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BWW Review: Bay Street Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT with Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, et. al.BWW Review: Bay Street Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT with Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, et. al.
by Melissa Giordano - Aug 16, 2017

Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theatre closes out their spectacular 26th season with a fun production of Shakespeare's As You Like It. This incarnation, running through September 3rd, features a stellar cast of favorites including Tony, Oscar, and Emmy winner Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, Kyle Scatliffe, and more. Bay Street's boffo showing is in conjunction with New York City's Classic Stage Company and is excellently directed by CSCs Artistic Director John Doyle. In fact, once the run at Bay Street ends, this production will be opening at CSC on September 13th. (more...)

VIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street TheaterVIDEO: New Trailer for Jazz-Era AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: John Doyle Directs AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater Starring Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, and More!Photo Flash: John Doyle Directs AS YOU LIKE IT at Bay Street Theater Starring Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced their take on AS YOU LIKE IT, by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, will run from August 8 - September 3. For tickets call the Box Office at 631-725-9500 11 am - show time daily or purchase online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Offer 'Pay What You Can' Performance of Starry AS YOU LIKE ITBay Street Theater to Offer 'Pay What You Can' Performance of Starry AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced a 'Pay What You Can' performance for AS YOU LIKE IT, a comedy by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, with original music by Stephen Schwartz, on Tuesday, August 8 at 7 pm. (more...)

Ellen Burstyn, Andre De Shields and More to Return for Stephen Schwartz's Jazz Era AS YOU LIKE IT at CSCEllen Burstyn, Andre De Shields and More to Return for Stephen Schwartz's Jazz Era AS YOU LIKE IT at CSC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Director Jeff Griffin, announced today that Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Ellen Burstyn will play the role of Jaques in the company's new production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, directed by Doyle, with music by Stephen Schwartz, beginning Wednesday, September 13 as the first production of CSC's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the full cast for AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle. The production will run at Bay Street Theater from August 8 - September 3. The production will star Hannah Cabell (The Father, Men on Boats, Major Barbara) as Rosalind, Academy Award, Emmy Award and Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn (Same Time, Next Year, The Last Picture Show, The Exorcist) as Jacques, and Andre De Shields (The Full Monty, Ain't Misbehavin', The Wiz) as Touchstone. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO at TRT is Enthralling Musical TheaterBWW Review: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO at TRT is Enthralling Musical Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 16, 2017

Two River Theater (TRT) is completing their successful season with a musical theater production that will surely be a hit with metro area audiences. The Ballad of Little Jo will be on the Red Bank stage through Sunday, June 25th. Directed by the theater's Artistic Director, John Dias, the show features a captivating story, excellent music, and an outstanding cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO Plays at Two River TheaterPhoto Flash: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO Plays at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents The Ballad of Little Jo, a musical by Mike Reid(composer, co-bookwriter), Sarah Schlesinger (lyricist, co-bookwriter) and John Dias (co-bookwriter). Dias, the theater's Artistic Director, is also making his Two River directorial debut with this production. The Ballad of Little Jo is based on the film of the same name by Maggie Greenwald. The choreography is by Marc Kimelman, with music direction and dance and incidental arrangements by John O'Neill. (more...)

Two River Theater to Conclude 2016-17 Season with THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JOTwo River Theater to Conclude 2016-17 Season with THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, concludes its 2016/17 Season with The Ballad of Little Jo. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards GalaPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 4, 2017

Just last night, Theatre Forward and Chairman James S. Turley led a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the work of Theatre Forward, which is dedicated to advancing American theatres and its communities through its Educating Through Theatre and Advancing Strong Theatre initiatives. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Phylicia Rashad, Betsy Wolfe and More Sign on for Theatre Forward's 2017 GalaJason Robert Brown, Phylicia Rashad, Betsy Wolfe and More Sign on for Theatre Forward's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

As previously announced, Theatre Forward and Chairman James S. Turley will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 3rd, at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). (more...)

Andrew Lippa, Kurt Ollmann to Judge 2017 American Traditions Vocal Competition in SavannahAndrew Lippa, Kurt Ollmann to Judge 2017 American Traditions Vocal Competition in Savannah
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The American Traditions Vocal Competition has announced its lineup for the 24th Annual singing competition, held in Savannah, Georgia. (more...)

BWW Review: CAMELOT at Capital Repertory TheatreBWW Review: CAMELOT at Capital Repertory Theatre
by Gianluca Russo - Dec 7, 2016

Beautiful melodies fill Capital Repertory Theatre with director Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill's staging of Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner's "Camelot." The musical's score is composed of lush, romantic, and memorable tunes that help to move along the somewhat flawed book. (more...)

BWW Review: The Rep's MAN OF LA MANCHA Soars to Inspirational HeightsBWW Review: The Rep's MAN OF LA MANCHA Soars to Inspirational Heights
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 2, 2016

Everyone eventually wishes for an impossible dream to be fulfilled-In a musical where that song, 'The Impossible Dream,' continues to inspire an audience, Milwaukee Repertory stellar Man of La Mancha opened the final weeks of September and proved why the musical won five 1966 Tony Awards. The first production in the Quadracci Powerhouse season, the iconic musical written by Dale Wasserman combined with brilliant music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion transforms Cervantes groundbreaking novel into a two hour, no intermission musical set in the dungeons of the 16th century Spanish Inquisition. Cervantes and his servant Sancho Panza must prove their worth to their prison mates. To do so, the pair performs the poet's 'Man of La Mancha' in the Spanish dungeon, where all the prisoners participate as actors, which eventually awakens the impossible dream inside those attending in the audience (more...)

Adirondack Theatre Festival to Continue Season with HOMEAdirondack Theatre Festival to Continue Season with HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Continuing Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is HOME. Performances will be held at the Charles R. Wood Theater (207 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls) July 28th - August 5th at 7:30pm with a special matinee performance on August 3rd at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $30-$42 and are available at the Wood Theater Box Office, online at ATFestival.org, or by calling (518) 480-4878. Discount season flex passes are available for the full seven show line-up. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Beautiful Aerial View of Central Park's Delacorte TheaterPHOTO FLASH: Beautiful Aerial View of Central Park's Delacorte Theater
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

The creation of this favorite New York cultural institution was once a controversial legal issue. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production officially opened last night, June 13 and will run through Sunday, June 26. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!Photo Coverage: Public Theater's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production officially opened last night, June 13 and will run through Sunday, June 26. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Janet McTeer, Cush Jumbo & More Lead Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREWPhoto Flash: Janet McTeer, Cush Jumbo & More Lead Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Monday, June 13 and run through Sunday, June 26. Check out a first look below! (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Ten Terrific Tweets From Central Park's Shakespeare RaccoonTWITTER WATCH: Ten Terrific Tweets From Central Park's Shakespeare Raccoon
by Michael Dale - May 25, 2016

This lovable raccoon has been making guest appearances at the Delacorte Theater for many summers. (more...)

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