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Full Cast Announced For Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCEFull Cast Announced For Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

With SS Mendi, a co-production with Isango Ensemble, opening this week at Royal Opera House, Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces the full cast for a new staging of Peter Morgan's The Audience. Samuel Hodges directs Lizzie Hopley as Margaret Thatcher and Bobo MacDonald, Paul Kemp as all other Prime Ministers, Sharon Singh as The Equerry and Fay Burwell and Maddie Farmer share the role of Young Elizabeth, joining the previously announced Faye Castelow as Queen Elizabeth II. The production opens on 30 May, with previews from 24 May, and runs until 22 June. (more...)

Helen Mirren THE AUDIENCE And Benedict Cumberbatch HAMLET Return To Cinemas For One Night OnlyHelen Mirren THE AUDIENCE And Benedict Cumberbatch HAMLET Return To Cinemas For One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Commemorate the 10th anniversary of National Theatre Live program, with the exclusive cinematic re-release of, 'The Audience' and 'Hamlet,' both captured live from the London stage. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Casting For Spring Production Of Lady RandyWAM Theatre Announces Casting For Spring Production Of Lady Randy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston, and the WAM team are proud announce the cast for their spring Main Stage production, the world premiere of Lady Randy by Anne Undeland. After two preview performances, the production opens April 20, 2019, at Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, and runs through May 5. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

WAM Theatre has announced that local organization Tapestry was selected from a pool of applicants to be the primary beneficiary of WAM's spring Mainstage World Premiere production of Lady Randy - a delightfully dizzying romp through the life of Jennie Jerome, mother of Winston Churchill, written by and starring Anne Undeland. In keeping with its double philanthropic mission, WAM Theatre will be donating a portion of the box office proceeds from Lady Randy to Tapestry after their closing performance on May 5. To date, WAM has donated $56,500 to its fifteen beneficiaries. (more...)

New York Women in Film & Television Announces Reveal Feature Film Grant RecipientsNew York Women in Film & Television Announces Reveal Feature Film Grant Recipients
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) is pleased to announce the presentation of two grants funded by the Alan M. & Mildred S. Ravenal Foundation. The NYWIFT Ravenal Foundation Grant supports the production of a dramatic feature film from a female second-time feature film director over 40 years of age. Grant funds may be used for pre-production, production, or post-production. (more...)

Guest Blog: Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho On BrexitGuest Blog: Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho On Brexit
by Guest Blog: Jon Brittain - Mar 19, 2019

It's me, Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister and friendly neighbourhood global cabaret superstar. And I've returned not a moment too soon, because Theresa May seems to have got herself into a pickle bigger than the biggest pickle at the international pickle growing tournament the year before the Russian pickle growing team were suspended for genetically modifying their pickles. Of course, I'm talking about Brexit.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE CROWN DUAL, King's Head TheatreBWW Review: THE CROWN DUAL, King's Head Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Mar 15, 2019

The Crown Dual piles laughs upon laughs in a madcap parody of the Netflix show that you don't even need to have seen in order to enjoy this hilarious two-hander. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Beneficiary And Education Outreach For Spring Mainstage ProductionWAM Theatre Announces Beneficiary And Education Outreach For Spring Mainstage Production
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

WAM Theatre has announced that local organization Tapestry was selected from a pool of applicants to be the primary beneficiary of WAM's spring Mainstage World Premiere production of Lady Randy - a delightfully dizzying romp through the life of Jennie Jerome, mother of Winston Churchill, written by and starring Anne Undeland. In keeping with its double philanthropic mission, WAM Theatre will be donating a portion of the box office proceeds from Lady Randy to Tapestry after their closing performance on May 5. To date, WAM has donated $56,500 to its fifteen beneficiaries. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For THE LAST TEMPTATION OF BORIS JOHNSONFull Cast Announced For THE LAST TEMPTATION OF BORIS JOHNSON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Full casting has been announced for The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson, the new Brexit-inspired comedy drama from journalist, broadcaster and playwright Jonathan Maitland (An Audience with Jimmy Savile, Dead Sheep). Directed by Lotte Wakeham (Artistic Director of the Octagon Theatre, Bolton), this world premiere will play at Park Theatre from 9 May to 8 June 2019, with a press night at 7.00pm on Monday 13 May. (more...)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles To Host Annual 'Accessories for Success' Scholarship LuncheonBig Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles To Host Annual 'Accessories for Success' Scholarship Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) will host its annual 'Accessories for Success' Scholarship Luncheon on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills. The fundraiser luncheon will honor Mike Daly, Producer-Songwriter and Executive Director of A&R and Music Publishing at Disney Music Group with the 'Excellence in Mentoring Award'. Prior to the luncheon, luxury boutique vendors will feature unique accessories and gifts for purchase with a portion of the proceeds donated to BBBSLA. (more...)

