Sharon D Clarke is to reprise her acclaimed role in the award-winning musical Caroline, or Change when it opens at London’s PlyahouseTheatre later this year. Caroline, Or Change, the critically acclaimed musical by Angels In America playwright Tony Kushner and Tony Award-winning composer of Fun Home Janine Tesori is to transfer to the Playhouse Theatre […]
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Final casting has been announced for Hamsptead Theatre’s upcoming production of Caroline Or Change. Following a critically acclaimed sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre last Summer, Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s musical Caroline Or Change comes to Hamsptead Theatre from 12 March – 21 April 2018. 1963. In quiet Lake Charles, Louisiana, the destruction of […]
With it’s eerie echoes of today’s top news stories, Mother Courage and her Children makes for some thought-provoking viewing. Add in a show-stealing performance from Lawrence, and this could be essential theatre viewing for November.
We are pleased to bring you these great First Look production images by Scott Rylander of Tony Kushner’s new translation of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and her Children which opens tonight at Southwark Playhouse. Mother Courage and her Children stars Josie Lawrence and is directed by Hannah Chiswick, musical supervision and arrangements by David Randall, […]
It was announced today that the National Theatre’s production of Tony Kushner’s Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia will transfer to Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre for a limited eighteen week engagement from February 23, 2018. Marianne Elliott’s new production opened at the National Theatre earlier this yea to rave reviews. The production is presented in […]
Multi award-winning actress Josie Lawrence is to star in a new production of Mother Courage and her Children at Southwark Playhouse from November 2 – December 9, 2017. Bertolt Brecht’s classic play is translated by Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright whose epic play Angels In America is currently playing at the National Theatre. […]
Let’s be clear about this, Angels in America is not a play. It’s an event, the equivalent of box set binge viewing. This brilliantly acted production takes days to process and will stay with you…maybe until the next revival. Epic, extraordinary, breathtaking- and here’s another cliché- fight for a ticket!
It’s hard to avoid the word ‘epic’ when discussing Tony Kushner’s play, the sweep and ambition is still broad and astonishing.