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The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Opened: November 13, 1990
Closing: December 23, 1990

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Nervous Theatre Remounts Their Acclaimed, Immersive Production Of THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE At The Ellen by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022

Following sold-out runs this summer at Tinworks Art and Missoula's Westside Theater, the nomadic theatrical collective returns with their radically reimagined production of Bertolt Brecht's urgent political fable. A multitude of colorful characters are played by only four actors in this epic theatrical event.

WARRIOR QUEEN ANAHIT THE BRAVE Comes to Colony Theatre by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

A young peasant woman becomes a warrior who saves her entire kingdom in a new, family-friendly musical inspired by an Armenian fairy tale. Imagine Theatre presents the world premiere of Warrior Queen Anahit the Brave, written and directed by Armina LaManna and featuring original music by Shahen Hagobian.

Cast Announced For World Première Production Of Tim Price's ISLA at Theatr Clwyd by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021

As the world première production of Kaite O'Reilly's Missing Julie opens at Theatr Clwyd, Artistic Director Tamara Harvey and Executive Director Liam Evans-Ford today announce the cast for the world première production of Tim Price's Isla.

Photos: Carrie Hope Fletcher and More in Rehearsal For THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the Rose Theatre’s production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle directed by Christopher Haydon and with Carrie Hope Fletcher as Grusha and Jonathan Slinger as Azdak. 

Fiasco Theater Announces 2021-2022 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021

With the return of live theater in New York underway, Fiasco Theater has announced its 2021–22 season. This season features the dynamic ensemble work and inventive reimagining of classics that has defined Fiasco’s work since its inception, as well as an expansion into work on new plays and musicals.

Fiasco Theater Announces In-Person Programming For The Fall by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021

With the return of live theater in New York underway, Fiasco Theater is delighted to announce its 2021–22 season. This season features the dynamic ensemble work and inventive reimagining of classics that has defined Fiasco's work since its inception, as well as an expansion into work on new plays and musicals, and the start of several new reading, performance, and development processes.

Review: THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, Rose Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 7, 2022

Carrie Hope Fletcher is a canny bit of casting who will draw in audiences who would otherwise never go to see a Brecht play. Her vocal abilities are never in doubt, but she is also a convincing and charismatic Grusha.

Photos: First Look at Carrie Hope Fletcher, Jonathan Slinger & More in THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

The Caucasian Chalk Circle is running Sat 1 – Sat 22 October 2022 at Rose Theatre, Kingston. In the midst of a bloody revolution, a young woman risks everything to rescue the abandoned child of the Governor and his wife. Get a first look at photos here!

New Glasgow Show Added to Stage Star Carrie Hope Fletcher's Debut Tour by Natalie O'Donoghue - Oct 31, 2022

Award-winning stage sensation Carrie Hope Fletcher will be bringing her new debut solo tour to Glasgow due to phenomenal demand.

New Dates Added For Carrie Hope Fletcher's Debut UK Tour by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2022

More dates have been added to award-winning stage sensation Carrie Hope Fletcher's debut solo tour due to phenomenal demand.

Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting season four of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK. The Guild celebrates writers from a diverse array of backgrounds and how they’ve built meaningful careers within a constantly evolving industry. The first episode of the season debuts today with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Listen here!

Carrie Hope Fletcher Makes Panto Debut in SLEEPING BEAUTY at Marlowe Theatre Canterbury by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022

This Christmas, actress, author and vlogger Carrie Hope Fletcher will be making her pantomime debut as villain Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty at The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury. 

Orange Tree Theatre Announces Full Cast For The Return Of Terence Rattigan's WHILE THE SUN SHINES by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021

Following the success of its sold out run in 2019, the Orange Tree Theatre today announces the return of Terence Rattigan's While The Sun Shines, directed by OT Artistic Director Paul Miller. Rebecca Collingwood, Conor Glean and Sophie Khan Levy join original cast members John Hudson, Philip Labey, Michael Lumsden and Jordan Mifsúd.

GOOD Leads our Top Ten Shows for October by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 1, 2022

The weather might be cooling, but the West End is heating up. October's theatrical offerings provide an embarassment of riches, with some fantastic shows coming up: from David Tennant as the lead in C.P. Taylor's acclaimed play GOOD to Carrie Hope Fletcher in The Caucasian Chalk Circle at the Rose, to Juliet Stevenson in The Doctor and Elton's John's new musical Tammy Faye.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Merchant's House to Stream On Demand by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

This December, as Summoners Ensemble Theatre’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL AT THE MERCHANT’S HOUSE resumes long-anticipated live performances for its 10th holiday season, they will once again offer performances virtually!

