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by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2019
Watford Palace Theatre today announce full cast for Patrick Hamilton's classic psychological thriller, Gaslight. Richard Beecham directs Hannah Hutch (Nancy), Sandra James-Young (Elizabeth), Jasmine Jones (Jack Manningham), Tricia Kelly (Inspector Rough) and Sally Tatum (Bella Manningham). The production opens on 7 October with previews from 2 October and runs until 26 October.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019
Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 18, 2018
Winner of 19 major accolades, including multiple Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Awards, Stephen Daldry's (Billy Elliot, The Crown) multi award-winning production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls will kick off a four-city U.S. tour at Shakespeare Theatre Company from November 20 through December 23, 2018.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Suzan-Lori Parks' White Noise will receive its European premiere at the Bridge Theatre, directed by Polly Findlay with a cast comprising James Corrigan, Ken Nwosu, Faith Omole and Helena Wilson.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2018
This fall, the University of Washington School of Drama will present two plays that shifted the American theatre, Arthur Miller's Incident at Vichy, and Maria Irene Fornes' Fefu and Her Friends. The plays kick off a season dedicated to exploring how gender shapes our world.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2018
As Robert Hastie's new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream opens at Sheffield Theatres, he announces further programming to complete the current season.
by Marianka Swain - Oct 3, 2018
The National Theatre has today announced its new season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2020
Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia's professional classic repertory theatre, is set to livestream Shout into the Void, a virtual play reading festival from October 12 a?" November 9, 2020. Scheduled to be presented during the run-up to this year's presidential election, each of these enduring classics explores power, politics, and prejudice in ways that enable penetrative contemporary insight and conversation.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2020
Riverside Studios today announces further programming for its inaugural Christmas season in association with New Frame Productions, including an evening of unplugged performance with West End Acoustic featuring SIX's Maiya Quansah-Breed and Renée Lamb, Wicked's Nicholas McLean, Jesus Christ Superstar's Tyrone Huntley and Dear Evan Hansen's Oliver Award-winning Sam Tutty.
by Emily McClanathan - Nov 19, 2019
It's rare that modern theatergoers can catch the Chicago premiere of a ground-breaking play written more than a century ago, but TimeLine Theatre is offering this chance with its searing production of Githa Sowerby's RUTHERFORD AND SON. Set in a factory town in northern England, this tense family drama addresses issues of misogyny, classism and industrial unrest in the years leading up to WWI. Though it played to great acclaim in its 1912 London premiere, the backlash following the discovery that playwright a?oeK.G. Sowerbya?? was a woman contributed to its falling out of favor. Following recent revivals over the past several decades, primarily in the UK, Mechelle Moe directs the Chicago premiere of what is now recognized as one of the major plays of the 20th century.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 13, 2019
TimeLine Theatre, furthering its mission of presenting stories that explore today's social and political issues through the lens of the past, will resurrect this Fall a groundbreaking feminist play from the early 20th century, Rutherford and Son by Githa Sowerby.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019
Polly Findlay will direct Roger Allam and Colin Morgan in Caryl Churchill's play A Number at the Bridge Theatre. Previews begin on 14 February 2020 with the opening night on 19 February and final performance on 14 March 2020. Booking opens today to Bridge Priority members; public booking opens at 10am on 22 November 2019.
by Marianka Swain - May 29, 2019
Rain gushes down the front of the Lyttelton stage, a pitiless wall of water trapping and framing the Rutherfords - a clan very much defined by their environment. It's an arresting image to open Polly Findlay's sure revival of Githa Sowerby's 1912 drama, inspired by Sowerby's own family's dealings in Tyneside glass manufacturing.
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2019
Jonathan Church, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Bath's Summer Season 2019 today announces further casting for its upcoming programme of eight plays.
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2020
The Painkiller Project Presents A CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY. Written by Gus Crotty and directed by Max Elton.
