Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 9/07/2014
by BWW - Sep 7, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/07/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 9/28/2014
by BWW - Sep 28, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/28/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 9/21/2014
by BWW - Sep 21, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/21/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 9/14/2014
by BWW - Sep 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/14/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Now thru 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) will present the second play in its seventeenth Mainstage season, that well known western 'Twelfth Night', a rootin' tootin' six-gun shootin' comedy by Wild Bill Shakespeare. The classic comedy with a MET twist will be directed by Tim Seltzer and will run every Thursday through Sunday at Maryland Ensemble Theatre from today, October 24 through November 16. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 10/18/2015
by BWW - Oct 18, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/18/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

Possum Point Players' New Faces of Shakespeare Presents TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

It's confusion times two when Shakespeare writes twins into the mix as Possum Point Players' New Faces of Shakespeare present 'Twelfth Night or What You Will' tonight, Oct. 17, 7:30 pm, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sunday, Oct. 19, 2 pm. (more...)

Maryland Ensemble Theatre to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 10/24-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) will present the second play in its seventeenth Mainstage season, that well known western 'Twelfth Night', a rootin' tootin' six-gun shootin' comedy by Wild Bill Shakespeare. The classic comedy with a MET twist will be directed by Tim Seltzer and will run every Thursday through Sunday at Maryland Ensemble Theatre from October 24 through November 16. (more...)

Possum Point Players' New Faces of Shakespeare to Present TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL, 10/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

It's confusion times two when Shakespeare writes twins into the mix as Possum Point Players' New Faces of Shakespeare present "Twelfth Night or What You Will" Friday, Oct. 17, 7:30 pm, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sunday, Oct. 19, 2 pm. (more...)

New Orleans Museum of Art and NOLA Project to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 12/2-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

This holiday season, The New Orleans Museum of Art and The NOLA Project present their eighth collaboration, bringing a classic story to bold new life in the museum's Great Hall. In December, the award-winning, independent theatre company will transform NOMA into the mysterious land of Illyria in Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night; or, What You Will.' The Bard's comedy tells the story of a pair of ill-fated twins who have been shipwrecked and must journey through a maze of strange surroundings and quirky characters to find their way back to one another. (more...)

TN Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT Notoriously Fabulous at the Dixon
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Inspired by both titles of William Shakespeare's popular, musical comedy, Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, continues its seventh season of plays with a turn-of-the-century musical hall production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Present Outdoor Readings of TWELFTH NIGHT, 8/14-16
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

The Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative and Hamptons Shakespeare Festival are pleased to announce a partnership to present outdoor readings of TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL, by William Shakespeare on August 14 and 15 at Mashashimuet Park. (more...)

Bedlam to Return to Cambridge with Two Versions of TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Bedlam performing their two version of TWELFTH NIGHT: TWELFTH NIGHT (or WHAT YOU WILL) and WHAT YOU WILL (or TWELFTH NIGHT). Both plays are the text of TWELFTH NIGHT written by William Shakespeare. (more...)

'THE MAGIC GARDEN' Begins Tonight at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

For the delight of audiences aged five to 105, Chechoslovak-American Marionette Theater will perform its newest work, 'The Magic Garden, or, The Princess Who Grew Antlers,' an ensemble creation that is cheerfully concocted from Czech fairy tales in which antlers appear. Featuring four performers, marionettes of various sizes and assorted antique moose and deer antlers, the piece will be presented by Theater for the New City tonight, March 5 to 22. The piece is written and directed by Vit Horejs and co-created by Horejs and the cast. (more...)

Bedlam Presents One Play, Two Ways with TWELFTH NIGHT and WHAT YOU WILL, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2015

The off-Broadway theatre company, BEDLAM, which received critical acclaim and multiple award nominations for its recent productions of Saint Joan and Hamlet, and The Seagull and Sense & Sensibility is presenting Shakespeare's classic comedy Twelfth Night in rotating repertory with itself: Twelfth Night (or What You Will) and What You Will (or Twelfth Night). One play, two completely different ways, with the same five actors, at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 W 36th Street, NYC) for 8 weeks only. Now in performances, Twelfth Night opens today, March 28 at 2pm, and What You Will opens Sunday, March 29 at 2pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bedlam's TWELFTH NIGHT & WHAT YOU WILL, Opening This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

A first look at BEDLAM's productions of Shakespeare's classic comedy Twelfth Night in rotating repertory with itself: Twelfth Night (or What You Will) and What You Will (or Twelfth Night), have been revealed. Check them out below! (more...)

