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Anthony Shaffer

 
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Date of Birth: May 15, 1926
Date of Death: November 06, 2001 (75)

Birth Place: Liverpool, ENGLAND
 

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Writing
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Anthony Shaffer Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Play Gold Star
Anthony Shaffer, Sleuth

Anthony Shaffer News

Sherman Players Open Anthony Shaffer's WHODUNNIT This Weekend Photo Sherman Players Open Anthony Shaffer's WHODUNNIT This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022

On Friday, April 29, The Sherman Players will open Anthony Shaffer's comedy-thriller, WHODUNNIT as its first mainstage show for 2022. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a four week run.

Anthony Shaffer's Comedy-thriller WHODUNNIT Opens The Sherman Players 2022 Mainstage  Photo Anthony Shaffer's Comedy-thriller WHODUNNIT Opens The Sherman Players 2022 Mainstage Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2022

On Friday April 29th, the Sherman Playhouse will open the 2022 mainstage season with WHODUNNIT, a comedy-thriller written by Anthony Shaffer, directed by Alexis M. Vournazos of Danbury.

Sherman Players Announce 2022 Mainstage Season Photo Sherman Players Announce 2022 Mainstage Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2021

The Sherman Players return for their first full theatrical season in nearly two years. The 2022 mainstage season was announced at the close of the final production of the 2021 season, WRECK THE HALLS by Sherman Players President, Steve Stott.

The Sherman Playhouse Holds Auditions for WHODUNNIT, January 10-11 Photo The Sherman Playhouse Holds Auditions for WHODUNNIT, January 10-11
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 22, 2021

The Sherman Playhouse is seeking to fill four roles to complete the cast for its first show of the 2022 season, WHODUNNIT by Anthony Shaffer, directed by Alexis M. Vournazos of Danbury.

Photos: SLEUTH to be Presented at Idaho Shakespeare Festival Photo Photos: SLEUTH to be Presented at Idaho Shakespeare Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

Sleuth, by Anthony Shaffer, will be presented at Idaho Shakespeare Festival July 8 through August 1. The production will be directed by Charles Fee.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival Will Present A Full Capacity Season in 2021 Photo Idaho Shakespeare Festival Will Present A Full Capacity Season in 2021
by Alan Henry - Jun 28, 2021

The Idaho Shakespeare Festival will resumed performances with Anthony Shaffer's SLEUTH on July 8th, with some changes related to COVID-19 concerns.

Ensemble Theatre Company Announces Its Reopening 2021-2022 Season Of Shows Photo Ensemble Theatre Company Announces Its Reopening 2021-2022 Season Of Shows
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2021

Ensemble Theatre Company has announced the reopening of its theater to in-person audiences! ETC is planning a new season of five adventurous productions beginning in October 2021.

VIDEO: Darryl Maximilian Robinson Shares A KING LEAR Speech At LA's Historic Lincoln  Photo VIDEO: Darryl Maximilian Robinson Shares A KING LEAR Speech At LA's Historic Lincoln Heights Library
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

It was exactly one year ago at this time that a lone, veteran Shakespearean actor, ventured out into the streets of the Lincoln Heights neighborhood to present a speech from the works of the immortal bard that he believed reflected the times we were living through.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival Announces 2021 Lineup Photo Idaho Shakespeare Festival Announces 2021 Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2020

The Idaho Shakespeare Festival has announced its tentative 2021 lineup, after cancelled its 2020 edition due to the health crisis.

10 Things You Might Not Know About... Stephen Sondheim Photo 10 Things You Might Not Know About... Stephen Sondheim
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2020

Check out a few of the more obscure tidbits on the life and career of the great Stephen Sondheim as he becomes the first subject of our new series 10 Things You Might Not Know About...


Anthony Shaffer Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Anthony Shaffer written?
Anthony Shaffer has written 2 shows including Sleuth (Playwright), Whodunnit (Playwright).

What awards has Anthony Shaffer been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Sleuth .

What awards has Anthony Shaffer won?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Sleuth.