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by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 8, 2021
With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!
by Emel Ertugrul - Mar 5, 2021
Zeiders American Dream Theater (The Z) in Town Center under the lead ership of Artistic Director Bart Kuebler and Executive Director Terry Flint, is pleased to present the return of No Holds Bard: Shakespeare Remade.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021
Atlantic has announced a new lineup of free virtual Technique Tuesday classes, every Tuesday March 9 - April 13 at 5:30pm ET for those seeking a creative release during this time. Technique Tuesdays are free hour-long acting workshops rooted in the Atlantic Acting School technique, led by renowned school faculty and Atlantic Ensemble members.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021
Sean Chandler host of the podcast 'Your Program Is Your Ticket', in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced an outstanding episode of its 'Act II...Places' series featuring Executive and Artistic Director Kelly Hilliard Roush of The Classic Theatre of San Antonio.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe is preparing to reopen its outdoor theatre on 19 May 2021. Provided the conditions are met for Step 3 of the Government's roadmap for cultural reopening, the Globe will be welcoming audiences in for socially distanced performances, having closed on 18 March 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021
Keen Co Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced new guests for upcoming evenings of the FREE event, Keen After Hours: Heidi Armbruster & Paul Niebanck, who share the distinction of working on the most Keen productions, on April 5th, joining the previously announced Nick Blaemire tonight, March 22nd followed by Dan Domingues on March 29th.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announces the play titles and full cast for Inside – the first instalment of Inside/Outside, a collection of world premiere short plays by emerging and established writers.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 10, 2021
The upcoming documentary comes from Paramount. The studio acquired the rights to use The Bee Gees' songs on film in 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2021
Two intergalactic trash collectors, both women, one Black, one white, are hurtling through space toward the finish of their anniversary route, ready to celebrate their return to Earth. But a surprising job sends them back out to the asteroid belt and forces them to make a devastating choice.
by Ronn Burton - Mar 1, 2021
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre remembers and celebrates one of their founding members MICHAEL JONES, who passed away a year ago. An Emmy winner and recipient of the Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Award, Michael was a co-founder and Artistic Associate at OKC Rep. While Michael was a pillar of the OKC theatre community, he also worked all over the country. Michael touched the lives and hearts of so many he worked with. The OKC theatre community remembers Michael Jones.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2021
A romantic evening of music and verse, Kiss Me, Shakespeare! A Valentine’s Cabaret will run February 12 - 14, 2021 in Orlando Shakes’ new outdoor performance space, the Darden Courtyard tent, behind the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Patrons will be seated at socially distanced, cabaret-style tables. Tickets starting at $15 per person are on sale now.
by Glenda Pearce - Jan 31, 2021
Opening night of the second play of the Shoreside’s 25th Summer Shakespeare in the Park  – and it’s a comedy through and through.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 29, 2021
At a time when all of us could use a little bit more open heartedness, Seattle Shakespeare Company has created a collection of Shakespeare's songs, scenes, and sonnets to celebrate love and Valentine's Day. To Woo – A Shakespeare Valentine is a free, 30-minute view on demand video to share with loved ones that will be available from February 12-14, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2021
The Royal Shakespeare Company is offering a large number of free Shakespeare-related resources to students currently learning at home, and to teachers looking to create lesson plans to deliver online.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2021
An all-star cast has assembled for an online reading of William Wycherley's 1671 comedy Love in a Wood, presented by Jermyn Street Theatre, conceived and directed by Hermione Gulliford, and performed in aid of Equity Charitable Trust.
by Tyler Hinton - Jan 25, 2021
It is a rare treat to see a major Broadway performer in concert during a pandemic, and in Layton, Utah, no less. Original RENT and AIDA star Adam Pascal appeared at Layton High School on Sat. Jan. 23, 2021 to provide increasingly important aid for live theatre and education in a fundraising concert for On Pitch Performing Arts (OPPA!) and the high school’s drama department.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2021
The Blind Cupid Shakespeare Company will be hosting a live performance fundraiser streamed live over Zoom and Youtube on February 12th, 2021. The showcase will feature a range of artists from over the world including America, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and United States.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jan 22, 2021
One of the few positives that has come out of the pandemic is that there has never been more opportunity to experience something new. Theatre, ballet and opera companies have quickly realised that their reach is now potentially world-wide and a new audience awaits online. For many, their introduction to Shakespeare came at school and this experience probably set up your opinion of his work until this day. You may have fallen in love with him, but often people’s memories are of dry, tedious and impenetrable text. Broadway World would like to try and change that with this beginner's guide.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) kicks off the new year with the virtual dramatic reading of the regional premiere drama/comedy 20th Century Blues by Susan Miller, streaming online for two weeks only February 1-14, 2021. Originally scheduled to close the 2019-2020 Season, this production was temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2021
Jenny Caron Hall, Artistic Director of SHAKE Festival, today announces a rehearsed reading of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Following the success of previous livestreams, The Tempest, and Sonnets & Carols, the latest reading, directed by Caron Hall, will be streamed live for one night only on Wednesday 31 March at 7.30pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021
Art House Productions has announced their first audio play, Black Tom Island by Martin Casella available starting Monday, January 18 at 10:00am EST. A free virtual panel discussion about the actual event featuring historians and the play's creative team will take place on Sunday, February 7 at 3:00pm EST on Zoom.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 15, 2021
Choreographer and director Camille A. Brown was honored by the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) on Thursday evening, January 14th, 2020 with the Distinguished Artist Award, presented by Alicia Adams, VP International Programming at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2021
Great Lakes Theater (GLT) announces a 2021-22 transition plan that addresses ongoing pandemic-related challenges. As the health and safety of patrons, artists, and staff is Great Lakes Theater's top priority, the theater is cancelling the remaining productions in its 2020-21 season - Agatha Christie's Black Coffee, The Tempest, and The Marvelous Wonderettes.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 12, 2021
Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces their new board members as well as their January 2021 calendar of events. Play On Shakespeare's mission is to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare's plays in performance for theatre professionals, students, teachers, and audiences by engaging with contemporary translations and adaptations.
