Thursday, October 17, 2019

BWW Invite: Get Up Close and Personal with LINDA VISTA Playwright Tracy Letts!

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and BroadwayWorld have partnered for a filmed Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City. Join us on Friday, October 18 (1…

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Linda Vista by Jk Clarke

        By Samuel L. Leiter   I admit it. I’m guilty. I sat through Linda Vista, by actor-playwright Tracy Letts (August: Osage County), at Second Stage’s Helen Hayes Theatre, and e…

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The Rose Tattoo ****, Linda Vista ****, The New Englanders **1/2 Heroes of the Fourth Turning **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 17, 2019: “My life is unhappy. I want to change it and I don’t know how.” That’s the subtext of a lot of American drama and four productions currently …

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Review: ‘Linda Vista’ at the Helen Hayes Theater by Deb Miller

A male mid-life crisis, a deadbeat dad, sexual harassment in the workplace, the objectification of women, callous philandering, and every other conceivable manifestation of toxic masculinity…

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Monday, October 14, 2019

‘Linda Vista’: Tracy Letts returns to Broadway as playwright with ‘inspired’ and ‘ruthless’ drama by David Buchanan

Although a familiar face to Broadway audiences of late as an actor, Tracy Letts (he starred in a Tony-nominated revival of “All My Sons” last season) has not had one of his plays here in…

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

This Week on Broadway for October 13, 2019: Slave Play by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Slave Play, Linda Vista, The Wrong Man @ MCC, Nothing Gold Can Stay @ A.R.T./New York, When It Happens To You @ The Sheen Cen…

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

LINDA VISTA – by Tracy Letts, a Steppenwolf production at 2ndStage by Oscar E Moore

Dick Wheeler’s life is anything but a pretty picture.  He seems to have been born with low self- esteem.  He is in the middle of a prolonged divorce, bickering over child support and wha…

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Linda Vista - Highly recommended. Through November 10th at Second Stage Theater by Oscar E. Moore

An extremely funny play. Truthful and moving with dialogue that is sharp and wise and caustic about this troubled Dick who is caught between his past and his future all the while having to …

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Friday, October 11, 2019

See Exclusive Portraits of Tracy Letts and the Stars of Linda Vista on Opening Night by Lindsey Sullivan

Tracy Letts' Linda Vista officially opened at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre on October 10. Stars Ian Barford, Sally Murphy, Chantal Thuy, Jim True-Frost, Cora Vander Broek and the rest of …

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See the Stars at the Opening Night of Tracy Letts' Linda Vista on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Tracy Letts' dark comedy Linda Vista, starring Ian Barford as 50-year-old divorcee Wheeler, officially opened at the Helen Hayes Theatre on October 10. Take a look at the stars as they hit t…

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Tracy Letts & More Discuss the Brutally Comedic Linda Vista on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Linda Vista's playwright Tracy Letts and stars talk about capturing the "archetype of the antihero" in the Broadway production on opening night.

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BWW TV: Tracy Letts & Company Celebrate Opening Night of LINDA VISTA on Broadway!

The Hayes Theatre was the place to be last night as Linda Vista, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts (August: Osage County), officially opened on Broadway. Linda Vista is a …

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Tracy Letts On the Question You Should Ask Yourself After Linda Vista by Ruthie Fierberg

Letts and the cast of the new Broadway play greet Playbill on opening night.

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Inside Opening Night of Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The new comedy from the Pulitzer Prize winner, starring Ian Barford, opened at the Hayes Theater October 10.

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Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for LINDA VISTA

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts (August: Osage County) returns to Broadway this season with Linda Vista, a brutally comedic look at Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the th…

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BWW Review: Abrasive, Insensitive Men Need Lovin', Too in Tracy Letts' LINDA VISTA

If there ever was a demand for greater representation on Broadway stages for straight, single, cisgender white guys in their 50s who are insensitive to the women he manages to date and have …

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Photo Coverage: LINDA VISTA Company Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts (August: Osage County) returns to Broadway this season with Linda Vista, a brutally comedic look at Wheeler, a 50-year-old divorcee in the th…

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On his own hook by Terry Teachout

In the online edition of today’s Wall Street Journal, I review Second Stage’s Broadway transfer of the original Chicago production of Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista. Here’s an excerpt. * …

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Wake Up With BWW 10/11: LINDA VISTA Reviews, and More!

Today's top stories: read the reviews for Linda Vista, and more!

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Tracy Letts’ new play Linda Vista is mercilessly bleak and searingly funny

Opening at the Helen Hayes Theater, New York, the drama lays bare its characters’ chaotic lives

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

‘Linda Vista’ Review: A Womanizer Who Devastates as He Charms by Ben Brantley

Tracy Letts, the author of “August: Osage County,” reinvents the midlife crisis play with a hilarity that scalds in this Steppenwolf production.

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Broadway review: Tracy Letts is back on Broadway with Linda Vista by Jonathan Mandell

Can an underemployed middle-aged jerk be a babe magnet?   That’s a question theatergoers are likely to ask about Wheeler, the central character in Linda Vista, Tracy Letts’ latest play…

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‘Linda Vista’ Broadway Review: Tracy Letts Play Gets Last Laugh On Know-It-All Radiohead Hater by Greg Evans

Dick Wheeler, the lead character – he’s hardly a “hero” – in Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista, a very funny new play about a very sad, not very likable man, is the type of determined, op…

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Review: In ‘Linda Vista,’ one man’s spiral creates a tornado by Charles Isherwood

A sad romantic comedy sounds like a contradiction in terms, but it’s an apt-enough description of “Linda Vista,” a slight but funny and quietly affecting play from Tracy Letts, which h…

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Linda Vista: Unadulterated Comedy Back on Broadway, from Tracy Letts by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ The 'August: Osage County' playwright returns with an explosively funny comedy of crotchety manners The post Linda Vista: Unadulterated Comedy Back on Broadway, from Tracy Le…

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Linda Vista: A View From the Bottom by Melissa Rose Bernardo

★★★ Tracy Letts pens a startlingly accurate, if tough to swallow, portrait of “middle-aged desperation” The post Linda Vista: A View From the Bottom appeared first on New York Stag…

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Review Roundup: Tracy Letts' LINDA VISTA Opens On Broadway - See What The Critics Are Saying!

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts (August: Osage County) returns to Broadway with Linda Vista, opening night!

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Tracy Letts Puts a Fragile, Middle-Aged Man Through Hell in ‘Linda Vista’ by David Cote

A story of one man's toxic masculinity and the humiliating wake-up call he needed.

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Read Reviews for Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista by Adam Hetrick

The new comedy from the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County playwright opens on Broadway October 10.

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Linda Vista on Broadway: Review and Pics by New York Theater

Can an underemployed middle-aged jerk be a babe magnet?   That’s a question theatergoers are likely to ask about Wheeler, the central character in Linda Vista, Tracy Letts’ latest play…

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