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The Homecoming - 1991 - Broadway

A.C.T. celebrates Nobel Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter's legacy with his most sexually provocative play. A long-absent son and his attractive wife, Ruth, return to his contentious childhood home in London's East End. In this grueling power struggle, father and sons vie for Ruth's attention and affection with outrageous consequences in a play that changed the face of 20th-century drama.


Criterion Center Stage Right

(New York, NY)
1530 Broadway at 45th St.


by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, Houston's non-profit performing arts organizations contend with an uncertain timeline to return to the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
Run At It Shouting today announces a live online rehearsed reading of Harold Pinter's The Dwarfs adapted by Kerry Lee Crabbe in aid of The NIA Project - a Hackney-based charity committed to delivering cutting edge service to end violence against women and children - taking place via Zoom on 25 September at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
Theatre Royal Bath has announced that the main house will be reopening this Autumn with a collection of three modern classics.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020
Award-winning genre explorers Encompass Productions return to the White Bear Theatre with HOMECOMING: A NEW THEATRE FESTIVAL, hosting five world premieres. A celebration of theatre returning to its true home - the stage - Homecoming features new work from a wide array of London's very best theatre companies and award-winning talent.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Hampstead Theatre will be reopening this November with Nobel Prize-winning writer Harold Pinter's iconic early play The Dumb Waiter from 18 November to 19 December 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Encompass Productions presents the WORLD PREMIERE of HOMECOMING, A New Theatre Festival, 10 – 14 November, 2020. White Bear Theatre, Kennington – London, 138 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4DJ. Tickets: £16. Concessions: £14 Tickets available via:
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Hampstead Theatre has announced the cast for Harold Pinter's iconic play The Dumb Waiter.  Due to popular demand the production has been extended and will now run from 18 November 2020 until 2 January 2021. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2020
Today we celebrate Broadway favorite and Tony- nominee, Raul Esparza!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
On Sunday, November 8, three very special new friends of Los Altos Stage Company will present a very special performance as a fundraising event for the Company.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
August Wilson authored Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, The Piano Lesson, Two Trains Running, Seven Guitars, Jitney, King Hedley II, Gem of the Ocean, and Radio Golf. These works explore the heritage and experience of the descendants of Africans brought to North America, decade-by-decade over the course of the twentieth century, and together, they form a compilation entitled The American Century Cycle.
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2020
A behind-the-scenes trailer is released for Hampstead Theatre’s 60th anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter ahead of the theatre reopening on 3 December 2020.  The production will now run until 16 January 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
Poignant songwriters carry a brilliance of capturing heart piercing stories in real-time while reflecting deep-seated emotions and a lust for life that uplifts. Nick Africano's poetic storytelling bears unflinching intimacy and releases our imaginations to dream of love's abundance of emotions.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
What would have been Blackstone River Theatre's 21st Homecoming Concert this year, celebrating its 20th year of programming, will now be the venue's first self-produced online concert! 
by TV News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
Hollywood acting legends Donald Sutherland and William Fichtner are coming to Ovation TV, America's only arts network, with three seasons of crime drama Crossing Lines.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
May and June episodes will feature Tony Award-winning director Diane Paulus, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and actor Elizabeth Stanley on their collaboration during Jagged Little Pill; Tony-winning director Michael Mayer with actors Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle on Little Shop of Horrors; directors Lileana Blain-Cruz, Sheryl Kaller, and Desdemona Chiang; director Gaye Taylor Upchurch and playwright Lauren Gunderson on The Half-Life of Marie Curie; and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has announced their 100th playwright commission, ensuring that $50,000 has gone directly to playwrights in need in this time of crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
THE HOMECOMING is often regarded by critics as Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter's most enduring play.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2020
BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, says of this episode of Broadway Rewind, 'It is jammed packed with Albee, Brooks and Pinter and I had one of the biggest pinch me moments of chatting with one of the greatest playwrights Edward Albee, himself. We head to Second Stage for the opening of Edward Albee's Peter and Jerry but we start off at the first day of rehearsal for revival of the Harold Pinter classic, The Homecoming which featured a stellar cast including Ian McShane, Raul Esparza, Eve Best and Michael McKeen. Director Daniel Sullivan told me what he loved about the play, 'When I read it now, almost 40 years after it was done, it still scares me. I had never directed Pinter, so I thought it was about time.''
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2020
The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund's services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
An important message from North Coast Repertory Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center has announced the eleventh weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS, which was conceived, created and curated by Frank Hentschker in March 2020. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers, and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustand- the State of the World.
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Today BET Networks announces new additions to the line-up of the 20th Annual 'BET Awards,' honoring prolific activists in the Black community and recognizing those who unfortunately left us in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that British actor Ian Holm, a veteran of both stage and screen, has died at age 88.
by Eleni Cashell - Jul 6, 2020
If you're looking to digest more theatre, why not check out some of these stagey podcasts!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 27, 2020
Today's episode features Broadway favorite Raúl Esparza, who most recently returned to the NYC stage in MCC's Seared. Listen as Ilana and Raúl discuss his upbringing in Miami and his path to the stage. 'When you talk about 'Can you believe it's you?' I see that kid that I was, sitting on the floor and listening to cast albums with other members of the community theatre, dreaming of this far away place called Broadway.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
