Noises Off Broadway

NOISES OFF is an ingenious play-within-a-play which follows a touring company as they rehearse and present a bedroom farce called Nothing On, filled with slamming doors, mistaken identities, infidelities and scantily clad women. As the characters make their exits from Nothing On, they find themselves in hilarious situations where anything that can go awry, does. In the end, the onstage and offstage worlds collide, creating a scandalously silly and fabulously funny nervous breakdown.

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by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
The Theatre World Awards will celebrate the 2019 Theatre World Award Honorees, the 7th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre Honoree Nathan Lane, and the 11th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree Hampton Fluker at the landmark 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 3, 2019 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street), home of the sensational Broadway hit, The Cher Show.
by Sarah Hookey - May 29, 2019
 Currently celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is set to end the season with a bang this summer when the smash-hit musical Mamma Mia! arrives at the theatre. With over 60 million people having seen this worldwide phenomenon, for its 25th Anniversary Season, Way Off Broadway is bringing this international sensation to the Frederick stage for the very first time.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW continues to play to packed houses as it tours the length and breadth of the UK and in frightfully fabulous fashion rolls into Wolverhampton at the Grand Theatre from Monday 14 - Saturday 19 October 2019, starring Strictly Come Dancing's Joanne Clifton as Janet Wiess.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
The ARTS at Marks Garage and the Open Home Performance Network present the Hawai?i state premiere of Indecent, the acclaimed 2017 Tony nominee for Best Play. Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel and directed by Lurana Donnels O'Malley, Indecent tells the true story of the play which featured the first same-sex kiss on Broadway in 1923, leading to the arrest of its entire Yiddish theatre troupe for obscenity.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 23, 2019
Broadway and music industry luminaries gathered for a reading that featured Tony-nominee Anika Larsen (Beautiful) portraying Elaine Miller the mother of the film's protagonist, William. The role was made famous by Frances McDormand in the film.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 21, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group continues the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG's programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2019
SHADOWLAND STAGES (Brendan Burke, Producing Artistic Director) today announced completion of casting for MEMOIRS OF A FORGOTTEN MAN by D.W. Gregory - the first production of the theatre's 2019 season.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play Doubt, A Parable opens tonight at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019
Her Sunday In the Park With George co-star Jake Gyllenhaal joins her onstage for a duet from the show, 'Move On'. See a clip of their reunion!
by Sarah Hookey - May 16, 2019
 Windy City Playhouse's critically hailed of immersive staging of Michael Frayn's "Noises Off," the side-splitting play-within-a-play, will complete its run on Sunday, May 16 at the Playhouse's Flagship location, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company finishes its 25th Anniversary Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with a new version of Georges Feydeau's farce by David Ives, A Flea in Her Ear. The production is directed by Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Director of Creative Education and Outreach, Jeremy Dubin and features a 14 person cast with CSC Resident Ensemble Members Billy Chace, Kelly Mengelkoch, Sara, and Matthew Lewis Johnson. A Flea in Her Ear is generously sponsored by Murphy Landen Jones PLLC and J.P. Morgan.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Cabaret, the Tony Award-winning musical that will close the company's 2018/19 Season. Susi Damilano will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer.
by Neil Shurley - May 14, 2019
The audience I saw it with often exploded with laughter.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Reviewing a comic show can be a strange experience - if you're not laughing and everyone else is, how should you judge it? And does the very act of critiquing limit your potential enjoyment? BroadwayWorld reviewers share their thoughts!
by Sarah Hookey - May 14, 2019
Currently celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is set to end the season with a bang this summer when the smash-hit musical Mamma Mia! arrives at the theatre. With over 60 million people having seen this worldwide phenomenon, for its 25th Anniversary Season, Way Off Broadway is bringing this international sensation to the Frederick stage for the very first time.
