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by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Shakespeare & Company's season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Pulitzer Prize finalist The Waverly Gallery by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer. This powerful story sheds a heartrending and humorous light on the effects of senility on a family. Performances run from May 23rd - July 14th in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's much-loved Zog comes to life at Worthing's Pavilion Theatre from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 June. Large in size, and keen in nature, Zog is so eager to win a golden star at Madam Dragon's school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know. Zog tries so very hard, perhaps too hard, and he bumps, burns and roars his way through years one, two and three.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Final casting and creative team are today announced for the eagerly anticipated UK premiere of Afterglow at Southwark Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019
Freckle Productions have announced the world premiere stage adaptation of Zog, based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, will be flying into Darlington Hippodrome on Friday 17 May to Sunday 19 May on its first ever UK Tour.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019
Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
Southwest Shakespeare Company presents Harlem Shakespeare Festival's All-Female, multi-racial mainstage production of OTHELLO: The Moor of Venice for a limited run April 19th through April 28th, 2019 at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, AZ. This new 90-minute adaptation of Shakespeare's OTHELLO, by Lisa Wolpe, is brought to the stages of Scottsdale as you've never seen it before. Celebrated director and educator Vanessa Morosco leads a cast of 8 classically trained actresses in a tragic tale that tells the story of a love that defies the boundaries of race; a hatred that defies all boundaries of reason. Together they will transform a lover's world of sighs into a universe of hurt... 'Othello': be careful who you trust!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
Red Bull Theater will open John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets) this Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 27, 2019
Shakespeare & Company is proud to announce its 2019 Summer Season casting. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows the Company's Summer Season includes a roster of audience beloved artists, critically-acclaimed actors, and a host of newcomers.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019
Hadestown begins preview performances tonight, March 22, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
The Jamie Lloyd Company, the successful partnership between Artistic Director Jamie Lloyd and Ambassador Theatre Group, have announced that due to public demand their production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal at the Harold Pinter Theatre will be extended by one week. This landmark production will now end on 8 June. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, Betrayal stars Golden Globe, Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
With the critically-acclaimed Equus and The Funeral Director currently touring the UK, English Touring Theatre today announces the full tour dates for its Autumn 2019 Season. The company, in a co-production with Royal & Derngate, present the revival of August Wilson's Two Trains Running directed by the 2018 winner of the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award, Nancy Medina. Then, in a co-production with Sheffield Theatres, they present the world premiere stage adaptation of Matt Haig's Reasons to Stay Alive.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019
As his production of Richard Hawley and Chris Bush's Standing at the Sky's Edge opens in the Crucible, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, announces programming for 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Tazewell Thompson's inspirational a cappella music infused play, Jubilee. Inspired by the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers, this uplifting new work chronicles the bold African American ensemble as they travel the world, captivating kings, queens and audiences with hymns and spiritual songs supported by their rich voices. Written and directed by Thompson with vocal arrangements and music direction by Dianne Adams McDowell, Jubilee runs April 26 - June 2, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019
According to Vanity Fair, Ian McKellen recently made some offensive remarks regarding abuse allegations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019
Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love hilarious and heartbreaking. Twins are separated during a shipwreck and are forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on Olivia, who falls for Viola but is idolized by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister is it possible for this to all end well? Well, it IS a comedy!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
After hosting last fall the US premiere of the live version of the Stratford Festival's groundbreaking production of Shakespeare's Coriolanus, the Hopkins Center for the Arts brings back that "riveting, invigorating and smart" (Globe and Mail) production-this time as a high-definition (HD) video broadcast.
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
After hosting last fall the US premiere of the live version of the Stratford Festival's groundbreaking production of Shakespeare'sCoriolanus, the Hopkins Center for the Arts brings back that “riveting, invigorating and smart” (Globe and Mail) production—this time as a high-definition (HD) video broadcast.
by Cindy Marcolina - Mar 13, 2019
When Betrayal first premiered in 1978 it was received rather coldly by critics and audiences alike, who were perhaps expecting Pinter to deal with more significant themes instead of focusing on his own adulterous escapades. Since then, the piece has become one of the playwright's most known and successful works, partially thanks to its innovative reverse-chronology structure and the universality of the issues portrayed.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Rehearsals began this week for The Jamie Lloyd Company production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal which runs at the Harold Pinter Theatre from 5 March 2019 for a strictly limited season ending on 1 June. Directed by Jamie Lloyd, the production stars Golden Globe, Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox.
