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by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
'Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.â A first for Orlando Shakes, this project will challenge the theater's actors like never before. The cast will race against the clock, to bring you a fantastic and spontaneous production, where anything can happen, while honoring the Bard's work and sharing another fantastic Shakespeare tale.Â Â
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Hunter Theater Project's production of MAC BETH, directed and adapted by Erica Schmidt, celebrated its opening night on January 16 with a party at French American bistro, Palais.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Hunter Theater Project'sÂ return engagement of the critically acclaimedÂ Red Bull TheaterÂ production ofÂ Mac BethÂ is currently in performance at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at Hunter College, East 68th Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Eastenders actress Lin Blakley will be channelling the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, in the upcoming UK tour of Philip Meeks' critically-acclaimed play Murder, Margaret and Me this autumn.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly opens its 2019/20 Mainstage season with Nambi E. Kelley's powerful and heart-stopping adaptation of Richard Wright's âNative Sonâ. Directed by Colette Robert, and featuring original music by G. Clausen, the production runs from September 11 to 29, 2019.Â
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Chiaroscuro by Jackie Kay, Director Lynette Linton's first production as Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre will preview from 31 August with a press night at 7pm on 6 September. The cast is Shiloh Coke (Misty at the Bush Theatre and Trafalgar Studios, Emila at The Globe Theatre), Preeya Kalidas (Eastenders, BBC Asian Radio, Bend It Like Beckham), singer-songwriter Anoushka Lucas(Jesus Christ Superstar at Regents Park Open Air Theatre and whose debut album Dark Soul was recently released) and Gloria Onitiri (whose recent productions include Napoli, Brooklyn, on national tour and Hadestown at the National Theatre).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019
On Sunday, June 16, Washington, D.C.'s theatre community gathered to celebrate the end ofÂ MICHAEL KAHN's 33-year tenure as Artistic Director of Shakespeare Theatre Company with musical and dramatic performances, special guests from the worlds of entertainment, politics, and media, and a mayoral proclamation.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019
American Renaissance Theater Company's (ARTC) production ofÂ Bob Clyman's new play, To She Who Waits, opened at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios on May 23. The critically acclaimed play runs until June 8 and is directed byÂ Maria Aladren.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
American Renaissance Theater Company (ARTC) is proud to present Bob Clyman's compelling new play, To She Who Waits, May 23 - June 8 at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios. To She Who Waits was the winner of the 2018 Kaufman Award for Excellence in Playwriting. Maria Aladren directs.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019
Red Bull TheaterÂ today announced a one-week extension forÂ Mac Beth, the second of its two Off-Broadway productions this season. Performances begin tonight, Tuesday May 7th,Â Â at the Lucille Lortel Theatre Â (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Tickets are now on sale through June 9th!Â Opening Night set for May 19th.
by Walter McBride - Apr 15, 2019
Red Bull Theater will soon present the second of its two upcoming Off-Broadway productions at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets).Â Isabelle Fuhrman (Orphan, The Hunger Games, All The Fine Boys), Ismenia Mendes (CSC's The Liar, Cressida in NYSF's Troilus & Cressida), AnnaSophia Robb ('The Carrie Diaries,' 'The Act,' 'Mercy Street,' Down A Dark Hall), Sharlene Cruz (Den of Thieves at Harlem Rep), Sophie Kelly-Hedrick (Off-Broadway debut), Lily Santiago (New York Shakespeare Festival's Othello), and Ayana Workman (The Price of Thomas Scott - Mint, Juliet in NYSF's Romeo & Juliet) will star in MAC BETH, adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt from Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019
The Old GlobeÂ presents theÂ U.S. premiereÂ ofÂ Life After, a rapturously beautiful and stirring new musical withbook, music, and lyrics byÂ Britta Johnson, directed by the Globe's ownÂ Barry Edelstein, openingÂ Friday, March 29Â atÂ 8:00 p.m.Â Withchoreography byÂ Ann YeeÂ and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations byÂ Lynne Shankel,Â Life AfterÂ will runÂ March 22 - April 28, 2019Â on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the OldÂ Globe Theatre, part of theÂ Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run March 22-28.Â Life AfterÂ is produced by special arrangement withÂ Yonge Street Theatricals,Â Linda Barnett, andÂ Natalie Bartello.Â Single tickets start at $32.00 and are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online atÂ www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
William Shakespeare's Richard II produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from March 27 - April 28, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online atÂ orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019
William Shakespeare'sÂ Richard IIÂ produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from March 27 - April 28, 2019. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online atÂ orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018
The Donmar Warehouse presents Lynette Linton's production of Sweat by Lynn Nottage. Casting includes Leanne Best, Patrick Gibson, Osy Ikhile, Wil Johnson, Stuart McQuarrie, Clare Perkins, Martha Plimpton, Sule Rimi and Sebastian Viveros.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
Quintessence Theatre Group is proud to present Lionel Bart's beloved musical Oliver! Â Adapted from Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, this tale about finding hope and a chosen family in the bleakest of situations will provide an adventurous escape and moving holiday parable for many Philadelphians starting November 14, 2018. Â OPENING NIGHT isÂ Saturday, November 17 at 7:30pm, and performances runÂ through December 23, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018
To celebrate their five year anniversary, TURN TO FLESH PRODUCTIONS (TTF) is celebrating with FOUR new verse plays this October: a developmental production of The Other, Other Woman, and a staged reading of the entire Love and Death Trilogy: Persephone Rises, The Seduction of Adonis and Cupid and Psyche, all written and directed by foundress and playwright, Emily C. A. Snyder. Tickets are available now, including VIP seats with an open bar and pre-show salon for The Other, Other Woman, and an all-day picnic with the gods for The Love and Death Trilogy. Package deals are available.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018
This autumn, Proud Haddock will bring Tony Harrison's lyrical play Square Rounds to the Finborough Theatre for its first UK production in nearly 30 years since its rediscovery. This all-female ensemble cast will star Gracy Goldman (Sense8, Netflix; Doctor Who, BBC1; Richard II, RSC), Letty Thomas (The Divide, The Old Vic; Mary Stuart, Almeida Theatre; The Beasts, The Lyric Hammersmith), Eva Feiler (Othello, RSC; The Merchant of Venice, RSC; Father Brown, BBC), Amy Marchant (A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Lyric Hammersmith; Shakespeare in Love, Noel Coward Theatre), Philippa Quinn (Control, Gielgud Theatre; Because We Want To, Rose Theatre; Writers Block, Battersea Arts Centre) and Rujenne Green (The Dog Beneath The Skin, Jermyn Street Theatre; Cookies, Theatre Royal Haymarket).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018
California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) announced further details today for the Shakespearean centerpiece to the 2018 Epic Season, The War of the Roses. The War of the Roses is a monumental evening of theater spanning four history plays-the Henry VI trilogy and Richard III. Presented as an action-packed evening, The War of the Roses will deliver a fast-paced, far-ranging, vividly theatrical depiction of two powerful families-the Lancasters and the Yorks-and their decades-long fight for the English throne. Political unrest and power grabs collide with weak leadership and civil strife as the country fights against the threat of tyranny.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018
Production images are today released for the 50th anniversary production of Arthur Miller's riveting drama The Price at Theatre Royal Bath's Main House where it runs until Saturday 25 August, with opening night for press on Wednesday 15 August. Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season, directs the production starring one of Britain's most celebrated actors, David Suchet, as furniture dealer Gregory Solomon with Olivier Award winning actor Brendan Coyle playing Victor Franz, and television stars Adrian Lukisas Walter Franz and Sara Stewart as Victor's wife, Esther Franz.