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As You Like It - 2019 - 2019 West End Articles Page 3

by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Parallel 45 Theatre and Interlochen Center for the Arts are embarking on their official partnership with a contemporary twist on L.M. Montgomery's beloved novel, Anne of Green Gables. Of Green Gables, an abstract exploration of the classic story, is directed by Parallel 45's Shelby Lewis and will feature Interlochen Arts Academy theatre students at Interlochen's Phoenix Theatre on Thursday, March 12; Friday, March 13; and Saturday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m., with an additional performance March 14 at 2 p.m. Admission is free and tickets are not needed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
The Old Globe has announced the 2020 Classical Directing Fellowships, a program of the Karen and Stuart Tanz Fellowships at The Old Globe, led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, a leading Shakespearean scholar, author, and director.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Step back in time on Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM, March 13 and 14, when the Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company launches its 40th Season with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes' Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of As You Like It, presented April 30a?"June 21, 2020 in the Courtyard Theater. This vibrant, '60s-inspired adaptation infuses Shakespeare's romantic comedy with the hit songs of The Beatlesa?"lifting the playwright's timeless verse in beautiful harmony with the immortal music of the a?oeFab Four.a??
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
The Guthrie Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the playful world premiere of Emma, written by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen and directed by Meredith McDonough. In this Guthrie-commissioned work, Hamill's fun and creative adaptation of Austen's social commentary on British life is a fresh take on the beloved classic.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is officially in previews on Broadway! Two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and Rupert Everett star on Broadway in Edward Albee's seminal drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, this production also stars Russell Tovey and 2019 Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort's My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Central Florida's largest professional theater company, runs from March 18 - April 26, 2020. This production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
Veteran and award-winning Chicago, St. Louis and Los Angeles stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson (The Founder of The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and The ESC Los Angeles Archival Project ) presents a 'Street Theatre' rendition of 'The Seven Ages of Man' Speech as the character of Lord Jaques from William Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' in the historic Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
Melbourne Theatre Company today announced the cancellation of its next six productions in a bid to ensure business continuity during this global health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
Hartford Stage has announced its 2020/2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Following the success of their first reading of The Two Gentleman of Verona, The Show Must Go Online today announce the full schedule for their upcoming livestreams, with the next reading of The Taming of the Shrew streamed on Thursday 26 March, 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
Papatango Theatre Company today announces that Isolated But Open Commissions - Voices From Across The Shutdown will now include two new monologues from award-winning writers Rachel De-Lahay and Anders Lustgarten, alongside ten monologues chosen anonymously from an open call-out.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2020
Artists In Place Is Holding An Online Telethon Sunday March 22, noon to midnight to benefit artists, actors and creatives in the Philadelphia area in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2020
Kentucky Shakespeare has released the following statement regarding the encore presentation of As You Like It: 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
L.A. Theatre Works is offering 25 audio recordings of significant stage plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen, available free to educators worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
Fund for the Arts is teaming up with the LEE Initiative to provide an at home a?oeDinner and a Showa?? experience as part of the Arts and Culture IN KY Initiative.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
Kentucky Shakespeare will present a special encore presentation of AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare Directed by Matt Wallace, a virtual free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival broadcast as a Facebook Premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020
According to Aussie Theatre, Melbourne Shakespeare Company has cancelled its production of As You Like It.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for Romeo & Juliet, directed by Ola Ince, designed by Jacob Hughes, which will open the 2020 Summer Season on Tuesday 14 April.
