Monday, May 14, 2018

Additional Casting Announced for “Cafe Society Swing” at Theatre Royal Stratford East, London by Blouin Artinfo

Additional casting was recently announced, through an official release, for “Cafe Society Swing” to be on stage at Theatre Royal Stratford East, London.Written by Alex Webb, the show is …

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe On Tour To Various Venues Across the World by Blouin Artinfo

Shakespeare's Globe’s three plays written by William Shakespeare will be on tour to various venues across the world. The three plays are The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, and The Mer…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Nick Dillenburg & David Aaron Baker Complete the Cast of Tracy Letts' Mary Page Marlowe by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the New York premiere of Mary Page Marlowe, a play by Tony and Pulitzer winner Tracy Letts. Lila Neugebauer directs the production, slated to begin previews on June 1…

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

‘Hysterical from start to finish’: SHIT-FACED SHAKESPEARE: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE – Leicester Square Theatre ❤❤❤❤ by Emma Clarendon

Actors being completely inebriated is probably not what you expect when you go to see a Shakespeare play. However, Shitfaced Shakespeare’s production of The Merchant of Venice is entirely …

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Monday, April 23, 2018

‘Guaranteed to never see the same show twice’: SHIT-FACED SHAKESPEARE: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE – Leicester Square Theatre ★★★★★ by Debbie Gilpin

Shakespearean silliness continues to entertain, as drunkenness diverts Shylock’s scheming in Shit-faced Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

McKellen's Coat, Tennant's Trousers and Dench's Doublet on Auction at RSC by Blouin Artinfo

RSC announces the auction of outfits worn by Sinéad Cusack, Susannah York, and Patrick Stewart on eBay to raise money for the costume workshop at Royal Shakespeare Company. The auction will…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Macbeth by Jo Nesbø review – Shakespeare reimagined by Steven Poole

Scandinavia’s king of crime turns the tragedy into a deliciously oppressive page-turnerThe Hogarth Shakespeare project invites modern novelists to reimagine some of his most celebrated pla…

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Competition: Win tickets to see Shit-faced Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice at Leicester Square Theatre by The Stage

The smash-hit, internationally acclaimed, award-winning, multi sell-out fringe phenomenon is back in London with two new shows for 2018: The Merchant of Venice and

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Shakespeare’s Originality by John Kerrigan review – what the Bard pilfered and changed by John Mullan

Shakespeare inhabited a literary culture in which imitation was applauded. This erudite study teases out his alchemical transformations of what he had read or seenFor a long time, the sedulo…

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Sh*t-faced Shakespeare Presents THE MERCHANT OF VENICE by BroadwayWorld

The multi sell-out fringe phenomenon is back in London for 2018 with two new shows kicking off with The Merchant of Venice 18th April - 2nd June. Critically lauded and occasionally lambasted…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Casting For Summer 2018 Tour by BroadwayWorld

Shakespeare's Globe announces full casting for its 2018 tour, directed by Brendan O'Hea. From 7 May, a company of eight actors will embark on a national and international tour of Twelfth Nig…

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Stars Announced to Join Tom Hollander in Broadway's Travesties by

Casting has been announced for Travesties. As previously announced, Tom Hollander is set to star in Tom Stoppard's drama. He will be joined by Peter McDonald as James Joyce, Seth Nu…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tony Nominee & The Cosby Show Star Earle Hyman Has Died by Lindsey Sullivan

Screen and stage star Earle Hyman passed away on November 17 at age 91. Known for playing Bill Cosby's father on The Cosby Show, Hyman had numerous Broadway and off-Broadway credits…

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Shit-faced Shakespeare return in 2018 with two new productions by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Shit-faced Shakespeare return in 2018 with Romeo and Juliet and The Merchant Of Venice at London's Leicester Square Theatre. This post Shit-faced Shakespeare return in 2018 w…

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Bell Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Sydney Opera House by Blouin Artinfo

Sydney Opera House presents Bell Shakespeare’s new production of “The Merchant of Venice,” directed by Anne-Louise Sarks. Jessica Tovey confesses to being a theater nerd and a fan…

