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The Watsons - 2020 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More


Nineteen and new in town, Emma Watson's been cut off by her wealthy aunt. She needs to marry, and fast, or be faced with a life of poverty and spinsterhood stuck in her humdrum family home.

Luckily, she has plenty of prospective suitors asking to dance, from dashing socialite Tom Musgrave to the stinking rich, socially awkward Lord Osborne. Which partner to pick?

So far, so familiar, but that's when Jane Austen stopped writing. Two hundred years on, her forgotten heroine's happy ending still hangs in the balance.

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by - Sep 26, 2021
David Alan Grier has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for A SOLDIER'S PLAY.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020
Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Cheryl L. West's new play Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!, directed by Marshall Jones III, at the outdoor tent at Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University in Union, New Jersey, October 15-18, 2020.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2021
First Stage is announce its safe and triumphant return to live theater performances in the 2021/22 season. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021
First Stage has announced its safe and triumphant return to live theater performances in the 2021/22 season. First Stage has announced the full 35th season kicking off in November at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater with the perennial and beloved holiday favorite, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS.
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Oct 8, 2020
Round House Theatre leans into our current circumstances and puts on a good show. It's just a shame that our reality is so much worse than we could have envisioned only a few years ago that even cautionary and bitingly political statements now fall short of where we really are.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021
Theatre Tuscaloosa's Page to Stage program will return for the 2021-2022 season with Busy Day, a musical memoir about and performed by Rickey Powell, in the Bean-Brown Theatre on October 29 and 30 at Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Rd).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020
On 10/30 - 11/1, Woodie King Jr's New Federal Theatre's Octoberfest virtual revival play reading series will present 'Stories About the Old Days,' the acclaimed 1986 drama about hidden secrets, featuring co-stars Pauletta Washington and Michael Potts, associate producer Linda Herring and its original director LaTanya Richardson Jackson at the helm.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2021
For the first time in 21 months, Merrimack Repertory Theatre will return to The Nancy L. Donahue Theatre for indoor performances when it presents a world premiere holiday comedy, The Rise and Fall of Holly Fudge by Trista Baldwin, from November 26 to December 12, according to Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2019
Today, the Evening Standard announces the 2019 shortlist for the 65th Evening Standard Theatre Awards in association with Michael Kors. Across nine award categories, the shortlist features the biggest names and emerging talents from the London stage over the last twelve months. Among the contenders are some strong commercial hits that have transferred or are about to move onto the West End or Broadway a?' including Betrayal, Death of a Salesman, Fiddler on the Roof, The Son and Sweat.
by Review Roundups - Nov 4, 2021
Pride and Prejudice (*Sort Of), Isobel McArthur's unique and audacious retelling of Jane Austen's classic love story, is now playing at the Criterion Theatre. It was just announced that the production has extended its booking period to Sunday 17 April 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020
It's the holly jolliest time of the year as the Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre and the Indianapolis Public Library will present Season's Readings, a ten-book children's storytelling series that highlights a diversity of families, cultures and celebrations.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
Soho Theatre has announced their upcoming November programming featuring MUM, SESSIONS, MAKROOH and more. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019
Following sold-out runs at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory, Laura Wade's The Watsons transfers to the West End in 2020. The production opens at the Harold Pinter Theatre on 19 May, with previews from 8 May, and runs until 26 September. Public booking opens on 15 November, priority booking is open now.
by Marianka Swain - Nov 11, 2019
Check out the current standings in the 2019 BroadwayWorld UK Awards and cast your vote!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 5, 2020
Deadline reports that three time Tony-nominee David Alan Grier has joined the cast of upcoming ABC comedy 'Prospect.'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
Full casting is announced for Harold Pinter’s Tony Award-winning masterpiece The Homecoming, directed by actor and director Jamie Glover, which will open at Theatre Royal Bath from 30 March 2022 before travelling to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Malvern Theatre, Leicester Curve, Theatre Royal Brighton, Newcastle Theatre Royal, and Theatre Royal York.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022
