All stories by Featured Content on BroadwayStars

Sunday, September 23, 2018

NEWS: Proud Haddock follows Square Rounds with Billy Bishop, Cast announced by Featured Content

Following its current acclaimed production of Square Rounds at the Finborough, Proud Haddock continues its season commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War with a major p…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:51AM

FEATURED SHOW: Arabian Nights at Hoxton Hall, first ★★★★ reviews are in! by Featured Content

Iris Theatre has made its first family show foray outside Covent Garden in years and, judging by initial critical reactions to its adaptation of Arabian Nights and transformation of historic…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:41AM
Friday, September 21, 2018

NEWS: Nessah Muthy follows Arabian Nights with Sundowning premiere for Kali Theatre by Featured Content

Following this week's opening of Arabian Nights, her adaptation of ancient Arabic folk tales One Thousand and One Nights, award-winning playwright Nessah Muthy premieres her new, contemporar…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:44AM

NEWS: Sense of Place Theatre launches with revival of Jethro Compton’s The Frontier Trilogy by Featured Content

Get ready. Take aim. Fire.... Sense of Place Theatre launches with a brand-new London production of The Frontier Trilogy, Jethro Compton's 2015 triptych of three short plays set in the Ameri…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:23AM

FEATURED SHOW: More ★★★★★ raves & a brand-new West End trailer for Dust by Featured Content

It got rave reviews at Edinburgh. It got rave reviews at Soho Theatre. And now Milly Thomas' award-winning, one-woman, post-suicide play Dust has got a fresh round of rave reviews in its Wes…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 04:30AM
Thursday, September 20, 2018

PHOTOS: Sneak a peek inside The Sweet Science of Bruising’s boxing ring rehearsals by Featured Content

These rehearsal photos are a knockout! Step into the Victorian boxing ring with the female challengers in the world premiere of Joy Wilkinson's The Sweet Science of Bruising, coming to Londo…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:53AM

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for the London premiere of Glenn Chandler’s Kids Play by Featured Content

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Wednesday 3 October 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will quiz Taggart creator Glenn Chandler about his latest stage play Kids Play. …

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 04:30AM
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: Drumroll please! Alice Pitt-Carter stars in Hear Me Howl premiere by Featured Content

Yes, indeed, get that drum rolling! HEAR ME HOWL officially premieres tonight (19 September 2018) at London's Old Red Lion Theatre. Alice Pitt-Carter stars in this one-woman play about a wom…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 11:31AM

FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: Definitely not for children! Glenn Chandler’s Kids Play gets London premiere at Above the Stag by Featured Content

It's nearly time. KIDS PLAY, the tense twisting-and-turning two-hander by Taggart creator Glenn Chandler, officially gets its London premiere tomorrow (20 September 2018) at Above the Stag T…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 10:48AM

New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for world premiere of The Sweet Science of Bruising by Featured Content

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Saturday 6 October 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to Southwark Playhouse for the world premiere of Victorian female boxing …

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:30AM

FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS: Iris Theatre’s Arabian Nights enchants at Hoxton Hall by Featured Content

It's tonight! Iris Theatre's stunning adaptation of Arabian Nights premieres tonight at Victorian London landmark Hoxton Hall, where its limited season continues until 13 October. Check out …

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:16AM
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

WATCH: Puppets in action in new trailer for ‘epic & mystical’ Arabian Nights by Featured Content

We're counting down to the official opening (on 19 September 2018) of Iris Theatre's brand-new adaptation of Arabian Nights at Victorian London landmark Hoxton Hall. We already feel swept aw…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 11:14AM

NEWS: Michael Greco & James Phelps sign up for WWI play The Greater Game, Full cast announced by Featured Content

Michael Greco captains a new cast that also includes Harry Potter star James Phelps as First World War stage play The Greater Game returns for a fresh London season as part of Football Remem…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:06AM

The clash of the political & the personal: Star Kate Terence on The Sword of Alex by Featured Content

As The Sword of Alex starts previews at London's White Bear Theatre, where it runs until 6 October 2018, Entertainment Views' Helen McWilliams caught up with cast member Kate Terence. She th…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Monday, September 17, 2018

‘It’s hard not to sound like a raging slut’: Vanilla’s Laura Mead on writing about sex by Featured Content

Why is writing about sex so tricky as a woman? Laura Mead recounts her own sexual faux-pas on her way to exploring them onstage in new play Vanilla, premiering at Tristan Bates Theatre in a …

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:40AM

‘TV now is run more by accountants & marketing executives’: Glenn Chandler on why he returned to theatre after Taggart by Featured Content

After phenomenal success with the world's longest-running detective series, Taggart, Glenn Chandler has been writing, directing and producing for the stage with gusto. For his latest, KIDS P…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:17AM
Friday, September 14, 2018

