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Mother Courage and Her Children - 1978 - Off-Broadway

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American Place Theatre

(New York, NY)
266 West 37th Street, Floor 22
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2019
a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Lantern Theater Company launches its 2019/20 season with the Philadelphia premiere of Ralph Manheim's translation of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht, which begins previews tonight. Focusing on a shady businessman's rise to power, Brecht wrote this brilliant drama on the eve of World War II as a parable about the rise of Hitler and fascism. Lantern Artistic Director Charles McMahon directs a cast that includes Anthony Lawton as Arturo Ui, with Mary Lee Bednarek, Charlie DelMarcelle, Julia Hopkins, Gregory Isaac, Jered McLenigan, David Pica, Brian Anthony Wilson, and Frank X. Theater critics and members of the press are invited to request press comps for opening night on Wednesday, September 11 at 7 p.m. by contacting Anne Shuff at ashuff@lanterntheater.org. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui runs Thursday, September 5 through Sunday, October 13, 2019; a complete schedule of performances and audience enrichment events is included in the fact sheet below.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2019
Nadine Garner (The Blake Mysteries) stars alongside Gig Clarke (The Code), Nicholas Denton (Wild), Paul Goddard (Pulse), Yalin Ozucelik (Othello) and Dan Spielman (Macbeth) in the Australian premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51, a delicate exploration of sacrifice in the pursuit of science, love and a place in history.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 18, 2020
SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, and Stars in the House will present its next offering of Plays in the House. Plays in the House airs special performances of live readings of classic, award-winning plays, until Broadway reopens.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021
WAM Theatre presents the US premiere of KAMLOOPA: AN INDIGENOUS MATRIARCH STORY by Kim Senklip Harvey, winner of Canada's prestigious Governor General's Award for English Language Drama, directed by Estefanía Fadul (WAM's Native Gardens, The Oregon Trail). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2020
Redefining a new season with the arrival of 2020's digital theatre opus, Aadyam - the theatre initiative by the Aditya Birla Group - embraces change by creating a world class showcase with Aadyam - The Digital Edition.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2019
Jeremy Herrin announced today that after 7 years as Artistic Director of Headlong he will be stepping down in 2020 to pursue a career as a freelance director. During the seven years Herrin has led the company it has experienced remarkable success with his own productions such as the ground-breaking The Nether which played at the Royal Court and in the West End; the multi-award-winning People, Places and Things by Duncan Macmillan which played at the National Theatre, on tour in the UK, in the West End and at St Ann's Warehouse; Jack Thorne and Stephen Warbeck's Junkyard on tour in the UK; James Graham's This House on tour in the UK and in the West End; and Graham's Olivier Award-Winning play Labour of Love in the West End.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie today announces the full casting for his revival of Guys and Dolls - Natalie Casey (Miss Adelaide), Darragh Cowley (Lt Brannigan), Dafydd Emyr (Big Jule), Jacob Fisher (Harry the Horse), Adrian Hansel (Benny Southstreet), Dawn Hope (General Cartwright), Kadiff Kirwan (Sky Masterson), TJ Lloyd (Nicely-Nicely Johnson), Matthew Malthouse (Rusty Charlie), Martin Marquez (Nathan Detroit), Ross McLaren (Angie the Ox), Garry Robson (Arvide Abernathy), and Alex Young (Sarah Brown) with Shaquille Brush (Havana Boy), Frances Camier (Havana Girl), Charlotte Coggin, Adam Denman, Emily Dunn, Tash Holway, Samantha Hull, Kate Playdon and Anthony Starr. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 18 January 2020.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 7, 2019
As the first professional Aboriginal production in Los Angeles, The 7 Stages of Grieving holds a mirror up to America by sharing Australia's Aboriginal people's fight for equality and recognition.
