The Taming of the Shrew

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FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Receives West Coast Premiere at MTC, 6/5-29
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

To close its 47th Season, Marin Theatre Company will produce the West Coast premiere of Failure: A Love Story by the 'hugely talented Chicago writer' (Chicago Tribune) Philip Dawkins. Directed by MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this 'enchanted and enchanting' play about love and loss will feature five actors playing multiple characters, using puppets and playing live music both original (by MTC's frequent collaborator Chris Houston, a Berkeley-based composer and musician) and from the era of the play - 1920s Chicago. (more...)

Utah Shakespeare Festival Announces 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently revealed its 2015 season, eight exciting and diverse comedies, musicals, tragedies, and histories running from June to October. Artistic Directors David Ivers and Brian Vaughn announced the season, which includes four Shakespeare classics, a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, a classic American farce, one of the world's greatest suspense thrillers, and the story of the famous composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. (more...)

Court Theatre's 59th Season Closes with David Henry Hwang's M. BUTTERFLY, Now thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Court Theatre closes its 2013-2014 season with the Chicago premiere of M. Butterfly written by David Henry Hwang and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell, with choreography by Jamie Guan. M. Butterfly will run today, May 8 - June 8, 2014 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. Press Opening is Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:00PM. (more...)

Reg E. Cathey Joins Cast of Fox's FANTASTIC FOUR Reboot
by Movies News Desk - May 8, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, THE WIRE's Reg E. Cathey has signed on for Fox's upcoming FANTASTIC FOUR reboot, directed by Josh Tank. (more...)

Elizabeth Stanley, Paul Anthony Stewart & More to Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE; Runs 6/11-7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced casting for the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Gina McKee & More Join Cast of Trafalgar Transformed's RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (more...)

Gina McKee Joins Martin Freeman In Cast Of RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Gina McKee (Di & Viv & Rose, King Lear, Ivanov, Our Friends In The North, Notting Hill) will play Queen Elizabeth, alongside the previously announced Martin Freeman (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) as Richard III in Jamie Lloyd's first production of his second season at Trafalgar Transformed, Richard III, running from 1 July to 27 September, with press night on 8 July. (more...)

Slipstream Theatre Announces Upcoming Season Featuring THE WINTER'S TALE, A DOLL'S HOUSE and More!
by Jillian Gaier - May 30, 2014

Slipstream Theatre Initiative excitedly says "Hello" to the Detroit Area Theatre Scene! Slipstream is a new company founded in Ferndale and focuses on current takes on classical works as well as featuring original works by local playwrights. The mission is simple: use a core ensemble of actors and focus on the intent of the playwright while making viable,contemporary and thought provoking art. The company utilizes some of Detroit's well known talent (as well as several newcomers), a minimalistic technical approach and the area's most unique spaces to cross the divide between old and new. Slipstream will work in conjunction with several companies in the area and is set to perform on most theaters' "dark" nights, offering a weeknight outing for an affordable price while leaving the weekends free for more established companies' seasons. Based in Ferndale but using different venues around the area to suit each show, Slipstream promises to make you rethink what makes something "classical" and what defines "contemporary." (more...)

Profile Theatre's BURIED CHILD Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

PROFILE THEATRE presents BURIED CHILD Sam Shepard's macabre play about twisted family secrets, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979. Directed by Adriana Baer, performances begin tonight, May 29, 2014 on the Alder Stage at Artists Repertory Theatre. (more...)

'Gone Girl' Scribe to Pen 'Modern & Accessible' Version of HAMLET
by Movies News Desk - May 28, 2014

'Gone Girl' author Gillian Flynn will pen a new version of "Hamlet", joining a trans-Atlantic effort to put forth a more modern and 'accessible' version of Shakespeare. (more...)

Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, Now thru 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - 'Babe Zaharias,' 'Webster,' Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening tonight, May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Random Access Theatre to Present TAMING OF THE SHREW at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 7/18-20
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Random Access Theatre returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park with Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew! Shakespeare's witty comedy takes on a new life with a retro post-war 1950s design concept and a gender-bending, hilariously clever cast. Director Jennifer Sandella explodes this beloved play to comment on gender, power, and survival in a wickedly funny and unexpectedly moving adaptation. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Todays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Release Video to WORK B**CH
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2014

The West End's production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels just release a video of the cast set to Britany Spears' song Work B**ch. Check below to watch! (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA', Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will feature Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus. (more...)

California Shakespeare Theater Opens 40th Anniversary Season with A RAISIN IN THE SUN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

California Shakespeare Theater begins its 2014 season with one of the true trailblazing works in the American theater, A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry, directed by Patricia McGregor. A Raisin in the Sun plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from tonight, May 21 through June 15. (more...)

Susan Clark and Meghan Andrews to Star in COLLECTED STORIES at the Rubicon, 5/28-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for BECKET with CHICAGO FIRE's Yuri Sardarov
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Tickets are now on sale for the New York City return of Jean Anouilh's BECKET, the 1961 Tony Award winner for Best Play. Tickets can be purchased online at becketnyc.brownpapertickets.com. (more...)

