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Date Of Birth:
April 23, 1564
Date Of Death:
April 23, 1616 (52)
Birth Place:
Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: April 23, 1564
Date of Death: April 23, 1616 (52)
Birth Place: Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Union County's Tour of TWELFTH NIGHT Continues This Week in Linden and MountainsideUnion County's Tour of TWELFTH NIGHT Continues This Week in Linden and Mountainside
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

This week, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to bring the two more free performances of the Shakespeare in the Park tour ofTwelfth Night to the outdoor amphitheater in Linden on Wednesday evening July 27 at 7 p.m. and Echo Lake Park in Mountainside on Sunday afternoon July 31 at 1 p.m. (more...)

THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH, An Ibsen Classic with a Modern Spin, to Play Theatre N16 in AugustTHE LEAGUE OF YOUTH, An Ibsen Classic with a Modern Spin, to Play Theatre N16 in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2016

Riot Act unearths THE LEAGUE OF YOUTH, a rarely produced piece by Henrik Ibsen for its third professional production in the UK since its 1870 publication. This blisteringly relevant and razor sharp dissection of cultural and professional revolution where old institutions are forced to face the radical new is here presented in a new adaptation by Ashley Pearson and directed by Whit Hertford, the team behind this year's fringe sell-out Coverage, a newsroom adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Coronado Playhouse Presents William Shakespeare's HAMLETPhoto Flash: Coronado Playhouse Presents William Shakespeare's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Coronado Playhouse, celebrating their 70th year, continues their 20th Annual Free Classics tradition with the Shakespeare classic, Hamlet. (more...)

Imagination Theater Brings All of Shakespeare's Plays in 90 MinutesImagination Theater Brings All of Shakespeare's Plays in 90 Minutes
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Imagination Theater in Placerville is pleased to present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged opening August 12 and running through August 28. (more...)

Imagination Theater hosts 9th Annual EVENING TO REMEMBERImagination Theater hosts 9th Annual EVENING TO REMEMBER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

It will be a Christmas themed Evening to Remember at Imagination Theater's 9th Annual fundraiser onFriday, August 5 at 7:00 p.m. at the theater located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds.  There will be a live and silent auction during the evening as well as entertainment and show previews from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and from A Christmas Story, the Musical.   Items have been donated by generous local businesses and individuals in the community.  Proceeds will allow the theater to continue to provide quality, live theater in the foothills.  A peaceful retreat and dinner at Sorensens, a weekend stay at the Inn on First in Napa, and an all-inclusive four day getaway to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, as well as wine tours, gift baskets, and season tickets are just a few of the items that await.  IT is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation.   Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door and can be purchased atwww.imaginationtheater.net or calling (800) 838-3006. (more...)

Photo Flash: ALL THE GREAT BOOKS (Abridged) - Opens at Cincinnati Shakespeare CompanyPhoto Flash: ALL THE GREAT BOOKS (Abridged) - Opens at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company begins its 2016-2017 season with the hilarious 'All The Great Books (abridged)' by ReEd Martin and Austin Tichenor playing July 22-August 13, 2016. This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Associate, Jeremy Dubin and features Cincinnati Shakespeare Resident Ensemble membersMiranda McGee, Justin McCombs and Geoffrey Barnes. This hilarious recap of world literature reunites the entire cast of last year's hit comedy 'The Complete History of America (abridged),' which was also directed by Mr. Dubin. (more...)

ALL THE GREAT BOOKS (Abridged) - Opens at Cincinnati Shakespeare CompanyALL THE GREAT BOOKS (Abridged) - Opens at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company begins its 2016-2017 season with the hilarious "All The Great Books (abridged)" by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor playing July 22-August 13, 2016.  This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Associate, Jeremy Dubin and features Cincinnati Shakespeare Resident Ensemble members Miranda McGee, Justin McCombs and Geoffrey Barnes.  This hilarious recap of world literature reunites the entire cast of last year's hit comedy "The Complete History of America (abridged)," which was also directed by Mr. Dubin. (more...)

