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Home Front Photos - Broadway

by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2019
Carl's Story, a new comic drama, written and directed by Gavin Miller, will get its London premiere at the Tabard Theatre, 7 - 30 March, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
From supporting the war effort to supporting the NHS, Royal Voluntary Service is marking 80 years of helping others by telling its remarkable story through the power of photographs in a new exhibition, The Gift of Time.
by Amy Tarver - May 24, 2018
Beginning with small talk near a white picket fence, and dramatically escalating as the Keller family's skeletons reveal themselves, Arthur Miller examines the aftermath of the war within the home front. Currently running at The City Theatre, ALL MY SONS tackles the moral code of a small family and the ability to look the other way. Joe Keller (played by Rick Smith), the patriarch of the family, reads his newspaper and drinks his coffee, examining the fallen tree in his front yard - the memorial tree planted for his 'missing' son, Larry. The audience meets Kate Keller (played by Tracy Hurd), Joe's stubborn wife holding onto the hope her son Larry, who has been missing in action for three years after fighting in WWII, will come home any minute. Despite Kate's pining for her son Larry, Chris Keller (played by Sean Gordon), the surviving son from the war, has arrived home and invited a guest. Originally Larry's girlfriend, Ann Deever (played by Katrin Otterness) arrives with different intentions than Kate Keller would approve of. Given the domestic drama of Ann's love fitting within the Keller clan, the audience learns Joe Keller worked with Ann's father Steve Deever at their manufacturing plant during the war. As the drama unfolds between the moral love triangle of brothers, the moral conundrum between good and evil is examined with Steve's current imprisonment and Joe's delightful morning coffees free to brew on his current freedom. Initially, peering into the lives of the Kellers reveals a content family with friendly neighbors and patriotic, hard-working values. However, as Arthur Miller shines a critical light on their moral denial, the part the Kellers collectively played in the death of 21 World War II pilots becomes shockingly more apparent.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018
 More than 480 business and philanthropic leaders, influencers, older adult advocates, and cultural patrons gathered at the Ziegfeld Ballroom Monday at the fifth annual Eight Over Eighty benefit gala hosted by The New Jewish Home. The nonprofit paid tribute to eight New Yorkers who, in their ninth and tenth decades, continue to live lives of remarkable achievement, vitality, and civic engagement. The event raised $1.1 million to support The New Jewish Home, one of the nation's largest and most diversified nonprofit older adult health care systems, providing rehabilitation, skilled nursing and health care programs, which serves 12,000 older adults of all faiths and ethnicities annually.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Theatr Clwyd and English Touring Theatre today announce casting for their co-production of Tennessee Williams' masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire. 2017 RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award winner Chelsea Walker directs Nicole Agada (Woman/Nurse), Will Bliss (Steve), Dexter Flanders (Mitch), Kelly Gough (Blanche), Amber James (Stella), Patrick Knowles (Stanley), Marai Louis (Eunice) and Joe Manjon (Pablo/Doctor/Paperboy). The second production in the inaugural season at NST City, A Streetcar Named Desire opens at Nuffield Southampton Theatres on 28 March with previews from 23 March, running until 31 March. The production will tour the UK with English Touring Theatre ahead of opening at Theatr Clwyd, where it plays from 15 March until 2 June, before returning to NST City.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017
Sweetee, a new American musical, a strictly limited engagement at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) opens tomorrow, June 1 and runs until June 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017
Sweetee, new American musical, begins a strictly limited engagement at the Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues) tonight, May 23, for a run through June 18, with opening night on June 1. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017
Rubicon Theatre Company presents GULF VIEW DRIVE , the third and final play in Arlene Hutton's Nibroc Trilogy, directed by Indy award-winning Katharine Farmer with the same cast reprising their critically-acclaimed roles from the Los Angeles Times "Critic's Choice" productions of Last Train to Nibroc and last season's See Rock City. Lily Nicksay ("Boy Meets World"/The Wild Duck at A Noise Within) and Erik Odom ("The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2"/Sons of the Prophet at The Blank) return as May and Raleigh, along with See Rock City featured cast members Clarinda Ross (Spit Like a Big Girl/Steel Magnolias) and Sharon Sharth (Waiting for Grace/ member of Actors Studio and Circle Rep in New York). Joining the cast is returning Rubicon artist Faline England (Crimes of the Heart (Indy Award)/Turn of the Screw (Ovation Nomination). The ongoing love story of May and Raleigh concludes with the Kentucky couple now living comfortably in Florida in the 1950s. But their settled life is once again rocked by the arrival of family and turbulent events that threaten their sunny existence. Their love and devotion are put to the test when they must make unconventional decisions in a rapidly changing world. GULF VIEW DRIVE opens in Ventura on Saturday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m., followed by a post-show party with cast, crew and local VIPs. Low-priced previews are January 25-27. The show runs Wednesdays through Sundays through February 12, 2017.
by Jade Kops - Nov 22, 2015
Linda Aronson paints a picture of life for the women left behind during the Second World War as they seek to save their livelihood, the factory that makes DINKUM ASSORTED Biscuits.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015
What really happens when the soldiers come home? That's the question asked by REENTRY, the season-opening show for Live Arts Theatre's 5th season. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015
Westport Country Playhouse will stage 'And a Nightingale Sang,' a love story surrounding a working-class British family during World War II. Written by C. P. Taylor, and directed by David Kennedy, Playhouse associate artistic director, the play runs now through June 27. The title is based on the 1940s popular song, 'And a Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square,' which, among other music of the war years, is included in the play. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 21, 2015
Actor Richard Kline, best known for his role in the classic sitcom, Three's Company, will return to performing in Connecticut at the Westport Country Playhouse's upcoming production of And A Nightingale Sang. Kline has never performed at the Playhouse, but he has ties to Connecticut.
by BWW Photo Special - Aug 23, 2010
Margaret O'Brien, Rhonda Fleming and Carol Channing were on hand to greet and thank WWII Veterans in Los Angeles on August 14th in true Hollywood Canteen style as thousands across the nation gathered in over 200 cities to Keep the Spirit of '45 Alive! The grassroots campaign was created to promote a national day of remembrance for greatest generation. Also in attendance were Kelly Stewart on behalf of her father, WWII Veteran Jimmy Stewart and actress and USO performer Kate Linder of The Young & the Restless, who had been one of the artists to attend the first event launch announcing the plans for this event and the resolution going through Congress at the time. Two very special guest were Bea Cohen, who at 101 shared memories of the WWII Experience and that day in in 1945 and WWII Veteran Harry Kullijian, who reiterated that 'You've all heard that there were no atheists in fox holes, but there also weren't any skin colors, religions or political parties. You knew you were Americans and that was all you needed to know.'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2009
The Buck Creek Players will continue their 36th season 'On the Home Front' with Home for Christmas, a holiday inspiration for the entire family, adapted by Anne Coulter Martens from the 1937 novel by Indiana's own Lloyd C. Douglas