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Frances Hodgson Burnett News

Date Of Birth:
November 24, 1849
Date Of Death:
October 29, 1924 (74)
Birth Place:
Manchester, ENGLAND
Gender:
Female
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Cincinnati Playhouse Sets 2015-16 Season: THE SECRET GARDEN, MOTHERS AND SONS & MoreCincinnati Playhouse Sets 2015-16 Season: THE SECRET GARDEN, MOTHERS AND SONS & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Artistic Director Blake Robison announced the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's 2015-16 season today with an engaging combination of world-premiere comedies, beloved dramas, inspirational and provocative new plays, a sultry musical revue and the return of one of the most popular shows in Playhouse history. The Playhouse's 56th season is Robison's fourth as artistic director. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Sets 2015-16 Season: THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, MEMPHIS & MoreTheatrical Outfit Sets 2015-16 Season: THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, MEMPHIS & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Theatrical Outfit continues its vision of creating compassion - one story at a time - by starting the conversations that matter. (more...)

Breaking News: THE SECRET GARDEN Coming to Lincoln Center in 2016Breaking News: THE SECRET GARDEN Coming to Lincoln Center in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Just in! Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's THE SECRET GARDEN will be coming to Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall next year, according to a print announcement in tonight's program for Manhattan Concert Productions' PARADE. THE SECRET GARDEN will be performed on February 22, 2016 as the company's next musical. (more...)

Houston Family Arts Center to Present THE SECRET GARDEN in 2015Houston Family Arts Center to Present THE SECRET GARDEN in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Houston Family Arts Center (HFAC) announces its production of THE SECRET GARDEN, withbook and lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon, based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and presented in a special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The musical will run Feb. 6 to March 1 on the Houston Family Arts Center Garza Mainstage. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this WeekLaura Osnes, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Abigail Shapiro, Emerson Steele & More Sing A LITTLE PRINCESS at 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Abigail Shapiro, Emerson Steele & More Sing A LITTLE PRINCESS at 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 10, 2014

Andrew Lippa and Brian Crawley's beloved musical, A Little Princess, just played 54 Below This special holiday season concert featured Abigail Shapiro (current star of Liberty: A Monumental New Musical, 'Cindy Lou Who' in How The Grinch Stole Christmas) as Sara Crewe, composer Andrew Lippa (Big Fish, The Addams Family, I am Harvey Milk) as Miss Minchin, Anthony Warlow ('Daddy Warbucks' in Annie) as Captain Crewe, Emerson Steele (young 'Violet' in Violet) as Becky, Alicia Hall Moran (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) as Aljana, Alexandra Silber (Master Class) as Mother Sara/Victoria/Amelia along with Paige Brady ('Matilda' inMatilda The Musical), Ava Ulloa ('Matilda' in Matilda The Musical), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita), and Emma Howard(Matilda The Musical, Violet). (more...)

Laura Osnes, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this WeekLaura Osnes, Annaleigh Ashford & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

oming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 8-14 Featuring Daniel Reichard, Abigail Shapiro, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top Cabaret Picks for December 8-14 Featuring Daniel Reichard, Abigail Shapiro, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Dec 7, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Andrew Lippa's A Little Princess in Concert, Ewalt & Walker's Holiday Pajamboree, Singing Cyndi Lauper: 54 Just Wants to Have Fun, Daniel Reichard's Decked Out Holiday Party, and The Stephen Schwartz-athon. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Laura Osnes, Laura Benanti and More Come to 54 Below This WinterAnnaleigh Ashford, Laura Osnes, Laura Benanti and More Come to 54 Below This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2014

This December and January 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Abigail Shapiro Talks A LITTLE PRINCESS at 54 BELOWBWW Interviews: Abigail Shapiro Talks A LITTLE PRINCESS at 54 BELOW
by David Clarke - Nov 28, 2014

At the age of 14, actress Abigail Shapiro is quite the busy lady. With credits like Cindy Lou Who in HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! and the titular character in LIBERTY under her belt, she is currently gearing up to portray Sara Crewe in a special cabaret presentation of Andrew Lippa's musical A LITTLE PRINCESS. Recently, she and I sat down to discuss this exciting, new cabaret event. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of A LITTLE PRINCESS Concert at 54 Below with Andrew Lippa & Abigail Shapiro!BWW TV Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of A LITTLE PRINCESS Concert at 54 Below with Andrew Lippa & Abigail Shapiro!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 24, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek at the show with Lippa and Shapiro! (more...)

