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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)


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by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
Folger Theatre returns to live performances this summer with one of William Shakespeare's most magical and beloved comedies, A Midsummer Night's Dream. This romantic and mischievous romp will be produced as part of the National Building Museum's Summer Block Party on stage at The Playhouse that is being built from the ground up inside the Museum's majestic Great Hall.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
Birmingham Stage Company today announces the cast for Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors which make its West End premiere at the Garrick Theatre this summer as part of the company's 30th anniversary programme. Birmingham Stage Company's Neal Foster directs Benedict Martin and Emma Swan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience held its Spring Gala Celebrating Shakespeare’s Birthday  in-person at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York City) and emceed by Maurice Jones.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
The Orange Tree Theatre today announces the full cast for Pierre Marivaux's The False Servant, translated by Martin Crimp, whose prolific international career began at the Orange Tree Theatre, including the recent hit revival of Dealing with Clair. Before his final season as Artistic Director of the OT, Paul Miller, directs Uzair Bhatti, Will Brown, Julian Moore-Cook, Phoebe Pryce, Lizzy Watts and Silas Wyatt-Barke.
by Nicole Rosky - May 16, 2022
Nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today, and the full list of nominees is available here as well as information on who was eligible.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
Molière in the Park's fully staged production of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien, begins previews tonight for a Sunday, May 15 7:30pm opening.
by Gary Naylor - May 12, 2022
BWW's Gary Naylor discovers more about the National Theatre's work in the education sector and how its online resources are being used more and more post-pandemic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced details of its Spring Gala Celebrating Shakespeare’s Birthday, held in-person at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York City) and emceed by Isabel Arraiza.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022
Playwrights Horizons today announced an additional one-week extension of Sanaz Toossi’s Wish You Were Here, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, to June 5.
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022
Call Me Elizabeth, a one-woman show about the early life of Elizabeth Taylor, will have its live world premiere in the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival, running June 7-12, at The Zephyr Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022
Following the recent announcement of Guy Masterson and Bill Cain's 9 Circles at Park Theatre, the company have announced Daniel Bowerbank as the final cast member to join the cast.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022
Winners for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today. See the full list here! This year’s Drama Desk Awards will take place at Sardi’s Restaurant on June 14th. See who was honored from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2022
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been a treasured member of the Broadway community since his debut in the 1998 revival on On the Town. This season he returns to the stage as 'Mason' in Second Stage's revival of Take Me Out, in a performance which has earned him a career first- a Tony nomination!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022
A 2016 winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company has announce the lineup for its 2022-2023 15th Anniversary Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis,
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
Originally scheduled for a 2020 run, The Merchant of Venice 1936 has successfully weathered the pandemic!  It is to premiere in Spring 2023, in a partnership between Watford Palace Theatre and Trafalgar Entertainment, supported by the Royal Shakespeare Company with a research and development period earlier this year. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, to be staged outdoors at the Company's New Spruce Theatre, July 2 through August 14.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
The Winter Season in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will open on 10 November with Henry V directed by Headlong Artistic Director Holly Race Roughan and co-produced by the Globe and Headlong with Leeds Playhouse and Royal & Derngate, Northampton.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022
The Drilling Company will present a two-week run of 'The Winter's Tale,' a rarely-produced curiosity of the Shakespearean canon, for the 27th season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot.  Get the performance schedule and find out how to get tickets. 
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022
Billy Porter brought ballroom and house music to the BET Awards with an epic performance on Sunday night. Watch the video from the broadcast which also featured performances by Brandy, Jack Harlow, Lizzo, Mariah Carey, Latto, and more.
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-winner Billy Porter has signed a first-look deal with FX. Porter will develop new content for FX through his new Incognegro production company with producing partner D.J. Gugenheim. Porter will be making his film directorial debut with Anything's Possible and will direct an episode of FOX's Accused this summer.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Disney Theatrical Productions announced that Frozen is extending until March 2023 due to public demand. Find out who's joining the cast and how to purchase tickets!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022
On television, film, and the stage, Tovah Feldshuh is the quintessential Jewish mother. A six-time Emmy and Tony nominee and winner of numerous other acting awards, Ms. Feldshuh has been a successful actor and Broadway star for more than five decades.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022
The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to announce the first show of the 2022-23 season will be the exuberant musical, SOMETHING ROTTEN! Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, Conceived by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick.  SOMETHING ROTTEN! will run July 6-23, 2022 in the Garvin Theatre and will be directed by Katie Laris, musical direction by David Potter and choreography by Christina McCarthy.
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022
