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Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Premieres A DREAM OF RED PAVILIONS TonightPan Asian Repertory Theatre Premieres A DREAM OF RED PAVILIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, celebrating its 39th Season, presents the New York world premiere of A DREAM OF RED PAVILIONS, China's greatest and most beloved novel, running now through February 14, 2016 at the Clubman Theatre (Theatre Row). The production opens tonight, January 28, 2016. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/28/16- MACBETHSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/28/16- MACBETH
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2016

Today in 1982, Macbeth opened at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it ran for 21 performances. Written by William Shakespeare, Macbeth is about a regicide and its aftermath. It is Shakespeare's shortest tragedy and is believed to have been written sometime between 1603 and 1607. The earliest account of a performance of what was probably Shakespeare's play is April 1611, when Simon Forman recorded seeing such a play at the Globe Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: MACBETH, Birmingham RepBWW Review: MACBETH, Birmingham Rep
by Emma Cann - Jan 28, 2016

As 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, we will be treated to a year of exciting and innovative programming inspired by the Bard. Macbeth, directed by Carrie Cracknell and Lucy Guerin, is the first of three Shakespearean productions at The Birmingham Rep this year. Explored using a combination of the original text and dance, this adaptation focuses on Macbeth's breakdown, the supernatural forces behind it, and the ensuing chaos. (more...)

HAMLET to Play Teatro Circulo, 3/4-20HAMLET to Play Teatro Circulo, 3/4-20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

To share an outstanding production of the 2013 Hamlet Marathon in Milan, Italy with a wider audience, First Maria LLC will present Shakespeare's 'Hamlet,' directed by Celeste Moratti and performed by a mixed American-Italian company, March 4 to 20, 2016 at Teatro Circulo, 64 East 4th Street, Manhattan. The production trims politics out of the plot in order to emphasize each character's role as either a child or a parent, highlighting mistakes of mothers and fathers and the conflicts in children between filial duty and the emergence of conscience. The performance is entirely in English. (more...)

Cush Jumbo & Janet McTeer to Lead All-Female THE TAMING OF THE SHREW as Part of 2016 Shakespeare in the Park; Full Lineup Set!Cush Jumbo & Janet McTeer to Lead All-Female THE TAMING OF THE SHREW as Part of 2016 Shakespeare in the Park; Full Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Public Theater will celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death in 2016 with free Shakespeare in the Park beginning in May, along with other affordable Bard programming at Astor Place and the Delacorte Theater, it was announced today. As part of Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season, free Shakespeare in the Park this summer will feature an all-female version of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, directed by Phyllida Lloyd and featuring Olivier Award nominee Cush Jumbo as Katherina and Tony Award winner Janet McTeer as Petruchio, followed in July by TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co.'s New Works Reading Series Continues with IAMBIC LABIndependent Shakespeare Co.'s New Works Reading Series Continues with IAMBIC LAB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival and recipients of the 2015 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in theater, announce the debut of a new works reading series, iambic lab, presented Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13 at 7:30pm and Sunday, February 14 at 2pm at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (more...)

The McKittrick Hotel to Host First 'Supercinema' During Valentine's Day WeekendThe McKittrick Hotel to Host First 'Supercinema' During Valentine's Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The McKittrick Hotel (530 W 27th Street, New York, NY), home of Sleep No More, will debut its first-ever Supercinema, an all-new way to experience nightlife through a cinematic lens. (more...)

New British Musical to Premiere at Wales Millennium CentreNew British Musical to Premiere at Wales Millennium Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

This Easter, Wales Millennium Centre will premiere its first full-scale, original musical, ONLY THE BRAVE, produced with Soho Theatre, Daniel Sparrow Productions and Birdsong Productions. Based on the real lives of men and women caught up in the D-Day landings, this new production will star David Thaxton, Caroline Sheen and Neil McDermott, directed by Steve Marmion, Artistic Director of London's Soho Theatre. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Welcome James Shapiro & Jeffrey Lyons This WeekendTHEATER TALK to Welcome James Shapiro & Jeffrey Lyons This Weekend
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

An all-new episode of THEATER TALK features portraits of times and personalities - William Shakespeare in the year 1606, and New York nightlife newspaper columnist Leonard Lyons in the 40-year period between 1934 and 1974. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Alec Baldwin & Dan Marino Star in All-New Amazon Echo SUPER BOWL SpotVIDEO: First Look - Alec Baldwin & Dan Marino Star in All-New Amazon Echo SUPER BOWL Spot
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Alec Baldwin and former NFL quarterback Dan Marino star in an all-new TV spot for Amazon Echo which will premire during SUPER BOWL 50. (more...)

