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BWW Review: Orlando Shakes' PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is Childlike Fun, but Lacks Potential MagicBWW Review: Orlando Shakes' PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is Childlike Fun, but Lacks Potential Magic
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 10, 2015

Ahoy mateys, two ships with very special cargo have docked at the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. The H.M.S. Wasp and Neverland have brought a thoroughly enjoyable production of the Tony-winning play PETER AND THE STARCATCHER to town for the holidays. Framed by a group of touring British actors, the play requires a willing suspension of disbelief. With simple, multipurpose props and set pieces, the capable cast transforms the stage into ships racing across the ocean and a not-so deserted island where an ancient brand of magic leads to excitement and adventure. (more...)

Photo Flash: Spend the Holidays in Neverland! First Look at PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Orlando ShakespearePhoto Flash: Spend the Holidays in Neverland! First Look at PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Orlando Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER now through†January 3, 2016 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, the musical play is a wildly theatrical and innovative retelling of how a nameless orphan came to be The Boy Who Never Grew Up. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Begins 12/2Orlando Shakespeare Theater's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Begins 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents Peter and the Starcatcher from December 2, 2015 - January 3, 2016 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, the musical play is a wildly theatrical and innovative retelling of how a nameless orphan came to be The Boy Who Never Grew Up. Tickets to Peter and the Starcatcher are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present PETER AND THE STARCATCHEROrlando Shakespeare Theater to Present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is thrilled to present Peter and the Starcatcher from December 2, 2015 - January 3, 2016 in the Margeson Theater. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, the musical play is a wildly theatrical and innovative retelling of how a nameless orphan came to be The Boy Who Never Grew Up. Tickets to Peter and the Starcatcher are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival to Present DRACULA and THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA This FallUtah Shakespeare Festival to Present DRACULA and THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

The world's most famous vampire, a cigar-smoking man in a dress, and one of theatre's most loveable mutts can all be found this fall at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Five of the Festival's six summer shows will be closing the first week of September; but Charley's Aunt will continue its summer run, along with two additional offerings, Dracula and The Two Gentlemen of Verona, through October 31. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DON JUAN at The Pearl Theatre CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DON JUAN at The Pearl Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 18, 2015

The Pearl THeatre Company just concluded ther 2014-15 season with a world premiere adaptation of Moliere's Don Juan, †The Don Juan legend sees Heaven and Earth coming together in an outlandish partnership to seal the fate of one deliciously unrepentant rascal. BroadwayWorld takes you inside opening night below! (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, 2/4-3/7Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, 2/4-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents The Merry Wives of Windsor from February 4 - March 7, 2015 in the Margeson Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Opening Tonight at Orlando ShakespearePhoto Flash: First Look at THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Opening Tonight at Orlando Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor runs tonight, February 4, through March 7, 2015 at Orlando Shakespeare Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Now thru 3/7Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Now thru 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents The Merry Wives of Windsor from tonight, February 4 - March 7, 2015 in the Margeson Theater. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Begins TodayOrlando Shakespeare Theater's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents To Kill a Mockingbird from today, January 21 - March 8, 2015. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, 2/4-3/7Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, 2/4-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents The Merry Wives of Windsor from February 4 - March 7, 2015 in the Margeson Theater. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Begins 1/21Orlando Shakespeare Theater's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Begins 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents To Kill a Mockingbird from January 21 - March 8, 2015. Directed by Thomas Ouellette (Race, Romeo and Juliet, and Pride and Prejudice), Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning novel comes to life on the Margeson Theater stage. Also part of the Classic Repertory Series, Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor (February 4 - March 7) and Henry V (February 18 - March 22) will play concurrently. Tickets to all three productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Stage THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR in 2015Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Stage THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents The Merry Wives of Windsor from February 4 - March 7, 2015 in the Margeson Theater. Directed by Brian Vaughn (2013's Othello), Shakespeare's comedy meets 1950s sitcom in this high-spirited romp full of mistaken identities, cross-dressing, and lots of canned laughter. Also part of the Theater's Classic Repertory Series, To Kill a Mockingbird (January 21 - March 8) and Henry V (February 18 - March 22) will play concurrently. Tickets to all three productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

