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Photo Flash: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2010

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to announce that the John W. Henry Family Foundation will be the lead sponsor for this summer's production of OTHELLO, starring Seth Gilliam as Othello and James Waterston as Iago. (more...)

Moonlight Stage Productions Closes OKLAHOMA 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2010

To open its 30th anniversary summer season, Moonlight Stage Productions presents the most American of American musicals, Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! from July 14-31 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. (more...)

Lea Delaria Live! Plays The Manor Emperor Showroom 7/31
by Beau Higgins - Jul 31, 2010

Lea DeLaria will be presenting two nights of comedy and song at the Manor Epic Showroom Friday, July 30th and July 31st at 7:30 p.m. for the benefit of Rising Action Theatre. This is the first partnership between Rising Action Theatre and The Manor Complex. 'We anticipate this will be a great success, and we plan to do more of these events in the future,' says David Goldyn, Rising Action's Producing Artistic Director. Sponsors of the event are Hot Spots Magazine, Mark Magazine, and the South Florida Gay News. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: West End PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE to Transfer to Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Jul 30, 2010

The New York Times reports that Neil Simon's THE PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE, currently playing the West End's Vaudeville Theater through September 25, may see a Broadway transfer. (more...)

NAKED IN A FISHBOWL Returns to the SoHo Playhouse, Closes 8/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2010

Dragonchase Productions is happy to present Season 4 of Naked in a Fishbowl for a 10-week run at the SoHo Playhouse. Opening Night is Monday, June 7th at 7:00 pm. (more...)

2010 Houston Shakespeare Festival Offers Free Performances, Runs 7/30-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

Summer's here. For many Houstonians, it's the season for swimming pools, sun tans and, of course, Shakespeare. (more...)

First Folio Theatre Presents TWELFTH NIGHT Through 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

First Folio's Season of Passion closes with Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's most romantic comedy, performed under the stars at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. Set during the height of the British Raj, Michael Goldberg's production combines the beauty of 19 th C.India with the glorious elegance of Shakespeare's most romantic comedy. (more...)

Trey McIntyre Returns To Jacob's Pillow With ARRANTZA & Other Works 8/4-8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

In the company's only East Coast engagement in 2010, Trey McIntyre Project will perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival August 4-8. (more...)

Two Gentlemen of Verona and King Arthur Close at Starr Jaycee Park, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

Water Works Theatre company proudly announces that its tenth anniversary production will be Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona directed by Barton Bund. The theatre company will also present Lane Riosley's The Commedia King Arthur and expand its popular kids camp, KidsAct! to include a program for Teens. All three programs will take place during the 10th Annual Shakespeare In The Park in Royal Oak , July 22 - August 8 in Starr Jaycee Park - 1101 West 13 Mile Road , Royal Oak MI 48073 . Tickets for both shows ($6-$18) and registration for the KidsAct! kids camps ($175 per child) are now available online at www.waterworkstheatre.com, A complete performance schedule follows this release. (more...)

First Folio Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 7/7-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

First Folio's Season of Passion closes with Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's most romantic comedy, performed under the stars at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. Set during the height of the British Raj, Michael Goldberg's production combines the beauty of 19th C. India with the glorious elegance of Shakespeare's most romantic comedy. (more...)

First Folio Presents TWELFTH NIGHT, Runs 7/7-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

First Folio's Season of Passion closes with Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's most romantic comedy, performed under the stars at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook. Set during the height of the British Raj, Michael Goldberg's production combines the beauty of 19th C. India with the glorious elegance of Shakespeare's most romantic comedy. (more...)

Shakespeare In The Park in Royal Oak Opens With TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

Water Works Theatre Company proudly announces the cast for The Two Gentlemen of Verona, its selection for the tenth anniversary production of Shakespeare in the Park in Royal Oak. (more...)

KING ARTHUR Plays Water Works Theatre Company, 7/27-8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2010

Water Works Theatre Company is excited to announce that Lane Riosley's The Commedia Tales of King Arthur will be its second annual daytime family show as part of the 10th Annual Shakespeare In The Park in Royal Oak. Tickets ($6) are now available online at www.waterworkstheatre.com. The family oriented comedy, perfect for children of all ages, will be performed Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7pm as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings at 11am July 27 - August 8 in Starr Jaycee Park - 1101 West 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak MI 48073. A complete performance schedule follows this release. (more...)

Pulse Ensemble Sets Macbeth in Afghanistan 8/7-8, 8/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2010

As the culminating event of its twentieth season, Pulse Theatre Ensemble, under the direction of Alexa Kelly, will present a Free Shakespeare production of 'Macbeth' in Governors Island August 7-8 and Riverbank State Park August 12-28. (more...)

Shakespeare for Kids Ends Run at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2010

Romeo and Juliet and their zany Robot take Shakespeare's masterpiece and break-dance it down for kids in the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Shakespeare for Kids. The production runs July 28-31 and August 3-7 at 10am at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University. (more...)