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Appreciation of Peter Hall by Stephen Unwind by Admin

This was a man who loved words, the exact turn of the phrase, its cadence and where the stress falls, whether in Shakespeare or Pinter, Beckett or Stoppard, and his commitment to the nuance …

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Coriolanus/Dido, Queen of Carthage review – Shakespeare and Marlowe do battle by Michael Billington

Royal Shakespeare theatre/The Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon This well-matched pair of tragedies in the RSC’s Rome season give us strong images, unforgettable lines, probing psychology – and …

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Livestreaming Roundtable Discussion about The Merchant of Venice at Montclair State University—Sat, Sept 23, 2017 by (thea)

By HowlRound TV. The Office of Arts and Cultural Programming at Montclair State University hosts a Roundtable Discussion about The Merchant of Venice, livestreaming on the global, commons-ba…

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Gotta 'Like It' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The 1950 Broadway production of As You Like It, with Katherine Hepburn as Rosalind/Ganymede. Tonight I'm taking my eight-year-old son to see his first Shakespeare: Public Works' adaptat…

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Friday, July 21, 2017

The Merchant of Venice, Royal Opera House, London — a many-layered opera

Keith Warner’s production adds visual brilliance to Andrė Tchaikovsky’s gritty, hard-working music

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Merchant of Venice review at Royal Opera House, London – ‘incisively played’ by Inge Kjemtrup

Exactly why composer Andre Tchaikowsky – gay, Jewish and depressive – chose The Merchant of Venice, with its heavy-handed anti-Semitism, as the

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Merchant Of Venice by Arts Review

In her first production with Bell Shakespeare, acclaimed theatre director Anne-Louise Sarks will present a new, contemporary production of the Shakespeare classic, The Merchant Of Venice at …

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

‘Richard III’ at BAM Harvey Theater, Brooklyn by Blouin Artinfo

As part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival, Shakespeare’s well-known play entitled “Richard III,” directed by Thomas Ostermeier, will be staged at the BAM Harvey Theater, Brooklyn.Concludi…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Royal Opera House, London by Blouin Artinfo

Presented by Welsh National Opera, the masterpiece of admired composer André Tchaikowsky’s entitled “The Merchant of Venice” will be staged at the Royal Opera House, London running fr…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Review: Love a little lost in this tangled Shakespeare rom-com by Chris Jones

What is the hardest of all the plays by William Shakespeare to produce today? You'd probably wager the deep-thought tragic masterpieces, or the problematic dramas like "Othello," "The Mercha…

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Al Pacino & Judith Light to Lead God Looked Away at the Pasadena Playhouse by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Next stop New York? Tony winners Al Pacino and Judith Light will headline God Looked Away at the Pasadena Playhouse. The previously reported project, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, is sc…

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

This House Star Nathaniel Parker on Politics, Star Vehicles and Memories of Wolf Hall's Tony Noms by Matt Wolf

Nathaniel Parker has twice played Broadway, first opposite Dustin Hoffman in 1989 in The Merchant of Venice and then in 2015 in his Tony-nommed performance as Henry VIII in Wolf Hall, f…

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Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. Faction of Fools ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Gallaudet Eastman Studio. “The cast’s physical prowess and the fantastic use of mask made for a deliciously sensory take on a cla…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

A fool-ish Merchant of Venice (review) by Debbie Minter Jackson

Considering the numerous versions of The Merchant of Venice I have seen in the last several years, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a rendition by DC’s Commedia dell’Arte …

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Theatre Review: Faction of Fools ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Gallaudet Eastman Studio by Elle Marie Sullivan

William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” follows Antonio a merchant and his friend Bassanio who is in love with Portia. Bassanio needs money to go to Belmont and win Portia’s h…

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Review: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Faction of Fools by David Siegel

Audiences can usually expect something distinct, and full of chutzpah, from the folk at DC’s scrappy Faction of Fools theater troupe with its Comedia dell’Arte mission. The recipient of…

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