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The Hypocrites to Stage H.M.S. PINAFORE, THE MIKADO and PIRATES OF PENZANCE in Rep, Beg. 11/26The Hypocrites to Stage H.M.S. PINAFORE, THE MIKADO and PIRATES OF PENZANCE in Rep, Beg. 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

On the heels of their critically acclaimed hit ALL OUR TRAGIC, The Hypocrites are pleased to continue their 2014-15 Season with another world premiere: a playful re-imaging of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera H.M.S. PINAFORE, adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Sean Graney, co-directed by Thrisa Hodits with new arrangements by Matt Kahler* and Andra Velis Simon. (more...)

John Leguizamo to Play Comedy Works Landmark Village, 11/7-8John Leguizamo to Play Comedy Works Landmark Village, 11/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

A multi-faceted performer and Emmy Award winner, John Leguizamo has established a career that defies categorization. With boundless and visceral creativity, his work in film, theatre, television, and literature covers a variety of genres, continually threatening to create a few of its own. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FOR THE RECORD: BAZ Debuts At DBA In West Hollywood - Rumer Willis, Ginifer King, Jason Paige, And More!Photo Coverage: FOR THE RECORD: BAZ Debuts At DBA In West Hollywood - Rumer Willis, Ginifer King, Jason Paige, And More!
by Lily Lim - Oct 8, 2014

The hit 'For The Record' series presents a two-month limited engagement of their critically-acclaimed evening inspired by the films of Baz Luhrmann at West Hollywood's DBA (www.dbahollywood.com). 'For The Record: Baz Luhrmann' will run thru November 23 and will offer audiences an elevated and completely reimagined production of the show that Angelinos have fallen in love with time and time again. Check out a first look at opening night below! (more...)

Leonardo DiCaprio Backs Out of Steve Jobs BiopicLeonardo DiCaprio Backs Out of Steve Jobs Biopic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Ben Affleck, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Matt Damon are reportedly on Sony's wish list. (more...)

Mine Is Yours Theatre to Present R&J, 11/7-16Mine Is Yours Theatre to Present R&J, 11/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

On September 15, 2014, Mine is Yours officially announced their upcoming production of R&J, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, edited and gender-reversed by Hannah Pell, and directed by the bold and brilliant Abby Craden*. (more...)

Janel Parrish, Barrett Foa, Shoshana Bean and More to Appear in FOR THE RECORD: BAZ LUHRMANN 9/12 at DBAJanel Parrish, Barrett Foa, Shoshana Bean and More to Appear in FOR THE RECORD: BAZ LUHRMANN 9/12 at DBA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Beginning September 12, the hit 'For The Record' series will present a two-month limited engagement of their critically-acclaimed evening inspired by the films of Baz Luhrmann at West Hollywood's DBA. (more...)

Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Brad Pitt to Star in Short Film?Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Brad Pitt to Star in Short Film?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2014

Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Brad Pitt have been filming a Martin Scorsese-directed short film in New York City. (more...)

JOURNEY'S END, PETER PAN and More Set for Watermill Theatre's Autumn/Winter 2014 SeasonJOURNEY'S END, PETER PAN and More Set for Watermill Theatre's Autumn/Winter 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

The Watermill is delighted to announce its Autumn/Winter 2014 Season, with highlights including the World Premiere of But First This, A Musical Homage to Radio 4 written by Radio 4 newsreader Kathy Clugston, a new 75-minute three-man adaptation of Hamlet, and a Christmas production of Peter Pan with original music by Simon Slater. Full season on sale now. (more...)

Dances Patrelle to Stage ROMEO & JULIET, 9/11-14Dances Patrelle to Stage ROMEO & JULIET, 9/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Dances Patrelle presents Romeo & Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance, from September 11-14, 2014 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. (more...)

Dances Patrelle to Present ROMEO & JULIET, 9/11-14Dances Patrelle to Present ROMEO & JULIET, 9/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Dances Patrelle presents Romeo & Juliet, a dazzling 25th Anniversary Performance from September 11-14, 2014 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $35-50 (student and senior discounts available) and will be available beginning August 1, 2014 at www.dancespatrelle.org by phone at 212-772-4448, or in person at The Kaye Playhouse Box Office. (more...)

