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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.



Viewers Say 'I Do' to Hallmark Channel's June Weddings' Programming Event
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Hallmark Channel's month-long 'June Weddings' programming event came to a successful close this past weekend, with the world premiere of 'My Favorite Wedding' on Saturday, June 24, averaging a 2.1 HH rating and 2.1 million Total Viewers. (more...)

Photo Flash: America's Most Talented Teens Shine Onstage at the Jimmy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The winners of the ninth annual JIMMY® AWARDS were determined and announced on Monday night, Monday, June 26, 2017, at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. This life-changing event was hosted by 2017 Tony Award® winner Ben Platt, currently starring on Broadway in Dear Evan Hansen. (more...)

'True Blood's Ryan Kwanten Joins Cast of New Crackle Drama THE OATH
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Crackle, Sony Pictures Television Networks' free, ad supported streaming network, today announced that Ryan Kwanten ('True Blood') has been cast in its upcoming 10-episode original drama, THE OATH, set to debut in 2018. Kwanten will also serve as a producer on the series. (more...)

TV Land's YOUNGER Debuts Live After Show Hosted by SiriusXM's Taylor Strecker
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

TV Land's hit series and fan favorite YOUNGER is simulcasting coast-to-coast for a one-time-only occasion: the season four premiere on Wednesday, June 28th at 10pm ET/7pm PT, with a re-airing on the west coast at 10pm PT. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony Winner Sutton Foster Talks YOUNGER S4, New Baby & More
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

In the comedy-drama series YOUNGER, Tony winner Sutton Foster plays a divorced mom in her 40s passing herself off as younger at a publishing firm. On this morning's TODAY, the actress gave Kathie Lee and Hoda some hints about the show's fourth season and also talked about the baby girl she and her husband recently adopted. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Best of High School Theatre Shines at the 2017 Jimmy Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 27, 2017

Start spreadin' the news! The ninth annual Jimmy Award winners were announced yesterday at the Minskoff Theatre. This year's finalists included: Sam Primack, Nathan Keffer, Antonio Cipriano, Jasmine Rogers, Hatty King, Maggie Gidden and winners Sofia Deler and Tony Moreno. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Talented Teens Take Center Stage at 2017 Jimmy Awards; See the Winners Here!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The ninth annual JIMMY AWARDS were held on Monday, June 26th at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway.  (more...)

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS to Bring Laughs to Contemporary Theater Company This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Sometimes you just feel like laughing. The Contemporary Theater Company is full of laughter this summer with its production of One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean, playing July 14 - August 12. (more...)

Disney's CAMP ROCK Opens This Week at Theatre in the Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Imagine summer camp complete with rock rivalries and you have the jamming musical, DISNEY'S CAMP ROCK! With an abundance of music sure to have your feet stomping, DISNEY'S CAMP ROCK is Theatre in the Park's third show of its 2017 summer season. (more...)

Chautauqua Theater Company to Launch 34th Season with NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Chautauqua Theater Company (CTC), under the new Artistic Direction of Andrew Borba and continued leadership of Managing Director Sarah Clare Corporandy, kicks off its 34th season with Noises Off by Michael Frayn, directed by Borba. (more...)

Polarized Politics to Hit the Parking Lot with Drilling Company's HENRY VI PART 3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

We can gain insight into our current polarized politics from Shakespeare's plays on the Wars of the Roses. That's why Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, presented by The Drilling Company, will present 'Henry VI Part 3' from July 27 to August 12. (more...)

Tap Your Feet to M & M Stage Productions' 42ND STREET at Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Prepare to tap your feet along with M & M Stage Productions as they present the enduring and endearing classic "42nd Street" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre. (more...)

Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to The Bristol Hippodrome this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening at Bristol Hippodrome on Mon 7 - Sat 12 Aug 2017. (more...)

THE ADVENTURES OF ROCKETMAN AND BEANO Coming to Seattle This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Blue Eyes Brown Eyes presents The Adventures of Rocketman and Beano. (more...)

TV Land to Launch Live Digital YOUNGER Facebook Aftershow Following S4 Debut
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

TV Land's hit series and fan favorite YOUNGER is simulcasting coast-to-coast for a one-time-only occasion: the season four premiere on Wednesday, June 28th at 10pm ET/7pm PT, with a re-airing on the west coast at 10pm PT. All this is to celebrate the new LIVE aftershow, 'Getting Younger,' premiering on Facebook (more...)

Wayne Kirkpatrick on Bringing SOMETHING ROTTEN! To His Hometown
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 22, 2017

Try as you might, chances are you won't be very lucky in convincing Wayne Kirkpatrick to give you the scoop about his next Broadway musical - that information is kept under the strictest of confidence, thanks to his pledge to producer Kevin McCollum and his musical collaborator who just happens to be his brother, Karey. (more...)

