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Grover's Corners - 1987 - Chicago

Based on the play Our Town by Thornton Wilder

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Marriott Theatre

(Lincolnshire, IL, )
10 Marriott Drive
Lincolnshire, IL,
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by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 7, 2021
Contra Costa Civic Theatre will return to live, in-person Main Stage productions this fall with one of the giants of the American theatre, Thornton Wilder’s Our Town. Directed by CCCT’s Executive Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn, and featuring a diverse ensemble of eight actors who portray the 25-plus citizens of Grover’s Corners, Our Town will play for 15 performances from October 1-31.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019
The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) open the company's 2019a?"20 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town by Thornton Wilder. Performances take place October 25a?"November 17 at SSP's home in the lower level of St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2020
A work of startling originality when it debuted in 1938, Thornton Wilder's Our Town evolved to become a vintage slice of early 20th-century Americana. This unique and timely book shines a light on the play's continued impact in the 21st century and makes a case for the healing powers of Wilder's text for a world confronting multiple crises.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 23, 2019
The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods, hosts a celebration of theater for the month of October 2019. The Belmont Theater District acts as an advocate to create, promote and strengthen the diverse artistic offerings of the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods to its residents and visitors.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021
The Milford Arts Council's (The MAC) Eastbound Theatre is proud to announce the kickoff of their 2021-2022 season! The first show of the season, Our Town, will be held at Eisenhower Park, home to the MAC's MAC in the Park series.
by Natasha Ashley - Sep 16, 2020
Syracuse Stage has announced plans for adjustments to the 2020/2021 season in order to address the continuing impact of the Covid-19 virus. Three previously announced plays will be replaced in the six show season. The Cold Read Festival of New Plays returns with additional enhanced experiences. A series of community focused performances and conversations will be added and subscribers will be given access to a series of special interviews and behind the scenes looks guided by Syracuse Stage artistic leadership.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2019
Join The Drama Studio for this classic Pulitzer Prize-winning play that explores life, love, and death in the small town of Grover's Corners at the turn of the century.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 27, 2019
A group of students has forcibly taken over a theatre space on their college campus. The room hasn't been touched in a year a?' not since a school shooting rocked the very foundation they're playing to, in the middle of a performance of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. The survivors have come together to hold a last hurrah: part vigil, part documentary, part call-to-action. See, the building is scheduled for demolition tomorrow a?' and, while they can, the students want to remind their community of what happened and what is at stake if they don't act.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
This year, a living legend of musical theatre turns 90: Lyricist-bookwriter Tom Jones (who also, under a stage name) appeared in the original company of his most famous and wildly successful record-breaking musical, The Fantasticks. His collaborator, composer Harvey Schmidt, just recently passed away. The production's record-breaking run closed, on January 13, 2002, after 17,162 performances. Their shows also include 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!, Philemon, Celebration and many more. And celebration is what it's about when Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, return to celebrate Jones & Schmidt. Demas and Rice have based the show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Tom and Harvey. With very special guest Broadway's Hal Robinson who is also a Fantasticks alumni.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018
Perseverance Theatre, Alaska's professional regional theatre company, launches its 40th Anniversary Season this week with Our Town, by Thornton Wilder. The iconic American drama, featuring an all-Alaskan cast directed by Art Rotch, will play Oct. 5-Nov. 3 at the theatre in Juneau, and Nov. 9-25 at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts in Anchorage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020
Concord Theatricals has announced that it has secured exclusive licensing rights in North America to Our Town (Multilingual) by Thornton Wilder, with translations by Nilo Cruz and Jeff Augustin, for its Samuel French imprint.
