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An Inspector Calls - 1994 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Priestley wrote An Inspector Calls within a week after the finish of World War II, expressing the urgent need for social change. Like many others, Priestley was a changed man upon his return from fighting in World War I. After witnessing the impoverished and the aristocratic fighting and dying side-by-side, he was horrified to observe the rise of social inequalities after the war. With the onset of another war, Priestley felt the need to speak out on the issue..



Not only will Americans of today relate to the play's call for personal and social accountability, they will delight in the twists and turns of Priestley's plot. The social messages intertwine with the intrigue, much in the way that Dickens and Shaw weave stories of social consciousness into engaging narratives. This makes An Inspector Calls an ideal fit for the holiday season, giving audiences the depth of language and complex issues they have come to expect of Remy Bumppo along with the sheer entertainment of a thrilling mystery.

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2019
HOW LOVE IS SPELT is directed by Charlotte Peters (Associate Director War Horse UK Tour and An Inspector Calls West End) and designed by Georgia de Grey, who was a finalist for the Linbury Prize for Stage Design in 2013 and nominated for an Off-West End award for her set design for Alkaline at the Park Theatre.
by - Sep 26, 2021
Stephen Daldry has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for THE INHERITANCE.
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 25, 2021
The 2020 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or seven) - amongst them, they've gathered a total of 42 awards!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 23, 2019
With its Autumn 2019 Season now in full swing, the Belgrade Theatre is already looking forward to another exciting year ahead with the announcement of its Spring Season 2020. 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021
Pioneering arts leader Paul Crewes, who has served since 2015 as the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' first Artistic Director, steps down from his position at the end of this year and transitions to a new role as Artistic Advisor for the balance of The Wallis' 2021-2022 Season, it was announced by Michael Nemeroff, Chairman of the Board.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2019
Back by the popular demand, The West End and Broadway smash hit One Man, Two Guvnorsreturns to the stage this Autumn at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven, to complete some 'unfinished business'.Richard Bean's fast-paced, hilarious farce follows the mixed fortunes of Francis Henshall played by the returning Christian Patterson. Down on his luck and permanently hungry, Francis suddenly finds himself employed by two bosses.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2019
Florida Rep to donate $5 of every ticket sold this week to the Red Cross for Hurricane Dorian relief. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2021
Florida Repertory Theatre has announced an extension for its season-opener, “Let's Fall in Love: A World Premiere Cabaret Event.” Now playing through Nov. 21 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, the cabaret evening stars Chicago-based singer, Evan Tyrone Martin alongside a live jazz band.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 20, 2020
Director Stephen Daldry has left his post as helmer of the upcoming 'Wicked' film adaptation.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021
The Lehman Trilogy officially opens on Broadway October 14, at the Nederlander Theatre. Meet the cast and learn more about who is starring in the play here!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2020
PW Productions, producer of the long-running THE WOMAN IN BLACK and AN INSPECTOR CALLS has been awarded £245,000 as part of the Government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019
Full cast and crew have been announced for Pride Films and Plays' production of THE CHRISTMAS FOUNDLING, by Norman Allen. The play is the story of a 10-year old boy who was found as an infant in the California Sierras by two Gold Rush miners one Christmas Eve.
by Marianka Swain - Nov 29, 2019
Theatre Royal Brighton's new What's On Guide is out now! The season goes on general sale on Saturday 30 November.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019
Citadel Theatre Company has extended the run of its 2019 holiday season production of ANNIE by two weeks, to Sunday, January 5th, giving audiences the chance to enjoy this ever-popular family favorite throughout the holiday season. The additional performances will be Saturday, December 28 at 8 pm; Sunday, December 29 at 3 pm; Thursday, January 2 at 7:30 pm; Friday, January 3 and Saturday, January 4 at 8 pm; and Sunday, January 5 at 3 pm.
