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Educating Rita - 1987 - Off-Broadway

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Westside Theatre (Upstairs)

(New York, NY)
407 West 43rd St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Wimpole Productions presents Educating Rita by Willy Russell at dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum, Dublin.
by Caroline Cronin - Sep 18, 2020
The Last Five Years is one of the few musicals that seems as if Jason Robert Brown wrote it precisely with a pandemic in mind. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical, Blood Brothers returns toBirmingham Hippodrome from Monday 30 September a?" Saturday 12 October starringLyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone for the final time.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
Following the huge success of the run in August at the Minack Open Air Theatre, the acclaimed 40th anniversary production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA is coming back from Wednesday 28 October.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
Today, Rose Theatre has announced it will re-open for an autumn 'Return to the Rose Season' of live performances from 28th October. This news comes exactly six months on from its enforced closure.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 30, 2020
After a curtailed tour and a sold-out run at Cornwall’s Minack Theatre, Willy Russell’s beautifully poignant Educating Rita now comes to the Rose Theatre for its first performances inside a theatre in a Covid-restricted world. A bittersweet and very funny production; it has been worth the wait.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
The full cast has been announced for The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit, a new musical with book by Allan Knee (the writer of Hope Aria's 2017 hit musical, Little Women), and music and lyrics by newcomer Andre Catrini. Ryan Kopel stars in the title role of Timothy. He is joined by Paul Greenwood, Michael Matus, Sammy Graham and Helen Pearson who star as Scrooge, Grimaldi, Lucy and Mrs Linden/Miss Poole respectively.
by Marianka Swain - Oct 15, 2020
Hurrah for the green shoots in our beleaguered industry. Lots of venues are mounting new shows and bringing back our favourites over the next few weeks and months - albeit with social distancing and safety measures in place. Here are some of the live theatrical goodies on offer.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT, a new musical with book by Allan Knee, and music and lyrics by newcomer Andre Catrini, comes to Hope Mill Theatre. Ryan Kopel stars in the title role of Timothy. He is joined by Paul Greenwood, Michael Matus, Sammy Graham and Helen Pearson who star as Scrooge, Grimaldi, Lucy and Mrs Linden/Miss Poole respectively.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
David Pugh and Theatre by the Lake have announced that their highly acclaimed production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow in 2020 as part of 40th anniversary UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment, Joseph Houston & William Whelton for Hope Mill Theatre and Timothy Cratchit Development LLC have announced the full cast for THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT, a new musical with book by Allan Knee (the writer of Hope Aria's 2017 hit musical, Little Women), and music and lyrics by newcomer Andre Catrini. Ryan Kopel stars in the title role of Timothy. He is joined by Paul Greenwood, Michael Matus, Sammy Graham and Helen Pearson who star as Scrooge, Grimaldi, Lucy and Mrs Linden/Miss Poole respectively. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
David Pugh and Theatre by the Lake have announced that their highly acclaimed production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA, which toured the UK earlier this year, will have a 40th anniversary production in 2020, once again touring the UK and starring Stephen Tompkinson as Frank and Jessica Johnson as Rita.  The production is directed by Max Roberts.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021
Rose Theatre has announced it is reopening its doors once again on 27 June 2021. Following three national lockdowns, the Rose is reopening to the public with a series of summer shows and events, including The International Youth Arts Festival by Creative Youth from 1 July 2021 and more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2021
Lightlight Theatre is going back to the '80s with its latest production, a comedy from Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine playwright Willy Russell.
