Written in 1958 by the playwright/poet Archibald MacLeish, J.B. is a contemporary re-telling of the Book of Job, written in free verse. The Broadway production won both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play and Best… Read More
“Thursday’s Child has far to go…” Thursday’s Children is an original musical created by Brian R. Lynner and Lisa Norris-Lynner. The story is inspired by the 1965 “black armband protest” and events leading to the landmark civil rights… Read More
Hearts of Freedom is an original, full-length musical, conceived, written and composed by Unexpected Company partners Brian R. Lynner and Lisa Norris-Lynner. The musical tells the story of two couples – one in the North, the other in… Read More
Winner of the New Voices Iowa Playwrights Competition, Kin is based on the true story of Carrie Buck, a young woman in Virginia in the 1920’s. At age 17, after becoming pregnant out of wedlock, Buck’s foster parents committed… Read More
Shakespeare On Love is a salon-style performance of scenes, songs and sonnets from one of the world’s great romantics. Join Shakespeare’s greatest characters as they explore the art of love in all its forms – from the silly… Read More
Featuring refugees from Syria, Sierra Leone and South Sudan alongside renowned actors, Shakespeare’s rallying cry for humanity is as relevant today as it was 400 years ago.
The Strangers’ Case from Shakespeare's The Book of Sir Thomas More.
Film created by International Rescue Committee - Europe and Shakespeare’s Globe for #WorldRefugeeDay #StandWithRefugees #RefugeeWeek2018
Thank you to everyone who took part: Kim Cattrall, Yasmin Kadi, Jamael Westman, Noma Dumezweni , Indira Varma, Lena Headey, Sophie Thompson, Sawsan Abou Zeinedin, Mohand Hasb Alrosol Badr, Rayan Azhari, Alfred Enoch, Sana Kikhia.
Today’s theater community faces big questions about our relationship to the general public—how to attract (and hold onto) new audiences, how to handle the omnipresence of cell phones, how to make people feel more welcome, etc. In short, how can artists best connect with their audiences? I don’t clai...