Private Lives - Broadway


Plymouth Theatre

(New York, NY)
236 W. 45th St.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2020
The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis has announced drastic cuts to its next season.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
A new play by David Greig, Adventures with the Painted People, originally commissioned by Pitlochry Festival Theatre as part of the theatre's 2020 season, and now a BBC ARTS a?" Culture in Quarantine, BBC Radio 3, Naked Productions, Pitlochry Festival Theatre in association with The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh production, is set to have its première on Sunday, 7 June at 7.30pm on BBC Radio 3 as part of the BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine season.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Famed Playhouse actress Gertrude Lawrence (1898-1952) once said, 'If my experience had taught me anything, it was that, if a thing had to be done, it could be done.'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the ninth weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS, which was conceived, created and curated by Frank Hentschker in March 2020. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
LipZinc Theatre has announced their new production Talking Icons, written and directed by our Artistic Director Tzarini Meyler. The show will be streamed live on their Youtube channel in two parts on the 10th and 11th of June at 8pm GMT+1 (Irish Time).
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020
Actress Kim Cattrall recently chatted with BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz about her fears for the stage, and why she thinks theatre is so important.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2020
Today, we rewind to 2011, when the seventh revival of Noel Coward's Private Lives arrived on Broadway starring Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross. The play opened at the Music Box Theatre on November 17, where it played for 53 performances.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2020
The Lehman Trilogy is officially in previews on Broadway! This strictly limited, 16-week engagement comes to Broadway on the heels of runs at London's National Theatre and New York's Park Avenue Armory, as well as an engagement in London's West End. Written by Stefano Massini, directed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Sam Mendes, and starring its original cast of Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley, and Ben Miles, The Lehman Trilogy opens officially at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Thursday, March 26, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
The award-winning Reboot Theatre Company, in association with Theatre Off Jackson, invites audiences to witness the seduction and danger of Kander and Ebb's delectable masterpiece CABARET.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020
Single Carrot Theatre will be live streaming We Broke Up. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that single tickets are on sale for its company premiere of the new-to-Chicago production of Singin' in the Rain in the 2020/21 season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2020
Hear more from artistic director Joseph Haj on welcoming director Anne Bogart and this famed ensemble to the Guthrie below!
by Jo Fisher - Mar 12, 2020
Sweatpants and slippers aren't the costumes you'd expect to see in an opera. Can a modern version of a classic hit the high notes?
by Marianka Swain - Mar 11, 2020
This is perhaps an odd time for Nöel Coward's comedy about death and supernatural apparitions to land in the West End – Richard Eyre's revival transferring from Theatre Royal Bath. On the other hand, there's something comforting about Coward's portrait of the afterlife as essentially a continuation, with our personalities, desires and enmities very much intact. Plus the opportunity to socialise with Joan of Arc.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
The Guthrie Theater today announced the 11 productions of its 2020-2021 mainstage season: Noël Coward's hot-blooded comedy Private Lives; Red Hot Patriot, a whip-smart one-woman show starring Kathleen Turner
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Low Cut Connie have shared their new track, 'What Has Happened To Me', the latest to be taken from their forthcoming double album Private Lives, out on October 13th via Contender Records / MidCitizen Records.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2020
Today's top stories: Randy Rainbow has released a hilarious new Trump parody, CBS Sunday Morning chatted with Bernadette Peters, Andre De Shields, and more!
by TV News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
Today, Low Cut Connie released a new song 'What Has Happened To Me' from his forthcoming double album Private Lives out October 13, 2020 via Contender Records/MidCitizen Records. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
All Save One by Baltimore-Washington area playwright Greg Jones Ellis is now available for licensing by UK-based theatre companies through SMITH SCRIPTS.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Low Cut Connie have shared their new single 'Stay As Long As You Like', the latest track to be taken from their forthcoming double album Private Lives, out on October 13th via Contender Records / MidCitizen Records.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for their tenth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Jeremy O. Harris and Theresa Rebeck, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Initial casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs a cast including Michael Fox (Jim / Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev / Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert / Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
How Does Theatre Mirror Society? will be explored along with drawing on the panelists' experiences and perspectives on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Topics of the 17th annual Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable will include an open-ended dialogue about opportunity, access, education and social justice. Panelists all share a passion for the power of storytelling and how it reflects and influences our world.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Marking 50 years of David Williamson's plays on Australian stages, this Melbourne Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre co-production is a high-octane, wisecracking commentary on contemporary values, opening on Wednesday 11 March at Southbank Theatre and directed by Sam Strong (Jasper Jones).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
George and Charlotte Hay are fading theatre stars in the 1950s. Currently, they are playing a?oePrivate Livesa?? and a?oeCyrano De Bergeraca?? in rep in Buffalo, New York, with five actors. On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George's dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might have one last shot at stardom. The famous Hollywood director, Frank Capra, is coming to town to see their matinee, and if he likes what he sees, he might cast them in his next movie.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
The Guthrie Theater (Joseph Haj, artistic director) today announced SITI Company's cast and creative team for the riveting ancient tale The Bacchae, written by Euripides, translated by Aaron Poochigian and directed by celebrated SITI Company co-founder Anne Bogart. The globally renowned acting company's debut on the Guthrie's mainstage offers a rare opportunity for local theatergoers to experience this influential Greek tragedy through a contemporary lens.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Tickets are now on sale for the comedy a?oeMoon Over Buffaloa?? presented by the Hill Country Community Theatre.  Reservations can be made by calling (830) 798-8944, online at, or at the box office.   Comic genius Ken Ludwig, writer of last year's hit, a?oeBaskerville,a?? is a master of old-fashioned knockabout farces. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
The African-American Shakespeare Company segues into the second part of its 25thanniversary season with a satire that uses the framework of a trial to put black female stereotypes on the stand as a means of laying out the argument that if African-Americans do not explore their own history and instead allow film, television and advertising to define their reality, they risk losing the tools and resources that have enabled them to survive a hostile world; first staged in 1990, it is the work of playwright Karani Marcia Leslie who spent years as an editor and staff writer for CBS, NBC and FOX with credits that include The Cosby Show and Parenthood
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, will run at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next month as part of UK tour.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, tours the UK in 2020 and stops off at Theatre Royal Brighton from Tue 2 a?" Sat 6 Jun. The genre defining thriller - based on Frederick Knott's stage and screen play, made world famous by Hitchcock's iconic 1954 film - will be directed by Anthony Banks.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
As part of its current 2019-2020 Performing Arts Season, Japan Society presents a staged reading of Cooking Up, by Japanese playwright Shoko Matsumura, led by Brooklyn-based director Jordana De La Cruz, taking place Monday, March 30 at 7:30 PM at Japan Society (333 East 47th Street).  Cooking Up marks the 15th installment of the Society's annual Play Reading Series: Contemporary Japanese Plays in English Translation, introducing topical plays from emerging playwrights from Japan to artists and audiences in the U.S.  
