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Sam Mendes To Return To The Theatre For The Ferryman

Sam Mendes is to return to the theatre to direct a new play by his 'Spectre' writer Jez Butterworth.The 51-year-old director worked with Butterworth on his second James Bond film - which he co-wrote with...

Sam Mendes Signs On To Direct Jez Butterworth Play

The pair will reunite to work on The Ferryman, which will debut at London's Royal Court Theatre from April (16). The play, Butterworth's first stage show in five years, is set in...

Hugh Jackman Feeling 'Pressure' Before Tony Awards

Hugh Jackman is nervous about hosting the Tony Awards.The 'Les Miserables' star - who will take centre stage at the annual awards ceremony at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (08.06.14) -...

Hugh Jackman Is Nervous About Tony Awards

Hugh Jackman is feeling the pressure ahead of hosting the Tony Awards.The 45-year-old actor is looking forward to acting as master of ceremonies at the prestigious theatre awards on June 8 and although he knows...

Man Who Inspired Lead Character In Hit Play Jerusalem Dies

The retired builder who inspired playwright Jez Butterworth's main character in hit play Jerusalem has passed away at the age of 73.Heavy drinker Micky Lay collapsed from a heart attack and died outside the Moonrakers...

Could Jez Butterworth's The River Be Better Than Jerusalem?

Jez Butterworth's new play The River opened at the Royal Court, London, this week, and has been winning high praise from critics. The play is essentially a story about fishing and follows a nameless man...

Tony Awards Nominations Dominated By South Park Duo

The year's Tony Awards are likely to be heading the way of SOUTH PARKS' Trey Parker and Matt Stone after the writer's musical 'The Book of Mormon' received 14 nominations, reports the Associated Press. Nominations...

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