Monday, April 14, 2014

Do the British care about privacy? by James Graham

After his hit political play This House, the playwright James Graham is looking at the erosion of our private lives in his upcoming piece for the Donmar Warehouse. Here he explains why

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Watch scenes from the Olivier-nominated Private Lives starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor video by Guardian Staff

Jonathan Kent's production of Noël Coward's classic comedy Private Lives for Chichester Festival theatre has been nominated for Olivier awards for best actress (Anna Chancellor) and best re…

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Noël Coward's Private Lives - Available now on Digital Theatre - Elyot and Amanda talk love by Digital Theatre

Noël Coward's Private Lives - Available now on Digital Theatre - Elyot and Amanda talk love Find out more at www.digitaltheatre.com/production/details/noel-coward-private-lives Th…

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Noël Coward's Private Lives - Available now on Digital Theatre - Elyot and Amanda meet by Digital Theatre

Noël Coward's Private Lives - Available now on Digital Theatre - Elyot and Amanda meet Find out more at www.digitaltheatre.com/production/details/noel-coward-private-lives The Chi…

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Private Lives Watchalong - 16th April 2014 by Digital Theatre

Private Lives Watchalong - 16th April 2014 Join audiences worldwide for the Private Lives Global Watchalong. Press play at 7pm BST and Tweet along using #PrivateLives. Download your produc…

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Private lives by Luke Harding

Playwright James Graham and artistic director Josie Rourke had been contemplating a play on the impact of the digital revolution and then Snowden came along. Luke Harding speaks to themWith…

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Win tickets to Noel Coward’s Private Lives, Tuesday, March 25 by Lorraine Treanor

DCTS has partnered with Angelika Mosaic Film Center in Fairfax, Virginia to offer you free tickets to the latest screenings of opera, ballet and theatre from around the world. We have 3 pair…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Blithe Spirit review: The play's the thing in a fine Noël Coward revival by Michael Billington

Gielgud, LondonAngela Lansbury is back on a London stage after nearly 40 years, but her presence has a faintly distorting effectGood as it is to see Angela Lansbury back on a London stage af…

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Olivier awards nominations see female directors outnumber men for first time

Maria Friedman, Susan Stroman and Lyndsey Turner do battle with the sole man, Richard Eyre, for the prestigious theatre gongFor the first 15 years of the Olivier theatre awards, between 1976…

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Olivier Nominations for 2014 Announced: Chocolate Factory & Merrily We Roll Along Lead the Pack by Broadway.com

The nominations for the 2014 Olivier Awards, the West End’s equivalent of Broadway’s Tonys, were announced March 10, with new musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the ac…

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Olivier awards 2014 – full nominations

The complete list of nominees for this year's Olivier awards, celebrating the best of British theatre, dance and opera• Michael Billington: Where are the great new plays?Best actorHenry Go…

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Olivier awards 2014: musicals lead nominations by Mark Brown

Small Almeida theatre is nominated in 10 categories, while women dominate best director nominations• Full list of nominations• Michael Billington: Where are the great new plays?One new m…

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Olivier awards 2014: where are the great new plays? by Michael Billington

Lucy Kirkwood's Chimerica stands head and shoulders above the other nominees. This year's lineup confirms that British theatre's current success lies more in interpretation than in original …

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

News: (Winnipeg) Royal MTC announces 2014-15 season (Press release) by The Charlebois Post

ROYAL MTC LAUNCHES 2014-2015 SEASONCabaret, The Heart of Robin Hood, Private Lives among stories that are set to delight and transform audiences   WINNIPEG, FEBRUARY 28, 2014 - Fro…

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Noël Coward's Private Lives - Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor - Digital Theatre by Digital Theatre

Noël Coward's Private Lives - Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor - Digital Theatre Watch the full production online now at http://bit.ly/1hrOg1v From: Digital Theatre Views…

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Perth Festival: Barking Gecko’s ONEFIVEZEROSEVEN by Cicely Binford

There is an average of 1507 things in the rooms of the 1200 young Australians that Barking Gecko profiled in their online platform The Generator Project, and it’s this number that playwrig…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

'Song At Twilight' Cast Talks About 'Outing' During Noel Coward's Era by Frank Rizzo

Mark Lamos, Brian Murray Reflect On Private Lives In Play At Hartford Stage Arguably, Noel Coward's most famous play is the witty still-in-love divorce comedy, "Private Lives."

