Marcel Proust News

Date Of Birth:
July 10, 1871
Date Of Death:
November 18, 1922 (51)
Birth Place:
Auteuil, FRANCE
Gender:
Male
ART 3 Presents CLAUDIA BAEZ, PAINTINGS AFTER PROUST, Curated by Anne Strauss, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ART 3 opened in May 2014 in Bushwick near Luhring Augustine, with its Inaugural Exhibition covered by The New York Times T Magazine, Primer. ART 3 was created by Silas Shabelewska, formerly of Haunch of Venison and Helly Nahmad Gallery. (more...)

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, 7/16-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to Lenox, Massachusetts, for the second consecutive summer, with 12 performances of the fully staged theatrical concert, Beethoven Love Elegies. With a script drawn from Beethoven's letters and diaries and accounts by his contemporaries, interwoven with performances of some of his greatest music, this poignant, humorous, and emotionally intense production dramatizes Beethoven's young years in Vienna and his search for the perfect wife. Actor Kire Tosevski as Beethoven heads an outstanding company of five esteemed actors and four musicians (violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Sebastian Bäverstam, pianist Eve Wolf, and baritone Chad Sloane). (more...)

RACE, LUNA GALE, CHAVEZ RAVINE, GIRLFRIEND and More Set for CTG's 11th Season at Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Center Theatre Group Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has set the 11th season at the CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. (more...)

NYTW Adds David Greig's THE EVENTS to 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the final addition to its 2014/15 season: David Greig's The Events, directed by Ramin Gray, which will make its New York debut in February, after receiving critical acclaim, a Fringe First and the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents THE TRIAL OF OSCAR WILDE, 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Fresh off its recent Tchaikovsky production at BAM Fisher, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents another fully staged theatrical concert interweaving drama and music about one of the most famous trials of the 19th century. Delivered by a top-caliber cast in an intimate setting, The Trial of Oscar Wilde focuses on the tragic shackling, public scrutiny, and subsequent imprisonment of the homosexual playwright/writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). A script based on Wilde's correspondence, plays, and short stories (performed by Broadway's Michael Halling as Oscar Wilde and esteemed Robert Ian Mackenzie as Lord Queensbury) provides a dramatic backdrop for chamber music by French and English composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Chausson's masterful Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet, and works by Satie, Elgar, Faure and Franck in performances by the dynamic Amphion String Quartet, violinist Susie Park, pianist Max Barros and a romping barbershop quartet. (more...)

The Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai Honors Marilu Henner and Jackie Collins at Their Annual Spring Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Women's Guild Cedars-Sinai will host their annual Spring Luncheon today at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Comedic actress and noted author Annabelle Gurwitch will be the master of ceremonies. Gurwitch is receiving rave reviews on her recently released essay collection, 'I See You Made an Effort: Compliments, Indignities, and Survival Stories from the Edge of 50.' (more...)

U.S. Premiere of SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, THE INVISIBLE HAND & FOREVER Set for NYTW's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced that its 2014/15 season will include the U.S. premiere of Scenes from a Marriage written by Ingmar Bergman, adapted by Emily Mann and directed by Ivo van Hove; the New York premiere of The Invisible Hand, written by Ayad Akhtar and directed by Ken Rus Schmoll; and the New York premiere of Forever, writtenand performed by Dael Orlandersmith and directed by Neel Keller. In the coming weeks NYTW will announce an additional production that will round out the season. (more...)

Ensemble of the Romantic Century Presents TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Celebrating its 13th season, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart at The Fishman Space in the new BAM Fisher. A fully staged theatrical concert blending striking music, powerful language and biography, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart delves into the unconventional 16-year long relationship between one of the great composers of the 19th century and his patroness, Madame von Meck. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this evening-length production seamlessly interweaves a dramatic script performed by actor Simon Fortin (Tchaikovsky) and actress Ariel Bock (Madame von Meck) of Shakespeare & Company with live chamber and vocal music performed by violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Adrian Daurov, pianist Eve Wolf and tenor Blake Friedman. Featuring some of Tchaikovsky's epic pieces including Piano Trio in A Minor, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart represents some of the composer's balletic works through dance both choreographed and performed by American Ballet Theatre dancer Daniel Mantei. (more...)

ERC to Bring TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART to BAM, 3/5-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Celebrating its 13th season, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart at The Fishman Space in the new BAM Fisher. A fully staged theatrical concert blending striking music, powerful language and biography, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart delves into the unconventional 16-year long relationship between one of the great composers of the 19th century and his patroness, Madame von Meck. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this evening-length production seamlessly interweaves a dramatic script performed by actor Simon Fortin (Tchaikovsky) and actress Ariel Bock (Madame von Meck) of Shakespeare & Company with live chamber and vocal music performed by violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Adrian Daurov, pianist Eve Wolf and tenor Blake Friedman. Featuring some of Tchaikovsky's epic pieces including Piano Trio in A Minor, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart represents some of the composer's balletic works through dance both choreographed and performed by American Ballet Theatre dancer Daniel Mantei. (more...)

