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Life is a Dream - 1964 - Off-Broadway

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Astor Place Theatre

(New York, NY)
434 Layfayette St.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020
'LA VIDA ES UN SUEÑO' is the first single off the new 'CHOLOGOTH' album and the first song that PRAYERS, the groundbreaking electronic cholo goth duo originally from San Diego have created all in Español.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2020
Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre in association with DimlyWit Productionswill broadcast the second installment of its Tolerance Party series entitled Role Call which will be available to stream via their website.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2019
Teri Schwartz, Dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the world's most prominent academic institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, announced today the appointment of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz as the school's second Hearst Theater Lab Initiative Distinguished Visiting Playwright-in-Residence. Cruz will assume his role for the entirety of the 2019-20 academic year.
by Roger Catlin - Sep 17, 2019
'Life is a Dream' sounds as if it would be a carefree, happy-go-lucky kind of story.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019
Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of Magic Theatre, has announced that she will depart the organization after twelve years as its artistic leader. Greco will leave at the end of the 2019-2020 season. a?oeIt has been a spectacular honor to lead the storied Magic Theatre,a?? said Greco. a?oeI am proud of the extraordinary array of groundbreaking writers Magic has launched and supported over time, who have bravely led our cultural conversation forwarda?"and the way those voices and the work we have premiered have elevated the field as a whole.
by Marianka Swain - Nov 28, 2019
Following its box-office success in 2015, and touring performances in Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Taipei for 4 years, the Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) is bringing back its award-winning grand dance drama L'Amour Immortel to Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre from 6 to 8 December 2019. Originally an adaptation of Hong Kong film icon Tsui Hark's most emblematic film A Chinese Ghost Story, L'Amour Immortel has won three Hong Kong Dance Awards 2016, including Outstanding Performance by a Female Dancer, Outstanding Performance by a Male Dancer and Outstanding Set Design for Dance.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2019
Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced Ben McKenzie (Ben) will complete the cast of Bess Wohl's GRAND HORIZONS. The production will mark his Broadway debut.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 22, 2019
Quintessence Theatre Group, a professional theatre company located in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, turns ten years old during the 2019-20 season. The company is celebrating with a series of programming that highlights the magic and dreams of the theatre with a season that features a span of work unlike anything that Quintessence has produced before. Subscriptions are currently available.
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2020
Quintessence Theatre Group has invited a group of artists from their tenth anniversary season for a virtual performance to raise funds for the company, The Waist-Up-Black-Tie Miscast Cabaret: A Virtual Fancy Fundraiser.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
After a pause in in-person performances that began in March 2020, Trinity Repertory Company has announced a return to in-person theater production beginning in November 2021. A shortened 2021-22 Season will begin with Trinity Rep’s 44th annual production of A Christmas Carol. 
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019
Synetic Theater announces their 19th Season, beginning with a remount of the popular, water-filled adaptation of The Tempest September 25 through October 20, 2019. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020
Jon Culshaw will star as 'Bill Bryson' in a brand-new stage production of Bryson's award-winning memoir NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND adapted by BAFTA and Olivier Award winning playwright Tim Whitnall. Directed by the Watermill's Artistic Director Paul Hart, the production will have its world premiere in Newbury on Thursday 24 September and play until Saturday 31 October, with a national press night on Monday 28 September. The production will then tour to Malvern, Cambridge, and Richmond, with further dates to announced.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 4, 2020
Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Kevin Nelson, Interim Managing Director) announced today that the Company's 2020 Gala Fundraiser, Magic Masquerade: Spring Forward, will be held at Gallery 308 (Fort Mason Center, Landmark Building A, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123) on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 4, 2020
Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, closes out its 10th Anniversary season with its first-ever three show repertory. From March 25-May 17, 2020 the company is presenting the Dreams and Madness Repertory. Each of these three plays explores the danger of love, the difference between dreams and madness, and the destructive power of authority and government. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2019
"Alice wondered if she'd been changed in the night. Was she the same when she got up this morning? She almost thought she could remember feeling a little different. But if she wasn't the same, the next question was, 'who in the world am I?''
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2020
Quintessence Theatre Group has released the following statement regarding upcoming performances:
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 16, 2020
Following the announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and the City of Philadelphia,  Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, has announced that it's first-ever three show repertory, The Dreams and Madness Repertory,  will be postponed for the safety of the community,  the actors and crew working on  the three shows. The Sedgwick Theater, QTG's home theatre will be closed until at least May 11.  Single ticket buyers and subscribers will be able to redeem their tickets at a later date or they can donate them back to the theatre. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2019
'She spoke in a terse tone of voice, and crossly gave orders to a room full of silent people with glass faces. As she stared at each one she seemed to see the ghost of herself looming back at her, as if her face were theirs and theirs hers. She looked at each one in turn and asked 'Are You Alice?' They each shook their head.'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 11, 2021
Centered on the power struggle between the wealthy King family siblings in idyllic Napa Valley, the series is produced by Warner Bros. Television and Harpo Films. Production will begin later in 2021 for an early 2022 premiere on OWN.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 10, 2019
*Necessary Digression will present the United States Premiere of Dea Loher's At Black Lake translated by Daniel Brunet and directed by Ashley Tata at The Tank
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 7, 2020
PCPA is expanding its free virtual programming summer sessions of PCPA Plays On! for youth and adults; programs that are educational, engaging, fun, and theatre focused.
