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Fiasco Theater Makes DC Debut with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at Folger Theatre, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The highly celebrated New York troupe Fiasco Theater will make their Washington, DC debut with their production of William Shakespeare's clever comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Folger Theatre. Directed by company members Jessie Austrian and Ben Steinfeld, The Two Gentlemen of Verona will play at the Folger from today, April 17 - May 25, 2014. (more...)

Fiasco Theater to Make DC Debut with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at Folger Theatre, 4/17-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The highly celebrated New York troupe Fiasco Theater will make their Washington, DC debut with their production of William Shakespeare's clever comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Folger Theatre. Directed by company members Jessie Austrian and Ben Steinfeld, The Two Gentlemen of Verona will play at the Folger from April 17 - May 25, 2014. (more...)

Breaking News: INTO THE WOODS to Journey Back to New York! Roundabout to Bring Reimagined Version to Laura Pels Theatre in Winter 2015
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Into the Woods is coming back- and not just on the big screen! BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that the musical will return to the New York Stage soon. Roundabout Theatre Company will present McCarter Theatre Center and Fiasco Theatre's acclaimed, re-imagined production of the Tony Award-winning musical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine at the Laura Pels Theatre in Winter 2015. (more...)

BWW Review: Fiasco's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Successfully Simplifies Tale of Corruption
by Charles Quittner - Mar 03, 2014

Corruption and power fit together like a key in a lock. Political scandal is tragically and comically normalized in William Shakespeare's relevant dark comedy Measure for Measure, presented with thematic simplicity and ingenuity by Fiasco Theater at the New Victory Theater playing now through March 16. (more...)

Michael Pennington to Star in KING LEAR at Theatre for a New Audience, Begin. 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Michael Pennington, two-time Olivier Award nominee, an artist of international stature and one of England's greatest classical actors, will play the title role in William Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear directed by Arin Arbus. For the second production in Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at its first permanent home, the new Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place in Brooklyn, Mr. Pennington leads a company of 22 actors. King Lear begins previews March 14 for an opening March 27 and a run through May 4. (more...)

Michael Pennington to Star in KING LEAR at Theatre for a New Audience, Begin. 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

Michael Pennington, two-time Olivier Award nominee, an artist of international stature and one of England's greatest classical actors, will play the title role in William Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear directed by Arin Arbus. For the second production in Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural season at its first permanent home, the new Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place in Brooklyn, Mr. Pennington leads a company of 22 actors. King Lear begins previews March 14 for an opening March 27 and a run through May 4. (more...)

Fiasco Theater's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Adds 3/6 & 3/13 Performances at New Victory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Two additional performances for the world premiere of Measure for Measure at The New Victory Theater have been added on Thursday, March 6 at 7pm and Thursday, March 13 at 7pm for a total of 21 performances (14 public performances). (more...)

World Premiere of Fiasco Theater's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Set for New Victory, 2/28-3/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

New York's Fiasco Theater sheds new light on one of Shakespeare's darkest comedies in the world premiere of Fiasco Theater's Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare; the show runs Off-Broadway at The New Victory Theater from February 28 - March 16, 2014. (more...)

BWW Review: Marion Steals THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 22, 2013

Playwright David Farr, inspired by TWELFTH NIGHT, AS YOU LIKE IT, and his own two daughters, has written a nature-infused feminist version of the legend of Robin Hood. Icelandic Director Gisli Írn Gardarsson and his creative team have conjured up an athletic, revolutionary staging brought to life by an agile ensemble and accompanied by Connecticut roots band Poor Old Shine. THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD beats fast and takes you on an amazing journey. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jordan Dean, Christina Bennett Lind, Christopher Sieber and More in A.R.T.'s THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, present the second production of the 2013/14 Season: David Farr's The Heart of Robin Hood, directed by Gisli Írn Gardarsson, now playing at the Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge. The production runs through Sunday, January 19, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production shots below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Audience Reactions to A.R.T.'s THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, present the second production of the 2013/14 Season: David Farr's The Heart of Robin Hood, directed by Gisli Írn Gardarsson, now playing at the Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge. The production runs through Sunday, January 19, 2014. Check out what the audiences had to say about opening night! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Opening Night of A.R.T.'s THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD - Diane Paulus, Jordan Dean, Christina Bennett Lind & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, present the second production of the 2013/14 Season:David Farr's The Heart of Robin Hood, directed by Gisli Írn Gardarsson, now playing at the Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge. The production runs through Sunday, January 19, 2014. Check out a first look at opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for A.R.T.'s THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, iwill present the second production of the 2013/14 Season:David Farr's The Heart of Robin Hood, directed by Gisli Írn Gardarsson, to begin performances Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge. The production runs through Sunday, January 19, 2014. (more...)

Folk Band Poor Old Shine to Take A.R.T. Stage in THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD, Running 12/11-1/19
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, has announced that the folk band Poor Old Shine has joined the company of The Heart of Robin Hood to create and perform live original music. The production is written by David Farr and directed by Gisli Írn Gardarsson and begins performances Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge and runs through Sunday, January 19, 2014. It will be available for press viewing from Wednesday, December 18 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Christopher Sieber, Jordan Dean & More to Star in A.R.T.'s THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD; Performances to Begin 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the Artistic Direction of Diane Paulus, iwill present the second production of the 2013/14 Season: David Farr's The Heart of Robin Hood, directed by Gisli Írn Gardarsson, to begin performances Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the Loeb Drama Center, Cambridge. The production runs through Sunday, January 19, 2014. (more...)

Julian Crouch, Shoehorn Theater, Fiasco Theater and More Among New Victory's 2013-14 Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

The New Victory Theater, New York City's premier theater for kids and families, announces the 2013-14 artists-in-residence for New Victory LabWorks, a groundbreaking initiative designed to spur the development of original high-quality productions for young audiences. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kenda Kassebaum & More Set for Sundance Institute's 2013 Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2013

Sundance Institute today announced the acting company, artists-in-residence and creative advisors for the seven projects being developed at its 2013 Theatre Lab, July 8-28 at the Sundance Resort in Utah. Under the supervision of Artistic Director Philip Himberg and Producing Director Christopher Hibma, the Lab is the centerpiece of the Theatre Program's year-round work and is designed to support both emerging and established artists and to create a place where their original work can be effectively mentored and challenged free from commercial pressure. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Sondheim Gives Backstage Praise to Cast of McCarter Theatre's INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

Musical theatre icon Stephen Sondheim attended the McCarter Theatre production of Into the Woods as reimagined by Fiasco Theater last night, before posing with the cast after the show. Scroll down for a photo of the group backstage! (more...)

McCarter Theatre Adds 6/9 Performance of INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

Due to popular demand, McCarter Theatre has announced one additional performance of its smash-hit production of Into the Woods as reimagined by Fiasco Theater Company. Thanks to sold-out houses, great reviews, and nightly standing ovations, McCarter had previously announced it had extended the run through the matinee performance on Sunday, June 9. But fans will get one more chance! This innovative new production of the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical-theater classic must close after the added evening performance on Sunday, June 9 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: McCarter Theatre Center's INTO THE WOODS Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2013

INTO THE WOODS, with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and Book by James Lapine, will be directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld at McCarter Theatre Center. The show opens tonight, May 10, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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