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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Toronto experimental theatre company Kadozuke Kollektif, in partnership with Bad New Days, presents the world premiere of Richard III, The Pleasures of Violence, Artistic Director Tatiana Jennings' provocative and innovative multimedia reimagining of the William Shakespeare classic. Richard III previews tonight, September 9, opens Wednesday September 10 and runs through to September 28 at Zuke Studios, the company's storefront home in the Junction.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Toronto experimental theatre company Kadozuke Kollektif, in partnership withBad New Days, presents the world premiere of Richard III, The Pleasures of Violence, Artistic Director Tatiana Jennings' provocative and innovative multimedia reimagining of the William Shakespeare classic. Richard III previews September 9, opens Wednesday September 10 and runs through to September 28 at Zuke Studios, the company's storefront home in the Junction.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014
The Daily Mail writes that Al Pacino is returning to the West End for the first time in 30 years in Oscar Wilde's SALOME, which will premiere in Spring of 2016, helmed by Robert Allan Ackerman.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the second-ever production of The Commons of Pensacola by Amanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from tonight, September 12 - October 19, 2014. The press performance is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Toronto experimental theatre company Kadozuke Kollektif, in partnership withBad New Days, presents the world premiere of Richard III, The Pleasures of Violence, Artistic Director Tatiana Jennings' provocative and innovative multimedia reimagining of the William Shakespeare classic. Richard III previews September 9, opens today, September 10 and runs through to September 28 at Zuke Studios, the company's storefront home in the Junction.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014
Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, opens its seventh performance season with a resurrection of William Shakespeare's Richard III inside Duncan-Williams Performance Hall at Germantown Performing Arts Center over Halloween.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014
Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, today announced its 2014-15 schedule of plays, which includes three by Shakespeare, the Southern Exposure Series, a continuing partnership with Dixon Gallery & Gardens, a new summer partnership with the University of Memphis, and a new Musical Works Festival sponsored by the Broadway licensing company of Memphis, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Color Purple, and All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley.
by Shari Barrett - Oct 17, 2014
Culver City residents and married couple Jack Stehlin and Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin are getting ready to open Shakespeare's OTHELLO, a co-production between the Odyssey Theatre and The New American Theatre, on Friday, October 24 at the Odyssey Theatre. Jeannine, Managing Director of The New American Theatre, is producing OTHELLO together with Ron Sossi, Artistic Director of the Odyssey Theatre, with Jack starring as the villainous Iago. With his strong physical presence and background as part Mexican and part Native American, A Martinez is playing Othello, the Moor. The production is directed by John Perrin Flynn, Artistic Director of Rogue Machine Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014
According to the New York Times, Al Pacino will head back to Broadway next Fall in a new David Mamet play- CHINA DOLL, directed by Tony winner Pam MacKinnon. According to NYT, the play is 'a two-character play about a billionaire, Mickey Ross, who has just bought a new airplane for his young fiancee as he prepares to go into semiretirement; the other character is Carson, Ross's assistant.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014
Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, opens its seventh performance season with a resurrection of William Shakespeare's Richard III inside Duncan-Williams Performance Hall at Germantown Performing Arts Center over Halloween.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014
I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers is a one-woman play about a ground-breaking Hollywood agent. For more than 20 years, Sue Mengers' clients were the biggest names in show business, and her dinner parties were the envy of Hollywood. Now, you're invited into her glamorous Beverly Hills home for an evening of dish, dirty secrets and all the inside showbiz details only Sue can tell you. Warning: This play contains profanity from a hard-drinking, pot-smoking catty Hollywood gossip! Sue had the scoop on all of her "twinkly" clients: Barbra Streisand, Faye Dunaway, Burt Reynolds, Ali MacGraw, Gene Hackman, Cher, Candice Bergen, Ryan O'Neal, Nick Nolte, Mike Nichols, Gore Vidal, Bob Fosse and more!
