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Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak to Helm Hartford Stage's HAMLET, Starring Zach Appelman, This FallTony Winner Darko Tresnjak to Helm Hartford Stage's HAMLET, Starring Zach Appelman, This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 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 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...)
Olney Theatre Center's National Players Present Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 8/31Olney Theatre Center's National Players Present Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2014

Olney Theatre Center's National Players, America's longest-running touring company, opens their 66th Tour with Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT today, August 27 - 31 on the Historic Stage. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Old Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Intensive Stages JULIUS CAESAR & COMEDY OF ERRORSPhoto Flash: The Old Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Intensive Stages JULIUS CAESAR & COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - August 26, 2014

The Old Globe's seventh annual Summer Shakespeare Intensive presented its culminating performance on Monday, August 18 at 8:00 p.m. with performances of 50-minute versions of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar and The Comedy of Errors in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Scroll down for photos of the cast in action! (more...)
Free Screening of Folger Theatre's MACBETH Held Tonight at Carter Barron AmpitheaterFree Screening of Folger Theatre's MACBETH Held Tonight at Carter Barron Ampitheater
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

A free screening of Folger Theatre's 2008 magical production of Macbeth will take place tonight, August 23 at 8:15pm at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre in Rock Creek Park. (more...)
Burbage Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR, Now thru 9/7Burbage Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - August 23, 2014

The Burbage Theatre Company (BTC) presents Julius Caesar, today, August 23-September 7. (more...)
Photo Flash: Tragedy! Conspiracy! First Look at Burbage Theatre's JULIUS CAESARPhoto Flash: Tragedy! Conspiracy! First Look at Burbage Theatre's JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2014

Burbage Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR, directed by Jeff Church, began previews on Thursday, August 21 and opens tomorrow, Saturday, August 23, 2014, running through Sunday, September 7 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Boomerang Theatre's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST at Bryant ParkPhoto Flash: First Look at Boomerang Theatre's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST at Bryant Park
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2014

The award-winning Boomerang Theatre Company and Artistic Director Tim Errickson, in association with Bryant Park Shakespeare, present LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST by William Shakespeare, directed by Associate Artistic Director Cailin Heffernan. LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST will be presented at Bryant Park (Upper Terrace Steps, 42nd Street and 6th Avenue), now through Saturday, August 30, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below! (more...)
BWW Reviews: dell'Arte Opera Ensemble's MACBETH is Atmospheric and IntimateBWW Reviews: dell'Arte Opera Ensemble's MACBETH is Atmospheric and Intimate
by David Clarke - August 21, 2014

As an art form, it seems that opera is having a hard time finding its footing with the current generation of young professionals. Increasingly, opera companies are scaling back as their current subscribers have no one to pass their torches on to. Despite this, dell'Arte Opera Ensemble is continuing their ambitious and altogether intimate 2014 summer season with a beautifully performed production of Giuseppe Verdi's MACBETH. (more...)
Long Wharf Theatre's Youth Ensemble Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Now thru 8/24Long Wharf Theatre's Youth Ensemble Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre's Shake-it-up-Shakespeare Youth Ensemble brings its unique take on the classics to Much Ado About Nothing, performed on Stage II, today, August 21-24. (more...)
KC Actors Theatre to Present HAMLET and 'ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN' in Rep This FallKC Actors Theatre to Present HAMLET and 'ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN' in Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2014

Kansas City Actors Theatre has announced the opening of the centerpiece of its 10th season: a rotating repertory of Shakespeare's Hamlet and Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. (more...)
Cast Announced for Propeller Theatre's POCKET DREAM UK Tour, Beginning Sept 8Cast Announced for Propeller Theatre's POCKET DREAM UK Tour, Beginning Sept 8
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2014

Casting has been announced for Pocket Dream, a sixty minute version of Propeller's critically-acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens Tonight at Courtyard TheatreA MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens Tonight at Courtyard Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2014

Summer 1958 - an English country village - A magical mix of folk and morris, rock n'roll and jive, enchantment and mayhem. (more...)
Rose Bridge Theatre Opens A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM TonightRose Bridge Theatre Opens A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2014

Featuring live music from a team of actor musicians, Rose Bridge Theatre company transports one of Shakespeare's most popular works to the age of rock n roll age, an age when youth shakes off the shackles of post war austerity, when music shouts loud and anything seems possible. (more...)
Leftend Productions to Stage Music-Filled Production of TWELFTH NIGHT, 10/3-26Leftend Productions to Stage Music-Filled Production of TWELFTH NIGHT, 10/3-26
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2014

