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BWW Review: MAYTAG VIRGIN at Gulfshore Playhouse Photo BWW Review: MAYTAG VIRGIN at Gulfshore Playhouse
by Emily Yorgey - Mar 29, 2021

MAYTAG VIRGIN by Audrey Cefaly is now playing at Gulfshore Playhouse. Directed by Jeffrey Binder and starring Ian Merrill Peakes and Karen Peakes, this show tells the story of neighbors Jack and Lizzy and the relationship they develop. 

Gulfshore Playhouse Raises More Than $1.4 Million At The Loverly Gala Photo Gulfshore Playhouse Raises More Than $1.4 Million At The Loverly Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021

From lively horse races, to emotional tributes from donors, and even a show-stopping performance by the stars of the 2016 Gulfshore Playhouse production of 'My Fair Lady,' The Loverly Gala was an evening of memorable moments, and confirmation of the importance of live, in-person performing arts throughout Southwest Florida.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Plays From The Lantern Archives Photo Lantern Theater Company Announces Plays From The Lantern Archives
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 22, 2021

Lantern Theater Company continues its reimagined 2020/21 season with the announcement of Plays from the Lantern Archives, a new program celebrating some of the finest productions from recent seasons brought vividly back to life on screen.

Gulfshore Playhouse Presents MAYTAG VIRGIN Photo Gulfshore Playhouse Presents MAYTAG VIRGIN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

Gulfshore Playhouse will bring audiences to the Deep South this spring with its production of ‚ÄúMaytag Virgin.‚ÄĚ Gulfshore Playhouse‚Äôs second equity-approved production this spring, a preview of the show will take place March 18 and 19, followed by regular performances March 20 through April 3.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Two-Week Extension Of MOLLY SWEENEY Photo Lantern Theater Company Announces Two-Week Extension Of MOLLY SWEENEY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 10, 2021

Lantern Theater Company announced today that its newly filmed production of Molly Sweeney by legendary Irish playwright Brian Friel will extend its on-demand streaming run through Sunday, February 28, 2021 to meet audience demand.

Lantern Theater Company Presents MOLLY SWEENEY Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents MOLLY SWEENEY
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 30, 2020

Lantern Theater Company continues its reimagined 2020/21 season with a newly filmed production of Molly Sweeney by legendary Irish playwright Brian Friel, directed by Peter DeLaurier and featuring Anthony Lawton, Ian Merrill Peakes, and Geneviève Perrier.

People's Light Launches Digital Winter/Spring Season With A CHRISTMAS CAROL In Concer Photo People's Light Launches Digital Winter/Spring Season With A CHRISTMAS CAROL In Concert
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 2020

People's Light announces a Winter/Spring Digital Season of premium online performances streaming on their virtual stage, Always On.

People's Light Has Announced its 2020-2021 Season Photo People's Light Has Announced its 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020

The 46th Season at People's Light invites you to revisit old favorites, find fresh perspectives on timeless classics, and be part of groundbreaking new theatre.

Photo Flash: A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Opened at the Walnut Street Theatre Photo Photo Flash: A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Opened at the Walnut Street Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2020

The Walnut Street Theatre's Mainstage production of Oscar Wilde's classic comedy A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE opened last night at the Walnut Street Theatre. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, A Woman of No Importance holds an unfiltered mirror up to the bourgeois life of Victorian England, while extolling the virtues of robust‚ÄĒand refreshing‚ÄĒAmerican values.

Oscar Wilde's A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Comes To The Walnut Photo Oscar Wilde's A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Comes To The Walnut
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Oscar Wilde's classic comedy, A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE. Directed by Walnut Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, the production begins previews on January 14, opens January 22, and continues through March 1 on the Walnut's Mainstage.

BWW Interview: Richard Clifford Explores Timeless Values in a Modern Classic with the Photo BWW Interview: Richard Clifford Explores Timeless Values in a Modern Classic with the Folger's AMADEUS
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 19, 2019

For Director Richard Clifford, Amadeus is more than just a modern classic; it is also a story of friendship. His relationship with the play goes beyond the Folger and directing this production, but back to England and the play's author, Peter Shaffer.

BWW Review:  Folger Theater's AMADEUS a Descent in to the Dark Side of Musical Genius Photo BWW Review: Folger Theater's AMADEUS a Descent in to the Dark Side of Musical Genius
by Andrew White - Nov 15, 2019

The setting for Richard Clifford's production of Amadeus, Peter Shaffer's classic, modern revenge tragedy could not be more skillfully assembled, and Clifford has created a taut, compelling evening for Folger audiences that remind us how shockingly contemporary the play's themes are.

