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In CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, "Big Daddy" Pollitt, the richest cotton planter in the Mississippi Delta, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. He is distressed by the rocky relationship between his beloved son Brick, an aging football hero who has turned to drink, and his beautiful and feisty wife Maggie. As the hot summer evening unfolds, the veneer of Southern gentility slips away as unpleasant truths emerge and greed, lies and suppressed sexuality reach a boiling point.

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by Team BWW - May 9, 2022
The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that Fat Ham has won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: Selling Kabul, and Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.
by Nicole Rosky - May 9, 2022
The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2022 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announce the third and final show of its 30th Anniversary Repertory Season, Sam Anderson & Taylor Gilbert starring in the world premiere of BELOVED, written by Arthur Holden and directed by Cameron Watson.  BELOVED will begin previews on Tuesday, May 10; will open on Friday, May 20 at 8pm and run through Saturday, June 25 at the Road Theatre, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022
Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for its production of the empowering story of love and friendship, Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. Due to demand, Steel Magnolias has been extended and now runs June 10 – August 7, 2022, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022
Theatre Royal Stratford East today announces its 2022/23 season. The season includes Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott, which opens in September 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
Suffolk Theater will present Academy Award winner Mercedes Ruehl and Harris Yulin starring in a production of Love Letters, written by A.R. Gurney, directed by Harris Yulin, and produced by Josh Gladstone on Saturday, July 9 at 8PM and Sunday, July 10 at 3PM.
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.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
The 17th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has announced the scholars of the 2022 Tennessee Williams Institute (TWI).
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
A new play about the decades-long, tempestuous friendship between Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley will receive an industry reading on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022
Winner of both the Tony and Olivier Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for author Bruce Norris, Clybourne Park is a razor-sharp satire about the politics of race and real estate. The play returns to London following sell out runs at The Royal Court and in the West End.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2022
Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre company concludes its 35th Anniversary Season with the rockin' and rollin' musical, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story by Alan James with music and lyrics by Buddy Holly.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022
Lindsay Duncan stars alongside Hilton McRae and Emily Bruni in the UK tour of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death, adapted by Academy Award-winning playwright Rebecca Lenkiewicz and directed by Arcola Theatre's Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen.
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 3, 2022
DC’S little jewel of a theatre company Washington Stage Guild (WSG) was built on producing the works of George Bernard Shaw. In its long and distinguished history of producing high quality theatre the company has produced over thirty productions of Shaw’s work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
Get all the information, tour dates and ticket info on the new UK tour of Marc Camoletti’s BOEING BOEING. Michael Cabot directs Nathalie Barclay (Gabriella), Jo Castleton (Bertha), Isabel Della-Porta (Gloria), Jessica Dennis (Gretchen), John Dorney (Bernard) and Paul Sandys (Robert) in a translation by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022
Afterwords is the 24th new musical produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre and features music and lyrics by Zoe Sarnak and a book by Emily Kazmarek, with direction by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, choreography by Ebony Williams, and music supervision by Matt Perri.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022
Voted Best Comedy for Couples, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man, presented by Matt Murphy and Shawn Nightingale, has announced the cast for its Chicago debut. The show will star Adam Fane as Dan, Emma Jo Boyden as Robyn, and Bradley Allen Meyer as Stefan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022
The 29TH Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) has a roster of distinguished artists who will co-host six evenings of programs virtually. This year's overall theme is Beyond Boundaries.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
Virginia Stage Company has announced their 44th season as Hampton Roads’ leading professional producing theatre company. Not since 2018 has VSC been able to open its doors to a fully in-house produced season, but in September of 2022, it eagerly welcomes its patrons to a full and in-person 6-show season at The Historic Wells Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022
Stephen Byrd & Alia Jones-Harvey’s Front Row Productions Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, is now accepting applications for its 2022 Fellowship program.  The submission deadline is July 20.  
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
Additional works have been added to You'll Be Swell! You'll Be Great! The Fine Art of Performance, the new exhibition from Helicline Fine Art running now through August 31.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Running July 1 through 16 at The Colonial Theatre, the audience will be transported to a bustling Irish pub with a stage full of incredibly talented actors singing and playing their own instruments. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, in a new production by Ruth Stage, will play The Theater at St. Clements (423 W. 46th Street) beginning previews July 15, and opening night is set for July 24. The original scheduled run of this production, which had been announced for January, 2022, was postponed due to the ongoing health crisis.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022
New Adventures congratulates Associate Artistic Director Etta Murfitt on her Member of the British Empire and Group Managing Director Robert Noble on his Order of the British Empire in The Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022. Etta Murfitt receives her honour for ‘Services to Dance’ and Robert Noble receives his honour for ‘Services to the Performing Arts’.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
The GB Public Theater 2022 stage season presents four new solo performances over six weeks. All feature stories of humanity and demonstrate the power of a single voice to tell them.
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022
Phylicia Rashad has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for SKELETON CREW.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022
When Churchyards Yawn, a fast-paced, witty, and deeply felt 'divine comedy,' is the story of all the dead Hamlet characters' travails in Purgatory. The reading is free and takes place on July 16, 2022, at the Desert View High School black box theatre.
by BWW Staff - Jul 1, 2022
Off-Broadway is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022
Producers Richard Bell, N'Kenge, Park Row Equity Partners, Tegan Summer, Sam Williams, Michael Loeb and Derow Enterprises, in association with Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, announce the presentation of “The Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical,” selections from the upcoming production of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Trey Ellis and music and lyrics by Shelton L. Becton, directed by Tamara Tunie at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022
Joining the previously announced Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Andrew Langtree (Karl/Steve), Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin) are Katie Matsell (Betsy/Lindsey) and Aliyah Odoffin (Francine/Lena).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022
The Classics Theatre Project, under the artistic direction of Joey Folsom, has curated a 2022 season of four dynamic productions fitting the company's mission to bring the classics to audiences in accessible and relevant ways. Spanning countries of origin, regions of America, and various eras, the works highlight the universality of the human condition and the sameness of the issues in human relationships that, regardless of time and place, endear a work as a classic.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022
The Classics Theatre Project, under the artistic direction of Joey Folsom, has curated a 2022 season of four dynamic productions fitting the company's mission to bring the classics to audiences in accessible and relevant ways.
by Michael Dale - Feb 6, 2022
Jaime Sunwoo on the significance of SPAM in Asian American culture and Taylor Mac and Matt Ray throw the hottest jazz funeral in town.
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 26, 2022
“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” is the scorching drama surrounding a Southern family in crisis, especially for Brick and his wife “Cat.” When the family gathers in the oppressive Mississippi heat to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday, old secrets, sexual tensions, and hidden agendas swell just beneath the sweaty surface. Tennessee Williams’ searing, poetic portrait of a family’s fight for survival is a twentieth century masterpiece.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2022
The readings will take place in a uniquely intimate setting inside the historic Master Shipwright's House on the river in Deptford.  The new season also includes the return of Shipwright's sold-out musical, The Pied Piper, which thrilled audiences last Christmas. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022
Award winning Welsh playwright Daf James has crafted a story around a young couple's dreams of adopting. When an unforeseen turn of events upends their goals, plans must be adjusted. Life is tough, but even the worst of it can be laugh out loud funny.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022
The encore season of Sydney Theatre Company's critically-acclaimed adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, currently playing Roslyn Packer Theatre, has been extended until 14 May.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2022
Rogue Machine announces an extended run for the American premiere of Daf James' On the Other Hand, We're Happy, at the Matrix Theatre in Los Angeles.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022
Mint Theater Company announced that Elizabeth Baker’s Chains would make its long delayed American premiere at Theatre Row.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announce the third and final show of its 30th Anniversary Repertory Season, Sam Anderson & Taylor Gilbert starring in the world premiere of BELOVED, written by Arthur Holden and directed by Cameron Watson.  
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
You’ll Be Swell! You’ll Be Great! The Fine Art of Performance is the new exhibition from Helicline Fine Art beginning May 2 through August 31, 2022. About three dozen works of art depicting theatre, film, dance, music and circus, will be available online and in person.
by Michael Major - Apr 19, 2022
Debbie Allen will guest star on a new episode of The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder. BroadwayWorld is sharing an exclusive clip from the new episode, featuring Allen as Myrtle, an ostrich-riding cowgirl who raps about the barbecue food she will serve to the Proud Family. Watch the exclusive clip now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the 2022/23 Season today. With six Steppenwolf Membership Series productions and two SYA productions, the 47th season is the storied company’s first full season in its expanded home—welcoming audiences back to experience the next chapter of Steppenwolf’s bold, visceral and muscular work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Tovah Feldshuh, Andrew Dawson, Kelly McAndrew, Matt Servitto, Allan K. Washington, and Kayce Wilson will join previously announced Arnie Burton, Jasminn Johnson, Lauren Molina, Reg Rogers, Ari'el Stachel, Jason Tam, completing the cast for the Gala Benefit Reading of Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart, directed by Mr. Silverstein. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022
Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel have announced their annual gala which will honor Council Member Carlina Rivera and celebrate the music of Laura Nyro.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022
Jamaica Moon Productions presents three short plays by two great 20th Century American playwrights. All three plays are love stories, and one is a comedy.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
Producer Antonio Marion has announced that Tony and Olivier Award-winning director, Rob Ashford, is set to direct a brand-new production of Sherlock Holmes, a stage epic by British writing team Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel, with Akram Khan joining as choreographer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
The 17th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival has announced its September program titled Tutti Frutti Tennessee Williams.  The 2022 roster will feature six plays by Tennessee Williams, the first time the Festival will feature an All-Williams lineup since their first year in 2006.
by Student Blogger: Max Martinez - Apr 1, 2022
For one of my friends, Nea is the definition of a new start. I first met Nea Somogyi in Costa Rica, almost six years ago. She was working on a production of Into the Woods with her classmates, and she asked me if I was interested in playing the Steward and Cinderella’s Father. I accepted without hesitation, and that musical changed my life.

