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What We Wanted - 2017 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More


Set in a small college town in Ohio, What We Wanted is a new play about a three-person marriage struggling to stay intact as forces inside and out tear it apart. Julian is a professor, whose sexual relationship with his mentee causes strife as she files a suit for misconduct. Agnes receives a promotion to become editor of the magazine she works for but must move away from her family in order to accept. Sally helps her daughter's boyfriend, Dale, study for the GED, but crosses boundaries with the frail young man and Reggie exacts revenge on her mother for abandoning her to live with Agnes and Julian.

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What We Wanted Off-Broadway Cast


by Stephen Mosher - Sep 21, 2020
The authors of a new book about the art of singing in clubs have a lot to say about working together, writing an epic, and whether or not life is a cabaret
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Sep 17, 2021
'New' is the operative component. Not to sound mawkish, but there's an aura of novelty and innovation at ATC that we haven't felt for some time. Artistic director Sean Daniels shares a unique perspective on the arts that tells me he's attuned to what's trending nationally. Citing his intrepid programming makeover, Daniels is compelled to position the company as a pioneering force in the industry.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2020
The deputy general director of a??la Caixaa?? Banking Foundation, Elisa Durán, conductor Gustavo Dudamel, and the founder of Igor Studio and project director Igor Cortadellas, announce Symphony, an immersive virtual reality experience that aims to bring the transcendent beauty of classical music to all audiences.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 6, 2020
SAVE ME TOO is the second season of the award-winning thriller SAVE ME, which is currently streaming on Peacock.
by Abbie Grundy - Oct 29, 2021
Since premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2017, SIX has exploded onto the musical theatre scene. Audiences across the world just couldn’t get enough of this pop-punk spin on History’s most famous ex-wives, leading to the professional release of its album in 2018.
by Eleni Cashell - Nov 30, 2020
Alex James Ellison, co-writer of the award-nominated show Fiver, chats about its online revival and what's next for this smash-hit show.
by Constance Drugeot - Nov 26, 2020
The Pin Duo, Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen talk to us about their debut play The Comeback coming to the West end this December! After making a name for themselves with their many sketches and comedy shows at the Edinburg Fringe, they went on to tackle a new challenge: a comedy play! They spoke to us about the show.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 16, 2020
With Christmas just around the corner, the Country Music Association has revealed performers for its annual holiday special, “CMA Country Christmas.” Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Lady A, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, and Darius Rucker with Lindsey Stirling will take the stage for a spirited night of festive classics.
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 15, 2020
As the series draws to a close, completing 40 shows within eight months, actor and director Robert Myles looks back on the successes of The Show Must Go Online and the rise of Zoom theatre. The Tempest ​​​​​​​will be the final show in the Shakespeare series that began at the end of March.
by Laura Jones - Nov 11, 2020
Earlier this year Jamie Morton, co-creator of popular podcast My Dad Wrote a Porno, was touring North America when the live shows were shut down due to COVID-19. Outside of the podcast world, Morton also co-runs a musical comedy cabaret night in London called Round to Rita’s.
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022
No matter how far away it may seem, tomorrow glows with possibility and promise. Even the darkest night always breaks at dawn. flor finds light in the promise of a new day. The Hood River, OR quartet—Zach Grace [vocals, guitar], Dylan Bauld [bass], McKinley Kitts [guitar], and Kyle Hill [drums]—excavate unshakable melodies from jubilant synths, buoyant beats, and lush guitars as they relay a coming-of-age story all their own.
by A.A. Cristi - May 7, 2021
The Arkansas CMA-nominated singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist releases 'Givin' A Damn (Don't Go With My Outfit)' on May 7th, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
An evocative and visually stunning film, 'Savior' plays out over some of the most well-known political speeches in American history from presidents such as Jimmy Carter and Lyndon B. Johnson, and uses dance, chiaroscuro lighting, and powerful symbolism to illustrate America's unending cycle of violence, oppression, and inequality.
by Michael Major - May 2, 2022
“Hope” will debut in Public Service Announcements airing during the CBS Sports and ESPN broadcast coverage of the 2022 PGA Championship from Southern Hills Country Club, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, May 19-22. PSAs featuring “Hope” will also air during the 2022 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, which will be broadcast on NBC and Golf Channel, May 26-29.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2021
Christy Altomare has just released her newest album, 'Wandering Bird', which features personal songs about her life written over the last ten years. We spoke with Altomare about bringing her new album to life, the inspiration behind the songs, her songwriting process, and much more!
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2022
