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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
The Public Theater and National Black Theatre will begin previews on Thursday, May 12 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 Gil Kaan - May 5, 2022
Next up at The Wallis, a radical reinvention of Shakespeare’s King Lear, starring Joe Morton in the titular role opens May 14, 2022 (with previews beginning May 10th). John Gould Rubin directs the cast which also includes Mark Harelik, River Gallo, Zach Solomon, Brie Eley, Emily Swallow, Rafael Jordan, Miguel Perez, Stanley Jackson, and Danielle Thorpe. John was most gracious to carve out some time of his full creative schedule to answer a few of my queries.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
The multi award-winning and critically acclaimed production of CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London's West End will welcome Richard Katz to the cast as 'Herr Schultz' from 27 June 2022.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for its production of the empowering story of love and friendship, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. Due to demand, Steel Magnolias has been extended and now runs June 10 – August 7, 2022, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022
The Duke's Theatre Company returns after their critically acclaimed adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. It promises to delight audiences with Shakespeare's most celebrated and comic fairy tale.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
Lantern Theater Company will conclude its 2021/22 Mainstage Season of live performances with the Philadelphia premiere of Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Making her Lantern directorial debut, Amina Robinson helms a cast of Philadelphia actors in a true ensemble production, with eight actors playing nearly 30 roles.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Patricia McGregor will succeed James C. Nicola as Artistic Director, following a yearlong search led by ALJP Consulting and a dedicated search committee of artists, staff and Trustees.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
The Kennedy Center engagement 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, will play the Kennedy Center’s Opera House, June 21–July 10, 2022. Find out how to get tickets, who is in the cast and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 announced today a new production of THE NOSEBLEED, written and directed by Aya Ogawa, which will begin performances Saturday, July 16 and run for six weeks only through Sunday, August 28 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street).  Opening night is Monday, August 1.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today announced casting for its forthcoming production of All's Well That Ends Well, which runs between 16 August – 8 October 2022 in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 24, 2022
Gloria Obianyo has won the first prize of the 2022 Ian Charleson Awards for her role as Neoptolemus in Paradise by Kae Tempest at the National Theatre. A performance that the judges said 'never put a foot wrong'.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
New York Classical Theatre has announced casting for Shakespeare’s romantic adventure Cymbeline, directed by Stephen Burdman. The production will be presented from June 14 to July 10, 2022 at public parks in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) presents the fifth and final show of its 2021-2022 Season, one of the most iconic and celebrated thrillers ever written, SLEUTH, by Anthony Shaffer and directed by Jenny Sullivan. SLEUTH begins previews on Thursday, June 9 at 7:30pm, opens on Saturday, June 11 at 8:00pm and runs through Sunday, June 26, 2022 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. 
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
Meet the complete cast for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical, as rehearsals began in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
NAATCO's inaugural production of the NAATCO National Partnership Project, Queen, written by playwright and screenwriter Madhuri Shekar (House of Joy) and directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar, will open tonight, May 19th at Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive, New Haven).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Symphony Space, which celebrates James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses in its beloved annual Bloomsday on Broadway, marks the milestone occasion of the book’s 100th anniversary with a new commission in which Elevator Repair Service (ERS) brings the novel to wild, illuminating theatrical life.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
NAATCO's inaugural production of the NAATCO National Partnership Project: Queen, written by playwright and screenwriter Madhuri Shekar (House of Joy) and directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar, will being performances tonight, May 17th at Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre, Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive, New Haven).
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
With Marina Carr's Girl on an Altar about to begin previews, Kiln Theatre announces the full cast for the world première of Zodwa Nyoni's The Darkest Part of the Night. Nancy Medina directs Brianna Douglas, Andrew French, James Clyde, Hannah Morrish, Lee Phillips and Nadia Williams.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
The Upstart Crow opened at the Gielgud Theatre in February 2020 to an array of glowing reviews and sold out performances. Then Covid hit and theatres were forced to close for the first lockdown. Now, one plague and an Olivier Award nomination later, this all-new comedy is back, starring David Mitchell.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - May 13, 2022
Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. Today's episode features Mona Monsour! Mona Monsour's THE VAGRANT TRILOGY made its New York City debut in April 2022 at the Public Theater, directed by Mark Wing-Davey.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for Midsummer Mechanicals opening in Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 28 July – 21 August.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
NAATCO will present the inaugural production of the NAATCO National Partnership Project, Queen, written by playwright and screenwriter Madhuri Shekar (House of Joy) and directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar, which will begin performances Friday June 10th at the A.R.T./New York Mezzanine Theatre (502 West 53rd Street), continuing through July 1st only. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
After reopening its Brooklyn waterfront theater last fall, St. Ann’s Warehouse is launching its second post-shutdown season with a continuation of large-scale outdoor performance and public art presentations that address urgent humanitarian issues.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 5, 2022
Directed by Lennie Watts, with Musical Director Steven Ray Watkins, Sean Murphy on Bass, and Don Kelly on Drums, and featuring her son, Rafi Martinez - this show takes us on Shannon's personal journey through becoming an empty nester and rediscovering and pursuing her dreams during a pandemic. There is an eclectic mix of songs from new and old artists from Broadway, American Songbook, Rock and Pop hits, as well as four parodies that she wrote. This show premiered at Don't Tell Mama on October 3, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, to be staged outdoors at the Company's New Spruce Theatre, July 2 through August 14.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
