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Guest Blog: Reading Rep Artistic Director Paul Stacey On DORIAN Photo Guest Blog: Reading Rep Artistic Director Paul Stacey On DORIAN
by Guest Author - Oct 19, 2021

When I told people I was going to start a professional producing theatre in Reading the reaction was often the same: a sort of bemused smirk.

Photos: First Look at DORIAN at Reading Rep Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at DORIAN at Reading Rep Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

All new production photos have been released from DORIAN, a world première adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray written by Bruntwood Prize winner Phoebe Eclair-Powell, and RSC Associate Director Owen Horsley. 

Photos: Inside Reading Rep's Opening Gala Photo Photos: Inside Reading Rep's Opening Gala
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

Reading Rep Opening Gala marked the official opening of Reading’s new cultural arts hub, following a two-year build and fundraising campaign which raised over £1 million to build the new theatre.

Reading Rep Theatre Announces Full Casting For DORIAN Photo Reading Rep Theatre Announces Full Casting For DORIAN
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

Reading Rep Theatre today announce the full cast of DORIAN, a world première adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray written by Bruntwood Prize winner Phoebe Eclair-Powell, and RSC Associate Director Owen Horsley. Owen Horsley directs Andro Cowperthwaite (Dorian), Ché Francis (Henry) and Nat Kennedy (Basil).

Reading Rep Theatre Launches With Reading Rep: Reborn - An Opening Night Gala Celebra Photo Reading Rep Theatre Launches With Reading Rep: Reborn - An Opening Night Gala Celebrating Reading And Its Cultural Future
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021

The event will       mark the official opening of Reading Rep's new cultural arts hub, following a two-year build and fundraising campaign which raised over £1 million to build the new theatre.

Reading Rep Theatre Announces Reading Rep: Reborn Season in New Theatre Photo Reading Rep Theatre Announces Reading Rep: Reborn Season in New Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2021

Reading Rep Theatre, led by Founding Artistic Director Paul Stacey and Executive Director Nick Thompson, today announces its opening season Reading Rep: Reborn in the company's new permanent home in Reading - classic stories reimagined, a company rejuvenated, and a cultural hub revitalised

Royal Shakespeare Company Confirms Rescheduled Programme For Winter 2021 Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Confirms Rescheduled Programme For Winter 2021
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare company has today confirmed full performance dates for its previously scheduled productions of The Magician's Elephant and The Wars of The Roses Part 1 and 2 which will now take place in Winter 2021.

Full Cast Announced for THE SHOW MUST GO ONLINE's HENRY VI PART III Photo Full Cast Announced for THE SHOW MUST GO ONLINE's HENRY VI PART III
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2020

The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part III.

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Winter Season Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Winter Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020

On announcing the RSC's Winter 2020 season Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, said: a?oeWhen I became Artistic Director, I wanted to stage every Shakespeare play in the canon once. We are more than two thirds of the way through that journey, which will conclude at the end of 2021.

Experience A Summer Of Shakespeare Across The US From The Royal Shakespeare Company Photo Experience A Summer Of Shakespeare Across The US From The Royal Shakespeare Company
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2019

RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has announced his ambition for a new collaborative cross-cast ensemble, to play three Shakespeare productions in a newly reconfigured Royal Shakespeare Theatre this summer.

Liba Vaynberg To Bring Scheiss Book To The Wild Project Photo Liba Vaynberg To Bring Scheiss Book To The Wild Project
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2019

Liba Vaynberg's award-winning solo play Scheiss Book: 6 Words for My Condition will return for three benefit nights at the Wild Project on 4/2, 4/7 and 4/9 in collaboration with Fault Line Theatre and Wheelhouse Theatre. Winner of the Backstage Magazine Audience Choice Award and Best One-Woman Show at the United Solo Festival with a record-breaking number of encores and subsequent productions at Dixon Place and Stonewall Inn, Scheiss Book is a solo show for people who hate solo shows. Relatives who survived the Holocaust are mentioned only for comedic purposes. 

