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BWW's On This Day - November 30, 2018
by - Nov 30, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

FALSTAFF Comes To New National Theatre Tokyo 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

The New National Theatre, Tokyo presents FALSTAFF, running from Dec. 6 to Dec. 15.  (more...)

Casting Updates Announced For THE PROVOKED WIFE and VENICE PRESERVED
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Royal Shakespeare Company Associate Artist Alexandra Gilbreath returns to the company in Phillip Breen's riotous new production of John Vanbrugh's restoration comedy The Provoked Wife. Alexandra last appeared at the RSC as feisty courtesan Angellica Bianca in the 2016 production of The Rover by Aphra Behn. Other leading roles for the RSC include Hermione in The Winter's Tale, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Rosalind in As You Like It, Kate in The Taming of the Shrew and Mistress Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor. (more...)

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory is pleased to announce a 2019 season that offers the full breadth of the early-modern-theater experience. Beginning with the BSF premiere of one of Shakespeare's late-period masterpieces (Cymbeline), continuing with two of his most beloved works (Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet), and followed by his hilarious send-off to one of his finest creations: the ultimate rapscallion, Falstaff (The Merry Wives of Windsor); BSF closes their season with an absurd, bawdy, meta-theatrical triumph by Francis Beaumont (The Knight of the Burning Pestle). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 28, 2018
by - Nov 28, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Summer Season 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce the Summer Season 2019. Celebrating and interrogating our 'sceptred isle' through Shakespeare's history plays, a year-long journey begins with Richard II, opening 22 February in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, continuing into the Globe Theatre this summer with Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V. The season also includes A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Ben Jonson's Bartholomew Fair, and the return of 2018's As You Like It. Robin Hood tales will form the core of the Read Not Dead series this year, and festivals throughout the summer include Women & Power and Poland is Hamlet. This year's Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production will be Romeo and Juliet, opening on 28 February, with 20,000 free tickets available to state secondary schools. The Shakespeare's Globe Touring Ensemble will once again present a trio of plays for the audience to choose from: The Comedy of Errors, Pericles, and Twelfth Night. (more...)

Katherine Parkinson, Sara Gregory & Richard Harrington Lead West End Transfer of HOME, I'M DARLING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

As rehearsals begin, casting is announced for the West End transfer of the National Theatre and Theatr Clwyd's critically acclaimed co-production of Home, I'm Darling, a new play by Laura Wade, directed by Theatre Clwyd Artistic Director Tamara Harvey, featuring Katherine Parkinson, which begins performances at the Duke of York's Theatre on 26 January. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 4, 2019
by - Jan 4, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2019–2020 season featuring more than 170 concerts by many of the world's most celebrated artists and ensembles in classical, pop, jazz, and world music. The season also includes a wide range of groundbreaking education and social impact programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute, engaging audiences in New York City, across the country, and around the world. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Hall's 2019–2020 season featuring more than 170 concerts by many of the world's most celebrated artists and ensembles in classical, pop, jazz, and world music. The season also includes a wide range of groundbreaking education and social impact programs created by Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute, engaging audiences in New York City, across the country, and around the world. (more...)

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For Alan Ayckbourn's ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Watford Palace Theatre today announces full cast for Alan Ayckbourn's Absurd Person Singular. Joining the previously announced Terence Frisch (Sidney) and Jill McAusland (Jane) are Oliver Longstaff (Geoffrey), Emily Tucker (Eva), Sarah Quist (Marion) and Walter van Dyk (Ronald). The production, directed by Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, opens on 12 March, with previews from 7 March and runs until 30 March. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 3, 2019
by - Jan 3, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Stratford Festival Box Office Opens To The Public Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

With work well underway for an exciting 2019 season, the Stratford Festival box office opens to the public tomorrow, Friday, January 4. There are lots of new developments for the coming season, including expanded bus service from the GTA and Kitchener-Waterloo, and the new Bravo Zone, which offers 150,000 tickets priced at $41. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert Of Arias 2019 Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has selected the finalists for the 31st annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Concert of Arias, to be presented in the Wortham Theater Center on February 1, 2019, at 7 p.m. A limited number of general admission tickets for the performance are available for purchase here. The program will also be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube for all to enjoy, inviting viewers to cast their votes for the Online Viewers' Choice Award. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2019 Summer Season; THE WAVERLY GALLERY, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Shakespeare & Company is thrilled to announce its 2019 summer season, May 23 - October 13, 2019. (more...)