by BWW News Desk - 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 Jonathan Marshall - Jun 4, 2020
Prolific playwright David Greig has a varied catalogue of work ranging from the recently revived Europe to West End hit Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and his acclaimed adaptation of Touching the Void. He is also Artistic Director of Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre. Greig's first original play in 7 years Adventures with the Painted People was due to begin its run in Edinburgh this summer but has since been adapted for radio due to the pandemic. The writer spoke with BroadwayWorld about his creative process, the future of theatre and his latest work. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Queen's Theatre Hornchurch is delighted to announce that Imogen Heapa??, the classically trained pioneer in electronic music, is contributing some of her distinctive and beautiful music to support Here I Am, this week's online event placing the voice of the Theatre's audience centre stage, being shared nightly at 7.30pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Theatre Royal in Newcastle has announced that all performances are cancelled, or postponed, through 24 November.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
A group of actors from a London cooperative agency, City Actors Management, have come together to form a new company, with the goal of telling stories, entertaining children, and finding new streams of income after the industry shut down overnight.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2020
Lucie Arnaz, star of stage, screen, and cabaret comes to The Corner for this week's episode of Cabaret Corner, a series devoted to having meaningful conversations with leaders in the cabaret community.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
It was announced that the 40th anniversary production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA will play the Minack Theatre, Cornwall this August. The production was on a UK Tour when the Government closed theatres, but is now able to open at this beautiful outdoor theatre with social distancing.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Company of Fools, the professional theatre arm of Sun Valley Museum of Art, announced today the cancellation of all programming for its 25th Anniversary Season due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic health precautions, actor safety concerns and community feedback. The Fools will plan to reopen in 2021 with a full offering of live performance experiences.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2020
Today's top stories: tune in to last night's virtual Broadway Barks hosted by Bernadette Peters, learn about an immersive production of Great Comet coming to Florida next year, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
The acclaimed 40th anniversary production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA will play the Minack Theatre, Cornwall this August. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Mrs. Shirley Bradshaw feels stuck in the same old house with the same boring husband. When she accepts an invitation to join a friend in Greece, she discovers somebody she forgot about: her true self, Shirley Valentine. The Ojai Art Center Theater's 2020 season takes off with this life-affirming production, January 24 through February 16.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
The Kings Theatre in Portsmouth has announced its exciting programme of shows with a vibrant line-up of comedy, plays and the best in musicals - starting 2020 in style.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Theatr Clwyd today announces its Writers in Residence and Companies in Residence for 2020, as part of the TYFU|GROW Creative Development Programme. Writers' residencies have been awarded to Hannah Daniel, Katie Elin-Salt, Jennifer Lunn, Wyn Mason, Lisa Parry, and Kristian Phillips. Companies' residencies have been awarded to Archipelago, Francesca Goodridge and Dan Lloyd, PRIDD, and Signdance Collective.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Bill Kenwright's 'Dazzling' (Sunday Telegraph) production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers continues into Spring 2020 from 4 February 2020 at Theatre Royal, Brighton. Starring Lyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone, she will be joined by Alexander Patmore as Mickey, Joel Benedict as Eddie, Danielle Corlass as Linda, Paula Tappenden as Mrs Lyons, Danny Taylor as Sammy and Robbie Scotcher as the narrator.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Coventry audiences will be among the first to experience a brand new on-stage thriller when Robin Hawdon's REVENGE Comes to the Belgrade Theatre next month.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
Louise Jameson (EastEnders, Doctor Who, Bergerac) will direct a new stage production of Robin Hawdon's suspense-filled thriller Revenge. The play opens at Greenwich Theatre, London, on 6th February before touring the UK. There will be a national press night on Thursday 6th February.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
Production images have been released for the 40th Anniversary UK tour of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA, starring Stephen Tompkinson and Jessica Johnson as Frank and Rita. The play opened at the Oxford Playhouse on 4 February, and will continue to tour until 23 May.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 21, 2020
