Comscore

William Shakespeare News

Date Of Birth:
April 23, 1564
Date Of Death:
April 23, 1616 (52)
Birth Place:
Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
William Shakespeare News Feeds
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Chicago Shakespeare's SHORT SHAKESPEARE! MACBETHPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Chicago Shakespeare's SHORT SHAKESPEARE! MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents Short Shakespeare! Macbeth, a 75-minute abridged production of William Shakespeare's tale of political intrigue and personal ambition. This new adaptation by Director Kirsten Kelly, whose decade long history with CST includes being the co-founder and director of the nationally recognized CPS Shakespeare! program, makes for an outstanding introduction to Shakespeare for audiences of all ages. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars! (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare to Kick Off 2015 with WAITING FOR GODOT, 1/14-2/7Cincinnati Shakespeare to Kick Off 2015 with WAITING FOR GODOT, 1/14-2/7
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

?Cincinnati Shakespeare Company kicks off 2015 with this vaudevillian production of the classic "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett. This production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare's Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips and features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members Bruce Cromer, Jim Hopkins, Nicholas Rose and Brent Vimtrup, joined by young actor Jack Johnson. (more...)

PULP SHAKESPEARE to Return to the Theatre Asylum in 2015PULP SHAKESPEARE to Return to the Theatre Asylum in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Combined Artform/Theatre Asylum are thrilled to announce the comeback of PULP SHAKESPEARE (or Bard Fiction), adapted by Ben Tallen, Aaron Greer and Brian Watson-Jones, and directed by Ovation Award winning director Amanda McRaven. PULP SHAKESPEARE will be opening Thursday January 15, 2015 at Theatre Asylum in Hollywood, running Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 3pm through March 8. (more...)

Mary Testa to Celebrate HAVE FAITH Album at the Beechman, Barnes & Noble, 1/4-12Mary Testa to Celebrate HAVE FAITH Album at the Beechman, Barnes & Noble, 1/4-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

MARY TESTA -- the two time Tony Award nominated singer and actress -- and MICHAEL STAROBIN, the Tony Award winning orchestrator and arranger will perform four concerts in January to promote their new album Have Faith from Ghostlight Records. (more...)

Point Park University's Playhouse Jr. 2014-15 Season to Feature JUNGALBOOK, Shakespeare & MorePoint Park University's Playhouse Jr. 2014-15 Season to Feature JUNGALBOOK, Shakespeare & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Playhouse Jr., Point Park University's family and children's theatre company and the nation's second oldest continuously running children's theatre company, will celebrate the 2014-2015 season with three entertaining productions that can be enjoyed by all ages. (more...)

Shakespeare at Notre Dame's 2015 Season to Feature MACBETH, THE WINTER'S TALE & MoreShakespeare at Notre Dame's 2015 Season to Feature MACBETH, THE WINTER'S TALE & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Shakespeare at Notre Dame announced its 2015 season today. Offering a subscription of plays for the first time in the organization's history, the 16th season will include one tragedy, two comedies, and one romantic fairy tale, all following the theme: 'Love, Loss, and Laughter.' (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Host Annual Family Friendly Discovery Day, Jan 17Long Wharf Theatre to Host Annual Family Friendly Discovery Day, Jan 17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Almost every single theatre person remembers what hooked them in the first place. It could be a show they did in high school, or the first Broadway hit they saw. For others, it's a moment in a classroom with a particularly inspiring teacher. (more...)

SHORT SHAKESPEARE! MACBETH Sets Cast at Chicago Shakespeare TheaterSHORT SHAKESPEARE! MACBETH Sets Cast at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces casting for Short Shakespeare! Macbeth, a 75-minute abridged production of William Shakespeare's tale of political intrigue and personal ambition. This new adaptation by Director Kirsten Kelly, whose decade long history with CST includes being the co-founder and director of the nationally recognized CPS Shakespeare! program, makes for an outstanding introduction to Shakespeare for audiences of all ages. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at STNJ is Magical for the HolidaysBWW Reviews: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at STNJ is Magical for the Holidays
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 15, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison now has 'Much Ado About Nothing' by William Shakespeare onstage through December 28th. Directed by Scott Wentworth, this classic is a wonderful production for you to enjoy this holiday season. (more...)

Inspiring Tale of a Fisherman's Rediscovery Through Poetry: In ACTING SHAKESPEARE, A One Man Show by James DeVitaInspiring Tale of a Fisherman's Rediscovery Through Poetry: In ACTING SHAKESPEARE, A One Man Show by James DeVita
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The funny and touching story of how a young fisherman was so inspired by the works of William Shakespeare, that he left behind his life on the boats to pursue a career on stage (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN! Heading to Broadway's St. James Theatre?SOMETHING ROTTEN! Heading to Broadway's St. James Theatre?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Earlier today it ws announced that Side Show will close at the St James Theatre in January, and according to the New York Times, Something Rotten! might takeover the space. A New York City developmental lab was held this fall, under the direction of Casey Nicholaw. Leading the cast (of the Lab, and not necessarily future productions) were Christian Borle, John Cariani, Allen Fitzpatrick, Brian d'Arcy James, Beth Leavel, Brad Oscar, Kate Reinders, Jeff Steizter, and Gerry Vichi. (more...)

