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Wake Up With BWW 6/1: Drama Desk Awards Postponed, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/1: Drama Desk Awards Postponed, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2020

Today's top stories: last night's Drama Desk Awards were postponed, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman, and More on KINGS OF BROAD Photo VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman, and More on KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2020

The online concert, KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020, was held today, May 31st. The concert celebrated the music of the legendary Broadway composers Jule Styne, Jerry Herman & Stephen Sondheim.

Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman & More to Take Part in KINGS OF BROADWAY Photo Ramin Karimloo, Liz Callaway, Louise Dearman & More to Take Part in KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020

KINGS OF BROADWAY 2020 is an online concert celebrating the music of the legendary Broadway composers Jule Styne, Jerry Herman & Stephen Sondheim (the latter two whose lyrics will also be celebrated). It will premiere at 7PM on Sunday 31st May via the 'Quick Fantastic' channel on YouTube.

MOREoutdoor Events Announced For Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2020 Season Photo MOREoutdoor Events Announced For Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced the first of their 2020 MOREoutdoor events, held on Sunday evenings during the summer.

BWW Review: GOD OF CARNAGE, Theatre Royal, Glasgow Photo BWW Review: GOD OF CARNAGE, Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 28, 2020

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play and the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, this ruthlessly comic study of middle class parenting by the author of Art, is one of the most successful plays ever in the history of the West End.

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Theatre Royal Bath Productions has released new production imagery for its hit comedy production of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage which returns in a new UK tour following an acclaimed run as part of its Summer Season 2018. Directed by Lindsay Posner (A View from the Bridge, Carousel), the production stars Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey, Ragtime) who reprises her dazzling performance as Veronica alongside Nigel Lindsay (Victoria, Four Lions) as bluff husband Michael with new cast members Samantha Spiro (Grandma's House, Lady Windermere's Fan) as Annette and Simon Paisley Day (Ralegh: The Treason Trial, The Crown) as her husband, Alan.

GOD OF CARNAGE Comes to Theatre Royal Photo GOD OF CARNAGE Comes to Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

Downtown Abbey's Elizabeth McGovern and Olivier Award-nominated Nigel Lindsay are to star in Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this month.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season 2 of SEX EDUCATION Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for Season 2 of SEX EDUCATION
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2020

Sex Education is about Otis Milburn, a socially awkward high school student who lives with his sex therapist mother, Jean. In season 1 Otis and his friend Maeve Wiley set-up a sex clinic at school to capitalise on his intuitive talent for sex advice. In season 2, as a late bloomer Otis must master his newly discovered sexual urges in order to progress with his girlfriend Ola whilst also dealing with his now strained relationship with Maeve. Meanwhile, Moordale Secondary is in the throes of a chlamydia outbreak, highlighting the need for better sex education at the school and new kids come to town who will challenge the status quo.

BWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at Théâtre Marigny Photo BWW Review: FUNNY GIRL at Théâtre Marigny
by Patrick Honoré - Nov 17, 2019

Netflix's SEX EDUCATION Offers First Look at Season 2 Photo Netflix's SEX EDUCATION Offers First Look at Season 2
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

Sex Education is about Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield), a socially awkward high school student who lives with his sex therapist mother, Jean (Gillian Anderson). In season 1 Otis and friend Maeve Wiley (Emma Mackey) set-up a sex clinic at school to capitalize on his intuitive talent for sex advice...

Elizabeth McGovern, Nigel Lindsay to Reprise Roles in UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE Photo Elizabeth McGovern, Nigel Lindsay to Reprise Roles in UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Following an acclaimed run as part of its Summer Season 2018, Theatre Royal Bath Productions is delighted to announced the return of its hit comedy production of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage for a UK tour starting in January 2020. 

Record 48 Titles Announced For 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season Photo Record 48 Titles Announced For 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Presented by Eric Abraham and Ken Forrester Vineyards, the 2020 Fugard Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season features a record 48 titles to be screened as part of its ninth successful year.

Streaming Service BroadwayHD Gets Plucky In March Photo Streaming Service BroadwayHD Gets Plucky In March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

BroadwayHD is inviting subscribers this month to run away to the circus, kick-up their heels and dance along with some of the most elite Irish dancers, and enjoy some of their favorite moments from the cannon of Oscar Wilde! In March, BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater, will be adding a number of standout performances to their service including the West End production of family favorite Hetty Feather directed by the Olivier award-nominated Sally Cookson.  March will also mark a celebration of the legendary Irish playwright Oscar Wilde with four of his plays filmed from West End performances that made up Classic Spring's Oscar Wilde Season. Finally, BroadwayHD's line-up will be rounded out with a special St. Patrick's Day playlist debuting on March 13th featuring some of the most exciting Riverdance performances from around the globe.

Photo Flash: Inside Gala Night of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Inside Gala Night of NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Last night was the Gala Night for NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith.

Photo Flash: Red Carpet Arrivals At Opening Night of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG  Photo Photo Flash: Red Carpet Arrivals At Opening Night of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

The Olivier and Tony Award -winning show The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opened tonight with a gala at the Piccadilly Theatre. See celebrity arrivals below!

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

Scoop: Coming Up on the TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW on HBO Photo Scoop: Coming Up on the TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW on HBO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW, airing on NBC today, October 5, 2018!

TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW Returns to HBO on September 28th Photo TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW Returns to HBO on September 28th
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

A longtime HBO favorite returns with six new episodes of her Emmy®-nominated series when TRACEY ULLMAN'S SHOW kicks off its third season FRIDAY, SEPT. 28 (midnight-12:30 a.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Emmy® winner Ullman stars as a wide array of famous faces and everyday people in the sketch comedy show, which looks at modern life and current social figures through a comedic lens.

BWW Interview: Marc Antolin Talks LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo BWW Interview: Marc Antolin Talks LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Rona Kelly - Jul 20, 2018

It's big...it's green...and no, it's not just the park! This summer, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre stages Little Shop of Horrors with rehearsals currently underway.  Though his character Seymour may be 'full of broken dreams', Marc Antolin certainly isn't. Taking on his dream role, Marc shares his favourite songs from the show and why he loves returning to Regent's Park.

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