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
54 SINGS MY FAIR LADY and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below54 SINGS MY FAIR LADY and More Set for Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alison Fraser and Robert Cuccioli Take Part in Project Shaw Double BillPhoto Flash: Alison Fraser and Robert Cuccioli Take Part in Project Shaw Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continued its 11th Season with its 116th concert presentation: a double bill featuring Harley Granville-Barker's Farewell to the Theatre and George Bernard Shaw's Interlude at the Playhouse on September 19 at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre. BroadwayWorld has photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: MY FAIR LADY opens at Manatee Performing Arts Center TonightPhoto Flash: MY FAIR LADY opens at Manatee Performing Arts Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

This show is the standard by which all other musicals are measured. Based on George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, with book, music and lyrics by Lerner and Loewe, My Fair Lady is gloriously triumphant. The tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into an elegant lady features one of musical theatre's greatest scores. Songs include "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." The production is directed by Steve Dawson and Music Directed by Paul Smith. Featuring set design by Caleb Carrier, lighting design by Michael Pasquini, with costume design by Becky Evans and stage management by Tiffany Smith. (more...)

Gender-Blind Casting Announced for GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDEGender-Blind Casting Announced for GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Moises Kaufman's enduring drama of Oscar Wilde's three trials for homosexual behavior in late 19th Century England will be presented through a new lens with the casting of female actors in some of the roles traditionally played by men. Promethean's Artistic Director Brian Pastor, will who direct the production, made the announcement today. (more...)

Annette Bening & Mark Harelik Set for Reading of DEAR LIAR at A.C.T.Annette Bening & Mark Harelik Set for Reading of DEAR LIAR at A.C.T.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Kicking off its 50th anniversary festivities, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present a one-night-only reading of Jerome Kilty's Dear Liar on Sunday, October 2 at 7 p.m. at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater. Starring Academy Award nominee and M.F.A. graduate Annette Bening and A.C.T. favorite Mark Harelik, this special event will be directed by fellow A.C.T. alum Nancy Carlin, whose mother Joy Carlin was A.C.T.'s associate artistic director in 1986. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces Additional Performances and Extension of MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSIONLantern Theater Company Announces Additional Performances and Extension of MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

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Jeff McCarthy, Cady Huffman, Ed Dixon, Charlotte Rae Go ON THE ROCKS with GTG/Project Shaw October 24Jeff McCarthy, Cady Huffman, Ed Dixon, Charlotte Rae Go ON THE ROCKS with GTG/Project Shaw October 24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

?Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 11th Season when it presents its 117th concert presentation with George Bernard Shaw's On The Rocks on Monday, October 24 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Pear Theatre Presents MAJOR BARBARA by George Bernard ShawPear Theatre Presents MAJOR BARBARA by George Bernard Shaw
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Pear Theatre continues its 2016/2017 season with George Bernard Shaw's classic MAJOR BARBARA, a thought-provoking look at human nature, religion, and social engineering. As the country prepares to elect a new President, the relationships between business, morality, and human welfare becomes more relevant than ever. MAJOR BARBARA, directed by Betsy Kruse Craig and assistant directed by Jeanie K. Smith, previews on October 27; with Press and Opening Night on Saturday, October 28, followed by a champagne gala. The show runs Thursdays through Sundays, through November 20. All performances are held at the Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. For tickets ($10-$35) and information the public may visit www.thepear.org or call (650) 254-1148. (more...)

PCRT to Present MY FAIR LADY This FallPCRT to Present MY FAIR LADY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre will present the classic musical My Fair Lady with Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and Music by Frederick Loewe. (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Opens Season with Shakespeare's KING LEARConnecticut Repertory Theatre Opens Season with Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2016-17 season with William Shakespeare's King Lear. Associate Artistic Director Dale AJ Rose will direct.  Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 6ththrough October 16th, 2016.  For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Partners with the Fels Institute of Government to Present In Conversation with Mark BlythLantern Theater Company Partners with the Fels Institute of Government to Present In Conversation with Mark Blyth
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Lantern Theater Company and the Fels Institute of Government will partner to host political economist Mark Blyth for George Bernard Shaw - Theater, Economics, and Social Justice on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at 6 p.m. on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Presented in conjunction with the Lantern's current production of Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession, Blyth will explore the play's economic themes in this one-hour program moderated by Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon; an audience Q&A will follow. Members of the press are invited to attend. Admission is free to the general public, but reservations are requested by visiting www.lanterntheater.org or by calling the Lantern Box Office at (215) 829-0395. (more...)

