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Closing: May 13, 1973

Joseph Papp Public Theater

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by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming presentation of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Cambodian Rock Band, by UC San Diego MFA Playwriting alumna Lauren Yee, directed by Chay Yew, featuring music by Dengue Fever. A co-production with Portland Center Stage at The Armory, Cambodian Rock Band will run November 12 a?" December 15 (press opening: Sunday, November 17 at 7pm) in the Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 23, 2019
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the West Coast premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, a hilarious family-friendly Scrooge parody set in San Diego. Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens,
by Theresa Bertram - Oct 17, 2022
What did our critic think of OLIVER! at Wildwood Park For The Arts? Wow! Just Wow!
by Korey Beyersdorf - Nov 13, 2021
Children's Theater Company puts on a Broadway-caliber show, and if you are looking for a wonderful re-introduction to live theatre, Annie is a family-friendly production that will start your holiday season off right.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 13, 2019
Meet the cast of the West Coast premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show at The Old Globe, a hilarious family-friendly Scrooge parody set in San Diego.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2021
Children’s Theatre Company presents its much-anticipated production of Annie. Directed by Peter Rothstein, Annie runs November 7, 2021 through January 9, 2022, opening the first live CTC theatrical season post-pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2019
North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce casting for its season-ending production of Annie, playing July 23-28 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announced today the appointment of National Disability Theatre (NDT) Co-Executive Directors Talleri A. McRae and Mickey Rowe as the Playhouse's 2019/2020 Artists-in-Residence.
by Stephi Wild - May 15, 2021
People's Light in Malvern opens their 7-acre campus for a bustling summer of safe, outdoor offerings. There's something for everyone—theatre programs and performances for kids, al fresco dining, and music, music, music!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2023
Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaption of Yann Martel's best-selling novel LIFE OF PI begins previews tonight, March 9. The play will officially open at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Meet the cast of Life of Pi here!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2023
Word for Word’s 30th Season opens with HOME by George Saunders, April 8 - 29 at Z Below. Word for Word has a long history of adapting stories by George Saunders. HOME is about a war veteran returning to a home that is increasingly cruel and absurd, and his quest for understanding and compassion.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2021
In honor of Women's History Month, we're taking a look at some iconic real-life women who have been portrayed on stage in musicals!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020
The lineup of the upcoming March 2020 episode of All That Scratch has been announced as the podcast continues its hotly anticipated second season of live recordings at The Other Palace.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 26, 2021
Aggressive and angsty, 'Wild & Strange' is a high energy hype song that taunts, teases, and beckons your inner wild to come out and play (or fight, as the lyrics suggest).
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020
How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years? Well, we did the near-impossible task.  Check out our full list here! 
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022
The complete cast and creative team has been announced for the world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement of The Karate Kid – The Musical at STAGES St. Louis. Learn who is in the production!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2022
La Jolla Playhouse is presenting its world-premiere production of Bhangin' It: A Bangin' New Musical, featuring book by Mike Lew and Rehana Lew Mirza, music and lyrics by Sam Willmott, with additional music by Grammy Award nominee Deep Singh, running in the Mandell Weiss Theatre through April 17, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2023
​​​​​​​The UK's leading new musical theatre company for young people 11-21 years old has announced their 2023 season of Easter & Summer performances led by new Chief Executive and Creative Director Emily Gray, who has ensured the voices and ideas of BYMT's Young Company Panel are at the heart of the programme choices. This new season is filled with brand new musicals, returning BYMT favourites, and dance led work.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
Original Theatre Company today announces the all-star cast for the script-in-hand performances from the three shortlisted plays for the Originals Playwriting Award.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019
The OBIE Award-winning NAATCO, National Asian American Theatre Company, kicks off their 29th season with the World Premiere of Gordon Dahlquist's [Veil Widow Conspiracy]. Aneesha Kudtarkar directs a cast that will include Edward Chin-Lyn, Kimiye Corwin, Bruce McKenzie, David Shih, James Seol, Karoline Xu, and Aaron Yoo. This Off-Broadway limited engagement at Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th Street) will begin performances Saturday June 8th with Opening Night set for June 15th (7pm).  Performances continue through July 6th only.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 27, 2019
Presented by Asian CineVision, the 42nd Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF42), and taking place July 25 – August 3 in New York City, has announced its full film lineup. The first and longest running Asian interest film festival in the country, AAIFF42 will be presenting 12 narrative features, 9 documentary features, and 67 short films, from 19 countries.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2019
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the cast and creative team for the American premiere of The Great Wave written by Francis Turnly and directed by Mark Wing-Davey.
by Student Blogger: Izzi Diaz - Jul 30, 2020
As they say, a?oebehind every great man is a great woman.a?? Enter Eliza, that great woman and the better half of Alexander.
by Alan Henry - Jul 25, 2019
Annie is now open at NC Theatre with Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba as Miss Hannigan. The production is directed by producing artistic director Eric Woodall and choreographed by James Gray. What did the critics have to say? Read all the reviews!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba as Miss Hannigan at the NC Theatre, directed by producing artistic director, Eric Woodall.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2019
