Tyrone Guthrie News

Independent Shakespeare Co. to Stage New Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET, 4/4-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, announce a new adaptation of Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. ROMEO & JULIET will open today, April 4 at 7:30pm and will perform through Saturday, May 3 at the Independent Shakespeare Co. Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (more...)

James T. Alfred and Erika LaVonn Star in Penumbra's THE MOUNTAINTOP at the Guthrie, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

On the heels of successful presentations of A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and The Amen Corner, the Guthrie Theater welcomes the return of the acclaimed Penumbra Theatre Company with The Mountaintop - the recipient of the 2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play - written by Katori Hall and directed by Penumbra Founder and Co-Artistic Director Lou Bellamy. The Mountaintop begins performances tonight, March 28 and continues through April 19. (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...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. to Stage New Adaptation of ROMEO AND JULIET, 4/4-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, announce a new adaptation of Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. ROMEO & JULIET will open on Friday, April 4 at 7:30pm and will perform through Saturday, May 3 at the Independent Shakespeare Co. Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (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...)

Tony Winner Rosemary Harris Will Star in Roundabout's INDIAN INK this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris will play the role of "Eleanor Swan" in the Off-Broadway premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. (more...)

Tony Winner Rosemary Harris to Star in Roundabout Theatre's INDIAN INK this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris will play the role of 'Eleanor Swan' in the Off-Broadway premiere of Tom Stoppard's Indian Ink, directed by Carey Perloff. The production will begin performances on September 4 and open Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Centre for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). (more...)

John Skelley to Star in HAMLET and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at the Guthrie; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company (TAC) reunite for a sixth year, presenting Hamlet, Shakespeare's story of a Danish prince's search for vengeance, justice and truth, in repertory with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, a reworking of the same tragedy from the point of view of two minor characters and their static existence in a world beyond their comprehension. This two-week engagement April 22 - May 4, on the McGuire Proscenium Stage, will conclude a successful seven-month 42-city tour, during which time these productions played to thousands of adults and students in large and small markets around the United States. Both Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead will showcase the talents of graduates of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program, as well as alumni of A Guthrie Experience for Actors in Training. (more...)

James T. Alfred and Erika LaVonn to Star in Penumbra's THE MOUNTAINTOP at the Guthrie; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

On the heels of successful presentations of A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and The Amen Corner, the Guthrie Theater welcomes the return of the acclaimed Penumbra Theatre Company with The Mountaintop - the recipient of the 2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play - written by Katori Hall and directed by Penumbra Founder and Co-Artistic Director Lou Bellamy. The Mountaintop begins performances on March 28 and continues through April 19. (more...)

Christopher Plummer Recreates Role as 'Barrymore' on THIRTEEN's Great Performances Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Plummer recreated his Tony Award-winning role of legendary actor John Barrymore in the film adaptation of William Luce's Broadway play of the same name. Barrymore will air on Great Performances, tonight, January 31 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Christopher Plummer, Des McAnuff Talk CTG's A WORD OR TWO on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, "A Word or Two," which opened at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, "A Word or Two" is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Click below to watch interviews with Plummer and McAnuff on opening night! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Christopher Plummer's A WORD OR TWO, Opening This Week at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, "A Word or Two," which opens at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre tomorrow, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, "A Word or Two" is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Plummer onstage! (more...)

Christopher Plummer to Bring A WORD OR TWO to Ahmanson Theatre; Opens 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, 'A Word or Two,' which opens at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, 'A Word or Two' is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. (more...)

Following Paris, London and LA, now in SYDNEY - Stage Show Celebrating Vivien Leigh's 100th Year Donald Macdonald's VIVIEN: Letter to Larry
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Following international shows celebrating the 100th year of Vivien Leigh's birth, actress Susie Lindeman brings her highly acclaimed performance Vivien: Letter to Larry to Sydney for one special night at the Independent Theatre on Sunday February 23. (more...)

Christopher Plummer Recreates Role as 'Barrymore' on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, 1/31
by TV News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Plummer recreated his Tony Award-winning role of legendary actor John Barrymore in the film adaptation of William Luce's Broadway play of the same name. Barrymore will air on Great Performances, Friday, January 31 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (more...)

Kevin Kling's TALES FROM THE CHARRED UNDERBELLY OF THE YULE LOG Set for the Guthrie, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

The Guthrie will again host nationally acclaimed humorist, actor and playwright Kevin Kling and his celebrated one-man show Tales from the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log on Monday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will end with a public book and CD signing on Level One of the Guthrie. Single tickets are $28 ($23 for students and seniors) and are now on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org. (more...)

John McGinty, Stephen Schnetzer & More Star in TRIBES, Beginning Tonight at Guthrie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2013

The Guthrie Theater begins its production of Nina Raine's Tribes tonight, October 5. Winner of the 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play and a 2010 Olivier Award nominee for Best Play, Tribes is a provocative, poignant family drama that illuminates the fascinating interplay of sound and communication, perception and true understanding. Wendy Goldberg (Guthrie: Dollhouse) directs this regional premiere that begins performances on the McGuire Proscenium Stage tonight. (more...)

AN ILIAD Returns to The Guthrie Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

The Guthrie Theater today announced a return engagement for An Iliad, the single-actor storytelling adaptation of Homer's Greek classic about the siege of Troy. The play features Stephen Yoakam (more than 75 Guthrie productions including a lauded turn as Bertolt Brecht in 2012's Tales from Hollywood and as Creon in 2011's The Burial at Thebes) as The Poet and is directed by Benjamin McGovern (The Edge of Our Bodies, Circle Mirror Transformation). An Iliad is written by Lisa Peterson (director of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Guthrie in 2012, as well as this summer's acclaimed production of Clybourne Park) and Denis O'Hare from a translation of Homer by Robert Fagles. (more...)

Theatre Communications Group Publishes AN IDEAL THEATER: FOUNDING VISIONS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the publication of An Ideal Theater: Founding Visions for a New American Art, a wide-ranging, inspiring documentary history of the American theatre movement as told by the visionaries who goaded it into being. (more...)

Kyle Loven and Paurl Walsh Star in Guthrie Theater's MOON SHOW 143, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

The Guthrie Theater presents the Dowling Studio's 2013-14 season opener Moon Show 143 by Minnesota-bred, Seattle-based theater and visual artist Kyle Loven. Loven's body of work combines puppetry, projections and other art forms with live actors. Nick Hubbard will direct the world premiere of this production inspired by moon myths and beliefs from around the world. (more...)

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