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Based on the play Come Back Little Sheba by William Inge

Lola is a frumpy, neglected housewife, and Doc are a couple who experience a deep-seated frustration in their marriage. Lola and Doc married reluctantly after they had an indiscreet affair. As a result, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited all hopes of the future, settled down to dull life and became an alcoholic. When an attractive, young female boarder comes to live with them, the couple is brought to a dramatic change in their dull and unhappy lives. Sheba is a dog that ran away years ago.


See-I to Release New Album KNOWLEDGE SHINE BRIGHT; Kicks Off Tour June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

For their second album, See-I, Washington, DC's most prodigious live band, have built on the sound and success of their debut record to create a work that comes straight from the heart. As leaders of the Reggae-Soul Movement, they continue to expand their scope infusing the new album, “Knowledge Shine Bright” with elements of Funk, House, Dancehall, Hip-Hop, R&B and Rock. The record is marked by dazzling guest appearances by rappers Mr Lif & Flex Mathews and chanteuses Candice Mills & Edy Blu who bring muscle and soul to this collection of 12 songs. Intimate yet expansive, “Knowledge Shine Bright” is a 50 minute sonic journey that few contemporary bands have the fortitude to conjure. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NICHOLAS PARNELL VIBES VIRTUOSO Is a Wide Ranging Collection of Fine Music
by Barry Lenny - May 7, 2014

Nicholas Parnell has taken the vibraphone as his own, developing an impressive technique and a significant following as a soloist. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

BREAKING: America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou Dies at 86
by BWW Special Coverage - May 28, 2014

America's Poet Laureate Maya Angelou has passed away at the age of 86. According to the site, the poet died last night, May 27th (more...)

Photo Flash: William Inge's Grand Nephew Visits Peccadillo's A LOSS OF ROSES
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Saturday night, May 25th, the sold-out audience at the first NY revival of William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES included Inge's grand-nephew, David Inge Kirchmaier. He enthusiastically greeted the entire cast onstage afterwards and posed for photos. Scroll down for a look! (more...)

MTC's THE LION Begins Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of THE LION, the new musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, and directed by Sean Daniels is now in rehearsal. The five-week limited engagement for THE LION will begin previews on Tuesday, June 10 and open Thursday, June 26 as the second production of MTC's 2013-2014 season of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

House On The Hill to Present Inge's NATURAL AFFECTION in UK Premiere at Jermyn Street, July 17
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

This July, House On The Hill Productions presents the UK premiere of a blistering drama by one of the great US playwrights of the late twentieth-century (more...)

MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID with Cherry Jones Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ('House of Cards,' 'In Treatment'), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), begins performances tonight at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). This strictly limited engagement will open Tuesday, June 17. Tickets for the production are currently on sale through Sunday, August 10. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2014

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special evening highlighting some of Broadway's most exciting shows. The special night featured performances by Fantasia Barrino, Adam Jacobs, James Monroe Iglehart, Kelli O'Hara, Nick Cordero, Brooks Ashmanskas, Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham, Lena Hall, Caissie Levy, Andy Karl and more. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night an you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Relatives of William Inge Visit Peccadillo's A LOSS OF ROSES
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

This past Sunday, May 18th, the sold out audience at the first NY revival of William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES included Inge's nephew, James A. Mahan, as well as Mahan's children and grandchildren. They joined the cast onstage afterwards for a full family & company portrait. On behalf of the family, James Mahan's daughter Sandra wrote the following to the production the next day: 'A heartfelt thank you for having us! We so enjoyed the play and meeting the cast. Clearly everyone involved with this production put much heartfelt energy into it. Your theater has such a very warm and inviting feel which we embraced!' (more...)

