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by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2019
Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its world premiere adaptation of Key Largo, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Farragut North) and featuring Academy Award nominee Andy Garcia (Mama Mia! Here We Go Again, The Godfather: Part III) as Johnny Rocco. The Geffen Playhouse production is adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Andy Garcia, based on the play by Maxwell Anderson and the screenplay by Richard Brooks & John Huston. Original music is composed by 10-time GRAMMY Award winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arturo Sandoval.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021
The Shaw Festival's 2021 season continues into fall and winter with the American classic Desire Under the Elms, the beloved Irving Berlin musical Holiday Inn and perennial Yuletide favourite A Christmas Carol.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019
Actor's Express Announces Pride Nights For Season 32. The third Thursday of each production during Season 32 at Actor's Express will include a small reception and celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride before the performance.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2019
Studio Theatre is extending its season-opening production of Doubt: A Parable, adding five performances through October 13, 2019. John Patrick Shanley's masterpiece received the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for its compelling interrogation of certitude and scandal within the Catholic Church. Studio's production is directed by the theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matt Torney and is anchored by DC theatre treasure Sarah Marshall, distinguished by having performed at Studio more than any other actor. Joining Marshall are Christian Conn (Studio Theatre's Venus in Fur) as Father Flynn, Amelia Pedlow as Sister James, and Tiffany M. Thompson as Mrs. Muller.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021
Hudson Theatre Works will open on October 7th with Bunnies by New Jersey Playwright, Joanne Hoersch.  Bunnies tells the story of five Playboy Bunnies, who n 1973, at the New York Playboy Club, find themselves uplifted by the rise of feminism, haunted by the GoodBar murder and conflicted about their jobs as sex symbols, while they bond in humor and compassion over the course of one evening. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2019
Following a highly acclaimed tour in 2018, The Original Theatre Company and The Anthology Group in association with Peter Stickney and York Theatre Royal's production of Alan Bennett's THE HABIT OF ART will return and tour the UK in 2020. Directed by Philip Franks and starring Matthew Kelly as Fitz (W. H. Auden) and David Yelland as Henry (Benjamin Britten). The tour begins on 18 March 2020 at Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne.
by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021
After more than three decades leading creative operations for one of America’s largest theaters, Tony Award-winner Robert Falls is ending his tenure as Artistic Director of Goodman Theatre. Today, Falls announced his intention to step down next summer at the completion of the current 2021/2022 Season.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2020
Peter Freer died the morning of Friday, September 25th at his winter home in Happy Valley, Arizona. He had been diagnosed with cancer several months ago.  
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2019
Studio Theatre's season-opening production of Doubt: A Parable has been extended a second time, closing October 20, 2019. John Patrick Shanley's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece is directed at Studio by Matt Torney and anchored by Studio mainstay Sarah Marshall. She is joined by Christian Conn (Studio Theatre's Venus in Fur) as Father Flynn, Amelia Pedlow as Sister James, and Tiffany M. Thompson as Mrs. Muller.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2020
The Shaw Festival plans to return to the stage in May with a reduced 2021 season. Many of the anticipated productions originally scheduled for 2020 will now appear as part of the 2021 playbill.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2020
Award-winning Writer, director, producer, Israela Margalit, will debut her newest work CROSSROADS, Six Short Plays about love, pain, passion, and joy, on Thursday, December 3 at 7:30 PM EST and Sunday, December 6 at 2:30 PM EST, via YouTube, with an encore presentation Christmas week streaming between December 24-31. The show is FREE, to sign up for your link please visit Eventbrite.  
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 23, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Walter Dallas, director, playwright, musician, teacher, and leader in African-American theater, has died at age 73.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020
During the Annual General Meeting held earlier today, the Shaw Festival announced positive financial results for the 2019 season. Kevin Patterson, Treasurer of the Board of Directors, shared with an audience of patrons, donors and company members that both sales and fundraising revenues achieved all-time highs, resulting in a $519,000 season surplus.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020
At today's Shaw Festival Annual General Meeting, Board Chair Peter E.S. Jewett welcomed new members - Thomas R. Hyde, senior counsel at Hodgson Russ LLP and Nicole R. Tzetzo, partner at Hodgson Russ LLP - to the Shaw Festival Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is invested with fiduciary oversight to support and further the mission and longevity of the Shaw Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
PREMIERES NYC has announced the expansion of its bi-annual commissioning series INNER VOICES with the New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant). 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2021
During the Shaw Festival's Annual General Meeting, Board Chair Peter E.S. Jewett welcomed new members Philip Akin, Dr. Glen Bandiera and Sylvia Bennett to the Board of Directors.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2021
In addition to realizing a financial gain, the Shaw Festival also made strides in cultivating new funding partnerships, while supporting surrounding businesses, during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2020
Actor's Express has suspended performances, effective immediately.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, will present a live, online reading of 17 MINUTES by Scott Organ, directed by Michael Cotey as part of “The Room” series. The reading will be live on Monday, June 27 at 7pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2021
Actor's Express announces its 34th Season of dynamic, entertaining work, including a World Premiere and co-production with Oglethorpe University Theatre. After a year of virtual programming, including streaming and a podcast, Actor's Express returns to in-person performances with an eight-show in-person season. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2020
Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse will present a free 'screened' reading of WHERE THE CROSS IS MADE, a ghost story by Eugene O'Neill, via live stream video, with talkback to follow, on  Saturday, June 20th, 2020 at 8 PM, EST.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2021
Upon receiving a $150,000 Capital grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) in 2019, the Shaw Festival immediately put it to good use. Many of The Shaw's amenities have benefitted from this infusion of funds. The support the Festival received from OTF ensures its theatres and spaces are ready for the anticipated return of audiences and company members.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Artistic Director Tim Carroll has announced casting for the Shaw Festival’s upcoming productions of Charley’s Aunt, Flush, The Devil’s Disciple, Sherlock Holmes and the Raven’s Curse, A Short History of Niagara and Trouble in Mind.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2020
The acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, A Noise Within (ANW), has welcomed two new actors Veralyn Jones and Trisha Miller into their Resident Artist company. The Resident Artists are a core group of 22 seasoned actors and creative theatrical professionals, central to A Noise Within's mission of delivering classic theatre with modern magic.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant), will star Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2020
Based on the Province of Ontario's framework for reopening businesses and the further extension of the State of Emergency, the Shaw Festival is not able to proceed with the season as scheduled. As a result, The Shaw must cancel all performances and public events through September 15.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
Actor’s Express will continue its 34th season with a production of Desire Under the Elms, a landmark American play by Eugene O’Neill, American playwright and Nobel laureate in literature. Performances run August 6-28, 2022.
