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Our Town - 1969 - Broadway


ANTA Washington Square Theatre

(New York, NY)
40 W. 4th St.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021
Children's Theatre Company announced today that single tickets are now available for its live, in-person 2021 – 2022 Season, which includes five inspiring productions that will enthrall and delight audiences of all ages.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2021
Contra Costa Civic Theatre will return to live, in-person Main Stage productions this fall with one of the giants of the American theatre, Thornton Wilder’s Our Town. Directed by CCCT’s Executive Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn, and featuring a diverse ensemble of eight actors who portray the 25-plus citizens of Grover’s Corners, Our Town will play for 15 performances from October 1-31.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021
Single tickets for the shows in Asolo Repertory Theatre's 2021-2022 season will go on sale to the public on Monday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2021
The Broadway productions of Is This A Room and Dana H. announced today their general rush policy. Is This A Room begins previews tonight, September 24, 2021, at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre where it will play on a rotating schedule with Dana H., by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters.
by - Sep 23, 2021
This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/23/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021
Fault Line Theatre has released photos of its world premiere production of Alix Sobler’s play Hindsight directed by Founding Artistic Director Aaron Rossini, now playing at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th  Street, New York, NY 10003).
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 22, 2021
Hair, running through September 25th at Circle Theatre in Grand Rapids, is a real blast to a very specific era - and we wanted to catch up with the crew in charge of putting together that look for this latest production. Below we're chatting with the design team!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021
Broadway Records announced today the release of THE RAINBOW LULLABY, the world’s first LGBTQ lullaby album. Conceived by Ryan Bauer-Walsh, the recording includes songs by fifteen LGBTQIA+ writers including Bauer-Walsh, Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby), with performances by over thirty LGBTQIA+ artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021
The Grand Rapids Symphony has announced their 2021-22 concert season of live music planned for in person audiences at DeVos Performance Hall beginning this fall!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2021
The Shakespeare Theatre Company is preparing to welcome fully vaccinated patrons back for the 2021/22 Season.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021
Audiences will laugh twice as hard as funny songmen Brance Cornelius and Alex Mansoori jump onto The Winter Park Playhouse stage in their new cabaret - A Little Off The Top - October 20 and 21, 2021 as part of the theatre's popular Spotlight Cabaret Series. Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy will accompany on piano. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021
The Milford Arts Council's (The MAC) Eastbound Theatre is proud to announce the kickoff of their 2021-2022 season! The first show of the season, Our Town, will be held at Eisenhower Park, home to the MAC's MAC in the Park series.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
Asolo Repertory Theatre will receive a $35,000 grant from The Exchange in support of the 2021-2022 season. The grant represents the continuation of a longstanding relationship between the two Sarasota nonprofits.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
Both a celebration and a call to action, Expand the Canon demands space in the classical canon for more diverse playwrights, many of whom were underproduced or utterly un-produced in their lifetimes. Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre calls upon the national and international theater community to expand its definition of classical theater and include these brilliant writers and artists in their production seasons, publications, classrooms, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021
Full casting and creative teams were announced today for the Broadway productions of Is This A Room, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Tina Satter; and Dana H., by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters, playing Broadway's Lyceum Theatre on a rotating schedule this fall.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2021
Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum presents the world premiere of The Last, Best Small Town, a modern-day “Our Town” by L.A.-based Latinx playwright John Guerra. Performances begin Saturday, July 31 on Theatricum's beautiful outdoor stage in Topanga, where they continue through Nov. 7.
by Gil Kaan - Jun 28, 2021
Theatre 40 resumes their pandemic-interrupted production of Jack Rushen’s lauded TAMING THE LION, re-opening live, back onstage July 9, 2021. Melanie MacQueen directs the cast which includes Landon Beatty, Marie Broderick, Kevin Dulude, Jean Mackie, Sean Rose and Jeffrey Winner. Through the electromagnetic waves of the internet, Jack was most gracious to answer a few of my queries from the comfort of his home in Connecticut.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2021
National New Play Network has announced the winner of the 2021 Smith Prize for Political Theater: Bernardo Cubría. His play The Giant Void in my Soul was nominated for Best Playwright at the 2018 Ovation Awards, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards, and The Stage Raw Awards.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021
The Woodland Opera House announced its upcoming 2021-22 season! Mainstage shows include: Singin’ in the Rain (Sept. 17 – Oct. 10, 2021), Elf the Musical (Nov. 19 – Dec. 12, 2021) and more. Theatre for Families shows include: Curious George: The Golden Meatball (Oct. 29 –  Nov. 7, 2021) , Disney Frozen, Jr. (Jan. 7 –  Jan. 16, 2022) and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021
The acclaimed Sheridan Harbridge performs the career-defining role of Tessa, a brilliant criminal defence lawyer - a winner at the top of her game - who finds herself on the other side of the bar when a date becomes an assault. Does she risk her career or stay silent in a patriarchal justice system where it's her word against his? If Tessa believes in the law, will it believe in her?
