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BWW Interview: Jonathan Cake Discusses Upcoming Performance as Thomas Jefferson in MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTHBWW Interview: Jonathan Cake Discusses Upcoming Performance as Thomas Jefferson in MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH
by Louisa Brady - Jan 17, 2015

Royal Shakespeare Company's Jonathan Cake discusses playing Thomas Jefferson in MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: Sneak Peek of Melissa Errico and More in MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTHExclusive Photo Flash: Sneak Peek of Melissa Errico and More in MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

After a sold-out smash performance at the American Philosophical Society, Salon Sanctuary Concerts will present a production of 'More Between Heaven And Eaeth' next weekend at the site-specific historical banquet room at Fraunces Tavern in NYC for the third year in a row. On January 18 (4PM), the RSC's Jonathan Cake will take on the role of Thomas Jefferson in this unique production, complete with orchestra and operatic performers, which tells the story of the fascinating 60-year relationship between Thomas Jefferson and Maria Cosway. Kathleen Chalfant, who originated her role, plays the narrator. In previous years, the role of Jefferson was played by Matthew Modine, Campbell Scott and Ezra Barnes. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to exclusively bring you photos of Errico and the rest of the cast in action! (more...)

Suzanne Bertish and Paxton Whitehead Receive AEA's 2014 Joe A. Callaway Award TodaySuzanne Bertish and Paxton Whitehead Receive AEA's 2014 Joe A. Callaway Award Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Suzanne Bertish and Paxton Whitehead have been selected to receive the 2014 Joe A. Callaway Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation. The award, honoring the best performance in a professional production of a classic play (one written prior to 1920) in the New York metropolitan area, will be presented at Equity's Eastern Regional Membership Meeting at 2 pm today, January 9, 2015 at the Equity offices, 165 West 46th Street, New York. (more...)

Jonathan Cake, Melissa Errico & Kathleen Chalfant to Star in Salon/Sanctuary's 'MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH' Next MonthJonathan Cake, Melissa Errico & Kathleen Chalfant to Star in Salon/Sanctuary's 'MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH' Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

More Between Heaven and Earth, Salon/Sanctuary's original site-specific music theater piece, directed and with a script by Erica Gould based on the letters of Thomas Jefferson and Maria Cosway, returns to Fraunces Tavern on January 18th. Fraunces Tavern, built in 1719, sets the stage for the production, which features music prepared from the original 18th century manuscripts, researched by Jessica Gould. (more...)

Suzanne Bertish & Paxton Whitehead to Receive AEA's 2014 Joe A. Callaway AwardSuzanne Bertish & Paxton Whitehead to Receive AEA's 2014 Joe A. Callaway Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Suzanne Bertish and Paxton Whitehead have been selected to receive the 2014 Joe A. Callaway Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation. The award, honoring the best performance in a professional production of a classic play (one written prior to 1920) in the New York metropolitan area, will be presented at Equity's Eastern Regional Membership Meeting at 2 pm on Friday, January 9, 2015 at the Equity offices, 165 West 46th Street, New York. The announcement was made by Arne Gundersen, President of the Foundation and Joan Glazer, Managing Director. (more...)

Shakespeare Talks Return to The Pearl With 'Directing Shakespeare' 9/15Shakespeare Talks Return to The Pearl With 'Directing Shakespeare' 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

The Shakespeare Society and The Pearl Theatre Company present SHAKESPEARE TALKS: DIRECTING SHAKESPEARE featuring Arin Arbus and Rebecca Taichman Monday, Sept. 15th at 7pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet with Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons & More at the Roundabout Spring GalaPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet with Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons & More at the Roundabout Spring Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 11, 2014

Last night, Roundabout Theatre Company honored Sam Mendes with the Jason Roberts Award for Excellence in Theatre. The criterion for this award is to have made an 'indelible impact on the theatre world.' The award was named after the founder of Roundabout and is given each year in remembrance of his own impact on the theatre world. BroadwayWorld wa sthere for the special night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bernadette Peters, Liam Neeson, & Alan Cumming & More Salute Sam Mendes at Roundabout Gala!Photo Coverage: Bernadette Peters, Liam Neeson, & Alan Cumming & More Salute Sam Mendes at Roundabout Gala!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Last night, Roundabout Theatre Company honored Sam Mendes with the Jason Roberts Award for Excellence in Theatre. The criterion for this award is to have made an "indelible impact on the theatre world." The award was named after the founder of Roundabout and is given each year in remembrance of his own impact on the theatre world. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of The Public's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA with Joaquina Kalukango, Jonathan Cake & MorePhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of The Public's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA with Joaquina Kalukango, Jonathan Cake & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Directed and edited by Tarell Alvin McCraney, The Public's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA is an international collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Miami's Gable Stage. The play opened last night, March 5, and runs through Sunday, March 23 in The Public's Anspacher Theater. BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the opening night festivities below! (more...)

