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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2021
RED BULL THEATER is presenting the World Premiere of a brand new adaptation of Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, The Alchemist, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by Jesse Berger, the team that created the hit comedy The Government Inspector.
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 7, 2021
Pulling mostly from typically cis-male roles in musical theatre, Beyond the Binary promises to provide unequivocal proof that trans actors belong on stage, and that we should step aside to make room for them.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe has announced this year's Christmas production, a festive re-imagining of Hans Christian Andersen's The Fir Tree. The Fir Tree promises to be a magical family festive production of storytelling, puppetry, song and hope. Audiences are invited to take part in carol-singing and tree-decorating while enjoying a hot chocolate or mulled wine under the wintry star-lit sky of the Globe Theatre. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021
Images have been released of Measure for Measure currently showing in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe until the 15 January.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2021
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre announces full casting and production details for THE THANKSGIVING PLAY by Larissa FastHorse and directed by Laura Gordon. THE THANKSGIVING PLAY opens Saturday, November 20th at 8pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
THE SEEING PLACE THEATER has announced their production of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, WIT, directed by Brynn Asha Walker. WIT will play a three-week limited engagement at The Seeing Place at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street, NYC 10003).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021
11th Hour Theatre Company is celebrating the holidays with a gorgeous, professionally-designed radio play version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. A Philadelphia Christmas Carol (based on Mark Shanahan's A Merry Little Christmas Carol) will feature some of the region's most recognizable performers from across the city's stages .
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, staged by acclaimed director Shana Cooper.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
Broadway Records announced today the release of 16 Stories, a collection of 16 previously unrecorded songs written by award-winning musical theatre creators from around the world and recorded by The Australian Discovery Orchestra.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022
Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast and company for Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Lucy Bailey. This will be performed by the Globe Ensemble who will be returning for The Tempest on 22 July.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022
The complete cast is announced today for the First National Tour of the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Find out who's in the cast and how to get tickets.
by Carian Lynée Parker - Mar 3, 2022
Since its founding on September 11, 2001; Epic Theatre Ensemble continues to inspire young people to utilize their voice through performance to create social change and motivate civic dialogue.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022
CSC will host a one-night-only benefit staged reading of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare, directed by Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler. This production will feature Christian Coulson (Harry Potter, The Hours, Mozart in the Jungle, Nashville) as Angelo and features a dynamic cast of the area’s extraordinary talent. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022
The cast and creative team for the Broadway-bound limited engagement of The Kite Runner at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) this summer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022
ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE along with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have announced the lineup for the 2022 First Light Festival, part of the EST/Sloan Project to develop plays exploring science and technology.  
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022
Following its sold-out run earlier in the year, Hampstead Theatre is delighted to announce the return of Folk, Nell Leyshon's beautiful new play with songs, directed by Hampstead's Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert. 
by Jared F - Mar 24, 2022
The Tempest runs now through April 16, 2022 at the Guthrie Theater. I interview John Kroft who is playing Ferdinand. I saw the play opening night and it was fantastic, I would recommend seeing it! I was so impressed with John's take on Ferdinand.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
The Public Theater and National Black Theatre announced complete casting today for the upcoming New York Premiere of FAT HAM written by James Ijames and directed by Public Theater Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for Julius Caesar. Directed by Diane Page, Globe on Tour will be bringing this production to The Globe Theatre and venues across the UK from 29 April - 10 September.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022
After postponing the initial run due to COVID-19 during the spring of 2020, Good Theater is proud to finally present the Maine premiere of DESPERATE MEASURES. A smash hit off-Broadway in 2017 and 2018, DESPERATE MEASURES features music by David Friedman and book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022
The 29th Street Playwrights Collective NEW WORKS SERIES returns to in-person staged readings of new plays as part of Goddard Arts WHAM Festival (Women's History Artist Month) co-presenting GLOBAL EXCURSIONS by Maxine Kern at Bernie Wohl Performing Arts Center on Thursday, March 31, at 7:30 pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022
Thirty-six years after founding Chicago Shakespeare Theater and paving the way for the Tony Award-winning company to become one of the nation’s leading theaters, Barbara Gaines has announced her plan to step down as Artistic Director in 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022
New production images have been released for Macbeth – an epic production in an epic space at Leeds Playhouse.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 2, 2022
North Coast Repertory Theatre gallops into the New Year with a witty, wild musical comedy that takes Shakespeare's Measure for Measure and shakes it up. Set in the Wild West, this is a rollicking romantic musical that manages to address law and order, justice and hypocrisy. Loaded with laughs and toe-tapping music, DESPERATE MEASURES inspired The New York Times to brand it '...wonderful, delightful...such a hoot!' Buy tickets now for this Grade A musical before it pulls up stakes and leaves town.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 2, 2022
New Adventures has just announced that Associate Artist and Tony and Olivier Award Winning designer Lez Brotherston on his Order of the British Empire in The Queen’s New Year Honours 2022 for services to Dance and Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022
RED BULL THEATER today announced the complete cast for its online benefit reading of The Wonder of Women (The Tragedy of Sophonisba) by John Marston.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2022
Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the full cast for the 2022 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production of Macbeth, directed by Sarah Frankcom. This marks Sarah’s directorial return following her tenure as Artistic Director of LAMDA. 
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 16, 2022
North Coast Repertory Theatre is set to stage a musical comedy that takes Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and shakes it up. Set in the Wild West, this is a romantic musical that manages to address law and order, justice and hypocrisy. Loaded with laughs and toe-tapping music, Desperate Measures features music by David Friedman and and a book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg. 
by E.H. Reiter - Jan 13, 2022
North Coast Rep brings together Shakespeare and the wild, witty west in their production of DESPERATE MEASURES. No wild west story is complete without someone to bring law and order and Elijah Rock is happy to bring that role to life.  A classically trained singer, Rock talks about helping bring this musical comedy to life through February 12th.
by - Jan 12, 2022
Special Offer - The Witty, Wild Musical Comedy
by BWW Awards - Jan 11, 2022
Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Indianapolis Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022
In the week that the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new season opens in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Company today released further details of its 2022 activity including three new Shakespeare productions that speak directly to our world today, the launch of TikTok Tickets, plus details of how people can participate in 37 Plays: a nationwide search to write the stories of today co-created in partnership with the RSC’s network of 12 regional theatre partners, over 200 Associate Schools and freelance artists who together form the Royal Shakespeare Community.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022
A Tempest (Une Tempête) will take place LIVE in person on Monday February 28th at 7:30pm at FIAF Florence Gould Hall (55 East 59th Street) with simultaneous Livestream broadcast. Video-on-Demand will be available through Sunday March 6th until 11:59 PM EST.
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 27, 2022
The Southwest Shakespeare Company (SSC) presents its 28th season mainstage repertory production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by Ingrid Sonnichsen for a limited run from now  through March 19th at the Nesbitt/Elliott Playhouse. Tickets are available in person and online at the Mesa Arts Center.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Company will present the third show of its 2021-2022 season, Nancy Travis (“Last Man Standing, “The Kominsky Method,” “Three Men and a Baby”) starring as Lillian, by David Cale and directed by Jonathan Fox. 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2022
Stephen Burdman, the Founder and Artistic Director of NY Classical Theatre, was recently honored by the Shakespeare Theatre Association as the recipient of the organization's Sidney Berger Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022
Stephen Burdman, the Founder and Artistic Director of NY Classical Theatre, was recently honored by the Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA) as the recipient of the organization’s Sidney Berger Award.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2022
The Winter Park Playhouse has announced their 2oth Anniversary Mainstage Series of Professional Musicals for the 2022-2023. This new 6-Show anniversary series boasts some of the most popular productions from the past two decades of Winter Park Playhouse professional musical theatre. 
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Indianapolis Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 3, 2021
Life in the UK at the moment feels uncannily like we’re going through a ‘Worst of the 70s’ playlist: periods of no economic growth, food shortages, an increase in the cost of living, and rumblings over a referendum on Europe. There was also an attempt to kickstart the conversation about equality between the sexes, with the formation of the Women’s Liberation Movement. It’s little wonder, then, that this version of Measure for Measure seems so familiar – hint: it’s not just the perennially relevant themes of the play that hit home.
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Indianapolis Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2021
As 2021 comes to a close, Shakespeare & Company has released the first three titles of its 2022 season, and with it the opportunity to purchase FLEXpass ticket packages at reduced prices.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021
Shakespeare & Company announced today the first three titles slated for production during its 45th Season, beginning June 2022.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Indianapolis Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2021
Red Bull Theater announced today that it will video capture the closing performance of its acclaimed Off-Broadway  production of The Alchemist for future on-demand streaming.
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Indianapolis Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Apr 7, 2022
Portland’s Good Theater’s final offering of its nineteenth season is a deliciously zany and stylish production of Peter Kellogg and David Friedman’s 2017 musical comedy, DESPERATE MEASURES, a witty, saucy sendup of Shakespeare’s MEASURE FOR MEASURE set in the Wild West. Directed by Brian P. Allen and Cary Libkin with musical staging by Raymond Marc Dumont, the comedy written in rhyming verse is a rollicking, madcap adventure from start to finish.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2022
Toby Schmitz and Alison Whyte will be joining the cast of upcoming major theatrical production Peter Pan - The 360° Adventure in the coveted roles of Captain Hook and Mrs Darling, which opens its Australian tour in Melbourne in June.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) presents the fourth show of its 2021-2022 season, the contemporary thriller, American Son, by Christopher Demos-Brown and directed by Jonathan Fox. American Son begins previews on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30pm, opens on Saturday, April 9 at 8:00pm and runs through Sunday, April 24, 2022 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. American Son is a collaboration with The English Theatre Frankfurt, Germany.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022
Previews begin tonight, April 1, for Lincoln Center Theater's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Skin of Our Teeth. The production opens on Monday, April 25 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Meet the cast here!

Measure for Measure Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Measure for Measure have their been?
Measure for Measure has had 12 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1973, Off-Broadway which opened in 1975, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Off-Broadway which opened in 1989, Off-Broadway which opened in 1993, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 2001, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006, Off-Broadway which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.

What productions of Measure for Measure have their been?
Measure for Measure has had 12 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1973, Off-Broadway which opened in 1975, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Off-Broadway which opened in 1989, Off-Broadway which opened in 1993, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 2001, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006, Off-Broadway which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.

What productions of Measure for Measure have there been?
Measure for Measure has had 12 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1973, Off-Broadway which opened in 1975, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Off-Broadway which opened in 1989, Off-Broadway which opened in 1993, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 2001, Off-Broadway which opened in 2006, Off-Broadway which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.