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The Boys Are Angry
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

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Stage Left Theatre Announces incoming Co-Artistic Directors and New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Stage Left Theatre announces that current Artistic Director Vance Smith will be succeeded by Co-Artistic Directors Jason A. Fleece and Amy Szerlong. An Ensemble Member since 2009, Fleece has served as Associate Artistic Director since 2013. He recently directed SLT's critically-acclaimed production of The Body of an American. Involved with Stage Left since 2012, Szerlong became an Artistic Associate in 2013 and an Ensemble Member in 2015. She is currently directing the world premiere of The Bottle Tree. Smith will maintain his role through October, and will produce The Bottle Tree with the assistance of the new leadership. (more...)

The Boys Are Angry
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

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The Old Globe to Launch Free San Diego Tour of ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the creation of an exciting new producing platform, Globe for All. This free-of-charge tour of a professional production of Shakespeare will allow the theatre to serve more communities throughout San Diego by collaborating with a diverse range of local organizations. Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein will direct the first production, Shakespeare's fascinating romance All's Well that Ends Well. He plans to cast local professional actors, including recent graduates of the Old Globe/University of San Diego M.F.A. Program in classical acting. The first Globe for All free Shakespeare tour will begin October 28 and will culminate in three low-cost performances in the Globe's Hattox Hall November 7-9. (more...)

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces Spring Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Written in approximately 1610, The Winter's Tale is considered to be one of a group of Shakespeare's plays that are vaguely defined by their tragic undertones and simultaneous use of straightforward comic situations. Other plays in this category include Measure for Measure, The Merchant of Venice, Troilus & Cressida, All's Well that Ends Well, and Timon of Athens. While this is the first time the Festival will be featuring this play as its mainstage show in Forest Park, The Winter's Tale was adapted for the 2013 Shakespeare in the Streets production Old Hearts Fresh, written by Festival playwright Nancy Bell and performed in The Grove. (more...)

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces First Production of 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2016

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis announced today that The Winter's Tale will be the 2017 season main stage production at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. Both tragic and funny, the production is scheduled June 2-25; preview nights are set for May 31 and June 1. (more...)

Flute Theatre and English Touring Theatre's HAMLET to Transfer to Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Following performances across Europe, including Gdansk Shakespeare Festival; Mercury Theatre Colchester; Craiova International Festival; Park Theatre, London; four theatres in Spain; Neuss Globe Shakespeare Festival; and Kronborg Castle, Elsinore Hamletscenen, Flute Theatre and English Touring Theatre today announces that their production of Hamlet, adapted by Kelly Hunter, transfers to the Trafalgar Studios for a limited run this December.  As well as adapting, Hunter directs Mark Arends (Hamlet), Finlay Cormack (Laertes), David Fielder (Polonius/ Gravedigger), Tom Mannion (Claudius), Katy Stevens (Gertrude) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Ophelia). The production opens on 8 December, with previews from 6 December, and runs until 31 December. (more...)

English Touring Theatre Announces Casting Update for SILVER LINING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

English Touring Theatre today announces a casting update for the world premiere of Sandi Toksvig's new comedy Silver Lining, a co-production with Rose Theatre Kingston. Sheila Reid plays Gloria, with Rachel Davies as Maureen, Keziah Joseph as Hope, Maggie McCarthy as May, Joanna Munro as June and Amanda Walker as St Michael in the production directed by Rebecca Gatward. It opens at Rose Theatre Kingston on 8 February, before touring to Portsmouth, Oxford, Cambridge, Ipswich, Keswick, York and Salford.   (more...)

