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by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021
The acclaimed cast will include actress and presenter Preeya Kalidas as 'Margo Leadbetter', Dominic Rowan as 'Jerry Leadbetter', and Sally Tatum as 'Barbara Good', joining the previously announced actor and comedian Rufus Hound as 'Tom Good'. Also featured will be Nigel Betts and Tessa Churchard.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
Full casting is announced for the UK tour of The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter. New cast members include Victoria Blunt (Audrey), Guy Burgess (Farrow), Aamira Challenger (Fernanda), Tessa Churchard (Lady Agnes), John Dougall (Sir Horace) and Tim Sutton (Sammy).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
Full casting is announced for the UK tour of the classic Ealing Comedy, The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022
Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced the 2023 season, inspired by the theme of Duty vs Desire. The playbill includes 13 lively and thought-provoking productions across four theatres, along with a full slate of events in The Meighen Forum.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022
PW Productions have announced the full cast for the 30th Anniversary UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which will visit Milton Keynes Theatre 27 Sep - 01 Oct.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022
Leopoldstadt officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, September 14. Get to know the cast bringing this play to the stage!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 12, 2019
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the cast for the first play of the new season, Keen's 20th: Paul O'Brien, Pamela Sabaugh and Tommy Schrider will star in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney directed by Mr. Silverstein. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2020
Washington Stage Guild will present a 'heavenly' online performance of George Bernard Shaw's DON JUAN IN HELL, the famous dream sequence from his play MAN AND SUPERMAN. Until it's safe to gather in theatres again, we invite our audience to savor Shaw's witty, wise play from their own homes.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 16, 2020
It's a hit! The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) is now presenting 'Shaw! Shaw! Shaw!' Directed by the Theatre's Artistic Director, Boonie J. Monte, the production showcases three of George Bernard Shaw's short plays.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020
Washington Stage Guild will present a 'heavenly' online performance of George Bernard Shaw's DON JUAN IN HELL, the famous dream sequence from his play MAN AND SUPERMAN. Until it's safe to gather in theatres again, they are inviting their audience to savor Shaw's witty, wise play from their own homes. 
by Barbara Trainin Blank - Nov 26, 2020
Wit, wisdom, and sometimes overpowering verbosity fill George Bernard Shaws’ Don Juan In Hell, the dream sequence contained within the third act of the Irish playwright’s Man and Superman and sometime performed independently.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 16, 2020
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Plays In The House: MAN & SUPERMAN: By George Bernard Shaw.  Directed and adapted by David Staller with Gingold Theatrical Group.  Starring Santino Fontana, Nikki M. James, Lauren Molina, Vishaal Reddy, Robert Cuccioli, Christine Toy Johnson, Rob McClure, John-Andrew Morrison, Lenny Wolpe and Claybourne Elder. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2020
Monday November 16th (at 8pm) will offer a performance of Shaw's rarely performed Man & Superman, adapted and directed by David Staller, featuring Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, Santino Fontana, Nikki M. James, Christine Toy Johnson, Rob McClure, Lauren Molina, and more. Ms. Molina replaces the previously announced Margaret Odette.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
Gingold Theatrical Group, now in its 17th Season, is continuing its new play development with the Plays-In-Progress AEA-approved Showcases of this year’s SPEAKER'S CORNER Writers Group.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Gingold Theatrical Group is presenting SPEAKER'S CORNER Writers Group. This season, writers Aeneas Sagar Hemphill, Divya Mangwani, Marcus Scott and Mallory Jane Weiss are developing works in response to prompts from the revolutionary activist humanitarian writings and precepts of George Bernard Shaw.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
Wiltshire Creative today announce the full cast for Lucy Kirkwood's The Children opening at Salisbury Playhouse next month. Belinda Lang directs Christine Kavanagh (Rose), Joanne Pearce (Hazel) and Brian Protheroe (Robin).
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 26, 2020
Don't miss the chance to see theater come to life on screen in these upcoming broadcasts! 
by Student Blogger: Bea Mienik - Mar 24, 2022
2022 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Academy’s founding. Exceptional Minds hopes to double their enrollment in the next five years. They need help from me, you—all of us—to continue providing evermore rewarding, creative and good paying job opportunities for young adults with autism.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2021
In addition to realizing a financial gain, the Shaw Festival also made strides in cultivating new funding partnerships, while supporting surrounding businesses, during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the American premiere of Golden Shield, written by Anchuli Felicia King (White Pearl) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone at MTC). The ensemble will feature Cindy Cheung, Fang Du, Kristen Hung, Daniel Jenkins, Michael C. Liu, Max Gordon Moore, Ruibo Qian and Gillian Saker.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
David Staller, Artistic Director of Gingold Theatrical Group, today announced that GTG has forged a new partnership with the preeminent online streaming service, Broadway On Demand, to allow patrons to purchase and stream their recent acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren’s Profession.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022
