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Bernard Shaw

Also Credited As: George Bernard Shaw

Date of Birth: July 26, 1856

Date of Death: November 02, 1950 (94)

Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND

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HEARTBREAK HOUSE Will Be Performed by The Resident Acting Company

 The Resident Acting Company, formed four years ago by the actors of the Pearl Theater Company, is announcing a script in hand performance of Heartbreak House by Bernard Shaw with Austin Pendleton as Captain Shotover on May 31st.  The Resident Acting Company is presenting this at The Players, the historic club and home of Edwin Booth on Gramercy Park.

Grippo Stage Company Presents SHAW VS. TUNNEY

Grippo Stage Company will present the world premiere of Shaw vs. Tunney, written by Douglas Post and directed by Nick Sandys, based on the book “The Prizefighter and The Playwright” by Jay R. Tunney, May 25 - July 8, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.

LOVE LETTERS Starring Matthew Broderick and Laura Benanti Adds Performances at Irish Rep

Irish Repertory Theatre has added five additional performances for Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, directed by Ciarán O’Reilly (Endgame), starring Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti.

El Olvido Maravilloso Reúne 31 Poemas Inéditos Del Dramaturgo Rodolfo Usigli

La Secretaría de Cultura federal y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal), mediante la Coordinación Nacional de Literatura (CNL) y la Capilla Alfonsina, llevaron a cabo la presentación editorial de El olvido maravilloso (2022), una recopilación de 31 poemas inéditos y manuscritos del dramaturgo, director, crítico e investigador Rodolfo Usigli (1905-1979). 

MY FAIR LADY Is Coming To Pikes Peak Center This May!

The American Theatre Guild will present the Lincoln Center Theater critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY.

Interview: Shaw Expert David Staller Talks DEAR LIAR at Irish Repertory Theatre

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with David Staller, who discusses starring in the Irish Repertory Theatre's Dear Liar, as part of The Letter Series.

TIFT Announces 2023/24 Season

Talk Is Free Theatre Producer & CEO Arkady Spivak and Artistic Director Michael Torontow announced their 2023/24 season, which leaps into new territory (sometimes literally) and challenges the boundaries that exist to be pushed, dismantled, or destroyed–a season full of new works and past favourites on stages (and in forests) not just at home in Barrie, Ontario, but across the far reaches of the planet to South America, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.

Now On Sale: PYGMALION at The Old Vic

Eliza Doolittle aspires to more than selling flowers on the streets of Covent Garden. After a chance meeting with Professor Henry Higgins and Colonel Pickering, she finds herself the subject of a rash bet to pass her off as a lady amongst the great and the good of London society. Tickets From £27 for Pygmalion at The Old Vic 

SWEENEY TODD, THE BLUEST EYE & More Set for A Noise Within's 2023-24 Season

A Noise Within has announced an eclectic six-play 2023-24 season sponsored by the S. Mark Taper Foundation that the company is dubbing a 'Balancing Act.'

Bertie Carvel and Patsy Ferran to Star in PYGMALION, Kicking Off The Old Vic's 2023-24 Season

Two-time Olivier Award winning actor Bertie Carvel will join fellow Olivier winner Patsy Ferran in a new production of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion at London's The Old Vic this autumn.

Photos: MISALLIANCE Kicks off Gingold Theatrical Group's 18th Season of Project Shaw

Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw kicked off Gingold Theatrical Group's 18th season of Project Shaw last night, April 10. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

Review: MY FAIR LADY at National Theatre

The musical revival of My Fair Lady, that came to the National Theatre this past holiday weekend, proves that this classic musical with lyrics and book by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe is an indestructible warhorse of a show that never grows stale. Director Bartlett Sher (with tour direction by Samantha Saltzman) has reinvigorated this masterpiece of superior integration of music, lyrics and book with some salient deconstruction-- but no amount of deconstruction can take away from the emotional pull of this material.

Photos: In Rehearsal With THE SIX OF CALAIS & RUTH By Pegasus Opera Staged At Susie Sainsbury Theatre

Pegasus Opera Company and Hagemann Rosenthal Associates presents a double bill The Six of Calais & Ruth at Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London, NW1 5HT. The productions will be staged on Friday 21 April 7.30pm, Saturday 22 April 7.30pm, Sunday 23 April 2.30pm. See photos from inside rehearsal!

Gingold Theatrical Group Presents SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIREE This Month

Gingold Theatrical Group  announced that the company will present Shakespeare Sonnet Soirée, a virtual event that will stream live on Sunday April 23, 2023, at 6pm ET, in honor of Shakespeare's 459th birthday. Shakespeare Sonnet Soirée is open to the public and will be available to watch live on GTG's Facebook page.

Playwright Douglas Post's New Works Premiere at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse and Grippo Stage Company

Grippo Stage Company presents the world premiere of Shaw vs. Tunney, written by award-winning playwright Douglas Post and directed by Nick Sandys, based on “The Prizefighter and The Playwright” by Jay R. Tunney, May 25 - July 8, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.

Wake Up With BWW 3/29: HAMILTON in Manila, Plus a Message from Adrianna Hicks!

Top stories: Hamilton will make its Asian premiere in Manila, Adam James joins the cast of the Wicked film, plus watch a video message from Adrianna Hicks in honor of BroadwayWorld's 20th anniversary!

Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti, Melissa Errico & David Staller to Lead THE LETTERS SERIES at Irish Rep

Irish Repertory Theatre will present The Letters Series, featuring Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty & George Bernard Shaw, directed by Charlotte Moore. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Charles Busch, Nick Cearley & More to Star in MISALLIANCE at Gingold Theatrical Group

Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw will kick off Gingold Theatrical Group'S 18th season of Project Shaw. See who is starring, and how to purchase tickets!

Shaw Festival Posts Significant Fundraising Results For 2022 Season

During the Shaw Festival's Annual General Meeting, Treasurer Greg Prince announced the Shaw Festival attained operating revenues of $35.7 million – The Shaw's largest operating revenue level ever – and posted an operating surplus of $7,000 for the 2022 season, the most multi-faceted and extensive season yet produced at The Shaw.

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