by Stephi Wild - 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.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019
The first wave of casting has been announced for Jonathan Harvey's Our Lady of Blundellsands, as the Everyman & Playhouse announce their full 2020 spring summer season filled with new works, big titles, family fun and re-imagined stories.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2020
The Lehman Trilogy is officially in previews on Broadway! This strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as an engagement in London's West End. Written by Stefano Massini, directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy opens officially at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the razor sharp political satire Yes, Minister, the BAFTA Award winning Jonathan Lynn, one of the original writers of the hit series, has penned and will direct a brand-new stage production, I'm Sorry Prime Minister I Can't Quite Remember.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2021
Theatre producer PW Productions are developing a new stage production of The Invisible Man, created by the Bafta Award-winning Derren Brown and written by the award-winning Barney Norris. The plan is to premiere the new production in the Autumn of 2022 with theatre and booking details to be announced soon.
by Virag Dombay - Mar 10, 2021
To celebrate Women's History Month, next up on my arts in conversation is Asabi Goodman, Lisa Hickey, Lauren Roche and Amanda McErlean from the cast of The Curator's The Revolutionists. Their respective bios are featured at the bottom of this article. Here's what these remarkable ladies had to say...
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2020
This spring, the acclaimed Watermill Ensemble presents a bold, innovative all-female production of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy, Hamlet. Underscored with live music, played by the cast, The Watermill's resident company applying their collaborative style to Shakespeare's most enduring play.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2020
Mountview Live have announced their next three guests with Artistic Director of the Young Vic Kwame Kwei-Armah on 6 July, Olivier-Award winning director Stephen Daldry on 13 July, and Academy and Tony award-winning actress Glenda Jackson on 20 July.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021
The Charlotte Peters directed play, which follows a father and daughter’s surprising story, is set to make its ‘IRL’ appearance as part of the King’s Head Theatre’s annual festival of new-writing, Playmill, where it runs from Monday 12th to Saturday 17th July. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 11, 2020
Florida Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce that one of its 2019-2020 Touring Theatre for Young Audiences productions, William Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night,' is now available for online streaming and on-demand in-home viewing. Adapted and directed by Bill Kincaid, the production played to middle and high school audiences for three months before being cut short by COVID-19 closures.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021
Kicking off this mini-season is an epic all-day, all-star performance, in which Artistic Director Tom Littler dramatises Emily Wilson's translation of The Odyssey as a staged reading in six parts by a company of eleven actors and six guest-star narrators.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2020
The Public Theater of San Antonio has announced events upcoming for this week and for their camps next week.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 10, 2020
A group of performers from the world of theatre, folk and opera are joining together to create a special online gig for the charity Diabetes UK. Little Rumours will see the singers perform one track each of the classic Fleetwood Mac album Rumours, so that by the end of the event, they've recreated their own version of the entire album.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020
The Comrades today announced casting for its Midwest premiere of THE LAYOVER by Leslye Headland, author of the play and film, BACHELORETTE. THE LAYOVER is a look at power in marriage and seduction that was first seen at New York's Second Stage Theater in 2016. It concerns a man and woman who meet as seatmates on a delayed flight from Chicago to New York and become more than that when forced to spend a hotel night in Chicago before their flight resumes. THE LAYOVER will open in February under the direction of Drew Shirley, a Chicago-based director with extensive acting credits (with Chicago Shakespeare, Theater Wit, Remy Bumppo), as well as directing for companies out west including Utah Shakespeare Festival, Hermosa Beach Playhouse, and Southwest Shakespeare. THE LAYOVER will open Saturday, February 22 following previews on Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21; and play through Sunday, March 22, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2021
An all-star cast has assembled for an online reading of William Wycherley's 1671 comedy Love in a Wood, presented by Jermyn Street Theatre, conceived and directed by Hermione Gulliford, and performed in aid of Equity Charitable Trust.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2020
PW Productions have announced the full cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which runs at Theatre Royal Tuesday 24 - Saturday 29 March.
