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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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    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...)

    Not So Happy Valentine's Day? Broadway's Most Anti-Love SongsNot So Happy Valentine's Day? Broadway's Most Anti-Love Songs
    by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 14, 2015

    Happy Valentine's Day! Oh, it's not a happy Valentine's Day for you? Well, I'm sorry, but as you are probably all to aware of then, misery loves COMPANY; and yes, I am talking about the revolutionary 1970 Sondheim musical. Like all things, the lonliness, anger, and depression that is sometimes associated with being alone on this most Hallmark of holiudays is always made better by show tunes. (more...)

    The Old Globe to Celebrate Its 80th Anniversary at Balboa Park Centennial CelebrationThe Old Globe to Celebrate Its 80th Anniversary at Balboa Park Centennial Celebration
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

    The Old Globe will celebrate its 80th Anniversary as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration with a full roster of great plays in its regular season and a Summer Season featuring Shakespeare on stage and in film, along with our popular ongoing programs. (more...)

    Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present SHORT SHAKESPEARE, Begin. 3/7Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present SHORT SHAKESPEARE, Begin. 3/7
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

    The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's acclaimed touring company will present Short Shakespeare-colorful and dynamic performances of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth on March 7 and April 18 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue, at Lancaster Road in Madison. An engaging post-play discussion with the company of actors will follow each one-hour family performance. Tickets are $16. For tickets, call 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: MY FAIR LADY with Performance NowBWW Reviews: MY FAIR LADY with Performance Now
    by Chris Arneson - Feb 12, 2015

    Lakewood's Performance Now is now performing the classic My Fair Lady, and the production is as loverly as it can be. (more...)

    The Pasadena Playhouse Presents PYGMALLION 3/17-4/12The Pasadena Playhouse Presents PYGMALLION 3/17-4/12
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

    PYGMALION remains George Bernard 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...)

    BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II to Begin Previews at Washington Stage Guild, 2/19BACK TO METHUSELAH - Part II to Begin Previews at Washington Stage Guild, 2/19
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2015

    The Washington Stage Guild continues its Season of Love and/or Marriage with the next installment of a three-year dramatic extravaganza that culminates in the company's 30th anniversary, February 19 -March 15, 2015. (more...)

    Shaw Festival Board of Governors Welcomes New Members at Annual MeetingShaw Festival Board of Governors Welcomes New Members at Annual Meeting
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

    Board Chair Andrew M. Pringle announced the appointment of Lord Mayor Pat Darte and Arlene Carson to the Board of Governors during the Shaw Festival's Annual General Meeting earlier today. (more...)

    Shaw Festival Announces 2014 Operating Surplus at Annual MeetingShaw Festival Announces 2014 Operating Surplus at Annual Meeting
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

    Earlier today, patrons, board members, staff and the public gathered at the Festival Theatre to celebrate the artistic and financial successes of the Shaw Festival's 2014 season. (more...)

    Cygnet Theatre's MY FAIR LADY Begins 3/5Cygnet Theatre's MY FAIR LADY Begins 3/5
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

    My Fair Lady has been called 'One of the Best Musicals of the Century' by The New York Times and 'The Greatest Musical of All Time' by the Daily Telegraph. For more than 60 years, audiences have been flocking to this unforgettable theater experience based on George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, which opened over a century ago. It is a celebration of the power of music to tell stories, illuminate characters and delight audiences. San Diego theatregoers will have a chance to enjoy this beloved classic musical when My Fair Lady returns to Cygnet Theatre from March 5 - April 26. Opening Night is March 14. (more...)

    Sharon Playhouse's 2015 Season to Include MY FAIR LADY, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS & MoreSharon Playhouse's 2015 Season to Include MY FAIR LADY, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS & More
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

    Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, announces the 2015 summer season of musicals and plays My Fair Lady, Merrily We Roll Along, Little Shop of Horrors, Georgie: The Life and Death of George Rose, Peter and the Starcatcher, and the new musical, True Love. (more...)

    Theatre Rhino to Present Hugh Whitemore's BREAKING THE CODE, 3/4-21Theatre Rhino to Present Hugh Whitemore's BREAKING THE CODE, 3/4-21
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

    Breaking The Code by Hugh Whitemore will have its Theatre Rhinoceros premiere in this exclusive San Francisco production for a limited engagement - 15 performances only! The show plays March 4 - 21, 2015. (more...)

    THE ROYAL FAMILY, LOVE'S LABOURS LOST & More Set for Shakespeare Theatre's 2015 SeasonTHE ROYAL FAMILY, LOVE'S LABOURS LOST & More Set for Shakespeare Theatre's 2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

    The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, just named 'Company of the Year' by the Wall Street Journal which also described the Theatre as 'one of America's half-dozen leading classical repertory companies,' proudly announces an ambitious 2015 Season of classic treasures and exceptional new work inspired by historic events and historic figures. Featuring works by Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw, George S. Kaufman, Edna Ferber, and Ferenc Molnar, alongside a contemporary work by Bill Cain, the Theatre's line-up demonstrates an unwavering dedication to classic tales that inspire our present lives as well as future visions of the world. (more...)

    Mark Bebbington Set for Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, 2/4Mark Bebbington Set for Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, 2/4
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

    Mark Bebbington has a knack for finding and bringing to the spotlight either lost or forgotten pieces by important musical personalities - having already premiered (and recorded) the Vaughan Williams Fantasy For Piano and Orchestra, a complete John Ireland CD cycle and the piano music of Mario Castelnuovo-Tadesco. Most recently he opened the American Symphony Orchestra's Carnegie Hall season with Richard Strauss's little-known left-had piano concerto, Parergon. That's in addition to all the expected Rach 2's and Griegs and Schumanns. But his latest discovery should hold particular fascination, especially for Londoners. (more...)

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