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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)
Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter and Patrick Stewart Launch TALKING SHAKESPEARE Photo Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter and Patrick Stewart Launch TALKING SHAKESPEARE At The RSC
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2020

With the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres currently closed to the public, RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has invited Associate and Honorary Associate Artists from throughout the Company's history to join him for an exclusive series of online conversations discussing their experience of performing Shakespeare at the RSC and beyond.

BWW Feature: 13 Unmissable Theatre Podcasts Photo BWW Feature: 13 Unmissable Theatre Podcasts
by Eleni Cashell - Jul 6, 2020

If you're looking to digest more theatre, why not check out some of these stagey podcasts!

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Looking for New Home to Arrive on Broadway in 2021 Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Looking for New Home to Arrive on Broadway in 2021
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 24, 2020

According to the Hollywood Reporter, The Lehman Trilogy, which was previously set to play a limited, 16-week engagement this spring, is still hoping to arrive on Broadway in 2021, though perhaps at a different theatre. The London hit, which just began previews at the Nederlander Theatre before the Broadway shutdown, will need to find a new home due to a scheduling conflict. Producer Scott Rudin revealed that the company 'remains eager' to bring the play to New York.

The National Theatre Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DEEP BLUE SEA, and More Photo The National Theatre Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DEEP BLUE SEA, and More to Be Streamed as Part of National Theatre at Home
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020

The National Theatre today announces a further five productions that will be streamed as a part of the National Theatre at Home series.

BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS SEVEN AND EIGHT, BritBox Photo BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS SEVEN AND EIGHT, BritBox
by Gary Naylor - May 30, 2020

BWW is reviewing the BBC's epic adaptation of Shakespeare's history plays, The Hollow Crown, available for streaming on Britbox (free 30 days trial).

BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS FOUR, FIVE AND SIX, BritBox Photo BWW Review: THE HOLLOW CROWN - PARTS FOUR, FIVE AND SIX, BritBox
by Gary Naylor - May 29, 2020

BWW is reviewing the BBC's epic adaptation of Shakespeare's history plays, The Hollow Crown, available for streaming on Britbox (free 30 days trial).

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 Stephi Wild - 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.

Wake Up With BWW 4/20: GoFundMe For Nick Cordero Surpasses $300,000, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/20: GoFundMe For Nick Cordero Surpasses $300,000, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2020

Today's top stories: the GoFundMe for Nick Cordero and his family has surpassed $300,000, Les Miserables - The Staged Concert will be available to download with funds going to charity, and more!

Simon Russell Beale Shares His Fears For the Future of the Theatre Photo Simon Russell Beale Shares His Fears For the Future of the Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2020

Simon Russell Beale has spoken out about his feelings and fears for the future of the theatre.

Tonight: Watch The BBC Prom Celebrating Stephen Sondheim's Birthday Photo Tonight: Watch The BBC Prom Celebrating Stephen Sondheim's Birthday
by Marianka Swain - Mar 22, 2020

Stephen Sondheim is today celebrating his 90th birthday - all best wishes from BroadwayWorld! You can mark this special day by watching the BBC Prom dedicated to the great man's 80th birthday, which will be repeated tonight on BBC Four.

Philip Pullman and Stephen Fry Sign Letter to Government Requesting Income Protection Photo Philip Pullman and Stephen Fry Sign Letter to Government Requesting Income Protection Fund For Freelances
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2020

According to The Stage, Philip Pullman and Stephen Fry are among those who have signed an open letter to the government, urging them to introduce a temporary income protection fund to support freelances during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Meet the Cast of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY - Now in Previews on Broadway! Photo Meet the Cast of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2020

The Lehman Trilogy is officially in previews on Broadway! This strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as an engagement in London's West End. Written by Stefano Massini, directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy opens officially at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Announces Digital Lottery Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Announces Digital Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

Today, a digital lottery for The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini and adapted by Ben Power was announced ahead of the production's first preview on Saturday, March 7. This strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as an engagement in London's West End. Directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy opens officially at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Michael Billington Talks About His Career at the National Theatre Photo Michael Billington Talks About His Career at the National Theatre
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Feb 25, 2020

At a platform at the National Theatre on a blustery February evening, Michael Billington spoke with artistic director Rufus Norris about his career and processes. Billington stepped down from his role as chief theatre critic of the Guardian, a position he held for 48 years, at the end of 2019. 

Alex Jennings Will Lead the Cast of the World Premiere of THE SOUTHBURY CHILD
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2020

Alex Jennings will lead the cast in the world premiere of Stephen Beresford's The Southbury Child directed by Nicholas Hytner at the Bridge Theatre. Designs are by Mark Thompson with sound by George Dennis and lighting by Max Narula. Further casting will be announced shortly.

Hampstead Theatre Announces A Season Of Hampstead Classics For Spring/summer 2020 Photo Hampstead Theatre Announces A Season Of Hampstead Classics For Spring/summer 2020
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020

Hampstead Theatre, announces Hampstead Classics, its spring/summer programme, to mark its 60th anniversary and celebrate its ambitious history as a new writing theatre. Featuring four bold plays from the theatre's eclectic archive, the productions will be performed in chronological order and staged in the thrust, by a variety of distinctive British directors.

Encore Screenings Of NT Live's THE LEHMAN TRILOGY And FLEABAG Are Set For Fugard Bios Photo Encore Screenings Of NT Live's THE LEHMAN TRILOGY And FLEABAG Are Set For Fugard Bioscope
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020

Following previously sold-out screenings, additional presentations of NT Live's FLEABAG and THE LEHMAN TRILOGY have been added to the Fugard Bioscope programme.

Review Roundup: UNCLE VANYA Starring Toby Jones at the Harold Pinter Theatre Photo Review Roundup: UNCLE VANYA Starring Toby Jones at the Harold Pinter Theatre
by Review Roundups - Jan 24, 2020

Uncle Vanya opened last night in the West End at the Harold Pinter Theatre! Toby Jones (The Birthday Party, Don't Forget the Driver, Detectorists) stars in the title role of Vanya alongside Richard Armitage (The Crucible, Berlin Station, The Hobbit) as Astrov. Rosalind Eleazar (The Personal History of David Copperfield, Deep Water, The Starry Messenger) plays Yelena, with Aimee Lou Wood (Sex Education, Downstate) as Sonya, the Emmy Award-winning Anna Calder-Marshall (LOVE, Evening at the Talk House, Male of the Species) as Nana, the Olivier and Tony-award nominated Dearbhla Molloy (The Ferryman, Dancing at Lughnasa, Juno and the Paycock) as Grandmaman, Peter Wight (The Birthday Party, Hamlet, The Red Lion) as Telegin and Olivier Award-nominated Ciarán Hinds (Translations, Game of Thrones, Girl from the North Country) as Professor Serebryakov.

Up on the Marquee: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Photo Up on the Marquee: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2020

The Lehman Trilogy's strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of smash-hit, sold-out runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as a by-popular-demand sold out engagement in London's West End. Directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy will begin performances at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Saturday, March 7, 2020, and officially open on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Stefano Massini's LEHMAN TRILOGY Novel Will Be Published By HarperVia Photo Stefano Massini's LEHMAN TRILOGY Novel Will Be Published By HarperVia
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

The Lehman Trilogy is hitting bookstores in addition to the Broadway stage!

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