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Award-winning playwright Chris Bush reimagines the Faust myth to explore what we must sacrifice to achieve greatness, and the legacy that we leave behind. Caroline Byrne directs this radical new work - a Headlong and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre co-production, in association with the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
Premiering at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre on 22nd January before playing at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 26 February. It will then tour the UK, visiting Bristol Old Vic, Leeds Playhouse and Northern Stage throughout March and April 2020.
Using live music, song and theatrical inventiveness, a company of five actors play multiple roles in interweaving worlds. From foggy London to the haunted Dedlock Manor in Lincolnshire and Bleak House, home to John Jarndyce, his young cousins Ada and Richard and Esther their orphaned housekeeper.
Deep in the Norrington Room, amongst three miles of bookshelves, where better to stage Dickens’ classic tale of inheritance, mystery, obsession and murder than the Law section of Oxford’s most famous shop?
Showing in Blackwell’s Bookshop, Oxford, from 1st February until 7th March.
Brecht’s classic master and servant comedy is given a gender-switched adaptation by award-winning novelist and playwright Denise Mina (The Detective Alex Morrow, Garnethill and Paddy Meehan series). When sober, landowner Mrs Puntila is a ruthless and avaricious capitalist overlord, but the minute drink is taken she becomes a kind and generous benefactor. Her shrewd chauffeur Matti divides his time between extricating her from drunken mishaps and wooing her wayward daughter Eva - a match which will only be possible if Mrs Puntila can get over the class divide.
Showing at the Lyceum, Edinburgh, from 28th February until 21st March.
The highly-anticipated world premiere stage show opens this November, in partnership with internationally acclaimed Selladoor Worldwide, continuing Dundee Rep’s collaboration with award-winning writing partnership Noisemaker following the hugely successful The Snow Queen, A Christmas Carol, and brand new musical, Hi My Name is Ben which premiered in the US this Spring. Directed by Andrew Panton.
★★★★ - 'A new Scottish musical that will surely warm the hearts of thousands' (The Scotsman)
★★★★ - 'A braw musical' (The Guardian)
Showing at Dundee Rep Theatre from 23rd November until 5th January, and then touring the UK until 14th March 2020.
Jack and Algernon are best friends. Jack is Ernest in town. Algernon is Ernest in the country. But can two friends ever be Ernest at once? Enter two eligible young ladies, a mother-in-law, a governess, and a baby in a handbag… and suddenly being truly Earnest has never been more important.
A play about the ruling class making the trivial serious and the serious utterly trivial. Surely nothing could be less relevant today. Directed by Lu Kemp.
Showing at Perth Theatre from 5th until 21st March.
Franz Kafka’s hugely influential, tragicomic, iconic novella is brought vividly to life in this international co-production between Vanishing Point, Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione in Italy and Tron Theatre, adapted and directed by Vanishing Point's Matthew Lenton and designed by Kenneth MacLeod (The Dark Carnival).
Touring from 28th February until 19th April, including to: VIE Festival, Cesena, Italy; Tron Theatre, Glasgow; Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh; Dundee Rep Theatre; and Eden Court, Inverness.
With dazzling puppetry, delicious music, dreamy storytelling, and dozens of laughs, The Bear is an unforgettable experience for the whole family and a perfect introduction to theatre for little people.
Based on the book by Raymond Briggs and adapted for the stage by Pins and Needles Productions.
Touring across the UK from 18th January until 11th April.
Back by popular demand following the completely sold out tour in 2019. A ceilidh through Scotland’s past – and present. This legendary piece of Scottish theatre tells the story of the exploitation of Scottish lands, waters and people over the centuries.
A National Theatre of Scotland production in association with Dundee Rep Theatre and Live Theatre, Newcastle. Based on the original production by Dundee Rep Theatre. Written by John McGrath and directed by Joe Douglas.
Touring Scotland from 30th April until 29th May, including to: Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow; Coigach Community Hall, Ullapool; Rogart Village Hall, Pittentrail; Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh; and Dundee Rep Theatre.
We're delighted to announce that Islander: A New Musical, with clients Kirsty Findlay and Bethany Tennick playing the two leads, has been nominated for Best New Musical after it's run at Southwark Playhouse. The awards celebrate independent, alternative and fringe theatre across London.
Winners will be announced in February 2020 at the 10th Anniversary Awards Ceremony in London.
