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East 13th Street/CSC Theatre

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by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 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 BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with consequences he little expects. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that ensues, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a king - and thereby discovers the essence of his own humanity.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
The Time Traveller's Wife, the best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger and the New Line Cinema film screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin, will become a new musical and premiere in the UK in late 2021/early 2022. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival announced today that Tony, Emmy and Grammy award-winner André De Shields will star in King Lear as part of its 21st summer of free Shakespeare in Forest Park. The production marks the theater's return to live outdoor performance, one of the first scheduled in the country.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
The Heath will be presented in an audio format with imagery at 5 p.m. April 14 through 5 p.m. April 18 (Arizona Time) and can be viewed at www.arizonatheatre.org and on YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2021
The House Theatre of Chicago today announced the appointment of its new Artistic Director, Lanise Antoine Shelley. Shelley is a multi-hyphenate Haitian artist, director, playwright, educator, visual artist and accomplished actress who has performed with some of the country's most prestigious companies.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
Keen Co Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced new guests for upcoming evenings of the FREE event, Keen After Hours: Heidi Armbruster & Paul Niebanck, who share the distinction of working on the most Keen productions, on April 5th, joining the previously announced Nick Blaemire tonight, March 22nd followed by Dan Domingues on March 29th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021
Source Material will present the World Premiere of Low Skies Divine, an abstract sound-based performance piece inspired by William Shakespeare’s King Lear, created by director Samantha Shay and composer Áslaug Magnúsdóttir.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021
The Actors' Gang Theater announces a new Axis Mundi evening as part of its digital season: Axis Mundi – In Conversation with Tim Robbins and theatrical legend and visionary director, Peter Brook. The free event, produced in partnership with Fundación Teatro a Mill, will be translated into French and Spanish and will be streamed Thursday, March 25th at 7 pm PST through Zoom and Facebook Live. The live translation is only available through Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021
A dazzling and heart-warming stage show charting the careers and relationship between Hollywood mother and daughter Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli is going on a UK tour which will open many theatres out of lockdown.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announces the play titles and full cast for Inside – the first instalment of Inside/Outside, a collection of world premiere short plays by emerging and established writers.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2021
Matthew Bourne’s production of “The Red Shoes” premieres Friday, March 19 at 8 pm and streams Saturday, March 20 at 5 and 8 pm; and Sunday, March 21 at 1 and 5 pm (all times Pacific). The Red Shoes” is a tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world.
by Virag Dombay - Mar 10, 2021
To celebrate Women's History Month, next up on my arts in conversation is Asabi Goodman, Lisa Hickey, Lauren Roche and Amanda McErlean from the cast of The Curator's The Revolutionists. Their respective bios are featured at the bottom of this article. Here's what these remarkable ladies had to say...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2021
Today (March 10) in live streaming: ladies take over Stars in the House, Next Year, Some Year is back, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2021
On Friday, April 2, 2021, Steinway & Sons releases SIMPLE MUSIC, a complete recording of the rarely heard book of 33 miniatures from music for stage and screen by Georgia's legendary composer Giya Kancheli, performed and reimagined by two intrepid masters of their instruments: pianist Jenny Lin and accordion virtuoso Guy Klucevsek. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2021
Today's top stories: Nick Jonas sings 'Drink With Me' from Les Miserables on Saturday Night Live, Brian Stokes Mitchell sings 'Stars' in concert with Seth Rudetsky, Andre De Shields performs as Frederick Douglass, and more!
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
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 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 - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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.