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Date Of Birth:
February 07, 1812
Date Of Death:
June 09, 1870 (58)
Birth Place:
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Gender: Male
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Charles Dickens News

Date of Birth: February 07, 1812
Date of Death: June 09, 1870 (58)
Birth Place: Portsmouth, Hampshire, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROODAnn Arbor Civic Theatre presents THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Ann Arbor Civic Theatre presents the hilarious audience-solves-the-murder musical, Rupert Holmes' "The Mystery of Edwin Drood", June 1, 7:30p, June 2 and 3, 8:00p, June 4, 2:00p at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.a2ct.org/shows/the-mystery-of-edwin-drood. (more...)

London Production of Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS Comes to River Street TheatreLondon Production of Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS Comes to River Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Acclaimed London stage production of Dickens' GREAT EXPECTATIONS comes to Jaffrey TheatreRST Stage2Screen Series presents HD filmed play this weekend. (more...)

Casting Announced For DICKENS UNCOVERED: A TALE OF TWO CITIES AND OLIVER TWIST At Regent's Park Open Air TheatreCasting Announced For DICKENS UNCOVERED: A TALE OF TWO CITIES AND OLIVER TWIST At Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Bringing two of Charles Dickens's most popular stories out in the open as part of the 2017 season at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Dickens Uncovered celebrates the greatest storyteller of London life. (more...)

COVER REVEAL! HIDDENSEE: A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker by Gregory MaguireCOVER REVEAL! HIDDENSEE: A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker by Gregory Maguire
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - May 15, 2017

Gregory Maguire, best known for WICKED: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, which was turned into the best-selling Broadway musical Wicked, has struck gold again. Maguire has made a career out of fractured fairy tales, spinning new versions of tales from Lewis Carroll to Hans Christian Andersen to Charles Dickens. This coming fall, he has his eyes set on E.T.A. Hoffman's THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING, which was adapted by Alexandre Dumas and popularized bycomposer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in his now-iconic ballet. The cover and summary were just revealed, and Broadway World is on the scene to give you an inside look at this hot fall release! (more...)


by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 13, 2017

A timely and dark reflection on a school shooting, 47 REASONS TO LIVE will not leave you like some performances do. It will cause the reflections, the discussions, the remembrances of over 200 school shootings since 2013 and pose the question, how do we fix a broken child. (more...)

Bag&Baggage Announces Inaugural Season at New, Permanent HomeBag&Baggage Announces Inaugural Season at New, Permanent Home
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

After a grueling $1.5 million, 18 month capital campaign, the sale and subsequent closure of The Venetian Theatre, moving one show to a library, canceling the largest show in the company's history, and seven months of construction, Bag&Baggage Productions has weathered the storm and proudly announces the inaugural season in their permanent new home. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORDLantern Theater Company Presents the Philadelphia Premiere of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Lantern Theater Company concludes its record-breaking 2016/17 season with the regional premiere of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, an uproarious, razor-sharp exploration of legacy and faith from playwright, former stand-up comedian, and longtime Real Time with Bill Maher writer and executive producer Scott Carter. (more...)

Atlanta Fringe Presents Phantasmagoria's WICKEDEST TALES OF ALLAtlanta Fringe Presents Phantasmagoria's WICKEDEST TALES OF ALL
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

???????After wowing audiences with 8 years of performance in Florida, and its first two touring shows including 2015's SOLD OUT PERFORMANCES in Atlanta, the critically acclaimed Victorian Horror Troupe PHANTASMAGORIA, will bring its third touring show direct from the Orlando Fringe for a ONE WEEK engagement at 7 Stages in Little Five Points. (more...)

Arizona Broadway Theatre Announces Lineup For 2017-2018 SeasonArizona Broadway Theatre Announces Lineup For 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Arizona Broadway Theatre (ABT) announced its Season 13 lineup to a packed house of invited donors and season subscribers. The eight full-scale productions will appear on the ABT Mainstage for the 2017-2018 season October 2017 through September 20186. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre presents JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICALWalnut Street Theatre presents JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

???????Boys and girls will love Walnut Street Theatre for Kids' production of Junie B. Jones The Musical. The Junie B. Jones book series is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and the world's funniest first-grader is front and center at Walnut Street Theatre. Kids, parents and grandparents can read the books together and see their favorite characters live on stage in an hour-long musical filled with lots of laughter. Due to popular demand, the Walnut has just announced the production has been extended! Junie B. Jones will now run June 2nd through June 18th. (more...)

