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Jean Giraudoux News

Date Of Birth:
October 29, 1882
Date Of Death:
January 31, 1944 (61)
Birth Place:
Bellac, FRANCE
Gender:
Male
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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, OUR AMERICAN COUSIN and More Set for Parson's Nose Theater's 2014-15 SeasonTHE MERCHANT OF VENICE, OUR AMERICAN COUSIN and More Set for Parson's Nose Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Parson's Nose Theater, led by Artistic Director Lance Davis, announces its 15th anniversary season of classic theater in Southern California. (more...)

Plays & Players and Power Street to Present Readings of NOGALAR, TO CATCH THE LIGHTNING and DARK MATTERS, June 2014Plays & Players and Power Street to Present Readings of NOGALAR, TO CATCH THE LIGHTNING and DARK MATTERS, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Plays & Players continues its collaboration with Power Street Theater Company with follow-up readings of El Nogalar by Tanya Saracho, Dark Matters by Oliver Mayer and To Catch the Lightning by Carmen Rivera. These three plays, representing 30/30/2, 30/30/3 and 30/30/4, were selected from a group of finalists chosen during the 30/30/1 full day event held with local theater and Latino community leaders in March, as part of a nation-wide event. The readings hope to serve as a further contribution to the already-growing conversation about the Latina/o voice and identity in the Philadelphia theater community. (more...)

THE CRAZY LADY OF CHAILLOT Plays the Medicine Show Theatre, Now thru 4/28THE CRAZY LADY OF CHAILLOT Plays the Medicine Show Theatre, Now thru 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Crazy Lady of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux has opened at Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres. (more...)

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble Presents CRAZY LADY CHAILLOT, 4/4-28Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble Presents CRAZY LADY CHAILLOT, 4/4-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble, one of New York's longest-running experimental theatres, will stage a production of The Crazy Lady of Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux in April 2014. (more...)

Padua Productions' VILLON Stars Kevin Weisman, Now thru 3/23Padua Productions' VILLON Stars Kevin Weisman, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

Murder, mayhem and poetry. Award-winning, visionary playwright Murray Mednick brings his unique sensibility to the hair-raising, sometimes violent, and often hilarious exploits of medieval poet Francois Villon in a world premiere production directed by the playwright. Villon opens tonight, Feb. 15, presented by Padua Productions in a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Jean Giraudoux's ONDINE Set for The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, Now thru 3/2Jean Giraudoux's ONDINE Set for The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

The rarely-performed classic Ondine, considered to be French playwright Jean Giraudoux's finest work, will open today at the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5, running through March 2, 2014. Curtain for all shows is 7:30 pm for Tuesday through Saturday shows and 2:30pm for Sunday matinees. (more...)

Jean Giraudoux's ONDINE Set for The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, 2/7-3/2Jean Giraudoux's ONDINE Set for The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, 2/7-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The rarely-performed classic Ondine, considered to be French playwright Jean Giraudoux's finest work, will preview at the Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5 Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday February 6, and will open Friday, February 7 running through March 2, 2014. Curtain for all shows is 7:30 pm for Tuesday through Saturday shows and 2:30pm for Sunday matinees. (more...)

Padua Productions' VILLON to Star Kevin Weisman, 2/15-3/23Padua Productions' VILLON to Star Kevin Weisman, 2/15-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2014

Murder, mayhem and poetry. Award-winning, visionary playwright Murray Mednick brings his unique sensibility to the hair-raising, sometimes violent, and often hilarious exploits of medieval poet Francois Villon in a world premiere production directed by the playwright. Villon opens on Feb. 15, presented by Padua Productions in a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

ESP Readings to Continue 1/6 with John Van Druten's I AM A CAMERAESP Readings to Continue 1/6 with John Van Druten's I AM A CAMERA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2013

Most of ESP's recent outings have been stories written directly for the stage. For our January 2014 reading (the last to be held at our beloved NSCC before we move to ACT), we turn to a master playwright's take on (apparently) undramatic material - John Van Druten's adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories, I Am a Camera. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre to Present THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT Reading, 11/11Shakespeare Theatre to Present THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT Reading, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Lend Us Your Ears play reading series concludes its 2013 offerings with a reading of The Madwoman of Chaillot on Monday, November 11th at 7:00 p.m. Written by Jean Giraudoux and adapted by Maurice Valency, this eerily prescient, eccentric post-war comedy pits the common people of Paris against a conglomerate of financiers determined to destroy the City of Lights and profit from the reputed oil fields lying beneath its streets. The reading will take place at The Shakespeare Theatre's Main Stage, the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. The evening will also include a post-play talk-back session with the director, cast, and audience. For tickets or more information, call the box office at 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ to Stage Reading of Discovered Nabokov Play THE TRAGEDY OF MISTER MORN TodayShakespeare Theatre of NJ to Stage Reading of Discovered Nabokov Play THE TRAGEDY OF MISTER MORN Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2013

