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Antaeus Theater to Present THE LIAR, Begin. 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2013

Wildly clever and a bit naughty, brimming with wordplay and swordplay, David Ives' English-language adaptation of Pierre Corneille's The Liar is next up at Antaeus.Casey Stangl directs the Los Angeles premiere of this delightfully ingenious and irreverent update of a classic French romp. Previews begin Oct. 3, with two opening nights set for Oct. 10 and Oct. 11 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. (more...)

Edinburgh International Festival 2012 Comes to a Close Tonight, Sept 2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2012

Edinburgh International Festival 2012 closes with a bang tonight as Virgin Money Fireworks Concert brings the city together in celebration. (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2014 Season (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Happenings at the Harman Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company announces an enriched 2012-2013 schedule for Happenings at the Harman, a free programming series featuring cross-genre performances by local artists. Interested parties can bring a bag lunch on their midday break to see performances by musicians, dancers, puppeteers and genre-mixers lasting one hour or less Wednesdays at noon in The Forum in Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St. NW). (more...)

Royal Shakespeare Theatre Reopens For Fall 2010
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2010

The Royal Shakespeare Company today announces its plans to reopen the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres on time and on budget in November 2010, following a four year redevelopment as part of the £112.8 million Transformation project designed to bring actors and audiences closer together. (more...)

DEATHTRAP, THE ENGLISH BRIDE and More Set for Centenary Stage's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

Magic, mystery, laughter, and three New York premieres are the highlights of the 2013-2014 season at The Centenary Stage Company in their fourth year at the David and Carol Lackland Center. This year will feature eight diverse theatre events in the Lackland Center in addition to the New York premieres. (more...)

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, BOOMTOWN and More Set for Creede Repertory Theatre's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

2014 CRT Season Announcement! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LIAR Makes Its Intelligently Hysterical LA Premiere at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo
by Shari Barrett - Oct 18, 2013

On all accounts, THE LIAR is a delightfully ingenious and irreverent update of a classic French romp, presented in the Antaeus tradition best known as 'partner casting' with two actors sharing every role, working together throughout the rehearsal process to enrich the creative experience for both cast and audience. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Antaeus Company Jubilantly Presents Los Angeles Premiere of New Adaptation of Corneille's THE LIAR
by Don Grigware - Oct 14, 2013

The Liar/adapted by David Ives from the comedy by Pierre Corneille/directed by Casey Stangl/The Antaeus Company/review of the Tangerine Cast* (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents THE LIAR, 11/1-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

Early popular demand has prompted Lantern Theater Company to announce an immediate extension of the upcoming production of David Ives' The Liar, an adaptation of the 1664 French comedy classic by Pierre Corneille, directed by Associate Artistic Director Kathryn MacMillan. This Philadelphia premiere by the playwright of the Lantern's smash hit New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656 will now run from November 1 - December 2, 2012 (press opening Wednesday, November 7, 7 p.m.). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Antaeus' THE LIAR in New Adaptation by David Ives
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

Wildly clever and a bit naughty, brimming with wordplay and swordplay, David Ives' English-language adaptation of Pierre Corneille's The Liar is next up at Antaeus. Casey Stangl directs the Los Angeles premiere of this delightfully ingenious and irreverent update of a classic French romp at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LIAR Makes Its Intelligently Hysterical LA Premiere at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

On all accounts, THE LIAR is a delightfully ingenious and irreverent update of a classic French romp, presented in the Antaeus tradition best known as 'partner casting' with two actors sharing every role, working together throughout the rehearsal process to enrich the creative experience for both cast and audience. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Extends THE LIAR Through 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

Due to overwhelming demand, Lantern Theater Company announces a second extension of the Philadelphia premiere of The Liar by award-winning playwright David Ives. Playing to packed houses since its first performance on Nov. 1, Ives' "translaptation" of Pierre Corneille's comedy classic has drawn raves. The Liar will now run through Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. (more...)

