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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

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Running Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes, with no intermission

Tues through Fri at 7:30pm
Sat at 2pm & 7:30pm
Sun at 2pm & 7pm

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"If. I. Wanted. To. Become. An. Actress. I. Would. Just. Go. Home."



When four lost New Englanders enrolled in Martyís community center drama class experiment with harmless games, hearts are quietly torn apart and tiny wars of epic proportions are waged and won. Annie Bakerís new comedy is a beautifully crafted diorama, a petri dish in which we see, with hilarious detail and clarity, the antic sadness of a motley quintet.


MST's Production Of VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Mile Square Theatre continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DANCE NATION at the Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and The Relentless Award, Clare Barron's explosive new play Dance Nation makes its UK debut in summer 2018, directed by Bijan Sheibani. Get a first look in the photos below! (more...)

59E59 Theaters Hosts the World Premiere of GOODBODY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

59E59 Theaters welcomes the world premiere of GOODBODY, written by J.C. Ernst and directed by Melissa Firlit. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Washington Stage Guild's SUMMERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2018

A ghostly mystery begins a season of DC-area premiere productions by the Washington Stage Guild' (WSG). Summerland by Arlitia Jones tells the mysterious tale of William H. Mumler, a 'spirit photographer' with a talent for capturing haunting images from the world beyond the veil. The Civil War has ended, and a grieving nation sees many turning to spiritualism to contact the dead. Mumler sees his business boom as mourners, including a very famous one, flock to his studio. A New York City police official makes it his mission to prove it's a fraud, but finds that harder than he hoped. Based on a true story, this area premiere opens Thursday, Sept. 27 and runs through Sunday, October 21. (more...)

VIDEO: Mile Square Theatre Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. (more...)

Washington Stage Guild Kicks Off 2018-19 Season With SUMMERLAND By Arlitia Jones
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

A ghostly mystery begins a season of DC-area premiere productions by the Washington Stage Guild (WSG). Summerland by Arlitia Jones tells the mysterious tale of William H. Mumler, a "spirit photographer" with a talent for capturing haunting images from the world beyond the veil. The Civil War has ended, and a grieving nation sees many turning to spiritualism to contact the dead. Mumler sees his business boom as mourners, including a very famous one, flock to his studio. A New York City police official makes it his mission to prove it's a fraud, but finds that harder than he hoped. Based on a true story, this area premiere opens Thursday, Sept. 27 and runs through Sunday, October 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: MST Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Mile Square Theatre continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. (more...)

Soho Rep Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2018

Soho Rep. announces its 2018-2019 season, with two world premieres that demonstrate the small but flexible space's "indispensible" (New York Magazine) presence as "a 70-seat house filled with big ideas" (Hilton Als, The New Yorker). Through singular and irreverent stylistic approaches, Kate Tarker's Thunderbodies,directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (October 16-November 18, 2018), and Christopher Chen's Passage, directed by Saheem Ali (April 23-May 26, 2019),interrogate the staggering ramifications of U.S and global imperialism. (more...)

BWW Review: Stray Cat Theatre Presents Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES
by Herbert Paine - Sep 10, 2018

Ron May's direction of Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES is theatre of the highest order. Brilliantly executed with a superb cast. Stray Cat Theatre's season opener runs at Tempe Center for the Arts through September 27th. (more...)

Griffin Theatre Welcomes Nine New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Griffin Theatre Company Artistic Director William Massolia today announced the addition of nine new ensemble members: Isa Arciniegas, Larry Baldacci, Peter Byrne, Jermaine Hill, Nicole Laurenzi, Ryan McBride, Rochelle Therrien, Jason VonRohn and Scott Weinstein. Additionally, Griffin is pleased to add six new artistic associates: Will Kiley, Dorothy Milne, Mechelle Moe, Alexander Ridgers, Rachel Sypniewski and Brandon Wardell. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Production Of A CHRISTMAS STORY Returns For 11th Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Everyone's favorite characters from Cleveland Street are back for their 11th production with Cleveland Play House (CPH) during the 2018 holiday season. A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with the story you know and love, based on the original motion picture that was filmed in Cleveland. CPH's production of A Christmas Story has quickly become an annual holiday tradition for families of all generations. Each year, these performances attract thousands of new guests to live theatre at Cleveland Play House. Previews begin November 23rd with press opening on November 30th at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production will be sponsored by Dollar Bank and Pinecrest. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of MANSFIELD PARK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2018-19 season with Mansfield Park, written by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen, and directed by Stuart Carden. Mansfield Park runs November 8 - December 16, 2018 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 13, 2018
by - Oct 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

SWEAT Offers A Compelling Portrait Of Pride And Survival At Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Cleveland Play House (CPH) brings to life Lynn Nottage's complex story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Rust Belt drama Sweat.  Set in Reading, PA, this relevant story offers audience members suspense through its intricate portrayal of characters battling to survive in a city crippled by economic stagnation. CPH Artistic Director Laura Kepley will direct. Previews begin on October 13th, with press opening on October 19th at the Outcalt Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production is sponsored by Great Lakes Brewing Company. (more...)

