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Date Of Birth:
February 07, 1812
Date Of Death:
June 09, 1870 (58)
Birth Place:
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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
'Grittier' OLIVER! Reboot Headed to the Big Screen Soon?'Grittier' OLIVER! Reboot Headed to the Big Screen Soon?
by Jessica Showers - Jul 2, 2015

Film, glorious film! According to the Daily Mail, a 'grittier' big screen version of Lionel Bart's OLIVER! will likely go into production next year, via Cameron Mackintosh and Working Title Films. (more...)

The Dysfunctional Collective to Feature Art, Theater, Music & Dance on Governors Island This SummerThe Dysfunctional Collective to Feature Art, Theater, Music & Dance on Governors Island This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Dysfunctional Theatre Company presents The Dysfuncational Collective, featuring the works of Shana Pederson, Parts & Labor Vintage Outfitters, Mel DeLancey, Rebecca Davis, GeminiCollisionworks, Dysfunctional Theatre Company, The Pragmatists, The Dysfunctional Swingers, Story Gym & the Fifth Wall and Tribeca Lab, weekends through September 27 at Nolan Park on Governors Island. (more...)

BAD JEWS Extends Through July 26 at the GeffenBAD JEWS Extends Through July 26 at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

Geffen Playhouse has exciting news to announce. The critically acclaimed and popular production Bad Jews by Joshua Harmon and directed by Matt Shakman extends by one week through July 26. (more...)

The Growing Stage Sets 34th Main Stage SeasonThe Growing Stage Sets 34th Main Stage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Growing Stage - The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey is proud to present its 34th Main Stage Season: (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse's OLIVER! Begins 7/16Hershey Area Playhouse's OLIVER! Begins 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Bringing to life the story of an orphan boy who asked for more, Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present its summer musical, Oliver!, about a little boy searching for a loving home in the rough and tumble world of Victorian London. (more...)

Theatre Rhino to Encore BREAKING THE CODE - THE ALAN TURING STORY This AugustTheatre Rhino to Encore BREAKING THE CODE - THE ALAN TURING STORY This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Due to popular demand and great reviews when it played in San Francisco in March, BREAKING THE CODE - THE ALAN TURING STORY by Hugh Whitemore is coming back for a return engagement for 20 performances only -- Aug. 5 - 29, 2015 (Wed. - Sat. - 8:00 pm / Sat. Matinees - 3:00 pm) in this exclusive Theatre Rhinoceros production in San Francisco. (more...)

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD to Open Stage Door Players' 41st Season, 7/10THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD to Open Stage Door Players' 41st Season, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

STAGE DOOR PLAYERS closes their 41st season with the murder mystery musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Rupert Holmes, directed by Robert Egizio. Drood opens on Friday, July 10, and runs through Sunday, August 2. (more...)

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre Announces 33rd Season OfferingsClarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre Announces 33rd Season Offerings
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 17, 2015

In 1983 an abandoned movie house was saved from the wrecking ball, and on November 3, what has become the cornerstone of arts and entertainment in Clarksville-Montgomery County opened to a grand ovation.  Now in 2015, the Roxy Regional Theatre is poised to celebrate 33 years of providing an educational and artistic outlet for the Southeast, beginning with the first production of their 33rd year: Lionel Bart's Oliver! (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater GALA 2015 Raises $1.2 MillionChicago Shakespeare Theater GALA 2015 Raises $1.2 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrated Shakespeare's vibrant legacy with GALA 2015 on Monday, June 8 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, raising $1.2 million for Chicago Shakespeare in Urban Communities initiatives. Three hundred and fifty of Chicago's civic, corporate and cultural leaders attended the event benefiting CST's award-winning engagement programs including Team Shakespeare education initiatives and Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the fifth annual Spirit of Shakespeare Awards to this year's Civic Honoree, Illinois Tool Works (ITW) and ITW Vice Chairman David Parry and his wife Ros Parry, and Artistic Honorees, Simon Callow and Phylicia Rash?d. (more...)

OLIVER! to Open Roxy Regional Theatre's 33rd SeasonOLIVER! to Open Roxy Regional Theatre's 33rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

In 1983 an abandoned movie house was saved from the wrecking ball, and on November 3, what has become the cornerstone of arts and entertainment in Clarksville-Montgomery County opened to a grand ovation. Through grit, determination and support from likeminded individuals, the Roxy Regional Theatre is now poised to celebrate 33 years of providing an educational and artistic outlet for the Southeast. (more...)