Casting Announced for World Premiere of THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE at Imagination Stage, 6/20-8/12
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2012

Imagination Stage, in a collaboration with The Washington Ballet, has announced casting for its world premiere summer production, THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE. In this fusion of theater, dance, and puppetry, based on the novel by C.S. Lewis, the roles of the four children are played jointly by an actor and a dancer, and the courageous lion Aslan is portrayed by a life-size puppet operated by three actor/puppeteers, similar to the puppets used in the Broadway production WAR HORSE. (more...)

BWW Reviews: We'd Be Lying If We Disparaged THE LIAR
by Jeff Davis - Mar 7, 2014

Honesty may be the best policy, but it's not the most fun one. Thank God 16th century playwright Pierre Corneille and modern day playwright David Ives have an affinity for the truth-challenged. Ives's modern take on Corneille's classic French comedy The Liar is an exhilarating and side-splitting mix of the old and new, and Austin Playhouse's production of it reminds us just how exceptional the Austin theater community is. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Co's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA Closes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 6/09/2013
by BWW - Jun 9, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/09/2013 for Rhode Island (more...)

Imagination Stage Presents World Premiere of THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE, Now thru 8/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

Imagination Stage, in a collaboration with The Washington Ballet, presents THE LION, THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE. In this fusion of theater, dance, and puppetry, based on the novel by C.S. Lewis, the roles of the four children are played jointly by an actor and a dancer, and the courageous lion Aslan is portrayed by a life-size puppet operated by three actor/puppeteers, similar to the puppets used in the Broadway production War Horse. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 6/02/2013
by BWW - Jun 2, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/02/2013 for Rhode Island (more...)

Edinburgh Festival HQ, The Hub to Join Olympic Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2012

Edinburgh International Festival HQ, The Hub will join Friday's Olympic celebration. Festival Director, Jonathan Mills, celebrates bells and the Olympics, which both resonate through Edinburgh International Festival 2012, by joining with people across the UK to bring to life Martin Creed's All The Bells. (more...)

DEATHTRAP, THE ENGLISH BRIDE and More Set for Centenary Stage's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Magic, mystery, laughter, and three New York premieres are the highlights of the 2013-2014 season at The Centenary Stage Company in their fourth year at the David and Carol Lackland Center. This year will feature eight diverse theatre events in the Lackland Center in addition to the New York premieres. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE RAPE OF LUCRECE, Queen Elizabeth Hall, July 9 2014
by Gary Naylor - Jul 10, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a beautiful, horrible, fascinating adaptation of Shakespeare's epic poem, a story of chastity and its destruction and of its consequences in shame and revenge. (more...)

STC Presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Co Presents THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

Centenary Stage to Present THE LIAR, 2/21-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and love is in the air at Centenary Stage Company, or some form of it anyway in this season's laugh-out-loud comedy The Liar by Pierre Corneille, adapted for modern audiences by David Ives. Running February 21st through March 9th at The Lackland Center, this story of mistaken identity and half-truths has delighted audiences and critics time and again. The Wall Street Journal says, "I laughed so hard that I was sore the next day…By wedding [Ives'] verbal prestidigitation to Corneille's mistaken-identity plot, Mr. Ives has come up with a play in which the laughs flow freely and joyously.' (more...)

Gerard Logan Presents Solo Presentation of Shakespeare's THE RAPE OF LUCRECE 1/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2012

Gerard Logan (Olivier Award Nominee - RSC) will bring his electrifying, internationally-acclaimed solo presentation of THE RAPE OF Lucrece, Shakespeare's brutal narrative poem about the dreadful crime of rape and its aftershock, to the Tabard Theatre. (more...)

Gerard Logan Presents Solo Presentation of Shakespeare's THE RAPE OF LUCRECE 1/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2012

Gerard Logan (Olivier Award Nominee - RSC) will bring his electrifying, internationally-acclaimed solo presentation of THE RAPE OF Lucrece, Shakespeare's brutal narrative poem about the dreadful crime of rape and its aftershock, to the Tabard Theatre. (more...)

STC Presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Co Presents THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

Austin Playhouse to Present THE LIAR, 2/7-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Austin Playhouse presents The Liar by David Ives, directed by Don Toner. The show will run February 7th - March 9th, 2014. (more...)

