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Closing:October 20, 1974

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by David Friscic - Sep 29, 2022
The “awful grace of God” (from Aeschylus----prominently displayed on Robert F. Kennedy’s grave) has been a line I all too well understand as a Catholic---in the current and intellectually thrilling production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning, Aeschylus is more than apt.  These characters are given grace in circumstances that often resemble “The Dark Night of the Soul” (St. John of the Cross). The Studio Theatre is presenting a play that grabs hold of the mind and heart with a compelling dramatic throughline for all those who have thought about the role of the sacred in a secular society.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022
Vatican Falls, the controversial play written by Frank J. Avella that closely examines the Catholic sex abuse scandal while telling real survivor stories and exploring the fictional journey of one particular survivor will make its world premiere this Fall in a limited engagement run Off-Broadway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
Laguna Playhouse has announced that JoBeth Williams (“Poltergeist,” “The Big Chill”) and Peter Strauss (“Rich Man, Poor Man,” “The Jericho Mile”) are set to star in the upcoming World Premiere production, based on the 1975 ABC Theatre Presentation that starred Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier, of LOVE AMONG THE RUINS.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 31, 2018
Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will celebrate the holidays with the imaginative and radiant Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, a sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, from November 28 to December 23 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, according to Artistic Director Sean Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.
by Tori Hartshorn - Oct 25, 2018
Senior Illustrator and Production Designer Ed Verreaux, Scenic Artist Jim Fiorito and Set Designer and Art Director William F. Matthews join Oscar-nominated Production Designer Jeannine Oppewall as recipients of the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Lifetime Achievement Award. They will be honored at the 23rdAnnual ADG Excellence in Production Design Awards, themed “Production Design: Landscape of the Imagination,” at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown in the Wilshire Grand Ballroom on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 10, 2018
NETWORK begins previews tonight, November 10 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2019
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce Music Mondays, the summer concert series for July and August, with all shows at 8 pm.
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2018
Gloucester Stage Company opens its 39th season of professional theater on May 11 with the world premiere of Madame Defarge, Wendy Kesselman's new musical inspired by Charles Dicken's classic A Tale of Two Cities. The world premiere musical runs from May 11 through June 2 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. A passionate re-imagining of Dickens' infamous Madame Defarge illuminates this new musical by Wendy Kesselman.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Bass player John Snow will return to curate, music direct and emcee Odyssey Theatre Ensemble’s live Music at the Odyssey series this summer with celebrations honoring Joni Mitchell, Stephen Sondheim and Nina Simone.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2019
Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love hilarious and heartbreaking. Twins are separated during a shipwreck and are forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on Olivia, who falls for Viola but is idolized by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister is it possible for this to all end well? Well, it IS a comedy!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2018
Ed Herendeen, Founder and Producing Director of the Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) at Shepherd University, will showcase the Festival's 2018 season at the Shepherdstown Sneak Peek. The Festival, which takes place throughout the month of July, will produce six new plays, including five world premieres. During the Sneak Peek, Herendeen will welcome and moderate a discussion between the creative team of A Late Morning (in America) with Ronald Reagan, playwright Michael Weller and director Sam Weisman.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018
Abingdon Theatre Company (Tony Speciale, Artistic Director; Denise Dickens, Producing Director) continues its 2017-2018 Ghostlight Reading Series this month with a provocative new work inspired by the legacy of legendary comic Lenny Bruce: Buyer Beware, a new play by Michael Weller, will receive a reading presentation Monday March 26 at 7PM at The DR2 Theatre, 101 E. 15th Street. The event is free but reservations are required. Visit abingdontheatre.org for reservations and further information including casting updates.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2019
Cherry Lane Theatre proudly announces that its current production of ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, which opened on March 7 and initially set to run through April 7, will now extend its run through April 21, 2019. ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED is a new play by Matt Williams and directed by John Pasquin.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2019
Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents Pulitzer, Tony and Oscar Award-winning playwright, John Patrick Shanley's (Doubt: A Parable, Moonstruck), Outside Mullingar, directed by Karen Allen (Film: Raiders of The Lost Ark, Scrooged, Animal House; BTG: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Moonchildren, Extremities). 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 5, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Jill Eikenberry as she returns to the stage with Here I Go Again! along with Michael Tucker and special guest David Rasche on Monday, July 1 at 8 pm as part of Bay Street Theater's Music Mondays concert series. Tickets are on sale now at baystreet.org and through the Box Office at 631-725-9500.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2018
New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the premiere of Fern Hill by Michael Tucker (L.A. Law, Radio Days), from August 9 through September 9, 2018.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
Oscar, Emmy  and  Golden Globe nominated actress JoBeth Williams and Award winning Broadway, film and television actor Harris Yulin are set to star in the next monthly digital presentation of the new play  We Have To Hurry, streaming live via Broadway on Demand for two performances only, Saturday, July 10th at 8pm and Sunday, July 11th at 3pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2018
The Theatre Group at SBCC will start the season July 11-28, 2018 in the Garvin Theatre with the musical, GREASE.  Book, lyrics and music by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2021
Oscar, Emmy  and  Golden Globe nominated actress JoBeth Williams and Award winning Broadway, film and television actor Harris Yulin are set to star in the next monthly digital presentation of the new play  We Have To Hurry, streaming live via Broadway on Demand.
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 A.A. Cristi - Jun 19, 2019
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Jill Eikenberry performing her show Here I Go Again with Michael Tucker and special guest David Rasche on Monday, July 1 at 8 pm as part of Bay Street Theater's Music Mondays concert series. Tickets range from $69 - $89 and are on sale now at baystreet.org and through the Box Office at 631-725-9500.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2018
MOONCHILDREN by Michael Weller will be performed July 20th-22nd at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios.
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.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 15, 2018
Milwaukee Repertory Theater's Associate Artistic Director May Adrales is the recipient of this year's Alan Schneider Director Award. The award was presented late yesterday at Theatre Communications Group's national conference in St. Louis, MS.  The award is designed to identify and assist exceptional directors whose talent has been demonstrated through work in specific regions, but who may not be well known nationally.   With it comes a cash prize of $7,500, which may be used for travel, research or other activities specifically focused on the directing craft or related career opportunities.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2019
Director Mark Clements and Executive Director Chad Bauman are expanding the leadership team at Milwaukee Repertory Theater with three exceptional female leaders.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021
This weekend, Emmy  and  Golden Globe nominated actress JoBeth Williams and Award winning Broadway, film and television actor Harris Yulin star in the the digital presentation of the new play  We Have To Hurry, streaming live via Broadway on Demand for two performances only.
by Walter McBride - Jul 24, 2018
New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, will soon present the premiere of Fern Hill by Michael Tucker (L.A. Law, Radio Days), from August 9 through September 9, 2018.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018
MOONCHILDREN by Michael Weller will be performed July 20th-22nd at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018
MOONCHILDREN by Michael Weller will be performed July 20th-22nd at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
This July, Berkshire Theatre Group will present Songs For a New World, the first musical by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA, and also the 2022 Colonial Concert Series: Featuring Broadway Luminaries Chita Rivera and Charl Brown at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 9, 2018
THE ATTIC THEATER COMPANY and TED CAINE are pleased to present the world premiere production of JERICHO, by Academy Award nominee (Ragtime) and Drama Desk award-winning playwright Michael Weller (Moonchildren), directed by artistic director Laura Braza (Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone?). JERICHO will play a four-week limited engagement at The Wild Project (195 E 3rd St, New York, NY 10009). Performances begin Saturday, January 20 and continue through Saturday, February 10, 2018. Opening Night is Thursday, January 25 (7:00 p.m.). Tickets are $26 (includes $1 facility fee) available at www.thewildproject.com
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2019
ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams, will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), with previews starting on February 26 prior to an official opening on March 7, it has been announced by Cherry Lane founder Angelina Fiordellisi and artistic director Seri Lawrence. The play is directed by John Pasquin, with whom Mr. Williams has a long-standing collaboration, including the popular television series "Home Improvement."
