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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016
?With an acclaimed revival of Legally Blonde still running in the theatre, Chief Executive Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster announce a new season of Made At Curve productions for autumn and Christmas 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016
God isn't happy and She (that's right....She) is coming to Arizona to set the record straight in no uncertain terms about Her thinking and Her works in Emmy-winner David Javerbaum's irreverent, sinfully funny new comedy, An Act of God.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity will be available through the month of October when The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, in partnership with Drew University, presents a "double-bill" experience for students and adults. From October 6th - 30th, a single copy of the original First Folio, one of the world's most valuable, rare and influential books will be on public display at Drew University's Mead Hall. The renowned Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. launched an historic tour of the book in early 2016 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017
The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2016-2017 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, September 18, to patrons and industry artists.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016
Curve today announces casting for their Christmas production of the hit musical Grease. Dex Lee and Jessica Paul lead the cast as Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski with Keisha Atwell, Darren Bennett, Sophie Camble, Jonny Fines, Courtney George, Luke George, Shobna Gulati, Patrick Harper, Abigayle Honeywill, Sophie Isaacs, Max Jorquera, Sinead Kenny, Nathanael Landskroner, Michael Lin, Martin McCarthy, Sam Murphy, Djalenga Scott, Justin Thomas and Natalie Woods completing the company. The production opens on 1 December, with previews from 26 November, and runs until 14 January.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017
'Now is the winter of our discontent...' Denton Community Theatre (DCT) will present Richard III, by William Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016
God isn't happy and She (that's right....She) is coming to Arizona to set the record straight in no uncertain terms about Her thinking and Her works in Emmy-winner David Javerbaum's irreverent, sinfully funny new comedy, An Act of God.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 14, 2016
An enthralling production of William Shakespeare's 'Richard III' is onstage at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Directed by Paul Mullins and featuring a stellar cast, the show will be performed through Sunday, November 6th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017
Stone Soup Shakespeare starts its 8th Season with a staged reading of Shakespeare's The Tragedy of King Richard III on Wednesday, October 11.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015
Curve takes centre stage this evening in a major new BBC documentary series. The half hour programme, which airs tonight 9th November at 7.30pm on BBC One East Midlands, will run as part of BBC's ON STAGE - a special season of programmes that celebrates British theatre and particularly focuses on the success of some of the UK's key regional theatres.
by Sarah Fitts - Nov 6, 2017
The winners of the 13th Annual Suzi Bass Awards have been decided!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016
Whether it be in love or war, Shakespeare's characters will promise the moon, and in their next breath take it back again. Audience members are invited to decide for themselves whether karmic justice is served when notable liars in the canon go back on their sworn words. Drawn from several plays, this Naked Shakespeare production brings together a collection of characters notoriously bending and twisting their oaths in order to suit their own personal needs. Director Michael Levine intertwines text selections from three tragedies and one comedy in this fast-moving evening of entertainment in which characters are literally shackled by their words by hooded figures moving about a shadowy dungeon-like world. Eight actors play multiple characters in an evening that visually demonstrates the rewards offered by those who are untrue. 'Oath Breakers' performs twice on Friday and Saturday on the first weekend in December in the Ballroom at Mechanics Hall. Both performances begin at 7pm. The First Friday performance is free, and Saturday's show is $10 for all ages. Visit Acorn's website at www.acorn-productions.org for more information or to order tickets.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016
God isn't happy and She (that's right....She) is coming to Arizona to set the record straight in no uncertain terms about Her thinking and Her works in Emmy-winner David Javerbaum's irreverent, sinfully funny new comedy, An Act of God.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017
'Now is the winter of our discontent...' Denton Community Theatre (DCT) will present Richard III, by William Shakespeare.
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 5, 2016
?With an acclaimed revival of Legally Blonde still running in the theatre, Chief Executive Chris Stafford and Artistic Director Nikolai Foster announce a new season of Made At Curve productions for autumn and Christmas 2016.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017
Directed by Elizabeth Wu, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III
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 31, 2016
The highly anticipated sequel to the BAFTA winning historical series, The Hollow Crown: The Wars of The Roses comes to Blu-ray and DVD June 21, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Coinciding with the 400 th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, the three part sequel series features star-studded adaptations of Shakespeare's most celebrated plays, which have captivated audiences with their gripping tales of power and politics.
