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Closing: November 25, 1990

Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced the kick-off of a new season of in-person OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings, beginning with The Relapse by John Vanbrugh, directed by Marc Vietor. This event will premiere LIVE, in person, at Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater at Symphony Space at 7:30 PM ET on October 24th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Emma Rice’s critically acclaimed Wuthering Heights, a reimagined version of Emily Brontë’s gothic masterpiece. Performances begin Friday, November 18 and continue through Sunday, January 1, 2023.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022
Not-for-profit History Matters: Celebrating Women's Plays Of The Past has announced its winner for the 2022 Judith Barlow Prize. The annual Judith Barlow Prize is awarded to a student playwright for an exceptional one-act play inspired by the work of an historic female playwright. The winner of the prize receives a $2,500 award and a reading of their work, with a $500 award to the participating professor.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2021
Producer Thomas Laub announced today that Arnie Burton has joined the cast of Douglas Carter Beane’s comedy Fairycakes replacing Brooks Ashmanskas who has departed due to a television opportunity. The world premiere is set for this fall at the Greenwich House Theater (27 Barrow Street), home to many of Beane’s first plays, beginning Thursday, October 14, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022
Hudson Theatre Works is starting its 10TH season of plays by women playwrights with “Machinal,” by Sophie Treadwell.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022
The Humanities Institute at the University of Montana invites the public to a special, three-part theater workshop at the Missoula Public Library titled “Ways of Remembering: Staging Grief Together.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021
Colt Coeur, in association with creative producer Emma Orme and director Tara Elliott, will present the premiere of Pleasure Machine, a nine-episode audio thriller that collides Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 expressionist drama Machinal with adrienne maree brown’s Pleasure Activism.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2021
To mark this year's festive winter season, Shoreditch Town Hall today announces Town Hall Unwrapped, a series of joyfully eclectic events taking over the building's many spaces throughout December.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022
Full casting is announced for William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, directed by Josie Rourke, with a musical score by Michael Bruce, @sohoplace, the first new build West End theatre to open in 50 years.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2022
Hudson Theatre Works Presents Its Annual 10 MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL Benefitting Hudson Theatre Works including new plays by John Patrick Shanley, Richard Vetere, Barbara Blatner, Joanne Hoersch, Zach Weed, Lenny Horst, and Sarah T. Schwab with Robert Funaro of the Sopranos.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022
Ivo van Hove will stage the English language première of Hanya Yanagihara's critically acclaimed prize-winning novel, A Little Life in the West End. Van Hove directs James Norton (Jude), Luke Thompson (Willem), Omari Douglas (JB), Zach Wyatt (Malcolm), Elliot Cowan (Brother Luke/Doctor Traylor/Caleb), Zubin Varla (Harold), Nathalie Armin (Ana), and Emilio Doorgasingh (Andy).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021
History Matters: Celebrating Women's Plays of the Past announces streaming dates for the virtual readings of their 2020 and 2021 Judith Barlow Prize-winning plays. After delays due to the pandemic, History Matters will present pre-recorded Zoom readings of the winning plays in collaboration with Nora's Playhouse. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021
11th Hour Theatre Company is celebrating the holidays with a gorgeous, professionally-designed radio play version of the classic Charles Dickens tale. A Philadelphia Christmas Carol (based on Mark Shanahan's A Merry Little Christmas Carol) will feature some of the region's most recognizable performers from across the city's stages .
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2022
Katy Galloway Productions has announced the London première of Smoke by Kim Davies, at Southwark Playhouse. The production opens on 3 February until 25 February with previews from 1 February.  
