In Proforca Theatre’ new adaptation of The Ballad of Reading Gaol, running at London’s Theatre N16 23 July to 2 August 2018, Oscar Wilde’s original poem is melded with five pieces of new writing. Who’s Hero, Human, Monster, Guardian and Innocent in this immersive new staging? Watch the series of teaser trailers below – and then get booking!
We’re counting down to the long-overdue West End premiere of William Gibson’s 1958 Broadway hit Two for the Seesaw, which starts performances at Trafalgar Studios 2 care of Buckland Theatre on 12 July. Sneak a peek into rehearsals with stars Charles Dorfman and Else Bennett and director Gary Condes with our gallery below – and then get booking!
If you had to choose just three Hollywood legends to build a theatre show around, who would you choose? For Sirens of the Silver Screen, Beth Burrows selected Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe. At last week’s post-show discussion hosted by MyTheatreMates’ Terri Paddock at the Tabard Theatre, she explained why she did, how much fun she had researching each and to which she feels most connected.
American playwright’s autobiographical The Play About My Dad, based on her experience in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, has just received its European premiere at London’s Jermyn Street Theatre, where its limited season continues until the 21 July 2018. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review highlights from this “extraordinarily moving” production – as well as the show’s trailer (also moving). Have a look – and then get booking!
Meet Sarah Louise Hughes, who, straight out of drama school, has been cast in the title role of Michael Strassen’s major new production of Jim Cartwright’s modern classic The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the Barn Theatre, Cirencester. In the latest in our Featured Show series, watch as she starts her “new journey” via some extraordinary audition tapes of her singing Judy Garland and Cilla Black…
Got your tickets yet for the return of Beth Burrows’ “exceptional” one-woman cabaret Sirens of the Silver Screen? Watch this fantastic video trailer from the show’s London premiere last year – with Burrows bringing to life the songs and stories of Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe – and then get booking!
Check out the (nearly) full-length Q&A video below for more on the delicacies of rehearsing and performing such a sexually graphic piece, the secrets of Liz Ascroft‘s phenomenal set, a team of veteran creative geniuses, political resonances, generational divides – and a surprising amount of laughter for a play about a modern plague!