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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Book Review: TWENTY THEATRES TO SEE BEFORE YOU DIE, Amber Massie-Blomfield by Cindy Marcolina

From a Victorian toilet to haunted venues, Amber Massie-Blomfield takes her readers on a journey around the country visiting picturesque theatres in her descriptive and curiously entertainin…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

BWW Review: FINISHING THE PICTURE, Finborough Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

The summer and fall of 1960 saw Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller struggle with a deteriorating marriage on set of The Misfits. Her crippling drug abuse and illicit affairs with her co-stars …

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

BWW Interview: Richard Hope And Mark Hawkins Talk THE WOMAN IN BLACK at Fortune Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Richard Hope and Mark Hawkins have taken over the roles of Arthur Kipps and The Actor in The Woman in Black. The second longest-running play in the West End is going into their 30th year at …

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

BWW Review: THE UNBUILT CITY, King's Head Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Jonah Jonathan Chambers has been sent on a mission to convince wealthy Claudia Sandra Dickinson to sell her huge art collection to a university archive. The exuberant socialite has turned in…

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

BWW Review: STITCHERS, Jermyn Street Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Lady Anne Tree thought she had a brilliant idea to help convicts. After seeing what the prisoners went through every day firsthand as a visitor, she decided that she would teach them needlec…

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

BWW Review: THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, Shakespeare's Globe by Cindy Marcolina

Third in line in Michelle Terry's first season as Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe is The Two Noble Kinsmen. Directed by Barrie Rutter, the Shakespeare-Fletcher collaboration becomes…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

BWW Interview: Nathan Amzi Talks ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

West End and The Voice star Nathan Amzi is playing Martini in Javaad Alipoor's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre this June.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

BWW Interview: Gemma Sutton Talks THE RINK at Southwark Playhouse by Cindy Marcolina

Gemma Sutton is taking on the role of Angel in The Rink at Southwark Playhouse. The actress, whose previous credits include Gypsy at the Savoy, discusses musical theatre, roller-skating, and…

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Monday, May 21, 2018

BWW Interview: Katy Brand Talks 3WOMEN at Trafalgar Studios by Cindy Marcolina

Writer, actress, and comedian Katy Brand debuts as a playwright with 3Women at Trafalgar Studios. We met up at the theatre to discuss influences, writing, and her play.

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Theatre and Cake Prove To Be a Great Mix Once Again by Cindy Marcolina

The sun graced the West End Bake Off again on Saturday, 19May. In its fourth edition on the grounds of St. Paul's Church in aid of Acting for Others, the event was in its best form so far.

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

BWW Review: 3WOMEN, Trafalgar Studios by Cindy Marcolina

Katy Brand makes her playwriting debut at Trafalgar Studios with 3Women, a supposedly progressive play which unfortunately falls into the pit of problematic feminism. Written with the right …

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

BWW Review: GREAT BRITISH MYSTERIES?, Soho Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Will Close and Rose Robinson explore monsters, myths, and Scotland in their exhilarating Great British Mysteries. Directed by Joseph Hancock and following a sold-out run in Edinburgh back in…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

BWW Interview: Sudha Bhuchar Talks RETRACING OUR FOOTSTEPS by Cindy Marcolina

Actress, playwright, and founder of Bhuchar Boulevard Sudha Bhuchar is curating three nights of play readings with her sister Suman at Royal Court Theatre A celebration of BritishSouth Asian…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

BWW Review: LIFE AND FATE, Theatre Royal Haymarket by Cindy Marcolina

Vasily Gossman's novel Life and Fate lands on the Theatre Royal Haymarket's stage in all its glory. Presented by St Petersburg's Maly Drama Theatre in Russian with English surtitles, the pro…

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BWW Interview: David Horovitch Discusses NOT TALKING at Arcola Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

David Horovitch is currently starring in Mike Bartlett'sNot Talking. Originally broadcast on radio, the play is now beingperformed on stage for the first time at Arcola Theatre.

