The Women

American Airlines Theatre (New York, NY)
229 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY
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The Women is a comedy of manners by Clare Boothe Luce.

The play is an acerbic commentary on the pampered lives and power struggles of various wealthy Manhattan socialites and up-and-comers and the gossip that propels and damages their relationships. While men frequently are the subject of their lively discussions and play an important role in the action on-stage, they are strictly characters mentioned but never seen.

The original Broadway production, directed by Robert B. Sinclair, opened on December 26, 1936 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 657 performances with an all-female cast that included Arlene Francis, Ilka Chase, and Marjorie Main.

DSS Announces Integration of SMART Alerts into Computerized Patient Record System Version 31 for Women's Health Strategic Health Care Group Request
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

The Health Informatics Specialist (HIS) configurable system sends real-time alerts notifying providers when patients have abnormal test results, ensuring proper care delivery through treatment and follow-up. Once a user processes a SMART Alert, it takes them immediately to the note tab in CPRS, providing them with the option to default the note, or add an addendum to an existing note, and accurately document patient care plans. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, July 15, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 9, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 15, 2014! (more...)

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Has Harsh Words on News of Rosie O'Donnell's Return to THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Hasselbeck called in to FOX AND FRIENDS to share her displeasure over the recent report that O'Donnell would be coming back to the show. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Caroline Bowman and Desi Oakley Discuss Playing 'Eva Perón' in EVITA Tour
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2014

Caroline Bowman and Desi Oakley, The Women who share the role of Eva Peron on the first national tour of EVITA, stopped by CBS Studios in Pittsburgh to discuss the show, their character, and opening night. EVITA will be playing at The Benedum Center from July 8th to July 13th. Tickets start at $35.75 and are available online at, by calling 412-456-6666 or at the Box Office at Theater Square. Groups of 10 or more enjoy exclusive discounts and specialty packages. Visit for further information. (more...)

BWW Reviews: RICHARD III, Trafalgar Studios, July 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

All the talk about this Richard III will be about Martin Freeman. It's unavoidable really. Well-known television star takes on one of the big Shakespearean roles and a role outside what might be seen as his comfort zone. Any review therefore will need to confront this head on. (more...)

Tom Dugan's WIESENTHAL to Begin Performances 10/24 at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Tony Award winner Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots, The Normal Heart) and Karyl Lynn Burns (The Best is Yet to Come) present the New York premiere of Wiesenthal, the award-winning play written by and starring Tom Dugan and directed by Jenny Sullivan. Wiesenthal launches a limited 14-week engagement, from October 24 through February 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row, (410 W. 42nd Street). Opening night is November 5. (more...)

Entrepreneurs: Submit Your Start-up for an Opportunity to Compete for $1 Million in Cash and In-kind Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

As part of this year's competition, AMIC is making a concerted effort to reach out to The Women and minority business communities for applicants. “NEI is committed to inclusion and social equity as a driving value and we're excited that the competition, which we helped found, is engaging more broadly,” noted David Egner, Executive Director of the New Economy Initiative. “US small business is comprised of roughly 35 percent women and 10 percent minority lead companies. Accelerate Michigan is looking to engage entrepreneurs that are representative of the business community at large.” (more...)

Nike Sportswear Presents the Women's Air Force 1 Collection
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

In 1982, the cross-pollination of running technology into basketball forever changed the trajectory of basketball footwear. Nike Air, although invisible, made its court debut in the sole of the Air Force 1. Three decades later, Nike Sportswear reintroduces and re-envisions the iconic basketball shoe for The Women who have adopted this style as their own. (more...)

by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Lisa Rinna has officially joined the cast of Bravo's REAL HOUSEWIVES OF BEVERLY HILLS. According to the site, the actress passed up an offer to join ABC's The View as a new co-host. (more...)

The American Diabetes Association Launches 'Tour de Cure Women's Series', 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA(Marketwired - Jul 8, 2014) - The American Diabetes Association kicks off their Tour de Cure Women's Series with two events this year happening in Southern California on Saturday, September 13 and in Northern California on Sunday, October 26. Whether an avid cyclist or just a beginner, the Tour de Cure Women's Series is a chance to ride in sisterhood to celebrate all women living with diabetes and all those affected by the disease. (more...)

ADRIAN MOLE Musical To Premiere At Curve, March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

With book and lyrics by Jake Brunger and music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary, this new musical of Sue Townsend's best seller will open on 17 March 2015, with previews from 7 March, and runs until 4 April. Tickets are on public sale on Thursday 10 July. (more...)

Championship Showdown Between Conway, Farano Continues in Canada
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

BOWMANVILLE, ON - The Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America will continue its exciting 2014 season with two rounds July 11-13 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, with championship leader Kevin Conway looking to hold of a challenge from Canadian standout John Farano and the rest of the field. (more...)

