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Delacorte Theatre (New York, NY)
81st and Central Park

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Friday: 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00pm
Sunday: 8:00pm

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Conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Lear deBessonet with musical adaptation by Todd Almond and choreography by Chase Brock, Public Work’s THE WINTER’S TALE brings Shakespeare’s tale of mystery and magic to life as never before. Featuring Public Works’ signature blend of professional actors, community members, and special guests, this musical adaption will explode with authentic performances that come together to tell Shakespeare's beloved fable of hard-won joy and the promise of renewal.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

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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
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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...)

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

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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

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by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

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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...)

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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...)

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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...)

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by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

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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...)

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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...)

The Public's Free HENRY V Mobile Unit Announces Casting & Tour Stops
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this spring with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's HENRY V, directed by Robert O'Hara.Now in its eighth year, the Mobile Unit's free tour (March 29 - April 21) brings Shakespeare and other works to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community venues. (more...)

BEDLAM: HAMLET + SAINT JOAN Come to The Broad Stage, 4/5-15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents Bedlam, the acclaimed New York based theatre company, with a fresh kinetic look at two plays with four actors, playing 49 characters in William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw's most famous creations, side by side, Hamlet and Saint Joan, in repertory April 5 to 15 at The Broad Stage. This engagement will be the company's West-Coast debut. (more...)

Complete Casting Has Been Announced for MCC's TRANSFERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

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BWW Interview: Priyanga Burford Talks THE WINTER'S TALE and PRESS
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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...)

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by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

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