Timon of Athens

Ages: 12+
Opened: June 25, 1971
Closing: July 18, 1971

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Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For ROMEO & JULIET
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2020

Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for Romeo & Juliet, directed by Ola Ince, designed by Jacob Hughes, which will open the 2020 Summer Season on Tuesday 14 April.

The Old Globe Announces 2020 Classical Directing Fellowship
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2020

The Old Globe has announced the 2020 Classical Directing Fellowships, a program of the Karen and Stuart Tanz Fellowships at The Old Globe, led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, a leading Shakespearean scholar, author, and director.

Meet the Cast of THE LEHMAN TRILOGY - Now in Previews on Broadway!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2020

The Lehman Trilogy is officially in previews on Broadway! This strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as an engagement in London's West End. Written by Stefano Massini, directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy opens officially at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Andhy Mendez to Replace Robert M. Jimenez in Arena Stage's CELIA AND FIDEL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2020

The first four preview performances of the world-premiere Celia and Fidel have been cancelled due to the departure of actor Robert M. Jimenez. Mr. Jimenez has withdrawn from the production due to personal matters. He will be replaced by Andhy Mendez and preview performances will now begin on Tuesday, March 3. Mendez will step into the role of the Cuban leader.

Musical Theatre West Presents Jerry Herman's MAME
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings Jerry Herman's musical masterpiece Mame to Southern California for a three-week run at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center March 27 a?" April 12.  Based on the novel, Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis and the play Auntie Mame by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, Mame lavishly delivers one of theater's all-time great heroines in a brassy, tuneful, hilarious and touching fashion.  Tickets are available at www.musical.org, by calling (562) 856-1999, or at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office.  Tickets start at $20.

BWW Review: TIMON OF ATHENS at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Roger Catlin - Feb 27, 2020

The week the stock market erases its year's gains may be just the right time to open a not-often produced play about swift changes in fortune.

5th Annual New York Opera Fest Announces Line-up
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2020

Hailed as “a remarkably strong and diverse exploration of everything opera can be in the city (The New York Times),” the New York Opera Fest celebrates its fifth season with performances by 20+ local opera companies in all five boroughs of New York City.

Red Bull Theater to Honor André De Shields, Kate Burton and More With Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020

Jesse Berger - Red Bull Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson - Red Bull Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater have announced that the Twelfth Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Monday March 30th will celebrate the company's 17th Season and honor Kate Burton, André De Shields, and Theatre Development Fund with the 2020 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its upcoming Off-Broadway production of The Alchemist.

Michael Pennington Leads THE TEMPEST At Jermyn Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020

This March, one of the leading Shakespearean actors of his generation, Michael Pennington, is to play Prospero for the first time in Jermyn Street Theatre's staging of Shakespeare's final work The Tempest.

Full Cast Announced For THE CLAIM At Shoreditch Town Hall
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020

The full cast is today announced for the return of Tim Cowbury's The Claim at Shoreditch Town Hall following its debut sell-out run in 2018. Mark Maughan directs Nick Blakeley (A), Tonderai Munyevu (Serge) and Indra Ové (B). The production opens on 20 February, with previews from 18 February and runs until 7 March.

ROMEO & JULIET, MACBETH and More to Be Presented in Shakespeare's Globe Summer Season; Full Season Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 23, 2020

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the summer season 2020 will include Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Antony & Cleopatra, a two-day event 'Globe 4 Globe: Shakespeare and Climate Emergency', a symposium 'Shakespeare and Race', a Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production of Macbeth with 20,000 free tickets to school children, the return of family festival 'Telling Tales', and a new dramatisation of Ovid's Metamorphoses by our resident writers.

Review Roundup: Gender-Swapped TIMON OF ATHENS - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jan 21, 2020

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is presenting William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, a co-production with Shakespeare Theatre Company in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Simon Godwin (Measure for Measure) returns to TFANA with a reimagining of his vibrant staging of Timon of Athens, which premiered at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2018 - the first time the play had been staged with a female lead.

ENGLISH, THE WANDERERS & THE YEAR TO COME Join Roundabout's 2020-21 Season
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 21, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a line-up of all new work Off-Broadway at the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.

Full Casting Announced For MEASURE FOR MEASURE at CSC
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company continues its 2019-2020 Season with William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, directed by Lise Bruneau. Measure for Measure runs from February 7-23, 2020, with previews February 5-6, and press night on the 7th.

Kathleen Chalfant, Robert Cuccioli and More to Take Part in Red Bull Theater's Revelation Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced the cast for the next offering of their season of REVELATION READINGS, the OBIE Award-winning series: Thomas Middleton's Women Beware Women, adapted by Jesse Berger, directed by José Zayas, featuring Juliana Canfield, Kathleen Chalfant, Robert Cuccioli, Zachary Fine, Sam Lilja, Matthew Rauch, Julia McDermott, Diana Oh, Luis Quintero, Laila Robins, Derek Smith, and John Douglas Thompson. This one-night-only event will take place on Monday January 27th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets).

Shakespeare Theatre Company Has Announced Casting For TIMON OF ATHENS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced casting for Artistic Director SIMON GODWIN's directorial debut at the Theatre-a restaging of his recent acclaimed production of Timon of Athens, a co-production with Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), produced in association with The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Timon of Athens will be onstage at the Michael R. Klein Theatre at the Lansburgh starting February 20 and running until March 22, 2020.

Theatre for a New Audience Presents TIMON OF ATHENS Starring Kathryn Hunter
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, a co-production with Shakespeare Theatre Company in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Simon Godwin (Measure for Measure) returns to TFANA with a reimagining of his vibrant staging of Timon of Athens, which premiered at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2018 - the first time the play had been staged with a female lead.

RSC Announces Casting For THE WHIP
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2019

As the 19th Century dawns, politicians of all political persuasions gather in London to abolish the slave trade once and for all. But will the price of freedom turn out to be a multi-billion pound pay off to the slave owners, even though such a bailout could drive the country into economic and political ruin?

BWW Interview: Director Brian Crowe and A Christmas Carol at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ 12/4 through 12/29
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 22, 2019

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) concludes its successful 57th season with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett and directed by longtime company member Brian B. Crowe. We had an opportunity to interview Mr. Crowe about his career and the show.

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, announces the cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway premiere production of the new musical revue Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Musical World of Maury Yeston with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Performances begin Tuesday, November 26, 2019 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 29, 2019 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Thursday, December 5 at 6:45 p.m.

PETER PAN Announced At Storyhouse, Chester
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2019

Storyhouse in Chester will stage a brand new version of Peter Pan this Christmas. 

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE is Coming to Connecticut Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2019

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2019-20 season with Tom Stoppard's Shakespeare in Love, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall and Marc Norman. Vincent Tycer will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre from November 21st through November 23rd, and December 4th through December 8th, 2019. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

Elizabeth McGovern, Nigel Lindsay to Reprise Roles in UK Tour of GOD OF CARNAGE
by Julie Musbach - Oct 29, 2019

Following an acclaimed run as part of its Summer Season 2018, Theatre Royal Bath Productions is delighted to announced the return of its hit comedy production of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage for a UK tour starting in January 2020. 

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Ted Deasy on the High Speed Ground Transportation Act of 1965
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Ted Deasy gives us a lesson on the High Speed Ground Transportation Act of 1965.

Re-Imagining Of PETER PAN Flies Into Birmingham Repertory Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

A thrilling Re-Imagining Of PETER PAN Flies Into Birmingham Repertory Theatre for Christmas 2019. Directed by Liam Steel, this new staging of the classic story will play from 30 November to 19 January.

Storyhouse Announces PETER PAN Cast
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019

Storyhouse in Chester have today announced the cast for their Christmas show Peter Pan, running 6 December a?" 12 January.

Arcola Theatre And The Royal Shakespeare Company Announce Full Cast For #WEAREARRESTED
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2019

Arcola Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company today announce the full cast for the London première of Pippa Hill and Sophie Ivatts' adaptation of #WeAreArrested by Can Dündar, a vital story about the cost of reporting the truth in the age of fake news. Ivatts directs Jamie Cameron (Son), Peter Hamilton Dyer (Can) and Indra Ové (Wife). The production opens on 18 November, with previews from 13 November and runs until 7 December.

Royal Shakespeare Company Announces 2020 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2019

On announcing the season Gregory Doran, RSC Artistic Director, said: a?oeCreated in Stratford-upon-Avon, shared around the world, crossing borders of creativity, community, culture and technology, our new season celebrates Shakespeare's unique contribution to world culture, whilst at the same time asking us to consider our own place within society, our families and community. Whether experiencing our work on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon, on nationwide tours, in schools and local communities, through live cinema screenings or via the latest digital innovations, the shared experiences and emotional connections forged through live theatre feel as urgent and necessary today as they ever havea??.

VIDEO: Watch Michael C. Hall Talk About His First NYC Apartment on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019

Michael C. Hall stopped by 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' to take a shot at explaining the complicated plot of In the Shadow of the Moon and his cameo as the world's best bowler in Documentary Now! and vividly describes his first NYC apartment. Watch the video below!

Shakespeare Book Club Returns to West Hartford Library
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2019

The Capital Classics Theatre Company is bringing the a?oeShakespeare Book Cluba?? back to the Noah Webster Public Library in West Hartford for the sixth a?oesemestera?? of its popular group discussion series with eight months of conversations about and readings from some of Shakespeare's greatest works.

Meet the Cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019

Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

THE EYES OF THE NIGHT Announced At Cervantes Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2019

Fulfilling their mission to showcase the best Spanish and Latin American plays in London, the Cervantes Theatre is delighted to announce the Autumn Season thanks to the support of Acción Cultural Española and Arts Council England. This new season showcases a full range of plays, all of them written by women.

Bard On The Beach Presents CORIOLANUS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 13, 2019

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival is set to round out its 30th Anniversary Season in Vanier Park, with the staging of Coriolanus on the Howard Family Stage in the Douglas Campbell Theatre. Directed by Dean Paul Gibson (The Winter's Tale, 2017 and A Midsummer Night's Dream, 2014), Coriolanus is making its first appearance at Bard in the Festival's 30-year history.

Shakespeare's MACBETH Announced This Fall At Orlando Shakes
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2019

William Shakespeare's Macbeth, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, runs from October 9 - November 24, 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).

BWW Interview: RSC Director of Design Stephen Brimson-Lewis Talks MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Rona Kelly - Jul 22, 2019

Director of Design Stephen Brimson-Lewis has over twenty years of experience designing for the RSC. Stephen takes us through the collaborative process of designing Measure for Measure.

Jessie Awards 2019 Winners Announced!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2019

The 37th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were held on Monday, July 15th at Bard on the Beach in the BMO Mainstage in Vanier Park, an amazing theatrical venue in a magnificent setting. The awards celebrate excellence in professional theatre and salutes all the talent who contribute to  Vancouver's fantastic theatre scene. Fifty theatrical productions were nominated from last years' dynamic theatre season. 

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For AS YOU LIKE IT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce the full cast for William Shakespeare's As You Like It, co-directed by Federay Holmes and Elle While, opening on Wednesday 7 August. The production returns to the Globe Theatre following a critically acclaimed run in summer 2018.

The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Company Presents KING LEAR
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2019

The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Company (Tom Oppenheim, Artistic Director) has announced a limited engagement of William Shakespeare's King Lear. Under the direction of Nike Doukas, the production will feature H. Richard Green in the title role, Mark Bramhall as Gloucester, Stephen Caffrey as Kent, and David Sussman as The Fool. Opening is set for Thursday, July 18, at 8pm.

CROSSING THE LINE Festival 2019 Announced At FIAF
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019

The French Institute Alliance Fran aise (FIAF), New York's premier French cultural and language center, today announced the 2019 Crossing the Line Festival, featuring 11 performances and a gallery exhibition from a geographically, generationally, and artistically diverse group of artists whose work transcends genres and boundaries. All performances are world, US, or New York premieres; they are united by their convention-breaking fearlessness as they confront topics from social injustice to personal demons. Many of the performances pay homage to legendary artists of our time and previous eras, while the theme of migration and its transformational effects on identity informs several others. The festival runs from September 12 to October 12. Ticket are available at crossingtheline.org.

TFANA's 40th Anniversary Season Features Will Eno, Samuel Beckett, and More
by Julie Musbach - Jun 20, 2019

Theatre for a New Audience founding artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz, having just received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 OBIEs, today announces TFANA's 40th anniversary season. The 2019-2020 programming exemplifies what makes TFANA, in the words of the OBIE committee, one of the city's most vital institutions championing adventurous and urgent productions of Shakespeare alongside other writers.

Full Cast Announced For The UK Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Marianka Swain - Jun 10, 2019

The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn.

Jessie Nominations Announced
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2019

The 2019 Jessie Nominations Party announced the nominees for the theatre awards on Monday, June 3rd at the iA Financial Group Atrium at the BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue, honouring Vancouver's vibrant artistic community.

NAATCO Kicks Off The Season With Gordon Dahlquist's [VEIL WINDOW CONSPIRACY] At NY Theatre Workshop
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019

The OBIE Award-winning NAATCO, National Asian American Theatre Company, kicks off their 29th season with the World Premiere of Gordon Dahlquist's [Veil Widow Conspiracy]. Aneesha Kudtarkar directs a cast that will include Edward Chin-Lyn, Kimiye Corwin, Bruce McKenzie, David Shih, James Seol, Karoline Xu, and Aaron Yoo. This Off-Broadway limited engagement at Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th Street) will begin performances Saturday June 8th with Opening Night set for June 15th (7pm).  Performances continue through July 6th only.

Cast And Creatives Of The Old Globe Production of AS YOU LIKE IT Announced!
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2019

As the 2019 Summer Shakespeare Festival kicks off, The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team with As You Like It, the Bard's fabulously charming romantic comedy, whose heroine is one of his most remarkable creations. Director Jessica Stone's recent body of work-including Barefoot in the Park, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and Arms and the Man-has had Globe audiences rolling in the aisles. Her Shakespearean directing debut will run June 16 - July 21, 2019 outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run June 16-21 with opening night on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.

BWW Feature: MICHAEL KAHN & FRIENDS, Off The Record At The Shakespeare Theatre Of Washington
by Mary Lincer - May 21, 2019

The fun of an evening such as this week's 'Michael Kahn & Friends, Off the Record: The Lansburgh Years, 1992-2007' derives from the relaxed, unscripted content provided by those who usually offer scripts to an audience. The three actors and one former administrative colleague who joined Kahn at the Harman Wednesday to visit memory lane required little prompting by moderator Tom Story to recall and reminisce about their work with the Shakespeare Theatre Company during the Lansburgh Years. Once Story asked each to remember his/her first meeting with Michael Kahn, a series of photos of past productions drove the evening of anecdotes.

Play On Shakespeare Announces Actors And Directors For PLAY ON!
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2019

Play On Shakespeare today announces an expansive list of compelling actors and dynamic directors confirmed to participate in the Play on! Festival, presented in association with Classic Stage Company (CSC) and Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). Play on! features 39 readings of new, work-in-progress translations of Shakespeare's plays into contemporary modern English by some of today's most exciting playwrights-May 29-June 30 at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater at CSC (136 E. 13th Street). In 2015, Oregon Shakespeare Festival launched an ambitious 39-play, three-year commissioning project, Play on!, tasking 36 playwrights-more than half of whom were women and playwrights of color, each paired with a dramaturg-to translate Shakespeare's canon in celebration of the enduring impact of the Bard's work. Supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation and inspired by long-time patron Dave Hitz's passion for Shakespeare, the project was and continues to be led by Lue Morgan Douthit. For more information, visit playonfestival.org.

Jenna Russell Leads Menier Chocolate Factory's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019

With Orpheus Descending opening at the theatre, and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces that Jenna Russell will lead the company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn. The production opens on 23 July, with previews from 13 July, and runs until 14 September. Public booking is now open.

Cutting Ball Theater Presents THE BALD SOPRANO
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019

To close its celebratory 20th Season, Cutting Ball Theater is reprising its hit production of Eugene Ionesco's THE BALD SOPRANO, originally produced as part of Cutting Ball's 10th Season in 2009. The Bald Soprano is translated and directed by Founding Artistic Director Rob Melrose - recently appointed Artistic Director of the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas - and stars Cutting Ball co-founder and former Artistic Director Paige Rogers.


Timon of Athens has had 5 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1993, Off-Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 2011 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2020.



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