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Al Pacino to Play Joe Paterno in Film About Penn State Scandal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

According to Deadline, Al Pacino will portray Joe Paterno in a film about the Penn State scandal. Next week, ICM Partners is shopping around a package for the movie. (more...)

The Porters of Hellsgate Present MEASURE FOR MEASURE, 9/21-10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2012

Capping off their highly successful 2012 Season, The Porters of Hellsgate have announced their next production, Shakespeare's dark comedy, Measure for Measure-the Bard's deft exploration of the arrogance of power. (more...)

Great Lakes Theater to Open 2013-14 Season with SWEENEY TODD & RICHARD III, Begin. 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2013

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2013-14 season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features William Shakespeare's royal epic, Richard III and Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 27 - November 3, 2013. Joseph Hanreddy will direct Richard III.Victoria Bussert will direct Sweeney Todd. (Sweeney Todd's music and lyrics were written by Stephen Sondheim based on a book by Hugh Wheeler and an adaptation by Christopher Bond.Sweeney Todd was originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince with orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick. It was originally produced on Broadway by Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards in association with Dean and Judy Manos.) (more...)

Great Lakes Theater Opens 2013-14 Season with SWEENEY TODD and RICHARD III, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2013-14 season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features William Shakespeare's royal epic, Richard III and Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory tonight, September 27 - November 3, 2013. (more...)

The Porters of Hellsgate Present MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now thru 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012

Capping off their highly successful 2012 Season, The Porters of Hellsgate have announced their next production, Shakespeare's dark comedy, Measure for Measure-the Bard's deft exploration of the arrogance of power. (more...)

Photo Flash: SWEENEY TODD at the Great Lakes Theater at Hanna Thatre, PlayhouseSquare
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2013

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2013-14 season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features William Shakespeare's royal epic, Richard III and Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 27 - November 3, 2013. (more...)

The Porters of Hellsgate Present MEASURE FOR MEASURE, 9/21-10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2012

Capping off their highly successful 2012 Season, The Porters of Hellsgate have announced their next production, Shakespeare's dark comedy, Measure for Measure-the Bard's deft exploration of the arrogance of power. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT Star Stephen Fry to Guest on THE COLBERT REPORT, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Stephen Fry, who is making his Broadway acting debut as Malvolio in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of TWELFTH NIGHT, will be a guest on 'The Colbert Report' on Thursday, October 24. 'The Colbert Report' airs at 11:30 PM ET on Comedy Central, 10:30 PM Central. (more...)

Al Pacino Wants to Take the Chicago Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Al Pacino told the publication's columnist Bill Zwecker that he wants to do a play in Chicago and has pitched the idea to a couple of Chicago theaters. As Pacino put it, 'anybody who would have me.' Pacino said he would like to do Shakespeare, O'Neill or Mamet. (more...)

Stan Graner, Marcia Carroll and More Star in WaterTower Theatre's BLACK TIE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

WaterTower Theatre presents Black Tie, running tonight, May 31 - June 23, 2013 at the Addison Theatre Centre on the Main Stage. The cast includes Stan Graner as Curtis, John S. Davies as Curtis' Father, Marcia Carroll as Mimi, Katherine Bourne as Elsie, Jordon Brodess as Teddy and Jake Buchanan understudying the role of Teddy. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre Presents Shakespeare's RICHARD III, Now thru 29 March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Lazarus Theatre Compay will present William Shakespeare's Richard III, today, 4th-29th March 2014, Tuesday-Saturday at 8:00pm at The Blue Elephant Theatre. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre to Bring RICHARD III to the Blue Elephant, March 4-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

LAZARUS THEATRE COMPANY will present Richard III by William Shakespeare, running 4th - 29th March 2014, Tue - Sat at 8.00pm at the Blue Elephant Theatre. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare's RICHARD III, 4-29 March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Lazarus Theatre Compay is proud to present William Shakespeare's Richard II, 4th-29th March 2014, Tuesday-Today at 8:00pm at The Blue Elephant Theatre. (more...)

Boomerang's RICHARD III Opens in Central Park Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform tonight, June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. (more...)

The Boomerang Theatre Company Presents RICHARD III in Central Park, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. Check out www.boomerangtheatre.org for more information. (more...)

The Boomerang Theatre Company Presents RICHARD III in Central Park, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. Check out www.boomerangtheatre.org for more information. (more...)

Boomerang's RICHARD III to Open in Central Park, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. Check out www.boomerangtheatre.org for more information. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot to Present CYMBELINE in the Municipal Parking Lot, 7/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Hamilton Clancy, Artistic Director of The Drilling Company, chose 'Cymbeline' as the opening show of the 2013 season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot because it portrays a divided world that is magically healed. The play is a hopeful fable to invoke at a time when the world seems so irrevocably torn, with our own country so polarized and the Middle East ripping itself apart in hopeless religious conflicts. Performances will be July 11 to 27 in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets. (more...)

