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Horrocks, Ovenden, Jones Set For ANNIE GET YOUR GUN At The Young Vic October 3-January 2 2010
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2009

Annie Get Your Gun plays 3 October 2009 - 2 January 2010 at the Main House Jane Horrocks, Julian Ovenden and multi prize-winning director Richard Jones unite to mount a major London revival of Irving Berlin's great hit song-fest Annie Get Your Gun this autumn at the Young Vic. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces Full Casting for Bonnie Greer's THE HOTEL CERISE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the cast for the world premiere of Bonnie Greer's new play The Hotel Cerise, directed by Femi Elufowoju, jr. Inspired by Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard the production is a key part of the theatre's focus on commissioning new work and adaptations. Ellen Thomas leads the company, with El Anthony, Madeline Appiah, Michael Bertenshaw, Nicholas Beveney, Andrew Dennis, Abhin Galeya, Lacharne Jolly, Corey Montague-Sholay, Claire Prempeh, Alexis Rodney and Angela Wynter. The production opens on 25 October with previews from 20 October and runs until 12 November.   (more...)

Complete Casting Announced for London Porgy and Bess
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2006

Complete casting has been announced for Trevor Nunn's abridged London staging of the Gershwin classic Porgy and Bess, which begins performances in October (more...)

Hodge & Quast Star in Chocolate Factory's 'La Cage'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2007

The Menier Chocolate Factory is delighted to announce that this year's Christmas extravaganza will be La Cage aux Folles. Tickets, which went on sale on September 4, are selling extremely fast. The show is breaking Box Office records at the Chocolate Factory and some performances are already sold out. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE HOTEL CERISE Rehearses
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

As the leader of the free world ends his eight years in office, a black middle class family risk losing their beloved hotel and cherry orchard, where Martin Luther King once rested and Miles Davis played. (more...)

Horrocks, Ovenden, Jones Set For ANNIE GET YOUR GUN At The Young Vic October 3-January 2 2010
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2009

Annie Get Your Gun plays 3 October 2009 - 2 January 2010 at the Main House Jane Horrocks, Julian Ovenden and multi prize-winning director Richard Jones unite to mount a major London revival of Irving Berlin's great hit song-fest Annie Get Your Gun this autumn at the Young Vic. (more...)

PANTO SEASON: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Takes The Stage At The Lyric Hammersmith November 21-January 9 2010
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2009

Fee-fi-fo-fun - Classic Panto for everyone! Artistic Director Sean Holmes brings classic pantomime back to the Lyric Hammersmith for a glitter-filled festive feast that immerses audiences in one of the country's best-loved art forms. Directed by Steve Marmion, Jack and the Beanstalk starts previewing from 21 November 2009 and plays until 09 January 2010. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 25, 2015
by - Oct 25, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Simon Coombs, Sharon Duncan-Brewster and More Join Ruth Wilson in THE EL.TRAIN - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

The full cast for The El. Train, joining the previously announced Ruth Wilson, is Simon Coombs, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Christian Edwards, Nicola Hughes, Adam Sopp, Ony Uhiara and Zubin Varla. (more...)

Peter Polycarpou, Laura Pitt-Pulford to Lead OLIVER!, Sarah Ingram Set for THE WITCHES at the Curve; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Curve today announces casting for the theatre's productions of Roald Dahl's THE WITCHES and Lionel Bart's classic musical, OLIVER! (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces New 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

With Sinbad the Sailor opening on Monday and Rani Moorthy's Whose Sari Now? currently playing in Gerry's studio space, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming Spring/Summer 2017 season. (more...)

PANTO SEASON: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Takes The Stage At The Lyric Hammersmith November 21-January 9 2010
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

Fee-fi-fo-fun - Classic Panto for everyone! Artistic Director Sean Holmes brings classic pantomime back to the Lyric Hammersmith for a glitter-filled festive feast that immerses audiences in one of the country's best-loved art forms. Directed by Steve Marmion, Jack and the Beanstalk starts previewing from 21 November 2009 and plays until 09 January 2010. (more...)

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Comes To The Lyric Hammersmith, Previews November 21-January 9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2009

Fee-fi-fo-fun - Classic Panto for everyone! Artistic Director Sean Holmes brings classic pantomime back to the Lyric Hammersmith for a glitter-filled festive feast that immerses audiences in one of the country's best-loved art forms. Directed by Steve Marmion, Jack and the Beanstalk starts previewing from 21 November 2009 and plays until 09 January 2010. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Winter Opera St. Louis Opens a Brilliant 'Le Nozze di Figaro'
by Steve Callahan - Nov 12, 2014

Winter Opera kicks off its eighth season with a Simply Heavenly production of 'Le Nozze di Figaro'. It's the perfect thing for one's first introduction to opera, or for turning a tentative love of opera into a deep and true commitment. (more...)

