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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:
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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
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company to Present Three FAIR VERONA FESTIVALS This MonthCommonwealth Shakespeare Company to Present Three FAIR VERONA FESTIVALS This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs, will present three Fair Verona Festivals, free open-air, family-friendly community arts days, on July 10, 11 and 17.  Each festival will feature workshops and performances by local artists in dance, music, visual artists plus a performance of CSC2's Romeo & Juliet, which recently performed for a week at Boston's Historic Strand Theater.  (more...)

Santa Cruz Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Opens 7/1Santa Cruz Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Opens 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Santa Cruz Shakespeare opens its 2015 summer repertory season on Friday, July 1, 2015, at 8:00 pm with Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in the Sinsheimer-Stanley Festival Glen at the University of California. Performances run through August 30, 2015. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH Unleashed by the Creative Mind of Michael Keith Allen at the Art of Acting StudioBWW Review: MACBETH Unleashed by the Creative Mind of Michael Keith Allen at the Art of Acting Studio
by Shari Barrett - Jul 2, 2015

The brilliantly creative mind of Michael Keith Allen has worked wonders with a new re-telling of Shakespeare's MACBETH at the Art of Acting Studio by setting the tragedy in a postmodern Scotland where street thugs battle for leadership as well as territory, while cutting the run time to 90 minutes and allowing the actors to speak without heavy accents, making it easy to understand the dialogue and follow the plot and character development. It is definitely the best rendition of the classic I have ever seen. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem's THE TEMPEST, Starring Ron Cephas Jones, to Open This SundayClassical Theatre of Harlem's THE TEMPEST, Starring Ron Cephas Jones, to Open This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

William Shakespeare's classic THE TEMPEST, part of Classical Theatre of Harlem (CTH)'s 15th anniversary season, will open this Sunday, July 5. (more...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 SeasonSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

With the world marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 2016, Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has planned a number of exciting projects in honour of the occasion. (more...)

White Plains Shakespeare in the Park to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 7/15-16White Plains Shakespeare in the Park to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 7/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The White Plains Performing Arts Center is proud to present William Shakespeare's best-loved comedy Much Ado About Nothing on Wednesday, July 15th and Thursday, July 16th  at Turnure Park (Lake Street).  Show time is at 7:00 p.m. on both nights. This production is free and open to the public. In the case of rain, the production will be moved indoors to the White Plains Performing Arts Center at 11 City Place, downtown White Plains. (more...)

PRESENTING SHAKESPEARE Poster Book Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 9/29PRESENTING SHAKESPEARE Poster Book Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 9/29
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 30, 2015

A collection of posters worthy of the Bard! (more...)

Shakespeare in the Streets to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 9/17-19Shakespeare in the Streets to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 9/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

An artful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, will be featured in the fourth annual, wildly popular, Shakespeare in the Streets, it was announced today by Rick Dildine, Artistic and Executive Director for Shakespeare Festival St. Louis.  The event is scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 17-19, on N. 14th Street in the Old North neighborhood.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT at Covent GardenPhoto Flash: First Look at Iris Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT at Covent Garden
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Acclaimed Iris Theatre returns for a seventh year of its celebrated summer season in the gardens of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden with a promemade version of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night, directed by Vik Sivalingham, opens the 2015 season, playing from now through Friday 24 July. The show opens tonight, 29 June, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Meet the Full Cast of New SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Asian TourMeet the Full Cast of New SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Asian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, Ten Bridges Media Corp., and Robert Stigwood Organisation, the producers behind the new Asian Tour of the West End and Broadway hit musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, are delighted to reveal the show's full cast, led by previously announced principal casts Brandon Rubendall as Tony Manero and Jenna Rubaii as Stephanie Mangano. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  LOVES LABOURS LOST at STNJ's Outdoor Stage is a Delight for TheatergoersBWW Reviews: LOVES LABOURS LOST at STNJ's Outdoor Stage is a Delight for Theatergoers
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 29, 2015

Enjoy a real summer treat. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is presenting 'Love's Labour's Lost' at their Outdoor Stage on the grounds of the College of Saint Elizabeth. (more...)

Portland Shakes to Offer FREE 3-Night 'Proscenium Live' SeriesPortland Shakes to Offer FREE 3-Night 'Proscenium Live' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2015

Portland Shakespeare Project is thrilled to announce an innovative new play reading series in partnership with Proscenium Journal. Over the course of three evenings, Portland Shakes with Proscenium Journal, and with support from a generous grant from Stanford University's Haas Center for Public Service, will present staged readings of new plays on the Alder Stage at Artists Repertory Theatre. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com for 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015
by BWW - Jun 28, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWOperaWorld.com from 6/21/2015 - 6/28/2015. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare to Kick Off 2015-16 Season with THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED), 7/24-8/15Cincinnati Shakespeare to Kick Off 2015-16 Season with THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED), 7/24-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company begins its 2015-2016 season with the hilarious "The Complete History of America (abridged)" by Adam Long, Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor playing July 24- August 15, 2015.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rutina Wesley and More in TWELFTH NIGHT at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look at Rutina Wesley and More in TWELFTH NIGHT at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Old Globe presents William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement began performances on June 21 and runs through July 26, 2015, with opening night set for tomorrow, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shakespeare Off-Broadway's THE TAMING OF THE SHREWPhoto Flash: First Look at Shakespeare Off-Broadway's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The 2015/16 season of Shakespeare Off-Broadway begins this evening with a limited engagement of The Taming of the Shrew, written by William Shakespeare and adapted by The Theatre Project's repertory ensemble TP&co. The Taming of the Shrew is the first play highlighted in the company's well-received Shakespeare Off-Broadway series, and is directed by Artistic Director Christian Amato with musical direction by Eric Fletcher and choreography by Emily Maddan. The Bard's classic comedy pits the spirited Katherine against the fortune-seeking Petruchio, who has agreed to woo and marry her as a favor to his old friend Hortensio, who is in love with Bianca, Katherine's younger, more beautiful and more popular sister. Fletcher. (more...)

Everyman & Playhouse to Present HAMMER, THE ODYSSEY & More This AutumnEveryman & Playhouse to Present HAMMER, THE ODYSSEY & More This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Autumn 2015 will see the Everyman & Playhouse collaborating with some of the greatest theatre makers in the country. The season begins with Simon Armitage's The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead, directed by Associate Director Nick Bagnall, a co-production with English Touring Theatre. (more...)

OperaDelaware Announces New Season - HAMLET, FALSTAFF and More!OperaDelaware Announces New Season - HAMLET, FALSTAFF and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

OperaDelaware's next spring festival will feature performances of two fully staged productions at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington, including the East Coast Premiere of Franco Faccio's Hamlet and Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece Falstaff. Both are adapted by librettist Arrigo Boito, from William Shakespeare's plays.   (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

Lancaster Mennonite High School's THE TEMPEST Nabs Fulton's 2015 Beth Bash AwardLancaster Mennonite High School's THE TEMPEST Nabs Fulton's 2015 Beth Bash Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

On Thursday, June 25, Fulton Theatre named Lancaster Mennonite High School as the 2015 Beth Bash Award recipient for their production of William Shakespeare's 'The Tempest.'  Play director Danielle Hofstetter will accept the award plaque prior to the evening performance of "The Wizard of Oz".  The student actors and crew were awarded complimentary tickets to the performance, and will be recognized and hailed with praise.  (more...)

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