UNDERGROUND Set for 'Brits Off Broadway' at 59E59 TheatersUNDERGROUND Set for 'Brits Off Broadway' at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

59E59 Theaters will present UNDERGROUND, written by Isla van Tricht and directed by Kate Tiernan. Produced by Shrapnel Theatre & Hartshorn - Hook Foundation for Brits Off Broadway, UNDERGROUND begins performances on Wednesday, June 14 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 2. Press Opening is Sunday, June 18 at 3:30 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents OLIVER!BWW Review: Arizona Broadway Theatre Presents OLIVER!
by Herbert Paine - May 5, 2017

When a gaggle of 25 eminently talented youngsters snakes around the tables of a workhouse dining room to the tune of Food, Glorious Food, it is a sign of things to come in Andy Meyers's production of OLIVER! (on stage through May 21st at Arizona Broadway Theatre): exuberant choreography (Kurtis Overby) and a dynamic song-and-dance ensemble to match. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces Casting for 2017-2018 SeasonTrinity Rep Announces Casting for 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company, under the artistic leadership of Richard L. Bready Artistic Director Curt Columbus, announces initial casting for its robust 2017-2018 season.  (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre's JUNIE B. JONES Just ExtendedWalnut Street Theatre's JUNIE B. JONES Just Extended
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Boys and girls will love Walnut Street Theatre for Kids' production of Junie B. Jones The Musical. The Junie B. Jones book series is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and the world's funniest first-grader is front and center at Walnut Street Theatre. Kids, parents and grandparents can read the books together and see their favorite characters live on stage in an hour-long musical filled with lots of laughter. Due to popular demand, the Walnut has just announced the production has been extended! Junie B. Jones will now run June 2nd through June 18th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Dallas (more...)

John Douglas Thompson-Led HAMLET, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS and More Round Out A.C.T.'s 2017-18 SeasonJohn Douglas Thompson-Led HAMLET, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS and More Round Out A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced today the final four productions that will comprise the lineup of the company's 2017-18 subscription season. The 2017-18 season marks the 25th anniversary of Perloff's arrival at A.C.T.; the longtime artistic director recently announced she would depart following the 2017-18 season. (more...)

BWW Review: HETTY FEATHER at Delaware Theatre CompanyBWW Review: HETTY FEATHER at Delaware Theatre Company
by Greer Firestone - Apr 26, 2017

The performing arts has many siblings, many guises, many mutations on a theme. Is HETTY FEATHER a drama, is it a musical? Or is it a creative hybrid with no discernible niche? (more...)

HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Replaces THE WONDER YEARS at Riverside TheatreHANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY Replaces THE WONDER YEARS at Riverside Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, announces a change to its 2017-2018 Season, Hank Williams: Lost Highway replaces The Wonder Years as the opening show. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association Announces Additional Star Attractions TitlesVictoria Theatre Association Announces Additional Star Attractions Titles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association announces the addition of several titles to the 2017-2018 Projects Unlimited Star Attractions. New titles include the return of chef and entertaining commentator ALTON BROWN, a holiday tradition MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER by Chip Davis, and back by popular demand, blue grass band, STEEP CANYON RANGERS. (more...)

Orphans, Lucky Breaks and Hard Work! Seven Rags-to-Riches Musicals from ANNIE to ANASTASIAOrphans, Lucky Breaks and Hard Work! Seven Rags-to-Riches Musicals from ANNIE to ANASTASIA
by Jessica Khan - Apr 24, 2017

Broadway loves a good orphan story, or the classic came-from-nothing and rose-to-something plot line. There's something heartening about those who 'make it' despite all the odds. In honor of ANASTASIA's opening tonight, we've rounded up some of Broadway's rags-to-riches tales! (more...)

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