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National Theatre ( Washington, DC)
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004

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Based on the play What Every Woman Knows by J.M. Barrie

A turn-of-the-century Scottish spinster named Maggie Wylie whose family makes a deal with a young man to pay for his education if he agrees to marry Maggie.


Lisa Kron's WELL, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More Set for Bristol Riverside Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonLisa Kron's WELL, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR & More Set for Bristol Riverside Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a classic, a murder mystery, two musicals, and a heartfelt comedic family tale. (more...)

VIDEO: Ethan Hawke & Greta Gerwig Talk New Film 'Maggie's Plan' on TODAYVIDEO: Ethan Hawke & Greta Gerwig Talk New Film 'Maggie's Plan' on TODAY
by - May 5, 2016

In the new movie “Maggie’s Plan,” Greta Gerwig plays a woman ready to have a child on her own until she falls for a married professor played by Ethan Hawke. (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience Sets New Opening Nights for THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSETheatre for a New Audience Sets New Opening Nights for THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The Father and A Doll's House, Theatre for a New Audience's two plays in rotating repertory directed by Arin Arbus featuring Maggie Lacey and John Douglas Thompson at Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place, have new opening dates: The Father, now in previews, will open Wednesday, May 25, at 7:30pm and A Doll's House will begin previews Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30pm for an opening Tuesday, May 24, at 7:30pm. (more...)

Contemporary Theater Company to Host FAIRY TEA PARTYContemporary Theater Company to Host FAIRY TEA PARTY
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

?The Contemporary Theater Company is celebrating spring with its 3rd Annual Fairy Tea Party on May 28 at 2 pm at the Kinney Azalea Gardens! (more...)

Albany Park Theater Project & Third Rail Projects to Premiere of LEARNING CURVEAlbany Park Theater Project & Third Rail Projects to Premiere of LEARNING CURVE
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

'Learning Curve,' a world premiere immersive performance created by Albany Park Theater Project and Third Rail Projects, will place audiences within the walls of Ellen Gates Starr High School and in the shoes of its students. With each step audiences take through Starr High School, they will experience the real-life triumphs and struggles of Chicago public school students, teachers and parents during the years that hopefully lead to a high school diploma. Produced in partnership with Goodman Theatre, preview performances for 'Learning Curve' begin July 27; the press openings will be July 31 and August 1. Tickets go on sale June 15 for performances through August 28. (more...)

Detroit Public Theatre to Conclude Inaugural Season with DETROIT '67Detroit Public Theatre to Conclude Inaugural Season with DETROIT '67
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Completing its inaugural season, Detroit Public Theatre will present the award-winning Detroit '67 by Dominique Morisseau May 13 - June 5th (CHANGED from the Originally scheduled May 6 - 29 to accommodate a partnership with the prestigious Baltimore Center Stage). (more...)

BIG FISH to Close Out Stages Repertory Theatre's 2015-16 SeasonBIG FISH to Close Out Stages Repertory Theatre's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Mitchell Greco, Artistic Associate and director and choreographer of past Stages productions Xanadu, The Honky Tonk Angels, Girls Night and Life Could Be a Dream, leads a cast of 12 for the finale of Stages' 2015 - 2016 Season, Big Fish. (more...)

BWW Interview: MARA DAVIBWW Interview: MARA DAVI
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 4, 2016

Mara Davi to appear at the Long Wharf Theatre's play, My Paris by Alfred Uhry. (more...)

BWW Review: THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at Capital Repertory TheatreBWW Review: THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at Capital Repertory Theatre
by Gianluca Russo - May 3, 2016

There are very few productions that move me to tears, the last being Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Violet starring Sutton Foster, ironically also based on a woman's journey to happiness. And though I usually stay composed and proper, something about Capital Repertory Theatre's beautiful production of The Trip to Bountiful compelled me to join in on the show's emotional rollercoaster and ponder upon the current state of my own life. (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Opens at Adelaide's Arts Theatre in JuneCAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Opens at Adelaide's Arts Theatre in June
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Audiences will be transported from wintry Adelaide to steamy southern America when Tennessee Williams' classic play CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF opens at the Arts Theatre from June 23 to July 2. (more...)

World Premiere of THE BROONS to Tour ScotlandWorld Premiere of THE BROONS to Tour Scotland
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Broons, Scotland's most famous fictional family, are coming to theatres across the country in a World Premiere stage adaptation by Rob Drummond. The Broons will open at Perth Concert Hall on Tuesday 27 September before dates in Inverness, Kirkcaldy, Stirling, Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. (more...)

THE BROONS to play Theatre Royal, GlasgowTHE BROONS to play Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Broons, Scotland's most famous fictional family, are coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Monday 7 until Saturday 12 November 2016 in a world premiere stage adaptation by Rob Drummond. (more...)

