P. G. Wodehouse News

 
Date Of Birth:
October 15, 1881
Date Of Death:
February 14, 1975 (93)
Birth Place:
Guildford, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
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P. G. Wodehouse News

Date of Birth: October 15, 1881
Date of Death: February 14, 1975 (93)
Birth Place: Guildford, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
GO! GO! GILGAMESH! to Play FRIGID New YorkGO! GO! GILGAMESH! to Play FRIGID New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The epic of the Gilgamesh is the first story ever written down by human beings and it is a doozy. Sex, power, violence, love, guilt, and death- it's all there. But now the classic tale is getting a lively, irreverent makeover in this high-spirited musical romp complete with cardboard sets, a self-orchestrated cast and toe-tapping joke folk hits! (more...)

Write Out Loud Presents THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVEWrite Out Loud Presents THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Write Out Loud - an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience  - announces THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE, the fourth production in their 10th Anniversary Season.  Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life - aloud - with rehearsed readings by professional actors. Each program explores specific themes by weaving a variety of stories, poems and music together into a literary tapestry. David Fenner, Jeffrey Howard Ingman, Veronica Murphy and Walter Ritter will perform. A pre-show reception starts at 6:15pm with a 7:00pm curtain. (more...)

New Date and Complete Cast Announced for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIRNew Date and Complete Cast Announced for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

A cast of Broadway stalwarts will join Tony Award winning legend and international stage and film star Liliane Montevecchi in The Ziegfeld Society's gala benefit performance of Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New 1934 Live from Broadway Broadcast Revue, devised and directed by Walter Willison with musical direction and special musical arrangements by Mark York. (more...)

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre Presents ANYTHING GOESPacific Coast Repertory Theatre Presents ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to present the classic Cole Porter musical Anything Goes with Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter, Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse, and New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman. (more...)

Liliane Montevecchi in ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIRLiliane Montevecchi in ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Liliane Montevecchi headlines an all-star cast in The Ziegfeld Society of New York City's gala benefit performance of Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New 1934 Live from Broadway Broadcast Revue. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Revives its Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAYWashington Stage Guild Revives its Production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Washington Stage Guild starts its 'Pearl Anniversary' season with a remount of one of America's favorite holiday stories in It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. It's Christmas Eve, 1946, and we are the studio audience for a local radio station as its cast of voice actors and one very busy sound effects man broadcast the beloved tale of George Bailey and his encounter with Clarence, his guardian angel. This 'radio play-within-a-play' re-imagines the familiar movie as it would have been heard in homes all over America in the late 40s, when just such a broadcast took place. Playwright (more...)

Ovation to Present ANYTHING GOES Upstairs at the Gatehouse This WinterOvation to Present ANYTHING GOES Upstairs at the Gatehouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Ovation presents ANYTHING GOES, with Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter, and Book by Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, running 14th December 2016 - 29th January 2017 Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village, London. (more...)

Tony Winner Michele Pawk to Helm Wagner College Theatre's ANYTHING GOESTony Winner Michele Pawk to Helm Wagner College Theatre's ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Set sail with Wagner College Theatre (WCT) as it continues its 2016-17 Mainstage Season with Cole Porter's Anything Goes, with performances November 17 through December 4 in the Main Hall Auditorium.   (more...)

Lauren Worsham, Mary Testa and More Open NYFOS Season with RODGERS, RODGERS & GUETTEL TonightLauren Worsham, Mary Testa and More Open NYFOS Season with RODGERS, RODGERS & GUETTEL Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

New York Festival of Song opens its 2016-17 Mainstage season at Merkin Concert Hall with two evenings devoted to the Rodgers family-Richard, Mary, and Adam Guettel (with rare unpublished songs by both Guettel and his mother Mary). (more...)

ShawChicago to Stage JEEVES INTERVENES This FallShawChicago to Stage JEEVES INTERVENES This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

ShawChicago continues its 2016/17 season, Dysfunctional Family Fun, with Margaret Raether's adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse's British comedy, Jeeves Intervenes. The production runs November 26 through December 19 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

Lauren Worsham, Mary Testa and More to Open NYFOS Season with RODGERS, RODGERS & GUETTELLauren Worsham, Mary Testa and More to Open NYFOS Season with RODGERS, RODGERS & GUETTEL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

