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BWW Review: CRAZY FOR YOU, King's Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: CRAZY FOR YOU, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Adam Robinson on October 18, 2017 in Scotland

A frustrated New York thespian finds himself in the dusty hills of Nevada with two choices, follow instructions and foreclose the town's rundown theatre, or follow his heart and save it with a spectacular show. (more...)
BWW Review: SON OF A PREACHER MAN, King's Theatre, Edinburgh BWW Review: SON OF A PREACHER MAN, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
by Natalie O'Donoghue on October 18, 2017 in Scotland

Featuring the greatest hits of Dusty Springfield, including 'The Look Of Love', 'I Only Want To Be With You', 'Spooky' and of course, the classic 'Son Of A Preacher Man', this sparklingly funny and sweetly touching new musical play by internationally-renowned writer Warner Brown will have you laughing, crying and singing your heart out to some of the greatest songs ever written. (more...)
MADAGASCAR A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Goes Wild in Glasgow MADAGASCAR A MUSICAL ADVENTURE Goes Wild in Glasgow
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Scotland

Go Wild! as Selladoor Worldwide and Hartshorn-Hook announce that their brand-new stage adaptation Madagascar A Musical Adventure is coming out of the zoo and into Glasgow as part of a UK tour. (more...)
REFLECTIONS OF A CONSTANT MONK to Tour Scotland REFLECTIONS OF A CONSTANT MONK to Tour Scotland
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Scotland

Join a modern monk as he, or sometimes she, makes a pilgrimage across central Scotland and explores the mysteries of life and love. (more...)
Red Carpet Gala Performance of The STEAMIE to Celebrate Anniversary and Raise Funds Red Carpet Gala Performance of The STEAMIE to Celebrate Anniversary and Raise Funds
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Scotland

Producers Neil Laidlaw and Jason Haigh Ellery are proud to announce that a special red carpet gala performance of Tony Roper's The Steamie will be held on Tuesday 24 October at King's Theatre, Glasgow as part of the play's 30th anniversary celebrations. (more...)
Citizens Theatre to Return with 50p Ticket Offer for TRAINSPOTTING Citizens Theatre to Return with 50p Ticket Offer for TRAINSPOTTING
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Scotland

The Citizens Theatre is once again offering intrepid fans a spectacular box office bargain 50p tickets for the company's five-star rated adaptation of Irvine Welsh's landmark novel Trainspotting. From 10am today 14 Oct 100 tickets for Trainspotting will be available for 50p. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 2017 in Scotland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, King's Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on October 11, 2017 in Scotland

Everyone's favourite kooky family are now on stage in the UK premiere of this spectacular musical comedy from the writers of multi award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominated Andrew Lippa. (more...)
Citizens Theatre to Return with 50p Ticket Offer for TRAINSPOTTING Citizens Theatre to Return with 50p Ticket Offer for TRAINSPOTTING
by BWW News Desk on October 09, 2017 in Scotland

The Citizens Theatre is once again offering intrepid fans a spectacular box office bargain 50p tickets for the company's five-star rated adaptation of Irvine Welsh's landmark novel Trainspotting. From 10am on Saturday 14 Oct 100 tickets for Trainspotting will be available for 50p. (more...)
BroadwayWorld's Top Picks For Glasgow Theatre This Christmas BroadwayWorld's Top Picks For Glasgow Theatre This Christmas
by Natalie O'Donoghue on October 16, 2017 in Scotland

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue lists her top picks for the festive season in Glasgow in 2017. (more...)
Richard Baron Announced as New Director of BOLD GIRLS at Citizens Theatre Richard Baron Announced as New Director of BOLD GIRLS at Citizens Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Scotland

In a change to its published programme, the Citizens Theatre has announced that its revival of Rona Munro's seminal play, Bold Girls, will now be directed by Richard Baron. (more...)
Gary Little to Kick Off GILDED BALLOON COMEDY at Drygate Gary Little to Kick Off GILDED BALLOON COMEDY at Drygate
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Scotland

