The Suicide 1980

Opened: October 9, 1980
Closing: November 30, 1980

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London Theatre Week - See over 50 Award-Winning Musicals and Plays with Tickets from £15, £25 or £35
by Team BWW - Feb 20, 2024

London Theatre Week is the West End’s biggest promotion, giving you the chance to see over 50 amazing award-winning musicals and stunning plays with tickets from £15, £25 or £35

Horizon Theatre Rep to Stream Ernst Toller's THE TRANSFIGURATION: ALARUM & PROLOGUE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2024

Horizon Theatre Rep presents Ernst Toller's The Transfiguration: Alarum & Prologue, a German play from the 1910s & 1920s.

Left for Dead Releases Two Vintage Tracks From Pioneering NYC Synth Punks Comateens
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2023

The Comateens’ Ramona Jan and Nicholas “Nic North” Dembling had just gotten started when they recorded “Danger Zone,” a sneering, blaring punk song spit-sung by Nicholas with Ramona Jan’s untutored guitars sounding like an electric razor, a catchy chorus floating in from Jan’s love of Motown.

Ruth Negga, Premiere From Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker & More Set for NYU Skirball 2024 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2023

Get ready for an exciting 2024 season at NYU Skirball, featuring acclaimed actress Ruth Negga and a highly anticipated premiere from renowned choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. Explore the lineup and mark your calendars for this unforgettable season of performances.

Alexandra Billings' Bio-Musical S/HE AND ME Is In Development
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2023

S/He and Me ('She, He, and Me') is currently preparing for a March 2024 industry workshop ahead of a Broadway production. Learn more about the new musical in development based on the life of actress and activist, Alexandra Billings (Transparent, The Connors, Wicked), here!

by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2023

Fusing theatre, sport and technology - and taking immersive experiences in a whole new direction - Rumble in the Jungle Rematch launched in London this September and has now extended its run through to 9th December. 

SWEENEY TODD, A History- Part 2: The Demon Barber Slashes His Way From Page To Stage And Beyond
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2023

Learn how Sondheim made Sweeney sing and how Mr. Todd made his mark on mass media in Part 2 of SWEENEY TODD, A History.

by Jade Kops - Jul 31, 2023

Victorian Opera’s incoming Artistic Director Stuart Maunder AM revives his a deliciously dark but incredibly clear expression of Stephen Sondheim (Music and Lyrics) and Hugh Wheeler’s (Book) SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET – A MUSICAL THRILLER.

The Negro Ensemble Company to Premiere MECCA IS BURNING at Harlem Schoool Of The Arts In August
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 30, 2023

From August 10 to 26, the Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC), in conjunction with their residency at Penn Live Arts, will perform the world premiere of 'Mecca Is Burning' at Harlem School of the Arts.

The 2023 Obie Awards Announce Judges & Eligibility
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 12, 2023

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) has announced its 2023 panel of judges and eligibility details for The Obie Awards. Now in its 67th year, the annual event, celebrating the best of Off and Off Off Broadway, is co-chaired by Obie-winning director David Mendizábal and veteran theater critic Melissa Rose Bernardo.

Steve Pieters, AIDS Activist Interviewed By Tammy Faye Bakker, Dies at 70
by Michael Major - Jul 10, 2023

His remarkable story of served as an inspiring example of healing and hope to many around the world, following the release of “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” which won actress Jessica Chastain her Academy Award for Best Actress.  Randy Havens of TV's Stranger Things played Pieters. He was also portrayed in Elton John's 'Tammy Faye' musical.

10 Musicals & Plays to Stream This Weekend For Pride
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2023

PrideFrom Kinky Boots to Rent, many musicals and plays with LGBTQIA+ representation are available to stream this weekend to celebrate Pride Month. Check out som theatre favorites that you can stream from the comfort of your own home below!

Immersive RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE REMATCH Announces September 2023 Opening
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 16, 2023

Fusing theatre, sport and technology - and taking immersive experiences to a new height - Rumble in the Jungle Rematch will launch in London this September.

