George Bernard Shaw News

Date of Birth: July 26, 1856
Date of Death: November 02, 1950 (94)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Musical Theatre West Delivers MY FAIR LADY, WEST SIDE STORY, and More in 2015-2016 SeasonMusical Theatre West Delivers MY FAIR LADY, WEST SIDE STORY, and More in 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Musical Theatre West continues its tradition of presenting Broadway's best on the West Coast with four shows in the 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Opens 2015-16 Season with MY FAIR LADYMusical Theatre West Opens 2015-16 Season with MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2015

Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 20-15-2016 season with Lerner and Loewe's Tony Award-winning musical My Fair Lady, October 23 - November 8, 2015, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Single tickets go on sale Wednesday, September 16 at 12:00 pm, or order now for a season subscription (to include West Side Story, Sister Act, and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) for the best seats and subscription packages savings. (more...)

John Cariani, Jackie Hoffman, Christine Pedi, George S. Irving and Fritz Weaver Among Stars of A CHEKHOV-SHAW COMEDY NIGHTJohn Cariani, Jackie Hoffman, Christine Pedi, George S. Irving and Fritz Weaver Among Stars of A CHEKHOV-SHAW COMEDY NIGHT
by Michael Dale - Aug 26, 2015

A reading of George Bernard Shaw's feminist comedy, PRESS CUTTINGS, preceded by two short plays by one of his major influences, Anton Chekhov. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Group to Open 6th Season with ROMEO & JULIET and THE MANDRAKEQuintessence Theatre Group to Open 6th Season with ROMEO & JULIET and THE MANDRAKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Quintessence Theatre Group launches its sixth season of progressive classic theatre with Shakespeare's romantic tragedy ROMEO AND JULIET presented in rotating repertory with Wallace Shawn's celebrated translation of Machiavelli's sex comedy THE MANDRAKE. A nine actor repertory ensemble comprised of Quintessence's best and director Alexander Burns will continue to establish Quintessence's brand of full throttle epic classic theatre for today. ROMEO AND JULIET will begin previews on Wednesday, September 30 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 3 at 8pm.  THE MANDRAKE will begin previews on Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm and open on Saturday, October 17 at 8pm. All performances are at the Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave in Mt Airy, Philadelphia, 19119. To purchase tickets visit www.QuintessenceTheatre.org or call 215.987.4450. (more...)

50th Anniversary Restoration of MY FAIR LADY Coming to Select Theaters Nationwide This October50th Anniversary Restoration of MY FAIR LADY Coming to Select Theaters Nationwide This October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

More loverly than ever! MY FAIR LADY is coming to select theaters nationwide for a limited engagement, beginning October 18th. The special screening is in celebration the 50th Anniversary restoration of the classic film. (more...)

Oscar-Winner George Chakiris to Appear at The Old Globe's WEST SIDE STORY Screening Next WeekOscar-Winner George Chakiris to Appear at The Old Globe's WEST SIDE STORY Screening Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

George Chakiris, who won an Oscar for his breakout role of 'Bernardo' in Jerome Robbins's WEST SIDE STORY, will be our Guest of Honor at the Free Summer Shakespeare screening of the film on Monday, August 24. (more...)

David Ives' A FLEA IN HER EAR Begins 9/6 at A Noise WithinDavid Ives' A FLEA IN HER EAR Begins 9/6 at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents the Southern California regional premiere of Georges Feydeau's classic French farce, A Flea in Her Ear - considered the greatest of French farces -- in a new version written by David Ives. Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, the show begins previews on September 6 and plays through November 22, 2015 (opens on September 12). Flea is the first production in A Noise Within's 2015-2016 BREAKING & ENTERING season, and is followed by the world premiere translation/adaptation of Jean Anouilh's Antigone by Robertson Dean (September 20 to November 20) and All My Sons by Arthur Miller, the Company's contribution to the global Miller Centennial Celebration(October 11-November 21). (more...)

ANTIGONE Begins 9/20 at A Noise WithinANTIGONE Begins 9/20 at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents a world premiere adaptation of Jean Anouilh's Antigone, translated and directed by ANW Resident Artist Robertson Dean, beginning September 20 and playing through November 20, 2015 (opens on September 26).   Antigone is the second production in the Company's 2015-2016 BREAKING AND ENTERING season, preceded by the West Coast Premiere of David Ives' translation of Georges Feydeau's classic farce A Flea in Her Ear (September 6-November 22) and followed by All My Sons by Arthur Miller, in celebration of the Miller centennial (October 11-November 21). (more...)

