THE KING'S SPEECH Comes To Hartford Stage In March Photo THE KING'S SPEECH Comes To Hartford Stage In March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Former Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to Hartford Stage in March to direct the original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King's Speech. Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter David Seidler, the play tells the true story of King George VI, his speech therapist Lionel Logue, and a friendship that helped steer the course of history. The King's Speech will run Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, April 19.

THE KING'S SPEECH To Make D.C. Debut At National Theatre Photo THE KING'S SPEECH To Make D.C. Debut At National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

David Seidler's original play THE KING'S SPEECH will make its D.C. debut at the National Theatre from February 11-16, 2020.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Th Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater?
by Review Roundups - Sep 23, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's North American Premiere production of David Seidler's The King's Speech opened last week in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare and runs through October 20, 2019. Directed by Michael Wilson, the production stars Harry Hadden-Paton as Bertie and James Frain as Lionel Logue. Read the reviews below!

Wake Up With BWW 9/20: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Begins Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/20: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2019

Today's top stories: The Lightning Thief begins previews on Broadway tonight, and more!

Exclusive Video: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare T Photo Exclusive Video: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare's production of The King's Speech is now on stage and we've got an exclusive first look at the production!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Chicago Shakes' THE KING'S SPEECH Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Chicago Shakes' THE KING'S SPEECH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater stages the North American Premiere production of The King's Speech, beginning September 12 in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare.

Video: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater Photo Video: First Look at the Cast of THE KING'S SPEECH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare's production of The King's Speech begins performances September 12, and they've released a special first look at the cast!

Harry Hadden-Paton Will Lead THE KING'S SPEECH At Chicago Shakespeare Photo Harry Hadden-Paton Will Lead THE KING'S SPEECH At Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today the cast and creative team for the North American Premiere production of The King's Speech, beginning September 12 in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare. Writer David Seidler brings the remarkable true story that inspired the Academy Award-winning film back to the stage in a new production of the play, directed by Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award-winner Michael Wilson. Following the play's North American premiere in Chicago, the production is slated for engagements at other theaters across the country.

BWW Review: Lisa Loomer's Powerful ROE Tackles the Abortion Issue from All Sides at t Photo BWW Review: Lisa Loomer's Powerful ROE Tackles the Abortion Issue from All Sides at the Asolo Theatre
by Peter Nason - Mar 23, 2018

A strong play, well-directed by Lavina Jadhwani, that features a bravura turn by Terri Weagant as Norma McCorvey, a.k.a. 'Jane Roe.'

Review Roundup: Did Critics Fall in Love with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Asolo Rep? Photo Review Roundup: Did Critics Fall in Love with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Asolo Rep?
by Leah Windahl - Jan 17, 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. Directed by Rachel Rockwell, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE imagines the life of a young William Shakespeare, a writer struggling 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: Fall In Love with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Asolo Rep Photo VIDEO: Fall In Love with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - 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.

Complete Casting Announced For Asolo Rep's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Photo Complete Casting Announced For Asolo Rep's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Asolo Rep proudly kicks off its repertory season with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, the stunning new stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard's triumphant Academy Award-winning film. The film starred Gwyneth Paltrow as Viola, who garnered an Oscar for the role, Joseph Fiennes as Will, and Dame Judi Dench as Queen Elizabeth. This lush, sweeping and timeless romantic comedy will be helmed by director and choreographer Rachel Rockwell. Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE previews January 10 and 11, opens January 12 and runs in rotating repertory through March 28 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.

Complete Casting Announced For Asolo Rep's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Photo Complete Casting Announced For Asolo Rep's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Asolo Rep proudly kicks off its repertory season with SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, the stunning new stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard's triumphant Academy Award-winning film. The film starred Gwyneth Paltrow as Viola, who garnered an Oscar for the role, Joseph Fiennes as Will, and Dame Judi Dench as Queen Elizabeth. This lush, sweeping and timeless romantic comedy will be helmed by director and choreographer Rachel Rockwell. Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions and adapted for the stage by Lee Hall, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE previews January 10 and 11, opens January 12 and runs in rotating repertory through March 28 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.

THE AUDIENCE, Starring Janet Ulrich Brooks, Extends at TimeLine Theatre Photo THE AUDIENCE, Starring Janet Ulrich Brooks, Extends at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company announces a three-week extension of its acclaimed Chicago premiere production of THE AUDIENCE by Peter Morgan, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling and starring TimeLine Company Member Janet Ulrich Brooks as Queen Elizabeth II.

VIDEO: Behind The Scenes of THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine Theatre Photo VIDEO: Behind The Scenes of THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

THE AUDIENCE follows Queen Elizabeth II as she meets with her Prime Ministers every Tuesday afternoon, a tradition that has taken place for more than 60 years, The show will run at TimeLine Theatre until November 12.

Review Roundup: THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine Theatre Photo Review Roundup: THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

THE AUDIENCE by Peter Morgan will play at TimeLine Theatre in Chicago until November 12, and the critics are weighing in!

Janet Ulrich Brooks Crowned Queen for Chicago Premiere of THE AUDIENCE, Begining Toni Photo Janet Ulrich Brooks Crowned Queen for Chicago Premiere of THE AUDIENCE, Begining Tonight at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company presents the first production of its 2017-2018 season-the Chicago premiere of THE AUDIENCE by Peter Morgan, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling, and featuring TimeLine Company Member Janet Ulrich Brooks in the central role of Queen Elizabeth II, August 24 - November 12, 2017 (previews tonight, August 16, through August 23) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago. Press Night is Wednesday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Janet Ulrich Brooks Crowned Queen for Chicago Premiere of THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

TimeLine Theatre Company announces the first production of its 2017-2018 season-the Chicago premiere of THE AUDIENCE by Peter Morgan, directed by TimeLine Associate Artistic Director Nick Bowling, and featuring TimeLine Company Member Janet Ulrich Brooks in the central role of Queen Elizabeth II, August 24 - November 12, 2017 (previews August 16 - 23) at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave., Chicago.

Cast Announced for LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for Shakespeare's playful romantic comedy Love's Labor's Lost, staged by acclaimed director Marti Maraden as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season.

Cast Announced for LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for Shakespeare's playful romantic comedy Love's Labor's Lost, staged by acclaimed director Marti Maraden as part of the Theater's 30th Anniversary Season.

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