Charles Dickens News

Date Of Birth:
February 07, 1812
Date Of Death:
June 09, 1870 (58)
Birth Place:
Portsmouth, Hampshire, ENGLAND
Naked Girls Reading to Present AWKWARD, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Revel in the literary embarrassment with New York's 'Best Story Hour' (The Village Voice Best of NY), as Naked Girls Reading presents AWKWARD. Join your favorite naked readers as they share compromising situations, unwieldy moments and faux pas galore, culled from the finest in classic and contemporary writings. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse's 85th Mainstage Season to Include 'SALESMAN,' 'SUPERSTAR,' 'STARK' & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The Long Beach Playhouse iwill present its 2014 - 2015 Mainstage season opening September 27. This year's offerings are an exhilarating mix of suspense, comedy and, of course, drama. As always, the works are selected with the audience in mind and with a goal to create a mosaic of plays that entertain and engage the hearts and minds of those who attend. Well-known playwrights including Agatha Christie and Arthur Miller intermingle with contemporary writers like Tom Stoppard and Lynn Nottage to bring an outstanding mix of classic favorites and new works to the Mainstage. This is a season you won't want to miss. (more...)

A.C.T. to Present OLD HATS; Tickets On Sale 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Sixteen years after they swept San Francisco Bay Area audiences off their feet with the Tony Award-winning production Fool Moon, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) welcomes back Tony Award winners Bill Irwin and David Shiner in the West Coast premiere of the Signature Theatre production of Old Hats. (more...)

Virginia Stage Company Announces Christmas in July One-Day Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Virginia Stage Company (VSC) will offer a one-day advance sale to purchase A Christmas Carol tickets for 20% off adult tickets. This new discount will be offered this Monday, July 21st before regular tickets go on sale. (more...)

THOSE WERE THE DAYS, FIRST DATE, SINATRA FOREVER and More Set for Broadway Palm's 2014-15 Season, On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Broadway Palm's 2014-2015 Season includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions and six concerts. (more...)

LA LLORONA, DRACULA'S GUEST and THE MONK Set for Unbound Productions' WICKED LIT 2014, 10/3-11/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the line-up for WICKED LIT 2014, the 6th annual immersive theatre event that will take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. (more...)

Ophelia Lovibond Set to Recur on New Season of CBS's ELEMENTARY
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Ophelia Lovibond is set to recur on ELEMENTARY in the series' upcoming third season as famed detective Sherlock Holmes' new protégé, Kitty Winter. (more...)

Aradia to Brings Her Sci-Fi Style to Barboza in Seattle, 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Seattle-based singer/songwriter Aradia ( brings her fresh and otherworldly but supremely infectious hybrid 'roktronica' vibe to Barboza (925 E. Pike St. Seattle, WA 98122) on Saturday, July 19 in support of her new EP titled, Possibilities: Light. (more...)

Adventure Theatre MTC's 63rd Season to Feature STUART LITTLE, WIZARD OF OZ & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC), the two-time recipient of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Production, Theatre for Young Audiences, has announced its 63rd Season. This year, ATMTC brings to life five main stage productions featuring two world premieres. The 63rd Season represents an exciting line-up of classic stories and familiar faces on the ATMTC Professional Stage. (more...)

Tickets to bergenPAC's Holiday Offerings On Sale 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

It's Holiday Cheer in July at Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey who is presenting some of the greatest Christmas shows this year… Brian Setzer returns to bergenPAC with Christmas Rocks on Wednesday, December 3rd and then it's the annual New Jersey Ballet Nutcracker performances taking place on Saturday, December 6th and Sunday, December 7th with show times at 1PM and 5PM. (more...)

Clear Space Theatre Company Begins Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

The Clear Space Theatre Company has begun performances for their summer season, featuring THE FULL MONTY, OLIVER! and SORDID LIVES. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Middle Temple Hall, Dec 20-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2014

Following a sell-out run in 2012, Antic Disposition's magical, musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' festive classic, A Christmas Carol, returns to the spectacular Elizabethan setting of Middle Temple Hall in central London from Saturday 20 - Tuesday 30 December. (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Announces Opening of THE NOSEMAKER'S APPRENTICE, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions opens its third main stage production of the 2014 season, The Nosemaker's Apprentice: Chronicles of a Medieval Plastic Surgeon by Nick Jones and Rachel Shukert, July 10, kicking off a five-week run of the play. Jay Duffer, John Forkner, Alexandra Lawrence, Brandon Murphy and Scott Zenreich star in this infectious comedy running Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, August 10 at the Berlene T. and Jarrell R. Milburn Theatre at Amphibian Stage Productions (more...)

Photo Flash: Jackie Burns, Teal Wicks, Adrienne Warren and Jane Monheit at FRANK & FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

On Monday, June 30, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented multi-Grammy and Tony nominated composer Frank Wildhorn in his regular series called 'Frank & Friends.' This particular show, 'Girls Night Out!' found Frank onstage with Broadway leading ladies Jackie Burns (If/Then), Teal Wicks (Wicked), Adrienne Warren (Bring It On) and jazz vocalist Jane Monheit (Jane Monheit's Jazz Party at Birdland). Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Simon Callow to Bring THE MAN JESUS on UK Tour from 10 Sept
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Ros Povey, Zoe Simpson and Seabright Productions present Simon Callow in the Lyric Theatre Belfast production of The Man Jesus by Matthew Hurt. Directed by Joseph Alford, the upcoming UK tour runs 10th September - 4th November 2014 with a stop at the Wset End's Lyric, Shaftesbury Avenue on 6th October 2014. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The Grand Announces Christmas In July Specials on Select Upcoming Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

As a proud participant of Galveston's "Winter Wonder Island" activities, The Grand 1894 Opera House is offering special "Christmas in July" discounts from July 1 - 30, 2014, on select holiday events. Adding to the spirit of this pre-Christmas Island promotion, Santa will be sighted at various Galveston locations throughout July, including an appearance at The Grand this Sunday, July 6, during a performance by The Texas Tenors at 4 pm. (more...)

Off-Broadway Hit MURDER FOR TWO Completes Geffen Playhouse's 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

The Off-Broadway hit Murder for Two is the eighth and final play to be announced in the 2014-2015 Geffen Playhouse season. The new musical will run from May 27 through July 7, 2015 in the Geffen Playhouse's intimate Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater. Murder for Two, in which everyone is a suspect, is a hilarious musical murder mystery with a twist: one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all of the suspects - and they both play the piano! This 90-minute whodunit is a zany blend of classic musical comedy and madcap mystery, a highly theatrical duet loaded with killer laughs. (more...)

'Deadly Thyme' is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

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Fountain Hills Theater Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Fountain Hills Theater is proud to present its 2014-15 seasons for its three venues, Mainstage, Mainstage Too! and Youth Theater. For additional information call Patty Torrilhon at 480-837-9661 or email (more...)

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