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Black British Theatre Awards Announces 2021 Nominees; PHANTOM, CINDERELLA, PRINCE OF  Photo Black British Theatre Awards Announces 2021 Nominees; PHANTOM, CINDERELLA, PRINCE OF EGYPT, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

The Black British Theatre Awards (BBTAs), the UK's first award show to celebrate the excellence and influence of Black performers and creatives in the theatre industry, have announced the 2021 nominees.

Royal & Derngate Announces Further Productions For Its 2021/22 Made In Northampton Se Photo Royal & Derngate Announces Further Productions For Its 2021/22 Made In Northampton Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

Royal & Derngate today announced four further productions to complete its 2021/22 Made in Northampton season. A new production of Joe Penhall's biting contemporary satire Blue/Orange is brought to the stage this autumn by the producing team behind Ralph Fiennes' hugely successful Four Quartets which is soon to transfer to the West End.

BLUE / ORANGE Starring Giles Terera and Michael Balogun Will Tour This November Photo BLUE / ORANGE Starring Giles Terera and Michael Balogun Will Tour This November
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

Royal & Derngate Northampton, Theatre Royal Bath Productions, and Oxford Playhouse present the multi award-winning drama Blue/Orange, which opens at Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio from 29 October to 13 November 2021, before dates at Oxford Playhouse from 16 November to 20 November 2021 and Royal & Derngate, Northampton from 23 November to 4 December 2021.

Applications Now Open For Tangle's Training Programme Amplify 2021 Photo Applications Now Open For Tangle's Training Programme Amplify 2021
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021

AMPLIFY covers five art forms: Production Management, Stage Management, Lighting Design, Sound Design and Technical Producing / Construction. Successful applicants will self-design their own development programme, with support from Tangle and their mentor, who they will be encouraged to choose from Tangle's cohort of industry experts.

GIN CRAZE! Will Be Performed at Royal & Derngate Next Month Photo GIN CRAZE! Will Be Performed at Royal & Derngate Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021

Two lovers, each with hidden secrets, struggle to prosper as gin hawkers. At a time in the 18th century when the average Briton drank 1.5 litres of gin every day, women were being locked up in cells to sober up and disorder was breaking out on every street corner, panic spreads among the upper classes who look to the magistrates, the Church and even their tipsy Queen to restore sobriety.

Dessa Releases New Single & Video 'I Already Like You' Photo Dessa Releases New Single & Video 'I Already Like You'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 15, 2021

IDES is the product of collaborations between artists working from their home studios across the country, trading sound files, snapshots, and voice memos.

Full Creative Team and Open Auditions Announced For THE WIZ at Manchester's Hope Mill Photo Full Creative Team and Open Auditions Announced For THE WIZ at Manchester's Hope Mill Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021

As previously announced, this Christmas Hope Mill Theatre will stage the first new UK production of The Wiz, in 10 years, running from Wednesday 24th November 2021 to Sunday 16th January 2022.

GIN CRAZE! Will Be Performed by Royal & Derngate's Made in Northampton 2021 Season Photo GIN CRAZE! Will Be Performed by Royal & Derngate's Made in Northampton 2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021

The ensemble cast includes Debbie Chazen (The Girls, West End), Rosalind Ford (Once, UK Tour), Aruhan Galieva (King John, Royal & Derngate and Shakespeare’s Globe), Paula James (The Snow Queen, Park Theatre), Alex Mugnaioni (Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Rose Theatre Kingston and West End), Peter Pearson (Welcome to the UK, The Bunker), and more!

Chiswick Playhouse Announces Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2021

Following their Recharged Festival and knockout series of Sunday Soul concerts, Chiswick Playhouse now announces its summer season. 

BWW Flashback: Relive David Bowie's Musical Masterpiece, LAZARUS Photo BWW Flashback: Relive David Bowie's Musical Masterpiece, LAZARUS
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 7, 2021

This weekend, producers Robert Fox and RZO Entertainment Inc are exclusively releasing the filmed London production of Lazarus for three streamed performances only, January 8-10, in remembrance of David Bowie on his birthday and to mark the fifth anniversary of his untimely death.

