Georges Feydeau News

Date Of Birth:
December 08, 1862
Date Of Death:
June 05, 1921 (58)
Birth Place:
Paris, FRANCE
Gender:
Male
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...)

Trinity Rep Sets 2014-15 Season: THE GLASS MENAGERIE, BAREFOOT IN THE PARK, MIDDLETOWN & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Tony Award-winning Trinity Repertory Company, under the leadership of The Richard L. Bready Artistic Director Curt Columbus and Executive Director Michael Gennaro has announced their 2014-2015 season line-up of plays. (more...)

Rufus Collins and Amanda Drinkall to Star in VENUS IN FUR's Chicago Premiere at Goodman Theatre, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 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), is now in rehearsals for its March 8 premiere at Goodman Theatre, helmed by Joanie Schultz. (more...)

Royal & Derngate Announce 2014 MADE IN NORTHAMPTON Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Building on the successes of recent years at Northampton's Royal & Derngate, new Artistic Director James Dacretoday announced details of his first Made In Northampton season. (more...)

Richard Wilson Joins Cast of Theatre Royal Bath's A LITTLE HOTEL ON THE SIDE, Begin. 15 August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Theatre Royal Bath has announced Richard Wilson will star in the final production of its Summer Season, A Little Hotel On The Side directed by Lindsay Posner and Cal McCrystal. Adapted by John Mortimer, this hilarious comedy by Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres will appear at Theatre Royal Bath from Thursday 15th August - Today 31st August. (more...)

UH Named 'Best College Theater' 2nd Year Running For Houston Press; Ceremony Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2013

For the second year in a row, the UH School of Theatre & Dance has been named 'Best College Theater' in the Houston Press' Theater Awards. Faculty and students will accept this honor during the official awards ceremony Aug. 26 at Phoenicia MKT Bar (located in downtown Houston). (more...)

UH Named 'Best College Theater' 2nd Year Running For Houston Press; Ceremony Set for 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

For the second year in a row, the UH School of Theatre & Dance has been named 'Best College Theater' in the Houston Press' Theater Awards. Faculty and students will accept this honor during the official awards ceremony Aug. 26 at Phoenicia MKT Bar (located in downtown Houston). (more...)

THE LYONS, SAINT JOAN & More Set for 2nd Story's 2013-14 UpStage/DownStage Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Can there be too much of a good thing? From the enthusiastic response to the news that 2nd Story planned to double the number of plays produced this season, it seems the answer is a resounding 'no'. Of building a 70-seat second space and adding programming, Artistic Director Ed Shea said, 'For years 2nd Story operated under the assumption that less is more, but it turns out more is more. When it comes to professional-quality live theatre, there cannot be too much of a good thing. Not only is there a market for more, there is a need and a desire for more. With the construction of our second space, we can give audiences more comedy, more drama, more entertainment, and more food for thought.' (more...)

Yardley Players to Present A FLEA IN HER EAR at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 9/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Mix-ups, misplaced jealousies, mistaken identities and madcap chases abound as the upper crust of French society cavorts in "A Flea in Her Ear." The Yardley Players present this hilarious French farce Fridays, Sept. 20 and 27 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Sept. 21 and 28 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Sept. 22 and 29 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Sept. 20. (Patrons who use Old Trenton Road should allow extra time for the detour due to closure of the bridge at Edinburg Road.) (more...)

Richard Wilson Stars in Theatre Royal Bath's A LITTLE HOTEL ON THE SIDE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2013

Theatre Royal Bath has announced Richard Wilson will star in the final production of its Summer Season, A Little Hotel On The Side directed by Lindsay Posner and Cal McCrystal. Adapted by John Mortimer, this hilarious comedy by Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres will appear at Theatre Royal Bath from tonight 15th August - Saturday 31st August. (more...)

Theater Wit to Restage Will Eno's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING) with Lance Baker, 6/27-7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Theater Wit has announced it will present a special encore presentation this summer of its critically acclaimed 2007 smash hit Thom Pain (based on nothing) by Will Eno. (more...)

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