Redgrave and Bathurst Join Fox and Routledge In Chichester's AN IDEAL HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Robert Bathurst, Jamie Glover, Jemma Redgrave and Laura Rogers join Edward Fox and Patricia Routledge in Chichester's production of An Ideal Husband, the final drama of the season to be staged in the Festival Theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/09/2014
by BWW - Nov 9, 2014

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TN Shakespeare Company to Present ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, 12/10-20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Embracing the joy and mystery of the season, Tennessee Shakespeare Company's fairy tale staging of William Shakespeare's heroic comedy All's Well that Ends Well continues its eighth performance season: Celebration 400. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/16/2014
by BWW - Nov 16, 2014

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Broadway Vet Dale Soules Promoted to Series Regular on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2017

Dale Soules, who plays the role of no-nonsense inmate Frieda Berlin on the hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, has been promoted to series regular for the upcoming sixth season. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for EXPOSURE THE MUSICAL at St James Theatre
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

The full cast has been announced for Exposure The Musical - Life Through A Lens. It runs at St. James Theatre, for a limited season, from 16 July until 27 August 2016, with press night on Thursday 28 July 2016.  (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound to Present ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, 6/11-28
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Shakespeare on the Sound's production June 11-28 of "All's Well that Ends Well" is the centerpiece of the theater's 20th anniversary season, offering broader exposure for apprentices and an expanded dimension to the educational activities in Pinkney Park.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Rehearsals Begin for New West End Cast of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Rehearsals began this week for the new West End cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child who will start their performances at the Palace Theatre in London's West End on 24 May 2017 following the final performance from the current cast on 21 May 2017.  (more...)

OITNB's & Broadway Star Dale Soules Featured in New Indy Film AWOL
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Veteran actress and Broadway favorite DALE SOULES has lots to celebrate this spring. She has a featured role in AWOL, an independent film which premieres at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, April 15. (more...)

The New Disney Musical FREAKY FRIDAY Puts a Contemporary Spin on a Beloved Classic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Cleveland Play House will close out their 2016-17 season with the joyful new musical romp, Freaky Friday. Based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers which spawned two hit Disney films, Freaky Friday tells the story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours. The contemporary update of this American classic includes a hilarious new book by Bridget Carpenter ("Parenthood," "Friday Night Lights"), and a pop?rock score by Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then). Directed by Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, it has been hailed as "a polished, peppy, modern fairy tale" by The Washington Post. With high-energy choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Memphis, Jersey Boys), this vivacious production is "delightfully spunky" with "timeless appeal" (Variety). (more...)

The Old Globe to present Reading of ANDA'S LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

The Old Globe is proud to participate in the National Jewish Theater Foundation - Holocaust Theater International Initiative - Remembrance Readings 2017 in Honor of Elie Wiesel. The Globe will present a reading ofAnda's Love by Joshua Sobol, directed by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, featuring Globe favorites Tovah Feldshuh (Golda's Balcony) and Natacha Roi (The Winter's Tale), with Talley Beth Gale (M.F.A. student in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program) reading stage directions. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents RABBIT HOLE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present RABBIT HOLE, David Lindsay-Abaire's touching play, as the final play in the 16/17 season.  Directed by Katie Laris, performances will be April 12-29 in the intimate Jurkowitz Theatre. (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound to Present ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL in Pinkney Park in June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

Shakespeare on the Sound has selected "All's Well that Ends Well" as its 20th anniversary presentation and named nationally renowned Mary B. Robinson to direct The Bard's subtle and poetic comedy in Pinkney Park June 11-28. (more...)

Canadian Stage's Shakespeare in High Park Returns for 34th Season This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Just in time for William Shakespeare's 400th anniversary, Canadian Stage's Shakespeare in High Park returns to the High Park Amphitheatre for a 34th season with two passionate Shakespearean classics: the great tragedy of Hamlet alongside the bold fairytale romance All's Well that Ends Well. Outdoors and under the stars, the plays run on alternating evenings from June 30 to September 4, Tuesday to Sunday at 8 pm. Each performance is pay-what-you can, with a suggested contribution of $20. The productions are presented by Canadian Stage in collaboration with the Department of Theatre, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York University. (more...)

Claire Kelly Named Artistic Director of Shakespeare on the Sound
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

   Claire Shannon Kelly of New Canaan has been named artistic director of Shakespeare on the Sound which concluded its 20th season in Rowayton's Pinkney Park June 28 with 16-night run of "All's Well that Ends Well." (more...)

