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The Alden in McLean Kicks Off 2015-16 Season of Comedy, Dance, Theatre, Magic and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

The Alden in McLean kicks off its next season of national and international touring artists. Professional artists from the worlds of comedy, dance, theatre, music, jugging, children's theatre and more will visit the 383-seat performing arts venue located inside the Beltway and minutes from downtown DC. (more...)

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Sets 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, today announced its 2015-16 performance season, which commemorates the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with a celebration of plays, readings, salons, feasts, and extensive programming for children. (more...)

Theatre Pro Rata Stages HENRY V and 44 PLAYS FOR 44 PRESIDENTS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

On Friday, November 5, Theatre Pro Rata will open Henry V by William Shakespeare and a special three performance remount of 44 Plays for 44 Presidents by Andy Bayiates et al. (Nov. 6-8) at the brand new Nimbus Theatre in Minneapolis. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth's Shakespeare in Maine to Tour HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

William Shakespeare's dynamic and relentless history, Henry V, is TAM's Shakespeare in Maine Communities offering for 2015. Henry V will tour for three weeks to schools and community centers across the state and run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall October 16-18. This production is supported in part by the Maine Arts Commission and The Betterment Fund. (more...)

ShawChicago to Stage James Barrie's Lost Epic SHAKESPEARE'S LEGACY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

ShawChicago presents Shakespeare's People, a collection of the Bard's most coveted words, and the American premiere of James Barrie's lost epic, Shakespeare's Legacy. It premiered 100 years ago, was lost, and later uncovered at the University of Chicago library. This one-night performance is part of the Shakespeare 400 celebration in Chicago. It will take place on October 24 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

HENRY V Marks Roxy Regional Theatre's 32nd Annual Shakespearean Production
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

This fall, the Roxy Regional Theatre delves into these questions with the company's 32nd annual foray into the works attributed to William Shakespeare.  An exploration into the nature of leadership and its relationship to morality, HENRY V opens Friday, November 4, at 8:00pm, for a limited run. (more...)

THE FAMOUS VICTORIES OF HENRY V To Transfer to Barbican
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Following its opening in Stratford-upon-Avon, and its tour to school halls and theatre spaces across the country in Summer 2015, The Famous Victories of Henry V comes to the Barbican for one performance only. Directed by Owen Horsley and using Shakespeare's original language, the production condenses the three great plays of Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry V into a 90 minute adventure for 8 - 13 year olds.  (more...)

Theatre Pro Rata Stages HENRY V and 44 PLAYS FOR 44 PRESIDENTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

On Friday, November 5, Theatre Pro Rata will open Henry V by William Shakespeare and a special three performance remount of 44 Plays for 44 Presidents by Andy Bayiates et al. (Nov. 6-8) at the brand new Nimbus Theatre in Minneapolis. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group Continues Tradition of Holiday Classics for the Whole Family with WILDE TALES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Quintessence Theatre Group continues it's tradition of holiday classics for the whole family with Oscar Wilde's Wilde Tales. Celebrated up-and-coming experimental director Jeremy Bloom adapts and directs this amalgamation of short stories. Wilde Tales begins performances on Wednesday, December 7 at 7pm and opens on Saturday, December 10 at 7pm.  All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave. in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.  To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

RSC to Tour THE FAMOUS VICTORIES OF HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

The Royal Shakespeare Company continues its commitment to creating live theatre for young audiences with its First Encounters with Shakespeare production of The Famous Victories of Henry V - a 90 minute adventure condensing the three great plays of Henry IV Parts I and II and Henry V. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway Return
by Matt Tamanini - May 27, 2016

Only some are able to ever identify their specific passion, far fewer are able to achieve, and only a select handful are able to make their passion their life's work; Judi Dench is one of those few. When I asked her why, despite a career spanning more than five and a half decades, and nearly every major acting award the world over, she continues to return to the plays of William Shakespeare, in a tone exceedingly gentle, yet slightly dismayed that the question need even be asked, she said, 'Cause that's my passion, Matt.' (more...)

