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Lyric Hammersmith Theatre (London, )
King Street
London,

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

Mondays: 8:00pm
Tuesdays: 8:00pm
Wednesdays: 8:00pm
Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 7:00pm and 9:30pm
Saturdays: 7:00pm and 9:30pm

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Following record breaking sell out shows, a West End transfer, productions in China, Australia, Canada, Europe and a smash hit film, the original terrifying live production is back.

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Vancouver TheatreSports Presents SPOOKTOBER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Whether it's with a group of 'ghoulfriends' getting together for a night out or a date with your boo, Vancouver TheatreSports (VTS) dares you to laugh this October with its 'spirited' line-up of Halloween-themed shows taking place Tuesday, October 9 to Wednesday, October 31 at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. (more...)

LONDON HORROR FESTIVAL 2018 Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

It's … ALIVE! The UK's biggest festival of live horror performance is resurrected for its 8th year. The London Horror Festival continues to grow to evermore monstrous size with help from their sponsor, Horror Channel. This year it returns to the Old Red Lion Theatre with over 30 productions to curdle your blood, chill your spine, and split your sides. For four weeks this Halloween season, theatre-goers will be subjected to shocking experimentations in drama, comedy, musicals, and spoken word. (more...)

EDITH IN THE DARK to Embark on First Ever National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

As the darker nights approach, Baroque Theatre Company, one of the UK's most established professional independent theatre companies, will be kicking off their autumn/winter theatre season with the first ever national tour of EDITH IN THE DARK, an evening of chilling Ghost Stories by playwright Philip Meeks. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Announces its Spring 2019 Season - LEAVE TO REMAIN, GHOST STORIES, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Today the Lyric Hammersmith announces its Spring 2019 season, the final productions programmed by outgoing Artistic Director Sean Holmes. The season celebrates Holmes' tenure - bringing back one of his most successful shows, reflecting the Lyric's partnerships with the UK's leading theatre companies, and embodying a reputation for daring new work alongside a commitment to nurturing the creativity of young people. (more...)

The Ghastly Dreadfuls Stage Spooky Favorites At The Center For Puppetry Arts This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

The Ghastly Dreadfuls will rise from the grave to once again haunt the Center for Puppetry Arts, October 10-27 with another frightful season of spine-tingling Ghost Stories and toe-tapping musical numbers. The Ghastly Dreadfuls has become a cult classic in the Atlanta Halloween scene since its debut over a decade ago, and is favored for its intricate puppetry, original songs and stories and dark, vaudevillian style. (more...)

BAMcinematek Presents GHOSTS AND MONSTERS: POSTWAR JAPANESE HORROR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

From Friday, October 26 through Thursday, November 1 BAMcinematek presents Ghosts and Monsters: Postwar Japanese Horror, a series of 10 films showcasing two strands of Japanese horror films that developed after World War II: kaiju monster movies and beautifully stylized Ghost Stories from Japanese folklore. (more...)

Netflix Presents Brazilian Original Series SPECTROS
by TV News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, announced its new partnership with the showrunner of Marvel's Daredevil and Marvel's The Defenders, the original series Spectros. The acclaimed writer and director Douglas Petrie, whose projects include cult sensation 'Buffy - The Vampire Slayer', will partner with renowned Brazilian production company Moonshot Pictures in the upcoming eight-episode series. (more...)

THE LOST DISC Comes To Soho Theatre
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Sep 19, 2018

The Lost Disc is a riotous quest for the holy grail of recorded music. Part gig, part play, part comedy show it showcases an alternative history of popular music and is strumming its way to the Soho Theatre stage from 8th-27th October 2018. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Casting For The Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe has announced casting for the Winter Season 2018, its plans for a year-long cycle of history plays from February 2019, and Globe Associates, to include Sean Holmes, who is to become Associate Artistic Director. (more...)

Phantasmagoric BLOODY POETRY Opens September 27 At Little Fish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

In celebration of the bicentennial of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Little Fish Theatre presents Bloody Poetry by Howard Brenton. Opening September 27 at Little Fish Theatre and directed by Ovation Award winner and Little Fish Theatre Artistic Associate Stephanie Coltrin, Bloody Poetry plunges into the bohemian lives of Lord Byron, his mistress, and the Shelleys, and enables the audience to enter their summer Villa - a place where the poets take refuge from the upheaval of their country and turn creative writing into a collective practice of subversive intent and revolutionary ambition. (more...)

A Laboratory For Jewish Culture At The 14th Street Y Announces 2018-2019 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture announces the 2018-2019 Fellows: a group of thirteen culture-makers, a mix of visual artists, writers, musicians, playwrights, dancers, composers, film-and theater-makers, and directors who are brought together to study classic Jewish texts in a non-religious, open-minded setting centered on a chosen theme; this year's theme is LIFE + DEATH. (more...)

