Bernard Shaw News

 

Bernard Shaw News

Date of Birth: July 26, 1856
Date of Death: November 02, 1950 (94)
Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND
Gender: Male
Lantern Theater Company Announces IN CONVERSATION with Michael W. Brooks and Charles McMahonLantern Theater Company Announces IN CONVERSATION with Michael W. Brooks and Charles McMahon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

As part of its ongoing In Conversation Series of fascinating discussions with theater artists and special guests, Lantern Theater Company will host noted drama scholar Michael W. Brooks and Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon for In Conversation: The Mirror to Nature on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 4:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 13th, 2017: FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Opens and More!BWW Morning Brief September 13th, 2017: FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY Opens and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 13, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Playwrights Horizons' FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70TH BIRTHDAY opens tonight! (more...)

The Washington Stage Guild Announces its 2017-2018 SeasonThe Washington Stage Guild Announces its 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Washington Stage Guild, a fixture on the DC theatre scene since 1986, announces a season of plays that confront us with the perils and pitfalls of refusing to accept the truth, and of questioning, rather than accepting, the facts in front of us. In an era when scientific research is dismissed and statistics are ignored in favor of preferred alternatives, the Stage Guild will take a look at the consequences of that phenomenon in four productions at the Undercroft Theatre in downtown DC. From undisclosed financial dealings in the 1890s, to idealistic hopes and memories during the holidays, and from wartime disappointments, to opposition to social progress, the refusal to face facts and the effect on those who do will take center stage. (more...)

SAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This SpringSAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club will produce a new Broadway production of Saint Joan, written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, Proof), starring three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll's House, Part 2, 'Billions'). (more...)

Philadelphia Artists' Collective Brings IPHIGENIA AT AULIS to the USS OlympiaPhiladelphia Artists' Collective Brings IPHIGENIA AT AULIS to the USS Olympia
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

A nation on the brink of war. A family on the edge of collapse. An army poised to strike, but unable to sail - unless their great general sacrifices his daughter. The PAC (The Sea Plays, Creditors) returns to the Fringe aboard the historic USS Olympia to present Euripides' heartbreaking tragedy of human folly. (more...)

Classical Theatre Co Kicks Off Season with MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSIONClassical Theatre Co Kicks Off Season with MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

Fighting off the repercussions from Hurricane Harvey, Classical Theatre Company returns to the great George Bernard Shaw for this first time since producing the smash hit Candida back in 2011. Regarded by many to be the second finest author in the English language, Shaw is well known for his wordsmithing and wit. His keen ear and ability to recreate the voices of those he encountered and brought to life on the page are without peer. (more...)

WordStage Opens its 2017-18 Season with THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETSWordStage Opens its 2017-18 Season with THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

WordStage Literary Concerts opens its 2017-18 season with George Bernard Shaw's one act comedy "The Dark Lady of the Sonnets."  Friday, September 22, 2017 at 7:30 PM, The Wright Chapel at the Lakewood Presbyterian Church - 14502 Detroit Ave. at Marlowe in Downtown Lakewood, OH (more...)

Gingold Theatrical Group Announces 2017-18 SPEAKERS' CORNER Writers GroupGingold Theatrical Group Announces 2017-18 SPEAKERS' CORNER Writers Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Gingold Theatrical Group, now in its 12th Season, adds to its ongoing new play development programs with the new SPEAKERS' CORNER Writers Group. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: A More Settled And Smooth MY FAIR LADY Returns To SydneyBWW REVIEW: A More Settled And Smooth MY FAIR LADY Returns To Sydney
by Jade Kops - Aug 29, 2017

Following on from a successful opening season at the Sydney Opera House season in September 2016 and Brisbane and Melbourne seasons earlier this year, MY FAIR LADY returns to Sydney with a much better, more comfortable and 'lived in' performance. (more...)

