Knock Knock

Opened: February 24, 1976
Closing: July 03, 1976

Knock Knock - 1976 - Broadway History , Info & More

Get Knock Knock Email Alerts

Be the first to get ticket offers, news, photos & more.

Review Roundup: THE COTTAGE Opens On Broadway With An All-Star Cast! by Review Roundups - Jul 24, 2023

Broadway's new comedy, The Cottage, written by Sandy Rustin and directed by Tony Award winner Jason Alexander is now playing at the Hayes Theatre! Read the reviews!

Review Roundup: GREY HOUSE Opens On Broadway Starring Laurie Metcalf, Tatiana Maslany, And More by Review Roundups - Jun 1, 2023

Thrills and chills were abound earlier this week on 45th Street as Grey House, the first show of the 2023/24 Broadway season celebrated its opening night and now the reviews are rolling in! See what the critics had to say below!

Television Stars and Award-Winning Theatre Come to Pleasance this Edinburgh Fringe by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2023

The third Edinburgh Fringe announcement for the Pleasance Theatre Trust features further huge theatrical and comedic names, noteworthy newcomers, international inspirational talent and insightful talks. 

THE PREACHER'S WIFE by Tituss Burgess & More Set for Alliance Theatre 2023/24 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2023

Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre has revealed their 55th season featuring the world premiere of Tituss Burgess' The Preacher's Wife. See the full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Review: Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY at the Manatee Players by Peter Nason - Mar 11, 2023

Directed and choreographed by Rick Kerby, this production of Sondheim's groundbreaking musical is given an A+ treatment.

KNOCK KNOCK By Floyd Toulet To Be Presented At The New York Theatre Festival by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2023

Announcing the New York premiere of Floyd Toulet's Knock Knock, to be performed at the Teatro Latea as part of the New York Theatre Festival, after a successful run at the Etcetera Theatre in London in November of 2021.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Announces 2023 Summer Camps by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2023

Enrollment now is open for Tennessee Shakespeare Company’s five exciting new 2023 Summer Camps for participants ranging in ages from rising Kindergarteners to recent high school graduates.

Adam Burke, Jeannie Doogan & More to Perform at SHAMROCK SHENANIGANS at The Den Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2023

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Chicago’s best Irish stand-up comedians at The Den Theatre’s “Shamrock Shenanigans,” playing three performances March 17 & 18, 2023.

Review: DO NOT REMOVE LABEL is a Hilarious, Brilliant Piece of Theatre by Audrey Liebross - Dec 4, 2022

The audience had one heckuva good time at the opening night of Desert Ensemble Theatre's (DET's) DO NOT REMOVE LABEL, a hilarious world-premiere farce that also includes serious elements and political satire. The play achieves a humor trifecta: Laughs from the clever script by DET's artistic director, Jerome Elliott Moskowitz; laughs from the great staging by director Michael Pacas; and laughs from the top-notch cast members' rubber facial expressions.

Edinburgh 2022: Flabbergast Theatre Guest Blog by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 25, 2022

Cast member and Flabbergast Associate Artist Simon Gleave blogs for BroadwayWorld about bringing The Tragedy of Macbeth to the Fringe, how the creators and performers have integrated many different styles in the production and how this adds to the audiences’ understanding and experience of the story.

Photos: Go Inside Broadway Bares: XXX by Team BWW - Jun 30, 2022

The 30th anniversary of Broadway Bares filled New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom with 'community, unity and nudity' as the venerable modern-day burlesque spectacular wrapped up Pride Sunday with a raucous return to in-person performances after a pandemic-induced three-year hiatus. Check out photos from inside the big event.

VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES: XXX 30th Anniversary Performance Raises $1,893,715 by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022

The 30th anniversary of Broadway Bares filled New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on June 26, 2022, with an abundance of “community, unity and nudity” as the venerable modern-day burlesque spectacular wrapped up Pride Sunday with a raucous return to in-person performances after a pandemic-induced three-year hiatus. Watch a video of highlights!

Boston Comedian Steve Scarfo Headlines The Park Theatre, May 19 by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022

The laughs keep coming to southern New Hampshire. The Park Theatre monthly stand-up series, Monad Knock-Knock, features Boston comedian Steve Scarfo at the performing arts center's King Auditorium on Thursday, May 19 at 8pm.

