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Bio:
Ruth Wilson is a two-time Olivier Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner, and made her Broadway debut in Nick Payne's Constellations, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. She is best known for her role as Alison Lockhart in the Showtime series "The Affair" (Golden Globe Award). Film credits include The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ruth Wilson is a two-time Olivier Award winner and Golden Globe Award winner, and made her Broadway debut in Nick Payne's Constellations, opposite Jake Gyllenhaal. She is best known for her role as Alison Lockhart in the Showtime series "The Affair" (Golden Globe Award). Film credits include The ... (read complete bio)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Stars in Season Two of HIS DARK MATERIALS, Premiering Nov. 16 Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda Stars in Season Two of HIS DARK MATERIALS, Premiering Nov. 16
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

Season two of the HBO drama series HIS DARK MATERIALS debuts MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). The series will air on HBO and be available to stream on HBO Max.

Idris Elba, Steven Mackintosh, and Warren Brown Return to Ovation TV with Four Season Photo Idris Elba, Steven Mackintosh, and Warren Brown Return to Ovation TV with Four Seasons of LUTHER
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

Actor Idris Elba returns to Ovation TV, America's only arts network, with the acclaimed detective series Luther.

VIDEO: Watch New Trailers for Season Two of HIS DARK MATERIALS, Featuring Lin-Manuel  Photo VIDEO: Watch New Trailers for Season Two of HIS DARK MATERIALS, Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2020

Debuting this November, the second season of HIS DARK MATERIALS begins after Lord Asriel has opened a bridge to a new world, and, distraught over the death of her best friend, Lyra follows Asriel into the unknown.

Jennifer Lunn Wins The Popcorn Writing Award 2020 Photo Jennifer Lunn Wins The Popcorn Writing Award 2020
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020

Jennifer Lunn has been awarded the The Popcorn Writing Award 2020 for her play 'Es and Flo', and receives a cash prize of £2,500.  The other Finalists are Matilda Ibini (awarded £1,500) and Chris Thompson (£1,000) with Camilla Whitehill receiving a Special Mention (£500).

Popcorn Award For New Play Writing at The 2020 Edinburgh Fringe Announce The Short Li Photo Popcorn Award For New Play Writing at The 2020 Edinburgh Fringe Announce The Short List
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

This year's final shortlist of eight from 133 eligible plays that were due to premiere at Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance,  Summerhall, Traverse Theatre and Underbelly,  includes work from all over the UK and champions marginalised communities, shining a light on people who's stories are just not heard or seen.

Wake Up With BWW 7/24: West End SLEEPLESS Will Use Quick COVID-19 Test Backstage, and Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/24: West End SLEEPLESS Will Use Quick COVID-19 Test Backstage, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2020

Today's top stories: the West End production of Sleepless will use a quick COVID-19 on its cast, crew, and staff!

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Returns for HIS DARK MATERIALS Season 2 Photo VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Returns for HIS DARK MATERIALS Season 2
by Stage Tube - Jul 23, 2020

During today's exciting [email protected] panel for HBO and BBCs HIS DARK MATERIALS, fans were treated to the first official trailer for the upcoming second season of the drama series, which stars Tony-winner Lin Manuel-Miranda. 

Check Out Movement Research Performance Journal Issue 54 Photo Check Out Movement Research Performance Journal Issue 54
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020

Movement Research announced Issue 54 of its publication, the Movement Research Performance Journal. Continuing to experiment with approaches that engage contemporary choreography and performance through the medium of print-poem, prose, image, interview and a wide range of formats give form to critical and self-reflexive discourses.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Scott, Kimiko Glenn, & More to Take Part in Comic-Con@Home Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Scott, Kimiko Glenn, & More to Take Part in [email protected] for HBO, HBO Max and TBS
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2020

HBO, HBO Max and TBS will bring the very best of fantasy, sci-fi, animation and more to [email protected], San Diego Comic-Con's first fully online virtual event.

REMARKABLE PODVERSATIONS Continues With Chukwudi Iwuji Photo REMARKABLE PODVERSATIONS Continues With Chukwudi Iwuji
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Chukwudi Iwuji.

