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Cast Complete for LAZARUS, Starring Michael C. Hall, in London
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Ahead of its hugely anticipated European premiere in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre, London, full casting for David Bowie and Enda Walsh's Lazarus is announced today. (more...)

Polly Adams, Tim Chipping, Philip Correia and More Lead HOME CHAT, Beginning Tonight at Finborough
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

A unique rediscovery in its first UK production since its premiere in 1927, Home Chat by Noel Coward opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season tonight, 1 September, with another press night tomorrow, 2 September 2016. (more...)

NBC Sports to Present Formula One Japanese Grand Prix This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

The 2016 Formula One campaign rolls into Suzuka Circuit in Japan for the annual running of the Japanese Grand Prix this Sunday at 12:30 a.m. ET/Saturday at 9:30 p.m. PT on NBCSN. (more...)

David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Rehearsals begin today for the European premiere of David Bowie and Enda Walsh's LAZARUS, ahead of preview performances from Tuesday 25 October in a brand new 900-seater venue at Kings Cross Theatre built specifically for the production. Playing for 13 WEEKS ONLY until Sunday 22 January 2017, LAZARUS will have its official opening night on Tuesday 8 November 2016. (more...)

LAZARUS, Starring Michael C. Hall, Begins Tonight in London
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The European premiere of David Bowie and Enda Walsh's Lazarus begins tonight, October 25, in a brand-new, 900-seat venue at Kings Cross Theatre, London. (more...)

LOVE FROM A STRANGER to Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet and she recklessly abandons her old life to settle in the remote and blissful surroundings of a country cottage. However, her newfound love is not all that he seems (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Michael Greif Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Michael Greif has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

Helen George's AFTER MISS JULIE Comes To Richmond Theatre in July
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2016

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents a brand new version of Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie, with Helen George, Richard Flood and Amy Cudden at Richmond Theatre from Mon 11 to Sat 16 July as part of a UK tour, prior to a West End transfer. (more...)

BWW Review: TOMORROW AT NOON, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - May 2, 2018

As soon as their Reaction Season was announced in autumn 2017, Jermyn Street Theatre launched a competition to all identifying as female playwrights; submissions were open and 390 anonymous people sent in a five-page scene responding to Noel Coward's Still Life. The winners - Morna Young, Emma Harding, and Jenny Ayres - were then commissioned a one-act play engaging with Coward's Tonight at 8:30, which resulted in Tomorrow at Noon. (more...)

Film Forum Launches One-Week Noel Coward Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

NOËL COWARD, a one week festival devoted to the English playwright, actor, singer, composer, lyricist, director, screenwriter, and wit, will run at Film Forum from today, May 13 through Thursday, May 19. (more...)

Mikhail Durnenkov's THE WAR HAS NOT YET STARTED Begins Tonight at Theatre Royal Plymouth
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Theatre Royal Plymouth presents The War Has Not Yet Started, Mikhail Durnenkov's funny, eye-opening and surreal dark comedy about everyday people fighting everyday wars, opening in The Drum. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For World Premiere Of Ella Hickson's THE WRITER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

A young writer challenges the status quo but discovers that creative gain comes at a personal cost. She wants to change the shape of the world. But a new way of thinking needs a new story. (more...)

Cast Announced For The First Complete London Revival Since 1936 Of Noël Coward's TONIGHT AT 8.30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Final casting is announced for the first complete London revival of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8.30 since 1936, being staged by Jermyn Street Theatre as part of its The Reaction Season - 15 plays and musicals - 12 of them one-act - based around themes of reacting and re-enacting. (more...)

TINA Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Mar 27, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a buzzy new musical to returning favourites, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

Cast Set for World Premiere of DARKNET at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Potential Difference today announces the world premiere of Darknet, a new play by Rose Lewenstein. Russell Bender directs Robin Berry as Steve/Mitch, Greer Dale-Foulkes as Candy, Jim English as Jamie, Naveed Khan as Gary/John, Ella McLoughlin as Kyla, Gyuri Sarossy as Allen, Rosie Thomson as Stacey. Darknet opens at Southwark Playhouse on 18 April, with previews from 14 April, and runs until 7 May 2016. (more...)

New York Rangers Host Pittsburgh Penguins On NBCSN's Wednesday Night Rivalry
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

NBCSN's Wednesday Night Rivalry features a Metropolitan Division clash, as Sidney Crosby and the defending two-time Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins visit Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers at 8 p.m. ET. Pre-game coverage begins with NHL Liveat 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN. (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...)

Jess Phillips To Join Writing Team For World Premiere Of WOMEN IN POWER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces Labour MP, Jess Phillips will join the writing team for the world premiere of Women In Power. The production sees some of the UK's most influential female voices, including Wendy Cope, Jenny Eclair, Suhayla El-Bushra, Natalie Haynes, Shappi Khorsandi and Brona C Titley, come together to write this musical comedy based on the Greek classic, The Assemblywomen. Directed by NST Associate Director Blanche McIntyre, the production opens on 6 September at NST City and runs until 29 September. (more...)

ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS Debuts Off-Broadway Tonight at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Performances begin TONIGHT for the New York premiere of Attack of the Elvis Impersonators, the zany new musical that will leave you howling for more, with book, music and lyrics by Lory Lazarus, at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Dame Gillian Lynne
by Walter McBride - Jul 6, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, trailblazing dancer, director, and choreographer Dame Gillian Lynne passed away at the age of 92.  (more...)

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces World And European Premieres In Autumn 'Rebels' Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Following his hugely successful and highly acclaimed first year as artistic director, Tom Littler is marking the start of his second year at the helm with a season of new work celebrating rebellious spirits. This includes the first UK production by award-winning British/American playwright Bathsheba Doran, the world premiere of a play about the maverick surrealist, Leonora Carrington, the revival of a modern Canadian classic and a rip-roaring, spine-chilling, body-snatching Christmas comedy. (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's JUNK Announces Stars Joining Steven Pasquale at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ito Aghayere, Phillip James Brannon, Tony Carlin, Caroline Hewitt, Rick Holmes, Ted Koch, Teresa Avia Lim, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Nate Miller, Ethan Phillips, Matthew Rauch, Matthew Saldivar, Michael Siberry, Miriam Silverman, Joey Slotnick, and Henry Stram will join Steven Pasquale to comprise the cast of its upcoming production of Junk, a new play by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Doug Hughes. (more...)

Riverside Theatre Presents Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present Noel Coward's uproarious comedy, Private Lives, which performs on the Stark Stage from January 31 - February 19, 2017. Private Lives is sponsored by Bobbie Olsen and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'The Tasty Boys' on Tonight's THE GOLDBERGS
by - Jan 6, 2016

On tonight's episode of ABC's THE GOLDBERGS titled 'The Tasty Boys,' Murray doesn’t budge when Beverly wants to remodel their kitchen like the Kremps. (more...)

Sian Thomas to Replace Francesca Annis as 'Mrs. Fox' in Donmar's WELCOME HOME, CAPTAIN FOX!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Sian Thomas will be taking on the role of Mrs Fox in the Donmar's production of Welcome Home, Captain Fox! replacing Francesca Annis who regrettably has had to withdraw from the production for personal reasons. (more...)

NBC Sports Presents Live Coverage of 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend From Tampa On Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

NBC Sports Presents Live Coverage of 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend From Tampa On Sunday (more...)

Southwark Playhouse Sets Full All-Female 'CYRANO' Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Lauren Brown and Chloe Courtney today announce the full cast for Russell Bolam's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Kathryn Hunter plays the title role of Cyrano and is joined by Sabrina Bartlett as Roxane, Ellie Kendrick as Christian and by Holly Burn, Tina Chiang, Penelope Dimond, Tamzin Griffin and Kiran Sonia Sawar. The production opens on 22 February at Southwark Playhouse, with previews from 18 February, and runs until 19 March. (more...)

'MADAME BOVARY' and NOISES OFF Among Nuffield's 2016 Spring/Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Following his successful directorial debut at Nuffield, Southampton, of The Glass Menagerie, Nuffield's Director Sam Hodges, announces the upcoming spring/summer 2016 season.  The new season will feature two new Nuffield co-productions, The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary! and Noises Off, alongside six visiting productions by nationally and interFollowing his successful directorial debut at Nuffield, Southampton, of The Glass Menagerie, Nuffield's Director Sam Hodges, announces the upcoming spring/summer 2016 season.nationally renowned companies. (more...)

ALONE TOGETHER Premieres on Freeform Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

ALONE TOGETHER Premieres on Freeform Tonight! (more...)

Geva Theatre Center presents PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents Private Lives, Noel Coward's hilarious comedy of manners.Private Lives is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from March 21 to April 16. (more...)

Guild Hall and Where Are They Going Theatre Group to Present EXTINCTION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Guild Hall and Where Are They Going Theatre Group present EXTINCTION by Gabe McKinley previewing March 30-31, opening April 1, and running Wednesdays to Sundays through April 16. (more...)

West End's WELCOME HOME, CAPTAIN FOX! Will Launch at Donmar Warehouse, Feb. 18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Welcome Home, Captain Fox!, Anthony Weigh's new version of Jean Anouilh's hit 1937 comedy Le Voyageur Sans Bagage, will begin previews at The Donmar Warehouse from Thursday 18 February . The production is directed by Blanche McIntyre, and a cast that includes Michelle Asante, Barnaby Kay, Rory Keenan, Katherine Kingsley, Trevor Laird, Sian Thomas, Danny Webb, Fenella Woolgar and Daniel York. (more...)

Romola Garai Cast In Title Role Of Ella Hickson's THE WRITER at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Ella Hickson returns to the Almeida following the success of Oil in 2016 with the world premiere of The Writer, directed by Blanche McIntyre. (more...)

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces 4-Month The Reaction Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

Jermyn Street Theatre announces The Reaction Season, its third as a producing theatre. Running from 10 April to 18 August, The Reaction Season will feature 15 plays and musicals - 12 of them one-act - based around themes of reacting and re-enacting. (more...)

