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National Theatre

(New York, NY)
208 W. 41st St.
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Barrington Stage Company has announced the 2020 Associate Artists – lighting designer David Lander, director/choreographer Jeffrey Page and actress Alysha Umphress. The Associate Artists program’s honorees include choreographer Joshua Bergasse, director Joe Calarco, costume designer Jen Caprio, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
As a special gift to Vermonters this holiday season, Northern Stage has partnered with Vermont Public Radio to present a free one-time-only broadcast of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Saturday, December 12, at 3 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
The films include THE DYBBUK; TEVYA (starring Maurice Schwartz, based on the Sholem Aleichem stories which inspired the legendary musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF); AMERICAN MATCHMAKER; HER SECOND MOTHER; MIR KUMEN ON; OVERTURE TO GLORY; ELI ELI; JEWISH KING LEAR; MOTEL, THE OPERATOR; and THREE DAUGHTERS.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
The Society for Theatre Research has revealed the judges for the Theatre Book Prize 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Riverside Studios today announces further programming for its inaugural Christmas season in association with New Frame Productions, including an evening of unplugged performance with West End Acoustic featuring SIX's Maiya Quansah-Breed and Renée Lamb, Wicked's Nicholas McLean, Jesus Christ Superstar's Tyrone Huntley and Dear Evan Hansen's Oliver Award-winning Sam Tutty.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Kino Lorber's long-awaited Blu-ray of THE JEWISH SOUL: CLASSICS OF YIDDISH CINEMA is set for release next Tuesday, November 24th. With new translations by noted Yiddish cultural historian, actor (the Coen Brothers' A SERIOUS MAN, 'Boardwalk Empire'), playwright, and translator Allen Lewis Rickman.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
With an eye toward the future, Seattle Rep today announced the largest playwright commission project of the organization's history. After what has and continues to be a relentless year for the arts, Seattle Rep plants seeds for the future of the industry by devising an ambitious commission project featuring three initiatives: 20x30: Reimagining the Anthropocene, a program that will commission 20 playwrights; New Directions, a program that will commission directors each year; and the launch of a commissioning program for Seattle Rep's Public Works.
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 Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2021
Today's top stories: Mean Girls will not reopen, sneak peek at Wayne Brady's concert with Seth Rudetsky, Spamalot movie adaptation acquired by Paramount, and more!
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
Theatre actors have been largely out of work since Broadway shut down last year, and television is coming to the rescue. In an interview with Deadline, 'Law & Order: SVU' showrunner and Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Warren Leight said he is making the effort to hire as many Broadway actors as possible as the Coronavirus pandemic continues into 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s new virtual series “The Actor’s Craft” offers a glimpse into the process actors use to bring Shakespeare’s characters to life on stage. Each session features a renowned actor talking about the character with CSC Artistic Director Steven Maler and then performing selected scenes and soliloquies. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2021
A new remix of Billy Porter's 'Finally Ready' has been released today! UK house label, Defected Records released 'Finally Ready' from The Shapeshifters featuring Porter earlier this June. On November 13, they released two new remixes of the track from house music producer, David Penn and Polish production team, Catz and Dogz.
by TV News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
Nine titles from Stratford-upon-Avon's famed Royal Shakespeare Company will arrive on BroadwayHD this month, with 20 more set to appear over the next two months. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2021
The Blind Cupid Shakespeare Company will be hosting a live performance fundraiser streamed live over Zoom and Youtube on February 12th, 2021. The showcase will feature a range of artists from over the world including America, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and United States.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) kicks off the new year with the virtual dramatic reading of the regional premiere drama/comedy 20th Century Blues by Susan Miller, streaming online for two weeks only February 1-14, 2021. Originally scheduled to close the 2019-2020 Season, this production was temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
RED BULL THEATER today announced that its offerings will continue on Monday, February 1st at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation: Tony Award-winning Actor ANDRÉ DE SHIELDS will join host NATHAN WINKELSTEIN, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director, for a conversation focused on the ‘man more sinned against than sinning,’ Shakespeare’s King Lear.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Today (January 18) in live streaming: Kelli O'Hara sings with Seth Rudetsky, BAM celebrates MLK Day, and more!
by Team BWW - Jan 18, 2021
Kelli O'Hara's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kelli singing Always Better from The Bridges of Madison County.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2021
Kelli O'Hara's concert with Seth Rudetsky, as part of The Seth Concert Series, premieres tonight, January 17, at 8pm EST. The concert will then re-air tomorrow, January 18, at 3pm.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 16, 2021
Watch as Richard chats with Broadway's favorite soprano, Kelli O'Hara, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, January 17 (8pm) and Monday, January 18 (3pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2021
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, January 16-17, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
Art House Productions has announced their first audio play, Black Tom Island by Martin Casella available starting Monday, January 18 at 10:00am EST. A free virtual panel discussion about the actual event featuring historians and the play's creative team will take place on Sunday, February 7 at 3:00pm EST on Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Award Winning, Independent Theatre company SCAPEGOAT CARNIVALE presents its new international digital commissioning initiative in response to Covid 19, SOLICITING PROPHECY, being launched online February 15, 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2021
On February 8th, 2020, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio awarded the Certificate of Recognition of the City of New York to opera singer, actor, director, and producer David Serero for his achievements and contributions to the City of New York.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
Tennessee Shakespeare Company completes its season-long Dr. Greta McCormick Coger Literary Salon Series on Friday, February 26 at 8:00 pm (CST) with an exploration of William Shakespeare's celebratory comedy, Twelfth Night.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
On February 12, 2021, Door Shakespeare brings together an eclectic ensemble of nine artists to share excerpts from three plays by William Shakespeare that are featured in Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven as part of the 2021 NEA Big Read: Door County, running through February 13.
