THE NETHER Comes to Capital Stage This JanuaryTHE NETHER Comes to Capital Stage This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

Capital Stage presents the Sacramento Premiere of the Award Winning Play The Nether by Jennifer Haley. This haunting sci-fi thriller explores the dark side of the internet, and of human behaviour. The Nether will be Kirk Blackinton's Capital Stage directing debut and is the fourth production of Capital Stage's 2017/18 Season. Performances will run from January 24 - February 25, 2018 with a Press Opening on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 8:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: LEARNING TO STAY drives message at Forward Theater
by Scott Rawson - Apr 4, 2017

We meet Elise (Kat Wodtke) in her office. Her husband, Brad (Jeb Burris) is away, in Iraq, fighting. She keeps her cheery disposition and hopefulness by finding rituals to survive it all and sticking to them. (more...)

Indiana Rep to Stage THE THREE MUSKETEERS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) theatre-goers might be delighted to find musketeers off the stage and dueling in front of the historic building for the opening night celebration of The Three Musketeers, which runs September 20 through October 15 on the OneAmerica Mainstage. (more...)

Indiana Rep to Stage THE THREE MUSKETEERS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) theatre-goers might be delighted to find musketeers off the stage and dueling in front of the historic building for the opening night celebration of The Three Musketeers, which runs September 20 through October 15 on the OneAmerica Mainstage. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST - Lesser Script Done with Extended Farce at Great Lakes Theater
by Roy Berko - Apr 12, 2016

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, a production of which is now on stage at Great Lakes Theater, is one of Shakespeare's earliest plays. As such, some critics believe that it is the 'work of a playwright just learning his art.' Though many of Shakespeare's plays are brilliant and have effected the course of Western Literature, Shakespeare scholars tend to view this script as a minor work in the Bard's folio. It has never been one of the playwright's more popular works. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Great Lakes Theater's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, continues its 2016-17 season with William Shakespeare's classic comedy, Love's Labour's Lost. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, April 8 - 24, 2016. Tyne Rafaeli directs the production. Scroll down to see photos! (more...)

BWW Review: Marivaux's Marvelous Comedy Concludes APT's Superb Season
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 4, 2015

American Players Theatre (APT) stages Pierre D. Marivaux's romantic romp The Game of Love and Chance surrounded by the warmth of Spring Green's Touchstone Theatre. What could be more enchanting and elegant on their intimate stage than a golden Rococo chandelier illuminating Nathan Stuber's mimimal and sophisticated set design? Only these APT actors who dazzle the audience dressed in their lush, period Robert Morgan costumes. (more...)

BWW Reviews: APT's Superb PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Reveals Gender Parity
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jul 8, 2015

First published more than 200 years ago, Jane Austen's famous novel Pride and Prejudice comes to American Players Theatre (APT) and revisits significant gender issues audiences might assume have been resolved. Former Milwaukee Reperatory Theater Artistic Director Joseph Hanreddy and acclaimed J.R. Sullivan adapted one of the world's most popular novels into a compelling, senstive stage play that breathes life into Austen's romantic couples who search for their futures on Spring Green's Up the Hill stage this summer. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Carnival of Culture Tantalizes Audiences in TRAVESTIES
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 21, 2014

How does someone begin to describe Tom Stoppard's triple award winning play Travesties staged at American Players Theatre this August? Spring Green's indoor Touchstone Theatre hosts the devilish, deliriously funny production directed by the renowned William Brown that rotates the ambiance of a carnival, an ordinary home or library, a political convention, an Oscar Wilde play and war zones. Where scenes quickly shift between poignant drama and an evening at Chippendale's completely at Stoppard's discretion to tantalize the audience. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare's War of Love and Wit Enchant Audiences at APT
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jul 3, 2014

Outdoor theater experienced under Spring Green's star studded Wisconisn sky at American Players Theatre easily engages the audiences. When the renowned company alights on the Up the Hill Theatre with one of William Shakespeare's finest comedies Much Ado About Nothing for their summer 2014 season. the enthralling performance directed by David Frank electrifies the audience with charm and laughter. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Christopher Allen, Laura Rook and More in CST's SHORT SHAKESPEARE! ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet, a 75-minute abridged production of Shakespeare's tragedy of true love found-and tragically lost, adapted and staged by Jeff Award-winning director and Chicagoan of the Year in Theater Rachel Rockwell. Providing a quality, family-friendly introduction to Shakespeare on Saturday mornings from February 23 to March 23, 2013, the cast of Rockwell's production includes Chicago actors Christopher Allen and Laura Rook, who make their CST debuts in the title roles. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 'Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet,' 2/23-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announced today casting for Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet, a 75-minute abridged production of Shakespeare's tragedy of true love found-and tragically lost, adapted and staged by Jeff Award-winning director and Chicagoan of the Year in Theater Rachel Rockwell. Providing a quality, family-friendly introduction to Shakespeare on Saturday mornings from February 23 to March 23, 2013, the cast of Rockwell's production includes Chicago actors Christopher Allen and Laura Rook, who make their CST debuts in the title roles. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Utah Shakespeare Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2011

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, a number of entities have come together to showcase the Festival in seven different exhibits. Guests will better understand the Festival's history by visiting these exhibits and seeing fifty years unfold through photos, programs, posters, displays, and a special showing of Shakespeare's First Folio. (more...)