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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Open Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival This Month Photo MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Open Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

William Shakespeare's joyous and popular comedy Much Ado About Nothing will open at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theatre on the campus of DeSales University. The show previews July 13 and 14, opens July 15, and runs through August 7 in the Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts.

BWW Review: OUR TOWN at Shakespeare Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: OUR TOWN at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Pamela Roberts - May 22, 2022

The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Our Town is a triumphant production of vitality, and consequence. Thornton Wilder’s classic—a work that captures the universal experience of being alive—takes on new resonance and depth in the capable hands of an extraordinary ensemble. This play is immediate—one to see and share and talk about.

BWW Review: NATHAN THE WISE at Theater J / Folger Theatre Photo BWW Review: NATHAN THE WISE at Theater J / Folger Theatre
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Mar 24, 2022

'Nathan the Wise' handily lives up to the reputation of the two powerhouse theaters behind it. With a beautiful message, a solid cast and creative team, and a spirited atmosphere, 'Nathan the Wise' is one of those productions you want to cheer during the curtain call, then immediately go back and watch it again.

BWW Review: THE GREAT LEAP at Round House Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE GREAT LEAP at Round House Theatre
by Alexander C. Kafka - Nov 16, 2021

At Round House Theatre, an alluring production of Lauren Yee's somewhat contrived 'The Great Leap,' a 'socio-political fable' about sports and Sino-American politics

BWW Prompts: Share A Memory From A Regional Theater Photo BWW Prompts: Share A Memory From A Regional Theater
by BWW Prompts - Oct 14, 2020

Today we asked our readers to share their fond memories of regional theater productions!

BWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at Folger Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at Folger Theatre
by Brandon Horwin - Jan 22, 2020

One of the biggest challenges in producing Shakespeare, is making it appealing and fresh to audiences of all ages. 'How can it feel both accessible and intriguing?' With these thoughts in mind, Aaron Posner and his team must have had some long brainstorming sessions. Luckily, however, they have truly succeeded at a concept that is both loads of fun and works perfectly for William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. It's 1972 at the Folger and it's quite the time!

Photo Flash: Take a Look at New Photos of Folger Theatre's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at New Photos of Folger Theatre's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020

The Merry Wives of Windsor is on stage at Folger Theatre from January 14 through March 1, 2020.

Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Folger Theatre's MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2020

Folger Theatre concludes its successful 2019/20 season with The Merry Wives of Windsor. Aaron Posner (King John, The Winter's Tale, Twelfth Night at Folger Theatre) returns to the Folger to direct Shakespeare's delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women, set here in the early 1970s.

A 1970s Take on THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR is Coming to  Folger Theatre Photo A 1970s Take on THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR is Coming to Folger Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019

When the mischievous Falstaff overestimates his own scheming prowess and underestimates the savvy wives in the town of Windsor, hilarity is ahead. Folger Theatre concludes its successful 2019/20 season with The Merry Wives of Windsor. Aaron Posner (King John, The Winter's Tale, Twelfth Night at Folger Theatre) returns to the Folger to direct Shakespeare's delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women, set here in the early 1970s.

Revelry Theatre Presents EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD (AND THEN SOME!) Photo Revelry Theatre Presents EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD (AND THEN SOME!)
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 5, 2019

Revelry Theatre is proud to announce their upcoming production of Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!), running December 13 to December 22, 2019 at Taproot Theatre's Isaac Studio Theatre. With a team of all female and non-binary artists, Revelry Theatre brings you a hilarious send-up of as many beloved holiday classics as they can fit into 90 minutes.

Take A Risk On New Works At PLAYFEST 2019 Photo Take A Risk On New Works At PLAYFEST 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2019 is set for November 1 a?" 3 and 8 a?" 9, 2019 and features seven readings of new plays in development.

Take A Risk On New Works At Orlando PLAYFEST 2019 Photo Take A Risk On New Works At Orlando PLAYFEST 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2019

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2019 is set for November 1 a?" 3 and 8 a?" 9, 2019 and features seven readings of new plays in development. At the two-weekend festival, patrons will experience ground-breaking new works while participating in the creative process. Tickets to individual PlayFest readings ($10) may be purchased online at orlandoshakes.org, by phone at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). PlayFest Passes ($56) and PlayFest VIP Passes ($100) are on sale now and may be purchased by phone or in person.

Orlando Shakes Announces Titles For PLAYFEST 2019 Photo Orlando Shakes Announces Titles For PLAYFEST 2019
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 10, 2019

The Basel-Kiene Family joins City Beverages in presenting PlayFest. Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's PlayFest 2019 is set for November 1 - 3 and 8 - 9, 2019 and features seven readings of new plays in development.

LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST Ends Folger's 2019/20 Season Photo LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST Ends Folger's 2019/20 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2019

Mind vs. Matter. Game on. Folger Theatre concludes its 2018/19 season of characters that "shake the world" with Love's Labor's Lost, Shakespeare's quick-witted comedy filled with oaths, trickery, and confessions of love. Vivienne Benesch, the 2017 winner of the annual Zelda Fichandler Award, makes her Folger directorial debut.

Photo Flash: Arena Stage's JQA Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: Arena Stage's JQA Celebrates Opening Night
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019

Arena Stage's JQA celebrated opening night on March 15, 2019. Check out photos from the evening below!

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of JQA at Arena Stage? Photo Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of JQA at Arena Stage?
by Alan Henry - Mar 18, 2019

JQA is running through April 14, 2019 at Arena Stage.

BWW Review: JQA Brings Past to Present at Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: JQA Brings Past to Present at Arena Stage
by Rachael Goldberg - Mar 17, 2019

'JQA' is an ambitious, delightful work that not only makes for an enjoyable theater experience, but also leaves its audiences ruminating on the deeper philosophies it explores. The strong cast and clever production designs are worth the trip alone, but the overall result is something that will linger in minds long after the lights have lifted, much like any presidential legacy.

Photo Flash:  Get A First Look At JQA at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At JQA at Arena Stage
by Alan Henry - Mar 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Aaron Posner's JQA, recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. The first of Posner's plays that is not adapted from an existing work, JQA shines a spotlight with humor and care on an ineffectual presidency, the idea of government and how a society lives in relationship to it, and the American experiment as it continues to evolve. Directed by Posner as well, JQA runs March 1 through April 14, 2019 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle.

BWW Interview: Arena's JQA Explores the Complicated Legacy of a Complicated American Photo BWW Interview: Arena's JQA Explores the Complicated Legacy of a Complicated American
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 27, 2019

Lamented as an ineffectual president, and later celebrated by then-Senator John F. Kennedy as a legislative statesman in his landmark book Profiles in Courage, Adams' legacy will get a long overdue reexamination thanks to Arena Stage and their world-premiere production of Aaron Posner's new play JQA.

Arena Stage Announces Full Casting For World Premiere Of Aaron Posner's JQA Photo Arena Stage Announces Full Casting For World Premiere Of Aaron Posner's JQA
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Aaron Posner's JQA, recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. The first of Posner's plays that is not adapted from an existing work, JQA shines a spotlight with humor and care on an ineffectual presidency, the idea of government and how a society lives in relationship to it, and the American experiment as it continues to evolve. Directed by Posner as well, JQA runs March 1 through April 14, 2019 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle.

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