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NICK BARNES studied drama at Hull University and theatre design at the Slade School of Fine Art and soon after began incorporating puppets into his designs for opera and theatre, nationally and internationally. Until recently he was joint artistic director of the puppetry company Blind Summit ... (read complete bio)
 
Nick Barnes Headshot

Bio:
NICK BARNES studied drama at Hull University and theatre design at the Slade School of Fine Art and soon after began incorporating puppets into his designs for opera and theatre, nationally and internationally. Until recently he was joint artistic director of the puppetry company Blind Summit ... (read complete bio)
POP UP PALLADIUM Launches To Support Puppeteers Across The Arts Industry Photo POP UP PALLADIUM Launches To Support Puppeteers Across The Arts Industry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

The Pop Up Palladium has announced a brand new line-up their third show on Sunday 4th October at 7:30 pm. Tickets are now on sale via this link.

New Virtual Puppet Theatre 'Pop Up Palladium' Launches to Support Puppeteers Across t Photo New Virtual Puppet Theatre 'Pop Up Palladium' Launches to Support Puppeteers Across the Arts Industry
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

A brand-new virtual puppet theatre has arrived on our screens, with acts announced for the first two shows on Friday 4th September and Friday 18th September at 8pm respectively.

THE MIDNIGHT GANG and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to be Streamed Online From Chichester Fest Photo THE MIDNIGHT GANG and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to be Streamed Online From Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

David Walliams's The Midnight Gang and the Chichester Festival Youth Theatre production of Beauty and the Beast (adapted by Anna Ledwich, music and lyrics by Richard Taylor) will be the next productions to be streamed online from Chichester Festival Theatre.

Winners Announced For UK Theatre Awards 2019 Photo Winners Announced For UK Theatre Awards 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2019

The 2019 UK Theatre Awards winners were revealed today (Sunday 27 October) in a lunchtime ceremony at London's Guildhall.

Full Company Confirmed For THE BUTTERFLY LION At Chichester Festival Theatre Photo Full Company Confirmed For THE BUTTERFLY LION At Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo, in a new adaptation by Anna Ledwich, will premiere at Chichester's Minerva Theatre from 5 October a?" 15 November, directed by Dale Rooks.

BWW TV: Puppetry Designers Nick Barnes and Finn Caldwell On LIFE OF PI Photo BWW TV: Puppetry Designers Nick Barnes and Finn Caldwell On LIFE OF PI
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 3, 2019

Puppetry designers Nick Barnes and Finn Caldwell discuss the challenges of bringing the animals to life in LIFE OF PI. Watch the video below!

Sheffield Theatres Announces New Season To Complete Programming For 2019 Photo Sheffield Theatres Announces New Season To Complete Programming For 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

As his production of Richard Hawley and Chris Bush's Standing at the Sky's Edge opens in the Crucible, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, announces programming for 2019.

ARIODANTE Opens at the Lyric March 2 Photo ARIODANTE Opens at the Lyric March 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

With plot twists worthy of Shakespeare, the love between Princess Ginevra and the noble Ariodante is threatened by the machinations of Polinesso, who lusts after the princess and will stop at nothing to sabotage the royal wedding.

BWW Review: 'I've Got the Chills' For CTC'S Charming MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS Photo BWW Review: 'I've Got the Chills' For CTC'S Charming MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jan 23, 2019

In the depths of Minnesota's January cold, Children's Theatre Company (CTC) presents a story based on a town in England, with a name similar to one outside of Minneapolis, Stillwater. Here, the musical adapted from the 1938 Newbury Honor Book 'Mr. Popper's Penguins.' comes to life under Director Emma Earle. While the entire musical originally premiered through Pins and Needles Productions, Bristol, UK, CTC transports its cast and crew to the Minneapolis stage though numerous charming evenings and afternoons to savor.

Photo Flash: Children's Theatre Company's Presents MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS Photo Photo Flash: Children's Theatre Company's Presents MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Children's Theatre Company presents Mr. Popper's Penguins in association with Kenny Wax Family Entertainment and TC Beech.