Abigail Shapiro, Andrew Lippa & More to Bring A LITTLE PRINCESS to 54 Below in DecemberAbigail Shapiro, Andrew Lippa & More to Bring A LITTLE PRINCESS to 54 Below in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Andrew Lippa and Brian Crawley's beloved musical, A Little Princess, is coming to 54 Below. The cast will include Abigail Shapiro (current star of Liberty: A Monumental New Musical, "Cindy Lou Who" in How The Grinch Stole Christmas) as Sara Crewe, composer Andrew Lippa (Big Fish, The Addams Family, I am Harvey Milk) as Miss Minchin, Emerson Steele (young "Violet" in Violet) as Becky, Alicia Hall Moran (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) as Aljana along with Paige Brady ("Matilda" in Matilda The Musical), Ava Ulloa ("Matilda" in Matilda The Musical), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita), and Emma Howard (Matilda The Musical, Violet). Additional Broadway stars cast in the concert to be announced soon. (more...)

Serenbe Playhouse's Sixth Season to Feature THE SECRET GARDEN, EVITA & MoreSerenbe Playhouse's Sixth Season to Feature THE SECRET GARDEN, EVITA & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2014

Time and time again Serenbe Playhouse has wowed us with their unorthodox, open-air performances. Their unerring commitment and faith in the transformative power of the stage is quite the literal breath of fresh air for Atlanta, and the national regional theatre scene. Uncompromising in their ambition, Serenbe Playhouse kicked off their summer with a seductive retelling of Rogers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, in which they abandoned the Technicolor landscape of the West for its gritty underbelly full of lust and greed. The show went on to be nominated for a staggering 11 Suzi Bass awards - more than any other production this year. From there they brought the barbarity of Sleepy Hollow on its head with a series of frightening, sold-out performances depicting the harrowed tale of Ichabod Crane, Katrina and Brom Bones like never before. (more...)

A LITTLE PRINCESS and HANSEL & GRETEL Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's Fall 2014 LineupA LITTLE PRINCESS and HANSEL & GRETEL Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's Fall 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Studio East and StoryBook Theater will bring two wonderful children's tales for the whole family to the stage this Fall. A Little Princess, recommended for children ages 6+, will be performed by a talented cast of Eastside youth actors ages 10-19. Kids as young as 3 years old will enjoy the humorous antics that StoryBook Theater's Hansel & Gretel get involved in. StoryBook Theater is performed by adult actors at a variety of Puget Sound-area theaters. (more...)

NATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th SeasonNATIVE SON and THE GOOD BOOK Make World Premieres in Court Theatre's 60th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Court Theatre announces its 60th season under the continuing leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell, Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, and Board Chair Marilyn Fatt Vitale. The company's ambitious 2014/15 season will feature the World Premiere of Native Son adapted from Richard Wright's classic novel by Nambi E. Kelley and co-produced with American Blues Theater; Euripides' Iphigenia in Aulis translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell; Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; and the World Premiere of Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's The Good Book, directed by Lisa Peterson. Closing out the anniversary season is Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon's The Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett and directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell with music direction by Doug Peck. (more...)

A LITTLE PRINCESS and HANSEL & GRETEL Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's Fall 2014 LineupA LITTLE PRINCESS and HANSEL & GRETEL Set for Studio East and StoryBook Theater's Fall 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Studio East and StoryBook Theater will bring two wonderful children's tales for the whole family to the stage this Fall. A Little Princess, recommended for children ages 6+, will be performed by a talented cast of Eastside youth actors ages 10-19. Kids as young as 3 years old will enjoy the humorous antics that StoryBook Theater's Hansel & Gretel get involved in. StoryBook Theater is performed by adult actors at a variety of Puget Sound-area theaters. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 8/24/2014Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 8/24/2014
by BWW - Aug 24, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/24/2014 for Vermont (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 8/17/2014Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 8/17/2014
by BWW - Aug 17, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/17/2014 for Vermont (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 8/10/2014Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 8/10/2014
by BWW - Aug 10, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/10/2014 for Vermont (more...)

Orpheum Theatre's 2014 Summer Movie Series to Honor Shirley Temple with THE LITTLE PRINCESS Screening 7/25Orpheum Theatre's 2014 Summer Movie Series to Honor Shirley Temple with THE LITTLE PRINCESS Screening 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Orpheum Theatre's 2014 Summer Movie Series, sponsored by Orion Federal Credit Union, will honor the life of the late Shirley Temple with a big screen showing of one of her most beloved movies, The Little Princess. This family-friendly matinee will take place on Friday, July 25th at 1:30 PM. (more...)

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