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The Bard on The Boards

Here is a list of where's playing what.
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American Shakespeare Center, Blackfriars Playhouse, Staunton, Virginia

Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare), to May 14, 2022

The Comedy of Errors (William Shakespeare), March 31–May 15, 2022

Every Brilliant Thing (Duncan Macmillan, Jonny Donahoe), May 27–July 3, 2022

Twelfth Night (William Shakespeare), June 9–August 6, 2022

Thrive, or What You Will (LM Feldman), July 7–August 7, 2022

The Tempest (William Shakespeare), September 23–November 26, 2022

Pericles (William Shakespeare), September 30–November 27, 2022

Une Tempête (Aimé Césaire), October 27–November 26, 2022

A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens), December 8–20, 2022

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Arena Stage, Washington, D.C.

Change Agent (Craig Lucas), to March 6, 2022

Catch Me If You Can (Terrence McNally, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman), March 4–April 17, 2022

Cambodian Rock Band (Lauren Yee), April 12–May 15, 2022

Drumfolk (Step Afrika!), May 31–June 26, 2022

American Prophet: Frederick Douglass In His Own Words (Charles Randolph-Wright, Marcus Hummon), July 15–August 28, 2022

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Avant Bard Theatre, Arlington, Virginia

Ada and The Engine (Lauren Gunderson), March 3–26, 2022

Suddenly Last Summer (Tennessee Wiliams), May 26–June 27, 2022

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Broadway, New York, New York

Macbeth (William Shakespeare), March 29–July 10, 2022

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater On Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

The Notebook (Nicholas Sparks, Ingrid Michaelson, Bekah Brunstetter), March 15–April 24, 2022

All's Well That Ends Well (William Shakespeare), April 22–May 29, 2022

It Came From Outer Space (Joe Kinosian, Kellen Blair), May 25–June 26, 2022

The Tempest (William Shakespeare), Fall 2022

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Children's Shakespeare Theatre, Nyack, New York

Hamlet (William Shakespeare), March 18–26, 2022

A Midsummer Night's Dream (William Shakespeare), May 13–21, 2022

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Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati, Ohio

Hamlet (William Shakespeare), to March 26, 2022

The Comedy of Errors (William Shakespeare), April 8–30, 2022

Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen, Kate Hamill), May 20–June 18, 2022

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Farquier Community Theatre, Warrenton, Virginia

Noises Off (Michael Frayn), March 11–27, 2022

The Pajama Game (George Abbott, Richard Pike Bissell), April 29–May 14, 2022

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Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival, Flagstaff, Arizona


     As You Like It (William Shakespeare)

     Spoon River Anthology (Edgar Lee Masters)

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Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Normal, Illinois

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield), June 4–12, 2022

King Lear (William Shakespeare), July 8–August 4, 2022

Much Ado About Nothing (William Shakespeare), July 1–August 5, 2022

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Independent Shakespeare Company, Los Angeles, California


     A Comedy of Errors (William Shakespeare), Fall 2021

     The Last Syllable: An Interactive Online Adaptation of Macbeth, Fall 2021

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National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO), New York, New York

Out of Time (Jaclyn Backhaus, Sam Chanse, Mia Chung, Naomi Lizuka, Anna Ouyang Moench), February 2022 [at The Public]

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Next Stop Theatre Company, Herndon, Virginia

Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood (Ken Ludwig), 2022

Disaster! (Seth Rudetsky, Jack Plotnick), 2022

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The Old Globe, San Diego, California

Trouble in Mind (Alice Childress), to March 13, 2022

El Borracho (Tony Meneses) February 17–March 20,2022


     Hamlet: On the Radio (William Shakespeare)

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The Public, New York, New York

Suffs (Shaina Taub), March 2022

The Vagrant Trilogy (Mona Mansour), April 2022

Fat Ham (James Ijames), May 2022 [co-production with the National Black Theatre]

Twelfth Night (William Shakespeare), May 2022

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St. Louis Shakespeare Festival, St. Louis, Missouri


     ShakespeareTV: Zoom plays, industry interviews, Shakespeare movie reviews

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Unexpected Stage Company, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Sophisticated New Ones (Keith Powell), June 17–July 3, 2022


    Something Wicked

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Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah

All's Well That Ends Well (William Shakespeare), June 20–September 8, 2022

Sweeny Todd (Stephen Sondheim, Hugh Wheeler), June 21–September 9, 2022

Trouble in Mind (Alice Childress), June 24–September 9, 2022

King Lear (William Shakespeare), June 22–September 10, 2022

The Sound of Music (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse), June 23–October 8, 2022

Clue (Jonathan Lynn, Sandy Rustin, Hunter Foster, Eric Price), June 25–October 8, 2022

The Tempest (William Shakespeare), July 12–October 8, 2022

Thurgood (George Stevens Jr), September 14–October 8, 2022

Words Cubed: Staged readings of two new plays, August 12–27, 2022

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Vermont Shakespeare Festival, Burlington, Vermont

The Merry Wives of Windsor (William Shakespeare), Summer 2022

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