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2019
London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a drama about Europe to immersive Shakespeare and open-air opera, 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 Julie Musbach - May 23, 2019
In a Northern industrial town, John Rutherford rules both factory and family with an iron will. But even as the furnaces burn relentlessly at the Glassworks, at home his children begin to turn against him.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announced casting and releases images for its summer reopening production Out West. Esh Alladi will play a young Gandhi in Tanika Gupta's The Overseas Student, Tom Mothersdale will play new father Jack in Simon Stephens' Blue Water and Cold and Fresh and Ayesha Antoine will play security guard Donna in Roy Williams' Go, Girl.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2020
You can watch a free screening of Lyric Hammersmith's production of A Doll's House, for free on YouTube on Wednesday 20 May, 2020!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2022
Joining the previously announced Alex Jennings in Stephen Beresford's The Southbury Child are Holly Atkins, Josh Finan, Jack Greenlees, Jo Herbert, Phoebe Nicholls, Racheal Ofori and Sarah Twomey. Final casting will be announced shortly.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2019
National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2019
Watford Palace Theatre today announce a radical re-imagining of Patrick Hamilton's classic psychological thriller, Gaslight, directed by Richard Beecham. The production opens on 7 October with previews from 2 October and runs until 26 October.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2019
Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to continue 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 Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2019
The National Theatre has announced 15 productions of new plays and fresh adaptations by leading writers.
by Rona Kelly - Jun 1, 2019
Rutherford and Son sees director Polly Findlay reunite with actors Justine Mitchell and Sam Troughton, the three having previously worked on Beginning. Sam discusses reuniting with the two, as well as his impressions of this 'haunted house of a play'.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2019
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announces the cast for A Doll's House, the first production directed by Rachel O'Riordan in her inaugural season as Artistic Director. Written by Henrik Ibsen and adapted by the award winning Tanika Gupta, this new take on an old classic explores gender politics, ownership and race in 1879, Calcutta.
by Fiona Scott - Jan 28, 2019
Owen Teale is know to many as Ser Alliser Thorne from HBO's Game of Thrones but he has also enjoyed a varied stage career in the West End, on Broadway and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019
The University of Washington School of Drama will present Githa Sowerby's 1912 drama, Rutherford and Son, January 23 - February 3, 2019. Despite being a smash hit when it premiered in London in 1912, Sowerby's tale of a tyrannical patriarch who loses his grip on his children has rarely been produced in the U.S.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full casting for Caroline Steinbeis' major revival of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford and Son. Steinbeis directs Esh Alladi (Richard), Laura Elphinstone (Janet), Brian Lonsdale (Martin), Marian McLoughlin (Ann), Ciaran Owens (John), Lizzie Roper (Mrs Henderson), Danusia Samal (Mary) and Owen Teale (Rutherford).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2020
In addition to the previously announced world premières of Milky Peaks and For The Grace of You Go I, Tamara Harvey and Liam Evans-Ford, Artistic Director and Executive Director of Theatr Clwyd today announce further programming for their 2020 season, which will include a major revival of Steve Waters' The Contingency Plan a?" in a co-production with the Donmar Warehouse, the world première of Project Hush, and Beauty and the Beast, the company's twenty-third annual rock 'n' roll pantomime, which sees Harvey make her pantomime directorial debut. The company today also announces the full cast and tour dates for Seiriol Davies' Milky Peaks.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2019
The National Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup for the first half of 2019.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2019
The University of Washington School of Drama will present Githa Sowerby's 1912 drama, Rutherford and Son, January 23 - February 3, 2019. Despite being a smash hit when it premiered in London in 1912, Sowerby's tale of a tyrannical patriarch who loses his grip on his children has rarely been produced in the U.S.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2019
Underground Railway Theater is proud to present Bedlam's Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. Bedlam's Pygmalion runs from January 31 - March 3, 2019 and is directed by Bedlam Artistic Director Eric Tucker. The press performance is Monday, February 4 at 7:30PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2019
Whether it is a Shakespearean sword fight, a mock boxing duel, or a danced-out gang rumble, combat can be an essential and exciting aspect of live drama. A panel of experts in theatrical combat, led by University of Washington Drama School instructor Geoffrey Alm, will discuss and demonstrate the secrets of choreographing dynamic, suspenseful stage fights - while protecting the actors involved from harm.
