Thursday, December 21, 2023

The opening of Barcelona’s newest theatre: Àlex Rigola stages Thomas Bernhard’s “L’Home de Teatre” by Maria Delgado

The relationship between theatre and life has been pervaded the work of dramatists from Shakespeare to Maria Irene Fornes. The porosity of the relationship, the boundaries and fissures of th…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Michael Blakemore Dies: Acclaimed ‘Noises Off’ Director Who Won Two Tony Awards In One Year Was 95 by Greg Evans

Michael Blakemore, the only director in Tony Award history to win twice in one year, died Sunday, Dec. 10, following a short illness. He was 95. His death was announced by the London-based U…

SOURCE: Deadline at 05:40PM

From Joe Egg to Noises Off, Michael Blakemore was a superb craftsman of theatre by Michael Billington

One of the great postwar theatre directors, Blakemore – who has died aged 95 – had a vast range and was a formidable writer It is sadly ironic that the death of Michael Blakemore, at the…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:24PM
Thursday, November 9, 2023

Sparks Theatrical Provides impression X5 Wash Lights to Trio of Top Designers by Michael Eddy

Three leading West End/Broadway theater lighting designers are using GLP’s new impression X5 Wash – all supplied by Paul Anderson at Sparks Theatrical Hire – to light current or upcomi…

Sunday, October 8, 2023

The week in theatre: Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends; Noises Off; Imposter 22 – review by Susannah Clapp

Gielgud; Theatre Royal Haymarket; Royal Court, LondonAn all-star tribute to the acid genius of the late composer offers a terrific medley of hits, Michael Frayn’s clever farce also proves …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:49AM
Thursday, October 5, 2023

West End Return of Noises Off, Starring Felicity Kendal, Opens October 5 by Andrew Gans

Lindsay Posner directs the Michael Frayn comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM
Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Delaware Theatre Company presents Michael Frayn’s Noises Off by Gail Obenreder

Delaware Theatre Company opens the season with a bang of eight doors in the ever-popular, ever-challenging backstage farce Noises Off. Gail Obenreder reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 07:01PM
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’ Review: If Pratfalls Piling Up Is Wrong, This Ahmanson Production Doesn’t Want to Be Right by Chris Willman

“Peter Pan Goes Wrong,” now playing at L.A.’s Ahmanson Theatre, has its roots partly in silent-film slapstick, partly in British pantomime and partly in Python. But maybe the best shor…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:58PM
Wednesday, August 2, 2023

See Who's Joining Felicity Kendal in West End Return of Noises Off by Andrew Gans

Lindsay Posner directs the Michael Frayn comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:43AM
Thursday, July 20, 2023

Noises Off returns to the West End starring Felicity Kendall by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Michael Frayn's Noises Off is returning to the West End with Lindsay Posner's 40th Anniversary production starring Felicity Kendall. This post Noises Off returns to the West …

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

40th Anniversary Tour of Noises Off, Starring Felicity Kendal, Sets West End Return by Andrew Gans

Lindsay Posner directs the Michael Frayn comedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM
Sunday, July 2, 2023

untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play review – ferociously funny satire calls out centuries of colonialist dramas by Mark Fisher

Royal Exchange, ManchesterKimber Lee’s punky polemic circles through pastiches of Madama Butterfly, South Pacific and M*A*S*H, dissecting years of racist, imperialist and misogynistic trop…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:33AM
Monday, May 8, 2023

The Motive and the Cue, National Theatre review - theatrical titans face off by Matt Wolf

Play about a onetime Broadway smash surely has Broadway in its sights Plays about the theatre are many and varied, from Gypsy and Noises Off to the numerous Shakespeare works that absorb the…

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Friday, April 28, 2023

The Knight of the Burning Pestle by Wendy Caster

The rollicking, deeply silly, remarkably funny production of the The Knight of the Burning Pestle currently at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, brought to us by Red Bull Theater and Fiasco Theat…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 12:24AM
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Marco Simeoli by Zack Calhoon

  (Photo by Caterina De Benedittis) Marco Simeoli is an actor, director and author, graduated from the Laboratorio di Roma by the great actor and director  Gigi Proietti. He also studi…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 12:24PM
Monday, April 17, 2023

