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Star-Studded South African Production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for The FugardStar-Studded South African Production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Set for The Fugard
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

An all South African production of the West End smash hit comedy SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE comes to the Fugard Theatre in 2017 with the best of this country's acting talent. This South African premiere is a Fugard Theatre production presented by Eric Abraham. (more...)
THE TEMPEST, Featuring Musicians from Kidznotes, to Play Raleigh Little TheatreTHE TEMPEST, Featuring Musicians from Kidznotes, to Play Raleigh Little Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2017

The Public Works project of The Public Theater in NYC presented its first play in 2013, showcasing 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs, who shared the stage with professional actors and community partners. Now, this 90 minute musical version of an epic Shakespearean drama will be on stage for the first time in North Carolina as the culmination of Raleigh Little Theatre's Teens on Stage / Teens Backstage summer conservatory next month. 'The Tempest' is directed by Patrick Torres, Raleigh Little Theatre's Artistic Director. (more...)
BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at the Stratford Festival is Full of HeartBWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at the Stratford Festival is Full of Heart
by Lauren Gienow - June 8, 2016

The North American premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE opened on Saturday night at the Stratford Festival's Avon Theatre. This feel-good production is full of hilarious characters, stunning costumes, and clever references to the works of William Shakespeare. Most of all, though, it is full of heart. (more...)
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Pre-Sale Now Underway at Stratford FestivalSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Pre-Sale Now Underway at Stratford Festival
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2015

Tickets to the Stratford Festival's North American premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE are now on pre-sale. (more...)
Stratford Festival Sets Cast for 2016 North American Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEStratford Festival Sets Cast for 2016 North American Premiere of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2015

 Can a play show us the very truth and nature of the world's greatest playwright? As the Bard's legacy is celebrated around the globe in 2016 with Shakespeare 400, the boisterous new comedy Shakespeare in Love takes a glorious stab at doing just that. But with little known of Shakespeare beyond the dates of his birth and death - both April 23 - the fun is all in the imagining. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Orlando James & Eve Ponsonby in West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEPhoto Flash: First Look at Orlando James & Eve Ponsonby in West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

The critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare in Love has today released production pictures of the new cast which took over at London's Noel Coward Theatre on 12 January 2015. Check them out below! (more...)
Laurel Mill Playhouse Presents COMEDY OF ERRORS, Now thru 2/1Laurel Mill Playhouse Presents COMEDY OF ERRORS, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

The Laurel Mill Playhouse, located at 508 Main Street in historic Laurel, MD., presents Comedy of Errors. Directed by Joshua McKerrow, produced by Diana and Larry Simmons and executively produced by Maureen Rogers, This Shakespearean play opens today, January 16, 2015. (more...)
West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Sets New Education ProgramWest End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Sets New Education Program
by BWW News Desk - October 1, 2014

Adapted from the Academy-Award winning 1998 film, Shakespeare in Love tells the imaginary story of how a young William Shakespeare was inspired to write the greatest love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet. In addition to transporting audiences to Elizabethan London and the famous Rose Theatre, the story also brings to life real-life historic and literary figures including Queen Elizabeth, Christopher Marlowe, Richard Burbage and Edmund Tilney. (more...)
West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Extends Through January!West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Extends Through January!
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2014

The critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare in Love announced today that it has extended its booking period to 10 January 2015. The production is extending its run due to popular demand, releasing almost 76,000 extra tickets. Tickets will go on sale to the general public from 1 September. (more...)
West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Heading to Broadway for 2015-16 Season?West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Heading to Broadway for 2015-16 Season?
by Movies News Desk - August 19, 2014

It appears that the show is still on track to arrive in New York in time for the 2015-16 season. (more...)
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Gala Performance Benefits Two Charities TonightSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Gala Performance Benefits Two Charities Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2014

The Walt Disney Company and Sonia Friedman Productions previously announced that a Gala Performance of the stage production of Shakespeare in Love would be held at the Noel Coward Theatre in aid of The Rose Theatre Trust and Chickenshed Theatre. (more...)
Review Roundup: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE in the West EndReview Roundup: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE in the West End
by Review Roundups - July 23, 2014

Shakespeare in Love is celebrating its world premiere at the Noel Coward Theatre tonight, 23 July 2014, bringing together one of the largest companies ever assembled -- 28 actors and musicians, plus two dogs -- for a play in the West End. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Premieres Tonight in the West EndSHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Premieres Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2014

Shakespeare in Love has its world premiere at the Noel Coward Theatre tonight, 23 July 2014, bringing together one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End. The 28-strong cast includes a number of young actors and actor-musicians who will be making their professional debuts. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 18, 2014

