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THE DRAWER BOY Makes Its London Premiere 8/10-9/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2010

Snapdragon in association with Neil McPherson at the Finborough Theatre present The London Premiere of The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey. Directed by Eleanor Rhode. Cast includes: Kenneth Bryans. Neil McCaul. Simon Lee Phillips. (more...)

2010 Houston Shakespeare Festival Offers Free Performances, Runs 7/30-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2010

Summer's here. For many Houstonians, it's the season for swimming pools, sun tans and, of course, Shakespeare. (more...)

La Jolla Presents Workshop CANKERBLOSSOM, 8/12-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse announces a new family-friendly Page To Stage Workshop Production: Cankerblossom, conceived and created by Pig Iron Theatre Company, directed by Dan Rothenberg, with cartoonist/puppeteer Beth Nixon, music by Rosie Langabeer, set and animation by Mimi Lien, lighting by James Clotfelter, video projection by Josh Higgason, and performed by Hinako Arao, Beth Nixon, David Sweeney and Alex Torra. Cankerblossom will run August 12 - 15, 2010 in the Mandell Weiss Forum, with performances Thursday, August 12 at 7:00 pm; Friday, August 13 at 7:00 pm; Saturday, August 14 at 2:30 pm and 7:00 pm and Sunday, August 15 at 2:30 pm. Tickets are $25 for adults; $20 for subscribers and $15 for children 12 and under. (more...)

THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE Extends Run At The Vaudeville Theater Thru 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2010

Due to popular demand, Neil Simon's award-winning comedy The Prisoner of Second Avenue has extended its run at the Vaudeville Theatre until 25 September 2010. Directed by Terry Johnson and starring Jeff Gold blum and Mercedes Ruehl, The Prisoner Of Second Avenue is the first West End production to be staged by The Old Vic Theatre Company. (more...)

University of Adelaide's Theatre Guild Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT¬'S DREAM Aug 10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2010

Lysander loves Hermia. Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Demetrius used to love Helena... but now loves Hermia. So begins Shakespeare's classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Photo Flash: Wide Eyed Productions Presents HENRY VI Part III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2010

Wide Eyed Productions in association with Columbia University School of the Arts Theatre Arts Program Presents William Shakespeare's Henry VI part III. The show is directed by Adam Marple (more...)

On The Square Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 7/8-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2010

Award winning theatre company On the Square Productions (a 501(c)3 under Fractured Atlas) presents Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream which will be presented in a private Astoria garden/greenspace located on 44th St between Broadway and 31st Ave in Astoria, NY. (more...)

Powerhouse Theatre Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 7/8-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2010

The critically acclaimed Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble will presentWilliam Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream on the Powerhouse Theatre's redwood deck from July 8 - 31. As a way of showing appreciation for the ongoing support of the Santa Monicacommunity, all performances will be offered at no cost to the public. (more...)

KING ARTHUR Plays Water Works Theatre Company, 7/27-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

Water Works Theatre Company is excited to announce that Lane Riosley's The Commedia Tales of King Arthur will be its second annual daytime family show as part of the 10th Annual Shakespeare In The Park in Royal Oak. Tickets ($6) are now available online at www.waterworkstheatre.com. The family oriented comedy, perfect for children of all ages, will be performed Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7pm as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings at 11am July 27 - August 8 in Starr Jaycee Park - 1101 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak MI 48073. A complete performance schedule follows this release. (more...)

HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Plays Central Square Theatre, 7/22-8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

The game is afoot! Master sleuth Sherlock Holmes and trusty sidekick Dr. Watson unlock the mystery of The Hound of the Baskervilles this summer at Central Square Theater, directed by Thomas Derrah of the American Repertory Theater. Featuring three actors taking on more than a dozen roles, this laugh-out-loud farce, by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, was a hit in both London and Lenox (Shakespeare & Company). The Hound of the Baskervilles plays at Central Square Theater from Thursday, July 22 through Sunday, August 22. The press opening is set for Saturday, July 24, 2010 at 8 PM. (more...)

Improbable and Lyric Hammersmith Present LIFE GAME 7/7-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

Improbable present Keith Johnstone's Lifegame Part chat show. Part improv show. Unique theatre. AN IMPROBABLE AND LYRIC HAMMERSMITH PRODUCTION at Lyric Hammersmith, London 07 - 17 July (more...)

First Folio Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 7/7-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2010

First Folio's Season of Passion closes with Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's most romantic comedy, performed under the stars at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. Set during the height of the British Raj, Michael Goldberg's production combines the beauty of 19th C. India with the glorious elegance of Shakespeare's most romantic comedy. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theater Presents PETER PAN 7/8-8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2010

WESTCHESTER BROADWAY THEATRE is Proud To Present The Family Theatre Production of PETER PAN from July 8 - August 15, 2010. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Co. Announces Lead Sponsor For OTHELLO, 7/28-9/15
by Marivic Tagala - Jul 6, 2010

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to announce that the John W. Henry Family Foundation will be the lead sponsor for this summer's production of OTHELLO, starring Seth Gilliam as Othello and James Waterston as Iago. The production begins performances on the Boston Common on July 28 and runs through August 15. Established in 2004 the John W. Henry Family Foundation is dedicated to supporting community organizations like CSC whose work make Boston a world-class city brimming not only with excellent sports teams, but also with extraordinary arts organizations. (more...)

