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Ray Cooney

 
Date of Birth: May 30, 1932 (90)

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Theatre Palisades Presents RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Opening March 31 Photo Theatre Palisades Presents RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Opening March 31
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2023

After opening its season with the critically acclaimed production of drama, 'Other Desert Cities,' Theatre Palisades will be amusing its audience with the laugh out loud English farce, 'Run For Your Wife' by Ray Cooney.

Rebecca Thornhill and Evelyn Hoskins Will Lead GYPSY at The Mill at Sonning Theatre Photo Rebecca Thornhill and Evelyn Hoskins Will Lead GYPSY at The Mill at Sonning Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2023

Rebecca Thornhill will star as Mama Rose and Evelyn Hoskins will play her daughter Louise in 'Gypsy' at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, running from 24 May - 15 July, 2023.

Shaftesbury Theatre Reveals Next Phase Of Its £10 Million Plus Dramatic Transformati Photo Shaftesbury Theatre Reveals Next Phase Of Its £10 Million Plus Dramatic Transformation
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

The Grade 2 listed Shaftesbury Theatre, the largest of the independent theatres in the West End, is undergoing dramatic and innovative extension and improvement to secure its position as one of London's leading theatrical forces, with a building designed for the 21st Century.

Cast Announced For Citadel Theatre's IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY Photo Cast Announced For Citadel Theatre's IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

Citadel Theatre Company has announced the cast and crew for its holiday season show, the British farce IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY.

NOT NOW DARLING Opens in The Off Broadway Palm Photo NOT NOW DARLING Opens in The Off Broadway Palm
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

The Off Broadway Palm Theatre opens its 2022-2023 Season with the laugh-out-loud NOT NOW, DARLING playing September 22 through November 5, 2022. This 1967 farce was written by English playwrights John Chapman and Ray Cooney.

WICKED Will Welcome Back Mark Curry as The Wizard Photo WICKED Will Welcome Back Mark Curry as The Wizard
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

WICKED will welcome back Mark Curry as 'The Wizard' from Tuesday 18 October 2022. Gary Wilmot will play his final performance as 'The Wizard' at the Apollo Victoria Theatre on Sunday 16 October 2022.

Citadel Theatre Releases Four-Show 2022-23 Season Photo Citadel Theatre Releases Four-Show 2022-23 Season
by Grace Cutler - Jul 23, 2022

Citadel Theatre Company recently announced its 2022/2023 season, featuring an Obie Award winner and three comedies ‚Äďone of them a beloved musical.

Avon Players Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE in March Photo Avon Players Present RUN FOR YOUR WIFE in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

Comic collisions and merry misunderstandings will provide plenty of amusement for Metro Detroit audiences as Avon Players presents Run for Your Wife running March 18-April 2.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's ONE FOR THE POT is a Madcap Romp Photo BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's ONE FOR THE POT is a Madcap Romp
by Tyler Hinton - Jan 16, 2022

ONE FOR THE POT on Hale Centre Theatre’s Jewel Box Stage defies description, but ultimately it is a madcap comedic romp filled with mistaken identities and pure effervescent entertainment.

The Mill At Sonning Theatre Names The Auditorium in Honor of  Ray Cooney Photo The Mill At Sonning Theatre Names The Auditorium in Honor of Ray Cooney
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

The Mill at Sonning, the UK's only dinner theatre, has renamed its theatre The Ray Cooney Auditourium in honor of comedy legend Ray Cooney, whose classic farces have all been performed there, and whose incredibly generous financial support during lockdown helped ensure the venue's survival.

Second Street Players Will Perform CAUGHT IN THE NET This Fall Photo Second Street Players Will Perform CAUGHT IN THE NET This Fall
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2021

Playwright Ray Cooney, well known for his hilarious satirical farces, brings traditional British bawdiness to the theme of an ordinary guy with an extraordinary love life.

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem Announces 2021-22 Season Photo The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem Announces 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

Learn more about the upcoming season, which includes Sylvia, Murder on the Orient Express, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly, The Drowsy Chaperone, Out of Order, and The Sound of Music!

Cast Announced For TWO INTO ONE at The Mill At Sonning Theatre Photo Cast Announced For TWO INTO ONE at The Mill At Sonning Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021

During the run, the theatre, which has staged all of his plays - some more than once - over the past 38 years,  will honor Mr Cooney by naming the auditorium after him at a star-studded VIP gala evening performance on Saturday 11 September. This is to thank him for all his incredible support for the venue over the years but especially during lockdown, helping save it from closure.

The Mill at Sonning Secures £448,580 From The Culture Recovery Fund and Announces Fi Photo The Mill at Sonning Secures £448,580 From The Culture Recovery Fund and Announces Five In-House Productions
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2021

The Mill at Sonning, the UK's only dinner theatre, has received a grant of £448,550 from the Government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen.

George and Amal Clooney Help Save The Mill at Sonning Photo George and Amal Clooney Help Save The Mill at Sonning
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 9, 2020

The Daily Mail has reported that George and Amal Clooney have helped save the Mill at Sonning after it was shut down due to the ongoing pandemic by donating to the venue. The Mill at Sonning is now set to reopen on October 30th.

The Mill at Sonning to Re-Open its Theatre, Announces In-House Theatre Productions fo Photo The Mill at Sonning to Re-Open its Theatre, Announces In-House Theatre Productions for 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020

After nine months in lockdown, The Mill at Sonning, the UK's only dinner theatre, is to re-open its theatre on 30 October with a winter season of comedy, magic, cabarets and plays.

London Song Festival Presents GHOST LIGHTS: IVOR NOVELLO & HIS LEADING LADIES Photo London Song Festival Presents GHOST LIGHTS: IVOR NOVELLO & HIS LEADING LADIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2020

Ghost Lights is set on the empty stage of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, on the 5th September 1939 when all theatres were closed due to the outbreak of WW2. Novello meets Mary Ellis, Dorothy Dickson and Elisabeth Welch to reminisce about their work and also their concerns for theatre and its survival.

BWW Interview: Lloyd Owen Talks NOISES OFF at the Garrick Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Lloyd Owen Talks NOISES OFF at the Garrick Theatre
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Oct 2, 2019

Lloyd Owen about what it's like to act in something where art, quite literally, imitates life: Noises Off at the Garrick Theatre.

Casting Announced For The RUN FOR YOUR WIFE Photo Casting Announced For The RUN FOR YOUR WIFE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2019

Casting is announced for a new production of the classic 1980s British farce 'Run for your Wife', directed by its author, Ray Cooney,  at The Mill at Sonning.

BWW Review: THERE GOES THE BRIDE at Stage West Theatre Restaurant Photo BWW Review: THERE GOES THE BRIDE at Stage West Theatre Restaurant
by Vicki Trask - Sep 15, 2019

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