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Shylock - 1987 - Off-Off-Broadway

Based on the play The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
Otherworld Theatre, Chicago's premier Science Fiction and Fantasy theatre and, The Stupid Shakespeare Company, a Shakespearen Parody Troupe, proudly present a?oeMerchant of Sesame Streeta??. This virtual parody of Shakespeare's a?oeThe Merchant of Venicea?? and a?oeSesame Streeta?? is stuffed with  live action puppet pentameter and is designed specifically for Otherworld's digital platform. a?oeMerchant of Sesame Streeta?? will premiere on Otherworld's YouTube page on September 19th and will be available for FREE.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
A cast of professional actors, their work has been seen across the country, at such notable theatres as Oregon Shakespeare, Utah Shakespeare, Chicago Shakespeare, and many more. In addition to regional theatre, many of our participants have long and varied careers onscreen as well.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
In March, theatres across the UK closed, and hundreds of pantomimes were cancelled due to the pandemic. Blue Peter legend Peter Duncan - a critically acclaimed panto dame, writer, producer and director – decided to film Jack and the Beanstalk in his back garden as an online alternative to be downloaded by families to watch together at home over Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that theatre and opera director Sir Jonathan Miller, best known for directing and starring in the Beyond the Fringe satirical revue, has died at age 85.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: The One-Man Play, directed by frequent Porters collaborator Drina Durazo. a?oeCharles Dickens was known for being a performer of his own works; his novels were written with such vivid theatricality that they were almost like plays,a?? says Durazo. a?oeWe're aiming to recreate the experience of Dickens' public recitals with A Christmas Carol, The One-Man Play, and it's been a great joy exploring this beloved classic by way of Krieger's dynamic performance.a?? 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
David Suchet will be making his eagerly-awaited return to Australian stages in POIROT AND MORE: A RETROSPECTIVE in early 2020. There has been a huge demand for tickets across Australia and subsequently new shows have just been added to the tour schedule. The tour will travel across the country to Perth, Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Newcastle and Adelaide. The additional performances in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide will go on sale on Tuesday 19thNovember.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
The fourth annual Berkshire Theatre Critics Awards (aka The Berkies) were handed out on a chilly Monday evening, November 11, 2019, at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, MA. Eligible for nomination were 105 productions from the past year, presented at more than three dozen venues in Western Massachusetts, New York, Vermont and Connecticut, all within a fifty-mile radius of the borders of Berkshire County.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 11, 2019. This was the fourth year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theatre in the greater Berkshire region.
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 Herbert Paine - May 25, 2020
Southwest Shakespeare Company has launched the Virtual Classics Live Series, the latest edition of which featured THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. (Showcased for live streaming on May 23rd, the program is available on the Company's Facebook page.) Featuring actors from across the country, including the celebrated Patrick Page, the reading, directed by Irwin Appel, is inspired, informative, and, as usual, provocative ~ a worthwhile opportunity to delve into one of Shakespeare's most controversial plays.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Queens, NY, based Rude Grooms and Portsmouth, NH, based Seven Stages Shakespeare Company launched a new series of online live-stream performances called Shakespeare Happy Hours.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) streams George Balanchine's Jewels on Program 04, April 1–21, of the 2021 Digital Season, featuring a newly-captured Emeralds to accompany archival recordings of Rubies and Diamonds.
by Glenda Pearce - Mar 8, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021
A virtual reading of “Wil,” a new feature project written by Dan Rosen (writer of “The Last Supper” and writer/director of “Dead Man’s Curve,” both Sundance Festival films), and benefiting The Actors Fund and The AFC (The Actors Fund of Canada), will be presented March 12-17, 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
Patrick Page discusses the role of the villain with host Patrick Pacheco on this episode of “THEATER: All the Moving Parts”, premiering Friday, March 19 at 9:30PM on CUNY TV and streaming at THEATER: All the Moving Parts starting March 22.   
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2021
Today (March 12) in live streaming: Broadway celebrates Liza Minnelli, Women of Broadway unite, and more!
by Ronn Burton - Mar 1, 2021
Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre remembers and celebrates one of their founding members MICHAEL JONES, who passed away a year ago. An Emmy winner and recipient of the Oklahoma Governor’s Arts Award, Michael was a co-founder and Artistic Associate at OKC Rep. While Michael was a pillar of the OKC theatre community, he also worked all over the country. Michael touched the lives and hearts of so many he worked with. The OKC theatre community remembers Michael Jones.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
On this day in 2010, Al Pacino returned to Broadway as the title character in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice,
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 30, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that online rumors about a Broadway revival of Our Town are true. Producer Scott Rudin has plans to bring Thornton Wilder's play back to Broadway for the first time since 2002. Rudin has tapped Tony winner Bartlett Sher (To Kill a Mockingbird) to direct the play, which will be led by Dustin Hoffman, who last appeared on Broadway in 1990. A timeline for the production remains unknown.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2020
Need something new to listen to or read? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including The Lehman Trilogy, Amelie U.K. Cast Recording, and 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 - 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 - Jan 8, 2020
The Music Conservatory of Westchester, a revered music school celebrating its 90th anniversary, is launching its Collegiate Orchestra Institute, a new opportunity and training ground to prepare serious collegiate music students for professional careers.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Following the success of The Mousetrap at the Wyvern Theatre in 2014 and 2016, the world-renowned murder mystery, now in its record-breaking 68th year in London's West End, is back by popular demand on the Swindon stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
TFANA will present a virtual exploration of these celebrated artists’ next project together, Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, this Wednesday, January 27, 7-8pm, and Saturday, January 30, 3-4pm, as part of the Theatre’s new “Artists & Community” series. T
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Theatre Nebula announces the cast and creative team for SOMETHING ROTTEN by Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick, and John O'Farrell performing March 14th through April 11th at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center in Palatine.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
CTC has announced a partnership with the iconic DeLuxe Theater in the historic Fifth Ward. All three Mainstage productions in the 2019-2020 season will be housed in this hidden gem of a facility.
