What's Hot in London: July 1: Singing Callaway Sisters, Damon Albarn, Caryl Churchill and Joe DiPietro Hit Town
01 Jul 2015
Ann Hampton Callaway and sister Liz Callaway have regularly played in London over the years, including most recently at Crazy Coqs, the cabaret room at Brasserie Zedel off Piccadilly Circus, in separate engagements last year. 17 years ago, however, they brought their New York cabaret show Sibling Revelry to the Donmar Warehouse as part of that theatre's inaugural Divas at the Donmar season that would become a regular fixture at the venue, with subsequent years bringing the likes of Audra McDonald, Betty Buckley and Patti LuPone to its stage.
The Father, Starring Kenneth Cranham and Claire Skinner, to Transfer to West End
01 Jul 2015 --
The Father, a new play by Florian Zeller that premiered in Paris and then received its U.K. premiere at Bath's Ustinov Studio followed by a run at London's Tricycle Theatre, is to transfer to the West End's Wyndham's Theatre, beginning performances Sept. 30 prior to an official opening Oct. 5, for an eight-week run through Nov. 21 only.
The Spitfire Grill Musical Will Make London Premiere
29 Jun 2015 --
The Spitfire Grill, a musical based on the 1986 film of the same name that was seen Off-Broadway in a production by Playwrights' Horizons at the Duke Theatre on 42nd Street in 2001, is to receive its U.K. premiere at London's Union Theatre.