Tuesday, June 11, 2024

THE THANKSGIVING PLAY Company Take Opening Night Bows by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Second Stage Theater's production of Larissa FastHorse's play, The Thanksgiving Play, directed by Tony Award-winner Rachel Chavkin is now open at Second Stage's…

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Inside Opening Night of THE THANKSGIVING PLAY by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Second Stage Theater's production of Larissa FastHorse's play, The Thanksgiving Play, directed by Tony Award-winner Rachel Chavkin is now open at Second Stage's…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:48PM

Red Carpet: Opening Night of THE THANKSGIVING PLAY by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Second Stage Theater's production of Larissa FastHorse's play, The Thanksgiving Play, directed by Tony Award-winner Rachel Chavkin is now open at Second Stage's…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:48PM
Saturday, June 8, 2024

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Celebrates Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Written and performed by two-time Obie Award winner Heidi Schreck (Grand Concourse, 'I Love Dick') and directed by Obie Award winner Oliver Butler (The Amateur…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:42PM
Friday, June 7, 2024

Celia Keenan-Bolger Stars With Jessica Lange And Jim Parsons In A Family Drama For The Ages by Jeryl Brunner

There’s a lot to unpack in Paula Vogel’s Mother Play. Nominated for four Tony awards, including Best Play, the show is currently at Second Stage's Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:36PM
Thursday, June 6, 2024

With Mother Play, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Paula Vogel Turn 15 Years of Mutual Admiration Into Art by Hayley Levitt

Paula Vogel gave Celia Keenan-Bolger a heads-up 15 years ago that she was writing a play with the actress’ voice in mind. They never discussed what the play was about or anything about the…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:12AM
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

André De Shields on Cats: The Jellicle Ball, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Paula Vogel Talk Mother Play & More on The Broadway Show by Broadway.com

It’s officially Pride Month in New York City and The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal is kicking it off with a journey to the heaviside layer. Cats: The Jellicle Ball, a queer reimagining…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36AM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Second Stage cancels May 29 matinée of ‘Mother Play’ by Michael Abourizk

The new play by Paula Vogel is currently running at the Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 03:27PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Highlights of Armie Hammer, Josh Charles & More in STRAIGHT WHITE MEN! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: Straight White Men began previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opens tonight, July 23, 2018. Young Jean …

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:18PM

Theater Updates and More by Sandi Durell

OBA Awards/Sardi’s – Ben Platt/The Palace – Counting and Cracking/Public Theater – JOB/Hayes Theater Following two sold-out runs Off-Broadway, JOB, the smash hit play by Max Wolf …

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 03:43PM

Job, Starring Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon, Will Transfer to Broadway by Darryn King

Following two sold-out runs off-Broadway, Job, a new play by Max Wolf Friedlich, will open on Broadway, starring original cast members Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon. Job will begin perfor…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:36AM

JOB The Critically-acclaimed Psychological Thriller, To Open On Broadway At The Hayes Theater This Summer

Following two sold-out runs Off-Broadway, JOB, the smash hit play by Max Wolf Friedlich, will open on Broadway this summer.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 11:00AM

B’way/Off-B’way Update: Job, R&J, Marin Ireland by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 28, 2024: Job, the hit Off-Broadway two-character play by Max Wolf Friedlich, will make the leap to Broadway this summer. Performances begin July 15 at the Hayes The…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:21AM

Max Wolf Friedlich’s Off Broadway Hit ‘Job’ Heading To Broadway With Peter Friedman & Sydney Lemmon by Greg Evans

Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon will reprise their roles from Max Wolf Friedlich’s hit Off Broadway play Job when the play arrives on Broadway this summer. Directed by Michael Herwitz, Jo…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:10AM
Friday, May 17, 2024

Jessica Lange to Discuss MOTHER PLAY on THE VIEW Next Week

Tune in to see Jessica Lange on The View next week! The Tony-nominated actress will appear on the program on Thursday, May 23 to discuss her role in Paula Vogel's Mother Play, which is curre…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:24PM
Saturday, May 4, 2024

