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Lyceum Theatre (Broadway)

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017
Find out what's coming to Different Stages for their 2017-18 season!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2018
Bird College - Dance, Music and Theatre Performance today announces that Gary Avis MBE will join the College as a new patron, working alongside existing patrons Christopher Biggins, Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Lara Pulver, Liz Robertson and Dougie Squires OBEMVO, adding to the breadth of ambassadors for the College.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2018
Northern Broadsides and York Theatre have released rehearsal images for the forthcoming premiere of They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay! Check them out below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017
Following their hugely successful co-production with Hull Truck Theatre of Richard III, Northern Broadsides are set to premiere For Love or Money, Blake Morrison's new adaptation of Alain-Rene Lesage's savage eighteenth-century French comedy Turcaret. The production will be the final touring production to be directed and featuring Northern Broadsides artistic director Barrie Rutter. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017
UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the UK Theatre Awards 2017.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2018
Northern Broadsides and York Theatre have released production images for the premiere of They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!,Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation transposed to Brexit Britain of Dario Fo's political satire of civil disobedience Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2018
Jenny Topper and Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announce full casting for the world premiere of The Nightingales which will see Steven Pacey, Stefan Adegbola, Sarah Earnshaw, Philip McGinley and Mary Stockley join previously announced BAFTA Award-winning television star and writer Ruth Jones in her highly anticipated return to the stage. The production, directed by RSC Associate Artist Christopher Luscombe and written by William Gaminara, will run at Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 31 October to Saturday 10 November, with opening night for press on Wednesday 7 November. The Nightingales will then tour to Cambridge, Cardiff, Chichester and Malvern prior to a West End transfer, with venue and dates to be announced.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2018
Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative have today announced initial casting for the first ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's much-loved Miss Marple thriller The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. The Mirror Crack'd will be a European Premiere, opening at Salisbury Playhouse on 15 February before touring to Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff. The Mirror Crack'd will have an Opening Night on 25 February.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019
Different Stages opens its 2019 - 2020 season with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein adapted by Patrick Sandford. Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant and ambitious young student, discovers the secret of creating life from the remains of the dead. But elation at his triumph is replaced by horror when he sees his monstrous creation. Abandoned by the one who made him, Frankenstein's Creature is left to a world that fears and rejects him, and soon his innocence turns to misery - and a murderous desire for revenge...
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
Miles Richardson leads an 11-strong cast of J. M. Barrie's rarely performed play DEAR BRUTUS in its centenary year at Southwark Playhouse, presented by Troupe Theatre and directed by Jonathan O'Boyle.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2018
Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative have today announced casting for the first ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's much-loved Miss Marple thriller The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side. Colin R Campbell, Suzanna Hamilton, Julia Hills, Katherine Manners, Katie Matsell, Davina Moon, Huw Parmenter and Gillian Saker will join the previously announced Susie Blake and Simon Shepherd. The Mirror Crack'd will be a European Premiere, opening at Salisbury Playhouse on 15 February before touring to Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff. The Mirror Crack'd will have an Opening Night on 25 February.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2017
Lennon's Banjo one of the most hotly-anticipated new plays of 2018 - will premiere at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre next spring. And today producers reveal the first four cast members who will appear in this fascinating romp through Beatledom to find the holy grail of pop memorabilia - the first instrument John Lennon learnt to play - missing for 60 years and now worth millions!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2017
Lennon's Banjo one of the most hotly-anticipated new plays of 2018 - will premiere at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre next spring. And today producers reveal the first four cast members who will appear in this fascinating romp through Beatledom to find the holy grail of pop memorabilia - the first instrument John Lennon learnt to play - missing for 60 years and now worth millions!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2018
A 1930s comedy for Christmas, Jeannie by rediscovered female playwright Aimee Stuart will open at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week limited season on Tuesday, 27 November 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 29 November and Friday, 30 November 2018 at 7.30pm).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2019
Different Stages opens its 2019 - 2020 season with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein adapted by Patrick Sandford. Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant and ambitious young student, discovers the secret of creating life from the remains of the dead. But elation at his triumph is replaced by horror when he sees his monstrous creation. Abandoned by the one who made him, Frankenstein's Creature is left to a world that fears and rejects him, and soon his innocence turns to misery - and a murderous desire for revenge...
