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The Stage In The Park Watford Announces Initial Line Up Photo The Stage In The Park Watford Announces Initial Line Up
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021

Featuring shows from London's West End, such as Adam Kay's This is Going To Hurt Live, Olivier Award Winning Showstoppers the improvised musical and West End in the Park, a night of musicals with stars from across the best shows in town. Straight out of your TV and onto the stage see Basil Brush, Sooty, Magical Bones from Britain's Got Talent, CBeebies' Katy Ashworth and a one-person homage to Friends!

Hampstead Theatre Announces Casting For Tennessee Williams' THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY Photo Hampstead Theatre Announces Casting For Tennessee Williams' THE TWO-CHARACTER PLAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

Hampstead Theatre has announced the cast for Tennessee Williams’, The Two Character Play, directed by Sam Yates, from 17 July until 28 August.  Yates is making a highly anticipated return to the theatre following his Olivier-nominated production of The Phlebotomist (2019).   

Slung Low And Freedom Studios Team Up To Premiere Six New Short Plays For Radio Photo Slung Low And Freedom Studios Team Up To Premiere Six New Short Plays For Radio
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021

Two of Yorkshire's best known theatre companies are set to join forces with an exciting line-up of playwrights for an afternoon of brand-new short plays written for radio and performed in front of a live audience.

Imagine Watford 2021 Announces Programme Photo Imagine Watford 2021 Announces Programme
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2021

Watford Palace Theatre and Watford Borough Council have REimagineD their annual outdoor celebration to ensure it is COVID safe but still full of fun. It will be a little different from previous years, but will once again transform Watford outdoor spaces into places of wonder and excitement, with dance, comedy and art for all the family to enjoy for free this July.

Brand New Outdoor Venue Announced By Watford Palace Theatre and Local Commercial Prod Photo Brand New Outdoor Venue Announced By Watford Palace Theatre and Local Commercial Producers
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

Watford Palace Theatre is about to reopen and has used the lockdown as an opportunity to build exciting new collaborations and fresh thinking, bringing the company back bigger and better than ever.

THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY and BIG BIG SKY Will Be Performed This Year at Hampstead Theat Photo THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY and BIG BIG SKY Will Be Performed This Year at Hampstead Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021

Hampstead Theatre has announced further live productions for 2021. 

Hampstead Theatre Announces Alfred Fagon's THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN and RAYA Photo Hampstead Theatre Announces Alfred Fagon's THE DEATH OF A BLACK MAN and RAYA
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2021

Hampstead Theatre has announced its first live productions for 2021.  Alfred Fagon's darkly compelling, The Death of a Black Man will run from 28 May until 10 July having originally premiered at the theatre in 1975.  46 years on, this rare revival from the Black British playwriting canon, raises many of the same questions we face today surrounding identity, capitalism and sexual politics. 

Cast Announced For Edition 2 Of LIVING NEWSPAPER Photo Cast Announced For Edition 2 Of LIVING NEWSPAPER
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2020

MoronkŠļĻ¬†Akinola, Hammed Animashaun, Ayesha Antoine,Alex Austin,¬†¬†Lisa Hammond, Mariam Haque, Zachary Hing, Siu-see Hung, Wendy¬†Kweh, Tasha Lim, Ntonga Mwanza, Rochelle Rose and Liza¬†Sadovy¬†have been cast in¬†Edition¬†2¬†of the Royal Court Theatre's¬†Living Newspaper: A Counter Narrative.¬†

Writers For Edition 2 Of LIVING NEWSPAPER Announced Photo Writers For Edition 2 Of LIVING NEWSPAPER Announced
by Stephi Wild - Dec 11, 2020

Over 60 writers are involved in the creation of the Royal Court Theatre's weekly Living Newspaper.

Middle Child Announce Free Animated Christmas Show, Commission Two New Writers Photo Middle Child Announce Free Animated Christmas Show, Commission Two New Writers
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020

Award-winning Hull theatre company Middle Child have announced an animated panto-inspired show that will be available to watch for free online this Christmas.

