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Georgia Shakespeare Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/5-5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

Shake at the Lake 2010 will feature a week-long run of last summer's hit A Midsummer Night's Dream in the heart of Piedmont Park May 5 - 9. (more...)

Richard Briers, Janet Suzman Set For Almeida's SONNET 155 May 9 & May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

Tim Arnold's New Studio Album SONNET 155 will play 3 ‘Exclusive' Performances at the Almeida Theatre May 2nd, 9th and 16th @ 7pm. One rock band. One string quartet. Two opera singers. Three actors. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum's 12th Annual 'MOMentum Place' To Be Held 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2010

The 12th annual Momentum Place brings modern dance, aerial acts, juggling and performance art together for one spectacular afternoon at The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum's rustic outdoor amphitheater on Mothers Day, Sunday, May 9 at 2 pm. (more...)

Wolf Trap Summer Season To Feature Counting Crows, Harry Connick Jr. & More
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its full Summer 2010 season, boasting a record-breaking 107 performances, including 33 debuts presented at the naturally wooded, picturesque outdoor Filene Center amphitheater. (more...)

Yale Rep Presents BATTLE OF BLACK AND DOGS, Opens 4/22
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents BATTLE OF BLACK AND DOGS by Bernard-Marie Koltès, translated by Michaël Attias, and directed by Robert Woodruff, at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street, at York), April 16-May 8. Opening Night is Thursday, April 22. (more...)

Astoria PAC Presents CHILDREN OF EDEN 5/6 - 5/22, Opens 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

Astoria Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce their production of the Stephen Schwartz musical Children of Eden, choreography by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Lilli Wosk, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. (more...)

Olney Theatre Center's Summer Shakespeare Festival Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 5/7-8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

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Know Theatre Presents Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA Through 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

Know Theatre of Cincinnati is pleased to announce its fourth and fifth production of the season, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, written by Tony Kushner. Angels in America opens with the first of the two part play, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, on Know Theatre's mainstage through May 8, 2010. The second half of the production, Angels in America: Perestroika, will open April 23 and play through May 8, 2010. (more...)

Impact Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 5/6-6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2010

Impact Theatre concludes its take-no-prisoners 2009-10 14th season with its production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Impact Artistic Director Melissa Hillman. Twelfth Night opens May 8, 2010 and plays Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm until June 12, 2010 (with previews May 6 and 7) at Impact's home, La Val's Subterranean in Berkeley. (more...)

Olney Theatre Center's Summer Shakespeare Festival Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 5/7-8
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2010

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SCR Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART 5/7-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2010

They're funny, they're Southern, they're dysfunctional-and they're bound for the South Coast Repertory stage this spring. (more...)

Barrington Stage Presents THE WHIPPING MAN 5/26-6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2010

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Producing Director Richard M. Parison, Jr., presents the New England premiere of Matthew Lopez's drama, The Whipping Man. (more...)

Wolf Trap Summer Season To Feature Counting Crows, Harry Connick Jr. & More
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2010

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its full Summer 2010 season, boasting a record-breaking 107 performances, including 33 debuts presented at the naturally wooded, picturesque outdoor Filene Center amphitheater. (more...)

GreenStage presents the 10th Annual Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival 7/10, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

GreenStage's Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival just keeps growing! This year Wing-It Productions has joined last year's companies: GreenStage, Theater Schmeater, Seattle Shakespeare's Wooden O, Last Leaf Productions, Open Circle Theater, Young Shakespeare Workshop and Balagan Theatre They're all back with new productions to kick off the Summer Outdoor Theater Season! (more...)

NY Festival of Song Premieres BEAUTIFUL OHIO 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Kaufman Center and New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), acclaimed by New York Magazine as 'The best classical music programming in New York,' will present an all-new program on May 4 and 6 at 8 PM of American composers, including the premiere of Beautiful Ohio, a song cycle by 2009 Pulitzer Prize- finalist Harold Meltzer, with texts of poet James Arlington Wright and composed specifically for the young American tenor Paul Appleby. (more...)