Leftend Productions presents a high-energy, music-filled, wondrous production of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT, from October 3 through October 26, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees at 3 PM, at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. (more...)
The Old Globe's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, Featuring Adam Kantor and Hubert Point-Du Jour, Opens TonightThe Old Globe's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, Featuring Adam Kantor and Hubert Point-Du Jour, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2014

The Old Globe's production of Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Globe alumnus, and Tony Award nominee Mark Lamos (Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Pentecost, Resurrection Blues) began on August 10 and opens tonight, August 16, at the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. The production runs through September 14, 2014. (more...)
Hamlet Isn't Dead to Stage HENRY VI, Parts I, II & III in Rep This FallHamlet Isn't Dead to Stage HENRY VI, Parts I, II & III in Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2014

Hamlet Isn't Dead is proud to present Henry VI parts I, II & III in Repertory over the first three weeks of September at the WOW Cafe Theatre! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at MACBETH and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Cincinnati's FREE Shakespeare in the ParkPhoto Flash: First Look at MACBETH and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Cincinnati's FREE Shakespeare in the Park
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2014

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents the 2014 FREE Shakespeare in the Park Tour presented by PNC! This year's tour is bigger than ever with 26 performances of 'Macbeth' 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! With 12 performances completed and 14 to go, the audiences continue to grow at each location - remaining shows in West Chester, Deerfield Township, Washington Park, Edgewood, Maysville, Blue Ash, Vinoklet, Price Hill, Madeira, Hamilton, Colerain, Oxford and more. Get a look at the cast in action below! (more...)
BWW Reviews: Chemistry Drives Theatricum Botanicum's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGBWW Reviews: Chemistry Drives Theatricum Botanicum's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by Ellen Dostal - August 15, 2014

What a wonder is love in the hands of a writer like Shakespeare. Through comedy, tragedy, sonnet and poem, the way he captures lovers and their essence is pure magic. In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, bringing that magic to life rests largely with its leading man and lady, and when a company gets the pairing right, the experience is so thoroughly engaging you never want it to end. (more...)
Hershey Area Playhouse Presents THE TEMPEST This WeekendHershey Area Playhouse Presents THE TEMPEST This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2014

Join Hershey Area Playhouse for an evening of Shakespearean fun with its presentation of the classic tale The Tempest this weekend, August 15th and 16th at 7: 30 PM and August 17th at 2 PM. (more...)
Seattle Public Theater's Youth Presents AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 8/23Seattle Public Theater's Youth Presents AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 8/23
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2014

Seattle Public Theater's (SPT) Youth present a festive, grunge-era take on William Shakespeare's classic comedy-romance, As You Like It. (more...)
ALMOST, MAINE and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Set for Shakespeare Rep's 2014-15 SeasonALMOST, MAINE and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Set for Shakespeare Rep's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

Shakespeare Rep has announced its 2014-15 season line-up. A Season of Wonders will pair two enchanting romantic comedies that spotlight the magic of love: Almost, Maine by John Cariani and William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)
BWW Reviews: A Rockin' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMBWW Reviews: A Rockin' MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - August 14, 2014

New arts center raises the bar for a Shakespeare favorite (more...)
Gorilla Rep Brings A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Washington Square Park, Beg. TodayGorilla Rep Brings A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Washington Square Park, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

Gorilla Rep is back to its old tricks -- that is giving New Yorkers free performances of William Shakespeare's classic comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Beginning today, August 14, 2014, performances will run for four weeks - from Thursday through Sunday at 8 p.m. starting at the Southwest corner of Washington Square Park. (more...)
JAMES CADY'S HAMLET Plays Musical Theatre Southwest Center for Theatre, Now thru 8/24JAMES CADY'S HAMLET Plays Musical Theatre Southwest Center for Theatre, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

'Denmark's a prison.' Those words spoken by Hamlet in William Shakespeare's play, written more than 400 years ago, inspired veteran director James Cady to set his production of Hamlet in a state penitentiary. 'I don't know if I'm the first director to stage the play this way, but actual prisoners have been producing the play as part of their rehabilitation for several years. The play seems to speak, on a deeply emotional and redemptive level, to inmates whose crimes parallel the characters in Hamlet, primarily murder and revenge.' (more...)
Champion Productions and James Cady Present HAMLET, Now thru 8/24Champion Productions and James Cady Present HAMLET, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014

James Cady's all-male version of Hamlet presented by Champion Productions, plays at the Musical Theatre Southwest Center for Theatre today, August 14-24. (more...)

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