Friday, May 29, 2020

2020 Drama Desk Award Predictions by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward May 29, 2020: Normally at this time of year, I would be making Tony and Drama Desk Award predictions. But the Tonys have been indefinitely postponed due to the Coronav…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Larry Kramer: a titan of gay rights and literature whose prophecies live on by Matthew Lopez

The award-winning writer of The Inheritance pays tribute to the life and works of the acclaimed author and activist who died at the age of 84 Larry Kramer, groundbreaking author and Aids ac…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Watch The Sentinels, a new 9/11 play by Matthew Lopez by New York Theater

  Katrina Lenk, Jane Alexander and Denée Benton portray 9/11 widows in this half hour play by Matthew Lopez, a radical departure in running time from his Broadway debut play The Inheritanc…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Katrina Lenk, Jane Alexander & More Set for Reading of Matthew Lopez's The Sentinels by Lindsey Sullivan

MCC Theater will present the one-act play The Sentinels, written by The Inheritance scribe Matthew Lopez, as part of their new Live Labs: One Acts on May 20 at 5:30PM ET. The reading will be…

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Some Like It Hot Musical to Hit Broadway in the Fall of 2021; Cancels Chicago Run by Lindsey Sullivan

The new musical based on the 1959 comedy classic Some Like It Hot will not receive its previously announced world premiere at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre is the spring. Instead, the p…

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‘Some Like It Hot’ Broadway Musical Sets Fall 2021 World Premiere; Chicago Engagement Canceled by Greg Evans

Some Like It Hot, a planned stage musical based on the great 1959 Billy Wilder comedy, has set its sights on a Fall 2021 Broadway opening, producers announced today. The staging would mark t…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Catch The Inheritance's Jonathan Burke, Harry Potter's Nathan Salstone, and More on Pete(HER)Pan Broadcast by Olivia Clement

The production, which features actors performing from their self-isolation locations, is from Musicals From Home.

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal, David Alan Grier, Jonathan Groff Among New York’s Drama League Award Nominees – Complete List by Greg Evans

The Inheritance, Sea Wall/A Life, Slave Play and Girl From The North Country are among the Broadway nominees of this year’s Drama League Awards, along with a significant shows of Off Broad…

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Matthew Lopez to Join THEMFEST Today for a Q&A

Matthew Lopez (The Inheritance) will join Themfest today, Friday, April 10 (National Youth HIV/Aids Awareness Day) at 4pm ET for a Q&A on them.'s Instagram Live!

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

Pulitzer Prizes postponed, but not for long, so what will win for drama: ‘The Inheritance,’ ‘A Strange Loop’ …? by Sam Eckmann

The Pulitzer Prizes join a slew of other awards bodies that have now postponed their kudos thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully, this highly esteemed group isn’t going to…

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Tony Winner John Benjamin Hickey Shares His Coronavirus Experience & The Future of Plaza Suite by Lindsey Sullivan

In addition to binge-watching Babylon Berlin ("I'm obsessed. I am actually starting to irritate my friends."), John Benjamin Hickey has been spending his time at home recovering. The Tony wi…

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The Inheritance star and Plaza Suite director John Benjamin Hickey checks in with Paul Wontorek from home.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Tylwyth (Kin) review – crowd-pleasing Cardiff drama revisits old friends by Gareth Llŷr Evans

Sherman theatre, Cardiff Daf James follows up his sensational 2010 play Llwyth with a return to its characters a decade on Daf James’s Llwyth (Tribe), first staged in 2010, was a sensation…

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Why Was The Inheritance Closing So Quickly?

The work had been deemed a successor to Angels in America, but maybe expectations were the problem.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Welcomes THE INHERITANCE Star Samuel H. Levine

The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales: welcomes Samuel H. Levine of Broadway's The Inheritance. This Brooklyn, NY native is making his Broadway debut at 24, playing two different characters.

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Geffen Playhouse Season to Include West Coast Bow of The Inheritance Plus Bryan Cranston's Directorial Debut by Andy Lefkowitz

Matthew Lopez's The Inheritance may be concluding its Broadway run this weekend, but audiences will soon get the chance to experience the Olivier-winning two-part drama out west. The new p…

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Bryan Cranston to Make Theatrical Directorial Debut as Part of New Geffen Season

In addition, Matthew Lopez's The Inheritance will make its West Coast debut.

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Bryan Cranston to Make Directorial Debut With THE INHERITANCE at Geffen Playhouse; 2020/21 Season Announced

Geffen Playhouse today announced six productions that will make up the 2020/2021 season in its Gil Cates and Audrey Skirball Kenis Theaters, with two additional productions to be announced. …

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The Inheritance, Bryan Cranston Directing, More Set for Geffen Playhouse’s 2020–2021 Season by Dan Meyer

A Samuel Baum-Darko Tresjnak collaboration and a Jo Bonney-helmed play are also on tap for the Los Angeles venue.

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The Inheritance, Bryan Cranston, More Set for Geffen Playhouse’s 2020–2021 Season by Dan Meyer

A Samuel Baum-Darko Tresjnak collaboration and a Jo Bonney-helmed play are also on tap for the Los Angeles venue.

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What Lois Smith Learned From the Greats by Variety

The actress, now in "The Inheritance," on the lessons of Elia Kazan, Lee Strasberg, and more.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Some Like It Hot Musical, by Matthew Lopez, Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, Sets Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

A new musical comedy based on the 1959 Golden Globe-winning film Some Like It Hot will receive its world premiere at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre next spring. Tony winner Casey Nichola…

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Final Bow: Andrew Burnap Describes His Indescribable Time With The Inheritance

Matthew Lopez's two-part, cross-generational drama plays its final performance at the Barrymore Theatre on March 15.

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‘Some Like It Hot’ Musical Sets Chicago Pre-Broadway Engagement by Greg Evans

The Marc Shaiman-Scott Wittman stage musical adaptation of Some Like It Hot will make its pre-Broadway debut next March in Chicago, with, as previously announced, Tony Award-winner Casey Nic…

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New Some Like It Hot Musical Sets 2021 World Premiere in Chicago by Ryan McPhee

The musical will feature a book by The Inheritance playwright Matthew Lopez and a score by Smash duo Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Broadway Grosses: New Frozen Stars Let the Sun Shine On by

After almost two years on Broadway, original cast members Patti Murin and Caissie Levy exited the hit musical Frozen on February 16. The beloved stars were replaced by the equally dazzling…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - March 2nd - GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY & MOCKINGBIRD Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Girl From The North Country (7.08%), Mean Girls (1.83%), Ain't Too Proud (1.73%), Beetlejuice (1.36%) and West Side Story (1.27%). The top grow…

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Friday, February 28, 2020 #LiveatFive with Andrew Burnap of The Inheritance by

Andrew Burnap stops by HQ to chat about The Inheritance and more with Paul Wontorek.

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'It's Been the Greatest Gift of My Life': Andrew Burnap Gets Ready to Say Goodbye to The Inheritance by Diep Tran

Andrew Burnap is currently making his Broadway debut in The Inheritance, Matthew Lopez’s two-part, 6.5-hour play about the effects of the AIDS epidemic on modern gay life. Burnap plays one…

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The Inheritance Star Andrew Burnap’s 11 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Performances by Laurie Metcalf, Kevin Kline, Mark Strong, and more are favorites of the star of the Matthew Lopez drama.

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