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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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    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 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...)

    BWW Reviews: TWAIN AND SHAW DO LUNCH While Charming Nashville AudiencesBWW Reviews: TWAIN AND SHAW DO LUNCH While Charming Nashville Audiences
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 10, 2014

    In a delightful production helmed by veteran director Melissa Carelli, and starring a trio of very capable Nashville actors, Twain and Shaw Do Lunch treats audiences to an imagined afternoon affair in which the two literary lions-Mark Twain and George Bernard Shaw at the top of their parlor game-swap stories, trade quips and exchange bons mots. (more...)

    THE FRIDAY FIVE: Caroline Davis from TWAIN AND SHAW DO LUNCHTHE FRIDAY FIVE: Caroline Davis from TWAIN AND SHAW DO LUNCH
    by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 7, 2014

    Caroline Davis, taking on the role of Charlotte Shaw, has performed with various local theatre groups-ACT 1, Blackbird, Carrick, Circle, Groundworks, Rhubarb-"on occasion as an ice skater, a geisha, a monkey, a dog, a Marx Brother, a shepherdess (twice) and a dead person (thrice)." (more...)

    James Vasquez to Helm RICH GIRL and Jessica Stone to Direct ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe in 2014-15James Vasquez to Helm RICH GIRL and Jessica Stone to Direct ARMS AND THE MAN at The Old Globe in 2014-15
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

    The Old Globe today announced that James Vasquez (Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas!, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show) will direct the final show of its 2014-2015 Season, the West Coast premiere of an exciting new American play, Rich Girl, by acclaimed playwright Victoria Stewart. Rich Girl will play May 23 - June 21, 2015. (more...)

    Cortland Rep Announces 2015 Summer Season: ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID, MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET & MoreCortland Rep Announces 2015 Summer Season: ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID, MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET & More
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

    Cortland Repertory Theatre, one of New York State's longest running professional summer theatres, is announcing their 44th annual season for the summer of 2015. (more...)

    The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series to Continue with Kathryn Harrison, 12/2The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series to Continue with Kathryn Harrison, 12/2
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

    The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes Kathryn Harrison, the New York Times bestselling author and celebrated essayist for The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, and O Magazine, on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Harrison will discuss JOAN OF ARC: A Life Transfigured, her expertly woven account of a young peasant girl who became a heroine of profound historical and almost mythical stature. (more...)

    Long Beach Playhouse's ARMS AND THE MAN Opens 11/8Long Beach Playhouse's ARMS AND THE MAN Opens 11/8
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

    Long Beach Playhouse presents a production of George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, the classic 'anti-romantic' comedy. Featuring Hallie Mayer, Sarah Genevieve Green, Charlotte Williams, Michael J. Knowles, Doyle Smiens, Mitchell Nunn, and Alex Bennett, Arms and the Man opens Nov. 8th, 2014, and runs through Dec. 6. (more...)

    Aurora Theatre Company Dedicates Artwork to Barbara OliverAurora Theatre Company Dedicates Artwork to Barbara Oliver
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

    Aurora Theatre Company celebrated the remarkable life of its founding Artistic Director, Barbara Oliver, with the unveiling of the Barbara Oliver Bas Relief on Tuesday, October 28 in the Nell and Jules Dashow Wing at Aurora Theatre Company. (more...)

    Stage Guild Presents Area Premiere of PEN, 10/30-11/23Stage Guild Presents Area Premiere of PEN, 10/30-11/23
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2014

    The Washington Stage Guild begins its 2014-15 Season of Love and/or Marriage with the Washington area premiere of PEN by David Marshall Grant, playing October 30 through November 23. In the production directed by Kasi Campbell, a divorced couple wrangle over their college-bound son's future, and while the boy's life is about to change, he and his mother undergo perplexing changes themselves. (more...)

