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The Shadow Factory is written by one of Britain's greatest living playwrights, Portsmouth-born Howard Brenton, directed by Samuel Hodges and designed by 59 Productions, the Tony award-winning design team behind the London 2012 Opening Ceremony. Tickets for Dan Snow in conversation with Paul ...
In 1974, Blackmore launched Birmingham's Second City Theatre with Fired, a show devised by the company and playwright David Edgar. ... Vivid stagings of Howard Brenton's The Genius, Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire (1986) and Alan Ayckbourn's Woman in Mind (1987) proved to be ...

Proud Haddock celebrate unearthed stories from classical playwrights. They arrive at Jermyn Street ... The ESCAPE season opened with the world premiere of Howard Brenton's The Blinding Light, directed by Tom Littler, which was nominated for four OffWestEnd Awards. This was followed by the world ...
In 1974, Howard Brenton gave Nottingham Playhouse a jolt of patriot-shocking theatrical electricity with The Churchill Play, set 10 years in the future in an ... The problem is that in focusing on causes for complaint, and simmering class antagonisms too, the playwright consigns the expected flesh and blood ...
[on account of] the subject, the setting and the concentration of the action into a single, 90-minute act". What was new to Parisian audiences then is simultaneously standard and old-fashioned today. Yet Miss Julie remains riveting. Tom Littler's production of this new text by playwright Howard Brenton (from ...

It's a fashion for playwrights to "bring their own worlds" to classics, which means mucking them about to make them "modern and relevant". This is an age that craves instant, twittered ... He's the first great "modernist" playwright yet very close to the Greeks, particularly Euripides. A bitter humour flashes as his ...
DAVID IRELAND (Playwright)'s plays include What The Animals Say (Oran Mor, Glasgow), Everything Between Us (Tinderbox), The End Of Hope ... Within the past sixty years, John Osborne, Samuel Beckett, Arnold Wesker, Ann Jellicoe, Howard Brenton, David Hare have started their careers at the Court.
"Evan's impressive work at Yale and extensive directing credits make her the perfect person to develop our gifted actors and playwrights as she leads ... for Theatre for a New Audience, where she previously directed her Ohio State Murders and the Off-Broadway premiere of Howard Brenton's Sore Throats.
Tennessee Williams (1911 - 1983) was one of the greatest American Playwrights. ... Hall Director Award by a highly distinguished panel of panel of theatre professionals comprising Sam Hodges (Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres), Howard Brenton, Tamara Harvey (Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd) ...
In 1974, Blackmore launched Birmingham's Second City Theatre with Fired, a show devised by the company and playwright David Edgar. ... Vivid stagings of Howard Brenton's The Genius, Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire (1986) and Alan Ayckbourn's woman in Mind (1987) proved to be ...
Proud Haddock celebrate unearthed stories from classical Playwrights. They arrive at Jermyn Street ... The ESCAPE season opened with the world premiere of Howard Brenton's The Blinding Light, directed by Tom Littler, which was nominated for four OffWestEnd Awards. This was followed by the world ...
In 1974, Howard Brenton gave Nottingham Playhouse a jolt of patriot-shocking theatrical electricity with The Churchill Play, set 10 years in the future in an ... The problem is that in focusing on causes for complaint, and simmering class antagonisms too, the playwright consigns the expected flesh and blood ...
Proud Haddock celebrate unearthed stories from classical Playwrights. They arrive at Jermyn Street ... The ESCAPE season opened with the world premiere of Howard Brenton's The Blinding Light, directed by Tom Littler, which was nominated for four OffWestEnd Awards. This was followed by the world ...
I'm a playwright, I'm first an entertainer, I want to stage a good yarn. I'm also a political writer and I have a broad agenda: I want to show that we have changed our view of the world, our way of life, our government, radically in the past, and we can again. Progress is not a dead idea. I believe 1940 was one of ...
Also a playwright and actor, Dunster's work has been seen on the stages of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare's Globe, Royal Exchange ... Owen Campbell was last seen on the New York stage in Playwrights Horizons' Indian Summer and starred in As You Are, which took the US Dramatic ...
The Shadow Factory by award-winning Hampshire Playwright Howard Brenton, will open in February with a story of "chaos, courage and community spirit". And using technology never seen before in a UK theatre, The Shadow Factory will feature state-of-the-art "nano winches" normally used by the likes of ...

