Franz Kafka News

Also Credited As: Franz Kafka
 
Date Of Birth:
July 03, 1883
Date Of Death:
June 03, 1924 (40)
Birth Place:
Prague, Bohemia, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
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Date of Birth: July 03, 1883
Date of Death: June 03, 1924 (40)

Birth Place: Prague, Bohemia, AUSTRIA-HUNGARY
 Infinitheatre Heads to Beijing with KAFKA'S APE Infinitheatre Heads to Beijing with KAFKA'S APE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Local independent theatre company Infinithéâtre is taking its critically acclaimed Kafka's Ape on tour once again, this time to Beijing, China. Powerhouse Howard Rosenstein is riveting in adaptor/director Guy Sprung's captivating play. (more...)

Lily James Announced As Special Guest For MARGARET ATWOOD LIVE In CinemasLily James Announced As Special Guest For MARGARET ATWOOD LIVE In Cinemas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Fane Productions has announced Lily James as a special guest for Margaret Atwood Live on 10 September. The event, which takes place on the Lyttelton stage at the National Theatre, sold out within hours when it was first announced in March, but tickets are still available for over 1,300 live cinema screenings worldwide. (more...)

BWW Review: RED PETER, Etcetera TheatreBWW Review: RED PETER, Etcetera Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Aug 5, 2019

In 1917 Franz Kafka wrote a short story titled A Report to an Academy. In the piece, he introduces an ape called Red Peter who, in order to escape captivity has forced himself to behave like a human. (more...)

Breaking News: 7TH ANNUAL BIBI FERREIRA AWARD Nominees Announced, Non-Musical Theater Will Also Be HonoredBreaking News: 7TH ANNUAL BIBI FERREIRA AWARD Nominees Announced, Non-Musical Theater Will Also Be Honored
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 1, 2019

Foram anunciados nesta quinta-feira, 1o de agosto, os indicados para a 7a edicao do Premio Bibi Ferreira. Sao cerca de 30 peças concorrendo em 31 categorias. Liderando as indicacoes estao os musicais As Cangaceiras, Billy Elliot e Sunset Boulevard, concorrendo em 10 categorias cada um. O premio sera entregue numa cerimonia, no final de setembro, no Teatro Renault. (more...)

REDCAT's New Original Works Festival Returns For Week 2REDCAT's New Original Works Festival Returns For Week 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2019

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents the 16th annual New Original Works (NOW) Festival, a three-week celebration of Los Angeles' vibrant community of artists creating new contemporary performance work, July 25 to August 10, 2019.  (more...)

Pauline Quirke Academy Students Bring Fairytales With A Spin and Hard-Hitting Drama To PQA VenuesPauline Quirke Academy Students Bring Fairytales With A Spin and Hard-Hitting Drama To PQA Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts (PQA) offers its weekend Academy students many opportunities to share their talents from the bright lights of the West End to the international performing arts arena of Edinburgh Festival Fringe. This August, students aged 10-18, from a number of its Academies around the UK, will bring a varied and exciting programme to Pauline Quirke's own Fringe venue, PQA Venues @Riddle's Court. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE PENAL COLONY at New York Theatre WorkshopBWW Review: IN THE PENAL COLONY at New York Theatre Workshop
by Emily Stubbs - Jul 25, 2019

IN THE PENAL COLONY open at New York Theatre Workshop (more...)

THE GEMINUS Comes to the Tristan BatesTHE GEMINUS Comes to the Tristan Bates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

After their sell out, 5-star reviewed, critical success with Franz Kafka - Apparatus at London's White Bear Theatre throughout January this year, Blue Devil Productions returns to London at The Tristan Bates Theatre for Camden Fringe 2019 with the award nominated, The Geminus by Ross Dinwiddy, a reimagining of Joseph Conrad's, 'The Secret Sharer'. In this story of a different heart of darkness from Conrad, themes of love, trust, isolation and sexuality collide in an unsettling, yet poignant romance. (more...)

Upcoming CD Releases for July 2019Upcoming CD Releases for July 2019
by - Jul 1, 2019

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for July, 2019. (more...)

REDCAT New Original Works Festival Premieres 9 New Contemporary Performance WorksREDCAT New Original Works Festival Premieres 9 New Contemporary Performance Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents the 16th annual New Original Works (NOW) Festival, a three-week celebration of Los Angeles' vibrant community of artists creating new contemporary performance work, July 25 to August 10, 2019.  (more...)

Broadway Records Will Release KAFKA'S METAMORPHOSIS: THE MUSICAL!Broadway Records Will Release KAFKA'S METAMORPHOSIS: THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

Broadway Records announced today that Kafka's Metamorphosis: The Musical! (World Premiere Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, July 12, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (more...)

