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Sheba - 2001 - Regional (US)

Based on the play Come Back Little Sheba by William Inge

Lola is a frumpy, neglected housewife, and Doc are a couple who experience a deep-seated frustration in their marriage. Lola and Doc married reluctantly after they had an indiscreet affair. As a result, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited all hopes of the future, settled down to dull life and became an alcoholic. When an attractive, young female boarder comes to live with them, the couple is brought to a dramatic change in their dull and unhappy lives. Sheba is a dog that ran away years ago.


White Barn Theatre

(Westport, CT, )
Newtown Avenue
Westport, CT,
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
10 Productions. 50 Performances. Musicals, live-action neon animations, solo performances, comedies, and political satire at the Chain Theatre Oct. 1st - Nov. 3rd.
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Steve Kilbey releases a new video today for 'Sheba Chiba'. The song is from his new solo album Eleven Women available now on all streaming platforms (Release Date September 4th). A North American CD and vinyl release date will be announced soon.
by Walter McBride - Sep 1, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, stage and screen star, Valerie Harper, passed away following a decade-long battle with cancer. She was 80 years old. Today BroadwayWorld remembers Harper with a look back into our archives.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Zoe Kazan's latest play, After the Blast, is set to take the Black Box Stage as part of the new Firestone Theatre season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
A satirical and contemporary take on Greek mythology and the social media slut-shaming generation, Before I Was A Bear is a one-woman/one-bear ménage à deux about friendship, fluid sexuality and irresistibly hot TV detectives, starring award-winning Jacoba Williams (A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's Globe; Queens of Sheba a?" Winner of The Stage Award, Vault Festival, New Diorama, Underbelly).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's (Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy For You) Dear Jack, Dear Louise. Based on his own parents' love story, U.S. Army Captain Jacob S. Ludwig and aspiring actress, Louise Rabiner, meet through a series of letters and become pen pals. Set in 1942 during World War II, a romance begins and the two must find their way toward each other, even though they have never met. Directed by Jackie Maxwell, Dear Jack, Dear Louise runs November 21 a?" December 29, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019
Cal State Fullerton's production of a?oePicnica?? by William Inge and directed by Eve Himmelheber runs from November 15 a?" December 8, 2019 in the Young Theatre on campus. A small Kansas town in the 1950s is the setting for this bittersweet melodrama. On a sweltering Labor Day morning, the women of a quiet, working-class neighborhood are preparing for the annual picnic when charming young drifter Hal Carter hops off of a freight train and into their lives. Hearts are broken and lives are changed, as Hal's dangerous energy challenges the restrictive mid twentieth-century American values of this sleepy community.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
IRT present the World Premiere of DUCK, a new American drama by Tom Block, founding producer of the International Human Rights Art Festival. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, previews began October 17 at IRT Theater with opening night slated for Thursday, October 24.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation's premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, presents Klezmer Madness: a one-night only concert of contemporary music by three composers exploring their Jewish heritage through klezmer music. Featuring guest soloist and klezmer superstar David Krakauer, the program includes the Boston premiere of Mathew Rosenblum's searing clarinet concerto Lament/Witches' Sabbath, Wlad Marhulets's Concerto for Klezmer Clarinet, and Avner Dorman's Ellef Symphony and Uriah.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
a?oeThey ask me where I am from! I say I am a mix. Of both racism and sexism a?" they lay equally on my skin. Passed down unknowingly by my next of kin.a??
