Jane Austen News

Date Of Birth:
December 16, 1775
Date Of Death:
July 18, 1817 (41)
Birth Place:
Steventon, Hampshire, ENGLAND
Gender:
Female
World Premiere of PRIDE & PREJUDICE, BILLY ELLIOT and More Make Up La Mirada Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and Mc Coy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to announce their most "practically perfect" 2014- 2015 season of shows! Beginning with David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony Award-winning Good People; followed by our favorite Sister returning in Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls The Dice; then three extraordinary musical experiences beginning with the 10-time Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot; the World Premiere engagement of Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice: A Musical; and finally the high-flying, Tony Award-Winning, Mary Poppins! This extraordinary season also includes the bonus options of its third "Onstage Series" production of a "brand new" Los Angeles premiere production of Carrie The Musical; also six-time Grammy award-winning superstar Amy Grant and the powerhouse dancing of Ballroom With A Twist - add it all up, and it's La Mirada Theatre/McCoy Rigby's, without a doubt, must-see, most exciting season of shows ever! (more...)

Hedgerow to Step Back in Time With Jane Austen's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, 4/24-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

As it prepares to celebrate its 91st birthday, Hedgerow Theatre has gathered a cast of present and returning actors to take audiences back to early 19th-century England with Jon Jory's adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, which runs from April 24 to June 1. (more...)

AN ILIAD, Starring Jackson Davis, Begins at San Jose Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

San Jose Stage Company presents the captivating epic tale, An Iliad, adapted by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, opening April 9 and running through May 4. (more...)

Patti Murin, Kate Rockwell, Corey Mach & More Join NAMT Concert Lineup at 54 Below, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) will present its Songwriter Spotlight concert at 54 Below on April 28 at 9:30pm. Adam Halpin (Dogfight), Lisa Howard (South Pacific), Corey Mach (Hands on a Hardbody), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), Mamie Parris (Wicked), Kate Rockwell (Rock of Ages), Andrew Samonsky (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and Sarah Stiles (Vanities) have joined the line-up. (more...)

San Jose Stage Presents AN ILIAD, Featuring Jackson Davis, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

San Jose Stage Company presents the captivating epic tale, An Iliad, adapted by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, opening tonight, April 9 and running through May 4. (more...)

DTC to Present June Squibb in DRIVING MISS DAISY, STAGGER LEE World Premiere & More for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Dallas Theater Center Artistic Director Kevin Moriarty announced today the theater's 2014-2015 season, which will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Kalita Humphreys Theater on Turtle Creek. DTC's 2014-2015 season will expand to nine total productions from this year's seven, and will include the world premiere new musical Stagger Lee, a commissioned musical by DTC Playwright-in-Residence Will Power and Justin Ellington, a rolling world premiere production of Colossal, a new play about football by Andrew Hinderaker, and the return to the stage of June Squibb for the first time since her Academy Award-nomination. (more...)

San Jose Stage to Present AN ILIAD, Featuring Jackson Davis, 4/9-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

San Jose Stage Company presents the captivating epic tale, An Iliad, adapted by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, opening April 9 and running through May 4. (more...)

San Jose Stage Company's AN ILIAD Opens this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

San Jose Stage Company presents the captivating epic tale, An Iliad, adapted by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, opening April 9 and running through May 4. (more...)

BWW Previews: Actors Theatre, Theatre [502], Savage Rose Announce 2014-2015 Seasons
by Todd Zeigler - Apr 03, 2014

2014-2015 season announcements from some of Louisville's most popular theater companies. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

NAMT to Return to 54 Below with Lisa Howard, Corey Mach, Kate Rockwell and More, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

NAMT returns to 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, on April 28th for another installment of our Songwriter Spotlight. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEATH COMES TO THE VILLAGE by Catherine Lloyd
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 27, 2014

Lloyd's new series makes Regency England a charming but dangerous place (more...)

Ross Valley Players Accepting Directors Applications for 85th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Ross Valley Players is seeking innovative Directors for their 2014 - 2015 season, which marks their 85th anniversary. Anyone interested in making the season selections outstanding artistically, attractive and enticing to audiences, should apply by April 15, 2014. Interviews will be set up starting Saturday, March 29 through the end of April. To be considered, please provide a cover letter indicating which play(s) you are interested in directing and email to director-applications@rossvalleyplayers.org Visit www.rossvalleyplayers.com to see a full details and descriptions for each play. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Pittsburgh (more...)

AS YOU LIKE IT, ROMEO & JULIET and More Set for TAM's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The British are coming to Monmouth for Theater at Monmouth's 45th season. The British Invasion, running from June 28 through September 28, 2014, features a line-up of plays from England's greatest playwrights. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 19th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 19, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Passion,' 'Road Show' and 'Into The Woods' celebrate Sondheim's birthday, 'Dessa Rose' and 'Rent' rake in the reviews, Black Ensemble and Bailiwick announce spring shows, new musicals from Writers Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare, plus Ravinia and Court plan summers 2014 and 2015 and more.... (more...)

Sally Hawkins & Catherine Keener Join Cast of FX's Comedy Pilot HOW AND WHY
by TV News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

According to Deadline, Sally Hawkins (BLUE JASMINE) and Catherine Keener have signed on to join Michael Cera and John Hawkes in FX's upcoming comedy pilot HOW AND WHY. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cincinnati - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Cincinnati (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Pittsburgh - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Pittsburgh (more...)

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