The Arabian Nights

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018
NYU Skirball's 2018-19 season will open at midnight on September 8, 2018 with two New York premieres from Forced Entertainment, one of the U.K.'s most exciting experimental theater companies: And on the Thousandth Night…, an overnight fairytale of epic proportions, and Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare, a six-night retelling of the entire Shakespearean canon - with everyday household objects standing in for the heroes and heroines.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018
The Bay Area Theater Company opens One Googol and One by Aidaa Peerzada on Friday  December 7 (previews Dec. 5th and 6th) running through December 22 2018 at Brava Theater Center. One Googol and One is a play about historical injustices and how each of our stories from the past shape our modern identities.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018
Lookingglass Theatre Company, Court Theatre and Manual Cinema, Lifeline Theatre, and Remy Bumppo Theatre Company announce FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed, a one-time-only event exploring the four productions of this classic tale coming to Chicago stages during the 2018-2019 season. FRANKENSTEIN: Unearthed takes place September 30, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Lookingglass Theatre Company. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=85009b. Lookingglass is located at 821 N Michigan Avenue at Pearson.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the world premiere of The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A Christmas Pantomime, from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, conceived and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. This family-friendly, holiday show runs November 7, 2018 - January 13, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018
The Bay Area Theatre Company opens One Googol and One by Aidaa Peerzada on Friday  December 7 (preview Dec. 6th) running through December 22 2018 at Brava Theater Center. One Googol and One is a play about historical injustices and how each of our stories from the past shape our modern identities. Set in different times and places the production takes on various mediums of dialogue through contemporary verse (spoken word), classical verse, and naturalistic dialogue.
by Alan Portner - Nov 17, 2017
New version by Director Eric Rosen stresses original Dickens text and humor
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017
Swamp Studios has just announced the full cast and creative team for Night at the Bombay Roxy, a rich, immersive Indian noir, set in the beautiful surroundings of the as-yet-unopened Dishoom restaurant in the iconic Barkers Building in Kensington, London, from 27 November until 11 December.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018
Lookingglass Theatre Company concludes its 30th Anniversary season with the world premiere of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas runs May 23 - August 19, 2018 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2019
The Broadway transfer of Beetlejuice begins previews tonight, March 28th. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
One Thousand Nights and One Day (www.ProspectTheater.org) a new musical with book and lyrics by Jason Grote (1001; Shostakovich, or Silence), music by Marisa Michelson (Tamar Of The River, Naamah's Ark),and directed by Erin Ortman (For The Love Of; The Wading Pool), will play at the ART/NY Mezzanine Theatre (502 West 53rd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues), it was announced today by Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director of the Prospect Theater Company. Performances for the limited engagement begin April 4 and opening night is set for April 15.One Thousand Nights and One Day is based on the play 1001 by Jason Grote.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018
Lookingglass Theatre Company announces its complete 2018-2019 season lineup. The season begins with the World Premiere of The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A Christmas Pantomime, conceived and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman from the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Following The Steadfast Tin Soldier is the World Premiere of Act(s) of God written by Ensemble Member Kareem Bandealy and directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman.
by Sophia Lambton - Jun 5, 2018
In the space of just a brief recital, Joyce DiDonato brings World History to Covent Garden (and makes some).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018
NYU Skirball's 2018-19 season will open at midnight on September 8, 2018 with two New York premieres from Forced Entertainment, one of the U.K.'s most exciting experimental theater companies: And on the Thousandth Night…, an overnight fairytale of epic proportions, and Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare, a six-night retelling of the entire Shakespearean canon - with everyday household objects standing in for the heroes and heroines.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018
Free For All, one of the capital's cherished annual traditions, will return this summer to Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), offering two weeks of free performances of the Company's 2016 production of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. Directed by STC Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul, whose hit production of Camelot has extended through July 8 due to popular demand, the production will run at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F St NW) from August 21-September 2, providing more than 12,000 people the chance to see the play free of charge.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018
Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. Due to high ticket demand, additional dates, August 30 - September 9, 2018, have been added. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas plays at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. This marks the second and final extension of the production.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018
BEDLAM announces the new production of UNCLE ROMEO VANYA JULIET. This new theatrical mashup of ROMEO & JULIET and UNCLE VANYA will kick off Bedlam's 2018/2019 season instead of the previously announced ROMEO & JULIET and UNCLE VANYA in repertory. The cast for UNCLE ROMEO VANYA JULIET will feature Edmund Lewis, Susannah Millonzi, Randolph Curtis Rand, Zuzanna Szadkowski and Eric Tucker.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018
Casting for both Touching the Void and Twelfth Night was announced today, heralding the first two-production partnership between leading regional theatrical powerhouses, Bristol Old Vic and The Lyceum, Edinburgh.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018
NYU Skirball's 2018-19 season will open at midnight on September 8, 2018 with an all-night theater storytelling marathon from the U.K.'s acclaimed Forced Entertainment theater company, followed by their Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare, adaptations of all 36 Shakespeare plays, starring everyday household objects.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
The British Museum today announces a new special exhibition, opening in October 2019, which explores how western artists have long been inspired by the Islamic world. Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, the exhibition is a collaboration with the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) and will include a major loan of objects from the Kuala Lumpur-based institution; their first appearance outside of Malaysia.
