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Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone announces the Spring 2015 season.
Casting is announced for the Royal Court production of Roald Dahl’s The Twits.
Interview with costume supervisor Jackie Orton
Win a pair of tickets to How to Hold Your Breath at The Royal Court Theatre
Headlong and Royal Court thriller The Nether to transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre
How to Hold Your Breath by Zinnie Harris at the Royal Court Theatre
Liberian Girl by Diana Nneka Atuona at the Royal Court Theatre
John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne’s new play HOPE at the Royal Court.
God Bless The Child by Molly Davies at the Royal Court Theatre
2071 by Duncan Macmillan and Chris Rapley at the Royal Court Theatre
The Wolf From the Door by Rory Mullarkey at the Royal Court Theatre
Roald Dahl’s much-loved children’s tale The Twits is brought to the Royal Court stage, directed by John Tiffany.
Teh Internet Is Serious Business at the Royal Court Theatre is a fascinating fictional account inspired by the true story of the Anonymous and LulzSec hacktivists.
The Royal Court’s retired cat Osbourne has passed away
Vicky Featherstone announces her first season as Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre today (Monday 8 July).
Winners of the 2013 Olivier Awards announced. The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time scoops 7 awards at this year’s Olivier Awards.
Clive Hirschhorn reviews Bruce Norris’s new play The Low Road at the Royal Court Theatre
Royal Court Theatre: Spring-Summer 2013 Season
Rafe Spall (Prometheus) and Sally Hawkins (Made in Dagenham) star in the West End transfer of the Royal Court Theatre’s hit play Constellations by Nick Payne, for a strictly limited season at the Duke of York’s Theatre.
Ian Rickson’s Royal Court Theatre production of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem will return to London’s West End for a strictly limited 14 week engagement hot on the heels of a triumphant Broadway run. Mark Rylance will reprise his Olivier and Tony award-wining performance as Johnny “Rooster” Byron, directed by Ian Rickson. Previewing at the Apollo Theatre from 8 October 2011, with press night on 17 October, Jerusalem is booking until 14 January 2012. Designs are by Ultz, with lighting by Mimi Jordan Sherin, sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph and music by Stephen Warbeck. Jerusalem is produced in the West End by Royal Court Theatre Productions and by Sonia Friedman Productions.
Mark Rylance returns to London following his triumphant, Tony Award-winning run as hellraiser Johnny Byron in Jez Butteworth’s acclaimed play Jerusalem, directed by Ian Rickson. Also starring Mackenzie Crook.
I’m happy to see that Phoebe Fox is featured in Screen International’s annual Stars of Tomorrow report this week.
Dominic Cooke’s revival of Arnold Wesker’s play Chicken Soup with Barley will extend for an extra week until Saturday 16 July at the Royal Court Theatre in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.
The American Theatre Wing’s 2011 Tony Award nominations were announced today, Tuesday 3 May 2011. The nominations were presented by Matthew Broderick and Anika Noni Rose from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center in New York.
The cast has been announced for Dominic Cooke’s revival of Arnold Wesker’s seminal play Chicken Soup with Barley, which returns to the Royal Court Theatre in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs from 2 June (press night 7 June).
Bruce Norris’s drama Clybourne Park, which was staged at the Royal Court theatre last year and is currently playing at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London, has won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
The Acid Test by Anya Reiss is the next play to open in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs from 13 May (press night 23 May) with a cast including Phoebe Fox, Vanessa Kirby, Denis Lawson and Lydia Wilson.
Save £11 on tickets to CLYBOURNE PARK at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London
In a star-studded awards ceremony last night, Sunday 13 March, at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, the Society of London Theatre held their 35th annual theatre awards ceremony.
Clybourne Park – Reviews Round-up
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.
New shows coming to London this week include The Children’s Hour at the Comedy Theatre starring Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss; the Royal Court’s award-winning Clybourne Park to the Wyndham’s Theatre; and Will & Grace star Leslie Jordan in his Trip Down the Pink Carpet.
Jason Watkins drops out of Clybourne Park; Stephen Campbell Moore to take over
Royal Court Theatre Celebrates 15 Years Of International Work With International Playwrights Season
Sheridan Smith and Elena Roger head-to-head for Evening Standard Theatre Awards
Winner of Best New Play at the 2011 Olivier Awards, the Royal Court transfers Bruce Norris’ satirical comedy Clybourne Park to the Wyndham’s Theatre for a strictly limited run, staring Sophie Thompson.
The annual Tony Awards will be announced tonight, Sunday 13 June 2010, at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
Save £11 on tickets to see Enron at the Noel Coward Theatre in London
The UK’s Menier Chocolate Factory has scored another hit with its production of La Cage Aux Folles – this time on Broadway.
Review of POSH at the Royal Court Theatre in London
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.
Last night at a star-studded ceremony at the Royal Opera House, the 55th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards recognised a host of London theatre productions and talent.
Review of Enron at the Royal Court Theatre in London
After Gareth Gates, do we have a new Joseph? Gareth Gates seems to be doing a fine job in Joseph at the Adelphi Theatre – at least if comments on the westendtheatre blog are anything to go by. Whilst musing on Spring Awakening’s demise on Broadway, we turn our attention to Hunter Parrish – pot smoking star of TV’s Weeds – who recently played the lead role of Melchior on Broadway. Well known for his love of all things theatrical, in a recent interview he said: “I want them to bring back Joseph [and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat]. If anyone …
Writer Lucy Prebble Well not quite “the musical” but it would be fabulous! Ridiculously young and talented playwright Lucy Prebble (creator of the Secret Diary of a Call Girl TV series) is turning the infamous American corporate scandal into a new play, which also promises music, movement and video. This could all go so easily wrong if it wasn’t that man of the moment Rupert Goold (Oliver!), teaming up again with Oliver! designer Anthony Ward, is at the helm. Promising to cast new light on the scandal, the play opens at the Royal Court Theatre in September. BOOK TICKETS TO …
If theatre mirrors life then you would expect 2009 to be a bad year for the performing arts in London: economic downturns and credit crunches sound like gloomy news for our discretionary entertainment spending. But West End theatre box office figures have kept on going up in recent years, and the huge number of new productions sailing into town during 2009 could mean that Theatreland manages to buck the trend. THE GREAT REVIVAL The RSC, National Theatre, Donmar and Old Vic dominated straight drama in the West End in 2008, and they haven’t finished yet. Big hitters coming to …