Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
  1. Off-Broadway Shows
  2.   › 
  3. Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party - 2005 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Schedule

Acorn Theater


About the Theatre
(New York, NY)
410 West 42nd St
pixeltracker
Category:
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019
Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2019
The National Theatre today announced that Bijan Sheibani's (Barber Shop Chronicles, Dance Nation) production of A Taste of Honey, the remarkable taboo-breaking 1950s play written by Shelagh Delaney when she was just 19, will transfer to the West End immediately following a nine-week UK tour. A Taste of Honey will play a limited 12-week run at Trafalgar Studios from 5 December in a co-production with Trafalgar Theatre Productions, with an opening night on Monday 9 December. Tickets will go on sale to the general public from 11 October.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2019
Darts Wives, the creation of comedy duo (and sisters) Lauretta and Sharon Gavin (Gavin & Gavin) gets a work-in-progress performance following a period of development supported by PW Productions.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2019
After exhilarating audiences across the globe with record breaking, sell-out productions and a smash hit film, the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre's production of Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson's supernatural sensation Ghost Stories will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next year as part of a UK tour.
by Fiona Scott - Sep 2, 2021
Jodie Prenger has returned to playing “The Girl” in the current UK tour of Tell Me On A Sunday. The leading lady of Oliver, and, more recently, Abigail’s Party and A Taste of Honey fame spoke to BroadwayWorld about returning to the stage after the pandemic disruption.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie today announces the full casting for his revival of Guys and Dolls - Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 18 January 2020.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2019
On Monday, November 4, Ann Harada, Crystal Lucas-Perry, John Cameron Mitchell, Taylor Schilling, Wallace Shawn and Fred Weller will appear in a one-night-only reading of Maxwell Anderson's Bad Seed, to benefit The New Group, as the company celebrates its 25th Anniversary Season.  Cynthia Nixon directs.  This benefit reading supports New Group/New Works, The New Group's play and musical development program. 
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2019
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has today announced its Spring 2020 season, which will include a revival of Shakespeare's bloodiest thriller, Macbeth.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2019
Jodie Prenger will host this year's UK Theatre Awards, which take place on Sunday 27 October at London's Guildhall. The Blackpool-born actor has spent 2019 touring the UK in a succession of hit productions including Abigail's Party and Annie, and is currently starring in the tour of the National Theatre's production of A Taste Of Honey, which transfers to the West End in December.
by Rebecca Russo - Oct 16, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the Bay Area premiere of Groundhog Day the Musical, the hit Broadway comedy adapted from the timeless Bill Murray film. Danny Rubin, co-writer of the 1993 film, wrote the book, with music and lyrics supplied by Tony-winner Tim Minchin (Matilda). Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.
by Gary Naylor - Oct 13, 2020
A very different world (and a very different BBC) emerges from that most impenetrable of dark places - the recent past.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019
Qdos Entertainment today announce that Janine Duvitski will play Mummy Bear, Sophie Isaacs will play the title role of Goldilocks and Lauren Stroud will play Baby Bear in the 2019 London Palladium Pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Performances begin at the London Palladium on Saturday 7 December 2019 for a strictly limited 5-week run until Sunday 12 January 2020.
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 30, 2021
Theatre Royal Brighton’s new What’s On Guide is out now! The season goes on general sale on 30 November 2021. Packed with top quality entertainment, the line-up has a fabulous choice of shows from musicals to dramas and ballet to opera.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2019
Red Stitch Actors' Theatre today announced a powerful 2020 season featuring three world premiere productions - all developed at Red Stitch - two Australian premieres and the Victorian debut of two new plays.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2019
Eclipse Theatre and the Belgrade Theatre Coventry today announce full casting for their upcoming co-production of Janice Okoh's The Gift, the third show to emerge from Eclipse's groundbreaking Revolution Mix movement, which is spearheading the largest ever delivery of new Black British stories in theatre, film and radio. The Gift will premiere in Coventry from 18-25 January before embarking on a UK tour.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2019
The incredible cast has been announced for Little Miss Burden, a moving coming-of-age tale of growing up in a wheelchair in the '90s. Saida Ahmed (My Favourite, AppleCart Theatre; The Glass Menagerie, Arcola Theatre; Medusa, Fusion Theatre) takes the role of Little Miss. Michelle Tiwo (Ackee and Saltfish, BBC 3; Parakeet, Boundless/Boom Shakalaka Productions; And The Rest of Me Floats, Bush Theatre) is Big Sis and Ani Nelson (The Trick, Bush Theatre; Abigail's Party, Hull Truck Theatre; Roadkill, Channel 4) rounds off the cast as Little Sis.
