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Date Of Birth:
October 19, 1910
Date Of Death:
April 15, 1986 (75)
Birth Place:
Paris, FRANCE
Gender: Male
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Jean Genet News

Date of Birth: October 19, 1910
Date of Death: April 15, 1986 (75)
Birth Place: Paris, FRANCE
Gender: Male
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...)

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Names New Musical Theatre DirectorDouglas Anderson School of the Arts Names New Musical Theatre Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts announced last week that Joe Kemper has been named the theatre department's new Musical Theatre Director. He assumes his new role in mid-August.  (more...)

THE UNFLINCHING GAZE Exhibition Comes to BRAGTHE UNFLINCHING GAZE Exhibition Comes to BRAG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Two hundred photos and videos by sixty two leading LGBTI artists (twenty four Australian and thirty eight international) will be exhibited at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) from Saturday 14 October until Sunday 3 December 2017. (more...)

Wax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center AtriumWax Factory's Modern Take on The Seagull, PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER!, Set for One-Night Show at Lincoln Center Atrium
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

WaxFactory presents a work-in-progress showing of PUT YOURSELF TOGETHER!, a modern, media-enhanced riff on Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull. (more...)

Paul Alexander's New Musical TRINKETS to Open at Gene Frankel TheaterPaul Alexander's New Musical TRINKETS to Open at Gene Frankel Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Trinkets, an original musical set in New York's historic meatpacking district will premiere at the Gene Frankel Theater for a limited run in August. (more...)

BWW Review: Costanzo Itchy to Bring Obscure Handel ACI to National Sawdust AudiencesBWW Review: Costanzo Itchy to Bring Obscure Handel ACI to National Sawdust Audiences
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 14, 2017

ACI, GALATEA E POLIFEMO (ACIS, GALATEA AND POLYPHEMUS)--which just opened a short run at Brooklyn's National Sawdust venue, ending on July 20, with star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo--may be the most obscure Handel opera that you think you know but don't. (And it's not an opera, either, for that matter.) (more...)

Jim Shankman's HEARTLESS BASTARD to Make World Premiere at HERE Arts CenterJim Shankman's HEARTLESS BASTARD to Make World Premiere at HERE Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Actor, novelist and playwright Jim Shankman, the recipient of the Best Playwriting Award at 2015 FringeNYC for his play The Screenwriter Dies of His Own Free Will, will debut his latest work, Heartless Bastard, at HERE Arts Center (145 Sixth Avenue). (more...)

Before Edinburgh: Two Shows from New York Based Companies Previewing at The Secret Theatre, New YorkBefore Edinburgh: Two Shows from New York Based Companies Previewing at The Secret Theatre, New York
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Before the cast and crew fly off to Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the New York based companies, Squire Lane Theatrical and Baby Crow Productions, will present both WHORE: A Kid's Play and JOY DONZE: 13 & Not Pregnant in one night. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem presents THE THREE MUSKETEERSClassical Theatre of Harlem presents THE THREE MUSKETEERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the New York premiere of The Three Musketeers, written by Catherine Bush and adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. (more...)

Boston Court Announces 13th Annual New Play Reading FestivalBoston Court Announces 13th Annual New Play Reading Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Boston Court, Pasadena's Intimate Home for the Performing Arts, today announced the full details of its 13th annual New Play Reading Festival. Curated by Literary Manager Emilie Beck, in concert with Artistic Directors Jessica Kubzansky and Michael Michetti, the New Play Reading Festival is a key component of Boston Court's commitment to nurturing playwrights and new work, and continues the company's core mission of developing and programming works that are inherently theatrical, textually rich, and visually arresting. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY's Laura Carmichael to Star in APOLOGIA at Trafalgar StudiosDOWNTON ABBEY's Laura Carmichael to Star in APOLOGIA at Trafalgar Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Final casting has been announced for Apologia, which will begin previews on 29th July at Trafalgar Studios. Laura Carmichael will join previously announced Tony and Emmy award winner Stockard Channing, Freema Agyeman, Joseph Millson and Olivier Award winner Desmond Barrit in a new production of Alexi Kaye Campbell's darkly funny and haunting play about family and its secrets, directed by Jamie Lloyd. (more...)