92Y to Welcome MOTHERS AND SONS' Tyne Daly, Terrence McNally & More, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

92Y announces a discussion with the stars and creative team of Mothers and Sons, the acclaimed new play recently nominated for two Tony Awards - Best Play and Best Actress in a Leading Role. Panelists include four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, and director Sheryl Kaller (Tony nominee) along with stars Tyne Daly (a Tony and six-time Emmy Award-winner) and Bobby Steggert (Tony nominee), along with moderator Perez Hilton. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein's CASA VALENTINA Extends Through June 29 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement with Colin Callender, Robert Cole, Frederick Zollo and The Shubert Organization, has announced an extension for CASA VALENTINA, the hit world premiere play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello. An additional two weeks have been added to the critically acclaimed limited engagement, with tickets now on sale through Sunday, June 29 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Peccadillo's A LOSS OF ROSES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The OBIE, Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company, in association with La Femme Theatre Productions, is presenting the first NY revival of William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES. Opening Night is tonight, May 12th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) and the limited engagement is set to run through June 7th. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

Raul Castillo & John Judd to Join Sandra Oh in Victory Gardens' DEATH AND THE MAIDEN this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 2013-2014 season with Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden runs June 13 - July 13, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Tickets to Death and the Maiden go on sale to the public at noon on May 2, 2014. (more...)

A LOSS OF ROSES to Close Off-Broadway This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

A LOSS OF ROSES is concluding its limited Off-Broadway engagement tomorrow evening, June 7th at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) Presented by The Peccadillo Theater Company, in association with La Femme Theatre Productions, the first NY revival of William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES opened May 12th, 2014. (more...)

Tracie Thoms & John Hawkes to Star in David Auburn's LOST LAKE at MTC; Performances Begin 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Lynne Meadow and Barry Grove have announced casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's upcoming world premiere of LOST LAKE, the new play by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. The play will feature Oscar nominee John Hawkes (The Sessions, Winter's Bone) and Tracie Thoms (Rent, "Cold Case"). (more...)

Summer Stages: Vermont's Summer Season Offers Something for Everyone
by Erin McIntyre - Jun 3, 2014

The performing arts come alive in Vermont during the summer months, and this year's season promises to be an exciting one. Vermont's summer theater venues are as varied as its productions. Both Unadilla Theater (Marshfield, VT) and QuarryWorks (Adamant, VT) offer an intimate theater-going experience in a picturesque setting where pre-show picnicking is encouraged. For live theater in one of Vermont's beautiful historic spaces, try Stowe Theatre Guild (Town Hall Theatre; Stowe, VT) or Lamoille County Players (Hyde Park Opera House; Hyde Park, VT). Lost Nation Theater (Montpelier, VT), Saint Michael's Playhouse (Colchester, VT), and Weston Playhouse (Weston, VT) routinely bring in top-notch professional performers from across the country. Each of these theaters has a full summer/fall season: (more...)

MTC's American Premiere of Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION Opens Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Lion, the new musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, and directed by Sean Daniels, runs at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The five-week limited engagement for The Lion will open tonight, June 26. (more...)

Miranda Lambert And PEDIGREE Brand Unite To Help Shelter Dogs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

More than four million dogs enter shelters each year - and the PEDIGREE Brand is dedicated to helping change the lives of shelter dogs in a big way. To show their support, today PEDIGREE announced plans to improve shelters across the country through a shelter renovation project. This project is a continuation of the documentary-style See what good food can do campaign that launched in earlier this year to show first-hand how good food can change the lives of shelter dogs, like those featured in the campaign. (more...)

CASA VALENTINA Begins Final Week on Broadway; Extended Run Ends 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

CASA VALENTINA, the critically acclaimed world premiere play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, begins the final week of its extended run Tuesday, June 24 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The production is presented by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer), by special arrangement with Colin Callender, Robert Cole, Frederick Zollo and The Shubert Organization. (more...)

BWW Previews: Behind the Scenes in Vermont Summer Theater
by Erin McIntyre - Jun 20, 2014

Summer in Vermont provides a multitude of theater opportunities for performers and audience members alike, and Broadway World got a behind-the-scenes look at a few of the state's companies and productions. This is by no means a complete list of all the extraordinary summer theater that happens in Vermont, and should be used as a starting point for further exploration. (more...)

