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Helen - 1932 - West End

Based on the opera La Belle Hélène by Offenbach

In this fresh take on the Greek tragedy, Helen of Troy never actually makes it to Troy, but lands in an Egyptian hotel room waiting for her love, Menelaus, to find her. Alone in her room, she receives visits from Io and Athena who inform Helen of the tragedy that her image has had on the world.

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Adelphi Theatre

(London, )
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 0NS, United Kingdom
London, WC2R ONS
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by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2021
The World Premiere of Danny Robins’ new play 2:22 - A Ghost Story will take place at the Noël Coward Theatre on 3 August. Learn more about check out the rehearsal photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2021
The company of performers consists of Subika Anwar-Khan (Sophia, Arcola Theatre; Hear Me Now, Theatre503; Julie, National Theatre), Helen Crevel (Seedling, Carbon Theatre; Pippi Longstocking, Royal & Derngate; Loop, Theatre in Black), Jo Blake (Blodeuwudd Untold, Edinburgh Fringe) Dan McGarry (Danny, the Champion of the World, Birmingham Stage Company; As You Like It, Heartbreak Productions; Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Jackson’s Lane) and Davin Eadie (Great Expectations, The Crucible, Royal & Derngate). 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 27, 2021
Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Based on DC Comics characters, Smallville was developed for television by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music today announced streaming distribution plans for the final round of the 23rd annual Lotte Lenya Competition, the internationally renowned theatrical singing contest, which is set to take place before an invitation-only audience in New York City on Saturday, August 28, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021
The Richard Lawson Studios Self Tape Master Class Series is back with returning guest teacher, director/writer/actor Lily Mariye on July 31st, 2021. Classes take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM PST via Zoom Webinar.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
Today's top stories: check out our list of 25 NYC attractions that are now open, The Simpsons season 33 will premiere with a musical episode, West End The Lion King sings 'Circle of Life' in rehearsal, and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 26, 2021
In a live statement now watched over 2,000 times, the Founder of The Self-Isolation Choir, Mark Strachan, has unveiled an innovative future vision for the choir, including a new name and the launch of an inaugural Festival of Choral Music.
by Gil Kaan - Jul 25, 2021
The Actors’ Gang Theater has just begun streaming their live virtual production of WE LIVE ON, based on the 1970 Hard Times by Studs Terkel. Directed by Actors’ Gang’s artistic director Tim Robbins, WE LIVE ON is performed in three parts. Had a chance to have a fun chat with Patti Tippo, who’s playing legendary burlesque dancer Sally Rand.  
by Charlie Wilks - Jul 23, 2021
Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo is sensational in Benedict Lombe’s full-length debut currently running at The Bush Theatre. Directed by Anthony Simpson-Pike, the piece is an explosive and complex exploration of identity, belonging and self-love. Moving through tumultuous Congo, post-Apartheid South Africa, and hostile Ireland and England, we watch a woman find herself, through exploring her and the world’s history.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
Tickets will be available on a Pay What You Can system, starting at just £6. A minimum of 25% of every ticket bought for SHEDINBURGH 2021 will go into the SHED LOAD OF FUTURE FUND a fund to support the next generation of artists get to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
Now Comes the Fun Part opened at Riverbank Theatre in July and has enjoyed three weeks of sold out crowds. Due to popular demand, the show will be moving to the Snug Theatre for an additional two weekends, July 29 – August 7th. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
Featuring theatre, music, dance, sheep herding and more, Wiltshire Creative is offering a variety of outdoor events for audiences of all ages, with plenty of opportunities for young people to engage with performances from a diverse and exciting range of artists.
by Team BWW - Jul 22, 2021
Tune in tonight to find out who made the Top 15 in our High School category and tomorrow for the College category. Until then, meet our panel of esteemed judges!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2021
Now Comes the Fun Part: Life Begins at 50 extended by popular demand! Nunsense II opens at Riverbank Theatre.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 22, 2021
The West End production of the multi award-winning Come From Away has officially returned to its home at The Phoenix Theatre in London! Get a peek inside the company's triumphant return to Gander here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021
Yellow Robe, Jr., was awarded $40,000 in recognition of his exceptional career as a playwright and his contributions to building the field, in particular among Native American theaters.
