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by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 29, 2019
Magnificent Bastard Productions reveal the latest Christmas ace up their sleeve, presenting A Pissedmas Carol. In true Shit-faced Showtime fashion, they grab a beloved story and transform it into a jolly ol' drunken time by having a member of the cast highly inebriated before the curtain goes up.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
It is more than forty years since Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg first met and began a collaboration that would change the course of musical theatre history with their musicals Les Misérables and Miss Saigon.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Comedian, author and, most recently, idiot who agreed to be tortured on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!, Shappi Khorsandi is a woman of many parts, but live comedy is where she's in her element. Following her 2019 tour, which included a sold-out 7 night run at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival, Shappi is delighted to be extending her tour in to 2020 with a further 12 dates announced between February and May next year.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Following on from their critically and commercially successful 2019 season, The Barn Theatre have announced the seven productions that form their 2020 Built By Barn season, which includes the world premiere of Vicki Berwick's stage adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's The Mozart Question, directed by Olivier and Tony award winner John Caird.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Casting has this week been revealed for the upcoming UK tour of Ali Milles' brand new thriller The Croft, which comes to Coventry's Belgrade Theatre from 15-18 April as part of its Spring Season 2020. Based on a true story, this bold and haunting new play sets its scene in a remote region of the Scottish Highlands.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Ngā Taonga Appoints New Tumu Whakarae - Chief Executive   The Board of Trustees of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision has appointed Honiana Love as the archive's new Tumu Whakarae - Chief Executive. Honiana has been acting as interim Chief Executive since July following the resignation of Rebecca Elvy.   Chair of the Board of Trustees Simon Murdoch says: a?oeHaving received applications from several high-calibre candidates it was clear that Honiana was the person who best met our criteria for the job and we are delighted that she has accepted our offer of the role.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Drew Cain and Simon Roberts play David / Alec and Tom / Patrick respectively in The Original Theatre Company's new thriller, The Croft by Ali Milles. They join the previously announced Gwen Taylor as Enid, Caroline Harker as Suzanne / Ruth and Lucy Doyle as Laura / Eilene. The UK tour begins at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 22 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra has the privilege to host soloists of the highest caliber in its ranks. On several occasions, these masterful musicians team up to create ensembles that honour us with precious moments of wonderful music.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
January concerts at The Royal Conservatory of Music: 21C Music Festival Against the Grain Theatre's Ayre and other works by Osvaldo Golijov Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 8pm | Artist Talk at 7pm | Koerner Hall Osvaldo Golijov has been awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowships, has won two Grammy Awards for composition, and was Musical America's Composer of the Year in 2006. 21C goes deep into his catalogue with Ayre, a thrill to experience with its lush fusion of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean folk melodies. Starring Canadian soprano Miriam Khalil and staged by AtG's Joel Ivany, Juno-nominated Ayre is presented along with other works such as Mariel, K'vakarat, and Tenebrae. An all-star roster of musicians includes Jamey Haddad (percussion), Barry Shiffman (violin and viola), Michael Ward-Bergman (accordion), Juan Gabriel Olivares (clarinet) Beverley Johnston (percussion), Jeremy Flower (laptop and electronics), Roberto Occhipinti (bass), and Cantor Alex Stein.
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Bong Joon-ho's Parasite took three top awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association, while Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story took two acting awards.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
The acclaimed British and Ethiopian poet, playwright, broadcaster and speaker, Lemn Sissay MBE has been announced as the twelfth Brighton Festival Guest Director, following in the footsteps of Rokia Traoré (2019), David Shrigley (2018), Kate Tempest (2017) and Laurie Anderson (2016) amongst others.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Lady Glenconner will tour with An Evening with Lady Glenconner to an initial three venues across the UK in 2020. The tour will begin at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds on 23rd February, go on to the Richmond Theatre on 29th February and conclude at the Norwich Playhouse on 1st March. Tickets for The Apex, Bury St Edmunds and Norwich Playhouse go on sale at 12pm today, Monday 9th December available from www.fane.co.uk. Tickets for Richmond go on sale Tuesday 10th December at 10 am.
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
New wave pioneers Rational Youth are releasing a deluxe expanded and remastered edition of their seminal 1982 debut album 'Cold War Night Life' on both CD and double gatefold vinyl. This special edition is being issued via Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has announced today that next year's magical family pantomime will be CINDERELLA - a spectacular new production, produced by the team at the theatre from Saturday 5 December 2020 a?' Sunday 10 January 2021. Tickets will be on sale from Monday 16 December 2019 to members and Wednesday 18 December to the public.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Following the hugely successful production of Michael Morpurgo's The Butterfly Lion, The Barn Theatre has announced a new collaboration with Morpurgo, which will see Tony© and Olivier winner John Caird direct Vicki Berwick's new adaptation of The Mozart Question. The production will open at The Barn in May 2020, following which it will transfer to the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham. It will then embark on a UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Jane Hansen was today announced as the new Chair of Melbourne Theatre Company. She succeeds Terry Moran AC who steps down at the end of 2019 after completing a very successful six year term.
