Canterbury Tales

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Eugene O'Neill Theatre (New York, NY)
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Based on a translation from Geoffrey Chaucer by Nevill Coghill

Canterbury Tales, teatro musical en inglés para toda la familia en los Teatros del Canal
by Javier A. Gabrielssön - Oct 11, 2013

Los Teatros del Canal acogeran la representacion de una de las obras mas tradicionales de la literatura anglosajona de la mano de Rebeca Cobos y la compañia Parlon, los dias 19 y 26 de octubre en la sala Verde. (more...)

Kevin Kling's TALES FROM THE CHARRED UNDERBELLY OF THE YULE LOG Set for the Guthrie, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

The Guthrie will again host nationally acclaimed humorist, actor and playwright Kevin Kling and his celebrated one-man show Tales from the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log on Monday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will end with a public book and CD signing on Level One of the Guthrie. Single tickets are $28 ($23 for students and seniors) and are now on sale through the Guthrie Box Office at 612.377.2224, toll-free 877.44.STAGE, 612.225.6244 (Group Sales) and online at www.guthrietheater.org. (more...)

Young Composers Featured in Colony Theatre's GOT MUSICAL Program Today
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

A new musical theatre composer -- '21 years old'? No, it's not a typo: in fact there are three of them in the got musical program for May 6 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, an evening of highlights of this year's season of development at the New Musicals Initiative and the Academy For New Musical Theatre. Actually, they're 21, 22 and 23 years old and they're the winners of the New Voices Project at ANMT, sponsored in part by Walt Disney Imagineering. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

Outdoor Shakespeare Returns to Raleigh with TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Bare Theatre concludes its bombastic ninth season with Two Noble Kinsmen: Fire & Shadows, a theatre/circus spectacle with food trucks in the beautiful outdoor setting beside the Raleigh Rose Garden. Following the critical and popular success of last summer's The Comedy of Errors, the company again teams up with Raleigh circus school Cirque de Vol Studios for a night of stunning drama, thrilling circus acts, pyrotechnics and shadow play. Alan Hall of CVNC said of The Comedy of Errors: (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Hosts Day Trip to Peddler's Village Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Today, May 22, the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company is sponsoring a day-away at Peddler's Village, located four miles from New Hope, Pennsylvania. The bus will pick up passengers at two locations: The Big Lots in North Cape May at 7:15 a.m., and Pier One Imports at 7:45 a.m. in Cape May Court House, with an arrival at Peddler's Village around 10:30 a.m. The cost includes the bus trip to/from Peddler's Village and Penn's Village Outlets in Lahaska, PA, and lunch at the Cock 'n Bull Restaurant. The bus leaves the Village at 4:30 p.m., arriving back in Cape May between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. (more...)

TWO NOBLE KINSMEN: FIRE AND SHADOWS Joins Raleigh Little Theatre's 2014-15 Season, 5/23-31
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Two Noble Kinsmen: Fire and Shadows will run May 23-31, 2014 at 8:00pm at Raleigh Little Theatre, 301 Pogue St Raleigh, NC 27607. By William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, the show is co-produced with Bare Theatre and directed by G. Todd Buker. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

This May, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to 'Complete the Canon' by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. The final play needed to 'Complete the Canon' is William Shakespeare's 'The Two Noble Kinsmen', which CSC will open tonight, May 2, 2014. This production is generously sponsored by Charles Parsons and Bill McKim and the Canon Club. The design sponsor is PNC Bank. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sandy Duncan and Kevyn Morrow in North Carolina Theatre's DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

North Carolina Theatre (NCT), the region's premier producer of professional Broadway shows, is excited to announce that Sandy Duncan has been cast in the title role of Driving Miss Daisy, playing Fletcher Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, May 2-11, 2014. (more...)

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

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

Outdoor Shakespeare Returns to Raleigh with TWO NOBLE KINSMEN, 5/23 - 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Bare Theatre concludes its bombastic ninth season with Two Noble Kinsmen: Fire & Shadows, a theatre/circus spectacle with food trucks in the beautiful outdoor setting beside the Raleigh Rose Garden. Following the critical and popular success of last summer's The Comedy of Errors, the company again teams up with Raleigh circus school Cirque de Vol Studios for a night of stunning drama, thrilling circus acts, pyrotechnics and shadow play. Alan Hall of CVNC said of The Comedy of Errors: (more...)

