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Literature - 1916 - Broadway


Comedy Theatre

(New York, NY)
110 W. 41st St.
by Jerri Shafer - Sep 9, 2021
Based on the life, works and writings of Ohio native and poet Hart Crane, this unique time-traveling dramatization of his life gives insight into his genius and the demons that were his ultimate destruction. Born in 1899 in Garrettsville, Ohio, Hart Crane is considered a pivotal figure in American literature, a Romantic in the age of High Modernism, who sought nothing less than the fullest expression of the American experience. Performances run Sept. 8th thru the 11th, 2021 at Ohio History Center I-71 & 17th Avenue (Exit 111), Columbus, OH 43211. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: Tickets for all performances may be purchase at the Box Office. Face masks and proof of vaccination is required.
by Gary Naylor - Sep 9, 2021
Phil Willmott brings his years of experience to bear on the familiar story and pulls a fantastic set of performances from his totally committed cast
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 9, 2021
The cast of The Great Leap will feature James Aaron Oh as “Manford,” Monica Ho as “Connie,” Alex Hsu* as “Wen Chang,” and Tim Kniffin as “Saul.”
by Robert Diamond - Sep 9, 2021
ELIZABETH IRELAND McCANN, the iconoclastic Broadway producer who won nine Tony Awards during a 60-year career in theater, died after a bout with cancer on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, according to her longtime associate and friend, Kristen Luciani.  She was 90 years old. 
by Gil Kaan - Sep 8, 2021
East West Players, in partnership with San Francisco’s EnActe Arts and New York City’s Hypokrit Productions, presents the virtual world premiere of Lavina Jadhwani’s THE SITAYANA (OR HOW TO MAKE AN EXIT) beginning September 25, 2021. Lavina’s updated, upending take on the Hindu epic The Ramayana recounts the story through Sita’s eyes, rather than Ram’s eyes as in the original. Audiences attending the livestreams will be given a choice to one of the three unique incarnations of Sita. Had the chance to pose a few questions to THE SITAYANA’s director Reena Dutt on her history with THE SITAYANA and what she’s been doing the last pandemic months to keep creatively sane.  
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021
Olivier and Tony Award-winning producer David Pugh has announced that he will be presenting the Tron Theatre Glasgow, the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Blood of the Young's production of Pride & Prejudice* (*sort of) by Isobel McArthur after Jane Austen at the Criterion Theatre for an open-ended run.
by Lorens Portalatin - Sep 8, 2021
DALLAS CHILDREN’S THEATER OPENS THE SEASON WITH A PRESENTATION OF CIRCO METROPOLIS! Clown Artists Slappy and Monday and their Laughter League group are the producers.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 8, 2021
Tickets are now on sale for the Hermitage Artist Retreat's signature fall fundraising event, The Artful Lobster: An Outdoor Celebration! The 13th Annual Artful Lobster raises valuable funds for the Hermitage's nationally and internationally renowned artist residency program.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2021
Vancouver Opera is proud to welcome two new participants to the 2021-2022 Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program. Hillary Tufford and Amanda Testini will join returning artists Ian Cleary, Luka Kawabata, Amy Seulky Lee, and Jonelle Sills.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021
Producer Barry Diller today announced the complete cast for the Broadway return of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, the most successful American play in Broadway history. Written by Aaron Sorkin with direction by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird is set to reopen on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the Shubert Theatre.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 7, 2021
Push The Boat Out, Scotland's newest and most boundary-bending poetry festival, launches its inaugural programme today, Wednesday 8 September in Edinburgh.
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
Santa Monica Playhouse has been a cultural treasure in the seaside community for 61 years. Now, the Playhouse is giving love back with its Sixth Annual Binge Free Festival (BFF), a full month of free performances, workshops, readings, music and poetry in Santa Monica's ONLY fringe festival.