Ensemble of the Romantic Century Presents TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART, 3/5-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

Celebrating its 13th season, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart at The Fishman Space in the new BAM Fisher. A fully staged theatrical concert blending striking music, powerful language and biography, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart delves into the unconventional 16-year long relationship between one of the great composers of the 19th century and his patroness, Madame von Meck. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this evening-length production seamlessly interweaves a dramatic script performed by actor Simon Fortin (Tchaikovsky) and actress Ariel Bock (Madame von Meck) of Shakespeare & Company with live chamber and vocal music performed by violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Adrian Daurov, pianist Eve Wolf and tenor Blake Friedman. Featuring some of Tchaikovsky's epic pieces including Piano Trio in A Minor, Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart represents some of the composer's balletic works through dance both choreographed and performed by American Ballet Theatre dancer Daniel Mantei. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOUTH PACIFIC Gains a Deeper and More Thought Provoking Interpretation
by Barry Lenny - Jan 02, 2014

This is certainly the best production of South Pacific that I have seen, and I have seen quite a few, including being involved with three productions myself. (more...)

Jackie Collins Honored by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Collins told reporters she was unsure of what the queen might say to her when the time for the ceremony came. 'Because most women say 'oh you taught me everything I know about sex, I used to read my mum's copy under the covers in bed' — but I don't think she would say that to me.' (more...)

CTG to Present Staged Reading of Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie, Guggenheim and PEN Award-winning playwright and performer Dael Orlandersmith is returning to the Kirk Douglas Theatre for a staged reading of her newest CTG-commissioned piece, 'Forever,' on November 11, 2013, at 8 p.m. Directed by Neel Keller, 'Forever' is a part of DouglasPlus programming and will play for one night only. (more...)

CTG to Present Staged Reading of Dael Orlandersmith's FOREVER, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie, Guggenheim and PEN Award-winning playwright and performer Dael Orlandersmith is returning to the Kirk Douglas Theatre for a staged reading of her newest CTG-commissioned piece, 'Forever,' on November 11, 2013, at 8 p.m. Directed by Neel Keller, 'Forever' is a part of DouglasPlus programming and will play for one night only. (more...)

Dead Centre's SOUVENIR to Open 11/14 at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Arriving directly from critically acclaimed, sold-out runs in London and Dublin, Ireland's Dead Centre will make their US debut at Abrons Arts Center with Souvenir, written and performed by Bush Moukarzel and directed by Ben Kidd. Souvenir takes Marcel Proust's seven-novelRemembrance of Things Past as its point of departurefor a freewheeling, 56-minute exploration of memory, jealousy and time. The performance will open on the evening of November 14, the centennial of Proust's first novel published in the series: Swann's Way. (more...)

Alarm Will Sound, Calder Quartet, TEDxMET: ICONS and More Set for the Met, Oct 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The Met Museum Presents series has announced its October 2013 events, including: Alarm Will Sound's season-long residency with 'The Permanent Collection', the Calder Quartet in three concerts of Bartok, and TEDxMET: Icons. Details below! (more...)

Alarm Will Sound, Calder Quartet, TEDxMET: ICONS and More Set for the Met, Oct 2013
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

The Met Museum Presents series has announced its October 2013 events, including: Alarm Will Sound's season-long residency with 'The Permanent Collection', the Calder Quartet in three concerts of Bartok, and TEDxMET: Icons. Details below! (more...)

New England Conservatory Announces 2013-2014 Season to Feature Nearly 1,000 Events
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2013

New England Conservatory President Tony Woodcock today announced the Conservatory's 2013-2014 concert season, which will feature nearly 1,000 events, the majority of which continue the tradition of being free and open to the public (excepting the staged operas and Symphony Hall concert). (more...)

Jon Foyt Releases His Latest Book 'Marcel Proust in Taos: In Search of Times Past'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2013 - Jon Foyt has announced that his new book 'Marcel Proust in Taos: In Search of Times Past' is now available for sale. (more...)

RIVER TO RIVER FESTIVAL 2013 Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

As part of its 40th Anniversary year, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) unveils the 2013 edition of the annual River To River Festival, Downtown's completely free summer arts festival. This year's edition takes place today, June 15-July 14 and presents a diverse collection of music, dance, theater, visual art, film and unique participatory experiences by both renowned and breakout artists from New York City and beyond. (more...)

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