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The Women - 2001 - Broadway

The Women is a comedy of manners by Clare Boothe Luce.

The play is an acerbic commentary on the pampered lives and power struggles of various wealthy Manhattan socialites and up-and-comers and the gossip that propels and damages their relationships. While men frequently are the subject of their lively discussions and play an important role in the action on-stage, they are strictly characters mentioned but never seen.

The original Broadway production, directed by Robert B. Sinclair, opened on December 26, 1936 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 657 performances with an all-female cast that included Arlene Francis, Ilka Chase, and Marjorie Main.


American Airlines Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
229 W. 42nd St.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2021
On Wednesday 10 June 2020, the scholar James Nwoye Adichie died in Nigeria. Three months later, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the acclaimed author of Half a Yellow Sun and Americanah, published a beautiful tribute to the father she loved 'so much, so fiercely, so tenderly', a poignant meditation on the meaning, impact and nature of grief, in the New Yorker. Out of that essay grew a book, published in May 2021.
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 9, 2021
Author Shelley Kassian has announced the release of her new contemporary romance, A Sea for Summer. This is the first book in her, Places in the Heart series. Friends have a strict no-spouse rule for significant others at their seaside retreat, but this year they break with tradition.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2021
MetropolitanZoom presentsNIKI LUPARELLI ~ Champagne Chaos 7-8:45 PM EST in a live premium virtual venue experience, with full service, including pre-show entertainment and meet and greet at the end of the show.
by David Green - Jun 9, 2021
Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award-winning Actors’ Equity professional theatre company, announced that its founder and board of directors have decided to close the venerated theatre company after 13 years. Along with other theatre companies around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic forced Coyote to cancel its 2019-2020 season, and that closure has continued due to the uncertainty thus far in 2021. This period of forced introspection led Coyote’s leadership to conclude that this was the right time to permanently close the company while celebrating its many accomplishments and accolades.
by Bobby Patrick - Jun 8, 2021
Not all Lady Artemisia's selections are in their mother tongue, but enough of them are to give you a true sense of period, intention, and Weimar tone. And the performances... Oh, my DARLINGS! The performances of each song, evoking each shadow, each sharp angle of the period, reaching through the room as the young lady morphs her vocal production and intonations to fit each dramatic journey the audience must take with her.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2021
Under Haydon's stewardship, the Rose's own work will be the priority, as demonstrated by the five Rose Originals in this upcoming season, but there will always be room on the theatre's stage for the country's leading touring shows as well.  This season's Rose Originals are a blend of new plays tackling significant contemporary issues and well-known titles reinvented for today.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 8, 2021
Fort Gansevoort has announced that Three Marys: Freedom Riders by Dawn Williams Boyd  has been acquired by the Birmingham Museum of Art.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
New Zealand Opera has invited director Lindy Hume to create a new production that explores feminist ideas in Mozart’s opera, part of a series that has preoccupied her artistic practice in recent years. Zoe Zeniodi will conduct the opera.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
The 2021 lineup will be produced and performed by artists from Cape Cod, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Champaign-Urbana, and New Orleans. The Festival's roster of live performances will be complemented during Festival week by workshops, parties, and educational programming to celebrate the enduring inspiration of America's great playwright.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021
Frankie Meredith, a young Midlands playwright, will have two shows running in the region this summer, as part of Coventry UK City of Culture 2021. MAY QUEEN will have its world premiere from 29 July – 8 August as part of the Belgrade and Paines Plough’s Roundabout 2021 season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021
Celebrating the stories of statue-worthy women are seven new plays in monologue form that will be performed virtually on Friday, June 18 at 7 pm (EDT) as a part of Put A Woman On A Pedestal, a StatueFest of theatrical works.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 6, 2021
Eric Yves Garcia has a special thing going on with him, the Great American Songbook, his piano, and the crowd at The West Bank Cafe.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021
Following a sell-out run at Kiln Theatre, Amy Trigg's debut play Reasons You Should(n't) Love Me, will be available to view online for 3 performances only from 18–20 June. Directed by Charlotte Bennett, Reasons You Should(n't) Love Me opened to critical acclaim at Kiln Theatre in May, and has limited number of tickets available for the remainder of its run until 12 June.