Watford Palace Theatre Announce Freelancers Season Photo Watford Palace Theatre Announce Freelancers Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020

In October Watford Palace Theatre announced they had successfully received support from the Culture Recovery Fund. This will enable the venue to re-open their doors to the local community safely and start to bring their cultural offering back to the centre of Watford. After careful consideration and consultation, the venue has devised the Three Counties Freelancers Season as an ideal opportunity to serve local audiences and support local artists at the same time.

Oldham Coliseum Presents FOUR MINUTES TWELVE SECONDS Photo Oldham Coliseum Presents FOUR MINUTES TWELVE SECONDS
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2020

James Fritz' modern thriller Four Minutes Twelve Seconds is an intense exploration of morality and the real-world implications of our digital lives.

Casting Announced for Sam Steiner's YOU STUPID DARKNESS! at Southwark Playhouse Photo Casting Announced for Sam Steiner's YOU STUPID DARKNESS! at Southwark Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2019

Paines Plough have today announced casting for the transfer of Sam Steiner's YOU STUPID DARKNESS! to Southwark Playhouse, a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth. An urgent play about the struggle for optimism and community amid the chaos of a collapsing world, the production is directed by former Paines Plough co-Artistic Director James Grieve and the cast includes: Andrew Finnigan; Jenni Maitland; Lydia Larson; Andy Rush. The show opened at Theatre Royal Plymouth earlier this year and will run at Southwark Playhouse from 16 January - 22 February with a Press Night on Monday 20 January.

Inis Nua Theatre Celebrates 16th Season With Four New British And Irish Plays Photo Inis Nua Theatre Celebrates 16th Season With Four New British And Irish Plays
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 20, 2019

Inis Nua Theatre Company presents their thrilling 16th season of three mainstage plays, one Pop-Up Play in a Pub, and a poignant reading series about Aging in Our Time. Inis Nua Theatre Company has the unique mission to present contemporary plays from Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales for a Philadelphia audience. Despite coming from different and distant cultures, these playwrights remind us that deeply human stories are universal. Inis Nua mines the shared cultural histories of these countries for an American audience, introducing Philadelphia audiences to fresh new voices from abroad who tackle social, political, and personal issues that we see in our country today.

The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By L Photo The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers.

2019 National Theatre Connections Festival Premieres Ten Brand New Plays Staged By Yo Photo 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival Premieres Ten Brand New Plays Staged By Young People
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2019

Ten UK school and youth theatre companies have been chosen to bring their productions of ten brand new plays to the 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival, which takes place in the Dorfman Theatre from 25-29 June.

BWW REVIEW: FOLK Sees The Uniting Power Of Music Draw Three Unlikely Friends Together Photo BWW REVIEW: FOLK Sees The Uniting Power Of Music Draw Three Unlikely Friends Together For A Heartwarming Tale of Compassion And Companionship
by Jade Kops - May 12, 2019

Presented with heart and humour, FOLK Is a delightful expression of the power of music to bring people together. 

FOLK Comes to Ensemble Theatre Photo FOLK Comes to Ensemble Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2019

FOLK, a brilliant comedy set in east Yorkshire about a trio of misfits by British playwright Tom Wells will have its Australian Premiere at Ensemble Theatre on May 3.

Jane Fallowfield  Appointed New Literary Manager For The Royal Court Theatre Photo Jane Fallowfield Appointed New Literary Manager For The Royal Court Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2019

Jane Fallowfield has been appointed as the new Literary Manager for the Royal Court Theatre. Jane, who is currently Literary Associate at Talawa Theatre, will join the theatre in April 2019.

More Shows Announced For 2019 At Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre - HONK!, DORIAN Photo More Shows Announced For 2019 At Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre - HONK!, DORIAN GRAY, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2019

A packed programme of visiting productions has been announced for the late spring and onwards at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre.

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