Shaw Reviews for Season 2014-2015

‘Selfie’ – ABC Sitcom
http://www.nerdist.com/2014/05/exclusive-karen-gillan-on-her-upcoming-sitcom-selfie/

Abbey Theatre’s production of Heartbreak House
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2014/aug/26/hearbreak-house-review-george-bernard-shaw

Candida (Bath)
What’s On Stage
http://www.whatsonstage.com/bath-theatre/reviews/07-2013/candida-bath_31299.html

Theatre review: Candida – frustrated vicar seeks good times
The Independent
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/theatre-dance/reviews/theatre-review-candida–frustrated-vicar-seeks-good-times-8707496.html

For period-loving star, a role in ‘Pygmalion
The Boston Globe
http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-art/2013/07/13/for-period-loving-star-robert-sean-leonard-role-pygmalion-professor/WSbo4UY649cKYItKeEg0kI/story.html

Candida – review
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2013/jul/14/candida-shaw-theatre-royal-bath

QUENTIN LETTS: First night review of Candida
Daily Mail Online
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2359952/CANDIDA-Baths-Theatre-Royal-review-QUENTIN-LETTS.html

Theater Reviews: ‘Pygmalion‘ and ‘The Chosen’
Saratogian News
http://www.saratogian.com/general-news/20130724/theater-reviews-pygmalion-amd-the-chosen

AT THE SHAW: Tom Stoppard’s messy, masterful Arcadia
Niagara Falls Review
http://www.niagarafallsreview.ca/2013/07/28/at-the-shaw-tom-stoppards-messy-masterful-arcadia

Jeering at Gender Roles in Victorian England
The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/17/theater/reviews/shaws-you-never-can-tell-at-the-pearl-theater.html?_r=0

Shaw enough, bubbly rom-com still telling
New York Post
http://nypost.com/2013/09/17/shaw-enough-bubbly-rom-com-still-telling/

SFist Reviews: ‘Major Barbara’ at A.C.T.
sFist
http://sfist.com/2014/01/19/sfist_reviews_major_barbara_at_act.php

BWW Reviews: ACT’s MAJOR BARBARA a Major Triumph
Broadway World
http://www.broadwayworld.com/san-francisco/article/BWW-Reviews-ACTs-MAJOR-BARBARA-a-Major-Triumph-20140120#.U6mG487VVw0

Review: ‘Major Barbara’ at ACT shows George Bernard Shaw at his most biting
San Jose Mercury News
http://www.mercurynews.com/entertainment/ci_24927084/review-major-barbara-at-act-shows-george-bernard

Washington Stage Guild gives mostly thrilling voice to Shaw’s relevant ‘Back to Methuselah’
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/washington-stage-guild-gives-mostly-thrilling-voice-to-shaws-relevant-back-to-methuselah/2014/02/25/383e21e4-9e41-11e3-9ba6-800d1192d08b_story.html?tid=hpModule_5fb4f58a-8a7a-11e2-98d9-3012c1cd8d1e

BWW Reviews: Washington Stage Guild Tackles Shaw’s Epic BACK TO METHUSELAH
Broadway World
http://www.broadwayworld.com/washington-dc/article/BWW-Reviews-Washington-Stage-Guild-Tackles-Shaws-Epic-BACK-TO-METHUSELAH-20140225#.U6mGPM7VVw2

BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park’s HIGGINS IN HARLEM Takes Shaw Uptown
Broadway World
http://www.broadwayworld.com/connecticut/article/BWW-Reviews-Playhouse-on-Parks-HIGGINS-IN-HARLEM-Takes-Shaw-Uptown-20140308#.U6mF9c7VVw0

Stage review: Playhouse on Park’s “Higgins in Harlem” is Shaw with an uptown twist
Journal Inquirer
http://www.journalinquirer.com/living/stage-review-playhouse-on-park-s-higgins-in-harlem-is/article_7d0fe8f6-a9fa-11e3-9d41-001a4bcf887a.html

Review: Pygmalion (Theatre Royal, Brighton, until Saturday, March 22)
West Sussex County Times
http://www.wscountytimes.co.uk/what-s-on/out-about/review-pygmalion-theatre-royal-brighton-until-saturday-march-22-1-5942878

