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Date Of Death:
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Jean Cocteau News

Date of Death: October 11, 1963
Birth Place: Maisons-Laffitte, FRANCE
Gender: Male
BWW Interview: Christina Keefe Talks Directing Rice Theatre Program's EURYDICEBWW Interview: Christina Keefe Talks Directing Rice Theatre Program's EURYDICE
by Katricia Lang - Feb 5, 2016

The Rice Theatre Program presents EURYDICE, an adaptation of the myth of Eurydice and Orpheus that leads to some funny, heartfelt theater and imaginative staging. (more...)

Tickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on SaleTickets to Writers Theatre's ARCADIA Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, presents the first production in the Theatre's new home, Arcadia by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. The show runs March 16 - April 24, 2016 at the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre in Writer Theatre's new theater center at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Announces 2016-17 SeasonSan Francisco Opera Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley and Music Director Nicola Luisotti today announced the Company's 2016–17 Season repertory and roster of international guest artists, conductors and creative teams scheduled to appear at the War Memorial Opera House, as well as initial programming for SF Opera Lab 2017 presentations at the Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera's Taube Atrium Theater. The Company's 94th Season will also mark Matthew Shilvock's inaugural year as San Francisco Opera's new general director, succeeding his mentor and internationally respected impresario, David Gockley, who will step down on July 31, 2016. (more...)

Robert M. Hupp Named Syracuse Stage's New Artistic DirectorRobert M. Hupp Named Syracuse Stage's New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Syracuse Stage is pleased to announce that Robert M. Hupp has been named the company's new artistic director. (more...)

BWW Previews: DETAILS FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL OUT OF THE LOOP FRINGE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED!BWW Previews: DETAILS FOR THE 15TH ANNUAL OUT OF THE LOOP FRINGE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED!
by Kyle Christopher West - Jan 6, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2016 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, February 25 - March 6, 2016, at the Addison Theatre Centre. Six world premieres highlight this year's diverse Festival as well as 2 one-woman cabarets, 4 dance works, 1 circus act, 3 solo shows, 1 musical reading, 2 play readings, 9 theatre productions, 1 interdisciplinary piece, 1 spoken word performance, a 24-hour play festival, and many returning favorites. The Festival is made possible, in part, through the generous support of The Town of Addison and the Texas Commission on the Arts as well as media sponsors, TheaterJones.com and the Dallas Observer. The Festival is produced by Terry Martin and Kelsey Leigh Ervi. (more...)

Out of the Loop Fringe Festival 2016 Lineup AnnouncedOut of the Loop Fringe Festival 2016 Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director and Loop Executive Producer Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2016 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, February 25 - March 6, 2016, at the Addison Theatre Centre. (more...)

JULESWORKS FOLLIES #41 Set for 12/29 at the Jean CocteauJULESWORKS FOLLIES #41 Set for 12/29 at the Jean Cocteau
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

The final show of the year of Santa Fe's Monthly (Mostly) Variety Show, JULESWORKS FOLLIES #41 comes to the Jean Cocteau on December 29 at 7 p.m. (more...)

The Orlando Consort to Accompany THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC Screening at VPAC, 1/17The Orlando Consort to Accompany THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC Screening at VPAC, 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928) is widely regarded as not only one of the most important films from the silent era but a movie that proved film could also be art. On Sunday, January 17 at 7:30pm the cult-classic will be screened in VPAC's Great Hall, accompanied by The Orlando Consort's period medieval music-much of which was composed during Joan of Arc's lifetime--for a unique evening blending silent film with live music that bring the story of Saint Joan to life onstage. (more...)

Patricia Racette to Headline Chicago Opera Theater's February Double BillPatricia Racette to Headline Chicago Opera Theater's February Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) continues its 2015/16 season with a double bill featuring Francis Poulenc's emotional and passionate 'La Voix Humaine' and Giacomo Puccini's delightful 'Gianni Schicchi' at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph St.) on Feb. 6 and 14. The operas will be directed by COT's Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson General Director Andreas Mitisek and conducted by Ari Pelto. (more...)

