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Lucas Hnath

Lucas Hnath   Biography Hnath grew up in Orlando, Florida. He moved to New York City in 1997 to study pre-med,[1] and then changed to dramatic writing at the Tisch School of the Arts, at New York University, earning a BFA in 2001, and an MFA in 2002.[2] He teaches at New York University. He […]

Bandstand

  Bandstand (musical) Bandstand is an original musical composed by Richard Oberacker with book and lyrics by Oberacker and Robert Taylor. [1] The musical tells the story of a mismatched band of military veterans who join together to compete in a national radio contest in New York City with a prize that will guarantee instant […]

The Little Foxes

The Little Foxes From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the play. For the article about the 1941 film adaptation, see The Little Foxes (film). The Little Foxes First edition (1939) Written by Lillian Hellman Characters Regina Giddens Horace Giddens Leo Hubbard Oscar Hubbard Date premiered February 15, 1939 (1939-02-15) Place premiered […]

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A Doll’s House Part 2

A Doll’s House, Part 2 A Doll’s House, Part 2 is a 2017 play written by Lucas Hnath. The play “picks up after Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House concludes”.[1]     Productions The play was commissioned by South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California where it was directed by Shelley Butler in April 2017.[2] The […]

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Gavin Creel

Gavin Creel Gavin James Creel (born April 18, 1976) is an American actor, singer and songwriter. Creel is best known for his work in musical theatre, for which he has received two Tony Award nominations—for originating the role of Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie and for his performance as Claude in Hair—and an Laurence Olivier […]

My Night with Reg

My Night with Reg From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search For the film, see My Night with Reg (film). My Night with Reg Written by Kevin Elyot Date premiered 31 March 1994 Place premiered Royal Court Theatre London Original language English Subject Witty drama about gay manners and morals in the age […]

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives […]

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The Little Mermaid

  The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid is a stage musical produced by Disney Theatrical, based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of the same name by Hans Christian Andersen about a mermaid who dreams of the world above the sea and gives up her voice to […]

The Student Prince

The Student Prince The Student Prince is an operetta in four acts with music by Sigmund Romberg and book and lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly. It is based on Wilhelm Meyer-Förster’s play Old Heidelberg. The piece has elements of melodrama but lacks the swashbuckling style common to Romberg’s other works. The plot is mostly faithful to […]

Richard III

Richard III Richard III is a historical play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1592. It depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of King Richard III of England.[1] The play is grouped among the histories in the First Folio and is most often classified as such. Occasionally, […]

Falsettos

Falsettos   Falsettos is a musical with a book by James Lapine and William Finn, and music and lyrics by Finn. The musical consists of March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, the last two installments in one trio of one-act Off-Broadway musicals (the first was In Trousers). The story involves Marvin, his ex-wife Trina, his […]

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh The Iceman Cometh is a play written by American playwright Eugene O’Neill[1] in 1939. First published in 1946,[1] the play premiered on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre on October 9, 1946, directed by Eddie Dowling, where it ran for 136 performances before closing on March 15, 1947. Characters Harry Hope – […]

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Arthur Laurents

Arthur Laurents Arthur Laurents (July 14, 1917 – May 5, 2011) was an American playwright, stage director and screenwriter. Partner Tom Hatcher  (1954–2006; Hatcher’s death)[2]   After writing scripts for radio shows after college and then training films for the U.S. Army during World War II, Laurents turned to writing for Broadway, producing a body of work […]

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Fences

Fences Fences is a 1985 play by American playwright August Wilson. Set in the 1950s, it is the sixth in Wilson’s ten-part “Pittsburgh Cycle”. Like all of the “Pittsburgh” plays, Fences explores the evolving African-American experience and examines race relations, among other themes. The play won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1987 […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical or operetta with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the “coat of many colors” story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. This was the first Lloyd Webber and Rice […]

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Spamalot

pic Spamalot Monty Python’s Spamalot is a musical comedy adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways. The original 2005 Broadway production, directed by Mike Nichols, won three Tony Awards, […]

Golden Boy

Golden Boy Golden Boy is a drama by Clifford Odets. The play was initially produced on Broadway by The Group Theatre in 1937. Odets’ biggest hit was made into a 1939 film of the same name, starring William Holden in his breakthrough role, and also served as the basis for a 1964 musical with Sammy […]

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Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success (Musical) The show is based on the 1957 movie of the same name, which tells the story of a powerful newspaper columnist named J. J. Hunsecker (based on famed New York columnist Walter Winchell) who uses his connections to ruin his sister’s relationship with a man he deems inappropriate. Production History […]

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Nine

Nine Nine is a musical, initially created and written by Maury Yeston as a class-project in Lehman Engel’s BMI Music Theatre Workshop in 1973. It was later developed with a book by Mario Fratti, and then again with a book by Arthur Kopit, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. The story is based also on […]

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Evita 1978 Musical

Evita Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. The story follows Evita’s early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventual death. The musical began as a rock […]