by Review Roundups - Nov 1, 2015
The highly anticipated play about Britain's future king, King Charles III, which began previews October 10, 2015, is set to open on November 1, 2015 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street, NYC). Check out the reviews from the show below!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2015
The Old Globe presents George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, helmed by celebrated director Jessica Stone, who recently made her Globe debut with Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014
Bucks County Playhouse has announced Marsha Mason has joined the cast of its new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Mason, who is currently directing the Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two that begins performances tonight, will play the role of the mysterious Helga Ten Dorp. The full cast and creative team will be announced shortly for the comedy thriller that begins performances Thursday, June 19.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival opens its outdoor theatre the weekend of June 13-15 with two Shakespeare productions, Richard III, directed by James Bundy, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Sarah Rasmussen. Also opening is Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Into the Woods, directed by Amanda Dehnert. The shows will close the weekend of October 10-12.
by David Fick - Mar 8, 2015
The Fleur du Cap nominations are out! Here are some thoughts about the nominees in each of the categories.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014
Lazarus Theatre Compay will present William Shakespeare's Richard III, today, 4th-29th March 2014, Tuesday-Saturday at 8:00pm at The Blue Elephant Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2015
Below, Check Out Highlights from SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE's Weekend Update with Colin Jost and Michael Che from the March 28th broadcast:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015
King Richard III was finally laid to rest this month with suitable pomp and majesty in Leicester Cathedral.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014
LAZARUS THEATRE COMPANY will present Richard III by William Shakespeare, running 4th - 29th March 2014, Tue - Sat at 8.00pm at the Blue Elephant Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014
Lazarus Theatre Compay is proud to present William Shakespeare's Richard II, 4th-29th March 2014, Tuesday-Today at 8:00pm at The Blue Elephant Theatre.
by Movies News Desk - Mar 26, 2015
Oscar nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who is believed to be a distant relative of the royal, will read a specially-written poem for the event.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015
On Friday 27 March, more than 70 performers from the local community will celebrate the reinterment of King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral, by performing an original piece of theatre devised by Curve Artistic Director Nikolai Foster and choreographer Mel Knott, as part of the Service of Reveal of the Tomb and Celebration for King Richard III.
by Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2015
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: OF GOOD STOCK opens off-Broadway, 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' gets a new actress, OFF THE MAIN ROAD kicks off WTF today and more!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 30, 2014
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CHICAGO gets a new Roxie, the Jimmys are tonight, go UP CLOSE with SUBMISSIONS ONLY, and talk Shakespeare will celebs at the Delacorte!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014
After the success of their critically acclaimed production of Julius Caesar in 2013, Iris Theatre are returning for a sixth summer season of Shakespeare in the beautiful gardens of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, in the heart of the West End. Richard III opened on 25 June and rusn until 25 July. Press night is Monday 30 June at 7.30pm. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014
Bucks County Playhouse has announced Marsha Mason has joined the cast of its new production of Ira Levin's Deathtrap, directed by Evan Cabnet. Mason, who is currently directing the Playhouse production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two that begins performances tonight, will play the role of the mysterious Helga Ten Dorp. The comedy thriller begins performances tonight, June 19.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014
Following a highly acclaimed run at the Bristol Shakespeare Festival, Stance Theatre presents a powerful Richard III ahead of other summer blockbuster productions. Drag King Richard III explores the complexity of switching gender as lead character Laurie embarks on the challenging journey of transitioning from female to male.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014
Bucks County Playhouse Producers Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis, and Josh Fiedler announce complete casting for the remaining 2014 75th anniversary summer seaso
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival opens its outdoor theatre the weekend of June 13-15 with two Shakespeare productions, Richard III, directed by James Bundy, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Sarah Rasmussen. Also opening is Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Into the Woods, directed by Amanda Dehnert. The shows will close the weekend of October 10-12.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014
Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, today announced its 2014-15 schedule of plays, which includes three by Shakespeare, the Southern Exposure Series, a continuing partnership with Dixon Gallery & Gardens, a new summer partnership with the University of Memphis, and a new Musical Works Festival sponsored by the Broadway licensing company of Memphis, Monty Python's Spamalot, The Color Purple, and All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014
Lazarus Theatre Compay is proud to present William Shakespeare's Richard II, 4th-29th March 2014, Tuesday-Saturday at 8:00pm at The Blue Elephant Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014
