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NEWS: Bush Theatre announces four premieres in 2018 season & three-year BAMER initiative

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The Bush Theatre has today announced its new 2018 season. Highlights include: Eight plays announced – including two new commissions, three world premieres and one UK premiere This season sees the launch of Passing the Baton –a three-year programming initiative dedicated to revivals of work by BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) artists beginning with Winsome Pinnock’s Leave Taking and including a …

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VIDEO SERIES: Meet the Brutes & their fellow revellers in The Provoked Wife

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Marooned Theatre’s contemporary reimagining of John Vanbrugh’s 1697 Restoration comedy, The Provoked Wife, moves into Islington’s Hope Theatre next month after a sell-out season at the White Bear Theatre earlier this summer. In this morning’s blog, director Hannah Bolland Moore explained how and why she youthened the characters and reset the action at a modern music festival. Now it’s time to meet the …

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NEWS: Traverse Festival’s record-breaking programme marks the 70th anniversary of the Edinburgh Fringe

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This year’s Traverse Festival programme presents eight world premieres, three European premieres and five Scottish premieres, among them a record five Traverse Theatre Company productions in the 70th anniversary year of the Edinburgh Festival.






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NEWS: Mikhail Baryshnikov stars in UK premiere of Brodsky/Baryshnikov, TICKETS ONSALE

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Legendary dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov comes to the West End with the UK premiere of Brodsky/Baryshnikov, running for four nights only at the Apollo Theatre from 3 to 6 May 2017. Brodsky/Baryshnikov is a one-man show, performed by Baryshnikov and based on the poems of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky. The production is an emotional journey deep into the poet’s visceral and complex …