Agamemnon

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Delacorte Theatre

(New York, NY)
81st and Central Park
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by Jade Kops - Sep 9, 2019
This production tells the story of a young performer who ultimately choses between family and fame on the journey to obtain success in the music industry. It also explores the struggles one has in relationships especially when it clashes with the career of a pop icon.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Oakland University's School of Music, Theatre and Dance will kick off its 2019-20 performance season with Orestes at 8 p.m. on Sept. 6-7 and 2 p.m. on Sept. 8 in Varner Studio Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) announces three of the four titles for its 2020 Season at the Bruns Amphitheater: the West Coast Premiere of Aeschylus' The Oresteia by Ellen McLaughlin, May 27-June 14; the world premiere of 1001 Nights (A Retelling) by Leila Buck and Evren Odcikin, August 19-September 6; and Romeo y Juilet by William Shakespeare in a new bilingual adaptation by Karen Zacarías, September 23-October 1; with a to-be-announced Shakespeare play which will run July 8-26. Cast and creative teams for each will be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018
One year after the sold-out run of Asking For It, playwright Ellie Moon returns to Crow's Theatre with her sophomore play What I call her, directed by Sarah Kitz (winner of Crow's Theatre's 2017 RBC Emerging Director Prize).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
One year after the sold-out run of Asking For It, playwright Ellie Moon returns to Crow's Theatre with her sophomore play What I call her, directed by Sarah Kitz (winner of Crow's Theatre's 2017 RBC Emerging Director Prize).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2018-19 season with Mansfield Park, written by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen, and directed by Stuart Carden. Mansfield Park runs November 8 - December 16, 2018 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Today, November 16, 2018 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018
From the world's most produced playwright, William Shakespeare, comes Troilus and Cressida-a romantic tragedy gone rogue. Director Calvin Atkinson will be producing this gritty and sexy dystopian take on the Bard's tale of survival through love and war this November 15-18 at Under St. Marks Theater.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
ORESTIA is playing at National Theatre of Greece from June 28 to 29, 2019.
by Rachael Goldberg - May 9, 2019
Michael Kahn's final production at Shakespeare Theatre Company deeply understands the underlying questions and humanity of the tale, and draws out an emotional, sympathetic performance that rings with a relevance to our lives today. Under his direction, 'The Oresteia' is not just insight to our shared history, but also into the world we want to build.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
Stephen Fry - one of the world's greatest storytellers - will embark on his first UK tour for nearly 40 years this summer in Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men. Opening at the Edinburgh International Festival on 19 August, this trilogy of plays will see one of the country's most loved national treasures telling some of the world's greatest stories about Greek Gods, Heroes and Men whose gripping tales still echo today. The tour continues across the UK until 23 September in Gateshead.
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 10, 2019
Craftswomanship Productions presents 'Pizza Man', Darlene Craviotto's prescient dark comedy, at the Producers Club Sonnet Theater starting Thursday May 30th. The cast features Shira Hadad, Raquel Gomez and Lucas Niedzialkowski. Daniel Cohen directs.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
On Tuesday, March 12, Shakespeare Theatre Company's cast and creatives met for first rehearsal for ' The Oresteia by playwright Ellen McLaughlin and directed by Michael Kahn. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2019
The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-M st announced details of their 2019-2020 season which encompasses 76 concerts over 26 weeks. One significant highlight includes a festival designed to explore music and art that was banned, marginalized, and destroyed during the Nazi's Degenerate Art movement, and the continuing impact of censorship on creative expression in society today. The festival will center on Alban Berg's Lulu, one of the 20th century's most influential operas, and includes partner programming with the area's notable arts institutions.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
Aeschylus' Oresteia will launch their summer tour June 28 and run through Sept. 22, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
It is ten years to the day and the Trojan War has finally ended. The children have waited day in and day out for their father King Agamemnon to return. All the while their mother, Clytemnestra, is plotting the downfall of the great ruler. The events of the past are being brought to light; it's left to the daughter, who watches these events unfold before her very eyes, to learn how to cope in the face of great trauma.
