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Jean Anouilh

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

Jean Anouilh Poor Bitos

Evening Standard Awards - 1961 - Best Play

Jean AnouilhBeckett

Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Play

Jean Anouilh, Becket

Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Play

Jean Anouilh, Time Remembered

New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1957 - Best Foreign Play

Jean Anouilh, The Waltz of the Toreadors

Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Play

Jean Anouilh, The Waltz Of The Toreadors

Jean Anouilh News

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT Set To Kickoff Of Second Annual Phoenix Festival: Live Arts In Hudson Valley, September 28

Award-winning 90-minute Adaptation of Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment kicks off Second Annual Phoenix Festival in Nyack NY on September 28. 
Review: A MOMENT WITH MARK ST. GERMAIN at Great Barrington Public Theater

Mark St. Germain is a prolific playwright whose works have been performed in New York City, the Berkshires and beyond. He has written the plays CAMPING WITH HENRY AND TOM (Outer Critics Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award), OUT OF GAS ON LOVER'S LEAP and FORGIVING TYPHOID MARY (Time Magazine's 'Year's Ten Best') , EARS ON A BEATLE and THE GOD COMMITTEE, all published by Samuel French and Dramatist Play Service. With Randy Courts, he has written the musicals THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI, JOHNNY PYE AND THE FOOLKILLER, winner of an AT&T 'New Plays For The Nineties Award' and JACK'S HOLIDAY at Playwrights Horizons. Mark's musical, STAND BY YOUR MAN, The Tammy Wynette Story was created for Nashville's Ryman Theater.
New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of April 26 - IN THE HEIGHTS Soundtrack, Andrew Lloyd Webber: Symphonic Suites, and More!

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

It's been a year since Traveling Players “postponed indefinitely” 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 México

La Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México y el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL) lamentan el deceso del primer actor Ricardo Blume,  ocurrido este viernes a los 87 años de edad, en la ciudad de Querétaro. 
CT Rep Announces Cast And Creative Team Of THE CHERRY ORCHARD

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 or call (860) 486-2113.

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

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

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!

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

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

Kristine Landon-Smith talks about directing her revival of Jean Anouilh's The Orchestra and about her unique life in theatre.
Cast Announced For Jean Anouilh's THE ORCHESTRA at Omnibus Theatre

Amanda Osbourne (SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE, VIENNA'S ENGLISH THEATRE), Seeta Indrani (RSC, THE NATIONAL THEATRE AND RAMBERT DANCE COMPANY), Stefania Licari, Pedro Casarin, Charlotte Laporte, Luna Dai, Toph Enany and Jessica Hulme have been cast in celebrated French dramatist Jean Anouilh's comedy The Orchestra.
Kristine Landon-Smith Revives Jean Anouilh's Gem THE ORCHESTRA

Multi award-winning director Kristine Landon-Smith will revive celebrated French playwright Jean Anouilh's neglected classic The Orchestra.
Omnibus Theatre Unveils Spring 2019 Season

Omnibus Theatre announces its new Spring programme. Highlights for the new season include four long-running plays, two revivals and the return of the month-long 96 Festival.
BWW Review: CP's BECKET Struggles With Loyalty, Faith, and Caring

At times BECKET looms before us like a vast Shakespearean tapestry and at others like a bloated two-hander, but this CPCC Theatre production plays well at Halton Theater, which is really good news as Pease Auditorium bites the dust.
CPCC Theatre Kicks Off 2018-2019 Season With BECKET

CPCC Theatre will kick off its 2018-2019 season with Jean Anouilh's Tony Award winning play "Becket" on the renowned Halton Theater stage, located on the college's Central Campus.
CPCC Theatre Kicks Off 2018-2019 Season With BECKET

CPCC Theatre will kick off its 2018-2019 season with Jean Anouilh's Tony Award winning play "Becket" on the renowned Halton Theater stage, located on the college's Central Campus.
BWW Interview: Multi-faceted Tony Tanner GIVEs ME THE SUNny & Dark Sides of Making Theatre For Years

Theatre veteran Tony Tanner's latest directorial project GIVE ME THE SUN, his adaptation of Ibsen's GHOSTS, world premieres September 15, 2018 at the Lounge Theatre. The actor/writer/director, having worked with a Who's Who of theatrical talents, allowed me to pick his brain on his extensive theatrical history.
The Onion, America's Finest News Source, Comes Alive For RAW ONION: COMFORT FOOD for One Night Only

The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, whose mission is to produce the works of absurdist playwrights and authors from around the globe, once again turns to The Onion, America's Finest News Source for its annual fundraiser for the 9th year running. Intimate L'Etage Cabaret will host the event, celebrating the on-line weekly satirical news source known for its outrageous and absurd humor on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Raw Onion: Comfort Food will have two performances at 6 pm and 8 pm.


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?

Jean Anouilh has been nominated for several awards throughout their career. They were nominated for Best Play at the Evening Standard Awards for "Poor Bitos" and "Beckett". They were also nominated for Best Play at the Tony Awards for "Becket", "Time Remembered", and "The Waltz of the Toreadors". In addition, they were nominated for Best Foreign Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for "The Waltz of the Toreadors".

What awards has Jean Anouilh won?

Jean Anouilh has won several awards for his plays. He received the Best Play award at the Evening Standard Awards for "Poor Bitos" and "Beckett." He also won the Best Play award at the Tony Awards for "Becket." In addition, Anouilh's play "The Waltz of the Toreadors" won the Best Foreign Play award at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards.

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