Photo Flash: Check Out Photos From Peter Shaffer's AMADEUS at Folger Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Photos From Peter Shaffer's AMADEUS at Folger Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2019

Genius and jealousy collide in Folger Theatre's production of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus. Richard Clifford (Mary Stuart and The School for Scandal at Folger Theatre), directs the Tony Award-winning ‚ÄúBest Play‚ÄĚ set against the backdrop of the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna, examining the rivalry between court composer Antonio Salieri and the boorish but brilliant Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The production features Helen Hayes Award-winner Ian Merrill Peakes (Folger Theatre's Macbeth and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) as the tortured composer Salieri, who finds himself living in the shadow of his musical rival Mozart (Samuel Adams).

AMADEUS Set for Run at the Folger Photo AMADEUS Set for Run at the Folger
by Julie Musbach - Oct 8, 2019

Genius and jealousy collide in Folger Theatre's production of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus. Richard Clifford (Mary Stuart and The School for Scandal at Folger Theatre), directs the Tony Award-winning a?oeBest Playa?? set against the backdrop of the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna, examining the rivalry between court composer Antonio Salieri and the boorish but brilliant Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Santa Cruz Shakespeare THE WINTER'S TALE Opens This Friday Photo Santa Cruz Shakespeare THE WINTER'S TALE Opens This Friday
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 8, 2019

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is proud to present The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare this is the last mainstage play of Santa Cruz Shakespeare's 2019 repertory season. The Winter's Tale opens Friday, August 9, at 8pm with performances at The Grove in DeLaveaga Park running through September 1, 2019. 

Tickets Go On Sale For Santa Cruz Shakespeare Festival
May 15 Photo Tickets Go On Sale For Santa Cruz Shakespeare Festival May 15
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 8, 2019

Santa Cruz Shakespeare (SCS) festival tickets go on sale to the general public on May 15 at 12 noon (PST). Repertory performances begin on July 9 through September 1 at the Audrey Stanley Grove in DeLaveaga Park. Tickets can be purchased online at www.santacruzshakespeare.org and at the Box Office at 831-460-6399, Tues. - Fri., 12pm - 5pm. SCS hosts a number of free special events starting June 10 through August 18, director & creative team Q&A's at The Nick, a season preview at Bookshop Santa Cruz and theme nights at The Grove dates & times plus more info. at www.santacruzshakespeare.org.

Santa Cruz Shakespeare Presents Student Matinee Week And Educators Day Photo Santa Cruz Shakespeare Presents Student Matinee Week And Educators Day
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 8, 2019

Santa Cruz Shakespeare (SCS) festival tickets go on sale to the general public on May 15 at 12 noon (PST). Repertory performances begin on July 9 through September 1 at the Audrey Stanley Grove in DeLaveaga Park. Tickets can be purchased online at www.santacruzshakespeare.org and at the Box Office at 831-460-6399, Tues. - Fri., 12pm - 5pm. SCS hosts a number of free special events starting June 10 through August 18, director & creative team Q&A's at The Nick, a season preview at Bookshop Santa Cruz and theme nights at The Grove dates & times plus more info. at www.santacruzshakespeare.org.

Florida Rep Announces Casts And Directors For 2019 PlayLab Festival Photo Florida Rep Announces Casts And Directors For 2019 PlayLab Festival
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 18, 2019

Florida Repertory Theatre's 2019 PlayLab Festival of New Plays and Emerging Voices kicks off May 9 with readings of five new plays and one musical, a command performance of the world-premiere play for young audiences, 'Refugee,' and a Keynote Address from literary agent, Susan Gurman.

BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Walnut Street Theatr Photo BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Walnut Street Theatre
by Alyssa Biederman - Mar 27, 2019

When the lights went up at Walnut Street Theatre's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, my worries dissolved almost immediately. It's true, Christopher no longer narrates his own story, but his voice and all its nuances gleam through in Ryan O'Gara and Christopher Ash's artful lighting and projection design.

Walnut Theatre Announces THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Photo Walnut Theatre Announces THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre continues its 210th anniversary season with Simon Stephens' Tony Award-winning Best Play, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. Directed by Bill Van Horn, the play begins previews on March 12th, opens on March 20th, and runs through April 28th on the Walnut's Mainstage.

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