Gerard Logan Presents Solo Presentation of Shakespeare's THE RAPE OF LUCRECE 1/20-21
by Sally Henry - Jan 10, 2012

Gerard Logan (Olivier Award Nominee - RSC) will bring his electrifying, internationally-acclaimed solo presentation of THE RAPE OF Lucrece, Shakespeare's brutal narrative poem about the dreadful crime of rape and its aftershock, to the Tabard Theatre. (more...)

Austin Playhouse Presents THE LIAR, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Austin Playhouse presents The Liar by David Ives, directed by Don Toner. The show will run tonight, February 7th - March 9th, 2014. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL to Make Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric, August 2015
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Barry O'Farrell announced today that the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical will make its Australian Premiere at Sydney Lyric Theatre in August 2015. (more...)

Centenary Stage Presents THE LIAR, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and love is in the air at Centenary Stage Company, or some form of it anyway in this season's laugh-out-loud comedy The Liar by Pierre Corneille, adapted for modern audiences by David Ives. Running tonight, February 21st through March 9th at The Lackland Center, this story of mistaken identity and half-truths has delighted audiences and critics time and again. The Wall Street Journal says, 'I laughed so hard that I was sore the next day...By wedding [Ives'] verbal prestidigitation to Corneille's mistaken-identity plot, Mr. Ives has come up with a play in which the laughs flow freely and joyously.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Centenary Stage's THE LIAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Love and laughs are in the air at Centenary Stage Company (CSC) in this season's romantic comedy The Liar by Pierre Corneille, adapted for modern audiences by celebrated playwright David Ives and starring a vibrant cast of classical and Broadway luminaries. Running February 21st through March 9th at The Lackland Center, this story of mistaken identity and half-truths has delighted audiences and critics time and again. Scroll down for some photos of the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE LIAR at Centenary Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Love and laughs are in the air at Centenary Stage Company (CSC) in this season's romantic comedy The Liar by Pierre Corneille, adapted for modern audiences by celebrated playwright David Ives and starring a vibrant cast of classical and Broadway luminaries. Running February 21st through March 9th at The Lackland Center, this story of mistaken identity and half-truths has delighted audiences and critics time and again. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Centenary Stage's THE LIAR Opens this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Love and laughs are in the air at Centenary Stage Company (CSC) in this season's romantic comedy The Liar by Pierre Corneille, adapted for modern audiences by celebrated playwright David Ives and starring a vibrant cast of classical and Broadway luminaries. Running February 21st through March 9th at The Lackland Center, this story of mistaken identity and half-truths has delighted audiences and critics time and again. The Wall Street Journal says, 'I laughed so hard that I was sore the next day...By wedding [Ives'] verbal prestidigitation to Corneille's mistaken-identity plot, Mr. Ives has come up with a play in which the laughs flow freely and joyously.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Taffety Punk Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2013

Taffety Punk Theatre Company presents Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Michelle Shupe and choreographed by company member Erin Mitchell, featuring company members Tonya Beckman, Daniel Crane, Daniel Flint, Kimberly Gilbert, and Esther Williamson. The production plays Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th Street SE, Washington, DC, now through February 23, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Centenary Stage's THE LIAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Love and laughs are in the air at Centenary Stage Company (CSC) in this season's romantic comedy The Liar by Pierre Corneille, adapted for modern audiences by celebrated playwright David Ives and starring a vibrant cast of classical and Broadway luminaries. Running February 21st through March 9th at The Lackland Center, this story of mistaken identity and half-truths has delighted audiences and critics time and again. Scroll down for some photos of the cast! (more...)

Shakespeare & Company performs THE LIAR by David Ives
by Larry Murray - Feb 11, 2013

With classic wordplay to delight the intellect, and on-stage farcical situations to provoke the belly laughs, THE LIAR at Shakespeaere & Company is welcome relief from the Winter storms in the currently dormant Berkshires of Massachusetts. It runs until March 24 in Lenox, MA. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Extends THE LIAR Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2012

Due to overwhelming demand, Lantern Theater Company announces a second extension of the Philadelphia premiere of The Liar by award-winning playwright David Ives. Playing to packed houses since its first performance on Nov. 1, Ives' "translaptation" of Pierre Corneille's comedy classic has drawn raves. The Liar will now run through Today, Dec. 9, 2012. (more...)