by Cybele Pomeroy - Jun 8, 2019
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is a farce about a whodunnit that keeps going in spite of itself. It begins at 'funny,' blazes past 'hilarious' and 'side-splitting' straight to 'uproarious,' then ramps it up in Act II. The award-winning script includes slapstick, repetition, mispronunciation, callbacks, prop comedy, crowding, unexpected entrances, pantomime, reversals, costume malfunctions, role switching, overacting, inappropriateness and an astonishing number and variety of spit-takes. The eight cast members are in every way awe-inspiring and terrific. Get it right and go to THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG. Being left out of the fun would be an awful shame.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth returns to her hometown of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, June 9-15 to lead the fifth annual Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Boot Camp to help mold dozens of students who hope to make a career in the theatre arts industry.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019
An Atlas, A Necktie & Other Concerns, playing at the Tarragon Theatre Mainspace as part of the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival, centres around four 30-something women with wildly differing views on how to live a fulfilling life. When these lifelong friends find themselves trapped in a mysterious escape room, old grudges start to bubble. If they can't get past the pain they've caused each other and learn to work together, they may never escape.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with The Good Person of Szechwan by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Wendy Arons and adapted by Tony Kushner, playing July 3 through July 21, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, July 3. Tickets will be available starting at 10am on the day of the show through TodayTix and the Cal Shakes Box Office at 510.548.9666.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre presents the first production of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series: "Mamma Mia!," the Tony Award-nominated musical based on the songs of ABBA.  
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
UNPLUGGED AT CRAZY COQS Launches This Summer at Crazy Coqs, with a stellar line-up including Trevor Dion Nicholas, Sharon Sexton, Rob Fowler, Declan Bennett, Simon Gordon, Caroline Kay and lots more.
by Marianka Swain - Jun 26, 2019
London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Jason Robert Brown and Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals to riotous comedy, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the Bay Area premiere of Dance Nation, Clare Barron's award-winning play about pre-teen competitive dancers. Becca Wolff will direct the Playhouse production, with choreography by Kimberly Richards.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
The Cape Playhouse at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Michael Rader and Executive Producer Joe Grandy, announce complete casting for The Cape Playhouse's upcoming production of the Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Olivier award winning musical Once.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture-making in the East Village with the 201 9-20 Season from September 6, 2019 through June 2020. All productions are chosen through a submission process and the curated season is co-presented by the Theater at the 14th Street Y. From a wide range of artists the season is a deliberate program of artistic discourse around the theme of Life and Death.
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 20, 2019
Rebe Staub directs a lush version of the classic in time for the Royal Ascot races, matching the famous race scene to the season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Lovers of new theatre will gather this August for an advance look at tomorrow's hits at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2019 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. This unique festival offers audiences an extraordinary opportunity to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development, and hear about the creative process in a "Meet the Artists" panel discussion. With multiple performances of each work, playwrights and composers are able to revise and refine their shows during the festival, allowing audiences to view the exciting evolution of brand new pieces of theatre. The popular festival runs August 9 - 18, 2019 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Festival passes ($65 general$49 season subscribers) and single event tickets ($20) can be purchased online at theatreworks.org or by calling (650) 463-1960.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces the cast and creative teams for the 201920 Season shows 2 Pianos 4 Hands, The Niceties, The Nerd and Nunsense.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2019
by Jared West - Jun 19, 2019
Anything that can go wrong will go wrong, as the infamous Murphy is so often quoted. In THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, just closed at the Winspear Opera House, nothing could be truer - and you will never laugh so hard because of it.
by Jade Kops - Jun 18, 2019
Darling of Broadway and screen Megan Hilty delivers her endearing blend of comedy and expressive musical interpretation at her Sydney Opera House debut.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019
With The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's current 25th Anniversary Season coming to a close, the theatre has announced auditions for Little Shop of Horrors, the opening show of its 2019/2020 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre presents the first production of the 2019 Nutmeg Summer Series: 'Mamma Mia!,' the Tony Award-nominated musical based on the songs of ABBA.
