Wednesday, December 12, 2018

National Ballet of Canada’s Guillaume Côté will become first Quebec artist to dance with the Bolshoi Ballet by Debra Yeo - Toronto Star

Côté will perform Romeo in Alexei Ratmansky’s Romeo and Juliet, a role he originated for the Canadian company.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

BWW Interview: Stevie Basaula on his first RSC SEASON by Rona Kelly

The Royal Shakespeare Company brings their latest season to the Barbican this Winter, made up of Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth and The Merry Wives of Winter. A number of the cast appear in one o…

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Mandi Masden & McKinley Belcher III to Lead New York Premiere The Light at MCC Theater's New Venue by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has announced McKinley Belcher III and Mandi Masden as stars of The Light, a two-hander by Loy A. Webb (His Shadow) set to make its New York premiere in 2019. …

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“Eve of Humanity” at Palais de Chaillot, Paris by Blouin Artinfo

Numerous artists congregate for an event to be directed by Anne-Laure Liegeois, to commemorate seven decades of the UN Charter, at Paris' Palais de Chaillot on December 10, 2018.It was on De…

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Royal Ballet: The Unknown Soldier / Infra / Symphony in C review – bittersweet beauty by Lyndsey Winship

Royal Opera House, LondonAlastair Marriott’s evocation of conflict is caught between gracefulness and tragedy while Wayne McGregor and George Balanchine still shine‘He was lying there in…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

New Adventures Announces Full Cast For Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET by BroadwayWorld

New Adventures is delighted to announce full casting for the world premiere of Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET opening at Curve, Leicester on Monday 13 May 2019, as part of a UK tour to 13…

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Layla and Majnun review – to hell and Baku with Mark Morris by Luke Jennings

Sadler’s Wells, LondonMorris’s dancers are consigned to margins as the Silkroad Ensemble and two of Azerbaijan’s greatest singers conjure lovelorn drama centre stageLayla and Majnun, a…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Why I'm riffing on Layla: Yo-Yo Ma on rebooting the lovers who inspired Clapton by Judith Mackrell

It is the ‘Persian Romeo and Juliet’ – a hokey old work full of paper beards, corny wedding tunes and lots of camels. So why has the great cellist teamed up with choreographer Mark Mor…

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Monday, November 12, 2018

“Petrushka” at Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow by Blouin Artinfo

“Petrushka” will be on stage from November 20 through November 24, 2018, at Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow. Igor Stravinsky is the composer of the opera.It is a ballet presented in one-act. “…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Review: Romeo and Juliet, The Barbican by Suzannah Ball

Welcome to the Romeo and Juliet trendy infusion. The contemporary spin on the ever-tragic teenage love story is a fun and light-hearted adaptation of the stilted and traditional original, un…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

A fresh, urgent Romeo and Juliet at the Barbican, London

Everyone is in a hurry in Erica Whyman’s rough and volatile staging

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Romeo and Juliet, Barbican review - plenty of action but not enough words by Alexandra.coghlan

Erica Whyman's RSC production finds youthful energy but not clarityIt’s clear from the start – from a Prologue that quickly dissolves familiar rhythms and words into a Babel of clam…

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BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET, Barbican by Rona Kelly

Grounded in the text with clear intentions from the director and actors, Erica Whyman'sRomeo and Juliet feels like you're hearing the play anew.

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RSC’s “Romeo and Juliet” at Barbican Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

“Romeo and Juliet,” a new play by Erica Whyman is a contemporary telling of William Shakespeare’s eternal tale of love. The production opens on November 2, 2018 and runs through Januar…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

BWW Interview: Charlotte Josephine Talks ROMEO AND JULIET by Rona Kelly

Actress and writer Charlotte Josephine features in her first season for the Royal Shakespeare Company, playing Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet.Catching up on the first day of rehearsals for the…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

‘The Tragedy of King Richard the Second’ at Almeida Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

A production of William Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of King Richard the Second” will be staged at Almeida Theatre, London, from December 10, 2018 through February 2, 2019.Directed by Jo…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Come From Away's Alex Finke & Moulin Rouge Alum Joe Carroll Tie the Knot by Andy Lefkowitz

Big news for a pair of Broadway favorites! Come From Away standout Alex Finke recent Moulin Rouge player Joe Carroll were married on October 21, 2018. The pair was engaged in December 2017. …

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Constantine Maroulis & James Valenti Join ROCKTOPIA Tour by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award Nominee and 'American Idol' finalist Constantine Maroulis Rock of Ages, Jekyll amp Hyde and acclaimed Metropolitan Opera tenor James Valenti Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Romeo and Jul…

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Production news round-up: Barber Shop Chronicles announces UK tour and Matthew Bourne to reimagine Romeo and Juliet by Giverny Masso

Plays Inua Ellams’ play Barber Shop Chronicles is to tour the UK in Spring 2019. It opens at Manchester’s Royal Exchange on

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What if Romeo and Juliet … remixes the Bard and makes a mess by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

The star-crossed lovers at the heart of Shakespeare’s tragedy get a second chance to put things right — or do they? — in new production at Young People’s Theatre.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet UK Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo New Adventure has announced that Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet UK Tour will start at the Curve Leicester in May 2019. This post Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Jul…

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World premiere of Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet to tour UK by Giverny Masso

Matthew Bourne is to reimagine Romeo and Juliet for a UK tour, his company New Adventures has announced. The tour opens at

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World Premiere Of Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET Announced by BroadwayWorld

New Adventures has announced the world premiere of Matthew Bourne's ROMEO AND JULIET opening at Curve, Leicester on Monday 13 May 2019, as part of a UK tour to 13 venues including a four-wee…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Spotlight On...Deya Danielle Drake by Michael Block

Name: Deya Danielle DrakeHometown: Oh boy! We moved a lot growing up so this has always been a tough question to answer.  I was born in Carson City, Nevada and then spent time in Texas,…

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Ansel Elgort Will Play Tony in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story Film Remake by

Something’s coming, something good for film fave Ansel Elgort. The Hollywood star has been cast as Tony in Steven Spielberg’s new big screen adaptation of West Side Story, accord…

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Previous experiments from this adventurous theater group helmed by artistic director Eric Tucker include two versions of Twelfth Night performed in repertory, Hamlet and Saint Joan performed…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

'Tchaikovsky’s Cello Favourites' at Sydney Opera House by Blouin Artinfo

"Of all the string instruments the cello is closest to the expression of the human voice and of all the composers Tchaikovsky speaks most directly to the heart. In this concert they come tog…

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Elizabeth A. Davis & More to Join Raul Esparza in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented group of stars have signed on to appear in Classic Stage Company's upcoming production of Bertolt Brecht’s The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Tony winner and CSC Artistic…

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Uncle Romeo Vanya Juliet by Jk Clarke

    by JK Clarke   Bedlam Theater Company, for reasons that do not become apparent during the play (or after, in contemplation), has combined Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya with …

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Dustin Charles by Zack Calhoon

Dustin Charles-NYC Theatre: Goodbody at 59E59, The Gorges Motel at The Barrow Group & NYC International Fringe Fest, Anonymous, Anonymous at NYC Fringe, Tartuffe 2015 with 3DayHangover. …

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People You Should Know . . . Alex Morf by Zack Calhoon

ALEX MORF-Broadway: Of Mice and Men; National Tours: War Horse (Albert Naracott); Off-Broadway: Women Beware Women (Red Bull); Incident at Vichy (Signature) Regional: The Rainmaker, Gov…

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