A Doll's Life

Opened: September 23, 1982
Closing: September 26, 1982

A Doll's Life - 1982 - Broadway History , Info & More

Mark Hellinger Theatre
237 West 51st St. New York, NY

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WATCH NIGHT At The Perelman Performing Arts Center Opens Tomorrow
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2023

The Perelman Performing Arts Center (PAC NYC, Executive Director Khady Kamara and Artistic Director Bill Rauch) presents Watch Night at the new performing arts center at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.  The production opens tomorrow, November 8, 2023.

Brandon Michael Nase, Danyel Fulton & More to Star in PAC NYC's Inaugural Commissioned Production WATCH NIGHT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2023

The Perelman Performing Arts Center has revealed complete casting for Watch Night at the new performing arts center at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. 

Maggie Siff, Pico Alexander & More to Star in ORPHEUS DESCENDING at TFANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2023

Theatre for a New Audience will present Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending, July 9–August 6 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Beck Center For The Arts Reveals Historic 90th Anniversary Season Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2023

Beck Center for the Arts has announced its historic 90th Anniversary, and the 2023-2024 Professional Theater Season. Learn more about the full season lineup here!

James Monroe Iglehart-Directed SPELLING BEE And More Announced For TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 53rd Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced its 53rd season to be presented October 2023 through June 2024.

A History of Broadway's Lost Theatres
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Apr 23, 2023

This month, the reader question was: Which Broadway theaters have been demolished/repurposed and when/why?

Did You Know? These 10 Actors Played the Role of Nora in A DOLL'S HOUSE!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2023

A Doll's House is officially back on Broadway! This all new revival is led by Jessica Chastain, taking on the iconic role of 'Nora Helmer' in Henrik Ibsen's landmark drama. While Chastain is the latest star to portray Nora, many have done so before her. Here is a list of 10 actors you may not have known played Nora in A Doll's House!

Ephraim Sykes, Kate Burton & More Join Adrienne Warren Led ROOM on Broadway; Full Cast Announced!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2023

The complete cast has been announced for the US premiere of Room on Broadway. As previously announced, the production will star Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren as Ma. See how to purchase tickets!

English Touring Theatre Announces MACBETH & More for 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2023

ETT (English Touring Theatre) has announced their new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and further programming for 2023.

A Guide to Broadway Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS
by Michael Major - Feb 20, 2023

While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

Puppet Madame Returns To Provincetown's Pilgrim House In MADAME'S FACE-FOR-RADIO HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

Pilgrim House, Provincetown's destination for top-flight entertainment, have announced an exclusive three-night engagement of the world premiere of MADAME'S 'FACE-FOR-RADIO' HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 

World Premiere Musical CORNELIA STREET & Five World Premiere Plays Announced for Atlantic Theater Company 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced productions for its 2022-2023 season. Atlantic’s 2022-2023 season will include the world premiere musical Cornelia Street, with a book by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens, music and lyrics by Mark Eitzel, directed by Tony Award nominee Neil Pepe and more.

BrightSide Theatre to Preset MAMMA MIA!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak will present the final show of BrightSide Theatre’s 10th Anniversary Season – BrightSide is Back! The twice postponed production closes out the season with the music of ABBA in the musical that has entertained over 60 million people around the globe -  Mamma Mia!  

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!

The 101 Greatest Showtunes from 1920-2020
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020

How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years? Well, we did the near-impossible task.  Check out our full list here! 

Adirondack Film Festival Announces Full Slate, Featuring James Franco's PRETENDERS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 13, 2019

The 4th Annual Adirondack Film Festival, presented by the Adirondack Theatre Festival has announced its full slate of films and special guests.  This year's lineup includes more than 135 films shown in one weekend (October 17-20) across 6 screens in Downtown Glens Falls.  To open the festival, AFF will feature James Franco's PRETENDERS – shot entirely in Albany and the Capital Reigon. 

