Orson Welles News

 

Orson Welles News

Date of Birth: May 06, 1915
Date of Death: October 10, 1985 (70)
Birth Place: Kenosha, WI, USA
Gender: Male
Additional Dates Announced Due to Popular Demand for World Premiere Tour of THE RED SHOESAdditional Dates Announced Due to Popular Demand for World Premiere Tour of THE RED SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

???????New Adventures are delighted to announce further UK dates for the World Premiere tour of Matthew Bourne's production of THE RED SHOES. (more...)

AboutFACE Ireland Announce Plays to be Featured at New Winter Pub Reading SeriesAboutFACE Ireland Announce Plays to be Featured at New Winter Pub Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

AboutFACE Ireland are delighted to announce the three plays that will be featured in their Winter Pub Reading Series 2017. The event will mark the opening of their new 2017 season in Dublin dedicated to developing and presenting exciting new plays, and celebrating their return to full-time production in Ireland after 10 years being primarily based in New York. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Presents The Bay Area Premiere of LENIAurora Theatre Company Presents The Bay Area Premiere of LENI
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Can an artist ever be truly "apolitical" if their work serves the ends of powerful political forces? (more...)

Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!Janie Dee to Star in American Debut of LINDA at Manhattan Theatre Club; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Linda, a new play by Penelope Skinner (The Ruins of Civilization at MTC, The Village Bike) directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Assembled Parties, Wit). (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, The VaultsBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL, The Vaults
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 11, 2016

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is one of the most well-known and best-loved stories of the season. Over the years, a number of radio adaptations of it have been broadcast; always faithful to the story and always professional. (more...)

BWW Review: A Festive CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns for A Holiday Run at Candy Factory Center for the Arts in ManassasBWW Review: A Festive CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns for A Holiday Run at Candy Factory Center for the Arts in Manassas
by Jeffrey Walker - Dec 6, 2016

Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the quartet of seasonal spectres - if these characters are back in action, it must mean A CHRISTMAS CAROL has returned to spread humbug and cheer in the Kellar Family Theatre in Manassas. The resident community theatre at the Center for the Arts, Rooftop Productions, is offering their annual revival of the Dickens classic to delight audiences young and old. As a matter of fact, at the Sunday matinee I attended, there were nearly as many youngsters as grown-ups, which is a wonderful thing to see at a live theatre event. (more...)

Matthew Bourne and New Adventures Commemorates 30 Years with a Year Long CelebrationMatthew Bourne and New Adventures Commemorates 30 Years with a Year Long Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Matthew Bourne, New Adventures and Re:Bourne are delighted to announce a year-long celebration of work to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the company. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct Michael Weller's JERICHO Reading at AbingdonAustin Pendleton to Direct Michael Weller's JERICHO Reading at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its Ghostlight Reading Series with JERICHO by Michael Weller on Monday, December 19 at 7pm. The reading is free and open to the public at Abingdon Theatre Company's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Austin Pendleton is set to direct. (more...)

Jamie Lloyd to Direct Immersive Philip Ridley Double Bill at Shoreditch Town HallJamie Lloyd to Direct Immersive Philip Ridley Double Bill at Shoreditch Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Today Shoreditch Town Hall announces an immersive double-bill of Philip Ridley plays, including the world premiere of Killer and a new production of Ridley's contemporary classic The Pitchfork Disney, his first stage play which premiered in 1991. The productions will both be directed by Jamie Lloyd and run in 'The Ditch' basement spaces of Shoreditch Town Hall in spring 2017. (more...)

National Theatre and Bristol Old Vic Co-production of JANE EYRE at Theatre RoyalNational Theatre and Bristol Old Vic Co-production of JANE EYRE at Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The National Theatre will be touring Sally Cookson's energetic and imaginative new adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece Jane Eyre from April to September 2017 with a week-long stop at Theatre Royal, Glasgow from Monday 5-Saturday 10 June. (more...)

Peter Engel to Sign I WAS SAVED BY THE BELL Memoir Next Week in NYCPeter Engel to Sign I WAS SAVED BY THE BELL Memoir Next Week in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

SAVED BY THE BELL creator Peter Engel will appear at The Shop at NBC Studios (30 Rockefeller Plaza) on November 15 from 11 a.m. to Noon for a book signing of his memoir I WAS SAVED BY THE BELL. (more...)

Orson Welles' First Play to Premiere at White Bear Theatre This AutumnOrson Welles' First Play to Premiere at White Bear Theatre This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The White Bear Theatre, recently reopened following a £1.3m redevelopment, presents Brice Stratford's professional world premiere production of Orson Welles first play, Bright Lucifer - the first in the White Bear's Lost Classics Project, running November 8th - December 3rd 2016, White Bear Theatre. Press night: November 10th, 2016, 7.30pm. (more...)

Orson Welles' CITIZEN KANE 75th Anniversary Blu-ray Arrives 11/15Orson Welles' CITIZEN KANE 75th Anniversary Blu-ray Arrives 11/15
by Movies News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

To mark the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' cinematic masterpiece CITIZEN KANE, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release a new Blu-ray and DVD on November 15 (more...)

Mike Daisey's Last-Ever Performance of THE TRUMP CARD Streamed Live Tonight from NYC's Town HallMike Daisey's Last-Ever Performance of THE TRUMP CARD Streamed Live Tonight from NYC's Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Mike Daisey's acclaimed solo show The Trump Card will return to New York City for one final performance tonight, November 1, at 8pm at Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). (more...)

Foothill Theatre Arts Presents OUR TOWNFoothill Theatre Arts Presents OUR TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

The Pulitzer Prize winning American classic OUR TOWN  by Thornton Wilder comes to life in a vibrant new production directed by Bruce McLeod for Foothill Theatre Arts.  Proclaimed 'One of the finest achievements of the current stage. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 23, 2016BWW's On This Day - October 23, 2016
by - Oct 23, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/22/2016
by - Oct 22, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/22/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 22, 2016BWW's On This Day - October 22, 2016
by - Oct 22, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Simon Callow Returns to the Arts Theatre for A CHRISTMAS CAROLSimon Callow Returns to the Arts Theatre for A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The hugely popular re-imagining of Charles Dickens' festive staple A Christmas Carol, starring Simon Callow and directed by Tom Cairns, will return to the Arts Theatre in London for a strictly limited season from 8 December to 7 January.   (more...)

Main Street Theatre Works Presents 6th Annual Live Radio Show FundraiserMain Street Theatre Works Presents 6th Annual Live Radio Show Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The finest radio drama of the 1930's was The Mercury Theatre On The Air, founded by Orson Welles and John Houseman. Their brief run, just shy of two years, presented many classical pieces of literature, created many memorable moments, and shook an entire country with it's terrifying portrayal of "War of the Worlds." This October, Main Street Theatre Works (MSTW) is re-creating another one of their literary classic radio plays with a live stage production of The Immortal Sherlock Holmes, October 21st, 22nd & 23rd at the Native Sons Hall, in Sutter Creek. (more...)

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