Lord Byron News

Date Of Birth:
January 22, 1788
Date Of Death:
April 19, 1824 (36)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
BWW Reviews: ARCADIA - A Well Constructed Play Which Makes for a Long Echoing Sit at MAMAI
by Roy Berko - Jul 20, 2014

Czech born Thomas Stoppard is a Jewish British playwright who escaped from his birth country in 1939, just before the Nazi occupation. Living, in England, he has gained a reputation as one of modern English language's greatest playwrights. The recipient of an Academy Award and four Tony Awards, it is generally agreed by theatre analysts that 'Arcadia,' a production of which is now on stage at Mamai Theatre, is one of the western world's greatest plays. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents VIRGINIA WOOLF: ART, LIFE AND VISION, 7/10-10/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

A major exhibition exploring the life and achievements of Virginia Woolf, one of the most important and celebrated writers of the twentieth century, opens at the National Portrait Gallery tomorrow, Thursday 10 July 2014. Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision, on display until 26 October, will feature painted portraits, photographs, drawings and rare archival material. (more...)

Israeli Conductor Omer Meir Wellber to Make US Debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 10/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Omer Meir Wellber, music director of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, will make his U.S. conducting debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in downtown Pittsburgh on Oct. 10-12, 2014. (more...)

Omer Meir Wellber to Make His U.S. Conducting Debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 10/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Omer Meir Wellber, music director of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, will make his U.S. conducting debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall in downtown Pittsburgh on Oct. 10-12, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Westport Community Theatre Explores The Past and Present in Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA
by Cindy Cardozo - Jun 09, 2014

The past and present are intertwined to tell a story of math, science, poetry, passion, and the search for truth in Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Presents ANARCHY AND BEAUTY: WILLIAM MORRIS AND HIS LEGACY, 1860-1960, 10/16-1/11
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

From the Pre-Raphaelites to Terence Conran, the first exhibition devoted to William Morris and his influence on twentieth-century life, is to open at the National Portrait Gallery this autumn, it was announced today (Wed 28 May 2014). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Taffety Punk's BLOODY POETRY
by Andrew White - May 19, 2014

It is the stuff of great drama when people with incredible charm and talent behave like monsters: idealists with a clear vision of the future, leaving human wreckage in their wake. For fans of English literature who are fascinated by Shelley, Byron and the women who devoted themselves to their careers, 'Bloody Poetry' should be a pure delight. (more...)

Taffety Punk Presents CHARM, Now thru 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Taffety Punk presents Charm now through May 31. Charm was written by Kathleen Cahill and directed by Kelsey Mesa. (more...)

Taffety Punk Presents CHARM, 5/7-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2014

Taffety Punk presents Charm from May 7 - 31. Charm was written by Kathleen Cahill and directed by Kelsey Mesa. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Features Exhibition on Life of Virginia Woolf, July 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has announced today, Thursday 3 April, that it is to hold a significant exhibition exploring the life and achievements of Virginia Woolf, one of the most important and celebrated writers of the twentieth century. Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision, on display from 10 July until 26 October, will feature painted portraits, photographs, drawings and rare archival material, including a letter to her sister, Vanessa Bell, written shortly before her suicide. (more...)

BWW Reviews: World Premiere WILD SONGS AND NAKED SOULS Shares Literary Musings on the Obsession Called Love
by Shari Barrett - Mar 17, 2014

In this day of instant communication, how do you feel when the person you love does not answer a text or email within an hour? Makes you wonder what that person is up to and with whom, doesn't it? So image how was it in the days when the only way to reach a loved one was by sending a letter, and then having to wait for weeks or months for a response. Certainly the most outrageous scenarios would play in your head as to what was really going on. (more...)

Vancouver Opera Presents DON GIOVANNI, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

Audiences be warned: a dangerously attractive aristocrat will be in Vancouver when VO's Don Giovanni hits the Queen Elizabeth Theatre stage in just a few weeks. The serial seducer will captivate audiences for five passionate performances only, tonight, March 1 to 9, 2014. Based on the captivating figure of Don Juan, Mozart's treatment is comedic and tragic, complex, and a towering achievement of music and drama. (more...)

The Vancouver Opera Presents DON GIOVANNI, 3/1-9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Audiences be warned: a dangerously attractive aristocrat will be in Vancouver when VO's Don Giovanni hits the Queen Elizabeth Theatre stage in just a few weeks. The serial seducer will captivate audiences for five passionate performances only, March 1 to 9, 2014. Based on the captivating figure of Don Juan, Mozart's treatment is comedic and tragic, complex, and a towering achievement of music and drama. (more...)

CT Repertory Theatre to Present MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/28-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Storrs: Sinatra is on the radio, soldiers returning home from the Korean War, and a beautiful seaside estate sets the scene for Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. Connecticut Repertory Theatre presents the comedy directed by Paul Mullins, onstage February 28- March 9 in the Nafe Katter Theater, Storrs. Sarah Wintermeyer stars as Beatrice and matches wits in this hilarious battle of the sexes with James Jelkin's Benedick. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Christopher Plummer, Des McAnuff Talk CTG's A WORD OR TWO on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, "A Word or Two," which opened at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, "A Word or Two" is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Click below to watch interviews with Plummer and McAnuff on opening night! (more...)

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart Present RADU LUPU This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present Radu Lupu tonight and tomorrow, January 24-25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Christopher Plummer's A WORD OR TWO at Ahmanson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, 'A Word or Two,' which opened at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre last night, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, 'A Word or Two' is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Check out a look back at opening night arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Christopher Plummer's A WORD OR TWO, Opening This Week at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, "A Word or Two," which opens at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre tomorrow, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, "A Word or Two" is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at Plummer onstage! (more...)

Christopher Plummer to Bring A WORD OR TWO to Ahmanson Theatre; Opens 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, 'A Word or Two,' which opens at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, 'A Word or Two' is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. (more...)

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart Present RADU LUPU, 1/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present Radu Lupu on January 24-25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The program features pianist Radu Lupu who reunites with Edo de Waart for Brahms's First Piano concerto. Their 1974 recording of the work is still considered a benchmark performance. The program also features Schumann's Manfred Overture and James Macmillan's The Confession of Isobel Gowdie. (more...)

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