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(New York, NY)
1633 Broadway at 50th St.
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by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022
Joining the previously announced David Harbour and Bill Pullman are Hanako Footman, Akiya Henry, Sinead Matthews, Charlie Oscar and Stephen Wight. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the production opens on 26 June at the Ambassadors Theatre, with previews from 15 June, and runs until 4 September.
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022
Wind of Change, in association with Cahoots Theatre Company, today announce the run of Tim Walker's Bloody Difficult Women at the Assembly Rooms for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022. Bloody Difficult Women will be running at the Ballroom at the Assembly Rooms from 3 to 28 August 2022, following an extended run at Riverside Studios this Spring.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
The MTM Players out of New Egypt will present their premiere production at Kelsey Theatre with the hilarious romp Noël Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTER. This heady comedy is semi-autobiographical penned by the playwright who gave the world BLITHE SPIRIT and PRIVATE LIVES - among many others.
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022
No original Present Laughter, esta comédia, escrita em 1939, celebra o lendário espírito livre do dramaturgo Noël Coward. Amplamente considerada como a peça mais autobiográfica do autor, teve a sua estreia em 1942, interpretada pelo próprio.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
​​​​​​​Fly More Than You Fall will be presenting industry readings of the production on May 9 at 2pm and May 10 at 11am.  Fly More Than You Fall tells the inspiring story of a young teenage girl, Malia who undergoes a frightening journey. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
Raven Theatre has announced its 40th Anniversary Season, kicking off this fall with a fresh take on Noël Coward’s iconic 1930 comedy Private Lives, directed by Ian Frank.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022
Dorset Theatre Festival has added a star-studded event to its 45th season. The developmental staged reading of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, will star Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, and Ray Anthony Thomas.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
Cygnet Theatre is pleased to announce its full line up for 2022/2023 Season. The season kicks off with the World Premiere of the risqué comedic drama The Little Fellow (Or - The Queen of Tarts Tells All) by one of the nations top produced playwrights (2017-2020) Kate Hamill (Pride & Prejudice); directed by Associate Artistic Director Rob Lutfy. 
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022
Kelsey Theatre continues its 2022 season with MTM Players’ production of Noël Coward’s popular comedy “Present Laughter” weekends from May 27 through June 5, 2022. Kelsey Theatre is located on the Mercer County Community College campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road in West Windsor.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
Wiltshire Creative today announce the full cast for Lucy Kirkwood's The Children opening at Salisbury Playhouse next month. Belinda Lang directs Christine Kavanagh (Rose), Joanne Pearce (Hazel) and Brian Protheroe (Robin).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Karen Mason in her show “Kander & Ebb…And All That Jazz” on Monday, March 28 at 7:00 PM. The evening honors John Kander and Fred Ebb, the Tony Award-winning songwriters behind Broadway’s Cabaret, Chicago and more.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2022
The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances tonight, March 26, at the August Wilson Theatre, ahead of an official opening on April 24. Meet the cast bringing this iconic show back to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Tony Award-winner Debbie Gravitte in a special residency “Debbie Plus One” starting Monday, April 11 at 7:00 PM. Gravitte has been in theater long enough to have made some very special friends, and she welcomes Stephen Schwartz (April 11), Marc Shaiman (May 9), and Harvey Fierstein (September 12).
by Jerri Shafer - Mar 24, 2022
The egocentric, self-indulgent actor, Garry Essendine, is at the height of his fame on the London stage. He has a multitude of adoring fans, but he fears becoming obsolete now that he has turned forty. Adding to this impending mid-life crisis, Garry must deal with a parade of interlopers who disrupt preparations for his overseas theatrical tour. His household is thrown into chaos as he juggles an infatuated debutante, an unhinged playwright, a seductive married woman, his long-suffering secretary, and his estranged wife, as well as the entangled love lives of his close colleagues. Performances run March 25 thru April 10, 2022 at Curtain Players, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: http://curtainplayers.org
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this April with a full slate of nightly performances! 