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2019
Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019 today announces further casting for its upcoming programme of eight plays.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018
Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce full casting for Barrie Rutter's The Two Noble Kinsmen, by John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, opening in The Globe today 25 May. This will mark Barrie's first production since stepping down as Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides.
by Kyle Christopher West - May 21, 2019
As previously announced, Theatre Three will kick off its 2019-20 season with a new spin on the classic tale, DRACULA (October 3 through October 27). You've long heard the story of DRACULA, everyone's favorite blood-sucking Transylvanian; but what stories might we learn through the eyes of his mysterious mistress Mina? This fresh adaptation of the Bram Stoker Gothic horror novel takes a deeper look into the Romanian folklore with an update on the undead. Be prepared for plenty of bloody plot twists and turns!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 21, 2019
Different Stages continues its 2018- 2019 season with Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House. The play, hugely controversial when first published and performed in Copenhagen in 1879, is about the unraveling of a family. Nora and Torvald Helmer believe they are happily married and on the brink of a blissful new phase of life; Torvald has been promoted to bank manager and their money worries are over. But Nora has a secret debt, incurred with good intentions and a forged signature, and with her husband's new power comes the threat of blackmail.  
by Julie Musbach - Mar 29, 2019
Theatre Royal Bath today announces The Argument by William Boyd, its third Summer Season production, with Felicity Kendal starring in the role of Chloe. The production, directed by Christopher Luscombe, will run in the Main House from 7 to 24 August with opening night for press on 12 August.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2020
Spanning twenty years, Shandyland is a story of life, love, death and drink at the heart of a small, northern, family-run pub, and a shout of frustration from an abandoned working class community. Shandyland opens at Northern Stage (12-23 May), and after its Newcastle premiere will tour to Everyman, Liverpool (27 May - 6 June)
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2018
Defibrillator and Arcola Theatre, today announces cast for world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett's, Not Talking. Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark). The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2018
One of the UK's best-loved television stars, Ruth Jones, well known as the co-writer of the award-winning BBC comedy Gavin & Stacey in which she also appeared, will star in the new comedy The Nightingales, presented by Jenny Topper and Theatre Royal Bath Productions. The production, written by William Gaminara and directed by Christopher Luscombe, will run at Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 31 October to Saturday 10 November, with opening night for press on Wednesday 7 November before embarking on a tour to Cambridge, Cardiff, Chichester and Malvern prior to a West End transfer, with venue and dates to be announced.
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Jul 31, 2018
There's something about summer entertainment -- light, frothy, happy shows that feel just like the season. A summer musical that takes place on a Greek island built around infectious tunes from the 1970s? Don't mind if I do... And a double dose in the same weekend? Sign me up! I hit up the Ordway's MAMMA MIA! on Friday night and then 'Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!' (the new film sequel) on Sunday night and had the tunes used in both stamped on my brain for two weeks straight. And I didn't mind a bit. MAMMA MIA! is hard not to love, which is likely why both the stage show and film were such mega hits, the former spawning a 'jukebox musical' wave of Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2018
After their recent acclaimed co-production of J.B. Priestley's timeless comedy When We Are Married, Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal will once again join forces to stage They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!, Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation transposed to Brexit Britain of Dario Fo's political satire of civil disobedience Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 2, 2019
After a highly acclaimed and previously sold-out tour in 2018, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is back by popular demand and will tour the UK in 2020. Joe Pasquale returns as the loveable but accident-prone Frank Spencer in the stage production of the classic 1970s TV comedy, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Sarah Earnshaw is returning as his long-suffering wife Betty and Susie Blake his disapproving mother-in-law, Mrs Fisher. Further casting to be announced. The stage adaptation is by Guy Unsworth, based on the original TV series by Raymond Allen. Guy Unsworth will also be directing.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 9, 2019
Different Stages continues its 2018- 2019 season this week with The Magic Fire by Lillian Groag. The Magic Fire is a wonderfully warm and amusing play about a young woman growing up in a family of European immigrants who surround themselves with a 'magic fire' of art to fend off the unpleasant realities of Juan Peron's Argentina in the years after World War II.  Argentinean-American playwright Lillian Groag explores the connections among memory, history, and art through the eyes of a child, revisited from the perspective of adulthood. By turns funny, loving, and politically alarming,  The Magic Fire weaves a spell of tango and opera, treasured memories and hidden truths.     Watch an interview with the director:
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2018
Mongrel Thumb today announce the cast for the world premi re of Stephanie Jacob's new comic drama, Again. Hannah Price directs Rosie Day (Izzy), Chris Larkin (Tom), Natasha Little (Louise) and Charles Reston (Adam). The production opens at Trafalgar Studios on 9 February, with previews from 6 February, and runs until 3 March.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2018
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces full casting for the world premiere of Chicken Soup. by Ray Castleton and Kieran Knowles the latter of whom returns to Sheffield Theatres after the success of Operation Crucible; and the regional premi re of Peter Morgan's smash hit play Frost/Nixon.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2018
Kerry Ellis stars as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 26, 2018
'Well, no point moping round is there?'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2018
Mongrel Thumb presents the world premi re of Stephanie Jacob's new comic drama, Again. Hannah Price directs Rosie Day (Izzy), Chris Larkin (Tom), Natasha Little (Louise) and Charles Reston (Adam). The production opens at Trafalgar Studios on 9 February, with previews from 6 February, and runs until 3 March. Get a first look at rehearsals in the photos below!
