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by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
The Old Globe regards William Shakespeare as our premiere resident playwright, whose works and universal themes continue to resonate more than 400 years after his plays were written. For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined us for Thinking Shakespeare Live! During this unwanted intermission, the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelsteina?"assisted by Globe veteran classical actors Grantham Coleman, Megan Ketch, and Richard Thomasa?"will pivot to offer a free live online version, taking place on Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. on The Old Globe's Facebook page.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
May and June episodes will feature Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and actor Elizabeth Stanley on their collaboration during Jagged Little Pill; Tony-winning director Michael Mayer with actors Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle on Little Shop of Horrors; directors Lileana Blain-Cruz, Sheryl Kaller, and Desdemona Chiang; director Gaye Taylor Upchurch and playwright Lauren Gunderson on The Half-Life of Marie Curie; and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Door Shakespeare has cancelled its 2020 summer season.'Wittenberg,' 'Hamlet,' and 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]' were scheduled to run in repertory in the Garden at Björklunden from July 1 through August 24.
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2020
Today's top stories: A Strange Loop has won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 46.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Today (May 5) Spencer Glass teaches us about a little-known musical, Stars in the House celebrates Cinco de Mandy, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 45.
by Barry Lenny - May 3, 2020
We are given two absolutely superb performances by Nicholas Collett and Tim Marriott.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 44.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2020
The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia has announced an innovative new program that provides audience members flexibility and peace of mind about when and how they return to their theatre after the COVID-19 health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's The Taming of the Clueless, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 42.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
The award winning Titan Theatre Company last month announced a new program titled, Shakespeare ONLINE, targeted at providing support for artists and educators due the mass cancellation of theatrical events due to COVID-19. This program came immediately after the company postponed both their MainStage and Touring Productions of ROMEO & JULIET till the 20/21 Season. 
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 29, 2020
Shh! In today's Living Room Concert, the wonderful Phoebe Fildes performs Jonathan Reid Gealt's 'Quiet' - accompanied by her fiancé Alex Hammond on guitar. Watch the video below! 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Having postponed the world premiere in Vienna of its production of Bertolt Brecht's The Mother, The Wooster Group is retrenching at home in New York to develop and fund new work for an era of physical distancing. They will also offer online streaming of their groundbreaking work and initiate an ambitious fundraising effort.
by Maria Nockin - Apr 29, 2020
Now that the Metropolitan Opera has had a major success with its At-Home Gala, there are other opera companies with similar ideas. The Florence May Festival, (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino), will offer its presentation on Friday, May 1, 2020, at noon. P.D.T. Since many opera lovers are working from home, the audience should be enormous. 
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 28, 2020
We are continuing our series with theatre professionals to learn about how some of New Jersey's top organizations are dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak. Brian B. Crowe, the Director of Education at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey gave us some significant insights into their programing.
by Lauren Gienow - Apr 28, 2020
By now the news has gotten out that The Stratford Festival is putting its 2020 season on hold due to the social distancing guidelines brought on by this unprecedented pandemic situation. The Stratford Festival is a magical place and yesterday's announcement was tough to digest. This is not a news story about the postponement of the season. This is one BWW writer's love letter (and get-well-soon card) to the Stratford Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
The Met has announced the Week 8 schedule for its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations streamed on the company website during the coronavirus closure.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
As part of the newly launched Royal Shakespeare Community initiative, artists from the Royal Shakespeare Company, who are currently unable to rehearse or perform, will lend a hand in helping to unlock Shakespeare for thousands of children and young people studying at home.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2020
For the 105th Kritzerland show Kritzerland is staying home. Rather than miss the May show, Kritzerland will be doing the show on Facebook and YouTube on Sunday May 3rd at 5:00pm PST/8:00 EST.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
Wheeler In The Sky presents a pre-recorded benefit performance of Booth's Ghost to raise money for Twin Cities' theatre artists and organizations, April 24th a?" May 3rd, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2020
In celebration of William Shakespeare's 456th birthday, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today unveiled the results of its largest ever digital celebration by audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
It has been announced that Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem will return next year. The production will star the play's original lead, Mark Rylance, in the role of Johnny 'Rooster' Byron!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 37.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
JCTC Conversations: Voices From Around The World Continues on 4/24 at 2:00pm, with Essential. 