Dog Run Rep Presents World Premiere of THE MAN WHO ATE MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER, 9/10-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2010

DOG RUN REP is pleased to announce the world premiere of The Man Who Ate Michael Rockefeller, a new play by Jeff Cohen based on the short story by Christopher Stokes, directed by Alfred Preisser. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Tours SHAKESPEARE ON LOVE, Aug. 7-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2010

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to announce the return of Tour of the Parks running August 7 through August 19. As part of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's educational outreach program, Shakespeare on Love will be touring several local parks to encourage youth and families to discover the beauty of Shakespeare's work and the magic of live theater. (more...)

Family Friendly Robin Hood Closes at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival 8/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2010

With a sense of humor equal to their sense of adventure, Robin Hood and his Merry Men pursue villains and victories in the Sherwood Forest in a lively new adaptation on stage at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival June 4 through August 7. (more...)

University of Adelaide Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, August 7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2010

University of Adelaide Theatre Guild Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream (more...)

Willamette Shakespeare Returns To Portland With A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2010

Willamette Shakespeare's 2010 Season is on! Willamette Shakespeare is returning to Portland and the Valley with 'A Midsummer Night's Dream.' (more...)

TopDog Productions & Elephant Theatre Co Open TOPDOG/UNDERDOG 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2010

TopDog Productions in a co-production with the Elephant Theatre Company are thrilled to announce the Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Marty Papazian. (more...)

World Premiere of YORKTOWN Plays the Abingdon, 8/6-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2010

THE DRAMA GARDEN is pleased to present the world premiere of YORKTOWN by ROBERT MANNS (The Swan that Slept, Lincoln in the White House) and directed by DDCC Award Nominee ERIC C. DENTE. (more...)

Water Works and Terp Theatre Close The Two Gentlemen of Verona 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2010

Water Works Theatre Company and Terp Theatre have partnered to bring Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona to life for hearing and deaf audiences. (more...)

Inner City Youth Overcome Struggles through Program at Stella Adler, 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2010

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Outreach Division will perform Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' on August 6th after a free five-week intensive for underprivileged New York City youth. (more...)

South Coast Rep Adds World Premiere COMPLETENESS to 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

South Coast Repertory has added the world premiere production of Itamar Moses' romantic comedy Completeness to its 2010-2011 season. The play delighted audiences during its reading at SCR's Pacific Playwright's Festival earlier this year under the direction of Pam MacKinnon, who will also direct this production. (more...)

RTW Opens Season With REASONS TO BE PRETTY, Tickets On Sale 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) opens its 2010-11 mainstage season with REASONS TO BE PRETTY by Neil LaBute. RTW Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director, Suzan Fete will direct this play featuring Lenny Banovez, Carrie Coon, Georgina McKee and Steve Wojtas. (more...)

New American Shakespeare Tavern Presents SHREW, AS YOU LIKE IT & MIDSUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The New American Shakespeare Tavern presents The Taming of the Shrew IN REPERTORY WITH As You Like It and A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

A.R.T. Presents CABARET Starring Amanda Palmer 8/31-10/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

American Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative team for CABARET by Kander and Ebb directed by Steven Bogart starring Amanda Palmer as the Emcee (more...)

Housten Shakespeare Fest Founder Honored by City, Aug. 6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2010

For 36 years, University of Houston professor emeritus Sidney Berger has been a driving force behind the Houston Shakespeare Festival. Each summer, the event provides Houstonians an opportunity to celebrate the Bard's work during performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

NOISES OFF, BLITHE SPIRIT Highlight A Noise Within's 2010-11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2010

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company led by Co-Founders/Co-Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, announces its 2010-11 season featuring seven productions. Presented from September 2010 to June 2011 are the West Coast premiere of Neil Bartlett's new adaptation of Charles Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS, a reprise of ANW's critically acclaimed and popular staging of Michael Frayn's NOISES OFF, Shakespeare's MEASURE FOR MEASURE and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, Noel Coward's BLITHE SPIRIT, Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE, and Eugene Ionesco's THE CHAIRS. The season, ANW's 19th and last in its current Glendale location before moving in Fall 2011 to a spectacular new Pasadena venue, concludes with three retrospective evenings of the company's many years in Glendale. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris to Produce ACCOMPLICE at Menier this Fall; Full Autumn/Winter Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2010

The Menier Chocolate Factory announces its Autumn/Winter 2010 season beginning with the European premiere of Accomplice - part game, part theatre, part tour around the streets of SE1. Accomplice is followed by Jonathan Munby's production of Caryl Churchill's A Number starring Timothy and Samuel West, and Ken Hill's The Invisible Man directed by Ian Talbot. (more...)

Classic Stage Company Presents Sarah Ruhl's ORLANDO, Opens 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2010

Classic Stage Company presents the New York premiere of Sarah Ruhl's ORLANDO, adapted from the work of Virgina Woolf and directed by Rebecca Taichman. Performances begin September 8, 2010. (more...)

TopDog Productions & Elephant Theatre Co's TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Begins Previews, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2010

TopDog Productions in a co-production with the Elephant Theatre Company are thrilled to announce the Los Angeles Intimate Theatre Premiere of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, TOPDOG/UNDERDOG, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Marty Papazian. (more...)

Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre¬'s Classical Acting Academy Presents HENRY V 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2010

The Classical Acting Academy, a program of The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, offers Henry V by William Shakespeare directed by Aaron Cromie. This production is Aaron Cromie's Shakespeare directorial debut. The production features a talented company of early-career actors and production staff. (more...)

Trey McIntyre Returns To Jacob's Pillow With ARRANTZA & Other Works 8/4-8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2010

In the company's only East Coast engagement in 2010, Trey McIntyre Project will perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival August 4-8. (more...)

Tony-Nominee Christopher Fitzgerald Plays Birdland, 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2010

Jim Caruso is delighted to present two-time Tony-nominee Christopher Fitzgerald in concert as part of the Broadway at Birdland series. The event will take place on Monday, September 13 at 7pm. The musical director for the evening will be David Turner. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Tours SHAKESPEARE ON LOVE, Aug. 7-19
by Jessikah Hackett - Aug 3, 2010

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) is pleased to announce the return of Tour of the Parks running August 7 through August 19. As part of Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's educational outreach program, Shakespeare on Love will be touring several local parks to encourage youth and families to discover the beauty of Shakespeare's work and the magic of live theater. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents DADDY LONG LEGS 9/16-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2010

Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans announce the new musical Daddy Long Legs, directed by John Caird, the Tony and Olivier Award-winning director of Les Misérables, with music and lyrics by Paul Gordon, composer of Jane Eyre. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company Concludes Its 27th Season With MACBETH 8/13-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2010

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC) Artistic Directors Vivienne Benesch and Ethan McSweeny today announced the final production of the 2010 season: William Shakespeare's Macbeth. Directed by CTC veteran Andrew Borba and featuring CTC's full complement of 14 Conservatory members, Macbeth opens on August 13 and runs through August 21. (more...)

Inner City Youth Tackle Shakespeare at Stella Adler Studio of Acting
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2010

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Outreach Division will perform Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' on August 6th after a free five-week intensive for underprivileged New York City youth. (more...)

Hernandez Completes Cast for Public's CAPEMAN Concert at the Delacorte
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2010

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for the concert version of Paul Simon's THE CAPEMAN, running August 14-16 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Ivan Hernandez completes the cast as Salvador Agrón. All performances for the three night concert version of THE CAPEMAN will be at 8 p.m. Free tickets will be distributed the day of the show. (more...)

The California Central Coast's Abundant August Theatre Offerings
by Curt Miner - Aug 2, 2010

As we start our way into August, the California Central Coast live performance and theatre options just keep getting better and better, although time is short in some cases - so make your reservations before it's too late! (more...)

Humber River Shakespeare's TAMING OF THE SHREW Closes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2010

The Humber River Shakespeare Company's annual outdoor theatre performances have become a popular summer tradition in the Humber and York regions. This year, the company returns for a third season with the touring production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, from Tuesday, July 6th to Monday, August 2nd. For the first time, the company will be touring in Alton, Mississauga and Caledon East. (more...)

WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FEST Hosts Cabaret With James and Greg Naughton 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2010

Williamstown Theatre Festival is excited to announce a special one-night only Main Stage benefit cabaret featuring James and Greg Naughton. This father-son duo are Williamstown Theatre Festival family members and have graced the WTF stage for years. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Guest Star on Modern Family
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

TV Guide is reporting that ADDAMS FAMILY star Nathan Lane will guest star early this fall on the hit ABC show Modern Family (which is home to fellow Broadway baby Jesse Tyler Ferguson) playing a friend to the characters of Cameron and Mitchell. (more...)

Shakespeare in the Park Ends Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

The Public Theater has announced additional casting for the 2010 Shakespeare in the Park summer season featuring THE WINTER'S TALE, directed by Michael Greif, and THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, directed by Daniel Sullivan, in repertory June 9-August 1. (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Summer Festival Ends At Griffith Park
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

The LA Times reports that LA's Independent Shakespeare Co., which has been performing at Hollywood's Barnsdall Art Park, will move to a bigger and better venue this summer when it presents its Griffith Park Shakespeare Festival on the east side of Griffith Park. (more...)

North Coast Repertory Theatre's SPELLING BEE Ends
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present The San Diego Premiere of a two-time Tony Award winning musical. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin, conceived by Rebecca Feldman, directed by Rick Simas (more...)

First Folio Offers Special Matinee Performance of MIDSUMMER 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

As part of its continuing commitment to offering the best in family entertainment, First Folio Theatre has added a special low-priced matinee performance to its outdoor summer schedule. (more...)

Sonnet Repertory Theatre's TWELFTH NIGHT Ends Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2010

Following their sold out run of Richard II, Sonnet Repertory Theatre presents Twelfth Night at The Theatre at St. Clement's this July. Director Michael Lluberes brings a new vision of Twelfth Night to the Sonnet Rep stage. By turns sad and hilarious, this Twelfth Night is an exploration of love in all its forms: obsessive, beautiful, sexy, manic and mad. (more...)

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