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Friday, April 12, 2024

Olivier Awards To Stream On BritBox International In Australia, Canada And U.S. by Stewart Clarke

The Olivier Awards will be available to stream on Britbox this year, alongside its regular UK broadcast on ITV1. The Olivier Awards will take place on Sunday, April 14, and will be available…

SOURCE: Deadline at 07:37AM
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Global Sales for ‘Les Miserables’ Starring Dominic West Ahead of Series Mania by Stewart Clarke

The BBC and Masterpiece adaptation of “Les Miserables” will play on a numerous international channels after a raft of deals were sealed for the series, which features Dominic West, David…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:01PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

‘Frozen’ the Musical Opening in London in 2020 by Stewart Clarke

“Frozen” the musical is coming to London and will open in the West End in fall 2020. The Michael Grandage-directed Disney Theatrical Productions stage show has been on Broadway for a yea…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:58AM
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Toni Collette, Damian Lewis to Star in Welsh Racehorse Drama ‘Dream Horse’ by Stewart Clarke

Toni Collette (“Hereditary”) is set to star as Jan, a woman who starts a racing syndicate in her small Welsh village and attempts to raise a champion racehorse, in “Dream Horse.” Dam…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:24PM
Monday, March 4, 2019

Global Broadcasters Buy Michael Jackson Documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ by Stewart Clarke

Broadcasters around the world have acquired “Leaving Neverland,” the Channel 4 and HBO documentary about alleged abuse by the pop superstar. Kew Media Distribution is selling the two-par…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:13AM
Friday, February 1, 2019

Cornerstone Films Boards Elisabeth Moss Psychological Drama ‘Shirley’ by Stewart Clarke

Cornerstone Films has boarded sales on Josephine Decker’s “Shirley,” the psychological drama starring Elisabeth Moss as famed horror author Shirley Jackson, whose “The Haunting o…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:08AM

Elisabeth Moss, Susan Sarandon Set for Women’s Rights Movie ‘Call Jane’ by Stewart Clarke

Elisabeth Moss and Susan Sarandon have signed on for “Call Jane,” set in the U.S. in the 1960s and following an underground abortion movement. Sian Heder (“Tallulah”) will helm the p…

SOURCE: Variety at 04:27AM
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

‘Hamilton’ Helps Drive London Theater Attendance, Box Office to Record Levels by Stewart Clarke

Brits don’t just like going to the movies; they’re heading to the theater in greater numbers than before, too. “Hamilton” and other hits, particularly musicals, helped drive an u…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:57AM
Monday, September 10, 2018

MUBI Nabs ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ for U.K. Theaters (EXCLUSIVE) by Stewart Clarke

In its latest big-screen move, curated streaming service MUBI has landed U.K. theatrical rights to Gus Van Sant’s “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot.” The deal comes on the hee…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:47AM
Friday, August 31, 2018

Ariana Grande Returns to the BBC With Studio Special by Stewart Clarke

Ariana Grande is returning to the BBC and will perform songs from her latest album and earlier hits in a one-hour special. It will be filmed September 7 and go out on BBC One this fall. Gran…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:37AM
Thursday, July 5, 2018

‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Heads to Germany, First Non-English Production by Stewart Clarke

Having scooped awards for its West End and Broadway runs, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” will premiere in Germany in 2020, marking the first non-English-language production of the h…

SOURCE: Variety at 04:43AM
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Vue Buys Movie Theater Chains in Poland and Ireland by Stewart Clarke

Vue International is buying Cinema3D in Poland and Showtime in Ireland, adding 16 sites to its portfolio. The deal will take Vue Entertainment in the U.K. and Ireland to 89 sites and 855 scr…

SOURCE: Variety at 04:13AM
Monday, April 23, 2018

Trafalgar Releasing Beefs Up U.S. Presence with Kymberli Frueh Hire (EXCLUSIVE) by Stewart Clarke

Event cinema specialist Trafalgar Releasing has recruited Kymberli Frueh who will join its North American operation as senior VP, programming and acquisitions. Frueh is well-versed in event …

SOURCE: Variety at 10:29AM
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Laura Linney to Make London Stage Debut in ‘My Name Is Lucy Barton’ by Stewart Clarke

Laura Linney will make her London theater debut in June in “My Name Is Lucy Barton,” the stage play adapted from the Elizabeth Strout novel of the same name. Theater veteran Richard Eyre…