Water Works Theatre Company Sets 15th Annual Shakespeare Royal Oak Events
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Shakespeare Royal Oak's 3rd Show: Romeo And Juliet August 7-8 (ROYAL OAK MI) Water Works Theatre Company announces the schedule and casts for its 15th annual outdoor summer theatre festival, Shakespeare Royal Oak. The festival begins July 27 in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park and continues through Sunday, August 9. Tickets ($10-$20) are on sale now online at www.shakespeareroyaloak.com for All's Well that Ends Well and As You Like It. A complete Shakespeare Royal Oak performance schedule follows this release. In addition to its outdoor productions, Water Works will also offer performance minded students an opportunity to learn from the experts with the Water Works Academy and KidsAct! July 27 - August 8. (more...)

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Set for Shakespeare in the Parking Lot This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, presented by The Drilling Company, opens its 23rd season July 6 to 22 with 'All's Well that Ends Well,' directed by Karla Hendrick.  It's the first time this play has been presented in a parking lot, ever. (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Shakespeare on the Sound's production June 11-28 of 'All's Well that Ends Well' is the centerpiece of the theater's 20th anniversary season, offering broader exposure for apprentices and an expanded dimension to the educational activities in Pinkney Park.   (more...)

Shakespeare on the Sound's ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

  Shakespeare on the Sound has selected "All's Well that Ends Well" as its 20th anniversary presentation and named nationally renowned Mary B. Robinson to direct The Bard's subtle and poetic comedy in Pinkney Park June 11-28, 2015. (more...)

Troian Bellisario to Reprise Role on USA Network's SUITS
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Troian Bellisario (“Pretty Little Liars”) is set to return to the hit USA Network Drama, SUITS, reprising her role as Claire. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE RAINMAKER, An American Classic, Opens at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with N. Richard Nash's moving American classic The Rainmaker from July 14 through August 5 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Set in the time of a paralyzing drought in Depression-era America, The Rainmaker tells the story of a pivotal hot summer day in the life of spinsterish Lizzie Curry, whose father and two brothers are worried as much about her marriage prospects as they are about their dying cattle. Enter Starbuck, the consummate con man, who promises to solve all their problems, for a fee. Directed by Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Robert Walsh, The Rainmaker cast features Brian Homer as Starbuck; Jessica Bates as Lizzie Curry; David DeBeck as H.C. Curry, the patriarch of the Curry family; Joe Short and Sean McCoy as the Curry brothers; Dave Rich as File and longtime Gordon College Professor of Theater Arts Norm Jones as Sheriff Thomas. N. Richard Nash's most celebrated play, The Rainmaker, appeared in all three mediums; on Broadway in 1954, as a motion picture starring Katharine Hepburn in 1956, and as a television production in 1982. A musical version of The Rainmaker, entitled 110 Degrees in the Shade, debuted on Broadway in 1963. (more...)

Broadway's Dale Soules Receives SAG Award Nom for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

DALE SOULES, most recently seen on Broadway in Hands On A Hard Body, has been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy for her work on the smash-hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Red Orchid Theatre Presents THE NETHER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

A Red Orchid Theatre continues 2016- 2017 Season with the Chicago premiere of The Nether, written by Jennifer Haley,directed by Ensemble Member Karen Kessler. The Nether features Ensemble Members Guy Van Swearingen and Doug Vickers with Maya Hlava, Ashley Neal and Steve Schine. The production runs January 26 - March 12, 2017, at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells. Press Opening is January 30, 2017 at 7 p.m.  (more...)

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents the Los Angeles Premiere of 946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The brilliant theatricality of Kneehigh, the innovative United Kingdom-based theater company, will be on display at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts once again when 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips has its Los Angeles premiere.  Based on the beloved book by War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, 946 explores everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings in this tender musical tale of love and war. Adapted by Morpurgo and Emma Rice, who also directs, 946 is a Kneehigh production presented in association with Birmingham Repertory and Berkeley Repertory Theatres. Performances begin February 9 with the opening on February 10. (more...)

National Theatre's Production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Comes to Canterbury Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

THE NATIONAL Theatre's internationally-acclaimed production of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time comes to Canterbury next month (March). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Great Lakes Theater's AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, Now Playing!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2016

Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, commences the second half its 2016-17 season with Agatha Christie's classic mystery thriller, And Then There Were None. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 26 - March 20, 2016. Charles Fee, GLT's Producing Artistic Director, directs the production. And Then There Were None is presented through special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 2/26/2017
by BWW - Feb 26, 2017

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Stage Left Theatre to Present ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, 4/23-5/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Stage Left Theatre announces their upcoming production of All's Well that Ends Well written by William Shakespeare and directed by ensemble member Drew Martin. All's Well that Ends Well is the third and final production of Stage Left's 33rd season. Press opening is Thursday, April 23rd at 7:30 PM at Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont. The show runs through May 24th. (more...)

Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth's 2017 Power, Passion, and Privilege Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

 This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well that Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and politics. Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the dynamics of gender, race, and society take center stage in 2017.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 2/19/2017
by BWW - Feb 19, 2017

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BWW Preview: Feminine Cast Highlights Award-Winning Young Company's ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 9, 2015

First Stage's prestigious Young Company, a troupe of advanced high school aged professionals-in-training, recently earned top honors in the Utah Shakespeare Festival/ Southern Utah University Shakespeare Competition this October. The 12-year old company of more than 50 youths sends a select group to compete in Utah and then tackles classical theater year round in Milwaukee that continually prepares them for these elite competitions. This December, under the direction of veteran Milwaukee actor Marcella Kearns (pictured) Young Company tweaks a challenging Shakespeare play with mature themes: All's Well that Ends Well. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 12/04/2016
by BWW - Dec 4, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley To Star In HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Today, Monday 21 December 2015, the Producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are delighted to announce that Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley will lead the cast as Harry, Hermione and Ron, which we previously announced here.   (more...)

Broadway Vet Dale Soules Nominated for 3rd SAG Award for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Broadway veteran and two-time SAG Award winner DALE SOULES has just been nominated for her third Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy for her work on the smash-hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. (more...)

BWW Review: Young Company's ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Believes in the Value of Youthful Talent and Virtue
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Dec 15, 2015

What a privilege to watch Young Company produce an all feminine All's Well that Ends Well. On Sunday night at the Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, Shakespeare's  coming of age romance unfolded under the direction of Marcella Kearns, who produced an amazing performance. Young Company's Director John Maclay acknowledged the beauty of the play, asking the audience to 'lean in and listen to the Bard's beautiful and evocative language.' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 12/11/2016
by BWW - Dec 11, 2016

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TN Shakespeare Company Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Embracing the joy and mystery of the season, Tennessee Shakespeare Company's fairy tale staging of William Shakespeare's heroic comedy All's Well that Ends Well continues its eighth performance season: Celebration 400. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL is Positively Splendid as Part of Shakespeare Royal Oak!
by Katie Laban - Aug 7, 2015

All's Well that Ends Wells is a splendid production that ends just that way, well. The Water Works Theatre Company puts on a great show from start to finish in the outdoor theatre full of laughs and joyous characters as part of the Shakespeare Royal Oak theatre festival. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2015

And Then Come The Nightjars is the first show in Theatre503's autumn season which will be showing from 2nd - 26th September. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)

Ombelico Mask Ensemble Tackles Hamlet During 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival September 15-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

After exploring the Greeks last year, Ombelico Mask Ensemble is scrambling up the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival with their madcap exploration of Shakespeare, Omeletto, Like Hamlet Only Scrambled. This World Premiere runs September 15-September 24, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 6 p.m. at Liberty Lands Park in Northern Liberties. More information about the company can be found atwww.ombelicomask.org. Information about the Philadelphia Fringe Festival can be found at www.fringearts.com. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, Now thru 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Stage Left Theatre announces their upcoming production of All's Well that Ends Well written by William Shakespeare and directed by ensemble member Drew Martin. All's Well that Ends Well is the third and final production of Stage Left's 33rd season. Press opening is tonight, April 23rd at 7:30 PM at Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont. The show runs through May 24th. (more...)

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