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Nominations for the 68th annual Tony Awards were announced today in New York.
A round-up of news on Broadway including Hugh Jackman and Daniel Radcliffe
SARAH GREENE in The Cripple of Inishmaan
DANIEL RADCLIFFE in The Cripple of Inishmaan
Michael Grandage has announced the final casting for his production of Peter and Alice, a new play by John Logan that forms part of his season of plays at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Today full casting is announced for Peter and Alice – John Logan’s new play which continues the Michael Grandage Company Season at the Noel Coward Theatre. Joining Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw are Olly Alexander, Ruby Bentall, Stefano Braschi, Nicholas Farrell and Derek Riddell. The production follows the critically acclaimed Privates on Parade, and opens on 25 March, with previews from 9 March, and runs until 1 June 2013.
Rehearsal photos of Privates on Parade starring Simon Russell Beale at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Following his hugely successful 10 year reign at the Donmar Warehouse in London, award-winning director Michael Grandage is setting up shop at the Noel Coward Theatre in the West End for a 15 month run of plays, starring some of the biggest names in British theatre.
Daniel Radcliffe stars in Martin McDonagh’s comic masterpiece set in rural Ireland, directed by Michael Grandage as part of his new season at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Simon Russell Beale plays the cross-dressing Captain Dennis whose performances of Marlene Dietrich, Vera Lynn and Carmen Miranda form the centrepiece of Peter Nichols’ award-winning comedy set against the murderous backdrop of the Malaysian campaign at the end of the Second World War.
Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw star in John Logan’s remarkable new play about the moment when Alice Liddell Hargreaves met Peter Llewelyn Davies at the opening of a Lewis Carroll exhibition in 1932, as the original Alice in Wonderland came face to face with the original Peter Pan. Part of the Michael Grandage Company season at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Award-winning actor Jude Law and acclaimed director Michael Grandage continue their collaboration following Hamlet and Anna Christie with Law playing Shakespeare’s Henry V in a brand new production at the Noel Coward Theatre as part of the Michael Grandage Company season.
Michael Grandage directs Sheridan Smith as Titania and David Walliams as Bottom in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream, at the Noel Coward Theatre as part of the Michael Grandage Company season.
James Bierman and Michael Grandage launch their new company with a season of plays at the Noel Coward Theatre spanning 15 months from December 2012 to February 2014
British Theatre is on a roll over in New York as a number of high-profile West End transfers make their way to Broadway this Spring, including Michael Grandage’s production of Evita starring Ricky Martin, Nicholas Hytner’s One Man, Two Guvnors starring James Corden, End of the Rainbow with Tracie Bennett as Judy Garland, and Ghost The Musical starring its London cast of Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy.
Rumours of Jesus Christ Superstar returning to London
The 57th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards were announced last night at a glittering ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in London.
Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway production of Evita, which starts previews on 12 March 2012 at the Marquis Theatre in New York.
As Michael Grandage ends his 10 year stewardship as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, he’s certainly going out with a bang. In a final season that includes some big names, including Jude Law, Ruth Wilson, Douglas Hodge, Karen Gillan and Eddie Redmayne, it’s Law and Wilson up first in a new production of Eugene O’Neill’s Anna Christie (until 8 October 2011).
The Donmar Warehouse in London has named Josie Rourke as the new artistic director of the successful Covent Garden venue. She will take over from Michael Grandage at the beginning of 2012.
A great big sigh of irritation that the BBC has scheduled Michael Grandage’s radio version of his acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of The Chalk Garden at the same time as the Oliviers. Yes I know that those with computers can also listen later on BBC iPlayer, but both deserve exciting live listening me thinks.
Bruce Norris’s new play Clybourne Park, produced by the Royal Court last year and transferring to the Wyndham’s Theatre from 28 January, has scooped two major best new play awards.
THE CRITICS’ CIRCLE THEATRE AWARDS – WINNERS 2010
Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Grandage announces his final season, starring Jude Law, Ruth Wilson, Douglas Hodge and Eddie Redmayne.
Artistic Director Michael Grandage Announces His Farewell Season At Donmar Warehouse: Ruth Wilson, Jude Law, Douglas Hodge And Eddie Redmayne Return To The Donmar For Grandage’s Final Productions
This week’s new West End shows include Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, the RSC’s winter season at the Roundhouse and Tom Hollander in A Flea in her Ear at the Old Vic.
EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS – SHORTLIST 2010
Who will be the next artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse following Michael Grandage’s exit in 2011?
This year’s London Evening Standard Theatre Awards long-list of nominees has been announced.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS – NOMINEES 2010
Into The Woods closes and Passion opens
Don’t miss this excellent new series on BBC Radio 2 all about the musical. The eight part series started on Monday, 6 September 2010, at 10pm UK time (listen again here) and each week will cover a different aspect of the world of musical theatre and its 80 year history.
The Donmar Warehouse in London has announced its 2011 season, including a revival of Harold Pinter’s Moonlight, the UK premiere of Broadway musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Beeand Felicity Jones in Schiller’s Luise Miller.
ELENA ROGER in Passion
OLIVIER AWARDS – Best Director Winners
The annual Tony Awards will be announced tonight, Sunday 13 June 2010, at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Ricky Martin and Elena Roger to star in EVITA on Broadway
The UK’s Menier Chocolate Factory has scored another hit with its production of La Cage Aux Folles – this time on Broadway.
The Stage 100, the entertainment newspaper’s annual list of the 100 most powerful people in UK theatre, has placed Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire, joint chief executives of Ambassador Theatre Group, in first place.
It was a good night for Shakespeare yesterday at the Whatsonstage Theatregoers Choice awards, held at the Prince of Wales theatre in London. There were a number of awards for the Donmar’s Othello, including Best Shakespearan production, best director for Michael Grandage and best supporting actor for Tom Hiddleston. Also the RSC’s Hamlet received gongs for best regional production and theatre event of the year – to celebrate David Tennant’s performance and return to the stage. As is often the case with awards chosen by the public, the spread of shows and talent was very wide, ranging from awards for …
South Bank Show Awards 2001
The Chalk Garden at the Donmar Warehouse – review