Further Casting Announced For The RSC Productions Of  THE PROVOKED WIFE and VENICE PRESERVEDFurther Casting Announced For The RSC Productions Of THE PROVOKED WIFE and VENICE PRESERVED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

The Royal Shakespeare Company has today announced further casting for its forthcoming double-bill of Restoration plays, John Vanbrugh's The Provoked Wife and Thomas Otway's Venice Preserved. The Provoked Wife, directed by Phillip Breen, plays in repertoire from the 2 May 2019 with Venice Preserved, directed by Prasanna Puwanarajah, running from 24 May 2019 in the Swan Theatre. (more...)

Casting Updates Announced For THE PROVOKED WIFE and VENICE PRESERVEDCasting Updates Announced For THE PROVOKED WIFE and VENICE PRESERVED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Royal Shakespeare Company Associate Artist Alexandra Gilbreath returns to the company in Phillip Breen's riotous new production of John Vanbrugh's restoration comedy The Provoked Wife. Alexandra last appeared at the RSC as feisty courtesan Angellica Bianca in the 2016 production of The Rover by Aphra Behn. Other leading roles for the RSC include Hermione in The Winter's Tale, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Rosalind in As You Like It, Kate in The Taming of the Shrew and Mistress Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor. (more...)

RSC Will Present AS YOU LIKE IT, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and MEASURE FOR MEASURE as Part of Summer 2019 ProgrammeRSC Will Present AS YOU LIKE IT, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and MEASURE FOR MEASURE as Part of Summer 2019 Programme
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran announced today his ambition for a new collaborative cross-cast ensemble which reflects the nation, to play three Shakespeare productions in a newly reconfigured Royal Shakespeare Theatre next summer. All three productions will then tour in repertoire for the first time to six regional theatres in 2019. (more...)

David Levine Presents VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR, Begins 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2009

For VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR, Levine has assembled a team of acclaimed performers (including Colleen Werthman, James Hannaham, and Jeff Biehl) who will join the audience at the discussion table. Playwright Gordon Dahlquist has provided the discussion topics, which will be illustrated by fully staged scenes from Weil's play. With all the righteous indignation of Mike Daisey's HOW THEATER FAILED AMERICA, Levine and his crew invite the audience to reconsider theater's role in 21st century America. (more...)

David Levine's VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR Begins Previews 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2009

Acclaimed theater auteur David Levine premieres his latest reality-bending project, VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR, beginning previews March 19th at P.S. 122. For this inquiry into the nature of democracy and the value of 'political theater,' Levine has eliminated the 'audience' and gathered everyone around a seminar table peppered with cast members who may, or may not, be acting. The topic of this seminar is Simone Weil's unfinished 1943 play Venise Sauv?e, an allegory of democracy and its overthrow, presented on the 100th anniversary of Weil's birth. (more...)

David Levine's VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR Begins Previews 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2009

Acclaimed theater auteur David Levine premieres his latest reality-bending project, VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR, beginning previews March 19th at P.S. 122. For this inquiry into the nature of democracy and the value of 'political theater,' Levine has eliminated the 'audience' and gathered everyone around a seminar table peppered with cast members who may, or may not, be acting. The topic of this seminar is Simone Weil's unfinished 1943 play Venise Sauv?e, an allegory of democracy and its overthrow, presented on the 100th anniversary of Weil's birth. (more...)

David Levine's VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR Begins Previews 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2009

Acclaimed theater auteur David Levine premieres his latest reality-bending project, VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR, beginning previews March 19th at P.S. 122. For this inquiry into the nature of democracy and the value of 'political theater,' Levine has eliminated the 'audience' and gathered everyone around a seminar table peppered with cast members who may, or may not, be acting. The topic of this seminar is Simone Weil's unfinished 1943 play Venise Sauv?e, an allegory of democracy and its overthrow, presented on the 100th anniversary of Weil's birth. (more...)

David Levine Adds 2 Performances Of VENICE SAVED 3/19, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2009

In a most unusual move, acclaimed theater auteur David Levine has announced the addition of two more performances of his latest reality-bending project, VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR at P.S. 122. Orginally scheduled to begin March 21, two additional performances have been added on March 19 & 20. In this inquiry into the nature of democracy and the value of 'political theater,' Levine has eliminated the 'audience' and gathered everyone around a seminar table peppered with cast members who may, or may not, be acting. The topic of this seminar is Simone Weil's unfinished 1943 play Venise Sauv?e, an allegory of democracy and its overthrow, presented on the 100th anniversary of Weil's birth. (more...)

David Levine Presents VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR, Begins 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2009

For VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR, Levine has assembled a team of acclaimed performers (including Colleen Werthman, James Hannaham, and Jeff Biehl) who will join the audience at the discussion table. Playwright Gordon Dahlquist has provided the discussion topics, which will be illustrated by fully staged scenes from Weil's play. With all the righteous indignation of Mike Daisey's HOW THEATER FAILED AMERICA, Levine and his crew invite the audience to reconsider theater's role in 21st century America. (more...)

David Levine's VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR Begins Previews 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2009

Acclaimed theater auteur David Levine premieres his latest reality-bending project, VENICE SAVED: A SEMINAR, beginning previews March 19th at P.S. 122. For this inquiry into the nature of democracy and the value of 'political theater,' Levine has eliminated the 'audience' and gathered everyone around a seminar table peppered with cast members who may, or may not, be acting. The topic of this seminar is Simone Weil's unfinished 1943 play Venise Sauv?e, an allegory of democracy and its overthrow, presented on the 100th anniversary of Weil's birth. (more...)

'06-'07 Season Announced for London's Young Vic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2006

London's prestigious Young Vic has announced its 2006-2007 season (more...)