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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE 1936 Will Transfer to the West End
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2023

Following its critically acclaimed UK tour, The Merchant of Venice 1936 transfers to London’s West End for a limited season at the Criterion Theatre, from 15 February – 23 March.

Andris Nelsons Leads The BSO In Two Dynamic Programs At Symphony Hall And New York's Carnegie Hall, January 11�"30
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2023

Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in two dynamic programs at Symphony Hall and New York's Carnegie Hall, featuring pianist Seong-Jin Cho and a concert performance of Shostakovich's opera, 'Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk'.

Tracee Chimo Pallero, Santino Fontana, Morgan Spector and Jason Butler Harner Join Roundabout's FALLEN ANGELS Benefit Reading
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 17, 2023

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced additional casting for the special Benefit Reading of Noël Coward’s Fallen Angels, directed by Scott Ellis. Check out who will join previously announced Kelli O'Hara and Rose Byrne.

BBC to Run Extensive Shakespeare Season to Celebrate 400th Anniversary of First Folio
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 11, 2023

The BBC is celebrating this extraordinary anniversary with an ambitious season of content across TV, Radio, BBC iPlayer & BBC Sounds exploring why, 400 years on, Shakespeare's relevance and influence is as strong as ever. A wealth of programming featuring major actors and leading experts, including new documentaries, performance, music, drama, comedy, news coverage and the best of the BBC archive, as well as special items on flagship BBC shows, will celebrate the man, his world and his timeless writing.

Andrew Burnap and Danny Wolohan Complete The Cast of SPAIN at Second Stage Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2023

The complete cast has been revealed for SPAIN by Jen Silverman and directed by Tyne Rafaeli at Second Stage Theater. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Marin Ireland, Zachary James & Erik Lochtefeld to Star in SPAIN at Second Stage Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2023

Get all the details on the upcoming production of SPAIN at Second Stage Theater, including the star-studded cast featuring Marin Ireland, Zachary James, and Erik Lochtefeld. Find out when and where you can catch this highly anticipated show.

The Royal Alexandra Theatre to Dim Marquee Lights in Memory of Glenda Jackson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2023

The lights of the Royal Alexandra Theatre will be dimmed at 8 pm on Tuesday, June 20.

Raymond Coulthard and Hannah Morrish Join Tracy-Ann Oberman in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE 1936 UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2023

Casting has been announced for a ground-breaking new production which transports one of Shakespeare’s most enduring classics to 1930’s Britain – The Merchant of Venice 1936 - which will embark on a UK tour this Autumn, beginning at the RSC’s Swan Theatre from Thursday 21 September. 

Boston Symphony Orchestra to Perform Two Programs at Carnegie Hall in 2024
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2023

As part of Carnegie Hall’s 2023–24 season, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will perform two programs on January 29 and 30, 2024, led by BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons.

National Theatre Announces DANCING AT LUGHNASA, DIXON AND DAUGHTERS, and More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2022

The National Theatre has announced three new productions for 2023 and the revival of the critically acclaimed The Father and the Assassin. A new production devised by The PappyShow will tour directly to 55 schools across England, and National Theatre Live brings The Crucible, Othello and GOOD to cinema goers around the world.

Keri-Lynn Wilson to Conduct a Met Revival of LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2022

Maestro Keri-Lynn Wilson, following a triumphant tour leading the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra last summer, makes her Metropolitan Opera debut conducting Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk for six performances beginning September 29.

San Francisco Opera Releases 'Streaming The First Century' Free Historical Recordings and Interviews
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

As part of its centennial celebrations, San Francisco Opera released the first installment of Streaming the First Century.

Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jackson, Danielle Brooks and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.

Shakespeare In The Squares Announces Full Cast For THE TEMPEST
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

Shakespeare in the Squares today announces the full cast for their fifth anniversary production of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Sioned Jones directs Mark Carlisle, Laura Gomez Garcia, Indigo Griffiths, Phyllis Ho, Ellis Kerkhoven, William Shackleton, Wilf Walsworth and Sasha Wilson.

