Don Juan

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by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
Getting Married, Shaw's satire scrutinizing the institution of marriage and various other "social norms", begins previews May 10 at the Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre. Director Tanja Jacobs transfers Shaw's timeless and witty comedy to the 1950s - a decade of simmering societal change and where the age-old question "is getting marriage really worth the trouble?" resonates with new relevance.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
The Houston Symphony announced today the details of its free, family-friendly Neighborhood Concerts and ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights. A summer tradition, these evening concerts are held in casual and accessible venues across Greater Houston, bringing the Houston Symphony to people of all ages and backgrounds.
by Barry Lenny - May 5, 2019
The cast features a good many of Adelaide's favourite singers.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019
It's a Toldeo Surprise! Theatre Tallahassee will present The Drowsy Chaperone Aug. 15 through Sept. 1.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that it will produce Intimate Apparel, a new opera with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and a libretto by Lynn Nottage, based on her critically acclaimed play.  The production, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, February 27 and open on Monday, March 23 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2019
Don Juan is the boldest and greatest of men, seducing, fighting, and charming his way through life. He does whatever he wants and to hell with the consequences. He lives big, loves big, and leaves a trail of broken hearts in his wake - when was the last time we approached the art of seduction so boldly? Leave your inhibitions at the door and join the revelry with Don Juan on Wednesday 10 - Thursday 11 July at the Pavilion Theatre.
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 21, 2019
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is excitingly welcoming the return of the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg with the West Coast Premiere of The Pygmalion Effect May 24-26, 2019 A new ballet from the company's award-winning artistic director and choreographer, Boris Eifman, The Pygmalion Effect is inspired by the Greek mythological tale of Pygmalion - a sculptor who became infatuated with his own life-like carving of a beautiful girl. Renowned for works that are 'bold, psychological and highly theatrical' (The New York Times), Boris Eifman infuses his signature choreographic style into this dynamic new production, set to a score by 'The Waltz King' Johann Strauss II. The Pygmalion Effect received its world premiere in St. Petersburg's Alexandrinsky Theatre on February 6, 2019. This new production marks choreographer Boris Eifman's return to the genre of comedy or, more accurately, tragicomedy; a form which the choreographer has perfected. Eifman offers the audience a balletic interpretation of the archetypical story of Pygmalion. In the ballet the protagonist is a successful ballroom dancer who transforms a clumsy girl into a virtuoso performer. In this production, Eifman presents a comprehensive artistic and philosophical portrayal of a human personality's remarkable flexibility and ability to adjust in response to set aims and aspirations. The title is a reference to a well-known physiological phenomenon whereby a person's performance is positively influenced by the expectations of others.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 21, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Tartan, kilts and braw melodies from the beloved romantic classic Lerner and Loewe's Brigadoon brings a wee bit of Scottish delight to The Shaw's Festival Theatre beginning May 5. The season's main stage musical, directed by Glynis Leyshon, with a revised book by Brian Hill; brilliantly brings the windswept wonder and ethereal charm of this enduring tale of love to life. A feast of song and dance, the Shaw Festival production also includes music direction by Paul Sportelli and choreography by Linda Garneau, with fight direction by John Stead.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the gripping drama, "Skeleton Crew," written by 2018 MacArthur "Genius Grant" Fellow Dominique Morisseau and directed by LA Williams, from June 4 through June 22. 
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for Artistic Director Michael Longhurst's inaugural Donmar production Europe by David Greig. Joining previously announced cast members Billy Howle (Berlin), Kevork Malikyan (Sava), Faye Marsay (Adele), Stephen Wight (Billy) and Shane Zaza (Morocco) will be Theo Barklem-Biggs as Horse, Ron Cook as Fret and Natalia Tena as Katia.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019
Taking the lead in Exchange Theatre's thrilling political adaptation of Jean-Paul Sartre's classic The Flies is French actress Meena Rayann (Game of Thrones, HBO; Hilda, Odds On Productions 2019; multi-award winning No Love Lost, Intelligent Ink Films) as the downtrodden Electra and in his professional debut Samy Elkhatib will appear as vengeful brother Orestes.
by Barry Lenny - May 12, 2019
The company covers all of the bases to ensure a good night out.
