The Wolves

Stretch, squat, lunge, kick, the girls are warming up, a pack of teenage warriors ready for battle and out to score some goals.

From their plot of astro turf in the heartland of middle America the girls gossip, joke and wrestle with the big and small questions of our times, whilst trying to remain unbeaten in their high school soccer league.

Sarah DeLappe's award-winning debut play receives its European Premiere at Theatre Royal Stratford East in a new production directed by Ellen McDougall.

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes

Theatre Royal, Stratford East

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Gerry Raffles Square
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
The Playwrights Realm today announces recipients of two career-propelling development programs the organizationa?"led by Founding Artistic Director Katherine Kovner and Producing Director Roberta Pereiraa?"offers to gifted, incisive, and diverse playwrights. Now entering its thirteenth season, The Realm has continually produced work by brave new voices and expanded its commitment to providing holistic support to playwrights striving to make a life in the arts.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh along with partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, and new partner Leeds Playhouse, present Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented in close collaboration with partners of the original production, Tron Theatre and Blood of the Young.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off the 2019-2020 season with a bang. For the company's 45th season, Producing Artistic Director Paige Price and Managing Director Emily Zeck are excited to welcome two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth to star in their season opener, the Philadelphia premiere of Adam Bock's raucous, funny and unexpectedly touching A Small Fire.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Fresh from a smash Broadway run, The Lifespan of a Fact is an essential comedy for an age in which every fact is a battleground.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Seattle Rep presents Indecent, a powerful drama from Pulitzer Prize-winning Jewish playwright Paula Vogel.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Zoetic Stage (@ZoeticStageMIA) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) are proud to present the South Florida premiere of THE WOLVES, a Pulitzer Prize finalist by Sarah DeLappe. Playing October 31 - November 17, 2019 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), THE WOLVES opens Zoetic Stage's 2019-2020 season and the Arsht Center's 2019-2020 Theater Up Close Series.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Steep Theatre begins its 19th season and opens its first production as an Equity theatre in October with the U.S. premiere of Olivier Award-winner Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes, directed by Jaclynn Jutting. Kirkwood won the 2014 Olivier Award for Best New Play for her Chimerica, and her play The Children enjoyed a well-received run at Steppenwolf this past spring. This production will mark Steep's first venture with the playwright, as well as with director Jutting, a long-time friend of the company.      
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
This October, Brittany K. Allen will star in the world premiere of her play Redwood at Portland Center Stage at The Armory. In Redwood, a young Black woman's relationship with her white boyfriend is thrown into turmoil when her uncle's exploration of their family's lineage reveals that her ancestors were enslaved by her boyfriend's ancestors. Guided by a hip-hop dance class chorus, this singular American story is about finding a way to live and love in a present that's overpopulated with ghosts.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
On the heels of their most successful fundraising Gala in the company's history, Boise Contemporary Theater announces its 19|20 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Rebel Playhouse is thrilled to present the world premiere of THE STRAY, written and composed by Arif Silverman, directed by Emma Hasselbach, and co-presented by The Theater at the 14th Street Y. The musical teaches audiences about the power of understanding with a cast of animal characters. The show runs for a limited engagement September 28 - October 6, Saturdays at 11am and 1pm and Sundays at 1pm, at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 E. 14th St). Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for children, or $70 for a family 4-pack and can be purchased online at www.14streety.org/thestray or at the door. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
American Theatre magazine, published by Theatre Communications Group, has just released its annual lists of the Top 10 Most-Produced Plays and Top 20 Most-Produced Playwrights for the 2019/2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2019
Flint Repertory Theatre presents “THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS” by Paul Zindel, starring Janet Haley. Performances are Friday September 13 through Sunday September 22. Tickets are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Victory Gardens Theater kicks-off its 45th Anniversary season with the Chicago Premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos and co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos and directed by Vanessa Stalling. Tiny Beautiful Things runs September 6 - October 13, 2019, with press performance on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh along with partners Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Northern Stage, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Oxford Playhouse, and new partner Leeds Playhouse, are delighted to announce the cast for the remount of the critically-acclaimed Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of), presented in close collaboration with partners of the original production, Tron Theatre and Blood of the Young.