VIDEO: The Viola Project Helps Empower Girls Through ShakespeareVIDEO: The Viola Project Helps Empower Girls Through Shakespeare
by Michael Dale - Jul 22, 2016

A Chicago non-profit lets girls explore the works of William Shakespeare while using his classic texts to propel discussions of contemporary issues facing girls and women. (more...)

THE HATEFUL EIGHT, HAMLET and More Set for 2016 SEE IT BIG! at Moving ImageTHE HATEFUL EIGHT, HAMLET and More Set for 2016 SEE IT BIG! at Moving Image
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

In what has now become an annual summer tradition, Museum of the Moving Image will present See It Big! The 70mm Show, a screening series featuring eight classic and contemporary films photographed in 70mm that will be projected in 70mm in the Museum's majestic Sumner M. Redstone Theater. (more...)

The MAC to Present National Theatre Live's ONE MAN, WHO GUVNORS Encore & MoreThe MAC to Present National Theatre Live's ONE MAN, WHO GUVNORS Encore & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

New for its 2016-2017 Season: McAninch Arts Center (MAC) located at 425 Fawell Blvd. at College of DuPage presents encore broadcasts of National Theatre Live's International Series, part of the U.K.'s National Theatre's groundbreaking project a selection of world class, award-winning British theater productions to local venues around the world. (more...)

VIDEO: Tour The Fascinating Artifacts of The British Library's 'Shakespeare In Ten Acts'VIDEO: Tour The Fascinating Artifacts of The British Library's 'Shakespeare In Ten Acts'
by Michael Dale - Jul 22, 2016

The library's gallery show inspires viewers to imagine how audiences reacted to the first stage appearance by a female actor and the first British performance of Othello by a black actor. (more...)

2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center2016 MFA Playwrights' Workshop to Develop Eight New Works at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to co-present the 11th annual MFA Playwright's Workshop (MFAPW) in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays. (more...)

TIMON OF ATHENS Opens July 31 at Oregon Shakespeare FestivalTIMON OF ATHENS Opens July 31 at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will open William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, directed by Amanda Dehnert, on July 31 at 1:30 p.m. in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. Preview performances are offered July 28 and 29. This will be only the fourth time that OSF has presented Timon of Athens in its 81-year history, the last time being in 1997. This also marks OSF's fourth completion of Shakespeare's canon since 1935. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TROILUS AND CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the ParkPhoto Flash: First Look at TROILUS AND CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA began performances on Tuesday, July 19 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Wednesday, August 3 and will run through Sunday, August 14. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

EDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Reduced Shakespeare CompanyEDINBURGH 2016: BWW Q&A - Reduced Shakespeare Company
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 21, 2016

We speak to the Reduced Shakespeare Company about their 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play. (more...)

Casting Announced for Writers Theatre's 25th Anniversary SeasonCasting Announced for Writers Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce casting for the first five plays of the company's 25th Anniversary Season.  (more...)

Dance, Bluegrass, Music, Comedy, Lectures and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2016-17 SeasonDance, Bluegrass, Music, Comedy, Lectures and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Schimmel Center is proud to announce the 2016-2017 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, near City Hall, the new Fulton Street stop and the Brooklyn Bridge. (more...)

 Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The season begins with King Lear by William Shakespeare. The production will coincide with the Folger Shakespeare Library's national tour of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, which will bring a rare first folio to UConn's campus where it will be displayed September 1-25, 2016 in the William Benton Museum of Art. King Lear will be directed by Dale AJ Rose and play onstage in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre October 6-16, 2016. (more...)

Amber Tamblyn, Thomas Sadoski, Zach Grenier, Judith Ivey and Peter Scolari to Close Out Vassar's 2016 Powerhouse SeasonAmber Tamblyn, Thomas Sadoski, Zach Grenier, Judith Ivey and Peter Scolari to Close Out Vassar's 2016 Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Vassar & New York Stage and Film just announced casting for the final weeks of the 32ndPowerhouse Season, running through July 31st at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT in Cedar Brook Park this WeekendTWELFTH NIGHT in Cedar Brook Park this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

This weekend, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to bring the second performance in the free Shakespeare in the Park tour ofTwelfth Night to the Shakespeare Garden at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield. (more...)

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