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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
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at Merkin Concert Hall with two evenings devoted to the Rodgers family-Richard, Mary, and Adam Guettel (with rare unpublished songs by both Guettel and his mother Mary).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 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...)

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...)

Jeeves and Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to AdelaideJeeves and Wooster to Bring PERFECT NONSENSE to Adelaide
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 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 at Her Majesty's Theatre from 30 August to 3 September Tickets are on sale from 9am Monday 4 July and may be purchased through all BASS outlets and BASS on online. (more...)

Theatre in the Round to Close 64th Season with JEEVES INTERVENESTheatre in the Round to Close 64th Season with JEEVES INTERVENES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 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 (July 8-31, 2016). (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 - Jun 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...)

Andrea McArdle & Sally Struthers Will Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's ANYTHING GOESAndrea McArdle & Sally Struthers Will Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse sets sail with the delightful, Tony Award-winning Anything Goes June 15 to July 9. This splendid madcap musical comedy stars Broadway's Andrea McArdle as Reno Sweeney and features two-time Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers as Evangeline Harcourt. The pair are currently leading ANYTHING GOES at Gateway Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Cole Porter Musical ANYTHING GOES to Hit Maltz Jupiter TheatreCole Porter Musical ANYTHING GOES to Hit Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The high-energy tap-dance extravaganza ANYTHING GOES is set to sparkle on the Maltz Jupiter Theatre stage for two nights only! (more...)

BWW Review: Ocean State Ends Season with Effervescent ANYTHING GOESBWW Review: Ocean State Ends Season with Effervescent ANYTHING GOES
by Robert Barossi - May 2, 2016

Like any art form, theatrical musicals can run the gamut in tone, style, tenor and execution. You can find everything from dark, serious brooding drama to light-as-a-feather, fluff-filled entertainments. Which is not to say that either side of the spectrum is better or worse than the other, there are highs and lows at both ends of the spectrum. When it comes to the lighter, fluffier fare, there are few as effervescent and entertaining as Cole Porter's Anything Goes, now receiving a top-notch production at Ocean State Theatre Company. (more...)

BWW Review: ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Opera HouseBWW Review: ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Opera House
by Joseph Harrison - May 2, 2016

Some musicals make you think, some make you cry, while others just give you a permanent smile on your face for the duration of the show. The latter was the state of this reviewer as we set sail on the S.S. American for a rollicking "Bon Voyage" in Goodspeed Musicals' opening show of the 2016 season, ANYTHING GOES. This production is truly "De-Lovely" and lives up to the standard and quality that audiences are used to experiencing in the intimate, beautiful setting that is the Goodspeed Opera House. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rashidra Scott and Company Get in Costume for Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOESPhoto Flash: Rashidra Scott and Company Get in Costume for Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Set sail on a cruise through some of Cole Porter's most famous songs in a 'de-lovely' new revival of the tap-happy musical comedy ANYTHING GOES, now playing through June 16, 2016 at Goodspeed Musicals. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Desiree Davar, Stephen DeRosa and More in Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOESSTAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Desiree Davar, Stephen DeRosa and More in Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOES
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2016

Below, check out a sneak peek inside the dress rehearsal for ANYTHING GOES!  Set sail on a cruise through some of Cole Porter's most famous songs in a 'de-lovely' new revival of the tap-happy musical comedy. Now playing through June 16, 2016! goodspeed.org (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Will Set Sail at Lyric Stage in JuneANYTHING GOES Will Set Sail at Lyric Stage in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Although it has been revived in New York three times - twice on Broadway and once Off-Broadway - and is frequently produced by community and school groups, ANYTHING GOES has not been seen in its original form since it closed on Broadway in 1935.  The original 1934 version of ANYTHING GOES will set sail at Lyric Stage June 17-26, 2016 in the Irving Arts Center's Carpenter Performance Hall.  Tickets are available online @ www.lyricstage.org or by calling 972-252-2787.  (more...)

Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled five exciting teams to transform their diverse season of musicals from page to stage. (more...)

Playwright Larry Kramer Publishes List of His 10 Favorite BooksPlaywright Larry Kramer Publishes List of His 10 Favorite Books
by Louisa Brady - Mar 6, 2016

Playwright Larry Kramer published a list of his 10 Favorite Books on the New York Times earlier this week, being the next in editor Aaron Hicklin's series for his website One Grand Books. Read the full list of Kramer's selections, including plays by Eugene O'Neill and Tennessee Williams, and his reasons why below! (more...)

Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa to Star in ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Musicals; Cast Announced!Rashidra Scott, David Harris and Stephen DeRosa to Star in ANYTHING GOES at Goodspeed Musicals; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

All aboard! Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2016 season at The Goodspeed with the Broadway hit ANYTHING GOES, and the company just announced a star-packed cast. (more...)

Musicals Tonight! Announces 18th Season LineupMusicals Tonight! Announces 18th Season Lineup
by Louisa Brady - Feb 21, 2016

Musicals Tonight! announces its 18th season lineup, including BABES IN ARMS, DO RE MI, and WONDERFUL TOWN. (more...)

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