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The Upstart Crow to Present BURY THE DEAD Beginning in November Photo The Upstart Crow to Present BURY THE DEAD Beginning in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 31, 2022

The Upstart Crow will present Bury the Dead by Irwin Shaw, an anti-war play written in 1936, when World War II was looking inevitable, November 25-27 and December 1-4 at Carsen Theater in the Dairy Arts Center. It is set in 'the second year of the war that is to begin tomorrow night.'

September Bryant Park Picnic Performances to Feature  American Symphony Orchestra, Ja Photo September Bryant Park Picnic Performances to Feature American Symphony Orchestra, Jazz at Lincoln Center & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

Bryant Park Picnic Performances are still warming up with three newly announced free concerts spotlighting new and established voices in the fields of jazz, classical and global pop. On September 9, Jazz at Lincoln Center will bring a rising star in the jazz world to Bryant Park: the 20 year old trumpeter Summer Camargo, playing with her Sextet.

Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra Launches 2022-23 Season With QUIET CITY, September 11 Photo Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra Launches 2022-23 Season With QUIET CITY, September 11
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022

Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra (CCCO), the Cape's professional collaborative orchestra, launches its Season Five performances with the concert ‚ÄúQuiet City,‚ÄĚ on Sunday, September 11, from 3 to 5 pm at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 533 Rt. 28, Harwich Port. The orchestra is conducted by Founding Music Director Matthew Scinto.

Symphony Announces Classics Uncorked Concerts, Free Events, and More Photo Symphony Announces Classics Uncorked Concerts, Free Events, and More
by Julie Musbach - Jul 9, 2019

Across the board, from masterpieces to movies, it's going to be a big, fun 201920 season for the Kansas City Symphony.

BWW Review: BURY THE DEAD, Finborough Theatre Photo BWW Review: BURY THE DEAD, Finborough Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 2, 2018

Finborough Theatre end their series dedicated to the Great War by bringing back Irwin Shaw's Bury The Dead. Directed by Rafaella Marcus and the first London production in 80 year, the piece works as a monumental metaphor to stand up for the truth.

Casting Announced For Classic American Anti-War Drama BURY THE DEAD at Finborough The Photo Casting Announced For Classic American Anti-War Drama BURY THE DEAD at Finborough Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Bury The Dead by American playwright Irwin Shaw opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season today, 30 October 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 1 November 2018 and Friday, 2 November 2018 at 7.30pm).

Guest Blog: Director Rafaella Marcus On BURY THE DEAD Photo Guest Blog: Director Rafaella Marcus On BURY THE DEAD
by Marianka Swain - Oct 24, 2018

'There is no better way of forgetting something than by commemorating it.' That's not from Bury the Dead, Irwin Shaw's 1936 expressionist anti-war play, but from Alan Bennett's The History Boys. The boys in question are clustered around a First World War memorial, learning, for the first time, a narrative that implicates Britain. 'So much for Our Glorious Dead,' says one of them.

Casting Announced For Classic American Anti-War Drama BURY THE DEAD at Finborough The Photo Casting Announced For Classic American Anti-War Drama BURY THE DEAD at Finborough Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2018

In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, Bury The Dead by American playwright Irwin Shaw opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday, 1 November 2018 and Friday, 2 November 2018 at 7.30pm).

The Finborough Theatre Announces its New Season - SQUARE ROUNDS, Vibrant Festival, an Photo The Finborough Theatre Announces its New Season - SQUARE ROUNDS, Vibrant Festival, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2018

The 150th birthday year of the Finborough Theatre building continues with its September-November season, which again brings together the two strands of its multi-award-winning artistic policy. Alongside unique rediscoveries from a forgotten Victorian dramatist and two works inspired by the First World War, the Finborough presents eight new plays and one new musical from England, Wales, the United States and New Zealand.

Alan Gilbert and New York Philharmonic Present World Premiere of THE JUNGLE By Wynton Marsalis, 12/28
by Molly Tracy - Nov 18, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will conduct the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis's The Jungle (Symphony No. 4), commissioned by the Philharmonic as the first of The New York Commissions, with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis; William Bolcom's Trombone Concerto with Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi as soloist; and Copland's Quiet City, featuring Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin and English horn player Grace Shryock in her Philharmonic solo debut.


Irwin Shaw Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Irwin Shaw written?
Irwin Shaw has written 7 shows including Siege (Playwright), The Gentle People (Playwright), Retreat to Pleasure (Playwright), Sons and Soldiers (Playwright), The Assassin (Playwright), The Survivors (Playwright), Children From Their Games (Playwright).