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Fiasco's TWELFTH NIGHT Opens Tonight at Classic Stage CompanyFiasco's TWELFTH NIGHT Opens Tonight at Classic Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2017

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, presents Fiasco Theater's Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare, at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Saturday, January 6. The official press opening is tonight, December 14. (more...)
A Shakespeare Gift for the Holidays: SHAKESPEARE HIS WIFE AND THE DOG at The Broad StageA Shakespeare Gift for the Holidays: SHAKESPEARE HIS WIFE AND THE DOG at The Broad Stage
by Ellen Dostal - December 13, 2017

Here's a holiday gift Shakespeare fans will love Discount Tickets for SHAKESPEARE HIS WIFE AND THE DOG, coming to the Broad Stage January 18 28, 2018. This new comedy by Philip Whitchurch runs an hour and 3 minutes with no intermission and it looks terrific! (more...)
Photo Flash: Michael Urie and More in Rehearsal for HAMLET at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Michael Urie and More in Rehearsal for HAMLET at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Urie and the company in rehearsal below! (more...)
Hamlet Isn't Dead Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Starting TonightHamlet Isn't Dead Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 9, 2017

Hamlet Isn't Dead will present William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, tonight, December 9, through December 16, 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Public's Mobile Unit 'WINTER'S TALE' Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: The Public's Mobile Unit 'WINTER'S TALE' Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - December 1, 2017

The Public Theater opened the MOBILE UNIT's production of THE WINTER'S TALE last night, November 30, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)
Fiasco's TWELFTH NIGHT Begins Tonight at Classic Stage CompanyFiasco's TWELFTH NIGHT Begins Tonight at Classic Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2017

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Doyle and Executive Producer Jeff Griffin, presents Fiasco Theater's Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare, beginning performances tonight, November 29 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement through Saturday, January 6. The official press opening is Thursday, December 14. (more...)
Photo Flash: James Earl Jones, Sam Waterston and F. Murray Abraham Chat KING LEAR at The Public TheaterPhoto Flash: James Earl Jones, Sam Waterston and F. Murray Abraham Chat KING LEAR at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017

The 2017 Fall line-up of PUBLIC SHAKESPEARE INITIATIVE continued last night, November 27th, with PUBLIC SHAKESPEARE TALKS: EYELESS RAGE-ANGER IN KING LEAR, a conversation about anger-noble, destructive, cleansing, and clarifying-in Shakespeare's tragedy of ungoverned rage and its consequences, King Lear. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)
The Fern Shakespeare Company to Present Shakespeare's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONAThe Fern Shakespeare Company to Present Shakespeare's THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2017

Love, and a bit with a dog. Is all really fair in love and war? Shakespeare tackles this age old question in his first comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona. (more...)
BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT at Shakespeare Theatre CompanyBWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Pamela Roberts - November 23, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company's TWELFTH NIGHT is a fresh look at a familiar story a bit darker with less over-the-top mirth. It is well worth revisiting Shakespeare's comedy for a new take on the familiar story. (more...)
Icarus Theatre Collective to Take THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH on TourIcarus Theatre Collective to Take THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH on Tour
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2017

Icarus Theatre Collective, with Millenium Forum, Derry, present The Tragedy of Macbeth - Shakespeare for the Game of Thrones generation. An international tour will run January - April 2018. Scroll down for dates! (more...)
Child's Play NY to Host Series of Shakespeare WorkshopsChild's Play NY to Host Series of Shakespeare Workshops
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2017

Child's Play NY announces a new series of workshops that use Shakespeare plays to illuminate Social Emotional Learning (SEL). This new program marks the first production featuring Child's Play NY's impressive roster of classically trained teaching artists. (more...)
'RIP VAN WINKLE' Premiere, THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Headline Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival's 2018 Season'RIP VAN WINKLE' Premiere, THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD Headline Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2017

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete lineup for the 2018 summer season. (more...)
Hamlet Isn't Dead to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSORHamlet Isn't Dead to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2017

Hamlet Isn't Dead will present William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, December 9-16, 2017. (more...)
AS YOU LIKE IT Headlines Shakespeare & Company's 2018 Shakespeare LineupAS YOU LIKE IT Headlines Shakespeare & Company's 2018 Shakespeare Lineup
by BWW News Desk - November 8, 2017

