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Date Of Birth:
October 16, 1854
Date Of Death:
November 30, 1900 (46)
Birth Place:
Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
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Oscar Wilde News

Date of Birth: October 16, 1854
Date of Death: November 30, 1900 (46)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Provincetown Theater Project to Present THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTProvincetown Theater Project to Present THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Provincetown Theater Community Project presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde, running May 18 - June 5, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review; In Tandem Closes Spectacular Season with Endearing EARNEST IN LOVEBWW Review; In Tandem Closes Spectacular Season with Endearing EARNEST IN LOVE
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 29, 2016

'Life is too important to be taken seriously,' quoted Oscar Wilde, the famous and infamous author who wrote the ever popular 'The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People' in 1895. In Tandem provides an endearing musical version of Wilde's play reprised from an original 1960 production Earnest in Love. In an adaptation written by Anne Croswell with music composed by Lee Pockriss, the performance had been revived in the early 2000's. on Broadway Director Jane Flieller hits all the right notes with touching humor when she assembled an accomplished, elegant cast to revive Wilde's clever romantic tale of social class and turn of the 20th century society. (more...)

Lantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWSLantern Theater Company to Present 36 VIEWS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Lantern Theater Company closes its 2015/16 season with the Philadelphia premiere of 36 Views by award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka. Directed by longtime Lantern artistic collaborator Peter DeLaurier and featuring scenic, sound, and projection design by Jorge Cousineau, 36 Views runs May 26 - June 26, 2016. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to attend opening night on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. [A full schedule of performances and related special events is included in the fact sheet below.] (more...)

Epic Theatre Company Announces Big Move, 2016-17 SeasonEpic Theatre Company Announces Big Move, 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Epic Theatre Company has announced its 2016 - 2017 Season while celebrating its new home at the Park Theater in Cranston. (more...)

BWW Review: DORIAN GRAY, Old Joint Stock Theatre Birmingham, April 22 2016BWW Review: DORIAN GRAY, Old Joint Stock Theatre Birmingham, April 22 2016
by Jenny Ell - Apr 25, 2016

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Noel Coward's Hay Fever Opens May 5th at The Texas Repertory TheatreNoel Coward's Hay Fever Opens May 5th at The Texas Repertory Theatre
by Louisa Brady - Apr 24, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues its 11th Anniversary "Emerging Visions" Season with a Noel Coward's sparkling romantic comedy Hay Fever, running May 5th - 29th. (more...)

Dead Writers Collective to Open Season With THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTDead Writers Collective to Open Season With THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Dead Writers Theatre Collective opens its 2016 season with a clear look back at the Oscar Wilde classic, The Importance of Being Earnest. It opens July 1 at The Athenaeum Theatre. "It's the perfect choice to launch our 'Mad About The Boy' theme," states Collective Artistic Director Jim Schneider. "We're celebrating the good and bad side of love - all kinds of love. Our other two shows include a cabaret style production of Noel Coward's sophisticated work in Oh, Coward! and a dramatic look at tragic love with The Heiress. All three shows will be considered for a Jeff Award Recommendation." (more...)

Matt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre CompanyMatt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place May 6 through May 21, 2016. PTC has just announced the full cast and creative team for the production! (more...)

Lamplighters Music Theatre Sets All-Gilbert & Sullivan 2016-17 SeasonLamplighters Music Theatre Sets All-Gilbert & Sullivan 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

 Lamplighters Music Theatre has announced an all-Gilbert & Sullivan program for their 2016-17 Season. The season comprises The Mikado and Patience, as well as an original musical, A Song to Sing, O! The Gilbert & Sullivan Story, and a brand new musical comedy Gala performance. Performances will run from August 5, 2016 through May 14, 2017. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 4/18/2016 - Idina in Tribeca, Signature's 25th & More!Broadway AM Report, 4/18/2016 - Idina in Tribeca, Signature's 25th & More!
by Jessica Khan - Apr 18, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Idina Menzel speaks at the Tribeca Film Festival, and off-Broadway's Signature Theatre hosts its spring gala tonight! (more...)

