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Arnold Wesker

 
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Date of Birth: May 24, 1932 (90)
 

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Arnold Wesker Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Best New Play
Arnold Wesker, The Merchant

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Photos: Go Inside THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2023 WITH MASTERCARD NOMINEES' CELEBRATION Photo Photos: Go Inside THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2023 WITH MASTERCARD NOMINEES' CELEBRATION
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 19, 2023

On Friday 17 March, the Olivier Awards 2023 with Mastercard hosted their Nominees’ Celebration, in partnership with Cunard at The Londoner hotel, the world's first super boutique hotel in the heart of London's theatre district. Notable nominees such as Rose Ayling-Ellis, Beverley Knight, Rob Madge, Rafe Spall and Giles Terera were in attendance, among many of the other nominated theatre makers. Check out the photos here!

Olivier Awards 2023 Industry Recognition Winners Announced Photo Olivier Awards 2023 Industry Recognition Winners Announced
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2023

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard 2023 have formally announced the recipients for this year's Industry Recognition Award. The event is organised annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre.

American Premiere of No√ęl Coward's THE RAT TRAP to Open Next Week NY City Center Sta Photo American Premiere of No√ęl Coward's THE RAT TRAP to Open Next Week NY City Center Stage II
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

Mint Theater Company returns to New York City Ce nter Stage II with the American premiere of No√ęl Coward‚Äôs The Rat Trap, directed by Alexander Lass, opening Monday November 21st (7pm) at New York City Center Stage II for a limited Off-Broadway engagement through December 10th only.¬†

Mint Theater to Present American Premiere of No√ęl Coward's THE RAT TRAP & World Prem Photo Mint Theater to Present American Premiere of No√ęl Coward's THE RAT TRAP & World Premiere of BECOMES A WOMAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

The Mint Theater company will be presenting the American Premiere of Noel Coward's The Rap Trap, and the world premiere of Becomes a Woman by Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn).

Adriana Roel, Actriz Memorable En La Historia Del Teatro Mexicano Photo Adriana Roel, Actriz Memorable En La Historia Del Teatro Mexicano
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022

La Secretar√≠a de Cultura del Gobierno de M√©xico y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal) lamentan el deceso de Adriana Roel, actriz em√©rita de la Compa√Ī√≠a Nacional de Teatro, quien obtuvo dos premios Ariel como Mejor Actriz. Figura memorable en la historia de la escena mexicana particip√≥ en m√°s de 50 montajes, 40 pel√≠culas y alrededor de 30 telenovelas durante 60 a√Īos de trayectoria en cine, teatro y televisi√≥n.

RSL Announces 60 New Fellows and Honorary Fellows For 2022 Photo RSL Announces 60 New Fellows and Honorary Fellows For 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

This evening, at an event held at Battersea Arts Centre, The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the charity that represents the voice of literature in the UK, announced 60 new appointments including the first induction of writers elected to Fellowship through the Bicentenary RSL Open Initiative. 

Austin Pendleton and Katharine Cullison Head Cast Of Five In THE DARK OUTSIDE By Bern Photo Austin Pendleton and Katharine Cullison Head Cast Of Five In THE DARK OUTSIDE By Bernard Kops
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2021

In 'The Dark Outside' by Bernard Kops, a birthday celebration for a one-armed East London tailor, who is in a life crisis, brings home his three grown children.

World Premiere Of THE DARK OUTSIDE to be Presented at Theater for the New City Photo World Premiere Of THE DARK OUTSIDE to be Presented at Theater for the New City
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2021

In 'The Dark Outside' by Bernard Kops, a birthday celebration for a one-armed East London tailor, who is in a life crisis, brings home his three grown children.  All are facing traumatic changes.  It falls to his wife--the family matriarch and unfailing strength--to hold the clan together. 

The National Arts Club Presents A Conversation With Sir Ian McKellen Photo The National Arts Club Presents A Conversation With Sir Ian McKellen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021

McKellen talks about his work on stage (Richard III, Acting Shakespeare, Waiting for Godot) and screen (The Lord of the Rings, The X-Men, Gods and Monsters, The Good Liar) during this wide-ranging dialogue.

Ian McKellen Shares Journal Entries From His Time Working on THE LORD OF THE RINGS Photo Ian McKellen Shares Journal Entries From His Time Working on THE LORD OF THE RINGS
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2020

Ian McKellen is giving fans a peek into what his life was like while working on Lord of the Rings. He took to Twitter yesterday to share a link to some journal entries, during his time working on the film franchise over 20 years ago.

Arnold Wesker Videos

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Steven Webb, Richard Chevara and More in King's Head QUASIMODO World Premiere!
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2013

Ahead of the first public preview tonight, producers have released rehearsal footage and creative interviews for Quasimodo, the last great unproduced musical by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, which is getting its World Premiere, 50 years after it was written. In a major coup for the King's Head Theatre in London, Quasimodo will play for a 4-week season from Wednesday 20 March - Saturday 13 April. Click below to watch the behind-the-scenes video!


Arnold Wesker Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Arnold Wesker written?
Arnold Wesker has written 2 shows including Chips With Everything (Playwright), The Merchant (Playwright).

What awards has Arnold Wesker been nominated for?
Best New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Merchant .