Loverly! Laura Michelle Kelly to Lead 54 SINGS MY FAIR LADY This FallLoverly! Laura Michelle Kelly to Lead 54 SINGS MY FAIR LADY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents '54 Sings MY FAIR LADY,' the Tony Award winner for 1957 Best Musical on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 7PM and 9:30PM. ' (more...)

Decadent announce National Tour of THE PILLOWMANDecadent announce National Tour of THE PILLOWMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Decadent Theatre Company, in association with the Arts Council and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, are delighted to announce a six-week tour of Martin McDonagh's award-winning, The Pillowman. Following standing ovations in theatres across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in 2015, this production marks the second national tour of this dark but brilliant tragicomedy. (more...)

OVERRULED Immersive Party Theatre Experience Comes to Papillon Bistro & Bar This MonthOVERRULED Immersive Party Theatre Experience Comes to Papillon Bistro & Bar This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Shiyr Productions presents Overruled, a lesser known but brilliant one-act play by George Bernard Shaw. Performances will be September 16-18, 2016 at the Papillon Bistro & Bar, Prohibition Room, 22 E. 54th Street (bet. 5th & Madison Avenues), New York, NY 10022.? (more...)

HEADLONG Announce Their Plans for 2017HEADLONG Announce Their Plans for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Headlong's Artistic Director Jeremy Herrin announces the company's plans for the future with an exceptional season of world premieres, re-workings, short films and country wide participation work. The season features provocative, constantly surprising theatre which addresses urgent questions about the way we live today with vitality, wit and theatrical intelligence.  Uniting an eclectic group of theatre-makers with a common aim to challenge the limits of what theatre can achieve, this programme develops Headlong's commitment to touring the most ambitious theatre to audiences around the UK and across the world. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Opera Australia And John Frost's Latest Musical Partnership Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of MY FAIR LADYBWW REVIEW: Opera Australia And John Frost's Latest Musical Partnership Celebrates The 60th Anniversary Of MY FAIR LADY
by Jade Kops - Sep 7, 2016

Under the iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House, MY FAIR LADY pairs recreations of the original vision with Direction from the original Eliza Doolittle, Dame Julie Andrews, the remaining living link to Moss Hart's (1956 Director) original production. (more...)

Rover Dramawerks Announces 17th SeasonRover Dramawerks Announces 17th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Rover Dramawerks is pleased to announce their 17th Season of plays "off the beaten path." Rover will present seven mainstage plays and two festivals, plus a bonus Valentine's Day murder mystery, two new youth shows, and two of their iconic One Day Only play festivals. (more...)

Ruth Wilson Stars in HEDDA GABLER in New National Theatre SeasonRuth Wilson Stars in HEDDA GABLER in New National Theatre Season
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2016

Ruth Wilson takes the title role in HEDDA GABLER in a new version by Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, in the new National Theatre season. The production previews from 5 December. (more...)

BWW Review: Tony Winner Paulo Szot Stars MY FAIR LADY Revival in BrazilBWW Review: Tony Winner Paulo Szot Stars MY FAIR LADY Revival in Brazil
by Claudio Erlichman - Sep 1, 2016

Regarded as one of most popular musicals of all time, the classic My Fair Lady turns 60 and receives this month a new theatrical production signed by the Director Jorge Takla. With a great cast and live orchestra, the show - based on the classic Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw - tells the story of an aristocrat teacher, Mr. Henry Higgins, who takes up the challenge to transform the poor Eliza Doolittle, street vendor without any refinement, in a society lady. With luxurious scenery and costumes, the show will have place at the Santander Theatre, in Sao Paulo, between August 27 and November 6, 2016. (more...)

Lantern Theatre Company Present MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSIONLantern Theatre Company Present MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Philadelphia stage legend Mary Martello plays the title role in George Bernard Shaw's scathing comedy on social hypocrisy and the excesses of capitalism. Mrs. Kitty Warren worked her way out of the London slums and now lives abroad, having provided her daughter Vivie with the education and means to grow into a smart, independent young woman of strong convictions. When Mrs. Warren returns, mother and daughter discover that neither is the woman they thought they knew. (more...)

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