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by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Romeo and Juliet (2019) will be broadcast on BBC Four at 9pm on Sunday 7 June as part of Culture in Quarantine, it was announced today.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
BroadwayHD, the premier streaming platform for live theater, is honoring Broadway's biggest night with an award-worthy lineup of programming. Starting June 1, Tony Award®-winning and nominated performances will be highlighted each day leading up to the originally scheduled Tony Awards® on June 7.
by Marina Kennedy - May 28, 2020
Broadwayworld New Jersey continues our interview series with theatre professionals to learn about their future plans during temporary closures. Frank Licato, the Artistic Director of Hudson Theatre Works shared with us some interesting insights.
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2020
Join the Two River Players for Shakespeare's most famous tragic romance, Romeo and Juliet. The play will be explored act by act over the course of five community readings by members of Two River's staff, followed by a group discussion and Q&A. Special guest Sara Holdren will read for Juliet (Director of Twelfth Night, A Little Shakespeare: Macbeth and The Comedy of Errors).
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
The Barn Theatre have announced a special week of episodes, beginning 25th May, that celebrates the female characters of William Shakespeare's work as part of their ongoing series Bard From The Barn.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed performed reading of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced upcoming free virtual conversations and events offering audiences opportunities to engage with acclaimed affiliated artists and renowned Harvard scholars, and to honor the moments we would have been together if not for the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
Presented by the New York Opera Alliance, with support from OPERA America, the 2020 New York Opera Fest has become the 2020 New York Virtual Opera Fest due to the social distancing restrictions put into place by the state government.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has announced their 100th playwright commission, ensuring that $50,000 has gone directly to playwrights in need in this time of crisis.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the ninth weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS, which was conceived, created and curated by Frank Hentschker in March 2020. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker.
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 21, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the online acting workshop Monologue!, an intensive rehearsal of contemporary or classic monologues, will be held as part of Bay Street's new online programming platform Bay Street To-Go. Sessions are open to adults and kids ages 13 and up, and will be available Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting June 9. Individuals may meet for hour-and-a-half segments for a fee of $75 per session, online via Zoom. For more information, visit or contact Allen O'Reilly, Director of Education, at
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
With no set date for schools to fully reopen in the UK, thousands of young people and families are continuing to home school. The #RSCHomeworkHelp initiative has received hundreds of questions from young people studying Shakespeare in the UK and around the world.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theatre, Studio Theatre is pleased to announce its largest class ever of commissioned artists to Studio R&D, its incubator to support the creation of new work. Studio will award grants to 10 artists-playwrights, directors, and multidisciplinary creators-investing in its future while supporting theatre-makers and expanding the idea of what it means to be a generative artist. For the first time, Studio R&D commissions are being awarded to support the creation of audio plays, as Studio explores alternate modes of theatrical storytelling in response to the present moment.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
Black Box Performing Arts Center and the Englewood Public Library have teamed up to present weekly live readings of Shakespeare's plays via Zoom. The performances are also live streamed to the Library's Facebook pag and are at 8:00PM on Wednesday nights.
by Ellen Dostal - May 20, 2020
It's summer in L.A. and the theaters are closed. What's a Shakespeare lover to do? Well, artists continue to create in whatever way they can as they brainstorm plans for 2020 and beyond. We've heard from some of your favorite companies and here's the latest on cancellations and some of the inventive solutions meant to help you get your Bard on this season. Go see a showa??.online!
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 19, 2020
HEARTBEAT OPERA extends its LADY M soirées on Zoom after selling out the first 18. 14 more have been added from May 27-June 6.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Just like many other theatres from Broadway to Boise, Rubicon's goal has always been to bring people together and build a sense of community.  Priority one for Rubicon at this time of year is the Summer Youth Program.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that Charles Busch will reprise his iconic performance as Angela Arden in a reading of his classic comedy 'Die, Mommie, Die!' on Wednesday, July 1st at 2 PM ET as part of 'Stars In The House's' 'Plays In The House' series.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2020
Today's top stories: Six will be performed in drive-in venues in the U.K., a new trailer has dropped for Hamilton on Disney+, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
Arts Midwest today announced the recipients of $1.17 million in Shakespeare in American Communities grants, with $1 million going to professional theater companies partnering with schools, and $170,000 going to organizations partnering with facilities in the juvenile justice system.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
A director's debut, a cast disrupted by the pandemic, Zoom rehearsals to keep the play alive, a change of venue, the need to completely reblock and redesign the play, delays as they waited for restrictions to allow performance...
