Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Save the date, contact your friends, and start planning your picnic dinner because the Capital Classics Theatre Company will be staging "The Merry Wives of Windsor" for the 28th Greater Hartford Shakespeare Festival - outdoors - on the beautiful grounds of the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut, this July 11-28, 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Shakespeare's GlobeBWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Shakespeare's Globe
by Laura Jones - May 29, 2019

There's something magical about watching Shakespeare at the Globe theatre, especially on a sunny summer evening. The Merry Wives of Windsor is an intricate play with various subplots and a multitude of characters and in this production, director Elle While places a 1930s spin on things. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and BARTHOLOMEW FAIRShakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and BARTHOLOMEW FAIR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe announced the full cast for William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Elle While, and Ben Jonson's Bartholomew Fair, directed by Blanche McIntyre. (more...)

Pharrell, David Guetta to be Featured on GLOBAL CITIZEN EP 1Pharrell, David Guetta to be Featured on GLOBAL CITIZEN EP 1
by TV News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

'Global Citizen EP 1', an EP of 4 brand new tracks, will be released on November 30 through Parlophone/Atlantic Records. The EP features artists including Pharrell Williams, Stormzy, David Guetta, Stargate, Cassper Nyovest, Jozzy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Los Unidades and more. (more...)

The Royal Shakespeare Company Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSORThe Royal Shakespeare Company Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Following the live broadcast, catch The Merry Wives of Windsor in cinemas across North America (from October 5) (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

American Bard Theater Company presents the New York City premiere of You Wouldn't Expect, a play written by Marilynn Barner Anselmi examining the staggering truths about the coercive influence of the government-sponsored eugenics program and its direct focus on poverty and race. Cezar Williams directs a cast of eight, including Cherie Danielle, Adiagha Faizah, Carl Fisk, Erin Gilbreth*, Ross G. Hewitt, Malikha Mallette, Okema T Moore*, and Atiya Yanique Taylor. Fifteen performances will be staged at The Chain Theater, 312 West 36th Street in New York City, from September 19-October 7, 2018. (more...)

2018 Global Citizen Festival To Be Headlined By The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B & Janelle Monae2018 Global Citizen Festival To Be Headlined By The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B & Janelle Monae
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced that headliners Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, and Janelle Monae will perform at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival, the free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park, New York City on Saturday, September 29, 2018. For the fifth consecutive year, MSNBC & Comcast NBCUniversal will air a live simulcast of the Festival on MSNBC and for the seventh consecutive year, iHeartMedia has been named the exclusive audio media partner. (more...)

Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSORHuntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

The Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute - a collaborative project of the Huntington Theatre Company Department of Education and Dorchester's Codman Academy Charter Public School - culminates in two public performances of William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor today, July 26 and Friday, July 27 at 7pm at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSORHuntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

The Huntington-Codman Summer Theatre Institute - a collaborative project of the Huntington Theatre Company Department of Education and Dorchester's Codman Academy Charter Public School - culminates in two public performances of William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor on Thursday, July 26 and Friday, July 27 at 7pm at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

International advocacy organization Global Citizen today announced that Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, and Wizkid will headline the first Global Citizen Festival to be held in Africa, a free-ticketed event on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg. (more...)

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces MERRY WIVES OF WINDSORMCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Shakespeare's light-hearted comedy about societal hierarchies and the power of love to bring them down comes to the stage at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. In their annual tribute to The Bard, Shakespeare '70 presents "The Merry Wives of Windsor" Fridays, June 22 and 29 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, June 23 and June 30 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, June 24 and July 1 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Beyonce and Jay-Z's OTR II Tour Teams Up with The Prince's Trust & Global Citizen to Launch the BeyGOOD/DoGood CampaignBeyonce and Jay-Z's OTR II Tour Teams Up with The Prince's Trust & Global Citizen to Launch the BeyGOOD/DoGood Campaign
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

BEYONCE AND JAY-Z have teamed up with two of the world's most prestigious youth-focused initiatives, The Prince's Trust and Global Citizen, to reward fans for being kind, charitable and doing good for others. Fans who volunteer through these organizations will be given the opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the United Kingdom and European dates on the OTR all stadium tour. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at Commonwealth Theatre CenterBWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR at Commonwealth Theatre Center
by Keith Waits - May 21, 2018

In her staging of The Merry Wives of Windsor, director Jennifer Pennington taps into the unique reservoir of contextual opportunities of a mid-Twentieth Century setting. By placing the action in the 1950's, she puts a refreshing spin on one of the most featherweight of Shakespeare's comedies. (more...)

Shakespeare By The Sea Announces Intriguing 2018 Season: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR And THE WINTER'S TALEShakespeare By The Sea Announces Intriguing 2018 Season: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR And THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Shakespeare by the Sea announces productions, cast and creatives for its 21st Season. Beginning at the seaside Pt. Fermin Park in San Pedro, and continuing on to tour at twenty-two parks throughout Southern California, Shakespeare by the Sea continues its notable mission to create enduring theatrical experiences for audiences in culturally diverse communities, making quality theatre accessible to all. For 2018, SBTS has chosen two of William Shakespeare's most intriguing plays, The Merry Wives of Windsor and The Winter's Tale. (more...)

Austin Shakespeare Opens THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR At Zilker ParkAustin Shakespeare Opens THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR At Zilker Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Austin Shakespeare will transform the Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater into the world of a classic '50s sitcom for their Free Shakespeare in the Park production of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Produced in collaboration with the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department for the 34th year, Shakespeare's famous comedy will be performed under the stars from May 3 - May 27 on Thursdays - Sundays at 8 pm, with a preview performance on Wednesday, May 2. Co-directed by artistic director Ann Ciccolella and Gwendolyn Kelso, this year's play will be a nostalgic tribute to shows like "I Love Lucy." (more...)

Photo Flash:  BWW Coverage SXSW: Hugh Jackman Shares his Enthusiasm.Photo Flash: BWW Coverage SXSW: Hugh Jackman Shares his Enthusiasm.
by Kathy Strain - Mar 14, 2018

Welcome to BWW's Coverage of SXSW Conference & Festivals 2018. This year there are so many great movies, musicians, innovators; new and old attendees. Every year, the same question comes up for those attending: “How can I choose which events to attend? How will I know I made the best choice?” There are bound to be decisions made that one feels was a bad choice. Other times, it will seem to be the best choice made. Often, one is heard to say things like, “I happened upon this event and it turned out to be the best of all of them.” (more...)

Demi Lovato Announced as Global Citizen Mental Health AmbassadorDemi Lovato Announced as Global Citizen Mental Health Ambassador
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

At the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in NYC, multi-platinum recording artist and mental health advocate Demi Lovato announced her partnership with international advocacy organization Global Citizen as an Ambassador, championing mental health with a special focus on vulnerable communities. (more...)

Global Citizen Festival to be Broadcast LIVE in Virtual RealityGlobal Citizen Festival to be Broadcast LIVE in Virtual Reality
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Citi and Live Nation today announced that they will broadcast this year's Global Citizen Festival LIVE in virtual reality for the first time ever. (more...)

Charlie Puth Performs for Global Citizen & Cadillac in ConcertCharlie Puth Performs for Global Citizen & Cadillac in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

Last night, Charlie Puth kicked off the Global Citizen & Cadillac in Concert - The “Accelerator Series” with an intimate performance at Cadillac House. The concert series features exclusive performances and honors leading social entrepreneurs who are driving systemic change and creating solutions to global problems. (more...)

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