Friday, May 29, 2020

VIDEO: Watch a Clip From Second Stage's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, Starring Josh Charles, Armie Hammer, Stephen Payne, and Paul Schneider

Second Stage has released a flashback clip from its 2018 production of Straight White Men! 

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Thursday, May 28, 2020
Friday, April 3, 2020

St. Louis Actors' Studio announces 2020-2021 season by Calvin Wilson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Offerings include 'Zoo Story,' 'Straight White Men,' 'Hand to God.'

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Straight White Men UK Premiere to star Charlie Condou, Kamari Romano and Kim Tatum by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Charlie Condou, Kamari Romeo and Kim Tatum are to star in the UK Premiere of Straight White Men by Young Jean Lee at Southwark Playhouse London. This post Straight White Men …

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Initial Casting Announced for U.K. Premiere of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Southwark Playhouse has announced the first round of casting for its upcoming staging of Young Jean Lee's drama Straight White Men. Steven Kunis will direct the U.K. premiere produc…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

We're Gonna Die Is an Uplifting Look at Mortality, with Songs by Diep Tran

During one moment in the off-Broadway play We’re Gonna Die, Janelle McDermoth sings the title song, which has the following lyrics: “I’m gonna die, I’m gonna die someday. Then I’ll…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Photo Coverage: Janelle McDermoth Gives Sneak Peek of WE'RE GONNA DIE

Second Stage Theater will soon present WE'RE GONNA DIE, a show performed by Janelle McDermoth (A Bronx Tale), will be part of the company's current 41st season. WE'RE GONNA DIE is written by…

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Armie Hammer returning to Broadway for Tracy Letts production The Minutes by Nick Romano

Armie Hammer is counting down the minutes to his next Broadway role. The actor behind Call Me By Your Name and Wounds has set his return trip to the stage for next year’s production of The…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Stephen Payne Joins The Young Man From Atlanta at Signature; Previews Delayed by Andy Lefkowitz

Stephen Payne has been added to the cast of Horton Foote's The Young Man from Atlanta at off-Broadway's Signature. Payne takes over for the previously announced Larry Pine in the role of Pe…

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Young Jean Lee's We're Gonna Die to Receive Off-Broadway Run with Second Stage; Janelle McDermoth Will Star by Andy Lefkowitz

Second Stage Theater has announced an off-Broadway staging of the acclaimed 2011 solo show We're Gonna Die by Young Jean Lee (Straight White Men), slated to play the Tony Kiser Theater this…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Vineyard Theatre Announces Casting for Is This a Room by Andy Lefkowitz

The full company of stars from the acclaimed world premiere staging of Tina Satter's Is This a Room has signed on to reprise their performances for the upcoming remount of the new play at…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Annual Tony nomination post by Linda

I don't post here very often anymore, except on Tony nomination day (or in this case, the day after). As a Drama Desk nominator, I've become more sensitive to the complexities of nominations…

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Broadway Season Ends. Tony Award Nominations Tomorrow: Which will be picked? #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

The Broadway 2018-2019 season has ended, and the New York theater award season is in high gear. The Tony nominations will be announced tomorrow. Here are the shows that opened on Broadway th…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

2018 - 2019: The Season That Was... by JK

With today's opening of Beetlejuice, the Broadway 2018 - 2019 is in the record books. Actually, the season doesn't officially end until May 26th, but unofficially, the Tony Awards cut off is…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Robert Franklin Neill by Zack Calhoon

Robert Franklin Neill is a writer, performer, director, and educator. He is a founding member of the New York Neo-Futurists. Rob continues to create with the NY Neos at the Kraine Theater, …

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Downtown Theater Finds Itself On Broadway (And Finds That It’s Not All That Different) by Artsjournal1

Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men, Taylor Mac’s Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me, Anais Mitchell’s Hadestown, Daniel Fish’s v…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Anna D. Shapiro to Direct Broadway-Bound Devil Wears Prada Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro has been named director of the Broadway-aimed new musical The Devil Wears Prada. The previously announced tuner, featuring a book by Paul Rudnick, music by Elton …

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

MTC Will Hold 'Trans Visibility In The Theatre' Panel, Following Performance of THE NAP by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club will Trans Visibility in the Theatre, a panel directly following the Sunday, November 4th matinee of The Nap. Come to an open discussion about increasing trans presenc…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings in 2018-2019 Season: Boys in the Band Is Deemed a Revival & More by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee met on October 18 for the first time this season to confirm the eligibility status of seven Broadway productions for the American Theatre Wing&#…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Theater Review: “Straight White Men” — Going Their Wobbly Way by Erik Nikander

Straight White Men features plenty of conflict, but most of this wrangling comes in the form of tiresome, repetitive familial bickering.

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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

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. 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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