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Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Birth Place: IRELAND

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[Off-Broadway, 2014]


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Lehigh Valley Charter High School For The Arts to Present THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL By Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts presents 'The School for Scandal' by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Directed by Alison Gilheany, featuring an exceptional cast of young actors.

RSC's New Season to Include OTHELLO, EDWARD II and Works by Sheridan and Hanif Kureishi

Newly appointed Co-Artistic Directors of the RSC, Daniel Evans and Tamara Harvey have announced their inaugural season for the Company.

National Theatre Live Screening of JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN to be Presented at Hammer Theatre Center in March

Bay Area Theatre lovers will be transported to pastoral Britain during the 1940s when Hammer Theatre Center presents the National Theatre Live screening of Jack Absolute Flies Again.

Review: Classical Theatre Company's THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL Presents Classical Theatre in An Innovative, Groovy Way at The Deluxe Theater

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL is presented with new life! The play reflects a comedy of errors that occurs after a false rumor is purposely spread. In a typical Restoration Comedy, you may expect wigs and quill pens, but this production uses minimal wooden set pieces, modern costumes, and a cast of 6 to tell the story, showcasing the company's creativity.

Classical Theatre Company Presents THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL

A 2016 winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American  Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to continue its 2022-2023 15th Anniversary Mainstage Season of Laughs with the masterpiece comedy of manners,

Which Broadway Show Has Been Revived the Most?

This month, the reader question was “What Broadway show has been revived the most?” Taking both plays and musicals into account, and considering works in repertory, these were the findings.

The Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen National Theatre's JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN This Month

The best of British Theatre will continue to be screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse when it presents National Theatre in HD's Jack Absolute Flies Again on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 7pm. The evening is part of the FirstLight Home Care Classical Series.

See The National Theatre Of London's JACK ABSOLUTE at The Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month

This fall The Ridgefield Playhouse continues its tradition of presenting the best of British theater with its FirstLight Home Care Classical Series. On Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 7pm is the National Theatre in HD screening of Jack Absolute Flies Again, a rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night).

See National Theatre Of London's FRANKENSTEIN at The Ridgefield Playhouse This Month

The international sensation National Theatre of London's Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Doctor Strange, Hamlet, BBC's Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting) is returning to the big screen of the Ridgefield Playhouse! Captured live in 2011, this imaginative retelling of Mary Shelley's classic novel was experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.

Review: JACK ABSOLUTE FLIES AGAIN, National Theatre

Jack Absolute Flies Again! Originally scheduled for the Spring of 2020, it took two years, a director change, and a cast reshuffling for the show to get off the ground. It finally lands at the Olivier in a flashy production that has very little substance. One wonders how such a play ended up on one of the most coveted, prominent stages in London.

Photos: First Look at THE RIVALS at American Players Theatre

American Players Theatre began its 43rd season this past Saturday, June 11, with a preview performance of Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals, directed by Aaron Posner. There will be a second preview performance Thursday, June 16, 2022, before the production’s opening night on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at 8:00 pm.

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, THE CIRCLE & More Announced for Classical Theatre Company 2022/2023 Season

A 2016 winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company has announce the lineup for its 2022-2023 15th Anniversary Mainstage Season. As the only professional theatre company in the State of Texas that solely produces classical drama on a year-round basis,

American Players Theatre Announces 2022 Season

American Players Theatre (APT) has announced the 2022 season lineup, including five plays originally slated to run in the 2020 season, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Live Zoom Reading Of THE RIVALS to be Presented by Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare is presenting the hilarious comedy of manners The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, in an online reading at 5 pm, Sunday, May 30.

Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox and More to Star in Benefit Reading of THE WOMAN HATER

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its 2020-21 offerings will continue with a special event benefit reading of Frances Burney’s The Woman Hater, directed by Everett Quinton. The reading will  feature Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox, Rebecca S'Manga Frank, Cherie Corinne Rice, Matthew Saldivar, Jenne Vath, and Nick Westrate.

BWW Feature: ONLINE OPERA VIRTUAL TOUR SEPT. OCT.3-10 at Home Computer Screens

Los Angeles Opera has a new a?oeLiving Room Recitala?? with mezzo-sopranno Taylor Raven sings with three different pianists, Jeremy Frank, Nino Sanikidze, and Brendon Shapiro. She sings two songs from Hector Berlioza??s Les Nuits da??Étè, four songs from Xavier Montsalvatgea??s Cinco Canciones Negras, and other delightful pieces.

National Theatre Announces New Work For 2020 �" 2021; Including Kristin Scott Thomas and More!

The National Theatre today announces nine productions that will play on the South Bank in 2020-2021 alongside previously announced shows. These run alongside our international touring productions, three plays that will tour to multiple venues across the UK and a West End transfer. The NT also announces today that it will increase the quantity of low-price tickets on the South Bank by 25%, with 250,000 available across the year at £20 or less.

BWW Review: Not much Sticks in Seattle Shakespeare Company's THE RIVALS

While viewing the opening night of Seattle Shakespeare Company's production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's a?oeThe Rivalsa??, one old adage kept springing to mind. a?oeThrow it against the wall and see if it sticks.a?? Well, aside from a few standout performances, not much stuck. But that wasn't from lack of trying as director George Mount seemed to throw everything but the kitchen sink at that wall whether it fit within the play or not.

Photo Flash: THE RIVALS At Seattle Shakespeare Company

Duels, dandies, deceptions, and dudes with daddy issues stir up a comic frenzy in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's witty gem The Rivals at Seattle Shakespeare Company. George Mount directs the production which begins previews on Jan. 7, opens Jan. 10 and runs through Feb. 2 at the Center Theatre at Seattle Center.


Richard Brinsley Sheridan has written 8 shows including The School for Scandal (Playwright), The Critic (Playwright), A Tragedy Rehearsed (Playwright), Everyman (Playwright), A Trip to Scarborough (Playwright), All in Love (Source Material), The Duenna (Source Material), The Rivals (Playwright).

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