Loose Ends

Opened: June 6, 1979
Closing: January 27, 1980

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Student Blog: Burnout by Student Blogger: Lanes Miller - Sep 6, 2023

This is when I had the best idea that I honestly should probably trademark. Welcome to what I call “Crusty Days.” 

Arthur Smith & Kathryn Williams Head To Henley This September by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2023

Grumpy Old Men star Arthur Smith and Mercury Music Prize nominee Kathryn Williams are among the internationally acclaimed performers heading to Henley-on-Thames with Honk! this September.

HARRY'S OCEAN BAR & GRILL and THE MONTREAL BEACH RESORT Announce Upcoming Events by Marina Kennedy - Aug 14, 2023

Madison Resorts is making it a summer (and fall) to remember with exciting shore surprises at signature properties Harry's Ocean Bar & Grill and The Montreal Beach Resort.

Review: Lucie Arnaz I GOT THE JOB! at 54 Below Plays All Her Songs by Stephen Mosher - Jul 20, 2023


Review: Lynn Rosen's THE OVERVIEW EFFECT a Grand Space Epic at the Contemporary American Theater Festival by Andrew White - Jul 15, 2023

Although the results are a bit chaotic—truth be known, this is a sprawling epic of a show which could use some trimming—the timeliness of its topic and its glorious performances make “The Overview Effect”, by rights, a major attraction for theatre goers this July.  A mix of straight drama and rock-musical-fantasy, “The Overview Effect” reaches for the stars while contemplating some of the more pressing issues surounding space exploration.

Austin Pendleton, Jeff Perry & More to Star in NO MAN'S LAND at Steppenwolf Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2023

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will conclude its 47th season with Harold Pinter’s celebrated masterwork No Man’s Land directed by Les Waters. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Review: THE NOBLE PURSUIT at Ottawa Little Theatre by Courtney Castelino - Jun 10, 2023

What did our critic think of THE NOBLE PURSUIT at Ottawa Little Theatre?

'Judy Watson & Helen Johnson: red threads of history, loose ends' is on Display at the Museum of Art and Culture by Stephi Wild - May 30, 2023

Judy Watson & Helen Johnson: red threads of history, loose ends is now on display at the Museum of Art and Culture, yapang, Lake Macquarie.

Craig David and Beverley Knight Confirmed for Windrush 75 Celebration at Royal Albert Hall by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 17, 2023

Craig David and Beverley Knight are among the very special guests confirmed for a night of celebration to mark 75 years since Windrush. The event at the Royal Albert Hall on 9 June is being curated and hosted by Trevor Nelson.

Austin Pendleton, Jeff Perry, and More to Star in Steppenwolf Theatre's NO MAN'S LAND by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 27, 2023

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's premier ensemble theater company, will conclude its 47th season with Harold Pinter's celebrated masterwork No Man's Land directed by Les Waters (In the Next Room..(or the vibrator play), Dana H., Middletown), playing July 13 – August 20, 2023 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theater.

Liza Pulman and Joe Stilgoe Bring A COUPLE OF SWELLS to The Duchess Theatre in London in May by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2023

In a musical match made in theatrical heaven, Liza Pulman and Joe Stilgoe are A COUPLE OF SWELLS.  The show features some of the most loved songs from the Great American Songbook, all-time favourites from Bernstein, Berlin, Rodgers & Hart and more, all given a contemporary spin and sprinkled with heaps of humour and sizzling chemistry.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre to Conclude 46th Season With YELLOW FEVER Reading & New Play Festival by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2023

To commemorate Asian Heritage Month in May, Pan Asian Repertory Theatre will wrap up its 46th milestone season with two noteworthy events.

Review Roundup: Critics React To BAD CINDERELLA On Broadway by Review Roundups - Mar 23, 2023

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Bad Cinderella opens tonight, March 23, at the Imperial Theatre! Bad Cinderella features a score by Lloyd Webber with lyrics by Tony Award-winner David Zippel, and is directed by Laurence Connor, with a book by Academy Award-winner Emerald Fennell and choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter.

Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Shakespeare's Globe by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2023

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Elle While (The Merry Wives of Windsor, 2019; As You Like It, Hamlet, 2018).

Interview: Varla Jean Merman of VARLA JEAN MERMAN: READY TO BLOW at Brave New Workshop by Jared Fessler - Mar 20, 2023

International drag chanteuse Varla Jean Merman is a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown! After the craziest time in memory, the loosest gal in town is at loose ends.

Review: JAGGED LITTLE PILL at National Theatre by Ken Kemp - Mar 20, 2023

It may be quite some time before DC audiences get a chance to see the kind of raw emotion and powerful acting and singing that Heidi Blickenstaff brings to the stage in this production of Jagged Little Pill.

VARLA JEAN MERMAN'S READY TO BLOW! to Play TheaterWorks Hartford This Month by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 4, 2023

TheaterWorks Hartford will present international drag superstar Varla Jean Merman in her latest hit VARLA JEAN MERMAN'S READY TO BLOW! This gut-busting show, co-written by Jeffery Roberson, Ricky Graham & Hartford's own Jacques Lamarre, offers a double-dose of fun with two performances Sunday, March 19 at 4pm and 7pm at 233 Pearl Street in downtown Hartford.