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Hulu has announced a straight to series order on Sally Rooney's critically acclaimed Conversations with Friends, following the success of Hulu's adaptation of her best-selling novel Normal People.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Sir Ian McKellen will step into the iconic shoes of William Shakespeare's Hamlet in an upcoming age-blind production of the play at Theatre Royal Windsor, returning the actor to a role he first performed fifty years ago. 
by Virag Dombay - Jun 23, 2020
Check out our interview with Lewis Treston!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
North Coast Repertory Theatre presents the latest episode of Theatre Conversations featuring award-winning actor James Sutorius who was last seen at North Coast Rep in The Sunshine Boys. James also won the Craig Noel San Diego Critics Circle Award for his performance in the title role of last season's The Father.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
This summer, we're sadly not going to be seeing all the outdoor theatre that we've loved in past years - whether at venues like Regent's Park and Shakespeare's Globe or dedicated festivals and other open-air arts gatherings. So, until we can welcome all these wonderful events back again, BroadwayWorld reviewers are paying tribute to them with some of our favourite memories!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2020
Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Mike Birbiglia's The New One, the Sing Street cast recording, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Sarah Berger - actress, director and founder of The So & So Arts Club - has launched a brand new and innovative playwriting festival, in collaboration with LIVR - the world's first virtual reality content platform dedicated to theatre.
by Shayne Miller - Jun 16, 2020
The performing arts are one of the hardest hit segments of society since Covid19 ravaged the country. Although indoor performances are still prohibited, some summer arts programs and camps have created virtual versions of their offerings. This is a unique opportunity to study with some of the greatest arts educators in the nation, regardless of where you reside.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
A STAR IS BORED will be hosting a virtual benefit reading of CUPID'S CORNER, a new play by Parade Stone and directed by Raz Golden.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
Birmingham Opera Company, has today announced that conductor Alpesh Chauhan will join the organization as Music Director from 1 July 2020. Chauhan will stand alongside Artistic Director Graham Vick leading the company on its mission to make great opera for all the peoples of Birmingham.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
New York City actress Alison Chace is no stranger to bringing people together virtually a?" a skill coming in handy during the coronavirus pandemic. Through her side-hustle business Pink Wisdom, she's hosted an online support network, galvanizing women to invigorate their love lives and careers, for years. Now, missing actors who are also part of The Barrow Group Theatre Company's Tuesday Master Class, Chace is contributing to an in-house Zoom theater group. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2020
Stars in the House continues today (2pm) for. Plays In The House: MACBETH: By William Shakespeare. Starring Donna Bullock, Rachel Crowl, Sherman Howard, Ty Jones, Linda Kenyon, Patrick Page, Gary Sloan, Owen Sloan, David Yelland and Hannah Yelland with host Andre De Shields. Directed by Gary Sloan.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2020
This weekend (June 13-14) in live streaming: The Drama Desk Awards, Jeremy Jordan sings with Seth Rudetsky and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The Royal Shakespeare Company production of Macbeth (2018) will be broadcast on BBC Four this Sunday 14 June at 9.30pm as part of Culture in Quarantine. This will be followed by Simon Godwin's landmark production of Hamlet (2016) with Paapa Essiedu in the title role on Sunday 21 June at 9pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
Join Upstart Crows of Santa Fe for a socially-distanced, small-audience, outdoor production of Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth, performed by 14 masked actors ages 11 - 19 under the direction of Liam Mitchell at UU Santa Fe's beautiful courtyard in Santa Fe.
by Maria Nockin - Jun 12, 2020
This week, Los Angeles Opera's website features a wonderful recital by the renowned bass who has portrayed so many great characters in that house, Morris Robinson.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Tony nominated Hadestown star Patrick Page will star opposite Hannah Yelland (Brief Encounter, Nicholas Nickleby) in a special livestream of MACBETH this Saturday, June 13th beginning 2pm EDT presented by PLAYS IN THE HOUSE.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the casting for the first virtual presentation of its 2020 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, presented with generous support from The Storyline Project.
by Andrew Child - Jul 9, 2020
AATAB is not a theatre company. They were originally founded in 2018 as a social collective connected by a Facebook group. In response to Boston's need to embrace local Asian American artists she explains she would rather see established organizations do the work to welcome and elevate members of the community than see an individual company formed.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
Tony Award-winning producer, Ken Davenport (Once On This Island) launches his new season of The Producer's Perspective Podcast today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
With the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres currently closed to the public, RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has invited Associate and Honorary Associate Artists from throughout the Company's history to join him for an exclusive series of online conversations discussing their experience of performing Shakespeare at the RSC and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
Virtual ShakesBeer: Macbeth Edition is a free Facebook Live event produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, directed by Mark Routhier, and adapted by the cast.
by Student Blogger: Chloe Hechter - Jul 7, 2020
I was falling prey to an illness far worse than that summer's outbreak of impetigo: DRAMA GOGGLES. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 72.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 73, which he says he has been reading and working on for decades.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Nick Cave performs solo at the piano in Idiot Prayer: Nick Cave Alone at Alexandra Palace, a film shot at the iconic London venue this June. Join the online streaming event on 23 July 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Matthew Rauch.