Asian-Inspired WINTER'S TALE, RIVER BRIDE and YEOMEN OF THE GUARD Premieres, THE WIZ and More Set for OSF's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

The ?Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) Artistic Director Bill Rauch announced the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2016 playbill today. The 2016 season is sponsored by U.S. Bank. (more...)

Bedlam to Present One Play, Two Ways with TWELFTH NIGHT and WHAT YOU WILL, Beginning 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The off-Broadway theatre company, BEDLAM, which received critical acclaim and multiple award nominations for its recent productions of Saint Joan and Hamlet, and The Seagull and Sense & Sensibility is presenting Shakespeare's classic comedy Twelfth Night in rotating repertory with itself: Twelfth Night (or What You Will) and What You Will (or Twelfth Night). One play, two completely different ways, with the same five actors, at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 W 36th Street, NYC) for 8 weeks only. Now in performances, Twelfth Night opens Saturday, March 28 at 2pm, and What You Will opens Sunday, March 29 at 2pm. (more...)

Repercussion Theatre to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, 7/2-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Repercussion Theatre, under the new artistic directorship of Amanda Kellock, presents Twelfth Night (or What You Will) from July 2 to 26, 2015 in various Montreal and surrounding area parks including a new Montreal location at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. (more...)

Ophelia's Jump Sets 2nd Annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2015

Ophelia's Jump Productions presents the Annual Midsummer Shakespeare Festival with TWELFTH NIGHT and TITUS ANDRONICUS. The productions, directed respectively by Co-Founder Caitlin Lopez with Jenny Powell and Founding Artistic Director, Beatrice Casagran, will run July 16-26, 2015 at The Sontag Greek Theatre at Pomona College in Claremont. The festival, co-sponsored by Pomona College, includes exhibits, arts, & crafts by community businesses and organizations. Tickets are available at opheliasjump.org, or by calling 909-541-5850. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL, Now Through 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

This summer, Shakespeare's delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night or What You Will, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Kicks Off Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival with TWELFTH NIGHT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

This summer, Shakespeare's delightful and romantic comedy is given a Downton Abbey-twist with elegant and sumptuous costumes and the ringing sounds of the early twentieth-century music hall as Independent Shakespeare Co. presents Shakespeare's Twelfth Night or What You Will, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma. (more...)

Ducdame Ensemble Video Promo and Casting Announcement
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Ducdame Ensemble has announced complete casting for their upcoming productions of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE and TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL, which will be presented in rotating rep by the International Shakespeare Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Ducdame Ensemble, known for productions that draw attention to currently relevant themes in classic texts, will use a tight ensemble of eight of the company's founding members to take on Shakespeare's timeless tales.  (more...)

Piper Perabo Joins Cast of Bay Street & Hamptons Shakespeare Festival's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative and Hamptons Shakespeare Festival are proud to announce that Piper Perabo will star as Viola in their upcoming co-production of outdoor staged readings of TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL by William Shakespeare on August 14 and 15 at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor, NY. The two readings are free to the public and will start at 7 pm. A VIP Benefit performance will take place on August 16 at a private, oceanfront estate. Contact Kim Fink, Bay Street's Director of Development, at 631-725-0818 Ext. 112 for tickets to the VIP Benefit. Sponsored also in part by Mashashimuet Park. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Stages 'La Dolce Vita' Adaptation of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Now thru 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

This summer, visit a small Italian provincial, 1950's town, as INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. brings a bit of 'La Dolce Vita' as it presents its take one of Shakespeare's most loved comedies, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Managing Director David Melville. THE TAMING OF THE SHREW will begin previews at THE GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL tonight, July 24 at 7pm and will open on Saturday, August 2 at 7:00pm and perform through Friday, August 29 at Old Zoo in Griffith Park. All ISC Summer Shakespeare productions are FREE to the public! THE TAMING OF THE SHREW will play in repertory with Twelfth Night or What You Will. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Laughter Abounds During TWELFTH NIGHT at Carlson Park in Culver City
by Shari Barrett - Jul 20, 2014

While there is speculation that Twelfth Night was written for the 12th night of Christmas by request of Queen Elizabeth, a holiday which celebrates revelry by turning the world upside down, with masks, music, dance, celebrating a moment where servants are masters, masters are servants, and not all seems as it should be. While there is no proof for this speculation, it was certainly the author's and this production's comic inspiration. (more...)