VIDEO: Watch Eddie Redmayne & Cate Blanchett in New JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, WITH T Photo VIDEO: Watch Eddie Redmayne & Cate Blanchett in New JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, WITH TAIKA AND FRIENDS
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2020

Taika Waititi leads an all-star cast in episode 3 of 'James and the Giant Peach with Taika and Friends', with Cate Blanchett playing Centipede, Eddie Redmayne voicing Miss Ladybird, Kumail Nanjiani as Miss Spider, Ruth Wilson playing the Earthworm and Sarah Paulson as Old-Green-Grasshopper. 

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Meryl Streep & More Join JAMES AND THE GIANT PEAC Photo VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Meryl Streep & More Join JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, WITH TAIKA AND FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

The Roald Dahl Story Company has brought together Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, The Mandalorian, Jojo Rabbit) and a host of global stars including Ryan Reynolds, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Lupita Nyong'o and Cara Delevingne to retell the beloved children's novel James and the Giant Peach in full.

David Morrissey, Denise Gough and More to Headline Tom Stoppard's A SEPARATE PEACE Vi Photo David Morrissey, Denise Gough and More to Headline Tom Stoppard's A SEPARATE PEACE Virtual Play Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020

David Morrissey, Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough, Ed Stoppard, and Maggie Service will star in the first play in 'The Remote Read', an innovative series of live streamed virtual play readings.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE By Tennessee Williams Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE By Tennessee Williams
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.

HIS DARK MATERIALS Costumers Make Scrubs for U.K. Medical Staff Photo HIS DARK MATERIALS Costumers Make Scrubs for U.K. Medical Staff
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

Costumers from the HBO and BBC fantasy series “His Dark Materials” have begun to make scrubs for the medical staff in the U.K. who are fighting coronavirus, according to Variety. 

Guest Blog: Artistic Director Kris Nelson On LIFT 2020 Photo Guest Blog: Artistic Director Kris Nelson On LIFT 2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

'Continuity and rupture': this phrase has been rolling around my head ever since I became LIFT's Artistic Director and CEO just under two years ago. In our business, when you're a leader new in post, people are always keen to know what you're going to do next and where the change is coming from. Rupture and transformation feels sexy a?" at first glance.

LIFT 2020 Festival Programme Announced Photo LIFT 2020 Festival Programme Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020

LIFT, the leading London biennial festival of international theatre, has today announced the programme for June 2020 a?' its first under new Artistic Director/CEO Kris Nelson and Executive Director Stella Kanu.

Ruth Wilson To Star In The UK Premiere Of THE SECOND WOMAN Photo Ruth Wilson To Star In The UK Premiere Of THE SECOND WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020

The Young Vic and LIFT Festival today announces that two-time Olivier award-winner, Golden Globe winner, and Tony and BAFTA nominated actress Ruth Wilson will star in the UK Premiere of The Second Woman. Nat Randall and Anna Breckon's internationally acclaimed show sits at the intersection of performance, video and film, as 100 different men are invited to appear opposite Ruth Wilson as 'Virginia' who performs the exact same scene again and again, for a full 24 hours. In their first collaboration since 2014, this Young Vic and LIFT co-production brings an exciting new version of this internationally acclaimed epic feat of endurance theatre and live cinema to London as part of LIFT 2020.

Lucy Prebble Wins 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize For A VERY EXPENSIVE POISON Photo Lucy Prebble Wins 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize For A VERY EXPENSIVE POISON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

The 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Lucy Prebble for her play A Very Expensive Poison.

BWW Review: Vagabond Players' CONSTELLATIONS Has Its Cake and Eats It Too Photo BWW Review: Vagabond Players' CONSTELLATIONS Has Its Cake and Eats It Too
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Feb 29, 2020

Playwright Payne's evident intent here was to illustrate the fullest range of things that can happen when Boy Meets Girl. Boy and Girl here are, respectively, a Wiltshire beekeeper named Roland (Christian Smith) and a University of Sussex cosmologist named Marianne (Ryan Gunning). We are plunged right into the multifariousness of possibilities as they first encounter each other at a party. Each version of the encounter starts approximately the same way, with Marianne venturing a pickup line about the impossibility of licking one's elbows. But in the first, he is not available, because he is still sorting himself out after a recently ended relationship. In the second, he is married. In the next universe, other facts are different, but he is again married. Only on the fourth a?oeGroundhog Daya?? variation do the variables permit them to proceed. And then we follow them in similar fashion through differently realized smorgasbords of first dates, him proposing, her cheating, him cheating, them breaking up, them encountering each other in a post-breakup context, etc.

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