George Bernard Shaw News

 

George Bernard Shaw News

Date of Birth: July 26, 1856
Date of Death: November 02, 1950 (94)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Stars Will Come Out for Broadhurst's 100th Birthday Bash at Feinstein's/54 BelowStars Will Come Out for Broadhurst's 100th Birthday Bash at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Initial casting has been announced for Feinstein's/54 Below's BROADHURST AT 100!, a centennial celebration of the Broadhurst Theatre, on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017, at 7:00pm & 9:30pm. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company Announces Extension of ...DISCORDLantern Theater Company Announces Extension of ...DISCORD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Lantern Theater Company announced today that its record-breaking 2016/17 season closing production of The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord will extend its run to meet audience demand and will now close on Sunday, July 9, 2017. The following performances have been added: (more...)

Theresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonTheresa Rebeck-Helmed THE WAY OF THE WORLD, All-Star THE WINTER'S TALE and More Set for Folger Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

After closing its widely successful 25th anniversary season, and recently garnering six Helen Hayes Awards (including 'Outstanding Production, Play'), Folger Theatre announces the upcoming 2017/18 season. Cited as 'the go-to local troupe for classical innovation' (The Washington Post), Folger Theatre will present a season of epic tales of power, passion, and politics to spark the imagination. (more...)

TFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURETFANA Presents Simon Godwin's New Staging of MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin's first time directing Shakespeare for an American company, runs June 17 - July 16 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place) in the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

Casting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough TheatreCasting Announced For James Bridie's MR. GILLIE at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

In a new production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre and continuing their rediscovery of James Bridie, one of the West End's most successful dramatists of the 1930s and 1940s, the first London production since its 1950 premiere of Mr Gillie runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings and Tuesday matinees from Sunday, 25 June 2017 (Press Night: Monday, 26 June 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Gingold Theatrical GroupTo Present Developmental Workshop of David Cote's OTHERLANDGingold Theatrical GroupTo Present Developmental Workshop of David Cote's OTHERLAND
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director), best known for its PROJECT SHAW series at Symphony Space  - now in its 12th Season, continues to develop new works with its PRESS CUTTINGS: New Work Program. (more...)

David Cote's OTHERLAND Gets Workshop at Gingold GroupDavid Cote's OTHERLAND Gets Workshop at Gingold Group
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group, best known for its PROJECT SHAW series at Symphony Space - now in its 12th Season, continues to develop new works with its PRESS CUTTINGS: New Work Program. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company presents SPLENDOUR, Opening 6/23Aurora Theatre Company presents SPLENDOUR, Opening 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company closes its 25th season with the Bay Area Premiere of SPLENDOUR, Abi Morgan's (Suffragette, The Iron Lady, Shame, The Hour) riveting play about the fragility of power and the unreliability of language. Barbara Damashek (American Buffalo) returns to Aurora to helm this drama, featuring Lorri Holt (The Aspern Papers), Denmo Ibrahim (Betrayed), Mia Tagano, and Sam Jackson. SPLENDOUR plays June 23 through July 23 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 30, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 30, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 30, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - and we hope you've sufficiently recovered from Memorial Day Weekend so that you're able to face the rest of the week with the necessary intent to achieve all that's possible in a world where white pants and white shoes are acceptable (it's summer, after all…well, unofficially, from a social standpoint)! All of this prompts us to ask the musical question: What did you do this holiday weekend? Social media was fairly abuzz with all manner of outings and adventures perpetrated by the theaterati, including both Amy Prough Stumpfl and Nancy Allen attending a performance of Hamilton in Chicago, where Belmont University Musical Theatre alumni Candace Quarrels and Chris Lee are starring! (more...)

Peter Shaffer Expert to Speak at LETTICE AND LOVAGE Sunday Symposium at WCPPeter Shaffer Expert to Speak at LETTICE AND LOVAGE Sunday Symposium at WCP
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Alan Pally, an authority on Tony and Academy Award-winning British playwright Peter Shaffer ("Amadeus," "Equus"), will be guest speaker at the Playhouse's Sunday Symposium following the Sunday, June 4, 3 p.m. matinee performance of Shaffer's comedy "Lettice and Lovage."  (more...)