Disney/ABC Television Group Receives 13 DAYTIME EMMY AWARDSDisney/ABC Television Group Receives 13 DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Disney|ABC Television Group received thirteen Daytime Emmy Awards during the '43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.' DATG tied for the most Daytime Emmys of any network at the May 1 ceremony, and additionally received six Daytime Creative Arts Emmys on April 29. (more...)

BWW Review: DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY at Arvada CenterBWW Review: DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY at Arvada Center
by Chris Arneson - May 3, 2016

The musical Death Takes a Holiday, currently playing at the Arvada Center, doesn't just breathe a little life into Death-it makes him out to be a hopeless romantic. (more...)

BWW Review: Spectacular FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Shines Its Way Into Your Heart at the Norris TheatreBWW Review: Spectacular FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Shines Its Way Into Your Heart at the Norris Theatre
by Shari Barrett - May 3, 2016

Based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, Fiddler on the Roof is one of the most beloved stage musicals of all time which so magically weaves music, dance, poignancy and laughter into such an electrifying and unforgettable historical experience. The Tony Award-winning musical has captured the hearts of people all over the world with its treasured tale of family and tradition, especially to those of us who can trace our origins back to the small Jewish Shtetels in Eastern Europe at the turn of the 20th Century. (more...)

The Disco Is Closing Early... Broadway's DISASTER! to Play Final Performance This WeekendThe Disco Is Closing Early... Broadway's DISASTER! to Play Final Performance This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Just announced, Broadway's new musical comedy DISASTER! will play its final performance early on Sunday, May 8, 2016, after playing 32 preview and 72 regular performances at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street). (more...)

WE WILL ROCK YOU Launches Australian Tour in Sydney This WeekWE WILL ROCK YOU Launches Australian Tour in Sydney This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

?The new Australian production of the worldwide smash hit musical WE WILL ROCK YOU will explode onto the stage at the Sydney Lyric Theatre tomorrow night, Thursday 5 May at 8pm, officially commencing its new national tour. (more...)

Fran Drescher & More Join the 2016 GENII AWARDS Presenters LineupFran Drescher & More Join the 2016 GENII AWARDS Presenters Lineup
by TV News Desk - May 3, 2016

Fran Drescher, Emmy® Award-winning journalist and TV host Shaun Robinson and Theranos Chief Creative Officer Patrick Thomas O'Neill have been added as presenters for the 57th Annual Genii Awards. (more...)

Netflix Orders Season 2 of THE RANCH Starring Ashton KutcherNetflix Orders Season 2 of THE RANCH Starring Ashton Kutcher
by TV News Desk - May 2, 2016

Ashton Kutcher took to Twitter to reveal the news that Netflix has greenlit a second season of his new series THE RANCH. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Sets Complete Cast, Creative Team for 42ND STREETSan Diego Musical Theatre Sets Complete Cast, Creative Team for 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) continues their 2016 season with the musical comedy classic 42ND STREET. (more...)

Porchlight Music Theatre's Final Installment of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Set for 6/7Porchlight Music Theatre's Final Installment of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY Set for 6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

? Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final 2015 - 16 installment of Chicago's hit new musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway. This edition, conceived and directed by Michael Weber and Chris Carter with music direction by Nick Sula, hosted by James Earl Jones II and featuring a cast of Chicago's hottest emerging artists, takes a journey through the best of Broadway's 1949 musical season via rare multi-media visuals, songs, trivia games and sing alongs in New Faces Sing Broadway 1949, Tuesday, June 7 at 8 p.m. at Uptown Underground, 4707 N Broadway. Tickets are $22, with no drink minimum and are available at porchlightmusictheatre.org or by calling 773.777.9884. (more...)

Scoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY 5/2 - 5/6 on NBCScoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY 5/2 - 5/6 on NBC
by TV Scoop - May 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY 5/2 - 5/6, airing on NBC (more...)

Actors' Theatre of Columbus to Stage OTHELLOActors' Theatre of Columbus to Stage OTHELLO
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

In 1982, Actors' Theatre of Columbus (ATC) kicked off its first season with a single production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The success of that season proved that Schiller Park was an excellent venue for open air Shakespearean theater, and the troupe has continued this tradition for 35 years. "To Tell the Truth," Actors' Theatre's 2016 season, features four plays that ask questions about how far relationships can be strained and even broken by dishonesty, falsehood and slander. (more...)