The US premiere and strictly limited, nine-week New York engagement of David Hare’s new play, Straight Line Crazy, starring Ralph Fiennes as Robert Moses and directed by Nicholas Hytner and Jamie Armitage, will be presented this fall at The Shed.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
As the Orange Tree Theatre continues to celebrate its 50th Anniversary year, Artistic Director Paul Miller and Executive Director Hanna Streeter today announce a new season of plays until March 2023, marking Miller's outgoing season as Artistic Director. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Embracing the ubiquity of contemporary podcasts while harkening to the earlier radio dramas devised by the great actor and director Orson Welles, Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting presents its summer repertory season of three radio plays: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw, and Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022
Broadway On Demand will stream Gingold Theatrical Group's Mrs. Warren’s Profession starring Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba as Mrs. Warren and Robert Cuccioli, beginning tomorrow Tuesday June 21st, for a limited time only - through June 27th only.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 20, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience founding artistic director Jeffrey Horowitz, having just received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 OBIEs, today announces TFANA's 40th anniversary season. The 2019-2020 programming exemplifies what makes TFANA, in the words of the OBIE committee, one of the city's most vital institutions championing adventurous and urgent productions of Shakespeare alongside other writers.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019
Just shy of a century after her sold out Broadway run was branded an 'obscene, indecent, immoral and impure drama' by a New York grand jury, Mae West's Sex gets a rousing production at the Shaw Festival. Directed by Peter Hinton-Davis, this powerful melodrama begins in Montreal's red light district of the 1920s, then shifts locations to Trinidad and New York City. Overflowing with trademark Mae West one-liners, and with its frank sexuality heightened by Hinton-Davis's gender-bent casting, Sex begins previews at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre on June 21st.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2020
BEDLAM will present a live virtual play reading series to raise funds and awareness for the #BlackLivesMatter movement and associated organizations working toward eliminating race-based discrimination. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2019
After taking London's West End by storm, comedy thriller The Ladykillers makes its North American premiere under the direction of Artistic Director Tim Carroll. The Shaw Festival's production of Graham Linehan's stage adaptation - based on one of the best-loved British films of all time - begins previews tomorrow at the Festival Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2019
During tonight's dinner celebrating The Shaw's production of The Ladykillers, Executive Director Tim Jennings announced the Festival has received a funding boost from the Ontario Government's Celebrate Ontario program.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022
The full cast has been announced for the 30th Anniversary UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which opens at the New Wimbledon Theatre on Friday 9 September.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2019
Chris Abraham directs a new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, Edmond Rostand's romantic tale of unrequited and selfless love. Translated from French to English, Associate Artistic Director Kate Hennig's version is presented in prose, yet it thrillingly preserves the poetic beauty of Rostand's original verse. Cyrano de Bergerac begins previews Saturday, July 27 at the Royal George Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 24, 2020
Tomorrow, Saturday July 25th at 2pm, will offer Bernard Shaw's high-flying comedy Misalliance, featuring Marc delaCruz, Dan Domingues, Midori Francis, Peter Francis James, Teresa Avia Lim, Jamie Sanders, Thom Sesma, Ryan Spahn, and Sharon Washington.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2020
The Actors Fund recently announced that SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, produce and host Plays in the House as part of its weekly lineup of Stars in the House, a daily online show at 8pm ET. Plays in the House will air special matinee performances at 2pm until Broadway reopens.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 12, 2019
An extreme exploration of the power of words, Howard Barker's Victory is not for the squeamish. A tale of survival set against the violent aftermath of the English civil war, Victory uses language as a weapon, challenging a modern audience's expectations of what theatre should be. Directed by Artistic Director Tim Carroll, Victory features an all-star ensemble cast led by Martha Burns, Sara Topham, Patrick Galligan, Gray Powell, Tom Rooney and Tom McCamus. The Shaw Festival's production begins previews on Sunday, July 14 at the Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2019
PW Productions have announced the full cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller "AN INSPECTOR CALLS" which opens at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on Friday 6 September 2019 before visiting Mayflower Theatre Southampton, Hull New Theatre, Theatre Severn Shrewsbury, King's Theatre Edinburgh, Oxford Playhouse, Newcastle Theatre Royal, Malvern Theatres, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Buxton Opera House, New Wimbledon Theatre, The Lowry Salford, Milton Keynes Theatre, Bradford Alhambra, Liverpool Playhouse, Theatre Royal Nottingham, Brighton Theatre Royal, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Cardiff New Theatre, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Glasgow Theatre Royal, Yvonne Arnaud Guildford, Sheffield Lyceum, Sunderland Empire, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, The Orchard Theatre Dartford and Curve Leicester.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020
Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced casting for Artistic Director SIMON GODWIN's directorial debut at the Theatre-a restaging of his recent acclaimed production of Timon of Athens, a co-production with Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA), produced in association with The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Timon of Athens will be onstage at the Michael R. Klein Theatre at the Lansburgh starting February 20 and running until March 22, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2020
PW Productions have announced the full cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which runs at Theatre Royal Tuesday 24 - Saturday 29 March.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2021
Jenny Caron Hall, Artistic Director of SHAKE Festival, today announces a rehearsed reading of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Following the success of previous livestreams, The Tempest, and Sonnets & Carols, the latest reading, directed by Caron Hall, will be streamed live for one night only on Wednesday 31 March at 7.30pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents the Northern California Premiere of Laurel Ollstein's They Promised Her The Moon. This riveting play shares the incredible, true story of Jerrie Cobb, a world record-holding female aviator who dreamt of flying among the stars. At the height of the Space Race, Cobb and her female peers in the Mercury 13 program trained to become astronauts, ready to join their male counterparts in space and change history, but they never got the chance. A favorite from TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2018 New Works Festival, They Promised Her The Moon will be directed by TheatreWorks Artistic Associate and Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 25 a?" Saturday 29 February.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021
The Shaw Festival is mourning the death of Christopher Newton, former artistic director, who died peacefully yesterday morning at the age of 85. Actor, stage manager, playwright, artistic director, Mr. Newton made a momentous impact and life-long contributions to the Canadian theatre landscape and performing arts.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2019
Theatre Royal Bath Productions has today announced casting for the UK premiere of Will Eno's Drama Desk Award winning play The Realistic Joneses which will be staged in the Ustinov Studio from Thursday 6 February to Saturday 7 March 2020 with opening night for press on Wednesday 12 February 2020. The full cast includes Corey Johnson as Bob, Sharon Small as Jennifer, Jack Laskey as John and Clare Foster as Pony. The production is directed by Simon Evans.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022
This fall, Gingold Theatrical Group will present Candida, one of George Bernard Shaw’s most popular plays. Directed by David Staller, Bernard Shaw’s Candida begins previews on October 5, 2022, with opening night set for October 25, and will run through November 19, 2022, at Theatre Two in Theatre Row.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2019
Man and Superman with Don Juan in Hell begins its limited 17 performance run at The Shaw's Festival Theatre beginning August 17. Directed by the Festival's Intern Artistic Director Kimberley Rampersad, The Shaw's production presents all four stimulating, life-affirming acts a?" including Don Juan in Hell, the often separately staged dream-act. Part romantic comedy, part social-philosophical debate and part fantastical fable, Man and Superman with Don Juan in Hell ponders life's essential questions with classic Shaw repartee and wit. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
Orange Tree Theatre today announce the full casts for Shaw Shorts: How He Lied to Her Husband and Overruled – a double bill of Bernard Shaw's short plays directed by Artistic Director Paul Miller.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022
With Cyrano de Bergerac opening tonight at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, The Jamie Lloyd Company today announce full cast for its production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, in a version by Anya Reiss directed by Jamie Lloyd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022
Gingold Theatrical Group today announced that Brenda Braxton, Alison Frasier, Harriet Harris, David Lee Huynh, Judith Ivey, Jefferson Mays, Charlotte Moore, Thom Sesma, Renee Taylor, Jon Patrick Walker, Karen Ziemba, and more will join the SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIRÉE in honor of Shakespeare’s 458th birthday.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022
David Staller, Artistic Director of Gingold Theatrical Group, today announced that in honor of Shakespeare’s 458th birthday, GTG would celebrate with a SHAKESPEARE SONNET SOIRÉE – live, online, on Saturday April 23rd at 6PM EDT. FREE! Livestream on the GTG Facebook page. 

Man and Superman Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Man and Superman have their been?
Man and Superman has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1905, Broadway which opened in 1912, Broadway which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1949, Broadway which opened in 1978 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2012.

What other awards has Man and Superman been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Stephen Porter and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Laurie Kennedy.

What other awards has Man and Superman won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Stephen Porter Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Laurie Kennedy.

What productions of Man and Superman have their been?
Man and Superman has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1905, Broadway which opened in 1912, Broadway which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1949, Broadway which opened in 1978 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2012.

What awards has Man and Superman been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Stephen Porter and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Laurie Kennedy.

What awards has Man and Superman won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Stephen Porter Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Laurie Kennedy.

What productions of Man and Superman have there been?
Man and Superman has had 6 productions including Broadway which opened in 1905, Broadway which opened in 1912, Broadway which opened in 1947, Broadway which opened in 1949, Broadway which opened in 1978 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2012.