People You Should Know . . . Marco De Simone by Zack Calhoon

  (Photo by Francesca Laghezza) MARCO DE SIMONE (Salerno 1992) is a playwright, actor and director with a degree  in classical guitar from the Conservatory in Salerno and one in philoso…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 02:32PM
Monday, March 13, 2023

Arvada Center announces ’23-’24 season by Osc Staff Report

'Cinderella,' 'The Laramie Project, 'Noises Off' 'Beautiful' and 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812' are featured

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 01:00PM
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Thanksgiving Play Announces Complete Cast and Creative Team by Ruthie Fierberg

Second Stage Theater Company’s upcoming production of Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play has chosen its full cast and creative team. The cast will include Emmy Award nominee D’…

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‘The Thanksgiving Play’ Sets Broadway Cast: D’Arcy Carden, Katie Finneran, Scott Foley & Chris Sullivan by Greg Evans

Broadway’s upcoming production of Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play will star D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place), two-time Tony Award-winner Katie Finneran (Noises Off; Promises, P…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:00PM
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Three-Time Olivier Winner Katherine Kingsley Joins West End Noises Off by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The 40th anniversary revival of the Michael Frayn comedy is playing London's Phoenix Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:40AM

Katherine Kingsley joins the West End cast of Noises Off at the Phoenix Theatre by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Katherine Kingsley has joined the 40th-anniversary production of Michael Frayn's Noises Off at London's Phoenix Theatre until 11 March 2023. This post Katherine Kingsley join…

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Monday, January 30, 2023

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Noises Off at the Phoenix Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Find out what is being said about the 40th anniversary production of Michael Frayn’s comedy Noises Off at London’s Phoenix Theatre with our review round up.

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Friday, January 27, 2023

Noises Off, Phoenix Theatre review - much revived classic farce gains in poignancy by Gary Naylor

★★★★ NOISES OFF, PHOENIX THEATRE Michael Frayn's farce about a farce still jars the funny bone Sure it's overly familiar, but, 40 years on, the laughs keep coming There’s a chance…

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Thursday, January 26, 2023

‘Frayn’s play has still got it’: NOISES OFF – Phoenix Theatre by Maryam Philpott

Noises Off at the Phoenix Theatre is a fast-paced show that still demands an enormously skilled and precise technical performance from every member of its cast and Lindsay Posner’s team ma…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

NOISES OFF COMES UP WEST Phoenix, WC1 by Libby Purves and Friends

Just a few new notes on this , as its completes its triumphant national tour with (amazingly) no stopping-injuries despite the heroically vigorous slapstick direction by Lindsay Posner (move…

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Thursday, January 19, 2023

40th Anniversary Tour of Noises Off, Starring Felicity Kendal, Plays London's West End Starting January 19 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement of the Michael Frayn comedy plays the Phoenix.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Sunday, January 8, 2023


(Vanessa Thorpe’s interview appeared in the Observer, 1/8; via Pam Green;  Photo:  ‘A workaday farce’: (from left) Felicity Kendal, Alexander Hanson and Tracy-Ann Oberman in Noises …

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‘It’s my Mousetrap’: Michael Frayn on Noises Off, a farce to be reckoned with by Vanessa Thorpe Arts and Media Correspondent

The 1982 play stills pulls in crowds from Broadway to Helsinki, and is now returning to the West End for a fifth time. ‘I just can’t understand it,’ says its creator The arrival of a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:00AM
Saturday, October 29, 2022

Craig Houk’s near-perfect ‘Brute Farce’ skewers a theater critic by John Stoltenberg

A report on a staged reading of a new comedy that could become a theater-laughs-at-itself classic alongside 'Noises Off.'

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

Noises Off at Northwest Christian School - Performances October 28, 2022 to ... - PLAYBILLder

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Monday, October 24, 2022

40th Anniversary Tour of Noises Off, Starring Felicity Kendal, Will Play London's West End in 2023 by Andrew Gans

The limited engagement will play the Phoenix beginning in January.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM

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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