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John Patrick Shanley

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  • Victoria Clark, Danny Burstein Join Broadway's 'Snow Geese'

    Tony winner Victoria Clarke and Danny Burstein, nommed for Tonys in each of the last two seasons, are among the thesps signed on to appear alongside Mary-Louise Parker in the upcoming Broadway production of "The Snow Geese." Clark will temporarily exit...
  • Tyne Daly Books Broadway Return in Terrence McNally Play

    Tyne Daly and playwright Terrence McNally are reteaming for their next Broadway effort with the latest play by McNally, "Mothers and Sons," targeting a spring run on the Rialto. Daly was last on the Main Stem in the Manhattan Theater Club revival of...
  • Celebs celebrate 'Salinger' premiere at MoMA

    At Tuesday's Museum of Modern Art "Salinger" screening Harvey Weinstein gave a shout-out to his most honored guest Elie Weisel as he introduced the documentary's determined writer-director-producer Shane Salerno. Salerno, 40, began the project when he...
  • Harvey Fierstein's New Play Sets Broadway Run

    "Casa Valentina," the new play by "Kinky Boots" book writer Harvey Fierstein, has locked in a Broadway bow this spring in a production directed by "Wicked" helmer Joe Mantello. World premiere production fills out the 2013-14 Rialto season for Manhattan...
  • It's man, woman and machine in a rare staging of 'R.U.R.'

     It's man, woman and machine in a rare staging of 'R.U.R.'
    "R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)"  Karel Capek's 1920 play introduced the word "robot" to the world, but productions in the cyber age remain relatively rare. Strangeloop Theatre's take, directed by Brad Gunter, has many moments of sly wit that...
  • Debra Messing, Eric McCormack have a little 'Will & Grace' reunion

    Debra Messing, Eric McCormack have a little 'Will & Grace' reunion
    Oh, poodle! Debra Messing and Eric McCormack got together earlier this week for a little "Will & Grace" reunion. Be still, our codependent comedy-loving hearts! The NBC comedy alum and real-life friends met up and posed together for a photo op on...
  • L.A. theater openings, Nov. 17-24: 'The Lion King' returns

    L.A. theater openings, Nov. 17-24: 'The Lion King' returns
    "The Lion King" roars back into the Pantages, the musical "In the Heights" lands in Boyle Heights, and the Grinch is up to his old tricks at San Diego's Old Globe. A Family Affair Staged reading of an adaptation of Alexander Ostrovsky’s classic...
  • Darren Criss: Interacting With Stephen Sondheim Was 'Extraordinary, Inspiring'

    Although Stephen Sondheim wasn't talking to reporters, guests at HBO's Nov. 18 premiere of "Six By Sondheim" couldn't stop talking about the legendary composer and lyricist. Directed by Tony award-winner and frequent Sondheim collaborator, James Lapine,...
  • In pair of dramatic twin sisters, 'Doubt' wins out

    In pair of dramatic twin sisters, 'Doubt' wins out
    “People just really like nuns,” a theater manager of my acquaintance once said to me, explaining with a shrug the success of such sisters-infused entertainments as “The Sound of Music,” “Nunsense” and “Sister Act....
  • A shadow of "Doubt" at Andrews Living Arts

    A shadow of "Doubt" at Andrews Living Arts
    “Doubt: A Parable,” the play that won John Patrick Shanley a Pulitzer and a Tony, is centered on a conflict as nebulous as its title suggests: In 1964, a no-nonsense nun with nothing to go on but circumstantial evidence and her intuition...
  • "Spamalot" Opens TriArts Theater in Sharon

    The musical "Spamalot" opens the TriArts Sharon Playhouse running June 26 to July 7 in Sharon, CT. Jennifer Werner directs and choreographs with music direction by Eric Kang. Next up is the two-character musical "They're Playing Our Song," staged by...
  • Claude as a space alien? American Theater Company to stage the original 'Hair'

    Claude as a space alien? American Theater Company to stage the original 'Hair'
    Last year, Chicago's American Theater Company staged the original "Grease." In 2013, artistic director PJ Paparelli has his sights set on the original, off-Broadway version of the iconic hippie musical "Hair." According to Paparelli, ATC will stage...