THIRTEEN's SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Returns to PBS 1/30THIRTEEN's SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Returns to PBS 1/30
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Shakespeare Uncovered continues with a second season on PBS, beginning Friday, January 30 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) and continuing the following two successive Fridays. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Announces the Top Books for Holiday GiftsBarnes & Noble Announces the Top Books for Holiday Gifts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced its top book picks for every interest, providing another great resource to help customers find the perfect gifts for the adults on their list. The company's booksellers have chosen from personal recommendations and customer favorites to compile a list of books that adults will love, with categories including 'For Thriller Fans,' 'For Mystery Lovers,' 'For On Screen Buffs,' 'For Business Readers,' 'For Sports Fans' and many more. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Family Week at THE TEMPEST Begins 12/13Shakespeare Theatre Company's Family Week at THE TEMPEST Begins 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

From December 13-20 the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents a special Family Week, featuring free programming for families and children of all ages that includes special events and activities at each mainstage performance of The Tempest. Events include free performances of The Tiny Tempest for ages 5-10, plus behind the scenes discussions and demonstrations on stage effects, costumes and more. The Tempest, directed by Ethan McSweeny, plays at the Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) through January 11, 2015. (more...)

Tickets to Gotham Chamber Opera's THE TEMPEST SONGBOOK Now On SaleTickets to Gotham Chamber Opera's THE TEMPEST SONGBOOK Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for Gotham Chamber Opera's final production of the 2014/2015 season, The Tempest Songbook, comprised of incidental music for The Tempest composed in 1695 and attributed to Henry Purcell and Kaija Saariaho's 2004 Tempest Songbook for soprano, baritone and period instrument ensemble, in its U.S. and World Stage Premieres.A co-production with The Martha Graham Dance Company, The Tempest Songbook will be performed in The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with three performances from March 27 - 29, 2015. Performances: Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 3pm. Tickets range from $30 to $175 and are available at metmuseum.org/tickets. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of CST's PERICLESBWW TV: First Look at Highlights of CST's PERICLES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater continues the 2014/15 season with William Shakespeare's riveting odyssey Pericles, staged by CST veteran director David H. Bell and featuring Stratford Festival company member Ben Carlson in the title role. The production runs through January 18, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BY Experience to Bring Stratford Festival Selections to Cinemas in 2015BY Experience to Bring Stratford Festival Selections to Cinemas in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

BY Experience has partnered with the renowned Stratford Festival to present Stratford Festival HD, a stage to screen event series bringing the best of Shakespeare from North America's leading classical theatre company to cinema audiences around the world. Tickets for the first three productions of this series - King Lear (February 25), King John (April 8) and Antony and Cleopatra (May 21) - will go on sale Friday, December 12. Visit ?www.stratfordfestivalHD.com for tickets and participating cinema locations. (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' VENICE (Original Cast Recording) is Deeply SatisfyingBWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' VENICE (Original Cast Recording) is Deeply Satisfying
by David Clarke - Dec 9, 2014

Recently Ghostlight Records released the astounding original cast recording of VENICE. The Off-Broadway musical features a book by Eric Rosen, music by Matt Sax, lyrics by Sax and Rosen, and additional music by Curtis Moore. The cast album is quite possibly one of the most exciting recordings I have ever had the pleasure to listen to. (more...)

RUSH Ready Their 14 Mercury Albums for Release in 2015RUSH Ready Their 14 Mercury Albums for Release in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

With the release of multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Rush's self-titled 1974 debut this past April, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) kicked off its own celebration of the legendary Canadian prog-rock band's 40th anniversary since that first album. I (more...)

Tom Payne & Ana Khamis to Star in ROMEO & JULIET at Riverside StudiosTom Payne & Ana Khamis to Star in ROMEO & JULIET at Riverside Studios
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Skinny Lee Productions & Filament Theatre Company in association with CalArts Alumni announce an apocalyptic, completely immersive, multi-media & cinematic adaptation of William Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, starring Tom Payne (HBO's "Luck") as Romeo and Ana Khamis (James Franco's upcoming film "Unknown Identities," "Hacker's Game," Mr. Paradise) as Juliet and directed by Derek Magyar ("Flying Lessons," "Boy Culture"). ROMEO & JULIET will preview on Tuesday, January 22 & Wednesday, January 21 at 8:00pm & will open on Thursday, January 22 at 8pm with a Gala Opening on Friday, January 23 at 8:00pm and will perform through Sunday, February 7 at the Riverside Studios, 3352 N. San Fernando Rd. in Atwater Village. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 390   

 
Advertisement Advertisement