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The Dryden Ensemble Presents MUSICA STRAVAGANTE For Two PerformancesThe Dryden Ensemble Presents MUSICA STRAVAGANTE For Two Performances
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The Dryden Ensemble presents 'Musica Stravagante,' a program of Baroque music by German and Italian masters on Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, Pennsylvania, and on Sunday, April 7 at 3:00 p.m. at Miller Chapel, located on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey. General admission tickets are $25 per concert and student tickets are free with a valid ID. Tickets may be purchased online at drydenensemble.org or at the door. (more...)

Pilgrim Festival Chorus Launches 20th Anniversary CelebrationPilgrim Festival Chorus Launches 20th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC), the South Shore's principal non-profit community chorus, launches its two-decade anniversary celebration this spring featuring a choral masterwork in two Mozart Requiem concerts on Saturday, April 27, 7:30 pm at St. Bonaventure Parish, 803 State Road, Rte. 3A, Plymouth, and on Sunday, April 28, 4 pm at Scituate Center for the Performing Arts, 606 Chief Cushing Highway, Rte. 3A, Scituate. The chorus is directed by founding Co-Artistic Directors William B. Richter, conductor and Elizabeth Chapman Reilly, accompanist.  The concerts feature a 20-piece professional orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: NELL GWYNN at Folger Theatre - Be Prepared to Laugh and Learn about One of England's First Actresses on The StageBWW Review: NELL GWYNN at Folger Theatre - Be Prepared to Laugh and Learn about One of England's First Actresses on The Stage
by Charles Shubow - Feb 15, 2019

Go back in time to 1665 and learn about the theatre world in London. (more...)

The Dryden Ensemble Presents QUEEN CHRISTINA GOES TO ROMEThe Dryden Ensemble Presents QUEEN CHRISTINA GOES TO ROME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

The Dryden Ensemble presents 'Queen Christina Goes to Rome,' a dramatic retelling of the story of the unconventional Swedish queen on Saturday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, Pennsylvania, and on Sunday, January 20 at 3:00 p.m. at Miller Chapel, located on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey. General admission tickets are $25 per concert and student tickets are free with a valid ID. Tickets may be purchased online at drydenensemble.org or at the door. (more...)

Folger Theatre Announces East Coast Premiere of NELL GWYNN Starring Alison LuffFolger Theatre Announces East Coast Premiere of NELL GWYNN Starring Alison Luff
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Behold the year of the woman: 1665. Folger Theatre continues its 2018/19 season of characters who "shake the world" with Nell Gwynn, the Olivier Award-winning 2016 comedy from London about one of the first women to perform on the English stage. (more...)

The Dryden Ensemble Presents A GERMAN PRINCESS AT VERSAILLESThe Dryden Ensemble Presents A GERMAN PRINCESS AT VERSAILLES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

The Dryden Ensemble presents 'Queen Christina Goes to Rome,' a dramatic retelling of the story of the unconventional Swedish queen on Saturday, January 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, Pennsylvania, and on Sunday, January 20 at 3:00 p.m. at Miller Chapel, located on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey. (more...)

Pilgrim Festival Chorus Launches 20th Anniversary With Auditions, Scituate High School CollaborationPilgrim Festival Chorus Launches 20th Anniversary With Auditions, Scituate High School Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC), one of the region's principal non-profit community choruses, invites singers to open auditions at two Welcome Nights on Monday, January 14 and Monday, January 21, at 6:30 pm.  Music Directors William B. Richter and Elizabeth Chapman Reilly greet interested singers at Faith Community Church (formerly United Methodist Church), 29 Carver Road, Plymouth, to answer questions about PFC and audition attendees for vocal placement. Rehearsals for the spring season begin at 7 pm immediately following auditions. (more...)

BWW Review: NELL GWYNN at Dolphin TheatreBWW Review: NELL GWYNN at Dolphin Theatre
by Monica Moore - Nov 25, 2018

Director Syd Mannion and his team have encapsulated the essence of what this story is about and this is the crucial success of this production. The characters are sensationally played; they are charismatic, exquisitely presented in delicious period costume and the story is supported with a craftily constructed set. (more...)

VIDEO: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNNVIDEO: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

2019 Season Signals New Era For State Opera Of South Australia2019 Season Signals New Era For State Opera Of South Australia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

The State Opera of South Australia's 2019 season boasts the most powerful and impressive program in recent times thanks to a new artistic and executive leadership for the company. (more...)

Photo Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNNPhoto Flash: Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents NELL GWYNN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

The Dryden Ensemble Presents Bach Cantata FestThe Dryden Ensemble Presents Bach Cantata Fest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The Dryden Ensemble will present a Bach Cantata Fest on Saturday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, Pennsylvania, and on Sunday, October 21 at 3:00 p.m. at Miller Chapel, located on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

Theater Basel: Oktober 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2018

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BWW REVIEW:  The Fabulous True Story Of King Charles II's Mistress And Pioneer Of Women In Theatre Comes To Life In NELL GWYNNBWW REVIEW: The Fabulous True Story Of King Charles II's Mistress And Pioneer Of Women In Theatre Comes To Life In NELL GWYNN
by Jade Kops - Aug 19, 2018

Brilliantly bawdy and incredibly clever, Jessica Swale's Laurence Olivier Award winning comedy (2016) NELL GWYNN is presented by Deborah Jones (Director) and New Theatre in a wonderfully presented expression of this surprisingly true story.  (more...)

The Dryden Ensemble Announces Its 2018-19 SeasonThe Dryden Ensemble Announces Its 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

The Dryden Ensemble announces its upcoming season, including an autumn benefit, a three-concert series and organ recital at Miller Chapel on the Theological Seminary campus, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey, and three concerts at Trinity Episcopal Church, 6587 Upper York Road, Solebury, Pennsylvania. General admission tickets are $25 per concert and student tickets are free with a valid ID. (more...)

KING ARTHUR Semi-Opera Opens at the Theater Basel this SeptemberKING ARTHUR Semi-Opera Opens at the Theater Basel this September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

The Semi-opera of King Arthur by Henry Purcell and John Dryden in a new edition by Ewald Palmetshofer opens at the Big Stage. September 13, 2018. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen and Timothy Edward Kane Lead NELL GWYNN at Chicago ShakespeareScarlett Strallen and Timothy Edward Kane Lead NELL GWYNN at Chicago Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast for the North American premiere of Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedy Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production, Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West End Scarlett Strallen appears as Nell; Chicago leading actor Timothy Edward Kane performs the role of King Charles II. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CAPTIVE QUEEN, Sam Wanamaker PlayhouseBWW Review: THE CAPTIVE QUEEN, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
by Debbie Gilpin - Feb 8, 2018

A retitled production of John Dryden's 1675 play Aureng-zebe, The Captive Queen continues the Globe's winter season and acts as a swansong for Northern Broadsides' Barrie Rutter. The artistic director takes the role of the Emperor and also directs for the company for the final time. A rarely performed play, this project has been in the works for some time and is something of a labour of love for Rutter and his company. (more...)

Barrie Rutter to Play 'The Emperor' in THE CAPTIVE QUEEN at Shakespeare's GlobeBarrie Rutter to Play 'The Emperor' in THE CAPTIVE QUEEN at Shakespeare's Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Shakespeare's Globe has just announced that Barrie Rutter will play the role of The Emperor in his forthcoming production of The Captive Queen, a Shakespeare's Globe and Northern Broadsides co-production in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. (more...)

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