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Full Cast Announced for Seattle Shakespeare's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA and JULIUS CAESAR, 7/10-8/10
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Casting is announced for Seattle Shakespeare Company's free Wooden O productions of The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Julius Caesar which start performances on Thursday, July 10. Both productions will perform in park venues throughout King County (please see attached schedule) and then transfer to Walla Walla, WA as part of Shakespeare Walla Walla. (more...)

Compagnia de' Colombari and The Studio for Art, Faith and History to Present ORFEO IN ORVIETO, July 4-6
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

COMPAGNIA DE' COLOMBARI and THE STUDIO FOR ART, FAITH AND HISTORY are pleased to announce the international production of ORFEO IN ORVIETO, conceived by Karin Coonrod and John Conklin, based on the opera Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, with musical arrengements and conducted by Gina Leishman, directed by Coonrod. ORFEO IN ORVIETO will play Friday, July 4th, Saturday, July 5th and Sunday, July 6th at 8:30 PM at the Palazzo Simoncelli in Orvieto, Italy. (more...)

Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser to Star in CITY OF ANGELS at Donmar Warehouse, Fall 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser, who are engaged in real life, will be playing the lead couple in CITY OF ANGELS, directed by Josie Rourke at the Donmar Warehouse this fall. Performances begin October 4, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Characters of Guerrilla Shakespeare's AND TO THE REPUBLIC on Magazine Covers!
by Louisa Brady - May 30, 2014

Our American republic has weathered political strife, assassinations, even a civil war - but what if the conspiracy came from the top? It happened in Rome on March 15th, 44 BCE, and the most powerful country on earth -a republic that had endured for more than 400 years - slipped in the waiting arms of an empire. The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project takes Shakespeare's version of that infamous moment in history - as told in Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, and Coriolanus - and strips them down before rebuilding them from the ground up to examine the ramifications of the assassination of a President by setting original text against a contemporary 24-hour news cycle. (more...)

ON THE VERGE Plays New Repertory Theatre, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces ON THE VERGE by Eric Overmyer. Directed by Jim Petosa, ON THE VERGE performs in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, in Watertown, MA. Tickets are $28 -$60 and may be purchased by calling the box office at 617-923-8487 or online at newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. The press performance is tonight, May 5 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Fraser and Craig Confirmed For CITY OF ANGELS As Donmar Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Donmar Artistic Director Josie Rourke today announced three new productions: My Night With Reg; an all-female Henry IV and City of Angels, starring Hadley Fraser and Rosalie Craig (more...)

BWW Blog: Coriolanus and the Humane Questions of War
by Guest Blogger: Dan McCleary - May 27, 2014

I cannot begin to imagine the fear that must overwhelm people in battle. And then to attempt to imagine a person taking action while overwhelmed with that fear, the action always with someone's mortality at stake, is more than I can bear. (more...)

Guerrilla Shakespeare Project Opens AND TO THE REPUBLIC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project presents AND TO THE REPUBLIC, a modern political thriller created and inspired by reconstructing Shakespeare's famous Roman plays - Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, and Coriolanus - like never seen before. Directed by Geordie Broadwater (Brack's Last Bachelor Party, You May Go Now). AND TO THE REPUBLIC officially opens tonight, May 24, 2014 at the WorkShop's Main Stage (312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor) and runs through Saturday, June 7, 2014. (more...)

The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project Presents AND TO THE REPUBLIC, 5/24 - 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

On the day of the Bard's 450th birthday, The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project announces AND TO THE REPUBLIC, a modern political thriller created and inspired by reconstructing Shakespeare's famous Roman plays - Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, and Coriolanus – like never seen before. (more...)

Breaking: Jessica Chastain to Star in Second Season of HBO's TRUE DETECTIVE?
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2014

Jessica Chastain has been offered the lead role in the second season of the HBO hit drama TRUE DETECTIVE. (more...)

SIMON GREEN: SO, THIS THEN IS LIFE Makes US Premiere Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

59E59 Theaters welcomes The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford to Brits Off Broadway with the US premiere of SIMON GREEN: SO, THIS THEN IS LIFE, created by Simon Green and David Shrubsole, performed by Mr. Green, with musical arrangement and accompaniment by Mr. Shrubsole. SIMON GREEN: SO, THIS THEN IS LIFE begins performances tonight, May 20 for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 1. (more...)

