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The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Intensive Comes to a Close with LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE TEMPESTThe Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Intensive Comes to a Close with LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST and THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2015

Each year, a select group of talented high school students participate in the Summer Shakespeare Intensive. This four-week program, which guides students through workshops and rehearsals, will culminate with a public performance of two, one-hour versions of Shakespeare's plays, Love's Labor's Lost, directed by Ray Chambers, and The Tempest, directed by Vivia Font, on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, on Monday, August 10 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)
ROMEO AND JULIET & A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Set for Cincinnati's 2015 Free Shakespeare in the Park TourROMEO AND JULIET & A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Set for Cincinnati's 2015 Free Shakespeare in the Park Tour
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2015

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to announce the dates of the 2015 FREE Shakespeare in the Park Tour! This year's tour has over 22 performances stops (and growing) of brand new productions of 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' throughout the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area at local community parks and venues. (more...)
2015 Imaginary Forces Ensemble of SA@S to Stage TWELFTH NIGHT, HENRY V Next Month2015 Imaginary Forces Ensemble of SA@S to Stage TWELFTH NIGHT, HENRY V Next Month
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

Young members of the 2015 Imaginary Forces Ensemble of Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford (SA@S) will perform their adaptations of Twelfth Night and Henry the Fifth from August 1 to August 9 on the grounds of the American Shakespeare Festival Theater in Stratford. The performances mark the culmination of the theater training program's second season. Admission is free. (more...)
Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Eyeing West End, Stateside Runs?Benedict Cumberbatch-Led HAMLET Eyeing West End, Stateside Runs?
by Jessica Khan - July 30, 2015

Lyndsey Turner's production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role, will begin performances at the Barbican Theatre next month. But with hundreds of fans traveling from across the globe to see the SHERLOCK actor take on the Bard for measly 12-week run, the only thing theatergoers want to know is -- will the show transfer, to where, and when? (more...)
Shakespeare in the Parking Lot's MACBETH Begins TodayShakespeare in the Parking Lot's MACBETH Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

Macbeth and Banquo reminded director Jesse Ontiveros of Fidel and Che, and that was the genesis for his idea to set 'Macbeth' in a banana republic for the Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, in a production to be presented today, July 30, to August 15 in the parking lot at 114 Norfolk Street (between Delancey and Rivington Streets), behind The Clemente. (more...)
Shakespeare in the Parking Lot's MACBETH Begins TodayShakespeare in the Parking Lot's MACBETH Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2015

Macbeth and Banquo reminded director Jesse Ontiveros of Fidel and Che, and that was the genesis for his idea to set 'Macbeth' in a banana republic for the Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, in a production to be presented tonight, July 30 to August 15 in the parking lot at 114 Norfolk Street (between Delancey and Rivington Streets), behind The Clemente. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Cincy Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: First Look at Cincy Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents the 2015 FREE Shakespeare in the Park Tour! This year's tour has over 22 performances stops (and growing) of brand new productions of 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' throughout the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area at local community parks and venues. These performances are FREE and open to the public. The cast features six actors from CSC Resident Ensemble. Following the Park Tour, these shows will travel and tour to local schools, community centers, venues and other performing arts locations through May 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of 'Midsummer' in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Will Lyman in Commonwealth Shakespeare's KING LEAR, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Will Lyman in Commonwealth Shakespeare's KING LEAR, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 'Free Shakespeare On The Common' continues its 20th season with William Shakespeare's King Lear with celebrated Boston actor Will Lyman in the title role. Scroll down for a first look at the star onstage! (more...)
Aaron Posner & Teller to Helm Larry Yando in Chicago Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST; Cast, Creatives Set!Aaron Posner & Teller to Helm Larry Yando in Chicago Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the full casting and creative team for Shakespeare's spectacular tale of revenge and romance-The Tempest, staged by award-winning directors Aaron Posner and Teller, of the magic duo Penn & Teller. (more...)
Shakespeare in Clark Park's THE WINTER'S TALE Plays This WeekendShakespeare in Clark Park's THE WINTER'S TALE Plays This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2015

Shakespeare in Clark Park celebrates its 10th Anniversary with The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare's tragicomedy of family and forgiveness. Director Kittson O'Neill (InterAct Theatre Company, Hedgerow Theatre) helms the company of professional actors along with a chorus of over 30 Philadelphia-area children. The Winter's Tale opens under the stars in 'the Bowl' of Clark Park today, July 29 and runs through August 2. All performances are at 7 p.m. (more...)
Irvine Barclay Theatre to Screen Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 8/1Irvine Barclay Theatre to Screen Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

Irvine Barclay Theatre is presenting its fifth season of the popular theater screenings. The next screening will be Julie Taymor's acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream on Saturday, August 1. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at MACBETH (OF THE OPPRESSED), Coming to The 14th Street Y This FallPhoto Flash: First Look at MACBETH (OF THE OPPRESSED), Coming to The 14th Street Y This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

Fab Marquee Productions, in association with The Theater Series at The 14th Street Y, present a first look at William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, adapted and directed by Tom Slot. Scroll down for a look at the stars in costume! (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at The Old Globe - Glenn Howerton, Rory O'Malley and MorePhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at The Old Globe - Glenn Howerton, Rory O'Malley and More
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2015

