Suddenly Last Summer

Opened: November 15, 2006
Closing: January 20, 2007

Suddenly Last Summer - 2006 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Laura Pels Theatre
Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre 111 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036

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Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Hadi Tabbal & More to Star in THE WINTER'S TALE at Folger Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2023

Tickets are now on sale for The Winter’s Tale at Folger Theatre! The Winter's Tale is Shakespeare romance that takes audiences on an exhilarating journey, weaving together a series of complex relationships.

Photos: ARTEFACT & SOMETHING UNSPOKEN at the Playground Theatre by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2023

Production photos have been released from Artefact & Something Unspoken at the Playground Theatre. 

Review: SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER at COCA's Catherine B Berges Theatre by James Lindhorst - Sep 9, 2023

TWSTL’s SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER is a fairly well-constructed production of Tennessee William’s play. There is a lot to unpack in the 90-minute psychological drama including maternal obsession, malice, repressed homosexuality, mental illness, manipulation, pedophilia, greed, and cannibalism. Most of it works, some of it doesn’t, and leads to a conclusion that may leave the audience unsatisfied.

Review: SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER at Sorry Studios by Ilana Lucas - Aug 17, 2023

In a small, intimate office space near Queen and Dufferin, Riot King’s production of one of Tennessee Williams’ lesser-performed plays, SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER, feels like you’ve been invited into someone’s Southern Gothic living room.

Tennessee Williams St. Louis Expands to Year-Round Programming with 8th Annual Festival by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2023

This year’s fall Festival will give center stage to Suddenly Last Summer, a drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright Williams, directed by award-winning director, Tim Ocel at the Catherine B. Berges Theatre at Center of Creative Arts (COCA) on September 7-17.

The Playground Theatre to Present Season of Women and LGBTQ+ Stories by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 8, 2023

Discover The Playground Theatre's captivating season of performances featuring stories about women and LGBTQ+ individuals. Find out about the dates and ticket information for each show and make sure you don't miss out on these engaging and thought-provoking productions.

Theaterworks Hartford Extends Run of Pulitzer Prize Winner Lynn Nottage's CLYDE'S Through Early August by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2023

Discover the gripping drama of 'Clyde's' by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage. Theaterworks Hartford has extended the run of this acclaimed play until August 5. Don't miss your chance to experience the power and artistry of this must-see production.

White Heron Theatre Company Opens BLITHE SPIRIT July 10 by A.A. Cristi - Jul 5, 2023

White Heron Theatre Company of Nantucket will open it's first production of the 2023 summer season, Blithe Spirit, by Noël Coward (Present Laughter, Private Lives) and directed by Skip Greer. Greer returns to Nantucket after directing 2017's Outside Mullingar for White Heron.

SUCCESSION Star Sarah Snook To Portray 26 Characters In THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY West End by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2023

Emmy-nominated Succession star Sarah Snook will hit the West End stage in January 2024 in an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. The production may also have Broadway in its sights. 

Alex Brightman and Colin Donnell Join THE SHARK IS BROKEN on Broadway by Nicole Rosky - Jun 20, 2023

Two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman will star as Richard Dreyfuss opposite Colin Donnell as Roy Scheider, joining Ian Shaw in The Shark Is Broken on Broadway. Check out all of the details!

Barrie Kosky Will Appear in Conversation With STC Artistic Director Kip Williams by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2023

Experience two of Australia’s most influential theatre-makers 'in conversation' at an intimate, one night event, hosted by Sydney Theatre Company on Tuesday 27 June. 

Maggie Siff, Pico Alexander & More to Star in ORPHEUS DESCENDING at TFANA by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2023

Theatre for a New Audience will present Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending, July 9–August 6 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

U.S. Premiere of LONDON ROAD Adds Week of Performances at Theater Wit by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2023

Due to popular demand, Shattered Globe Theatre has announce one added week of performances for its hit U.S. premiere musical London Road, extending through Sunday, June 11, 2023.

REVIEW: Tennessee Williams' SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER Is Presented With Simplicity At Ensemble Theatre by Jade Kops - May 21, 2023

Shaun Rennie (Director) allows Tennessee Williams’ words to be the hero of the night as he presents a captivatingly simple expression of SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER at Ensemble Theatre.

Tennessee Williams St. Louis Receives Whitaker and MHC Grants by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2023

Tennessee Williams St. Louis has received the generous support of the W H I T A K E R  F O U N D A T I O N for its mainstage production of Suddenly Last Summer to be presented in COCA's Berges Theatre during the 8th Annual Tennessee Williams Festival September 7 - 17.

Hotter Project Returns To Edinburgh Festival Fringe With The World Premiere of THE LAST SHOW BEFORE WE DIE by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2023

Hotter Project (Mary Higgins and Ell Potter) join with their long-term producing partner and collaborator Ellie Keel, to bring their new show The Last Show Before We Die to this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe at Paines Plough's Roundabout at Summerhall from 2 to 27 August, with press welcome from 5 August.  

