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by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for Ruth and Augustus Goetz's melodrama, The Heiress, suggested by the Henry James novel, Washington Square. After growing up subjected to her father's disinterest and strong resentment, a young woman in the 1850s discovers what love is in her journey towards independence, growth and strength, without an impactful female role model in her life. Directed by Deputy Artistic Director Seema Sueko, The Heiress runs February 8 - March 10, 2019 in the Fichandler Stage.
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2018
Chicago Shakespeare TheaterÂ announces the cast for the North American premiere ofÂ Jessica Swale's exuberant new comedyÂ Nell Gwynn, September 20-November 4, 2018. The music- and dance-filled play took London audiences by storm when it debuted at Shakespeare's Globe, followed by a celebrated run on the West End. Director of the original London production,Â Christopher Luscombe, helms the new Chicago Shakespeare production. Star of Broadway and the West EndÂ Scarlett StrallenÂ appears as Nell; Chicago leading actorÂ TimothyÂ Edward KaneÂ performs the role of King Charles II.
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 âMuch Ado About Nothing,â âThe Merchant of Venice,â âMeasure for Measure,â âJulius Caesar,â âThe Winter's Taleâ and âRichard III.âÂ
Backstage with Richard Ridge: 90 Plays, 80 Films, and Lots of Stories- Catch Up with Stage and Screen Great- F. Murray Abraham
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 26, 2018
From his current gig as black ops specialist Dar Adal on Showtime's Homeland, to Cyrano, Shylock, Salieri and more, stage and screen star F. Murray Abraham's career has spanned over five decades, 90 plays and 80 films. Below, the 2018 Emmy nominee chats about some of his favorite roles, how he got into acting in the first place, and so much more.Â
Backstage with Richard Ridge: Chukwudi Iwuji on Living the Dream in Shakespeare in the Park's OTHELLO
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 23, 2018
'I was having a conversation with my manager... I was about to start The Low Road andÂ I had just done Hedda Gabler in London. But I really enjoyed filming. I said, 'After I finish the Low Road, let's focus on filming. Barring,Â IÂ don't know... Othello in the Park, I really don't want to do another play.' That's exactly what happened forÂ Chukwudi Iwuji, whoÂ can currently be seen starring as the title character in Othello forÂ The Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about the character, the complexities of Shakespeare, and so much more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 3, 2018
On Day 23 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate one of the greatest stage actors of his generation and a three-time Tony winner, Mark Rylance, who is nominated this year for his work in Farinelli and the King!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017
Singer-songwriter Aaron David Gleason has just released his new video for 'The Last To Die In Battle.' The video features Julia Campanelli, Tatyana Kot, Bill Weeden and many more! Follow a Richard III-inspired tale as a group of actors prepare for their latest play, with a Shakespeare-appropriate plot twist.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra, onstage now through November 19, 2017. Click below to watch the building of the set and hear about the show from the cast and creative team!
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2017
Oscar, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey openedÂ THE 71stÂ ANNUAL TONY AWARDS live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City with a spoof on the hit musicals of the Broadway season. Watch the performance below!
by TV News Desk - Jun 7, 2017
Oscar and Tony Award winner Kevin Spacey stopped byÂ CBS THIS MORNING today to discuss his new one-man play CLARENCE DARROWÂ and his upcoming hostingÂ gig for the TONY AWARDS, airing this Sunday on CBS.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2017
A decade after her last foray on Broadway, two-time Tony winner Jennifer Ehle is back in the groundbreaking Oslo. Her performance as peace negotiator 'Mona Juul' has brought her back to the Tonys party and she couldn't be more thrilled!
by Rona Kelly - May 7, 2017
Written by Bertolt Brecht during World War II, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui serves as a parable for Adolf Hitler. Germany becomes Chicago, Hitler becomes gangster Arturo Ui, as we witness his sociopathic rise. Today, this play proves 'all too current'. Immersive, Simon Evans' production breaks down the fourth wall as the titular character endeavours to build one up.
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2017
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, newly named Tony Awards host Kevin Spacey spoke to Jimmy FallonÂ about emceeing his very first televised awards show.
Backstage with Richard Ridge: Broadway's Newest Stars, Michael Xavier & Siobhan Dillon, Talk Navigating SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 26, 2017
Two of Broadway's newest stars come straight from the West End, where they've been navigating the twisting, frenzied SUNSET BOULEVARD, which opened earlier this month at the Palace Theatre. Michael Xavier and Siobhan Dillon, who star opposite Glenn Close in her triumphant return to the musical, met with Richard Ridge to open up about their famous co-star, their relationship on stage, and so much more!
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017
Broadway's current Alexander Hamilton, Javier MuÃ±oz will guest star on tonight's Â all new episode ofÂ BLINDSPOT, titled 'Draw O Caesar, Erase A Coward.' The episode airs at 8pm ET/PT on NBC.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 16, 2017
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will welcome British actor Josh Collins in his North American stage debut as Daniel Reeves in the New York Premiere of Bill Cain's compelling and visceral thriller 9 CIRCLES this month. Click below to hear what Josh had to say aboutÂ how he connects with such a troubling and complex character!
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017
Starz announced today that the highly-anticipated STARZ Original Limited Series Â THE WHITE PRINCESS â a follow-up to the Golden GlobeÂ® and EmmyÂ® award-nominated STARZ Original Miniseries âThe White Queenâ
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2016
Below, BWW shares an exclusive clip from THE HOLLOW CROWN: The Wars of The Roses from the second part of the series, Henry VI (Part 2), airing December 18, 2016. The series stars Tom Sturridge, Hugh Bonneville, Sophie Okonedo, and Sally Hawkins.
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2016
HAMILTON star Javier MuÃ±oz recently spokeÂ at Madison Square Garden for NYU's 2016Â Presidential Welcome. Fun fact:Â MuÃ±oz was signed by an agent before his high school graduation, leading him to enroll in NYU's Tisch School for the Arts.Â Watch his inspiring speech below!