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Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces THE TEMPEST Online Starring John Douglas T Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces THE TEMPEST Online Starring John Douglas Thompson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

Instead of the annual production on the Common, CSC will present an online script-in-hand performance on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM, as a benefit to support CSC's 2021 production on the Boston Common, with the previously announced cast led by John Douglas Thompson* in the role of Prospero.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Postpones THE TEMPEST To 2021 Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Postpones THE TEMPEST To 2021
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

Due to the continued effects of COVID-19 on Boston and its community, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is postponing its production of The Tempeston the Boston Common until July 2021 with the same artistic and design team, as scheduling allows, including Tony Award nominee John Douglas Thompson* as Prospero, Remo Airaldi* as Antonio, Nora Eschenheimer* as Miranda, actor/playwright John Kuntz* as Trinculo, Nael Nacer* as Caliban, Richard Noble as Alonso, Fred Sullivan, Jr.* as Stephano, and Michael Underhill as Ferdinand. Scenic Design is by Tony Award winner Clint Ramos and Jeffrey Petersen, Costume Design by Nancy Leary, Lighting Design by Eric Southern, and Sound Design by David Reiffel.  

Michael Urie's Livestream Performance of BUYER & CELLAR Raises Over $200,000 Photo Michael Urie's Livestream Performance of BUYER & CELLAR Raises Over $200,000
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020

The Sunday, April 19th livestream performance of Buyer & Cellar has raised $209,262 and counting for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund.

VIDEO: Michael Urie Reprises BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit Tonight at 8p Photo VIDEO: Michael Urie Reprises BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit Tonight at 8pm; Watch Live!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2020

Michael Urie reprises his role in a livestreamed one-night-only performance of Buyer & Cellar tonight, April 19, at 8pm! The site-specific performance, broadcast live from the living room of his apartment, will  benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund.

Michael Urie Will Reprise BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit Photo Michael Urie Will Reprise BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

Obie, Lortel, and Drama Desk Award- winner Michael Urie (Grand Horizons, Torch Song) will reprise his role in a livestreamed one-night-only performance of Buyer & Cellar to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. The site-specific performance will broadcast live from the living room of his apartment on Sunday, April 19 at 8pm. Watch live on Youtube!

John Douglas Thompson to Play Prospero in CSC's Production of THE TEMPEST Photo John Douglas Thompson to Play Prospero in CSC's Production of THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler, announced today the principal cast members for its 25th Anniversary production of Free Shakespeare on the Common: William Shakespeare's beloved play The Tempest.

Michael Urie Returns To BUYER & CELLAR For Two Nights Only To Benefit Pride Plays At  Photo Michael Urie Returns To BUYER & CELLAR For Two Nights Only To Benefit Pride Plays At Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Obie, Lortel, and Drama Desk Award-Winner Michael Urie (Grand Horizons) will reprise his award-winning performance in Buyer & Cellar for two performances only to benefit Pride Plays and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's 25th Anniversary. Performances will take place on April 10 at 8pm and April 11 at 8pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place).

Victory Gardens Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN Photo Victory Gardens Theater Presents the Chicago Premiere of RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

Victory Gardens Theater concludes its 45th season with the Chicago Premiere of Right To Be Forgotten by Sharyn Rothstein and directed by Devon de Mayo.

Echo Mine V2 Premieres At Thalia Hall Photo Echo Mine V2 Premieres At Thalia Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Providing audiences with a new perspective on their acclaimed 2019 collaboration, Echo Mine, Califone and Robyn Mineko Williams and Artists premiere Echo Mine v2 in a special, one-night-only engagement, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 8:30pm, in the round at Thalia Hall, located at 1807 South Allport Street in Chicago. Tickets are $25a?"$35 and available now at thaliahallchicago.com.

