BWW Review: Folger Theatre's LOVE's LABOR'S LOST at the Folger Shakespeare LibraryBWW Review: Folger Theatre's LOVE's LABOR'S LOST at the Folger Shakespeare Library
by Hannah Wing - May 7, 2019

Folger Theatre's Love's Labor's Lost, directed by Vivienne Benesch, compliments the uniqueness of this comedy through a delightfully funny cast and production set during the 1930's. (more...)

BWW Interview: Vivienne Benesch of LOVE'S LABOR LOST at Folger Shakespeare TheatreBWW Interview: Vivienne Benesch of LOVE'S LABOR LOST at Folger Shakespeare Theatre
by Lora Strum - Apr 24, 2019

It's all about the words, words, words for director Vivienne Benesch as she prepares to make her Folger Theatre debut with a new 1930s-styled production of Love's Labor's Lost. (more...)

LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST Ends Folger's 2019/20 SeasonLOVE'S LABOR'S LOST Ends Folger's 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Mind vs. Matter. Game on. Folger Theatre concludes its 2018/19 season of characters that "shake the world" with Love's Labor's Lost, Shakespeare's quick-witted comedy filled with oaths, trickery, and confessions of love. Vivienne Benesch, the 2017 winner of the annual Zelda Fichandler Award, makes her Folger directorial debut. (more...)

A BLANKET OF DUST to Premiere at Flea Theater MainstageA BLANKET OF DUST to Premiere at Flea Theater Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

'A Blanket of Dust' is the story of a modern day Antigone.  The daughter of a U.S. Senator seeks justice for her husband, who has died in the World Trade Center. Her ordeal drives her to the outer fringes of society.  After struggling to establish facts that the government, the media, her family and her countrymen deny, she protests with a harrowing act of sacrificial tragedy.  The play's world premiere will be presented Off-Broadway by Delphi Film from June 6 to 30 at The Flea Theater Mainstage,  20 Thomas Street, directed by Chris Murrah. (more...)

Michael Urie & Dana Ivey Added To Free Shakespeare Sonnet Slam In Central ParkMichael Urie & Dana Ivey Added To Free Shakespeare Sonnet Slam In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

The 8th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam being held Friday, April 27th from 1-4pm at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park has added Michael Urie, Dana Ivey and many others to the festivities. The Sonnet Slam features 154 readers of all ages performing all 154 of Shakespeare's Sonnets in numerical order.  The event is free to the public. This year, the kickoff Reader for Sonnet #1 will be Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, Showtime's The Affair). (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's TWELFTH NIGHT is StrikingBWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's TWELFTH NIGHT is Striking
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 31, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company's New Orleans-inspired production of TWELFTH NIGHT will be a delight to fans of Shakespeare.  (more...)

PTC Presents William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHTPTC Presents William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Pioneer Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, running Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 14, 2018. (more...)

Review Roundup: Michael Urie in Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLETReview Roundup: Michael Urie in Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

The critics are weighing on on Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of HAMLET, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. (more...)

Photos: Get A First Look at Michael Urie in Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLETPhotos: Get A First Look at Michael Urie in Shakespeare Theatre Company's HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of HAMLET, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. (more...)

BWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre's Sleek and Modern HAMLETBWW Review: Shakespeare Theatre's Sleek and Modern HAMLET
by Benjamin Tomchik - Jan 25, 2018

Led by the sensational Michael Urie, Director Michael Kahn has given us a Hamlet for our times. (more...)

Photo Flash: Michael Urie and More in Rehearsal for HAMLET at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Michael Urie and More in Rehearsal for HAMLET at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Urie and the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Ken Ludwig's Epic Adventure THE THREE MUSKETEERS to Begin Next Week at Pennsylvania Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

This swashbuckling romp abounds with comedy, danger, and romance. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's production of Ken Ludwig's The Three Musketeers previews July 12 and 13, opens July 14, and continues through August 6 in repertory with Shakespeare's As You Like It at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's Epic Adventure THE THREE MUSKETEERS to Begin Next Week at Pennsylvania Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

This swashbuckling romp abounds with comedy, danger, and romance. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's production of Ken Ludwig's The Three Musketeers previews July 12 and 13, opens July 14, and continues through August 6 in repertory with Shakespeare's As You Like It at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University. (more...)

Jesse J. Perez and Nikkole Salter to Lead MACBETH, Helmed by Liesl Tommy, at STC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Macbeth, directed by Tony Award-nominee Liesl Tommy and featuring Jesse J. Perez as Macbeth and Nikkole Salter as Lady Macbeth. The show will run April 25-May 28 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). (more...)