Oscar-Nominee Strathairn Cast in New Pilot 'Alphas'
by TV News Desk - Jul 6, 2010

Syfy has inked critically lauded actor David Strathairn to star in the action-adventure pilot Alphas from writers Zak Penn (X-Men: The Last Stand, The Avengers, The Incredible Hulk) and Michael Karnow, it was announced today by Mark Stern, Executive Vice President of Original Programming, Syfy and Co-Head of Content for Universal Cable Productions, which is the studio for the project. Strathairn won rave reviews and received Best Actor Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and Academy Award nominations for his portrayal of Edward R. Murrow in the film Good Night, and Good Luck. Alphas is executive produced by Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun for BermanBraun Television and will be directed by Jack Bender (director and executive producer of Lost). Gene Stein is also executive producer. It is slated to commence production next month in Toronto. (more...)

Humber River Shakespeare Presents TAMING OF THE SHREW, 7/6-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2010

The Humber River Shakespeare Company's annual outdoor theatre performances have become a popular summer tradition in the Humber and York regions. This year, the company returns for a third season with the touring production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, from Tuesday, July 6th to Monday, August 2nd. For the first time, the company will be touring in Alton, Mississauga and Caledon East. (more...)

ENRON Enters Final 6 Weeks of Performances at the Noel Coward Theater; Closes 14 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2010

The London production of ENRON today enters the last six weeks of its limited run at the Noel Coward Theatre, before its final performance at 7.30pm on 14th August. (more...)

TRUMPERY Closes at the Olney Theatre Center 7/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2010

'If I finish the book, I'm a killer,' Charles Darwin says in Trumpery about The Origin of Species. 'I murder God.' Trumpery, written by Peter Parnell, plays the Mainstage June 9 through July 4. Tickets are $26 to $54, with discounts available to groups, seniors, military, and students. (more...)

Penn Shakes. Fest Closes THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 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...)

Theatre of the Expendable Closes ST NICHOLAS, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

In the tradition of Irish storytelling, Theatre of the Expendable will present Conor McPherson's St Nicholas, starring Darrell James as a jaded theatre critic who recounts his obsession with a beautiful young actress, and how that obsession led him into a macabre world of savage vampires. (more...)

Nylon Fusion Collective Closes Lope De Vega's FUENTE OVEJUNA, 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

Nylon Fusion Collective today officially announced their summer production of Lope de Vega's Fuente Ovejuna at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center beginning June 17th through July 3rd. This is the company's second major production since it was founded in New York in 2007. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum Presents MASTER CLASS 7/3-9/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

The woods are alive with the sound of music! Ellen Geer will star as internationally renowned opera diva Maria Callas in Master Class by Terrence McNally, opening July 3 and continuing through September 25 at the outdoor Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga. (more...)

Dean Regan Performs GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY In Palm Springs 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

Dean Regan has appeared in; A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Skin of Our Teeth, Equus, The Pirates of Penzance, The Music Man, Cabaret, The Man of La Mancha, How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Company, Hay Fever, Once Upon a Mattress, and Frankenstein. However, He is also well known in the performing arts center circuit for his many different one-man shows, including this one entitled 'Give My Regards To Broadway' which includes songs from many of today's and yesterdays biggest hits combined with stories and patter and perhaps a little Yankee Doodle Dandy thrown in for the occasion. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre Extends SPELLING BEE Prior To Opening 7/3-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2010

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present The San Diego Premiere of a two-time Tony Award winning musical. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, directed by Rick Simas (more...)

BWW Blogs: Mid-Month Theatre Happenings on the California Central Coast
by Curt Miner - Jul 13, 2010

As we come to the middle of July, which by many is considered to be the midpoint of summer (ALREADY?!), many of our California Central Coast theatre and live performance venues have or are gearing up to provide you with some quality entertainment! (more...)

First Folio Offers Special Matinee Performance of MIDSUMMER 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2010

As part of its continuing commitment to offering the best in family entertainment, First Folio Theatre has added a special low-priced matinee performance to its outdoor summer schedule. (more...)

Idaho Shakespeare Festival Continues with MIDSUMMER, BAT BOY et al. Thru September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2010

The Idaho Shakespeare Festival is in full swing, with offerings this year that include A Midsummer Night's Dream, Bat Boy: The Musical, An Ideal Husband, Othello, and The Woman in Black. For tickets and more information, visit www.idahoshakespeare.org. (more...)

