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Jean Cocteau

Date of Death: October 11, 1963

Birth Place: Maisons-Laffitte, FRANCE

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[West End, 2022]
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Jean Cocteau Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Play

Jean Cocteau, Indiscretions

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Opera Parallele Announces 2024-25 Season

Opera Parallèle has announced its 2024-25 season, featuring a bold and innovative repertoire that pushes the boundaries of contemporary opera. Marking its 15th anniversary, the company is set to captivate audiences with a trio of groundbreaking productions.
Theater 2020 to Present THE TEMPEST This Month

Theater 2020 presents THE TEMPEST, a captivating production of Shakespeare's classic play. Join us for an unforgettable theatrical experience filled with magic, intrigue, and drama.
Festival Opera Reveals Lineup For 2024 Season

Festival Opera has announced details of the company’s 2024 season highlighted by an innovative double bill of two one-act operas that are centered on the theme of love and loss. Learn more about the season here!
Review: SHORTS �" A FESTIVAL OF POCKET OPERAS at Artscape Arena Offers Bite-Sized Operatic Treats

While there are three mini-operas within the SHORTS programme, this reviews centres around two of them: LA VOIX HUMANE and THE IMPRESARIO. Over the last couple of years, I have been lucky enough to attend various operas staged in Cape Town. They are magnificent: grand and opulent.
Video: Luis Alfaro & Jon Fosse Deliver International World Theatre Day Message 2024

The Global Theater Initiative is inviting all theatres, individual artists, institutions, and audiences to celebrate the 62nd annual World Theatre Day on March 27, 2024.
SHORTS-A Festival Of Pocket Operas Comes to Cape Town Opera

This autumn, Cape Town Opera will present SHORTS: A Festival of Pocket Operas, a captivating series of concise operas, at the Artscape Theatre from April 11 to April 21, 2024.
Double Bill ROMAN REVER and THE HUMAN VOICE Come to Pegasus Opera Company

Pegasus Opera Company and Hagemann Rosenthal Associates are proud to present a double bill featuring the gripping female driven stories of Roman Fever by Philip Hagemann and The Human Voice (La Voix Humaine) by Francis Poulenc, play by Jean Cocteau at Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London.
Brazilian Diva Claudia Raia Portrays Iconic Painter TARSILA DO AMARAL in a New Musical

The show Tarsila, a Brasileira will address Tarsila's life, work and influence on Brazilian culture. With book and lyrics by Anna Toledo and Jose Possi Neto, who also directs, the production has Claudia Raia as the protagonist and producer alongside Jarbas Homem de Mello, who plays Oswald de Andrade.
Works By Iconic Artists & Performers Of The 1970s On View at MOCA Jacksonville

MOCA Jacksonville has announced A Walk on the Wild Side: ‘70s New York in the Norman E. Fisher Collection at MOCA Jacksonville, an exhibition exploring the dynamic culture of New York in the 1970s that spurred a decade of collaboration and innovation between artists working in a variety of genres.
Brooklyn Art Song Society to Present CIRCLES IV: LES SIX at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn

Brooklyn Art Song Society presents Circles IV: Les Six, a program exploring the rebellious French composers who revolutionized music in the early 20th century. Don't miss this unique musical experience.
Pianist Ursula Oppens Joins All-Star Lineup for Philip Glass's The Complete Etudes at Lincoln Center

Join pianist Ursula Oppens and a stellar lineup of acclaimed pianists for a marathon concert of Philip Glass's Complete Etudes at Lincoln Center. Celebrate the release of a new special edition boxed set and experience the unforgettable music of Glass on November 19, 2023.
Video: Watch a Preview of Maria Callas' Restored Paris 1958 Performance

One of Maria Callas’ greatest filmed performances of all time has now been meticulously restored from the original reels in colour, 4K resolution and Dolby Atmos surround sound for the big screen. Watch the video trailer for the film, giving audiences their first glimpse of the beautiful remastering.
Photos: First Look at the English Language Premiere of REBECCA

Richard Carson, Lauren Jones and Kara Lane head the cast for the eagerly anticipated English language premiere of the critically acclaimed musical ‘Rebecca’. Check out all new photos here!
Video: Watch Lauren Jones and Kara Lane Sing 'Mrs. de Winter Is Here' from REBECCA

The English language premiere of Rebecca is coming soon to Charing Cross Theatre and we have a first look! In this video, watch as Lauren Jones (2nd Mrs. de Winter) and Kara Lane (Mrs. Danvers) record 'Mrs. de Winter Is Here' at The Umbrella Rooms.
Video: Richard Carson and Lauren Jones Perform 'Through the Night' From English-Language Premiere of REBECCA

An all new video has been released from the English language premiere  of REBECCA at Charing Cross Theatre. The video features Richard Carson as Maxim de Winter  and Lauren Jones as Second Mrs de Winter singing 'Through the Night', featuring Pianist Tom Knowles.
Carriageworks Performs 'earth.voice.body,' a New Triple Bill of Solo Works By Resident Company Sydney Chamber Opera

Carriageworks, one of Australia’s most significant contemporary multi-arts organisations, will present earth.voice.body from 28 September to 7 October 2023, a new triple bill of solo works by resident company Sydney Chamber Opera.
Brooklyn Art Song Society Announces 2023�"24 Season

Brooklyn Art Song Society (BASS) announced its 2023-24 season, which features Circles, a six-part series following friendships between composers throughout history, as well as the return of the Dichter Project and New Voices Festival. Led by Artistic Director Michael Brofman, the organization, which plays a vital role in keeping the tradition of art song alive, presents ten full-length concerts highlighting 37 composers and 56 performers.
Photos: First Look at the Cast of REBECCA at Charing Cross Theatre

Richard Carson, Lauren Jones and Kara Lane  head the cast for the eagerly anticipated English language premiere of the critically acclaimed musical ‘Rebecca’. Check out all new photos of the cast here!
Richard Carson, Lauren Jones and Kara Lane Will Lead English Language Premiere of REBECCA

Richard Carson, Lauren Jones and Kara Lane will lead the cast for the eagerly anticipated English language premiere of the critically acclaimed musical ‘Rebecca’. Performances run 4 September to 18 November at Charing Cross Theatre.
Ghosteater Presents Jean Cocteau's THE HUMAN VOICE An Unforgettable Production In Tempe This July

Ghosteater, the Phoenix-based contemporary theater ensemble founded in 2020, is thrilled to announce its upcoming production of 'The Human Voice' by Jean Cocteau, in a version by Daniel Raggett.

Jean Cocteau FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Jean Cocteau written?

Jean Cocteau has written 2 shows including The Eagle Has Two Heads (Playwright), Indiscretions (Playwright).

What awards has Jean Cocteau been nominated for?

Jean Cocteau has been nominated for the Best Play category at the Tony Awards for "Indiscretions".

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