The National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading WritersThe National Theatre Announces 15 Productions Of New Plays And Fresh Adaptations By Leading Writers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

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

2019 National Theatre Connections Festival Premieres Ten Brand New Plays Staged By Young People2019 National Theatre Connections Festival Premieres Ten Brand New Plays Staged By Young People
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: FOLK Sees The Uniting Power Of Music Draw Three Unlikely Friends Together For A Heartwarming Tale of Compassion And CompanionshipBWW 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.  (more...)

FOLK Comes to Ensemble TheatreFOLK Comes to Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Jane Fallowfield  Appointed New Literary Manager For The Royal Court TheatreJane Fallowfield Appointed New Literary Manager For The Royal Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - 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...)

More Shows Announced For 2019 At Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre - HONK!, DORIAN GRAY, and More!More Shows Announced For 2019 At Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre - HONK!, DORIAN GRAY, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

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

George Perrin And James Grieve Announce That They Are Stepping Down As Artistic Directors Of Paines PloughGeorge Perrin And James Grieve Announce That They Are Stepping Down As Artistic Directors Of Paines Plough
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

Ahead of launching their 10th annual programme of new plays on tour, George Perrin and James Grieve have announced that they are stepping down as Artistic Directors of Paines Plough. Since 2010, the pair have produced 45 World Premieres by writers such as Mike Bartlett, Penelope Skinner, James Graham, Sabrina Mahfouz and Vinay Patel, touring them to hundreds of villages, towns and cities across the UK and around the world. (more...)

New Cast And Additional Tour Dates Announced For Tom Wells And Matthew Robins' DRIPNew Cast And Additional Tour Dates Announced For Tom Wells And Matthew Robins' DRIP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Boundless Theatre and Script Club today announce that Josh Tucker will play the role of Liam in Tom Wells and Matthew Robins' Drip, as it embarks on a new 2019 tour following its recent run at Bush Theatre. Directed by Jane Fallowfield, the production tours to The Lowry, Salford; Customs House, South Shields; Curve, Leicester as part of #DMUpride festival; North Wall, Oxford; The Coliseum, Oldham; Slung Low, Leeds; New Wolsey, Ipswich; Nonsuch Studios, Nottingham; Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal; Phoenix Arts, Hampshire; Harrogate Theatre; Cast, Doncaster; LIVE, Newcastle; and Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For YOU STUPID DARKNESS!Full Casting Announced For YOU STUPID DARKNESS!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth have today announced the full cast for YOU STUPID DARKNESS!, a World Premiere from Sam Steiner (Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons; Kanye the First), directed by Paines Plough Joint Artistic Director James Grieve. The new play, set in a call centre for Brightline helpline, looks at the struggle for optimism and community amid the chaos of a collapsing world. The cast includes David Carlyle, Andrew Finnigan, Becci Gemmell and Lydia Larson. The production marks the continuation of a long-standing relationship between Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth and follows the success of Love, Love, Love and The Angry Brigade. (more...)

BWW Review: DRIP, Bush TheatreBWW Review: DRIP, Bush Theatre
by Charlie Wilks - Dec 7, 2018

This is a really sweet show. It's one that enchants its audience, inviting them into a story of vulnerability, queer identity and synchronised swimming. (more...)

First Casting Announced For DEAR ELIZABETH At The Gate TheatreFirst Casting Announced For DEAR ELIZABETH At The Gate Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

The Gate Theatre have announced their next production, Dear Elizabeth, a two-hander by award winning US playwright Sarah Ruhl will be performed by a series of guest actors including Travis Alabanza, Jade Anouka,Tim Crouch, Tamsin Greig and Alex Jennings. (more...)

Roxana Silbert Announces Her Departure From Birmingham Repertory TheatreRoxana Silbert Announces Her Departure From Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Birmingham Repertory Theatre has today announced that its Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert, will be leaving the company to take up the post of Artistic Director of Hampstead Theatre, London in June 2019. (more...)

American Premiere Of Tom Wells' BROKEN BISCUITS Comes to 1812 ProductionsAmerican Premiere Of Tom Wells' BROKEN BISCUITS Comes to 1812 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

1812 Productions will present the American premiere of Tom Wells' comedy Broken Biscuits. Named for the boxes of broken cookies in every cupboard in England, Broken Biscuits premiered in Newcastle upon Tyne before touring the UK in 2016. Broken Biscuits stars a trio of young artists making their 1812 debuts, Amanda Jill Robinson, Leigha Kato, and Michael Macri. Broken Biscuits will play October 4th thru the 28th at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Street in Center City. Opening night will be Today, October 10th at 7:00pm. (more...)

