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Bio:
Eric Bentley was an influential theater critic who died at 103. He was also a member of the New York Theater Hall of Fame, recognizing his many years of cabaret performances. Beginning in 1953, he taught at Columbia University and was a theatre critic for The New Republic. He became known for his ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eric Bentley was an influential theater critic who died at 103. He was also a member of the New York Theater Hall of Fame, recognizing his many years of cabaret performances. Beginning in 1953, he taught at Columbia University and was a theatre critic for The New Republic. He became known for his ... (read complete bio)
CBS to Burn Off Comedies 'Me, Myself & I,' 'Living Biblically' on Saturday Nights Beg Photo CBS to Burn Off Comedies 'Me, Myself & I,' 'Living Biblically' on Saturday Nights Beginning 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

CBS to Burn Off Comedies 'Me, Myself & I,' 'Living Biblically' on Saturday Nights Beginning 7/7

Outcry Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For SPRING'S AWAKENING Photo Outcry Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For SPRING'S AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Outcry Theatre is proud to announce the cast and creative team of Frank Wedekind's Spring's Awakening, translated by Eric Bentley. The production runs July 6-15 at the Addison Theatre Centre Studio Theatre.

Cast Announced for TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART Photo Cast Announced for TCHAIKOVSKY: NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Ensemble for the Romantic Century (Eve Wolf, Executive Artistic Director) is proud to announce that the cast Tchaikovsky: None but the Lonely Heart, the final production of the 2017-'18 season, at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between Dyer and 10th Avenues) beginning May 17th. Opening Night is set for May 31st.  This limited Off-Broadway engagement runs through June 17th only.

Photo Flash: Haven Theatre Premieres FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH Photo Photo Flash: Haven Theatre Premieres FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Haven Theatre is pleased to continue its 2017-18 Season with Bertolt Brecht's unsettling and unflinching drama FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by Artistic Director Josh Sobel, playing February 8 - March 11, 2018 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at haventheatrechicago.com. The press opening is Tuesday, February 13 at 7:30 pm.

Photo Flash: Haven Theatre presents FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH Photo Photo Flash: Haven Theatre presents FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Haven Theatre is pleased to continue its 2017-18 Season with Bertolt Brecht's unsettling and unflinching drama FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by Artistic Director Josh Sobel, playing February 8 March 11, 2018 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently availale at haventheatrechicago.com. The press opening is Tuesday, February 13 at 8 pm.

Casting Announced for Haven Theatre's FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH Photo Casting Announced for Haven Theatre's FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Haven Theatre has announced casting for Bertolt Brecht's unsettling and unflinching drama FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by Artistic Director Josh Sobel.

BWW Review: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's Starry Reading of Brecht's Anti-Nazi P Photo BWW Review: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's Starry Reading of Brecht's Anti-Nazi Play
by Nancy Grossman - Nov 15, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Steven Maler directed an accomplished cast in Bertolt Brecht's FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH, in a staged reading at Babson College, headlined by notable stage and screen actors Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams.

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams to Star in Staged Reading of FEAR AND MISERY IN THE TH Photo Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams to Star in Staged Reading of FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH at CSC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Founding Artistic Director Steve Maler is pleased to welcome the return of Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to the Sorenson stage for the staged reading of Bertolt Brecht's drama Fear and Misery in the Third Reich.

Haven Theatre Completes 2017-18 Season with FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH Photo Haven Theatre Completes 2017-18 Season with FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Haven Theatre is pleased to announce the final production slated for its 2017-18 Season, Bertolt Brecht's unsettling and unflinching drama FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH, translated by Eric Bentley and directed by Artistic Director Josh Sobel, playing February 8 March 11, 2018. Casting will be announced at a later date.

Soprano Karyn Levitt to Reprise WILL THERE STILL BE SINGING? at The Metropolitan Room Photo Soprano Karyn Levitt to Reprise WILL THERE STILL BE SINGING? at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

After the tremendous success of the program at the Brecht Haus in Berlin last March, Karyn Levitt and her pianist Eric Ostling have decided to reprise it at the Metropolitan Room.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/9/2017
by - Sep 9, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/9/2017.

James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Mercedes Ruehl and More Read ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE Photo James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Mercedes Ruehl and More Read ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN? Tonight at Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Guild Hall hosts a concert reading of Eric Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN?, featuring James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Bill Camp, Richard Kind, Peter Riegert, Mercedes Ruehl, Barry Scheck, and Harris Yulin, tonight, September 9 at 8 p.m. Directed by Harris Yulin.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/2/2017
by - Sep 2, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/2/2017.

I AM JANE DOE Screening and More Set for BabsonARTS This Fall Photo I AM JANE DOE Screening and More Set for BabsonARTS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

BabsonARTS announces its roster of programming for the fall of 2017, including a screening of I Am Jane Doe by Mary Mazzio and a range of visual and performing arts events.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces 2017-18 Season Photo Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC) Founding Artistic Director Steven Maler announced today the 2017-18 Season, to be presented at the Sorenson Center for the Arts at Babson College in Wellesley, as well as in downtown Boston.

James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Mercedes Ruehl and More to Read ARE YOU NOW OR H Photo James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Mercedes Ruehl and More to Read ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN? at Guild Hall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Guild Hall will host a concert reading of ERic Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN?, featuring James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Bill Camp, Richard Kind, Peter Riegert, Mercedes Ruehl, Barry Scheck, and Harris Yulin, on Saturday, September 9 at 8 p.m. Directed by Harris Yulin.

Van Gogh, Mary Shelley and Tchaikovsky Highlight Ensemble for the Romantic Century's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century has announced that the 2017-18 season, ERC's 17th, will take place at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between Dyer and 10th Avenues), beginning August 10th with Van Gogh's Ear. Opening Night is set for August 17th. This limited Off-Broadway engagement runs through September 10th only.

Playwrights on Park Reading Series Presents Joe Godfrey's HERE'S JOHNNY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

Join Playhouse on Park in designating the Greater Hartford area as a premiere destination for the cultivation of innovative theatrical work! The Playwrights on Park Reading Series was created for this very purpose, and our next evening in this exciting series is Tuesday, May 9 at 7:30pm with Joe Godfrey's Here's Johnny!

Tony Nominee Max von Essen to Lead ERC's THE DREYFUS AFFAIR at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Celebrating its 16th season, the critically-acclaimed Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher with a two-week run of The Dreyfus Affair.

HB Studio to Produce 2016-17 Benefit Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, is shaking things up this year for their annual benefit. This year HB Studio is bringing attention back to its roots, and back to the process of making great theater. Instead of one big benefit bash honoring esteemed alumni and colleagues (such as Fritz Weaver, Austin Pendleton, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, Eric Bentley and David Hyde Pierce, Amanda Peet and Lee Grant, Tony Walton and Katie Finneran, Alfred Molina), HB will be hosting a series of intimate benefit performances featuring notable HB alumni and friends, exclusively produced in the HB Playwrights Theater. First up for the exciting 2016-17 season is:

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