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by Shari Barrett - May 9, 2020
This Spotlight focuses on Nan McNamara, an award-winning actress who I have seen in many productions at the Actors Co-op in Hollywood, perhaps most notably in the 2017 Ovation Award-winning '33 Variations' in which she played a journalist who was able to go back in time to interview Ludwig Von Beethoven (an outstanding performance by Bruce Ladd) about his work. But what happened to the world premiere production of Lee Blessing's 'A Body of Water' which Nan directed when Covid-19 shut down L.A. theaters?
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 Adrienne Proctor - May 7, 2020
GOING DARK is an exclusive interview series that continues to highlight the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the performing arts. Out of work artists are lending their voices and telling their stories. Part 21 features OCU student Andrew Lewis. This is GOING DARK.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
On April 30, Independent Shakespeare Co. artistic director Melissa Chalsma released the following statement to supporters, audience members, donors and the community of Los Angeles:
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
NYU Tisch School of the Arts' Graduate Acting Program, in collaboration with Design for Stage & Film, will show their Zoom production of Shakespeare's As You Like It, to be streamed on Facebook Live at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on May 6.
by Greer Firestone - May 13, 2020
There is no one in the tri-state region with more live theater experience than Bob Kelly, Artistic Director at Candlelight Dinner Theatre. Founded in 1969 by John and Lena O'Toole and Julian and Annabelle Borris, it quickly became a nexus for hundreds of aspiring actors, where all were inspired to self-invent and where ambition was oxygen.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Due to the increasingly complex challenges of COVID-19, Milwaukee Rep will delay the start of the 2020/21 Season to increase the likelihood of producing an entire season of 12 shows in theaters that are well prepared to welcome audiences back safely.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
While the doors of Irondale, a think-tank for cutting edge, artist-driven theater and the home of the Irondale Ensemble, remain closed amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, the ensemble is re-imagining their critically acclaimed mega-text, The 1599 Project through a 4-part virtual series, streaming live: Henry V on May 28, Julius Caesar on June 4, As You Like It on June 11, and Hamlet on June 18.  The project title, which refers to the seminal year that Shakespeare wrote four of his greatest works, was originally performed in 2016 in a four-hour theater marathon with seven actors portraying more than 70 roles.
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2020
Today we shine a spotlight on Orem, Utah's Hale Center Theater Orem.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
The 2020 Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival has been cancelled due to the health crisis. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Parallel 45 Theatre and Interlochen Center for the Arts are embarking on their official partnership with a contemporary twist on L.M. Montgomery's beloved novel, Anne of Green Gables. Of Green Gables, an abstract exploration of the classic story, is directed by Parallel 45's Shelby Lewis and will feature Interlochen Arts Academy theatre students at Interlochen's Phoenix Theatre on Thursday, March 12; Friday, March 13; and Saturday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m., with an additional performance March 14 at 2 p.m. Admission is free and tickets are not needed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
The Old Globe has announced the 2020 Classical Directing Fellowships, a program of the Karen and Stuart Tanz Fellowships at The Old Globe, led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, a leading Shakespearean scholar, author, and director.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Step back in time on Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM, March 13 and 14, when the Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company launches its 40th Season with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes' Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of As You Like It, presented April 30a?"June 21, 2020 in the Courtyard Theater. This vibrant, '60s-inspired adaptation infuses Shakespeare's romantic comedy with the hit songs of The Beatlesa?"lifting the playwright's timeless verse in beautiful harmony with the immortal music of the a?oeFab Four.a??
