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Date Of Birth:
February 07, 1812
Date Of Death:
June 09, 1870 (58)
Birth Place:
Portsmouth, Hampshire, ENGLAND
 
Date of Birth: February 07, 1812
Date of Death: June 09, 1870 (58)

Birth Place: Portsmouth, Hampshire, ENGLAND
American Conservatory Theater to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL as a Radio Play Photo American Conservatory Theater to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL as a Radio Play
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

For the first time in its 44-year history, American Conservatory Theater's (A.C.T.) celebrated production of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, will come to life as A Christmas Carol: On Air, an enthralling radio play that the whole family can enjoy from the comfort of their home.

Guthrie Theater Announces DICKENS' HOLIDAY CLASSIC Photo Guthrie Theater Announces DICKENS' HOLIDAY CLASSIC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, Artistic Director) today announced it will present Dickens' Holiday Classic, a virtual telling of A Christmas Carol inspired by Charles Dickens' festive public readings of his cherished novella.

Lyric Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Re-imagined Outdoors This Holiday Season Photo Lyric Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Re-imagined Outdoors This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

Lyric Theatre will celebrate its diamond anniversary of its production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL this fall with an all-new outdoor production, whisking audiences away to a magical holiday village nestled in the heart of Oklahoma City.

Trinity Rep Delays In-Person Shows Until Fall 2021 Photo Trinity Rep Delays In-Person Shows Until Fall 2021
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Manual Cinema To Premiere MANUAL CINEMA'S CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Manual Cinema To Premiere MANUAL CINEMA'S CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Manual Cinema, the Chicago-based interdisciplinary performance collective, will take on the most famous holiday tale of all time with Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol, a world premiere, live streaming adaption of Charles Dickens's holiday classic created specifically for the 2020 holiday season.

Orlando Fringe Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Orlando Fringe Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Orlando Fringe announced a new holiday event based on the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. This socially-distanced creative adaptation will take place live and outdoors, utilizing Orlandoa??s Loch Haven Park. The event called, A Fringemas Carol: A Live Socially-Distanced, Dickens-Inspired, Theatrical Journey will take place December 11 through 13. 

TN Shakespeare Company Presents IN A PURPLE MOOD: ALICE WALKER in Next Salon Photo TN Shakespeare Company Presents IN A PURPLE MOOD: ALICE WALKER in Next Salon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Tennessee Shakespeare Company continues its 'Essential' 13th performance season on Sunday, September 27 with a celebration of the author of The Color Purple in its Dr. Greta McCormick Coger Literary Salon.

Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season Photo Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Forda??s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced updates to the Forda??s Theatre 2020-2021 season, following a revaluation amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.

10 musicales de misterio que no te puedes perder Photo 10 musicales de misterio que no te puedes perder
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Sep 10, 2020

¡Sigue la pista de los crímenes más famosos del género musical!

Open Stage's 35th Season Will Be Free And Entirely Online Photo Open Stage's 35th Season Will Be Free And Entirely Online
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020

Open Stage presents the 2020-2021 season with completely free access to all virtual shows.

Bergen County Players to Present ESCAPE WITH RUPERT HOLMES FESTIVAL Photo Bergen County Players to Present ESCAPE WITH RUPERT HOLMES FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020

Social distancing measures aimed at reducing the spread of novel coronavirus have closed venues and postponed events around the world. Fortunately, many institutions and theaters are planning ways to keep entertaining its patrons, including the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell, home to the Bergen County Players (BCP) since 1949.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Presents 'Creative Extremists: Dr. Martin Luther King,  Photo Tennessee Shakespeare Company Presents 'Creative Extremists: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, and Malcolm X'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

Tennessee Shakespeare Company continues its 'Essential' 13th performance season Friday, September 11 with the most hopeful and immediate of its Dr. Greta McCormick Coger Literary Salons titled Creative Extremists: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, and Malcolm X.

Geffen Announces Virtual 'Inside The Box' From Puzzle Master and Magician David Kwong Photo Geffen Announces Virtual 'Inside The Box' From Puzzle Master and Magician David Kwong
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

Geffen Playhouse today announced the world premiere of Inside the Box, a live, virtual, and interactive theatrical experience written and performed by renowned puzzle master, magician, and New York Times crossword constructor David Kwong. Inside the Box marks the second full-length production to emerge from the Geffena??s recently launched Geffen Stayhouse banner.

Actors' Equity Approves Alliance Theatre's Plans To Produce A Drive-in Radio Play Photo Actors' Equity Approves Alliance Theatre's Plans To Produce A Drive-in Radio Play
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre has announced that its upcoming drive-in production of A Christmas Carol: The Live Radio Play has been approved by Actors' Equity Association.

Primary Stages Announces Virtual Fall Season Photo Primary Stages Announces Virtual Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

PRIMARY STAGES has announced its Fall 2020 Virtual Season. The Foundation Series will revisit the work of some of Primary Stages' family of artists, including The Tribute Artist by Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award winner Charles Busch and The Night Watcher by Obie Award winner and Tony Award nominee Charlayne Woodard.

Pittsburg Community Theatre Announces 2021 Productions OLIVER! and ONCE ON THIS ISLAN Photo Pittsburg Community Theatre Announces 2021 Productions OLIVER! and ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020

Pittsburg Community Theatre has announce two shows as part of its 2020-2021 Mainstage season.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season Photo Skylight Music Theatre Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

 Skylight Music Theatre today unveiled their revised 2020-21 season, with a new line-up of outstanding music theatre addressing the realities of presenting live performances in the time of Covid-19. Skylight is Milwaukeea??s professional music theatre company and located at 158 N. Broadway in Milwaukeea??s Historic Third Ward.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Opens its 13th Season with CLASSICAL CREATIVITY IN QUAR Photo Tennessee Shakespeare Company Opens its 13th Season with CLASSICAL CREATIVITY IN QUARANTINE Salon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

Tennessee Shakespeare Company is launching its 'Essential' 13th performance season this Sunday, August 30 with the first of nine Coger Literary Salons titled Take Upon's the Mystery of Things: Classical Creativity in Quarantine.

University of Idaho Will Hold Virtual Auditions For Upcoming Fall Productions Photo University of Idaho Will Hold Virtual Auditions For Upcoming Fall Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts will hold virtual auditions for its upcoming fall productions.

Gulfshore Playhouse Education STAR Academy Hosts Auditions For Fall Productions Photo Gulfshore Playhouse Education STAR Academy Hosts Auditions For Fall Productions
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater will soon host auditions for its Student Theatre Artists in Residence (STAR) Academy fall productions: a?oeLittle Women: The Broadway Musicala?? and a?oeEbenezer.a?? Open to students ages 8-18 of any experience level, auditions for both programs will take place Sept. 8, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with callbacks for a?oeLittle Womena?? on Sept. 9 and a?oeEbenezera?? on Sept. 10. Auditions will occur at The Norris Center, located at 755 8th Avenue S, Naples, FL. Tuition for each program is $500; need-based scholarships are available.

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