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
RGM Productions is pleased to announce development and production of ROUND THE TWIST THE MUSICAL following the successful application to the Federal Government’s Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) fund. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2021
This new production is born from the desire to continue working the big classics, following the developed work with “Swans’s Lake” and “Spring Rite” of Daniel Cardoso, relating them to today’s life and society.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2021
PETA is bringing the spotlight to one of our oldest, but often overlooked, traditions in the Philippines: storytelling. Storytelling Sundays, which offers free online streaming performances for families during quarantine, encouraging audiences to have a communal experience of watching a show together, while teaching children Filipino values through literature.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2021
Learning to Walk directed by Paweł Miśkiewicz is a show-journey through drama, prose and poetry of Tadeusz Różewicz - on of the most critically acclaimed writers in the world literature of the turn of the 20th and 21st century.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021
 Now in its 14th year, the Erasing Borders Dance Festival will be all-virtual in its presentation.  Ten artists trained in Indian dance forms from across the world will be brought together in a virtual borderless festival. 
by Barry Lenny - Sep 3, 2021
You will not want to miss this excellent production.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 2, 2021
The Hermitage Artist Retreat has been recognized by Gulf Coast Community Foundation as one of 12 cornerstone arts organizations with its Arts Appreciation Grant.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the St. Lawrence String Quartet on Tuesday, September 21 at 8:00 pm at Samueli Theatre in a program of works by Erich Wolfgang Korngold.  SLSQ are Geoff Nuttall, violin; Owen Dalby, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Stephen Prutsman, piano; and Christopher Costanza, cello.
by Richard Allen - Sep 16, 2021
This unique, one-woman performance piece will be performed for two nights only at the Alban Arts Center. Written by Glenn Griffin and presented by The Dorothy Parker Project, You Might As Well Live stars Susan Marrash-Minnerly as Dorothy Parker as she looks back on her life on the eve of her death. With only two performances this weekend, you don't want to miss this fantastic production!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021
Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the St. Lawrence String Quartet on Tuesday, September 21 at 8:00 pm at Samueli Theatre in a program of works by Erich Wolfgang Korngold.  SLSQ are Geoff Nuttall, violin; Owen Dalby, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Stephen Prutsman, piano; and Christopher Costanza, cello.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021
Metro Theater Company has named five distinguished professionals to its board of directors and four new staff to its existing team. The nationally recognized TYA company, which reaches tens of thousands of St. Louis-area students and families each year, has also appointed two celebrated St. Louis theatre performers/directors as associate artists.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
In collaboration with Peabody Award winning broadcaster, producer, and director Elliott Forrest (WQXR), Myles Aronowitz, photographer and filmmaker, and internationally-exhibited photographer and environmental activist J Henry Fair, this cinematic experience transports listeners to a still, meditative space.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
With an international cast of 12 artists from around the globe, Trap Door Theatre presents a collection of musical videos inspired by the poetry of Romanian playwright, Matei Visniec.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
Both a celebration and a call to action, Expand the Canon demands space in the classical canon for more diverse playwrights, many of whom were underproduced or utterly un-produced in their lifetimes. Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre calls upon the national and international theater community to expand its definition of classical theater and include these brilliant writers and artists in their production seasons, publications, classrooms, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021
Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021
With the slogan “Theatre In These Trying Times”, the 25th edition of the festival has set out to breathe fresh air into both the world of theatre and to theatre lovers with a programme of mostly new productions that look at the world, which is in search of a new normal, through the lens of theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021
Candace Bushnell, the critically acclaimed, internationally best-selling author and creator of SEX AND THE CITY, will bring her new stage show, Is There Still Sex in the City?, to New York following a successful world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse.
by Mary Lincer - Sep 13, 2021
Led by the masterful Mabel del Pozo in the title role and Luz Nicolás as her aunt, GALA Hispanic Theatre has mounted a nuanced and visually rich production of Federico García Lorca's 1935 play, Doña Rosita la soltera, adapted by Nando López.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021
Rebecca Robertson, Founding President and Executive Producer of Park Avenue Armory, today announced the appointment of Tavia Nyong'o as the nonprofit cultural institution's new Curator of Public Programming.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 13, 2021
American Stage is updating their 2021-2022 Season, with two new Mainstage shows that capture and inspire the theme, “For the Love of Theatre.” Single tickets for this new season are now on sale as well as subscriptions!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 13, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the Education Activities available to young people and their families this October Half-Term. Public booking opens on Thursday 16 September at 10.00am. Tickets for friends and Patrons are currently available.
by Alexander C. Kafka - Sep 12, 2021
The mouthie from Southie was knocked up in high school and her now-grown daughter, Joyce, is disabled. Unreliable help from her landlady, the aptly named Dottie (Linda High) makes Margie late to work as a dollar-store cashier, so she loses yet another job. Without the nine-something an hour, how will she make rent?
