Rosemary Squire News

Industry Editor Exclusive: Breaking Down Ambassador Theatre Group's Broadway Invasion; An International AffairIndustry Editor Exclusive: Breaking Down Ambassador Theatre Group's Broadway Invasion; An International Affair
by Cara Joy David, Industry Editor - Aug 7, 2017

For a community dependent on tourists, Broadway does not like outsiders. So it is no surprise that when in 2013 Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), a large theater owner and producing conglomerate in the UK, paid approximately $60 million for a long-term lease on one of Broadway's largest, but most troubled, venues, the industry took notice. (more...)

Women Supporting Women At The Inaugural Tonic AwardsWomen Supporting Women At The Inaugural Tonic Awards
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 30, 2017

The May Fair Hotel welcomed a vast array of women ready to celebrate their fellow sisters' achievements in the British theatre world on Wednesday 26 March. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winners of the Inaugural Tonic Theatre Awards AnnouncedPhoto Flash: Winners of the Inaugural Tonic Theatre Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The winners were announced at the ceremony last night for the inaugural Tonic Awards, at the May Fair Theatre hosted by Jenni Murray DBE. The Awards were initiated to celebrate the achievements of game-changing women who are redefining theatre and the performing arts. (more...)

Donmar's All-Female Shakespeare Trilogy and More Win Inaugural Tonic AwardsDonmar's All-Female Shakespeare Trilogy and More Win Inaugural Tonic Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The winners were announced at the ceremony tonight for the inaugural Tonic Awards, at the May Fair Theatre hosted by Jenni Murray DBE. The Awards were initiated to celebrate the achievements of game-changing women who are redefining theatre and the performing arts. (more...)

Robert Habermann Sings HIS WAY at Barking Next MonthRobert Habermann Sings HIS WAY at Barking Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Award winning singer Robert Habermann brings the highly acclaimed His Way to Barking on Friday 24th February. His Way tells the whole unexpurgated story of the rise and fall of Frank Sinatra with many of Sinatra's wonderful songs including: Come Fly With Me, Fly Me To The Moon, Witchcraft, You Make Me Feel So Young, Strangers In The Night, My Way, New York New York and many more. (more...)

'CURSED CHILD' Producer Sonia Friedman Tops The Stage 100 List; Kenneth Branagh, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sheridan Smith Among 2017 Names!'CURSED CHILD' Producer Sonia Friedman Tops The Stage 100 List; Kenneth Branagh, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sheridan Smith Among 2017 Names!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Sonia Friedman has been placed number one in The Stage 100, The Stage's definitive guide to the most influential figures working in the UK theatre and performing arts industry today (more...)

New Sinatra Musical Will Be Created by ATG, Stewart Till and Frank Sinatra EnterprisesNew Sinatra Musical Will Be Created by ATG, Stewart Till and Frank Sinatra Enterprises
by Marianka Swain - Jun 2, 2016

The Ambassador Theatre Group is to produce a brand new stage musical based on the life of the legendary Frank Sinatra, in partnership with Stewart Till and Frank Sinatra Enterprises.  The show, which is planned to open in 2018, will feature a number of timeless hit songs from Sinatra's incredible catalogue of over 1400 tracks recorded during his illustrious career. Script development for the Frank Sinatra musical is planned to start shortly. (more...)

Howard Panter, Rosemary Squire Step Down From Ambassador Theatre Group, Plan 'Distinguished Theatre Productions' For TrafalgarHoward Panter, Rosemary Squire Step Down From Ambassador Theatre Group, Plan 'Distinguished Theatre Productions' For Trafalgar
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2016

They say the international theatre management and production company they founded has gone 'very mainstream.' (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The European premiere of The New Group's critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, The Spoils, a razor-sharp new comedy written by and starring internationally acclaimed actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice), will transfer for a strictly limited season at London's Trafalgar Studios, from 27 May to 13 August, with press night on 2 June.  (more...)

Ambassador Theatre Group to Switch Off Theatre Lights in Celebration of WWF's Earth HourAmbassador Theatre Group to Switch Off Theatre Lights in Celebration of WWF's Earth Hour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

On Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 8.30pm, Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) will join millions of businesses and individuals across the world to celebrate WWF's Earth Hour and will switch off lights in all of its theatres for one hour to show the company's ongoing commitment to the environment. (more...)

