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WEST END BARES Announces 10th Birthday Performance Photo WEST END BARES Announces 10th Birthday Performance
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2019

After nine spectacular sold out shows raising over £300,000 for the Make A Difference Trust, WEST END BARES, theatre's hottest annual fundraiser, returns for its 10th birthday with a one-off celebratory performance on Sunday 13 October at Troxy at 8.30pm with 1500 tickets on sale NOW.

BWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE at The Gate Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE GLASS MENAGERIE at The Gate Theatre
by Jini Rooney - May 2, 2019

Tennessee Williams in his essay 'The Catastrophe of Success' paints a poignant picture of his life following the startling success of his play The Glass Menagerie. He confides: “I was not aware of how much vital energy had gone into this struggle until the struggle was removed.” Seven decades later Williams' masterpiece remains a staple in American schools and continues to profoundly move audiences. In this “memory play” the Wingfields, a disenchanted St. Louis family, depict an alternative reality to their dull, dispiriting lives. The son and narrator, Tom Wingfield (Marty Rea) escapes to a brighter envisioned future, his mother Amanda (Samantha Bond) reaches into her glorious past in an attempt to fashion a similar reality for her daughter, and his painfully shy sister Laura (Zara Devlin) reluctantly emerges from the blissful world of her glass menagerie to entertain the possibility of love. Jim O'Conner (Frank Blake), the gentleman caller, appears in Act 2 oblivious of the complex family dynamics.

Photo Flash: The Stars Come Out for Press Night for ADMISSIONS at Trafalgar Studios Photo Photo Flash: The Stars Come Out for Press Night for ADMISSIONS at Trafalgar Studios
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2019

Alex Kingston (ER, Doctor Who) stars in Admissions, from the writer of acclaimed hit Bad Jews, direct from New York's Lincoln Centre Theater, the producers of Oslo.

Winners Announced For Acting For Others' Golden Bucket Awards 2019 Photo Winners Announced For Acting For Others' Golden Bucket Awards 2019
by Julie Musbach - Feb 15, 2019

Theatrical charity, Acting for Others today announces the winners for the Golden Bucket Awards 2019. The ceremony took place at the Prince of Wales Theatre and was hosted by Carl Mullaney. The awards celebrate some of the most supportive and successful fundraisers who have helped the charity raise over £400K in the last twelve months both through bucket collections across UK theatres and a variety of events throughout the year.

Full Cast Announced For THE RUBENSTEIN KISS at Southwark Playhouse Photo Full Cast Announced For THE RUBENSTEIN KISS at Southwark Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2019

Devil You Know Theatre Company are delighted to announce full casting for the first London production since 2005 of the multi-award winning play THE RUBENSTEIN KISS by James Phillips.

Acting For Others Announce Over £110,000 Has Been Raised At This Year's One Night On Photo Acting For Others Announce Over £110,000 Has Been Raised At This Year's One Night Only At The Ivy
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2018

Stars of the stage and screen swapped their costumes for aprons, and served diners for a one-off sitting at The Ivy, a restaurant renowned for its unfaltering service. Leading the waiting staff this year and trying their hand at bartending, waiting tables, auctioneering, taking coats and welcoming guests were Jim Carter, Sheila Hancock and Dame Penelope Wilton. They were joined by Annette Badland, Michael Ball, Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Ben Forster, Michael Fox, Ginny Holder, Celia Imrie, Jeremy Irvine, George Layton, John Partridge, Arlene Phillips, Peter Polycarpou, Jemma Redgrave, Samantha Spiro, Neil Stuke, Owen Teale, Harriet Thorpe, Jason Watkins and Simon Williams.

The Royal Theatrical Fund Announces Its Christmas Festival 2018 Photo The Royal Theatrical Fund Announces Its Christmas Festival 2018
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2018

The Royal Theatrical Fund, a member charity of Acting for Others, today announces its Christmas Festival 2018, with a fantastic line up of theatre royalty coming together in support of the charity. The festival takes place at the Charing Cross Theatre on Tuesday 11 December at 6.30pm.

Celia Imrie, Jeremy Irvine And Samantha Bond Join Acting For Others' 'One Night Only  Photo Celia Imrie, Jeremy Irvine And Samantha Bond Join Acting For Others' 'One Night Only At The Ivy'
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2018

Theatrical charity Acting for Others today announces the return of 'For One Night Only at The Ivy', in London Theatreland's West Street, on Sunday, 2 December 2018.

Royal & Derngate And English Touring Theatre Announce Recipient of 2018 RTST Sir Pete Photo Royal & Derngate And English Touring Theatre Announce Recipient of 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2018

Royal & Derngate Northampton in partnership with English Touring Theatre are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Nancy Medina, will premiere August Wilson's Pulitzer-Prize nominated, TONY and Lucille Lortel Award winning Two Trains Running in the Royal Theatre, Northampton next Autumn as the opening show of the venue's Made in Northampton Autumn season. The co-production costs will be supported by a grant from The Royal Theatrical Support Trust.

