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by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2021
Alan Ayckbourn’s comic masterpiece of social climbing in 1970s suburbia fuses a potent mix of farce and black comedy.  The play centres around three married couples, three kitchens and three Christmas parties!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2021
This autumn and winter Watford Palace Theatre are to present a range of shows and events in a range of ways to offer cultural and entertainment opportunities for all audiences. Longer running shows, such as Dick Wittington and His Cat, will offer socially distanced performances during the run, which will see a reduction in auditorium capacity, with seating separated into blocks of up to 6 seats per party.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019
Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 23, 2019
With its Autumn 2019 Season now in full swing, the Belgrade Theatre is already looking forward to another exciting year ahead with the announcement of its Spring Season 2020. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2019
Mary Chieffo (STAR TREK DISCOVERY) and Alan Smyth (BETTER THINGS, ZEALOT at South Coast Rep) star in Analogue, a new play by Christine Boylan (THE PUNISHER, CLOAK & DAGGER). Mike Rozycki will direct the readings October 6 @ 8pm in The Broadwater Blackbox (6322 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038) and October 7 @ 8pm in The Broadwater Theatre (1076 Lillian Way, Los Angeles, California 90038).
by Walter McBride - Sep 11, 2019
Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Carol Lynley with a look back in our photo archives.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
London Classic Theatre today announce extended tour dates for their production of Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn. The production will now conclude at New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme 20-23 October, where the show will be specially worked into the round, and the three sets reimagined for the space.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 30, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for Charlotte Jones' (Humble Boy a?' National Theatre) hilarious and heartfelt comedy, Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis at Park Theatre. Winner of the 1998 Pearson Best Play Award, this marks the play's twenty-first anniversary and first ever London run. The production stars Sioned Jones, Charlie Bence, Kellie Batchelor, Andrew P Stephen, Matt Lim and Jessica Forrest. It is directed by Robert Wolstenholme, with a national press night on Friday 13th December at 7pm.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2021
The most magical pantomime adventure is back! Join Dick Whittington and His Cat as they follow their dreams on an unforgettable journey to London and beyond.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2019
BroadwayHD is heading into November with a stellar lineup, lead by knock-out performances of theater classics. The all-female production of Donmar Warehouse's Julius Caesar makes its way to the platform on November 7, giving subscribers a stunning twist on a classic play. Dan Goggin's internationally acclaimed musical anthology series, Nunsense and its 6 sequels will be making its exclusive digital streaming premiere on BroadwayHD beginning November 14. Just in time for the 20th Anniversary of its debut on Broadway, Putting It Together starring Tony and Emmy Award winners Carol Burnett and George Hearn as well as Emmy Award nominee Bronson Pinchot brings a heavy dose of humor to the library on November 21. In addition to all of this, the holidays arrive early when beautiful productions of A Christmas Carol, MeshugaNutcracker! and The Royal Ballet's The Nutcracker debut on BroadwayHD on November 26.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020
In October Watford Palace Theatre announced they had successfully received support from the Culture Recovery Fund. This will enable the venue to re-open their doors to the local community safely and start to bring their cultural offering back to the centre of Watford. After careful consideration and consultation, the venue has devised the Three Counties Freelancers Season as an ideal opportunity to serve local audiences and support local artists at the same time.
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2019
As the 2019 Summer Shakespeare Festival kicks off, The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team with As You Like It, the Bard's fabulously charming romantic comedy, whose heroine is one of his most remarkable creations. Director Jessica Stone's recent body of work-including Barefoot in the Park, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and Arms and the Man-has had Globe audiences rolling in the aisles. Her Shakespearean directing debut will run June 16 - July 21, 2019 outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run June 16-21 with opening night on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 21, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announced casting and releases images for its summer reopening production Out West. Esh Alladi will play a young Gandhi in Tanika Gupta's The Overseas Student, Tom Mothersdale will play new father Jack in Simon Stephens' Blue Water and Cold and Fresh and Ayesha Antoine will play security guard Donna in Roy Williams' Go, Girl.
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021
Watford Palace Theatre is about to reopen and has used the lockdown as an opportunity to build exciting new collaborations and fresh thinking, bringing the company back bigger and better than ever.
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2021
London Classic Theatre today announce a new UK tour of their postponed 20th anniversary production of Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn.
by Marianka Swain - Mar 5, 2020
Congratulations to London Classic Theatre on reaching their 20th-anniversary production! We opened Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn in Eastbourne last week, and we're touring all over the UK until the end of July.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