Erik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This SummerErik Ehn's QUIET HOUSE to Play Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Erik Ehn's Quiet House directed by Glory Kadigan premieres June 23 at the 2017 Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (The Festivity runs June 12 - July 9 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC). (more...)

BWW Review: HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford StageBWW Review: HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - May 21, 2017

From the very moment audiences enter the theater at Hartford Stage for its final production of the 2016-17 season, George Bernard Shaw's HEARTBREAK HOUSE, it is immediately apparent the evening is going to be quite unique. In what has been called Shaw's "most ambitious and prophetic achievement", HEARTBREAK HOUSE manages to bring to life the signature wit and social dialogue of Shaw's other works but with a sense of danger, intrigue and fascination - and under the direction of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, the Hartford Stage production accomplishes this and more. (more...)

Tony Sheldon, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in George Bernard Shaw's GETTING MARRIED this JuneTony Sheldon, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in George Bernard Shaw's GETTING MARRIED this June
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Staller, continues its 12th Season when it presents its 123rd concert presentation with Shaw's curious 1908 comedy Getting Married on Monday, June 26 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Simon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Finds Full Company at TFANASimon Godwin's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Finds Full Company at TFANA
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced casting for British director Simon Godwin's new staging of Measure for Measure, William Shakespeare's dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. (more...)

Center Stage Jackson Seeks Artistic Directors for 2017-18 SeasonCenter Stage Jackson Seeks Artistic Directors for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Center Stage Jackson is seeking artistic directors for its 2017-2018 Main Stage Season. The Main Stage Season will consist of two musicals at Jackson College and one dinner theater at the Sandhill Crane Vineyards. (more...)

Ballet, Shakespeare and Shaw to Light Up The Fugard Bioscope Screen this JuneBallet, Shakespeare and Shaw to Light Up The Fugard Bioscope Screen this June
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

Winter is sure to be warmer with The Fugard Bioscope's screenings of the best of world theatre and ballet from the National Theatre, the Royal Ballet and the Globe this June. Next month, ballet, Shakespeare and Shaw will be screened in the Fugard's state-of-the-art bioscope. (more...)

Peter Gregus and Lindsie VanWinkle to Lead MY FAIR LADY at New Bedford Festival TheatrePeter Gregus and Lindsie VanWinkle to Lead MY FAIR LADY at New Bedford Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

New Bedford Festival Theatre, the Moss Hart award-winning theatre in New Bedford, MA, under the leadership of Producer Armand Marchand is proud to announce its cast for their summer production of MY FAIR LADY. Performances begin July 21 and closes on July 30. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Allen Elizabethan Theatre Opens 6/16-18Oregon Shakespeare Festival Allen Elizabethan Theatre Opens 6/16-18
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival invites audiences to "be our guest" for a Falstaffian romp through merry old Windsor; a heroic, Homeric journey home to Ithaka; and a revelatory musical journey of self-discovery when its outdoor theatre opens the weekend of June 16-18. The Allen Elizabethan Theatre will feature The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Dawn Monique Williams; The Odyssey, adapted and directed by Mary Zimmerman; and Disney's Beauty and the Beast, directed by Eric Tucker. Previews begin June 6, and all three shows will run through the weekend of October 13-15. (more...)

Center Stage Jackson Announces 2017-18 SeasonCenter Stage Jackson Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Center Stage Jackson is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 Season! (more...)

ShawChicago Theater Company presents Shaw's SPEAKEASY: Annual GalaShawChicago Theater Company presents Shaw's SPEAKEASY: Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

ShawChicago celebrates its 23rd season with its annual gala, Shaw's Speakeasy. The gala will take place on Mary 19th from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM at the Casino, 195 E. Delaware Place, Chicago IL 60611. ShawChicago will also present its Bernie Award to Jay R. Tunney. (more...)

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