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by Jade Kops - Sep 5, 2019
The Sydney Philharmonia Choirs conducted by Brett Weymark present a musical love letter to Sydney.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2019
Tandy Cronyn will star in The Tall Boy, a play by Simon Bent based on 'The Lost' by Kay Boyle and directed by David Hammond. It will be presented on Saturday, September 28 at 2pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street) as part of United Solo Theatre Festival. Having won their award for Best Adaptation in 2014, The Tall Boy has been invited back to the Festival as a 'The Best Of' selection for United Solo's Tenth Anniversary season. In December The Tall Boy will go to Chicago for a limited run (December 5 -15) at Stage 773.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2021
Experience Theatre Project, Beaverton's resident immersive theatre company, presents a delectable 1920s-themed experience featuring an authentic 1927 speakeasy cocktail hour with craft cocktails, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet hors d'oeuvres, with close-up magic performed by the great Craig Martin.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 12, 2019
Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the cast for the first play of the new season, Keen's 20th: Paul O'Brien, Pamela Sabaugh and Tommy Schrider will star in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney directed by Mr. Silverstein. 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2019
The UC San Diego Department Of Theatre And Dance Presents BALM IN GILEAD, by Lanford Wilson and directed by Kim Rubenstein.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2020
On the evening of Saturday, December 5, the Hangar Theatre Company will host a virtual FUNdraiser, Holiday Spirits with the Hangar.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago’s home for close-up magic, continues its Artist-In-Residence series with Kayla Drescher: Magic in Heels, Wednesdays at 7:00pm, January 5 – March 30, 2022. Kayla Drescher: Magic in Heels is a wild ride of magic, laughter, and interactive fun, all done in heels because “magic in pajamas” was already taken.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announces the Los Angeles premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from May 27 to June 28, 2020, and the on-sale of tickets for The Father, written by Florian Zeller and starring Alfred Molina, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, from February 5 to March 1, 2020.
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2019
Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago's home for close-up magic, continues its Artist-In-Residence series with Sean Masterson's Timeless Magic, Wednesdays at 7:30pm starting June 26, 2019. Tickets for all Chicago Magic Lounge shows are available at the box office, (312) 366-4500 or online at chicagomagiclounge.com.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020
BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will debut on Wednesday, June 10 at 7:00 pm with a reading of Meg Miroshnik's THE DROLL {Or, a Stage-Play about the END of Theatre}.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020
Ogunquit Playhouse celebrated the would-be opening of its 88th season with staff, opening night subscribers, sponsors and donors virtually from their individual homes on Friday evening, May 15th. These folks would have gathered at the legendary theatre for pre-show festivities, before heading in to see the high-energy musical Dirty Dancing.
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019
State Theatre New Jersey will host its 2019 Benefit Gala on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Featuring an intimate performance by Tony and Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater and pianistBill Charlap, this year's Gala will transport attendees to the dazzling and decadent world of the Roaring Twenties. Gala tickets are $700.
by Julie Musbach - May 13, 2019
State Theatre New Jersey will honor MetLife and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. at the 2019 State Theatre Benefit Gala on Saturday, June 1, 2019 featuring Tony and Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater and pianist Bill Charlap.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
A new play about the decades-long, tempestuous friendship between Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley will receive an industry reading on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2019
As Jordan Berman pounds the New York City pavement searching for Mr. Right, he wards off lonely nights with his trio of close-knit girlfriends. As singles' nights turn into bachelorette parties, Jordan must face his own capacity to love and be loved. This hilarious and heart-wrenching Broadway comedy dives into the trenches of urban single life and the aspirational gay wedding, reminding us that you can't hurry love-no matter how much you wish you could.
