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Simon Russell Beale News

 
Date Of Birth:
January 12, 1961 (60)
Birth Place:
Penang, MALAYSIA
Bio:
Simon Russell Beale's theatre career began with plays at the Traverse and Lyceum Theatres in Edinburgh. His first London appearance was in William Gaskill's Royal Court production of Women Beware Women. For the National Theatre: Timon of Athens, Collaborators (in the Cottesloe and Olivier ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 12, 1961 (60)

Birth Place: Penang, MALAYSIA

Bio:
Simon Russell Beale's theatre career began with plays at the Traverse and Lyceum Theatres in Edinburgh. His first London appearance was in William Gaskill's Royal Court production of Women Beware Women. For the National Theatre: Timon of Athens, Collaborators (in the Cottesloe and Olivier ... (read complete bio)
Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet at THE LEHMEN TRILOGY Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet at THE LEHMEN TRILOGY
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 15, 2021

Last night, the five-time Olivier Award¬ģ nominated epic play, The Lehman Trilogy, celebrated its triumphant Opening Night at the Nederlander Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the star-studded red carpet!

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway
by Team BWW - Oct 15, 2021

Last night, the five-time Olivier Award¬ģ nominated epic play, The Lehman Trilogy, (finally) celebrated its triumphant Opening Night at the Nederlander Theatre. Starring Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Adrian Lester (in his Broadway debut), The Lehman Trilogy returns to Broadway after playing only three preview performances in March 2020.

Photos: First Look at THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway! Photo Photos: First Look at THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 15, 2021

Last night, the five-time¬†Olivier Award¬ģ¬†nominated epic play,¬†The Lehman Trilogy,¬†(finally) celebrated its triumphant Opening Night at the Nederlander Theatre. Check out photos of the cast in action.

Photos: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Officially Opens on Broadway! Photo Photos: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Officially Opens on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Oct 15, 2021

Last night, the five-time¬†Olivier Award¬ģ¬†nominated epic play,¬†The Lehman Trilogy,¬†celebrated its triumphant Opening Night at the Nederlander Theatre.

Review Roundup: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Opens on Broadway Photo Review Roundup: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Opens on Broadway
by Review Roundups - Oct 14, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy officially opens on Broadway tonight, October 14, at the Nederlander Theatre. The play comes to Broadway after acclaimed, sold-out runs at London's National Theatre, the Park Avenue Armory, and in London’s West End.

Photos: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Cast Members Ring the Closing Bell at the New York Stock E Photo Photos: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Cast Members Ring the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

Yesterday, the cast of The Lehman Trilogy, including Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Adrian Lester, went to the part of Manhattan where much of the production is set: Wall Street. The New York Stock Exchange invited the cast to ring the Closing Bell 134 years after The Lehman Brothers became an official member in 1887. 

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Officially Opens on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast! Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Officially Opens on Broadway Tonight; Meet the Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy officially opens on Broadway tonight, October 14, at the Nederlander Theatre. The play comes to Broadway after acclaimed, sold-out runs at London's National Theatre, the Park Avenue Armory, and in London’s West End.

VIDEO: The Stars of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Talk Broadway Return on MORNING JOE Photo VIDEO: The Stars of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Talk Broadway Return on MORNING JOE
by Michael Major - Oct 13, 2021

The Lehman Trilogy stars Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Adrian Lester appeared on The Morning Joe to discuss their return to Broadway, working with Sam Mendes, and more.

ORIGINAL MUSIC FROM THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Now Available Photo ORIGINAL MUSIC FROM THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Now Available
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021

Broadway Records¬†announced today the release of ‚ÄúOriginal Music from¬†The Lehman Trilogy,‚ÄĚ an album featuring the score from the highly-acclaimed, five-time Olivier Award¬†nominated epic play, produced by¬†The National Theatre¬†and¬†Neal Street Productions. The album is now available wherever digital music is sold.

Listen to Tracks from All Five Tony Nominees for Best Original Score Photo Listen to Tracks from All Five Tony Nominees for Best Original Score
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 25, 2021

2020 proved to be an exceptional year for the Tony Awards and the nominees in the category of Best Original Score are equally exceptional. In a category usually dominated by musical scores, all five nominees in the category come from plays.

National Theatre Announces Lineup for November 2021 - February 2022 Photo National Theatre Announces Lineup for November 2021 - February 2022
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021

The National Theatre today announces the on-sale dates of upcoming productions Trouble in Mind, Wuthering Heights and Small Island, as well as the return of daytime opening for visitors.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway Announces Digital Lottery Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY on Broadway Announces Digital Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Today, a digital lottery for The Lehman Trilogy, the five-time Olivier nominated epic play by Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power, was announced ahead of the production’s first preview on Saturday, September 25. 

Judi Dench, Amanda Seyfried, James Norton and More Join Charity Album  INCIDENTAL: Mu Photo Judi Dench, Amanda Seyfried, James Norton and More Join Charity Album INCIDENTAL: Music For The Stage
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

To launch the project today, two singles from  the album are being released: Rachel Portman’s prologue to A Tale of Two Cities featuring Judi Dench and White Lies’ prologue to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof featuring Amanda Seyfried, both of which are available now!

Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Full Lineup and Dates for 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.

Bridge Theatre Cancels Performances of BACH & SONS Due to COVID Scare Within Team Photo Bridge Theatre Cancels Performances of BACH & SONS Due to COVID Scare Within Team
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 12, 2021

The Bridge Theatre has just announced that it will postpone upcoming performances of Back & Sons due to a COVID scare within its team.

THE BOOK OF DUST - LA BELLE SAUVAGE Will Be Performed at The Bridge Beginning in Dece Photo THE BOOK OF DUST - LA BELLE SAUVAGE Will Be Performed at The Bridge Beginning in December
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021

Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others.

BWW Review: BACH & SONS, Bridge Theatre Photo BWW Review: BACH & SONS, Bridge Theatre
by Bella Bevan - Jul 1, 2021

Nina Raine's new play Bach & Sons has opened at the Bridge Theatre to socially distanced audiences. The lavish production is directed by Nicholas Hytner with an experienced cast of actors led by Simon Russell Beale, a frequent collaborator of Hytner, as Johann Sebastian Bach, who fathered 20 children over the years.

MIF Opens With Commissions By Leading UK & International Artists Photo MIF Opens With Commissions By Leading UK & International Artists
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

Manchester International Festival (MIF), returns with a vibrant programme of original new work from across the spectrum of visual and performing arts and music by artists from over 20 countries.

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at the World Premiere of BACH & SONS at the Bridge Thea Photo Photo Flash: Get a First Look at the World Premiere of BACH & SONS at the Bridge Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Directed by Nicholas Hytner, performances of Bach & Sons continue until 11 September 2021 with opening night on 28 June 2021. The associate director is James Cousins, with set designs by Vicki Mortimer, costumes designed by Khadija Raza, lighting by Jon Clark, sound by Gareth Fry and music supervised by George Fenton. 

Ian McDiarmid Will Star in the World Premiere of Julian Barnes' THE LEMON TABLE in Oc Photo Ian McDiarmid Will Star in the World Premiere of Julian Barnes' THE LEMON TABLE in October
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

Olivier and Tony Award-winning Ian McDiarmid and Michael Grandage have collaborated to bring The Lemon Table to the stage for the first time. In McDiarmid's one man performance we encounter a spectrum of bitter-sweet pleasures, wild eccentricity and dark secrets.

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