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Our Town - 2017 - Regional (US)


Set in the idyllic village of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, Our Town is a glimpse into the American experience of small town life that captures the universal experience of being alive, falling in love, and facing death. Its 1938 original production earned a Pulitzer Prize for drama and the 1989 Broadway production garnered the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play.

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Fox Theatre

(Atlanta, GA)
660 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30308


by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 5, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features The August Wilson Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
Radically inclusive, ATM Productions has the whole world as a stage by converting their annual Fall Festival to a completely online affair.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh; Andreas G. Frank, president, Front Line Care, Hillrom Company; Senator Rachel May (D-53rd) New York State Senate; and Syracuse Police Chief Kenton T. Buckner are the first guests in a series of eight video interviews, a?oe100 Conversations for Change,a?? a new initiative from 100 Black Men of Syracuse, created and hosted by President Drake Harrison and produced in partnership with Syracuse Stage and Black Cub Productions.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
A work of startling originality when it debuted in 1938, Thornton Wilder's Our Town evolved to become a vintage slice of early 20th-century Americana. This unique and timely book shines a light on the play's continued impact in the 21st century and makes a case for the healing powers of Wilder's text for a world confronting multiple crises.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
WP THEATER has announced the 15 artists selected for the 2020-2022 WP Lab. The two-year residency begins now and culminates with the biennial WP Pipeline Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
Syracuse Stage has announced plans for adjustments to the 2020/2021 season in order to address the continuing impact of the Covid-19 virus. Three previously announced plays will be replaced in the six show season. The Cold Read Festival of New Plays returns with additional enhanced experiences. A series of community focused performances and conversations will be added and subscribers will be given access to a series of special interviews and behind the scenes looks guided by Syracuse Stage artistic leadership.
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
Pompano Beach Arts is proud to present the next edition of Montage: A Film Series, a program designed to link communities and people through the art of filmmaking and culture.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Syracuse Stage announced today plans for adjustments to the 2020/2021 season in order to address the continuing impact of the Covid-19 virus.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
This deliciously dark and compelling drama, Mark Rector and Mark Brown's Poe: Deep Into That Darkness Peering, is about one of America's most haunting poets, Edgar Allan Poe. Produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, the Video on Demand virtual theater experience runs from October 22 - November 1, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) today announces the hiring of Alberto Mejia as the organization's new Deputy Director. The position will bolster organizational development and administration for the arts service organization as it continues to serve Latinx artists, arts administrators, and organizations in the United States and Puerto Rico.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
New York Deaf Theatre has announced their 40th Anniversary Gala. This year NYDT honoring Obie Award nominee, Deaf actress and advocate, Alexandria Wailes, alongside newly appointed Artistic Director of Playwrights Horizons, Adam Greenfield.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Theater Latté Da announces today that Kelli Foster Warder will be joining the company as Associate Artistic Director/Director of Impact. An artist and educator based in the Twin Cities, Foster Warder has been a teacher and an arts administrator for over 25 years.
by TV News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Kate Mulgrew will return to the Star Trek universe in the upcoming animated series 'Star Trek: Prodigy.'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2020
Virtual Off the Page, the series of virtual staged readings presented online by Sierra Madre Playhouse, next presents streamed performances of Collected Stories by Donald Margulies.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
Theatre Horizon, a professional theatre company located in Norristown, Pennsylvania, has announced that they are the recipient of a grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to present a new piece of social practice theatre called Our Norristown.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced 41 grants today in support of the Philadelphia region's artists and cultural organizations for exceptional programs, events, and artistic work.
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2020
Popular home renovators Dave and Jenny Marrs bring more worn-out houses back to life when a new season of Fixer to Fabulous premieres on HGTV Tuesday, Oct, 27, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020
In October Watford Palace Theatre announced they had successfully received support from the Culture Recovery Fund. This will enable the venue to re-open their doors to the local community safely and start to bring their cultural offering back to the centre of Watford. After careful consideration and consultation, the venue has devised the Three Counties Freelancers Season as an ideal opportunity to serve local audiences and support local artists at the same time.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2020
This week's list includes an album of demos from Beetlejuice the Musical, as well as the first single from the forthcoming film adaptation of The Prom. Plus, the first song from Andrew Lloyd Webber's production of Cinderella has been released.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Concord Theatricals has announced that it has secured exclusive licensing rights in North America to Our Town (Multilingual) by Thornton Wilder, with translations by Nilo Cruz and Jeff Augustin, for its Samuel French imprint.
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Voting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
It's the holly jolliest time of the year as the Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre and the Indianapolis Public Library will present Season's Readings, a ten-book children's storytelling series that highlights a diversity of families, cultures and celebrations.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
On Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 3pm ET, BroadwayWorld will be opening dialogues that aren't being seen or talked about anywhere else. With the process of OPENING UP the country going slowly and unassuredly, our theatre and performing arts community can only be hopeful as information slowly comes our way.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
