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The Witch of Edmonton - 2011 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

$45-$80

A witch, a fool, a young man, his two wives, an angry mob, and one very devilish dog takes the stage in the first major Off Broadway production of this fantastical tragicomedy. In a new adaptation of the original Jacobean play, this rarely-performed classic rips open the dark underbelly of a small town with humor and pathos. As the lives of its inhabitants intersect in spellbinding ways, the power of a community for both good and evil is revealed.

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The Witch of Edmonton Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by Alan Henry - Sep 4, 2019
In this fiendishly funny new play by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker and Ford, a charming devil arrives in the quiet village of Edmonton to bargain for the souls of its residents in exchange for their darkest wishes.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
The Huntington announces the cast and creative team of its second production of its 40th anniversary season, the dark comedy Witch by Jen Silverman, directed by Rebecca Bradshaw, running from October 15 to November 14, 2021 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Running time of the show is 90 minutes with no intermission.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2019
ACT a?' A Contemporary Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director John Langs, officially announces its 55th seasona?'a celebration of five contemporary plays including ACT's 50th Mainstage world premiere. The 2020 mainstage season will open with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Sweat by Lynn Nottage, followed by The Effect, a scintillating, pill-popping love story by Lucy Prebble. Summer 2020 will feature a co-production with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts with the soaring coming-of-age musical-drama Choir Boy by the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Moonlight, Tarell Alvin McCraney. Fall at ACT will feature the world premiere of The Laugh Track by Wendy MacLeod, inspired by the true story of the first female Hollywood writer on the I Love Lucy Show. Closing the season, will be the weirdly wonderful and witty Witch by Jen Silverman, an updated version of The Witch of Edmonton, where the Devil comes to bargain for souls and things go awry when he meets up with the town outcast.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2019
Rona Munro's revised version of the seminal gothic horror novel places 18-year-old writer Mary Shelley amongst the action, as she wrestles with her creation and with the stark realities facing revolutionary young women, then and now.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 3, 2019
Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today that they will present a limited, Halloween-themed production of Thomas Middleton and William Rowley's The Changeling to two venues in western Queens: The Studio Bar at The Astorian and the Plaxall Gallery in Long Island City.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021
RED BULL THEATER will present “To Sing a Song that Old Was Sung,” a new RemarkaBULL Podversation with Raphael Nash Thompson, on Monday, October 4th at 7:30 PM EDT.  Thompson will join host Nathan Winkelstein, and special guest Jesse Berger, Red Bull’s  Founder & Artistic Director, for a conversation focused on Shakespeare’s Pericles. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019
Dead Letter Perfect today announces the world première of Stray Dogs. Robin Herford directs Olivia Olsen (Anna Akhmatova), Ben Porter (Isaiah Berlin) and Ian Redford (Joseph Stalin). The production opens at Park Theatre on Friday 15 November, with previews from 13 November, and runs until 7 December.
by Julie Musbach - Nov 16, 2018
Meghan Lantzy will become the new General Manager at Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert, Executive Director; James Houghton, Founder), the company announced today. Ms. Lantzy comes to Signature from Lincoln Center Theater, where she has worked for more than 12 years.  
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2018
Hampstead Theatre has announced the first three productions of 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
Penguin Rep Theatre announced today the Off-Broadway premiere of Mr. Parker, a new play written by Michael McKeever and directed by Joe Brancato. Performances will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for a limited engagement through June 25, 2022, at Theatre Row – Theatre 1 (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is Monday, June 6, 2022, at 7:00PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020
Today (May 4) Jennifer Tepper reveals the secrets of the August Wilson Theatre on BWW Book Club, The 2020 Pulitzer Prizes are announced, and so much more!
by Robert Diamond - May 30, 2022
In lieu of any sort of curtain call speech, Tony winner and Broadway legend André De Shields took his final bows in Hadestown last night on Broadway and he performed 'Believe In Yourself' from The Wiz to mark the occassion. 
