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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Duke City Rep's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Duke City Repertory Theatre will present William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream tonight, March 6-16, 2014 (Thurs through Sun), Todays-Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm. All performances will be held at The Cell Theatre at 700 1st St. NW Albuquerque, NM 87102. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division Theatre Department to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 4/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division Theatre Department presents William Shakespeare's magical comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, through Saturday, April 5, at the Malibu campus' Smothers Theatre. (more...)

Duke City Rep to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 3/6-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

Duke City Repertory Theatre presents A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Dr. John Hardy. The show will run March 6-16, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Lindsay, Rufus Hound & More in West End's DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which is currently playing at the Savoy Theatre, stars Olivier, Tony and BAFTA award winning Robert Lindsay (Me And My Girl, Becket, Oliver!, My Family) and Rufus Hound (One Man Two Guv'nors, Celebrity Juice,and the winner of the recent Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special) as the conmen Lawrence Jameson and Freddy Benson competing for the riches and the heart of the young impressionable heiress, Christine Colgate played by Katherine Kingsley (Singin' in the Rain), who was just nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Michael Grandage's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Samantha Bond (Passion Play, Amy's View, Downton Abbey, James Bond Outnumbered) plays Muriel Eubanks, a glamorous divorcee looking for love in Beaumont-sur-Mer on the French Riviera and John Marquez (Privates On Parade, The Taming of the Shrew, Doc Martin) plays Andre Thibault, Beaumont-sur-Mer's Chief of Police. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

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Terry Layman to Lead Titan Theatre Company's KING LEAR, 4/25-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 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...)

Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica And The Broad Stage Announce The 'Dreaming Of L.A. Package' To Kick-Off Season-Long Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica today announces its 'Dreaming of L.A. Package', as part of its season-long partnership with The Broad Stage. For travelers fantasizing about Los Angeles, Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica and The Broad Stage will make those dreams a reality with ocean view accommodations and tickets to see a Shakespearean classic with a twist, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

BSO Sets Cast for Symphonic Premiere of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/29-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

In a new collaboration with Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop bring together an all-star cast of stage, film and television for Director Edward Berkeley's adaptation of the William Shakespeare comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Featuring John Bolger of 'General Hospital' and Linda Powell of 'Chicago Fire,' Midsummer will premiere with the BSO on May 29 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and May 30 through June 1 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Please see below for casting and complete concert details. (more...)

Stevenson To Return To Young Vic In HAPPY DAYS In 2015
by Carrie Dunn - Mar 25, 2014

Juliet Stevenson returns to the Young Vic in February 2015 to reprise her mesmerising performance as Winnie in Natalie Abrahami's acclaimed production of Happy Days which sold out its first run in the Main House. David Beames returns to play Willie in a limited five-week run of Samuel Beckett's existential masterpiece. (more...)

The Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 4/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 2013-2014 season with George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream. A complete delight for all ages, this full-length ballet is based on William Shakespeare's comedy about the romantic adventures, quarrels and reunions of two pairs of mortal lovers and the king and queen of the fairies. Balanchine's Midsummer, which New York City Ballet premiered in 1962, was the first original evening-length ballet he choreographed in America. Staged by PNB Founding Artistic Director Francia Russell, PNB's production is an enchanted landscape where misunderstandings and mayhem weave tangled paths through the opulent layers of Martin Pakledinaz's designs and Balanchine's marvelously crafted partnerings. All ends well in Act II's wedding festivities with the recognition of ideal love, tenderly portrayed in an exquisite pas de deux. A Midsummer Night's Dream plays for eight performances only, April 11-19 at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center Tickets start at $28 and may be purchased by calling the PNB Box Office at 206. 441.2424, online at PNB.org, or in person at the PNB Box Office at 301 Mercer Street. (more...)

TATC's Education Through Theatre Program to Stage A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 4/4-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

TATC's Education through Theatre presents the enchanted world of William Shakespeare through A Midsummer Night's Dream, opening on April 4 at 7pm with shows on April 6th at 11:00am and 1:30pm, and April 7th at 1:30pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Kennedy Center's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is an Innovative Retelling of a Timeless Classic
by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 23, 2014

Helena's Act II lamentation in A Midsummer Night's Dream, 'O weary night, O long and tedious night, abate thy hours,' is not something anyone will ever say watching the Kennedy Center's current revival. This innovative production uses a synergy of human and puppet interaction to bring alive Shakespeare's timeless classic in a splendid production. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Casting for SHORT SHAKESPEARE! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 2/22-3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces casting for Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream, a 75-minute abridged production of William Shakespeare's whimsical comedy of misplaced young passions and magical mischief. This new adaptation by Jeff Award-winning director David H. Bell provides a quality, family-friendly introduction to Shakespeare with special opportunities for audiences to interact with the actors at every performance. In addition to public performances each Today, this production will welcome 1,000 students each day to the Theater's home on Navy Pier during its five-week run in the Courtyard Theater, followed by a tour to schools across the Midwest. Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream will be performed for the public Todays at 11:00 a.m. from February 22 to March 22 in CST's Courtyard Theater. After each performance, the actors remain on stage for a brief question-and-answer session, before joining the audience in the Lobby for one-on-one conversations and photo opportunities. (more...)