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital(MCMH) in Red Oak, Iowa, has retained B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, to lead a national Chief Executive Officer search. As the top executive search firm in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. (more...)

Arrow's Cathy Morris Receives Recognition among Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology Ranking by National Diversity Council
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Morris was selected to the list based on her leadership within Arrow and the technology industry; direct contributions to business growth and the strategic direction of the company; record of accomplishments; commitment to mentoring the next generation of female professionals in the industry and to corporate citizenship; and high integrity and ethical behavior. (more...)

Goodman Theatre's BRIGADOON Extends Again Through August 17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

By popular demand, Brigadoon extends its stay at Goodman Theatre for the second time; seven performances just added, running now through August 17. (more...)

Badac Theatre Company and Escalator East to Edinburgh Present THE FLOOD, 1 - 24 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, described at the time as 'the war to end all wars', Badac Theatre Company present a typically uncompromising portrayal of the unspeakable horror wrought on humanity by wars past, present and, God forbid, future. (more...)

30 Bird and Escalator East to Edinburgh Present DOMESTIC LABOUR: A STUDY IN LOVE, 1 - 23 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

A love story between a man and woman, East and West, about the mundane and the monumental, the personal and the political, the dust behind the bed and the Iranian baby boom. Domestic Labour is a darkly humorous love story told through the nitty gritty of daily life, revealing stories about past girlfriends, marriage, Islamic law and Brigitte Bardot as the man and his absent wife negotiate the very domestic battle over who does the washing up. (more...)

Haven Theatre Company's 2014-2015 Season to Include HOT GEORGIA SUNDAY & DON'T GO GENTLE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Haven Theatre Company announces their 2014-2015 season. The company's second full season features two Chicago premiere productions: Catherine Trieschmann's Hot Georgia Sunday, directed by Marti Lyons, at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., and Stephen Belber's Don't Go Gentle, directed by Cody Estle, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets will go on sale at a later date and will be announced on the Haven Theatre Company website: (more...)

Gina Keatley Becomes New Spokeswoman of the Dukan Diet Weight-Loss Plan
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

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THEY CALL ME Q Now On Sale Through Labor Day
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2014

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's newest hit THEY CALL ME Q today put a new block of seats on sale through Labor Day. The award-winning THEY CALL ME Q opened June 4th to unanimous rave reviews, led by the Village Voice which praised the emotionally charged comedy for delivering "a winning tale thanks to author and actor Qurrat Ann Kadwani's dead-on impersonations of New Yorkers and some unselfconscious spoofing of her own immigrant iterations growing up tough in the Bronx." (more...)

BWW Reviews: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Soars at Berkshire Theatre Group
by Larry Murray - Jul 6, 2014

When it comes to works by Stephen Sondheim, the music is everything, and the Berkshire Theatre Group does not let us down. (more...)

Novato Fit Body Boot Camp Celebrates Grand Opening; Owner Explains its 'Poetic Significance'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

Melissa McMinn, owner of the new Novato Fit Body Boot Camp, thinks there's a certain poetic significance in opening her new fitness boot camp in a recently revitalized space in downtown Novato. (more...)

Infinite Variety Productions Presents CENSORED ON FINAL APPROACH, 8/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2014

"Censored on Final Approach" is the story of four WASP (Women Air Force Service Pilots), a group of roughly one thousand women hired by the United States Air Force during WWII to fly military aircrafts and tow targets for live anti-aircraft artillery practice, thereby freeing male pilots for combat missions. The Women in Ms. Ravel's play are willing to accept any mission for their chance to serve their country, gain the respect of their male counterparts, and experience the thrill of flying. As one of the characters in the play puts it, "The difference between the men here and us? You have to be here, we want to be here." In the face of prejudice from male pilots who respond with constant sabotaging of their planes, these women go to extremes to prove their worth. "Look at us," says one. "We are no longer normal. We take any mission, no matter how dangerous, we are scared to smile, scared to act like ourselves. Scared that we will lose the chance to fly." When a fellow female pilot crashes, however, the surviving WASPs begin to question their roles and their readiness to risk everything to prove themselves in the cockpit. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Stella Adler Welcomes the Telling Tales of Earthquake Survivors from Down Under in MUNTED
by Gil Kaan - Jul 6, 2014

A short and sweet informative narrative directly from the mouths of earthquake survivors comes to fruition in Munted (A New Zealand slang for 'busted, destroyed, ruined'). (more...)