by Lacey Cannon Gonzales - Jan 18, 2018
When We When Are Married is the first production of 2018 from Different Stages. Penned by J.B. Priestly, the original production opened in London in 1938 and the 1985 West End revival went on to win the Oliver Award for Best Play. It also holds the distinction of being the first play to be televised unedited when it was broadcast by the BBC in 1938. In addition to receiving film and TV adaptations over the years, the play has also been broadcast several times by radio across the U.K.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 18, 2018
Kerry Ellis will star as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House. Hannah Louise Howell will play Gwendolen at all other venues. They will be joined by Geoff Aymer, Louise Coulthard, Thomas Howes, Peter Sandys-Clarke and Simon Shackleton, playing Chasuble, Cecily, Algernon, Jack and Lane/Merriman respectively.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019
Different Stages continues its 2018- 2019 season this week with The Magic Fire by Lillian Groag. The Magic Fire is a wonderfully warm and amusing play about a young woman growing up in a family of European immigrants who surround themselves with a 'magic fire' of art to fend off the unpleasant realities of Juan Peron's Argentina in the years after World War II.  Argentinean-American playwright Lillian Groag explores the connections among memory, history, and art through the eyes of a child, revisited from the perspective of adulthood. By turns funny, loving, and politically alarming,  The Magic Fire weaves a spell of tango and opera, treasured memories and hidden truths.     Watch an interview with the director:
by Nicole Ciravolo - Jan 10, 2018
Different Stages continues its 2017- 2018 season with J.B. Priestley's When We Are Married, running from January 12, 2018 to February 2, 2018. The Helliwells, the Parkers and the Soppitts are highly respected pillars of their community... but not for much longer. Married on the same day in the same chapel, they gather to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. The celebrations are short-lived when they discover the vicar wasn't licensed, and they are actually... not married. In fact, they have been living in sin for 25 years.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2018
Mongrel Thumb today announce the cast for the world premiere of Stephanie Jacob's new comic drama, Again. Hannah Price directs Rosie Day (Izzy), Chris Larkin (Tom), Natasha Little (Louise) and Charles Reston (Adam). The production opens at Trafalgar Studios on 9 February, with previews from 6 February, and runs until 3 March.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2018
Different Stages continues its 2017 - 2018 season with Steven Dietz's Yankee Tavern. Just when you thought you'd heard every crazy 9/11 conspiracy theory, a guy walks into a bar and orders two beers, one for himself and one for his absent buddy. Yes, it sounds like the set-up for a joke, but with his chilling play, the prolific Steven Dietz has something darker and more sobering in mind. There, inside the walls of this crumbling New York tavern, a young couple find themselves caught up in what might be the biggest conspiracy of all.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2018
1984. Five days after Orgreave. Three women keep a struggling mining community standing, running a soup kitchen near the pit heads of Rotherham. 2016. The day of the Brexit vote. The breadline is no further away and the soup kitchen is now a food bank, as the country faces a huge decision.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2018
Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Martyna Majok's Cost of Living receives its highly anticipated UK Premiere at Hampstead Theatre - making it the 100th premiere since Edward Hall and Greg Ripley-Duggan took charge in 2010.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 26, 2017
Different Stages continues its 2017- 2018 season with J.B. Priestley's When We Are Married. The Helliwells, the Parkers and the Soppitts are highly respected pillars of their community... but not for much longer. Married on the same day in the same chapel, they gather to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. The celebrations are short-lived when they discover the vicar wasn't licensed, and they are actually... not married. In fact, they have been living in sin for 25 years.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2017
Kerry Ellis will star as Gwendolen, her first non-singing role, in the 2018 UK tour of Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford, Courtyard Theatre Hereford, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Belfast Grand Opera House, Theatre Royal Bath and Manchester Opera House. Hannah Louise Howell will play Gwendolen at all other venues. They will be joined by Geoff Aymer, Louise Coulthard, Thomas Howes, Peter Sandys-Clarke and Simon Shackleton, playing Chasuble, Cecily, Algernon, Jack and Lane/Merriman respectively.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2018
With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 17, 2018
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced full casting for the new Broadway production of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST, directed by James Macdonald, starring acclaimed screen and stage actors Ethan Hawke as "Lee" and Paul Dano as "Austin." Marylouise Burke and Gary Wilmes join the cast as "Mom" and "Saul Kimmer."
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2018
Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal have announced full casting for their forthcoming touring production of They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay! Deborah McAndrew's new adaptation, based on Jon Laskin and Michael Aquilante's translation, of Dario Fo's political satire of civil disobedience Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2018
Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark) in Not Talking. The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2018
Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce full casting for Barrie Rutter's The Two Noble Kinsmen, by John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, opening in The Globe on Friday 25 May. This will mark Barrie's first production since stepping down as Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 11, 2018
Defibrillator and Arcola Theatre, today announces cast for world stage premiere of Mike Bartlett's, Not Talking. Artistic Director of Defibrillator James Hillier directs David Horovitch (James), Gemma Lawrence (Amanda), Kika Markham (Lucy) and Lawrence Walker (Mark). The production opens at the Arcola Theatre on 1 May, with previews from the 25 April, and runs until 2 June.