Laurence Olivier's HENRY V, Joss Whedon's 'MUCH ADO' and More Among The Old Globe's Summer 2015 Film Screenings
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The Old Globe will throw open its doors for a 2015 Summer Season featuring Shakespeare on stage and in film, continuing its celebration of the Globe's 80th Anniversary and Balboa Park's Centennial. All of San Diego is invited to join us for a series of free Monday night films relating to Shakespeare through the eras to celebrate both the Balboa Park Centennial and the theatre's 80th Anniversary. Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Beth Accomando, author of the KPBS blog Cinema Junkie, will alternate introducing the films. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TUG OF WAR at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

On the occasion of the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's legacy in 2016, Chicago Shakespeare Theater embarks on an epic theatrical endeavor-Artistic Director Barbara Gaines' TUG OF WAR, which distills six Shakespeare histories into two action-packed dramas. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE JAMES PLAYS, The Lyceum, Sheffield, May 7-8 2016
by Ruth Deller - May 17, 2016

The touring production of Rona Munro's Scottish historical trilogy is an epic achievement. (more...)

Babes With Blades Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) announces its 19th Season, 'Women on the Front Lines,' featuring two productions that embrace the glories and heartbreaks of battle, and explore both the personal and the larger impact of war. Opening in July, the world premiere of The Promise of a Rose Garden, by Dustin Spence, is a modern day look at female Marines attempting to pass the Infantry Officer Training Course. Then the season will continue with BWBTC's tradition of an all-female cast Shakespeare production: Henry V opens in February. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 3/08/2015
by BWW - Mar 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/08/2015 for Orlando (more...)

Circo de Nada to Present HENRY FOUR, 4/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

Circo de Nada presents a very limited engagement of Henry Four running April 3 and 4, 2015 at Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX), located at 421 Fifth Avenue between 7th and 8th Streets in Park Slope. Henry Four is adapted by Amy Driesler and Nick Trotter from William Shakespeare's Henry IV Parts One and Two. All performances will be at 8PM. BAX is easily accessible via the F or G trains to Fourth Avenue or the R train to 9th Street. For more information visit: http://nicktrotter.com/henry-four/ (more...)

BWW Review: Let Us Sit and Tell Sad Stories of THE DEATH OF KINGS
by Maggie Yates - Mar 4, 2016

Death of Kings weaves Richard II, Henry IV (parts 1 and 2), Henry V, Henry VI (parts 1, 2, and 3), and Richard III, into a fast-moving onslaught of conflict and mayhem that ceaselessly emphasizes the play's theme and title: the succession of royal lineage via death, murder, and dethronement. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 3/15/2015
by BWW - Mar 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/15/2015 for Orlando (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 3/01/2015
by BWW - Mar 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/01/2015 for Orlando (more...)

Lazarus Theatre Company Sets Full Cast, Creative Team for All-Female HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Lazarus Theatre Company announce full cast and creative for all-new, all-female King Henry V which plays at The Union Theatre this summer as part of The Summer of Empire Season.   (more...)

BWW Review: BREATH OF KINGS: REBELLION & REDEMPTION at the Stratford Festival
by Lauren Gienow - Jul 6, 2016

This season at the Stratford Festival's Tom Patterson Theatre, audiences have the opportunity to witness Shakespeare's Henriad in a unique and exciting new way. (more...)

The Alden in McLean Sets 2015-16 Season of Comedy, Dance, Theatre, Magic and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Alden in McLean announces its upcoming season of national and international touring artists. Professional artists from the worlds of comedy, dance, theatre, music, jugging, children's theatre and more will visit the 383-seat performing arts venue located inside the Beltway and minutes from downtown DC. (more...)

RSC's HENRY V Announces Full Cast, Including Alex Hassell
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, continues his exploration through Shakespeare's History plays as he directs Henry V, opening in Stratford-upon-Avon, before being broadcast to cinemas and transferring to the Barbican in London.  (more...)

Shakespeare's War of the Roses Saga to Continue with HENRY V at the Theater at Monmouth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

William Shakespeare's HENRY V opens at the Theater at Monmouth Today, July 22nd at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Shakespeare's War of the Roses Saga to Continue with HENRY V at the Theater at Monmouth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

William Shakespeare's HENRY V opens at the Theater at Monmouth Friday, July 22nd at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 7/10/2016
by BWW - Jul 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/10/2016 for South Bend (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 1/31/2016
by BWW - Jan 31, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/31/2016 for Cincinnati (more...)

The Rogue and Peasant Players to Stage HENRY V at Access Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

THE ROGUE AND PEASANT PLAYERS (Malka Wallick, Artistic Director) is proud to present William Shakespeare's HENRY V. This raw and visceral production (directed by Kelly Monroe Johnston) will focus on language to evoke the imagination and story.  Performances begin on January 28 at the Access Theater (380 Broadway, New York, NY 10013).  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 1/24/2016
by BWW - Jan 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/24/2016 for Cincinnati (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cincinnati Shakespeare's HENRY VI
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and multi-year history cycle with 'HENRY VI: The Wars of the Roses, Part 1' 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 Darnell Pierre Benjamin at King Henry VI. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 1/17/2016
by BWW - Jan 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/17/2016 for Cincinnati (more...)