2019 Sundance Institute Theatre Lab Applications are Open
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Sundance Institute's Theatre Program is thrilled to announce an open call for submissions to the 2019 Theatre Lab, which will convene in Utah for most of July 2019. We would love your help in getting the word out to your constituents -- details below, including application link; please let me know if any questions (including asset requests) for the Institute's media relations team or Program leaders, Philip Himberg (Artistic Director) or Christopher Hibma (Producing Director). (more...)

CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Comes To Theatre Pops Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Theatre Pops presents Circle Mirror Transformation, running from Nov. 9 to Nov. 18.  (more...)

Dramatists Play Service Hosts Max Posner Publication Party Ft. David Cromer, Peter Friedman, Susannah Perkins
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Dramatists Play Service will celebrate the Acting Edition publication and acquisition of licensing rights for Max Posner's newest plays "The Treasurer, " "Snore," and "Sisters on the Ground," with an event at Drama Book Shop, 250 W. 40th St., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, November 19. (more...)

BWW Review: CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION at American Theatre Company
by Dara Homer - Nov 28, 2018

In the author's note to her play Circle Mirror Transformation, playwright Annie Baker writes, 'I hope that you will portray these characters with compassion.  They are not fools.'  American Theatre Company's production of Circle Mirror Transformation, which recently finished its run at Studio 308, presented an incredibly compassionate and warm depiction of Baker's eclectic cast of characters. (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For A.R.T.'s BARBER SHOP CHRONICLES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announces the cast and creative team for Barber Shop Chronicles. The Fuel, National Theatre, and West Yorkshire Playhouse co-production begins preview performances on Wednesday, December 5, 2018; opens Friday, December 7; and closes Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge, MA. (more...)


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Imelda Staunton-Led WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Comes to the Cinema in South Korea this March through National Theatre Live
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

The play will be shown from March 21, 2019 until March 24, 2019.  (more...)

Previews Begin This Week for LOG CABIN At Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Previews begin this Friday, June 1 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) world premiere production of LOG CABIN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Jordan Harrison (Marjorie Prime, Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at Playwrights; "Orange Is the New Black").  Directed by Tony Award and Obie Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Clybourne Park, The Qualms at Playwrights; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Parisian Woman), LOG CABIN is the sixth and final production of the theater company's current 2017/2018 Season.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage with the Cast of THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA; Lenny Wolpe, Lisa O'Hare, and More
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 24, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 13th season of Project Shaw on with The Doctor's Dilemma, one of Shaw's most beloved plays. BroadwayWorld takes you backstage with the all-star cast featuring Lenny Wolpe, Lisa O'Hare, Reed Birney, and more. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Commission Theatre Announces Cast For CLEARING By Beth Hyland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Commission Theatre (CT) presents CLEARING, a social drama by Beth Hyland. CLEARING will be directed by Claire Reinhart. The opening night and press performance will take place today June 8th at 8pm with Thursday - Saturday performances through June 23rd. This is the first production of Commission Theatre's 2018 season. (more...)

Commission Theatre Announces Cast For CLEARING By Beth Hyland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Commission Theatre (CT) presents CLEARING, a social drama by Beth Hyland. CLEARING will be directed by Claire Reinhart. The opening night and press performance will take place on Friday June 8th at 8pm with Today - Saturday performances through June 23rd. This is the first production of Commission Theatre's 2018 season. (more...)

Commission Theatre Announces Cast For CLEARING By Beth Hyland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2018

Commission Theatre (CT) presents CLEARING, a social drama by Beth Hyland. CLEARING will be directed by Claire Reinhart. The opening night and press performance will take place on Friday June 8th at 8pm with Thursday - Today performances through June 23rd. This is the first production of Commission Theatre's 2018 season. (more...)

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre Presents A Contemporary German Comedy DIE FIRMA DANKT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

As a new economic era arrives, traditional corporations go through drastic transformations to reinvent themselves. Do those who have been with the company for a long time stand firm to defend the old existing system, or do they accept the new changes? Exploring the subject of office politics, particularly the ideological clash between the new and old generations within companies, Die Firma dankt is written by German playwright Lutz Hubner together with Sarah Nemitz. This satirical work is filled with brilliantly dark humour, and it has garnered enthusiastic acclaims when performed in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Taiwan. The current version is translated by Tang Wei, with Cantonese adaption by Weigo Lee who also directs this production. The main cast includes Chris Sun, Wang Wei, Karrie Tan, Lo Ka Nang and Fanny Shum, and the performances will be staged at the Hong Kong City Hall Theatre from 6 to 22 July. Tickets are now available at URBTIX. (more...)