Theater review: RVP’s ‘Arms‘ spoofs war, class distinctions
Marin Independent Journal
http://www.marinij.com/entertainment/ci_25377685/theater-review-rvps-arms-spoofs-war-class-distinctions

Pittsburgh Public Theater will be staging George Bernard Shaw classic ‘Candida
Tribune-Review
http://triblive.com/aande/theaterarts/5876586-74/candida-theater-shaw#axzz35Z6DaxiV

Review: Arms And The Man, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
Daily Post Wales News
http://www.dailypost.co.uk/whats-on/arts-culture-news/review-arms-man-clwyd-theatr-7084829

BWW Reviews: Main Street Theater’s HEARTBREAK HOUSE is Thought Provoking Social Commentary
Broadway World
http://www.broadwayworld.com/houston/article/BWW-Reviews-Main-Street-Theaters-HEARTBREAK-HOUSE-is-Thought-Provoking-Social-Commentary-20140509#.U6mC787VVw0

Review: Arms And The Man at Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold
WalesOnline
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/review-arms-man-clwyd-theatr-7086700

Review: Arms and the Man shoots straight to open Shaw season
Welland Tribune
http://www.wellandtribune.ca/2014/05/10/review-arms-and-the-man-shoots-straight-to-open-shaw-season

Theatre review: The Philanderer at Long Beach Playhouse
Signal Tribune Newspaper
http://www.signaltribunenewspaper.com/?p=23891

Shaw Festival’s ‘Arms and the Man’ delightful, powerful
NiagarathisWeek
http://www.niagarathisweek.com/whatson-story/4546734-shaw-festival-s-arms-and-the-man-delightful-powerful/

Review: Pygmalion at Milton Keynes Theatre
MKWEB
http://www.mkweb.co.uk/News/Review-Pygmalion-at-Milton-Keynes-Theatre-20140530115954.htm

Long Beach Playhouse’s ‘Philanderer’ is a decent look at George Bernard Shaw’s early work
Press-Telegram
http://www.presstelegram.com/arts-and-entertainment/20140527/long-beach-playhouses-philanderer-is-a-decent-look-at-george-bernard-shaws-early-work

Forestburgh’s My Fair Lady is loverly
The River Reporter
http://www.riverreporter.com/artsandleisure/4302/2014/06/20/forestburgh-my-fair-lady-loverly

Shaw Festival Review: Arms and a Man
ShalomLife
http://www.shalomlife.com/culture/24353/shaw-festival-review-arms-and-a-man/

Revolutionary Spirit Shines Through in ‘Devil’s Disciple’
Tap into Madison
http://thealternativepress.com/articles/revolutionary-spirit-shines-through-in-devils-dhttp://thealternativepress.com/articles/revolutionary-spirit-shines-through-in-devils-d

‘When We Are Married’ is a nearly perfect play at Shaw
The Buffalo News
http://www.buffalonews.com/city-region/when-we-are-married-is-a-nearly-perfect-play-at-shaw-20140626

Devil’s Disciple’ staged in Madison
Daily Record
http://www.dailyrecord.com/story/entertainment/theater/2014/06/27/devils-disciple-staged-madison/11353459/

A charming ‘Pygmalion‘ staged at The Pear
San Jose Mercury News
http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_26029539/charming-pygmalion-staged-at-pear

Theater review: Shaw’s ‘Heartbreak House’ long, but acting in Tremont production quite good
The News-Herald
http://www.news-herald.com/arts-and-entertainment/20140616/theater-review-shaws-heartbreak-house-long-but-acting-in-tremont-production-quite-good

Heartbreak House-Norman Lloyd
Show Business History In The Making
http://blogs.indiewire.com/leonardmaltin/show-business-history-in-the-making-20140909#
Blogs by Leonard Maltin
September 9, 2014

Letter: Spend some time with Shaw
Concord Monitor
http://www.concordmonitor.com/community/town-by-town/newlondon/12317585-95/letter-spend-some-time-with-shaw

Pygmalion, Dolman Theatre, Newport
South Wales Argus
http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/leisure/entertainments/11277607.Pygmalion___Dolman_Theatre__Newport/

BWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway’s ANDROCLES AND THE LION (Original Television Cast Recording) is Ebullient and Glee Inducing
BWW Music World
http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/BWW-CD-Reviews-Masterworks-Broadways-ANDROCLES-AND-THE-LION-Original-Television-Cast-Recording-is-Ebullient-and-Glee-Inducing-20140611#.U82kZkDVVw0

BWW Reviews: HEARTBREAK HOUSE a Long Sit, But the Acting Quality May Make It Worth the Effort
BWW Music World
http://www.broadwayworld.com/cleveland/article/BWW-Reviews-HEARTBREAK-HOUSE-a-Long-Sit-But-the-Acting-Quality-May-Make-It-Worth-the-Effort-20140616#.U82koEDVVw0

Saint Joan: Arts Club plumbs the depths of George Bernard Shaw’s great work about the French heroine
The Province
http://www.theprovince.com/entertainment/Saint+Joan+Arts+Club+plumbs+depths+George+Bernard+Shaw+great+work+about+French+heroine/10314823/story.html

The Shaw Must Go On: David Staller Makes the Case for the Writer’s Many Facets
American Theatre
http://americantheatre.org/2014/10/the-shaw-must-go-on-david-staller-makes-the-case-for-the-writers-many-facets/

The Devil Wears Red Sneakers in Don Juan in Hell, a Shavian Dream Debate
Gaper’s Block
http://gapersblock.com/ac/2014/10/27/the-devil-wears-red-sneakers-in-don-juan-in-hell-a-shavian-dream-debate/

Twain and Shaw Do Lunch’ is light, entertaining
The Tennessean
http://www.tennessean.com/story/life/arts/2014/11/08/twain-shaw-lunch-light-entertaining/18714511/

Review: Long Beach Playhouse presents light-weight but biting work of Shaw
Press Telegram Theater
http://www.presstelegram.com/arts-and-entertainment/20141110/review-long-beach-playhouse-presents-light-weight-but-biting-work-of-shaw

Theatre review: Shaw’s Saint Joan stuns in spectacular fashion
Vancouver Courier
http://www.vancourier.com/entertainment/theatre/theatre-review-shaw-s-saint-joan-stuns-in-spectacular-fashion-1.1495186

Arcadia: A scintillating Tom Stoppard play
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/theatre-and-performance/arcadia-a-scintillating-tom-stoppard-play/article21524286/?cmpid=rss1

2015 Season

Vancouver’s ‘Saint Joan’ Is Beige When It Should Lift Off The Page
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/michael-groberman/vancouver-saint-joan_b_6111844.html

Village Wooing/How He Lied to Her Husband review – short, sharp Shaw
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/jan/11/village-wooing-how-he-lied-to-her-husband-tristan-bates-london-review

Theatre round-up: Widower’s Houses and The Grand Tour Reviews
Express
http://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/theatre/551299/Theatre-round-up-Widower-s-Houses-and-The-Grand-Tour-Reviews

Time To Slum It With Shaw Again
Morning Star
http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-5d44-Time-to-slum-it-with-Shaw-again#.VLVyv2TF_1g

A spare but riveting ‘Saint Joan’ at Central Square
The Boston Globe
http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/theater-dance/2015/01/19/spare-but-riveting-saint-joan-central-square/biaOVRYGSpkBAvdwUH2kCN/story.html

REP’s sparkling ‘Millionairess:’ “masterpiece of directing”
Delaware Online
http://www.delawareonline.com/story/life/2015/01/26/reps-sparkling-millionairess-masterpiece-directing/22325101/

Most interesting’ women behind latest REP production
Newark Post
http://www.newarkpostonline.com/features/article_01c75708-2d05-5db7-a855-2831c1468871.html

Review: ‘Misalliance’ misalligned
Newsworks
http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/78026-review-misalliance-misalligned-

Review: MISALLIANCE
Philly.com
http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/290420646.html

Ralph Fiennes and Simon Godwin: our satanic take on Shaw’s Superman
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/feb/05/ralph-fiennes-simon-godwin-man-and-superman-interview