David Bowie's LAZARUS Streaming for Three Performances Only This Weekend Photo David Bowie's LAZARUS Streaming for Three Performances Only This Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

This weekend, producers Robert Fox and RZO Entertainment Inc are exclusively releasing the filmed London production of Lazarus for three streamed performances only, January 8-10, in remembrance of David Bowie on his birthday and to mark the fifth anniversary of his untimely death.

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.¬†

Cast Announced For LIVING NEWSPAPER Photo Cast Announced For LIVING NEWSPAPER
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2020

Michele Austin, Natalie Dew, Georgie Fellows,¬†Zainab¬†Hasan, Camille Mallet de¬†Chauny, Rebekah¬†Murrell,¬†Amaka¬†Okafor, Kimberley¬†Okoye,¬†Alexzandra¬†Sarmiento, Irfan¬†Shamji, Sophie Stone,‚ÄĮRagevan‚ÄĮVasan and Danny Lee Wynter have been cast in‚ÄĮEdition 1‚ÄĮof the Royal Court Theatre's‚ÄĮLiving Newspaper: A Counter Narrative.‚ÄĮ¬†

Writers For Edition 1 Of LIVING NEWSPAPER Announced Photo Writers For Edition 1 Of LIVING NEWSPAPER Announced
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2020

From December over 60 writers will be involved in the creation of the Royal Court Theatre's upcoming project Living Newspaper: A Counter Narrative, a weekly live newspaper running over six weeks which will see the theatre reopen since its closure in March. 

Tickets For The World Premiere of GET UP, STAND UP! THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL Are On Sal Photo Tickets For The World Premiere of GET UP, STAND UP! THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL Are On Sale Today
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2020

Tickets for the brand new musical Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical are finally on sale today.

Winners Announced For the Black British Theatre Awards 2020 Photo Winners Announced For the Black British Theatre Awards 2020
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2020

The Black British Theatre Awards 2020 championed the artistic excellence and achievements of the black creatives and performers across all aspects of theatre. The program's first television broadcast on Sky Arts highlighted a cross section of some of the 2020 award-winners. 

PHOTOS: Look at MATILDA THE MUSICAL Cast in Action; Show Runs Now Thru 22 Mar 2020 Photo PHOTOS: Look at MATILDA THE MUSICAL Cast in Action; Show Runs Now Thru 22 Mar 2020
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 9, 2020

When Matilda The Musical premiered at the Cambridge Theatre in the West End in 2011, The Guardian gave it five stars and described it as a?oeanarchically joyous, gleefully nasty, and an ingenious musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel of the same name.a?? About nine years after, now a beloved musical for all ages, Matilda The Musical finally opened at The Theatre at Solaire in Manila for a limited three-week engagement.

The Royal Court Theatre's Poet in Da Corner Comes to HOME Manchester
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020

Poet in Da Corner, inspired by Dizzee Rascal's seminal 2003 album Boy in the Corner, comes to HOME in a brand-new production from London's Royal Court Theatre.

Kayla Meikle and Katherine Parkinson Join the Cast of SHOE LADY at the Royal Court Je Photo Kayla Meikle and Katherine Parkinson Join the Cast of SHOE LADY at the Royal Court Jerwood
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020

Kayla Meikle and Katherine Parkinson have been cast in the world premiere of Shoe Lady written by E.V. Crowe and directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone. With set design by Chloe Lamford, lighting design by Natasha Chivers, composition by Matthew Herbert, sound design by Tony Gayle and movement direction by Sasha Milavic Davies.

Casting News And Album Launch Announced For POET IN DA CORNER at Royal Court Theatre Photo Casting News And Album Launch Announced For POET IN DA CORNER at Royal Court Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2019

Stacy Abalogun will join the previously announced cast of Poet in da Corner for its return to the Royal Court Theatre in January 2020.

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