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[West End, 2023]
[Broadway, 2003]
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[New York, 2002]
Book Revisions



Martin Sherman Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2004 - Best Revival

Martin ShermanAbsolutely! (Perhaps)

Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Book of a Musical

Martin Sherman, The Boy from Oz

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Kacey Ainsworth And Liam Tobin Star In JAB At Finborough Theatre Beginning This Saturday

JAB at Finborough Theatre stars Kacey Ainsworth and Liam Tobin in a poignant play about a married couple navigating COVID-19 lockdown challenges. Catch this relatable story until March 16 with special discounts for local residents.

Full Cast Set for PLAYER KINGS Starring Ian McKellen, Toheeb Jimoh & Richard Coyle

IAN MCKELLEN, TOHEEB JIMOH & RICHARD COYLE star in Robert Icke's production of PLAYER KINGS, adapted from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2.

Samantha Spiro Joins Cast of THE MOST PRECIOUS OF GOODS, Replacing Allan Corduner

Olivier Award-winner Samantha Spiro has joined the production of The Most Precious of Goods following the withdrawal of Allan Corduner who is recovering from pneumonia. 

Video: Celebrate 20 Years of THE BOY FROM OZ

2O years ago, on October 16, 2003, The Boy From Oz opened on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre, where it went on to play 32 previews and 365 regular performances.

Student Blog: Ready for Junior Year

I have officially arrived at the point in high school that every student anxiously awaits: I am an upperclassman. Doors are opening in the world of the arts, and new opportunities are aplenty.

Mujeres En El México Revolucionario, Futbol, Migración, Drogas Y La Conquista Espiritual, Temas De La Temporada Otoño �" Invierno De La CNTeatro

Mujeres en el México revolucionario, futbol, migración, drogas y la conquista espiritual, temas de la Temporada Otoño – Invierno de la CNTeatro. The Inbal will premiere seven stage productions by different creators and in different venues.

The Road Theatre Company Unveils 2023-2024 Season of Plays

Get a sneak peek into the upcoming 2023-2024 season at The Road Theatre Company. Discover the exciting lineup of plays you won't want to miss, and mark your calendars for an unforgettable experience. From thrilling dramas to captivating comedies, The Road Theatre Company has something for everyone.

HB Playwrights Theatre Performs a Scene From NEW YEAR'S DAY (SAE HAE) by Youlim Nam

New Year's Day (Sae Hae), a full-length play written by Youlim Nam, is set to showcase a reprisal of one of its scenes at the HB Playwrights Theatre as part of The Independent Study Project Lab on August 20th, 2023 at 3 pm.

EISENHOWER: THIS PIECE OF GROUND Starring John Rubinstein Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow

Beginning on June 13, Tony Award winner John Rubinstein (Pippin, Children of a Lesser God) returns to the New York stage starring as President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground.

Two Extra Performances Added to The West End Run of ROSE, Starring Maureen Lipman

The award-winning, critically acclaimed 5-star production of Martin Sherman's ROSE will extend at the Ambassadors Theatre, due to phenomenal demand. Two extra matinees are now on sale, with tickets available for Saturday 10 and Saturday 17 June at 2.30pm.

Review: ROSE, Ambassadors Theatre

Maureen Lipman's one woman show traces a Holocaust survivor's journey to find home

SELF TAPE Returns to The Kings Head Theatre Next Month

Following sell out performances in April as part of their Queer Interrogation season the ground-breaking, critically acclaimed Gay play Self Tape is back for a limited run at The Kings Head Theatre from 18th June - 2nd July.

THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE Leads Our Top Ten Shows For May

As we wait to throw off our thermals and the sun to show its face, London has some theatrical treats to tickle your tastebuds this May.


What did our critic think of GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM at The Bent? The Bent, Palm Springs' new LGBTQ theatre company, is alive and well, and I couldn't be happier. Our previous gay theatre company drifted away from gay-centric pieces in its last seasons, and I didn't realize how much I missed seeing such shows. As I watched The Bent's recent production of Martin Sherman's Gently Down the Stream, exploring an older gay man's memories, I found myself saying 'These are my people. I know their story.' Not only is The Bent telling gay stories - they are consistently telling them damned well!

Cast Announced For Gilbert & Sullivan's RUDDIGORE At Wilton's Music Hall

Victorian ghosts and a sensational cast are set to raise the roof of Wilton's Music Hall from 14th - 25th March in Peter Benedict's unmissable production of Gilbert & Sullivan's RUDDIGORE or The Witch's Curse.

Tickets From £30 for ROSE, Starring Maureen Lipman

The award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Martin Sherman’s Rose transfers to the Ambassador’s Theatre for 28 performances, from Tuesday 23rd of May after sell-out runs at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester, and The Park Theatre, London once again starring Maureen Lipman.

ROSE, Starring Maureen Lipman, to Receive West End Transfer

Maureen Lipman is to return to the West End in Martin Sherman's Rose. Following successful runs at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and London’s Park Theatre, the show will run at the Ambassador's Theatre for only 28 performances.

Theatre Director Nancy Meckler Releases New Book 'Notes From the Rehearsal Room'

Theatre director Nancy Meckler’s book Notes from the Rehearsal Room is intended for anyone interested, professionally or as a theatregoer, in what is involved in turning words on a page into a theatrical event.

DUET FOR ONE Starring Tara Fitzgerald Joins Orange Tree Theatre's 2023 Season

The Orange Tree Theatre has announced their production of Tom Kempinski’s 1980 drama Duet For One. Richard Beecham makes his OT debut directing Tara Fitzgerald (Stephanie Abrahams) and Maureen Beattie (Dr Feldmann) in this new adaptation accompanied by live music.

Hugh Jackman Is Open to Playing Peter Allen From THE BOY FROM OZ Again

Hugh Jackman has revealed that he is open to playing Peter Allen from The Boy From Oz again. Jackman, who said that playing Peter Allen was 'the most fun [he's] ever had,' looked back on the celebrities who joined him onstage during performances, including Matt Damon, Barbara Walters, and Sarah Jessica Parker, in a new interview.


Martin Sherman has written 11 shows including Ten Nights in a Barroom (Lyricist), New York! New York! (Playwright), Cracks (Playwright), Rio Grande (Playwright), Bent (Playwright), Messiah (Playwright), When She Danced (Playwright), A Madhouse in Goa (Playwright), The Boy From Oz (Bookwriter), Rose (Playwright), Gently Down the Stream (Playwright).

Martin Sherman has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout his career. Some of these nominations include Best Revival at the Olivier Awards for "Absolutely! (Perhaps)", Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "The Boy from Oz" and "Wicked", and the BBC Award for the Play of the Year at the Olivier Awards for "Rose". These nominations highlight Sherman's talent and recognition in the Broadway industry.

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