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Jul 27, 2017
Ellen McDougall today announced the full cast for The Unknown Island, her inaugural production of Artistic Director of Gate Theatre.  She directs Jon Foster, Hannah Ringham, Thalissa Teixera and Zubin Varla in the adaptation of Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago's short story which opens on 18 September, with previews from 11 September, running until 7 October. 
Full Casts Announced for RULES FOR LIVING and THE WEIR
Jul 27, 2017
The full casts are today announced for English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston's production of Sam Holcroft's Rules for Living and English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester's production of Conor McPherson's The Weir, twenty years after its world premiere at the Royal Court.
Josie Lawrence to Lead MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN at Southwark Playhouse
Jul 27, 2017
Multi award-winning Josie Lawrence, one of the UK's best-loved actress and comedians is to star in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children.
National Theatre Using Forcepoint Technology to Protect Critical Data
Jul 26, 2017
Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today announced that the world-class National Theatre in London is utilizing its cloud security technology to gain a comprehensive, centrally-managed solution for effective security - wherever users and data are located.
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Touring Company of WAR HORSE
Jul 26, 2017
Rehearsals began this week for the 34-strong cast of a major tour UK tour of The National Theatre's internationally acclaimed production of War Horse, which begins performances on 15 September 2017 (with press night on 3 October) at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and continues on a 15 city tour until February 2019. Scroll down for photos of the cast at their first day of rehearsals!
Cambridge Arts Theatre Announces Spectacular Autumn Season
Jul 26, 2017
Cambridge Arts Theatre's autumn season is now on sale, boasting an exceptional line-up of distinguished dramas, acclaimed post and pre-West End productions, famous faces and one-night events. Catering for all artistic tastes, the autumn season showcases the very best of the West End and beyond.
Natalie Joyce to Play Title Role in City Lit's DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS; Cast Announced!
Jul 25, 2017
John Millington Synge, the Irish playwright who so singularly combined gritty realism and haunting spiritualism, penned one more play before his untimely death: DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS, drawn from the legends of ancient Ireland's great heroine.
Midwest Premiere of Conor McPherson's THE VEIL Opens 8/19
Jul 25, 2017
Idle Muse Theatre Company's season eleven, which features plays exploring women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them, concludes with the Midwest premiere of The Veil written by playwright Conor McPherson directed by guest artist Ann Kreitman.
Photo Flash: First Look at MOSQUITOES at the National Theatre
Jul 25, 2017
Alice is a scientist. She lives in Geneva. As the Large Hadron Collider starts up in 2008, she is on the brink of the most exciting work of her life, searching for the Higgs Boson. Jenny is her sister. She lives in Luton. She spends a lot of time Googling. When tragedy throws them together, the collision threatens all with chaos.
Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville to Star in West End Transfer of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
Jul 25, 2017
Following its sold out run as part of Bristol Old Vic's 250th Anniversary season, Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville will reprise their roles in Richard Eyre's acclaimed production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night.
Regional Premiere of AIRSWIMMING to Take Flight in Redwood City This August
Jul 24, 2017
Airswimming is a part of Dragon Productions Theatre Company's 2017 Main Stage Series.
Cynthia Erivo Joins American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees; New Appointments!
Jul 24, 2017
The American Theatre Wing has announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee.
Shakespeare's Globe to Welcome New Artistic Director Next Spring
Jul 24, 2017
Shakespeare's Globe has announced that Michelle Terry will be its Artistic Director from April 2018.
Photo Coverage: TAKING STEPS Celebrates Opening Night at Barrington Stage Company
Jul 24, 2017
Taking Steps the comedy by Alan Aycbourn opened on Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage last night and Broadwayworld was there for the opening night festivities.
National Theatre's RIVER STAGE Kicks Off This Weekend
Jul 24, 2017
Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from the UK's leading arts and culture organisations once again arrives on London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and The National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August.
Charlie Hardwick to Lead the Cast of SID AND VIV at Theatre503
Jul 24, 2017
Charlie Hardwick (Emmerdale, ITV; Cooking with Elves, Live Theatre/Adam Kenwright; Cabaret, Live Theatre) and Patrick Driver (A Tale of Two Cities, Regent's Park Theatre; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Apollo Theatre; The Office, BBC) have been announced as the leads in Philip Correia's exciting, edgy new production Sid and Viv.
Michelle Terry Appointed New Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe
Jul 24, 2017
Michelle Terry will be Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe from April 2018, succeeding Emma Rice in the position.
Fairytale and Fantasy Galore as Royal Conservatoire Descends on Fringe with INTO THE WOODS
Jul 21, 2017
Continuing its decade-long, five star run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland makes a return to the capital as the curtain rises on a grim Grimm's tale, Into the Woods.
Upcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre
Jul 20, 2017
See the brand-new schedule of upcoming events at Irvine Barclay Theatre. Details below:
Strawdog Theatre Company Announces 30th Season
Jul 20, 2017
Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer are proud to announce the company's 30th Anniversary Season: the Chicago premiere of Barbecue, August 17 - September 30, at Steppenwolf Theatre's 1700 Theater,  1700 N. Halsted Street as a LookOut Visiting Company; the Chicago premiere of Pillars of the Community, January 19 - March 30, 2018 and the world premiere of Damascus, May 11 - June 24, 2018 at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. Subscriptions start at $55 per package, a 25% discount, and are on sale now at Strawdog.org. Subscribers also receive invitations to workshop presentations of Take Me, a new musical by Jon Langford and Mark Guarino, in development with Strawdog throughout Season 30. 
Noel Sullivan & More Join John Owen Jones in TIGER BAY THE MUSICAL at Wales Millennium Centre
Jul 20, 2017
Survival, romance and atonement in a diverse community: Tiger Bay the Musical, takes place in what was once the most cosmopolitan port in the world, Cardiff Bay.
Tonic Celebrates Harriet Walter, Marianne Elliott and Nina Steiger in The Fourth Panel Event From Tonic Theatre
Jul 20, 2017
Tonic Theatre has just announced the full panel for their fourth Tonic Celebrates, which will take place at the Soho Theatre Upstairs on the 31st July. Tonic Theatre's Director Lucy Kerbel will chair the conversation between acclaimed actress and writer Dame Harriet Walter, award-winning director Marianne Elliott and dramaturg Nina Steiger.
BWW Morning Brief July 20th, 2017 - CURVY WIDOW and More!
Jul 20, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: CURVY WIDOW, starring Nancy Opel, begins Off-Broadway tonight!
Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney Talks Masculinity, Race and Sexuality on National Theatre Podcast
Jul 19, 2017
Oscar-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney features exclusively on the latest National Theatre podcast. McCraney, who recently came to London to direct a staged reading of his seminal play Wig Out!, gives an extended interview in which he talks frankly about masculinity, race and sexuality.
NEA Supports American Theatre Wing's SpringboardNYC Program and Docuseries
Jul 19, 2017
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in NEA's second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement are two Art Works awards to the American Theatre Wing: $35,000 to fund SpringboardNYC and the Theatre Intern Network (through the NEA's Theater and Musical Theater discipline), and $25,000 for production of the 'Working in the Theatre' docuseries (through the NEA's Media Arts discipline).
Full Cast Announced For Tour Of National Theatre's HEDDA GABLER
Jul 19, 2017
The National Theatre today announced full casting for the UK tour of Ibsen's masterpiece HEDDA GABLER. 
Final Casting Announced for the 50th Anniversary Production of Joe Orton's LOOT
Jul 19, 2017
Final casting is announced today for the 50th anniversary production of Joe Orton's darkly comic masterpiece, LOOT.
Glory Days Return to Kick Start National Theatre River Stage 2017
Jul 19, 2017
Back to wow the crowds and get everyone dancing, The Glory, Europe's leading queer performance venue, return to The National Theatre on 28 July to kick start the 2017 River Stage festival.
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance Expands Its Postgraduate Programme
Jul 19, 2017
Rose Bruford College, one of London's leading drama schools, is to expand its postgraduate programme with a very particular international flavour.
THE SECRET LIFE OF SUITCASES Comes to Arts Centre Melbourne
Jul 18, 2017
Families are invited to embark on an unforgettable and fun adventure with Ailie Cohen Puppet Maker's The Secret Life of Suitcases at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio from 12 - 13 August.
Interrobang Theatre Project to Present Midwest Premiere of FOXFINDER
Jul 18, 2017
Interrobang Theatre Project launches its 2017-18 Season, exploring the urgent question "What is Truth?," with the Midwest premiere of Dawn King's darkly comic and politically relevant British drama FOXFINDER, directed by Literary Manager Margaret Knapp. 
BWW Morning Brief July 18th, 2017 - DEAR JANE, PHANTOM's New Giry and More!
Jul 18, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA tour welcomes a new 'Madame Giry'!
Jemma Redgrave & Oliver Cotton Star in New Tour of DUET FOR ONE
Jul 18, 2017
Lee Dean and Daniel Schumann, in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre, are delighted to announce a strictly limited UK tour of Tom Kempinski's award-winning play DUET FOR ONE.
BWW Interview: Dickie Beau Talks DICKIE BEAU: RE-MEMBER ME
Jul 17, 2017
Award winning actor Dickie Beau is a man of a thousand faces, but one voice. The lip synch maestro brought Dickie Beauo: Re-Member Me to Latitude Festival, following an extended run at the Almeida. Combining recordings of Hamlet with quotes and stories from actors and creatives, it's a Hamlet mixtape.
