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Pierre Corneille

 
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Birth Place: FRANCE
 

Writing

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Writing
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Pierre Corneille Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Revival of a Play or Comedy
Pierre CorneilleLe Cid

Pierre Corneille News

Red Bull Theater Announces SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2022 Featuring Larissa FastHorse,  Photo Red Bull Theater Announces SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2022 Featuring Larissa FastHorse, Stephen Adly Guirgis & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced the eight world premieres in this year’s Short New Play Festival 2022. This in-person event is the latest installment of Red Bull’s renowned annual new play festival of classically inspired ten-minute plays.

Tony Kushner, Charles Busch, and More Join THE PATSY Talkbacks Photo Tony Kushner, Charles Busch, and More Join THE PATSY Talkbacks
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

Transport Group has announced that it will host a talkback series following upcoming performances of its acclaimed production of The Patsy. Guests include playwrights Tony Kushner and Charles Busch and creator of “Be Kind Rewind” Isabel Custodio. 

Joanna Pickering's Trilogy TRUTH LIES AND DECEPTION Premieres in Paris Photo Joanna Pickering's Trilogy TRUTH LIES AND DECEPTION Premieres in Paris
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

Pickering's Trilogy: Truth, Lies and Deception will have its premier at Le Pavé d’Orsay Theatre in the heart of Paris on December 16th. The trilogy contains three short plays Cat and Mouse, Sylvie and Sly and Beach Break.

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by Gigi Gervais - Dec 2, 2021

Atlantic Theater Company and Atlantic Acting School Announce TECHNIQUE TUESDAYS Photo Atlantic Theater Company and Atlantic Acting School Announce TECHNIQUE TUESDAYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

Atlantic has announced a new lineup of free virtual Technique Tuesday classes, every Tuesday March 9 - April 13 at 5:30pm ET for those seeking a creative release during this time. Technique Tuesdays are free hour-long acting workshops rooted in the Atlantic Acting School technique, led by renowned school faculty and Atlantic Ensemble members.

Love is a Many-Sided Thing in AMOR AMOR, Available Sept. 22 Photo Love is a Many-Sided Thing in AMOR AMOR, Available Sept. 22
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 3, 2020

AMOR AMOR stars Jorge Freitas as Jorge, a manipulative and self-centered photographer who feels stuck in his long relationship with Marta (Ana Moreira).

Tony Kushner & Sarah Vowell Lincoln Discussion At The Town Hall Postponed Photo Tony Kushner & Sarah Vowell Lincoln Discussion At The Town Hall Postponed
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2020

Pulitzer Prize winning author Tony Kushner and best-selling author Sarah Vowell in conversation about Lincoln's Legacy on Thursday, March 5 at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) has been postponed until the fall (before the Presidential selection), due to a scheduling conflict.   Full ticket refunds will be available at the point of purchase.

A COUR: AYRES DE COUR DES GRANDS MAITRES DE LA TRAGEDIE LYRIQUE at NYU Casa Italiana  Photo A COUR: AYRES DE COUR DES GRANDS MAITRES DE LA TRAGEDIE LYRIQUE at NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2019

Mired in decadence and shrouded in subtlety, French court culture found no better expression than the intimate, sensual, and seductively nuanced Air de Cour. Yet, at the apex of the Ancien Régime, Bon-Goût tangles with Sprezzatura, as a Mazarin Italian import and Tuscan peasant's son becomes 'Surintendant de la Musique du Roi.' The monumental Tragédie Lyrique and the Comédie-Ballet of Jean Baptiste Lully, né Giovanni Battista Lulli, gradually eclipse the Air de Cour, as a glittering age hungry for spectacle swiftly hurdles towards its end.

California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With THE GOOD PERSON OF SZEC Photo California Shakespeare Theater Continues Its 45th Season With THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2019

California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Wendy Arons and adapted by Tony Kushner, playing July 3 through July 21, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, July 3. Tickets will be available starting at 10am on the day of the show through TodayTix and the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666.

BWW Review: THE LIAR at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts Photo BWW Review: THE LIAR at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - Feb 2, 2019

Pierre Corneille Videos

Video: Westport Country Playhouse Presents A FLEA IN HER EAR VideoVideo: Westport Country Playhouse Presents A FLEA IN HER EAR
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse stages the lavish, large-cast comedy, "A Flea in Her Ear," newly adapted by David Ives from the original by Georges Feydeau, and directed by Mark Lamos, Westport Country Playhouse artistic director.  Fresh from a sold-out run by Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP), a professional theater located at the University of Delaware, the co-production with the REP runs in Westport July 10 - 28.  

