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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George Bernard Shaw News

Date of Birth: July 26, 1856
Date of Death: November 02, 1950 (94)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Syracuse University Department of Drama presents MAJOR BARBARASyracuse University Department of Drama presents MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

"The greatest of evils and the worst crime is poverty," declared George Bernard Shaw in the introduction to his famous play "Major Barbara". Written in 1906, this deliciously provocative comedy is the next offering in the Syracuse University Department of Drama season. Performances in the Storch Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/Drama complex begin March 31, with the official opening night on April 1. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild to Close 30th Season with 'BACK TO METHUSELAH'Washington Stage Guild to Close 30th Season with 'BACK TO METHUSELAH'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The Washington Stage Guild will celebrate the end of its 30th Anniversary Season with Back To Methuselah: As Far As Thought Can Reach, the final episode in its multi-year presentation of George Bernard Shaw's visionary cycle of plays about humanity's destiny. (more...)

BWW Review: Haitink Captivates Boston - AgainBWW Review: Haitink Captivates Boston - Again
by Erica Miner - Mar 20, 2017

Boston Symphony Conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink has sustained a mutually respectful relationship with the BSO and its audiences for over 40 years (more...)

Photo Flash: OVERRULED Returns to Papillon as an Immersive Party Theatre ExperiencePhoto Flash: OVERRULED Returns to Papillon as an Immersive Party Theatre Experience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Shiyr Productions will reprise Overruled after a successful run in the fall of 2016. Performances will run April 7-9 & 28-30, 2017 at Papillon Bistro & Bar, Prohibition Room, 22 E. 54th Street (bet. 5th & Madison Avenues), New York, NY 10022. (more...)

Nathan Lane Attends the UK Premiere of THE FROGS in LondonNathan Lane Attends the UK Premiere of THE FROGS in London
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Nathan Lane, whose 2004 Broadway version of Stephen Sondheim's 'The Frogs' - an hilarious send up of Greek comedy and satire - has its UK premiere tonight (Thursday 16 March), attended the show last night at Jermyn Street Theatre in London's West End. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 15 - The Oh So Loverly MY FAIR LADY Opens at the Mark Hellinger TheaterVIDEO: On This Day, March 15 - The Oh So Loverly MY FAIR LADY Opens at the Mark Hellinger Theater
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2017

On this day in 1956, Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison took to the Broadway stage for opening night of a musical retelling of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Under the tutelage of linguist, Henry Higgins, a poor Cockney flower girl is transformed into a woman of society in this Lerner and Loewe musical theatre gem aptly titled, My Fair Lady. (more...)

ShawChicago Sets 'Dysfunctional Family Fun' 2017-18 SeasonShawChicago Sets 'Dysfunctional Family Fun' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

ShawChicago presents its 2017/18 season, Dysfunctional Family Fun: 1776-1926. The season will include George Bernard Shaw's The Devil's Disciple, Margaret Raether's Jeeves In Bloom, based on the works of P.G. Wodehouse, and Noel Coward's Hay Fever. All performances will be at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

First New Production of MY FAIR LADY in 25 Years to 'Dance All Night' on Broadway Next SpringFirst New Production of MY FAIR LADY in 25 Years to 'Dance All Night' on Broadway Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Next spring, Lincoln Center Theater, in association with Nederlander Presentations Inc., will mount a new production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, the first Broadway production of the classic musical in 25 years. MY FAIR LADY, which will be directed by Bartlett Sher, will begin previews Thursday, March 22, 2018 and open on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

A Boarding Pass to a Badass Break - WeHo offers for a Spring Season or for Simply no ReasonA Boarding Pass to a Badass Break - WeHo offers for a Spring Season or for Simply no Reason
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

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Willy Russell's Comedy EDUCATING RITA Coming to Everyman This MarchWilly Russell's Comedy EDUCATING RITA Coming to Everyman This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

A wisecracking, no-nonsense hairdresser from the working-class streets of Belfast, Rita is tired of her job, her prospects, her husband, and her life. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): MY FAIR LADY at The Larry Keeton TheatreFRIDAY 5 (+1): MY FAIR LADY at The Larry Keeton Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2017

Lerner and Loewe's classic Broadway musical My Fair Lady - based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion - opens tomorrow night at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson, featuring Erica Patterson (and her understudy Ashley Wolfe, who takes on the iconic role for three performances) as Eliza Doolittle, surrounded by a bevy of Nashville's finest leading men, including Cavender Lane, Elliott Winston Robinson, Chris Cavin, Austin Jeffrey Smith and George Hardimon IV. (more...)