THE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW, STAGE KISS, HENRY V and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2018 SeasonTHE MAGICIAN'S NEPHEW, STAGE KISS, HENRY V and More Slated for Shaw Festival's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Artistic Director Tim Carroll and the Shaw Festival reveal the complete playbill for the 2018 season. Having introduced Festival patrons to Two-Way Theatre in 2017, the Shaw Festival will continue to invite the audience into the creative process, giving them a real voice in the theatre experience. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Is Lauren Ambrose Broadway's Next Eliza Doolittle?Rialto Chatter: Is Lauren Ambrose Broadway's Next Eliza Doolittle?
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2017

Sources connected to Broadway are reporting that SIX FEET UNDER star Lauren Ambrose has been tapped as Eliza Doolittle in the upcoming revival of MY FAIR LADY. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and More Set for Long Beach Playhouse's 2017 Mainstage SeasonMY FAIR LADY, PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and More Set for Long Beach Playhouse's 2017 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

On September 23, the Long Beach Playhouse opens its 2017 Mainstage Season. This year's season combines perennial favorites like My Fair Lady, Arsenic and Old Lace and Agatha Christie's Black Coffee with newer plays like Peter and the Starcatcher, Flight and Pack of Lies. (more...)

Brazilian Actress Paula Berwanger Stars in Shaw's VILLAGE WOOINGBrazilian Actress Paula Berwanger Stars in Shaw's VILLAGE WOOING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Brazilian actress Paula Berwanger stars in Bernard Shaw's classic comedy about a working class girl chasing the man of her dreams halfway across the world. (more...)

Shaw's VILLAGE WOOING Comes to the Greenwich VillageShaw's VILLAGE WOOING Comes to the Greenwich Village
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

George Bernard Shaw's classic comedy about a village girl pursuing the man of her dreams half way round the world and the man of her dreams, who doesn't know what hit him! (more...)

LUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next MonthLUNA GALE Comes to Aurora Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 26th season with Rebecca Gilman's (Blue Surge, Spinning Into Butter, The Sweetest Swing in Baseball) LUNA GALE. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross directs this powerful and arresting Bay Area Premiere, featuring Jamie Jones (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Mud Blue Sky, Gideon's Knot), Laura Jane Bailey (Mud Blue Sky), Devin S. O'­Brien (Mud Blue Sky), Joshua Marx (TheatreWorks), Alix Cuadra (Theatre of Yugen), Kevin Kemp (Shotgun Players), and Jennifer Vega.  LUNA GALE plays September 1 through October 1 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets and information the public can call (510) 843-4822 or visit auroratheatre.org. (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists RepRaucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

Finborough Theatre to Stage First UK Production of John Galsworthy's WINDOWS in 85 YearsFinborough Theatre to Stage First UK Production of John Galsworthy's WINDOWS in 85 Years
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Celebrating the 150th birthday of novelist and playwright John Galsworthy, the first professional UK production in 85 years of Windows by John Galsworthy opens at the Finborough Theatre for a three-week limited season on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 (Press Nights: Thursday, 24 August and Friday, 25 August 2017 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Pop Magic Productions and The Prop Thtr to Co-Produce An Evening of Two Plays at The Prop ThtrPop Magic Productions and The Prop Thtr to Co-Produce An Evening of Two Plays at The Prop Thtr
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

The Prop Thtr has announced that it will co-produce two plays, The Days of Commune by Bertolt Brecht (transl. David Constantine), and In Sarah's Shadow: The Eleanora Duse Story, in collaboration with Pop Magic Productions this fall 2017 at The Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave, in Chicago. The Days of Commune, directed by Stefan Brun and featuring Prop Thtr's ensemble, opens Friday, October 20.  (more...)

Peterborough Players present George Bernard Shaw's THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMAPeterborough Players present George Bernard Shaw's THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

London's finest physician, at the peak of his career, is on the horns of a dilemma-having discovered a miracle cure for tuberculosis, should he treat a penniless fellow doctor or save a talented yet unscrupulous artist? A keen-eyed examination of medical morals and malpractice, The Doctor's Dilemma is a witty, compassionate and timely classic by master playwright, George Bernard Shaw. (more...)

ShawChicago Theater Company presents The Art of Langston HughesShawChicago Theater Company presents The Art of Langston Hughes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

ShawChicago presents The Art of Langston Hughes, a collection of plays and short stories that celebrate the American legacy of Harlem Renaissance poet and playwright Langston Hughes. This is a one night performance on September 18 at 7 PM at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610. (more...)

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