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Metamorphoses is a play by the American playwright and director, Mary Zimmerman, adapted from the classic Ovid poem, Metamorphoses. The play premiered in 1996 as Six Myths at Northwestern University and later the Lookingglass Theatre Company in Chicago. The play opened off-Broadway in October 2001 at the Second Stage Theatre. It transferred to Broadway on 21 February 2002 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. That year it won several Tony Awards.

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by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022
Artistic Directors Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner have today announced Paines Plough's Roundabout programme for 2022. The award-winning pop-up venue will be premiering three new plays in rep at Summerhall as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time since 2019. As well as work from three trailblazing playwrights Dipo Baruwa-Etti, Sami Ibrahim and Laura Lindow, Summerhall will also see the return of Chris Bush's critically acclaimed play HUNGRY which premiered at Roundabout last year.
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022
Annie George and Flore Gardner Present TWA. Live drawing and captivating storytelling weave together the modern story of women's silencing and resistance with a retelling of the Greek myth of Philomela.
by Gil Kaan - May 3, 2022
A Noise Within’s next production Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses will open May 14, 2022, with previews beginning May 8th. A re-envisioning of ancient Greek myths for a modern audience, Metamorphoses is set entirely in and around an on-stage swimming pool. ANW’s co-producing artistic director Julia Rodriguez-Elliott directs a cast of ten ANW resident artists who tackle over 85 roles in six myths: Alan Blumenfeld, DeJuan Christopher, Geoff Elliott, Rafael Goldstein, Nicole Javier, Kasey Mahaffy, Sydney A. Mason, Trisha Miller, Cassandra Marie Murphy and Erika Soto. Julia took some time from her multiple duties as Metamorphoses’ director and ANW’s co-producing artistic director to discuss Metamorphoses logistics, as well as her successful working relationship with co-producing artistic director husband Geoff Elliott.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of Anna in the Tropics, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize and the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting June 28.
by Tracey Paleo - May 25, 2022
Tales of Midas, Orpheus, Aphrodite, Lucina, Alcyone, Iris, Phaeton, and Ceyx cohese together like a perfectly simmered, aromatic stew of human passion, sex, humor, greed, whimsey, and heartbreak in a rare revival of Mary Zimmerman's multi-award winning theatrical event, METAMORPHOSIS at A Noise Within.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Shana Cooper (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Chicago Shakespeare, Yale Rep) directs a cast of 20.
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022
​​​​​​​American Coast Theater Company presents a sensational jukebox musical, The Marvelous Wonderettes. The production, directed by Susan K. Berkompas, is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning May 28th, 2022, and running five weekends through June 26th, 2022. Additional performances happening at Rancho Mission Viejo Esencia Green July 7 - 10th, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
Seattle Rep has announced its complete 2022/23 season made up of plays filled with life-changing journeys and personal odysseys of transformation that will serve to remind us that we are often at our best when we can gather to share experiences together.
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
The restoration of two early sculptures Michelangelo Buonarroti created when he was training in the Garden of San Marco in Florence-Madonna of the Stairs (1490) and Battle of the Centaurs (1491-1492)-was completed in March and the works have returned to public view.
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022
Battery Dance celebrates the 41st Anniversary of its free summer festival from August 13-20, 2022, in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022
Mercury Theatre today announces the full cast for William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors in celebration of their 50th Anniversary.
by Michael Major - Mar 29, 2022
The gripping debut is an album of metamorphoses, a stage show in two acts. It covers flings and romances, identities and bodies and change, profound familial love, and—of course—Hollywood glamour. The album plays out like a musical, with an emotional arc and even an instrumental interlude, winkingly titled ‘The Costume Change’.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 27, 2022
The Global Theater Initiative (GTI), a partnership between Theatre Communications Group (TCG) and The Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics (The Lab) at Georgetown University, invites all theatres, individual artists, institutions, and audiences to celebrate the 61st annual World Theatre Day on March 27, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
Vanguard University's department of Theatre Arts will present the comedy classic by Mary Chase, Harvey. The production is presented in the Lyceum Theater on the Vanguard University campus, beginning April 1st, 2022, and running two weekends through April 10th.
by Derek McCracken - Mar 16, 2022