VIDEO: Randy Harrison on Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Randy Harrison on Berkeley Rep's ANGELS IN AMERICA
by Alan Henry - Apr 17, 2018

In the video below, Randy Harrison talks about what Tony Kushner's Angels in America has taught him and why he thinks today's young LGBTQ people should see the play.

STAGE TUBE: Artists Rep's THE LIAR Company Performs 'A Note About the Verse'
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2015

Artists Repertory Theatre brings its 2014/15 season to close with The Liar, an adaptation of Pierre Cornielle's 17th Century French comedy from the brilliant mind of David Ives, a playwright best known for hilarious adaptations and plays such as All In The Timing and Venus in Fur. Click below to watch a promo for the show, in which the company reads David Ives' 'A Note About the Verse', which preceeds the play!

STAGE TUBE: Teaser for Huntington's VENUS IN FUR
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2013

Huntington Theatre Company kicks off 2014 with David Ives' sexy Broadway smash hit Venus in Fur, deemed '90 minutes of good, kinky fun,' by The New York Times. Daniel Goldstein (God of Carnage) returns to the Huntington to the direct the 2012 Tony Award nominee for Best Play. Performances will begin on January 3 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre. Huntington just revealed its first promo for the show. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Cast of THE ILLUSION Celebrates Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2011

Signature Theatre Company celebrated opening night of Tony Kushner's THE ILLUSION last month. The show features Peter Bartlett (The Drowsy Chaperone, 'One Life to Live'), Sean Dugan (Next Fall, 'Oz'), David Margulies (Conversations With My Father, Wonderful Town), Amanda Quaid (Equus, Banished Children of Eve), Lois Smith (The Trip to Bountiful, 'True Blood'), Henry Stram (Inherit the Wind, See What I Wanna See), Merritt Wever ('Nurse Jackie', Tiny Furniture) and Finn Wittrock ('All My Children', The Age of Iron.) In the video below, the cast chats about the production on opening night!

STAGE TUBE: Tony Kushner on the Magic of THE ILLUSION
by Meghan Schuler - Jun 20, 2011

Playwright Tony Kushner hopes audiences will be as enthralled by the stage magic in THE ILLUSION as he is. In this new video, just out from Signature, Kushner discusses the importance of creating the duality of reality and fiction on stage, conjuring a form of 'rational skepticism' that leads the audience to a surprising conclusion.

STAGE TUBE: Signature Theatre's THE ILLUSION Trailer!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 16, 2011

The production features scenic design by Christine Jones, costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Kevin Adams, sound design by Bray Poor and fight direction by Rick Sordelet. Production Stage Manager is Paul J. Smith. Michael Mayer directs. Check out a trailer for the production, which opened June 5th, below!

STAGE TUBE: Shenkman, Mantello, et al. on ANGELS IN AMERICA's Relevance
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2011

In the following videow, Oskar Eustis, George C. Wolff, Marcia Gay Harden, Stephen Spinella, Ellen McLaughlin, Ben Shenkman and Joe Mantello talk about the continuing relevance of Angels in America. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Christian Borle Talks ANGELS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 21, 2010

Signature Theatre Company's production of Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, began performances Tuesday, September 14. The first New York revival of Kushner's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play is directed by Michael Greif. The production, originally slated to run through December 19, has been extended a second time through February 20, 2011. Previously, BroadwayWorld has brought you clips of the creative team members discussing their experience with the production. Today, we bring you the latest from the Signature's web series. In this clip, Christian Borle - Signature's 'Prior Walter' - talks his pre-show rituals and what it's like to play 'Prior.'

STAGE TUBE: Ben Shankman Talks ANGELS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2010

Signature Theatre Company's production of Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, began performances Tuesday, September 14. The first New York revival of Kushner's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning play is directed by Michael Greif. The production, originally slated to run through December 19, has been extended a second time through February 20, 2011. Previously, BroadwayWorld has brought you clips of the creative team members discussing their experience with the production. Today, we bring you the latest from the Signature's web series, revisiting original Angels company members. In this clip, Ben Shankman - Louis Ironson from the HBO Miniseries - revisits the meaning of ANGELS.


Pierre Corneille Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Pierre Corneille written?
Pierre Corneille has written 1 shows including Le Cid (Playwright).

What awards has Pierre Corneille been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Play or Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Le Cid .