by Walter McBride - Oct 27, 2019
In September, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that opera singer Jessye Norman had died. Today we remember her by taking a look back in our photo archives.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021
Following the success of its sold out run in 2019, the Orange Tree Theatre today announces the return of Terence Rattigan's While The Sun Shines, directed by OT Artistic Director Paul Miller. Rebecca Collingwood, Conor Glean and Sophie Khan Levy join original cast members John Hudson, Philip Labey, Michael Lumsden and Jordan Mifsúd.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2019
New casting has been announced for the multi award-winning West End production of HAMILTON as the show enters its third year at the Victoria Palace Theatre. Also announced is the release of further tickets with the show now booking in London to 28 March 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2021
Back by popular demand, the Olivier and Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted by Simon Stephens from the novel by Mark Haddon, and directed by Marianne Elliott (War Horse, Angels in America, Company) will open at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre on 20 November before embarking on a UK and Ireland tour.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2020
The Paper has reported that Purdue’s Department of Theatre has announced plans for their  2020-21 season, featuring online productions and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the expansion of its online programs and events through August 2020. Arena Artistic Director Molly Smith has curated a diverse and engaging Spring/Summer Season, Looking Forward, connecting artists and audiences locally and nationally.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2020
Nationally acclaimed new play development theatre, Southern Rep, finds itself in a heartbreaking situation. Ticket sales and mainstage subscriptions are at an all-time high. Arts education programming is thriving. Audiences are raving about the work and the company's new venue, the former St. Rose de Lima Church on Bayou Road. And still, Southern Rep finds itself in an urgent financial crisis as it navigates the expenses of moving into their new home.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2021
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host its popular multi-arts day camp virtually this summer. Following on the success of last year's online format, Virtual Camp Arena Stage will provide youth ages 8 – 15 with the opportunity to perform, explore and create art while building long-lasting valuable relationships.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for Romeo & Juliet, directed by Ola Ince, designed by Jacob Hughes, which will open the 2020 Summer Season on Tuesday 14 April.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020
New York's Cherry Lane Theatre has partnered with Vermont's JAG Productions to present the World Premiere of Nathan Yungerberg's Esai's Table, directed by Obie Award Winner Stevie Walker-Webb (Jordan Cooper's Ain't No Mo' at the Public) which will begin performances on March 19 before its opening night on March 31 running through April 25, 2020 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street). 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2021
On Friday, April 2, 2021, Steinway & Sons releases SIMPLE MUSIC, a complete recording of the rarely heard book of 33 miniatures from music for stage and screen by Georgia's legendary composer Giya Kancheli, performed and reimagined by two intrepid masters of their instruments: pianist Jenny Lin and accordion virtuoso Guy Klucevsek. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2021
Oregon Shakespeare Festival has announced the month-long, five-play O! Reading Series. For this new initiative, five directors who are part of OSF’s artistic staff have each chosen a play to be performed as a live digital staged reading by some of OSF’s favorite actors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
Quintessence Theatre Group will present a full virtual production of Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth, directed by Artistic Director Alexander Burns, July 19 – August 1. The production features Rachel Bay Jones and Benim Foster as Mrs. Maggie Antrobus and Mr. George Antrobus. Leigha Kato stars as Sabina.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its newly created virtual audition intensive. Developed and led by Arena Stage's Community Engagement department, the online intensive prepares students and artists ages 16-22 for careers in theater with group and private coaching sessions in audition techniques.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2021
Ms. Champlin, who co-hosted the Late Night Cabaret in 2019, returns to TBTS with her new show On the Funny Side of the Street. Mr. Rodriguez, who will be making his debut at the historic barn theatre, will perform his latest concert, All is Fair in Love, which features an evening of love songs.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2021
Quintessence Theatre Group presents a full virtual production of Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth, directed by Artistic Director Alexander Burns, streaming through August 1.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2020
Today's top stories: the 2013 cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella will reunite this week, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
Meet the cast of HAMILTON in the West End for the return performances which begin on 19 August 2021 at the Victoria Palace Theatre. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2020
On this day, we celebrate the birthday of Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tony Kushner!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 8, 2020
New York's Cherry Lane Theatre has partnered with Vermont's JAG Productions to present the World Premiere of Nathan Yungerberg's Esai's Table, directed by Obie Award Winner Stevie Walker-Webb (Jordan Cooper's Ain't No Mo' at the Public) which will begin performances on March 19 before its opening night on April 1 running through April 25, 2020 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020
Theatre Royal Bath has announced the appointment of internationally acclaimed and multi-award-winning theatre and opera director Deborah Warner as the new Artistic Director of the Ustinov Studio. Her inaugural season will be Autumn 2020 with full details and programming to be announced in due course.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2020
Enjoy a reading of selected scenes from Daemond Arrindell's new play, and offer vital feedback towards the final development of the piece. Auntie Val is being developed as part of  Engaged Theatre, the flagship program of Freehold's Lab. We take the practice out into the world around us as we  seek to build authentic relationships through active involvement - bringing productions developed in the Lab to extraordinary audiences: prisons, trauma centers, a youth detention facility, shelters and an active  Military base. These audiences demand greater honesty from the actors and the stories resonate with them in unexpected ways.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 22, 2020
After a lifetime overthinking every second of every day, cabarettist Molly Pope sets up camp at the Duplex to search for the one thing that has always escaped her: a good time.  Armed with the two things absolutely necessary for a good timea?"a gay man and a piano a?" she draws on a trove of old songs, new songs, and why-the-hell-not songs in changing mostly sets.