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 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 BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018
Synetic Theater Founding Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili unveils the 2018/19 Season, continuing the successful installation of 'Synetic Family Theater' and 'New Voice Series,' while producing two popular Shakespeare plays. Theater That Moves promises to move audiences young and old while showcasing Synetic's powerhouse visual storytelling.
by Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2016
Today's big news: Colman Domingo hosts today's Emerging Artists Luncheon at the Vineyard, and Idina Menzel co-hosts on THE TALK!
by Marianka Swain - Jun 30, 2016
Today, Curve Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster, announces the cast for his production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated actress Cathy Tyson will star as the iconic Lady Bracknell in Foster's stylish reimagining of Wilde's much-loved comedy. Cathy is best known for her role in the multi-award winning film Mona Lisa, classic ITV drama series Band of Gold and her stage work with the RSC and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse.
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 BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018
Tony nominated theatre luminary Austin Pendleton directs and adapts a new stage version of Richard III, Shakespeare's greatest villain, in WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III, which begins performances August 1st at the 124 Bank Street Theatre. The play combines texts from William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 3 and Richard III, to create a version, which has never been seen before. The production stars Pendleton as Henry VI and Matt de Rogatis as Richard III, while giving a fascinating take on one of history's most notorious villains. The opening is set for Saturday, August 4th at 7PM. WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III will play a limited engagement through August 19th. Tickets are $25, for tickets and further information visit www.proveavillain.com.
by Lynn Beaver - Jun 18, 2018
Recreated from John Wilkes Booth's personal prompt book, The Hidden Room in conjunction with The Harry Ransom Center present a hybrid version of RICHARD III that hasn't been seen on stage since 1864. Gloriously reborn from the pages of history, this is the villain king like you've never seen him before.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018
Closing their 2017/18 Season, African-American Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD III for the first time in its 24 year history. A play that explores the Machiavellian rise to power of one of Shakespeare's most fascinating and complex anti-heroes. Kirsten Brandt directs AASC Artistic Director L. Peter Callender as the unapologetic King you love to hate in a play that seems strikingly contemporary and omniscient given its commentary on and fascination with manipulation, power, family, and the right to rule.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and concludes its multi-year history cycle with Henry VI: The Wars of the Roses, Part 2 and Richard III, by William Shakespeare.  This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips.  This production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Darnell Pierre Benjamin at King Henry VI, Kelly Mengelkoch as Queen Margaret, and Billy Chace as King Richard III.  The History Cycle sponsor is Osborn, Rohs, Williams & Donohoe, LLC. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017
Will Snider's How to Use a Knife is a world premiere play bursting with energy, secrets and suspense. It isn't easy running a busy restaurant kitchen in New York City, but it may be the last chance Chef George gets to turn his life around.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and concludes its multi-year history cycle with Henry VI: The Wars of the Roses, Part 2 and Richard III, by William Shakespeare. This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips. This production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Darnell Pierre Benjamin at King Henry VI, Kelly Mengelkoch as Queen Margaret, and Billy Chace as King Richard III. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017
Following Curve's most successful Christmas season on record, with Grease and The Twits entertaining over 65,000 people to date, we are delighted to announce two new Made at Curve productions for Autumn & Winter 2017 : Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black & Christopher Hampton's Sunset Boulevard 16 - 30 September 2017 and Leslie Bricusse's family musical Scrooge 18 November 2017 - 7 January 2018.
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017
Starz announced today that the highly-anticipated STARZ Original Limited Series  THE WHITE PRINCESS – a follow-up to the Golden Globe® and Emmy® award-nominated STARZ Original Miniseries “The White Queen”
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017
Six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer CATHERINE ZUBER and legendary scenic designer TONY STRAIGES are among the 2017 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients which were just announced by Theatre Development Fund (TDF), a not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts.