Produced by Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions and based on the Academy Award®-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot). Featuring a company of 28 actors and musicians, one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End, and a dog, this new play will be directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod, the driving force behind the world-renowned theatre company, Cheek by Jowl. The new play, which opens on July 23, is currently playing at the Noel Coward Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEPhoto Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - July 7, 2014

Shakespeare in Love has its world premiere at the Noel Coward Theatre on Wednesday 23 July 2014, with previews from 2 July, bringing together one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End. The 28-strong cast includes a number of young actors and actor-musicians who will be making their professional debuts. Check out a first look below! (more...)
Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen to Star in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Stage Adaptation, Begins TodayTom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen to Star in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Stage Adaptation, Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - July 2, 2014

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE is coming to the stage and has found its leading players. According to the Daily Mail, Tom Bateman will star as William Shakespeare opposite Lucy Briggs-Owen as Viola de Lesseps in the upcoming West End adaptation by Lee Hall. (more...)
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Gala Performance Benefits Two Charities, July 24SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Gala Performance Benefits Two Charities, July 24
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2014

The Walt Disney Company and Sonia Friedman Productions have today announced that a Gala Performance of the stage production of Shakespeare in Love will be held at the Noel Coward Theatre in aid of The Rose Theatre Trust and Chickenshed Theatre. (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Company of West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE!Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Company of West End's SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Rehearsals began this week for the World Premiere stage adaptation of Shakespeare in Love, bringing together one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End. The 28-strong cast includes a number of young actors and actor-musicians who will be making their professional debuts. (more...)
2014 Tony Nominees React - Paul Chahidi - Rehearsing SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE2014 Tony Nominees React - Paul Chahidi - Rehearsing SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2014

Paul Chahidi, Twelfth Night - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (more...)
Ian Bartholomew, Anna Carteret Among Cast of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE World Premiere ProductionIan Bartholomew, Anna Carteret Among Cast of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE World Premiere Production
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2014

Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce casting for the forthcoming stage production of Shakespeare in Love. The announcement coincides with the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth. (more...)
Tom Bateman, Lucy Briggs-Owen to Star in West End-Bound SHAKESPEARE IN LOVETom Bateman, Lucy Briggs-Owen to Star in West End-Bound SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions are delighted to announce casting for the roles of star-crossed lovers Will Shakespeare and Viola De Lesseps in the forthcoming stage production of Shakespeare in Love. Tom Bateman will play Will Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen will play Viola De Lesseps. (more...)
Tom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen to Star in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Stage Adaptation, Beg. July 2 in LondonTom Bateman and Lucy Briggs-Owen to Star in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Stage Adaptation, Beg. July 2 in London
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE is coming to the stage and has found its leading players. According to the Daily Mail, Tom Bateman will star as William Shakespeare opposite Lucy Briggs-Owen as Viola de Lesseps in the upcoming West End adaptation by Lee Hall. (more...)
Breaking News: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE to Premiere on Stage at London's Noel Coward Theatre, Summer 2014Breaking News: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE to Premiere on Stage at London's Noel Coward Theatre, Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2013

The stage premiere of Shakespeare in Love will open at London's Noel Coward Theatre in the summer of 2014. This new play will be adapted for the stage by Lee Hall from the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard. Declan Donnellan will direct and the production will be designed by Nick Ormerod. Shakespeare in Love will be produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions. (more...)
Disney Prepping HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME,  FATHER OF THE BRIDE, FREAKY FRIDAY, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More For the Stage!Disney Prepping HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, FATHER OF THE BRIDE, FREAKY FRIDAY, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More For the Stage!
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2013

Last week BroadwayWorld reported that Disney Theatrical Productions has been experimenting with bringing a live stage version of THE MUPPETS to Broadway, but according to the New York Times, that's not the only project in the works. Many other shows based on animated Disney classics are being created for the stage including THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Peter Parnell and direction by Scott Schwartz), for which a table reading was recently held. It was announced several year ago that stage adaptations of DUMBO (direction by Stephen Daldry), and Tim Burton's version of ALICE IN WONDERLAND (direction by Rob Ashford) were in the works, though no new information has been released recently on either project. (more...)
Director Matthew Warchus Leaves SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE West End Stage AdaptationDirector Matthew Warchus Leaves SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE West End Stage Adaptation
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2012

According to the Daily Mail, director Matthew Warchus has left the in-the-works West End adaptation of the Oscar-winning film Shakespeare in Love. The production now begins the search for a new director. (more...)

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