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[Broadway, 1933]
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[Broadway, 1925]
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Heather Chrisler and Carin Silkaitis

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Cody Proctor and Heather Chrisler

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[Broadway, 1933]
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[Broadway, 1925]
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Writing
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Sophie Treadwell Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Revival of a Play or Comedy Gold Star
Sophie TreadwellMachinal

Sophie Treadwell News

Symphony Space to Present Elevator Repair Service's World Premiere of ULYSSES Photo Symphony Space to Present Elevator Repair Service's World Premiere of ULYSSES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Symphony Space, which celebrates James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses in its beloved annual Bloomsday on Broadway, marks the milestone occasion of the book’s 100th anniversary with a new commission in which Elevator Repair Service (ERS) brings the novel to wild, illuminating theatrical life.

Celia Keenan-Bolger & Portia to Host Instagram Live Conversation on PLEASURE MACHINE Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger & Portia to Host Instagram Live Conversation on PLEASURE MACHINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2022

Tune in this Wednesday, February 2nd at 12pm ET to Colt Coeur’s Instagram page (@coltcoeur) for a live discussion between Colt Coeur Board member Celia Keenan-Bolger, and her To Kill A Mockingbird co-star Portia.

Colt Coeur Announces 2021-2022 CoCo Residents and New Commissions Photo Colt Coeur Announces 2021-2022 CoCo Residents and New Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021

For the fifth consecutive year, Colt Coeur has welcomed a select group of emerging playwrights and directors to be CoCo Residents. This year’s cohort is comprised of playwrights Lily Gonzales (they/them) and Lizzie Stern (she/her), and directors Borna Barzin (he/him) and Sarah Blush (she/her).

History Matters Announces Streaming Dates For Judith Barlow Prize Readings and Opens  Photo History Matters Announces Streaming Dates For Judith Barlow Prize Readings and Opens 2022 Application
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

History Matters: Celebrating Women's Plays of the Past announces streaming dates for the virtual readings of their 2020 and 2021 Judith Barlow Prize-winning plays. After delays due to the pandemic, History Matters will present pre-recorded Zoom readings of the winning plays in collaboration with Nora's Playhouse. 

Colt Coeur to Present Audio Thriller PLEASURE MACHINE Photo Colt Coeur to Present Audio Thriller PLEASURE MACHINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021

Colt Coeur, in association with creative producer Emma Orme and director Tara Elliott, will present the premiere of Pleasure Machine, a nine-episode audio thriller that collides Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 expressionist drama Machinal with adrienne maree brown’s Pleasure Activism.

THE LOVE HATE CLUB Premieres as Part of the Broadway Bound Theater Festival at Theatr Photo THE LOVE HATE CLUB Premieres as Part of the Broadway Bound Theater Festival at Theatre Row
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

The Love Hate Club by Juan Ramirez, Jr. is a love dramedy about Lily, on her way to a new life, she finds herself face-to-face with her ex, Mia, and it's clear she has to decide if the one who got away, should stay away. The play calls attention to young love and the love/hate relationships we experience.

Colt Coeur Announces New Date and Casting for FEEL THE SPIRIT by Noelle Vi√Īas Photo Colt Coeur Announces New Date and Casting for FEEL THE SPIRIT by Noelle Vi√Īas
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021

Feel The Spirit pushes against the isolation of virtual engagement by inviting audience members to turn their cameras on, and engage in moments of real-time reflection. A made-for-Zoom play commissioned by Shotgun Players. 

History Matters: Celebrating Women's  Plays Of The Past Awards Judith Barlow Prize Fo Photo History Matters: Celebrating Women's Plays Of The Past Awards Judith Barlow Prize For Student Playwrights To Gelaine Vestal
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021

Not-for-profit, History Matters: Celebrating Women's Plays of the Past (formerly History Matters/Back to the Future) has announced its winner for this year's Judith Barlow Prize. The Annual Judith Barlow Prize is awarded to a student playwright for an exceptional one-act play inspired by the work of an historic female playwright.

Eden Theater Company to Present PLAYWRIGHT'S LAB III Photo Eden Theater Company to Present PLAYWRIGHT'S LAB III
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2020

Eden Theater Company will present The Playwright's Lab III, a reading series of new one-act plays by emerging playwrights, created for and presented on Zoom. Performances will be on Monday, October 26 at 8pm, Tuesday, October 27 at 8pm, and Wednesday, October 28 at 8pm, livestreamed on Zoom via Eden Theater Company's Facebook page.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST PLAYS of the Past 100 Years (1920-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!

Sophie Treadwell Videos

BWW TV: Chatting with Rebecca Hall and the Company of MACHINAL on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and opened Thursday night, Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand at the after party to chat with the entire company. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: On the MACHINAL Red Carpet with Christian Borle, Victor Garber and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 17, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on December 20 and opened last night, Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with the evening's guests before the curtain went up, including Susan Sarandon, Victor Garber, Christian Borle, Katie Finneran and more. Check out what they had to say on opening night below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Rebecca Hall & More in Roundabout's MACHINAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, written by Sophie Treadwell and directed by Lyndsey Turner, began previews on, Friday, December 20 at 8:00PM ahead of an official opening on Jan. 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway. Machinal is a limited engagement through March 2. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Rebecca Hall and the Cast of MACHINAL- Meet the Company!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 27, 2013

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will present Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall as 'Young Woman' in a new Broadway production of Machinal, by Sophie Treadwell, directed by Lyndsey Turner. The cast will include Suzanne Bertish as 'Mother', Michael Cumpsty as 'Husband',Morgan Spector as 'Lover' and Damian Baldet, Ashley Bell, Jeff Biehl, Arnie Burton, Ryan Dinning, Scott Drummond, Dion Graham, Edward James Hyland, Jason Loughlin, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Daniel Pearce, Henny Russell, Karen Walsh,Michael Warner. The cast met the press earlier this week and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the company. Check out what they had to say about the production below!

BWW TV: Casts of BAD JEWS, THE WINSLOW BOY & More Kick Off Roundabout's Season
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2013

Earlier this week, the casts and creative teams of Roundabout Theatre Company's fall shows (The Winslow Boy, Bad Jews, and Too Much, Too Much) gathered to kick off the upcoming season. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out interviews with the casts below!


Sophie Treadwell Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Sophie Treadwell written?
Sophie Treadwell has written 7 shows including Gringo (Playwright), O, Nightingale (Playwright), Machinal (Playwright), Ladies Leave (Playwright), Lone Valley (Playwright), Plumes in the Dust (Playwright), Hope for a Harvest (Playwright).

What awards has Sophie Treadwell been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Play or Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Machinal .

What awards has Sophie Treadwell won?
Best Revival of a Play or Comedy (Olivier Awards) for Machinal .