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Folger Theatre to Present Special Performance of CRY 'HAVOC!', 11/4Folger Theatre to Present Special Performance of CRY 'HAVOC!', 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Along with producing powerful Shakespeare plays like Julius Caesar (Oct. 28 - Dec. 7), Folger Theatre joins with Promundo-US to offer a special performance of Cry 'Havoc!' on Tuesday, November 4 at 7pm. This dramatic evening draws meaningful connections between soldiers and military personnel of our day with those of Shakespeare's works. It is written and performed by US military veteran Stephan Wolfert. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AAC Evolves from Charity to CompanyBWW Reviews: AAC Evolves from Charity to Company
by Todd Zeigler - Oct 6, 2014

While it has put on a repertory of shows most professional playhouses would find ambitious - and been successful beyond the wildest dreams of what most theater artists will likely see in their careers - the method has grown to match the mission. Experience, age and passion have turned its into something its may only now be fully blossoming as: a full-blown theater company. (more...)

November and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and MoreNovember and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

National Portrait Gallery presents its November and December Calendar of Events, Programs and Exhibitions. All events are held at the National Portrait Gallery, located at Eighth and F streets, N.W., Washington, D.C., and are free unless otherwise noted. For information, call (202) 633-1000 or visit npg.si.edu. The National Portrait Gallery is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Dec. 25. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger TheatreJULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 - December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway's War Horse and Folger's Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar's closest ally, Mark Antony. (more...)

MY DINNER WITH MUSIC Begins 10/16 at Gorilla TangoMY DINNER WITH MUSIC Begins 10/16 at Gorilla Tango
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Won't you guess who's coming to dinner? Laughs. That's who. Nealshow Productions, the sick geniuses who brought you the gag-a-minute joyride 'My Boy,' will present a world-premiere original play, 'My Dinner With Music.' 'My Dinner With Music' will premiere Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 9 pm, and subsequently run Thursdays and Fridays October 23 through November 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm. (No show Friday, October 17.) Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at gorillatango.com/bucktown or by calling 773-598-4549. All performances take place at Gorilla Tango Bucktown, 1919 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647. (more...)

Free Screening of Folger Theatre's MACBETH at Carter Barron Ampitheater on 8/23Free Screening of Folger Theatre's MACBETH at Carter Barron Ampitheater on 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

A free screening of Folger Theatre's 2008 magical production of Macbeth will take place on Saturday, August 23 at 8:15pm at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre in Rock Creek Park. Directed by Teller (of Penn & Teller) and Aaron Posner and recorded before a rapt audience in the Folger's intimate Elizabethan Theatre, this "supernatural horror thriller" showcases the inventive magic of Teller and provides new insight into Shakespeare's classic tragedy. (more...)

Simon & Schuster Audio To Publish Fully Dramatized Shakespeare Productions From The Folger Shakespeare Library TheatreSimon & Schuster Audio To Publish Fully Dramatized Shakespeare Productions From The Folger Shakespeare Library Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Simon & Schuster Audio is proud to announce the publication of fully dramatized audio productions of Shakespeare's classic plays from the Folger Shakespeare Library, the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies. (more...)

Simon & Schuster Audio to Publish Shakespeare Classic Plays From the Folger Shakespeare LibrarySimon & Schuster Audio to Publish Shakespeare Classic Plays From the Folger Shakespeare Library
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Simon & Schuster Audio is proud to announce the publication of fully dramatized audio productions of Shakespeare's classic plays from the Folger Shakespeare Library, the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only on July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the only east coast stop for the company in the United States. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst, the production is a fresh, pared-down version of the classic tragedy of deferred revenge. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents A PRELUDE TO THE CIVIL WARThe National Portrait Gallery Presents A PRELUDE TO THE CIVIL WAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

As photography galleries sprang up in cities large and small during the 1840s and 1850s, countless Americans posed for their daguerreotypes. These portraits serve as a visual prelude to the Civil War. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ridgefield Theater Barn Spotlights the Twisted History of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSONBWW Reviews: Ridgefield Theater Barn Spotlights the Twisted History of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON
by Cindy Cardozo - Jun 18, 2014

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson is a youthful, refreshing, irreverent, funny, exciting, not-quite-politically-correct look at the twisted history of the United States as told through the strange saga of President Andrew Jackson, rock star. (more...)

