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George Bernard Shaw News

Also Credited As:
  • G. B. Shaw
  • Bernard Shaw

  • Date Of Birth:
    July 26, 1856
    Date Of Death:
    November 02, 1950 (94)
    Birth Place:
    Dublin, IRELAND
    Gender:
    Male
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    Mark Bebbington Set for Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, 2/4Mark Bebbington Set for Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, 2/4
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

    Mark Bebbington has a knack for finding and bringing to the spotlight either lost or forgotten pieces by important musical personalities - having already premiered (and recorded) the Vaughan Williams Fantasy For Piano and Orchestra, a complete John Ireland CD cycle and the piano music of Mario Castelnuovo-Tadesco. Most recently he opened the American Symphony Orchestra's Carnegie Hall season with Richard Strauss's little-known left-had piano concerto, Parergon. That's in addition to all the expected Rach 2's and Griegs and Schumanns. But his latest discovery should hold particular fascination, especially for Londoners. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/25/15- PYGMALIONSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/25/15- PYGMALION
    by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2015

    Today in 1938, Pygmalion opened at the Maxine Elliott's Theatre. Written by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, the play centers on Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins. He makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess at an ambassador's garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable speech. The play is a sharp lampoon of the rigid British class system of the day and a comment on women's independence, packaged as a romantic comedy. (more...)

    BWW Previews: Hey Clevelanders - It's Almost Shaw Festival Time!BWW Previews: Hey Clevelanders - It's Almost Shaw Festival Time!
    by Roy Berko - Jan 21, 2015

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    BWW Interviews: CHARLOTTE MOORE and Irish Repertory TheatreBWW Interviews: CHARLOTTE MOORE and Irish Repertory Theatre
    by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2015

    Broadwayworld.com interviewed Charlotte Moore, the Artistic Director and co-Founder of New York City's highly acclaimed Irish Repertory Theatre. (more...)

    Alexandra Dowling, Charlotte Powell, Roberta Taylor & Harriet Thorpe to Star in THE LAST OF THE DE MULLINS at Jermyn Street TheatreAlexandra Dowling, Charlotte Powell, Roberta Taylor & Harriet Thorpe to Star in THE LAST OF THE DE MULLINS at Jermyn Street Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

    Alexandra Dowling, Charlotte Powell, Roberta Taylor and Harriet Thorpe will be starring in London's first professional production of St John Hankin's The Last of the De Mullins for over a century. Directed by Joshua Stamp-Simon, the production will open at Jermyn Street Theatre on Thursday 5 February for a limited season, previewing from 3 February and ending on 28 February. (more...)

    Tony Nominee Melissa Errico Joins Cast of Showtime's Wall Street Drama BILLIONSTony Nominee Melissa Errico Joins Cast of Showtime's Wall Street Drama BILLIONS
    by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

    Melissa Errico, a multi-talented actress and vocalist who has appeared in television, film, and stage, will join the cast of Billions, an upcoming Wall Street drama (more...)

    2015 Music Circus Season to Feature MY FAIR LADY, PETER PAN, HAIR & More!2015 Music Circus Season to Feature MY FAIR LADY, PETER PAN, HAIR & More!
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2015

    California Musical Theatre announced a varied lineup of musicals for the 2015 season of Sacramento Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 65th season for what has become a Northern California summer tradition. The summer lineup will include two classics that are Music Circus audience favorites, Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady and Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim's West Side Story, as well as the Mississippi adventure Big River, the musical comedy Bye Bye Birdie, the magical journey Peter Pan, and a sixth show that will be offered as an option for season subscribers, the generation-defining Hair. (more...)

    Mary Moody Northen Theatre to Present MISALLIANCE, 2/12-22Mary Moody Northen Theatre to Present MISALLIANCE, 2/12-22
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

    Mary Moody Northen Theatre, the award-winning producing arm of the St. Edward's University theatre training program, continues its 2014-2015 season with George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance, running February 12 - 22, 2015. (more...)

    MY FAIR LADY to Play Pittsburgh Public Theater, 1/22-2/22MY FAIR LADY to Play Pittsburgh Public Theater, 1/22-2/22
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

    The centerpiece of Pittsburgh Public Theater's 40th anniversary Season of Legends is My Fair Lady, the musical event with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Directed and choreographed by Ted Pappas, My Fair Lady runs January 22 - February 22, 2015 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. (more...)

    Entrees and Encores Productions to Present New Actors' Readings This MonthEntrees and Encores Productions to Present New Actors' Readings This Month
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

    Entrees and Encores returns Wednesday, January 14th to Sunflowers Cafe on Main Street in Jaffrey with readings from George Bernard Shaw as well as acclaimed new and old playwrights. On Wednesday, January 28th, The Waterhouse restaurant in Peterborough has readings from Tennessee Williams with additional work from other noted authors. Once again, each restaurant provides a sumptuous 3-course gourmet meal that precedes each performance. (more...)

