UK Roundup - New National season, Christian Slater, awards galore!
by Jake Brunger - Feb 6, 2005

The National's, record breaking West End ticket sales, Christian Slater, and a UK screening of Broadway: The Amercan Musical. (more...)

National Theatre Adds 'Raquin' and 'Waves' to '06 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2006

London's National Theatre has announced two literary adaptations for its winter 2006 season--stage versions of Emile Zola's Therese Raquin and of Virginia Woolf's The Waves (more...)

Fiennes, Shaw, Etc. to Star in National Theatre Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2006

Tony Award-winning History Boys director Nicholas Hytner, who is the artistic director of the National Theatre, announced at a press conference that actors Ben Chaplin, Ralph Fiennes and Fiona Shaw, as well as playwright David Hare, would all have a part in the theatre's future productions (more...)

Ben Chaplin to Star in National Theatre's The Reporter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2006

Film and stage star Ben Chaplin will headline Nicholas Wright's play The Reporter on the West End (more...)

Photo Flash: Ben Chaplin in 'The Reporter'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2007

Film and stage star Ben Chaplin headlines Nicholas Wright's play The Reporter on the West End. (more...)

William Carden is Ensemble Studio Theater's New A.D.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2007

Ensemble Studio Theatre has announced the appointment of William Carden as Producing Artistic Director, succeeding Founder Curt Dempster who died on January 19th. (more...)

Henshall, Atkins, Etc. Set for Kent's Theatre Royal Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2007

The Theatre Royal Haymarket has announced a season of shows directed by Jonathan Kent. (more...)

Hairspray Leads London's Olivier Nominations with 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2008

The nominations were just released for the 2008 Olivier Awards and Haispray is leading the pack with 11 nominations. (more...)

The Met Expands Its Repertory In The 2009-10 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2009

Eight new productions, four of which are company premieres, will highlight the Metropolitan Opera's 2009-10 season. General Manager Peter Gelb and Music Director James Levine jointly announced plans that include: the Met premieres of Rossini's Armida, Verdi's Attila, Jan?ček's From the House of the Dead, and Shostakovich's The Nose; new productions of Bizet's Carmen, Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Thomas's Hamlet, and Puccini's Tosca; and 18 revivals from the company's repertory. The season is the first to be entirely planned under Gelb's leadership, in collaboration with Levine (the past three seasons were planned before Gelb became General Manager in 2006-07 but included some productions, repertoire, and casting changes made by Gelb). (more...)

FINIAN'S RAINBOW To 'Shine' on Broadway at the St. James for Fall 2009, Cast and Creative Announced Shortly
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2009

Finian's Rainbow, which just ended a critically acclaimed five-performance run at New York City Center's Encores! series last weekend, will move to Broadway's St. James Theatre in the fall. Producers David Richenthal and Jack Viertel announced that the show, which hasn't been seen on Broadway since 1960 (it premiered in 1947), will be adapted from the Encores! concert presentation into a full production. (more...)

Thea Sharrock To Direct MRS KLEIN
by Carrie Dunn - May 15, 2009

Thea Sharrock will direct Nicholas Wright's Mrs Klein previewing at the Almeida Theatre from October (more...)

Wright's MRS KLEIN Previews At Almeida Theatre 10/22, Casting To Be Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2009

Thea Sharrock will direct Nicholas Wright's Mrs Klein previewing at the Almeida Theatre from 22 October 2009 with press night on 29 October 2009 and running to 5 December 2009. Designs are by Tim Hatley with lighting by Neil Austin and sound by Ian Dickinson. Casting for Mrs Klein will be announced shortly. (more...)

STOP KISS Opens 7/9 At Rogue Machine Theater, Reception To Follow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2009

The consequences of love can be horrifying, yet miraculously tender. Callie meets Sara and an astonishing chain of events is set into motion. This story pays homage to life's abrupt and unexpected transformations...to romance, and to the search for personal identity. (more...)

STOP KISS Opens 7/9 At Rogue Machine Theater, Reception To Follow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2009

The consequences of love can be horrifying, yet miraculously tender. Callie meets Sara and an astonishing chain of events is set into motion. This story pays homage to life's abrupt and unexpected transformations...to romance, and to the search for personal identity. (more...)

Casting Announced For JUDGMENT DAY And MRS KLEIN At Almedia
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2009

James Macdonald returns to the Almeida to direct the world premiere of Christopher Hampton's new version of Ödön von Horváth's Judgment Day. Judgment Day will run at the Almeida from 3 September - 17 October 2009, with press night on 10 September. Set designs are by Miriam Buether with costume design is by Moritz Junge, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Chris Shutt and music by Matthew Herbert. (more...)

The Metropolitan Opera Sells Record $2.5 Million In Tickets For Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2009

The Metropolitan Opera has reason to celebrate; $2.5 million worth of tickets were sold on Sunday, the first day of sales, through its box office, telephone call center and Web site, up from $2 million on the first day of sales last year, according to the Associated press. (more...)

Casting Announced For JUDGMENT DAY And MRS KLEIN At Almeida
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2009

James Macdonald returns to the Almeida to direct the world premiere of Christopher Hampton's new version of Ödön von Horváth's Judgment Day. Judgment Day will run at the Almeida from 3 September - 17 October 2009, with press night on 10 September. Set designs are by Miriam Buether with costume design is by Moritz Junge, lighting by Neil Austin, sound by Chris Shutt and music by Matthew Herbert. (more...)

Rogue Machine's STOP KISS Extends, Added Performance 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

The consequences of love can be horrifying, yet miraculously tender. Callie meets Sara and an astonishing chain of events is set into motion. This story pays homage to life's abrupt and unexpected transformations...to romance, and to the search for personal identity. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Almeida Theatre's Rehearsal of MRS. KLEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2009

Thea Sharrock will direct Clare Higgins in the title role of Mrs Klein in the first London revival of Nicholas Wright's play. Mrs Klein previews at the Almeida Theatre from 22 October 2009 with press night on 29 October 2009 and will run until 5 December 2009. Joining Clare Higgins are Nicola Walker as Paula and Kate Ashfield as Melitta. Designs are by Tim Hatley with lighting by Neil Austin and sound by Ian Dickinson. (more...)

Knightley Joins Lewis In THE MISANTHROPE At The Comedy Theatre, Opening December 17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009

Keira Knightley, Damian Lewis and Tara Fitzgerald are cast in Moliere's comedy (more...)