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Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Staff & Fans Celebrate Regional Theatre Tony Win!Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Staff & Fans Celebrate Regional Theatre Tony Win!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

Last night, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley received the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, hosted by James Corden and featuring a galaxy of stage and screen stars, including Tina Fey, Laura Linney, Bryan Cranston, Adam Driver, Audra McDonald and hundreds of other famed performers, directors, playwrights and designers. Broadway star Danny Burstein (also a TheatreWorks alumnus) welcomed to the stage TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Executive Director Phil Santora, and TheatreWorks's Trustee Chair Judy Heyboer, where they accepted the nation's highest recognition for a regional theatre. (more...)


by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

Last night, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley received the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, hosted by James Corden and featuring a galaxy of stage and screen stars, including Tina Fey, Laura Linney, Bryan Cranston, Adam Driver, Audra McDonald and hundreds of other famed performers, directors, playwrights and designers. Broadway star Danny Burstein (also a TheatreWorks alumnus) welcomed to the stage TheatreWorks Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Executive Director Phil Santora, and TheatreWorks's Trustee Chair Judy Heyboer, where they accepted the nation's highest recognition for a regional theatre. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

E. & J. Gallo Winery (Gallo) announced today that it will be the exclusive U.S. importer for luxury rum brand Diplomático, a super-premium rum recognized and awarded around the world for its superior taste, quality, and mixability, and garnering numerous 90-plus point scores. (more...)

Paul King in Talks to Direct Disney's Live-Action PinocchioPaul King in Talks to Direct Disney's Live-Action Pinocchio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Paul King, who recently directed Paddington, is in talks to direct the live-action Pinocchio film, based on the 1941 Disney animated classic, according to Deadline. Jack Throne is scripting the film and it is planned to begin filming in the fall. (more...)

City of Prague Philharmonic to Accompany AMADEUS at Estates Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Prague Shakespeare Company presents AMADEUS by Peter Shaffer, directed by Guy Roberts, with live orchestral accompaniment by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by James Shearman, for one performance only, 30 June 2017 at 19:00 at Estates Theater. (more...)

City of Prague Philharmonic to Accompany AMADEUS at Estates Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Prague Shakespeare Company presents AMADEUS by Peter Shaffer, directed by Guy Roberts, with live orchestral accompaniment by the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by James Shearman, for one performance only, 30 June 2017 at 19:00 at Estates Theater. (more...)

Lisa Wolpe Stars as Hotspur in HENRY IV
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Lisa Wolpe stars as Hotspur in Henry IVTwelfth Night and Venus in Fur return for ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY and Short Shakespeare: Hamlet  (more...)

TITUS ANDRONICUS, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, OTHELLO and More Coming Up This Month at Prague Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Prague Shakespeare Company has announced its November 2016 news and events. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Main Street Theater's '1946' World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Main Street Theater (MST) continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of 1946 by Houston playwright Thomas Hagemann. Main Street produced the world premiere of Mr. Hagemann's Breakfast at Eight in 2010 as well as the staged reading of 1946 in 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in costume! (more...)

Tom Hagemann's 1946 to Premiere at Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Main Street Theater (MST) continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of 1946 by Houston playwright Thomas Hagemann. Main Street produced the world premiere of Mr. Hagemann's Breakfast at Eight in 2010 as well as the staged reading of 1946 in 2014. (more...)

BWW Review: Main Street Theater's TWELFTH NIGHT Marries Love and Humor
by Katricia Lang - Jan 8, 2016

The actors add to the relaxed atmosphere. No one is too good to play for a laugh, which is quintessential Shakespeare. The bard includes a pickled-herring gas joke. The TWELFTH NIGHT actors ensure you laugh at it. (more...)

Scoop: JOB OR NO JOB on ABC FAMILY - Tonight, September 24, 2015
by TV Scoop - Sep 24, 2015

Get all the scoop on JOB OR NO JOB, airing on ABC FAMILY tonight, September 24, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: JOB OR NO JOB on ABC FAMILY - Thursday, September 24, 2015
by TV Scoop - Sep 22, 2015

Get all the scoop on JOB OR NO JOB, airing on ABC FAMILY on Thursday, September 24, 2015! (more...)

Milford Arts Council Hosts EAST/WEST PLAYFEST This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, partners with Westport Community Theatre for a program of six original plays under the banner of 'East/West PlayFest'. (more...)

Milford Arts Council to Host EAST/WEST PLAYFEST, 7/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015

Eastbound Theatre, a division of the Milford Arts Council, partners with Westport Community Theatre for a program of six original plays under the banner of "East/West PlayFest". (more...)

Main Street Theater to Present Reading of Thomas Hagemann's 1946, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

On January 28 at 7pm, Main Street Theater will present the first reading of local playwright Thomas Hagemann's latest work, 1946. Main Street produced the world premiere of Hagemann's Breakfast at Eight in 2010. This staged reading, which will be followed by a discussion with the playwright and wine and cheese reception, is a Part of the Art Series event at Main Street and will benefit MST's current Capital Campaign to purchase and renovate its Times Blvd. location in Rice Village. Tickets are $50 and $25 (and $25 of the $50 ticket is tax-deductible). Tickets are on sale in person at the Main Street Theater Box Office, 2540 Times Blvd., via phone at 713.524.6706, or online at MainStreetTheater.com. (more...)

Main Street Theater Extends HENRY V Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Due to popular demand, Main Street Theater has extended the run of Henry V through April 28. (more...)

Main Street Theater and Prague Shakespeare Company to Present HENRY V, 3/16-4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2013

Main Street Theater collaborates for the second time with international partner Prague Shakespeare Company to present Shakespeare's Henry V. Featuring live Taiko drummers and an ensemble of 14 actors, the production will run in Houston in March and April and in Prague in the fall. MST and PSF produced Shakespeare's Richard III last season which was critically acclaimed both in Houston and in Prague. (more...)

Main Street Theater Extends HENRY V Through April 28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2013

Due to popular demand, Main Street Theater has extended the run of Henry V through April 28. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Impressive HENRY V is Energetic, Brilliant, and Alluring
by David Clarke - Mar 25, 2013

William Shakespeare's HENRY V is quite possibly his most well-known and celebrated history play. The famous climatic St. Crispin's day speech is full of nationalistic and patriotic rhetoric that resonates deep within the soul, mind and body while quickening the blood. Luckily for Houston audiences, Main Street Theater and Prague Shakespeare Company, Continental Europe's premiere professional English-language classical theatre company, is currently presenting a stellar production of William Shakespeare's HENRY V. (more...)

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