The Comedy of Errors continues The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival as part of the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities during the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. With three shows on Broadway this year, Tony and Emmy Award nominee Scott Ellis makes his Globe debut directing one of William Shakespeare's most delightful confections. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on August 16 and run through September 20, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, August 22 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below! (more...)
BWW Reviews: MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Mile Square Theater Hoboken WaterfrontBWW Reviews: MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Mile Square Theater Hoboken Waterfront
by adam cohen - July 27, 2015

Set in the swinging 50s on the waterfront of Hoboken, an enjobably adroit evening of Shakespeare complete with Sinatra tunes. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Anon It Moves' CYMBELINE is a Futuristic Shakespearean TreatBWW Reviews: Anon It Moves' CYMBELINE is a Futuristic Shakespearean Treat
by Krista Garver - July 27, 2015

Anon It Moves' takes CYMBELINE 400 years into the future in this feminist take on one of Shakespeare's later plays. (more...)
Rubicon Theatre Presents HAMLET as Part of 'Fearless Shakespeare Intensive' This WeekendRubicon Theatre Presents HAMLET as Part of 'Fearless Shakespeare Intensive' This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2015

Rubicon Theatre, a not-for-profit professional regional theatre company in Ventura, California, announces HAMLET, performed by the students of the Education Department's FEARLESS SHAKESPEARE INTENSIVE. Rubicon Theatre's Department of Education's Fearless Shakespeare youth program takes on Shakespeare's classic tale of revenge, retribution, deception, ambition, loyalty and fate. (more...)
BWW Preview: Bryce Dallas Howard Joins Gustavo Dudamel for A Midsummer Night's Dream at the BowlBWW Preview: Bryce Dallas Howard Joins Gustavo Dudamel for A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Bowl
by Ellen Dostal - July 23, 2015

On Tuesday July 28, LA Phil Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel ventures into Shakespeare's forest of mistaken identities and fairy mischief for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM WITH DUDAMEL at the Hollywood Bowl. Actress Bryce Dallas Howard will narrate, bringing Shakespeare's words to life in a magical evening featuring soloists soprano Deanna Breiwick and mezzo-soprano Jennifer Holloway, and the women of the Los Angeles Master Chorale. (more...)
LES Shakespeare Company's ROMEO & JULIET Begins Tonight at Under St. Marks TheaterLES Shakespeare Company's ROMEO & JULIET Begins Tonight at Under St. Marks Theater
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2015

LES Shakespeare Company presents ROMEO & JULIET in a new interpretation re-imagined with original compositions and choreography at Under St. Marks Theater (94 St. Marks Place) from tonight, July 23rd, through Saturday July 25th. (more...)
Theater at Monmouth's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens TonightTheater at Monmouth's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2015

William Shakespeare's magical comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream opens at Theater at Monmouth tonight, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. One of Shakespeare's most popular plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream follows the journey of four young lovers as they find their way through the forest and to each other. But as Lysander says 'the course of true love never did run smooth.' Full of madcap chases and mistaken identities, A Midsummer Night's Dream is an exploration of the mystery and madness of love. (more...)
BWW Interviews: Ryan J-W Smith and his Fringe Favorite, LOVE LABOURS WONBWW Interviews: Ryan J-W Smith and his Fringe Favorite, LOVE LABOURS WON
by Ellen Dostal - July 22, 2015

Shakespeare was a clear favorite this year at the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Among the award-winning productions was Ryan J. Smith's LOVE LABOURS WON, which received two fringe awards: The International Award and an Encore Producers' Award. Back by popular demand, the show has extended through August 6th and will play Thursday nights at 8pm in the Dorie Theatre. Is it a sequel to Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost like the title might imply? I asked Ryan to tell us about the play, which sounds delightful. (more...)
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's KING LEAR Begins TonightCommonwealth Shakespeare Company's KING LEAR Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2015

One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's 'Free Shakespeare On The Common' continues its 20th season with William Shakespeare's King Lear with celebrated Boston actor Will Lyman in the title role. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Michigan Shakespeare Festival's HENRY IVPhoto Flash: First Look at Michigan Shakespeare Festival's HENRY IV
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2015

Michigan Shakespeare Festival is currently presenting HENRY IV, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Michigan Shakespeare Festival's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: First Look at Michigan Shakespeare Festival's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2015

Michigan Shakespeare Festival presents William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)
Photo Flash: New Shots from Commedia Beauregard's BARD FICTIONPhoto Flash: New Shots from Commedia Beauregard's BARD FICTION
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2015

Following their hit holiday show A Klingon Christmas Carol, Commedia Beauregard is pleased to present the return of its wildly popular dark comedy BARD FICTION, a Shakespearean retelling of Quentin Tarantino's cult film classic Pulp Fiction, written by Ben Tallen, Aaron Greer, Brian Watson-Jones and the collaborative efforts of the Pulp Bard Wiki and directed and choreographed by Artistic Director Christopher Kidder-Mostrom. BARD FICTION plays now through August 2, 2015 at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Chicago. Scroll down for new photos of the cast onstage! (more...)
BWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Synetic TheaterBWW Reviews: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Synetic Theater
by Hannah Menchhoff - July 20, 2015

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