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A West End Gala Night of 'Theatrical Consequences' Comes to the Savoy Theatre in May Photo A West End Gala Night of 'Theatrical Consequences' Comes to the Savoy Theatre in May
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2023

The game of Consequences - drawing an image, turning over the page to hide it and passing it on - often ends in astonishing and eye-wateringly funny results. Now inspired by this ‚Äúwhat will happen next?‚ÄĚ children's game, there will be a one night only fundraising gala evening at the Savoy theatre on Monday 15 May, 2023.

Photo: National Geographic Reveals First Look of A SMALL LIGHT Photo Photo: National Geographic Reveals First Look of A SMALL LIGHT
by Michael Major - Dec 20, 2022

National Geographic released a photo from the upcoming A SMALL LIGHT. Reflecting on the holiday’s themes of resistance, resilience and courage, it shows Miep and Jan Gies, the Frank family, the van Pels family, and Fritz Pfeffer in a scene from the show in which they gather to celebrate the Jewish Festival of Lights while hidden in the annex.

Open Gate International Film Festival To Return For Its 2nd Year; Lineup Unveiled Photo Open Gate International Film Festival To Return For Its 2nd Year; Lineup Unveiled
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Open Gate International Film Festival is set to return for its 2nd year, November 11-13th, at the West Newton Cinema in West Newton, Massachusetts. The lineup includes 48 independent films and 27 screenplays from over 20 countries around the globe.

Ava Wong Davies Announced as Winner of the 2022 Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Photo Ava Wong Davies Announced as Winner of the 2022 Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Prize
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

Emerging playwright Ava Wong Davies has won the £5,000 Ambassador Theatre Group Playwright's Prize in association with Platform Presents for her play 'Graceland'.

Video: See the First Trailer for the STARZ Historical Drama THE SERPENT QUEEN Photo Video: See the First Trailer for the STARZ Historical Drama THE SERPENT QUEEN
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022

STARZ has released the trailer and key art for the wicked new drama series ‚ÄúThe Serpent Queen‚ÄĚ set to premiere on Sunday, September 11.

Photos: See Rosalie Craig, Indira Varma, Robert Bathurst & More at THE JOY OF TEXT We Photo Photos: See Rosalie Craig, Indira Varma, Robert Bathurst & More at THE JOY OF TEXT West End Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Inspired by an hilarious exchange between her mum and brother that she has kept on her phone for years, film and theatre director¬†Josie Rourke¬†put¬†together a fast, raucous and breathtaking ‚ÄúI can‚Äôt believe you typed that‚ÄĚ evening in support of the Platform Presents Playwrights Prize.

Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival Photo Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 15, 2020

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Short Film, Indie Series and New Frontier categories for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

BWW Review: LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, Lyric Theatre Hammersmith Photo BWW Review: LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, Lyric Theatre Hammersmith
by Gary Naylor - Mar 12, 2020

Mike Bartlett's play has aged not a jot in its analysis of how one generation's freedoms constrains anothers. Funny and clever, it hits hard, even if it ultimately stretches credibility a tad too far.

BWW Interview: Nicholas Burns Talks LOVE, LOVE, LOVE at Lyric Hammersmith Photo BWW Interview: Nicholas Burns Talks LOVE, LOVE, LOVE at Lyric Hammersmith
by Eleni Cashell - Mar 11, 2020

Well known for his roles on both stage and screen, Nicholas Burns has recently starred in Measure for Measure (Donmar Warehouse) and Young Marx (Bridge Theatre). He returns to the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, where he appeared in the original cast of Ghost Stories, to play Kenneth in a revival of Mike Bartlett's Love, Love Love.

CITY OF ANGELS Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows Photo CITY OF ANGELS Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 26, 2020

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a musical with old Hollywood glamour to starry Chekhov and Coward, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

THE VOTE By James Graham Will Be Presented at Bush House Auditorium Photo THE VOTE By James Graham Will Be Presented at Bush House Auditorium
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2019

The Vote 2019 looks at what happens in Britain on election night through the eyes of those at the polling station. Once every 5 yearsa?" although, in recent times, increasingly more! - we assert our rights as citizens to uphold or replace our government. As we engage with democracy, we do it in the most unremarkable and understated ways- in local parish churches, primary schools and community centres across the country. James Graham set out to illuminate a?oethe diverse, diligent and often hilarious individualsa?? who turn the a?oeunglamorousa?? settings of polling stations into a?oeplaces where history is made.a?? Labelled a?oea glorious night at the polling stationa?? (Observer) and a?oebrilliant apta?? (Telegraph),the original Donmar production was broadcast live on More4 in 2015 and nominated for a BAFTA

