Friday, May 24, 2019

Tony Predictions: 2019 by Wendy Caster

Best MusicalAin’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The PromTootsie Liz Wollman: Hadestown. Seriously, can we please celebrate a creative team …

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

VIDEO: John Lithgow Says HILLARY AND CLINTON is a Very Personal Play by Stage Tube

On Wednesday night's episode of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers,'John Lithgow was a guest on the show to talkabout his Broadway show,'Hillary and Clinton,' and his film 'The Tomorrow Man.'

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WATCH: John Lithgow Said No to a Hit Broadway Show, But Then Met His Wife by Dan Meyer

The two-time Tony winner dropped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about Hillary and Clinton and his new movie, The Tomorrow Man.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Hillary and Clinton by Carey

“That felt good,” this critic thought after attending a performance of Hillary and Clinton, Lucas Hnath’s topical new play in performances at the Golden Theatre. Almost three years …

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VIDEO: John Lithgow Has Grown to Love Wearing Short Shorts Thanks to HILLARY AND CLINTON by Stage Tube

On Monday night, John Lithgow was a guest on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about his Broadway show, Hillary and Clinton, and todiscusshis dramatic film The Tomorrow Man. D…

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25 Days of Tonys: What Would Be the Title of Laurie Metcalf’s Bio-Play? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hillary and Clinton star reveals who she wants to write a show about her life.

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John Lithgow Laughs About 'Horrifying' Experience on the The Great British Bake Off by Dan Meyer

The actor visited The Tonight Show to discuss Hillary and Clinton but ended up sharing his disastrous attempt to make a Swiss roll on the hit U.K. competition.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - May 20th - HADESTOWN & FRANKIE AND JOHNNY Stay On Top! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Hadestown 6.62, Ain't Too Proud 6.47, Oklahoma 4.50, Tootsie The Musical 4.20 and Beetlejuice 2.69. The top growing current Broadway plays were…

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Q&A: Laurie Metcalf on her Broadway portrayal of Hillary Clinton by Chris Jones Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Laurie Metcalf, known for her work on the TV sitcoms “Roseanne” and “The Connors,” has become a Broadway mainstay. She is the current star of Lucas Hnath’s dark comedy …

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Laurie Metcalf Talks Hillary Clinton: Yours, Mine & Ours – Tony Awards Watch Q&A by Greg Evans

Laurie Metcalf’s Hillary Clinton might or might not be your Hillary Clinton. It certainly isn’t the historical Hillary Clinton, as playwright Lucas Hnath so intriguingly writes in the ea…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Laurie Metcalf talks about playing Hillary on Broadway, and Steppenwolf: 'It had to keep growing or end' by Chris Jones

Laurie Metcalf was known to Chicago theater lovers for years before she became a Broadway mainstay. The Steppenwolf ensemble member — also known for her work on the TV sitcoms "Roseanne" a…

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

‘Hillary and Clinton’ playwright Lucas Hnath meticulously masters the messiness of life by Charles McNulty

With an assist from actors Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, the new work is yet another way to hear the singular voice of this leading American playwright.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Broadway Grosses: What the Constitution Means to Me Celebrates Milestone Week by

Heidi Schreck's Tony-nominated play What the Constitution Means to Me is approaching hit status. The acclaimed Broadway-premiere work surpassed the $500,000 mark for the first time this pas…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - May 13th - HADESTOWN & FRANKIE AND JOHNNY Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Hadestown 13.58, Tootsie The Musical 12.53, Ain't Too Proud 12.14, Oklahoma 8.66 and Beetlejuice 8.06. The top growing current Broadway plays w…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Hillary and Clinton on Broadway - starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow - the art of the almost deal behind closed doors by Oscar E. Moore

There isn’t much meat on the bones here but what meat there is, it is fun to chew on and completely digestible in this most original theatrical exercise.

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HILLARY AND CLINTON – Behind Closed Doors by Oscar E Moore

A momentous moment in the life of Hillary (Laurie Metcalf) – January 8, 2008.  New Hampshire Democratic Primary.  Also for Clinton (John Lithgow) and Mark (Zak Orth), campaign manager fo…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

VIDEO: Laurie Metcalf Talks Playing a Parallel Universe Hilary Clinton by Stage Tube

Laurie Metcalf was a guest on last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' to talk about the Broadway show she stars in, 'Hillary and Clinton.

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Why Laurie Metcalf Needed to Do Broadway’s Hillary and Clinton by Ruthie Fierberg

The two-time Tony Award winner just earned up her third consecutive nomination for her role in Lucas Hnath’s play.

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Monday, May 6, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Newly Minted Tony Nominees Hadestown & Tootsie Surpass a Million Dollars by

The recent announcement of the 2019 Tony nominations meant great news at the box office this past week for a pair of productions competing in the category of Best Musical. The new juggernaut…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - May 6th - HADESTOWN & FRANKIE AND JOHNNY Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Hadestown 13.58, Tootsie The Musical 12.53, Ain't Too Proud 12.14, Oklahoma 8.66 and Beetlejuice 8.06. The top growing current Broadway plays w…

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HILLARY AND CLINTON Will Have a Special Midnight Performance May 16 by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath's new play, Hillary and Clinton, will offer a special Midnight Performance on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Hillary and Clinton stars Tony and Emmy Award winners Lau…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

“Hillary and Clinton” at the Golden Theatre by Richard Seff

Playwright Lucas Hnath, has served his apprenticeship in theatre by having work produced at some of New York’s most reputable off-Broadway venues and at many out of town spaces like the Hu…

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

An Interview with Dramaturg Sarah Lunnie by Victoria Myers

Sarah Lunnie is a dramaturg extraordinaire, focusing on the development of brand new dramatic works. This spring, three Broadway and Off-Broadway shows Sarah has worked on all opened within …

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2019 Tony Nominations: Snubs for “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Network,” “Hillary and Clinton,” Glenda Jackson, King Lear by Roger Friedman

The Tony Awards didn’t buy what producer Scott Rudin was selling this year. They snubbed his big budget productions of “To Kill

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Annual Tony nomination post by Linda

I don't post here very often anymore, except on Tony nomination day (or in this case, the day after). As a Drama Desk nominator, I've become more sensitive to the complexities of nominations…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

First Look: Hillary and Clinton by Iris Chan

Two-time Tony Award, and three-time Emmy winner Laurie Metcalf, and two-time Tony Award and six-time Emmy winner John Lithgow return to Broadway to star in Hillary and Clinton, a new play b…

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Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of nominees by Jessica Derschowitz

We’re now one step closer to Broadway’s biggest night. Nominations have been announced for the 73rd annual Tony Awards, honoring the best plays, musicals, and performances of the 2018-20…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Ahead of Tony Nominations Day, Tootsie & Beetlejuice Have Best Weeks Yet by

Nominations day is looming for the 2019 Tony Awards, and meanwhile, things are shaping up at the box office for a number of productions competing for consideration from Broadway's top honor…

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Hillary and Clinton ****, Burn This ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward April 27, 2019: Star turns can make or break a production.Two recent Broadway openings feature big-name leads but their effects on their respective shows are startlingl…

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First Lady of Broadway: A Look Back At Hillary Clinton's Love Affair With Theatre by Alexa Criscitiello

This season, Hillary Clinton is hitting the Broadway stage for the first time ever, played by none other than the great Laurie Metcalf, in Douglas Hnath's new play, Hillary and Clinton.

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