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
In honour of the 30th Anniversary of The Stone Roses' era-defining gig at Spike Island, get ready for a celebration like no other.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
As the 19th Century dawns, politicians of all political persuasions gather in London to abolish the slave trade once and for all. But will the price of freedom turn out to be a multi-billion pound pay off to the slave owners, even though such a bailout could drive the country into economic and political ruin?
by Isabella Perrone - Dec 4, 2019
FIGARO'S WEDDING, first staged by Against the Grain in 2013, is a perfect example of how a good story and timeless music can transcend hundreds of years and switch languages, and still be rapturously funny. Featuring an English libretto by director Joel Ivany, the production still utilizes Mozart's original score from a?oeLe Nozze Di Figaroa?? to great effect via a thematically-appropriate quartet of strings and piano (music direction by Rachael Kerr).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
A whirlwind year of incredible theatre show performances, charity outreach shows, learning and excelling in the mysterious art of magic has culminated in scoring the Students of the Year awards during National Children's Month for Cape Town's most magical teens Ruby Park and Sesona Gagana at Rondebosch Boys' High School, on Saturday 16 November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2019
Following the great success of their five-city tour in 2017 to Seoul, Osaka, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney and recent performances in the Mainland China, cities such as Zhuhai, Guangzhou, Foshan and Shanghai, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) and its Music Director Jaap van Zweden will embark on a six-concert tour to Japan and Korea in March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019
Universal Theatrical Group, Working Title Films, Greene Light Stage, Michael Coppel Entertainments and Louise Withers Presents are thrilled that Adelaide audiences will finally have a chance to experience the magic of the multi award-winning smash hit Billy Elliot the Musical for the first time. The show officially opens in Adelaide tonight, December 31, at the Festival Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre.
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
 HBO Max, the upcoming direct-to-consumer offering from WarnerMedia, will be the exclusive U.S. home of the period drama, Boys (working title), in partnership with Britain's Channel 4. Principal photography on the project began in October and is scheduled to air in the UK in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Lagrime di San Pietro with Los Angeles Master Chorale staged by acclaimed director Peter Sellars on February 1 and 2; Oscar Peterson's AFRICA will receive its world premiere as part of TD Jazz Concerts; Susan Aglukark and Lacey Hill make their Koerner Hall debuts; Takács Quartet returns with a concert as part of The Royal Conservatory's two-season Beethoven 250 Festival; Raul Midón and Lionel Loueke share an evening on February 29; Pianists Murray Perahia and Daniil Trifonov sold out
by Cindy Marcolina - Dec 3, 2019
Following last year's hyper-successful To Jesus, Thanks For Everything, BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon are back with their new extravaganza: All I Want For Christmas Is Attention. The show is a drag-tastic alternative Christmas treat.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Disney Theatrical Productions today announces public on sale dates for their new production of Frozen in London's West End. The production will reopen the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with previews commencing in October 2020. With music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and book by Jennifer Lee, Frozen a?' directed by Michael Grandage - opens for priority booking late January 2020, with general on sale on 6 March 2020. Groups and schools booking opens on 24 February 2020.
