Hamlet

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 9, 2019
Zoe Kazan's latest play, After the Blast, is set to take the Black Box Stage as part of the new Firestone Theatre season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The Citizens Theatre has unveiled the cast for its production of Pinocchio, written by Robert Alan Evans and adapted with Lu Kemp, based on the original and much-loved story by Carlo Collodi.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 9, 2019
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its exciting 2019 Season with William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' Directed by Ian Belknap, the show will be on the Madison stage from October 16 to November 17. Broadwayworld NJ had the opportunity to interview Belknap about his career and the upcoming show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The Assembly announced that Tony Award-winning producer Meredith Lucio has joined the company as Producing Director while Associate Producer Emily Caffery has been promoted to the role of Artistic Producer.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Quintessence of Dust Theatre Company will host a one night only benefit reading of the Tony Award winning musical Fun Home. Tony Award nominees Jenn Colella (Come From Away) and Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom) are set to play Alison and Medium Alison, respectively.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's (Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy For You) Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Based on his own parents' love story, U.S. Army Captain Jacob S. Ludwig and aspiring actress, Louise Rabiner, meet through a series of letters and become pen pals. Set in 1942 during World War II, a romance begins and the two must find their way toward each other, even though they have never met. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Dear Jack, Dear Louise runs November 21 a?" December 29, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, in partnership with SHOW- SCORE.COM, recently launched ALL NEW YORK'S A STAGE, the first-ever campaign dedicated to raising the visibility of our vibrant local theater industry, which is made up of small venues, companies and related organizations throughout the five boroughs.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
With her production of the world première of Anupama Chandrasekhar's When the Crows Visit in rehearsals, Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham today announces Pass Over, A Museum in Baghdad and The Glee Club which will be staged at Kiln Theatre in 2020, following the previously announced Snowflake by Mike Bartlett.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for Park Theatre's festive family adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic: The Snow Queen. Focusing on the origins of the Queen who brings endless winter, the cast includes: Frances Marshall, Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Esmonde Cole, Sarah-Louise Young, Justin Brett, Paula James and Matt Cavendish. The production is adapted by Charles Way and directed by Abigail Anderson, with a national press night on Friday 6 December, 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Today, the Evening Standard announces the annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards in association with Michael Kors, will take place at the West End's largest theatre, the London Coliseum on Sunday 24th November, with a ceremony presented by Cush Jumbo.
by Addison McKissack - Oct 6, 2019
It's rare that I see a production that leaves me speechless like Texas State's production of ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD. This show is so conceptual and cerebral that it is an experience that you won't often find in the theatre. In short, director Allison Price has put together a truly singular theatre going experience with ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at Texas State University.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2019
A new adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper opened this weekend at IRT theater in Greenwich Village. The multimedia staging will run until Oct 13th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2019
Sweet Productions and award-winning actress Emily Carding brings another incredible one woman show to London Horror Festival 2019. Quintessence is a dystopian science-horror questioning how we, as a society and a species, can hope to survive our own self-destructive tendencies, and can the future rely on the very technology we've created.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
