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Date Of Birth:
April 23, 1564
Date Of Death:
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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
The Container Globe Presents 'Never Mind The Bollocks' at ORA GalleryThe Container Globe Presents 'Never Mind The Bollocks' at ORA Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

International design and architecture firm Perkins Eastman, along with The Container Globe, ARUP, M.Ludvik & Co., and ORA Gallery, are pleased to announce the forthcoming exhibition “Never Mind the Bollocks: Here's The Container Globe,” on view at ORA Gallery in NYC from February 2 - 28, 2017. The show's opening reception will take place on Thursday, February 2, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public. (more...)

KING LEAR at the Ephrata Performing Arts CenterKING LEAR at the Ephrata Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Tragedy of King Lear is one of William Shakespeare's most famous plays. Join EPAC's talented actors in a night filled with betrayal, subterfuge, and redemption. Travel the harrowing heath of England and survive the treacherous storm to find out what will become of King Lear, his three beautiful daughters, and his kingdom. (more...)

Irondale Theater Brings Back The 1599 ProjectIrondale Theater Brings Back The 1599 Project
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Irondale Ensemble, one of the country's longest-standing research theater companies, will return to the stage this winter with The 1599 Project, January 25-February 4, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Strawdog Theatre Company Presents CYMBELINEPhoto Flash: Strawdog Theatre Company Presents CYMBELINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the second production in its 2016 - 2017 season, William Shakespeare's CymbelIne, January 13 - February 25, directed by Robert Kauzlaric and performed at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 4 p.m. Opening Night is Monday, January 23 at 8 p.m.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Step Into the World of Flappers and Speakeasies with Orlando Shakespeare Theater's Production of LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOSTPhoto Flash: Step Into the World of Flappers and Speakeasies with Orlando Shakespeare Theater's Production of LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents William Shakespeare's comedy, Love's Labour's Lost from February 22 - March 24, 2017 in the Margeson Theater. Set in the Roaring Twenties, Love's Labour's Lost will play in repertory with F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby (February 8 - March 26, 2017). Tickets ($25 - $50) to both productions are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

HENRY AND ALICE GO INTO THE WILD American Debut and More Set for Park Square Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonHENRY AND ALICE GO INTO THE WILD American Debut and More Set for Park Square Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Park Square Theatre is gearing up for its next season with world, American and Midwest premieres in a season that will showcase the Twin Cities diversity and talent. (more...)

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! National Tour Starts Here!BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! National Tour Starts Here!
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 23, 2017

With nine Tony Award nominations under its belt, SOMETHING ROTTEN! closed on Broadway on January 1, 2017, and barely took a breather before hitting the road with three of its principal players reprising their roles. Director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw brings Rob McClure, Adam Pascal, and Josh Grisetti on the National Tour that launches in Boston at the Opera House. (more...)

The Acting Co's X/JULIUS CAESAR Rep Headed to Spencer Theatre This FebruaryThe Acting Co's X/JULIUS CAESAR Rep Headed to Spencer Theatre This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

UMKC Theatre and The Acting Company is pleased to present a new artistic and educational collaboration as part of its 2016-17 season and 44th national tour featuring two new gripping dramas in repertory -- the world premiere of Marcus Gardley's X: Or, Betty Shabazz vs. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2017JULIUS CAESAR, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 82nd year with preview performances beginning on February 17, and the season officially kicks off Friday night, February 24, in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (director, Shana Cooper). (more...)

Jimonn Cole, Gabriel Lawrence and More Tapped for The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR TourJimonn Cole, Gabriel Lawrence and More Tapped for The Acting Company's X/JULIUS CAESAR Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Acting Company announces casting for its 44th consecutive season and national tour featuring two gripping dramas in repertory: the world premiere of, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation and William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. (more...)

Queens Shakespeare Inc & What Dreams May Co Announces its 2017 SeasonQueens Shakespeare Inc & What Dreams May Co Announces its 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Queens Shakespeare Inc & What Dreams May Co Announces its 2016 Season!!! (more...)