Having weathered the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the venue has returned to full operation under the moniker Playhouse 46 at St. Luke’s and sporting some exciting new renovations! During the shutdown, with the support of the parish community, the space has been overhauled and modernized to a 170-seat Off-Broadway theater-in-the-round.
by Michael Major - Mar 30, 2022
Rozzi lends her indie-soul pop chops to new song “Afterglow” in support of International Bipolar Awareness Day (March 30). The song is featured in the new short film titled Do This for Me which debuted at BFI Flare: London LGBTQIA+ Film Festival and was released in conjunction with charities: Bipolar UK + Film and TV.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 3, 2021
From impactful anthems like “Suffer” to the more laid-back vibes of “Moonflower,” the eleven song collection ensures that there’s a little something for everybody on it. T
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 24, 2021
Junaco share the origin story and inspirations for their new song: “When we were writing the new tunes, we were listening to a lot of Amo Amo, Big Thief, Rodrigo Amarante, Sam Evian, Broncho & Hannah Cohen. The writing style of 'Weight of the World' was inspired a lot by Mike Viola's record 'The American Egypt.''
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022
Village Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2022–2023 Mainstage Season, a full return to five blockbuster theatre shows, live on stage in Issaquah and Everett, Washington.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2022
Following a triumphant 'Grand Reopening' back in September and amid a booming return season, The Ritz Theatre Company is aiming to make a giant splash in the months ahead, officially announcing a new season that reinforces the organization's ongoing commitment to 'embracing diversity in our stories and those who share them.'
by Josephine Tuso-Key - Mar 11, 2021
They say necessity is the mother of invention. This is especially true for artisans during the pandemic. One of the oldest art forms, opera, like so many other art forms has shifted and evolved as a result of the current climate. Atlanta Opera is no exception. When you go to their webpage, you’ll find a new widget at the top labeled STREAM. Once you click on that, you’ll see a drop-down: WHAT’S ON. Click on that, and you’ll find Orfano Mundo, a visual and auditory treat. For only $15 a month or $99 a year, patrons will have all access to ATL Opera’s streaming service. 
by Michael Major - Jun 8, 2022
With a setlist planned to keep both new and longtime fans happy, the band are rejuvenated and ready to bring their audience back up on their feet. Kicking off at San Diego’s Music Box on August 11th, the dates focus mostly on the western half of the States.
by Michael Major - Jun 6, 2022
Producer-musician Mokita partners with rising artist Charlotte Sands on the latest single, 'Crash.' Over the past two years, Mokita (aka John-Luke Carter) has been writing, recording, and self-producing meaningful songs with honesty. For Mokita, music is a profoundly intimate form of expression, a means to tackle the most sincere of subjects
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 25, 2021
Last summer, when live entertainment everywhere came to a screeching halt, two of the world's most beloved drag queens were looking ahead... to the holidays.
by David Bravos - Jun 23, 2021
The first ever Perth International Cabaret Festival has taken over His Majesty’s Theatre and is currently in full swing with a blockbuster line up of performers. Artistic director Michael Griffiths took a break from his crowded schedule to chat about how the festival is going and what he has in mind for the upcoming shows and the festival overall.
by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2022
Hard Rock solo project IMMERSER (John Logan Parsons III*) has released the official music video for his newest single, 'Blame.' Blending heavy guitar rhythms with a driving percussion, 'Blame' showcases the multitalented artist's heavy rock and alternative influences while spotlighting gothic-punk instrumentation and vocal performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021
Fools of Another Nature is an original clown show that follows three fools through a normal day at home as they meet imaginary friends, sleep beside enormous monsters, and fall in love with inanimate objects.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 16, 2021
“As you are now so once were we” is a thought-provoking display of 48 portraits painted onto the glass of the bus station as a touching tribute to the people of Warrington, the impact they have had on their town, and the role our town played in their lives.
by Michael Major - Jul 15, 2022
Critically-acclaimed and multi-platinum American rock band Young The Giant releases ACT I: ORIGINS, the first act of their forthcoming fifth studio album American Bollywood via AWAL/Jungle Youth Records – listen everywhere now. The entire album will be told in four acts, of which the remaining three are Exile, Battle, and Denouement. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 4, 2021
Residence/Centricity Music’s cinematic, alternative-pop duo Apollo LTD blurs the horizon between organic music and electronic soundscapes on its sophomore LP Nothing is Ordinary, Everything is Beautiful releasing Feb. 5.
by Michael Major - Jan 21, 2022
Penny and Sparrow have released their 7th studio album Olly Olly via I Love You / Thirty Tigers. The genre-bending collection was written entirely by Penny and Sparrow (except one song with John Paul White), and was self-produced and recorded over the past year. The band will kick off the Olly Olly World Tour on March 18 in Birmingham, AL.
by Drew Eberhard - Jan 21, 2022
