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by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Get a sneak peek inside rehearsal for the National Theatre's UK tour ofÂ A Taste of Honey.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018
The world premiere of Martin McDonagh's A Very Very Very Dark Matter at the Bridge Theatre is directed by Matthew Dunster. The cast comprises Johnetta Eula'Mae Ackles, Alistair Benson, Elizabeth Berrington, Paul Bradley, Noah Brignull, Jim Broadbent, Phil Daniels, Regan Garcia, Leo Hart, Graeme Hawley, Audrey Hayhurst, Kundai Kanyama, Lee Knight, Jamie McKie, Ryan Pope, James Roberts, Alice Selwyn, Austin Taylor, Amelia Walter and Annabelle Westenholz-Smith including nine children who will alternate a variety of roles. The 12-week run will conclude on 6 January 2019. The London Theatre Companyproduction is designed by Anna Fleischle with lighting by Philip Gladwell, music compositions by James Maloney, sound by George Dennis, special effects by Paul Wanklin and video effects by Finn Ross.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018
Sheffield Theatres today announces casting for the regional premiere of Caryl's Churchill's, Love and Information. Caroline Steinbeis directs Debbie Chazen, Marian McLoughlin, Mercy Ojelade, Ciaran Owens, Ian Redford and Sule Rimi. The production opens at Sheffield Theatres Studio on Monday 2 July, with previews from the Friday 29 June, and runs until Saturday 14 July.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018
Victory Gardens Theater continues its 43rd season with the World Premiere of Lettie, written by Boo Killebrew and directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Lettie runs April 6 - May 6, 2018, with the press performance on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018
Ida's family is throwing her a birthday tea for her eighty-sixth birthday. Their efforts to be cheerful and make the event a success verge on the desperate. Ida is racked with pain and feels she has lived too long. As the painfully laboured celebrations go on, her third daughter Susan returns unexpectedly after an absence of 25 years. Tensions immediately flare between the sisters, whilst Ida struggles to recognise her.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017
The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, launches their 2017-2018 season with the New York premiere of Muswell Hill, a play by Torben Betts, in a co-production with The Pond Theatre Company. Directed by Shannon Patterson, the six-member cast features Jason Alan Carvell (War Horse), as Mat, Colleen Clinton (Proof) as Jess, Lily Dorment (Abigail's Party) as Karen, Richard Hollis (The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time) as Simon, John Pirkis ('Blue Bloods') as Tony, and Sarah Street (Abigail's Party) as Annie. The show opened Monday night, and you can check out photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017
The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co-Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, launches their 2017-2018 season with the New York premiere of Muswell Hill, a play by Torben Betts, in a co-production with The Pond Theatre Company.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017
Theatre Royal Bath Productions has today released production photography of Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party starring Amanda Abbington and directed by Sarah Esdaile. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic comedy, the production opened at Theatre Royal Bath and has its official opening night for press on Thursday 6 April at Oxford Playhouse before continuing on its UK Tour and to London's West End. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016
The Barrow Group, in association with The Pond Theatre Company, presents the first show of the 2016/17 season, ABIGAIL'S PARTY, written by Oscar nominee Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies). Directed by The Barrow Group Co-Artistic Director Lee Brock, ABIGAIL'S PARTY opened last night, November 14, at the TBG Theatre at The Barrow Group (312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor), for a limited run through Saturday, December 3, 2016, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016
The Barrow Group, in association with The Pond Theatre Company, presents the first show of the 2016/17 season, ABIGAIL'S PARTY, written by Oscar nominee Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies). Directed by The Barrow Group Co-Artistic Director Lee Brock, ABIGAIL'S PARTY opened last night, November 14, at the TBG Theatre for a limited run through Saturday, December 3, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 15, 2016
Yesterday, Tony and Emmy Award-winning production designer Derek McLane was the recipient of two Outstanding Production Design Emmy Award nominations for NBC's THE WIZ LIVE! and the 2015 ACADEMY AWARDS.
