Photo Flash: Opening Night of The Public's Mobile Unit Production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE Photo Flash: Opening Night of The Public's Mobile Unit Production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

On Friday, November 22, The Public officially opened the Mobile Unit's production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE directed by LA Williams. (more...)

BWW Review: 1979's Rebellious Mardi Gras Inspires Mobile Unit's MEASURE FOR MEASURE BWW Review: 1979's Rebellious Mardi Gras Inspires Mobile Unit's MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Michael Dale - Nov 25, 2019

In 1979 a strike by the New Orleans Police Department led to the city's official cancellation of that year's public Mardi Gras celebration. The people of New Orleans had something else in mind. (more...)

VIDEO: Take a Look at The Public's Mobile Unit Production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE VIDEO: Take a Look at The Public's Mobile Unit Production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2019

Mobile Unit's production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE opens today, Friday, November 22. Directed by LA Williams, the free sit-down run of MEASURE FOR MEASURE follows a three-week tour to correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and community centers in all five boroughs. MEASURE FOR MEASURE will run in the Shiva Theater through Sunday, December 8. (more...)

The Public Theater Will Begin Previews for MEASURE FOR MEASURE Monday, November 18 The Public Theater Will Begin Previews for MEASURE FOR MEASURE Monday, November 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the MOBILE UNIT's production of Shakespeare's MEASURE FOR MEASURE on Monday, November 18. Directed by LA Williams, the free sit-down run of MEASURE FOR MEASURE follows a three-week tour to the five boroughs that brought Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. MEASURE FOR MEASURE will run through Sunday, December 8 with an official press opening on Friday, November 22. (more...)

Photo Flash: Public Theater's Mobile Unit Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE Photo Flash: Public Theater's Mobile Unit Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by LA Williams. MEASURE FOR MEASURE will begin its run at The Public on Monday, November 18, following a three-week tour to correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and community centers. The production will have an official press opening on Friday, November 22. (more...)

Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program Present TWELFTH NIGHT Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program Present TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

The Old Globe today announced its latest cast and creative team as the illustrious actors in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program expertly perform William Shakespeare's magical comedy Twelfth Night, directed by Jesse Perez, the program's Director of Professional Training and a noted actor (Off Broadway's Party People, the Globe's Romeo and Juliet, La Jolla Playhouse's Seize the King). The classical actors of tomorrow will bring to life a world filled with some of the Bard's most unforgettable characters and memorable moments. Twelfth Night will run November 2a?"10, 2019 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 2 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Twelfth Night are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Public Theater Free Mobile Unit Returns With MEASURE FOR MEASURE Public Theater Free Mobile Unit Returns With MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham, will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this fall with a free three-week tour to venues across the city of Shakespeare's MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by LA Williams. The Mobile Unit's free tour (October 24-November 16) brings Shakespeare and other works to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community organizations. Following the tour to the five boroughs, there will also be a free three-week engagement of MEASURE FOR MEASURE in The Public's Shiva Theater running Monday, November 18 through Sunday, December 8, with an official press opening on Friday, November 22. (more...)

BWW Review: Globe For All A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM BWW Review: Globe For All A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 12, 2018

There is a magic and mischief in the air in The Old Globe production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, now playing through November 18th around the San Diego community.  . (more...)

Photo Flash: Globe For All Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Flash: Globe For All Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

Fall under the spell of Shakespeare's most uproarious and popular comedy. Filled with magic, humor, music, and magnificent poetry, this dream unfolds in an enchanted forest where fairies play tricks on unsuspecting lovers, and bumbling actors are transformed beyond their wildest imaginings. (more...)

The Old Globe Celebrates Five Years of Globe For All With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM The Old Globe Celebrates Five Years of Globe For All With A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Old Globe invites your participation as Globe for All celebrates five years of making theatre matter to more people! This talented company of professional actors will tour Shakespeare's most popular comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream throughout San Diego County to a wide variety of economically, geographically, and culturally diverse communities. The free Globe for All Tour begins Tuesday, October 30 and will visit 17 community partner venues new and old, from Oceanside to the South Bay, from Linda Vista to the Imperial Valley. Patricia McGregor returns to direct her second Globe for All tour, following Measure for Measure in 2016, along with recent critical acclaim for her direction of the world premiere of Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole (People's Light, Geffen Playhouse) and Skeleton Crew (Studio Theatre, Geffen Playhouse). (more...)