World Premiere of THE BRIGHTEST THING IN THE WORLD & More Announced for Yale Rep 2022-23 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced its 2022–23 season of four plays. The season will begin with Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, running October 6–29. James Bundy, who directed Albee’s A Delicate Balance at Yale Rep in 2010, will stage this new production of the explosively comedic and harrowingly profound masterpiece. 

Comedy Central Comedian Jim McCue Will Perform At Park Theatre by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

The laughs continue in Jaffrey at The Park Theatre's April edition of their live stand-up comedy show, Monad Knock-Knock, on Thursday, April 21 at 8pm. 

World Premiere of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS and More Set For Alliance Theatre's 2022/23 Season by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

The Alliance Theatre has announced the productions in its 54th season.  The new season will feature nine productions including four world premieres on its two stages, The Coca-Cola Stage and Hertz Stage. 

Park Theatre to Present Irish Festival by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2022

The Jaffrey St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns after a two-year hiatus due to Covid. It will now be part of a week of Irish culture and events produced by The Park Theatre in Jaffrey.

Nottingham's The Squire Performing Arts Centre Announces Comedy Line Up This Spring And Looks Ahead To a New Family Show by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2022

Nottingham's The Squire Performing Arts Centre announces Comedy line up this Spring and looks ahead to an exciting new family show.

Photos: First Look at the Cast of THE GHOSTS ALL AROUND YOU Opening At MSTDA by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2021

What do Charles Dickens, Nelly Bly, Scrooge, Oliver Twist and the people of Roosevelt Island all have in common? They will all be appearing live this holiday season on Roosevelt Island! The ghosts of Roosevelt Island will be coming to life to tell a tale in which worlds are interwoven in a gripping and meaningful story of equality, human connection and compassion, just in time for the season of giving! 

Broadway Press Agent Terry M. Lilly Has Passed Away by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers  retired member Terry M. Lilly. Terry was a Press Agent on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and across the country, who came into membership in September of 1977. He passed away peacefully at home on November 24, 2021 after a long illness, surrounded by loved ones.

Alliance Theatre Will Present (KNOCK, KNOCK) Next Month by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

Part of the 10th Anniversary Season of the Bernhardt Theatre for the Very Young, this brand new holiday tradition for ages 2–5 and their caregivers invites little ones to come in from the cold to celebrate community, family, and warmth this winter.

Stand-Up Series MONAD KNOCK-KNOCK Returns to the Park Theatre, October 21 by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2021

The laughs return to southern New Hampshire. Jaffrey's Park Theatre debuted a monthly stand-up series, Monad Knock-Knock, at their temporary theatre, The River Street Theatre, back in 2017. The monthly comedian series debuts again at the new Park Theatre performing art center's King Auditorium on Thursday, October 21 at 8pm.

Highlighting Iconic Set Designers from Broadway Past by Team BWW - Oct 16, 2021

Who are some of Broadway's greatest set designers? Which scenic designers have won the most Tony Awards? Read more about some of the greatest behind the scenes employees of Broadway and study up on ten iconic set designers from Broadway history.

Ali Bailey, Courtney Feiler, and Shannon Leigh Webber to Tell SCARY STORIES; Lineup Announced by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2021

Random Acts has shared the complete casting and five story titles for SCARY STORIES AROUND THE FIRE, an audio experience set to release across platforms this October.

MISS GULCH RETURNS! Live On Stage, September 9 - 19 by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2021

She's back! That ultimate spinster and notorious terrorizer of neighborhood children and their pets gets a post 'Wizard of Oz' lease on life with her own autobiographical lounge act! “Miss Gulch Returns!”, in all the glory Hollywood denied her, to tell her side of the story in this hilarious and unexpectedly touching one-man musical revue by Fred Barton.

KNOCK KNOCK By Floyd Toulet To Make Its US Debut In November 2022 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021

Currently in rehearsal for its UK tour, Floyd Toulet's widely successful play KNOCK KNOCK is set to be produced by Sour Grapes Productions and will make its US debut at the Vino Theater in Brooklyn, New York. The play will be directed by Joseph Fournier.