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

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

RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES Transfer to the Aldwych Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company's sell-out productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies transfer to the Aldwych Theatre from tonight, 1 May, for a strictly limited season until 6 September. (more...)

RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES to Transfer to the Aldwych Theatre, May 1-Sept 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced that the sell-out productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies will transfer to the Aldwych Theatre from 1 May for a strictly limited season until 6 September. RSC Members Priority Booking opens at 10am on Thursday 6 March. Public Booking opens at 10am on Monday 10 March. (more...)

EXTRAORDINARY EXTREMITIES to Play Off-Broadway's Soho Playhouse, Begin. 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Soho Playhouse, the downtown Off-Broadway theatre located at 15 Vandam Street, will present the world premiere of EXTRAORDINARY EXTREMITIES with previews beginning April 4 prior to an official press opening of April 13 it has been announced by producer Darren Lee Cole. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company to Host Day Trip to Peddler's Village, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

On Thursday, May 22, the award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company is sponsoring a day-away at Peddler's Village, located four miles from New Hope, Pennsylvania. The bus will pick up passengers at two locations: The Big Lots in North Cape May at 7:15 a.m., and Pier One Imports at 7:45 a.m. in Cape May Court House, with an arrival at Peddler's Village around 10:30 a.m. The cost includes the bus trip to/from Peddler's Village and Penn's Village Outlets in Lahaska, PA, and lunch at the Cock 'n Bull Restaurant. The bus leaves the Village at 4:30 p.m., arriving back in Cape May between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. (more...)

TWO NOBLE KINSMEN: FIRE AND SHADOWS Joins Raleigh Little Theatre's 2014-15 Season, 5/23-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Two Noble Kinsmen: Fire and Shadows will run May 23-31, 2014 at 8:00pm at Raleigh Little Theatre, 301 Pogue St Raleigh, NC 27607. By William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, the show is co-produced with Bare Theatre and directed by G. Todd Buker. (more...)

Fells Point Corner Theatre to Stage TOP GIRLS, 4/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents TOP GIRLS by Caryl Churchill, in a production directed by Richard Barber. (more...)

THE RAP GUIDE TO EVOLUTION Adds 7 June Performance at Fairfax Studio
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Following a five month sold-out season off-Broadway, New York-based Canadian - born rapper Baba Brinkman is preparing to shake up Melbourne with The Rap Guide to Evolution at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio on Friday 6 June and Saturday 7 June 2014. As part of a national tour Arts Centre Melbourne, in association with Merrigong Theatre Company, presents a unique species of hip-hop theatre combining the wit, poetry and charisma of a great rapper with the accuracy of a scientific expert to communicate the facts of evolution and origins of hip-hop culture. (more...)

Billie Piper Leads Cast Of Richard Bean's GREAT BRITAIN At National Theatre, Opens June 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Richard Bean's fast and furious new play is an anarchic satire about the press, the police and the political establishment. Billie Piper plays Paige Britain, ambitious young news editor of The Free Press, a tabloid newspaper locked in a never-ending battle for more readers. (more...)

Russell Grant to Star in the UK Fringe Premiere of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, Oct 1-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Russell Grant, star of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing and one the country's best loved celebrities, is to star as the mysterious and sinister Mrs Meers in the UK fringe premiere of the six-time Tony Award-winning tap dancing musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie. (more...)

Stance Theatre's DRAG KING RICHARD III Comes to Riverside Studios, July 28-Aug 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Following a highly acclaimed run at the Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Stance Theatre presents a powerful Richard III ahead of other summer blockbuster productions. Drag King Richard III explores the complexity of switching gender as lead character Laurie embarks on the challenging journey of transitioning from female to male. (more...)

Reed Birney and Nikki M. James to Read NUDE STUDY at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Reed Birney, nominated for a Tony Award in Casa Valentina, and Nikki M. James, winner of the Tony Award for The Book of Mormon will appear in a reading of Ken Kaissar's new play Nude Study at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios (311 West 43rd Street, 8th Floor) on Friday, June 20 at 2:00 PM. Directed by Evan T. Cummings, they will be joined by Deirdre O'Connell, who was seen recently in Circle Mirror Transformation, Lisa Joyce, whose credits include Red Light Winter, and Tobias Segal, who was seen in From Up Here at Manhattan Theatre Club. For reservations to the free reading contact nudestudyplay@gmail.com. (more...)

