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Seattle Shakespeare Company Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Now thru 11/16Seattle Shakespeare Company Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Now thru 11/16
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2014

Shipwrecked romantics get washed ashore in Seattle Shakespeare Company's sparkling comedy Twelfth Night directed by Jon Kretzu at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center. Performances are today, October 21-November 16, 2014 (Previews October 21-23, Opening Night Friday October 24). Performance times: Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 PM with selected Saturdays at 2PM and selected Sundays at 2PM and 7:30PM (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre's RICHARD IIPhoto Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre's RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its fifth season of progressive classic theatre with an all-male Shakespeare repertory: AS YOU LIKE IT presented in rotating repertory with RICHARD II. Bringing together the best professional actors and designers from Philadelphia and across the country, Artistic Director Alexander Burns leads this collective of artists on a mission to ignite the classics through visceral, actor-focused and text-driven productions. RICHARD II opened on Saturday, October 18. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, PA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Michael Cerveris Leads Red Bull's Reading of THE TEMPEST TonightMichael Cerveris Leads Red Bull's Reading of THE TEMPEST Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2014

Red Bull Theater's Revelations Readings will kick off its new season with a gala benefit reading of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S THE TEMPEST, featuring Michael Cerveris as Prospero. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Ten Thousand Things' Minimalist Production of ROMEO AND JULIET Brings the Classic Story to Life in a Unique WayBWW Reviews: Ten Thousand Things' Minimalist Production of ROMEO AND JULIET Brings the Classic Story to Life in a Unique Way
by Jill Schafer - October 19, 2014

No one does Shakespeare like Ten Thousand Things. They manage to boil the text down to its bare essentials, and convey the heart of the story in a way that feels fresh and modern. This season they bring their unique Shakespeare style to perhaps his most well-know play, the story of star-crossed lovers that inspired all others, Romeo and Juliet. In the typically minimalist production (since TTT performs on location at prisons, homeless shelters, and community centers, the paid public performances are also in a small, fully lit room with little in the way of sets and costumes), director Peter Rothstein and his fantastic cast of eight playing multiple characters bring this familiar story to life in a unique way. (more...)
Porters of Hellsgate Present THE WINTER'S TALE, Now thru 11/15Porters of Hellsgate Present THE WINTER'S TALE, Now thru 11/15
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2014

The Porters of Hellsgate present The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare, produced by The Porters of Hellsgate and directed by Jesse James Thomas, playing today, October 18-November 15 at the Actors Forum. (more...)
Parson's Nose Theater Opens 2014-15 Season With THE MERCHANT OF VENICE TonightParson's Nose Theater Opens 2014-15 Season With THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2014

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT) begins their 15th Season with a Readers' Theater Series performance of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, featuring Barry Gordon as Shylock. (more...)
BWW Interview: Jack Stehlin and Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin on OTHELLO at the Odyssey; Opens Next FridayBWW Interview: Jack Stehlin and Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin on OTHELLO at the Odyssey; Opens Next Friday
by Shari Barrett - October 17, 2014

Culver City residents and married couple Jack Stehlin and Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin are getting ready to open Shakespeare's OTHELLO, a co-production between the Odyssey Theatre and The New American Theatre, on Friday, October 24 at the Odyssey Theatre. Jeannine, Managing Director of The New American Theatre, is producing OTHELLO together with Ron Sossi, Artistic Director of the Odyssey Theatre, with Jack starring as the villainous Iago. With his strong physical presence and background as part Mexican and part Native American, A Martinez is playing Othello, the Moor. The production is directed by John Perrin Flynn, Artistic Director of Rogue Machine Theatre. (more...)
Orlando Shakespeare Sets Casting, Directors for PLAYFEST, Running 11/1-3Orlando Shakespeare Sets Casting, Directors for PLAYFEST, Running 11/1-3
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF dares audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest from November 1 - 3, 2014. Presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust, the fast-paced weekend is packed with lively discussions, engaging playwright panels, and new play readings, along with a keynote speech from playwright Mark St. Germain. This season's event marks the twelfth festival of new plays at the Theater. (more...)
TAM Presents MACBETH This WeekendTAM Presents MACBETH This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014

William Shakespeare's swift and relentless tragedy, Macbeth, comes to Theater at Monmouth. Filled with ghosts, witches, and dark prophecies, Macbeth will run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall this weekend, October 17-19 before heading out on the road as part of the theatre's Shakespeare in Maine Communities Education Tour. (more...)
Possum Point Players' New Faces of Shakespeare Presents TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL This WeekendPossum Point Players' New Faces of Shakespeare Presents TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 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...)
The Company OnStage Theater Presents THE TEMPEST, Now thru 11/8The Company OnStage Theater Presents THE TEMPEST, Now thru 11/8
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014

The Company OnStage Theater has announced the opening production of its 2014-2015 season, William Shakespeare's, 'The Tempest.' (more...)
Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak Helms Hartford Stage's HAMLET, Starring Zach Appelman, Beginning TonightTony Winner Darko Tresnjak Helms Hartford Stage's HAMLET, Starring Zach Appelman, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2014

For his first directing project since winning the 2014 Tony Award, Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak will helm Shakespeare's masterpiece, Hamlet, playing only four weeks, from tonight, October 16 to November 16, at Hartford Stage. Hamlet follows three popular Shakespearean productions in the last two years by Tresnjak: The Tempest, Twelfth Night, and last season's Macbeth. (more...)
Photo Flash: ROMEO AND JULIET Begins Tonight at Florida State UniversityPhoto Flash: ROMEO AND JULIET Begins Tonight at Florida State University
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2014

