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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 Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 25, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group just celebratedÂ Opening Night for this rare revival of Shaw's beloved almost historical comedy Caesar & Cleopatra last night, September 24th at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues). This limited Off-Broadway engagement, now in previews, will continue through October 12th only.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh along with partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, and new partner Leeds Playhouse, are delighted to announce the cast for the remount of the critically-acclaimed Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented in close collaboration with partners of the original production, Tron Theatre and Blood of the Young.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh along with partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, and new partner Leeds Playhouse, present Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented in close collaboration with partners of the original production, Tron Theatre and Blood of the Young.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 6, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group will soon present a rare revival of Shaw's beloved almost historical comedy Caesar and Cleopatra, which will begin a limited Off-Broadway engagement on Tuesday September 3rd at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through October 12th only. Opening Night is set for Sunday September 24th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019
The Watermill Theatre presents Kiss Me, Kate.
by Fred Kaufman - Jul 15, 2019
Why should any audience today be offended by William Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
The Watermill Theatre today announced the full ensemble cast of actormusicians for Paul Hart's production of Kiss Me, Kate.
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 Amanda Prahl - Jun 12, 2019
It's another op'nin' of another version of Kiss Me, Kate, the iconic Cole Porter musical that adds a sassy, meta-theatrical, mid-century twist to Shakespeare's battle of the sexes The Taming of the Shrew. With an all-star cast, the cast recording of Roundabout's latest revival has little in the way of surprise or novelty, but plenty of talent along the way.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
Will Petruchio jack it all in and stay a bachelor? Will Kate be tamed or tanked? Sh!t-faced ShakespeareÂ® returns to Leicester Square Theatre with their drunken antics and drunken actors to tell the tale of a shrew who turns from tempestuous to tamed, probably. With one genuinely inebriated actor every night, The Taming of the Shrew features cross dressing, food fights, a highly underwhelming horse, one too many bum cheeks and more twisted gender politics than you can shake a fawning fat-skinned fustilarian at!
by Roy Berko - Apr 1, 2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2019
The only thing that stands between Bianca and a bevy of eligible suitors is her quick-tempered, elder sister Katherina. That is until fortune-hunting Petruchio takes up the challenge to "tame" Kate and make her his wife. A madcap marriage and much mayhem ensues in a beguiling battle of wits and wills between the sexes which ultimately reveals an unlikely romance. Can love tame a shrewish heart and surprise an unbridled bachelor?Â
by Roy Berko - Feb 18, 2019
Agatha Christie, the 'Queen of Crime,' was a British writer of murder mysteries, noted for creating plays, books and short stories. They not only contained intriguing plot twists, which centered on scandalous murders, elaborate twists and turns, but revealed basic 'truths' that are not what they seem.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019
TheÂ Royal Shakespeare CompanyÂ have released the first images ofÂ Elliot HarperÂ as Miss Trunchbull inÂ Matilda The Musical'sÂ UK and Ireland tour, check them out below!
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 - Nov 20, 2018
Sheffield Theatres presents Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's production of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and adapted by Jim Helsinger runs from November 28 - December 30, 2018. 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 BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018
Secret deals. Threats of mass destruction. Shifting loyalties.Â Folger TheatreÂ follows its sold-out run of Macbeth with King John, Shakespeare's rarely performed history play chronicling King John's turbulent reign from 1199 to 1216.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018
Avant Bard presents the world premiere of ILLYRIA, or What You Will, freely adapted from Twelfth Night by Jonelle Walker and Mitchell Hebert, and directed by Mitchell Hebert.