Tags : RSC

Theatre News: open casting call for Matilda the Musical

The producers of Matilda the Musical have launched an open casting call for the role of Bruce Bogtrotter in the new screen adaptation of the show. The new feature film is set to be directed by Matthew Warchus, who previously directed the Old Vic’s production of Lungs. Filming will take place in the UK and […]Read More

Theatre News: RSC Tales for Winter to move online

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) announced last week that planned in-person performances of its Tales for Winter series on the 18th and 19th of December will be moved online. Warwickshire, home of the RSC, will be placed into tier three lockdown restrictions from the 2nd of December, forcing theatres to remain closed to the public. […]Read More

Theatre News: RSC Closed Until 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company have announced that they will remain closed until 2021, as well as their plans for redundancy consultations, in line with the end of the Coronavirus job retention scheme in October. The news comes after all RSC shows were cancelled or postponed back in April, until June 30 at the earliest. The company had […]Read More

Theatre Review: Othello

The recent RSC production of Shakespeare’s Othello, a story set in Cyprus and focusing on the ‘green-eyed monster’ that is jealousy, is a wonderfully fresh adaptation of the classic tragedy. Director Iqbal Khan used the opportunity to cast Lucian Msamati as Iago opposite Hugh Quarshie’s Othello, creating a gripping dynamic (as Iago’s actions are often […]Read More