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 17, 2019
He is one of the entertainment industry's most recognizable faces, having appeared on screen in American Beauty, Grace and Frankie, Center Stage, Sex, Lies, and Videotape, and so many others.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
The Road Theatre Company announces that the fourth and final show of its 2018-2019 season, the Los Angeles premiere of AT THE TABLE, written by Michael Perlman and directed by Judith Moreland is EXTENDING through SATURDAY, JULY 20 at the Road Theatre on Lankershim, 5108 Lankershim Blvd.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019
Michael Frayn's award winning Noises Off makes a welcome return to the Lyric Hammersmith nearly forty years since it premiered to great acclaim at the theatre in 1982 and instantly became an iconic British comedy. The multi award winning backstage comedy, which runs from 27 June until 27 July, will be directed by Jeremy Herrin and designed by Max Jones in a new production.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
Primary Stages announced today that Mary Bacon (The Roads to Home ) will join the cast of Little Women, written by Kate Hamill (Pride and Prejudice), based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott, and directed by Sarna Lapine
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces the full company for the UK premiere of the musical of Robert James Waller's bestselling novel The Bridges of Madison County in a new staging by Trevor Nunn.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019
The Cape Playhouse at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts announces complete casting for their upcoming production of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning musical A Chorus Line.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
The Old Vic today announces casting for Lucy Prebble's new play A Very Expensive Poison, based on the book by Luke Harding and directed by John Crowley. The cast includes Thomas Arnold, Tom Brooke, MyAnna Buring, Callum Coates, Marc Graham, Amanda Hadingue, Yasmine Holness-Dove, Lloyd Hutchinson, Robyn Moore, Peter Polycarpou, Sarah Seggari, Michael Shaeffer, Reece Shearsmith, Gavin Spokes and Bea Svistunenko. A Very Expensive Poison opens at The Old Vic on 5 September with previews from 20 August.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Rose Theatre Productions present Marie Jones' Olivier Award winning comedy Stones in His Pockets, which comes to Theatre Royal Brighton from Monday 29 July - Saturday 3 August as part of a UK and Ireland tour.
by Marianka Swain - Jul 3, 2019
Do not anger the theatre gods, for their vengeance is swift and mighty. On press night of Michael Frayn's peerless portrait of backstage disasters, the Lyric suffered its own "technical difficulties", adding a distinctly meta frisson to this already gloriously layered comedy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
After a highly acclaimed and previously sold-out tour in 2018, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em is back by popular demand and will tour the UK in 2020. Joe Pasquale returns as the loveable but accident-prone Frank Spencer in the stage production of the classic 1970s TV comedy, Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Sarah Earnshaw is returning as his long-suffering wife Betty and Susie Blake his disapproving mother-in-law, Mrs Fisher. Further casting to be announced. The stage adaptation is by Guy Unsworth, based on the original TV series by Raymond Allen. Guy Unsworth will also be directing.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Michael Frayn's award winning Noises Off makes a welcome return to the Lyric Hammersmith nearly forty years since it premiered to great acclaim at the theatre in 1982 and instantly became an iconic British comedy. The multi award winning backstage comedy, which runs from 27 June until 27 July, will be directed by Jeremy Herrin and designed by Max Jones in a new production.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture-making in the East Village with the 2019-20 Season from September 6, 2019 through June 2020. All productions are chosen through a submission process and the curated season is co-presented by the Theater at the 14th Street Y. From a wide range of artists, the season is a deliberate program of artistic discourse around the theme of Life and Death.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
People's Light wraps up summer with a music-infused production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town. Long after it won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Wilder's masterwork remains one of the most popular plays of all time, reminding audiences across the country that there is beauty in the ordinary.
by Kathleen Morgan - Jul 16, 2019
Kalburgi's show, Broadway or Bust, is a celebration of community theatre: the journey, the tribe, and everything that comes with it. 
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Cape Playhouse at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts production of the Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Olivier award winning musical Once.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
It has been reported that the acclaimed revival of the hilarious slapstick classic, Noises Off! is aiming for a West End run.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the summer intern production, INCOGNITO by Nick Payne, directed by Bay Street's DirectingProducing intern Kellie M. Beck and starring Bay Street Theater's 2019 Acting Apprentices. This production will run as a show directed, produced, designed and acted entirely by the summer intern company at Bay Street Theater. Performances run from August 8 - 10 with twilight performances at 4 pm.  Tickets will be sold as Pay What You Can style directly at the box office.