The Anarchist, by David Mamet, To Close December 16

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Producers have announced that The Anarchist, the new play written and directed by David Mamet,which began previews at the newly refurbished Golden Theatre on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, and opened on Sunday, December 2, 2012, will give its final performance on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at 3:00pm. Upon closing, the production will have played 23 previews and 17 performances. The production stars […]

The Anarchist, starring Patti Lupone and Debra Winger, Review Round-Up

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David Mamet’s new 70-minute drama, The Anarchist, opened on Sunday night at the Golden Theatre. The two-character production stars Latti LuPone and Debra Winger is the latest self-directed play by Mamet to open on Broadway. Just a few doors down a revival of his Glengarry Glen Ross prepares to open on December 8. […]

The Heiress, starring Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens, Review Round-Up

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The Broadway revival of Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s classic play The Heiress opened on November 1 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The production stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain in the title role and “Downtown Abbey” star Dan Steven. The Heiress will play a limited engagement through February 10, 2013. The play, based on Henry James’s […]

Bonnie & Clyde Hopes to Be Most Wanted

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The new musical Bonnie & Clyde opens tomorrow, and only time will tell whether or not this musical will be a hit or yet another flop for composer Frank Wildhorn. His most recent show 16 million dollar production of Wonderland sank in May, which made high-paying investors a little suspect about this new […]

Star-studded The Normal Heart opens on Broadway – Review Roundup

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The Normal Heart starring Ellen Barkin (Broadway Debut), Joe Mantello (best known as a director – Wicked, Take Me out, 3 Days of Rain), John benjamin Hickey (The Big C), Jim Parson (Big Bang Theory) and a host of other stars opened on Broadway to Audience and Critical raves. We have to admit […]

House of Blue Leaves with Falco and Stiller opens on Broadway – Review Roundup

The star-studded revival of John Guare’s House of Blue Leaves opened on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 26, 2011.  Directed by David Cromer, the cast includes Ben Stiller, Edie Falco, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Alison Pill and Mary Beth Hurt, all stage, TV and film veterans with a host of credits and awards […]

Jerusalem Starring Mark Rylance and John Gallagher Jr. opens on Broadway to raves

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Jerusalem, the second show this season starring Tony Award winner Mark Rylance (La Bete), opened on Broadway April 21, 2011. The critically acclaimed production is another transplant from London is written by Jes Buterworth (Fair Game) and directed by Ian Rickson. The play has a mxd cast of British and American actors including […]

High starring Kathleen Turner opens on Broadway-Review Roundup

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High, the new play starring Kathleen Turner opened on Broadway at the Booth Theater on April 19, 2011. Reviews are in and the critics are at odds with the audience response to the play. Audiences are engaged and moved by the play, perhaps conditioned by the numerous reality TV shows about addiction, while […]

Chris Rock Debuts on Broadway in Motherf**ker with the Hat

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Chris Rock, the super-star stand up comedian, made his Broadway debut on April 11, 2011 in the aptly titled comedy MotherF**ker With the Hat. The play, by Stephen Adly Gurguis, has the unpronounceable title which could lead some theatergoers away from the show. But they would be making a huge mistake. TheaterAdvisor was […]

How To Succeed starring Daniel Radcliffe Opens on Broadway to mixed reviews and great audience buzz

How to Succeed on Broadway

Send to Kindle How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (4.5 Stars on theaterAdvisor) starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Laroquette opened on Broadway March 27, 2011. The production is directed by Tony Award winner Rob Ashford (Promises, Promises) and is playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Audience reviews are strong while the critics are […]