World Premiere of Ken Ludwig's MORIARTY: A NEW SHERLOCK HOLMES ADVENTURE is Coming to Cleveland Play House by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2023

Cleveland Play House will bring its 2022-2023 season to a close with the world premiere production of Ken Ludwig's Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure. Running April 29 through May 21 in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square.

John Kevin Jones to Return to Merchant's House Museum with WHITMAN IN LOVE This June by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2023

Celebrate the timeless poetry of Walt Whitman with John Kevin Jones' tribute, Whitman in Love - Live Oak, with Moss & Other poems. Jones invites you to a summer garden party.

Kiln Theatre Announces Full Cast For The World Première Of Zodwa Nyoni's THE DARKEST PART OF THE NIGHT by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

With Marina Carr's Girl on an Altar about to begin previews, Kiln Theatre announces the full cast for the world première of Zodwa Nyoni's The Darkest Part of the Night. Nancy Medina directs Brianna Douglas, Andrew French, James Clyde, Hannah Morrish, Lee Phillips and Nadia Williams.

Orange Tree Theatre Reveals Full Cast For World Premiere Of Isley Lynn's THE SWELL by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2023

Orange Tree Theatre has announced the full cast for the world premiere of Isley Lynn's The Swell. Hannah Hauer-King directs Jessica Clark, Ruby Crepin-Glyne, Viss Elliot Safavi, Saroja-Lily Ratnavel, Shuna Snow, and Sophie Ward.

Cast Announced for THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at the Lucille Lortel Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2023

RED BULL THEATER and FIASCO THEATER have announced the cast for The Knight of the Burning Pestle at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

Cast Announced for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare's Globe by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2022

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast and company for Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Lucy Bailey. This will be performed by the Globe Ensemble who will be returning for The Tempest on 22 July.

Suzan-Lori Parks' PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR to Return to The Public Theater in April by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2023

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the remount of the theatrical concert PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets!

Jessie Austrian, Royer Bockus & More to Star in THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE at the Lucille Lortel Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 13, 2023

RED BULL THEATER and FIASCO THEATER have announced the cast for The Knight of the Burning Pestle opening April 27th at the newly renovated Lucille Lortel Theatre. 

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Anton Lesser, and Nicholas Woodeson Are Part Of Rose Theatre's 2022/2023 Season by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

Rose Theatre's Artistic Director, Christopher Haydon, has announced the first Rose Productions in the 2022/23 Season, beginning on 9 September with the London premiere of Anthony McCarten's The Two Popes starring Anton Lesser and Nicholas Woodeson.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Cast of THE TEMPEST by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for a new production of The Tempest running this summer from 22 July - 22 October, directed by Sean Holmes. Shakespeare's tumultuous tale of reckoning and redemption will be brought to life by the Globe Ensemble, who have been thrilling audiences in the critically acclaimed season opening production of Much Ado About Nothing which runs until 23 October.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Announces Passing of Founding Member Ernest Abuba by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre announced today the passing of founding member and company senior artist Ernest Abuba, the award-winning actor, playwright, screenwriter, and director on stage, film, and television, following a brief illness.

Mary Testa to Join BETWEEN TWO PALMS At The Studios Of Key West To End Their First Season Of Livestream Conversations by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021

Mary Testa will be in a deep dive chat with Executive Producer & Artistic Associate, Stephen Kitsakos on Wednesday, June 23rd from 6-7PM EDT. The weekly livestream program pairs theater, television, film, literary & visual arts personalities online for a lively, unscripted hour-long conversation produced by The Studios.

TCG Announces Seema Sueko To Receive Alan Schneider Director Award by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, proudly announces that Seema Sueko has been awarded the Alan Schneider Director Award. The Award was established in honor of Alan Schneider's significant contribution to theatre in the U.S. and his lifelong commitment to the development of career opportunities for freelance directors.

THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN Comes To Sheffield Theatres in 2023 by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, ETT and Sheffield Theatres today announce a new co-production of Bertolt Brecht's The Good Person of Szechwan, written by Nina Segal (In the Night Time [Before The Sun Rises], directed by Sheffield Theatres RTYDS Associate Artistic Director Anthony Lau (Anna Karenina), and commissioned by ETT due to open in Spring 2023.

World Premiere of Juliette Dunn's THE PUZZLE Extended at Hedgerow Theatre Company by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2023

Hedgerow Theatre announced both a one-week extension and a virtual streaming option of the company's Barrymore Recommended world premiere production of The Puzzle by Juliette Dunn.

Nervous Theater Makes Their Missoula Debut With an Immersive Production of THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

The nomadic theatrical collective presents their radically reimagined production of Bertolt Brecht's urgent political fable. A multitude of colorful characters are played by only four actors in this wandering, site-specific production which premieres at the Tinworks Art warehouse in Bozeman before heading to Missoula.

