Georges Feydeau News

Date Of Birth:
December 08, 1862
Date Of Death:
June 05, 1921 (58)
Birth Place:
Paris, FRANCE
Gender:
Male
Photo Flash: First Look at Two Operatic Musicals at TNC - RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER and OUT THE WINDOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present "The Power of Love", two new american operatic musicals adapted from classic works: Seymour Barab's operatic parody 'Out The Window', based on Georges Feydeau's Farce "Par La Fenetre", and 'Rappaccini's Daughter', a musical tale with music by Michael Cohen and libretto by Linsey Abrams, based on Nathanial Hawthorne's Gothic Short Story. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

SYLVIA, ENRON, 4000 MILES and More Set for 2nd Story Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

Cats may have nine lives, but 2nd Story's top dog, Sylvia, has two. AR Gurney's personable pooch is making a return visit to satisfy all the customers who were turned away during last spring's sold out run. The eight-performance rerun will be from September 4 - September 14. In early October, 2nd Story kicks off its GR8 Season -- eight great plays -- four UpStage and four Down. (more...)

TNC to Stage OUT THE WINDOW and RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHTER This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Theater for the New City, Crystal Field, Executive Director, and The After Dinner Opera Company present two new American operatic musical adaptations from classical works, Seymour Barab's operatic parody Out the Window based upon Georges Feydeux's farce 'Par La Fenetre;' and Rappaccini's Daughter, based on Nathaniel Hawthorne's gothic short story, with libretto by Linsey Abrams and music by Michael Cohen. Lissa Moira directs. (more...)

Classics in the Park Presents THE LADY FROM MAXIM'S, 8/9-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Classics in the Park, which has been mounting summer performances of classic plays in Ventura County for more than two decades, will perform Georges Feydeau's riotous bedroom farce, The Lady From Maxim's, August 9 through 17, at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. Directed by Theresa Secor, the adaptation by Gene Feist will feature songs set to original music by local musician-composer Zach Spencer, and vocal direction by Tara McGrath. (more...)

Everyman & Playhouse Autumn Season to Feature World Premiere of Jeff Young's BRIGHT PHOENIX
by BWW News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

The first season with the Everyman and Playhouse back together has been extraordinary; thousands flocked to the opening weekend and the Everyman has since earned a national RIBA award and North West building of the year. Now the theatres look ahead to an autumn season featuring three ambitious new productions, full of invention and humanity. (more...)

Stagione Teatrale 2014-2015 Aella Sala Umberto
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

Benvenuti alla presentazione della Stagione Teatrale 2014-2015 della Sala Umberto. (more...)

The Trap Door Theatre to Stage REGARDING THE JUST, 6/5-7/5
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Trap Door Theatre presents Regarding the Just, translated and adapted by Pascal Collin and Nicholas Le Guevel from Albert Camus' Les Justes. The production is directed by Valery Warnotte. (more...)

Trinity Repertory Company Holds Memorial Celebration for Marion Simon Today
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Trinity Repertory Company invites the public to remember and celebrate the life of the lateMarion Simon, former executive assistant to Trinity Rep artistic director, Adrian Hall (and later Richard Jenkins), who passed away in December at the age of 90. The memorial celebration -featuring speakers and stories about Trinity Rep's longtime friend - will take place tonight, May 7, at 2PM in Trinity Repertory Company's Dowling Theater, 201 Washington St. in Providence. The memorial service is free and open to the public - seating reservations are not necessary, but those with special seating needs should call (401) 521-1100, ext. 104. (more...)

Trinity Rep to Honor Jeffrey Osborne With 2014 New England Pell Award for Artistic Excellence, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Trinity Rep announced today that Jeffrey Osborne will be honored with the 2014 New England Pell Award for Artistic Excellence, acknowledging his artistic achievements and philanthropic work throughout Rhode Island. (more...)

A.C.T. Sets Spring 2014 Repertory: OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET, THE GIRL FROM MAXIM'S & TEACH FOR AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

American Conservatory Theater announced today the Spring 2014 Repertory featuring students from A.C.T.'s acclaimed Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Program, as well as a coproduction featuring students from A.C.T.'s Young Conservatory (YC) Program. The three works in repertory this May are Stephen Adly Guirgis' scorching comedy, Our Lady of 121st Street; Georges Feydeau's madcap farce The Girl from Maxim's; and Rob Ackerman's hilarious and heartbreaking Teach for America. Tickets for each performance are $20 and are available online at www.act-sf.org or by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228. Two and three-show packages are available. Pick any two shows for $30 (a savings of $10) or purchase all three shows for $40 (a savings of $20). Packages are available for purchase by visiting https://tickets.act-sf.org/online/ (select M.F.A. Program Spring Repertory Package). (more...)

Trinity Rep and WBRU Hosts Under35@Veronica Meadows Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Trinity Rep and WBRU announce their next Under35@TRC WBRU Night, Under35@Veronica Meadows, today, April 17. (more...)

