Romeo and Juliet

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Music Box Theatre

(New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
With her two self-penned plays, Rosalind Blessed returns to the stage with a family affair as she performs alongside her mother, Hildegard Neil, with her father, Brian Blessed, as executive producer. Shedding light on what we often keep hidden from the world, The Delights of Dogs and the Problems of People and Lullabies for the Lost will be performed in rep throughout January at the Old Red Lion Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Argentina Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
This January, as part of a partnership with Newham Council, Stratford Circus Arts Centre is to offer every Year 6 student in the borough the chance to see Inua Ellams' stage adaptation of The Little Prince free of charge. Inua Ellams' fourth show, the critically acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles, sold out at the National Theatre, where his adaptation of Chekov's Three Sisters, recently opened. The Little Prince which will be produced by Fuel and directed by Femi Elufowoju jr, promises to be a radical afro-futurist reimagining of the classic French children's story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2020
Today's top stories: Sing Street will transfer to Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, Donna Vivino joins the tour of Cats, further casting for MJ the Musical, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 mainstage season continues with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, which opens on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
Shakespeare Theatre Company is delighted to announce the full cast of The Amen Corner, James Baldwin's classic parable of passion and perseverance, which will grace the stage at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St. NW) from February 11-March 15, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
First Stage will fuel the imaginations of audiences young and old with their next 2019/20 mainstage production, A WRINKLE IN TIME, based on the bestselling book by author Madeleine L'Engle, adapted for the stage by John Glore and directed by First Stage Artistic Director Jeff Frank. The play explores the adventures of female protagonist Meg Murry with her brother Charles Wallace and their new friend Calvin O'Keefe. On a dark and stormy night, a mysterious stranger arrives at Meg Murry's home and she embarks on a wild, empowering journey of self-discovery. Joining forces with Charles, Calvin, Mrs. Whatsit, and many more, they travel through space and time to battle the forces of evil so Meg can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. This fantastical adventure of a lifetime will propel the imaginations of First Stage audiences and help them discover what a tesseract is. Sponsored by Enerpac Tool Group.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Seattle's critics' circle announces nominees for the 2020 Gypsy Rose Lee awards celebrating excellence in Seattle theatrical productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Gettysburg Community Theatre, a non-profit 501c3 organization in historic downtown Gettysburg, PA, has just kicked off it's 12th Season will a sold-out production of the musical Willy Wonka. GCT's two staff members and 170 volunteers made over 100 performances happen in 2019, and thanks to donors, sponsors, volunteers, students, and audience members, GCT looks forward to another wonderful year of theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Gail Louw's new play The Good Dad (A Love Story) opens at The Old Red Lion Theatre for a four-night limited run on Wednesday, 12 February 2020 (Press Nights: Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at 7pm) as part of The Old Red Lion's 'Where Are We Now?' festival of emerging artists.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Babes With Blades Theatre Company's (BWBTC) 22nd season continues with Duchess of Malfi, running April 17 - May 30, written by John Webster, adaptation and direction by BWBTC Artistic Director Hayley Rice and fight choreography by Maya Vinice Prentiss. All performances are at The Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Acclaimed actress and singer Linda Purl will bring her show Linda Purl and Her Big Band Romance to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Friday, February 7, and to Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego on Saturday, February 8, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents, Catalina, and Martinis. Purl will be joined by special guest Donny Most (Happy Days).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Executive Director Barry Hughson today announced that Alexei Ratmansky's new full-length work, Of Love and Rage, will be a co-production between the National Ballet and American Ballet Theatre (ABT). The world premiere will be performed by ABT at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California, March 5 - 8, 2020. ABT will reprise the work at New York's Metropolitan Opera House June 2 - 6, 2020. Of Love and Rage will make its Canadian premiere during the National Ballet's 2021/22 season in Toronto.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Redhouse Arts Center continues its 2020 portion of its season with William Shakespeare's most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. New York based Director Melissa Rain Anderson will make her Redhouse debut after directing The Wolves at Syracuse Stage and La Cage Aux Folles at the Geva Center in Rochester, NY. She is a long time director for Geva having helmed the acclaimed productions of Spamalot, Hair and In The Heights.