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
A Christmas Carol is now in previews on Broadway! The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, comes to Broadway this holiday season for eight weeks only following critically acclaimed runs at London's Old Vic. Two visionary talents, playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and director Matthew Warchus (Matilda), offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens' classic story, starring Campbell Scott ('House of Cards,' Dying Young) as Ebenezer Scrooge. Beginning previews on Thursday, November 7 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), with the opening night set for Wednesday, November 20, A Christmas Carol will play a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, January 5, 2020 only.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Rehearsals are well underway for Before I Was A Bear, Eleanor Tindall's darkly comic reimagining of Greek Mythology for a slut shamed generation, coming to The Bunker.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Two seldom-performed plays: one by dazzling Irish storyteller Enda Walsh, one by Pulitzer-winning American playwright Tennessee Williams, plus a remounting of the IRC's 2017 Fringe success from the grandfather of Absurdism usher in the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium's 2020 season, their 15th in the Philadelphia region.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Artscape has announced the fifth annual Unmute ArtsAbility Festival: a six-day event a?" from November 28 to December 3 a?" of live performances, theatre shows, exhibitions/installations, site-specific shows, workshops, and public art performances that take place in and around Cape Town in celebrating the International month for Persons with Disability.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Transport Group announced today that Denise Dickens, formerly of Abingdon Theatre Company, will join the company as its new executive director, replacing Lori Fineman, outgoing executive director. Dickens will join founding Artistic Director Jack Cummings III at the helm of the off-Broadway, award-winning, non-profit theatre company.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
New Diorama Theatre and Underbelly have announced a new partnership with Oberon Books which will substantially extend the scope and ambition of their acclaimed Untapped Award.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
For the first time in the company's thirty-three years, Talawa Theatre Company is to present its first ever show created exclusively for outdoor performance. Co-created by choreographer Jade Hackett and writer Ryan Cameron, The Tide explores the narratives and experiences of migration within The United Kingdom. The Tide is free to view and no booking is required.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019
The internationally recognized Italian saxophonist Mimmo Malandra and the talented pianist Boris Alexandrov will present an interesting programme of saxophone music. The programme includes works by Paul Creston, Marco Tutino, Eugene Bozza and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the full cast for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Sean Holmes. Sean joined the Globe as Associate Artistic Director after almost a decade as Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith. A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's evergreen comedy of chaos and order, opens on Friday 28 June in The Globe Theatre. Bottom will be played by Jocelyn Jee Esien, returning to the Globe following her titular role of Dr Faustus.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019
Tobacco Factory Theatres is proud to announce its programme for May - Dec 2019, which features a diverse range of in-house productions and some of the best touring work around, all curated especially for communities in Bristol.  With a renewed mission and vision, Tobacco Factory Theatres aims to provide a welcoming home for audiences to experience incredible theatre and opportunities to learn and exchange ideas.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Boundless Theatre today announces the four recipients of the inaugural Boundless Accelerator Bursary funded by the Garfield Weston Foundation. Aimed specifically at supporting the co-creation of new work with teenagers, this year the bursary focuses on mental health and wellbeing with the project culminating in a showing on 4 December 2019 in London. The four chosen recipients, who will be provided with £2500 for the year, are actor and theatre-maker Ryan Gilmartin with Barbarians, actor and theatre-maker Natalya Martin with Carnival, digital theatre company Produced Moon with Run Code and arts production company Nouveau Riche with For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Was Too Heavy.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
The Houston Symphony has announced its return to the stage with the concert series Live from Jones Hall-a new hour-long livestream from Jones Hall at 8 p.m. each Saturday night in July and Saturday, Aug. 1.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019
Omnibus Theatre announces an exciting new collaboration with their associate artists multi-award-winning creative movement Nouveau Riche.