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018
The Attic Theater Company and Ted Caine will present the world premiere production of JERICHO, by Academy Award nominee (Ragtime) and Drama Desk award-winning playwright Michael Weller (Moonchildren), directed by artistic director Laura Braza (Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone?).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 9, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Kevin Conway, actor and director on stage and screen, has died. He was 77.
by Walter McBride - Feb 9, 2020
Earlier today, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Kevin Conway, actor and director on stage and screen, has died. He was 77.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2019
The Nora Theatre Company is proud to present Photograph 51 from March 14 to April 15, 2019 and is directed by Rebecca Bradshaw. The press performance is Monday, March 18 at 7:30PM. Photograph 51 is a Catalyst Collaborative@MIT Production and is part of The Brit d'Arbeloff Women in Science Production Series
by Julie Musbach - Feb 26, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jill Eikenberry in Here I Go Again!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019
ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams, will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), with previews starting on February 26 prior to an official opening on March 7, it has been announced by Cherry Lane founder Angelina Fiordellisi and artistic director Seri Lawrence. The play is directed by John Pasquin, with whom Mr. Williams has a long-standing collaboration, including the popular television series "Home Improvement."
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2019
ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, a new play by Matt Williams, will be given its world-premiere production at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), with previews starting on February 26 prior to an official opening on March 7, it has been announced by Cherry Lane founder Angelina Fiordellisi and artistic director Seri Lawrence. The play is directed by John Pasquin, with whom Mr. Williams has a long-standing collaboration, including the popular television series "Home Improvement."
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of the romantic comedy, "The Cemetery Club," on Monday, February 25, at 7 p.m.  Written by Ivan Menchell, the reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series. Tickets are $20 each. 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2018
The Theatre Group at SBCC will present will be the comedy thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Katie Laris, February 28-March 17, 2018  in the Garvin Theatre. This intricate, time traveling, comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 1, 2018
According to the Daily News, stage and screen star Louis Zorich passed away earlier this week. He was 93 years old.
by Julie Musbach - Dec 5, 2018
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jill Eikenberry in Here I Go Again!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
The Attic Theater Company and Ted Caine will present the world premiere production of JERICHO, by Academy Award nominee (Ragtime) and Drama Desk award-winning playwright Michael Weller (Moonchildren), directed by artistic director Laura Braza (Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone?).
by Julie Musbach - Dec 11, 2018
Cherry Lane Theatre is proud to announce dates for its upcoming Off-Broadway presentation of Matt Williams' ACTUALLY, WE'RE F**KED, directed by John Pasquin. Performances will begin on February 26, the production will open on March 7, and run through April 7, 2019 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). Tickets are $65-$95 and are available at www.CherryLaneTheatre.org
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2018
As previously announced, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Jill Eikenberry in Here I Go Again! The Golden Globe winner returns to the Feinstein's/54 Below stage with more songs from her life and her career, this time joined by a few very special guests. Now joining the previously announced Tony Award winners Joanna Gleason (Into the Woods) and Randy Graff (City of Angels) is the celebrated writer, performer and composer David Rasche (Little Miss Sunshine, Sledge Hammer!).
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2018
In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2018
NJ Rep located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the world premiere of Michael Tucker's Fern Hill, August 9 through September 9.  Fern Hill is helmed by Australian director, Nadia Tass, and stars Jill Eikenberry (L.A. Law, Moonchildren), John Glover (Smallville, Waiting for Godot), Dee Hoty (Bright Star, Mamma Mia!), Jodi Long (Sullivan and Son, Flower Drum Song), Tom McGowan (Frasier, Wicked, Chicago), and David Rasche (Speed-the-Plow, Veep, Burn After Reading). 

Moonchildren Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Moonchildren been nominated for?
Distinguished Direction (Obie Awards) for John Pasquin.

What awards has Moonchildren won?
Distinguished Direction (Obie Awards) for John Pasquin.

What productions of Moonchildren have there been?
Moonchildren has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1973 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1987.