Non-stop hilarity is on the cards at Drygate Brewery, Glasgow, today 6 October when Gary Little, whose sets, stories and jokes have earned him the reputation as one of Scotland's top comedians, headlines the first Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate, as the monthly club night returns for the autumn. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 2017 in Scotland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
Traverse Theatre Announces First Collaboration With Magnetic North Traverse Theatre Announces First Collaboration With Magnetic North
by BWW News Desk on October 05, 2017 in Scotland

An intriguing new play exploring the relationship between fathers and sons will have its world premiere this October at Edinburgh's Traverse Theatre before touring the rest of Scotland. (more...)
BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD, Edinburgh Playhouse BWW Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD, Edinburgh Playhouse
by Adam Robinson on October 04, 2017 in Scotland

A murder and a major movie star: the media are in frenzy. What happened and why? Sunset Boulevard is the tale of aspiring writer Joe Gillis, who falls into the life of former silver screen siren Norma Desmond. Once in her web, there is no surrender. The audience watches rapt as this twisted love story unravels and burns out like an old film reel. (more...)
Gary Little to Kick Off GILDED BALLOON COMEDY at Drygate Gary Little to Kick Off GILDED BALLOON COMEDY at Drygate
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Scotland

Non-stop hilarity is on the cards at Drygate Brewery, Glasgow, on Friday 6 October when Gary Little, whose sets, stories and jokes have earned him the reputation as one of Scotland's top comedians, headlines the first Gilded Balloon Comedy at Drygate, as the monthly club night returns for the autumn. (more...)
Voting Now Open For The BroadwayWorld Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards! Voting Now Open For The BroadwayWorld Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards!
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Scotland

Voting Now Open For The BroadwayWorld Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards! (more...)
BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, Glasgow BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Natalie O'Donoghue on October 03, 2017 in Scotland

It's Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Tracy's audition makes her a local star and soon she is using her new-found fame to fight for equality, bagging local heartthrob Link Larkin along the way! (more...)
BWW Review: SPAMALOT, King's Theatre, Edinburgh BWW Review: SPAMALOT, King's Theatre, Edinburgh
by Gregor Dickson on October 02, 2017 in Scotland

A musical comedy adapted from 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail', this new UK tour of 'Spamalot' is more intimate than previous productions, but is no less entertaining. (more...)
Gerry and The Pacemakers Announce Farewell UK Tour Dates Gerry and The Pacemakers Announce Farewell UK Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2017 in Scotland

'Gerry' Marsden MBE, best known for being leader of the British Merseybeat band Gerry and the Pacemakers. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special on September 29, 2017 in Scotland

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A CHORUS LINE, and More! (more...)
Wonder Fools to Bring THE COOLIDGE EFFECT to the Tron This September Wonder Fools to Bring THE COOLIDGE EFFECT to the Tron This September
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2017 in Scotland

As part of its autumn season, Wonder Fools will be bringing THE COOLIDGE EFFECT to the Tron, written by Jack Nurse and Robbie Gordon, and performed by Robbie Gordon, running 27 Sept - Sat 30 Sept 2017. (more...)
Winners Announced For UK's Most Welcoming Theatre 2017 Winners Announced For UK's Most Welcoming Theatre 2017
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2017 in Scotland

UK Theatre has announced the 12 regional and national winners of the UK's Most Welcoming Theatre 2017 in association with Smooth Radio. (more...)
WICKED UK & Ireland Tour Announces Full Cast! WICKED UK & Ireland Tour Announces Full Cast!
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2017 in Scotland

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that Amy Ross (Elphaba), Helen Woolf (Glinda), Steven Pinder (The Wizard and Doctor Dillamond), Kim Ismay (Madame Morrible), Emily Shaw (Nessarose), Iddon Jones (Boq) and Nikki Bentley (Standby for Elphaba) will join the previously announced Aaron Sidwell (Fiyero) to lead the cast of the forthcoming return engagement of the spectacular, critically acclaimed and multi record-breaking UK & Ireland Tour in 2018. (more...)
Grid Iron Theatre Company and Traverse Theatre Company to Present JURY PLAY Grid Iron Theatre Company and Traverse Theatre Company to Present JURY PLAY
by BWW News Desk on September 25, 2017 in Scotland

Directed by Ben Harrison, and co-written with academic Dr Jenny Scott, Jury Play will turn Traverse 1 into a 'Court of Law' to investigate the passive role of the jury in current court proceedings. (more...)