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P. G. Wodehouse

 
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Date of Birth: October 15, 1881
Date of Death: February 14, 1975 (93)

Birth Place: Guildford, ENGLAND

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P. G. Wodehouse News

The Public Theatre's 32nd Season Begins with MORNING AFTER GRACE Photo The Public Theatre's 32nd Season Begins with MORNING AFTER GRACE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2022

The Public Theatre opens its 32nd season on Sept 16 with Morning After Grace, a hilarious and heartfelt new comedy that every Baby Boomer on the planet is going to want to see!

PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Photo PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Back-to-School Collection
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Whether a Broadway freshman or seasoned senior, BroadwayHD viewers can get schooled in theatre classics like The Sound of Music and Romeo and Juliet, to more advanced theatre titles like The Importance of Being Earnest to Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, and graduate with honors.

Album Review: JUDY GARLAND: THE FINAL CONCERT IN COPENHAGEN Is A Sweet Reminder Of A  Photo Album Review: JUDY GARLAND: THE FINAL CONCERT IN COPENHAGEN Is A Sweet Reminder Of A Special Woman
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 30, 2022

The legendarily spoken of last concert of Judy Garland has been digitally mixed, mastered, and restored and it is a respectful, loving look at the legend's last days.

ANYTHING GOES se proyectar√° en 22 salas de Cine Yelmo en toda Espa√Īa a trav√©s de + Photo ANYTHING GOES se proyectar√° en 22 salas de Cine Yelmo en toda Espa√Īa a trav√©s de +Que Cine
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 14, 2022

El próximo 30 de junio tendremos la oportunidad de disfrutar en cine de esta producción del musical de Cole Porter con Sutton Foster como protagonista.

BWW Review: THE FALSE SERVANT, Orange Tree Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE FALSE SERVANT, Orange Tree Theatre
by Alexander Cohen - Jun 14, 2022

The theatricality of gender takes centre stage in Paul Miller's take on Marivaux’s 1724 comedy.

La producción de Londres de ANYTHING GOES con Sutton Foster se proyectará en Barcel Photo La producción de Londres de ANYTHING GOES con Sutton Foster se proyectará en Barcelona
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - May 31, 2022

El musical podr√° verse en el Arenas de Barcelona Multicines el 30 de junio.

COMPANY Documentary, ANYTHING GOES, and More Announced for PBS Great Performances 'Br Photo COMPANY Documentary, ANYTHING GOES, and More Announced for PBS Great Performances 'Broadway's Best' Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

This Friday,¬†Great Performances¬†returns with its fifth annual¬†‚ÄúBroadway‚Äôs Best‚Ä̬†lineup. Find out how to tune in and when.

Keegan Theatre Announces Artists for 2022 Boiler Room Series
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022

The Keegan Theatre has announced the 2022 Boiler Room Series (BRS), a series of presentations and events that take audiences into the world where new plays get made.

LITTLE WOMEN, TWELFTH NIGHT & More Announced for First Folio Theatre 2022-2023 Season Photo LITTLE WOMEN, TWELFTH NIGHT & More Announced for First Folio Theatre 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

As theater continues to recover from the pandemic interruption, First Folio Theatre has announced its 2022-2023 season. The final season begins with a classic farce: JEEVES INTERVENES by Margaret Raether based on the works of P.G. Wodehouse, which runs November 5 through December 4, 2022.

IN THE HEIGHTS, ANYTHING GOES & More Announced for City Springs Theatre Company 2022- Photo IN THE HEIGHTS, ANYTHING GOES & More Announced for City Springs Theatre Company 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

City Springs Theatre Company, Atlanta‚Äôs home for professional musical theatre, has announced¬†its 2022-23 PNC Bank Season, featuring four crowd favorites, including¬†three Best Musical Tony¬ģ¬†Award winners, and a 2-time¬†winner of Tony¬ģ Awards for Best Revival!

P. G. Wodehouse Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer For ANYTHING GOES Coming to Cinemas Next Week VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer For ANYTHING GOES Coming to Cinemas Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Anything Goes will sail into over 450 cinema screens nationwide for two nights only on Sunday 28 November and Wednesday 1 December in a live recording filmed at London's renowned Barbican Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch 'Friendship' and 'Blow, Gabriel, Blow' From ANYTHING GOES VideoVIDEO: Watch 'Friendship' and 'Blow, Gabriel, Blow' From ANYTHING GOES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2021

 Anything Goes starring Sutton Foster will sail into over 450 cinema screens nationwide for two nights only on Sunday 28 November and Wednesday 1 December in a live recording filmed at London's renowned Barbican Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch Sutton Foster Sing (and Dance) the Title Number in London's ANYTHING GOE VideoVIDEO: Watch Sutton Foster Sing (and Dance) the Title Number in London's ANYTHING GOES!
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2021

Watch Sutton Foster return to Anything Goes in a special performance of the title number.

