NoŽl Coward News

Date Of Birth:
December 16, 1899
Date Of Death:
March 26, 1973 (73)
Birth Place:
Teddington, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
Mirvish's 2014-15 Season to Feature Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT, KINKY BOOTS, BUYER & CELLAR & More
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season. (more...)

Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center's Music at the Mansion Continues 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, Music at the Mansion, on Sunday, September 21, at 3pm. Performers include Mary Lahti, Garry Novikoff and Stearns Matthews. The featured performer in the 'Young Musician Moment' will be Ellie Kallay. (more...)

BWW Previews: West Coast Premiere of HOW I FELL IN LOVE by Joel Fields Presented by Collaborative Artists Ensemble, 10/17
by Shari Barrett - Sep 16, 2014

According to D.H. Lawrence, "We have made a great mess of love since we made an ideal of it." HOW I FELL IN LOVE centers on two lost souls, Nessa and Todd, each haplessly seeking their ideal romantic partner as they stumble into adulthood alone in the City of the Angels. When they accidentally find their way into each other's lives while seeking professional help, they soon discover their individual stories may be more intertwined than they could ever have imagined, leading each to start questioning the meaning of fate, friendship, and true love. Can two people not attracted to each other actually be perfect life partners? With the audience acting as their sounding board, Nessa and Todd's story unfolds amid the many twists and turns in their search for true love and happiness - despite their neuroses! (more...)

BETTE DAVIS ON THE EDGE Begins Tonight at Mainstreet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Bette Davis On the Edge, a new one-woman show about the screen legend, written and performed by Christine St. John, an American actress, who has spent the last two decades working in London, and directed by renowned Chicago director, teacher and casting agent, Jane Drake Brody, will receive its world premiere at the Mainstreet Theatre in Michigan City, Indiana, beginning on September 12th, and running for four performances through September 20th. (more...)

The Spare Change Series Presents DESIGN FOR LIVING to Benefit The Make-­A-­Wish Foundation
by Shari Barrett - Sep 11, 2014

Hollywood's exciting and talented new charity-≠?based play reading series, The Spare Change Series, will be presenting their next staged reading of Noel Coward's 'Design for Living' to benefit The Make-≠A-≠Wish Foundation. The production will take place on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7pm at the Art of Acting Studio, located at 1017 N. Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90038. The entire evening will be donation based, and all proceeds will be given to Make-≠A-≠Wish. (more...)

Billy Magnussen Joins Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce for A SONG AT TWILIGHT Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Billy Magnussen joins his previously announced chums - Kristine Nielsen, David Hyde Pierce and Sigourney Weaver - for a reading of Noel Coward's A SONG AT TWILIGHT. The VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE friends are reuniting for a benefit performance to kick off the 2014/2015 season of The Flea Theater. The performance will take place on Monday, September 15. A cocktail reception begins at 6 pm followed by the reading at 7pm and then a talkback with the actors. Flea Artistic Director, Jim Simpson directs the event at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Coward's Intimate PRIVATE LIVES Inspires Audiences at Third Avenue Playhouse
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Sep 09, 2014

In the "intimate" comedy at Sturgeon Bay's "intimate" Third Avenue Playhouse, Stage Door Theatre Company presents Noel Coward's cheeky comedy from the 1930's Private Lives. In one of Coward's most successful plays, two previously married spouses meet on their respective honeymoons with their now younger partners at a French resort after remarrying. (more...)

Catherine Tate, Mike McShane, Carly Bawden and More to Star in ASSASSINS at Menier Chocolate Factory, November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Carly Bawden, Simon Lipkin, Mike McShane, Andy Nyman, David Roberts and Catherine Tate have been cast in Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's ASSASSINS, directed by Jamie Lloyd, at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 21st November 2014 - 7th March 2015. Press Night is Monday 1st December, 8pm. Public booking opens today. (more...)