BWW Blog: The Remarkable Susan Dibble
by Guest Blogger: Dan McCleary - May 19, 2014

Susan Dibble is a remarkable dancer, choreographer, and teacher. She has been for decades, and I had the fortune to work with and around her for some years in Massachusetts. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Birmingham (more...)

Rubicon Theatre to Present COLLECTED STORIES, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with Collected Stories. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Donald Margulies and directed by James O'Neil, Collected Stories is a two-person play featuring Susan Clark (Emmy Winner - "Babe Zaharias," "Webster," Shaw Festival and the Taper) as a brilliant, direct writing professor and Meghan Andrews (Frost/Nixon and The Grapes of Wrath on Broadway) as her eager-yet-talented student. Opening May 28th at 7:00 p.m., Collected Stories runs Wednesdays through Sundays until June 21st. (more...)

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Extends Booking Period To March 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The critically acclaimed UK premiere of Jerry Mitchell's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels will extend its run at The Savoy Theatre and is now booking until 7 March 2015. Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound and Katherine Kingsley will continue with their celebrated performances as Lawrence Jameson, Freddy Benson and Christine Colgate throughout this new booking period. Following its hugely successful opening in April, the cast and the Producers are thrilled to be extending the production into Spring 2015. (more...)

Laurel Mill Playhouse's Summer Youth Shakespeare Theatre to Present TAMING OF THE SHREW, 5/30-6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Laurel Mill Playhouse Annual Summer Youth Shakespeare Theatre, located at 508 Main Street in historic Laurel, MD., presents The Taming of the Shrew. Directed by Michael Hartsfield and produced by Maureen Rogers, this Shakespearean comedy opens Friday, May 30. (more...)

THE UNMENTIONABLES Plays Stage West, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

What happens when four people who firmly believe they are just trying to do good in the world crash into a wall of cultural differences? And what will they do when one of them appears to be in great danger? That's what they must figure out in Bruce Norris's searing dramatic comedy The Unmentionables, beginning a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West tonight, May 15. (more...)

BWW Blog: Adventure, Contemplation and the First Inklings of TSC
by Guest Blogger: Dan McCleary - May 13, 2014

As I approach an anniversary of sorts in the creation of Tennessee Shakespeare Company eight years ago from Massachusetts, I found myself this month getting asked by a number of new audience members during our recent production of The Taming of the Shrew (which I will write about later) how the company was forged. (more...)

Alex Goodrich, George Andrew Wolff, Lillian Castillo and More to Star in Chicago Shakespeare's SEUSSICAL, Running 7/5-8/17
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) brings the humor and magic of Dr. Seuss to life onstage this summer for young audiences and their families in the Broadway musical comedy Seussical. Playful, energetic and full of whimsy, Seussical engages the imagination with clever lyrics and melodies, unforgettable characters and the colorful world of Dr. Seuss. Seussical is written by the Tony Award-winning team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, whose works include Ragtime, Once on This Island and the current Broadway production of Rocky, The Musical. Eric Idle of Monty Python and Spamalot fame co-conceived the musical. Directed by Scott Weinstein with musical direction by Michael Mahler, Seussical will be performed July 5 through August 17 in CST's Courtyard Theater. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Slidell Little Theatre Presents KISS ME KATE
by Heidi Scheuermann - May 12, 2014

Slidell Little Theatre just ended its third weekend of performances for the comedy-musical-Shakespearean hybrid KISS ME KATE. The show is a play within a play, and centers around a group of actors who are attempting to put on Shakespeare's classic comedy The Taming of the Shrew (musical style), all while dealing with their complicated love lives and a couple of gangsters sent to the theater with an order to collect or kill. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW to Play Griffith Park Shakespeare Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC) returns to the Old Zoo at Griffith Park for the 2014 season for itsGRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL with two plays by William Shakespeare: TWELFTH NIGHT and The Taming of the Shrew. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Birmingham (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. to Kick Off Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival with TWELFTH NIGHT, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

This summer, Shakespeare's delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT or What You Will, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. (more...)

Christopher Hunter, Tom Mothersdale and Melody Grove to Star in Spellbound Productions' IN LAMBETH at Southwark Playhouse, July 10-Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Spellbound Productions present IN LAMBETH, written by Jack Shepherd, directed by Michael Kingsbury and designed by Ruth Sutcliffe. Opening night is slated for Friday, 11 July 2014 at 7.30pm, with the regular run continuing through Saturday 2 August 2014 (one preview 10 July). (more...)

Sell A Door's AVENUE Q and SEUSSICAL to Transfer to Hong Kong, Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

David Hutchinson and Phillip Rowntree for Sell A Door Theatre Company and Richard Darbourne Ltd have announced that two of their most popular shows are heading abroad, as part of its ambition to tour its work internationally. (more...)