Brighton Goes Gospel to Bring LOVE TRAIN to Brighton Fringe 2013, May 18
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2013

Steaming into their 13th year as one of Brighton's best loved community choirs, Brighton Goes Gospel present their new show, Love Train, at Hove Town Hall on 18th May at 7pm. Led by their director, internationally prominent gospel artist, Karen Gibson, it promises to be an electric evening. (more...)

Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Hampstead Theatre will present the UK Premiere of Race by David Mamet, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Tim Shortall with lighting by Mark Henderson, running tonight, 23 May to Saturday 29 June 2013. Press night is set for Wednesday 29 May at 7 PM. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 20, 2017
by - May 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - May 20, 2010
by - May 20, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brighton Goes Gospel Brings LOVE TRAIN to Brighton Fringe 2013 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Steaming into their 13th year as one of Brighton's best loved community choirs, Brighton Goes Gospel present their new show, Love Train, at Hove Town Hall tonight 18th May at 7pm. Led by their director, internationally prominent gospel artist, Karen Gibson, it promises to be an electric evening. (more...)

Colm Meaney Joins Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Colm Meaney will join the previously announced Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to play Big Daddy in the Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof directed by Benedict Andrews.  (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse Continues Seventh Season with THE WHIPPING MAN, Beginning 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Gulfshore Playhouse continues their spectacular seventh season with the Civil War period drama The Whipping Man, playing March 15 through 30, with a $25 preview performance March 14. (more...)

Cat Simmons Joins OLIVER! Cast, Replacing Samantha Barks, Apr 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

It was announced today (Monday 5 March) that Cat Simmons will take over the role of Nancy from Samantha Barks in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Lionel Bart's smash hit musical OLIVER! at Birmingham Hippodrome on Tuesday 3 April, the same day that Brian Conley takes over the role of Fagin from Neil Morrissey. (more...)

'Night Music''s Polly Bergen is Back in Baltimore
by James Howard - Mar 27, 2008

INTERVIEW: Polly Bergen, currently starring in A Little Night Music at Baltimore's CENTERSTAGE talks about her illustrious career. (more...)

Lorna Want and Luke Brady Lead Cast of THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2010

Up and coming stars, Lorna Want and Luke Brady will play the young lovers in this new production of The Fantasticks. (more...)

Klein, Reide and Rowe Star in New UK "Into the Woods"
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2007

Beverley Klein, Anne Reid and Clive Rowe are to star in a new production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's acclaimed Into the Woods at the Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House opening on 18 June 2007. (more...)

Lisa Palfrey, Hayley Squires, and More Join Young Vic's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Lisa Palfry (Big Mama), Hayley Squires (Mae) and Brian Gleeson (Gooper) with Richard Hansel (Doctor) and Michael J Shannon (Reverend) join the previously announced Sienna Miller (Maggie), Jack O'Connell (Brick) and Colm Meaney (Big Daddy) for the Young Vic production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. (more...)

Grammy Nominee Andromeda Turre to Lead Reading of NERO Musical in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The new pre-Broadway musical NERO, written by Australian-based composer and writer Graeme McEwen, will offer a one-time 35-minute special presentation at The Playroom Theatre (151 West 46th Street, 8th Floor) at 4:00pm on Thursday, July 14, 2016. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Sets New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming season launching this September. The season opens with Counting Stars by award-winning playwright Atiha Sen Gupta which will transform the stage into a studio format nightclub installation for this funny yet heart-breaking tale directed by Associate Director at Stratford East, Pooja Ghai. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With Sienna Miller & Jack O'Connell For CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Sienna Miller (Maggie), Jack O'Connell (Brick), Colm Meaney (Big Daddy), Lisa Palfrey (Big Mama), Hayley Squires (Mae), Brian Gleeson (Gooper), Richard Hansel (Doctor) and Michael J Shannon (Reverend) complete the adult cast for the Young Vic's West End production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.   (more...)

BWW Reviews: Houston Family Arts Center's Production of LES MISERABLES is an Absolute Masterpiece
by Nyderah Williams - Jul 22, 2014

Houston Family Arts Center's production of LES MISERABLES is a riveting masterpiece! It evokes the spirit and themes of compassion, revenge and above all human transformation. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sienna Miller and the Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at the Apollo Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The adult cast for the Young Vic's West End production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof at the Apollo Theatre comprises Sienna Miller (Maggie), Jack O'Connell (Brick), Colm Meaney (Big Daddy), Lisa Palfrey (Big Mama), Hayley Squires (Mae), Brian Gleeson(Gooper), Richard Hansel (Doctor) and Michael J Shannon (Reverend). (more...)

