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Daphne Du Maurier Headshot
Date Of Birth:
May 13, 1907
Date Of Death:
April 19, 1989 (81)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
 
Daphne Du Maurier Headshot
Date of Birth: May 13, 1907
Date of Death: April 19, 1989 (81)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension Photo HERDING CATS Announces On-Demand Extension
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021

With Lucinda Coxon's Herding Cats opening last night at Soho Theatre and via live stream until 22 May, New York-based, Olivier-winning, and Tony-nominated OHenry Productions and Stellar, in association with Soho Theatre, today announce the on-demand extension of the run.

HERDING CATS Will Be Performed at the Soho Theatre and Streamed Online Photo HERDING CATS Will Be Performed at the Soho Theatre and Streamed Online
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021

Marking a new type of international collaboration, the production is simultaneously accessible online to audiences across the globe via Stellar and in person, with social distancing in line with current UK government guidelines, at Soho Theatre. Running 20 ‚Äď 23 May 2021 - with press performance on 20 May, Herding Cats is a Stellar Original production.

REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Sentenced to Probation in Child Pornography Case Photo REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Sentenced to Probation in Child Pornography Case
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 18, 2021

Ben Sprecher, producer of the doomed Broadway musical Rebecca, was sentenced to probation today, following his August 2019 arrest for possession of child pornography.

BWW Blog: 2020 Wrapped Photo BWW Blog: 2020 Wrapped
by Student Blogger: Izzi Diaz - Dec 18, 2020

2020, thank you for at least providing us with exquisite forms of entertainment throughout this year. We couldn’t have made it without them!

VIDEO: See Lily James and Armie Hammer in the Trailer for  REBECCA Photo VIDEO: See Lily James and Armie Hammer in the Trailer for REBECCA
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

A young newlywed arrives at her husband’s imposing family estate on a windswept English coast and finds herself battling the shadow of his first wife Rebecca, whose legacy lives on in the house long after her death. A modern adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's gothic novel comes to Netflix: starring Armie Hammer, Lily James, and Kristin Scott Thomas.

BWW Review: MY COUSIN RACHEL, Richmond Theatre Photo BWW Review: MY COUSIN RACHEL, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Feb 6, 2020

Daphne du Maurier's 1951 novel My Cousin Rachel is a dark, psychological thriller that focuses on jealousy, female sexual power and control over men. It was made into a moderately successful film in 2017 starring Rachel Weiss and then adapted for the stage. It ends its nationwide tour at Richmond theatre this week on a rather weak note.

MY COUSIN RACHEL Continues On UK Tour  At Richmond Theatre Photo MY COUSIN RACHEL Continues On UK Tour At Richmond Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2020

Theatre Royal Bath Productions' new tour of My Cousin Rachel, Daphne du Maurier's psychological thriller adapted for the stage by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks, will have its opening night for press on 4 February at Richmond Theatre.

Netflix Unveils Several New Page To Screen Movies Hitting the Streaming Service in 20 Photo Netflix Unveils Several New Page To Screen Movies Hitting the Streaming Service in 2020
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jan 4, 2020

BroadwayWorld Books frequently chronicles the path books take as they're picked up for the silver screen, television, or streaming services. In recent years, Netflix has been aggressively perusing bookstores to find the next successful series. This past month, the Witcher series by Andrzej Sapkowski did so well, the publisher broke stock and the books are on back-order. Netflix just announced a long list of movies coming out on its platform in 2020, and many of them are book adaptations.

Richmond Theatre Announces A Star-Studded New Season Of Shows For 2020 Photo Richmond Theatre Announces A Star-Studded New Season Of Shows For 2020
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2019

Following a hugely successful Autumn season where Richmond Theatre celebrated 120 years of inspiring theatre, Richmond Theatre announces its' Winter season, jam-packed with beloved classics, gripping adaptions and toe-tapping music nights.

Theatre Lab Company Presents GREAT EXPECTATIONS Photo Theatre Lab Company Presents GREAT EXPECTATIONS
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

Everyone in this story had great expectations: betterment, revenge, love, fortune, redemption, freedom. It all started with a beautiful young bride, in love, on her wedding day, many years before. The wedding never happened. The clocks stopped at twenty to nine on that ill fated day at Satis House, and she has a story to tell.

BWW Interview: Helen George Talks MY COUSIN RACHEL Photo BWW Interview: Helen George Talks MY COUSIN RACHEL
by Rona Kelly - Nov 7, 2019

Helen George talks bringing My Cousin Rachel from page to stage, and gives us a sneak peek into what we can expect from Call the Midwife's Christmas special!

Christmas at the Unicorn Announces Three Show Lineup Photo Christmas at the Unicorn Announces Three Show Lineup
by Julie Musbach - Oct 14, 2019

Christmas at the Unicorn continues the theatre's hugely successful tradition of producing thrilling, imaginative and visual theatre for all the family.  

Theatre Royal Bath Productions Presents MY COUSIN RACHEL Photo Theatre Royal Bath Productions Presents MY COUSIN RACHEL
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 2, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces full casting and tour dates for a new production of Daphne du Maurier's psychological thriller My Cousin Rachel, adapted by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks.

REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Arrested for Child Pornography Photo REBECCA Producer, Ben Sprecher, Arrested for Child Pornography
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 13, 2019

According to the New York Post, Ben Sprecher, producer of the doomed Broadway musical Rebecca, was arrested today, August 13, for possession of child pornography.

Vintage Theatre Presents EMMA Photo Vintage Theatre Presents EMMA
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2019

Vintage Theatre presents "Emma" July 12 through August 18 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays and Monday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 - $32 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830.

A Regional Premiere! Vintage Theatre Presents EMMA In Aurora Photo A Regional Premiere! Vintage Theatre Presents EMMA In Aurora
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 19, 2019

Vintage Theatre presents "Emma" July 12 through August 18 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010.  Performances are Fridays and Saturdays and Monday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 - $32 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830.

Keeley Hawes, Ann Dowd Join Cast of Netflix's REBECCA Photo Keeley Hawes, Ann Dowd Join Cast of Netflix's REBECCA
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 31, 2019

BAFTA nominee Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard, Misbehaviour), Emmy Award Winner Ann Dowd (The Handmaid's Tale, Hereditary), Sam Riley (Free Fire, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) and Ben Crompton (Game of Thrones, Strike) join the previously announced Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James and Armie Hammer

Helen George To Star In Stage Adaptation Of MY COUSIN RACHEL Opening At Theatre Royal Photo Helen George To Star In Stage Adaptation Of MY COUSIN RACHEL Opening At Theatre Royal Bath
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath Productions today announces a new production of Daphne du Maurier's psychological thriller My Cousin Rachel, starring Helen George (BBC One's Call The Midwife) in the titular role. Adapted by Joseph O'Connor and directed by Anthony Banks, the production will run in Theatre Royal Bath's Main House from 13 to 23 November with opening night for press on 20 November.

Book-It Repertory Theatre's Founding Co-Artistic Directors To Step Down In 2020 Photo Book-It Repertory Theatre's Founding Co-Artistic Directors To Step Down In 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 24, 2019

Book-It Repertory Theatre [Book-It] announces that Founder and Founding Co-Artistic Director Jane Jones and Founding Co-Artistic Director Myra Platt will step down from their roles at the end of Book-It's 30th season, in the summer of 2020. Over the next year, Book-It plans to hire a new artistic director through a local and national search.

MWA Announces 2019 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients Photo MWA Announces 2019 Grand Master, Raven & Ellery Queen Award Recipients
by Robert Diamond - Nov 27, 2018

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