by Nicole Rosky - May 3, 2021
Today (May 3) in live streaming: Charlayne Woodard is Live at the Lortel, Lily Rabe is exploring Shakespeare, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
Red Bull Theater today announced that André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday June 13th at 6pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Laila Robins will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. Ms Robins replaces the previously announced Kate Burton, who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022
Would you sell your soul to the Devil to get something you really want? It's a simple question, but you might be surprised by your answer. Expect the unexpected in Jen Silverman’s clever fable, Witch. Inspired by William Rowley, Thomas Dekker and John Ford’s The Witch of Edmonton, the show will begin a 4-week regional premiere run on Thursday, March 17 in the Jerry Russell Theatre at Stage West.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2019
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director Michael Kahn invites theatre-lovers to a series of intimate conversations about life in the D.C. theatre scene as he prepares to retire from the STC stage. Open, unrehearsed, and off the record, invited speakers will swap anecdotes and share memories about Michael Kahn's 33-years at Shakespeare Theatre Company. Following his career trajectory, the discussions will focus on three distinct eras in STC's history by mapping D.C.'s changing theatre scene. The first Michael Kahn and Friends: Off the Record will focus on the formation of The Shakespeare Theatre Company in its first location: Folger Theatre (1986-1992).
by Julie Musbach - Mar 28, 2019
Red Bull Theater will open John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets) this Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater begins performances tonight Tuesday March 19th for John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street between Bleecker & Hudson Streets). Opening Night is set for March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
Red Bull Theater honored the illustrious ANDRÉ DE SHIELDS with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event held on Monday June 13th. Check out photos!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022
André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, Red Bull Theater's benefit event tonight, Monday June 13th, at 6pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2020
PCPA is expanding its free virtual programming summer sessions of PCPA Plays On! for youth and adults; programs that are educational, engaging, fun, and theatre focused.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 31, 2019
Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of Witch, written by Jen Silverman (The Roommate, Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties) and directed by Marti Lyons (How to Defend Yourself, Boticelli in the Fire). This marks the first Geffen production to launch the 2019/2020 season, the second season programmed by Artistic Director Matt Shakman.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2019
Scottish screen actress Eilidh Loan is to star in the new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, depicting Shelley herself onstage as the author personally unfolding her monstrous tale of creature and creator. With a cast also including Ben Castle-Gibb, Thierry Mabonga, Sarah MacGillivray, Natali McCleary, Michael Moreland and Greg Powrie, the seminal 1818 gothic horror novel adapted by award-winning writer Rona Munro will now run until 7 March 2020 as new dates are added.
by Tori Hartshorn - Jul 2, 2019
Sundance Institute's 2019 Theatre Lab convenes Monday, July 8; the Institute announced this year's participating acting company and creative advisors today.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 1, 2019
Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today initial details for the company's second annual free summer production touring parks and art spaces in Astoria and Long Island City: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, led by actor-manager Montgomery Sutton (Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe) and produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance and is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2021
RED BULL THEATER today announced that its offerings will continue on Monday, February 1st at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation: Tony Award-winning Actor ANDRÉ DE SHIELDS will join host NATHAN WINKELSTEIN, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director, for a conversation focused on the ‘man more sinned against than sinning,’ Shakespeare’s King Lear.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020
Jesse Berger - Red Bull Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson - Red Bull Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater have announced that the Twelfth Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Monday March 30th will celebrate the company's 17th Season and honor Kate Burton, André De Shields, and Theatre Development Fund with the 2020 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its upcoming Off-Broadway production of The Alchemist.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2019
Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces Faye Castelow as Queen Elizabeth II in the UK regional premiere of Peter Morgan's The Audience. The production, directed by Samuel Hodges, opens on 30 May, with previews from 24 May, and runs until 22 June. Further casting to be announced.
by Neil Shurley - Feb 21, 2022
'It’s a celebration of what makes The Warehouse The Warehouse.'
