Summer and Smoke Revival

Opened: September 5, 1996
Closing: October 20, 1996

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Phylicia Rashad Joins Emily Mann and Jean Lichty to Kick Off Tennessee Williams' 110th Birthday Celebration by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021

The event will begin March 25 at 7 PM with La Femme's executive director Jean Lichty, “In Conversation” with Tony-nominee and Theater Hall of Fame-inductee, director Emily Mann and five-time Emmy nominee and Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad. Iguana will stream through March 28, 2021.

Rising Sun Performance Company Announces New Resident Ensemble Company Members by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021

Founding Artistic Director Akia, announced today that Rising Sun Performance Company has invited 8 new artists to join its resident ensemble company. These artistic relationships grew from the company’s internal artistic development programs and virtual programming last season. 

Encore Screening of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Starring Dylan McDermott, Phylicia Rashad and More to Take Place in March by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021

La Femme Theatre Productions' presentation of Tennessee Williams's The Night of the Iguana, directed by Emily Mann, was initially streamed this past December and raised nearly $17K for The Actors Fund. La Femme will present an Encore streaming of The Night of the Iguana in celebration of Tennessee Williams's 110th birthday on March 26, 2021.

Alhambra Presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

Since taking over the helm of the storied Alhambra Theatre & Dining, Managing Partner Craig Smith has wanted to produce a Tennessee Williams play, and on February 24, 2021 he will get his wish as the Alhambra opens his most famous one, The Glass Menagerie. 

Marin Ireland Will Lead Jamil Muñoz's Debut Feature, MUSLIMAH by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 28, 2021

Dweck Productions and Vanishing Angle announced today that they are teaming up for writer/director Jamil Muñoz's debut feature film MUSLIMAH, with actress Marin Ireland (Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy', HELL OR HIGH WATER) attached in the lead role.

Theater Stories: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, PIPPIN and More About The Music Box Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Music Box Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including August: Osage County, the lauded revival of Pippin, Dear Evan Hansen and much more!

Theater Stories: The OKLAHOMA! Revival, FUN HOME, AMERICAN BUFFALO & More About the Circle in the Square Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features The Circle in the Square Theatre! Learn about the Circle in the Square Theatre School, the 2019 Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, the show that was most recently set to be performed in the theatre, American Buffalo, and much more!

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS'S NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Starring Dylan McDermott and Phylicia Rashad to Stream This Week by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020

La Femme Theatre Productions will present Tennessee Williams’s The Night of the Iguana, directed by Emily Mann, as a benefit for the Actors Fund. The show will stream December 2-6, 2020. Tickets range from $10 - $250.

Marin Ireland and David Adjmi to Take Part in Live Reading and Discussion of LOT SIX for Playwrights Horizons by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2020

Playwrights Horizons will host writer and Playwrights commissionee David Adjmi (Marie Antoinette, Stunning, the upcoming Stereophonic on Broadway) and actress Marin Ireland (Marie Antoinette, Summer and Smoke, Playwrights: Maple and Vine) for a live reading and discussion of Adjmi's acclaimed memoir Lot Six, December 10 at 6:30pm EST.

Phylicia Rashad, Dylan McDermott, Roberta Maxwell and More to Star in THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2020

La Femme Theatre Productions will present Tennessee Williams's The Night of the Iguana, directed by Emily Mann, as a benefit for the Actors Fund. The show will stream December 2-6, 2020.

Almeida Theatre Announces Socially Distanced Season of Three World Premieres for Christmas 2020 and Into 2021 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020

Almeida Theatre has announced a socially distanced season of three world premieres for Christmas 2020 and into 2021.

BWW Exclusive: Meet The Cast And Creative Team Of ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2020

Today on Friday, October 16th at 7pm, a special virtual reading of 'One Empire, Under God' - Anthony J. Piccione's new full-length drama exploring religious extremism & right-wing populism - will be broadcast via Zoom to monthly patrons on Patreon, as well as selected invited guests. Immediately after the reading, there will be a talkback - moderated by co-producer Jay Michaels - featuring the playwright, director & cast.

