The Man Who Came to Dinner Revival

Opened: June 26, 1980
Closing: September 07, 1980

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1633 Broadway at 50th St. New York, NY

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Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 13th, 2023 by - Sep 13, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 13, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Lyric Stage Boston to Kick Off 2023/24 Season with Stephen Sondheim's ASSASSINS by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2023

Get ready for a thrilling start to Lyric Stage Boston's 2023/24 season with Stephen Sondheim's Assassins. Don't miss this limited run of the captivating musical. Experience the powerful production at Lyric Stage Boston and immerse yourself in the world of Assassins.

A Red Orchid Theatre Unveils Cast for World Premiere of REVOLUTION by Brett Neveu by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2023

Get a sneak peek at the highly anticipated world premiere of Revolution by Brett Neveu at A Red Orchid Theatre. Don't miss the chance to experience this groundbreaking production firsthand.

Review: Crutchfield's Teatro Nuovo Turns Fairy Godmother as CRISPINO Returns to New York by Richard Sasanow - Jul 23, 2023

The famed playwright and wit George S. Kaufman once said, “Satire is what closes on Saturday night.” One can only imagine what Kaufman--whose many credits include YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, as well as the source of Sondheim’s MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, which is circling Broadway for a return this fall--would have had to say about satiric operas. CRISPINO E LA COMARE (CRISPINO AND THE FAIRY GODMOTHER), a lively and lightweight 1850 comic piece that was was happily rescued from obscurity this week by Will Crutchfield's Teatro Nuovo.

GYPSY Comes to Gretna Theatre Next Week by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2023

Regarded as one of the finest musicals ever written, Gypsy is the unforgettable tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success, as well as her own. With a glorious score featuring some of Broadway’s most iconic numbers, this blockbuster musical shows the ups and downs of show business with passion, humor, and class.

Surflight Theatre's Presents SOMETHING ROTTEN!, July 11-30 by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2023

Surflight Theatre has announced that they will be continuing their 2023 Season with the hilarious musical comedy, Something Rotten!

Arizona's Hank Stratton Named Carson School Director by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2023

Hank Stratton, head of acting/musical theatre at the University of Arizona and the artistic director of the Arizona Repertory Theatre, has been named the director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film and executive director of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre. He begins his appointment Aug. 1.

American Airlines Theatre Will Be Renamed the Todd Haimes Theatre by Nicole Rosky - Jun 2, 2023

The American Airlines Theatre will become the Todd Haimes Theatre, in recognition of the late artistic director and chief executive’s extraordinary dedication to the institution he called home, and his enormous contributions to Roundabout and the entire theatre community.

Jerry Zaks Will Lead The Nation's Top Regional Theater Actors As Master Teacher For The 2023 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2023

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced prominent director Jerry Zaks will serve as Master Teacher for the 2023 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a national program to serve the future of American theater.

Demetria Joyce Bailey Named as 2023 Lunt-Fontanne Fellow by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2023

Walnut Street Theatre has announced that Demetria Joyce Bailey has been selected as one of 10 stage actors in the United States to be a 2023 Lunt-Fontanne Fellow.

ROMEO & JULIET, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, and More Set For The Company Theatre's Second Season by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2023

Following the success of their inaugural season, Rochester, New York's newest and fastest-growing theater collective, The Company Theatre, has announced the line-up for its upcoming 2023-24 season, which will include five mainstage productions and additional partnerships and special performances.

Todd Haimes, Artistic Director & CEO Of Roundabout Theatre Company, Dies At Age 66 by Team BWW - Apr 19, 2023

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of longtime Roundabout Theatre Company Artistic Director and CEO, Todd Haimes. 

Palo Alto Players Present THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2023

Vibrant sets and costumes. Eclectic music by today’s top artists. An erupting underwater volcano. A brilliant talking squirrel from Texas. And an ever-optimistic walking, talking, singing, and dancing yellow sea sponge. THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL checks every box one wants in a Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Best Musical award winner!

THE PORCH ON WINDY HILL: A New Play With Old Music to be Presented at Northlight Theatre in April by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 20, 2023

Northlight Theatre will continue its 2022–2023 season with The Porch on Windy Hill: a new play with old music by Sherry Lutken, Lisa Helmi Johanson, Morgan Morse and David M. Lutken, conceived and directed by Sherry Lutken.  

