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by DC Felton - May 7, 2020
If you have been joining us on Broadwayworld the last few weeks, we have been highlighting artists in different productions that have been postponed or cancelled. This week we are starting a new series that talks with members of the boards of local Des Moines Theatres to see the effects of COVID19. We are excited to have spoken with Ankeny Community Theatre President-Elect Cheryl Clark, the difficult decisions they had to make with their productions, as well as an exciting new opportunity they have recently announced.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
The Barn Theatre have announced the extension and additional cast and creatives for their Shakespeare in lockdown series, Bard From The Barn.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Midsommer Flight has announced the postponement of its planned summer production of Shakespeare's CYMBELINE, which was planned to be performed Saturdays and Sundays from July 11 through August 30, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
New Jersey Theatre Alliance has announced the launch of Stages Online. Stages Online is a digital platform for audiences to engage with virtual opportunities from New Jersey's professional theatres within the safety of their homes. 
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Idaho State University's School of Performing Arts has announced its new 2020-2021 show season to start this upcoming fall.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
New York City Ballet has announced the week four schedule for their six-week digital spring season. See the details below!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2020
Paul Mescal recently revealed on The Late Late Show that he starred in The Phantom of the Opera, as 'the big man himself, Phantom' at Maynooth Post Primary as a teen.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
Iris Theatre has announced the launch of a fundraising appeal to guarantee the future of the company.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Chamber Dance Project, Washington's premiere contemporary ballet company, is using technology to engage audiences virtually. CDP's well-received Virtual Chat series, which began in March, continues at 5 p.m. each Tuesday throughout May.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) and WFMT (Chicago's Classical Music Station) announce the release of a new set of seven programs in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) radio broadcast series From the CSO's Archives: Maestro's Choice-For All Music Lovers in These Difficult Times.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Casting is complete for Pride Films and Plays' live online reading of A LATE SNOW, by Jane Chambers, according to its director, Sara BenBella. The reading is the second in PFP's PRIDE IN PLACE series of live online readings, following the reading of LONELY PLANET, by Steven Dietz, on May 14.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's The Taming of the Clueless, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2020
The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2020-21 concert season.
by Sondra Forsyth - May 1, 2020
While Pacific Northwest Ballet waits for the green light to get back to doing what we do best – live performances for live audiences – Artistic Director Peter Boal and Executive Director Ellen Walker are pleased to announce a bit of good news during these trying times
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Folger Theatre is altering the programming schedule for its 2020/21 'On the Road' season of plays. In working to ensure the well-being and safety of patrons, Folger Theatre, along with its project partners the National Building Museum and the University of South Carolina, have made the decision to postpone the 2020 summer production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and the National Building Museum's Summer Block Party, featuring the Folger Shakespeare Playhouse, to Summer 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
In response to COVID-19, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF has reshuffled and updated its upcoming season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia has announced that they are the recipients of funding from the Paycheck Protection Program, a Small Business Administration loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Lookingglass Theatre Company announces gglassclasses online, where students from Kindergarten-12th grade will learn from experienced Lookingglass Ensemble Members and Teaching Artists virtually, while creating collaborative performances and building specialized skills. During this challenging time, Lookingglass is committed to continuing to engage with students, inviting them to keep curious, to imagine, and to play while at home. Registration and additional information is now available at https://lookingglasstheatre.org/gglassclass/.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 28, 2020
We are continuing our series with theatre professionals to learn about how some of New Jersey's top organizations are dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak. Brian B. Crowe, the Director of Education at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey gave us some significant insights into their programing.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
The Wiener Staatsoper has announced its upcoming 2020-21 season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
Papatango Theatre Company today announced the ten winning monologues from their Isolated But Open - Voices From Across The Shutdown initiative. Filmed performances of the monologues are available now for free on Papatango's website (https://papatango.co.uk/isolated-but-open/), alongside the publication of each monologue as a free online PDF by Nick Hern Books.
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2020
In celebration of William Shakespeare's 456th birthday, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has today unveiled the results of its largest ever digital celebration by audiences.
by E.H. Reiter - Apr 23, 2020
Fun, virtual ways to celebrate Shakespeare's 456th birthday from The Old Globe, Shakespeare'sGlobe, London's National Theatre and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents a one-night-only streaming event Toast to Shakespeare's Birthday! tomorrow, Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. Central Time.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) announces 11 promotions, two new Company members, and six apprentices for the 2021 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe is streaming Romeo and Juliet for free on its YouTube channel through May 3.
