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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021
Production photos are released today for the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre co-production of the award-winning play The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2019
Nadine Garner (The Blake Mysteries) stars alongside Gig Clarke (The Code), Nicholas Denton (Wild), Paul Goddard (Pulse), Yalin Ozucelik (Othello) and Dan Spielman (Macbeth) in the Australian premiere of Anna Ziegler's Photograph 51, a delicate exploration of sacrifice in the pursuit of science, love and a place in history.
by Gary Naylor - Sep 10, 2021
This landmark play in Anglo-Irish drama gets a superb revival in a space that could have been designed exactly for its claustrophobic tale of familial obligations and missed opportunities
by Jonathan Marshall - Oct 15, 2021
Martin McDonagh may be best known for his cinema successes Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and In Bruges, but he made his name as a playwright. It was in 1996 that the then twenty something writer's debut The Beauty Queen of Leenane premiered in Ireland before going on to enjoy Broadway and West End acclaim. Lyric Hammersmith Artistic Director Rachel O'Riordan now brings her revival from Chichester Festival Theatre to her home ground.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 7, 2019
After staging three other plays by Martin McDonagh, Tower Theatre are now tackling the playwright's phenomenal first play, and start of the first of two trilogies, The Beauty Queen of Leenane. After premiering in Galway in 1996 it went on to have multiple transfers in London, a stint on Broadway, and to win a multitude of accolades.
by Jade Kops - Nov 28, 2019
THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE presents a gripping insight into Irish life with Martin McDonagh's trademark dark humour. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) announces a one week extension for the world premiere production of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), directed by Obie Award winner John Ortiz, and co-produced with LAByrinth Theater Company. The production, which opens on Monday, December 9th will now play through Sunday, December 29th, 2019 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019
The Gift Theatre has launched its 2020 Season with a revival of Martin McDonagh's masterpiece THE PILLOWMAN, directed by Laura Alcalá Baker, playing February 27 a?" March 29, 2020 at The Gift's home at 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. Single tickets go on sale Sunday, December 1 at www.thegifttheatre.org or by calling (773) 283-7071. Casting will be announced shortly. Season subscriptions packages are currently available. The press opening is Monday, March 2 at 7:30 pm.
by Marianka Swain - Nov 23, 2020
Alice Hamilton's directing work includes the Olivier-nominated Every Day I Make Greatness Happen at the Hampstead Theatre,The Weatherman at Park Theatre and While We’re Here at the Bush Theatre. She's now back at the Hampstead to helm Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter, which premiered here 60 years ago.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2021
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre announces full casting and production details for THE THANKSGIVING PLAY by Larissa FastHorse and directed by Laura Gordon. THE THANKSGIVING PLAY opens Saturday, November 20th at 8pm.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021
Company has officially returned to Broadway as of November 15. Meet the current cast and learn more about who is bringing this production to the stage!
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2021
New York-based, Australian performer and two-time Griffin Award-winning playwright Glace Chase will finally make her Sydney Theatre Company debut in July with Triple X - a semi-autobiographical trans love story that's evocative, tender and hilarious.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its first ever Online Summer Season. This summer will feature three of Irish Rep's most beloved recent productions reimagined for the screen and filmed remotely for limited release as part of A Performance on Screen.
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022
Stars of stage and screen Catherine Byrne and Mark Lambert will appear in a revival of one of Bernard Farrell's most famous dark comedies, Happy Birthday Dear Alice, which was commissioned by Waterford's Red Kettle Theatre Company in 1995.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announced casting and releases images for its summer reopening production Out West. Esh Alladi will play a young Gandhi in Tanika Gupta's The Overseas Student, Tom Mothersdale will play new father Jack in Simon Stephens' Blue Water and Cold and Fresh and Ayesha Antoine will play security guard Donna in Roy Williams' Go, Girl.
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre today announces a major revival of The Beauty Queen of Leenane, the Tony Award-winning play by Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; The Lieutenant of Inishmore), directed by Artistic Director Rachel O'Riordan in a new co-production with Chichester Festival Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2021
Four new productions to follow South Pacific in Chichester’s Festival 2021 have today been announced by Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Kathy Bourne.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022
Macbeth begins performances tonight, March 29, 2022, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) and opens on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020
Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2020
 Award-winning theatre company Headlong, have today announced the appointment of critically acclaimed theatre and opera director Joe Hill-Gibbins as their new Artistic Director. Currently working as a freelance director, with a new production of The Marriage of Figaro opening at English National Opera this month, he joins Headlong in Summer 2020. Donna Munday has also been announced as the new Chair of the company's Board of Trustees and will succeed current chair Robin Paxton on the 18 March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022
Atlantic Theater Company has announced its inaugural Judith Champion Launch Commissioning Program writers Matthew Capodicasa, Gloria Majule and Alex Riad. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
Producers have announced a brand-new production of the award-winning Broadway and West End hit show Shrek the Musical will tour the UK and Ireland from July 2023. Learn who is on the new creative team, and where the tour will kick off.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2020
The current COVID -19 crisis has had a devastating effect on the performing arts. Broadway has shut down, and the ban on gatherings in New Jersey extends to all other performance spaces as well, including the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell, home to the Bergen County Players (BCP) since 1949.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2020
The current COVID -19 crisis has had a devastating effect on the performing arts. Broadway has shut down, and the ban on gatherings in New York extends to all other performance spaces as well, including the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell, home to the Bergen County Players (BCP) since 1949. The show must go on(line) and, luckily, streaming video makes that possible.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling's cultural hub, is delighted to present a truly outstanding programme for its summer season, taking audiences right through the end of September with an array of the best live entertainment in Scotland. Talent development and diverse voices are at the heart of the season as Macrobert showcases leading young Scottish theatre-makers Debbie Hannan & Uma Nada-Rajah, brings light to growing talent Brido Hingwy, presents Indian American theatre artist Priyanka Shetty in her first UK tour and exhibits emerging illustrators alongside the artwork of local children.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of The Bedwetter has been extended to Sunday, July 10 - along with a couple of cast changes.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2021
After what will be a 23-month intermission, The Muny's 103rd season will open with the Muny premiere of Smokey Joe's Cafe, followed by The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, On Your Feet! and Chicago.
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022
Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will win a Tony Award? BroadwayWorld has rounded up the winners of the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, the Drama League Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the last fifty years to compare winners year by year.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021
The show will mark the fourth Main House production of the Lyric's reopening season following the critically acclaimed production of Out West, the upcoming community play Heart of Hammersmith celebrating West London stories (12-14 August) and the summer family classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (17 to 28 August).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
Atlantic Theater Company has announced productions for its 2022-2023 season. Atlantic’s 2022-2023 season will include the world premiere musical Cornelia Street, with a book by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens, music and lyrics by Mark Eitzel, directed by Tony Award nominee Neil Pepe and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021
Triple X examines the relationship between straight ‘Wall Street banker bro’ Scotty and trans performer Dexie (Chase) who begin an affair, just a few months before Scotty is due to marry his ‘perfect’ fiancée. Glace – a self-described trans queen – says, while Triple X is a story deep from her heart, the themes it delves into are universal.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced the return of Gary Owen’s critically acclaimed Iphigenia in Splott, originally commissioned and produced by Sherman Theatre and later performed at the National Theatre, directed by the Lyric’s Artistic Director Rachel O’Riordan, with Sophie Melville reprising her role as Effie.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2020
Irish Repertory Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of Darren Murphy's short play The Gifts You Gave to the Dark, written specifically for digital media in reaction to the COVID-19 health crisis.
by BWW Staff - Jan 5, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Sydney Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2020
The winners of the 2019 Sydney Theatre Awards were announced tonight at a star-studded ceremony, with 35 Awards presented, shared between 18 productions which played in Sydney during the calendar year of 2019. More than 400 members of the Sydney theatre community packed the York Theatre at the Seymour Centre to celebrate.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2022
The hugely anticipated Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man has just released the first production image of Tony Award winner Marie Mullen in character as Mrs. Paroo, featuring costume design by four-time Tony Award winner Santo Loquasto and Hair, Wig, and Makeup Design by Luc Verschueren for Campbell Young and Associates.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2020
Riverside's National Theatre of Parramatta (NTofP), is set to shake off 2020 with the launch of a bold and inspiring new program.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021
The Music Man officially begins previews tonight on Broadway! Meet the cast bringing the iconic musical back to the stage!
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 2, 2021
The highly-anticipated Triple X – a semi-autobiographical trans love story by two-time Griffin Award-winning playwright and trans performer Glace Chase – will finally have its Sydney Theatre Company premiere at the Wharf in January 2022 after being rescheduled twice due to the pandemic in 2020 and 2021. 
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2020
From 7th – 16th January 2021, Riverside's National Theatre of Parramatta will present the world premiere of Queen Fatima by James Elazzi (Lady Tabouli) and directed by Paige Rattray (STC'S The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Belvoir's Fangirls). Queen Fatima will be presented at Riverside Theatres as part of the 2021 Sydney Festival.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 11, 2019
Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2019, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 20 January 2020 at 7pm at the York Theatre, Seymour Centre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
FringeArts has announced the full roster of programming for the 26th Annual Philadelphia Fringe Festival, a city-wide celebration of progressive, world-class art that expands the imagination and boldly defies expectations. The Festival will take place on September 8 through October 2.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022
Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst and Executive Director Henny Finch today announce the full cast for the UK première of Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2. Joining Noma Dumezweni as Nora are Patricia Allison (Emmy), Brían F. O'Byrne (Torvald), and June Watson (Anne Marie). James Macdonald's production, in a reconfigured Donmar in the round, opens on 16 June, with previews from 10 June, and runs until 6 August.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

