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Date of Birth: November 17, 1937
Date of Death: January 09, 1995 (57)

Birth Place: Torquay, Devon, ENGLAND
GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 10, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 10, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to Wednesday, May 10, 2017…which prompts us to ask the musical question: Who remembers the Saturday Night Massacre back in the 1970s, during which Richard Nixon fired the special Watergate prosecutor and all hell seemed to break loose (even more than it had already) in Washington, D.C.?

1812 Productions to Present AN EVENING WITHOUT THE BRITS
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

1812 Productions will present An Evening Without The Brits, the newest creation in its long-running An Evening Without… series. An Evening Without The Brits features performances by Philadelphia favorites David Howey, Leonard Haas, Daniel Fredrick, and Tony Lawton in a collection of material spanning three decades of comedy from the UK.

SMUT: AN UNSEEMLY STORY by Alan Bennett Comes to Z Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in

Word for Word Announces First Production of the 2017 Season SMUT: An Unseemly Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

SMUT: An Unseemly Story (The Greening of Mrs. Donaldson) by Alan Bennett Word for Word's first production of the 2017 Season, running May 13 - Jun 11  (previews May 10-12) with a press night on May 13 in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. Alan Bennett is one of England's finest and wittiest writers who explores the uncomfortable and tragicomic gap between people's public appearance and their private desires in this tender and surprising story. Bennett is known for authoring a range of plays and screenplays including the plays: The History Boys (Tony 2006), Kafka's Dick, The Wind in The Willows,The Madness of George III and for film: The Lady in

Pittsburgh Opera And Carnegie Mellon Opera To Present Co-Opera, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Pittsburgh Opera is again partnering with students, alumni, and faculty from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Music, School of Drama, and the Master of Arts Management (MAM) Program on the innovative Co-Opera program.

M*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit Leads ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY, Starting Tonight at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Laguna Playhouse welcomes 'M*A*S*H' star Loretta Swit starring in Eleanor Roosevelt, HER SECRET JOURNEY.

Woods Hole Theater Company Presents Neil Simon's RUMORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

The Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC) brings Neil Simon's brilliant farce, Rumors, to the Community Hall this October, continuing its 42 years of engaging and promoting the cultural growth of the community of Woods Hole and the vicinity. WHTC operates year-round, producing a wide variety of plays and special events at affordable prices.

M*A*S*H* Star Loretta Swit to Lead ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: HER SECRET JOURNEY at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Laguna Playhouse has announced 'M*A*S*H' star LORETTA SWIT starring in ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, HER SECRET JOURNEY.

Woods Hole Theater Company Presents Neil Simon's RUMORS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC) brings Neil Simon's brilliant farce, Rumors, to the Community Hall this October, continuing its 42 years of engaging and promoting the cultural growth of the community of Woods Hole and the vicinity. WHTC operates year-round, producing a wide variety of plays and special events at affordable prices.

Woods Hole Theater Company Presents Neil Simon's RUMORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC) brings Neil Simon's brilliant farce, Rumors, to the Community Hall this October, continuing its 42 years of engaging and promoting the cultural growth of the community of Woods Hole and the vicinity. WHTC operates year-round, producing a wide variety of plays and special events at affordable prices.

BWW Review: HANSEL AND GRETEL at Lyric Opera Of Kansas City
by Alan Portner - Sep 20, 2016

Hansel and Gretel struggle with the evil clown

Seattle Theatre Works is Proud to Present Georg Büchner's Boundary-Breaking WOYZECK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Seattle Theatre Works is proud to present Georg Buchner's rarely produced, unfinished, boundary-breaking Woyzeck at North Seattle College's Stage One Theater September 16 through October 1, 2016. Seattle Theatre Works' Woyzeck is a Partner Project of The 14/48 Projects.

Seattle Theatre Works is Proud to Present Georg Büchner's Boundary-Breaking WOYZECK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Seattle Theatre Works is proud to present Georg Buchner's rarely produced, unfinished, boundary-breaking Woyzeck at North Seattle College's Stage One Theater September 16 through October 1, 2016. Seattle Theatre Works' Woyzeck is a Partner Project of The 14/48 Projects.

Eddie and the Palaceades to Rock Woods Hole, MA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

The Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC), located in Woods Hole a part of Falmouth on Cape Cod will present 'Eddie and The Palaceades' In Concert August 12-13 at the Community Hall at 68 Water Street, Woods Hole. Performances are 7:00 PM Today and 1:30 and 7:00 PM Saturday. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at www.woodsholetheater.org or at the door on a first come first serve basis.

Eddie and the Palaceades to Rock Woods Hole, MA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

The Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC), located in Woods Hole a part of Falmouth on Cape Cod will present 'Eddie and The Palaceades' In Concert August 12-13 at the Community Hall at 68 Water Street, Woods Hole. Performances are 7:00 PM Friday and 1:30 and 7:00 PM Saturday. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at www.woodsholetheater.org or at the door on a first come first serve basis.

Andrew O'Keefe Sings Musical Satire in GLORIOUS MUD at Glen Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The classic comic songs of satirists Flanders and Swann will be brought back to life by Sydney's own double Logie Award-winning TV compere Andrew O'Keefe (Deal or No Deal, Weekend Sunrise) and Mr Showmanship himself, Glenn Amer at Glen Street Theatre for two special performances only.

Eddie and the Palaceades to Rock Woods Hole, MA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2016

The Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC), located in Woods Hole a part of Falmouth on Cape Cod will present 'Eddie and The Palaceades' In Concert August 12-13 at the Community Hall at 68 Water Street, Woods Hole. Performances are 7:00 PM Friday and 1:30 and 7:00 PM Saturday. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased at www.woodsholetheater.org or at the door on a first come first serve basis.

Tanya O'Debra's RADIO STAR Set for UNDER St. Marks, 7/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Watch (but mainly listen) as Tanya O'Debra lends her voice to ten characters while staging live sound effects in this naughty 1940's radio detective spoof. When a wealthy client hires Private Dick Nick McKittrick to find her husband's killer, she learns that he will literally stick his nose where it doesn't belong. Just like the golden age of radio. Only much, much dirtier.

Carinthia West Debuts Photography Exhibition - LOOKING BACK IS THE NEW FORWARD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

Looking Back is the New Forward explores the life and work of Carinthia West through her photographs.

Palm Beach Dramaworks Stages THE HISTORY BOYS This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Should the primary goal of education be to prepare students to ace their exams - that is, should teachers 'teach to the test?' Or should schools be more concerned with imparting a love of learning, of developing students eager to pursue knowledge?

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