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THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Comes to Melbourne in February

Promising to be a true highlight at the onset of the 2024 Melbourne Arts Calendar, Arrant Knaves Theatre Company bring Melbourne audiences a dark and thrilling new adaptation of John Webster’s defining masterpiece, The Duchess of Malfi.

Photos: First Look At THE DUCHESS OF MALFI From Babes With Blades Theatre Company

Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s (BWBTC) The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster and directed by Artistic Director Hayley Rice with fight direction by Maya Vinice Prentiss, is now playing through October 21 at The Factory Theater.

Babes With Blades Announces Cast And Creative Team For THE DUCHESS OF MALFI At The Factory Theatre

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) has announced the cast and creatives for The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster and directed by Artistic Director Hayley Rice with fight direction by Maya Vinice Prentiss, September 9  – October 21 at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St.

Exclusive Presale: Winter Season at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe

Celebrate ten years of London’s only candlelit theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, with a season of intensely intimate and powerfully compelling drama, all told by the beautifully beguiling glow of candlelight.

GHOST, OTHELLO, and More Set For Shakespeare's Globe's Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 10th Anniversary Season

Marking a decade since the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse opened, Shakespeare’s Globe is thrilled to announce the 10th Anniversary Season, running from November 2023 to April 2024.

FIGHTING WORDS FESTIVAL and THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Set For Babes With Blades Theatre Company's 2023 Season

 Babes With Blades Theatre Company’s (BWBTC) has announced its 2023 season. Now in its 26th year, the Babes With Blades latest season includes an extended run of its new works festival, the Fighting Words Festival, June 17 – 25 at The Edge Off Broadway, 1133 W. Catalpa, and The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster and directed by Artistic Director Hayley Rice from September 8  – October 21 at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St.

Interview: Neil Bartlett on the Writing Process, Gender Identity and Adapting ORLANDO for the Stage

Adapted by Neil Bartlett, starring Golden Globe winner Emma Corrin and directed by Tony and Olivier winner Michael Grandage, the early-awaited stage version of Orlando is about to start previews. BroadwayWorld caught up with Neil ahead of opening night on 5 December to talk about the writing process, gender identity and the magic of language.

Kelley Curran & More to Star in THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Revelation Reading at Red Bull Theater

RED BULL THEATER has announced the cast for the next offering of a new season of in-person OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings, The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster, directed by Jesse Berger.  Kelley Curran will tackle the titular role.

Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE & More

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.

Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at The Keegan Theatre

'Shakespeare in Love' may appeal to fans of the movie, but its convoluted plot and awkward presentation make this production one that is unlikely to earn new admirers. It can make for a fun night out, but isn’t a production I’d actively recommend prioritizing over others.

International Shakespeare Center and Teatro Paraguas Present THE DUCHESS OF AMALFI'S STEWARD

As part of the ongoing Long Dead But Well Read series of readings of plays by contemporary playwrights of Shakespeare, the International Shakespeare Center and Teatro Paraguas  present The Duchess of Amalfi's Steward, by Lope de Vega.

Shakespeare's Globe Teams Up With BBC To Celebrate 25th Anniversary

The BBC and Shakespeare's Globe have teamed up to celebrate the Globe's 25th Anniversary, broadcasting three films on BBC Four and BBC iPlayer. The productions span across the years with Michelle Terry in Twelfth Night (2021), Emma Rice's A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016) and Gemma Arterton in The Duchess of Malfi (2014).

Vintage Theatre Presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE This Month

In this exciting play by Lee Hall, adapted from the 1998 Oscar-winning film by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, we get to witness a version of what might have been.

BWW Interview: Playwright Inda Craig-Galván on A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER at Skylight Theatre

In partnership, Skylight Theatre Company and Playwrights' Arena have launched the first of four World Premiere productions for the 2021/2022 Season with Inda Craig-Galván's play A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER. Read my interview with her about the process of bringing the play to life onstage at the Skylight Theatre.

Anne Sofie von Otter och Pierre Wilkner �" årets Gunn Wållgren-stipendiater

Från Kungliga Operan går stipendiet i år till hovsångerskan Anne Sofie von Otter: Anne Sofie von Otter tilldelas årets Gunn Wållgren stipendium 2020 utifrån följande motivering:


Oak Park Festival Theatre announces its 2020 Winter Virtual Production of CHRISTMAS COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR by George Zahora. The production will be presented on December 12 At 7:00 PM, CST.

Almeida Theatre Announces Socially Distanced Season of Three World Premieres for Christmas 2020 and Into 2021

Almeida Theatre has announced a socially distanced season of three world premieres for Christmas 2020 and into 2021.

Red Bull Theater's Benefit Honoring André De Shields and More Has Been Cancelled

Jesse Berger - Red Bull Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson - Red Bull Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater today announced that the Twelfth Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit scheduled for Monday March 30th would be cancelled.

Elaine C. Smith and Steven McNicoll to Star in MRS PUNTILA AND HER MAN MATTI

The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, with Citizens Theatre and DOT Theatre Istanbul, will present a brand new adaptation of Brecht's classic master and servant comedy Mrs Puntila and her Man Matti by award-winning writer Denise Mina and directed by DOT Theatre's Murat Daltaban, who returns to the Lyceum Theatre to direct, following the celebrated Zinnie Harris adaptation of Rhinoceros in 2018.

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's Has Announced the Cast of Updated DUCHESS OF MALFI

Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) 22nd season continues with Duchess of Malfi, running April 17 - May 30, written by John Webster, adaptation and direction by BWBTC Artistic Director Hayley Rice and fight choreography by Maya Vinice Prentiss. All performances are at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard Street.


John Webster has written 1 shows including The Duchess of Malfi (Playwright).

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