Peter Lovesey Honored with Strand Lifetime Achievement Award in Advance of His Latest Novel, THE STONE WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Peter Lovesey Honored with Strand Lifetime Achievement Award in advance of the latest novel in his masterful Peter Diamond series. (more...)

Ronni Ancona, Melanie Ash, Alecky Blythe and More Confirmed for LITTLE REVOLUTION at the Almeida, Aug 26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Casting is announced for the world premiere of Alecky Blythe's new play inspired by the 2011 London riots, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins. This is Alecky's first new London production after the success of London Road at the National Theatre. (more...)

Philosophy and Religion Intermarried in PHIILO OF RELI
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

Award-winning poet Nosael Gy Gleason observed that people are appreciative, or at least tolerant, of others with different preferences in food, dress, and the like. However, when it comes to religion, common sense for the welfare of others, for the betterment of humanity or for promoting peace gets replaced by a sense of righteousness and bitter judgment. Hence, a new book entitled Philo of Reli has materialized that will compel readers to question the reality of knowing, of believing, and of deciding whether philosophy - which at times contributes to the confusion - and religion could be intermarried. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters—a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. The brilliantly colored panels come from one of the great surviving series of medieval stained glass, and the exhibition represents the first time they have left the cathedral precincts since their creation in 1178–80. (more...)

Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral on View in RADIANT LIGHT at The Cloisters, Beg. 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters-a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Casting for Premiere of BANK JOB by John Kolvenbach
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) today announced casting for its first main stage production of the 2014 season, Bank Job, a world premiere by award-winning playwright John Kolvenbach. Leicester Landon, Alexandra Lawrence, Michael Muller, William Earl Ray, and Marshall York will star in this comedy, running Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, March 2 at Amphibian's theater at 120 S. Main Street. Jessica Bauman will direct the production. (more...)

Playwright John Kolvenbach to Attend World Premiere of His Play BANK JOB at Amphibian Stage Productions, 2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) opens its first main stage production of the 2014 season, Bank Job, a world premiere by award-winning playwright John Kolvenbach. Leicester Landon, Alexandra Lawrence, Michael Muller, William Earl Ray, and Marshall York will star in this comedy, running Thursday, February 13 through Sunday, March 2 at Amphibian's theater at 120 S. Main Street. Jessica Bauman will direct the production. (more...)

Webb And Heap Take Over In JEEVES AND WOOSTER: PERFECT NONSENSE!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

Comedy stars Mark Heap and Robert Webb will head to the West End to play the roles of Jeeves and Wooster in the five-star hit Perfect Nonsense taking over from Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen from 7 April 2014. Mark Hadfield will continue in the role of Seppings alongside Heap and Webb. (more...)

Pointless Theatre Company Receives John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

theatreWashington has announced that the 2014 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company will be presented to Pointless Theatre, an ensemble of young artists who work collaboratively to write, design, promote, and produce theatrical works that pair live performers with imaginative puppetry. (more...)

Custom Made Theatre to Present Churchill's TOP GIRLS, 3/20-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Custom Made Theatre has assembled a cast of dangerously funny women to romp through Caryl Churchill's biting social satire, Top Girls, directed by Laura Lundy-Paine. The girls run amok at the Gough Street Playhouse, 1620 Gough Street in San Francisco, March 20 through April 13, 2014. (more...)

Met Museum Opens RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening today, February 25 at The Cloisters-a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters—a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. The brilliantly colored panels come from one of the great surviving series of medieval stained glass, and the exhibition represents the first time they have left the cathedral precincts since their creation in 1178–80. (more...)

Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral on View in RADIANT LIGHT at The Cloisters, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters-a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. (more...)

Sandy Duncan to Star in North Carolina Theatre's DRIVING MISS DAISY this Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

North Carolina Theatre (NCT), the region's premier producer of professional Broadway shows, has announced that Sandy Duncan has been cast in the title role of Driving Miss Daisy, playing Fletcher Auditorium in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, May 2-11, 2014. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters—a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. The brilliantly colored panels come from one of the great surviving series of medieval stained glass, and the exhibition represents the first time they have left the cathedral precincts since their creation in 1178–80. (more...)