On announcing the season Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, said: a?oeCreated in Stratford-upon-Avon, shared around the world, crossing borders of creativity, community, culture and technology, our new season celebrates Shakespeare's unique contribution to world culture, whilst at the same time asking us to consider our own place within society, our families and community. Whether experiencing our work on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon, on nationwide tours, in schools and local communities, through live cinema screenings or via the latest digital innovations, the shared experiences and emotional connections forged through live theatre feel as urgent and necessary today as they ever havea??.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional regional theatre, will begin its 2019-20 season in a big way by presenting Bedlam's 'Saint Joan.' The lauded production from the critically acclaimed New York-based theatre company will run Oct. 19 through Nov. 3.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2019
Duncan Macmillan's Lungs is directed by Matthew Warchus and stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith. The show began previews on 14 October. Let's see what the critics are saying...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces full casting and tour dates for a new production of Daphne du Maurier's psychological thriller My Cousin Rachel, adapted by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
The DCPA Theatre Company, the regional producing theatre arm of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), is proud to announce the full casting and creative team for Twelfth Night.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a?oeSongs from Cult Classics to Benefit the ACLUa??.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Sonia Friedman Productions today announced further casting for Conor McPherson's (The Weir, Girl from the North Country), new adaptation of Uncle Vanya directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem, The Seagull).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Enjoy 2 tickets to performances of The Jungle and Hamlet at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn, along with dinner for 2.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Oct 18, 2019
It's been a good year for Sharon D Clarke. In April, she finished starring in Caroline, or Change, for which she won the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Clarke and the show transfer to Broadway next year. In the summer, she was The Lady in Blues in the Night at the Kiln Theatre and she also starred as Linda Loman in Death of a Salesman at the Young Vic. Miller's play, directed by Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell, transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre this autumn.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Urban Stages will open its' season with the New York Premiere of Idris Goodwin's Bars and Measures, directed by Kristan Seemel. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's Producing Artistic Director Patrick Mulcahy announced today the 2020 summer season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Play That Goes Wrong brings mayhem to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts from October 31 through November 3. The Play That Goes Wrong is generously sponsored by The Club at Rockland Trust Bank.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents Fefu and Her Friends, one of the most beloved plays of the late, nine-time Obie Award-winning Cuban-American playwright and director María Irene Fornés. Lileana Blain-Cruz, winner of two Obie Awards (Suzan-Lori Parks' The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World and Jackie Sibblies Drury's Marys Seacole) stages the play in her TFANA directing debut, the first Off-Broadway revival of Fefu and Her Friends since American Place Theatre's 1978 staging. Fefu plays on the Samuel H. Scripps Mainstage at TFANA's home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn), November 16-December 8, 2019.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2019
Just last night, Primary Stages held its 35th Anniversary Gala, honor ingPulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck (Downstairs, Bernhardt/Hamlet), and Tony Award-winning producers from the Primary Stages family Jamie deRoy (The Ferryman, Little Women), Dasha Epstein (Ain't Misbehavin', Exits and Entrances), Susan Rose (The Band's Visit, Sabina), and Cheryl Wiesenfeld (Ain't Too Proud, In the Continuum). 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
It takes a village to create a masterpiece. OBIE Winner, José Rivera ('Marisol' and 'References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot'), premieres another powerful stage-work at the East Village's arts haven, The theater at the 14th Street Y.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Broadway's master songman Mandy Patinkin, accompanied by Adam Ben-David on piano, will bring his newest theater concert, Mandy Patinkin in Concert: DIARIES, to Musco Center for the Arts for one performance only on November 24, 2019 at 4pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
The Watermill Theatre today announces its new season for Spring 2020. The new programme draws on and develops The Watermill's long history of reinventing established musical theatre titles, daring ensemble Shakespeare productions and pertinent contemporary writing.