Harlem Summer Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET Begins 7/23 at Riverbank State ParkHarlem Summer Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET Begins 7/23 at Riverbank State Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

HARLEM SUMMER SHAKESPEARE begins its 10th season of FREE SHAKESPEARE in Riverbank State Park with ROMEO AND JULIET on Wednesday, July 23rd and continues through August 17th, with the official opening on July 24th at 8 pm. The company returns to the Riverside Amphitheatre in Riverbank State Park, Riverside Drive at 145th Street, overlooking the Hudson River. Performances are Wednesdays through Sundays at 8 PM. (more...)

1140 Productions to Present ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/18-271140 Productions to Present ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

1140 Productions adapts William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet for a contemporary audience. While still maintaining the Shakespearean language, this version, Romeo Juliet, clashes the classical language with a contradictory style that changes this setting of woe into a nondescript time or place, making it even more relevant and haunting than ever. (more...)

The Hypocrites Inaugurate New Theatre with World Premiere of ALL OUR TRAGIC, 8/2-10/5The Hypocrites Inaugurate New Theatre with World Premiere of ALL OUR TRAGIC, 8/2-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

The Hypocrites are pleased to launch their 2014-15 Season with the world premiere of ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative, adapted and directed by Founding Artistic Director Sean Graney*, playing August 2 - October 5, 2014 at its new home, The Den Theatre, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Colony Theatre to Open Season with World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING, 7/9 - 8/10Colony Theatre to Open Season with World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING, 7/9 - 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the first production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING by Michelle Kholos Brooks. The production stars Christina Pickles and Bruce Weitz, who between them have a combined total of 14 Emmy nominations, and is directed by Cameron Watson, who has been heralded as "one of our finest contemporary directors" by The Los Angeles Times, while The Wall Street Journal declared his work "the best in the country." (more...)

Tickets Are Now On-Sale for 28th Annual ATY Summer Festival, 6/27-28Tickets Are Now On-Sale for 28th Annual ATY Summer Festival, 6/27-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Tickets are now on-sale for the 28th Annual Alaska Theatre of Youth Play Festival. Tickets are $8-$10. The festival is on June 27 and 28. (more...)

Minnesota Dance Theatre & The Dance Institute Presents a Master Class with DANIEL ULBRICHT, 6/13Minnesota Dance Theatre & The Dance Institute Presents a Master Class with DANIEL ULBRICHT, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

DANIEL ULBRICHT is a principal dancer with New York City Ballet and the founder and director of Stars of the American Ballet, a company that tours nationally and internationally and is devoted to presenting high caliber dancer performances and offering educational and outreach programs. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Fringe Spotlight: STAR CROSS'D Brings Romeo & Juliet To Life With MovementBWW Interviews: Fringe Spotlight: STAR CROSS'D Brings Romeo & Juliet To Life With Movement
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 1, 2014

To some, Romeo & Juliet is a story of two teenagers blinded by lust and driven to unspeakable acts, yet at its heart, it is a love story that transcends age and time. In Half Shadow Players' production of STAR CROSS'D, directors Lizzy Ferdinandi and Jessica Gaupel (who also co-founded the company) combine haunting contemporary music with Shakespeare's text to create a 50-minute movement-oriented retelling of the classic love story. (more...)

Manhattan Shakespeare Project's All-Female ROMEO & JULIET Opens TodayManhattan Shakespeare Project's All-Female ROMEO & JULIET Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Performances are free to the public and will be held at Summit Rock, Central Park May 29,30, 31 June 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, St. Nicholas Park, Harlem June 11, 12, 18, 19, Sunset Park, Brooklyn June 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, and Morningside Park, Manhattan June 26, 27, 28, 29. All performances are at 6:00pm. (more...)

Coronado Playhouse to Present SLEEPING BEAUTY and ROMEO & JULIET this SummerCoronado Playhouse to Present SLEEPING BEAUTY and ROMEO & JULIET this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

This summer, dreams really do come true and the passion of young love is alive at Coronado Playhouse with two classic love stories that have very different endings. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Twisted Lit Reinvents Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet in ANYONE BUT YOUBWW Reviews: Twisted Lit Reinvents Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet in ANYONE BUT YOU
by Ellen Dostal - May 23, 2014

Love and Pizza…and Shakespeare! That's what authors Kim Askew and Amy Helmes have cooked up Chicago-style in ANYONE BUT YOU, book three of their popular Twisted Lit series for young adults. Each of the stand-alone books takes a classic Shakespearean story and spins it into a modern tale that is fresh and fun for today's teens (or anyone in the mood for an entertaining, light summer read). (more...)

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