Led by Gisli Örn Gardarsson, Iceland-based Vesturport Theatre Group—which will receive the prestigious Europe Theatre Prize this April—is to team with Robin de Levita to create international theatrical productions specifically aimed at Broadway, The West End, and other first class theatrical territories . . . de Levita, a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer, has also produced extensively in London and throughout Europe; the team’s first American collaboration was the US premiere of 'Metamorphosis,' a daringly physical re-imagining of the Franz Kafka classic by Vesturport Theatre Group and London’s Lyric Hammersmith with music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, which recently played a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) . . . Up next are pre-existing productions such as ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Love the Musical’ and new shows like ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ by Dostoyeski and ‘Mad Alice’ plus more to be announced . . . Management of the company will be shared between Gisli Orn Gardarsson Artistic director, Skuli Malmquist producer and Robin de Levita, producer . . . The company will operate offices in Europe and in New York City. Visit: http://vesturport.com/ and http://www.robindelevitaproductions.com/

Via Adrian Bryan-Brown

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