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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021
American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced today the creative team and cast for Macbeth In Stride. Created by Obie Award winner Whitney White and directed by Tyler Dobrowsky and Taibi Magar, Macbeth In Stride begins performances at the Loeb Drama Center on Saturday, October 23 and officially opens on Thursday, October 29, 2021. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2021
Conceived by multi award- winning writer Archie Maddocks and directed by Talawa's Artistic Director, Michael Buffong, this bittersweet comedy-drama rejoices in the familiar comforts of London's diverse communities, whilst confronting how the rapid pace of change can erode deeply held traditions.
by Michael Major - Sep 3, 2021
The film stars Judi Dench, Caitriona Balfe, Jamie Dornan, Ciaran Hinds, and Jude Hill. The film follows one boy's childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021
Tony Award-nominated (The King and I; Anastasia) and Obie Award-winning actor/soprano Mary Beth Peil and actor Peter Von Berg (American Globe Theatre: Romeo and Juliet; Othello; American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Kennedy Center: Richard III) will be gracing the Guild Hall Zoom with Carol Rocamora's short play based on the 412 love letters of Russian playwright Anton Chekhov and his famous actress wife, Olga Knipper.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop announced today a one-week extension for Sanctuary City by Pulitzer Prize winner, NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Martyna Majok (Cost of Living, queens) and directed by Rebecca Frecknall (Summer and Smoke). 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021
Richmond Shakespeare Festival in Richmond Indiana presents BECOMING OTHELLO: A Black Girl's Journey, written & performed by Debra Ann Byrd, Founding Artistic Director of New York's Harlem Shakespeare Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
The Huntington announces the cast and creative team of its second production of its 40th anniversary season, the dark comedy Witch by Jen Silverman, directed by Rebecca Bradshaw, running from October 15 to November 14, 2021 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Running time of the show is 90 minutes with no intermission.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2021
The cast of the world premiere co-production of A Place for We presented by Park Theatre and Talawa is currently in rehearsals. Go inside the process!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2021
American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today the creative team and company of artists for the live premiere of Ayodele Casel: Chasing Magic. Tickets are on sale for The New York Times Critic's Pick featuring Casel and an ensemble of dancers and musicians and directed by Torya Beard.  
by Alan Henry - Sep 2, 2021
National Theatre Live is the true intersection of film and theatre (and affordable too)-they take shows from London's West End and broadcasts them in movie theaters all across the county. NTL is the closest thing audiences have to experiencing the feeling of actually sitting in the theater. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Nick Lane’s thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy, visits Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre next month.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2021
The Shakespeare Theatre Company is preparing to welcome fully vaccinated patrons back for the 2021/22 Season.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
This upcoming season, Live at The Lortel looks at the intersection between art and activism. We honor the work of theater artists who boldly use their public platform for philanthropy, to advance the state of theater, and to support the issues that they are passionate about. We look to explore how an artist's passion for activism and philanthropy influences their artistry on the stage.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the Education Activities available to young people and their families this October Half-Term. Public booking opens on Thursday 16 September at 10.00am. Tickets for friends and Patrons are currently available.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021
Redhouse Arts Center, its Executive Director Samara Hannah and its Board of Trustees today announced that current Associate Director of Artistic Programming Temar Underwood has been named the theatre's new Artistic Director.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021
Invictus Theatre Company today announced casting for its production of Shakespeare's HAMLET, the opening production in its fifth season of plays. The popular tragedy will be performed October 21 through November 21, 2021 in the company's new venue at 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue in Edgewater (the space formerly known as The Frontier). Press opening is Monday, October 25 at 7:30 pm.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Suzan-Lori Parks' White Noise will receive its European premiere at the Bridge Theatre, directed by Polly Findlay with a cast comprising James Corrigan, Ken Nwosu, Faith Omole and Helena Wilson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021
Theatre 40 will present a staged reading of Another Gin Game, written by Gary Kaskel, and starring Ed Asner, Ruta Lee and Donté Ashon Green. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021
Boise Contemporary Theater, the only professional theater in the state of Idaho that focuses entirely on new and contemporary plays, is thrilled to announce the selections for its inaugural BIPOC Playwrights Festival, made possible by the Idaho Women's Charitable Foundation and the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation. The festival will take place August 2-14th at the Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2021
Previewing at the Apollo Theatre from 16 April 2022 with the opening night on 28 April 2022, Jerusalem will run until 6 August 2022.  There will be over 800 seats at £15 or under each week across the house throughout the run with additional education rates of £25 per student ticket. 
by Student Blogger: Katie Van Sickle - Jul 28, 2021
Can you tell I'm a bit of a Hamlet fangirl? I hope I was able to help you find some newfound love of Shakespeare through this article. Shakespeare's plays aren't just brilliant, but his sonnets are as well. They're absolutely beautiful and I recommend reading some of those as well.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2021
The League of Chicago Theatres announces the long-awaited reopening of the robust Chicago theatre industry.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021
Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the return of in-person performances at the Theater’s home on Navy Pier with the much-awaited debut of As You Like It infused with the hit songs of The Beatles, beginning October 6, 2021. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
In Leopards, by rising playwright Alys Metcalf, Niala will be played by Saffron Coomber. Niamh Cusack will be reuniting with director Melly Still in the world premiere of Colin Teevan’s The Seven Pomegranate Seeds.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
Following being filmed and streamed in 2020, this thrilling adaptation by Nick Lane of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy is touring the country from September 2021 – May 2022 with over 100 dates, immersing audiences in the myth and mystery of 19th century London.  
