Review Roundup: What Did Critcs Think of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH? Review Roundup: What Did Critcs Think of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH?
by Review Roundups - Nov 12, 2018

Zadie Smith's breakthrough novel is adapted for stage by acclaimed playwright Stephen Sharkey and directed by Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham in a major world premiere. The production opened on 5 November. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH at Kiln Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH at Kiln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Zadie Smith's breakthrough novel is adapted for stage by acclaimed playwright Stephen Sharkey and directed by Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham in a major world premiere. The production opens on 5 November, with previews from 26 October, and runs until 22 December. (more...)

HADESTOWN Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows HADESTOWN Leads November's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Oct 27, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From new musicals to Shakespeare, Pinter and Magic Mike, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With WHITE TEETH At Kiln Theatre Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With WHITE TEETH At Kiln Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

With Holy Sh!t - the inaugural production in the newly refurbished theatre - in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham presents  the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey's adaptation of Zadie Smith's White Teeth. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Stephen Sharkey's Adaptation Of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH Full Cast Announced For Stephen Sharkey's Adaptation Of Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

With Holy Sh!t - the inaugural production in the newly refurbished theatre - in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey's adaptation of Zadie Smith's White Teeth - Ayesha Antoine (Irie Jones), Michele Austin (Mad Mary), Philip Bird (Des/Marc Perret/Marcus Chalfen), Ayesha Dharker (Alsana Iqbal), Naomi Frederick (Ruth/Poppy/Joyce Chalfen), Tony Jayawardena (Samad Iqbal), Richard Lumsden (Archie Jones), Karl Queensborough (Anthony /Denise/Josh Chalfen), Sid Sagar (Magid Iqbal), Amanda Wilkin (Rosie Jones), Assad Zaman (Millat Iqbal), and actor-musicians Matthew Churcher, Nenda Neurer (also Clara Jones) and Zoe West. The production opens on 5 November, with previews from 26 October, and runs until 22 December. (more...)

BWW Review: CELL MATES, Hampstead Theatre BWW Review: CELL MATES, Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Dec 8, 2017

Offstage drama infamously hijacked the 1995 premiere of Simon Gray's play, with star Stephen Fry walking out mid-run - hastening the production's early closing. Here, then, is a chance to put the focus back on the work itself in Edward Hall's revival. (more...)

HAMILTON Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows HAMILTON Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Nov 29, 2017

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a feverishly anticipated musical to sci-fi and Shakespeare, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews and find our top Christmas picks here! (more...)

Photo Flash: A Look Into the Rehearsal Room for CELL MATES at Hampstead Theatre Photo Flash: A Look Into the Rehearsal Room for CELL MATES at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents Simon Gray's deftly funny play Cell Mates which has been unperformed since 1995. Directed by Artistic Director Edward Hall, this absorbing drama explores how personal freedom is an illusion and even friendship must have carefully circumscribed limits in a world where deception is a reflex response. (more...)

Philip Bird, Emmet Byrne, and More to Star in CELL MATES at Hampstead Theatre; Full Cast Announced Philip Bird, Emmet Byrne, and More to Star in CELL MATES at Hampstead Theatre; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Hampstead Theatre presents Simon Gray's deftly funny play Cell Mates which has been unperformed since 1995. (more...)

BWW Review: LABYRINTH, Hampstead Theatre, 9 September 2016
by Marianka Swain - Sep 10, 2016

Beth Steel, who scored at hit at the Hampstead in 2014 with a play about the 1980s miners' strike, has dipped back into history to create one with sickening relevance to the current financial crisis. It's 1978, and Wall Street is packed with cowboys gleefully eyeing up their new frontier: Latin America. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LABYRINTH at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's Labyrinth, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one of the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

NO MAN'S LAND Leads September's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Aug 30, 2016

The capital is never short of theatre temptations, whether big West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From two theatrical titans taking on Pinter to the RSC in London and an unusual dining experience, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews... (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With Hampstead Theatre's LABYRINTH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's Labyrinth, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one of the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. BroadwayWorld has your first look at rehearsals below! (more...)

Cast Announced for Beth Steel's LABYRINTH at Hampstead Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 26, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Beth Steel's LABYRINTH, a Hampstead Theatre commission. Directed by Anna Ledwich, this compelling new thriller explores the fallout from one the most catastrophic economic crises of modern history, which brought Latin America to its knees for decades. The play runs 1 September-8 October, with press night on 7 September. (more...)

West End's SUNNY AFTERNOON Performs Tonight at London Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

The cast of the multi-award winning British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON will perform live tonight 11 June, at the London Music Awards at the Roundhouse in Camden. The Awards are organized by the Mayor's Music Fund and other performers will include Laura Doggett, Ibibio Sound Machine and Belle Chen. (more...)

West End's SUNNY AFTERNOON to Perform at London Music Awards, June 11
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The cast of the multi-award winning British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON will perform live at two prestigious events in London's summer music calendar. (more...)

Jason Baughan and Jo Servi to Join West End's SUNNY AFTERNOON This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

New hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON today announced new members of the cast to start from April 6 2015. Originating cast members will be joined by Jason Baughan in the role of Eddie Kassner and Jo Servi as Gregory Piven. (more...)

West End's SUNNY AFTERNOON Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

Due to extraordinary public demand, the new hit British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON has announced a further extension to its West End run. It is now booking until 24 October 2015, at the Harold Pinter Theatre. The critically acclaimed new musical, which tells the story of the early life of Ray Davies and the rise to stardom of The Kinks, recently celebrated its 100th performance. (more...)

Ray Davies CD Signing At SUNNY AFTERNOON On Dec 18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Ray Davies of The Kinks will be signing CD copies of the official cast recording album of Sunny Afternoon, Lola vs the Powerman new deluxe edition and the new Kinks five-CD box set 'The Anthology 1964-1971', at the Harold Pinter Theatre, London, from 4.00pm - 5.15pm on 11 December 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SUNNY AFTERNOON, Harold Pinter Theatre, October 25 2014
by Laura Jones - Oct 29, 2014

Having missed the opportunity to see Sunny Afternoon during its run at the Hampstead Theatre, I was thrilled (and not at all surprised) when it was announced earlier this year that it would be transferring to the West End. The biographical show detailing the history of Ray Davies and The Kinks, is different in that alongside all of the hit songs we all know and love, it takes us through all of the personal and professional tribulations the band went through during their rise to fame in the 1960s. (more...)

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