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Shakespeare Theatre Company's ASIDES LIVE SYMPOSIUM to Examine HENRY IV, Parts 1 and 2, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents AsidesLive: Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 which will occur on Sunday April 27, 2014 at Sidney Harman Hall. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will go until 1:00 p.m. This intimate and intensive symposium is dedicated to looking at Shakespeare Theatre Company's repertory through different lenses. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE, HELLO, DOLLY!, STUPID F**KING BIRD, BOOK OF MORMON, Rachel York and More Top 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards in D.C. - All the Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 21, 2014

Washington theatre celebrated its highest honors for achievement at the 30th Annual Helen Hayes Awards tonight, April 21, 2014 at the National Building Museum. Scroll down for the full list of winners! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare Theatre Company's HENRY IV, PART 2 is a Fine Production of an Uninspired Play
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 21, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's revival of Henry IV, Part 2 is a fine production filled with terrific acting and some wonderful ensemble moments. Nevertheless, that doesn't stop the play from failing to achieve the dramatic excellence of its prequel. (more...)

Stacy Keach Stars in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 as part of the Clarice Smith Repertory. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will direct both parts of this sweeping epic - one of Shakespeare's culminating achievements in the history play genre - over multiple nights. As Kahn says, describing Parts 1 and 2 as his favorite Shakespearean drama: 'It brings to the stage every issue we as human beings experience.' The two productions will run in the Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, March 25 - June 8, 2014. (more...)

Stacy Keach to Star in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, 3/25-6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 as part of the Clarice Smith Repertory. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will direct both parts of this sweeping epic - one of Shakespeare's culminating achievements in the history play genre - over multiple nights. As Kahn says, describing Parts 1 and 2 as his favorite Shakespearean drama: 'It brings to the stage every issue we as human beings experience.' The two productions will run in the Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from March 25 - June 8, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE APPLE FAMILY PLAYS, An Intelligent Reflection of Art and Life
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 26, 2013

Many would hesitate at the thought of spending an entire day at the theater. Yet Studio Theatre's production of The Apple Family Plays leaves you begging for more at the end. The Apple Family Plays not only meets the standard of great theater, but exceeds it in every way with this not-to-be-missed theatrical event. If art is a reflection of life, then The Apple Family Plays at Studio Theatre are intelligent reflections of the ongoing civic debates in society and foreshadow the likely situations, characters and conversations many of us will encounter. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Stages 'Free For All' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual Free For All is a much-loved Washington tradition, offering free Shakespeare performances to the general public for the past 22 years. This year the beloved tradition launches the Company's 2013-2014 Season by reviving Much Ado About Nothing, initially presented during the 2011-2012 Season with original direction by Ethan McSweeny. Much Ado About Nothing will run at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, August 20-September 1, 2013. Resident Assistant Director Jenny Lord will direct this delightful summer comedy for residents and visitors to D.C. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Stage 'Free For All' MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 8/20-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's annual Free For All is a much-loved Washington tradition, offering free Shakespeare performances to the general public for the past 22 years. This year the beloved tradition launches the Company's 2013-2014 Season by reviving Much Ado About Nothing, initially presented during the 2011-2012 Season with original direction by Ethan McSweeny. Much Ado About Nothing will run at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from August 20-September 1, 2013. Resident Assistant Director Jenny Lord will direct this delightful summer comedy for residents and visitors to D.C. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WINTER'S TALE at the Shakespeare Theatre Company - A Classy Production
by Charles Shubow - May 24, 2013

An ensemble to remember is key to Shakespeare's tragicomedy. (more...)

McCarter Theatre's THE WINTER'S TALE Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2013

McCarter Theatre Center, in association with The Shakespeare Theatre Company, will celebrate the opening night of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale on Friday April 5. The production runs through April 21. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Center and The Shakespeare Theatre Company Open THE WINTER'S TALE, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2013

McCarter Theatre Center, in association with The Shakespeare Theatre Company, will present Williams Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, directed by Rebecca Taichman, April 2 through April 21. Opening night is Friday, April 5. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/15-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony AwardŽ, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Charles Shubow - Dec 11, 2012

Cirque du Soleil Meets Shakespeare and it works beautifully. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tim Campbell, Bruce Dow and More in STC's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony AwardŽ, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from November 15-December 30, 2012. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from tonight, November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Announces Casting for THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, announces casting for the first two mainstage productions of its 2012-2013 Season. The Government Inspector, running from September 13 - October 28 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW), and A Midsummer Night's Dream, running from November 15 - December 30 at Sidney Harman Hall(610 F Street NW), both feature new and familiar faces to STC's stages. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Celebrates Holidays with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 11/15-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony AwardŽ, kicks off its holiday season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Director Ethan McSweeny (Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice) takes a fresh approach to this well-loved play filled with magic and wonder. The production runs at STC's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from November 15-December 30, 2012. (more...)

Cygnus Ensemble Presents SOUNDING BECKETT at CSC, Now thru 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

SOUNDING BECKETT - a singular evening of theater and music that pairs three plays by Samuel Beckett from his 'ghost period' with new works by contemporary composers written expressly in response to those plays - will be presented tonight, September 14-23 at the Classic Stage Company (136 E. 13 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Announces Casting for THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, announces casting for the first two mainstage productions of its 2012-2013 Season. The Government Inspector, running from September 13 - October 28 at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW), and A Midsummer Night's Dream, running from November 15 - December 30 at Sidney Harman Hall(610 F Street NW), both feature new and familiar faces to STC's stages. (more...)

Cygnus Ensemble Presents SOUNDING BECKETT at CSC, 9/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2012

SOUNDING BECKETT - a singular evening of theater and music that pairs three plays by Samuel Beckett from his 'ghost period' with new works by contemporary composers written expressly in response to those plays - will be presented September 14-23 at the Classic Stage Company (136 E. 13 St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

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