Broadway’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Sets Closing Date

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Time to say goodbye to George and Martha. The 50th anniversary Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? will complete its (extended) limited engagement on March 3. At the time of closing, Virginia Woolf will have played 159 performances on Broadway. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? opened on October 13, at the Booth […]

Broadway Musical Planned Featuring Music of Award Winning Songwriter Diane Warren

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Broadway producer Dede Harris has optioned the music catalogue of Diane Warren, one of the most popular and successful contemporary songwriters of our time, to create a new musical for the Broadway stage. Grammy and Golden Globe Award-winner and six-time Academy Award nominee Diane Warren is the first songwriter in the history of […]

Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Extends Through February 24, 2013

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Despite somewhat slow ticket sales, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? has extended its run through February 24, 2013. The production was originally scheduled to close January 27. Last week’s end the production had an average ticket price of just $48.44. Total average for all Broadway productions was $90.38 (plays had an average […]

Review Round-Up: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a Must See Production

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It’s been exactly 50 years since Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee’s modern classic, first opened on Broadway. On October 13th a searing revival opened at the Booth Theatre. Directed by Pam MacKinnon, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company revival stars Tracy Letts as George, in his Broadway acting debut, and Amy Morton as […]

Edward Albee’s VIRGINIA WOOLF Begins Rehearsals Sep 4

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Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? will begin rehearsals today, September 4, 2012, in Chicago at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where this production originally began in December 2010. Previews will begin on September 27, 2012, at the Booth Theatre on Broadway with an official opening on Saturday, October 13, 2012, exactly 50 […]

How Stuff Works goes behind the scenes of ‘Clybourne Park’

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For the first time ever, HowStuffWorks goes behind the scenes of Broadway. The expert in answering the questions of curious minds goes behind the scenes of the Tony Award nominated production in a podcast entitled “A Visit to Clybourne Park.” The podcast is part of the series Stuff You Missed in History Class, […]

Phylicia Rashad to appear at 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition

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Judges have been announced for the 4th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition, to be held on Monday, May 7th at the August Wilson Theatre. The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the […]

Clybourne Park opes to rave reviews

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Clybourne Park, the Pulizter Prize-winning play by Bruce Norris, opened on Broadway Thursday night at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Pam MacKinnon directs the sharp comedy that spins the events of A Raison in the Sun to tell an unforgettable story about race and real estate in America. The reviews are in and this […]

Clybourne Park to host Instagram contest—Win Opening Night Tickets

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Clybourne Park, the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and London’s Oliver Award winner for Best Play, is celebrating their Broadway arrival with the “Heart of the Neighborhood” contest. Producer Jordan Roth has announced a unique way to win Opening Night tickets with Instagram. According to the website, Istagram is the “fast, beautiful and fun way […]

Clybourne Park sets a new date

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Jordan Roth, Jujamcyn Theaters President, has announced that Clybourne Park will have its Broadway opening at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Thursday, April 19 with preview performances on March 26.  The 16-week limited engagement will open a week later than originally planned. American Express cardholders can purchase tickets now. Lincoln Center Theatre members […]