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls' indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves is a portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents Paula Vogel's Tony-award-winning play about a group of actors who risked everything for theatre, INDECENT (September 26 a?" October 20 | Walker Farm), Fri & Sat 7:30pm; Sat 2:00pm; Sun 3:00pm; Thurs Sept. 26 & Thurs Oct. 10 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Steep Theatre begins its 19th season and opens its first production as an Equity theatre in October with the U.S. premiere of Olivier Award-winner Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes, directed by Jaclynn Jutting. Kirkwood won the 2014 Olivier Award for Best New Play for her Chimerica, and her play The Children enjoyed a well-received run at Steppenwolf this past spring. This production will mark Steep's first venture with the playwright, as well as with director Jutting, a long-time friend of the company.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) continues its 2019-20 season with Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves, directed by Julie Foh. Performances will be held in Studio Theatre from October 24th through November 3rd, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Flint Repertory Theatre presents a?oeTHE CHAIRSa??, the absurdist comedy by Eugène Ionesco, translated by Donald M. Allen starring Kay Kelly and Michael Kelly. Performances begin Friday November 1 and runs through Sunday November 10. Tickets are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Game on! Sarah DeLappe's Pulitzer Prize nominated play The Wolves will launch BCT's 19|20 season.  Hailed as a?oeone of the year's best playsa?? by The New York Times, The Wolves follows nine fierce girls on an indoor soccer team as they face the challenges of adult life and forge their futures through the rituals of a sport they love a?" with all the bark and bite of a pack of adolescent warriors.  The Wolves runs October 16 a?" November 9, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The highly acclaimed self-titled sophomore album from Vagabon (aka Lætitia Tamko) is out today via Nonesuch Records. Vagabon, who played a release showin Brooklyn this week, is hitting the road next week on a tour that includes headlining shows in New York, London, Brussels, Berlin, and Paris and a full US run supporting Angel Olsen. All dates are below.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
With the new Tom Patterson Theatre taking shape on the banks of the Avon River, the Stratford Festival is thrilled to announce key casting as it builds the acting company for its monumental 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Park Avenue Armory announces today the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play. Luke Kirby, best known for his Emmy Award-winning performance of Lenny Bruce on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel , plays the leading role in the production, which is the first ground-up theater production for the Armory. In his return to the Armory after his award-winning production of The Hairy Ape (2017), acclaimed theater director Richard Jones leads the cast of 16, which includes Susannah Perkins (Network; The Wolves), Alyssa Bresnahan (Network; 27 Dresses), Henry Stram (Junk; The Elephant Man), and Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie a?" Tony Award; Desperate Housewives).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will celebrate the holidays with the imaginative and radiant The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley, a new companion piece to last season's Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley a?" both based on the characters from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, according to Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas and Interim Artistic Director Terry Berliner.
by Katie Laban - Oct 16, 2019
Usually when people hear the word Frankenstein one image comes to mind: the inarticulate groaning hulk. Opening this weekend and running through Halloween on Stagecrafters' 2nd Stage is A. S. Peterson's version of Frankenstein, where The Monster is unlike the popular film adaptions that comes to everyone's mind. The play doesn't feature a terrifying and unthinking creature, instead The Monster feels emotions and asks questions that all humans ask themselves a?" according to Peterson, a?oehis Frankenstein is not your mama's Frankenstein.a?? BroadwayWorld Detroit was able to have an in-depth interview with the play's director, Andrew Clements, and the man behind The Monster in the show, Michael Meike, to find out what makes this new version so unique and thrilling, yet still be inspired by the classic Frankenstein story by Mary Shelley that audiences have come to know and love.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Park Avenue Armory today announces the cast for its December production of Judgment Daya?"the world premiere of Christopher Shinn's new adaptation of ?-dön von Horváth's 1937 play.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
It's just a few weeks before nationals and nine young competitive soccer players push and train for their games while navigating the trials and tribulations of their fast-changing lives. With lively banter covering everything from Harry Potter to the Khmer Rouge, from ambition to abortion, The Wolves is about life, love, and loss - on and off the Astroturf.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Tía Chucha's Centro Cultural & Bookstore will present a?oeART & MINDS GATHERING FOR CHANGE,a?? their 2019 Fundraising Gala, to be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 6:00 a?" 10:00 p.m. at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main Street (between Arcadia Street and Avenida César Chávez), Los Angeles, CA 90012.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019
THE BIG BAD WOLF is an Adult Fairy Tale About Fear, Forgiveness and Sexual Identity. Emmy Awarda?"winning writer Christopher Canaan has penned a a?oedeliciously naughtya?? comedy about famed fairy tale characters in their later years. When the Big Bad Wolf and his a?oehench wolf,a?? Wayne, escape from the Moscow Zoo's prison, they hunt down those who testified in court against them: Peter (of Peter and the Wolf fame), Red Riding Hood, Sig Pig (the sole survivor of The Three Little Pigs) and the Boy Who Cried Wolf. The wolves' prey barricade themselves inside a fortress, but nothing stops the Big Bad Wolf. The play performs on The Heritage Center Theatre stage in Morrisville, PA. Co-Starring David Sullivan, Righteous Jolly, John Helmke, Emily Perry, Paul Frank and Nyiema Lunsford. Produced by Cheryl Doyle. Directed by Joe Doyle. Stage managed by Renée Root. Costume and set design by Cheryl Doyle. Lighting design by Andrena Wishnie. Sound design by Chris Root.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Great dancing candlesticks! Just wait to see what Aurora's Paramount Theatre has in store for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, November 13, 2019-January 19, 2020 at the beautiful Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in Aurora. Press opening is Friday, November 22, at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to partner with independent film studio MAKEREADY in presenting Black Exhibition, a new piece created by @GaryXXXFisher and directed by Machel Ross, associate/assistant for Lileana Blain-Cruz (The House that Will not Stand, Marys Seacole) and Lila Neugebauer (At Home At the Zoo, The Wolves, Mrs. Murray's Menagerie).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
