Tuesday, March 19, 2024

James Corden to return to London stage in political drama The Constituent by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

Joe Penhall’s new play marks the talkshow host’s first theatre role since One Man, Two Guvnors and will see him star opposite Anna Maxwell Martin at the Old Vic James Corden is to return…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:54PM
Monday, February 12, 2024

At This Theatre: The Music Box by JK

Despite having over 1000 seats, when I think of The Music Box, I remember it as feeling both intimate and grand at the same time. Over the years, I've had seats all over the theater, and I t…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:54AM
Friday, January 19, 2024
Tuesday, November 7, 2023

To Have and To Hold, Hampstead Theatre review - funny but flawed by Aleks.sierz

Richard Bean’s new comedy about old age occasionally glows, but stays lukewarm There’s only a couple of things you need to know about playwright Richard Bean: he started out as a stand-…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 01:32PM

To Have and to Hold review – fond family comedy from the writer of One Man, Two Guvnors by Brian Logan

Hampstead theatre, LondonRichard Bean’s new play touches on ageing and alienation, care and family love, but focuses on making us laugh You might guess what kind of night you’re in for b…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:54AM
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

‘Guys and Dolls’ Review: An Explosively Thrilling Production of a Masterpiece in London by Gordon Cox

Since Nicholas Hytner, former artistic director of the National Theatre, is one of the finest, most detailed Shakespeare directors in the land, you could be forgiven for forgetting that he r…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:01PM
Friday, March 10, 2023

One Man, Two Guvnors

The post One Man, Two Guvnors appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 11:22PM
Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Delaware Theatre Company presents Richard Bean’s One Man, Two Guvnors by Gail Obenreder

After a decade at the helm of Delaware Theatre Company, Bud Martin says goodbye with an uproarious, perfectly orchestrated production of One Man, Two Guvnors, true to its commedia roots. Gai…

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 12:53PM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Sally Field Crash Landed Into John Wayne by The Late Late Show With James Corden

James welcomes his guests Scott Caan and Sally Field, and Sally recalls the first time she met James backstage of his play "One Man, Two Guvnors." James shows a pair of epic photos: a very y…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:35AM
Thursday, September 8, 2022

MTC Student Monologue Challenge: Madison + Kaden by Manhattan Theatre Club

Check out the outstanding student monologue written by Madison Opland from Eden College Durban in South Africa, and performed by Kaden Kearney. To read more about the challenge please visit…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:13PM
Friday, July 15, 2022

‘Jack Absolute Flies Again’ Review: A Knockout New Comedy by the Writer of ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ by Gordon Cox

No one saw it coming. Reworking Goldoni’s 18th-century comedy “A Servant of Two Masters” didn’t look like the recipe for a transatlantic comedy smash, but that was before Richard Bea…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:21PM
Sunday, February 27, 2022

71 Coltman Street review – the raucous origins of Hull Truck theatre company by Nick Ahad

Hull TruckOne-liners and vernacular idiosyncrasies at the ready, the Hull-born One Man, Two Guvnors playwright Richard Bean takes us back to 1971 and the founding of a local institution Ori…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:48AM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Shoshana Bean & More Join Mr. Saturday Night, Starring Billy Crystal, on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

A bevy of Broadway alums have joined the cast for the new musical comedy Mr. Saturday Night, starring Tony and Emmy winner Billy Crystal. Shoshana Bean, Jordan Gelber, Brian Gonzales and My…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:03PM
Friday, November 6, 2020

Watch Tony Winner James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors November 6 on PBS by Dan Meyer

The comedy also stars Suzie Toase and Oliver Chris.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Thursday, November 5, 2020

National Theatre’s One Man, Two Guvnors free show Friday night on PBS by Steven McKnight

Before James Corden became known to American audiences as host of “The Late, Late Show,” he became a theatrical star in the Royal National Theatre’s 2011 production of One Man, Two Guv…

SOURCE: DC Theatre Scene at 05:48PM

4 Shows to Check Out This Weekend, Including James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors

Also, mark your calendars for Hershey Felder's A Paris Love Story, coming November 22.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 03:24PM
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

PBS to Broadcast James Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors This November