Ensemble Theatre Presents SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER Beginning This Month by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2023

Ensemble Theatre will bring to the stage Tennessee Williams’ gothic melodrama, Suddenly Last Summer, on from 15th May to 10th June 2023. 

Tennessee Williams St. Louis Expands to Year-Round Programming with 8th Annual Festival Returning September 7-17  by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2023

Tennessee Williams St. Louis expands to year-round programming with 8th annual festival returning September 7-17.

Tennessee Williams St. Louis Expands to Year-Round Programming with 8th Annual Festival by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2023

Tennessee Williams St. Louis has expanded to year-round programming with 8th annual festival returning September 7-17.

LONDON ROAD US Premiere to Open at Shattered Globe in April by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2023

Shattered Globe Theatre will conclude its 2022-23 season with the U.S. premiere of London Road, an experimental and innovative new musical featuring book and lyrics by Alecky Blythe, music and lyrics by Adam Cork, direction and choreography by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Andra Velis Simon.

OUR VERSE IN TIME TO COME World Premiere to be Presented at Folger Theatre in April by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2023

Folger Theatre will present the world premiere of Our Verse in Time to Come, a new play commissioned by the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Cast and Creative Team Announced For F**KING MEN at Waterloo East Theatre by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2023

Alex Britt, Charlie Condou, Derek Mitchell and Stanton Plummer-Cambridge are announced today as the cast in F**king Men, a fascinating, funny and provocative story of sex, love and connection.

 Island City Stage Presents I WANNA F*#%ING TEAR YOU APART Next Month by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2023

 Island City Stage, in co-production with Out Front Theatre Company in Atlanta, will present the South Florida debut of I Wanna F*#%ing Tear You Apart by Morgan Gould, from March 2 – April 2. Bring your bestie to see this new limited show that tackles love, friendship and jealousy with a touch of snark.

Cast Announced for LONDON ROAD US Premiere at Shattered Globe Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2023

 Shattered Globe Theatre will conclude its 2022-23 season with the U.S. premiere of London Road, an experimental and innovative new musical featuring book and lyrics by Alecky Blythe, music and lyrics by Adam Cork, direction and choreography by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Andra Velis Simon.

Sierra Madre Playhouse to Present CALL ME ELIZABETH in February by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 18, 2022

Call Me Elizabeth, written and performed by Kayla Boye, and directed by Erin Kraft will be presented by Sierra Madre Playhouse (87 W. Sierra Madre Boulevard, Sierra Madre, CA 91024) from February 10- February 19, 2023. Performances are Friday & Saturday at 8 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm.

Sydney Theatre Company's THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY Returns For A Limited Season by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2022

Following sold out seasons earlier this year in Sydney, Melbourne and at Adelaide Festival, Sydney Theatre Company's critically-acclaimed adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray will return once more to Roslyn Packer Theatre for a limited season. 

Cast Announced For TITUS ANDRONICUS at Shakespeare's Globe by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2022

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce the cast of Titus Andronicus, directed by Jude Christian (Dark Night of the Soul, Nanjing, Shakespeare’s Globe).

Review: Amy Jo Jackson Raises The Bar With THE BRASS MENAGERIE at 54 Below by Stephen Mosher - Nov 9, 2022

Amy Jo Jackson has been garnering praise for THE BRASS MENAGERIE for two years and this writer has finally arrived at the party.

AGNES OF GOD Announce At Old Academy Players by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2022

As part of their 100th Anniversary Season, Old Academy Players is proud to present the electrifying drama, Agnes of God, as its second mainstage production for 2022-2023. Agnes of God, written by John Pielmeier, debuted at The Eugene O'Neill Playwriting Conference in 1979, and later made its Broadway debut in 1982 starring Elizabeth Ashley, Geraldine Page and Amanda Plummer.

CARBONELL AWARDS Issue Revised List of Nominations for 2021-2022 Theatre Season by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2022

After announcing this year’s list of Carbonell Award nominations last Friday, the organization quickly realized that clarifications and additions were necessary. This invariably happens with any complicated, first-time process, so the nonprofit organization ordered a recalculation of the scores in all 20 categories.

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for WUTHERING HEIGHTS West Coast Premiere at Berkeley Rep by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Emma Rice’s critically acclaimed Wuthering Heights, a reimagined version of Emily Brontë’s gothic masterpiece. Performances begin Friday, November 18 and continue through Sunday, January 1, 2023.

Shattered Globe Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring a World Premiere, US Premiere & Chicago Premiere by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Shattered Globe Theatre has announced its 2022-23 Season, currently underway with the Chicago premiere of STEW, Zora Howard’s Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Drama, directed by Malkia Stampley, playing through October 22, 2022 at Theater Wit.

Silver Palm Award Honorees Announced by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

The Silver Palm Awards will be returning to The Addison of Boca Raton on October 17, 2022 at 6:30 p.m., when the recipients of this year's awards will be honored. The Silver Palms Awards were established in 2008, conceived to celebrate the work of theater artists who live in South Florida.

