27 May 2015
Out of Joint founder, Max Stafford-Clark discusses the state of touring theatre and how cuts in funding, safer programming and shrinking audiences have all affected his latest tour of new play Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage.
Sonia Friedman shares her experiences of working with Stafford-Clark from her days as producer and co-founder of Out of Joint.
26 May 2015
The cast of the multi-award winning British musical SUNNY AFTERNOON will perform live at two prestigious events in London’s summer music calendar.
26 May 2015
ADDITIONAL BROADWAY CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR BROADWAY BOUND OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING BEST PLAY “ K I N G C H A R L E S III”
19 May 2015
Matthew Spencer will play the role of George Orwell’s Winston Smith in the hit West End stage production of 1984 this summer. The role of Julia will be played by Janine Harouni until 25 July, and then Hara Yannas from 27 July to the end of the run. Simon Coates, Tim Dutton, Stephen Fewell, Christopher Patrick Nolan, Ben Porter, Gavin Spokes and Mandi Symonds complete the cast.
30 April 2015
Sonia Friedman Productions and Eleanor Lloyd Productions present the Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production of 1984 will return to the Playhouse Theatre in the West End this summer, where it enjoyed a very successful run in 2014. 1984 will preview from 12 June 2015, with the press night on 18 June 2015.
21 April 2015
Producers Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin have announced a groundbreaking new partnership with The Old Vic today. The collaboration will give Old Vic shows a potential life in the West End, on Broadway and elsewhere in the UK and North America.
14 April 2015
London previews for the new British musical Bend It Like Beckham begin on 15 May 2015 with opening night on 24 June 2015. In January a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale at the Phoenix Theatre, taking bookings to 24 October 2015.
4 April 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch, in the title role, will be joined by Ciarán Hinds as Claudius, Jim Norton as Polonius, Leo Bill as Horatio, Sian Brooke as Ophelia, Anastasia Hille as Gertrude and Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Laertes.
27 March 2015
Mark Rylance will reprise the role of King Philippe V.
Coutertenor Iestn Davis will return to sing the role of Farinelli.
6 March 2015
THE PRODUCTION WILL PLAY AT THE DUKE OF YORK’S THEATRE FOR A STRICTLY LIMITED RUN IN SEPTEMBER 2015
20 February 2015
It is announced that Hamlet will be broadcast to cinemas around the world on Thursday 15 October 2015 as part of National Theatre Live.