Peninsula Symphony Orchestra Presents THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Peninsula Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein, will continue its 65th anniversary season with a pair of concerts entitled 'Fountain of Youth' featuring the world premiere of a new Double Concerto for Cello, Clarinet and Orchestra by young composer and clarinetist Jonathan Russell with the composer and award-winning young cellist Nathan Chan as soloistsMarch 21 and 22 in San Mateo and Cupertino. The concerts will also include Grieg's In Autumn, the Intermezzo, Nocturne and Wedding March from Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream; Lalo's Cello Concerto with Nathan Chan and Debussy's Premiere Rapsodie for Clarinet and Orchestra with Jonathan Russell.The concerts will be given tonight, March 21, at 8 pm at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center and March 22, at 8 pm at Flint Center/DeAnza College. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Albuquerque - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, GOOD PEOPLE, IT ONLY TAKES A MOMENT and More Set for Asolo Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014, Asolo Repertory Theatre announced its 2014-2015 season and the third season of its ambitious five-year American Character Project, an in-depth exploration of the soul of this country's people, past and present. Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Director/Asolo Rep Associate Artistic Director Rep Greg Leaming presented both season line-ups to more than 350 patrons in Asolo Rep's Mertz Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FATAL ATTRACTION Sneak Peek!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Trevor Nunn directs a cast led by Natascha McElhone as Alex Forrest with Mark Bazeley as Dan Gallagher and Kristin Davis as his wife Beth, in the world stage premiere of Fatal Attraction written by James Dearden, opening at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 25 March 2014, with previews from 11 March. (more...)

Suffolk University to Present Boston Premiere of Rock Musical MIDSUMMER NIGHT, 4/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The Suffolk University Theatre Department presents a new rock musical by Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, Midsummer Night, loosely adapted from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, April 10-13 at the Modern Theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

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Richard Strauss's ARABELLA Returns to The Met, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Richard Strauss's Arabella will return to the Met April 3 for its first company performances since 2001, conducted by Philippe Auguin and featuring a principal cast of rising stars and artists new to the Met. Swedish soprano Malin Byström, who made a notable Met debut in Gounod's Faust two seasons ago, will take the central role of the charming and much-courted Arabella. German baritone Michael Volle, a leading exponent of dramatic baritone roles in Europe, makes his Met debut as Mandryka, the suitor who offers Arabella security and devotion. Three additional European stars, German soprano Juliane Banse and tenor Roberto Saccà and Austrian bass-baritone Martin Winkler, make their respective Met debuts as Arabella's sister, Zdenka; Matteo, the young man Zdenka pines for despite his infatuation with her sister; and Waldner, the sisters' destitute father. Arabella will be performed in a revival of Otto Schenk's 1983 production. Erin Wall, the Canadian soprano who sang Helena in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Met earlier this season, will star as Arabella in the April 24 performance. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - PROPELLER, Rose Theatre Kingston, March 11 2014
by Gary Naylor - Mar 13, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a very individual all-male production of Shakespeare's multi-layered comedy. (more...)

Olivier Nominee Gabrielle Joins Cast Of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Barry James, Josefina Gabrielle, Richard Dempsey and Kirsty Malpass will join the previously announced Alex Jennings (Willy Wonka) in the cast of the record-breaking West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

David Rabe's Revised HURLYBULY Ends Acclaimed Limited Off-Broadway Run Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2014

Variations Theatre Group's universally acclaimed production of David Rabe's HURLYBURLY will end its limited run tonight (Saturday) at The Chain Theatre. (more...)

The Queens Players Stage Punk Rock RICHARD III, Now thru 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

After critically acclaimed productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth, the Queens Players return to the Secret Theatre with a hardcore, punk rock, in-your-face version of William Shakespeare's Richard III. (more...)

BWW Blog: Music Plays the Role of Muse
by Guest Blogger: Dan McCleary - Feb 26, 2014

Music has always played the role of Muse for me as a stage director. Occasionally, when I am stuck creatively or wanting to be around the actors in the rehearsal room or need to assistance in focusing, I will play the same piece of music over and over. I have meditated on Dvorak when considering the relationship between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West in Vita & Virginia, on Bach's cello concertos when considering Julius Caesar, on Bartok when constructing A Midsummer Night's Dream, Zoe Keating for The Tempest, Rachmaninoff for Hamlet, and many others. (more...)

