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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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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
New York Theatre Workshop Names 2050 Fellows for 2016-17 SeasonNew York Theatre Workshop Names 2050 Fellows for 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2016/17 Season 2050 Fellowship. The playwrights are Beto O'Byrne, Ming Peiffer, and Francis Weiss Rabkin and the directors are Danny Sharron, Stevie Walker-Webb, and Mo Zhou. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare Makes Big Announcement at 'First Pour' EventPhoto Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare Makes Big Announcement at 'First Pour' Event
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company announced today during their first concrete pour event located at the future site of their new theater, that they had been selected along with the City of Cincinnati to host the 2018 Shakespeare Theatre Association Conference. Scroll down for photos from the big event! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ROMEO AND JULIET at Seattle Shakespeare CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at ROMEO AND JULIET at Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Seattle Shakespeare Company presents ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare, directed by Vanessa Miller, opening this Friday, May 6, 2016 and closing May 22, 2016 at the Cornish Playhouse (201 Mercer Street, WA 98109). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Smith Street Stage to Present Free Production of THE TEMPEST in Carroll ParkSmith Street Stage to Present Free Production of THE TEMPEST in Carroll Park
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The celebrated Brooklyn theatre company, Smith Street Stage, will return to Carroll Park to present its annual outdoor production of a play by William Shakespeare. This summer's production will be THE TEMPEST, playing from June 8 through 26. Admission is free. (more...)

Road Less Traveled Productions Welcomes New Associate Artistic DirectorRoad Less Traveled Productions Welcomes New Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) has announced the hiring of a third full-time staff member.  (more...)

Strawdog Adds THE NIGHT SEASON to 2016-17 SeasonStrawdog Adds THE NIGHT SEASON to 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland are proud to announce the final production in Strawdog's 2016 - 2017 season, The Night Season, May 11 - June 24, 2017. (more...)

The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!The Old Vic Announces New Season - Glenda Jackson Returns in KING LEAR, John Boyega in WOYZECK, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus' second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children's programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew's 'something for everyone' approach. (more...)

BWW Review: ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM - A Thrilling MysteryBWW Review: ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM - A Thrilling Mystery
by Lynn Beaver - May 3, 2016

ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM directed by Kevin Gates and currently playing City Theatre is a fascinating piece of historical drama. (more...)

Hart House Theatre Sets 2016-17 SeasonHart House Theatre Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Hart House Theatre, the University of Toronto's Performing Arts Leader Since 1919, is proud to announce its 2016/2017 season. (more...)

Bare Theatre to Conclude 11th Season with Free Outdoor Performances of TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONABare Theatre to Conclude 11th Season with Free Outdoor Performances of TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Bare Theatre concludes its eleventh full season with Two Gentlemen of Verona, an early comedy written by William Shakespeare in the late 16th century.  This minimalist production will travel around the Triangle over the course of five weeks, May 28 - June 30, and all performances will be given free to the public in plazas, parks, and even a brewpub. (more...)

SOGNO DI UNA NOTTE DI MEZZA ESTATE - Il musical Teatro Lauro RossiSOGNO DI UNA NOTTE DI MEZZA ESTATE - Il musical Teatro Lauro Rossi
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Rivisitazione del capolavoro shakespeariano attualizzato in chiave moderna versione musical con l'inserimento dei piu famosi brani pop internazionali degli anni '80 (more...)

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for CU-Boulder Department of Theatre & Dance's 2016-17 SeasonTHE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER & More Set for CU-Boulder Department of Theatre & Dance's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

From an all-female production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" to a weekend Hip-Hop showcase to the classic "Rocky Horror Show" musical, the 2016-17 season at the University of Colorado's Department of Theatre & Dance promises fun, thought-provoking entertainment for audiences of all ages and tastes. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/2/16Nashville's Theater Calendar 5/2/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 2, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

BWW Interview: Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director of The Powerhouse TheaterBWW Interview: Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Director of The Powerhouse Theater
by Kathryn Kitt - May 2, 2016

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced a few of the projects tapped for the upcoming 32nd Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season which stages full productions of new plays, workshop presentations of new plays and musicals, and readings of other works in progress, among other developmental programming. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/24/2016 - 5/1/2016Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 4/24/2016 - 5/1/2016
by BWW - May 1, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 4/24/2016 - 5/1/2016. (more...)

Lichfield Garrick Announces Exciting 2016 SeasonLichfield Garrick Announces Exciting 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Lichfield Garrick launches its exciting new season, complete with famous faces, drama, music, dance, comedy and children's entertainment. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Hosts GALA 2016, Featuring Tony Winner Alan Cumming!Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Hosts GALA 2016, Featuring Tony Winner Alan Cumming!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrated the global impact of Shakespeare with GALA 2016 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier on the 400th Anniversary of his death-April 23, 2016-a date which also marked the playwright's 452nd birthday. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 23-29
by Nora Dominick - Apr 29, 2016

Gearing up for Tony Award nomination this coming week? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare to Kick Off Construction with 'First Pour' Event Next MonthCincinnati Shakespeare to Kick Off Construction with 'First Pour' Event Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is kicking off construction with a "First Pour" event on May 4, 2016 at 1 p.m. This will be an opportunity for key supporters to actively participate in one of the first pours of concrete that will form the foundation for the new theater. (more...)

Iris Theatre to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and TREASURE ISLAND This SummerIris Theatre to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and TREASURE ISLAND This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Iris Theatre presents William Shakespeare's greatest ever comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and a new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's swash-buckling novel TREASURE ISLAND in promenade productions this summer in the heart of the West End. (more...)

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