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Edith Wharton News

Date Of Birth:
January 24, 1862
Date Of Death:
August 11, 1937 (75)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
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Commedia dell'Artichoke Set for Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 12/14Commedia dell'Artichoke Set for Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Frances Black Project presents, Commedia dell'Artichoke, a bi-monthly show created and performed by Carter Gill and Tommy Russell. Performed in classic commedia dell'arte mask, these two Yale Drama trained actors create a world of characters who live and work in a pizza shop in New York City. It's a story about following your dreams, being your own boss and the chaos that must ensue. December 14 and 15 at 9:30pm at Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 114 10th Avenue (at 17th Street). General admission tickets are $30 and include a slice and drink of choice. Reserved seating is $40. Tickets are available online at http://www.francesblackprojects.com/#current-projects. The following performances with be on February 22 and 23. Same place and time. (more...)

NJ Rep's ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE Opens Next WeekNJ Rep's ANGELS AND MINISTERS OF GRACE Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, will present the World Premiere of Angels and Ministers of Grace by Elaine Smith on October 23 through November 23, 2014. A poignant and compelling story of a close-knit, yet eccentric family's struggle to overcome life's ups and downs, Angels and Ministers of Grace captures the struggles that confront families today throughout the heartland and urban centers of America, and reveals the forces that threaten to destroy the American dream. (more...)

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Television Adaptation of Edith Wharton's THE CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRYScarlett Johansson to Star in Television Adaptation of Edith Wharton's THE CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRY
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

Scarlett Johansson will soon be headed to the small screen. (more...)

Author Daisy Rockwell Releases New 'Taste' in SeptemberAuthor Daisy Rockwell Releases New 'Taste' in September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Foxhead Books has recently published a new book by author Daisy Rockwell entitled 'Taste' (ISBN: 978-1940876047), in September, 2014. Rockwell is the author of 'The Little Book of Terror,' a volume of paintings and essays on the Global War on Terror (Foxhead Books, 2012), and her collection of translations of stories by Hindi author Upendranath Ashk, Hats and Doctors, was published in 2013 by Penguin India. Her latest offering, 'Taste,' is her first novel. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Takes HAMLET and 'LANGUAGE THAT SHAPED A WORLD' on School Tours; Book Now!Shakespeare & Company Takes HAMLET and 'LANGUAGE THAT SHAPED A WORLD' on School Tours; Book Now!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Heart-stirring, crowd-rousing and life-changing education programs are a bedrock of Shakespeare & Company. This year, the company presents the New England Tour of Hamlet and the Shakespeare & Company original hit Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World. Both Tours sold out last year, so be sure to book now to secure one of these performances in your school! (more...)

Author Daisy Rockwell Releases New 'Taste' in SeptemberAuthor Daisy Rockwell Releases New 'Taste' in September
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

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Steven Dietz's PRIVATE EYES Opens Tonight at Shakespeare & CompanySteven Dietz's PRIVATE EYES Opens Tonight at Shakespeare & Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Shakespeare & Company unleashes its Fall Season with the hilarious thriller Private Eyes written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jonathan Croy. Private Eyes runs weekends only in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre tonight, September 20 - November 9. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Produces First Revival of Owen Davis's ICEBOUND, Now thru 10/19Metropolitan Playhouse Produces First Revival of Owen Davis's ICEBOUND, Now thru 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives Icebound, the 1923 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in drama by Owen Davis. Directed by Artistic Director Alex Roe at Metropolitan Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Previews begin tonight, with an official opening on 9/26/14. The run will end on 10/19/2014. (more...)

Theatre Off Jackson Presents THE BUNNER SISTERS, Now thru 10/5Theatre Off Jackson Presents THE BUNNER SISTERS, Now thru 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Athena Theatre Project and Theatre Off Jackson present THE BUNNER SISTERS from the novella by Edith Wharton adapted and directed by Julie Beckman, today, September 18-October 5. (more...)

BETTE DAVIS ON THE EDGE Begins Tonight at Mainstreet TheatreBETTE DAVIS ON THE EDGE Begins Tonight at Mainstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Bette Davis On the Edge, a new one-woman show about the screen legend, written and performed by Christine St. John, an American actress, who has spent the last two decades working in London, and directed by renowned Chicago director, teacher and casting agent, Jane Drake Brody, will receive its world premiere at the Mainstreet Theatre in Michigan City, Indiana, beginning on September 12th, and running for four performances through September 20th. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents 2014 New York Film Festival Talks, Featuring Paul Thomas Anderson, 9/07Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents 2014 New York Film Festival Talks, Featuring Paul Thomas Anderson, 9/07
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the 2014 NYFF Talks will feature Paul Thomas Anderson in conversation for On Cinema, and the HBO Directors Dialogues participants will be Mathieu Amalric, Pedro Costa, Mike Leigh, and Bennett Miller. All five events are sponsored by HBO. (more...)

