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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.


THIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next MonthTHIRTEEN to Air Jason Robert Brown Concert with Anika Noni Rose Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

This January on THIRTEEN and WLIW, three-time Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown makes his broadcast television debut in a high-powered concert with Tony winner Anika Noni Rose. Recorded in 2011 at New York City's historic Abrons Art Center, Brown and Rose and a band of some of Broadway's greatest musicians perform Brown's best-known and most-loved selections from The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World, 13, Wearing Someone Else's Clothes and his new Broadway smash Honeymoon In Vegas! Also tune in to hear the world premiere of four new songs from Brown's forthcoming second solo CD. (more...)

Scoop: RESURRECTION on ABC - Sunday, January 11, 2015Scoop: RESURRECTION on ABC - Sunday, January 11, 2015
by - Dec 22, 2014

Get all the scoop on RESURRECTION, airing on ABC on Sunday, January 11, 2015! (more...)

Billie Whitelaw Has Passed Away at 82Billie Whitelaw Has Passed Away at 82
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2014

Stage and screen actresss Billie Whitelaw died early Sunday MORNING at 82. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE ABSENCE OF WAR at Sheffield Theatres!Full Cast Announced for THE ABSENCE OF WAR at Sheffield Theatres!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Headlong, Sheffield Theatres and Rose Theatre Kingston today announce the full cast for their co-production of David Hare's The Absence of War. (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Boise AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cincinnati AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Louisville AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Louisville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philadelphia AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philadelphia AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Time is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld St. Louis AwardsTime is Ticking to Vote for the BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014

Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year! (more...)

Fashion One Names Their Top 10 Designers of 2014Fashion One Names Their Top 10 Designers of 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

2014 has been an extraordinary year for fashion. From Spring/Summer to Fall/Winter, we were indulged with elegant, sophisticated and provocative trends. From adding a romantic touch to your summer's closet to making winter dressing sexy, designers have created the unimaginable, wearable. This year has been extraordinary for multiple reasons, but the main one is because of the genius and creativity of accomplished and talented designers. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ELF is MAGICAL at San Francisco's Curran TheatreBWW Reviews: ELF is MAGICAL at San Francisco's Curran Theatre
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - Dec 18, 2014

Get up off your couch; pass through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, through the sea of swirly twirly gum drops, and head on down to the Curran Theatre to see everyone's favorite Elf - Buddy! This family friendly Christmas spectacular is going to bring the whole family into the holiday season with a hop skip and a Christmas carol with the whole cast of Elf. Playing now through December 28, Santa, Buddy and the whole cast of Elf are sure to bring Christmas joy to every girl and boy - and adults! (more...)

Sundance Institute Announces Jury Members for 2015 Sundance Film FestivalSundance Institute Announces Jury Members for 2015 Sundance Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the members of the six juries awarding prizes at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. (more...)

OAR and American Authors to Play LIVE Webcast on New Year's Eve in Times SquareOAR and American Authors to Play LIVE Webcast on New Year's Eve in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

?Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, co-organizers of New Year's Eve in Times Square, announced today that revelers across the globe will again be able to experience the excitement of the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration via a six-hour, live commercial-free webcast. The sixth annual webcast will cover the action and festivities in Times Square, beginning with the Ball Raising at 6 p.m. EST, plus live musical performances, hourly countdowns, behind-the-scenes stories, and star-studded interviews as anticipation builds towards the midnight countdown and the famous Ball Drop. Last year's worldwide webcast was watched by more than 1.5 million unique viewers representing nearly 200 countries. (more...)

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Begins Previews Tonight in the West EndWOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Begins Previews Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, beginning tonight, December 17, in the West End, stars Tamsin Greig, Haydn Gwynne, Jerome Pradon, Anna Skellern, Ricardo Afonso, Haydn Oakley, Willemijn Verkaik and Seline Hizli. (more...)

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces January 2015 HighlightsOWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK Announces January 2015 Highlights
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK announces JANUARY 2015 highlights: (more...)

