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Interview: Neil Bartlett on the Writing Process, Gender Identity and Adapting ORLANDO Photo Interview: Neil Bartlett on the Writing Process, Gender Identity and Adapting ORLANDO for the Stage
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 25, 2022

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 T Photo Kelley Curran & More to Star in THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Revelation Reading at Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

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 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.

Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at The Keegan Theatre Photo Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at The Keegan Theatre
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Jun 21, 2022

'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  Photo International Shakespeare Center and Teatro Paraguas Present THE DUCHESS OF AMALFI'S STEWARD
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

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 Photo Shakespeare's Globe Teams Up With BBC To Celebrate 25th Anniversary
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

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 Photo Vintage Theatre Presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE This Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2022

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-Galv√°n on A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER at Skylight The Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Inda Craig-Galv√°n on A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER at Skylight Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Nov 30, 2021

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-Galv√°n'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 ‚Ä" √•rets Gunn W√•llgren-stipendiater Photo Anne Sofie von Otter och Pierre Wilkner ‚Ä" √•rets Gunn W√•llgren-stipendiater
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 11, 2020

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:

OPFT Presents CHRISTMAS COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR Photo OPFT Presents CHRISTMAS COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2020

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.

John Webster Videos

VIDEO: Fall In Love with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Asolo Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: Fall In Love with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Asolo Rep

by Leah Windahl - Jan 15, 2018

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, based on the Academy-Award winning film of the same name, opened at Asolo Rep on January 11th and runs through March 28th. SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE imagines a young William Shakespeare, desperately trying to come up with an idea for his next play. Enter Viola, a young woman who begins as his admirer and ends up as his muse.

VIDEO: Get A First Look at CST's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2017

We have a first look at the CST production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE! Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Frank Langella on His DROPPED NAMES Book
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2012

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, stage and screen star Frank Langella, just penned his first memoir, which includes stories about Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Olivier, William Styron, Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and more. Titled: 'Dropped Names,' the book is now available at Amazon.com. Check out what Langella had to say about the book on today's 'The Today Show' below!

BWW TV: Langella - Different Stages
by Eddie Varley - Dec 10, 2008

Three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella is among the American theater world's greatest living actors. Though he gained recognition as a film star in the 1970s, the stage has always been his first love.


John Webster Frequently Asked Questions

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