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Canterbury Tales - 1968 - West End

Based on a translation from Geoffrey Chaucer by Nevill Coghill


Phoenix Theatre

(London, )
(Tottenham Court Road) Charing Cross Road
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
For the second year, the Peace Center invites audiences to dive deeper into the artistic works heading to the main stage through Peace Interludes. These FREE musical happy hours hosted by Peace Center Artist-in-Residence Igor Begelman pair a musical facet of an upcoming performance with a featured beverage for a multi-sensory sip, listen and learn experience. The featured beverages are available for purchase.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
National Theatre Live is the true intersection of film and theatre (and affordable too)-they take shows from London's West End and broadcasts them in movie theaters all across the county. NTL is the closest thing audiences have to experiencing the feeling of actually sitting in the theater. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018
Northern Broadsides will once again join forces with the award-winning New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme and warm the hearts of theatregoers this Spring when they stage William Shakespeare's glorious tale of antagonistic romance and chaotic comedy - Much Ado About Nothing.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Orlando Fringe released additional details about their upcoming, A Fringemas Carol: A Live Socially-Distanced Dickens-Inspired Journey, taking place December 11-13 in Loch Haven Park. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
An industry reading of Far From Canterbury will be held today, October 18th at 3 PM and Friday, October 19th at 11 AM in New York City. Far From Canterbury is a new musical with Book, Music, and Lyrics by Danny K Bernstein.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2019
Global hit COME FROM AWAY has been named the most successful musical in the Comedy Theatre's 91-year history, this week surpassing the box office records of all other musicals staged at the theatre since it opened in 1928.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
The Christmas concerts of the male-voice ensemble Chanticleer are an institution in the USA. As the San Francisco Chronicle has written, 'It's impossible to resist the voices of Chanticleer.'
by Keith Waits - Oct 16, 2019
Caryl Churchill's 1982 play Top Girls has so much to say about women that it is staggering to realize that it is no less relevant thirty-seven years later. However it speaks to today, it does so from within an elliptical, non-linear narrative structure emblematic of the time of its creation.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
#ENOUGH has announced the selection of seven plays by teen playwrights chosen by nationally recognized dramatists Lauren Gunderson, Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney, Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan, Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, and Karen Zacarías, as the winners of #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2018
An industry reading of Far From Canterbury will be held on Thursday, October 18th at 3 PM and Friday, October 19th at 11 AM in New York City. Far From Canterbury is a new musical with Book, Music, and Lyrics by Danny K Bernstein.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle.
by Mark C. Lloyd - Nov 24, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017
The Old Vic today announces new performances in its Voices Off and One Voice series as well as Christmas Storytelling as part of its programme for families.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017
In a rediscovery commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, The Melting Pot by Israel Zangwill runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 3 December 2017. The classic story of a young Russian immigrant fighting to uphold his dream of a new life in a new country. After his family are massacred in a pogrom, Jewish composer David Quixano escapes to New York City, in search of a new life. There he falls in love with Vera, a beautiful Russian Christian.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
Tobacco Factory Theatres is proud to announce its programme for May - Dec 2019, which features a diverse range of in-house productions and some of the best touring work around, all curated especially for communities in Bristol.  With a renewed mission and vision, Tobacco Factory Theatres aims to provide a welcoming home for audiences to experience incredible theatre and opportunities to learn and exchange ideas.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that actor and teacher Earl McCarroll has passed away. He was 80 years old. He died on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at his home in Pennsylvania.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces the lineup for the 2019 PiTCH Season presented by Generations Bank.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018
Far From Canterbury, a new musical by Danny K. Bernstein, is having a staged reading on March 9th. The reading will be directed by Charlie Johnson.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announces the play titles and full cast for Inside – the first instalment of Inside/Outside, a collection of world premiere short plays by emerging and established writers.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Playful Productions announce the West End transfer for acclaimed, historical two-part thriller IMPERIUM - I: Conspirator and II: Dictator, running for a limited engagement at London's Gielgud Theatre from 14 June to 8 September 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018
Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre, Indhu Rubasingham, today announces the cast for her production of Alexis Zegerman's Holy Sh!t - Daon Broni (Nick), Claire Goose (Juliet), Daniel Lapaine (Sam) and Dorothea Myer-Bennett (Simone). This world premiere production is the first in the newly refurbished Kiln Theatre, reopening after a major capital redevelopment project with press night on 10 September, previews from 5 September, and running until 6 October.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2019
Culture is what unites us. Music, poetry, art, science, medicine, politics, faith, and values. Culture is also what divides us (see the previous list of examples). With the culture wars intensifying and norms changing faster than you can say 'where's my tribe?', who better to guide us through what 'culture' actually is - how it evolves and who benefits - than a middle class, white, science rapper from Canada?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Playful Productions have today released brand new production photography and a trailer for the West End transfer of the acclaimed, historical two-part thriller IMPERIUM - I: Conspirator and II: Dictator, running for a limited engagement at London's Gielgud Theatre until 8 September 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018
After their recent acclaimed co-production of J.B. Priestley's timeless comedy When We Are Married, Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal will once again join forces to stage They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!, Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation transposed to Brexit Britain of Dario Fo's political satire of civil disobedience Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today initial details for the company's second annual free summer production touring parks and art spaces in Astoria and Long Island City: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, led by actor-manager Montgomery Sutton (Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe) and produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance and is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Can we learn to control our impulses before they control us? Conversely, and perhaps even more importantly: can we learn to let them flow when it really matters? Parts of your brain give you impulses and desires, whilst other parts of the same mysterious organ slam on the brakes, based on your long-term goals and society's expectations. Living a productive life in modern society necessitates the regulation of a lot of impulses. But then creativity and spontaneity sometimes require us to let them off the leash. So, which is better?
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2020
On an episode of The Graham Norton Show earlier this month, Daniel Radcliffe and Miriam Margolyes chatted about their fond memories of filming Harry Potter.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018
The Old Vic today announces new performances in its Voices Off and One Voice series as well as Christmas Storytelling as part of its programme for families.
by Jeffrey Kare - Jan 12, 2018
From January 12th-21st, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater. I recently had the great pleasure of stopping by rehearsal to interview the stars of this production, two-time Emmy nominee Sandy Duncan and Ira David Wood III.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 21, 2020
Dame Julie Walters. best known to film fans for her memorable performance as Weasley matriarch, Molly, in the Harry Potter film series, has revealed that she was diagnosed with cancer eighteen months ago.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018
Today, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts announced two performances in the 2018-2019 Kauffman Center Presents series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Northern Manhattan's own UP Theater Company presents a different kind of animal farm in the world premiere of Lizzie Donahue's 'A Barn Play' March 18-April 4, 2020, at the Good Shepherd/Inwood Academy Space. This timely and darkly comic fable explores the power of creating art amidst oppression when a cast of farm animals rehearses their show. Directed by Melissa Moschitto, Founding Artistic Director of The Anthropologists.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the next REVELATION READING, Mike Poulton's (Fortune's Fool, Wolf Hall) Don Carlos by Friedrich Schiller, directed by Mr. Berger: Ron Canada, Helen Cespedes, Celeste Ciulla, Kelley Curran, Sanjit De Silva, Ezra Knight, Sam Lilja, Ismenia Mendes, Patrick Page, Rod Singleton, and Paxton Whitehead.  This will take place on Monday February 25 at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017
This February, Northern Broadsides are set to stage the premiere of Deborah McAndrew's (UK Theatre Award Best New Play winner An August Bank Holiday Lark) witty new adaptation of Charles Dickens' great Northern novel of repression and longing Hard Times.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017
After a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this su m - mer, peer - reviewed rapper Baba Brinkman is bringing his latest hip - hop comedy show, Rap Guide to Consciousness, to the SoHo Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018
