Southbank Centre News

Full Casting Announced for Dr. Seuss'  THE LORAXL at The Old VicFull Casting Announced for Dr. Seuss' THE LORAXL at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Vic today announced full casting for Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, which returns to The Old Vic stage for a limited run opening on Tuesday 24 October, with previews from Sunday 15 October 2017, prior to international dates in Canada and the USA. (more...)

National Theatre Welcomes RAMBERT to River StageNational Theatre Welcomes RAMBERT to River Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

On Friday 18 August Rambert, Britain's national dance company, return to the stage at the National Theatre following the hugely successful take over at last year's River Stage Festival. Join Rambert for an eclectic range of free performances from the world of contemporary dance. (more...)

University Women In The Arts Announces Theatre And Art EventsUniversity Women In The Arts Announces Theatre And Art Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

University Women in the Arts, the one off scheme to help improve the transition from women studying the arts to working in the arts, has announced its next two events. (more...)

Vogue Ball Welcomes The Unlimited House Of KripVogue Ball Welcomes The Unlimited House Of Krip
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Liverpool's Vogue Ball is now just three months away. And this year's event is set to welcome a special new commission which puts deaf and disability arts and artists at the heart of the action. (more...)

Wax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center AtriumWax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center Atrium
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

WaxFactory presents a work-in-progress showing of PUT YOURSELF TOGETHER!, a modern, media-enhanced riff on Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull. (more...)

Women's March Born SAJEELA KERSHI: FIGHTS LIKE A GIRL! Comes to Edinburgh FringeWomen's March Born SAJEELA KERSHI: FIGHTS LIKE A GIRL! Comes to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Fights Like a Girl! is a reflection of everything Sajeela Kershi has fought for and against. The show was born at the Women's March in London, chanting against Trump, travel bans and global injustices, with Sajeela fighting to keep her prime position on the frontline - even if that means elbowing Harriet Harman out of the way, and not allowing a man to push in at the front, who, it turns out is Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. (more...)

IMMIGRANT DIARIES: Sajeela Kershi and Guests ReturnsIMMIGRANT DIARIES: Sajeela Kershi and Guests Returns
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Immigration, migrants, the refugee crisis; these are hot topics dividing Britain and the rest of Europe too. How many are there? Why are they coming here? What do they want? And who exactly are these 'bloody foreigners' anyway? (more...)

Nasty Women on the Fringe: Sajeela Kershi and FriendsNasty Women on the Fringe: Sajeela Kershi and Friends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Did you support the #WomensMarch? Then the only place to march to this August is at this female-led show! (more...)

Hong Kong Dance Company Presents VIPASSANAHong Kong Dance Company Presents VIPASSANA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Forget the banality of everyday life and allow any feelings to arise within you, with mindful acceptance. Immerse your senses in the realm of nothingness, elevated by the sounds of the singing bowls and live improvised music. (more...)

Bridget Everett, Shaina Taub, Champagne Jerry and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's PubBridget Everett, Shaina Taub, Champagne Jerry and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances for this week, July 12-23, featuring Bridget Everett, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Jeffrey Steele, Tacoma Narrows, Matt Alber, Meow Meow, Shaina Taub, Charming Disaster and more. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Shared Experience Announces Tour of AS YOU LIKE IT and Artistic AssociatesShared Experience Announces Tour of AS YOU LIKE IT and Artistic Associates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Shared Experience today announced its first national tour since Polly Teale's final production of Mermaid in 2015. A major new production of As You Like It directed by Kate Saxon, which opens tonight (11 July) at Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, embarks on a five-date tour to Richmond, Oxford, Worthing, Portsmouth and Letchworth in November 2017.  (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company Presents DI AND VI AND ROSEMelbourne Theatre Company Presents DI AND VI AND ROSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Nadine Garner (The Doctor Blake Mysteries), Belinda McClory (The Waiting Room) and Mandy McElhinney (Love Child) form the sterling cast of Di and Viv and Rose, opening Thursday 17 August at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Conscious UncouplingEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- The Conscious Uncoupling
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 5, 2017

BWW speaks to Rosie Wilby about The Conscious Uncoupling ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Announces Christmas SeasonTheatr Clwyd Announces Christmas Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Following on from the success of last year's Christmas season, Theatr Clwyd's Artistic Director, Tamara Harvey, today announces the 2017 Christmas programme. (more...)

Russell Tovey, Mark Bonnar & More Announced For QUEERS At Old VicRussell Tovey, Mark Bonnar & More Announced For QUEERS At Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2017

The Old Vic today announces casting for Queers, a series of eight monologues curated by Mark Gatiss. Staged on 28 and 31 July at The Old Vic, they mark 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 began the decriminalisation process for homosexuality between men. Queers celebrates some of the most poignant, funny, tragic and riotous moments of British gay male history over the last century.  (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Line-Up of Powerhouse Divas this SummerJoe's Pub Announces Line-Up of Powerhouse Divas this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to present a collection of powerful divas playing at the top of their game in the months of July and August. (more...)

KlangHaus to Return to Royal Festival Hall with 800 BREATHSKlangHaus to Return to Royal Festival Hall with 800 BREATHS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Adventure into the unseen in a new multi-sensory encounter of shifting sound, colour and light as KlangHaus returns to the unsung spaces of Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. KlangHaus 800 Breaths will further reinvent the gig-going experience as site-responsive, promenade theatre following last July's critically acclaimed sell out, KlangHaus: On Air. (more...)

The Regions Win Big In Arts Council NPO Funding, While Big Institutions Feel The PinchThe Regions Win Big In Arts Council NPO Funding, While Big Institutions Feel The Pinch
by Tim Wright - Jun 27, 2017

So, the nail-biting morning for arts organisations up and down the country is over: now they all know whether they are part of the National Portfolio from 2018-22. There will be many individual stories of triumph and disappointment, but after interrogating the data, here's some headline news. (more...)

ONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina RezaONE VOICE AT THE OLD VIC to Feature Monologues by Mark Watson, Amelia Bullmore, and Yasmina Reza
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Old Vic today announced the next One Voice at The Old Vic which will take place on 7 July featuring new monologues written by Mark Watson and Amelia Bullmore performed by Katherine Parkinson and Niamh Cusack as well as a monologue by Yasmina Reza. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up AnnouncedRiver Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

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