Astoria PAC Presents CHILDREN OF EDEN 5/6 - 5/22, Opens 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Astoria Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce their production of the Stephen Schwartz musical Children of Eden, choreography by Christine O'Grady, musical direction by Lilli Wosk, and directed by Tom Wojtunik. (more...)

Original Cast Reprises Roles At 59E59 For THE HOUSEWIVES OF MANNHEIM 5/6-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) announces that the original cast from the New Jersey Rep production will reprise their roles for the NYC premiere Alan Brody's THE HOUSEWIVES OF MANNHEIM, coming to Americas Off Broadway from May 6 - June 6. (more...)

Impact Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 5/6-6/12
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Impact Theatre concludes its take-no-prisoners 2009-10 14th season with its production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, directed by Impact Artistic Director Melissa Hillman. Twelfth Night opens May 8, 2010 and plays Thursdays through Saturdays at 8pm until June 12, 2010 (with previews May 6 and 7) at Impact's home, La Val's Subterranean in Berkeley. (more...)

NY Festival Of Song Presents 'The Newest Deal' 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Kaufman Center and New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), acclaimed by New York Magazine as 'The best classical music programming in New York,' will present an all-new program on May 4 and 6 at 8 PM of American composers, including the premiere of Beautiful Ohio, a song cycle by 2009 Pulitzer Prize- finalist Harold Meltzer, with texts of poet James Arlington Wright and composed specifically for the young American tenor Paul Appleby. (more...)

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG To Present All New Program 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Kaufman Center and New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), acclaimed by New York Magazine as 'The best classical music programming in New York,' will present an all-new program on May 4 and 6 at 8 PM of American composers, including the premiere of Beautiful Ohio, a song cycle by 2009 Pulitzer Prize- finalist Harold Meltzer, with texts of poet James Arlington Wright and composed specifically for the young American tenor Paul Appleby. (more...)

DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Plays Omaha's Orpheum 6/22-27
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, presented locally by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America, is coming to Omaha. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Orpheum Theater, Tuesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 27, 2010. (more...)

Firecat Productions Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Begins 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2010

FIRECAT PRODUCTIONS is pleased to announce of the opening a ZOMBIE JOE'S adaptation of SHAKESPEARE'S A Midsummer Night's Dream beginning Thursday May 6 at 8:00 pm. The production open-ended production runs Thursdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 7 pm. (more...)

Firecat Productions Cancels A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Firecat Productions has announced that Zombie Joe's adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream has been postponed indefinitely. Firecat Productions is currently seeking an alternate performance space. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES 6/30-8/29
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) brings a world premiere stage event to Navy Pier this summer with a new family musical, based on Hans Christian Andersen's classic story, The Emperor's New Clothes. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Plays At Hermosa Beach Playhouse 5/25-6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities and Executive Producer James A. Blackman, III proudly present A Midsummer Night's Dream written by William Shakespeare and directed by Ovation Award winner Stephanie A. Coltrin. The show opens with previews May 26, 27, 28 and the Gala Press Opening night will be Friday, March 29 at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse. This is the final show in the 2009/2010 Season for the Playhouse. (more...)

Georgia Shakespeare Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/5-5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Shake at the Lake 2010 will feature a week-long run of last summer's hit A Midsummer Night's Dream in the heart of Piedmont Park May 5 - 9. (more...)

The American Century Theater Premieres Treadwell: Bright and Dark 5/27-6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

The American Century Theater (TACT) is proud to announce the World Premiere of Treadwell: Bright and Dark, a one-woman play about the famed 20th century journalist and playwright Sophie Treadwell. Helen Hayes -nominated playwright Allyson Currin and acclaimed Washington actress Melissa Flaim have taken on the challenge of telling the tale of this inspiring but troubled woman. (more...)

