Marcel Proust News

Date Of Birth:
July 10, 1871
Date Of Death:
November 18, 1922 (51)
Birth Place:
Auteuil, FRANCE
Gender:
Male
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...)

RIVER TO RIVER FESTIVAL 2013 Announces Full Lineup; Kicks Off 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 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 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...)

THIRTEEN Announces Weekly Listings for NYC-ARTS, 3/21 - 5/30
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

THIRTEEN announces the weekly listings for 'NYC-ARTS' from March 21 - May 30, 2013. NYC-ARTS provides arts lovers in the tri-state area with an all-access pass to the New York City area's myriad cultural offerings: from music and dance concerts, to the theater, museums and galleries-from the classic to the contemporary. (more...)

THIRTEEN Announces Listings for NYC-ARTS, 2/28 - 5/30
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

NYC-ARTS provides arts lovers in the tri-state area with an all-access pass to the New York City area's myriad cultural offerings: from music and dance concerts, to the theater, museums and galleries-from the classic to the contemporary. (more...)

The Jewish Museum Opens Barbara Bloom Exhibition, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2013

Beginning on March 15, 2013, The Jewish Museum will present As it were ... So to speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue with Barbara Bloom. Artist Barbara Bloom has devoted her career to questioning the ways we perceive and value objects. With a light touch and subtle wit, she divines the meanings encoded in the things with which we surround ourselves. The Jewish Museum invited Bloom to create an installation drawn from its 25,000 works of ceremonial, decorative, and fine art. Her presentation sets a selection of over 270 pieces in unconventional contexts, and offers visitors new ways to view the Museum and its holdings. As it were ... So to speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue with Barbara Bloom will be on view through August 4, 2013. (more...)

Jewish Museum to Feature AS IT WERE...SO TO SPEAK Collection, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2013

Beginning on March 15, 2013, The Jewish Museum will present As it were ... So to speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue with Barbara Bloom. Artist Barbara Bloom has devoted her career to questioning the ways we perceive and value objects. With a light touch and subtle wit, she divines the meanings encoded in the things with which we surround ourselves. The Jewish Museum invited Bloom to create an installation drawn from its 25,000 works of ceremonial, decorative, and fine art. Her presentation sets a selection of over 270 pieces in unconventional contexts, and offers visitors new ways to view the Museum and its holdings. As it were ... So to speak: A Museum Collection in Dialogue with Barbara Bloom will be on view through August 4, 2013. (more...)

Prince Charming George Hamilton and Callipygian Christopher Sieber Dazzle Detroit in LA CAGE
by Anton Anderssen - Oct 04, 2012

Prince Charming George Hamilton and callipygian Christopher Sieber are now on stage at the beautiful Fisher Theatre, in the outrageous and wacky musical "La Cage aux Folles". Broadway In Detroit is always working hard to bring entertainment that appeals to diverse audiences, and this is one of those niche productions that had audiences rolling in the floors with laughter. (more...)

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