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2019
Geffen Playhouse today announced eight productions that will make up its 2019/2020 season, with one additional production to be announced. This marks the second lineup curated by Artistic Director Matt Shakman and the 24th season for the Los Angeles theater. The season will launch Tuesday, August 20, 2019 and run through Sunday, July 19, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019
Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the first of its two upcoming Off-Broadway productions at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2019
Artistic Director of the Young Vic, Kwame Kwei-Armah, today announces the full cast for Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, a co-production with Elliott & Harper Productions and Cindy Tolan.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2019
The Hawaii Shakespeare Festival (HSF) is pleased to announce its eighteenth season--with some big changes. The season kicks off with Shakespeare's final masterpiece, The Tempest, opening July 12. Next up is Much Ado About Nothing, a romantic comedy of codpieces and fake news, opening August 1. The season concludes with Shakespeare's dark tragedy, Macbeth, opening August 9.
by Julie Musbach - Dec 17, 2018
Stephen Daldry ('The Crown,' Billy Elliot, The Inheritance) directs his National Theatre of Great Britain's landmark production of J.B. Priestley's classic thriller An Inspector Calls, hailed as the theatrical event of its generation and winner of an unprecedented number of awards, including three Olivier's, four Tony's and seven Drama Desk Awards, with an exclusive West Coast engagement at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, January 22 to Sunday, February 10, 2019.
by Julie Musbach - Dec 12, 2018
Queens-based Rude Grooms (www.rudegrooms.com) announced details for their production of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, led by actor-manager Montgomery Sutton (Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe; Much Ado About Nothing with Rude Grooms), produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and sponsored by Mikkeller Brewing NYC. The show runs January 4-6 at the Plaxall Gallery (5-25 46th Avenue, LIC) at 7:30pm, with a Twelfth Night Party beginning at 6:30pm each night for VIP ticket holders featuring a variety of musical guests to be announced in the coming days. Tickets are limited and on sale now at rudegrooms.com.
by Shari Barrett - Aug 31, 2019
Staged on a brilliantly creative two-setting, split-level scenic design by Dane Laffrey which includes a scene-dividing projected face on a screen on which the most extraordinary, ever-changing, light-flashing and color-changing eyes appear, this inventive retelling of a sharp, subversive fable debates how much our souls are worth when hope is hard to come by beginning when a charming Devil (Evan Jonigkeit, a black-clad, roguishly perfect scene stealer) arrives in the quiet village of Edmonton to bargain for the souls of its residents in exchange for their darkest wishes. But which of the five inhabitants will agree to sell their soul to attain whatever it is they think will make them happiest?
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2021
Dawn Walton OBE directs Francesca Amewudah-Rivers (Ismene), Liz Crowther (Tiresias), Wendy Kweh (Creon), Joseph Payne (Haemon) and Adeola Yemitan in her professional stage debut as Antigone.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2019
In this fiendishly funny new play by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker and Ford, a charming devil arrives in the quiet village of Edmonton to bargain for the souls of its residents in exchange for their darkest wishes.
by Sarah Hookey - Aug 22, 2019
A NEW adaptation of the Gothic masterpiece Frankenstein comes to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month (September).
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019
Today, Sundance Institute's Theatre Program announces the nineteen artists who represent the creative teams that will convene to develop new work at the annual Lab at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah July 8-28.
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 30, 2019
Today, Sundance Institute's Theatre Program announces the nineteen artists who represent the creative teams that will convene to develop new work at the annual Lab at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah July 8-28.  
by Review Roundups - Apr 3, 2019
Red Bull Theater opened John Webster's The White Devil at the Lucille Lortel Theatre Sunday March 31st. The limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through April 14th. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special FREE programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19: Thomas Dekker, John Ford & William Rowley's The Witch of Edmonton.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 23, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Elizabeth Marvel.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) announced that Gregory Doran will step down as Artistic Director from today after 35 years with the Company including the last ten years as Artistic Director.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2019
With SS Mendi, a co-production with Isango Ensemble, opening this week at Royal Opera House, Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Samuel Hodges, today announces the full cast for a new staging of Peter Morgan's The Audience. Samuel Hodges directs Lizzie Hopley as Margaret Thatcher and Bobo MacDonald, Paul Kemp as all other Prime Ministers, Sharon Singh as The Equerry and Fay Burwell and Maddie Farmer share the role of Young Elizabeth, joining the previously announced Faye Castelow as Queen Elizabeth II. The production opens on 30 May, with previews from 24 May, and runs until 22 June.