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by Beau Higgins - Sep 29, 2011
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (OST) presents Tony-Award Winning actor Brian Bedford in his one-man show, The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet, playing at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center on Wednesday, February 29, 2012.
by Beau Higgins - Sep 20, 2011
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (OST) presents Tony-Award Winning actor Brian Bedford in his one-man show, The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet, playing at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center on Wednesday, February 29, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2010
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full company of the new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St.).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full company of the new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St.). The cast will also feature Dana Ivey as 'Miss Prism,' Paxton Whitehead as 'Reverend Chausible,' Santino Fontana as 'Algernon Moncrieff,' David Furr as 'Jack Worthing,' Tim MacDonald as 'Merriman,' Paul O'Brien as 'Lane,' Charlotte Parry as 'Cecily Cardew,' and Sara Topham as 'Gwendolyn.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016
EQUUS by Peter Shaffer will have its Theatre Rhinoceros premiere for a limited engagement - 17 performances only - 3 weeks! The show plays Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013
Fundamental Theater Project is delighted to present Alone With Friends, a newly commissioned, romantic-comedy in one act by Ben Holbrook. The play is presented as part of Holiday House NYC, an annual interior design showcase in aide of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and in collaboration with Ally Coulter Design.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016
EQUUS by Peter Shaffer will have its Theatre Rhinoceros premiere for a limited engagement - 17 performances only - 3 weeks! The show plays Nov. 25 - Dec. 10, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013
Fundamental Theater Project is delighted to present Alone With Friends, a newly commissioned, romantic-comedy in one act by Ben Holbrook. The play is presented as part of Holiday House NYC, an annual interior design showcase in aide of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and in collaboration with Ally Coulter Design.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2012
No Rules Theatre Company, now in their 4th Season, will begin residency at Signature Theatre with Peter Shaffer's 'Black Comedy' February 7 - March 2, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017
The Tony Award-nominated comedy, "Lettice and Lovage," will open Westport Country Playhouse's 87th Season, written by Peter Shaffer, author of "Amadeus," and directed by Mark Lamos, Playhouse artistic director.  The play runs from May 30 through June 17. 
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011
Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's 2011 Shakespeare Festival, performed in repertory in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Adrian Noble returns as the Artistic Director of the 2011 Festival and will direct Shakespeare's The Tempest and Peter Shaffer's Amadeus. Ron Daniels also returns and will direct Much Ado About Nothing.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011
Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013
THE PRIVATE EAR and THE PUBLIC EYE, by the acclaimed and multi-award winning British playwright Sir Peter Shaffer, will have their first major revival in 50 years, when they begin a nationwide tour from 29 August 2013, with a national press night at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre on Friday 6 September.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2010
'I murdered Mozart!' rings out across Europe from Composer Antonio Salieri on his death-bed. Salieri had been the toast of Europe. He had been a devout Catholic all his life. He made a pact with God that he would be the vessel through which God's music would spring. All was good until Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arrives in Vienna. In horror Salieri determines that it is Mozart instead who is his God's chosen voice.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2010
Rubicon Theatre Project presents the 3rd Annual KASSI FEST, a short play festival, at Studio BE, 3110 N Sheffield, Chicago, IL 60657 on May 16 and 17, 2010.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016
Gloucester Stage Company kicks off the 37th season of producing professional theater on Cape Ann with Peter Shaffer's Lettice and Lovage opening on May 19 and running through June 11 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017
Maureen Beattie, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Gerrome Miller, Beatrice Scirocchi and Andrew Sheridan have been cast in Simon Stephens' Nuclear War directed by Imogen Knight. It runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs 19 April 2017 - 6 May 2017 with Press Night on Friday 21 April.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2010
'I murdered Mozart!' rings out across Europe from Composer Antonio Salieri on his death-bed. Salieri had been the toast of Europe. He had been a devout Catholic all his life. He made a pact with God that he would be the vessel through which God's music would spring. All was good until Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arrives in Vienna. In horror Salieri determines that it is Mozart instead who is his God's chosen voice. Mozart's music proves it; God had broken their pact. Salieri now makes a terrible new vow: to block God on earth and teach Him a lesson, using Mozart as the means to that end.
by Walter McBride - Jun 7, 2016
As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, British playwright and screenwriter Peter Shaffer, best known for such works as AMADEUS and EQUUS, has passed away at the age of 90. The news was shared by his U.K. agent Rupert Lord who reported that the writer passed away this morning in Ireland following a short illness.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016
British playwright and screenwriter Peter Shaffer, best known for such works as AMADEUS and EQUUS, has passed away at the age of 90.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2010
'I murdered Mozart!' rings out across Europe from Composer Antonio Salieri on his death-bed. Salieri had been the toast of Europe. He had been a devout Catholic all his life. He made a pact with God that he would be the vessel through which God's music would spring. All was good until Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart arrives in Vienna. In horror Salieri determines that it is Mozart instead who is his God's chosen voice.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016
The Broadway community mourns the loss of two-time Tony Award® - winning playwright Peter Shaffer, who passed away on June 6th in County Cork, Ireland at age 90. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at exactly 6:45pmfor one minute.