Lea Delaria Live! At The Manor Emperor Showroom
by Beau Higgins - Jul 13, 2010

Lea DeLaria will be presenting two nights of comedy and song at the Manor Epic Showroom Friday, July 30th and July 31st at 7:30 p.m. for the benefit of Rising Action Theatre. This is the first partnership between Rising Action Theatre and The Manor Complex. 'We anticipate this will be a great success, and we plan to do more of these events in the future,' says David Goldyn, Rising Action's Producing Artistic Director. Sponsors of the event are Hot Spots Magazine, Mark Magazine, and the South Florida Gay News. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES Through 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 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...)

The Gamm Theatre Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM 7/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2010

Come out of the heat and into the cool of The Gamm Theatre this weekend, where students of Gamm Summer Intensive are showcasing their talents in 3 performances of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MACBETH, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, July 11 2010
by Ollie Fielding - Jul 13, 2010

Ollie reviews Macbeth, re-imagined for everyone six and over, at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre (more...)

Canopy Theatre Co Presents TWELFTH NIGHT 7/13-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2010

Celebrating another year of presenting Classical Works in an outdoor environment for downtown Toronto audiences, Canopy Theatre Company, in association with Hart House Theatre, is proud to announce its 10th Summer Season. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Opens Premiere of LINGUA FRANCA, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2010

The Cherub Company returns to the Finborough Theatre with the world premiere of a brand new play by Peter Nichols, Lingua Franca, opening Tuesday, 13 July 2010 (Press Night: Thursday, 15 July 2010) as part of the Finborough Theatre's 30th anniversary year. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Linda Emond - Winter Tales in Summer
by Jena Tesse Fox - Jul 13, 2010

Linda Emond, currently starring in The Winter's Tale at the Delacorte, talks about Shakespeare, performing outdoors and free theater in New York. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SEATTLE OUTDOOR THEATER FESTIVAL 2010
by Jay Irwin - Jul 12, 2010

Greenstage presented Seattle's Outdoor Theater Festival in Capitol Hill's Volunteer Park over the weekend of July 10th and 11th to kick off the many Summer park shows around the Puget Sound area. The festival encompassed 11 shows from eight different companies and while they mostly followed a Shakespearean bent there were also a few decidedly non-Shakespearean shows but all good fun for all ages and it's all FREE. (more...)

Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre¬'s Classical Acting Academy Presents HENRY V 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2010

The Classical Acting Academy, a program of The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, offers Henry V by William Shakespeare directed by Aaron Cromie. This production is Aaron Cromie's Shakespeare directorial debut. The production features a talented company of early-career actors and production staff. (more...)

Cromer-Directed STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Writer's Theatre Closes 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce casting for 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...)

Shakespeare on the Sound's OTHELLO Closes 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2010

Shakespeare on the Sound, Connecticut's premier outdoor summer theater company presenting free Shakespeare in the park presents OTHELLO featuring Victor Williams as Othello and Jesse J. Perez as Iago. Joanna Settle directs. (more...)

GreenStage presents the 10th Annual Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival 7/10, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 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...)

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

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

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

GreenStage presents the 10th Annual Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival July 10-11, Volunteer Park, Seattle. Open Cirle Theater has changed their show to Pirates at Princess Island by Ron Sandahl (more...)

PA Shakes' A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Closes 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2010

Outrageous situations lead to hilarious complications in the legendary musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opening on the Main Stage at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Friday, June 25. With previews June 23 and 24, Forum continues through July 11. Ticket prices range from $25 to $53. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Molina & St. Piere in 'Damien Does Shakespeare'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 11, 2010

Here is the latest comedy sketch from Lauren Molina and Derek St. Pierre, entitled 'Damien Does Shakespeare'. The character of Damien was created while St. Pierre was helping Molina learn lines for an audition of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Foiio Presents THE TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2010

First Folio's Season of Passion closes with Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's most romantic comedy, performed under the stars at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. Set during the height of the British Raj, Michael Goldberg's production combines the beauty of 19thC.India with the glorious elegance of Shakespeare's most romantic comedy. (more...)

GreenStage presents the 10th Annual Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival 7/10, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 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...)

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

GreenStage presents the 10th Annual Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival July 10-11, Volunteer Park, Seattle. Open Cirle Theater has changed their show to Pirates at Princess Island by Ron Sandahl (more...)

Theatre503 Closes WILD HORSES, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2010

Theatre503 presents Wild Horses- A new play by Nimer Rashed. Directed by Nadia Latif, the show runs 15th June - 10th July 2010. 'You ever done something so bad you can't forgive yourself?' (more...)

Saint Michael's Playhouse Closes AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2010

The Saint Michael's Playhouse stages AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, June 29 to July10, continuing the season of Equity professional summer theater, in the McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael's College. The show runs, June 29, 30, July, 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, each evening at 8 p.m., with matinees, July 3 and 10, at 2 p.m. (more...)

Shakespeare In The Park in Royal Oak Opens With TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2010

Water Works Theatre Company proudly announces the cast for The Two Gentlemen of Verona, its selection for the tenth anniversary production of Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak. (more...)

Wide Eyed Productions And Columbia University Present HENRY VI PART III 7/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2010

Wide Eyed Productions And Columbia University Present HENRY VI PART III 7/1-24 (more...)

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