Photo Flash: Cast of the National Theatre's FOLLIES Glimmers in New Portrait
Jul 17, 2017
James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's classic musical FOLLIES, which begins at The National Theatre in August, will be broadcast live to cinemas across the US and internationally on Thursday, November 16th as part of National Theatre Live. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in character below!
INK Transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre West End
Jul 17, 2017
Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. A young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asks the impossible and launches The Sun's first editor's quest: to give the people what they want. No matter the cost.
EXCLUSIVE: First Look At New ANGELS IN AMERICA Images Ahead of NT Live Broadcast!
Jul 17, 2017
One of the theatre shows of the year ANGELS IN AMERICA will be broadcast live to cinemas from The National Theatre with Part 1 on Thursday 20 July and Part 2 on Thursday 27 July as part of National Theatre Live. See new exclusive images from the show below!
Bristol Old Vic Announces Autumn Season, New Associate Artists, and Booking Fees Scrapped
Jul 17, 2017
A year away from revealing the new foyer and studio, Bristol Old Vic celebrates with a bold new version of twentieth century classic, a Kneehigh premiere, a dazzling menu of quality work by our Associate Artists and welcomes Emma Rice to her new creative home in Bristol.
THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Mike Bartlett Premiere and More Slated for Almeida Theatre's New Season
Jul 17, 2017
Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold said: 'We are thrilled to present three major new productions at the Almeida, including two world premieres and one rare revival. Spanning the Atlantic and beyond, this season is a timely and limitless interrogation into contemporary cultural anxieties and the power we have over our own lives.'
VIDEO: Bryan Cranston Broadcasts Trailer for Ivo van Hove-Helmed NETWORK at the National
Jul 14, 2017
NETWORK depicts a dystopian media landscape where opinion trumps fact. Hilarious and horrifying by turns, the iconic film by Paddy Chayefsky won four Academy Awards in 1976. Now, Lee Hall (Billy Elliot, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour) and director Ivo Van Hove (Hedda Gabler) bring his masterwork to the stage for the first time, with Bryan Cranston (All the Way, for which he won the Tony for Best Actor, Breaking Bad and Trumbo for which he was nominated for an Oscar) in the role of Howard Beale. Watch a trailer for the production below!
VIDEO: Imelda Staunton & More Get Ready for National Theatre's FOLLIES
Jul 14, 2017
Classic Stephen Sondheim musical Follies, which opens at the Olivier Theatre this August, will be broadcast live to cinemas across the UK and internationally on Thursday November 16th as part of National Theatre Live.
Photo Coverage: Cahoots Theatre Company and David Sloan Present TWILIGHT SONG
Jul 14, 2017
Adam Garcia, Bryony Hannah and Paul Higgins star in the premiere of the final play by Kevin Elyot, writer of the classic comedy My Night with Reg.
BWW TV: Making Cocktails With OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR!
Jul 14, 2017
Following a critically acclaimed opening at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, subsequent UK tour and sell-out run last summer at The National Theatre, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour is now playing at Duke of York's Theatre in London's West End.

Jul 14, 2017
Thom Southerland to Direct First London Revival of THE WOMAN IN WHITE
Jul 14, 2017
Acclaimed rising star director Thom Southerland (Titanic, Grey Gardens, Grand Hotel) is to direct the first ever revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical The Woman in White.
FUN HOME to Headline Young Vic's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
Jul 14, 2017
The new 2017-18 season at Young Vic was announced today.
CinemaLive and Shakespeare's Globe Announce First Live Cinema Broadcast
Jul 14, 2017
CinemaLive and Shakespeare's Globe have just announced the first live cinema broadcast from this iconic, open-air theatre.
Stella Gonet to Star in the London Revival of John Patrick Shanley's DOUBT, A PARABLE
Jul 14, 2017
Stella Gonet is to star in Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley one of the most acclaimed plays in recent memory.
Toby Stephens and Lydia Leonard Cast in Tony Award-Winning OSLO
Jul 13, 2017
OSLO, which last night won Best Play at the Tony Awards, has its UK premiere later this year at The National Theatre and then transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End from 30 September to 30 December. Book tickets here from £24 
16th Street Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season Continues with Minita Gandhi's MUTHALAND
Jul 13, 2017
16th Street Theater's 10th Anniversary Season continues with the premiere of Minita Gandhi's MUTHALAND directed by HEIDI STILLMAN, August 31 - October 7, 2017 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with Press Opening on Thursday, September 7 @ 7:30 PM.  Link to press photos here https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9HDkygjZoH9c1h5Q2lPbGJXM28

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