Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' production of A Midsummer Night's Dream opens at 8 p.m. on Fri., June 3, at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. Highlights to this year's production include the creative twist of twins in the role of Puck, original music composed by New York actor-musician Peter Mark Kendall and St. Louis-based The Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra, the unveiling of Schlafly 1616, a beer brewed specifically for the Festival, and a uniquely enthralling set design that features three stories of doors. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for New Musical GROUNDHOG DAY at the Old Vic
by Marianka Swain - May 9, 2016

Full casting is today announced for the world premiere of the new musical GROUNDHOG DAY, which previews at the Old Vic from July 11 with a press night on August 16. Carlyss Peer will play Rita Hanson, alongside the previously announced Andy Karl in the role of Phil Connors. Eugene McCoy plays cameraman Larry, and the ensemble cast includes Leo Andrew, David Birch, Ste Clough, Roger Dipper, Georgina Hagen, Kieran Jae, Julie Jupp, Andrew Langtree, Vicki Lee Taylor, Emma Lindars, Antonio Magro, Carolyn Maitland, Kirsty Malpass, Lisa Mathieson,  Jenny O'Leary, Leanne Pinder, Mark Pollard, Damien Poole, Jack Shalloo, Andrew Spillett and Spencer Stafford. (more...)

St. Dunstan's Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

?Even if you've seen A Midsummer Night's Dream before, you've probably never seen it like this.  Because you can't get any closer to the play's natural setting than the outdoor Cranbrook Greek Theatre. (more...)

Slipstream Theatre Initiative Presents Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2016

What happens when you put the magic and romance of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream into a night at the hottest gay nightclub in town? Nothing short of hilarity, glitter and true fabulosity will ensue! Come join Slipstream Theatre Initiative, as we celebrate Pride Month with the Bard's classic, set in the only place where fairies become bartenders, elvish monarchs turn into drag queens, a shot boy named Puck serves elderflower cocktails, and the butt of the joke is everyone's favorite Bottom! Follow two sets of hapless lovers as they enter Wood's- the only gay bar around Athens, Ohio. If that wasn't enough, the cast is all-male as male! Watch as they all learn more about self-identity, the fickleness of love, and the power of dance to emerge, unscathed and truer to themselves the next day. Featuring a new adaptation of the script, Slipstream looks to blur the lines between magic and social expectations as we sashay the night away! (more...)

Helen George's AFTER MISS JULIE Comes To Richmond Theatre in July
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2016

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents a brand new version of Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie, with Helen George, Richard Flood and Amy Cudden at Richmond Theatre from Mon 11 to Sat 16 July as part of a UK tour, prior to a West End transfer. (more...)

92Y to Host One-Night-Only Performance of THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

In honor of NYC Pride 2016, 92Y presents a one-night-only performance of The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, the award-winning play written and performed by James Lecesne, directed by Tony Speciale, with original music by Spring Awakening's Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik. The play has scenic design by Jo Winiarski, lighting design by Matt Richards, sound design by Christian Frederickson, projection design by Aaron Rhyne, original animation & photography by Matthew Sandager, and costumes by Paul Marlow. (more...)

GAME OF THRONES' Rose Leslie and Stage Vet Sara Stewart to Lead CONTRACTIONS at the Crucible
by Jessica Khan - May 19, 2016

GAME OF THRONES star Rose Leslie and stage and screen actress Sara Stewart will star in Mike Barlett's CONTRACTIONS at the Crucible this summer. (more...)

Full Cast Set for Trevor Nunn's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at New Wolsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

?Today, rehearsals have begun for Sir Trevor Nunn's production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, running at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich from Thursday 16 June to Saturday 9 July 2016. (more...)

Sian Polhill-Thomas, Luke Shaw & More to Star in VASSA ZHELEZNOVA at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Casting has been confirmed for the world premiere of a new version of Maxim Gorky's Vassa Zheleznova, coming to Southwark Playhouse. The production will run Wednesday 15 June - Saturday 9 July 2016, with an official opening scheduled for Friday, 17 June 2016 at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of Miami City Ballet's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Miami City Ballet's landmark 30th Anniversary Season culminates with an unprecedented reimagining of George Balanchine's magical full-evening ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Check out a first look below! (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Offer A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Pre-show Children's Activity
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

American Repertory Ballet is pleased to announce it has scheduled a pre-show activity for children prior to its performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream at Raritan Valley Community College on March 19. The activity will begin at 2 p.m., one hour prior to the start of the performance. Children can enjoy our dress-up and photo station in the lobby, trying on real costumes that range from wands to wings to elf hats! We'll have everything a woodland creature or fairy needs! (more...)