We're delighted to announce that so many productions with clients were nominated recently for the 2019 CATS:
Ulster American (Robert Jack); My Left Right Foot (Richard Conlon); Lost at Sea (Jennifer Black & Gerry Mulgrew); The Dark Carnival (Elicia Daly, Ann Louise Ross, Laurie Scott)
Pride and Prejudice* (*Sort of) (Christina Gordon).
Winners were announced at the Tramway on Sunday 9th June with Ulster American scooping Best Production and Best New Play, along with Lost at Sea taking Best Ensemble and Best Director (Ian Brown). My Left Right Foot was awarded Best Music and Sound. Congratulations to all those involved!
Delighted to announce that Ulster American, with client Robert Jack, has scooped up the prestigious Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award after its run at the Edinburgh Festival 2018, as well as taking a Fringe First Award during week one of the festival.
My Left Right Foot, with client Richard Conlon, also took home a Fringe First Award in week two of the festival, and a Herald Angel Award.
This year's awards took place at Perth Theatre on Sunday 10th June. We are delighted to announce that client, Robert Jack, won the award for Best Male Performance for his role as Berenger in the hit production Rhinoceros at the Royal Lyceum Theatre.
Rhinoceros had huge success with nominations in several categories, taking away awards for Best Production, Best Music & Sound, and Best Director - Murat Daltaban.
The Belle's Strategem took the award for Best Ensemble, with clients Richard Conlon and Helen Mackay. August: Osage County, with clients Beth Marshall and Ann Louise Ross, and Rhinoceros, with client Robert Jack, were also nominated.
Monarch of the Glen, with clients James Rottger, Ali Watt, and Benny Young, won the award for Best New Play, whilst Flight, with clients Maryam Hamidi and Robert Jack, managed to secure nominations in Best Design, Best Technical Presentation, and Best Production, taking away the award for Best Design.
The Citz' Christmas production, Cinderella, was nominated for both Best Production for Children and Young People and Best Technical Presentation, with clients Peter Collins and Caroline Deyga.
For details of all this year's winners follow the link below.
Delighted to announce that Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, with clients Caroline Deyga & Kirsty Findlay, has won Best New Comedy at the Olivier Awards 2017!
A co-production between the National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre, that has toured both the UK and internationally, including a sold-out run at the National.
The production will transfer to the West End this May (see further below for details).
The winners of the 23rd annual Leon Sinden Awards were announced on Saturday 14th October at Pitlochry Festival Theatre and we're delighted to announce that client, Rebecca Elise, has won Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Liz Imbrie in High Society.
We are delighted to announce that Billy Mack has won Best Male Performance for his role as Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman. Clients, Robert Jack (Much Ado About Nothing) and Gerry Mulgrew (Krapp's Last Tape), were also nominated.
Death of a Salesman, starring clients, Billy Mack and Ann Louise Ross, also won Best Ensemble and Best Production.
Click on the link below to see all this year's winners.
Delighted to announce that after a fantastic run of Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour with our clients, Caroline Deyga & Kirsty Findlay, the production has been nominated for The Radio 2 Audience Award for Best Musical 2016.
Now in its 63rd year, The Evening Standard Theatre Awards celebrates the outstanding achievement and performance in London's theatreland.
Further details of the other nominees can be found following the link below.
Delighted to announce that Waiting For Godot with client Benny Young has won Best Ensemble & Best Production at this year's Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland.
Other winners & nominees included -
Great Expectations with Ann Louise Ross (Nominated for Best Ensemble)
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour with Caroline Deyga (Winner of Best Music & Sound, nominated for Best Ensemble & Best Production)
Lanark: A Life in Three Acts with Helen Mackay, Gerry Mulgrew & Camrie Palmer (Winner of Best Design & Best Technical Production, nominated for Best Production)
Lost at Sea with Ashley Smith (Nominated for Best Production for Children and Young People)
Little Red and the Wolf with Billy Mack and Ann Louise Ross (Nominated for Best Production for Children and Young People)
Please click the link below for further details.
We're delighted that client Benny Young was nominated in the inaugural Sunday Herald Cultural Awards in the category for Best Actor (Theatre). The other nominees included Maureen Beattie and Paul Higgins, with Alan Cumming taking home the award.
Delighted to announce that The Royal Lyceum's production of Caucasian Chalk Circle with our clients Deborah Arnott & Buchan Lennon won four awards including Best Ensemble, Best Production & Best Director!
Our client Meg Fraser was also nominated in the Best Female Performance category.
Benny has won The Stage Award for Acting Excellence for his role of Tom in Owen McCafferty's Unfaithful. Directed by Rachel O'Riordan at the Traverse Theatre, part of the Edinburgh Fringe 2014.