The Henry Clay Theatre Presents MARRY ME A LITTLE, 6/19-29The Henry Clay Theatre Presents MARRY ME A LITTLE, 6/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

Marry Me A Little opens at at the Henry Clay Theatre on June 19 and runs until June 29. (more...)

BWW Previews: Pandora Brings Sondheim Rarities Out of BoxBWW Previews: Pandora Brings Sondheim Rarities Out of Box
by Todd Zeigler - Jun 13, 2014

The creative process often mirrors the journey of life. It becomes about discovery and timing. For Michael Drury, producing artistic director of locally-based Pandora Productions, the timing and discovery of one particular show led to an entirely new way of seeing it. (more...)

The Frick Collection Announces Plans to Enhance and Renovate Museum and LibraryThe Frick Collection Announces Plans to Enhance and Renovate Museum and Library
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The Frick Collection today unveiled a plan to enhance and renovate its museum and library to further fulfill founder Henry Clay Frick's long-standing vision to offer public access to its works of art and educational programs. The proposal derives from the Frick's history of architecturally cohesive expansions and alterations. It includes the construction of a new addition in keeping with the scale and design of the original house and the library wing, and the renovation and expansion of interior spaces (more...)

Pandora Productions' MARRY ME A LITTLE to Open 6/19Pandora Productions' MARRY ME A LITTLE to Open 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Pandora Productions brings the curtain down on another thrilling theatrical season with Marry Me A Little, Thursday, June 19, through Sunday, June 29, at The Henry Clay Theater in Downtown Louisville. (more...)

Pandora Productions Presents DEVIL BOYS FROM BEYOND, Begin. TonightPandora Productions Presents DEVIL BOYS FROM BEYOND, Begin. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Pandora Productions will present Devil Boys From Beyond, an uproarious all-male spoof of 1950s sci-fi B-movies opening tonight, May 8, through Sunday, May 18 at The Henry Clay Theater in Downtown Louisville. (more...)

Folger Shakespeare Library to Host Preview Screening of STILL DREAMING Documentary, 5/19Folger Shakespeare Library to Host Preview Screening of STILL DREAMING Documentary, 5/19
by Movies News Desk - May 2, 2014

The Folger Shakespeare Library hosts a preview screening of the inspiring new documentary Still Dreaming from the filmmakers who brought us Shakespeare Behind Bars (Philomath Films) and featuring the co-directors of New York's highly-acclaimed Fiasco Theater (currently on stage at the Folger with The Two Gentlemen of Verona through May 25). The advanced screening will take place on Monday, May 19 at 7:00pm at the Folger Theatre. (more...)

AncestryDNA Database Exceeds 400,000 Genotyped MembersAncestryDNA Database Exceeds 400,000 Genotyped Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

PROVO, Utah, April 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Ancestry.com DNA LLC, announced today that since launching in May 2012, more than 400,000 people have taken the AncestryDNA test. (more...)

Haim to Play The Paramount in Seattle, 8/15; Tickets on Sale 5/2Haim to Play The Paramount in Seattle, 8/15; Tickets on Sale 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

HAIM will perform at The Paramount on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Pandora Productions to Present DEVIL BOYS FROM BEYOND, Begin. 5/8Pandora Productions to Present DEVIL BOYS FROM BEYOND, Begin. 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Pandora Productions will present Devil Boys From Beyond, an uproarious all-male spoof of 1950s sci-fi B-movies opening Thursday, May 8, through Sunday, May 18 at The Henry Clay Theater in Downtown Louisville. (more...)

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