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Tom Payne & Ana Khamis to Star in ROMEO & JULIET at Riverside StudiosTom Payne & Ana Khamis to Star in ROMEO & JULIET at Riverside Studios
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Skinny Lee Productions & Filament Theatre Company in association with CalArts Alumni announce an apocalyptic, completely immersive, multi-media & cinematic adaptation of William Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, starring Tom Payne (HBO's "Luck") as Romeo and Ana Khamis (James Franco's upcoming film "Unknown Identities," "Hacker's Game," Mr. Paradise) as Juliet and directed by Derek Magyar ("Flying Lessons," "Boy Culture"). ROMEO & JULIET will preview on Tuesday, January 22 & Wednesday, January 21 at 8:00pm & will open on Thursday, January 22 at 8pm with a Gala Opening on Friday, January 23 at 8:00pm and will perform through Sunday, February 7 at the Riverside Studios, 3352 N. San Fernando Rd. in Atwater Village. (more...)

Red Bull Theater to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE JACOBEANS ON FILM in JanuaryRed Bull Theater to Present SHAKESPEARE AND THE JACOBEANS ON FILM in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Red Bull Theater today announced a new three-part collaboration with the Shakespeare Society exploring Shakespeare and the Jacobeans on Film. The series includes a Shakespeare Society major member event (open to the public) and two film screenings. All three events will be held at the SVA Theatre (333 West 23rd Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues) part of the School of Visual Arts. For more information and tickets, visit RedBullTheater.com (more...)

Alberta Ballet to Bring FUMBLING TOWARDS ECSTASY to UCLA in JanuaryAlberta Ballet to Bring FUMBLING TOWARDS ECSTASY to UCLA in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Alberta Ballet presents Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, choreographed by Jean Grand-Maitre with music by Sarah McLachlan for one night only, January 24, 2015 at Royce Hall, UCLA. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Shrunken Shakespeare Company's WHAT WE KNOWPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of Shrunken Shakespeare Company's WHAT WE KNOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Shrunken Shakespeare Company presents the world premiere of What We Know: An American Retelling of Chekhov's Three Sisters through December 20, 2014 at Access Theater's Gallery (380 Broadway at White Street). Matthew MacNelly directs. Check out an inside look at opening night below! (more...)

Alexander Zeldin Named Associate Director of Birmingham Repertory TheatreAlexander Zeldin Named Associate Director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Director Alexander Zeldin is a recipient of the Quercus Trust Award 2015 and has been appointed Associate Director at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. He will take up his position in 2015. (more...)

Tim Realbuto's WUNDERKIND Tour to Close in Orlando, Dec 27; Seeks Local PerformersTim Realbuto's WUNDERKIND Tour to Close in Orlando, Dec 27; Seeks Local Performers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Award winning New York Theatre performer/ writer and self proclaimed 'semi-star' Tim Realbuto has decided to end his critically acclaimed (not-so-solo) solo show Wunderkind in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 27th at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Richmond Ballet's Phillip Skaggs to RetireRichmond Ballet's Phillip Skaggs to Retire
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Longtime company dancer Phillip Skaggs is set to retire from the stage at the end of the 2014-15 season after 16 years with Richmond Ballet. The entire company will celebrate Mr. Skaggs' 16 year career with a special farewell performance of George Balanchine's elegant Liebeslieder Walzer during the work's springtime run, April 14-19 at Richmond Ballet's Studio Theatre. Mr. Skaggs' retirement will mark the departure of the longest-tenured company member currently at dancing with Richmond Ballet. (more...)

Tim Realbuto to Bring WUNDERKIND to Orlando, 12/27Tim Realbuto to Bring WUNDERKIND to Orlando, 12/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Award winning New York Theatre performer/ writer and self proclaimed "semi-star" Tim Realbuto has decided to end his critically acclaimed (not-so-solo) solo show Wunderkind in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 27th at 8:00 PM. A former child star of stage and screen and now adult co-writer of the popular Broadway-bound musical Ghostlight, Realbuto has toured Wunderkind all throughout New York City this past year, selling out every venue, including The Public Theatre. (more...)

