The Brothers Grimm News

Iris Theatre's 10th Anniversary Summer Season Will Feature New Immersive Productions of MACBETH and HANSEL & GRETEL AND THE WITCH BABA YAGAIris Theatre's 10th Anniversary Summer Season Will Feature New Immersive Productions of MACBETH and HANSEL & GRETEL AND THE WITCH BABA YAGA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

???????Celebrating its 10-year anniversary this summer, Iris Theatre will present a double bill of Shakespeare and the Brothers Grimm, told in their signature immersive style in St Paul's, the Actors' Church, in the heart of Covent Garden. (more...)

Woman's Rights Mural By Zoe Buckman And Natalie Frank On Display, Through SpringWoman's Rights Mural By Zoe Buckman And Natalie Frank On Display, Through Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Artists Zoe Buckman and Natalie Frank have pulled together quotes from politicians about women and their bodies that will be reproduced on a massive mural on the Ford Foundation Live Gallery at New York Live Arts. (more...)

Denise Gough to Reprise Olivier Award-Winning Role in PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS at St. Ann's WarehouseDenise Gough to Reprise Olivier Award-Winning Role in PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS at St. Ann's Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse, building upon its rich history of partnerships with the UK's most exciting theaters and theater artists, is proud to join forces with the National Theatre and Headlong for the first time to present the American Premiere of Duncan MacMillan's People, Places & Things, a National Theatre / Headlong co-production, directed by Jeremy Herrin, which was one of last season's must-see shows on the West End. Denise Gough will reprise her Olivier Award-winning role as an actress whose life has spun recklessly out of control because of her addiction to alcohol and drugs. (more...)

Martin McDonagh's THE PILLOWMAN Comes to NE PortlandMartin McDonagh's THE PILLOWMAN Comes to NE Portland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Life In Arts Productions will present the company's inaugural production, The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, beginning February 10th at The Headwater Theatre. (more...)

Casa Manana to Present 'RAPUNZEL! RAPUNZEL!' as Part of 2017 Children's Theatre SeasonCasa Manana to Present 'RAPUNZEL! RAPUNZEL!' as Part of 2017 Children's Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Casa Mańana Theatre presents Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hair Fairy Tale, as part of the 2016-2017 Children's Theatre season. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

HBO to Debut Sobering Documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN, 1/23HBO to Debut Sobering Documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN, 1/23
by TV News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Delving deep into this shocking crime, the sobering documentary BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN examines how an urban myth could take root in impressionable young minds, leading to an unspeakable act, when it debuts MONDAY, JAN. 23 (10:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT) on HBO. (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS, 1/14Pacific Symphony Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Start the New Year off on a note of happily-ever-after with Pacific Symphony's abridged version of one of the best-known and most-loved fairy-tales-turned-opera, "Hansel and Gretel, Opera for Kids!" (more...)

Pacific Symphony to Present HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS!Pacific Symphony to Present HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Start the New Year off on a note of happily-ever-after with Pacific Symphony's abridged version of one of the best-known and most-loved fairy-tales-turned-opera, "Hansel and Gretel, Opera for Kids!" (more...)

BWW Review: CINDERELLA: A FAIRYTALE, Tobacco FactoryBWW Review: CINDERELLA: A FAIRYTALE, Tobacco Factory
by Tim Wright - Dec 8, 2016

This show is the perfect antidote to the celebrity stuffed pantos offered up by more commercial outfits. The show demonstrates that Christmas shows don't have to be formulaic or even familiar. They can be wonderfully inventive pieces of storytelling every bit as worthy as the rest of the years programming. (more...)

Axis' Holiday Show for Families SEVEN IN ONE BLOW Returns 12/12/18Axis' Holiday Show for Families SEVEN IN ONE BLOW Returns 12/12/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

This December, the acclaimed Off-Broadway Axis Theatre Company will present the 15th annual production of its beloved family holiday show, Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid. Adapted from the classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm, this festive, interactive winter play is written and directed by Axis Artistic Director Randy Sharp (Edgar Oliver's Attorney Street, In the Park and East 10th Street). Though the poignant tale was created for kids, the Axis production-which teases out some of the many plausible subtexts-resonates equally well for adults. (more...)