Photo Flash: ENDGAME Celebrates Opening Night at the DouglasPhoto Flash: ENDGAME Celebrates Opening Night at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Samuel Beckett's classic ENDGAME opened last night, May 1, 2016, at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Directed by Alan Mandell, performances for 'Endgame' will continue through May 22. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, May 19, 2016Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, May 19, 2016
by - May 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on GREY'S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 19, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: HOUDINI & DOYLE on FOX - Monday, May 2, 2016Scoop: HOUDINI & DOYLE on FOX - Monday, May 2, 2016
by - May 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on HOUDINI & DOYLE, airing on FOX on Monday, May 2, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: HOUDINI & DOYLE on FOX - Saturday, May 7, 2016Scoop: HOUDINI & DOYLE on FOX - Saturday, May 7, 2016
by - May 2, 2016

Get all the scoop on HOUDINI & DOYLE, airing on FOX on Saturday, May 7, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Look at NC Theatre's WIT Starring Kate Goehring and Daisy EaganPhoto Flash: Inside Look at NC Theatre's WIT Starring Kate Goehring and Daisy Eagan
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2016

Under the Artistic Direction of Casey Hushion, NC Theatre's production of WIT is directed by Kate Galvin, stars Kate Goehring and features Tony Award-winner Daisy Eagan (Susie Monahan, R.N., B.S.N.). The thought-provoking story will run in the AJ Fletcher Opera Theater at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh through May 8, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a look at the production, check out photos below! (more...)

Ann Harada and More Set for Staged Reading of DIARY OF A DOMESTIC GODDESS on 5/6Ann Harada and More Set for Staged Reading of DIARY OF A DOMESTIC GODDESS on 5/6
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Ann Harada, Lewis Cleale, Rebecca Baxter, Wade McCollum and Jeanne Lehman will be featured in an invited staged reading of DIARY OF A DOMESTIC GODDESS by Kevin Duda and Christine Toy Johnson in New York City on May 6, 2016. Alan Muraoka directs. (more...)

Novato Theater Company Presents Brian Friel's Tony Award-Winning DANCING AT LUGHNASANovato Theater Company Presents Brian Friel's Tony Award-Winning DANCING AT LUGHNASA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

This cathartic, Tony Award-winning play that inspired the movie starring Meryl Streep is a timeless classic performed all over the world. And now it comes to Novato, directed by Patricia Miller of Pollinator Arts with a cast of well-known Marin favorites, joined by talented professionals from San Francisco, Sonoma, Richmond and Berkeley. The show is produced by Mark Clark.  (more...)

Theatre for a New Audience's THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE Begin Previews This MayTheatre for a New Audience's THE FATHER and A DOLL'S HOUSE Begin Previews This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

Previews begin Sunday, May 1, at 7:30pm for Theatre for a New Audience's production of August Strindberg's The Father in a new version by Scottish author David Greig commissioned by Theatre for a New Audience and Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30pm for A Doll's House in an adaptation by Thornton Wilder not seen in New York since its Broadway premiere in 1937.  The plays, both directed by Arin Arbus, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre for a New Audience, feature Maggie Lacey as Nora in A Doll's House and as Laura in The Father and John Douglas Thompson as Thorwald in A Doll's House and the Captain in The Father. (more...)

Scoop: TODAY 5/2 - 5/8 on NBCScoop: TODAY 5/2 - 5/8 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Apr 29, 2016

Get all the scoop on TODAY 5/2 - 5/8, airing on NBC (more...)

Photo: First Look - Will Swenson Is DISASTER!'s New Tony Delvecchio!Photo: First Look - Will Swenson Is DISASTER!'s New Tony Delvecchio!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Disaster! co-writer and star Seth Rudetsky took to Facebook today to share a first look at Swenson at his DISASTER put-in rehearsal (more...)

Tony Nominee Will Swenson Joins DISASTER! TonightTony Nominee Will Swenson Joins DISASTER! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will assume the role of Tony Delvecchio for nine performances only in Broadway's critically acclaimed musical comedy Disaster! beginning performances tonight, April 29, through Friday, May 6 at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Dame Maggie Smith Opens SHAKESPEARE'S DEAD Exhibition at OxfordPhoto Flash: Dame Maggie Smith Opens SHAKESPEARE'S DEAD Exhibition at Oxford
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Dame Maggie Smith visited the University of Oxford's Bodleian Libraries yesterday to open SHAKESPEARE'S DEAD, the Libraries' summer exhibition. The celebrated actress joined donors and special guests, including renowned playwright Alan Bennett and Lord Patten of Barnes, the Chancellor of the University of Oxford, at the Bodleian's newly-refurbished Weston Library for the official opening of the exhibition, which runs until 18 September. Scroll down for photos from the opening! (more...)

Phocuswright Research Finds M-Commerce, Youth Feed China's Outbound Travel BoomPhocuswright Research Finds M-Commerce, Youth Feed China's Outbound Travel Boom
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company to Present Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' AN OCTOROONWoolly Mammoth Theatre Company to Present Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' AN OCTOROON
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces its final production of Season 36, the D.C. premiere of An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, directed by Nataki Garrett. An Octoroon will run from May 30 to June 26, 2016. (more...)

