National Theatre Announces December 2019 " June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More! National Theatre Announces December 2019 " June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

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

BWW Review: KING JOHN, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon BWW Review: KING JOHN, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
by Gary Naylor - Sep 28, 2019

King John's themes are horribly present in today's febrile political climate making it exactly the right time to revive one on Shakespeare's less performed plays. (more...)

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

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

Rehearsals Start For NOISES OFF in The West End Rehearsals Start For NOISES OFF in The West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Following a phenomenally successful extended run at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, rehearsals begin this week for the West End transfer of Michael Frayn's side-splitting backstage comedy, Noises Off, as the company join the playwright in celebrating his 86th birthday on 8th September. (more...)

Full Company Announced For MACBETH At Chichester Festival Theatre Full Company Announced For MACBETH At Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

John Simm and Dervla Kirwan lead the cast of Shakespeare's Macbeth at Chichester Festival Theatre from 21 September a?" 26 October, with a press night on 27 September. The full company joining them in Paul Miller's production are: Heider Ali (2nd Murderer), Michael Balogun (Macduff), David Burnett (1st Murderer/Menteith), Roseanna Frascona (Weird Sister), Leah Gayer (Weird Sister), Lauren Grace (Weird Sister), Stuart Laing (Banquo), Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo (Ross), Avital Lvova (Lennox), Harry Peacock (Porter/Siward), Isabel Pollen (Lady Macduff), Christopher Ravenscroft (Duncan/Doctor), Beatriz Romilly (Malcolm) and Nathan Welsh (Donalbain), with Jacob Blazdell and Harvey McGuinness sharing the role of Fleance, and Noah Peirson and Matthew O'Shea that of Young Macduff. (more...)

BWW Review: PETER PAN, Troubadour White City Theatre BWW Review: PETER PAN, Troubadour White City Theatre
by Jonathan Marshall - Aug 1, 2019

The new Troubadour White City Theatre becomes Neverland as the timeless tale of Peter Pan flies into West London. (more...)

Will Gregory Joins RSC Winter Season Will Gregory Joins RSC Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that singer-songwriter Will Gregory will compose the music for a new production of William Shakespeare's rarely performed tale of a nation in turmoil, King John, directed by Eleanor Rhode. (more...)

RSC Announces Casting For KING JOHN and A MUSEUM IN BAGHDAD RSC Announces Casting For KING JOHN and A MUSEUM IN BAGHDAD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Casting details are announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's productions of King John and A Museum in Baghdad opening in the Swan Theatre this winter. (more...)

BWW Review: NOISES OFF, Lyric Hammersmith BWW Review: NOISES OFF, Lyric Hammersmith
by Marianka Swain - Jul 3, 2019

Do not anger the theatre gods, for their vengeance is swift and mighty. On press night of Michael Frayn's peerless portrait of backstage disasters, the Lyric suffered its own "technical difficulties", adding a distinctly meta frisson to this already gloriously layered comedy. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Sally Cookson's PETER PAN at Troubadour White City Theatre Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For Sally Cookson's PETER PAN at Troubadour White City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Rehearsal images have been released for the National Theatre's production of Sally Cookson's magical retelling of Peter Pan, ahead of its limited run at Troubadour White City Theatre, a brand-new venue, just minutes from Westfield in West London. (more...)

Cast Announced For The National Theatre's Transfer Of PETER PAN To Troubadour White City Theatre Cast Announced For The National Theatre's Transfer Of PETER PAN To Troubadour White City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Today the National Theatre announced the 24 strong cast of Sally Cookson's magical retelling of Peter Pan as rehearsals get underway for its limited run at Troubadour White City Theatre, a brand-new venue, just minutes from Westfield in West London. (more...)

The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Returns To The Barbican In 2019-20 Royal Shakespeare Company Returns To The Barbican In 2019-20
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Later this year, the three Shakespeare productions from the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) Summer 2019 Stratford season transfer to the Barbican from 26 October 2019. The Company features 27 actors, who each appear across two of the three productions: (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in on Cate Blanchett in WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in on Cate Blanchett in WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

The National Theatre's When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other, a new play by Martin Crimp is now on stage. It is directed by Katie Mitchell, with a cast including Cate Blanchett, who makes her National Theatre debut alongside Stephen Dillane returning to the National Theatre for the first time since The Coast of Utopia in 2002. (more...)

RSC Will Tour AS YOU LIKE IT, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and MEASURE FOR MEASURE RSC Will Tour AS YOU LIKE IT, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

For the first time the Royal Shakespeare Company will tour three productions in repertoire to six regional theatres, playing for two weeks in each venue. As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew and Measure for Measure will visit Salford in September 2019, and then Canterbury, Plymouth, Nottingham, Newcastle upon Tyne and Blackpool in early 2020. Performance dates at the end of the release. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cate Blanchett & Cast In WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER Photo Flash: First Look at Cate Blanchett & Cast In WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Ahead of its opening tonight, the National Theatre have released the image for When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other, a new play by Martin Crimp, directed by Katie Mitchell, with a cast including Cate Blanchett, who makes her National Theatre debut alongside Stephen Dillane returning to the National Theatre for the first time since The Coast of Utopia in 2002. See production photos below! (more...)

National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019 National Theatre Announces Lineup For First Half of 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for the first half of 2019. (more...)

Casting Announced For RSC 2019 Season: AS YOU LIKE IT, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and MEASURE FOR MEASURE Casting Announced For RSC 2019 Season: AS YOU LIKE IT, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

The collaborative, cross-cast company is announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) productions of As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew and Measure for Measure, playing in a newly reconfigured Royal Shakespeare Theatre next summer. All three productions will then tour in repertoire for the first time to six regional theatres in 2019 and 2020. The actors will each appear in two of the three plays performed as part of the Summer 2019 repertoire. Design for all three productions is by Stephen Brimson Lewis, Director of Design for the Royal Shakespeare Company. (more...)

Photo: First Look At Cate Blanchett and Stephen Dillane In WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER Photo: First Look At Cate Blanchett and Stephen Dillane In WHEN WE HAVE SUFFICIENTLY TORTURED EACH OTHER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Ahead of the public ballot for tickets opening on Thursday 22 November, the National Theatre have released the image for When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other, a new play by Martin Crimp, directed by Katie Mitchell, with a cast including Cate Blanchett, who makes her National Theatre debut alongside Stephen Dillane returning to the National Theatre for the first time since The Coast of Utopia in 2002. They are joined on stage by Babirye Bukilwa, Jessica Gunning, Emma Hindle and Craig Miller. (more...)

Natasha Bucknor, Karena Johnson And Sam Jones Announced For Sixth Tonic Celebrates Panel Natasha Bucknor, Karena Johnson And Sam Jones Announced For Sixth Tonic Celebrates Panel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Tonic Theatre announced that Natasha Bucknor, executive director of Talawa Theatre Company, Karena Johnson, artistic director of Hoxton Hall, and casting director Sam Jones will make up the panel for the sixth Tonic Celebrates event, which will take place at Hoxton Hall on Wednesday 21 February, as part of Hoxton Hall's all-female season. (more...)

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