Royal & Derngate Announce Full Casting And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of THE POPERoyal & Derngate Announce Full Casting And Creative Team For The World Premiere Of THE POPE
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Royal & Derngate Northampton has announced full cast and creative team for the venue's world premiere of The Pope. This new play from Anthony McCarten, the 2019 Golden Globe and BAFTA-winning, and 2019 Oscar nominated writer of Bohemian Rhapsody, The Theory Of Everything and Darkest Hour, will star Anton Lesser (Game Of Thrones, The Crown, Wolf Hall, Endeavour) as Pope Benedict and Nicholas Woodeson (Baptiste, The Danish Girl, Death of Stalin, Taboo) as Pope Francis and will feature original music composed by BRIT, Oscar and Grammy-winning composer Anne Dudley (Elle, American History X, The Full Monty, Poldark). Faith Alabi (Belleville, Donmar Warehouse; Hamlet, Talawa) and Lynsey Beauchamp (Britannia, Einstein) play the roles of Sister Sophia and Sister Brigitta respectively. (more...)

Royal & Derngate Announces World Premiere Of THE POPERoyal & Derngate Announces World Premiere Of THE POPE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Royal & Derngate Northampton has announced that Artistic Director James Dacre will direct the world premiere of The Pope this June as part of its Made in Northampton 2019 season. This new play from Anthony McCarten, the 2019 Golden Globe and BAFTA-winning, and 2019 Oscar nominated writer of Bohemian Rhapsody, The Theory Of Everything and Darkest Hour, will star Anton Lesser (Game Of Thrones, The Crown, Wolf Hall) as Pope Benedict and will feature original music composed by BRIT, Oscar and Grammy-winning composer Anne Dudley (Elle, American History X, The Full Monty, Poldark). (more...)

New Company Live GM Launches With Its First Touring Show, THE ENTERTAINER Starring Shane RichieNew Company Live GM Launches With Its First Touring Show, THE ENTERTAINER Starring Shane Richie
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

A new theatrical general management company has launched this month with news of its first touring show; John Osborne's The Entertainer, starring Shane Richie and directed by Sean O'Connor. The Entertainer will open week commencing August 26th at Leicester Curve and finish the tour in Shrewsbury on 23rd November 2019. (more...)

The Stephen Joseph Theatre's BUILD A ROCKET Heads Down UnderThe Stephen Joseph Theatre's BUILD A ROCKET Heads Down Under
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

A one-woman show about a young mum from Scarborough, produced last year by the Stephen Joseph Theatre, heads to Australia later this month in a co-production with Tara Finney Productions, after winning a prestigious award at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe. (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces January-April 2019 Season - ULSTER AMERICAN, LOCKER ROOM TALK and MoreTraverse Theatre Announces January-April 2019 Season - ULSTER AMERICAN, LOCKER ROOM TALK and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

As Scotland's new writing theatre, the Traverse has been an incubator for brand new plays since it was founded in 1963, spotlighting the powerful stories, innovation and talent in Scotland, while launching the careers of many renowned writers, actors and directors. They have now revealed that their January-April 2019 season is a celebration of this - with three home-grown productions returning for a special run, before travelling worldwide. (more...)

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Autumn SeasonWatford Palace Theatre Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, today announces the Autumn Season with the centrepiece being the theatre's first produced Shakespeare in 10 years - Much Ado About Nothing with an all-female cast. Directed by Larmour, the production opens on 9 October with previews from 4 October and running until 27 October. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE JUNGLE; Full Cast AnnouncedPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with THE JUNGLE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Following critical acclaim, and a sold-out run at the Young Vic, producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy and Hunter Arnold are delighted to announce the full cast for the West End transfer of Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson's The Jungle, a National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre,directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin. The production is set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp, the Calais Jungle, which in 2015, became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people.  Previewing from 16 June, with World Refugee Day on 20 June, The Jungle will have an Opening Night on 5 July at the Playhouse Theatre, with rehearsal photography released today. Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

Traverse Theatre Announces Further Additions To Festival 2018Traverse Theatre Announces Further Additions To Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Traverse Theatre is excited to announce the final additions to the Traverse Festival 2018 programme - including, in what is Scotland's Year of Young People 2018, Festival favourite Breakfast Plays: Youthquake, pairing three young Scottish playwrights from our Traverse Young Writers' group with three leading British writers. Together they will explore how the younger generation can be a catalyst for political and social change. (more...)