Full casting is announced for Harold Pinter's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, The Homecoming, directed by actor and director Jamie Glover, it visits Theatre Royal Brighton Monday 2 to Saturday 7 May 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021
The Wilbury Theatre Group has announced the release of God Talks to An Agnostic – a twelve-part audio drama written, directed and featuring Don Mays. Episodes will premiere on Sundays at 3pm on The Public’s Radio WNPN 89.3FM, beginning March 21 and be available, next-day, on all podcast streaming platforms.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2021
STC's Home, I'm Darling will finally hit the stage next month after its 2020 season was cancelled due to COVID-19, and the production will be able to welcome full audiences after the Sydney Opera House was approved to return to 100 per cent capacity. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
The ensemble cast includes Debbie Chazen (The Girls, West End), Rosalind Ford (Once, UK Tour), Aruhan Galieva (King John, Royal & Derngate and Shakespeare’s Globe), Paula James (The Snow Queen, Park Theatre), Alex Mugnaioni (Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Rose Theatre Kingston and West End), Peter Pearson (Welcome to the UK, The Bunker), and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2021
Today's top stories: Plaza Suite announces Broadway dates, MJ announces new casting in the title role, first look at photos from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2020
Today's top stories: the Broadway shutdown has been extended to January 2021, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021
Two lovers, each with hidden secrets, struggle to prosper as gin hawkers. At a time in the 18th century when the average Briton drank 1.5 litres of gin every day, women were being locked up in cells to sober up and disorder was breaking out on every street corner, panic spreads among the upper classes who look to the magistrates, the Church and even their tipsy Queen to restore sobriety.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
MST’s MainStage season will open with the wildly whimsical and equally intelligent Darwin in Malibu by Crispin Whittell, directed by Udden. It’s a meeting of the minds when Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley, and the Bishop of Oxford, Samuel Wilberforce, meet on the beach in Malibu a century after their deaths!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022
First Stage Theater Academy is offering its Summer Academy programs in-person this summer with classes beginning Monday, June 13, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 8, 2020
All the Way West Productions, Inc. is thrilled to bring its Black History Month Production of The Bluest Eye, an adapted play by Lydia Diamond and the Los Angeles tribute and 50th Anniversary celebration of the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022
Main Street Theater is staging Christopher Paul Curtis’ powerful novel The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, adapted by Reginald André Jackson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2022
 First Stage will return to live performances this January with a heartwarming production of THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM - 1963 at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2021
Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to welcome eleven new ensemble members and artistic associates. Ensemble members include Wardell Julius Clark, Greg Geffrard, Arti Ishak, Krystal Ortiz, Gabrielle Randle-Bent and Netta Walker. Artistic Associates include Patrick Agada, J. Nicole Brooks, Brynne Frauenhoffer, Jyreika Guest and Sarah Price.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2022
First Stage, one of the nation’s leading theaters for young  people and families, returns to live performances this January with a heartwarming production  of THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM – 1963 at the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater. 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2020
Jane Austen's House in Chawton, Hampshire, has announced that Laura Wade, Olivier Award-winning playwright and screenwriter and her partner, actor and theatre director Samuel West will be its joint Ambassadors for 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022
First Stage is committed to broadening its reach and deepening its impact throughout the community. Families can enjoy a Sensory Friendly Performance with children who need sensory accommodations and they can share the experience of seeing family-friendly theater.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020
With the critically acclaimed production of The Boy Friend currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announce the forthcoming two productions a?" the European première of Paula Vogel's Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus directed by Patrick Marber, who returns to the Menier following his smash-hit production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022
First Stage is committed to broadening its reach and deepening its impact throughout the community. As part of this commitment, First Stage offers Pay What You Choose performances for select productions. Pay What You Choose tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis with a minimum suggested donation of $5 per person.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2022