Finborough Theatre Stages First UK Production in 100 Years of St. John Ervine's JOHN FERGUSON, Now thru June 14
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

The first UK production in nearly 100 years of St John Ervine's timeless tragedy John Ferguson opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run from today, 20 May 2014 - Saturday, 14 June 2014. (more...)

Dusty Bums Productions to Bring ANGELS AND WHISKEY to Hollywood Fringe, 6/7-27
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Dusty Bums Productions presents the World Premiere of Joshua Thomas' ANGELS AND WHISKEY at Hollywood Fringe. You're in Heaven. You hate it. Now what? (more...)

SPOKESONG Begins 25 May at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Renowned Ulster playwright Stewart Parker's Spokesong - which won him the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright - opens at the Finborough Theatre for a limited run of nine Sunday, Monday and Tuesday performances from Sunday, 25 May 2014 (Press Night: Monday, 26 May 2014) (more...)

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

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

BWW 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...)

BWW Interviews: Nicholas Carriere
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 14, 2014

A triple-threat talent, and then some (more...)

A.R.T.'s THE TEMPEST, Helmed by Aaron Posner and Teller, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director; presents the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. (more...)

Noah Parets, Armand Schultz & Anastasia Barzee to Lead Ogunquit Playhouse's BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, will be one of the first regional theatres in the U.S. to produce the Tony Award winning Billy Elliot the Musical on stage June 25 to July 26. Billy Elliot tells the story of a young boy who discovers his true passion lies in ballet class and not in the boxing ring, and then finds the strength to defy the convention of his small UK mining town to make his dream come true. The Ogunquit production features a cast of Broadway veterans, including Anastasia Barzee, Armond Shultz and Tony Award nominee Joel Blum. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/4/14 - 'MISS DAISY' and CANDIDE On-Screen, THEY CALL ME Q, 'PRINCESS' & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 4, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DRIVING MISS DAISY, starring Lansbury and Jones, hits movie theaters today, while the NY Phil's CANDIDE concert, featuring Chenoweth and LuPone, is out online! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Studio Theatre's 2ndStage Co-Directors Offer a New and Intimate CARRIE: THE MUSICAL
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jun 28, 2014

DC Broadwayworld.com recently sat down with the co-directors of 2ndStage's Carrie: The Musical, Keith Alan Baker and Jacob Janssen, to discuss their vision for this production. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe to Bring HAMLET to Folger Theatre, July 25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only on July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the only east coast stop for the company in the United States. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst, the production is a fresh, pared-down version of the classic tragedy of deferred revenge. (more...)

The Production Company's GUYS AND DOLLS Comes to Arts Centre Melbourne, July 19-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

One of Broadway's best musicals, the award winning Guys and Dolls opens on July 19 at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne for 10 shows only. Starring in this new production are Verity Hunt-Ballard, Martin Crewes, Chelsea Plumley, Adam Murphy, Bobby Fox and Christopher Horsey. (more...)

Full Casting Announcement Made for Lazarus Theatre Company's TROILUS AND CRESSIDA and CORIOLANUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Following last year's sell out production of The Tragedy of Mariam, Lazarus returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre and to the Camden Fringe for the fifth time. Shakespeare's exhilarating love story, Troilus and Cressida and Coriolanus a gripping examination of power and corruption, come together for Our World at War. (more...)

Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton & Ralph Fiennes in Talks to Join Coen Brothers' HAIL, CAESAR!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Coen Brothers are close to enlisting three more A-listers for their upcoming film HAIL, CAESAR! (more...)

The 9th Camden Fringe is Coming Soon!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The Camden Fringe returns this summer for a 9th consecutive year, and the 2014 festival will be the biggest yet with over 200 different productions taking part. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Electrifying and Unplugged: CORIOLANUS (Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company)
by Cassandra Sandros - Jun 20, 2014

Based upon the legendary Roman general, Caius Martius Coriolanus, William Shakespeare's play, Coriolanus, tells the story of a man whose excessive hubris leads to banishment from his country, and a bloody downfall. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Presents MY NIGHT WITH REG, July 31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Tickets for the 20thanniversary production of Kevin Elyot's Olivier and Evening Standard award-winning play My Night With Reg go on sale to the general public from today, Wednesday 18 June. The comedy will open at the Donmar Warehouse 31 July 2014, directed by current Donmar Warehouse Trainee Associate Director Robert Hastie. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Dennis Henry of CORIOLANUS
by Cassandra Sandros - Jun 18, 2014