by Alan Henry - Feb 8, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by Marianka Swain - Feb 8, 2019
Already admired in the industry for her impressive range of work, actress Justine Mitchell enjoyed a breakout hit recently with David Eldridge's Beginning, which transferred from the National to the West End. She's now tackling Anne Washburn's new Donald Trump-era play, which begins next week at the Almeida. 
by Alan Henry - Feb 5, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by Alan Henry - Feb 4, 2019
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by Ruth Deller - Feb 13, 2019
Sheffield Theatres' revival of Githa Sowerby's play skillfully balances drama and humour.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 11, 2019
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, presents Caroline Steinbeis' major revival of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford and Son. Steinbeis directs Esh Alladi (Richard), Laura Elphinstone (Janet), Brian Lonsdale (Martin), Marian McLoughlin (Ann), Ciaran Owens (John), Lizzie Roper (Mrs Henderson), Danusia Samal (Mary) and Owen Teale (Rutherford).
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2018
This winter, the University of Washington School of Drama will present two works by eminent female dramatists, Rutherford and Son by Githa Sowerby, and In the Heart of America by Naomi Wallace. The productions are master's theses for our graduating MFA directors, Cody Holliday Haefner and Amanda Friou.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2019
The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods, celebrates the holidays this November and December. The Belmont Theater District acts as an advocate to create, promote and strengthen the diverse artistic offerings of the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods to its residents and visitors.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2018
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full casting for Caroline Steinbeis' major revival of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford and Son. Steinbeis directs Esh Alladi (Richard), Laura Elphinstone (Janet), Brian Lonsdale (Martin), Marian McLoughlin (Ann), Ciaran Owens (John), Lizzie Roper (Mrs Henderson), Danusia Samal (Mary) and Owen Teale (Rutherford).
by Julie Musbach - Dec 12, 2018
After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare's Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac's rampage to the throne. The production will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from February 5-March 10, 2019.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 22, 2019
TimeLine Theatre, furthering its mission of presenting stories that explore today's social and political issues through the lens of the past, will resurrect this Fall a groundbreaking feminist play from the early 20th century, Rutherford and Son by Githa Sowerby.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
The P Word, by Waleed Akhtar, whose play Kabul Goes Pop was a hit at Brixton House earlier this year, opens at the Bush Theatre on 9 September (press night 14 September.) Directed by Anthony Simpson-Pike (Lava, Bush Theatre), this story of who wins in the luck of the life's draw is a new Bush Theatre commission.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 4, 2019
TimeLine Theatre Company, acclaimed for presenting plays that explore today's social and political issues through the lens of the past, announces its 23rd season.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 29, 2019
In a Northern industrial town, John Rutherford rules both factory and family with an iron will. But even as the furnaces burn relentlessly at the Glassworks, at home his children begin to turn against him.
by Alexander Cohen - Apr 23, 2022
Read our critic's review - A post-modern tint cannot save this 1938 play from feeling stuck in the past.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021
Simon Russell Beale will play JS Bach in the world premiere of Nina Raine's Bach & Sons, directed by Nicholas Hytner.  Performances at The Bridge are from 23 June – 9 September 2021 with opening night on 29 June 2021. 

Rutherford and Son Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Rutherford and Son have their been?
Rutherford and Son has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1912 and Broadway which opened in 1927.

What productions of Rutherford and Son have their been?
Rutherford and Son has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1912 and Broadway which opened in 1927.

What productions of Rutherford and Son have there been?
Rutherford and Son has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1912 and Broadway which opened in 1927.