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Pear Theatre Presents OH, COWARD!Pear Theatre Presents OH, COWARD!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Pear Theatre's 16th season concludes with a rare foray into musical theatre, Noel Coward's OH, COWARD! OH, COWARD! is a musical review in two acts, featuring three performers accompanied on piano. (more...)

Pear Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Pear Theatre is proud to announce its 2017-2018 season, an intriguing mix of new works, classics, and even a musical revue. In addition, this season will be the first in the Pear's 16-year history to be under the guidance of a new Artistic Director, Betsy Kruse Craig. (more...)

Dead Writers Theatre Collective to Present OH, COWARD!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Dead Writers Theatre Collective, which began the 2016 season with a highly praised production of The Importance of Being Earnest, opens the second offering of the musical revue, Oh, Coward!, on August 26 at The Athenaeum Theatre. (more...)

Dead Writers Collective Presents OH, COWARD!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2016

Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents an elegant yet intimate celebration of Noel Coward's life, work and times with Oh, Coward! This sumptuous two-act musical revue runs August 26 through September 18 at The Athenaeum Theatre. "This was one of the last Noel Coward shows staged during his lifetime," states DWTC Artistic Director Jim Schneider. "Originally devised for Off-Broadway by Roderick Cook, it's a wonderful cabaret approach.  It features two men and a woman covering Coward's favorite songs and scenes from his plays and musicals."   (more...)

Dead Writers Collective's OH, COWARD! Showcases the Man & His Music
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

?Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents an elegant yet intimate celebration of Noel Coward's life, work and times with Oh, Coward! This sumptuous two-act musical revue runs August 26 through September 18 at The Athenaeum Theatre. "This was one of the last Noel Coward shows staged during his lifetime," states DWTC Artistic Director Jim Schneider. "Originally devised for Off-Broadway by Roderick Cook, it's a wonderful cabaret approach.  It features two men and a woman covering Coward's favorite songs and scenes from his plays and musicals."  (more...)

Dead Writers Theatre Collective to Present OH, COWARD!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Dead Writers Theatre Collective, which began the 2016 season with a highly praised production of The Importance of Being Earnest, opens the second offering of the musical revue, Oh, Coward!, on August 26 at The Athenaeum Theatre. (more...)

Dead Writers Collective Opens OH, COWARD! at Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

 Dead Writers Theatre Collective who began the 2016 season with a highly praised production of The Importance of Being Earnest, opens the second offering of the musical revue, Oh, Coward!, on August 26 at The Athenaeum Theatre. "Our 'Mad about the Boy' theme actually comes from one of the songs in this revue," states Collective Artistic Director Jim Schneider. "We're celebrating love, all kinds of love, and this cabaret style production of Noel Coward's sophisticated work is the perfect second course. We will close our season this fall taking dramatic look at tragic love with The Heiress." (more...)

Dead Writers Collective to Open Season With THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Dead Writers Theatre Collective opens its 2016 season with a clear look back at the Oscar Wilde classic, The Importance of Being Earnest. It opens July 1 at The Athenaeum Theatre. "It's the perfect choice to launch our 'Mad About The Boy' theme," states Collective Artistic Director Jim Schneider. "We're celebrating the good and bad side of love - all kinds of love. Our other two shows include a cabaret style production of Noel Coward's sophisticated work in Oh, Coward! and a dramatic look at tragic love with The Heiress. All three shows will be considered for a Jeff Award Recommendation." (more...)

Kaufman and Hart - The Works of Broadway's Legendary Duo
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 28, 2014

This season's revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens on Broadway tonight, and in honor of the playwriting pair's long list of contributions to the theatre, we've rounded up some of their most notable works. Scroll down to learn more about the duo's canon! (more...)

Photo Flash: OH, COWARD! in Rehearsal!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

York Theatre Company's Oh, Coward! will feature Peter Land (RSC's All's Well That Ends Well on Broadway; The Phantom of the Opera and Cabaret in London), Jim Stanek (The Story of My Life, Little Women) and MAC Award winner KT Sullivan (headliner at The Oak Room and Carnegie Hall, 'A Prairie Home Companion') with direction by Michael Montel (returning to direct his 18th Mufti) and music direction by Greg Pliska (War Horse). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced the casts for Oh, Coward! and The Mad Show, the next titles in its Summer 2011 Musicals in Mufti Series-the York's acclaimed series of musical theatre gems in staged concert performances. (more...)

OH, COWARD! And THE MAD SHOW Added To York's Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

The award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced the other two titles for its upcoming Summer 2011 Musicals in Mufti Concert Series-the York's acclaimed series of musical theatre gems in staged concert performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Mufti's OH, COWARD!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

York Theatre Company's Oh, Coward! will feature Peter Land (RSC's All's Well That Ends Well on Broadway; The Phantom of the Opera and Cabaret in London), Jim Stanek (The Story of My Life, Little Women) and MAC Award winner KT Sullivan (headliner at The Oak Room and Carnegie Hall, 'A Prairie Home Companion') with direction by Michael Montel (returning to direct his 18th Mufti) and music direction by Greg Pliska (War Horse). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2011

York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced the casts for Oh, Coward! and The Mad Show, the next titles in its Summer 2011 Musicals in Mufti Series-the York's acclaimed series of musical theatre gems in staged concert performances. (more...)

OH, COWARD! And THE MAD SHOW Added To York's Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2011

The award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director) has announced the other two titles for its upcoming Summer 2011 Musicals in Mufti Concert Series-the York's acclaimed series of musical theatre gems in staged concert performances. (more...)

Writers' Theatre's OH COWARD! Runs Thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the second extension of Oh Coward!, words and music by Noel Coward, devised by Roderick Cook. The production, which began its run in November 2009 is directed by Jim Corti, with musical direction by Doug Peck. The production has been extended through April 18, 2010, at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Announces Fourth Extension of OH COWARD! Now Running Thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the second extension of Oh Coward!, words and music by Noel Coward, devised by Roderick Cook. The production, which began its run in November 2009 is directed by Jim Corti, with musical direction by Doug Peck. The production has been extended through April 18, 2010, at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. (more...)

Judi Dench and Peter Hall Reunite for MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

48 years after Judi Dench first played Titania in the 1962 Royal Shakespeare Company production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' directed by Peter Hall, she revisits the role again in a new production of 'Dream', also helmed by Hall, and currently playing at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. (more...)

Hall's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Star Judi Dench, Charles Edwards, and More, Opening 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010

Peter Hall's production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will star Dame Judi Dench, Charles Edwards and more. Dench will play the role of Titania with Edwards taking the role of Oberon. The rest of the cast will include William Chubb, Oliver Chris, Msimisi Dlamini, Richard Keightley, James Laurenson, Ben Mansfield, Reece Ritchie, Susan Salmon, Annabel Scholey, Simon Scott, Sophie Scott, Timothy Speyer, Rachael Stirling, Julian Wadham, Leon Williams, and Tam Williams. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Announces Second Extension of OH COWARD! Now Running Thru 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the second extension of Oh Coward!, words and music by Noel Coward, devised by Roderick Cook. The production, which began its run in November 2009 is directed by Jim Corti, with musical direction by Doug Peck. The production has been extended through April 18, 2010, at Writers' Theatre, 664 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. (more...)

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