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
The refurbished venue includes a transformed brighter foyer space, which is open all day, with a new café bar, redeveloped main auditorium with additional seats, new rehearsal room, revamped and extended backstage facilities, improved interval experience with increased toilet facilities, and most importantly for the first time the building will be accessible throughout.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
Live opera will return this summer with Connecticut Lyric Opera's production of Giacomo Puccini's beloved masterwork La Bohème. The powerful story of love and selflessness, which inspired the Tony and Pulitzer Award-winning rock musical Rent, is presented in partnership with Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
Children's Theatre Company is celebrating the excitement, power, and joy of live theatre with its 2021 - 2022 Season, which includes five inspiring productions that will enthrall and delight audiences of all ages.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021
Dallas Theater Center has announced the return of an in person season complete with their first touring production! The triumphant return includes seven unique productions in addition to their annual production of A Christmas Carol and the Public Works Dallas pageant. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021
Cortland Repertory Theatre is presenting an outdoor “revival” of one of the more popular shows in their long history: the heart-warming musical The Honky Tonk Angels, written by Ted Swindley, who also created the hit musical Always…Patsy Cline. 
by Lorens Portalatin - Jul 8, 2021
Dallas Theater Center has announced the return of an in person season complete with their first touring production!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2021
20th Century USA will be performed before as live audience at San Francisco's Phoenix Theatre July 23, 30, 31, and August 1. MET Artistic Director Lewis Campbell directs. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2021
This professional company will bring four productions, including three world premieres and one workshop production, to the stage in addition to improvisational comedy, play readings, and educational programs for teens and adults. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021
Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced plans to reopen the theatre to live in-person performances as its 62nd season begins October 1.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021
Asolo Rep is opening the doors to the Mertz and Cook Theatres for two hours on Saturday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m. - noon for a special 2021-22 subscription event. This event is free and open to the public.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021
The Park Theatre will open its doors after a 20-year quest. The new performing arts center will have its ribbon cutting on Thursday, August 5, at 11 am.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2021
The musical, being written by multi-award winning UK Composer & Lyricist Darren Clark (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Wicker Husband premieres at Maidstone's Hazlitt Theatre for two performances on the 30th and 31st July.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2021
Kane Repertory Theatre, in partnership with the St. Charles Park District, will present a live outdoor production of the Shakespeare classic Romeo and Juliet at the Historic Pavilion on the Fox River. The play, is directed by Northern Illinois University's Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Geneva resident, Paul Kassel.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021
“As you are now so once were we” is a thought-provoking display of 48 portraits painted onto the glass of the bus station as a touching tribute to the people of Warrington, the impact they have had on their town, and the role our town played in their lives.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
The Players invites anyone who needs assistance accessing tickets to attend, with a guest, for whatever they feel they can pay. Tickets must be reserved ahead of time through the box office. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
Following the run of September in the Rain, Michael Grandage will direct Ian McDiarmid in Julian Barnes' The Lemon Table from 14 to 23 October, ahead of a UK tour.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2021
Contra Costa Civic Theatre will return to live, in-person Main Stage productions this fall with one of the giants of the American theatre, Thornton Wilder's Our Town.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2021
The Peterborough Players will round out its three-show Grand Restart with the U.S. Premiere of Where You Are, a new play written by Canadian playwright Kristen Da Silva. Directed by Tom Frey and performed on the new outdoor Elsewhere Stage at the Players, the “dramedy” will run from September 1-12 at 4:30pm.
by Cary Ginell - Aug 2, 2021
John Guerra's new play brings Thornton Wilder's 'Our Town' up to date with its sensitive portrayal of two families - one white and one Latino - in modern-day Fillmore, California.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2021
Miriam Weisfeld most recently served as Director of Artistic Development for the Tony-winning Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis. She assumes the position on Sept. 1, 2021 but is in Glens Falls Aug. 1-15 observing production of ATF's final show of the season, 'Traffic and Weather,' which opens Aug. 5.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2021
The Hangar Theatre's first ever outdoor summer season closes with An Odyssey, a co-production with The Cherry Arts, running August 27-September 4, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2021
Vivid Stage, formerly Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, is offering two pass options that offer savings and flexibility for its new season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021
Fault Line Theatre will present the world premiere of Alix Sobler’s play Hindsight directed by Founding Artistic Director Aaron Rossini this September 18 - October 23, 2021 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th  Street, New York, NY 10003). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021
This historical comedy is a site-specific and audience interactive piece where the audience is treated as newly arrived airmen at the 762nd Air Force Radar Squadron in June 1969 and about to begin a 12-month tour of duty in North Truro.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2021
The Alliance Theatre has announced its return to the Coca-Cola Stage with the world premiere musical, DARLIN' CORY.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2021
It's a ride on the rails, a trip on the wide-open highway, and a journey into the backwoods of Tennessee. RING OF FIRE brings the music of Johnny Cash to life with an exhilarating story of struggle and success, recklessness and redemption, love and family. With more than two dozen classic Cash hits, including “I Walk the Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” and “Cry Cry Cry,” a multi-talented cast of actor-musicians creates a unique portrait about an American legend in this rollicking and heartfelt stage production.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 12, 2021
Ahead of the premiere, BroadwayWorld had the chance to speak to Heder about how the film came to be, how she ended up casting actors from famed theater Deaf West, and how working on a bilingual set became part of her artistic routine.