Trinity Repertory Company to Hold Memorial Celebration for Marion Simon, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Trinity Repertory Company invites the public to remember and celebrate the life of the lateMarion Simon, former executive assistant to Trinity Rep artistic director, Adrian Hall (and later Richard Jenkins), who passed away in December at the age of 90. The memorial celebration -featuring speakers and stories about Trinity Rep's longtime friend - will take place on Friday, May 7, at 2PM in Trinity Repertory Company's Dowling Theater, 201 Washington St. in Providence. The memorial service is free and open to the public - seating reservations are not necessary, but those with special seating needs should call (401) 521-1100, ext. 104. (more...)

Theater Wit Wins Rights to Chicago Debut of MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY, Set for Jan 2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler has confirmed Theater Wit has secured the exclusive rights to present the Midwest premiere of Anne Washburn's unforgettable new work, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. (more...)

Richard and Sharon Jenkins to Receive Trinity Rep's 2014 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement; Ceremony Set for 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Trinity Rep announced today that former artistic director and Academy-award nominated film, stage and TV actor Richard Jenkins and his wife Director/Choreographer Sharon Jenkins will be honored with the 2014 Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. The theater also announced that nationally known dance educator and choreographer Mary Paula Hunter will receive the 2014 Charles Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts. The 18th annual Pell Awards will be held on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Trinity Rep with a reception to follow next door at the Providence Public Library. (more...)

Trinity Rep and WBRU to Host Under35@Veronica Meadows, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Trinity Rep and WBRU announce their next Under35@TRC WBRU Night, Under35@Veronica Meadows, Thursday, April 17. Sponsored by WBRU, Under35@TRC is Trinity Rep's membership program for theater goers between 21 and 35. Membership is free and includes $25 tickets to any Trinity Rep performance and invitations to special events. Under35@Veronica Meadows includes a pre-show reception and viewing of the Dowling Theater's art gallery Cover to Cover: The Veronica Meadows Series Imagined, featuring the work of RISD illustration students. The event also provides an exclusive opportunity to meet the artists displayed in the exhibit. The reception begins at 6:00pm, gallery opens at 6:30, followed by a 7:30pm performance of Veronica Meadows. Tickets for the evening are $25 for Under35@TRC members and include the pre-show events and performance. Membership for Under35@TRC is free for those 21-35. To join, email Ted Chylack at tchylack@trinityrep.com or visit www.trinityrep.com. Tickets are available through the box office at 201 Washington St., by calling (401)351-4242 or online at www.trinityrep.com. (more...)

BWW Reviews: 2nd Story Presents Fantastic, Fanciful Farce with LE DINDON
by Robert Barossi - Mar 28, 2014

There's no denying it, it's been an awful winter. There are likely a number of scientific studies to back up that fact. It's been cold and grey and dismal for quite a while and the snow and ice are just now, at the end of March, starting to vanish completely. What better way is there to shrug off this dreary gray season than a bright, exuberant and riotously funny comic farce, live on stage? Have no fear, 2nd Story Theatre has exactly what you need with their current production of Le Dindon, by the master of French farce, Georges Feydeau. (more...)

Trinity Rep and Providence Athenaeum to Host Salon Inspired by VERONICA MEADOWS, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Trinity Rep and The Providence Athenaeum invite the public to attend a free salon conversation inspired by Trinity Rep's world premiere Veronica Meadows. Girl Power: The Girl Detective in American Literature and Her Impact on American Culture, a conversation moderated by the Athenaeum's Christina Bevilacqua between Brown University cultural historian Susan Smulyan and playwright Stephen Thorne, takes place Monday, April 7 at 7:00PM in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

2nd Story Theatre's UpStage Continues with LE DINDON, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Le Dindon or The Dupe by Georges Feydeau, in an original translation by Ed Shea, will play UpStage at 2nd Story Theatre, March 20 - April 13, 2014. (more...)

Rufus Collins and Amanda Drinkall Star in VENUS IN FUR's Chicago Premiere at Goodman Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

'In love as in politics, one partner must rule. One of them must be the hammer, the other the anvil.' Venus in Fur, Chicago native playwright David Ives' 'smart, sexy, sinister comedy' (Vogue), makes its premiere tonight, March 8, at Goodman Theatre, helmed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

Trinity Rep Announces WRITE HERE, WRITE NOW Student Playwright Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Trinity Repertory Company's Education Department has announced the winners of their third annual Write Here, Write Now! Student Playwriting Competition. This year's winning plays and playwrights are: After the Horror Movie by Mimi Heath, Lincoln School in Pawtucket, Grade 11; The Basket Case by Spike Sommers, Wheeler School in Warwick, Grade 12; Welcome to Me by Kelsey Wilson, Rockville High School in Vernon, CT, Grade 12; The Sacrifice by Quinn Bornstein, St. Johnsbury Academy in Barnet, VT, Grade 12. (more...)

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