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West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Extends Thru Nov 2014West End's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Extends Thru Nov 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The hit West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, directed by Sam Mendes, announced today that it has extended its booking period by six months until 1 November 2014. The show had previously been booking until 31 May 2014. The production, which has so far been seen by almost 300,000 people since it began previews in May 2013, is extending its run due to popular demand, releasing almost 400,000 extra tickets. (more...)

Bianca Amato & Matthew Amendt Receive Shakespeare Theatre Company's Emery Battis AwardBianca Amato & Matthew Amendt Receive Shakespeare Theatre Company's Emery Battis Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) congratulates this year's recipients of the Emery Battis Award for Acting Excellence, Bianca Amato and Matthew Amendt. Since 2010, STC has recognized two actors per season who have demonstrated exceptional skill and technique on the stage. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents William Shakespeare's THE TEMPESTThe Shakespeare Theatre Company Presents William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) continues its 2014-2015 mainstage season with one of William Shakespeare's late masterpieces,The Tempest. STC Affiliated Artist Ethan McSweeny, following his imaginative production of A Midsummer Night's Dream two seasons ago, applies his flair for visual panache to The Tempest, in which sprites, goddesses and fools hold court. The Tempest will play at the Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from December 2, 2014-January 11, 2015. (more...)

Reg E. Cathey Joins Cast of Fox's FANTASTIC FOUR RebootReg E. Cathey Joins Cast of Fox's FANTASTIC FOUR Reboot
by Movies News Desk - May 8, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, THE WIRE's Reg E. Cathey has signed on for Fox's upcoming FANTASTIC FOUR reboot, directed by Josh Tank. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch a Scene from Royal Shakespeare Company's HENRY IV PART 1; Hits US Cinemas on 6/3!BWW TV Exclusive: Watch a Scene from Royal Shakespeare Company's HENRY IV PART 1; Hits US Cinemas on 6/3!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 30, 2014

Earlier this year, the Royal Shakespeare Company's Henry IV Part I was filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. It can be seen in US cinemas from June 3 - July 3. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive clip of the Tavern Scene in Act IV. Check out the full scene below! (more...)

Jim Butz Stars in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' HENRY IV & HENRY V, Now thru 6/15Jim Butz Stars in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' HENRY IV & HENRY V, Now thru 6/15
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Jim Butz will play the expansive role of Prince Hal/King Henry V in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' productions of Henry IV and Henry V, today, May 17 through June 15, at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park, it was announced today by Rick Dildine, artistic and executive director of Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. (more...)

RSC's HENRY IV PART 1 Filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon' TonightRSC's HENRY IV PART 1 Filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Tonight at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Stratford-upon-Avon home, the RSC's Henry IV Part I will be filmed for "Live from Stratford-upon-Avon," the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. It will be seen in US cinemas from June 3 - July 3, and will be seen in 315 UK cinemas live tonight, with further screenings there tomorrow. (more...)

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

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Photo Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's HENRY IV: PARTS 1 & 2Photo Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's HENRY IV: PARTS 1 & 2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati's stage for the classics, is proud to present William Shakespeare's 'Henry IV: Part 1 & 2', playing now through April 19, 2014. This production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Producing Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips and features CSC Resident Ensemble Members Jim Hopkins, Justin McCombs and Matthew Lewis Johnson. Scroll down to check out some photos from the production! (more...)

Stacy Keach Stars in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, Now thru 6/8Stacy Keach Stars in Shakespeare Theatre's HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 as part of the Clarice Smith Repertory. STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn will direct both parts of this sweeping epic - one of Shakespeare's culminating achievements in the history play genre - over multiple nights. As Kahn says, describing Parts 1 and 2 as his favorite Shakespearean drama: 'It brings to the stage every issue we as human beings experience.' The two productions will run in the Company's Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, March 25 - June 8, 2014. (more...)