New York Festival of Song opens its 2016-17 Mainstage season at Merkin Concert Hall with two evenings devoted to the Rodgers family-Richard, Mary, and Adam Guettel (with rare unpublished songs by both Guettel and his mother Mary). Entitled Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel: A Century of American Musical Theater, the performances take place Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Casting Set for PSMITH, JOURNALIST Stage Adaptation at City LitCasting Set for PSMITH, JOURNALIST Stage Adaptation at City Lit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Psmith - one of the most popular characters created by British humorist P.G. Wodehouse - will come to life on the City Lit stage this fall in an original stage adaptation by Artistic Director Terry McCabe, who will also stage the comedy. Richard Eisloeffel will star as Psmith. Also in the cast are T. J. Anderson, John Blick, Nicholas Roy Caesar, Joe Ciresi, Patrick Delaney, George Ellison, Jay Hobson, Robert Kaercher, Charles Schoenherr and Lee Wichman, McCabe, who will direct the production, announced casting today. (more...)

Casting Set for PSMITH, JOURNALIST Stage Adaptation at City LitCasting Set for PSMITH, JOURNALIST Stage Adaptation at City Lit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Psmith - one of the most popular characters created by British humorist P.G. Wodehouse - will come to life on the City Lit stage this fall in an original stage adaptation by Artistic Director Terry McCabe, who will also stage the comedy. Richard Eisloeffel will star as Psmith. Also in the cast are T. J. Anderson, John Blick, Nicholas Roy Caesar, Joe Ciresi, Patrick Delaney, George Ellison, Jay Hobson, Robert Kaercher, Charles Schoenherr and Lee Wichman, McCabe, who will direct the production, announced casting today. (more...)

BWW Review: JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE Brings Favourite Literary Characters To The StageBWW Review: JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE Brings Favourite Literary Characters To The Stage
by Barry Lenny - Sep 2, 2016

Bertie Wooster is the archetypal English upper class twit. (more...)

LIFE ACCORDING TO SAKI Wins 2016 Best of Edinburgh Award at Edinburgh FringeLIFE ACCORDING TO SAKI Wins 2016 Best of Edinburgh Award at Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

The Carol Tambor Theatrical Foundation is proud to announce the winner of this year's The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honor at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  The winner of The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award was announced at the closing ceremonies of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Friday, August 26th. (more...)

PSMITH, SUNDIAL, FORTY-TWO STORIES and More Set for City Lit's 2016-17 SeasonPSMITH, SUNDIAL, FORTY-TWO STORIES and More Set for City Lit's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

City Lit Theater's 37th season will honor its traditions while bringing Chicago audiences four plays that will be new to nearly all audience members. The season lineup announced today by City Lit artistic director Terry McCabe includes a mix of three world premieres (two of them adaptations of novels and one original new comedy), plus a classic comedy of the 19th Century that has not been seen in Chicago in 120 years. (more...)

Jeeves & Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to Sydney Opera House This AugustJeeves & Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to Sydney Opera House This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

?Following a sell-out year on London's West End, three successful UK tours and a season in Mumbai, the charmingly incompetent English gentleman Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves are packing their bags for a trip to Sydney. (more...)

Wooster and Jeeves to Present Limited Run of PERFECT NONSENSE at Sydney Opera House on TodayrdWooster and Jeeves to Present Limited Run of PERFECT NONSENSE at Sydney Opera House on Todayrd
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Following a sell-out year on London's West End, three successful UK tours and a season in Mumbai, the charmingly incompetent English gentleman Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves are packing their bags for a trip to Sydney.  The iconic double act will be appearing in Perfect Nonsense for a strictly limited season in the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House from Today 23 to Sunday 28 August. (more...)

Wooster and Jeeves to Present Limited Run of PERFECT NONSENSE at Sydney Opera House on August 23rdWooster and Jeeves to Present Limited Run of PERFECT NONSENSE at Sydney Opera House on August 23rd
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2016

Following a sell-out year on London's West End, three successful UK tours and a season in Mumbai, the charmingly incompetent English gentleman Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves are packing their bags for a trip to Sydney.  The iconic double act will be appearing in Perfect Nonsense for a strictly limited season in the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House from Tuesday 23 to Sunday 28 August. (more...)

Theatre in the Round Closes 64th Season with JEEVES INTERVENESTheatre in the Round Closes 64th Season with JEEVES INTERVENES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Theatre in the Round Players (TRP) closes its 64th season with Jeeves Intervenes, by Margaret Raether, from the stories of P.G. Wodehouse, in weekend performances during July (tonight, July 8-31, 2016). (more...)

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