Miami City Ballet to Present Reimagined A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Adrienne Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

On March 18th, the Adrienne Arsht Center's curtains will open to the highly anticipated reimagined production of Miami City Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Including all-new sets and costumes by famed artist Michele Oka Doner and dramatic direction by playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, the unprecedented performance will bring Miami City Ballet's landmark 30th Anniversary Season to a close. (more...)

Brian Brooks Set for Residency at Chicago's Harris Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance has appointed choreographer Brian Brooks its first ever Choreographer in Residence. This Residency provides $600,000 over three years that will fund choreographer compensation, commissioning, and production support. The new Residency will provide encouragement and allow choreographers to focus on creating one-to-three new works each season without the constraints of financial pressures, while providing financial support to mount and produce the new works set upon regional, national, and international dance companies. (more...)

BWW Interview: Boiling Point Players Stages A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM With An All-Female Cast
by Katricia Lang - Mar 30, 2016

The Boiling Point Players presents the A Midsummer Night's Dream mixtape replete with dance breaks and an all-female cast. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 3/20/2016 - 3/27/2016
by BWW - Mar 27, 2016

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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 27, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Photo Flash: MCB's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Features Michele Oka Doner's Ocean-Inspired Costumes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Miami City Ballet's landmark 30th Anniversary Season culminates with an unprecedented reimagining of George Balanchine's magical full-evening ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Balanchine's classic choreography is the vehicle for Shakespeare's timeless tale of love, magic and illusion, with ravishing music by Felix Mendelssohn (including the famous 'Wedding March'). This reimagining includes all-new sets and costumes by artist Michele Oka Doner, and dramatic direction by playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. BroadwayWorld has photos of Doner's stunning costumes in action below! (more...)

Polarity Ensemble Theatre Presents Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Polarity Ensemble Theatre presents an innovative interpretation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the bard's most popular comedy. Director Ann Keen sets the production in an America of the early 1960's, a time of distinctive transition in our culture, as music, morality, and racial relations began a revolution. Like Ann's HAMLET (which won Polarity the honor of Best Emerging Theatre Company from the Chicago Reader) and her A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, this production will be infused with music. It plays April 20 through May 22, 2015 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, where the eleven year old Polarity is a resident company. Tickets are available at www.petheatre.com or by calling the box office at 773-404-7336. The press opening is Friday, April 22 at 8:00 PM. Press tickets are available by request from Richard Engling (847-293-7705, richard@petheatre.com). (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company to Bring A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Marlowe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

THE ROYAL Shakespeare Company bring A Midsummer Night's Dream to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month (April). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at WHAT and Peregrine Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Wellfleet Harbor Actor's Theater presents William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in a co-production with Peregrine Theatre Ensemble. Directed by Jeffry George and Christopher Ostrom, the play runs now through April 3, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rare Publicity Photos of Judi Dench, Helen Mirren and Diana Rigg in Racy '68 Film, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Michael Dale - Mar 21, 2016

David Farrell's rarely seen publicity photos are part of 'Shakespeare in Art: Tempests, Tyrants and Tragedy' at Compton Verney. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MCCC Theatre's Student Adaptation of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Academic Theatre Company will present an original adaptation of Shakespeare's classic A Midsummer Night's Dream at Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times are Fridays, April 1 and 8 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, April 2 and 9 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, April 3 and 10 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Phillipa Soo & Bradley Whitford Set for Juilliard Gala A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

On Monday, April 25, 2016, faculty member and alumnus Alan Gilbert (Juilliard Pre-College '85, MM '94) conducts the Juilliard Orchestra in an evening weaving together the words of William Shakespeare with the music of Felix Mendelssohn in A Midsummer Night's Dream featuring actors Phillipa Soo (Hamilton on Broadway) and Bradley Whitford (The West Wing and Amazon's Transparent). Joining them will be current students and distinguished alumni. (more...)