by Debbie Hall - Mar 30, 2022
The 18th Annual College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame will honor iconic musician and performer Paul Anka, legendary songstress Dionne Warwick, and prima ballerina Cynthia Gregory. The gala celebration will be held in the Ballroom in the UNLV Student Union at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, on Apr. 5.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort's My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Central Florida's largest professional theater company, runs from March 18 - April 26, 2020. This production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse begins performances of the West Coast premiere of Ann – written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein March 22, with performances continuing through April 24. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022
Written by and starring Holland Taylor, Ann is an inspiring and hilarious look at the life of celebrated Texas Governor, Ann Richards. Taylor is now set to present the West Coast premiere of Ann at the Pasadena Playhouse. Ann, directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, runs from March 22 through April 24.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2020
a?oeSylviaa?? by A.R. Gurney will be the third play of the Hampton Theatre Company's 2019-2020 season, opening on March 19, 2020 at the Quogue Community Hall and running through April 5. A talkback with the cast and director will be offered following the 7 p.m. performance on Friday, March 27.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
In the short play Escape from Cottage Woods, Macie, 94, is a longtime resident of a retirement community in a bucolic setting in North Carolina. Lily, her daughter, believes that Macie is being overmedicated into a compliant, zombified state by the establishment's staff. Macie and Lily have some unresolved mother-daughter issues.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2020
Due to social distancing guidelines, Virginia Stage Company will host its single largest fundraising event of the year entirely online on the evening of June 27th. a?oeGala Apart to Gather Againa?? will be a unique event featuring a mixture of live and filmed performances, a virtual silent auction, raffle, exclusive live auction packages, and many more surprises.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 5, 2019
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the cast of SAFE SPACE (June 25 - July 21) is now in rehearsal.The new play is by Alan Fox; directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien (All My Sons, Henry IV, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia). The play will star Mercedes Ruehl (Torch Song, Hustlers, Bay Street's Viva la Vida!), Sasha Diamond (Blindspot, The Romanoffs, Murphy Brown) and Rodney Richardson (The Day Shall Come, CBS's FBI, Somebody's Daughter). Tickets are now on sale by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org.  The Box Office is open daily from 11 am - show time.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2019
Shakespeare & Company celebrates its 42nd Season, Saturday, June 29th with its annual summer Gala. This year, Artistic Director Allyn Burrows has invited Academy Award-winning filmmaker and visual effects pioneer, Douglas Trumbull (2001: A Space Odyssey, Blade Runner, Star Trek: The Motion Picture), to share with us his vision and invention of cutting edge film technology through Hamlet scenes. The Company is proud to honor Douglas and Julia Trumbull for their innovation and artistry with this event. The night's program will be enhanced through performances by renowned cellist Yehuda Hanani (Close Encounters with Music) and Shakespeare & Company actors.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022
Winners for the nonprofit Oscar Hammerstein Museum and Theatre Education Center’s International Youth Solo Contest were announced in a pre-recorded awards ceremony broadcast recently. The second annual contest attracted 151 applicants from near and far, including representation from five continents.
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2019
'Never before have I felt so much love and support from so many people,' said Darlene Zoller, Playhouse on Park's co-artistic director and co-founder, of its 10th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser, which took place just last Saturday at the Gershon Fox Ballroom in Hartford.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2019
Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce the World Premiere of SAFE SPACE begins tomorrow, June 25, and runs through July 21. This is a new play by Alan Fox; directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien (All My Sons, Henry IV, Hairspray, The Coast of Utopia).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
The Magic is Back! Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago's home for close-up magic, has announced plans to reopen its speakeasy-style Art Deco venue on August 2, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022
The Green Room 42 has announced The Celebrity Cruises Rooftop Garden Cinema Series, consisting of five films shown on Saturday evenings from June 18 to July 23, 2022. The Green Room 42, located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), has teamed up with Celebrity Cruises to bring its magical Rooftop Garden experience from its new Edge Series ships to the skyline of New York.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020
BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will add a fifth play to its four-play schedule with a pre-Election Day world-premiere presentation on YouTube of Christina Anderson's play GOOD GOODS in October (date TBA).
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 9, 2019
Abre Camino Collective, Broadway Factor, and The Real HAVANA CLUB are announcing the extension of the groundbreaking immersive theater production, The AMPAROTM Experience
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022
The Green Room 42 have announced their July lineup for their popular Rooftop Movie Series and the Celebrity Cruises Rooftop Garden Cinema Series. Films begin at 8:45pm, with food and beverage service available before and during the film.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman has announced the on -sale of tickets for the Los Angeles premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from May 27 to June 28, 2020, and a new production of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun with book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields, directed by Sarna Lapine, from July 28-August 23, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2020
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) presents the critically-acclaimed Broadway hit, American Son by Christopher Demos-Brown. Called 'Provocative' by The New York Times and 'Compelling' by the Hollywood Reporter, American Son is a powerful drama that tackles themes of family relationships, love, loss, and identity. A New York Times Critics Pick, American Son will run in FST's Gompertz Theatre starting January 22. Tickets range from $29-39 and can be purchased at (941) 366-9000 or floridastudiotheatre.org.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2020
On Monday, March 16 at their annual Broadway Beacon Awards Gala at The JW Marriot Essex House (160 Central Park South), leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser) will honor Tony Award-winning actor, dancer & singer Ben Vereen with a Lifetime Achievement Award (last year, stage icon Chita Rivera received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022
Theater for the New City's Emerging Playwrights Program will be beneficiary of the theater's 19th annual Love 'n Courage benefit Monday, February 14, 2022 at The Players, 16 Gramercy Park South.  The evening honors Austin Pendleton, Drama Desk and Obie winner, Tony Award nominated actor, playwright, theater director and teacher.
