I Remember Mama

Opened: May 31, 1979
Closing: September 02, 1979

I Remember Mama - 1979 - Broadway History , Info & More

Based on the play I Remember Mama by John Van Druten

Based on stories by Kathryn Forbes

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The Library for the Performing Arts Acquires the Thomas Meehan Archive by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2023

The Billy Rose Theatre Division at the Library for the Performing Arts has acquired the archive of Thomas Meehan, an American librettist best known for writing the books for the Broadway musicals Annie, The Producers, and Hairspray. Learn more about the archive, and when it will be available to the public, here!

White Heron Theatre Company Opens BLITHE SPIRIT July 10 by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2023

White Heron Theatre Company of Nantucket will open it's first production of the 2023 summer season, Blithe Spirit, by Noël Coward (Present Laughter, Private Lives) and directed by Skip Greer. Greer returns to Nantucket after directing 2017's Outside Mullingar for White Heron.

Review: A Tribute To “Luisa” By The Friends Of THE FANTASTICKS' First Girl In 54 CELEBRATES RITA GARDNER at 54 Below by Bobby Patrick - May 5, 2023

Rita Gardner was not only a part of THE FANTASTICKS' history, she is one of the reasons it became historic in the first place.

Gulfshore Playhouse Mainstage Closes The Season With Comedy MORNING AFTER GRACE by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2023

​​​​​​​Gulfshore Playhouse announces the cast and creative team of Morning After Grace by Carey Crim, directed by Kristen Coury, CEO & Producing Artistic Director.

Cast & Creatives Set for Hansol Jung's ROMEO AND JULIET at Two River Theater by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2023

A World Premiere modern verse translation of Shakespeare’s ode to young love hits the stage at Two River Theater from April 8 – April 30, 2023. 

Santino Fontana, Jason Gotay, Katie Thompson & More to Lead SPLIT Industry Reading by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2023

Transport Group will present an industry-only presentations of the new musical Split, conceived by Michele Lowe with book by Lowe and music and lyrics by Zoe Sarnak, starring Santino Fontana, Jason Gotay and more.

Transport Group Gala Will Honor Donna Lynne Champlin, Mary Testa, and More by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2023

Transport Group has announced that the 2023 A Toast to the Artist gala will honor company stalwarts Barbara Andres, Donna Lynne Champlin, Michele Pawk, and Mary Testa with its Transporting American Theatre Award on Monday, April 24, at The Edison Rooftop, 240 West 47 Street.

Wagner College Theatre Breaks New Ground With USED RECORDS by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2023

For the new year WCT will be offering an entirely new show, USED RECORDS. Story, conception, and direction by Jack Cummings III, USED RECORDS will be a completely new work created by the company and will explore the story of a woman named Colleen O'Brien through generations spanning the 20th and 21st centuries.

Review: THE HEADLANDS at American Conservatory Theatre by Steve Murray - Feb 16, 2023

What did our critic think of THE HEADLANDS at American Conservatory Theatre?

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 

Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodgers with Broadcast and Streaming Premiere by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022

Tuesday June 28th, 2022, marks the 120th Anniversary of the birth of legendary Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, Rob Morrison's Musical Theatre Melodies will commemorate the occasion with the broadcast and streaming premiere of the Museum of the City of New York's A CELEBRATION OF RICHARD RODGERS, recorded live at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, on March 26th, 1972.

BWW Review: Joanna Gleason Makes and Preserves History By Sharing Family History In OUT OF THE ECLIPSE at 54 Below by Stephen Mosher - May 31, 2022

Joanna Gleason returns to 54 Below with her musical memoir OUT OF THE ECLIPSE, one of the best shows one could hope to see on any stage, nightclub or otherwise.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: David Greenspan Goes Solo in The Patsy and Take Me Out Prompts a Mets Memory by Michael Dale - Apr 17, 2022

Notes on David Greenspan in The Patsy, a Mets memory from Take Me Out and keeping track of New York theatre's Lenape Land Land Acknowledgements.