Experience Theatre Project to Stage A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at The Round
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Experience Theatre Project, in conjunction with the City of Beaverton and The Round in Beaverton, present Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Round, June 24- July 10, 2016. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 3/6/2016 - 3/13/2016
by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

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BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, February 29 2016
by Gary Naylor - Mar 1, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a production of a Shakespearean classic that starts unconventionally and spins off into mayhem! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Great Lakes Theater's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, Now Playing!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2016

Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, commences the second half its 2016-17 season with Agatha Christie's classic mystery thriller, And Then There Were None. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 26 - March 20, 2016. Charles Fee, GLT's Producing Artistic Director, directs the production. And Then There Were None is presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. (more...)


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WHAT to Open 2016 Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 3/17-4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater opens the 2016 Theater Season with the first Shakespeare production this theater has ever done in its 32 year history. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," opening March 17 and running through April 3, is co-produced with Peregrine Theater Ensemble and directed by Jeffry George and Christopher Ostrom. The cast is Adam Berry, Ben Berry, Hope Cervantes, Amanda Cate Fuller, Holly Hansen, Cynthia Harrington, Amy Jo Jackson, Nat Taylor, Claire Tyers and Nathan Winkelstein. (more...)

West End's WELCOME HOME, CAPTAIN FOX! Will Launch at Donmar Warehouse, Feb. 18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Welcome Home, Captain Fox!, Anthony Weigh's new version of Jean Anouilh's hit 1937 comedy Le Voyageur Sans Bagage, will begin previews at The Donmar Warehouse from Thursday 18 February . The production is directed by Blanche McIntyre, and a cast that includes Michelle Asante, Barnaby Kay, Rory Keenan, Katherine Kingsley, Trevor Laird, Sian Thomas, Danny Webb, Fenella Woolgar and Daniel York. (more...)

Trevor Nunn to Helm A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at New Wolsey Theatre This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

This summer, Sir Trevor Nunn returns to his home town of Ipswich to direct William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the New Wolsey Theatre running from Thursday 16 June to Saturday 9 July 2016. (more...)

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television to Stage Reimagined A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT) announced today a new production of Shakepeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, set to open Friday, March 4 at UCLA TFT's Little Theater. The play, directed by UCLA TFT Visiting Associate Professor Ellen Lauren, co-artistic director of New York's SITI Company, will feature second- and third-year M.F.A. graduate acting students from the UCLA TFT Department of Theater. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 2/14/2016 - 2/21/2016
by BWW - Feb 21, 2016

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Return to Original Home at Berkeley Castle This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Today 19th February 2016 marks the 420th anniversary of the wedding between Lord Thomas Berkeley and Elizabeth Carey - the wedding for which William Shakespeare wrote one of the most successful plays in theatre history - A Midsummer Night's Dream. The play was performed for the very first time at the wedding, and in July 2016 will return to Berkeley Castle for what will be a history-making production of this play. (more...)

Kansas City Ballet's 2016-17 Season to Feature A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the 2016-2017 season. The 59th season will open with the full length, lighthearted Shakespearian frolic, A Midsummer Night's Dream, choreography by Bruce Wells with music by Felix Mendelssohn. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Maxwell, Wilmot, Attwater In END OF THE RAINBOW!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

First images are released today of End of the Rainbow, which opens at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester this Thursday ahead of a 5-month UK Tour. The production features Lisa Maxwell as Judy Garland, Gary Wilmot as Anthony and Sam Attwater as Mickey. (more...)

Spiro and Kind Join Tompsett In Phoenix West End Transfer Of GUYS AND DOLLS!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Following critical acclaim at the Savoy Theatre, the Chichester Festival Theatre revival of Guys and Dolls will be extending its run at the Phoenix Theatre from 19 March 2016. Casting for the West End extension includes multiple Olivier Award-winning actress Samantha Spiro (Hello Dolly) as Miss Adelaide, Richard Kind (Disney/Pixar's BAFTA award-wining Inside Out) as Nathan Detroit and Oliver Tompsett (Wicked) as Sky Masterson. Continuing in their roles from the Savoy to the Phoenix Theatre are Siubhan Harrison as Sarah Brown, and Gavin Spokes as Nicely Nicely Johnson. (more...)

