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USA Network Sets January Premieres for STRAIGHT UP STEVE AUSTIN, THE REV Photo USA Network Sets January Premieres for STRAIGHT UP STEVE AUSTIN, THE REV
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2020

In 'Straight Up Steve Austin,' WWE Hall of Famer 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin and a celebrity guest get real, heading out to different cities across America to take part in one-of-a-kind adventures, while swapping stories about their lives and careers.

BWW Previews: ROCKY HORROR SHOW at √Ėstg√∂tateatern Photo BWW Previews: ROCKY HORROR SHOW at √Ėstg√∂tateatern
by Annette Stolt - Oct 29, 2018

The musical for the spring 2019 at √Ėstgota Teatern will be the rock musical Rocky Horror Show. The show opened 1973 at Royal Court Theatre in London. This will be the first time it is played at √Ėstgota Teatern.

John Addison and Arvid Larsen to Lead The Heather Brothers' HOLY CRAP at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

King's Head Theatre has announced the cast of Holy Crap, headed up by West End performers John Addison and Arvid Larsen.

BWW Review: THE GREAT BROADWAY BELT SHOW! at Feinstein's/54 Below is Sugary, Showstopping Goodness
by Troy Frisby - May 9, 2017

If showstoppers are the sugary-sweet dessert of any Broadway show, you might think eating nothing but cake would leave you sick to your stomach. But in the case of THE GREAT BROADWAY BELT SHOW! at Feinstein's/54 Below, you'd be wrong. At the April 25 show, dessert for dinner never looked so good.

The Heather Brothers' HOLY CRAP to Play King's Head Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Heather Brothers, writers of the hugely popular A Slice of Saturday Night, return with a brand new musical comedy brimming with sin, salvation and sacrilege. Bringing together the creative team from cult hits Shock Treatment and The Toxic Avenger, the premiere marks Benji Sperring's first production at the King's Head following his appointment as Associate Director and the triumph of Shock Treatment.

King's Head Theatre Announces Appointment of Fiona English as Executive Director and Benji Sperring as Associate Director
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The King's Head Theatre announced today the appointment of two new staff members, the latest step in their exciting expansion as a producer of original, contemporary work and developing new talent.

Richard Hartley Pens 'Then a Miracle Happened: A Story about Redemption and Forgiveness'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Richard Hartley has completed his new book 'Then a Miracle Happened: A Story about Redemption and Forgiveness': a marvelous tale about the path to forgiveness and everlasting joy.

Photo Flash: THE STRIPPER Opens at St James Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Hannah Grover, Gloria Onitiri, Marc Pickering, Michael Steedon and Sebastien Torkia star in THE STRIPPER, which opened last night at the St. James Studio and plays until 13 August. Based on the pulp fiction story by Carter Brown, with music and lyrics by The Rocky Horror Show creators Richard Hartley and Richard O'Brien, The Stripper is directed by Benji Sperring with set and costume design byTim Shortall, choreography by Lucie Pankhurst, musical direction and arrangement by Alex Beetschen and lighting design by Nick Farman. 

BWW Review: THE STRIPPER, St James Studio, 11 July 2016
by Kate Finburg - Jul 11, 2016

Richard O Brien and Richard Hartley reunite to pen a murder mystery musical set in 'Club Extravaganza'.

BWW Interview: Composer Richard Hartley Discusses THE STRIPPER
by Marianka Swain - Jul 11, 2016

Prolific composer Richard Hartley has written for stage and screen, including film scores for The Romantic Englishwoman, The Lady Vanishes, Nicolas Roeg's Bad Timing, Bertolucci's Stealing Beauty, and an Emmy-winning score for Channel 4's Alice in Wonderland. He's also worked extensively in theatre, but is perhaps best known for his partnership with Richard O'Brien, which began in 1973 with the iconic Rocky Horror Show - Richard Hartley arranged the score and performed in the original band, and went on to arrange music for the film adaptation.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE STRIPPER at St. James Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The Stripper will run at St. James Studio from 7 July to 13 August 2016, with press night on 11 July at 8pm. Based on the pulp fiction story by Carter Brown, with music and lyrics by The Rocky Horror Show creators Richard Hartley and Richard O'Brien, The Stripper will be directed by Benji Sperring (The Toxic Avenger) with set and costume design by Tim Shortall, choreography by Lucie Pankhurst, musical direction and arrangement by Alex Beetschen and lighting design by Nick Farman. The Stripper is produced by Niall Bailey and Chris Wheeler for Scala Theatre Ltd.

Cast Announced for THE STRIPPER at St. James Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2016

Hannah Grover (Annabelle/ Sherry Mendez/ Sarah Arkwright), Gloria Onitiri (Deadpan Dolores/ Patty Keller), Marc Pickering (Doc Murphy/ Miles Rovak/ Harvey Stern), Michael Steedon (Sheriff Lavers / Jacob Arkwright/ Steve Loomas) and Sebastien Torkia (Al Wheeler) start rehearsals today, 13 June, for The Stripper, playing at the St. James Studio from 7 July to 13 August 2016, with press night on 11 July at 8pm. Full cast biographies can be found below.

New Musical from ROCKY HORROR Team, THE STRIPPER, and More Among St. James Lineup, This Fall; Tickets on Sale Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Tickets for all shows will go on sale to St. James Theatre members and friends on Monday 09 May at 10am and on general sale on Tuesday 10 May at 10am.

'MRS ROOSEVELT', THE ZOO & TRIAL BY JURY and More Set for King's Head Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

After King's Head Theatre's belting season opener, Trainspotting, the next couple of months at London's best pub theatre continues to celebrate it's 45 year anniversary by presenting new, exciting work that hasn't been seen before in London. Chances are, if it is on at the King's Head, you won't be able to see it anywhere else.

Julie Atherton to Star as Janet in New ROCKY HORROR Sequel, SHOCK TREATMENT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Avenue Q star Julie Atherton is to play Janet in the highly anticipated Rocky Horror sequel, a role previously played by Jessica Harper in the film and made famous by Susan Sarandon in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. As well as her roles as Kate Monster and Lucy the Slut in the original London cast of Avenue Q, Atherton also starred as Sister Mary Robert in the first UK tour of Sister Act: The Musical and recently won critical acclaim in the title role inTherese Raquin at the Finborough Theatre and the Park Theatre. Her third album, Rush of Life, was released at the end of 2014.

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Celebrates 40 Years- Where Are They Now?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Fox is busy planning a special Halloween 2015 release of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year, according to Showbiz411. Original producer Lou Adler and Kenny Ortega (High School Musical) are 'preparing a new film with outtakes from the original and lots of surprises.' Film stars Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Tim Curry and Meat Loaf are all rumored to take part in the special celebration. In honor of the big news, we want to update you on what the movie cast has been up to for the past four decades. Catch up below!

Diamond Dead Returns Tonight at DC9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2010

DIAMOND DEAD's 2010 DEADSCAPADE Tuesday, October 12 - ONE NIGHT ONLY!

Landless Theatre Co Presents EVIL DEAD: The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2010

EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL- The smash hit from last fall returns for only a two-week run full of zombie awesomeness. You don't want to miss it.

Landless Theatre Co Presents EVIL DEAD: The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL- The smash hit from last fall returns for only a two-week run full of zombie awesomeness. You don't want to miss it.

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Tour Arrives In The UK At The Wimbledon Theatre, Previews 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Previewing at Wimbledon Theatre on 17 September 2009 followed by an extensive national tour, Richard O'Brien's outrageous classic The Rocky Horror Show will thrust its way through the UK featuring Olivier Award winner David Bedella starring as the celebrated Frank ?n' Furter.

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