Playwright John Kolvenbach Attends World Premiere of His Play BANK JOB at Amphibian Stage Productions Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) opens its first main stage production of the 2014 season, Bank Job, a world premiere by award-winning playwright John Kolvenbach. Leicester Landon, Alexandra Lawrence, Michael Muller, William Earl Ray, and Marshall York will star in this comedy, running tonight, February 13 through Sunday, March 2 at Amphibian's theater at 120 S. Main Street. Jessica Bauman will direct the production. (more...)

RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Ben Miles will play Thomas Cromwell and Lucy Briers will play Katherine of Aragon in the Royal Shakespeare Company's much-anticipated double bill of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, adapted by Mike Poulton. (more...)

RSC Announces Full Cast of WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES at Swan Theatre,Today-March 29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The world premiere stage version of Hilary Mantel's multi award-winning novels about the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell and Anne Boleyn has now been cast and starts rehearsals shortly before starting previews in the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in December. (more...)

EXTRAORDINARY EXTREMITIES Begins Tonight a Soho Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Soho Playhouse, the downtown Off-Broadway theatre located at 15 Vandam Street, will present the world premiere of EXTRAORDINARY EXTREMITIES with previews beginning tonight, April 4 prior to an official press opening of April 13 it has been announced by producer Darren Lee Cole. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Cincinnati S This May, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to 'Complete the Canon' by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. The final play needed to 'Complete the Canon' is William Shakespeare's 'The Two Noble Kinsmen', which CSC will open on May 2, 2014. This production is generously sponsored by Charles Parsons and Bill McKim and the Canon Club. The design sponsor is PNC Bank. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

BWW Review: Boston Theater Top to Bottom
by Nancy Grossman - Apr 24, 2014

There's something beautifully poetic in juxtaposing two current offerings by small theater companies in Boston. Bad Habit Productions celebrates ambitious women in Caryl Churchill's TOP GIRLS at the Boston Center for the Arts, while Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans are light years removed from Walt Disney in SNOW WHITE AND THE 7 BOTTOMS at Machine Nightclub in the shadow of Fenway Park. (more...)

THE RAP GUIDE TO EVOLUTION Set for Fairfax Studio, 6-7 June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Following a five month sold-out season off-Broadway, New York-based Canadian - born rapper Baba Brinkman is preparing to shake up Melbourne with The Rap Guide to Evolution at Arts Centre Melbourne's Fairfax Studio on Friday 6 June and Saturday 7 June 2014. As part of a national tour Arts Centre Melbourne, in association with Merrigong Theatre Company, presents a unique species of hip-hop theatre combining the wit, poetry and charisma of a great rapper with the accuracy of a scientific expert to communicate the facts of evolution and origins of hip-hop culture. (more...)

Young Composers to Be Featured in Colony Theatre's GOT MUSICAL Program, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

A new musical theatre composer -- '21 years old'? No, it's not a typo: in fact there are three of them in the got musical program for May 6 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, an evening of highlights of this year's season of development at the New Musicals Initiative and the Academy For New Musical Theatre. Actually, they're 21, 22 and 23 years old and they're the winners of the New Voices Project at ANMT, sponsored in part by Walt Disney Imagineering. (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare's THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN Opens 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Cincinnati S This May, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to become one of the first five theaters in the United States to "Complete the Canon" by producing all 38 plays by William Shakespeare. The final play needed to "Complete the Canon" is William Shakespeare's "The Two Noble Kinsmen", which CSC will open on May 2, 2014. This production is generously sponsored by Charles Parsons and Bill McKim and the Canon Club. The design sponsor is PNC Bank. (more...)

Fells Point Corner Theatre Stages TOP GIRLS, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents TOP GIRLS by Caryl Churchill, in a production directed by Richard Barber. (more...)

FPCT Presents Caryl Churchill's TOP GIRLS, 4/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents Top Girls, by Caryl Churchill. This production is directed by Richard Barber and opens this Friday. It runs until April 27th. (more...)

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