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Richard Wilbur

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Translation
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Adaptation
 
[Off-Broadway, 1983]
Adaptation
 
[Off-Broadway, 1956]
Adaptation

Writing

Adaptation
Lyricist
Material
Lyricist
Lyricist

Richard Wilbur Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1983 - Special Awards Gold Star
Richard Wilbur
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1974 - Best Musical Gold Star
Richard Wilbur, Candide

Richard Wilbur News

THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' & More Set for Laguna Playhouse 2023-2024 Seas Photo THE ANGEL NEXT DOOR, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' & More Set for Laguna Playhouse 2023-2024 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 13, 2023

Laguna Playhouse has announced its 2023-2024 Season of Shows featuring the new play The Angel Next Door, Ain't Misbehavin' and more. See how to purchase tickets!

Hugh Jackman, Joel Grey, Sharon D. Clarke & More Featured in 92NY Fall Theater Events Photo Hugh Jackman, Joel Grey, Sharon D. Clarke & More Featured in 92NY Fall Theater Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

See Tom Stoppard on Leopoldstadt, Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke, André De Shields, and Miranda Cromwell on Death Of A Salesman, Joel Grey, Steven Skybell, and Zalmen Mlotek on Fiddler On The Roof In Yiddish and more at 92NY this fall.

Aggregate Collective, New Theatre Incubator, Launches Inaugural Project Photo Aggregate Collective, New Theatre Incubator, Launches Inaugural Project
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

Aggregate Collective, a theatre incubator supporting the development of new creative works, announces mission and inaugural project. Created by a group of multi-hyphenated theatre makers wanting to expand ethnic, cultural, social-economic and gender representation in the theatre industry, Aggregate Collective's mission is to support artists during the early stages of a creative endeavor through radical hospitality and shared learning.

Molière In The Park's THE MISANTHROPE Begins Tonight Photo Molière In The Park's THE MISANTHROPE Begins Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Molière in the Park's fully staged production of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien, begins previews tonight for a Sunday, May 15 7:30pm opening.

Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert to Star in Molière in the Park's THE MISANTHROPE Photo Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert to Star in Molière in the Park's THE MISANTHROPE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

Molière in the Park, in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance and LeFrak Center at Lakeside, will present a fully staged production of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur’s translation of Molière’s THE MISANTHROPE, directed by Molière in the Park’s Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.

Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert To Star In Molière In The Park's THE MISANTHROPE Photo Tony Winner Gabriel Ebert To Star In Molière In The Park's THE MISANTHROPE
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Molière in the Park, in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance and LeFrak Center at Lakeside, will present a fully staged production of two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur's translation of Molière's THE MISANTHROPE, directed by Molière in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.

The Atlanta Opera Announces 2022-23 Mainstage Season Photo The Atlanta Opera Announces 2022-23 Mainstage Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

The Atlanta Opera has announced a new season of large-scale performances at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre for 2022-23 with a spirit of positivity and optimism for the future.

Moliere In The Park's One-Act Plays Featuring Samira Wiley & More to Premiere Tonight Photo Moliere In The Park's One-Act Plays Featuring Samira Wiley & More to Premiere Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

Moli√®re in the Park's free staged readings of Ga√ęl Octavia's FAMILY, translated by Katharine Woff and Lucie Tiberghien, and Richard Wilbur's translation of Moli√®re's THE IMAGINARY CUCKOLD, both directed by Lucie Tiberghien, premiere tonight, Thursday, December 9 at 7pm, with an additional performance on Friday, December 10 at 7pm.

Samira Wiley Will Star in Moliere in the Park's Staged Readings of One-Act Plays Photo Samira Wiley Will Star in Moliere in the Park's Staged Readings of One-Act Plays
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2021

Moli√®re in the Park, in partnership with Prospect Park Alliance and LeFrak Center at Lakeside, proudly presents free staged readings of two one-act plays, Ga√ęl Octavia's FAMILY, translated by Katharine Woff and Lucie Tiberghien, and Richard Wilbur's translation of Moli√®re's THE IMAGINARY CUCKOLD, both directed by Lucie Tiberghien.

Tickets On Sale Now For The FSU/Asolo Conservatory 2021-2022 Season Photo Tickets On Sale Now For The FSU/Asolo Conservatory 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021

Single tickets for the shows in the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training's 2021-2022 season are now on sale.

Richard Wilbur Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Full Streamed Production of TARTUFFE, Starring Raul Esparza and Sami Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Full Streamed Production of TARTUFFE, Starring Raul Esparza and Samira Wiley

by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2020

Ra√ļl Esparza¬†and Samira Wiley led a live stream presentation of Richard Wilbur's translation of Moli√®re's¬†TARTUFFE, directed by Moli√®re in the Park's Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Extends TARTUFFE Videoplay
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Extends TARTUFFE

by Julie Musbach - May 21, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's 2018 season opening production, Tartuffe, will extend its run after much critical and audience acclaim. The French masterpiece directed by Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte began performances on May 16 and will now play until June 10. A 'superb production that will whet your appetite for more,' as declared by NJ Arts Maven, Tartuffe's final performance will now be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 10.

VIDEO: On This Day, August 25: Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, August 25: Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein!

by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2017

Leonard Bernstein was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He took piano lessons as a boy and attended the Garrison and Boston Latin Schools. At Harvard University, he studied with Walter Piston, Edward Burlingame-Hill, and A. Tillman Merritt, among others. Before graduating in 1939, he made an unofficial conducting debut with his own incidental music to 'The Birds,' and directed and performed in Marc Blitzstein's 'The Cradle Will Rock.' Then at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, he studied piano with Isabella Vengerova, conducting with Fritz Reiner, and orchestration with Randall Thompson. 


Richard Wilbur Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Richard Wilbur written?
Richard Wilbur has written 3 shows including Candide (Lyricist), The Misanthrope (Adaptation), With Love and Laughter (Material).

What awards has Richard Wilbur been nominated for?
Special Awards (Drama Desk Awards) and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Candide .

What awards has Richard Wilbur won?
Special Awards (Drama Desk Awards)and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Candide.