Benedict Cumberbatch Officially Set for DR. STRANGEBenedict Cumberbatch Officially Set for DR. STRANGE
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed, after much back-and-forth, that Benedict Cumberbatch has officially signed on for Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards - Bradford A. Love Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards - Bradford A. Love Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards - Mathew Schwartz Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards - Mathew Schwartz Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Detroit Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards - Doug Clemons Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Milwaukee Awards - Doug Clemons Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - Tyler Michaels Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - Tyler Michaels Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards - Tony Blosser Leads!Unwrap the Latest Voting Update for the BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards - Tony Blosser Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

HO HO HUMBUG World Premiere to Open 12/5 at Stark Naked TheatreHO HO HUMBUG World Premiere to Open 12/5 at Stark Naked Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company presents its first-ever holiday production with the world premiere of Ho Ho Humbug - a hilarious Christmas-themed comedy produced in association with Third Coast Creative. Certain to become an annual holiday tradition for Houston theatre go-ers, Ho Ho Humbug opens on Friday, December 5th and runs through December 24th at Stark Naked's STUDIO 101. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at T.R. Knight and More in POCATELLO at Playwrights HorizonsPhoto Flash: First Look at T.R. Knight and More in POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The production is currently in previews with an opening set for Monday, December 15. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

THE SNOW QUEEN and SEARCHING FOR ROMEO Win 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing AwardTHE SNOW QUEEN and SEARCHING FOR ROMEO Win 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Steele Spring Stage Rights announced today that two new musicals are the recipients of the 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award: "The Snow Queen" and "Searching For Romeo." (more...)

Chicago Youth Shakespeare to Present ROMEO & JULIET, 12/12-14Chicago Youth Shakespeare to Present ROMEO & JULIET, 12/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Chicago Youth Shakespeare is proud to present 'Romeo and Juliet,' William Shakespeare's most famous play about young love and rebellion that has been told and re-told for over 400 years. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE ABSENCE OF WAR at Sheffield Theatres!Full Cast Announced for THE ABSENCE OF WAR at Sheffield Theatres!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Headlong, Sheffield Theatres and Rose Theatre Kingston today announce the full cast for their co-production of David Hare's The Absence of War. (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Baltimore AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Detroit AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Detroit Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Phoenix AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Asolo Repertory Theatre to Present BOTH YOUR HOUSESAsolo Repertory Theatre to Present BOTH YOUR HOUSES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The old adage, 'the more things change, the more they stay the same,' rings resoundingly true in this Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic. Helmed by Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati, Maxwell Anderson's scintillating political satire BOTH YOUR HOUSES opens Friday, January 23, 2015 at 8pm at Asolo Rep, with previews Wednesday, January 21 and Thursday, January 22 at 8pm. The play runs in rotating rep through Sunday, April 12, 2015. The title of this smart production derives from Mercutio's famous line in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: "a plague on both your houses." (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Smuin Ballet's THE CHRISTMAS BALLET, UNCORKED!Photo Flash: First Look at Smuin Ballet's THE CHRISTMAS BALLET, UNCORKED!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The Bay Area's hottest holiday ticket gets a 21st season kick when Smuin Ballet's The Christmas Ballet, Uncorked! makes its sassy return, a perfect gift for audience members of all ages. An ever-changing carousel of mischief and elegance, this enormously popular holiday celebration offers something for everyone, from ballet, tap, and swing to a wealth of other dances drawn from holiday traditions from around the world. This year The Christmas Ballet, Uncorked! includes new choreography from Smuin's acclaimed Choreographer-in-Residence Amy Seiwert, as well as debut pieces from dancers Ben Needham-Wood, Nicole Haskins, and Weston Krukow. Scroll down for a first look at the performers in action! (more...)

