The Donmar West End production of Constellations launches its first two casts in Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah and Peter Capaldi and Zoë Wanamaker at the Vaudeville Theatre.
Actors Jonathan Pryce and Ruth Wilson, plus director, choreographer and former Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips are among the theatre and entertainment industry names in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Jennifer Lunn has been awarded the The Popcorn Writing Award 2020 for her play Es and Flo, and receives a cash prize of £2,500.
Sam Mendes’ Olivier Award-winning production of Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman received equal top billing at this week’s Tony Awards 2019 nominations announcement alongside the hit Broadway production of To Kill a Mockingbird. The productions both have nine nods including ones for Ferryman actors Paddy Considine (Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play), Fionnula Flanagan and Laura Donnelly. The …
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child becomes the most nominated new play in Olivier history, with 11 nominations. Full 2017 Olivier Award shortlists announced today
Ruth Wilson’s work is stunning, though – her performance is up there with Denise Gough’s in People, Places and Things. She successfully grapples with Hedda’s emotional changeability and displays a stunning range of aggression, vulnerability and volatility.
Top director Ivo van Hove makes an uneven Southbank debut, preferring visual beauty to emotional connection.
Ruth Wilson takes on the leading role in this Ibsen classic, radically reinterpreted in Ivo Van Hove’s debut production for the National Theatre. It runs in rep in the Lyttelton Theatre until 21 March 2017. What have critics made of it?
In this new version of Ibsen’s play by Patrick Marber, director Ivo van Hove has the equally extraordinary talents of Ruth Wilson leading his company. And as with his revelatory A View From The Bridge, this is a contemporary reworking of a classic that will frustrate some with its froideur but left me gasping at its gut-wrenching rawness.
Of all Ibsen’s creations, the strangest is Hedda Gabler. Rarely has she been more alarming, yet more credible, than in Ruth Wilson’s stunning performance under Ivo van Hove.
Further casting has been announced today for the National Theatre’s upcoming production of Hedda Gabler, with Rafe Spall returning to the stage to join leading lady Ruth Wilson in the modern version of Ibsen’s classic.
The National Theatre has announced full dates and further details for its new booking period, running from September 2016 to February 2017. Headline highlights for the period include: dates for Ruth Wilson taking the title role in HEDDA GABLER in a new version by Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, and The Night Manager’s Elizabeth Debicki joining Mark Strong and Hope Davis in the cast of David Hare’s THE RED BARN, directed by Robert Icke.