NBC Sports Announces Olympic Winter Sports Weekend Coverage
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

U.S. Olympic gold medalists Sage Kotsenburg and Joss Christensen descend into Boston's Fenway Park from a ramp three times higher than the iconic Green Monster this week, as NBC and NBCSN presents the U.S. Ski and Snowboard “Big Air At Fenway” event (more...)

Almeida Theatre Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Artistic Director Rupert Goold today announces the Almeida Theatre's new season. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre to Present EMPIRE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT (2014 Ovation Award Nominee for Best Season!), in association with Sue Vaccaro, Ricky Stevens & The Rivet Gang announce the third show of their 2015-2016 season, the pre-Broadway engagement of EMPIRE, book, music & lyrics by Caroline Sherman and Robert Hull, musical direction by Sariva Goetz, and directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge (Ragtime).  EMPIRE will preview on Friday, January 22, 2016 (with a press opening on Saturday, January 23) and run through Sunday, February 14, 2016 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

NBC Presents Super-Serving of Major Sports Events with 'Home for the Holidays' Programming
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

With the holiday season in full swing, NBC Sports presents a super-serving of major events as NBC and NBCSN are a sports fan's ultimate “Home for the Holidays.” (more...)

Noel Coward's HOME CHAT To Have Its First UK Production In 90 Years
by Edward Baker - Aug 5, 2016

'I am shirking off the chains that have shackled me for so long - I have suddenly come to realise that I am a woman - a living, passionate, pulsating woman - it never occurred to me before.' (more...)

Polly Adams, Tim Chipping, Philip Correia and More to Lead HOME CHAT at Finborough
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

A unique rediscovery in its first UK production since its premiere in 1927, Home Chat by Noel Coward opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 (Press Night: Thursday, 1 September and Friday, 2 September 2016 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Olympic Channel/NBC to Highlight 'Dream Team Week' and IAFF Diamond League
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

This week's coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA – a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal – is highlighted by a “Dream Team Week” marathon celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, as well as Team USA's 2017 World Champions Christian Taylor and Brittney Reese competing at the final IAAF Diamond League Track & Field event of the season in Brussels, Belgium. (more...)

Guest Blog: Director Tom Littler On Noel Coward's TONIGHT AT 8:30
by Guest Blog: Tom Littler - Apr 9, 2018

In the mid 1930s, at the height of his creative powers, Noel Coward embarked on a project to revive the lost art of the one-act play. He wrote three one-act plays, and then another three, and then four more. (more...)

Blackhawks-Blues Game Set for NBCSN Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

NBCSN presents the first Game 7 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs Tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET, when the Chicago Blackhawks face the St. Louis Blues in a win-or-go-home showdown in St. Louis. Three-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike 'Doc' Emrick and Emmy Award-winning 'Inside-the-Glass' analyst Pierre McGuire will call tonight's decisive Game 7 from Scottrade Center in St. Louis. (more...)

Brief 4/23: SUMMER Officially Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 23, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Summer: The Donna Summer Musicals officially opens tonight on Broadway, and more! (more...)

BWW Review: TONIGHT AT 8:30, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 22, 2018

Jermyn Street Theatre's Artistic Director Tom Littler brings to the stage Noel Coward's cycle of one-act plays in three ravishing triple bills. Tonight at 8:30 marks the biggest and most ambitious project in the theatre's life, but Littler makes it look like a walk in the park. (more...)

Mikhail Durnenkov's THE WAR HAS NOT YET STARTED to Play at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, May 12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Theatre Royal Plymouth Artistic Director Simon Stokes today announces that The War Has Not Yet Started, Mikhail Durnenkov's funny, eye-opening and surreal dark comedy about everyday people fighting everyday wars, opens in The Drum next month.  (more...)

Film Forum to Screen One-Week Noel Coward Festival This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

NOËL COWARD, a one week festival devoted to the English playwright, actor, singer, composer, lyricist, director, screenwriter, and wit, will run at Film Forum from Friday, May 13 through Thursday, May 19. (more...)

Rupert Young Leads Cast of George Bernard Shaw's THE PHILANDERER at Orange Tree Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Apr 13, 2016

Casting has been announced for George Bernard Shaw's THE PHILANDERER at the Orange Tree Theatre. Rupert Young (High Society at the Old Vic, Sir Leon in BBC's Merlin) plays Leonard Charteris, the philanderer of the title. He's joined by Helen Bradbury, Joe Idris-Roberts, Michael Lumsden, Dorothea Myer-Bennett, Christopher Staines, Mark Tandy and Paksie Vernon. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jermyn Street Theatre's 9-Play Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Final casting is announced for the first complete London revival of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8.30 since 1936, being staged by Jermyn Street Theatre as part of its The Reaction Season - 15 plays and musicals - 12 of them one-act - based around themes of reacting and re-enacting. (more...)

Cast Announced For Tomorrow At Noon Three New One-Act Plays
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. (more...)

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