Bedroom Farce

Theatre
Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.
New York, NY
Social / Subscribe


Buy Tickets - Closed Show
Seating Chart
Grosses
CDS/Books/DVDs
Articles

Tony-Winning MEMPHIS Headed to West End in 2014?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2013

When the Tony-winning MEMPHIS closed on Broadway in 2012, producers announced that a West End production was coming soon. According to the UK Daily Mail, soon could be in 2014, at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London's West End, following a scheduled run of THE PAJAMA GAME. (more...)

Natalie Imbruglia To Make Stage Debut In THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE
by Carrie Dunn - Nov 26, 2013

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents a new production of THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE written by Alan Ayckbourn and directed by Laurence Boswell, at the Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 16th- Saturday 26th April 2014, followed by a UK tour (details be to be announced). Making her UK stage debut, NATALIE IMBRUGLIA will play Nikki Wickstead, the victim of a classic Ayckbourn love triangle in a long-awaited revival of one of the most popular plays of the nineties. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

Natalie Imbruglia Makes UK Stage Debut in Theatre Royal Bath's Production of THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Theatre Royal Bath Productions presents a new production of THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE written by Alan Ayckbourn and directed by Laurence Boswell, at the Theatre Royal Bath from Wednesday 16th- Saturday 26th April 2014, followed by a UK tour (details be to be announced). Making her UK stage debut, NATALIE IMBRUGLIA will play Nikki Wickstead, the victim of a classic Ayckbourn love triangle in a long-awaited revival of one of the most popular plays of the nineties. Further casting to be announced. (more...)

FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Receives West Coast Premiere at MTC, 6/5-29
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

To close its 47th Season, Marin Theatre Company will produce the West Coast premiere of Failure: A Love Story by the 'hugely talented Chicago writer' (Chicago Tribune) Philip Dawkins. Directed by MTC's artistic director Jasson Minadakis, this 'enchanted and enchanting' play about love and loss will feature five actors playing multiple characters, using puppets and playing live music both original (by MTC's frequent collaborator Chris Houston, a Berkeley-based composer and musician) and from the era of the play - 1920s Chicago. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen KING LEAR & A A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS Live in HD, 5/22 & 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

King Lear comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse Live in HD on Thursday, May 22, followed by A Small Family Business on Wednesday, June 11, Live in HD from National Theatre. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre to Present MEMPHIS, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

Memphis, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday, May 27 for a limited engagement! (more...)

BWW Reviews: The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR Keeps Audience Laughing
by Jimmy Ferraro - May 5, 2014

The Carrollwood Players production of 'The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR' keeps the audience laughing. And so if you like a fun-filled 'Bedroom Farce', Go See 'The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR' and see for yourself what all the laughter is about! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MEMPHIS, Coming to the Capitol Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre tonight, May 27 for a limited engagement. Get a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)

The Capitol Theatre to Present MEMPHIS, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2014

Memphis, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre today, May 27 for a limited engagement! (more...)

A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS to Be Screened at Ridgefield Playhouse, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn's A Small Family Business will delight when it is seen Live in HD from London's National Theatre on Wednesday, June 25, at 6 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Coming to Harris Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Critically acclaimed MEMPHIS won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro); four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score (David Bryan & Joe DiPietro) and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo). Now this multi-award winning production is making a limited stop at Harris Center for the Arts. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre to Present WOMAN IN MIND, 13-28 June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Dundee Rep Ensemble present Woman In Mind by Alan Ayckbourn, and directed by Marilyn Imrie. Performances run Friday 13 to Saturday 28 June. Press Night: Tuesday 17 June, 7pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at MEMPHIS, Coming to the Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday, May 27 for a limited engagement. Get a sneak peek at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse, 4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

On April 12, 2014, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most produced playwrights in the English language, celebrates his 75th birthday. To mark the event, some of his most loyal New Jersey-based theater artists are presenting AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY. The show will trace his remarkable life and career featuring excerpts from such plays as THE NORMAN CONQUESTS, ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR and Bedroom Farce as well as songs from BY JEEVES, a collaboration between Ayckbourn and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. With special permission from Sir Alan, the show will also feature a scene from Ayckbourn's very first play, THE SQUARE CAT, which is unpublished and unavailable for performance. The 1959 comedy has never been seen in the USA and hasn't been performed in more than 50 years. The entire evening is written and directed by Michael T. Mooney, who studied theatre-in-the-round with Ayckbourn at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, England. Mooney has directed ten of the author's plays in the Garden State, including four American premieres. (more...)

John Lithgow to Headline Long Wharf Theatre's 2014 Gala, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award Winner John Lithgow brings his critically acclaimed show, Stories by Heart to celebrate the Long Wharf Theatre 2014 Gala, taking place on Friday, June 6. (more...)

