Adrian Lester nominated for Best Actor at the 2022 Outer Critic Circle Awards (US)

Nominees for the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season, were announced April 26 by the Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications. Leading the pack is the Broadway production of The Lehman Trilogy with nine nominations. Adrian Lester, Simon Russell Beale and Adam Godley were all nominated for Best Actor. Other nominations … Continue reading Adrian Lester nominated for Best Actor at the 2022 Outer Critic Circle Awards (US)

Dazzling Divas returns to Jermyn Street Theatre in August 2022

Dazzling Divas, written by and starring triple Olivier nominee Issy van Randwyck, is returning to Jermyn Street Theatre from 2-7 August 2022. Featuring songs and stories on divas Billie Holiday, Janis Joplin, Mama Cass, Karen Carpenter, Marilyn Monroe, Patsy Cline and Dusty Springfield. The show received an Offie Nomination for as part of the Footprints Festival last year at Jermyn Street Theatre. ‘All I ever … Continue reading Dazzling Divas returns to Jermyn Street Theatre in August 2022

Adrian Lester is awarded with Pragnell Award 2022

The Pragnell Award is given at Shakespeare’s birthday each year to those that have furthered the enjoyment and understanding of the Bard’s work. This year it was awarded to actor Adrian Lester CBE. Introduced in 1990, the Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award celebrates individuals who have significantly furthered our understanding, knowledge and love for the Bard’s work.  Each year, the recipient is chosen by a committee … Continue reading Adrian Lester is awarded with Pragnell Award 2022

Lolita Chakrabarti scoops Best New Play at Olivier Awards 2022 as Life of Pi bags a total of five fabulous awards

Playwright and actress Lolita Chakrabarti has been awarded the Best New Play award at this year’s Olivier Awards for her adaptation of Life of Pi. Life of Pi also won four more awards on the night, including Best Actor for Hiran Abeysekera, Best Supporting Actor for the seven actors and puppeteers behind ‘Richard Parker’, Best Set Design and Best Lighting. Lolita Chakrabarti thanked Martel for … Continue reading Lolita Chakrabarti scoops Best New Play at Olivier Awards 2022 as Life of Pi bags a total of five fabulous awards

Life of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti, leads nominations at this year’s Olivier Awards

Life of Pi, the stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s Booker-winning novel featuring giant puppets and extraordinary special effects has received NINE nominations at this year’s Olivier Award, including the coveted best new play. The seven performers who play the puppet tiger are all nominated for best actor in a supporting role and Max Webster is up for Best Director. Nominations are as follows: Best sound … Continue reading Life of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti, leads nominations at this year’s Olivier Awards