Georges Feydeau News

Date of Birth: December 08, 1862
Date of Death: June 05, 1921 (58)
Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE
Gender: Male
MAN OF LA MANCHA, THOUSAND PINES Premiere and More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's 2018 SeasonMAN OF LA MANCHA, THOUSAND PINES Premiere and More Set for Westport Country Playhouse's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2018 season, featuring five productions that are big for the soul, according to Artistic Director Mark Lamos. The Connecticut professional theater's lineup includes two comedies, one modern and one classic; a drama; a musical; and a world premiere, running from May 29 through November 17. (more...)

Stephen O'Donnell Donates Royalties From HAIRSPRAY To The Actors Fund In Memory Of Co-Writer Mark O'DonnellStephen O'Donnell Donates Royalties From HAIRSPRAY To The Actors Fund In Memory Of Co-Writer Mark O'Donnell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The Actors Fund announced today that Stephen O'Donnell will donate his late twin brother Mark O'Donnell's royalties as co-writer of the Broadway musical Hairspray in perpetuity to the non-profit human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment. (more...)

Review Roundup: A FLEA IN HER EAR at American Players TheatreReview Roundup: A FLEA IN HER EAR at American Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

A FLEA IN HER EAR at American Players Theatre plays at the Hill Theatre until October 7. It features Nate Burger as Camille Chandebise, Cristina Panfilio as Antoinette, John Taylor Phillips as Etienne, Gavin Lawrence as Dr. Finache, Andrea San Miguel as Lucienne, Kelsey Brennan as Raymonde Chandebise, David Daniel as Victor Emmanuel / Poche, Marcus Truschinski as Tournel, Juan Rivera Lebron as Don Homenides de Histangua, John Pribyl as Feraillon, Rebecca Hurd as Eugenie, Tracy Michelle Arnold as Olympe, Jopnathan Smoots as Herr Stompf, Kipp Moorman as Baptistin, and Robert R. Doyle as Hotel Guest. (more...)

BWW Review: THREE SISTERS at American Players TheatreBWW Review: THREE SISTERS at American Players Theatre
by Melissa Hall - Aug 16, 2017

Humans yearn for what we do not have. It is the trademark of our species. We seem to never be satisfied, always longing for more, better, bigger. Though this play is set a century ago in Russia, it could not be more relevant to our current culture. (more...)

Pulse Theatre's A FLEA IN HER EAR to Play Toronto Fringe This JulyPulse Theatre's A FLEA IN HER EAR to Play Toronto Fringe This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Pulse Theatre is bringing A Flea in Her Ear, the most famous play by the greatest vaudeville maestro, Georges Feydeau, translated by Mladen Obradovic, to Toronto Fringe 2017 (July 5-16). (more...)

Stage Production Based on Iconic Board Game CLUE to Tour in 2018-19 SeasonStage Production Based on Iconic Board Game CLUE to Tour in 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Producers Work Light Productions (RENT, Mamma Mia!, Motown The Musical) and The Araca Group (Urinetown, Wicked), in association with Aged in Wood and Michael Barra, today announced that a stage production of the murder mystery comedy thriller CLUE will tour North America beginning in the fall of 2018. (more...)

TheatreSquared to Offer Fresh take on a French Farce with THE DINGDONGTheatreSquared to Offer Fresh take on a French Farce with THE DINGDONG
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

A fresh adaptation of a classic French farce - with a script developed in Northwest Arkansas before its Off-Broadway premiere last spring - begins a monthlong, madcap production at TheatreSquared next week. (more...)

Casting and Production Crew Announced for THE LIARCasting and Production Crew Announced for THE LIAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Casting has been announced for The Liar, David Ives's "translaptation" of Pierre Corneille's 1643 farce of the same name, according to Ed Rutherford, the Promethean Theatre Ensemble artistic associate who is directing the production. The title character, Dorante, a charming young man who cannot tell the truth, will be played by Josh Hambrock. Dorante's love interest Clarice (who he believes to be named Lucrece, the name of her friend who will be played by Katherine Schwartz) will be played by ensemble member Meghann Tabor. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC to Present A FLEA IN HER EARThe Theatre Group at SBCC to Present A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the hilarious farce, A FLEA IN HER EAR, a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, directed by R. Michael Gros, March 1-18, 2017 in the Garvin Theatre. (more...)

