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W. H. Auden

 
W. H. Auden Headshot
Date of Birth: February 21, 1907
Date of Death: September 29, 1973 (66)

Birth Place: York, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 1978]
Translation
 
[Regional (US), 1971]
Translation

Writing

Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright
Playwright

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 1978]
Translation

[Regional (US), 1971]
Translation

Writing
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright
Playwright





W. H. Auden News

Troupe Announces The World Première of a New Adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's A Photo Troupe Announces The World Première of a New Adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's A SINGLE MAN at Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Troupe today announces the world première of a new adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man by Simon Reade. Directed by Philip Wilson, the production opens in Park200 at Park Theatre on 21 October, with previews from 19 October, and runs until 26 November.

BWW Review: RAVEL PIANO CONCERTO at Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Photo BWW Review: RAVEL PIANO CONCERTO at Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jan 30, 2022

Stewart Goodyear was scintillating in his Charlotte Symphony debut, but the Stravinsky-Weill lineup that followed wasn't an anticlimax.

The HK Phil's First Two Programmes in 2022 Feature Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long  Photo The HK Phil's First Two Programmes in 2022 Feature Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long and Three Soloists
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2022

Following the sold-out New Year Year's concerts, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) distinguished Principal Guest Conductor, Yu Long, will kickstart the new year by conducting the orchestra's first two programmes of 2022. While limited seats of the January concerts are still available, fans should act quickly to snap up remaining tickets!

The HK Phil's First Two Programmes in 2022 Feature Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long  Photo The HK Phil's First Two Programmes in 2022 Feature Principal Guest Conductor Yu Long and Three Soloists
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2021

Following the sold-out New Year Year's concerts, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) distinguished Principal Guest Conductor, Yu Long, will kickstart the new year by conducting the orchestra's first two programmes of 2022. While limited seats of the January concerts are still available, fans should act quickly to snap up remaining tickets!

Carol Hodge Releases New Single 'THIS' Photo Carol Hodge Releases New Single 'THIS'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 26, 2021

Today sees the release of ‚ÄėTHIS‚Äô, the first release from the forthcoming¬†‚ÄėThe Crippling Space Between‚Äô¬†album, due September 24th via Midnight Stamp Records.

Marilynne Robinson, Zadie Smith, Ferrante and More Featured in 92Y's Fall Literary Se Photo Marilynne Robinson, Zadie Smith, Ferrante and More Featured in 92Y's Fall Literary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2020

The 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center's fall season features critically-acclaimed novelists Marilynne Robinson and Zadie Smith, beloved American poet Billy Collins and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, among others, in virtual events.

92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center Celebrates Poetry Month with Neruda, Nabokov And Much M Photo 92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center Celebrates Poetry Month with Neruda, Nabokov And Much More
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2020

92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center continues its celebration of National Poetry Month with archival recordings of readings by many of the best-known poets, including Maya Angelou, W.H. Auden (pictured above), e.e. cummings, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Pablo Neruda (his first U.S. reading), Kay Ryan, U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, Adrienne Rich, Mary Oliver , Tracy K. Smith and Seamus Heaney, among many others.  All of the poets mentioned have appeared at 92Y as part of the Poetry Center's main reading series; the Poetry Center began in 1939.

Original Theatre Company Will Share Filmed Performances Online Photo Original Theatre Company Will Share Filmed Performances Online
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020

In light of the closure of theatres across the UK due to COVID-19, the Original Theatre Company's productions of Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART and Ali Milles's THE CROFT, both of which were touring the UK, will now each have an online launch performance.

THE HABIT OF ART Performance To Be Filmed For Download Photo THE HABIT OF ART Performance To Be Filmed For Download
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2020

In light of the most recent government advice due to COVID-19, The Original Theatre Company's production of Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART, which was due to open at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne on Wednesday 18 March 2020, will now perform a closed filmed performance on Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 2pm.

Gwen Taylor Leads THE CROFT at the Belgrade Theatre Photo Gwen Taylor Leads THE CROFT at the Belgrade Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020

This spring, the Belgrade Theatre invites audiences to venture into a remote corner of the Scottish highlands in a spine-chilling new play by Ali Milles, showing from 15-18 April.

W. H. Auden Videos

STAGE TUBE: Scenes from THE RAKE'S PROGRESS at Pittsburgh Opera
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2016

Pittsburgh Opera concludes its 77th season with the Pittsburgh premiere of the David Hockney production of Stravinsky's THE RAKE'S PROGRESS. The production runs now through this Sunday, May 8, 2016. Click below to watch scenes from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Christopher Plummer, Des McAnuff Talk CTG's A WORD OR TWO on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, "A Word or Two," which opened at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, "A Word or Two" is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Click below to watch interviews with Plummer and McAnuff on opening night!

BWW TV: Public Theater's FEBRUARY HOUSE- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2012

The Public Theater's world premiere production of FEBRUARY HOUSE, with music and lyrics by Gabriel Kahane and book by Seth Bockley, is currently in previews at the Martinson Theater. Directed by Davis McCallum, FEBRUARY HOUSE runs through Sunday, June 10, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 22. BroadwayWorld brings you perfomance highlights below!


W. H. Auden Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has W. H. Auden written?
W. H. Auden has written 4 shows including The Dance of Death (Playwright), The Pepper Mill (Bookwriter), No More Peace (Lyricist), For the Time Being (Playwright).