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[Off-Broadway, 2020]
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[West End, 2019]
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[West End, 2017]
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[West End, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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Simon Godwin News

National Theatre in HD's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes to the Big Screen of The Ridgef Photo National Theatre in HD's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes to the Big Screen of The Ridgefield Playhouse, January 13
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2023

World-class theatre is available to view and enjoy on the big screen of The Ridgefield Playhouse!

NT Live's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes To Hammer Theatre Photo NT Live's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes To Hammer Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2023

Hammer Theatre Center invites audiences to escape to the Italian Riviera during its National Theatre Live (NT Live) screening of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Simon Godwin (Twelfth Night, Anthony and Cleopatra, Romeo & Juliet).

National Theatre in HD's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to be Screened at The Ridgefield Play Photo National Theatre in HD's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to be Screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2022

Start the New Year enjoying the best of British theater on a big screen near you! The next presentation from National Theatre in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse will be Much Ado About Nothing on Friday, January 13, 2023 at 7:30pm.

Patrick Page to Star in KING LEAR at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo Patrick Page to Star in KING LEAR at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of King Lear. STC favorite Patrick Page will star as the titular king. See who else is in the cast, how to purchase tickets, and more!

National Theatre and Met Opera Come to the Ridgefield Playhouse This Month Photo National Theatre and Met Opera Come to the Ridgefield Playhouse This Month
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2022

Get ready for back-to-back nights of great opera and theater on the big screen! The Met Opera and National Theatre of London's seasons continue to be broadcast at The Ridgefield Playhouse as part of the FirstLight Home Care Classical Series.

Britney Spears Musical ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Will Open on Broadway in Spring 2023 Photo Britney Spears Musical ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Will Open on Broadway in Spring 2023
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 2, 2022

Once Upon A One More Time, powered by the music of Grammy Award-winning pop icon Britney Spears, will open on Broadway this summer at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. Helmed by internally acclaimed, Drama Desk-nominated Director & Choreographers Keone & Mari Madrid (Beyond Babel, Karate Kid), the musical begins previews Saturday, May 13, 2023, and celebrates its opening night on Thursday, June 22, 2023.

National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More Photo National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022

The National Theatre has announced three new productions for 2023 and the revival of the critically acclaimed The Father and the Assassin. A new production devised by The PappyShow will tour directly to 55 schools across England, and National Theatre Live brings The Crucible, Othello and GOOD to cinema goers around the world.

Hammer Theatre Center Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in February 2023 Photo Hammer Theatre Center Presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in February 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Hammer Theatre Center invites audiences to escape to the Italian Riviera during its National Theatre Live (NT Live) screening of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Simon Godwin (Twelfth Night, Anthony and Cleopatra, Romeo & Juliet).

Ridgefield Playhouse To Screen National Theatre's THE SEAGULL Starring Emilia Clarke  Photo Ridgefield Playhouse To Screen National Theatre's THE SEAGULL Starring Emilia Clarke And More
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2022

This December will see more great stage performances broadcast to the big screen of The Ridgefield Playhouse.

Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National T Photo Giles Terera-Led OTHELLO and New Play KERRY JACKSON to Be Presented at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

The National Theatre has announced two further productions to be staged this winter, Shakespeare's Othello and Kerry Jackson a new play by April De Angelis, both going on sale to the public on 21 July.

Simon Godwin Videos

VIDEO: Josh O'Connor, Jessie Buckley & the Cast of ROMEO & JULIET Play 'William Shake Videoplay
VIDEO: Josh O'Connor, Jessie Buckley & the Cast of ROMEO & JULIET Play 'William Shakespeare or Taylor Swift?'

by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2021

In this contemporary rendering of Shakespeare’s beloved romantic tragedy, a company of actors in a shuttered theater bring to life the tale of two young lovers who strive to transcend a world of violence and hate.

VIDEO: Watch Josh O'Connor & Jessie Buckley in the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: RO Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Josh O'Connor & Jessie Buckley in the Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES: ROMEO & JULIET

by Stage Tube - Mar 17, 2021

An original film for television by the National Theatre, Great Performances: Romeo & Juliet premieres Friday, April 23 at 9 p.m. on PBS, pbs.org/gperf and the PBS Video app.

VIDEO: Tamsin Greig and Simon Godwin Discuss the National Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT Videoplay
VIDEO: Tamsin Greig and Simon Godwin Discuss the National Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT

by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2020

A Twelfth Night reunion took place on the National Theatre's YouTube channel!

VIDEO: David Tennant and More in Royal Shakespeare Company's #ShareYourShakespeare Ca Videoplay
VIDEO: David Tennant and More in Royal Shakespeare Company's #ShareYourShakespeare Campaign

by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2020

In celebration of William Shakespeare's 456th birthday, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today unveiled the results of its largest ever digital celebration by audiences.

BWW TV: The RULES FOR LIVING Cast Shares Christmas Cracker Pulling Tips Videoplay
BWW TV: The RULES FOR LIVING Cast Shares Christmas Cracker Pulling Tips

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2017

English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston present Sam Holcroft's darkly funny RULES FOR LIVING.

BWW TV: The RULES FOR LIVING Cast Model Christmas Hats Videoplay
BWW TV: The RULES FOR LIVING Cast Model Christmas Hats

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2017

English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston present Sam Holcroft's darkly funny RULES FOR LIVING.

BWW TV: The RULES FOR LIVING Cast Share Christmas Cracker Jokes! Videoplay
BWW TV: The RULES FOR LIVING Cast Share Christmas Cracker Jokes!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2017

English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston present Sam Holcroft's darkly funny RULES FOR LIVING. Check out the cast telling Christmas cracker jokes below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Diane Lane & Company in THE CHERRY ORCHARD on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey in a new production of The Cherry Orchard, currently in previews for an October 16, 2016, opening on Broadway. This is a limited engagement through December 4, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). 

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch a Scene from RSC's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2014

THE RSC's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Shakespeare's early exuberant romantic comedy about friendship and betrayal, was captured live Wednesday September 3, 2014 to be screened in US Cinemas September 20 - October 20, 2014. Directed by Simon Godwin, the production stars Mark Arends (Proteus); Elliot Barnes-Worrell (Outlaw); Martin Bassindale (Speed); Pearl Chanda (Julia); Nicholas Gerard-Martin (Thurio); Robert Gilbert (Outlaw); Jonny Glynn (The Duke of Milan); Molly Gromadzki (Host/Singer); Youssef Kerkour (Sir Eglamour); Sarah MacRae (Silvia); Michael Marcus (Valentine); Roger Morlidge (Launce); Keith Osborn (Antonio); Leigh Quinn (Lucetta) and Simon Yadoo (Panthino/Outlaw). Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive clip from Act IV, Scene II. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Trailer for RSC's HENRY IV Parts I & II, Screening in the U.S. July-Aug 2014
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2014

Below, watch the trailer for the Royal Shakespeare Company's Henry IV Part I & II! Henry IV Part I can currently be seen in cinemas across the U.S. through July 3. Henry IV Part II can be seen from July 5 - August 4. They were filmed for 'Live from Stratford-upon-Avon,' the RSC program that screens the world's greatest classical theatre company from Shakespeare's home town around the world through a continued partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment.