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by Glenda Pearce - Jan 31, 2021
Opening night of the second play of the Shoreside’s 25th Summer Shakespeare in the Park  – and it’s a comedy through and through.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2021
Mandy Patinkin and Lena Dunham have join the cast of the upcoming film Iron Box from filmmaker Julia von Heinz.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
March sees joint exhibitions in the gallery by Michael McVeigh, who until recently worked in Edinburgh as a street artist, even being known as a cult figure by the city's groups on nights out, who also draws inspiration from his Scottish surroundings.  Alongside McVeigh's work is fellow Scot David Cook who uses his imposed isolation on a remote stretch of coastline to connect with the wild and develop his seaside garden.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
Janet Griffin will step down as the leader of the Folger Theater. Griffin has served as one of Washington's longest theater chiefs after 30 years as the venue's artistic leader.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
Emmy Award winner Matthew Rhys's (Perry Mason, The Americans) Audible Original performance of the award-winning one-man show, Playing Burton, debuts on Thursday, January 28th exclusively on Audible. Rhys stars in this classic show about international star of stage and screen, Richard Burton.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
Janet Hubert, best known to television audiences as “Aunt Viv” on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, will star as Baneatta Mabry in a virtual reading of Douglas Lyons' family comedy, CHICKEN AND BISCUITS on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 8:00p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
Today at noon, Shakespeare Theatre Company released tickets to its first ever online-only production, All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain a performance written by and starring STC Affiliated Artist Patrick Page.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2021
On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winner, Alan Cumming!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2021
Today's top stories: BroadwayWorld teams up with Broadway Licensing, The Broadway League offers Biden help with vaccination efforts, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2021
The Royal Shakespeare Company is offering a large number of free Shakespeare-related resources to students currently learning at home, and to teachers looking to create lesson plans to deliver online.
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
Nine titles from Stratford-upon-Avon's famed Royal Shakespeare Company will arrive on BroadwayHD this month, with 20 more set to appear over the next two months. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
Tony winner Alan Cumming has joined the cast of 'Prodigal Son' on Fox for season two! 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
Broadway’s Andréa Burns (On Your Feet; In the Heights) and television and film’s Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock; Weeds; Phineas and Ferb) will headline the start of George Street Playhouse’s newly announced 2021 season, starring in two hilarious full-length comedies audiences can stream at home. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2021
Cameri Theatre has announced its upcoming production of The Grandson. The production runs May 1-4, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2021
Mandy Patinkin made an appearance on the NPR podcast 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!' where he talked about his career, his newly found success on TikTok, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2021
Broadway personality Michael Urie will appear on On the Rocks Radio Show Tuesday, January 26th at 7pmPST/10pmEST with host TV/radio personality Alexander Rodriguez and guest co-host sitcom writer/playwright/director Stan Zimmerman (The Golden Girls, Yes, Virginia) to chat about theatre during COVID, his career, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2021
The Blind Cupid Shakespeare Company will be hosting a live performance fundraiser streamed live over Zoom and Youtube on February 12th, 2021. The showcase will feature a range of artists from over the world including America, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and United States.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 22, 2021
One of the few positives that has come out of the pandemic is that there has never been more opportunity to experience something new. Theatre, ballet and opera companies have quickly realised that their reach is now potentially world-wide and a new audience awaits online. For many, their introduction to Shakespeare came at school and this experience probably set up your opinion of his work until this day. You may have fallen in love with him, but often people’s memories are of dry, tedious and impenetrable text. Broadway World would like to try and change that with this beginner's guide.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
The 52nd Street Project is celebrating the creative voices of its youngest members in its first Playmaking show of 2021. SMOKE & MIRRORS: The Tricky Plays, Pt. 1 will feature the wildly imaginative work of 5 young playwrights between nine and eleven years old.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to welcome eleven new ensemble members and artistic associates. Ensemble members include Wardell Julius Clark, Greg Geffrard, Arti Ishak, Krystal Ortiz, Gabrielle Randle-Bent and Netta Walker. Artistic Associates include Patrick Agada, J. Nicole Brooks, Brynne Frauenhoffer, Jyreika Guest and Sarah Price.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) kicks off the new year with the virtual dramatic reading of the regional premiere drama/comedy 20th Century Blues by Susan Miller, streaming online for two weeks only February 1-14, 2021. Originally scheduled to close the 2019-2020 Season, this production was temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
The National Arts Club will present an online conversation with Dame Judi Dench on Wednesday, February 24 at noon (ET). In spring 1999, while Dame Judi Dench was earning a Tony Award in Amy's View, playwright David Hare took part in special Broadway evening at which she also received that year's Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
Ryan Metcalfe and Simon Gordon on behalf of Metcalfe Gordon Productions are delighted to announce a new filmed theatre production of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet starring Sam Tutty and Emily Redpath in the title roles, with direction by Nick Evans.
