Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Gore Vidal, Late Writer of The Best Man

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The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated writer Gore Vidal, who passed away July 31 at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, August 3rd, at exactly 8:00 p.m. for one minute. Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League, […]

Solid Reviews for ‘Gore Vidal’s The Best Man’

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The Best Man, which opened on Sunday, April 1, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, is set in Philadelphia hotel during the 1960 presidential nominating conventions of an unnamed political party. It’s a drama about the backroom deal making and the collapse of America’s political discourse, centering on candidates William Russell played by John […]

A Week Full of Premieres!

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The week ahead is chalk full of premieres both on Broadway and Off.  See the list of shows that begin previews or open this week in New York City. Tuesday, November 1: New York Premiere: Kirsten Greenidge’s Milk Like Sugar, based on the group of Massachusetts teenagers that made a “pregnancy pact” in […]