Summer and Smoke Revival 2018

Opened: May 3, 2018
Closing: May 20, 2017

Summer and Smoke - 2018 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Classic Stage Company
136 East 13th Street New York City, NY 10003

In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, the local minister’s daughter walks the line between piety and sensuality with the neighborhood doctor who grew up next door. Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of the award-winning Transport Group, helms this sultry Southern Gothic masterpiece marking Tennessee Williams’ long-overdue CSC debut.

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The Farm Theater Awards Playwright Enid Graham With the 2024/25 College Collaboration Project Commission
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2024

The Farm Theater Awards Playwright Enid Graham With the 2024/25 College Collaboration Project Commission.

US Premiere of THE HUNT Starring Tobias Menzies to Begin in February at St. Ann's Warehouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2024

St. Ann’s Warehouse is presenting the U.S. premiere of the Almeida Theatre production ofThe Hunt, a blistering thriller catapulting audiences into some of today’s thorniest questions surrounding mob justice and forgiveness.

VIDEO: Aigul Akhmetshina and Piotr Beczała Perform “Je vais danser en votre honneur” from Bizet's CARMEN At The Metropolitan Opera
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 26, 2023

The Met celebrates the new year with a new production of Bizet's Carmen by acclaimed English director Carrie Cracknell, opening on Sunday, December 31, at 6:30PM. In her highly anticipated Met debut, Cracknell reinvigorates the classic story of deadly passion with a staging that moves the action to modern day and explores themes that could not be more relevant today: gendered violence, abusive labor structures, and the desire to break through societal boundaries.

Hit Pop Musical FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD Has Landed In Greater Manchester For Christmas
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2023

HIT POP MUSICAL Fantastic Great Women Who Changed the World has arrived in Greater Manchester for Christmas. The cast visited Hazel Reeves' award-winning statue 'Rise Up, Women' before performing at The Lowry. The show runs until January 7th, 2024, marking the anniversary of the Representation of the People Act.

New Production Of Bizet's CARMEN to Open at The Metropolitan Opera This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2023

The Met's new production of Bizet's Carmen, directed by Carrie Cracknell, opens on December 31.

Two World Premiere Musicals & More Set for La Jolla Playhouse 2024/2025 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2023

La Jolla Playhouse has unveiled its 2024/2025 season, featuring two world-premiere musicals. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!

Toby Keith Set To Headline Dolby Live At Park MGM This December
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 21, 2023

Country music superstar Toby Keith is set to headline Dolby Live at Park MGM on December 10 & 11, 2023. Don't miss this incredible live performance!

PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 3, 2023

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 

BASKERVILLE Comes to Peninsula Players Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2023

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater, presents performances of 'Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' beginning on September 6 for a six-week run at Door County's premiere professional theater. 

aGLIFF Reveals Film Lineup for Prism 36
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2023

Discover the exciting lineup of LGBTQ+ films at aGLIFF's Prism 36. Don't miss out on this celebration of diverse storytelling and powerful narratives. Plan your movie marathon and be part of the vibrant LGBTQ+ community.

Franklin Stage Company Presents TOLIVER & WAKEMAN A New Play By Kyle Bass
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 24, 2023

The Franklin Stage Company, Delaware County's renowned professional summer theater, will present a new play by Kyle Bass entitled TOLIVER & WAKEMAN, directed by Vernice Miller. It will begin performances on August 4 and run through August 2, 2023.

The Crossing Announces 2023-2024 Season: SIN EATING
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 13, 2023

Three-time Grammy Award-winning choir The Crossing, led by conductor Donald Nally, has announced its 2023-2024 Season: Sin Eating.

Performance Space New York to Present I WANNA BE WITH YOU EVERYWHERE, Envisioned by and for Disability Communities
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2023

Organized by desire and need, and nurtured by Arika, Amalle Dublon, Jerron Herman, Carolyn Lazard, Park McArthur, Alice Sheppard and Constantina Zavitsanos—IWBWYE, I wanna be with you everywhere is returning this summer.

Full Programming Set for FUSE International 2023 Featuring 50 Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 5, 2023

The streets of Kingston-Upon-Thames will be buzzing this summer as FUSE International returns with 50 events spanning theatre, dance, cabaret, comedy, music and visual arts as the annual international celebration of live performance and creativity returns.