BWW Review: Len Cariou Speaks The Speeches and Sings The Songs in BROADWAY & THE BARD
by Michael Dale - Feb 9, 2016

The actor combines his talents as a star of both Shakespeare classics and musical theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 2/07/2016
by BWW - Feb 7, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/07/2016 for Cincinnati (more...)

OTHELLO to Open The Porter's Ninth Season, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

OTHELLO kicks off The Porters' ninth season, returning Artistic Director Charles Pasternak to the boards for The Porters for the first time since his award-nominated performance playing King Henry V just one year ago. Since then he has worked with The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles in The Merchant of Venice, The Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis in Henry IV and Henry V, Indiana Repertory Theatre in The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Much Ado About Nothing. (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT, HENRY VI & More Set for Cincinnati Shakespeare's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company has announced its 2015-2016 Season line-up. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 2/22/2015
by BWW - Feb 22, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/22/2015 for Orlando (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents HENRY V, Now thru 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents Henry V from tonight, February 18 - March 22, 2015 in the Goldman Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - HENRY V Opens Tonight at Orlando Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

William Shakespeare's Henry V opens tonight, February 18, and continues through March 22, 2015 at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/9/2015 - Pinkins, McArdle, Broadbent and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 9, 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: Off-Broadway is packed with opening shows, WICKED welcomes new faces on tour, Jim Broadbent takes on 'Scrooge' and more! (more...)

Photo Flashback: A Fond Farewell to Those We Lost in 2015
by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld sends a fond farewell to those who passed away in 2015. (more...)

The Rogue and Peasant Players to Stage HENRY V at Access Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

THE ROGUE AND PEASANT PLAYERS (Malka Wallick, Artistic Director) is proud to present William Shakespeare's HENRY V. This raw and visceral production (directed by Kelly Monroe Johnston) will focus on language to evoke the imagination and story.  Performances begin on January 28 at the Access Theater (380 Broadway, New York, NY 10013).  (more...)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company to Continue Season with HENRY VI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and multi-year history cycle with "Henry VI: The Wars of the Roses, Part 1" 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 Darnell Pierre Benjamin at King Henry VI.  The History Cycle sponsor is Osborn, Rohs, Williams & Donohoe, LLC.  The costume design sponsors are Vantiv and Dave Herche & Wendy Thursby. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Tony Winner Patricia Elliott
by Walter McBride - Dec 22, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Patricia Elliott, who won a Tony Award for her Broadway debut in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, has passed away. Her niece, Sally Fay, said Elliott died of cancer on Sunday, December 20 at her home in Manhattan. She was 77. (more...)

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Tony Winner Patricia Elliott Dies at 77
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Patricia Elliott, who won a Tony Award for her Broadway debut in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, has passed away. (more...)

The Alden in McLean Sets Winter-Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

The Alden in McLean announces its winter-spring 2016 season offerings of national and international touring artists. Professional artists from the worlds of comedy, dance, theatre, music, magic, children's theatre and more will visit the 383-seat performing arts venue located inside the Beltway and minutes from downtown DC. Tickets for all season performances are on sale online at the Alden's website www.aldentheatre.org and by phone through OvationTix at 1-866-811-4111. The Alden is located at 1234 Ingleside Avenue, inside the McLean Community Center.  (more...)

Stage Harbor and IRT Theater Present THIS ENGLAND: COMPLETE KINGS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016

Who is the rightful king of England? Eight actors perform over 40 roles in a condensed adaptation of Shakespeare's play cycle chronicling over a hundred years of war, murder, seduction, and betrayal as one family tries to answer the most hotly contested political question of the middle ages. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company to Close Season with Shakespeare's HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch and Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, presents William Shakespeare's Henry V from August 14 through August 21 on the Bratton Stage. (more...)

Circo de Nada Presents HENRY FOUR This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Circo de Nada presents a very limited engagement of Henry Four running this weekend, April 3 and 4, 2015 at Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX), located at 421 Fifth Avenue between 7th and 8th Streets in Park Slope. (more...)

RSC's First Encounters with Shakespeare to Present Stripped Down HENRY V, June 2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

The Royal Shakespeare Company continues its commitment to creating live theatre for young audiences with its First Encounters with Shakespeare production of The Famous Victories of Henry V - a 90 minute adventure condensing the three great plays of Henry IV Parts I and II and Henry V. (more...)

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