ATG's Panter & Squire Top The Stage 100 for Seventh Consecutive YearATG's Panter & Squire Top The Stage 100 for Seventh Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group's Sir Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire OBE have topped the The Stage 100 for a record-breaking seventh consecutive year following a landmark year of international acquisitions and production investment. The announcement makes Panter and Squire the most successful entrants ever on the exclusive list which is compiled annually by the UK industry's leading newspaper, which ranks the powerhouses of British theatre. (more...)

'British-Style' Broadway Club to Open at Renovated Hudson Theatre'British-Style' Broadway Club to Open at Renovated Hudson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Now, according to The Wall Street Journal, ATG plans to open a 'British-style club above the Hudson Theatre after it relaunches the historic venue for Broadway use.' (more...)

Breaking News: Ambassador Theater Group Will Renovate the Hudson Theatre for BroadwayBreaking News: Ambassador Theater Group Will Renovate the Hudson Theatre for Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

According to Variety, Broadway will be getting another theatre in the near future. The UK's Ambassador Theatre Group, which owns the recently renovated Lyric Theatre, will renovate the Hudson Theatre next. The venue, currently a part of the Millennium Hotel, will be turned back into a Broadway house. Currently used for various corporate events, the theatre hasn't been home to a Broadway show since 1968. (more...)

Official: Tom Chambers and Laura Rogers to Star in PRIVATE LIVES UK Tour; Dates Set!Official: Tom Chambers and Laura Rogers to Star in PRIVATE LIVES UK Tour; Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

A major revival of Noel Coward's hilarious masterpiece, Private Lives will embark on a prior to the West End UK tour starring stage and screen stars Tom Chambers (Top Hat, Strictly Come Dancing) as the loveable and charming Elyot and Laura Rogers(Tipping The Velvet, An Ideal Husband) as the unconventional and vivacious Amanda, alongside Charlotte Ritchie (Call The Midwife, One Night in November) as Sybil and Richard Teverson (Downton Abbey) as Victor. (more...)

ATG Acquires ACE Theatrical Group in the U.S.ATG Acquires ACE Theatrical Group in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) - the world's number one live-theatre company with over 40 venues - has signed a deal to acquire ACE Theatrical Group (ACE), a company which specialises in the operation, design, development and construction of world class, live performance venues throughout North America. This brings the total number of ATG venues to 45 in the UK, Australia and North America, including the two biggest theatrical markets - Broadway and London's West End. (more...)

Ambassador Theatre Group Acquires Theatre Royal, First Australian TheaterAmbassador Theatre Group Acquires Theatre Royal, First Australian Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

New York, NY - Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) - the world's number one live theater company with over 40 venues in London's West End, across the UK, and The Lyric, the largest theater on Broadway - has today announced that they have agreed terms with the co-owners of Sydney's MLC Centre - QIC and The GPT Group (ASX:GPT) - for a lease and the management of  the Theatre Royal in Sydney, Australia. (more...)

MLC Centre Signals Renewed Vision For Theatre Royal As Ambassador Theatre Group Signs Lease And Management AgreementMLC Centre Signals Renewed Vision For Theatre Royal As Ambassador Theatre Group Signs Lease And Management Agreement
by Jade Kops - Aug 7, 2015

As part of the renewal of Sydney's MLC Centre, located in the heart of the CBD, co-owners QIC and GPT Group have reached another significant milestone with the agreement for Ambassador Theatre Group to take on the lease and management of the Theatre Royal, located in King Street. (more...)

ATG Acquires First Australian TheatreATG Acquires First Australian Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) - the world's number one live theatre company with over 40 venues in the West End, across the UK and on Broadway - has today announced that they have agreed terms with the co-owners of Sydney's MLC Centre - QIC and The GPT Group (ASX:GPT) - for a lease and the management of  the Theatre Royal in Sydney, Australia. (more...)

ATG Tops Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200ATG Tops Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) - the world's number one live-theatre company with over 40 venues - has topped the sixth annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200, published today (12 July). (more...)

ATG Receives International Safety Management AwardATG Receives International Safety Management Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2015

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) has announced that it has been awarded an International Safety Management Award from the International Safety Quality Environment Management Association (ISQEM), a UK based professional association. (more...)

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