The year 1985, the setting Fair Verona where we lay our scene. Over the years Romeo & Juliet has been translated, interpreted and conceived in many different forms and fashion. Outside of literature none more so than that of film and stage. Diverting back to literature briefly, Romeo & Juliet was first translated into English in 1562 as a poem entitled The Tragic History of Romeus and Juliet by Arthur Brooke.
by Michael Major - Jan 13, 2022
Helsinki-based rock band Cyan Kicks have released their brand new single ‘Hurricane’. It is available to stream on all platforms here with a lyric video featuring a performance from the band. ‘Hurricane’ has been produced by Chris Walla (Death Cab For Cutie), and mixed by Zakk Cervini (Bring Me The Horizon, Machine Gun Kelly, Halsey, Limp Bizkit).
by Drew Eberhard - Feb 3, 2022
Almost exactly two years since Dear Evan Hansen first stepped onto the Straz Center stage and into our hearts, the show that has left a mark on everyone that has seen it, or heard the soundtrack is back under the lights of Carol Morsani Hall. It’s hard to imagine two years, and yet here we are. It felt like just yesterday with bated breath we were sitting in our seats awaiting the dim of the lights and the story to unfold before our eyes.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 18, 2021
Co-founded by Colin Young of Twitching Tongues and vocalist/Ring Of Honor professional wrestler Brody King, God's Hate set out to re-establish the mantle of hardness created by East Coast HC titans Merauder, Hatebreed, and the seminal Troy-core scene of the late '80s and early '90s. 
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2021
​​​​​​​The American Opera Project announces the creation of the AOP Artistic Advisory Council, composed of artists and innovators from the world of opera and beyond who contribute their time and wise counsel to advance the mission of The American Opera Project. Council members offer their unique ideas and personal insight to the AOP Staff and Board of Directors, mentor creative teams in the development stage, and serve on panels selecting AOP works and artists. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 7, 2020
Brennin Hunt, known to Broadway audiences as the first replacement of Edward in 'Pretty Woman' and Roger Davis from the 2019 FOX production of 'Rent: Live,' recently released his new mental health-centric single, 'Heaven's on the Way.'
by Carissa Chesanek - Dec 2, 2021
Jelani Remy (The Lion King) is known for his incredible singing and dancing talents in Broadway's Ain’t Too Proud, but this superstar has even more in store this season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2020
The Iceland-based Danish musician, ZAAR (the solo project of Sara Flindt) will premiere the music video for Homesick on Sunday, December 20 at 10am EST on YouTube.
by Michael Major - Dec 15, 2021
Today, Los Angeles alt-rock outfit Liily announced a run of 2022 West Coast tour dates, beginning on January 23 in Santa Ana, CA, and ending on January 29 in Vancouver, BC. Tickets for said upcoming tour dates are on sale now. Liily are four Los Angeles musicians — Dylan Nash, Sam De La Torre, Charlie Anastasis & Maxx Morando.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2020
David Hein and Irene Sankoff, the Tony-nominated husband and wife creators of Come From Away, are back with a new venture! Partnering with Destination Canada, the creative duo penned an original song, 'This is Canada Nice', celebrating Canada's beauty, generosity, and diversity.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2021
Chris Fetfatzes and Heather Annechiarico announce the grand opening of Sonnys Cocktail Joint at 1508 South Street this Friday, August 6th at 5:00pm.
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Aug 14, 2020
The start of a new school year is officially upon us, bringing to an end this weird, long and drawn out period of online schooling.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 13, 2020
Following an unrelenting wave of new music this summer, today powerhouse Canadian rock duo Crown Lands unveil their self-titled debut album with Universal Music Canada. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 27, 2021
She continues: “So we explored combining the old elements that we identified most with us back in the day, the sass and hectic weird nature and played around with pairing that with more melody and emotion and I think this track is indicative of that evolution of us as a band as well as reclaiming our identity.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021
Amas Musical Theatre today announced the recipients of the third Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists. Gabe Caruso and Sangwoo ‘Simon’ Lee, 2020 graduates of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, were selected for their full-length musical SETTLE DOWN: A New Hip Hop Musical.
by Shari Barrett - Apr 20, 2022
Crimson Square Theatre Company is presenting the world premiere of Live at the Purple Lounge, a drama by five talented female playwrights featuring a cast of five women (plus a few men) involved at a stand-up comedy club. I decided to speak with playwright/director Elisabeth Tsubota about her experience working with the all-female writing team and almost exclusively female cast to bring the production to the stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
La Jolla Playhouse has announced that Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord, written and performed by Kristina Wong (who was featured in the Playhouse’s Digital WOW production of Binge), directed by Chay Yew (Playhouse’s Cambodian Rock Band), will be added to its 2022/2023 season, running September 20 – October 16.

What We Wanted Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of What We Wanted have their been?
What We Wanted has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.

What productions of What We Wanted have there been?
What We Wanted has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.