Sarah Chang Joins NJ Symphony for Winter Festival, 1/16-25Sarah Chang Joins NJ Symphony for Winter Festival, 1/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Renowned violinist Sarah Chang will perform Bernstein's West Side Story Suite in all six NJSO venues statewide across two concert programs led by Music Director Jacques Lacombe, January 16 - 18 in Princeton, Red Bank and Morristown and January 22 - 25 in Englewood, Newark and New Brunswick. Chang's two-week residency with the NJSO, sponsored by Bank of America, anchors the Orchestra's 2015 Winter Festival: Sounds of Shakespeare. (more...)

The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!The Muny Announces Creative Teams for 2015 Season; Marc Bruni, Gary Griffin, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2015 Season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. 'This is a thrilling roster of artists,' said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. 'We look forward to bringing their vision and talent to our grand stage.' (more...)

Dakota Blue Richards to Lead ARCADIA UK Tour; Full Cast Announced!Dakota Blue Richards to Lead ARCADIA UK Tour; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

English Touring Theatre and Theatre Royal Brighton Productions today announced casting for a new touring production of Tom Stoppard's comedy masterpiece, Arcadia, which will be the first major national tour since 1993, and over 20 years since the play has been seen by audiences around the UK. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of POCATELLOPhoto Coverage: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of POCATELLO
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The production opened last night, December 15 and will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015. (more...)

24/6: A Jewish Theater Company to Present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, 12/2824/6: A Jewish Theater Company to Present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

A Jewish Theater Company and New York's first one dedicated to Sabbath-observant artists, will present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, Bruce Myers's acclaimed two person adaptation of S. Ansky's classic Jewish play THE DYBBUK directed by 24/6's Co-Founding Artistic Director, Yoni Oppenheim. The production will play on December 28th at 3:00 pm, at the JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street New York, NY 10023. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.jccmanhattan.org/cat-content.aspx?catid=2856&progid=31569 or by calling the JCC at 646-505-5708. On the day of the show, tickets will be available at the door. (more...)

ATC Sets New Year's Eve Dinner Packages for MURDER FOR TWOATC Sets New Year's Eve Dinner Packages for MURDER FOR TWO
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Arizona Theatre Company (ATC) has put together a terrific New Year's Eve package that includes a choice of delicious dinner entrees at Arizona Center's Canyon Cafe and 1130 The Restaurant, tickets to Off-Broadway's zany musical comedy whodunit, Murder for Two, and a pre-show champagne-and chocolate reception at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from 6:30 to 7:30. The curtain goes up at 7:30. (more...)

Photo Coverage: T.R. Knight & Cast of POCATELLO Take Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: T.R. Knight & Cast of POCATELLO Take Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The production opened last night, December 15 and will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015. (more...)

POCATELLO, Starring T.R. Knight, Opens Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsPOCATELLO, Starring T.R. Knight, Opens Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Playwrights Horizons' production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise), is directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful). The production opens tonight, December 15 and will play through Sunday evening, January 4, 2015. (more...)

Michele Pawk, Carolyn McCormick & More to Star in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill PlayhouseMichele Pawk, Carolyn McCormick & More to Star in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans: Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya), Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina). Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from January 21 through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2014-2015 Season is sponsored by Investors Bank. (more...)

Jeff Perry, Kevin McKidd & More to Star in ANNA CHRISTIE at Odyssey TheatreJeff Perry, Kevin McKidd & More to Star in ANNA CHRISTIE at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Real-life father and daughter Jeff Perry (Scandal) and Zoe Perry (upcoming feature film Cotton) star with Kevin McKidd (Grey's Anatomy) and Mary Mara (Nash Bridges) when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents Anna Christie, opening Jan. 24 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. Former Long Wharf associate artistic director Kim Rubinstein directs Eugene O'Neill's 1922 Pulitzer Prize winner. (more...)

