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Hamlet - - Off-Broadway

The King of Denmark is dead. His widow Queen Gertrude has quickly married his brother Claudius, usurping her son’s right to the throne.

Hamlet. The immortal tale of a vengeful prince, possibly driven to madness by the world around him. Starring Matthew Newton, this off Broadway show is a bold new interpretation of William Shakespeare's most famous play and literature's most infamous character.

Schedule

ArcLight Theatre

(New York, NY)
152 West 71st Street


 

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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2020
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, October 231-November 1, 2020.
by Peter Nason - Oct 31, 2020
I needed this; we needed this; and if you are reading this, I know that you need this right now too.
by Maya Bowles - Oct 31, 2020
This week, Storyglass released the first three episodes of their new podcast, What I Love, hosted by former artistic director of the Royal Court, Ian Rickson. In each episode, Rickson speaks with a different artist about three of their cultural treasures – a film, a poem, and a song. The interviews were recorded over the summer, taking place in empty theatres, against the poignant backdrop of their closure due to the coronavirus. Rickson adapts the Desert Island Discs premise, embodying a more therapeutic, creative and almost spiritual version of Kirsty Young, as he strives to see the world through his guest’s eyes.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Almeida Theatre has announced a socially distanced season of three world premieres for Christmas 2020 and into 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Today (October 30) in live streaming: Find out who made the Top 5 on Next On Stage, Christina Bianco sings at Birdland, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is offering its first Fall Musical Theatre Training Program for young people ages 9-18 years of age. Students of all experience levels are welcome for this 5-class program, where they will be coached in musical theater performance and technique by some of the industry's leading professional artists & educators.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Live Theatre returns to Manchester next month with a new two week, Covid-secure live arts event staged at the Altrincham Garrick Playhouse. It is confirmed that the festival is able to go ahead in the regions Tier 3 restrictions.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire have announced Berkshire Theatre’s 2020 holiday season. According to Maguire, “During a time when families are feeling isolated and challenged, we strive to bring you programming that seems more important than ever, imagined in creative spaces, and in the spirit of the holiday season,'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Hudson Guild Theatre Company's world premiere of Tasha Partee's A Five Mile Radius will receive a special Encore Presentation on the Hudson Guild YouTube channel starting this Friday October 30th at 7:30PM with continuous streaming through Sunday November 1st ending at 5PM. The virtual production has been imaginatively filmed using zoom technique. Jim Furlong and Devin Klos direct a twelve actor cast in this timely play which caps off Hudson Guild Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Shakespeare & Company has announce the launch of a November Reading Series held virtually, November 5 – November 22, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2020
Scoot Theatre have announced the cast for their festive production of A Christmas Carol, adapted and directed by Scoot Founder Max Hutchinson (As an actor - The Woman in Black in the West End, The 39 Steps at The Barn Theatre and The Hound of the Baskervilles at Jermyn Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020
The Parent Artist Advocacy League is partnering with The Public Theater to launch the PAAL International Digital Summit 2020, the second annual convening from the partnership to date. Over 15 speakers, eight sessions, and four countries will provide case studies, examples, and guidance on developing caregiver support.
by Maria Nockin - Oct 23, 2020
We start at the L A Opera website with a ”Living Room Recital.” Michael J. Hawk, baritone, sings a program entitled “Shakespeare in France and on Broadway.” He performs “Mab! la reine des mensonges” (“Mab, Queen of Lies”) from Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod and three arias from Ambroise Thomas’s Hamlet.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
The Met has announced themed lineups for five weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
The Globe Theatre is to open 13 – 15 November, for a weekend of socially distanced, open-air film screenings.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) is offering their popular Writer-Producer Virtual Speed Date event on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 2:30pm-6:30pm via Zoom. Writers will have a chance to pitch their work to a Zoom room of serious producers and receive coaching.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
The 24th edition of the Istanbul Theatre Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding Energy Group Companies Aygaz, Opet and Tüpraş, will be held between 14 November and 1 December 2020 both on stage and online with a hybrid programme.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited is offering their popular Writer-Producer Virtual Speed Date event on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 2:30pm-6:30pm via Zoom. Writers will have a chance to pitch their work to a Zoom room of serious producers and receive coaching.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
West End vets have teamed up with Broadway and Hollywood stalwarts for the fourth and final episode of the all-free radio play production of Shakespeare's The Tempest which airs Thursday, October 22nd at 7PM EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features The Broadhurst Theatre! Learn about Jagged Little Pill, nominated for 15 Tony Awards, The Group Theatre featuring Strasberg, Adler and others, the theatre's longest running show and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Angela Lansbury has enjoyed a career without precedent. Her professional career spans more than half-a-century, during which she has flourished, first as a star of motion pictures, then as a four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical star, and most recently as the star of 'Murder, She Wrote,' the longest running detective drama series in the history of television.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Today on Friday, October 16th at 7pm, a special virtual reading of 'One Empire, Under God' - Anthony J. Piccione's new full-length drama exploring religious extremism & right-wing populism - will be broadcast via Zoom to monthly patrons on Patreon, as well as selected invited guests. Immediately after the reading, there will be a talkback - moderated by co-producer Jay Michaels - featuring the playwright, director & cast.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Mandy Patinkin and his wife Kathryn Grody want YOU to vote this November and they've come together again through the magic of Twitter to tell you why. 'Don’t believe the polls. Trump has inverted reality,' writes Patinkin. 'Help get out the vote in swing states from wherever you are.'
