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Theatre Royal Stratford East To Release Audio Play 846 In Response To The Death Of Ge Photo Theatre Royal Stratford East To Release Audio Play 846 In Response To The Death Of George Floyd
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020

On May 25th 2020, a police officer in Minneapolis killed George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds.

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library' Photo Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, has announced the launch of The Monologue Library, audio recordings of renowned artists performing their favourite theatrical speeches.

New Theatre Writing Podcast, THE LOCKDOWN PLAYS, is Released Today Photo New Theatre Writing Podcast, THE LOCKDOWN PLAYS, is Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020

Today the first episode of The Lockdown Plays, Cordelia Lynn Fragments, is released on podcast provider platform Acast.

Shortlist Announced for the 2019 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting Photo Shortlist Announced for the 2019 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Today, Tuesday 15th October 2019, the Royal Exchange Theatre and Bruntwood announce the shortlist for the prestigious Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting. The Prize a?" the largest for playwriting in Europe a?" seeks scripts from established, emerging and debut writers to develop for the stage, in association with the Royal Exchange Theatre's creative team.

National Youth Theatre Announces Full Casting For Its 2019 Autumn REP Season Of Three Photo National Youth Theatre Announces Full Casting For Its 2019 Autumn REP Season Of Three Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) today announces full casting for its 2019 REP Season which opens this month with the London premiere of Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Great Expectations followed by an Artificial Intelligence-inspired and female-led production of Frankenstein both at Southwark Playhouse (18 October to 30 November). A third production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, will run at the Criterion Theatre (6 December to 17 January 2020) directed by Matt Harrison working in association with Kneehigh. This year's season will also see the NYT REP stage relaxed performances for the first time and features the most number of performances ever in its seven-year history. The 2019 company of 16 actors, aged 18-25, includes newcomers Guy Clark, Ella Dacres, Natalie Dunne, Jordan Ford Silver, Jamie Foulkes, Alice Franziska, Billy Hinchliff, Jadie Hobson, Bede Hodgkinson, Tiwalade Ibirogba Olulode, Julia Kass, Sarah Lusack, Jemima Mayala, Joseph Payne, Sonny Poon Tip, Raj Singh.

Photo Flash: First Look at EUROPE at Donmar Warehouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look at EUROPE at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

With Europe and the launch of Michael Longhurst's first season the Donmar is continuing its commitment to engaging new audiences by simplifying ticket access schemes and launching the DONMAR DAILY RELEASE. This new scheme will see a minimum of 40 additional tickets released for sale every morning for the performance 7 days later. Audiences can sign up to receive information about productions and ticketing on the Donmar's website, www.donmarwarehouse.com.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For EUROPE at the Donmar Warehouse Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For EUROPE at the Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

The Donmar Warehouse today releases the rehearsal images for Michael Longhurst's inaugural Donmar production Europe, by David Greig, which opens on Thursday 27 June.

EUROPE Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows Photo EUROPE Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a drama about Europe to immersive Shakespeare and open-air opera, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For EUROPE Photo Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For EUROPE
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Artistic Director Michael Longhurst's inaugural Donmar production Europe by David Greig. Joining previously announced cast members Billy Howle (Berlin), Kevork Malikyan (Sava), Faye Marsay (Adele), Stephen Wight (Billy) and Shane Zaza (Morocco) will be Theo Barklem-Biggs as Horse, Ron Cook as Fret and Natalia Tena as Katia.

Donmar Warehouse Announces Michael Longhurst's First Season - FAR AWAY, EUROPE & More Photo Donmar Warehouse Announces Michael Longhurst's First Season - FAR AWAY, EUROPE & More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

The first production will be a revival of David Greig's visionary early play Europe, directed by Michael Longhurst in his first production as Artistic Director of the Donmar. Written 25 years ago, it is prophetic in its vision of Europe today - as a continent, a refuge, an idea. Cast includes Billy Howle (MotherFatherSon, On Chesil Beach), Kevork Malikyan (Exodus: Gods and Kings, The Cut), Faye Marsay (Game of Thrones, The Darkest Hour), Stephen Wight (The Paradise, Bluestone 42), and Shane Zaza (Happy Valley, Press).