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016
The European premiere of Rex Pickett's acclaimed comedy SIDEWAYS opens tonight at St James Theatre, directed by David Grindley, for a limited run until July 9. The cast features Daniel WeymanÂ (Miles),Â Simon HarrisonÂ (Jack),Â Ellie PiercyÂ (Maya),Â Beth CordinglyÂ (Terra),Â Anne Kavanagh(Phyllis/Evelyn),Â Kirsten Hazel SmithÂ (Rosie/Victoria) andÂ Daniel BarryÂ (Chris/Daryl).
by Marianka Swain - May 30, 2016
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the arrival of the Hamptons' newest diva, with the world premiere ofÂ THE FORGOTTEN WOMAN, a new play byÂ Jonathan Tolins, directed byÂ Noah Himmelstein. The production starts tomorrow,Â May 31, and runs throughÂ June 19. There is a 'Pay What You Can' performance onÂ May 31Â with a limited amount of tickets available at the Box Office starting atÂ 11 amÂ that are based on a first-come, first-served basis.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015
The Old Vic announces the full cast joiningÂ Bertie CarvelÂ inRichard Jones' new production of THE HAIRY APE, the second production inÂ Matthew Warchus' opening season as Artistic Director. THE HAIRY APE opens on 29 October, with previews from 17 October, and will see The Old Vic theatre transformed back to its original proscenium arch layout.
by Walter McBride - Mar 10, 2015
Just last night, he New Group just honored Founding Artistic Director Scott Elliott and celebrated its 20th Anniversary season. Scott Elliott is an award-winning stage director, filmmaker and the founding Artistic Director of The New Group, where he recently directed the critically acclaimed revival of David Rabe's Sticks and Bones. At The New Group, he has directed world premieres by Thomas Bradshaw, Ayub Khan Din, Francine Volpe, Erika Sheffer and Tommy Nohilly; and the world premiere of the 2010 musical The Kid (Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical; Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award nominations for Outstanding Musical). Other credits include The New Group's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie starring Cynthia Nixon; David Rabe's Hurlyburly; and numerous collaborations with Ayub Khan Din, Wallace Shawn and Mike Leigh. Broadway credits include Present Laughter, Barefoot in the Park, The Threepenny Opera, The Women and Three Sisters. This spring at The New Group, he directs the world premiere of The Spoils, written by and featuring Jesse Eisenberg. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the gala below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014
The newly formed Equity Cole Theatre presents its inaugural production, Mike Leigh's Ecstasy, running August 21-September 28 in Old Town. An intensely naturalistic and darkly comic portrait of gloom and joy, violence and romance, Ecstasy is the story of six sharply drawn characters and their struggle against despair one evening in a run-down London flat.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014
Holes, written by award winning comedy writer Tom Basden,makes its London debut in the Arcola Tent for a strictly limited run from 16 July to 9 August 2014, with press night tomorrow, Tuesday 22 July, directed by Phillip Breen. This is the pair's first collaboration since their award-winning and internationally acclaimed production, Party (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Seymour Centre, Sydney, and Arts Theatre, London).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013
The newest tradition in Aurora is enjoying critically acclaimed, smash hit, 'Better than Broadway' musicals in the beautiful 1,888-seat Paramount Theatre in the heart of the city's growing downtown business district. Next, the Paramount wraps only the second season of itsself-produced Broadway musical series with the all-time family classic, Fiddler on the Roof. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012
The New Group presents the world premiere of An Early History of Fire, a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright David Rabe. Directed by Jo Bonney, this production features Gordon Clapp, Erin Darke, Jonny Orsini, Devin Ratray, Dennis Staroselsky, Theo Stockman and Claire van der Boom. Limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated April 5 - May 26 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). The official Opening Night was Monday, April 30 at 7:00 PM. Check out the after-party photos below featuing Meryle Streep and all the cast.