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A mother struggles to hold on to her family. A son struggles to let go. A daughter struggles to find her way in the world. Tennessee Williams’ memory play paints a heart-wrenching portrait of the Wingfield family, with each member trapped in a reality that they are desperate to – but cannot truly - escape.

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by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022
Joining the previously announced David Harbour and Bill Pullman are Hanako Footman, Akiya Henry, Sinead Matthews, Charlie Oscar and Stephen Wight. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the production opens on 26 June at the Ambassadors Theatre, with previews from 15 June, and runs until 4 September.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 4, 2022
London is gearing up for an exciting month of West End shows, concerts and more. From an Abba concert merging the physical and digital, to the return of Eliza Dolittle at the London Coliseum and female revision of Tudor history at the Globe, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022
The Lucky Star, produced by Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, The Directors Company, and 59E59 Theaters will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, June 12 as originally planned. The production began previews on April 26, 2022, and opened May 5, 2022 in Theatre A. 
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Second Half Productions has today released production images for The Glass Menagerie, a new revival of Tennessee Williams's celebrated memory play, directed by award-winning director Jeremy Herrin.
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
Marriott Theatre has announced the appointments of their new Executive Producer, Peter Blair, and Artistic Director, Peter Marston Sullivan. Both have been affiliated with this theatre since the early 2000s and will now lead this iconic venue with their combined 40+ years in the industry. ​​​​​​​
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
The Kennedy Center engagement of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Tony® winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee’s classic novel, will play the Kennedy Center’s Opera House, June 21–July 10, 2022. Find out how to get tickets, who is in the cast and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
The Huntington announces the world premiere of Common Ground Revisited, a new play co-conceived by Obie Award-winning director Melia Bensussen and Obie Award-winning playwright and Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge (Our Daughters, Like Pillars; Luck of the Irish; and Milk Like Sugar at The Huntington).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
The Duluth Playhouse has announced their new roster of incredible entertainment for the 2022-23 season. After grappling with disruptions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, The Playhouse is offering top notch shows presented in the HART District.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022
The African-American Shakespeare Company will feature a total of 5 productions during its 2022-23 season that will include an original work Echoes of Us, curated and produced by the company in conjunction with The Craft Institute's African Diasporic Network and funded by The Black Seed Fund. Echoes of Us will be directed by famed actress and director Michele Shay and will run July 14-17 at the Marines Memorial Theater.
by - May 11, 2022
Today's top stories include Stephanie J. Block starring in Sunset Boulevard as part of the Kennedy Center's 2022-23 season! Plus, Girl From the North Country has announced a North American Tour, and more!
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022
Sarah Paulson, Uzo Aduba, Anthony Mackie, Martin Freeman, Nick Robinson, and Hillary Baack will star in a new film adaption of Bruce Norris' Claybourne Park. Tony-nominee Pam MacKinnon is also set to direct the new film. The play premiered on Broadway in 2012, winning the Tony Award for Best Play.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022
Arden Theatre Company has announced their 35th anniversary season for 2022-23, featuring seven productions that will be staged throughout the Arden’s campus in Old City, Philadelphia. 
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022
We've got a first look today at rehearsal images for The Glass Menagerie, a new production of Tennessee Williams's celebrated memory play, directed by award-winning director Jeremy Herrin starring Amy Adams!.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2022
The cast and creative team for the Broadway-bound limited engagement of The Kite Runner at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) this summer.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 26, 2022
David Dean Bottrell brings his acclaimed one-man show from the West Coast to the East.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022
Aging, beauty, hypocrisy, greed, sexual repression and cannibalism drive Island City Stage’s production of Tennessee William’s gothic mystery Suddenly, Last Summer, running through April 17, 2022. Suddenly, Last Summer is part of the award-winning theater company’s 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022
The African-American Shakespeare Company returns this April with their first-ever production of Richard II. In addition to it being in a modern verse translation, the director L. Peter Callender is structuring it as a memory play, where the narrative begins at the end and works its way forward.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022
Through modern adaptations and classic takes on the original plays and myths; TAM’s 53rd Season will feature gods, demigods, heroes, and heroines, and every satyr in-between.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
Due to exceptional demand, Second Half Productions have today released an extra 18,000 tickets for their inaugural production of The Glass Menagerie including seats for sold out performances and an extra performance on Monday 6 June at 7.30pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2022
Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Lab will present private industry readings of “Settle Down,” a new musical with book & lyrics by Gabe Caruso and music by Sangwoo ‘Simon’ Lee. Directed by Christopher Scott, with music direction by Andrew Shield, the readings will be on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 4pm and Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 2pm & 6pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2022
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will welcome Dan Hoy, star of the first national tour of the CATS revival, as he makes his NYC solo concert debut.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022
Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC) returns with live, in-person performances of Tennessee Williams’ production, “The Glass Menagerie,” directed by Producing Artistic Director Joseph W. Ritsch.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022
Producers Isaac Robert Hurwitz and Seth A. Goldstein of HUGO SIX have announced the launch of Opening Doors Days, a barrier-free mentorship opportunity for emerging creators and aspiring producers.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2022
The Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out played Second Stage's Hayes Theater. Learn more about the cast bringing the show to the stage!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
1. Ice cream. 2. Kung Fu movies. 3. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out of your nose. 4. Me. In the face of severe depression, a child begins a list of everything that's brilliant about the world. The list soon takes on a life of its own in this captivating play by Duncan Macmillan, with Jonny Donahoe.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022
Berkshire Theatre Group and Kate Maguire have announced casting for shows in BTG’s Early Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and recipient of an NEA Grants for Arts Projects Award and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022
The Latiné Musical Theatre Lab, an organization that develops and advocates for new Latiné-written works of musical theatre in order to radically change who gets to tell musical stories on stages across the country, is presenting its inaugural Julia de Burgos Cohort.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
New National Theatre has announced that English subtitles will be introduced for the drama productions of 'The Glass Menagerie', 'My Month' and 'Beaching at Dawn' in the 2022/2023 season.
