All stories by Harry Haun on BroadwayStars

Saturday, February 25, 2017

When the Biographer of the Stars Looks At Her Own Life by Harry Haun

After chronicling the lives of Brando, Fonda and more, and a lifelong friendship with Audrey Hepburn Patricia Bosworth reports on her own life.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

What to Look for This Month Off-Broadway by Harry Haun

Highlighted performances, reunions, and anticipated transfers to Broadway.

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Sunday, January 1, 2017

How August Wilson Made Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Career by Harry Haun

The Jitney director talks about Wilson’s influence, and completing his American Century Cycle on Broadway.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Inside the Opening Night Celebration of Broadway’s First A Cappella Musical by Harry Haun

In Transit’s cast and creative team, including writer Kristen Anderson-Lopez, director Kathleen Marshall, and more hit the red carpet on opening night.

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Friday, December 9, 2016

Remembering Edward Albee by Harry Haun

Friends share personal stories and quintessential Albee-isms at the memorial service for the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016

For David Oyelowo, Taking on Othello Is Anything But Typical by Harry Haun

Though the Golden Globe-nominated actor had avoided Shakespeare’s Othello, he couldn’t resist the New York Theatre Workshop production co-starring Daniel Craig.

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Monday, December 5, 2016

All Aboard Lincoln Center Theater’s Babylon Line by Harry Haun

Josh Radnor returns to the New York stage in a new Off-Broadway play.

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Richard Greenberg Talks His New Plays Starring Josh Radnor by Harry Haun

For the first time in his 30-year career, the Tony Award-winning playwright straddles two different mediums.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Stars Get Sexy for the Opening of Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Harry Haun

The stage precursor to Dangerous Liaisons opens in a salacious Broadway revival.

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Friday, October 28, 2016

The Falsettos Cast Talks Making Their Mark on This Revival by Harry Haun

Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, Stephanie J. Block and more reflect on their opening night of Falsettos on Broadway.

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Monday, October 24, 2016

What Kristin Chenoweth Will Do for Love by Harry Haun

Chenoweth reveals her plans, and her wardrobe, for her upcoming Broadway concert: My Love Letter to Broadway

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Friday, October 21, 2016

What Stars Turned Out for the Momentous Front Page Opening? by Harry Haun

With a cast full of acting titans, the red carpet was much the same.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Who Was the Surprise Guest at Oh, Hello’s Opening Night? by Harry Haun

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney talk about their starry night opening on Broadway, they’re oh-so-fitting surprise guest and leaving audiences charmed, we’re sure.

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Friday, October 7, 2016

The Stars of Holiday Inn Reflect on Their Opening Performance! by Harry Haun

Inside the opening night and after party with the stars and creative forces behind Roundabout’s “joy machine.” How do they think it went?

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Diane Lane Reflects on Her Full-Circle Stroll Through The Cherry Orchard by Harry Haun

The Oscar nominee made her Broadway debut in the Anton Chekhov play, and now she’s back—this time, starring. She recalls her first trip to the Orchard.

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Sunday, October 2, 2016

William Finn Explains How Falsettos Came to Be by Harry Haun

The Tony Award-winning writer takes us back to the moments he found inspiration for March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland—what is now Falsettos, the musical being revived on Broadway.

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Friday, September 30, 2016

What the Author of The Encounter: Amazon Beaming Thought of the Stage Show by Harry Haun

Petru Popescu, the first to tell the story of Loren McIntyre, was among the opening-night attendees of Broadway’s The Encounter.

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Don’t Blink! Some of Broadway’s Shortest Runs Earned the Biggest Awards by Harry Haun

How great do you have to be to win a mainstream theatre award for just a single performance?

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Is Tick, Tick…BOOM! a Turning Point for Off-Broadway’s Keen Company? by Harry Haun

Tick, Tick…BOOM! upgraded to a bigger theatre due to ticket demand, and now the company producing the musical also looks to upgrade—with each and every Off-Broadway venture.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

James L. Nederlander Looks to the Future as He’s Honored Among Sports Legends by Harry Haun

Both his worlds came comfortably together in the same banquet hall at the Waldorf Astoria.

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Monday, August 1, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber and His Cats Cast Reflect on Opening Night by Harry Haun

Inside the opening night performance and festivities with the composer and cast of the anticipated revival of the record-breaking classic.

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Broadway Royalty Turned Out to Honor Theatrical Great James M. Nederlander, Sr. by Harry Haun

Playbill attended the July 28 funeral of the chairman of the Nederlander Organization, who transformed Broadway.

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Friday, July 15, 2016

Motown—and The Message—Couldn’t Come at a Better Time for America by Harry Haun

The musical set in a racially-tense Detroit during the Civil Rights era has made a timely Broadway return.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Melissa Errico is Back, and Motherhood Has Changed Her by Harry Haun

After 20 years, Melissa Errico returned to Encores! and kicked off a career resurgence.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

What Comes Next for Four-Time Tony Winner Frank Langella? by Harry Haun

Langella confesses that he’s found the role he’s been searching for. It’s not what you expect.

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Jessica Lange Says She’s “Never Worked So Hard in My Whole Life” by Harry Haun

How Tony winner Lange finds comfort in the troubled women of the American theatre.

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Why the Park’s All-Female Shrew Might Be a “One-Off Opportunity” by Harry Haun

Director Phyllida Lloyd readies an army of talent to take on another all-female Shakespeare.

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Tony Tidbits from Behind the Scenes at the Beacon Theatre and Beyond by Harry Haun

Playbill’s Harry Haun shares the scoop from commercial breaks to the press room to the after-party of the year.

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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Cast of An Act of God Talks Opening Night by Harry Haun

As An Act of God opens on Broadway, the cast talks re-booting the show with a new star and fresh humor one year later.

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Cast of Paramour Talks Opening Night by Harry Haun

As Paramour opens on Broadway, Cirque du Soleil goes to the cinema by way of Broadway.

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Capturing the Start of the Gay Movement Through Oscar Wilde’s Story by Harry Haun

With The Judas Kiss at BAM, actor Rupert Everett takes on a Wilde Everest.

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