The Episcopal Actors' Guild Presents MID-WINTER MYSTERIES: An Audience Participation Event by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2023

The Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) will welcome to the Guild Hall stage a one-night-only, benefit production: Mid-Winter Mysteries: An Audience Participation Event. Here's the opportunity that all you 'armchair detectives' have been waiting for!

The Many Faces of Nathan Lane: A Look Back on His Career Onstage by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2023

Nathan Lane returns to Broadway this season in the new play Pictures From Home! Last seen on Broadway in 2019 in Gary: the Sequel to Titus Andronicus, Lane has had an extremely diverse career, spanning over 30 years. Take a walk down memory lane with highlights from The Producers, Guys & Dolls, The Addams Family, Angels in America, and more!

Meet the Cast of PICTURES FROM HOME, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2023

 Pictures From Home begins previews tonight, January 13, at Studio 54 on Broadway. Opening night is Thursday, February 9, 2023. Meet the cast of Pictures From Home here!

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; The Muny Leads Favorite Local Theatre! by BWW - Dec 19, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

PICTURES FROM HOME Box Office to Open Next Week by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2022

Celebrate the laughter and joy of the holidays with a special box office opening of Pictures From Home beginning Monday, December 19 at Studio 54 on Broadway, coinciding with the beginning of Hanukkah.     

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; at Stages St. Louis Leads Best Ensemble Performance! by BWW - Dec 12, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; The Muny Leads Favorite Local Theatre! by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; Stage St. Louis IN THE HEIGHTS Leads Best Musical by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Tickets Now On Sale for PICTURES FROM HOME Starring Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein and Zoë Wanamaker by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway premiere of Pictures From Home. Three of the theatre’s most inventive, inspired and award-winning artists will return to the stage, bringing to vivid theatrical life a comic and dramatic portrait of a mother, a father and the son who photographed their lives.

Nathan Lane to Moderate Live Evening With Steve Martin and Harry Bliss at The Town Hall by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

The Town Hall has announced that stage and screen star Nathan Lane will moderate a special evening with Hollywood icon Steve Martin and artist Harry Bliss, as they reflect on their new book Number One Is Walking - My Life In the Movies and Other Diversions (Celadon Books). The live evening will take place on November 15 at 8pm at The Town Hall.

Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein and Zoë Wanamaker Will Lead PICTURES FROM HOME on Broadway Next Year by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2022

Pictures From Home is headed to Broadway in 2023 starring  Nathan Lane, Danny Burstein and Zoë Wanamaker and staged by award-winning director Bartlett Sher. Learn more about the play and how to purchase tickets here!

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes to Palo Alto Players in November by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2022

Palo Alto Players invites you to “Be Our Guest” as the company continues its 92nd season with the hit Broadway musical Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Based on the Disney animated film, the stage version of this tale as old as time has been enchanting audiences around the world for over two decades.

Red Bull Theater to Kick Off New Season of Revelation Readings With THE RELAPSE in October by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

RED BULL THEATER has announced the kick-off of a new season of in-person OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings, beginning with The Relapse by John Vanbrugh, directed by Marc Vietor. This event will premiere LIVE, in person, at Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater at Symphony Space at 7:30 PM ET on October 24th.

Special Offer: DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Flint Institute of Music by BWW Special Offer - Sep 29, 2022

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre kicks off ‘22-‘23 season

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre Kicks Off 2022-23 Season by BWW Special Offer - Sep 23, 2022

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre kicks off ‘22-‘23 season

Review: AMADEUS at EPAC by Rich Mehrenberg - Sep 11, 2022

With a performance that is complex, compelling, and sympathetic, Weinhold proves why he is among the biggest talents on the Central Pennsylvanian stage.

Listen: Marsha Mason Discusses Her Career and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 6, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. The latest episode features Marsha Mason, who discussed her career and more. Mason discussed how her career kickstarted with The Good Doctor, written by Neil Simon, whom she met and ended up marrying. She also discussed the iconic film The Goodbye Girl, also written by Simon.

Nathan Lane Wins First Emmy Award by Robert Diamond - Sep 5, 2022

Nathan Lane, 3-time Tony Award winner and favorite of the screen and stage won his first Emmy Award last night, after six previous nominations (three for Modern Family, and one each for The Good Wife, Frasier and Mad About You). 

Review: Mark Nadler's HART'S DESIRE Is Newfangled Art On Fire At The Laurie Beechman Theatre by Stephen Mosher - Jul 23, 2022

Mark Nadler's HART'S DESIRE comes straight from the heart, and it's a work of art.

