Peter Brook News

Date of Birth: March 21, 1925 (91)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Contemporary Classic MARAT/SADE at the Baxter FlipsideContemporary Classic MARAT/SADE at the Baxter Flipside
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Jaco Bouwer, the acclaimed and multiple award-winning designer and director, tackles one of the Baxter Theatre Centre's flagship productions for 2017, Peter Weiss's contemporary classic MARAT/SADE. The production will play the Baxter Flipside from 23 February - 25 March at 19:30 nightly. (more...)

Kennedy Center Shines a Spotlight on International DirectorsKennedy Center Shines a Spotlight on International Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

This spring, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing arts highlights the work of five of the theater's preeminent directors from across the globe: Robert Lepage, Carlos Diaz, Sulayman Al Bassam, Peter Brook, and Lev Dodin. Kennedy Center audiences will experience a theatrical feast of visionary productions of both classic and contemporary plays offering a truly global perspective on theater today. (more...)

Performances of Arin Arbus' Production of Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Begin TonightPerformances of Arin Arbus' Production of Thornton Wilder's THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Begin Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience (Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) presents director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's tragicomic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teethtonight, February 14, through March 19 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center(262 Ashland Place), TFANA's state-of-the-art permanent home in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. (more...)

A.C.T. to Bring Miles Davis to the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUMA.C.T. to Bring Miles Davis to the Stage in Robert Lepage's NEEDLES AND OPIUM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

This spring, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present Robert Lepage's internationally acclaimed play, Needles and Opium (March 30-April 23, 2017). (more...)

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents THE SCOTTSBORO BOYSPhoto Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Presents THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Porchlight Music Theatre†announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical†The Scottsboro Boys,†February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by†John Kander†and†Fred Ebb, book by†David†Thompson,†direction by†Samuel G. Roberson, Jr,†music direction by†Doug Peck†and choreography by†Florence Walker-Harris†with†Breon Arzell†as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The performance schedule is Thursdays at†7:30 p.m.,†Fridays at†8 p.m., Saturdays at†4 and 8 p.m.†and Sundays at†2 p.m.†There is an added matinee performance†Thursday, March 2 at 1:30 p.m.†NOTE: *There are no†Thursday†7:30 p.m.†performances†February 9 and March 2.†Tickets for previews are $38 and for the regular run $45 - $51. Single tickets may be purchased at 773.327.5252 or at†PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. (more...)

Two Weeks Until Lost Watch's FLEW THE COOP Comes to New DioramaTwo Weeks Until Lost Watch's FLEW THE COOP Comes to New Diorama
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Two weeks today, Lost Watch, the pioneering international theatre company behind Goodstock - which rocked the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe with its unflinching, truthful and unapologetically humorous account of what it's like to be genetically susceptible to breast cancer -return to New Diorama Theatre this February to bring one of World War Two's most extraordinary stories to the stage in a brand new show: Flew The Coop. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/30/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/30/2017
by - Jan 30, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 1/30/2017. (more...)

Matthew VanBeisen Becomes Seventh University Musical Society PresidentMatthew VanBeisen Becomes Seventh University Musical Society President
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

†Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan in July 2017. (more...)

University Musical Society Announces Matthew VanBesien as New PresidentUniversity Musical Society Announces Matthew VanBesien as New President
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan in July 2017. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/23/2017This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/23/2017
by - Jan 23, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 1/23/2017. (more...)

David Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New AudienceDavid Rasche and Kecia Lewis to Lead THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH at Theatre for a New Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced†the performance schedule, cast and creative team for director Arin Arbus's new staging of Thornton Wilder's comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. (more...)

Isango Ensemble's A MAN OF GOOD HOPE to Make U.S. Premiere at BAMIsango Ensemble's A MAN OF GOOD HOPE to Make U.S. Premiere at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

In a co-production with the Young Vic-which partnered with Isango on 2014's Olivier Award-winning The Magic Flute-the company adapts for the stage South African native Jonny Steinberg's 2015 book about a Somali refugee's journey from Mogadishu to Johannesburg and finally to the US. (more...)

Lost Watch Presents FLEW THE COOP at New Diorama TheatreLost Watch Presents FLEW THE COOP at New Diorama Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Lost Watch, the pioneering international theatre company behind Goodstock - which rocked the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe with its unflinching, truthful and unapologetically humorous account of what it's like to be genetically susceptible to breast cancer - return to New Diorama Theatre this February to bring one of World War Two's most extraordinary stories to the stage in a brand new show: Flew The Coop. (more...)

A.C.T. to Stage Pulitzer Winner's New Play JOHN This SpringA.C.T. to Stage Pulitzer Winner's New Play JOHN This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) continues its 2016-17 season with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker's new play, John (February 22-April 23, 2017). A haunting drama that took off-Broadway by storm, John is the latest hit from American theater's hottest new voice-Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker (The Flick). (more...)

Nashville Rep to Stage Reading of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPYNashville Rep to Stage Reading of Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Nashville Rep presents a staged reading of the quirky comedy Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang at a REPaloud in partnership with OZ Arts Nashville on Saturday, January 14, 2017. A revealing talkback with Tony award-winning playwright Durang, the cast, director, and audience immediately follows the reading. (more...)

Cast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music TheatreCast Complete for Kander & Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre announces the Chicago premiere of the Broadway musical The Scottsboro Boys, February 3 - March 12, featuring music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction by Samuel G. Roberson, Jr, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Florence Walker-Harris with Breon Arzell as associate choreographer, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. (more...)

RICKY WHITTINGTON to Feature Cameos from Richard Gadd, Adam Riches, Katy Wix & Will AndrewsRICKY WHITTINGTON to Feature Cameos from Richard Gadd, Adam Riches, Katy Wix & Will Andrews
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Edinburgh Comedy award winner Richard Gadd will be the first in a stellar line of performers to make guest appearances in a mystery rotating role in Ricky Whittington. (more...)

Cast Announced for ATC/Orange Tree Theatre's WINTER SOLSTICECast Announced for ATC/Orange Tree Theatre's WINTER SOLSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

The cast for Winter Solstice, which receives its English Language premiere at the Orange Tree Theatre in early 2017, has been announced. (more...)

Actors Touring Company and Orange Tree Theatre Present
The English Language Premiere of WINTER SOLSTICEActors Touring Company and Orange Tree Theatre Present The English Language Premiere of WINTER SOLSTICE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

To coincide with the inauguration of President Donald J Trump, Actors Touring Company present the English language premiere of Roland Schimmelpfennig's new play. (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Supporters Win 2016 Achates Philanthropy PrizeTheatre Royal Stratford East Supporters Win 2016 Achates Philanthropy Prize
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Nigel Farnall and Angelica Puscasu have won the inaugural Achates Philanthropy Prize, created to celebrate first-time†cultural philanthropists across the UK, for their generous support for†Theatre Royal Stratford East.†The couple were nominated by the theatre for donating £3,000 towards the organisation over the past twelve months.† (more...)

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