STC Presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

The Shakespeare Theatre Company welcomes former STC Associate Director PJ Paparelli who will direct and put a new twist on Shakespeare's earliest romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)

An INsider's Preview of A Noise Within's CYMBELINE
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 31, 2012

The first session of A Noise Within's new INsiders program (formerly known as Scholar's Society) led by Dr. Miranda Johnson-Haddad, took place August 29. The topic of the evening - The Dark Fantasy of CYMBELINE, which happens to be the first play of A Noise Within's fall season. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2011: The Stage Announces Nominees For Acting Excellence Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2011

Pleasance Theatre has taken six nominations, with Assembly Theatre, the Traverse and Zoo Venues all receiving four nods for this year's Stage Awards for Acting Excellence at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

James Bridges Theatre with LA Theatre Works to Present THE LIAR, 4/18-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

The Liar, a Pierre Corneille comedy about how love can survive amid tall tales, will be presented by the James Bridges Theater April 18 - April 21. All performances will be recorded live in front of an audience (without sets or costumes) to air on L.A. Theatre Works' syndicated radio theater series, which broadcasts weekly on public radio stations nationwide and can be streamed on demand at www.latw.org. (more...)

World Shakespeare Festival at The Edinburgh International Festival this August - MACBETH, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE RAPE OF LUCRECE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2012

The World Shakespeare Festival opens Monday 23 April and the UK is set for its largest ever celebration of Shakespeare. The Edinburgh International Festival's three contrasting takes on Shakespeare at Festival 2012 will form a key part of the World Shakespeare Festival in Scotland this August. (more...)

James Bridges Theatre with LA Theatre Works to Present THE LIAR, 4/18-21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2013

The Liar, a Pierre Corneille comedy about how love can survive amid tall tales, will be presented by the James Bridges Theater April 18 - April 21. All performances will be recorded live in front of an audience (without sets or costumes) to air on L.A. Theatre Works' syndicated radio theater series, which broadcasts weekly on public radio stations nationwide and can be streamed on demand at www.latw.org. (more...)

James Bridges Theatre with LA Theatre Works Presents THE LIAR, Now thru 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

The Liar, a Pierre Corneille comedy about how love can survive amid tall tales, will be presented by the James Bridges Theater tonight, April 18 - April 21. All performances will be recorded live in front of an audience (without sets or costumes) to air on L.A. Theatre Works' syndicated radio theater series, which broadcasts weekly on public radio stations nationwide and can be streamed on demand at www.latw.org. (more...)

CAST Late Night Series Presents VENUS & ADONIS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

CAST Late Night Series - AvantVanGuard presents VENUS & ADONIS: An Erotic Poem by William Shakespeare. The show is directed by Tony Wright and runs through April 17 Fridays and Saturdays at 10 PM Tickets are $15 (more...)

The Lantern Announces 2012/13 Season to Include NEW JERUSALEM, HENRY V, HEROES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2012

Now in the midst of a record-breaking year, Lantern Theater Company announces the productions scheduled for its 2012/13 season. The Lantern opens its 19th season with a remount of David Ives' New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656, the best-selling play in the company's history and featuring the original cast and creative team from the original 2011 production. This limited return engagement is followed by the Philadelphia premiere of The Liar, also by Ives, a sophisticated comedy of lies and love adapted from the French play by Pierre Corneille. Mid-season, the Lantern completes Martin McDonagh's Leenane Trilogy (A Skull in Connemara, The Lonesome West) with the darkly comic The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Lantern Associate Artistic Director Kathryn MacMillan will direct both The Liar and The Beauty Queen of Leenane. In the spring, Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon directs Henry V, William Shakespeare's epic journey through royal courts and battlefields. The season concludes with Heroes, a playful, bawdy, and heartbreakingly funny comedy by Tom Stoppard, adapted from Gerald Sibleyras' Le Vent De Peupliers and directed by Lantern affiliated artist M. Craig Getting. (more...)

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