NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Cyrano de Bergerac

The Jamie Lloyd Company’s production will begin performances at the Playhouse Theatre from the 27th November. Full casting has been announced for Jamie Lloyd’s production of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, freely adapted for this production by Martin Crimp. Joining the previously announced James McAvoy in the title role will be: Michele Austin (Ragueneau), Adam Best (Le Bret), Sam Black (Armand/Priest), Nari… Read More

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NEWS: James McAvoy to Star in Cyrano de Bergerac

The production is set to run at the Playhouse Theatre from the 27th November. It has been announced that The Jamie Lloyd Company will present a brand new season in the West End, which will run at the Playhouse Theatre from November 2019 to August 2020. The first production in the season will be Edmond… Read More

REVIEW: When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other, Dorfman Theatre, National Theatre

To say there’s been a lot of hype surrounding When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other would be an understatement. The announcement of Cate Blanchett’s National Theatre debut gathered so much interest that a ticket ballot system was introduced given the huge demand and limited space of the Dorfman Theatre. During previews eager theatregoers began… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Dealing With Clair, Orange Tree Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for Richard Twyman’s production of Dealing With Clair, playing at the Orange Tree Theatre from the 26th October. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  Clair works in real estate. Mike and Liz are selling. James wants to buy. He’ll only deal with Clair. Selling houses. It’s not forever.… Read More

NEWS: The Royal Opera Announces New Opera by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp

The Royal Opera has announced that it will be co-commissioning and co-producing a new opera with Dutch National Opera , Hamburg State Opera, Opéra de Lyon , Lyric Opera of Chicago, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona  and Teatro Real, Madrid – written by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp.  Premiering May 2018, Lessons in Love and Violence… Read More

Review Round Up: Written on Skin, Royal Opera House

George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s opera is revived at the Royal Opera House for the first time. Here is what critics have been saying about it:  The Guardian: **** ” Barbara Hannigan, for whom Agnès was written, was spellbinding on opening night.” The Independent: “Musically, the opera sits somewhere between Pelléas and Wozzeck, but that fails… Read More

PREVIEW: Written on Skin, Royal Opera House

Taking to the stage from the 13th January, this is the first revival of George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s opera.  This co-commissioned production with the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam, Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse and The Royal Opera, is the first full-length opera from British composer George Benjamin and British playwright Martin Crimp. Directed by… Read More