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
The season includes Well Made @ The Playground – a mini-season of new theatre, opera, and contemporary dance from developing artists – and Ida Rubinstein: The Final Act, a play with music and dance that chronicles the untold story of dance’s Forgotten Diva. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
JMK Award Winner Diane Page directs Scarlett Brookes (Frieda), Richard Sutton (Detective Sergeant du Preez) and Shaq Taylor (Errol).
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Naomi Peterson joins the company in the role of Miss Stapleton and others, joining the previously announced Richard Ede (Sherlock Holmes), Marc Pickering (Stapleton and others), Eric Stroud (Doctor Watson), Naomi Peterson (Miss Stapleton and others), Phil Yarrow (Sir Henry and others).
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021
The adaptation is a 90-minute version with a music score excerpted from the 1960's and 70's pop songbook. It is among the first professional live theatre productions in the DC area next month.
by Marc Savitt - Jul 19, 2021
Provides a tasty smorgasbord comprised of the layers contributing to the woman, as well as her depth, dynamism, energy, and intensity. The performance is primarily, a recounting of Byrd’s life and experiences. Like the woman, herself, the piece is an amalgamation of myriad events, issues, topics, some of which can be unpleasant and challenging.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2021
In 1987, he founded the Birmingham Opera Company. Vick's productions with Birmingham Opera included the first UK production of Othello to feature a black tenor in the title role in 2009, and the 2012 world premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen's Mittwoch aus Licht.
by Peter Nason - Jul 17, 2021
Despite being severely edited, the play features a marvelous cast in what is perhaps the Bard's most beloved work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2021-22 season. The influential Off-Broadway institution returns to in-person performance after 18 months in which, under new artistic leadership, it has marked its 50th anniversary and reflected deeply on the role the theater should play in the life of its city, its country, and the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
Shakespeare & Company has announced a benefit concert this summer featuring Robert Miller's Project Grand Slam — the rock, jazz, and Latin fusion band with a NYC groove! The show takes place on August 17 at 8:30 p.m. at the Tina Packer Playhouse.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2021
Chicago Shakespeare Theater celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks with a re-envisioned creative community engagement program.
by Stan Jenson - Jul 13, 2021
So four playwrights walk into a bar and the first one says …. sound like the setup for a joke?  No, it’s actually the premise for Shakespeare in Revue, the delightful second presentation by Joshua Tree’s Theatre Under the Stars.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 13, 2021
The National Theatre has today announced the latest productions to be made available on its National Theatre at Home streaming platform.
by Marc Savitt - Jul 12, 2021
“BECOMOING OTHELLO taught me how to get over things that I am.  I’m a mixed-race girl, and I am on the fairer side of blackness.  I had so many issues with colorism and racism and all the isms that I needed to tell this story.  If audience members are listening, no matter where they come from; what race, what religion, everyone is going to find something they can relate to.' 
by Gil Kaan - Jul 10, 2021
estival Opera will be offering their first hybrid online/in person event since the pandemic restrictions loosened up - UN RAGGIO DI SPEME (RAY OF HOPE) July 11, 2021. Got the chance to chat with Festival Opera’s general director Zachary Gordin on Festival Opera’s upcoming season and staying sane during these safer-distanced times.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2021
Learn more about the full lineup of events taking place throughout the festival!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2021
Shakespeare Was A Rapper is a performance based lecture that showcases the relationship between Shakespeare and his contemporaries and rap music today. By exploring classic literature through the hip-hop lens, this session will deepen your understanding and expand your appreciation for Shakespeare, Poe, Coleridge, rhyming language and the hip-hop genre. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2021
Family Tree takes as its inspiration the story of Henrietta Lacks, an African American woman, whose cells were harvested and cultivated without her consent after her death from cervical cancer in the 1950s. The so-called HeLa cells have been vital to studying disease and have even contributed to the development of the COVID-19 vaccines. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2021
Susan Derry of Broadway's Wonderful Town, The Phantom of the Opera, and more Encores! than you can count, makes her Feinstein's/54 Below debut with “Ingenue You When,” an evening of sparkling classics remixed for the daring, dazzling woman she's become.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021
Founded in 2020 by JaMeeka Holloway, Blk Girls Luv The Bard, has announced its 2021 Fall Virtual Reading and Community Conversation Series, produced in partnership with Ashland, Oregon's PLAY ON SHAKESPEARE.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2021
Founded in 2020 by North Carolina-based director and producer, JaMeeka Holloway, BGLTB reimagines, reframes, and examines Shakespeare through the lens of Black and IPOC women with process, people, care and community-centered workshops and public readings using modern-verse translation commissioned by Play On! Shakespeare.