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  • Kneehigh Theatre to debut at the Annenberg with 'Brief Encounter'

     Kneehigh Theatre to debut at the Annenberg with 'Brief Encounter'
    Emma Rice first staged "Noel Coward's Brief Encounter," a fantasia based on the 1945 David Lean movie of a Coward one-act play, more than six years ago, yet even as the play has gone on to tour the world, she has never stopped working on it.
  • A vintage year onstage as classics blended with provocative premieres

     A vintage year onstage as classics blended with provocative premieres
    Much that was old was new again in 2013, which turned out to be a very good year for the classics. It wasn't a bad year for new work either, even if too many of today's most provocative playwrights are getting short shrift from this town's nonprofit...

    'War Horse's' Marianne Elliott charges into new projects

    'War Horse's' Marianne Elliott charges into new projects
    LONDON — When author Michael Morpurgo was told the National Theatre wanted to adapt his book "War Horse" for the stage, to be co-directed by Marianne Elliott, he immediately went off to see Elliott's production of George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan."...

    Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre

    Rufus Norris to succeed Nicholas Hytner at National Theatre
    Rufus Norris, who began his career as an actor before turning to directing, has been tapped to succeed Nicholas Hytner as the new director of Britain's presitigious National Theatre. Norris is expected to assume his new role when Hytner steps down at...

    Review: Antaeus' 'The Liar' full of desire, pursuits, untruths

    Review: Antaeus' 'The Liar' full of desire, pursuits, untruths
    Though David Ives is known for wit that’s bold, “The Liar's” something special, truth be told. Adapting antique farce by Pete Corneille in vernacular of the present day, complete with pentametric verse in rhyme, the writing’s...