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Ben Jonson

 
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Date of Birth: June 11, 1572 (450)

Birth Place: SCOTLAND
 

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Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 2022/2023 Initial Lineup Including THE NOTEBOOK Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces 2022/2023 Initial Lineup Including THE NOTEBOOK, WUTHERING HEIGHTS & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

Get the season schedule for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 2022/2023 Season, which includes a highly anticipated world premiere musical, striking new adaptations of literary classics, and Barbara Gaines directing her final production in her role as artistic director, thirty-six years after founding the company.

OTHELLO, All-POC HENRY IV and More Announced for Seattle Shakespeare 2022-23 Season Photo OTHELLO, All-POC HENRY IV and More Announced for Seattle Shakespeare 2022-23 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2022

The 2022-2023 season launches in October with William Shakespeare's Othello directed by Reginald André Jackson. Shakespeare's play follows a racist master manipulator as he deceives a military leader into believing his wife has been unfaithful.

Quintessence Theatre Extends Production of THE WINTER'S TALE and THE ALCHEMIST Photo Quintessence Theatre Extends Production of THE WINTER'S TALE and THE ALCHEMIST
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, continues Season XII: Breaking the Cycle with repertory productions of William Shakespeare’s genre-defying romance The Winter’s Tale and Ben Jonson’s satirical farce The Alchemist. By popular demand, the repertory has officially been extended through April 24th.

Bard SummerScape Presents THE SILENT WOMAN in July Photo Bard SummerScape Presents THE SILENT WOMAN in July
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

Since its inception, the annual Bard SummerScape festival has presented a series of stellar revivals of important but neglected operas. This year's immersion in “Rachmaninoff and His World” features The Silent Woman (“Die Schweigsame Frau”), the only true comic opera by Rachmaninoff's close contemporary Richard Strauss.

Quintessence Theatre to Stage THE WINTER'S TALE and THE ALCHEMIST Photo Quintessence Theatre to Stage THE WINTER'S TALE and THE ALCHEMIST
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 5, 2022

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, continues Season XII: Breaking the Cycle with repertory productions of William Shakespeare’s genre-defying romance The Winter’s Tale and Ben Jonson’s satirical farce The Alchemist. The repertory starts previews March 16, with an Opening Weekend Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26.

Barbara Gaines to Step Down as Artistic Director of Chicago Shakespeare Theater in 20 Photo Barbara Gaines to Step Down as Artistic Director of Chicago Shakespeare Theater in 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

Thirty-six years after founding Chicago Shakespeare Theater and paving the way for the Tony Award-winning company to become one of the nation’s leading theaters, Barbara Gaines has announced her plan to step down as Artistic Director in 2023.

Bard SummerScape 2022 Announced Photo Bard SummerScape 2022 Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022

 Bard SummerScape will return this year with eight weeks of live dance, theater, music, and opera in New York’s Hudson Valley, June 23–August 14, 2022. SummerScape 2022 presents the world premieres of new commissions in both dance and theater.

Stream THE ALCHEMIST On-Demand Now! Photo Stream THE ALCHEMIST On-Demand Now!
by - Feb 3, 2022

Special Offer - Stream THE ALCHEMIST on-demand now!

Red Bull Theater to Record Performance of THE ALCHEMIST for Streaming Photo Red Bull Theater to Record Performance of THE ALCHEMIST for Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2021

Red Bull Theater announced today that it will video capture the closing performance of its acclaimed Off-Broadway  production of The Alchemist for future on-demand streaming.

Save 40% on the Side-Splitting Screwball Farce of the season! Photo Save 40% on the Side-Splitting Screwball Farce of the season!
by - Nov 18, 2021

Special Offer - Save 40% on the Side-Splitting Screwball Farce of the season!

Ben Jonson Videos

STAGE TUBE: Christopher Plummer, Des McAnuff Talk CTG's A WORD OR TWO on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, "A Word or Two," which opened at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, "A Word or Two" is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Click below to watch interviews with Plummer and McAnuff on opening night!


Ben Jonson Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ben Jonson written?
Ben Jonson has written 4 shows including Volpone (Playwright), The Alchemist (Playwright), Foxy (Source Material), Sly Fox (Source Material).