Faye Castelow Will Play Queen Elizabeth II In Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCEFaye Castelow Will Play Queen Elizabeth II In Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces Faye Castelow as Queen Elizabeth II in the UK regional premiere of Peter Morgan's The Audience. The production, directed by Samuel Hodges, opens on 30 May, with previews from 24 May, and runs until 22 June. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces Casting For Spring Production Of LADY RANDYWAM Theatre Announces Casting For Spring Production Of LADY RANDY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston, and the WAM team are proud announce the cast for their spring Main Stage production, the world premiere of Lady Randy by Anne Undeland. After two preview performances, the production opens April 20, 2019, at Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, and runs through May 5. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Albert FinneyPhoto Flashback: Remembering Albert Finney
by Walter McBride - Feb 17, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, British actor Albert Finney has passed away at age 82 after a short illness, according to the BBC. (more...)

Albert Finney Passes Away at Age 82Albert Finney Passes Away at Age 82
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

British actor Albert Finney has passed away at age 82 after a short illness, according to the BBC.  (more...)

Randy Otto Is Winston Churchill: The Blitz At Concord's Capitol Center For The ArtsRandy Otto Is Winston Churchill: The Blitz At Concord's Capitol Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

On Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7PM, the Capitol Center for the Arts (Concord, NH) welcomes the special performance RANDY OTTO IS WINSTON CHURCHILL: THE BLITZ. (more...)

MANDELA: THE OFFICIAL EXHIBITION Has World Premiere in FebruaryMANDELA: THE OFFICIAL EXHIBITION Has World Premiere in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Mandela: The Official Exhibition is the major new global touring exhibition that takes visitors on a personal journey through the life of the world's most iconic freedom fighter and political leader. A revolutionary experience that celebrates his life and legacy, the exhibition makes its World Premiere at 26 Leake Street Gallery at Waterloo's Graffiti Tunnels – the perfect home for this one-of-a-kind exhibition from February 8th 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: LOOKING OVER PRESIDENT'S SHOULDER at Black Repertory Theatre Of Kansas CityBWW Review: LOOKING OVER PRESIDENT'S SHOULDER at Black Repertory Theatre Of Kansas City
by Paul Bolton - Jan 26, 2019

Looking Over President's Shoulder Black Repertory Theatre Kansas City 1/22-2/3/2019 Play about the butler to the Presidents. Comedy, Politics, and personal insights www.brtkc.org (more...)

SCOOP: Smithsonian Channel February 2019 PremieresSCOOP: Smithsonian Channel February 2019 Premieres
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

Smithsonian Channel has announced its February programming, which includes debut of Black History Month special “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom” (more...)

WAM Theatre Announces 10th Anniversary SeasonWAM Theatre Announces 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston, and the WAM team are thrilled to announce expanded programming and new collaborations for their 10th anniversary season. (more...)

Berglas, World Famous Magician And Supporter Of Cape Town's College Of Magic Awarded MBEBerglas, World Famous Magician And Supporter Of Cape Town's College Of Magic Awarded MBE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

David Berglas, internationally renowned magician and longtime supporter of the College of Magic, Cape Town's only magical arts organisation, has been appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year Honours List for services to Magic and Psychology. It is believed that this is the first time the honour has been presented to anyone for their contribution to the art of magic. (more...)

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