National Youth Theatre Raises More Than £150,000 In Annual Fundraiser Gala Photo National Youth Theatre Raises More Than £150,000 In Annual Fundraiser Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

On Monday 26 November, The National Youth Theatre hosted its annual fundraising gala, this year to the theme 'Puttin' on the Blitz Kidz' at Cafe de Paris, and was attended by VIP guests, past alumni and current NYT performers. The event, featuring music and theatre performances, auctions and fundraising events significantly exceeded targets, raising more than £150,000 to support The National Youth Theatre's ongoing projects.

Photo Flash: National Youth Theatre Raises More Than £150,000 In Annual Fundraiser G Photo Photo Flash: National Youth Theatre Raises More Than £150,000 In Annual Fundraiser Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

On Monday 26 November, The National Youth Theatre hosted its annual fundraising gala, this year to the theme 'Puttin' on the Blitz Kidz' at Cafe de Paris, and was attended by VIP guests, past alumni and current NYT performers. The event, featuring music and theatre performances, auctions and fundraising events significantly exceeded targets, raising more than £150,000 to support The National Youth Theatre's ongoing projects.

BWW Review: FRANKENSTEIN, Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre Photo BWW Review: FRANKENSTEIN, Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre
by Brogen Campbell - Mar 14, 2018

April De Angelis's adaptation of Frankenstein, directed by Matthew Xia, stays true to its source's literary narrative.

Photo Flash: Hugh Bonneville and More Attend National Youth Theatre REP Company's Wes Photo Photo Flash: Hugh Bonneville and More Attend National Youth Theatre REP Company's West End Opening
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities, including Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville (an NYT member), who gave the cast a pep talk ahead of taking the stage!

National Youth Theatre REP Company's OTHELLO Begins at the Ambassadors Theatre Photo National Youth Theatre REP Company's OTHELLO Begins at the Ambassadors Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 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 brand new female-led adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde exploring women's roles and rights in Victorian society, by Evan Placey who wrote their 2015 hit Consensual. The second REP show, which marks an exciting new collaboration, will see NYT present Frantic Assembly's award-winning modern-day Othello under the direction of Frantic's Associate Director Simon Pittman. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for National Youth Theatre's JEKYLL AND HYDE Photo Photo 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!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for National Youth Theatre REP Company's OTHELLO Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for National Youth Theatre REP Company's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 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 brand new female-led adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde exploring women's roles and rights in Victorian society, by Evan Placey who wrote their 2015 hit Consensual. The second REP show, which marks an exciting new collaboration, will see NYT present Frantic Assembly's award-winning modern-day Othello under the direction of Frantic's Associate Director Simon Pittman. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

BWW Review: ROAD, Royal Court
by Marianka Swain - Jul 31, 2017

Thirty years on from its birth at the Royal Court, Jim Cartwright's northern, working-class battle cry returns in a revival from John Tiffany which, though initially stodgy, has an accumulative and undeniable force.

Photo Flash: First Look at John Tiffany-Helmed ROAD at the Royal Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Michelle Fairley, Mark Hadfield, Faye Marsay, Mike Noble, Dan Parr, Lemn Sissay, June Watson, Liz White and Shane Zaza star in Jim Cartwright's game-changing play Road, which opened at the Royal Court in 1986. It is directed in a new production by Royal Court Associate Director John Tiffany and returns to the Royal Court's Jerwood Theatre Downstairs now through 9 September 2017, opening tonight 28 July. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Leads July's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jun 30, 2017

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a Tennessee Williams revival and Bob Dylan-scored drama to royal politics and Adrian Mole, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews…

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