Big FIsh opens in Chicago April 19, 2013 What’s the buzz?

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The world premiere of the new musical Big Fish, based on the 1998 novel by Daniel Wallace and the 2003 Columbia Pictures film written by John August, opens its pre-Broadway engagement April 19, in Chicago. Directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact, Show Boat, Crazy for You), the […]

Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Pushes Back Opening Night

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All of the drama surround the upcoming Broadway production of Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge, has forced producers to push back its start date. The play has rescheduled it first preview for March 26. The production will now house its opening night on April 18, instead of the previously […]

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 […]

Two By Two, Starring Jason Alexander and Tovah Feldshuh, Begins Performances Feb. 15

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The York Theatre Company’s season opener, Two By Two,  with book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Martin Charnin, music by Richard Rodgers and starring Broadway veterans Jason Alexander and Tovah Feldshuh begins performances today February 15. Directed by Martin Charnin, with Music Direction by Christopher McGovern, the cast will also feature Frank Calamaro, Natalie Cortez, Claybourne Elder, Ruthie […]

MTC’s World Premiere of Murder Ballad Opens Tonight at The Studio at Stage II

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Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of Murder Ballad, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash, directed by Trip Cullman, opens tonight. The musical is the inaugural production of MTC’s The Studio at Stage II – Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center – Stage II located at 131 West 55th Street. Murder Ballad features four of New York’s […]

Chekhov’s Ivanov, Starring Ethan Hawke, Begins Performances

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Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov begins performances today, October 17, at off-Broadway’s Classic Stage Company. The Classic Stage Company’s new production has already been extended by two weeks to Dec. 9 at CSC’s home on East 13th Street. Ethan Hawke plays the title role, sometimes referred to as “the Russian Hamlet.” Austin Pendleton directs. “What’s the matter […]

‘Grace’ Review Round-Up; Star Performances in New Dark Comedy

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Grace begins with the end. The terrible conclusion to a series of events is where the play opens and you would think that this divulgement would spoil the drama. Wrong. The impressive band of actors manages to build suspense as each makes their way back to the already revealed final scene. How things […]

‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ Revival, starring Scarlett Johansson, Coming to Broadway

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Scarlett Johansson is headed back to Broadway. The starlet will play Maggie the Cat this winter in Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, opposite Benjamin Walker (Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson). Walker stars as her alcoholic husband Brick. Johansson’s last appearance on Broadway was her Tony Award winning performance in the Arthur […]

Norbert Leo Butz & Katie Holmes to be Joined by Judy Greer, Josh Hamilton and Jayne Houdyshell in “Dead Accounts”

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Dead Accounts has announced that two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz and Katie Holmes will be joined by Judy Greer, Josh Hamilton, and Tony Award nominee Jayne Houdyshell on Broadway this fall. Dead Accounts, the new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien starts previews Saturday, November 3 and opens Thursday, November 29 at Broadway’s Music […]

Chaplin Opens on Broadway- Review Roundup

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New musical Chaplin, starring Rob McClure and featuring songs by Christopher Curtis and a book by Mr. Curtis and Thomas Meehan, opened on Monday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theater. Reviews are in and the first new musical of the fall season fails to impress. Though Rob McClure receives universally glowing reports, the […]