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2021
On the meaning behind the new single, Fletcher explains, ‘“Love Me Back” is an internal struggle of not wanting to accept that a relationship is over. Wishing there was no love involved would make the decision to leave someone who loves you much easier.”
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 4, 2021
Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Release Me 2, a new collection of ten previously unreleased studio performances from the legendary Barbra Streisand, available Friday, August 6, 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its award-winning New Works Series on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 7PM EST, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Perpetual Sunshine & the Ghost Girls and Bastard Jones.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2021
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will honor Tony Award and two-time Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Annette Bening and trailblazing leader in the film industry Sherry Lansing as the 2021 Women in the Arts honorees.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 4, 2021
The Monterey Jazz Festival has announced the members of the 2021 Next Generation Women in Jazz Combo, the third all-star group of talented young high school women from around the United States, under musical direction from bassist and vocalist Katie Thiroux.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 3, 2021
Referred to as One To Watch by ET Canada and “one of pop’s most intriguing new faces” by Paper Magazine, NoMBe’s recently released 14-track album highlights the complexities of relationships through clever lyricism, infectious melodies, and sultry vocals.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 3, 2021
After a year of pandemic and no live theatre, Theatre in the Park has returned providing live entertainment for the community!
by Student Blogger: Emily Brooks - Jun 2, 2021
'Devised theatre” and “devising” long felt like buzzwords for something that seemed fun and exciting but that I didn’t quite understand. But when cast in a long-form devised process myself, I’d fall deeply in love with the practice, and which would come to inform my process on a variety of other projects.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 2, 2021
A few weeks back Trust Records kicked off a series called 7Seconds in 7 Seconds (or close) where various people who were influenced, moved or mind blown by 7Seconds music and message attempted to articulate that in seven seconds… or close.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021
Centenary Stage Company is set to host the second annual “Day of Giving” on June 15th, 2021. This special online event is set to kick off Centenary Stage Company's Summer Musical Theatre Festival and the 2021-2022 season.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 2, 2021
The 90th annual Waa-Mu Show presents THE SECRET OF CAMP ELLIOTT; to be performed virtually June 2021.
by Barry Lenny - Jun 19, 2021
”We'll always have Paris”, is one of the great lines from Casablanca.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2021
Theatre 40, the award-winning professional theatre company in Beverly Hills, announces its fifty-fifth season. The season kicks off in September with the world premiere of As Good as Gold by Marilyn Anderson.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 19, 2021
Singer-songwriter Lauren Marcus has a unique voice as an artist and at her 54 Below debut last night, she brought the house down and brought home some new fans.
by Roy Berko - Jun 19, 2021
The weather forecast was for storms, possibly a tornado. The actress scheduled to play the lead role wasn't going to perform. Cars stood at odd angels blocking spaces in the parking lot. But, in reality, none of this mattered. Opening night for Quilters, the first show after a year of theatrical darkness, went off like a charm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021
Synchronicity Theatre has announced their appointment of the new staff and board. Dynamic arts administrator & educator Dawn Eskridge joins Synchronicity Theatre as the Donor & Patron Services Manager, while Taryn Carmona remains with the organization in a new, expanded position.