'A Little Piece of a Great Big Soul' Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's OF MICE AND MEN, Beginning Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 18, 2014

Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast and get a sneak peek at the play below! (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Plays Saenger Theatre, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at the Saenger Theatre today, March 11 - 16, for a limited engagement! (more...)

Amphibian Stage Productions Adds National Theatre Live Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Amphibian Stage Productions today announced additional National Theatre Live screenings for 2014, presented in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Productions of King Lear, an encore screening of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and A Small Family Business, broadcast from London, will follow the previously announced screenings of Coriolanus and War Horse in the fifth season of this critically acclaimed series. (more...)

Northwestern Theatre Schedule for Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

A hilarious musical adaptation of a Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, a return engagement of a popular Imagine U family production and a National Theatre Live broadcast of a classic Shakespeare tragedy are highlights of Northwestern University's SummerStage 2014 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Birmingham Repertory Theatre's WOMAN IN MIND, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Dundee Rep Ensemble present Woman In Mind by Alan Ayckbourn, and directed by Marilyn Imrie. The production runs through Saturday 28 June, and officially opens tonight, Tuesday 17 June, 7pm. Check out a first look below! (more...)

A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS Returns to NT, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

A riotous exposure of entrepreneurial greed by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn (Bedroom Farce, A Chorus of Disapproval). A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Laughs Come Easy in DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER at Circle Theatre
by Cassandra Sandros - Jun 12, 2014

In Don't Dress for Dinner, Circle Theatre of Grand Rapids has created an entertaining, well-crafted Bedroom Farce featuring brilliant physical comedy and a whirlwind of action that keeps the audience on the edge of their seat from start to finish. (more...)

Birmingham Repertory Theatre Opens WOMAN IN MIND Tomorrow, June 13-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Dundee Rep Ensemble present Woman In Mind by Alan Ayckbourn, and directed by Marilyn Imrie. The production opens tomorrow June 13 and runs through Saturday 28 June. Press Night: Tuesday 17 June, 7pm. (more...)

Hampton Theatre Company Presents HEROES, Now thru 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

Three high-spirited World War I veterans confined to an old soldiers home seek to rise above their predicament and their limitations in the comedic and often touching 'Heroes,' the second play in the Hampton Theatre Company's 2013-2014 season in Quogue. (more...)

Jennifer Ferrin, Carlo Alban and More to Star in The Old Globe's BETHANY; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Laura Marks's powerful new play Bethany. Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, Bethany will run Jan. 25 - Feb. 23, 2014 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Jan. 25 - Jan. 29. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Great Performances to Feature National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage, 2/14
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage will air on Great Performances, Friday, February 14 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

NATIONAL THEATRE: 50 YEARS ON STAGE, with Maggie Smith, Ralph Fiennes & More, to Air 2/14 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2014

The National Theatre opened its doors in 1963 with Laurence Olivier as its first director. Eight hundred productions later, the venerable institution celebrates its 50th anniversary with a starry cast of theatrical legends to applaud the remarkable people and plays that have made the NT one of the most cherished and creative wellspring's of international theater: from premieres of plays by Tom Stoppard, Peter Shaffer, Harold Pinter, Alan Bennett and David Hare, to outstanding revivals of classic plays and musicals. (more...)

Broadway's Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock to Lead Kneehigh's BRIEF ENCOUNTER at the Wallis, Beg. 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The Broadway Cast - led by Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock - will appear in the internationally celebrated Kneehigh production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter, which will have a 43-performance limited engagement at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts February 15 to March 23, 2014 (press opening February 19). Yelland and Sturrock are joined by fellow New York cast members Joe Alessi, Dorothy Atkinson, Damon Daunno, and Annette Laughlin. Musician David Brown appeared in the show in the UK and musician James Gow joins the company for The Wallis engagement. (more...)

Jennifer Ferrin, Carlo Alban and More to Star in The Old Globe's BETHANY; Cast & Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Laura Marks's powerful new play Bethany. Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, Bethany will run Jan. 25 - Feb. 23, 2014 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Jan. 25 - Jan. 29. (more...)

NOISES OFF to Open 2/1 at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with sardines and lingerie in NOISES OFF, a comic romp by Michael Frayn about the outrageous exploits of a company of actors which opens Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Carrollwood Players' WHO MAID WHO? - Naughty, Bawdy, Fun!
by Jimmy Ferraro - Jan 13, 2014

The audience repeatedly howled with laughter. One patron exclaimed. 'I can't remember when I laughed so hard!' Another patron, (while trying to catch her breath), said 'This is hilarious!' And, LAUGHTER, is precisely how the audience reacted time and time again, at the Carrollwood Players current production of the farce, 'WHO MAID WHO?', by David Lassig. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour to Play Saenger Theatre, 3/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Single tickets start at $26 and will go on sale, Friday, Jan 17, at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at the Saenger Theatre Box Office, BroadwayInNewOrleans.com and all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (800) 982-2787. Group sales are offered for groups of 10 or more and are available by calling (504) 287-0372. (more...)