BWW Interview: Ella Road Talks SOMETHING WILL DISAPPEAR by Jonathan Marshall - Jul 16, 2020

Playwright Ella Road achieved critical acclaim with her play The Phlebotomist, which was nominated for an Olivier Award after a run at both Hampstead Theatre Downstairs and its main stage. Road has now written a short film called Something Will Disappear for the Almeida Theatre's upcoming climate change festival, Shifting Tides. The writer spoke with BroadwayWorld about the project, her writing and how the theatre industry might emerge from the pandemic.

Lyric Hammersmith Will Stream A DOLL'S HOUSE on May 20 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!

Broadway Books: 10 Biographies to Read While Staying Inside! by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2020

Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatrical biographies to fill the void!

New York Theatre Workshop Concludes 2019/20 Season Due to the Health Crisis by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 17, 2020

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that out of continued concern for the health and safety of their audiences, artists and staff, NYTW will not return to public programming in the 2019/20 season.

VIDEO: Watch Andrew Scott Performing HAMLET's 'To Be Or Not To Be' by Marianka Swain - Apr 3, 2020

London's Almeida Theatre has put together a fantastic playlist of monologues from its past productions to keep us entertained at home, including Andrew Scott performing the famous 'To be, or not to be' soliloquy from Shakespeare's Hamlet. Robert Icke directed Scott in the title role at the Almeida, to great acclaim, in 2017.

New Conservatory Theatre Center Announces 2020-21 Season, Including Two World Premieres by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020

New Conservatory Theatre Center has announced the line-up for NCTC's 2020-21 subscription season, looking beyond the current closure of local theatres and forward to a healthy future after the COVID-19 crisis.

Meet the Cast of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? - Now in Previews on Broadway! by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is officially in previews on Broadway! Two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf and Rupert Everett star on Broadway in Edward Albee's seminal drama Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, this production also stars Russell Tovey and 2019 Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran.

Jasai Chase-Owens, Sharlene Cruz and More to Star in New York Theatre Workshop's SANCTUARY CITY by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today casting for Sanctuary City by Pulitzer Prize winner, NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Martyna Majok (Cost of Living, queens), directed by Rebecca Frecknall (Summer and Smoke). Sanctuary City will begin previews on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014), and is set to open on Tuesday, March 24, for a limited run through Sunday, April 12, 2020.

BWW Review: In THE BRASS MENAGERIE At The Duplex, Talented And Gifted Child Amy Jo Jackson Takes On Williams Women With A Welish … uh… Relish! by Bobby Patrick - Jan 17, 2020

Amy Jo Jackson in 'The Brass Menagerie' plays the Duplex Cabaret Theatre (61 Christopher Street, 2nd floor) on June 17, 2020, at 9:30pm. There is a $10 cover charge when tickets are purchased in advance ($15 at the door) and 2 beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at FOR INFORMATION CALL: (212) 255-5438

Cast Announced For SUMMER & SMOKE at The Pentagon Theatre at Collaboraction Studios by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020

The Impostors Theatre Company (ITC) continues their second season this March with Summer & Smoke, written by Tennessee Williams and directed by ITC Artistic Director Stefan Roseen. Summer & Smoke runs March 13 a?" 28, 2020 at The Pentagon Theatre at Collaboraction Studios in the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622. Press are welcomed to join us any time from Friday, March 13 until closing.

THE HUMAN COMEDY Comes to Sierra Madre Playhouse by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2020

BWW Interview: Amy Jo Jackson of THE BRASS MENAGERIE at The Duplex by Stephen Mosher - Jan 7, 2020

The Wild Woman of Cabaret is back with her summer smash hit THE BRASS MENAGERIE. Stephen Mosher talks with Amy Jo Jackson just days before her encore run at The Duplex opens

BWW Review: THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, Almeida Theatre by Anthony Walker-Cook - Dec 11, 2019

Following the success of Summer and Smoke at both the Almeida and the Duke of York's theatre, director Rebecca Frecknall returns to the former venue with John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi. Taking Webster's grotesque tale of betrayal, this production sets the lives of its female characters on brutal display with a relentless atmosphere.