Bill Oliver will direct the film, featuring a script that he co-wrote with Peter Nickowitz. Fernando Loureiro and Guilherme Coelho will produce the new film through their company, Tigress, with additional casting and a distrubtor to be announced.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022
Written by award-winning playwright Mamet Leigh, a pioneer of the Tehran Underground Theatre Movement, Give Me The Sun addresses the complexity of finding your place in a new country and how different that can be for each person.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
The storied career of actor Al Pacino is to be celebrated in a one night only fundraiser Al Pacino Live on Stage, presented on Thursday, June 23 at 8:00 pm at Gindi Auditorium American Jewish University. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2022
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT.
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for TAKE ME OUT. 
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022
The Drilling Company will present a two-week run of THE WINTER'S TALE, a rarely-produced curiosity of the Shakespearean canon, for the 27th season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022
Currently playing a long-awaited pre-Broadway engagement in Toronto, & Juliet will transfer directly to Broadway, with previews beginning October 28, 2022 ahead of a November 17, 2022 opening at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Tickets are available now!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022
Following the critically acclaimed smash-hit primetime ITV series 'Grace', based on the best-selling novels by the UK's number one crime author Peter James, producer Joshua Andrews is delighted to announce the world stage premiere of James' novel 'Wish You Were Dead' - featuring DSI Roy Grace.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 3, 2022
To illuminate Shakespeare's most musical play, New Fortune has assembled a cast of talented actors, many of whom are also accomplished musicians and singers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss A Strange Loop's Tony win, his upcoming movie '80 for Brady' with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Rita Moreno, plus much more! Watch here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter recently appeared on The View, commenting on Florida Governor DeSantis filing a complaint against a Miami restaurant after a video showed children at its drag brunch event. Watch the clip here.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has announced its guests for July 28 – August 4. Thursday, July 28: Guests include Mark Wahlberg, Billy Porter and musical guest AJR.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 27, 2022
Up in East Harlem, Sybille Bruun and Tyler Moss have formed a family and a mission to bring Shakespeare to anyone who wants it... and so much more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
The GB Public Theater 2022 mainstage season continues Aug.4 – Aug 14 with an evocative, penetrating drama about the vicissitudes and complexities of family dynamics, self-identity and the nature and meaning of love today - Things I Know to be True.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will welcome Chicago actor Jos N. Banks (He/They) to the cast of its hit play CHOIR BOY, written by Oscar-winning ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2022
Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced details for the world premiere of Daniel K. Isaac’s ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME. Directed by Obie-winner Ralph B. Peña, Isaac’s epic new play runs August 23–September 18, 2022, at La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced the return of Gary Owen’s critically acclaimed Iphigenia in Splott, originally commissioned and produced by Sherman Theatre and later performed at the National Theatre, directed by the Lyric’s Artistic Director Rachel O’Riordan, with Sophie Melville reprising her role as Effie.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Written by award-winning playwright Mamet Leigh, a pioneer of the Tehran Underground Theatre Movement, Give Me The Sun addresses the complexity of finding your place in a new country and how different that can be for each person. Check out photos from the production here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Shylock, the Jewish moneylender and one of Shakespeare's most controversial characters of all time, Antonio, and Portia face off in this complicated and harrowing 'comedy' that has challenged artists and audiences for centuries.  
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 12, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced casting for the premiere of I, Joan, which runs from 25 August to 22 October.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced full cast for Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott. Leah Harvey, BAFTA nominated star of the Apple TV+ series Foundation and last seen on stage in the National Theatre's Small Island, will play Lisa.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast for the world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton. The cast includes Marinda Anderson, Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, Nate Miller, and Dario Ladani Sanchez all of whom are making their Roundabout Theatre Company debuts.
by Team BWW - Aug 12, 2022
One of Australia's most distinguished theatre artists, John Bell, arguably Australia's most acclaimed and prolific actor-director, will present his one-man show at the Edinburgh Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Mercury Theatre and Wiltshire Creative have announced the full cast for the world première production of Mischief's Good Luck, Studio. Henry Lewis directs Adam Byron (Anthony), Bryony Corrigan (Saoirse), Eboni Dixon (Pam), Jemma Geanaus (Elizabeth), Harry Kershaw (Sean), Chris Leask (Toby), Greg Tannahill (Kevin), Gareth Tempest (David Cooper-Brown), Sophia Lorenti (Michaela) and Tom Walker (Andy).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
Call Me Elizabeth, a one-woman show about the early life of Elizabeth Taylor, will be presented at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre on Saturday, August 20 at 7:30pm and Sunday, August 21 at 2:30pm. The show, written by Kayla Boye and directed by Erin Kraft, comes to Evanston following a recent world premiere in the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

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What other awards has The Merchant of Venice been nominated for?
Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Rosemary Harris.

What other awards has The Merchant of Venice won?
Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Rosemary Harris.

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What awards has The Merchant of Venice been nominated for?
Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Rosemary Harris.

What awards has The Merchant of Venice won?
Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Rosemary Harris.

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