100 years of Man and Superman: Michael Holroyd on Bernard Shaw
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/feb/07/michael-holroyd-on-bernard-george-100-years-of-man-and-superman

Review: Shaw’s bad-match fest is a good show
Philly
http://articles.philly.com/2015-02-04/entertainment/58757319_1_misalliance-lord-summerhays-john-tarleton

George Bernard Shaw and David Hare: the political theatre that gets better with age
NewStatesman
http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2015/03/george-bernard-shaw-and-david-hare-political-theatre-gets-better-age

Not even Fiennes can help out Shaw’: Man and superman and Closer reviews
Express
http://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/theatre/562475/Man-and-superman-Closer-reviews

BWW Reviews: Washington Stage Guild’s Captivating BACK TO METHUSELAH
Broadway World
http://www.broadwayworld.com/washington-dc/article/BWW-Reviews-Washington-Stage-Guilds-Captivating-BACK-TO-METHUSELAH-20150302

First Nighter: Fiennes in Shaw’s ‘Man and Superman,’ Patrick Marber’s Revived ‘Closer,’ Mike Bartlett’s New ‘Game’
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-finkle/first-nighter-fiennes-in_b_6822028.html

‘Man and Superman’: Theater Review
The Hollywood Reporter
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/ralph-fiennes-man-superman-theater-777960

Review: Ralph Fiennes Tears Into Shaw’s ‘Man and Superman’ in London
The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/arts/international/review-ralph-fiennes-tears-into-shaws-man-and-superman-in-london.html?emc=eta1&_r=1

Review: ‘Bernard and Bosie’ by Balagula Theatre
Kentucky
http://www.kentucky.com/2015/03/14/3746628/review-bernard-and-bosie-by-balagula.html

London Theater Review: Ralph Fiennes in ‘Man and Superman’
Variety
http://variety.com/2015/legit/reviews/man-and-superman-review-ralph-fiennes-national-1201442165/

Avast! Sunny pirates, a frosty ‘Frozen’ and a forecast from Shaw
Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/avast-sunny-pirates-a-frosty-frozen-and-a-forecast-from-shaw/2015/02/25/2917effe-bc5b-11e4-8668-4e7ba8439ca6_story.html

Man and Superman review – Ralph Fiennes towers as Shaw’s Don Juan
The Guardian
http://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/mar/01/man-and-superman-lyttelton-observer-review-ralph-fiennes

Man and Superman, National Theatre, review: ‘Has Fiennes ever been more in command?’
The Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/theatre-reviews/11432698/Man-and-Superman-National-Theatre-review-Has-Fiennes-ever-been-more-in-command.html

Shaw sees the future: Back to Methuselah
DC Theatre Scene
http://dctheatrescene.com/2015/03/02/shaw-sees-the-future-back-to-methuselah/

Pasadena Playhouse’s ‘Pygmalion’ is more a rethinking than a revival
LA Times
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-pygmalion-shaw-today-20150322-story.html#page=1

‘Pygmalion’ at Pasadena Playhouse explores issues still relevant today
Pasadena Star News
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/arts-and-entertainment/20150320/pygmalion-at-pasadena-playhouse-explores-issues-still-relevant-today

YES, PYGMALION IS THE BASIS OF MY FAIR LADY, BUT IT’S WAY MORE EMPOWERING FOR WOMEN
LA Weekly
http://www.laweekly.com/arts/yes-pygmalion-is-the-basis-of-my-fair-lady-but-its-way-more-empowering-for-women-5448649

Pasadena Playhouse’s ‘Pygmalion’ is a simply delightful
Pasadena Star News
http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/arts-and-entertainment/20150326/pasadena-playhouses-pygmalion-is-a-simply-delightful

Never Can Tell- A Noisy Production
The Hamilton Spectator
http://www.thespec.com/whatson-story/5651846-never-can-tell-a-noisy-production/

George Bernard Shaw pays a rare visit to the Old Globe
The San Diego Reader
http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2015/may/20/theater-shavian-rinse/

Shaw comedy explores the thin line between love and hate
The Buffalo News
http://buffalo.com/2015/05/21/news/theater/theater-reviews/shaw-comedy-explores-the-thin-line-between-love-and-hate/