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

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AS YOU LIKE IT, ROMEO & JULIET and More Set for TAM's 2014 SeasonAS YOU LIKE IT, ROMEO & JULIET and More Set for TAM's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The British are coming to Monmouth for Theater at Monmouth's 45th season. The British Invasion, running from June 28 through September 28, 2014, features a line-up of plays from England's greatest playwrights. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 6/08/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW - Jun 8, 2014

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Players' Shakespeare: Onstage Presents HENRY V, 7/17-8/3Players' Shakespeare: Onstage Presents HENRY V, 7/17-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Players' Shakespeare: Onstage presents William Shakespeare's Henry V, the sixth annual summer Shakespeare production at The Gallery Players. Inviting audiences to let 'your imaginary forces work', rounding out period-suggesting set and costume designs, Henry V will be produced virtually uncut, following both historical and textual cues, honoring Shakespeare's craft by selecting production elements simply to serve the story. (more...)

RSC's Live HENRY IV PART 1 Hits U.S. Theaters TonightRSC's Live HENRY IV PART 1 Hits U.S. Theaters Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

Tonight the Royal Shakespeare Company's Henry IV Part I will begin cinemas screenings across the US. Henry IV Part I was filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. It will be seen in US cinemas from tonight, June 3 - July 3, and was seen in over 315 UK cinemas in May. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse's NORA to Begin Performances on 7/15Westport Country Playhouse's NORA to Begin Performances on 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse will stage the sexy and suspenseful story of love, lies, and blackmail, "Nora," July 15 through August 2, adapted by Academy Award-winning director/writer Ingmar Bergman from Henrik Ibsen's masterwork, "A Doll's House." Directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director, the work is translated by Frederick J. Marker and Lise-Lone Marker. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 6/22/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 6/22/2014
by BWW - Jun 22, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/22/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Summer Stages: Rhode Island Theatre OfferingsSummer Stages: Rhode Island Theatre Offerings
by Veronica Bruscini - Jun 2, 2014

Rhode Island's ever-growing arts scene shows no signs of slowing down over the summer months. With ambitious theatrical productions planned from Providence to South County, and internationally-renowned musicians bringing sizzling concert performances to the Ocean State, summer 2014 is shaping up to be a most memorable season of stories and songs. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Will on the Hill Set for TodayShakespeare Theatre Company's Will on the Hill Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

On Today, June 17, 2014, Will on the Hill, a favorite bipartisan event of theatre and political fans alike, returns to the Shakespeare Theatre Company. This year's event features a performance of Lend Me Your Ears, an original play by Peter Byrne, written with assistance from The West Wing Writers Group, and directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul. The cast will include special guest performers Nicholas Bruder, Harry Hamlin and Hannah Yelland. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 6/15/2014Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 6/15/2014
by BWW - Jun 15, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/15/2014 for San Diego (more...)

THE TEMPEST, HENRY IV, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and I HATE HAMLET Set for 2014 Colorado Shakespeare FestivalTHE TEMPEST, HENRY IV, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and I HATE HAMLET Set for 2014 Colorado Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival will follow up its critically acclaimed, popular 2013 season with a lineup that includes humor, pathos, magic and mystery, including some plays that haven't been performed at CSF for nearly 15 years. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Will on the Hill Set for 6/17Shakespeare Theatre Company's Will on the Hill Set for 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014, Will on the Hill, a favorite bipartisan event of theatre and political fans alike, returns to the Shakespeare Theatre Company. This year's event features a performance of Lend Me Your Ears, an original play by Peter Byrne, written with assistance from The West Wing Writers Group, and directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul. The cast will include special guest performers Nicholas Bruder, Harry Hamlin and Hannah Yelland. (more...)

RSC's HENRY IV, PART 2 Hits U.S. Movie Theaters This TodayRSC's HENRY IV, PART 2 Hits U.S. Movie Theaters This Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

This weekend the Royal Shakespeare Company's Henry IV Part 2 will begin cinemas screenings across the US. Henry IV Part 2 was filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. (more...)