by Ricky Pope - Jun 17, 2021
AMERICA’S SWEETHEARTS is a bit of an organization. The group consists of eleven women but only three perform at any one performance. Tonight’s trio consisted of group founder Carly Kincannon, Amanda Lavergne (Annie, The People in the Picture, ) and Kristen Michelle (Once Upon a Mattress.) Their show is a bundle of joy that makes you want to tap your toes and dance in the aisles. Their energy is infectious. They even managed a costume change going from modified WACS uniforms to slinky burgundy sequin gowns.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021
Based on the writings of ancient songwriters, each piece in “Troubadours 2021” will be given new life by an eclectic group of modern day composers specializing in everything from jazz and hip hop to medieval and classical and Bengali music.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2021
New York Women in Film & Television will present the 2021 NYWIFT Summit: The Creative Industry Radically Reimagined, June 22-25, 2021 from 4-6 PM ET. The annual NYWIFT Creative Workforce Initiative brings together some of the most unique and diverse voices of women working in the entertainment industry.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021
On Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 6pm, ACO will host an online Listening Party via Zoom with ACO Artistic Director Derek Bermel and special guest composers John Adams, Laurie Anderson, Eugene Moye, and Melinda Wagner.
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2021
Piroshka emerged in 2018, four individuals with distinct musical identities but also overlapping histories, a combination that might have unsettled or even overwhelmed some bands. But in their case, the bond only got stronger.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021
Moongate Productions will present the world premiere of who we are, a one act play written and directed by Christine Toy Johnson at the Women's Theatre Festival WTFringe2021 on July 9 at 6 pm EST with subsequent performances on July 17 at 6 pm EST and 24 at 6:30 pm EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021
Queer|Art, New York City's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, has announced the upcoming summer season of Queer|Art|Film, returning for another digital season now through August 16th.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2021
The 21/22 season is Jobsite's 23rd year of bringing the Tampa Bay region gripping, powerful experiences in an intimate environment.
by Herbert Paine - Jun 15, 2021
In a compelling and consciousness- (and conscience-) raising documentary, Emmy-winning film maker Shannon Kring's END OF THE LINE: THE WOMEN OF STANDING ROCK chronicles the courage and years-long ordeal and unwavering determination of the women of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to protest the pipeline. The film is one of the featured films at this year’s Sedona International Film Festival (June 12th-20th).
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 15, 2021
BEEHIVE: THE 60S MUSICAL now playing from New Village Arts brings the songs and the personality of the 1960s into musical technicolor.  This live show is running through July 25th at the Flower Fields stage in Carlsbad. 
by Jade Kops - Jun 14, 2021
Bess Wohl’s domestic comedy GRAND HORIZONS seeks to show the need to see our family members as more than the domestic relationship but rather real complete people. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2021
On Saturday, Lin-Manuel Miranda shared a video on Twitter, showing the late Doreen Montalvo reacting to her cameo in the In The Heights film. The video was taken at an ensemble vocal session for the film in February 2020, at which many original cast members were in attendance. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021
The New Musicals Lab at the Ferguson Center for the Performing Arts at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, is making space for new musical works by providing Artist Residencies with access to world-class facilities, funding, and student and Broadway talent.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021
This new initiative allows Professional Company Members to receive up to $10,000 to subsidize as much as 50 percent of the fee of a woman stage director or conductor who is contracted for the first time by the company.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 11, 2021
The Spring series of Developmental Readings continues in a series of free webinars this month, with your feedback invited. 3 Dazzling and Diverse plays - and as always, Something for Everyone.
by Barry Lenny - Jun 10, 2021
The 21st Century comes to a small country town.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021
Four actresses with vast collective experience spanning theatre, TV, film and acting training have joined forces to launch Mawa Theatre Company, the UK's first all-Black, all female Shakespeare Company.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 10, 2021
Excited to be a first-time mentor, rocker Melissa Etheridge said, 'It's so inspiring having organizations such as The Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp embrace and support women in the music industry. I'm looking forward to meeting the campers and collaborating with everyone there!'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
With a mission to create, produce, and promote extraordinary theatre by women and all under-represented genders, WTF has produced 24 mainstage shows, 43 Fringe-style productions, and over 125 staged readings.
by Sondra Forsyth - Jun 10, 2021
PNB’s eminently satisfying all-digital season for 2020-2021 continues with Rep 6, livestreamed from June 10th to June 14th, 2021.