NEWS: King’s Head Theatre to Present Double Bill of Tennessee Williams’ Plays

Southern Belles will unite two of Tennsessee Williams’ one act plays to headline the King’s Head Theatre’s 2019 Queer Season. Playing at the King’s Head Theatre from the 24th July until the 24th August, these two one act plays will be directed by Jamie Armitage, co-director of the Olivier nominated musical Six, a graduate of… Read More

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PREVIEW: The Night of the Iguana, Noel Coward Theatre

It has been confirmed that a new production of Tennessee Williams’  play will be performed in the West End from the 6th July.  James MacDonald (Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf, The Father and The Changing Room) will direct this new production of the play, performing at the Noel Coward Theatre from the 6th July. In the strange limbo of 1940, on a dilapidated hotel verandah perched high in a rainforest above the west coast of Mexico,… Read More

NEWS: Summer and Smoke to Transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre

Following an acclaimed run at the Almeida Theatre, it has been announced that Rebecca Frecknall’s production of Summer and Smoke will transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 10th November.  Trapped between desire and a life of obligation, Alma meets John and her world turns upside down. This intoxicating classic about love, loneliness and self-destruction… Read More

Review Round Up: Summer and Smoke, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Rebecca Frecknall’s production now playing at the Almeida Theatre… The Guardian: **** “Frecknall’s production, which at the start looked fashionably tricksy, by the end had me totally in its grip. It restores Williams’s wrongly neglected play to a central place in the canon.” The Times: *****… Read More

PREVIEW: Summer and Smoke, Almeida Theatre

Rebecca Frecknall’s production will play at the Almeida Theatre from the 24th February.  Tennessee Williams’ play is a story of love, loneliness and self-destruction and wasn’t performed in London until October 2006 in Adrian Noble’s production starring Rosamund Pike and Chris Carmack at the Apollo Theatre. Now the Almeida Theatre will present this new production of Williams’… Read More

Review Round Up: Cat on a Hot Tin roof, Apollo Theatre

Benedict Andrews directs this new production of Tennessee Williams’ classic play starring Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell. But what have critics been saying about it so far?  On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the… Read More

NEWS: The Almeida Theatre Announces New Season of Work

The theatre’s upcoming season is set to include two world premieres, a Tennessee Williams piece and the launch of the second series of digital films in the Figures of Speech Project.  Opening the Almeida’s Autumn/Winter season will be the world premiere of Mike Bartlett’s new play Albion, running at the theatre from the 10th October –… Read More

Review Round Up: The Glass Menagerie, Duke of York’s Theatre

Following on from its hugely successful run on Broadway, John Tiffany’s production of of Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece is now playing at the Duke of York’s Theatre. But what have critics been saying about it?  The Telegraph: **** “John Tiffany’s production (originally seen on Broadway in 2013, briefly last summer in Edinburgh, now at the grand old Duke of… Read More

PREVIEW: A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, Print Room at the Coronet

The Print Room at the Coronet will be presenting  rarely seen Tennessee Williams play A Lovely Sunday for Creve from the 12th September until the 7th October.  Opening the Autumn season, the production is directed by Michael Oakley and stars  Debbie Chazen as Bodey, Hermione Gulliford as Helena, Laura Rogers as Dorothea and Julia Watson… Read More

NEWS: London Premiere of Tennesee Williams’ Confessional Announced

Transferring to London after a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015, Confessional will run at the Southwark Playhouse from the 5th to the 29th October.  Directed by Jack Silver, this production of Tennessee Williams’ little known play will star Rob Ostlere ( Holby City, Game of Thrones), Gavin Brocker (Mapp & Lucia, Beautiful Thing) with Raymond… Read More