Review: Mother Play at the Helen Hayes Theater by Loren Noveck

Jessica Lange anchors Paula Vogel's new work, which works as both an act of forgiveness and an exorcism. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Mother Play at the Helen Hayes Theater appeare…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 08:22PM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

Appropriate’s Ella Beatty Feels the Impact of Family Legacy Both On and Off Stage by Hayley Levitt

On March 25, Ella Beatty joined the Broadway cast of Appropriate—Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ dark comedy about a dead patriarch’s messy family legacy. Her character isn’t a member of the…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12PM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Mother Play *****, Mary Jane ***** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 30. 2024: At the start of Paula Vogel’s Mother Play, presented by Second Stage at the Hayes Theater, I thought, “Oh no, not another monster mother drama!” Th…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 03:59PM
Monday, April 29, 2024

Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons and Celia Keenan-Bolger On Bringing Mother Play to Broadway by Darryn King

Mother Play, a world-premiere family drama by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel, opened on April 25 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater. Directed by Tina Landau, the play stars Tony winner Jess…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:42PM

Photos: MOTHER PLAY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

Mother Play officially opened on Broadway on April 25 at the Hayes Theater. Check out photos of the cast and VIPs at the after party here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:48AM
Saturday, April 27, 2024

"Mother Play" is a Work of True Compassion by Jan Simpson

After seeing Mother Play, Paula Vogel’s semi-autobiographical three-hander which opened at the Hayes Theater on the very last day of the 2023-2024 theater season, my friends and I went nex…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 09:32AM
Friday, April 26, 2024

Forbidden Broadway Postpones Planned Summer Broadway Run by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The musical theatre parody had been announced to play the Hayes Theater in July.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:42PM

Forbidden Broadway on Broadway Indefinitely Postpones Summer Engagement by Hayley Levitt

The previously announced summer arrival of Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song has been indefinitly postponed. Directed by creator Gerard Alessandrini, performances wer…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:32PM

‘Forbidden Broadway’ Scraps Summer Broadway Run, Citing Crowded Season by Michael Paulson

The parody show was scheduled to begin performances in July at the Helen Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:36PM
Thursday, April 25, 2024

Mother Play review – Jessica Lange anchors often aimless Broadway drama by Benjamin Lee

Hayes Theater, New York The Tony winner is as captivating as ever as a troubled matriarch but Paula Vogel’s emotionally underpowered play often struggles to meet her level At a performance…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:50PM
Thursday, April 11, 2024

Appropriate, Now Featuring Ella Beatty, Reopens on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre by Broadway.com

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' ensemble play Appropriate opened on Broadway—for the second time this season—at the Belasco Theatre on April 10. The family drama stars Sarah Paulson, Ella Beatt…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:12PM
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Video: Jim Parsons Talks Playing a 14-Year Old in MOTHER PLAY on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON

On Monday night, Jim Parsons appeared on The Tonight Show to talk about his role as Carl in Paula Vogel's Mother Play. Specifically, he discussed his approach to playing a 'floppy' 14-year o…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:02AM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Forbidden Broadway Will Make Its Broadway Debut Sooner Than Expected by Darryn King

The Broadway-spoofing revue Forbidden Broadway will make its previously reported Broadway debut sooner than expected. Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song, directed by cre…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:18PM

Forbidden Broadway Moves Up Broadway Premiere by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

Subtitled Merrily We Stole a Song, the long-running parody of Broadway and its stars will play the Hayes Theater a little earlier than first announced.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:42PM
Friday, April 5, 2024

Michael Esper (‘Appropriate’) on the ‘perfect storm’ of performing in an ‘insane highwire act of a play’ [Exclusive Video Interview] by Sam Eckmann

“It’s just a kind of perfect storm,” reveals Michael Esper of the new play “Appropriate.” Not only does the family drama provide the actor with juicy material to play, but it has p…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 03:00PM
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Jim Parsons, Zoey Deutch and Katie Holmes to Lead Starry Broadway Revival of Our Town by Darryn King

Jim Parsons, Zoey Deutch and Katie Holmes will lead the starry cast of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, directed by Kenny Leon. The show will begin performances at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:42AM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards