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The Merchant of Venice - 1986 - 1986 Off-Broadway Articles Page 2

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2020
Billy Porter has made a name for himself as a fashion icon, appearing on red carpets in unique and over-the-top looks that have made headlines. Now, the actor has revealed that he is considering launching his own fashion line.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Jon Culshaw will star as 'Bill Bryson' in a brand-new stage production of Bryson's award-winning memoir NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND adapted by BAFTA and Olivier Award winning playwright Tim Whitnall. Directed by the Watermill's Artistic Director Paul Hart, the production will have its world premiere in Newbury on Thursday 24 September and play until Saturday 31 October, with a national press night on Monday 28 September. The production will then tour to Malvern, Cambridge, and Richmond, with further dates to announced.
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 3, 2020
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is officially in previews on Broadway! Two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and Rupert Everett star on Broadway in Edward Albee's seminal drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, this production also stars Russell Tovey and 2019 Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter, with Sonnet 8.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
Billy Porter took to Instagram to issue a fashion challenge to his followers with the instructions: Be creative!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
Patrick Stewart returned today with another of Shakespeare's sonnets to lift the spirits of his social media followers.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter with Sonnet 2. Sebastian Arcelus has also taken up reading Shakespeare on Twitter. Watch his rendition of Sonnet 105!
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 24, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter with Sonnet 3.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
At a time when social distancing is keeping us from live theatre, Patrick Stewart is doing his part by reading Shakespeare on Twitter!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
Dame Judi Dench and a handful of great British stage actors have come together to spread some Shakespeare from isolation.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
Billy Porter will voice the character of Desmond on tonight's episode of The Simpson's!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
The RSC has announced that many of their productions are available to stream on Marquee TV.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
Following the UK Government's official guidance, Shakespeare's Globe is Closed to the Public Until Further Notice, ceasing performances, education activities and tours.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
Rose Theatre Kingston has released the following statement regarding upcoming performances: 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) has announced that, due to the venue closure of the Boston Center for the Arts, the production of The Merchant of Venice is postponed until further notice as of today, Friday, March 13, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2020
Janelle Monae opens Oscars 2020 with a rousing performance covering some of the year's biggest films. Billy Porter joined Monae during the opening number, singing Elton John's 'I'm Still Standing.' 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2020
Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) continues its 16th season with The Merchant of Venice, performed at the Plaza Theatre, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA. Performances run March 11-April 5, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
A major co-production between five leading regional theatres in Autumn 2020, The Merchant of Venice will star Tracy Ann Oberman (EastEnders, Friday Night Dinner, Toast of London) in the role of Shylock and will be directed by Brigid Larmour, Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is looking forward to becoming a dad for the first time, but he admits to “superstar mom” Kelly Clarkson that he has no idea what he's doing! Jesse also dishes that while he's excited about this next chapter, he's very sad to see “Modern Family” end this season. He reveals that he's already cried multiple times on set thinking about the end -- when he lets himself think about it at all, that is.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
The Billie Holiday Theatre is proud to announce the cast and selected writers for the fourth monologue showcase of its popular series - 50in50: Letters to Our Sons.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
After a sell out and Offie-nominated a?oeHolding the Mana?? comes a revival of Look Back in Anger by John Osborne.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
Monday, April 13 at 5 pm EST, Richard Skipper interviews Linda Purl for an intimate chat on how the coronavirus has affected her, and on her advice to her many fans. Plus, they'll be responding to your comments and questions. Imagine a?oeInside the Actor's Studio,a?? but with Skipper's own personal style.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter. This time he is reading Sonnet 16.
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Billy Porter is keeping himself very busy in quarantine! On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Porter video chats with Fallon and shares that he is working on a slew of creative endeavors during his time at home.
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
Billy Porter has released a soul-stirring cover of Stephen Stills' “For What It's Worth,” as performed by Buffalo Springfield, continuing the legacy of using his art as a means to raise consciousness.
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 24, 2020
Billy Porter has announced that his new single 'For What It's Worth' is now available!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Butterfly Theatre Company has brought together a community of 150 people from all over the world to create a unique video version of Shylock's famous monologue from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, which has been released across its social media channels to mark Shakespeare's Birthday.
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 Herbert Paine - Apr 23, 2020
In creatively adapting to the current COVID-19 crisis, Southwest Shakespeare Company has announced an initiative featuring alternative online productions in its STANDING O SERIES and VIRTUAL CLASSICS LIVE!a??
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 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
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 34.
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 BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter, with a double feature. This time, he's reading Sonnets 27 and 28.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter. This time he is reading Sonnet 29.
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 13, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter. This time he is reading Sonnet 26.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's building may be closed but that hasn't stopped its creative reinvention of how the show must go on. Each week, actors from past productions are featured in 'throwback' videos on the company's Facebook page. Actors are submitting their own fresh takes of their previous performances from living rooms and backyards following stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The series of videos are a peek into the life of an actor while the country is on lockdown and a celebration of the undaunted spirit of the artist.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter. This time he is reading Sonnet 25. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter, with Sonnet 73.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter. This time he is reading Sonnet 23.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay posts on Twitter. This time he is reading Sonnet 24.