Centaur Theatre Welcomes New Artistic & Executive Director Eda HolmesCentaur Theatre Welcomes New Artistic & Executive Director Eda Holmes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Centaur Theatre's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Eda Holmes as the new Artistic and Executive Director. She assumes the role on August 1, 2017. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY, Starring Patterson, Lane, Cavin and Robinson Opens 2/16MY FAIR LADY, Starring Patterson, Lane, Cavin and Robinson Opens 2/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 3, 2017

Erica Patterson takes on the iconic role of Eliza Doolittle in the upcoming production of Lerner and Loewe's My Fair Lady, running February 16-March 4 at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson. Cavender Lane will play the supercilious Henry Higgins, with Chris Cavin as Colonel Pickering and Elliott Winston Robinson as Alfred P. Doolittle in the revival, directed by veteran Nashville director (and current senior contributing editor to BroadwayWorld.com/Nashville) Jeffrey Ellis. (more...)

Lisa Bostnar And Gus Kaikkonen To Read Famous Love LettersLisa Bostnar And Gus Kaikkonen To Read Famous Love Letters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Award-winning actors Lisa Bostnar and Gus Kaikkonen will perform readings of famous love letters as part of a dinner and theatre package being offered by Sunflowers Cafe and the River Street Theatre (RST) in Jaffrey on Monday, February 13th. (more...)

Ashley Carter and More Join Cast of A Classic Theatre's FOR THE LOVE OF SHAKESPEAREAshley Carter and More Join Cast of A Classic Theatre's FOR THE LOVE OF SHAKESPEARE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2017

A Classic Theatre announces the cast of their next production, For the Love of Shakespeare! As theaters around the world celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare, ACT offers a tribute to the Bard with this comedic trio of one-acts. Follow the antics of this company of actors as they explore Shakespeare's world with tongue firmly planted in cheek. The one-acts include "The Dark Lady of the Sonnets" by George Bernard Shaw, "SHAKESappear!" by Milton E. Polsky, and "Something Rotten in Denmark" by Ann Karine (aka Annie G.). (more...)

McCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in RepMcCarter to Present Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

McCarter Theatre Center is starting the New Year with a fresh look at two of literature's most enigmatic and dynamic characters. From January 13 - February 12, the celebrated New York theater company, Bedlam, makes its McCarter Theatre Center debut with their critically- acclaimed stripped down productions of William Shakespeare's Hamlet and George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, in rotating repertory. (more...)

Beef & Boards' 2017 Season to Feature Four Shows New to Its StageBeef & Boards' 2017 Season to Feature Four Shows New to Its Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

There's more to be seen in 2017 as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents four new shows to its stage for its 44th Season. Plus, a musical theatre classic returns after 20 years, two beloved stories are revisited, and the year is capped off with the silver anniversary of Beef & Boards' own holiday production. (more...)

Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak Extends Stay as Artistic Director of Hartford StageTony Winner Darko Tresnjak Extends Stay as Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Sue Ann Collins, president of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, announced today that Darko Tresnjak, artistic director since 2012, has extended his contract through June 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik EhnPhoto Flash: La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club Presents CLOVER by Erik Ehn
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

La MaMa presents Clover, a new experimental theater drama about America's history of violence by Erik Ehn, directed by Glory Kadigan with original music by Maya Solovey and original puppet design & puppetry direction by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew.  Performances will be staged at the First Floor Theatre at La MaMa, 74a East 4th Street,New York, NY 10003 from December 1-16, 2016.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 11/27/2016Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 11/27/2016
by BWW - Nov 27, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/27/2016 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)

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