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National Theatre ( Washington, DC)
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004

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Based on the play What Every Woman Knows by J.M. Barrie

A turn-of-the-century Scottish spinster named Maggie Wylie whose family makes a deal with a young man to pay for his education if he agrees to marry Maggie.

TRUE CRIME: THE MUSICAL to Return to The PIT on Friday the 13th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

TRUE CRIME: THE MUSICAL is back! This completely improvised musical, presented by musical improv duo Beautiful Dreamers, will be resurrected on Friday the 13th at 11pm at The People's Improv Theater (123 E 24th St) on the Striker MainStage. (more...)

BWW Interview: Susan Sullivan Talks LATW's WATCH ON THE RHINE
by Don Grigware - Oct 9, 2017

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress Susan Sullivan has been delighting audiences onstage and on television for many years. She is currently a part of LA Theatre Works production of Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine. In our chat she talks about her role and others that she has played in her varied career. Tell us about your role in Watch on the Rhine. This character really makes a great sacrifice. Talk about that. (more...)

Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, October 26, 2017
by - Oct 9, 2017

Get all the scoop on GREY'S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, October 26, 2017! (more...)

Photo Coverage: MEASURE FOR MEASURE Celebrates Opening Night at the Public Theater
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 9, 2017

Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE, created by Elevator Repair Service and directed by John Collins, began previews on Sunday, September 17 and runs through Sunday, November 12 at The Public Theater. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night below! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - SUPERGIRL Travels to Mars on 'Far From the Tree' Episode
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

In the next episode titled Far From the Tree, Eliza (guest star Helen Slater) throws Alex and Maggie (guest star Floriana Lima) a wedding shower, which causes Maggie to reach out to her estranged father (guest star Carlos Bernard). (more...)

HOLMES AND WATSON to Make Midwest Premiere Next Month at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Midwest Premiere of Holmes and Watson, by Jeffery Hatcher in the Quadracci Powerhouse, November 14 December 17. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

The Lowry, which presents some of the UK's largest touring work has commissioned Salford based theatre company Colour the Clouds to produce a brand new Christmas show The Extraordinary Tale of Holly Christmas. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call and Press Night Celebration Of 3D Theatricals' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by Lily Lim - Oct 17, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at 3-D Theatricals YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN opening night! Check out the photos below! (more...)

Roger Allam, Celia Imrie, and Kevin Bishop Join Cast of WHITHER WOULD YOU GO?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On October 22nd at the Harold Pinter Theatre, a host of stars will gather to perform scenes from Shakespeare's plays in response to modern-day refugee video stories. The evening will be directed by Jamie Lloyd. All profits go to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. (more...)

Scoop: ME, MYSELF & I on CBS - Monday, October 23, 2017
by - Oct 17, 2017

Get all the scoop on ME, MYSELF & I, airing on CBS on Monday, October 23, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: DESIGNATED SURVIVOR on ABC - Wednesday, November 1, 2017
by - Oct 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on DESIGNATED SURVIVOR, airing on ABC on Wednesday, November 1, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: GREY'S ANATOMY on ABC - Thursday, November 2, 2017
by - Oct 16, 2017

Get all the scoop on GREY'S ANATOMY, airing on ABC on Thursday, November 2, 2017! (more...)

Chicago Economist, Historian Releases Second Book on Life of Paul
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017


BMI Trademarks 'Speed Dating for Songwriters'
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI ), the global leader in music rights management, is proud to announce the recent trademark filing of its popular Speed Dating for Songwriters initiative. (more...)

New Play DIASPORA to Explore Jewish Identity in Israel and Beyond
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

What is a Jew? And what is the true meaning of Israel and the Diaspora? A new Off-Broadway production tackles these enduring issues of Judaism. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Karen Rizzo and MUTUAL PHILANTHROPY at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 15, 2017 had the pleasure of interviewing playwright Karen Rizzo about her career and her upcoming show at NJ Rep, 'Mutual Philanthropy.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Each Performance is One of a Kind with BRAVO! AN IMPROVISED MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2017

The music soars and the actors all come together for the triumphant finale, which none of them have ever sung before! Everything is created onstage in the moment in the Contemporary Theater Company's fall production, Bravo! An Improvised Musical, playing October 21 November 18. (more...)

BWW Review: Concept Overwhelms Content in Elevator Repair Service's MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by Michael Dale - Oct 14, 2017

Regarded by The Public Theater's artistic director Oskar Eustice as a resident company of the Astor Place venue, Elevator Repair Service's niche has always been productions with a clear focus on words, such as their fully staged complete-text reading of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby,' titled GATZ, or ARGUENDO, their legal vaudeville centered on documents pertaining to a Supreme Court case regarding strip clubs and the First Amendment. (more...)

