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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.



BWW Review: Seattle Public Theater's THE FLIGHT BEFORE XMAS: Lighthearted Holiday Schadenfreude
by Amelia Reynolds - Dec 9, 2017

As part one of Seattle Public Theatre's featured holiday double-header, The Flight Before Xmas manifests many peoples' worst nightmare: being stuck in an airport terminal when you need or want desperately to get to the final destination. Thankfully, audiences can laugh at other people dealing with this very stressful situation in Maggie Lee's sweet holiday comedy. (more...)

BWW Review: ROBERT PLANT, Royal Albert Hall
by Debbie Gilpin - Dec 9, 2017

In January 1970, Led Zeppelin played the Royal Albert Hall, widely lauded as one of their most famous gigs. Robert Plant has returned once again, this time as part of a tour with the Sensational Space Shifters that has visited the length and breadth of the UK, and will soon head to America, Canada and Australia. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Light Opera's SWEENEY TODD Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rockland Awards; IT'S EASY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards; THE DONNER PARTY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with Berkeley Rep, presents Office Hour, by Julia Cho, directed by Lisa Peterson. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; ManeStage Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Diablo Magazine Recognizes Five Honorees at Threads of Hope Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

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Recent Cutbacks' KEVIN!!!!! Returns to The PIT This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The Peoples Improv Theater has announced the return of KEVIN!!!!!, the New York Innovative Theatre Award-nominated show from Recent Cutbacks (Hold On To Your Butts and Fly, You Fools!), tonight, December 8, through December 30, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 12/15 - 12/22 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Dec 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 12/15 - 12/22, airing on CBS (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

The Smith Center For The Performing Arts Announces Events February - March 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The Smith Center For The Performing Arts has announced events February - March 2018. See the full lineup below! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW Review: KING LEAR at Little Door Theatre is Dynamic and Visually Beautiful!
by Katie Laban - Dec 15, 2017

King Lear is a splendid sight to see currently running at Little Door Theatre in Warren. Directed by owner and artistic director of the company, Shannon Hurst, the show uses minimum props and sets, beautiful visualizations through movement and lights, and allows the audience to focus on the talented performances of the cast. (more...)

Un-Common Theatre Announces Auditions For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The Un-Common Theatre Company is thrilled to announce auditions for their Spring Production of Little Shop of Horrors on Sunday, January 7, 2018, from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The production will feature a cast of 7th through 12th graders and will be performed at the Orpheum Theatre in Foxboro on April 6-8, 2018. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Rockland Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Sacramento Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Irish Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Irish Arts Center Announces Spring 2018 Season (more...)

Photo Flash: Bedlam's SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Celebrates Opening Night at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

American Repertory Theater's production of Bedlam's Sense & Sensibility just celebrated its opening night and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)


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Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Highlights Irish Arts Center's Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, announces its Spring 2018 lineup, featuring a characteristically wide range of theatrical, musical, dance, literary, podcast, interdisciplinary and educational events. (more...)

CMT Wraps 2017 with 53 Straight Weeks of Growth
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

CMT this week achieved an impressive milestone notching an entire year, 53 consecutive weeks of year-over-year ratings growth, which is the longest active growth streak among all ad-supported cable. (more...)

Ron Pope Shares New Video 'The Last' + U.S. Winter Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Nashville-based independent artist Ron Pope's new EP Worktapes is scheduled for release January 26 on his own Brooklyn Basement Records. Pope sets U.S. tour with a Midwest and West Coast run beginning February 7. (more...)

ABC Announces Midseason Return Date for DESIGNATED SURVIVOR
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

ABC has announced that DESIGNATED SURVIVOR' will make its midseason return on WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28, 2018, at 10 p.m. EST/PST. (more...)

Majestic Rep presents Steamy CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Majestic Repertory Theatre presents Tennessee Williams's 1955 Pulitzer Prize- winning family drama CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. (more...)

FROZEN Creators to Go Behind the Scenes at BroadwayCon 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

BroadwayCon has announced today that Disney Theatrical's new Broadway musical Frozen has joined the BroadwayCon 2018 lineup. (more...)

Scoop: NBC Primetime Schedule From Tuesday December 12, 2017 - Friday December 29, 2017 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Dec 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on NBC Primetime Schedule From Tuesday December 12, 2017 - Friday December 29, 2017, airing on NBC on Tuesday, December 12, 2017! (more...)