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
The African-American Shakespeare Company will present Noël Coward's classic Private Lives, directed by Clay David for six performances only this April. This draws their 2019/20 season to a close, a season that has seen the company mount a much-praised Othello, their annual holiday Cinderella, and the dramatic satire The Trial of One Short-Sighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Mint Theater Company Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced a cast change for the current production, Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories. Mint alumnus Henry Clarke will replace Alexander Sokovikov beginning Saturday evening February 29th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Alisha Bailey (Francine/Lena), Maddy Hill (Betsy/Lindsey), Andrew Langtree (Karl/Steve), and Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), who join the previously announced Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by Richard Sasanow - Feb 15, 2020
With great success, Juilliard's Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts, including a notable alumna, Felicia Moore, as Susan B. Anthony, along with members of the New York Philharmonic under Daniela Candillari performed Louisa Proske's production of the Gertrude Stein-Virgil Thomson opera THE MOTHER OF US ALL in the Engelhardt Court of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as part of the MetLiveArts series.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2020
Coronado Playhouse Presents MOON OVER BUFFALO, the hilarious farce by comic genius Ken Ludwig (Lend Me A Tenor) the master of old-fashioned slapstick comedy. With a plethora of pratfalls, slamming doors aplenty, and backstage shenanigans, Ken Ludwig's masterpiece is a fast-paced, hilarious screwball comedy in the old tradition, a throwback farce, a valentine to the stage, and the larger-than-life personalities that inhabit the world of the theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
A brand new production of the classic thriller, Dial M for Murder, tours the UK in 2020, having opened at Richmond Theatre on January 14th 2020. The genre-defining thriller - based on Frederick Knott's stage and screen play, made world-famous by Hitchcock's iconic 1954 film is directed by Anthony Banks. Samantha Womack takes over the role of Margot from Sally Bretton from the 14th April, in Milton Keynes where she tours with the company to Birmingham, Cardiff, Leicester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Mold, Brighton, Shrewsbury and Salford. Her run concludes in Northampton on June 27th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
The Sierra Stages 2020 season opens with the classic Noël Coward comedy a?oeBlithe Spirita??, playing four weekends only from February 28 a?" March 21 at the historic Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad Street, Nevada City.
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 BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
Pitlochry Festival Theatre has today announced the postponement of their Summer Season, prioritising the health and wellbeing of all audiences, artists, and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. The season, which has been moved to 2021, will be replaced by a series of digital works as part of Shades of Tay.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
The original cast recording of new musical My Brilliant Career is now available to stream on iTunes, Spotify and all major platforms.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
BroadwayWorld is checking in with regional theatres across the country to see how they're coping with the virus outbreak, if they're streaming anything fun you should know about, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
Smithsonian Channels' May programming features the premiere of “An American Aristocrat's Guide To Great Estates,” an all-access pass into Great Britain's most magnificent homes, hosted by Julie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrooke.
by Herbert Paine - Apr 23, 2020
In this interview, Sean Daniels, Arizona Theatre Company's Artistic Director, discusses ATC's concerted effort to develop, create and post diverse content through a series of online platforms, including an exciting education program for teens.
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Today, Low Cut Connie announces his new album Private Lives with the official music video for the title track. The self-produced double album which took the Philadelphia-based rock and roll act three years to assemble will be released later this year via Contender Records/MidCitizen Records.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
The Guthrie Theater announced today it will cancel the remaining performances of its 2019-2020 Season, which was scheduled to run through August 2020, due to the impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Guthrie had previously announced the cancellation of performances through April 5.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2020
Patricia Hodge and Nigel Havers will lead a UK Tour of Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES. This will be the inaugural show for The Nigel Havers Theatre Company, which will be touring the country with a wonderful line-up of theatrical gems. The plan is that the UK Tour of PRIVATE LIVES will begin at Theatre Royal Bath on 1 October 2020.
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Historian Tracy Borman returns to host a second season of PRIVATE LIVES OF THE MONARCHS, giving viewers an inside look into more discreet dealings and hidden love affairs of the most controversial figures of European royalty.