P. G. Wodehouse News

Date Of Birth:
October 15, 1881
Date Of Death:
February 14, 1975 (93)
Birth Place:
Guildford, ENGLAND
BWW Reviews: JEEVES & WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE, Duke of York's Theatre, July 15 2014
by Becky Brewis - Jul 17, 2014

This adaptation keeps all the humour of P G Wodehouse's original books, and creates much of its own. The array of batty characters is brought to life superbly by a new cast in this three-hander farce. (more...)

JEEVES AND WOOSTER IN PERFECT NONSENSE Extends at Duke of York's Theatre, Thru Jan 17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

'What ho! Turns out, Jeeves and I belong on stage. I'm having a splendid time at the Duke of York's Theatre with Jeeves and we shall continue recounting the complex case of that ghastly girl Gussie Fink-Nottle, my Aunt Dahlia and that dastardly cow-creamer until 17 January 2015. Of course Jeeves will be in touch in due course to update everyone with any information you might require to enjoy a topping night at the theatre' - Bertie Wooster (more...)

BWW Reviews: JEEVES IN BLOOM Takes Root at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 12, 2014

Lois Heagy directs the adaptation of PG Wodehouse's classic 'Right Ho, Jeeves' (more...)

by Jan Nargi - Jun 06, 2014

Original choreography, clever comic bits, and a strong supporting cast add spark to North Shore Music Theatre's ANYTHING GOES, Cole Porter's fizzy screwball shipboard romance that finds itself somewhat at sea while trying to stay afloat in the round. (more...)

Meet the Composers of MURDEROUS MUSICAL MONDAYS- Spotlight on Sam Carner & Derek Gregor
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The cast and creative team of the hit Off-Broadway musical Murder for Two are teaming up with some of New York's brightest up and coming composers and BroadwayWorld.com every Monday night for their spring concert series, Murderous Musical Mondays. Composers Sam Carner & Derek Gregor continue the series on Monday, June 2, 2014, immediately following the 7pm performance of Murder for Two at New World Stages (Stage 5 - 340 West 50th Street). (more...)

John Gordon Sinclair & James Lance Join JEEVES AND WOOSTER UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance will play iconic duo Jeeves and Wooster in the Olivier Award-winning hit Perfect Nonsense in the West End and on tour, replacing the current cast, Robert Webb and Mark Heap, from 30 June 2014. Co-writer Robert Goodale will take over from Mark Hadfield as Seppings. (more...)

John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance to Lead West End's PERFECT NONSENSE, June 30
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance will play iconic duo Jeeves and Wooster in the Olivier Award-winning hitPerfect Nonsense in the West End and on tour, replacing the current cast, Robert Webb and Mark Heap, from 30 June 2014. Co-writer Robert Goodale will take over from Mark Hadfield as Seppings. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Webb And Heap As Jeeves And Wooster In PERFECT NONSENSE
by Stage Tube - May 09, 2014

Take a look at comedy stars Mark Heap and Robert Webb as Jeeves and Wooster in the five-star hit Perfect Nonsense! (more...)

HENRY's to Present 'Where the Good Songs Go', 5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2014

Monday night is the last NYFOS After Hours this season--a reprise of this January's Juilliard show, 'The Land Where the Good Songs Go.' (more...)

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...)

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...)

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