Noel Coward's HAY FEVER Opens at Texas Repertory Theatre This MayNoel Coward's HAY FEVER Opens at Texas Repertory Theatre This May
by Louisa Brady - Apr 17, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, continues its 11th Anniversary "Emerging Visions" Season with a Noel Coward's sparkling romantic comedy Hay Fever, running through May 29th. (more...)

Gabriel Ebert, Michael Urie & More Set for The Acting Company's Reading of Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBANDGabriel Ebert, Michael Urie & More Set for The Acting Company's Reading of Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Acting Company will continue its 2016 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Oscar Wilde's beloved comedy An Ideal Husband on Monday, April 18th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. Single tickets are $35 and include a post-show reception with the cast. The performance is sold out. For waitlist information, call (212) 258-3111 or visit www.theactingcompany.org.  (more...)

UCT Drama Presents New Works Season with Plays by Neil McCarthy and Philip RademeyerUCT Drama Presents New Works Season with Plays by Neil McCarthy and Philip Rademeyer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

After the success of 2015's Barney Simon Season, the UCT Drama Department will once again curate a season of plays from South Africa. The New Works Season sees senior students from the department take on two never-before-seen works by South African playwrights. (more...)

The Theatre @ Boston Court to Present THE GOLDEN DRAGONThe Theatre @ Boston Court to Present THE GOLDEN DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents The Golden Dragon, by Roland Schimmelpfennig, translated by David Tushingham, directed by Boston Court Co-Artistic Director Michael Michetti. This world premiere production opens Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 5pm on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena. (more...)

Ellen McLaughlin Joins Ensemble for the Romantic Century's 'ANNA AKHMATOVA' at BAMEllen McLaughlin Joins Ensemble for the Romantic Century's 'ANNA AKHMATOVA' at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century has announced additional cast members for its upcoming Anna Akhmatova: The Heart Is Not Made of Stone run at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). (more...)

O'Neill's THE HAIRY APE to Play The Odyssey, 5/14-7/17O'Neill's THE HAIRY APE to Play The Odyssey, 5/14-7/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Renowned British actor/writer/director Steven Berkoff will direct a rare production of Eugene O'Neill's 1922 expressionist play The Hairy Ape, opening May 14 at West L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

Jessica Vosk, Nick Cearley and More to Honor Barbra Streisand at THE MEETING This MonthJessica Vosk, Nick Cearley and More to Honor Barbra Streisand at THE MEETING This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

THE MEETING* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater to continue the Winter/Spring 2016 season on Sunday, April 17 at 9:30 PM. The April show will honor the iconic entertainer Barbra Streisand with special guests Jessica Vosk, Nick Cearley, Inyang Bassey and Amber Martin, with others to be announced. Tracy Stark serves as the show's Music Director. (more...)

Elements Theatre Company to Continue 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare with 'LABYRINTH'Elements Theatre Company to Continue 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare with 'LABYRINTH'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Elements Theatre Company honors the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's death with Labyrinth: A Legacy of Language, Friday & Saturday, April 22 & 23.  (more...)

Malibu Playhouse to Continue Season with Craig Wright's THE PAVILIONMalibu Playhouse to Continue Season with Craig Wright's THE PAVILION
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Malibu Playhouse continues their 2016 season with another limited-run critically acclaimed production: The Pavilion written by Craig Wright, the creator and executive producer of the dramatic series, Greenleaf, the first original series produced by Oprah Winfrey, which will begin airing in June. The Pavilion is helmed by Jeremy Skidmore, world renowned theater director and current Guest Artistic Director of the Malibu Playhouse. (more...)

BWW Review: Everett in THE JUDAS KISS is Absolute PerfectionBWW Review: Everett in THE JUDAS KISS is Absolute Perfection
by Alan Henry - Apr 3, 2016

It is truly a rare sight to see a theatre as large as The Ed Mirvish at capacity for a serious two and a half hour drama. Plays as intimate as this one are generally more suited to smaller venues. However the current production of The Judas Kiss, in Toronto from the UK before it takes New York by storm, is marvelous and must be seen by all before it leaves; it feels perfectly at home in the Eddy. (more...)

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