The Public Theater Begins Previews 8/6 for RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews on Monday, August 6 for The Mobile Shakespeare Unit's RICHARD III, directed by Amanda Dehnert. Following a three-week tour, bringing free Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts, RICHARD III will run at The Public Theater through Saturday, August 25, with an official press opening on Saturday, August 11. Tickets are $15 and on sale now. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot to Present CYMBELINE in the Municipal Parking Lot, 7/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2013

Hamilton Clancy, Artistic Director of The Drilling Company, chose 'Cymbeline' as the opening show of the 2013 season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot because it portrays a divided world that is magically healed. The play is a hopeful fable to invoke at a time when the world seems so irrevocably torn, with our own country so polarized and the Middle East ripping itself apart in hopeless religious conflicts. Performances will be July 11 to 27 in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets. (more...)

Porters of Hellsgate Presents MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, 6/15-7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2012

The Porters of Hellsgate present William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Charles Pasterna, running June 15 through July 22 at The Whitmore Theatre in North Hollywood. (more...)

Kevin Kline in Talks to Join LAS VEGAS Film, Starring Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Michael Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

According to Deadline, Kevin Kline is in talks to join Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Michael Douglas in the comedy Las Vegas. Jon Turteltaub directs; Dan Fogelman writes. (more...)

Boomerang's RICHARD III to Open in Central Park, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. Check out www.boomerangtheatre.org for more information. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Presents CYMBELINE in the Municipal Parking Lot, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Hamilton Clancy, Artistic Director of The Drilling Company, chose 'Cymbeline' as the opening show of the 2013 season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot because it portrays a divided world that is magically healed. The play is a hopeful fable to invoke at a time when the world seems so irrevocably torn, with our own country so polarized and the Middle East ripping itself apart in hopeless religious conflicts. Performances will be today, July 11 to 27 in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets. (more...)

Eric Bass and Bob Berky Set for RICHARD 3.5: LIGHT RUMINATIONS ON MURDER at Sandglass Theater, 1/4 & 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2013

Eric Bass and Bob Berky are back and they promise to kill again! On Friday and Today, January 4 and 5, at 7:30pm the internationally acclaimed performers take to the stage at Sandglass Theater for two special performances of 'Richard 3.5: light ruminations on murder'. Bass and Berky return for two special nights of blood and guts entertainment with their two-man ragtime cabaret version of Shakespeare's famous tale of power-driven murder. Richard 3.5 is a dark comedy that pulls out all the stops and blends Shakespeare with puppets, physical comedy, and contemporary political relevancy. (more...)

The Porters of Hellsgate Stage KING LEAR, Now thru Feb 9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2013

The Porters of Hellsgate present William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, starring Larry Cedar and directed by Thomas Bigley. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare's RICHARD III, 4-29 March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Lazarus Theatre Compay is proud to present William Shakespeare's Richard II, 4th-29th March 2014, Tuesday-Saturday at 8:00pm at The Blue Elephant Theatre. (more...)

Eric Bass and Bob Berky Set for RICHARD 3.5: LIGHT RUMINATIONS ON MURDER at Sandglass Theater, 1/4 & 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

Eric Bass and Bob Berky are back and they promise to kill again! On Friday and Saturday, January 4 and 5, at 7:30pm the internationally acclaimed performers take to the stage at Sandglass Theater for two special performances of 'Richard 3.5: light ruminations on murder'. Bass and Berky return for two special nights of blood and guts entertainment with their two-man ragtime cabaret version of Shakespeare's famous tale of power-driven murder. Richard 3.5 is a dark comedy that pulls out all the stops and blends Shakespeare with puppets, physical comedy, and contemporary political relevancy. (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre Opens THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD III Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014

Artscape presents Shakespeare's, The Tragedy of King Richard III, a thrilling game of power and politics, at Maynardville Open-Air Theatre, for the first time in its history. Richard III dramatizes a key turning point in English history. Malicious, power hungry and bitter about his physical deformity, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, plots in secret as he manoeuvres his way to the throne - and decides to kill anyone he has to in order to become king. Deception and political manipulation abound in the history of his reign of terror and killing fields that caused the common and noble people of England to fear and loathe him. (more...)

Folger Shakespeare Library to Host 'FINDING RICHARD' Talk, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Following the amazing discovery of the remains of King Richard III, Folger Shakespeare Library will present a special lecture featuring geneticist Turi King and fieldwork director Mathew Morris, both part of the Greyfriars Project that discovered Richard's body. King and Morris will shed light on the archaeological dig and subsequent verification by DNA research on Wednesday, February 5 at 7:30pm. Buried for centuries, Richard's body was discovered in September 2012 beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England. (more...)

