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Roald Dahl News

Date Of Birth:
September 13, 1916
Date Of Death:
November 23, 1990 (74)
Birth Place:
Llandaff, WALES
Gender:
Male
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Penobscot Theatre Company to Present FRANKENSTEIN, 10/31-11/2Penobscot Theatre Company to Present FRANKENSTEIN, 10/31-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The first session of Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy 2014-2015 culminates Halloween weekend with a production befitting the season: Frankenstein, based on the classic novel by Mary Shelley. (more...)

Ian Fleming's CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG: THE MAGICAL CAR Celebrates 50th Anniversary, 10/22Ian Fleming's CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG: THE MAGICAL CAR Celebrates 50th Anniversary, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

SOMERVILLE, MA - Famous for creating James Bond, Ian Fleming also loved fast cars and this passion inspired him to write his only children's book, penned for his young son, Caspar. (more...)

Tickets Released for Sydney, Australian Production of MATILDA THE MUSICALTickets Released for Sydney, Australian Production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

SYDNEY, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets for the Sydney-Australian premiere season to one of the most sought after musicals currently in production -- Matilda The Musical -- will go on sale tomorrow, with travel packages set to whisk visitors into the world of an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. (more...)

Photo Flash: Danny DeVito Collaborates With One Direction for Latest Music VideoPhoto Flash: Danny DeVito Collaborates With One Direction for Latest Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Danny DeVito has joined boy band One Direction in their latest endeavor, a music video for their single 'Steal My Girl.' The screen legend and the guys recently took to social media to share pictures from the filming on location. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DIRTY WORDS Goes (Down) Like Gangbusters at the Kalk Bay TheatreBWW Reviews: DIRTY WORDS Goes (Down) Like Gangbusters at the Kalk Bay Theatre
by David Fick - Oct 10, 2014

Every now and then, a piece of theatre comes along that could be described as a kind of 'gateway drug': a show that people will remember being incredibly entertaining and that might make them think that this business of going to the theatre is worth all the fuss. DIRTY WORDS is that kind of show. (more...)

Emma Williams Joins West Yorkshire's WHITE CHRISTMAS This WinterEmma Williams Joins West Yorkshire's WHITE CHRISTMAS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Emma Williams has joined the company of Nikolai Foster's production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS, which runs at the West Yorkshire Playhouse 24 November 2014 - 17 January 2015. She joins previously announced Darren Day and Oliver Tompsett in the cast. (more...)

Photo Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey HolderPhoto Special: REMEMBERING: Geoffrey Holder
by Walter McBride - Oct 9, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Award -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. BroadwayWorld.com's Walter McBride has culled through his photo archives to present some images of the legend. (more...)

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderBroadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Geoffrey Holder, the 1975 Tony Awarda -winning director and costume designer of The Wiz who died on Sunday at the age of 84. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory Friday, October 10th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The New York Times reports that Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder has passed away at the age of 84. (more...)

Randy Graff, Amanda McBroom & More Set for 54 Below this WeekRandy Graff, Amanda McBroom & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway's 'Newtildas' to Prove 'Children Rule The World' at 54 Below, 10/10Broadway's 'Newtildas' to Prove 'Children Rule The World' at 54 Below, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Following their triumphant performances as "Matilda" in the Broadway smash Matilda The Musical, 11 year old Paige Brady, 11 year old Gabriella Pizzolo, 11 year old Ripley Sobo and 9 year old Ava Ulloa (aka the "Newtildas") perform some of their favorite songs from Broadway and beyond in their upcoming concert, "When Children Rule The World" at 54 BELOW on Friday, October 10, 2014. (more...)

PRIMUS Announces Fall Tour; New Album Out 10/21PRIMUS Announces Fall Tour; New Album Out 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

The definitive Primus line-up Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde, and drummer Tim Alexander - is back together and set to release their first full-length studio set in nearly 20 years, 'Primus & the Chocolate Factory,' due out on ATO Records on October 21. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & NovemberPatti LuPone, Sierra Boggess, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for 54 Below in October & November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

This October and November 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

2014 LA STAGE ALLIANCE OVATION AWARDS Nominees Announced - Theatre at Boston Court Leads; Geffen, La Mirada Follow2014 LA STAGE ALLIANCE OVATION AWARDS Nominees Announced - Theatre at Boston Court Leads; Geffen, La Mirada Follow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

Theatre @ Boston Court, the Geffen and La Mirada Lead 2014 Ovation Award Nominations; Full List!Theatre @ Boston Court, the Geffen and La Mirada Lead 2014 Ovation Award Nominations; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced on the evening of Monday, September 22 at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Stages Theatre's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, Opening TonightSTAGE TUBE: Highlights from Stages Theatre's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, Opening Tonight
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2014

Stages Theatre Company kicks off their 2014/2015 Season - A Season Like No Other - with JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH tonight, September 19. The show runs through October 19, 2014. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Meet Mr. Porcupine From OPERA San Antonio's Production of FANTASTIC MR. FOXMeet Mr. Porcupine From OPERA San Antonio's Production of FANTASTIC MR. FOX
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

t's almost here! On September 23 the curtain rises on the debut production of OPERA San Antonio. Fantastic Mr. Fox is a performance you'll want to bring the whole family to see. Based on the popular children's book by Roald Dahl about a brave and clever fox who outwits his enemies to save his family and friends, the opera features the music of Tobias Picker, who has been dubbed 'our finest composer for the lyric stage' by The Wall Street Journal. (more...)

RAINBOW BEAST Releases Album 'Tales From the Monstrosity Scrolls'RAINBOW BEAST Releases Album 'Tales From the Monstrosity Scrolls'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Imagine if Yo Gabba Gabba and Tim Burton started a DIY, punk rock theater with The Flaming Lips as the house band, and you'll get some sense of Rainbow Beast. (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse to Open 2014-15 Season with THE MOUNTAINTOP, Begin. 10/2Gulfshore Playhouse to Open 2014-15 Season with THE MOUNTAINTOP, Begin. 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Gulfshore Playhouse will begin their 2014-2015 season with Olivier Award winning play, The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, playing October 4th through 19th, with $30 preview performances on October 2nd and 3rd. (more...)

Roald Dahl Day Celebrates Legendary Children's AuthorRoald Dahl Day Celebrates Legendary Children's Author
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

BANGOR, England, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

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