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
Veteran and award-winning Chicago, St. Louis and Los Angeles stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson (The Founder of The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and The ESC Los Angeles Archival Project ) presents a 'Street Theatre' rendition of 'The Seven Ages of Man' Speech as the character of Lord Jaques from William Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' in the historic Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
Melbourne Theatre Company today announced the cancellation of its next six productions in a bid to ensure business continuity during this global health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
Hartford Stage has announced its 2020/2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Following the success of their first reading of The Two Gentleman of Verona, The Show Must Go Online today announce the full schedule for their upcoming livestreams, with the next reading of The Taming of the Shrew streamed on Thursday 26 March, 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
Papatango Theatre Company today announces that Isolated But Open Commissions - Voices From Across The Shutdown will now include two new monologues from award-winning writers Rachel De-Lahay and Anders Lustgarten, alongside ten monologues chosen anonymously from an open call-out.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2020
Artists In Place Is Holding An Online Telethon Sunday March 22, noon to midnight to benefit artists, actors and creatives in the Philadelphia area in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
Kentucky Shakespeare has released the following statement regarding the encore presentation of As You Like It: 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
L.A. Theatre Works is offering 25 audio recordings of significant stage plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen, available free to educators worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
Fund for the Arts is teaming up with the LEE Initiative to provide an at home a?oeDinner and a Showa?? experience as part of the Arts and Culture IN KY Initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
Kentucky Shakespeare will present a special encore presentation of AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare Directed by Matt Wallace, a virtual free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival broadcast as a Facebook Premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
According to Aussie Theatre, Melbourne Shakespeare Company has cancelled its production of As You Like It.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for Romeo & Juliet, directed by Ola Ince, designed by Jacob Hughes, which will open the 2020 Summer Season on Tuesday 14 April.
by Josh Stent - Mar 12, 2020
Melbourne Shakespeare Company's fresh take on one of Shakespeare's most cherished comedies, As You Like It, provides a fun and enticing outdoor theatre experience in an intimate enclave at Central Park, Malvern. Just make sure to bring your picnic blanket!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
As a precautionary measure in response to the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Alberta has mandated that all gatherings of over 250 attendees cannot take place until further notice.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Tony winner Steve Kazee and Jenna Dewan, who just celebrated their engagement earlier this year, have announced the birth of their son, Callum Michael Rebel Kazee. The baby is Dewan's second child and Kazee's first.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Projects with Jason launches its new live stream series, a?oeArtists in Conversationa??, with a special live event featuring Academy and Tony Award winning actor Kevin Kline on Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
Milwaukee Rep has shared a video of Leenya Rideout singing 'Children Will Listen' for their Our Home to Your Home series.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
The original cast recording of new musical My Brilliant Career is now available to stream on iTunes, Spotify and all major platforms.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
Theater Latté Da today announced singer/songwriters Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses, who together form the musical duo, The Kilbanes, and actor/directors Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody as the recipients of the NEXT Generation Commission, a new opportunity for women artists and artists of color
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Jun Maeda, the Obie Award-winning designer and resident set designer at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club (ETC) since 1970, died on Monday, April 6 - three days after his 79th birthday - at Mt. Sinai West Hospital in Manhattan.
by Tara Bennett - Apr 3, 2020
Fans of The Bard and wearing their sweats at home are in for a treat as the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company brings to you NO PANTS SHAKESPEARE a?" AS YOU LIKE IT.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2020
Today we shine a spotlight on L.A. Theatre Works, with Artistic Producing Director Susan Loewenberg.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
In the first international Public Works collaboration, more than 150 community members have come together their homes to sing a?oeStill I Will Lovea?? from the Public Theater production of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub.
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 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 Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020
In the first international Public Works collaboration, more than 150 community members unite from their homes to sing a?oeStill I Will Lovea?? from the Public Theater production of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2020
From the annual Bard's Birthday salute to our Shakespeare-themed Happy Hour, Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks is ZOOMING in on a whole lot of Will for the 456th celebration!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
The Public Theater has just announced that the 2020 summer season of Shakespeare in the Park, a 58-year tradition of free theater in Central Park, has been canceled. A Statement from the theater reads: 'While our stages will remain dark, our commitment to our mission will burn brighter than ever. Our promise to you is that we will keep working tirelessly to bring you glorious work by our incredible artists. Thank you for continuing to stand with us.' 
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
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Hartford Stage has decided to reschedule the run of Ah, Wilderness! (originally scheduled May 7-31) to October 22a?"November 15, 2020 and The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) (originally scheduled June 11-21) to October 1-11, 2020.
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 15, 2020
In our latest Living Room Concert, actor Fra Fee treats us to a beautiful rendition of 'Not While I'm Around' from musical Sweeney Todd. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part III.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
Mike Ryan, Artistic Director of Santa Cruz Shakespeare has released the following message regarding the 2020 season:
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2020
Tony Award-winner is the latest star to join the Roundabout Off-Script series, sharing some favorite memories from his turn in David Friel's Molly Sweeney for Roundabout in 1996.