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Theatre for a New Audience's THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE Begin Previews This MayTheatre for a New Audience's THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE Begin Previews This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Previews begin Sunday, May 1, at 7:30pm for Theatre for a New Audience's production of August Strindberg's The Father in a new version by Scottish author David Greig commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience and Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30pm for A Doll's House in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937.  The plays, both directed by Arin Arbus, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre for a New Audience, feature Maggie Lacey as Nora in A Doll's House and as Laura in The Father and John Douglas Thompson as Thorwald in A Doll's House and the Captain in The Father. (more...)

Maggie Lacey and John Douglas Thompson to Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE and THE FATHER Off-BroadwayMaggie Lacey and John Douglas Thompson to Lead A DOLL'S HOUSE and THE FATHER Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Theatre for a New Audience has announced complete casting for A DOLL'S HOUSE, in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937, and August Strindberg's THE FATHER, in a new version by Scottish author David Greig (Strindberg's Creditors at BAM) commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience. (more...)

FirstWorks to Close Frontier Series with Aurea Ensemble's CHROMATIC FANTASYFirstWorks to Close Frontier Series with Aurea Ensemble's CHROMATIC FANTASY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

FirstWorks' 2015/16 Frontier Series concludes with the world premiere of an arresting new work by the Rhode Island-based Aurea Ensemble, a performance group with a superb string quartet at its heart. Aurea's 'CHROMATIC FANTASY: THE WORLD OF CIURLIONIS' will debut on Sunday, April 24 at 4 p.m. at the RISD Auditorium (7 Canal Walk, Providence River Greenway). Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and are available online at first-works.org and by phone at 401-421-4281. (more...)

The O'Shaughnessy to Present WOMEN OF WILL, 2/4The O'Shaughnessy to Present WOMEN OF WILL, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The O'Shaughnessy's acclaimed Women of Substance series presents WOMEN OF WILL, a masterful summation of Shakespeare & Company's Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer's 40-plus years spent investigating all things Shakespeare. The tour-de-force performance will be on The O'Shaughnessy stage for one night only Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project to Bring THE WINTER'S TALE to Brookline, 12/10-1/3Actors' Shakespeare Project to Bring THE WINTER'S TALE to Brookline, 12/10-1/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Actors' Shakespeare Project continues its season-long exploration of 'Affairs of the Heart', examining the darker side of love as a catalyst for cruelty and redemption with Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE. Directed by OBIE Award winner Melia Bensussen, ASP brings this story of heartbreak and emotional resurrection to Willet Hall at United Parish, 210 Harvard Street in Brookline, from December 10, 2015 to January 3, 2016. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Sets New Venues, Casts for 2015-16 SeasonActors' Shakespeare Project Sets New Venues, Casts for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) today revealed new venues and  casting for the next two productions for the 2015/16 Season, Affairs of the Heart. The company's 12th season opened with the  tragedy in Othello, now playing until October 25 at The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University. Next ASP explores romance in The Winter's Tale, war and strife in Richard II, and comedy in The School for Scandal.  "ASP strives to present bold themes-the kind audiences not only expect, they demand of us," says Artistic Director Allyn Burrows. "Our upcoming productions will deliver on that expectation, offering up a bounty of theater at the extremes of human emotion."  For more information, visit our new and improved website at actorsshakespeareproject.org or call 617-776-2200 x 235. (more...)

BWW  Reviews: MOTHER OF THE MAID at Shakespeare & CompanyBWW Reviews: MOTHER OF THE MAID at Shakespeare & Company
by Karen Bovard - Aug 12, 2015

Imagine:  you're a peasant woman in 15th century France, and your teenage daughter has taken strange.  It seems she's having visions of St. Catherine, who's instructed her to lead the French army to victory over the invading English. In pants. And armor. Yep:  you call her Joanie, but we know her as Joan of Arc. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night World Premiere of MOTHER OF THE MAID at Shakespeare & CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night World Premiere of MOTHER OF THE MAID at Shakespeare & Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 8, 2015

Last night, Shakespeare & Company presented the world premiere of Mother of the Maid, a powerful and wry drama by Emmy award-winning writer, producer and director Jane Anderson, starring Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer, directed by Matthew Penn, and Broadwayworld's Stephen Sorokoff was on the scene. Check out pics from the evening below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/31/2015Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/31/2015
by BWW - May 31, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/31/2015 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/24/2015Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/24/2015
by BWW - May 24, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/24/2015 for Boston (more...)