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2019
Birth; marriage; death. And everything in between. As day breaks on another ordinary day, the townsfolk of Grover's Corners go about their business: newspapers are delivered; people go to work; gardens are tended to. And a boy and girl fall in love. But as life's events unfold and a community comes together, one question remains: 'do any human beings ever realise life as they live it? Every, every minute?'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021
This heartfelt classic drama by American playwright Thornton Wilder, tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover’s Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens. How do the characters find meaning and contentment with their choices as their dreams, relationships, and futures unfold?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director SIMON GODWIN announced the Company's 2021/22 Season in a virtual townhall meeting for season subscribers, donors, Board members, and STC staff. The Tony theatre will resume live performances in September with a season that will showcase 'vivacious stories, audaciously shared' explains Godwin.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2021
The Peterborough Players has shared the lineup for their Summer 2021 Grand Restart. The season consists of three shows presented in bold, fresh, and safe ways: a perennial classic with an intimate connection to the Players, a high-energy musical with heart and relevance, and a U.S. Premiere play. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021
The Classic Theatre of San Antonio will present Our Town. This heartfelt classic drama by American playwright Thornton Wilder, tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover’s Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020
Two Tony Award-winning musicals, an American classic, a smart new comedy, a haunting new adaptation of a literary masterpiece and a world premiere are at the heart of Syracuse Stage's 48th season. Artistic director Robert Hupp said the shows in the season all in some way address ideas of home 'in all its idealized, romanticized, messy and real manifestations.'
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 4, 2021
Rian Keating puts himself out on a line when he performs his club acts, but this deaf cabaret singing storyteller also puts himself on a line every day, living the life he wants to and helping those in need... and from the day the teenage Rian arrived in New York City, that's been his way.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 3, 2020
On March 20, Classic Theatre will open Our Town, the heartfelt classic drama by American playwright Thornton Wilder.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 20, 2019
Written by Thornton Wilder and winner of the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Our Town follows the Webb and Gibbs families in the small town of Grover's Corners as they live, fall in love, marry and, eventually, die. Renowned for its simplicity and focus on the universality of daily life, the production is narrated by a Stage Manager, and performed with minimal props and sets.  This classic of American dramatic literature is often taught to theatre students of all ages, and Patio Playhouse is excited to share in that educational tradition.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 20, 2019
Written by Thornton Wilder and winner of the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Our Town follows the Webb and Gibbs families in the small town of Grover's Corners as they live, fall in love, marry and, eventually, die. Renowned for its simplicity and focus on the universality of daily life, the production is narrated by a Stage Manager, and performed with minimal props and sets. This classic of American dramatic literature is often taught to theatre students of all ages, and Patio Playhouse is excited to share in that educational tradition.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 18, 2019
Thornton Wilder's Our Town has been a staple of high schools and community theaters around the world since its premiere over eighty years ago. Audiences have been continually charmed by this deceptively simple look at the fictional New England town of Grover's Corners at the turn of the twentieth century. Majestic Repertory Theatre will provide audiences with a unique perspective on this American classic, continuing its move toward creative unique immersive experiences,
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2020
Musical Theatre of Anthem has announced their 2020-2021 Lucky 13th Season, bringing to the stage some new performances sure to delight patrons of all ages.  MTA will produce 8 shows offering tremendous opportunities for performers of all ages, including casting all youth who audition in productions for performers ages 6-19, as well as opportunities for adult performers.  
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 30, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that online rumors about a Broadway revival of Our Town are true. Producer Scott Rudin has plans to bring Thornton Wilder's play back to Broadway for the first time since 2002. Rudin has tapped Tony winner Bartlett Sher (To Kill a Mockingbird) to direct the play, which will be led by Dustin Hoffman, who last appeared on Broadway in 1990. A timeline for the production remains unknown.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 20, 2019
The Saint Sebastian Players (SSP) announce the company's 2019-20 season, featuring classic works by American and British playwrights. Performances take place at SSP's home on the lower level of St. Bonaventure, 1625 W. Diversey, Chicago.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Dallas Theater Center has announced the return of an in person season complete with their first touring production! The triumphant return includes seven unique productions in addition to their annual production of A Christmas Carol and the Public Works Dallas pageant. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2020
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced another event for the community, Bobbie's Summer Series, where on select weekends in August, Berkshire County's talented musicians and dancers will provide diverse entertainment for adults and children alike.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021
Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced plans to reopen the theatre to live in-person performances as its 62nd season begins October 1.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 16, 2019