The School of Theatre at Florida State University presents Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, today, October 16 - 26, 2014. Directed by MFA Directing candidate Carrie Colton, the cast and crew bring one of literature's most well known love stories to life. This original interpretation sets the timeless themes of love, sacrifice, and the terrible cost of ancient grudges against a nontraditional historical backdrop. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars below! (more...)
The Rep Continues 48th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 11/9The Rep Continues 48th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Now thru 11/9
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2014

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis presents the comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare and directed by Paul Mason Barnes. This enchanting play will be performed on the Browning Mainstage of the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts, 130 Edgar Road (on the campus of Webster University), Webster Groves, today, October 15-November 9, 2014. (more...)
Kentucky Shakespeare Announces Summer 2015 AudiitionsKentucky Shakespeare Announces Summer 2015 Audiitions
by Todd Zeigler - October 14, 2014

Kentucky Shakespeare Producing Artistic Director Matt Wallace has announced adult auditions for the 2015 three-production professional season of 'The Tempest,' 'The Taming of the Shrew' and 'Macbeth.' (more...)
Met Opera's MACBETH Broadcast Today at Town Hall Theater TodayMet Opera's MACBETH Broadcast Today at Town Hall Theater Today
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2014

Just in time for Halloween, Town Hall Theater and the MET Live in HD will broadcast Verdi's Macbeth, the timeless tale of murder, witchcraft and revenge on the THT big screen today, October 14 at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm. (more...)
Parson's Nose Theater to Open 2014-15 Season With THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, 10/18Parson's Nose Theater to Open 2014-15 Season With THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2014

Parson's Nose Theater (PNT) begins their 15th Season with a Readers' Theater Series performance of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, featuring Barry Gordon as Shylock. (more...)
Possum Point Players' New Faces of Shakespeare to Present TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL, 10/17-19Possum Point Players' New Faces of Shakespeare to Present TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL, 10/17-19
by BWW News Desk - October 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...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of ROMEO AND JULIET at Florida State UniversityPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of ROMEO AND JULIET at Florida State University
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

The School of Theatre at Florida State University presents Romeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, October 16 - 26, 2014. Directed by MFA Directing candidate Carrie Colton, the cast and crew bring one of literature's most well known love stories to life. This original interpretation sets the timeless themes of love, sacrifice, and the terrible cost of ancient grudges against a nontraditional historical backdrop. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars below! (more...)
Lazarus Theatre's All-Female HENRY V Cast Announced; Play Runs Nov 11-29Lazarus Theatre's All-Female HENRY V Cast Announced; Play Runs Nov 11-29
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

Lazarus Theatre Company are incredibly proud to announce the company for our all female production of Shakespeare's Henry V, the final offering in our yearlong celebration marking the 450th anniversary of the Bard's birth. (more...)
Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28Cast Announced for The Old Globe's GLOBE FOR ALL Free Shakespeare Tour, Beginning 10/28
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

The Old Globe invites your participation and coverage as it begins presenting shows through an exciting new producing platform, Globe for All. This free-of-charge tour of a professional production of Shakespeare will allow the theatre to serve more communities throughout San Diego by collaborating with a diverse range of local organizations. Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein directs the first production, Shakespeare's fascinating romance All's Well That Ends Well. He has cast local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program. The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances on November 7 to 9 in the Globe's Hattox Hall, part of the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)
Mel Ryane Releases New Memoir, TEACHING WILL: WHAT SHAKESPEARE AND 10 KIDS GAVE ME THAT HOLLYWOOD COULDN'TMel Ryane Releases New Memoir, TEACHING WILL: WHAT SHAKESPEARE AND 10 KIDS GAVE ME THAT HOLLYWOOD COULDN'T
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2014

Mel Ryane has released her memoir, Teaching Will: What Shakespeare and 10 Kids Gave Me That Hollywood Couldn't, about introducing the Bard to an underserved Los Angeles public elementary school. (more...)
Working Barn Productions and Bontela Productions' MACBETH Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2014

Working Barn Productions and Bontela Productions will present a six-actor, multimedia look at William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, MACBETH, directed by Peter Richards. MACBETH will preview tonight, October 9 & Friday, October 10 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, October 11 at 8pm and will run through Sunday, November 2 at Edgemar Center for the Arts, 2437 Main Street in Santa Monica. (more...)
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Celebrates Shakespeare's 450th Birthday TonightChattanooga Symphony & Opera Celebrates Shakespeare's 450th Birthday Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2014

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is presenting a Shakespearean-themed concert to celebrate the bard's 450th anniversary of his birth tonight, October 9, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Tivoli Theatre. (more...)
Folger Theatre to Present Special Performance of CRY 'HAVOC!', 11/4Folger Theatre to Present Special Performance of CRY 'HAVOC!', 11/4
by BWW News Desk - October 8, 2014

Along with producing powerful Shakespeare plays like Julius Caesar (Oct. 28 - Dec. 7), Folger Theatre joins with Promundo-US to offer a special performance of Cry 'Havoc!' on Tuesday, November 4 at 7pm. This dramatic evening draws meaningful connections between soldiers and military personnel of our day with those of Shakespeare's works. It is written and performed by US military veteran Stephan Wolfert. (more...)

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