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Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Six 2021 Sloan Playwriting Commissions
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Since 2001, MTC has awarded a total of 100 commissions through the Sloan Foundation Program. Learn more about this year's commissions here!

Central Gala Raises Over £26k For Students Impacted By The Pandemic Photo Central Gala Raises Over £26k For Students Impacted By The Pandemic
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021

On Sunday 16 May The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Keep Creating Gala, featuring appearances from alumni including Riz Ahmed, Dame Judi Dench, Sonia Friedman, Michael Grandage, Jason Isaacs, Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Toby Olié, Sir Tony Robinson, Catherine Tate and more, raised over £26,000 to support Central students impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. 

Sky Arts Freeview Channel Will Show THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CATS, and More Photo Sky Arts Freeview Channel Will Show THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CATS, and More
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2020

Sky Arts Freeview will present showings of theatrical performances this week, including The Phantom of the Opera, La Boheme, Cats, and more.

Russell Tovey Joins NO MASKS, a New Virtual Play From Theatre Royal Stratford East Photo Russell Tovey Joins NO MASKS, a New Virtual Play From Theatre Royal Stratford East
by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2020

Russell Tovey (Years and Years) joins the cast of No Masks, a brand-new Sky original to mark the launch of Sky Arts as a free-to-air channel.

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiat Photo Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced this year's six recipients of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative commissions. The commissioned writers are Kate Attwell, Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, Julia Izumi, Ife Olujobi, and Stacey Rose.

Photo Flash: London's Independent, Fringe & Alternative Theatres Celebrated at THE OF Photo Photo Flash: London's Independent, Fringe & Alternative Theatres Celebrated at THE OFFIE AWARDS 2020
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020

Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.

BWW Blog: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Martin Wylde on Commissioning Ne Photo BWW Blog: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Martin Wylde on Commissioning New Work for Central Students
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

Martin Wylde is an acting teacher, theatre director and active advocate of both new writing and new work, commissioning and developing plays within the conservatoire and for industry. As Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader for MA Acting at London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, he teaches Stanislavsky derived acting methodologies and scene study and directs public productions and showcases on both the Classical and Contemporary Acting courses

Alex Kingston to Star in Nottingham Playhouse's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE; Plus PINOCCHI Photo Alex Kingston to Star in Nottingham Playhouse's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE; Plus PINOCCHIO, HOLES, and More
by Julie Musbach - Jun 17, 2019

Nottingham Playhouse has unveiled the latest updates for its autumn/winter season, including the announcement of Pinocchio as the Neville Studio Christmas show.

Clean Break Announce Playwrights Featuring In Its Metheun Drama Rebel Voices Antholog Photo Clean Break Announce Playwrights Featuring In Its Metheun Drama Rebel Voices Anthology
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2019

Over 40 years, Clean Break has commissioned some of the most progressive and brilliant women writers to write ground-breaking plays, alongside developing the writing skills of the women it works with in its London studios and in prisons. As part of the company's 40th Anniversary year, Methuen Drama publishes a collection of monologues from this canon.

MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY Photo MTC Announces Full Cast For CONTINUITY
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2019

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce the complete casting for the world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812). The production will feature Max Baker (1984, The Explorers Club), Jasmine Batchelor (The River), Rosal Colon ('Orange is the New Black,' Between Riverside and Crazy), Curran Connor (Pidgeon, A Picture of Autumn), Garcia ('Tales of the City'), Darren Goldstein (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, The Madrid), Alex Hurt (Cardinal, The Whirligig) and Megan Ketch (The Big Wedding, 'American Gothic').

Nottingham Playhouse Announces Autumn Season - Alex Kingston in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPL Photo Nottingham Playhouse Announces Autumn Season - Alex Kingston in AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, ASSASSINS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2019

Nottingham Playhouse has unveiled its 2019 Autumn season, including a specially-adapted version of An Enemy of the People starring Alex Kingston.

If Beale Street Could Talk Wins Big at the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Full Photo If Beale Street Could Talk Wins Big at the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2019

The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Award winners were announced today, February 23. The awards ceremony was held on the beach in Santa Monica, just north of the Santa Monica Pier, and was broadcast live exclusively on IFC.

Creative Team Announced For INSIDE BITCH Photo Creative Team Announced For INSIDE BITCH
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

You've seen Orange is the New Black. You've seen Locked Up. You've seen Bad Girls. So, what have we got that's different? Well, for one, we've been to prison.

Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clea Photo Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break Patrons
by Julie Musbach - Nov 29, 2018

Clean Break is thrilled to announce that playwright Lucy Kirkwood and actors Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster and Tanya Moodie join the company as Patrons with immediate effect.

2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced Photo 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 16, 2018

This morning, Film Independent announced the nominations for the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The Spirit Awards are the primary fundraiser for Film Independent's year-round programs, which cultivate the careers of emerging filmmakers and promote diversity in the industry. Film Independent President Josh Welsh presided over the press conference held at the W Hotel in Hollywood, with actors Gemma Chan and Molly Shannon presenting the nominations. Nominees for Best Feature included Eighth Grade, First Reformed, If Beale Street Could Talk, Leave No Trace and You Were Never Really Here.

Fiona Shaw And George MacKay Complete The Casts Of The National Theatre's Courage Eve Photo Fiona Shaw And George MacKay Complete The Casts Of The National Theatre's Courage Everywhere
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2018

The NT marks the 100th anniversary of the first women in the UK gaining the right to vote, with a series of rehearsed readings, talks and events, as well as a free exhibition in the Lyttelton Lounge. World-class directors Nadia Fall, Phyllida Lloyd, Jenny Sealey, Lyndsey Turner and Dawn Walton will bring to life five plays on themes of suffrage, courage and the fight for political equality in the UK and around the world.

National Theatre Presents COURAGE EVERYWHERE Photo National Theatre Presents COURAGE EVERYWHERE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2018

The NT marks the 100th anniversary of the first women in the UK gaining the right to vote, with a series of rehearsed readings, talks and events, as well as a free exhibition in the Lyttelton Lounge. World-class directors Nadia Fall, Phyllida Lloyd, Jenny Sealey, Lyndsey Turner and Dawn Walton will bring to life five plays on themes of suffrage, courage and the fight for political equality in the UK and around the world.

COURAGE EVERYWHERE At The National Theatre Brings Themes Of Suffrage, Courage And The Photo COURAGE EVERYWHERE At The National Theatre Brings Themes Of Suffrage, Courage And The Fight For Political Equality
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2018

The NT marks the 100th anniversary of the first women in the UK gaining the right to vote, with a series of rehearsed readings, talks and events, as well as a free exhibition in the Lyttelton Lounge. World-class directors Nadia Fall, Phyllida Lloyd, Jenny Sealey, Lyndsey Turner and Dawn Walton will bring to life five plays on themes of suffrage, courage and the fight for political equality in the UK and around the world.

Cast + Tour Announced For Clean Break / Theatr Clwyd's THICK AS THIEVES By Katherine  Photo Cast + Tour Announced For Clean Break / Theatr Clwyd's THICK AS THIEVES By Katherine Chandler
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2018

Polly Frame and Siwan Morris have been cast in the roles of Gail and Karen in Thick as Thieves, a new play from Wales Drama Award winning playwright Katherine Chandler.

Casting Announced For Regional Premiere Of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's HER NAKED SKIN Photo Casting Announced For Regional Premiere Of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's HER NAKED SKIN
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2018

Salisbury Playhouse marks the centenary of women being given the right to vote with the regional premiere of Her Naked Skin by Rebecca Lenkiewicz this autumn.

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