Thursday, November 23, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Fleet Foxes, “Aida,” “Albion”, Cara Dillon by Mark Beech

The London stage this week has music from Fleet Foxes to “Aida”; new shows such as “The Secret Theatre” and many classics.Our format is to list newly opening and one-time shows; thos…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Blondie to “Network” Revival by Mark Beech

The London stage this week has music from Blondie to jazz and “Lucia di Lammermoor” opera; new shows such as “Network” and many classics.Our format is to list newly opening and one-t…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

King Charles III by Vanessa Cate

 King Charles III Reviewed by Katie Buenneke  Pasadena Playhouse  Through December 3 Mike Bartlett’s play King Charles III is, in many ways, a snapshot of an earlier era. Given that t…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: Van Morrison to “Coriolanus” by Mark Beech

The London stage this week has music from jazz to Van Morrison and “Lucia di Lammermoor” opera; new shows such as “The Retreat” and many classics.Our format is to list newly opening …

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Friday, November 3, 2017

For Director Michael Michetti – Three’s Not a Crowd by Darlene Donloe

By Darlene Donloe Michael Michetti didn’t plan it, but as fate would have it he is currently in the midst of a whirlwind directorial convoy that has him helming three consecutive theatric…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Top 17 Shows on London Stage This Week: Mother Courage to Psychic TV by Mark Beech

The London stage offers plenty to intrigue and entertain this week. Visitors and residents of the British capital can try challenging openings such as the new play “Heather” and classic …

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Top 16 Shows on London Stage This Week: Little Dragon to “Coriolanus” by Mark Beech

More mid-season openings are on this week’s list of the best London stage shows. “The Lady From the Sea” relocates Ibsen’s Norway to the Caribbean at Donmar Warehouse while “Coriol…

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Rupert Goold to Direct Renee Zellweger-Led Judy Garland Biopic by

Tony nominee Rupert Goold (American Psycho, King Charles III) is set to helm Judy, a biopic about Tony-winning stage, screen and music icon Judy Garland, according to Attitude UK. Oscar…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Albion at the Almeida Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Mike Bartlett's new play Albion is directed by Almeida artistic director Rupert Goold, marking their first collaboration since King Charles III. It runs at the Almeida Theatre until 24 Novem…

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Albion; A Woman of No Importance; The Lady from the Sea review – gardeners question the times by Susannah Clapp

Almeida; Vaudeville; Donmar, all LondonMike Bartlett conjures a potent state of the nation address while Wilde and Ibsen’s wronged heroines still resonateRarely has so baggy a play burned …

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Top Shows on London Stage This Week: “Venus in Fur,” “Aida,” “Albion” by Mark Beech

Some mid-season openings come near the top of this week’s list of the best on the London stage. “Venus in Fur” has been generating plenty of headlines while “Albion” has been quiet…

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look at Victoria Hamilton and Cast of ALBION at Almeida Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Albion is a new play by Mike Bartlett, directed by Rupert Goold, their first collaboration following their international award-winning production King Charles III.

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Albion review – Mike Bartlett captures nation’s neurotic divisions by Michael Billington

Almeida theatre, LondonVictoria Hamilton is on breathtaking form as a grieving mother in the Doctor Foster writer’s richly layered play inspired by Chekhov’s The Cherry OrchardGardens of…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Albion, Almeida Theatre, review – Victoria Hamilton’s epic performance by Aleks.sierz

Doctor Foster writer explores Englishness with enormous metaphoric zealProlific writer Mike Bartlett is the most impressive penman to have emerged in British theatre in the past decade. The …

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

On my radar: Rupert Goold’s cultural highlights by Rupert Goold

The theatre director on the joys of women wrestling, the genius of Hofesh Schechter – and the ever-hopeful ArsecastBorn in Highgate, north London, Rupert Goold studied at Cambridge and New…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Theater News: Pasadena Playhouse Announces Casting for King Charles III

The future history play makes its Los Angeles debut this fall.

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Jim Abele to Play Title Role in KING CHARLES lll at Pasadena Playhouse; Cast Complete! by BroadwayWorld

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California, announces the cast and creative team for the Los Angeles Premiere of King Charles III by Mike Bartlett, the second production of the 2017…

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Friday, September 29, 2017

King Charles III's lack of diversity is a failure of the theatrical imagination by J. Kelly Nestruck

It’s pretty hard to put a Royal Family on stage that is less diverse than the actual one – but Studio 180 and Mirvish plan to do just that in February

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal with Victoria Hamilton and More for ALBION at the Almeida by BroadwayWorld

It's England really, isn't it A climate without cloud and rain isn't honest. In the ruins of a garden in rural England, in a house which was once a home, one woman searches for seeds of hope…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Theatre News: Further casting announced for Mike Bartlett's new play

The show is Rupert Goold and Mike Bartlett's first collaboration since King Charles III

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Maggie Brown: Edgy King Charles III drama is still causing a stir at the BBC by Maggie Brown

When BBC2 screened its adaptation of Mike Bartlett’s acclaimed stage play King Charles III in May, it made a stir in TV

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Monday, July 17, 2017

A New Mike Bartlett Play and a ‘Twilight Zone’ Adaptation Are Planned at Almeida by Roslyn Sulcas

Highlights of the Almeida Theater’s 2017-18 season, announced Monday, include “Albion,” a new work by Mr. Bartlett, the author of “King Charles III.”

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James Graham's Ink, Starring Tony Nominee Bertie Carvel as Rupert Murdoch, Will Transfer to London's West End by Andy Lefkowitz

James Graham's new play Ink, which follows the birth of England's most influential newspaper, will transfer to the West End's Duke of York Theatre for a run from September 9, 201…

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Book Now For Hit Play INK In The West End! by BroadwayWorld

Following a sell-out season at the Almeida, Ink, written by James Graham This House and directed by Rupert Goold King Charles III, transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre in London's West En…

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Mike Bartlett and Tennessee Williams lead new Almeida season by Tim Bano

A new play by King Charles III writer Mike Bartlett and a Tennessee Williams revival lead the Almeida Theatre’s new season. Albion

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Mike Bartlett drama, Albion, to be staged at Almeida theatre by Hannah Ellis-Petersen

New play from writer of King Charles III will explore ideas of British identity against backdrop of a country house A new work by Mike Bartlett, the writer behind hit play and BBC drama King…

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Deaf West Production of Our Town, with Jane Kaczmarek, to Play Pasadena Playhouse by

The L.A.-based theater company Deaf West will present a mounting of Thornton Wilder's Our Town at Pasadena Playhouse. Our Town will feature Emmy nominee Jane Kaczmarek in the ensemble ca…

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Friday, May 12, 2017

The Guardian view on King Charles III: a foreboding play | Editorial by Editorial

The BBC2 broadcast of Mike Bartlett’s play is a reminder that even for republicans, the Queen’s death will loom largeKing Charles III, Mike Bartlett’s play set in a future shortly afte…

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King Charles III airs on PBS Sunday evening by Steven McKnight

King Charles III, a filmed adaptation of the London production of Mike Bartlett’s Tony-nominated play, airs this Sunday night at 9:00 p.m. EDT as a one-off episode of PBS’s Masterpiece T…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017


Uneasy lies the head that waits for the crown. Mike Barlett's King Charles III was a deserved award-winning success when it took the Almeida by storm in 2014, transferring into the West End …

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BBC2’s King Charles III pulls in 1.8 million viewers by Tim Bano

BBC2’s broadcast of King Charles III attracted 1.8 million viewers, according to overnight ratings. The television adaptation of Mike Bartlett’s play starred

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