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Samuel Johnson

 
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Date of Birth: September 18, 1709
Date of Death: December 13, 1784 (75)

Birth Place: Lichfield, ENGLAND
 

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BWW Review: Tampa Repertory Theatre's Production of Perhaps William Shakespeare's Gre Photo BWW Review: Tampa Repertory Theatre's Production of Perhaps William Shakespeare's Greatest Tragedy: KING LEAR
by Peter Nason - Feb 5, 2022

Dedicated to the late C. David Frankel, this is the first KING LEAR produced locally in almost 30 years.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; Sauk's PETER AND THE STARCA Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; Sauk's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; PETER AND THE STARCATCHER L Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; Sauk's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Lead Photo Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; Sauk's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

BETTER OFF SAID Will Return to Brunswick Ballroom in July Photo BETTER OFF SAID Will Return to Brunswick Ballroom in July
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021

The spectacular line up locked in for the July soiree features four fantastic readers who will reflect on 'the words I wish I'd said', including television host Myf Warhurst, journalist and podcaster Osman Faruqi, Walkley-award winning radio host Virginia Trioli as well as editor and arts worker Lujayn Hourani. 

BETTER OFF SAID Will Be Performed at Brunswick Ballroom Next Month Photo BETTER OFF SAID Will Be Performed at Brunswick Ballroom Next Month
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2021

Better Off Said is an afternoon to release some words, thoughts and reflections for the living and dead. It was created by the incredible duo: Emilie Zoey Baker and Marieke Hardy, part of the team behind the international literary phenomenon Women of Letters.  

New Perspectives and The Brighton Festival Present HOUSE MOTHER NORMAL Photo New Perspectives and The Brighton Festival Present HOUSE MOTHER NORMAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2021

New Perspectives and The Brighton Festival present House Mother Normal, a digital installation telling of the lives of eight characters in a nursing home under the watchful eye of House Mother. Directed by Tim Crouch, the production, which can be viewed online or at 6 Dukes Lane, Brighton, merges the individual chapters of B.S. Johnson’s novel.

Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox and More to Star in Benefit Reading of THE WOMAN  Photo Bill Army, Arnie Burton, Veanne Cox and More to Star in Benefit Reading of THE WOMAN HATER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

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.

James E. Winder Releases New Book THE HISTORY OF ETERNITY Photo James E. Winder Releases New Book THE HISTORY OF ETERNITY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2020

Author James E. Winder has announced the release of his new book of poetry, The History of Eternity.

BWW Blog: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Farokh Soltani on Discovering Yo Photo BWW Blog: Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Farokh Soltani on Discovering Your Unique Writer's Voice
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019

Dr Farokh Soltani is a writer, researcher, sound-maker, and teacher. His career began in his native Iran, where he worked as a writer and sound designer. His output included everything from sitcom scripts for national television networks, to award-winning short films such as The Project and Mr M at the Centre of the World, to music for theatre, film, and a particularly annoying mobile phone tariff ad.


Samuel Johnson Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Samuel Johnson written?
Samuel Johnson has written 1 shows including The Distressed Mother (Playwright).