These ladies don't lunch; they launch, twist, lurch, pop and topple. Meet Lorca, Topo, Nivea and Pinny: the more-sweet-than-tart troupe in LEMON GIRLS OR ART FOR THE ARTLESS. The comedic performance-art-within-a-play follows a group of New York City senior (70ish) girlfriends, all alumnae of Lemon Elementary. As they find their footing in a youth-paced world, they step outside their comfort zones and onto the stage. Artistically in it together even if they’re not always sure what “it” is, the Lemon Girls show us that age is just a number: '5-6-7-8!'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of the 2021 Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Classroom Resources Grants. Grant requests of up to $50,000 were considered for K-12 public schools, with nearly 135 applications received from across 35 states and just over $6 million dollars in requested funding.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022
A mythologically inspired play, two award-winning musicals, a world-premiere production of visual theatre, and the ultimate love story all feature in the 2022/23 theatre season presented by the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television (TFTV).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city’s leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday hearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
The Winter Season in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will open on 10 November with Henry V directed by Headlong Artistic Director Holly Race Roughan and co-produced by the Globe and Headlong with Leeds Playhouse and Royal & Derngate, Northampton.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has released production photos of Anna in the Tropics, the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Mercury Theatre today announces the full cast for their summer production of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, reimagined by Olivier award-winning playwright Mike Kenny with music by Ivan Stott.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022
The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to announce the first show of the 2022-23 season will be the exuberant musical, SOMETHING ROTTEN! Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, Conceived by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick.  SOMETHING ROTTEN! will run July 6-23, 2022 in the Garvin Theatre and will be directed by Katie Laris, musical direction by David Potter and choreography by Christina McCarthy.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced two new productions for its upcoming 2022-23 Season. Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl will return to the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) this Fall with the New York premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED. Spring 2023 will see the Broadway premiere of Larissa FastHorse's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY,
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022
Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will win a Tony Award? BroadwayWorld has rounded up the winners of the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, the Drama League Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the last fifty years to compare winners year by year.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022
Today, Crow's Theatre Artistic Director Chris Abraham and Executive Director Sherrie Johnson unveiled a 12-show season that spans the classics, contemporary work, CanLit adaptations, musical theatre, dance, and music.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022
On Monday, June 6th, Second Stage Theater will host the Fair Chance Job Fair. Fair Chance Hiring means that employers refrain from including questions about conviction history in the application process before a job offer is made. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022
National Sawdust has announced its Fall 2022 season, bringing musical and multidisciplinary artists from around the world to its state-of-the-art Williamsburg, Brooklyn home to share ambitious new explorations.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
Lyric Fest announced their 2022-2023 season, which coincides with the organization's 20th Anniversary. The season kicks off with Elysian Fields, a celebration of Lyric Fest's beginnings.
by David Bravos - Jul 2, 2022
Having wowed Perth with their debut production of The Producers last year, Alexandra Theater was happy to go large again- perhaps even larger- and brought out theater icon MY FAIR LADY for their winter production. With wonderful period costumes, a huge and varied set and a large cast of talented performers, they perfectly staged this classic.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2022
Artistic Directors Charlotte Bennett and Katie Posner have announced Paines Plough’s Roundabout programme for 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced that Laura DiLorenzo, who was serving as the organization’s Director of Marketing & Communications, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 12, 2022
Word for Word and Z Space, in collaboration with Black Artists Contemporary Cultural Experience present a performance of the story Boys Go to Jupiter by Danielle Evans. Directed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.
by Grace Cutler - Aug 7, 2022
BLURRING BOUNDARIES 2022 delves into the idiosyncrasies and intersectionality that make up the multifaceted community.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022
Weightless will play a limited engagement from September 17–October 16, 2022 at WP Theater, with support from piece by piece productions. The off-Broadway stage premiere of this soaring and dynamic indie rock musical follows the smash success of Weightless on screen, which was reconceived for film and live-streamed by WP in a limited run in 2021.
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.
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Aug 14, 2022
What did our critic think of SAP at Summerhall?
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
At an annual meeting held on July 26, the Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, welcomed five new members to its Board of Trustees and reelected Tony Award-winning actor Brian Stokes Mitchell as Chair, his nineteenth term of serving in this role.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022
