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Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in UK Regional

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
Michael Morpurgo to Make Guest Appearance at BARNFEST OUTDOOR THEATRE FESTIVAL Photo Michael Morpurgo to Make Guest Appearance at BARNFEST OUTDOOR THEATRE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in UK Regional

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester have announced internationally best-selling author Michael Morpurgo will make a guest appearance at BarnFest - Outdoor Theatre Festival for a post-show Q&A session following the opening night performance of Simon Reade's play adaptation of his modern classic Private Peaceful on 17 August.
Abdul Shayek Announced as New Artistic Director of Tara Arts Photo Abdul Shayek Announced as New Artistic Director of Tara Arts
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in UK Regional

Tara Arts' Board of Trustees today announce the appointment of Abdul Shayek as the new Artistic Director & Joint CEO.
Little Angel Theatre To Broadcast Two New Productions This August Photo Little Angel Theatre To Broadcast Two New Productions This August
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in UK Regional

Little Angel Theatre have announced the next two productions in their digital Puppetry Sofa Series: Flyboy and the Robot by Matthew Robins, and an adaptation of Ross Collinsa??s Therea??s A Bear On My Chair by Toby Olié.
Little Angel Theatre Runs Storytelling Competition For Children Photo Little Angel Theatre Runs Storytelling Competition For Children
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in UK Regional

Little Angel Theatre will be running a competition over the summer holidays for children to come up with an ending to writer and puppeteer Samantha Sutherlanda??s story, The Adventures of Oop and Imm and have it made into an online puppetry show.
Reading Fringe Digital Reaches 10,000 Households Photo Reading Fringe Digital Reaches 10,000 Households
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in UK Regional

Reading Fringe Festival has committed to retaining a digital dimension going forward, after its first-ever online festival reached 10,000 households - with most events available to stream for another month.
Poets Team Up With the Stephen Joseph Theatre to Present Three Short Films Showc Photo Poets Team Up With the Stephen Joseph Theatre to Present Three Short Films Showcasing Their Work
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in UK Regional

Nine leading UK poets have teamed up with Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre to present three short films showcasing their work.
The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Announces Postponement of its Pantomime, JACK AN Photo The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury Announces Postponement of its Pantomime, JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in UK Regional

The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury has announced today that its pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk will be postponed until 2021.
Plymouth Fringe to Present Month-Long Festival of Online Performances Photo Plymouth Fringe to Present Month-Long Festival of Online Performances
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in UK Regional

Throughout August 2020, Plymouth Fringe Festival will be presenting a series of live-streamed performances showcasing some of the far South West's most exciting theatre-makers, comedians, poets, dancers and live performance artists.
Steve N Allen And Erich McElroy Are 'Comics Solving Problems' At The Online Free Photo Steve N Allen And Erich McElroy Are 'Comics Solving Problems' At The Online Free Fringe Fest
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in UK Regional

There are loads of problems in the world. The news is full of them. Our lives are full of them. Comedians Steve N Allen (The Mash Report) and Erich McElroy (GMB, Sky News, Newsnight) are here to help with Comics Solving Problems, the topical comedy show live from their spare rooms.
Spun Glass Theatre Releases Theatre Search Early In Response To COVID-19 Photo Spun Glass Theatre Releases Theatre Search Early In Response To COVID-19
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in UK Regional

Acomprehensive free resource for producers, freelancers and theatre companies to aid the recovery of the performing arts, Theatre Search will be published on Monday 3rd August 2020.
The Show Must Go Online Announce Full Cast For Livestreamed Reading Of AS YOU L Photo The Show Must Go Online Announce Full Cast For Livestreamed Reading Of AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in UK Regional

Two-time OnComm award-winning, The Show Must Go Online, the global digital theatre movement producing live performances of the chronology of Shakespeare's plays weekly, today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed performed reading of William Shakespeare's As You Like It.
ArtsEd Welcomes Staff to Schools of Acting & Musical Theatre Photo ArtsEd Welcomes Staff to Schools of Acting & Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in UK Regional

