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Shakespeare & Company to Celebrate the Bard's Birthday with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMShakespeare & Company to Celebrate the Bard's Birthday with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

Each year Shakespeare festivals around the globe celebrate the birthday of our greatest playwright with special events. Shakespeare & Company is proud to partake in the movement. On Saturday, April 22 at 7pm, the Northeast Regional Tour will present William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Tina Packer playhouse. A reception with the cast will follow the performance. (more...)
Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre to Cast a Spell with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMLewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre to Cast a Spell with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The PLT brings to the stage one of Shakespeare's most popular romantic comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company to Stage ROMEO AND JULIET on EasterChesapeake Shakespeare Company to Stage ROMEO AND JULIET on Easter
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Join Chesapeake Shakespeare Company on Easter, Monday, April 17, at 10 a.m. for the classic love story, Romeo and Juliet, performed as a family-friendly 90-minute matinee in the company's gorgeous Downtown theatre. (more...)
BWW Review: Southwest Shakespeare Presents PRIDE@PREJUDICEBWW Review: Southwest Shakespeare Presents PRIDE@PREJUDICE
by Herbert Paine - March 28, 2017

If, perchance, you had never read Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, you'd be none the worse for the delight you'd glean from Southwest Shakespeare Company's scintillating and brainy production of PRIDE@PREJUDICE, Daniel Elihu Kramer's clever modernization of the 1813 classic. (more...)
Lakewood Playhouse to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEADLakewood Playhouse to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

The Lakewood Playhouse will present the fifth show of its 78th Season - ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, presented with THE FIFTEEN MINUTE HAMLET, both by Tom Stoppard. (more...)
BWW Review: MACBETH at Park Square TheatreBWW Review: MACBETH at Park Square Theatre
by Karen Bovard - March 27, 2017

This pared down adaptation of one of Shakespeare's shortest tragedies moves swiftly from an original opening scene to a disappointing final one. As a contemplation of ambition and ruthlessness and the drive to political power, it is ever timely. (more...)
Aux Dog Theatre to Inaugurate SHAKESPEARE 505 Project with MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGAux Dog Theatre to Inaugurate SHAKESPEARE 505 Project with MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

If it is spring, it's time for Shakespeare. And the Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill will not disappoint. (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Sh*t-faced Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Sh*t-faced Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Love it or hate it, Shit-faced Shakespeare still three sheets to the wind and bouncing in a bacchic revel from one success to another. 2017 marks the 7th anniversary of the brand and sees their longest run in London with Much Ado About Nothing, coupled with the opening of their 4th market in the USA, Romeo and Juliet at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe festivals, plus dates at the London Wonderground, Udderbelly Southbank for both Shit-faced Shakespeare and Shit-faced Showtime. Around 30,000 people saw Shit-faced Shakespeare in the UK last year, 35,000 in the USA. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)
West End's Chloe Taylor Adds Touch of Magic to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Epstein TheatreWest End's Chloe Taylor Adds Touch of Magic to A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

The Epstein Theatre has announced the full casting for its first ever Shakespeare production. (more...)
Chicago's Improvised Shakespeare Company to Perform One-Night-Only Show at 92YChicago's Improvised Shakespeare Company to Perform One-Night-Only Show at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

92Y announces a special one-night-only performance by Chicago's critically acclaimed improv troupe, The Improvised Shakespeare Company, on Friday, April 7. (more...)
TRE's HOW TO HAMLET, OR HAMLETING HAMLET to Play HERE This SpringTRE's HOW TO HAMLET, OR HAMLETING HAMLET to Play HERE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Ultimately, their struggle to insert a piece of themselves into Shakespeare's masterpiece becomes the story of How to Hamlet, or Hamleting Hamlet, a non-linear, experimental and meta-theatrical meditation of the Bard's most famous work by Theater Reconstruction Ensemble. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Quintessence Theatre GroupPhoto Flash: First Look at LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Quintessence Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group continues producing progressive classic theatre with its spring 2017 repertory productions of William Shakespeare's Love's Labor's Lost and John Ford's The Broken Heart. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of Love's Labor's Lost in action below! (more...)
Russian Crime Novelist and Political Dissident Boris Akunin to Take on HAMLET Off-BroadwayRussian Crime Novelist and Political Dissident Boris Akunin to Take on HAMLET Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The best-selling Russian crime fiction writer Boris Akunin's new stage adaptation of Shakespeare's HAMLET will debut this spring Off-Broadway when Red Lab Productions and Roust Theatre Company present HAMLET. A VERSION, with previews beginning April 21, prior to the official press opening on April 25 at The Theater at St. Clement's (423 W. 46 St.) in New York City. HAMLET. A VERSION is directed by Irina Gachechiladze. The production features original music by Georgian composer Giya Kancheli. (more...)
Internationally Acclaimed HAMLET Returns to South Africa for Limited Engagement Before Heading Off to the USAInternationally Acclaimed HAMLET Returns to South Africa for Limited Engagement Before Heading Off to the USA
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