MEASURE FOR MEASURE Extends At The Donmar Warehouse Until 1 December Photo MEASURE FOR MEASURE Extends At The Donmar Warehouse Until 1 December
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the extension due to exceptional demand of Measure for Measure, now booking performances until Saturday 1 December 2018. Friday 30 November will be a performance dedicated solely to YOUNG+FREE audiences aged 25 and under, enabling even more young audiences the opportunity to experience Shakespeare's exploration of sex and power. YOUNG+FREE is funded through the generosity of audiences via the Donmar's PAY IT FORWARD scheme. These donations have allowed the Donmar to allocate more than 12,000 free tickets to those aged 25 and under since the scheme began. Tickets to the YOUNG+FREE Friday performance will be allocated by ballot at the end of October. The ballot is now open for entries by signing up to the YOUNG+FREE mailing list at donmarwarehouse.com.

BWW Review: MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Donmar Warehouse Photo BWW Review: MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Donmar Warehouse
by Marianka Swain - Oct 12, 2018

It's a #MeToo-era Measure for Measure over at the Donmar, with Josie Rourke conducting a fascinating experiment: abridging Shakespeare's problem play to just over an hour and running it twice, once in period, once in modern dress. And with the key roles of Isabella and Angelo swapped between Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden.

Photo Flash: First Look at MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Donmar Warehouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Donmar Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2018

Vienna is corrupt. The Duke, who has let the city fall to vice, hands control to his Deputy, a hardline, puritan reformer.

COMPANY Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows Photo COMPANY Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Sep 29, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From gender-flipped Sondheim to David Hare and Martin McDonagh, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

Photo Flash: Hayley Atwell, Jack Lowden, and the Cast in Rehearsal For MEASURE FOR ME Photo Photo Flash: Hayley Atwell, Jack Lowden, and the Cast in Rehearsal For MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse has released rehearsal images of Measure For Measure which opens on Thursday 11 October (with previews from Friday 28 September). Directed by Artistic Director Josie Rourke it stars Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden who will alternate the roles of the powerful Deputy and the powerless Novice within every performance.

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For MEASURE FOR MEASURE Photo Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2018

The Donmar announces full casting for Artistic Director Josie Rourke's production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare. Joining the previously announced Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden are Ben Allen, Matt Bardock, Nicholas Burns, Jackie Clune, Rachel Denning, Molly Harris, Adam McNamara, Raad Rawi, Sule Rimi, Anwar Russell and Helena Wilson.

Jazz Haz Productions Comes to Toronto Fringe KidsFest 2018 Photo Jazz Haz Productions Comes to Toronto Fringe KidsFest 2018
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2018

Jazz Haz Productions brings Tales of Foreign Lands and People to the George Ignatieff Theatre for the 2018 Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival ' s Kids Fest. Written and performed by Anthony Audain, veteran storyteller, Papa Say, takes the audience on a journey to exotic and magical lands.

BWW Review: YOUNG MARX, Bridge Theatre Photo BWW Review: YOUNG MARX, Bridge Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Oct 29, 2017

Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr's enterprise is certainly an historic one: The Bridge is London's first new wholly commercial theatre in 80 years. If its opening play isn't the same landmark work, it's nevertheless an auspicious start to a promising enterprise.

YOUNG MARX Opens Tonight at the Bridge Theatre Photo YOUNG MARX Opens Tonight at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Nancy Carroll (Jenny von Westphalen), Laura Elphinstone (Nym), Eben Figueiredo (Schramm), Nicholas Burns (Willich), Tony Jayawardena (Gert 'Doc' Schmidt), Miltos Yerolemou (Barthelemy), Duncan Wisbey (Fleece/Darwin), Scott Karim (Grabiner/ Singe), Alana Ramsey (Mrs Mullett), Sophie Russell (Librarian), Fode Simbo (Peter), William Troughton (Constable Crimp) and Joseph Wilkins (Sergeant Savage) join the previously announced Rory Kinnear (Marx) and Oliver Chris (Engels) in the world premiere of Young Marx, a new comedy by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman, directed by Nicholas Hytner.

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