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Daphne Du Maurier

Date of Birth: May 13, 1907

Date of Death: April 19, 1989 (81)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

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Dirt Dogs Theatre Reveals 2023-24 Season Lineup

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) continues in the tradition of bringing gritty, thought-provoking stories to the stage with their Season 8 lineup for 2023-2024. Learn more about the upcoming shows here!

REBECCA Musical Will Get English Premiere at London's Charing Cross Theatre

Following 12 hugely successful foreign language productions, critically acclaimed musical Rebecca by Michael Kunze and Sylvester Levay is to get its English language premiere in a new production at London’s Charing Cross Theatre in an English translation by Christopher Hampton.

Review: Six Ex-Wives Tear Down the Patriarchy Rather Than Each Other in SIX: THE MUSICAL at Dr. Phillips Center For The Performing Arts in Orlando

As a concert, SIX maintains the momentum and energy for its audience with a consistently good set list of songs, the brazzle-dazzle of lights on the stage, and playful choreography that add up to an exciting ninety minutes of sheer, unadulterated fun.

Stephen Colbert, Tom Felton, Constance Wu, George R.R. Martin, & More Join Symphony Space 2022-23 Season

Symphony Space has announced additional programming and participants in its 2022-23 season, an array of live events that bring literature to life, spark conversation, and provide intimate encounters with wide-ranging musical artists.

First Look: Willemijn Verkaik Returns to the Stage in REBECCA the Musical in Vienna

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Rebecca the Musical in Vienna at the Raimund Theater. Known for being 'the two most successful German-language musical authors,'  Michael Kunze & Sylvester Levay's Rebecca has already captivated more than 2 million people worldwide in 12 countries and 10 languages.

Review: REBECCA THE MUSICAL at Raimund Theatre

REBECCA, the musical about love and obsession reaching from beyond the grave, is back! Daphne Du Maurier's novel has been adapted several times successfully for stage and screen, like Alfred Hitchcock's Academy-Awarded Version or the late Netflix Adaption with Lily James and Armie Hammer. Silvester Levay (Music) and Michael Kunze (Book and Lyrics) brought up a Musical Version of Du Maurier's gothic thriller back in 2006.

Symphony Space Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Kelli O'Hara, Misty Copeland, a Sondheim Tribute & More

Symphony Space has announced highlights of its 2022-23 season, an array of live events that bring literature to life, spark conversation, and provide intimate encounters with wide-ranging musical artists. The programming features acclaimed authors, actors, musicians, comedians, and other luminaries.

BWW Previews: REBECCA at Raimund Theater

REBECCA finally returns to the Raimund Theater! Michael Kunze & Sylvester Levay ('Elisabeth,' 'Mozart!') have created another magnificent masterpiece that has already captivated more than 2 million visitors* worldwide in twelve countries and ten languages. The spectacular production, based on the world-famous novel by Daphne du Maurier, is coming back to Vienna this September. Francesca Zambello (Director of Original Production) is recreating the show for the revival run with Simon Eichenberg (Choreography) and Peter J. Davison. ( Set Design)

Husson University Theatre Presents THE BIRDS at the Gracie's Black Box Theatre

Husson University Theatre (HUT), the university's official student theatre club, will perform Conor McPherson's 'The Birds' in a special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service from Friday, April 29, 2022 through Sunday, May 1, 2022 in the Gracie Theatre's Black Box performance space.

theSpace UK Brings Over 75 New Shows to Edinburgh Fringe

It’s time to bring a little cheer into your life as theSpaceUK announces the second set of shows on sale for the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With over 75 shows going on sale at theSpaceUK, here’s a quick peek at some you should definitely book early for. 

Academy Museum Announces 2022-2023 Exhibitions

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the first round of exhibition rotations, which are scheduled for the 2022–2023 season. These rotations further the museum’s mission to advance the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through dynamic and diverse exhibitions.

HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension

With Lucinda Coxon's Herding Cats opening last night at Soho Theatre and via live stream until 22 May, New York-based, Olivier-winning, and Tony-nominated OHenry Productions and Stellar, in association with Soho Theatre, today announce the on-demand extension of the run.

HERDING CATS Will Be Performed at the Soho Theatre and Streamed Online

Marking a new type of international collaboration, the production is simultaneously accessible online to audiences across the globe via Stellar and in person, with social distancing in line with current UK government guidelines, at Soho Theatre. Running 20 – 23 May 2021 - with press performance on 20 May, Herding Cats is a Stellar Original production.

REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Sentenced to Probation in Child Pornography Case

Ben Sprecher, producer of the doomed Broadway musical Rebecca, was sentenced to probation today, following his August 2019 arrest for possession of child pornography.

BWW Blog: 2020 Wrapped

2020, thank you for at least providing us with exquisite forms of entertainment throughout this year. We couldn’t have made it without them!

VIDEO: See Lily James and Armie Hammer in the Trailer for REBECCA

A young newlywed arrives at her husband’s imposing family estate on a windswept English coast and finds herself battling the shadow of his first wife Rebecca, whose legacy lives on in the house long after her death. A modern adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's gothic novel comes to Netflix: starring Armie Hammer, Lily James, and Kristin Scott Thomas.

BWW Review: MY COUSIN RACHEL, Richmond Theatre

Daphne du Maurier's 1951 novel My Cousin Rachel is a dark, psychological thriller that focuses on jealousy, female sexual power and control over men. It was made into a moderately successful film in 2017 starring Rachel Weiss and then adapted for the stage. It ends its nationwide tour at Richmond theatre this week on a rather weak note.

MY COUSIN RACHEL Continues On UK Tour At Richmond Theatre

Theatre Royal Bath Productions' new tour of My Cousin Rachel, Daphne du Maurier's psychological thriller adapted for the stage by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks, will have its opening night for press on 4 February at Richmond Theatre.

Netflix Unveils Several New Page To Screen Movies Hitting the Streaming Service in 2020

BroadwayWorld Books frequently chronicles the path books take as they're picked up for the silver screen, television, or streaming services. In recent years, Netflix has been aggressively perusing bookstores to find the next successful series. This past month, the Witcher series by Andrzej Sapkowski did so well, the publisher broke stock and the books are on back-order. Netflix just announced a long list of movies coming out on its platform in 2020, and many of them are book adaptations.

Richmond Theatre Announces A Star-Studded New Season Of Shows For 2020

Following a hugely successful Autumn season where Richmond Theatre celebrated 120 years of inspiring theatre, Richmond Theatre announces its' Winter season, jam-packed with beloved classics, gripping adaptions and toe-tapping music nights.


Daphne Du Maurier has written 2 shows including Rebecca (Playwright), Rebecca (Source Material).

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