Russia, 1917. The Russian Revolution is around the corner. Vassa Zhelenova, a wealthy merchant, has everything: money, power, influence, family. But does she have a future? In a period in which "the houses were made of stone and the people from iron," Vassa is a larger than life woman who rules over the people around her, she is "tough and right," but the bourgeois values she is trying to preserve threaten to ruin her family.
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Theatre Breaking Through Barriers' BRECHT ON BRECHT Begins Tonight at at The Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre
October 19, 2021
Directed by Nicholas Viselli , with musical direction by Dionne McClaine-Freeney, BRECHT ON BRECHT will begin performance on October 19 and will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 28, 2021, running through November 20, 2021, at A.R.T./ NY Theatre ( 502 West 53rd Street, NYC).
Photos: Theater Breaking Through Barriers Presents BRECHT ON BRECHT
October 07, 2021
Theater Breaking Through Barriers, the only professional Off-Broadway theater company dedicated to advancing artists and developing audiences of people with disabilities, will return to Off-Broadway with the timeless revue – Brecht on Brecht.
Theater Breaking Through Barriers to Return to the Stage With BRECHT ON BRECHT
September 28, 2021
Theater Breaking Through Barriers will return Off-Broadway with Brecht on Brecht. Directed by Nicholas Viselli, with musical direction by Dionne McClaine-Freeney, BRECHT ON BRECHT will begin performance on October 19 and will celebrate its opening night on Thursday, October 28, 2021, running through November 20, 2021, at A.R.T./ NY Theatre.
Taron Egerton and Jonathan Bailey to Lead Marianne Elliott-Directed Play
September 23, 2021
Academy Award-nominee Taryn Edgerton will join Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey in Mike Bartlett's play Cock this spring on the West End.
London Theatre Runway Announces Return to Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre
September 07, 2021
London Theatre Runway has announced that they will be returning to Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre for another jam-packed programme! LTR is a non-competitive programme, where participants are encouraged to enhance their current talents, build on confidence and learn new skills, all whilst working with top industry professionals.
THE DANISH GIRL Will Have Workshop at New Theatre Peterborough Next Week
April 22, 2021
New Theatre Peterborough announce that they will be working with writers Katie Lam and Alex Parker and director Tinuke Craig to host a workshop of a new musical adaptation of The Danish Girl at the New Theatre Peterborough from 26th – 30th April.
Royal & Derngate Announces Four New Musicals for 2021
December 17, 2020
Royal & Derngate Northampton today announces that it will premiere a season of original musical theatre as part of its upcoming Made in Northampton 2021 season.
Headlong and Century Films Partner With BBC Arts On UNPRECEDENTED: REAL TIME THEATRE FROM A STATE OF ISOLATION
April 09, 2020
BBC Arts has joined award-winning theatre company Headlong and BAFTA winning Century Films, as broadcast partner for Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre from a State of Isolation, a series of short, digital plays written and performed in isolation, which will be broadcast across the nation during lockdown as part of Culture in Quarantine.
Papatango Theatre Company Announce New Monologues From Rachel De-Lahay and Anders Lustgarten
March 23, 2020
Papatango Theatre Company today announces that Isolated But Open Commissions - Voices From Across The Shutdown will now include two new monologues from award-winning writers Rachel De-Lahay and Anders Lustgarten, alongside ten monologues chosen anonymously from an open call-out.
Anne-Marie Duff Will Lead The World Premiere Of THE HOUSE OF SHADES
February 21, 2020
The Almeida Theatre announces that Anne-Marie Duff will play the role of Constance in the forthcoming World Premiere of Beth Steel's The House of Shades, directed by Blanche McIntyre.
Cast Announced For EVERYWOMAN at the Bunker
February 07, 2020
Imy Wyatt Corner today announces Jade Williams will perform Everywoman. The one-woman show, directed by Amelia Sears and written anonymously, opens on 18 February, with previews from 17 February and runs until 22 February.
HAMLET Gets Reimagined For Young Audiences At The National Theatre
February 07, 2020
Hamlet's dad is dead. His uncle has taken over the kingdom and married Hamlet's mum. The whole world feels like it's turned upside down.
Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For ALBION
January 02, 2020
Following a sell-out run in 2017, Albion returns to the Almeida for four weeks only.
New Script-Reading Company RoughHewn to Provide Dramaturgical Support for Playwrights
December 20, 2019
A new script-reading service has been set up to offer dramaturgical support to playwrights of all experience levels, providing a resource in short supply. Founded in 2019 by two directors and dramaturgs, Tamar Saphra and Tommo Fowler, RoughHewn work with writers to shape, focus and develop their plays.
Headlong Announces Jeremy Herrin's Last Season As Artistic Director – 2020/21
November 27, 2019
Today, Headlong have announced their programme for 2020/21, the final season under current Artistic Director, Jeremy Herrin.