This winter, Trap Door Theatre will collaborate with eight directors to create a series of episodes adapted from Matei Visniec's Decomposed Theatre Or The Human Trashcan. From Dec. 3, 2020, to Feb.4, 2021, a unique adaptation from Visniec's 'dialogic spectacle of monologues' will be performed live on Zoom between the resident Chicago ensemble and an international group of guest performers and directors.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2020
Azusa Pacific University (APU) Theater department proudly presents a new media NEW WORKS FESTIVAL.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2020
Limelight has reported that Queensland Theatre has announced their 2021 season, featuring Our Town, Triple X, The Taming of the Shrew, White Pearl, Prima Facie, Boy Swallows Universe, Return to the Dirt and Robyn Archer: An Australian Songbook.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Milwaukee Rep continues From Our Home to Your Home online programming through September thanks to the support of Donald & Donna Baumgartner, Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Family and the donors to the Double-Down for Artists Challenge which raised a total of $109,000 to support Milwaukee Rep's artists that have been severely impacted by COVID-19.
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 30, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that online rumors about a Broadway revival of Our Town are true. Producer Scott Rudin has plans to bring Thornton Wilder's play back to Broadway for the first time since 2002. Rudin has tapped Tony winner Bartlett Sher (To Kill a Mockingbird) to direct the play, which will be led by Dustin Hoffman, who last appeared on Broadway in 1990. A timeline for the production remains unknown.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2020
Opera Omaha Will Receive $200,000 in Grant Funding for its Holland Community Opera Fellowship program from the National Endowment for the Arts' Our Town Grant and The Hearst Foundations.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
Today (June 24) in live streaming: Darren Criss visits Backstage Live, Matt Doyle & Jelani Alladin bring back R&H Goes Live! and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
At a time of uncertainty with regards to the continuing effects of the global pandemic, as well as a much-needed reckoning of the ongoing racial injustice in our country, Baltimore Center Stage honors the collective need for progress, hope, and joy.
by TV Scoop - Jun 22, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of GORDON RAMSAY'S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK, airing on FOX on Tuesday, June 30, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
In response to the guidelines from the city and county government and the Center for Disease Control, Theatre Memphis has adjusted the upcoming 2020-21 season to be in compliance regarding the COVID 19 pandemic. Two shows scheduled for 2020, The Secret Garden and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, will be moved from the first half of the 2020-21 season to the 2021-22 season.
by Shayne Miller - Jun 16, 2020
The performing arts are one of the hardest hit segments of society since Covid19 ravaged the country. Although indoor performances are still prohibited, some summer arts programs and camps have created virtual versions of their offerings. This is a unique opportunity to study with some of the greatest arts educators in the nation, regardless of where you reside.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Stephen Spinella.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
The American Theatre Critics Association has selected three finalists for the 2019 Francesca Primus Prize, which recognizes an emerging woman playwright. The prize, administered through ATCA, is named in honor of Francesca Primus, a playwright, dramaturg, theater critic, and ATCA member who died of cancer in 1992.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
Two River Theater will continue their series of online benefit play readings with On Borrowed Time, a live two-act event; Act 1 on Wednesday, August 5 and Act 2 with a live Q&A with the artists on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM EDT.
by Susan Haubenstock - Jul 23, 2020
A new adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' is presented both live and streaming by Firehouse Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
a??Brian Stokes Mitchell, Andréa Burns, and Lauren Patten have joined Rubicon Theatre Company's Voices of Hope, and evening of songs and stories of conflict, crisis, hope, and healing.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 18, 2020
Feel like you've started to run out of things to watch? We here at BroadwayWorld have you covered! We all have our favorite musicals and plays, but what about the stories behind those shows? Luckily, over the years, many documentaries have been made about some of your favorite shows!
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020
Olivia Oguma has created a new video featuring performers reciting a monologue from Our Town, titled 'their town. OUR town.'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2020
Today's top stories: Read the reviews for Hamilton on Disney+, a new Hamilton documentary featuring the original cast will premiere on July 3, and more!
by BWW Staff - Dec 2, 2020
There's just four short weeks left to vote for the BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Check out the local nominees, cast your vote, and support live theatre entertainment in South Carolina!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020
In response to the ongoing public safety concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Asolo Rep announced today that it is making adjustments to its 2020-21 season.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2020
Black Theatre United (BTU) is partnering with Fair Count, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization founded by former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams, to launch a?oeonly1ofmea??; a new campaign featuring iconic artists of color, to inspire completion of the 2020 United States Census amongst a?oehard-to-counta?? (HTC) populations.
by Student Blogger: Maria Pauer - Aug 13, 2020
I had the absolute pleasure to interview SUNY New Paltz Professor Brittany Proia who has taught me Speech for the Stage and Acting One in my time at the school so far.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
Musical Theatre of Anthem (MTA) is honored to be celebrating its 100th show with the timeless classic, Our Town, sponsored by Evon Kishbaugh, in memory of Lyle Kishbaugh, one of MTA's Founding Board Members.
by TV Scoop - Aug 10, 2020
Get all the scoop on GORDON RAMSAY'S 24 HOURS TO HELL AND BACK , airing on FOX on Thursday, August 20, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Last night, Classic celebrated its announcement of season 13 with carefully selected cocktail recipes, Classic party favors to be delivered to all attendees, performance space reveals, the season 13 line-up of shows, and conversations with season 13 directors.