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Jan 11, 2021
This installment of Sharing Their Stories is with Noah Himmelstein!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2020
The Washington Stage Guild continues its season of great writers with the Washington premiere of Bloomsday by Steven Dietz. This delicate, time-bending romance is set in James Joyce's Dublin on June 16th, the date on which Joyce's Ulysses is set. Robert returns to that city 35 years after meeting Caithleen on a walking tour of Joyce's Dublin. He and Cait meet again and revisit their youthful relationship, amid the echoes of Joyce's masterwork, and the missed connections of that earlier time in their lives. Helen Hayes Award winning Kasi Campbell will direct. A post-show discussion will follow the Sunday matinee on February 2nd, James Joyce's birthday.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland Tour of Stephen Daldry's seminal production of JB Priestley's classic thriller AN INSPECTOR CALLS which heads to Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 25 a?" Saturday 29 February.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2020
Greg only met Ginny a month ago, but he knows they're meant for each other. When she announces that she's going to visit her parents, Greg decides this is the moment to ask her father for his daughter's hand. Discovering a scribbled address, he follows her to Buckinghamshire where he finds Philip and Sheila enjoying a peaceful Sunday morning breakfast in the garden, but the only thing is - they're not Ginny's parents!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2020
Take a break from the office and treat yourself to the Broadway megahit How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2021
A group of professionals from television, film and theatre, brought together by theatre company Moya Productions, have launched ReadThrough – a brand new online play reading service designed to improve the comprehension of exam-body English plays for students across the UK, with a particular focus on students from less privileged backgrounds.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021
More than 26,000 students logged on for the first-ever live ReadThrough event held on Thursday 11th Feb, with a cast including Joe Lycett, Pearl Mackie, Remmie Milner and Esther Smith performing Macbeth to aide student's comprehension of the curriculum text.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2020
Casting has been announced for the upcoming premiere of The Still Room, written by Sally Rogers (Hangmen, Cold Feet) which opens at Park Theatre from 29th April. Rising star Kate James leads the cast as Janice, alongside Chris Simmons (The Bill, Hollyoaks, All Or Nothing) as Kevin, Jane Slavin (Clocking Off, Moving On) as Bernice, Zoe Brough (The Nether, Harry Potter & The Cursed Child) as Diane, Larner Wallace-Taylor (How Love Is Spelt, An Inspector Calls) as Karen and Jack Colgrave Hirst (Romeo & Juliet, The Winter's Tale a?" The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company) as Dean. The Still Room is directed by Nigel Douglas and produced by Rogers Douglas Productions in association with Park Theatre, running from 29th April to 23rd May (previews on 29th and 30th April). Tickets are on sale now at www.parktheatre.co.uk and by calling the box office on 0207 870 6876. *
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Greg only met Ginny a month ago, but he knows they're meant for each other. When she announces that she's going to visit her parents, Greg decides this is the moment to ask her father for his daughter's hand. Discovering a scribbled address, he follows her to Buckinghamshire where he finds Philip and Sheila enjoying a peaceful Sunday morning breakfast in the garden, but the only thing is - they're not Ginny's parents.
by Emily Yorgey - Dec 11, 2019
Florida Repertory Theatre's production of AN INSPECTOR CALLS, directed by Michael Marotta, brings a mysterious and chilling twist to a story about morality and the lessons one must learn about kindness.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 5, 2021
Emerging from an 18-month pandemic-induced hiatus from MainStage productions, NHTP is planning only four major productions this season, with many additional outreach activities, guest appearances and Elephant-in-the-Room Series programs to be announced at a later date.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2021
Hull born actress Louise Willoughby will join the production to star as 'Amy Johnson' and Benedict Salter (whose previous Watermill credits include The Importance of Being Earnest and A Little Night Music) will reprise his original role, supporting her playing a series of other male parts.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2021
Dame Harriet Walter, Jade Anouka, Guy Paul, Remmie Milner, and Esther Smith are among the cast for the next live ReadThrough performance at 4.30pm on Friday 7th May, bringing to life William Shakespeare’s Othello free to watch for all school-age students across the UK.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2020
When Jon Gracey wrote two-hander The Ultimatum Game last year, he certainly didn't intend for its debut to take place via a live streaming platform.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021
Mint Theater Company will continue the highly popular Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the two-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of A Picture of Autumn by N.C Hunter, directed by Gus Kaikkonen beginning Monday April 19th, and continuing through June 13th.