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Boomerang Theatre to Stage A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, are excited to announce A Boomerang Summer in the Park, where two of the most beloved works by William Shakespeare will be presented in Central Park & Bryant Park Shakespeare at Bryant Park, as part of the company's 15 years presenting exceptional outdoor theatre. A Boomerang Summer in the Park includes, Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by John Greenleaf (The Acting Company, Steppenwolf, Australian Elizabethan Theatre), presented in Central Park (69th Street and Central Park West), June 21-July 20, 2014; and Shakespeare's LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST, directed by Cailin Heffernan (Loveless, TX), presented in Bryant Park (between 40th and 42nd St & Fifth and Sixth Avenues), August 14-30, 2014. (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...)

SOC Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 6/21-7/19
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

Garden Grove's leading source for Shakespeare is back this summer, starting off its 2014 season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, June 21-July 19 in The Festival Amphitheater. Directed by Susan Angelo, A Midsummer Night's Dream follows fools and faeries through a romantic romp in which a magical potion forces lovers to fall in love with the wrong person. Set in beautiful Polynesia during the 1700s, SOC's rendition of the popular Shakespearian comedy includes the appearance of Garden Grove's Award-Winning Polynesian Dance Group, Hitia O Te Ra. (more...)

Garden Grove to Start 2014 Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 6/21 - 7/19
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Garden Grove's leading source for Shakespeare is back this summer, starting off its 2014 season with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, June 21-July 19 in The Festival Amphitheater. Directed by Susan Angelo, A Midsummer Night's Dream follows fools and faeries through a romantic romp in which a magical potion forces lovers to fall in love with the wrong person. (more...)

Craig And Evans Lead Casts For MISS JULIE/BLACK COMEDY At CFT This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Rosalie Craig and Shaun Evans lead the cast of Miss Julie / Black Comedy at Chichester, a new production of an acclaimed double bill which celebrates a key moment in this Theatre's history, and its long association with playwright Peter Shaffer. (more...)

Ballet Black Returns to Exeter Northcott with A DREAM WITHIN A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru May 28
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Cassa Pancho's award-winning Ballet Black return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre for the fourth time as they celebrate the talents of black and Asian dancers from around the world, Founded in 2001 Ballet Black has achieved great success and garnered numerous awards, including the 2012 Critics Circle National Dance Award for Best Independent Company. A DREAM WITHIN A Midsummer Night's Dream is set for today, 27 and Wed 28 May 2014. (more...)

The Spare Change Series to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Benefiting BC/EFA, June 2
by Shari Barrett - May 27, 2014

The Spare Change Series presents 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Hollywood's new charitybased play reading series, The Spare Change Series, will be presenting their very first production on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 7pm at the Art of Acting Studio, located at 1017 N. Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90038. (more...)

Beijing Opera comes to Addington in Conjunction with The Court Theatre's Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/31-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

In conjunction with a unique conception of A Midsummer Night's Dream which opens at the The Court Theatre on 31 May, the Canterbury Museum is displaying a collection of traditional Chinese opera masks gifted to Canterbury in 1956 by The Chinese Classical Theatre Company. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Mesa (more...)

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE To Run At Rose Theatre For Christmas 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Today the Rose Theatre Kingston announces its Christmas production for 2014 - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. The Rose's Director of Learning and Participation, Ciaran McConville, directs Theresa Heskins' adaptation of CS Lewis' masterpiece. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Run 7/5-19 at Highland Bowl
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The Shakespeare Players program of the Rochester Community Players will present eleven performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream, by William Shakespeare, July 5 to 19, 2014. Performances will be presented every night between July 5 and 19, except Mondays and Thursdays. All performance times are 8:00 PM. There is no admission charge for this FREE Shakespeare in the Park production (donations will be solicited). (more...)

