Sunday, June 16, 2024

APPROPRIATE's Sarah Paulson Wins Tony Award For Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Play

Paulson beat out fellow nominees Amy Ryan For Doubt: A Parable, Betsy Aidem For Prayer for the French Republic, Jessica Lange for Mother Play, and Rachel McAdams For Mary Jane.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:41PM

STEREOPHONIC Wins The Tony For Best Play

Playwright David Adjmi’s incredible new play beat out fellow nominees Prayer for the French Republic, Mother Play, Mary Jane, and Jaja's African Hair Braiding.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:08PM

Tonys kick off with awards for Daniel Radcliffe, Jeremy Strong, Kara Young and Kecia Lewis by Mark Kennedy / Associated Press

The awards cap a Broadway theater season that had something for everyone — fun musicals like “Back to the Future,” sweeping romance in “The Notebook,” political rallying cries like…

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 09:12PM

PURLIE VICTORIOUS: A NON-CONFEDERATE ROMP THROUGH THE COTTON PATCH's Kara Young Wins Tony Award For Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role

Young beat out fellow nominees Quincy Tyler Bernstine for Doubt: A Parable, Juliana Canfield for Stereophonic, Celia Keenan-Bolger for Mother Play, and Sarah Pidgeon for Stereophonic.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 08:43PM

STEREOPHONIC's Will Brill Wins Tony Award For Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Play

Brill beat out fellow nominees Eli Gelb for Stereophonic, Jim Parsons for Mother Play, Tom Pecinka for Stereophonic, and Corey Stoll for Appropriate.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 08:33PM

Tony awards 2024: full list of winners by Benjamin Lee

This year’s big Broadway winners so far include Jeremy Strong, Daniel Radcliffe and 70s-set play Stereophonic Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play Betsy Aidem, Praye…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:49PM
Saturday, June 15, 2024

2024 Tony Award nominee interview with Jim Parsons (MOTHER PLAY) by Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek interviews TV favorite Jim Parsons about his Tony-nominated turn in the Paula Vogel's MOTHER PLAY.

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:02AM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Idina Menzel Returning To Broadway Next Year In New Musical ‘Redwood’ by Greg Evans

Tony-winner Idina Menzel will return to Broadway next year in the new musical Redwood written and directed by Mother Play director Tina Landau, producers announced today. The musical, which …

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:19AM

Tony Predictions 2024 by Wendy Caster

It's Tony time again. Was this an exciting year on Broadway? Yes! Was it a disappointing year on Broadway? Yes! Same as it ever was. And here we go: (A complete list of nominees is provide…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 04:12AM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Jessica Lange and Paula Vogel on Breaking, and Keeping, the Family Contract by Laura Collins-Hughes

In the Tony-nominated “Mother Play,” the writer conjures warm memories and thorny ones, not to judge her mother, but to understand — and to forgive.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:36AM
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Stereophonic and Water for Elephants Lead Drama Desk Award Winners by Darryn King

The winners of the 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards were presented on June 10 at NYU Skirball Center, with Stereophonic winning in seven categories, including Outstanding Play. Water for Elepha…

SOURCE: at 11:36AM
Sunday, June 9, 2024

Following a Paper Trail to this Year's Tonys by Jan Simpson

We’re in the homestretch now, with just a week to go before next Sunday’s Tony Awards. And it's a particularly exciting time because there are virtually no sure winners this year and eve…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 02:12AM
Friday, June 7, 2024

Celia Keenan-Bolger Stars With Jessica Lange And Jim Parsons In A Family Drama For The Ages by Jeryl Brunner

There’s a lot to unpack in Paula Vogel’s Mother Play. Nominated for four Tony awards, including Best Play, the show is currently at Second Stage's Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:36PM
Thursday, June 6, 2024

Playwright Paula Vogel and Celia Keenan-Bolger on Bringing MOTHER PLAY to the Stage by Managing Editor Beth Stevens speaks with MOTHER PLAY’s Tony®-nominated scribe Paula Vogel and 2024 Tony® nominee Celia Keenan-Bolger. Get tickets to MOTHER PLAY: https://ww…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:02AM

With Mother Play, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Paula Vogel Turn 15 Years of Mutual Admiration Into Art by Hayley Levitt

Paula Vogel gave Celia Keenan-Bolger a heads-up 15 years ago that she was writing a play with the actress’ voice in mind. They never discussed what the play was about or anything about the…

