Complete Casting Announced for the Broadway Transfer of The Ferryman

5 September 2018

Producers Sonia Friedman Productions and Neal Street Productions are pleased to announce complete casting for the Broadway engagement of Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman, the critically acclaimed, wildly popular play directed by Sam Mendes that arrives on Broadway this fall. Previews begin Tuesday, October 2 ahead of a Sunday, October 21 opening night at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 W. 45th Street).

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Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith to be screened in cinemas across the UK

1 August 2018

Funny Girl starring Sheridan Smith will be broadcast in cinemas nationwide on 24 October, as part of a worldwide release of the smash-hit stage production that played to critical acclaim at the Menier Chocolate Factory, in the West End and on tour. Michael Mayer’s production was filmed during the final week of its run at the Manchester Palace Theatre by Digital Theatre, and will be released in cinemas by Trafalgar Releasing.

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The Jungle wins South Bank Sky Arts Award

1 July 2018

The Jungle by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson has won the South Bank Sky Arts Award in the 2018 Theatre category. The production is set in Europe’s largest unofficial refugee camp, the Calais Jungle, which in 2015, became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people. A National Theatre and Young Vic co-production with Good Chance Theatre, The Jungle is directed by Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin. It is currently in previews at the Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy and Hunter Arnold, following a sell-out run at the Young Vic in December 2017.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two will premiere on the West Coast in 2019

28 June 2018

Producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender announced today that the next US production of the Tony & Olivier Award-winning Best Play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will begin in the fall of 2019 at the Curran in San Francisco, California. With record-breaking productions currently running in London and New York as well as an Australian production set to premiere in Melbourne in early 2019, the San Francisco production will mark the fourth engagement of the smash hit play, as well as its West Coast premiere in North America.

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Summer and Smoke transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre from November

11 June 2018

The West End transfer of Tennessee Williams’ intoxicating and rarely staged classic, Summer and Smoke, follows a sold-out and critically lauded run at the Almeida Theatre. Directed by the Almeida’s Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall with the full cast reprising their roles for the West End run, this innovative new production of Summer and Smoke has a limited run from 10 November 2018 - 19 January 2019, at the Duke Of York’s Theatre, with press night on Tuesday 20 November at 7pm.

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