VIDEO: The Cast Of ANYTHING GOES At Arena Stage Honors indigenous People VideoVIDEO: The Cast Of ANYTHING GOES At Arena Stage Honors indigenous People
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2018

This week, Molly Smith and the cast of Anything Goes at Arena Stage chose to honor and support Indigenous Peoples' Day (Oct 8). Just as those at sea use Morse code to send SOS alerts, the cast of Anything Goes -- joined by Molly's partner, Suzanne Blue Star Boy -- taps out a call to action in the video below to bring awareness to the epidemic of murdered, kidnapped, and missing Native women in the United States and Canada:

VIDEO: STORIES BY HEART's John Lithgow Discusses Talking Audience Members & More VideoVIDEO: STORIES BY HEART's John Lithgow Discusses Talking Audience Members & More
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 23, 2018

On last night's LATE NIGHT, John Lithgow stopped by to talk about his Broadway show STORIES BY HEART and tells Seth a couple of dramatic and funny theater stories involving talking audience members and EMT visits.

VIDEO: John Lithgow Talks New One-Man Show: 'I Finally Got It to Broadway!' VideoVIDEO: John Lithgow Talks New One-Man Show: 'I Finally Got It to Broadway!'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 16, 2018

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow stopped by to discuss his new one-man Broadway show JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART.

BWW TV: John Lithgow Tells His Story on Opening Night of STORIES BY HEART! VideoBWW TV: John Lithgow Tells His Story on Opening Night of STORIES BY HEART!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Jan 13, 2018

Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening. With equal measures of humor and heart, he evokes memories of family, explores and expands the limits of the actor's craft, and masterfully conjures a cast of indelible characters from classic short stories by Ring Lardner and P. G. Wodehouse. Lithgow elevates the magic of storytelling to masterful new heights.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of John Lithgow in STORIES BY HEART! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of John Lithgow in STORIES BY HEART!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 9, 2018

Virtuosity and imagination combine in one utterly unique event, as Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening. With equal measures of humor and heart, he evokes memories of family, explores and expands the limits of the actor's craft, and masterfully conjures a cast of indelible characters from classic short stories by Ring Lardner and P. G. Wodehouse. Lithgow elevates the magic of storytelling to masterful new heights.

VIDEO: John Lithgow Reveals Inspiration Behind One-Man Broadway Show VideoVIDEO: John Lithgow Reveals Inspiration Behind One-Man Broadway Show
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 10, 2017

John Lithgow stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to talk about his one man Broadway show STORIES BY HEART, inspired by his dad.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Desiree Davar, Stephen DeRosa and More in Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOES
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2016

Below, check out a sneak peek inside the dress rehearsal for ANYTHING GOES!  Set sail on a cruise through some of Cole Porter's most famous songs in a 'de-lovely' new revival of the tap-happy musical comedy. Now playing through June 16, 2016! goodspeed.org


P. G. Wodehouse Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has P. G. Wodehouse written?
P. G. Wodehouse has written 26 shows including A Gentleman of Leisure (Playwright), Die Cs√°rd√°sf√ľrstin (Lyricist), Miss Springtime (Lyricist), Have a Heart (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Oh, Boy! (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Leave It to Jane (Bookwriter), Miss 1917 (Lyricist), Oh, Lady! Lady! (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Girl Behind the Gun (Bookwriter), The Canary (Lyricist), Oh, My Dear! (Bookwriter), The Rose of China (Lyricist), Sally (Lyricist), The Cabaret Girl (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Beauty Prize (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Sitting Pretty (Lyricist), Oh, Kay! (Bookwriter), The Nightingale (Lyricist), Show Boat (Lyricist), Rosalie (Lyricist), The Three Musketeers (Lyricist), Anything Goes (Bookwriter), The Play's the Thing (Adaptation), Betting on Bertie (Lyricist), Never Gonna Dance (Lyricist), Stairway to Paradise (Sketches/Composer/Lyricist).