Monday, June 18, 2018

‘Certainly lives up to all the hype‘: WAR HORSE – Touring ★★★★★ by Kristy Stott

The National Theatre’s War Horse certainly lives up to all of the hype. I’m a hardened theatre critic, aren’t I? However, like most of the inspired audience, I was brought to my feet, …

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Monday, June 11, 2018

BWW TV: Get an Exclusive Preview of NT Live's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME by BroadwayWorld TV

Olivierand Tony award winning playThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the NightTime, directed by Olivier and Tonyaward winning directorMarianne ElliotAngels in America, War Horse will be scre…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

NEWS: Marianne Elliott is awarded an OBE in Queen’s birthday honours by Press Releases

It’s likely to be a weekend to remember for Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, War Horse), artistic director of Elliott & Harper Productions, for not…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings for Pride's Annual Charity Concert on June 18th by TV News Desk

Actress Fran Drescher is the latest performer to join THE LINEUP of BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on Monday, June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York Ci…

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

‘Private Peaceful’ Play Sets New York Debut; ‘Journey’s End’ Screenwriter Adapted From ‘War Horse’ Author Novel by Greg Evans

Simon Reade’s critically acclaimed Irish production of the one-man play Private Peaceful starring Shane O’Regan will make its New York debut Off Broadway in August, producers sai…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

‘Sharper, tauter & more emotionally coherent than before’: BIRDSONG – Touring ★★★ by Thom Dibdin

There is more than one large-scale depiction of World War One on stage in Edinburgh at the moment. While the juggernaut that is War Horse may cause Birdsong to be overshadowed, the returning…

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REVIEW: Angels in America by JK

Review of the Thursday, May 3, 2018 (Millennium Approaches) and Friday, May 4, 2018 (Perestroika) performances at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York City.  Starring Andrew Garfield, Nat…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Want to learn puppetry skills? Here are the UK courses to add another string to your bow by Susan Elkin

Puppets are on the up – War Horse and Pinocchio being just a couple of recent examples. So now is a better

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

‘If you have not yet seen it, that should be put right as soon as possible’: WAR HORSE – Touring ★★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

The touring production of War Horse at the Festival Theatre is involving, emotional, visually spectacular and every bit as good as you have probably heard.

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Holes review – deeply felt drama brings landmark novel to life by Lyn Gardner

Nottingham PlayhouseAdult realism fuses with youthful fantasy in this rollicking adaptation of Louis Sachar’s much-loved detention camp taleAdam Penford’s tenure as artistic director at …

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Actor Jack Holden: ‘I was lucky enough to play the lead in War Horse straight after drama school’ by Giverny Masso

Jack Holden’s first role out of drama school was the lead in War Horse at the National Theatre. His other credits include

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes by David Kaufman

Nathan Lane as Roy M. Cohn and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett as Belize in a scene from Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” (Photo credit: Brinkhoff & Mögenburg) David Kaufman, Critic Full…

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Angels in America by Sandi Durell

    by Michael Bracken   Angels in America, Tony Kushner’s sprawling, magnificent epic about a time when an AIDS diagnosis was a death sentence, is back on Broadway. Britain…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Nathan Lane on Broadway's Angels in America: 'You've Never Quite Seen It Done Like This' by

Stage legend Nathan Lane is back on Broadway as Roy Cohn in the first revival of Tony Kushner's Angels in America, transferred from a sold-out run at London's National Theatre. Two-t…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Production news round-up: War Horse returns to the National and Lulu makes West End come-back by Giverny Masso

This week’s production news includes the return of War Horse to the National Theatre in London and a new Alan Bennett play

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

War Horse returns to National Theatre in November by Robin Johnson

The National Theatre production of War Horse will return to its original home to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. The post War Horse returns to National Theatre in November appeared firs…

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War Horse to return to National Theatre for First World War commemoration by Georgia Snow

War Horse is set to return to the National Theatre later this year to mark the centenary of Armistice Day. The Michael

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War Horse Will Return to London’s National Theatre; Additional Season Casting Set by Ryan McPhee

The theatre’s upcoming lineup also includes Translations, Polly Stenham’s contemporary take on Miss Julie, The Lehman Trilogy, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkin’s An Octoroon.

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NEWS: Colin Morgan and Ciarán Hinds to star in Brian Friel’s Translations at the National Theatre and War Horse returns by Press Releases

Casting has been announced for the new National Theatre season, with highlights include Colin Morgan and Ciarán Hinds in Brian Friel’s Translations.

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War Horse Returns to the National Theatre Marking the Centenary of Armistice Day by BroadwayWorld

War Horse, based on Michael Morpurgo's beloved novel, a remarkable story of courage, loyalty and friendship, will return to the National Theatre 11 years after its NT debut for a limited run…

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National Theatre Announces New Casting for Upcoming Season by BroadwayWorld

New casting announced for the new National Theatre season. Full cast has been announced for Brian Friel's Translations including Colin Morgan and Ciaran Hinds, part of the Travelex season wi…

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Tony-winning 'The Humans' comes home — its family and feelings intact by Chris Jones

Not since “War Horse,” now five years ago, has a Broadway production of a contemporary drama gone out on the road and played a big Chicago venue. People respond more readily to musicals;…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

National Theatre is committed to touring | Letters by Letters

In the last year the National Theatre has toured six productions to 36 towns and cities across the UK, writes its director of communications Martin PrendergastWhile there was much to admire …

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

"Angels in America" at Neil Simon Theatre, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Neil Simon Theatre will be hosting the stage production of American playwright Tony Kushner's, "Angels in America."The play originally won numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for D…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Looking Ahead to 2018, Part II: The New Shows by JK

Yesterday, I talked about the shows I was looking forward to that are already established. Today, I'll go over the new shows I'm definitely getting to. And I'll end with a short list of not …

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

In pictures (December 21): Sheffield Crucible, London Palladium, War Horse, Curve and more by The Stage

The latest press night parties, new shows in rehearsal, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include opening nights

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The Grinning Man, Trafalgar Studios, London, theatre review: 'Recommended' by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

The pared-back adaptation of Victor Hugo's 1869 novel L'Homme Qui Rit ("The Man Who Laughs") was created by War Horse director Tom Morris at the Bristol Old Vic

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

‘An enduring story of humanity & friendship’: WAR HORSE – Touring ★★★★★ by Olivia Mitchell

Complex, intense and disturbing yet gentle and moving in equal measure. I would recommend this wonderful production to theatre goers of all ages. An enduring story of humanity and friendship…

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Pinocchio, National Theatre review - boy puppet lifts off, eventually by David Benedict

Look no strings: long-nosed cartoon character is humanised by a magical stagingFrom Nicholas Hytner and Alan Bennett’s wonderfully nostalgic version of The Wind in the Willows through Cora…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Photo Flash: First Look at THE GRINNING MAN by BroadwayWorld

The critically acclaimed production of The Grinning Man, directed by Tony award-winning Tom Morris War Horse and based on the classic Victor Hugo Les Mis rables novel, The Man Who Laughs, ha…

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