Photo Flash: Photographer Annie Watt's IMPROMPTU PORTRAITS at Park Avenue's Galerie Dumonteil Draws Glittering CrowdPhoto Flash: Photographer Annie Watt's IMPROMPTU PORTRAITS at Park Avenue's Galerie Dumonteil Draws Glittering Crowd
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Geoffrey Bradfield, Barbara and Donald Tober, Gillian and Sylvester Miniter, Eleanora and Michael Kennedy and Ambassador John Loeb and Sharon Handler Loeb co-hosted a special VIP Preview of acclaimed celebrity and society photographer Annie Watt's Impromptu Portraits at the prestigious Galerie Dumonteil on Park Avenueand 57th Street on Tuesday to benefit the American Heart Association. The incisive images of celebrities, political figures, designers and society's elite filled the walls of the elegant gallery. The images were presented in a variety of sizes and formats, classic 8 x 10, Oversize and snappy Polaroids and many were scooped up by the attendees. (more...)

VIDEO: Maggie Gyllenhaal Talks Role in 'The Honorable Woman' on THE VIEWVIDEO: Maggie Gyllenhaal Talks Role in 'The Honorable Woman' on THE VIEW
by - Dec 16, 2014

Maggie Gyllenhaal stopped by this week's THE VIEW to talk about her role in "The Honorable Woman." Watch the appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Maggie Smith in All-New Trailer for SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTELVIDEO: First Look - Maggie Smith in All-New Trailer for SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL
by Movies News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Fox Searchlight Pictures has revealed an all-new trailer for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, hitting theaters on March 6, 2015. Get a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sound Bites After Party at Hurley's SaloonPhoto Flash: Sound Bites After Party at Hurley's Saloon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Theatre Now New York presented the 2nd Annual Sound Bites 10 Minute Musical Theatre Festival on December 8th 2014 at the 47th Street Theatre. An after-party, sponsored by Music Theatre International, was held after at Hurley's Saloon where awards were given and merriment was had. (more...)

World Premiere of Maggie Bofill's WINNERS Opens Next Month at Ensemble Studio TheatreWorld Premiere of Maggie Bofill's WINNERS Opens Next Month at Ensemble Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Ensemble Studio Theatre kicks off the New Year with the world premiere of Maggie Bofill's Winners, a wild roller coaster ride for a modern family reeling from the Great Recession, presented in partnership with The Radio Drama Network. Winners begins previews Wednesday, January 14, at 7:00pm at Ensemble Studio Theatre, 549 West 52nd Street, for an opening Thursday, January 22, at 7:00pm. Winners is directed by Pamela Berlin and features Curran Connor, David Gelles, Arielle Goldman, Stephanie Hsu, Polly Lee, Florencia Lozano, Scott Sowers and Grant Shaud. (more...)

'Heavy Duty Winter Tour' Begins at Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park'Heavy Duty Winter Tour' Begins at Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Following last year's polar vortex, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 N Columbus Dr., is especially committed to making travel in the Windy City enjoyable—regardless of the frosty winter conditions. The hotel serves as the starting point for Chicago Elevated's just-launched “Heavy Duty Winter Tour,” where guests interested in braving the elements and exploring downtown will be provided with a Milwaukee Tool Company battery operated heated coat and depart on an outdoor extravaganza. Tour participants will visit Chicago's newest landmark, Maggie Daley Park, as well as the Cultural Center, Millennium Park, and Lake Michigan. After the tour, guests may enjoy a hot drink at aria or indulge in a soothing spa treatment at mySpa (not included in tour ticket.) The “Heavy Duty Winter Tour” starts December 12 and runs Fridays 3-5 p.m., Saturdays 1-3 p.m. and Sundays 8-10 a.m. For tickets, call ?773.593.4873 or visit www.chicagoelevated.com. (more...)

