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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)
Steppenwolf Presents PHEDRE Screening With Mirren, Cooper, Tyzack Opens 7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 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.

Doyle Helmed 'CHALK CIRCLE', Mamet's NOVEMBER & 'The Tosca Project' Part of ACT's 2009-10 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2009

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced the lineup of the company's 43rd subscription season today. Running from September 2009 to June 2010, the season welcomes some of the best American and international artists to San Francisco and celebrates the 100th anniversary of A.C.T.'s historic theater.

Guthrie Announces The 21 Plays In Line-up 2009-2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2009

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced the 21 plays of the Theater's 2009-2010 season, a blend of classics, fresh takes on timeless themes and exciting presentations - including renewed and continuing partnerships and the return of the Guthrie's prestigious WorldStage program. Ranging from uproarious comedies to a modern retelling of Ibsen's feminist classic to stories centered on Chinese opera and American jazz, the 2009-2010 season showcases Shakespeare, celebrated Irish playwrights and new American voices.

M Butterfly, 'Earnest', 'Streetcar' & Faith Healer Among Guthrie Theater 2009-10 Season Offerings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2009

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced the 21 plays of the Theater's 2009-2010 season, a blend of classics, fresh takes on timeless themes and exciting presentations - including renewed and continuing partnerships and the return of the Guthrie's prestigious WorldStage program. Ranging from uproarious comedies to a modern retelling of Ibsen's feminist classic to stories centered on Chinese opera and American jazz, the 2009-2010 season showcases Shakespeare, celebrated Irish playwrights and new American voices.

Chicago's Lookingglass to Premiere New Works by Schwimmer, Brooks & Catlin
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2009

Lookingglass Theatre Company proudly announces its 2009-2010 season, featuring the world premieres of three Lookingglass Original productions by Ensemble Members J. Nicole Brooks, David Catlin and David Schwimmer.

UK's National Theatre Set to Broadcast Productions to Movie Screens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2009

London's National Theatre announced Wednesday, Jan. 14th, that it will transmit live performances to movie theaters around the world in a quest to widen its audience and test the public appeal for watching stage productions onscreen. The first of four planned simulcasts will be the June 25th performance of Jean Racine's tragedy 'Phedre' starring Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren and mega hit 'Mamma Mia' film star Dominic Cooper. The National's artistic director Nicholas Hytner said Mirren, who won a best actress Oscar for 'The Queen,' was 'tremendously excited' by the idea.

Tickets for McAnuff Led Stratford Fest. Featuring, 'Cyrano', Sorkin, WEST SIDE STORY & More On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2009

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival 2009 season ? a playbill reflecting the Festival's commitment to producing the works of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, along with other classical theatre repertoire and the work of living playwrights is now offering tickets to the public.

Goodman Opens 2009 with Wooster Group's Acclaimed THE EMPEROR JONES 1/7-1/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2009

Goodman Theatre kicks off 2009 with one of the most groundbreaking theatrical events of the last 15 years: the Chicago premiere of The Wooster Group's (New York City) critically acclaimed 1993 production of The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill. Directed by Elizabeth LeCompte, this provocative story of a delusional self-appointed West Indian emperor features Kate Valk reprising her 'riveting, haunting, altogether astonishing' (The New York Times) performance of the title role, joined by Ari Fliakos and Scott Shepherd.

Goodman Opens 2009 with Wooster Group's Acclaimed THE EMPEROR JONES 1/7-1/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2009

Goodman Theatre kicks off 2009 with one of the most groundbreaking theatrical events of the last 15 years: the Chicago premiere of The Wooster Group's (New York City) critically acclaimed 1993 production of The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill. Directed by Elizabeth LeCompte, this provocative story of a delusional self-appointed West Indian emperor features Kate Valk reprising her 'riveting, haunting, altogether astonishing' (The New York Times) performance of the title role, joined by Ari Fliakos and Scott Shepherd.

Cooper Officially Confirmed for PHEDRE, Set For June 2009 Start
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2008

Actor Dominic Cooper has been cast in the role of Hippolytus in the National Theatre's upcoming revival of Ph?dre. Co-starring Helen Mirren in the title role and directed by Nicholas Hytner, Artistic Director of the National Theatre, Jean Racine's 1677 classic tragedy is based on a Greek myth about a queen who falls passionately in love with her stepson in her husband's absence.

Cooper Set for PHAEDRA Opposite Mirren at the National
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2008

Variety is reporting that Dominic Cooper has been confirmed to appear in 'Phedre' at the National Theater in London, playing opposite Helen Mirren in the title role.

Wide Eyed Productions Kicks off Second Season With Phédre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2008

After a critically acclaimed first season, Wide Eyed Productions kicks off their exciting second season with Jean Racine's racy Greek tragedy, Phédre. Directed with the unique vision and excellent movement sensibilities of Aubrey Snowden, this production explores human weakness and the true meaning of integrity.

Hellen Mirren to Star in 'Phaedra', Directed by Nicholas Hytner
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2008

What's on Stage is reporting that Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will be starring in a production of Jean Racine's Phaedra on the West End, directed by Nicholas Hytner.

ACT and Stratford Shakespeare Festival Team Up for Racine's 'Phedre'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2008

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced Jean Racine's passionate play Phedre as one of its productions for the 2009-10 season in a first-time coproduction with Canada's prestigious Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

Stratford Shakespeare Announces Complete Lineup To Include McAnuff, Racine, Sorkin and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2008

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival announces its 2009 season - a playbill reflecting the Festival's commitment to producing the works of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, along with other classical theatre repertoire and the work of living playwrights.

A.R.T.'s 'Britannicus' Misses the Mark
by Olena Ripnick - Feb 2, 2007

Power. Lust. Greed. Betrayal. Murder. They key ingredients for any good drama are alive and well in Britannicus, Jean Racine's seventeenth century play of corruption and deception in the Julio-Claudian Dynasty...

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