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...)

Theater at Monmouth's 2015 Season to Feature Shakespeare, Stoppard & MoreTheater at Monmouth's 2015 Season to Feature Shakespeare, Stoppard & More
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

For 2015 Theater at Monmouth has planned a season of Magic, Murder, and Mayhem! Season 46 peeks into nature of reality and illusion, pokes fun at the foibles and fables of romances young and old, and will prick-up the hairs on the back of your neck. From Shakespeare to Stoppard and Coward to James, the 2015 Season is sure to be a perception-altering ride. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's HENRY VPhoto Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and multi-year history cycle with "Henry V" by William Shakespeare.  This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips.  This production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Justin McCombs as he returns to the stage to continue the journey of Henry V that he started as Prince Hal last season.  (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present DETROIT, 6/19-7/19Aurora Theatre Company to Present DETROIT, 6/19-7/19
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 23rd season with the Bay Area Premiere of Lisa D'Amour's (Anna Bella Eema, Airline Highway) wicked Obie-winning satire about our uncertain economic times, DETROIT. Josh Costello (Wittenberg) directs this explosive dark comedy, featuring Amy Resnick (Body Awareness, Collapse), Jeff Garrett, Luisa Frasconi, and Patrick Kelly Jones (Metamorphosis), that brilliantly captures our current economic moment. DETROIT plays June 19 through July 19 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($32-60) and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (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...)

Steve Guttenberg to Lead Hudson Warehouse's HENRY IV PART 1 This SummerSteve Guttenberg to Lead Hudson Warehouse's HENRY IV PART 1 This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Steve Guttenberg, known for his roles in "Police Academy," "Cocoon" and "Three Men and a Baby," as well as the recent Broadway one-act play by Woody Allen, Honeymoon Hotel, will be guest starring in Hudson Warehouse's production of HENRY 4.1. Mr. Guttenberg will make his Shakespearean debut as Earl of Northumberland in The Warehouse's June production at The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, in the heart of Riverside Park. (more...)

Rochester Community Players' RICHARD II to Open 4/10Rochester Community Players' RICHARD II to Open 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

Richard II, Shakespeare's masterful drama of a king who lost his throne and gained insight into his soul, opens for ten performances Friday April 10 at the MuCCC Theater, 142 Atlantic Avenue. Produced by the Shakespeare Players program of the Rochester Community Players, this will be the first of four history plays, known in Shakespeare circles as the 'Henriad', staged by the company. (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Lead THE TEMPEST, Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Set for CYMBELINE This Summer at SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKJesse Tyler Ferguson to Lead THE TEMPEST, Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Set for CYMBELINE This Summer at SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The Public Theater announced additional casting today for the 2015 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, beginning Wednesday, May 27 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. This summer will feature Shakespeare's late romances with THE TEMPEST, directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif, and CYMBELINE, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Jesse Tyler Ferguson will return to the Park this summer as Trinculo in THE TEMPEST, along with Hamish Linklater and Lily Rabe teaming up again with Daniel Sullivan on CYMBELINE to play Posthumus Leonatus/Cloten and Imogen, respectively. (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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/08/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Steve Guttenberg Leads Hudson Warehouse's HENRY IV PART 1, Beginning Tonight in Riverside ParkSteve Guttenberg Leads Hudson Warehouse's HENRY IV PART 1, Beginning Tonight in Riverside Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Steve Guttenberg, known for his roles in 'Police Academy,' 'Cocoon' and 'Three Men and a Baby,' as well as the recent Broadway one-act play by Woody Allen, Honeymoon Hotel, will be guest starring in Hudson Warehouse's production of HENRY 4.1. Mr. Guttenberg will make his Shakespearean debut as Earl of Northumberland in The Warehouse's production at The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, in the heart of Riverside Park this month. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/4/2015 - Silverstone is 'GOOD STOCK' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 6/4/2015 - Silverstone is 'GOOD STOCK' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 4, 2015

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: Alicia Silverstone returns to the stage, Steve Guttenberg stars in the 'other' Shakespeare in the Park and more! (more...)

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...)

Shakespeare Set at Highland Bowl Hit By VandalsShakespeare Set at Highland Bowl Hit By Vandals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015

Yesterday evening, June 26, was a beautiful night for the opening of a Shakespeare in the park production. Apparently not everyone was a fan. (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...)

FPAC 8th Annual Whatever Theater Festival to Run 7/29-8/1FPAC 8th Annual Whatever Theater Festival to Run 7/29-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents the 2015 Whatever Theater Festival, running from Wednesday, July 29 to Saturday, August 1. The 8th annual festival features Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 and a presentation of One Acts, an eclectic series of one-act plays. All performances are free of charge, with donations to FPAC gratefully accepted. (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...)

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 SeasonSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

With the world marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 2016, Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has planned a number of exciting projects in honour of the occasion. (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...)

EMISSION to Play Dream Up FestivalEMISSION to Play Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

'Emission,' a play written by Tom Block and directed by Pitr Strait, is about love, greed and the internal human conflict that clouds reason. An absurdist farce with deeply troubling undertones, the play explores why we humans are unable to take control of our lives vis-a-vis the growing climate disaster. Using humor, a love triangle between three women and a struggle for control of an invention that makes carbon emissions visible, 'Emission' shows how greed, desire, sex and selfishness can overwhelm our ability to master our own fates. Its world premiere will be presented by Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival September 1 to 13 at Producers' Club Theaters, 358 West 44th Street. (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...)

Little Fish Theatre to Stage HENRY IV, PART 1 This FallLittle Fish Theatre to Stage HENRY IV, PART 1 This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Little Fish Theatre today announced the opening of Shakespeare's Henry IV Part 1.  Shakespeare reflects on the consequences of actions, the role of princes and the realities of possessing power in what is considered one of his most popular history plays. Fans of Shakespeare by the Sea, Little Fish Theatre's celebrated summer Shakespeare festival will be delighted to see the Bard's works coming to Little Fish. (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...)

New York Shakespeare Exchange Sets September ShakesBEER BarsNew York Shakespeare Exchange Sets September ShakesBEER Bars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

New York Shakespeare Exchange, creator of the viral smash The Sonnet Project, is thrilled to announce their return to Hell's Kitchen for their September ShakesBEER. NYC's original Shakespearean pub-crawl takes place on Saturday, September 12 and Saturday, September 19. (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...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare to Stage HENRY V, 5/8-30Cincinnati Shakespeare to Stage HENRY V, 5/8-30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and multi-year history cycle with 'Henry V' by William Shakespeare. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth Announces Page to Stage & Write On! Student Playwriting ProjectTheater at Monmouth Announces Page to Stage & Write On! Student Playwriting Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

In 2015 Theater at Monmouth continues its long tradition of arts education for young people with two programs: Page to Stage and the Write On! Student Playwriting Project. Each program provides students hands-on opportunities to explore their creative voices with professional artists. For grades pre-k to 8, TAM's Page to Stage Tour brings a world premiere adaptation of the classic The True Story of Little Red to schools across the state. The third annual Write On! Student Playwriting Project invites students in grades 5 through 12 to make their voices heard by submitting their own original plays for an opportunity to be presented in TAM's 2015 Summer Season. (more...)

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