Soho Theatre's production of the Verity Bargate Award-winning and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-shortlisted play Shedding a Skin, written and performed by Amanda Wilkin, returns Wednesday 2 – Saturday 26 March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2020
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is going back to school with the regional premiere drama, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, the acclaimed MacArthu 'Genius' Grant playwright. This 2018 Obie Award-winning play powerfully brings an urgent conversation to the forefront, compassionately probing the limits of our education system and a mother's fight to give her son a future-without turning her back on the community that made him who he is. Directed by Ron OJ Parson. Production Sponsor is The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021
Asolo Rep continues its 2021 outdoor season with the launch of the rolling world premiere of Cheryl L. West's Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer. Directed by Henry Godinez with Music Direction and Arrangements by Felton Offard, Asolo Rep will start the “roll,” followed by productions to be announced at Goodman Theatre and Seattle Rep.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020
Chichester Festival Theatre's Festival 2020 has today been unveiled by Artistic Director Daniel Evans and Executive Director Kathy Bourne.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2020
Initial casting is announced today for the West End transfer of Laura Wade's The Watsons, following sold-out runs at both Chichester Festival Theatre and the Menier Chocolate Factory. Samuel West directs Sam Alexander (Robert Watson), Sally Bankes (Nanny), Jane Booker (Lady Osborne), Elaine Claxton (Mrs Edwards), Ralph Davis (Lord Osborne), Tim Delap (Mr Howard), Sophie Duval (Mrs Robert), Louise Ford (Laura), John Wilson Goddard (Mr Watson), Rhianna McGreevy (Margaret Watson), Grace Molony (Emma Watson a?" she was Evening Standard Award nominated for her performance), Elander Moore (Bertie), Paksie Vernon (Elizabeth Watson) and Cat White (Miss Osborne), who reprise their roles. Full casting will be announced shortly.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2019
Theatre Tuscaloosa will present The Watsons Go To Birmingham - 1963, December 6-15, 2019 in the Bean-Brown Theatre on the Martin Campus of Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Rd).
by TodayTix UK - Dec 24, 2019
We're feeling the Christmas cheer, so we wanted to bring you some amazing deals for London's top shows. All of these productions start at just £20 in our Unbeatable Boxing Day Sale. Great shows at great prices: it's your ticket to the best of London theatre. Merry Christmas, and happy theatregoing!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2019
Shattered Globe Theatre will continue its 2019-20 Season with the Chicago premiere of Kevin Artigue's SHEEPDOG, a love story that investigates the blurred lines between duty and passion in the face of police brutality, directed by Wardell Julius Clark. SHEEPDOG will play January 16 a?" February 29, 2020 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Sunday, January 19  at 3 pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2019
Australian comedy legend Jane Turner (Kath & Kim) stars alongside Peter Paltos (Gloria), Nikki Shiels (Bloom), Toby Truslove (Utopia), Izabella Yena (Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears) and Susie Youssef (No Activity) in the Olivier Award-winning play, Home, I'm Darling, when it opens on Friday 24 January at Southbank Theatre.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 13, 2020
Many Broadway stars have taken their incredible talents off the stage and onto your TV screens. One channel that has welcomed Broadway talent with open arms is Hallmark! Which Broadway stars would you like to see in Hallmark's holiday films in 2021?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021
Leicester’s Curve theatre, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and English Touring Theatre revealed the full company for the upcoming co-production of Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Anthony Almeida, which will open at Curve on 3 September, and then tour venues across England and Wales.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF will open at Curve on 3 September, before touring to Liverpool Playhouse 22 September – 2 October, Marlowe Theatre 6 – 9 October, The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich 12 – 16 October, Theatr Clwyd 19 – 23 October, concluding at Mast Mayflower Studios Southampton 26 – 30 October.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2020
Main Street Theater (MST)'s 45th Season will include six (6) productions on its MainStage and seven (7) at its Theater for Youth for 2020-2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 15, 2022
The Wilbury Theatre Group has announced the second season of God Talks to An Agnostic – a twelve-part audio drama written, directed and featuring Don Mays, and produced in collaboration with AFRI Productions, The Public's Radio, and Brown Arts Institute.

The Watsons Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The Watsons have their been?
The Watsons has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 2020.

What productions of The Watsons have their been?
The Watsons has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 2020.

What productions of The Watsons have there been?
The Watsons has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 2020.