Great Performances

“Luther” star Idris Elba has joined the team at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre as an associate producer for the U.K. production of “School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play” by Jocelyn Bioh, in association with Mark Gordon Pictures and Francesca Moody Productions. The play is set in Ghana’s prestigious…

This article first appeared as part of Jenelle Riley’s Acting Up newsletter – to subscribe for early content and weekly updates on all things acting, visit the Acting Up signup page. Considering Ray Romano has worn so many hats in his career – comedian, actor, writer, producer – it’s hard to believe that…

Sadler’s Wells associate artist Kate Prince’s acclaimed dance theatre production, “Message In A Bottle,” set to the music of 17-time Grammy winner Sting, has been filmed for cinema release in 2024. The stage show is set to embark on a U.K. and international tour from May 2023. The original dance…

Indian actor Aditya Roy Kapoor plays the titular lead in the Disney+ Hotstar Indian adaptation of “The Night Manager.” Based on the 1993 espionage novel by British writer John le Carré, the series follows the night manager of a hotel who is recruited to infiltrate an arms dealer’s inner circle.…

Emily Blunt segues to series television for “The English,” a new Western that feels scattered — but has great performances and some riveting moments. Premiering Nov. 11 (Prime Video in the US, BBC Two in the UK), the six-episode series is set in Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas and Wyoming in the late 1800s. The story follows…

Disney and Marvel Studios finally unveiled Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” at the film’s world premiere in Hollywood on Wednesday evening. First reactions are emerging online now and they are overwhelmingly positive. It appears there wasn’t a dry eye in the theater during the film’s 160-minute runtime. Anticipation for…