by Barry Lenny - Dec 3, 2019
The solo song recital is a brave step for any singer.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2019
Timothy Walker has today been awarded a CBE for services to Arts and Music. As Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra since 2002, Walker has played a transformative role in securing the LPO's position as one of the world's finest symphony orchestras that balances a long and distinguished history with a reputation as one of the UK's most adventurous and forward-looking orchestras.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
The Joffrey Ballet President and CEO Greg Cameron and Board Chair Anne Kaplan are exceptionally proud to announce that Ashley Wheater, The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, has been appointed a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Wheater's designation, among those announced today on The Queen's New Year Honours 2020 list, has been recognized for his exceptional service to the U.K. in the field of performing arts.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Timothy Walker has today been awarded a CBE for services to Arts and Music. As Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the London Philharmonic Orchestra since 2002, Walker has played a transformative role in securing the LPO's position as one of the world's finest symphony orchestras that balances a long and distinguished history with a reputation as one of the UK's most adventurous and forward-looking orchestras.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 27, 2019
Recipients have been announced for the annual New Year's Honours for services to the UK. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Bad Dog Comedy Theatre has released information on their upcoming events & shows ((875 Bloor St. W. - upstairs)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
The Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2019 will take place at 1.00pm on Tuesday 11 February 2020 at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London's West End, hosted by Critics' Circle Drama Section Chairman Henry Hitchings.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
The Christmas season is officially underway at The Turbine. From Sunday 8 December a?" Sunday 22 December the Battersea Power Station based theatre launches their Christmas At The Turbine. Artistic Director Paul Taylor-Mills, has curated a series of special one-off events with some of the West End's most talented stars.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
It has been announced today that Signal 107 Breakfast Host, Dicky Dodd will guest star as the Sultan of Morocco in Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's pantomime Dick Whittington for a week in January 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
British director and writer Robert Icke has committed himself to Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, as Ibsen Artist in Residence. This new way of supporting talent is established by the Philip Loubser Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Popular radio personality Africa Melane has been appointed chair of the panel of judges of South Africa's leading performing arts competition, the Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards. He succeeds Melanie Burke.
by Gary Naylor - Dec 18, 2019
Richard Eyre's production gets yet another run out 25 years on, but it's so beautiful and brilliantly sung, no further justification is required.
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019
2014 Kennedy Center Honoree Tom Hanks takes a moment to share his appreciation for 2019 Kennedy Center Honoree Sally Field.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
Britain's Got Talent singing sensation BECKY O'BRIEN returns New York with her new holiday show A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS on Thursday, December 19 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The most wonderful time of the year gets even more wonderful as the angelic-voiced O'Brien shares her favorite Christmas songs and stories of holidays in the UK. Showtime is at 7 PM. Tickets are $22 (with a $35 VIP ticket available), available at www.SpinCycleNYC.com or at 212-352-3101. There is a $20 food/drink minimum, with a full menu available.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2019
Scotbeef, producers of the famous Galloway's mince, become sponsors of Tony Roper's The Steamie at SSE Hydro this December.
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 14, 2019
The much-anticipated MOBY DICK (A Musical Reckoning), from the team that brought you NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 in 2015, has finally surfaced at the Loeb Drama Center of the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge. Based on the iconic American novel by Herman Melville, the three-and-a-half-hour-long musical endeavors to theatricalize about 40 of the book's 135 chapters, taking a much larger bite from the source material than the mere 70- page section of Leo Tolstoy's WAR AND PEACE adapted for THE GREAT COMET. Oh, would that Dave Malloy (music, book, lyrics, and orchestrations) and Rachel Chavkin (director, co-developer) had approached this project with such surgical skill, rather than casting the broadest of nets upon the waters.
by David Sousa Lopes - Dec 13, 2019
When the Grand Théâtre announced Yves Beaunesne's adaptation of Ruy Blas, we simply could not miss it. Despite our extremely tight schedule these last months, there are things for which you simply have to make time.
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
The National Theatre's cutting-edge VR immersive experience ALL KINDS OF LIMBO has been selected for Sundance Film Festival, where it will have its international premiere as part of the esteemed New Frontier exhibition from 23rd January to 2nd February 2020. This marks the National Theatre's return to Sundance Film Festival after presenting fabulous wonder.land in 2016 as part of the New Frontier exhibition.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
For one night only Hivemind Improv bring their unique brand of fantasy storytelling to VAULT Festival 2020. Devious plotting will abound on 9th February as Hivemind improvise a medieval adventure of epic proportions - Lord of the Game of the Ring of Thrones.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
A star-studded cast has been announced for a new Fugard Theatre production of Athol Fugard's masterpiece a?oeMASTER HAROLDa??a??AND THE BOYS which marks the start of the Fugard Theatre's 2020 season and tenth birthday year. (The Fugard was born on 12 February 2010.)
by Juan Michael Porter II - Dec 11, 2019
After experiencing a performance like last night's one yearns for another 1000 years of revelations. In keeping with honouring the affiliated school's anniversary, it feels comforting to know that there is a clear pipeline for keeping the company strong. Here's to a continued vision of strength in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
African Caribbean theatre company Tangle will transpose Ben Jonson's classic satire of cunning and greed, Volpone, in a new adaptation. Touring nationally from 25 February until 18 April 2020, Volpone will reach venues from London and the Midlands to rurally remote locations across South West England.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Griffin Theatre Company is thrilled to announce playwright, director and dramaturg Declan Greene as the next Artistic Director of the Company.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2019
It has been one almighty year for ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Human Nature and to top it all off, there is now a dedicated display in a new section of the Australian Music Vault celebrating their 30-year legacy.
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