KNOCK KNOCK By Playwright Floyd Toulet Announces Autumn Tour by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2021

Performed by Lucy Bagley and Philip Blair and directed by Joe Staton, KNOCK KNOCK is recognised by the V&A National Video Archive of Performance, endorsed by Peter Egan and awarded five star reviews by the London Audience Club.

World Premiere of New Musical DARLIN' CORY, TONI STONE and More Announced for Alliance Theatre's 53rd Season by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2021

Atlanta’s nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre has announced the productions of the Alliance’s 53rd season. 

Late Night Theatre Co. Presents their Inaugural Festival of Student Written Short Plays by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2021

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa Department of Theatre + Dance and Kennedy Theatre are proud to present Late Night Theatre Company's first annual production of Running Out the Clock: a festival of student written shorts.

MY FAVORITE FLOP Discusses FLORA, THE RED MENACE On Latest Episode by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2021

Get ready to 'sing happy' as hosts Bobby Traversa and Kristina Miller-Weston discuss 1965's 'Flora, The Red Menace' on episode four of new Broadway podcast My Favorite Flop! 'Flora, The Red Menace' tells the story of aspiring artist Flora Meszaros and her struggle to balance love, communism, and self-worth during Depression-era NYC.

Hershey Businesses Receive Grants to Help Get Through the COVID-19 Pandemic by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2021

Five local businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic have received funds raised by the local community. 

Tickets Are Now On Sale for Fall/Winter 2020 Alliance Theatre Productions by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

Tickets are now on-sale for all fall/winter 2020 Alliance Theatre productions, including a new drive-in style version of the holiday classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE LIVE RADIO PLAY.

Alliance Theatre Provides Details on A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE LIVE RADIO PLAY by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2020

The Alliance Theatre today announced the location details of its upcoming drive-in production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE LIVE RADIO PLAY, as well as updates to its fall season schedule. 

Alliance Theatre Announces its 2020-21 Season, Featuring World Premiere Musical ACCIDENTAL HEROES and More by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2020

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre has announced the productions of the Alliance's 52nd season. This season, the Alliance is reimagining how to gather, where to take the stage, and how a story comes to life.

Whidbey Island Center For The Arts Presents An Outdoor Series Of Arts And Entertainment Events by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2020

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA) presents The Whidbey Telecom Summer Nights Series June 27 - August 15, 2020.

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Presents THE WHIDBEY TELECOM SUMMER NIGHTS SERIES by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2020

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA) will present The Whidbey Telecom Summer Nights Series June 27-August 8, 2020.

BoxFest Detroit Announces Kennikki Jones-Jones by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2020

BoxFest Detroit, an annual theatre festival that showcases and creates opportunities for women directors, is announcing that their production team has grown to include festival alumna Kennikki Jones-Jones.

Michelle Viasge, Ross Matthews and More Join HUMPDAY WITH HAMPSHIRE This Wednesday by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2020

The Actors Fund has announced guest stars for this week's live-streamed talk-show 'Humpday with Hampshire' hosted by 'Schitt's Creek' star, award-winning actress and Screen Actors Guild Nominee Emily Hampshire.

Wayne Brady, Michael Urie & More Featured on Latest Edition of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2020

A fourth evening of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues streamed last night and is available now on IGTV @24hourplays and at 22 actors were paired with an unrivaled group of theatre writers, who worked through Monday night to create unique pieces especially for their actors.

VIDEO: John Tartaglia Voices Chester Raccoon in THE KISSING HAND Video Series by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2020

John Tartaglia voiced Chester Raccoon is a new video series based on the children's book, The Kissing Hand.

Simon Splice Drops Debut EP NEW BEGINNINGS by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 6, 2020

Simon Splice, the brand new look for current heavy-weight artist Exile, today drops his first EP 'New Beginnings' on the brand new D+B label: Eloisa Records.

Check Out the Lineup for This Year's FRIGID Festival by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020

Now in its fourteenth year, FRIGID is an open and uncensored theatre festival that gives artists an opportunity to let their ingenuity thrive in a venue that values freedom of expression and artistic determination. In true support of our Indie Theater Community, 100% of box office proceeds will go directly to the artists whose work is being presented. FRIGID is here to chill out the New York independent theatre scene's ideas of what a theatre festival can be!