by Gary Naylor - Nov 12, 2021
The classic play has all the set-pieces and much imitated dialogue in a revival that also underlines the persistence of the anxieties and neuroses it exposes.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021
Matt Di Angelo has been announced as playing Tony in Abigail's Party at Park Theatre this November, joining the previously announced cast which includes Kellie Shirley as Beverly. EastEnders fans will remember Matt and Kellie as brother and sister Dean and Carly Wicks, and Matt is also known for Strictly Come Dancing series five, where he came runner-up to Alesha Dixon.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2022
Shattered Globe Theatre has announced the addition of six new Ensemble Members and six new Artistic Associates. Ensemble members include Demetra Dee, Tina M. Jach, Tina Muñoz Pandya, Hailey Rakowiecki, Jazzma Pryor and Devonte E. Washington. Artistic Associates include Mikey Gray, Lawrence Grimm, Jason Lynch, David Antonio Reed, Adam Schulmerich and Leslie Ann Sheppard.
by E.H. Reiter - Mar 2, 2022
ABIGAIL’S PARTY now playing at 10th Avenue Theatre by Backyard Renaissance through March 19th offers you a chance to have some drinks and nibbles in a blast from the past play from across the pond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2020
Watford Palace Theatre has released the following statement regarding upcoming performances:  Following careful consideration, and in light of the Prime Minister's and Public Health England advice Watford Palace Theatre has taken the difficult decision to cancel our current successful run of Talking Heads, with immediate effect.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020
This Spring Oldham Coliseum presents a musical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's famous story The Jungle Book, a perfect treat for the whole family to enjoy.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
‘Kisses on a Postcard’ is a thrilling World War Two musical, an intensely moving portrait of an extraordinary episode in British history, packed with memorable songs, danger and humour.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2020
Imelda Staunton is set to take on the iconic role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in a new West End production of Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch has announced the cast for its production of Macbeth. The revival continues the Theatre's tradition of quality, classic drama and will be directed by Douglas Rintoul, following his acclaimed productions of Much Ado About Nothing and UK tour of The Crucible. Most recently, Douglas has directed this Summer's highlight musical adaptation of As You Like It; a European premiere in partnership with the National Theatre. This co-production with Derby Theatre follows successful collaborations on Abigail's Party, Abi and One Man, Two Guvnors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020
Casting has been announced for Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman's supernatural spectacular, Ghost Stories, which begins it's first ever UK tour at The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham on 8th January 2020. After exhilarating audiences across the globe with record breaking, sell out productions and a smash hit film, the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre's production of Ghost Stories has this year played yet another successful run at it's original Hammersmith home and at is currently playing at the Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End, until Saturday 4th January. The show heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 11 - Saturday 15 February.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2020
Yesterday, on Thursday 23 January 2020, Hampstead Theatre hosted a special 60th birthday fundraising event to celebrate its rich history and look to an exciting future.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast of The Merchant of Venice, performed in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, directed by Abigail Graham and designed by Sarah Beaton.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch will open its Spring 2020 season with a revival of Shakespeare's bloodiest thriller, Macbeth. The revival continues the Theatre's tradition of quality, classic drama and will be directed by Douglas Rintoul, following his acclaimed productions of Much Ado About Nothing and UK tour of The Crucible. Most recently, Douglas has directed this Summer's highlight musical adaptation of As You Like It; a European premiere in partnership with the National Theatre. This co-production with Derby Theatre follows successful collaborations on Abigail's Party, Abi and One Man, Two Guvnors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022
OffWestEnd has announced 86 finalists for its Offies awards 2022. The Offies recognise and celebrate the excellence, innovation and ingenuity of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London, helping to raise their profiles and rewarding the new talent that they nurture, which is essential for the future of the theatre industry.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020
A Taste of Honey at Trafalgar Studios must end on Saturday 29 February 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020
The Epstein Theatre plays host to the world premiere of a new riotous comedy next week.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022
John Hunt has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees, supported by Carol Lingwood and Kenny Rebecca Dada as Deputies.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2020