Steven Dietz's PRIVATE EYES to Open 9/20 at Shakespeare & CompanySteven Dietz's PRIVATE EYES to Open 9/20 at Shakespeare & Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

Shakespeare & Company unleashes its Fall Season with the hilarious thriller Private Eyes written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jonathan Croy. Private Eyes runs weekends only in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre September 20 - November 9. (more...)

Theatre Off Jackson Presents THE BUNNER SISTERS 9/18-10/05Theatre Off Jackson Presents THE BUNNER SISTERS 9/18-10/05
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Athena Theatre Project and Theatre Off Jackson present THE BUNNER SISTERS from the novella by Edith Wharton adapted and directed by Julie Beckman, September 18-October 5. (more...)

Tina Packer's JULIUS CAESAR to Run 6/27-8/30 at Shakespeare & CompanyTina Packer's JULIUS CAESAR to Run 6/27-8/30 at Shakespeare & Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Idealism, ambition, conspiracy, honor, greed, betrayal and the lust for power-echoes of our own modern politics-are all on tap in Shakespeare's potent and bloody Julius Caesar. Last performed at the Company in 1993, Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer delivers audiences her 'bare-Bard' production of Caesar, marking its final leg of a three city tour-Orlando, Florida, Prague in the Czech Republic, and now at home in Lenox, with Shakespeare & Company. With 7 actors playing multiple roles this poetry-filled psychological and political thriller follows the conspiracy and assassination of the omnipotent Roman leader, and the consequences that ensue from his brutal murder. Performances run in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre June 27 - August 30.Press Opening is Friday, July 4 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse Produces First Revival of Owen Davis's ICEBOUND, 9/19 - 10/19Metropolitan Playhouse Produces First Revival of Owen Davis's ICEBOUND, 9/19 - 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Obie Award winning Metropolitan Playhouse revives Icebound, the 1923 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in drama by Owen Davis. Directed by Artistic Director Alex Roe at Metropolitan Playhouse: 220 E 4th Street. Previews begin 9/19/14 with an official opening on 9/26/14. The run will end on 10/19/2014. (more...)

Special Performance of DIBBLEDANCE: SHOES ON, SHOES OFF Set for Tina Packer Playhouse, 8/31Special Performance of DIBBLEDANCE: SHOES ON, SHOES OFF Set for Tina Packer Playhouse, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Founding Company Member and Master Choreographer Susan Dibble brings her newest production Dibbledance: Shoes On, Shoes Off to the Tina Packer Playhouse for a special ONE NIGHT ONLY performance Sunday, August 31st at 7:30pm. (more...)

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, Now thru 8/3The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to Lenox, Massachusetts, for the second consecutive summer, with 12 performances of the fully staged theatrical concert, Beethoven Love Elegies. With a script drawn from Beethoven's letters and diaries and accounts by his contemporaries, interwoven with performances of some of his greatest music, this poignant, humorous, and emotionally intense production dramatizes Beethoven's young years in Vienna and his search for the perfect wife. Actor Kire Tosevski as Beethoven heads an outstanding company of five esteemed actors and four musicians (violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Sebastian Bäverstam, pianist Eve Wolf, and baritone Chad Sloane). (more...)

Veterans & Actors Set for Readings During FROM FLANDERS FIELDS, 8/4Veterans & Actors Set for Readings During FROM FLANDERS FIELDS, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of First World War (1914~1918), military veterans and actors from stage and screen will give dramatic insight into the War through a compilation of readings and visual imagery during From Flanders Fields: The Story of WWI's Western Front, 7:00p.m. on Monday, August 4 at The Irene Diamond Stage, The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd St. (at corner of 10th Ave. & 42nd St.), Manhattan. (more...)

Dennis Krausnick Plays Caesar for 14 Shows Only at Shakespeare & Company, 7/15-8/2Dennis Krausnick Plays Caesar for 14 Shows Only at Shakespeare & Company, 7/15-8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Shakespeare & Company's Dennis Krausnick, a founder and also Director of Training, steps into the title role of Julius Caesar for a brief run beginning July 15 through August 2. Nigel Gore, who has been playing Caesar since it opened several weeks ago, takes a short-term leave from the show after this weekend's performance on Sunday July 13-Gore will be back in the role Saturday, August 9. Krausnick was last seen on stage in the Playhouse in 2012's King Lear in the title role. See Krausnick's bio and photo links below. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company's ROMEO AND JULIET to Run 7/17-8/23 at The Mount, Edith Wharton's HomeShakespeare & Company's ROMEO AND JULIET to Run 7/17-8/23 at The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Shakespeare & Company's Northeast Regional Tour of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Jonathan Croy, returns home to Lenox settling in for special limited engagement at The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home. After playing to tens of thousands of students this winter and spring, the Company's non-union schools tour, the Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare, will perform their unique six-actor, 90-minute version of William Shakespeare's timeless tale of star-crossed lovers outdoors at 2 Plunkett Street-the address where the landmark theatre company was founded in 1978. Now in its 34th year, the Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare has proven to be one of the Education Program's most successful and popular programs, reaching over 25,000 students every year. (more...)

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