Friday, January 17, 2020

David Zinn, Ana Kuzmanic & More Join Creative Team of THE MINUTES

Producers announced today the full creative team for the Broadway bow of Steppenwolf's production of THE MINUTES by Tracy Letts (August: Osage County, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

Favorite New York Stage Performances in 2019 by New York Theater

My ten favorite individual performances in New York stage shows that opened in 2019 are listed alphabetically, with explanations for my choices largely excerpted from my reviews. Ian Barford…

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Report From New York: Tracy Letts & Height of the Storm by Bill Hirschman

Some of the shows we saw on our recent trip to New York -- Tracy Letts' Linda Vista and The Height of the Storm -- were limited runs and closed before many of our readers could get there. Bu…

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Monday, November 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls Retains Fetch Factor at the Box Office by

The kids might be back in school, but Mean Girls is still a hot ticket with Broadway audiences. The cheered musical comedy based on Tina Fey's hit film is having a strong fall, most especi…

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

BWW Flashback: LINDA VISTA Concludes Broadway Run Today

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Linda Vista, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts (August: Osage County), concludes its Broadway run today, November 10, at the Hayes The…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Tracy Letts’ The Minutes to Make Broadway Premiere by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning playwright Tracy Letts will see, not one, but two of his plays play on Broadway this season. His Linda Vista is currently playing at Broadway’s Helen Hayes …

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Tracy Letts, Jessie Mueller, Armie Hammer & More to Star in The Minutes on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony-winning writer and actor Tracy Letts will lead the cast of his Pulitzer-finalist play The Minutes on Broadway next year. Letts will be joined by Tony winner Jessie Mueller and Golden …

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Tracy Letts to star alongside Jessie Mueller, Armie Hammer in ‘The Minutes’ by Caitlin Huston

Tracy Letts will star in his play “The Minutes” on Broadway this season.  Letts, who penned the new play, will star alongside Jessie Mueller, Armie Hammer, Blair Brown, K. Todd Freeman,…

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Daniel J. Watts, Michael Arden, Linda Vista & More Nominated for L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

An acclaimed group of Broadway talents have been recognized with nominations for the L.A. Stage Alliance's 2019 Ovation Awards. The annual honor, which recognizes performances and production…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Michael Arden, Daniel J. Watts, More Among Nominees for 2019 Annual L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards by Dan Meyer

Additional nods went to Lucas Hnath for Dana H. and Center Theatre Group’s production of Linda Vista.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

November Is Your Last Chance to See Three Broadway Shows, Mockingbird Stars & More by Caitlin Moynihan

The holiday season is around the corner, which brings cooler air and some changes on the boards. Not only are three Broadway shows playing their final performances this month, but several …

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Theater Review: “Linda Vista” on Broadway Upends the Male Midlife Crisis by Christopher Caggiano

Dramatist Tracy Letts’s new play is raw, funny, and intensely personal. The post Theater Review: “Linda Vista” on Broadway Upends the Male Midlife Crisis appeared first on The Arts Fu…

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Five Burning Questions with Linda Vista Star Ian Barford

Ian Barford talks starring as Wheeler in Tracy Letts' Linda Vista, working with Letts to create an unsympathetic lead character, and his dream experience with August: Osage County.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Three on the Aisle: A Conversation With Tracy Letts by American Theatre Editors

Tracy Letts stops by to discuss his newest play, 'Linda Vista,' and how he balances being a playwright and actor.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Critics and the (Un)criticized by John Simon

One person’s critic is another person’s crackpot. That they are not united in their opinions is ascribable to the Latin saying: quot homines, tot sententiae. I myself prefer being consid…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Linda Vista by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Tracy Letts’ latest play to reach New York via the Chicago Steppenwolf production is the comedy drama, "Linda Vista," in which a 50-year-old white man in San Diego going through a messy di…

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Linda Vista Star Sally Murphy’s 8 Most Memorable Nights Onstage by Andrew Gans

Murphy recalls performances in Carousel, Fiddler on the Roof, The Grapes of Wrath, August: Osage County, and more.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Broadway Review: “Linda Vista” at Second Stage Theater’s Helen Hayes Theater by David Roberts

The sharp and witty dialogue of the latest dramedy penned by playwright Tracy Letts is foreshadowed by the title “Linda Vista” which means “pretty view” in Spanish. The midlife crisi…

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Think He’s a Jerk? Then He’s Doing His Job by Alexis Soloski

As the self-involved, self-lacerating womanizer in the play “Linda Vista,” Ian Barford aims to offer the audience just enough reasons not to give up on him.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

In ‘Linda Vista,’ Getting Older and Wiser is Relative by Matthew Wexler

Tracy Letts' "Linda Vista" unravels what happens to a man who, at 50 years old, should have it all but finds himself empty-handed. The post In ‘Linda Vista,’ Getting Older and Wiser is R…

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Get a First Look at Tracy Letts’ Smart & Adult New Broadway Comedy, Linda Vista

Get a glimpse at the new R-rated Broadway comedy, Linda Vista.

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Sunday, October 20, 2019

This Week on Broadway for October 20, 2019: Little Shop of Horrors by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Little Shop of Horrors, Linda Vista, Soft Power, Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation, Is this a Room @ Vineyard, Mrs. Ste…

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Saturday, October 19, 2019

“Linda Vista”, a not so pretty view by Richard Seff

Tracy Letts,  who established himself as a playwright with “August: Osage County,”  is a gifted writer  and actor who has an uncanny ear for the unique rhythms, accents, and insights …

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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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All that Chat

Oct 06: Slave Play
Feb 01: The Minutes
TBA: Blue