After a months-long national search, Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to name Monique Caldwell its new Education Director. Beginning this summer, Caldwell will take over Florida Rep’s vibrant education department which each year reaches over 34,000 young people in Southwest Florida.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022
A Noise Within (ANW), California’s acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, announces the fifth production of its 30th anniversary season, Nilo Cruz’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Anna in the Tropics, directed by ANW’s Director of Cultural Programming Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx (he/him).  The play runs now through April 17, 2022, with a Sunday Rush performance on April 10 at 7:00 p.m. All remaining tickets for the Sunday evening performance are $25. Tickets are available online now for the performance with the code SUNDAYRUSH while selecting seats OR mention “SUNDAY RUSH” after 2 p.m. on the day of the performance at the box office window.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
Headlong and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse have today announced the complete cast and creative team for Corrina, Corrina, a new play by award-winning Liverpool-based playwright Chloe Moss (Run Sister, Run, Love Liverpool), directed by Headlong’s Artistic Director Holly Race Roughan (Metamorphoses).
by Michael Major - Apr 4, 2022
The video, created by Eric J Liddle and Kasparas Vidunas of Humble Film Productions, features a series of charming, dreamlike sets crafted by miniature artist Chell Young. The band was filmed against green screen backdrops and meticulously inserted into their new tiny, whimsical world. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates now!
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022
 The Naumburg Orchestral Concerts announced the lineup for their 117th season today - The Knights, Handel and Haydn Society, A Far Cry, The Knights return with violinist Lara St. John and East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) closes out the 2022 season. All concerts will take place at 7:30 PM at the Naumburg Bandshell (Concert Ground, 72nd St, mid-park, New York, NY 10065). The concerts are free but seats are allocated on a first come first served basis. Visit for more information.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced that Deeksha Gaur has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as a Trustee. Additionally, the Board is announcing the appointment of Janet Lynne Knopf, who joined the Board as a Trustee during the pandemic shutdown.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022
Simone Subal Gallery has announced Kiki Kogelnik's participation in the main exhibition at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled 'The Milk of Dreams' and curated by Cecilia Alemani, director and chief curator of High Line Art in New York.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2022
A Noise Within, the acclaimed classic theatre company, is proud to present its 30th Anniversary Gala fundraiser — “Celebrating 30 years of Education at A Noise Within' — on Wednesday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. in support of ANW's Education Program.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022
Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) dives into the lazy, hazy days of summer with a comical delight for the entire family May 4-22 with the East Coast Premiere of Best Summer Ever, written and performed by Kevin Kling, the acclaimed playwright, storyteller, and contributor to NPR's “All Things Considered,” according to Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2022
Comedy. Romance. Poetry. Whimsy. Julia Rodriguez-Elliott directs a rare revival of Metamorphoses, the multiple award-winning theatrical event by MacArthur “genius” grant recipient Mary Zimmerman (Argonautika).

Metamorphoses Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Metamorphoses have their been?
Metamorphoses has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2002 and Broadway which opened in 2002.

What Tony Awards has Metamorphoses been nominated for?
Best Play , Best Direction of a Play for Mary Zimmerman and Best Scenic Design for Daniel Ostling.

What Tony Awards has Metamorphoses won?
Best Direction of a Play for Mary Zimmerman Best Scenic Design for Daniel Ostling.

What other awards has Metamorphoses been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Zimmerman, Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards)Outstanding Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) and Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for T.J. Gerckens.

What other awards has Metamorphoses won?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Zimmerman Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards) and Outstanding Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for T.J. Gerckens.

What productions of Metamorphoses have their been?
Metamorphoses has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2002 and Broadway which opened in 2002.

What awards has Metamorphoses been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Zimmerman, Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards)Outstanding Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) and Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for T.J. Gerckens.

What awards has Metamorphoses won?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mary Zimmerman Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards) and Outstanding Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for T.J. Gerckens.

What productions of Metamorphoses have there been?
Metamorphoses has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2001, Broadway which opened in 2002 and Broadway which opened in 2002.