Stratford Festival Extends ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

The 2014 season is off to a strong start, with brisk advance ticket sales. To meet demand, the Stratford Festival is adding performances of Antony and Cleopatra and A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Chamber Play. (more...)

Molloy and Booth Join Cast Of FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Mark Arden as Fred, Ryan Molloy as Horace, Stefan Booth as Tosher, Christopher Ryan as Red Hot, Vivian Carter as Myrtle, Stevie Hutchinson as Ted/PC 2, John Olohan as Paddy, Gary Watson as Norman/PC 1 andJoanna Woodward as Margaret join the previously announced BAFTA nominated Jessie Wallace (EastEnders) as Lil, Gary Kemp (The Krays/ The Bodyguard/Spandau Ballet) as PC Collins, Sarah Middleton as Rosie, Ruth Alfie Adams as Brenda, Will Barton as Percy and Suzie Chard as Betty to complete the cast of Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

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Chicago Shakespeare Kicks Off SHORT SHAKESPEARE! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream, a 75-minute abridged production of William Shakespeare's whimsical comedy of misplaced young passions and magical mischief. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SHORT SHAKESPEARE! A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Chicago Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream, a 75-minute abridged production of William Shakespeare's whimsical comedy of misplaced young passions and magical mischief. Short Shakespeare! A Midsummer Night's Dream will be performed for the public Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. from February 22 to March 22 in CST's Courtyard Theater. After each performance, the actors remain on stage for a brief question-and-answer session, before joining the audience in the Lobby for one-on-one conversations and photo opportunities. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Wild Root Company Previews ROOM AT THE END OF THE HALL Workshop
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2014

The highly-anticipated March 2014 Manhattan workshop performances of Rocco Natale's 'powerful' new drama ROOM AT THE END OF THE HALL gets just a bit more exciting with the release of this haunting new teaser from the workshop's presenter. Tickets for the workshop presentations are now available at www.WildRoot.org. Check out a trailer for the project below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

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Clive Wood, Eve Best Take Title Roles In ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA At The Globe. From May 17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce full casting for Jonathan Munby's Antony & Cleopatra. Clive Wood will take the role of Marc Antony and Eve Best will play the alluringly ambiguous Cleopatra. The production also stars Jolyon Coy as Octavius Caesar, Phil Daniels as Enobarbus and Sirine Saba as Charmian. (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Presents ROMEO AND JULIET, 4/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents Romeo and Juliet with guest conductor Rossen Milanov on April 18-19, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The performances include Mendelssohn's Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Chausson's Poe?me for Violin and Orchestra and Barto?k's Rhapsody No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra with MSO Concertmaster Frank Almond, and selections from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet featuring Milwaukee Rep actors Max (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast and Crew of Titan Theatre's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Rehearsals began this week for Titan Theatre Company's final production of its critically acclaimed second season, Shakespeare's masterpiece, KING LEAR. The epic story of the 'Mad King' and his three daughters will 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. Scroll down for some pictures of the cast and production team! (more...)

TATC's Education Through Theatre Program Stages A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

TATC's Education through Theatre presents the enchanted world of William Shakespeare through A Midsummer Night's Dream, opening tonight, April 4 at 7pm with shows on April 6th at 11:00am and 1:30pm, and April 7th at 1:30pm. (more...)

OLIVIERS 2014: Preview - Best Supporting Actress
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 13, 2014

Nominees are Sharon D Clarke (The Amen Corner), Cecilia Noble (The Amen Corner), Katherine Kingsley (A Midsummer Night's Dream) and Sarah Greene (The Cripple of Inishmaan). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Casper (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 2013-2014 season with George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream. A complete delight for all ages, this full-length ballet is based on William Shakespeare's comedy about the romantic adventures, quarrels and reunions of two pairs of mortal lovers and the king and queen of the fairies. Balanchine's Midsummer, which New York City Ballet premiered in 1962, was the first original evening-length ballet he choreographed in America. Staged by PNB Founding Artistic Director Francia Russell, PNB's production is an enchanted landscape where misunderstandings and mayhem weave tangled paths through the opulent layers of Martin Pakledinaz's designs and Balanchine's marvelously crafted partnerings. All ends well in Act II's wedding festivities with the recognition of ideal love, tenderly portrayed in an exquisite pas de deux. A Midsummer Night's Dream plays for eight performances only, tonight, April 11-19 at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center Tickets start at $28 and may be purchased by calling the PNB Box Office at 206. 441.2424, online at PNB.org, or in person at the PNB Box Office at 301 Mercer Street. (more...)

Terry Layman to Return to Titan Theatre in KING LEAR, Running 4/25-5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 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 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...)

Suffolk University Presents Boston Premiere of Rock Musical MIDSUMMER NIGHT, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Suffolk University Theatre Department presents a new rock musical by Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, Midsummer Night, loosely adapted from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, today, April 10-13 at the Modern Theatre. (more...)

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