Andrew C. McGibbon
THE PUBLIC THEATER
DOWNTOWN SEASON AT ASTOR PLACE
NEW PUBLIC LAB MUSICAL
Book by Eric Rosen
Music by Matt Sax
Lyrics by Matt Sax and Eric Rosen
Additional Music by Curtis Moore
Directed by Eric Rosen
Member Tickets On Sale Now For Spring Season
December 13, 2012 – The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that VENICE, a new musical with book by Eric Rosen, music by Matt Sax, lyrics by Matt Sax and Eric Rosen, and additional music by Curtis Moore, has been added to the 2013 spring season at the newly revitalized Public Theater at Astor Place. Directed by Eric Rosen, VENICE will run in The Public’s Anspacher Theater beginning on Tuesday, May 28 through Sunday, June 23, with an official press opening on Thursday, June 13. Public Lab Member tickets for VENICE, priced at $12, are on sale now at (212) 539-8650.
TO STAR IN CLASSIC STAGE COMPANY’S
OF BERTOLT BRECHT’S
THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE
DIRECTED BY BRIAN KULICK
FEATURING ORIGINAL MUSIC BY DUNCAN SHEIK
BEGINNING PERFORMANCES THURSDAY, MAY 2
Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced today that acclaimed film and television actor Christopher Lloyd, will star as Azdak in the company's upcoming spring production of Bertolt Brecht’s THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, to be directed by Brian Kulick (who directed Brecht’s Galileo last season), and featuring new music by Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik, featuring translation by James and Tania Stern with lyrics by W.H. Auden. THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE will begin performances Thursday, May 2 at CSC (136 East 13th Street) for a limited engagement. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, April 2.
SHOW OF ALL TIME
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
LAUNCHES ONLINE SWEEPSTAKES FOR
TICKETS TO THE INVITATION-ONLY
25th ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE
ON SATURDAY JANUARY 26, 2013
100 pairs of tickets and 2 deluxe Grand Prize packages
to be given away as a Thank You to “Phans”
The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince and produced by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Company, Inc., will once again make theater history when it becomes the first Broadway show ever to celebrate its 25th Anniversary on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Producers today announced an online sweepstakes to give PHANTOM “Phans” the chance to be part of the historic night’s invitation-only performance. While many of the evening’s details are being kept under wraps, the special night will begin with an early 6:30 PM performance at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street), the musical’s home for its entire run.
“It’s 1985. New York City is totally polarized. Rich, poor. Black, white.
The crack epidemic is just beginning. The murder rate is rising.
It was a grand and glorious time to be in the tabloid business.”
Extract from LUCKY GUY by Nora Ephron
ADDITIONAL CASTING ANNOUNCED TO JOIN
A NEW PLAY BY NORA EPHRON
DIRECTED BY GEORGE C. WOLFE
Additional casting has been announced for LUCKY GUY on Broadway. The production stars two-time Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks, making his Broadway debut, in a new play by three-time Academy Award®-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award®-winner George C. Wolfe.
PRESENTING HOLLY GOLIGHTLY!
FIRST PHOTOS OF
EMILIA CLARKE AS ‘HOLLY GOLIGHTLY’
IN THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
TRUMAN CAPOTE’S BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S
New York, NY (December 12, 2012) –The first photos of Emilia Clarke (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) as ‘Holly Golightly’ in the world premiere of Tony® Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg’s new play, Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, have been revealed.
Photography by Jason Bell. Makeup by Sonia Kashuk, Sonia Kashuk Beauty, for Target; Hair by Umberto Savone, Umberto Beverly Hills, for Target
As was previously announced, the new stage adaption of Capote’s classic novella, directed by Sean Mathias, also stars Cory Michael Smith and will begin performances at Broadway’s Cort Theatre on Monday, March 4. Opening night is set for Wednesday, March 20.