The Grand 1894 Opera House Sets 2015-16 Performing Arts Season: THE PRODUCERS, RAGTIME & MoreThe Grand 1894 Opera House Sets 2015-16 Performing Arts Season: THE PRODUCERS, RAGTIME & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The Grand 1894 Opera House has just announced it new 2015-16 Performing Arts Season - A World of Entertainment and new subscriptions ( a minimum of four performances) may now be purchased on line. Single tickets for each performance - if available - will go on sale Monday, July 13th.  To view the entire new Performing Art Season and to order tickets online, visit www.thegrand.com.  For phone inquiries, please call the Box Office at 409.765.1894 or 800.821.1894. (more...)

Single Tickets to Arizona Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season Now on SaleSingle Tickets to Arizona Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

Single tickets for Arizona Theatre Company's 49th season go on sale in Phoenix beginning June 15.  All shows will be performed at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe. (more...)

Tony Winner & OLIVER! Star Ron Moody Dies at 91Tony Winner & OLIVER! Star Ron Moody Dies at 91
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 11, 2015

Variety reports that actor Ron Moody, perhaps best known for his role as 'Fagin' in the Charles Dickens novel adaptation OLIVER!, has passed away at the age of 91. (more...)

LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor StageLOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Begins 6/17 at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Outdoor Stage production of Love's Labour's Lost. The enormously popular summer venue, located on the campus of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morris Township, will host the show beginning on June 17th and continuing through July 26th. (more...)

TUTS 2015 Summer Season to Include OLIVER! & HAIRPSRAYTUTS 2015 Summer Season to Include OLIVER! & HAIRPSRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) celebrates 75 years of song-and-dance filled summer nights with Oliver! The Musical and Hairspray - The Broadway Musical, running July 10 - August 22, 2015 at Stanley Park's picturesque Malkin Bowl. On alternating evenings, audiences will be transported to brisk, fog-strewn 1840s London or jaunty, sweltering 1960s Baltimore, as the cheery, boisterous casts dirty their clothes and tease their beehives for a full summer of open-air theatre. (more...)

Chester Theater Company to Open 2015 Season with 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON'Chester Theater Company to Open 2015 Season with 'THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Chester Theatre Company will open its 26th season at the Town Hall in Chester, MA with the East Coast premiere of THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD. This comedy of ideas, from Scott Carter, the Executive Producer of Real Time with Bill Maher, will run from June 24 through July 5. (more...)

Antic Disposition to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with A CHRISTMAS CAROL, HENRY VAntic Disposition to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with A CHRISTMAS CAROL, HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

Award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition celebrate their 10th anniversary year with two special productions, performed in spectacular and historical site-specific locations in central London. (more...)

PHANTASMAGORIA to Premiere New Show in AtlantaPHANTASMAGORIA to Premiere New Show in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The critically acclaimed Victorian Horror Troupe PHANTASMAGORIA, in collaboration with AWP's Barefoot Playhouse, will premiere its new touring show, PHANTASMAGORIA "Wicked Little Tales" with a limited engagement weekend of 4 performances at AWP's Barefoot Playhouse, July 31, August 1 and 2. Performances are Friday, Saturday evenings at 7:30pm / Saturday, Sunday matinees at 2:00pm. Prices are $12.00 for students and $20.00 for general admission with a $5.00 per ticket add on for VIP guests. Tickets are on sale now at www.barefootplayhouse.com/shows-tickets/. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TRAVELING PAPERS at Theatre RowPhoto Flash: First Look at TRAVELING PAPERS at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Laurel Valley Productions in association with Creative Arts Lab and Jeux de Mots presents TRAVELING PAPERS, a lively theatrical adventure exploring our connections to travel, conceived and adapted by Barbara Bosch and Martin Tackel. Barbara Bosch^ directs a cast of eight including Gwen Arment*, John Camera*, Kyle Doherty, Gwen Eyster, Peter Husovsky*, Macy Idzakovich, and Jillian Stevens. TRAVELING PAPERS will run at The Lion Theatre on Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street (bet. 9th and 10th Avenues), New York City for fifteen performances, tonight, June 3, through June 20, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Pride Night at Synetic Theater Set for 6/10Pride Night at Synetic Theater Set for 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Synetic Theater will host a Pride Night in partnership with Freddie's Beach Bar at 555 23RD St. in Crystal City. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a pre-show reception and will continue at Synetic Theater with the 8 p.m. performance of Everett Quinton's Obie Award-Winning play A Tale of Two Cities, directed by Serge Seiden and starring Company Member Alex Mills. (more...)

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