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Friday, May 12, 2023

Jeremy Strong to follow Succession with a return to Broadway by Associated Press and Agencies

The actor will head up an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 play An Enemy of the People once the hit HBO drama has ended Jeremy Strong is going from a corporate boardroom on TV to a whistl…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:08PM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Paul O’Grady, TV presenter and comedian, dies aged 67 by Sian Cain and Agencies

Partner announces ‘unexpected but peaceful’ death of personality who fronted Blind Date, Blankety Blank and was known for his drag persona Lily Savage Paul O’Grady, the beloved TV pres…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:06AM
Monday, May 2, 2022

Russia’s Bolshoi theatre cancels shows by directors who spoke out over Ukraine by Staff and Agencies

Moscow venue drops Timofey Kulyabin’s opera Don Pasquale and Kirill Serebrennikov’s ballet Nureyev Russia-Ukraine war: latest updates Russia’s Bolshoi theatre has upset opera and balle…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:12PM
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Ex-English National Ballet dancer convicted of sexually abusing young students by Ben Quinn and Agencies

Yat-Sen Chang is told he faces long jail term after jury finds him guilty of 13 sexual offences against four teenagers A revered former English National Ballet (ENB) principal dancer faces a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12PM
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber: 'We have to get arts sector back open' by Helen Pidd and Agencies

Impresario warns theatres at point of no return as Royal Albert Hall appeals for £20m to help weather Covid Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Andrew Lloyd We…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:24AM
Monday, July 6, 2020

Nick Cordero: Broadway star dies aged 41 of coronavirus complications by Staff and Agencies

Tony-nominated actor spent more than 90 days in hospital and had his right leg amputated The Tony award-nominated Broadway actor Nick Cordero, who starred in hit musicals including Waitress…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:48AM
Friday, June 21, 2019

Sir Mark Rylance quits Royal Shakespeare Company in protest over BP sponsorship by Staff and Agencies, Staff and Agencies

Oscar-winning actor calls on RSC to set a positive example for the future of arts sponsorship

SOURCE: The Independent at 10:18PM
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Guardian theatre critics are UK's best, says the Stage by Staff and Agencies

Industry insiders vote Guardian writers Michael Billington and Lyn Gardner top theatre critics in the UKA survey by British entertainment industry bible the Stage has voted the Guardian's tw…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:18AM
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Jennifer Saunders returns to West End stage in Lady Windermere's Fan by Staff and Agencies

The Absolutely Fabulous star will play the Duchess of Berwick in a production of the Oscar Wilde comedy directed by Kathy BurkeJennifer Saunders is to return to the West End stage for the fi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:48AM
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Theatre company 'will not be silenced' after tyres slashed during play about gay couple by Staff and Agencies

Cars of cast, crew and audience members targeted during a performance Holding the Man on Sydney’s north shoreA theatre company says it “will not be silenced” after members of the cast,…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:48PM
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Russian court puts theatre director under house arrest by Shaun Walker and Agencies

Kirill Serebrennikov is accused of embezzling £900,000, but supporters say he is victim of crackdown on dissentA court in Moscow has put a widely revered Russian theatre director under hous…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:12AM
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Amy Schumer to make Broadway debut in Steve Martin play by Staff and Agencies

Comedian Keegan-Michael Key will join Schumer in Martin’s ‘loopy’ marital satire Meteor Shower, which opens 1 NovemberAmy Schumer is to make her Broadway theatre debut this autumn in a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:24AM
Saturday, July 8, 2017

Shock as Bolshoi cancels world premiere of Nureyev ballet by Guardian Staff and Agencies

Move comes after outspoken director was questioned in a high-profile criminal investigation that supporters claim is politically motivatedRussia’s Bolshoi theatre has announced the cancell…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:12PM
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Phone call delays play for Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig on Broadway by Staff and Agencies

New York preview of A Steady Rain, starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig, is interrupted by a mobile ringtone, leading actors to ad-lib in characterRichard Griffiths ordered its owner out o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:48PM
Friday, September 16, 2016

Benjamin Millepied resigns from Paris Opera Ballet by Angelique Chrisafis In Paris and Agencies

Black Swan choreographer, who took over France’s prestigious ballet company in 2014, has quit for ‘personal reasons’Star choreographer Benjamin Millepied has announced his resignation …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:35AM
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Hamilton musical names its new Broadway stars by Staff and Agencies