Classical Theatre of Harlem Announces Free Production of THREE MUSKETEERSClassical Theatre of Harlem Announces Free Production of THREE MUSKETEERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents the New York premiere of The Three Musketeers, written by Catherine Bush and adapted from the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas. (more...)

The Brick Theater Presents Arts and Activism Festival THIS IS NOT NORMALThe Brick Theater Presents Arts and Activism Festival THIS IS NOT NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

This Is Not Normal is an arts festival at The Brick. Replete with plays, puppetry and performance works, as well as weekly cabarets and calls to action, the festival aims to remind us of the reality we live in and the reality we are moving towards. (more...)

The Museum of Performance and Design Brings OEDIPUS to Fort Mason ChapelThe Museum of Performance and Design Brings OEDIPUS to Fort Mason Chapel
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Museum of Performance + Design announces a special staged reading of Oedipus The King directed by JAMIE LYONS at Fort Mason Chapel on May 27, 2017. The reading is programmed as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival taking place at Fort Mason, May 25 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Amy Gwilliam and Sophie Larsmon Bring MUMMY Back to LondonAmy Gwilliam and Sophie Larsmon Bring MUMMY Back to London
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Inspired by the death of her own mother - TV comedy director Liddy Oldroyd (Drop the Dead Donkey, Gimme Gimme Gimme) - comedienne Amy Gwilliam brings Mummy back to London. To the cabaret, where she belongs. (more...)

Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.Richard Maxwell's SAMARA Extends at Soho Rep.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In response to critical acclaim and popular demand, Soho Rep., in association with John Adrian Selzer, extends the world premiere, Soho Rep. commission of Richard Maxwell's Samara through May 14. (more...)

Museum of Performance + Design Brings OEDIPUS to Fort Mason ChapelMuseum of Performance + Design Brings OEDIPUS to Fort Mason Chapel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Museum of Performance + Design announces a special staged reading of Oedipus The King directed by JAMIE LYONS at Fort Mason Chapel on May 27, 2017. The reading is programmed as part of the San Francisco International Arts Festival taking place at Fort Mason, May 25 - June 4, 2017. (more...)

Stable Cable Lab Co. to Bring Padraic Lillis' 'HOPE YOU GET TO ELEVEN' to IRT TheaterStable Cable Lab Co. to Bring Padraic Lillis' 'HOPE YOU GET TO ELEVEN' to IRT Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Stable Cable Lab Co. will present a limited engagement of Padraic Lillis' solo show Hope You Get to Eleven, or What Are We Doing to Do About Sally? directed by Scott Illingworth at IRT Theater (154 Christopher Street, Buzzer 3B). (more...)

The Laudanum Project Presents THE BABY FARMERThe Laudanum Project Presents THE BABY FARMER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

South Australia's strongest festival of the unusual has the honor of helping unveil their most ominous exhibitors so far. The Baby Farmer, a confronting yet ambitious work by Australia's most bizarre performers, The Laudanum Project, is here. Presented in a variety of medias (performance, fine art exhibition, and art-based book distributed worldwide by Australia's most powerful small-press publisher) this story of a helpless child and her unbalanced mother forms an ever-shifting musical tapestry, a tale of destiny, lost innocence, and the nature of evil. (more...)

The Semitic Root presents THE STRANGESTThe Semitic Root presents THE STRANGEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Strangest invites audiences into an immersive theatrical experience in which they enter a traditional Arab storytelling cafe, where for centuries masters of the oral tradition wove tales of intrigue. The Strangest is an absurdist murder mystery loosely inspired by the unnamed Arab killed in Albert Camus' classic novel, The Stranger. Experience French Algiers on the brink of revolution, and witness three Arab brothers vie for the love of the same woman. Their bitter rivalry ends only when one is gunned down by a French stranger.Written by Betty Shamieh ( The Black Eyed, Roar, Fit for a Queen) and directed by May Adrales ( Vietgone, Luce).  (more...)

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