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 8, 2019
Gabrielle C. Archer has joined the cast of David Heron's Against His Will- The Staged Reading, and readily admits the character she will play is completely unlike anything she has ever done before.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019
The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Photograph 51 from March 14 to April 15, 2019 and is directed by Rebecca Bradshaw. The press performance is Monday, March 18 at 7:30PM. Photograph 51 is a Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production and is part of The Brit d'Arbeloff Women in Science Production Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Enjoy 2 tickets to any free performance of Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
THE BELLE OF AMHERST takes place through the current and past experiences of EMILY DICKINSON'S life from 1830-1886 and is set in her home in Amherst Massachusetts. The reclusive nineteenth-century poet EMILY DICKINSON recollects her past through her work, her diaries and letters, and a few encounters with significant people in her life. WILLIAM LUCE'S classic play shows both the pain and joy of Dickinson's secluded life.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
Today, Carole Shorenstein Hays and Sonia Friedman Productions with Tom Kirdahy announced the additional casting for the West Coast Premiere of the Good Chance Theatre, National Theatre and Young Vic production of THE JUNGLE by Joe Murphy and Joe Robertson at San Francisco's Curran. Set in Europe's largest unofficial refugee camp in Calais, France, the Jungle became a temporary home for more than 10,000 people in 2015. Under the direction of Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin, the limited engagement begins Tuesday March 26, 2019 and will run through Sunday, May 19, 2019. Opening night is Thursday, April 4, 2019. Tickets for THE JUNGLE are $25-$165 and are available now at SFCURRAN.com/jungle. $25 day-of rush tickets to THE JUNGLE will be made available through a partnership with TODAY TIX.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2019
The New York-based theater company, Theater in Asylum (TIA), will present six performances of Alice Pencavel's Totally Wholesome Foods at Episcopal Actors' Guild in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
The New York-based theater company, Theater in Asylum (TIA), will present six performances of Alice Pencavel's Totally Wholesome Foods at Episcopal Actors' Guild in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the first of its two upcoming Off-Broadway productions at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
STEPHEN S MILLER presents THE BELLE OF AMHERST by WILLIAM LUCE. This production runs FEBRUARY 26th-MARCH 3rd, 2019 at AMERICAN THEATRE OF ACTORS (314 W. 54th Street, New York, NY 10019). Director: STEPHEN S. MILLER. Starring: JANE CULLEY* in this rarely done one-woman show, performing fifteen different characters including the featured historical figure, the groundbreaking poet EMIY DICKINSON. (*Appearing Courtesy of Actors Equity).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
Ballet and theatre lovers are in for a treat with The Fugard Bioscope Encore Season on Sundays in March.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019
First production images are released today of the world premiere stage adaptation of Zog, based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, now in previews at Rose Theatre Kingston prior to an official opening on Tuesday 19 February and a 6-month UK Tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) has added three performances to its highly anticipated upcoming production of Birdy, adapted by Naomi Wallace from the novel by William Wharton, and directed by Steven Maler. The production now runs February 27 through March 17 at the Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College in Wellesley.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019
The full cast and creative team for the world premiere stage adaptation of Zog has been announced.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019
The Royal Shakespeare Company and Theatre Royal Glasgow have confirmed local casting for Romeo and Juliet which is to run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next month as part of a UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of SOCRATES, written by acclaimed actor, director, and writer Tim Blake Nelson. Directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes and anchoring the Onassis Festival 2019: Democracy is Coming, SOCRATES will begin previews on Tuesday, April 2, with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance on Wednesday, April 3 in The Public's Martinson Hall. This powerful new play runs through Sunday, May 19, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 16.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
THE BELLE OF AMHERST takes place through the current and past experiences of EMILY DICKINSON'S life from 1830-1886 and is set in her home in Amherst Massachusetts. The reclusive nineteenth-century poet EMILY DICKINSON recollects her past through her work, her diaries and letters, and a few encounters with significant people in her life. WILLIAM LUCE'S classic play shows both the pain and joy of Dickinson's secluded life.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Compagnia de' Colombari, an international collective of performing artists founded and directed by Karin Coonrod,celebrates the bicentennial of the birth of America's most influential poet, Walt Whitman, with a revival of their acclaimed production More Or Less I Am. Performances begin May 18, 2019 at multiple venues throughout the five boroughs, with most performances being free and open to the public. More information can be found at www.colombari.org.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
Freckle Productions and Rose Theatre Kingston have announced that Zog, based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, will fly into London this Summer. Following its current world premiere UK Tour, Zog will play a limited 4-week run at Cadogan Hall from Wednesday 31 July to Sunday 25 August 2019. Tickets are on sale now.
