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John Millington Synge News

Also Credited As:
  • John Synge

  • Date Of Death:
    March 24, 1909
    Birth Place:
    IRELAND
    Gender:
    Male
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    PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Coming to Ware CenterPLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Coming to Ware Center
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

    Four-time RTE All Ireland Drama winners Kilmeen Drama Group will take their multi-award winning production of The Playboy of the Western World by J. M. Synge to the United States, in October. RTE is our national TV & Radio broadcaster in Ireland. It stands for Radio Teilifis Eireann which is Gaelic for Radio, Television, Ireland. They sponsor and promote the All Ireland Drama finals annually. Co-presented by Millersville University and Tellus 360, The Playboy of the Western World comes to the Ware Center off Broadway in NYC. The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. (more...)

    Blue Raincoat to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLDBlue Raincoat to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

    Blue Raincoat Theatre Company are set to enter new theatrical territory with their flagship production of 2014, John Millington Synge's iconoclastic The Playboy of the Western World. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Scena Theatre's MOLLY Portrays a Leading Light of the Early Dublin StageBWW Reviews: Scena Theatre's MOLLY Portrays a Leading Light of the Early Dublin Stage
    by Andrew White - Aug 27, 2014

    Actress Danielle Davy gives us a vivid incarnation of John Millington Synge's muse Molly Allgood, in a performance that is by turns hilarious and deeply moving. The play has been given a fine, deftly-directed trajectory thanks to Scena Theatre's Robert McNamara. The brogue is occasionally thick and of course it helps if you're familiar with the leading lights of the modern Irish stage, but Davy carries you through the evening effortlessly with Mollly's determination and her charm. (more...)

    THE LIAR, BUS STOP & More Set for UH School of Theatre & Dance's 2014-15 Performance SeasonTHE LIAR, BUS STOP & More Set for UH School of Theatre & Dance's 2014-15 Performance Season
    by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

    Houstonians are well aware of the talents emanating from the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance. Soon, audiences will experience the creative energies of its actors in some of the most intimate performance spaces on campus. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Artists Rep Strikes a Blow with THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLDBWW Reviews: Artists Rep Strikes a Blow with THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
    by Patrick Brassell - May 27, 2014

    John Millington Synge's 1907 play is about Christy, a young man who shows up in an Irish village and announces that he has killed his father with a blow to the head. For some reason, the men of the town are impressed by this feat and immediately claim friendship with the boy, while all the women in the town eye him as potential husband material, particularly the young barmaid Pegeen Mike. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Inside Conservatory Theatre Company's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLDPhoto Flash: Inside Conservatory Theatre Company's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

    Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, now through April 19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse (more...)

    Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company to Stage THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 4/11-19Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company to Stage THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 4/11-19
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

    Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, April 11-19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. (more...)

    New Theatre Company The Phoenix to Present BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1-23New Theatre Company The Phoenix to Present BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1-23
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

    The Phoenix, the new theatre company founded by long-time PICT artistic director and founder Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers, will debut with a four week run of Joe Penhall's provocative, caustically funny, Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange. The production will star acclaimed actors David Whalen, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and newcomer Rico Parker, with direction by Andrew Paul and scenic design by Mark Clayton Southers. Blue/Orange, sponsored by founding Phoenix Board Member and noted arts philanthropist Richard E. Rauh, plays November 1-23, 2013 at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

    Independent Theatre to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 11/8-16Independent Theatre to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 11/8-16
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

    As its final production for 2013, Independent Theatre is staging that most famous of all Irish comedies - John Millington Synge's 1907 masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Takes Audiences to Ireland a of Century AgoBWW Reviews: THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Takes Audiences to Ireland a of Century Ago
    by Barry Lenny - Nov 12, 2013

    John Millington Synge's , The Playboy of the Western World, was first staged at the Abbey Theatre in 1907, and caused riots. It has not been performed in Adelaide for over thirty years, so this is a rare chance to see this play. (more...)

    Independent Theatre Stages THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, Now thru 11/16Independent Theatre Stages THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, Now thru 11/16
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2013

    As its final production for 2013, Independent Theatre is staging that most famous of all Irish comedies - John Millington Synge's 1907 masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World. (more...)