by Jack Read - Jun 1, 2019
There's several places to see Greek theatre in DC right now. It's not uncommon for artists to find relevance in the centuries-old works of Aeschylus and Sophocles and use their stories as a way of examining our lives today. But Klytemnestra: An Epic Slam Poem, now playing at Theater Alliance, does more than simply find truth in an ancient work: it tells a story existing in many places and many times, of now and then, not one or the other but both living and breathing at once.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019
What is the cost of a woman's success when it comes at the expense of her family? Agamemnon is about to find out.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Broadway's award-winning best musical THE LION KING will welcome back Adrienne Walker as Nala to the company, beginning performances Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Minskoff Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
A New York City summer tradition, the New York Euripides Summer Festival is back in town presenting two rarely-staged Euripidean classics, IPHIGENIA AMONG THE TAURIANS and DAUGHTERS OF TROY in a limited run from July 27th through August 1st in select outdoor stages and indoor performances. All performances are free of charge to the general public and to students of all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Due to huge popular demand for tickets to Stephen Fry's first UK tour in over 40 years - Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men. - an extra performance of 'Gods' will take place at London's Palladium on Tuesday 17 September. This trilogy of plays will see one of the country's most loved national treasures telling some of the world's greatest stories about Greek Gods, Heroes and Men whose gripping tales still echo today. Tickets are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Ruth and Augustus Goetz's melodrama, The Heiress, suggested by the Henry James novel, Washington Square. After growing up subjected to her father's disinterest and strong resentment, a young woman in the 1850s discovers what love is in her journey towards independence, growth and strength, without an impactful female role model in her life. Directed by Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko, The Heiress runs February 8 - March 10, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
Eclipses Group Theater New York proudly presents the world premiere of Hercules: In Search of a Hero, conceived and directed by Ioanna Katsarou, translated by Demetri Bonaros, with original compositions by Costas Baltazanis. Hercules: In Search of a Hero will be performed at the Abrons Arts Center as part of the @Abrons Series program, from January 24 - February 10, 2019 in a limited engagement. The Abrons Arts Center is located at 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street) in New York City. Previews begin January 24 for a January 26 opening.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019
Eclipses Group Theater New York presents the world premiere of Hercules: In Search of a Hero, conceived and directed by Ioanna Katsarou, translated by Demetri Bonaros, with original compositions by Costas Baltazanis. Hercules: In Search of a Hero will be performed at the Abrons Arts Center as part of the @Abrons Series program, from January 24 - February 10, 2019 in a limited engagement. The Abrons Arts Center is located at 466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street) in New York City. Previews begin tonight, January 24, for a January 26 opening.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
New York Live Arts' Live Feed creative residency and commissioning program presents studio showings of new work in development by Alexandra Chasin and Zishan Ugurlu, February 8, 2019, and Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, March 1, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019
Linda Marlowe Productions in association with Moya Productions presents BERKOFF'S WOMEN, THU 21 - SAT 23 FEB, 8PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019
Following the success of her Sense and Sensibility at the Folger Theatre in 2016, Wall Street Journal's Playwright of the Year 2017 Kate Hamill, returns to D.C. with her adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic novel Vanity Fair. Hamill's vibrant and colorful tale about society's foibles is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater. Directed by Jessica Stone and featuring Rebekah Brockman as Becky Sharp, the production will run at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street, NW) from February 26 through March 31, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019
Following the Dora-Nominated hit BLACK BOYS, SAGA COLLECTIF returns with Ho Ka Kei (Jeff Ho)'s IPHIGENIA AND THE FURIES (ON TAURIAN LAND), a vital new adaptation of the rarely performed IPHIGENIA AMONG THE TAURIANS by Euripides. The World Premiere production will be presented from January 6 to January 20, 2019 at Aki Studio (Opening Night January 10).
by Erica Cataldi-Roberts - Feb 8, 2019
"Every time I sing this song, I hope it's the last time," states the Poet, our guide through the one-man show AN ILIAD, currently playing at Trinity Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
The disappointment was palpable when midway through the 2015-16 season it became clear that the world premiere of Frankenstein would not go ahead as planned because the set and the special effects were too exacting technically for the temporary infrastructure at Tour & Taxis. Partly because of the many film adaptations, Mary Shelley's modern myth about an idealistic, but arrogant scientist and his 'Creature' still clearly fires the collective imagination, and the expectations of Mark Grey's opera of the same name were running high. However, three seasons later La Monnaie is now more than ready to bring this production to life. All eyes are on the Polish-Lebanese conductor Bassem Akiki and the Spanish director lex Oll .
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Ruth and Augustus Goetz's melodrama, The Heiress, suggested by the Henry James novel, Washington Square. After growing up subjected to her father's disinterest and strong resentment, a young woman in the 1850s discovers what love is in her journey towards independence, growth and strength, without an impactful female role model in her life. Directed by Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko, The Heiress runs February 8 - March 10, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
In a fitting conclusion to his illustrious tenure at STC, Michael Kahn is bringing a dream project to the stage. 'I've always wanted to do all of The Oresteia,' he says. 'When I was in college, we read the whole Oresteia, and I was completely fascinated by the story, by the form, by the relationships, by the incredible depths of what it was about-violence, revenge, and the search for human justice.'
