BWW Interview: Robert Glenister Talks THE SEAGULL at the Playhouse Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Robert Glenister Talks THE SEAGULL at the Playhouse Theatre
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Mar 12, 2020

Robert Glenister is currently treading the boards at the Playhouse Theatre in Anya Reiss's adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull. Starring alongside Game of Thrones's Emilia Clarke and Indira Varma, The Seagull marks Glenister's second production with director Jamie Lloyd. Glenister's recent theatre credits include Alys, Always at the Bridge Theatre and Pinter Four as part of Lloyd's Pinter at the Pinter season. BroadwayWorld spoke with Glenister about the production, adapting Chekhov, and the importance of star casting for commercial theatre.

CITY OF ANGELS Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows Photo CITY OF ANGELS Leads March's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Feb 26, 2020

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a musical with old Hollywood glamour to starry Chekhov and Coward, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE SEAGULL at the Playhouse Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For THE SEAGULL at the Playhouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

The Jamie Lloyd Company presents Anya Reiss' adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. The cast is led by Emilia Clarke (Nina) with Danny Ashok (Medvedenko), Robert Glenister (Sorin), Tom Rhys Harries (Trigorin), Daniel Monks (Konstantin), Tamzin Outhwaite (Polina), Patrick Robinson (Dorn), Seun Shote (Shamrayev), Indira Varma (Arkadina), and Sophie Wu (Masha). The production opens at Playhouse Theatre on 19 March, with previews from 11 March, and runs until 30 May.

Full Cast Announced For THE SEAGULL At Playhouse Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For THE SEAGULL At Playhouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

The Jamie Lloyd Company today announces the full cast for Anya Reiss' adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. Joining the previously announced Emilia Clarke (Nina) to complete the cast are Danny Ashok (Medvedenko), Robert Glenister (Sorin), Tom Rhys Harries (Trigorin), Daniel Monks (Konstantin), Tamzin Outhwaite (Polina), Patrick Robinson (Dorn), Seun Shote (Shamrayev), Indira Varma (Arkadina), and Sophie Wu (Masha). The production opens at Playhouse Theatre on 19 March, with previews from 11 March, and runs until 30 May.

Off West End Announces OFFIES Finalists and Awards Event Photo Off West End Announces OFFIES Finalists and Awards Event
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

The Offies 2018 finalists were announced live on Twitter & Facebook at 1pm today by OffWestEnd Panel Judge & Critic for The Stage Mark Shenton.

BWW Interview: Ian Hallard Talks TUMULUS & VAULT Festival 2018 Photo BWW Interview: Ian Hallard Talks TUMULUS & VAULT Festival 2018
by Rona Kelly - Jan 20, 2018

The VAULT Festival 2018 opens next week, running from 24 January through to 18 March. During the three months, three hundred shows will be staged, including new thriller and queer noir play Tumulus. Actor Ian Hallard fills us in on rehearsals so far, looks back on a busy year, and even further back to a performance of his we will (sadly) never see: King Kong!

Casting Announced for Tarell Alvin McCraney's WIG OUT! at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The National Theatre will mark the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales by staging its first Queer Theatre event series from 6 - 10 July 2017. 

Shoreditch Town Announces Additional Programme Of Events To Complement Philip Ridley Double-Bill
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Shoreditch Town Hall today announces a series of additional events, talks and readings running alongside its double-bill of Philip Ridley plays in its basement spaces.

BWW Review: THE PITCHFORK DISNEY, Shoreditch Town Hall
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 2, 2017

Philip Ridley's widely acclaimed 1991 play has been revived by Jamie Lloyd, and is back in its native East End for a limited run in conjunction with its partner production Killer. In a change from Lloyd's usual big, brash West End style, The Pitchfork Disney is being played in the basement of Shoreditch Town Hall. It follows in the footsteps of Trainspotting as an immersive piece of theatre with cult appeal.

Jamie Lloyd to Direct Immersive Philip Ridley Double Bill at Shoreditch Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Today Shoreditch Town Hall announces an immersive double-bill of Philip Ridley plays, including the world premiere of Killer and a new production of Ridley's contemporary classic The Pitchfork Disney, his first stage play which premiered in 1991. The productions will both be directed by Jamie Lloyd and run in 'The Ditch' basement spaces of Shoreditch Town Hall in spring 2017.