Jaded Eyes Arts Collective Presents THE FOX, 7/18-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

Jaded Eyes Arts Collective presents the NYC revival of The Fox by Allan Miller this July. Unseen in New York City since its debut at the Roundabout Theatre in 1982, The Fox promises to bring to the stage a riveting exploration of powerful themes on male/female power dynamics, femininity, sexuality, and the complex relationship between our physical and mental desires. Tickets can be purchased by visiting (more...)

Ecole Supérieure d'Arts Plastiques Presents Mickalene Thomas, Today Through 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2014

For Mickalene Thomas's exhibition Femme au divan II at the Pavillon Bosio at the Ecole Superieure d'Arts Plastiques in Monaco, the artist will present a collection of paintings, a series of photographs, and a new video. With her unbounded experimentation and vivid imagination, Thomas evolves splendid images of black women through an astounding array of artistic and material forms, as well as through the lens of myriad art historical, cultural, and social references. (more...)

Lee Wilkof, Bobby Moreno and More Set for Playwrights Horizons' BOOTYCANDY and GRAND CONCOURSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Playwrights Horizons has announced initial casting for its upcoming 2014/2015 Season. The announcement includes casting for the first two shows of the season: initial casting for BOOTYCANDY, the New York premiere of a new play written and directed by Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara (In the Continuum, Antebellum, Insurrection: Holding History); and initial casting for GRAND CONCOURSE, the World Premiere of a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature), directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion). (more...)

McGegan, Labelle, & Philharmonia's TESEO Has Successful West Coast Performance, Heads East
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

New York City's early-music scene has fostered a number of fine period-instrument ensembles in the recent past. But for a full-size orchestra of period-instrument specialists who have played together for decades under the direction of a committed and charismatic conductor, New Yorkers need to look west - and may well do so with envy. On Thursday evening the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, led by Nicholas McGegan, gave a performance of Handel's "Teseo" at the Herbst Theater here that confirmed its leading position in the field. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BOSTON BALLET Triumphs at the Close of Its 50th Anniversary Season During First Ever Visit to the Big Apple
by Sondra Forsyth - Jul 3, 2014

On June 27th 2014 at the Koch Theatre in Lincoln Center during The Boston Ballet's first ever engagement in New York City, the company proved to be better than the New York City Ballet at dancing Balanchine. I know I'm not alone in holding that opinion because I overheard several people seated near me express the same sentiment during the enthusiastic applause for Symphony in Three Movements. The principals and soloists were superb, but the corps de ballet was the true star of the show. In particular, the follow-up movements that flowed flawlessly down a long diagonal line of dancers were mesmerizing. Mr. B, who helped bestow the Ford Foundation funding that allowed E. Virginia Williams to found the company in 1963, would surely have been proud. (more...)

Scoop: CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP on ABC - Tuesday, July 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY WIFE SWAP, airing on ABC on Tuesday, July 8, 2014! (more...)

Broadway's ON THE TOWN to Offer Role to Winner of FOX's SYTYCD Season 11!
by TV News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Broadway's ON THE TOWN and FOX's 'SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE' are teaming up to offer the winner of Season 11 a role in this fall's highly anticipated Broadway revival, marking an exciting new addition to the TV series' prize. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, Menier Chocolate Factory, July 2 2014
by N. Morrison - Jul 3, 2014

Forbidden Broadway is back at the Menier Chocolate Factory (last seen there in 2009) and it's like it never left. With a first class cast, excellent musical direction and a ceaseless barrage of jibes about your favourite shows, this is a jolly, fun night out. (more...)

Off The Ground & Firwood Waterloo Rugby Club to Host JASON & THE ARGONAUTS, Aug 1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

This August, join Firwood Waterloo Rugby Club for Play Under the Posts as they present Off The Ground's first public performances of Jason & the Argonauts. Embark on an epic adventure in this unique setting, with Jason and his band of heroic Argonauts. See how Jason uses all his strength and wit to evade the beastly Minotaur, how he and his gang avoid certain doom from The Women on the Isle of Lemnos, and how they evade the lure from the enchanting sounds of the Sirens…and ultimately win in the quest for the Golden Fleece. (more...)

Julian Fellowes Confirms DOWNTON ABBEY Is Likely To Have Another Season
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 2, 2014

Affable and aristocratic creator of Downton Abbey Julian Fellowes confirms that he suspects another season of hit international period-set drama Downton Abbey is more than likely following the conclusion of the upcoming Season Five, airing in the UK later this year and in the US at the start of 2015, according to a new interview. (more...)

