Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Robert Jason Jackson News

 
KING LEAR Comes To Philadelphia's Quintessence Theatre Group Photo KING LEAR Comes To Philadelphia's Quintessence Theatre Group
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2019

Quintessence Theatre Group, a professional classic theatre company located in Philadelphia's Mt. Airy neighborhood, takes on Shakespeare's greatest tragedy this spring. KING LEAR, a searing drama about the dangers of absolute power, comes to Quintessence from March 19, 2019 through April 20, 2019. Opening night is Saturday, March 23 at 7:30PM.

Photo Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Presents the Regional Debut of 1984 Photo Photo Flash: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Presents the Regional Debut of 1984
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 10, 2018

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its 25th Anniversary Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with "1984", a new adaptation of George Orwell's classic novel by Robert Icke and Duncan MacMillan. "1984" runs October 12 - November 3, and is directed by Producing Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips and features Resident Ensemble Members Justin McCombs and Sara Clark. This regional debut production will feature a revolutionary multimedia design by Brave Berlin, the Founding Creative Directors of Blink and LumenoCity, of light and sound that will create an immersive Orwellian theatrical experience!  This production is generously sponsored by The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, JR./U.S. Bank Foundation.

Casting Announced for Electrifying New MARY STUART at Chicago Shakespeare Photo Casting Announced for Electrifying New MARY STUART at Chicago Shakespeare
by Rebecca Russo - Jan 19, 2018

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces the cast and creative team for Mary Stuart, Peter Oswald's electrifying new take on the famously bitter rivalry between Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England. The two fiercely independent women at the center of the showdown are portrayed by acclaimed actresses K.K. Moggie as Mary and Kellie Overbey as Elizabeth. Award-winning director Jenn Thompson, former artistic director of The Actors Company Theater (named Company of the Year by The Wall Street Journal), stages the production in CST's Courtyard Theater, February 21 April 15, 2018.

Temple Theaters' THE MATCHMAKER Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

Temple Theaters concludes its 47th season with Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker, directed by Douglas C. Wager. The classic American play about the tipsy relationship love and money runs tonight, March 25 - April 4 in the Tomlinson Theater. With a wild romp through late 19th century New York, The Matchmaker proves that sometimes money can buy happiness.

LaChanze to Lead 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' Reunion Concert at 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) will present a reunion concert of Kirsten Childs' THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN on March 30, 2015 at 7pm at 54 Below. The concert will be directed by original cast member Jerry Dixon (If/Then) with original music director Fred Carl (Miracle Brothers) leading members of the original band.

Temple Theaters to Present THE MATCHMAKER, Begin. 3/25
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 12, 2015

Temple Theaters concludes its 47th season with Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker, directed by Douglas C. Wager. The classic American play about the tipsy relationship love and money runs March 25 - April 4 in the Tomlinson Theater. With a wild romp through late 19th century New York, The Matchmaker proves that sometimes money can buy happiness.

'54 SINGS,' Cast of THE LAST SHIP & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 13, 2015

In the coming weeks, 54 Below revisits some of our favorite Broadway productions with concert events celebrating beloved scores as well as reunions bringing together original company members.

LaChanze to Lead 'BUBBLY BLACK GIRL' Reunion Concert at 54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) will present a reunion concert of Kirsten Childs' THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN on March 30, 2015 at 7pm at 54 Below. The concert will be directed by original cast member Jerry Dixon (If/Then) with original music director Fred Carl (Miracle Brothers) leading members of the original band.

Photo Flash: First Look at Quintessence Theatre Group's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
by Diana Heisroth - Apr 7, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its fourth season of progressive classic theatre with its first American masterpiece, Eugene O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA directed by Alexander Burns. MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA is running now through April 27 at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119.

Quintessence to Present O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA, 4/2-27
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 4, 2014

Quintessence Theatre Group concludes its fourth season of progressive classic theatre with its first American masterpiece, Eugene O'Neill's MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA directed by Alexander Burns. MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA will begin previews on Wednesday, April 2 at 6:30pm and open on Saturday, April 5 at 7pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450.

Photo Flash: D.C. Hamlet, with Carlson and Cuccioli
by BWW - Jun 8, 2007

The Shakespeare Theatre of Washington, D.C. is currently presenting a new staging of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy Hamlet, directed by Michael Kahn.

LaChanze, Finley, de Haas, Etc. Set for 'Bubbly Girl' CD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2007

Ghostlight Records and Playwrights Horizons have announced the release of the World Premiere Recording of the musical The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin.

Casting Announced for North Shore's A Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2006

Casting has been announced for the North Shore Music Theatre's (NSMT) 18th Anniversary production of A Christmas Carol