by Jonathan Marshall - Oct 16, 2019
This October marks the 20th anniversary of The Lion King at London's Lyceum Theatre. Premiering way back in 1999, the show has entertained over 16 million people and remains the West End's bestselling stage production and the sixth-longest-running West End musical of all time. To celebrate the show's roaring success (pardon the pun), BroadwayWorld spoke with George Asprey, who plays Scar, about being the villain and why he feels the show is still so well loved after all these years.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Tony Award nominee Maria Dizzia will star in the first two stops of the national tour of Heidi Schreck's Tony Award nominated play and Pulitzer Prize finalist What the Constitution Means to Me, directed by Oliver Butler. Dizzia will perform the lead role in Los Angeles at the Mark Taper Forum and in Chicago at the Broadway Playhouse
by Lora Strum - Oct 15, 2019
Broadway World caught up with Ayana Workman to talk process, life and death, and why you can't really take it with you in Obie Award-winner and MacArthur a?oeGeniusa?? Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' production of 'Everybody..'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
San Francisco North Bay theater artists gathered Monday night at 3 Disciples Brewing in downtown Santa Rosa for the Fourth Annual Marquee Theater Journalists Association Awards. Eighteen awards were given to local theatre artists and productions whose nominations were culled from the sixty-eight Sonoma County productions attended by members from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that author, playwright, television writer, and lyricist, Sam Bobrick, best known for creating the television series Saved By the Bell, has passed away after suffering a stoke. He was 87 years old.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2019
Joseph Marcell - best known as laconic British butler 'Geoffrey' in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - and Christopher Fairbank - best known for his role as 'Moxey' in the iconic British series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet - will star as 'Byron' and 'Ames' in the long-awaited UK premiere of Sam Shepard's play AGES OF THE MOON, directed by Alexander Lass, playing from Thursday 17 October - Sunday 24 November at the Vaults Theatre in London's Waterloo, with a press night on Wednesday 23 October.
by Sarah Hookey - Oct 14, 2019
They say art imitates life, and Paul David Young is no stranger to this.
by Sabrina Wallace - Oct 12, 2019
With punk-rock undertones and theatrical mastery, 12 OPHELIAS (A Play With Broken Songs) empowers female characters, subdues bad boys, and engulfs us all in a new version of a story that we always loved to hate.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019
Kekene XIII - The Gathering 2019, a weekend-long celebration of Ivory Coast drum and dance, will have a limited engagement run from Saturday November 9 thru Sunday November 10 in NYC. The production features an evening of dance and drum spectacle at JKO High School,120 West 46th Street, NY, NY, followed by Sunday dance and drum workshops by West African instructors at the National Black Theater at 2031 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
This October and November, the Contemporary Theater Company tackles arguably one of the greatest plays ever written, Hamlet by William Shakespeare. The show opens October 18 and runs through November 16.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
IAMA Theatre Company has revealed the mystery title of the new musical promised in the company's 2019-20 season announcement: Tony-nominated director Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Broadway's Hand to God, Present Laughter, Bernhardt/Hamlet; off-Broadway's Teenage Dick) will direct the West Coast premiere of Found: A New Musical Comedy, with a book by Hunter Bell and Lee Overtree and music and original lyrics by Eli Bolin.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage's 2019/20 Celebrity Opera Series commences with Diana Damrau (soprano) and Nicolas Testé (bass) on Saturday, May 16, 2020. James Conlon, Music Director of the Los Angeles Opera (since 2006) and Principal Conductor of the RAI National Symphony Orchestra in Torino, Italy (since 2016), conducts the orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago kicks off its 25th Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Shakespeare's great revenge tragedy HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARK, running Oct. 11-19, 2019, at eight Chicago-area venues, including a new venue for this season, the Des Plaines Public Library.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
This October and November, the Contemporary Theater Company tackles arguably one of the greatest plays ever written, Hamlet by William Shakespeare. The show opens October 16 and runs through November 16.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
This October NYC based theater company Hit The Lights! Theater Co. collaborates with the New York Botanical Garden on their annual halloween themed Spooky Pumpkin Nights.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the Theater's upcoming production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, staged by Artistic Director Barbara Gaines, October 31a?"December 22, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
'Now entertain conjecture of a time - maybe it's 1958, maybe it's 1598, maybe it's today...' With those words, spoken slyly over a cool, hipster jazz groove, JOHN ALLEE draws us into BARDFLY, an otherworldly, super-literate and supremely swinging realm that finds the veteran stage and TV actor, singer-songwriter and all-around creative hyphenate fusing his dual lifelong passions for all things Shakespeare and jazz.
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 - Oct 1, 2019
A pair of shipwrecked pirate perverts. A psychologist with a suspicious client. A drama student with a seance candle. An estranged son circling the widowed step-mother. All that from four writers, two actors, and one director... Anthology is back.