by TV Scoop - Jul 21, 2021
Get all the scoop on WHEN NATURE CALLS, airing on ABC on today, July 22, 2021!
by Team BWW - Jul 21, 2021
As BroadwayWorld reported last week, DC's Signature Theatre will present the pre-Broadway engagement of KPOP, The Broadway Musical, running December 2021 - January 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
In addition to its six-play membership season, the Montgomery County institution returns with an equally busy schedule of concerts, special productions, presentations, and even more curated programming to build off of the success of its summer series: Olney Outdoors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
The New Jersey Youth Symphony announced today that trombonist and composer Dion Tucker and longtime Garden State educator Gregory Williams will be joining the Jazz faculty this Fall as Director of NJYS Jazz and Jazz Orchestra and Director of NJYS Big Band, respectively.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
As it continues its jam-packed 2021 Summer Season, the Firelands Symphony Orchestra (FSO) returns to Veteran's Memorial Lake Park at Norwalk Reservoir on Saturday, August 7 at 7:00pm with 'SUPERSTAR - The Songs. The Stories. The Carpenters.', starring international vocalist Helen Welch.
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 20, 2021
Today’s subject Matthew Gardiner is a prime example of someone living their theatre life to the fullest. While he has directed and choreographed all over town and in Korea as well, by far the bulk of his career has been working at Signature Theatre. Since coming there in 2004, Matthew has either choreographed and or directed some of Signature’s most memorable productions while also serving as the company’s Associate Artistic Director since 2011.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021
Extra tickets go on sale to the public from Monday 19 July. Tickets for The Normal Heart, East is East, Manor and Hex on sale to the public from Friday 30 July. Learn more about all of the upcoming productions here!
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 19, 2021
The one-time sidekick of many other artists waited until she was good and ready to debut her solo cabaret, and it was well worth the wait.
by Mert Dilek - Jul 18, 2021
What sells better than sex? In Anna X, the answer is clear: exclusivity. Inspired by the true story of the socialite scammer Anna Sorokin, Joseph Charlton’s play marks the conclusion of Sonia Friedman’s Re:Emerge season at the Harold Pinter Theatre with a boy-meets-girl tale on steroids. In Daniel Raggett’s hip, snappy staging, Emma Corrin and Nabhaan Rizwan — breakout stars of the TV hits The Crown and Industry, respectively — weave a contemporary romance of false façades and murky motives.
by Morgan Donohue - Jul 18, 2021
As a first foray back into in-person theater, The Weston Playhouse weaves storytelling, emotion, and humanity in a retelling of Homer's classic story about the Trojan War with AN ILIAD.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021
Each fellow will be placed at one of the presenting organizations for a year. Areas of focus will range from Marketing, Community Education, and Artistic Planning. Beginning in 2022, the program will also include Broadcasting as Classical KING FM 98.1 joins the roster of presenting organizations.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021
Tickets for individual performances are offered for a donation of $25 per person. Audience members can also select an All Access Pass, which provides access to every performance with a donation of $100 or more.  Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021
Everyman Theatre is celebrateing the return to live theatre with the first offering in its 2021/2022 season with the iconic family favorite from stage and screen, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling. The production at Everyman is directed by Casey Stangl and runs from August 10 through September 5.
