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Jesse Fawcett Launches Fireworks Media Group
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 26, 2021


Under the new banner, the company is producing the new original series Pamela Anderson’s Home Reno Project (working title) for HGTV Canada with iconic Baywatch star Pamela Anderson returning to her Canadian roots to rebuild the family home of her dreams.

Streaming Service BritBox Will Launch The Complete BBC Television Shakespeare Collection
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2020


BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British television content in North America, will launch the full BBC Television Shakespeare Collection on May 26.

University Women In The Arts Announces International Women's Day Event At The Royal Court Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2018


University Women In the Arts, the one off mentoring scheme to improve the transition from women studying the arts to working in the arts, has announced its International Women's Day event for 2018.

HARRY POTTER Alum Robert Hardy Passes Away at 91
by Julie Musbach - Aug 3, 2017


BBC News is reporting that actor Robert Hardy, best known for his portrayal of Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter film franchise, has passed away. He was 91.

Miller Theatre Presents ORLANDO CONSORT in a Program Devoted to Renaissance Composer Compere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017


The name Loyset Compere is not as familiar as Dufay or Josquin, but many-the Orlando Consort among them-believe that this Franco-Flemish composer deserves a place amongst the masters of the 15th century.

Theatre Director Jane Stanton Passes Away at 96
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 1, 2016


Jane Strahan Stanton, an accomplished theatrical director and children's theatre pioneer who brought the joy of live productions to many during a 65-year career, died at age 96 on December 31, 2015. In recent years she was living with her family in Mendocino, California.

DanceXchange Sets Spring 2015 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 22, 2015


After celebrating a record-breaking autumn season in 2014, and receiving a UK Theatre Award for achievement in dance for International Dance Festival Birmingham 2014 (co-produced with Birmingham Hippodrome), the Birmingham based dance house announces another exciting dance programme for spring 2015.

Franz Ferdinand's LIVE ON LETTERMAN Performance Now Available
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2013


CBS Interactive's award-winning webcast concert series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN, presented by AT&T, features five-time GRAMMY Award nominees Franz Ferdinand in a live webcast concert from the world-famous Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, available on CBS.com and VEVO, today, July 22 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT).

Franz Ferdinand to Perform on LIVE ON LETTERMAN, 7/22
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 15, 2013


CBS Interactive's award-winning webcast concert series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN, presented by AT&T, will feature five-time GRAMMY Award nominees Franz Ferdinand in a live webcast concert from the world-famous Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City

National Theatre Live Broadcasts THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013


The Audience, which just began performances in the West End starring Helen Mirren, will be filmed and broadcast live from the Gielgud Theatre for National Theatre Live today, June 13, 2013. The production has already brought in nearly £4 million in ticket sales before its opening on March 5. The play is running through June 15.

National Theatre Live to Broadcast Live Performance of THE AUDIENCE at London's Gielgud Theatre, June 13
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 10, 2013


Internationally acclaimed actress Helen Mirren's performance as The Queen in the world premiere of Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when National Theatre Live broadcasts the play live from London's Gielgud Theatre on June 13, 2013, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings throughout the summer. THE AUDIENCE reunites Mirren and Morgan after collaborating on the 2006 film The Queen, in which Mirren also portrayed Elizabeth II, winning the Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and BAFTA Awards for Best Actress for her performance. For their performances in THE AUDIENCE, both Mirren and Richard McCabe (as former Prime Minister Harold Wilson) won 2013 Olivier Awards for Best Actress and Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Helen Mirren to Continue Royal Run as the Queen in THE AUDIENCE on Broadway, Spring 2014?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2013


According to the Daily Mail, Helen Mirren will star as Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience when it transfers to Broadway this time next year.

THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Draws Advance of Nearly £5 Million; Eyeing Spring 2014 Broadway Run?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013


According to the Daily Mail, The Audience, starring Helen Mirren as Elizabeth II, has drawn an advance total ticket sales of nearly £5 million. The Mail is also reporting that there is 'chatter about it going to Broadway next spring for a limited run.'

Edward Fox Replaces Robert Hardy in THE AUDIENCE Due to Injury
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013


The producers of The Audience today confirm that after Robert Hardy's sad recent withdrawal through injury, the role of Winston Churchill in Peter Morgan's new play will now be played by Edward Fox.

Robert Hardy Withdraws from THE AUDIENCE
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 25, 2013


The producers of The Audience today announced Robert Hardy's decision to withdraw from the production. Hardy, 87, recently suffered a fall and cracked some ribs, yet continued to perform at all of the preview performances last week. Over the weekend he has decided that a schedule of eight performances a week over a long run is not sustainable and he has therefore reluctantly decided to stand down. The Producers would like to thank Robert Hardy for his extraordinary contribution to the production and they wish him a speedy recovery.

NT Live's THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, Will Be Shown June 13 at Gielgud Theatre
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 22, 2013


Internationally acclaimed actress Helen Mirren's performance as The Queen in the world premiere of Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE, directed by Stephen Daldry, will be seen by cinema audiences worldwide when National Theatre Live broadcasts the play live from London's Gielgud Theatre on June 13, 2013, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings throughout the summer. THE AUDIENCE reunites Mirren and Morgan after collaborating on the 2006 film The Queen, in which Mirren also portrayed Elizabeth II, winning the Academy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and BAFTA Awards for Best Actress for her performance.

National Theatre Live to Broadcast THE AUDIENCE, Starring Helen Mirren, June 13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013


According to the Daily Mail, The Audience, which just began performances in the West End starring Helen Mirren, will be filmed and broadcast live from the Gielgud Theatre for National Theatre Live on June 13, 2013. The production has already brought in nearly £4 million in ticket sales before its opening on March 5. The play is running through June 15.

Helen Mirren Stars in THE AUDIENCE, Beginning Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013


Joining Helen Mirren as The Queen in the world premiere of THE AUDIENCE are Michael Elwyn as Anthony Eden, Haydn Gwynne as Margaret Thatcher, Robert Hardy as Winston Churchill, Richard McCabe as Harold Wilson, Nathaniel Parker as Gordon Brown, Paul Ritter as John Major and Rufus Wright as David Cameron. The Equerry is Geoffrey Beevers and the role of Young Elizabeth will be played by Bebe Cave, Maya Gerber and Nell Williams.

Photo Flash: First Look at Helen Mirren as 'The Queen' in THE AUDIENCE
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 14, 2013


Joining Helen Mirren as The Queen in this world premiere are Michael Elwyn as Anthony Eden, Haydn Gwynne as Margaret Thatcher, Robert Hardy as Winston Churchill, Richard McCabe as Harold Wilson, Nathaniel Parker as Gordon Brown, Paul Ritter as John Major and Rufus Wright as David Cameron. The Equerry is Geoffrey Beevers and the role of Young Elizabeth will be played by Bebe Cave, Maya Gerber and Nell Williams.

Photo Flash: First Look at Helen Mirren, Michael Elwyn and More in Rehearsals for West End's THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013


The Audience will preview at the Gielgud Theatre from 15 February 2013, with press night on 5 March 2013 and is currently booking to 15 June 2013. Designs are by Bob Crowley with lighting by Rick Fisher, sound by Paul Arditti, music by Paul Englishby and video by Ian William Galloway. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at rehearsals below.

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