DreamWrights to Offer Shakespearience This SpringDreamWrights to Offer Shakespearience This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

?This spring, DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre is offering a new experience… a Shakespearience!  The teaching artist for this experience is Billy Wolfgang, founder of OrangeMite Studios where Wolfgang has been involved in 16 different Shakespearean productions.  He promises to bring not only directing experience to our workshop, but more specifically, Shakespearean acting experience. "Getting participants involved in many different scenes will be the key to our success.  Students will be involved in material from a variety of plays to give them a broader view of Shakespeare's work.  We will then use that knowledge and apply it to the comedy play we produce as a class." (more...)

LA Opera Announces 2016/17 Season - MACBETH, AKHNATEN, 30th Birthday Celebration and More!LA Opera Announces 2016/17 Season - MACBETH, AKHNATEN, 30th Birthday Celebration and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

General Director Plácido Domingo has announced the repertory and artist roster for the company's 2016/17 season. Created by Mr. Domingo in collaboration with Music Director James Conlon and President and CEO Christopher Koelsch, the season will include six mainstage productions and a classic musical presented at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. A total of 40 performances will take place in that venue, while an additional 13 performances will be presented elsewhere through the company's Off Grand initiative.  (more...)

Olivier Nominee HETTY FEATHER to Make U.S. Premiere in FloridaOlivier Nominee HETTY FEATHER to Make U.S. Premiere in Florida
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Olivier Award nominated Rose Theatre Kingston production of Jacqueline Wilson's critically acclaimed Hetty Feather today announces an international transfer to the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Florida for a limited run from 2 to 26 June 2016. Currently enjoying a major UK tour, the production continues on to Chichester Festival Theatre on 27 January followed by Nottingham Theatre Royal, Oxford Playhouse, Leicester Curve, Rose Theatre Kingston, Southampton Mayflower Theatre, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Clywd Theatr Cymru, Orchard Theatre Dartford, Cardiff New Theatre completing the run at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre before travelling to Sarasota, Florida for its US premiere. (more...)

Austin Shakespeare Presents Euripides' MEDEA, Feb. 17 - March 6 at the Long CenterAustin Shakespeare Presents Euripides' MEDEA, Feb. 17 - March 6 at the Long Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Greek tragedy Medea by the irreverent Euripides slashes across the stage with the revenge of a woman scorned, starring nationally-acclaimed classical actress, Franchelle Stewart Dorn in the title role. The production runs at the Long Center for the Performing Arts (701 W. Riverside Drive), February 17-March 6, 2016 and is presented by Austin Shakespeare. (more...)

New York Shakespeare Exchange Sets February ShakesBEER Pub CrawlNew York Shakespeare Exchange Sets February ShakesBEER Pub Crawl
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

New York Shakespeare Exchange, creator of the viral smash The Sonnet Project, is thrilled to announce that their February ShakesBEER, NYC's original Shakespearean pub-crawl, will head to Greenwhich Village for two dates in February. The February ShakesBEER takes place on Saturday, February 6 and Saturday, February 13. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2016 - IF/THEN Tour Greets New Faces!WAKE UP with BWW 1/27/2016 - IF/THEN Tour Greets New Faces!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 27, 2016

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: IF/THEN gets fresh faces on tour, three shows begin off-Broadway and more! (more...)

First Look at Lisa Maxwell, Gary Wilmot and Sam Attwater in END OF THE RAINBOWFirst Look at Lisa Maxwell, Gary Wilmot and Sam Attwater in END OF THE RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The first images were released today of Lisa Maxwell, Gary Wilmot and Sam Attwater rehearsing for hit West End and Broadway play End of the Rainbow, touring the UK in a brand new production from February. (more...)

Beck Teen Theater to Stage Eric Coble's BRIGHT IDEASBeck Teen Theater to Stage Eric Coble's BRIGHT IDEAS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Beck Center Teen Theater presents Bright Ideas by Cleveland's most prolific playwright Eric Coble, February 26-28 and March 4-6, 2016 in the Studio Theater. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. A student matinee performance is 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 3. Tickets are on sale now. This production is rated PG-13 due to strong language. (more...)

VIDEO: Brian d'Arcy James Talks 'Riding on a High of Caffeine, Awards Ceremony Addiction & Broadway'VIDEO: Brian d'Arcy James Talks 'Riding on a High of Caffeine, Awards Ceremony Addiction & Broadway'
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

SOMETHING ROTTEN's Brian d'Arcy James stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT, and recalled meeting Hillary Clinton backstage at the off-Broadway production of HAMILTON riding on ah ight of caffeine and awards ceremony addiction and Broadwa (more...)

