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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 - Dec 20, 2018
Lucas Hnath'sÂ A Doll's House, Part 2Â produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF runs from January 2 - February 3, 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 - Feb 13, 2018
Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents William Shakespeare's comedyÂ Twelfth NightÂ February 21 - March 23, 2018Â in the Margeson Theater. Performed in traditional Elizabethan style by an all-male cast,Â Twelfth NightÂ will play in repertory withÂ Shakespeare in Love. Tickets ($25 - $50) to both productions are available now by callingÂ (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visitingÂ www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017
New York: Victor L. Cahn's Romantic Trapezoid will get its world premiere directed by Alberto Bonilla at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre. The show will begin performances on November 4, and open on November 8, running through November 25, 2017 at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42 Street). Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017
Hip to Hip Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Jason Marr is in their final week of performances. Five remaining shows are scheduled for Manhattan, Queens, and Southampton. Now in its eleventh season, Hip to Hip will end their 2017 tour with a performance of Henry IV onÂ Saturday, August 19th at 7:30 pmÂ in Southampton.Â
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017
On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women:Â Carol Hall,Â Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz,Â Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes andÂ Emily Simoness.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory (BSF), working closely with world-renowned dialect and original pronunciation (OP) expert Paul Meier, will open its 2017 season with an historic production of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, March 31 through April 23 at The Great Hall at St. Mary's Community Center. BSF's presentation will be the very first time that modern audiences will be able to hear Antony and Cleopatra spoken the way Shakespeare's audiences would have heard it when it was first performed in the early 1600s.
BWW REVIEW: SUPERHAL Combines Shakespeare And ComicCon In An Effort To Connect With A Younger Audience
by Jade Kops - Mar 10, 2017
Two seemingly disparate worlds collide as a Shakespeare combines with ComicCon in an endeavor to engage a younger audience.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017
Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the third show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, CHAPATTI, written by Christian O'Reilly and directed by David Ellenstein, based on the direction of Judith Ivey. "I just fell in love with this play and the beautiful and quirky love story at its center.Â I think our audiences are about to fall in love with it too," says Wareham.Â CHAPATTI will begin previews on Wednesday, January 11; will open on Sunday, January 15 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, January 29, 2016 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016
Hamlet Isn't Dead presents The Merchant of Venice, directed by Artistic Director David Andrew Laws. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and multi-year history cycle with 'HENRY VI: The Wars of the Roses, Part 1' by William Shakespeare. This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips. This production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Darnell Pierre Benjamin at King HENRY VI. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its season and multi-year history cycle with "Henry V" by William Shakespeare.Â This production is directed by CSC Producing Artistic Director, Brian Isaac Phillips.Â This production features Cincinnati Shakespeare's Resident Ensemble members including Justin McCombs as he returns to the stage to continue the journey of Henry V that he started as Prince Hal last season.Â
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014
Westport Country Playhouse stages the sexy and suspenseful story of love, lies, and blackmail, 'Nora,' now through August 2, adapted by Academy Award-winning director/writer Ingmar Bergman from Henrik Ibsen's masterwork, 'A Doll's House.' Directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director, the work is translated by Frederick J. Marker and Lise-Lone Marker. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati's stage for the classics, is proud to present William Shakespeare's 'Henry IV: Part 1 & 2', playing now through April 19, 2014. This production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Producing Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips and features CSC Resident Ensemble Members Jim Hopkins, Justin McCombs and Matthew Lewis Johnson. Scroll down to check out some photos from the production!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013
Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents Cyrano de Bergerac, launching the Theater's 2013-2014 Season. CST's new production of Edmond Rostand's timeless classic, adapted and translated by Anthony Burgess, marks the return to CST of director Penny Metropulos and film and stage actor Harry Groener, the duo behind the Theater's award-winning 2011 production of The Madness of George III. Featuring some of the most romantic and witty verse written for the stage, Cyrano de Bergerac is a poignant and entertaining homage to poetry, love and panache which will run in CST's Courtyard Theater now through November 10, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati's stage for the classics, presents William Shakespeare's poetic history 'Richard II', playing from tonight, January 11- February 3, 2013. This production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Producing Artistic Director Brian Isaac Phillips and features CSC Resident Ensemble Members Giles Davies, Jim Hopkins and Brent Vimtrup. Get a first look at the show in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011
On Sunday, May 29 Resonance Ensemble opened its 'Where There's a Will' which includes the world premiere of SHAKESPEARE'S SLAVE by Steven Fechter, directed by Eric Parness and H4, William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 & 2, adapted by Michael Chmiel, Allegra Libonati, Michael Nathanson and Brian Silliman, directed by Allegra Libonati.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2010
Former Ashland Associate Artistic Director Penny Metropulos and veteran performer Joseph Graves will pick up the gauntlet thrown by adaptors Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson and spin the western world's oldest yarn into a freshly riveting tale in An Iliad, launching a thousand ships this Fall in the Ellyn Bye Studio. An Iliad previews on Tuesday September 28th, opens on Friday, October 1st, and runs Tuesday through Sunday through November 21st.