23 March, 2017 - 1 year ago
Waleed Elgadi opens in the RSC's Rome Season in Stratford-Upon-Avon, prior to a London transfer.
This season leads with four of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays, set in and around ancient Rome.
begins the season, with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence in a race to claim the empire, after the all-conquering Caesar returns from war.
Next is Antony & Cleopatra
. Following Caesar’s assassination and his own rise to power, Mark Antony chooses a life of decadent
1 December, 2016 - 1 year ago
It's Press Night of The RSC's production of The Seven Acts of Mercy
tonight at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, with Lena Kaur as Donna.
Naples, 1606. Inside an unfinished church, a painting is emerging from the darkness. The Seven Acts of Mercy
is Caravaggio’s masterpiece - and his first painting since he killed a man and fled Rome. As the artist works, he is fuelled by anger, self-loathing and his driving need to create a work that speaks of compassion
28 November, 2016 - 1 year ago
Tonight is the UK premiere of The Weekend Movie
in Leicester Square, starring Sainou's Percelle Ascott
, Dee Kaate
, and Joivan Wade
(aka YouTube stars Mandem On The Wall).
Lifelong friends Derrick (Joivan), Malcolm (Percelle) and Tyler (Dee) accidentally come across £100,000. They embark on a hilarious spending spree, splashing the cash on expensive haircuts, new threads, a Range Rover and the party to end all parties: The Weekend to end all weekends. But the money belongs to
23 November, 2016 - 1 year ago
Home Theatre Manchester presents Ghosts
which opens to the press this evening starring William Travis as Jacob.
The Olivier Award winning Polly Findlay directs this new production of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, Ghosts
It tells the story of a woman who’s spent years creating the illusion of a happy marriage to a successful, charming man. Long after his death, she is still trapped by the emotional after-effects of the truth – that he was a serial adulterer and a reckless alcoholic.
14 November, 2016 - 1 year ago
The Original London cast of School of Rock
open to the press this evening with Sainou's Michelle Francis as Mrs Williams.
The show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. The production is directed by Laurence Connor.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production plays at the New London Theatre.
School of Rock
- The Musical is based on the film of the same name which originally starred Jack Black and follows a failed, wannabe
2 November, 2016 - 1 year ago
Dimitri Gripari makes his professional debut tonight in Breaking The Code
at the Royal Exchange in Manchester. He will play the duel roles of Christopher Morcom and Nikos in Robert Hastie's new production.
In the leafy surroundings of Bletchley Park at the height of the Second World War, a brilliant young mathematician called Alan Turing was working away at a problem. The creation of a machine. A machine that would crack the German Enigma code and win Britain the war.
26 October, 2016 - 1 year ago
The National Theatre presents Amadeus
which opens to the press this evening starring Sarah Amankwah as Venticello.
Peter Shaffer’s iconic play had its premiere at the National Theatre in 1979, winning multiple Olivier and Tony awards before being adapted into an Academy Award-winning film.
This new production is directed by Michael Longhurst (Constellations, The World of Extreme Happiness)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a rowdy young prodigy who arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, Court Composer Antonio Salieri
25 October, 2016 - 1 year ago
Femi Elufowoju, Jr Directs The Hotel Cerise
which opens to the press at The Theatre Royal Stratford East this evening.
As America's first black president ends his eight years in office - Anita Mountjoy risks losing her family's beloved hotel and cherry orchard, where Martin Luther King rested and Miles Davis played. Are the family keepers of this proud history, or simply trapped by its ghosts? Can 'the audacity of hope' survive?
Bonnie Greer's new play is set in and
25 October, 2016 - 1 year ago
Tristram Wymark opens to the press in the UK Première of The Exorcist
tonight at The Birmingham Repertory Theatre. He plays the role of Burke.
When the medical profession fails to provide answers to young Regan's strange symptoms her desperate mother Chris turns to a local priest for help. But before Father Damian can tackle what's before him, he must overcome his own shaken beliefs, as this fight is for more than just one girl's soul…
Inspired by true events, the two
3 October, 2016 - 1 year ago
Tonight marks the press night of No's Knife
at The Old Vic, in which Lucy Hind is movement director.
A selection of Samuel Beckett’s Texts For Nothing
Conceived and performed by Lisa Dwan
‘Where would I go, if I could go, who would I be, if I could be, what would I say, if I had a voice, who says this, saying it’s me?’
A lone figure. A voice searching in the dark for who it is and why it speaks. Lisa Dwan offers