'Groundhog Day' is being adapted as a stage musical by Tim Minchin

'Groundhog Day' is being adapted as a stage musical by Tim Minchin

LONDON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- British-born Australian comedian Tim Minchin says on his website he is working on a stage musical version of the classic screen comedy "Groundhog Day."

List of nominees for 2013 Tony Awards

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- The musicals "Matilda" and "Kinky Boots" were among the leading nominees when the 2013 Tony Award nominations were announced in New York Tuesday.
No Boyle for 'Slumdog' musical

No Boyle for 'Slumdog' musical

LONDON, June 2 (UPI) -- The producer of "'Slumdog Millionaire" is going ahead with plans to create a musical of the movie without British director Danny Boyle.
'Matilda' wins 7 Olivier Awards

'Matilda' wins 7 Olivier Awards

LONDON, April 16 (UPI) -- The London stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book "Matilda" has won seven Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical.
'Carnage,' 'Ruined' named best new plays

'Carnage,' 'Ruined' named best new plays

NEW YORK, May 11 (UPI) -- The Outer Critics Circle bestowed its award for outstanding new Broadway play to "God of Carnage" Monday in New York.
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Gandolfini to star in 'Carnage' on B'way

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini and Marcia Gay Harden have signed on to star in Yasmina Reza's new play "God of Carnage" on Broadway.

'Lord of the Rings' on London's West End

LONDON, June 19 (UPI) -- The Theatre Royal in London's West End launched the stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings."

Panned Toronto 'Rings' London bound

TORONTO, June 30 (UPI) -- The $24 million stage production of "The Lord of the Rings," which opened in Toronto in March, will go to London next May despite negative local reviews.

Brent Carver is Gandalf in 'Rings' musical

TORONTO, Ontario, July 26 (UPI) -- One of Canada's own will head the cast of the $27 million "Lord of the Rings" musical being developed in Toronto.

Yasmina Reza's 'Life' comes to Broadway

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- It shouldn't take much stamina to get through a 90-minute play, but French playwright Yasmina Reza's "Life (x) 3" begins to suck an audience's energy by the time it reaches its final scene, a repetition of the previous two scenes except for variations in

Matthew Warchus (born 24 October 1966) is a British director and dramatist.

Warchus studied music and drama at Bristol University. He has directed for the National Youth Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Donmar Warehouse, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal National Theatre, Opera North, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Welsh National Opera, English National Opera and in the West End.

He won the Globe's Most Promising Newcomer Award for Much Ado About Nothing in the West End, the Evening Standard Best Director award, and Olivier Award nominations for Shakespeare's Henry V and Ben Jonson's Volpone.

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