Grammy Nominee Andromeda Turre to Lead Reading of NERO Musical in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The new pre-Broadway musical NERO, written by Australian-based composer and writer Graeme McEwen, will offer a one-time 35-minute special presentation at The Playroom Theatre (151 West 46th Street, 8th Floor) at 4:00pm today, July 14, 2016. (more...)

PANTO SEASON: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Plays Final Performance at The Stage At The Lyric Hammersmit, January 9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2010

Fee-fi-fo-fun - Classic Panto for everyone! Artistic Director Sean Holmes brings classic pantomime back to the Lyric Hammersmith for a glitter-filled festive feast that immerses audiences in one of the country's best-loved art forms. Directed by Steve Marmion, Jack and the Beanstalk starts previewing from 21 November 2009 and plays until 09 January 2010. (more...)

Liberty Buckland & Alex Spinney to Lead World Premiere of YARICO at London Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

?Final casting and the full creative team is announced today for the world premiere of Yarico, a powerful, epic musical about forbidden love, betrayal and redemption, based on a true story that fired the world's imagination and contributed to the social movement against the slave trade. (more...)

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN At The Young Vic Closes January 2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2010

Annie Get Your Gun plays 3 October 2009 - 2 January 2010 at the Main House Jane Horrocks, Julian Ovenden and multi prize-winning director Richard Jones unite to mount a major London revival of Irving Berlin's great hit song-fest Annie Get Your Gun this autumn at the Young Vic. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens Tonight at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, co-directed by Sean Holmes and Stef O'Driscoll, runs now through 19 March, with press night set for tonight 25 February 2016.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at YARICO, Now Playing at London Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Yarico is a powerful, epic musical about forbidden love, betrayal and redemption, based on a true story that fired the world's imagination and contributed to the social movement against the slave trade. (more...)

Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell to Lead Young Vic's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell will lead the cast as Maggie and Brick in Benedict Andrews' Young Vic production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof which will begin previews in the West End at the Apollo Theatre on 13 July 2017.  (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Begins Tonight at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, co-directed by Sean Holmes and Stef O'Driscoll, begins tonight 19 February through 19 March. Press night is slated for 25 February 2016. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, co-directed by Sean Holmes and Stef O'Driscoll. Jonathan Broadbent, Ed Gaughan, John Lightbody, Victoria Moseley and Ferdy Roberts return to the cast and they will be joined by Hammed Animashaun, Andrew Buckley, Clare Dunne and Cat Simmons. (more...)

Matt Dempsey, Llandyll Gove, and More Join the Cast of THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Belgrade Coventry Theatre today announces the cast for Kirsten Childs' award-winning off-Broadway musical The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. (more...)

Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The cast will also include Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stoneand David Walmsley. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 20, 2017
by - Aug 20, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 20, 2016
by - Aug 20, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Full Cast Set for World Premiere of A WOLF IN SNAKESKIN SHOES at Tricycle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

Tricycle Theatre Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces the full cast for the world premiere of A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes, by multi-award winning American playwright Marcus Gardley. Sharon D. Clarke and Lucian Msamati lead the company which also includes Adjoa Andoh, Ayesha Antoine, Michelle Bonnard,Wil Johnson, Karl Queensborough and Angela Wynter in the production which opens on 14 October, with previews from 8 October, and runs until 14 November.   (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 20, 2015
by - Aug 20, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - August 20, 2010
by - Aug 20, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Cat Simmons Joins OLIVER! Cast, Replacing Samantha Barks, Apr 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012

It was announced today (Monday 5 March) that Cat Simmons will take over the role of Nancy from Samantha Barks in Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Lionel Bart's smash hit musical OLIVER! at Birmingham Hippodrome on Tuesday 3 April, the same day that Brian Conley takes over the role of Fagin from Neil Morrissey. (more...)

Full Cast Announced in UK Premiere of David Mamet's RACE - Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Full casting has been announced for the U.K. premiere of David Mamet's Race at London's Hampstead Theatre, beginning May 23 with an official opening May 29, and running through June 29. (more...)

Clarke Peters, Jasper Britton and More Set for Hampstead Theatre's RACE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

Hampstead Theatre will present the UK Premiere of Race by David Mamet, directed by Terry Johnson and designed by Tim Shortall with lighting by Mark Henderson, running Thursday 23 May to Saturday 29 June 2013. Press night is set for Wednesday 29 May at 7 PM. (more...)

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