Trevor Nunn

Fiddler On The Roof

Fiddler On The Roof at the Playhouse Theatre

CATS

CATS at the London Palladium

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS returns to the London Palladium

SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE directed by TREVOR NUNN at the ST. JAMES THEATRE

David Gilmore, Artistic Director of the St. James Theatre, today announces the next production at the St. James Theatre. Scenes from a Marriage, written by Ingmar Bergman, adapted by Joanna Murray-Smith and directed by Trevor Nunn will run from 11 September to 09 November. The press night will take place on 16 September 2013, almost exactly one year since the theatre’s first press night, for Bully Boy by Sandi Toksvig, which took place on 18 September 2012.

Hal Prince happy with new Phantom touring show?

We would love to know how Hal Prince feels about Cameron Mackintosh’s new touring production of The Phantom of the Opera, celebrating the show’s 25th anniversary.

Full Casting Announced For Trevor Nunn’s production of The Lion In Winter

Joining Robert Lindsay (Henry II) and Joanna Lumley (Eleanor of Aquitane) in Trevor Nunn’s production of James Goldman’s The Lion in Winter are Tom Bateman (Richard), Sonya Cassidy (Alais), Joseph Drake (John), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Philip) and James Norton (Geoffrey). The Lion in Winter, produced by the Theatre Royal Haymarket Company, runs from 5 November 2011 – 28 January 2012, with press night on 15 November 2011. Set and costume designs are by Stephen Brimson Lewis with music by Steven Edis, sound by Paul Groothuis and video design by Ian William Galloway.

Full Casting Announced For Trevor Nunn’s produciton Of The Tempest

Joining Ralph Fiennes, who leads the company as Prospero in Trevor Nunn’s Theatre Royal Haymarket Company production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, are Nicholas Lyndhurst as Trinculo, Chris Andrew Mellon (Sebastian), Michael Benz (Ferdinand), Tom Byam Shaw (Ariel), Jim Creighton (Adrian), Ian Drysdale (Francisco), Elisabeth Hopper (Miranda), Andrew Jarvis (Gonzalo), James Simmons (Alonso), Giles Terera (Caliban), Julian Wadham (Antonio) and Clive Wood (Stephano) as well as Steven Butler, Eke Chukwu, Meline Danielewicz, Gisele Edwards, Hayley Ellenbrook , Grahame Fox, Charlie Hamblett, Jami Reid-Quarrell and Itxaso Moreno.

Joanna Lumley to return to the West End in The Lion in Winter?

Trevor Nunn will round-off his first year as artistic director of the Theatre Royal Haymarket with a new production of James Goldman’s 1966 play The Lion in Winter.

Joanna Lumley will star as Eleanor of Aquitaine in the period production, alongside Robert Lindsay as Henry II.

Last Chance To See The Critically Acclaimed Flare Path Directed By Trevor Nunn

The final performance of Trevor Nunn’s critically acclaimed production of Terence Rattigan’s Flare Path is on Saturday 11 June 2011. Flare Path, which opened on 14 March, recouped after 6 weeks, and was extended due to public demand, is the first production in Nunn’s role as Artistic Director of the Theatre Royal Haymarket. In Rattigan’s centenary year, Flare Path was the first of several major revivals of his plays in London and beyond, including Cause Célèbre at The Old Vic, a new film of The Deep Blue Sea, a season of his films at the BFI, a special display at the British Library, BBC radio productions and the publication of new editions of his work.

Opening this week: Blithe Spirit, Flare Path

Première’s this week in the West End include Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit starring Alison Steadman and Ruthie Henshall, Sienna Miller in Flare Path, Polly Rae in Hurly Burly, Matthew Kelly in Sign of the Times and the Olivier Awards this Sunday 13 March.

Sheridan Smith to return to West End

Legally Blonde’s Sheridan Smith and Rome’s James Purefoy will join Sienna Miller in Terence Rattigan’s Flare Path at the Theatre Royal Haymarket this March.

Sondheim’s Follies to return to West End?

Exciting news for Sondheim fans. Trevor Nunn is taking over as artistic director of the Theatre Royal Haymarket, and one of the muted productions for his first season is a revival of classic musical Follies.

Nunn directs Sienna Miller in Rattigan

Trevor Nunn will direct Hollywood actress Sienna Miller in a new revival of Terence Rattigan’s 1942 play Flare Path at the Theatre Royal Haymarket this spring.

Les Miserables, 25 today

Les Miserables celebrates its 25th birthday today, 8 October 2010

Opening This Week in the West End

It’s an eclectic bag of shows that are opening this week in the West End, as the autumn season of new shows begins apace. From Wonder Woman to Michael Gambon via Noel Coward and Sebastian Faulks, there’s something there for everyone.

Barricades at dawn

We are happy to hear that Nick Jonas, one third of global boyband Jonas Brothers and currently starring in Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre, is feeling the strain of doing 8 shows a week.

Les Miserables at the O2 Arena

This October the legendary musical Les Miserables will celebrate its 25th birthday. To mark the occasion, the show’s producer Cameron Mackintosh is staging an extraordinary one-off concert at the O2 Arena in London on Sunday 3 October.

Dave Willets cast in Aspects of Love

Musical theatre veteran Dave Willets has been cast as George in the new Menier Chocolate Factory production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love, directed by Trevor Nunn.

Theatre pieces: Hunter Parrish, August:Osage County, Chichester

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 …

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Transfer News: Night Music and Awakening

A Little Night Music After much speculation, Trevor Nunn’s critic-pleasing revival of A Little Night Music will wing its way across the river and into the Garrick Theatre from 28 March, replacing Zorro. Following the Menier Chocolate Factory’s sell out production of Stephen Sondheim’s lyrical musical, the talented and accomplished cast includes Hannah Waddingham as Desiree, Maureen Lipman as Madame Armfeldt, Alexander Hanson as Fredrik, Kelly Price as Countess Charlotte Malcolm and Jessie Buckley as Anne Egerman. Spring Awakening Also controversial and oh so hip musical Spring Awakening based on Frank Wedekind’s classic play, will transfer from the Lyric Hammersmith …

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