Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Sacha Wares will be returning to Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of Leo Butler's new play Boy, after her directorial success with the critically acclaimed production, Game, by Mike Bartlett, in 2015.  Boy will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 April until 28 May 2016, with press night on 12 April 2016. Director Sacha Wares is joined by a formidable creative team, including two powerhouse contemporary designers, Miriam Buether for set design (Wild Swans, Sucker Punch, My Child, Generations), who worked with Sacha on Game at the Almeida in 2015, and Ultz for costume (Jerusalem, Hobson's Choice, Fallout, Pied Pier), who will be collaborating with Miriam, on design, for the very first time. Further creative credits include movement by Leon Baugh, lighting by Jack Knowles and sound by Gareth Fry. (more...)

Casting Announced for BOY - Mohammad Amiri, Ruby Bridle and More; Apr 5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The Almeida Theatre announces the cast for the world premiere of Boy, a new play by Leo Butler, directed by Sacha Wares. The cast is Mohammad Amiri, Osmain Baig, Ruby Bridle, Emilio Doorgasingh, Terina Drayton, Aeran Fitzgerald, Frankie Fox, Ellie Mai Gallagher, Bayleigh Gray, Zainab Hasan, Duramaney Kamara, Asiatu Koroma, Wendy Kweh, Lev Litvinov, Georgie Lord, Angel Loren, Teann McDonnell, Eugenie-Alexia Mulumba, Sarah Niles, Demi Papaminas, Imogen Roberts, Abdul Salis, Morgane Tapia,Peter Temple and Matthew Wellard. Boy will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 April until 28 May, with a Press Night on 12 April. (more...)

KING CHARLES III to Play Roslyn Packer Theatre for STC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

A West End and Broadway sensation, the Almeida Theatre production of the 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best Play, King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, is presented by Sydney Theatre Company at Roslyn Packer Theatre from 31 March to 30 April 2016 (Opening Night: Saturday 2 April at 7.30pm). (more...)

KING CHARLES III with Robert Powell Coming to Lyceum Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Multi-award winning play King Charles III, starring Robert Powell, comes to the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 1 - Saturday 6 February, exploring the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain's most famous family. (more...)

Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sacha Wares will be returning to Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of Leo Butler's new play Boy, after her directorial success with the critically acclaimed production, Game, by Mike Bartlett, in 2015.  Boy will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 April until 28 May 2016, with press night on 12 April 2016. Director Sacha Wares is joined by a formidable creative team, including two powerhouse contemporary designers, Miriam Buether for set design (Wild Swans, Sucker Punch, My Child, Generations), who worked with Sacha on Game at the Almeida in 2015, and Ultz for costume (Jerusalem, Hobson's Choice, Fallout, Pied Pier), who will be collaborating with Miriam, on design, for the very first time. Further creative credits include movement by Leon Baugh, lighting by Jack Knowles and sound by Gareth Fry. (more...)

Mike Bartlett's KING CHARLES III UK Tour Announces Extension, Thru Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The producers of Mike Bartlett's multi award-winning contemporary play, King Charles III are delighted to announce today that the current UK tour has been extended into spring 2016. (more...)

Full Cast Set for KING CHARLES III UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Following critically acclaimed sell-out runs at the Almeida Theatre and in the West End, King Charles III embarks on a UK tour this autumn. (more...)

KING CHARLES III Coming to The REP in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Following critically-acclaimed, sell-out runs at the Almeida Theatre and in the West End, King Charles III has its regional premiere at Birmingham Repertory Theatre this September. Robert Powell will take on the role of King Charles. (more...)

First Look At James Earl Jones & Vanessa Redgrave In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 2, 2013

Stalwart stage and screen icons James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave have teamed up for an intriguingly-cast new production of William Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the UK and the very first shots of the acclaimed actors in action onstage in the current West End revival that opened last month are now available to view. (more...)

Review Roundup: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave
by Review Roundups - Sep 20, 2013

Mark Rylance's Much Ado About Nothing starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave opened at the Old Vic on 19 September 2013 and runs through 30 November. (more...)

Redgrave & Jones In New MUCH ADO Promo Poster
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 20, 2013

Iconic stage and screen stars Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones take on Shakespeare together in the West End with a new Mark Rylance-directed production of the comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and an endearing new poster has been revealed for the upcoming Old Vic production. (more...)

First Poster for Jones & Redgrave In Rylance's MUCH ADO
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2013

The gorgeous first poster for Tony Award-winning actor and passionate director Mark Rylance's new UK production of William Shakespeare's classic comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING starring Hollywood/Broadway/West End icons James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave has been unveiled. Depicting two embracing lovers in silhouette astride suitcases packed and ready for travel, the mostly sepia-hued, monochrome image expertly depicts the romantic allure of the oft-performed canonical comic trifle. (more...)

Full Cast Unveiled for James Earl Jones & Vanessa Redgrave-Led MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Mark Rylance directs James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in Shakespeare's timeless comedy Much Ado About Nothing opening on 19 September 2013 with previews from 7 September. Further cast includes Tim Barlow, Penelope Beaumont, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Katherine Carlton, Beth Cooke, Alan David, Michael Elwyn, Lloyd Everitt, James Garnon, Melody Grove, Trevor Laird, Leroy Osei-Bonsu, Mark Ross, Peter Wight and Danny Lee Wynter. (more...)

Jagged Fence's THE ONLY TRUE HISTORY OF LIZZIE FINN Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2012

Jagged Fence presents? the UK premiere of The Only True History of Lizzie Finn, by Sebastian Barry. Directed by Blanche McIntyre and designed by James Perkins with ?lighting design by Gary Bowman and sound design by George Dennis, the cast features Justin Avoth, Penelope Beaumont, Lucy Black, Karen Cogan,? Oliver Hembrough, Andrew Jarvis, Andrew Macklin and Shereen Martin. (more...)

London Calling with Champagne Charlie: Alphabetical Order
by Charlie Salem - Apr 27, 2009

What goes around certainly comes around as far as revivals go. London and the theatre scene as a whole is getting a taste of 1970?s style economics (recession, unemployment) and with it a a stream of productions re-visiting that whole decade. As part of that interest and to coincide with its 50th anniversary, the Hampstead Theatre is reviving UK based Tony award winner Michael Frayn?s first play ?Alphabetical Order?. (more...)

Almeida Theatre Releases Full Schedule for Winter Season
by Matt Smith - Jan 1, 2001

“We follow our Almeida Greeks with a double-header of late nineteenth-century masterpieces by two of the world's most important and influential playwrights. Written less than five years apart, these plays offer startlingly fresh reflections on our lives and our theatre - and how we can understand them. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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