BTG Reveals Casting For MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET and PHOTOGRAPH 51
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2023

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) have announced casting for two of its summer 2023 shows: Million Dollar Quartet, a three-time Tony Award–nominated once-in-a-lifetime musical evening back by popular demand with some of the same cast as 2017 and Photograph 51, an intriguing portrait of the race to discover the mysteries of the DNA double helix. 

Diversionary Theatre Announces 2023/2024 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2023

Diversionary Theatre has announced its 2023/2024 season: the San Diego premiere of Dragon Mama (September/October 2023) by Sara Porkalob and directed by Andrew Russell; the legacy revival of The Glass Menagerie (November/December 2023) by Tennessee Williams and directed by Lisa Berger with Shana Wride taking on the iconic role of Amanda Wingfield; the West Coast premiere of Notes on Killing Seven Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Board Members (May/June, 2024) a co-production with Moxie Theatre by Mara Vélez Meléndez and a director to be announced; the world-premiere musical TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix (May/June, 2024) by EllaRose Chary and Brandon Gwinn, directed by Sherri Eden Barber.

Interview: Ballerina Mackenzie Richter Tells BroadwayWorld About the Magic and Spectacle of Houston Ballet's SWAN LAKE
by Miranda Keating - Jun 1, 2023

The Houston Ballet's 2022-2023 season is ending with one of ballet's greatest love stories, SWAN LAKE. I had the chance to speak with Mackenzie Richter, one of the ballerinas portraying Odette/Odile, and they gave me some insight into their experience of performing this iconic lead role and shared what makes this certain production so special.

TEENAGERS IN LOVE Comes to The Chain Theatre This Week
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2023

Boardwalk Productions presents the World Premiere of TEENAGERS IN LOVE by Sean O'Connor. Directed by Debra Whitfield, previews begin June 2 at The Chain Theatre. Opening is slated for June 8.

The Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces 2023 Season of New Plays
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2023

The Cape Cod Theatre Project (CCTP) announces its 2023 Season of New Plays, running Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM ET from June 29th-July 22nd at Falmouth Academy's Simon Center for the Arts. For the second consecutive year, CCTP will highlight female voices, with workshops of staged readings by Steph Del Rosso (June 29-July 1), May Treuhaft-Ali (July 6-July 8), Fernanda Coppel (July 13-15) and Mary Elizabeth Hamilton (July 20-22).

2023 Second Stage Theater Uptown Series to Present TOROS By Danny Tejera This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2023

Second Stage Theater will present TOROS, written by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this summer at Second Stage Theater Uptown.

Mirror Stage Presents U.S. Premiere Of THE SQUIRREL PLAYS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2023

Mirror Stage will present its first fully-staged production in more than 10 years, the U.S. premiere of The Squirrel Plays by award-winning playwright Mia McCullough. A deeply dark comedy about choice(s) and consequences, The Squirrel Plays is a cycle of three short one-act plays: Infestation, Compensation, and Eradication.

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by Michael Major - Mar 3, 2023

In the final installment of the HOMICIDE HUNTER trilogy, Lt. Joe Kenda confronts one of the most unlikely killers of his career. In his signature storytelling style, Joe Kenda leads viewers through the labyrinthine case of a young mother found raped and murdered, only for her killer to be convicted thanks to DNA evidence three decades later.

Constantine Maroulis to Star in New Musical ROCK & ROLL MAN at New World Stages in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2023

The New York premiere of Rock & Roll Man, a new musical celebrating the life of the legendary Alan Freed, starring Constantine Maroulis as Freed, will open this June at New World Stages, Stage 3. See how to purchase tickets!

Interview: Lead Ballerina Jessica Collado Shares With Us the Behind-the-Scenes of SUMMER AND SMOKE's Premiere at the Houston Ballet
by Miranda Keating - Mar 1, 2023

Next week, Houston Ballet is presenting the premiere of Cathy Marston's SUMMER AND SMOKE, inspired by Tennessee Williams' play. It was my joy to speak with Jessica Collado, one of the leads for SUMMER AND SMOKE; I learned about her background, how SUMMER AND SMOKE was uniquely developed, and what we can expect from this beautiful production.

Rorschach Announces Finalists For 2023 MAGIC IN ROUGH SPACES NEW PLAY LAB
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2023

Rorschach Theatre has announced the finalists for its annual Magic in Rough Spaces New Play Lab.

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Summer and Smoke has had 5 productions including Broadway which opened in 1948, Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 2018, West End which opened in 2018 and which opened in 2018.
Summer and Smoke has been nominated for Outstanding Revival of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards.

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