Theatricum Summer Season Kicks Off With HAMLET & MIDSUMMER 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Theatricum Botanicum kicks off its 2010 Summer Repertory Season with two offerings from the Bard. Artistic director Ellen Geer directs Hamlet, opening on Saturday, June 5 at 8 pm. Melora Marshall directs Theatricum's one-of-a-kind, signature production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, opening on Sunday, June 6 at 3:30 pm. (more...)

Cross-Eyed Bear Productions Hosts EARNEST Reading 5/5 At The Irish Rogue
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Cross Eyed Bear Productions is pleased to present a one-night benefit staged reading of The Importance of Being Earnest, written by Oscar Wilde, starring cast members of the upcoming The Thyme of the Season, a new Sequel to A Midsummer Night's Dream. The reading will feature the cast in roles they would ordinarily not be cast in, due to age, sex, or race. (more...)

NESE Begins Rehearsals For OTHELLO, Opens 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

The NorthEast Shakespeare Ensemble (NESE) has begun rehearsals for its production of Shakespeare's monumental tragedy, Othello, with the strongest cast in its seven-year history. Directed by NESE Artistic Director John Goodlin, Othello will run for eight performances from May 21 through May 30 at Colby-Sawyer College's Sawyer Center Theater in New London. (more...)

NY Festival Of Song Presents 'The Newest Deal' 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010

Kaufman Center and New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), acclaimed by New York Magazine as 'The best classical music programming in New York,' will present an all-new program on May 4 and 6 at 8 PM of American composers, including the premiere of Beautiful Ohio, a song cycle by 2009 Pulitzer Prize- finalist Harold Meltzer, with texts of poet James Arlington Wright and composed specifically for the young American tenor Paul Appleby. (more...)

Colin Donnell, Stephanie Umoh & More Set For ART's JOHNNY BASEBALL 5/14-6/27
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010

The American Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the cast for Johnny Baseball, a world premiere musical about the Red Sox, with music by Robert Reale, lyrics by Willie Reale, book by Richard Dresser, story by Richard Dresser and Willie Reale, with musical direction and vocal arrangements by Wendy Bobbitt Cavett; musical arrangements by Bruce Coughlin. (more...)

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG To Present All New Program 5/4, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010

Kaufman Center and New York Festival Of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), acclaimed by New York Magazine as 'The best classical music programming in New York,' will present an all-new program on May 4 and 6 at 8 PM of American composers, including the premiere of Beautiful Ohio, a song cycle by 2009 Pulitzer Prize- finalist Harold Meltzer, with texts of poet James Arlington Wright and composed specifically for the young American tenor Paul Appleby. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Studio Artists Awarded at Plácido Domingo Operalia Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010

Houston Grand Opera Studio artist, Nathaniel Peake won the Zarzuela prize and Studio alumnus Ryan McKinny won the Birgit Nilsson prize at Placido Domingo's Operalia competition on Sunday, May 2. The weeklong worldwide competition took place this year at famed Milanese opera house Teatro alla Scala- this was the first time the contest has been hosted in Italy. (more...)

Pulse Ensemble Theatre Presents CHAOS THEORY 5/25-6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

Alexa Kelly, Artistic Director of Pulse Ensemble Theatre, announced the company will present the US Premiere of this full length version of Anuval Pal's Indian-flavored, bittersweet comedy 'CHAOS THEORY' at the TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, from May 25th through June 19th. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Co Presents PRELUDE TO A KISS 5/14-6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

The Huntington Theatre Company concludes its 28th season - a season of American stories - with the award-winning playwright Craig Lucas' modern classic Prelude to a Kiss. Peter and Rita are two young, happy lovers who are getting married. On their wedding day, an old man comes up to kiss the bride. (more...)

Cromer-Directed STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Writer's Theatre Runs 5/4-7/11
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma present Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by David Cromer. The cast includes Natasha Lowe (Blanche), Matt Hawkins (Stanley), Danny McCarthy (Mitch), Jenn Engstrom (Eunice), Loren Lazarine (Steve), Esteban Andres Cruz (Pablo), Stacy Stoltz (Stella), Carolyn E. Nelson (Colored Woman/Matron), Derek Hasenstab (Doctor) and Ryan Hallahan (Young Collector). (more...)