Howard Brenton, Tony Harrison and Tony Kushner would all come in at 10am and take the milk bottles in. For once, writers were a genuine part of the ... A young playwright complained to me recently that she had been commissioned to write a play for a well-known address. When she finished it, the artistic ...
Adapted by veteran Playwright Howard Brenton, this is a faithful, often intense rendering of August Strindberg's landmark play 'Miss Julie' about an upstairs-downstairs sexual flirtation between an earl's daughter and his servant over one midsummer's eve. The power of Strindberg's focus on class ...
Anyone who likes playing "Spot the weirdo" will find themselves instantly at home in Howard Brenton's new play, which has its world premiere in this West End fringe venue, a stone's throw from Piccadilly Circus. Its subject is Swedish playwright and writer August Strindberg, and the psychological crisis ...
[on account of] the subject, the setting and the concentration of the action into a single, 90-minute act". What was new to Parisian audiences then is simultaneously standard and old-fashioned today. Yet Miss Julie remains riveting. Tom Littler's production of this new text by Playwright Howard Brenton (from ...
Playwrights David Hare and Howard Brenton have criticised the cut made to Hampstead Theatre's funding, claiming it is being victimised for its ... Hare said that while most will admire the arts Council for redistributing money, it should not come "at the direct expense of theatres which put the playwright first".
It's a fashion for Playwrights to "bring their own worlds" to classics, which means mucking them about to make them "modern and relevant". This is an age that craves instant, twittered ... He's the first great "modernist" playwright yet very close to the Greeks, particularly Euripides. A bitter humour flashes as his ...
I don't think Playwrights should plan to pass comment though. Noel Coward could write a wonderful comedy, just straight-out commercial Entertainment, and hit upon contemporary relevance almost by accident. So you start from that place of entertaining, and occasionally a work rushes off into a relevance ...
Award-winning playwright Sir David, who lives in Hampstead, declared the ... Sir David is among 47 writers, including Howard Brenton, Tony ...
David Hare is one of today's leading Playwrights and filmmakers. ... Plenty, Pravda (with Howard Brenton), The secret Rapture, Racing Demon, ...
The difficulty is compounded in the challenge set by Playwright Howard Brenton to portray characters that may or may not fall under the ...
... will find themselves instantly at home in Howard Brenton's new play, ... Its subject is Swedish playwright and writer August Strindberg, and ...
Tom Littler's production of this new text by Playwright Howard Brenton (from Agnes Broome's literal translation) shows why. The production ...
Playwrights David Hare and Howard Brenton have criticised the cut ... is one of only three or four theatres in London which is playwright-led.
Howard Brenton: 'To write Strindberg anew, I had to contact his spirit' ... It's a fashion for Playwrights to "bring their own worlds" to classics, which means ... He's the first great "modernist" playwright yet very close to the Greeks, ...
Renowned Playwright Howard Brenton's work ranges from The Romans in ... I don't think Playwrights should plan to pass comment though.
... sexually-charged classic has been given a new lease of life in a world premiere adaptation by renowned Playwright Howard Brenton.
Howard Brenton's adaptation of Strindberg's Miss Julie, directed by Tom .... Howard Brenton - is a little obsessed by the Swedish playwright?
... Jermyn Street Theatre with the world premiere of celebrated Playwright Howard Brenton's The Blinding Light, a specially commissioned work ...
... (1971) and appeared in the controversial adaptation of Measure for Measure created by Playwright Howard Brenton for the Northcott in 1972.
Subsequent seasons - Athol Fugard, Howard Brenton, Sara Daniels, ... Stoppard is perhaps the finest living English language playwright and ...
Tom Littler's production of this new text by Playwright Howard Brenton (from Agnes Broome's literal translation) shows why. The production ...
Playwrights David Hare and Howard Brenton have criticised the cut ... is one of only three or four theatres in London which is playwright-led.
It's a fashion for Playwrights to "bring their own worlds" to classics, which ... He's the first great "modernist" playwright yet very close to the ...
... an obsession with the great and still controversial Swedish playwright, ... The season opens with the world premiere of Howard Brenton's The ...
In the past, the playwright has tended to offend the political right: the ... Barker feels "very sorry" for Playwrights being asked by theatres to ... In the 1970s, he was labelled a leftwing writer along with Howard Brenton, David ...
... the British playwright's bio doesn't mention that he was knighted in ... young (mostly) men--Howard Brenton, Caryl Churchill, David Edgar, ...
Renowned Playwright Howard Brenton's work ranges from The Romans in ... I don't think Playwrights should plan to pass comment though.
Renowned Playwright Howard Brenton's work ranges from The Romans in ... I don't think Playwrights should plan to pass comment though.
With Escaped Alone - a Royal Court Theatre production directed by James MacDonald - acclaimed British playwright Caryl Churchill creates a comically black look at catastrophe.
And not to be missed will be another world premiere - Howard Brenton's adaptation of Strindberg's masterpiece, Miss Julie, running from June 30.
In the program for Plenty, David Hare's breakthrough 1978 drama of disenchantment, which recently completed a run at New York's Public Theater, the British playwright's bio doesn't mention that he was knighted in 1998. But it does report that "in a ...
With Escaped Alone - a Royal Court Theatre production directed by James MacDonald - acclaimed British playwright Caryl Churchill creates a comically black look at catastrophe.
... Lenkiewicz, Winsome Pinnock, Timberlake Wertenbaker, Howard Brenton, Tanika Gupta, Janet Suzman, Beatie Edney, Ann Mitchell, Maggie Steed, Stella Gonet, Graeae, and many others who contributed to the seven hours of programming, performed for the ...


 

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