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees!
by Alan Henry - Apr 30, 2019

Over the course of each Broadway season, unexpected and unique storylines inevitably pop up. This morning, with the announcement of the 2019 Tony Award nominations, a number of new narratives have come to life.

Taylor Swift Talks About 'CATS School' in New Interview
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2019

In an interview, Taylor Swift - who will play Bombalurina in the upcoming cinematic adaptation of the hit Broadway musicals CATS, shared a new detail about what went on during the shooting of the project.

KCAT Announces Cast and Creative Staff for MORNING AT SEVEN
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 10, 2019

Kansas City Actors Theatre has completed casting for its production of Paul Osborn's "Morning's at Seven," which will run from May 22 to June 9 at the City Stage in Union Station. The production will be directed by Dennis Hennessy of The New Theater in Overland Park, and will star Deb Bluford, Greg Butell, Krista Eyler, Peggy Friesen, Jeannine Hutchings, Gary Neal Johnson, Merle Moores, Victor Raider-Wexler, and Mark Robbins (KCAT co-founder).

BREAKING VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Memory' From The CATS Film
by Alan Henry - Apr 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that at a special CinemaCon event today, Jennifer Hudson performed 'Memory' - Grizabella's soaring second act ballad which convinces the Jellicles to select her to be the cat which is reborn to a new Jellicle life.

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: GUYS AND DOLLS
by Ben Rimalower - Feb 1, 2019

Well, next up in decluttering my apartment is clearing out the big, tall stack of different Guys and Dolls CDs I've spent a few decades collecting. I think I could hack this particular task without any tears (or maybe like you know without having to blog about it) were it not for that gorgeous black square with the orange and yellow title letters thrown into the air alongside perfect pair of cartoon dice. 1992 Grammy Award-winning New Broadway Cast Recording, it's gonna be hard to leave you, baby.

Huntington Theatre Company Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by Julie Musbach - Dec 12, 2018

The 2017 Tony Award nominee for Best Play and the most-produced play of the 2018-2019 season, A Doll's House, Part 2 makes its Boston debut at the Huntington Theatre Company at the Avenue of the Arts / Huntington Avenue Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue, Boston) in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Written by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters, performances will run January 4 through February 3. The press opening will be Wednesday, January 9 at 7pm. 

Jacob's Pillow Announces 2019 Festival Season Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2018

Jacob's Pillow announces the full season lineup of Festival 2019 including world premieres, new commissions, international artists, anniversary celebrations, Pillow-exclusive engagements, and work developed at the Pillow Lab. Entering its 87th consecutive summer, Jacob's Pillow is home to the longest-running dance festival in the United States, a National Historic Landmark, a National Medal of Arts recipient, and has steadily expanded its reach in the field and its local community as a year-round center for dance research and development. Festival 2019 opens June 19, attracting audiences both on and off its site in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, through August 25.

State Theatre New Jersey Announces 2018-2019 Dance Series
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2018

State Theatre New Jersey unveiled its 2018-2019 Dance Series, featuring six renowned dance companies and one tap dancing legend. State Theatre New Jersey's Dance Series kicks off on October 9. The season features:


A Woman Alone
Letter to the Children
New Year's Eve
Stay with Me, Nora
She Thinks That's the Answer
The Arrival
Loki and Baldur
You Interest Me
Letter from Klemnacht
Learn to Be Lonely
Rats and Mice and Fish
Jailer, Jailer
Excerpts from Loki and Baldur
Rare Wines
No More Mornings
There She Is
At Last
The Grand Cafe
Can You Hear Me Now?
A Doll's Life has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1982, Broadway which opened in 1982, Off-Broadway which opened in 1994 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1994.
Best Book of a Musical for Betty Comden, Best Book of a Musical for Adolph Green, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Larry GrossmanBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Betty Comden and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Adolph Green.
A Doll's Life has been nominated for Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for Larry Grossman.



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