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Cort Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
138 West 48th St.


Photo Flash: PARK90 Presents the World Premiere of DISTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Distance, the only male-directed play in PARK90's season, shining a light on male mental health and suicide (the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK) with the story of Steven: a man trying to make sense of his world. Written by Alex McSweeney and directed by Simon Pittman (Associate Director, Frantic Assembly), the cast includes Doreene Blackstock, Adam Burton, Richard Corgan, Lindsay Fraser and Abdul Salis. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 5, 2018
by - Sep 5, 2018

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

OPERATION CRUCIBLE to Premiere at the Davenport Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Following its critically acclaimed run at the Brits Off Broadway Festival, the much-applauded British production of Operation Crucible premieres in New York City at The Davenport Theatre, 354 W. 45th Street, October 31, 2018 and running through December 23, 2018 at Tues-Sat - 8pm; Sat & Sun 2:30pm and 7pm. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and THE WINTER'S TALE Will Come to Cinemas This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

On Thursday 4 October, Shakespeare's much-loved late romance The Winter's Tale will be broadcast from the iconic Globe Theatre, hosted by Jeanette Winterson and Emma Freud. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Season Three Trailer of SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED Featuring Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Brian Cox and More
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2018

The fascinating history behind Shakespeare's greatest plays continues with a third series of Shakespeare Uncovered, premiering Fridays, October 12-26 on PBS (check local listings) and streaming the following day at pbs.org/shakespeareuncovered and on PBS apps. The ambitious series concludes with celebrated new hosts Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Romola Garai, Brian Cox, Simon Russell Beale and Sir Antony Sher, who seamlessly weave their personal passions with history, biography, iconic performances and new analysis to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's famous works. The final season investigates “Much Ado About Nothing,” “The Merchant of Venice,” “Measure for Measure,” “Julius Caesar,” “The Winter's Tale” and “Richard III.”  (more...)

Jeanette Winterson And Emma Freud To Host Live Cinema Broadcast Of THE WINTER'S TALE From Shakespeare's Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

More2Screen and Shakespeare's Globe are delighted to announce that Jeanette Winterson and Emma Freud will host the live cinema broadcast of The Winter's Tale on Thursday 4 October. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Of New Jersey Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's concludes its 56th season with its sixth and final Main Stage production, The Winter's Tale. Last seen at The Shakespeare Theatre in 2008, Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte directs this production of Shakespeare's tragicomedic romance. Veteran company members Jacqueline Antaramian, Jon Barker, Erin Partin, John Keabler, Raphael Nash Thompson, Seamus Mulcahy, Patrick Toon, and Ames Adamson are among a cast of 20 actors. Performances begin December 5. Patrons can purchase tickets at The F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre located at 36 Madison Avenue in Madison by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by going online at www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 26, 2018
by - Nov 26, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Judi Dench to Receive the Richard Harris Award at the British Independent Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

The British Independent Film Awards is delighted to announce today that Dame Judi Dench will be this year's recipient of the Richard Harris Award for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film, in recognition of her distinguished career in the UK and advocacy of the British film industry across the globe. The award will be presented to her at the 2018 awards ceremony to be held at Old Billingsgate Market on Sunday 2nd December. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando Shakes' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's production of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and adapted by Jim Helsinger runs from November 28 - December 30, 2018. 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...)

Shakespeare By The Sea Announces Intriguing 2018 Season: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR And THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Shakespeare by the Sea announces productions, cast and creatives for its 21st Season. Beginning at the seaside Pt. Fermin Park in San Pedro, and continuing on to tour at twenty-two parks throughout Southern California, Shakespeare by the Sea continues its notable mission to create enduring theatrical experiences for audiences in culturally diverse communities, making quality theatre accessible to all. For 2018, SBTS has chosen two of William Shakespeare's most intriguing plays, The Merry Wives of Windsor and The Winter's Tale. (more...)