Dell'Arte Opera Announces 16th Annual Festival 8/11-26 Photo Dell'Arte Opera Announces 16th Annual Festival 8/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

Hailed for its 'compelling and innovative programming (WQXR Radio)," dell'Arte Opera Ensemble today announced its 2018 summer festival dedicated to works by Mozart and Salieri. Starting on August 11, 2018, and running until August 26, the festival features 13 performances of two fully-staged operas, a scenes program, and an intimate recital to be presented in the intimate black-box space of La MaMa Theatre. Currently in its 16th season, dell'Arte has filled the summer lull with fresh productions of well-known classics and rarities, performed by the developmental company's cast of young singers, supported by a fine musical ensemble.

BWW Feature: THIS WEEKEND IN CLASSICAL MUSIC 8/9 ‚Ä" 8/12 Photo BWW Feature: THIS WEEKEND IN CLASSICAL MUSIC 8/9 ‚Ä" 8/12
by Cole Grissom - Aug 9, 2018

Check out what's happening this weekend in classical music!

Dell'Arte Opera Announces 16th Annual Festival 8/11-26 Photo Dell'Arte Opera Announces 16th Annual Festival 8/11-26
by Julie Musbach - Apr 25, 2018

Hailed for its 'compelling and innovative programming (WQXR Radio)," dell'Arte Opera Ensemble today announced its 2018 summer festival dedicated to works by Mozart and Salieri. Starting on August 11, 2018, and running until August 26, the festival features 13 performances of two fully-staged operas, a scenes program, and an intimate recital to be presented in the intimate black-box space of La MaMa Theatre. Currently in its 16th season, dell'Arte has filled the summer lull with fresh productions of well-known classics and rarities, performed by the developmental company's cast of young singers, supported by a fine musical ensemble.

Photo Flash: Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR Makes Its World Premiere at Classic Stag Photo Photo Flash: Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR Makes Its World Premiere at Classic Stage Company
by Danielle Gutierrez - Feb 2, 2018

The cast and crew of Terrence McNally's FIRE AND AIR celebrated the world premiere of the new play at Classic Stage Company last night, Thursday, February 1st. Cast members James Cusati-Moyer, Marsha Mason, and more were joined by guests like Molly Ringwald and Donna Murphy. Check out the photos from opening night!

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, LOOT, OUR TOWN and More Set for The Watermill Theatre's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the second part of its 50th anniversary season which goes on sale on 22 May with priority booking for Friends of The Watermill opening on 15 May.

Spotlight to Sponsor National Youth Theatre's West End Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) have announced that the UK's leading casting resource, Spotlight, is to sponsor industry performances for their REP cast in the West End this autumn.

National Youth Theatre Announces 60th Season - West End Premieres, Regional Tour and More
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 20, 2016

Paul Roseby, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (NYT) has today announced a new season of work for the company in celebration of their 60th anniversary year. Founded in 1956 the NYT is the pioneering force for youth theatre around the world and is recognised as the leading provider of free alternatives to formal theatre training, with alumni including Dame Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, Chiwetel Ejiofor CBE and Sir Daniel Day Lewis. Since being founded the world's leading youth arts charity has nurtured the talent of over 100,000 young people.  

David Tennant-Led 'KING AND COUNTRY' Begins Tonight at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

In a major theatrical event marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, BAM, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and The Ohio State University present the US Premiere of Shakespeare's History plays in KING AND COUNTRY: SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS. Following performances at the Barbican, and in China in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, the plays are directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and performed in repertory at the BAM Harvey Theater from tonight, Mar 24, through May 1, 2016.

Full Cast, Dates, Events Set for David Tennant-Led 'KING AND COUNTRY' at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

In a major theatrical event marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, BAM, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and The Ohio State University present the US Premiere of Shakespeare's History plays in KING AND COUNTRY: SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS. Following performances at the Barbican, and in China in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong, the plays are directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and performed in repertory at the BAM Harvey Theater from Mar 24 through May 1, 2016.

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