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A Midsummer Nights Dream Review: Modern Twist Adds Doesnt Distract

A Midsummer Night's Dream Review: Modern Twist Adds, Doesn't Distract

In case you're unaware, The National Theatre has been streaming plays as both a fundraiser and a way to keep the arts alive while all the theaters are shut down and everyone is at home Think of it as a "Greatest Hits of Recent Years" - they had a 2014 performance of A Streetcar Named[...]

Tom Hiddleston National Theatres Coriolanus Proves Relevant As Ever

Tom Hiddleston, National Theatre's Coriolanus Proves Relevant As Ever

While theaters worldwide are shuttered because of the pandemic, London's National Theatre has taken to streaming a different play each week since April Their National Theatre at Home series re-broadcasts high-quality recordings of past shows made free for all on YouTube each week This week's presentation is one of my personal favorites: Coriolanus Now, perhaps[...]

Marvel to Terrorize High School Theater With Three New Plays

Marvel to Terrorize High School Theater With Three New Plays

In an attempt to branch out from the traditional comic book direct market, Marvel Comics has announced a partnership with Samuel French to release a series of three Marvel plays to be performed in high school theaters Dubbed Marvel Spotlight, the three plays include Hammered: A Thor and Loki Play, Squirrel Girl Goes to College:[...]


Ladies and Gentlemen The 2018 Tony Awards Nominees List

Ladies and Gentlemen, The 2018 Tony Awards Nominees List

Here is the complete list for the main categories for the The American Theatre Wing's 2018 Tony Awards. Musical: The Band's Visit
 Frozen 
Mean Girls
 SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
 Play: The Children  (Author: Lucy Kirkwood) Farinelli and The King (Author: Claire van Kampen) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two (Author: Jack Thorne) 
Junk (Author: Ayad Akhtar) […]


John Legend to Play Jesus in NBCs Jesus Christ Superstar Live

John Legend to Play Jesus in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Whether or not it was the Power of Christ that compelled them to do it, NBC is elevating Grammy Award-winning musician John Legend (La La Land, Underground) to "Son of God" status as Jesus Christ in the network's upcoming live musical remake of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar Live[...]

Something Rotten Review: Broadways Shakespearian Romp Lands In San Francisco

Something Rotten! Review: Broadway's Shakespearian Romp Lands In San Francisco

Coming off of a 742-performance run on Broadway, the national tour has landed in San Francisco for a three and a half week run (until September 10th) at the Orpheum Theater It's a comedic look at late 16th-century London and the rock-star status of The Bard, William Shakespeare (played here by Adam Pascal, who also[...]

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Conjures-Up Its Broadway Cast

'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Conjures-Up It's Broadway Cast

Looks like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be engaging in a bit of a "student exchange program" in 2018, as seven lead actors from the play's West End production are set to reprise their roles on Broadway when previews begin at the newly-renovated Lyric Theatre next March for a April 22, 2018 premiere. Jamie Parker […]

Things To Do At Gen Con &#8211 Of Dice And Men By Otherworld Theatre

Things To Do At Gen Con – Of Dice And Men By Otherworld Theatre

By Christopher Helton If you are looking for a bit of culture while you are at Gen Con next weekend, try checking out the Otherworld Theatre performance of the place Of Dice And Men. Tickets are only $6 and can be purchased through the Gen Con site (generic tickets will not be accepted). Few dungeon masters can make the […]

Shakespeare Meets A Post-Apocalyptic Manga World In Hamlet Max Theater Performance

Shakespeare Meets A Post-Apocalyptic Manga World In Hamlet Max Theater Performance

By Michele Brittany, a West Coast Bleeding Cool CorrespondentThe 75-seat Schkapf and Sacred Fools Theater in Los Angeles is hosting a limited run of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet Presented by Central City, theatre actor Jacob Sidney directed Hamlet Max, which he adapted from Shakespeare’s Second Quarto The eight-member cast portrayed 16 different parts with minimal costume[...]


DC Comics New 52 Movie Theater Trailer Debuts

DC Comics New 52 Movie Theater Trailer Debuts

Bleeding Cool told you back in June that DC Comics planned a major advertising campaign that included Cartoon Network and movie theater ads to launch the New 52  Earlier tonight, Hero Complex debuted trailer footage for National CineMedia’s FirstLook program. The preview spot features covers and inside art from issues such as Justice League No[...]