How to Watch the DC Multiverse on Max
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2023

Max features different eras of the DC Multiverse including Batman: The Animated Series, Static Shock, DC League of Super-Pets, Batman: Gotham Knight, Justice League: The New Frontier and more. Even the house’s youngest members can enjoy animated titles such as Super Friends, Batwheels, The LEGO Batman Movie, and the Teen Titans Go! series.

Tina Turner Has Died At Age 83
by Team BWW - May 24, 2023

Tina Turner, the 'Queen of Rock'n Roll' has died peacefully today at the age of 83 after a long illness in her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland.  With her, the world loses a music legend and a role model. 

Austin Pendleton, Jeff Perry, and More to Star in Steppenwolf Theatre's NO MAN'S LAND
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 27, 2023

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's premier ensemble theater company, will conclude its 47th season with Harold Pinter's celebrated masterwork No Man's Land directed by Les Waters (In the Next Room..(or the vibrator play), Dana H., Middletown), playing July 13 – August 20, 2023 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theater.

Horizon Theatre Rep Presents GEIST
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2023

Horizon Theatre Rep (Rafael De Mussa, Artistic Director) has announced the streaming series of German Plays from the 1910s & 1920s.

Review: ORDINARY PEOPLE at Town Players of New Canaan
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Feb 18, 2023

This important production is a must-see. Special events added.

Have Any Broadway Musicals Ever Closed Before They Opened?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Mar 5, 2023

Broadway historian and self-proclaimed theatre nerd Jennifer Ashley Tepper is here to help with her new series, Broadway Deep Dive. This month, the reader question was: Have Any Broadway Musicals Ever Closed Before They Opened?

Theatre Smith-Gilmour Presents An Original Production Of  METAMORPHOSES 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2023

A bold, mime-inspired reimagining of a canonical literary text, THEATRE SMITH-GILMOUR has announced its original, audacious production of METAMORPHOSES 2023, adapted from the legendary epic poem by Ovid for the stage and directed by Michele Smith.

THE SISTERS OF MERCY Announce U.S. Tour Dates
by Michael Major - Feb 6, 2023

Formed in Leeds, 1980, TSOM, while named after a Leonard Cohen song, took inspiration from such luminaries as Bowie, Slade and The Velvet Underground. But their closest sonic bedfellows are The Stooges, Motörhead and Suicide, the influence of which imbued the band with a distinct sound of their own when compared to others in the post-punk era.

Previews: MIDNIGHT COMPANY 2023 SEASON at Midnight Company
by James Lindhorst - Dec 7, 2022

The Midnight Company announces it 2023 five-show season that includes two world premiere productions. The Season opens on March 1, 2023 with the world premiere production of JUST ONE LOOK based on the life and career of Linda Ronstadt at The Blue Strawberry. Midnight Company continues its season with THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD KELLY at The Kranzberg Black Box  May 4th -20th,  THE YEARS at The Chapel July 13th-29th, and YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU at The Blue Strawberry July 26th – August 9th.  Midnight Company closes its season with a production of THE LION IN WINTER at the .ZACK October 5th-21st.

Bryce Pinkham, Lizan Mitchell & More Join Audra McDonald in OHIO STATE MURDERS; Full Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

The complete cast for the Broadway premiere of Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy is now announced. Joining Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, and Drama Desk nominee Lizan Mitchell.

OHIO STATE MURDERS On Broadway Adds Bryce Pinkham and Lizan Mitchell
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2022

Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham and Lizan Mitchell will join Audra McDonald for the Broadway premiere of Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy.

HEDDA GABLER Postponed One Week Due to a Casting Change
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

Due to a cast change, 'Hedda Gabler' must postpone its opening by one week. The production now begins September 29, runs through October 9. Sean Phillips takes over role of Eilert Lovborg.


What productions of The Suicide have there been?
The Suicide has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1980 and Broadway which opened in 1980.
What Tony Awards has The Suicide been nominated for?
The Suicide has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design, with Santo Loquasto being the nominee.