by TV Scoop - Jul 9, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of NCIS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, July 30, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
The new Autumn Winter season at Omnibus Theatre sees nine productions featuring new writing, four of which are returning companies.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
Theatre Centre, the UK's foremost producer and champion of new writing for young audiences, has launched a Writer's Fellowship to enable four pioneering writers to create radical, challenging and provocative work for young audiences. For 66 years, Theatre Centre has worked with exceptional writers at all stages of their career, supporting them through a raft of opportunities with the objective of making great plays for children and young people.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
The Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium, Philadelphia's critically acclaimed theater company known for intelligent and accessible interpretations of classic absurdist works, will present Ionesco's anti-play tackling communication gone awry as part of Philadelphia Theatre Week 2020.  The Bald Soprano will run for eight shows only, opening Thursday, February 6 @ 7:30 pm and running through Sunday, February 16 @ 2:30 pm, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday matinees at 2:30 pm.  Tickets for all performances @, 215.285.0472 or
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Seattle Rep today announced complete casting for its revival of beloved playwright Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-nominated story of sibling rivalry, True West. Seattle Rep Artistic Director Braden Abraham directs the play, which is set to star Kevin Anderson (Seattle Rep's Last Of The Boys) and Zachary Ray Sherman (Seattle Rep debut) on the Bagley Wright stage. Single tickets are on sale now (starting at $17) and available through the Seattle Rep Patron Services Office at 206.443.2222 or online at
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of February, highlighted by headliners Amanda Seales, author and host and author of 'Small Doses,' February 1; Mo Amer, from his Netflix special 'The Vagabond,' February 6 - 8; Michael Che, co-anchor of Weekend Update on NBC's Saturday Night Live, Valentine's Day and Presidents Day Weekend, February 14 - 16; Pete Lee, as seen on NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, February 20 - 22; and Sugar Sammy, from his HBO Canada stand-up special, 'Sugar Sammy in Concert: Direct from Montreal,' February 27 - 29.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Ten years ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, causing apocalyptic damage in the capital of Port-au-Prince and surrounding cities.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2020
Today's top stories: Read the reviews for West Side Story, and more!
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Deadline reports that Broadway and screen actor Brian J. Smith has joined the upcoming 'Matrix' film, from Lana Wachowski.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced additional cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved classic comedy Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring, directed by Mr. Silverstein featuring an all-star cast. The one night only event in celebration of Keen's 20th anniversary will take place Monday, February 24th at 7 PM at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues).
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019
Nouveau Riche and Vault Festival have announced a new development scheme aimed at emerging writers of colour.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019
Carolines on Broadway, New York City's premier comedy venue, presents its talented line-up for the month of January, highlighted by headliners Sinbad, from his stand-up special 'Make Me Wanna Holla,' January 2 - 4; Tony Woods, from Comedy Central's This Week at the Comedy Cellar, with his special guest James Altucher, January 10 and 11; Donnell Rawlings, 'Ashy Larry' from Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show, Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, January 16 - 19; Hari Kondabolu, from his Netflix special, 'Warn Your Relatives,' January 23 - 25; and Amanda Seales, author and host and author of 'Small Doses,' January 30 - February 5.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
The fastest growing arts festival in the UK, VAULT Festival 2020 is back from Tuesday 28th January with its biggest ever edition across eight packed weeks. With more than 500 shows now on sale, the bold and innovative programme will feature shows from more than 2,700 artists, with 64% of work being female-led, 33% and 25% of work from LGBTQ+ and BAME artists respectively.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
This co-production presented by Nouveau Riché and Omnibus Theatre announces three new queens to star in the award-winning, critically-acclaimed play written by Jessica L. Hagan and adapted for the stage by Ryan Calais Cameron. Tosin Alabi (ROUNDHOUSE, UNICORN THEATRE ) Eshe Asante (CHANNEL 4: Humans, OVALHOUSE ) and Elisha Robin will join Koko Kwaku, who will be reprising her role for the national tour.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
HOME Manchester's annual Orbit Festival, one of the city's leading theatre festivals, is bringing a taste of the Edinburgh Festival to Manchester, gathering together a host of theatre-makers and performers whose work spans comedy, dance, drama, spoken word and music. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2020
Breaking records after 17 seasons on Law & Order's S. Epatha Merkerson shares how she got THE CALL to be on Broadway the first time on Broadway's Calling with Lance Roberts.
by Audrey Liebross - Aug 21, 2019
The second annual Hi-DeF Hi-Desert Fringe Festival is taking place this weekend, August 23-25, 2019, at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center 59700 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, California. For more information, see
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
Typical, a powerful and urgent exploration about how society stereotypes Black masculinity is the subject of a brand-new film created by award-winning creative movement Nouveau Riche and Soho Theatre, London's leading producer of new theatre, comedy and cabaret.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Multi-talented singer-songwriter, journalist and blogger Arielle Paul will release her much-anticipated EP, “Burn,” worldwide on August 16th, 2019. 
by TV Scoop - Apr 2, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of NCIS, airing on CBS on Tuesday, April 23, 2019!