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on -mM STAGE FW JUDITH FISHER Queen's University As this is Chris Hosgood's last Victorian Review as editor, I should Uke to put him "on stage" for a moment and thank him for being such a good editor and fun to work with. He wUl be missed. Pickings in Victorian theatre are a little sUm at the moment except for the Shaw Festival and GBS offerings elsewhere. Here's a bit of trivia for future reference and nothing to do with the stage, a new EngUsh film version of Dickens' OLIVER TWIST is currently being shot in Prague! CANADA: ONTARIO: Platonov by Anton Chekov DuMaurierTheatre Centre, Toronto· 3 - 17 September 1999 · Produced by the SoulpepperTheatre Company Oliver based on novel by Charles Dickens Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto· 4 November - 19 December 1999 · Musical by Lionel Bart, produced by Cameron Mackintosh Hard Times, For These Times based on novel by Charles Dickens National Arts Centre. Ottawa· May 2000· Adapted by Michael O'Brien, directed by Marti Maraden. SHAW FESTIVAL, NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE: The Shaw Festival wiU mail its handbook and brochure on request Telephone: (905) 468-2153 or 1-800-511-SHAW (7429); Fax: (905) 468-5438; and internet at . Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw Festival Theatre· I May -31 October 1999· Getting Married by George Bernard Shaw Court House Theatre· 14 May - 26 September 1999 · The Madras House by Hariey Granville Barker Court House Theatre· 1 1 June - 26 September 1999 · Directed by Neil Munro. On Stage83 Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov Court House Theatre· 6 August - 25 September 1999 · Starring Michael BaIL Waterloo by Arthur Conan Doyle Lunchtime Theatre at the Royal George· 5 June - 25 July 1999 · Village Wooing by George Bernard Shaw Lunchtime Theatre at the Royal George· 1 July - 19 September 1999 · STRATFORD FESTIVAL THEATRE: Telephone: (519) 273-1600 or 1-800-567-1600; Fax: (519) 273-6173; and internet at . Dracula based on novel by Bram Stoker Avon Theatre· 2 June - 7 November 1999 · A new musical with book and lyrics by Richard Ouzounian, music by MarekNorman. NOVA SCOTIA: The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol NeptuneTheatre, Halifax· 30 March - 23 April 2000 · Adapted by Ronald Eyre, based on the Canadian translation by Michael Schonberg. UNITED STATES: NEW YORK: Jekyll and Hyde based on novel by R.L. Stevenson Plymouth Theatre· continuing · Musical with book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, music by Frank Wildhom. Directed by Robin Phillips. Peter Pan based on novel by J.M. Barrie Gershwin Theatre· until 29 August 1999 · Directed by Glenn Casal, starring Cathy Rigby. 84Victorian Review UNITED KINGDOM: LONDON: A Month In the Country by Ivan Turgenev The Pit, Barbican Centre«in rep· RSC production, adapted by Brian Priel. directed by Michael Attenborough. Widowers' Houses by George Bernard Shaw Cottosloe, Royal National Theatre· opens 2 December, in rep · Directed by Fiona Shaw. An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley Gairick Theatre· continuing· Alison Fiske has returned to the cast as Mrs. Biding. Candida by George Bernard Shaw New EndTheatre, Hampstead· continuing· Stan Paula Wilcox. Jane Eyre based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte New Ambassadors«24 November -24 December 1999· Adapted by PollyTeale. Cinderella pantomime Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford· 16 December 1999 - 14 January 2000 · Peter Pan based on the novel by J.M Barrie Wimbledon Theatre· 10 December 1999 - 23 January 2000 · STRATFORD: Don Carlos by Friedrich Schüler RSC in Stratford-on-Avon· June - September 1999 in rep · Look for this production next aeason at the Barbican in London. ...


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