Ensemble Theatre Announces 2023 Season by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Ensemble Theatre has announced its 2023 season, with everything from classics to new works, hilarious comedy, to touching drama. Next year sees another 10-play season take to the stage, featuring huge cast names and brilliant playwrights, with a focus on female writing and directing.

Island City Stage Presents ONE IN TWO By Donja R. Love in August by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

Three actors sit in an ethereal waiting room. Each performance, the audience chooses which actor must portray the lead character of a Black man diagnosed with HIV in Island City Stage's newest production of  “One in Two,” by Donja R. Love.

THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP: A PENNY DREADFUL Comes to Island City Stage by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Vampire attacks, werewolf sightings, and the resurrection of an Egyptian Princess all set the stage for laughs in Island City Stage's newest production of “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful” by Charles Ludlam, running through July 10.

BWW Review: SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER AND TALK TO ME LIKE THE RAIN AND LET ME LISTEN at Avant Bard Theatre by David Friscic - Jun 1, 2022

Suddenly Last Summer a terrible memory was embedded in the mind of a woman, and she must now face an assault on her brain. Her cousin, the fastidious poet Sebastian, was spending a summer to write what was to be his last poem------but I am getting ahead of myself!

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Starring Richard Thomas to Begin Performances at the Kennedy Center in June by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

The Kennedy Center engagement of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Tony® winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee’s classic novel, will play the Kennedy Center’s Opera House, June 21–July 10, 2022. Find out how to get tickets, who is in the cast and more.

Island City Stage Presents THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP: A PENNY DREADFUL in June by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

Vampire attacks, werewolf sightings, and the resurrection of an Egyptian Princess all make an appearance in Island City Stage's newest production of “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful” by Charles Ludlam, running June 9 – July 10.

Island City Stage to Host STAND-UP, STAND OUT! Comedy Contest by Marissa Tomeo - May 3, 2022

 Island City Stage invites the community to listen, laugh and vote for South Florida’s funniest during its Stand-UP. STAND OUT! Comedy Contest in advance of PRIDE Month on May 23. The theatre company has sought out local comics to test their stand-up shtick in front of a live audience in the hopes of securing a spot to open-up for select shows during the run of the company’s upcoming production of “The Mystery of Irma Vep” by Charles Ludlam, a comedic horror satire. “The Mystery of Irma Vep” is part of the award-winning theater company’s 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season.

Chicago Premiere of RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN & More Announced for Raven Theatre's 40th Anniversary Season 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.

STC's THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY Encore Season Extended Until 14 May by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

The encore season of Sydney Theatre Company's critically-acclaimed adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, currently playing Roslyn Packer Theatre, has been extended until 14 May.

BWW Review: FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company by Tara Bennett - Apr 5, 2022

Returning to the stage since the pandemic shutdown is one New Orleans theatre company that has been sorely missed. The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company and their current production of FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS is a comedic romp that will give audiences the best medicine of all.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre to Present DANA H. by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the critically acclaimed play Dana H. written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters will run Friday, June 3–Sunday, July 10, 2022.

SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER Comes to Island City Stage by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

Aging, beauty, hypocrisy, greed, sexual repression and cannibalism drive Island City Stage’s production of Tennessee William’s gothic mystery Suddenly, Last Summer, running through April 17, 2022. Suddenly, Last Summer is part of the award-winning theater company’s 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season.

Goodman Theatre to Present CEPHIANNE'S REFLECTION As Next 'Future Labs' Reading by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2022

Goodman Theatre announces its next Future Labs reading: Cephianne's Reflection by Mallory Raven-Ellen Backstrom, directed by Wardell Julius Clark. The second offering (of six workshops and presentations anticipated) of Future Labs' second season, Backstrom's new play is penned in homage to an American dialect and colorful culture found on the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia—where the descendants of slaves learned how to turn pain into power.

Complete Casting Announced For TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

The complete cast is announced today for the First National Tour of the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Find out who's in the cast and how to get tickets.

Island City Stage Presents Tennessee Williams' SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER In March by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022

Paying homage to one of America's most celebrated playwrights during his birthday month, Island City Stage will present its debut of Tennessee William's gothic mystery Suddenly, Last Summer, March 17 – April 17, 2022. Suddenly, Last Summer is part of the award-winning theater company's 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season.

TWFest Announces 2022 Lineup by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2022

The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter for its 36th annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theatre, and to honor the 75th anniversary of the iconic play, 'A Streetcar Named Desire.' March 23-27, 2022, attendees will be back in person to enjoy award-winning speakers alongside fresh new voices on the literary scene.

Andrew Kramer's Political Thriller ARMATURE Runs Through February 27 At Island City Stage by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2022

Racism, homophobia and self-hatred seethe through Island City Stage's world premiere of Andrew Kramer's political mystery thriller, Armature, on stage now through February 27. Armature is part of the award-winning theater company's 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season.


Suddenly Last Summer has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2006.
Suddenly Last Summer has been nominated for Outstanding Costume Design at the Drama Desk Awards. Santo Loquasto received this nomination for his work on the show.



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