SOURCE: at 10:12AM
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Paula Vogel, Tina Landau, and the Room That Made ‘Mother Play’ by American Theatre Editors

A far-ranging conversation about their common approach to text as a springboard, why they're past theory, and how they introduced Jessica Lange to Viewpoints.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 11:58AM

André De Shields on Cats: The Jellicle Ball, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Paula Vogel Talk Mother Play & More on The Broadway Show by

It’s officially Pride Month in New York City and The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal is kicking it off with a journey to the heaviside layer. Cats: The Jellicle Ball, a queer reimagining…

SOURCE: at 11:36AM

Hear From Jessica Lange, Ramin Karimloo, Celia Keenan-Bolger and More on The Broadway Show! by

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM
Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Jessica Lange on How Her Character in Mother Play Spans an 'Emotional Range From A to Z' by Molly Higgins

Plus, find out what enticed Lange to return to the stage in the new Paula Vogel Broadway play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:36PM
Monday, June 3, 2024

To Paula Vogel, Writing Is a 'Hot, Throbbing, Very Wonderful, Brave Act' by Margaret Hall

The playwright explains the original inspiration behind some of her most beloved plays, including How I Learned to Drive, Indecent, and Mother Play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:18AM
Friday, May 31, 2024

The Great Lillian Hall review – Jessica Lange captivates in Broadway-set drama by Benjamin Lee

The actor gives an astonishing, awards-worthy performance as a stage star with dementia in a slight yet powerful TV movie There’s an almighty performance super-powering HBO’s mysteriousl…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:12PM
Thursday, May 30, 2024

Jessica Lange Talks ‘Mother Play’, Bad Moms & How To Mesmerize An Audience With 12 Minutes Of Silence – Deadline Q&A by Greg Evans

Towards the end of Paula Vogel’s hit Broadway drama Mother Play, all dialogue comes to a halt for 12 long, mesmerizing minutes, and Jessica Lange is on stage, alone, for every second of th…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:00PM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Second Stage cancels May 29 matinée of ‘Mother Play’ by Michael Abourizk

The new play by Paula Vogel is currently running at the Hayes Theater.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 03:27PM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Jessica Lange (‘Mother Play’) explores ‘what it means to be lonely’ within 12 minutes of haunting silence [Exclusive Video Interview] by Sam Eckmann

“I thought at least once, I should try a brand new play,” reveals Jessica Lange of her return to Broadway in “Mother Play.” The acclaimed actress won a Tony Award for her portrayal o…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:30AM
Sunday, May 26, 2024

Today's MOTHER PLAY Matinee Canceled Due to Illness

According to Second Stage's Instagram story, the matinee of Mother Play has been canceled this afternoon due to 'an illness within the company.'

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:48PM
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Outer Critics Circle Award Winners in Photos by Sandi Durell

The Ceremony presenting the 2024 Winners with their awards occurred at the NY Public Library at Lincoln Center on May 23rd. All photos were taken by ace photographer Barry Gordin. OCC Winner…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 11:23AM
Friday, May 24, 2024

Mother Play | 2024 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

It’s 1962, just outside of D.C., and matriarch Phyllis is supervising her teenage children, Carl and Martha, as they move into a new apartment. Phyllis has strong ideas about what her chil…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:17PM

Jessica Lange Acceptance Speech: This is not an easy part by NewYorkTheater

Jessica Lange accepts her Outer Critics Award for her title role in “Mother Play” by Paula Vogel on Broadway.

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:07PM

OCC Awards 2024 by Barry Gordin

The 74th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards for the 2023-2024 Theater season were presented to the winners in a ceremony at Lincoln Center. May 24, 2024: The 74th Outer Critics Circle Awar…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:38AM
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Video: Jessica Lange Discusses MOTHER PLAY and THE GREAT LILLIAN HALL

Tony-Award-winning actress Jessica Lange appeared on The View on Thursday to discuss her role in Paula Vogel's Mother Play. On the show, she also talks about her next project The Great Lilli…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:12PM
Monday, May 20, 2024

Clooney and Downey and Farrow, Oh My! A Star-Powered Broadway Season Begins to Take Shape by Hayley Levitt

Broadway and Hollywood have long enjoyed a healthy symbiosis. Film stars face their fears of live theater while fulfilling a lifelong artistic ambition. Broadway gets a much-needed bump in a…

SOURCE: at 12:24PM

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