Get all the information, tour dates and ticket info on the new UK tour of Marc Camoletti’s BOEING BOEING. Michael Cabot directs Nathalie Barclay (Gabriella), Jo Castleton (Bertha), Isabel Della-Porta (Gloria), Jessica Dennis (Gretchen), John Dorney (Bernard) and Paul Sandys (Robert) in a translation by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022
A special fundraising event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Alan Ayckbourn's Absurd Person Singular will take place at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre later this month.  
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
Pitlochry Festival Theatre and Watford Palace Theatre are set to join forces this summer to stage the première of Anne-Marie Casey's new adaptation of Louise May Alcott's much loved tale Little Women.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021
The line up includes shows from London's West End; Adam Kay's This is Going To Hurt Live, Olivier Award Winning Showstoppers the improvised musical and West End in the Park, a night of musicals with Kerry Ellis, Oliver Tompsett, Nadim Naarman and Siubhan Harrison. Straight out of your TV and onto the stage see Basil Brush, Sooty, Magical Bones from Britain's Got Talent, CBeebies' Katy Ashworth and a one-person homage to Friends!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2021
Watford Palace Theatre and Watford Borough Council have REimagineD their annual outdoor celebration to ensure it is COVID safe but still full of fun. It will be a little different from previous years, but will once again transform Watford outdoor spaces into places of wonder and excitement, with dance, comedy and art for all the family to enjoy for free this July.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022
Simon Russell Beale plays the title role in Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by Lucinda Coxon. Joining him are Clare Higgins as Gunhild Borkman and Lia Williams as Ella Rentheim. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2019
Tony and Olivier Award winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn's ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR Returns To New York This Christmas.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2019
Varun Raj has been announced as the title role of Mushy in Mushy: Lyrically Speaking, a new rap infused play by Rifco Theatre Company touring in Autumn 2019. Varun plays the teenager who captured the hearts of the nation and rose to fame on Channel 4 documentary, Educating Yorkshire, when he overcame his severe stutter with the help of his teacher, Mr Burton.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021
Featuring shows from London's West End, such as Adam Kay's This is Going To Hurt Live, Olivier Award Winning Showstoppers the improvised musical and West End in the Park, a night of musicals with stars from across the best shows in town. Straight out of your TV and onto the stage see Basil Brush, Sooty, Magical Bones from Britain's Got Talent, CBeebies' Katy Ashworth and a one-person homage to Friends!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022
Watford’s annual open-air performance festival returns on Saturday 16 July where audiences can witness  the high street transformed into a giant marble run adventure, make friends with a tropical island castaway and  his pet lobster, be astounded by a 7-metre-high dance performance, party with Bhangra and Brass music, and  more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
The Belgrade Theatre Coventry has announced that a whole host of new shows for its 2021 Spring and Autumn Seasons are now on sale. Highlights include the return of Dirty Dancing, The Ruff Tuff Cream Puff Estate Agency, a co-production with Cardboard Citizens for Coventry UK City of Culture, and Mischief Theatre’s The Play That Goes Wrong.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 8, 2019
Before Paul Osborn wrote the screenplay for Rodgers and Hammerstein's box office hit South Pacific, he wrote a hysterical, semi-autobiographical Broadway comedy that captures Midwestern eccentricity to hilarious effect. Winner of 4 Tony Awards, Morning's at Seven is a funny and deeply poignant look at the foibles of a close-knit Midwestern family in the 1930s. It opens at the Peterborough Players on July 17th. ?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
BSC Associate Artist Mark H. Dold, BSC Associate Artist Christopher Innvar and more will star in Barrington Stage Company's new production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020
London Classic Theatre today celebrate 20 years as an unsubsidised, independent production company working in the UK and Ireland. Since 2000 the company has transitioned from one of the success stories of the London Fringe to its current position as one of the UK's leading touring companies, producing 41 tours and visiting over 250 venues. Today the company announces their 2020 season.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2022
London Classic Theatre today announce a new UK tour of Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year. Michael Cabot directs Kieran Buckeridge (George) and Sarah Kempton (Doris) in one of the world's most widely staged plays, originally produced on Broadway in 1975.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020
Trinity Rep will continue its 2019-20 Season with a timeless classic retold, A Tale of Two Cities. Directed by Tyler Dobrowsky, who last brought audiences Little Shop of Horrors, this is a beautifully vibrant production that is at once sweepingly epic and profoundly personal. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens and adapted by resident acting company member Brian McEleney, the story famously depicts the best of times and worst of times. A Tale of Two Cities runs February 20 - March 22, with press opening on Monday, February 24 at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $27. More information can be found at www.TrinityRep.com/tale.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2022
Casting is announced for the stage thriller 'The House on Cold Hill', by the No.1 best-selling author Peter James, at The Mill at Sonning Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020