Buzzy Lee Releases 'Internal Affairs' by Michael Major - Mar 3, 2023

In many ways a part two to her first full length Spoiled Love, Internal Affairs is about seeking foundation in a period of groundlessness. After an ethereal and haunting debut break-up album, the more robust and less fragile Internal Affairs ties up all the loose ends of unraveling romantic love before entering the next chapter.

A COUPLE OF SWELLS Will Embark on UK Tour by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2023

In a musical match made in theatrical heaven, Liza Pulman and Joe Stilgoe are set to bring audiences a brand-new show, featuring some of their all-time favourite standards as well as some classic duets, sprinkled with heaps of panache and a whole lot of dazzle.

Review: DOGS OF EUROPE �" ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2023 at Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre by Barry Lenny - Mar 2, 2023

We were left with the cry, 'Slava Ukraini!' ringing in our ears.

Merle Dandridge, Michael Hayden, Jodi Long & More to Star in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Pasadena Playhouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2023

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for the 50th anniversary production of A Little Night Music. See who is starring, and how to purchase tickets!

freeFall's Tandem Series Presents A One-Night Only Concert With The Hilarious Varla Jean Merman, March 3 by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2023

International drag chanteuse Varla Jean Merman is a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown! After the craziest time in memory, the loosest gal in town is at loose ends. What's a distressed diva to do? Tease her hair, steal someone's Ativan, and get on with the show, of course!

Review: THE HEADLANDS at A.C.T. Tells a True Crime Tale That Hits Close to Home by Jim Munson - Feb 17, 2023

What did our critic think of THE HEADLANDS at A.C.T.? BroadwayWorld Christopher Chen's beguiling true crime tale that also serves as a love letter to San Francisco, running now through March 5th.

World Premiere of Mandy Rubeli's ARIZONA RAIN to Open at Studio/Stage This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2023

The stage is set for Rubeli's poignant, deeply personal and highly relatable drama Arizona Rain, making its premiere in a short run (three shows) Feb. 24-25 at studio/stage in Los Angeles.

DESCRIBE THE NIGHT Chicago Premiere to be Presented at Steppenwolf Theatre in March by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2023

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will continue its 47th season with ensemble member Rajiv Joseph’s Chicago premiere of Describe the Night, directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton.


Criminally Untrue: An Improvised True Crime Documentary is a hilarious show that will leave you wanting more from PillowTalk Theatre. Oldfield and Treen have directed a fantastic cast of improvisers that will bring a little bit of “organised chaos” into your life, creating the crime story of the decade.

Cast Announced For WINNER'S CURSE at the Park Theatre by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023

TV and radio personality Clive Anderson stars in an interactive theatrical look at the difficult world of international relations, written by former ambassador and Middle East peace negotiator Daniel Taub with Dan Patterson, writer/producer on Mock The Week and The Duck House.

Review: Ben Jones Thinks It & We Know It In BEN JONES I THINK I'M IN LOVE at Chelsea Table + Stage by Bobby Patrick - Jan 8, 2023

Near the end of IN LOVE Mr. Jones sings a mash-up of Lerner & Lowe’s I'VE GROWN ACCUSTOMED TO HER FACE & GIGI, dedicated to his eight-year-old daughter that elicited sniffles as well as awwwwws from the crowd.

Cast Announced for DESCRIBE THE NIGHT Chicago Premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will continue its 47th season with ensemble member Rajiv Joseph’s Chicago premiere of Describe the Night, directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton. See who is starring in the production!

RACHEL BOBBITT Shares 'The Ceiling Demos' by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2022

The Ceiling Could Collapse, which Bobbitt co-produced with Justice Der and was mixed by GRAMMY-nominee Jorge Elbrecht, was a long time coming. Bobbitt made a name for herself on Vine as a teenager, uploading covers and classic tracks to the now-defunct social media site. As her profile rose, Bobbitt found herself overwhelmed rather than inspired.

Review: JAGGED LITTLE PILL at Belk Theater by Perry Tannenbaum - Dec 3, 2022

Overamped at Belk Theater, with an underwhelming set of grievances in Diablo Cody's adaptation of Alanis Morissette's megahit 1995 album, JAGGED LITTLE PILL generates more fire and heat than substance until it arrives at its #MeToo moment - and finds its heart.

Review: BEST OF ENEMIES, Noël Coward Theatre by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 29, 2022

It's an exceptional addition to a Theatreland that's generally lacking in political engagement, especially during the Christmas period. It's intense, brainy, and absolutely delectable. The latest West End must-see.

Review: Shakespeare's Tricky Dick RICHARD III Proves A Crooked Villain at The Strand by Cybele Pomeroy - Nov 12, 2022

The Maryland Renaissance Festival and The Strand partner to present a one-weekend encore of the acclaimed RICHARD III by The Company Of Women. The Company are a force of craftswomanship the likes of which have not before been seen in Baltimore theater, and display a strong likelihood of becoming a major theatrical presence in the community.

