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BWW Reviews: FRANKENSTEIN'S American Premiere Creates Philosophical Drama at Off the Wall Theatre
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 19, 2014

Man and Sensibilities. Machines and Sciene. Milwaukee's Off the Wall Theatre presents an American premiere of an intellectual Frankenstein based on Mary Shelley's 1818 novel more than the horror monsters the novel's name frequently invokes. The company's Artistic Director Dale Gutzman imported an adaptation by Nick Dear that premiered at London's National Theatre and focuses on the meaning of creating the spark of human life overlaid with touches from John MIlton's "Paradise Lost." Themes that Shelly intertwined into her original novel, often considered to be one of the first examples of science fiction.

National Theatre Live's FRANKENSTEIN, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, Encores Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Due to unprecedented audience demand, National Theatre Live and Fathom will present special encore screenings of The National Theatre of Great Britain's acclaimed Olivier Award winning production of FRANKENSTEIN, a play by Nick Dear based on Mary Shelley's novel. The production stars Olivier Award winners Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, and directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle, in select cinemas worldwide tonight, October 29, 2014. Watch the trailer below!

National Theatre Live's FRANKENSTEIN, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, Encores Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Due to unprecedented audience demand, National Theatre Live and Fathom will present special encore screenings of The National Theatre of Great Britain's acclaimed Olivier Award winning production of FRANKENSTEIN, a play by Nick Dear based on Mary Shelley's novel. The production stars Olivier Award winners Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, and directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle, in select cinemas worldwide this week, October 27 & 29, 2014. Watch the trailer below!

National Theatre Live's FRANKENSTEIN, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, to Encore Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Due to unprecedented audience demand, National Theatre Live and Fathom will present special encore screenings of The National Theatre of Great Britain's acclaimed Olivier Award winning production of FRANKENSTEIN, a play by Nick Dear based on Mary Shelley's novel. The production stars Olivier Award winners Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, and directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle, in select cinemas worldwide on October 27 & 29, 2014. Watch the trailer below!

'Doctor Who's Peter Capaldi to Star in INSIDE THE MIND OF LEONARDO IN 3D
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Submarine Deluxe announced today that the company is acquiring the U.S. rights to Julian Jones' INSIDE THE MIND OF LEONARDO in 3D.

NT Live's FRANKENSTEIN with Benedict Cumberbatch Returning to Theaters in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Due to unprecedented audience demand, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced special encore screenings of The National Theatre of Great Britain's acclaimed Olivier Award winning production of FRANKENSTEIN, a play by Nick Dear based on Mary Shelley's novel. The production stars Olivier Award winners Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, and directed by Academy Award-winner Danny Boyle, in select cinemas worldwide on October 27 & 29, 2014. Tickets go on sale beginning this Friday, September 12. Dates vary at venues internationally and further screenings will follow.

Amphibian Stage Adds 'STREETCAR,' SKYLIGHT & More National Theatre Live Screenings to Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced newly released screenings of National Theatre Live through early spring 2015, presented in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Star-studded productions of A Streetcar Named Desire, Medea, Skylight, an encore screening of Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, John and Treasure Island will follow the previously-announced screenings of A Small Family Business and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

National Theatre Live Broadcasts Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas Today
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre today, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow.

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins are to play sisters Polly Wyeth and Silda Grauman respectively, in The Old Vic's UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner. Further casting will be announced shortly.

Tony Nominee Martha Plimpton Joins Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, Posner Will Direct
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The full cast is announced for the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, opening at The Old Vic on Monday 24 March with previews from Thursday 13 March. Directed by Lindsay Posner, the new production will star Sinead Cusack, Peter Egan, Clare Higgins, Daniel Lapaine and Martha Plimpton.

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins to Star in OTHER DESERT CITIES at The Old Vic, March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Sinead Cusack and Clare Higgins are to play sisters Polly Wyeth and Silda Grauman respectively, in The Old Vic's UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner. Further casting will be announced shortly.

L.A. Theatre Works Screens National Theatre Live Broadcasts of HAMLET and FRANKENSTEIN Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

L.A. Theatre Works & The James Bridges Theater present two live broadcasts in HD: 'Hamlet' and 'Frankenstein' at UCLA's James Bridges Theater.

Jon Robin Baitz's OTHER DESERT CITIES to Open at The Old Vic on March 24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The Old Vic presents the UK premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed play, Other Desert Cities, directed by Lindsay Posner, which will be the first in a season of productions to be presented in-the-round at The Old Vic.

L.A. Theatre Works to Screen National Theatre Live Broadcasts of HAMLET and FRANKENSTEIN, 1/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

L.A. Theatre Works & The James Bridges Theater present two live broadcasts in HD: "Hamlet" and "Frankenstein" at UCLA's James Bridges Theater.

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas on May 1, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide whenNATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow.

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Sam Mendes-Helmed KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in Cinemas on May 1, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

Two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Russell Beale's performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide whenNATIONAL THEATRE LIVE broadcasts the production live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday, May 1, 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow.

James McAvoy, Helen Mirren, Michael Grandage and More Make Longlist for 2013 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

The longlist is announced today for the 59th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards. The Awards, hosted by London Evening Standard proprietor Evgeny Lebedev, will be compered by Damian Lewis, the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning star of TV's Homeland, at a gala black-tie evening at the Savoy Hotel today November 17.

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, THE LIGHT PRINCESS & More Included on 2013 Evening Standard Awards Shortlist
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 8, 2013

The shortlist for the annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards has been announced. Winners revealed at a ceremony presented by Damian Lewis at the Savoy Hotel on November 17, when the recipients of six special awards will also be revealed.

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces National Theatre Live Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) today announced an additional offering in its National Theatre Live screening series for 2013, presented in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (Marla Price, Director). In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the National Theatre presents National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage, bringing together the best British actors for unique evenings of unforgettable performances broadcast live from London to cinemas around the world.

James McAvoy, Helen Mirren, Michael Grandage and More Make Longlist for 2013 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The longlist is announced today for the 59th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards. The Awards, hosted by London Evening Standard proprietor Evgeny Lebedev, will be compered by Damian Lewis, the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning star of TV's Homeland, at a gala black-tie evening at the Savoy Hotel on Sunday November 17.

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