Latest News for: Shakespeare musical


Nothing better than a cartoon Disney dog

Red Bluff Daily News 23 Oct 2021
If that was not enough to hook you, the film has amazing music and even more delightful characters. There is the Shakespeare- reciting Bulldog, voiced by Roscoe Lee Brown; the spoiled Poodle, voiced by Bette Midler; the tiny Chihuahua with a fiery temper, voiced by Cheech Marin, and the not particularly bright Great Dane, voiced by Richard Mulligan.

The Magician’s Elephant: a trunkful of tricks at the RSC – in pictures

The Guardian 22 Oct 2021
A magician conjures an elephant from the sky in this new musical reopening the Royal Shakespeare theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. We took a first look ....

Alan Carr to host Royal Variety Performance 2021

Belfast Telegraph 21 Oct 2021
PA. / ... This year there will be music from Years & Years, James Blunt, Elvis Costello, Gregory Porter and Anne-Marie. Meanwhile the cast of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda The Musical, who are celebrating 10 years in the West End, will perform, as will the cast of Moulin Rouge The Musical ... Enter email address ... PA. / ... Carr said ... .

Camp Catawba: Displaced, but not forgotten

Watauga Democrat 21 Oct 2021
On Oct ... Photo courtesy of Blue Ridge Conservancy. BLOWING ROCK — Twenty acres of Blowing Rock history were commemorated on Oct ... Lachmann brought a cultural flair to the camp through literature and music ... She directed a drama program with plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Shakespeare, Moliere, Yeats and others. Composer and music director, Tui St ... .

TV Talk: ‘4400’ is the latest in TV’s remake/reboot trend

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 21 Oct 2021
The latest example. “4400,” premiering at 9 p.m ... This time this reboot seems warranted ... While some viewers bemoan a lack of originality in TV and film, no one makes the same argument when a classic Broadway musical gets revived. No one looks askance at the 500th production of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” ... 5 ... Nov.

Afternoon Edition: Oct. 20, 2021

Chicago Sun-Times 20 Oct 2021
Conceived and adapted by Daryl Cloran for the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, and directed ... Liz Lauren Orlando (Liam Quealy, left) serenades his love interest Rosalind (Lakeisha Renee) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Beatles music-infused production of “As You Like It.”.

Blue Ridge Parkway and Blue Ridge Conservancy commemorate Camp Catawba and Dr. Vera Lachmann

Watauga Democrat 20 Oct 2021
Vera Lachmann in Blowing Rock on Oct. 15 ... “We’re so honored to bring the stories of Dr ... Lachmann taught the classics, reciting "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" by Homer in alternating summers and directing plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes and Shakespeare. The camp’s music program was run by Lachmann’s companion and partner, composer Tui St ... .

Ruva Chigwedere ’21 Profile: Transforming Harvard Theater

The Harvard Crimson 19 Oct 2021
Chigwedere attended the Shakespeare Summer School Program at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and played Kate in “Taming of the Shrew.” Then, in the fall of 2018, Chigwedere auditioned for the Harvard College Opera production of “Cendrillon.” Though initially cast in ...

‘As You Like It’ a fab pairing of the Beatles and the Bard

Chicago Sun-Times 18 Oct 2021
Orlando (Liam Quealy, left) serenades his disguised love interest Rosalind (Lakeisha Renee) in Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Beatles music-infused production of “As You Like It.” ... Though purists may frown at the commerciality of the jukebox musical form, Chicago Shakespeare ...

Great River Shakespeare Festival announces 2022 summer season

Winona Daily News 18 Oct 2021
Great River Shakespeare Festival is now selling early-bird subscriptions to its 18th Summer Season running June 18 to July 31, 2022 ... Internationally renowned theater artist Lisa Wolpe joins the Festival to direct Shakespeare’s fierce and energetic comedy The Taming of the Shrew, gender-reversed and set in a music-filled saloon in the American West.

Opera Omaha's retelling of 'Romeo and Juliet' is a same-sex love story

Omaha World-Herald 15 Oct 2021
Written in 1830 by Vincenzo Bellini, the piece portrays William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet as lovers whose families are political rivals as war looms ... The best Shakespeare movie adaptations ... it tells the story of a divorced pair of actors playing Katherine and Petruchio in a musical version of Shakespeare’s play ... Shakespeare in Love.

University of Michigan professor steps down from class after blackface incident

Michigan Live 11 Oct 2021
ANN ARBOR, MI - A University of Michigan music professor stepped down from one of his classes earlier this month amid outrage that erupted after he showed his students a film featuring blackface ... 10 to his undergraduate music composition seminar class ... popular music was both a product of and a way to support racist stereotypes,” she said.

'Something Rotten!' at Croswell Opera House one of the funniest plays in a long time

The Daily Telegram 10 Oct 2021
The idea of the Karey Kilpatrick/John O’Farrell/Wayne Kirkpatrick-written musical is that a struggling playwright in Elizabethan England who’s always in William Shakespeare’s shadow goes to Nostradamus the soothsayer ... Patrick Wallace is absolute perfection as Shakespeare.

From the archive: in search of the true British identity, 1967

The Observer 10 Oct 2021
Margot Shakespeare came from a Black Mountain family. ‘Her dark colouring and slim El Greco features are possibly inherited from the Mediterranean people who came to Britain during the new stone age, 5,000-6,000 years ago.’ Shakespeare said. ‘I’ve always thought we had a lot in common with Italians – they’re musical and love children ... .