Axis Theatre Company to Present 15th Annual Production of 'SEVEN IN ONE BLOW'Axis Theatre Company to Present 15th Annual Production of 'SEVEN IN ONE BLOW'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

This December, the acclaimed Off-Broadway Axis Theatre Company will present the 15th annual production of its beloved family holiday show, Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tempe - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Tempe - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Tempe (more...)

Vancouver's Simone Mcintosh Wins At Canadian Opera Company's Annual Voice CompetitionVancouver's Simone Mcintosh Wins At Canadian Opera Company's Annual Voice Competition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

Simone McIntosh of Vancouver took home First Prize (the Chair's Prize) at the Canadian Opera Company's annual Ensemble Studio Competition on November 3, 2016 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Vancouver's Simone McIntosh Wins Top Prize at Vocal CompetitionVancouver's Simone McIntosh Wins Top Prize at Vocal Competition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Simone McIntosh of Vancouver took home First Prize (the Chair's Prize) at the Canadian Opera Company's annual Ensemble Studio Competition on November 3, 2016 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Grimm Fairy Tale Classics On Stage This Weekend at Peoria CenterGrimm Fairy Tale Classics On Stage This Weekend at Peoria Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Peoria Center for the Performing Arts presents, 'In the Village of the Brothers Grimm'. November 4-20. (more...)

BWW Review: 24th Street Theatre's HANSEL AND GRETEL BLUEGRASS Is Artful StorytellingBWW Review: 24th Street Theatre's HANSEL AND GRETEL BLUEGRASS Is Artful Storytelling
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 31, 2016

24th Street Theatre takes on the Brothers Grimm in its latest world premiere Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass by Bryan Davidson, but forget the fairy tale you think you know. This is no sanitized version of the story. The original, written in 1812, was a cautionary tale, bleak in its portrayal of a time when it was commonplace for impoverished families to abandon their children for lack of food and resources. The thought was that they would somehow find a way to survive and maybe even be better off on their own. It's a heartbreaking decision for any parent to make and, unfortunately, one that families in dire circumstances around the world still face today. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tempe - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Tempe - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Tempe (more...)

Eight Brothers Grimm Fairytales Come to the Stage at YouthWorksEight Brothers Grimm Fairytales Come to the Stage at YouthWorks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

YouthWorks continues it's 2016-2017 season with the fairytale adventure In the Village of the Brothers Grimm.  On this adventure you meet a gangster-fairy, an unlikely hero, a rhyming witch and a crying princess. Comedy, heroics, witches, magic, goodness, love, loss and healing are explored using eight stories of the Brothers Grimm.  (more...)

The Kennedy Center to Present the San Francisco Ballet's CINDERELLAThe Kennedy Center to Present the San Francisco Ballet's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Inspired by the Brothers Grimm and Perrault fairy tales, world-renowned San Francisco Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center with the visually stunning and magical adaption of Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella©, October 26-30 for seven performances in the Opera House. Choreographed by the Tony Award® and two-time Olivier Award-winning British choreographer, Wheeldon and his acclaimed creative team bring this imaginative production to the stage featuring a powerful score by Sergei Prokofiev. Co-produced with the Dutch National Ballet, it made its world premiere in Amsterdam on December 13, 2012 and its U.S. premiere on May 3, 2013 with San Francisco Ballet. The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra will accompany this production, led by conductor Martin West. (more...)

Photo Flash: INTO THE WOODS at Beef and BoardsPhoto Flash: INTO THE WOODS at Beef and Boards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is presenting its premiere production of Stephen Sondheim's enchanting musical, Into the Woods, now on stage through Nov. 20. The Brothers Grimm hit the stage in this epic fairy tale about wishes, family and the choices we make. (more...)

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