Bernard Shaw News

Also Credited As: 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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Bernard Shaw News

Date of Birth: July 26, 1856
Date of Death: November 02, 1950 (94)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Classical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage SeasonClassical Theatre Company Announces 2017-2018 10th Anniversary Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2017-2018 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. (more...)

Mendocino Theatre Company presents Will Eno's Comedy THE OPEN HOUSEMendocino Theatre Company presents Will Eno's Comedy THE OPEN HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Mendocino Theatre Company continues its 40th Anniversary season with The Open House, Will Eno's delightfully anarchic 'comedy of discomfort', opening July 27th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Grandview Carriage Place Players' MY FAIR LADYPhoto Coverage: First look at Grandview Carriage Place Players' MY FAIR LADY
by Jerri Shafer - Jul 16, 2017

My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, 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 lady. Grandview Carriage Place Players puts a unique spin on this beloved tale with costumes and set in the steampunk design! Performances are at the Grandview High School, 1587 West Third Avenue, Grandview, Ohio.  July 14th & 15th at 7:00 and July 16th at 2:00 pm.  Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. (more...)

AN OCTOROON to Make Canadian Premiere at Shaw FestivalAN OCTOROON to Make Canadian Premiere at Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Shaw's production of An Octoroon is perhaps the funniest, and certainly the most subversive, theatre experience this season. Riffing off of Dion Boucicault's melodrama The Octoroon, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Obie Award-winning play is his sardonic, radical response to present and past attitudes of race. Directed by Peter Hinton, An Octoroon makes its Canadian premiere at the Royal George Theatre, beginning previews July 16. (more...)

Will Eno's MIDDLETOWN to Make Canadian Debut at Shaw FestivalWill Eno's MIDDLETOWN to Make Canadian Debut at Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Meg Roe directs the hypnotic Middletown, written by Pulitzer-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno, as an intimate experience shared by actors and audience. The Canadian premiere of Middletown begins previews on July 13 at the Shaw Festival's Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre. (more...)

Writer/Director Jonathan Lynn Releases New Satirical Novel SAMARITANSWriter/Director Jonathan Lynn Releases New Satirical Novel SAMARITANS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Healthcare in America is no laughing matter. But Samaritans, a new satirical novel, will have readers both laughing, and perhaps a little scared. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents MY FAIR LADYAtlanta Lyric Theatre presents MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this extraordinary and timeless musical August 18-September 3, 2017. Lerner and Loewe's magnificent score and deeply touching story is the standard by which all musicals are measured. MY FAIR LADY performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit www.AtlantaLyric.com or call 404-377-9948. (more...)

The Shaw Festival to Sink Its Teeth Into Liz Lochhead's Seductive Adaptation of DRACULAThe Shaw Festival to Sink Its Teeth Into Liz Lochhead's Seductive Adaptation of DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Shaw Festival's production of Liz Lochhead's sultry adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula - a feminine-focused take on the iconic vampire story - begins previews July 8 at the Festival Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at Olney Theatre Center is Just Plain 'Loverly'BWW Review: MY FAIR LADY at Olney Theatre Center is Just Plain 'Loverly'
by Charles Shubow - Jul 6, 2017

I recall with reverence the illustrated cover of the original cast album of MY FAIR LADY by the acclaimed caricaturist, the late Al Hirschfeld (who has a Broadway theater named in his honor). It featured the author of 'Pygmalion' which MY FAIR LADY is based on, George Bernard Shaw, overlooking a cloud in heaven with puppet strings holding up the two lead characters in the show, Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle, It's a true classic. So was the original cast which opened on Broadway in 1956 and starred Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison and later became a smash movie with Harrison and Audrey Hepburn in 1964. I recall having a reserved seat ticket for the film. (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre Company presents MY FAIR LADYBroadHollow Theatre Company presents MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

When Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady opened on Broadway, it collected six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, while the film version took home eight Oscars, including Best Picture. Based on George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured. The tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into an elegant lady features one of musical theatre's greatest scores, including: "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?," "With a Little Bit of Luck," "The Rain in Spain," "I Could Have Danced All Night," "On the Street Where You Live," "Get Me to the Church on Time," and "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face." (more...)

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, MY FAIR LADY, JULIUS CAESAR and More Set for Quintessence Theatre Group's Season VIIILONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, MY FAIR LADY, JULIUS CAESAR and More Set for Quintessence Theatre Group's Season VIII
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's classic repertory theatre, announces its eighth season of progressive classic productions. (more...)

Colin Firth Still In the Running for MY FAIR LADY Revival?Colin Firth Still In the Running for MY FAIR LADY Revival?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Lincoln Center Theater, in association with Nederlander Presentations Inc., will mount a new production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady next spring, the first Broadway production of the classic musical in 25 years. MY FAIR LADY, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, March 22, 2018 and open on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

ShawChicago Celebrates 23rd Anniversary Gala, Honors Jay TunneyShawChicago Celebrates 23rd Anniversary Gala, Honors Jay Tunney
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

ShawChicago honored Jay Tunney at annual gala, Shaw's Speakeasy. The gala took place on May 19th at the Casino, 195 E. Delaware Place and gifted Jay R. Tunney with the Bernie Award for his unending support of ShawChicago's work. The Bernie Award is given to individuals who have provided distinguished support in promoting the words and works of George Bernard Shaw in Chicago and around the world. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Project Shaw's GETTING MARRIED ReadingPhoto Coverage: Inside Project Shaw's GETTING MARRIED Reading
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 27, 2017

Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 12th Season with its 123rd concert presentation with Shaw's curious 1908 comedy Getting Married at Symphony Space'sLeonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Stars Will Come Out for Broadhurst's 100th Birthday Bash at Feinstein's/54 BelowStars Will Come Out for Broadhurst's 100th Birthday Bash at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Initial casting has been announced for Feinstein's/54 Below's BROADHURST AT 100!, a centennial celebration of the Broadhurst Theatre, on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017, at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

SAINT JOAN to Play the Fred Stone Theatre at Rollins CollegeSAINT JOAN to Play the Fred Stone Theatre at Rollins College
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This summer, Jeremy Seghers will direct Bernard Shaw's complex and compelling drama based on the rise and fall of Joan of Arc, an uneducated but brilliant farm girl, who famously lead the French army to victory over the English. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces Extension of ...DISCORDLantern Theater Company Announces Extension of ...DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Lantern Theater Company announced today that its record-breaking 2016/17 season closing production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord will extend its run to meet audience demand and will now close on Sunday, July 9, 2017. The following performances have been added: (more...)

C.S. Lewis's THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW to Launch 2018 Shaw FestivalC.S. Lewis's THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW to Launch 2018 Shaw Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Commissioned by the Shaw Festival, Michael O'Brien's adaptation of C.S Lewis's The Magician's Nephew opens the 2018 season on the Festival Theatre stage. No stranger to Narnia, Artistic Director Tim Carroll helms the first installment of this treasured fantasy series. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonTheresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

After closing its widely successful 25th anniversary season, and recently garnering six Helen Hayes Awards (including 'Outstanding Production, Play'), Folger Theatre announces the upcoming 2017/18 season. Cited as 'the go-to local troupe for classical innovation' (The Washington Post), Folger Theatre will present a season of epic tales of power, passion, and politics to spark the imagination. (more...)

TFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURETFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin's first time directing Shakespeare for an American company, runs June 17 - July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

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