Face of a Hero

Opened: October 20, 1960

Face of a Hero - 1960 - Broadway History , Info & More

Eugene O'Neill Theatre (Broadway)
230 West 49th St. New York, NY

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Social Justice and Shakespeare Plays Come to Deertrees Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2023

Deertrees Theatre, Maine’s most enchanting playhouse, presents exceptional entertainment for Lakes Region residents and visitors alike at 156 Deertrees Road, Harrison. Deertrees has served the Greater Maine region since 1936, offering an eclectic summer season of entertainment, featuring theatrical productions and comedies, family shows, concerts annually from June through early September. 

Deertrees Theatre to Launch 87th 'Mainest' Theatrical Summer With ALMOST MAINE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2023

Historic Deertrees Theatre, Maine’s most enchanting playhouse, is launching its 87th theatrical summer with the 'Mainest' of plays, 'John Cariani's 'Almost, Maine,' this weekend, kicking off a season of spectacular entertainment ahead.

14 Shows Hitting Atlanta Stages This Summer
by Caroline Powell - May 14, 2023

Atlanta theatre has a little something for everyone this summer! From world premieres to family-friendly favorites, take a step into Atlanta theatres this summer.

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 29, 2023

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

The Public's UNDER THE RADAR Festival Begins Tomorrow, Featuring 36 Artists and Companies at Six Venues
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023

The Public Theater will begin performances for the 18th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL tomorrow, Wednesday, January 4. Learn more about the lineup and how to get tickets!

Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Announce 2023 Season and New Associate Companies
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2022

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse has announced a 2023 season that boasts four re-imagined classics on stage and the introduction of six new Associate Companies.

ALI, a New Musical About Muhammad Ali, in Development for Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

ALI, a new musical celebrating the life and legacy of the heavyweight boxing champion and humanitarian Muhammad Ali is being developed for Broadway. 

The Chocolate Factory Theater Announces 18th Anniversary Season Featuring 10 Commissioned Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

The Chocolate Factory Theater has announced its 18th season of performances - the second at its new permanent facility - featuring 10 Commissioned Premieres, 4 Supported Creative Residencies, and partnerships with Abrons Arts Center, ISSUE Project Room, Queens Museum, and The Bushwick Starr.

Greek National Opera Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring World Premiere of New GNO Production of Verdi's FALSTAFF
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

The Greek National Opera’s 2022-23 season curated by GNO Artistic Director Giorgos Koumendakis will feature ten new opera and ballet productions, one newly commissioned opera, five revivals of past productions, music concerts, major co-productions with some of the world’s foremost opera houses, collaborations with leading conductors and more.

How Many Musicals Have Won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? See the List Here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2022

Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, the most recent musical to take home the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, has just opened on Broadway! Only 10 musicals in history have been honored with the coveted award and we've got the full list.

Betty Buckley, Sandra Bernhard & More Announced for Joe's Pub Spring Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Joe’s Pub is celebrating female performers for Women’s History Month with Sandra Bernhard, Bridget Everett, Julie Klausner, Priya Darshini, Kathryn Allison, Eleri Ward, Betty Buckley, Brooklyn Raga Massive Rāginī Festival (formerly known as the Women’s Raga Massive Festival), Ayodele Casel, Desaparecidas featuring Daphne Rubin Vega, and more.

REDCAT Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021

Ringing in a hopeful 2022, Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, will kick off a full year of live performance and art. Through performances, screenings, and exhibitions, REDCAT will once again welcome in-person audiences—as well as online audiences around the world—from January through June 2022. 

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOTOWN SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5 & More
by Peter Nason - Jun 11, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Motown songs from 1960-1994. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!

BWW Exclusive: THE BEATLES 101 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - Ranking the Best of John, Paul, George & Ringo (Including Their Solo Hits)
by Peter Nason - May 12, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Beatles songs, including some of the fab four's solo works. They're all here: 'Twist and Shout,' 'In My Life,' 'Helter Skelter,' 'Imagine,' 'Something,' 'Maybe I'm Amazed,' 'Let It Be.' See if your favorites made the grade!

TBS Presents “Chew & View” With THE BIG BANG THEORY
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2020

Cozy up and order-in with The Big Bang Theory “Chew & View” marathon on TBS. Each week will feature a special assembly of episodes curated and inspired by the series character's take-out/order-in indulgences encouraging fans to do the same while tuning-in.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Musical Theatre Characters (1940-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites are on our list of the best characters from Broadway musicals.

The 32nd Annual Virginia Film Festival Announces Lineup
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 25, 2019

The 32nd Annual Virginia Film Festival will feature a deep and diverse program of more than 150 films, including some of the hottest titles on the festival circuit today, and an array of special guests from throughout the industry, and from across the globe. This year's lineup includes award-winning actor, writer, and director Ethan Hawke, noted actor Ann Dowd, international bestselling author John Grisham, actor Dennis Christopher, acclaimed filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu - plus more than 100 filmmakers in all.

A List of Calgary's Upcoming 2019/2020 Season
by Vicki Trask - Sep 7, 2019

Calgary's thriving theatre season officially got under way this September with the opening of Stage West's a?oeThere Goes The Bridea??. Broadway World has compiled a list of some of the exciting upcoming shows that Calgarians and visitors can look forward to in this 2019/2020 season.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces Cast Of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2019

Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running on the main stage from March 1 through April 28. The press opening is Sunday, March 10 at 7:30pm. This hit sci-fi musical has devoured the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 30 years, following the story of floral assistant who stumbles across a new breed of carnivorous plant that promises to grant him fame, fortune and all his desires - as long as the blood keeps flowing. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS will feature the creative talents of Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) and Christopher Carter (Choreographer)

Legendary Country Artist Roy Clark Dies at 85
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 15, 2018

 Roy Clark, the legendary 'superpicker', GRAMMY, CMA and ACMaward winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed 'Hee Haw' television series, died today at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla.

Richard Diebenkorn Exhibition Announced At Frederick R. Weisman Museum
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2018

Pepperdine University's Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art will present Richard Diebenkorn: Beginnings, 1942-1955 from Saturday, January 12, 2019 until Sunday, March 31, 2019, the exhibition's only Southern California venue. A special opening reception will be held Sunday, January 13 from 2-4 p.m. There is no admission charge and the public is invited to attend.

Meet the Cast of THE WAVERLY GALLERY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2018

Preview performances begin tonight, Tuesday, September 25, for The Waverly Gallery on Broadway! Get to know the cast below!

Court Theatre Extends Critically-Acclaimed Production of ALL MY SONS
by Julie Musbach - Jan 30, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, announces the extension of All My Sons by Arthur Miller, directed by Charles Newell and featuring Kate Collins, John Judd and Timothy Edward Kane. All My Sons now runs through February 18, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets to extension performances of All My Sons go on sale Friday, February 2, 2018 and available by calling the box office at (773) 753-4472 orwww.CourtTheatre.org.


Face of a Hero has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1960.
Face of a Hero has been nominated for the Performance category at the Theatre World Awards, specifically for Sandy Dennis.
Face of a Hero has won the Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Sandy Dennis.



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