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The Merchant of Venice - 1986 - 1986 Off-Broadway Articles Page 102

by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2005
Billy Porter celebrates his solo CD with performance at Tower Records, Lincoln Center on September 28th.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2005
Elizabeth Marvel and Bryon Jennings will enact scenes from Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra while Shakespearean expert Kristin Linklater will moderate the reading on September 26th
by James Howard - Oct 9, 2006
The Award-winnning epic drama of the 90's comes to Baltimore's Spotlighters Theatre more relevant and surprising than ever.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2006
Eight-time Oscar-nominee and two-time Tony Award-winner Al Pacino has been selected by the American Film Institute's (AFI) Board of Trustees to receive the 35th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film, it was announced today by Sir Howard Stringer, chair of the AFI Board of Trustees
by Jake Brunger - Oct 17, 2005
I Am My Own Wife comes to London as part of worldwide tour, Jeremy Irons and Woody Harrelson return to the West End and the Royal Court unveils its 50th Anniversary plans.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2005
Jeremy Irons will make his long-awaited return to the London stage in Embers, a new play by Christopher Hampton and directed by Michael Blakemore that will open on March 1st, 2006
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2005
Billy Porter will perform songs from his new CD At the Corner of Broadway and Soul at Joe's Pub on November 28th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2006
Makor has announced its December line-up, featuring play readings, concerts and more.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2005
Philip Quast will play Juan Peron in the London revival of Evita that will open in May of 2006
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2005
Theatre and opera director Michael Edwards has signed on to stage the Broadway-bound musical A Tale of Two Cities
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2006
F. Murray Abraham, winner of the Academy Award for his portrayal of Salieri in Peter Shaffer's 1984 film Amadeus, will return to the 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center on Wednesday, December 6th at 8 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2006
Christine Baranski's next stage role may be none other than the Queen of the Nile, according to a recent interview
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2006
On May 4th, Brian Friel's Faith Healer, starring Cherry Jones, Ralph Fiennes and Ian McDiarmid, opens on Broadway
by Ryan Woods - May 29, 2007
Take Flight is a new musical by award-winning song writing duo Richard Maltby, Jr., and David Shire, with book by John Weidman. The creative team sees the award-winning trio of Sam Buntrock (Director), David Farley (Designer) and Caroline Humphris (Musical Supervisor) return fresh from their Olivier Award-winning success with Sunday in the Park with George.
by Jake Brunger - May 21, 2007
After a jam-packed Autumn season last year, with 8 musicals in 8 weeks, the West End goes one better and gives us 10 musicals to look forward to over the summer months. With Broadway imports, popular reality TV cast musicals, new musicals and short-run revivals, there's certainly something for everyone, so read on for the full lowdown..
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2007
Coming off an acclaimed performance as Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, Oscar-winner F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus) will perform excerpts from the play on Saturday, May 26 at 10 p.m. at the 12th Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts at Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue, between E. 9th and 10th Streets) in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2006
Grey Gardens, which recently concluded its sold out World Premiere production at Playwrights Horizons, will open on Broadway this Fall with performances beginning in October at The Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2007
Oscar-nominee Sigourney Weaver, who will next appear Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurney's Crazy Mary at Playwrights Horizons, will star as Gypsy Rose Lee in the upcoming HBO film 'Gypsy and Me'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2006
Philip Seymour Hoffman won an Academy Award for Leading Actor for his starring role as Capote in the film of the same name.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2007
Repertory Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director James Bundy and Managing Director Victoria Nolan, will present three re-imagined classics, a rediscovered play from the mid-twentieth century, and a world premiere during its 42nd season in 2007-2008.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2007
Trevor Nunn's West End revival of Porgy and Bess will close in order to make room for a new production of Fiddler on the Roof starring Olivier Award-winner Henry Goodman as Tevye.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2006
Ken Page and Natascia Diaz were among the winners of the first annual Kevin Kline Awards for St. Louis theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2007
The Stratford Festival of Canada has opened its 55th season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2006
Sigourney Weaver will return to the stage in Crazy Mary, a world premiere play by A.R. Gurney that will be presented at the Playwrights Horizons Mainstage in May of 2007
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - Jun 5, 2006
Michael Siberry is enjoying life on the road as he tours the U.S. and Canada playing King Arthur in Monty Python's SPAMALOT.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2006
