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Edith Wharton

Date of Death: August 11, 1937 (75)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Dorset Theatre Festival Reveals 2024 Season Lineup

Dorset Theatre Festival has announced its 47th Main Stage Summer Season beginning June 21, 2024. Learn more about the full season lineup here!

Berkshire Opera Festival Announces 2024 Season: FAUST And Anthony Davis's THE REEF

Berkshire Opera Festival has announced its 2024 season in Great Barrington, MA and New York City.

Review: THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at The Old Globe

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE is a gorgeously sumptuous and lush production full of beautiful people, costumes, and lighting, as it explores the true cost of keeping up appearances.  THE AGE OF INNOCENCE is playing at The Old Globe Theatre through March 10th.

Exclusive Photos: First Look at THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at the Old Globe

BroadwayWorld has your first look at three new exclusive photos from The Old Globe's world premiere production of The Age of Innocence. Check out the photos here!

WAM Theatre Unveils 15th Anniversary Season

​WAM Theatre has unveiled its 2024 season centering new paths and brave futures, through four innovative theatrical stories and a special 15th Anniversary Benefit.

Double Bill ROMAN REVER and THE HUMAN VOICE Come to Pegasus Opera Company

Pegasus Opera Company and Hagemann Rosenthal Associates are proud to present a double bill featuring the gripping female driven stories of Roman Fever by Philip Hagemann and The Human Voice (La Voix Humaine) by Francis Poulenc, play by Jean Cocteau at Susie Sainsbury Theatre, Royal Academy of Music, London.

Callum Adams, Shereen Ahmed & More to Star in the World Premiere of THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at The Old Globe

The Old Globe has revealed the full cast and creative team for the Globe-commissioned world premiere of The Age of Innocence.

THE BUCCANEERS Renewed For Season Two on Apple TV+

The music-driven series blends 1870s English aristocracy with a modern soundtrack produced by Stella Mozgawa (of the band Warpaint) and packed with songs from Taylor Swift, Maggie Rogers, Brandi Carlile and more, along with original music from Folick, Lucius, Alison Mosshart, Warpaint, Gracie Abrams, Sharon Van Etten, Bully, and more.

La Jolla Playhouse Unveils Projects for 2023 DNA New Work Series

La Jolla Playhouse has revealed the dates and projects for its 2023 DNA New Work Series, running November 30 – December 10.

WAM to Present Musical Trio For Fall Cabaret

WAM Theatre has just announced a thrilling musical trio for their upcoming Fall Cabaret, which will run for 4 nights only. Get all the details about the dates and venue here.

Review: BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA at Odyssey Theatre

Birds of North America Is a brilliantly well produced drama with a quiet, luminous, elegiac quality, at the Odyssey Theatre in West Los Angeles. With exquisite subtlety and sensitivity in the writing by award-winning playwright Anna Ouyang Moench, it chronicles the relationship of a father and daughter over the course of roughly a decade.

Apple THE BUCCANEERS Series to Feature Music By Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo & More

The series is packed with songs from top female performers like Taylor Swift, Boygenius, Maggie Rogers, Bikini Kill, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Angel Olsen, Brandi Carlile and more, along with  original music from Folick, Lucius, Alison Mosshart, Warpaint, Gracie Abrams, Sharon Van Etten, Bully, Danielle Ponder and more, as well as composers AVAWAVES.

SEX AND THE CITY Author Candace Bushnell Brings Her One-Woman Show To The Bushnell November 4

Candace Bushnell brings her one-woman show to The Bushnell on November 4, giving audiences a chance to meet the real Carrie Bradshaw.

Review: THE SHADOW OF A DOUBT At Shaw Festival

Unearthing a hidden gem is always intriguing- whether it be a true fossil, pirates booty, discarded musical manuscript, or perhaps a virtually unknown play. The Shaw Festival is the lucky producer who gets to produce a never before seen mystery by the celebrated author Edith Wharton. For the first time, audiences get to be mesmerized by THE SHADOW OF A DOUBT, Wharton's one and only play that was written in 1901, never produced and found in a library archives in 2016.

FAT HAM, RIDE, and More Set For the Old Globe's 2024 Season

The Old Globe has announced its 2024 Season with a lineup of premieres and new adaptations. Learn more about the productions in the upcoming season here!


Great Barrington Public Theater and The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home in Lenox, MA, will bring to stage a cry for universal liberty and the power of the vote that remains as clear in 2023 as it was over a century and a half ago when Julia Ward Howe delivered it to the Boston Radical Club.  

CALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF to Play at Nantucket's White Heron Theatre Beginning This Weekend

Call Fosse at the Minskoff, a 90-minute solo play written and performed by Mimi Quillin, and directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Berresse, will play at Nantucket's White Heron Theatre Company.

Edith Wharton's THE SHADOW OF A DOUBT Has Its World Premiere At The Shaw

​​​​​​​The Shadow of a Doubt, Edith Wharton's drama of the world she dissected so brilliantly in novels such as The Age of Innocence, began previews July 16 at The Shaw's Royal George Theatre. Peter Hinton-Davis directs the world premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist's only known full-length play.

Mimi Quillin's CALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF Directed by Michael Berresse to Premiere at Vassar College

Get ready for the premiere of Mimi Quillin's CALL FOSSE AT THE MINSKOFF! Directed by Michael Berresse, this solo play promises to captivate audiences. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic at Powerhouse Theater Season.

Great Barrington Public Theater Names Judy Braha Associate Artistic Director

GBPT Artistic Director Jim Frangione and Executive Director Deann Simmons Halper have announced the appointment of Judy Braha to the newly created position, Associate Artistic Director. In that capacity she will play an integral role choosing and creatively programming future productions and developing new work.


How many shows has Edith Wharton written?

Edith Wharton has written 6 shows including The Joy of Living (Playwright), The House of Mirth (Playwright), The Custom of the Country (Source Material), Summer (Source Material), Lily (Source Material), Ethan Frome (Source Material).

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