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

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

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks 2014 Tour to Run 7/18-8/17
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST), the City of Chicago, Chicago Park District and Boeing partner to present the annual citywide summer tradition, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. This summer, 26 performances of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream travel to 18 neighborhood parks across Chicago, FREE FOR ALL, July 18-August 17, 2014. From Hamilton Park and Garfield Park Conservatory to the South Shore Cultural Center and Gage Park, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks activates communities and breaks down barriers to arts participation, giving Chicagoans direct access to their City's cultural treasures. In its third year, Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks returns to 18 communities, truly establishing the program as a Chicago summer tradition and deepening relationships with neighbors, community leaders and local businesses. (more...)

Glenn Close to Return to Broadway Opposite Lithgow, Duncan, Balaban, Higgins & Plimpton in Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton will star in a new Broadway production of Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE this fall at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production, which will be directed by Pam MacKinnon, begins previewsMonday, October 20 and plays an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 22, 2015. Opening night is Thursday, November 20. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company)
by Cassandra Sandros - May 15, 2014

Although outside it still feels like winter in West Michigan, inside the Dog Story Theatre, it is midsummer! The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company has created a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream that is sparkling with vitality and physical energy. (more...)

Ballet Black to Return to Exeter Northcott with A DREAM WITHIN A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, May 27-28
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Cassa Pancho's award-winning Ballet Black return to the Exeter Northcott Theatre for the fourth time as they celebrate the talents of black and Asian dancers from around the world, Founded in 2001 Ballet Black has achieved great success and garnered numerous awards, including the 2012 Critics Circle National Dance Award for Best Independent Company. A DREAM WITHIN A Midsummer Night's Dream is set for Tues 27 and Wed 28 May 2014. (more...)

Chinese Adaptation of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens at the Court Theatre, 5/31 - 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The Court Theatre presents A Midsummer Night's Dream in a unique conception - half the company is Chinese from Beijing. "This is a magical production that will challenge and provoke. It's experimental and full of risk" says Philip Aldridge, Chief Executive at The Court. (more...)

LEAR & 'DREAM' to Open Theatricum's All-Shakespeare Season, 6/7-8
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum kicks off its All-Shakespeare Summer Season in celebration of the Bard's 450th birthday with a gender-reversed Lear for the 21st century, opening on Saturday, June 7 at 8 p.m., and the return of the company's signature rendering of A Midsummer Night's Dream, with performances beginning Sunday, June 8 at 3:30 p.m. The two productions will continue to run in repertory through the end of Sept. in the theater's spectacular outdoor amphitheater nestled in a Topanga Canyon ravine, and will be joined later in the season by three additional mainstage offerings. (more...)

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

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

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Shares More Than Just A Great Story
by Kathy Strain - May 11, 2014

Nicolet High School just outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin had a very special performance of MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM over the weekend. While the show itself was extraordinary, as extraordinary is the school's theater director, Mr. Ken Miller. Mr. Miller marked his final production at Nicolet High School. After 32 years as an example of hard work and dedication to the drama program, Mr. Miller will retire. Students gathered from years gone by to be a part of the final show and honor this man. Many great things were said about him. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Baltimore Symphony and Folger Theatre Combine for a MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Charles Shubow - Jun 6, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony, Folger Theatre Company, and Baltimore Choral Arts Society Women's Chorus combine for a musical delight. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 6/21-8/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Shakespeare & Company's Artistic Director Tony Simotes sets his new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in the mysterious bayous of New Orleans just as the Jazz Era in America was exploding. The production features original music, live musicians, a Drama League partnership, and a cast of over a dozen seasoned Company actors and newcomers. (more...)

Laila Robins & Corey Stoll to Join Showtime's HOMELAND for Season 4
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Laila Robins (Bored To Death, In Treatment) and Golden Globe® nominee Corey Stoll (House of Cards) have joined the fourth season of the Emmy® and Golden Globe Award-winning drama series (more...)

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company Presents LET'S PLAY: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 7/31-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2014

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company presents Let's Play: A Midsummer Night's Dream by William ShDo you want to play a game? Well Shakespeare's faeries and mystical creatures are upset because last year The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company produced a certain Scottish play by their magic master… akespeare, adapted by Thomas R. Gordon. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 29
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 29, 2014. (more...)