Birmingham Stage Company has announced David Walliams' Demon Dentist will make its London première at the Bloomsbury Theatre this Christmas – running from 15 December 2022 until 8 January 2023. Find out who's in the cast and how to get tickets!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2022
Saturday night, July 2nd, at 8:00pm, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre opens their new musical, Desperate Measures!  Set in the Arizona territory in the late 1800s, this new witty, wild, musical-comedy takes Shakespeare's Measure for Measure and shakes it up.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022
THE MINUTES by Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, will welcome celebrated actor James Vincent Meredith (The Skin of Our Teeth, The Book of Mormon) back to Big Cherry.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022
The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company has announced their return to production after the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. At a fundraiser event held on May 28 in Los Angeles, a number of important announcements were made regarding the company’s future.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Mercury Theatre today announces the full cast for their summer production of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, reimagined by Olivier award-winning playwright Mike Kenny with music by Ivan Stott.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
WHAT I FIRST DESIRED, written by playwright and actor Tyler Martin and directed by Enrique Cavazos, now moves onto a highly anticipated second round of performances this July giving audiences an opportunity to see an extended version of the one-act. WHAT I FIRST DESIRED will return with performances July 1, 6, 8, & 9 @ 7PM ET.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for a new production of The Tempest running this summer from 22 July - 22 October, directed by Sean Holmes. Shakespeare's tumultuous tale of reckoning and redemption will be brought to life by the Globe Ensemble, who have been thrilling audiences in the critically acclaimed season opening production of Much Ado About Nothing which runs until 23 October.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022
The Citizens Theatre has today unveiled the cast for its touring production of Shakespeare’s riotous tale of mistaken identity, The Comedy of Errors.   
by Michael Major - Jun 15, 2022
The new film adaption of Matilda features a completely transformed Emma Thompson in the role of the evil headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Check out Thompson's musical theatre history, which includes Sweeney Todd and Beauty and the Best, and meet the rest of the cast of Netflix's Matilda!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
Strawdog Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Kamille Dawkins*, is welcoming back audiences for its 35th season, “Propellant,” featuring a Chicago premiere, a new twist on a comedy classic and the return of a holiday favorite.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2022
The cast has been announced for A Medusa Thread. A partnership with NY Classical Theatre and the West Harlem Art Fund on Governors Island in Nolan Park (Building 10B) for FREE -- Saturday, June 25th at noon.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022
Red Bull Theater have announced the cast for the eight world premieres in this year's Short New Play Festival 2022. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022
Summer is going to be gaslit - again. Months after a May 14 close of GASLIGHT (Angel Street)'s run, Sound Theatre will launch a “Gaslight Project,” a community-wide event series to explore expressions of “gaslighting” in a contemporary world.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 3, 2022
To illuminate Shakespeare's most musical play, New Fortune has assembled a cast of talented actors, many of whom are also accomplished musicians and singers.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022
The Cape Cod Theatre Project (CCTP) presents the largest cast of the 2022 season with Brittany K. Allen's MTC/Sloan Commission, Ball Change, on July  14th, 15th, and 16th at 7:30pm ET at Falmouth Academy, directed by New York-based Dina Vovsi.
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jul 10, 2022
The tradition continues!
by Grace Cutler - Jul 1, 2022
Shakespeare and Company has announced three new plays in the lineup from July until October. Buy tickets for HYMN, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, and GOLDEN LEAF RAGTIME BLUES.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022
Chicago Shakespeare Theater is presenting William Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well in the Courtyard Theater through May 29, 2022.  
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022
Zoetic Stage and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County will present the exciting conclusion of the 2021-2022 Theater Up Close season – the Florida premiere of OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD, a dark comedy by Colombian-American Miami playwright Alexis Scheer about a gang of viciously vulnerable teens who try to resurrect the spirit of Pablo Escobar.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022
Producers Brian Anthony Moreland, Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy announced additional cast for the revival of August Wilson’s seminal, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Piano Lesson, the first Broadway revival in more than 30 years since the play’s Main Stem premiere in 1990.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
For the final production of the 2021-2022 professional season, Gulfshore Playhouse announces the world premiere of “Another Revolution” by Jacqueline Bircher. The performance runs from April 30 through May 15, with preview performances on April 28 and 29.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022
Get the season schedule for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 2022/2023 Season, which includes a highly anticipated world premiere musical, striking new adaptations of literary classics, and Barbara Gaines directing her final production in her role as artistic director, thirty-six years after founding the company.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022
Full casting is announced today for Jean Racine's Roman tragedy Britannicus, translated and adapted by Timberlake Wertenbaker and directed by award-winning director Atri Banerjee, in a thrilling, new production exploring monarchy, succession, dictatorship and depravity, set in modern day Rome.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) announced that Gregory Doran will step down as Artistic Director from today after 35 years with the Company including the last ten years as Artistic Director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the 2022/23 Season today. With six Steppenwolf Membership Series productions and two SYA productions, the 47th season is the storied company’s first full season in its expanded home—welcoming audiences back to experience the next chapter of Steppenwolf’s bold, visceral and muscular work.

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.