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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015
Directed by Daniel Burgess. Designed by Alex Marker. Lighting by Paul Comerford. Sound by Edward Lewis. Produced by Ian Melding. Presented by Announcement Productions and Raise Dark Theatre Company in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre.
by Matt Hanson - Sep 29, 2014
From its outset, Mix-Tape: The Z-Sides invited viewers to contemplate the ageless, creative form of dance, stunningly engaged in multidisciplinary juxtaposition.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Paphos Music Lovers Cultural Association and Konzert Kollektiv welcome Sydney tenor Brad Cooper (Opera Australia), at Technopolis 20, on Friday, 27th of September 2019, at 8pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2018
Inspired by a 1970 Federico Fellini film, three aging clowns compete for a job in an absurdly comic look at man's fear of uselessness in society. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents the West Coast premiere of Old Clown Wanted by Romanian-French playwright Matei Visniec in a new translation from the French by Jeremy Lawrence. Romanian-born Florinel Fatulescu directs for a Sept. 22 opening, with performances continuing through Nov. 4 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013
An extraordinary crocodile that can tap dance, perform household chores, and rescue cats from burning buildings will star in the musical Lyle the Crocodile at Imagination Stage. Directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer and adapted by humorist Kevin Kling, this production featuring music by Richard Gray is wonderfully warm and witty and will win the hearts of young people this holiday season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014
Now in its sixth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre presents Vibrant 2014 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing and part of its 20 Premieres season, running between 2-20 November 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013
Musical Director and former member of Classical BRIT Award-winning choir Only Men Aloud Ross Leadbeater invites you to a 'Glamorous Night' in celebration of Ivor Novello - the most successful British musical theatre composer of the first half of the 20th century.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2013
Now in its fifth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2013 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, running between today, 6-25 October 2013
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 3, 2019
Emmy and Golden Globe nominee, star of many popular tv shows and member of the cast of Spielberg's LINCOLN, Gloria Reuben brings her incomparable vocals and musical talents to 54 Below in celebration of a new cd and her first book.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 28, 2019
The star of Mr Robot and ER is releasing a new CD called FOR ALL WE KNOW and brings her grown up, adult, sophisticated, swinging, sexy night of intimate vocals and guitar to 54 Below with FROM BALLADS TO BOSS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015
The Secret Theatre and Artistic Director Richard Mazda are proud to announce that 19 solo shows have been chosen for the FLYING SOLO 3 festival at the Secret Theatre, the 3rd Festival of one-person shows at the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015
The Secret Theatre and Artistic Director Richard Mazda are proud to announce that 19 solo shows have been chosen for the FLYING SOLO 3 festival at the Secret Theatre, the 3rd Festival of one-person shows at the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013
An extraordinary crocodile that can tap dance, perform household chores, and rescue cats from burning buildings will star in the musical Lyle the Crocodile at Imagination Stage. Directed by Kathryn Chase Bryer and adapted by humorist Kevin Kling, this production featuring music by Richard Gray is wonderfully warm and witty and will win the hearts of young people this holiday season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2014
Jonathan Franzen has announced a forthcoming new novel, PURITY, which will tell the story of Purity Tyler. It is set for release next Fall.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014
The leading Suffolk theatre company Red Rose Chain's open air season, 'Theatre In The Forest' celebrates its 15th Anniversary this year with a double bill of classic plays. The season begins with The Comedy of Errors which from August will run in rep alongside a brand new adaption of Wuthering Heights.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Join Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha, & Miranda (and Mr. Big...and Standford) on this joyous ride of how four fabulous women became the best of friends.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014
Dream of Perfect Sleep, a multi-award winning new play by acclaimed American playwright Kevin Kautzman in his full length UK debut will receive its world premiere at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run from Tuesday, 17 June 2014 (Press Night: Thursday 19 June 2014 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018
The UK revival of Beirut by American playwright and author Alan Bowne is set to be performed at Park Theatre from 12th June to 7th July 2018. Written in the 1980s at the height of the AIDS crisis (which the playwright died of at 44 years old), Beirut is a cutting examination of a society ravaged by a nameless disease. Although written at a particular moment in history, the play transcends the issues of its time, and at its heart is a dark love story, questioning how society deals with the 'abnormal' in a society gone mad with fear and ignorance. The issues explored are particularly relevant to 2018, when viruses such as Sars and Zika are prominent, and with an increasing and inevitable resistance to antibiotics.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014
Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018
