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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
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THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD to Run 6/12-28 at Sol Children TheatreTHE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD to Run 6/12-28 at Sol Children Theatre
by Carol Kassie - May 19, 2015

Charles Dickens may not have completed his final novel, but theatre patrons in South Florida will soon have the chance to finish it themselves when Sol Children Theatre presents The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the Tony Award-winning musical, at Sol Theatre in Boca Raton from June 12 through June 28. (more...)

BWW Reviews:   Tour-de-Force Performances Abound in Synetic's A TALE OF TWO CITIESBWW Reviews: Tour-de-Force Performances Abound in Synetic's A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by Jennifer Perry - May 18, 2015

Overall, there's much to like about this production. The acting alone is worth the ticket price. (more...)

KRIS KRINGLE The Musical in Development In ClevelandKRIS KRINGLE The Musical in Development In Cleveland
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

KRIS KRINGLE The Musical is a new Broadway-bound production being developed in Cleveland by New York's Angel Polar Bear LLC in association with Broadway's Creative Licensing Group, one of the producers of the Tony Award-nominated musical Little Women. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2015 to Benefit Urban Initiatives, Honor Callow & Rashad, 6/8Chicago Shakespeare's GALA 2015 to Benefit Urban Initiatives, Honor Callow & Rashad, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) celebrates the transformative power of Shakespeare with GALA 2015 on Monday, June 8 at the Theater's home on Navy Pier. (more...)

Lakewood Playhouse to Present THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, 5/29-6/28Lakewood Playhouse to Present THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, 5/29-6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The Lakewood Playhouse will present the FINAL SHOW of our 76th SEASON: DROOD - THE MUSICAL (Based on Unfinished Novel THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD by CHARLES DICKENS) Adapted by Rupert Holmes.   This Unique Musical is never the same twice as the Audience gets to Choose The Ending Every Show!! (more...)

George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at NorthlightGeorge Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky to Lead FUNNYMAN at Northlight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the cast for the World Premiere of Bruce Graham's Funnyman, kicking off Northlight's 41st Season. The cast includes George Wendt, Tim Kazurinsky, Amanda Drinkall, Steve Haggard, Rob Lindley and an additional role to be announced. Funnyman, directed by BJ Jones and developed through Northlight's Interplay series, runs September 11-October 18, 2015 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. (more...)

HENRY V, A DOLL'S HOUSE and THE BIRDS Set for Classical Theatre Company's 2015-16 SeasonHENRY V, A DOLL'S HOUSE and THE BIRDS Set for Classical Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the lineup for its 2015-2016 Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis, CTC only produces plays that are 100 or more years old. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Synetic Theater's A TALE OF TWO CITIESPhoto Flash: First Look at Synetic Theater's A TALE OF TWO CITIES
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Synetic Theater will produce Everett Quinton's Obie Award-Winning play A Tale of Two Cities May 13 through June 21, 2015, directed by Studio Theatre's Producing Director Serge Seiden. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Director Alfonso Cuaron Named President of International Jury for Venice Film FestivalDirector Alfonso Cuaron Named President of International Jury for Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - May 11, 2015

Director Alfonso Cuarón (Y tu mamà también, Children of Men, Gravity) will chair the International Jury for the Competition of the 72nd Venice International Film Festival (2-12 September 2015), which will award the Golden Lion for Best Film and the other official prizes. (more...)

Curtain Call Podcast Announces Episode 9, Featuring Director Bart DeLorenzoCurtain Call Podcast Announces Episode 9, Featuring Director Bart DeLorenzo
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015

Curtain Call Podcast, an audio podcast featuring hour-long interviews with diverse theater professionals, announces the release of Episode Nine (9) with special guest Bart DeLorenzo available for free download starting May 1, 2015. (more...)

Tickets to CPCC Summer Theatre's Season Now on SaleTickets to CPCC Summer Theatre's Season Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Summer Theatre announces individual tickets are now on sale for its upcoming season. This year, the troupe "Goes to the Movies," bringing an incredible lineup of quality shows at prices the entire family can enjoy. Tickets are available for $18 and $22, with tickets for children under the age of 15 available for $10 and just $8 for the children's show. In addition, parking is free for all shows. (more...)

