The Country Wife 1936

Opened: December 1, 1936

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Frank Farrell Productions to Present Walt Kelly's SONGS OF THE POGO at NYC Fringe
by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 2, 2024

Ben Masterton and Frank Farrell Productions will present Walt Kelly's Songs of the Pogo written by Walt Kelly and Norman Monath and directed by Frank Farrell.

London Theatre Week - See over 50 Award-Winning Musicals and Plays with Tickets from £15, £25 or £35
by Team BWW - Feb 20, 2024

London Theatre Week is the West End’s biggest promotion, giving you the chance to see over 50 amazing award-winning musicals and stunning plays with tickets from £15, £25 or £35

Broadway Buying Guide: November 13, 2023
by Team BWW - Nov 13, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 13, 2023.

Tracee Chimo Pallero, Santino Fontana, Morgan Spector and Jason Butler Harner Join Roundabout's FALLEN ANGELS Benefit Reading
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 17, 2023

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced additional casting for the special Benefit Reading of Noël Coward’s Fallen Angels, directed by Scott Ellis. Check out who will join previously announced Kelli O'Hara and Rose Byrne.

Library of Congress Festival of Film And Sound Announces Full Lineup of Rare Cinema and Special Guests
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2023

The Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center is announcing the full lineup of rare cinema and special guests to be featured at the inaugural Library of Congress Festival of Film and Sound. The new four-day film festival will be held June 15-18 in association with the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center at the American Film Institute's beautifully restored 1938 art deco theater in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Sanaz Toossi's ENGLISH Wins 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that English, by Sanaz Toossi has won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: On Sugarland by Aleshea Harris and The Far Country by Lloyd Suh.

Jason Posnock Appointed President & CEO of Brevard Music Center
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2023

The Board of Trustees of the Brevard Music Center (BMC) has named Jason Posnock President and CEO, succeeding Mark Weinstein, who is retiring this year after ten years at BMC.

Santino Fontana & Judy Kuhn to Star in I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE at Classic Stage Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2023

Classic Stage Company has announced complete programming for their 2023-2024 Season. See what shows are in the lineup, who is starring, how to purchase tickets, and more!

Alison Fraser to Reprise Role in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Off-Broadway; Complete Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2023

Ruth Stage has announced that two-time Tony Award nominee Alison Fraser (The Secret Garden) will reprise her role as ‘Big Mama’, as well as announcing the complete casting for their provocative and controversial modern staging of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Broadway Buying Guide: November 21, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 21, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 21, 2022.

by Barry Lenny - Nov 4, 2022

We deserve a good laugh, and that is what a farce can deliver.

Broadway Buying Guide: October 24, 2022
by Team BWW - Oct 24, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, October 24, 2022.

Complete Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE PIANO LESSON, Starring Samuel L Jackson, Danielle Brooks and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Box Office Realities Show Recovery Slow Across the Country
by Alex Freeman - May 16, 2022

While governmental support over the past few years has helped companies stay afloat, with rising costs and additional pandemic related support no longer an option, the realities are starting to settle in.

Bobby Darin Releases Valentine's Day Compilation
by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2022

The album is a digital compilation featuring recordings from Darin's years with Capitol Records and Motown Records in the early 1960s, including “More” and “Call Me Irresponsible,” which was recently featured in the hit HBO show “Euphoria.” The singer's management also signed with 7S Management for Estate representation. 

BWW Review: Arena Stage's Confused CHANGE AGENT
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 5, 2022

Change Agent is a play based on historical events, in this case the life of American painter Mary Pinchot Meyer (Andrea Abello) and her relationship with President John F. Kennedy (Luis Vega). The two meet at a college dance in 1936, continually run into each other at major world events, such as in San Francisco at the founding of the United Nations in 1945, and develop a friendship and then relationship culminating during Kennedy's presidency.

Emily Rauh Pulitzer To Donate 22 Major Works Of Art To The Saint Louis Art Museum
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2021

The Saint Louis Art Museum today announced the promised gift of 22 works of art from Emily Rauh Pulitzer, continuing a legacy of patronage by the Pulitzer family that dates back more than 90 years.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 29-30- with George Salazar, Sara Bareilles, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 29, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 29-30, 2021.

John Lithgow Reads His Favorite Novel in a Special Recording Released By 92Y
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021

John Lithgow is featured in a special, new audio recording released by 92Y: a reading of William Maxwell’s novel, So Long, See You Tomorrow. The novel is Lithgow’s personal favorite, and in the recording, commissioned by 92Y’s Unterberg Poetry Center, the Emmy Award-winner reads it in its entirety.

Deertrees Theatre Announces 2021 Summer Concert Series
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2021

Historic Deertrees Theatre, “Maine's Most Enchanting Playhouse”, announces its 85th anniversary summer concert season. 

Peninsula Players Theatre to Present THE THIN MAN Audio Play Monday, April 5
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2021

Peninsula Players Theatre presents an audio reading of two “Adventures of the Thin Man” radio episodes on Monday, April 5, at 7 p.m. CDT as part of The Play's the Thing, the theater's winter play reading series.

Mint Theater Kicks Off Silver Lining Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

Mint Theater Company will kick off its Silver Lining Streaming Series today with the on-demand streaming of the HD recording of Days To Come by Lillian Hellman (The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine, Toys in the Attic, The Children's Hour), directed by J.R. Sullivan, beginning January 4th and continuing through February 21st. 

by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 17, 2020

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, the acclaimed signature history series on PBS, returns on Monday, January 11 with a new season of documentaries about extraordinary 20th-century Americans — some famous, some unsung — who left their marks on American history and culture.

What to Watch on HBO Max in December
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 30, 2020

The best gift isn’t under the Christmas tree, it’s on HBO Max! Celebrate Christmas Day with Wonder Woman 1984, starring Gal Gadot, when it flies onto the platform the same day it hits theaters around the country.

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!


What productions of The Country Wife have there been?
The Country Wife has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1936, Broadway which opened in 1957 and Broadway which opened in 1965.