Art and Politics Will Collide in Rubicon's TAKING SIDES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC) opens the company's 2017-2018 20th Anniversary Season with a provocative and gripping drama based on the story of German conductor and composer Wilhelm Furtw ngler, who remained in Germany after Hitler's rise to power and was later accused of being a Nazi sympathizer. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Earl Jones to Knock the Ball Out of the Park for Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced a special Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees, the Tony award-winning musical comedy by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Titan's Thrilling RICHARD III, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Titan Theatre Company opens its 2017-18 season tonight, Shakespeare's political drama RICHARD III. at the Queens Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has the FIRST LOOK at the production! (more...)

Ashley Judd to Receive WMC Speaking Truth to Power Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The Women's Media Center will honor Ashley Juddwith the WMC Speaking Truth to Power Award at the Women's Media Awards on October 26 at Capitale in New York City. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, October 23, 2017
by TV Scoop - Oct 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, October 23, 2017! (more...)

The New Collectives to Close 2017 Season with THE TROJAN WOMEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

As the final production of The New Collectives' 2017 season, The Trojan Women continues the season mission of giving back both artistically and financially. Donations will be collected for UNHCR - The UN Refugee Agency and Bond Street Theatre at the show through the sale of pins featuring text from the play. (more...)

Cole Burden, Natascia Diaz, Bobby Smith and More Round Out CRAZY FOR YOU Cast at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for Signature Theatre's production of The Gershwins' & Ken Ludwig's musical comedy Crazy For You. This new production will be directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's West Side Story, La Cage Aux Folles) with choreography by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas). Crazy for You will run from November 7, 2017 - January 14, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 12, 2017
by - Oct 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

19-Year-Old Brisbane Artist Mallrat Debuts 'Better' via Stereogum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Mallrat, the 19 year old Australian pop-rap sensation, is debuting a new track 'Better' - her first new music since her Uninvited EP last year. (more...)

Contemporary Theater Company to Host 8th Annual Masquerade Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

The Contemporary Theater Company hosts its 8th Annual Masquerade Gala on November 3 at 7 pm at the beautiful Towers in Narragansett. The event features music, dancing, food from local restaurants, a cash bar, raffle prizes, and poker and blackjack games. The gala is an elegant evening of fun and entertainment to benefit the Contemporary Theater Company, a 501(c)3 non-profit. Festive attire and costumes are encouraged. (more...)

Panels to Discuss Real-Life Roles, BFAs and More at BroadwayCon 2018
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

In advance of the full schedule, BroadwayCon has announced three new panels for BroadwayCon 2018. From exploring the challenges of playing real people to critiquing works from other time periods and much more, BroadwayCon programming will offer something for everyone. (more...)

No Name Collective to Stage MACBETH in Brooklyn Navy Yard Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

No Name Collective, an emerging classics troupe, will present a novel interpretation of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' for eight performances only, October 31 to November 5, at The Yard, a warehouse space located at 16 Waverly Ave., Brooklyn Navy Yard. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christine Dunford Talks About Directing COLLECTED STORIES
by Don Grigware - Oct 12, 2017

CHRISTINE DUNFORD made her directorial debut with last year's production of Good People at the Hudson Guild. She trained as an actor at Juilliard, making her debut in Joe Papp's Two Gentlemen of Verona. Broadway: Serious Money. Off-Broadway: Love's Labors Lost (Public Theater);Serious Money (Public Theater);Tamara; Infidelities (Primary Stages.) LA: I Carry Your Heart (BootlegTheater);The Cryptogram; Old Neighborhood (Geffen Playhouse);7Blow Jobs; Erotic Curtsies (Bottom's Dream Theater Company); Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike (Edgemar Theater.) Film: Ulee's Gold Love & Basketball American Dream Bandit Hound Hello Herman August Creek and award-winning shorts Dos Corazones and Lost People of Mountain Village. Ms. Dunford has appeared in over 100 episodes of television. Series Regular: Good Sports Bob Hudson Street Something So Right and Secret Lives of Men . Guest Star: The Gifted, Longmire, The Mentalist, Bones: & many others. Solo Performance: HBO Aspen Comedy Festival. She is currently directing a production of Donald Margulies' Collected Stories to open at the Dorie Theater at the Complex Friday October 13. (more...)

by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Oct 12, 2017


Acting For Others Announce Initial Participants For 14th Annual Bucket Collection
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Today, theatrical charity Acting for Others announces initial participants in its 14th annual bucket collection. (more...)