Cat on A Hot Tin Roof Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Cat on A Hot Tin Roof have their been?
Cat on A Hot Tin Roof has had 12 productions including Broadway which opened in 1955, Broadway which opened in 1955, Broadway which opened in 1974, Broadway which opened in 1990, Broadway which opened in 2003, Broadway which opened in 2003, Broadway which opened in 2008, Broadway which opened in 2008, West End which opened in 2009, Broadway which opened in 2013, West End which opened in 2017 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2022.

What Tony Awards has Cat on A Hot Tin Roof been nominated for?
Best Play , Best Direction for Elia Kazan and Best Scenic Design for Jo Mielziner.

What other awards has Cat on A Hot Tin Roof been nominated for?
Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Tennessee Williams.

What other awards has Cat on A Hot Tin Roof won?
Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Tennessee Williams.

What productions of Cat on A Hot Tin Roof have their been?
Cat on A Hot Tin Roof has had 12 productions including Broadway which opened in 1955, Broadway which opened in 1955, Broadway which opened in 1974, Broadway which opened in 1990, Broadway which opened in 2003, Broadway which opened in 2003, Broadway which opened in 2008, Broadway which opened in 2008, West End which opened in 2009, Broadway which opened in 2013, West End which opened in 2017 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2022.

What awards has Cat on A Hot Tin Roof been nominated for?
Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Tennessee Williams.

What awards has Cat on A Hot Tin Roof won?
Best American Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Tennessee Williams.