Joining previously announced two-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep in the highly anticipated Delacorte Theatre production of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage will be Christopher Walken
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2006
While Edward Hibbert performs in the Los Angeles premiere of Kander and Ebb's Curtains at the Ahmanson Theatre, Noble Shropshire will take on his role as dry-witted Underling in The Drowsy Chaperone from July 3rd through September 10th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2007
Yale School of Drama's Summer Cabaret will open its 2007 season with Falk Richter's God is a DJ, a multimedia 'reality' event on stage, directed by Mike Donahue
by Ryan Woods - Jun 1, 2007
Neil D'Souza's new play Small Miracle, which receives its world premiere at Colchester's Mercury Theatre on 1 June, will transfer to the Tricycle Theatre from Tuesday 19 June (press night). Directed by Janice Dunn, Small Miracle is designed by Chloe Lamford, with lighting by Tony Simpson and sound by Marcus Christensen.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2007
Lynn Collins will star in MCC Theater's New York premiere production of A Very Common Procedure by playwright Courtney Baron, to be directed by Obie Award-winner Michael Greif
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2007
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), whose current three-play season explores images of Jews as outsiders in the predominantly Christian society of pre-20th-century Europe, has scheduled four free staged readings of modern plays exploring the same controversial theme beginning February 5.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2006
The California Shakespeare Theater will host a number of summer theater camps, and is seeking campers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2006
Variety reports that the show will start previews on April 18, and open on May 4 for a 15 week run at Broadway's Booth Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2006
Today (Monday, January 23), The National Tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Pythons SPAMALOT, begins rehearsals in New York, prior to a first performance in Boston on March 7 at the Colonial Theatre. Other cities confirmed for the tour include Chicago, Washington DC, Pittsburgh and Atlanta, with more dates to follow.
by Scott Miller - Jan 22, 2006
Kevin Kline to participate in the first annual Kevin Kline Awards ceremony on March 20 in St. Louis, to be hosted by Broadway star Jason Danieley
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2007
Cast to feature Peter Weller as Frank Lloyd Wright, Harris Yulin as Louis Sullivan, Chris Henry Coffey, Holley Fain, Mary Beth Fisher, Maggie Siff, Jeremy Strong and Jay Whittaker
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2007
THE LAST JOURNEY, a new play by Tricia Walsh-Smith, will be presented on Monday, January 22 at 7 p.m. at the Westport Country Playhouse in Connecticut as part of Westport's New Play Readings series.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2007
Over the next six months, Washington, D.C. audiences will be treated to a veritable banquet of Shakespeare plays
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2007
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by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2006
Ralph Fiennes and Ian McDiarmid will be seen in Faith Healer in Dublin beginning February 2nd and will be joined by Cherry Jones when the show opens on Broadway in May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2007
Oscar-winner F. Murray Abraham, who is currently starring in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and Marlowe's The Jew of Malta in repertory, will discuss those plays at the main branch of the New York Public Library
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2006
On February 15th, Christopher Hampton's play Embers, starring Jeremy Irons, will open in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2006
William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure opens at The Pearl Theatre Company on Sunday, March 5th and runs through Sunday, April 9th. Rachel Botchan (Richard III) and Sean McNall (The Gentleman Dancing Master) star and Beatrice Terry (Double Infidelity) directs.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2007
Acclaimed theatre stars Kathleen Chalfant and Laila Robins will star in a reading of Kristof Bathory's Garbo's Last Walk at the Arthur Seelan Theatre (250 W. 40th St.), located below the Drama Book Shop, on March 5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2005
F. Murray Abraham will headline two repertory productions of The Merchant of Venice and The Jew of Malta at Theatre for a New Audience in 2006
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 8, 2006
Cal Shakes presents 'The Merchant of Venice' beginning August 9 until September 3 in Orinda.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2007
The American Theatre Wing will honor Carol Channing, James Earl Jones and Tommy Tune at its Annual Spring Gala on Monday, June 4, 2007.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2006
The Actors' Fund of America will celebrate Shakespeare's 442nd birthday at noon on Monday, April 17, with a birthday party and groundbreaking ceremony at The Lillian Booth Actors' Home, the New Jersey residence for retired entertainment professionals; James Earl Jones and Brian Stokes Mitchell will take part in the festivities
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2007
The Drama League has announced nominations for the 2006-07 Drama League Awards, to be awarded at the 73rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 11, 2007
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2006
James Badge Dale ('24'), Emmy and Golden Globe Nominee Wendie Malick ('Just Shoot Me'), Mark Moses ('Desperate Housewives') and Ashley Williams ('Huff,' 'Good Morning Miami') will star in the U.S. premiere of BURLEIGH GRIME$.