The Asian American Performers Action Coalition along with several theatre companies and Asian American advocacy groups today released an open letter to the artistic leadership of The Shed, in response to the casting of a Caucasian actor in an Asian role in their current production of Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise.
by Alan Portner - Jul 15, 2021
Now running on the stage of the White Theatre at the Jewish Community Center’s Overland Park campus is a very credible production of 1977’s “Annie.” It is the first new, full, live, Broadway Style indoor production to tread the boards of this very nice auditorium in sixteen months.
by Michael Major - Jul 13, 2022
Esther’s saga continues in this prequel to the original horror hit, Orphan. After orchestrating a brilliant escape from an Estonian psychiatric facility, Esther travels to America by impersonating the missing daughter of a wealthy family. Yet, an unexpected twist arises that pits her against a protective mother. Watch the new trailer now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 10, 2020
People's Light in Malvern, PA has turned its parking lot into an open-air venue for a series of socially distanced drive-in concerts! Every weekend from July 18 through August 21 will feature a different band from a wide variety of musical genres. Concerts begin at 6:30pm and run about 75 to 90-minutes.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021
Learn more about how to get tickets for either the in-person or livestreaming options for both shows.
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2021
There are 89 Oscar nominees, including 25 winners, among the invitees.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2021
The National Theater Company of Korea has announced it will pursue a barrier-free theater experience and reduce its carbon footprint this year
by Gary Naylor - Jan 19, 2023
James Hyland is Dicken's Fagin, decrepit and distraught, in his cell on the way to the gallows
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2021
Looking back on a twelve-month span between her son’s first birthday and the loss of her father, award-winning singer and songwriter Amy Speace culled eleven new songs directly from her depth of personal experiences—childhood memories, coming of age in New York City, and losing a parent while learning to become one—to create her new full-length album, There Used to Be Horses Here; out April 30th on Proper Records/Wind Bone Records. While many of the subjects on the album are heavy, There Used to Be Horses Here isn’t a sad record.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2023
 La Jolla Playhouse will host the sixth Latinx New Play Festival on October 27 – 29, 2023, produced by Dr. Maria Patrice Amon, the Playhou
by Michael Major - Feb 7, 2022
The award-winning, critically revered singer follows up on her acclaimed 2021 album, There Used To Be Horses Here, with a new, seven-song collection of Speace’s most intimate material yet. The first single “Cottonwood,” available everywhere now. Watch the new music video and pre-order the new album now!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2021
Conejo Players has announced auditions for Daddy Long Legs, produced by special arrangement with Music Theater International.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2021
American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Executive Director Jennifer Bielstein and Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced the appointment of seven members to their Board of Trustees—Schatzie Allen-Jefferson, Jill Cowan, Kathleen Donohue, Rodney Earl Jackson Jr., Cristy Johnston Limón, Jomar Tagatac, and BD Wong.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 3, 2021
Last night, the sun came out on NBC with the airing of ANNIE LIVE! See our picks for the best moments from the live Broadway broadcast!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2019
Fellowship for Performing Arts announced today complete casting for the second annual Imagine This!, a festival of staged readings featuring plays under consideration for future development that will take place December 4, 5 and 6. Performances will take place at Theatre Three at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021
La Jolla Playhouse has announced the creative team for its world-premiere production of Bhangin’ It: A Bangin’ New Musical, book by Mike Lew and Rehana Lew Mirza, music and lyrics by Sam Willmott, with additional music by Grammy Award nominee Deep Singh, running in the Mandell Weiss Theatre March 8 – April 17, 2022.
by Derek McCracken - Dec 20, 2019
Inspired by true events, A City of Refuge from Primitive Grace Theatre Ensemble brings the audience squarely to church, a haven-as-melting-pot that reaches its boiling point and beyond. As a motley crew of community members collectively tries to absorb the shockwaves of what's happening outside (the Washington Heights riots), they must individually bear witness to each other, as well as to their own fears, biases, and the need for personal strength amidst relentless violence, shared vulnerability, and dwindling resources.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2019
For the first time in over a century George Gershwin's very first musical, La La Lucille, will be performed - not on Broadway as it was in 1919 - but in the intimate Studio Theatre at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) in Sturgeon Bay. This riotous, fast-paced farce about a married couple who plot to become temporarily divorced in order to claim an inheritance, opens Thursday, July 25 and runs through September 1st. When the scheme goes awry, hilarity, hijinks, and tap dancing ensue in this not-to-be-missed show.
by Andria Tieman - Aug 14, 2019
Based on the classic children's story of the same name, this stage production of THE SECRET GARDEN tells the story of the orphan Mary Lennox forced to move from India to a distant relative's Yorkshire England estate when a cholera outbreak decimates her family. This stage adaptation sticks very close to the novel, and Megan Ruggerio's capable direction keeps the story moving along at a brisk pace. Excellent performances all around make this a delightful production for all ages.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022
La Jolla Playhouse is presenting its world-premiere production of Bhangin' It: A Bangin' New Musical, featuring book by Mike Lew and Rehana Lew Mirza, music and lyrics by Sam Willmott, with additional music by Grammy Award nominee Deep Singh, running in the Mandell Weiss Theatre through April 17, 2022.
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites are on our list of the best characters from Broadway musicals.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2020
Town Hall Theatre Company has announced four compelling plays and musicals for its 76th 2020/21 Season, entitled GROWING UP.  
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2021
Conejo Players Theatre Presents DADDY LONG LEGS, with music and lyrics by Paul Gordon, and book by John Caird.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2020
 Join NYC comedian, actor, writer Amber Rollo and a lineup of excellent comedians for a night of stand-up comedy via live-stream on Friday, April 17, at 9:00 pm ET. 

The Orphan Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of The Orphan have there been?
The Orphan has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1973.