Brandon Victor Dixon and Lexi Lawson are taking over roles in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony award-winning showThe ground-breaking American stage musical Hamilton, winner of 11 Tony awards and …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:22PM
Thursday, June 23, 2016

Hamilton documentary to feature unseen footage of original cast performance by Steph Harmon and Agencies

The sold-out hit Broadway musical gets a cast shakeup after three leads leave next month – but an upcoming PBS film will give fans a taste of the original castTime has nearly run out to se…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:25PM
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

200 items from Joan Rivers's New York penthouse to go up for auction by Ellen Brait and Agencies

The items for sale, which range from $500 to $200,000, include Cartier jewels, and a custom engraved Tiffany’s water bowl used by Rivers’s dog SpikeThis summer fans will be able to purch…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:27AM
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

US promotes gay rights at United Nations with Broadway musical visit by Mark Tran and Agencies

US ambassador takes 17 UN envoys to see award-winning play Fun Home, centred around lesbian character and her gay fatherInternational diplomacy can take unexpected twists, taking in pandas a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:02AM
Tuesday, February 2, 2016

James Corden to host 2016 Tony awards by Staff and Agencies

The actor and late night talkshow host will present the Broadway ceremony in June – meanwhile, he offers a preview of Carpool Karaoke with Chris Martin James Corden will be hosting the Ton…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:28PM
Saturday, July 11, 2015

Actor Roger Rees dies aged 71 by Nadia Khomami and Agencies

Fans and friends pay tribute to Tony award-winning actor known for roles in The West Wing, Cheers and What You WillRoger Rees, the actor best known for his roles in Cheers and The West Wing,…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:45AM
Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Oscar-winning actor Paul Scofield dies aged 86 by Fred Attewill and Agencies

Blog: Michael Billington remembers Paul ScofieldObituary: Paul Scofield, 1922-2008In pictures: Stage and screen rolesThe British actor Paul Scofield, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:06AM
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Helen Mirren: it's difficult for women to earn a living in film and TV by Dugald Baird and Agencies

Oscar-winning star of The Queen also says she intends to stop working – and admits she still has to combat stage fright Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:39AM
Monday, March 2, 2015

Clive Owen to make Broadway debut in Pinter's Old Times by Staff and Agencies

The British actor will hit the New York theatre scene in September, starring in a 1971 Harold Pinter playClive Owen will make his Broadway debut in Old Times by Harold Pinter.Roundabout Thea…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:24PM
Thursday, October 9, 2014

John Bell to step down from Bell Shakespeare after 25 years by Nancy Groves and Agencies

The actor and director who has been instrumental in bringing Shakespeare to Australia will hand over the reins to co-artistic director Peter Evans at the end of 2015 Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:11PM
Friday, September 12, 2014

Sir Donald Sinden dies at his home aged 90 by Agencies

Dame Penelope Keith, who worked with the actor at the Royal Shakespeare Company, said a 'light has gone out now that Donald has died'

SOURCE: The Telegraph at 02:25AM
Sunday, July 6, 2014

Martin Freeman fans 'ruin' Richard III by Agencies

Theatre-goers have voiced their frustration that overenthusiastic Hobbit fans are ruining Martin Freeman's portrayal of Richard III by cheering and clapping at inappropriate times during the…

SOURCE: The Telegraph at 01:15PM
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Stephen Fry wins first Tony nomination for Twelfth Night by Agencies

Stephen Fry and his co-stars compete for the American theatre award

SOURCE: The Telegraph at 12:14PM

Stephen Fry wins first Tony nomination for Twelth Night by Agencies

Stephen Fry and his co-stars compete for the American theatre award

SOURCE: The Telegraph at 12:14PM
Monday, January 27, 2014

'Michael Gove is scared of me', claims artist Tracey Emin by Hannah Furness and Agencies

The artist Tracey Emin has claimed education secretary Michael Gove is "scared" of her, in the long-running row about arts education    

SOURCE: The Telegraph at 10:00AM
Sunday, December 22, 2013

Scrooge actor brings house down and breaks a leg in Blackpool performance by Agencies

Actor Trevor Jary, 37, took to the stage for the second half of the performance of musical Scrooge when a wall and door of a fake house collapsed on top of him    

SOURCE: The Telegraph at 09:33AM

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