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

? Renowned New York actress and Olivier nominee Nancy Anderson will play the role of Titania in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, June 3-26, at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park.  This marks the company's 16th season of free, outdoor, professional theatre in the park.  Preview performances are scheduled June 1-2.  Performances run nightly, except Tuesdays, and begin at 8 p.m.  (more...)

BWW Review: Ohio State Department of Theatre Revives Romance in Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Amanda Etchison - Feb 15, 2016

Love was in the air this weekend at the Lincoln Theatre in Columbus when the Ohio State Department of Theatre presented its reimagined version of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." A sense of magic and unpredictable mischief, paired with energetic performances from the student actors in the production, defined OSU's take on this romantic classic. (more...)

Photo Flash: AVENUE Q Comes to Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2016

A NAUGHTY musical romp through the ABCs of life - described as "Sesame Street for adults" - is the latest offering from Dark Psychic Productions. Directed by Jayde Clark at Phoenix Theatre, Avenue Q is an outrageous parody that is confronting while having a child-like direct and honest appeal. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Sir Trevor Nunn to Helm A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in Ipswich This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

This summer, Sir Trevor Nunn returns to his home town of Ipswich to direct William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the New Wolsey Theatre running from Thursday 16 June to Saturday 9 July 2016. (more...)

Freddie Fox, Maddy Hill & More to Appear in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Simon Evans - director of the acclaimed Bug and The Dazzle at London's Found111 - brings his irreverent, mischievous and wildly creative interpretation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream to Southwark Playhouse for a limited five week run from Tuesday 31 May until Friday 1 July 2016. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre to Present Tennessee Williams' SUMMER AND SMOKE, 4/22-5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, April 22 with a preview on Thursday, April 21. The production runs through May 15, 2016. Set in Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, the story centers on a young woman's sexual awareness as it evolves from chaste modesty to desire. First staged on Broadway in 1948, the show was not well received. A 1952 revival at Circle in the Square Theatre featuring a legendary performance by Geraldine Page received rave reviews and was credited with beginning the Off-Broadway movement. Stu Falconer, one of six New York actors to form Barksdale Theatre (now Virginia Rep) in 1953, left his job as the stage manager of that Circle in the Square production to move to Virginia. (more...)

BWW Review: SH*T-FACED SHAKESPEARE: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Leicester Square Theatre, April 26 2016
by Gary Naylor - Apr 27, 2016

Gary Naylor sees a show that places an actor who is somewhat the worse for wear into Shakespeare's most loved play and then sees what comes of it - the title admirably clear! (more...)

Noel Coward's Hay Fever Opens May 5th at The Texas Repertory Theatre
by Louisa Brady - Apr 24, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues its 11th Anniversary "Emerging Visions" Season with a Noel Coward's sparkling romantic comedy Hay Fever, running May 5th - 29th. (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Patrick Stewart Honors William Shakespeare For The 400th Anniversary of His Passing
by Michael Dale - Apr 22, 2016

One of the world's great Shakespearean actors recites one of his favorite speeches. (more...)

OFFLINE Productions to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 6/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

OFFLINE Productions invites you to journey with us into the magical world of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream June 9th - 26th at Theatre 80 St. Mark, in the heart of New York's East Village.  (more...)

Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Wichita Shakespeare Company
by Alison Bridget Chambers - Apr 19, 2016

Wichita Shakespeare Company is pleased to announce the cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Zoe Burke and Michael Webber. Check out http://www.wichitashakespearecompany.org/ (more...)

Noel Coward's HAY FEVER Opens at Texas Repertory Theatre This May
by Louisa Brady - Apr 17, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues its 11th Anniversary "Emerging Visions" Season with a Noel Coward's sparkling romantic comedy Hay Fever, running through May 29th. (more...)

CSC2 to Stage A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Babson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), resident theatre at Babson College, announces A Midsummer Night's Dream as the second production by the CSC2 company, an ensemble of young professional actors in residence with CSC for the 2016 season. Directed by CSC Associate Director Adam Sanders, community performances (90 minutes) will be held Friday, May 6, 8:00 pm; and Saturday, May 7 at 3:00 pm (sold-out school matinees May 4 - 10) at the Carling-Sorenson Theatre at Babson College, 231 Forest Street, Wellesley. Tickets to community performances are $20 and general admission. For more information, visit commshakes.org or call OvationTix customer at 866-811-4111. (more...)

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