John Millington Synge News

 

John Millington Synge News

Date of Death: March 24, 1909
Birth Place: IRELAND
Gender: Male
Natalie Joyce to Play Title Role in City Lit's DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS; Cast Announced!Natalie Joyce to Play Title Role in City Lit's DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

John Millington Synge, the Irish playwright who so singularly combined gritty realism and haunting spiritualism, penned one more play before his untimely death: DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS, drawn from the legends of ancient Ireland's great heroine. (more...)

New Adaptation of 'DORIAN GRAY', World Premiere of PROMETHEUS BOUND Set for City Lit's 2017-18 SeasonNew Adaptation of 'DORIAN GRAY', World Premiere of PROMETHEUS BOUND Set for City Lit's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

City Lit Theater's 38th season will embrace Chicago's first look in a century at an Irish classic, a rarely done Pulitzer winner performed by a non-traditional cast composed entirely of women over 55, a new adaptation by a three-time Jeff-winning adapter of one of the great 19th Century novels, setting its story in a new time and place; and theCity Lit debuts of both the world's first playwright and Chicago's most esteemed translator, retelling an ancient myth through a cast of human actors and life-sized puppets. (more...)

U.S. Premiere of THE ARAN ISLANDS Extends at Irish RepU.S. Premiere of THE ARAN ISLANDS Extends at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today an extension for the US premiere of THE ARAN ISLANDS, by John Millington Synge (The Playboy of the Western World). Adapted, and directed by Joe O'Byrne (Frank Pig Says Hello). (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Joe O'Byrne Returns to Irish Rep this Summer with THE ARAN ISLANDSBWW Interview: Director Joe O'Byrne Returns to Irish Rep this Summer with THE ARAN ISLANDS
by Courtney Savoia - Jun 30, 2017

As part of their 2017 summer season, Irish Repertory Theatre, is presenting the US premiere of THE ARAN ISLANDS, directed by Joe O' Byrne. Returning to Irish Rep after 16 years, O'Byrne is looking forward to sharing Irish playwright, John Millington Synge's work with New York audiences and is grateful to this organization for making it possible to share the work of Irish artists. This classic work celebrates the art of storytelling and challenges audiences to step outside their own cultures for a brief time and immerse themselves in a whole new world of discovery and enlightenment. BroadwayWorld had the incredible opportunity to speak with O'Byrne about his return to Irish Rep; the work of John Millington Synge; and how the themes and lessons are still applicable today. (more...)

Nigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in CharlestonNigel Redden to Step Down as Director of Lincoln Center Festival to Focus on Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

After nearly 20 years leading the internationally focused Lincoln Center Festival, Director Nigel Redden announced today that the 2017 Festival will be his last. He will step down in September to concentrate on the artistic expansion of the annual Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina, where he serves as general director, as well as other global artistic projects. (more...)

WOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish RepWOODY SEZ and THE ARAN ISLANDS Slated for Summer at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Summer 2017 Season. On the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage will be WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE, directed by Nick Corley (Kissing Jessica Stein). (more...)

Casts, Creative Teams Set for Wexford Opera's Daytime ShortWorksCasts, Creative Teams Set for Wexford Opera's Daytime ShortWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The casts and creative teams for the daytime ShortWorks operas have been announced. (more...)

Samuel Beckett's Radio Play ALL THAT FALL Among Lincoln Center's 2016 White Light Festival LineupSamuel Beckett's Radio Play ALL THAT FALL Among Lincoln Center's 2016 White Light Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Ehrenkranz Artistic Director Jane Moss today announced the schedule for Lincoln Center's seventh White Light Festival, running from October 16 through November 16, 2016. The international multidisciplinary festival, which takes its name from a quotation by the Estonian composer Arvo Part, is an annual exploration of the power of art to illuminate our interior and communal lives. 'I could compare my music to white light which contains all colors. Only a prism can divide the colors and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener.' - Arvo Part (more...)

Public Booking for 65th Wexford Festival Opera 2016 Opens This WeekendPublic Booking for 65th Wexford Festival Opera 2016 Opens This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

(more...)

BWW Interview:  Playwright Bryan Delaney and THE SEEDBED at NJ RepBWW Interview: Playwright Bryan Delaney and THE SEEDBED at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 4, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Playwright, Bryan Delaney about 'The Seedbed' and his career. Directed by SuzAnne Barabas, 'The Seedbed' will be making its World Premiere on the New Jersey Repertory Stage from October 15th to November 15th. (more...)

PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Coming to Ware CenterPLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Coming to Ware Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Four-time RTE All Ireland Drama winners Kilmeen Drama Group will take their multi-award winning production of The Playboy of the Western World by J. M. Synge to the United States, in October. RTE is our national TV & Radio broadcaster in Ireland. It stands for Radio Teilifis Eireann which is Gaelic for Radio, Television, Ireland. They sponsor and promote the All Ireland Drama finals annually. Co-presented by Millersville University and Tellus 360, The Playboy of the Western World comes to the Ware Center off Broadway in NYC. The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. (more...)

Blue Raincoat to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLDBlue Raincoat to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Blue Raincoat Theatre Company are set to enter new theatrical territory with their flagship production of 2014, John Millington Synge's iconoclastic The Playboy of the Western World. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Scena Theatre's MOLLY Portrays a Leading Light of the Early Dublin StageBWW Reviews: Scena Theatre's MOLLY Portrays a Leading Light of the Early Dublin Stage
by Andrew White - Aug 27, 2014

Actress Danielle Davy gives us a vivid incarnation of John Millington Synge's muse Molly Allgood, in a performance that is by turns hilarious and deeply moving. The play has been given a fine, deftly-directed trajectory thanks to Scena Theatre's Robert McNamara. The brogue is occasionally thick and of course it helps if you're familiar with the leading lights of the modern Irish stage, but Davy carries you through the evening effortlessly with Mollly's determination and her charm. (more...)

THE LIAR, BUS STOP & More Set for UH School of Theatre & Dance's 2014-15 Performance SeasonTHE LIAR, BUS STOP & More Set for UH School of Theatre & Dance's 2014-15 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Houstonians are well aware of the talents emanating from the University of Houston's School of Theatre & Dance. Soon, audiences will experience the creative energies of its actors in some of the most intimate performance spaces on campus. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Artists Rep Strikes a Blow with THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLDBWW Reviews: Artists Rep Strikes a Blow with THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by Patrick Brassell - May 27, 2014

John Millington Synge's 1907 play is about Christy, a young man who shows up in an Irish village and announces that he has killed his father with a blow to the head. For some reason, the men of the town are impressed by this feat and immediately claim friendship with the boy, while all the women in the town eye him as potential husband material, particularly the young barmaid Pegeen Mike. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Conservatory Theatre Company's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLDPhoto Flash: Inside Conservatory Theatre Company's THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, now through April 19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse (more...)

Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company to Stage THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 4/11-19Point Park's Conservatory Theatre Company to Stage THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 4/11-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company closes its 2013-2014 season with a production of John Millington Synge's classic Irish comedy, The Playboy of the Western World, April 11-19 in the Rauh Theatre at the Pittsburgh Playhouse. (more...)

New Theatre Company The Phoenix to Present BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1-23New Theatre Company The Phoenix to Present BLUE/ORANGE, 11/1-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

The Phoenix, the new theatre company founded by long-time PICT artistic director and founder Andrew Paul and Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre founder and former director of theatre initiatives at the August Wilson Center, Mark Clayton Southers, will debut with a four week run of Joe Penhall's provocative, caustically funny, Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange. The production will star acclaimed actors David Whalen, Sam Tsoutsouvas, and newcomer Rico Parker, with direction by Andrew Paul and scenic design by Mark Clayton Southers. Blue/Orange, sponsored by founding Phoenix Board Member and noted arts philanthropist Richard E. Rauh, plays November 1-23, 2013 at the Pittsburgh Playwrights Theatre, 937 Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh. (more...)

Independent Theatre to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 11/8-16Independent Theatre to Present THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 11/8-16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

As its final production for 2013, Independent Theatre is staging that most famous of all Irish comedies - John Millington Synge's 1907 masterpiece, The Playboy of the Western World. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Takes Audiences to Ireland a of Century AgoBWW Reviews: THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Takes Audiences to Ireland a of Century Ago
by Barry Lenny - Nov 12, 2013

John Millington Synge's , The Playboy of the Western World, was first staged at the Abbey Theatre in 1907, and caused riots. It has not been performed in Adelaide for over thirty years, so this is a rare chance to see this play. (more...)

 1  2  3  4  5