George Bernard Shaw
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We ask how George Bernard Shaw is being remembered in a contemporary context through street art and his birthplace on Synge Street.

The Enduring Legacy of George Bernard Shaw
The announcement was made at yesterday's Keel Laying Ceremony in Babcock Appledore in Devon where the latest ship is being assembled.

New Irish Naval Service Ship to be named LÉ George Bernard Shaw
Over the centuries, many playwrights have written interpretations of the story of Joan of Arc, each writer using the 15th-century French heroine as a framework for his own philosophies. These include Friedrich von Schiller, Maxwell Anderson, Bertolt Brecht and Jean Anouilh. Even William Shakespeare…

Live Simulcast Of 'Saint Joan' In CT Theaters
Updated to a minimalist live/work space full of digital sound manipulation, Headlong’s production plays on the pain of judging people by how they speak

Pygmalion review – Higgins the hipster bleeps Shaw into the 21st century
George Bernard Shaw was adamant that “there are no villains” in his play “Saint Joan.” Those who wrongly convicted Joan of Arc on heresy charges did so in good faith, he contended. But director Jos…

London Theater Review: ‘Saint Joan’ With Gemma Arterton
On this day in 1962 George Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the Lion was published in a new "fonetic alfabet," as commissioned by his will.

Those who bought into Shaw's dream of a cheaper, more rational alphabet were instructed to "Keep the back of the book pressed against your lips, and advance toward the mirror until you are able to see the individual characters clearly enough to be able to...
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Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA like you have never seen...

Helluva Theatre Company's MAJOR BARBARA at the Medicine Show Theatre, NYC

November 11th - November 29th, 2016

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George Bernard Shaw died in Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire, England on this day in 1950 (aged 94).

"As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death."
―from "Overruled" (1912)
George Bernard Shaw's "Mrs. Warren's Profession", his problem play on prostitution, premiered #OTD in 1905 in New York. The play had been performed in England privately starting in 1902, but this was the first public staging. The next day’s papers reviewed it as a "superabundance of foulness," and the morality squad hauled everybody to court on opening night, but the court eventually judged...
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Two soldiers square up over an heiress in Brigid Larmour’s production of this 1894 play that hints teasingly at Shaw’s mature style

Arms and the Man review – a fresh take on Shaw's anti-romcom
Each fall, the fourth-year drama students mount three fully produced plays as they begin what the division calls their bridge to the profession. This season begins with George Bernard Shaw's 1909 farce Misalliance (October 12-16), an inquiry into Edwardian gender roles and marriage mores directed by...

Tackling Shaw's 'Misalliance'
"The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw." But there are dozens of stories, dozens of famous characters and at the book's heart there is genuine love story and a tale of deep friendship.

Fighter and thinker both — remembering overlooked boxing great Gene Tunney
Lantern Theater Company opens its twenty-third season on September 8, 2016 with Mrs. Warren's Profession, George Bernard Shaw's scathing comedy on social hypocrisy and the excesses of capitalism. Directed by Kathryn MacMillan and featuring Mary Martello in the title role, the cast also includes Dav...

Lantern Theater Company Presents George Bernard Shaw's MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was born 160 years ago on July 26, 1856.

Top 10 facts about George Bernard Shaw
The playwright and literary icon George Bernard Shaw was born 160 years ago today.

Flashback: George Bernard Shaw was born 160 years ago today
ShawChicago presents George Bernard Shaw's farce on the fashionable, Misalliance. Performances run September 17 - October 10 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610.

ShawChicago to Present George Bernard Shaw's MISALLIANCE This Fall
Keeping the Nobel Prize winner's former home as a museum hasn't really worked out. So Dublin City Council is looking into giving it a new purpose.

What Will Become of George Bernard Shaw's Birthplace?
MAJOR BARBARA runs through July 10 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sundays at 3:00pm at the Meta Theater, 7801 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles 90046.

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BWW Review: George Bernard Shaw's MAJOR BARBARA Aims to Prove Money and Munitions Rule the World
Letter from George Bernard Shaw responding to James Joyce’s Ulysses

This letter was written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw to Joyce’s patron Sylvia Beach, who had published Ulysses through her bookshop Shakespeare and Company. After receiving a ‘prospectus’ to attract subscribers for the novel, Shaw wrote back to Beach with his views on the novel. He wrote:

‘It is a revolting...
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Letter from George Bernard Shaw responding to James Joyce’s Ulysses