Repercussion Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Now thru 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Repercussion Theatre, under the new artistic directorship of Amanda Kellock, presents Twelfth Night (or What You Will) from tonight, July 2 to 26, 2015 in various Montreal and surrounding area parks including a new Montreal location at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. (more...)

South Brooklyn Shakespeare to Present TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Now in its fourth year presenting free Shakespeare in the streets of Park Slope, South Brooklyn Shakespeare (SBS) has announced its 2016 season: Four FREE performances of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, or What You Will in Park Slope, kicking off with opening night serving as the main event of Park Slope Fifth Avenue's Summer Strolls performed on Fifth Avenue at 18th Street (7/23) plus three performances outside The Old Stone House (8/4, 5 & 6). (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present TWELFTH NIGHT as Part of Fearless Shakespeare Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company presents the gender-bending romantic comedy Twelfth Night, or What You Will, performed by the students of the Education Department's Fearless Shakespeare Intensive, adapted and directed by Rubicon's first company member and critically acclaimed actor Joseph Fuqua. This hilarious tale of role reversal, unrequited love and mistaken identity receives a darkly romantic, goth-inspired reimagining by Fuqua and Dramaturg Dr. Jonathan Drahos. Twelfth Night or What You Will plays for only four performances when it opens on July 29. (more...)

A.R.T./MXAT Institute to Present BRIDE*WIDOW*HAG at the Loeb Drama Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

The American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training, presents Kim Rosenstock's comedy, BRIDE*WIDOW*HAG, directed by Shira Milkowsky. Performances will take place at The Ex, inside the Loeb Drama Center, Harvard Square on January 22, 23 at 7:30PM and January 24 at 2PM & 7:30PM. (more...)

'THE MAGIC GARDEN' to Play TNC, 3/5-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

For the delight of audiences aged five to 105, Chechoslovak-American Marionette Theater will perform its newest work, 'The Magic Garden, or, The Princess Who Grew Antlers,' an ensemble creation that is cheerfully concocted from Czech fairy tales in which antlers appear. Featuring four performers, marionettes of various sizes and assorted antique moose and deer antlers, the piece will be presented by Theater for the New City March 5 to 22. The piece is written and directed by Vit Horejs and co-created by Horejs and the cast. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Montana - Week of 1/25/2015
by BWW - Jan 25, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/25/2015 for Montana (more...)

Theatre Project & TP&co to Launch Shakespeare Off Broadway with TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

The Theatre Project and TP&co will present the launch of Shakespeare Off-Broadway with a Limited Off-Broadway Engagement of The Bard's classic comedy, Twelfth Night, or What You Will. Shakespeare Off-Broadway is a new series dedicated to the presentation of vital and imaginative productions of William Shakespeare's work. Twelfth Night will take the stage of the historic Players Theatre in the heart of Greenwich Village from February 13 through March 7, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Montana - Week of 1/18/2015
by BWW - Jan 18, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/18/2015 for Montana (more...)

UW School of Drama to Present TWELFTH NIGHT with 1920s Twist
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Leah Adcock-Starr, a third-year student in the Professional Director Training Program (PDTP) at the University of Washington School of Drama, will direct William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, or What You Will as her thesis production for the School of Drama. (more...)

Jen Silverman's THE MOORS to Make World Premiere at Yale Rep This Winter; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THE MOORS by Jen Silverman, directed by Jackson Gay, January 29-February 20 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 4. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Montana - Week of 1/11/2015
by BWW - Jan 11, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/11/2015 for Montana (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre Project and TP&co's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

The Theatre Project and TP&co launched their Shakespeare Off-Broadway series with a Limited Off-Broadway Engagement of The Bard's classic comedy,Twelfth Night, or What You Will. The new series dedicated to the presentation of vital and imaginative productions of William Shakespeare's work opened with a production of Twelfth Night at the historic Players Theatre in the heart of Greenwich Village on Friday the 13th to sold out performances. (more...)

