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'"é3Sí£(í&JUDITHFISHER STAGE?=^ "^^fine«'J University There's bound to be an adaptation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL playing at a theatre near you, but because most of them close before the end of December 1997, Tve not included many. But I have included several productions in major U.S. cities, should you be travelling south during the upcoming conference season. CANADA: SASKATCHEWAN Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens Globe Theatre, Regina· 18 - 30 April 1998 · A new adaptation by Richard Ouzounian. UNITED STATES: ASHLAND Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekov Oregon Shakespeare Festival· 22 April - 31 October 1998 · ATLANTA Candida by George Bernard Shaw Actor's Express·20 February - 5 April 1998 · The Turn of the Screw by Henry James· 24 April - 31 May 1998 · Actor's Express Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher. CHICAGO The Seagull by Anton Chekov Josephine Louis Theatre, Northwestern University · 24 April - 3 May 1998 · This production by the Theatre Department ofthe University is being presented as part of the international conference "Chekov in Performance" to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the Moscow Art Theatre's first production. DALLAS An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde Dallas Theatre Centre· 14 January - 8 February 1998 · 300 Victorian Review NEW YORK Jekyll and Hyde Plymouth Theatre, NYC· still running · This musical adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel by Leslie Bricusse and Frank Wildhorn, directed by Robin Phillips, now stars Robert Cuccioli, Linda Eder and Christine Noll. A Flea in Her Ear by George Feydeau Roundabout Theatre, NYC· 1 1 February - 3 May 1998 · Adapted by Jean-Marie Beset: translated by Mark OOonnell. Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw Irish Repertory, NYC 7"Ae Heiress by Henry James Syracuse Stage, Syracuse Adapted by Ruth and Augustus Goetz. PHILADELPHIA Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen Arden Theatre Company SAN FRANCISCO Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller American Conservatory Theatre SEATTLE Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Bathhouse Theatre Adapted by Gale Fury Childs. An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde Seattle Repertory Theatre • opened 24 November 1997 · - 27 February - 8 March 1998 · • 22 January - 8 March 1998 ·¦26 March -26 April 1998· 21 April -31 May 1998·¦ 7 March - 12 April 1998 · ENGLAND: LONDON Oliver by Lionel Bart London Palladium· still running · This musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel now stars Jim Dale as Fagin. The Magistrate by Arthur Wing Pinero Savoy Theatre Stars Ian Richardson.¦ opened 9 December 1997 · On Stage301 An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen Olivier, Royal National Theatre· until 22 January 1998 · Adapted by Christopher Hampton, designed by John Napier, starring Sir Ian McKellan. Cyrano De Bergerac by Edmond Rostand Lyric Theatre· opened 27 November 1997 · A new version by Anthony Burgess, starring Anthony Sher. Little Eyotf by Henrik Ibsen The Pit, Barbican Centre· until 7 February 1998 · Royal Shakespeare Company's production, directed by Adrian Noble. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Springfield Theatre, Bounds Green road· until 1 1 January 1998 · David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Greenwich Theatre· until 24 January 1998 · ...


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