Two-Time Golden Globe' Nominee Ewan McGregor Will Narrate 'Humpback Whales' A New Underwater Adventure Documentary By MacGillivray Freeman Films, Presented By Pacific Two-Time Golden Globe' Nominee Ewan McGregor Will Narrate 'Humpback Whales' A New Underwater Adventure Documentary By MacGillivray Freeman Films, Presented By Pacific
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) today announced that two-time Golden Globe nominee, Ewan McGregor, will narrate Humpback Whales, an underwater 3D adventure documentary for IMAX and other giant-screen theaters directed by two-time Academy Award -nominated filmmaker Greg MacGillivray (The Living Sea, Dolphins, Everest). The film, presented in association with Pacific Life, will be released beginning February 13 th, 2015. (more...)

Ewan McGregor to Narrate New Documentary HUMPBACK WHALESEwan McGregor to Narrate New Documentary HUMPBACK WHALES
by Movies News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) today announced that two-time Golden Globe(®) nominee, Ewan McGregor, will narrate Humpback Whales, an underwater 3D adventure documentary for IMAX and other giant-screen theaters (more...)

21st Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS Announces Distinguished Creative Team21st Annual SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS Announces Distinguished Creative Team
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced the team that will create and implement this year's 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) / 5:00 p.m. (PT) from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. (more...)

CHEF, MEAN GIRLS & More Heading to Netflix This JanuaryCHEF, MEAN GIRLS & More Heading to Netflix This January
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Netflix has shared the slate of movies and TV shows which will be available for streaming beginning January 2015. Check out the list below! (more...)

Swandive Theatre to Open New Program with DEFYING GRAVITY in JanuarySwandive Theatre to Open New Program with DEFYING GRAVITY in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Defying Gravity artfully interweaves the past with the present and the lives of the participants and bystanders of the ill-fated Challenger mission. Through the memories and impressions of painter Claude Monet, a NASA mechanic, a bartender, a retired couple, the Teacher and her grieving daughter we explore the impact of art, religion, loss and the limits of human possibility. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARDPhoto Flash: First Look at The Ruffians' BURNING BLUEBEARD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Ruffians present the return of their critically acclaimed holiday hit BURNING BLUEBEARD by Jay Torrence, directed by Halena Kays and featuring most of the original cast and creative team. This fantastical tale inspired by Chicago's 1903 Iroquois Theatre fire will play for three weeks only December 13, 2014 - January 4, 2015 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets for BURNING BLUEBEARD are available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press opening is Monday, December 15 at 8 pm. (more...)

Scoop: RESURRECTION on ABC - Sunday, January 4, 2015Scoop: RESURRECTION on ABC - Sunday, January 4, 2015
by - Dec 15, 2014

Get all the scoop on RESURRECTION, airing on ABC on Sunday, January 4, 2015! (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards - Dugan Jackman Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards - Dugan Jackman Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards - Kate Glasheen Dentino Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards - Kate Glasheen Dentino Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards - Pat Miller Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards - Pat Miller Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards - Dugan Jackman Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Boise Awards - Dugan Jackman Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Boise Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards - Matthew Brennan Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards - Matthew Brennan Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Louisville Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards - Paul Dake Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards - Paul Dake Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards - Raymond McAnally Leads!Final Two Weeks of Voting for the BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards - Raymond McAnally Leads!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th. (more...)

Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of December 15, 2014Scoop: THE VIEW on ABC - Week of December 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Dec 12, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE VIEW, airing on ABC for the week of December 15, 2014! (more...)

REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL Returns to HBO, 12/16REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL Returns to HBO, 12/16
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

?REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL caps its 20th season with a special roundtable review of the show's most memorable moments this year when the series' 213th edition, available in HDTV, debuts TUESDAY, DEC. 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer for THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT Has Arrived!VIDEO: Trailer for THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT Has Arrived!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Set The World Free. The official trailer has arrived for THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT, hitting theaters on March 20, 2015. Get a first look below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Orphans' Episode of FX's AHS: FREAK SHOWVIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Orphans' Episode of FX's AHS: FREAK SHOW
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

On the next episode of FX's AMERICAN HORROR STORY titled 'Orphans', the death of a Freak sparks troubling behavior in Pepper. (more...)

