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POLLY BENNETT is a Movement Director and Choreographer working nationally and internationally. Education: MA in Movement, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Associate Movement Practitioner, Royal Shakespeare Company. Theatre: The National Theatre, Royal Court, The Old Vic and more. She worked ... (read complete bio)
 
Polly Bennett Headshot

Bio:
POLLY BENNETT is a Movement Director and Choreographer working nationally and internationally. Education: MA in Movement, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Associate Movement Practitioner, Royal Shakespeare Company. Theatre: The National Theatre, Royal Court, The Old Vic and more. She worked ... (read complete bio)
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021

Jamie Lloyd's CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Led by James McAvoy, Will Arrive at BAM in April 20 Photo Jamie Lloyd's CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Led by James McAvoy, Will Arrive at BAM in April 2022
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 29, 2021

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has just announced new dates for Jamie Lloyd's bold, Olivier-winning revival of Cyrano de Bergerac-written by Edmond Rostand and freely adapted by Martin Crimp-at the BAM Harvey Theater from Apr 5-May 22. It was originally scheduled for spring 2020 after a sold-out run at The Playhouse Theater. This production's 2022 engagements also include dates at London's Harold Pinter Theatre from February 3-March 12, and the Theatre Royal Glasgow from March 18-26.

Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY Photo Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY West Coast Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021

Center Theatre Group has announced the upcoming seasons for the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre and we've got the full schedules, how to get tickets & more.

ORIGINAL MUSIC FROM THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Now Available Photo ORIGINAL MUSIC FROM THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Now Available
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021

Broadway Records¬†announced today the release of ‚ÄúOriginal Music from¬†The Lehman Trilogy,‚ÄĚ an album featuring the score from the highly-acclaimed, five-time Olivier Award¬†nominated epic play, produced by¬†The National Theatre¬†and¬†Neal Street Productions. The album is now available wherever digital music is sold.

Polly Bennett And Joan Iyiola  To Step Down From The Mono Box Photo Polly Bennett And Joan Iyiola To Step Down From The Mono Box
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2021

Founders of The Mono Box, Polly Bennett and Joan Iyiola, have announced that they will be stepping down from their roles as Co-Directors of the trail-blazing company. Stepping into their roles will be Blayne George, who has been appointed as Executive Creative Director, and The Mono Box producer Alison Holder, who becomes Creative Producer.  

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway Announces Digital Lottery Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway Announces Digital Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Today, a digital lottery for The Lehman Trilogy, the five-time Olivier nominated epic play by Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power, was announced ahead of the production’s first preview on Saturday, September 25. 

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Will Begin Performances on Broadway on September 25 Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Will Begin Performances on Broadway on September 25
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021

The National Theatre's five-time Olivier Award nominated epic play, The Lehman Trilogy, is set to resume performances on Broadway on Saturday, September 25, with an opening night set for Thursday, October 14 at the Nederlander Theatre. General On-Sale tickets for The Lehman Trilogy will be available beginning Wednesday, June 9 at 10am ET.

Kiln Theatre Announce Live Streamed Staged Reading Of GIRL ON AN ALTAR Photo Kiln Theatre Announce Live Streamed Staged Reading Of GIRL ON AN ALTAR
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces programming for Spring 2021, including a live stream of the staged rehearsed reading of Girl on an Altar - a newly commissioned work by Marina Carr, and Kiln Collaborations, a series of online panel discussions from leading industry figures.

Nominees Announced For the Industry Minds Awards Photo Nominees Announced For the Industry Minds Awards
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2020

The Industry Minds Awards 2020 were due to be held on Monday 30th November 2020 at The Hope Mill Theatre.

BWW Interview: Neil Austin and Chinonyerem Odimba Discuss Freelancers Make Theatre Wo Photo BWW Interview: Neil Austin and Chinonyerem Odimba Discuss Freelancers Make Theatre Work
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 28, 2020

We had a chat with lighting designer Neil Austin and playwright Chinonyerem Odimba to discuss the groundbreaking work done by Freelancers Make Theatre Work, an organisation that advocates for the rights of freelance workers in theatre. We learned their thoughts about the current artistic climate in the UK, where they see the industry going, and what so desperately needs to change.

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library' Photo Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library'
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2020

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, has announced the launch of The Monologue Library, audio recordings of renowned artists performing their favourite theatrical speeches.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Announces Digital Lottery Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Announces Digital Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

Today, a digital lottery for The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power was announced ahead of the production's first preview on Saturday, March 7. This strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as an engagement in London's West End. Directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy opens officially at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Open A.C.T.'s 2020‚Ä"21 Season Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY to Open A.C.T.'s 2020‚Ä"21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

On the heels of sold-out runs at the National Theatre, in London's West End, and at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City-and following a limited Broadway engagement-the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions' critically-acclaimed, smash-hit production, The Lehman Trilogy, will open American Conservatory Theater's (A.C.T.) 2020-21 season. The Lehman Trilogy will perform a strictly limited four-week engagement at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary St., San Francisco) beginning Friday, September 11 through Sunday, October 11, 2020.

HADESTOWN, THE PROM, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Set For the Ahmanson's 2020-21 S Photo HADESTOWN, THE PROM, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Set For the Ahmanson's 2020-21 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

Center Theatre Group has announced its 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, which features Hadestown, Dear Evan Hansen, The Prom, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more!

National Theatre Announces December 2019 ‚Ä" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SI Photo National Theatre Announces December 2019 ‚Ä" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.

The Mono Box Will Present PLAYSTART: The Fundraising Gala Photo The Mono Box Will Present PLAYSTART: The Fundraising Gala
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2019

Join Co-Founders Polly Bennett and Joan Iyiola and Patrons Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, Netflix) and Susan Wokoma (E4's Crazyhead, Chewing Gum) for a showcase of 4 new plays by young companies mentored and empowered by The Mono Box on Sunday 17th November 2019.

National Youth Theatre Announces Full Casting For Its 2019 Autumn REP Season Of Three Photo National Youth Theatre Announces Full Casting For Its 2019 Autumn REP Season Of Three Plays
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2019

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) today announces full casting for its 2019 REP Season which opens this month with the London premiere of Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Great Expectations followed by an Artificial Intelligence-inspired and female-led production of Frankenstein both at Southwark Playhouse (18 October to 30 November). A third production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, will run at the Criterion Theatre (6 December to 17 January 2020) directed by Matt Harrison working in association with Kneehigh. This year's season will also see the NYT REP stage relaxed performances for the first time and features the most number of performances ever in its seven-year history. The 2019 company of 16 actors, aged 18-25, includes newcomers Guy Clark, Ella Dacres, Natalie Dunne, Jordan Ford Silver, Jamie Foulkes, Alice Franziska, Billy Hinchliff, Jadie Hobson, Bede Hodgkinson, Tiwalade Ibirogba Olulode, Julia Kass, Sarah Lusack, Jemima Mayala, Joseph Payne, Sonny Poon Tip, Raj Singh.

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adap Photo National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020

Original Cast Set to Return for THE LEHMAN Trilogy on Broadway This Spring Photo Original Cast Set to Return for THE LEHMAN Trilogy on Broadway This Spring
by Julie Musbach - Sep 3, 2019

The Lehman Trilogy, the highly acclaimed, five-time Olivier nominated epic play by Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power, is Broadway-bound.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Enters Its Final Four Weeks In The West End Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Enters Its Final Four Weeks In The West End
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2019

The National Theatre and Neal Street Productions' critically acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power and directed by Sam Mendes, has now entered its final four weeks at the Piccadilly Theatre, with just 28 performances remaining.

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