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BWW Reviews: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Presents KING LEAR at the Broad Stage in Santa MonicaBWW Reviews: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Presents KING LEAR at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica
by Shari Barrett - Nov 6, 2014

The several intertwined stories about characters motivated by the seven deadly sins and shocking scenes of excessive cruelty and suffering (especially the violent blinding of Gloucester, Lear's descent into madness, the raging storm, and the tragic death of Cordelia), make KING LEAR a profound exploration of the human condition in all its extremes and complexities. And when well performed by actors who fully comprehend the psyche of their character as well as the meaning of Shakespeare's vocabulary, brilliance happens. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Brings HAMLET to Folger Theatre This WeekendShakespeare's Globe Brings HAMLET to Folger Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 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 this weekend, 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...)

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...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Opens TonightCincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

This May, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to 'Complete the Canon' by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. The final play needed to 'Complete the Canon' is William Shakespeare's 'The Two Noble Kinsmen', which CSC will open tonight, May 2, 2014. This production is generously sponsored by Charles Parsons and Bill McKim and the Canon Club. The design sponsor is PNC Bank. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Begins TonightCincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Cincinnati S This May, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to 'Complete the Canon' by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. The final play needed to 'Complete the Canon' is William Shakespeare's 'The Two Noble Kinsmen', which CSC will open on May 2, 2014. This production is generously sponsored by Charles Parsons and Bill McKim and the Canon Club. The design sponsor is PNC Bank. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Opens 5/2Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Opens 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Cincinnati S This May, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to "Complete the Canon" by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. The final play needed to "Complete the Canon" is William Shakespeare's "The Two Noble Kinsmen", which CSC will open on May 2, 2014. This production is generously sponsored by Charles Parsons and Bill McKim and the Canon Club. The design sponsor is PNC Bank. (more...)

American Shakespeare Company's Jeff Watkins Becomes President of Shakespeare Theatre AssociationAmerican Shakespeare Company's Jeff Watkins Becomes President of Shakespeare Theatre Association
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Jeff Watkins, founder and Artistic Director of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, recently began his two-year term as President of the international Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA). He stepped into the position at this past week's STA conference, succeeding Patrick Spottiswoode, Director of Education for Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. (more...)

International Association of Shakespeare Theatre Leaders to Convene at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1/7-12International Association of Shakespeare Theatre Leaders to Convene at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Leaders from theatres around the world whose primary mission is to produce the works of William Shakespeare will meet at the home of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in Center Valley, Pennsylvania January 7 - 12, 2013. (more...)

International Association of Shakespeare Theatre Leaders to Convene at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1/7-12International Association of Shakespeare Theatre Leaders to Convene at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

Leaders from theatres around the world whose primary mission is to produce the works of William Shakespeare will meet at the home of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in Center Valley, Pennsylvania January 7 - 12, 2013. (more...)

International Association of Shakespeare Theatre Leaders to Convene at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1/7-12International Association of Shakespeare Theatre Leaders to Convene at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, 1/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

Leaders from theatres around the world whose primary mission is to produce the works of William Shakespeare will meet at the home of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival in Center Valley, Pennsylvania January 7 - 12, 2013. (more...)

Orlando Shakes Hosts Annual Shakespeare ConferenceOrlando Shakes Hosts Annual Shakespeare Conference
by Beau Higgins - Dec 28, 2011

Upwards of 150 participants are projected to travel to Orlando to participate, making it the best-attended conference in STA's history. STA represents more than 100 theater organizations in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and around the globe, including representatives from Shakespeare's Globe (Stratford-Upon-Avon, England), Utah Shakespeare Festival, and Stratford Shakespeare Festival (Canada). (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 50 YearsUtah Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 50 Years
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011

For fifty years the Utah Shakespeare Festival has been presenting life-affirming classics with Shakespeare as the cornerstone while entertaining, enriching and educating. The 2011 golden anniversary season has proven to be one of the most successful and memorable years in Festival history. (more...)

Leslie Malin Elected Vice President of Shakespeare Theatre AssociationLeslie Malin Elected Vice President of Shakespeare Theatre Association
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2011

Cheasapeake Shakespeare Company's Managing Director, Lesley Malin, was elected Vice President of the Shakespeare Theatre Association at the 2011 conference held in Boulder, Colorado this January. This position puts her in line to become the association's President in 2012, leading the annual conference to be held in Seattle, Washington. (more...)

Roger Allam Presents Sam Wanamaker Award to Stanley WellsRoger Allam Presents Sam Wanamaker Award to Stanley Wells
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2010

Leading Shakespeare scholar Professor Stanley Wells, CBE, has accepted Shakespeare's Globe's prestigious Sam Wanamaker Award, given annually in the name of the Globe's founder to celebrate work which has increased the understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare. (more...)

Photo Flash: Gala Performance Of Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank: MacbethPhoto Flash: Gala Performance Of Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank: Macbeth
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

The gala performance of ‘Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank: Macbeth' at Shakespeare's Globe was held last night (11 March 2010). The event was the culmination of Globe Education's flagship project for London schools, with over 14,000 free tickets given to Year 9 students across the city. (more...)

Celebrity Patrons Gather At Shakespeare's Globe To Launch Groundbreaking Free Production Of MACBETHCelebrity Patrons Gather At Shakespeare's Globe To Launch Groundbreaking Free Production Of MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2010

A group of famous faces including Adrian Lester, Tamzin Outhwaite, Jemma Redgrave, Roberta Taylor, Craig Gazey, Siobhan Redmond and Peter Guinness gathered at Shakespeare's Globe to pledge their support for Globe Education's fourth annual Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank project - Shakespeare's Globe's flagship education programme for London schools. (more...)

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Attends Major International Conference in LondonChesapeake Shakespeare Company Attends Major International Conference in London
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010

Representatives of the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company have joined delegates from over 100 Shakespeare-producing theatres and festivals from the USA and Canada attending the twentieth annual conference of the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America (STAA) this week at Shakespeare's Globe in London. (more...)

Marin Shakespeare Company Directors Attend International Conference in LondonMarin Shakespeare Company Directors Attend International Conference in London
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2010

Robert Currier and Lesley Currier, Artistic Director and Managing Director of the Marin Shakespeare Company in San Rafael, California, have joined delegates from over 100 Shakespeare-producing theatres and festivals from the USA and Canada attending the twentieth annual conference of the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America (STAA) this week at Shakespeare's Globe in London. (more...)

ASC Attends Shakespeare Theatre Association's Annual ConferenceASC Attends Shakespeare Theatre Association's Annual Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

Artistic Director Jeff Watkins and Director of Education and Training Laura Cole, of The Atlanta Shakespeare Company have joined delegates from over 150 Shakespeare-producing theatres and festivals from the USA and Canada attending the twentieth annual conference of the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America (STAA) this week at Shakespeare's Globe in London. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Hosts Shakespeare Theatre Association of America's 20th Annual ConferenceShakespeare's Globe Hosts Shakespeare Theatre Association of America's 20th Annual Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2010

Shakespeare's Globe hosts the twentieth annual conference of the Shakespeare Theatre Association of America (STAA) from 7-10 January, 2010. (more...)

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