REHEARSAL PHOTOS: Glenn Chandler’s Kids Play aims for ‘as many twists as a Taggart plot but about sex, not murder’ by Featured Content

After a sell-out run at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, Taggart creator Glenn Chandler's new, award-winning stage play KIDS PLAY transfers to London's Above the Stag Theatre this week, for a s…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:17AM
Thursday, September 13, 2018

NEWS: Taggart creator Glenn Chandler’s latest EdFringe hit Kids Play transfers to Above the Stag with new cast by Featured Content

After a sell-out run at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, Taggart creator Glenn Chandler's new, award-winning stage play KIDS PLAY transfers to London's Above the Stag Theatre this week, for a s…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:43AM

WATCH: What’s in store with Much Ado About Salsa? What’ve audiences said? Trailer & vox pops here by Featured Content

Summer Light Theatre brings its dancefloor Shakespeare hit Much Ado About Salsa to London's Drayton Arms Theatre later this month for three weeks only. What have audiences been saying so far…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 05:30AM
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NEWS: Arabian Nights cast announced as Hoxton Hall transformed into ancient Middle East by Featured Content

Grade II-listed Victorian London landmark Hoxton Hall is this week transformed into the ancient world of the Middle East as Iris Theatre moves in to premiere its brand-new adaptation of Arab…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:30AM

What does punk mean to you? ‘Self-expression over convention’: Introducing Hear Me Howl’s all-female team by Featured Content

What does punk mean to you? What's your favourite song ever and why? What makes you howl with rage? It's time for the all-female team behind one-woman punk play HEAR ME HOWL, starting perfor…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:45AM

NEWS: Full company announced for Soldier On’s World War One centenary season by Featured Content

Soldier On, Jonathan Lewis' extraordinary piece based on and involving real servicemen and women, returns to London next month mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The full …

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 05:45AM

‘Faith is much feistier than Hero’: Much Ado About Salsa adds more than dance to Shakespeare’s classic. Watch our cast interviews by Featured Content

Summer Light Theatre's new version of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing adds more than salsa to the mix. Writer Joanna O'Connor and co-stars James Kingdon, Jennifer Biggs and James Edward…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 04:30AM
Monday, September 10, 2018

WATCH: The punk producers of Hear Me Howl wanna hear YOU howl! Trailer + competition by Featured Content

What makes you howl with rage? And how loudly can you do it? We're counting down to the premiere of Lydia Rynne's one-woman play HEAR ME HOWL, in which 30-year-old Jess joins a punk band. Ch…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 11:29AM

NEWS: Cast announced for Laura Mead’s new three-hander Vanilla at Tristan Bates by Featured Content

Do modern sex lives belong to the Internet? After development while at the National Theatre, up-and-coming playwright Laura Mead's latest play, Vanilla, premieres at London Tristan Bates The…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:26AM
Sunday, September 9, 2018

FEATURED SHOW: Square Rounds at the Finborough Theatre, ‘unmissable’ reviews are in! by Featured Content

Proud Haddock's intimate, all-female revival of Tony Harrison's Square Rounds, marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, has attracted the attention of military historians as …

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:15PM

NEWS: Caroline Harker enters the ring in the premiere of female boxing play Sweet Science of Bruising, Full cast announced by Featured Content

Full casting - including Caroline Harker - has been announced for the world premiere of The Sweet Science of Bruising, Joy Wilkinson's new play about Victorian female boxers which comes to L…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 04:45PM

PHOTOS: Summer continues with Much Ado About Salsa at Drayton Arms by Featured Content

Are you feeling the nip in the air? Fend off autumn with some salsa-and-sun-infused Shakespeare fun as you hit the dance floor with Much Ado's Ben and Bea in Summer Light Theatre take on the…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:05AM
Friday, September 7, 2018

PHOTOS: Crossing swords in rehearsals with The Sword of Alex cast by Featured Content

We're counting down to the world premiere of Fringe First award winner Rib Davis' latest stage politically-infused play, The Sword of Alex, which premieres at London's White Bear Theatre thi…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:30AM
Thursday, September 6, 2018

PHOTOS: Alice Pitt-Carter unleashes her inner punk ahead of Hear Me Howl premiere by Featured Content

Alice Pitt-Carter stars as thirty-year-old Jess, who chooses punk over having children, in Lydia Rynne's one-woman play HEAR ME HOWL. Check out these fab photos of Alice as she unleashes her…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:30AM
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

NEWS: Lydia Rynne’s one-woman punk play Hear Me Howl transfers to Old Red Lion by Featured Content

After performances at the Landor Space, Barbican and Plymouth Fringe, Lydia Rynne's debut play, one-woman punk revolution HEAR ME HOWL, now transfers to London's Old Red Lion Theatre for a l…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 04:57PM

All that Chat