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Jean Anouilh

 
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Date of Birth: June 23, 1910
Date of Death: October 03, 1987 (77)

Birth Place: Bordeaux, Gironde, FRANCE
 

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Jean Anouilh Awards and Nominations

 
Evening Standard Awards - 1963 - Best Play Gold Star
Jean Anouilh Poor Bitos
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1961 - Best Play Gold Star
Jean AnouilhBeckett
 
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Play Gold Star
Jean Anouilh, Becket
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Play
Jean Anouilh, Time Remembered
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1957 - Best Foreign Play Gold Star
Jean Anouilh, The Waltz of the Toreadors
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Play
Jean Anouilh, The Waltz Of The Toreadors

Jean Anouilh News

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 26 - IN THE HEIGHTS Soundtrack, Andre Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 26 - IN THE HEIGHTS Soundtrack, Andrew Lloyd Webber: Symphonic Suites, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

This week's list includes the In The Heights film soundtrack from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Lloyd Webber: Symphonic Suites, which features newly orchestrated suites from Evita, The Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard, and more!

Traveling Players Announce Play Festival Sunday Of Classic Tales Photo Traveling Players Announce Play Festival Sunday Of Classic Tales
by Stephi Wild - Mar 19, 2021

It's been a year since Traveling Players ‚Äúpostponed indefinitely‚ÄĚ the inaugural performances in their new Studio in Tysons Corner Center featuring local teen actors.¬†

El Actor Ricardo Blume Deja Un Legado Imprescindible En Las Artes Escénicas De Méxi Photo El Actor Ricardo Blume Deja Un Legado Imprescindible En Las Artes Escénicas De México
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 31, 2020

La Secretar√≠a de Cultura del Gobierno de M√©xico y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL) lamentan el deceso del primer actor Ricardo Blume,¬† ocurrido este viernes a los 87 a√Īos de edad, en la ciudad de Quer√©taro.¬†

CT Rep Announces Cast And Creative Team Of THE CHERRY ORCHARD Photo CT Rep Announces Cast And Creative Team Of THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2019

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 70th season with Anton Chekhov's a?oeThe Cherry Orcharda?? adapted by Jean-Claude van Itallie. John Miller-Stephany will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 3rd through October 13th, 2019. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

THE INS AND OUTS OF FINGERS, SPOONS, AND OPEN MARRIAGE Comes To The United Solo Festi Photo THE INS AND OUTS OF FINGERS, SPOONS, AND OPEN MARRIAGE Comes To The United Solo Festival
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2019

Battle scarred and still willing, artist and mother Pascale Roger-McKeever still refuses to compromise. She returns to her stage roots with her New York Premiere of The Ins and Outs of Fingers, Spoons and Open Marriage - Winner of the 2018 Marsh Madness Competition - at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, October 31st at 9:00 pm.

EVE OF BELTANE Will Premiere At Broadway Bound Festival Photo EVE OF BELTANE Will Premiere At Broadway Bound Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2019

Izen and Koepfinger's 'Eve of Beltane' tells the oh so familiar tale of forbidden love and examines the very fabric of its nature. Beyond time, beyond space, we find that divine love can penetrate all boundaries - race, nation, and class. This timeless drama features the music and lyrics of Joe Izen with Henry Aronson as Musical Director. Cailin Heffernan will direct. Production Stage Management is by Byron C. Saunders.

Wandering Theater Company Presents THE TRIAL OF MRS. SURRATT Photo Wandering Theater Company Presents THE TRIAL OF MRS. SURRATT
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2019

The Wandering Theatre Company (Natalie Villamonte Zito, Artistic Di- rector and Amber Wallace, Executive Director) announce their presentation of The Trial of Mrs. Surratt, a Limited Engagement Off-Off Broadway run for 15 performances ONLY May 4th- 19th at the Flamboyan Theater at The Clemente Arts Center (107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002).

Ed Asner Stars As God In GOD HELP US! Photo Ed Asner Stars As God In GOD HELP US!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2019

NEWPORT HARBOR DRAMA DEPARTMENT presents three very special benefit performances for the Robert S. Wentz Theatre at Newport Harbor High School of ED ASNER starring as God in GOD HELP US!, written by Samuel Warren Joseph & Phil Proctor and directed by Mitch Levine and also starring Stewart J. Zully and Pamela Guest. GOD HELP US! will perform for three performances only, Friday, February 22 at 7pm and Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2pm & 7pm at the Robert S. Wentz Theater, 600 Irvine Ave. in Newport Beach.   

BWW Review: THE ORCHESTRA, Omnibus Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE ORCHESTRA, Omnibus Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Feb 1, 2019

The Orchestra digs into the hearts of the six women and one man stuck playing light classics in a hollowed out French spa town and finds bleak, Chekhovian humour in their plights.

BWW Interview: Kristine Landon-Smith Talks Tamasha Theatre and THE ORCHESTRA Photo BWW Interview: Kristine Landon-Smith Talks Tamasha Theatre and THE ORCHESTRA
by Gary Naylor - Jan 17, 2019

Kristine Landon-Smith talks about directing her revival of Jean Anouilh's The Orchestra and about her unique life in theatre.


Jean Anouilh Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jean Anouilh written?
Jean Anouilh has written 19 shows including Ring Around the Moon (Playwright), Cry of the Peacock (Playwright), Legend of Lovers (Playwright), La Repetition ou L'Amour Puni (Playwright), Mademoiselle Colombe (Playwright), The Lark (Playwright), Time Remembered (Playwright), The Waltz of the Toreadors (Playwright), Ardele (Playwright), The Fighting Cock (Playwright), Jeannette (Playwright), Becket (Playwright), The Rehearsal (Playwright), Traveller Without Luggage (Playwright), Poor Bitos (Playwright), Colombe (Playwright), With Love and Laughter (Material), The Waltz of the Toreadors (Playwright), Paramour (Source Material).

What awards has Jean Anouilh been nominated for?
Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Poor Bitos , Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Beckett , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Becket , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Time Remembered Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Waltz of the Toreadors and Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Waltz Of The Toreadors .

What awards has Jean Anouilh won?
Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Poor Bitos, Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for Beckett Best Play (Tony Awards) for Becket and Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Waltz of the Toreadors.