Photo Flash: Kathleen Marshall Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old Globe Photo Flash: Kathleen Marshall Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Marshall makes her triumphant return as director to our Festival Theatre stage with one of the greatest romantic comedies ever, in a production full of colorful characters, passionate poetry, and Shakespeare's wittiest wordplay. Everyone can see that confirmed bachelor Benedick and headstrong Beatrice are meant for each other-except for Benedick and Beatrice themselves! While their friends try to trick the bickering pair into admitting they're in love, their young sidekicks Hero and Claudio start a romance of their own. But will false accusations, broken promises, and even a nutty and bumbling police force prevent a happy ending? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Hayden And Sara Topham in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Hayden And Sara Topham in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Marshall makes her triumphant return as director to our Festival Theatre stage with one of the greatest romantic comedies ever, in a production full of colorful characters, passionate poetry, and Shakespeare's wittiest wordplay. Everyone can see that confirmed bachelor Benedick and headstrong Beatrice are meant for each other-except for Benedick and Beatrice themselves! (more...)

Cast Announced for Kathleen Marshall Directed MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old Globe Cast Announced for Kathleen Marshall Directed MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival continues with the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Celebrate romance with Much Ado About Nothing, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (the Globe's Love's Labor's Lost), running August 12 - September 16, 2018. Tickets start at $30.00, on sale to the general public now. Previews run August 12-17. Opening night is Saturday, August 18 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TEMPEST at The Old Globe Festival BWW Review: THE TEMPEST at The Old Globe Festival
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 27, 2018

A sorceress, and sequins, and spirits - oh my! THE TEMPEST playing through July 22nd at The Old Globe Festival Theatre plays up the theatricality for a wonderful night under the stars. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Burton Stars in THE TEMPEST at The Old Globe 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. (more...)

Kate Burton Leads Cast of Old Globe's THE TEMPEST Kate Burton Leads Cast of Old Globe's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The Old Globe today announced its next cast and creative team-including numerous Globe favorites and new faces-as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival once again presents the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Summer will officially arrive with The Tempest, directed by Joe Dowling (formerly the Artistic Director for Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Abbey Theatre in Ireland), with star of stage and screen Kate Burton as Prospera, running June 17 - July 22, 2018. (more...)

The Old Globe 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival to Include THE TEMPEST The Old Globe 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival to Include THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Old Globe today announced its next cast and creative team-including numerous Globe favorites and new faces-as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival once again presents the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Summer will officially arrive with The Tempest, directed by Joe Dowling (formerly the Artistic Director for Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Abbey Theatre in Ireland), with star of stage and screen Kate Burton as Prospera, running June 17 - July 22, 2018. Tickets start at $30.00, on sale to the general public now. Previews run June 17 - 22. Opening night is Saturday, June 23 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: BLKS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company BWW Review: BLKS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Rachel Weinberg - Dec 22, 2017

Aziza Barnes's BLKS is often funny, often vulgar, and sometimes heartbreaking. Now in a world premiere staging at Steppenwolf, BLKS chronicles 24 hours in the lives of three young black women in their early 20s living in New York City. Barnes's playwriting is achingly real and naturalistic, while also showcasing the playwright's poetic chops. In Octavia (Nora Carroll), Imani (Celeste Cooper), and June (Leea Ayers), Barnes has given us three unique and beautifully written characters navigating a tumultuous moment in their young lives. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BLKS by Aziza Barnes at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo Flash: First Look at BLKS by Aziza Barnes at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of BLKS by award-winning poet and playwright Aziza Barnes and directed by Nataki Garrett. BLKS began previews December 7, 2017, opening night is Monday, December 18 and the production runs through January 28, 2018 in the Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for BLKS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for BLKS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of BLKS by award-winning poet and playwright Aziza Barnes and directed by Nataki Garrett. An uproarious and frank play, the acclaimed Chicago-based cast features ensemble member Namir Smallwood (Justin /Sosa/Dominican Dude) with Leea Ayers (June), Nora Carroll (Octavia), Celeste Cooper (Imani), Danielle Davis (Ry) and Kelly O'Sullivan (That Bitch on the Couch/White Woman). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

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