by Review Roundups - Apr 3, 2019
Red Bull Theater opened John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
Play On Shakespeare in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) presents the Play on! festival-featuring 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street).In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director Michael Kahn invites theatre-lovers to the second event of a series of intimate conversations about his career in D.C. as he prepares to retire. Open, unrehearsed and off the record, invited speakers will swap anecdotes and share memories about Michael Kahn's 33 years directing at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. The discussions focus on three distinct eras in STC's history and chronicle D.C.'s changing theatre scene. This second Michael Kahn and Friends: Off the Record will focus primarily on the formation of the Shakespeare Theatre Company in its second location: the Lansburgh Theatre (1992-2006).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
Haydn Gwynne will make her Chichester debut in the title role of HEDDA TESMAN by Cordelia Lynn, after Henrik Ibsen. Holly Race Roughan directs this co-production with Headlong and The Lowry, running at the Minerva Theatre from 30 August - 28 September.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
Red Bull Theater Founding Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson - Red Bull Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater are pleased to announce that the Eleventh Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Monday June 3rd, at 6pm, will celebrate the company's 16th Season and honor director Daniel Sullivan, actor Condola Rashad, and the American Theatre Wing with the 2019 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its Off-Broadway productions of The White Devil and Mac Beth, Revelation Readings series, and its Shakespeare in Schools initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019
Midsommer Flight to present staged reading of CORIOLANUS at Uncommon Ground in Edgewater May 2 and 3 Midsommer Flight, the professional not-for-profit theatre company that has been bringing free Shakespeare to Chicago parks since 2012, will perform a free staged reading of CORIOLANUS on Thursday, May 2 at 7 pm and Friday, May 3 at 8 pm. Both readings will be performed at Uncommon Ground Edgewater, 1401 W. Devon Avenue. Tickets will be free, with reservations available through the Midsommer Flight website.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019
Regent's Park Theatre have today announced principal casting for their productions of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar, alongside the full creative team for Evita.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019
Studio Theatre concludes its 40th Anniversary Season Main Series productions with the DC premiere of playwright Lucy Kirkwood's urgent and unsettling eco-thriller The Children, directed by Studio Artistic Director David Muse. Inspired in part by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear explosion in Japan, Kirkwood's disaster drama begins as an old love triangle flaring to life in the aftermath of a natural disaster and morphs into a disquieting look at the cataclysmic impact of human intervention in the natural world. The Children deepens Muse's relationship with Kirkwood's work he directed the US premiere of her Olivier Award-winning epic play Chimerica in 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
​​​​​​​American Classical Orchestra (ACO) concludes its season at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 8:00pm with Eroica, led by Music Director and ACO founder Thomas Crawford. The performance features Beethoven's monumental Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica,' preceded by his Coriolan Overture, Op. 62. The evening begins at 8pm with ACO's unique concert preview, including musical and historical context from Maestro Crawford, illustrated by the full orchestra playing excerpts from the works on the program.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
​​​​​​​ American Classical Orchestra (ACO) concludes its season at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 8:00pm with Eroica, led by Music Director and ACO founder Thomas Crawford. The performance features Beethoven's monumental Symphony No. 3, “Eroica,” preceded by his Coriolan Overture, Op. 62. The evening begins at 8pm with ACO's unique concert preview, including musical and historical context from Maestro Crawford, illustrated by the full orchestra playing excerpts from the works on the program.