People's Light wraps up summer with a music-infused production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Long after it won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Wilder's masterwork remains one of the most popular plays of all time, reminding audiences across the country that there is beauty in the ordinary.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
The Players invites anyone who needs assistance accessing tickets to attend, with a guest, for whatever they feel they can pay. Tickets must be reserved ahead of time through the box office. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020
Olivia Oguma has created a new video featuring performers reciting a monologue from Our Town, titled 'their town. OUR town.'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 8, 2019
Thornton Wilder's iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning drama makes a rare not-to-be-missed visit to Circle's stage. This moving story follows the small town of Grover's Corners through three acts: "Daily Life," "Love and Marriage," and "Death and Eternity." Wilder's classic play reminds us of the importance of love, loss, and living in the moment.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 21, 2019
Thornton Wilder's iconic Pulitzer Prize winning drama makes a rare not-to-be-missed visit to our stage. This moving story follows the small town of Grover's Corners through three acts: 'Daily Life,' 'Love and Marriage,' and 'Death and Eternity.' Wilder's classic play reminds us of the importance of love, loss, and living in the moment. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019
Black Swan State Theatre Company's first production for the year is the Pulitzer award winning Our Town by Thornton Wilder.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2019
Thornton Wilder's iconic Pulitzer Prize winning drama makes a rare not-to-be-missed visit to our stage. This moving story follows the small town of Grover's Corners through three acts: 'Daily Life,' 'Love and Marriage,' and 'Death and Eternity.' Wilder's classic play reminds us of the importance of love, loss, and living in the moment. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 15, 2019
City Theatre Austin presents OUR TOWN, Thornton Wilder's iconic classic of the American stage. February 14 - March 3 at Picturebox Studios.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021
Participating in the “Our Town at the Playhouse” panel will be Howard Sherman, author; Anne Keefe, current Playhouse associate artist, and former associate artistic director with Joanne Woodward at the time of the Playhouse’s 2002 production of “Our Town”; and Jake Robards, who appeared in the Playhouse production. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 6, 2019
Theatrical Outfit launches its 2019 a?" 2020 Season with an unprecedented event a?" Our Town and The Laramie Project running together in repertory. 10 actors. 2 directors. 1 unforgettable experience. This groundbreaking theatrical event runs August 27 a?" September 29, 2019 only at The Balzer Theater at Herren's in the heart of Downtown Atlanta.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 26, 2019
The Reading Theater Project will produce Thornton Wilder's, Our Town, September 27 - 29 and October 4 - 6, 2019 at the WCR Center for the Arts, 140 N. Fifth St., Reading, Pa., 19605. Tickets are $20 in advance and $10 for students.  Tickets at the door are $25. To order tickets and for show times, visit ReadingTheaterProject.com or call 484-706-9719.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 26, 2019
For it's 2019-2020 season, The Drama Studio will present performances of two Pulitzer Prize-winning plays by American playwright Thornton Wilder: Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 25, 2021
Contra Costa Civic Theatre will return to live, in-person Main Stage productions this fall with one of the giants of the American theatre, Thornton Wilder's Our Town.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 12, 2020
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is honored to be celebrating its 100th show with the timeless classic, Our Town, sponsored by Evon Kishbaugh, in memory of Lyle Kishbaugh, one of MTA's Founding Board Members.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 10, 2020
Last night, Classic celebrated its announcement of season 13 with carefully selected cocktail recipes, Classic party favors to be delivered to all attendees, performance space reveals, the season 13 line-up of shows, and conversations with season 13 directors. 
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2021
Concord Theatrical has announced that the second edition of the Read More Plays Book Club will highlight Our Town by Thornton Wilder. The Zoom event is scheduled for Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 5 PM ET; those interested can RSVP here and will receive a 30% discount code to purchase the script.
by Timothy Shawver - Apr 6, 2019
The most producible classic American play, OUR TOWN, is thankfully one of its best. Zao Theatre's production delivers an enjoyable, well-performed production running in Apache Junction through April 13th.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2019
Ghostlight Productions, kicks off its inaugural season with a new production of the world's longest-running musical, The Fantasticks, a captivating romantic comedy about a boy, a girl, two fathers, and a wall, with performances April 25 -28 at Richmond Town's County Courthouse.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2019
Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta's second-oldest professional theatre, proudly announces its 2019-2020 Season, which also marks the final season under the leadership of Artistic Director Tom Key. The season promises to be a powerful representation of the kind of work Key loves to produce at the theatre's home in the heart of downtown Atlanta:
by Julie Musbach - Apr 12, 2019
Building on its reputation for creating new and exciting theater that is relevant to the Berks County community, Reading Theater Project has announced teen auditions for its upcoming production of Thornton Wilder's, Our Town.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2019
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced full casting for Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Our Town. Directed by The Gate Theatre's Artistic Director, Ellen McDougall, the cast is led by Natalie Klamar in the central role of Stage Manager.