RSC's HENRY IV, PART 2 Hits U.S. Movie Theaters This SaturdayRSC's HENRY IV, PART 2 Hits U.S. Movie Theaters This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

This weekend the Royal Shakespeare Company's Henry IV Part 2 will begin cinemas screenings across the US. Henry IV Part 2 was filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment. (more...)

Classical Theatre Lab to Present A FAMILY AFFAIR, Begin. 7/19Classical 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...)

Players' Shakespeare: Onstage Presents HENRY V, Now thru 8/3Players' Shakespeare: Onstage Presents HENRY V, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Players' Shakespeare: Onstage presents William Shakespeare's Henry V, the sixth annual summer Shakespeare production at The Gallery Players. Inviting audiences to let 'your imaginary forces work', rounding out period-suggesting set and costume designs, Henry V will be produced virtually uncut, following both historical and textual cues, honoring Shakespeare's craft by selecting production elements simply to serve the story. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Liv Rooth, Lucas Hall and More in Westport Country Playhouse's NORAPhoto Flash: First Look at Liv Rooth, Lucas Hall and More in Westport Country Playhouse's NORA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse stages the sexy and suspenseful story of love, lies, and blackmail, 'Nora,' now through August 2, adapted by Academy Award-winning director/writer Ingmar Bergman from Henrik Ibsen's masterwork, 'A Doll's House.' Directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director, the work is translated by Frederick J. Marker and Lise-Lone Marker. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE COURSE OF TRUE LOVE & A WOMAN'S WIT Set for Adirondack Shakespeare Company's Fifth Summer SeasonTHE COURSE OF TRUE LOVE & A WOMAN'S WIT Set for Adirondack Shakespeare Company's Fifth Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The Adirondack Shakespeare Company, known for their unique Shakespeare IN THE RAW technique, will be returning to the Adirondack region for their fifth annual Summer Festival Season this July. (more...)

David Ives's THE METROMANIACS to Play Shakespeare Theatre Company Next MonthDavid Ives's THE METROMANIACS to Play Shakespeare Theatre Company Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015

Continuing the successful partnership between Artistic Director Michael Kahn and Venus in Fur playwright David Ives, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents The Metromaniacs, the third installment in Ives's series of rediscovered French comedy masterpieces. (more...)

Breaking News: THE TEMPEST with Sam Waterston & CYMBELINE Set for The Public's 2015 Shakespeare in the Park Season; Michael Greif, Daniel Sullivan to Direct!Breaking News: THE TEMPEST with Sam Waterston & CYMBELINE Set for The Public's 2015 Shakespeare in the Park Season; Michael Greif, Daniel Sullivan to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 2015 FREE Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 53-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joe Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. This summer, free Shakespeare in the Park will feature Shakespeare's late romances with THE TEMPEST (May 27-July 5), directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, and CYMBELINE (July 27-August 23), directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 25Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 25
by - Jan 25, 2015

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 25, 2015. (more...)

Sian Phillips to Lead PLAYING FOR TIME at Sheffield TheatresSian Phillips to Lead PLAYING FOR TIME at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

To mark the Centenary of Arthur Miller's birth and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Richard Beecham will direct a revival of Miller'sPlaying for Time in the Crucible. Beecham directs Kate Adams (Helene), Noa Bodner (Esther), Pascale Burgess (Elzvieta), Imogen Daines (Etalina),Emma Darlow (Liesl), Holly De Jong (Schmidt), James Duke (Mengele / Kapo / Cellist / Paul), Amanda Hadingue (Alma Rose), Melanie Heslop(Marianne), Rebecca Jenkins (Varya), Kate Lynn-Evans (Mandel), Maeve O'Sullivan (Greta / Olga), Sian Phillips (Fania), Danny Scheinmann (Schmuel / Captain Heinz / Second Chess Player / First Trooper), Augustina Seymour (Paulette/ Music Captain), Christopher Staines (Commandant Kramer / 1st Chess Player / SS Guard / Kapo / Pianist) and Alexia Traverse-Healy (Mala / Tchaikowska). Completing the cast are 17 members of Sheffield People's Theatre - the theatre's intergenerational acting company from across the region. (more...)

