The Merry Wives of Windsor

Opened: June 23, 1994
Closing: July 24, 1994

The Merry Wives of Windsor - 1994 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Delacorte Theatre
81st and Central Park New York, NY 10024

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THE REWARDS OF BEING FRANK Starring Christine Pedi & More Now Available for Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2023

The Rewards of Being Frank, currently running through March 26, 2023 at the Mezzanine Theatre at ART/New York Theatres is now available for streaming, also through March 26 only.

TWOPENCE TO CROSS THE MERSEY Comes Home To Liverpool To End Its Premiere UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022

The first UK national tour of Helen Forrester's Twopence To Cross The Mersey comes to an end next month in Liverpool. The show opened on the Wirral in September - a place which features heavily in Helen's million-selling books and where the celebrated author spent much of her childhood. 

Danny DeVito Teases Possible Broadway Return Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2022

Danny DeVito revealed that he may be headed back to Broadway sooner than we think. He revealed that he and his daughter Lucy are working on a play that could come to New York next year.

Union Avenue Opera Announces 28th Festival Season Featuring Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

This summer, Union Avenue Opera will make its highly anticipated return to its home stage within the historic Union Avenue Christian Church. Union Avenue Opera will offer a three-opera festival season opening with Tchaikovsky's masterpiece, Eugene Onegin (July 8, 9, 15, 16) which last appeared on the UAO stage in 2003.

Barbara Gaines to Step Down as Artistic Director of Chicago Shakespeare Theater in 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

Thirty-six years after founding Chicago Shakespeare Theater and paving the way for the Tony Award-winning company to become one of the nation’s leading theaters, Barbara Gaines has announced her plan to step down as Artistic Director in 2023.

Photos: Rehearsals for Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES; Increased Audience Capacity
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

The Public Theater will begin performances of the 2021 Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MERRY WIVES on Tuesday, July 6 at The Delacorte Theater. The all-Black staging of the delightful comedy will officially open on Tuesday, July 27 and was recently extended by three weeks to now end on Saturday, September 18.

Abena, Shola Adewusi, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Pascale Armand, Susan Kelechi Watson & More to Star in Free Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

The Public Theater announced today that Free Shakespeare in the Park will return this summer with the delightful comedy MERRY WIVES, adapted by award-winning Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.

Door Shakespeare Opens THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

Door Shakespeare has announced their second virtual production: The Comedy of Errors, by William Shakespeare. The Comedy of Errors streams to homes from Tuesday, October 27 through Monday, November 16.

WAM Theatre Announces Cast Of ROE
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2020

Producing Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston, and the WAM Theatre team today announced the cast for the area premiere ROE by Lisa Loomer.

Stratford Festival 2020 Announces 15 Plays, A New Theatre, and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2019

Colm Feore will utter the first words on the Stratford Festival's newest stage, an echo of the inaugural performance in 1953, when Alec Guinness's opening speech in Richard III anticipated the a?oeglorious summera?? that was to come for Stratford. Feore, an internationally acclaimed stage and screen actor, is just one of a diverse company of accomplished actors who will present a repertory season of 15 productions in four remarkable theatres.

J's Cultural Arts Theatre Presents THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2019

J's Cultural Arts Theatre presents John Bishop's THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940, the fifth & last production of the inaugural season of the new Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater & the JCAT's 12th season, at the Feldenkreis/Hanono Cultural Center at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC/Sanford L. Ziff Campus in North Miami Beach, Florida. Running from May 7-19, 2019, THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 is directed by John Ferry, with Lighting Design by Zachary Pitchman, Costume Design by Carole Barou-Mootoo. Lilian Andron Stage Manages. The production is presented through the MARJCC's Cultural Arts Department.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Next Michael Kahn And Friends: Off The Record Event
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2019

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director Michael Kahn invites theatre-lovers to the second event of a series of intimate conversations about his career in D.C. as he prepares to retire. Open, unrehearsed and off the record, invited speakers will swap anecdotes and share memories about Michael Kahn's 33 years directing at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. The discussions focus on three distinct eras in STC's history and chronicle D.C.'s changing theatre scene. This second Michael Kahn and Friends: Off the Record will focus primarily on the formation of the Shakespeare Theatre Company in its second location: the Lansburgh Theatre (1992-2006).

Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert Of Arias 2019 Winners and Appoints Ana Maria Martinez As Artistic Advisor
by Stephi Wild - 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.

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For Alan Ayckbourn's ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR
by Stephi Wild - 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.

by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

For the first time in over 20 years the Bay Area will have the chance to experience Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls When The Rainbow is Enuf. This transformative and riveting evening of provocative dance, music and poetry tells the stories of 7 individual women dealing with the at times brutal, tender and dramatic arcs of their lives. 

by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2018

For the first time in over 20 years the Bay Area will have the chance to experience Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls When The Rainbow is Enuf. This transformative and riveting evening of provocative dance, music and poetry tells the stories of 7 individual women dealing with the at times brutal, tender and dramatic arcs of their lives. 

The Irish Are Coming To Shakespeare Theatre Company in WAITING FOR GODOT
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018

Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) will host Druid, Ireland's most celebrated theatre company, and their critically acclaimed production of Waiting for Godot. Directed by Tony Award-winner Garry Hynes, Druid's production of Samuel Beckett's absurd, anarchic masterpiece will make its regional premiere at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street, NW) from April 17 through May 20, 2018 before it travels on to Chicago.

ShawChicago Presents Noel Coward's HAY FEVER
by Julie Musbach - Mar 9, 2018

ShawChicago presents Noel Coward's Hay Fever from April 14 through May 7 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610.

Court Theatre Extends Critically-Acclaimed Production of ALL MY SONS
by Julie Musbach - Jan 30, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, announces the extension of All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Kate Collins, John Judd and Timothy Edward Kane. All My Sons now runs through February 18, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets to extension performances of All My Sons go on sale Friday, February 2, 2018 and available by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472

The Dallas Opera Announces 62nd International Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2018

The Dallas Opera is proud to announce its spectacular 2018-2019 Season, "Swept Away," consisting of five captivating mainstage productions, including a passionate Puccini pairing during the month of March, designed to melt the last blast of winter, followed by the company's first-ever Falstaff.

OPERA America's Mentorship Program For Women: Inaugural Participants Selected
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2018

OPERA America, the national service organization for opera and the nation's leading champion for American opera, is pleased to announce that prot g s and mentors have been selected for the organization's new Mentorship Program for Women.

Photo Flash: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Brings New Light to Immigrant Experience
by Julie Musbach - Oct 13, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Luis Alfaro's Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles comes to The Armory after a triumphant six-month run in Ashland.

by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Luis Alfaro's MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Comes to the Armory after a triumphant six-month run in Ashland. Directed by Juliette Carrillo, this powerful adaptation of Euripides' Medea set in modern-day Los Angeles features the same cast as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival run: Sabina Zuniga Varela as Medea, Lakin Valdez as Jason , VIVIS as Tita, Nancy Rodriguez as Josefina, Vilma Silva as Armida, and Jahnangel Jimenez as Acan. New to the company is Ken Yoshikawa as Soldier.

Diversionary Theatre to Channel the '80s with DECADES OF DIVERSIONARY Event
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Celebrate the decade that birthed the third oldest LGBT theatre in the country and the resilience of our community. The event features a special concert performance of highlights from the Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos.

Two River's THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR to Explore the Dark Side of Shakespeare's Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, continues its 2016/17 Season with Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Eric Tucker.


The Merry Wives of Windsor has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Off-Broadway which opened in 1974 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1994.



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