Scoop: LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY on NBC - Thursday, June 22, 2017- Friday, June 30, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY, airing on NBC on Thursday, June 22, 2017! (more...)

CodeFights Unveils New Interview Practice To Help Programmers Ace Technical Job Interviews
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

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VIDEO: Cabaret Superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho Explains Why She Should be Prime Minister
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows is returning to the Underbelly Festival Southbank in London next week for a 5 night run and brings us a new video detailing the top 10 reasons why she should be the next Prime Minister. Check out the video below! (more...)

Plays from Neil LaBute, Alan Zweibel and More Set for SUMMER SHORTS 2017 at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

59E59 Theaters will welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2017, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 11th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins on Friday, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2. (more...)

Eco-Musical ENDANGERED! Headed Off-Broadway This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

This summer, FineHeart Productions, and The Eco Musical LLC will present ENDANGERED! The Musical, by Keni Fine and Tony Small, directed and choreographed by Michael Chase Gosselin, beginning performances on July 10 and opening Sunday, July 23 at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45 Street). (more...)

A CHORUS LINE to Return to London This July at Bridewell Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Geoids Musical Theatre have announced a new production of the iconic musical A Chorus Line which comes to London for a limited run at the Bridewell Theatre from 18 to 23 July 2017. (more...)

BWW Feature: SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN at Anthony Cools Showroom At Paris Las Vegas
by Debbie Hall - Jun 21, 2017

'Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man,' the longest running off-Broadway show, is making its mark in Las Vegas. The production starring Kendra Wilkinson ('The Girls Next Door, Kendra on Top) and Jai Rodriguez (('Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,' ABC's 'Malibu Country), is scheduled for a limited run on the Las Vegas Strip at the Paris Las Vegas through Aug. 20. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 21, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

NBC Exec Says DOWNTON ABBEY Movie to Begin Production in 2018
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Speaking to the Associated Press at Singapore's launch of 'Downton Abbey: The Exhibition,' Michael Edelstein, president of NBCUniversal International Studios confirmed reports that a big screen adaptation of DOWNTON ABBY will begin production in 2018. (more...)

Past Episodes of Sutton Foster-Led YOUNGER Now Available to Stream on Hulu
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The hit TV Land comedy YOUNGER, starring Broadway's Sutton Foster is now available to stream on Hulu. Past episodes of the series may now be viewed ahead of the June 28th Season 4 premiere as part of an exclusive pact between Viacom and the subscription video service. (more...)

New Work BULLET CATCHERS, Featuring Women in Combat, Headed Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

CLUTCH PRODUCTIONS, in association with JOSIAH GRIMM, has announced the world premiere production of Maggie Moore and Julia Sears' BULLET CATCHERS, with music directed by Yeujia Low, directed by Julia Sears. BULLET CATCHERS will play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square Park South). (more...)

One-Woman Show GOBLIN MARKET Set for 59E59, Edinburgh This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

A haunting folktale of sisterhood, enchantment, and salvation, Goblin Market is based on the widely popular poem of Christina Rossetti. (more...)

SISTER ACT Returns To Manchester Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Jamie Wilson is delighted to announce casting for Curve's all new production of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT, directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood and opening next month at Manchester Palace Theatre from Mon 24 - Sat 29 July. (more...)

BWW Review: So Good It's Addictive...ACT 1's REEFER MADNESS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 19, 2017

'Over-the-top' and 'larger-than-life' are but two of the descriptive phrases that may be used in reference to both director Jason Lewis and his latest theatrical project Reefer Madness the Musical - and, in both instances, they are equally justified. In all honesty, who else better than he to helm a production of the thoroughly madcap and deliciously campy musical now onstage at Darkhorse Theater through this weekend as the final show of ACT 1's 2016-17 season? (more...)

Australian Author Releases First Book in Debut Children's Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

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The Bennet Academy of Performing Arts Presents THE KING OF THE RODEO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Inspired by the Biblical story of Joseph, we have Jake Jessup, The King of the Rodeo. Jake a gifted bull rider has to contend with three evil jealous sisters, a doting but demanding father, forbidden love with a Lakota girl and tries to hold on to the world he holds dear. It's a story of love, laughter, forgiveness, family and the age old battle between good and evil. Produced by Andrea Bennett, with original toe tapping music, written and composed by Nashard Gales and Kat Spina, will be hits for the audience. (more...)

Washington Ensemble Theatre's 2017/18 Season is "No Surprise"
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Washington Ensemble Theatre has announced a striking three-play lineup for its 2017/18 season, which includes an irreverent tale about the hacktivist group Anonymous, a rolicking family drama about the demographic you love to hate, and a dark and stormy examination of the science fiction future of intimacy. The season, which marks The Ensemble's 14th year as a producing theatre company in Seattle, is themed 'No Surprise' and will look at toxic masculinity under a microscope. (more...)

