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Jean Giraudoux

Date of Death: January 31, 1944 (61)

Birth Place: Bellac, FRANCE

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Jean Giraudoux Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Play

Jean Giraudoux, Tiger at the Gates

Evening Standard Awards - 1955 - Best Play

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The Hangar Theatre Announces FutureNow Festival 2022

The Drama League  and Hangar Theatre jointly announced today the First Annual FutureNow Festival, a new iteration of the Hangar's Wedge Series that centers directors, actors, and designers on the rise, presented by the Hangar Theatre.

BWW Review: ATLANTICS ARTS at Comédie Nation

A week long celebration of Broadway in Paris.

LISTEN: MY FAVORITE FLOP Discusses DEAR WORLD On Latest Episode

On the episode, hosts Bobby and Kristina break down the creative journey of 'Dear World' beginning as an early career passion project for composer Jerry Herman, to its troubled road to Broadway that saw a revolving door of directors, choreographers, and material written for the show.

Teatro da Trindade Presents CARMEN, Documentary About Carmen Dolores

Carmen Dolores, figura maior do teatro em Portugal, deixou-nos, aos 96 anos de idade. O seu nome está ligado ao Teatro da Trindade de forma indelével e o seu contributo para a história do teatro em Portugal ficará registado para a posteridade.

UHM Kennedy Theatre Online Presents ONDINE

The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Department of Theatre + Dance and Kennedy Theatre present a new translation and adaptation of French playwright Jean Giraudoux's work Ondine, by MFA candidate in directing Thea Wigglesworth.

UHM Kennedy Theatre Announces 2021 Virtual Productions

Kennedy Theatre and the Department of Theatre + Dance are delighted to present a never-before offering of a “Dance Gallery” – a curated retrospective of celebrated dances and dance concerts produced by our dance program in the last several seasons that were captured in our video archive.

Kennedy Theatre Amends Plans for Season 57

Kennedy Theatre continues to keep the best interests of its students, patrons, colleagues, and the greater community in the forefront of our plans as they navigate the changing tides of the coronavirus pandemic. They are currently transitioning into contingency plans due to extended social distancing recommendations.

VIDEO: American Players Theatre Cancels 2020 Season

American Players Theatre has announced the cancellation of its 2020 season due to the health crisis.

Sound Theatre Announces 2020 Season

Coming off a historic fourth win for Outstanding Theatre of The Year from the Gregory Awards, Sound Theatre Company announces their most compelling and relevant season to date. Producing Artistic Director, Teresa Thuman and Associate Artistic Director, Jay O'Leary, deliver a season of three hard-hitting works which seek to dissect power structures, ownership and envisions the path to a more just future. RETURN THE POWER will feature two world premiere productions and a classic satirical take-down of greed and corruption. Sound's 2020 season boasts inclusive casting, community building and Radical Hospitality ticket pricing starting at $5.

New Jersey Theatre Alliance And NJPAC Partner In Fifth Year Of Premiering New Play Readings

New Jersey Theatre Alliance, in partnership with New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark, announces the return of NJPAC Stage Exchange for a fifth year. The program gives established playwrights an opportunity to hear commentary from the public about their new works at a special sneak peek reading event on Friday, March 8 at NJPAC.

THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT Comes to The Actors' Gang, Today

The Actors' Gang Theater will begin previews of The Madwoman of Chaillot today, September 27th and run through Saturday, November 10th with an official press opening on Saturday, October 6th.

THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT Comes to The Actors' Gang, 9/27

The Actors' Gang Theater will begin previews of The Madwoman of Chaillot on Thursday, September 27th and run through Saturday, November 10th with an official press opening on Saturday, October 6th.

Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission Gallery at Philadelphia Fringe

Tennessee Williams' rewrite of his earlier study of a claustrophobic small town and its gossipy residents, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale comes alive amid a renowned collection of outsider art at The Bethany Mission Gallery in Spring Garden, September 4 - 23, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission Gallery at Philadelphia Fringe

Tennessee Williams' rewrite of his earlier study of a claustrophobic small town and its gossipy residents, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale comes alive amid a renowned collection of outsider art at The Bethany Mission Gallery in Spring Garden, September 4 - 23, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

Tennessee Williams' THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Comes to The Bethany Mission Gallery at Philadelphia Fringe

Tennessee Williams' rewrite of his earlier study of a claustrophobic small town and its gossipy residents, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale comes alive amid a renowned collection of outsider art at The Bethany Mission Gallery in Spring Garden, September 4 - 23, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

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.

American Repertory Ballet Makes A Splash With Gerald Arpino's SEA SHADOW To Be Performed At McCarter Theatre

Since the earliest days of civilization, legends abound of mythical sea creatures who lure handsome young men to the lower depths of the sea. One such story is of Ondine, which tells of a young man on a beach enamored with a beautiful shadow from the sea. This story has sparked the imaginations of composers from Dvorak's operatic masterpiece "Rusalka" to compositions by Ravel and Debussy, and a critically acclaimed play by the French dramatist Jean Giraudoux. This legend was popularized in Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tale, 'The Little Mermaid.' and in the popular Disney animated film by the same name.

Photo Flash: First Look at Promethean's THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT

First produced in 1945, Jean Giraudoux's satiric comedy THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT reveals a plot by a group of corrupt business executives to dig up the streets of Paris, so they can pump oil that they believe lies beneath. Their plot is challenged by the titular "Madwoman," the eccentric Countess Aurelia, an idealist who resolves to fight back and rescue humanity from the scheming and corrupt developers with the help of her fellow outcasts and her fellow madwomen. 

Season Tickets on Sale Now to Clarence Brown Theatre's 2018/2019 Season

Season tickets are on sale now to the Clarence Brown Theatre's 2018/2019 Season which includes a marvelous collaboration with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, a Margaret Atwood drama, David Sedaris comedy, new history play…and more! Season ticket holders enjoy several exclusive benefits, including free ticket exchanges, priority seating, the opportunity to purchase Lab Theatre and Candide single tickets before they go on sale to the general public, special discounts at selected restaurants, and the inside scoop on special events.

IRC Presents Jean Anouilh's TIME REMEMBERED

French dramatist and playwright Jean Anouilh opens the IRC's 12th season in Philadelphia, presenting and celebrating seldom-produced works of absurdist authors and their forebears.

Jean Giraudoux FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Jean Giraudoux has written 12 shows including Amphitryon 38 (Playwright), The Enchanted (Playwright), The Madwoman of Chaillot (Playwright), Ondine (Playwright), Electra (Playwright), Intermezzo (Playwright), The Enchanted (Playwright), Duel of Angels (Playwright), Judith (Playwright), Tiger at the Gates (Playwright), Dear World (Source Material), The Madwoman of Chaillot (Playwright).

Jean Giraudoux has been nominated for several awards throughout their career. They were nominated for Best Foreign Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for their play "Tiger at the Gates." They were also nominated for Best Play at the Tony Awards and the Evening Standard Awards for the same play. Additionally, Giraudoux received nominations for Best Foreign Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for their plays "Ondine" and "The Madwoman of Chaillot."

Jean Giraudoux has won several awards for his plays. He received the Best Foreign Play award from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for his plays "Tiger at the Gates," "Ondine," and "The Madwoman of Chaillot." Additionally, he won the Best Play award from the Evening Standard Awards for "Tiger at the Gates."

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