Ann Morrison to Present MERRILY FROM CENTER STAGE at Feinstein's/54 Below by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Ann Morrison in “Ann Morrison: Merrily From Center Stage”. on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 pm. “Ann Morrison: Merrily From Center Stage”.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces 2022 - 2023 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its 28th season that includes the 2022 – 2023 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway series. Mainstage and Porchlight Revisits performances take place at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.

LISTEN: Barbara Barrie and Margot Zucker Mindich Chat with John Cullum and Barbara Zucker on New Podcast, BLINDED BY LOVE by Nicole Rosky - May 24, 2021

Barbara Barrie, 89, is today officially releasing Blinded by Love, a new podcast hosted by the actress (Company, California Suite, The Killdeer, I Remember Mama, Significant Other), and her longtime friend, poet, business executive and community organizer, Margot Zucker Mindich, 85. Blinded by Love  aims to share the rarely heard, honest, and often hysterical stories and experiences of people in their 70’s, 80’s and 90’s in their own words.  

Dale Soules Gets Tropical on BETWEEN TWO PALMS by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2021

One of the most versatile and unstoppable character actors of the past fifty years, Dale Soules, joins Stephen Kitsakos, Executive Producer and Artistic Associate of The Studios of Key West for a conversation on the weekly livestream series, 'Between Two Palms' about her life and work before and after her three-time SAG Award Winning Frieda on Netflix's 'Orange Is the New Black' on Wednesday, March 24th from 6-7PM.

The Studios Of Key West Continues BETWEEN TWO PALMS in March by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2021

The Studios of Key West continues its innovative online conversation series, 'Between Two Palms,' streaming live each Wednesday from 6-7PM in March. The program invites award-winning theater, television, film, literary and visual arts personalities online for a lively, unscripted hour-long conversation produced by The Studios.

Cast Announced for Peninsula Players Next Audio Play BELL, BOOK, AND CANDLE by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2021

Peninsula Players Theatre presents a reading of John Van Druten's whimsical comedy 'Bell, Book and Candle' on Monday, March 1, at 7 p.m. CST as part of The Play's the Thing, the theater's winter play reading series.  

BWW Interview: Yeardley Smith Talks Broadway, Lisa Simpson, & SMALL TOWN DICKS by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 22, 2021

BroadwayWorld had the absolute pleasure of speaking to Yeardley Smith, the actress who has voiced Lisa for over thirty years. Yeardley also hosts the true crime podcast 'Small Town Dicks.' 

Gulfshore Playhouse Awarded Equity-Approved Production, LOVE LETTERS by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021

Following nearly 10 months of upended performances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gulfshore Playhouse will officially celebrate the grand reopening of its live performance season with the acclaimed “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney.

Gulfshore Playhouse Awarded Equity-Approved Production, One Of Only 17 Approved Theaters Nationwide by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021

Following nearly 10 months of upended performances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gulfshore Playhouse will officially celebrate the grand reopening of its live performance season with the acclaimed 'Love Letters' by A.R. Gurney.

Two River Theater Announces Winter Education Series With Award Winning Artists by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2021

Kick off the new year with the resolution to engage in new theater education programs through Two River Theater's Winter Education Series starting January 12. 

Play On Shakespeare Announces October 2020 Calendar Of Events by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2020

Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces their October 2020 calendar.

Two River Theater Concludes TWO RIVER RISING Online Benefit Reading Series  by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2020

Two River Theater concludes its online benefit reading series with Shakespeare's classic story of two young star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. This modern verse translation by Hansol Jung will be live on Wed, Sept 30 with Act 1. Act 2, followed by a Q&A with the artists, will take place on Thurs, Oct 1 at 7PM EDT.

Phyllis Somerville Has Passed Away at Age 76 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 17, 2020

Deadline has reported that Phyllis Somerville, known for To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, television's The Big C and more, has passed away at age 76. Somerville died of natural causes at her home in New York City. 

