Idina Menzel to Return to Broadway in New Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey Musical


Tony Award winning actress, Idina Menzel, will be back on Broadway next spring. The New York Times reports that Menzel is slated to star in a new musical, If/Then, penned by composer Tom Kitt and book writer/ lyricist Brian Yorkey. It is the first Broadway production by Kitt and Yorkey since their Tony […]

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Producers Plan to Proceed

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Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s is in the clear. The production reports that its money issues have been sorted and the show will open as planned. As previously reported, one of the show’s investors, who happened to be responsible for $1 million of the show’s $4 million budget, withdrew his committed funds. On […]

Breakfast at Tiffany’s in Jeopardy After Investor Withdraws Funds

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The New York Times reports that producers of Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s are struggling to raise $1 million after a major investor withdrew from the $4 million production. Breakfast at Tiffany’s began rehearsals on Monday and was scheduled to start preview performances on March 4. The production will be in jeopardy if the funds […]

Complete Casting Announced for Broadway Premiere of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Starring Emilia Clarke

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The complete cast has been announced for the world premiere of Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg’s new play, Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which begins preview performances on Monday, March 4, 2013 with an opening night of Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the Cort Theatre. Joining the previously announced Emilia Clarke as ‘Holly Golightly,’ Cory Michael Smith as ‘Fred’ […]

Broadway’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Sets Closing Date

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Time to say goodbye to George and Martha. The 50th anniversary Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? will complete its (extended) limited engagement on March 3. At the time of closing, Virginia Woolf will have played 159 performances on Broadway. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? opened on October 13, at the Booth […]

Glengarry Glen Ross Review Round-Up


No reviews necessary. Glengarry Glen Ross is a hit! Even so, over the weekend the David Mamet drama opened at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre and reviews aren’t overwhelmingly favorable. Though critics call the revival sluggish, fans of Pacino are attending in droves. The production consistently grosses more than $1 million and this week is no exception. […]

David Henry Hwang’s Golden Child Begins Performances Off-Broadway


The revival of David Henry Hwang’s Golden Child begins performances today, October 23, at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center. The production stars Greg Watanabe and Jennifer Lim and is directed by Leigh Silverman. It officially opens on November 13 and will run through December 9. Golden Child stars Lesley Hu as Eng Eling, third wife; Jennifer […]

Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Extends Through February 24, 2013

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Despite somewhat slow ticket sales, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? has extended its run through February 24, 2013. The production was originally scheduled to close January 27. Last week’s end the production had an average ticket price of just $48.44. Total average for all Broadway productions was $90.38 (plays had an average […]

Review Round-Up: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a Must See Production


It’s been exactly 50 years since Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee’s modern classic, first opened on Broadway. On October 13th a searing revival opened at the Booth Theatre. Directed by Pam MacKinnon, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company revival stars Tracy Letts as George, in his Broadway acting debut, and Amy Morton as […]

Emilia Clarke to Star in Forthcoming Breakfast at Tiffany’s


The world premiere of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg’s new play, Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, will begin performances at a Shubert theater on Broadway in February 2013.  This stage adaption of Capote’s classic novella will star Emilia Clarke (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) as ‘Holly Golightly’ and will be directed by Sean Mathias. Based on Truman […]