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Summer and Smoke - 2018 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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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Classic Stage Company

(New York City, NY)
136 East 13th Street
New York City, NY 10003
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by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
Full casting is announced today, Monday 6 September, for the musical CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London’s West End. Joining the previously announced Eddie Redmayne as ‘The Emcee’ and Jessie Buckley as ‘Sally Bowles’ will be Omari Douglas as ‘Cliff Bradshaw’, Liza Sadovy as ‘Fraulein Schneider’, Elliot Levey as ‘Herr Schultz’, Stewart Clarke as ‘Ernst Ludwig’ and Anna-Jane Casey as ‘Fraulein Kost’.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021
Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop announced today a one-week extension for Sanctuary City by Pulitzer Prize winner, NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Martyna Majok (Cost of Living, queens) and directed by Rebecca Frecknall (Summer and Smoke). 
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 23, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop just celebrated opening night of 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).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021
Set in a world where all the fish have inexplicably vanished, Yellowfin is a deep dive into a dystopian future. The play offers a timely insight into our sense of citizenship and responsibility to the planet, as we too navigate our own ‘new normal’. The worldwide premiere will be directed by Ed Madden (A Table Tennis Play; Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons).
by Bella Bevan - Sep 19, 2021
The Old Vic stages the world premiere of American playwright Bess Wohl's Camp Siegfried. This two-hander drama is directed by Katy Rudd and depicts a budding romance at a real-life fascist summer camp for young German-Americans operating on New York's Long Island in the 1930s.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020
Almeida Theatre has announced a socially distanced season of three world premieres for Christmas 2020 and into 2021.
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 16, 2021
Two of NYC’s award-winning singers join forces to interpret songs of love and belonging that reach into the rich history of Broadway and pop gems from yesterday and today.  2019 MAC Hanson Award recipient Teresa Fischer and recent NY Independent Theater Award winner Mary Sheridan come back to the cabaret stage with an evening of musical delights.  
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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Sanctuary City, written by Pulitzer Prize winner, NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Martyna Majok (Cost of Living, queens) and directed by Rebecca Frecknall (Summer and Smoke), will be available for streaming from Monday October 25 through Sunday November 21, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2021
Ahead of performances starting for CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB on Monday 15 November, shots of the show in rehearsals have been released.
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.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021
ATG Productions and Underbelly, the producers of CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London's West End have announced the Prologue Company, ahead of the production's first preview performance on Monday 15 November 2021.
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.
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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
As the Kit Kat Club opens its doors in the West End for the first time, ATG Productions and Underbelly, the producers of CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB have revealed a first look of the production starring Eddie Redmayne as ‘The Emcee’, Jessie Buckley as ‘Sally Bowles’ and Omari Douglas as ‘Cliff Bradshaw’.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021
CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London’s West End announced today the official daily mobile lottery in partnership with TodayTix for six exceptional £25 seats per performance, including tickets at a cabaret table.
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2021
Lovers and Other Strangers is an evening of five untitled comedic one-acts adding up to less than eighty minutes of brilliant comedy writing and wonderful relatable people seduced by love, arguing about love, marrying with love, cheating with love and confused by love. The play was turned into a hit movie starring Diane Keaton, Gig Young, Richard Castellano and Bea Arthur.
by Shari Barrett - May 18, 2021
Here is my interview with Gloria Gifford about presenting LOVERS AND OTHER STRANGERS live-streamed online as well as her Gloria Gifford Conservatory and how she is managing to keep her students active during the past year.
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 - 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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop has announced the complete 2021/22 Season as well as initial work for the 2022/23 Season. The 2021/22 season begins this summer with Semblance by Obie Award winner, NYTW Usual Suspect & former 2050 Fellow Whitney White.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2021
Get a first look at The Phantom of the Opera's newest West End stars Lucy St Louis and Rhys Whitfield as they perform one of the show's signature numbers, 'All I Ask of You.'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2021
The world stage premiere of The Magician's Elephant will run in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from Thursday 14 October 2021 to Saturday 1 January 2022 with press night on Tuesday 26 October 2021. Learn more about the production here!
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.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021
Tickets go on priority sale at 8.00am on 19 July 2021 for both ATG TheatreCard Members and Underbelly Full Fat Members and at 12.00noon for those who have signed up for priority booking. Learn more about how to purchase tickets here!
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
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.
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!
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.
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 www.theduplex.com. FOR INFORMATION CALL: (212) 255-5438
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.
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!
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. 
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).
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.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021
Award-winning actress Harriet Robinson returns to theatre with the debut of her one-person play, 'Here Comes Harriet!' written and performed by Ms. Robinson with direction by Emmy-Award winner Beth Bornstein Dunnington. Here Comes Harriet! premiered on United Solo's Theatre Festival's new streaming platform, United Solo Screen.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2021
Feinstein's/54 Below Presents Amy Jo Jackson in THE BRASS MENAGERIE on September 16.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021
New York Theatre Workshop announced today casting, dates and ticket information 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).
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.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2021
A new musical stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s legendary novel The Great Gatsby is headed for the stage, with a new score from Grammy Award-nominated international rock star of Florence + the Machine Florence Welch and Grammy Award nominee Thomas Bartlett.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021
Lucy St Louis will play 'Christine Daaé' and Rhys Whitfield will play 'Raoul'. They join the previously announced double Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly as 'The Phantom'.
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.