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on -m¡M STAGE "* W ^5* '***JUDITHHSHER ^*Queen's University The New Year looks promising, although in die West End in London, England it's hard to find a play amongst all die musicals. If anyone feels like setting a tune to die following list of offerings, we could send it to Cameron Mackintosh or BiU Kenwright for consideration! BRITISH COLUMBIA: The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz Vancouver Playhouse· 17 March - 12 April · Based on Henry James's novel Washington Square, The Heiress won the Tony Award for Best Revival in 1995. This is a co-production with Theatre Calgary. SASKATCHEWAN: Nicholas Nickleby adapted by Richard Ouzounian Globe Theatre, Regina· 17 April - 30 April · ONTARIO: Hound of the Baskervilles adapted by Tim KeUy Theatre Aquarius, Hamilton· 13 February - 1 March · Directed by Max Reimer Jane Eyre by John Caird and Paul Gordon Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto· to 1 February · This new version of Charlotte Bronte's novel, subtided "A Musical Love Story," stars Maria Schaffel as Jane and Andiony CriveUo as Rochester. NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Jane Eyre by John Caird and Paul Gordon This musical version of Charlotte Bronte's novel is scheduled to open on Broadway in March 1997. The Brontes also feature in The Bronte Cycle: Flowers of Fancy and The Seduction of Charlotte Bronte by John O'Keefe, at Clarence Brown Theatre Company, KnoxviUe, Tennessee, April 10 - May 3 (in rep) and 224 Victorian Review Wuthering! Heights! The! Musical! by Eddie Levi Lee and Edd Key at The Empty Space Theatre, Seattle, Washington, on May 28! Jeckyll and Hyde by Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse This musical thriller based on Robert Louis Stevenson's novel is expected to open on Broadway in February after a national tour. The Three Sisters by Anton Chekov, translated by Michelle Minnick La Mama Experimental Theater Club Directed by Richard Schechner The Three Sisters Roundabout Theatre Company Directed by Scott Elliot Elsewhere Across the United States: Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen Alabama Shakespeare Festival (in rep) Dracula adapted by Steven Dietz Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, California also at: The Empty Space Theatre, Seattle, Washington 16 January - 2 February · 22 January - 6 April · > 4 March - 26 July · 15 March - 20 April · 19 February - 29 March · Uncle Vanya by Chekov, adapted by David Mamet San Diego Repertory Theatre· 14 March - 13 April · Dorian Gray adapted from Oscar Wilde by John McCrite Bailiwick Repertory, Chicago, Illinois· 6 January - 10 March · The Turn of the Screw adapted from Henry James by Jeffrey Hatcher Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Ohio also at: Oregon Shakespeare Festival (in rep) LONDON, ENGLAND: Oliver by Lionel Bart London Palladium Robert Lindsay is now playing Fagin 7 January - 2 February · 19 March - 5 April · booking until 31 May · On Stage225 The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov The Albery Theatre· closes 25 January · An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde The Old Vic· extended 25 January · A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Frank McGuinness The Playhouse· booking to 1 1 January · Stars Janet McTeer as Nora Sir Peter HaU and his company take over die Old Vic Theatre for an extensive 1997 season which will include: Waste by Harley GranviUe Barker The Old Vic· opens 14 March · Directed by Peter HaU, starring Michael Pennington and Felicity Kendal. The Seagull by Anton Chekov, translated by Tom Stoppard The Old Vic· opens 9 May · Also directed by Peter Hall, and starring Michael Pennington and Felicity Kendal. ...


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