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Date Of Birth:
February 10, 1898
Date Of Death:
August 14, 1956 (58)
Birth Place:
Augsburg, GERMANY
Gender: Male
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Bertolt Brecht News

Date of Birth: February 10, 1898
Date of Death: August 14, 1956 (58)
Birth Place: Augsburg, GERMANY
Gender: Male
Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces 95th SeasonToronto Symphony Orchestra Announces 95th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Fresh from a memorable, ambitious tour of Israel and Europe, the intrepid musicians of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) jump back into action. The TSO's 95th season is coming to an end, but the month of June is bursting with highly anticipated events, such as the new, semi-staged production of Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins; William Walton's mighty Belshazzar's Feast; and Carl Orff's epic Carmina Burana-all part of this season's final instalment of The Decades Project, in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Highlighting the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald, the TSO pays tribute to one of the greatest singers of all time. And the Orchestra presents a nostalgic journey through memorable music from Canadian stage and screen. (more...)

ActorsNET Continue its Season with AN INSPECTOR CALLSActorsNET Continue its Season with AN INSPECTOR CALLS
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

ActorsNET in Morrisville, Pennsylvania continues its 21st season with British dramatist J.B. Priestley's classic mystery, AN INSPECTOR CALLS. James Cordingley of Lawrenceville, NJ directs this atmospheric thriller about a wealthy family whose dinner is interrupted by a police investigator probing the death of a young woman. (more...)

BWW Interview: Five on Friday with NIQABI NINJA's Bianca FlandersBWW Interview: Five on Friday with NIQABI NINJA's Bianca Flanders
by David Fick - May 12, 2017

NIQABI NINJA's Bianca Flanders took some time to answer some questions about the show, her career and the South African theatre scene in BroadwayWorld South Africa's weekly Five on Friday feature. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEEDonmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.    (more...)

BWW Review: THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, Donmar WarehouseBWW Review: THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, Donmar Warehouse
by Rona Kelly - May 7, 2017

Written by Bertolt Brecht during World War II, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui serves as a parable for Adolf Hitler. Germany becomes Chicago, Hitler becomes gangster Arturo Ui, as we witness his sociopathic rise. Today, this play proves 'all too current'. Immersive, Simon Evans' production breaks down the fourth wall as the titular character endeavours to build one up. (more...)

Ensemble's 2017/ 2018 Season AnnouncedEnsemble's 2017/ 2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

ENSEMBLE THEATRE announces its 38th consecutive Season!  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lenny Henry in THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI at Donmar WarehousePhoto Flash: First Look at Lenny Henry in THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Bruce Norris' new translation of Bertolt Brecht's satirical masterpiece The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui is directed by Simon Evans with design by Peter McKintosh. Lenny Henry will make his Donmar debut as Arturo Ui and is joined by Michael Pennington, who recently played the title role in King Lear at the Royal & Derngate Northampton, as Dogsborough. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

IMRAM to Present THE BRECHT PROJECT: SONGS FROM THE DARK TIMES at Smock Alley TheatreIMRAM to Present THE BRECHT PROJECT: SONGS FROM THE DARK TIMES at Smock Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

On Wednesday, 24 May International Literature Festival Dublin in Association with IMRAM Irish Language Literature Festival, will present The Brecht Project: Songs From The Dark Times at the renowned Smock Alley Theatre. (more...)

Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the world premiere, Soho Rep. commission of Richard Maxwell's Samara through May 14. (more...)

The Chemical Brothers' Tom Rowlands to Compose Original Music for LIFE OF GALILEOThe Chemical Brothers' Tom Rowlands to Compose Original Music for LIFE OF GALILEO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

BAFTA winner Joe Wright's production of Brecht's masterwork Life of Galileo will be accompanied by an original score composed by Tom Rowlands, founding member of the English electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers. Joe and Tom first collaborated on the 2011 feature film, Hanna.  (more...)

SU Drama to Present Kurt Weill Musical Revue This MaySU Drama to Present Kurt Weill Musical Revue This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The powerful music of German composer Kurt Weill comes to life in 'Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage' performed by the Syracuse University Department of Drama. (more...)

Review Roundup: Paula Vogel's INDECENT Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: Paula Vogel's INDECENT Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 18, 2017

Indecent, the newest work by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paula Vogel (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE), opens tonight, April 18, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Columbia Stages presents William Shakespeare's MACBETHColumbia Stages presents William Shakespeare's MACBETH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Columbia Stages presents Macbeth. Coming off the critically acclaimed and sold-out production of The Great Divide at the Finborough Theatre in London, British director Rory McGregor (Columbia MFA Directing Candidate 2017) directs Macbeth in New York City as part of the Columbia Stages season. This production of Macbeth is a theatrical exploration of society's problematic relationship with celebrity. (more...)

THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Extends at The Trap Door TheatreTHE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI Extends at The Trap Door Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Due to popular demand, The Trap Door Theatre is extending The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui for one week only, through Saturday, April 29, 2017. (more...)


by margarida araya - Apr 6, 2017

A partir del 19 de abril, el teatro Capitol de Barcelona acogerá GALILEU, adaptación del clásico de Brecht bajo la dirección de Carme Portaceli con música de Love Of Lesbian (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI at Donmar WarehousePhoto Flash: In Rehearsals for THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI at Donmar Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Chicago! A city of jazz and gangsters, prohibition and poverty. Amongst the murk of the Great Depression, there's room for a small time crook like Arturo Ui to make a name for himself. (more...)

San Francisco International Arts Festival Announces 'IN THE DARK TIMES...' Theme, 2017 LineupSan Francisco International Arts Festival Announces 'IN THE DARK TIMES...' Theme, 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

In the Dark Times will there also be Singing? The San Francisco International Arts Festival takes Bertolt Brecht's rhetorical question as its theme for 2017 (and beyond) and forms the bedrock of a commitment to develop an artistic platform that addresses the dangerous domestic and foreign policy political abyss currently confronting the United States of America. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Lead Holocaust Remembrance Reading of ANDA'S LOVE at The Old GlobeTovah Feldshuh to Lead Holocaust Remembrance Reading of ANDA'S LOVE at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The Old Globe will participate in the National Jewish Theater Foundation - Holocaust Theater International Initiative - Remembrance Readings 2017 in Honor of Elie Wiesel. (more...)

Tony Kushner's HOMEBODY to Play Central Square TheaterTony Kushner's HOMEBODY to Play Central Square Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Underground Railway Theater will present Tony Kushner's Homebody from April 20 - May 7, 2017. Homebody is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Saturday, April 22 at 8PM. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 3/26/2017Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for St. Paul (more...)

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