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that 'The Sound of Music' star Christopher Plummer has passed away at the age of 91. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
The Stratford Festival was shocked and deeply saddened by the news of Christopher Plummer's death. The theatrical pioneer was a member of the Stratford acting company for 11 seasons between 1956 and 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
Following a highly productive and successful season of online productions, Original Theatre Company is delighted to announce its first live stage production since March 2020, which will be filmed on stage at the Cheltenham Everyman Theatre and released online, before touring UK theatres early summer. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2021
Urban Stages has announced Urban Stages' Women's Month selection, Eleanor and Alice by Ellen Abrams, performed as a radio play. The radio play will premiere on March 18 at 7:30 pm with a premiere night benefit exclusive to ticket holders.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
McKellen talks about his work on stage (Richard III, Acting Shakespeare, Waiting for Godot) and screen (The Lord of the Rings, The X-Men, Gods and Monsters, The Good Liar) during this wide-ranging dialogue.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
Some day it's going to happen: You're going to find yourself on stage, wearing tights, and saying things in iambic pentameter. Face it, you're in a Shakespeare play, and that means it's a pretty good bet you're going to DIE.
by Student Blogger: Cris Blak - Feb 17, 2021
The New York-based theatre company, founded and led by immigrant women, is slowly making its mark on the New York arts scene by telling its own stories.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2021
For many years, the sounds of Shakespeare echoed through the trees at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s iconic Berkshire estate. Now, more than four decades after its founding, Shakespeare & Company is reimagining its history of outdoor performances with the creation of a 500-seat amphitheater on the sprawling campus it has called home since 2000.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2021
Since 1998, the EST/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Science & Technology Project has developed hundreds of new plays that question and broaden the view of science in the popular imagination. Each play’s life onstage begins with the First Light Festival, an annual presentation of new readings, workshops and productions.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
Today (February 1) in live streaming: Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer sing with Seth Rudetsky, Krysta Rodriguez on Live at the Lortel, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2020
The Second Age Project's Dinitha Senevirathne has been with the ensemble since he was 12.
by Bruce Apar - Dec 7, 2020
When the ghost of Scrooge’s deceased partner Jacob Marley shows up to apprise him of the three visitations coming his way, if you close your eyes, Mr. Spaddacino would have you believing there were two actors on stage. It’s a lot of fun to watch -- and hear.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2020
David Mamet’s provocative drama Oleanna, directed by Lucy Bailey stars Rosie Sheehy and Jonathan Slinger and is running at Theatre Royal Bath’s Ustinov Studio from 3 December to 22 December and again from 4 January to 16 January 2021. Reduced capacity at the Ustinov Studio will allow for an audience of 60 persons per performance.
by Gil Kaan - Dec 5, 2020
Rubicon Theatre presents the World Premiere of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST, a modern day take on Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 novella A Christmas Carol. Stellar cast of twenty-four includes: Betsy Wolfe as Estella Scrooge, Clifton Duncan as Phillip 'Pip' Nickleby, Lauren Patten as Dawkins, Patrick Page as Mr. Merdle, Carolee Carmello as Marla Havisham, Danny Burstein as Ebenezer Scrooge.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 5, 2020
Centenary Stage Company has announced the first professional series performance of their 35th Anniversary Season, Stephen Temperley’s new adaptation of 'A Christmas Carol.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort’s My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will be available to stream February 3 - 14, 2021. This Video on Demand production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
CSC  is participating in Downtown Boston Business Improvement District's “Stage Windows” initiative, which features installations in storefront windows created by four top Boston-area performing arts organizations.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020
“The Snow Walk Of the Empress Matilda”* a monologue by Stuart Eugene Bousel created for and performed by Catherine Luedtke** will be streamed online at www.facebook.com/exittheatresf and www.youtube.com/exittheatre at 7pm January 28, 2021 and only available until February 1, 2021 part of EXIT Theatre Presents, EXIT Theatre's online performance series.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020
The plays of Shakespeare have been translated into more than one hundred languages, and his timeless stories have inspired great works in many art forms.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that five award-winning stars of the stage and screen will join the January 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2020
SHADOWLAND STAGES today announced that the theatre will present a special online benefit reading of CHRISTMAS EVE 1953, a short story by Tom Hanks that has been adapted for the stage by SHADOWLAND STAGES' artistic associate, James Glossman.
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020
An all new trailer for Original Theatre Company's The Haunting of Alice Bowles has been released.
by Nicholas Adler - Dec 1, 2020
Singer, actor and songwriter, D.C. Anderson is a very talented person. His latest album, Sarasota is D.C.'s 12th studio album which was released earlier in 2020.