Dennis Henry is a visiting director, working with the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company. Their production of Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus opens on June 19 at the Dog Story Theater in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Sparkling KISS ME, KATE at Barrington Stage Company
by Larry Murray - Jun 16, 2014

For this classic musical, Barrington Stage went big - and it pays off in a rollicking, ribald KISS ME, KATE with top notch singing, dancing, and saging. Cole Porter's musical gets a great cast that does his music proud, while not mining the genius of Bella and Samuel Spewack's book for every possible laugh. (more...)

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

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

Drilling Company Opens 2014 Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Season with TWELFTH NIGHT, 7/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Illyria becomes the Parking Lot itself in Shakespeare in the Parking Lot's production of 'Twelfth Night,' directed by Hamilton Clancy, to be presented by The Drilling Company from July 10 to 26 in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets. The production is an homage to the Parking Lot, which is the Lower East Side's most famous Shakespeare venue and has been covered by media throughout the world for its uniqueness. The scruffy urban acre has been home to Shakespeare in the Parking Lot for two decades but is scheduled to be swallowed up when the long-vacant Seward Park Urban Renewal Area gives way to Essex Crossing, a giant mixed-used development, capping a half century of 'progress' since the city laid the groundwork for the megaproject by demolishing the tenement homes of 1,800 Lower East Side families. (more...)

Tom Hiddleston to Play Hank Williams in Biopic I SAW THE LIGHT
by Movies News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

According to Deadline, stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston has signed on to play country legend Hank Williams in the upcoming biopic I SAW THE LIGHT. (more...)

The Ustinov Studio, Bath Announces Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The Ustinov Studio, Bath is delighted to announce its Autumn 2014 season, which will comprise three black comedies from some of the greatest names in European drama: Friedrich Durrenmatt's Play Strindberg, Florian Zeller's The Father and Eugene Ionesco's Exit the King. (more...)

Tina Packer's JULIUS CAESAR to Run 6/27-8/30 at Shakespeare & Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Idealism, ambition, conspiracy, honor, greed, betrayal and the lust for power-echoes of our own modern politics-are all on tap in Shakespeare's potent and bloody Julius Caesar. Last performed at the Company in 1993, Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer delivers audiences her 'bare-Bard' production of Caesar, marking its final leg of a three city tour-Orlando, Florida, Prague in the Czech Republic, and now at home in Lenox, with Shakespeare & Company. With 7 actors playing multiple roles this poetry-filled psychological and political thriller follows the conspiracy and assassination of the omnipotent Roman leader, and the consequences that ensue from his brutal murder. Performances run in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre June 27 - August 30.Press Opening is Friday, July 4 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare to Present CORIOLANUS Around Michigan, Beg. 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

The Grand Haven-based Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will open its summer production of Coriolanus at the Dog Story Theater, 7 Jefferson SE in Grand Rapids, on June 19. The production will run at Dog Story June 19-21 and 26-28 at 8:00 p.m., and June 22 and 29 at 3:00 p.m.. (more...)

James Franco & Chris O'Dowd-Led OF MICE AND MEN to be Screened Internationally by National Theatre Live!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

David Binder has just announced an international broadcast of the critically-acclaimed, smash-hit revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men will be the first Broadway show filmed by National Theatre Live. Starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, BAFTA and Tony Award nominee Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony and Olivier Award winner Jim Norton, and directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, Of Mice and Men will be filmed at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48 Street) and distributed by National Theatre Live. Screening dates for Of Mice and Men will be announced shortly. (more...)

Yahoo and The Weinstein Company Announce the Exclusive U.S. Pre-Theatrical Release for the Film "One Chance" on Yahoo Screen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

From the director of “The Devil Wears Prada,” “One Chance” is the remarkable and inspirational true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for 'Britain's Got Talent.' Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Paul went on to win 'Britain's Got Talent' and the hearts of millions. Fresh from celebrating his Tony Award-winning Broadway run in 'One Man, Two Guvnors,' BAFTA winner James Corden (“The History Boys”) stars as Paul Potts and is supported by an acclaimed ensemble cast that includes Julie Walters (“Mamma Mia!,” “Calendar Girls,” “Billy Elliot”), Mackenzie Crook (“The Pirates of the Caribbean”), Colm Meaney (“Get Him to the Greek”), Jemima Rooper (“Kinky Boots”), Valeria Billelo (“Pazze Di Me”) and rising star Alexandra Roach (“The Iron Lady”). (more...)

