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'Of Mice and Men,' 'Aladdin,' 'Les Mis' light up Broadway this season

'Of Mice and Men,' 'Aladdin,' 'Les Mis' light up Broadway this season

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Stage adaptations of beloved movies and literary classics are trending on Broadway this season, with productions of "Rocky," "The Bridges of Madison County," "Bullets Over Broadway," "Of Mice and Men," "Aladdin" and "A Raisin in the Sun" included in the stellar lineup of shows.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Dawn French announces solo comedy tour

Dawn French announces solo comedy tour

LONDON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Dawn French has announced plans to kick off a 38-show, solo comedy tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland this June.
Daniel Radcliffe heading back to Broadway this spring

Daniel Radcliffe heading back to Broadway this spring

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Michael Grandage Company's production of "The Cripple of Inishmaan" is to open on Broadway April 20, producers announced.
Radcliffe to star in West End's 'Inishmaan' revival

Radcliffe to star in West End's 'Inishmaan' revival

LONDON, April 12 (UPI) -- Daniel Radcliffe is to star in director Michael Grandage's new West End staging of Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," producers said.

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British actress Sophiya Haque dead at 41

LONDON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- British actress Sophiya Haque has died in London after battles with cancer, pneumonia and a blood clot in her lungs, her agent said. She was 41.

Grandage leaving London's Donmar Warehouse

LONDON, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Michael Grandage announced Thursday he will step down as artistic director of England's Donmar Warehouse theater company after nine years.
Ricky Martin to star in 'Evita' revival

Ricky Martin to star in 'Evita' revival

NEW YORK, June 10 (UPI) -- Recording artist Ricky Martin is to co-star in the planned 2012 revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's stage musical "Evita," sources told Playbill.com.
Jude Law's 'Hamlet' set for Broadway

Jude Law's 'Hamlet' set for Broadway

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- British actor Jude Law is taking his version of "Hamlet" from London's West End to Broadway, producers announced.
Branagh not directing Law in 'Hamlet'

Branagh not directing Law in 'Hamlet'

LONDON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- London's Donmar Warehouse has announced Northern Irish actor-director Kenneth Branagh will not direct Jude Law in "Hamlet" as planned.
Keach to play Nixon in 'Frost/Nixon' tour

Keach to play Nixon in 'Frost/Nixon' tour

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Actor Stacy Keach has signed on to play former U.S. President Richard Nixon in the U.S. tour of the play "Frost/Nixon."

Donmar Warehouse grabs 13 Olivier nods

LONDON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Britain's Donmar Warehouse theater company has garnered 13 prestigious Olivier Award nominations.

'Billy Elliot' takes British theater award

LONDON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Elton John's "Billy Elliot" won best musical and Brian Friel's "The Home Place" won top drama Monday at Britain's 2005 Evening Standard Theater Awards.

Sheffield Theatre's West wins early praise

SHEFFIELD, England, July 5 (UPI) -- Oxford-educated actor-director Samuel West will oversee revivals of Broadway musicals in his first season as artistic director of Britain's Sheffield Theatres.
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Michael Grandage (b. 2 May1962) is a British theatre director and producer, and current Artistic Director at the Donmar Warehouse, London.

Grandage was born in Yorkshire, England, and raised in Penzance, Cornwall where his parents ran a family business. He was educated at the Humphry Davy Grammar School before training as an actor at Central School of Speech and Drama through 1984. He worked as an actor for twelve years before turning to directing in 1996.

He made his directorial debut in 1996 with a production of Last Yankee at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester.

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