The Fools & Kings Project Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

The Fools & Kings Project in collaboration with Riverbank State Park opens its free outdoor production of The Winter's Tale on Saturday, May 5th at Summit Rock at 6:00 PM (entrance at W. 81st St and Central Park West). This marks the first production of the company's fifth season of free, outdoor Shakespeare. (more...)

THE WINTER'S TALE At Shakespeare's Globe To Be Broadcast Live To Cinemas
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

As Michelle Terry embarks on her first season as Artistic Director, More2Screen has been appointed by Shakespeare's Globe to broadcast a new production of The Winter's Tale live by satellite to cinemas across the UK, Ireland and selected European territories on Thursday 4 October 2018. This signals the Globe's commitment to ensuring live broadcasts of their productions are available to the widest possible audience across the UK, followed by a worldwide recorded roll-out in 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Revisits Celebrates Opening Night of DO RE MI
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, May 22 through Thursday, May 24 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Memphis (previews begin April 19) at Porchlight's new home, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: DO RE MI Takes the Stage at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. (more...)

RICHMOND SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL Announces 5th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Richmond Shakespeare Festival to open its 2018 Summer Season with Macbeth and The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare (more...)

Strollers Theatre Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

Strollers Theatre, LTD. is proud to finish its 61st season by opening The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare on May 4th. (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Presents TYRANT, SHOW THY FACE
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Actors' Shakespeare Project presents TYRANT, SHOW THY FACE, a one-of-a-kind special benefit, curated around world-renowned Shakespeare Scholar Stephen Greenblatt and his new book new book Tyrant: Shakespeare On Politics on Thursday, June 7 (7 PM) at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge. Greenblatt examines the themes of power and tyranny in some of Shakespeare's most famous plays - from the dominating figures of Richard III, Julius Caesar,  Hamlet, Macbeth, and Coriolanus to the subtle tyranny found in Measure for Measure and The Winter's Tale. (more...)

Photo Flash: Idle Muse Theatre Company Presents BEST FOR WINTER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2019

 Idle Muse Theatre Company proudly announces its first play of 2019, Best for Winter, being a short Shakespeare adapted from The Winter's Tale and other works, adapted and directed by Evan Jackson, March 21 - April 20, at The Edge Theater Off-Broadway, a new space at 1133 W. Catalpa Ave. Previews are Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. with an added performance Wednesday, March 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for previews and $20 for regular performances and are on sale now at idlemuse.org or by calling 773.340.9438. (more...)

VIDEO: Cincinnati Ensemble Theater Presents HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Stage Tube - Jun 6, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side! Dressed to impress, Todd Almond steps back into the title role of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's season closer Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Written by John Cameron Mitchell with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, this award-winning rock musical is an innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny story of a gender-crossed glam rocker determined to become a superstar. The regional revival of ETC's 2001 and 2003 hit production is a rocking ride, entertaining, touching, and ultimately inspiring to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile. Playing June 5-July 1, 2018. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Presented by The Rosenthal Family Foundation and sponsored by LPK. (more...)

Freehold Engaged Theatre To Tour Prisons, Parks And Hospitals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Freehold's Engaged Theatre, unique in our region, brings its professional production of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, directed by Robin Lynn Smith, to prisons, hospitals and parks as well as a brief run at Raisbeck Performance Hall this summer, co-produced with the Cornish Theatre Department. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WINTER'S TALE, Shakespeare's Globe
by Laura Jones - Jun 28, 2018

In this latest production of The Winter's Tale at Shakespeare's Globe, director Blanche McIntyre takes on the tricky task of guiding the audience from tragedy and despair to comedy and finally a classic fairy tale ending. (more...)

