Monday, November 23, 2020

The Inheritance Scribe Matthew Lopez to Write Screenplay About Tennessee Williams by Lindsey Sullivan

Matthew Lopez, who garnered a 2020 Tony nomination for The Inheritance and whose play The Legend of Georgia McBride is getting the Ryan Murphy/Netflix treatment, has another exciting proje…

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Spotlight on Black Broadway Producers: Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey by Dan Meyer

The four-time Tony-nominated duo behind the all-Black Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Eclipsed, and more reveal their path to success.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Phylicia Rashad & More to Set for Black Women and the Ballot Radio Plays by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner Phylicia Rashad will be among the stars set for Black Women and the Ballot, a presentation of three short radio plays that will be available on June 19, also known as Juneteenth…

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Six Productions Added To The National Theatre Collection, Including A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, and More

Six new productions will be available for teachers and pupils to access at home via the National Theatre Collection in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing and ProQuest.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Introducing PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF By Tennessee Williams

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Musical of the Month: Curtains by JK

Curtains was a unabashed old-fashioned Broadway musical. Big sets, lots of costumes, splashy production numbers and a large cast. The book boasted an impressive twelve principal roles and a …

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Look Back at 65 Years of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama opened at the Morosco Theatre March 24, 1955.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: Renée Elise Goldsberry Honors Three Black Actresses of Broadway and Daytime Television by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

New production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof to run at the Alexandra Palace this autumn!

The restored Victorian theatre at Alexandra Palace is set to be the venue for a brand-new staging of Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. The production will open at the Off West End …

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NEWS: Alexandra Palace hosts Mark Gatiss’ A Christmas Carol & Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Press Releases

Alexandra Palace hosts London transfers of Mark Gatiss' new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and a major new revival of Tennessee Williams’ classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Review: The Rose Tattoo with Marisa Tomei by Elyse Trevers

Ironically, Tennessee Williams, a gay playwright, wrote some of the most iconic roles for women in theater. He created parts such as Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire, Maggie in A Cat on A…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Laurel Griggs, Actor On Broadway And ‘Saturday Night Live,’ Has Died At Age 13 by Artsjournal2

Griggs, who played Ivanka in ONCE: The Musical for 17 months after making her Broadway debut at age six in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, died from a massive asthma attack. – Variety

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Laurel Griggs, Broadway Performer, Dies at Age 13 by Dan Meyer

The young actor appeared in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Once, as well as Saturday Night Live and more on the small screen.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Laurel Griggs, Broadway actress, dies at 13 after asthma attack, family says by Neil Vigdor and Mariel Padilla

Laurel Griggs, who enjoyed early acting success in the 2013 Broadway revival of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and the musical adaptation of the Irish film “Once,” died Tuesday. She was 13.…

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Laurel Griggs, young Broadway star of Once, dies at 13 by Eric Todisco

The cause of 13-year-old Broadway actress Laurel Griggs’ death has been revealed. Griggs’ family told The Post that she died on Nov. 5 in New York City, according to Page Six. The teena…

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

Salute Her Awards Celebrate Black Women on Broadway and in New York Theater by Laurenyarger

Collage Photo Credit: Café Mocha Radio Show’s 9th Annual Salute Her Awards. Top Row - Left to Right: LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Leslie Uggams, Alia Jones-Harvey, Cookie Jordan -- Bott…

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Maggie the Cat review - wit and passion abound by Sarah Crompton

The Dancehouse, ManchesterTrajal Harrell’s thrilling take on Cat on a Hot Tin Roof stands apart at the Manchester international festival – but more is less elsewhere Sometimes you see a …

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Night of the Iguana at the Noel Coward Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

There’s top-tier Tennessee Williams – The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof – and then there

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

When Kathleen Turner Brought Maggie the Cat Back to Broadway by Harry Haun

In honor of the Tony and Oscar nominee's birthday, we look back at a 1990 interview about starring in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ by the Rude Mechanicals at the Greenbelt Arts Center by Bob Ashby

Tennessee Williams famously wrote fragile female leads: Laura, delicate and easily shattered; Blanche, already defeated before she is forced to rely upon the kindness of strangers. Not so wi…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Theatre News: Castaways Repertory Theatre Brings the Old and New to Prince William County by Peter Orvetti

Castaways Repertory Theatre has been bringing stage classics like “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and modern hits like “August: Osage County” to Prince William County audiences for nearly 40…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Bryan Batt Will Perform Dear Mr. Williams at Tennessee Williams Theatre Festival by Adam Hetrick

The Mad Men and Sunset Boulevard star wrote the solo play inspired by the life and work of the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof playwright.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Ferryman Welcomes Brian d’Arcy James, Holley Fain & a Company of New Stars by Andy Lefkowitz

A talented slate of stage veterans join the cast of Jez Butterworth's fiery new drama The Ferryman beginning on February 19. They replace the original company of principal stars, who pla…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Odds & Ends: Fosse/Verdon Gets a Premiere Date & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. FX's Fosse/Verdon Gets a Premiere Date Fosse/Verdon, the limited series about the professional and romantic relations…

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Brian d’Arcy James, Shuler Hensley, Blair Brown & More Tapped for The Ferryman by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of Broadway alums will be gathering around the Carney family table! Jez Butterworth's acclaimed play The Ferryman will welcome a number of new cast members to the company on Febru…

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Brian d’Arcy James to lead new cast in ‘The Ferryman’ by Caitlin Huston

“The Ferryman” is welcoming a new cast in February, led by Brian d’Arcy James, Holley Fain and Emily Bergl. D’Arcy James, last seen on Broadway in “Hamilton,” will play Quinn Car…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Mean Girls' Ashley Park & Dear Evan Hansen's Michael Park Join Netflix's Tales of the City by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Ashley Park and Emmy winner Michael Park, stars of Broadway's Mean Girls and Dear Evan Hansen, respectively, have both been cast in a sweet new screen project. The tale…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Kathleen Turner to Make Metropolitan Opera Debut in Donizetti's La Fille du Régiment by Andy Lefkowitz

Kathleen Turner will take the stage of The Metropolitan Opera for the first time in 2019. The two-time Tony-nominated actress will appear in the non-singing role of the Duchess of Krakenthor…

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Top 5 Shows of the Week by April Forrer

1. ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Baltimore Center Stage. “…an emotional spectacle of a romance trapped within a dysfunctional family.” – JV Torres. READ review. Synops…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at Baltimore Center Stage by Jv Torres

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt once said the characters in the play “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” “[show] us the difficulty of communication between people who spend their lives sayin…

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Review: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Director Judith Ivey puts her stamp on Williams’ steamy drama by Jayne Blanchard

Hold onto summer heat and humid emotions just a little while longer with Baltimore Center Stage’s juicy production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. The lies we tell ourselves so we can sleep and …

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