The Tank Announces COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Meghan Finn, Artistic Directors) present the world premiere of COREY AND VANESSA PRESENT AN ALL-FEMALE EDUCATIONAL TOURING PRODUCTION OF OF MICE AND MEN, a new devised play directed by Alex Randrup and created in collaboration with Siena Zoe Allen, Emily Auciello, Samantha Clark, and Bonita Jackson. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Scenic Design of a Musical, David Zinn
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

David Zinn has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL. (more...)

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL's David Zinn Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

David Zinn has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Photo Flash: ON THE EXHALE Gets Philadelphia-Area Premiere At Theater With A View
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Theater with a View, a professional outdoor theatre company located in Pottstown, PA, is preparing for the Philadelphia-area premiere of Martin Zimmerman's On The Exhale.  The gripping and timely one-person show, which was originally produced by Roundabout Theatre Company Underground, will be presented as part of Theater with a View's 2018 season from July 11 to 28, 2018 at Sycamore Hill, (481 Ebelhare Road, Pottstown).  (more...)

After Hours Theatre Co's Immersive ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST Extends Through July 22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

AFTER HOURS THETRE COMPANY (who most recently produced the Ovation nominated Dogfight and I Love You Because) announces that its critically acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS' CHOICE, Stage Raw TOP TEN), uniquely immersive theatrical experience, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, adapted by Dale Wasserman, based on the novel by Ken Kesey, produced by Graham Wetterhahn, and directed by Jonathan Mu√Īoz-Proulx is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, JULY 22 at SIX01 Studio, 630 S. Flower St. in Burbank. (more...)

Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For The UK Premiere Of DANCE NATION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Somewhere in America, a revolution is coming. An army of competitive dancers is ready to take over the world, one routine at a time. (more...)

Theater With A View Announces Philadelphia-Area Premiere Of Martín Zimmerman's ON THE EXHALE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Theater with a View, a professional outdoor theatre company located in Pottstown, PA, will stage the Philadelphia-area premiere of Martin Zimmerman's On The Exhale. The gripping and timely one-person show, which was originally produced by Roundabout Theatre Company Underground, will be presented as part of Theater with a View's 2018 season from July 11 to 28, 2018 at Sycamore Hill, (481 Ebelhare Road, Pottstown). (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers! (more...)

Mad Cow Announces Cast And Crew Of HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

Mad Cow Theatre announces cast of Hand to God by Robert Askins (more...)

Vote For The 2018 BWW Denver Awards; THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Denver Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents Boo Killebrew's MILLER, MISSISSIPPI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2018

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Jacob G. Padron and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents Miller, Mississippi, by Boo Killebrew, directed by Lee Sunday Evans, from January 9 through February 2, 2019. (more...)

Announcing The Cast And Creative Team Of Diversionary's World Premiere THE HOUR OF GREAT MERCY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

This poetic new play with music follows Ed, a gay Jesuit priest who leaves the Catholic church to reconcile with his estranged brother in an isolated and icy township in Alaska. As Ed confronts his tragic past and tenuous future, he unexpectedly finds love beneath the starry Alaskan sky, and support from an unlikely ally. Introducing an auspicious new voice in American theatre, The Hour of Great Mercy by Miranda Rose Hall, is a tender, insightful and compassionate story about our collective relationship to illness, family, and redemption. (more...)

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Denver Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

MRT Hosts SLOW FOOD World Premiere Jan 9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) presents a cure for the winter blues with the laugh-out-loud, world premiere comedy Slow Food by Wendy MacLeod, writer of the acclaimed play Women in Jeopardy and the TV cult sensation "Popular," from January 9 to February 3 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, according to Artistic Director Sean Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas. (more...)

Cast Announced for STC's RICHARD THE THIRD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019. (more...)

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Denver Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018. (more...)

THE GIN GAME Highlights The Indifference Of Our Mercenary World
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre?In a seedy nursing home, two elderly residents befriend each other, passing time playing gin rummy. As the play unfolds game after game, they share stories of their past, shedding light on the many problems of aging in our society. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Appoints Anna Cooper CDG As Casting Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the appointment of Anna Cooper CDG as the new Casting Director from September 2018. Anna will work with newly appointed Artistic Director Michael Longhurst on casting productions in his first season in 2019. (more...)

Mile Square Theatre Presents VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang's hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. (more...)

Studio Theatre Announces D.C. Premiere of THE CHILDREN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

The DC premiere of British playwright Lucy Kirkwood's urgent and unsettling eco-thriller The Children rounds out Studio Theatre's Main Series for its 40th Anniversary Season. Directed by Studio Artistic Director David Muse, The Children deepens his relationship with Kirkwood's work-he directed the DC premiere of her play Chimerica in 2015. Inspired in part by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear explosion in Japan, Kirkwood's disaster drama begins as an old love triangle flaring to life in the aftermath of a natural disaster and morphs into a disquieting look at the cataclysmic impact of human intervention in the natural world. (more...)

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