DVORAK IN AMERICA with Czech Marionettes to Play La MaMa, 3/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

'The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America' is a puppet and object theater work examining the influence of African-American and Native American music upon the great 19th-century Czech composer Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904). The piece is written and directed by Vit Horejš and performed by Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre. It traces how Dvorak helped America accept its beautiful multicultural musical traditions by his enthusiasm for African-American and Native American music during his short but influential time in the USA. La MaMa Theatre will present the play's world premiere run March 10 to 27, 2016 in its Ellen Stewart Theatre, 66 East 4th Street (East Village). Composer and Musical Director is saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. (more...)

Kentucky Shakespeare to Present TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts and Kentucky Shakespeare are partnering to present Twelfth Night in the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts Bomhard Theater. This is the first time Kentucky Shakespeare will produce an indoor winter production in its 56-year performance history. Proceeds from the $20 ticket sales will help support the free 2016 Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park this upcoming summer. (more...)

TWELFTH NIGHT to Open 1/5 at Laurel Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

TWELFTH NIGHT by William Shakespeare, directed by Joshua McKerrow and poduced by Maureen Rogers, will begin Tuesday, January 5 at Laurel Mill Playhouse. The production runs through January 31, 2016. (more...)

New Orleans Museum of Art and NOLA Project Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Now thru 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

This holiday season, The New Orleans Museum of Art and The NOLA Project present their eighth collaboration, bringing a classic story to bold new life in the museum's Great Hall. In December, the award-winning, independent theatre company will transform NOMA into the mysterious land of Illyria in Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night; or, What You Will.' The Bard's comedy tells the story of a pair of ill-fated twins who have been shipwrecked and must journey through a maze of strange surroundings and quirky characters to find their way back to one another. (more...)

CAMT to Present THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) has created 'The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America,' a play chronicling the American years (1892-1895) of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, during which he produced a flurry of 'American' works. This puppet theater work is rich in classical and original music (played live!) and dramatizes one of the most significant cultural exchanges in American history. GOH Productions and Dvorak-American Heritage Association (DAHA) will present the piece as a work in progress January 30 and 31, 2016 at Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street (Upper East Side). This production is preparatory to the play's upcoming world premiere run, which will be presented by La Mama Experimental Theatre, 66 East 4th Street (East Village), six weeks later: from March 10 to 27, 2016 (see more info below). The play is conceived and directed by Vit Horejs. Composer and Musical Director is saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Czech Marionettes in THE NEW WORLD SYMPHONY: DVORAK IN AMERICA, Coming to NYC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) has created 'The New World Symphony: Dvorak in America,' a play chronicling the American years (1892-1895) of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak, during which he produced a flurry of 'American' works. GOH Productions and Dvorak-American Heritage Association (DAHA) will present the piece as a work in progress January 30 and 31, 2016 at Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street (Upper East Side). This production is preparatory to the play's upcoming world premiere run, which will be presented by La Mama Experimental Theatre, 66 East 4th Street (East Village), six weeks later: from March 10 to 27, 2016 (see more info below). The play is conceived and directed by Vit Horejs. Composer and Musical Director is saxophonist James Brandon Lewis. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the puppets! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 8/31/2014
by BWW - Aug 31, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/31/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Photo Flash: Piper Perabo Leads VIP Reading of TWELFTH NIGHT at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative and Hamptons Shakespeare Festival presented TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL by William Shakespeare last Friday and Saturday nights at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor, NY. The cast included Piper Perabo (Covert Affairs), who starred as Viola. Both readings were free and we well attended. Scroll down for a look at the cast onstage! (more...)

Bay Street Theater Presents Outdoor Readings of TWELFTH NIGHT This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

The Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative and Hamptons Shakespeare Festival are pleased to announce a partnership to present outdoor readings of TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL, by William Shakespeare this weekend, August 14 and 15 at Mashashimuet Park. The two readings are free to the public and will start at 7 pm. (more...)

UW School of Drama Sets 2014-15 Season: SWEET CHARITY, TWELFTH NIGHT & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

The University of Washington proudly announces the six plays that comprise the 2014-15 School of Drama season. Each year the faculty select a season that highlights the talents of its actors, designers, and directors, as well as challenges those actors, designers, and directors to explore unfamiliar territory in pursuit of developing their craft. (more...)

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT Shakes With Hilarity
by Herbert Paine - Apr 1, 2016

Southwest Shakespeare Company's TWELFTH NIGHT, directed by David Vining, is a skillfully and smartly constructed and masterfully played production with scene pictures and performances that will linger well after the lights dim. (more...)

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