The first thing most people would agree on here is that the venue for Floyd Collins is spot on. Wilton’s Music Hall is steeped in history, and its ruggedness serves as the perfect backdrop for this Southern American jaunt into a haunting cave of wonders.
Adam Guettel and Tina Landau’s award-winning musical is based on the true story of Floyd Collins, a cave explorer who dreamt of finding fame and fortune deep underground. But what have critics been saying about it? The Guardian: *** “Even […]
This week the London theatre bloggers discuss the revival of JB Priestley’s The Roundabout at the Park Theatre, Much Ado About Nothing in a pop-up production at Selfridges department store, and Zoe Lewis’ new play Britten in Brooklyn.
A New York artistic commune in the early 1940s – occupied by British exiles Benjamin Britten, WH Auden, American novelist Carson McCullers (The Heart is a Lonely Hunter) and stripper Gypsy Rose Lee amongst many other artists – is the setting for Zoe Lewis‘ new play Britten in Brooklyn, which has just premiered at London’s Wilton’s Music Hall.
Sadie Frost returns to the London stage in the world premiere production of Zoe Lewis’s new play, Britten in Brooklyn, which runs at Wilton’s Music Hall until 17 September 2016. Can it impress the critics?
Exiled in America for his beliefs and a national disgrace Benjamin Britten must decide which way his conflicted political ideals lie but the constant parties, doomed affairs and John Dunne, the mysterious stranger provide an easy distraction.
Final casting has been announced for the world premiere of Zoe Lewis’ Britten in Brooklyn, which will play for a strictly limited season of 21 performances from 31 August to 17 September 2016.
Wilton’s Music Hall has announced its exciting new season programme, which sees the world’s oldest surviving grand music hall welcome a diverse range of work, shining a spotlight on live music and bespoke theatre productions. In addition to the previously announced the premiere of Zoe Lewis’ Britten in Brooklyn, starring Sadie Frost in September, the schedule includes a major London revival of the 1996 Off-Broadway musical Floyd Collins. The new production, directed by Jonathan Butterell, will run at Wilton’s Music Hall 21 September to 15 October 2016.
Sadie Frost will star as Gypsy Rose Lee in the world premiere of Zoe Lewis’ new play BRITTEN IN BROOKLYN at Wilton’s Music Hall, which will play for a strictly limited season of 21 performances from 31 August to 17 September 2016.
Wait for ages? Buses? With the removal of copyright protection from F Scott Fitzgerald’s epic novel, we’re about to be bombarded by a – what IS the collective noun for multiple Gatsbys – a clutch, a slew, a bootleg-full? They’re all appropriate to this enduring story of a showman and playboy from the prohibition era, and […]
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At Londonist Towers, our fondness for Wilton’s – the last surviving ‘grand musical hall’ in the country – knows few bounds. We love its raffish ‘beautiful state of disrepair’ auditorium, its varied repertoire and its super nice cheap bar. The shabby chic auditorium is so adaptable and for this week’s performances of Carmen it could […]
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