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The Fall is a modern and darkly comic re-telling of John Milton's Paradise Lost, where the fear of Saw meets a twisted Romeo and Juliet. Reconfigured into a classic story of survival, Arensen explores the themes of desperation, loneliness, and falling - in love, apart and from grace. This multi-sensory tale of intrigue and deceit leaves you contemplating a simple choice: make a life together or attempt escape? Brand-new writing for 2020, The Fall locks the audience away with its characters, forcing them to question their own loyalties, build trust and consider the consequence of fate.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and The Humanities Center at Carnegie Mellon University have announced the complete programming lineup for the fifth Pittsburgh Humanities Festival, taking place March 20-22, 2020 at locations throughout the Cultural District. The Festival brings together internationally-renowned academics, artists, and intellectual innovators offering interviews, intimate conversations, and select performances focused on art, literature, music, science, policy, politics, and morea?"all in a lively, entertaining, accessible format in the Cultural District. It's smart talk about stuff that matters.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
2020 marks the Shakespeare Schools Festival South Africa's 10th anniversary, a remarkable milestone. From March 3 to 14, the first round of the annual festival in the Western Cape will be taking place at the Fugard Theatre, one of the Mother City's most iconic theatre venues that will also be celebrating its first decade this year, and this prestigious association is an invaluable one for the SSFSA. For the first time since the festivals inception in 2010, the initial performance showcase will be longest yet, taking place over eleven days straight with 34 schools participating from Cape Town and surrounds, including suburbs like Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain, Westlake, Delft, Bishop Lavis, Pinelands, Athlone, Claremont, Zonnebloom, Wynberg, Swartland, Hermanus, Strand, Hout Bay, Stellenbosch and Worcester. Other cities the festival will tour to up until September 2020 include Johannesburg, Durban, George and Makhanda.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
New Adventures has announced the 2020 tour dates for Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker! with extensive national and international tour dates for 2021 to be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway at the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.
by Rose Marija - Jan 21, 2020
​​​​​​​Shanghai Ballet was founded in 1966. Spanning over thirty years, this company embraces a blend of traditional and Western dance styles. Xin Lili, Artistic Director since 2011, has brought to the company English versions of Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, a French version of Coppelia and La Sylphide, as well as George Balanchine's Serenade and La Valse. Lili has also invited creations to be made for the Shanghai Ballet. Currently, the Artistic Director of the Shanghai Ballet and it's eighty dancers is Derek Deane with his team. My first impression was that this is a fresh, young company, full of enthusiasm and with room to grow.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Skylight Theatre Company, recognized for their unwavering commitment to developing new works, has confirmed a 2020 lineup of three plays, and a fourth TBA. All plays are new to Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Swashbuckling sword fights and romance lie at the center of this thrilling take on Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers by Catherine Bush, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from February 5 - March 22, 2020. This bold production will run in repertory with William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by Neil Shurley - Jan 20, 2020
When you are in something this good, with fantastically talented people and a design team like this, you just feel lucky.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Rubicon Theatre Company of Ventura begins the new year with the West Coast Premiere of NEVER NOT ONCE, a powerful, compelling and timely new drama by CAREY CRIM. The production premiered earlier this season at JEFF DANIELS' Purple Rose Theatre. NEVER NOT ONCE previews February 5-7 and opens February 8 at Rubicon's home, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District, continuing Wednesdays through Sundays through February 23. A thought-provoking response to the #MeToo movement, NEVER NOT ONCE is about the families we choose, and the secrets that can pull them apart. The production is helmed by Brit KATHARINE FARMER, who has directed acclaimed Rubicon productions of Gulf View Drive (Ovation Award, Best Production of a Play, Larger Theatre), Incognito (West Coast Premiere), Heisenberg with Faline England and Joe Spano, and South Pacific (all Critic's Choices in the L.A. Times). For tickets, call 805.667.2900 or go to www.rubicontheatre.org. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
From today the National Theatre Collection will be available free of charge to state schools and state-funded further education colleges across the UK in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing. The collection provides high-quality recordings of 24 world-class productions, drawing from 10 years of NT Live broadcasts and never before released productions from the National Theatre's Archive. Schools and further education colleges can register now via Bloomsbury Publishing's award-winning digital library Drama Online.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2020
The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse presents Romeo and Juliet January 31 - February 22, 2020.
