Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Jaja's African Hair Braiding Will Be Produced in Three Regional Hubs Across the US by Hayley Levitt

Jaja's African Hair Braiding, which had an extended Broadway run with Manhattan Theatre Club in fall 2023, will travel to three theatrical hubs across the country. Performances begin Septemb…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:06PM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Sondheim Revue Old Friends, Starring Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga, to Open on Broadway by Darryn King

The Sondheim revue Stephen Sondheim's Old Friends, starring Tony winners Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga, is coming to Broadway as part of the Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2024-25 season. M…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:06PM

Bernadette Peters & Lea Salonga To Headline New Sondheim Broadway Revue ‘Old Friends’; Pre-Broadway Staging Set For L.A. by Greg Evans

The Broadway premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends starring Bernadette Peters and Lea Salonga will begin previews March 25, 2025, in a Manhattan Theatre Club production at the Samuel …

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:56AM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Rachel McAdams Begins Her Debut Broadway Run in Amy Herzog's Mary Jane by Darryn King

Mary Jane, starring Rachel McAdams in her Broadway debut, begins performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 2, with an official opening set for April 23. The play is written by …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:02AM
Thursday, March 21, 2024

Rachel McAdams and the Broadway Cast of Mary Jane Bring a Familiar World to the Stage by Hayley Levitt

Amy Herzog’s Mary Jane begins its limited Broadway run at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 2. The play will mark film star Rachel McAdams’ Broadway debut as…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:12AM
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Two-Time Tony Nominee Kara Young Joins The Apiary for Final Week Off-Broadway by Hayley Levitt

Two-time Tony nominee Kara Young will join the cast of Kate Douglas' The Apiary for its final week of performances from February 28 through March 3 at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theater. Yo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:02PM
Thursday, February 1, 2024

April Matthis, Susan Pourfar and More Join Rachel McAdams on Broadway in Mary Jane by Darryn King

The complete cast is set for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Mary Jane, starring Rachel McAdams in her Broadway debut. Directed by Anne Kauffman, the show begins performances…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:06PM

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…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:21AM
Friday, January 19, 2024
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.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 06:58PM

Prayer for the French Republic Gets Final Broadway Extension Into March by Logan Culwell-Block

The Joshua Harmon play opened January 9 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre via Manhattan Theatre Club.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

Prayer for the French Republic Adds Two More Weeks to Its Broadway Run by Broadway.com

Joshua Harmon's Prayer for the French Republic, running at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, will now offer performances through March 3, extending beyond its previously …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Broadway’s Prayer for the French Republic Rejoices with Heartbreak and Humor on Opening Night by Hayley Levitt

This week, The Broadway Show celebrates the opening of Joshua Harmon’s family drama Prayer for the French Republic, a Manhattan Theatre Club production directed by Tony Award winner David …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:18PM
Saturday, January 13, 2024

VIDEO: Watch a New Commercial for PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, Now Open on Broadway

Watch the new commercial for Prayer for the French Republic, now running at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:43PM
Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Photos: Stars Turn Out For Opening Night of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Prayer for the French Republic has officially opened on Broadway! The play opened last night, January 9, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Broadway…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:07PM

'Where's The Lightning Bolt!?': Inside the Broadway Opening of Joshua Harmon's Prayer for the French Republic by Margaret Hall

The Manhattan Theatre Club production opened January 9 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:32PM

Photos: The Cast and Creatives of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Walk the Opening Night Red Carpet

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Prayer for the French Republic has officially opened on Broadway! The play opened last night, January 9, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Broadway…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:36AM

Photos: The Cast of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Takes Opening Night Bows

The Broadway premiere of Prayer For the French Republic is open now! The Manhattan Theatre Club production officially opened last night, January 9, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Broadw…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:34AM
Tuesday, January 9, 2024

‘Prayer for the French Republic’ Review: A Three-Hour Lesson in Recent History That Never Takes Flight by Gordon Cox

At first blush, the three-hour runtime of “Prayer for the French Republic,” playing at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on Broadway, seems appropriate. Though it obviously does not exist s…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:00PM

‘Prayer For The French Republic’ Broadway Review: The Sweep Of History, The Intimacy Of Family by Greg Evans

Recent events in Gaza could lead some to view Joshua Harmon’s blistering, funny and heartbreaking Prayer for the French Republic as uncannily prophetic, but let’s not give the playwright…

SOURCE: Deadline at 10:00PM

Reviews: What Do Critics Think of Prayer for the French Republic on Broadway? by Molly Higgins, Logan Culwell-Block

The Manhattan Theatre Club production opened January 9 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 08:45PM
Friday, January 5, 2024

MARY JANE Starring Rachel McAdams Sets Opening Date at Manhattan Theatre Club

Mary Jane, starring Rachel McAdams, has set its opening night date of April 23, following previously announced previews that begin on April 2 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedma…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:59AM
Monday, December 18, 2023

Prayer for the French Republic Extends on Broadway by Darryn King

The Broadway transfer of Prayer for the French Republic, written by Joshua Harmon and directed by David Cromer, will play through February 18, 2024, adding two weeks to its intially schedule…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM
Thursday, December 7, 2023

Betsy Aidem and the Prayer for the French Republic Cast on Tackling Big Questions on Broadway by Darryn King

On December 19, Prayer for the French Republic begins its Broadway run at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Telling the interconnected stories of a Jewish couple in 1940s…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:06PM
Saturday, December 2, 2023

Photos: The Cast of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Meets the Press

The cast of the Broadway premiere of Prayer for the French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer at the Samuel J. Friedma…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:30AM
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Photos: Inside the 2023 Manhattan Theatre Club Fall Benefit With Christine Baranski, Nathan Lane, Sarah Jessica Parker, and More!

Manhattan Theatre Club hosted its 2023 Fall Benefit on Monday, November 13. The evening began at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) with an advance screening of the …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:10AM
Monday, November 13, 2023

Final casting announced for Broadway bow of ‘Prayer for the French Republic’ by Michael Abourizk

The Joshua Harmon play will open Jan. 9 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 04:28PM
Thursday, October 12, 2023

Broadway Review: “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding” at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (Currently On) by David Roberts

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting a new Broadway production entitled “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding” penned by Jocelyn Bioh at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Ms. Bioh has set her dr…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 05:48PM

Jaja’s African Hair Braiding Adds Two More Weeks To Run by Ruthie Fierberg

Jaja’s African Hair Braiding has received a second extension. The new comedy, playing Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, will now run through November 19. Jaja’s was …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:37PM
Friday, October 6, 2023

Community, comedy, and crisis in ‘Jaja’s African Hair Braiding’ at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre by Deb Miller

In the world premiere of Jaja’s African Hair Braiding, a production of Manhattan Theatre Club playing a limited engagement at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, Ghanaian-American playwright J…

SOURCE: dctheaterarts.org at 05:07PM
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Review Roundup: JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING Opens On Broadway

Jaja’s African Hair Braiding opens tonight at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Read the reviews!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:07PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards