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Daly's Theatre

(New York, NY)
1221 Broadway (30th St.)
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by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) and Artistic Director Steve Maler, together with the City of Boston and Mayor Kim Janey, have announced the Company's plans to return to live performance this summer with its 25th anniversary production of Free Shakespeare on the Common.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021
The Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Newly elected members Felicia Curry and Rick Foucheux are both esteemed figures in the DMV Theatre Community, selected to serve alongside WAPAVA’s already impressive list of artistic, educational, and civic leaders.
by Stephi Wild - May 27, 2021
The world premiere of 'Psychodrama', a revenge tale about an actress in her 40s under investigation for the murder of an auteur theatre director, performed by Emily Bruni ('Peep Show') extends its run by two extra weeks to July 3 due to overwhelming demand.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021
New dates have been added to Original Theatre Company's first live stage production since March 2020.  The UK Tour of Ben Brown's new political drama, A SPLINTER OF ICE, will open on 8 June in Malvern and will tour until 31 July, with extra dates in York and Cambridge.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021
Check out Glenda's interview with Josh O'Connor and watch highlights from her career!
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021
Karen Ascoe will be joining the previously announced Oliver Ford Davies (Graham Greene) and Stephen Boxer (Kim Philby) as Rufa Philby. 
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2021
Melbourne Shakespeare Company’s moving contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy – King Lear is a tender, violent, and intimate exploration of old age portrayed in all its vulnerability, pride, folly and wisdom.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021
The acclaimed Judy & Liza Musical will bring the real-life story of mother and daughter stars Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli to audiences to venues across the North West in the coming weeks. It tells the turbulent tale of two of Hollywood’s biggest female stars, set against the backdrop of their infamous 1964 London Palladium concert.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021
It was exactly one year ago at this time that a lone, veteran Shakespearean actor, ventured out into the streets of the Lincoln Heights neighborhood to present a speech from the works of the immortal bard that he believed reflected the times we were living through.
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2021
Arizona Broadway Theatre has announced its 2021-2022 season this week. The Broadway-style productions will appear on ABT's Mainstage, with two limited engagement shows on the Encore Room stage, beginning this Fall. 
by Alex Freeman - May 17, 2021
The Cape Cod Theatre Project (CCTP) continues to bring extraordinary playwriting talent to the Cape this July with Season 27, featuring its 100th play. The season will once again be presented in an all-virtual format with a mix of emerging and established playwrights. This year, CCTP welcomes new and in-progress works by Bill Cain, Amy Evans, Selina Fillinger and Mike Lew who explore themes of identity, hidden secrets, far-reaching love, as well as birth and death.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2021
GUN HILL by award-winning Romanian-American playwright Saviana Stanescu, a timely play about gun violence in the US, has a (free) virtual reading on Monday, May 17, 6 pm EDT, opening Origin Theatre's '2021 European Month of Culture NYC,' produced in partnership with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2021
The acclaimed Judy & Liza will bring the real-life story of mother and daughter stars Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli to audiences at the famous Brighton Fringe this summer.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2021
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5/13/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021
The UK Tour of Ben Brown's new political drama, A SPLINTER OF ICE, will open on 8 June in Malvern and will tour until 31 July. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021
Shakespeare & Company will launch its 2021 season with a production of Shakespeare's King Lear, featuring acclaimed actor and three-time Emmy winner Christopher Lloyd. Directed by Nicole Ricciardi, King Lear will run July 2 through August 29.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021
Billy Porter once again delivers the LGBTQ State of the Union tomorrow, Tuesday, March 30 at 12pm EST. After a year of tragedy and triumph, he​ reminds us, “We will feel joy again soon,” as he reflects on the past year while looking forward to the one ahead. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021
The Group Rep will present REVENGE, a brand-new thriller directed by Bruce Kimmel. We could tell you more, but why spoil the fun, and besides, if we told you more, we'd have to kill you. A reading of a diabolical thriller you won't want to miss streams one time only on Saturday, April 3 at 5:00 pm (PDT).
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 27, 2021
March 27 marks World Theatre Day! Although we can't be together to celebrate, we can still reminisce on the fun of theatre in our lives.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe is preparing to reopen its outdoor theatre on 19 May 2021. Provided the conditions are met for Step 3 of the Government's roadmap for cultural reopening, the Globe will be welcoming audiences in for socially distanced performances, having closed on 18 March 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
1812 Productions will present a one-of-a-kind digital theatre experience, Set Model Theatre. Conceived at the height of national quarantine, Set Model Theatre is a documentary series that pulls back the curtain on the creative processes of 15 Philadelphia theatre designers as they work in distanced collaboration on a fantasy production of Shakespeare's King Lear.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
 Irish Repertory Theatre announced today three Performance on Screen digital productions for their Summer 2021 season. Ghosting, by Anne O’Riordan and Jamie Beamish and directed for streaming by Jamie Beamish, will premiere on Tuesday June 22, 2021. The production, starring Anne O’Riordan, will run through Sunday July 4, 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
Veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson shares a 'Street Theatre' rendition of American literary master Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem 'Annabel Lee' on the shore of the Pacific Ocean near Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California.
by Timothy Treanor - Jun 8, 2021
“What’s past is prologue” Prospero says in The Tempest, but when the present passes into the past what’s left is Will on the Hill and Far Away, the earnest and frequently successful effort by Congressmen to do Shakespeare funny. In this annual exercise, designed to raise funds for arts education, members of both Houses, as well as various other political luminaries (Washington is crawling with them), put themselves in preposterous situations which magically turn out well, just as characters in the Bard’s plays often do.
by Steve Callahan - Jun 7, 2021
Yes, André de Shields is playing Lear! His long career in musical theater stretches from the original Hair to The Wiz to Hadestown, and it is bespangled with awards (Emmy, Grammy and others). He’s an icon. Now, at seventy-five, he takes on the most demanding role in all of Shakespeare.
by Robert Diamond - Jun 7, 2021
The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s production of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, directed by Carl Cofield, opened in Forest Park on June 4 in St. Louis, MO. In the title role is Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown, The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Play On!, The Full Monty). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will honor Tony Award and two-time Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Annette Bening and trailblazing leader in the film industry Sherry Lansing as the 2021 Women in the Arts honorees.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 4, 2021
On June 1, 1st Stage premiered the immersive new web series, Duck Harbor, and revealed the cast to the world and each other.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021
NY Classical Theatre will return to live performance this summer with a production of William Shakespeare’s King Lear, which will be staged at four public parks in Manhattan and Brooklyn from June 24-August 8. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021
Blackeyed Theatre have today announced that their highly acclaimed production of Not About Heroes by Stephen MacDonald, which the company toured and filmed in 2014, will be premiered online on Friday 25 June at 8pm (UK time).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021
1812 Productions will present a one-of-a-kind digital theatre experience, Set Model Theatre. Conceived at the height of national quarantine, Set Model Theatre is a documentary series that pulls back the curtain on the creative processes of 15 Philadelphia theatre designers as they work in distanced collaboration on a fantasy production of Shakespeare's King Lear.
by Roger Catlin - Jun 15, 2021
It's becoming common for theaters to pause before each production and include, alongside the usual cell phone reminders, a land acknowledgement, recognizing indigenous people that came before.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
Shakespeare & Company has announced that on June 1, a limited number of additional tickets will be made available for all of its productions this season. This includes King Lear featuring Christopher Lloyd, BECOMING OTHELLO: A Black Girl’s Journey, Art, and a workshop version of Measure For Measure.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021
The Donmar Warehouse and Wessex Grove announce today they are partnering in a multi-year development deal to support the creation of new stage projects and invest in their life at the Donmar and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2021
Center Theatre Group has announced their digital stage schedule for April 5 – April 11, 2021. The Stratford Festival’s “Macbeth” premieres Thursday, April 8 and is available on demand through July 7, 2021. The lavish Stratford Festival film is free to Center Theatre Group subscribers and supporters and $10 for all others.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2021
In the spirit of fostering inclusiveness and accessibility, the Flynn is offering both virtual and in-person camps this summer, including past favorites and exciting new additions—all offered on a pay-what-you-can basis.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021
Following the success of the live Q&A in November 2020 which raised over £300,000 for Acting for Others, Lockdown Theatre today announces they will be rescreening For One Knight Only in aid of the Royal Theatrical Fund and partner organisation, the Fleabag Support Fund.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021
On July 9, 2022, Des Moines Metro Opera will add a new American work to the operatic canon with its world premiere of A Thousand Acres with music by Kristin Kuster and libretto by Mark Campbell. The work is based on Jane Smiley’s 1991 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and will be a centerpiece of DMMO’s 50th Anniversary Season in 2022.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 28, 2021
Golden Thread has announced that Sahar Assaf is the new Artistic Director. Following a global search, Sahar has relocated from Lebanon to San Francisco to helm the now 25 year old production company beginning May 3rd, following the stepping down of founding Artistic Director Torange Yeghiazarian.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announce the full casts for Shaw Shorts: How He Lied to Her Husband and Overruled – a double bill of Bernard Shaw's short plays directed by Artistic Director Paul Miller.
by Timothy Treanor - Apr 26, 2021
The thing about Romeo and Juliet – but you know this, Grasshopper – is that it isn’t a love story – not at all, not even a little bit. It is rather a story of desperation, ego and self-regard. Juliet is a thirteen-year-old girl who has just been given the alarming news that she will be forced to marry a man she’s never met.
by Alan Henry - Apr 24, 2021
We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!
by Caroline Sposto - Apr 24, 2021
When the pandemic hit, Charles E. Gerber, a NY actor, director, and acting instructor, moved his studio, Will's Playshop, online. From April 25th at 4 p.m. EST - Midnight April 29th, performances will be accessible to a worldwide audience, on a 'pay what you can' basis to benefit The Food Bank for New York City as well as The Workshop Theater.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2021
Iris Theatre today announce, on Shakespeare Day, the line-up for Shakespeare Sundays, as part of the company's Summer Festival 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 23, 2021
Center Theatre Group has announced their Digital Stage schedule for April 26 – May 2, 2021. The Civilians’ digital premiere production of “Black Feminist Video Game” by Darrel Alejandro Holneswill stream at 5 pm from Tuesday, April 27 through Sunday, May 2.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 22, 2021
Palo Alto Players, currently in its 90th season, returns to in-person theater for the first time since being shuttered in March 2020 with an outdoor staged production of TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021
Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Jonathan Church Productions' critically acclaimed production of David Mamet's highly provocative drama Oleanna, directed by Lucy Bailey, will tour the UK this Summer from 8 June, visiting Cambridge, Bath, Southampton and Malvern, before transferring to the West End's Arts Theatre, London from 21 July to 23 October 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021
The Stratford Festival is continuing to expand its online offerings as it marks the first anniversary of its Thursday night viewing parties this week with an encore screening of King Lear, and with a specially curated selection of theatrical content newly added to Stratfest@Home, the Festival’s $10-a-month streaming service.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Fletcher, the prolific costume designer for both stage and screen, died in Kansas City, MO on April 5 at the age of 98.
by Herbert Paine - Apr 14, 2021
Arizona Theatre Company presents Lauren Gunderson's autobiographical tour de force, THE HEATH, under the direction of Sean Daniels and featuring Gunderson and John Larroquette. THE HEATH is a play that must be heard to be seen for the fulness of its lyricism, revelatory power, and humanity.