by Barry Lenny - May 12, 2019
Davies gives a fine performance in the role of the libertine.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the June Workshop, How to Write a Musical That Works, Part 3: Reckoning and Resolution on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 10:00am to 6:00pm at Shetler Studios, 244 W. 54th Street, 11th floor.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
Como una exposición “cuya magnífica curaduría y la riqueza de su acervo causará sorpresas en los visitantes”, calificó la arquitecta Dolores Martínez –subdirectora del Patrimonio del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL)- la muestra Tiempo de labor, juego y ocio, durante la apertura de la misma el pasado jueves por la noche.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
Portland Stage presents 30th Annual Little Festival of the Unexpected Tuesday, May 7 - Saturday, May 11. Sponsored by Coffee By Design. The festival will feature works by the 2018 Clauder Competition Winners Laura Edmondson, John Minigan, and Brendan Pelsue (see more on playwrights below). Anita Stewart, Executive and Artistic Director elaborates "Little Festival is an opportunity for our audience to engage directly with writers and directors working on new plays.  I love that we can all participate together in the new play development process.'  
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019
Avant Bard has announced that Khalil Kain has had to withdraw from the cast of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG due to unforeseen personal circumstances. But Avant Bard is happy to announce that Jeremy Keith Hunter has joined the production. Jeremy will play opposite Louis E. Davis in the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy by Suzan-Lori Parks about two African American brothers grappling for destiny. The production runs from March 14 to April 14, 2019, at Gunston Arts Center Theatre Two in Arlington.
by Walter McBride - Mar 9, 2019
BroadwayWorld reported last week that Katherine Helmond, the Tony-nominated and Emmy-nominated actress, passed away February 23 of Alzheimer's complications at her home in Los Angeles. She was 89. Today, BroadwayWorld is remembering Helmond with a look back into our photo archives.
by David Sousa Lopes - Mar 5, 2019
Last Saturday, the Kinneksbond was proud to present the ballet Don Juan, once again delighting the audience with a production put together by the Opera-Theatre de Metz Metropole. The show was preceded by the shorter story Les Amours d'Alexandre et de Roxane, a simple yet charming tale about the effects that love can have even on enemy nations at the peak of a conflict.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast for the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019
Con el propósito de generar espacios donde la comunidad artística pueda expresarse y tener un desarrollo interdisciplinar e integral se llevará a cabo el V Encuentro de Danza Popular Mexicana, del 28 al 30 de marzo, en la Academia de la Danza Mexicana (ADM) del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
Award winning composer and pianist Dustin O'Halloran (Marie Antoinette, Lion, Transparent) whose “sublime” and “enveloping” (DIS) music creates “altered states” (Mojo) teams with choreographer and Company Wayne McGregor member Fukiko Takase to explore ideas of technology, humanity and mind-body dualism in a new electronics-forward existentialist performance 1 0 0 1. As we approach the age of AI, the collaborators ask: how will a new form of consciousness manifest inside a body? What will happen to our soul? 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019
The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents THE MISANTHROPE, by Moliere and directed by Nicholas Rapp.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to continue the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Mar 15, 2019
Estamos en plena semana grande en Valencia, y el Teatro Musical tiene su propio homenaje en Valencia gracias a la falla Convento Jerusalen, que ofrece su propia vision satirica de la actualidad a traves del Teatro Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
​​​​​​​Shaw Festival Board Chair Peter E.S. Jewett welcomed today two new ex officio members to the Shaw Festival Board of Trustees: Betty Disero, newly elected Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Laurie Harley, Shaw Guild president.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
by TV News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
Katherine Helmond, the Tony-nominated and Emmy-nominated actress, has passed away February 23 of Alzheimer's complications at her home in Los Angeles, according to Deadline. She was 89.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
La Compañía Nacional de Teatro del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL) realizó el domingo 2 de junio un homenaje a Rosenda Monteros, actriz emérita de la CNTeatro, en la última función de la temporada de La Celestina, obra clásica que dirigiría en conjunto con Ruby Tagle, quien quedó al frente del proyecto tras el fallecimiento de Rosenda en diciembre pasado.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Blockchain Theater Project (BTP), founded by Sofia Alvarez and Nicola Korzenko, is a new theater company that empowers artists to produce the work they create, funded in part by cryptocurrency donations. Like Bitcoin and other blockchains, BTP eliminates the institutional gatekeeper, creating a peer-to-peer model of support where the next play to be produced will be nominated by the playwright of the current production. Alvarez's NYLON will start this chain.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
Michigan Opera Theatre (MOT) announced today details of its 2019-20 season. The opera series features beloved classics "Don Giovanni" and "Pagliacci;" works long-absent from the MOT repertoire, "Sweeney Todd" and "Gianni Schicchi," and the highly-anticipated company premiere of "Champion," a contemporary American opera. The dance series features the return of American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet and Dance Theatre of Harlem, as well as the Detroit Opera House premiere of French contemporary ballet company Malandain Ballet Biarritz. An Oct. 12 gala concert, featuring acclaimed American Tenor Michael Fabiano and principal dancers from American Ballet Theatre, will serve to launch the season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019