The stage comedy will be presented as part of Great Performances.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:48PM
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

PBS Releases “Broadway’s Best” Schedule on Great Performances by Broadway Direct

As part of their “Broadway’s Best” lineup, Great Performances raises the curtain once again for theater-lovers by broadcasting a theatre favorite every week on PBS, beginning on Friday…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 05:07PM
Thursday, October 1, 2020

Lea Salonga, FIDDLER Doc, and ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Announced for Great Performances Fall Lineup

The PBS series Great Performances has announced the lineup for its fourth annual Broadwaya??s Best November series. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:42PM
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

BEST OF THE DECADE: The Greatest Performances Part 1 by JK

Over the past ten seasons, we have been witnesses to some truly amazing performances. These are thirty of the greatest star turns, each one iconic for a different reason. Some are from favor…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 01:24PM
Thursday, May 28, 2020

Is the Answer Virtual Reality? by Samuel Nicholls

Theatre has had to adapt swiftly and intelligently now that people are confined to their homes for the foreseeable future. Here, Sam Nicholls considers where the future may lie. Is it virtua…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 01:24PM
Saturday, May 9, 2020

Watching theatre online… How does it compare to the real thing? by Ayt Guest Writer

Sure, watching theatre online is great, especially at the moment, but how can it ever compare to the real thing? After watching and thoroughly enjoying some, Violet Mackintosh ponders over t…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 03:24PM
Thursday, April 23, 2020

NEWS: National Theatre At Home screens two versions of Frankenstein plus Antony & Cleopatra by Press Releases

After the popularity of its lockdown streamings of One Man, Two Guvnors, Jane Eyre, Treasure Island and tonight's Twelfth Night to coincide with Shakespeare's Birthday (23 April 2020), the N…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:38AM
Monday, April 13, 2020

“One Man, Two Guvnors” at The National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Armchair theatre-lovers rejoice. During the lockdown, the National Theatre is streaming a selection of its past hits for free for one week at a time. These shows, originally filmed as part o…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 08:39PM
Thursday, April 9, 2020

Jane Eyre, National Theatre at Home review - a fiery feminist adaptation by Marianka Swain

Sally Cookson's take on Brontë is innately theatrical and ferociously resonant The National Theatre’s online broadcasts got off to a storming start with One Man, Two Guvnors – watched b…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 06:48PM
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

‘A superb choice to lift a nation’s spirits’: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS – National Theatre (Online review) by Maryam Philpott

The first show in the National Theatre at Home programme was the 2011 smash-hit One Man, Two Guvnors, one of the great success stories of the Nicholas Hytner era, a cheeky farce written by R…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

VIDEO: Watch a ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Reunion With James Corden and More

James Corden (Francis Henshall), Oliver Chris (Stanley Stubbers), Jemima Rooper (Rachel Crabbe), Nick Hytner (director) and Richard Bean (writer) reunited on a Zoom call to chat about One Ma…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:51PM

Watch a One Man, Two Guvnors Reunion With Original Star James Corden, Director Nicholas Hytner, and More by Mark Peikert

The National Theatre brought members of the cast and creative team back together as it makes its archive of filmed performances available to stream on YouTube.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:34AM

‘It transported me away from the grim news & into another world’: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS – National Theatre (Online review) by Violet Mackintosh

Just as Hollywood produced slickly sweet, happiness-filled films during the Great Depression, this was the National’s attempt at lifting the nation’s spirits during the darkest times mos…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 10:30AM
Monday, April 6, 2020

‘This proves that staying in really does have its compensation’: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS – National Theatre (Online review) by Aleks Sierz

These shows, originally filmed as part of the flagship’s NT Live project, are now available on its YouTube channel. The first is Richard Bean’s gloriously silly farce, One Man, Two, Guvn…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 01:00PM
Sunday, April 5, 2020

‘Trying to capture just a spark of that charge that comes with live theatre’: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS – National Theatre (Online review) by Ian Foster

National Theatre at Home is a huge success. The type of scheme that only large institutions can hope to really pull off but even so, managing the kind of appointment-to-view occasion that wa…

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 01:00PM

All that Chat

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