Guest Blog: Actor Robert Neumark Jones Talks Farce BANG BANGGuest Blog: Actor Robert Neumark Jones Talks Farce BANG BANG
by Guest Blog: Robert Neumark Jones - Feb 28, 2017

Actor Robert Neumark Jones plays Gontran in Georges Feydeau's 'Bang Bang', adapted by John Cleese for Mercury Theatre Colchester (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents A FLEA IN HER EARPhoto Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the hilarious farce, A FLEA IN HER EAR, a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, Directed by R. Michael Gros, March 1-18, 2017 in the Garvin Theatre. (more...)

American Players Theatre Announces 38th Summer Festival SeasonAmerican Players Theatre Announces 38th Summer Festival Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

American Players Theatre (APT) announces its 38th Summer Festival Season, June 10 - October 22, 2017, a diverse lineup of eight classical and contemporary plays in repertory that includes the return and work of visiting Chicago director and Jeff Award-winner William Brown taking on Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters in APT's newly renovated flagship 1140-seat outdoor amphitheater on the Hill.  (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC to Present A FLEA IN HER EARThe Theatre Group at SBCC to Present A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC will continue the 16/17 season with the hilarious farce, A FLEA IN HER EAR, a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, directed by R. Michael Gros, March 1-18, 2017 in the Garvin Theatre. (more...)

Cast Announced as John Cleese Collaborates with the Mercury Theatre Colchester in BANG BANGCast Announced as John Cleese Collaborates with the Mercury Theatre Colchester in BANG BANG
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

???????One of Britain's most revered comedy icons, John Cleese, will collaborate with the Mercury Theatre Colchester to bring his brand new adaption of Georges Feydeau's hysterical farce, Bang Bang, to the stage this Spring. (more...)

Connecticut Rep's AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY Announces Cast, Creative TeamConnecticut Rep's AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY Announces Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the cast of Georges Feydeau's 'An Absolute Turkey,' adapted from Le Dindon by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for AN ABSOLUTE TURKEYPhoto Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the cast of Georges Feydeau's 'An Absolute Turkey', adapted from Le Dindon by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall. Paul Mullins will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from December 1st through December 10th, 2016. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Florida Rep Seeks Submissions for 2017 PlayLab Festival of New WorksFlorida Rep Seeks Submissions for 2017 PlayLab Festival of New Works
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Florida Repertory Theatre, an Associate Member of the National New Play Network, is seeking submissions for its 2017 PlayLab Festival slated for April 27 - 30. The fourth annual festival is an intensive weekend of rehearsals, readings, talkbacks, and development that brings playwrights, directors, and actors together to hone five new plays in a laboratory setting. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Andrew Upton's Adaptation of A FLEA IN HER EAR Is A Fabulously Fun FarceBWW REVIEW: Andrew Upton's Adaptation of A FLEA IN HER EAR Is A Fabulously Fun Farce
by Jade Kops - Nov 12, 2016

Georges Feydeau's early 20th Century French farce is given further complexity in Andrew Upton's adaptation of A FLEA IN HER EAR. Under the Simon Phillips direction, Sydney Theatre Company presents a hilariously delicious layered confection of cotton candy stickiness and fluff. (more...)

Connecticut Rep's AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY Announces Cast, Creative TeamConnecticut Rep's AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY Announces Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the cast of Georges Feydeau's 'An Absolute Turkey,' adapted from Le Dindon by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall. (more...)

Sydney Theatre Company Presents A FLEA IN HER EARSydney Theatre Company Presents A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Andrew Upton's new adaptation for Sydney Theatre Company of the 1907 French farce, A Flea in Her Ear by Georges Feydeau, is realised in all its clockwork-precision by the creative team behind STC's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: director Simon Phillips, designer Gabriela Tylesova and lighting designer Nick Schlieper. Performances are at the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House from 31 October to 17 December (opening 4 November 2016). (more...)

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