Penn Shakes. Fest Opens Season With THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

The Irish play that led to riots in the streets of Dublin when it debuted 103 years ago and became a comic masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World, opens the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 19th season. With previews June 16 and 17, the play opens June 18 in the Schubert Theatre and continues through July 3. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Co Presents GABRIEL, Cast Led By Patricia Conolly, Lisa Emery & More
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting, dates and a director for the American premiere of Olivier Award nominee Moira Buffini's award-winning play GABRIEL, which will mark the final main stage production of Atlantic's 2009-2010 season. (more...)

Light and Harman Star In Sheffield Theatres Productions' TRUE WEST May 13-June 5
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

Sheffield Theatres Productions presents True West, the show is directed by Paul Miller and designed by Hayden Griffin. The show will be held at Crucible Theatre at Tudor Square, Sheffield. It will run Thursday 13 May - Saturday 5 June 2010. (more...)

Paulus to Helm THE CAPEMAN Concert at the Delacorte for The Public, 8/14 - 8/16
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will present a concert version of Paul Simon's THE CAPEMAN, August 14-16, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park following the eight week Shakespeare in the Park repertory of The Winter's Tale and The Merchant of Venice. All performances for THE CAPEMAN will be at 8 p.m. Free tickets will be distributed the day of the show. (more...)

Southwest Shakespeare Company announces Season 17
by Tim Shawver - May 13, 2010

Southwest Shakespeare Co. announces a 17th season filled with cherished favorites and rarely produced gems. (more...)

Vanguard Repertory Company Presents New Adaptation Of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 6/18-7/11
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010

Vanguard Repertory Company in association with the La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival proudly presents an exciting, unique and irreverent adaptation of Shakespeare's classic summer comedy. (more...)

Pulse Ensemble Theatre Presents CHAOS THEORY 5/24-6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010

Alexa Kelly, Artistic Director of Pulse Ensemble Theatre, announced the company will present the World Premiere of this full length version of Anuval Pal's Indian-flavored, bittersweet comedy 'CHAOS THEORY' at the TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, from May 24th through June 19th. (more...)

The Collegiate Chorale Presents ISRAEL IN EGYPT 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010

The Collegiate Chorale presents George F. Handel's Israel in Egypt on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 8pm at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University, 566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South), NYC. (more...)

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces Directors for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

Casting 100+ roles, designing hundreds of costumes and myriad lighting and sound cues, and hiring 134 seasonal staff, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival prepares to open its 19th season. (more...)

Thomas G. Waites to Present & Direct a Dark, Future-Inspired MIDSUMMER 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

Actor and director Thomas G. Waites (Awake & Sing on Broadway, American Buffalo opposite Al Pacino) is set to present and direct a darkly erotic 'future-inspired' production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, running from June 3rd-June 27th at the Bernie West Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe Presents THE WHIPPING MAN
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast Premiere of Matthew Lopez's The Whipping Man. The Civil War drama is directed by Giovanna Sardelli and will run in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre through June 13. Opening night is May 13 at 8:00 p.m. Single tickets are currently on sale andcan be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Comes To Portland, Begins 8/13
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Long Day's Journey Into Night is bound to be the 'hot ticket' in the Pacific Northwest this year. This world-class co-production between Portland's Artists Repertory Theatre and Australia's Sydney Theatre Company (STC) stars Oregonians William Hurt and Todd Van Voris, as well as three Australian actors including the legendary Australian actress Robyn Nevin, Luke Mullins and Emily Russell (more...)

Hurt Leads Artists Rep.'s LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, 8/13-29
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Artists Repertory Theatre has announced Academy Award winner William Hurt will join the cast of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT as James Tyrone. LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT will be performed August 13 through 29. (more...)

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