Carrie Hope Fletcher to Make Pantomime Debut in SLEEPING BEAUTY at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

Carrie Hope Fletcher will be performing in her first ever pantomime when she joins the cast of Sleeping Beauty at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury.  The show, which is co-produced by The Marlowe and Evolution Productions, is written and directed by Paul Hendy. It will be opening in Canterbury on Friday 25 November. 

English Touring Theatre Announces MACBETH & More for 2023 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2023

ETT (English Touring Theatre) has announced their new production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and further programming for 2023.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Yesenia Iglesias by Elliot Lanes - Feb 9, 2022

Today’s subject Yesenia Iglesias is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre in Daphne’s Dive which runs through March 20th in the ARK space. Last time Yesenia performed at Signature, she was getting beat up and bludgeoned to death in Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Read on to see how she decompressed nightly from such an intense experience.

Podcast Exclusive: Elizabeth A. Davis Talks 1776 & More on THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2022

Listen to Elizabeth A. Davis discuss 1776 on Broadway and more on The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales.

Tier5 to Present LEGEND OF THE CHALK CIRCLE World Premiere in March by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2022

Tier5 will present the world premiere production of James Cougar Canfield's Legend of the Chalk Circle: A queer retelling of one of Brecht's most beloved works. The production will take place at the American Theatre of Actors - Sargent Theatre and run from Thursday, March 9th through Sunday, March 26th.

Cast Announced Joining Carrie Hope Fletcher in THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE at the Rose by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2022

The full cast for has been announced for the new production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle, which will run at the Rose from 1 to 22 October, with a press night on Thursday 6 October 2022.

Edinburgh 2022: Review: A SUDDEN VIOLENT BURST OF RAIN, Summerhall Roundhouse by Alexander Cohen - Aug 22, 2022

A bloodless refugee drama unsuited to the space in which it is performed.

Photos: Nervous Theatre's CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE At Westside Theater In Missoula by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2022

Nervous Theatre makes their Missoula debut with an immersive production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle at The Westside Theater. Get a first look at production photos!

Tickets From £18 for THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE at the Rose Theatre by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 18, 2022

Tickets from just £18 for The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht, in a new version by Steve Waters. Music by Michael Henry, directed by Christopher Haydon.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Merchant's House to Return for 10th Holiday Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

This holiday season, Summoners Ensemble Theatre and the Merchant’s House Museum will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the MERCHANT’S HOUSE. Performances run November 23 through December 29.

RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Star Olivia Lux and More Will Lead RENT at Paper Mill Playhouse by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2023

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for Rent by Jonathan Larson, directed by Zi Alikhan (Resident Director of Hamilton) and choreographed by Steph Paul (New York Theatre Workshop: How to Defend Yourself). Learn more about who is starring, and how to get tickets here!

Cast Announced For KING LEAR at Shakespeare's Globe by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for King Lear opening 10 June - 24 July.

Guest Blog: National Theatre's Niamh Hunt on the Ambition of Public Acts, Community Theatres and New Show, THE ODYSSEY by Guest Blog: Niamh Hunt - Apr 21, 2023

Public Acts has been taking on its most ambitious and far-reaching project to date: a nationwide re-imagining of The Odyssey. The journey of Odysseus tells a universal story of endurance, loss, healing and of finding a way forwards together. Created in collaboration with hundreds of community members and professional artists across the country, this landmark project will create an unforgettable gesture of unity, creativity and radical joy.

Yale Repertory Theatre to Present BETWEEN TWO KNEES by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Yale Repertory Theatre will conclude its 2022 season with Between Two Knees. The play, written by the intertribal sketch comedy troupe The 1491s and directed by Eric Ting, is presented with Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Between Two Knees will be performed May 12–June 4 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).

THE SALVAGERS World Premiere & More Set for Yale Repertory Theatre 2023-24 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2023

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced its 2023–24 season of four plays.

RDT's Ring Around the Rose Presents PYGMALION PRODUCTIONS by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2022

Repertory Dance Theatre's 'Ring Around the Rose' will welcome Pygmalion Productions to the stage on May 14, 2022, at 11:00 am.

Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents THE LIFE OF GALILEO by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2022

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present its production of The Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, adapted by David Edgar, April 7 - 24, 2022. 

Goodspeed Musicals Announces World Premiere of CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Goodspeed Musicals announced today that it will produce the world premiere of Christmas in Connecticut – A New Musical this holiday season at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.

Meet the Cast of THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

Previews begin tonight, April 1, for Lincoln Center Theater's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Skin of Our Teeth. The production opens on Monday, April 25 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Meet the cast here!


The Caucasian Chalk Circle has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1990.
The Caucasian Chalk Circle has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards. Stephen Kaplin, Barbara Pollitt, and Toni Leslie-James were all nominated for their choreography work on the production. Additionally, Don Holder was nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design at the Drama Desk Awards.



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