BWW Review: CTC'S Imaginative Fairy Tale SNOW WHITE Charms Audiences by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 16, 2019

a?oeLips as red as blood. Hair as black as tree bark. Heart as pure as driven snow.a?? These vivid characteristics describe the famous princess Snow White. In an innovative retelling of Snow White from Children's Theatre Company (CTC) adapted and directed by Britian's Greg Banks, this Snow White follows more closely the original Grimm Brothers version as opposed to the Walt Disney animated story people have known, or grown to know from film.. a?oeSnow White and the Seven Dwarfsa?? became the company's first animated film in 1937, a huge accomplishment. How has the culture and social fiber changed since the 1930's and what does CTC's fairy tale Snow White say to audiences today?

Lulubird Project Presnets WRITES OF WINTER: Hidden Worlds & Strange Negotiations At Theater 28 by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2019

The Lulubird Project will present WRITES of WINTER: Hidden Worlds & Strange Negotiations. Performances will be at Theater 29, located at 5138 W. 29th Avenue, Denver 80212, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM from December 5 to December 21. Tickets are $22 and available at

Elaine Hendrix, Nadine Velazquez & Devika Bhise Award Recipients At 15th Annual La Femme International Film Festival Awards Gala  by A.A. Cristi - Oct 2, 2019

LA Femme International Film Festival (LAFIFF) is proud to announce that Elaine Hendrix, Nadine Velazquez, and Devika Bhise will be honored at this year's LAFIFF Awards Show and Gala event on October 20, 2019, (Red Carpet at 6 pm, Show at 7 pm) at the South Park Center Theatre Center in downtown Los Angeles.

VIDEO: Find Out What's New and What's Leaving on HBO This October by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019

Looking for what to watch? HBO has new episodes, originals, blockbusters, documentaries and more to stream in October. Check out what's coming to HBO on TV, streaming and On Demand — and what's leaving soon.

Old Red Lion Theatre Announces 40th Autumn/winter Season by Julie Musbach - Sep 16, 2019

The Old Red Lion Theatre has announced its 40th autumn/winter season, which opens with a frighteningly timely new revival of Peter Hamilton's DANELAW, five new plays a?" including two world premieres for the London Horror Festival a?" and two adaptations of literary classics as part of the theatre's Christmas Festival. 

London Horror Festival Returns This Autumn by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2019

The UK's largest festival of live horror performance returns for its 9th year, expanding over 2 venues and 3 theatre spaces, with help from their sponsors Horror Channel and PS Publishing. This year's festival has slithered its way through Islington to join forces with Pleasance Theatre, presenting over 30 shows to rattle your bones and send shivers down your spine. Once again, the suitably spooky Old Red Lion Theatre will play host with 2 brand-new full-length productions seeing us through Halloween.

LAST ORDERS Returns to the Old Red Lion by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2019

Since 1415 the Old Red Lion pub in Islington has welcomed countless visitors through its doors. And according to legend, some never left... These stories piqued the interest of The Knock Knock Club - a troupe of theatre-makers turned paranormal investigators - and so began a months long journey into the rich, unexpected, and reportedly very haunted history of the venue. Yes, all 600 years of it. This October, as part of the 2019 London Horror Festival, they will present their findings in Last Orders, a 70 minute docu-play performed within the very walls whose secrets it seeks to tell.

2010 Mac Miller Mixtape 'K.I.D.S.' Will Be Available To Stream Later This Year by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 13, 2019

Billboard reports that Mac Miller's 'K.I.D.S' mixtape will be available to stream later this year in honor of its ninth anniversary. 


Knock Knock has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1976.
Knock Knock has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play.
Knock Knock has been nominated for several awards. It was nominated for Outstanding Set Design at the Drama Desk Awards, with John Lee Beatty being recognized for his work. The show was also nominated for Scenic Design at The Hewes Awards, again with John Lee Beatty being acknowledged for his contribution. Additionally, Daniel Seltzer received a nomination for Performance at the Theatre World Awards.
Knock Knock has won several awards for its outstanding achievements. These include the Outstanding Set Design award at the Drama Desk Awards, which was given to John Lee Beatty. Additionally, John Lee Beatty was also recognized for his exceptional scenic design with the Scenic Design award at The Hewes Awards. Furthermore, Daniel Seltzer received the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his remarkable portrayal in Knock Knock. These accolades highlight the remarkable talent and creativity displayed in the production.



Recommended For You