Sunday, July 15, 2018

Young Jean Lee Leans Into the Uncomfortable With Her Broadway Debut Straight White Men by Olivia Clement

The writer is the first female Asian-American playwright produced on Broadway—and she’s making the most of it.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Backstage drama won’t stop Armie Hammer’s Broadway debut by Michael Riedel

What in the world is going on with Broadway’s “Straight White Men?” Young Jean Lee’s dark comedy, opening this month at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater, lost two of its leading men in…

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Still Non-Stop as Holiday Box Offices Boom by Lindsey Sullivan

The Fourth of July holiday was one for fireworks, burgers and, apparently, theatergoing. Productions including Aladdin, Frozen, The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Waitress, The…

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Broadway Box Office Slips; Recent Arrivals ‘Straight White Men’, ‘Head Over Heels’ Seek Footing by Greg Evans

With Bruce Springsteen still on a soon-to-end hiatus, competition from fireworks and two fledgling productions still getting their footing, Broadway box office was down about 11% for the wee…

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VIDEO: Armie Hammer Chats Making His Broadway Debut in STRAIGHT WHITE MEN on GMA by TV News Desk

Armie Hammer visits Good Morning America to discuss his upcoming film Sorry to Bother You and making his Broadway debut in Second Stage's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN. Check out the clip below

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Friday, July 6, 2018

Today on Broadway: Friday, July 6, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: More Turn Over at “Straight White Men,” Alumni to Return to Celebrate “Avenue Q,” and Watchinf the World Cup While at the Theatre! “Today on Broadway” is a daily,…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Stephen Payne Joins Broadway's Straight White Men; Denis Arndt Exits the Production by Caitlin Moynihan

Stephen Payne has joined the cast of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men as Ed, replacing Tony nominee Denis Arndt, who has left the production due to "creative differences.&qu…

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Stephen Payne to Replace Denis Arndt in STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by BroadwayWorld

Stephen Payne will assume the role of Ed in the Broadway production of Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. Mr. Payne is replacing Denis Arndt, who …

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‘Straight White Men’ recasts leading role for second time by Caitlin Huston

“Straight White Men” has replaced the actor in the role of Ed for the second time in its run. Stephen Payne will replace Denis Arndt in the role, as Arndt has left the production…

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Stephen Payne Replaces Last-Minute Addition Denis Arndt in Broadway’s Straight White Men by Ryan McPhee

Tony nominee Arndt stepped in for the initially announced Tom Skerritt before performances began.

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

July 2018 New York Theater Openings by New York Theater

Two shows are opening on Broadway in July — Young Jean Lee’s “Straight White Men,” which marks the Broadway debuts of Armie Hammer and Josh Charles, among others; and …

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Armie Hammer's Broadway Bow, Mamma Mia’s Big Screen Return, Puppies & More Save the Date Picks Heating Up July by Lindsey Sullivan

Summer is officially in full swing! On top of beach trips, barbecues and park picnics, there’s a slew of theatrical goings on to look forward to during the month of July. Tall glass of…

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Straight White Men, Starring Armie Hammer & Denis Arndt, Makes Broadway Premiere by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway premiere production of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men begins previews at the Hayes Theater on June 30. Anna D. Shapiro directs the production, scheduled to officially o…

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Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men Begins Previews on Broadway June 30 by Olivia Clement

Lee makes history as the first Asian-American woman playwright produced on Broadway.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Up on the Marquee: The 2018-19 Broadway Season Begins! by BroadwayWorld

The Tonys have come and gone, which means that the 2018-2019 Broadway season has already begun Sixteen shows are scheduled to open before the end of the year, including The Boys in the Band …

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Straight White Men Postpones First Broadway Preview by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway premiere of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men has shifted the start of preview performances. Initially scheduled to begin at the Hayes Theater on June 29 at 8:00pm, the ru…

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Second Stage Theater Postpones Start Of Previews For STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theater has postponed the start of previews of Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, to accommodate additional rehearsal time for new cast member Den…

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‘Straight White Men’ postpones first preview by Caitlin Huston

“Straight White Men” has postponed the date of their first preview by one day to allow additional rehearsal time for a cast member who joined the company earlier this week. The S…

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Straight White Men Delays Broadway Start by Ryan McPhee

The Second Stage production of Young Jean Lee's play has canceled its first two scheduled performances.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Armie Hammer, Young Jean Lee, and More on Bringing Straight White Men to a Broadway Audience by Ryan McPhee

The subversive exploration of privilege begins June 29 at the Hayes Theater.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Odds & Ends: Armie Hammer on Playing Rooster in Annie, Making His Broadway Debut in Straight White Men & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Straight White Men Star Armie Hammer on Playing Rooster in Annie & Making His Broadway Debut Armie Hammer won over mo…

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What Musical Theatre Role Was ‘the Peak’ of Armie Hammer’s Career? by Ruthie Fierberg

The Call Me By Your Name star reveals his theatre kid past ahead of his Broadway debut in Straight White Men.

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Denis Arndt to replace Tom Skerritt in ‘Straight White Men’ by Caitlin Huston

Denis Arndt will replace Tom Skerritt in the Broadway production of “Straight White Men,” a few days before the production is set to begin previews. Skerritt is departing the pr…

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Denis Arndt Joins Broadway's Straight White Men; Tom Skerritt Exits the Production by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony nominee Denis Arndt has joined the company of the upcoming Broadway premiere of Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men. Anna D. Shapiro directs the production, which begins prev…

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Denis Arndt Joins Straight White Men by Mark A. Robinson

Denis Arndt, Tony-nominee for his performance in the Broadway production of Heisenberg, has joined the cast of Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men. Arndt, who replaces Tom Skerritt who has…

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Denis Arndt Joins the Company of STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award nominee DENIS ARNDT Heisenberg has joined the company of the Broadway production of Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, STRAIGHT WHITE MENdirected by Anna D. Shapiro. Mr. Arndt will per…

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Denis Arndt Replaces Tom Skerritt in Straight White Men on Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Heisenberg Tony nominee steps in before performances begin June 29.

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Friday, June 22, 2018

The Broadway.com Show: Armie Hammer & More Explore Privilege & Identity in Straight White Men by Broadway.com

Armie Hammer and the company of Straight White Men get ready for their Broadway bow.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Odds & Ends: Ari'el Stachel, Kyle Selig & Heidi Blickenstaff to Present at 2018 Jimmy Awards & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Ari'el Stachel, Kyle Selig & Heidi Blickenstaff to Present at 2018 Jimmy Awards The Broadway League has announced…

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