BWW Review: WHEN FISHIES RAIN DOWN FROM THE SKY at Bunbury TheatreBWW Review: WHEN FISHIES RAIN DOWN FROM THE SKY at Bunbury Theatre
by Keith Waits - Jun 24, 2019

America since the 2016 election has provoked no small amount of questioning. How could it ever have come to this? Beyond the immediacy of partisanship, the GOP has set about dismantling landmark legislation such as the Voting Rights Act. It has sent us reeling back in time to reexamine modern history for clues, and also to seek comfort in moments in which we felt secure in the march of progressiveness. (more...)

Theresa Rebeck's THE UNDERSTUDY Hits The Vancouver Stage This SummerTheresa Rebeck's THE UNDERSTUDY Hits The Vancouver Stage This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

What do you do when your past catches up to you and demands retribution? Island Productions presents The Understudy, directed by Mel Tuck and starring Sarah Boes, Michael Germant and Drew Henderson. Playwright Theresa Rebeck's complex love triangle opens August 1st at PAL Studio Theatre in Coal Harbour. (more...)

REDCAT New Original Works Festival Premieres 9 New Contemporary Performance WorksREDCAT New Original Works Festival Premieres 9 New Contemporary Performance Works
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents the 16th annual New Original Works (NOW) Festival, a three-week celebration of Los Angeles' vibrant community of artists creating new contemporary performance work, July 25 to August 10, 2019.  (more...)

Incoming Festival Comes to HOME Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

After making its debut Manchester appearance at HOME in 2018, the annual Incoming Festival - a partnership between A Younger Theatre, New Diorama Theatre, and HOME - returns to HOME between 24 - 30 June 2019. (more...)

KAFKA'S APE Comes to Alexander UpstairsKAFKA'S APE Comes to Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Kafka's Ape is a solo performance adaptation of Franz Kafka's 'A Report To An Academy' about a primate's struggle to overcome the confines of captivity. The play engages in an allegorical observation of the South African society through the eyes of other; the ape Red Peter. In 2015 it won a Silver Standard Bank Ovation Award at the National Arts Festival. In 2018 it will tour North America by invitation and return to Africa to perform in Mozambique. (more...)

KAFKA: THE TRIAL to Play at The Estates TheatreKAFKA: THE TRIAL to Play at The Estates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Kafka: The Trial will have it's Czech premiere June 13, 2019 at the Estates Theatre. (more...)

Miranda Haymon's IN THE PENAL COLONY To Play Next Door At NYTWMiranda Haymon's IN THE PENAL COLONY To Play Next Door At NYTW
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

The Hodgepodge Group and producer Lucy Powis will present Miranda Haymon's In the Penal Colony at NYTW's Fourth Street Theatre (79 East 4th Street between Bowery and 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003), July 11-28. Performances will be on Thursday, July 11 at 7:30pm, Friday, July 12 at 7:30pm, Saturday, July 13 at 2pm, Saturday, July 13 at 7:30pm, Sunday, July 14 at 2pm, Sunday, July 14 at 7:30pm, Tuesday, July 16 at 7:30pm, Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30pm, Thursday, July 18 at 7:30pm, Friday, July 19 at 7:30pm, Saturday, July 20 at 2pm, Saturday, July 20 at 7:30pm, Sunday, July 21 at 2pm, Sunday, July 21 at 7:30pm, Tuesday, July 23 at 7:30pm, Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30pm, Thursday, July 25 at 7:30pm, Friday, July 26 at 7:30pm, Saturday, July 27 at 2pm, Saturday, July 27 at 7:30pm, and Sunday, July 28 at 2pm. Tickets ($35 General; $45 Premium) are available for advance purchase at www.nytw.org or by calling 212-460-5475. The performance will run approximately 70 minutes, with no intermission. (more...)

ArtsEmerson Announces Its 10th Anniversary SeasonArtsEmerson Announces Its 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, proudly announces its 10th Anniversary Season featuring five new commissioned works and five reprises from six different countries. The 2019/20 season continues ArtsEmerson's commitment to international work and to contemporary artistic forms including circus, mixed media, music theatre and first person narrative all from diverse perspectives. The landmark anniversary season will feature the world premiere of Detroit Red (produced by ArtsEmerson and written by Will Power) which uplifts Malcolm X's under-examined, life-shaping experiences as a young man who called Boston home. It will also feature the U.S. Premiere of Plata Quemada (TEATROCINEMA), the gritty true story of Argentina's most daring bank heist. (more...)

CRABBE & GOYLE ARE DEAD to Premiere at Hollywood FringeCRABBE & GOYLE ARE DEAD to Premiere at Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

During a rehearsal for another Potterverse-themed show last year, Fringe veteran Graydon Schlichter wondered aloud what would happen if one tried to explore the complexities of life through the lens of Harry Potter. A friend then asked who would be the victims…or the protagonists. (more...)

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