Orlando Shakespeare Theater Announces Casting for PlayFest 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF (Orlando Shakes) invites audiences to take a risk on new plays at PlayFest presented by Harriett's Charitable Trust (PlayFest 2017) from October 27 29, 2017 and November 3 5, 2017. Tickets to individual PlayFest readings ($10) are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project Launches Four New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Sheridan's Canadian Music Theatre Project (CMTP), where the hit Broadway musical Come From Away was first developed, will provide audiences with the chance to be among the first to see CMTP's four new projects. (more...)

Kimberly Immanuel to Lead Drury Lane Theatre's 42ND STREET; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre continues its 2017-2018 season with 42nd Street, with music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin, book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, and original Broadway direction and dances by Gower Champion. (more...)

Mike Kriak, Brisa Trinchero and Tim Kashani to Head Up BroadwayCon Industry Day Panels
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

BroadwayCon has announced initial programming for BroadwayCon Industry Day. (more...)

Breaking: ROCKTOPIA to Mash Up Mozart, Queen, Tchaikovsky, Pink Floyd and More on Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

This spring, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)

Imagination Theater Announces Holiday Performance of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Imagination Theater is pleased to announce this year's 2017 Holiday Performance, Shrek the Musical, Directed by Peter Wolfe, Assistant Directed by Maggie Bush. (more...)

The Future Is Now! Meet the Full Company of TIME AND THE CONWAYS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Oct 10, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new Broadway production of J. B. Priestley's Time and the Conways, directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent). The play returns to Broadway for the first time since its premiere in 1938 and opens officially tonight, October 10, 2017. This is a limited engagement through November 26, 2017 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus check out the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

HADESTOWN, THE SILVER ARROW and More Set for Citadel Theatre's 2017-18 Season; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The new Citadel Theatre season, starting in less than two weeks, is literally stellar for the many accomplished artists, local, national, and international, who will appear on Citadel stages in the coming months. (more...)

DOWNTON ABBEY: The Exhibit Heading to U.S. This November
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

DOWNTON ABBEY: The Exhibition is heading to the U.S. The exhibit, which debuted this summer in Singapore, will launch in New York on November 18th, followed by a multi-city tour. (more...)

Victor L. Cahn's ROMANTIC TRAPEZOID to Premiere Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Victor L. Cahn's Romantic Trapezoid will get its world premiere directed by Alberto Bonilla at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre. The show will begin performances on November 4, and open on November 8, running through November 25, 2017 at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42 Street). (more...)

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF and HAMLET Come From London to U.S. Cinemas This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live announce the big screen release of Benedict Andrews' Young Vic Production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and the return of Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Shakespeare's Hamlet. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At The New LES MISERABLES US Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new US Tour of LES MISERABLES, which opens tomorrow night in Chicago! Check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW Previews: Poignant Musical Opens On 30th Anniversary Of Aids Memorial Quilt Creation At Catherine Hickman Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Oct 10, 2017

Opening on the 30th anniversary of the NAMES Project's AIDS Memorial Quilt, New Tampa Players presents QUILT: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION on October 11-14. With book by Jim Morgan, Merle Hubbard and John Schak, music by Michael Stockler and lyrics by Jim Morgan, this is the story behind the NAMES Project's AIDS Memorial Quilt and the lives of the people remembered in the panels. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for SOMETHING ROTTEN at the Eccles Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at the Eccles Theater, January 9 January 14, 2018. (more...)

It's Holmes for the Holidays at Ivoryton Playhouse with THE GAME'S AFOOT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

On November 1st, the Ivoryton Playhouse continues the Halloween season with a murderously funny thriller set in William Gillette's Connecticut Castle Ken Ludwig's THE GAME'S AFOOT. (more...)

Portland Stage Continues Season with COMPLICATIONS FROM A FALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

When Helen goes to an academic conference, she reluctantly calls on her absent younger brother Teddy for help with their elderly mother. Over the weekend Teddy truly sees his mother, perhaps for the first time, and learns secrets from the past in this heartwarming drama about the memories we cherish, and those we try to forget. (more...)

Playwrights' Center Sets Lineup for 2017 PlayLabs Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

The Playwrights' Center's annual PlayLabs new play festival runs Monday, October 23, through Sunday, October 29, 2017. The featured playwrights are Jason Gray Platt ('Take Care'), Jen Silverman ('In the Time of the Volcano') and Alice Tuan ('A Humbling in St. Paul'), all Core Writers at the Center. (more...)

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