WISE CHILDREN Begins at Storyhouse Next WeekWISE CHILDREN Begins at Storyhouse Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The new theatrical production of novelist Angela Carter's Wise Children comes to Storyhouse next week. (more...)

Emma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Plays At HOME ManchesterEmma Rice's WISE CHILDREN Plays At HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Wise Children and The Old Vic bring their world premiere production of Angela Carter's novel Wise Children, adapted and directed by Emma Rice and co- produced by the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Oxford Playhouse, and York Theatre Royal, to HOME in Manchester Tuesday 26 February - Saturday 2 March 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: WISE CHILDREN, Bristol Old VicBWW Review: WISE CHILDREN, Bristol Old Vic
by Tim Wright - Jan 25, 2019

'Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people' writes Angela Carter in her 1992 book Wise Children and that is the starting point for Emma Rice's furiously fast adaptation in this, the first outing for her newly formed theatre company of the same name. (more...)

BWW Review: WISE CHILDREN, Old VicBWW Review: WISE CHILDREN, Old Vic
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 18, 2018

Emma Rice is back after her kerfuffle with Shakespeare's Globe, debuting her brand new company with an adaptation of Angela Carter's novel of the same name. After being shown out of the Bard's doors last April, and following the company's funding controversy, she silences doubters by taking up residency at the Old Vic with a gloriously colourful and unashamedly bold first show. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WISE CHILIDREN at The Old VicPhoto Flash: First Look at WISE CHILIDREN at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

A big, bawdy tangle of theatrical joy and heartbreak, Wise Children is a celebration of show business, family, forgiveness and hope. Expect show girls and Shakespeare, sex and scandal, music, mischief and mistaken identity - and butterflies by the thousand. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For WISE CHILDREN at the Old VicPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal For WISE CHILDREN at the Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Wise Children comes to the Old Vic, produced by the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Oxford Playhouse and York Theatre Royal. (more...)

Etta Murfitt, Gareth Snook and More Cast in the Old Vic's WISE CHILDRENEtta Murfitt, Gareth Snook and More Cast in the Old Vic's WISE CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Old Vic today announces the cast of Wise Children, which will have its world premiere at The Old Vic on 17 October, with previews from 8 October, ahead of its UK tour. The cast includes Sam Archer, Ankur Bahl, Stu Barker, Omari Douglas, Mirabelle Gremaud, Alex Heane, Paul Hunter, Melissa James, Bettrys Jones, Patrycja Kujawska, Etta Murfitt, Katy Owen, Ian Ross, Gareth Snook and Mike Shepherd. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for PETER PAN at Regent's Park Open Air TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for PETER PAN at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's revival of their 2015 Olivier Award-nominated production, Peter Pan launches the 2018 season in the final year of the First World War Centenary Commemorations. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announces PETER PAN Cast Including Fiston Barek & Dennis HerdmanRegent's Park Open Air Theatre Announces PETER PAN Cast Including Fiston Barek & Dennis Herdman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

With British Summer Time (BST) starting this weekend, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced casting for Peter Pan (17 May - 15 June), which launches the 2018 summer season in the final year of the First World War Centenary Commemorations. Fiston Barek takes the title role of Peter Pan and Dennis Herdman plays the role of Captain Hook. (more...)

Photo Flash: Full Casting Announced for New Production of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Underbelly Productions have today announced full casting for a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe. The production will open on 14 September 2017 in a new temporary theatre in Marble Arch, London. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Close-Up Shots from THE LIFE at Southwark Playhouse
by Roy Tan - Mar 28, 2017

The hit Broadway musical The Life makes its long awaited London debut, directed by the show's original Broadway director, Michael Blakemore, at Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season now through 29 April 2017, with press night on 29 March. Scroll down for exclusive, close-up stills from the show! (more...)

BWW TV: T'Shan Williams and Sharon D. Clarke Duet on 'My Friend' from THE LIFE at Southwark Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2017

The hit Broadway musical The Life makes its long awaited London debut, directed by the show's original Broadway director, Michael Blakemore, at Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season now through 29 April 2017, with press night on 29 March. Watch  T'Shan Williams and Sharon D. Clarke perform 'My Friend' in the recording studio below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE LIFE at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The hit Broadway musical The Life makes its long awaited London debut, directed by the show's original Broadway director, Michael Blakemore, at Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season now through 29 April 2017, with press night on 29 March. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for THE LIFE at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Life, which makes its long awaited London debut, directed by the show's original Broadway director, Michael Blakemore, will run at Southwark Playhouse for a strictly limited season from 25 March - 29 April 2017, with press night on 29 March. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

T'Shan Williams, David Albury, and More Announced for UK Premiere of THE LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Full casting of the hit Broadway musical, The Life, includes John Addison (Jojo), David Albury (Fleetwood), Jalisa Andrews (Chichi), Matthew Caputo (Oddjob), Lawrence Carmichael (Snickers), Omari Douglas (Slick), Aisha Jawando (Carmen), Thomas-Lee Kidd (Bobby), Charlotte Reavey (April), Jo Servi (Lacy), Lucinda Shaw (Tracy), Johnathan Tweedie (Theodore), T'Shan Williams (Queen) and Joanna Woodward (Mary). They join the previously announced musical theatre stars Sharon D. Clarke (Sonja), who was recently appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 Queen's New Year Honours for services to drama, and Cornell S. John (Memphis). (more...)

Photo Flash: See Anna-Jane Casey and Ben Lewis in Rehearsals for ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Sharp shootin', smart talkin' Annie Oakley is a force to be reckoned with. But when she's pitched against the charming, fiercely competitive Frank Butler, has she finally met her match? (more...)

Sheffield Theatres' ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Extended Due To Popular Demand
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Sheffield Theatres today announce that their major new revival of the Irving Berlin musical Annie Get Your Gun is to extend its run for one week due to public demand. The production which opens on 8 December will now run until 21 January. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Sheffield Theatres Announce Full Casting for Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for its major new revival of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun. Paul Foster directs Anna-Jane Casey as Annie Oakley and Ben Lewis as Frank Butler, with Nicolas Colicos (Buffalo Bill), Mike Denman (Pawnee Bill), Lauren Hall (Winnie Tate), Matthew Malthouse (Foster Wilson), Timothy Quinlan (Charlie Davenport), Cleve September (Tommy Keeler), Maggie Service (Dolly Tate), Karl Seth (Chief Sitting Bull), and completing the ensemble, Josh Andrews, Ronan Burns, Emma Caffrey, Matthew Croke, Omari Douglas, Rosie Fletcher, Melissa James, Jasmine Kerr, Natasha Mould, Jak Skelly, Leah West and Emma Woods (ensemble and Dance Captain). The production opens on 14 December, with previews from 8 December, and runs until 14 January.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Starts Previews Tonight at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar begins previews tonight 15 July for an opening 21 July 2016 at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Delcan Bennett and More for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

As rehearsals start for Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, full casting is announced, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! Jesus Christ Superstar begins previews 15 July for an opening 21 July 2016.  (more...)

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