Peter Brook News

Date of Birth: March 21, 1925 (92)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Male
Arts House Limited Appoints Gaurav Kripalani as Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018-2020Arts House Limited Appoints Gaurav Kripalani as Festival Director of Singapore International Festival of Arts 2018-2020
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Gaurav Kripalani will be appointed the new Festival Director designate of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) with effect from 1 May 2017. This will be for a tenure of three festivals from 2018 till 2020.  The appointment was announced by the Arts House Limited (AHL), a company of the National Arts Council (NAC) which commissions the annual SIFA. Gaurav will take the helm from outgoing Festival Director Ong Keng Sen, who will see through the 2017 edition which begins in June. (more...)

Luna Stage Premieres New Play TRANQUILLuna Stage Premieres New Play TRANQUIL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Luna Stage is proud to present the world premiere of Tranquil, a new play by McKnight Fellow Andrew Rosendorf: a raw and provocative look at one family's attempt to heal from an unthinkable tragedy. (more...)

A.C.T. to Present Peter Brook's BATTLEFIELD, An Adaptation of Indian Epic 'The Mahabharata'A.C.T. to Present Peter Brook's BATTLEFIELD, An Adaptation of Indian Epic 'The Mahabharata'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Following the stunning success of The Suit, which played to standing ovations and sold-out houses at American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) in 2014, legendary director Peter Brook returns to A.C.T. with Battlefield (April 26-May 21, 2017). (more...)

Print Room Reveals More Details on Karen Blixen Double BillPrint Room Reveals More Details on Karen Blixen Double Bill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Print Room at the Coronet has today announced further details for Out of Blixen and Babette's Feast, two productions that will run consecutively, putting a spotlight on the fascinating life and writing of Karen Blixen. (more...)

V&A Museum to Explore 'Opera: Passion, Power and Politics', This FallV&A Museum to Explore 'Opera: Passion, Power and Politics', This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

This autumn the Victoria and Albert Museum, in collaboration with the Royal Opera House, will create a vivid and immersive journey through nearly 400 years of opera, exploring its passion, power and politics. (more...)

Broadway's THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Working Out the Kinks in RehearsalsBroadway's THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Working Out the Kinks in Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Broadway rehearsals are underway at The Lyceum Theatre for the Broadway debut of the Mischief Theatre production of The Play That Goes Wrong, the Olivier Award winning West End hit comedy. (more...)

ZU-UK to Host Artistic Leadership Talk SeriesZU-UK to Host Artistic Leadership Talk Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Part of the MA Contemporary Performance Practices programme but open to the wider public, ZU-UK are hosting a series of four free talks exploring the role of artists today. Topics the talks will cover include how to lead from outside the mainstream, how leadership can be representative of diverse opinions, and how to make art with those of differing opinions. (more...)

Tricycle Theatre's Fourth Annual TAKEOVER Sees Expansion To Six Partner Venues Across BrentTricycle Theatre's Fourth Annual TAKEOVER Sees Expansion To Six Partner Venues Across Brent
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Today the Tricycle Theatre announces initial programming for its fourth Takeover. Six venues across the borough will host more than 25 free events, screenings, performances and masterclasses across a 13 day period in April. During the Takeover, young people from across London will be invited to get involved as audiences, workshop participants and performers. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra presents Satan JawaArts Centre Melbourne and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra presents Satan Jawa
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

From Indonesia's most celebrated director, Garin Nugroho, comes Satan Jawa, a newly commissioned silent feature film steeped in Javanese mythology with a live score by Australia's Iain Grandage and Indonesia's Rahayu Supanggah featuring a thrilling blend of Western symphonic tradition and Indonesian gamelan music. Satan Jawa will be a feature of Asia TOPA and will be performed at Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall on 24 February 2017.  (more...)

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...)

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