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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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‘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

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…

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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…

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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 …

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Jessica Lange, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Jim Parsons Launch the World Premiere of Paula Vogel's Mother Play by

Mother Play, a world-premiere family drama by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel, plays its first Broadway preview on April 3 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater ahead of an April 25 opening. Di…

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

Mother Play’s Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jessica Lange and Jim Parsons Introduce Paula Vogel’s Story of Family and Forgiveness by Hayley Levitt

Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright behind How I Learned to Drive and the Tony-nominated drama Indecent, returns to Broadway with the world premiere of Mother Play, directed b…

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Monday, March 25, 2024

Fraught Family Drama Appropriate, Starring Sarah Paulson, Opens at the Belasco Theatre by Darryn King

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' ensemble play Appropriate begins performances at the Belasco Theatre on March 25 following an initial Broadway run at Second Stage's Hayes Theater, which ended on Ma…

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Thursday, March 21, 2024

The Many Lives of the Great Gatsby by Elyse Sommer

.The Many Lives of the Great Gatsby by Elyse SommerThe theater has come back to life with almost a dozen new productions recently opening over the course of less than two weeks and with more…

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 02:22PM
Monday, March 11, 2024

Broadway Review: “Appropriate” at the Hayes Theater (Currently On) by David Roberts

According to the dictionary, there are several definitions of the word ‘appropriate,’ but there may possibly be one that could be added, that being “a brilliant play by Brandon Jacob-J…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 03:28PM
Sunday, March 3, 2024

Broadway's Appropriate Completes Run at Hayes Theater March 3; A Commercial Transfer is Next by Margaret Hall, Molly Higgins

The Second Stage production will play a 13-week limited engagement at the Belasco beginning later this month.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06AM
Friday, March 1, 2024

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Forbidden Broadway, Louis Armstrong Musical to Open By: David Sheward March 1, 2024: Forbidden Broadway is finally making it to Broadway. The latest iteration of the long-running parody s…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:34AM
Thursday, February 29, 2024

After 42 Years, Forbidden Broadway Will Make Its Broadway Debut by Darryn King

For the first time, the Tony-honored Broadway spoof revue Forbidden Broadway is coming to Broadway. Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song, directed by creator Gerard Alessa…

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‘Forbidden Broadway’ Satirical Revue To Make Long-Awaited Broadway Debut by Greg Evans

Gerard Alessandrini’s longtime Off Broadway satirical revue Forbidden Broadway will make its long-in-coming Broadway debut this summer, producers announced today. The new iteration – ful…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:54PM

Forbidden Broadway Will Make Broadway Debut With Merrily We Stole a Song by Andrew Gans

Gerard Alessandrini's long-running parody of Broadway and its stars will play the Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM


Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway will make its Broadway debut this summer with Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song. See performance dates and learn how to purch…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:27PM

Forbidden No More: ‘Forbidden Broadway,’ Scrappy Spoof, Bound for Broadway by Michael Paulson

The long-running parody show, which has been staged in New York and on tour, will open this summer at the Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:06PM
Wednesday, February 28, 2024


EXCLUSIVE: Four decades after Gerard Alessandrini introduced his Broadway satirical revue at an Upper West Side cabaret, the ever-changing spoof will finally plant its funny flag in a Broadw…

SOURCE: Broadway Journal at 05:26PM
Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Broadway: A New Generation Arrives as Annette Bening and Warren Beatty’s Daughter Ella Makes Broadway Debut in “Appropriate” by Roger Friedman

Guess who’s coming to Broadway? Ella Beatty is one of the four children of actors Warren Beatty and Annette Bening. Beatty is joining the play “Appropriate” when it makes its transfer …

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All that Chat

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