World Premiere SECONDO Announced At TheaterWorks Hartford This Summer by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

TheaterWorks Hartford presents the World Premiere of SECONDO the sequel to our beloved hit show, I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI by Jacques Lamarre based on stories by Giulia Melucci. Directed by Rob Ruggiero, the production runs JULY 29 – AUGUST 28 and marks the 10th anniversary since I LOVED, I LOST, I MADE SPAGHETTI first enamored Hartford audiences.

TWELFTH NIGHT Comes to Palo Alto Players in June by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

Palo Alto Players concludes its 91st season with a new adaptation of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT. This classic tale of mistaken identity has been reimagined by local actor and playwright Max Tachis and set against the backdrop of 1920s Coney Island.

Theatre Travels Presents THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Sydney based theatre company Theatre Travels (The Laramie Project, No: Intermission Festival) prepares to pack a punch with its 20th production since launching in 2018, with the Australian premiere season of Joy Wilkinson's The Sweet Science of Bruising.

SPRING AWAKENING And More as The Company Theatre Announces Inaugural Season by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2022

The Company Theatre, Rochester's newest performing arts collaborative, announces their inaugural 2022-2023 season.

Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL World Premiere in Connecticut by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris and Tony Award winner André De Shields will star in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's new backstage comedy WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL. Get tickets and learn about the production.

Ari'el Stachel, Tovah Feldshuh & More Join Keen Co's LIGHT UP THE SKY Benefit by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Tovah Feldshuh, Andrew Dawson, Kelly McAndrew, Matt Servitto, Allan K. Washington, and Kayce Wilson will join previously announced Arnie Burton, Jasminn Johnson, Lauren Molina, Reg Rogers, Ari'el Stachel, Jason Tam, completing the cast for the Gala Benefit Reading of Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart, directed by Mr. Silverstein. 

THE BOOK OF WILL Celebrates The Enduring Power Of Live Performance At Edge Of The Wood In Chicago by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2022

The Resident Theatre at Edge of the Wood is will welcome actors and patrons back to in-person performances with a new production of The Book of Will, by Lauren Gunderson, in their space at the Edgebrook Community Church, April 22 through May 1.

Ari'el Stachel, Lauren Molina & More to Star in LIGHT UP THE SKY Benefit Reading by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein today announced the first cast members for the Gala Benefit Reading of the beloved Broadway comedy Light Up the Sky by Moss Hart, directed by Mr. Silverstein and featuring an all-star cast. 

Marsha Mason to Star in and Co-Direct LOST IN YONKERS at Hartford Stage by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Four time Academy Award-nominated actor and director Marsha Mason will co-direct and star in Hartford Stage's forthcoming production of Neil Simon's classic comedy Lost in Yonkers. 

Bergen County Players to Present GODSPELL by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Bergen County Players will present the uplifting, toe-tapping, joyous classic rock musical GODSPELL, opening on March 19. Under the direction of Lynne Lupfer, this musical sensation continues to touch audiences around the world with its vibrant rock score and messages of kindness, tolerance and love. 

Bergen County Players Will Continue Live In-Person Performances With MOON OVER BUFFALO by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2022

Bergen County Players will present the knockout, mile-a-minute, show-within-a-show-stopping MOON OVER BUFFALO, opening on February 12.

Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022

Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.

Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 St. Louis Awards by BWW Awards - Jan 14, 2022

Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Michael McAssey Returns With Piano Bar At The Gateway Playhouse This Month by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2022

Michael McAssey returns to the Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point, NJ with their monthly piano bar on Thursday January 20th at 7pm. Bring your sheet music and get up onstage and sing or just come and sit back and enjoy. Full cash bar is available.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical! by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; COCA's BILLY ELLIOT Leads Best Musical! by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Kumu Kahua Theatre Announces The Winner Of THE LONGS CHALLENGE II by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2021

The Longs Challenge is a competition among actors, that began in 2020 with three actors each performing the same monologue/character from Lee Cataluna's popular play, Folks You Meet in Longs. The public was invited to watch all three recorded performances on the Kumu Kahua Theatre website and social media, and cast their votes by donating in the name of their favorite; each dollar donated was counted as one vote.


The Man Who Came to Dinner has had 5 productions including Broadway which opened in 1939, Broadway which opened in 1980, Broadway which opened in 2000, Broadway which opened in 2000 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2011.



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