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
    MY FAIR LADY Opens 9/24 at Ocean State Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

    Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), has announced the opening of their third season in their new state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick. The company's 2014-15 season begins with Lerner and Loewe's stunning Broadway classic, My Fair Lady, which opens on September 24. (more...)

    BWW Interviews: David Davalos - Playwright for WITTENBERG at STNJ
    by Marina Kennedy - Sep 09, 2014

    'Wittenberg' by David Davalos is having its New Jersey Premiere at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. Directed by Joseph Discher, performances start on September 10th. had the opportunity to interview Davalos about the play and his career. (more...)

    Joan of Arc Examined in LIGHTS OF MADNESS
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

    Savannah, GA (more...)

    Classic Author-on-Author Insults Give Rise to Art Form - H.G. Wells, Virginia Woolf and More!
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

    Huffington Post recently posted 19 author-on-author insults, proving that a true literary genius can turn their words into an art form. (more...)

    Micheal Learned & Daniel Davis to Lead DTC's LOVE LETTERS
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

    Delaware Theatre Company has announced casting for the 2014-2015 season opener LOVE LETTERS. LOVE LETTERS will star Michael Learned from TV's 'The Waltons,' and Daniel Davis from TV's 'The Nanny'. (more...)

    J. Smith Cameron and Jefferson Mays to Star in Project Shaw's VILLAGE WOOING This Fall
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

    Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 96th production, George Bernard Shaw's Village Wooing, on Monday, September 29 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

    BWW Reviews: APT's A DOCTOR'S DILEMMA Dissects Truths to Life and Death
    by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Aug 22, 2014

    I can't afford to save my life, Dr. Blenkinsop tells a cadre of more successful physicians in George Bernard Shaw's The Doctor's Dilemma. Spring Green's American Players Theatre presents Shaw's riveting drama at the Up the Hill Theatre this fall, a diverting play that discusses contemporary medical issues even though written over 100 years ago. In Shaw's play, Blenkinsop represents a physician who serves the less fortunate in London society, and when he himself becomes sick, has few means or time to cure his patients, much less himself. (more...)

    MY FAIR LADY, THE LITTLE MERMAID & More Set for Theatre By The Sea's 2015 Musical Season
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

    Bill Hanney has announced the lineup for the 2015 Summer Season at the historic Theatre By The Sea (TBTS). The four show subscription season will feature SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, MY FAIR LADY starring Charles Shaughnessy, Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID and the Mel Brooks musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Season subscriptions are on sale now and can be purchased by calling (401) 782-8587, order forms can be downloaded online at, or ordered in person at the Box Office located at 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield, RI 02879. (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: On This Day 8/18- MY FAIR LADY
    by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2014

    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...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Moonlight Stage's MY FAIR LADY, Opening Tonight
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

    Artistic Director Steven Glaudini presents the third show inMoonlight Stage Production's 34th summer season, the beloved classic Broadway smash hit MY FAIR LADY. Performances are today, August 13 to 30. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

    BEYOND DESIRE to Run 21 Nov - 14 Dec at Hayes Theatre
    by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 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 - Sunday 14 December 2014. (more...)

    THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Richard Burton Remembrance
    by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 07, 2014

    This week marks the 30th anniversary of the death of world renowned stage and screen star Richard Burton and today we celebrate his lasting legacy in honor of it. (more...)

    BWW Blog: A Clevelander's Views and Reviews of Canada's The Shaw Festival
    by Roy Berko - Aug 06, 2014

    'By the time the show is over, you will have been taken on a journey more compelling and magical than you could have imagined. For this, I think, is our principal function-as we delight, provoke and entertain, we must always surprise.' These are Jackie Maxwell, the Shaw Festival's Artistic Director, hopes for those who attend one or more of the theatre offerings. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: FROGS Fails to Create Much Excitement at Cain Park
    by Roy Berko - Aug 03, 2014

    'The Frogs,' Stephen Sondheim and Burt Shevelove's musical adaptation of Aristophanes' ancient Greek comedy, had a novel introduction to the stage. In 1974 it was produced in Yale University's Swimming Pool by the Yale Repertory Theatre. (more...)

    Photo Flash: First Look at Cal Shakes' PYGMALION
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

    California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2014 season with George Bernard Shaw's brilliant Pygmalion, directed by Cal Shakes Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone. Pygmalion plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from now through August 24. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

    MMNT's 2014-15 Season to Include HAMLET, 'BRIDEGROOM,' MISALLIANCE & More
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

    Mary Moody Northen Theatre, the award-winning producing arm of the St. Edward's University theater training program, announces its 2014-2015 season, featuring four (4) outstanding plays ranging from classic to contemporary. Join us for our 42nd anniversary season and share in the fun and excitement at the theatre on the hill! (more...)

    Moonlight Stage to Present MY FAIR LADY, 8/13-30
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

    Artistic Director Steven Glaudini presents the third show in Moonlight Stage Production's 34th summer season, the beloved classic Broadway smash hit MY FAIR LADY. Performances are August 13 to 30. Single tickets are priced $15 to $52 and include price levels for student rush, military, senior, and family discounts. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit (more...)

    Classic Theatre of San Antonio to Present ARMS AND THE MAN, Begin. 8/22
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

    Classic Theatre of San Antonio opens up its seventh season with a production of George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man. Worlds collide with delicious results when two opposing soldiers vie for the heart of an idealistic young girl. Director Stacey Connelly captures Shaw's signature wit and charm in this classic, romantic comedy which illuminates the resulting humor of heroic ideals turned on their head. (more...)

    Flat Earth Theatre to Stage PYGMALION, 8/22-30
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

    Exactly one century since its 1914 London premiere, Flat Earth Theatre presents PYGMALION, George Bernard Shaw's classic comedy of manners, newly adapted and directed by local fiction writer and Flat Earth Company Member Devon Jones. This irreverent reimagining of Shaw's time-tested story will run August 22nd - 30th, 2014, and will be the third and final production in Flat Earth's 2014 Season, "Literature in Dystopia." (more...)

    THINKING PLACES Reveals Secrets to Success
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (more...)

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