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Love's Labour's Lost - 1953 - Broadway


City Center

(New York, NY)
131 W. 55th St.
by Susan Haubenstock - May 4, 2020
Nothing is more fun than a surprise. Especially when the surprise is that an actor you've seen before can steal a show.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - May 4, 2020
Today's episode features Rebecca Naomi Jones- best known for her performances in the Broadway rock musicals Passing Strange, American Idiot, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch.Jones was born in New York City, New York, to a musician father. Her mother is Jewish and her father is African-American. Jones performed in the children's chorus of the Metropolitan Opera as a youth and graduated from the Berkeley Carroll School in 1999. 'I did theatre all throughout middle school and high school and was really into it, the same with singing,' she said.
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2020
The Stratford Festival has launched a film festival during this period of social isolation. The series continues with Love's Labour's Lost, May 28-June 18. Check out the pre-show!
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2020
A king and three friends swear off women to focus on their studies just as a princess and three ladies arrive on a diplomatic mission. This production from Canada's Stratford Festival features Ruby Joy and Mike Shara.
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2020
The Stratford Festival's film series continues with Love's Labour's Lost, streaming now through June 18. Check out the production's watch party!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2020
In today's very special episode (filmed in early March), Spencer is joined by Bradley Gibson to give us a history lesson on one of his favorite under-rated musicals- The Secret Garden. Watch below as he tells us all about the show and performs 'Lily's Eyes' with Spencer. This episode features videography by Dan Tracy, with arrangements by Blake Allen, Michael Liepper on piano and Jessica Wang on cello.
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020
The Stratford Festival has launched a film festival during this period of social isolation, offering free streaming of 12 Shakespeare productions captured as part of its Stratford Festival On Film series. The series continues with Love's Labour's Lost, May 28-June 18.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British television content in North America, will launch the full BBC Television Shakespeare Collection on May 26.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
YALE SCHOOL OF DRAMA introduces the 2020 Class of scenic, costume, lighting, sound, and projection designers, who matriculated this week. A showcase of these artists' work will be held in New York when conditions allow. More information will be shared online at when possible.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
American Players Theatre has announced the cancellation of its 2020 season due to the health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
Today (May 13) in live streaming: Ben Cameron counts down song about Spring, Laura Michelle Kelly sings Rodgers and Hammerstein and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Today (May 12) in live streaming: It's the Day of the Show Y'all with Spencer Glass, Ken Davenport chats with James Snyder and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's The Taming of the Clueless, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Today (May 11) in live streaming: Join the BroadwayWorld Book club, JRB and Georgia Stitt visit Stars in the House and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020
The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Following the success of their first reading of The Two Gentleman of Verona, The Show Must Go Online today announce the full schedule for their upcoming livestreams, with the next reading of The Taming of the Shrew streamed on Thursday 26 March, 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
The RSC has announced that many of their productions are available to stream on Marquee TV.
by Michael Dale - Mar 10, 2020
For BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, Michael Friedman whipped up an emo rock score that comically skewered white male privilege. For LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST his music and lyrics embraced the open-hearted awkwardness of lovers testing the waters of adulthood, and in THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, they nostalgically provided a tapestry of pop harmonies, soul and rap. And then there was the abundance of fresh material created for The Civilians, the investigative theatre company he co-founded.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
Littlebrain Theatre has announced the upcoming release of an original filmed play, Groups of Ten or More People. The play is a new work of 'isolation theatre:' written for, rehearsed within, and filmed via the video conferencing program Zoom, featuring Chicago-area theatre and film artists who have lost work due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020
The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival's (HSF) nineteenth season is full of romance and humor and is all virtual! We kick off with As You Like It opening July 17, then Love's Labour's Lost opening August 7, and conclude with Merry Wives of Windsor opening August 14. All shows will be performed live online via Zoom.