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 10, 2021
We've reached out to 19 of our college student bloggers to see how their colleges and universities are planning to create a safe environment with classes, on campus activities and the impacts on performing arts courses and productions, along with vaccine and mask mandates.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
Based on the book by Kelly S. DiPucchio, with book, music, and lyrics by Joan Cushing, Grace for President is the story of Grace Campbell who discovers one day in class that there has never been a female president.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
Straight White Men by Korean American playwright Young Jean Lee is a hilarious and revealing play about the most unoppressed of this world’s peoples.   
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
Choreographer, director, and producer George Faison will receive the 2021 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and DanceAfrica, an annual celebration of African and African-American dance, music, and culture, will receive this year's award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021
It's the brainstorm of two great Philadelphians – David Alexander Jenkins and Bill Lloyd – who brought together their organizations – “& We Dine” and the “Loyal Guard” to host the “Welcome Back Ball” at the Union League of Philadelphia.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Sep 10, 2021
The Alliance Theatre’s world premiere of DARLIN' CORY has brought Sugarland frontman Kristian Bush and prolific playwright/novelist Phillip DePoy together to write this Appalachian myth a la HADESTOWN.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021
Hedgerow Theatre Company will return to indoor performances this fall with two full-scale productions, welcoming audiences back to the theatre for their 99th season.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 10, 2021
Center Theatre Group has selected participants for the 2021-2022 L.A. Writers' Workshop, where local playwrights are invited to spend a year in residence at the company researching and writing new works with the feedback from artistic staff and their fellow writers.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 10, 2021
Theatre Nebula has announced the return of live performances and welcome patrons back in-person with its production of the musical comedy, 'Something Rotten!' opening Saturday, September 25, 2021, with performances weekends through Sunday, October 24, 2021.
by Claudio Erlichman - Sep 1, 2021
One of the most famous stories in universal literature will take Sao Paulo stage. Cinderella, o Musical premieres on September 2, at Teatro Liberdade, after being seen by more than 200,000 people in its previous productions. With Fabi Bang spearheading the new cast, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella has original direction and a Brazilian version by Charles Moeller and Claudio Botelho, with Vanessa Costa signing the direction of the revival. The show returns in a big way, bringing names like Andre Loddi (Prince Topher), Gottsha (Stepmother), Helga Nemetik (Fairy Godmother), Diego Montez (Jean Michel), in a cast of 22 actors. The production is by Touche Entertainment.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
The Southbank Centre is reopening the Purcell Room at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in September after 18 months with a major new artistic strand, Purcell Sessions, as the venue gets set to transform into London's number one destination for contemporary culture.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Front Row Productions was established by award-winning producers Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey to bring major works to Broadway and the West End featuring diverse casts, creative teams and management.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 1, 2021
Theatre Communications Group has announced the sixth iteration of TCG Books' First Fridays, featuring Daniel Alexander Jones (Love Like Light, Particle and Wave) in conversation on Facebook Live, Friday, September 3, 2021 at 7:00pm ET. TCG Books' First Fridays series features authors from TCG Books' roster in conversation about their work on the first Friday of every month.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021
Amidst its active season of live outdoor programming and events, the Hermitage Artist Retreat is launching a new virtual series spotlighting the brilliant curators and Hermitage alumni who have developed their work and craft in residence at the Hermitage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021
Dr. Peter Simon, Michael and Sonja Koerner President & CEO of The Royal Conservatory of Music, Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts, and James Anagnoson, Dean of The Glenn Gould School, today revealed details of the diverse concerts that will make up the 13th concert season at The Royal Conservatory of Music.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 30, 2021
Heather Buckley, founder of inclusive film studio Black Mansion, will be honored with the 2021 Patron of the Cinema Award at New York City's 10th annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival Awards Ceremony being held on Saturday, October 2 2021.