Brooke Wetterhahn joins the cast of NAKED CALLand will now be performing as "Jennifer".  Naked Call, a brand-new play by award-winning playwright, Ken Kaissaris premiering as a professionally staged reading, produced by New Feathers Productions as announced earlier this month. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017
Sandy Duncan soared on Broadway in Peter Pan, made a splash in My One and Only, and rocked it as Roxie in Chicago. OnTuesday, January 9, the multi-talented, three-time Tony Award nominee comes to Palm Beach Dramaworks to take part in the popular series Dramalogue Talking Theatre! Duncan will appear live, onstage with Sheryl Flatow, to discuss her fascinating, 60-year career that began in a summer production of The King and I in Dallas when she was 12. The program will be presented twice, at2pm and 7pm, at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Relish Theatre in association with Park Theatre will present the world premiere of award-winning playwright James McDermott's new play TIME AND TIDE, directed by Rob Ellis. Starring Wendy Nottingham as May (Vera Drake, Peaky Blinders, Mr Selfridge), Paul Easom as Ken, Elliot Liburd as Daz, and Josh Barrow as Nemo, the production runs from 5-29 February 2020, with a national press night on Friday 7 February.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017
59E59 Theaters presents the NYC premiere of A REGULAR LITTLE HOUDINI, written and performed by Daniel LLewelyn-Williams and directed by Joshua Richards.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018
With Holy Sh!t - the inaugural production in the newly refurbished theatre - in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey's adaptation of Zadie Smith's White Teeth - Ayesha Antoine (Irie Jones), Michele Austin (Mad Mary), Philip Bird (Des/Marc Perret/Marcus Chalfen), Ayesha Dharker (Alsana Iqbal), Naomi Frederick (Ruth/Poppy/Joyce Chalfen), Tony Jayawardena (Samad Iqbal), Richard Lumsden (Archie Jones), Karl Queensborough (Anthony /Denise/Josh Chalfen), Sid Sagar (Magid Iqbal), Amanda Wilkin (Rosie Jones), Assad Zaman (Millat Iqbal), and actor-musicians Matthew Churcher, Nenda Neurer (also Clara Jones) and Zoe West. The production opens on 5 November, with previews from 26 October, and runs until 22 December.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2019
Sweet Tea Shakespeare is excited to announce our 2019-2020 season, A Season of Spirits, in which we will present a tragicomedy of friendship and greed, a rollicking return to our LIT roots, a seasonal tradition with a new vision, a sprightly story of fairies, fickleness, and fancy, and a robust tale of love and war.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
There are only 5 weeks remaining to see IMPERIUM (I: Conspirator and II: Dictator) which must end its strictly limited run at the West End's Gielgud Theatre on 8 September 2018. Presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Playful Productions, this historical two-part thriller opened in the West End to major critical acclaim last month with Richard McCabe's tour de force performance as Cicero drawing particular attention.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Orlando theatre companies are presenting upcoming virtul theatre events, bringing the joy of performance online!
by Marianka Swain - Apr 4, 2019
Caryl Churchill's ground-breaking 1982 work comes to the National for the first time - and, also a first, with a full cast rather than actors doubling up, as the playwright had originally intended. It adds to the expansive feel of Lyndsey Turner's production, particularly effective in the play's still audacious opening.
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 27, 2018
Tony Award-nominated director Liesl Tommy (A RAISIN IN THE SUN, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, RUINED) returns to the Huntington Theatre Company to lead a stellar, diverse cast in prolific British playwright Caryl Churchill's TOP GIRLS. Written in 1982 as a diatribe against Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's anti-union administration in England, the themes of Churchill's outspoken feminist play remain relevant and all too familiar more than three decades later. In addition to choosing actors outside the box of white, British women, Liesl also fields a creative team of designers which is almost exclusively female.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2019
MTC's INK begins previews tonight, April 2 prior to a Wednesday, April 24 opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Celebrating one year since the re-launch as Kiln Theatre, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for Samuel Adamson's Wife. Rubasingham directs Richard Cant (Peter/Ivar at 58/Landlord), Karen Fishwick (Daisy/Clare), Pamela Hardman (Character Actress /Marjorie/Embassy Assistant), Joshua James (Robert/Finn/Ivar at 28), Calam Lynch (Eric/Cas) and Sirine Saba (Suzannah). The production opens on 4 June, with previews from 30 May, and runs until 6 July, coinciding with London's Pride parade.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018
Bryony Lavery's critically acclaimed play Frozen, starring Suranne Jones (Save Me, Doctor Foster, Scott & Bailey), Nina Sosanya (W1A, Last Tango in Halifax) and Jason Watkins (Line of Duty, Taboo, W1A), will end its scheduled run at Theatre Royal Haymarket on Saturday 5 May 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018
Jermyn Street Theatre has announced casting for Tomorrow at Noon, a programme of three new plays by Jenny Ayres, Emma Harding, and Morna Young, each of which reacts to one of Coward's Tonight at 8.30 plays, and responds to it in a contemporary voice.