Reasons to Be Happy with Jenna Fischer extends performance dates

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They haven’t even opened yet but the buzz and demand for tickets to Neil Labute’s newest play Reasons to Be Happy  is high and they have announced that the world premiere of the new play, also directed by LaBute, will now extend through Saturday, June 29th.  It was previously scheduled through June 23rd.  For the additional performances […]

David Byrne-FatBoy Slim start perfs of HERE LIES LOVE at the Public April 2, 2013

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Send to Kindle Imelda and Ferdinand Marcos the subjects of a new musical? Yep, it’s true. Starting tonight, April2, 2013 the Public Theater production of David Byrne-Fatboy Slim’s new musical about the Filipino political leaders (and hopefully Imelda’s shoes) Here Lies Love, an immersive 360-degree theatrical experience, will begin its world-premiere engagement. Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody […]

Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad to star in Romeo and Juliet on Broadway

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International film star Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean) will make his Broadway debut  during the upcoming Fall season alongside Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (The Trip To Bountiful, Stick Fly, Steel Magnolias), as Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in  ROMEO AND JULIET. The production will be helmed by Broadway mainstay David Leveaux (Arcadia, […]

Always…Patsy Cline with Crystal Bowersox of Idol fame to open on Broadway

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Patsy Cline will join  the list of music stars making their way to Broadway as “Always… Patsy Cline” plans to open on Broadway this summer with “American Idol” alum Crystal Bowersox in the lead role and Annette O’Toole as Louise Seger. The production centers around the recreation of Cline’s 1961 concert at the […]

The Office’s Jenna Fischer to Make Her Stage Debut in Neil LaBute’s Reasons to Be Happy

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Send to Kindle“The Office’s” Jenna Fischer will make her stage debut with a starring role in the off Broadway production of a new play, Reasons To Be Happy. Fischer has spent the last nine years on the Emmy Award winning series. Reasons To Be Happy is a companion piece to Neil LaBute’s critically acclaimed award-winning […]

The Revisionist Review Round-Up

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The Revisionist , written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg of “Social Network” fame, opened last night at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Vanessa Redgrave also stars. Reviews are mixed for Eisenberg’s second go for the Rattestick Playwrights Theater. Last season he wrote and starred in Asuncion, which also played at Cherry Lane Theatre. Vanessa Redgrave […]

Tom Hanks Begins Performances of Lucky Guy

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Tonight is the night! Tom Hanks will finally grace the Broadway stage as previews for Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy begin at the Broadhurst Theatre on March 1. Lucky Guy will play a limited engagement at the Broadhurst Theatre, with an opening night on April 1, 2013. Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy marks a return to her journalistic […]

The Revisionist, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Vanessa Redgrave, Opens at Cherry Lane Theatre

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Rattestick Playwright Theatre’s production of The Revisionist, written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg, opens today, February 28 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Tony Award winner Vanessa Regrave also stars. The Revisionist tells the story of David (Jesse Eisenberg) traveling to Poland with a crippling case of writer’s block and a desire to be […]

Emmy Award-Winning “Glee” Star Jane Lynch to Make Broadway Debut as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE

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Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, who stars in the hit FOX television show “Glee” as ruthless cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, will take on another great tyrannical role as evil orphanage matron Miss Hannigan in the new Broadway production of Annie at the Palace Theatre.  Lynch, a stage veteran of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Second City, […]