by Team BWW - Jan 19, 2021
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
Jenny Caron Hall, Artistic Director of SHAKE Festival, today announces a rehearsed reading of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Following the success of previous livestreams, The Tempest, and Sonnets & Carols, the latest reading, directed by Caron Hall, will be streamed live for one night only on Wednesday 31 March at 7.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
One enthusiastic parent whose child participated in Segerstrom Center for the Arts’   Musical Theatre Training Program this past fall said, “Please offer more musical theatre classes soon!”  And so, the Center’s Education Department has announced a new series of classes for aspiring young performers ages 9-18 in February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
As the world catches glimpses of a return to normalcy and dares to imagine a time when we can once again gather together in our theatre spaces, The Old Globe will produce a hybrid of digital and in-person offerings that encompasses a broad range of thrilling theatre created by a diverse group of major talents.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse Presents OTHELLO, A Digital Production, directed by O’Neil Delapenha. Performances will be available for purchase February 4-28, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2021
ELYOT & AMANDA: ALL ALONE from Noël Coward's PRIVATE LIVES is the next production in Playhouse on Park's 12th Main Stage Season. Veanne Cox and Ezra Barnes will co-star in this timely, lighthearted adaptation. It will be available to stream online from February 10th - 28th, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Jan 15, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Washington DC Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
Christopher Carter Sanderson, Gorilla Rep NYC founding artistic and producing director, proudly announces the second film for early 2021 production based on his company’s decades of hit NYC productions: Hamlet.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
Seattle Shakespeare presents the original, limited-time podcast series house of sueños by Meme García. Spanish and English are interwoven with Shakespeare's Hamlet and García's imagistic language in this multilingual audio-drama about family, mental health, and the power of dreams.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
To kick off the New Year, The Marsh launches its Solo Performer Spotlight series with the MarshStream debut of Lynne Kaufman's new work, Divine Madness.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Be An #ArtsHero has announced “Dear Mr. President and Madam Vice President,” a nationwide letter writing campaign, organized in partnership with The Dramatists Guild of America, imploring the incoming administration to prioritize commitment to the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours.  Coming up next: Chisa Hutchinson (January 25th), followed by Michael Urie (February 1st), among others, in coming weeks.
by BWW Staff - Jan 14, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
HBO Max has given an eight-episode first season order to the Max Original, JULIA, based on the life of world-renowned chef Julia Child.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
The Sydney Opera House today announced $21 summer tickets for its line-up of summer events, performances and experiences, enabled by a NSW Government initiative to increase access to Sydney’s cultural offering over the summer months.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
RED BULL THEATER today announced that its 2020-21 offerings will continue with a special event benefit reading of Frances Burney’s The Woman Hater, directed by Everett Quinton. The reading will  feature Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox, Rebecca S'Manga Frank, Cherie Corinne Rice, Matthew Saldivar, Jenne Vath, and Nick Westrate.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Embarking on what promises to be another unprecedented and groundbreaking year, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, is proud to announce its second all-virtual season of artistic exploration and experimentation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
Leaping in 2021, City Theatre Austin celebrates the spirit of community with a virtual theatre performance adapted from the critically acclaimed American poetry of Edgar Lee Masters.
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2021
Tiffany Haddish had to talk her man Common into doing the 'Silhouette Challenge' on TikTok, but she didn't have to ask Stephen twice when it came time to recite some Shakespeare in this hilarious interview.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
This centuries-old story, often referred to as the Italian 'Hamlet', looks increasingly familiar in today's world of playboy billionaires used to doing whatever they want
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Pittsburgh Public Theater has announced Public PlayTime's February reading: Justin Emeka's ROMEO N JULIET, February 18-21, 2021. Mr. Emeka serves as The Public's Resident Director and now brings his adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to the screen in a virtual theater experience audiences will never forget.
by Lora Strum - Feb 4, 2021
In 2021, evil lurks in crowded grocery stores, on unmasked faces or on Facebook. So, what would today's audience want with a tale about villany? 'All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain' has the answer.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program's presentation of William Shakespeare's enchanting comedy classic A Midsummer Night's Dream.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
Actors from Broadway and London’s West End are teaming up for the Shakespeare@ Home, all-free radio play Julius Caesar, which launches Monday February 22nd at 7pm EST. The Tony Nominated actor Patrick Page (Hadestown) stars in the title role with Jordan Barbour (Broadway’s The Inheritance) as Brutus and Keith Hamilton Cobb (American Moor) as Cassius.
by Matt Wolf - Feb 1, 2021
Many British screen stars may seem to have burst on to the screen as comparative unknowns, except to theatre devotees who knew them already from the stage. What follows is a list of five actors from five storied plays whom I managed to catch live before celluloid fame came to call.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
An urgent fundraising campaign was launched at the end of 2020 to save Frantic Assembly's Ignition programme. New data released today highlights the significance of this ground-breaking free, nationwide talent development programme for young people aged 16-24.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
On Feb. 12-14, 2021, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater presents award-winning Chilean actor and director Francisco Reyes with his critically-acclaimed one-person show (with puppets) Yorick, La Historia de Hamlet.