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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 3, 2013
Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2013-14 season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features William Shakespeare's royal epic, Richard III and Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 27 - November 3, 2013. Joseph Hanreddy will direct Richard III.Victoria Bussert will direct Sweeney Todd. (Sweeney Todd's music and lyrics were written by Stephen Sondheim based on a book by Hugh Wheeler and an adaptation by Christopher Bond.Sweeney Todd was originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince with orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick. It was originally produced on Broadway by Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards in association with Dean and Judy Manos.)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013
Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2013-14 season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features William Shakespeare's royal epic, Richard III and Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory tonight, September 27 - November 3, 2013.
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 6, 2013
Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2013-14 season at the Hanna Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, with a Fall Repertory that features William Shakespeare's royal epic, Richard III and Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory September 27 - November 3, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013
Stephen Fry, who is making his Broadway acting debut as Malvolio in the critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of TWELFTH NIGHT, will be a guest on 'The Colbert Report' on Thursday, October 24. 'The Colbert Report' airs at 11:30 PM ET on Comedy Central, 10:30 PM Central.
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 - 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 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 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 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 22, 2013
The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform tonight, June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013
The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. Check out www.boomerangtheatre.org for more information.
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 14, 2013
The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. Check out www.boomerangtheatre.org for more information.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013
The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. Check out www.boomerangtheatre.org for more information.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013
Hamilton Clancy, Artistic Director of The Drilling Company, chose 'Cymbeline' as the opening show of the 2013 season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot because it portrays a divided world that is magically healed. The play is a hopeful fable to invoke at a time when the world seems so irrevocably torn, with our own country so polarized and the Middle East ripping itself apart in hopeless religious conflicts. Performances will be July 11 to 27 in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets.
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 - Jul 27, 2013
Hamilton Clancy, Artistic Director of The Drilling Company, chose 'Cymbeline' as the opening show of the 2013 season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot because it portrays a divided world that is magically healed. The play is a hopeful fable to invoke at a time when the world seems so irrevocably torn, with our own country so polarized and the Middle East ripping itself apart in hopeless religious conflicts. Performances will be July 11 to 27 in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013
The Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director; Sue Abbott, Managing Director) will open their 2013 season with an outdoor production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. The production will be directed by Philip Emeott, who will also play the title role. RICHARD III will perform June 22nd -July 14th, 2013 in Central Park. Admission is free. Check out www.boomerangtheatre.org for more information.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013
Hamilton Clancy, Artistic Director of The Drilling Company, chose 'Cymbeline' as the opening show of the 2013 season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot because it portrays a divided world that is magically healed. The play is a hopeful fable to invoke at a time when the world seems so irrevocably torn, with our own country so polarized and the Middle East ripping itself apart in hopeless religious conflicts. Performances will be today, July 11 to 27 in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets.
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 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 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 - Dec 20, 2013
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 - Dec 17, 2013
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 - Aug 6, 2013
The critically heralded all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of Twelfth Nightand Richard III will come to Broadway this fall. The productions, which delighted audiences and broke all box office records in London's West End earlier this year, will open Sunday, November 10 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), with previews beginning October 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below!
by Barry Lenny - Aug 5, 2013
The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild is celebrating its 75th Anniversary, and so William Shakespeare seems an appropriate choice of playwright for such an auspicious occasion.
by BWW - Aug 4, 2013
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/04/2013 for Boise
by BWW - Aug 25, 2013
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/25/2013 for Boise
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 - Aug 18, 2013
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/18/2013 for Boise
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 BWW - Aug 11, 2013
Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/11/2013 for Boise
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!