THE RUBENSTEIN KISS Comes to Southwark Playhouse Photo THE RUBENSTEIN KISS Comes to Southwark Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2018

Devil You Know Theatre Company is delighted to announce the first London production since 2005 of the multi-award winning play THE RUBENSTEIN KISS by James Phillips, opening at Southwark Playhouse for a limited 4-week run from 14 March 2019, directed by Joe Harmston. There will be a national press night on 18 March 2019.

Acting For Others Announces The A4O Ambassadors Photo Acting For Others Announces The A4O Ambassadors
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2018

Acting for Others today announces new initiative, The A4O Ambassadors. They are Jenny Agutter, Annette Badland, Christopher Biggins, Samantha Bond, Richard Eyre, Ben Forster, Lesley Joseph, Carl Mullaney, David O'Reilly, John Partridge, Wendi Peters, Cleve September, Harriet Thorpe and Hannah Waddingham.

UK's First Theatre Convention StageCon Hits London in November Photo UK's First Theatre Convention StageCon Hits London in November
by Julie Musbach - Aug 13, 2018

For the first time ever in the UK, StageCon, a convention for theatre fans throughout the UK and Europe, will be held over the weekend of 3 & 4 November at Shoreditch Town Hall in London.

Nancy Medina Wins The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Josh Seymour Runner-Up Photo Nancy Medina Wins The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Josh Seymour Runner-Up
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2018

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) and Royal & Derngate Northampton have announced Nancy Medina as the winner of the 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award and Josh Seymour as the runner-up. Now in its third year, and its second bearing the name of the RTST co-founder, Sir Peter Hall, the award is made to an up-and-coming director demonstrating exceptional directing skills in a rigorous competitive process.

BWW Review: WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LERNER, Royal Festival Hall Photo BWW Review: WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LERNER, Royal Festival Hall
by Nicole Ackman - May 24, 2018

With A Little Bit of Lerner combined an outstanding group of performers with the BBC Concert Orchestra to present an exciting variety of many of Lerner's well-known and lesser-known songs at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. It celebrated the centenary of great American lyricist Alan Jay Lerner's birth in 1918.

BACK FOR GOOD: PASSION PLAY Is Aching To Be Revived Photo BACK FOR GOOD: PASSION PLAY Is Aching To Be Revived
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Apr 23, 2018

In our new series, BroadwayWorld UK writers nominate the shows they'd love to see revived!

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust And Royal & Derngate Northampton Invite Entries Fo Photo The Royal Theatrical Support Trust And Royal & Derngate Northampton Invite Entries For The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2018
by Julie Musbach - Apr 16, 2018

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) and Royal & Derngate Northampton are delighted to announce that the 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award Scheme is now open for entries.

Harriet Walter and Craig David Announced as New Patrons For Nuffield Southampton Thea Photo Harriet Walter and Craig David Announced as New Patrons For Nuffield Southampton Theatres
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2018

Ahead of the opening of their new venue - NST city, Nuffield Southampton Theatres today announces that Harriet Walter and Craig David will join the theatre as patrons, working alongside Samantha Bond, Laura Carmichael, Tom Hiddleston and Celia Imrie. They also join the recently announced new associates, Inua Ellams and Drew McOnie adding to the breadth of ambassadors for the theatre.

Acting For Others Announce Over  150,000 Has Been Raised At This Year's One Night Onl Photo Acting For Others Announce Over 150,000 Has Been Raised At This Year's One Night Only At The Ivy
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2017

Theatrical charity Acting for Others announces that over 150,000 has been raised at this year's One Night Only at The Ivy setting the record for the highest amount raised from this event. Stars of the stage and screen swapped their costumes for aprons and served diners across two sittings at The Ivy, world-renowned for their unfaltering impeccable service. Heading up the waiting staff this year to ply their trades in bartending, waiting tables, manning cloakrooms and welcoming guests were Noma Dumezweni, Arlene Phillips and Freddie Fox.

Acting for Others Brings ONE NIGHT ONLY Back to The Ivy on 10 December Photo Acting for Others Brings ONE NIGHT ONLY Back to The Ivy on 10 December
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2017

Theatrical charity Acting for Others today announces the return of One Night Only at The Ivy in West Street on Sunday 10 December 2017. Over 100,000 was raised last year for the charity, which is an umbrella organisation for 15 invaluable charities dedicated to supporting people from the theatre and dance communities who have fallen on hard times through injury, illness or circumstance.

Crawley's On Stage: Stars Who Made Their Way from Downton to Broadway! Photo Crawley's On Stage: Stars Who Made Their Way from Downton to Broadway!
by Danielle Ashley - Oct 28, 2017

It's hard to believe that almost two years has gone by since the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants graced our television screens on the hit series Downton Abbey. BroadwayWorld takes you on a trip down memory lane to the times when the Downton Abbey cast graced the stage!

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