Two River Theater Launches Online Benefit Series With Joel Grey, Ruben Santiago-Hudson and More by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020

Starting in July, Two River Theater will launch a series of benefit play readings. The selected readings reflect the past, present and future of the theater's diverse range of programming including reimagined classics and world premieres by the industry's most adventurous theater artists.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen by Walter McBride - Feb 19, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress Lynn Cohen who gained fame in 'Sex and the City' and 'The Hunger Games' died on February 14th. Cohen has appeared in over 120 movies as well as a string of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and television appearances. She was 86. Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Cohen with a look back at some photos from our archives...

Stage Actor and SEX AND THE CITY Star Lynn Cohen Passes Away by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2020

Screen and stage actor Lynn Cohen has passed away.

TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Enters Second Weekend At Westport Community Theatre by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2019

The Tale of the Allergist's Wife enters its second weekend! The production features Deborah Burke, Andrea Garmun, Randye Kaye, Cody Knox and Jeff Pliskin. Performances run from November 29th through December 15th, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays, with a Thursday performance on December 5th at 8:00 p.m. Frederic Tisch directs the play, which is produced by David Victor.

Dale Soules Guest Stars on THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 3, 2019

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK star DALE SOULES guest stars in the highly-anticipated Season 3 of the phenomenally successful THE MARVELOUS MRS MAISEL which begins streaming Friday, December 6 on Amazon Prime Video. Soules plays Margaret, the unflappable secretary to Angie, boss at the Phoenician Hotel.

Westport Community Theatre Announces THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2019

Westport Community Theatre is proud to announce their production of The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, a comedy by Charles Busch, with Deborah Burke, Andrea Garmun, Randye Kaye, Cody Knox and Jeff Pliskin cast in the production. Performances take place from November 29th through December 15th, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays, with a Thursday performance on December 5th at 8:00 p.m. Frederic Tisch directs the play, which is produced by David Victor.

Transport Group Announces Denise Dickens as New Executive Director by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2019

Transport Group announced today that Denise Dickens, formerly of Abingdon Theatre Company, will join the company as its new executive director, replacing Lori Fineman, outgoing executive director. Dickens will join founding Artistic Director Jack Cummings III at the helm of the off-Broadway, award-winning, non-profit theatre company.

VIDEO: Howard McGillin Talks About the 25th Anniversary of THE SWAN PRINCESS on TODAY SHOW by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2019

Howard McGillin and Sandy Duncan, who voiced Prince Derek and Queen Uberta, share why the beloved film still connects with viewers after all these years.

Jim J's Jukebox Returns With RODGERS WITHOUT HAMMERSTEIN at 92Y by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2019

On Thursday, September 19th, at 12:00pm, one of the world's foremost experts on the American Songbook, Jim Jimirro, returns to the 92ndStreet Y for his celebrated lecture series JIM J'S JUKEBOX in a lecture entitled RODGERS WITHOUT HAMMERSTEIN.

Neil Simon Theatre Will Dim Lights for Martin Charnin by Julie Musbach - Jul 11, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Writer, Composer, Lyricist, Director, and Performer Martin Charnin, who passed away on July 6, 2019 at age 84. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the Neil Simon Theatre in New York, where his legendary musical Annie first opened, for one minute on Friday, July 12 at exactly 7:45pm.

Casting Announced For CABARET At San Francisco Playhouse by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2019

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical that will close the company's 2018/19 Season. Susi Damilano will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.

BE MORE CHILL, OKLAHOMA!, and More Nominated For Off Broadway Alliance Awards by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2019

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2018-2019 season.

BWW Interview: Maureen Silliman and THE BELLE OF AMHERST at Two River Theater 4/13 to 5/5 by Marina Kennedy - Apr 11, 2019

Two River Theater continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the celebrated American classic 'The Belle of Amherst,' a biographical drama starring Maureen Silliman as poet Emily Dickinson. It is written by William Luce, and directed by the theater's founder and Executive Producer Robert Rechnitz. Broadwayworld.com has the pleasure of interviewing Maureen Silliman about her career and the show at TRT.

Two River Theater Presents THE BELLE OF AMHERST by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2019

Two River Theater continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the celebrated American classic The Belle of Amherst, a biographical drama starring Maureen Silliman as poet Emily Dickinson.