Kim Davies' SMOKE Extends Through Feb 1 at The FleaKim Davies' SMOKE Extends Through Feb 1 at The Flea
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Flea Theater is proud to announce yet another extension of Kim Davies' World Premiere Smoke, directed by Flea Resident Director Tom Costello (The Wundelsteipen (and other difficult roles for young people)) and featuring members of The Bats, the resident acting company at The Flea. Says Producing Director Carol Ostrow, "where 50 Shades of Grey dances on the surface of BDSM, Smoke cuts to the core." Performances will now run through February 1, 2015 at The Flea, where performances started in August of 2014. (more...)

Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy, and Ken Watanabe in Talks for DOCTOR STRANGE?Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy, and Ken Watanabe in Talks for DOCTOR STRANGE?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Marvel fans are in for an exciting casting announcement in the near future. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards - Justin Scott Brown Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards - Justin Scott Brown Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards - Nick Cosgrove Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards - Nick Cosgrove Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Detroit Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards - James DeVita Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Awards - James DeVita Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Milwaukee, WI Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - J.C. Cutler Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards - J.C. Cutler Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards - Tony Blosser Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards - Tony Blosser Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Presents 'Romeo and Juliet' for Winter Festival This JanuaryNEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Presents 'Romeo and Juliet' for Winter Festival This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Jacques Lacombe present a trio of works inspired by Romeo and Juliet from Tchaikovsky, Gounod and Prokofiev January 9–11 in Newark and New Brunswick. (more...)

London Stage Manager Rachael Presdee Receives £3.7 Million After Being Paralyzed in Work AccidentLondon Stage Manager Rachael Presdee Receives £3.7 Million After Being Paralyzed in Work Accident
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

According to the Guardian, Rachael Presdee, a stage manager for the Headlong Theatre's production of BOYS, has been awarded £3.7 million after being left paralyzed in an accident in 2012. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/11/14 - CATS Stalks Into the West End and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/11/14 - CATS Stalks Into the West End and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 11, 2014

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: CATS stalks into the West End, DYING FOR IT begins off-Broadway, and Sting appears in DON'T QUIT YOUR NIGHT JOB late tonight! (more...)

THIRTEEN's SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Returns to PBS 1/30THIRTEEN's SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Returns to PBS 1/30
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Shakespeare Uncovered continues with a second season on PBS, beginning Friday, January 30 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) and continuing the following two successive Fridays. (more...)

Vincent Sessa's BODY OF WORDS Begins 1/1 at TNCVincent Sessa's BODY OF WORDS Begins 1/1 at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

'Body of Words' by Vincent Sessa is set in a rented bungalow on a deserted stretch of beach on a summer night into morning. Two strangers meet -- a rugged, powerful middle-aged man and a young, athletic man who might be a student. A sexual contract is established between them but suspicion and violence ensue. Yet by morning an inseparable bond has joined the men together and they are changed forever. The play is evocative of the homecoming of Odysseus. The author, Vincent Sessa, is known for profoundly nuanced plays about men and women in personal, often political struggle. Theater for the New City will present the play's premiere run January 1 to 25, 2015, directed by John Michael DiResta. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Square Will Present Interactive ROMEO AND JULIET at the Gym at JudsonShakespeare in the Square Will Present Interactive ROMEO AND JULIET at the Gym at Judson
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Shakespeare in the Square will soon present The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, running January 14 - February 8 at the Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street). The production will be directed by Dan Hasse, and will feature Christopher Dooly, Elise Kibler, Constantine Malahias, Taylor Myers, and Jack De Sanz. (more...)

Harris Theater Commissions World Premiere by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano for Hubbard Street Dance ChicagoHarris Theater Commissions World Premiere by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Michael Tiknis, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols President and Managing Director Endowed Chair for the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, are thrilled to announce the addition of a world premiere by choreographer Gustavo Ramírez Sansano to Hubbard Street's next Chicago engagement. The commission is made possible through the support of the Harris Theater, the See the Dance Consortium, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. (more...)

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