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Original Production
Run Type: Unknown
Market: Broadway
Previews: October 10, 1989
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Closing: November 04, 1989

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Broadway)

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2019
Full casting is announced for The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) new musical, which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 8 November.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2018
To kick off its 24th Anniversary Season, Dryden Ensemble presents "A Journey through Italy" its Autumn Benefit on Saturday, September 15. A celebration of ?All Things Italian,' this special event will be held at historic home of President Grover Cleveland, known as Westland Mansion. The evening will spotlight the musical and culinary arts of Italy, with an intimate house concert followed by sumptuous buffet dinner and silent audition. The music begins at 5:00 p.m.
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 26, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE TREASURER opens, RENT: Live announces air date, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces that Vivienne Benesch, of Playmakers Repertory Theater (Chapel Hill, NC), is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018
To kick off its 24th Anniversary Season, Dryden Ensemble presents "A Journey through Italy" its Autumn Benefit today, September 15. A celebration of ?All Things Italian,' this special event will be held at historic home of President Grover Cleveland, known as Westland Mansion. The evening will spotlight the musical and culinary arts of Italy, with an intimate house concert followed by sumptuous buffet dinner and silent audition. The music begins at 5:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021
Following the success of its sold out run in 2019, the Orange Tree Theatre today announces the return of Terence Rattigan's While The Sun Shines, directed by OT Artistic Director Paul Miller. Rebecca Collingwood, Conor Glean and Sophie Khan Levy join original cast members John Hudson, Philip Labey, Michael Lumsden and Jordan Mifsúd.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017
David Hare is to receive this year's Gielgud Award for Excellence in the Dramatic Arts at the UK Theatre Awards 2017. The ceremony will take place on Sunday 15 October at London's Guildhall.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2020
Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presents MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
by Meet the Cast - Nov 30, 2017
The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), starring Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman in her Broadway debut, opens on Broadway tonight, November 30, at Hudson Theatre (141 West 44th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus check out interviews with the cast below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017
The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson will be played by James Taylor and Patrick Robinson in the UK premiere of playwright Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 13, 2018
Gingold Theatrical Group is proud to announce the final presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those who share his fierce 'art as activism' precepts, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The acclaimed 2018 season will conclude on December 17th with Shaw contemporary Arthur Wing Pinero's The Enchanted Cottage.
by Julie Musbach - May 23, 2018
Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) today announced the cast for a rare reading of Ferenc Molnar's Liliom which will be presented for one night only, onMonday, June 11 at 7pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  Liliom was turned into the musical Carousel by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II which is now enjoying a successful revival on Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022
Wiltshire Creative today announce the full cast for Lucy Kirkwood's The Children opening at Salisbury Playhouse next month. Belinda Lang directs Christine Kavanagh (Rose), Joanne Pearce (Hazel) and Brian Protheroe (Robin).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021
Bill Kenwright presents the anticipated return of A.R. Gurney's heart-warming play Love Letters to the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a strictly limited season of only 32 performances from 19 May – 13 June 2021.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 1, 2018
Second Stage Theater has announced that Tony Award winner BLAIR BROWN will join the previously announced EMMA GEER, TATIANA MASLANY and SUSAN POURFAR in the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE, directed by LILA NEUGEBAUER.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 1, 2018
Complete casting has been announced for Charles Busch's return to Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director) in his uproarious new comedy The Confession of Lily Dare, directed by Busch's longtime collaborator Carl Andress (The Tribute Artist, Judith of Bethulia, The Divine Sister).
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late 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 an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022
The US premiere and strictly limited, nine-week New York engagement of David Hare’s new play, Straight Line Crazy, starring Ralph Fiennes as Robert Moses and directed by Nicholas Hytner and Jamie Armitage, will be presented this fall at The Shed.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2018
Chicago, 1924. A shocking true story of two aspiring lawyers who kidnapped and murdered a 14 year-old boy in their desire to commit the perfect crime. An obsessive relationship which exploded into violence and, with the eyes of the world on their trial, they narrowly escaped the death penalty.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2018
After critically acclaimed sold-out runs at the Edinburgh Festival, the award-winning musical Thrill Me comes to London for a limited week-long engagement at The Other Palace from 25 - 30 June
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017
The full casts are today announced for English Touring Theatre, Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Rose Theatre Kingston's production of Sam Holcroft's Rules for Living and English Touring Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester's production of Conor McPherson's The Weir, twenty years after its world premiere at the Royal Court.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017
Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022
The exuberant new musical Sing Street, based on the hit 2016 indie film of the same title, will be playing at The Huntington’s Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA from August 26 to October 2, 2022. Check out rehearsal photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2019
After four sell-out tours, Hot Flush the Musical returns to the stage in 2019 - for the first time in five years - with a major UK Tour, kicking off at the New Theatre Royal Lincoln on Thursday 12 September.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020
Lantern Theater Company continues its 2019/20 season with the Philadelphia premiere of The Vertical Hour, renowned British playwright David Hare's rich and intellectually gripping play about a family trying to come together and the secrets that may keep them apart. Lantern resident director Kathryn MacMillan directs a cast that includes Lantern veterans Geneviève Perrier, Joe Guzmán, and Marc LeVasseur with newcomers Sydney Banks and Ned Pryce. 
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 24, 2018
George Street Playhouse will present Christopher Demos-Brown's gripping military drama 'American Hero.' Directed by the Playhouse's Artistic Director, David Saint, the show will be on stage from 1/30 through 2/25. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Armand Schultz who plays Rob in American Hero.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2019