Dame Julie Walters. best known to film fans for her memorable performance as Weasley matriarch, Molly, in the Harry Potter film series, has revealed that she was diagnosed with cancer eighteen months ago.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Guildford Fringe Theatre Company presents a new professional production of Jim Cartwright's gritty play, Two, at the Back Room of the Star Inn, Quarry Street, Guildford from Tuesday 2 a?" Saturday 6 June 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Opening March 5 and running through March 21st is the return of BLOOD BROTHERS.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
A historic theatre - which has hosted a range of stars from Laurel and Hardy to Michael McIntyre and Romesh Ranganathan - is set to surpass its former glory thanks to a significant injection of cash.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit Blood Brothers will return to the Belgrade Theatre this March as part of its hotly anticipated Spring Season 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
A rare staging of an iconic fantasy horror, an uplifting new play about the life of an everyday hero, a dark comedy classic and a revival of one of their most popular productions make for an exciting spring season at the New Vic, announced today by the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced nine new shows. GREASE, THE COMMITMENTS, GOOD VIBRATIONS, ROB BECKETT - WALLOP, ROMESH RANGANATHAN a?" THE CYNIC'S MIXTAPE, TONY CHRISTIE AND THE NELSON RIDDLE ORCHESTRA - CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF FRANK SINATRA & FRIENDS, STRICTLY BALLROOM, and THE DREAMBOYS and OUR DAY OUT will all on sale to Friends of the Grand and members now and on Wednesday 11 December for General Public.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
The Octagon Theatre has announced that they will be staging a brand-new production of Willy Russell's comedy, Shirley Valentine, in February 2020, directed by Artistic Director Lotte Wakeham.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
Storyhouse is looking forward to 2021 with a must-see programme of classic comedy, thought-provoking drama and stand-up silliness. Newly announced shows include acclaimed touring productions of stage hits Educating Rita and The Greatest Play in the History of the World, the return of Miss Julie and major names from the world of comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Bill Kenwright's 'Dazzling' (Sunday Telegraph) production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers continues into Spring 2020 from 4 February 2020 at Theatre Royal Brighton. This iconic musical has been visiting theatres across the country throughout 2019, performing to sell out houses and receiving standing ovations.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers continues into Spring 2020 from 4 February 2020 at Theatre Royal, Brighton. This iconic musical has been visiting theatres across the country throughout 2019, performing to sell-out houses and receiving standing ovations.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
Bill Kenwright's 'Dazzling' (Sunday Telegraph) production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers returns this summer with a three-week season at Cork Opera House from 5 August before embarking on a UK tour. Starring Lyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone for the final time, she will be joined by Joel Benedict as Eddie, Danielle Corlass as Linda, Danny Taylor as Sammy and Chloe Taylor as Mrs Lyons. Alexander Patmore returns as Mickey alongside Robbie Scotcher as the narrator.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
Theatr Clwyd today announce the full company for the world première of Emily White's debut play Pavilion. Artistic Director Tamara Harvey directs Ifan Huw Dafydd (Dewi), Carly-Sophia Davies (Jess), Caitlin Drake (Myfanwy), Ellis Duffy (Gary), Michael Geary (Evan), Lowri Hamer (Bethan), Victoria John (Big Nell), Kristian Phillips (Lloyd), Adam Redmore (Mark/Will), Rebecca Smith-Williams (Mary) and Tim Treloar (Dylan). The production opens at Theatr Clwyd on 2 October, with previews from 26 September, until 12 October.
by Caroline Cronin - Aug 27, 2020
My recent visit as a first-timer to this much-celebrated space was to see Educating Rita - a truncated version of the David Pugh production that was due to tour the country, pre-COVID.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020
The acclaimed 40th anniversary production of Willy Russell's EDUCATING RITA is now playing at the Minack Theatre, Cornwall, England. The production was on a UK Tour when the Government closed theatres, but is now able to open with social distancing.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
The acclaimed 40th anniversary production of Willy Russella??s EDUCATING RITA will play the Minack Theatre, Cornwall, England this August. The show's official Twitter account has posted a video taking fans inside and behind the scenes of the opening performance.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2021
Directed by James Hough-Neilson, One For The Road finds Dennis on the eve of his 50th birthday making a last-ditch attempt to break away from the confines of his middle-class, housing-estate existence.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021
EDUCATING RITA tells the story of married hairdresser Rita, who enrols on an Open University course to expand her horizons, and her encounters with university tutor Frank. Frank is a frustrated poet, brilliant academic and dedicated drinker, who is less than enthusiastic about teaching Rita.