United Solo Concludes 2015 Run; Winners AnnouncedUnited Solo Concludes 2015 Run; Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

 The ten-week run of the United Solo Festival, featuring 150 productions from six continents, concluded on Sunday, November 22 at Theatre Row in New York, where the festival is a resident company. Beginning with its opening night on September 17, United Solo presented between two and five shows every day, in a vast array of categories. Over 80 of the shows were sold out, and nearly 30 were presented in the ENCORE program, which features companies returning to the festival after successful performances in previous years. (more...)

The Julesworks FolliesFortieth Edition Set for Jean Cocteau, 11/11The Julesworks FolliesFortieth Edition Set for Jean Cocteau, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

Julesworks returns with Edition 40 of their Follies, Santa Fe's Monthly (Mostly) Variety Show, on Monday,  November 11th at 7 pm at the Jean Cocteau Cinema. This is our Special Election Night (Sucks) Edition in which we celebrate the time honored traditions, especially in their contemporary manifestations, of American politics. Rumors abound of high profile figures who might be in attendance including: Bernie Sanders, a Clinton or Two, Donald Trumps and some great historical philosophers might pop up including Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud. (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winner Stephen Adly Guirgis Announced As Eclipse Theatre Company's 2016 Featured PlaywrightPulitzer Prize-Winner Stephen Adly Guirgis Announced As Eclipse Theatre Company's 2016 Featured Playwright
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2015

Chicago's Eclipse Theatre Company, the Midwest's only theatre company to focus on a single playwright each season, will feature the works of Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis for their 2016 Season. (more...)

Sony Classical Releases Igor Stravinsky: The Complete Columbia Album CollectionSony Classical Releases Igor Stravinsky: The Complete Columbia Album Collection
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

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Memorial Service for Off Broadway Theater Movement Founder Judith Malina to be Held Next MonthMemorial Service for Off Broadway Theater Movement Founder Judith Malina to be Held Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

The Living Theatre will honor the life and legacy of Judith Malina with a memorial celebration to be held on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre at La Mama, 66 E. 4th St., New York City.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the service will begin at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. (more...)

Julesworks Follies 39th Edition Set for 9/27Julesworks Follies 39th Edition Set for 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2015

Julesworks returns with editing 39 of their Follies, Santa Fe's Monthly (Mostly) Variety Show, on Sunday,  September 27th at 4 pm at the Jean Cocteau Cinema. The theme will be Game Show Night. The show will be our signature mix of original and beloved famous sketches, music, literary outbursts, dance and clowning and much more, all tied in as best we can to the time honored tradition of the game show, especially dating and quizzes. (more...)

Modern Matinees, Robert Zemeckis Retrospective & More Set for MoMA's Sept 2015 Film ExhibitionsModern Matinees, Robert Zemeckis Retrospective & More Set for MoMA's Sept 2015 Film Exhibitions
by Movies News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

The Museum of Modern Art has announced its film exhibitions for September 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Touchstone Theatre's 35th Season to Open with American Premiere of TEATRO POTLACHTouchstone Theatre's 35th Season to Open with American Premiere of TEATRO POTLACH
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Touchstone Theatre ushers in their 2015-16 season with the American debut of Italian theatre company Teatro Potlach in their original production The First 100 Years of Edith Piaf. The play, directed by Pino Di Buduo and performed by Nathalie Mentha, runs September 17-20, 2015. (more...)

Modern Matinees, Robert Zemeckis Retrospective & More Set for MoMA's Sept 2015 Film ExhibitionsModern Matinees, Robert Zemeckis Retrospective & More Set for MoMA's Sept 2015 Film Exhibitions
by Movies News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

The Museum of Modern Art has announced its film exhibitions for September 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)


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Long Beach Opera Reveals 2016 SeasonLong Beach Opera Reveals 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Long Beach Opera's 2016 season has been announced and includes a new production of the 1974 version of Leonard Bernstein's comic operetta Candide, winner of four Tony Awards; the world premiere of Tobin Stokes' Fallujah, with a libretto by Iraqi-American Heather Raffo, based on the story of a US Marine and his experience during the Iraq war; Suzan Hanson starring in Francis Poulenc's La Voix Humaine (The Human Voice), a moving monodrama about unrequited love; and the West Coast premiere of the video-pop opera The News by Jacob TV – the Andy Warhol of new music.   (more...)

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