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2021
James Corden welcomes Dan Stevens to Stage 56 and for a second thought he was meeting the fourth Bee Gee. Dan recalls being in rehearsals for 'Hangmen' on Broadway when they received word the production was being shut down due to COVID-19. And James asks Dan about his early stand-up comedy aspirations before the 'Blithe Spirit' star pushes the boundaries of what you can say on CBS.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2021
The Stratford Festival was shocked and deeply saddened by the news of Christopher Plummer's death. The theatrical pioneer was a member of the Stratford acting company for 11 seasons between 1956 and 2012.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 25, 2021
The Seeing Place Theater has announced Lynn Nottage's SWEAT, directed by Brandon Walker. SWEAT will have two live performances via Zoom on February 27 (7 pm EST) and February 28 (3 pm EST), and be available via streaming on YouTube February 28-March 3, 2021.  
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2021
Actors' Theatre of Columbus (ATC) is excited to announce its return to Schiller Park and its upcoming 2021 performance series of plays of the unexpected, 'Changes.'
by Student Blogger: Sydney Emerson - Feb 22, 2021
With all of this time in a room by myself, I’ve turned to the old  standby, dream castings, to occupy my time. And let me tell you—I would pay good  money to see any of these shows. So, without further ado, here are just a few of the  castings I’ve dreamt up during quarantine.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021
THE SEEING PLACE THEATER has announced Lynn Nottage’s SWEAT, directed by Brandon Walker. SWEAT will have two live performances via Zoom on February 27 (7 pm EST) and February 28 (3 pm EST), and be available via streaming on YouTube February 28-March 3, 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2021
For many years, the sounds of Shakespeare echoed through the trees at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s iconic Berkshire estate. Now, more than four decades after its founding, Shakespeare & Company is reimagining its history of outdoor performances with the creation of a 500-seat amphitheater on the sprawling campus it has called home since 2000.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 9, 2020
Japan Society has launched its Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Performing Arts Season with a series of online events, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2020
Midsommer Flight, a company that has been presenting high quality, accessible productions of Shakespeare’s plays in Chicago’s parks since 2012, today announced a series of three virtual panel discussions addressing some of the theatre industry’s most challenging topics, to be held on three successive Tuesdays in February 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020
Pegasus Theatre Chicago has announced the actor lineup for the 34th Young Playwrights Festival (YPF) streaming virtually January 7 - 31, 2021. This year’s Festival features three one-act plays, written by students from Kenwood Academy, Lane Tech College Prep and The University of Chicago Laboratory.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort’s My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will be available to stream February 3 - 14, 2021. This Video on Demand production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2020
The West End production of Life of Pi has announced its rescheduled dates!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2021
Hub Theatre Company of Boston will be returning to the virtual stage this spring with William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, directed by local favorite Bryn Boice.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021
The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL presents AN INSTITUTION by Daniel A. Takacs and directed by Van Dirk Fisher, on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 8PM EST and 5PM PST on Zoom.
by Student Blogger: Aingea Venuto - Apr 2, 2021
Whether you do it in-person with your 'quarantine bubble', or online using a service like Netflix Party or Discord's video screening feature, here are some theatre movies and pro-shots to add to your Friday night plans.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
Tulsa's Spotlight Theatre will officially reopen with The Drunkard, on May 1, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021
As part of their free and ongoing online series, The Cecilia Chorus of New York presents their Music Director Mark Shapiro in a co-curated Zoom collaboration featuring opera choruses, monologues and scenes from the greatest poet-dramatist in the English language.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 1, 2021
As part of their free and ongoing online series, The Cecilia Chorus of New York presents their Music Director Mark Shapiro and actor Chauncy Thomas in a co-curated Zoom collaboration featuring opera choruses, monologues and scenes from the greatest poet-dramatist in the English language.