Transport Group Gala To Feature LaChanze, Mary Testa, Betsy Wolfe, and More by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2019

Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11 at 6:30pm at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant contributions to the American Theatre. Past recipients of the Transporting American Theatre Award include Dick Scanlan, Mary- Mitchell Campbell, Michael John LaChiusa, Gretchen Shugart, Barbara Whitman, Beth Williams, Sue Frost, Christian Borle, Paul Huntley, Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, A.R. Gurney, Liz Smith, Barbara Frietag, Terrence McNally, and Joe Mantello among others. Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased at transportgroup.org.

BWW Review: Andréa Burns Says Buona Sera To The York's CARMELINA by Michael Dale - Feb 1, 2019

With a proliferation of pimps, drug dealers and muggers saturating Times Square, business on Broadway was struggling during much of the 1970s, with theatres frequently left empty for long stretches and shows that didn't receive enthusiastic praise from the critics usually shutting down quickly.

Town Stages Presents An Industry Reading Of BILLY AND THE GOLDEN PENCIL: A SUPERHERO MUSICAL by Julie Musbach - Jan 17, 2019

Town Stages Presents An Industry Reading Of BILLY AND THE GOLDEN PENCIL: A SUPERHERO MUSICAL at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC on Monday, January 21, 2019 (MLK Day) at 7pm.


While Maine Maine is the 12th smallest by area, the 9th least populous, and the 38th most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states, it has a rich and vibrant theatre scene comprised of Equity, Professional and Community houses.

Transport Group To Honor Carmel Dean & Michael Starobin by Julie Musbach - Dec 18, 2018

Transport Group will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11, at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions.

Mia Katigbak, Eunice Wong, and David Huynh Cast in THE TRIAL OF THE CATONSVILLE NINE by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2018

Transport Group has announced that casting for The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, written by Daniel Berrigan and directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, includes Mia Katigbak (Awake and Sing!, I Remember Mama), Eunice Wong (Mourning Becomes Electra, Smart People) and David Huynh (Henry VI, A Midsummer Night's Dream). The Trial of the Catonsville Nine runs Wednesday, January 16 through Sunday, February 23, 2019 at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. The opening night is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30pm.

Original FANTASTICKS Star Rita Gardner Joins Cast of Tim Realbuto's LOST IN YONKERS Revival by Julie Musbach - Nov 26, 2018

Rita Gardner, the legendary New York actress who originated the role of Louisa in 1960 opposite Jerry Orbach in Off-Broadway's THE FANTASTICKS (the world's longest running musical) has joined the cast of the December 9th benefit performance of Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize winning play LOST IN YONKERS.

Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews! by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

Charles Strouse, Andy Karl, Ahrens & Flaherty, and More Will Celebrate The Life Of Thomas Meehan by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2018

The Broadway community will celebrate the life of Thomas Meehan on Monday, November 5th at 2:00 PM at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street).

Lynn Cohen, Lewis Black, Florencia Lozano, Vanessa Aspillaga & More Set To Present This Week At The Flea by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, presents Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. Musings runs from Monday, October 15th - Sunday October, 21st at The Flea's new home at 20 Thomas Street in Tribeca.


I Remember Mama
A Little Bit More
A Writer Writes at Night
Ev'ry Day (Comes Something Beautiful)
The Hardangerfjord
Stuffed Cabbage
Uncle Chris
Easy Come, Easy Go
It Is Not the End of the World
Mama Always Makes It Better
Lars, Lars
Fair Trade
It's Going to Be Good to Be Gone
Maybe, Maybe, Maybe
Midsummer's Night
A Most Disagreeable Man
An Old City Boy at Heart
A Fam'ly We Will Be
Such Good Fun
The Day Lars Gunderson Died
Don't Laugh at Trina
How Do You Bring Up Children
Where We Came From
I Don't Know How
What Kind of Man
Women Without Men
We're Staying Here
You Could Not Please Me More
I Remember Mama has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, Off-Broadway which opened in 2010 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2014.



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