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Merrimack Repertory Theatre Announces Changes To the 2020-21 Season Photo Merrimack Repertory Theatre Announces Changes To the 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

Due to the global pandemic, Courtney Sale, the Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director, and Bonnie J. Butkas, Executive Director, today announced major changes to the schedule for the upcoming season at Merrimack Repertory Theatre. 

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season - YOUNG AMERICANS By Lauren Yee, Photo Merrimack Repertory Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season - YOUNG AMERICANS By Lauren Yee, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) today announced six of the seven plays for the 2020-21 Season, including the world premiere of Young Americans by Lauren Yee, as well as two of the plays originally scheduled for the current season, according to new Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.

Act II Playhouse Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo Act II Playhouse Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020

Act II Playhouse in Ambler, PA announces its 2020-2021 season.

MRT Postpones Productions Photo MRT Postpones Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020

Due to the rapidly changing public health recommendations around COVID-19, Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will postpone its upcoming productions of The Lowell Offering and Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End.

Philadelphia Stars Fill The Walnut Stage For Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN Photo Philadelphia Stars Fill The Walnut Stage For Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.

Greenville Theatre Announces 94th Season Photo Greenville Theatre Announces 94th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2020

Greenville Theatre donors, sponsors, and advertisers were treated to a musical 'season reveal' at the annual announcement party on January 26. Executive Artistic Director Allen McCalla thanked the attendees for their continued support before expressing his delight with the remarkable body of work being presented in the upcoming season.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Will Bring NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Home to Lowell Photo Merrimack Repertory Theatre Will Bring NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Home to Lowell
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present its critically acclaimed production of Nina Simone: Four Women, first staged last spring with Northlight Theatre in Chicago, to Lowell from February 12 to March 8 only at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, according to Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas and Interim Artistic Director Terry Berliner.

MRT Announces New Artistic Director Courtney Sale Photo MRT Announces New Artistic Director Courtney Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2019

The Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) Board of Trustees and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas announced today that Courtney Sale, Artistic Director of Seattle Children's Theatre, will become the Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director here in March. She will be the first woman to serve as artistic director and the first to fill the position since it was named in honor of Founding Chair Nancy L. Donahue.

AN INSPECTOR CALLS Comes to the Historic Arcade Theatre Photo AN INSPECTOR CALLS Comes to the Historic Arcade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Florida Repertory Theatre has announced the opening of 'An Inspector Calls' by J.B. Priestley to continue it's 2019-2020 Season. Playing in the Historic Arcade Theatre Dec. 6-22, the run includes four nearly sold-out previews Dec. 3-5.

BWW Review: ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END at SHEA'S 710 THEATRE- As Funny as You Remembe Photo BWW Review: ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END at SHEA'S 710 THEATRE- As Funny as You Remember
by Michael Rabice - Nov 6, 2019

For those of a certain age, growing up included reading or hearing the voices of columnists and commentators like Paul Harvey, Dear Abby, Howard Cosell, and Erma Bombeck . In fact Erma and Abby had columns that often ran side by side. Dear Abby gave advice and Erma commented on the every day life of American housewives. While all of these names will be lost on millennials, everyone over 45 years old will have some memory of these folks. A production of the one act play 'ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END' is playing at Shea's 710 Theatre through November 10th after it's successful run at Rochester's Geva Theatre, and includes the same cast. That is, a cast of one.

Repeat Show Announced For NANCY REDMAN At United Solo Festival Photo Repeat Show Announced For NANCY REDMAN At United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

NANCY REDMAN RETURNS - AGAIN - TO THE UNITED SOLO FESTIVAL as The Best Of The Festival's First Decade with a repeat performance of 'AT WIT'S END: A HOME FOR RETIRED COMICS'.

Karen MacDonald Stars as Erma Bombeck in AT WIT'S END at MRT Photo Karen MacDonald Stars as Erma Bombeck in AT WIT'S END at MRT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) announced today that critically acclaimed Boston actress Karen MacDonald will star next April in Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel, and Terry Berliner, MRT's Interim Artistic Director, will direct.

Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY Comes To Arizona Theatre Company Stages Photo Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY Comes To Arizona Theatre Company Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

Arizona Theatre Company (Sean Daniels, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) announces that Silent Sky, written by the nation's most-produced playwright two of the last three years, Lauren Gunderson,is coming to stages in Tucson and Phoenix.