VIDEO: Showtime Reveals Premiere Date/Trailer for HOMELAND Season 7
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

SHOWTIME has announced that the seventh season of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning hit drama HOMELAND will kick off on Sunday, February 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Michael Tilson Thomas And Frank Gehry Named As Honorees For Colburn School's 2018 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

At its annual gala event, Celebrate Colburn, the Colburn School will honor renowned conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and acclaimed architect Frank Gehry with the Richard D. Colburn award, for their exemplary achievements and contributions to the worlds of classical music and the performing arts in Los Angeles and throughout the world. Celebrate Colburn takes place at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 7 p.m., followed by a post-performance dinner at a location to be announced. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Matthew Morrison & More Take Bows in Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit Concert!
by Walter McBride - Dec 12, 2017

It was batter up at the Stephen Sondheim Theater last night! Roundabout Theatre Company just presented its Damn Yankees Benefit Concert Reading, starring Whoopi Goldberg as 'Applegate,' Maggie Gyllenhaal as 'Lola,' and Matthew Morrison 'Joe Hardy' and included Stephen Bogardus 'Joe Boyd,' Danny Burstein as 'Van Buren,' Victoria Clark as 'Meg Boyd,' Annie Golden 'Doris,' Julie Halston 'Sister,' Reggie Jackson as 'Mr. Welch,' and Adrienne Warren 'Gloria Thorpe.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Bedlam's SENSE & SENSIBILITY at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Bedlam's Sense & Sensibility plays now through January 14, 2018 at American Repertory Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Scoop: NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE From Tuesday December 12, 2017 - Sunday January 7, 2018 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Dec 12, 2017

Get all the scoop on NBC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE From Tuesday December 12, 2017 - Sunday January 7, 2018, airing on NBC (more...)

Cast Announced For Magic Theatre's World Premiere REEL TO REEL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Jaimie Mayer, Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of John Kolvenbach's World Premiere REEL TO REEL. Previews begin on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Magic Theatre's Fort Mason location, with a press opening on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are on-sale now, and subscriptions to Magic Theatre's 2017-2018 Season are also available. (more...)

New Works by Stephen Adly Guirgis and More Slated for LAByrinth Theater Company's 2018 Barn Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

LAByrinth Theater Company announces the selections for their Annual Barn Series, the award-winning company's free play reading series. Running January 22-28, 2018, this year's Barn Series features new plays written by members of the ensemble company. (more...)

John Kander to Receive Signature Theatre's 2018 Stephen Sondheim Award in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

On March 19, 2018, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor legendary Broadway composer John Kander with the company's ninth Stephen Sondheim Award. (more...)

Roger Guenveur Smith's THE HENDRIX PROJECT Set for The Public's Under the Radar Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

BRIC teams up with the Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival and CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) to present the New York premiere of Roger Guenveur Smith and CNP's The Hendrix Project, January 11-14, 2018, at BRIC House (647 Fulton Street, Downtown Brooklyn), as part of the Public Theater's 2018 Under the Radar Festival. (more...)

Scoop: LUCIFER on FOX - Monday, December 11, 2017
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Get all the scoop on LUCIFER , airing on FOX on Monday, December 11, 2017! (more...)

HBO Garners 12 GOLDEN GLOBE Nominations; Most of Any Network
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

HBO received 12 Golden Globe nominations, the most of any network, for the upcoming 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, which were announced today in Los Angeles. The Golden Globe Awards will be presented Jan. 7 in Los Angeles. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 12/11-12/22 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Dec 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT 12/11-12/22, airing on CBS on Monday, December 11, 2017! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief December 11th, 2017: DAMN YANKEES Benefit Concert, CRUEL INTENTIONS Opens, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Dec 11, 2017

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top news: Cruel Intentions opens off Broadway, Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Earl Jones join forces for Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit, and more! (more...)

CRY BABY Announces Last Dates in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Everybody lied about what it's like to have a baby and she's here to divulge the raw truth. (more...)

Casting Announced for Finborough Theatre's INTO THE NUMBERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Nanking massacre, as well as the first production at the Finborough Theatre building in its 150th anniversary year, the European premiere of Into the Numbers by multi-award-winning American playwright Christopher Chen opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Tuesday, 2 January 2018 (Press Nights: Thursday 4 and Friday 5 January 2018 at 7.30pm). (more...)

Acting For Others Announce Over 150,000 Has Been Raised At This Year's One Night Only At The Ivy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Theatrical charity Acting for Others announces that over 150,000 has been raised at this year's One Night Only at The Ivy setting the record for the highest amount raised from this event. Stars of the stage and screen swapped their costumes for aprons and served diners across two sittings at The Ivy, world-renowned for their unfaltering impeccable service. Heading up the waiting staff this year to ply their trades in bartending, waiting tables, manning cloakrooms and welcoming guests were Noma Dumezweni, Arlene Phillips and Freddie Fox. (more...)

Hoxton Hall Announce Full Cast For World Premiere Of All-Female Musical ORANGES AND ELEPHANTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Karena Johnson, Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall, today announces full cast for the world premi re of Oranges and Elephants, the first production in the venue's all-female spring season Female Parts. The musical centres on two rival female gangs in Victorian London blending Music Hall, Fairground and Musical Theatre storytelling. (more...)

VIDEO: 10 Year-Old Cancer Survivor Paris Strickland Inspires in Goodman Theatre's Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2017

Over four decades, 1.5 million people have delighted in Scrooge's unforgettable discovery of kindness, generosity and love. Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years. This year's spotlight falls on Paris Strickland, the adorable 10 year-old girl with a miraculous story of her own. CBS Sunday Morning chatted with the young actress and her Goodman company. (more...)

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