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New Light Theater Project Releases First Two Episodes Of INVINCIBLE ONES Photo New Light Theater Project Releases First Two Episodes Of INVINCIBLE ONES
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2021

New Light Theater Project releases a new episodic radio drama, Invincible Ones, based on the play by Samantha Cooper.

New Light Theater Project Presents World Premiere of THE AMERICAN TRADITION Photo New Light Theater Project Presents World Premiere of THE AMERICAN TRADITION
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 11, 2018

New Light Theater Project is thrilled to present the world premiere of THE AMERICAN TRADITION written by Ray Yamanouchi and directed by Axel Avin, Jr. THE AMERICAN TRADITION begins performances on Friday, January 25 for a limited engagement through Saturday, February 16. 

ONE CHRISTMAS EVE To Premiere At New York Fringe Festival Photo ONE CHRISTMAS EVE To Premiere At New York Fringe Festival
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2018

As part of the 2018 New York International Fringe Festival, Schondeikkan Productions, LLC, in association with The Journey Company, presents the world premiere of One Christmas Eve by Lynne Halliday, James Hindman, Arlene Hutton and Craig Pospisil, with music by Gretchen Cryer. The production will be directed by 5-time Daytime Emmy Award-winner ("All My Children" "As the World Turns") Chris Goutman. 

BWW Review: RICHARD III at TAM Photo BWW Review: RICHARD III at TAM
by Steve Feeney - Jul 30, 2018

It may not be among the most highly regarded of Shakespeare's plays. But 'Richard III' has proved to be a popular one. In recent times, big name actors have sought out the lead role and fans have flocked to see how Al Pacino, Kevin Spacey, Kenneth Branagh and Ian McKellen, for example, have embodied this fascinating, if repulsive, character.

Theater At Monmouth Presents RICHARD III Photo Theater At Monmouth Presents RICHARD III
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

William Shakespeare's stunning portrait of a Machiavellian genius and his murderous quest for absolute power, comes alive on Theater at Monmouth's stage July 12 at 7:30 p.m. through August 18 with matinee and evening performances on both weekdays and weekends throughout the summer. Crowned by means of shameless seduction, lies, and bloodshed, Richard Plantagenet makes the happy earth his hell as he carves a bloody swath through all that stand in his way. Shakespeare's "game of thrones" concludes the "War of the Roses" play cycle with one of literature's most ruthless, remorseless, and relentless characters.

Theater At Monmouth Presents RICHARD III Photo Theater At Monmouth Presents RICHARD III
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2018

William Shakespeare's stunning portrait of a Machiavellian genius and his murderous quest for absolute power, comes alive on Theater at Monmouth's stage July 12 at 7:30 p.m. through August 18 with matinee and evening performances on both weekdays and weekends throughout the summer. Crowned by means of shameless seduction, lies, and bloodshed, Richard Plantagenet makes the happy earth his hell as he carves a bloody swath through all that stand in his way. Shakespeare's "game of thrones" concludes the "War of the Roses" play cycle with one of literature's most ruthless, remorseless, and relentless characters.

Theater At Monmouth Presents Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT Photo Theater At Monmouth Presents Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT
by Julie Musbach - Jun 21, 2018

Theater at Monmouth's 2018 Summer Repertory Season continues with William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.  In this irresistible romantic comedy of mistaken identity, concealed truth, and comic revelation, the party rages, the laughter flows, and the festive music plays on. The revelry begins Thursday, July 5th at 7:30 p.m. and continues throughout the season including matinee and evening performances on both weekdays and weekends.

BWW Review: Tension-Filled, Tempestuous OTHELLO at TAM
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Jul 31, 2017

In a spare, tautly sculpted performance of Shakespeare's classic tragedy of deceit and jealousy, The Theater at Monmouth's offers a gripping, tension-filled and tempestuous account of Shakespeare's Othello. Staged in simple contemporary dress with a strong cast, the production bears witness to the timelessness of the tale.

BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Starring Toronto's Chilina Kennedy Begins Performances Today at the Ed Mirvish Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The highly anticipated engagement in Toronto of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL begins performances today - June 27 and plays through September 3, 2017 at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.  Media night is Wednesday July 5, 2017.

Photo Flash: The Media Theatre Presents ROMEO AND JULIET'
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2017

'Romeo and Juliet' is a timeless story of young love which has been imitated in countless ways over the decades, even catapulted into the musical theatre stratosphere with 'West Side Story'. 

New York City Shakespeare Exchange Announce Adaptation of THE RAPE OF LUCRECE
by Liz Cearns - Sep 7, 2016

New York Shakespeare Exchange (NYSX), a theatre company that popularizes Shakespeare for diverse, contemporary audiences in new and timely ways, dives deep into dangerous territory as it theatricalizes Shakespeare's epic poem "The Rape of Lucrece."  

BWW Review: A Little Touch of Harry in the Night: TAM Opens HENRY V
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Jul 23, 2016

One of Shakespeare's best-loved history plays, Henry V, opened Friday July 23 at Maine's Theater at Monmouth in a stylish and stirring performance directed by Mark Mineart. Trimmed to a little over two hours, the production, nonetheless, keeps the architecture of the masterpiece and all the most famous speeches, and performed as it is by a strong ensemble, it achieves an immediacy and truthfulness.

Shakespeare's War of the Roses Saga to Continue with HENRY V at the Theater at Monmouth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

William Shakespeare's HENRY V opens at the Theater at Monmouth Today, July 22nd at 7:30 p.m.

FANTASTICAL ADVENTURES OF A MISSING SON up Next in Kushner's THE ILLUSION
by Rebecca Russo - Jul 15, 2016

Tony Kushner's most joyfully theatrical play, The Illusion, freely adapted from Pierre Corneille's original opens Friday, July 29th at 7:30 p.m. at the Theater at Monmouth. An anxious father seeks to reunite with his estranged son and enlists the services of a powerful sorcerer. Visions reveal the romantic, adventurous, and perilous life the son has been leading-but may not be as they seem. This wildly entertaining tale of passion and regret, of love, disillusionment and magic runs through August 19th.

Shakespeare's War of the Roses Saga to Continue with HENRY V at the Theater at Monmouth
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

William Shakespeare's HENRY V opens at the Theater at Monmouth Friday, July 22nd at 7:30 p.m.

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Brings Love and Lust to Theater at Monmouth Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Shakespeare's Battle of the Sexes comedy, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, opens at Theater at Monmouth tonight, July 8th at 7:30 p.m.

BWW Review: TAM Opens Season with CYRANO DE BERGERAC
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Jun 26, 2016

The Theater at Monmouth kicked off its ambitiously programmed 2016 summer season, Vive La France, with one of the timeless treasures of French theatre, Cyrano de Bergerac. Presented in a severely abridged seventy-five minute adaptation by Jo Roets, the Edmund Rostand play made its impact largely through the artful staging and charismatic performance of its three-person cast.

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST to Bring Love and Lust to Theater at Monmouth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Shakespeare's Battle of the Sexes comedy, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, opens at Theater at Monmouth Friday, July 8th at 7:30 p.m.

Theater at Monmouth's Shakespeare in Maine to Tour HENRY V
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 5, 2015

William Shakespeare's dynamic and relentless history, Henry V, is TAM's Shakespeare in Maine Communities offering for 2015. Henry V will tour for three weeks to schools and community centers across the state and run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall October 16-18. This production is supported in part by the Maine Arts Commission and The Betterment Fund.

Theater at Monmouth's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

William Shakespeare's magical comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream opens at Theater at Monmouth tonight, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. One of Shakespeare's most popular plays, A Midsummer Night's Dream follows the journey of four young lovers as they find their way through the forest and to each other. But as Lysander says 'the course of true love never did run smooth.' Full of madcap chases and mistaken identities, A Midsummer Night's Dream is an exploration of the mystery and madness of love.

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