A limited season of Abrahamse & Meyer's production of HAMLET will be performed at Theatre on the Bay in April. (more...)
Sensory-Friendly Ballet Performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Play UCPACSensory-Friendly Ballet Performance of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Play UCPAC
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Union County Board of Chosen Freeholder is proud to bring a sensory-friendly performance of American Repertory Ballet's A Midsummer Night's Dream to the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 2, at 1:00 P.M. (more...)
We Happy Few to Present Action-Packed, Modern HENRY V This AprilWe Happy Few to Present Action-Packed, Modern HENRY V This April
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

We Happy Few productions, named by the DCist as one of the Best Small Theatre Companies of 2015, will bring an action-packed, modern look to Shakespeare's HENRY V. (more...)
BWW Review: I Got Drunk at A Noise Within's KING LEAR - Here's What Happened NextBWW Review: I Got Drunk at A Noise Within's KING LEAR - Here's What Happened Next
by George Brietigam - March 20, 2017

If American Horror Story decided to do a season set in the time of ancient mythical English kings, you would get Julia Rodriguez-Elliott's King Lear. I highly recommend this eerie interpretation of one of Shakespeare's most produced works. (more...)
BWW Review: HAMLET - Redux In Rep With Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead At City TheatreBWW Review: HAMLET - Redux In Rep With Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead At City Theatre
by Lynn Beaver - March 17, 2017

William Shakespeare's HAMLET is arguably one of the most universally popular plays ever written, but it's only one half of Redux in Rep at City Theatre. Along with ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD by Tom Stoppard, a play that comically deconstructs the iconic tragedy, the combination of the two shows give us a deeper look at the characters, motivations and plot of the famous tragedy. (more...)
ROMEO AND JULIET to Explore Teenage Impulsiveness This Month at WHATROMEO AND JULIET to Explore Teenage Impulsiveness This Month at WHAT
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

In light of its well-received production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 2016, Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater again opens their season with Shakespeare. Opening March 25, Romeo and Juliet is adapted by Psittacus Productions, associated with Lincoln Center's Education Department. (more...)
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Tops Off 2017-18 Season at Seattle Shakespeare CompanySHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Tops Off 2017-18 Season at Seattle Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

Intertwining themes of money, power, and love weave through the plays of Seattle Shakespeare Company's upcoming season just announced by Artistic Director George Mount. Plans for the company's 2017-2018 season include Julius Caesar, The Government Inspector, Timon of Athens, The Merchant of Venice, and Shakespeare in Love. (more...)
JULIUS CAESAR, Set at All-Girls High School, to Hit NYC This SummerJULIUS CAESAR, Set at All-Girls High School, to Hit NYC This Summer
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

Pocket Universe has announced the New York Premiere of a new, all-female production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar this summer, from June 21 to July 8, 2017 at the Access Theater Gallery Space. Opening night is set for Friday, June 23. (more...)
Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Cancels SHAKESPEARE & POLITICS Lecture Due to SnowPhiladelphia Shakespeare Theatre Cancels SHAKESPEARE & POLITICS Lecture Due to Snow
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

Due to current weather conditions, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and The Free Library of Philadelphia have decided to cancel tomorrow's scheduled 'Shakespeare and Politics' lecture on Wednesday, March 15.  (more...)
Kentucky Shakespeare Sets Dates for 2017 JULIUS CAESAR in the Parks TourKentucky Shakespeare Sets Dates for 2017 JULIUS CAESAR in the Parks Tour
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

Kentucky Shakespeare has announced the fourth annual SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS tour.  Their 6-actor, 85-minute production of JULIUS CAESAR will tour to 23 area locations this spring, bringing free Shakespeare to local neighborhoods March 25-May 19, 2017.  (more...)
Why Not Theatre to Continue 10th Anniversary Season with Reimagining of HAMLETWhy Not Theatre to Continue 10th Anniversary Season with Reimagining of HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

Under Artistic Director Ravi Jain, and Artistic Producers Owais Lightwala and Kelly Read, Why Not Theatre will mark a decade of work with a new production of the company's inaugural show, Ravi Jain's reconstructed Prince Hamlet, and the 4th round of the RISER Project, both at The Theatre Centre this spring. (more...)
Nashville Shakespeare Festival and Lipscomb University to Stage All-Female RICHARD IINashville Shakespeare Festival and Lipscomb University to Stage All-Female RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2017

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival continues its 2017 season with Richard II, a co-production with Lipscomb University, which will run from Thursday, April 13 - Sunday, April 23. (more...)

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