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Vaclav Havel

Birth Place: Prague, CZECHOSLOVAKIA

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Vaclav Havel Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Play

Vaclav Havel, A Private View


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Obie Awards - 1970 - Distinguished Plays

Vaclav Havel, The Increased Difficulty of Concentration


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Obie Awards - 1968 - Best Foreign Play

Vaclav Havel, The Memorandum

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The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia Receives 2024 Regional Theatre Tony Award

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been announced as the recipient of the 2024 Regional Theatre Tony Award. The honor recognizes a regional theatre company that has displayed a continuous level of artistic achievement contributing to the growth of theatre nationally.
Untitled Theater Company No. 61's EXAGOGE Begins Tonight at La MaMa

The world premiere of Untitled Theater Company No. 61's Exagoge begins tonight at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street in New York City.
La MaMa to Present World Premiere of Untitled Theater Company No. 61's EXAGOGE

La MaMa will present the world premiere of Untitled Theater Company No. 61’s Exagoge. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
La MaMa Will Present World Premiere of Untitled Theater Company No. 61's EXAGOGE

La MaMa will present the world premiere of Untitled Theater Company No. 61's Exagoge, with original music by Avner Finberg, script and libretto by Edward Einhorn, directed by Einhorn.
Video: Luis Alfaro & Jon Fosse Deliver International World Theatre Day Message 2024

The Global Theater Initiative is inviting all theatres, individual artists, institutions, and audiences to celebrate the 62nd annual World Theatre Day on March 27, 2024.
The Drama Book Shop Announces Upcoming Author Events

The Drama Book Shop presents a series of events featuring new theatrical literary works by authors and playwrights. Join them for inspiring discussions and celebrations of the power of American theater. Reserve your seat on their website.
Edward Einhorn Appointed New Artistic Director Of The Rehearsal For Truth Theater Festival

The Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival honoring Václav Havel has announced that Edward Einhorn will be taking over the job of Artistic Director for its seventh season of work.
MBE For Services to Theatre Awarded to Co-Founding Artistic Directors of Belarus Free Theatre

Natalia Kaliada and Nicolai Khalezin, the co-founding Artistic Directors of the award-winning Belarus Free Theatre, the leading refugee-led theatre company in the UK, have been awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for Services to Theatre in the King's Birthday 2023 Honours List.
Nomad Theatrical Company to Present Pride Reading of ALL MEN DO IT: A PRIMER This Month

Nomad Theatrical Company (Grant Neale, Artistic Director) has announced a Pride Week event. ALL MEN DO IT: A PRIMER written by John Robert Tillotson will be given a public reading on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at 7 PM at The Ellington Room in Hell's Kitchen.
Untitled Theater Co. No. 61 World Premiere Of THE SHYLOCK AND THE SHAKESPEAREANS At New Ohio Theatre

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 proudly presents the world premiere of THE SHYLOCK AND THE SHAKESPEAREANS, a darkly humorous retelling of The Merchant of Venice, written and directed by Edward Einhorn, running June 1 - 17, 2023 in a limited engagement at New Ohio Theatre.
Untitled Theater Company No. 61 To Present World Premiere Of THE SHYLOCK AND THE SHAKESPEAREANS

Untitled Theater Company No. 61 proudly presents the world premiere of THE SHYLOCK AND THE SHAKESPEAREANS, a darkly humorous retelling of The Merchant of Venice, written and directed by Edward Einhorn, running June 1- 17, 2023 in a limited engagement at New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher St.) in New York City.
REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH THEATER FESTIVAL Announces 2023 Lineup

The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation and Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association will present the 2023 Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival honoring playwright and human rights activist Vaclav Havel. From June 2 to June 14, the Bohemian National Hall will feature award-winning performances from the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, and the US.
World Premiere of NOT ABOUT ME Begins Performances Tomorrow at Theater for the New City

Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of Not About Me, written and directed by acclaimed playwright Eduardo Machado. Not About Me will begin previews Friday January 13th with Opening Night set for Wednesday January 18th.
La MaMa to Present Vaclav Havel's AUDIENCE With Czech Marionettes

From February 2 to 19, 2023 La MaMa will present the world premiere of Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's puppet version of 'Audience' by Václav Havel, translated and directed by Vít Horejš.
World Premiere of Eduardo Machado's NOT ABOUT ME to be Presented at Theater for the New City

Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of Not About Me, written and directed by acclaimed playwright Eduardo Machado. Not About Me will begin previews Friday, January 13th with Opening Night set for Wednesday January 18th.
Einhorn Prize Reading Announced At Triad Theater, December 11

On Sunday December 11 at 2pm, there will be a presentation of the winners of the first David A. Einhorn Playwriting Prize The event will be held at the Triad Theater, 158 W. 72nd Street. The event will run 90 minutes and include readings of the 1st and 2nd prize winners, some words about David Einhorn, and a talkback on the topics addressed by the plays.
World Premiere Of Mai Khoi's BAD ACTIVIST Coming To Pittsburgh Playhouse

The International Free Expression Project, in partnership with the Center for Media Innovation at Point Park University, proudly presents Mai Khoi's “Bad Activist” at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Pittsburgh Playhouse's PNC Theatre. This performance is part of the Center's Media Innovator Speaker Series.
Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre to Reprise AUDIENCE in September

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre will reprise its 2021 marionette production of 'Audience' by Vaclav Havel, translated and directed by Vit Horejs, September 1 to 3 at 7:30 pm and September 4 at 3:00 pm at the Bohemian National Hall.
Annie George Presents HOME IS NOT THE PLACE

Annie George presents Home is Not The Place. Supported by The Meadows Award (part I of the Resilience double bill with Twa)  Part of the Made in Scotland showcase 2022.
Pittsburgh Playhouse Announces 2022-23 Season

The award-winning Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park University, a multidisciplinary arts and entertainment center located in Downtown Pittsburgh, announced the lineup for their Inside/Outside Summer Series as well as over 30 performances across a multitude of arts disciplines for the 2022-2023 season.

Vaclav Havel FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Vaclav Havel been nominated for?

Vaclav Havel has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "A Private View," Distinguished Plays at the Obie Awards for "The Increased Difficulty of Concentration," and Best Foreign Play at the Obie Awards for "The Memorandum."

What awards has Vaclav Havel won?

Vaclav Havel has won Distinguished Plays (Obie Awards) for The Increased Difficulty of Concentration and Best Foreign Play (Obie Awards) for The Memorandum.

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