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2011
The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2014
Distinguished actors Simon Callow, Albert Finney and Patrick Stewart will be among those taking part in Chichester Festival Theatre's celebrations to mark its long association with playwright Peter Shaffer.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announced casting for three productions in his inaugural season - Of Kith and Kin, Desire Under the Elms and Uncle Vanya.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017
Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces the full cast for her production of Uncle Vanya, in a first-time co-production with Sheffield Theatres.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014
Distinguished actors Simon Callow, Albert Finney and Patrick Stewart will be among those taking part in Chichester Festival Theatre's celebrations to mark its long association with playwright Peter Shaffer.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016
Seattle Public Theater (SPT) is proud to present Amadeus, Peter Shaffer's magnificent story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, directed by Shana Bestock at the historic Green Lake Bathhouse Theater from January 29 through February 21, 2016. Tickets are $34 for adults, $32 for seniors, $17 for youth under 25, and $5 for youth under 12. Tickets are available by calling the SPT Box Office at 206-524-1300 or visiting www.seattlepublictheater.org.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017
Novato Theater Company opens 2017 with Sir Peter Shaffer's award-winning comedy, Lettice and Lovage.  The author of Equus and Amadeus plunges into droll comedy about two women who could not be more opposite.  The play is directed by Renee Mandel-Sher and produced by Mark Clark.  It runs February 3-19 at the NTC Playhouse, 5420 Nave Drive in Novato.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017
With Nuffield Southampton Theatres' production of Fantastic Mr Fox about to start its tour at Lyric Hammersmith, Director Sam Hodges today announces casting for the forthcoming production of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Grapes of Wrath, adapted by Frank Galati. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017
With She Loves Me currently running at its home base, Travesties and David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom to open shortly in the West End, and Funny Girl in rehearsals ahead of a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory announces today that Trevor Nunn returns to direct major works from the two of the greatest British playwrights of the twentieth century.
by Michael Dale - Jan 15, 2016
The beloved English actor was a very frequent visitor to the New York stage.
by Ken Fallin - Jan 14, 2016
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, seven-time Tony Award nominee and winner for Broadway's THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES Brian Bedford passed away today, January 13. He was 80 years old. In memory, BWW brings you an exclusive look back at artist Ken Fallin's illustration of Bedford in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016
Following the news of the passing of Brian Bedford, who died on January 13, 2015 at the age of 80, the marquee lights of the Royal Alexandra and Princess of Wales theatres will be dimmed at 7:55 PM today (Thursday January 14, 2016), BroadwayWorld has learned.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013
The Dramatists Guild of America invites you In the Room with some of the most celebrated playwrights, composers and lyricists in the American theatre discussing craft while sharing their influences and experiences when creating their most celebrated work. In a conversation originally recorded in 2008 with Council member John Guare, Peter Shaffer discusses writing Five Finger Exercise, The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Black Comedy and his Tony Award-winning Equus.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that seven-time Tony Award nominee and winner for Broadway's THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES Brian Bedford passed away today, January 13, 2016. He was 80.
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2016
As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, seven-time Tony Award nominee and winner for Broadway's THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES Brian Bedford passed away today, January 13. He was 80 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2013
No Rules Theatre Company, now in their 4th Season, will begin residency at Signature Theatre with Peter Shaffer's 'Black Comedy' tonight, February 7 - March 2, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017
Vivienne Franzmann returns to the Royal Court Theatre with BODIES, directed by Jude Christian premiering in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Wednesday 05 July 2017 - Saturday 12 August 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017
With She Loves Me currently running at its home base, Travesties and David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom landing in the West End, and Funny Girl starting a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory announces today that Trevor Nunn will direct Felicity Kendal and Maureen Lipman in Peter Shaffer's Lettice and Lovage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director)begins previews for the new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St.) on Friday, December 17th, 2010 and open officially on Thursday, January 13th, 2011. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6th, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2013
THE PRIVATE EAR and THE PUBLIC EYE, by the acclaimed and multi-award winning British playwright Sir Peter Shaffer, will have their first major revival in 50 years, when they begin a nationwide tour from tonight, 29 August 2013, with a national press night at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre on Friday 6 September.
by Blair Howell - Aug 28, 2015
Utah Repertory Theater Company announces its production of AMADEUS, one of the most acclaimed and popular productions of the 20th century.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017
With Love in Idleness currently running at its home base and soon to follow its production of Travesties at the Apollo Theatre, and with David Baddiel: My Family Not the Sitcom running in the West End, and Funny Girl on a major national tour, the Menier Chocolate Factory announces a casting update for its production of Peter Shaffer's Lettice and Lovage.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013
On April 26th, 2013, Juliet Mills, Maxwell Caulfield, Jennifer Cody and Doug Plaut will perform in a benefit reading of Arthur Kopit's 1962 play 'OH DAD, POOR DAD, MAMA'S HUNG YOU IN THE CLOSET AND I'M FEELIN' SO SAD' at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT (right next to the Greenwich train station for all the Urban dwellers). Meet the cast in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017
The team behind Park Theatre hits Dead Sheep, An Audience with Jimmy Savile, Deny Deny Deny and The Roundabout, will return to the theatre with the world premiere of a brand new comedy, TWITSTORM, playing from 31 May - 1 July, with a press night on 1 June.