by Marianka Swain - Jul 5, 2019
The Old Vic today announces casting for Lucy Prebble's new play A Very Expensive Poison, based on the book by Luke Harding and directed by John Crowley. The cast includes Thomas Arnold, Tom Brooke, MyAnna Buring, Callum Coates, Marc Graham, Amanda Hadingue, Yasmine Holness-Dove, Lloyd Hutchinson, Robyn Moore, Peter Polycarpou, Sarah Seggari, Michael Shaeffer, Reece Shearsmith, Gavin Spokes and Bea Svistunenko. A Very Expensive Poison opens at The Old Vic on 5 September with previews from 20 August.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 31, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for the American premiere of The Great Wave written by Francis Turnly and directed by Mark Wing-Davey.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 23, 2019
Permafrost Theatre Collective, in partnership with The Chameleon Fools Theatre Troupe and in association with C venues, present a new Wonderland tale at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 17, 2019
Music legend Paul McCartney is currently at work on a musical adaptation of the classic holiday film. It's A Wonderful Life.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 12, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with the world premiere of House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar as part of their New Classics Initiative; playing August 14 through September 1, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, August 14. 
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 25, 2019
Check out brand-new production photos from Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Seascape performing at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater now through Sunday, February 17, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM, by Pedro Calderon de la Barca and directed by Joseph Hendel.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM, by Pedro Calderon de la Barca and directed by Joseph Hendel.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020
The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Department of Theatre & Dance and Kennedy Theatre are proud to present Sueño, translated and adapted by contemporary Puerto Rican playwright and screenwriter José Rivera from Life is a Dream by Pedro Calderón de la Barca. Sueño, a metaphysical comedy-drama, is directed by MFA Directing candidate Robert Sanchez and will be performed Wednesday, March 25 through Saturday, March 28 at 7:30pm with a 2:00pm matinee on Sunday, March 29, 2020, in the Earle Ernst Lab Theatre at Kennedy Theatre. Tickets are $8-$18. The performance includes harsh language and adult situations and is not recommended for children.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 27, 2019
The Holmdel Theatre Company (HTC) is excited to continue its tradition of bringing unexpected, classic pieces to their theatre with their upcoming production of Life Is a Dream. Originally penned by Pedro Calderon de la Barca in 1635, Life Is a Dream is a Spanish-language play commonly hailed as the prime example of theatre and drama during the Spanish Baroque period. The adaptation being produced is by Diane Dowling,
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2020
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced that Olivier and Tony Award nominee Kate Fleetwood* will play the iconic villain, Cruella de Vil, in their forthcoming production of 101 Dalmatians (16 May a?' 21 June).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 19, 2020
The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents ORESTES 2.0 by Charles L. Mee and directed by Joseph Hendel.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021
Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre will premiere the fourth installment of its ongoing online serial Tolerance Party, with The Signal Through The Noise, available to stream via their website February 26. This installment finds two of our heroes separated in a breakout room, assigned with an unwieldy task.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019
The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents LIFE IS A DREAM, by Pedro Calderon de la Barca and directed by Joseph Hendel.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2019
Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston, and the WAM team are proud to launch their much-anticipated Elder Ensemble - a performance group for a diverse cohort of women over 65 years. In July 2019, this group will spend three weeks creating an original performance using devised theatre methods. An informational workshop will be held on March 2nd, 2019, from 11am-1pm at Lenox Yoga.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2019
Grand Horizons is now in previews on Broadway!  Grand Horizons will play a strictly limited 10-week engagement, and officially open on January 23, 2020 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 8, 2019
Janice Bogen, Interim Chair of the Board of Directors of Quintessence Theatre Group (QTG) announced today that the company has hired David Lloyd Olson to be its new Managing Director.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 22, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with the world premiere of House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar as part of their New Classics Initiative; playing now through September 8, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, August 14. 
by Julie Musbach - Aug 20, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater closes its 2019 summer season with Macbeth by William Shakespeare and directed by Victor Malana Maog playing September 18 through October 13, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 12, 2019
Times Square will today become the canvas of famed pop artist Domingo Zapata, as he embarks on his most ambitious work to date. Over six days, beginning today, Monday, August 12, through Saturday, August 17, 2019, the Spanish artist will paint a retrospective of his work across a 15-story vinyl canvas at One Times Square.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2020
According to Shine.cn, Shanghai Grand Theatre will mark the 100th day since suspending performances with an online performance.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 30, 2020
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Conservatory Director Melissa Smith announced today that honorary Master of Fine Arts degrees will be conferred upon playwright Lydia R. Diamond and Magic Theatre's outgoing artistic director Loretta Greco. Both recipients will receive their degrees at a virtual graduation ceremony for the A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program class of 2020 on Monday, May 18 at 12 p.m.