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Friday, May 4, 2018

BWW Review: THE FALL, Southwark Playhouse by Cindy Marcolina

Commissioned as part of National Youth Theatre's 60th anniversary in 2016, James Fritz's The Fall takes a candid look at young people's relationship to their elders mixing humour with a deep…

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

BWW Review: TOMORROW AT NOON, Jermyn Street Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

As soon as their Reaction Season was announced in autumn 2017, Jermyn Street Theatre launched a competition to all identifying as female playwrights submissions were open and 390 anonymous p…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

BWW Review: WET, Theatre N16 by Cindy Marcolina

Holly Tamsin Newlands and Sophie Claire Heverin are aspiring and broke filmmakers. Frustrated by their sex lives and the lack of female-lead porn, they find themselves writing an erotic film…

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Friday, April 27, 2018

BWW Review: MASTERPIECES, Finborough Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Originally produced at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester in 1983, Sarah Daniels' Masterpieces is revived on commission by Finborough Theatre. Progressive and revolutionary in the past…

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

BWW Interview: Chris Leask Talks THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY by Cindy Marcolina

Chris Leask has reprised the role of Everybody Else in The Comedy About a Bank Robbery. We met up at the Criterion Theatre and a hilarious interview ensued.

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BWW Review: THE PHLEBOTOMIST, Hampstead Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

When Bea Jade Anouka and Aaron Rory Fleck Byrne meet, they both think they've found happiness. He's intelligent, handsome, and with a high rating, she's a phlebotomist in a centre dedicated …

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

BWW Review: THE WRITER, Almeida Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Ella Hickson premieres The Writer, a new momentous play about the patriarchal cage of the theatre business. After the success of Oil in 2016, she challenges the status quo through a young wr…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

BWW Interview: Alfred Molina and Alfred Enoch Talk RED by Cindy Marcolina

Alfred Molina is reprising his role as Mark Rothko in John Logan's play Red, teaming up once again with director Michael Grandage for the first London revival and West End premiere. He's joi…

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

BWW Review: TONIGHT AT 8:30, Jermyn Street Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Jermyn Street Theatre's Artistic Director Tom Littler brings to the stage Noel Coward's cycle of one-act plays in three ravishing triple bills. Tonight at 830 marks the biggest and most ambi…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Michael Grandage Introduces His Revival Of RED At Wyndham's Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Director Michael Grandage is reviving Red by John Logan, it opens at the Wyndham Theatre on the 15th of May and it sees Alfred Molina reprising his role as Mark Rothko and How To Get Away Wi…

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Friday, April 13, 2018

BWW Review: THE COMEDY ABOUT A BANK ROBBERY, Criterion Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

The Comedy About a Bank Robbery celebrate their second birthday amidst a tsunami of laughter. The new cast members shine while the veterans have the comedy locked down to perfection. Everyon…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

BWW Interview: John Barrowman On His Upcoming Leicester Square Theatre Concerts by Cindy Marcolina

International stage and screen star John Barrowman is coming back to London with Seth Rudetsky for an intimate concert series at Leicester Square Theatre.

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

BWW Review: THE COUNTRY WIFE, Southwark Playhouse by Cindy Marcolina

Director Luke Fredericks gives a new spin to William Wycherley's salacious comedy The Country Wife, taking it from its original Restoration setting to the crackling Roaring 20s. Sprinkled wi…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

BWW Review: DEATH OF A HUNTER, Finborough Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Death of a Hunter sees Ernest Hemingway fighting his demons at once in the last harrowing hour of his life. Unable to write like he used to, he questions the ghosts of his past and examines …

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Saturday, March 31, 2018

BWW Review: MIRRORS, Leicester Square Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

When YouTuber ShyGirl is stood up by her date in front of all her 8 subscribers, her life turns to shambles. As she sits facing her mirror in a state of intoxication and humiliation, she ina…

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

BWW Interview: Sarah Woodward talks QUIZ at No?l Coward Theatre by Cindy Marcolina

Award-winning actress Sarah Woodward is about to follow the cast of James Graham's Quiz as they move into the Noel Coward Theatre from Chichester.

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