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022
A good ol' boy in the Florida Panhandle in desperate need of work finds unexpected success—as a lip-syncing drag queen! International City Theatre presents the The Legend of Georgia McBride, a crowd-pleasing, music-filled, laugh-out-loud comedy by Matthew Lopez. Performances take place June 10 through June 26 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for June 8 and June 9.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Symphony Space, which celebrates James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses in its beloved annual Bloomsday on Broadway, marks the milestone occasion of the book’s 100th anniversary with a new commission in which Elevator Repair Service (ERS) brings the novel to wild, illuminating theatrical life.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021
After a 15-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 epidemic, proprietors Steve Baruch, Richard Frankel, and Tom Viertel have announced that “Broadway’s Supper Club” Feinstein’s/54 Below will reopen its iconic red door for live performances on June 17, 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the online benefit reading Margaret Cavendish’s The Convent of Pleasure, presented in collaboration with R/18 Collective. This benefit reading in celebration of Women’s History Month is “Pay What You Can.” All of Red Bull’s current online-only programs are FREE.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced the national awardees of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, which was held virtually in convenings for each discipline that began on March 8, 2021 and continued through May 22, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021
Wai Ching Ho ('Marvel's The Defenders'; ENDLINGS, New York Theatre Workshop), James Chen ('FBI'; 'The Walking Dead'), and Jon Norman Schneider (Bitter Melon; HENRY VI, PARTS 1-3, National Asian American Theatre Company) lead the cast and program of Second Generation Productions' (2g's) INFLECTIONS, five short new works about the undulations of the Asian American life, curated by Executive Producer Victor Malana Maog (Disney, American Conservatory Theater, Magic Theater, Cal Shakes). Jonathan Castanien (The Sống Collective, Atlantic Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club) produces.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022
The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to announce the first show of the 2022-23 season will be the exuberant musical, SOMETHING ROTTEN! Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, Conceived by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick.  SOMETHING ROTTEN! will run July 6-23, 2022 in the Garvin Theatre and will be directed by Katie Laris, musical direction by David Potter and choreography by Christina McCarthy.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
The Peccadillo Theater Company will present Edward James Hyland and Robert Cuccioli in  Uncle Ted: Scenes from the McCarrick Report, a new play by Dan Wackerman, directed by Michael Parva with John Fitzgibbon, Daren Kelly, Robert Verlaque, Kersti Bryan, Jonathan Brody, Jim Schubin, Michael Castillejos, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Feel The Spirit pushes against the isolation of virtual engagement by inviting audience members to turn their cameras on, and engage in moments of real-time reflection. A made-for-Zoom play commissioned by Shotgun Players. 
by Student Blogger: Emily Brooks - Jun 1, 2021
When we think of choreography for the theatre, we imagine big dance breaks in classic musicals –and yet one of my first major choreographic opportunities was an expressionist, non-musical play. The process would introduce me to the variety of ways movement can show up in theatre (and film) beyond my narrow preconception of theatre choreography.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2023
Tonight's (Wednesday, January 4th at 7pm) and tomorrow’s (Thursday, January 5th at 7pm) performances of Between Riverside and Crazy have been cancelled due to an exposure of COVID-19.
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022
Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023
Maria-Christina Oliveras has joined the cast of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton.  Ms. Oliveras has assumed the role of Church Lady.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2022
Joining Ralph Fiennes (Robert Moses) in the world premiere of David Hare's Straight Line Crazy are Alisha Bailey (Mariah Heller), Samuel Barnett (Ariel Porter), David Bromley (Stamford Fergus), Al Coppola (Walter McQuade), Siobhán Cullen (Finnuala Connell), Ian Kirkby (Lewis Mumford), Alana Maria (Shirley Hayes), Dani Moseley (Carol Ames), Guy Paul (Henry Vanderbilt), Helen Schlesinger (Jane Jacobs), Mary Stillwaggon Stewart (Nicole Sawyer) and Danny Webb (Governor Al Smith).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022
As part of their free virtual salon series, Wingspace Theatrical Design will present a roundtable discussion with LAIKA Studios panelists Erica Benoit, Anastastia McCalister, and Megan Wilkerson, moderated by Anna Driftmier.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2023
Paul Mescal, just nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA for his leading role in the film Aftersun, and best known for his BAFTA winning role in Normal People, Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran (Summer & Smoke), Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts) and Dwane Walcott (One Night in Miami, Our Girl) will continue in the roles of Stanley, Blanche, Stella and Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell respectively, in the transfer of the Almeida Theatre's critically acclaimed, hot ticket & sell-out production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2023
Atlantic Theater Company will present the world premiere musical Days of Wine and Roses, adapted from the 1962 film and original 1958 teleplay. See who is starring the production, performance dates, and how to purchase tickets!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022
The Huntington announces Heidi Schreck's Tony Award nominated play and Pulitzer Prize finalist What the Constitution Means to Me, a Broadway hit that is now on its national tour. The production runs from February 22 to March 20, 2022 at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022
Bonnie & Clyde will soon raise a little hell in London. Frances Mayli McCann and Jordan Luke Gage will star as the titular Bonnie and Clyde in the West End premiere of the cult-sensation BONNIE AND CLYDE THE MUSICAL, opening at the Arts Theatre from Saturday 9 April 2022. 
