Dion Boucicault News

Date Of Birth:
December 26, 1822
Date Of Death:
September 18, 1890 (67)
Birth Place:
IRELAND
Gender:
Male
Soho Rep Extends AN OCTOROON Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

In response to popular demand and one week before performances begin, Soho Rep. extends the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, to May 24. Performances of An Octoroon will now take place April 23-May 24 (see schedule above) at Soho Rep. Critics are welcome as of Wednesday, April 30 for an official opening of Sunday, May 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Irish Rep's SEA MARKS Opens 5/5 Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre proudly announces the final production of its 2013-2014 Season, a revival of Gardner McKay's SEA MARKS, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly. The romantic two-hander will star Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Xanthe Elbrick (CORAM BOY, Irish Rep's CANDIDA) and Patrick Fitzgerald (Irish Rep's GIBRALTAR). SEA MARKS will be performed April 23rd through June 15th on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The Press Opening is Monday, May 5, 2014 at 7PM. (more...)

Xanthe Elbrick and Patrick Fitzgerald to Star in Irish Rep's SEA MARKS, Begin. 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre announces the final production of its 2013-2014 Season, a revival of Gardner McKay's SEA MARKS, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly. The romantic two-hander will star Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Xanthe Elbrick (CORAM BOY, Irish Rep's CANDIDA) and Patrick Fitzgerald (Irish Rep's GIBRALTAR). SEA MARKS will be performed April 23rd through June 15th on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The Press Opening is scheduled for Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 7PM. (more...)

Chris Myers & Zoe Winters Join Cast of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON at Soho Rep,4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Soho Rep. announces final casting for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate recently opened at Signature Theatre and continues through April 6. (more...)

Soho Rep. Announces Cast for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's AN OCTOROON, Running 4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Soho Rep. announces casting and performance dates for the world premiere of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's An Octoroon, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson. The production, April 23-May 18, concludes a banner New York season for the celebrated playwright, whose Appropriate makes its New York premiere February 25-April 6 at Signature Theatre. (more...)

Irish Rep's GIBRALTAR Begins Previews Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2013

The Irish Repertory Theatre continues its award-winning 25th Anniversary Season with the Off-Broadway premiere of GIBRALTAR-Patrick Fitzgerald's two-character adaptation of James Joyce's 'Ulysses'-with previews set to begin June 5, prior to opening June 13 in the company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Terry Kinney directs. (more...)

THE POOR OF NEW YORK Runs in First Production Since 1931 at Connelly Theater, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

Bitingly relevant, and radically entertaining, Dion Boucicault's THE POOR OF NEW YORK opens at The Connelly Theater in the East Village, tonight, April 24, 2013. Tyne Rafaeli will direct a rip-roaring Columbia Stages production featuring a cast of 25, and 8 live musicians. (more...)

THE POOR OF NEW YORK to Run in First Production Since 1931 at Connelly Theater, 4/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2013

Bitingly relevant, and radically entertaining, Dion Boucicault's THE POOR OF NEW YORK opens at The Connelly Theater in the East Village, April 24, 2013. Tyne Rafaeli will direct a rip-roaring Columbia Stages production featuring a cast of 25, and 8 live musicians. (more...)

Irish Rep Hosts GIBRALTAR Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) continues its sixth season of the Irish Rep Reading Series, with a free reading of GIBRALTAR -- Patrick Fitzgerald's adaptation of James Joyce's 'Ulysses' today, December 14 at 2:30 p.m. at the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

Irish Rep Announces GIBRALTAR Reading, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) continues its sixth season of the Irish Rep Reading Series, with a free reading of GIBRALTAR -- Patrick Fitzgerald's adaptation of James Joyce's 'Ulysses' on Friday, December 14 at 2:30 p.m. at the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). (more...)

ANTIGONE/PROGENY, THE JOAN PROJECT & More Set for Columbia Univeristy's 2012-13 Columbia Stages Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2012

Columbia University School of the Arts has announced the 2012-2013 Columbia Stages season of actors', directors' and playwrights' thesis productions at the Riverside Theatre, 3LD, the Connelly Theatre, and The Pershing Square Signature Center. Columbia Stages has expanded its season to a variety of venues throughout the City in order to provide third-year students with high-quality presentation spaces that meet the needs of their individual vision. The first production of the season will be Antigone/Progeny directed by Greg Taubman '13. (more...)

ANTIGONE/PROGENY, THE JOAN PROJECT & More Set for Columbia Univeristy's 2012-13 Columbia Stages Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Columbia University School of the Arts has announced the 2012-2013 Columbia Stages season of actors', directors' and playwrights' thesis productions at the Riverside Theatre, 3LD, the Connelly Theatre, and The Pershing Square Signature Center. Columbia Stages has expanded its season to a variety of venues throughout the City in order to provide third-year students with high-quality presentation spaces that meet the needs of their individual vision. The first production of the season will be Antigone/Progeny directed by Greg Taubman '13. (more...)

Segal Theatre Center Spring 2012 Season to Include EGYPT IN TRANSITION, MELODRAMA RECLAIMED, More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center (Frank Hentschker, Executive Director) has announced the rest of its Spring 2012 season, featuring 11 free events at the Graduate Center, including rarely-seen performances, premiere readings of international playwrights, and day-long symposia on everything from ecologically inspired performance (for Earth Day!) to the Group Theatre to innovative American women producers. (more...)

SOHO Rep Announces Public Presentations of Work from Two Signature Programs
by Mark Valdez - Mar 30, 2012

SOHO Rep announces public presentations of work from its two signature development programs: The Writer/Director Lab and The SOHO Rep Studio. (more...)

Storm Theatre Company Presents Premiere of THE LONDON MERCHANT, 1/6-1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2012

The Storm Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Peter Dobbins, announces its first production of 2012- the New York and North American premiere of THE LONDON MERCHANT by George Lillo which will be presented in performance, January 6th through January 28th. (more...)

Storm Theatre Company Presents Premiere of THE LONDON MERCHANT, 1/6-1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2012

The Storm Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Peter Dobbins, announces its first production of 2012- the New York and North American premiere of THE LONDON MERCHANT by George Lillo which will be presented in performance, January 6th through January 28th. (more...)

Storm Theatre Company Presents Premiere of THE LONDON MERCHANT, 1/6-1/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011

The Storm Theatre Company, under the Artistic Direction of Peter Dobbins, announces its first production of 2012- the New York and North American premiere of THE LONDON MERCHANT by George Lillo which will be presented in performance, January 6th through January 28th. (more...)

PICT Performs All-male Importance of Being Earnest 8/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2011

The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the greatest comedies of all time, opened on Valentine's Day, 1895. For playwright Oscar Wilde, it was the moment of his greatest triumph and the beginning of his downfall. (more...)

PICT Performs All-male Importance of Being Earnest 8/4-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the greatest comedies of all time, opened on Valentine's Day, 1895. For playwright Oscar Wilde, it was the moment of his greatest triumph and the beginning of his downfall. (more...)

THE POOR OF NEW YORK Plays The Lonny Chapman Theatre, Closes 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2011

The Group Repertory Theatre, under the direction of Larry Eisenberg, will bring to its stage on June 3 probably the greatest and most revered of the classic melodramas, 'The Poor of New York' by Dion Boucicault. The play closes July 10 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood. (more...)

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