Award-winning actress, TV and film actress Alex Kingston will take on the lead of Dr Stockmann in An Enemy of the People from 13 to 28 September 2019 (press night is 17 September) as part of Nottingham Playhouse’s autumn season.
Winners of The Stage Awards 2019 have been announced at the Bridge Theatre, London. The Bush Theatre was named London Theatre of the Year, Regional Theatre of the Year was won by Nottingham Playhouse and The Barn Theatre, Cirencester won Fringe Theatre of the Year.
The revival of Alan Bennett’s 1991 classic The Madness of King George III at Nottingham Playhouse couldn’t then be more relevant, a play that speaks to our interest in the people who govern us as well as concerns about fitness to rule, mental health and its treatment.
The Madness of George III offers a great part for an actor, one which Mark Gatiss relishes. His vocal and physical tics are memorable, while never reducing mental illness to a series of quirks.
Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company has confirmed the full cast for its forthcoming production of Sweet Charity – its first musical production since 2006 (31 August to 22 September 2018, press night is 5 September).
This month award-winning actress Kacey Ainsworth is treading the boards at Nottingham Playhouse, taking the role of the tyrannical Warden in Nottingham Playhouse’s production of Louis Sachar’s Holes, playing until 22 April.
Nottingham Playhouse is delighted to announce Adam Penford’s first season as Artistic Director, including multi-award winning drama The Madness of George III starring Mark Gatiss.
The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall’s Relationship with Kids Company, a new documentary musical which premieres in July.
THE BOYS IN THE BAND transfers to the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre for two weeks only in February, with its full original cast, including Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard.
Artistic Director Josie Rourke and Executive Producer Kate Pakenham announce today the Power Season at the Donmar Warehouse. This spring season includes a new play by Steve Waters examining the 1981 split in the Labour party; a revival of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui starring Lenny Henry; and a new musical with book and lyrics edited from the transcript …
Nottingham Playhouse announced this week that Adam Penford, who was born and raised in Nottingham, is to become its new Artistic Director. Adam will be taking over Nottingham Playhouse’s artistic programme of work from 2018.
Mart Crowley’s seminal play, The Boys in the Band, premiered in New York in 1968, just 14 months before the Stonewall riots that ignited the gay rights movement. Long before the likes of Martin Sherman‘s Bent (1979), Tony Kushner‘s Angels in America (1993) or Kevin Elyot‘s My Night With Reg (1994), this play broke new ground, changing history and the landscape of gay theatre.
Further casting has been announced for Adam Penford’s revival of Mart Crowley’s ground-breaking play, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, opening at Park Theatre in London this autumn, then touring to The Lowry, Theatre Royal Brighton and West Yorkshire Playhouse. Daniel Boys, Jack Derges and James Holmes are amongst the boys joining Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard in the new band.
With constant depressing news in the wider world, theatre news offers a respite. Recent news to celebrate includes Mark Rylance’s West End return, the London premiere of Owen McCafferty’s Unfaithful, Samuel Beckett tribute No’s Knife and more…
Sean Campion, Niamh Cusack, Ruta Gedmintas and Matthew Lewis star in the London premiere of Owen McCafferty’s Unfaithful, running at Found111 for six weeks from 25 August 2016.