Brighton HorrorFest Returns For Third Year
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

Following two successful years, Brighton HorrorFest returns to Sweet Venues with its biggest events programme yet. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Announces An Abundance Of Fall Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is excited to announce an autumn chock full of special one-night events. The Shakespeare Theatre will host The Great Book Swap on Sunday, September 16 at 3 Vreeland Road beginning at 3:00 p.m. On Monday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m., a staged reading of John Updike's Gertrude and Claudius will be presented as the last offering in The Shakespeare Theatre's Lend Us Your Ears play reading series. Following that event will be Mediterranean Nights on Friday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Chicago Theatres Announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Lookingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre and Manual Cinema, Lifeline Theatre, and Remy Bumppo Theatre Company announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed, a one-time-only event exploring the four productions of this classic tale coming to Chicago stages during the 2018-2019 season. FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed takes place September 30, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Lookingglass Theatre Company. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=85009b. Lookingglass is located at 821 N Michigan Avenue at Pearson. (more...)

York Theatre Company In Association With Penn State Musical Theatre Present A Reading Of TYRANTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

York Theatre Company in association with Penn State Musical Theatre present a reading of TYRANTS - by Alexander Sage Oyen and S.P. Monahan (more...)

Cosmic Shambles Announces its Programme Of Events From October To December 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Cosmic Shambles Network are back with a bang this Autumn with another three months of inspirational and entertaining digital and live events for people with curious minds. (more...)

GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Returns December 1st
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Boroughs of the Dead's annual holiday tour, Ghosts of Christmas Past, returns for a limited run on Saturdays and Sundays in December. (more...)

Mr. Singer & The Sharp Cookies Family Halloween Show - Beat Kitchen, Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Chicago's most energetic band that rocks for kids, the award-winning Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies, goes all out for the season of ghosts and goblins with their fourth album, Happy Haunted Halloween. To celebrate the album's release, Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies will perform a family Halloween show at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28 at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL . (more...)

BWW Review: Dobama's JOHN Too Much To Do About Nothing
by Roy Berko - Oct 26, 2018

Annie Baker is the author of 'The Flick,' which had an award-winning production at Dobama last March (e.g., Cleveland Critics Circle and Broadwayworld.com recognitions). That script was clever, thought-provoking and generally mesmerizing. (more...)

Rogue Artists Presents SENOR PLUMMER'S FINAL FIESTA Extended Through 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Award-winning artists' collective Rogue Artists Ensemble takes over West Hollywood's Plummer Park through a commission from The City of West Hollywood's Arts Division for a site-specific immersive theater experience with Señor Plummer's Final Fiesta, celebrating the life of Eugene Plummer, a champion of community in early Los Angeles and a prominent figure in what is now West Hollywood. Closing November 18, Señor Plummer's Final Fiesta stirs up a merry band of ghosts and shadows who sweep you into a past filled with wild west duels, pirates, land-grabs, violent mobs, shark-riding, romances, epic court battles, and, of course, fiestas! (more...)

5th Edition of Romanian Film Festival Begins November 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

The American Romanian Cultural Society (ARCS) in partnership with Romanian Cultural Institute, New York is excited to announce the full lineup for the 5th Edition of The Romanian Film Festival Seattle, screening November 2-4 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. (more...)

Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies to Perform Family Halloween Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Chicago's most energetic band that rocks for kids, the award-winning Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies, goes all out for the season of ghosts and goblins with their fourth album, Happy Haunted Halloween. To celebrate the album's release, Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies will perform a family Halloween show at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28 at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL. (more...)

Review: IN ANOTHER ROOM Offers Site-Specific Haunted House Immersive Experiences
by Shari Barrett - Oct 19, 2018

IN ANOTHER ROOM is a site-specific immersive play in which guests will wander the rooms of a purportedly haunted house in Culver City, coming face to face with various souls that have lived and died and suffered tragedy within its walls. After meeting with two hosts, one of whom will take your photo to be sure your soul is clear enough to enter the house without disrupting the spirits there, a ploy of course as the photos will become part of the show later on, guests are invited to knock on the front door for entrance into the evening's adventure. (more...)

Walnut St. Theatre to Host 19th Annual Auction Event For Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre will host its 19th Annual Live and Silent Auction, the All Hallows Eve Masque'd Auction on October 26th.  America's Oldest Theatre will be filled with Ghost Stories and spirits galore on this haunted night where the mysterious and eerie can occur.  Guests of the Masque'd Auction will be invited to bid on items including a luxury vacation at the Chateau de La Napoule near Cannes, France, luxury vacations, wine country tours, and even access to the Walnut's renowned costume collection for a Halloween or a special New Year's Eve outfit,  with proceeds benefitting the Walnut's Education Department.  (more...)