National Theatre’s “Man and Superman” soars to artistic heights
The Telegraph
http://www.macon.com/2015/05/22/3758296/national-theatres-man-and-superman.html

REVIEW: An amusing and intelligent adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s controversial drama
Mid Sussex Times
http://www.midsussextimes.co.uk/what-s-on/entertainments/review-an-amusing-and-intelligent-adaptation-of-george-bernard-shaw-s-controversial-drama-1-6668365

Caesar and Cleopatra Featuring Christopher Plummer Showing at the Paramount
The Hamlet Hub
http://news.hamlethub.com/katonah/events/1513-caesar-and-cleopatra-featuring-christopher-plummer-showing-at-the-paramount

Ralph Fiennes stars in Bernard Shaw’s Man & Superman
The Union
http://www.theunion.com/entertainment/16300376-113/ralph-fiennes-stars-in-bernard-shaws-man-

A merry, messy start to Shaw season
Well and Tribune
http://www.wellandtribune.ca/2015/05/15/a-merry-messy-start-to-shaw-season

Shaw opener You Never Can Tell too loud, emotionally and literally: review
The Star
http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/stage/2015/05/15/shaw-opener-you-never-can-tell-too-loud-emotionally-and-literally-review.html

Pallas’ Major Barbara gets minor 30’s remake (review)
DC Theatre Scene
http://dctheatrescene.com/2015/05/18/pallas-major-barbara-gets-minor-30s-remake-review/

Ralph Fiennes gives bravura live performance in George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman
The Sydney Morning Herald
http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/movies/ralph-fiennes-gives-bravura-live-performance-in-george-bernard-shaws-man-and-superman-20150625-ghxgh2.html

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park goes beyond The Bard with George Bernard Shaw’s ‘You Never Can Tell’NewsOK
http://newsok.com/oklahoma-shakespeare-in-the-park-goes-beyond-the-bard-with-george-bernard-shaws-you-never-can-tell/article/5430409

Shaw’s modern day Pygmalion still stings
Niagra Falls Review
http://www.niagarafallsreview.ca/2015/06/28/shaws-modern-day-pygmalion-still-stings

Pygmalion: Shaw’s classism study deftly dropped into modern times
The Globe and Mail
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/theatre-and-performance/theatre-reviews/pygmalion-shaws-classism-study-deftly-dropped-into-modern-times/article25184550/

‘This is an age of startups:’ Pygmalion takes a modern turn at the Shaw Festival
The Star
http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/stage/2015/06/28/this-is-an-age-of-startups-pygmalion-takes-a-modern-turn-at-the-shaw-festival.html

THEATRE Des Keogh brings Shaw to life at the Linenhall
The Mayo News
http://www.mayonews.ie/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22202:theatre-des-keogh-brings-shaw-to-life-at-the-linenhall&catid=52:going-out&Itemid=146

Stage reviews: ’60s musical, GBS comedy and Peter Pan prequel make for upbeat Shaw mix
Pittsburgh Post Gazzette
http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/theater-dance/2015/07/19/Stage-reviews-60s-musical-GBS-comedy-and-Peter-Pan-prequel-make-for-upbeat-Shaw-mix/stories/201507190019

Review: This season’s Pygmalion is a modern take on a Shaw classic
Niagra This Week
http://www.niagarathisweek.com/opinion-story/5738815-review-this-season-s-pygmalion-is-a-modern-take-on-a-shaw-classic/

Shaw fest: ‘Pygmalion’ and satisfying ‘lunchtime play’
Democrat&Chronicle
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/lifestyle/columnist/garner/2015/07/16/shaw-fest-pygmalion-satisfying-lunchtime-play/30234833/

Shaw Festival Review: Pygmalian
ShalomLife
http://www.shalomlife.com/culture/29656/shaw-festival-review-pygmalian/

REVIEW: Mrs Warren’s Profession at Cambridge Arts Theatre
Ely Standard
http://www.elystandard.co.uk/what-s-on/theatre/review_mrs_warren_s_profession_at_cambridge_arts_theatre_1_4166180

Provocative period drama
Bromsgrove Advertiser
http://www.bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk/leisure/whatson/13502502.Provocative_period_drama/

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