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara, begins preview performances today. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019
Aquila Theatre, the foremost producer of touring classical theatre in the United States, announces its next productions, William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, adapted by Desiree Sanchez and Peter Meineck. Directed by Aquila's Executive Artistic Director Desiree Sanchez, both plays will be performed in repertory for one weekend only - Friday, April 5th through Sunday, April 7th - at the Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street, NYC). For tickets and more information, visit aquilatheatre.com.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2018
Camerata New York, now in its 18h year, kicks off the holiday season with the glorious and eternal masterpiece, Handel's Messiah with the St. Jean Baptiste Festival Chorus and top soloists in St. Jean Baptiste Church, NYC on Sat. Dec. 15 at 7:30PM "The audience is in for an exceptional presentation of all three segments of Handel's masterpiece; starting with the Annunciation, Passion, and concluding with the celebration of our Lord's resurrection. It is a great honor and glorious opportunity for the orchestra, myself, the singers and soloists to present this Beautiful work which celebrates our savior in selections from the Old and New Testament."
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018
One year after the sold-out run of Asking For It, playwright Ellie Moon returns to Crow's Theatre with her sophomore play What I call her, directed by Sarah Kitz (winner of Crow's Theatre's 2017 RBC Emerging Director Prize).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018
In conjunction with the world premiere of La Ruta by acclaimed Chicago-based playwright Isaac Gomez and directed by ensemble member Sandra Marquez, Steppenwolf Theatre Company has curated an event series of conversations and performances designed to enrich the experience around the world of the play. Inspired by the lives of Mexican women who live, work-and disappear-along a Ciudad Juarez bus route, La Ruta weaves live music through a story of resilience in the wake of loss.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2018
Camerata New York, now in its 18h year, kicks off the holiday season with the glorious and eternal masterpiece, Handel's Messiah with the St. Jean Baptiste Festival Chorus and top soloists in St. Jean Baptiste Church, NYC on Sat. Dec. 15 at 7:30PM "The audience is in for an exceptional presentation of all three segments of Handel's masterpiece; starting with the Annunciation, Passion, and concluding with the celebration of our Lord's resurrection. It is a great honor and glorious opportunity for the orchestra, myself, the singers and soloists to present this Beautiful work which celebrates our savior in selections from the Old and New Testament."
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018
Following the Dora-Nominated hit BLACK BOYS, SAGA COLLECTIF returns with Ho Ka Kei (Jeff Ho)'s IPHIGENIA AND THE FURIES (ON TAURIAN LAND), a vital new adaptation of the rarely performed IPHIGENIA AMONG THE TAURIANS by Euripides. The World Premiere production will be presented from January 6 to January 20, 2019 at Aki Studio (Opening Night January 10).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
 Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of La Ruta by acclaimed Chicago playwright Isaac Gomez, directed by ensemble member Sandra Marquez and featuring ensemble member Karen Rodriguez along with an eight-member all female Latinx cast. Inspired by the lives of Mexican women who live, work-and disappear-along a Ciudad Juarez bus route, La Ruta weaves live music through a story of resilience in the wake of loss.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life on stage each night in The Lion King. The Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world of glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the story of Simba and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
'Ludwig and Bertiea?? by Douglas Lackey examines the relationship of two leading twentieth century philosophers, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Bertrand Russell.  Theater for the New City (TNC) will present the play's world premiere run September 26 to October 13, directed by Alexander Harrington.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
Reading Rep Theatre today announces the world première of Helen Eastman's The Nutcracker, a brand-new musical adaption of the classic tale for all the family. The production opens at Reading Studio from 20 December, with previews from 17 December, and runs until 23 December 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
Borderline Confrontational presents Glorious, but Brief, written and directed by Amelia Sciandra.
by Benjamin Tomchik - Apr 26, 2019
For those hoping to see Kahn in his element, you have one last chance with The Oresteia. After that, well, this quote from Romeo & Juliet seems most appropriate, "Farewell! God knows when we shall meet again."
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
ORESTIA is playing at National Theatre of Greece from June 28 to 29, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019
On Sunday, April 21, 2019, Shakespeare Theatre Company opened the doors to Sidney Harman Hall to theatregoers to experience Open Rehearsal for The Oresteia, freely adapted by Ellen McLaughlin from Aeschylus' trilogy and directed by Shakespeare Theatre Company's outgoing Artistic Director Michael Kahn.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019
Aquila Theatre winds up its 54-city tour of the U.S. in New York City with William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, adapted by Desiree Sanchez and Peter Meineck.