George Farquhar News

 
Date Of Death:
April 29, 1707
Birth Place:
Londonderry, County Derry, IRELAND
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Date of Death: April 29, 1707

Birth Place: Londonderry, County Derry, IRELAND
Old Red Lion Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter SeasonOld Red Lion Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The Old Red Lion Theatre has announced its autumn/winter season, which includes seven new plays. The London pub theatre also sees the return of the annual London Horror Festival, which has been extended to four weeks due to popular demand. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 7/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Madison (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 6/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Madison (more...)

BACK FOR GOOD: Which Shows Do You Want To See Revived?BACK FOR GOOD: Which Shows Do You Want To See Revived?
by Debbie Gilpin - Mar 26, 2018

In our new series, BroadwayWorld UK writers nominate the shows they'd love to see revived! (more...)

The Center at West Park and Pickled Dog Productions Present THE RECRUITING OFFICERThe Center at West Park and Pickled Dog Productions Present THE RECRUITING OFFICER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

In this hilarious restoration comedy, a British Captain comes to a small town to raise recruits only to fall desperately in love with the daughter of a local country Justice. Farquhar brings a whole new level to the metaphor of love as war with scintillating dialogue, seductive strategizing, and even sword fighting! The ensemble cast will lead the audience through the play's intricate twists and turns as we ride through the rollercoaster of love, schemes, and inheritances. (more...)

MAD WOMEN IN MY ATTIC! Makes U.S. Premiere at United SoloMAD WOMEN IN MY ATTIC! Makes U.S. Premiere at United Solo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Mad Women in my Attic! The haunting, comedic cabaret show, Mad Women in my Attic! comes to the United Solo Festival on Saturday, October 7th at 4:0 pm. The production played to critical acclaim at the Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015.  (more...)

Amphibian Stage Screens National Theatre Live's THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Amphibian Stage Productions will show a film of the National Theatre of London's production of THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM by George Farquhar today, November 18 at 2pm and 7pm, and Saturday November 21 at 1pm, in partnership with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. This will be the eleventh National Theatre Live screening of Amphibian's 2015 season. (more...)

Amphibian Stage to Screen National Theatre Live's THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM, 11/18 & 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Amphibian Stage Productions will show a film of the National Theatre of London's production of THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM by George Farquhar on Wednesday, November 18 at 2pm and 7pm, and Saturday November 21 at 1pm, in partnership with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. This will be the eleventh National Theatre Live screening of Amphibian's 2015 season. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse Screens National Theatre of London's THE BEAUX STRATAGEM Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Ridgefield Playhouse and AAA Northeast Live in HD Series bring National Theatre of London's The Beaux' Stratagem in HD, to the screen tonight, October 28 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen National Theatre of London's THE BEAUX STRATAGEM, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

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Capitol Center for the Arts Sets National Theatre Live Screenings for 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

The Capitol Center for the Arts is proud to present five broadcast presentations from London's National Theatre during the 2015-16 Season, including new productions of Hamlet, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's Sherlock, The Imitation Game), and Everyman, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave). (more...)

Pippa Bennett-Warner and Samuel Barnett Lead THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM, Opening Tonight at the National
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The National Theatre will present THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM in its Olivier Theatre, beginning May 19, 2015. Pippa Bennett-Warner will star as 'Dorinda' opposite Samuel Barnett as 'Mr Aimwell'. Simon Godwin will direct the production, slated to open tonight, May 26, and playing through July 19, 2015. (more...)

Pippa Bennett-Warner and Samuel Barnett Lead THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM, Beginning Tonight at the National
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

The National Theatre presents THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM in its Olivier Theatre, beginning tonight, May 19, 2015. Pippa Bennett-Warner will star as 'Dorinda' opposite Samuel Barnett as 'Mr Aimwell'. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 5/17/2015
by BWW - May 17, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/17/2015 for Louisville (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 5/10/2015
by BWW - May 10, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/10/2015 for Louisville (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Louisville - Week of 5/03/2015
by BWW - May 3, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/03/2015 for Louisville (more...)

National Theatre Live Will Bring THE BEAUX STRATAGEM to Cinemas This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

National Theatre Live has announced an international broadcast of George Farquhar's wild comedy of love and cash 'The Beaux' Stratagem,' directed by Simon Godwin (Man and Superman), to cinemas internationally on Thursday, September 24, 2015. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. This week, NT Live will broadcast Tom Stoppard's new play 'The Hard Problem,' directed by Nicholas Hytner, on Thursday, April 16. Also, it has been announced that the Donmar Warehouse's critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare's 'Coriolanus,' starring Tom Hiddleston in the title role and directed by Josie Rourke, will have an encore screening internationally on Thursday, November 12. (more...)

Pippa Bennett-Warner and Samuel Barnett to Lead THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM at the National
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The National Theatre will present THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM in its Olivier Theatre, beginning May 19, 2015. Pippa Bennett-Warner will star as 'Dorinda' opposite Samuel Barnett as 'Mr Aimwell'. (more...)

BWW Review: Mirvish's OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD is Brilliant and Imaginative
by Alan Henry - Sep 18, 2014

The play Our Country's Good had its opening night last night at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. The play, which has been brought across the pond by presenter David Mirvish is about a colony of convicts who are cast in a play by an officer of the navy at the urging of his captain. Of course, not all members of the colony take kindly to the sentiment of using convicts as actors over laborers. Ultimately, the underdogs do triumph and the play is a hit. (more...)

CHAINS OF DEW, WEDDING BAND and More Set for Shakespeare Theatre's 2014-15 ReDiscovery Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company announces its 2014-2015 ReDiscovery Series with a selection of five plays by significant women playwrights of the early 20th Century, directed by local D.C. directors. The first reading to kick off the series will be Chains of Dew by Susan Glaspell, directed by Holly Twyford, on Monday, September 15. (more...)

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