John R. Hamilton Mock Trial Features Celebrity Judges and Orlando Shakespeare Theater ActorsJohn R. Hamilton Mock Trial Features Celebrity Judges and Orlando Shakespeare Theater Actors
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF will hold its 8th Annual John R. Hamilton Mock Trial on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center. This year Mother Nature will be put on trial for the havoc she's wrought on the characters in two of Shakespeare's productions, The Tempest and Pericles. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Elizabeth DeShong, and More in Chicago Lyric Opera's NABUCCOPhoto Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Elizabeth DeShong, and More in Chicago Lyric Opera's NABUCCO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Nabucco, Giuseppe Verdi's twisted tale of politics, power, forbidden love, and religion, best known for its stirring chorus 'Va, pensiero.' Nabucco opens tomorrow night, Saturday, January 23 for seven performances through February 12.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

Irish Rep's Reading Series Continues With CHARLOTTE'S LETTERS, Starring Margo Seibert & MoreIrish Rep's Reading Series Continues With CHARLOTTE'S LETTERS, Starring Margo Seibert & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The Irish Repertory Theatre, which 'encourages the development of works focusing on the Irish and Irish-American experience, and produces works of other cultures interpreted through the lens of an Irish sensibility,' continues the 10th season of the Irish Rep Reading Series.  A staged reading of Jennifer O'Grady's play Charlotte's Letters will be held on Friday, January 29 at 3pm EST at the DR2 Theater, 103 East 15th Street (the Irish Repertory Theatre's temporary home during current renovations).  The Irish Rep's literary manager, Kara Manning, will direct the reading. Tickets are free, and the event is open to the public.  An RSVP to 212-727-2737 is suggested. (more...)

The Vagrancy Announces New SeasonThe Vagrancy Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

After The Vagrancy's daring production of Maria Irene Fornes' WHAT OF THE NIGHT that earned the company three OVATION AWARD nominations, the Los Angeles based theatre company proudly prepares to take on Shakespeare's deliciously murderous Macbeth, cut, conceived, and directed by Artistic Director Caitlin Hart this coming October. (more...)

London Classic Theatre to Launch New Tour of Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTYLondon Classic Theatre to Launch New Tour of Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Following successful tours of Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in 2015, today London Classic Theatre Artistic Director Michael Cabot announces a new production of Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party. Cabot directs a cast including Jonathan Ashley (Goldberg), Gareth Bennett-Ryan (Stanley), Cheryl Kennedy (Meg), Ged McKenna (Petey), Declan Rodgers (McCann) and Imogen Wilde (Lulu). The production tours to 37 venues around the UK this spring/summer, starting at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 17 February. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE AND INFORMATION at CapStagePhoto Flash: First Look at LOVE AND INFORMATION at CapStage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Capital Stage continues its 2015/16 Season with a poignant new play by legendary playwright Caryl Churchill. The Sacramento Premiere of LOVE AND INFORMATION will be the main-stage directorial debut of local theatre talent, Benjamin T. Ismail. LOVE AND INFORMATION will run from January 27 through February 28, 2016 with a Press Opening on Saturday, January 30 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Seeks Submissions for PlayFest 2016Orlando Shakespeare Theater Seeks Submissions for PlayFest 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is seeking new full-length plays that speak to the human condition in a fascinating and complicated contemporary world. (more...)

Eric Tucker to Direct NYC Premiere of DEAD DOG PARK at 59E59 TheatersEric Tucker to Direct NYC Premiere of DEAD DOG PARK at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

59E59 Theaters will welcome the NYC premiere of DEAD DOG PARK, written by Barry Malawer and directed by Eric Tucker. Produced by Boz and the Bard Productions, Inc. & Bedlam, DEAD DOG PARK begins performances on Thursday, February 11 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6.  Press opening is Sunday, February 28 at 7:15 PM.  The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:15 PM; Friday at 8:15 PM; Saturday at 2:15 PM & 8:15 PM; and Sunday at 3:15 PM & 7:15 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Tickets are $35 ($24.50 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or go to www.59e59.org.  (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater & UCF to Present THE ADVENTURES OF PERICLES, 2/24-3/26Orlando Shakespeare Theater & UCF to Present THE ADVENTURES OF PERICLES, 2/24-3/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents a modern verse translation of The Adventures of Pericles from February 24 - March 26, 2016 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Pirates and shipwrecks, combat tournaments, and murder plots set the stage for Shakespeare's romantic adventure, Pericles. Tickets to The Adventures of Pericles are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Sets 2016 SeasonShakespeare & Company Sets 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Shakespeare & Company has announced its lineup for the 2016 summer season, which includes three Shakespeare plays: The Merchant of Venice, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Twelfth Night, plus the Regional Premieres of Or, by Liz Duffy Adams, and Lauren Gunderson's The Taming. Additional titles include Ugly Lies the Bone by Lindsey Ferrentino a bracing drama fresh from an acclaimed Off-Broadway production, Sotto Voce by Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz, and the return of Stephan Wolfert in Cry 'Havoc!' (more...)