by Marianka Swain - Mar 22, 2022
David Harbour and Bill Pullman star in MAD HOUSE, a dark and funny new play by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Smash, Bernhardt/Hamlet). The play premieres at the Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End this summer - and you can book tickets now in our exclusive pre-sale!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022
BIRDLAND will present drag legend Coco Peru in the new show “Bitter Bothered & Beyond!” for two special performances. The first show at Birdland Jazz Club on Monday, March 21 at 7:00 PM quickly sold out, so an encore performance has been added for Tuesday, March 22 at 8:30 PM downstairs at the Birdland Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022
Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the world premiere of the new musical KNOXVILLE. KNOXVILLE begins previews on April 15, opens on April 23, and runs through May 11, in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2022
David Harbour and Bill Pullman will star in the world première of Theresa Rebeck’s dark and funny new play Mad House. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the production opens on 26 June at the Ambassadors Theatre, with previews from 15 June, and runs until 4 September.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
Mint Theater Company has returned to live performances with a new production of The Daughter-in-Law by D.H. Lawrence, first produced by the Mint in 2003. Previews began February 8th at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022
O espetáculo solidário de “O Amor é tão simples” terá lugar no dia 20 de março, às 21h. O bilhete para esta sessão tem um valor único de 25€ e a receita reverterá na sua totalidade a favor do Comité Internacional da Cruz Vermelha, que se encontra em território Ucraniano a prestar apoio direto às pessoas afetadas pelo conflito.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2022
The Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out played Second Stage's Hayes Theater. Learn more about the cast bringing the show to the stage!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022
The full, 38-member company of Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, Leopoldstadt has officially been announced, including Broadway veterans Caissie Levy and Brandon Uranowitz. Check out the entire cast, the show schedule and how to get tickets!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this July with a full slate of nightly performances! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Jay Leonhardt and John Weber Duo, Remy LeBeouf Assembly of Shadows Orchestra and more. Birdland Theater will present Tony DeSare, Maurizio Spista Organ Trio and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022
inD Theatre presents HAY FEVER, Noël Coward's classic tale of the ”divinely mad” Bliss family who are everything a respectable family ought not to be; unconventional, uncensored, and unapologetic.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
The Broadway Podcast Network, in association with Dorset Theatre Festival, willpresent Stage Free Audio Plays, two audio dramas created by and featuring today's most anticipated and celebrated actors, writers, and directors.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Today, Nottingham Playhouse announces the full casting for Adrian Scarborough’s adaptation of Alan Bennett’s comic novella The Clothes They Stood Up In. Opening in September, this is the first time the popular story has been told on stage and kicks off the Playhouse’s Autumn season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022
Raven Theatre, Chicago’s newest Equity-affiliated theatre, will open its 40th Anniversary Season with a fresh take on Noël Coward’s iconic 1930 comedy Private Lives, directed by Ian Frank, playing September 29 – November 13, 2022 on Raven’s 85-seat East Stage.
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022
Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse will present Teenage Dick, a brilliantly hilarious take on Richard III by Mike Lew and directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, streaming online.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022
Mint Theater Company will return to live performances with a new production of The Daughter-in-Law by D.H. Lawrence, first produced by the Mint in 2003. Martin Platt will direct a company that includes Amy Blackman, Ciarán Bowling, Seth Andrew Bridges, Tom Coiner, Katie Fanning and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2022
Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of Power of Sail, written by Paul Grellong (The Boys, Manuscript) and directed by Weyni Mengesha (Bars and Measures, Duchess! Duchess! Duchess!).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022
Tonight, Tuesday February 8th, Mint Theater Company will return to live performances with a new production of The Daughter-in-Law by D.H. Lawrence, first produced by the Mint in 2003.
