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Jean Racine Headshot
Date Of Birth:
December 22, 1639
Date Of Death:
April 21, 1699 (59)
 
Jean Racine Headshot
Date of Birth: December 22, 1639
Date of Death: April 21, 1699 (59)
Photo Flash: Dame Helen Mirren as PHEDRE In DC
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 25, 2009

Dame Helen Mirren, the Best Actress Oscar winner for her portrayal of England's Queen Elizabeth in the hit film 'The Queen,' portrays the tragic Queen Phedre in the acclaimed production of the Greek tragedy PHEDRE, making its only U.S. stage appearance now through September 26, 2009 at the Shakespeare Theatre Company (610 F. St. NW) in Washington, DC.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Presents FEDRA: QUENN OF HAITI 9/30-11/15
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 23, 2009

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Fedra: Queen of Haiti written by Ensemble Member J. Nicole Brooks and directed by Ensemble Member Laura Eason. The production runs September 30 - November 15, 2009 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.

Yale School Of Drama Announces 2009-10 Season
by Jessica Lewis - Sep 14, 2009

Yale School of Drama (James Bundy, Dean; Victoria Nolan, Deputy Dean) has just announced their 2009-10 season, three plays that offer radically different, and equally provocative, views on what it means-and what it costs-to desire, to love, and to be truly alive: PH√ąDRE by Jean Racine, LA RONDE by Arthur Schnitzler, and Virginia Woolf?s ORLANDO adapted by Sarah Ruhl.

Thomas, Bogosian, Urie & More Featured In Red Bull Theater's 2009-10 Revelation Readings, Begins 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

Red Bull Theater has announced the Revelation Readings 2009-2010 schedule.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Presents Fedra: Queen Of Haiti 9/30-11/15
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 11, 2009

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Fedra: Queen of Haiti written by Ensemble Member J. Nicole Brooks and directed by Ensemble Member Laura Eason. The production runs September 30 - November 15, 2009 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.

'PHEDRE' Opens At Stratford Shakespeare Festival 8/22
by Eddie Varley - Aug 22, 2009

Audiences had the first opportunity to see Seana McKenna and Roberta Maxwell in Timberlake Wertenbaker's new translation of Jean Racine's masterpiece Phèdre on Thursday, August 6, as the play began previews at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's intimate Tom Patterson Theatre.

Thomas, Bogosian, Urie & More Featured In Red Bull Theater's 2009-10 Revelation Readings, Begins 9/14
by Charlie Piane - Aug 18, 2009

Red Bull Theater has announced the Revelation Readings 2009-2010 schedule.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Extends KING LEAR Thru 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2009

Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. announces a one-week extension -- now through July 26 -- of its critically-acclaimed production of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, starring Stacy Keach in the title role, directed by Robert Falls.

PHEDRE Screening Held In Tulsa At Circle Cinema 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2009

Direct from the stage of the National Theatre in London, Academy-Award winner HELEN MIRREN in PHEDRE. Adapted by TED HUGHES from the play by JEAN RACINE

PHEDRE Screening Held In Tulsa At Circle Cinema 7/25
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 22, 2009

Direct from the stage of the National Theatre in London, Academy-Award winner HELEN MIRREN in PHEDRE. Adapted by TED HUGHES from the play by JEAN RACINE

'PHEDRE' Crosses the Pond...And a Few Great Lakes In Between
by William Panek - Jul 15, 2009

There was a sense of communal bonding at Steppenwolf's Downstairs space on its usually dark Monday evening. Steppenwolf Theatre Company was lucky enough to air the recent simulcast of National Theatre's production of Racine's 'Phedre' to a sold-out crowd of Greek tragedy (and British theatre) enthusiasts.

Steppenwolf Presents PHEDRE Screening With Mirren, Cooper, Tyzack Opens 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre is pleased to present the exclusive Chicago screening of the National Theatre of London's performance of PH√ąDRE starring Helen Mirren, Dominic Cooper and Margaret Tyzack on Monday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. PH√ąDRE is written by Jean Racine, adapted by Ted Hughes and directed by National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner.

NT Live Announces New NY Area Venues And Screens For PHEDRE Viewing
by Ali Leskowitz - Jul 7, 2009

New NY venues have been announced and screens have been added for NT LIVE's broadcast of a live stage performance of PHEDRE, starring Academy Award Winner Helen Mirren.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Presents Fedra: Queen Of Haiti 9/30-11/15
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 2, 2009

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents Fedra: Queen of Haiti written by Ensemble Member J. Nicole Brooks and directed by Ensemble Member Laura Eason. The production runs September 30 - November 15, 2009 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Extends KING LEAR Thru 7/26
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 29, 2009

Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. announces a one-week extension -- now through July 26 -- of its critically-acclaimed production of William Shakespeare's KING LEAR, starring Stacy Keach in the title role, directed by Robert Falls.

NT Live Broadcasts PHEDRE Live On Screens Across NYC And US, Begins 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2009

UK'S NATIONAL THEATRE NT LIVE To broadcast a live stage performance of PH√ąDRE, Starring Academy Award Winner Helen Mirren- Beginning June 25, broadcasts of live performance to be shown on screens across New York City and throughout the U.S.

PHEDRE Star Dominic Cooper 'Feared' His Mamma Mia! Role
by Eddie Varley - Jun 24, 2009

ContactMusic reports that British stage and screen actor Dominic Cooper considered turning down an audition for the film version of the stage hit Mamma Mia! - because he didn't think he would be good enough to sing Abba songs in the film. The movie has become the highest grossing picture of all time in the U.K. last year and received two Golden Globe nominations.

NT Live Broadcasts PHEDRE Live On Screens Across NYC And US, Begins 6/25
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 17, 2009

UK'S NATIONAL THEATRE NT LIVE To broadcast a live stage performance of PH√ąDRE, Starring Academy Award Winner Helen Mirren- Beginning June 25, broadcasts of live performance to be shown on screens across New York City and throughout the U.S.

Tix For National Theatre's Screening Of PHEDRE Go On Sale 6/14; Held 7/8, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2009

Tickets for Minnesota's only two screenings of the National Theatre's production of Phédre - July 8 and 9 at the Guthrie Theater - go on sale to the general public on Sunday, June 14 at 11 a.m. A new initiative by the UK's National Theatre to broadcast high-definition performances of its plays to more than 230 movie theaters and performing arts centers worldwide, NT Live begins its pilot season with NT Director Nicholas Hytner's production of Phédre by Jean Racine.

Photo Flash: National Theatre Of London's PHEDRE Opens 6/11, Steppenwolf To Screen Performance 7/13
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 11, 2009

Steppenwolf Theatre is pleased to present the exclusive Chicago screening of the National Theatre of London's performance of PH√ąDRE starring Helen Mirren, Dominic Cooper and Margaret Tyzack on Monday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. PH√ąDRE is written by Jean Racine, adapted by Ted Hughes and directed by National Theatre Director Nicholas Hytner. The filmed version of this classic play will also include a behind-the-scenes feature at the National Theatre.

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