Theatr Clwyd Announces Full Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOFTheatr Clwyd Announces Full Cast of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

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Ensemble Studio Theatre Sets Spring 2016 SeasonEnsemble Studio Theatre Sets Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE has announced the continuation of the EST 2015-2016 season. PLEASE CONTINUE by Frank Basloe, directed by William Carden, and presented in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, will begin performances on February 3, 2016 and officially opens Thursday February 11, for a limited run through February 28, 2016. EST, in association with The Radio Drama Network, and Page 73 Productions will present the world premiere of KENTUCKY, by Leah Nanako Winkler, directed by Morgan Gould, which will begin performances in April for a limited run. Both productions will take place at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

DRIVING MISS DAISY to Run 2/4-21 at Colorado Springs Fine Arts CenterDRIVING MISS DAISY to Run 2/4-21 at Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (FAC) FAC honors Black History Month with one of American theatre's most timeless and touching plays, Driving Miss Daisy, written by Alfred Uhry and directed by Producing Artistic Director, Scott RC Levy. In performance from February 4?21. With humor and heartfelt emotion, Uhry's Pulitzer Prize?winning play poignantly explores the transformative power of true friendship. (more...)

TEMPEST REDUX to Run 2/20-4/10 at Odyssey TheatreTEMPEST REDUX to Run 2/20-4/10 at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

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California Repertory Company to Present MUTUAL CONSENTCalifornia Repertory Company to Present MUTUAL CONSENT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

In an intriguing blend of absurdity and lyricism, this vignette-style drama tells the story of how multiple couples navigate marriage, commitment, and the challenges of contemporary life while exploring the beauties and discontents of love in adulthood. D'Zmura explains that the play "explores the journey we take throughout life and the essential questions we explore when we journey into middle age." The farcical and witty scenarios presented will entice viewers to consider their lives and who they still wish to become. (more...)

Blair Brown, Stephen Lang and Fritz Weaver Perform LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE at Metropolitan MuseumBlair Brown, Stephen Lang and Fritz Weaver Perform LINCOLN'S FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE at Metropolitan Museum
by Michael Dale - Jan 20, 2016

Our 16th president was a great fan of the performing arts and educated himself by reading Shakespeare. (more...)

Over 850 Events Across the Windy City Come Together for SHAKESPEARE 400 CHICAGOOver 850 Events Across the Windy City Come Together for SHAKESPEARE 400 CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

The Bard is back! Shakespeare 400 Chicago today announced the festival line-up for 2016, featuring 850 events on stages and in museums, restaurants, parks, schools and neighborhoods across Chicago. (more...)

Kelsey Grammer's FINDING NEVERLAND Return Extended Through 3/26Kelsey Grammer's FINDING NEVERLAND Return Extended Through 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

Emmy-winner and Tony nominee Kelsey Grammer returned to the hit Broadway musical FINDING NEVERLAND earlier this month, and BroadwayWorld has just learned that his limited run has been extended through March 26. Originally, he was scheduled to conclude his run as 'Charles Frohman' and 'Captain Hook' on February 21. (more...)

Cast Announced for NOTMOSES at Arts TheatreCast Announced for NOTMOSES at Arts Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Gary Sinyor announces casting for his play, NotMoses, which will begin previews at the Arts Theatre on 10 March 2016. (more...)

Kelsey Grammer Returns to Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND TonightKelsey Grammer Returns to Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Emmy-winner and Tony nominee Kelsey Grammer returns to the hit Broadway musical Finding Neverland tonight, January 19, for a run through February 21, reprising the roles of 'Charles Frohman' and 'Captain Hook', for which he received wide acclaim upon the new hit musical's opening last spring. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak to Helm Kaliswa Brewster and Chris Ghaffari in ROMEO & JULIET at Hartford StageDarko Tresnjak to Helm Kaliswa Brewster and Chris Ghaffari in ROMEO & JULIET at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Hartford Stage presents William Shakespeare's most popular play, ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, who previously helmed the critically acclaimed productions of HAMLET, Macbeth, TWELFTH NIGHT and THE TEMPEST. The tragic romance will play from February 11 through March 20 only. (more...)