Broadway at the Golden Globes- BWW Rounds Up 2014's Theatrical Nominees
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 12, 2014

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, air tonight, January 12 on NBC, and BroadwayWorld has rounded up this year's Broadway alums. Learn more about the stars below, and be sure to let us know your picks! (more...)

Maynardville Open-Air Theatre Announces The Tragedy of King Richard III, to Open January 18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Artscape presents Shakespeare's, The Tragedy of King Richard III, a thrilling game of power and politics, at Maynardville Open-Air Theatre, for the first time in its history. Richard III dramatizes a key turning point in English history. Malicious, power hungry and bitter about his physical deformity, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, plots in secret as he manoeuvres his way to the throne - and decides to kill anyone he has to in order to become king. Deception and political manipulation abound in the history of his reign of terror and killing fields that caused the common and noble people of England to fear and loathe him. (more...)

The Porters of Hellsgate Stage KING LEAR, Jan 4-Feb 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2013

The Porters of Hellsgate present William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, starring Larry Cedar and directed by Thomas Bigley. (more...)

VIDEO: King Richard III Honored on Last Night's THE COLBERT REPORT
by - Feb 6, 2013

On last night's COLBERT REPORT, there's a new way to donate to charity, Stephen honors an improbable hero, King Richard III has been found underneath a supermarket, and CBS turns America's unemployment problem into America's entertainment solution. Check out clips from last night's show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Mark Rylance Takes Final Bow as RICHARD III at West End's Apollo Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2013

After the recent University of Leicester study into the missing remains of King Richard III found in a car park, Mark Rylance is photographed on stage at the Apollo Theatre, where today, Sunday 10 February 2013, he takes a final bow for his critically acclaimed portrayal of the late King. Scroll below for the photo! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Feb 10, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 10, 2013 - Sunday, February 10, 2013. (more...)

The Porters of Hellsgate Stage KING LEAR, Jan 4-Feb 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

The Porters of Hellsgate present William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, starring Larry Cedar and directed by Thomas Bigley. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre to Bring RICHARD III to the Blue Elephant, March 4-29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

LAZARUS THEATRE COMPANY will present Richard III by William Shakespeare, running 4th - 29th March 2014, Tue - Sat at 8.00pm at the Blue Elephant Theatre. (more...)

RICHARD III to Play Folger Theatre, 1/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry, Paul Chahidi and More in TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2013

The critically heralded all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of Twelfth Nightand Richard III will come to Broadway this fall. The productions, which delighted audiences and broke all box office records in London's West End earlier this year, will open Sunday, November 10 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), with previews beginning October 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: RICHARD III Slays the Audience in the Little Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Aug 5, 2013

The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild is celebrating its 75th Anniversary, and so William Shakespeare seems an appropriate choice of playwright for such an auspicious occasion. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 8/04/2013
by BWW - Aug 4, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/04/2013 for Boise (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 8/25/2013
by BWW - Aug 25, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/25/2013 for Boise (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 8/18/2013
by BWW - Aug 18, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/18/2013 for Boise (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 8/11/2013
by BWW - Aug 11, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/11/2013 for Boise (more...)

Stan Graner, Marcia Carroll and More to Star in WaterTower Theatre's BLACK TIE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013

WaterTower Theatre today announced the cast for Black Time, running May 31 - June 23, 2013 at the Addison Theatre Centre on the Main Stage. The cast includes Stan Graner as Curtis, John S. Davies as Curtis' Father, Marcia Carroll as Mimi, Katherine Bourne as Elsie, Jordon Brodess as Teddy and Jake Buchanan understudying the role of Teddy. (more...)

THE HOBBIT's Martin Freeman to Star in RICHARD III at Trafalgar Studios, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

According to the Daily Mail, THE HOBBIT's Martin Freeman is set to take on his first Shakespearean role in RICHARD III, aiming to begin this summer at Trafalgar Studios. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Richard III: Born with Teeth
by Jena Tesse Fox - Apr 29, 2013

Epic Theatre Ensemble's new adaptation of Shakespeare's classic brings the Wars of the Roses into the present day. (more...)

Wayman Publishing Signs Author Jaimie M. Engle
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Wayman Publishing has just signed author Jaimie M. Engle and will be publishing her debut novel, 'Clifton Chase and the Arrow of Light,' later in 2013. It is a historical middle grade fantasy novel that takes place during the time of King Richard III. 'It's quite fortuitous timing,' says Elisa Hirsch, an editor at Wayman Publishing, 'since the skull of King Richard III was discovered and verified in February of this year. Engle's writing is rich. Children will learn about history while discovering an exciting tale that not only includes ancient kings and princes, but has dragons, dwarfs and talking mermaids as well.' Engle's book describes the War of the Roses, King Richard III and his two famous nephews, whose bodies were never found, assumed to have been murdered by their uncle. (more...)

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