Thursday, February 2, 2023

6 reasons to love the Between Riverside and Crazy Broadway simulcast, and hope for a digital theater future by New York Theater

When I saw “Between Riverside and Crazy” on stage at Broadway’s Hayes Theater in December, I called it a “must-see” production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’s 2015 Pulitzer Prize win…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 09:54AM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Between Riverside and Crazy by Joseph Pisano

Living in his "palatial" rent-controlled apartment on one of Manhattan's most stunning architectural stretches, Walter "Pops'' Washington (Stephen McKinley Henderson) is an aging man of agin…

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Top 5 Stage Performances to Stream This Weekend February 3-5 - See 'Between Riverside and Crazy,' Tony nominee John-Andrew Morrison and more by Raven Snook

Even though in-person theatre and dance are back in full swing, in the name of accessibility, we're continuing to round up performances to watch online from the comfort of home. Our carefull…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Broadway Grosses: The Phantom of the Opera Welcomes 20 Millionth Guest by Caitlin Moynihan

Audiences have been flocking to the Majestic Theatre to say goodbye to The Phantom of the Opera before its final performance on April 16, and this week Broadway's longest running show welco…

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy Extends on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

There's more time to catch Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play has extended its run at Broadway's Hayes Theatre and will now play its fina…

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‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ announces extension by Caitlin Hornik

The Second Stage Theater production of “Between Riverside and Crazy” has announced a one-week extension through Feb. 19. The Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play, directed…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:28PM

How Stephen McKinley Henderson Hears the Music in Playwrights by Gordon Cox

When Stephen McKinley Henderson talks about playwrights, he talks about music. Listen to this week’s “Stagecraft” podcast below: “August Wilson is, of course, the blues,” he said…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:37PM

Second Stage Dates Thanksgiving Play, White Girl in Danger, Extends Between Riverside and Crazy on Broadway by Margaret Hall

Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer-winning play will stay on Broadway for an extra week.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Extends One Week at Second Stage Theater

Second Stage Theater has announced an extension for Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton. The production has e…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:26AM

Gary Perez joins cast of ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ by Ruthie Fierberg

In the final weeks of Broadway’s “Between Riverside and Crazy,” Gary Perez has stepped into the cast as Lieutenant Caro; he began on Jan. 20. Perez replaced Michael Rispoli, who exited…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:59AM

How Stephen McKinley Henderson Hears the Music in a Playwright by Broadway Podcast Network

The celebrated actor and August Wilson regular on finding the rhythms of "Between Riverside and Crazy." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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Monday, January 23, 2023

Odds & Ends: Schmigadoon! Season Sets Second Season Premiere Date by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Schmigadoon Season Two to Debut April 7  Save the date! The second season of Apple TV's musical comedy series Schmigadoon! will p…

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Gary Perez Joins Broadway's Between Riverside and Crazy by Margaret Hall

Perez is a founder of LAByrinth Theater Company, and a regular performer on the Off-Broadway circuit.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:54PM


Gary Perez has joined the cast of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton.  Mr. Perez assumed the role of Lieute…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:37PM
Saturday, January 21, 2023

Theatre Review: See ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ for a most memorable visit to NYC and 2nd Stage’s Hayes Theatre by Carolyn Kelemen

“Between Riverside and Crazy,” the Pulitzer prize-winning play by Stephen Adly Guirgis, is currently making its Broadway debut, and people—especially New Yorkers—are raving. Although…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning A Strange Loop Breaks Record in Final Week on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning musical A Strange Loop played its final performance at the Lyceum Theatre on January 15. The show reached 99.31 percent capacity and gros…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Rush to Say Farewell to Beetlejuice by Caitlin Moynihan

On January 8, the Netherworld exited Broadway when Beetlejuice played its final performance, and audiences flocked to the Marquis Theatre to say goodbye. The musical, which is now touring ac…

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‘Beetlejuice’ breaks house record in final week as Broadway box office takes a post-holiday hit by Caitlin Hornik

After its best week since 2019, Broadway’s box office has tumbled.  Many productions that had a nine-performance week leading up to Jan. 1 resumed normal eight-performance schedules, whic…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 12:11AM
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

The Riverside Drive Apartment Where a Broadway Play Was Born by Julia Jacobs

“Between Riverside and Crazy,” Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Pulitzer Prize-winning script, is set in a rent-controlled apartment that was inspired by the playwright’s own.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:12AM
Sunday, January 8, 2023

‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ cancels Jan. 8 performance by Ruthie Fierberg

Second Stage’s production of “Between Riverside and Crazy” canceled its Jan. 8 matinée. As of publication, press representatives had not yet responded to request for comment regarding…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:59PM
Friday, January 6, 2023

Odds & Ends: Maria-Christina Oliveras Replaces Liza Colón-Zayas in Between Riverside and Crazy and More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. Maria-Christina Oliveras Joins Broadway's Between Riverside and Crazy Maria-Christina Oliveras is joining the company of Stephen Ad…

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League of Live Stream Theater launched by two theater and tech entrepreneurs by Ruthie Fierberg

Co-founders Jim Augustine and Oren Michels have announced the establishment of the all-new League of Live Stream Theater (LOLST), a nonprofit service intended to bring Broadway and regional …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:29AM
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Between Riverside and Crazy by Elyse Trevers

Sometimes one performer in a small cast stands out among the rest. That’s one of the problems with the revival of “Between Riverside and Crazy,” the 2015 Pulitzer-Prize winning play by…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Laughs and lies drive the Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ at Broadway’s The Hayes by Deb Miller

Stephen Adly Guirgis’s Between Riverside and Crazy, written and set in 2014, is the latest of several Pulitzer Prize-winning shows to take the Broadway stage this season. Presented by Seco…

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Between Riverside and Crazy **** by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter January 4, 2023: Sometimes there is an unplanned, serendipitous confluence between real-life events and a play, usually having nothing to do with a playwright’s in…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 08:46PM

Maria-Christina Oliveras joins cast of ‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ by Caitlin Hornik

Maria-Christina Oliveras has joined Broadway’s “Between Riverside and Crazy” in the role of Church Lady. She assumes the role from Liza Colón-Zayas, who departed the production due to…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:46PM

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Cancels Performances Tonight and Tomorrow Due to Covid

Tonight's (Wednesday, January 4th at 7pm) and tomorrow’s (Thursday, January 5th at 7pm) performances of Between Riverside and Crazy have been cancelled due to an exposure of COVID-19.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:36PM

Broadway Grosses: The Lion King & More Shows Break Records During Holiday Week by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences celebrated the holidays on Broadway. Many shows received hit record numbers at the end of 2022. The Lion King set a new record for the highest-grossing week in Broadway history, b…

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Between Riverside and Crazy Cancels Performances January 4-5, Welcomes Maria-Christina Oliveras to the Company by Leah Putnam

Oliveras steps in as Liza Colón-Zayas departs the Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer-winning play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

‘Between Riverside and Crazy’ cancels performances Jan. 4 and 5 by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway play “Between Riverside and Crazy” has canceled performances for Jan. 4 and 5 due to an exposure to COVID-19. Ticketholders should contact their point of purchase. Performan…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 11:34AM

Between Riverside and Crazy Welcomes Maria-Christina Oliveras to the Cast by Leah Putnam

Oliveras steps in as Liza Colón-Zayas departs the Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer-winning play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

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