Ivy Theatre Company to Host Debut Reading of TRIAL, 1/24Ivy Theatre Company to Host Debut Reading of TRIAL, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

On Sunday January 24th at12pm Ivy Theatre Company presents a debut reading of TRIAL, a new play by Ashley Griffin (creator of the pop culture phenomenon Forever Deadward,) at 150 West 30th Street, 14th Floor. RSVP by emailing ivytheatre@gmail.com. (more...)

Callie Cooke, Tahirah Sharif and Phaldut Sharma to Reprise Roles in FIREBIRD at Trafalgar StudiosCallie Cooke, Tahirah Sharif and Phaldut Sharma to Reprise Roles in FIREBIRD at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Callie Cooke, Tahirah Sharif and Phaldut Sharma will reprise their roles in Phil Davies' debut play, FIREBIRD, following a run at Hampstead Downstairs last autumn. (more...)

Central Square Theater to Present Danai Gurira's THE CONVERTCentral Square Theater to Present Danai Gurira's THE CONVERT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Underground Railway Theater are proud to present the Danai Gurira's The Convert January 28 - February 28, 2016. The Convert is directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian. The press performance is Monday, February 1 at 7:30PM. (more...)

TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, The NOLA Project Events and More to Celebrate the Bard as Part of New Orleans Shakespeare's 2016 SeasonTWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, The NOLA Project Events and More to Celebrate the Bard as Part of New Orleans Shakespeare's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

This year the Crescent City is cast as a lead actor in the global commemorations surrounding the 400th anniversary of the death of the world's most famous playwright.  (more...)

Lucie Jones to Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at CurveLucie Jones to Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at Curve
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy, Legally Blonde. Lucie rose to prominence on the X Factor in 2009 and has since starred as Victoria in American Psycho (Almeida Theatre) and as Molly in Ghost (Asia Tour). (more...)

Lucie Jones and Jon Robyns To Star In LEGALLY BLONDE At Leicester Curve!Lucie Jones and Jon Robyns To Star In LEGALLY BLONDE At Leicester Curve!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Nikolai Foster, Artistic Director at Curve, today announces Lucie Jones as Elle Woods in the award-winning West End and Broadway smash hit musical comedy, Legally Blonde. Lucie rose to prominence on the X Factor in 2009 and has since starred as Victoria in American Psycho (Almeida Theatre) and as Molly in Ghost (Asia Tour). (more...)

Bush Theatre Sets Cast of Catherine-Anne Toupin's RIGHT NOWBush Theatre Sets Cast of Catherine-Anne Toupin's RIGHT NOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

The cast is announced and rehearsals begin today for RIGHT NOW, a co-production between the Bush Theatre, Traverse theatre Company and Theatre Royal Bath Ustinov Studio. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater to Present THE TEMPESTOrlando Shakespeare Theater to Present THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF presents The Tempest from February 10 - March 27, 2016 at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Magic, romance, and revenge set the stage for Shakespeare's late masterpiece, The Tempest. Tickets to The Tempest are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5Sacha Wares Returns To Almeida Theatre to Direct World Premiere of BOY, April 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Sacha Wares will be returning to Almeida Theatre to direct the world premiere of Leo Butler's new play Boy, after her directorial success with the critically acclaimed production, Game, by Mike Bartlett, in 2015.  Boy will run at the Almeida Theatre from 5 April until 28 May 2016, with press night on 12 April 2016. Director Sacha Wares is joined by a formidable creative team, including two powerhouse contemporary designers, Miriam Buether for set design (Wild Swans, Sucker Punch, My Child, Generations), who worked with Sacha on Game at the Almeida in 2015, and Ultz for costume (Jerusalem, Hobson's Choice, Fallout, Pied Pier), who will be collaborating with Miriam, on design, for the very first time. Further creative credits include movement by Leon Baugh, lighting by Jack Knowles and sound by Gareth Fry. (more...)

Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Announces 20th Anniversary 'Shakesperience' SeasonPhiladelphia Shakespeare Theatre Announces 20th Anniversary 'Shakesperience' Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

In a year filled with celebrations around the world commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre ushers in its 20th Anniversary Season with three mainstage productions, the Classical Acting Academy, a killer FringeArts Festival run of Kill Will, a *NEW* Actors Season, and special events and lectures spread throughout the year. (more...)

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