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, Starring Sandra Oh, Extends Through July 20 at Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Due to early ticket demand, Victory Gardens Theater adds an additional week of performances to the run of Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden now runs June 13 - July 20, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Primary Stages Announces Casts and Creative Teams for 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director) has announced casting and creative teams for the first two productions of their 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)

MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID with Cherry Jones Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ("House of Cards," "In Treatment"), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), opens tonight, June 17 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street) in a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, August 10. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sandra Oh and More in DEATH AND THE MAIDEN at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its 2013-2014 season with Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. Death and the Maiden runs now through July 13, 2014, with the press performance on June 20, 2014, at Victory Gardens Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. The cast of Death and the Maiden includes Raul Castillo, John Judd and Sandra Oh. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Lysette Anthony to Star in NATURAL AFFECTION at Jermyn Street Theatre, July 15 to August 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

House on The Hill Productions in association with Jermyn Street Theatre presents NATURAL AFFECTION by William Inge, directed by Grace Wessels, set design by Victoria Johnstone, costume design by Emily Stuart, and lighting by Steve Lowe. (more...)

Jake Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut in Nick Payne's CONSTELLATIONS; Opens 1/13 at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) and the Royal Court Theatre, by special arrangement with Ambassador Theatre Group and Dodger Properties, will produce the American premiere ofCONSTELLATIONS, the acclaimed new play by Nick Payne, directed by Michael Longhurst, starring Academy Award nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal, on Broadway. (more...)

MTC's American Premiere of Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of THE LION, the new musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, and directed by Sean Daniels, begins performances tonight, June 10 at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The five-week limited engagement for THE LION will open Thursday, June 26. (more...)

Ethiopian Reggae in NYC, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2014

When Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, the man known as Ras Tafari, visited Jamaica on April 21, 1966, more than one hundred thousand Rastafarians were waiting at Kingston Airport to see the man they revered as the Messiah. For a brief moment, still celebrated by the faithful as Grounation Day, the two countries came together. 18 years later, in 1984, an Ethiopian Jewish family, members of the lost tribe of Israel, walked across the desert, making the long trek to their homeland. And now those three cultures – Jamaica, Ethiopia, and Israel - merge on the new album by Tel Aviv-based Zvuloon Dub System, called Anbessa Dub. (more...)

MTC to Team with Ars Nova for World Premiere of Sharyn Rothstein's BY THE WATER; Opens 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) in association with Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Renee Blinkwolt, Managing Director) just announced the upcoming world premiere of BY THE WATER, the new play by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Hal Brooks. (more...)

The Container Collective & SummerWorks Festival Present Canadian Premiere of THE CONTAINER, 8/7 - 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Five migrants from Somalia, Afghanistan and Turkey have paid an Agent to smuggle them across Europe and into England. Inside a shipping container parked behind the Theatre Centre, the Container Collective invites Toronto audiences to experience the claustrophobic, dark, and cramped conditions that that five refugees endure in order to start a new life. Extremely limited seating is available for shows August 7-17th as part of the SummerWorks Festival. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.summerworks.ca or by calling 416.907.0468. (more...)

Daniel Sunjata, Eric Lange & More Join Blythe Danner in Broadway-Bound THE COUNTRY HOUSE; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) just announced complete Broadway casting for the world premiere co-production of THE COUNTRY HOUSE, the new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. (more...)

MOLIERE ONE ACTS, DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS and More Set for A Noise Within, April-May 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, announces two free readings, a special free family event for Shakespeare's birthday at the theatre, and added dates for our critically acclaimed production of Moliere's Tartuffe upcoming in April and May. (more...)

Zoe Kazan, Cherise Boothe & More to Join Cherry Jones in MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID; Full Cast Confirmed
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club has confirmed complete casting for the upcoming world premiere production of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ('House of Cards,' 'In Treatment'), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park). (more...)