by Bryony Rae Taylor - Jun 28, 2022
Australian actor Daniel Monks (Pulse, Teenage Dick) discusses opening the long-awaited revival of The Seagull, penned by Anya Reiss and directed by Jamie Lloyd.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022
Playwrights Horizons has extended Will Arbery’s Corsicana, directed by Tony winner Sam Gold, one week, to July 17, due to popular demand. The world premiere production opened Wednesday, June 22.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022
Running July 1 through 16 at The Colonial Theatre, the audience will be transported to a bustling Irish pub with a stage full of incredibly talented actors singing and playing their own instruments. 
by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2022
Four-time Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke, who previously directed the highly-acclaimed documentary, “Seymour: An Introduction,” directs the six-part documentary. Academy Award-winning director, writer and producer Martin Scorsese serves as executive producer. THE LAST MOVIE STARS premiered at SXSW followed by Cannes in May.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022
A private industry reading of Ask, I Will Tell, a new musical by Ben Diskant, will be presented in New York City on Thursday, June 23 at 3pm. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
New York City’s Gay Pride Week will kick off with a performance of “Doing Time with Lavinia: The Musical,” a cautionary tale of one woman’s journey from Broadway to behind bars, written and performed by downtown diva Susan Campanaro, with an original score written and performed by Lynn Portas, directed by, and developed with Christopher Scott.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, in a new production by Ruth Stage, will play The Theater at St. Clements (423 W. 46th Street) beginning previews July 15, and opening night is set for July 24. The original scheduled run of this production, which had been announced for January, 2022, was postponed due to the ongoing health crisis.
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022
The 2022 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or six!) - amongst them, they've gathered a total 61 awards!
by Review Roundups - Jun 1, 2022
Second Half Productions just celebrated opening night of The Glass Menagerie, a new revival of Tennessee Williams's celebrated memory play, directed by award-winning director Jeremy Herrin. Performances will run at The Duke of York's Theatre until 27 August.
by - Jun 1, 2022
Today's top stories include an all new first look at photos of Bradley Cooper as Leonard Bernstein in the upcoming Netflix biopic, Maestro! Plus, Rachel Zegler will lead the upcoming Hunger Games film sequel, The Theatre World Awards will honor The Music Man, and more!
by Cindy Marcolina - Jun 1, 2022
Whether it’s all a big scheme to get bums on seats or these actors are all of a sudden genuinely interested in being in plays, it’s working. The West End is swarming with film and tv stars at the minute and patrons are flocking to see them. Read our BWW critic's review.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 1, 2022
June signals the start of a fantastic summer of theatre in London. From Amy Adam's West End debut to a sequel to Ibsen, to a revival of one of Matthew Bourne's most exciting works, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022
Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College (HCC), presents Tennessee Williams’ classic play, “The Glass Menagerie,” April 28 through May 15, 2022. Directed by Rep Stage’s Producing Artistic Director Joseph W. Ritsch, this exciting production explores how ghosts of the past continue to haunt.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022
Rep Stage, the professional regional theatre in residence at Howard Community College, presents Tennessee Williams' classic play, “The Glass Menagerie,” April 28 through May 15, 2022. Directed by Rep Stage's Producing Artistic Director Joseph W. Ritsch, this exciting production explores how ghosts of the past continue to haunt.
by Tara Bennett - Apr 5, 2022
Returning to the stage since the pandemic shutdown is one New Orleans theatre company that has been sorely missed. The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company and their current production of FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS is a comedic romp that will give audiences the best medicine of all.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022
Playwrights Horizons will present Will Arbery’s Corsicana, directed by Sam Gold, June 2–July 10 (opening June 22) in the Mainstage Theater. In Corsicana, a small city in Texas, a woman with Down syndrome named Ginny and her half-brother Christopher are unmoored in the wake of their mother’s death.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022
Page 73 announces the 2022 Page 73 Spring Benefit. The event this year honors Barbara Whitman, producer of A Strange Loop on Broadway and, previously, of Fun Home, the 2018 revival of Angels in America, The Humans, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and Next to Normal, to name just a few.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation’s premier ensemble theater company, is opening its stunning new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell with ensemble member Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and lyrical adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, April 28–June 12, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Arizona Theatre Company's 55th season is taking the stage! Productions will take place in Tucson at the Temple of Music and Art, followed by a Phoenix run at the Herberger Theater Center. Find out all the schedules and how to get tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
The Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance announced today its Harris Theater Presents (HTP) season for 2022-23. The season is comprised of 28 performances featuring more than 220 artists from over 20 countries, reinforcing the Theater’s approach as an ambitious, global presenter and destination in Millennium Park.

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