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2020
The Stratford Festival has launched a film festival during this period of social isolation, offering free streaming of 12 Shakespeare productions captured as part of its Stratford Festival On Film series. The series continues with Love's Labour's Lost, May 28-June 18. The festival held a virtual roundtable for the production. Watch the video here!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this year, Patti Murin and Colin Donnell announced that they were expecting their first child, and now the Broadway baby has arrived! According to People, the couple welcomed a baby girl, Cecily Philips Donnell, earlier this week.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Performances begin tonight for Hunter Theater Project's strictly limited return engagement for Red Bull Theater's critically acclaimed production of Mac Beth, adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt, from the play by William Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Hunter Theater Project's production of MAC BETH, directed and adapted by Erica Schmidt, celebrated its opening night on January 16 with a party at French American bistro, Palais.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020
Are you looking for a unique and romantic date night this Valentine's Day? Hill-Stead Museum presents Capital Classics Theatre Company in an evening of a?oeShakespeare's Love Songs, Scenes and Sonnetsa?? on Friday, February 14, at Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Road in Farmington.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for the next two productions opening in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in February: The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Maria Gaitanidi, and Thomas Middleton's Women Beware Women, directed by Amy Hodge.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Hunter Theater Project's return engagement of the critically acclaimed Red Bull Theater production of Mac Beth is currently in performance at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at Hunter College, East 68th Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
With Seth's Big Fat Broadway Vacations, you can cruise the seven seas with Broadway favorites Colin Donnell and Patti Murin, who will join in on the fun to Key West, Mexico, and Grand Cayman (February 13 - 20, 2021). Sail roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, onboard Celebrity Apex, and immerse yourself in all things Broadway on this seven-night journey.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Hudson Warehouse kicks off its 17th Season with SENSE & SENSIBILITY, a beloved classic by Jane Austen with a new, exciting, and moving adaptation by Susane Lee. Ms. Lee adapted last year's PRIDE & PREJUDICE to sell-out crowds and this adaptation should thrill the most die-hard Austen fans. Nicholas Martin-Smith, the Producing Artistic Director of Hudson Warehouse, directed both Austen adaptations.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Ever made a pact with yourself to swear off relationships, only to have it come back to bite you big me? Two- me Tony nominee Alex Timbers ( Peter and the Starcatcher ) and Obie winner Michael Friedman ( Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson ) spin a classic comedy about the struggle of being young, bold, rich, handsome, and... celibate.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
A 23rd Season has been announced for this year's Shakespeare by the Sea Summer Festival tour. Starting seaside in San Pedro and then taking on over 15 additional locations, will be the hysterical, light-hearted Love's Labour's Lost as well as the heady, power-hungry tale of Richard III. This year's combination of shows is sure to delight and inspire, move and motivate. The 2020 shows this summer boast the solace of hilarity alongside meaningful reflection -- each production seasoned to perfection, each actor's performance rehearsed to its greatest potential. SBTS is proud to continue providing professional, memorable theatrical experiences for community audiences everywhere.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Come From Away's Caesar Samayoa took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this past Saturday, February 22nd. Missed all the fun? No worries! Watch the story highlights to get a peek inside the show's two-show day at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Get ready to head to the rock because Come From Away's Caesar Samayoa is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Saturday, February 22nd! Be sure to tune in throughout the day to get a peek inside the show's two-show day at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre! Are you a fellow islander?
by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2019
Kristen helps David's lawyer to go on the attack.
by Lauren Yarger - Dec 4, 2019
Three playwrights present excerpts from holiday plays at a networking lunch sponsored by the CT Chapter of the League of Professional Theatre Women.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Calling all English majors and lovers of literature! Finally, there is a play that covers all 37 of Shakespeare plays in just 97 minutes! Is it possible? Come find out as just five madcap actors in tights weave their raucous way through all of Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies--not to mention 152 Sonnets--in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Becoming Dr. Ruth by Mark St. Germain, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from January 8 - February 9, 2020. In this incredible one-woman performance, actress Eileen DeSandre* embodies media personality Dr. Ruth in a tell-all reflection of her extraordinary life. Becoming Dr. Ruth is presented in partnership with the Holocaust Memorial and Resource Center of Central Florida through the generous support of Jim and Valeria Shapiro. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Casting is set for Studio Theatre's production of Pipeline, playwright Dominique Morisseau's searing drama about the school-to-prison pipeline and a mother desperately trying to keep her son from becoming ensnared in it. The production runs January 15-February 16, 2020 and is directed by Awoye Timpo. Starring are DC theatre favorite Justin Weaks (Studio's Curve of Departure) as high school student Omari and Andrea Harris Smith making her Studio debut as his mother, public school teacher Nya. In its recent People Issue, Washington City Paper's called Weaks a 'standout,' going on to say: 'D.C. theater audiences love Justin Weaks. ...Weaks came to D.C. for a job about four years ago, not expecting to stay. But he kept getting cast in shows, and lucky for local theatergoers, he's still here.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces casting for Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage from February 7 - March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.
by Shari Barrett - Apr 7, 2020
With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World Los Angeles which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the arts alive in the City of the Angels. And like all of us, how are they dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved? This Spotlight focuses on Michael Mullen, an award-winning and always busy costume designer, writer and actor who often steps onstage in a variety of roles, both male and female.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
Western Canada's largest Shakespeare festival has announced it will not be presenting a 2020 season this summer. The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival was scheduled to run from June 10 to September 26 in Vancouver's oceanside Vanier Park, where the signature annual event has been staged for the past thirty years. However due to the risks and unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Festival has now decided to cancel its entire 31st Season.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 28, 2020
We are continuing our series with theatre professionals to learn about how some of New Jersey's top organizations are dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak. Brian B. Crowe, the Director of Education at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey gave us some significant insights into their programing.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. Rob Myles directs Tiffany Abercrombie (Lavinia), Clark Alexander (Martius/Attendant), Jack Baldwin (Lucius), Michael Bertenshaw (Titus Andronicus) and more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
Patricia Hodge and Nigel Havers will lead a UK Tour of Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES. This will be the inaugural show for The Nigel Havers Theatre Company, which will be touring the country with a wonderful line-up of theatrical gems. The plan is that the UK Tour of PRIVATE LIVES will begin at Theatre Royal Bath on 1 October 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
The Stratford Festival is launching a film festival during this period of social isolation, offering free streaming of 12 Shakespeare productions captured as part of its Stratford Festival On Film series. This is the first time the full-length versions of these productions have been available for free.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Deafinitely Theatre today announce Deafinitely Digital with a selection of their critically acclaimed past productions available online to watch for free between April and June in a mission to bring theatre to people at a time when accessing live performance is not possible.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Henry VI Part III.