Cast Set for Theo Ubique's AN ANTHONY NEWLEY AND LESLIE BRICUSSE SONGBOOKCast Set for Theo Ubique's AN ANTHONY NEWLEY AND LESLIE BRICUSSE SONGBOOK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The British songwriting duo of Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse, who together wrote some of the most enduring and loved songs of Broadway and Hollywood, will be celebrated in Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre's 2016 summer cabaret. (more...)

Audacity Theatre Lab Sets Dallas Solo Fest 2016 LineupAudacity Theatre Lab Sets Dallas Solo Fest 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

?Audacity Theatre Lab is pleased to announce the 2016 Dallas Solo Fest, June 2-12, 2016 at the Margo Jones Theatre in Fair Park.  Eight one-person shows highlight this third year festival with a mix of local solo performers and performers coming in from around the country.  (more...)

World Premiere of A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS to Play Illusion Theater This SpringWorld Premiere of A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS to Play Illusion Theater This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

In the newest work by the creators of the smash hit Glensheen, Chan Poling's rocking rhythms, Jeffrey Hatcher's wicked wit and Bill Corbett's zany imagination come together to create a headlong ride filled with silliness, surprises and good feeling fun. A NIGHT IN OLYMPUS, a fresh musical comedy and tale of transformation, opens Saturday, May 7 at 8 p.m. at the Illusion Theater, located on the eighth floor of The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave. in downtown Minneapolis. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kathryn Hunter, Julie Taymor, Jonathan Cake and More Attend Theatre for a New Audience's Shakespeare GalaPhoto Flash: Kathryn Hunter, Julie Taymor, Jonathan Cake and More Attend Theatre for a New Audience's Shakespeare Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

Acclaimed classical actor Kathryn Hunter received the Samuel H. Scripps Award for Extraordinary Commitment to Promoting the Power of Language in Classical and Contemporary Theatre at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala Celebrating Shakespeare's 452nd Birthday, last night at Capitale on the Lower East Side. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ENDGAME, Opening This Weekend at Kirk Douglas TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at ENDGAME, Opening This Weekend at Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Samuel Beckett's classic ENDGAME opens Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Directed by Alan Mandell, performances for 'Endgame' will continue through May 22. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: STITCHERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, May 10, 2016Scoop: STITCHERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, May 10, 2016
by - Apr 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on STITCHERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, May 10, 2016! (more...)

Scoop: STITCHERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, May 17, 2016Scoop: STITCHERS on FREEFORM - Tuesday, May 17, 2016
by - Apr 26, 2016

Get all the scoop on STITCHERS, airing on FREEFORM on Tuesday, May 17, 2016! (more...)

LA Film Festival Unveils 2016 Competition LineupLA Film Festival Unveils 2016 Competition Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Today the LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, unveiled the official U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, Nightfall and LA Muse sections. (more...)

Kathryn Hunter Receives Samuel H. Scripps Award at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring GalaKathryn Hunter Receives Samuel H. Scripps Award at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Acclaimed classical actor Kathryn Hunter received the Samuel H. Scripps Award for Extraordinary Commitment to Promoting the Power of Language in Classical and Contemporary Theatre at Theatre for a New Audience's Spring Gala Celebrating Shakespeare's 452nd Birthday, last night at Capitale on the Lower East Side. (more...)

Tony Nominee Will Swenson to Join DISASTER! On Broadway for 9 ShowsTony Nominee Will Swenson to Join DISASTER! On Broadway for 9 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Tony Award nominee Will Swenson (Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will assume the role of Tony Delvecchio for nine performances only in Broadway's critically acclaimed musical comedy Disaster! beginning performances on Friday, April 29through Friday, May 6 at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). (more...)

Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, May 12, 2016Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, May 12, 2016
by - Apr 25, 2016

Get all the scoop on GREY'S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 12, 2016! (more...)

GOOD PEOPLE Set for Hudson Guild Theatre April 29 - Juen 5thGOOD PEOPLE Set for Hudson Guild Theatre April 29 - Juen 5th
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony-nominated play 'Good People', directed by Christine Dunford, is at The Hudson Guild Theatre in Hollywood on Fridays & Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 3 pm from April 29th through June 5th. This production explores the following: What makes a good person? Does financial stability engender good acts? Is the American Dream achievable, or do you have to be lucky? (more...)

Netdragon and Cherrypicks Strengthen Augmented Reality and O2O Technologies With Strategic Acquisition of Cherrypicks AlphaNetdragon and Cherrypicks Strengthen Augmented Reality and O2O Technologies With Strategic Acquisition of Cherrypicks Alpha
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2016

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