BWW Review: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at Hartford StageBWW Review: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - Jan 23, 2017

A lot can change in 500 years. Our world (and worldview) is so different than our ancestors who lived that long ago. But one thing that is as true in 2017 as it was back in the 16th century, is that audiences love a good comedy. And that is why William Shakespeare's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, now playing at Hartford Stage, still works, still gets laughs, and still ultimately entertains almost 500 years since its debut. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/21/2017
by - Jan 21, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/21/2017. (more...)

CUPID'S REVENGE and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Lead Bad Quarto's 2017 SeasonCUPID'S REVENGE and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Lead Bad Quarto's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Bad Quarto Productions, a theatre company specializing in performing modern theatre using Shakespearean staging techniques, announces its 2017 season. The season includes Cupid's Revenge, a rarely performed play by John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont, the earliest printed version of Shakespeare's early comedy Love's Labour's Lost, and Anna Karenina Lives! A new musical play by Germaine Shames. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

As the 2017 inauguration arrived, leaving many in the Washington, D.C.-area fleeing the city to avoid crowds, NextStop Theatre opened their first two performances of 2017 to packed houses of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing", now appearing through February 12, 2017. Inside a 114-seat black box theatre, just 20 miles west of the nation's capital, in Herndon, Virginia, "the original romantic comedy", whisks audiences off to the sun-drenched sandy beaches of Messina, Italy. (more...)

BabsonARTS Announces Spring ProgrammingBabsonARTS Announces Spring Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

BabsonARTS announces its roster of programming for the winter and spring of 2017, including a world premiere play, a number of esteemed guest artists, and a range of visual and performing arts events.  All events take place on the campus of Babson College, 231 Forest Street in Wellesley, MA, and are open to the public. (more...)

The Comrades' Present 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMINGThe Comrades' Present 2017 Inauguration Day Reading of THE TAMING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Comrades are pleased to present the Chicago production their 2017 Inauguration Day staged reading of THE TAMING by Lauren Gunderson. Over 40 other theatres across the country are participating in this event. The reading is directed by Kate Leslie and will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 10:00pm, following a performance of the company's winter 2017 production of PRELUDE TO A KISS by Craig Lucas, which is currently running until February 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HENRY VI: THE WARS OF THE ROSES, PART 2 at Cincinnati ShakespearePhoto Flash: First Look at HENRY VI: THE WARS OF THE ROSES, PART 2 at Cincinnati Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and concludes its multi-year history cycle with Henry VI: The Wars of the Roses, Part 2 and Richard III, by William Shakespeare. This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips. This production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Darnell Pierre Benjamin at King Henry VI, Kelly Mengelkoch as Queen Margaret, and Billy Chace as King Richard III. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Reality TV, Lady Gaga and a Bathtub to Rock Reimagined ROMEO & JULIET in NYCReality TV, Lady Gaga and a Bathtub to Rock Reimagined ROMEO & JULIET in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

What do Lady Gaga, Shakespeare, reality TV, and a bathtub have in common? This rocking reimagining of ROMEO & JULIET! January 27-29, for an Equity Showcase of five performances only at the historic Flamboyan Theatre at The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, enjoy a truly unique theatrical experience where the balcony scene as it's never been done before, with Juliet's ambition and sexuality laid bare as she performs her most famous lines in a bathtub! (more...)

Reduced Shakespeare Company's New Show 'LONG LOST FIRST PLAY' to Embark on UK TourReduced Shakespeare Company's New Show 'LONG LOST FIRST PLAY' to Embark on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Following its world premiere season at the Edinburgh Festival and a run at the renowned Folger Shakespeare Library, the brand new show from the Reduced Shakespeare Company embarks on its debut UK tour of 50 venues plus a week at Wilton's Music Hall in London. (more...)

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