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Maurice Valency News

LISTEN: MY FAVORITE FLOP Discusses DEAR WORLD On Latest Episode Photo LISTEN: MY FAVORITE FLOP Discusses DEAR WORLD On Latest Episode
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021

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.

Dreamlight Theatre To Stage Ibsen's GHOSTS Photo Dreamlight Theatre To Stage Ibsen's GHOSTS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2020

Dreamlight Theatre, a new theatre based in Auburn, California, will produce a staged reading of Henrik Ibsen's classic tragedy, 'Ghosts' in a digital version to be streamed in January 2021. The company was founded earlier this year but put its original plans on hold as theatres were closed due to the global health crisis. This production of 'Ghosts' will be the first for the company and will utilize technology and digital media to create a blend of live and online performance.

Broadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More! Photo Broadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when The Visit opened at the Lyceum Theatre, where it played for 61 performances.

Review Roundup: Tony Kushner Adapts THE VISIT at The National Theatre Photo Review Roundup: Tony Kushner Adapts THE VISIT at The National Theatre
by Review Roundups - Feb 14, 2020

The Visit plays on the Olivier Stage at The National Theatre. Based on the play by Friedrich DĂĽrrenmatt adapted by Tony Kushner, original English version by Maurice Valency. Read the reviews!

Photo Flash: First Look at THE VISIT at the National Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE VISIT at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2020

The Visit plays on the Olivier Stage at The National Theatre until 13 May.

VIDEO: Watch THE VISIT's Liz Izen Perform a New Song by Mark Robert Petty and Dana P. Photo VIDEO: Watch THE VISIT's Liz Izen Perform a New Song by Mark Robert Petty and Dana P. Rowe
by West End Video - Jan 11, 2020

Mark Robert Petty, primarily one half of the transatlantic writing team of Anderson & Petty, brought an evening of his musical collaborations to the Union Theatre on Sunday, 10 November. 'Bobby (Under The Eyes Of Don Ameche)' was written by Dana P. Rowe (Music) and Mark Robert Petty (Lyrics) and is from a new musical by Rowe & Petty entitled 'Always - A Brooklyn Love Story' which is currently in development with a book by Nathan Cann.

THE VISIT Begins Rehearsals at the National Theatre Photo THE VISIT Begins Rehearsals at the National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2019

In the town of Slurry, New York, post-war recession has bitten. Claire Zachanassian, improbably beautiful and impenetrably terrifying, returns to her hometown as the world's richest woman. The locals hope her arrival signals a change in their fortunes, but they soon realise that prosperity will only come at a terrible price.

Sound Theatre Announces 2020 Season Photo Sound Theatre Announces 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2019

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.

National Theatre Announces December 2019 â€" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SI Photo National Theatre Announces December 2019 â€" June 2020 Lineup; ROMEO & JULIET, SEA SICK, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for December 2019 - June 2020.

National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adap Photo National Theatre Announces New Productions, Including Emma Rice and Tony Kushner Adaptations
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2019

The National Theatre has announced its productions on-sale for October 2019 a?' March 2020

Maurice Valency Videos

Broadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More! VideoBroadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when The Visit opened at the Lyceum Theatre, where it played for 61 performances.

VIDEO: THE VISIT's Chita Rivera Teaches Jimmy Fallon Bob Fosse Moves on TONIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Chita Rivera revealed she wants to guest star on The Walking Dead and chats about her Tony-nominated role in Broadway's The Visit.

BWW TV: Jason Danieley Sings from THE VISIT at Stars in the Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier today, May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including The Visit's Jason Danieley, who performed 'I Was the Only One'- check it out below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Geniuses Unite! Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Talkback with John Kander at THE VISIT- Part 2
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2015

The Visit, recently nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical, just hosted a conversation with two iconic composers following Wednesday night's performance. Tony Award-winning composer of The Visit, John Kander, sat down with Tony Award winning composer of the upcoming Broadway musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda to chat about his writing process, working without Fred Ebb, finally bringing the show to Broadway, and so much more. Check out Part 2 of the conversation below! Click here to catch up on Part1.

BWW TV Exclusive: Geniuses Unite! Lin-Manuel Miranda Hosts Talkback with John Kander at THE VISIT- Part 1
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2015

The Visit, recently nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical, just  hosted a conversation with two iconic composers following last night's performance. Tony Award-winning composer of The Visit, John Kander, sat down with Tony Award winning composer of the upcoming Broadway musical Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda to chat about his writing process, working without Fred Ebb, finally bringing the show to Broadway, and more. Check out Part 1 of the conversation below!

VIDEO: THE VISIT's Chita Rivera & John Kander on Why They Don't Like The Tonys
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2015

Broadway legends and Tony nominees Chita Rivera and John Kander talked to USA Today and explained how their work is their real reward.

BWW TV: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE VISIT!
by TV - Red Carpets - Apr 24, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, with George Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken,Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddle and Michelle Veintimilla. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet and below, you can check out interviews with Marin Mazzie, Jessie Mueller, Megan Hilty, Tommy Tune and more!

BWW TV: Chita's Back! Watch the Broadway Legend Make Her Opening Night Entrance in THE VISIT
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 24, 2015

The Visit, the final musical ever by legendary Tony Award-winning duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, celebrated its opening last night, April 23, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). The cast is led by Tony Award winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, with George Abud as Karl, Jason Danieley as Frederich Kuhn, Matthew Demingas Louis Perch, Diana Dimarzio as Annie Dummermut, Tony Award nominee David Garrison as Peter Dummermut, Rick Holmes as Father Josef, Tom Nelis as Rudi, Chris Newcomer as Jacob Chicken, Mary Beth Peil as Matilde Schell, Aaron Ramey as Otto Hahnke, Elena Shadow as Ottilie, Timothy Shew as Hans Nusselin, with John Riddleand Michelle Veintimilla. Below, watch as Rivera makes her opening night entrance!

BWW TV: Chita Rivera Gives Special Sneak Peek of THE VISIT Onstage at the Lyceum Theatre!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 25, 2015

The highly anticipated musical The Visit, led by Tony Award® Winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell, will begin performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) tomorrow, March 26 with an Opening Night set for Thursday, April 23. The company just gave a special sneak peek, including a performance by the one-and-only Chita Rivera, and you can go inside the event below!

BWW TV: John Kander Blows Out His Birthday Candles in Rehearsal for THE VISIT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2015

The highly anticipated musical, The Visit, will begin performances at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 26 with an Opening Night set for Thursday, April 23. The cast is led by Tony Award® Winners Chita Rivera as Claire Zachannassian and Roger Rees as Anton Schell. John Kander, who wrote the music for the show, just celebrated his 88th birthday, and the company treated him to a birthday surprise during a break in rehearsal. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there, and you can go inside the festivities below!


Maurice Valency Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Maurice Valency written?
Maurice Valency has written 5 shows including The Virtuous Island/ The Apollo of Bellac (Adaptation), The Enchanted (Adaptation), The Thracian Horses (Playwright), Dear World (Source Material), The Madwoman of Chaillot (Adaptation).