    New Theatre Company The Phoenix Presents BLUE/ORANGE, Now thru 11/23New Theatre Company The Phoenix Presents BLUE/ORANGE, Now thru 11/23
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2013

    The Phoenix, the New Theatre Company founded by long-time PICT artistic director and founder Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers, will debut with a four week run of Joe Penhall's provocative, caustically funny, Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange. The production will star acclaimed actors David Whalen, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and newcomer Rico Parker, with direction by Andrew Paul and scenic design by Mark Clayton Southers. Blue/Orange, sponsored by founding Phoenix Board Member and noted arts philanthropist Richard E. Rauh, plays tonight, November 1-23, 2013 at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

    The Phoenix Launches in Pittsburgh with BLUE/ORANGE, TodayThe Phoenix Launches in Pittsburgh with BLUE/ORANGE, Today
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

    Long-time PICT artistic director and founder, Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers have announced Pittsburgh's newest professional theatre company, The Phoenix. The mission of The Phoenix is to explore the issues facing our diverse and rapidly changing world through the language of theatre. The name is purposeful. The phoenix was a mythological creature that crossed borders finding a home in many cultures from ancient Greece and Egypt to Turkey, Persia, Russia, Tibet, China and Japan. It was and is a symbol of renewal, new life emerging from the ashes of the old in a never-ending cycle of death and rebirth. (more...)

    New Theatre Company The Phoenix to Present BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1-23New Theatre Company The Phoenix to Present BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1-23
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

    The Phoenix, the new theatre company founded by long-time PICT artistic director and founder Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers, will debut with a four week run of Joe Penhall's provocative, caustically funny, Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange. The production will star acclaimed actors David Whalen, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and newcomer Rico Parker, with direction by Andrew Paul and scenic design by Mark Clayton Southers. Blue/Orange, sponsored by founding Phoenix Board Member and noted arts philanthropist Richard E. Rauh, plays November 1-23, 2013 at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

    Independent Theatre to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 11/8-16Independent Theatre to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 11/8-16
    by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2013

    As its final production for 2013, Independent Theatre is staging that most famous of all Irish comedies - John Millington Synge's 1907 masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World. (more...)

    The Phoenix Launches in Pittsburgh with BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1The Phoenix Launches in Pittsburgh with BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1
    by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

    Long-time PICT artistic director and founder, Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers have announced Pittsburgh's newest professional theatre company, The Phoenix. The mission of The Phoenix is to explore the issues facing our diverse and rapidly changing world through the language of theatre. The name is purposeful. The phoenix was a mythological creature that crossed borders finding a home in many cultures from ancient Greece and Egypt to Turkey, Persia, Russia, Tibet, China and Japan. It was and is a symbol of renewal, new life emerging from the ashes of the old in a never-ending cycle of death and rebirth. (more...)

    Founder of Irish Players Helena Carroll Passes Away at 84Founder of Irish Players Helena Carroll Passes Away at 84
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

    Stage and screen actress Helena Carroll passed away due to heart failure on March 31. She was 84. (more...)

    Sonoma University Presents ISLAND PASSIONS: TWO ONE-ACT OPERAS, 2/7-2/17Sonoma University Presents ISLAND PASSIONS: TWO ONE-ACT OPERAS, 2/7-2/17
    by samantha vega - Jan 15, 2013

    Sonoma State University Departments of Music and Theatre Arts & Dance presents 'Island Passions: Two One-Act Operas,' a double bill of comedy and tragedy. Joseph Haydn's 'The Deserted Island (L' Isola Disabitata),' features sublime music and arias as it follows the romantic, comic adventures of two sisters abandoned on a Caribbean island. 'Riders to the Sea' features passionate, atmospheric music by Ralph Vaughan Williams evoking a windswept ocean as it tells the tale of two sisters and their mother trying to save the last of six sons from his fate on the sea. (more...)

    Triple Shadow Brings 2 FROM THE SEA to La MaMa, 10/18-11/4Triple Shadow Brings 2 FROM THE SEA to La MaMa, 10/18-11/4
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

    La MaMa E.T.C. presents the World Premiere of Triple Shadow's new theater production, 2 FROM THE SEA, composed of two solo adaptations of plays whose themes are based on stories of the sea: Holiday Memory by Dylan Thomas, performed by Seamus Maynard, and Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge, performed by Mari Andrejco. Both are directed by Beth Skinner and feature live music composed and performed by Edward Herbst. Lighting design is by Bessie and Drama Desk-winner Paul Clay (RENT), and scenic design is by Obie Award-winner Jun Maeda. The three-week season runs October 18 through November 4 at La MaMa E.T.C., 74 East 4th Street, NYC. (more...)

    Triple Shadow's 2 FROM THE SEA Begins Performances at LaMaMa Tonight, 10/18Triple Shadow's 2 FROM THE SEA Begins Performances at LaMaMa Tonight, 10/18
    by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

    LaMaMa E.T.C. will present Triple Shadow's 2 From the Sea, two solo adaptations of plays whose themes are based on stories of the sea, through November 4. (more...)

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