In commemoration of the upcoming Women's Month, the South African State Theatre(SAST) will present virtual music concerts by the musical doyen Mama Sibongile Khumalo and the critically acclaimed songstress Zonke Dikana.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne will bring one of William Shakespeare's lesser known works, 'The Winter's Tale', to the Hilberry Stage this February. Directed by Lavinia Hart this poignant winter romance ushers in warmer weather February 7 to 23, 2020 on stage at the Hilberry Theatre. Don't miss the final Shakespeare performance by the current Hilberry Graduate Acting Company.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Classic Stage Company has announced the Spring 2021 season of the free, online version of their discussion series Classic Conversations, premiering Thursdays at 6pm on YouTube and Facebook, and available to view afterwards on these platforms and Instagram IGTV.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Mint Theater Company Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced a cast change for the current production, Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories. Mint alumnus Henry Clarke will replace Alexander Sokovikov beginning Saturday evening February 29th.
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 21, 2020
The 60th-anniversary production of Noli Me Tangere, The Opera, which J&S Productions Inc. premiered in New York City in 2013, and performed to packed audiences at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in 2017 and 2019, brought home some of the top prizes at the first Philippine Live Entertainment Arts and Festivals Awards (LEAF Awards) held 8 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the company for August Wilson's Seven Guitars. Tazewell Thompson (Arena's Jubilee) will direct this Tony Award-nominated play. Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, seven lives are interconnected when old friend and blues singer Floyd Barton vows to turn his life around after a surprise windfall leaves him hopeful for a second chance.
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 6, 2019
'With this concert, it is my prayer that it will bring cheer to OFWs who are home for the holiday season and their families who will come to watch' - Gerald Santos
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
Game of Thrones star, Emilia Clarke, will make her West End debut in Chekhov's The Seagull at The Playhouse Theater.
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 15, 2019
In this excerpt video, Miss Saigon alum Gerald Santos samples one of Broadway's most beloved ballads a?oeThe Impossible Dream,a?? written by Mitch Leigh (music) and Joe Darion (lyrics), for the 1965 Broadway musical Man of La Mancha.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Casting is set for Studio Theatre's production of Pipeline, playwright Dominique Morisseau's searing drama about the school-to-prison pipeline and a mother desperately trying to keep her son from becoming ensnared in it. The production runs January 15-February 16, 2020 and is directed by Awoye Timpo. Starring are DC theatre favorite Justin Weaks (Studio's Curve of Departure) as high school student Omari and Andrea Harris Smith making her Studio debut as his mother, public school teacher Nya. In its recent People Issue, Washington City Paper's called Weaks a 'standout,' going on to say: 'D.C. theater audiences love Justin Weaks. ...Weaks came to D.C. for a job about four years ago, not expecting to stay. But he kept getting cast in shows, and lucky for local theatergoers, he's still here.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced that Katie Firth (A Day by the Sea, A Picture of Autumn, Susan and God, Far and Wide - Mint Theater, Museum - Keen Company), Anna Lentz (The Diary of Anne Frank - Geva Theatre Center, The Many Deaths of Nathan Stubblefield, The Tens, A Christmas Carol, Gratuitous Nudity and the Undisclosed Costs of Questioning Surveillance Rather Than Bad Broccoli - Actors Theatre of Louisville),
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 11, 2019
'With this concert, it is my prayer that it will bring cheer to OFWs who are home for the holiday season and their families who will come to watch.' - Gerald Santos
by Review Roundups - Dec 10, 2019
Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis takes his style to another level in this world premiere play about the harrowing, humorous, and heartbreaking inner workings of a women's halfway house in New York City, helmed by John Ortiz (LAByrinth Artistic Director) in his Off-Broadway directing debut. Atlantic is thrilled to partner with LAByrinth Theater Company to present Guirgis' first new play since Atlantic Theater Company's 2014 award-winning production of Between Riverside and Crazy.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Last night, 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 by Atlantic Theater Company and LAByrinth Theater Company, opened Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company 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 critically acclaimed production, which opened on Monday, December 9th will now play through Sunday, January 5th, 2020 Off-Broadway at Atlantic's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street).
by TV News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
Celebrating its 5th Anniversary, Asian Pop Up Cinema: Season 11 will present 22 movies and one of its strongest lineups with its first joint virtual and drive-in film festival.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
Aurora Theatre Company kicks off its 29th season with the original World Premiere Audio Drama THE FLATS, jointly written by playwrights Lauren Gunderson, Cleavon Smith, and Jonathan Spector (Eureka Day). Artistic Director Josh Costello (Exit Strategy, The Importance of Being Earnest, Eureka Day, Detroit) directs this new story that speaks directly to our present moment in all its complexity.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020
The second and third installments in Berkshire Playwrights Lab's Off the Cuff series will take place Wednesdays, August 19 and August 26 at 6:00 pm. The August 19 event is a replacement for the discussion originally scheduled for August 5 which was impacted by Tropical Storm Isaias
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Late last month, a small group of regional and not-for-profit theatres, all committed to finding ways to keep people connected to live theatre, came together by phone and email and Zoom to create the Play At Home project, a series of short plays commissioned specifically for this moment of unprecedented isolation to inspire joy and connection for all.
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2020
Amazon Prime Video has released the teaser trailer for HOMECOMING SEASON 2, premiering May 22nd, 2020. Watch below!
by Peter Nason - Apr 7, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest theatrical works (non-musical) from 1920-2020; see if your favorites made the list!
by TV News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
The critically-acclaimed series Homecoming returns for its second season with a fresh new mystery and an exciting new star, Janelle Monáe
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2020
Throughout the short beginning of 21st century alone, Broadway has been dealt a number of blows in various ways and has always managed to find a way back. Read about them here!