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch opens its Spring 2020 season with a revival of Shakespeare's bloodiest thriller, Macbeth. The revival continues the Theatre's tradition of quality, classic drama and is directed by Douglas Rintoul, following his acclaimed productions of Much Ado About Nothing and UK tour of The Crucible. Most recently, Douglas has directed this Summer's highlight musical adaptation of As You Like It; a European premiere in partnership with the National Theatre. This co-production with Derby Theatre follows successful collaborations on Abigail's Party, Abi and One Man, Two Guvnors.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022
Blending fact and fiction together, this new drama set in the days after the sinking of the Titanic charts the swirling of rumours, political distraction tactics and fake news that followed. A bereaved woman trying to find out the truth about her fiancé's death gets sucked into a maelstrom of questions.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2020
Set against the backdrop of an evolving Britain of the 70s, this fresh production shows the classic Mike Leigh satire in a new light. Performed in traverse with intimate on-stage seating offering audience the chance to join Beverly and Laurence's soireé, bringing them closer to the experience.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2020
Jay McGuiness, Kimberley Walsh and Daniel Casey will star as Sam, Annie and Walter respectively in SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, based on the original screenplay Sleepless in Seattle. They are joined by Harriet Thorpe as Eleanor, Tania Mathurin as Becky and Jake Sharp as Rob. SLEEPLESS will premiere in London on 1 April 2020 at the newly opened Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, London, with previews from 24 March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director), will welcome the world premiere of BOYS WILL BE BOYS, written by Melissa Bubnic and directed by Lily Dorment.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022
This brand new production by Pravesh Kumar with Goldy Notay as Beverley casts the attitudes to class and social standing of Mike Leigh's classic in a whole new light.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020
Steep Theatre will welcome several new members to its ensemble of artists. Laura Alcalá Baker, Debo Balogun, Chris Chmelik, Destini Huston, Omer Abbas Salem, and Joe Schermoly are Steep’s newest Ensemble Members. All six of these artists have played pivotal roles in Steep’s artistic development over the past several years, and the company is honored to have them involved in shaping the organization’s future.
by Fiona Scott - Dec 24, 2019
In 2019, I reviewed 30 shows for BroadwayWorld, but I actually wrote more interviews - around 50 articles on my count. Here's my attempt to pick out some highlights alongside the other pieces of theatre I saw this year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019
The New Group announces full casting for Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, with Jennifer Damiano, Ana Nogueira, Joél Pérez and Michael Zegen joining, as previously announced, Duncan Sheik, in this world premiere production. Arriving as part of The New Group's 25th Anniversary Season, this production features Book by Jonathan Marc Sherman, Music and Lyrics by Duncan Sheik, Additional Lyrics by Amanda Green and Choreography by Kelly Devine. Scott Elliott directs. Previews begin January 16 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, February 4.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2019
Last night' was the opening night of A Taste of Honey at Trafalgar Studios, followed by a party at Jack Solomons. Celebrities including Dame Vivienne Westwood, Alison Steadman, Neil Morrisey, Dame Kelly Holmes, Bruno Tonioli and John Partridge joined actor Jodie Prenger (who plays Helen) and the cast to celebrate the opening of Shelagh Delaney's era-defining play, which returns to the West End after 60 years.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021
Dawn Walton OBE directs Francesca Amewudah-Rivers (Ismene), Liz Crowther (Tiresias), Wendy Kweh (Creon), Joseph Payne (Haemon) and Adeola Yemitan in her professional stage debut as Antigone.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2020
San Francisco Playhouse continued its commitment to developing new plays and nurturing the voices of active writers with the selection of the playwrights who will comprise the third year of the company's five-year commission program.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2020
The album for brand-new life affirming musical THE RHYTHMICS, is now available via Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music, Apple Music and many other digital platforms.
by Jonathan Marshall - Apr 3, 2020
The theatre landscape has changed dramatically since the 1977 premier of Abigail's Party but Leigh remains as real, raw and relevant as ever before. At 77 the writer / director shows no signs of slowing down. After venturing into period pieces with Topsy-Turvey and Mr Turner, Leigh's most recent picture Peterloo is his most ambitious yet. We've put together a list of Leigh's top ten works.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2021
San Francisco Playhouse has announced casting and streaming dates for Shoot Me When…, a new play written by Ruben Grijalva and commissioned by San Francisco Playhouse. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2021
A UK national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's classic musical TELL ME ON A SUNDAY starring Jodie Prenger, opening at Malvern Festival Theatre on 15 June 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced that the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY is coming as a part of its 2021/2022 Kravis On Broadway season.  Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will play the Kravis Center from April 19 – 24.

Abigail's Party Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Abigail's Party have their been?
Abigail's Party has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2005 and West End which opened in 2012.