Limelight Theatre Opens SEASON'S GREETINGS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Limelight Theatre is staging Season's Greetings as its first production of 2014, a black and farcical comedy about a dysfunctional family Christmas. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Limelight Theatre to Present SEASON'S GREETINGS, Begin. 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Limelight Theatre is staging Season's Greetings as its first production of 2014, a black and farcical comedy about a dysfunctional family Christmas. (more...)

Kate Burton and Son Morgan Ritchie to Lead Huntington Theatre Company's THE SEAGULL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Real-life mother and son Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton (The Corn is Green, The Cherry Orchard, Hedda Gabler at the Huntington) and Morgan Ritchie (The Corn is Green) will play mother and son onstage together for the first time when they return to the Huntington Theatre Company for a lush new production of Anton Chekhov's passionate classic The Seagull. Huntington favorite Maria Aitken (The Cocktail Hour, Betrayal) will direct the Paul Schmidt translation of the classic of world drama about love, missed connections, and what it means to be an artist. Performances of The Seagull begin at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre on March 7, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CAUGHT IN THE NET Catches Out-Loud Laughs at Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - Feb 27, 2014

Victor Legaretta is back as London cabbie John Smith, king of the bigamists, with a new dilemma -- his children by his two wives just may start dating, with no idea they have the same father. Insanity follows. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Broadway's Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock Lead Kneehigh's BRIEF ENCOUNTER at the Wallis, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2014

The Broadway Cast - led by Hannah Yelland and Tristan Sturrock - will appear in the internationally celebrated Kneehigh production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter, which will have a 43-performance limited engagement at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts today, February 15 to March 23, 2014 (press opening February 19). (more...)

THIRTEEN's Great Performances Features National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage will air on Great Performances, tonight, February 14 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (check local listings). (more...)

Breaking News: 'MUCH ADO' with Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater & KING LEAR with John Lithgow Set for The Public's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Public Theater announced the line-up today for the 2014 free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 52-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joe Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. This summer, free Shakespeare in the Park will feature a comedy and a tragedy with Jack O'Brien directing MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and Daniel Sullivan directing KING LEAR. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Opens 2/25 at Broward Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

MEMPHIS, the 2010 TonyŽ Award Winner for Best Musical, opens at Broward Center For The Performing Arts February 25th for a limited two week engagement! (more...)

NOISES OFF Opens Tonight at Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with sardines and lingerie in NOISES OFF, a comic romp by Michael Frayn about the outrageous exploits of a company of actors which opens tonight, February 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District. The production continues Wednesdays through Sundays through February 23, with low-priced previews on Wednesday, January 29 at 7 p.m., Thursday, January 30 at 8 p.m. and Friday, January 31 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Hampton Theatre Company to Present HEROES, 1/9-26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Three high-spirited World War I veterans confined to an old soldiers home seek to rise above their predicament and their limitations in the comedic and often touching 'Heroes,' the second play in the Hampton Theatre Company's 2013-2014 season in Quogue. (more...)

Review Roundup: STEPHEN WARD Opens in the West End- UPDATED!
by Review Roundups - Dec 20, 2013

Stephen Ward, which has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by playwright Christopher Hamptonand lyricist Don Black, opens tonight, 19 December 2013 at the Aldwych Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Melissa Pritchett and More Set for Alley Theatre's COMMUNICATING DOORS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Alan Ayckbourn's science fiction comedy Communicating Doors. Eleven plays penned by Alan Ayckbourn have been produced by the Alley, including the American premiere of Henceforward, directed by Ayckbourn, in 1987 and House & Garden in 2002. Alan Ayckbourn has been inducted into the American Theatre's Hall of Fame, received the 2010 Critics' Circle Award for Services to the Arts, became the first British playwright to receive both Olivier and Tony Special Lifetime Achievement Awards and was knighted in 1997 for services to the theatre. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast MEDEA, Starring Helen McCrory, Sept 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of Euripides' Greek tragedy MEDEA, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell and starring Helen McCrory in the title role. The production will be broadcast live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday September 4 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Coming to Harris Center, 5/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Critically acclaimed MEMPHIS won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro); four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score (David Bryan & Joe DiPietro) and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo). Now this multi-award winning production is making a limited stop at Harris Center for the Arts. (more...)

AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY Presented at Black River Playhouse Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Tonight, April 12, 2014, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, one of the most produced playwrights in the English language, celebrates his 75th birthday. To mark the event, some of his most loyal New Jersey-based theater artists are presenting AYCKBOURN AT 75: A THEATICAL BIRTHDAY PARTY. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 45