by Student Blogger: Sydney Emerson - Oct 15, 2020
“I just don’t get it—how a mediocre actor from a measly little town is suddenly  the brightest jewel in England’s royal crown.” Barely ten minutes into the show,  Something Rotten manages to sum up exactly how most students feel about William  Shakespeare—ambivalent at best and loathful at worst. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
Silver Glass Productions presents TIME on Saturday, October 24th @ 7:00 pm at Zoom online.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020
Audiences worldwide have one final week to stream Utopia, the wildly inventive premiere from Obie Award winning playwright Charles L. Mee, presented by San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020
Fall is a special time, full of changes, new memories, and new adventures. At its best it is glorious, a grand mosaic of color full of sunshine with cooler temperatures that invigorate. It's the perfect time of year to sit back, relax, and let Cape May Stage give you a taste of Broadway that you have been missing.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
HAMLET AND BLACK LIVES will premiere on November 10 at 7:00PM ET on The Public Theater's website and YouTube Channel. The virtual event will feature Karen Ann Daniels, Chukwudi Iwuji, Patricia MacGregor, James Shapiro, and Praycious Wilson-Gay.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Bell Shakespeare has today announced their 2021 season, which will mark the company's return to the stage and live performance for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown in March.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2020
The Citizens Theatre and Stellar Quines have today announced that a new filmed version of their 2019 theatre show, Fibres, will premiere online on Wednesday 25 November at 7pm.  Free to view, the film will be available for one month by booking a watch at home ticket from fibresfilm.co.uk. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2020
Mad Cow Theatre and producer Hunter Arnold unofficially kicked off the holiday season early today, announcing that a special filmed version of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic A Christmas Carol starring one of the finest stage actors of our time, Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays, will be released worldwide on Saturday, November 28.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2020
Today's top stories: The Grammy Awards nominated 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie' for Best Musical Theatre Album, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
Today (November 25) in live streaming: Patti Murin and Colin Donnell visit Backstage Live, get cooking on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Voting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020
Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage will continue its 34th Season with It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, just in time for the holiday season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2020
Antipodes Theatre Company has announced the final entry in their 2020 Ricochet Reading Series, Theresa Borg’s Dame & Commander. The virtual reading will be streamed live to the ATC Facebook Page on Monday 7th December at 7:00pm and remain available for one week. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours. Kathleen Chalfant will be featured on November 23rd, followed by Matthew Saldivar finishing off the month on November 30th.
by Maria Nockin - Nov 20, 2020
From now to November 29, 2020, Los Angeles Opera is featuring The Anonymous Lover Composed by a Black man, Joseph Bologne, also known as the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The cast, made up of members of LAO's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program, is conducted by Music Director James Conlon. https://www.laopera.org/performances/updated-2021-season/the-anonymous-lover/
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces a commission with UNIVERSES to take on Hamlet. Amrita Ramanan, OSF's Literary Director, will serve as dramaturg.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
Armie Hammer will star as 'Joe' in a Veterans Day benefit presentation of Sundogs, a new play by Howard Emanuel and directed by Heather Arnson. Sundogs will premiere on Play-PerView on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. EST, with a video-on-demand link available for immediate purchase and viewable beginning Monday, November 9.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily during the week for one hour with Segal Center’s director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustand— the State of the World.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre (CAMT) will celebrate the 30-year-anniversary of its founding  with 'Thirty Years Later!,' a Zoom celebration Sunday, November 22 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
This winter, Trap Door Theatre will collaborate with eight directors to create a series of episodes adapted from Matei Visniec's Decomposed Theatre Or The Human Trashcan. From Dec. 3, 2020, to Feb.4, 2021, a unique adaptation from Visniec's 'dialogic spectacle of monologues' will be performed live on Zoom between the resident Chicago ensemble and an international group of guest performers and directors.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2020
2020 has proven to be an exceptional year for the Tony Awards and the nominees in the category of Best Original Score are equally exceptional. In a category usually dominated by musical scores, all five nominees in the category come from plays.
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 15, 2020
As the series draws to a close, completing 40 shows within eight months, actor and director Robert Myles looks back on the successes of The Show Must Go Online and the rise of Zoom theatre. The Tempest ​​​​​​​will be the final show in the Shakespeare series that began at the end of March.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
The Royal Shakespeare Company has today announced details of its Winter 2020 programme which includes a newly commissioned series of Tales for Winter running from Saturday 5 December 2020 to Saturday 23 January 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
The Drama League has announced the formation of its first Directors Council, featuring nationally-renowned directors Daniel Banks, Melia Bensussen, Christopher Burris, Jillian Carucci, Jennifer Chang, Desdemona Chiang, R.J. Cutler, Estefanía Fadul, Raz Golden, Brian Eugenio Herrera, Adam Immerwahr, Gwynn MacDonald, Tony Phelan and more.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020
BroadwayWorld recently chatted with Scranton Shakes founder Michael Bradshaw Flynn and Pinkhouse Productions' Lawryn LaCroix to find out even more about the exciting opportunity!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2020
Extended by popular demand, the first production of North Coast Rep's Filmed Plays Online, Necessary Sacrifices written by Richard Hellesen and directed by Peter Ellenstein continues for nationwide streaming on showtix4U via the North Coast Rep website.