Ana Gasteyer, Josh Groban, Rachel Brosnahan and More to Take Part In New York Theatre Workshop's 2020 Gala by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today performers, presenters and the host for the NYTW 2020 Gala, honoring NYTW Usual Suspect & Tony Award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Three Pianos at NYTW) and Tony Award-winning producer Jordan Roth (Producer of Hadestown; President of Jujamcyn Theaters). The Gala will be held on Monday, February 3 at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York, NY 10013).

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents JAVANKA 2020: ON THE TRAIL by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

Jake Weinstein and Sarah Naughton are returnING to Feinstein's/54 Below with their hit show Javanka! Jake and Sarah portray America's first daughter and son-in-law in this riotous satirical cabaret. Told through their favorite medium of musical comedy, Jared and Ivanka are on the campaign trail to spread the gospel of Trump and rally the troops for the 2020 re-election. Featuring their spin on Sondheim to Adele with original music too, Javanka have secrets to spill and hidden talents to share. As their campaign invariably unravels, you can count on some special guests to show up, too. You won't have to wait until the impeachment trial to hear Jared and Ivanka sing! Plus special guest Maddy Apple (Hello Dolly! on Broadway)

VIDEO: Harry Hamlin Talks His Off-Broadway Play ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2019

Harry Hamlin was a guest on Wednesday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about his off-Broadway play 'One November Yankee.'

New York Theatre Workshop Announces Dates for ENDLINGS and SANCTUARY CITY by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) announced today the dates for the next two productions of the 2019/20 season, Endlings and Sanctuary City.

Guildford Shakespeare Company Announces MACBETH Cast by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019

8-29 February: Ahead of next February's production, the award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company (GSC) have announced the cast for Shakespeare's supernatural thriller MACBETH.

Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents THE PLAY'S THE THING by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 19, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group continues 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.

Transport Group Announces Denise Dickens as New Executive Director by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour Announces Casting; Killian Donnelly and More! by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

Full casting has been announced for the UK and Ireland tour of the brilliant original production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA opening at Curve, Leicester on 22 February 2020.

Killian Donnelly To Lead UK Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2019

Actor Killian Donnelly, will don the mask of the title character in a new UK tour of The Phantom of the Opera!

VIDEO: A CHRISTMAS CAROL's Hannah Elless Takes Over Instagram! by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 8, 2019

We got some holiday cheer yesterday thanks to Hannah Elless taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at A Christmas Carol's first preview! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!

A CHRISTMAS CAROL's Hannah Elless Takes Over Instagram Thursday! by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 6, 2019

Get ready for some holiday cheer because A Christmas Carol's Hannah Elless is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Thursday, November 7th! Be sure to tune in throughout the day to get a peek inside the show's first preview at the Lyceum Theatre. You're not gonna want to miss this takeover that is sure to bring joy to the world!

Meet the Cast of A CHRISTMAS CAROL- Now in Previews on Broadway! by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.

Frances Fisher and Gregory Harrison Will Lead Laguna Playhouse's THE LION IN WINTER by Julie Musbach - Oct 25, 2019

Laguna Playhouse announces the final cast and creative team to join acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway's Chicago, Steel Pier), as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in THE LION IN WINTER

Photo Flash: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Heads to Stage West by Julie Musbach - Oct 25, 2019

Can you assume these days that what you see in the media is factually correct?  Is accuracy all that important in an opinion piece? Those questions are central to the timely and very funny The Lifespan of a Fact, by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, which begins a 5-week regional premiere run at Stage West on Thursday, November 7.

Gingold Theatrical Group Continues Project Shaw with THE PLAY'S THE THING by Julie Musbach - Oct 21, 2019

Gingold Theatrical Group continues 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.

ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE Makes NYC Premiere At 59E59 Theaters by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2019

Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) is thrilled to welcome the NYC premiere of ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE, written and directed by Joshua Ravetch. Produced by Delaware Theatre Company, ONE NOVEMBER YANKEE begins performances on Friday, November 29 for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 29. 

Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For THE DUCHESS OF MALFI by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019

Joining the previously announced Lydia Wilson are Khalid Abdalla, Hadassah Allen, Leo Bill, Jersey Blu Georgia, Ioanna Kimbook, Michael Marcus, Ciarán Owens, Shalini Peiris, Jack Riddiford, Jethro Skinner and Kalungi Ssebandeke.

THE ART OF DINING Opens Oct. 26 At Gloria Gifford Conservatory by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2019

Juicy. Delicious. Salivate your way through The Art of Dining, a hilarious exploration of tantalizing appetites and desires. Then eat with the cast. Gourmet meals at every show (for V.I.P. ticket holders).

Danielle Bird and Nichole Bird Will Lead THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER at the New Vic Theatre by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2019

Casting has been announced for the premiere of the New Vic Theatre's spectacular new Christmas adaptation of Mark Twain's enchanting tale The Prince and The Pauper.

Frances Fisher And Gregory Harrison To Star In THE LION IN WINTER At Laguna Playhouse by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2019

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard are thrilled to announce that acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), will star as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway'sChicago, Steel Pier), will star as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in its upcoming production of THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Sheldon Epps.  

Palm Beach Dramaworks Presents Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2019

Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, the Pulitzer Prize-winner that is on virtually every critic's short list of greatest American plays, opens Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2019-2020 season on Friday, October 11 (8pm) at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Performances continue through November 3, with specially priced previews on October 9 and 10 (7:30pm). J. Barry Lewis directs.

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI Comes to the Almeida by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2019

The Almeida Theatre announces Associate Director Rebecca Frecknall's new production of John Webster's revenge tragedy The Duchess of Malfi, with Lydia Wilson in the title role.

LOBBY HERO Comes to Fortyfivedownstairs by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2019

When you can't trust the law, who can you trust? Four New Yorkers become tangled in a murder investigation when a lobby security guard clashes with his controlling manager, an idealistic rookie cop, and her volatile senior partner during a night of suspense, humour and compromised morality.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Say About TORCH SONG? by Review Roundups - Sep 9, 2019

Turbine Theatre presents its inaugural production, Torch Song starring Matthew Needham (Arnold), Daisy Boulton (Laurel), Dino Fetscher (Ed) and Rish Shah (Alan), Jay Lycurgo (David) and Bernice Stegers (Ma). Let's see what the critics had to say.

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Justin Guarini by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 9, 2019

In this week's episode, Ilana chats with Marin Ireland! Marin Ireland has been seen on Broadway in Big Knife, After Miss Julie, reasons to be pretty (Tony nom, Theatre World Award). Selected Off-Broadway: Blue Ridge (Atlantic), Summer and Smoke (Transport Group/CSC), Three Sisters (CSC), Marie Antoinette, Blasted (Soho Rep), Maple and Vine (Playwrights Horizons), In the Wake, The Ruby Sunrise (Public), Lie of the Mind (New Group); Cyclone (Obie Award; Studio Dante), Far Away (NYTW), The Harlequin Studies (Signature), On the Exhale (Drama Desk nom, Solo Performance, Roundabout), Ironbound (Drama Desk nom, Rattlestick, Geffen Playhouse), Kill Floor (LCT3). Other: 4.48 Psychosis (Royal Court US tour), Troilus & Cressida (Wooster Group/RSC). Film: The Family Fang, Glass Chin (Independent Spirit Award nomination), 28 Hotel Rooms, Flint, Sparrows Dance, The Irishman, others. TV: 'Sneaky Pete,' 'The Slap,''Masters of Sex,' 'Girls,' 'The Divide,' 'Homeland', 'Mildred Pierce,'others.


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