Sundance TV Receives Golden Globe Nomination for THE HONORABLE WOMANSundance TV Receives Golden Globe Nomination for THE HONORABLE WOMAN
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

SundanceTV received a Golden Globe nomination today for its miniseries “The Honorable Woman.” Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart, The Dark Knight) was nominated in the “Best Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television” category. (more...)

Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith & More to Lead Irish Rep's Revival of DASean Gormley, Kristin Griffith & More to Lead Irish Rep's Revival of DA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre announces the cast for the third production of its 27th theatre season, a revival of Hugh Leonard's classic memory play, DA. Directed by Charlotte Moore, DA will feature a cast that includes Sean Gormley, Kristin Griffith, John Keating, Nicola Murphy, Paul O'Brien, Ciaran O'Reilly, Adam Petherbridge and Fiana Toibin. DA begins previews on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. The production is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 8, 2015. The Opening Night is scheduled for Thursday, January 22nd, 2015. (more...)

Broadway Well Represented Among This Year's GOLDEN GLOBE Nominations!Broadway Well Represented Among This Year's GOLDEN GLOBE Nominations!
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Peter Krause and Paula Patton announced the nominees of the 72nd GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS this morning, Thursday, Dec. 11th. The announcement was broadcast on NBC's TODAY, beginning at 5:38 a.m. PST. (more...)

Stephen Fry to Return as Host of EE BAFTA FILM AWARDSStephen Fry to Return as Host of EE BAFTA FILM AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced that Stephen Fry will return to host the EE British Academy Film Awards on 8 February 2015 at the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden. It will be the 10th time Fry has hosted the ceremony. (more...)

BWW Reviews: An Enjoyable, Albeit Flawed ELF: THE MUSICAL Plays Two Performances in RiversideBWW Reviews: An Enjoyable, Albeit Flawed ELF: THE MUSICAL Plays Two Performances in Riverside
by Audrey Liebross - Dec 11, 2014

The 2014 Western tour of ELF: THE MUSICAL stopped for two performances at Riverside's Fox Performing Arts Center before leaving Southern California. The show is fun, but it has flaws. (more...)

Epson 'Digital Couture' to Showcase International Fashion Design with Innovative Printing Technology during New York Fashion WeekEpson 'Digital Couture' to Showcase International Fashion Design with Innovative Printing Technology during New York Fashion Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Epson, a global leader in printing technology, is teaming up with select fashion designers from across the Americas to bring a unique experience to the runway in New York City during Fashion Week in February. Marrying fashion and technology, the Epson 'Digital Couture' event will feature 11 designers' collections created using Epson's state-of-the-art dye sublimation printing and will demonstrate the design freedom and capabilities of the technology for the fashion industry. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Mary Ann MobleyPhoto Flash: Remembering Mary Ann Mobley
by Walter McBride - Dec 10, 2014

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress and former Miss America, Mary Ann Mobley, has passed away in Beverly Hills, CA following a long battle with breast cancer. She was 75. (more...)

Maggie Gyllenhaal & SundanceTV Earn SAG Nominations for THE HONORABLE WOMANMaggie Gyllenhaal & SundanceTV Earn SAG Nominations for THE HONORABLE WOMAN
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

SundanceTV received a SAG Award nomination today for its miniseries 'The Honorable Woman.' Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart, The Dark Knight) received her first SAG Award nomination in the category of 'Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries.' (more...)

Plays (and Players) Within PlaysPlays (and Players) Within Plays
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Dec 10, 2014

The Real Thing can be seen within a tradition of plays about theatre artists, and it uses the device of the 'play-within-a-play' to raise questions about the nature of 'reality.' What better way to explore the relationships between a playwright and the two actresses with whom he shares his life? (more...)

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