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THE LAST FIVE YEARS Virtual Production Starring Nasia Thomas and Nicholas Edwards Has Photo THE LAST FIVE YEARS Virtual Production Starring Nasia Thomas and Nicholas Edwards Has Been Extended
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2021

The virtual production of The Last Five Years has been extended. The production, which has been nominated for a Drama League Award for Outstanding Digital Theatre, Individual Production, originally ran March 15-28, and recently returned for an encore engagement from April 13-25. The production will now be available through May 9

Virtual Production of THE LAST FIVE YEARS Returns For Extended Run, April 12-25 Photo Virtual Production of THE LAST FIVE YEARS Returns For Extended Run, April 12-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2021

The producers of The Last 5 Years have announced a special return engagement of the critically acclaimed virtual production, due to unprecedented audience demand. 

Streaming Version Of THE LAST 5 YEARS Returns For Extended Run Photo Streaming Version Of THE LAST 5 YEARS Returns For Extended Run
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2021

The producers of The Last 5 Years have announced a special return engagement of the critically acclaimed virtual production, due to unprecedented audience demand. The production, which was recently nominated for a 2021 Drama League Award for Outstanding Digital Theater, Individual Production, will stream for an additional 16 performances, from April 12-25.

Chiswick Playhouse Reopens With New Variety Festival Photo Chiswick Playhouse Reopens With New Variety Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021

Chiswick Playhouse will mark its reopening with a socially distanced festival of magic, musicals, comedy and more! There will be premieres, hilarious stand-up and dreamy music with artists including star of stage and screen, Phyllis Logan (Downton Abbey; Lovejoy); comedy legend, Andy Parsons (Mock the Week); and comedian and TV personality, Judi Love (Loose Women).

Creative Team and New Production Dates Announced for THE LAST FIVE YEARS Starring Nas Photo Creative Team and New Production Dates Announced for THE LAST FIVE YEARS Starring Nasia Thomas and Nicholas Edwards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021

Out of the Box Theatrics, Holmdel Theatre Company, and Blair Russell have announced the creative team and streaming dates for their upcoming site-specific virtual production of The Last Five Years.   

BWW TV: Watch the AIN'T TOO PROUD Company Come Together for 'The Way You Do the Thing Photo BWW TV: Watch the AIN'T TOO PROUD Company Come Together for 'The Way You Do the Things You Do'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2020

What happens when a Broadway company has to stay apart? They come together via technology! Ain't Too Proud Music Director Kenny Seymour asked the show's Classic Five Temptations as well as everyone in the orchestra send in videos performing the opening number- a?oeThe Way You Do The Things You Do.a??

Celebrate Black History Month on The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus Photo Celebrate Black History Month on The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020

The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus, along with Resident Company support from The Philly POPS and the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, celebrates Black History Month in February 2020 with an array of FREE and ticketed programming honoring African American artistic expression and culture.

BWW Exclusive: American Federation of Musicians Local 802 Record Carols For A Cure Photo BWW Exclusive: American Federation of Musicians Local 802 Record Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 13, 2019

Carols for a Cure is back for 2019 in its 21st edition! Below, Check out exclusive photos as the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 gathers to record their track- 'A Prayer for Peace.'

The Festival Theatre Presents Exclusive Scottish Dates Of Explosive Political Drama T Photo The Festival Theatre Presents Exclusive Scottish Dates Of Explosive Political Drama THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

The Festival Theatre is delighted to present the exclusive Scottish dates of James Graham's critically acclaimed and prescient political drama THIS HOUSE.

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of THIS HOUSE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

James Graham's critically acclaimed and prescient political drama takes on a new importance in the current political climate. Are we in the midst of a political revolution? Can the country stay united? Roll back to 1974... The corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and back biting as Britain's political parties' battle to change the future of the nation, whatever it takes.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Tour of THIS HOUSE Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the UK Tour of THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Rehearsals have begun for the first UK tour of This House, which opens at West Yorkshire Playhouse on 23 February (national press night 28 February).