Lookingglass Theatre Company Presents ACT(S) OF GOD By Ensemble Member Kareem Bandealy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Act(s) of God, by Ensemble Member Kareem Bandealy, directed by Ensemble Member Heidi Stillman. Act(s) of God runs February 13 April 7, 2019 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The press performances are February 22 and February 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

New Dramatists Will Honor Nathan Lane At 2019 Spring Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will honor three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14th at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 2, 2019
by - Jan 2, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

MRT Premieres THE HEATH By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present the world premiere of The Heath by Lauren Gunderson, one of the most produced playwrights in America (Silent Sky, I and You, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley) from February 13 to March 10 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, according to Artistic Director Sean Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas. (more...)

Artists Lounge Live Presents WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN, HEIDI KETTENRING SINGS KAREN CARPENTER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Artists Lounge Live presents WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN, HEIDI KETTENRING SINGS KAREN CARPENTER on March 17, at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, 60069. (more...)

Full Cast And Creative Team Announced For JQA At Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Aaron Posner's JQA, recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. The first of Posner's plays that is not adapted from an existing work, JQA shines a spotlight with humor and care on an ineffectual presidency, the idea of government and how a society lives in relationship to it, and the American experiment as it continues to evolve. Directed by Posner as well, JQA runs March 1 through April 14, 2019 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Co Announces Casting For Adaptation VANITY FAIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Following the success of her Sense and Sensibility at the Folger Theatre in 2016, Wall Street Journal's Playwright of the Year 2017 Kate Hamill, returns to D.C. with her adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic novel Vanity Fair. Hamill's vibrant and colorful tale about society's foibles is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater. Directed by Jessica Stone and featuring Rebekah Brockman as Becky Sharp, the production will run at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street, NW) from February 26 through March 31, 2019. (more...)

American Shakespeare Center Winter Season Takes Deep Dive Into Elizabethan Rehearsal Conditions; Creates Memorable, Actor-driven Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) Winter Season: The Actors' Renaissance began previews this past weekend of The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry IV, Part 1. (more...)

Bedlam Returns With George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Underground Railway Theater is proud to present Bedlam's Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. Bedlam's Pygmalion runs from January 31 - March 3, 2019 and is directed by Bedlam Artistic Director Eric Tucker. The press performance is Monday, February 4 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Stratford Festival's Work Being Showcased Far Beyond Stratford
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

People will have a number of opportunities to see the work of the Stratford Festival on stages in Toronto and Montreal, as well as on screens across Canada and internationally this year. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2019
by - Jan 1, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Ambrogio Maestri Reprises His Acclaimed Portrayal Of The Title Role Of Verdi's FALSTAFF
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Falstaff, Verdi's exuberant final opera, returns to the Met for performances February 22-March 16, 2019. Robert Carsen's acclaimed production moves the action from Shakespeare's era to 1950s England. Fresh off his much-lauded performance as Michonnet in the Met's Adriana Lecouvreur, Ambrogio Maestri stars as the notorious glutton Falstaff, reprising his celebrated betrayal in this production's premiere run in the 2013-14 season. The ensemble cast of merry wives and noblemen also includes Ailyn Perez as Alice Ford, Golda Schultz as Nannetta, Marie-Nicole Lemieux as Mistress Quickly, Jennifer Johnson Cano as Meg Page, Francesco Demuro as Fenton, and Juan Jesus Rodriguez as Ford. Conductor Richard Farnes, the former longtime music director of Opera North, makes his Met debut on the podium. (more...)

MRT Presents World Premiere of THE HEATH By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present the world premiere of The Heath by Lauren Gunderson, one of the most produced playwrights in America (Silent Sky, I and You, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley) from February 13 to March 10 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, according to Artistic Director Sean Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas. (more...)

Public Theater's 2019 Shakespeare in the Park Season Will Include MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, CORIOLANUS and HERCULES!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the line-up today for the 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 57-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joseph Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals of Shakespeare Theatre Company's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert Of Arias 2019 Winners and Appoints Ana Maria Martinez As Artistic Advisor
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2019

Houston Grand Opera (HGO) announced today the winners of the 31st annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Concert of Arias, which took place in the Cullen Theater of the Wortham Theater Center. This is the third year the Concert of Arias was streamed live on Facebook, and the second for livestreaming on YouTube. The livestream was hosted by HGO Studio alumna Andrea Carroll. She is currently performing in The Pearl Fishers as Le la and placed first in the 2012 Concert of Arias. The winners were announced during the second portion of the program. (more...)

Further Casting Announced For The RSC Productions Of THE PROVOKED WIFE and VENICE PRESERVED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

The Royal Shakespeare Company has today announced further casting for its forthcoming double-bill of Restoration plays, John Vanbrugh's The Provoked Wife and Thomas Otway's Venice Preserved. The Provoked Wife, directed by Phillip Breen, plays in repertoire from the 2 May 2019 with Venice Preserved, directed by Prasanna Puwanarajah, running from 24 May 2019 in the Swan Theatre. (more...)

Inspired Self-Parody: CYMBELINE at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Feb 17, 2019

The play seems to be a retrospective of Shakespeare's career, with a strong note of self-parody. And with a playwright as fecund as Shakespeare, a 'greatest hits album' would have to be full to bursting. And so that's what Cymbeline is: a 'greatest hits' that refuses to take itself seriously, and invites us to participate in Shakespeare's gentle laugh at himself. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 7, 2018
by - Dec 7, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 6, 2018
by - Dec 6, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Stevie Basaula On His First RSC Season
by Rona Kelly - Dec 5, 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company brings their latest season to the Barbican this Winter, made up of Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and The Merry Wives of Winter. A number of the cast appear in one or two of these shows; Stevie Basaula features in all three, taking on more than ten roles. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 5, 2018
by - Dec 5, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Stratford Festival Offers First-Ever Public Pre-Sale For All Shows And Sections Dec 8-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

The Stratford Festival is offering a special public pre-sale for all shows in the 2019 season - for one week only, December 8 to 14. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2018
by - Dec 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Orlando Shakespeare Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE: PART 2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from January 2 - February 3, 2019. 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). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 2, 2018
by - Dec 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Spring Lineup Announced For Public Forum And Public Shakespeare Initiative at the Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) has announced the Public Forum and Public Shakespeare Initiative spring line-up that will explore the intersection of art, ideas, and action and illuminate the study and performance of Shakespeare's works. Highlights of the upcoming season include a collaboration with The Metropolitan Opera; a conversation on the experiences of the Black Community with Black Lives Matter co-founder/artist Patrisse Cullors, Activist Angela Davis, and actress Yara Shahidi from "black-ish"; an in-depth discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks; the continuation of monthly Civic Salon gatherings, and more. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For ALYS, ALWAYS at the Bridge Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

Joining the previously announced Joanne Froggatt (Frances) and Robert Glenister (Lawrence) in the premiere of Lucinda Coxon's Alys, Always are Danny Ashok (Sid), Joanna David (Charlotte), Leah Gayer (Polly), Simon Manyonda (Oliver), Sylvestra Le Touzel (Mary/Audrey), Jeff Rawle (Robin/Mr Thorpe), Vineeta Rishi (Julia Price), Sue Wallace (Mrs Thorpe) and Sam Woolf (Teddy). (more...)

BWW Review: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, Barbican
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 12, 2018

East meets west, as the RSC's latest production of Shakespeare's comedy gets a TOWIE makeover. Following a popular summer run at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Stratford-upon-Avon base, it transfers to the Barbican for a limited engagement over the winter. David Troughton stars as the infamous knight Falstaff, who is at the peak of his lecherous and womanising ways during the course of this play - until he meets his matches in Mistresses Ford and Page. (more...)

Cast Announced for STC's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Santa Cruz Shakespeare Announces 2019 Summer Festival Productions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is thrilled to announce its 2019 summer season, with repertory performances beginning July 9 and running through September 1 at the Audrey Stanley Grove in DeLaveaga Park.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 1, 2018
by - Dec 1, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

TRUE WEST Leads December's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Dec 1, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. We've already posted our Christmas picks, and now here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings (sans tinsel). Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

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