Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Pulitzer Finalist Playwright Will Eno Signs With ICM Partners by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Playwright Will Eno, whose credits include Broadway’s The Realistic Joneses and the Pulitzer Prize finalist Thom Pain (Based on Nothing), has signed with ICM Partners for repre…

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Mr. Broadway November 2020: The Minutes' Tracy Letts by JK

Due to some technical issues throughout November, we're going to do a little catch up this week. Thank you, 2020. Unlike Ms. November, I've never seen any of Mr. November's performance. Ev…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part II by JK

Earlier this week, we continued our Best of the Decade series with the first twelve Up and Comers of Broadway who came to our attention over the past ten seasons. Today, we give you the ot…

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Theatre Review: ‘The Realistic Joneses’ at Spooky Action Theater by Mary Ann Johnson

People can be fragile. Marriages can be fragile. Life is fragile. These are the themes of this multi-layered lovely little work about two couples who happen to be named Jones. One couple are…

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Review: Spooky Action cast revels in the wit and profundity of Will Eno’s The Realistic Joneses. by Tim Treanor

There is out there, and then there is Will Eno. An interviewer once asked him one of those personality-in-a-nutshell questions. If you could pick any superpower for yourself, he asked the pl…

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Playwright Will Eno talks about ‘The Realistic Joneses’ at Spooky Action Theater by Celia Wren

By turns wry and sober, the play is a riff on marriage and the awareness of death.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

‘Feels like no other venue enriches its audiences so much’: THE REALISTIC JONESES – Bath ★★★★ by Kris Hallett

There is a sadness behind the sitcom-like deadpan of Will Eno’s The Realistic Joneses that keeps its audience gripped while still holding it one step removed.

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Friday, February 14, 2020

The Realistic Joneses review at Ustinov Studio, Bath – ‘reflective, witty, unsettling’ by Jeremy Brien

When Deborah Warner takes over as artistic director of Bath’s Ustinov Studio in the autumn, she will inherit an enviable reputation for

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Cynthia Erivo & More Stage Stars Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Nominations are here for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, honoring the best acting work in television and on film. A slew of stage stars fill out the list of nominees for the awar…

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Andréa Burns on Why The Rose Tattoo Resonates Today and Her New Character in the Upcoming West Side Story Movie by Caitlin Moynihan

Andréa Burns is getting ready to open The Rose Tattoo, which marks her seventh Broadway production. The Roundabout Theatre Company production is set to officially open at the American Airli…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Tickets Are Now on Sale for The Rose Tattoo Starring Marisa Tomei by

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Broadway revival of Tennesse Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Oscar winner Marisa Tomei will star in the Roundabout Theatre Company …

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Marisa Tomei Sets Broadway Return in The Rose Tattoo by Andy Lefkowitz

Marisa Tomei is returning to Broadway. The Oscar-winning screen star and acclaimed stage veteran will lead a new revival of Tennessee Williams' Tony-winning 1951 play The Rose Tattoo. Trip…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

“All My Sons” Roundabout Theater Co. at the American Airlines Theater. Opened April 22, 2019. Ends June 23, 2019 by Simon Saltzman

Tracy Letts and Annette Bening   (photo credit: Joan Marcus) What irony there is having productions of Arthur Miller’s excellent emotions-extracting drama “All My Sons” emerge with a…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Can’t Keep Up: A Review of The Realistic Joneses at Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit by Ben Kaye

The latest from wordsmith Will Eno concerns the limitations of language.

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Friday, January 18, 2019

At Theater Wit, 'The Realistic Joneses' come to terms with the horrors of life by Chris Jones

Everyone is named Jones in Will Eno’s “The Realistic Joneses,” which I last saw on Broadway in 2014 in a production starring Michael C. Hall, Marisa Tomei, Tracy Letts and Toni Collett…

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Chicago theater openings Jan. 18-24

Friday “Evil Dead: the Musical”: A group of college kids go to a cabin in the woods for spring break. Through Feb. 16 at Pride Arts Center — The Broadway, 4139 N. Broadway; www.blackbu…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit Present Chicago premiere of “THE REALISTIC JONESES” by Michael J. Roberts

 Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit are pleased to present the Chicago premiere of Will Eno’s heartbreaking new comedy THE REALISTIC [...] The post …

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Shattered Globe and Theater Wit set cast for 'The Realistic Joneses' by Kt Hawbaker

On Monday, Shattered Globe Theatre and Theater Wit announced casting for the Chicago premiere of Will Eno’s “The Realistic Joneses.” It will be directed by Theater Wit artistic directo…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Signature's THOM PAIN (BASED ON NOTHING), Starring Michael C. Hall, Begins Performances Tonight by Stephanie Wild

Signature Theatre's production of Thom Pain based on nothing, by Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno and directed by Obie Award-winner Oliver Butler, begins performances tonight. Mi…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Michael C. Hall to Star in THOM PAIN at Signature Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Golden Globe Award-winner Michael C. Hall 'Dexter,' 'Six Feet Under,' The Realistic Joneses will play the title role of Thom Pain in the Signature Theatre Paige Evans, Artistic Director Haro…

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Michael C. Hall to Star in Thom Pain (based on nothing) at Off-Broadway's Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Emmy nominee and stage alum Michael C. Hall has been cast in Signature Theatre's upcoming new staging of Obie winner Will Eno's acclaimed work Thom Pain (based on nothing).…

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

THE REALISTIC JONESES • Rebel And Misfits Productions by Andrea

When Bob (Alan Knoll) and Jennifer (Laurie McConnell) meet their new neighbors, John (Isaiah Di Lorenzo) and Pony (Kelly Hummert), it would seem the only thing they have in common is the las…

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

Rebel and Misfits Productions tackles mortality with 'The Realistic Joneses'

Seriocomic play is change of pace for Will Eno.

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Shattered Globe Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature a new stage adaptation of “Crime and Punishment” and the Chicago premiere of “The Realistic Joneses.”

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Broadway Veteran Michael C. Hall Will Star in Eight-Episode Netflix Mystery Series Safe by

Michael C. Hall will lead the cast of the new eight-episode TV drama Safe, according to Deadline. Created by best-selling author Harlan Coben and written by Danny Brocklehurst, the…

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Monday, May 1, 2017

The Realistic Joneses by Arts Review

A lovely thing about The Realistic Joneses is the apparent simplicity of its design, sophistication not so much hidden as not having attention drawn to it. Gregory Clarke’s stage is a smal…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

The Realistic Joneses by Arts Review

A wry comedy about two suburban couples who have more in common than just their identical homes and the same last name, Red Stitch Theatre presents the Australian premiere of Will Eno’s T…

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

‘American playwriting is back on a roll’: Aaron Posner’s Stupid F–ing Bird is ‘theatrically illuminating’ by Robert Cushman

Robert Cushman: This Toronto season has brought us John, Father Comes Home from the Wars, The Realistic Joneses and now this. American playwriting is back on a roll

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Tracy Letts' The Minutes Will Transfer to Broadway Following Steppenwolf World Premiere by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Tracy Lett’s latest play, The Minutes, will head to Broadway this spring. The announcement from producer Scott Rudin comes hot off the heels of the off-Broadway opening nig…

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Friday, December 30, 2016

Best of Stage 2016

2016 total: 156 Shows (though 9 of those were for Come From Away, another 3 for Groundhog Day and a few other repeats).Saw less in New York than usual, but saw my first non-English show with…

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

In Will Eno’s The Realistic Joneses, American family drama meets the Theatre of the Absurd by Robert Cushman

Robert Cushman: This isn’t one of those American plays in which family members yell at one another while pulling skeletons out of cupboards

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