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The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Togethe Photo The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Together' Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021

The National Theatre has today announced its programming until the start of next year with productions on all three South Bank stages as well as three major UK tours, two productions on Broadway, a return to cinemas, and a new feature film to be broadcast on television this autumn. In the week the theatre reopened for audiences again, six new productions were announced, and five productions halted by the pandemic were confirmed to return to the South Bank.  

VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Photo VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will present a virtual presentation to announce the 2021 winner of one of the most prestigious playwriting awards, and the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights, today, April 7, 2021 at 3pm EST/ 8pm BST. Tune in right here at BroadwayWorld to watch the presentation, hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner (1983) Marsha Norman.

Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Photo Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for 2021 for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights.

RSC's HAMLET With Paapa Essiedu, and More Will Be Broadcast on BBC Four Photo RSC's HAMLET With Paapa Essiedu, and More Will Be Broadcast on BBC Four
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2020

The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Macbeth (2018) will be broadcast on BBC Four this Sunday 14 June at 9.30pm as part of Culture in Quarantine. This will be followed by Simon Godwin's landmark production of Hamlet (2016) with Paapa Essiedu in the title role on Sunday 21 June at 9pm.

UK Actors' Union Equity Sets Up Independent Commission for Race Equality Photo UK Actors' Union Equity Sets Up Independent Commission for Race Equality
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2020

Deadline has reported that to address the mass resignation of its Race Equality Committee after an incident involving actor Laurence Fox, Equity has created an Independent Commission for Race Equality (ICRE).

'Fleabag' Leads Royal Television Society Programme Award Winners; Full List! Photo 'Fleabag' Leads Royal Television Society Programme Award Winners; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2020

The UK Royal Television Society Programme Awards were live-streamed to nominees and viewers yesterday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For DADDY By Jeremy O. Harris Photo Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For DADDY By Jeremy O. Harris
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020

In this Bel Air tale of love and family, intimacy is a commodity and the surreal gets real.

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Su Photo Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, Aleshea Harris and More Announced as 2020 Finalists for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

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

Cast Announced For NORA: A DOLL'S HOUSE at the Young Vic Photo Cast Announced For NORA: A DOLL'S HOUSE at the Young Vic
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2019

Artistic Director of the Young Vic Kwame Kwei-Armah today announces complete casting for Nora: A Doll's House. Anna Russell-Martin (Cyrano De Bergerac, A Christmas Carol Citizens Theatre) reprises her role from the critically-acclaimed Citizens Theatre production, and is joined by Mark Arends (MotherFatherSon; Fatherland Lyric Hammersmith), Natalie Klamar (Wilderness Hampstead Theatre; Richard II Almeida), Luke Norris (Poldark; Blue/Orange, A View from the Bridge Young Vic), Amaka Okafor (The Son Kiln/West End; I'm Not Running, Macbeth National Theatre) and Zephryn Taitte (Call The Midwife; Bitter Wheat Garrick Theatre).

BBC Two Renews MOTHERLAND for a Third Season Photo BBC Two Renews MOTHERLAND for a Third Season
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 1, 2019

A new school year beckons for Motherland as the show has been commissioned for a third series on BBC Two from Merman, with Delightful Industries.

Ian Hart, Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes Join Cast of Third and Final  Photo Ian Hart, Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes Join Cast of Third and Final Chapter of Sky Original TIN STAR
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 1, 2019

Ian Hart, Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes join Tim Roth, Genevieve O'Reilly and Abigail Lawrie as filming commences on the third and final chapter of Sky original Tin Star.

Martyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, & More Among Finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Photo Martyna Majok, Heidi Schreck, & More Among Finalists for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Julie Musbach - 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.

THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING Transfers To Wilton's Music Hall Photo THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING Transfers To Wilton's Music Hall
by Stephi Wild - 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.

Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clea Photo Zawe Ashton, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Lucy Kirkwood And Tanya Moodie Announced As Clean Break Patrons
by Julie Musbach - 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.

Royal & Derngate And English Touring Theatre Announce Recipient of 2018 RTST Sir Pete Photo Royal & Derngate And English Touring Theatre Announce Recipient of 2018 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award
by Alexa Criscitiello - 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.

Troupe Announces The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING  Photo Troupe Announces The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 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.

Troupe Announces Full Cast For The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENC Photo Troupe Announces Full Cast For The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - 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.

Nancy Medina Wins The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Josh Seymour Runner-Up Photo Nancy Medina Wins The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Josh Seymour Runner-Up
by Stephi Wild - 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.

BWW Previews: First trailer for A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, based on the best selling ser Photo BWW 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. 

Troupe Announces The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING  Photo Troupe Announces The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - 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.

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