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Samuel Johnson

Date of Death: December 13, 1784 (75)

Birth Place: Lichfield, ENGLAND

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MADam LUCY DECEASED Returns to William & Mary This Month

MADam LUCY Deceased will be presented three times in a second staged workshop at William & Mary in the new Phi Beta Kappa Hall Studio Theatre between Oct. 20-22, 2023, during Homecoming & Reunion Weekend.
Discovery ID's ON THE CASE EP and TRUE CONVICTION Host Celebrate 100th Episode of ANATOMY OF MURDER True-Crime Podcast

“Anatomy Of Murder,” the true-crime podcast examining homicide cases and paths to justice for the victims, released its 100th episode. Each week, former New York City homicide prosecutor and host of Investigation Discovery’s “True Conviction,” Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi, teams up with Emmy award-winning investigative journalist.
Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for BOSWELL at 59E59 Theaters

59E59 Theaters and MHK Productions announced casting for Boswell by Marie Kohler (The Dig) and directed by Laura Gordon (She Stoops to Conquer). Boswell begins previews November 12, 2022, in Theater C and opens November 16 for a run through December 4, 2022.
59E59 Theaters Announces Fall 2022 Season & 1st Three Shows for Winter 2023 - OFF PEAK, THE JOURNEY OF JAZZ & More

59E59 Theaters has announced their Fall 2022 Season, and the first three productions for their Winter 2023 Season. The Fall 2022 Season will begin with Boswell, presented by MHK Productions. The 59E59 Winter 2023 Season will begin with The Immortal Jellyfish Girl, presented by Wakka Wakka.
Playwright Marie Kohler to Discuss Her Play BOSWELL at Boswell Book Company This Month

Marie Kohler will appear at Boswell Book Company on Monday, September 19, 6:30 pm to talk about her play Boswell and to present scene readings from the play with director Laura Gordon and American Players Theatre actors Brian Mani and Ty Fanning.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe Presents I AM GAVRILO PRINCIP

Gavrilo Princip fired a gun – 20 million died, 21 million were wounded, empires were swept away, Germany was ruined, fascism rose up and the world was changed forever. 
Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Stage The World Premiere of UNDER ANOTHER SKY in August

Pitlochry Festival Theatre has announced that it will be staging this August the eagerly awaiting world prémiere of David Greig's adaptation of Charlotte Higgins critically acclaimed book Under Another Sky.
BWW Review: Tampa Repertory Theatre's Production of Perhaps William Shakespeare's Greatest Tragedy: KING LEAR

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 STARCATCHER Leads Best Musical!

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 Leads Best Musical!

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 Leads Best Musical

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

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

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

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 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.
James E. Winder Releases New Book THE HISTORY OF ETERNITY

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 Your Unique Writer's Voice

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.
Bestselling Author Matt Ridley Comes To Musco Center For The Arts

Musco Center for the Arts and Chapman University's Office of the Provost welcome bestselling British science writer Matt Ridley on November 6, 2019 for an eye-opening look at everything. Ridley's The Evolution of Everything, based on his 2015 book of the same name, brings the same encompassing understanding that made that book, The Origins of Virtue, and The Rational Optimist bestsellers. 
Sydney Opera House Presents BURN THE FLOOR

The world's best professional Ballroom and Latin dance stars heat up the Concert Hall stage in an Australian exclusive, Burn The Floor: Gala hosted by Dancing With The Stars judge Tristan MacManus for two scorching performances on July 28.
David Benson & Jack Lane Star in DAD'S ARMY RADIO SHOW

Two acclaimed actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of three classic Dad's Army radio episodes based on favourite scripts from the original TV series. Dad's Army Radio Show celebrates 50 years of Jimmy Perry and David Croft's quintessential sitcom, which won the Best One-Liner accolade in a poll of comedians conducted by digital channel Gold, with the immortal words "Don't tell him, Pike" from The Deadly Attachment episode.

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How many shows has Samuel Johnson written?

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

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