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Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF T Photo Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Red Bull Theater has announced details of its 20th season, including two Off-Broadway productions; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings (offered both in-person and online), and much more.

Fiasco Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo Fiasco Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

Fiasco Theater has announced its 2022-2023 season! Check out the full lineup here!

Review: GROCERS GONE WILD IN KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at Independent Shakespeare  Photo Review: GROCERS GONE WILD IN KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at Independent Shakespeare Company In Griffith Park
by Evan Henerson - Jul 15, 2022

ISC’s unique brand of Shakespeare in the park has long been a summertime favorite for Angelenos of all ages. PESTLE is a work of Francis Beaumont, not the Bard, but as adapted and staged by director Melissa Chalsma, this loopy bit of play-within-a-play meta is every bit a comic winner.

The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival Returns This Summer Photo The Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival Returns This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC) announces the anticipated return of an entire summer (10 weeks) of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival following 2020's virtual season and 2021's shortened season. The location is the Dell at the top of the Old Zoo near the intersection of Crystal Springs Drive and Griffith Park Drive.

BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN REVUE at Joshua Tree Summer Theatre Photo BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN REVUE at Joshua Tree Summer Theatre
by Stan Jenson - Jul 13, 2021

So four playwrights walk into a bar and the first one says …. sound like the setup for a joke?  No, it’s actually the premise for Shakespeare in Revue, the delightful second presentation by Joshua Tree’s Theatre Under the Stars.

Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox and More to Star in Benefit Reading of THE WOMAN  Photo Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox and More to Star in Benefit Reading of THE WOMAN HATER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its 2020-21 offerings will continue with a special event benefit reading of Frances Burney’s The Woman Hater, directed by Everett Quinton. The reading will  feature Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox, Rebecca S'Manga Frank, Cherie Corinne Rice, Matthew Saldivar, Jenne Vath, and Nick Westrate.

Robert Cuccioli, Chukwudi Iwuji, Socorro Santiago and More to Star in Benefit Reading Photo Robert Cuccioli, Chukwudi Iwuji, Socorro Santiago and More to Star in Benefit Reading of A KING AND NO KING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its fall offerings will continue with a benefit reading of A King and No King by Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher, directed by José Zayas and featuring Rajesh Bose, Robert Cuccioli, Edmund Donovan, Franchelle Stewart Dorn, Topher Embrey, Chukwudi Iwuji, Teresa Avia Lim, Cara Ricketts, Socorro Santiago, and more.

Actors Shakespeare Company Presents THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE Photo Actors Shakespeare Company Presents THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2020

Red Bull Theater Continues the Revelation Readings with LOVE LIES A-BLEEDING Photo Red Bull Theater Continues the Revelation Readings with LOVE LIES A-BLEEDING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced the cast for the next of the 2019-'20 season of REVELATION READINGS, its OBIE Award-winning series: Beaumont & Fletcher's Love Lies A-Bleeding, directed by Carl Cofield and featuring Zach Appelman, Susan Heyward, Ezra Knight, Dela Meskienyar, Howard Overshown, Bhavesh Patel, Amelia Pedlow, Cara Ricketts and more to be announced. This one-night-only event will take place on Monday December 16th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets).

An Old But Surprisingly Modern Comic Treasure: THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at Ba Photo An Old But Surprisingly Modern Comic Treasure: THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Nov 3, 2019

The Knight of the Burning Pestle is rarely produced, and it certainly deserves the occasional outing, if only as a reminder that our forbears were just as interested in trying experiments with theatrical genre and form as we are.

Francis Beaumont Videos

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at The Barbican Videoplay
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at The Barbican

by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2019

Cheek by Jowl reunites with the Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre on Francis Beaumont's outrageous dark comedy, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, hilarious and terrifying in its relevance to our times. Following its Paris and Moscow premieres, the production comes to London for performances at the Barbican - where Cheek by Jowl is an Artistic Associate, from 5 to 8 June with a press performance on 5 June.

VIDEO: Pocket Universe Teases THE MAID'S TRAGEDY Videoplay
VIDEO: Pocket Universe Teases THE MAID'S TRAGEDY

by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2018

Pocket Universe, producer of last summer's acclaimed Julius Caesar set in an all-girls high school, has announced a new production of Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher's THE MAID'S TRAGEDY, set in present-day Hollywood. Watch a video trailer below!


Francis Beaumont Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Francis Beaumont written?
Francis Beaumont has written 1 shows including The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Lyricist).