Royal Court Theatre News

Three Chicago Theaters Receive International Theatre Award for Gender ParityThree Chicago Theaters Receive International Theatre Award for Gender Parity
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The International Centre for Women Playwrights has announced the 2017 recipients of the 50/50 Applause Awards, including three theaters from Chicago. Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater and Windy City Playhouse were among 58 international recipients honored for producing 50 percent or more plays by women playwrights during the 2016/17 season. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE , PART 2 Playwright Lucas Hnath Among The Lark's 2017-18 FellowsA DOLL'S HOUSE , PART 2 Playwright Lucas Hnath Among The Lark's 2017-18 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

The Lark, a theater company devoted to the support of visionary playwrights and the development of new plays, has announced five New York City-based playwrights have been named as the 2017-18 Rita Goldberg Playwrights' Workshop Fellows. The group spans a wide range of backgrounds and professional experiences and will meet regularly throughout the year to develop new plays. (more...)

Caoilfhionn Dunne and More Join Gate Theatre's UK Premiere Of SUZY STORCKCaoilfhionn Dunne and More Join Gate Theatre's UK Premiere Of SUZY STORCK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

As she opens The Unknown Island, the inaugural production in her first season as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Ellen McDougall today announces the full cast for Suzy Storck, directed by celebrated French director Jean-Pierre Baro, in his debut UK production. (more...)

October Programme at Bristol Old Vic is Packed with World-Class ArtistsOctober Programme at Bristol Old Vic is Packed with World-Class Artists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

As Autumn draws in and we start looking for cosy indoor treats, Bristol Old Vic showcases the talents of world class artists that can light some theatrical fires in all of us throughout October. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS at Nottingham PlayhouseFull Cast Announced for Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS at Nottingham Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company announces casting for Arthur Miller's All My Sons. (more...)

University Women In The Arts Investigates Women In Theatre At Next EventUniversity Women In The Arts Investigates Women In Theatre At Next Event
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

University Women in the Arts will investigate women in theatre at their next event. (more...)

Stages Across the U.S. and Around the World Among ICWP's 2017 50/50 Applause AwardeesStages Across the U.S. and Around the World Among ICWP's 2017 50/50 Applause Awardees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The 2017 International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) 50/50 Applause Awards celebrates gender parity for women playwrights at 58 theatres throughout The United States, Canada, Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, Singapore, and Tasmania. (more...)

The Playground Theatre to Premiere PICASSO as Opening ProductionThe Playground Theatre to Premiere PICASSO as Opening Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Today, London's newest theatre announces its opening production. On November 1, The Playground Theatre will open its doors for the first time with the world premiere of Picasso by Terry D'Alfonso. (more...)

Sebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-BroadwaySebastian Chacon Joins THE RAPE OF THE SABINE WOMEN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Playwrights Realm has announced that Sebastian Chacon will join the cast for the final performances in the Realm's World Premiere production of Michael Yates Crowley's acclaimed The Rape of the Sabine Women by Grace B. Matthias. (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Team for FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute. (more...)

Craig McLachlan Returns to the Stage in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOWCraig McLachlan Returns to the Stage in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Producers Howard Panter, John Frost and Torben Brookman today announced that the world's favourite rock and roll musical would return to Australia in a fresh new production next year, with Craig McLachlan again donning Frank N Furter's legendary fishnet stockings in his Helpmann Award-winning role. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at OF KITH AND KIN at Sheffield TheatresPhoto Flash: First Look at OF KITH AND KIN at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The World Premi re of Chris Thompson's OF KITH AND KIN, a Sheffield Theatres & Bush Theatre co-production, stars Joanna Bacon (Lydia and Carrie), Donna Berlin (Arabelle), James Lance (Daniel), Chetna Pandya (Priya), and Joshua Silver (Oliver), running now through 7 October at Sheffield Theatres, followed by a run at Bush Theatre from 18 October - 25 November 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Kali Theatre Presents BITCHED at TRISTAN BATES WC2Kali Theatre Presents BITCHED at TRISTAN BATES WC2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The award-winning KALI THEATRE specialises in presenting new plays by South Asian female playwrights, a mission that has been instrumental in developing talent and taking powerful new work to increasing audiences and critical acclaim across the UK for the past 25 years. (more...)

The Catastrophic Theatre to Stage Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSEThe Catastrophic Theatre to Stage Wallace Shawn's EVENING AT THE TALK HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The Catastrophic Theatre kicks off its most ambitious season yet, with a new play by Houston favorite, Wallace Shawn (THE DESIGNATED MOURNER, MARIE AND BRUCE, OUR LATE NIGHT). (more...)

Cast Announced for Terry Johnson's INSIGNIFICANCE at Arcola TheatreCast Announced for Terry Johnson's INSIGNIFICANCE at Arcola Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The exciting cast have now been announced for the first London revival in over 20 years of Insignificance by two-time Olivier Award winner Terry Johnson. (more...)


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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for National Youth Theatre's JEKYLL AND HYDEPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for National Youth Theatre's JEKYLL AND HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Following the success of four previous West End REP Seasons, the NYT Rep Company will return to the Ambassadors Theatre for a fifth year in September with a radical new imagining of Jekyll and Hyde by Evan Placey who wrote their 2015 hit Consensual, based on the novella by Robert Louis Stevenson. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE and More Nominated For UK Theatre Awards; Full List!EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE and More Nominated For UK Theatre Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the UK Theatre Awards 2017. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Fragmentos de ROCKY HORROR SHOW (1974) en MadridSTAGE TUBE: Fragmentos de ROCKY HORROR SHOW (1974) en Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 13, 2017

RTVE incluye dentro de sus documentales de la Filmoteca Espa ola, reportajes de Madrid en los a os 70, y entre ellos, algunos fragmentos de ROCKY HORROR SHOW (1974). (more...)

Art School Announces New Series On How To Improve And Protect Arts EducationArt School Announces New Series On How To Improve And Protect Arts Education
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Art School, the new company set up to support the education sector and arts industry to come together to improve and protect arts education, has announced details of its new series of events on how to improve arts education. (more...)

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