HCT Offers Spooky Double Feature: THE LOVE TALKER And A GHOST STORY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Eerie specters, magic, and strange visions arrive at Hendersonville Community Theatre from October 26 to November 4. The Halloween double feature, The Love Talker and A Ghost Story, haunt the theatre intimate Second Stage. (more...)

FX Orders New Comedy Series BREEDERS Starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Breeders, a new comedy series starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard, has been ordered to series at FX, it was announced today by Nick Grad and Eric Schrier, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. The 10-episode first season will premiere on FX in 2020 and is being produced by FX Productions, Avalon Television and Sky Original Productions. (more...)

Judy Kuhn and More Will Lead Menier Chocolate Factory's Revival Of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces principal company for its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. Joining the previously announced Andy Nyman (Tevye) is Judy Kuhn as Golde, with Harriet Bunton (Hodel), Dermot Canavan (Lazar Wolf), Stewart Clarke (Perchik), Matt Corner (Fyedka), Joshua Gannon (Motel), Louise Gold (Yente), Kirsty MacLaren (Chava) and Molly Osborne (Tzeitel). (more...)

BWW Interview: PART ONE - SUPERNATURAL HISTORIAN & AUTHOR MASON WINFIELD
by Mark C. Lloyd - Oct 11, 2018

PART ONE - SUPERNATURAL HISTORIAN & AUTHOR MASON WINFIELD (more...)

Family Friendly Ghost Tours For Halloween Come to NYC!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Boroughs of the Dead is excited to present - for the first time ever! - a pair of Family Friendly ghost tours just in time for Halloween! (more...)

CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA Casts its Holiday Special
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Netflix cast its Chilling Adventures of Sabrina holiday special, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

EDITH IN THE DARK Comes to the Wells Maltings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Norwich-based Baroque Theatre Company, one of the UK's most established professional independent theatre companies, bring a festive ghostly feel to the Wells Malting, Norfolk with the play EDITH IN THE DARK on Friday 23 November 7.30pm. (more...)

Comedy Works South at the Landmark Present Live Podcast Recording of AND THAT'S WHY WE DRINK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Murder and the paranormal finally meet!  And That's Why We Drink is a paranormal and true crime podcast hosted by Christine Schiefer and Em Schulz.  Join Em and Christine for a wine-filled evening of bone-chilling Ghost Stories and terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place - and that's why we drink!  (more...)

Nottingham Playhouse And Northern Stage Announce Cast of WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

NOTTINGHAM Playhouse has announced the full cast list for the 2019 production of its popular and acclaimed play Wonderland. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Summer Season 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce the Summer Season 2019. Celebrating and interrogating our 'sceptred isle' through Shakespeare's history plays, a year-long journey begins with Richard II, opening 22 February in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, continuing into the Globe Theatre this summer with Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V. The season also includes A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Ben Jonson's Bartholomew Fair, and the return of 2018's As You Like It. Robin Hood tales will form the core of the Read Not Dead series this year, and festivals throughout the summer include Women & Power and Poland is Hamlet. This year's Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production will be Romeo and Juliet, opening on 28 February, with 20,000 free tickets available to state secondary schools. The Shakespeare's Globe Touring Ensemble will once again present a trio of plays for the audience to choose from: The Comedy of Errors, Pericles, and Twelfth Night. (more...)

BWW Review: RAVENSCROFT Tickles Irving Audiences
by Jo-Jo Steine - Jan 23, 2019

Ravenscroft will delight anyone looking for a simple, fun way to spend an evening or an afternoon. (more...)

Film Mode Entertainment Announces the Release Of BROKEN GHOST
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Clay Epstein's Film Mode Entertainment is pleased to announce the North American release of BROKEN GHOST.  Written by ABE POGOS & CATHERINE HILL (SUGAR MOUNTAIN) this captivating and haunting film tells the story of one girl's struggle with bullies and her rise to confront her demons, starring SCOTTIE THOMPSON(12 MONKEYS, THE BLACK LIST, STAR TREK). The talented female-driven cast is further bolstered by NICK FARNELL (WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, THE MULE), DEVON BAGBY(RAY DONOVAN) JOY BRUNSON (THIS IS US, SHAMELESS), GEORGE GRIFFITH (TWIN PEAKS)and introduces a stellar performance by up-and-comer AUTRY HAYDON-WILSON.   (more...)

