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Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, June 22- Andrea Burns, Michael Riedel, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, June 22- Andrea Burns, Michael Riedel, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020

Today (June 22) in live streaming: BWW Book Club is back, Andréa Burns guest hosts Stars in the House, and so much more!

Red Bull Theater Continues REMARKABULL PODVERSATIONS With Kate Burton Photo Red Bull Theater Continues REMARKABULL PODVERSATIONS With Kate Burton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Kate Burton.

The Guthrie Theater to Present IN THE HEIGHTS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and More in 2020��"2 Photo The Guthrie Theater to Present IN THE HEIGHTS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL and More in 2020��"2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020

The Guthrie Theater today announced the 11 productions of its 2020-2021 mainstage season: Noël Coward's hot-blooded comedy Private Lives; Red Hot Patriot, a whip-smart one-woman show starring Kathleen Turner

Bartlett Sher, Julie Taymor and More to Attend TFANA Celebration of Andrew Weems Photo Bartlett Sher, Julie Taymor and More to Attend TFANA Celebration of Andrew Weems
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) will host a celebration of Andrew Weems (1961-2019). The celebration will take place at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn), TFANA's home, on Monday, February 17 at 7pm.

The Guthrie Theater Announces 21st Annual SHAKESPEARE CLASSIC Photo The Guthrie Theater Announces 21st Annual SHAKESPEARE CLASSIC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) announced it will host the 21st Shakespeare Classic on Sunday, March 15 at 1 p.m., providing young people, with the recommended age range of 10 to 17, and their loved ones an opportunity to experience Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare's music-filled comedy with equal parts mayhem and revelry.

The Abbey Theatre Announces 2020 Season Photo The Abbey Theatre Announces 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2019

Directors of the Abbey Theatre, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray, today announced a wide range of projects for the Abbey and Peacock Stages and on tour in 2020 presenting a diverse, challenging and engaging programme for theatre audiences.

BWW Interview: Director Ian Belknap of ROMEO AND JULIET at The Shakespeare Theatre of Photo BWW Interview: Director Ian Belknap of ROMEO AND JULIET at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 9, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its exciting 2019 Season with William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' Directed by Ian Belknap, the show will be on the Madison stage from October 16 to November 17. Broadwayworld NJ had the opportunity to interview Belknap about his career and the upcoming show.

Mark Rylance Resigns from RSC Due to BP Sponsorship Photo Mark Rylance Resigns from RSC Due to BP Sponsorship
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

According to the Guardian, three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance has resigned as an associate artist with the UK's Royal Shakespeare Company due to a sponsorship deal with BP. He explained: "I do not wish to be associated with BP any more than I would with an arms dealer, a tobacco salesman or anyone who wilfully destroys the lives of others alive and unborn. Nor, I believe, would William Shakespeare."

Trinity Rep Announces 2019 Rhode Island Pell Award Winners Photo Trinity Rep Announces 2019 Rhode Island Pell Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Trinity Repertory Company announced today that three area residents will be honored at its 2019 Pell Awards Gala on Monday, June 3, 2019 in Providence. Storyteller Valerie Tutson will receive the Rhode Island Pell Award for Excellence in the Arts. Central Falls High School teacher Deloris Davis Grant will receive the Charles Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts. The Pell Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Arts will go to Rosanne Somerson, President of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Additional honorees will be announced at a later date.

Wake Up With BWW 1/18: Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White in MY FAIR LADY, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/18: Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White in MY FAIR LADY, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and TGIF! Catch up on the latest Broadway news before you jump into your weekend!

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JQA At Arena Stage Photo Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JQA At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Aaron Posner's JQA, recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. The first of Posner's plays that is not adapted from an existing work, JQA shines a spotlight with humor and care on an ineffectual presidency, the idea of government and how a society lives in relationship to it, and the American experiment as it continues to evolve. Directed by Posner as well, JQA runs March 1 through April 14, 2019 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle.

MIDSUMMER Featuring T.R. Knight EXTENDED Through February 3 Photo MIDSUMMER Featuring T.R. Knight EXTENDED Through February 3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today the extension of A Midsummer Night's Dream, now playing in the Courtyard Theater through February 3, 2019. Staged by internationally acclaimed director Joe Dowling, Shakespeare's beloved comedy is infused with raucous humor, dazzling dance numbers, and eclectic musical score blending rock, jazz, blues, rock, and '50s doo-wop.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Featuring T.R. Knight Extends Through Feb. 3 Photo A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Featuring T.R. Knight Extends Through Feb. 3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today the extension of A Midsummer Night's Dream, now playing in the Courtyard Theater through February 3, 2019. Staged by internationally acclaimed director Joe Dowling, Shakespeare's beloved comedy is infused with raucous humor, dazzling dance numbers, and eclectic musical score blending rock, jazz, blues, rock, and '50s doo-wop.

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a vibrantly reimagined A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by internationally acclaimed director Joe Dowling, in the Courtyard Theater, now through January 27, 2019. 

Chicago Shakespeare Presents AMIDSU Photo Chicago Shakespeare Presents AMIDSU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a vibrantly reimagined A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by internationally acclaimed director Joe Dowling. Shakespeare's beloved comedy is infused with raucous humor, a striking visual landscape, and eclectic musical score blending rock, jazz, blues, rock, and '50s doo-wop.

Casting Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Chicago Shakespeare Theater Photo Casting Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces today the cast and creative team for a vibrantly reimagined A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by internationally acclaimed director Joe Dowling. Shakespeare's beloved comedy is infused with raucous humor, a striking visual landscape, and eclectic musical score blending rock, jazz, blues, rock, and '50s doo-wop.

ACT Announces New Artistic and Conservatory Employees Photo ACT Announces New Artistic and Conservatory Employees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Today, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced the appointment of three new employees to fill key positions within the Artistic and Conservatory departments at San Francisco's premier nonprofit theater organization-Joy Meads as Director of Dramaturgy and New Works; Peter J. Kuo as Associate Conservatory Director; andDanyon Davis as Head of Movement.

Barry Edelstein's THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! Returns to the Old Globe Photo Barry Edelstein's THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! Returns to the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined The Old Globe for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors. This special free program celebrates TCG's newly released revised edition of Edelstein's book Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard.

Photo Flash: Kate Burton Stars in THE TEMPEST at The Old Globe Photo Photo Flash: Kate Burton Stars in THE TEMPEST at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Prospera, the Duchess of Milan, lives in exile on a desert island after being thrown out of power by her wicked brother. For company, she has only her daughter Miranda, the spirits who are native to the island, and her beloved books. The books are the source of her dark magic, which she uses to lure her enemies to the island so she can exact revenge. But her plot could destroy Miranda's happiness, so Prospera must choose between her own anger and her daughter's future.

Photo Flash: Gather Round the Table for Capital Stage's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY Photo Photo Flash: Gather Round the Table for Capital Stage's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Capital Stage presents the California Premiere of The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse. This satirical comedy follows four well-meaning white artists attempting to devise a politically correct Thanksgiving play for Native American Heritage Month - to be performed for school children. One artist's career hangs on the line, dependent on this play's success...or failure. Will they do it? Should they do it? The Thanksgiving Play will be directed by Producing Artistic Director Michael Stevenson and is the seventh and final production of Capital Stage's 2017/18 Season: Future Tense. Performances will run from June 20 - July 22, 2018

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