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Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep to be Revived Off-Broadway, Starring Arnie Burton and Robert Sella by Broadway.com

Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep is to have a 30th anniversary revival starring Arnie Burton and Robert Sella. Directed by Everett Quinton, the show will run April 10 through M…

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Kenneth Tynan on demolishing Noël Coward – and then dining with him by Kenneth Tynan

In this extract originally published in the Observer on 1 April 1973 following Coward's death, Kenneth Tynan remembers a chance encounter with the playwrightExit a man with a talent to amuse…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Private Lives, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh: Crisp in its physicality and punctilious in its delivery, Private Lives at the Royal Lyceum brings out the full verve of Noel Coward's marvellous script…

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Private Lives – review by Mark Fisher

Royal Lyceum, EdinburghPerformances of a very high order bring Noël Coward's comedy about mismatched lovers to gutsy, excruciating lifeIt's the climactic scene, in which Noël Coward's mism…

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Tom Bateman & Lucy Briggs-Owen to Headline Shakespeare in Love in London's West End by Ryan Gilbert

Can you love a fool? Can you love a player? Can you love Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen as the lead roles of Will Shakespeare and Viola De Lesseps in the West End's Shakespeare in…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Save £5 on top price tickets to see Noël Coward's Fallen Angels

Jenny Seagrove and Sara Crowe star as best friends Julia and Jane, in a heavenly new production of Noël Coward's divine comedy classic. Our offer is valid at selected venues around the UKJe…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

The Mistress Contract – review by Michael Billington

Royal Court, LondonAbi Morgan's play is something of a romcom for the intellectual classes, though it's given a bit of zip by the two actorsAbi Morgan, who has had great success on TV with T…

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Friday, January 31, 2014

Audiences react to Digital Theatre's Private Lives by Digital Theatre

Audiences react to Digital Theatre's Private Lives Private Lives is being screened in UK cinemas from Thursday 6th February. You can buy tickets at http://bit.ly/1bTyAE1 The Digital Th…

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Private Lives, Melbourne Theatre Company – review by Alison Croggon

Melbourne Theatre Company's strong production of Noël Coward’s 1930s romantic comedy is all fun and games – with the darkest of subtextsAlison Croggon

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Features: Six of the best venues to see the Private Lives cinema screening next week

Watch the second production to be distributed as part of CinemaLive and Digital Theatre's West End Theatre Series

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

In a Word: Director Chris Robson on Freud's Last Session by The Charlebois Post

BelieversThe challenge in doing plays about actual people from history is to balance the information with the inspiration.by Gaëtan L. CharleboisChris Robson is a UBC graduate with an MFA i…

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Donmar Warehouse extends Coriolanus run – using ticket ballot by Matt Trueman

Access to tickets for extra performances of acclaimed production starring Tom Hiddleston will be determined by online drawTheatregoers will get one last chance to catch Tom Hiddleston's crit…

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

In a Word... Amanda Barker and David Krolik on Release the Stars (Next Stage) by The Charlebois Post

When Next Stage is truly the next stageThe creators of the Fringe surprise Release the Stars on the play, the Quaids and evolutionby Gaëtan L. CharleboisAmanda Barker is a Canadian Comedy A…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Full Cast Announced for West End's Blithe Spirit, Starring Tony Winner Angela Lansbury by Broadway.com

The full cast has been announced for the London revival of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, starring British Tony winner Dame Angela Lansbury. She will be joined by Simon Jo…

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