Curio Theatre Company Begins 2022-2023 Season With GIDION'S KNOT by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022

Curio Theatre Company begins the season with a play that deals with an incredibly timely issue that is currently in the headlines. Curio begins the season with Gidion's Knot, a play that brings to light the question of who, if anyone, is responsible when a juvenile makes a tragic decision.

Review: DISNEY'S THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Ronacher Theater by Martin Ganeider - Oct 9, 2022

Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, based on Victor Hugo's novel, directed by Scott Schwartz, is this year's second grand opening from the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien after REBECCA. Another Opus Magnum for Austrias Musical Capitol.

Arum Rae Shares 'Headboards' Featuring Production From The Lumineers' Wesley Schultz by Michael Major - Oct 6, 2022

Arum Rae is the rare artist capable of conveying entire worlds of feeling with the subtlest movement of her voice. On her new album Loose Ends, mainly produced by Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers, the Wisconsin-based singer/songwriter shares a batch of songs rooted in stories of loss and hope and transformation, each delivered with exquisite nuance.

Review: Sally Struthers and Company Revive Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Glorious Life in La Mirada by Michael Quintos - Sep 21, 2022

Overall--especially in this tighter, revised version lifted from London’s West End production that’s much zippier than the original--there is no denying that YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is a witty, super funny, and genuinely enjoyable musical comedy that earns plenty of laughs and smiles along the way.

Review: 4000 MILES at Westport Country Playhouse by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Aug 28, 2022

Stellar cast, but some issues with prize-winning show.

Lubna is Now in Edinburgh With TICKBOX at Summerhall by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

Actor and comedian Lubna Kerr is returning to the Edinburgh Fringe with a freshly updated version of her acclaimed show Tickbox. 

Review: SAFE HOME at Shadowland Stages Is Based on Short Stories by Tom Hanks by Bruce Apar - Aug 4, 2022

Creating an ambitious odyssey of time travel based on three short stories from Tom Hanks's collection 'Uncommon Type' sounds like an intriguing idea ... on paper. The challenge is how to transfer it effectively from page to stage. In its current form, it feels more like a workshop than a ready-for-prime-time production.

Feature: ELEVATOR FRINGE, Part Three: Make Haste! The Fringe is Upon Us! by Bryony Rae Taylor - Aug 3, 2022

The trains are packed with line learners and gorgeous clowns and the reviewers are sharpening their pencils. BWW readers are choosing shows so, performers, help them! And QUICKLY!

Review: THE REALISTIC JONESES is An Entertaining Night of Theatre by Sarah Dussome - Jul 9, 2022

Comedy meets poignancy in Will Eno’s unconventional drama.

Review: THE FELLOWSHIP, Hampstead Theatre by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 28, 2022

A week after Windrush Day saw Prince William and his wife visiting the National Windrush Monument at Waterloo Station, two children of the Windrush generation are at the heart of Roy Williams's new piece. Debuting at Hampstead Theatre, directed by Paulette Randall, it introduces sisters Dawn (Cherrelle Skeete) and Marcia (Suzette Llewellyn), who grew up as activists in 80s London.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Passing of Founding Member Ernest Abuba by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre announced today the passing of founding member and company senior artist Ernest Abuba, the award-winning actor, playwright, screenwriter, and director on stage, film, and television, following a brief illness.

TCG Announces Seema Sueko To Receive Alan Schneider Director Award by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, proudly announces that Seema Sueko has been awarded the Alan Schneider Director Award. The Award was established in honor of Alan Schneider's significant contribution to theatre in the U.S. and his lifelong commitment to the development of career opportunities for freelance directors.

London Comedy Allstars Announced For the Underbelly Festival by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

Underbelly Festival in partnership with British Comedy Guide has announced the line-up for London Comedy Allstars at Cavendish Square every Friday night. London Comedy Allstars is your one-stop shop for the biggest laughs, the best location and your new favourite summer night out.

Review Roundup: GOLDEN SHIELD Opens at Manhattan Theatre Club by Review Roundups - May 19, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Golden Shield, written by Anchuli Felicia King (White Pearl) and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone at MTC), is now running at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

Line Up Announced At Underbelly Festival's London Comedy Allstars by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

Underbelly Festival has announced the line-up for London Comedy Allstars at Cavendish Square every Friday night. London Comedy Allstars is your one-stop shop for the biggest laughs, the best location and your new favourite summer night out. Every Friday at 9:30pm until  29th July, Underbelly Summer Festival presents a night of the best comedy talent on offer.

BWW Review: 2:22, Criterion Theatre by Alexander Cohen - May 16, 2022

A new all-star cast establish a solid dynamic, but all their effort is undermined by the play's mind-boggling, twist ending.

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Center Theatre by Kelly Rogers Flynt - May 1, 2022

Every once in a while the stars will align, and magic will happen. Magic is exactly what happened on stage last night as Seattle Shakespeare presented MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. From director to cast to staging, everything worked together in perfect unison to not only tell this age old story, but to elevate it. The good folks at Seattle Shakespeare have put together a very special production that reminds us of the magic of theater and how it can bring us together.


Loose Ends has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1979.
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Alan Schneider.



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