UP Celebrates Easter with THE GREATEST STORIES OF THE BIBLE, Beg. Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

For two weeks in April, television audiences will be treated to an unprecedented collection of inspirational movies and mini-series when UP once again presents 'The Greatest Stories of The Bible' in honor of the Easter season. America's favorite network for uplifting entertainment will mark the holiday for a second year with an Unforgettable programming schedule. Starting today, April 7 and continuing through Easter, Sunday, April 20, UP will air 21 classic stories from the New and Old Testaments (11 never-before-seen on UP), plus one all-new UP Original Movie during prime time, totaling more than 123 hours of programming. (more...)

Peccadillo Theater Co. to Present William Inge's A LOSS OF ROSES, Begin. 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The OBIE, Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company, in association with La Femme Theatre Productions, will present the New York City premiere of the original version of William Inge's A Loss of Roses beginning May 7th at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street, NYC, and continuing through June 7th, 2014. The play opens officially on May 12th at 7 PM. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

The Ware Center Presents Carol Galligan's MOUNTAINS & WATERWAYS, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The Ware Center is perfect-built to showcase large works of art. Carol Galligan, a local artist, takes full advantage of the huge, white walls there. Her new exhibit 'Mountains & Waterways' will open at the Ware Center today, April 4th from 6 - 8 PM. Ms. Galligan will be in attendance. The show runs through April 27 at the Ware Center, 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PAFriday. It is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. or during performances at the Center. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lookingglass' LILKA KADISON Is a Real Charmer at the Falcon
by Don Grigware - Apr 3, 2014

The Last Act of Lilka Kadison/by Nicola Behrman, David Kersnar, Abbie Phillips, Heidi Stillman, Andrew White/directed by Dan Bonnell/Falcon Theatre, produced in association with the Lookingglass Theatre Company*/through April 19 (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

Single Tickets to MTC's THE LION Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Single tickets to the American premiere of THE LION, the new musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, directed by Sean Daniels are available today, Friday, April 25. The five-week limited engagement for THE LION will begin previews on Tuesday, June 10 and open Thursday, June 26 as the second production of MTC's 2013-2014 season of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID with Cherry Jones Begins Rehearsals Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ("House of Cards," "In Treatment"), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) begins rehearsals today. The limited engagement will start previews Wednesday, May 21 and open Tuesday, June 17 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). (more...)

Deborah Hedwall, Patricia Hodges & More to Star in Peccadillo Theater's A LOSS OF ROSES; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The OBIE, Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award-winning Peccadillo Theater Company, in association with La Femme Theatre Productions, has announced the full cast for the play's first NY revival as well as the New York City premiere of the published version of William Inge's A Loss of Roses. Performances begin May 8th (not May 7th as previously announced) at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street, NYC, and continuing through June 7th, 2014. The play opens officially on May 12th at 7 PM. (more...)

VIDEO: Joss Whedon's IN YOUR EYES, Starring Zoe Kazan, Now Available Online
by Movies News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

At last night's Tribeca Film Festival, Joss Whedon and Kai Cole, creators of Bellwether Pictures, made a surprise announcement regarding their upcoming film IN YOUR EYES. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/20/2014
by BWW - Apr 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

Ann Peacock to Pen Feature Screenplay based on SAVING THE LOST TRIBE
by Movies News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Ann Peacock ("The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe") is set to write a feature screenplay based on the acclaimed book Saving the Lost Tribe. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Noise Within Presents Resonating Version of Inge's COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA
by Don Grigware - Apr 15, 2014

Come Back, Little Sheba/by William Inge/directed by Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott/a Noise Within, Pasadena/through May 17 (more...)

MY M&M's' Celebrates 'May The 4th' With Star Wars-Themed Products
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

MT. ARLINGTON, N.J., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ To celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4 th, MY M&M'S is unveiling 'sweet' Star Wars-themed MY M&M'S chocolate candies and merchandise. Now, fans of either the dark or light side can join the chocolate 'm'pire and display their allegiance with special blends of M&M'S with well-known Star Wars phrases and characters, like Darth Vader and Yoda. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for San Francisco (more...)

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