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The Old Globe Announces The Cast For THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Photo The Old Globe Announces The Cast For THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Shana Cooper (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Chicago Shakespeare, Yale Rep) directs a cast of 20.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Celebrates Shakespeare's 458th Birthday On April 23 Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Celebrates Shakespeare's 458th Birthday On April 23
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

As literary events converge with National Poetry Month in April and World Book Day and William Shakespeare's Birthday on April 23, Chicago Shakespeare Theater is celebrating with productions and programs onstage, online, and in classrooms across the country.

BWW Review: DREAM HOU$E at Long Wharf Theatre Photo BWW Review: DREAM HOU$E at Long Wharf Theatre
by Brooks Appelbaum - Mar 26, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Cast and Creatives For William Shakespeare's AL Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Cast and Creatives For William Shakespeare's ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, staged by acclaimed director Shana Cooper.

Long Wharf Theatre Presents The World Premiere Production Of DREAM HOU$E Photo Long Wharf Theatre Presents The World Premiere Production Of DREAM HOU$E
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2022

Long Wharf Theatre has announced the complete cast and creative team for Dream Hou$e co-produced by Alliance Theatre and Baltimore Center Stage. Written by Eliana Pipes (Unf*ckwithable) and directed by Laurie Woolery (As You Like It), Dream Hou$e begins performances on Tuesday, March 15th for a limited run through Sunday, April 3rd, 2022.  

VIDEO: See a Sneak Peek of the World Premiere of DREAM HOU$E Photo VIDEO: See a Sneak Peek of the World Premiere of DREAM HOU$E
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022

DREAM HOU$E follows two Latina sisters who go on an HGTV-style reality show to sell their family home, hoping to capitalize on the gentrification happening in their 'changing neighborhood.'

The Alliance Theatre to Present the World Premiere of DREAM HOU$E Photo The Alliance Theatre to Present the World Premiere of DREAM HOU$E
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2022

DREAM HOU$E will have its world premiere on the Hertz Stage at Alliance Theatre Jan 28 – Feb 13, 2022.  Opening night is Wednesday, February 2, 7:30 p.m.  A filmed version of DREAM HOU$E will also be available to stream online February 11 – 27, 2022, on the Alliance's website. 

Live Theatre to Return to Cincinnati Playhouse With the World Premiere of THE WEST EN Photo Live Theatre to Return to Cincinnati Playhouse With the World Premiere of THE WEST END
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021

Beginning Oct. 9, THE WEST END, a world-premiere drama from Keith Josef Adkins, will transport audiences to a transformative chapter in the city’s history, thanks to support from the Rosenthal Family Foundation. The show runs through Nov. 7. Opening night is Oct. 14.

BWW Review: SNOW IN MIDSUMMER at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Photo BWW Review: SNOW IN MIDSUMMER at Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by Krista Garver - May 19, 2021

Justice favors the rich and powerful, but, eventually, the truth will out. These two maxims are at the center of Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s SNOW IN MIDSUMMER, which had its U.S. premiere at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2018 and is now being offered as a streaming production through OSF’s digital platform, O!

BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents Berkeley Rep's IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE Photo BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents Berkeley Rep's IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by Natasha Ashley - Oct 18, 2020

This 2020/2021 season at Syracuse Stage is obviously starting out a little different than usual as theaters all over are adapting to how they present stories to their audiences. Syracuse Stage opens its season with two productions available online (both free of charge). Syracuse Stage has partnered with more than 75 theaters across the country to broadcast a radio adaptation, produced by Berkeley Repertory, of Sinclair Lewis’ 1930s politically charged novel It Can’t Happen Here.

Arden Theatre Company, People's Light and Philadelphia Theatre Co. Participate in Nat Photo Arden Theatre Company, People's Light and Philadelphia Theatre Co. Participate in Nationwide Broadcast Of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 6, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13 a radio production of Sinclair Lewis' novel It Can't Happen Here will broadcast at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT via YouTube. Written in 1935 during the rise of fascism in Europe, Lewis' darkly satirical It Can't Happen Here follows the ascent of a demagogue who becomes president of the United States by promising to return the country to greatness.  

Mint Theater Continues its Series of Free Broadcasts With CONFLICT by Miles Malleson Photo Mint Theater Continues its Series of Free Broadcasts With CONFLICT by Miles Malleson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020

Mint Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced Mint Theater Company's Streaming Series featuring HD recordings of past productions, will continue with the New York Premiere of Miles Malleson's political love story Conflict, just in time for Election Day. Conflict will be available online from October 19th through November 1st.

Pittsburgh Public Theater to Present Radio Play IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE From Berkeley Re Photo Pittsburgh Public Theater to Present Radio Play IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE From Berkeley Rep
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2020

Pittsburgh Public Theater will join theaters across the nation to help spread the word about Berkeley Rep's YouTube radio production of Sinclair Lewis' novel It Can't Happen Here on Tuesday, October 13 at 8pm ET.

Notre Dame to Participate in Free Nationwide Radio Play Adaptation of IT CAN'T HAPPEN Photo Notre Dame to Participate in Free Nationwide Radio Play Adaptation of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13 a radio production of Sinclair Lewisa?? novel It Cana??t Happen Here will broadcast at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT via YouTube.

Bishop Arts Theatre Center Partners With Berkeley Rep In The Free Nationwide Radio Pl Photo Bishop Arts Theatre Center Partners With Berkeley Rep In The Free Nationwide Radio Play IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13 a radio production of Sinclair Lewisa?? novel It Cana??t Happen Here will broadcast at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT via YouTube.

New Radio Adaptation Of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE to Stream For Free in October Photo New Radio Adaptation Of IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE to Stream For Free in October
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2020

International City Theatre has signed on to join regional theaters across the U.S. in support of Berkeley Repertory Theatre's upcoming stream of a new radio play, It Can't Happen Here, adapted by Tony Taccone and Bennett S. Cohen from the novel by Sinclair Lewis.

Everyman Joins In Partnership Project With Berkeley Rep Photo Everyman Joins In Partnership Project With Berkeley Rep
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13 a radio production of Sinclair Lewis' novel It Can't Happen Here will broadcast at 5PM PDT/8PM EDT via YouTube. The audio drama has been made available to organizations across the country. The intent for the project is to encourage dialogue and motivate citizens to exercise their civic power and vote. 

Northlight To Participate In IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE Radio Play Photo Northlight To Participate In IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE Radio Play
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2020

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a free livestream theatrical event, an adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel It Can't Happen Here. The radio play, produced by Berkeley Rep and featuring David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck), will broadcast live on October 13, 2020 at 7pm via YouTube.

RaĂşl Esparza Will Lead Premiere of THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE at Berkeley Rep; New Virt Photo RaĂşl Esparza Will Lead Premiere of THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE at Berkeley Rep; New Virtual Programming Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2020

Berkeley Rep's Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer today announced three additional virtual projects for the fall. The season, titled Rep On-Air, will include collaborations with Tony Award nominee RaĂşl Esparza (Company, Speed-the-Plow, and Taboo), celebrated New Yorker cartoon artist Tom Toro, Pulitzer Finalist Eisa Davis, and Bay Area favorite Hershey Felder.

BWW Review: MANHATTA at Yale Rep Photo BWW Review: MANHATTA at Yale Rep
by Andrew Beck - Feb 15, 2020

Manahatta,' the impressive world premiere from Mary Kathryn Nagle at the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, CT, history repeats itself with devastating consequences in lower Manhattan as the violent removal of the indigenous Delaware Lenape people in colonial times is echoed by the heartless destruction of the nation's economy by Wall Street four centuries later.

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