by Peter Nason - Apr 22, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2020
Two River Theater celebrates the Bard's birth month with the Shakespeare Sundays series, featuring directors, dramaturgs and actors sharing their love of William Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Mandy Patinkin and his wife Kathryn Grody were tested by their son on slang acronyms.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
The Old Globe today announced a tentative schedule for postponed spring productions. Though they don't have exact dates, as of today their plan is to resume performances this fall with the West Coast premiere of Faceless by award-winning playwright Selina Fillinger, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
BBC iPlayer is partnering with Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare's Globe - in releasing productions of some of Shakespeare's greatest works in a Culture in Quarantine special, which will be available for over three months.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 36.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards has partnered with 'Stars in the House' to live stream this year's Nominations. Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the hosts of the virtual daily series benefiting the Actors Fund, will announce the nominees.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 34.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Theatre Tulsa is bringing virtual 'Stay-at-Home Showcases' to stay active as the season is paused and highlight some fun performances.
by Shari Barrett - Apr 20, 2020
This Spotlight focuses on Simon Levy who began his directing career in San Francisco, then moved to Los Angeles in 1990 where he has been the Producing Director for the Fountain Theatre since 1993. His directing and producing credits are numerous, with over 100 productions in Los Angeles and San Francisco that have won more than 200 awards. His journey has been blessed with having wonderful mentors along the way, which has enabled the talented director to earn his living doing theatre and earned him great respect from the entire L.A. Theatre community.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 33.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. Rob Myles directs Tiffany Abercrombie (Lavinia), Clark Alexander (Martius/Attendant), Jack Baldwin (Lucius), Michael Bertenshaw (Titus Andronicus) and more.
by Shari Barrett - Apr 18, 2020
With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the Arts alive in the City of the Angels. And just like all of us, I wondered how they are dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved. This Spotlight focuses on Ashley Griffin, an actor in Los Angeles since the age of five who moved to New York City to follow her theatre dreams - and is now both writing and acting in shows.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
Filmed live at the Orange Tree Theatre in 2017, an exclusive 90-minute in conversation with Dame Judi Dench will be available online from 3pm on Sunday 26 April. This is a paid video on demand and all monies raised will go to the Orange Tree Theatre's Survival Fund, following its closure due to the impact of the Coronavirus.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2020
Today, we're checking in with Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre, with Marketing/PR Manager, Peter Eramo.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
The Stratford Festival is launching a film festival during this period of social isolation, offering free streaming of 12 Shakespeare productions captured as part of its Stratford Festival On Film series. This is the first time the full-length versions of these productions have been available for free.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
As school, work and social interactions go online, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF announces a series of free online classes for adults. From Storytelling for Seniors to Interview skills to Shakespeare technique, these stand alone classes are ideal for adults seeking to broaden skills and develop new ones in the safety of their own homes. Participants will be able to livestream the class with Orlando Shakes professionals via webcam.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
Following the recent announcement of its Autumn 2020 Season, the Belgrade Theatre has now launched an online programme of activity to inspire and entertain its audiences during the lockdown period. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2020
While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's videos, from stars including Kelli O'Hara, Kyle Selig, Tim Minchin, Paula Vogel, and more!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020
Tim Minchin has taken part in Sydney Theatre Company's STC Virtual series with a soliloquy from 'Hamlet'. Here he brings his remarkable insight and humour to 'O, What A Rogue And Peasant Slave Am I' a?" an iconic monologue of inner conflict and self awareness.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Shakespeare Theatre Company is excited to announce The Shakespeare Hour, a month-long online tour through every corner of the Shakespeare universe (April 22 - May 13).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter. This time he is reading Sonnet 29.