by Matt Wolf - Jul 16, 2021
Hadley Fraser some while ago established himself as one of the most protean actors around: a talent equally at home both in big-name musicals (Les Mis, Young Frankenstein) and Shakespeare (playing Aufidius to Tom Hiddleston’s Coriolanus and Polixenes in The Winter’s Tale, alongside Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench). Now, with theatre in the capital kickstarting anew, Fraser is due to open Aug 11 at the Noel Coward Theatre in 2: 22 – A Ghost Story, which is that modern-day rarity – a stage thriller.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021
Featuring tributes from 67 of Frank’s former bandmates, students, and friends across multiple generations, KIMBROUGH was recorded over three and a half days in New York as the musical world began reawakening in May 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
Concord Theatricals has secured exclusive worldwide stage licensing rights to Heidi Schreck’s Tony Award-nominated play and Pulitzer Prize finalist What the Constitution Means to Me for its Samuel French imprint. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
Michael Longoria will return to the Greenroom 42 stage, one of New York City’s top cabaret venues, on Friday, July 30th at 7pm. Longoria will serenade his audience in an evening of contemporary summer lovin’ with fresh takes on the radio hits of Cyndi Lauper, Troye Sivan, The Weekend, Erasure, Billie Eilish and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
Les Misérables -The Staged Concert made its return to the Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021! The principal cast of Les Miserables features Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, Bradley Jaden as Javert, Lucie Jones as Fantine, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
Studio Theatre will return to producing in-person theatre in the 2021-2022 season by turning a page in its history—when it welcomes audiences back to its four-theatre complex in Logan Circle, the building will be in the finishing stages of a nearly $20 million renovation, including the complete reengineering of its flagship theatre.
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2021
On this week's episode of 32 Bar Cut: The Show, we are sitting down with a true Broadway star and leading lady, Jill Paice! You may have seen Jill on Broadway in The 39 Steps or An American in Paris, but our favorite role of Jill's is by far 'Miss Honey,' in the Broadway smash musical, Matilda!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2021
Jeff Kiltie, president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's most highly coveted recognition of theatrical and performance excellence, today announced the nonprofit organization is seeking additional judges for the 2021-2022 theater season.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 15, 2021
Producing Artistic Director Evan Hoffmann announces the full reopening of NextStop Theatre Company with the first shows of their eighth season of professional theatre in Northern Virginia. The Fall 2021 Season at NextStop will bring the excitement of live, full-scale performances back to Herndon.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
Playwright and novelist Michael Frayn was today awarded  the Critics Circle Award for Services to the Arts, the Critics Circle’s highest honour. Every year since 1988, the Critics’ Circle has voted for a single leading artist to receive an engraved crystal rose bowl in recognition of their distinguished contribution to the arts.
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2021
Featured in the film are interviews with some of today’s most influential playwrights, directors, choreographers, performers and producers such as Alexandra Billings, David Henry Hwang, Oskar Eustis, Nicholas Hytner, Jack O’Brien, George C. Wolfe, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
The program will begin with opening remarks from The First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden and will include the recognition of “ABT Heroes,” including ABT medical advisor Dr. Robert Galvin and ABT supporter and actress Jennifer Garner. The night will be hosted by actress Renée Elise Goldsberry.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
For the first time since the Sound of Music in December 2019, MainStage Musicals are back at Mill Mountain Theatre. Roanoke's professional regional theatre is kicking off its 2021 Trinkle MainStage series with the 'rockin'' story of America's rock'n'roll icons.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
heater J has announced that David Lloyd Olson (he/him) will become its new Managing Director on August 16, 2021. Olson joins Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr (he/him) in the leadership of the theater, which is a program of the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 14, 2021
Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand, during his 20th year touring around the world to 25 countries will perform at the Theatre of Changes' 17th International Festival of Making Theater in his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! as Harold Clurman, 'the Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' on August 2nd at Theatre of Change, 19a Tritus Septemuriou Street in Athens, Greece.
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 13, 2021
SILENT is the touching and challenging story of homeless McGoldrig, who once had splendid things. But he has lost it all – including his mind. He now dives into the wonderful wounds of his past through the romantic world of Rudolph Valentino. Dare to laugh at despair and gasp at redemption in this brave, bleak, beautiful production, specially filmed by Fishamble, with support from Culture Ireland, to mark the production’s tenth year
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 13, 2021
The National Theatre has today announced the latest productions to be made available on its National Theatre at Home streaming platform.
by Amanda Prahl - Jul 13, 2021
The team of Andrew Lloyd Webber, David Zippel, and Emerald Fennell have created a new version of Cinderella that's actually quite fun, sometimes lovely, and consistently catchy.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021
The 2021/2022 Signature Theatre season kicks off early November 2021 with a reimagined new production of Jonathan Larson’s musical RENT and continues with the DC premiere of Daphne’s Dive by Quiara Alegría Hudes; a new production of She Loves Me by Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick and more.