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2018
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by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018
Lookingglass Theatre Company announces an extension of 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas adapted by David Kersnar and Althos Low, from the books by Jules Verne, directed by Ensemble Member David Kersnar. Due to high ticket demand, additional dates, August 22 - 26, 2018, have been added. 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas plays at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
This one's not just for the Kids! Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill continues its Free Summer Movie Matinee Series this Saturday July 6th with a real gem - German animator Lotte Reiniger's exquisite "The Adventures of Prince Achmed" (1926). Based on tales from the Arabian Nights, the film tells the story of the handsome and dashing Prince Achmed, who is tricked by a wicked sorcerer into mounting a magical flying horse. The prince foils the sorcerer's evil intent and soars headlong into a series of exciting adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love with the beautiful Princess Peri Banu.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019
Tara Arts and Polka Theatre have today announced that their co-production of Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree is set to head on a UK tour from 20th January - 2nd March 2019. The production originally played at The Polka Theatre in September 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018
59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) welcomes The Dreamscape Theatre with the NYC premiere of PETE REX written by Alexander V. Thompson and directed by Brad Raimondo. PETE REX begins performances on Thursday, February 8 for a limited engagement through Saturday, March 3. Press Opening is Thursday, February 15 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Saturday at 7:30 PM; Sunday at 2:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). Single tickets are $25 ($20 for 59E59 Members). To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019
Two of Britain's leading theatre companies, Extant and Yellow Earth have joined forces to present an ambitious exciting new play called Flight Paths. The production will tour the UK in spring 2019, from Tuesday 5 February starting at Harlow Playhouse Theatre and ending on Tuesday 5 March at The Arena, Wolverhampton.  The Press Night is Friday 8 February, 7pm at Stratford Circus, Theatre Square, London, E15 1BX.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Metamorphoses is now on stage. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018
The nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards were announced on February 5, 2018. One of the country's most prestigious cultural honors, The Helen Hayes Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in professional theatre throughout the Washington metropolitan area. The National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery set the scene for the announcement of nominees in 47 categories for artistic excellence, and the theatre companies eligible for the 2017 John Aniello Award for Outstanding Emerging Theatre Company. The recipient of the 2018 Helen Hayes Tribute will be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Bedlam, the acclaimed New York based theatre company, with a fresh kinetic look at two plays with four actors, playing 49 characters in William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw's most famous creations, side by side, Hamlet and Saint Joan, in repertory April 5 to 15 at The Broad Stage. This engagement will be the company's West-Coast debut.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018
One Thousand Nights and One Day (www.ProspectTheater.org) a new musical with book and lyrics by Jason Grote (1001; Shostakovich, or Silence), music by Marisa Michelson (Tamar Of The River, Naamah's Ark),and directed by Erin Ortman (For The Love Of; The Wading Pool), will play at the ART/NY Mezzanine Theatre (502 West 53rd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues), it was announced today by Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director of the Prospect Theater Company. Performances for the limited engagement begin April 4 and opening night is set for April 15.One Thousand Nights and One Day is based on the play 1001 by Jason Grote.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
Tara Arts and Polka Theatre have today announced that their co-production of Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree is set to head on a UK tour from 20th January - 2nd March 2019. The production originally played at The Polka Theatre in September 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017
Recognized as a leading voice in choral and musical theatre composition, composer/theatre-maker/singer Marisa Michelson is hailed for writing and/or performing profound works with a rich tapestry of complicated choral and musical stylings. The upcoming 2018 season cements her role as a vital contemporary artist with the world premiere of three works: The Desire/Divinity Project by Constellation Chor February 1-3, One Thousand Nights and One Day musical April 2-29, and Naamah's Ark oratorio featuring Tony Award winner Victoria Clark concluding The River to River Festival June 17. (Please scroll down for Marisa's complete schedule.)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017