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 16, 2017
Multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart, will make her West End Theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie opening in the West End in May 2017.  Previews at the Piccadilly Theatre will begin on 23 May 2017 with opening night on 5 June 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and concludes its multi-year history cycle with Henry VI: The Wars of the Roses, Part 2 and Richard III, by William Shakespeare.  This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips.  This production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Darnell Pierre Benjamin at King Henry VI, Kelly Mengelkoch as Queen Margaret, and Billy Chace as King Richard III.  The History Cycle sponsor is Osborn, Rohs, Williams & Donohoe, LLC. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
Tony nominated theatre luminary Austin Pendleton directs and adapts a new stage version of Richard III, Shakespeare's greatest villain, in WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III, which begins performances August 1st at the 124 Bank Street Theatre. The play combines texts from William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part 3 and Richard III, to create a version, which has never been seen before. Produced by Ruth Stage, the production stars Pendleton as Henry VI and Matt de Rogatis as Richard III, while giving a fascinating take on one of history's most notorious villains. The opening is set for Saturday, August 4th at 7PM. WARS OF THE ROSES: HENRY VI & RICHARD III will play a limited engagement through August 19th. Tickets are $25, for tickets and further information visit www.proveavillain.com.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2016
Who is the rightful king of England? Eight actors perform over 40 roles in a condensed adaptation of Shakespeare's play cycle chronicling over a hundred years of war, murder, seduction, and betrayal as one family tries to answer the most hotly contested political question of the middle ages.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017
Arizona Theatre Company (ATC; David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome back four-time Academy Award-nominee Marsha Mason, who will direct Neil Simon's autobiographical romantic comedy Chapter Two to open ATC's 51st season, Sept. 9-30 at the Temple of Music & Art, 333 S. Scott Ave. in Tucson, Oct. 5-22 at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe in Phoenix.
by Lynn Beaver - Apr 6, 2016
William Shakespeare's THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE THIRD, currently presented at The Curtain Theatre produced by The Baron's Men, written around 1592 and has been debated in historical circles as often as it has been performed. There has been even more discussion about the iconic play and it's controversial plot since King Richard III's physical remains were discovered under a car park in Leicester, England in August 2012 and reinterred with royal honor in March of last year. When Shakespeare wrote his play, 100 years after Richard's death and the rise of the House of Tudor to power, it was incumbent upon the playwright to cast the ancestor of Elizabeth I (Henry VII) in the role of heroic savior and the old regime shown in as bad a light as possible. The Elizabethan audience would have equated evil with physical deformity, so the hunchbacked villain was born. After intense study of the recovered remains of the king, including a positive DNA identity test, we now know that Richard suffered from a severe spinal curvature but he did not have any other disability. We know that he was also a well seasoned battlefield general who, from an early age lead the forces of his older brother, Edward IV, to put down rebellion across the length and breadth of England during the waning years of the War of the Roses. The play features twelve murders attributed to Richard in the five acts, including ghosts of his victims who haunt his dreams. Historians have outright dismissed many of them as Elizabethan propaganda and have cast serious doubt on the remainder. Shakespeare endures where history fails and the fictional plots, plans and murders make for a gripping story, entertaining audiences for 400 years. I will admit to being a bit of a 'Ricardian', (a believer in the redemption of Richard III as a man) and have devoted years of study to the subject.
by Jessica Khan - Apr 25, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, starring Allison Janney, John Benjamin Hickey and Corey Hawkins, opens tonight on Broadway, and Danny Burstein and Jane Krakowski announce the 2017 Outer Critics Circle nominees this morning!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 25, 2016
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 Actors Fund hosts its 2016 gala, and FULLY COMMITTED, starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, opens on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018
Shakespeare's King Richard III is standing trial for the murder of heirs, rivals, friends and wives, and you're invited to join the jury for what promises to be a landmark case in UK history.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2017
Starz announced today that the highly-anticipated STARZ Original Limited Series  THE WHITE PRINCESS – a follow-up to the Golden Globe® and Emmy® award-nominated STARZ Original Miniseries “The White Queen”
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.