High Society 1987

Opened: January 25, 1987
Closing: January 16, 1988

High Society - 1987 - West End History , Info & More

Based on the play The Philadelphia Story by Phillip Barry

Based on the 1956 film High Society

Performance Now Theatre Company presents High Society. For tickets and more information, visit the website.

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Frist Art Museum Presents Exhibition Of Work By Iranian Artist Shahpour Pouyan
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2024

Explore the captivating exhibition of Iranian artist Shahpour Pouyan at the Frist Art Museum. Dive into the unique blend of history, culture, and personal narrative through his work.

ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY! Returns To First Stage This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 11, 2024

First Stage has announced the return of ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S “WE ARE IN PLAY!”, a rollicking musical adventure written by Mo Willems (Book and Lyrics) and based on his award-winning Elephant & Piggie children's books. Learn more about the production here!

Director Jon Royal Selected As The SDCF 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist At St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2024

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Jon Royal, a director, teaching artist, and facilitator from Nashville, TN, has been selected as the 2023 Lloyd Richards New Futures Resident Artist at St. Louis Black Repertory Theatre, where he will work with Founder and Producing Director Ron Himes.

What's Coming to Paramount+ in January 2024
by Michael Major - Dec 27, 2023

With new exclusives and premieres to beloved movies starting to stream, check out everything coming to Paramount+ in January 2024. 

Pianist Michael Stephen Brown, Violinist Kristin Lee & Percussionist Svet Stoyanov to Perform At Emerald City Music
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2023

Internationally lauded pianist/composer Michael Stephen Brown performs with violinist Kristin Lee and percussionist Svet Stoyanov in a concert presented by Emerald City Music.

Cape Ann Symphony Holiday Pops Features Gospel Sensation Renese King
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2023

The Cape Ann Symphony's Annual Holiday Pops Concert, returns to kick off the holiday season. Performances run November 25-26.

Wiltshire Creative Reveals Spring 2024 Programme Featuring New Plays by Chris Chibnall and Sir Alan Ayckbourn
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2023

Wiltshire Creative has announced their Spring 2024 programme. Building on their recent in-house productions at Salisbury Playhouse, which include The Girl on the Train and Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, Wiltshire Creative's programme for next spring includes three new in-house productions.  

Darren Day, Hannah-Jane Fox & More Complete the Cast of CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 14, 2023

Discover the latest additions to the cast of THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, including Darren Day and Hannah-Jane Fox. Find out when and where this highly anticipated production will be held, and secure your tickets to experience this sensational musical firsthand. Don't miss out - book your seats now!

Kentucky Performing Arts Names New Vice President Of Education And Community
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2023

Kentucky Performing Arts (KPA) has announced that Nick Covault has been promoted to Vice President of Education and Community. Covault has served as executive director of the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts (GSA) since 2016 and has been with Kentucky Performing Arts, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), since 2010.

American Composers Orchestra Announces 2023/2024 Season And National Collaborations
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2023

The American Composers Orchestra (ACO) announces an ambitious 2023/2024 season. In addition to annual performances at Carnegie Hall and a debut at New York City's brand new Perelman Performing Arts Center, ACO continues to act as a vital conduit for new voices in orchestral music through its national composer development program, EarShot: promoting diverse talent, cultivating the careers of emerging composers, and serving as the nation's first systemic program for building relationships between composers and orchestras nationwide.

American Composers Orchestra Reveals 2023/2024 Season And National Collaborations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2023

Get the latest updates on the American Composers Orchestra's upcoming 2023/2024 season, featuring new works by renowned composers. Find out about the collaborations and concert series at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.

Irvine Barclay Theatre Reveals Upcoming Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2023

Irvine Barclay Theatre has announced more shows for its 2023-24 season. One of the most popular performing arts venues in Orange County, Irvine Barclay Theatre presents renowned artists in a wide range of genres, from jazz, classical, country, Motown, and global music, to comedy, dance, theater, captivating speakers, and more.

BroadwaySF Announces The Launch Of UNSCRIPTED
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 24, 2023

BroadwaySF, part of the Ambassador Theatre Group, has announced the launch of UNSCRIPTED, an all-new, original series where culture-shaping luminaries and innovators bring their singular perspectives to San Francisco for an unforgettable evening of engaging conversation and captivating storytelling, live on stage.

First Stage Welcomes Michelle LoRicco as New Associate Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2023

First Stage is excited to introduce Michelle LoRicco as their new Associate Artistic Director. Discover how LoRicco's vision will shape First Stage's future and foster stronger connections within the Milwaukee community.

Elena Skye to Star as Twiggy in CLOSE UP �" THE TWIGGY MUSICAL World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 3, 2023

Elena Skye will play Twiggy in the world première of Close Up – The Twiggy Musical at The Menier Chocolate Factory.

Milwaukee Rep Welcomes 8 New Board Trustees
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2023

Milwaukee Rep has named eight newly elected Board Trustees that will serve a three-year term starting July 1, 2023.

Gilbert & Sullivan Society Of Houston Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE At Hobby Center For The Performing Arts
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2023

The pirates come ashore in July as Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston, the longest-running opera company in Houston, presents the popular The Pirates of Penzance at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts' Zilkha Hall.

Schedule Announced For The 2023 CAPA Summer Movie Series At The Ohio Theatre, June 15- July 16
by A.A. Cristi - May 8, 2023

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, has announced the schedule for its 54th series of classic films and cult favorites. The 2023 series will run June 15-July 16 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and feature 19 films over five weeks.

Full Casts & Complete Lineup Set for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2023

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete principal casts, creative teams, and events planned for the previously announced summer season.

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!

New Muhammad Ali Musical ALI Will Have its World Premiere In Louisville in Fall 2024
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2023

The World Premiere of ALI will be presented in Ali's hometown of Louisville, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, in Fall 2024. Learn more about the show here!

James Monroe Iglehart-Directed SPELLING BEE And More Announced For TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 53rd Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced its 53rd season to be presented October 2023 through June 2024.

Santino Fontana & Judy Kuhn to Star in I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE at Classic Stage Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2023

Classic Stage Company has announced complete programming for their 2023-2024 Season. See what shows are in the lineup, who is starring, how to purchase tickets, and more!

Christopher Mallett to Release The First Major Recording of Justin Holland's Music
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 12, 2023

Naxos is presenting San Francisco-based guitarist Christopher Mallett's new release championing the music of Justin Holland, America's first Black classical guitarist who made his name during the time of slavery. Titled Justin Holland, Guitar Works and Arrangements, “trailblazer' Mallett (The St. Louis Dispatch) deftly performs on this landmark recording featuring several world premieres.

Kennedy Center Announces the 2023/24 Dance Season Featuring New York City Ballet, Sydney Dance Company & More
by Alan Henry - Mar 9, 2023

Continuing to bring world class dance to the stages of the National Cultural Center, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced its 2023–2024 dance season. Being at the forefront of responding to the moment, today’s artists and companies are challenging the frame of storytelling, shifting the boundaries of what movement can be, and showcasing the dynamic form in a multitude of ways blurring the lines between classical and contemporary. Through this lens, audiences will experience a season filled with innovative works and collaborations among ballet and dance offerings, beloved classics, master voices, and newcomers to the stage. Subscriptions for the 2023–2024 season are now available here or by calling (202) 416-8500.

Other Productions of High Society

1987   West End Original London Production
West End
1998   Broadway Original Broadway Production
2005   West End London Revival
West End