Monday, January 17, 2022

Youth theatre group’s Juliet & Romeo gives Shakespeare back his slang by Nadia Khomami

Mark Rylance says Intermission’s radical revamp of Romeo and Juliet will ‘change the face of classical theatre’ A young, majority-black theatre company’s rewriting of Shakespeare wil…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:36AM
Saturday, January 8, 2022

Hope, beauty arise in Speilberg’s dynamic new ‘West Side Story’ film by Alan Smason

By JACK LYONS It is said that with age comes wisdom. It is also said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The eyes of today’s beholders are currently in love with “West Side Story…

SOURCE: TheatreCriticsm.com at 08:17AM
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Candlelight Review: John Patrick Shanley’s West Side Story? by New York Theaterh

In his new Off-Off Broadway play, John Patrick Shanley – Oscar-winner for “Moonstruck,” Tony and Pulitzer winner for “Doubt” – imagines what it would be like if Romeo and Juliet …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 06:26PM

Romeo & Juliet review – Sergei Polunin in swashbuckling form by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Albert Hall, LondonChoreographed by Johan Kobborg, this is an often overblown show but has a divine turn from Alina Cojocaru This vehicle for Ukrainian ballet star Sergei Polunin, crea…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

‘I tell myself: You’re a penis’: Sergei Polunin on drugs, bad tweets – and his Putin chest tattoo by Lyndsey Winship

He walked out of the Royal Ballet and went off the rails. But the bad boy of ballet is now a father with a responsible a new attitude – and he’s even dancing Romeo and Juliet Dancers swe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:48AM
Monday, November 22, 2021

And Breathe dominates Black British theatre awards by Harriet Sherwood Arts and Culture Correspondent

Yomi Ṣode’s one-hander and Regent’s Park production of Romeo and Juliet win four awards each A one-man play about grief and a contemporary version of a Shakespearean classic have domin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:03AM
Monday, October 18, 2021

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo's Romeo and Juliet-Inspired Musical Invincible Eyes Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Grammy-winning artists Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo are at work on Invincible The Musical, a Broadway-bound project that reimagines Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet for the 21st century. Wit…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

L’Heure Exquise review – a Beckettian ballerina buried in pointe shoes by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Opera House, Linbury theatre, LondonMaurice Béjart’s adaptation of Happy Days sees Alessandra Ferri up to her hips in ballet shoes in this sparse, dreamlike work Alessandra Ferri is…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:42AM
Thursday, October 14, 2021

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo’s Musical ‘Invincible’ Gets L.A. Industry Presentation (EXCLUSIVE) by Selome Hailu

“Invincible: The Musical,” a Broadway-targeted show from rockers Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo based on “Romeo and Juliet,” will have an invite-only industry presentation at the Bour…

SOURCE: Variety at 04:54PM
Sunday, October 10, 2021

The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet review – intoxicating, instinctive and full of new detail by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Opera House, LondonFrancesca Hayward and William Bracewell reprise their roles with new partners as they give a fresh feel to one of the Royal Ballet’s most performed works In Michae…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:12AM
Friday, October 8, 2021

10 Dance Performances to See This Fall - The return of NYC Ballet, the Fall for Dance Festival, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and more by Juan Michael Porter Ii

The return of NYC Ballet, the Fall for Dance Festival, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and more Broadway and Off Broadway aren't the only in-person performances that are back. NYC's dance sc…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

R + J | Trailer by Stratford Festival

Enjoy the trailer of R+J, coming to [email protected] on October 7, 2021. Book your virtual access ➡️ https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/WhatsOn/PlaysAndEvents/Production/Virtual-R-J Every …

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:18PM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The stress of being a child stage actor made Maggie Blake physically sick. She wants to make sure no other young person endures that by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Blake served as a youth advocate this summer on the Stratford Festival’s “R+J,” an adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet.” Her role included helping 14-year-old Eponine Lee as Juliet eng…

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 12:49PM
Saturday, September 18, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Eponine Lee and Dante Jemmott by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Eponine Lee and Dante Jemmott, hosted by Katherine Laing. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss R+J, produced in c…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:36PM
Friday, September 17, 2021

Is God Is review – revenge is a dish best served bold by Arifa Akbar

Royal Court, LondonTarantinoesque bloodshed meets Greek tragedy in Aleshea Harris’s daring drama about a voyage of vengeance It is not often that a play manages to resemble a Tarantino fil…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:06AM
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Indecent proposal: the queer Yiddish play that led to an obscenity trial and a Broadway hit by David Jays

