Allergist's Wife

The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

by Charles Busch / directed by Debbie Levin

May 6,7 13,14,15 20,21,22 2016

Marjorie Taub, a middle-aged Upper West Side doctor's wife, is devoted to mornings at the Whitney, afternoons at MOMA and evenings at BAM. Plunged into a mid-life crisis of Medea-like proportions, she's shaken out of her lethargy by the reappearance of a fascinating and somewhat mysterious childhood friend. Can Marjorie, her long-suffering mother and her loving husband Ira, Board Certified Allergist, survive the shake-up? This uproarious comedy received a Tony Award nomination for Best Play of 2001. [Read More]

Photos: Ghostlight Photography

News & Reviews

4/22/16 It's a Wonderful Mid-Life TheatreWorks Opens Outrageous Comedy 'The Tale of the Allergist's Wife' May 6

3/24/16 Calendar Notice for The Tale of the Allergist's Wife May 6 – 22

3/02/16 TheatreWorks New Milford Presents Free Staged Reading of 'Reasons to Be Pretty' March 10

2/24/16 "In New Milford, A 'Seminar' Worth Attending" - Review by Elizabeth Young

2/24/16 "Seminar kicks off 2016 in style..." - Review by Mary Hembree

2/21/16 "Seminar Scores an A at TheatreWorks" - Review by Kevin T. McEneaney


Give Local May 3-4
Every dollar donated between 7 AM on May 3 and 7 PM on May 4 will be stretched with bonus funds...
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Auditions for [title of show] Take place on Sunday, May 8th from 3:00 - 5:30 & Monday, May 9th from 5:30 - 7:30 at the theatre.
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Staged Reading: No Exit By Jean Paul Sartre
Thursday, May 19 at 8pm, Wine & Cheese Reception at 7:30pm.
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Theatreworks New Milford shared Connecticut Community Foundation's photo.

Congrats to Spotty Dog Rescue for winning the contest! #GiveLocalGWLH
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Wow! Over 4,500 "likes" were generated by scores of local nonprofits to raise awareness for "Give Local" via our Facebook contest! Big cheers and the $500 prize goes to Spotty Dog Rescue for their winning photo (shown here). Great job, all! #givelocalGWLH

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Theatreworks New Milford with Connecticut Community Foundation.

We’re participating in #GiveLocalGWLH on May 3-4. PLEASE "Like" this photo post -- featuring the amazing TW Kids! -- and you can help Theatreworks New Milford win $500!
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Theatreworks New Milford updated their cover photo.

(l to r:) Mitch Prywes as Dr. Ira Taub, Rosemary Howard as Lee Green, Jody Bayer as Frieda (Mom), MJ Hartell as Marjorie Taub, and Matt Austin as Mohammed.
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Tomorrow night at 7pm on CTV192! We're thrilled that director Debbie Levin will appear with co-host (and co-star), Matt Austin on "Cocktails and Curtain Calls" to discuss TheatreWorks' upcoming comedy, 'The Tale of the Allergist's Wife.' ... See moreSee less