P. G. Wodehouse News

Date Of Birth:
October 15, 1881
Date Of Death:
February 14, 1975 (93)
Birth Place:
Guildford, ENGLAND
Gender:
Male
The Suffield Players to Present ANYTHING GOES, 5/1-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Suffield Players Announce their Spring Production: Anything Goes, with Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by P.G. Wodehouse, Guy Bolton, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Directed by Jane Cerosky Musical Direction by Frank Jackson Choreography by Terry Rowe. The show runs May 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 8 pm and May 11 and 18 at 2 pm at Mapleton Hall. (more...)

John Lithgow to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2014 Gala, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner John Lithgow brings his critically acclaimed show, Stories by Heart to celebrate the Long Wharf Theatre 2014 Gala, taking place on Friday, June 6. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rebecca Watson on Playing Beatrice in Pioneer Theatre Company's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 17, 2014

The delightful Rebecca Watson took the time out of her busy rehearsal schedule to speak with BroadwayWorld about her role as Beatrice in Pioneer Theatre Company's production of Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, opening this weekend. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Hamilton Music Academy Presents the Joyous Cole Porter Musical Comedy ANYTHING GOES!
by Shari Barrett - Feb 09, 2014

The Hamilton Music Academy is blessed with one of the few remaining full auditoriums within Los Angeles City Schools, complete with wings that allow large set pieces to be moved on and off the stage. John Paul Luckenbach's set pieces appear to be easily and quickly moved by cast members, incorporating the changes into the show itself which kept the place flowing along at a steady pace thanks to Chelsea Field's direction. (more...)

Judy Kuhn, John Glover Star in LOVE, NOEL at Lovelace Studio Theater, 2/14-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

The Wallis has announced that Tony nominee Judy Kuhn (She Loves Me, Chess and Les Miserables) and Tony winner and five-time Emmy nominee John Glover (Love! Valour! Compassion!, 'Smallville') will star in Love, Noel: The Letters and Songs of Noel Coward, devised and written by Coward authority Barry Day, and directed by Jeanie Hackett, who over saw The Antaeus Theatre production of Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30 and the three-year development of the Antaeus production of Coward's Peace in Our Time. The musical direction and piano accompaniment is by David O. Due to popular demand, additional performances have been added and Love, Noel will now be performed February 14 through 23 in the Lovelace Studio Theater. (more...)

Academy of Music at Hamilton High School Presents ANYTHING GOES, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

This February, the Academy of Music at Hamilton High School, winner of the Los Angeles Music Center's Bravo Award, will stage Anything Goes, the classic musical comedy filled with well-loved songs by Cole Porter, blazing tap dance numbers and madcap antics taking place aboard an ocean liner traveling from New York to London. (Little-known fact: The Tony Award-winning 2011 Broadway revival starred Hamilton High alumnus Joel Grey as Moonface Martin!) (more...)

Webb And Heap Take Over In JEEVES AND WOOSTER: PERFECT NONSENSE!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Comedy stars Mark Heap and Robert Webb will head to the West End to play the roles of Jeeves and Wooster in the five-star hit Perfect Nonsense taking over from Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen from 7 April 2014. Mark Hadfield will continue in the role of Seppings alongside Heap and Webb. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Welk Resorts Theatre Offers a Splashy ANYTHING GOES
by Don Grigware - Jan 24, 2014

Anything Goes/original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and/Howard Lindsay & Russell Crouse/music & lyrics by Cole Porter/directed by Ray Limon/Welk Theatre San Diego, Escondido/through March 23 (more...)

ProArts to Open THE PLAY'S THE THING, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

ProArts will present 'The Play's The Thing' as the first show of their 2014 Spring season. Written by Ferenc Molnar (Liliom) and adapted by P.G. Wodehouse (Jeeves), this artfully constructed romantic farce will have the audience rolling in the aisles. 'The Play's The Thing' is a gem of a show.' Oxford Theatre Review (more...)

