British Theater

WATCH: Britain’s Alexander Sharp: The Next Broadway Star?

These are testing times for British actor Alexander Sharp. He has been plucked from relative obscurity to take on the leading role of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old mathematical genius with behavioral problems, in the Broadway …

‘The Queen Team’ – Helen Mirren and Peter Morgan Reunite to Bring Elizabeth II to Stage

Helen Mirren knows that it’s good to be Queen.

The British actress is donning her royal crown again. She will reprise her role as England’s Queen Elizabeth II, this time on stage, in a new play called The Audience on London’s West End.

The Brit List: Summer of London – Theater

London’s thriving theater scene has produced some of the most popular plays and musicals in the world. Hit shows such as Billy Elliot, War Horse, and The History Boys had their runs in London before gracing the Broadway stage.

WATCH: British Playwright Matt Charman Makes New York Debut with ‘Regrets’

Matt Charman, one of Britain’s top young playwrights, made his New York debut last night (March 27) with the world premiere of a play set in 1950s America where anti-communist hysteria is forcing people to snitch on their friends and …

Lost Harold Pinter Sketch Found After 50-Year ‘Pause’

A short sketch by playwright Harold Pinter has been rediscovered in the archives of the British Library after being performed only once in 1960 and then essentially forgotten.

‘War Horse’ May Lead a Night of British Triumph at Tonys

Broadway’s biggest night of the year could end up with the British play War Horse taking home five trophies at the Tony Awards, including best play.

WATCH: British Play ‘War Horse’ Scores Tony Nods with All-American Cast

War Horse, one of Britain’s most successful plays, has landed on Broadway to a rapturous reception and overwhelmingly positive reviews. Today, the show has been nominated for five Tony awards, including Best Play.

Keira Knightley Garners Solid Notices for London Stage Return

Whenever a star of the big screen deigns to tread the boards of the stage, critics sharpen up their knives. (Remember the reviews for Julia Roberts‘ Broadway debut?

Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical, ‘Love Never Dies,’ Grabs Seven Olivier Nominations

Broadway buffs will have to wait until late spring for this year’s Tony nominations, but on the other side of the pond today (February 7), the Laurence Olivier nominations were announced to honor outstanding work on the London …

‘Doctor Who’ Partners Tennant and Tate Reunite on Stage

The Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble reunited? Kinda sorta.