Edward Norton and Kate Roche Hope Elected to Signature Theatre Board
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Signature Theatre (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton, Executive Director Erika Mallin) just announced that Edward Norton has been elected as the Board of Trustees' new Chairman andKate Roche Hope has been elected as the new President. Mr. Norton and Mrs. Hope will serve 3 year terms effective immediately. Actor and director Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned) and Richard Willett, the Vice President and General Manager of East Hampton's Wines by Morrell, will also be joining the Board of Trustees. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: Riverside's WEST SIDE STORY Enthralls
by Jeffrey Walker - Jul 12, 2014

WEST SIDE STORY, now playing through August 3 at Riverside Center, still has the power to enthrall audiences with Leonard Bernstein's symphonic jazz score and Stephen Sondheim's young lyrics. The lyrical voices of Quinn Vogt-Welch and Matthew Hirsh as Maria and Tony captivate the audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT Opens at the Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Never underestimate the power of designer shoes on matters of the heart. Theatre Planners presents a romantic comedy by Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Terri Hanauer directs the world premiere of The Way You Look Tonight, opening tonight as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Trailer for Gerard Johnstone's Horror Film HOUSEBOUND
by Movies News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Entertainment Weekly just unveiled a trailer for New Zealand director Gerard Johnstone's upcoming horror thriller HOUSEBOUND. Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Launches New Series in Collaboration with The NY Public Library for the Performing Arts; First Up, Digital Curator Doug Reside on THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jul 11, 2014 is excited to kick off a new special content series, in partnership with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Future entries will delve into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. First up, Doug Reside, Digital Curator for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts writes about The Bridges of Madison County. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch New Promo for 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 11, 2014

50 Shades! The Musical Parody ( at The Elektra Theatre (300 W. 43rd Street) is directed by Al Samuels and Rob Lindley.The cast features David Andino (The Buddy Holly Story), Daniel Bentley (Hairspray), Kaitlyn Frotton (Scab), Chris Grace ('The Awkward Moment'), Tim Murray (MTV's 'White House Down'), Amber Petty (voice of Sirius/XM's Radio Margaritaville), Casey Rogers (Catch Me If You Can), Alec Varcas (Spamalot), Ashley Ward (Baby Wants Candy), andChloe Williamson (Save The Date). Check out just-released highlights from the show below! (more...)

AT&T Named America's Most Recommended Broadband, Television And Telephone Service Provider
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

DALLAS, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ WomenCertified Inc. honored AT&T* U-verse with three Women's Choice Awards as 'America's Most Recommended Brand among women for Broadband, Television and Phone Service Provider.' (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Responds to Hasselbeck's Harsh Comments on Twitter
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

O'Donnell broke her silence by tweeting some short responses to Hasselbeck's harsh words. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE RAPE OF LUCRECE, Queen Elizabeth Hall, July 9 2014
by Gary Naylor - Jul 10, 2014

Gary Naylor sees a beautiful, horrible, fascinating adaptation of Shakespeare's epic poem, a story of chastity and its destruction and of its consequences in shame and revenge. (more...)

Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere Production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton and starring Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon, Liza Colon-Zayas, Tony Award nominee Stephen McKinley Henderson, Michael Rispoli, and Ray Anthony Thomas. The production begins previews tonight, July 10 and will open Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Saturday, August 16, 2014 off-Broadway at Atlantic's main stage Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Stars of Broadway-Bound ON THE TOWN in New Promo!
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2014

This fall, one of America's classic musical comedies is back on Broadway - ON THE TOWN! Below, check out a promo for the show filmed throughout New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: FOX's SYTYCD Opens with Iconic Number from Broadway's ON THE TOWN
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

On The Town choreographer Joshua Bergasse choreographed a performance of the show's iconic opening number, 'New York, New York,' featuring the Top 20 finalists. (more...)

THE VIEW's Joy Behar Calls Hasselbeck's Comments on O'Donnell 'Below the Belt'
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The drama on ABC THE VIEW continues as former co-host Joy Behar weighed in on yesterday's harsh comments by Elisabeth Hasselbeck in her appearance on CNN last night. (more...)

defi SOLUTIONS Receives National Certification as a Women's Business Enterprise
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

WBENC's national standard of certification is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women. (more...)

BABY GIRL to Play FringeNYC, 8/8-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Kutumba Theatre Project, in association with The Present Company as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival, presents the New York premiere of "Baby GirL," a comedy based on true events, written and directed by Kim Ehly (Artistic Director, Kutumba Theatre Project). * Please Note: The title, "Baby GirL," is written with a capital "L" at the end with intention. "Baby GirL" will be presented at Fringe Venue #10 - The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street, btw. 2nd Avenue and the Bowery) in Manhattan. (more...)

A DANCE OF DEATH to Play Finborough Theatre, Begin. 5 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Commissioned by the Finborough Theatre from Cerberus Theatre, the UK premiere and the English world premiere of controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth's Sommer 14 - A Dance of Death in a brand new translation opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 5 August 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 7 August at 7.30pm). (more...)

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