West End Production of SUMMER AND SMOKE Must Close 19 JanuaryWest End Production of SUMMER AND SMOKE Must Close 19 January
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Sonia Friedman Productions confirms the previously announced end-date of 19 January 2019 for the West End production of Summer and Smoke. Audiences have less than three weeks to catch Rebecca Frecknall's critically acclaimed revival and reinvention of Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and gripping classic. This breathtaking production starring the sensational Patsy Ferran and Matthew Needham completes its highly successful West End run at the Duke of York's Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Forbes Masson Talks SUMMER AND SMOKEBWW Interview: Forbes Masson Talks SUMMER AND SMOKE
by Rona Kelly - Dec 21, 2018

Music sits very much at the heart of director Rebecca Fracknell's vision of Summer and Smoke, the stage surrounded by pianos. Giving us an insight into how that world is created on stage, actor Forbes Masson also shares how that music continues offstage with a certain cast tradition. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SUMMER & SMOKE at Duke of Yorks TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at SUMMER & SMOKE at Duke of Yorks Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

The West End transfer of Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, follows a sold-out and critically lauded run at the Almeida Theatre. Directed by the Almeida's Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall with the full cast reprising their roles for the West End run, this innovative new production of Summer and Smoke has a limited run from 10 November 2018 - 19 January 2019, at the Duke Of York's Theatre, with press night on Tuesday 20 November at 7pm. (more...)

Less Than Six Weeks Until The West End Transfer Of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKELess Than Six Weeks Until The West End Transfer Of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

To celebrate less than six weeks until the West End transfer, an exclusive trailer for Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, has been released. (more...)

Aidan Turner, Amara Okereke, and Katy Rudd Among Winners Of Stage Debut AwardsAidan Turner, Amara Okereke, and Katy Rudd Among Winners Of Stage Debut Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2018

The Stage Debut Awards, in association with Access Entertainment, are thrilled to announce the 2018 winners, following the ceremony which took place at 8 Northumberland Avenue on Sunday 23 September, which was also streamed live on The Stage's Facebook Page. (more...)

Aidan Turner, Bryan Cranston And More Make Shortlist For The 2018 Stage Debut AwardsAidan Turner, Bryan Cranston And More Make Shortlist For The 2018 Stage Debut Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Alistair Smith, Editor, The Stage said: 'After the huge success of The Stage Debut Awards' first outing in 2017, we're delighted to reveal another superb shortlist of emerging stars that ranges from first-time playwrights in pub theatres to regional directors and those making their debuts on the biggest West End stages. This list underlines the quite astonishing array of diverse talent breaking through in theatres of all scales and types across the UK.' (more...)

Book Now For Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE in the West EndBook Now For Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's production of Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE transfers to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre for a strictly limited season. Book tickets here! (more...)

Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE Transfers To The Duke Of York's TheatreTennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE Transfers To The Duke Of York's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The West End transfer of Tennessee Williams' intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, follows a sold-out and critically lauded run at the Almeida Theatre. Directed by the Almeida's Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall with the full cast reprising their roles for the West End run, this innovative new production of Summer and Smoke has a limited run from 10 November 2018 - 19 January 2019, at the Duke Of York's Theatre, with press night on Tuesday 20 November at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SUMMER AND SMOKE at Almeida TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at SUMMER AND SMOKE at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The girl who said 'no' - she doesn't exist anymore, she died last summer - suffocated in smoke from something on fire inside her. In the heat of summer - under the wings of an angel - Alma meets John. Trapped between desire and fear in a life of obligation, her world turns upside down in the search for salvation. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for SUMMER AND SMOKE at the AlmeidaPhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsals for SUMMER AND SMOKE at the Almeida
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The girl who said 'no' - she doesn't exist anymore, she died last summer - suffocated in smoke from something on fire inside her. In the heat of summer - under the wings of an angel - Alma meets John. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For SUMMER AND SMOKE at the Almeida TheatreFull Cast Announced For SUMMER AND SMOKE at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Joining the previously announced Patsy Ferran are Seb Carrington, Nancy Crane, Eric MacLennan, Forbes Masson, Matthew Needham, Tok Stephen and Anjana Vasan. The production is designed by Tom Scutt, with lighting design by Lee Curran, composition by Angus MacRae, sound by Carolyn Downing and casting by Julia Horan. (more...)