Pontine's Cafe-Lyceum Series to Continue with 'PRETTY HALCYON DAYS'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

Pontine Theatre continues its 3-event Cafe-Lyceum Series with Pretty Halcyon Days: On the Beach with Ogden Nash. Pontine's Cafe-Lyceums feature refreshments and conversation along with scenes from one of Pontine Theatre's popular original plays based on New England literature. Pretty Halcyon Days is based on the life and work of "America's Master of Light Verse." Ogden Nash and his family spent their summers on Little Boar's Head, in North Hampton, NH. Using examples from Pontine's original staging of his poems, this program explores the ways in which Nash's life on the New Hampshire seashore influenced his poetry, lending insight into the man, his character, and his ideas about family, society, and nature. (more...)

Gexa Energy's Broadway at the Hobby Center Announces Blockbuster Season
by David Clarke - Jan 16, 2014

Now that New Year's Eve celebrations are behind us, my favorite time of the theatre year is upon us. In late winter and early spring, theaters all around Houston start unveiling their upcoming seasons, in hopes of keeping current season subscribers and gaining new ones. Kicking off this annual season of unveiling is Gexa Energy's Broadway at the Hobby Center 2014-2015 Season announcement. (more...)

NYFOS and Juilliard Present THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

The New York Festival of Song marks its ninth annual co-presentation with Juilliard's Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts with a program celebrating the longtime partnership between P.G. Wodehouse and composer Jerome Kern: THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO, to be performed tonight, January 15, 2014 at 8:00PM in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at The Juilliard School. (more...)

The New York Festival of Song and Juilliard Present THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

The New York Festival of Song marks its ninth annual co-presentation with Juilliard's Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts with a program celebrating the longtime partnership between P.G. Wodehouse and composer Jerome Kern: THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO, to be performed today, January 15, 2014 at 8:00PM in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at The Juilliard School. (more...)

Second Book of Sherban Young's Enescu Fleet Series, 'Fleeting Glance,' Named Best Books of 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

ELLICOTT CITY, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ With wit and dry humor to spare, Sherban Young's series of crime novels featuring the memorable sleuth Enescu Fleet have earned their share of accolades, not to mention a loyal readership. Building on that momentum, book two of the series, 'Fleeting Glance,' has just been named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2013. (more...)

Academy of Music at Hamilton High School to Present ANYTHING GOES, Begin 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

This February, the Academy of Music at Hamilton High School, winner of the Los Angeles Music Center's Bravo Award, will stage Anything Goes, the classic musical comedy filled with well-loved songs by Cole Porter, blazing tap dance numbers and madcap antics taking place aboard an ocean liner traveling from New York to London. (Little-known fact: The Tony Award-winning 2011 Broadway revival starred Hamilton High alumnus Joel Grey as Moonface Martin!) (more...)

JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE Extends Until Sept 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

Acclaimed by the press and the public alike, Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense will extend its run at the Duke of York's Theatre until 20 September 2014. Matthew Macfadyen and Stephen Mangan will continue in the west end's new hit comedy until 5 April 2014 extending their performances as the genteel duo. (more...)

NYFOS and Juilliard to Present THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

The New York Festival of Song marks its ninth annual co-presentation with Juilliard's Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts with a program celebrating the longtime partnership between P.G. Wodehouse and composer Jerome Kern: THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO, to be performed on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 8:00PM in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at The Juilliard School. (more...)

The New York Festival of Song and Juilliard Present THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

The New York Festival of Song marks its ninth annual co-presentation with Juilliard's Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts with a program celebrating the longtime partnership between P.G. Wodehouse and composer Jerome Kern: THE LAND WHERE THE GOOD SONGS GO, to be performed on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 8:00PM in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at The Juilliard School. (more...)

New York Festival of Song Continues AFTER HOURS Series with A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU!, 12/16
by Rosie Hertzman - Nov 18, 2013

NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG continues its new series NYFOS AFTER HOURS with A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! Yuletide Classics by Jewish Songwriters. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour to Host Student Workshop in South Carolina, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company's national tour of the 2011 Tony Award-winning Anything Goes will complete 13 months of "Education@Roundabout" on the road with a student Postcard Production Workshop on Thursday, November 14 in Greenville, SC. Anything Goes will play at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC through November 17, 2013. (more...)

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