The Beauty Queen of Leenane Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The Beauty Queen of Leenane have their been?
The Beauty Queen of Leenane has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1998 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.

What Tony Awards has The Beauty Queen of Leenane been nominated for?
Best Play , Best Direction of a Play for Garry Hynes .

What Tony Awards has The Beauty Queen of Leenane won?
Best Direction of a Play for Garry Hynes .

What other awards has The Beauty Queen of Leenane been nominated for?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Garry Hynes, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Garry Hynes, Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Marty McDonough, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Martin McDonough, Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards)Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Garry Hynes and Outstanding Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What other awards has The Beauty Queen of Leenane won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Garry Hynes, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Garry Hynes, Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Marty McDonough Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Martin McDonough and Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards) Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Garry Hynes Outstanding Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What productions of The Beauty Queen of Leenane have their been?
The Beauty Queen of Leenane has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1998 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.

What awards has The Beauty Queen of Leenane been nominated for?
Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards ), Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Garry Hynes, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Garry Hynes, Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Marty McDonough, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Martin McDonough, Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards)Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Garry Hynes and Outstanding Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What awards has The Beauty Queen of Leenane won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Garry Hynes, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Garry Hynes, Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Marty McDonough Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Martin McDonough and Distinguished Production of a Play (Drama League Awards) Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Garry Hynes Outstanding Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

What productions of The Beauty Queen of Leenane have there been?
The Beauty Queen of Leenane has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1998 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.