American Premiere Of Tom Wells' BROKEN BISCUITS Comes to 1812 ProductionsAmerican Premiere Of Tom Wells' BROKEN BISCUITS Comes to 1812 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

1812 Productions will present the American premiere of Tom Wells' comedy Broken Biscuits. Named for the boxes of broken cookies in every cupboard in England, Broken Biscuits premiered in Newcastle upon Tyne before touring the UK in 2016. Broken Biscuits stars a trio of young artists making their 1812 debuts, Amanda Jill Robinson, Leigha Kato, and Michael Macri. Broken Biscuits will play October 4th thru the 28th at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Street in Center City. Opening night will be Wednesday, October 10th at 7:00pm. (more...)

American Premiere Of Tom Wells' BROKEN BISCUITS Comes to 1812 ProductionsAmerican Premiere Of Tom Wells' BROKEN BISCUITS Comes to 1812 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

1812 Productions will present the American premiere of Tom Wells' comedy Broken Biscuits. Named for the boxes of broken cookies in every cupboard in England, Broken Biscuits premiered in Newcastle upon Tyne before touring the UK in 2016. Broken Biscuits stars a trio of young artists making their 1812 debuts, Amanda Jill Robinson, Leigha Kato, and Michael Macri. Broken Biscuits will play October 4th thru the 28th at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Street in Center City. Opening night will be Wednesday, October 10th at 7:00pm. (more...)

Ensemble Theatre Announces 2019 SeasonEnsemble Theatre Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Mark Kilmurry, Artistic Director, Ensemble Theatre today announced the 2019 Season which, says Kilmurry, promises to be an exceptional year with six brilliant comedies, three intense dramas and a musical. Three of the plays will be World Premieres, three Australian Premieres and there will be a return season of the sell-out play, DIPLOMACY. (more...)

Full Dates and Casting Announced for World Premiere of Anna Jordan's POP MUSICFull Dates and Casting Announced for World Premiere of Anna Jordan's POP MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

Paines Plough and Birmingham Repertory Theatre have today announced the full cast and UK tour dates for POP MUSIC, a World Premiere from Bruntwood Award-winner Anna Jordan (Yen). The new play, which promises to be a night at the theatre like no other, charts two wedding guests' rollercoaster journey through thirty epic years of pop. (more...)

Pride Films And Plays Hosts Discussions On Living With HIV To Follow Friday Performances Of PINK ORCHIDSPride Films And Plays Hosts Discussions On Living With HIV To Follow Friday Performances Of PINK ORCHIDS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Pride Films and Plays has announced a series of discussions in conjunction with its American premiere of PINK ORCHIDS -  a British play in which five eloquently interwoven and often funny monologues explore the experience of living with HIV from the perspectives of those living with the virus and those who care for and care about HIV+ persons. Staff members from Test Positive Awareness Network (TPAN) and other HIV activists will lead the weekly discussions about living with in a world with HIV - either as someone who has tested positive for the virus or is vulnerable to it.  (more...)

Cast Announced For Pride Films And Plays' PINK ORCHIDSCast Announced For Pride Films And Plays' PINK ORCHIDS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Casting has been announced for Pride Films and Plays' American premiere of PINK ORCHIDS - the first play of the "PAC Pride Fest" - a summer season of five plays. PINK ORCHIDS, by Patrick Cash, is a British play in which five eloquently interwoven and often funny monologues explore the experience of living with HIV - a virus that attacks the emotions as well as the body. It premiered in London in 2016 under the title THE HIV MONOLOGUES. This production will be directed by Brennan T. Jones and will open to the press on Friday, June 8 at 7:30 pm, in the Pride Arts Center's Buena space. Jones directed JUMPERS FOR GOALPOSTS for Pride Films and Plays in summer 2017 and was Assistant Director for TimeLine Theatre's THE AUDIENCE last fall. (more...)

Tom Wells' DRIP Makes Its Edinburgh Festival Fringe Debut Ahead Of UK Autumn TourTom Wells' DRIP Makes Its Edinburgh Festival Fringe Debut Ahead Of UK Autumn Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Following its world premiere last year as part of the Hull UK City of Culture, Tom Wells' Drip, co-produced by Script Club and Boundless Theatre, makes its Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut before embarking on a UK Autumn tour including a London run. Jane Fallowfield directs Andrew Finnigan who reprises his role as Liam. Opening at Paines Plough's Roundabout @ Summerhall, 20 - 26 August 2018 with further tour dates to be announced shortly. (more...)

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