SOURCE: Variety at 05:17AM
Monday, January 8, 2018

U.K. Box Office Had Best-Ever Year in 2017, Thanks in Good Measure to Disney by Stewart Clarke

The U.K. box office saw its highest-grossing year ever in 2017, fueled strongly by Disney films, three of which landed in the top five. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” which is still on rele…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:24AM
Friday, December 22, 2017

‘An American in Paris’ Stage Hit Set for Theatrical Release in 2018 (EXCLUSIVE) by Stewart Clarke

The London stage production of “An American in Paris” will light up the big screen around the world next year. Trafalgar Releasing has landed theatrical rights to the West End musical, w…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:00AM
Thursday, December 7, 2017

YouTube Hires EMEA Originals Chief From Disney by Stewart Clarke

YouTube’s strategy of working up original programming from international markets moved a step forward Thursday with the appointment of Luke Hyams as the first head of originals for the EME…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:09PM
Friday, November 10, 2017

Head of Old Vic Theater Says She Had ‘No Knowledge’ of Kevin Spacey’s Alleged Misconduct by Stewart Clarke

The head of London’s Old Vic theater said Friday that she would never have hired Kevin Spacey if she had been aware of concerns about his behavior and that no complaints about him were…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:33PM
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

London’s Old Vic Theater ‘Deeply Dismayed’ by Allegations Against Kevin Spacey by Stewart Clarke

London’s Old Vic theater said Tuesday that it was deeply dismayed by the allegations of sexual misconduct against Kevin Spacey, who was theater’s artistic director from 2004 to 2015.…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:07PM
Friday, September 8, 2017

Aaron Sorkin to Receive Career Award, Present ‘Molly’s Game’ in Zurich by Stewart Clarke

Aaron Sorkin will receive the Career Achievement Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival. “The Newsroom” scribe will be in town accept the accolade and present his directorial debut,…

SOURCE: Variety at 11:32AM

Producers Apologize as Sold-Out ‘Hamilton’ London Previews Are Delayed by Stewart Clarke

The hotly anticipated West End run of “Hamilton” has been delayed by two weeks because renovation work on London’s Victoria Palace Theater is taking longer than expected, the play&…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:17AM
Thursday, August 3, 2017

Former Disney Boss Eisner Scores Deal for Portsmouth Football Club by Stewart Clarke

Former Disney chief Michael Eisner has joined the elite ranks of English soccer team owners, completing a deal for Portsmouth Football Club through his Tornante investment group. Eisner’s …

SOURCE: Variety at 10:17AM
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

‘King Kong,’ ‘Dracula,’ ‘Paradise Lost’ and Other High-Profile TV Series in Development by Stewart Clarke

The need for recognizable properties, writers, and talent is more important than ever to cut through the thousands of hours of scripted TV out there. Getting the right rights, the right writ…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:09PM
Friday, June 2, 2017

Twitter, Facebook, YouTube Set to Live-Stream Ariana Grande Benefit Concert (EXCLUSIVE) by Stewart Clarke

The world’s leading social media networks are all set to live-stream Ariana Grande’s upcoming One Love benefit concert. The event will be streamed on the main Twitter site as well as via…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:46PM

ABC to Air Ariana Grande Benefit Concert in U.S. as Global Broadcasters Sign Up (EXCLUSIVE) by Stewart Clarke

ABC will air Ariana Grande’s One Love benefit concert Sunday, one of a host of international broadcasters that have signed up to air the live event dedicated to helping victims of the …

SOURCE: Variety at 07:36AM
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

ITV Moves ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Finale to Avoid Clash With Ariana Grande Benefit Concert by Stewart Clarke

U.K. broadcaster ITV has moved the upcoming finale of “Britain’s Got Talent” to avoid a clash with TV coverage of Ariana Grande’s “One Love Manchester” benefit concer…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:07AM
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ariana Grande Tour Suspended in Wake of Manchester Attack by Stewart Clarke

Ariana Grande’s scheduled concerts in Europe through June 5 — including two in London on Thursday and Friday — have been canceled in the wake of the deadly terrorist bombi…

SOURCE: Variety at 02:11PM

Fans Anxiously Await Word on Ariana Grande’s Scheduled Concerts in London by Stewart Clarke

The O2 arena, one of London’s most popular entertainment venues, said Wednesday that Ariana Grande’s scheduled concerts this week could still go on as planned – although ti…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:18AM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards