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National Theatre

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019
David Mitchell is to make his West End debut next year in Ben Elton's stage adaptation of the critically acclaimed BBC TV sitcom, Upstart Crow. This all-new comedy - written especially for the stage - will see Mitchell once more don the bald wig and bardish coddling pouch in his iconic characterisation of Will Shakespeare. Tickets go on sale at 12noon TODAY from UpstartCrowTheComedy.com
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 22, 2020
The Something Rotten! 1st National Tour cast has reunited for a performance of the reimagined song, 'To Thine Own Self Be True'. The song was rewritten for the tour but has never been recorded - until now!
by Roy Berko - Oct 8, 2019
Sara Bruner has proven once again that she is the queen of Shakespeare staging. As she did last season with her 'The Taming of the Shrew,' her women-centric version of 'Julius Caesar,' which is now on stage at Great Lakes Theater, is creative, well-formulated and long on clear message development.
by Review Roundups - Oct 25, 2019
Tony nominee Adam Pascal stars as Professor Harold Hill in the first show of the 5-Star Theatricals 2019-2020 season, THE MUSIC MAN, featuring book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson, musical direction by Brad Ellis, choreography by Peggy Hickey and directed by Larry Raben.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 21, 2019
Hailed as 'the best party in town,' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, The Nitz/ Howe Experience marked a major milestone in September, 2019. Celebrating its 20th year anniversary, with over 1200 shows at their home base of Chicago's Davenport's, it became the longest running cabaret show in the country.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2019
Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 67th season of live theatre with Shakespeare in Love, directed by David Sikking, a romantic comedy, based on the award-winning screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman. The story was adapted for the stage by Lee Hall with music by Paddy Cunneen and plays at Lakewood Theatre Company November 1 a?" December 8, 2019. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019
The 2019-2020 season at People's Light features world premiere musicals, hilariously relatable characters, big questions, hard truths, and the most talked-about new plays in American theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2019
Full casting for Ben Elton's stage adaption of the critically acclaimed BBC TV sitcom Upstart Crow - which opens at the Gielgud Theatre on 7 February 2020 and will see David Mitchell make his West End debut - has been announced.
by Marianka Swain - Nov 20, 2019
Have you ever dreamed of seeing Juliet wrest control of her destiny from William Shakespeare, aided by a liberated Anne Hathaway, all while belting out stone-cold Nineties and Noughties pop bangers? Well, you're in luck! This jukebox musical take on the Bard is pure sugar rush a?' and with enough groan-worthy puns and panto pleasure to make it a raucously fun Christmas outing.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 20, 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.
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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021
After having closed its doors to the public in March 2020 due to COVID-19, the Alley Theatre has announced its plans to reopen the theatre in Fall 2021. Reopening the Alley Theatre coincides with its 75th Anniversary Season with performances beginning on October 1, 2021.
by BWW Prompts - May 28, 2020
We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2019
Melbourne Theatre Company's most ambitious production to date, Shakespeare in Love, will have its Australian premiere on Friday 19 July at Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, before going on to play at Canberra Theatre Centre from 22-31 August.
by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2019
Tickets to Broadway Palm's 27th Season go on sale June 1st. The 2019-2020 Season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions and five concerts. Tickets can be purchased online at BroadwayPalm.com, over the phone by calling (239) 278-4422 or in person at the theatre's box office.
by Julie Musbach - May 16, 2019
In 2017, Fractured Shakespeare released a short film on the subject of consent, 'Was it Rape, Then?' which was featured in Huffpost, Bustle, Stage Raw, and Shakespeare Magazine. Now they are bringing that text (and more!) to their first stage production, entitled SPEAK I WILL, premiering at Hollywood Fringe Festival 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 15, 2020
Emit Theatre will present WHAT YOU WILL, an interactive performance for young audiences and families, adapted from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and directed by Gianna Cioffi and Victoria Giambalvo.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2020
Casa Mañana has announced the nominations for the 2020 Betty Lynn Buckley Awards. Winners will be announced online via livestream on Casa's Facebook and YouTube channel, Thursday, May 21, 2020, at 7:30pm. Director of Theatre for Youth and local legend B.J. Cleveland will host. Specials guests from Broadway and beyond will present awards.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2021
Vintage Theatre Productions announces the return of live performances with eleven shows scheduled for the 2021 - 2022 season. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora..
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019
Bard on the Beach continues its 30th season with a stylish stage adaptation of the lively Oscar-winning romantic comedy, Shakespeare in Love.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2020
The Village Players of Birmingham warms up the winter season with the Michigan premier community theatre production of Shakespeare in Love the weekends of March 6th through March 22nd.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2021
As the Theatre begins to reopen, the Alley will keep guests updated on any changes to subscription packages, seating capacities, ticketing options, and safety protocols for returning. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2019
Michelle Collins will star as Marion in the first major revival of Chloë Moss's play HOW LOVE IS SPELT, which opens at Southwark Playhouse on Wednesday 4th September and runs until Saturday 28th September, with a national press night on Friday 6th September.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 19, 2021
This week (July 19-25) in live streaming: First Date airs on Stellar, Next on Stage: Dance Edition Season 2 continues with the Top 15, Laura Bell Bundy teaches a master class, and so much more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 30, 2020
Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International has announced the Broadway hit and Tony winning musical comedy SOMETHING ROTTEN! is now available for licensing worldwide.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2020
People's Light presents Shakespeare in Love, a stage adaptation of the 1998 Academy Award-winning film. In 1593 London, Will Shakespeare has writer's block. Low on funds and out of ideas, the young playwright finds his muse in Viola de Lesseps, a wealthy merchant's daughter with dreams of the stage. Despite England's prohibition on female performers, Viola disguises herself as a man and wins the role of a?oeRomeoa?? in Shakespeare's upcoming comedy, Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter. As Will discovers that his talented leading man is none other than the captivating aristocrat he admired from afar, the two begin a passionate affair that becomes inspiration for a new love story: Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare in Love runs in the Leonard C. Haas Stage February 26 a?" March 29. Tickets start at $35, including fees. To purchase, call 610.644.3500 or visit peopleslight.org. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020
Kentucky Shakespeare, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the Commonwealth, announces the 60th anniversary season of the free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. The extended 11-week, 7-production, 64-performance season runs May 27-August 9, 2020, at the C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheater in Old Louisville's Central Park.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 25, 2020
The Tony® Award-winning Alley Theatre and Artistic Director Rob Melrose has just announced five productions as a part of the 74th season. Subscription renewals for the 2020-21 Alley Theatre season are on sale now. New subscriptions will be on sale May 18, 2020 at alleytheatre.org.
by Natasha Ashley - Feb 22, 2020
The Central New York Playhouse is now entertaining audiences with the delightful romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love. The play by Lee Hall is adapted from the popular 1998 film of the same name. With numerous productions of Romeo and Juliet occurring throughout Central New York the timing is perfect for a refreshing relief, a play that is about writing Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Even better, the production is witty, refreshing, and entertaining.
by Brooks Appelbaum - Dec 9, 2019
Some may doubt that a stage adaptation of the terrifically inventive, romantic, and witty 1998 film, 'Shakespeare in Love,' could possibly succeed. However, Connecticut Repertory Theatre's current production, expertly directed by Vincent Tycer and acted by a vibrant, masterful cast, proves that setting this story--which is about theater, after all--in an actual theater, creates a magic all its own. This production is, without a doubt, 'a hit! a palpable hit!'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 4, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the new line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. Since the beginning in March the series featured over 100 talks with 150 artists from 50 countries.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces casting for Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage from February 7 - March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 9, 2019
Hailed as 'the best party in town,' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, The Nitz/ Howe Experience marks a major milestone on Saturday, September 7th.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 7, 2020
The Tony Award®-winning Alley Theatre and Artistic Director Rob Melrose have announced updates to the Theatrea??s 74th season. The 2020-21 season programming, the second season curated by Rob Melrose, will feature world premiere plays developed as a part of the Alley All New program, a twist on a holiday favorite, a major world classic, and plays by award-winning contemporary voices. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 23, 2019
A funny and genuinely moving comedy by Tom Stoppard, Lee Hall, and Marc Norman.
by Alan Henry - Aug 21, 2019
The dramatic comedy, Shakespeare in Love, will play at National Theatret Nov. 15 through Dec. 30.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Bradford and Managing Director Matthew J. Pugliese have announced the theatre's 2018-19 Season. Subscriptions for the 2018-19 Season are on sale now at crt.uconn.edu or by calling 860-486-2113.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 14, 2019
TheatreSquared's production of the stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning film, has proven so popular with Northwest Arkansas's audiencesa?"even before its first performancea?"that it will extend its run in the company's new $31 million, state-of-the-art home for professional theatre. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - 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).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2019
Vintage Theatre Productions Announces 12 Shows For The 2020 Season. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. Early bird season tickets are currently on sale. Single ticket will go on sale October 1. Call 303-856-7830 or purchase online at www.vintagetheatre.org.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2021
Will Shakespeare turns 457 on Friday, April 23.  So on April 23 and 24, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, members of The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Company will mount 'Happy Birthday Shakespeare-457' in the parking lot of The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, 107 Suffolk Street.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2019
Taking the stage at the Washington Pavilion April 23-25, the completely original new musical SOMETHING ROTTEN! Nominated for 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is "a deliriously entertaining new musical comedy that brings down the house!" (New York Post).
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2020
The Alley Theatre has announced its 74th season for 2020-21, which includes the previously announced Clue, the world premiere of Duncan Sheik's new show, Noir, and more!
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 24, 2019
Brooklyn's Brave New World Repertory Theatre announces Shakespeare on Stratford, a FREE family friendly birthday bash in honor of Will Shakespeare on Sunday, April 28th 2-4pm. In a h/t to Shakespeare's birthplace Stratford Upon Avon, the celebration is set to take place on Brooklyn's Stratford Road in Ditmas Park/East Flatbush.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 23, 2019
"All the world's a stage" as Shakespeare Dallas performs a comedic favorite, along with a stage adaptation of a Shakespeare-inspired movie for its 2019 season of Shakespeare in the Park.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 20, 2021
Will Shakespeare turns 457 on Friday, April 23. So on April 23 and 24, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, members of The Drilling Company's Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Company will mount 'Happy Birthday Shakespeare-457' in the parking lot of The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center,
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2019
Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 27th Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions (TBA) and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1st.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 11, 2019
The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, originally directed and choreographed on Broadway by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, will play Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall May 14 and 15, 2019 as part of the 18-19 Broadway in Akron series.