Opened: October 6, 1998
Closing: April 09, 2000

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Full Cast Set for the Broadway Premiere of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2023

The complete cast has been revealed for the Broadway premiere of Prayer for the French Republic. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

State Theatre New Jersey Presents Pam Tillis & Phil Vassar: HOLIDAYS AND HINTS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2023

State Theatre New Jersey presents Pam Tillis & Phil Vassar: Holidays and Hits on Thursday, November 30 at 8pm. The country singer-songwriters will perform holiday hits and their hit songs. Tickets range from $29-$99.  

Sondheim's COMPANY Comes to Limelight Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2023

Company, the Broadway musical comes alive at Limelight Theatre this November, full of wit and charm while exploring the complexities of modern relationships. 

POTUS Extends at Steppenwolf Through Early December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2023

Don't miss the extended run of Steppenwolf Theatre's 'POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive' in Chicago. Directed by Audrey Francis, this captivating play will keep you entertained until December 10, 2023. Get your tickets now!

Stage West Opens Season With ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2023

How do you tell a real princess from a wannabe?  You’ll have a grand time finding out, as Stage West, in a co-production with Theatre TCU, presents the charming, classic fairytale musical Once Upon a Mattress, which begins a 3-week run on Thursday, October 19.  Learn more about the production here!

Cast and Design Team Set for HOUSEHOLD SPIRITS World Premiere at Theater Wit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2023

Theater Wit has announced the cast for the world premiere of Mia McCullough's dark comedy 'Household Spirits.' Don't miss this haunting tale of two holidays, a sentient doll, and a mother ghost. Running from October 6th to November 11th.

Steppenwolf to Present Chicago Premiere of POTUS Beginning in October
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 29, 2023

Steppenwolf Theatre will present the Chicago premiere of 'POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive' from October 26 – December 3, 2023 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theater. Get performance and ticket information here!

Willie Nelson's Revered Album 'Rainbow Connection' To Make Its Vinyl Debut
by Michael Major - Sep 26, 2023

Continuing the yearlong celebration of Willie Nelson’s 90th birthday, UMe has added two additional titles to its extensive vinyl campaign of the legend’s UMG catalog: on November 10 Willie’s beloved 2001 kid-friendly album, Rainbow Connection, will be released on vinyl for the first time ever and his acclaimed It Always Will Be.

FRIGID New York and Something From Abroad to Present 2nd Annual Days of the Dead Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 11, 2023

FRIGID New York will present the 2nd annual Days of the Dead Festival, a celebration of Día de los Muertos and Halloween.

Anthony Edwards, Aria Shahghasemi & More to Star in PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 15, 2023

Get all the details on the star-studded cast of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, including Anthony Edwards and Aria Shahghasemi. Find out when and where this highly anticipated play will be performed.

Ensemble Studio Theatre Unveils Exciting Lineup for the 2023-24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2023

Get a sneak peek into the highly anticipated 2023-24 season at Ensemble Studio Theatre, featuring an impressive lineup of plays and events that are sure to captivate theater enthusiasts. Find out what to expect and mark your calendars for an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Cast Set for Chicago Premiere of POTUS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2023

Don't miss the exciting premiere of POTUS at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago! Prepare to be blown away by the all-star cast and their captivating performance. Get the inside scoop on this highly anticipated production and secure your tickets now for an unforgettable night of theater.

Who Will Win at the 2023 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2023

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will take home the ultimate prize at the 2023 Tony Awards? We're breaking it down.

Kai Xing Mun And Frigid New York Present ANNA MAY WONG Persona As Part Of The Queerly Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2023

Kai Xing Mun and Frigid New York will present Anna May Wong: Persona as part of the Queerly Festival.

Photos: GOODNIGHT, OSCAR Star Sean Hayes Honored With Sardi's Portrait
by Bruce Glikas - May 12, 2023

Good Night, Oscar starring Emmy Award-winning actor Sean Hayes, is running now at  Broadway's Belasco Theatre. In celebration of the actor's acclaimed turn as Oscar Levant in the new play from Doug Wright, Sean has been honored with his very own Sardi's portrait! See photos from his unveiling celebration!

Comedy Legend John Cleese Will Embark On Australian Tour In July 2023
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2023

One of the most influential and important comedians in entertainment history, John Cleese is a founding member of Monty Python and responsible for some of the most iconic films and television comedies ever made, including The Life of Brian, Meaning of Life and Fawlty Towers.  John also starred in such major Hollywood hits as A Fish Called Wanda and Fierce Creatures.

FRIGID New York Sets Performance Schedule for the 2023 Queerly Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2023

FRIGID New York will present the 9th annual Queerly Festival at The Kraine Theater and UNDER St. Marks, June 15-July 3.

Video: Who Will Win the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama? Watch Live at 3pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board will present the 2023 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!

Sanaz Toossi's ENGLISH Wins 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
by Nicole Rosky - May 8, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that English, by Sanaz Toossi has won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: On Sugarland by Aleshea Harris and The Far Country by Lloyd Suh.

ON THIS SIDE OF THE WORLD & More Lead Los Angeles' May 2023 Theater Top Picks
by BWW Staff - Apr 25, 2023

Los Angeles is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Our top picks for May 2023 include Melissa Errico, LA Opera, and more!

Lineup Set for FRIGID New York's 2023 Queerly Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2023

FRIGID New York will present the 9th annual Queerly Festival at The Kraine Theater and UNDER St. Marks, June 15-July 3.

Boy George & Culture Club Set 'The Letting It Go Show' 2023 Tour Dates
by Michael Major - Apr 18, 2023

Music icons Boy George and Culture Club announced their 2023 tour, The Letting It Go Show, featuring very special guests Howard Jones and BERLIN across all dates. The prolific band will be performing all the hits, including “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me,” ‘Karma Chameleon,’ and ‘Church of the Poisoned Mind,’ right up to their current releases.

James Monroe Iglehart-Directed SPELLING BEE And More Announced For TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 53rd Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced its 53rd season to be presented October 2023 through June 2024.

May Festival Director Of Choruses Robert Porco To Conclude 35-Season Tenure In 2023-24 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2023

The Cincinnati May Festival has announced that Director of  Choruses Robert Porco will conclude his remarkable 35-season tenure with the May Festival in the 2023-24 season, after which he will be named Director of Choruses Emeritus. 

Julie Benko, Amanda Green & More to Perform at Birdland in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2023

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this February with a full slate of nightly performances! See Julie Benko, Amanda Green, and many more.


Wit has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1998, Off-Broadway which opened in 1998 and Broadway which opened in 2012.
Wit has been nominated for several awards. It was nominated for Best Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. Kathleen Chalfant, who played the lead role, was also nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards.
Wit has won several awards, including the Best Play award from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. Kathleen Chalfant, who starred in the production, also received the Distinguished Performance Award from the Drama League Awards.



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