The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015
Richard the Third and Goal, or R3G mashes iconic and polarizing NFL star Ray Lewis with the notorious King Richard III. Using Shakespeare's text and Lewis' words, R3G sifts the classic play through the wild pageantry of a football game in a sudden-death playoff between two men both revered and reviled. The 60-minute comedy plays February 18-28, 2015 at Under St. Marks, 94 Saint Mark's Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014
Artscape presents Shakespeare's, The Tragedy of King Richard III, a thrilling game of power and politics, at Maynardville Open-Air Theatre, for the first time in its history. Richard III dramatizes a key turning point in English history. Malicious, power hungry and bitter about his physical deformity, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, plots in secret as he manoeuvres his way to the throne - and decides to kill anyone he has to in order to become king. Deception and political manipulation abound in the history of his reign of terror and killing fields that caused the common and noble people of England to fear and loathe him.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015
FRIGID New York at Horse Trade will present the 9th Annual FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) and UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) February 18 - March 8.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014
Following the amazing discovery of the remains of King Richard III, Folger Shakespeare Library will present a special lecture featuring geneticist Turi King and fieldwork director Mathew Morris, both part of the Greyfriars Project that discovered Richard's body. King and Morris will shed light on the archaeological dig and subsequent verification by DNA research on Wednesday, February 5 at 7:30pm. Buried for centuries, Richard's body was discovered in September 2012 beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England.
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 12, 2014
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, air tonight, January 12 on NBC, and BroadwayWorld has rounded up this year's Broadway alums. Learn more about the stars below, and be sure to let us know your picks!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014
Artscape presents Shakespeare's, The Tragedy of King Richard III, a thrilling game of power and politics, at Maynardville Open-Air Theatre, for the first time in its history. Richard III dramatizes a key turning point in English history. Malicious, power hungry and bitter about his physical deformity, Richard, Duke of Gloucester, plots in secret as he manoeuvres his way to the throne - and decides to kill anyone he has to in order to become king. Deception and political manipulation abound in the history of his reign of terror and killing fields that caused the common and noble people of England to fear and loathe him.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015
The nominees for the prestigious 50th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards, to be presented at a glamorous function on Sunday 15 March at 18:00 at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town, have been announced in Stellenbosch today.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015
Horse Trade Theater Group will present the 9th Annual FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) andUNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) today, February 18-March 8.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015
FRIGID New York at Horse Trade will present the 9th Annual FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) and UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) February 18 - March 8.
by Movies News Desk - Dec 8, 2014
In an interview with MTV's "Happy Sad Confused" podcast, Al Pacino revealed he recently met with Marvel Studios' Kevin Feige.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014
Horse Trade Theater Group will present the 9th Annual FRIGID Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) andUNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) February 18-March 8.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the second-ever production of The Commons of Pensacola by Amanda Peet, directed by Robin Witt. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from September 12 - October 19, 2014. The press performance is Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2:30 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Toronto experimental theatre company Kadozuke Kollektif, in partnership with Bad New Days, presents the world premiere of Richard III, The Pleasures of Violence, Artistic Director Tatiana Jennings' provocative and innovative multimedia reimagining of the William Shakespeare classic. Richard III previews September 9, opens Wednesday September 10 and runs through to September 28 at Zuke Studios, the company's storefront home in the Junction.
by Gary Naylor - Aug 1, 2014
Gary Naylor sees a play about a person's transition from female to male and how that impacts on her best friend - and himself. Though the context is historical, the lessons are as relevant today as ever.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014
According to the Daily Mail, THE HOBBIT's Martin Freeman is set to take on his first Shakespearean role in RICHARD III, aiming to begin this summer at Trafalgar Studios.
by Jessica Showers - Apr 25, 2014
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: the Drama Desk nominees will be announced, the Tonys committee is making its final decisions, and everyone across the country can see Matthew Bourne's reimagining of SLEEPING BEAUTY!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, joining celebrated director Jessica Stone, who recently made her Globe debut with Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Shaw's romantic comedy, which continues the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration, will run May 9 - June 14, 2015 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run May 9 through 13. Opening night is Thursday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m.