by Josh Stent - Mar 12, 2020
Melbourne Shakespeare Company's fresh take on one of Shakespeare's most cherished comedies, As You Like It, provides a fun and enticing outdoor theatre experience in an intimate enclave at Central Park, Malvern. Just make sure to bring your picnic blanket!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
As a precautionary measure in response to the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Alberta has mandated that all gatherings of over 250 attendees cannot take place until further notice.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
Tony winner Steve Kazee and Jenna Dewan, who just celebrated their engagement earlier this year, have announced the birth of their son, Callum Michael Rebel Kazee. The baby is Dewan's second child and Kazee's first.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Broadway Training Center of Westchester (BTC), one of the region's premier performing arts schools, will present Shaina Taub's 'As You Like It: A New Musical' March 27 through March 29 at the Irvington Theater (formerly Irvington Town Hall Theater) in Irvington, N.Y. The show will feature BTC's award-winning senior ensemble consisting of their most mature and advanced students from throughout Westchester and Rockland counties and the Bronx.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Rehearsals have begun for Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, on stage March 6 through 15. This 'classic whodunit' takes audiences on a fast paced thrill ride with a train full of suspects, and each one with an alibi! There are twists and turns aplenty in this intrigue-filled story, newly adapted for the stage from Agatha Christie's masterpiece by two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig. This unforgettable mystery takes audiences on a thrilling ride - Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
You're invited to a Q&A with cast members Ato Blankson-Wood & James Cusati-Moyer from Jeremy O'Harris' searing Slave Play in conversation with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. The event will take place Tuesday, March 3 (7pm) at the Robin Williams Center (247 W 54th St).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Set to the hits of the King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley, this musical will have you dancing in your 'Blue Suede Shoes' all night long. Inspired by William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, the music is all Elvis, and the result is a night of hilarious and enchanting 1950s fun. When Chad, the mysterious motorcycle-riding, hip-swiveling roustabout rides into town, suddenly everyone's lip-curling and all shook up with secrets, music, and love. Lovers meet, woo, pursue and more, all in one zany night that will change the town forever. You'll be rocking in your seat to great tunes like 'Heartbreak Hotel', 'Hound Dog', 'Devil in Disguise' and many more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Joe's Pub bids farewell to February and welcomes March with the third in a five-part concert series exploring Shakespeare's women, black female ambition, and music, Whitney White: Think, And Die; Joe's Pub Working Group 2020 member Salty Brine continues their dazzling exploration of pop music with Living Record Collection - THESE ARE THE CONTENTS OF MY HEAD: The Annie Lennox Show
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Nottingham Playhouse has revealed the cast of upcoming wartime tale Private Peaceful. Including several actors from Nottinghamshire, it's a production that is set to transport families and schools back in time.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Former Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to Hartford Stage in March to direct the original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King's Speech. Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter David Seidler, the play tells the true story of King George VI, his speech therapist Lionel Logue, and a friendship that helped steer the course of history. The King's Speech will run Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, April 19.
by Sarah Dussome - Feb 23, 2020
Shakespeare's 1599 comedy gets a 1960s makeover! Complete with professional wrestling and 25 Beatles hits, As You Like It is a rollicking comedic triumph.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
The Almeida Theatre announces that Anne-Marie Duff will play the role of Constance in the forthcoming World Premiere of Beth Steel's The House of Shades, directed by Blanche McIntyre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is going back to school with the regional premiere drama, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, the acclaimed MacArthu 'Genius' Grant playwright. This 2018 Obie Award-winning play powerfully brings an urgent conversation to the forefront, compassionately probing the limits of our education system and a mother's fight to give her son a future-without turning her back on the community that made him who he is. Directed by Ron OJ Parson. Production Sponsor is The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Projects with Jason launches its new live stream series, a?oeArtists in Conversationa??, with a special live event featuring Academy and Tony Award winning actor Kevin Kline on Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
Milwaukee Rep has shared a video of Leenya Rideout singing 'Children Will Listen' for their Our Home to Your Home series.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
The original cast recording of new musical My Brilliant Career is now available to stream on iTunes, Spotify and all major platforms.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
Theater Latté Da today announced singer/songwriters Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses, who together form the musical duo, The Kilbanes, and actor/directors Jessie Austrian and Noah Brody as the recipients of the NEXT Generation Commission, a new opportunity for women artists and artists of color
by Tara Bennett - Apr 3, 2020
Fans of The Bard and wearing their sweats at home are in for a treat as the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company brings to you NO PANTS SHAKESPEARE a?" AS YOU LIKE IT.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
In the first international Public Works collaboration, more than 150 community members have come together their homes to sing a?oeStill I Will Lovea?? from the Public Theater production of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub.
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 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 Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020
In the first international Public Works collaboration, more than 150 community members unite from their homes to sing a?oeStill I Will Lovea?? from the Public Theater production of AS YOU LIKE IT, adapted by Shaina Taub and Laurie Woolery with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2020
From the annual Bard's Birthday salute to our Shakespeare-themed Happy Hour, Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks is ZOOMING in on a whole lot of Will for the 456th celebration!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
The Public Theater has just announced that the 2020 summer season of Shakespeare in the Park, a 58-year tradition of free theater in Central Park, has been canceled. A Statement from the theater reads: 'While our stages will remain dark, our commitment to our mission will burn brighter than ever. Our promise to you is that we will keep working tirelessly to bring you glorious work by our incredible artists. Thank you for continuing to stand with us.' 
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 17, 2020
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Hartford Stage has decided to reschedule the run of Ah, Wilderness! (originally scheduled May 7-31) to October 22a?"November 15, 2020 and The Complete History of Comedy (Abridged) (originally scheduled June 11-21) to October 1-11, 2020.
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 15, 2020
In our latest Living Room Concert, actor Fra Fee treats us to a beautiful rendition of 'Not While I'm Around' from musical Sweeney Todd. Watch the video below!
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 10, 2020
Mike Ryan, Artistic Director of Santa Cruz Shakespeare has released the following message regarding the 2020 season:
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2020
Tony Award-winner is the latest star to join the Roundabout Off-Script series, sharing some favorite memories from his turn in David Friel's Molly Sweeney for Roundabout in 1996.