ArtsEd has announced new appointments to its staff. In September, the School of Acting will welcome Steven Kavuma as Foundation Acting Course Leader and Gabrielle Nimo as Head of Movement.
Photo Flash: Northern Stage Brings Music to People's Doorsteps Photo Photo Flash: Northern Stage Brings Music to People's Doorsteps
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020 in UK Regional

While the theatre remains closed, Northern Stage is taking the show on the road this summer with a pop up music programme for residents on the Byker estate in Newcastle.
New British Musical SAVING GRACE to Begin Workshops Next Week Photo New British Musical SAVING GRACE to Begin Workshops Next Week
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2020 in UK Regional

An award-winning team are beginning readings and workshops of a brand new British musical next week.
Hundred Acre Productions With Dan & Laura Curtis Support Graduating Students in Photo Hundred Acre Productions With Dan & Laura Curtis Support Graduating Students in SHOWCASE
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2020 in UK Regional

Hundred Acre Productions will present 'Showcase' a series of online concerts with the music of Dan & Laura Curtis.
BWW Interview: Vikki Stone and Natasha J Barnes Chat FUNNY GALS at BarnFest, Cir Photo Vikki Stone and Natasha J Barnes Chat FUNNY GALS
by Fiona Scott on August 01, 2020 in UK Regional

Award-winning comedy performer Vikki Stone and West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes teamed up during lockdown. They crafted a revue of the funniest comedy songs in musical theatre for female performers. The show, Funny Gals, will make its debut at the BarnFest, the Barn Theatre's premiere outdoor festival in Cirencester. We spoke to them about the show, wild swimming and returning to performing for live audiences.
The Women's Prize for Playwriting Announces Longlist Photo The Women's Prize for Playwriting Announces Longlist
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in UK Regional

The Women's Prize for Playwriting has announced their longlist of writers. 1,169 submissions to the Prize were received.
Phoenix Arts Club Responds to the Government's Decision to Postpone Opening Perf Photo Phoenix Arts Club Responds to the Government's Decision to Postpone Opening Performance Venues
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in UK Regional

Following the government announcement today that the opening of live performance venues in the UK will be delayed due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, Ken Wright, Managing Director of  Phoenix Arts Club has released a statement:
Crazy Coqs Announced August and September Programme of Live and Live-Streamed Sh Photo Crazy Coqs Announced August and September Programme of Live and Live-Streamed Shows
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in UK Regional

Crazy Coqs, Sohoa??s unique live entertainment venue within the Brasserie Zédel complex, announces a new limited August programme and a full September programme, offering both live shows and live-streamed shows.
Shobana Jeyasingh Launches a Dance Installation On Pandemic - Contagion Photo Shobana Jeyasingh Launches a Dance Installation On Pandemic - Contagion
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in UK Regional

This August Shobana Jeyasingh Dance presents two different versions of the intense and moving Contagion, co-commissioned by 14 a?" 18 NOW to commemorate the centenary of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.
Royal Court Theatre Announces New Pop-Up Bar & Cafe, Court In The Square, To Ope Photo Royal Court Theatre Announces New Pop-Up Bar & Cafe, Court In The Square, To Open This Friday
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in UK Regional

Throughout the summer, the Royal Court Theatre's new Bar & Café is popping up in the middle of Sloane Square.
Camden Oktoberfest Reveal London's First Post-Lockdown Oktoberfest Celebrations Photo Camden Oktoberfest Reveal London's First Post-Lockdown Oktoberfest Celebrations With Safety Precautions
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in UK Regional

 Across the first four Saturdays in October 2020, the unmissable Camden Oktoberfest returns once again to prove itself the most complete, the most considered and the coolest celebration of the famous Bavarian beer festival.
 Creamfields Announce More Acts For 2021 Edition Photo Creamfields Announce More Acts For 2021 Edition
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in UK Regional

Creamfields continues to tease fans as they've just unleashed more names for their 2021 edition.
Yellow Earth Theatre Announces Recipients Of The Professional Writers Programme Photo Yellow Earth Theatre Announces Recipients Of The Professional Writers Programme Commission
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in UK Regional

Yellow Earth Theatre today announces that Rogelio Braga, Lao Lee, Nemo Martin and Marie Yan have been awarded £2000 seed commissions to develop new plays as part of the Professional Writers Programme 2020-22.