    George Bernard Shaw's 'MISALLIANCE' to Run 1/28-2/22 at Walnut Street TheatreGeorge Bernard Shaw's 'MISALLIANCE' to Run 1/28-2/22 at Walnut Street Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

    George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance: 'A Cavalcade of Ideas Wrapped Around a Full Portion of Wit' will run January 28 through February 22, 2015 at Walnut Street Theatre's Studio 5. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Razors Edge Presents PYGMALION at Colonial Dames Museum HousePhoto Flash: Razors Edge Presents PYGMALION at Colonial Dames Museum House
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

    Award­-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) appeared in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION at the Colonial Dames Museum House at 215 East 71st Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues). The evening was produced by Razors Edge Productions and benefited historic Van Cortlandt House Museum in Van Cordtlandt Park. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

    The Canadian Opera Company Presents New Production of Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, 1/24-2/21The Canadian Opera Company Presents New Production of Mozart's DON GIOVANNI, 1/24-2/21
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

    The Canadian Opera Company's 2014/2015 winter season opens with a game-changing new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. Internationally acclaimed Russian director Dmitri Tcherniakov defies convention with this dark and witty masterpiece inspired by literature's most famous womanizer, Don Juan. His vision is brought to blistering life by a dream cast led by renowned Canadian baritoneRussell Braun and German maestro Michael Hofstetter conducting Mozart's glorious score of irresistible melodies. Sung in Italian with English SURTITLESTM, Don Giovanni runs for 10 performances on January 24, 27, 30,February 1, 3, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21, 2015 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

    COC to Present Mozart's DON GIOVANNICOC to Present Mozart's DON GIOVANNI
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

    The Canadian Opera Company's 2014/2015 winter season opens with a game-changing new production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. Internationally acclaimed Russian director Dmitri Tcherniakov defies convention with this dark and witty masterpiece inspired by literature's most famous womanizer, Don Juan. His vision is brought to blistering life by a dream cast led by renowned Canadian baritone Russell Braun and German maestro Michael Hofstetter conducting Mozart's glorious score of irresistible melodies. Sung in Italian with English SURTITLESTM, Don Giovanni runs for 10 performances on January 24, 27, 30, February 1, 3, 6, 12, 14, 18, 21, 2015 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Inside Shaw New York's 2014 Critic SymposiumPhoto Coverage: Inside Shaw New York's 2014 Critic Symposium
    by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 3, 2014

    On Monday, December 1st the 2014 Shaw New York Critics' Symposium was held at The Players Club before a sold out crowd. A team of critics examine the ever-changing needs of their field, how their world has changed and how they predict their roles in the arts will continue to evolve. This panel included Joe Dziemianowicz (NY Daily News), Adam Feldman (TimeOut NY), Frank Rizzo (Hartford Courant/Variety), David Rooney (The Hollywood Reporter), Elisabeth Vincentelli (New York Post), and Jason Zinoman (The New York Times), moderated by Frank Rizzo (Hartford Courant). Gingold Theatrical Group presents these events annually. Gingold Theatrical Group is a human rights arts organization using the work of George Bernard Shaw as its guide. As George Bernard Shaw began his theatrical career as a critic and arts journalist, GTG presents this annual forum for critics to meet and discuss their world in front of an audience. This event was part of Gingold Theatrical Group's Shaw New York 2014 festival, which includes the now-running production of Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA at the Pearl Theatre Company. GTG's Shaw Symposium will take place on Monday, December 8th at The Players. The festival's Shaw Concert (with the Tesla Quartet) happens on Monday, December 15th, also at The Players. The final festival event will feature a new play by Time Out New York's David Cote as part of GTG's Project Shaw series. For more information about these events: www.gingoldgroup.org or phone 212.355.7823 Check out photos from inside the special event below! Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy _____________________________ (more...)

    The Acting Company Stages Reading of THE MILLIONAIRESS TodayThe Acting Company Stages Reading of THE MILLIONAIRESS Today
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

    The Acting Company will present a staged reading of The Millionairess, George Bernard Shaw's delightful satire on romance, religion, capitalism and how the other half lives at 7 pm tonight, November 24 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street (10th - 11th Avenues). (more...)

    The Acting Company to Present George Bernard Shaw's THE MILLIONAIRESS, 11/24The Acting Company to Present George Bernard Shaw's THE MILLIONAIRESS, 11/24
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

    The Acting Company will present a staged reading of The Millionairess, George Bernard Shaw's delightful satire on romance, religion, capitalism and how the other half lives at 7 pm on Monday, November 24 at the Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street (10th - 11th Avenues). (more...)

    THE FRIDAY FIVE: TWAIN AND SHAW'S Brian Hill and Michael RoarkTHE FRIDAY FIVE: TWAIN AND SHAW'S Brian Hill and Michael Roark
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 14, 2014

    This week the spotlight falls on two actors who are sharing the stage in the Nashville premiere of 2012 First Night Honoree Chambers Stevens' Twain and Shaw Do Lunch, directed by veteran director Melissa Carelli: Brian Hill and Michael Roark, arguably two of Music City's finest actors, onstage together playing literary lions Mark Twain and George Bernard Shaw, respectively. (more...)

    Bill Connington and Caden Jones Lead PYGMALION at Colonial Dames Museum House TodayBill Connington and Caden Jones Lead PYGMALION at Colonial Dames Museum House Today
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

    Award-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) will appear in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION today, November 12th at the Colonial Dames Museum House at 215 East 71st Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues). (more...)

    Bill Connington and Caden Jones to Lead PYGMALION at Colonial Dames Museum House, 11/12Bill Connington and Caden Jones to Lead PYGMALION at Colonial Dames Museum House, 11/12
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

    Award-winning actors Bill Connington (ZOMBIE) and Cadden Jones (WEST SIDE STORY) will appear in the sparkling George Bernard Shaw comedy PYGMALION on Wednesday, November 12th at the Colonial Dames Museum House at 215 East 71st Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues). (more...)

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