Breaking News: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Musical HAPPY TRAILS Coming to Broadway in 2016? Menken, Slater & McAnuff Join Creative TeamBreaking News: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Musical HAPPY TRAILS Coming to Broadway in 2016? Menken, Slater & McAnuff Join Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Producer Larry G. Spangler and The Spangler Group announced today the creative team for HAPPY TRAILS, a new musical based on the life and career of American icons Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans. The musical will feature original music by Tony and multiAcademy Award-winner Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by Tony nominee Glenn Slater (Sister Act, Tangled, ABC-TV's Galavant, upcoming School of Rock), a book by Academy Award-winner Marshall Brickman (Annie Hall, Manhattan, Jersey Boys, The Addams Family), and direction by two-time Tony Award-winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys, Big River, Tommy). (more...)

York's Developmental Reading Series to Feature THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, COMMANDERS IN CHIEF & More This MonthYork's Developmental Reading Series to Feature THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, COMMANDERS IN CHIEF & More This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

The York Theatre Company, and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present three new works: The Sleeping Beauty that has book, music & lyrics by Benjamin P. Wenzelberg, Commanders-In-Chief written by P.J. Barry, and Cheer Wars with book & lyrics by Gordon Leary and music by Karlan Judd at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The readings are open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

UK Stage Actor Alan Howard Passes Away at 77UK Stage Actor Alan Howard Passes Away at 77
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

According to published reports, Alan Howard, who was a memeber of the Royal Shakespeare Company and actor at the Royal National Theatre, passed away last week in London from pneumonia. He was 77 years old. (more...)

Sally Struthers, Annie Golden & Mary Testa Set for York's CHEER WARS Readings; Hunter Foster Will DirectSally Struthers, Annie Golden & Mary Testa Set for York's CHEER WARS Readings; Hunter Foster Will Direct
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

The York Theatre Company and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the new musical Cheer Wars with book & lyrics by Gordon Leary and music by Karlan Judd. TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY: Thursday, February 19 at 3:00 p.m. and Friday, February 20 at 12:00 p.m.at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The readings are open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT & HENRY V Set for Seattle Shakespeare's Wooden O Summer 2015 SeasonAS YOU LIKE IT & HENRY V Set for Seattle Shakespeare's Wooden O Summer 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Seattle Shakespeare Company's free Wooden O productions for this summer will be As You Like It and Henry IV part 1. Both shows will start performances on July 9 and will perform in park venues throughout the region through August 9. (please see attached schedule). For the first time Seattle Shakespeare Company will bring a show to Tacoma, performing at Wright Park. As You Like It will transfer to Walla Walla, WA for a week of performances August 12-16 as part of Shakespeare Walla Walla . (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 1Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 1
by - Feb 1, 2015

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 1, 2015. (more...)

DTC Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE BOOK CLUB PLAY, Running 1/1-2/1DTC Sets Cast, Creative Team for THE BOOK CLUB PLAY, Running 1/1-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Dallas Theater Center heads back to the Kalita Humphreys Theater with The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarias. Meredith McDonough, who previously worked on the new hit musical Fly By Night, returns to make her DTC directorial debut in this comedy about books and the people who love them. The Book Club Play begins previews on Thursday, January 1, 2015 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and runs through Sunday, February 1. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Richard Burton RemembranceTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Richard Burton Remembrance
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 7, 2014

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the death of world renowned stage and screen star Richard Burton and today we celebrate his lasting legacy in honor of it. (more...)

Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne and More Set for OUR TOWN at the Almeida Theatre - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Casting is announced for Our Town at the Almeida Theatre. Award-winning US actor-director David Cromer will direct and perform in this intimate version of Thornton Wilder's iconic American play. The cast will also include Michael Ajao, Paul Bigley, Arthur Byrne, Sidney Cole, Kate Dickie, Laura Elsworthy, Anna Francolini, Matthew Jacobs-Morgan, Daniel Kendrick, Simon Lennon, Jessica Lester, Richard Lumsden, Annette McLaughlin, Christopher Staines, Rhashan Stoneand David Walmsley. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Actress Kiara Feliciano Talks Two Gentlemen and the Lady of the Houston Shakespeare FestivalBWW Interviews: Actress Kiara Feliciano Talks Two Gentlemen and the Lady of the Houston Shakespeare Festival
by Katricia Lang - Aug 10, 2014

I talk to funny actress and University of Houston grad Kiara Feliciano about the stupid things we do for love, waking up to acting's bad breath and the Houston Shakespeare Festival. (more...)

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

Reg E. Cathey Joins Cast of EXODUS, Playing Fraunces Tavern Museum Flag Gallery TodayReg E. Cathey Joins Cast of EXODUS, Playing Fraunces Tavern Museum Flag Gallery Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

REG E. CATHEY (House of Cards, The Wire) joins the cast of EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA, playing multiple roles including Solomon Northrup (Twelve Years a Slave) and the Abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The cast also includes ROSALYN COLEMAN WILLIAMS (The Mountaintop, Seven Guitars, The Piano Lesson) in multiple roles including Elizabeth Keckley (familiar to audiences from the movie Lincoln), JENNIFER RAU as Abolitionist Angelina Grimke, and the noted vocal ensemble THE WESTERN WIND. Conceived by Salon/Sanctuary's Founding Artistic Director Jessica Gould to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, EXODUS was originally presented last year in a sold-out performance staged at the historic Fraunces Tavern, the oldest structure in Manhattan. (more...)

Tom Hiddleston Talks Shakespeare & HAMLET Influence On ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVETom Hiddleston Talks Shakespeare & HAMLET Influence On ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 27, 2014

International rising star Tom Hiddleston sheds some light on his new vampire-themed feature film ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE and its Shakespearean allusions and inspiration he brought to his role in it as part of a new interview. (more...)

UMS Presents SUMMER SINGS and Other 2014 Summer EventsUMS Presents SUMMER SINGS and Other 2014 Summer Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

While the UMS 13/14 season of live performances has drawn to a close, there are still ways for the community to stay connected over the summer, including our delayed cinema broadcasts of live theatre from London (listed below) and Summer Sings (6/16, 7/21, & 7/28). (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company's ASIDES LIVE SYMPOSIUM to Examine HENRY IV, Parts 1 and 2, 4/27Shakespeare Theatre Company's ASIDES LIVE SYMPOSIUM to Examine HENRY IV, Parts 1 and 2, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents AsidesLive: Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 which will occur on Sunday April 27, 2014 at Sidney Harman Hall. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will go until 1:00 p.m. This intimate and intensive symposium is dedicated to looking at Shakespeare Theatre Company's repertory through different lenses. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare Theatre Company's HENRY IV, PART 2 is a Fine Production of an Uninspired PlayBWW Reviews: Shakespeare Theatre Company's HENRY IV, PART 2 is a Fine Production of an Uninspired Play
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 21, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's revival of Henry IV, Part 2 is a fine production filled with terrific acting and some wonderful ensemble moments. Nevertheless, that doesn't stop the play from failing to achieve the dramatic excellence of its prequel. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare Theatre Company's HENRY IV, PART 1 is Well-Crafted and Magnificently DirectedBWW Reviews: Shakespeare Theatre Company's HENRY IV, PART 1 is Well-Crafted and Magnificently Directed
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 17, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's well-crafted, well-acted and magnificently directed revival of William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 is an exciting production perfect for a novice theatergoer or the most seasoned Shakespearean veteran. (more...)

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

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

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