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 BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will provide an on demand video of the company's 2017 production of Showtime With Shakespeare: A Magic Tree House Adventure to all Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) fourth grade students (approx. 15,000 students) with a post-show digital quiz and 'Magic Tree House Alive! Distance Learning Workshop' to be assigned to students with built in video homework for assessment.
by Debbie Gilpin - Apr 23, 2020
It's hard to believe that it's been four years since Emma Rice made her debut at Shakespeare's Globe, beginning her brief tenure as artistic director with the Wonders season and her own production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. As a Shakespeare fan (I was one of those rare beings: someone who actually enjoyed studying his plays at school), I'd been meaning to go to the Globe for some time but had never quite got round to it a?' and I'd never seen anything by Emma Rice before. How times change.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Not even these uncertain times could make the Old Globe miss the fifth annual Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Amas Musical Theatre has announced the recipients of the second Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists, a juried cash and production grant given annually to support the early work and career of a deserving musical theatre librettist, commemorating the life and work of playwright/librettist Eric H. Weinberger (1950-2017).
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 TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Broadway veteran Danny Burstein, known for his Tony-nominated performances in musicals like 'Fiddler on the Roof,' was discharged from the hospital after a five-day stay battling the coronavirus.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
DC Metro Arts has reported that a newly formed theater company called The Pandemic Players is staging virtual performances, and for each performance, the group partners with an existing theater company to raise funds for them during the shutdown. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
American Shakespeare Center has announced that their celebrated Actors' Renaissance Season is extended through May 10 via the company's streaming service, BlkFrsTV.
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 17, 2020
Filmed live at the Orange Tree Theatre in 2017, an exclusive 90-minute in conversation with Dame Judi Dench will be available online from 3pm on Sunday 26 April. This is a paid video on demand and all monies raised will go to the Orange Tree Theatre's Survival Fund, following its closure due to the impact of the Coronavirus.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
Patricia Hodge and Nigel Havers will lead a UK Tour of Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES. This will be the inaugural show for The Nigel Havers Theatre Company, which will be touring the country with a wonderful line-up of theatrical gems. The plan is that the UK Tour of PRIVATE LIVES will begin at Theatre Royal Bath on 1 October 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2020
Today, we're checking in with Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre, with Marketing/PR Manager, Peter Eramo.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
As school, work and social interactions go online, Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF announces a series of free online classes for adults. From Storytelling for Seniors to Interview skills to Shakespeare technique, these stand alone classes are ideal for adults seeking to broaden skills and develop new ones in the safety of their own homes. Participants will be able to livestream the class with Orlando Shakes professionals via webcam.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020
The 2020 Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival (NDSF) has been rescheduled as a result of public health and safety concerns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020
A Noise Within (ANW), California's acclaimed classic repertory theatre, is proud to present its first 48-hour virtual gala fundraiser a?" a?oeThrough the Looking Glassa?? a?" from Wednesday, April 22 to Friday, April 24 in support of ANW's vital Education Program and operating needs caused by the coronavirus closure with a live stream culminating the event on April 24 at 6:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Shakespeare Theatre Company is excited to announce The Shakespeare Hour, a month-long online tour through every corner of the Shakespeare universe (April 22 - May 13).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
The Old Globe believes that theatre matters, now more than ever, and is determined to continue to serve the public through theatre art. We consider it paramount that we continue to be a leader in programming for our community, and continue to support and maintain valued connections with those hungering for artistic content and continued personal growth. We are happy to announce additional free online programs, rescheduled dates for our valued summer Shakespeare classes, and a fundraising campaign, all part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to serve the public good by providing programs that make theatre matter to more people.
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 14, 2020
American Shakespeare Center's celebrated Actors' Renaissance Season, now streaming on the company's digital theatre platform BlkFrsTV, must end April 19 in accordance with broadcast agreements with the performers union, Actors' Equity Association.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Though theatre seasons around the country were cut short, we wanted to celebrate the theatre that our critics did get to see before things shut down. We asked them for their favorite show they saw this season. Check out their replies below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2020
See how theatres throughout California are responding to the current pandemic and how they're preparing for the life after Covid-19.