Casting Announced for the UK Tour of James Graham's THIS HOUSE Photo Casting Announced for the UK Tour of James Graham's THIS HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

The cast who play a colourful host of MPs and Whips - is Ian Barritt (Batley & Morley/Woolwich West/Belfast North/Western Isles & Ensemble), William Chubb (Humphrey Atkins), Giles Cooper (Fred Silvester), Stephen Critchlow (Bromsgrove/Abingdon/Liverpool Edge Hill/Paisley/Fermanagh & Ensemble), James Gaddas (Walter Harrison), Natalie Grady (Ann Taylor), Ian Houghton (Armagh, Ambulance Man, Ensemble), David Hounslow (Joe Harper), Marcus Hutton (Ensemble), Harry Kershaw (Paddington South/Chelmsford/South Ayrshire/Henley/Marioneth /Coventry North West/Rushcliffe/Perry Barr & Ensemble), Louise Ludgate (Rochester & Chatham/Welwyn & Hatfield/Coventry South West/Ilford North/Lady Batley & Ensemble), Geoffrey Lumb (Clockmaker/Peebles/Redditch/Stirlingshire West/Clerk & Ensemble), Nicholas Lumley (Oxshott/Belfast West/St Helens & Ensemble), Martin Marquez (Bob Mellish), Matthew Pidgeon (Jack Weatherill), Miles Richardson (Speaker Act I/Mansfield/Sergeant at Arms Act II/West Lothian & Ensemble), Tony Turner (Michael Cocks), Orlando Wells (Walsall North/Plymouth Sutton/Serjeant at Arms Act I/Speaker Act II/Caernarfon/Clerk & Ensemble) and Charlotte Worthing (Ensemble). Ian Houghton, David Hounslow, Matthew Pidgeon, Tony Turner and Orlando Wells return to This House having previously appeared in the West End production.

American Modern Ensemble Presents VOICE OF AMERICA, 6/15-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The acclaimed¬†American Modern Ensemble¬†(AME), that spotlights American music via lively thematic programming, presents¬†Voice of America¬†‚Äď a program of vocal music written in the past five years. Also featuring works by Robert Maggio and Luna Pearl Woolf, the program is highlighted by two collaborations between composer (and AME founder) Robert Paterson and writer David Cote: the New York premiere of their song cycle about online dating,¬†In Real Life; and a selection of arias from¬†Three Way, a trio of one-act comic operas that will have its New York premiere engagement¬†June 15-18¬†at BAM.

James Graham's Political Drama THIS HOUSE to Close This Month at the Garrick
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

This House, written by James Graham and directed by Jeremy Herrin, will end its scheduled run at the Garrick Theatre on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Exclusive Photo Coverage: SOMETHING ROTTEN Gets Help from a Friend for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 11, 2016

The holiday season is not complete without the perfect music to accompany it. 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' is the latest compilation album that embodies the spirit of the season like nothing else can. A project born completely out of love, 'Broadway's Carols for a Cure' pairs the casts from famous Broadway musicals with songs that are both classic and new. The result is pure gold that will make you reach for the 'repeat' button over and over again.

On Stage Seating on HOUSE OF COMMONS-STYLE Green Benches Now Available from £10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Take your place in the House of Commons as extra on stage seating have now just been released for James Graham's This House.

Cast Announced For West End Transfer of THIS HOUSE
by Edward Baker - Jul 6, 2016

Casting has been announced for the West End transfer of James Graham's critically acclaimed political drama THIS HOUSE. Phil Daniels, Kevin Doyle, David Hounslow, Ed Hughes, Lauren O'Neil, Nathaniel Parker, Steffan Rhodri, Malcolm Sinclair and Sarah Woodward lead the cast which also includes Christopher Godwin, Peter Landi, Matthew Pigeon, Giles Taylor, Tony Turner and Orlando Wells.

Photo Flash: Almeida Theatre To Present THE TURN OF THE SCREW, 18 January ‚Ä" 16 March 2013, Rehearsal Photos Inside!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2013

Lindsay Posner has returned to the Almeida to direct Rebecca Lenkiewicz' new stage adaptation of Henry James' The Turn of the Screw which runs from 18 January - 16 March 2013, with press night on 24 January. Check out rehearsal photos inside!

THE TURN OF THE SCREW Ends Almeida Theatre Run March 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Lindsay Posner's production of The Turn of the Screw at the Almeida Theatre finishes it's run on 16 March 2013. The cast comprises Caroline Bartleet (a woman), Laurence Belcher (Miles), Eoin Geoghegan (a man), Gemma Jones (Mrs. Grose), Anna Madeley (The Governess), Orlando Wells (Sackville) and Isabella Blake, Emilia Jones and Lucy Morton who will alternate the role of Flora. The Turn of the Screw is sponsored by Pinsent Masons LLP.

The Tabard Theatre Presents THE DUKE IN DARKNESS, Beginning April 16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Patrick Hamilton's The Duke in Darkness will be presented at The Tabard Theatre from 16 April to 11 May 2013. In a new version adapted by Orlando Wells, this production will mark the first time Hamilton's 'lost' play returns to the London stage in over 60 years. The production will be directed by Phoebe Barran.

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