Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'The Shipment': Young Jean Lee's play about racism has only gotten stronger and more uncomfortable by Kerry Reid

Years before she put herself in the world of “Straight White Men” (the play that gave her the distinction of being the first Asian-American playwright to get a Broadway production), Youn…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Straight White Men Ends Run With Best Week on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Playwright Young Jean Lee made history as the first Asian-American female playwright to be produced on Broadway with a production featuring Armie Hammer and Josh Charles.

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Broadway Box Office Droops To $29M; ‘Straight White Men’ Signs Off by Greg Evans

Bernhardt/Hamlet and The Nap braved the summer heat with Broadway previews last week as overall box office dropped about 8% to $29.5 million. Attendance for the 31 productions running durin…

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Broadway Grosses: Audiences Explore Fall Offerings Bernhardt/Hamlet & The Nap by Lindsey Sullivan

It's not just the sudden chill in the Theatre District air: fall has arrived on the Great White Way with the beginning of preview performances for Bernhardt/Hamlet and The Nap. Audiences…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - September 10th - Head Over Heels and Play That Goes Wrong Top Growth! by Jeff Vizcaino

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels 1.79, Anastasia 0.98, Mean Girls 0.87, My Fair Lady 0.85 and Gettin' The Band Back Together 0.79.The top growing current Broadw…

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Sunday, September 9, 2018

STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Takes Final Broadway Bow Today by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Straight White Men will conclude its limited run today, September 9. The play began previews at the Hayes Theater 240 West 44th Street on Friday, June 2…

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Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men Plays Final Performance on Broadway September 9 by Olivia Clement

The Second Stage production wraps up its limited engagement at the Hayes Theater.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

When Straight White Men Dance by Brian Seibert

In Young Jean Lee’s play, with choreography by Faye Driscoll, dance is a way for characters to repair relationships and communicate with one another.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Remains a Record-Breaking Summer Hit by Broadway.com

Labor Day theatergoers couldn't get enough of Pretty Woman: The Musical, the new tuner that has been packing in crowds and breaking records since performances began in July. The stage mu…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Carousel, SpongeBob, Straight White Men & More by Eric King

New York theater audiences are gearing up to say goodbye to a new musical, an acclaimed revival, a Tony-winning dame and a slew of off-Broadway shows. Broadway.com rounded up the h…

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

VIDEO: On This Day, August 28- Happy Birthday, Armie Hammer! by Alexa Criscitiello

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of Golden Globe-nominatedactorArmie Hammerwho is currently making his Broadway debut in Second Stage's Straight White Men.

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Sets New House Record at Nederlander Theatre by Broadway.com

Just five weeks into its main-stem run, Pretty Woman: The Musical has yet again broken the box office record at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, grossing $1,155,322.00 during this past we…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Straight White Men *** by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg September 1, 2018:  Playwright, Young Jean Lee makes her Broadway debut with, Straight White Men, a comedy that has all the ingredients of a domestic sitcom. The setup, …

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Friday, August 24, 2018

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Jaclyn Biskup by Zack Calhoon

Jaclyn Biskup is a director and producer working in theatre, television, and film. She is the recipient of an Emmy and Peabody nomination for her work on the digital series, THE SECRET LIFE …

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Broadway Grosses: My Fair Lady Plays to Packed Houses at Vivian Beaumont Theater by Broadway.com

Lincoln Center Theater's acclaimed Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is delighting crowds at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The Tony-nominated production, starring …

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 20th - Pretty Woman and The Play That Goes Wrong Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Pretty Woman 16.35, Gettin' The Band Back Together 9.17, Head Over Heels 3.03, My Fair Lady 1.39 and The Band's Visit1.33. The top growing curr…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

What could be the hottest show on Broadway still lacks star power by Michael Riedel

Without a star above the title, it’s hard for a new American play to get to Broadway. That’s the number-one gripe that producers, agents, investors and actors have about the business. Ye…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

An Interview with Young Jean Lee by Victoria Myers

Straight White Men, which marks Young Jean Lee's Broadway debut, as well as the first time a play by an Asian woman has been produced on Broadway. Young Jean has been a staple of the downtow…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

The Broadway.com Show: Scribe Young Jean Lee Talks Straight White Men by Broadway.com

Get to know Young Jean Lee, the female playwright behind Straight White Men

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He Used to Move Pianos. Now He Moves Audiences. by Alexis Soloski

Stephen Payne, a longtime understudy, gets his first Broadway starring role in “Straight White Men.”

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

This Week on Broadway for August 12, 2018: Twelfth Night by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Twelfth Night @ Delacorte Theater, Wars of the Roses: Henry VI & Richard III @ HB Studio, Be More Chill @ Signature Center,…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Trans Performer Kate Bornstein Takes Audience Member's Heckling Gracefully in Stride by BroadwayWorld

Trans performer and activist Kate Bornstein is currently lighting up the Broadway stage with her electric energy in Second Stage's Straight White Men. Despite her unquestionable talent, howe…

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Straight White Men by David Kaufman

Given how physically playful the brothers are with each other--and with their father--"Straight White Men" is that rare play that even has a credited choreographer, Faye Driscoll. In additio…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Token Theatre Friends: Chilling With Summer Theatre by American Theatre Editors

This week, the Friends interview Joe Iconis about 'Be More Chill' and teenagers, and review the 'Twelfth Night' musical and 'Straight White Men.'

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Man on Mansplaining: ‘Straight White Men’ by Matthew Wexler

Young Jean Lee’s new play explores the dynamic between three brothers facing an existential crisis of race and entitlement.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Enjoy the End of Summer With Discounts to 15 Broadway Shows by Shoshy Ciment

Anastasia, Kinky Boots, Straight White Men, and more—now at a discounted rate!

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman Struts Its Stuff at the Box Office During Seven-Show Week by Lindsey Sullivan

Pretty Woman: The Musical opens at the Nederlander Theatre on August 16, and the stage adaptation of the 1990 rom-com favorite, which began performances on July 20, has been having a steady …

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 6th - Gettin' The Band and Boys In The Band Top Growth! by Alan Henry

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Gettin' The Band Back Together 11.66, Head Over Heels 10.81, Summer 3.04, My Fair Lady 2.78 and Beautiful 2.12.The top growing current Broadway…

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

This Week on Broadway for August 5, 2018: Head Over Heels by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Dave @ Arena Stage, Head Over Heels, Straight White Men, Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller @ Stage 42, …

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