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Out of Joint Co-Director, Kate Wasserberg, Interview: “I want to work with new people and I want to open doors.”

Kate Wasserberg’s new job as co-Artistic Director of Out of Joint sees her joining founder Max Stafford-Clark to helm the company. Out of Joint have performed in six continents and co-produced with leading theatres globally, led from the start by Stafford-Clark.  So, how will the new management structure work? “Max was very central to the recruitment process and we had really honest conversations about the fact that I […]

Casting announced for THE NORMAN CONQUESTS, to be staged in the round at Chichester Festival Theatre

The cast has been announced for Alan Ayckbourn’s trilogy THE NORMAN CONQUESTS, which – in a first for Chichester Festival Theatre – will be staged in-the-round. Forming the ensemble company for Blanche McIntyre’s production, which runs from 18 September – 28 October, areJonathan Broadbent, Trystan Gravelle, Sarah Hadland, John Hollingworth, Hattie Ladbury and Jemima Rooper. This will be the Festival Theatre’s first ever ‘in-the-round’ production. […]

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COMPETITION: Win 2 x NT LIVE Broadcast tickets to Angels in America parts 1 & 2

Attention: win 2 x tickets to NT Live Broadcast of Angels in America Part One: Millenium Approaches (July 20) & Part 2: Perestroika (July 27) Every day’s an adventure here at mrcarlwoodward.com. *thumbs up emoji* Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Russell Tovey and Nathan Lane star in Marianne Elliott’s sublime production, is currently enjoying a sold […]

USA Premiere – Dates and Casting announced for Matthew Bourne’s Production of THE RED SHOES

New Adventures are delighted to announce North American tour dates and casting for Matthew Bourne’sdouble OLIVIER AWARD winning production of THE RED SHOES. The production will make its American debut as part of a World Premiere tour, starting at the Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles on Friday 15 September 2017; and continuing to the Kennedy Center, Washington DC; Blumenthal Performing Arts, Charlotte andNew York City Center. […]

Headlong announces Lisa Dwyer Hogg as Emma in People Places and Things UK Tour

Jeremy Herrin will direct Lisa Dwyer Hogg as Emma in the much anticipated UK revival of Duncan Macmillan’s highly acclaimed People Places & Things.  Following a critically-acclaimed, sold-out season at the National Theatre and in London’s West End, People, Places & Things will embark on a major UK tour this autumn for Headlong in a co-production with the National Theatre, HOME and […]

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Dramaturg, Tom Lyons, Queer Theatre at the National Theatre. Interview: “Culture is fundamentally connected to LGBT+ history as a motivator of change and as a response to political change.”

The National Theatre is marking the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales by staging its first Queer Theatre event series. A group of world class creatives are examining how theatre has charted the LGBT+ experience through a series of rehearsed readings and post-show discussions in the Lyttelton Theatre. But this […]

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Alright, theatre needs a kick up the arse

Most of the West End and supporting media is populated by the manliest men with manliest tastes, who only produce or consider the existence of theatre because they need to tick boxes and make what they perceive to be easy cash. No wonder so much theatre is so joyless. It got me thinking… You see […]

Classic Spring announces a year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre from October 2017 

Classic Spring announces a year-long celebration of Oscar Wilde at the Vaudeville Theatre from October 2017 Four social comedies to be staged in a year-long season Dominic Dromgoole to direct A Woman of No Importance Kathy Burke to direct Lady Windermere’s Fan Olivier Award-winner Eve Best to star in A Woman of No Importance The Selfish Giant, a […]