Guildford Fringe Theatre Company presents a new professional production of Jim Cartwright's gritty play, Two, at the Back Room of the Star Inn, Quarry Street, Guildford from Tuesday 2 a?" Saturday 6 June 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022
John Hunt has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees, supported by Carol Lingwood and Kenny Rebecca Dada as Deputies.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2020
Amanda Boxer will star in the world premiere of MUM, a new play about love, loss and dementia by actress and comedian Juliet Cowan, directed by Yasmeen Arden, opening at the Playground Theatre on 18 April and playing until 4 April, with a press night on Friday 20 March. Sian Ejiwunmi-Le Berre will star as 'Roz', Lucille Findlay as 'Laurel' and completing the cast are Lilly Driscoll and Martin Edwards.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020
Fairfield Halls in Croydon- one of the biggest arts centres in the UK, the largest in South London, and the largest multi-disciplinary arts and entertainment space in South London and the South East a?" will be offering an exciting new season of shows and events in the first half of 2020, including an eclectic mix of theatre, music, comedy and family entertainment. Croydon has just been named the London Borough of Culture 2023, and the venue will work closely with the council in producing a varied programme that inspires and includes local communities that shows 'This is Croydon'.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2020
Following the announcement of their 20th anniversary season, London Classic Theatre today announce the full cast of Absurd Person Singular. Michael Cabot directs John Dorney (Geoffrey Jackson), Felicity Houlbrooke (Jane Hopcroft), Helen Keeley (Eva Jackson), Rosanna Miles (Marion Brewster-Wright), Graham O'Mara (Ronald Brewster-Wright) and Paul Sandys (Sidney Hopcroft). The production opens at the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne on 25 February then tours to 24 venues, before completing its run on 19 July.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2020
Following the postponement of their 20th anniversary season, London Classic Theatre today announce the return of Alan Ayckbourn's Absurd Person Singular at Theatre Royal Bath which was postponed in March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020
Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presented MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The play opened on 3 December 2020, the first day after the Prime Minister decreed that lockdown would end.
by Michael T. Mooney - Dec 4, 2019
This perfectly-timed holiday revival will feature British actors, performing an iconic British play!
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 20, 2019
'Absurd Person Singular,' the 1972 play written by Sir Alan Ayckbourn, is currently on stage at Theatre Row through December 29. Directed by John Cotgrave, this clever story is just right for the season. The humorous show is divided into three segments and tells of the changing lives of three unique married couples.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2019
Jan Ravens and Julia Watson are cast in Talking Heads, three of the much-loved classic monologues from British playwriting royalty, Alan Bennett, directed by Watford Palace Theatre's own artistic director Brigid Larmour. Poignant, comic and full of humanity, Talking Heads invites us into the hearts and minds of three peculiarly English ladies - Muriel in her tweed skirt and pearls in Soldiering On, the public-spirited Miss Ruddock in A Lady of Letters, and Susan, the long-suffering Vicar's wife in Bed Among The Lentils.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2021
Anyone looking forward to getting back in to theatres should look no further than Theatre Royal Winchester, which has an exciting season ahead this autumn. From the end of the month through to December the theatre has a varied programme of music, drama, family shows, comedy, and more, with these as a few highlights…
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020
Tonight, Thursday 20th August, sees the very first Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds brand-new online series, At Home With... in partnership with Theatre Tokens and sponsored by Theatre Royal Autumn Season Sponsor, Churchgates. The event, hosted on Zoom, will see celebrity pairings in conversation with each other from their own homes.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2020
See how theatres throughout California are responding to the current pandemic and how they're preparing for the life after Covid-19.

Absurd Person Singular Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Absurd Person Singular have their been?
Absurd Person Singular has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1974, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Broadway which opened in 2005.

What other awards has Absurd Person Singular been nominated for?
Outstanding New Foreign Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Alan Ayckbourn and Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Geraldine Page.

What other awards has Absurd Person Singular won?
Outstanding New Foreign Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Alan Ayckbourn Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Geraldine Page.

What productions of Absurd Person Singular have their been?
Absurd Person Singular has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1974, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Broadway which opened in 2005.

What awards has Absurd Person Singular been nominated for?
Outstanding New Foreign Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Alan Ayckbourn and Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Geraldine Page.

What awards has Absurd Person Singular won?
Outstanding New Foreign Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Alan Ayckbourn Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Geraldine Page.

What productions of Absurd Person Singular have there been?
Absurd Person Singular has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1974, Broadway which opened in 2005 and Broadway which opened in 2005.