Ian Hallard’s debut play Adventurous finds a gently comic soul in its exploration of middle-aged online pandemic dating.
‘Feels misguided’: HOGARTH’s PROGRESS – Rose Theatre, Kingston
The oft-misquoted George Santayana once said “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” and taking a glance at Nick Dear’s Hogarth’s Progress, you can’t help but feel it is most apposite for the folks at the Rose Theatre Kingston.
NEWS: Keith Allen & Bryan Dick share title role in Hogarth’s Progress double bill, Full casting
Keith Allen and Bryan Dick will star as William Hogarth, older and younger, in the double bill of Nick Dear’s Hogarth’s Progress at Rose Theatre, Kingston. Full casting is now announced.
NEWS: Keith Allen & Bryan Dick will lead the cast of Rose Theatre’s double-bill Hogarth’s Progress
Rose Theatre Kingston has announced the full cast for Nick Dear’s double-bill Hogarth’s Progress. Anthony Banks directs Bryan Dick as the younger William Hogarth in the first major UK revival of Dear’s The Art of Success, and Keith Allen as the older William Hogarth in the world première of The Taste of the Town.
NEWS: Boys in the Band transfers to West End for two weeks only in Feb
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.
THE BOYS IN THE BAND – Park Theatre & touring
It’s been almost 20 years since the last major revival of Mart Crowley’s 1968 play The Boys in the Band, a piece of writing that pre-dated the Stonewall riots and gay rights movement and indeed helped to inspire them, so there’s no doubting the importance of the play in the theatrical canon, gay or otherwise.
Podcast: Mart Crowley & The Boys in the Band cast on making history
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.
NEWS: All-star cast join Mark Gatiss & Ian Hallard in The Boys in the Band, Trailer released
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.