OLIVER! to Run 5/15-24 at Beck CenterOLIVER! to Run 5/15-24 at Beck Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Beck Center Youth Theater closes its 66th season with Oliver! May 15 - 24, 2015 on the Mackey Main Stage. Featuring 56 Beck Center students, audiences will follow the adventures of the young orphan, Oliver Twist, as he explores the streets of London. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. A special student matinee performance will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 21. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Brush Up Your SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) at Oyster Mill PlayhouseBWW Reviews: Brush Up Your SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Apr 26, 2015

Oyster Mill Playhouse presents the classic comedy summarizing all of Shakespeare in one evening for laughs (more...)

TRAVELING PAPERS to Play Theatre Row, 6/3-20TRAVELING PAPERS to Play Theatre Row, 6/3-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 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, Jillian Stevens, and Antonio Edwards Suarez*. 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, June 3-20, 2015. (more...)

Abingdon Theatre to Round Out 22nd Season with MALLORCA Premiere This SummerAbingdon Theatre to Round Out 22nd Season with MALLORCA Premiere This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company -- which has produced 85 new plays since 1994 -- concludes its 22nd Season with the world premiere of MALLORCA by two-time Emmy nominee Sheldon Bull ("Newhart"), with previews set to begin May 29, prior to an official press opening on June 7, in Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's Dorothy Strelsin Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Donald Brenner (March Madness) directs this award-winning comedy set in New York City and Spain. (more...)

Salt Lake Acting Company Presents a Free Reading of a Play by Kathleen CahillSalt Lake Acting Company Presents a Free Reading of a Play by Kathleen Cahill
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) closes out its 20th season of the New Play Sounding Series (NPSS) with a free reading of HARBUR GATE by Kathleen Cahill, directed by Cohen Ambrose on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Naked Girls Reading to Pay Tribute to Patrick Swayze, 5/20Naked Girls Reading to Pay Tribute to Patrick Swayze, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

New York's 'Best Story Hour' (The Village Voice Best of NY) honors an iconic actor, dancer and songwriter with P.S. WE LOVE YOU: A Naked Girls Reading tribute to Patrick Swayze. Join your favorite naked readers for a literary celebration of this beloved 80's heartthrob with the novels that inspired his films; the philosophers that inspired his life; his memoirs, biographies, song lyrics and much much more! (more...)

A Noise Within Sets 2015-16 Repertory Season: ALL MY SONS, ANTIGONE & MoreA Noise Within Sets 2015-16 Repertory Season: ALL MY SONS, ANTIGONE & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

A Noise Within, led by Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, announces its 24th season of classic theater. Informed by the season's theme, 'Breaking and Entering,' these plays follow protagonists as they break down walls, enter unknown realms, and search for the truth. 2015-16 subscription tickets are available by calling 626.356.3100, Ext. 1, visiting our website anoisewithin.org, or emailing boxoffice@anoisewithin.org. (more...)

Clarence Brown's 2015-16 Season to Feature SOUTH PACIFIC, THE 39 STEPS & MoreClarence Brown's 2015-16 Season to Feature SOUTH PACIFIC, THE 39 STEPS & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Clarence Brown Theatre announces its nine-play lineup for the 2015/2016 Season, which includes a gut-busting spoof of a Hitchcock thriller, a Steinbeck classic, two holiday productions, the World Premiere of a CBT-commissioned comedy, a Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece, and more! Season subscriptions are on sale now starting at just $115 and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 865-974-5161. (more...)

Fountain Hills Theater's 2015-16 Season to Include SOUTH PACIFIC, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN & MoreFountain Hills Theater's 2015-16 Season to Include SOUTH PACIFIC, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Fountain Hills Theater will present its 2015-16, 29th season for its three venues, Mainstage, Mainstage Too and Youth Theater as well as our Sizzlin' Summer Stock. Tickets go on sale May 1st, 2015. (more...)

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