Andrew C. McGibbon
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike may be a mouthful, but the play itself is more like a feast. This Chekov-inspired farce features over-size performances by a stellar cast. It has plenty of laughs as well as its share of poignant, thoughtful and moving moments.
THE LEGEND CONTINUES!
F O R E V E R D U S T Y
THE MUSICAL ABOUT
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LEGENDARY ICON
GOES TO LONDON, HOLLYWOOD, AND NATIONAL TOUR
TO PLAY FINAL OFF-BROADWAY PERFORMANCE
AT NEW WORLD STAGES
ON SUNDAY, APRIL 7
New York, NY (March 25, 2013) – Forever Dusty, the new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, will play its final New York performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) on Sunday, April 7, producers announced today. The show, written by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin and directed by Randal Myler, began performances on November 11, 2012 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), and opened on Sunday, November 18, 2012. On April 7, it will have played 8 previews and 161 regular performances; it is currently the only new musical from the 2012 fall season still running, on or Off-Broadway, after two extensions due to popular demand. Forever Dusty has also made the ‘sing-a-long’ popular again among the New York theater scene.
ANNOUNCES RUSH TICKET POLICY
NOW IN PREVIEWS
OPENING NIGHT APRIL 25 AT THE MUSIC BOX THEATRE
The producers of PIPPIN announced today that a limited number of $37.00 rush tickets will be available for purchase in-person at the Music Theatre box office (239 West 45th Street) when it opens at 10am (Noon on Sundays) for that day’s performance only. There is a limit of one ticket per person. Tickets are subject to availability and may not be offered at all performances. Cash or Credit is accepted.
The Global Musical Phenomenon
Starring Oscar® Nominees Hugh Jackman & Anne Hathaway Oscar® Winner Russell Crowe and Amanda Seyfried
Nominated for Eight Academy Awards® Including Best Picture and Winner of Three Golden Globe Awards® Including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
March 22, 2013
“The Best Film of the Year!” – Kyle Smith, New York Post
Own on Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack Including DVD, Digital Copy & UltraViolet™
Universal City, California – The sweeping and spectacular musical extravaganza Les Misérables has been seen by more than 60 million people in 42 countries around the globe. Now the motion picture adaptation that grossed more than $340 million worldwide arrives on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on March 22, 2013, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Critically acclaimed and star-studded, Les Misérables is a stunningly realized interpretation of Victor Hugo’s epic tale of broken dreams, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the endurance of the human spirit. This Golden Globe®-winning cinematic event can now be experienced over and over again on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD with more than an hour of bonus features including cast interviews. Additionally, the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack is loaded with an extra 45 minutes of exclusive content taking viewers behind the scenes of the groundbreaking production for an unmatched entertainment experience.
TONY AWARDS ANNOUNCE THE RECIPIENTS OF THE
2013 SPECIAL TONY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE THEATRE
BERNARD GERSTEN, MING CHO LEE & PAUL LIBIN
New York, New York (March 22, 2013) – The Tony Awards® Administration Committee has announced this year’s recipients for the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. This year’s awards will be presented to Bernard “Bernie” Gersten, Executive Producer of Lincoln Center Theater; Scenic Designer Ming Cho Lee and Paul Libin, Executive Vice President of Jujamcyn Theatres.
ANNOUNCES COMPLETE CASTING,
NEW DATES & DETAILS FOR
THE WORLD PREMIERE OF
FAR FROM HEAVEN
A NEW MUSICAL
WITH BOOK BY TONY AWARD WINNER &
TWO-TIME PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST RICHARD GREENBERG
MUSIC BY TONY AWARD NOMINEE SCOTT FRANKEL
LYRICS BY TONY AWARD NOMINEE MICHAEL KORIE
CHOREOGRAPHED BY ALEX SANCHEZ
DIRECTED BY THREE-TIME TONY AWARD NOMINEE MICHAEL GREIF
BASED ON THE FOCUS FEATURES/VULCAN PRODUCTIONS
MOTION PICTURE WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY TODD HAYNES
Previously-announced four-time Tony Award nominee KELLI O’HARA
will reunite with co-star STEVEN PASQUALE
in a cast that will also feature
J.B. ADAMS, MARINDA ANDERSON,
Olivier Award nominee NANCY ANDERSON, ELAINEY BASS,
Obie Award winner QUINCY TYLER BERNSTINE, JUSTIN SCOTT BROWN,
Obie Award winner ALMA CUERVO, KOREY JACKSON,
ISAIAH JOHNSON, JAKE LUCAS, JAMES MOYE, JULIANNA RIGOGLIOSO,
SARAH JANE SHANKS, TESS SOLTAU, MARY STOUT& VICTOR WALLACE
Previews now set to begin Wednesday, May 8
Opening Night set for Sunday, June 2
Limited engagement subscription run through Sunday, June 30
Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) announced today complete details for FAR FROM HEAVEN, a new musical with book by Tony Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, Three Days of Rain, the current Breakfast at Tiffany’s and The Assembled Parties both now on Broadway), music by Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens at PH and on Broadway, Finding Neverland) and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens at PH and on Broadway, The Grapes of Wrath, Finding Neverland). The musical is choreographed by Alex Sanchez (Giant, Fiorello!) and directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Grey Gardens at PH and on Broadway; Rent, Next to Normal, Giant). The musical is based on the Focus Features/Vulcan Productions motion picture Far From Heaven, written and directed by Todd Haynes.
TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS
FOR THIRD TIME DURING THE 2012-2013 SEASON
TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY
New York, New York (March 21, 2013) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season to determine the eligibility of two Broadway productions for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2012-2013 season to decide the eligibility for the 2013 Tony Awards.
Cirque du Soleil’s mesmerizing Totem has just arrived in New York at Citi Field in Queens. Inspired by the evolution of the human species, the show opens with the Crystal Man (a human glitter ball) descending from the top of the big-top into a large exoskeleton of a tortoise shell. As he does this, glistening sleestack-looking creatures writhe below him.
THE 67th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS® TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL IN NEW YORK CITY
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
New York, NY(March 18, 2013) – The American Theatre Wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards will air on the CBS Television Network on Sunday, June 9, 2013 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT), live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.