Thursday, June 20, 2024

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Three More World Premieres for 2024-25 Season by Darryn King

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced three more world premieres for the off-Broadway stage in its upcoming 2024-25 season. MTC will produce Dakar 2000 written by Pulitzer finalist Rajiv Jose…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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‘Prayer for the French Republic,’ ‘Appropriate’ Among Tony Nominees Tackling Antisemitism, Racism and More Social Issues by Gordon Cox

Live theater always reflects the moment in which it’s presented, but this season, Broadway charged head-on into the politics of today with unusual force: A play that directly addressed ant…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:05PM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

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…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Get Ready for the 2024 Tony Awards 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 …

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First-Time Tony Nominees: Betsy Aidem of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC by

Betsy Aidem reflects on the treasure of being a "late bloomer" and the "complete surprise" of being honored with her first Tony Award nomination at age 66 for her performance in PRAYER FOR T…

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Tony First-Timers: Far from Blush and Bashful, Prayer for the French Republic's Betsy Aidem Treasures Being a 'Late Bloomer' by Kathy Henderson

Exactly 40 years ago, Betsy Aidem talked her way into John Malkovich’s now legendary off-Broadway production of Balm in Gilead alongside future stars Laurie Metcalf, Gary Sinise and Terry …

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Friday, May 24, 2024

Prayer for the French Republic | 2024 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

In 1944, a Jewish couple in Paris desperately awaits news of their missing family. More than 70 years later, the couple’s great-grandchildren find themselves facing the same question as th…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

2024 Tony Award Nominations Announced by

Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jesse Tyler Ferguson have announced nominees for six categories of the 2024 Tony Award nominees this morning live from Sofitel New York. The full announcement …

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Thursday, April 18, 2024

Betsy Aidem (‘Prayer for the French Republic’) on Marcelle’s impossible choice: ‘I had nowhere to go but everywhere’ [Exclusive Video Interv by Sam Eckmann

During a pivotal moment in Joshua Harmon’s “Prayer for the French Republic,” Betsy Aidem desperately asks where she can take her family “to feel safe.” The question reverberates th…

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Monday, March 25, 2024

Dead Outlaw Trailer: New Off-Broadway Musical From Creators of The Band's Visit by TheaterMania

Directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer (The Band’s Visit, Prayer for the French Republic), Dead Outlaw was conceived by Tony Award winner David Yazbek (The Band’s Visit, Dirty Rotten…

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Sunday, March 3, 2024

Joshua Harmon's Prayer for the French Republic Completes Extended Broadway Run March 3 by Logan Culwell-Block

David Cromer directs the Manhattan Theatre Club production, an Off-Broadway transfer.

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Sunday, February 11, 2024

Prayer for the French Republic by Elyse Trevers

Towards the end of “A Prayer for The French Republic,” the latest play by Josh Harmon, Grandpa Pierre (played by Richard Masur) asks his family “Why do they hate us?” Then follows a …

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Monday, February 5, 2024

David Cromer Juggles Directing and Acting In Some Of This Season’s Most Exciting Work by Harry Haun

"I learn more about directing while acting and more about acting while directing," says David Cromer, who directed 'Prayer for the French Republic' on Broadway and is currently appearing in …

SOURCE: The New York Observer at 05:06PM
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Photos: Bill and Hillary Clinton Visit PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC

The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre recently welcomed a couple of very special guests! Former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, who will produce Suffs on Broadway later this season, pos…

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Saturday, January 27, 2024

Good and Bad Reminders of the Holocaust Are on Show in "Our Class" and "White Rose" by Jan Simpson

Today is International Holocaust Memorial Day, which was created to commemorate the six million Jews and others who were systematically slaughtered by the Nazis. But New York theater makers …

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Thursday, January 25, 2024

Public Obscenities by Jk Clarke

Theater Review by Samuel L. Leiter . . . . Plays running three hours or longer generally tend to deal with big issues, often spread out over large swathes of time. Think, for example, of Ang…

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Theater Is a 'Place of Healing' for Prayer for the French Republic's Anthony Edwards by Darryn King

Anthony Edwards has a couple of seriously iconic screen roles to his name. The actor played “Goose” in the 1986 action film Top Gun and Dr. Mark Greene in the long-running medical drama…

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The Broadway Show: Anthony Edwards on PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC by

Host Tamsen Fadal catches up with Anthony Edwards, who continues his love affair with Broadway in the cast of Joshua Harmon's PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC. Get tickets to PRAYER FOR THE F…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:24AM
Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Catch Up With Doubt Stars Tyne Daly and Liev Schreiber, Anthony Edwards, & More on The Broadway Show by

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, you can watch the episode's YouTube premiere at 5PM ET on Wednesday, January 24. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this …

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The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 1/27/24 - Anthony Edwards, Liev Schreiber and More by

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, you can watch the episode's YouTube premiere at 5PM ET on Wednesday, January 24. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this ep…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

No one argues like Broadway’s Joshua Harmon by Ruthie Fierberg

With “Prayer for the French Republic,” the playwright’s ability to articulate multiple opinions with equal passion is on full display.

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Monday, January 22, 2024

Our Class ****1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter January 22, 2024: Just a little more than a week ago I reviewed the Broadway production of Josh Harmon’s Prayer for the French Republic, a searing drama about conte…

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Interview: Francis Benhamou on Her 'Self-Exploratory Journey' in PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC on Broadway

In this exclusive interview, Francis Benhamou shares her excitement and deep connection to 'Prayer for the French Republic' on Broadway. Learn about her personal journey, the significance of…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:20PM
Sunday, January 21, 2024

This Week on Broadway for January 21, 2024: The Whole of Time by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk about Prayer For The French Republic (Peter’s review), The Whole of Time @ Torn Page, and The Perfect Game. In the news, we discus…

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Friday, January 19, 2024

Today on Broadway: Friday, Jan. 19, 2024 - BroadwayRadio

'Prayer for the French Republic' Announces Final Extension. ...

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Prayer for the French Republic ****, All the Devils Are Here: **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward January 19, 2024: In the two years since it premiered at Manhattan Theater Club’s City Center stage Off-Broadway in 2022, Joshua Harmon’s moving, funny and challengi…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:34AM

Today on Broadway: Friday, Jan. 19, 2024 by Matt Tamanini

‘Prayer for the French Republic’ Extends for Final Time, Dueling London ‘Oedipi,’ Cuask to Lead New Musical Presentation “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, po…

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Thursday, January 18, 2024

‘Prayer for the French Republic’ announces second extension by Michael Abourizk

The Joshua Harmon play opened on Jan. 9 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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