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Musical Theatre Network Appoints New Patron and Board Members Photo Musical Theatre Network Appoints New Patron and Board Members
by Stephi Wild - Mar 27, 2023

Musical Theatre Network (MTN), which brings people and resources together to improve opportunities for new musical theatre, is thrilled to announce its new patron - HOWARD GOODALL CBE, one of Britain's best-known composers of choral music, stage musicals, TV and film scores, and a distinguished music historian and broadcaster.

Sophie Swithinbank Wins Peggy Ramsay Award Photo Sophie Swithinbank Wins Peggy Ramsay Award
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2022

Sophie Swithinbank has been awarded the Peggy Ramsay Foundation and Film4 2023 Playwrights' Scheme bursary for her play Bacon, winning The Tom Erhardt Bursary, named after the late literary agent and long-time supporter of the Finborough Theatre.

Lucy Eaton's Podcast 'Hear Me Out' Returns for a Second Series Photo Lucy Eaton's Podcast 'Hear Me Out' Returns for a Second Series
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Sep 26, 2022

Now one of the highest-rated theatrical podcasts on iTunes (top 10 theatre podcasts as ranked by Feedspot), the first series of Lucy Eaton‚Äôs podcast ‚ÄėHear Me Out‚Äô returns for a second series with the first three episodes featuring Joanna Vanderham, Sir Richard Eyre and Sanjeev Bhaskar now available to download.

Review: THE SNAIL HOUSE, Hampstead Theatre Photo Review: THE SNAIL HOUSE, Hampstead Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Sep 15, 2022

Big ambitious new play derailed by too many cookie-cutter characters and a central dilemma that fails to land as its explanation lacks the required clarity

Cast Announced For UK and Ireland Tour of MY FAIR LADY Photo Cast Announced For UK and Ireland Tour of MY FAIR LADY
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

Casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of Bartlett Sher's critically acclaimed and multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved MY FAIR LADY, which comes to Birmingham Hippodrome from Wednesday 8 March ‚Äď Sunday 26 March 2023.

Wake Up With BWW 12/9: FOLLIES Film in the Works, Lights Dim For Stephen Sondheim, an Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/9: FOLLIES Film in the Works, Lights Dim For Stephen Sondheim, and more!
by - Dec 9, 2021

Today's top stories include the announcement of a film adaptation of Follies, which is 'in active development.' Plus, check out photos from the red carpet at the West Side Story film premiere, watch Broadway theatres dim their lights in honor of Stephen Sondheim, and more. 

The Peggy Ramsay Foundation and Film4 Announce The 2022 Playwrights' Scheme Bursary W Photo The Peggy Ramsay Foundation and Film4 Announce The 2022 Playwrights' Scheme Bursary Winners
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2021

The Peggy Ramsay Foundation with Film4 and the Maria Bjornson Memorial Fund are delighted to announce the six winners of the Peggy Ramsay/Film4 Awards which celebrate and support emerging British writing talent.  

Wallis Artistic Director Paul Crewes To Step Down, Transition To Artistic Advisor Photo Wallis Artistic Director Paul Crewes To Step Down, Transition To Artistic Advisor
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021

Pioneering arts leader Paul Crewes, who has served since 2015 as the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' first Artistic Director, steps down from his position at the end of this year and transitions to a new role as Artistic Advisor for the balance of The Wallis' 2021-2022 Season, it was announced by Michael Nemeroff, Chairman of the Board.

Madeleine Mantock Joins West End Production of BLITHE SPIRIT as Elvira Photo Madeleine Mantock Joins West End Production of BLITHE SPIRIT as Elvira
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2021

Jennifer Saunders, one of the UK's most popular comic actors, will revive her role as the preposterous clairvoyant Madame Arcati. She is joined by original cast members Geoffrey Streatfeild who will star as Charles Condomine, Lisa Dillon as Ruth Condomine, Simon Coates as Dr Bradman, Lucy Robinson as Mrs Bradman, and Rose Wardlaw as Edith.