Tim Robbins-Helmed A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Kick Off OZ's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Today OZ, Nashville's first contemporary arts center, announces its 2014-15 season, which runs September 12, 2014 - June 27, 2015. The season is bookended by premieres, beginning with two performances (September 12 & 13) of Tim Robbins' interpretation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced and acted by the company he founded and leads, The Actors' Gang, in the production's first U.S. engagement outside of the company's home theater in Los Angeles. OZ's 2014-15 program will conclude with the world premiere (June 18-20) of Memory Rings, the latest multi-media stage production from innovative New York City-based puppetry collective Phantom Limb Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: Boomerang Theatre Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now Through 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, are excited to announce their production of A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, directed by John Greenleaf (The Acting Company, Steppenwolf, Australian Elizabethan Theatre; Co-founder Shakespeare on the Hudson), as part of the company's 15 years presenting exceptional outdoor theatre. A Midsummer Night's Dream will be presented at Central Park (69th Street and Central Park West), June 21 through July 20, 2014. Tickets are free and do not require a reservation. For more information visit www.boomerangtheatre.org. (more...)

Julie Taymor Wraps Film Version of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; Aims for Toronto Debut
by Movies News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Vulture writes that Tony-winning director Julie Taymor has finished the film version of her staged production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, which ran at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn this winter, produced by Theatre for a New Audience. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre Announces 2014-15 Season Featuring THE GOD GAME, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Philip Lehl and Kim Tobin-Lehl, co-Artistic Directors of Stark Naked Theatre Company, are proud to announce the exciting line-up of plays selected for the theatre's highly-anticipated fourth season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Stratford Festival, is a Wild Ride
by Lauren Gienow - Jun 2, 2014

Director CHRIS ABRAHAM's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Festival Theatre is sure to be the most talked-about production at Stratford Festival this season. This, in itself is a huge feat, as this season is full of brave and exciting productions. Not all of the talk will be positive (though much of it will be), but it will all certainly be passionate! (more...)

Boomerang Theatre Company's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Begin 6/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, have announced their production of A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, directed by John Greenleaf (The Acting Company, Steppenwolf, Australian Elizabethan Theatre; Co-founder Shakespeare on the Hudson), as part of the company's 15 years presenting exceptional outdoor theatre. A Midsummer Night's Dream will be presented at Central Park (69th Street and Central Park West), June 21 through July 20, 2014. Tickets are free and do not require a reservation. For more information visit www.boomerangtheatre.org. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet's 2014-15 Season to Feature A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ROMEO AND JULIET & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, will perform throughout New Jersey - in Princeton, New Brunswick, Lawrenceville, Branchburg, Rahway, Manasquan, and Trenton - beginning September, 2014 through April, 2015. (more...)

Faun and Fantasy in Underground Dance Theatre's BOK at NAF from 7 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2014

Hot on the heels of winning the Kyknet Fiesta Award for Best Dance Production 2014 for SKOONVELD, Underground Dance Theatre returns to the National Arts Festival Fringe with BOK. BOK has Underground Dance Theatre re-imagining Vaslav Nijinsky's iconic ballet AFTERNOON OF A FAUN. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Highland Park Bowl, Beginning 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

The Shakespeare Players program of the Rochester Community Players will present eleven performances of A Midsummer Night's Dream, by William Shakespeare, July 5 to 19, 2014. Performances will be presented every night between July 5 and 19, except Mondays and Thursdays. All performance times are 8:00 PM. There is no admission charge for this FREE Shakespeare in the Park production (donations will be solicited). Check out a first look below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: ZJU Theatre Group Goes Sexy for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 6, 2014

It never ceases to amaze me how effectively the members of Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group can create an atmosphere in their incredibly intimate - make that tiny - black box. You would think a small space might limit their options but they have proven, over and over again, their innate ability to suggest time and place using even the simplest of objects. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 6
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Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 6, 2014. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 6
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Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 6, 2014. (more...)

