Saturday, October 13, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: Elton John to “American Son” by Mark Beech

As debate continues on the slogan “Make America Great Again” – with plenty of people on both sides of the debate saying the U.S. is already great and could be greater – a raft of new…

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

“Straight White Men” at the Helen Hayes Theatre by Richard Seff

I was confused when I entered the small Helen Hayes Theater for I thought I’d entered the wrong building. I was ushered into the small foyer, and from the auditorium I could hear ear split…

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

Straight White Men *** Mary Page Marlowe **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 28, 2018:  Second Stage’s two current productions are mirror images of each other. On Broadway at the company’s newly renovated Helen Hayes Theatre, Straight W…

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

A play about straight white men on Broadway makes history by John Carucci | ap

The play that just opened at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Broadway may have a cast dominated by white men but history has been made behind the scenes.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

At the Stage Door: Pippin by JK

A few weeks ago, I shared my stage door story of meeting Scott Bakula outside the Helen Hayes Theatre after Romance/Romance. Today, I thought I'd share a pair of experiences Mike and I share…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Excited About hhe Broadway Summer Season by JK

There's a mini-season happening this summer on the Great White Way! 5 shows will have opened between the end of last season and Labor Day.  There's a little bit of something for everyon…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

At the Stage Door: Meeting Scott Bakula by JK

Much has been written recently about the stage dooring experience these days on Broadway, and I suppose I'll get around to adding my two cents' worth eventually.  But for now, I'll shar…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

“Lobby Hero” at the Helen Hayes Theatre by Richard Seff

I’ve often found it difficult to feel much empathy for characters who have little or no redeeming features. The exception that might well prove that rule is the current revival of Kenn…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Passing the Torch! See Harvey Fierstein Officially Welcome Torch Song to Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

It's official! As previously announced, Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will return to Broadway this fall. Fresh off an acclaimed 2017 run at off-Broadway's Second Stage, the …

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

‘Torch Song’ To Re-Alight On Broadway In November In Former Home by Patrick Hipes

The Second Stage’s production of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song will move to the nonprofit theater’s Helen Hayes Theatre in the fall, returning the Tony-winning play to Broadway a…

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Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song, Starring Michael Urie & Mercedes Ruehl, Will Transfer to Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

On the heels of a celebrated 2017 run at off-Broadway's Second Stage, Harvey Fierstein's iconic play Torch Song will return to Broadway this fall. The revival, starring Mic…

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Monday, February 19, 2018

BWW Flashback: Helen Hayes Visits the Helen Hayes Theatre in 1988 by Walter McBride

We're taking you deep into the archives of BroadwayWorld photographerWalter McBridefor exclusive flashbacks to Broadway past. Today, check out this shot of Helen Hayes arriving at the Helen …

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Broadway Gets A House For Real, Live American Playwrights by Jeremy Gerard

After 10 months of renovations and upgrading, the house lights came up Monday morning inside the Helen Hayes Theatre, at 589 seats Broadway’s smallest and newest landmark venue. The st…

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Photo Coverage: Lights Up! Second Stage Illuminates the Renovated Helen Hayes Theatre by Walter McBride

This morning, Monday, February 5, 2018 at 1000am, Second Stage Theater Carole Rothman, Artistic Director Casey Reitz, Executive Director hosted the official lighting ceremony for its new Bro…

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See the Stars Step Out for the Helen Hayes Theatre's Lighting Ceremony by

Second Stage has a Broadway house! Artistic Director Carole Rothman, architect David Rockwell, board members Tony Goldwyn, Brooke Shields and many stage stars attended the official lighting …

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See Michael Cera, Chris Evans, and More at the Unveiling of Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre by Hannah Vine

Second Stage and the cast of Lobby Hero celebrated the new landmark theatre with a lighting ceremony February 5.

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Up on the Marquee: The Helen Hayes Theatre is Back with LOBBY HERO! by Walter McBride

Second StageTheater's Broadway premiere ofKenneth Lonergan'sLobby Hero, directed byTrip Cullmanand starringMichael Cera,Chris Evans,Brian Tyree Henry, andBel Powley,begin previews on Thursda…

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Get a First Look at Chris Evans, Michael Cera and More in Lobby Hero by

Kenneth Lonergan's Lobby Hero returns to Broadway this spring, and we've got a first look at the starry cast! Check out Chris Evans, Bel Powley, Michael Cera and Brian Tyree Henry in…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Bound for Broadway: 11 Debuts We Can't Wait to See in 2018 by Eric King

Last year brought us the debuts of current Broadway darlings Hailey Kilgore (Once on This Island), Ethan Slater (Spongebob Squarepants), and Eva Noblezada (Miss Saigon), plus …

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Tickets Are Now on Sale for Broadway's Lobby Hero, Starring Chris Evans & Michael Cera by

Tickets are now on sale for the first Broadway production of Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero, directed by Trip Cullman. Lobby Hero will reopen Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre in 2018,…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Call Me by Your Name Star Armie Hammer & Emmy Winner Tom Skerritt to Lead Broadway's Straight White Men by Andy Lefkowitz

Armie Hammer and Tom Skerritt will star in the Broadway production of Young Jean Lee’s dark comedy Straight White Men, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. The previously announced Broadway pr…

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Armie Hammer Will Make His Broadway Debut In ‘Straight White Men’ by Jeremy Gerard

Armie Hammer, enjoying plaudits for his starring role in Oscar-buzzy Call Me By Your Name, will make his Broadway debut in June, starring with Tom Skerritt (Picket Fences) in Young Jean Lee'…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Bel Powley to Join Chris Evans & Michael Cera in Lobby Hero on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Bel Powley has been announced to play the role of Dawn in the upcoming Broadway production of Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero, directed by Trip Cullman. Lobby Hero will reopen Broad…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Brian Tyree Henry to Join Michael Cera & Chris Evans in Lobby Hero on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Emmy nominee and Broadway veteran Brian Tyree Henry has been added to the cast of Oscar winner Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero, set play Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre in 2018. …

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Look Back at Kerry Butler and Cheyenne Jackson in Xanadu on Broadway by Hannah Vine

The musical opened July 10, 2007, at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Jane Krakowski and Brooke Shields to Celebrate David Rockwell at Second Stage Gala by Robert Viagas

The company pauses to salute the architect and set designer May 1 as it gets ready to expand into the Helen Hayes Theatre.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Kevin Spacey to Stick Around After the Tonys to Star in Solo Show Clarence Darrow by Andy Lefkowitz

Upcoming Tony Awards host Kevin Spacey is set to star in David. W. Rintels' solo show Clarence Darrow, directed by Thea Sharrock, in New York. The production, first presen…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

How Second Stage Plans to Change the Face of Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Helen Hayes Theatre will be exclusively dedicated to living playwrights, with aims to attract a younger, more diverse audience.

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Second Stage Theatre Announces Broadway Season; See Pics of Kenneth Lonergan & More by

Second Stage Theatre's Artistic Director Carole Rothman announced the company’s inaugural season on Broadway at the renovated Helen Hayes Theatre on April 20. As previously re…

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Special Reports: 5 Things to Expect at Second Stage's New Broadway Home

The off-Broadway mainstay makes the jump to the Helen Hayes Theatre with a season led by Kenneth Lonergan and Young Jean Lee.

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Take a Look as Second Stage Theatre Dons Hard Hats to Announce Inaugural Broadway Season by Marc J. Franklin

The newly renovated Helen Hayes Theatre will house plays by Kenneth Lonergan and Young Jean Lee in 2018.

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