Classical Theatre Lab to Present A FAMILY AFFAIR, Begin. 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Classical Theatre Lab and the City of West Hollywood present A Family Affair by Alexander Ostrovsky, adapted from a translation by Geroge R. Noyes, directed by Mel Green. Causing an uproar when published in 1850, this broad and irreverent Russian comedy of manners centers around a greedy merchant, Bolshov, who makes a fraudulent bankruptcy application in order to finance the lavish lifestyle of his bourgeois husband-hunting daughter. When Bolshov's accomplices run off with his assets and his daughter, he descends into professional and psychological ruin and is jailed. Upon his release, Bolshov, a new man ready to walk the straight and narrow, finds that his selfish and cantankerous family has not changed one bit. (more...)

Luna Stage to Present Keith Hamilton Cobb's AMERICAN MOOR, 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Luna Stage presents a special presentation of American Moor, written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb. In this 90 minute solo play, Mr. Cobb, best known for his starring roles on All My Children, The Young and the Restless and Andromeda, asks the questions 'What is the role of a lifetime?' and more importantly, 'What is the role of a life?' as he explores Shakespeare's Othello, race, and America... and not necessarily in that order. American Moor is directed by Paul Kwame Johnson. (more...)

World Premiere of Richard Bean's PITCAIRN to Be Performed at Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Award-winning playwright Richard Bean unveils the second of his three world premieres to be staged this year, and renews his collaboration with acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for Pitcairn at Chichester, prior to London and a national tour. (more...)

Dennis Krausnick Plays Caesar for 14 Shows Only at Shakespeare & Company, 7/15-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Shakespeare & Company's Dennis Krausnick, a founder and also Director of Training, steps into the title role of Julius Caesar for a brief run beginning July 15 through August 2. Nigel Gore, who has been playing Caesar since it opened several weeks ago, takes a short-term leave from the show after this weekend's performance on Sunday July 13-Gore will be back in the role Saturday, August 9. Krausnick was last seen on stage in the Playhouse in 2012's King Lear in the title role. See Krausnick's bio and photo links below. (more...)

A DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

NT Live to Air International Broadcasts of JOHN and TREASURE ISLAND This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

Celebrating its 5th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE is proud to present two upcoming titles, broadcast to cinemas internationally. (more...)

Erin Mackey, Tom Hewitt, Chuck Cooper & More Will Join Josh Young in World Premiere of AMAZING GRACE in Chicago this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Broadway In Chicago has announced additional principal casting for the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas' The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies). (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Happy 450th Birthday, William Shakespeare!
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 24, 2014

Today we are turning our attention to the world's most famous playwright on the 450th anniversary of his birth this week - the incomparable Bard himself, William Shakespeare. (more...)

The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project to Stage AND TO THE REPUBLIC, Beg. 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The week of the Bard's 450th birthday, The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project announces AND TO THE REPUBLIC, a modern political thriller created and inspired by reconstructing Shakespeare's famous Roman plays - Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, and Coriolanus - like never seen before. Directed by Geordie Broadwater (Brack's Last Bachelor Party, You May Go Now). AND TO THE REPUBLIC officially opens on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the WorkShop's Main Stage (312 West 36th Street, 4th Floor) and runs through Saturday, June 7, 2014. (more...)

The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project Presents AND TO THE REPUBLIC, 5/24 - 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

On the day of the Bard's 450th birthday, The Guerrilla Shakespeare Project announces AND TO THE REPUBLIC, a modern political thriller created and inspired by reconstructing Shakespeare's famous Roman plays - Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra, and Coriolanus – like never seen before. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Stage First UK Production in 100 Years of St. John Ervine's JOHN FERGUSON, May 20-June 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The first UK production in nearly 100 years of St John Ervine's timeless tragedy John Ferguson opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week run from Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - Saturday, 14 June 2014. (more...)

Jessica Chastain to Portray Marilyn Monroe in Upcoming Biopic BLONDE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Jessica Chastain will take on the role of screen legend Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominik's upcoming biopic, BLONDE. (more...)

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