Space 55 Sets 2015-SeasonSpace 55 Sets 2015-Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Space 55, the cutting edge theater in downtown Phoenix announces its 2015-16 Season.  The year includes MainStage performances as well as single weekend shows and the popular Late Nite Series.  Space 55 is located at 636 E. Pierce Street, Phoenix AZ  85004. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/18/15- MY FAIR LADYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/18/15- MY FAIR LADY
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2015

Today in 1981, the second Broadway revival of My Fair Lady opened at the Uris Theatre (now the George Gershwin Theatre), where it ran for 120 performances. My Fair Lady is a musical based upon George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion and with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a well born lady. The musical's 1956 Broadway production was a hit, setting what was then the record for the longest run of any major musical theatre production in history. It was followed by a hit London production, a popular film version, and numerous revivals. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  MISALLIANCE at STNJ is a True Comic Delight for TheatergoersBWW Reviews: MISALLIANCE at STNJ is a True Comic Delight for Theatergoers
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 12, 2015

See George Bernard Shaw's 'Misalliance' now on stage at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey through August 30th. Directed by Stephen Brown-Fried, the stellar cast delivers Shaw's witty prose with seamless precision. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 11, 2015

Talking Heads' David Byrne, who with Fat Boy Slim wrote the cult Imelda Marcos musical HERE LIES LOVE, is bringing the life of another female icon to the stage. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADYCast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

As the Lyric Stage has shown with Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Big River, and more, our forte is turning a grand musical into a completely thrilling event in our uniquely intimate space. Now, director Scott Edmiston will re-fashion My Fair Lady, the delightful story of a down-on-her- luck London flower girl taken on as an 'experiment' by a chauvinistic speech therapist, into another Lyric Stage winner. Based on George Bernard Shaw's beloved play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady introduced the world to a treasure trove of classic tunes including 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' 'On the Street Where You Live,' 'The Rain in Spain,' and 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse Announces New Pricing for 87th Mainstage SeasonLong Beach Playhouse Announces New Pricing for 87th Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

On September 26, the Long Beach Playhouse opens its 87th Mainstage Season with lower ticket prices for Friday night shows. Instead of paying $24, the Friday night single ticket price will be $20. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Shakespeare Theatre's MISALLIANCEPhoto Flash: First Look at The Shakespeare Theatre's MISALLIANCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present GeorgeBernard Shaw's comedy Misalliance, directed by Artistic Associate/Casting Director Stephen Brown-Fried. Performances begin Wednesday, August 5th and continue through Sunday, August 30th at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Individual tickets and subscriptions can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by visiting ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

TACT's 2015-16 Season to Feature HARD LOVE & WIDOWERS' HOUSESTACT's 2015-16 Season to Feature HARD LOVE & WIDOWERS' HOUSES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

TACT/The Actors Company Theatre has announced its 2015/2016 Season, the company's 23rd. The critically-acclaimed and award-winning Off-Broadway company that "reveals, reclaims and reimagines great plays of literary merit" will offer two works that delve into the notion of choice, free will, faith, assumption and morality.  (more...)

Original MY FAIR LADY Star Julie Andrews to Helm Revival with NEWSIES Choreographer in Sydney Next YearOriginal MY FAIR LADY Star Julie Andrews to Helm Revival with NEWSIES Choreographer in Sydney Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Opera Australia Artistic Director Lyndon Terracini AM and leading theatre producer John Frost AM will present a brand new production of Lerner and Loewe's masterpiece My Fair Lady at the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House in 2016, celebrating the iconic musical's 60th anniversary. My Fair Lady will be directed by world-renowned actor and director Dame Julie Andrews with choreography by Tony Award-winning Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, The King and I, South Pacific). (more...)

BWW Blog: A Clevelander's View of the Shaw Festival 2015BWW Blog: A Clevelander's View of the Shaw Festival 2015
by Roy Berko - Aug 3, 2015

Jackie Maxwell, the Shaw Festival's Artistic Director, states, 'I have always found that theatre is at its best when the audience spans several generations - a guarantee that the story being told on stage is being taken in and reacted to in a variety of ways, enriching the experience for all.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORRORPhoto Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE WEST END HORROR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

For the fourth show in their 44th annual summer season, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the Central New York premiere of the new mystery/comedy 'Sherlock Holmes & the West End Horror' by Marcia Milgrom Dodge and Anthony Dodge, adapted from the novel by Nicholas Meyer. Performances will run from July 29th - August 8th with evening performances at 7:30 PM. Matinees are available on July 31st, 4th, and 5th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre to Present MISALLIANCE, 8/5-30The Shakespeare Theatre to Present MISALLIANCE, 8/5-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will present George Bernard Shaw's comedy Misalliance, directed by Artistic Associate/Casting Director Stephen Brown-Fried. Performances begin Wednesday, August 5th and continue through Sunday, August 30th at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. Individual tickets and subscriptions can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 973-408-5600 or by visiting ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

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