Local Theater Company Announces Plays For Local Lab New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Boulder-based Local Theater Company(Local) announces selections for its eighth annual Local Lab New Play Festival taking place March 15-17 at Dairy ARTS Center, including 'Flame Broiled. or the ugly play,' by Broadway actor and Colorado resident Rodney Hicks, 'Discount Ghost Stories' by Alexander Sage Oyen and Colorado resident Jessica Kahkoska, and 'Orange Crush' by Daniel Goldstein, presented in partnership with Roundabout Theatre in New York City. (more...)

LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT In Concert Comes to Cooper Union April 8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Letters to the President is a multi-composer song cycle in development with The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.  A concert presentation of the new work is set for Monday, April 8, 2019 at 7pm in the historic Great Hall at Cooper Union. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Closes Season With MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN Written And Directed By David Catlin
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, written and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin, from the book by Mary Shelley. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein runs May 8 August 4, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. Tickets go on sale to the public March 5, 2019. The press performances are Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 13, 2019
by - Feb 13, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Celebrate the Winter Solstice in the Trailer for CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA: A MIDWINTER'S TALE
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2018

Netflix has released the trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter's Tale special. The Church of Night, like all covens, celebrates the Winter Solstice—the longest night of the year—when families gather around the Yule Fire to sing pagan carols and tell Ghost Stories. But the holidays are also a time for guests and visitors—both welcome and unwelcome— you never know what might come down the chimney… (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Open Stage Of Harrisburg
by Andrea Stephenson - Dec 2, 2018

The 1843 Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol is a familiar tale. Each holiday season A Christmas Carol can be found in one of its over 130 adaptations on the screen or on the stage. As the stress of the holiday season grows, it is not unusual to hear someone utter the words made famous by Ebenezer Scrooge-Bah! Humbug! No matter what version of the classic tale we see, however, the story reminds us that the true spirit of the holiday season is one of compassion, kindness, forgiveness, charity, love, and hope. A Christmas Carol opened for the 19th year at Open Stage of Harrisburg on December 1st. (more...)

Brenda Wong Aoki Selected As Recipient Of Hewlett 50 Arts Commission For New Works In Theater And Spoken Word
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

Award-winning storyteller, playwright, and Bay Area local Brenda Wong Aoki is pleased to announce that she has been selected as a recipient of a Hewlett 50 Arts Commission, a program of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to commission new works by world-class artists. Wong Aoki, in collaboration with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), is among a stellar group of 10 Bay Area based non-profit organizations that will receive $150,000 to create important and unique work that facilitates discussions around the most pressing local issues happening in our country. (more...)

Center For The Arts Hosts Sheena Easton
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

Singer, actor, and Broadway star Sheena Easton performs hits from her extensive 40-year musical career at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, January 19 at 8 p.m.   (more...)

Unexpected Improv Launches Market Ghost Stories
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Unexpected Productions announces the creation of Market Ghost Stories, a 75-minute story-filled excursion through the spooky alleys and corridors of Pike Place Market at night. (more...)

Summer Festival 'Once Upon A Dream' Debuts In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Once Upon A Dream goes deep and encourages our audiences to do the same. There is an inner truth that comes with dreams, both in waking and in slumber we get to explore not only our deepest desires and our fondest memories, but also our darkest fears and worst nightmares. Dreams bear a striking resemblance to art which comes from the deepest parts of our souls and brings light to the truths that are buried within. We wanted to bring that element of our festival as well. (more...)

The Best Interactive Russian Literature Gambling Show In The World Comes To Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2018

Ahh, Russia! Home of words! Home of books and plays! Home of Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Chekov, Brezhnev, Gogol! (more...)

Andy Nyman Will Lead Trevor Nunn's Production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Andy Nyman will lead the company as Tevye in its major revival of one of the world's most-beloved musicals of all time, Fiddler on the Roof, in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 5 December, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 9 March. Booking is open for supporters of the Menier with public booking opening on 5 September. (more...)

Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK To Kick Off Season At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) kicks off its 2018-2019 Season with the spine tingling tale of Susan Hill's The Woman in Black.  Hill's gothic ghost story, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt, will star Bradley Armacost as Arthur Kipps and Adam Wesley Brown as the Actor in the show that Daily Mail called, "A nerve-shredding experience."  Director Robin Herford will recreate his original staging from the London West End.  The American premiere of the West End Production is produced by PW Productions and Pemberley Productions.  Previews begin on September 15th, with press opening on September 21st at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square.  (more...)

Boulder's Local Theater Company Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Local Theater Company will open is eighth season of professional theater in Boulder, Colorado, with the world premiere of 'Paper Cut' by Andrew Rosendorf at the Dairy Arts Center on October 17, 2018. An audience favorite earlier this spring during the company's annual new play festival, the show explores the toll of war on a soldier returning home an amputee after an IED explosion. (more...)

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