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René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution.
The as-yet-unnamed venue is scheduled to open in King’s Cross in 2021. His most recent opened in Southeast London in 2017.
A six-and-a-half-hour play about the legacy of AIDS in New York won best new play at the British equivalent of the Tonys. “Company” and “Come From Away” were also successful.
The Powszechny Theater in Warsaw faced protests and acid attacks when it staged a play about the Catholic Church. Will its staging of “Mein Kampf” cause more uproar?
The musicals are each up for nine awards in Britain’s equivalent of the Tonys. “The Inheritance” — a six-and-a-half hour play about the legacy of AIDS — has eight.
“Of course it might upset people who’ve experienced the kind of treatment that the play describes,” Malkovich told the BBC. “But what can I do about that?”
A British production of “To Kill A Mockingbird” has been canceled after the producer Scott Rudin asserted his stage rights to the book.
Several West End theaters are about to start major refurbishments, partly to increase the number of toilets.
The former president delivers part of George Washington’s farewell address on “One Last Time (44 Remix).”
The former head of Tate Modern had to resign from his last job after protests. France’s culture ministry said he will take over one of the country’s largest exhibition spaces.
He has a manifesto. He puts jihadism onstage. He’s surrounded by scandal. But this much-acclaimed director says deep down he’s a conservative.
To help those with hearing problems, speech is shown in real time on the lenses. The technology will be available free during the 2019 season.
The almost-three-year renovation includes the 406-seat Linbury Theater, and more public spaces in the foyer.
A German theater company’s staging of the Henrik Ibsen play “An Enemy of the People” invited audience members to voice their complaints about society.
Harry sang a line from the hit musical at the end of a charity performance in London on Wednesday.
The lineup of the festival’s 75th edition also includes premieres from Paul Greengrass, Orson Welles and Alfonso Cuarón.
Mr. Longhurst will take up the post in March 2019. He replaces Josie Rourke, who was the first woman to run a major London theater.