Playwrights Foundation to Host 37th Bay Area Playwrights Festival, 7/18–27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

The Playwrights Foundation's 37th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) will take place July 18-27, 2014 at the Thick House Theater in San Francisco. (more...)

THE ANYWAY CABARET, TUTAlabs and More Set for TUTA Theatre Chicago's 14th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

TUTA Theatre Chicago has announced their 2014-15 season, their 14th year producing in Chicago. TUTA will present a world premiere, a U.S. premiere, three TUTAlab readings, and 8-week master classes for actors. (more...)

BPAC & TGW Acting Studio to Present THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, 7/10-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC) & TGW Acting Studio present The Taming of the Shrew from July 10 - August 3, 2014, at the Rose Nagelberg Theatre & directed by THOMAS G. WAITES. Assistant to the director is Lisa Greenberg, Fight Choreographer is David Brimmer, with Set & Lighting Design by Jasmine Nicole Roberts, Costume Design by Rebecca Welles & Stage Management by Kayla Santos. Featured in the production will be live music by Juilliard Alumni. (more...)

Marlowe Theatre Representatives Visit Royal Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Students and a teacher from Canterbury Academy and a representative from The Marlowe Theatre travelled to the Royal Shakespeare Company's Stratford-Upon-Avon home to meet HRH The Prince Of Wales on Monday (2 June). (more...)

Random Access Theatre's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Runs 7/18-20 at Brooklyn Bridge Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Random Access Theatre returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park with Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew! Shakespeare's witty comedy takes on a new life with a retro post-war 1950s design concept and a gender-bending, hilariously clever cast. Director Jennifer Sandella explodes this beloved play to comment on gender, power, and survival in a wickedly funny and unexpectedly moving adaptation. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. to Stage 'La Dolce Vita' Adaptation of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, 7/24-8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

This summer, visit a small Italian provincial, 1950's town, as INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. brings a bit of 'La Dolce Vita' as it presents its take one of Shakespeare's most loved comedies, The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Managing Director David Melville. The Taming of the Shrew will begin previews at THE GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL on Thursday, July 24 at 7pm and will open on Saturday, August 2 at 7:00pm and perform through Friday, August 29 at Old Zoo in Griffith Park. All ISC Summer Shakespeare productions are FREE to the public! The Taming of the Shrew will play in repertory with TWELFTH NIGHT or What You Will. (more...)

Winner of Second Jill Fraser Award Aannounced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

The internationally-renowned, award-winning Propeller Theatre Company today announced actor Lewis Hart as the winner of the second Jill Fraser Award. (more...)

Obie Winner & Theater Director Stuart Vaughan Dies at 88
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Stuart Vaughan, who together with famed producer Joseph Papp, staged several of the New York Shakespeare Festival's inaugural productions died of cancer on Tuesday, June 10 (more...)

ISC Releases a Video Preview of This Year's Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 18, 2014

This summer, Shakespeare's delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night or What You Will, directed by ISC's artistic director Melissa Chalsma. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Elizabeth Stanley, Paul Anthony Stewart & More in Barrington Stage Company's KISS ME KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, which opened earlier this and runs through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Barrington Stage Company's KISS ME KATE
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 16, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, which opened last night, June 16, and runs through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at the opening night celebrations! (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Entire Cast for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, and Josh Fiedler announce complete casting for the remaining 2014 75th anniversary summer seaso (more...)

The PEACH, the SHREW, and AVENUE Q – All at NTC for Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Newnan Theatre Company is offering three exciting youth productions this summer: Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew," Roald Dahl's "James and the Giant Peach," and a much newer play, "Avenue Q," by Jeff Whitty, Robert Lopez, and Jeff Marx. (more...)

Chichester's Festival Theatre Reopens With AMADEUS, Starring Rupert Everett, Jul 12-Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Chichester's Festival Theatre reopens in July with a new production of Amadeus, featuring West End and Hollywood star Rupert Everett alongside acclaimed young actor Joshua McGuire. (more...)

Elizabeth Stanley and Paul Anthony Stewart Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented today, June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Grant Turner Named New Co-Artistic Director of Portland Shakespeare Project
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Portland Shakespeare Project (PSP) has announced that Grant Turner, former Artistic Director of Northwest Classical Theatre Company (NWCTC), is joining the company as Co-Artistic Director. Turner will share responsibility for the overall artistic direction of PSP with Founding Artistic Director Michael Mendelson. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Extends SING FOR YOUR SHAKESPEARE Through 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse announces that due to ticket demand for its current production of the world premiere musical revue, "Sing for Your Shakespeare," extra performances have been added on Thursday through Saturday, June 26 - 28, at 8 p.m. (more...)

KITCHEN RADIO to Open Blyth Festival's 40th Season, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Blyth Festival opens its 40th Season with the world premiere of a new country musical, KITCHEN RADIO, written by Blyth's Artistic Director Marion de Vries and co-composer David Archibald. Directed by Kelli Fox, KITCHEN RADIO plays at Blyth Memorial Hall from June 25 - August 9. (more...)

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