WNYC's Leonard Lopate to Host JOY TO THE PEARL Benefit Performance Next MonthWNYC's Leonard Lopate to Host JOY TO THE PEARL Benefit Performance Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2014

On Sunday, December 7, The Pearl Theatre Company will present a one night only benefit performance of holiday readings, radio plays, and music hosted by WNYC's Leonard Lopate at the theatre company's home on 42nd Street. The special event will include selections of stories from Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, O. Henry, and many more performed by Members of The Pearl's Resident Acting Company including Dominic Cuskern, Jolly Abraham, Dan Daily (currently starring in Major Barbara), Chris Mixon, Carol Schultz and Brad Heberlee. Performing alongside Mr. Lopate and the Company will be the musical duo of Gelber & Manning, providing early jazz standards from Old New York. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in 2015Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents To Kill a Mockingbird from January 21 - March 8, 2015. Directed by Thomas Ouellette (Race; Romeo and Juliet; and Pride and Prejudice), Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning novel comes to life on the Margeson Theater stage. Playing in repertory with Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor (February 4 - March 7, 2015), tickets to both productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: UNCLE VANYA Opens at Pearl Theatre CompanyPhoto Coverage: UNCLE VANYA Opens at Pearl Theatre Company
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Sep 23, 2014

The Pearl Theatre Company presents Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, running through October 12. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE RIVALS at The PearlPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE RIVALS at The Pearl
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 5, 2014

Richard Brinsley Sheridan's classic romantic romp, The Rivals, returns to The Pearl for the hilarious story of Lydia Languish who is... languishing. She can imagine nothing more romantic than eloping with the impoverished Captain Beverly. Little does she know that 'Beverly' is really Jack Absolute, a wealthy aristocrat who fears the truth of his identity isn't nearly romantic enough for Miss Languish's taste. How will he win her-from himself? (more...)

Geva to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Begin. 11/27Geva to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Begin. 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

On November 28, a beloved Rochester tradition returns to Geva Theatre Center on the Wilson Mainstage. A Christmas Carol, Dickens' classic tale of redemption for the most despised man in London, will awaken your heart and rekindle your spirit this holiday season. This production of A Christmas Carol premiered to great acclaim in 2010 and features a script adapted by Mark Cuddy from Charles Dickens' novella with music and lyrics by Gregg Coffin, composer of Geva favorites, Five Course Love and Convenience. (more...)

STORIES MY GRANDMOTHER TOLD ME, WRINKLES & CHRISTMAS GUEST Set for Spiral Theatre Studio's Inaugural SeasonSTORIES MY GRANDMOTHER TOLD ME, WRINKLES & CHRISTMAS GUEST Set for Spiral Theatre Studio's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

The Spiral Theatre Studio (TSTS) is pleased to announce its inaugural season, launching the Salt & Pepper series for "seasoned" citizens with three productions: STORIES MY GRANDMOTHER TOLD ME, WRINKLES, and CHRISTMAS GUEST. The unique aspect of The Spiral Theatre Studio is the stage-consisting of a Hexagon divided into twelve (12) fully carpeted modular pieces that move upon a fully carpeted floor. Additionally, TSTS will represent under-served markets such as Senior Citizens, African-American writers, Women writers, the LGBT and Environmental Movement communities, by working with them creatively or providing performances that interest their demographic. All performances will take place at The Spiral Theatre Studio (at Paul Michael's The Network) at 242 West 36th Street, NYC, in the heart of the new Theatre district. (more...)

Pearl Theatre to Present HENRY IV, PART 1, 2/15-3/17Pearl Theatre to Present HENRY IV, PART 1, 2/15-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 29th season-the first season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. On the heels of acclaim for its current Bard-centric production, In Acting Shakespeare, The Pearl picks up where the company left off after last year's staging of Richard II, directed by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan. Henry IV, Part 1 is directed by Davis McCallum and features Resident Acting Company members Bradford Cover as King Henry and Dan Daily as Falstaff. (more...)

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