JOINS CAST OF THE
WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF
T R U M A N C A P O T E ’ S B R E A K F A S T A T T I F F A N Y ’ S
New York, NY – Six-time Emmy® Award-nominee George Wendt (‘Norm’ in “Cheers”) has joined the cast of the world premiere of Tony® Award winning playwright Richard Greenberg’s new play, Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, it was announced today. Wendt will play ‘Doc Golightly,’ the much-older husband of ‘Holly Golightly,’ who will be portrayed by Emilia Clarke (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”). As previously announced, this new stage adaption of Capote’s classic novella, directed by Sean Mathias, will also star Cory Michael Smith as ‘Fred’ and will begin performances at Broadway’s Cort Theatre on Monday, March 4. Opening night is set for Wednesday, March 20.
TO PLAY FINAL PERFORMANCE SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013
AFTER 26 PREVIEWS AND 337 REGULAR PERFORMANCES
AT BROADWAY’S MARQUIS THEATRE
TONY AWARD NOMINATED PRODUCTION WILL NOW CLOSE
WITH FINAL PERFORMANCE OF ORIGINAL STARS
GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SUPERSTAR RICKY MARTIN
OLIVIER AWARD WINNER ELENA ROGER
AND TONY AWARD WINNER MICHAEL CERVERIS
FIRST NATIONAL TOUR TO LAUNCH SEPTEMBER 2013
AT PROVIDENCE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
(Tuesday, December 11, 2012 -- New York, NY) Producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders announced today that the record-breaking and 2012 Tony Award-nominated production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s landmark musical EVITA—starringGrammy Award-winning international pop icon Ricky Martin (Che), Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger (Eva) and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris (Perón)—will play its final performance on Saturday, January 26, 2013, after 26 previews and 337 regular performances at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway). It was previously announced that the show would recast following the departure of its original stars, and continue its open-ended run.
SHIA LaBEOUF TO MAKE BROADWAY DEBUT
WITH ALEC BALDWIN
IN LYLE KESSLER’s
DIRECTED BY DANIEL SULLIVAN
PRODUCTION TO BEGIN PREVIEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 19
FOR A SUNDAY, APRIL 7 OPENING NIGHT
AT BROADWAY’S SCHOENFELD THEATRE
Shia LaBeouf, the BAFTA and Emmy Award winning star of Transformers, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and Lawless will make his Broadway debut this spring in ORPHANS.
“AMERICAN IDOL” STAR BO BICE
ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI, ERIK HAYDEN,
JUSTIN HOSEK, JANE PFITSCH, LEENYA RIDEOUT
PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES
PREVIEWS BEGIN TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
OPENING NIGHT MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
AT CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE THEATRE
CONCEIVED & WRITTEN BY
JOHN FOLEY, MARK HARDWICK, DEBRA MONK,
CASS MORGAN, JOHN SCHIMMEL, JIM WANN
DIRECTION & MUSICAL STAGING BY
TONY AWARD® WINNER
NEW ARRANGEMENTS & ORCHESTRATIONS BY
Abby Lee, David B. Brode, Lee Seymour, Alec Seymour, Suzanne & Michael H. Moskow and Executive Producer Tom Viertel are proud to announce that PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES will begin previews at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street) on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 with the opening night scheduled for Monday, April 8th. This new production of the Tony-nominated hit musical will include direction and musical staging by Tony Award winner John Doyle and will star Bo Bice (“American Idol” fourth season icon), Alexander Gemignani (The People in the Picture, Sunday in the Park with George), Erik Hayden (Million Dollar Quartet, I’m Getting My Act Together…), Justin Hosek (Broadway debut, member of the country band The Ranchhands), Jane Pfitsch (Company, Les Liaisons Dangereuses)and Leenya Rideout (Warhorse, Company), all of whom will also provide the show’s musical accompaniment on instruments including guitar, piano, bass, fiddle, accordion, harmonica…and yes, even kitchen utensils.
BROADWAY CREATIVE TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto
Costume Design by William Ivey Long
Lighting Design by Donald Holder
Music Arrangements and Supervision by Glen Kelly
Five time Tony Award® Winning Director and Choreographer
Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg are proud to announce a creative team of award winning Broadway veterans for the world premiere production of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, the new Broadway musical adaptation of Woody Allen’s and Douglas McGrath’sscreenplayof the1994 film.