PlayMakers Rep Receives Shakespeare in American Communities Grant for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Arts Midwest in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced that PlayMakers Repertory Company is one of forty nonprofit, professional theater companies nationwide to be awarded a grant as part of the Shakespeare in American Communities program The program introduces middle and high school students to the power of live theater and the masterpieces of William Shakespeare. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOC Sails to the South Pacific for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 10, 2014

Yes, it takes a village. Shakespeare Orange County has pulled out all the stops, and even enlisted a not-so-secret weapon, to accomplish an extraordinarily beautiful debut in its first official production under new artistic director John Walcutt (more...)

New Rep to Tour A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 7/13-20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, performed at a variety of locations in the Greater Boston area from July 13-20, 2014. Presented by New Repertory Theatre's Classic Repertory Company and directed by Clay Hopper, A Midsummer Night's Dream will be free and open to the public with donations accepted. (more...)

Theatre Tuscaloosa's MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Cancelled Tonight, Rescheduled for Tomorrow, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Following last night's storms and with the threat of more storms this afternoon/evening, Shelton State has chosen to cancel tonight's (Tuesday, April 29th) performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Heads to China, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Actors' Gang, the critically acclaimed Los Angeles based ensemble Theatre Company, will be heading overseas bringing William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Academy Award winner Tim Robbins, to international audiences. The production will put on six performances in Beijing, China, June 10th – 15th at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, four performances in Shanghai, China, June 19th – 21st at the Daguan Theatre, Zendai Himalayas Art Center and four to six performances in Italy, June 28th – July 6th at the prestigious Spoleto Festival. (more...)

The Actors' Gang to Launch A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM International Tour this Summer; Tim Robbins to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Actors' Gang, the critically acclaimed Los Angeles based ensemble Theatre Company, will be heading overseas bringing William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Academy Award winner Tim Robbins, to international audiences. The production will put on six performances in Beijing, China, June 10th - 15th at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, four performances in Shanghai, China, June 19th - 21st at the Daguan Theatre, Zendai Himalayas Art Center and four to six performances in Italy, June 28th - July 6th at the prestigious Spoleto Festival. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 27
by - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 27, 2014. (more...)

Terry Layman Returns to Titan Theatre in KING LEAR, Running Now thru 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Queens-based Titan Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed, award-winning second season with a signature take on Shakespeare's epic masterpiece King Lear. The production will play a limited run today, April 25 - May 11, 2014 at Queens Theatre, the borough's premiere performing arts venue. Titan Theatre Company Artistic Director Lenny Banovez, who previously helmed Titan's hit productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Henry V, will direct. (more...)

THREEPENNY OPERA, 4000 MILES, THE MIRACLE WORKER & More Set for Clarence Brown's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The Clarence Brown Theatre's 2014-2015 Season promises fun, fantasy and thought-providing drama. From the musical tribute "Hank Williams: Lost Highway" to Shakespeare's most enchanting comedy, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," the CBT's 40th Anniversary Season offers something for everyone. Season subscriptions are on sale now starting at just $135. For tickets please call the Box Office at 865-974-5161 or click clarencebrowntheatre.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Titan Theatre's KING LEAR Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Titan Theatre Company's final production of its critically acclaimed second season, Shakespeare's masterpiece, KING LEAR, begins tonight.The epic story of the 'Mad King' and his three daughters will run tonight, April 25 - May 11, 2014 at Queens Theatre, the borough's premiere performing arts venue. Titan Theatre Company Artistic Director Lenny Banovez, who previously helmed Titan's hit productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Henry V, will direct. Scroll down for some pictures of the cast and production team! (more...)

Terry Layman to Lead Titan Theatre Company's KING LEAR, 4/25-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Queens-based Titan Theatre Company will conclude it's critically acclaimed, award-winning second season with a signature take on Shakespeare's epic masterpiece King Lear. The production will play a limited run April 25 - May 11, 2014 at Queens Theatre, the borough's premiere performing arts venue. Titan Theatre Company Artistic Director Lenny Banovez, who previously helmed Titan's hit productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Henry V, will direct. (more...)

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