In an Australian premiere, Griffin Theatre Company Presents FIRST LOVE IS THE REVOLUTION, a bittersweet love story between a fox and a lonely teenage boy, by Rita Kalnejais.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Victory Gardens Theater under the direction of Artistic Director Chay Yew and Executive Director Erica Daniels, announces casting for its upcoming productions of Tiny Beautiful Things based on the book by Cheryl Strayed and adapted by Nia Vardalos, directed by Vanessa Stalling, The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, and How to Defend Yourself by liliana padilla, directed by Marti Lyons.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents the famed, thought-provoking drama, Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (August 15 a?" September 1 | Weston Playhouse), Tues a?" Sat 7:30pm; Wed & Sat 2:00pm; Sun 3:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
THE PLAGUE by Rachael Carnes has been selected for the Tank's LadyFEST this summer. A staged reading of THE PLAGUE is directed by Heather Arnson and will be presented on August 14 & 15 at the Tank,312 West 36th Street First Floor, New York, New York 10018.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
Victory Gardens Theater kicks-off its 45th Anniversary season with the Chicago Premiere of Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos and co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos and directed by Vanessa Stalling. Tiny Beautiful Things runs September 6 a?" October 13, 2019, with press performance on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30pm at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for the first production of their 2019/2020 Sandbox Series of World Premieres: The Daughters, written by Patricia Cotter. Jessica Holt will direct the world premiere production, presented at the Creativity Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
To encourage diversity in the live event design community, TSDCA (tsdca.org), in partnership with LDI (ldishow.com) and USITT (www.usitt.org), is delighted to announce the sound design winners for the Pat MacKay Scholarships for undergraduate students. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
The Wilbury Theatre Group has announced the appointment of Max Ponticelli as the company's new General Manager. In this role, Ponticelli will oversee all operational and administrative aspects for the award-winning nonprofit theatre and will assist The Wilbury Group's Artistic Director, Board, and leadership team in the implementation of the company's mission statement and vision. Ponticelli begins his role as general manager effective September 1, 2019.
by Cicely Binford - Aug 26, 2019
What would a bunch of American teenage girl soccer players know about the world? Plenty, according to The Wolves playwright Sarah DeLappe and director Emily McLean. A team of 9 young ladies form a fierce pack of characters that come alive with strength, smarts, infectious energy and glorious individuality. Collectively they are the embodiment of the answer to Beyonce's question: Who run the world?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Are our destinies determined for us? Fifteenth century life is a struggle for Isabelle Arc. France is massing for war with England, she works eighteen hours a day, and her willful teenage daughter Joan is seeing visions of Saint Catherine. As Joan grows into the Maid of Orleans and her family's world turns upside down, Isabelle struggles with what it means to parent a saint. Pacific Theatre's 2019-2020 season opens with the Canadian premiere of Mother of the Maid, Jane Anderson's retelling of Joan of Arc's journey to the battlefields of France and her mother Isabelle's quest to follow her.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with the world premiere of House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar as part of their New Classics Initiative; playing now through September 8, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, August 14. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Steep Theatre announces the programming for its upcoming 19th season, which will continue the company's tradition of presenting bold plays from today's most exciting playwrights, brought to life by fearless ensembles and visionary directors.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
California Shakespeare Theater closes its 2019 summer season with Macbeth by William Shakespeare and directed by Victor Malana Maog playing September 18 through October 13, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Rec Room Arts has announced an exhilarating 2019/20 season under the leadership of Artistic Director Matt Hune. Rec Room's fourth year further establishes the company as an influential artistic hub presenting first-class works of theatre from a wide array of voices. The season includes an eclectic lineup of four Houston premiere productions as well as readings of two new plays as part of the Rec Room Residency program.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Seattle Rep today announced complete casting for its production of the Tony Award-winning play Indecent, a powerful drama from Pulitzer Prize-winning Jewish playwright Paula Vogel.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Bradford and Managing Director Matthew J. Pugliese have announced the theatre's 2018-19 Season. Subscriptions for the 2018-19 Season are on sale now at crt.uconn.edu or by calling 860-486-2113.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Following the success of her first play, Scary Mary and the Nightmares Nine (Annex Theatre), Playwright Amy Escobar in collaboration with 18th & Union and The 14/48 Projects will co-present the world premiere of Escobar's new play We Go Mad at 18th & Union September 20 a?" October 5, 2019.