Franz Kafka News

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  • Franz Kafka

  • Date Of Birth:
    July 03, 1883
    Date Of Death:
    June 03, 1924 (40)
    Birth Place:
    Prague, Bohemia, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
    Gender:
    Male
    Theatre Royal Bath Sets WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOLF?, HAY FEVER & More for 2014 Summer Season
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

    The Theatre Royal Bath has announced its 2014 Summer Season, comprising four productions and starring Clare Higgins, Tim Pigott-Smith, Alison Steadman and Felicity Kendal. Beginning on 18th June with Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, the season continues with KAFKA'S DICK by Alan Bennett, followed by THERESE RAQUIN by Emile Zola, and concludes on 6th September with Noel Coward's HAY FEVER. (more...)

    Jean Giraudoux's ONDINE Set for The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, Now thru 3/2
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

    The rarely-performed classic Ondine, considered to be French playwright Jean Giraudoux's finest work, will open today at the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5, running through March 2, 2014. Curtain for all shows is 7:30 pm for Tuesday through Saturday shows and 2:30pm for Sunday matinees. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: METAMORPHOSIS is Thrilling, Thought Provoking, and Thoroughly Entertaining
    by Alan Henry - Feb 02, 2014

    As I entered the auditorium of the Royal Alexandra Theatre this afternoon, I was relieved to be inside from the cold, and sat myself down to enjoy what I assumed would be ninety minutes of comfort in my plush seat. My comfort was short lived, however, as soon I found myself enthralled in the play Metamorphosis, adapted by David Farr and Gisli Orn Gardarsson from the short story by Franz Kafka. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 2/02/2014
    by BWW - Feb 02, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

    NOISES OFF Opens Tonight at Rubicon Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2014

    Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with sardines and lingerie in NOISES OFF, a comic romp by Michael Frayn about the outrageous exploits of a company of actors which opens tonight, February 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. The production continues Wednesdays through Sundays through February 23, with low-priced previews on Wednesday, January 29 at 7 p.m., Thursday, January 30 at 8 p.m. and Friday, January 31 at 8 p.m. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 1/26/2014
    by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

    Jean Giraudoux's ONDINE Set for The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, 2/7-3/2
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

    The rarely-performed classic Ondine, considered to be French playwright Jean Giraudoux's finest work, will preview at the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5 Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday February 6, and will open Friday, February 7 running through March 2, 2014. Curtain for all shows is 7:30 pm for Tuesday through Saturday shows and 2:30pm for Sunday matinees. (more...)

    Toronto Premiere of METAMORPHOSIS to Begin Performances 1/28
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

    Frank Kafka's terrifying but bizarrely comic story Metamorphosis bursts onto the stage in a theatrically explosive new version by renowned British playwright and director David Farr (Associate Director of Royal Shakespeare Company) and actor/director Gisli Írn Gardarsson, of the award-winning Icelandic theatre company Vesturport. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 1/19/2014
    by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

    Renaissance Theaterworks Presents THE UNDERSTUDY, Now thru 2/9
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

    Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents the 2nd show of its 21st season THE UNDERSTUDY a backstage comedy about artists pursuing what they love despite the odds against them. Directed by Mallory Metoxen, featuring Cassandra Bissell, Philip Sletteland and Ken Williams. Opening night is Saturday, January 18th at 8:00 pm. Running January 17 through February 09, 2014 at the Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, tickets can be purchased for $36 (fee & taxes not included) in person at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, by telephone at (414) 291-7800, or online at www.r-t-w.com. (more...)

    Renaissance Theaterworks Presents THE UNDERSTUDY, Now thru 2/9
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

    Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents the 2nd show of its 21st season THE UNDERSTUDY a backstage comedy about artists pursuing what they love despite the odds against them. A first professional directorial debut for Mallory Metoxen, featuring Cassandra Bissell, Philip Sletteland and Ken T. Williams. Opening night is Saturday, January 18th at 8:00 pm. Running tonight, January 17 through February 09, 2014 at the Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, tickets can be purchased for $36 (fee & taxes not included) in person at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, by telephone at (414) 291-7800, or online at www.r-t-w.com. (more...)

    NOISES OFF to Open 2/1 at Rubicon Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

    Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with sardines and lingerie in NOISES OFF, a comic romp by Michael Frayn about the outrageous exploits of a company of actors which opens Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 1/12/2014
    by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Milwaukee, WI (more...)

    Renaissance Theaterworks Presents THE UNDERSTUDY, 1/17-2/9
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

    Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) presents the 2nd show of its 21st season THE UNDERSTUDY a backstage comedy about artists pursuing what they love despite the odds against them. A first professional directorial debut for Mallory Metoxen, featuring Cassandra Bissell, Philip Sletteland and Ken T. Williams. Opening night is Saturday, January 18th at 8:00 pm. Running January 17 through February 09, 2014 at the Studio Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, tickets can be purchased for $36 (fee & taxes not included) in person at the Broadway Theatre Center Box Office, by telephone at (414) 291-7800, or online at www.r-t-w.com. (more...)

    BWW Interview: Cirque Eloize's Jeannot Painchaud Reveals the Secrets of CIRKOPOLIS
    by Nicole Rosky - Dec 18, 2013

    Co-director Jeannot Painchaud took the time to chat with BroadwayWorld about the show's origins, his collaboration with Dave St. Pierre, and more, and you can check out the full interview below! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: ANNA SOKOLOW WAY, A Tribute to Sokolow's Works and More
    by Marina Kennedy - Dec 11, 2013

    Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presented Anna Sokolow Way at the Theater at the 14th Street Y to captivated audiences. (more...)

    Freud, Kushner and Spiegelman Headline WISH YOU WERE HERE at The Jewish Museum, Dec 2013
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2013

    In December The Jewish Museum will launch a new program series, Wish You Were Here. The first offering is a discussion between Jens Hoffmann, The Jewish Museum's Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs, and Dr. Sigmund Freud, as presented by noted Freud scholar Michael S. Roth. Over the next two years, Hoffmann will interview the subjects of Andy Warhol's Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century (1980), interpreted by prominent experts, as if each were coming to the Museum to have a conversation in the present day. (more...)

    Freud, Kushner and Spiegelman to Headline WISH YOU WERE HERE at The Jewish Museum, Dec 2013
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

    In December The Jewish Museum will launch a new program series, Wish You Were Here. The first offering is a discussion between Jens Hoffmann, The Jewish Museum's Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs, and Dr. Sigmund Freud, as presented by noted Freud scholar Michael S. Roth. Over the next two years, Hoffmann will interview the subjects of Andy Warhol's Ten Portraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century (1980), interpreted by prominent experts, as if each were coming to the Museum to have a conversation in the present day. (more...)

    Arthur Pita's THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL to Premiere at DanceEast, 12-24 Dec
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

    THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL Arthur Pita's magical family show premieres at DanceEast for Christmas 12 - 24 December 2013 DanceEast, The Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich Award-winning director & choreographer Arthur Pita premieres his new dance theatre show The Little Match Girl at DanceEast, Ipswich this Christmas, from Thursday 12 to Tuesday 24 December. A dance theatre adaptation after Hans Christian Anderson's classic story, The Little Match Girl presents a magical festive treat for all ages 4 and above. (more...)

    KAFKA'S APE Returns to Infinitheatre at Bain St. Michel, Now thru Nov 24
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

    Infinitheatre presents the remount of its hugely successful world premiere of Kafka's Ape, Guy Sprung's adaptation of Franz Kafka's A Report to an Academy, from the original German. Kafka's Ape runs from tonight, Nov. 7-24 at Bain St. Michel. (more...)

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