The 2017 Tony Award nominee for Best Play, A Doll's House, Part 2, makes its Seattle debut at Seattle Rep this spring, helmed by the extraordinary talents of Michael Winters (The Cider House Rules) and Pamela Reed (The Humans, 2017). Written by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath and directed by Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham, A Doll's House, Part 2 runs March 15 - April 28, 2019 (opening night is March 20, 2019) on the Leo K. stage. Single tickets are on sale now (starting at $17) and are available through the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206.443.2222 or online at SeattleRep.org.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019
Totally Outrageous Brunch at The Sayers Club at SLS Las Vegas is an insatiable comedy spectacle filled with awe at every turn. Starring international glamour-puss Ester Goldberg along with her cast of talented and unpredictable friends, this show will shock, mock and rock your socks off. A total Vegas experience where one thing's for sure...brunch will never be the same!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019
The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents THE MISANTHROPE, by Moliere and directed by Nicholas Rapp.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
Concert Artists Guild announces that pianist Dominic Cheli, Co-First Prize Winner of the 2017 CAG Competition, will give his Weill Recital Hall debut on Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30pm. Dominic will perform works by Liszt, Scriabin, Brahms, Carl Vine, and the world premiere of Softly her tower crumbled in the sweet silent sun by David Hertzberg—a co-commission by the BMI Foundation and CAG.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents THE MISANTHROPE, by Moliere and directed by Nicholas Rapp.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
Mezzo-soprano Clementine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera's ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don Jose. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langree share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre's powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Baritone Peter Mattei and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni star as opera's most notorious seducer in Mozart's masterpiece of dark comedy. Cornelius Meister makes his Met debut conducting performances that also include sopranos Rachel Willis-Sørensen and Guanqun Yu as Donna Anna, sopranos Federica Lombardi and Susanna Phillips as Donna Elvira, and basses Ildar Abdrazakov and Adam Plachetka as Leporello. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019
Directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, the beloved comedy will officially open on Tuesday, June 11 and will run through Sunday, June 23.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
The Shaw Festival returns to the wondrous world of Narnia for a second time with a new adaptation of C.S. Lewis's The Horse and His Boy. Directed by Christine Brubaker and adapted by Governor General's Award-nominee and playwright Anna Chatterton, this world premiere opens the Shaw Festival's 2019 season on April 6 at the Festival Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
Pittsburgh Public Theater is proud to present the Pittsburgh premiere of Paula Vogel's Tony Award-nominated play, Indecent, directed by Carnegie Mellon University graduate Risa Brainin. Indecent runs April 18 - May 19, 2019 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600, go to ppt.org, or visit the Box Office.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019
Theatre Royal Bath today announces four additional productions - Vienna 1934-Munich 1938, The Life I Lead, Trying It On and The Man in the White Suit, to complete its Summer Season 2019 programme and further casting with Katherine Parkinson, Janie Dee as well as Vanessa Redgrave, Miles Jupp and David Edgar among the stars set to take to the stage in both treasured classics and acclaimed new works.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019
In the Spring of 2001 playwright Patrick Riviere finished the first draft of his play The House of Nunzio. It was not his first play, but his first in years. By the fall of 2003, the full-length play described as a 'humorous drama' had been named a semi-finalist in two national playwriting competitions, had been given a reading at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios and was selected for a developmental workshop at Manhattan Theatre Source. It seemed as if the play was destined for a world premiere and yet the playwright struggled to find anyone who wanted to produce it, despite the accolades and preliminary interest from some theaters.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Baruch Performing Arts Center, along with New York-based theater company Blessed Unrest and Teatri ODA of Kosovo, will co-present the World Premiere of Refuge from April 25 - May 11 @ 7:30, with a variable weekly schedule and a 5pm performance Sun May 5 (Opening Night April 27) at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25 Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
The season kicks off with Mamma Mia opening August 9 and closing September 1, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
A modern story of obsession, love, and the type of masculinity that makes love impossible, Story and Her is a production about a middle-aged Casanova, the trap of his existence, and the true love he couldn't keep.  Story and Her will be presented on May 10, 2019 at 8pm, at the Wild Project (195 E. 3rd Street, NYC) as a feature of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival.
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