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Dame Maureen Lipman, Sally Ann Triplett, and More Come Together For WE NEED A LITTLE  Photo Dame Maureen Lipman, Sally Ann Triplett, and More Come Together For WE NEED A LITTLE CHRISTMAS Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

The concert will be filmed live at the Actors' Church (St Paul's Church) in London's Covent Garden, with performances from Dame Maureen Lipman, Courtney Act, Christine Allado, David Bedella, Simon Callow, Kevin Clifton, Brenda Edwards, Sheila Ferguson, Amy Hart, Dom Hartley-Harris, Sophie Isaacs, Cassidy Janson, Lydia Lucy, Lee Mead, Peter Polycarpou, Jodie Prenger, Sharon Rose, Sally Ann Triplett and The Vivienne, along with Brian Conley and the cast of A Christmas Carol – The Musical and the West End Gospel Choir.

ArtsEd Appoints David Ian to Board of Trustees Photo ArtsEd Appoints David Ian to Board of Trustees
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

ArtsEd has announced the appointment of David Ian to their Board of Trustees. Chief Executive of his eponymous production company, and the recipient of five Olivier awards and three Tony nominations, David is a world-renowned theatre producer with a highly successful career spanning over 30 years.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for FALLING STARS starring Peter Polycarpou and Sal Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals for FALLING STARS starring Peter Polycarpou and Sally Ann Triplett
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

Union Theatre yesterday presented a workshop run-through of Falling Stars, starring Peter Polycarpou and Sally Ann Triplett.

Bennington Performing Arts Center Presents DAYS OF RE-CREATION Photo Bennington Performing Arts Center Presents DAYS OF RE-CREATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Bennington Performing Arts Center (BPAC) presents Days of Re-Creationa?"A Virtual Play on September 25th at 7 pm as part of a rolling world premiere.

BroadwayHD Announces September Lineup - HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG, THE MUSIC MAN, and More! Photo BroadwayHD Announces September Lineup - HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOUG, THE MUSIC MAN, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

BroadwayHD has announced its September lineup!

Henry Clarke Joins Mint Theater's World Premiere CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES Photo Henry Clarke Joins Mint Theater's World Premiere CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Mint Theater Company Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced a cast change for the current production, Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories. Mint alumnus Henry Clarke will replace Alexander Sokovikov beginning Saturday evening February 29th.

Florida Studio Theatre Receives Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts Photo Florida Studio Theatre Receives Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces that it has been approved for a $15,000 Art Works grant to support The Suffragist Project: Celebrating 100 Years of the Woman's Right to Vote. In honor of this historic milestone, The Suffragist Project has brought together over 60 community partners, each creating their own artistic, cultural, and educational programming. As part of FST's contribution to The Project, the theatre has launched Historically Speaking, an educational touring program; commissioned four playwrights to develop new plays inspired by the movement for women's suffrage; and created an original devised play. The grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will support these artistic initiatives, as well as FST's Dangerous Ladies Festival, a weekend-long culminating celebration in August 2020 of the new theatrical work created over the course of The Project.

BWW Review: Two Tales By Russian Masters Brought To The Stage in The Mint's CHEKHOV/T Photo BWW Review: Two Tales By Russian Masters Brought To The Stage in The Mint's CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES
by Michael Dale - Feb 13, 2020

'You know, I hate your plays,' the great Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov once recalled the exalted Leo Tolstoy telling him during a friendly visit. 'Shakespeare was a bad writer, and I consider your plays even worse than his.'

Mint Theater Company Announces Complete Cast Of World Premiere Pairing of CHEKHOV/TOL Photo Mint Theater Company Announces Complete Cast Of World Premiere Pairing of CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that Katie Firth (A Day by the Sea, A Picture of Autumn, Susan and God, Far and Wide - Mint Theater, Museum - Keen Company), Anna Lentz (The Diary of Anne Frank - Geva Theatre Center, The Many Deaths of Nathan Stubblefield, The Tens, A Christmas Carol, Gratuitous Nudity and the Undisclosed Costs of Questioning Surveillance Rather Than Bad Broccoli - Actors Theatre of Louisville),

Full Casting Announced For THE EXORCIST at Theatre Royal Photo Full Casting Announced For THE EXORCIST at Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Casting has been confirmed for The Exorcist's eagerly anticipated run at Theatre Royal next month.

Full Cast Announced For The Tour Of THE EXORCIST Photo Full Cast Announced For The Tour Of THE EXORCIST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

The full cast has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of The Exorcist, starring national treasure and BAFTA Award Winner, Paul Nicholas, most recognised for playing the role of Vince Pinner in the celebrated British sitcom Just Good Friends, who will play Father Merin. Alongside Paul will be TV star Sophie Ward, best known for her roles in Holby City and Heartbeat playing Chris MacNeil, and household name Ben Caplan best known for his time as Sgt. Peter Noakes in Call the Midwife, who will play Father Damien. This talented trio will lead the cast for the UK and Ireland tour of the spine-tingling live production of The Exorcist, based on the best-selling novel by William Peter Blatty.

BWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER THE MUSICAL at John W. Engeman Theater Photo BWW Review: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER THE MUSICAL at John W. Engeman Theater
by Anthony Hazzard & Scott Stolzenberg - Jul 18, 2019

Put on your bell-bottoms and hustle your way down to the Engeman Theater where 'Saturday Night Fever The Musical' is electrifying groupies and keeping disco alive! The stage musical based on the 1977 movie starring John Travolta is an entrancing blast from the past and a blissful trip in a radical time machine.

People's Light Presents Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN Beginning July 31 Photo People's Light Presents Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN Beginning July 31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

People's Light wraps up summer with a music-infused production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Long after it won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Wilder's masterwork remains one of the most popular plays of all time, reminding audiences across the country that there is beauty in the ordinary.

THE REAL MARIGOLD HOTEL ��" LIVE Will Embark on UK Tour Photo THE REAL MARIGOLD HOTEL ��" LIVE Will Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

THE REAL MARIGOLD HOTEL LIVE is the first ever live UK tour of the smash-hit BBC series and stars Shelia Ferguson, Bobby George, Paul Nicholas, Rosemary Shrager and Wayne Sleep.*

Avon Players Present COMPANY Photo Avon Players Present COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Avon Players closes its 2018-2019 season with the groundbreaking musical examination of modern love from master composer Stephen Sondheim, Company running May 17-June 1.

BWW Review: THE CORPSE WASHER at Actors Theatre Of Louisville Photo BWW Review: THE CORPSE WASHER at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - Mar 8, 2019

A young man is raised with the expectation that he will follow in his father's footsteps, working in the trade and carrying on an important tradition, but instead, he wants to follow his own path and become an artist. It is a classic coming-of-age narrative of a generational and cultural shift that is common enough in Western literature. By finding the same conflict in an Iraqi family, Sinan Antoon's The Corpse Washer shows just how universal fundamental storytelling forms can be.

BWW Review: HIGH SOCIETY, Richmond Theatre Photo BWW Review: HIGH SOCIETY, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 1, 2018

High Society has a chequered past as a stage show; even Richard Eyre failed at adapting Cole Porter's 1956 film. However, the last outing in 2015 at The Old Vic sparkled under Maria Friedman's direction and now the amateur theatre company BROS takes on the challenge at Richmond theatre.

Lara Pulver And Stephen Mangan Join GUYS AND DOLLS At The Royal Albert Hall Photo Lara Pulver And Stephen Mangan Join GUYS AND DOLLS At The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

It was today announced that Lara Pulver, Stephen Mangan, Sharon D. Clarke and Paul Nicholas will join the cast of Guys and Dolls at the Royal Albert Hall. Pulver who recently won an Olivier Award for her performance in Gypsy, and is known for her roles in Sherlock and Spooks, will play Sarah Brown. Stephen Mangan, who was in the West End earlier this year in an anniversary production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, joins the cast as the narrator. Clarke, most recently on stage in acclaimed Caroline, or Change, will take the role of General Cartwright and Nicholas will be Arvide Abernathy. They join previously announced cast including Adrian Lester, Jason Manford, Meow Meow, Clive Rowe and Joe Stilgoe. Guys and Dolls will come to the iconic London venue for three performances between 19 - 20 October, directed and choreographed by Stephen Mear (Gypsy, Hello Dolly!, Mary Poppins) and featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. This will be the first time it has ever been presented in its entirety at the venue.

How It All Began? The Story of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Photo How It All Began? The Story of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Jeffrey Kare - Apr 1, 2018

Tonight, NBC will air its fifth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, and Hairspray, the peacock network will be presenting Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, a rock opera that tells the story of the final week in the life of Jesus Christ. It begins with the preparation for the arrival of Jesus and his disciples in Jerusalem and ends with the crucifixion. It also highlights the political and interpersonal struggles between Jesus and one of his 12 apostles, Judas Iscariot that are not present in the Bible narratives.

BWW Review: QUARTET, Theatre Royal Brighton Photo BWW Review: QUARTET, Theatre Royal Brighton
by Fiona Scott - Mar 27, 2018

What happens to musicians when they are old and grey? Where do famous singers retire when their voices are an echo of what they once were? Ronald Harwood's Quartet follows the antics of four elderly former opera stars as they live out their days in a specialist musician's retirement home in an expansive country residence in Kent.

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