Casting, Dates Set for Shakespeare & Company's 2015 Season; Launches TodayCasting, Dates Set for Shakespeare & Company's 2015 Season; Launches Today
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Shakespeare & Company has finalized casting for its 38th performance season, and released a complete schedule of Opening Night dates. The announcement was made this week by Interim Artistic Directors Ariel Bock and Jonathan Croy, along with a positive report from Interim Managing Director Stephen D. Ball on the Company's box office successes to date. Shakespeare & Company's season opens on May 22 with The How and The Why, by Sarah Treem. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/17/2015Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/17/2015
by BWW - May 17, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/17/2015 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/10/2015Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/10/2015
by BWW - May 10, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/10/2015 for Boston (more...)

Casting, Dates Set for Shakespeare & Company's 2015 Season; Launches May 22Casting, Dates Set for Shakespeare & Company's 2015 Season; Launches May 22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Shakespeare & Company has finalized casting for its 38th performance season, and released a complete schedule of Opening Night dates. The announcement was made this week by Interim Artistic Directors Ariel Bock and Jonathan Croy, along with a positive report from Interim Managing Director Stephen D. Ball on the Company's box office successes to date. Shakespeare & Company's season opens on May 22 with The How and The Why, by Sarah Treem. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Present Tina Packer's WOMEN OF WILL, TodayShakespeare Theatre Company to Present Tina Packer's WOMEN OF WILL, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre Company presents Women of Will: An Evening with Tina Packer, featuring leading Shakespearean actor/director/dramaturg Tina Packer in a performance that deconstructs and conjures Shakespeare's famous female characters. This one-night-only event will play the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW) today, April 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The evening will include a special post-show reception launching her new book, Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays. (more...)

Tina Packer's New Book 'WOMEN OF WILL' Released TodayTina Packer's New Book 'WOMEN OF WILL' Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Tina Packer, Shakespeare & Company's Founding Artistic Director, actor, writer -- and one of the country's foremost experts on Shakespeare -- launches her new book Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays today, April 7, 2015. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Present Tina Packer's WOMEN OF WILL, 4/8Shakespeare Theatre Company to Present Tina Packer's WOMEN OF WILL, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre Company presents Women of Will: An Evening with Tina Packer, featuring leading Shakespearean actor/director/dramaturg Tina Packer in a performance that deconstructs and conjures Shakespeare's famous female characters. This one-night-only event will play the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW) on Wednesday, April 8, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The evening will include a special post-show reception launching her new book, Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays. (more...)

Tina Packer's New Book 'WOMEN OF WILL' Set for Release Next WeekTina Packer's New Book 'WOMEN OF WILL' Set for Release Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Tina Packer, Shakespeare & Company's Founding Artistic Director, actor, writer -- and one of the country's foremost experts on Shakespeare -- launches her new book Women of Will: Following the Feminine in Shakespeare's Plays April 7, 2015. Published by Knopf, Women of Will is a fierce and witty exploration -- part master class, part brilliant analysis -- of the women in Shakespeare's plays that illuminates Shakespeare's changing understanding of the feminine and reveals some of his deepest insights. (more...)

Red Bull Theater's Revelation Readings to Continue with Thomas Middleton's A CHASTE MAIDE IN CHEAPSIDERed Bull Theater's Revelation Readings to Continue with Thomas Middleton's A CHASTE MAIDE IN CHEAPSIDE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Red Bull Theater's OBIE Award-Winning Revelation Readings series provides a unique opportunity to hear new and rarely-produced classic plays performed by many of the finest actors in New York. (more...)

Bedlam Adds Additional Performances to SENSE & SENSIBILITY's RunBedlam Adds Additional Performances to SENSE & SENSIBILITY's Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Due to popular demand BEDLAM is adding three more performances of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility adapted by Kate Hamill. Sense & Sensibility is currently playing in rep with a production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull adapted by Anya Reiss now through December 21 at the Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street, NYC). The added performances for Sense & Sensibility are Sunday, December 7 at 2pm, Tuesday, December 16 at 8pm, and Sunday, December 21 at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased by calling Ovation Tix at (866) 811-4111 and online at www.theatrebedlam.org (more...)

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