New Double Album LOST WEST END VINTAGE 1948-1962 Celebrates London's Forgotten Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

???????Following the critically acclaimed release of 'Lost West End' (2015) and 'Lost West End 2' (2016), albums highlighted in both The Sunday Times and The Guardian, Stage Door Records are pleased to continue the album series with the 2CD set 'Lost West End Vintage' released on July 28th 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO at TRT is Enthralling Musical Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 16, 2017

Two River Theater (TRT) is completing their successful season with a musical theater production that will surely be a hit with metro area audiences. The Ballad of Little Jo will be on the Red Bank stage through Sunday, June 25th. Directed by the theater's Artistic Director, John Dias, the show features a captivating story, excellent music, and an outstanding cast. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1) on Thursday: MARY POPPINS' Beverly Grant & Teal Davis
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 15, 2017

It's yet another opening night at The Larry Keeton Theatre in Donelson, as co-directors Jamie London and Noah Rice unveil the company's latest: Mary Poppins the Musical. Featuring a cast of more than 40 actors, it's the last production of The Keeton's 2016-17 season. (more...)

Crowded Fire to Present Christopher Chen's A TALE OF AUTUMN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) In his inaugural commission as Crowded Fire's Playwright-in-Residence, Christopher Chen tackles the power structures inherent in large corporations. Set in a parallel world, A TALE OF AUTUMN is a psychological rise-to-power fable. (more...)

BWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg Talks Chipotle, Her Childhood on Broadway and Panic! at the Disco Heartthrob Brendon Urie
by Matthew Blank - Jun 15, 2017

A chat with KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg, who made her Broadway debut as a child opposite Bernadette Peters in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN. (more...)

BWW Review: The WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Is a True Regal for the Beagle
by Kelvin Douglas - Jun 15, 2017

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY simply takes the cake. (more...)

Ani DiFranco, Elephant Revival, Sierra Hull and More Join 8th Festy Experience Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

The Festy Experience is excited to announce the second round of its music lineup for the 8th annual festival, happening October 5-8, 2017 in the Blue Ridge Bowl at Infinity Downs Farm in Arrington, Virginia. (more...)

Adjusted Realists Bring CHICKENS IN THE YARD to Brooklyn's JACK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Adjusted Realists, a company devoted to telling theatrical stories about slightly unhinged worlds, is thrilled to present CHICKENS IN THE YARD, written by Paul Kruse and directed by Will Taylor. CHICKENS IN THE YARD begins performances on Wednesday, June 28 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 16. Press Opening is Friday, June 30 at 8 PM. (more...)

Maggie McKenna to Lead MURIEL'S WEDDING THE MUSICAL at Sydney Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following an exhaustive search, Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures today announced that the lead role in one of the most anticipated shows of 2017 has been won by newcomer Maggie McKenna. (more...)

2017 Jimmy Award Nominees Announced; Ben Platt to Host Ceremony This Month at the Minskoff!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

THE JIMMY AWARDS have announced that 74 high school students from across America will compete for the award for Best Performance by an Actor and Actress as well as other honors and scholarships at the ninth annual awards ceremony. The presentation will take place on Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan. (more...)

Whistleblower Lawyer Brian Mahany Hits Bestseller w/1st Book: Saints, Sinners & Heroes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

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BWW Previews: STRAZ' Broadway Stars of the Future Winners Heading to NYC For the Jimmys!
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jun 14, 2017

BWW Previews: STRAZ' BROADWAY STAR OF THE FUTURE AWARD WINNERS HEADING TO NEW YORK at Minskoff TheatreThroughout the school year, high school musical productions in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Manatee Counties were reviewed by a panel of adjudicators, who submitted a nine-page critique to the Straz Center for Performing Arts. (more...)

Laura Lee Joins NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises as EVP, Content, Strategy & Operations
by TV News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

NBCUniversal today announced Laura Lee will join the company as Executive Vice President, Content, Strategy and Operations, Digital Enterprises. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 14, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 14, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Join Norman Reedus & More Aboard 3rd Annual Walker Stalker Cruise
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead, along with Norman Reedus (Daryl), Lauren Cohan (Maggie), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan), Alanna Masterson (Tara), special effects guru, director, producer, and writer, Greg Nicotero and more will soon be joined by 2,600 undead devotees for the 3rd annual Walker Stalker Cruise. (more...)

Maggie McKenna Will Lead MURIEL'S WEDDING at Sydney Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Following an exhaustive search, Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures today announced that the lead role in one of the most anticipated shows of 2017 has been won by newcomer Maggie McKenna. (more...)

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