BWW Review:  ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Go CaribbeanBWW Review: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Go Caribbean
by Michael Dale - Mar 6, 2014

Tarell Alvin McCraney's vibrant and sexy production sets the story in French-colonial Saint-Domingue. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes, Mary Beth Peil & More Perform at Atlantic Theatre Company GalaPhoto Flash: Laura Osnes, Mary Beth Peil & More Perform at Atlantic Theatre Company Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Last night Atlantic Theater Company presented their annual Gala at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street). Directed by Neil Pepe with musical direction by Matt Gallagher, Writers' Choice saluted Atlantic's iconic playwrights with an evening of unexpected songs. For this year's Gala, Atlantic asked alumni playwrights to choose a favorite song and a favorite musician to perform it. Writers' Choice featured special tributes to Annie Baker, Martha Clarke, Stephen Adly Guirgis, David Mamet, Conor McPherson, and Doug Wright from presenters and performers Jonathan Cake, Bridget Everett, John Gallagher Jr., Rick Holmes, Brian D'Arcy James, Gary Jules, John Kelly, Zosia Mamet, Julianne Nicholson, Laura Osnes, Michael Park, Mary Beth Peil and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. among others. Check out photos from the special event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at the Public TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Directed and edited by Tarell Alvin McCraney, this international collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and Miami's Gable Stage began previews at The Public on Tuesday, February 18 and runs through Sunday, March 23 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on Wednesday, March 5. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Public Theater to Offer Free 'Artists Exchange' with Tarell Alvin McCraney & Kwame Kwei-Armah, 3/8Public Theater to Offer Free 'Artists Exchange' with Tarell Alvin McCraney & Kwame Kwei-Armah, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The Public Theater and British Council announced today that they will present THE ARTISTS EXCHANGE on Saturday, March 8 at 12:00 p.m. with MacArthur Fellow Tarell Alvin McCraney and CenterStage's Kwame Kwei-Armah swapping stories about creating theater on both sides of the pond. All tickets to this exciting one-on-one discussion at Joe's Pub at The Public are free and can be reserved on-line at www.publictheater.org or by calling (212) 967-7555. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Brian d'Arcy James, Zosia Mamet & More Set for Atlantic Theater Company's Annual Gala, 2/24Laura Osnes, Brian d'Arcy James, Zosia Mamet & More Set for Atlantic Theater Company's Annual Gala, 2/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company will present their annual Gala on Monday, February 24, 2014 at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street). Directed by Neil Pepe with musical direction by Matt Gallagher, Writers' Choice will salute Atlantic's iconic playwrights with an evening of unexpected songs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at the Public TheaterPhoto Flash: First Look at ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Part of the international collaboration between The Public Theater, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Miami's GableStage, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA features Jonathan Cake as Antony and Joaquina Kalukango as Cleopatra and is directed and edited by Tarell Alvin McCraney. This Shakespearean tragedy, fresh from engagements in Stratford-upon-Avon and Miami's Colony Theatre, begins performances on February 18 and will run through March 23 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on March 5. Single tickets can be purchased by calling (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production below! (more...)

Michael Pennington to Star in KING LEAR at Theatre for a New Audience, Begin. 3/14Michael 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. 3/14Michael 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...)

Public Theater's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Begins Previews 2/18Public Theater's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Begins Previews 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

The Public Theater will begin performances for ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA on Tuesday, February 18 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, the culmination of the international collaboration between The Public Theater, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Miami's GableStage. ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA is directed and edited by Tarell Alvin McCraney with Joaquina Kalukango as Cleopatra and Jonathan Cake as Mark Antony. This rarely-seen Shakespearean tragedy will run through Sunday, March 23, with an official press opening on Wednesday, March 5. Single tickets can be purchased by calling (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for The Public's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRATickets Now on Sale for The Public's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Single tickets are on sale now for the spring production of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA at The Public Theater, beginning performances on Tuesday, February 18. Part of the international collaboration between The Public Theater, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Miami's GableStage, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA features Jonathan Cake as Antony and Joaquina Kalukango as Cleopatra and is directed and edited by Tarell Alvin McCraney. This Shakespearean tragedy, fresh from engagements in Stratford-upon-Avon and Miami's Colony Theatre, will run through March 23 in The Public's Anspacher Theater, with an official press opening on March 5. Single tickets can be purchased by calling (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. (more...)

Jonathan Cake & Joaquina Kalukango to Lead Public Theater's International Co-Production ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA; Full Casts AnnouncedJonathan Cake & Joaquina Kalukango to Lead Public Theater's International Co-Production ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA; Full Casts Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

The Public Theater has announced casting today for the international collaboration of Shakespeare's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, produced by The Public Theater, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Miami's GableStage. Directed and edited by Tarell Alvin McCraney, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA will play in Stratford-upon-Avon at the RSC's Swan Theatre (November 7-30, 2013), before travelling to the United States for an engagement in Miami Beach at The Colony Theater (January 11-February 9, 2014) followed by a limited run at The Public Theater (February 18-March 23, 2014). ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA features a transatlantic cast that includes Jonathan Cake as Mark Antony and Joaquina Kalukango as Cleopatra. (more...)

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