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  • George Bernard Shaw

  • Date Of Birth:
    July 26, 1856
    Date Of Death:
    November 02, 1950 (94)
    Birth Place:
    Dublin, IRELAND
    Gender:
    Male
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    PCPA to Present MY FAIR LADY, 4/23-5/10PCPA to Present MY FAIR LADY, 4/23-5/10
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

    PCPA will present a sparkling new production of Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady this spring and summer season. It will play in the Marian Theatre April 23 through May 10, then in the Solvang Festival Theater June 11 through July 12. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/25/15- MY FAIR LADYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/25/15- MY FAIR LADY
    by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2015

    Today in 1976, the first Broadway revival of My Fair Lady opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 377 performances. My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a well born lady. The musical's 1956 Broadway production was a hit, setting what was then the record for the longest run of any major musical theatre production in history. It was followed by a hit London production, a popular film version, and numerous revivals. (more...)

    Steve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording RegistrySteve Martin, Joan Baez & More Added to National Recording Registry
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

    National Recording Registry To “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive”. Joan Baez, Sly Stone, Steve Martin Recordings Named American Treasures (more...)

    MY FAIR LADY, BUYER & CELLAR, 'MR. BURNS' and More Set for The Lyric Stage's 2015-16 SeasonMY FAIR LADY, BUYER & CELLAR, 'MR. BURNS' and More Set for The Lyric Stage's 2015-16 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

    The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces six productions of the 2015-16 season. (more...)

    COMEDY OF ERRORS, MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION and More Set for Seattle Shakespeare's 25th Anniversary SeasonCOMEDY OF ERRORS, MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION and More Set for Seattle Shakespeare's 25th Anniversary Season
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

    Seattle Shakespeare Company's Artistic Director George Mount announced plans for the company's 25th Anniversary season that includes performances at the Leo K. Theatre, the return of directors Jeff Steitzer, David Quicksall, and Victor Pappas, and the mainstage directing debuts of Jane Nichols and Vanessa Miller (more...)

    Pasadena Playhouse Announces Before- & After-Show Activities for PYGMALION, Running thru 4/12Pasadena Playhouse Announces Before- & After-Show Activities for PYGMALION, Running thru 4/12
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

    The Pasadena Playhouse announces before and after-show activities to be offered during the run of George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION, performing March 17 - April 12, 2015 with the official press night on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Directed by Jessica Kubzansky, PYGMALION remains Shaw's most popular play, which is most widely known for being the inspiration behind the highly romanticized Broadway musical and film My Fair Lady. (more...)

    A Conversation with Kathryn Armour, Alexander and Voice TeacherA Conversation with Kathryn Armour, Alexander and Voice Teacher
    by Roundabout Theatre Company - Mar 19, 2015

    As if Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine wasn't a challenging enough piece in the musical theater cannon, Fiasco Theater decided that they would take it on as their latest project, performing it with only 10 actors who also play their own instruments. The success of the production brought it from the McCarter Theater Center in Princeton to The Old Globe in San Diego and finally to Roundabout, at The Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, where it currently is playing to critical acclaim through April 12. (more...)

    Lanayre D. Liggera Releases New BookLanayre D. Liggera Releases New Book
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ He was one adventurous man who lived his life to the fullest despite the dangers and the challenges of the world he lived in. Robert Loraine was an acting star, a pioneer aviator, and a soldier in the Boer War and World War I. His personality was both engaging and enraging and everything about him gets unraveled in this biography penned down by author Lanayre D. Liggera. The Life of Robert Loraine: The Stage, the Sky, and George Bernard Shaw reveals the many faces of this interesting and intriguing man. (more...)

    Official: Alec Baldwin & Laurie Metcalf to Lead ALL MY SONS in East Hampton This SummerOfficial: Alec Baldwin & Laurie Metcalf to Lead ALL MY SONS in East Hampton This Summer
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

    The John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in East Hampton presents Arthur Miller's award-winning American classic All My Sons starring Alec Baldwin and Laurie Metcalf and directed by Stephen Hamilton. The play will run Tuesdays through Sundays, June 9-28 and is produced by Guild Hall in association with Roy Furman and Ellen Myers. (more...)

