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BWW Review: RAVENS: SPASSKY VS FISCHER, Hampstead Theatre Photo BWW Review: RAVENS: SPASSKY VS FISCHER, Hampstead Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Dec 6, 2019

Ravens: Spassky vs Fischer takes us to Iceland in 1974 for the World Chess Championship, a clash between two very different men and two very different systems but with much that is not so different to the politics of today.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows Photo CYRANO DE BERGERAC Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Nov 25, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a starry revival to musical comedies and an incendiary Pulitzer winner, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For RAVENS: SPASSKY VS. FISCHER at Hampstead Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For RAVENS: SPASSKY VS. FISCHER at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

The world premiere of the gripping psychological thriller Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer, written by Tom Morton-Smith (Oppenheimer) will open at Hampstead Theatre on Thursday 5 December. From one of Ireland's leading theatre directors Annabelle Comyn, this new play depicts one of the pivotal moments of the Cold War era, and one of the greatest sporting matches in history on stage for the first time – the 1972 'Match of the Century' between the two towering chess grandmasters from the USSR and USA, Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer.

Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Casting For RAVENS: SPASSKY VS. FISCHER Photo Hampstead Theatre Announces Full Casting For RAVENS: SPASSKY VS. FISCHER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

Hampstead Theatre today announces casting for the world premiere of the gripping psychological thriller Ravens: Spassky vs. Fischer, written by Tom Morton-Smith (Oppenheimer). From one of Ireland's leading theatre directors Annabelle Comyn, this new play depicts one of the pivotal moments of the Cold War era, and one of the greatest sporting matches in history on stage for the first time a?' the 1972 'Match of the Century' between the two towering chess grandmasters from the USSR and USA, Boris Spassky and Bobby Fischer.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Tickets On Sale Tomorrow Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Tickets On Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2019

Establishing itself as the premier attraction for visitors to Melbourne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has extended the booking period with new tickets made available for performances up until and including Sunday, July 12th, 2020. Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 11.00am on Tuesday 22nd October via the official website HarryPotterThePlay.com.

New Block Of Tickets On Sale Next Week For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Photo New Block Of Tickets On Sale Next Week For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Due to strong demand, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will extend its booking period by an additional eight weeks. Tickets will go on sale to the general public at 11am on Thursday July 18, 2019 at HarryPotterThePlay.com, with new tickets made available for performances at Melbourne's Princess Theatre up until and including Sunday May 17, 2020.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases 50,000 New Tickets Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases 50,000 New Tickets
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

A new block of tickets for record-breaking theatrical event Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will go on sale to the general public at 11am this Tuesday May 7, 2019, via the official website HarryPotterThePlay.com. The booking period will be extended, with new tickets made available for performances up until and including Sunday March 22, 2020.

Photo Flash: First Look At The Witches And Wizards Of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHI Photo Photo Flash: First Look At The Witches And Wizards Of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Official character portraits of the Australian cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have been released ahead of the first preview performance at Melbourne's Princess Theatre tonight. See the family photos below!

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Launches Digital Lottery For Australian Production Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Launches Digital Lottery For Australian Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2019

From this Friday 11 January the Australian premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin releasing 40 tickets for every performance of the play for $40 per part. These tickets are known as the "Friday Forty" and are for some of the best seats in the theatre. They will be released each Friday for the following week's performances. Entries for the first Friday Forty are now open and close at 1:00PM AEDT on Friday 11 January.

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Block of Tickets For Australian Engage Photo HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Releases New Block of Tickets For Australian Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018

A new block of tickets for record-breaking theatrical event Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will go on sale to the general public at 11am tomorrow, Tuesday November 27, 2018, via the official website www.HarryPotterThePlay.com.

New Ticket Block Announced For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Australia Photo New Ticket Block Announced For HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Australia
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

With rehearsals underway in Melbourne, a new block of tickets for the Australian premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will go on sale to the general public at 11am on Tuesday November 27, 2018 via the official website www.HarryPotterThePlay.com.

Gareth Reeves and More Will Lead the Cast of Australian Premiere of HARRY POTTER AND  Photo Gareth Reeves and More Will Lead the Cast of Australian Premiere of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

The cast has been announced for the Australian premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Luke Thallon, Matthew Needham and Isabella Laughland Announced For Mike Bartlett's CO Photo Luke Thallon, Matthew Needham and Isabella Laughland Announced For Mike Bartlett's COCK At Chichester
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Three of the UK's most exciting young actors - Luke Thallon, Matthew Needham and Isabella Laughland - will appear in Kate Hewitt's new production of Mike Bartlett's COCK, which will play in the round at Chichester's Minerva Theatre from 28 September - 27 October. They will be joined by Simon Chandler, whose most recent Chichester appearance was in Festival 2017's The Stepmother. This will be the first revival of Bartlett's Olivier Award-winning play since its 2009 premiere at the Royal Court.

BWW Review: WILD HONEY, Hampstead Theatre
by Philip Fisher - Dec 9, 2016

Wild Honey is Michael Frayn's very funny version of the early Chekhov play alternatively known as The Play without a Name or Platonov.

Photo Flash: WILD HONEY at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by 's Associate Artist Howard Davies and Jonathan Kent. This comedy of errors, drawn from Chekhov's untitled - and posthumously discovered - early play, is a tale of nineteenth century Russian life replete with classic misunderstandings, irrepressible desires and nostalgia for a vanishing world.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for WILD HONEY at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by Howard Davies and Jonathan Kent. This comedy of errors, drawn from Chekhov's untitled - and posthumously discovered - early play, is a tale of nineteenth century Russian life replete with classic misunderstandings, irrepressible desires and nostalgia for a vanishing world. The show begins December 2, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for WILD HONEY at Hampstead Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by Howard Davies and Jonathan Kent. This comedy of errors, drawn from Chekhov's untitled - and posthumously discovered - early play, is a tale of nineteenth century Russian life replete with classic misunderstandings, irrepressible desires and nostalgia for a vanishing world. The show begins December 2, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below!

Hampstead Theatre Announces Casting for WILD HONEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Hampstead Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Wild Honey, directed by Hampstead's Associate Artist Howard Davies. Geoffrey Streatfeild will make his Hampstead Theatre debut in the role of Platonov.

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's RED VELVET Begins Tonight at the Garrick
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company presents Red Velvet, the third production in the inaugural Plays at the Garrick season. The production, which originally premiered at the Tricycle Theatre in 2012 before transferring to St Ann's Warehouse in New York in 2014, will play at the Garrick Theatre from tonight 23 January until 27 February 2016.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's RED VELVET at the Garrick
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company's RED VELVET just released behind-the-scenes pictures today! The production, which originally premiered at the Tricycle Theatre in 2012 before transferring to St Ann's Warehouse in New York in 2014, is the third play in the inaugural Plays at the Garrick season and will play at the Garrick Theatre from 23 January until 27 February 2016. RED VELVET is written by Lolita Chakrabarti with direction by Indhu Rubasingham and stars Adrian Lester as Ira Aldridge. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below!

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