Saturday, October 20, 2018

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, Bristol Old Vic by Leah Tozer

'If music be the food of love, play on' and play Wils Wilson does with Shakespeare's chaotic, sharp-witted comedy.While wonderfully entertaining, and a comical, musical, and colourful deligh…

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Review: Twelfth Night at Bristol Old Vic by Lilith Wozniak

'Shrödinger's gender': Lilith Wozniak on Wils Wilson's lucid, playful production of Twelfth Night. The post Review: Twelfth Night at Bristol Old Vic appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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‘As joyous a marker of future intent as you could wish for’: TWELFTH NIGHT – Young Vic ★★★★ by Carole Woddis

As opening statements go, Kwame Kwei-Armah’s musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, imported from New York’s Public Theater is probably as joyous a marker of future intent …

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tony Winner Judi Dench Set to Play Old Deuteronomy in Cats Movie by Caitlin Moynihan

More casting has been announced for the highly anticipated movie-musical version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway smash Cats. Joining the cast is Oscar and Tony winner Judi Dench, who i…

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Top London Performing Arts This Week: U2, Robert Plant to “Macbeth” by Mark Beech

London is welcoming a gender-revised version of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Company” this week and it is saying farewell to the impressive “Lehman Trilogy.”Two other revived plays …

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Duncan Sheik & Steven Sater at Work on Twelfth Night Musical TV Series with a Twist by Andy Lefkowitz

Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater, the Tony-winning creators of Spring Awakening, have been recruited by Amazon to craft a new musical series based on Twelfth Night, according to The Hollywood R…

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Spring Awakening Writers Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater at Work on Twelfth Night-Inspired Amazon Musical Series by Ryan McPhee

The new take on the Shakespeare comedy will explore gender and sexual identity; Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's Marc Webb will direct and executive produce.

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Amazon to Develop TWELFTH NIGHT Musical Series from SPRING AWAKENING Team by TV News Desk

Amazon is developing a 'Twelfth Night' inspired musical series, one that swaps the play's central storyline of mistaken identity for gender fluidity, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Midsommer Flight announces cast for fourth annual 'Twelfth Night' by Kt Hawbaker

On Wednesday, Midsommer Flight announced casting for its upcoming production of “Twelfth Night,” its annual “pay-what-you-can” holiday production. Ian Damont Martin, artistic associa…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

‘Almost all unalloyed pleasure’: TWELFTH NIGHT – Young Vic by Aleks Sierz

Is there such a thing as sheer theatrical joy? Yes, there is, and it comes from an unexpected source: Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub’s musical adaptation of Twelfth Night at the Young Vi…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

American Players Theatre announces 2019 summer season by Kt Hawbaker

On Monday, American Players Theatre announced its 40th summer season, which will run June 8 to October 6, 2019. It will be followed by a ninth show playing late October through November. Two…

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What’s Twelfth Night doing in a NY ’80’s queer club? Avant Bard adaptors explain. by Keith Loria

William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, or What You Will has been probably adapted into more styles, settings than any of the Bard’s plays. Whether it’s Play On, a Broadway jukebox music…

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Shakespeare’s ‘Antony & Cleopatra’ at Olivier Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

William Shakespeare’s “Antony & Cleopatra” is currently on stage at Olivier Theatre, London, through January 19, 2019.A production of William Shakespeare’s “Antony & Cleopa…

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The week in theatre: Twelfth Night; I’m Not Running; The Height of the Storm – review by Susannah Clapp

Young Vic; Lyttleton; Wyndham’s, LondonA musical Twelfth Night flies, while David Hare’s party games never take off. Plus, a masterclass from Eileen Atkins and Jonathan PryceKwame Kwei-A…

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top London Performing Arts This Week: “Twelfth Night” to Acclaimed Returns by Mark Beech

Two acclaimed forces in theater are back in London this week. The performance artist Bryony Kimmings returns with a new hard-hitting autobiographical show, while the director Emma Rice showc…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Odds & Ends: Raúl Esparza to Star in Chicago Production of Hamlet & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Raúl Esparza to Star in Chicago Production of Hamlet Raúl Esparza is making a big leap back into the s…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: Twelfth Night at the Young Vic Theatre by Emma Clarendon

This musical adaptation of Twelfth Night features music and lyrics by Shaina Taub and is directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Oskar Eustis. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews….

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Review: Twelfth Night at the Young Vic by Lauren Mooney

Shakespeare as party: Lauren Mooney writes on a fantastically warm, welcoming opener to Kwame Kwei-Armah's reign at the Young Vic. The post Review: Twelfth Night at the Young Vic appeared fi…

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Arabella at SF Opera, San Francisco by Blouin Artinfo

Tim Albery directs Arabella with an ensemble cast and captivating music. The lyric comedy opens on October 16 and will run through November 3 at the San Francisco Opera House.The story revol…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Twelfth Night by Kwame Kwei-Armah at the Young Vic – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Here we go, here we go, here we go: Kwame Kwei-Armah’s hotly anticipated first season as artistic director of the Young Vic

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“Twelfth Night” Brings Joyous Carnival Spirit to Young Vic: Review by Mark Beech

Arrive at your seat in the Young Vic auditorium for “Twelfth Night” and you may well be greeted by an enthusiastic cast or chorus member in carnival garb who happily asks if you are pump…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, Young Vic by Debbie Gilpin

The Notting Hill Carnival comes to Illyria, bathing its mournful sadness in music and colour this concept couldn't be more apt, given the tragedies the West London community has gone through…

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Review: Twelfth Night, Young Vic by Sebastian Calver

Kwame Kwei Armah and Oskar Eustis’ Twelfth Night is slick, easy to follow, genuine and (of all qualities to aspire most to in a piece of new work), powerful. It is packed with musical geni…

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Twelfth Night, Young Vic, London — flair and vitality

Kwame Kwei-Armah’s first production as artistic director is a lively musical adaptation of Shakespeare

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Twelfth Night, Young Vic review - Kwame Kwei-Armah makes a big-hearted return home by Matt Wolf

Shakespeare sings in buoyant if sometimes strenuous UK premiere What better way to celebrate a homecoming than with a party? That is the capacious-hearted thinking behind this new musical ve…

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Twelfth Night review – Kwame Kwei-Armah brings carnival spirit to Young Vic by Michael Billington

Young Vic, LondonThe artistic director opens his first season with a festive, expertly choreographed production but it misses Shakespeare’s blend of laughter and sadnessKwame Kwei-Armah op…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Twelfth Night review at Young Vic, London – ‘Kwame Kwei-Armah’s exuberant welcome’ by Natasha Tripney

Come on in. Kwame Kwei-Armah kicks off his artistic directorship of the Young Vic with a condensed but extremely welcoming adaptation of

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Top London Performing Arts This Week: Revolutionary Plays to Pinter by Mark Beech

The London stage gets a lot of revolutionary new shows over the next few weeks.Martin McDonagh moves on from “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” with a new play; Charles Dickens…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Melbourne Theatre Company announces cast for Twelfth Night by Arts Review

Promising dazzling love triangles and sensational laughs when it opens at Southbank Theatre in November, Melbourne Theatre Company has announced the full cast and creative team for Simon…

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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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