Shakespeare & Company has announced its Shakespeare lineup for the 2018 summer season. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Managing Director Adam Davis, the season will include three Shakespeare plays: Macbeth directed by Melia Bensussen, As You Like It directed by Allyn Burrows, and Love's Labor's Lost directed by Kelly Galvin. Season FLEXPasses go on sale this afternoon. (more...)
Michael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre CompanyMichael Urie-Led HAMLET Finds Full Cast at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - November 7, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) announces the cast and creative team for Hamlet, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince. Shakespeare's most celebrated tragedy will run January 16-February 25, 2018 at Sidney Harman Hall. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Devil You Know's MACBETH at The Bussey Building in PeckhamPhoto Flash: First Look at Devil You Know's MACBETH at The Bussey Building in Peckham
by BWW News Desk - November 3, 2017

Devil You Know Theatre Company presents a thrilling new version of one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies, charting the bloody rise and downfall of the legendary warrior Macbeth. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at ROMEO AND JULIET at Westport Country PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at ROMEO AND JULIET at Westport Country Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2017

'Romeo and Juliet,' William Shakespeare's classic love story, with a cast of 20, period costuming, sword fights, and scenic design by a Tony Award winner, will be directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Mark Lamos at Westport Country Playhouse, now through November 19. This is the first time the beloved play has been produced in the history of the Playhouse's 87 seasons. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
American Stage to Present Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGAmerican Stage to Present Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - November 1, 2017

American Stage continues its 2017-18 Season 'WE THE PEOPLE' with the original romantic comedy, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING by William Shakespeare and directed by Benjamin T. Ismail. (more...)
Jack O'Brien, Oskar Eustis and Evan Yionoulis Set for Westport Country Playhouse's Directors' ForumJack O'Brien, Oskar Eustis and Evan Yionoulis Set for Westport Country Playhouse's Directors' Forum
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse will host a Directors' Forum featuring directors Jack O'Brien, three-time Tony Award winner and former artistic director of The Old Globe; Oskar Eustis, artistic director of The Public Theater and Shakespeare in the Park; and Evan Yionoulis, Obie Award winner and professor at Yale School of Drama, on Sunday, November 12, at 5:45 p.m., following the 3 p.m. performance of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' (more...)
The Public Theater's Free MOBILE UNIT Tour Returns Today with THE WINTER'S TALEThe Public Theater's Free MOBILE UNIT Tour Returns Today with THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - November 1, 2017

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater is mounting its MOBILE UNIT again this fall with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, directed by Lee Sunday Evans. (more...)
National Theatre's MACBETH to Tour to Schools in Doncaster, London, Sunderland & WakefieldNational Theatre's MACBETH to Tour to Schools in Doncaster, London, Sunderland & Wakefield
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2017

Following a successful tour to schools and performances in the Dorfman theatre earlier this year, in which nearly 5,000 students saw Macbeth, the production now begins a tour this week to a further 31 schools and colleges across Doncaster, London, Sunderland and Wakefield. (more...)
No Name Collective Stages MACBETH in Brooklyn Navy Yard WarehouseNo Name Collective Stages MACBETH in Brooklyn Navy Yard Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2017

The No Name Collective, an emerging classics troupe, presents a novel interpretation of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' for eight performances only, tonight, October 31 to November 5, at The Yard, a warehouse space located at 16 Waverly Ave., Brooklyn Navy Yard. (more...)
Denton Community Theatre to Present RICHARD III This FallDenton Community Theatre to Present RICHARD III This Fall
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2017

'Now is the winter of our discontent...' Denton Community Theatre (DCT) will present Richard III, by William Shakespeare. (more...)
USM Department of Theatre to Explore Identity with Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHTUSM Department of Theatre to Explore Identity with Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2017

The Department of Theatre at the University of Southern Maine will continue its year-long exploration of the theme of 'identity' with 'Twelfth Night (or What You Will),' by William Shakespeare. (more...)
Chase What Flies to Explore Personhood & Power in RICHARD IIChase What Flies to Explore Personhood & Power in RICHARD II
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2017

Fresh from their celebrated and sold-out run of Cymbeline last November, LA's newest classical theatre ensemble, Chase What Flies, presents William Shakespeare's RICHARD the SECOND, a timely tale of misrule and rebellion, performed at Hollywood's Studio/Stage Theatre, November 17th-December 3rd. (more...)

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