by Alan Henry - Jul 21, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2020
Sheffield Theatres today announce the full cast for Robert Hastie's new production of Coriolanus. The production follows his critically acclaimed productions of Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Joining previously announced cast member Tom Bateman are Hermon Berhane, Mudassar Dar, Stella Gonet, Esther McAuley, Remmie Milner, Theo Ogundipe, Louis J Rhone, Eddie-Joe Robinson, Kate Rutter, Malcolm Sinclair, Katy Stephens, Ben Wiggins and Alex Young. The company is completed by members of Sheffield People's Theatre, Sheffield Theatres' intergenerational theatre company.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020
A seminal work of Jewish culture or an act of traitorous libel? Indecent explores the origins of the highly controversial play The God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch. We follow the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it in this deeply moving play accompanied by a small live klezmer band.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2022
“Desire Under the Elms,” Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece of erotic desire takes a Greek tragedy and sets it on an American Gothic farmstead. The son can see that his father’s new young wife plans to push him out. His passionate hatred for her is only matched by hers for him. Blinded by passion, they are set on a collision course.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2020
Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls has announced casting for his upcoming revival of Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. In assuming the title role, Chicago favorite Kate Fry returns to the Goodman, following her recent appearance in Falls' production of The Winter's Tale. Joining Fry are stage and screen star Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), who returns to the Goodman following his triumphant appearance in last season's St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson, and Chicago's Christopher Donahue (Oedipus Rex at Court Theatre, Moby Dick at Lookingglass).
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 3, 2022
We interviewed Gregory Erbach who plays the role of Cabot in Eugene O'Neill's 'Desire Under the Elms' at Hudson Theatre Works.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2021
New COVID-19 restrictions, along with the recent decision to continue the Niagara Region’s placement in the Grey-Lockdown Zone, has made it clear the Shaw Festival is unable to produce Gypsy: A Musical Fable in 2021.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 23, 2021
Vinnette Carroll was an American playwright, actress, and theatre director best known for being the was the first African-American woman to direct on Broadway, with her 1972 production of the musical Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope. Until Liesl Tommy's 2016 nomination for Eclipsed, Carroll was the only African-American woman to have received a Tony Award nomination for direction.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 31, 2020
Today (December 31) in live streaming: The Met's New Year's Eve Gala, Game Night on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 30, 2020
Today (December 30) in live streaming: Seth Rudetsky visits Backstage Live and so much more!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 26, 2020
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, December 26-27, 2020.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 25, 2020
Today (December 25) in live streaming: Broadway unites to save the West Bank Cafe, and so much more!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 24, 2020
Today (December 24) in live streaming: The Callaways on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2020
Moonlight Theatre Productions  will present award-winning writer, director, producer  Israela Margalit's  acclaimed newest work  CROSSROADS  in an encore streaming presentation between December 24- 31, 2020. The show is  FREE. 
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2020
Moonlight Theatre Productions will present award-winning writer, director, producer Israela Margalit's acclaimed newest work CROSSROADS in an encore streaming presentation between December 24- 31, 2020. The show is FREE. To sign up for your link, please visit Eventbrite.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019
Native Earth Performing Arts will present its production of the 2018 Governor General-nominated play This Is How We Got Here, written and directed by Keith Barker, featuring Kristopher Bowman, Tamara Podemski, James Dallas Smith and Michaela Washburn on January 26-February 16, 2020.
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022
BrightSide Theatre Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have announced that they will begin their 10th season with She Loves Me, running from October 14 through 30th. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022
Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Rebecca Gilman will mark her 10th production at Goodman Theatre, her longtime creative home, with Swing State—directed by Tony Award-winner Robert Falls in their 6th collaboration over 35 years. Swing State appears October 7 – November 13 in the 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021
As Ontario remains under a provincewide emergency and stay-at-home order, the Shaw Festival is now forced to delay the start of the 2021 season to early July. Early performances of Charley's Aunt and the full run of The Devil’s Disciple will now move to new outdoor venues.
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2020
Metropolitan Playhouse will present a 'screened' reading of Eugene O'Neill's 1918 one-act, THE ROPE, via live stream video on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 8 PM, EST.

Desire Under the Elms Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Desire Under the Elms have their been?
Desire Under the Elms has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1963.

What productions of Desire Under the Elms have there been?
Desire Under the Elms has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1963.