DOCTOR DOLITTLE Tour Supports WWF Photo DOCTOR DOLITTLE Tour Supports WWF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The producers of the UK & Ireland Tour of Leslie Bricusse's much loved musical Doctor Dolittle, which opens at the Churchill Theatre Bromley on 9 November, with a national press night at the New Theatre Oxford on 17 January 2019, are delighted to announce their support of WWF.

FASCINATING AIDA's Adele Anderson Joins Cast Of DOCTOR DOLITTLE Photo FASCINATING AIDA's Adele Anderson Joins Cast Of DOCTOR DOLITTLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Fascinating Aida's Adele Anderson is confirmed to join Mark Williams, who plays Doctor Dolittle, in the UK & Ireland Tour of Doctor Dolittle. Adele will play Lady Bellowes/Poison Arrow at the first six venues of the tour - Bromley, Salford, Oxford, Wolverhampton, Newcastle and Hull. There will be a national press night on Thursday 17 January 2019 at the Oxford New Theatre.

Echo Theater Company Presents ZEITGEIST An Evening Of Six World Premiere Short Plays Photo Echo Theater Company Presents ZEITGEIST An Evening Of Six World Premiere Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Zeitgeist- A provocative evening of six world-premiere short works by acclaimed playwrights that explore the prevailing social and political currents.

Echo Theater Company Presents ZEITGEIST An Evening Of Six World Premiere Short Plays Photo Echo Theater Company Presents ZEITGEIST An Evening Of Six World Premiere Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Zeitgeist- A provocative evening of six world-premiere short works by acclaimed playwrights that explore the prevailing social and political currents.

Barry Edelstein's THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! Returns to the Old Globe Photo Barry Edelstein's THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! Returns to the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined The Old Globe for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors. This special free program celebrates TCG's newly released revised edition of Edelstein's book Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard.

BWW Review: THE LORAX is a Fantastical Fable  at The Old Globe Photo BWW Review: THE LORAX is a Fantastical Fable at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 9, 2018

THE LORAX is a fantastic fable, one that seems as apt for today as when the book was written in 1971. Playing at The Old Globe through August 12th. For information on tickets and showtimes go to www.theoldglobe.org

Free Monday Night Summer Shakespeare Film Screenings at The Old Globe this July Photo Free Monday Night Summer Shakespeare Film Screenings at The Old Globe this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

The Old Globe will once again share some of its favorite Shakespearean cinema as a complement to its stage productions with the return of Free Monday Night Film Screenings, presented in conjunction with the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Curated by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and introduced by KPBS's "Cinema Junkie" Beth Accomando, the films include Fred Wilcox's Forbidden Planet on July 9, Ralph Fiennes's Coriolanus on July 16, Orson Welles's Othello on July 30, and Ian McKellen's Richard III on August 27. Admission is free. Seating for each film is first-come, first-served and by general admission. The line begins one hour before each screening.

DR. SEUSS'S THE LORAX Begins Performances at The Old Globe This Month Photo DR. SEUSS'S THE LORAX Begins Performances at The Old Globe This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Old Globe, together with Children's Theatre Company (CTC), and in partnership with The Old Vic, today updated information for Dr. Seuss's The Lorax in its U.S. premiere. The production, based on the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss, is adapted for the stage by David Greig (Artistic Director of Royal Lyceum Theatre Company; recent work: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Cover My Tracks) with music and lyrics written by Charlie Fink (front man/songwriter for the hit musical group Noah and the Whale, 2007-2015).

Who Won Big at the Drama Desk Awards? Full List! Photo Who Won Big at the Drama Desk Awards? Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2018

The time has come for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, June 3 (8:00 PM) at The Town Hall in Manhattan.

ANGELS IN AMERICA's 'Angels Fund' Offers $5 Tickets to LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Organizations Photo ANGELS IN AMERICA's 'Angels Fund' Offers $5 Tickets to LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Organizations
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Producers Tim Levy (Director, NT America) and Jordan Roth (President, Jujamcyn Theaters) announced today that the Olivier Award¬ģ-winning National Theatre revival of Tony Kushner's masterwork, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, has established the 'Angels Fund' to provide hundreds of $5 tickets to each part of the play to NYC-area LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS service organizations. Some of the organizations that have received these specially-priced tickets include: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), SAGE, Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and The LGBTQ Center.

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