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Ian McKellen to Play Falstaff in Robert Icke's PLAYER KINGS in 2024

Robert Icke will direct Ian McKellen as John Falstaff in Player Kings, adapted by Icke from William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2. Further casting to be announced.

TEA AT FIVE Comes to On the Verge Theatre Next Month

On the Verge Theatre in association with the Alta Arts presents “Tea at Five” by Matthew Lombardo on-stage December 7 - 23, 2023 at the Alta Arts, 5412 Ashbrook Dr, Houston, TX 77081.

Vanguard University's Department Of Theatre Arts Presents XANADU

Vanguard University's highly acclaimed and award-winning department of theatre arts presents the stage adaptation of the 1980s rollicking, roller skating musical Xanadu. The production is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning October 20, 2023, and running three weekends through November 5, 2023.

Chicago Teacher is Honoring the 400th Anniversary Of Shakespeare's First Folio

Hart, of Andersonville, has been training actors of all levels since she began teaching in 2006. She taught for five years at the acclaimed Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, as well as at Loyola University, Notre Dame University Summer Shakespeare, and Act One Conservatory. She has served as text coach for Chicago Shakespeare, Strawdog Theatre and Summer Shakespeare at Notre Dame, and her directing credits include Macbeth at City Lit Theatre and Falstaff's Dream at Notre Dame.

A DOLL'S HOUSE to be Presented by Vanguard University's Department of Theatre Arts This Month

Vanguard University's department of theatre arts will present A Doll's House written by Hendrik Ibsen. The production is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning October 21st, 2022, and running two weekends through October 30th.

Tributes Paid After Death Of Actor David Warner

Tributes have been paid to the actor David Warner after his death was announced..

ACTC Presents A Jukebox Musical THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES At The Lyceum Theater

​​​​​​​American Coast Theater Company presents a sensational jukebox musical, The Marvelous Wonderettes. The production, directed by Susan K. Berkompas, is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning May 28th, 2022, and running five weekends through June 26th, 2022. Additional performances happening at Rancho Mission Viejo Esencia Green July 7 - 10th, 2022.

Vanguard University's Department of Theatre Arts to Present HARVEY

Vanguard University's department of Theatre Arts will present the comedy classic by Mary Chase, Harvey. The production is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning April 1st, 2022, and running two weekends through April 10th.

Louise Redknapp Joins the Cast of FATAL ATTRACTION

From Wednesday 9th March (New Theatre, Cardiff) acclaimed actress, musician, TV presenter and Strictly Come Dancing star Louise Redknapp joins Oliver Farnworth (Dan Gallagher) as his wife, Beth and Susie Amy who takes on the role of Alex Forrest when Kym Marsh concludes her run in the tour on Saturday 5th March 2022.

Photos: First Look at Kym Marsh, Oliver Farnworth & Susie Amy in FATAL ATTRACTION

Smith and Brant Theatricals and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions are presenting a new production of Fatal Attraction. Kym Marsh (ITV’s Coronation Street) will perform the iconic role of Alex Forrest, Oliver Farnworth (ITV’s Coronation Street) her lover, Dan Gallagher and Susie Amy (ITV’s Footballers’ Wives) his wife, Beth.

Kym Marsh Will Lead a New Stage Thriller of FATAL ATTRACTION

Casting has been announced for a new production of Fatal Attraction, based on the classic Paramount Pictures Corporation film. Kym Marsh * (ITV's Coronation Street) will perform the iconic role of Alex Forrest, Oliver Farnworth (ITV's Coronation Street) her lover, Dan Gallagher and Susie Amy (ITV's Footballers' Wives) his wife, Beth.

BWW Interview: Debra Ann Byrd of BECOMING OTHELLO: A BLACK GIRL'S JOURNEY at Shakespeare & Company

“BECOMOING OTHELLO taught me how to get over things that I am.  I’m a mixed-race girl, and I am on the fairer side of blackness.  I had so many issues with colorism and racism and all the isms that I needed to tell this story.  If audience members are listening, no matter where they come from; what race, what religion, everyone is going to find something they can relate to.' 

FATAL ATTRACTION Announces UK Tour Dates

Smith and Brant Theatricals and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions have announced a new production of Fatal Attraction, based on the classic Paramount Pictures Corporation film.

DCPA Theatre Company to Stream TANTALUS: Behind The Mask

Twenty years ago, the DCPA Theatre Company and Royal Shakespeare Company embarked upon the most ambitious play ever attempted— TANTALUS. During an unprecedented six-month rehearsal period, Denver Center Media captured all of the determination, drama and artistry that led to this highly acclaimed and unforgettable theatrical experience.

Professional Actors Perform KING LEAR Scene In Workshop Presentation

A cast of professional actors, their work has been seen across the country, at such notable theatres as Oregon Shakespeare, Utah Shakespeare, Chicago Shakespeare, and many more. In addition to regional theatre, many of our participants have long and varied careers onscreen as well.

Professional Actors Perform TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Scene In Workshop Presentation

With JAMES NEWCOMB, ROSS HELLWIG, SAPNA KUMAR, and MARCELO TUBERT, sit in on a final presentation from an October Shakespeare workshop!

The Working Actor's Journey Podcast Presents Virtual Workshop Of Shakespeare's RICHARD III

The Working Actor's Journey podcast presents a 'Virtual Workshop' on June 18, 2020 at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET with both acting veterans and rookies. In the spirit of John Barton's Playing Shakespeare series, this workshop will provide an insight into how theatre artists work on Shakespeare.

VIDEO: Royal Shakespeare Company Releases SONNETS IN SOLITUDE

The Royal Shakespeare Company today released Sonnets in Solitude, a selection of Shakespeare's sonnets self-recorded by RSC actors while in lockdown. Many of the actors were working with the RSC at the time of the theatre's temporary closure on 17 March and have been unable to perform or rehearse since.

Harlem Artist Debra Ann Byrd Set To Take The Stage At Shakespeare's Birthplace

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's first Writer-in-Residence, Debra Ann Byrd, is set to return to Stratford-upon-Avon in October 2019 with her new solo show BECOMING OTHELLO: A Black Girl's Journey.

Rose Theatre Kingston To Appoint An Artistic Director As The Company's Creative Lead

Rose Theatre Kingston today announces that Chief Executive Robert O'Dowd and the Board have decided to appoint an Artistic Director as the creative lead for the company. This new appointment comes after the decision of Jerry Gunn to step down as Executive Producer. The role will be advertised this week, and a job description can be found here: https://www.rosetheatrekingston.org/news/Now-Hiring-Artistic-Director-Rose-Theatre-Kingston.

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John Barton has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Director of the Year at the Olivier Awards for his work on "Life's A Dream" and "The Greeks".

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