Photo Flash: CollaborationTown Presents RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES Photo Photo Flash: CollaborationTown Presents RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

CollaborationTown is proud to present the New York premiere of Riddle of the Trilobites, a new musical with book and lyrics by Geo Decas O'Donnell and Jordan Seavey; music and lyrics by Nicholas Williams; and puppetry design by Amanda Villalobos. Directed by Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (In the Green, Dance Nation), Riddle of the Trilobites began performances at the New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street) on February 7, 2020 and will run through February 23, 2020.

BWW Interview: Lee Sunday Evans on RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES Photo BWW Interview: Lee Sunday Evans on RIDDLE OF THE TRILOBITES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

Obie Award winner Lee Sunday Evans (In the Green, Dance Nation) is currently directing Riddle of the Trilobites, now playing at the New Victory Theater through February 23! A new musical developed by CollaborationTown, Riddle of the Trilobites is an all-ages allegory about climate change, brought to life through eye-catching puppetry.

Brendan Coyle of DOWNTON ABBEY Will Lead the Goodman Theatre's MOLLY SWEENEY; Full Ca Photo Brendan Coyle of DOWNTON ABBEY Will Lead the Goodman Theatre's MOLLY SWEENEY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls has announced casting for his upcoming revival of Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. In assuming the title role, Chicago favorite Kate Fry returns to the Goodman, following her recent appearance in Falls' production of The Winter's Tale. Joining Fry are stage and screen star Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), who returns to the Goodman following his triumphant appearance in last season's St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson, and Chicago's Christopher Donahue (Oedipus Rex at Court Theatre, Moby Dick at Lookingglass).

The Annenberg Center Will Present The Crossing In New Production Of KNEE PLAYS By Phi Photo The Annenberg Center Will Present The Crossing In New Production Of KNEE PLAYS By Philip Glass And David Byrne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

The Annenberg Center will present Grammya"?-winning new-music choir The Crossing in the premiere of a newly staged theatrical production, Knee Plays, on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 8pm and Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8pm at the Harold Prince Theatre. The program, part of the Center's #GLASSFEST celebration, features a rare opportunity to hear Knee Plays from Philip Glass's Einstein on the Beach and David Byrne's New Orleans-inspired contribution to Robert Wilson's large scale project, the CIVIL warS. The premiere will be narrated by popular Philadelphia actor Dito van Reigersberg.

Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center's  Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center's TERRA FIRMA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center present the world premiere of Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA, which officially opened last week at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue).

The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Opens Tomorrow Off-Broadway Photo The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Opens Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center are please to present the world premiere of Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA, which officially opens on Thursday, October 10 at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue).

Photo Flash: First Look at The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The COOP's TERRA FIRMA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA is currently in performances at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue) and officially opens on Thursday, October 10.

The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway Photo The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Begins Performances Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center announce the world premiere of Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA, which begins performances tonight at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue).

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The COOP's TERRA FIRMA Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For The COOP's TERRA FIRMA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA begins performances September 27, 2019 at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue) and officially opens on Thursday, October 10.

New Theatre Company The COOP Announces Inaugural Off-Broadway Production, TERRA FIRMA Photo New Theatre Company The COOP Announces Inaugural Off-Broadway Production, TERRA FIRMA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

The COOP and Baruch Performing Arts Center announce the world premiere of Barbara Hammond's TERRA FIRMA will begin performances September 27, 2019 at Baruch Performing Arts Center (55 Lexington Avenue). 

CSC Announces Dates Of Access & Inclusion Programming For CYMBELINE Photo CSC Announces Dates Of Access & Inclusion Programming For CYMBELINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to continue its Common Access Initiative as part of its 24th season of "Free Shakespeare on the Common." Cymbeline runs July 17 - August 4 on the Boston Common. CSC is committed to keeping theatre accessible - financially, geographically, and artistically - as well as inclusive for patrons of all abilities. CSC has offered at least one American Sign Language (ASL) performance nearly every season since its founding in 1996, and in recent years has had the opportunity to meaningfully expand its disability access programming and offerings.

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