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by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Sex, politics, and religion â nothing is sacred â in Westport Country Playhouse's world premiere translation and adaption of MoliÃ¨re's comedy, âDon Juan,â by Brendan Pelsue, directed by Playhouse associate artistic director David Kennedy, from November 5 â 23. Â
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
The Classical Theatre of Harlem kicks off its 20thÂ Anniversary Season with a FREE outdoor production ofÂ The Bacchae. Inspired byÂ Bryan Doerries'Â new version of Euripides' classic Greek tragedy and directed by CTH Associate Artistic DirectorÂ Carl Cofield,Â The BacchaeÂ will be performed in the Richard Rodgers Amphitheater in Harlem's Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt. Morris Park West, enter the park at 124thÂ and 5thÂ Avenue and walk south to the venue) through Sunday, July 28thÂ (performances are Tuesday through Sunday at 8:30 pm).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
Avant Bard presents A Misanthrope, a world premiere adaptation of Moliere's The Misanthrope by Manhattan-based playwright Matt Minnicino, directed by Megan Behm in her Avant Bard debut.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
Theatre Royal Bath Productions today releases production images for In Praise of Love starring Robert Lindsay, Tara Fitzgerald, Christopher Bonwell and Julian Wadham. The production is currently playing until Saturday 3 November at the Ustinov Studio, with opening night for press on Monday 15 October.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2018
ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY has announced the first show of its 40th Anniversary 2018-2019 Season, the deliciously hilarious THE SCHOOL FOR LIES, written by David Ives (the playwright of ETC's wildly popular 2013 production of The Liar) and directed by Jonathan Fox. THE SCHOOL FOR LIES begins previews on Thursday, October 4, opens on Saturday, October 6, and runs through Sunday, October 21, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the first show of its 40th Anniversary 2018-2019 Season, the deliciously hilarious THE SCHOOL FOR LIES, written by David Ives (the playwright of ETC's wildly popular 2013 production of The Liar) and directed by Jonathan Fox. THE SCHOOL FOR LIES begins previews on Thursday, October 4, opens on Saturday, October 6, and runs through Sunday, October 21, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018
Theatre Royal Bath ProductionsÂ today announces full casting forÂ In Praise of LoveÂ at the Ustinov Studio withÂ Christopher BonwellÂ andÂ Julian WadhamÂ joining the previously announcedÂ Robert LindsayÂ andÂ Tara Fitzgerald.Â Jonathan ChurchÂ will directÂ Terence Rattigan's powerful drama at theÂ Ustinov StudioÂ marking his first production at the venue as well as the closing play in his second year as Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season.Â In Praise of LoveÂ will run fromÂ Wednesday 3 October to Saturday 3Â NovemberÂ with opening night for press onÂ Monday 15 October.
by Jade Kops - Sep 4, 2018
Bell Shakespeare and Griffin Theatre Company have joined forces again to present Justin Fleming's latest adaptation of a Moliere play with a contemporary take on THE MISANTHROPE.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018
Final casting is announced for a thrilling new production of Misanthtrope - to be performed in English and French on different days - starring and directed by Off West End Awards Best Director nominee David Furlong.
Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals For The World Premiere Of Charise Greene's CANNIBAL GALAXY: A LOVE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018
Between Two BoroughsÂ gave Broadway World an exclusive sneak peek inside rehearsals for their upcoming World Premiere of Charise Greene'sÂ Cannibal Galaxy: a love story,Â directed byÂ Jenn HaltmanÂ which will run at theÂ New Ohio TheatreÂ (154 Christopher StreetÂ between Washington and Greenwich Street),Â June 8-17. The cast featuresÂ Jason C. Brown* (Much Ado About NothingÂ with Classics in Color;Â The MisanthropeÂ with NYTW),Â Robin Galloway* (The Master BuilderÂ with Wallace Shawn;Â Sense & SensibilityÂ with Cape Fear),Â Olivia Oguma* (LuceÂ with LCT3;Â Emotional CreatureÂ with Signature),Â Dominic F. RussoÂ (Gruff! The MusicalÂ with Vital Theatre; "Gotham" on NBC),Â Becca SchneiderÂ (PlatonovÂ andÂ A Christmas CarolÂ with Blessed Unrest), andÂ Jo Yang* (Comfort WomenÂ at Urban Stages; "The Affair" on Showtime).Â
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018
Quintessence Theatre Group celebrates its 8th birthday with the second production of its new Family Classics Series: a world premiere ofÂ Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper. Adapted and directed by Quintessence ensemble memberÂ Josh Carpenter, The Prince and the Pauper is one ofÂ Mark Twain's best works of young adult fiction - a humorous and poignant tale of class consciousness, mistaken identity and self-discovery set in Tudor England. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets, visitÂ www.Quintessencetheatre.orgÂ or call 215.987.4450.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, continues its 2017/18 season with Guess Who's Coming to Dinner by Todd Kreidler (based on the screenplay by William Rose), directed by Marti Lyons with Associate Director Wardell Julius Clark. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner runs March 15 - April 15, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018
Female Parts Shorts: A Woman Alone, The Immigrant and A Mother is a collection of short plays directed by Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall. Johnson directs Gehane Strehler in A Woman Alone, Clare Perkins in The Immigrant and Rebecca Saire in A Mother. The three monologues are performed in sequence, opening on Thursday 15 March, with previews from Tuesday 13 March, running until Saturday 31 March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018
Donmar Associate Robert Hastie returns for this timely revival from one of our greatest living playwrights, following his previous productions My Night with Reg and Splendour.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team forÂ WilliamÂ Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedyÂ Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic DirectorÂ Barry EdelsteinÂ returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds.Â HamletÂ playsÂ August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017
Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, concludes the 2016-2017 Season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Harvey by Mary Chase, directed by Devon De Mayo. Harvey runs May 11 - June 11, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. The Press Opening is Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017
Former Secret Service agent, Frank Farmer is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge aâ¬' what they don't expect is to fall in love...
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017
Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of The Hard Problem by Tom Stoppard, directed by Charles Newell. The Hard Problem runs March 9 - April 9, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017
Sean FoleyÂ (The Painkiller)Â directsÂ Griff Rhys JonesÂ andÂ Lee MackÂ in an adaptation ofÂ Moliere'sÂ classic comedyÂ The MiserÂ at London's Garrick Theatre. Adapted byÂ FoleyÂ andÂ Phil Porter,Â The MiserÂ is the rip-roaring comedy from one of France's greatest dramatists. A major revival that is sure to rock the West End,Â The MiserÂ begins previews on March 1st, with an official opening onÂ March 13th 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016
Lookingglass Theatre CompanyÂ continues its 28thÂ Season withÂ Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville Adventure, written byÂ Ensemble MemberÂ Kevin Douglas, and co-directed by Ensemble MemberÂ J. Nicole BrooksÂ andÂ Krissy Vanderwarker.Â Thaddeus and Slocum: A Vaudeville AdventureÂ runsÂ June 1Â -Â August 14, 2016Â atÂ Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.Â The Press Opening isÂ Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.Â Â