At university, director Rebecca Taichman and playwright Paula Vogel were both drawn to Sholem Asch’s 1907 sensation God of Vengeance. Their show about its controversy now hits London Books…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:18AM
Monday, September 13, 2021

ROMEO AND JULIET Balcony Pas de Deux | ABT's Summer Celebration by American Ballet Theatre

Enjoy this excerpt of ROMEO AND JULIET danced by ABT Principal Dancers Cassandra Trenary and Calvin Royal III, part of ABT's Summer Celebration! Watch the full program including an excerpt o…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:06PM
Sunday, September 12, 2021

Romeo + Juliet review – glistens with potential by Sarah Crompton

Birmingham HippodromeMagical movement is weighed down by plot as the Rosie Kay Dance Company graft Shakespeare on to modern Midlands life I worry about the dominance of Shakespeare’s Romeo…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:54AM
Saturday, September 11, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Shakura Dickson and Landon Doak by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Shakura Dickson and Landon Doak, hosted by Katherine Laing. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss this year's prod…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM
Monday, August 30, 2021

Silas Farley's COLLAGE & CREED | ABT's Summer Celebration by American Ballet Theatre

“COLLAGE & CREED explores layers of personal, artistic, and spiritual lineage through the transcendent music of Arvo Pärt and Johann Sebastian Bach.” – Silas Farley Enjoy this excerp…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:54PM

Disney, Britney Spears, Romeo and Juliet, and Karate Kid: The Many Projects of Keone and Mari Madrid

Meet the two choreographer/directors who are taking the theater by storm.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:12AM
Friday, August 27, 2021

12 Shows to See Off Broadway in September - From old favorites to brand-new offerings, here are a dozen promising productions by Raven Snook

From old favorites to brand-new offerings, here are a dozen promising productions beyond Broadway Broadway's been getting a lot of the fanfare as theatre in NYC slowly resumes. But Off-Broa…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Corey Hawkins Tapped to Play Harpo in The Color Purple Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Not unlike Benny in In the Heights, Corey Hawkins is makin' moves and makin' deals. The Tony nominee and In the Heights movie star is eyeing the role of Harpo in Warner Brothers' film retell…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:36PM
Wednesday, August 18, 2021

R + J Behind the Scenes | Stratford Festival 2021 by Stratford Festival

Enjoy some behind the scenes of this year's production of R+J, which has been produced in collaboration with Why Not Theatre. They say that love is blind – and with blindness comes the fr…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:03PM
Monday, August 16, 2021

James Whiteside's CITY OF WOMEN | ABT's Summer Celebration by American Ballet Theatre

“CITY OF WOMEN is about the generational knowledge passed from ballerina to ballerina. I’m amazed by the generosity of these ballerinas who spend their post-stage lives passing down the …

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:31PM
Sunday, August 8, 2021

A mesmerizing and moving ‘R&J’ from Endangered Species (theatre) Project by Terry Byrne

Too many Shakespeare reinventions hang on costume overhauls or time travel. But Endangered Species (theatre) Project’s Romeo and Juliet is not your garden-variety redo. This ambitious gend…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:32AM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

HIGHLIGHTS | ABT's Summer Celebration by American Ballet Theatre

We are excited to share ABT's Summer Celebration with you! Enjoy these highlights and watch the full program on our channel, now available until September 15: https://youtu.be/k47P8muYh2Q T…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:24PM

Romeo and Juliet Reimagined for Today by Sandi Durell

By Carole Di Tosti . . . The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Romeo and Juliet, employing renowned choreographer and director Matthew Bourne’s interpretation, is not to be misse…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:10AM
Thursday, July 15, 2021

ABT's SUMMER CELEBRATION ☀️ by American Ballet Theatre

ABT’s Summer Celebration, hosted by Tony Award winner and ABT Family member Renée Elise Goldsberry, features the famed Romeo and Juliet balcony pas de deux danced by ABT Principal Dancers…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:18PM
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

More West End productions postponed as restrictions are raised by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo West End productions of Romeo and Juliet and Back and Sons have seen more performances postponed under pandemic restrictions. This post More West End productions postponed as…

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 05:48AM
Monday, July 12, 2021

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Cancels Performances of ROMEO AND JULIET Due to Self-Isolation COVID Regulations

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre have today confirmed that, due to covid regulations surrounding self-isolation within the acting Company, they are required to cancel performances of Romeo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:31PM

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