by Debbie Hall - Jan 17, 2020
Audiences loved The Cocktail Cabaret during its year-long run at Caesars Palace, and now the show will be touring with scheduled shows in Florida. Back by popular demand, the full production version of The Cocktail Cabaret, presented by PK Entertainment, will begin the tour with two special performances at Notoriety in downtown Las Vegas Jan. 22 and Jan. 23.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 27, 2020
On Monday, March 16 at their annual Broadway Beacon Awards Gala at The JW Marriott Essex House New York (160 Central Park South), leading NYC arts education nonprofit Inside Broadway (Executive Director, Michael Presser) will honor Local 802 President Adam Krauthamer with a Broadway Beacon Award to be presented by James J. Claffey, Jr., President of Local One, IATSE.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of Ann – written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from March 22 through April 24; the press opening is Saturday, March 26. 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2022
Quixotic Fusion, an innovative performance art collective, will provide entertainment for Scottsdale Arts' The ARTrageous Gala | Luminescence on Saturday, April 2, 2022, as the luxurious annual fundraiser moves to Scottsdale Stadium.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2020
Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort's My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF - Central Florida's largest professional theater company, runs from March 18 - April 26, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020
Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presented MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The play opened on 3 December 2020, the first day after the Prime Minister decreed that lockdown would end.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022
The Milford Arts Council, the MAC is celebrating 50 years of service to the greater Milford community presenting and supporting the arts to the public with intimate experiences since 1972.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022
Nearly $165,000 was netted from “Broadway Sings The Sound of Hammerstein,” an exclusive gala held on July 11, 2022 at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm, the former estate of George S. Kaufman, a contemporary of Hammerstein’s.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2022
American Renaissance Theater Company kicks off their 2022-23 season with two new plays presented in rotation, Fastened to The Moon by Linda Kampley directed by Kathleen Swan and Love, Sex and Real Estate by Bill Cosgriff directed by John D. McNally. Performances begin at the Chain Theater (312 W. 36th Street 4th Floor) starting Thursday September 15th and run thru Saturday October 1st.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2021
Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago's home for close-up magic, continues its Artist-In-Residence series with Nick Diffatte: Offbeat, Wednesdays at 7:00pm, October 6 – December 22, 2021. Nick Diffatte: Offbeat is an evening of dry humor, quick wit, and incredible skill, combining a lifetime of experience in magic and the variety arts into an interactive comedy experience.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2021
Experience Theatre Project, Beaverton's resident immersive theatre company, proudly presents a delectable 1920s-themed experience featuring an authentic 1927 speakeasy cocktail hour with craft cocktails, wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet hors d'oeuvres, with close-up magic performed by the great Craig Martin.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago’s home for close-up magic, will continue its Artist-In-Residence series with Paige Thompson’s A Paige in Time, Wednesdays at 7:00pm, October 5 – December 21, 2022. 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company of Ann, Emmy Award-winning actress Holland Taylor's (The Practice, Two and a Half Men) intimate, hilarious production based on the colorful and complex life of former Texas Governor Ann Richards.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2019
RIOULT Dance NY's 2019 Spring Gala and Live Auction held on Wednesday, March 20, raised over $200,000 to benefit the creation of new Company works, a performance space and community arts programs.

The Cocktail Hour Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of The Cocktail Hour have their been?
The Cocktail Hour has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1988.

What awards has The Cocktail Hour been nominated for?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Nancy Marchand, Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Steven Baruch, Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Richard Frankel, Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Roger L. Stevens, Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Thomas ViertelOutstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jock O'Brian and Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A.R. Gurney.

What awards has The Cocktail Hour won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Nancy Marchand, Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Steven Baruch, Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Richard Frankel Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Roger L. Stevens and Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Thomas Viertel Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Jock O'Brian Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A.R. Gurney.

What productions of The Cocktail Hour have there been?
The Cocktail Hour has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1988.