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The Rivals - 2004 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Swooning lovers, plucky maids, wily valets, irate guardians, and of course a duel:

this is the world of Bath, which leaps to sparkling life with matchless wit and lively invention in this enduring classic. With all the brilliance of his fellow Irish scribes Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, Sheridan single-handedly revived English stage comedy with his landmark play.

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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)


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(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021
The acclaimed cast will include actress and presenter Preeya Kalidas as 'Margo Leadbetter', Dominic Rowan as 'Jerry Leadbetter', and Sally Tatum as 'Barbara Good', joining the previously announced actor and comedian Rufus Hound as 'Tom Good'. Also featured will be Nigel Betts and Tessa Churchard.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
Casting is today announced for the world première of Robin Hooper's new drama 'Broken Lad', a comic and moving examination of masculinity in distress, directed by Richard Speir. It is Arcola Theatre's second production at their new venue, Arcola Outside.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 11, 2020
Today, Baltimore Center Stage announced the dates for The Bridge Series, a new series of virtual gatherings from Baltimore Center Stage. The Bridge Series explores the interconnectedness of classic and contemporary theater through virtual play readings and conversations between artists and scholars. With discussions with leading theatermakers in Baltimore and around the country, Baltimore Center Stage will explore classic texts, reflect on the rich production history of BCS, and dive deeper into the elusive artistic process.  
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2020
A new spine-chilling ghost story, WHEN DARKNESS FALLS, will play a limited season, from 23 November to 12 December 2020, at The Union Theatre in London.  Written by James Milton and Paul Morrissey and directed by Paul Morrissey, Will Barton will play John Blondel and Alex Phelps The Speaker.  The audience will be socially distanced.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2021
American Players Theatre (APT) has announced the 2022 season lineup, including five plays originally slated to run in the 2020 season, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2021
On November 25, Michael Pennington will pick up his staff and books and don his robes once more, to return to the Jermyn Street Theatre stage to play Prospero in this critically hailed production of Shakespeare’s final play. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021
Mercury Theatre today announces full cast for Aladdin, written by Andrew Pollard with direction from the Theatre's Creative Director Ryan McBryde; the team behind the Great British Pantomime award-winning Cinderella.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021
The Lehman Trilogy officially opens on Broadway October 14, at the Nederlander Theatre. Meet the cast and learn more about who is starring in the play here!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the premiere of Awake at Night, a virtual reading of modern takes on stories by Edgar Allan Poe, adapted by Will Pomerantz, on Wednesday, October 21, at 8 p.m. at baystreet.org.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021
Artistic Director of Reading Rep Paul Stacey directs Beth Eyre, Dave Fishley, Samuel Kyi, Rose McPhilemy and Rick Romero in this family friendly production set on the cobbled streets of Reading.
by TV Scoop - Nov 11, 2020
Find out what's happening on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BACHELORETTE and if it's a new episode, airing on ABC on Tuesday, November 17, 2020!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 1, 2020
Extended by popular demand, the first production of North Coast Rep's Filmed Plays Online, Necessary Sacrifices written by Richard Hellesen and directed by Peter Ellenstein continues for nationwide streaming on showtix4U via the North Coast Rep website.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021
Austin Shakespeare is presenting the hilarious comedy of manners The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, in an online reading at 5 pm, Sunday, May 30.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
Broadway Records announced today the release of 16 Stories, a collection of 16 previously unrecorded songs written by award-winning musical theatre creators from around the world and recorded by The Australian Discovery Orchestra.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022
The complete cast is announced today for the First National Tour of the history-making production 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.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022
The York Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg (York’s  Desperate Measures), and music by Stephen Weiner (The Rivals), directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby (York’s Lolita, My Love), with music direction and orchestrations by David Hancock Turner.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022
The York Theatre Company, out of an abundance of caution and safety due to a recent COVID outbreak, has POSTPONED performances of the world premiere presentation of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the cast and company for Julius Caesar. Directed by Diane Page, Globe on Tour will be bringing this production to The Globe Theatre and venues across the UK from 29 April - 10 September.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022
The York Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg (York’s Desperate Measures), and music by Stephen Weiner (The Rivals), directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby (York’s Lolita, My Love).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
Door Shakespeare has announced their summer production: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, adapted by Guy Roberts, Artistic Director of the Prague Shakespeare Company. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2021
The Drilling Company will return with Shakespeare in the Parking Lot July 15 to 30, offering a portable three-week run of 'Two Noble Kinsmen,' a rarely-produced curiosity of the Shakespearean canon.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
The Drilling Company will return with Shakespeare in the Parking Lot July 15 to 30, offering a portable three-week run of 'Two Noble Kinsmen,' a rarely-produced curiosity of the Shakespearean canon.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2021
The 2021 UK Tour opens at Cambridge Arts Theatre before visiting Bath, Guilford, Oxford, Malvern, Shrewsbury, Manchester, Brighton, Glasgow, York, Blackpool, Stoke and Edinburgh. Further tour dates to be announced.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company will present Dance With Us, an educational digital platform centered around the premiere of a series of new dance films. The resource launches from June 25-27, 2021 at 7pm ET with the premieres of the films and the reveal of the platform, a website whose URL will go live at this moment.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021
The Drilling Company will return with Shakespeare in the Parking Lot July 15 to 30, offering a portable three-week run of 'Two Noble Kinsmen,' a rarely-produced curiosity of the Shakespearean canon.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021
Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s bestselling novel tells the story of a lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over his family by the spectre of a ‘Woman in Black’. He engages a young actor to help him tell his story and exorcise the fear that grips his soul.
by Gil Kaan - Jul 25, 2021
The Actors’ Gang Theater has just begun streaming their live virtual production of WE LIVE ON, based on the 1970 Hard Times by Studs Terkel. Directed by Actors’ Gang’s artistic director Tim Robbins, WE LIVE ON is performed in three parts. Had a chance to have a fun chat with Patti Tippo, who’s playing legendary burlesque dancer Sally Rand.  
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021
Elizabeth Crarer (Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Theatre Royal Haymarket; Macbeth and Matilda The Empress, Rabble Theatre Company) will return as Maria Marten, alongside Jessica Dives (Pride and Prejudice and Merry Wives of Windsor, Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Macbeth and Hamlet, Young Shakespeare Company) and Susie Barrett (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Vaults; The Gruffalo, West End).
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2021
In the tradition of The School for Scandal and The Rivals, Masks and Faces is both a 18th century period caper and a tribute to the backstage world of the theatre, complete with the hapless failed playwright, Triplet, and his hungry family, to real-life writer Colley Cibber, and the ghastly critics Soaper and Snarl……
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2021
The London run will then tour to Theatre Royal Winchester, MAST Mayflower Studios in Southampton and Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2022
London Classic Theatre today announce a new UK tour of Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year. Michael Cabot directs Kieran Buckeridge (George) and Sarah Kempton (Doris) in one of the world's most widely staged plays, originally produced on Broadway in 1975.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2022
The York Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg and music by Stephen Weiner, directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2022
All new rehearsal photos have been released for the world premiere of SPIKE, a new comedy by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman. The title role will be played by Olivier Award-winning actor John Dagleish, with Stephen Fry voicing the BBC Announcer at The Watermill from Thursday 27 January – Saturday 5 March.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2022
As Southwest Shakespeare Company enters its 29th Season, the theatre company is pleased to name the Founder of Harlem Shakespeare Festival, Debra Ann Byrd, as the company's new Artistic Director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022
As Southwest Shakespeare Company enters its 29th Season, the theatre company has named the Founder of Harlem Shakespeare Festival, Debra Ann Byrd, as the company’s new Artistic Director. A native of Spanish Harlem, New York, Byrd is an award-winning classically trained actress and producer and arts administrator. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2022
Get ready for a literary treat from the comfort of your home! The Cherie Smith JCC Jewish Book Festival (Feb. 6-10, 2022) will warm up your winter nights with fascinating authors from across Canada, USA, Israel, Australia & Great Britain.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022
The York Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg and music by Stephen Weiner, directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2022
The National Theatre today announces new productions for all three South Bank stages this summer: Jack Absolute Flies Again in the Olivier theatre, Much Ado About Nothing in the Lyttelton theatre and All of Us in the Dorfman theatre with tickets on sale to the public from Thursday 10 March.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022
Stephen Burdman, the Founder and Artistic Director of NY Classical Theatre, was recently honored by the Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA) as the recipient of the organization’s Sidney Berger Award.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2022
Stephen Burdman, the Founder and Artistic Director of NY Classical Theatre, was recently honored by the Shakespeare Theatre Association as the recipient of the organization's Sidney Berger Award.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2021
A spine chilling ghost story – When Darkness Falls – heads to Theatre Royal Winchester from Thursday 16 September to Saturday 18 September.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2020
Riverside Studios today announces a screening of the British World War II drama Summerland and a live Q&A with award-winning director and writer Jessica Swale following its nationwide release on 31 July 2020.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 8, 2022
The York Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg (York's Desperate Measures), and music by Stephen Weiner (The Rivals), directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby (York's Lolita, My Love), with music direction and orchestrations by David Hancock Turner (York's Cheek to Cheek, Desperate Measures) and vocal arrangements by David Hancock Turner, Steve Delehanty, and Stephen Weiner.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2022
Production photos for The York Theatre Company world premiere presentation of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy, with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg (York’s Desperate Measures), music by Stephen Weiner (The Rivals), directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby (York’s Lolita, My Love), with music direction and orchestrations by David Hancock Turner (York’s Cheek to Cheek, Desperate Measures) and vocal arrangements by David Hancock Turner, Steve Delehanty, and Stephen Weiner. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022
Producers Brian Anthony Moreland, Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy announced additional cast for the revival of August Wilson’s seminal, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Piano Lesson, the first Broadway revival in more than 30 years since the play’s Main Stem premiere in 1990.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022
 New York Classical Theatre is producing New Visions, a developmental program of original plays by inspired by “classics.” Readings are free and open to the public.
by Review Roundups - Apr 11, 2022
The York Theatre Company has presented the world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg (York's Desperate Measures), and music by Stephen Weiner (The Rivals), directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby (York's Lolita, My Love), with music direction and orchestrations by David Hancock Turner (York's Cheek to Cheek, Desperate Measures) and vocal arrangements by David Hancock Turner, Steve Delehanty, and Stephen Weiner.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
Performances for Penelope resume TOMORROW, Saturday afternoon, April 2 at 2:30PM. The limited engagement will continue through Sunday afternoon, April 24, 2022 at 2:30PM at The York’s temporary home, The Theatre at St. Jeans (150 East 76th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday evening, April 7, 2022 at 7:00PM.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
On Sunday 16 May at 19:00 hrs CET, Dutch National Opera (DNO) presents a stream of Donizetti Queens in Concert. The concert consists of highlights from Donizetti's three Tudor Queens operas that DNO will bring in the coming seasons: Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Roberto Devereux. The stream will remain available for 48 hours.