Playwright Michael Frayn Awarded Critics Circle Award for Services to the Arts Photo Playwright Michael Frayn Awarded Critics Circle Award for Services to the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Playwright and novelist Michael Frayn was today awarded  the Critics Circle Award for Services to the Arts, the Critics Circle’s highest honour. Every year since 1988, the Critics’ Circle has voted for a single leading artist to receive an engraved crystal rose bowl in recognition of their distinguished contribution to the arts.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, June 2- Victoria Clark, Sara Bareilles, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, June 2- Victoria Clark, Sara Bareilles, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 2, 2021

Today (June 2) in live streaming: Girls5Eva on Stars in the House, Victoria Clark visits Backstage Live, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 6/2: PASS OVER Will Be the First Broadway Show to Return This August Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/2: PASS OVER Will Be the First Broadway Show to Return This August, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021

Today's top stories: Pass Over will be the first Broadway show to perform post-pandemic, Jordan Fisher will return to Dear Evan Hansen, and more!

Jennifer Saunders Will Return to BLITHE SPIRIT in West End From 16 September Photo Jennifer Saunders Will Return to BLITHE SPIRIT in West End From 16 September
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2021

After celebrating a sell-out run at Theatre Royal Bath as part of its 2019 Summer season, a UK tour and a short run in London of just 12 performances before the country’s first lockdown curtailed its six-week run at the Duke of York’s Theatre in March 2020, this production now returns to the West End for 8weeks from Thursday 16  September at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

The Met Announces TURANDOT, SAMSON ET DALILA & More for Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo The Met Announces TURANDOT, SAMSON ET DALILA & More for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021

The Met has announced themed lineups for two weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, the company’s ongoing series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on its website during the Covid-19 closure.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 2- with Lauren Patten, Derrick Baskin, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 2- with Lauren Patten, Derrick Baskin, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 2, 2021

Today (April 2) in live streaming: it's Game Night on Stars in the House, Lauren Patten in concert, Bringing You Broadway, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 4/2: Theatre Companies Revoke LASA Membership After Asian Artist is  Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/2: Theatre Companies Revoke LASA Membership After Asian Artist is Misidentified, and More
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2021

Today's top stories: Theatre companies revoke memberships for LA Stage Alliance after Asian nominee, Jully Lee, was misidentified at the Ovation Awards. Plus, first look at the new Drama Book Shop, and more!

The Met Announces Two-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams, Featuring DON GIOV Photo The Met Announces Two-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams, Featuring DON GIOVANNI and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021

The Met has announced themed lineups for two weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, the company’s ongoing series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the its website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes a Myths and Legends week and a Love Triangles week.

Bernardine Evaristo OBE Appointed President Of Rose Bruford College Photo Bernardine Evaristo OBE Appointed President Of Rose Bruford College
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2020

Rose Bruford College, one of the UK's leading drama schools, has announced that Professor Bernardine Evaristo OBE will take up the role of President of the College from January 2021, for a period of five years, stepping into a position previously held by Sir Richard Eyre.

Wake Up With BWW 12/9: City Center Presents Gala With Audra McDonald, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/9: City Center Presents Gala With Audra McDonald, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2020

Today's top stories: City Center's Gala with Audra McDonald, Samantha Barks sings Let It Go, Dolly Parton is working on a musical about her life, and more!

BWW Exclusive: Leading Ladies with Special Guest Janelle Robinson Photo BWW Exclusive: Leading Ladies with Special Guest Janelle Robinson
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 7, 2020

Today on Leading Ladies is special guest: Broadway veteran, Janelle Robinson. For the past ten years, Janelle Anne Robinson has enjoyed an ongoing professional career on the operatic and musical theater stage. She has performed in France and Japan, and also toured extensively within the United States. Janelle has also been honored with several awards, including The Richard Tucker Study Grant and the MacAllister Award. 

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