    MARK TWAIN TONIGHT! Coming to Marcus Center, 4/20MARK TWAIN TONIGHT! Coming to Marcus Center, 4/20
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2015

    The Marcus Center Presents series will bring Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight! for one night only on Monday, April 20 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $34-$54 and are subject to change. Tickets are on sale now at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at MarcusCenter.org or Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10 or more call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or 213. (more...)

    MY FAIR LADY Begins 3/13 at Historic Cocoa Village PlayhouseMY FAIR LADY Begins 3/13 at Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

    My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe (Camelot). The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a proper lady. Little does Professor Higgins realize the important lesson Eliza is about to teach him in return. (more...)

    MOON OVER BUFFALO, SEUSSICAL, INTO THE WOODS and More NKU's 2015-16 Theatre SeriesMOON OVER BUFFALO, SEUSSICAL, INTO THE WOODS and More NKU's 2015-16 Theatre Series
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

    The Department of Theatre and Dance at Northern Kentucky University is proud to announce its 2015-2016 Academic Season. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Bill Connington and Cadden Jones Lead PYGMALION in ManhattanPhoto Flash: Bill Connington and Cadden Jones Lead PYGMALION in Manhattan
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

    Award­-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) appeared in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION at a private club on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Scroll down to see photos from the performance! (more...)

    Blackbird Theatre Announces Premiere of MYTH MusicalBlackbird Theatre Announces Premiere of MYTH Musical
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 4, 2015

    ?After four critically acclaimed seasons, Nashville's Blackbird Theater will produce what company founders call their 'magnum opus,' the new musical Myth, set for a world premiere run July 16-26. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Washington Stage Guild's Captivating BACK TO METHUSELAHBWW Reviews: Washington Stage Guild's Captivating BACK TO METHUSELAH
    by Benjamin Tomchik - Mar 2, 2015

    Washington Stage Guild's production prudently balances the science fiction nature of Shaw's work with the greater philosophical discussions his plays' raise regarding the consistent need for humanity to keep developing. (more...)

    Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 SeasonCate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

    Artists confirmed for Andrew Upton's seventh season (his second programmed as solo Artistic Director) at Sydney Theatre Company in 2015 include many of Australia's top theatrical talents: Cate Blanchett, Jacqueline McKenzie, Robyn Nevin, Susie Porter, Richard Roxburgh, Geoffrey Rush, Helen Thomson, Hugo Weaving, Ursula Yovich and many more in a program boasting directors such as Neil Armfield, Leticia Ca?ceres, Richard Cottrell, John Crowley, Pamela Rabe and STC's Andrew Upton, Sarah Goodes and Kip Williams. (more...)

    Bill Connington & Cadden Jones to Lead PYGMALION TodayBill Connington & Cadden Jones to Lead PYGMALION Today
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

    Award­-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) appear today in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION at a private club on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Bill Connington won several awards for acting in the play and short film versions of ZOMBIE, based on the novella by literary giant Joyce Carol Oates. Cadden Jones has been seen as the lead in WEST SIDE STORY and THE MUSIC MAN, as well as in LAW & ORDER SVU and BLUE BLOODS. Connington and Jones were trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, respectively. (more...)

    Ralph Fiennes Stars in MAN AND SUPERMAN, Beginning Tonight at the National TheatreRalph Fiennes Stars in MAN AND SUPERMAN, Beginning Tonight at the National Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

    Ralph Fiennes returns to the National Theatre to star as 'John Tanner' in George Bernard Shaw's MAN AND SUPERMAN, beginning tonight, February 25, 2015. The play is directed by Simon Godwin, who has worked at both the National Theatre and the Royal Court. (more...)

    Ellen Crawford, Stan Egi & More to Star in Pasadena Playhouse's PYGMALIONEllen Crawford, Stan Egi & More to Star in Pasadena Playhouse's PYGMALION
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

    The Pasadena Playhouse (Artistic Director Sheldon Epps and Executive Director Elizabeth Doran) announces the cast of George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION, the fifth production of its 2014-2015 Season. PYGMALION, which began rehearsals today, will perform March 17 - April 12, 2015 with the official press night on Sunday, March 22, 2015. (more...)

    Theatre Group at SBCC to Continue Season with LIGHT UP THE SKY, 3/4-21Theatre Group at SBCC to Continue Season with LIGHT UP THE SKY, 3/4-21
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

    The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the hilarious comedy by Moss Hart, LIGHT UP THE SKY, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Garvin Theatre, March 4-21, 2015. (more...)

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