AT WIT'S END Scheduled To Replace The Cancelled National Tour Of XANADU Photo AT WIT'S END Scheduled To Replace The Cancelled National Tour Of XANADU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

President of Shea's Performing Arts Center, Michael G. Murphy is pleased to announce the Western New York premiere of Erma Bombeck a?oeAt Wit's Enda?? at Shea's 710 Theatre will replace the cancelled national tour of Xanadu. RWS Entertainment Group announced the cancellation of a?oeXanadua?? earlier this week. Shea's 710 will be presenting Rochester's Geva Theatre's production of At Wit's End starring syndicated columnist Pam Sherman as Erma following its sold-out run at The Denver Center for the Performing Arts this September.

The Horizon Theatre Announces THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Photo The Horizon Theatre Announces THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

Horizon Theatre Company is continuing its outstanding 35th Anniversary Season with one of the most critically acclaimed plays of the past decade, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards including 'Best Play,' the show brings Mark Haddon's beloved best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage, adapted by two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens.  Horizon Theatre Company's Atlanta premiere starts performances September 20, 2019 (Press Opening September 27, 2019) and runs until October 27, 2019 at Horizon Theatre in Little Five Points/Inman Park (1083 Austin Avenue N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307)  Atlanta. This show is a co-production between Horizon Theatre Company and Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, Georgia. This production will move to Aurora for a run from January 9 through February 9, 2020. The play is sponsored in part by The Marcus Autism Center, a subsidiary of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Osiason Educational Foundation.

Nancy Redman Returns To United Solo Festival Photo Nancy Redman Returns To United Solo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Actress/playwright/stand-up comedian Nancy Redman returns to the United Solo Theatre Festival with her new one-woman show At Wit's End: A Home for Retired Comics, directed by Bill Cosgriff, Saturday October 19 at 2 PM at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. Nancy is delighted to have as director of her new show the multi-talented Bill Cosgriff, an award winning playwright, actor, and director. Nancy's past three appearances on the United Solo Theatre Festival - the world's largest solo theatre festival currently in its 10th anniversary season - earned her three special awards. For her one-woman shows: The Doctor Is Not In and CLUTTER: I'm Saving My Life and It's Killing Me, she was honored with the Best Comedian Award. For her EMERGENCY A La Carte, she was named Best Stand-Up.

BWW Review: Get Thee to SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott Theatre Photo BWW Review: Get Thee to SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Marriott Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Sep 7, 2019

Chicagoans, lend me your ears: SOMETHING ROTTEN! has landed in Lincolnshire (the one due north of Chicago, not the one due east of Liverpool), and Marriott Theatre's regional premiere is a must-see for fans of musicals, Shakespeare, and comedy. Nominated for ten Tony Awards when it opened on Broadway in 2015, this madcap musical by Karey Kirkpatrick, John O'Farrell, and Wayne Kirkpatrick is in excellent hands with director Scott Weinstein, choreographer Alex Sanchez, and music director Ryan T. Nelson.

MRT Offers New Discounts For Students/Military/Educators - Extends 2 For 40 Photo MRT Offers New Discounts For Students/Military/Educators - Extends 2 For 40
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2019

Back by popular demand! Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) today announced last season's a?oe2 Tickets for $40a?? special, created last year in honor of its 40th Anniversary Season, will continue for the 2019-20 Season, which opens September 11 with Tiny Beautiful Things. The theatre will also introduce a subscription for students and expand its discount periods for educators and military families.

MRT Announces Cast For TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo MRT Announces Cast For TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) today announced the cast for the buoyant Tiny Beautiful Things, Nia Vardalos' stage adaptation of The New York Times' bestseller Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed, directed by Jen Wineman, from September 11 to October 6 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre, according to Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas and Interim Artistic Director Terry Berliner.

MRT Announces ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END For a Full Season Written by Women Photo MRT Announces ERMA BOMBECK: AT WIT'S END For a Full Season Written by Women
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) today announced a lineup change to the 2019-20 Season with the addition of Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel. A one-woman tour-de-force, At Wit's End celebrates the life of one of the 20th Century's most beloved humorists, who wrote more than 4,000 columns for 900 newspapers and 30 million readers.

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