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2020
Take a look back into our archives with us as we bring you another photo flashback! This time, we've got a photo of Peter O'Toole on the set of My Favorite Year in 1981.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Primal Forces will present an outrageous new comedy. A Funny Thing Happened...on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City, written by Halley Feiffer, runs February 7 through March 1 at The Sol Theater in Boca Raton.
by Student Blogger: Laura Frost - Jan 15, 2021
There is plenty of evidence that the theater community is a generous group.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2021
On February 8th, 2020, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio awarded the Certificate of Recognition of the City of New York to opera singer, actor, director, and producer David Serero for his achievements and contributions to the City of New York.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2020
This Sunday, a stage and screen legend gets a shot at Oscars gold. Jonathan Pryce, who despite his many other accolades, earns his first ever Academy Award nomination for his performance in The Two Popes.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Primal Forces will present an outrageous new comedy A Funny Thing Happened...on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City, written by Halley Feiffer, runs February 7 through March 1 at The Sol Theater in Boca Raton. Tickets are $40-$45; Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 8pm and Sunday matinees are at 2pm. For more information www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
For nine days, from the 29th February to the 8th March, Jewish Book Week brings together nearly 200 multi-award winning writers from the worlds of history, theatre, journalism, philosophy, science, art, music, poetry and fiction in a celebration of ideas. The 2020 line-up includes Emma Barnett, Tom Bower, Camilla Cavendish, Gavin Esler, Jonathan Freedland, Nicci Gerrard, Adam Gopnik, Howard Jacobson, Rachel Johnson, Norman Lebrecht, Sue MacGregor, Douglas Murray, Melanie Phillips, Philippe Sands, Marcus du Sautoy, Simon Schama, Tom Segev, Elif Shafak, Martin Rees, Andrew Robinson and Edmund de Waal.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2020
Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) continues its 16th season with The Merchant of Venice, performed at the Plaza Theatre, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA. Performances run March 11-April 5, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
A major co-production between five leading regional theatres in Autumn 2020, The Merchant of Venice will star Tracy Ann Oberman (EastEnders, Friday Night Dinner, Toast of London) in the role of Shylock and will be directed by Brigid Larmour, Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021
The Nuyorican Poets Café recently partnered with Blended City, LLC to bring a dynamic online rendition of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's 2009 play Rough Magic to audiences around the world. This is the first of many online productions to come from the acclaimed multicultural arts center on the Lower East Side.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2021
Ophelia's Jump Presents A WILDERNESS OF MONKEYS, a world premiere engagement of a new comedy. Written by Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei. Directed by Beatrice Casagran. 
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2019
Upstart Crows of Santa Fe present Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2020
ACTRA Toronto has announced Jani Lauzon as its 2021 Award of Excellence recipient.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019
Final casting is today announced for the UK premiere of 'COPS' by American writer Tony Tortora, a new play inspired by real-life events in the often brutal and corrupt world of 1950's Chicago policing and mob violence.
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 13, 2019
Ed Dixon, Drama Desk winner, Helen Hayes winner, star of countless Broadway shows returned to The Green Room 42 with the world premiere of his new one man show, SHOW STORIES.
by Lauren Gienow - Apr 28, 2020
By now the news has gotten out that The Stratford Festival is putting its 2020 season on hold due to the social distancing guidelines brought on by this unprecedented pandemic situation. The Stratford Festival is a magical place and yesterday's announcement was tough to digest. This is not a news story about the postponement of the season. This is one BWW writer's love letter (and get-well-soon card) to the Stratford Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
As part of the newly launched Royal Shakespeare Community initiative, artists from the Royal Shakespeare Company, who are currently unable to rehearse or perform, will lend a hand in helping to unlock Shakespeare for thousands of children and young people studying at home.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Butterfly Theatre Company has brought together a community of 150 people from all over the world to create a unique video version of Shylock's famous monologue from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, which has been released across its social media channels to mark Shakespeare's Birthday.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
Oak Park Festival Theatre, in partnership with Kane Repertory Theatre, presents a virtual production of “The Venetians,” a new play by Matt Barbot that brings together various characters from several of Shakespeare's best loved plays to address contemporary issues.