Friday, February 28, 2020

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Four Broadway Plays, Three Original Mean Girls Cast Members & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Spring is (almost) here and there's a change in the air. That change is also bringing a host of new Broadway musicals and plays to the stage, which means it's time to say goodbye to key play…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Listen to Laura Linney in New My Name Is Lucy Barton Audiobook by Playbill Staff

The audiobook version is currently available from Penguin Random House Audio, as performances continue on Broadway.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Flock to See Jordan Fisher in Dear Evan Hansen by Broadway.com

Strong-voiced star Jordan Fisher has been lighting up the stage of the Music Box Theatre since taking over the title role in Dear Evan Hansen on January 28. Fisher's talent and fanbase have…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Broadway Grosses: Six Begins Previews to Sold-Out Houses by Michael Appler

Six, Broadway's newest West End transfer about the six ex-wives of King Henry VIII, hasn't played a full week of performances, but the new musical's already filling houses at the Brooks A…

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Monday, February 10, 2020

Ruth Negga crowns herself a brooding prince in Hamlet: Review by Allison Adato

If a director of Hamlet wants to signal to a contemporary audience that “something is rotten in the State,” she could hardly find a more efficient shorthand than to evoke the Trump famil…

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Broadway Grosses: David Byrne's American Utopia Breaks Box Office Record at Hudson Theatre by Broadway.com

American Utopia is filling houses and breaking records at Broadway's Hudson Theatre. The new theatrical experience from mastermind David Byrne reached a new peak over the past week's slate …

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Ms. Broadway February 2020: My Name is Lucy Barton's Laura Linney by JK

Just like our choice for Mr. Broadway this month, our Ms. Broadway is probably better known by the world at large for her TV and film work in such shows as Frasier, Sully, and every iteratio…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Broadway Grosses w/e 2/2/2020 – Everything’s Comin’ Up Lucy

Last week grosses dipped by 6% coming in at $26M. Nearly all shows experienced slight losses over the previous week as we reach deeper into winter. Attendance and average ticket price fell b…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Exclusive: Listen to Laura Linney Read the Audiobook of My Name Is Lucy Barton by Diep Tran

If you can't make it to Broadway to see four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney perform in My Name Is Lucy Barton, you're in luck! The audiobook of the one-woman play by Rona Munro, based on…

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Saturday, February 1, 2020
Thursday, January 30, 2020

Tonys Announce Second Set of Rulings for 2019-2020 Season: Three Inheritance Stars Deemed Leads & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on January 30 for the second time this season to confirm the eligibility status of 11 Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing's 2020 T…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee makes second round of determinations by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the second time this season to discuss eligibility of 11 Broadway productions.  The productions discussed were “The Great Society,” “S…

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Laura Linney keeps finding new ways to play one of her greatest roles by David Canfield

Lucy Barton is a woman of many lives. A writer reeling from a traumatic childhood, she emerged in Elizabeth Strout’s Booker Prize-nominated 2016 novel My Name Is Lucy Barton. In 2018, Rona…

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

My Name Is Lucy Barton by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Laura Linney is never one to avoid a challenge. When she last appeared at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre she was alternating in the roles of “Regina” and “Birdie…

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Broadway Grosses: Innovative West Side Story Revival Draws Full Houses in Previews by Broadway.com

The fresh Broadway revival of West Side Story is nearing hit status, and it hasn't even reached opening night. The exciting new take on the classic musical from director Ivo van Hove has p…

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

This Week on Broadway for January 26, 2020: A Soldier’s Play by James Marino

Jena Tesse Fox, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Robbie Rozelle’s upcoming final (for now) show at 54 Below, Happy Birthday Celia Keenan Bolger, and Margo Lion passing away…

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

What the Constitution Means to Me still vital and incisive at the Mark Taper Forum: Review by Maureen Lee Lenker

For centuries, women’s pain has been deemed the only narrative worthy of storytelling. Whether in gonzo revenge fantasy or prestige drama, if we’re not suffering, it’s not worthy of se…

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Friday, January 24, 2020

The Woman in Black is full of jumps and scares — in the most delightful way: Review by Breanne L. Heldman

There was an old woman all skin and bones… Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh… So began my favorite song in music class throughout elementary school. The song ends with a loud “Boo!” meant to scare …

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

My Name Is Lucy Barton ****, The Woman In Black **1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward January 23, 2019: Adapting a novel to the stage is a tricky business. A play needs to have a central action  executed within a playing time of a few hours while a nov…

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My Name is Lucy Barton ***** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg January 23, 2019: Laura Linney, truly an elixir of stage chemistry, commands a full 90-minutes of storytelling in the Manhattan Theatre Club’s production, My Name is…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Watch Laura Linney in Two Short Scenes From Her Hit Broadway Solo Play My Name Is Lucy Barton

Get a glimpse of Laura Linney in the new one-person play My Name Is Lucy Barton.

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Review: Laura Linney in ‘My Name is Lucy Barton’ by Matthew Wexler

Laura Linney stars in a solo play about a woman's reconciliation with her mother during an extended hospital stay. Directed by Richard Eyre. The post Review: Laura Linney in ‘My Name is L…

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

A Star Turn by Laura Linney: “My Name Is Lucy Barton” by Philip

It seems that one-actor stage presentations have increased in number over the past decade or so. And as critical attention to them has grown with that proliferation, the quality level has ri…

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Broadway Box Office Keeps Warm At $30M; ‘Oklahoma!’, ‘Slave Play’ Leave On High Notes by Greg Evans

Broadway settled into its new winter clothes last week, with recent arrivals My Name Is Lucy Barton, Grand Horizons and A Soldier’s Play padding the roster as Oklahoma! and Slave Play join…

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My Name is Lucy Barton - starring Laura Linney by Oscar E. Moore

As the lyric from Superstar states “Loneliness is such a sad affair.” We listen. Some with empathy. Some without.

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MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON – Laura Linney remembers by Oscar E Moore

  O ye of little patience.  Ye who do not appreciate the written words of Rona Munro who has adapted Elizabeth Strout’s 2016 bestseller My Name is Lucy Barton featuring two extremely com…

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

This Week on Broadway for January 19, 2020: My Name is Lucy Barton by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Jan Simpson talk about My Name is Lucy Barton, Miss America’s Ugly Daughter, How to Load a Musket, Timon of Athens, and Jagged Little Pill This Week on Br…

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Haunting memories of a troubled past in ‘My Name Is Lucy Barton’ at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Deb Miller

Is it ever truly possible to escape the pain and turmoil of the past or will the disturbing memories always be there to haunt you and to impact your present life? That’s the issue at hand …

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“My Name is Lucy Barton” at the Manhattan Theatre Club by Richard Seff

There is a photo of Laura Linney on the cover of this play’s Playbill—a photo that is luminous and wistful and wise. Her eyes are focused on the distance outside the frame; her lips are …

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