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Old Winter Garden Theatre

(New York, NY)
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by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 46.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 45.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 44.
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 BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed performed reading of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
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 21, 2020
BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British television content in North America, will launch the full BBC Television Shakespeare Collection on May 26.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
With no set date for schools to fully reopen in the UK, thousands of young people and families are continuing to home school. The #RSCHomeworkHelp initiative has received hundreds of questions from young people studying Shakespeare in the UK and around the world.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed readings of William Shakespeare's Richard II, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's Much Ado About Mean Girls, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
The artistic programming of the 2020 International Festival of Arts & Ideas is underway and will continue through the month of June. The lineup includes More or Less I Am, created by Compagnia de' Colombari; Activist Songbook, created by composer Byron Au Yong and lyricist Aaron Jafferis; and Let's Make a Dance, created by Keigwin + Company.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
Billy Porter recently performed his new song 'For What It's Worth' on The Graham Norton Show.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
Spending lockdown in Israel, playwright James Inverne decided to put together an audio recording of his 2018 play A Walk With Mr Heifetz and stream it online for free, but soliciting donations for two Israeli charities - the AICF (America Israel Cultural Foundation) and Meir Panim.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost, and a special performance of scenes from Ian Doescher's The Taming of the Clueless, presented by Quirk Books as part of their Pop Shakespeare Events.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Broadway and television star, Billy Porter, took to social media tonight to deliver a lengthy and impassioned address to America amidst the widespread protests against police brutality following the death of George Floyd.  
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 BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
After a rewarding run bringing eleven of Shakespeare's best-loved plays to 50,000 viewers over just fourteen weeks, the online theatre company is set to reach the next stage of free online streamed performances of the Bard's work!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
North Coast Repertory Theatre presents the latest episode of Theatre Conversations featuring award-winning actor James Sutorius who was last seen at North Coast Rep in The Sunshine Boys. James also won the Craig Noel San Diego Critics Circle Award for his performance in the title role of last season's The Father.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Today (June 17) in live streaming:The premiere of CHAOS TWINS, Josh Gad visits Backstage LIVE and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
Billy Porter has released the music video for his single 'For What It's Worth.' Paying homage to the protests against police brutality happening across the country, the video is entirely made up of footage from the demonstrations. 
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 - Jul 6, 2020
Andrew Revkin, founding director of a new Initiative on Communication and Sustainability at Columbia University's Earth Institute, is hosting a Sunday Brunch Reading of Obie award-winning Theatre Three Collaborative's cli-fi eco-feminist fable OTHER THAN WE, written and directed by Karen Malpede.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
The producing force behind Cork's highly successful, innovative, and award-winning theatre company, Corcadorca, is leaving for a fresh challenge.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 72.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 73, which he says he has been reading and working on for decades.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Door Shakespeare, Producing Artistic Director Michael Stebbins, and Managing Director Amy Ensign, have announced their first virtual production: 'Rosalind,' by J.M. Barrie, running Wednesday, September 2 through Sunday, September 13. Shows are Wednesdays through Fridays at 7:30, Saturdays at 5:00 and 7:30, and Sundays at 5:00. Tickets run from $7.50 to $16 and may be purchased online (doorshakespeare.com) or by phone: 920.854.7111.
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2020
Billy Porter performed a live virtual rendition of a?oeFinally Readya?? for the NYC Pride 2020 TV special. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
Following the news this week that his latest Roy Grace novel, FIND THEM DEAD, has gone straight to No.1 in the UK Book charts, Peter James and producer Joshua Andrews have announced the World Premiere stage production of the Peter James novel LOOKING GOOD DEAD.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
The Royal Shakespeare company has today confirmed full performance dates for its previously scheduled productions of The Magician's Elephant and The Wars of The Roses Part 1 and 2 which will now take place in Winter 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is celebrating his 80th birthday today with Shakespeare's Sonnet 80, as part of his #ASonnetADay series!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita have welcomed their first child, a son named Beckett Mercer!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
Broadway and television star, Billy Porter, returned to social media today to follow-up on his moving remarks from last month.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Matthew Rauch.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart has hit a milestone in his #ASonnetADay series! Today he took on Sonnet 100.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 42.
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Billy Porter is keeping himself very busy in quarantine! On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Porter video chats with Fallon and shares that he is working on a slew of creative endeavors during his time at home.
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
Billy Porter has released a soul-stirring cover of Stephen Stills' “For What It's Worth,” as performed by Buffalo Springfield, continuing the legacy of using his art as a means to raise consciousness.
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 24, 2020
Billy Porter has announced that his new single 'For What It's Worth' is now available!
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 23, 2020
It has been announced that Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem will return next year. The production will star the play's original lead, Mark Rylance, in the role of Johnny 'Rooster' Byron!
by Herbert Paine - Apr 23, 2020
In creatively adapting to the current COVID-19 crisis, Southwest Shakespeare Company has announced an initiative featuring alternative online productions in its STANDING O SERIES and VIRTUAL CLASSICS LIVE!a??
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 37.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
BBC iPlayer is partnering with Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare's Globe - in releasing productions of some of Shakespeare's greatest works in a Culture in Quarantine special, which will be available for over three months.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 36.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 34.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
Sir Patrick Stewart is continuing his #ASonnetADay series on Twitter! This time, he's reading Sonnet 33.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
The Show Must Go Online today announced the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. Rob Myles directs Tiffany Abercrombie (Lavinia), Clark Alexander (Martius/Attendant), Jack Baldwin (Lucius), Michael Bertenshaw (Titus Andronicus) and more.