BWW Review: THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, Royal and DerngateBWW Review: THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, Royal and Derngate
by Verity Wilde - Feb 28, 2019

The very stiffest of stiff upper lips is on display at Royal and Derngate in the premiere of Barney Norris's adaptation of The Remains of the Day. (more...)


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THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING Transfers To Wilton's Music HallTHE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING Transfers To Wilton's Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Troupe today announces the transfer of the Off West End Award-nominated The Sweet Science of Bruising to Wilton's Music Hall, following its sold-out run at Southwark Playhouse last year. As a Victorian music hall, Wilton's offers a new authenticity to the play which follows four female boxers in 1869. The production opens on 7 June, with previews from 5 June, and runs until 29 June. (more...)

BWW Review: STORIES, National TheatreBWW Review: STORIES, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Oct 18, 2018

Last year, Nina Raine had a National Theatre hit with Consent, which grilled deceit and empathy in both the legal system and relationships. Now, she turns her attention to a 39-year-old single woman desperately seeking a sperm donor - and once again, procedures are sharply juxtaposed with people. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the National Theatre's STORIESPhoto Flash: First Look at the National Theatre's STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Production images have been release for Nina Raine's new play, STORIES, currently in previews in the Dorfman Theatre, with a press night this Wednesday 17 October, playing until 28 November. The full cast is Claudie Blakley, Stephen Boxer, Sylvie Erskine, Beau Gadsdon, Thusitha Jayasundera, Margot Leicester, Katie Simons, Sam Troughton and Brian Vernel. (more...)

National Theatre Announces Cast For STORIES, A New Play By Nina RaineNational Theatre Announces Cast For STORIES, A New Play By Nina Raine
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Rehearsals began today for Nina Raine's new play, STORIES, which previews in the Dorfman Theatre from 10 October, with a press night on 17 October. Joining the previously announced Claudie Blakeley as Anna will be Stephen Boxer, Beau Gadson, Thusitha Jayasundera, Margot Leicester, Molly Simm, Katie Simons, Sam Troughton and Brian Vernel. (more...)

Troupe Announces Full Cast For The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark PlayhouseTroupe Announces Full Cast For The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Troupe today announces the full cast for the World Premiere of Joy Wilkinson's The Sweet Science of Bruising. Kirsty Patrick Ward directs Bruce Alexander (Professor Charlie Sharp), James Baxter (Paul Stokes), Sophie Bleasdale (Violet Hunter), Joe Coen (Gabriel Lamb), Ashley Cook (Doctor James Bell), Caroline Harker (Aunt George), Kemi-Bo Jacobs (Anna Lamb), Alice Kerrigan (Emily), Jessica Regan (Matilda 'Matty' Blackwell) and Fiona Skinner (Polly Stokes). The production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 5 October, with previews from 3 October, and runs until 27 October. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Press Night for MONOGAMY at Park TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Press Night for MONOGAMY at Park Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Charlie Brooks and Patrick Ryecart play Sally and Mike respectively in the UK tour and London run of Torben Betts's new play MONOGAMY. Janie Dee plays Caroline Mortimer. They are joined by Jack Archer as Leo, Genevieve Gaunt as Amanda and Jack Sandle as Graeme. (more...)

Troupe Announces The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark PlayhouseTroupe Announces The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Troupe today announces the World Premiere of Joy Wilkinson's The Sweet Science of Bruising. Directed by Kirsty Patrick Ward, the production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 5 October, with previews from 3 October, and runs until 27 October. (more...)

National Theatre Announces its May-September 2018 SeasonNational Theatre Announces its May-September 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

The National Theatre has announced its May-September 2018 season. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh-In On MACBETH At the National TheatreReview Roundup: Critics Weigh-In On MACBETH At the National Theatre
by Review Roundups - Mar 8, 2018

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare's most intense and terrifying tragedy is directed byRufus Norris25 years after his last Shakespeare production. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH, National TheatreBWW Review: MACBETH, National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Mar 7, 2018

We begin and end with a grisly decapitation. And that's rather the problem with this intermittently engaging Macbeth, which starts in the throes of some unspecified dystopian hellscape, and thus has nowhere to go. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MACBETH at the National TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at MACBETH at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare's most intense and terrifying tragedy is directed by Rufus Norris 25 years after his last Shakespeare production. (more...)

The National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London ShowsThe National Theatre's MACBETH Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 28, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Full Casting Announced For The UK Premiere Of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKINGFull Casting Announced For The UK Premiere Of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Troupe today announces full casting for the UK premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's tense workplace drama Rasheeda Speaking. Sheila Reid (Rose Saunders) and Bo Poraj (Dr David Williams) complete the company with the previously announced Elizabeth Berrington (Ileen Van Meter) and Tanya Moodie (Jaclyn Spaulding). Directed by Jonathan O'Boyle the production opens at Trafalgar Studios 2 on 20 April, with previews from 18 April, and runs until 12 May. (more...)

National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming SeasonNational Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at 15. Eric Kofi Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira join Vanessa Kirby in the cast of Julie, part of the Travelex season with thousands of tickets available at 15. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy, a co-production with Neal Street Productions, cast includes Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale. Full casting is announced for the award winning An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, transferring to the National Theatre in a co-production with the Orange Tree Theatre. The NT will tour to 30 venues in 27 towns and cities across the UK and Ireland, for a total of 83 playing weeks over the next year. Rufus Norris' Macbeth to tour to 18 venues across the UK and Ireland from autumn 2018. War Horse returns to the National Theatre marking the centenary of Armistice Day. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for MACBETH at the National TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsals for MACBETH at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Shakespeare's most intense and terrifying tragedy is directed by Rufus Norris 25 years after his last Shakespeare production. (more...)

Elizabeth Berrington and Tanya Moodie to Star in UK Premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKINGElizabeth Berrington and Tanya Moodie to Star in UK Premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's RASHEEDA SPEAKING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Troupe today announces Elizabeth Berrington and Tanya Moodie are to star in the UK premiere of Joel Drake Johnson's tense workplace drama Rasheeda Speaking. Directed by Jonathan O'Boyle the production opens at Trafalgar Studios 2 on 20 April, with previews from 18 April, and runs until 12 May. (more...)

Further Performances and Casting Announced For MACBETH At The National TheatreFurther Performances and Casting Announced For MACBETH At The National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Additional performances for Rufus Norris' production of Macbeth will go on sale on to the public on 26 January. The production will now play until 23 June, with all performances currently on sale sold out. (more...)

Tron Theatre's Original Artistic Director Returns To Stage Russian Classic In 35th Anniversary YearTron Theatre's Original Artistic Director Returns To Stage Russian Classic In 35th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

2017 is the Tron Theatre's 35th anniversary year and several milestone events have been programmed to mark this significant birthday. Central to this programme of activity is our autumn production Brothers Karamazov. (more...)

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