Recognized as a leading voice in choral and musical theatre composition, composer/theatre-maker/singer Marisa Michelson is hailed for writing and/or performing profound works with a rich tapestry of complicated choral and musical stylings.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018
Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the world premiere of The Steadfast Tin Soldier: A Christmas Pantomime, from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, conceived and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman. This family-friendly, holiday show runs November 7, 2018 - January 13, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018
Polka Theatre today announce full casting for Shamser Sinha's Three Sat Under The Banyan Tree based on The Panchatantra - India's Aesop's Fables. Artistic Director of Tara Arts, Jatinder Verma directs Rose-Marie Christian (Jayaben - Crow story), Medhavi Patel (Yasmin - Leopard story) and Raj Swamy (Mahendra - Mongoose story). The production opens on 3 October, with previews from 28 September, and runs until 21 October.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
The Donmar Warehouse today announces the appointment of Anna Cooper CDG as the new Casting Director from September 2018. Anna will work with newly appointed Artistic Director Michael Longhurst on casting productions in his first season in 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018
NYU Skirball's 2018-19 season will open at midnight on September 8, 2018 with two New York premieres from Forced Entertainment, one of the U.K.'s most exciting experimental theater companies: And on the Thousandth Night…, an overnight fairytale of epic proportions, and Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare, a six-night retelling of the entire Shakespearean canon - with everyday household objects standing in for the heroes and heroines.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018
This autumn, Izzy Jones (If Room Enough and The Duck Pond, withWings Theatre Company; Le Bossu, Wilton's Music Hall), Maya Britto (This Is The Hour, Royal Academy of Music; Is There Life After High School?, Royal Academy of Music Musical Theatre Company; A West End Christmas, Make A Difference Trust Concert - all whilst training), Ikky Elyas (Stay Happy Keep Smiling, Paines Plough; Red Pitch, Lyric Hammersmith; Our Big Love Story, Rose Theatre), Sharon Singh (The Game of Love and Chai, Tara Arts; Death of Kings and The Misanthrope, Conservatoire National Superieur D'art Dramatique; Cyrano, Northern Broadsides), Hemi Yeroham (Alice's Adventures Underground, Waterloo Vaults; Romeo and Juliet, US Tour and Off Broadway; The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, US Tour and Off Broadway) and Pravessh Rana (Sann Pachattar, AAP Motion Pictures; Twelfth Night and The White Guard - whilst training) will transform Hoxton Hall into the ancient world of the Middle East in Iris Theatre's enchanting new adaptation of Arabian Nights.
by Michael Rabice - Aug 17, 2018
An eye-popping event that only Disney could produce...That is the spectacle ALADDIN that is completing it's run at Shea's Buffalo Theatre. This stage adaptation of the family favorite film is packed with more visual effects and glorious costumes than one is likely to see in 3 other Broadway shows combined.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
59E59 Theaters welcomes the US premiere of SQUARE GO, written by Kieran Hurley and Gary McNair and directed by Finn den Hertog. Produced by Francesca Moody Productions (Fleabag) in association with Seared Productions, SQUARE GO begins performances on Wednesday, June 5 for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 30.
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 17, 2019
Sharjah is gearing up to take live entertainment to new heights with a new and original theatre production titled '1001 Nights: The Last Chapter', which promises to be the largest of its kind. The show is poised to be the grand opening act for the official inauguration of the World Book Capital 2019 celebrations, on April 23, which will pave the way for a year-long celebration of the prestigious UNESCO title Sharjah won last year in recognition of its cultural achievements. 
by Sam Abney - Apr 17, 2018
Constellation Theatre Company's new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle isn't perfect. It is undoubtedly a celebration of what smart allegory can be. As this small theater company stretches itself to the limits to ensure they do Brecht's seminal work justice, they make great cases for both why more people should be visiting Constellation and why Brecht's work should be examined more often.
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 16, 2018
One Thousand Nights and One Day, a new musical with book and lyrics by Jason Grote, with music by Marisa Michelson, and directed by Erin Ortman, just opened the ART/NY Mezzanine Theatre (502 West 53rd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
The Immanuel and Helen Olshan TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL (TMF) will mount its landmark 30th Anniversary Season June 1-29, celebrating the successes of nearly 3,000 of classical music's rising stars over the past three decades. For this musical milestone, three former TMF Fellows will return to the University of Houston (UH) Moores Opera House (MOH) stage as guest artists:
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018
One Thousand Nights and One Day is a new musical with book and lyrics by Jason Grote, with music by Marisa Michelson, and directed by Erin Ortman. Get a first look below!