    Breaking News: The Muny Unveils 2015 Season from HAIRSPRAY to INTO THE WOODS & 3 Premieres!Breaking News: The Muny Unveils 2015 Season from HAIRSPRAY to INTO THE WOODS & 3 Premieres!
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

    The Muny in St. Louis has just revealed their 2015 season via the St. Louis Post Dispatch which will include BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, MY FAIR LADY, OKLAHOMA!, HAIRSPRAY, INTO THE WOODS, BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY and a new adaption of HOLIDAY INN. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Nothing Wrong with (or Vital About) THE HEIRESSBWW Reviews: Nothing Wrong with (or Vital About) THE HEIRESS
    by Maggie Yates - Oct 22, 2014

    When even the director uses the phrase 'old-fashioned' to describe the play, I wonder why a company would choose to produce a show with such a lack of vitality. (more...)

    L'Etage Cabaret to Present A STREETCAR NAMED DURANG, Begin. 11/9L'Etage Cabaret to Present A STREETCAR NAMED DURANG, Begin. 11/9
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

    Three one-acts from the writer The New York Times critic Ben Brantley described as "…one of our funniest playwrights," master of parody Christopher Durang, will be presented beginning November 9 at L'Etage Cabaret in Philadelphia. A Streetcar Named Durang: Two Burlesques and a Western will be presented by The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, the Philadelphia-based theater company whose mission is to present classic absurdist theater to audiences in the Philadelphia region. (more...)

    Washington Stage Guild Announces 2014-2015 SeasonWashington Stage Guild Announces 2014-2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

    The Washington Stage Guild announces its 29th season of our distinctive repertory, an array of eloquent plays of idea and argument, passion and wit-smart theatre for a smart town. The 2014-2015 season includes the second part of our multi-year presentation of George Bernard Shaw's BACK TO METHUSELAH, and as the visionary cycle leaps into the future and examines the effect of human advances on relationships, the other three plays also focus on unexpected looks at basic ties to create A SEASON OF LOVE AND/OR MARRIAGE. Two Washington premieres are joined by two plays not seen here in decades, as we offer our first productions by two of Shaw's followers, Frederick Lonsdale and Terence Rattigan, and one by a contemporary American playwright, David Marshall Grant. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Pearl Theatre Company and Gingold Theatre Group's MAJOR BARBARAPhoto Coverage: Meet the Company of Pearl Theatre Company and Gingold Theatre Group's MAJOR BARBARA
    by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 9, 2014

    The Pearl Theatre Company and Gingold Theatre Group will soon present Shaw's Major Barbara, running November 4 through December 14, 2014. Check out phtoos of the company below! (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Jennifer Damiano & Wesley Taylor Talk Straight From New York MasterclassesBWW Interviews: Jennifer Damiano & Wesley Taylor Talk Straight From New York Masterclasses
    by David Clarke - Oct 9, 2014

    The main goal of Straight From New York Workshop and Concert Series is to offer "educational opportunities for performing arts students to work with top Broadway artists in cities around the country. In addition, the concert series features Broadway artists in performance for the public!" This October, Tony Award Nominee Jennifer Damiano and Broadway/TV Star Wesley Taylor are touring Texas to teach a series of Musical Theatre Audition Masterclasses. (more...)

    Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELLMedicine Show Theatre Ensemble to Present DON JUAN IN HELL
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

    Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, has just two weeks left with George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell. (more...)

    Hayes Theatre Co to Present BEYOND DESIRE, 21 Nov - 13 DecHayes Theatre Co to Present BEYOND DESIRE, 21 Nov - 13 Dec
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

    Loosely based on Shakespeare's Hamlet and E.M Foster's novel Maurice, the World Premiere of Beyond Desire is playing at Hayes Theatre Co from Friday, 21 November to Saturday 13 December 2014. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Inside Gingold Theatrical Group's VILLAGE WOOING ReadingPhoto Coverage: Inside Gingold Theatrical Group's VILLAGE WOOING Reading
    by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 30, 2014

    Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, just presented its 96th production, George Bernard Shaw's Village Wooing, September 29 at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the reading below! (more...)

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