NEWS: Donmar Warehouse to Temporarily Reopen in August

The theatre has announced it reopen temporarily for socially distanced sound installation. The Donmar Warehouse has announced that it will be open its doors temporarily  for a socially distanced sound installation titled Blindness based on José Saramago’s novel, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Walter Meierjohann. As the lights change at a major crossroads… Read More

Interview With…Scott Le Crass

The director chatted to us about reviving Country Music by Simon Stephens at the Omnibus Theatre from the 29th May. Thanks so much for talking to me.What can you tell me about Country Music’? It’s a play about how one act can determine and shape the future. It follows a mans life over 20 years… Read More

REVIEW: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Piccadilly Theatre

It is a warm and welcome return to the West End for this Olivier Award winning show based on Mark Haddon’s beloved book. If there is a show that proves just how theatre can be insightful and educational about a topic that affects people’s lives it is fair to say that The Curious Incident of… Read More

Review Round Up: The Seagull, Lyric Hammersmith

Anton Chekhov’s play is brought to life once again in a new version by Simon Stephens directed by Sean Holmes. Here is what critics have been saying about it so far…. The Guardian: **** “The indefatigable Simon Stephens – definitely the same as Heisenberg’s author – has written an incisive 21st-century version of Chekhov. Sean Holmes, artistic director of… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle, Wyndham’s Theatre

First day rehearsal images have been released for Marianne Elliott’s production of  Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle, running at the Wyndham’s Theatre from the 3rd October.  In this uncertain world, who can predict what brings people together?  When two strangers meet by chance amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, their lives are changed… Read More

NEWS: The Award Winning Creative Team Behind The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time to Reunite

Director Marianne Elliott, playwright Simon Stephens, lighting designer Paule Constable, designer Bunny Christie,video designer Finn Ross, movement directors:  Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett, Sound Designer Ian Dickinson and composer Adrian Sutton will all reunite to mark the final performances of the play in the West End.  The National Theatre have announced a special platform reuniting the creative team of the… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Royal Court’s Production of Nuclear War

Casting for Imogen Knight’s production of Simon Stephens’ Nuclear War, playing at the Royal Court Theatre from the 19th April has been announced.  Nuclear War is a play created with a highly visual and physical language. Simon Stephens states on the play text that; ‘All of these words may be spoken by the performers but none of them… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Announces Final West End Performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The National Theatre has today confirmed that the hit production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will have its final performance at the Gielgud Theatre on the 3rd June 2017.  Based on Mark Haddon’s bestselling book, The Olivier and Tony award winning production was adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens and… Read More

NT Live Announces Broadcast of The Threepenny Opera

Rufus Norris’ production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera will be broadcast live to cinemas around the world as part of the NT Live season.  The National Theatre’s new adaptation by Simon Stephens will screened live from the National’s Olivier Theatre on the 22nd September at 7pm. Norris’ production stars Rory Kinnear at Macheath,… Read More

Review Round Up: Herons @Lyric Hammersmith

15 years after it first appeared on stage, Simon Stephens’ play Herons returns to the capital in a new production directed Sean Holmes. But has it gone down well with critics? The Telegraph: **** Claire Allfree commented: ” This is an intentionally alienating production but it’s enriched by some terrific performances from a young cast.” Evening Standard:***… Read More