Cast Announced For Nuffield Theatre's DEDICATION - SHAKESPEARE AND SOUTHAMPTON
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

Sam Hodges, Director of Nuffield Theatre, today announces the cast for his world premiere production of Nick Dear's new play DEDICATION - SHAKESPEARE AND SOUTHAMPTON, which investigates the relationship between William Shakespeare and the 3rd Earl of Southampton. Tom McKay plays Shakespeare and Tom Rhys-Harries plays Henry Wriothesley, the 3rd Earl of Southampton. The production opens on 20 September, with previews from 9 September, runs until 8 October.

Theatre503 Welcomes Jessica Campbell as New Producer & Head of Marketing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Theatre503 is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Campbell as their new Producer and Head of Marketing.

HARRY POTTER Star Rupert Grint to Make Broadway Debut in Terrence McNally's IT'S ONLY A PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

According to Entertainment weekly, Harry Potter veteran Rupert Grint will soon make his Broadway debut in Terrence McNally's next Broadway comedy- It's Only a Play. Grint will play 'Frank Finger', a 'wunderkind director of a new play by an anxious writer.' He made his stage debut earlier this year in the West End production of Jez Butterworth's Mojo.

Last Chance To See MOJO, Closes Feb 8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2014

Ian Rickson's critically acclaimed revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo will complete its run on 8 February 2014 as previously announced. Earlier this month, Mojo, which has been playing to packed houses at the Harold Pinter Theatre since its opening in October, announced an extension to its West End run due to public demand.

MOJO with Rupert Grint Extends Through 8 Feb, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Ian Rickson's critically acclaimed West End revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo today announces a further two weeks of performances due to public demand. Mojo, which is playing to packed houses at the Harold Pinter Theatre, will now complete its run on 8 February 2014 with its original cast - Brendan Coyle (Mickey), Rupert Grint (Sweets), Tom Rhys Harries (Silver Johnny), Daniel Mays (Potts), Colin Morgan (Skinny) and Ben Whishaw (Baby).

Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint and Company Extend in MOJO in West End
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

According to the UK Daily Mail, the full cast of the hit Mojo has extended for two extra weeks, through February 8, 2014.

Photo Flash: Inside the 2013 Evening Standard Theatre Awards with Helen Mirren & More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

The 59th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards were held tonight in London, with Helen Mirren taking home the 'Best Actress' prize for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II inPeter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE. The production also took home the 'Best Design' award. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event!

Photo Flash: First Look at Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint and More in MOJO, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Ian Rickson directs Brendan Coyle (Mickey), Rupert Grint (Sweets), Daniel Mays (Potts), Colin Morgan (Skinny), Ben Whishaw (Baby) and Tom Rhys Harries (Silver Johnny) in a major West End revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo, reuniting director and writer who previously collaborated on the play's world premiere at the Royal Court in 1995. Mojo is booking to 25 January 2014, with press night tonight, 13 November 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint and More in MOJO
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Ian Rickson directs Brendan Coyle (Mickey), Rupert Grint (Sweets), Daniel Mays (Potts), Colin Morgan (Skinny), Ben Whishaw (Baby) and Tom Rhys Harries (Silver Johnny) in a major West End revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo, reuniting director and writer who previously collaborated on the play's world premiere at the Royal Court in 1995. Mojo is booking to 25 January 2014, with press night on 13 November 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Rupert Grint, Daniel Mays and More in MOJO at the Harold Pinter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

Ian Rickson directs Brendan Coyle (Mickey), Rupert Grint (Sweets), Daniel Mays (Potts), Colin Morgan (Skinny), Ben Whishaw (Baby) and Tom Rhys Harries (Silver Johnny) in a major West End revival of Jez Butterworth's award-winning Mojo, reuniting director and writer who previously collaborated on the play's world premiere at the Royal Court in 1995. Mojo is booking to25 January 2014, with press night on 13 November 2013. Designs are by Ultz with lighting by Charles Balfour, music by Stephen Warbeck and sound by Simon Baker.

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