MONIFF's VODOO MACBETH to Screen at New Park Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021

The Monadnock 9th Annual Film Festival will present a new film about the staging of the first all-Black production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The critically acclaimed film drama, Voodoo Macbeth, will screen at The Park Theatre in Jaffrey, NH as part of the MONIFF festival on Friday, October 22 at 7 pm.

VOODOO MACBETH, THE FORGOTTEN PLACE, ON OUR OWN ISLAND, and More Win Big at the 27th Annual Sedona International Film Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021

Check out the full list of winners, including Lifetime Achievement Awards to Oscar-winning costume designer Bob Mackie for his body of work; director and actor Luis Valdez; and iconic actor Tom Skerritt. 

BWW Review: Sedona International Film Festival Features VOODOO MACBETH
by Herbert Paine - Jun 12, 2021

A bold and refreshing initiative by USC School of Cinematic Arts claims the title of Welles’s legendary stage production, VOODOO MACBETH, for a full-length film that chronicles the making of the staging. The film is scheduled for showing at the Sedona International Film Festival (June 12th-20th).

VIDEO: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performs Shostakovich Symphony No. 4
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2021

Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in a 2018 performance at Tanglewood Music Festival of Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony.

Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi, Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider & More Announced for VOICES OF HOPE Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

From April 16-30, 2021, Carnegie Hall will present Voices of Hope, an online festival that examines the resilience of artists, exploring works that they felt compelled to create despite—and often because of—appalling circumstances and human tragedy.

Exclusive: Read Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spotlight on The Minskoff Theatre
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 17, 2021

Earlier this month, Dress Circle Publishing released THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? While you're waiting for your copy, let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about the Minskoff Theatre.

BWW Exclusive: Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spotlight on Studio 54
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 3, 2021

On Tuesday, March 9, Dress Circle Publishing will release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? Let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek!

Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons Will Bring LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK to Carnegie Hall in 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

As part of Carnegie Hall's 2020-2021 season, announced on January 28, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will perform three programs on October 26, 2020, and April 14 and 15, 2021, led by BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons. These programs will also be featured in the BSO's 2020-2021 season at Symphony Hall in Boston. Mr. Nelsons and the BSO will announce complete details of the 2020-21 season in April.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals With NYC Ballet's Sara Mearns in LA TRAVIATA at The Met
by Alan Henry - Jan 7, 2020

New York City Ballet principal dancer Sara Mearns, a guest performer in this season's revival of a?oeLa Traviata,a?? rehearses on the Met stage. Production: Michael Mayer. 2019a?"20 season. Videography by Pete Scalzitti / Met Opera

Bay Street Theater Announces THE PROMPTER For The 2019 Mainstage Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2019

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the first show of the 2019 Mainstage Season will be the World Premiere of THE PROMPTER (May 28- June 16) a new comedy by Wade Dooley; directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theater's Artistic Director. The other two previously announced shows will be the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE, which will now run from June 25 - July 21. This new play is by Alan Fox and will be directed by three-time Tony Award Winner Jack O'Brien (All My Sons, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia). The third show will be a bold new re-envisioning of Irving Berlin's classic musical ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, (July 30 - August 25) with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, book by Herbert & Dorothy Fields. This production will be directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George, Bay Street's Frost/Nixon). The casts and creative teams will be announced soon. Subscriptions are available by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org.

Case Western Reserve/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Offers A Witty, Bubbly Production Of HAY FEVER
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2019

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program is proud to present Noel Coward's classic comedy Hay Fever. This madcap play about a weekend with the eccentric Bliss family will star the MFA Class of 2020 and a guest performer.  Director Jerrold Scott's production will take the audience back to the 1920's and remind them of the joy of life and fear of boredom. The show will run from February 27th-March 9th in Helen Theatre at Playhouse Square.

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