Sunday, 29 January 2017

Saint Joan (1923) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Kamerny theatre, Moscow, in 1924

A scene from Saint Joan (1923) written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced by Alexander Tairov, starring Alisa Koonen in role of Joan, at the Kamerny theatre (founded in 1914) in Moscow on October 21, 1924





Saint Joan (1923) written by George Bernard Shaw at Théâtre des Arts, Paris, under the direction of Georges Pitoëff on April 28, 1925

A scene from Saint Joan (Sainte Jeanne1923) written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Théâtre des Arts, Paris, under the direction of Georges Pitoëff (1884 - 1939), on April 28, 1925




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Saturday, 28 January 2017

Man and Superman (1901-02) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Lessing Theater, Berlin, under the direction of Karlheinz Martin in May, 1926

Some scenes from Man and Superman (Mensch und Übermensch 1901-02) written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced under the direction of Karl Heinz Martin (1886-1948) at the Lessing Theater, Berlin, on May 10,  1926






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Man and Superman (1901-02) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Hudson Theater, New York City, in 1905-06

Two scenes from Man and Superman (1901-02) written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Hudson Theater, New York City, running for 192 performances from Sep. 5, 1905 to 1906


Clara Bloodgood stars in Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman in 1905



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Friday, 27 January 2017

Major Barbara (1905) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Theater am Kurfürstendamm, Berlin under the direction of Karlheinz Martin around 1935

A scene from Major Barbara (1905) written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Theater am Kurfürstendamm, Berlin under the direction of Karl Heinz Martin (1886-1948) around 1935




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The Doctor's Dilemma (1906) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Deutsches Theatre, Berlin, around 1910

A scene from The Doctor's Dilemma (Des Doktors Dilemma 1906) written by the British playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Deutsches Theatre, Berlin, around 1910





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Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Fanny's First Play (1910-11) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced at the Josefstadt Theatre, Wien, in 1926

A scene from Fanny's First Play (Fannys erstes Stück, 3-act-comedy, 1910-11)  written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Josefstadt Theatre, Vienna, on September 17, 1926







Mrs. Warren’s Profession (1893) written by George Bernard Shaw and produced in the Josefstadt Theatre, Wien, in 1927

A scene from Mrs. Warren’s Profession (Frau Warrens Gewerbe 1893) written by the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) and produced at the Josefstadt Theatre, Vienna, on March 15, 1927








Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Salome (1893) written by Oscar Wilde and perfomed at the Berlin's Kleines Theatre under the direction of Max Reinhardt in November, 1902

A scene from Salome (1893) written by the Irish playwright Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) and performed at the Berlin's Kleines Theatre (Little Theatre) under the direction of Max Reinhardt (1873-1943) in November, 1902

 




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The School for Scandal (1777) written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan and performed at the Drury Lane, London, in 1778

A stage sketch of The School for Scandal (1777) written by the British playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816) and first performed at the Drury Lane Theatre, London, on May 8, 1777






Saturday, 21 January 2017

Volpone ("sly fox", 1605-06) written by Ben Jonson and produced at the Volkesbühne, Berlin, around 1920

A scene from Volpone (Italian for "sly fox", first stage in 1605-06) written by the English playwright Ben Jonson (1572 - 1637) and produced at the Volkesbühne, Berlin, around 1920





Macbeth written by William Shakespeare and produced in Germany with Violet Vanbrugh playing Lady Macbeth in 1913

A scene from Macbeth written by the English playwright William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) and produced in Germany with Violet Vanbrugh (1867 - 1942) playing Lady Macbeth in 1913






Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare and produced at the Kamerny Theatre, Moscow under the direction of Alexander Y. Tairov in 1922

A scene from Romeo and Juliet written by the English playwright William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) and produced at the Kamerny Theatre, Moscow, under the direction of Alexander Y. Tairov (1885 - 1950) with designs by Alexandra Exter (1882 - 1949), in 1922




Monday, 16 January 2017

Romeo and Juliet written by William Shakespeare and produced in the Deutshces Theater, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt with Alexander Moissi as Romeo and Eibenshutz as Juliet in 1907

Scenes from Romeo and Juliet (Romeo und Juliewritten by the English playwright William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) and produced in the Deutsches Theater, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt with Alexander Moissi (1879-1935) as Romeo and Camilla Eibenschütz as Juliet in 1907













The Merchant of Venice written by William Shakespeare and produced in France with Jamie? playing Shylock around 1920

A scene from The Merchant of Venice (Le Marchand de Venisewritten by the English playwright William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)  and produced in France with Jamie? playing Shylock around 1920




Friday, 13 January 2017

A photo of Violet Vanbrugh as Portia in The Merchant of Venice written by Shakespeare and produced at Windsor Castle in 1905

A photograph of Violet Vanbrugh (1867-1942) as Portia in The Merchant of Venice written by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)  and produced with Arthur Bourchier (as Shylock) at Windsor Castle in 1905





Violet Vanbrugh as Anne Boleyn

Thursday, 12 January 2017

A photograph of Frank R. Beson (1858-1939) playing Mark Anthony in Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare in 1911

A photograph of Frank R. Beson (1858 - 1939) playing Mark Anthony in Julius Caesar of 1911 written by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)



Benson in the role of Richard III

Benson in the role of Romeo

F. R. Benson, knighted by King George V

Benson appearing in Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, 1893.

Benson as Petruchio from a 1901 performance of The Taming of the Shrew