The Menier Chocolate Factory today announces a major revival of David Hare's The Bay at Nice. Richard Eyre directs Martin Hutson, Ophelia Lovibond, David Rintoul and Penelope Wilton. The production opens on 19 March, with previews from 14 March, and runs until 4 May. Tickets go on sale to supporters of the Menier on 21 January, with public booking opening at 9am on 28 January.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2019
Proud Haddock and Arsalan Sattari Productions today announce the transfer of Billy Bishop Goes to War to the Southwark Playhouse, following its successful run at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Charles Aitken (Younger Billy) and Oliver Beamish (Older Billy) reprise their roles. The production runs from 15 March, with previews from 13 March, until 6 April.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2018
Mosaic Theater Company of DCtakes its acclaimedVoices From a Changing Middle East Festival on tour this winter, bringing several of its seminal Festival productions (I SHALL NOT HATE, VIA DOLOROSA, and the recent film adaptation of WRESTLING JERUSALEM) to the University of Oklahoma, Grinnell College, and Eastern Mennonite University for presentations of each project, and culminating in a special evening at the University of Chicago's Logan Center for the Arts where excerpts from all three works will be shared in a single evening. The tour reflects different dimensions of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the efforts to achieve reckoning and reconciliation through live performance and discussion, in works performed in English, Arabic, and Hebrew (with translated surtitles).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2023
Rachel Tucker & Lewis Cornay will reprise their starring roles in a brand-new version of ‘John & Jen’ by Andrew Lippa and Tom Greenwald. The performance will take place February 9, 2023 at 54 Below. See how to purchase tickets!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2023
Heathers the Musical, will be ushering in a new cast from 21st February at The Other Palace, with the show now booking until 3 September 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2018
Paul Bradley, Jonathan Broadbent, Selina Cadell, Rebekah Hinds, Belinda Lang and Christopher Ravenscroft will appear in the first major London revival of Humble Boy by Charlotte Jones, directed by OT Artistic Director Paul Miller. The production is designed by Simon Daw, with lighting design by Mark Doubleday and the sound designer and composer is Max Pappenheim.
by Rona Kelly - Feb 26, 2018
A co-production with the Tricycle Theatre, Francis Turnly's new thriller The Great Wave opens at the National Theatre. This production marks actress Rosalind Chao's debut both at the National and on the West End stage. However, she is no stranger to the Dorfman theatre. Catching up during rehearsals, Rosalind shares how she got started in acting, who inspires her, and why this play is so timely.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020
The Minutes is officially in previews on Broadway! The cast of The Minutes includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020
Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presented MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The play opened on 3 December 2020, the first day after the Prime Minister decreed that lockdown would end.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017
The legendary Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson will be played by James Taylor and Patrick Robinson in the UK premiere of playwright Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2019
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian will bring his world-premiere stage adaptation of his novel Midwives to George Street Playhouse next month and kick off 2020 in George Street's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. 
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 18, 2018
Gingold Theatrical Group presents the final presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those who share his fierce 'art as activism' precepts, presented monthly at Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The acclaimed 2018 season concluded on December 17th with Shaw contemporary Arthur Wing Pinero's The Enchanted Cottage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017
Written as a 'narrative for voices' by Alan Ayckbourn and brought to The Old Vic stage by Old Vic Baylis Director Annabel Bolton following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival, The Divide unfolds in a dystopian society of repression and seething insurrection.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2018
With Spamilton: An American Parody recently extending its run at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces initial casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Finty Williams as Barbara Jackson and Jasper Britton as Stewart. The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November. The full company will be announced shortly.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2019
Casting kicks off with the first announcement for The Boy in the Dress, the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) new musical which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre from 8 November.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 20, 2018
With Spamilton: An American Parody currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces full casting for their major revival of Hugh Whitemore's Pack of Lies. Hannah Chissick directs Jasper Britton as (Stewart), Sia Dauda (Sally), Alasdair Harvey (Peter Kroger), Chris Larkin (Bob Jackson), Macy Nyman (Julie Jackson), Tracy-Ann Oberman (Helen Kroger), Natalie Walter (Thelma) and Finty Williams (Barbara Jackson). The production opens on 1 October, with previews from 20 September, and runs until 17 November.
by Rebecca Russo - Apr 5, 2019
Portland favorites Gretchen Corbett and Sharonlee McLean take the stage beginning May 4 to star in David Hare's The Breath of Life, a two-woman play The Daily Telegraph called "bitingly funny." When Francis Beale (McLean) decides she wants one last word with her ex-husband's ex-lover (Corbett), both women are forced to confront their past, their failed relationships, dashed ideals and the lens through which they choose to view their futures. Ken Rus Schmoll (readings in six of the last ten JAW Festivals at The Armory, productions at Playwrights Horizons and New York Theatre Workshop) will direct.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2019
On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Mahira Kakkar) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Greg Wood), a successful and charismatic restaurateur. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship with food and wine, only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2022
Previews for THE MINUTES begin tonight, April 2, 2022. The play officially opens on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). Meet the cast here!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022
With Cyrano de Bergerac opening tonight at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, The Jamie Lloyd Company today announce full cast for its production of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, in a version by Anya Reiss directed by Jamie Lloyd.
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 Julie Musbach - Apr 13, 2018
Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced additional casting for the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE.

The Secret Rapture Frequently Asked Questions

What other awards has The Secret Rapture been nominated for?
Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for David Hare.

What awards has The Secret Rapture been nominated for?
Outstanding New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for David Hare.

What productions of The Secret Rapture have there been?
The Secret Rapture has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1989.