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2020
2019 has come and gone, and we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the full company for the world premiere of Eduardo Machado's (Havana Is Waiting, The Cook) Celia and Fidel.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2020
Imy Wyatt Corner today announces Jade Williams will perform Everywoman. The one-woman show, directed by Amelia Sears and written anonymously, opens on 18 February, with previews from 17 February and runs until 22 February.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2021
Holmdel Theatre Company will kick off their 2021 Broadway Outside the Barn series with NICHOLAS RODRIGUEZ: The First Time... on Saturday, April 24th at 7 PM ET. Making his Holmdel debut, the Broadway actor (Tarzan) will perform his acclaimed solo show to a socially distanced audience outside the Duncan Smith Theater.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2020
Pulitzer Prize winning author Tony Kushner and best-selling author Sarah Vowell in conversation about Lincoln's Legacy on Thursday, March 5 at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) has been postponed until the fall (before the Presidential selection), due to a scheduling conflict.   Full ticket refunds will be available at the point of purchase.
by Jim Munson - Feb 26, 2020
Bay Area acting luminary Wilma Bonet is currently starring in the Magic Theatre's world premiere of a?oeDon't Eat the Mangos,a?? Ricardo Pérez González' wickedly funny drama about a Puerto Rican family confronting its own legacy. Bonet has had a remarkably long and varied theater career, including six years with the San Francisco Mime Troupe and stints with most of the top-tier Bay Area theater companies. BroadwayWorld spoke with her just a week before performances of a?oeMangosa?? were set to begin. In conversation, Bonet is plainspoken and quick to laugh, with an enduring passion for political theater underlying her responses.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2021
​​​​​​​UM to Present 'Mother Courage and Her Children' Play – The School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Montana will stream its next play, a meaty and modern adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's masterwork, “Mother Courage and Her Children,” March 10-21.
by Keith Waits - Feb 24, 2020
Song Of Capitulation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for A Thousand Splendid Suns, adapted for the stage by Ursula Rani Sarma and based on the 2007 New York Times bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini (Kite Runner). Set in 1992 in war-torn Afghanistan, this gripping story centers around a friendship that develops between two Afghan women following a tragedy. While facing insurmountable odds of a brutal and oppressive way of life, the two form an unlikely bond in a heart-rending fight for survival. Directed by Carey Perloff, A Thousand Splendid Suns runs January 17 - March 1, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 31, 2019
Irondale Ensemble, an immersive home for theater and imaginative artist audience connections, will present The Good Soul of Szechuan, January 29-February 22 as part two of their three-part Bertolt Brecht series Brecht in Exile. Following last winter's production of The Life of Galileo, the ensemble will present the third and final installment Mother Courage and Her Children later next season in an exploration honoring and exploring Brecht's commitment to bring together both art and politics to invoke a new way of thinking.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2019
The Everyman has announced full casting for the 2020 production of Jonathan Harvey's hilariously twisted comic drama Our Lady of Blundellsands.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 6, 2020
Eric Bentley, revered drama critic, translator, playwright, poet, educator and stage director, passed away yesterday at age 103. Bentley's criticism is noteworthy for covering practical, aesthetic, and philosophical aspects of theatre, stemming from a belief that art must rescue humanity from meaninglessness.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2020
Eric Bentley, revered drama critic, translator, playwright, poet, educator and stage director, has passed away at age 103.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2020
Projects with Jason launches its new live stream series, a?oeArtists in Conversationa??, with a special live event featuring Academy and Tony Award winning actor Kevin Kline on Saturday
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021
Irondale will present a radio drama of Mother Courage and Her Children, April 15-May 1, as the third and final installment of their three-part Bertolt Brecht series Brecht in Exile. the ensemble honors and explores Brecht’s commitment to bring together both art and politics in a play that continues to speak to audiences at any moment in history.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2021
Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams this Tuesday, April 13 at 7:15 pm ET, celebrating San Francisco and The Bay Area with host Scott Barbarino.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2021
Purdue University's Department of Theatre is presenting “Mother Courage and Her Children” by Bertolt Brecht. This weekend's production will be available virtually April 16-18 from the Nancy T. Hansen Theatre in Pao Hall in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance.
by Erica Handel - Apr 1, 2021
Broadway actor Nicholas Rodriguez will perform his solo concert titled The First Time… as part of the “Broadway Outside the Barn” series at Holmdel Theatre Company on April 24. Award-winning Broadway, TV, film actor and recording artist, Nicholas Rodriguez, explores life, love and longing through an intimate evening featuring new interpretations of songs from the world of pop, jazz, folk and musical theatre. The music of John Denver to Joni Mitchell, Frankie Valli to Phantom of the Opera. You always remember your first time….