FIRST LOOK: All About Eve starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James

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First production images have been released from Ivo Van Hove’s new adaptation of All About Eve starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James at London’s Noel Coward Theatre. Enjoy Jan Versweyveld’s first look production images from All About Eve which is now in previews at the Noel Coward Theatre. This new production sees Emmy Award-winner Gillian Anderson as she returns to the stage alongside Lily James in the titular role. BAFTA Award-winner Monica Dolan will play Karen alongside Ian Drysdale as Max Fabian, Tsion Habte as Phoebe, Jessie Mei Li as Claudia Casswell, Julian Ovenden as Bill, Sheila Reid as Birdie, Rhashan Stoneas Lloyd, Stanley Townsend as Addison DeWitt and Pianist Philip Voyzey. Merric Boyd, Fejiro Emasiobi, Charles Hagerty, Chanelle Modi, Stuart Nunn, Phillipa Peak, Grace Stone and Michael Warburton complete the Ensemble. Ivo van Hove’s direction is accompanied by set and lighting design from JanVersweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys … Read more

REVIEW: The Orchestra, Omnibus Theatre ✭✭✭

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Jennifer Christie reviews Jean Anouilh’s The Orchestra now playing at the Omnibus Theatre. The Orchestra Omnibus Theatre 31 January 2019 3 Stars Book Tickets The Orchestra is a whimsical short play selected by the director Kristine Landon-Smith for production by TeatroLatino.  Landon-Smith chose The Orchestra as a classic gem from the pen of Jean Anouilh, a French playwright of the 20th century that had previously caught her directorial eye. The Orchestra has enjoyed many previous seasons around the world and is currently playing at the Omnibus Theatre. The Omnibus Theatre is an independent theatre, a cultural centre for the whole community. It runs an ambitious program of re-imagined classics and contemporary storytelling with evenings of jazz music and art projects as well. The Orchestra belongs to the large canon of the classic work of Jean Anouilh. The Orchestra is described by the director as a story of ‘tired musicians playing … Read more

INTERVIEW: Glorious Old Masters – The Cast Of Art

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Glorious Old Masters – we talk to Nigel Havers, Stephen Tompkinson and Denis Lawson on the first day of rehearsals for the ART UK Tour. ART UK TOUR SCHEDULE Waiting to chat to Nigel Havers, Stephen Tompkinson and Denis Lawson on the first day of rehearsals for ART I overhear a waitress detailing the ingredients of the soup of the day. It occurs to me that the producers of Yasmina Reza’s award-winning play might have had a similar approach:  Take one of the most successful comedies of all time; cast three of our best-loved and most experienced stars and mix well with a talented director. Garnish with marketing and serve at some of the UK’s finest theatres. Voilà! One smash-hit. With a clutch of heavyweight credits between them, all three actors agree that ART is the theatrical equivalent of European white truffles. “First of all, it’s very short. I’m very … Read more