THE WINTER'S TALE Gets A Diverse, Dynamic Staging This Summer By Freehold's Engaged Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Director Robin Lynn Smith and a seasoned company including Seattle theatre veterans Christine Marie Brown (Hermione), Avery Clark (Polixines), Sunam Ellis (Paulina) Sylvester Kamara (Leontes) and Kerry Skalsky (Antigonus) bring The Winter's Tale to stirring life with live music composed by Kultur Shock member Srdjan "Gino" Yevdjevich and movement by Butoh dancer Vanessa Skantze. (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY, A MUSICAL FABLE Starring E. Faye Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Classics On The Rocks Presents Their Fifth Annual Summer Production: THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

This Summer, Classics on the Rocks will be performing our 5th annual mainstage production, The Winter's Tale. The elements are familiar - a mad king, consuming jealousy, pastoral comedic festivities, disguises, and star-crossed lovers. But the story continues to surprise us, with its twists and turns from tragedy to comedy, from winter to spring, from life ended to life reborn. (more...)

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Chats LOG CABIN Off-Broadway & More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Jesse Tyler Ferguson talks about his play Log Cabin, partying all night in Berlin, asking playwright Tony Kushner to marry him and his husband, & More on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Check out the clip below! (more...)

Cast And Creative Team Announced For LITTLE ROCK At The Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Rebel Theatrical Management, LLC (Harvey Butler, producer), in association with The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, have announced, today, the cast and the creative team for the New York premiere of the new play Little Rock, written and directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj. Performances are set to begin Wednesday, May 30, 2018 for a limited run through September 8, 2018 at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street). Opening Night is set for Today, June 14, 2018 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Epic Story THE WINTER'S TALE Comes to Shakespeare By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

"It is required you do awake your faith." In one of Shakespeare's last plays, The Winter's Tale tells the story of a King who banishes his family wrongfully, and is taught the meaning of forgiveness through the inspired plan of a wise, loyal woman. Shakespeare by the Sea's 21st Season continues with this epic and magical story, opening June 21 and directed by Ovation Award-winner Stephanie A. Coltrin. (more...)

Brooklyn Shakespeare Presents THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Now celebrating its 6th year presenting free Shakespeare in the streets of Park Slope, South Brooklyn Shakespeare (SBS) has announced its 2018 production: Five FREE performances of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale in Park Slope, with opening night serving as the main event of Park Slope Fifth Avenue's Summer Stroll #2 performed on 5th Avenue at 18th Street (July 28), plus four performances staged outside The Old Stone House (August 1-4).  Shakespeare's late romance, The Winter's Tale, opens on the Kingdom of Sicilia, where unfounded jealousy leads the king to destroy his family and a long friendship. (more...)

Classics On The Rocks Presents Their Fifth Annual Summer Production: THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

This Summer, Classics on the Rocks will be performing our 5th annual mainstage production, The Winter's Tale. The elements are familiar - a mad king, consuming jealousy, pastoral comedic festivities, disguises, and star-crossed lovers. But the story continues to surprise us, with its twists and turns from tragedy to comedy, from winter to spring, from life ended to life reborn. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 2, 2018
by - Jul 2, 2018

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

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's New Play EMILIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the all-female cast for Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's new play Emilia, directed by Nicole Charles. The play charts the life of Emilia Bassano, the poet, mother and feminist who is thought to have inspired the 'Dark Lady' in Shakespeare's sonnets as well as the Emilia characters who appear in Othello, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Winter's Tale and The Comedy of Errors. Emilia continues to thread her way through each of the plays in which she appears this summer season, excepting Emilia the Abbess in The Comedy of Errors. (more...)

THE WINTER'S TALE From Shakespeare's Globe To Be Broadcast In UK Cinemas
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

More2Screen has announced that the Shakespeare's Globe production of the much-loved late romance The Winter's Tale will be broadcast live to over 400 cinemas across the UK, Ireland and selected European territories on Thursday 4 October 2018. (more...)