Full casting has been announced for the sensational feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! which comes to Palace Theatre, Manchester from 3rd - 14th July 2018 as part of its international tour. Shona White (Donna Sheridan), Nicky Swift (Rosie), Helen Anker (Tanya), Tamlyn Henderson (Sam Carmichael), Daniel Crowder (Harry Bright), Matthew Rutherford (Bill Austin), Lucy May Barker (Sophie Sheridan), Phillip Ryan (Sky), Leisha Mollyneaux (Ali), Lottie Henshall (Lisa), Matt Jordan-Pidgeon (Pepper) and Michael Nelson (Eddie) will star in the production. At certain performances the role of Donna Sheridan will be played by Natalie Langston.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
The West End production of The Twilight Zone, currently running at the Ambassadors Theatre, continues to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the original and iconic CBS television series by Rod Serling with a series of special post-show Q&A's.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018
The UK revival of Beirut by American playwright and author Alan Bowne is set to be performed at Park Theatre from 12th June to 7th July 2018. Written in the 1980s at the height of the AIDS crisis (which the playwright died of at 44 years old), Beirut is a cutting examination of a society ravaged by a nameless disease. Although written at a particular moment in history, the play transcends the issues of its time, and at its heart is a dark love story, questioning how society deals with the 'abnormal' in a society gone mad with fear and ignorance.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014
Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Therese Raquin opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre for a four week run, opening tonight, 25 March 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 7.30pm), starring Julie Atherton and Olivier Award nominee Tara Hugo.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015
The Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series continues with the first professional London production in over twenty years of Gilbert and Sullivan's Princess Ida opening at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 (Press Night: Thursday, 26 March 2015 at 7.30pm).
by Julie Musbach - Mar 14, 2019
In honor of Kiss Me, Kate's opening on Broadway tonight, we're breaking down some of Broadway's biggest hits influenced by theatre's biggest playwright: William Shakespeare! The Bard's work is as pervasive as ever and unstoppable even in song.
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Mar 10, 2016
With little more than 25 seats available att the Off the Wall Theatre (OTW), Artistic Director Dale Gutzman presents William Shakespeare's Hamlet--An intimate, visceral, up close and personal Hamlet condensed by Gutzman after several years of research and eleven weeks of cast rehearsals. Working also as Production Director, Gutzman doubles acting several roles in his interpretation he states was inspired by the English, multi award winning Peter Brook, hailed to be one of the greatest living directors of contemporary theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
Coming off her stint as Buffy in 'Buffy Kills Edward' (both stage and screen), Sherry trades in her stakes & vampires for Starbucks & Versace to carrie this new show.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
Join Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha, & Miranda (and Mr. Big...and Standford) on this joyous ride of how four fabulous women became the best of friends.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015
Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance with the world premiere of BalletNow, an original three-performance program for which American Ballet Theatre Principals Roberto Bolle and Herman Cornejo are serving as artistic directors. Bolle and Cornejo have formed an international ensemble of 18 major dancers from 12 foreign countries for three distinctive performances, with many of the dancers performing at The Music Center and in Southern California for the first time.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018
Coming off her stint as Buffy in 'Buffy Kills Edward' (both stage and screen), Sherry trades in her stakes & vampires for Starbucks & Versace to carrie this new show.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017
The Menier Chocolate Factory today has announced the full company for their brand new production of Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ - The Musical which opens in Adrian's 50th birthday year.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014
After a sell-out show in January 2014 by Tarquin Productions, the WestEnders are delighted to invite you to the launch of the original cast recording of Valley of Song on Tuesday, 1 July at 3.00pm at the Finborough Theatre.
by Rose Marija - Jul 24, 2017
North American premiere of Saburo Teshigawara's Sleeping Water was brought to New York City by the Lincoln Center Festival, performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall July 13-15, 2017. I was fortunate to attend the opening night performance. Teshigawara, whose background includes the study of plastic arts and classic ballet, did the choreography, set design, lighting design, and costume design for this work. This is understandable as lighting, sets, and costumes were all integral parts of the performance. understated flowing black costumes contributed to the flow, as did the music and the lighting, varieties of spot light formations. One particularly interesting lighting choice was floor level spotlights, lit from the sides of the stage in lines of light across the stage. As the dancers moved through them, there was a strobe effect. The backdrop was black. There were, at certain moments, objects that descended, catching the lights, but never hitting the floor. 1985, Teshigawara formed KARAS. Evidently, Sleeping Water is entirely his creation.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014
Rutland Boughton's record-breaking 'music-drama' The Immortal Hour, plays at the Finborough Theatre for a limited nine performance run of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 10 August 2014-26 August 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014
After a sell-out show in January 2014 by Tarquin Productions, the WestEnders are delighted to invite you to the launch of the original cast recording of Valley of Song today, 1 July at 3.00pm at the Finborough Theatre.