Irish Rep Announces Casting for THREE SMALL IRISH MASTERPIECESIrish Rep Announces Casting for THREE SMALL IRISH MASTERPIECES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) is proud to announce full casting for THREE SMALL IRISH MASTERPIECES, featuring three of Ireland's most beloved one-act plays (more...)

Irish Rep Announces THREE SMALL IRISH MASTERPIECESIrish Rep Announces THREE SMALL IRISH MASTERPIECES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciar n O'Reilly, Producing Director) is proud to announce THREE SMALL IRISH MASTERPIECES, featuring three of Ireland's most beloved one-act plays: The Pot of Broth by William Butler Yeats; The Rising of the Moon by Lady Augusta Gregory; and Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge. (more...)

DISCO PIGS Extends Run At Irish Rep; Performances Now Through 3/4DISCO PIGS Extends Run At Irish Rep; Performances Now Through 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciar n O'Reilly, Producing Director) and Tara Finney Productions announced today a two-week extension of the 20th Anniversary Production of Enda Walsh's breakthrough play DISCO PIGS. Directed by John Haidar (Last of the Boys), DISCO PIGS began performances on January 5, 2018 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, and officially opened on January 9, 2018. Originally scheduled to run through February 18, DISCO PIGS will now play through March 4, 2018.Tickets are on sale through Irish Rep's box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org. (more...)

Review Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on Irish Rep's DISCO PIGSReview Roundup: The Critics Weigh in on Irish Rep's DISCO PIGS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre and Tara Finney Productions present the 20th Anniversary Production of Enda Walsh's breakthrough play Disco Pigs. Directed by John Haidar (Last of the Boys), Disco Pigs just opened last night at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, and will run through February 18, 2018. Check out what the critics are saying! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Evanna Lynch, Colin Campbell & Company Celebrate Opening Night of DISCO PIGSPhoto Coverage: Evanna Lynch, Colin Campbell & Company Celebrate Opening Night of DISCO PIGS
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 10, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre and Tara Finney Productions present the 20th Anniversary Production of Enda Walsh's breakthrough play DISCO PIGS. Directed by John Haidar (Last of the Boys), DISCO PIGS just opened last night at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage, and will run through February 18, 2018. (more...)

HARRY POTTER's Evanna Lynch to Reprise Role in Enda Walsh's DISCO PIGS at Irish RepHARRY POTTER's Evanna Lynch to Reprise Role in Enda Walsh's DISCO PIGS at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre and Tara Finney Productions will present the 20th Anniversary Production of Enda Walsh's breakthrough play DISCO PIGS. (more...)

tiata fahodzi Announces Kirsten Burrows as New Executive Directortiata fahodzi Announces Kirsten Burrows as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

tiata fahodzi is delighted to announce the senior appointment of Kirsten Burrows as their new Executive Director. Burrows will join current Artistic Director and Chief Executive Natalie Ibu in leading this pioneering theatre company towards an even brighter future. She will take up this role in February 2018. (more...)

HARRY POTTER's Evanna Lynch to Reprise Role in Enda Walsh's DISCO PIGS at Irish RepHARRY POTTER's Evanna Lynch to Reprise Role in Enda Walsh's DISCO PIGS at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre and Tara Finney Productions will present the 20th Anniversary Production of Enda Walsh's breakthrough play DISCO PIGS. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE ACEDIAN PIRATES at Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Acedian Pirates is the debut play from Jay Taylor (Nell Gwyn, Wolf Hall, Bring up the Bodies) which challenges our understanding of mythology and forces us to ask vital questions about military occupation. Performances play Theatre503, The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW now through Saturday 19th November 2016. Press Night is tomorrow Today 28th October and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below, plus a trailer for the show! (more...)

AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS, to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

The critically acclaimed play And Then Come The Nightjars, set before, during and after the foot and mouth crisis of 2001, can be seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, in late October. (more...)

The Acedian Pirates by Jay Taylor - 26 October - 19 November 2016, Theatre503
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

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Stephen Joseph Theatre Announces Winter Season
by Marianka Swain - Aug 31, 2016

There's a warming winter line-up at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this year, including a brand new play by Alan Ayckbourn and the Scarborough directorial debut of the theatre's new Artistic Director, Paul Robinson. (more...)

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