Idle Muse Announces Cast And Team For BEST FOR WINTER, BEING A SHORT SHAKESPEARE ADAPTED FROM THE WINTER'S TALE AND OTHER WORKS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Idle Muse Theatre Company proudly announces its first play of 2019, Best for Winter, being a short Shakespeare adapted from The Winter's Tale and other works, adapted and directed by Evan Jackson, March 21 - April 20, at The Edge Theater Off-Broadway, a new space at 1133 W. Catalpa Ave. (more...)

BWW Feature: THE WINTER'S TALE at The Oasis Theatre Company
by Zoe Burke - Jan 22, 2019

The Oasis Theatre Company will present William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale opening Thursday, January 31st and running through Sunday, February 17th. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ruth Mary Johnson Talks THE WINTER'S TALE at the National Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 6, 2019

BWW talks to Ruth Mary Johnson about her version of The Winter's Tale at the National Theatre and about her philosophy in making theatre works for young people. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 27, 2019
by - Feb 27, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (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 Review: THE WINTER'S TALE, National Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 11, 2019

A wonderful version of The Winter's Tale that is made for young people but has plenty to say to those of us as old as Leontes and Polixenes. (more...)

THE WINTER'S TALE For Young Audiences Comes to the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Following a sold-out run at the Dorfman Theatre in 2018, The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare returns to the National Theatre from 6th - 21st February 2019. Adapted by Justin Audibert for primary-age children and directed by Ruth Mary Johnson, this new version is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for younger audiences. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents DRIVING MISS DAISY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE presents the fourth show in its 98th season, four-time Emmy winner Michael Learned ('The Waltons') and Lance E. Nichols (HBO's 'Treme') staring in the Pulitzer Prize award-winning play, DRIVING MISS DAISY, written by Alfred Uhry and directed by Michael Bloom.  Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, 'We are thrilled to bring in 2019 with this powerful and still vitally important play.' Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, 'Michael Learned and Lance E. Nichols will ignite the stage with their critically acclaimed powerful portrayals of these iconic characters. Led by our brilliant director Michael Bloom, this is a not-to-be-missed production to start the new year.'  DRIVING MISS DAISY will begin previews on Wednesday, January 9; will open on Sunday, January 13 at 5:30pm and perform through Sunday, January 27, 2019 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach. (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...)

Win 2 House Seats to DEAR EVAN HANSEN & Meet Star Lisa Brescia
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

See the smash-hit show, Dear Evan Hansen, from some of the best seats in the house, plus meet star Lisa Brescia backstage in New York City. (more...)

BWW Interview: Priyanga Burford Talks THE WINTER'S TALE and PRESS
by Gary Naylor - Aug 10, 2018

BWW talks to Priyanga Burford about The Winter's Tale (currently at The Globe), the forthcoming BBC series, Press, and the differences between acting for stage and screen (more...)

Porchlight Announces Cast And Team For Porchlight Revisits DO RE MI
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. (more...)

TFANA Announces TFANA Talks In Connection With THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces four TFANA Talks in connection with its new, critically lauded production of William Shakespeare's tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, directed by OBIE Award-winner Arin Arbus. These free post-performance discussions take placeat Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place), TFANA's home in the Brooklyn Cultural District, where The Winter's Tale runs through April 15 (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public's Mobile Unit Opens HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) officially opened the MOBILE UNIT's production of HENRY V on Friday, April 27. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Harry Reid and the New Cast of the Olivier Award Nominated WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

Brand new photographs are released today providing a first look at the new cast of Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie at London County Hall. The production images mark the first week of performances featuring the new company, which began on Tuesday 27 March. Check them out below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Washington, DC (more...)

Boston's Own Sarah Lamb Stars In London Royal Ballet's THE WINTER'S TALE At River St Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre  (RST) presents The Royal Ballet's adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale on Sunday, April 8 and Wednesday,  April 11, both at 2pm. This RST Stage2Screen presentation will be shown as it was staged in London on February 28, 2018, and captured in high definition. (more...)

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