by Courtney Symes - Jan 3, 2018
In 1848, a Lutheran scholar named Samuel Mosheim Schmucker first raised the question as to how an uneducated and untraveled man such as William Shakespeare could have penned 37 plays and 154 sonnets that dealt with subjects that he should have no knowledge of. Since then many people have cast their doubts about the identity of the Bard, including Mark Twain and Sigmund Freud. Most recently, with a book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell and music and lyrics by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick, the Tony-nominated Something Rotten! hilariously takes a look at Shakespeare as a plagiarist.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016
In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the first professional UK production in more than 30 years of Andy Capp The Musical by Alan Price and Trevor Peacock runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 7 February (Press Night: Monday, 8 February 2016 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014
The Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series returns with Ivor Novello's very last musical, Valley of Song, playing a a two week run from Sunday, 12 January 2014. (Press Night: Tuesday, 14 January 2014 at 7.30pm).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017
After a sold out debut in December, Gloria Reuben returns to Feinstein's/54 Below! Gloria is best known as an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominated actress, with acclaimed roles in, among other TV series, ER, Raising the Bar, Falling Skies, and Mr. Robot.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014
Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Therese Raquin opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre for a four week run, opening Tuesday, 25 March 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 7.30pm), starring Julie Atherton and Olivier Award nominee Tara Hugo.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013
The Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series returns with Ivor Novello's very last musical, Valley of Song, playing a week of Sunday and Monday evening and Tuesday matinee performances from Sunday, 5 January 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 6 January 2014 at 7.30pm), followed by a two week run from Sunday, 12 January 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016
This December, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018
Inspired by a 1970 Federico Fellini film, three aging clowns compete for a job in an absurdly comic look at man's fear of uselessness in society. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents the West Coast premiere of Old Clown Wanted by Romanian-French playwright Matei Visniec in a new translation from the French by Jeremy Lawrence. Romanian-born Florinel Fatulescu directs for a Sept. 22 opening, with performances continuing through Nov. 4 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013
Now in its fifth consecutive year, the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre - the coalface of British Theatre - presents Vibrant 2013 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, its annual explosion of new writing, running between 6-25 October 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018
English Touring Theatre today announces the full cast for the upcoming revival of Richard Twyman's critically acclaimed production of Othello, a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory. Richard Twyman directs Kitty Archer (Desdemona), Philip Correia (Cassio), Naby Dakhli (Montano), James Ellis (Duke), James Godden (Soldier/Senator), Paul McEwan (Iago) Victor Oshin (Othello) and Kelly Price (Emilia) joining returning cast members Chris Bianchi (Brabantio), Hayat Kamille (Bianca), Brian Lonsdale (Roderigo) and John Sandeman (Lodovico).
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 10, 2015
'Blacker' by Russ Weatherford will be at Urban Stages for an exclusive engagement from Wednesday, August 26th through Thursday September 3rd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014
Following the critically acclaimed sell-out concert, Ivor Novello - The Great British Musical, award-winning Musical Director Ross Leadbeater (formally of Only Men Aloud) returns to the London Hippodrome on Saturday 1st June at 7pm with a new cabaret-concert celebrating the best of The Great British Musicals.
by Remy Block - Apr 15, 2015
You probably know Gloria Reuben from the 1990s TV medical drama ER (in which she played Jeanie Boulet, an HIV-positive physician assistant on the hospital's staff). Or you may know her from playing the slave Elizabeth Keckley in the Steven Spielberg movie Lincoln. Or if you are super-cultured, you may know that she played Condoleeza Rice in David Hare's play, Stuff Happens. But I bet you didn't know that in 2000, she was one of Tina Turner's back up singers or that she began playing classical piano at age 5. But you should have known that Reuben sang at the Metropolitan Room last Thursday night to celebrate the release of her forthcoming CD, Perchance to Dream. I was there, so I now know that Gloria Reuben is not only an accomplished actor, but also a refined musician and an ethereal singer.
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