The reading takes place tonight, Monday, September 30th at 7 p.m. at the Shakespeare Theatre's Main Stage, the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. The evening will also include a post-play talk-back session with the director, cast, and audience. For tickets or more information, call the box office at 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ to Stage Reading of Discovered Nabokov Play THE TRAGEDY OF MISTER MORN, 9/30Shakespeare Theatre of NJ to Stage Reading of Discovered Nabokov Play THE TRAGEDY OF MISTER MORN, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 2013 Lend Us Your Ears play reading series with the American premiere of renowned Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov's only full-length theatrical work, The Tragedy of Mister Morn. Never published during Nabokov's lifetime, The Tragedy of Mister Morn was translated into English by Anastasia Tolstoy (great-great-great-granddaughter of Leo Tolstoy, author of War and Peace andAnna Karenina) and British scholar Thomas Karshan. The Shakespeare Theatre's reading, featuring a prestigious cast of company members and guest artists, marks the very first time the recently translated play will be seen or heard in the United States. (more...)

ESP to Present BIOGRAPHY Reading at North Seattle Community College, 8/19ESP to Present BIOGRAPHY Reading at North Seattle Community College, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Into the sunny heat of August, ESP introduces the cool breeze of witty comedy - the terrific play Biography, by S. N. Behrman. This 1932 Broadway hit concerns the return to the United States of the Tennessee expatriate Marion Froude, who has been leading a highly artistic lifestyle in between-the-wars Europe. A portrait painter, Marion has hobnobbed with the rich and royal and renowned, and has had passionate romantic affairs - always going her own way, sometimes to her cost. (more...)

SPAMALOT, SHOW BOAT, DEAR WORLD and More Set for Lakewood Theatre's 2013-14 SeasonSPAMALOT, SHOW BOAT, DEAR WORLD and More Set for Lakewood Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 61st season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning today, July 12, 2013. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present CORIOLANUS Reading, 7/15Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present CORIOLANUS Reading, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will launch its 2013 Lend Us Your Ears reading series with William Shakespeare's play about the nature of politics and politicians, Coriolanus. The reading, which features a prestigious cast of Shakespeare Theatre company members and guest artists, will take place on Monday, July 15th at 7 p.m. at the Shakespeare Theatre's Main Stage, the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Ave. (at Lancaster Road) in Madison. For tickets or more information, call the box office at 973-408-5600 or visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org. (more...)

SPAMALOT, SHOW BOAT, DEAR WORLD and More Set for Lakewood Theatre's 2013-14 SeasonSPAMALOT, SHOW BOAT, DEAR WORLD and More Set for Lakewood Theatre's 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 61st season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 12, 2013. (more...)

BWW Flashback: DEAR WORLD, Starring Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas, Closes in the West End TodayBWW Flashback: DEAR WORLD, Starring Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas, Closes in the West End Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 16, 2013

The British premiere of Jerry Herman's musical Dear World, starring Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas and directed and choreographed by Gillian Lynne, opened on 13 February and closes two weeks early today, 16 March 2013, at Charing Cross Theatre. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos and video from the show's run in the West End! (more...)

DEAR WORLD Announces March Audience Q&A DatesDEAR WORLD Announces March Audience Q&A Dates
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

Betty Buckley and the cast of DEAR WORLD at the Charing Cross Theatre have announced post-show Q&As with the audience on the following dates. (more...)

BWW TV UK EXCLUSIVE: Inside Opening Night of DEAR WORLD Starring Betty Buckley! Interviews & Sneak Preview!BWW TV UK EXCLUSIVE: Inside Opening Night of DEAR WORLD Starring Betty Buckley! Interviews & Sneak Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 20, 2013

The British premiere of Jerry Herman's musical Dear World, starring Betty Buckley and Paul Nicholas and directed and choreographed by Gillian Lynne, runs through 30 March 2013. The show officially opened on Wednesday 13 February, and BroadwayWorld UK TV was there to capture the excitement of opening night including a show preview and interviews with Betty Buckley and Gillian Lynne. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DEAR WORLD, Charing Cross Theatre, February 13 2013BWW Reviews: DEAR WORLD, Charing Cross Theatre, February 13 2013
by Sarah Flinton - Feb 14, 2013

Gillian Lynne directs and choreographs this British premiere of the musical fable 'Dear World', with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman (more...)

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