Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London is marking the 400th anniversary of the bard's death with a "Wonder Season" of some of his most famous plays.
Historic Charleston in the southeastern U.S. state of South Carolina is a large focus of this spring's 40th edition of the Spoleto Festival USA, from glimpses of the city in the iconic opera "Porgy and Bess" to the tragedy of the Emanuel AME Church shootings.
Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) embarks on its first major tour of China in 2016, presenting the Bard's history plays about bloodshed, honor and kingship in medieval England to a new and potentially vast audience.
Fans of Broadway gave theater producers reasons to smile this Christmas, with 18 of the current 37 shows breaking the US$1 million mark for the week, led by "Hamilton," the new Andrew Lloyd Webber production "School of Rock -- The Musical" and Disney's "Aladdin" and "The Lion King."
"We've been tricked, my brother," says Reda in the final terrifying minutes of "Jihad," a short play ripped from the headlines about the odyssey of three young Muslims from the streets of Brussels to the horrors of Islamic State-inspired martyrdom in Syria.
The Tevye who first emerges in the latest revival of "Fiddler on the Roof" is wearing a modern winter jacket and reads the opening lines tentatively, as if from a history book. Then he strips off the jacket and melts into 1905.
How can opera thrive in the modern era of instant and free entertainment? The solution, say two leading US artists, is to expose people when they least expect it.
If we could leave our memories behind after death, would that make us immortal?
To those who question why a revival of "The Color Purple" is back on Broadway after its predecessor closed there only in 2008, the answer is two words, and it may not be the two words you expect.
Quentin Tarantino has nothing on William Shakespeare -- there are 74 onstage deaths in the Bard's plays, according to a British theater company which said Thursday it would perform them all in a new show.