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2022
In this half-hour comedy, Broadway star and notorious narcissist Richard Bean (Kevin Kline) suffers a spectacular public meltdown, and returns to his tiny hometown and the family-run theater where he first became aware of his own brilliance. Michael Hoffman, Bob Martin, Leslie Urdang, Kevin Kline, and more are attached as executive producers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2022
Tuesday February 22nd, Mint Theater Company will return to live performances with a new production of The Daughter-in-Law by D.H. Lawrence, first produced by the Mint in 2003. Previews began February 8th at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022
ViSiBLE, a theatre company dedicated to creating work focused on later life, today announce the full cast and new dates for the world première of Five Characters in Search of a Good Night's Sleep, devised by Mike Alfreds and Sonja Linden with the company - Geraldine Alexander, Andrew Hawkins, Sally Knyvette, Gary Lilburn and Vincenzo Nicoli.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2021
Red Bull Theater announced today that it will video capture the closing performance of its acclaimed Off-Broadway  production of The Alchemist for future on-demand streaming.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2022
Directed by Matthew Dunster, Martin McDonagh's Hangmen begins previews tonight, Friday, April 8, 2022. The production opens on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Broadway's Golden Theatre for a limited 10-week engagement. Meet the cast here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the first cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved Broadway comedy Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart, directed by Mr. Silverstein and featuring an all-star cast. 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2022
Upright Theatre Company in Euless, TX will present Noël Coward's Present Laughter, playing Friday, April 8 through Saturday, April 30.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022
BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present vocalist and pianist Steve Ross – widely heralded as “The Crown Prince of New York Cabaret” – in a special show celebrating spring on Monday, April 18 at 7:00 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022
Main Street Theater (MST)’s 47th Season will include six productions on its MainStage and seven at its Theater for Youth for 2022-2023.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2022
Great British Bake Off: The Musical will open at Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham on 22 July 2022 for a limited run. Endorsed and created in association with producers of the TV phenomenon, Love Productions, this musical comedy has perfectly reimagined the nation's favourite baking show into a funny and charming musical comedy.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022
Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris and Tony Award winner André De Shields will star in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's new backstage comedy WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL. Get tickets and learn about the production.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2022
No original Present Laughter, esta comédia, escrita em 1939, celebra o lendário espírito livre do dramaturgo Noël Coward. Amplamente considerada como a peça mais autobiográfica do autor, teve a sua estreia em 1942, interpretada pelo próprio.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Asolo Repertory Theatre is presenting the world premiere of the new musical KNOXVILLE. The project reunites Frank Galati, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, the Tony Award-winning creative team behind Broadway's Ragtime.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2022
Legendary Broadway casting director, Jay Binder, passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 at the age of 71. Binder died peacefully at home.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022
With Cyrano de Bergerac opening tonight at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, The Jamie Lloyd Company today announce full cast for its production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, in a version by Anya Reiss directed by Jamie Lloyd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022
White Heron Theatre Company of Nantucket today announced 'The Intensive,' a pre-professional training opportunity for students 18 and older. The Intensive's faculty includes nationally recognized leaders in the entertainment industry and is hosted at the White Heron's state-of-the-art facility June 10 - 12.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced that the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY is coming as a part of its 2021/2022 Kravis On Broadway season.  Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will play the Kravis Center from April 19 – 24.

Present Laughter Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Present Laughter have their been?
Present Laughter has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1946, Broadway which opened in 1958, Broadway which opened in 1982, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 2010, Broadway which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.

What other awards has Present Laughter been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for George C. Scott Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) and Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Marjorie Bradley Kellogg.

What productions of Present Laughter have their been?
Present Laughter has had 7 productions including Broadway which opened in 1946, Broadway which opened in 1958, Broadway which opened in 1982, Broadway which opened in 1996, Broadway which opened in 2010, Broadway which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.

What awards has Present Laughter been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for George C. Scott Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) and Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Marjorie Bradley Kellogg.