Photo Flash: Noel Coward's PEACE IN OUR TIME 9/13-10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 06, 2014

Main Street Theater begins its 2014-2015 Season with Noel Coward's rarely produced drama, Peace in Our Time. MST's production is in collaboration with the University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance and features a company of 24 actors.With previews September 13, 14, and 17, Peace in Our Time opens September 18 and runs through October 19 at Main Street Theater - Rice Village, 2540 Times Blvd. Performances are on Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 3pm plus one Monday evening performance on September 22. Check out production photos below! (more...)

DEATH BY DESIGN Begins 9/6 at Spark Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

Spark Theater will present "Death by Design' on Fridays and Saturdays September 6th through September 27th at 985 Santa Fe Drive in Denver, CO 80204. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays September 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27 @ 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available online at www.sparktheater.org. (more...)

GENERATION Q Series, THE OLDEST PROFESSION and More Set for The Rainbow Theatre Project's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

After a successful inaugural season, The Rainbow Theatre Project has announced their second season of three evenings of staged readings, two fully-staged productions, a co-production and a cabaret that highlight, reflect and embrace the LGBTQ experience. The company's first season was comprised of five staged readings of early and contemporary works from the LGBTQ theatrical canon, including a concert version of recent Off-Broadway musical sensation YANK!. (more...)

ATG Revamps Front-of-House Areas with New Bars and Lounges
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is currently transforming its Front of House areas by installing a number of stylish lounges and concept bars. Having invested more than £3 million in the roll out of 22 Ambassador Lounges and 10 premium bars so far, ATG has planned a further investment of £600,000 by the end of 2014. (more...)

Nightlife Winner Liam Forde to Play Stage 72, 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

On Friday, September 5th at 9pm, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), Marissa Miller, and Jillian Kates Bumpas (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. The remaining added performance will be October 24th at 7pm. Here's how the extravaganza is billed: (more...)

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE Opens Tomorrow at Peninsula Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

The toe-tapping, heartfelt musical "AlwaysÖPatsy Cline" created and originally directed by Ted Swindley is based on a true story. It opens Sept. 3 at Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon. "AlwaysÖPatsy Cline" features more than 25 of Cline's classic songs and will run for seven weeks closing Sunday, Oct. 19 with a 4 p.m. matinee. (more...)

Time Travel Through COMMUNICATING DOORS at Hedgerow Theatre, 9/4-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

In Alan Ayckbourn's comic thriller Communicating Doors, which runs at Hedgerow Theatre from September 4 to October 5, the prolific British playwright mixes laughter, suspense and a touch of fantasy as he creates a scenario where it's possible to rewrite history. (more...)

2014 Emmys: Allison Janney Wins 'Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Stage veteran Allison Janney, well known for her performance as C.J. Cregg on Aaron Sorkin's long-running political drama THE WEST WING, was the recipient of the 2014 Emmy 'Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series' award for her role Anna Faris' former alcoholic - and estranged - mother, 'Bonnie,' on the CBS sitcom MOM. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: A Richard Attenborough Remembrance
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 25, 2014

Today we celebrate the life and career of legendary actor, producer and director Richard Attenborough in honor of his death this week at the age of 90. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is adding depth and diversity to what is already the Bay Area's most comprehensive concert season. In 2014-15, SFCM presents twelve orchestra concerts, three full operas, premieres by nationally-known and home-grown composers, and an expanded faculty artist series of chamber works, early music and solo recitals. (more...)

Nightlife Award Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Tonight, August 22nd at 7pm, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), Marissa Miller, and Jillian Kates Bumpas (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. Additional performances have been added September 5th at 9pm and October 24th at 7pm. Here's how the extravaganza is billed: (more...)

Hartford Stage's 2014-15 'StagePass' for Young Professionals Goes on Sale 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

StagePass, a subscription package designed for young professionals ages 21-35, will go on sale September 2. StagePass subscriptions cost $99 and allow purchasers unlimited admission to all six Mainstage productions, as well as A Christmas Carol, at Hartford Stage for the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

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