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2023
We're chatting with Maria-Christina Oliveras, who is currently playing Church Lady in Between Riverside and Crazy. Oliveras told us all about her pre-show rituals, favorite backstage moments, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2023
Following unprecedented demand, tickets for all existing performances of Streetcar have now sold out for the run at the Phoenix Theatre from 20 March to 29 April 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2022
Tune in this Wednesday, February 2nd at 12pm ET to Colt Coeur’s Instagram page (@coltcoeur) for a live discussion between Colt Coeur Board member Celia Keenan-Bolger, and her To Kill A Mockingbird co-star Portia.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2022
Park Avenue Armory has announced six micro-commissions to be presented on Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15, 2023 as part of Symposium: Sound & Color - The Future of Race in Design.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021
For the fifth consecutive year, Colt Coeur has welcomed a select group of emerging playwrights and directors to be CoCo Residents. This year’s cohort is comprised of playwrights Lily Gonzales (they/them) and Lizzie Stern (she/her), and directors Borna Barzin (he/him) and Sarah Blush (she/her).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
The Shark is Broken - one of the most successful plays of the 2021-22 London season - will launch the new Mirvish Theatre season in Toronto. The comedy, which received  both critical and audience acclaim when it ran at the Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End, will have its North American premiere at the historic Royal Alexandra Theatre, September 25 to November 6, 2022.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021
The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022
The HADESTOWN North American Tour is coming to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre October 11-23, 2022. Produced by Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy, Hadestown is the most honored show of the 2018-2019 Broadway season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022
Colt Coeur will present the World Premiere of Dodi & Diana, by Kareem Fahmy. Commissioned by Colt Coeur and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (Eureka Day), Dodi & Diana begins previews on October 1, 2022, for a strictly limited engagement through October 29, 2022, at HERE.
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 29, 2022
MILE SQUARE THEATRE (MST) has announced their first production of Kevin R. Free’s first season as Artistic Director, of Angelica Chéri’s BERTA, BERTA, directed by Kevin R. Free. BERTA, BERTA will play a four-week limited engagement at Mile Square Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022
The season will open on September 24 and 25, with our first children’s show in 2 years.  “Red and the Hoods” directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina. On October 1 and 2nd our in- house company, the Forge, will be performing our 10 Minute Play Festival benefit with writers like John Patrick Shanley, Sarah T. Schwab and Richard Vetere.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022
Everything’s Fine, a world premiere autobiographical one-man play written and performed by Academy Award-nominated writer, actor and director Douglas McGrath, and directed by two-time Tony Award and six-time Emmy Award winner John Lithgow, will open Thursday, October 13, 2022 for a limited engagement at the DR2 Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast for the world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton. The cast includes Marinda Anderson, Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, Nate Miller, and Dario Ladani Sanchez all of whom are making their Roundabout Theatre Company debuts.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021
On August 6, Maria-Christina Oliveras brought her gift of storytelling and unique style to Feinstein’s/54 Below with her debut cabaret, The Glory of Love.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the first cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved Broadway comedy Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart, directed by Mr. Silverstein and featuring an all-star cast. 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2022
Kansas City Repertory Theatre completes its 2021-22 season with The Old Man and the Old Moon, book, music, and lyrics by PigPen Theatre Co., directed by Artistic Director Stuart Carden and PigPen Theatre Co. Performances run May 3 through 22, 2022, at Spencer Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022
“The Most Anticipated Production of 2022” (BroadwayWorld Readers’ Poll, 2021) just announced their cast. The Boys in the Band, Mart Crowley’s American classic, will begin previews June 16 at the historic Fred Rogers Studio at WQED in an exciting new production by PICT Classic Theatre.

Machinal Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Machinal been nominated for?
Outstanding Revival (Drama Desk Awards) for Machinal, Direction (Obie Awards) for Michael Grief, Performance (Obie Awards) for Jodie Markell, Sound design (Obie Awards) for John Gromada, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Grief, Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Kenneth Posner, Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for David GalloOutstanding Sound Design - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for John Gromada and Outstanding Sound Design - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for John Gromada.

What awards has Machinal won?
Outstanding Revival (Drama Desk Awards) for Machinal Direction (Obie Awards) for Michael Grief and Performance (Obie Awards) for Jodie Markell Sound design (Obie Awards) for John Gromada Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Michael Grief Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Kenneth Posner Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for David Gallo Outstanding Sound Design - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for John Gromada Outstanding Sound Design - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for John Gromada.

What productions of Machinal have there been?
Machinal has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1928, Off-Broadway which opened in 1990 and Broadway which opened in 2014.