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 17, 2020
The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts presents two very different works from two of the finest ballet companies in the western half of North America-Ballet West's beautifully traditional production of Giselle, and Ballet BC's stunningly reimagined take on the timeless tale of Romeo + Juliet.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Artistic Director Kumiko Mendl celebrates 25 years of Yellow Earth Theatre; the company dedicated to developing and staging work by British East Asian* (BEA) theatre makers. Named after the seminal Chinese film of the same title, the company launched in 1995 to widen the type of roles being offered to BEA actors, writers, directors and designers, with the aim to create fresh and vibrant work that reflects the BEA experience.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
OPERA San Antonio is has announced the addition of a winter performance series to commence this February for the first time in the company's five-year history. The Capulets and Montagues is a beautiful interpretation of the iconic love story of Romeo and Juliet by Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini. OPERA San Antonio will present this lesser-known treasure of 19th century Italian opera in an experimental concert version at the University of the Incarnate Word on February 13th and 15th, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
A tragic love story set in Nazi Germany, Bent follows the journey of Max, a young gay man from Berlin, who learns to accept himself and to love in the face of horrific and impossible odds. One of the most significant plays of the 20th century, Bent sheds light on the widely untold history of the persecution of homosexual men during the Holocaust.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Following their critically acclaimed adaptation of Malorie Blackman's novel Noughts and Crosses , Pilot Theatre, in co-production with Belgrade Theatre, will stage Emteaz Hussain's exciting new adaptation of Alex Wheatle's award winning young adult novel - Crongton Knights.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Amazon Studios announced today that Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Quantico) and Richard Madden (Bodyguard) will star in Citadel, the new multi-layered global series from the Russo Brothers' AGBO. Amazon also announced today that a local language production of the franchise will originate from Mexico, in addition to the previously announced versions in Italy and India. Madden and Chopra will star in the U.S. 'mothership' edition of the series.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Amazon Studios today announced the first group of series regulars set to star in the new Amazon Original series based on stories from the iconic 'The Lord of the Rings' novels by J.R.R. Tolkien. Newly revealed cast members including Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, and Daniel Weyman. Production will begin in February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Executive Director Barry Hughson today announced the company will tour to the historic Royal Opera House in London, UK for the first time in 41 years. The National Ballet will perform one of its most treasured classics, The Sleeping Beauty from July 28 a?" August 1, 2020 for seven performances.
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Variety reports that Corey Hawkins has joined the cast of Danai Gurira's 'Americanah' on HBO Max.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the 1965 satirical fantasy Day of Absence at the Richard Christiansen Theatre (housed inside Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.), February 27-March 22, 2020. The official opening night is Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Hot on the heels of its acclaimed Christmas season run at Jermyn Street Theatre, Craig Taylor's warmhearted, humorous and compassionate series of dramatic vignettes on life in contemporary Britain returns to The Watermill Theatre where it premiered in 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Southern Methodist University Theatre, Dance, and Music alumni are reuniting in Dallas this winter to produce a full-length, text-driven, minimally produced production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet featuring alumni returning from New York City, Chicago, Baltimore, and Nebraska. Co-directed by Emily Ernst (recent graduate of Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq and Associate Director of Flatwater Shakespeare Company), Joshua L. Peugh (Founder and Artistic Director of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance), and Baltimore-based actor Chris Rutherford, the play will be presented by Fair Assemblya?"the trio's newly formed ensemble led theatre companya?"in the intimate Sanctuary space at Arts Mission Oak Cliff. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Huntington Theatre Company has announced the extension of the Boston premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat.  Due to high ticket demand, this a?oebreathtakingly timelya?? (The Wall Street Journal), Tony Award-nominated play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Kimberly Senior (The Niceties at the Huntington, Disgraced on Broadway) will now run at the Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) from Friday, January 31, 2020 through Sunday, March 1, 2020.
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 11, 2020
Southern Methodist University Theatre, Dance, and Music alumni are reuniting in Dallas this winter to produce a full-length, text-driven, minimally produced production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet featuring alumni returning from New York City, Chicago, Baltimore, and Nebraska. Co-directed by Emily Ernst (recent graduate of Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq and Associate Director of Flatwater Shakespeare Company), Joshua L. Peugh (Founder and Artistic Director of Dark Circles Contemporary Dance), and Baltimore-based actor Chris Rutherford, the play will be presented by Fair Assemblya?"the trio's newly formed ensemble led theatre companya?"in the intimate Sanctuary space at Arts Mission Oak Cliff.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago continues its 25th Theatrical Reading Season with free performances of Shakespeare's RICHARD III, running Jan. 10-17, 2020, at nine Chicago-area venues.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Opera Santa Barbara returns to the Four Seasons Biltmore for its annual Opera Gala. The company will honor the dedication and contributions of philanthropists Sarah and Roger Chrisman to Santa Barbara's local performing arts organizations. Opera SB's Chrisman Studio Artist program is named in recognition of their support.
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 - Jan 10, 2020
Central Works 2020 Celebratory 30th Season begins February 15 and runs through November 15, 2020 featuring 4 new world premieres plays.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Philadelphia has so much more than great cheese steak and the Liberty Bell a?" it's also home to some amazing theater. For the third time this February, we're excited to partner with Theatre Philadelphia on Philly Theatre Week 2020, when you can score free, $15, and $30 tickets to some of the best shows in town Feb. 6-16.