Martyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, & More Among Finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn PrizeMartyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, & More Among Finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting Award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. (more...)

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...)

Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break PatronsZawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break Patrons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Clean Break is thrilled to announce that playwright Lucy Kirkwood and actors Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster and Tanya Moodie join the company as Patrons with immediate effect. (more...)

Royal & Derngate And English Touring Theatre Announce Recipient of 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director AwardRoyal & Derngate And English Touring Theatre Announce Recipient of 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

Royal & Derngate Northampton in partnership with English Touring Theatre are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Nancy Medina, will premiere August Wilson's Pulitzer-Prize nominated, TONY and Lucille Lortel Award winning Two Trains Running in the Royal Theatre, Northampton next Autumn as the opening show of the venue's Made in Northampton Autumn season. The co-production costs will be supported by a grant from The Royal Theatrical Support Trust. (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...)

Nancy Medina Wins The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Josh Seymour Runner-UpNancy Medina Wins The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Josh Seymour Runner-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) and Royal & Derngate Northampton have announced Nancy Medina as the winner of the 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award and Josh Seymour as the runner-up. Now in its third year, and its second bearing the name of the RTST co-founder, Sir Peter Hall, the award is made to an up-and-coming director demonstrating exceptional directing skills in a rigorous competitive process. (more...)

BWW Previews: First trailer for A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, based on the best selling series by Deborah HarknessBWW Previews: First trailer for A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, based on the best selling series by Deborah Harkness
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jul 23, 2018

Sky One, a British TV Channel, just revealed a teaser channel for its upcoming 2018 TV Series, A Discovery of Witches.  The official press release from Sky One states, What happens when a witch and a vampire fall in love? History professor and closet witch Diana Bishop and geneticist and secret vampire Matthew Clairmont find out when they are thrown together in pursuit of the truth behind a strange manuscript found in the University of Oxford's Bodleian Library.  (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...)

4 Future Theatre Campaign Launches With 'Money-Can't-Buy' Prizes4 Future Theatre Campaign Launches With 'Money-Can't-Buy' Prizes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

London theatre companies Border Crossings, Boundless Theatre, CASA Festival, ice&fire and Tamasha are joining forces to raise funds for theatre projects that celebrate diverse talent and champion human rights, cultural cohesion and equality. (more...)

BWW Review: RASHEEDA SPEAKING, Trafalgar StudiosBWW Review: RASHEEDA SPEAKING, Trafalgar Studios
by Charlie Wilks - Apr 22, 2018

When Rasheeda Speaking first premiered in the US, it was met with critical divide on all ends. It's the second play I've seen this week that's theatrically dissected race, culture and class. What makes this play different is that it throws office politics into the mix, placing focus on racism in a more isolated setting. (more...)

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust And Royal & Derngate Northampton Invite Entries For The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2018The Royal Theatrical Support Trust And Royal & Derngate Northampton Invite Entries For The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) and Royal & Derngate Northampton are delighted to announce that the 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award Scheme is now open for entries. (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...)

Last Chance to See THE OPEN HOUSE at Print Room at the CoronetLast Chance to See THE OPEN HOUSE at Print Room at the Coronet
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Audiences have just two weeks left to see the UK premiere of Will Eno's award-winning play The Open House, directed by former Artistic Director of the RSC, Michael Boyd. The production opened to critical acclaim in Notting Hill's Print Room at the Coronet on 18 January having transferred from Theatre Royal Bath. (more...)

Tonic Theatre Announces 2nd Annual Tonic Awards Hosted By Dame Jenni MurrayTonic Theatre Announces 2nd Annual Tonic Awards Hosted By Dame Jenni Murray
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Tonic Theatre today announce the 2nd annual Tonic Awards, celebrating the achievements of game-changing women in theatre and the performing arts. The ceremony, which launched last year returns to the May Fair Theatre, at the May Fair Hotel on Monday 19 March 2018 hosted once again by Dame Jenni Murray. Attendees will include senior figures from across the theatre industry. (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...)

Final Week To Vote In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK AwardsFinal Week To Vote In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards honour the best productions from the past year around the country and the best long-running West End shows. Voting is open until midnight on Friday, 8 December, with the winners announced soon afterwards. (more...)

Current Standings For The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Closes Soon!Current Standings For The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Closes Soon!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards honour the best productions from the past year around the country and the best long-running West End shows. Voting is open until Friday, 8 December - just over a week away - with the winners announced soon afterwards. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE OPEN HOUSE at Theatre Royal BathPhoto Flash: First Look at THE OPEN HOUSE at Theatre Royal Bath
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Production images are today released for the UK premiere of Will Eno's award-winning play The Open House, directed by former Artistic Director of the RSC, Michael Boyd. The production will run at the Ustinov Studio until Saturday 23 December, with opening night for press on Wednesday 29 November. It will then transfer to London from 18 January 17 February 2018, playing at Notting Hill's Print Room at the Coronet. (more...)

Updated Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!Updated Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

See the updated standings in the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, and cast your vote (more...)

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! (more...)

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