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Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals

Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement, opened last night, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the starry theater arrivals!

In addition to Ben Stiller as Artie Shaughnessy, Edie Falco as Bananas Shaughnessy and Jennifer Jason Leigh as Bunny Flingus, the cast includes Thomas Sadoski as Billy Einhorn, Alison Pill as Corrinna Stroller, Mary Beth Hurt as Head Nun, Christopher Abbott as Ronnie Shaughnessy, Halley Feiffer as Little Nun, Susan Bennett as Second Nunn, Jimmy Davis as Military Policeman and Tally Sessions as White Man.

THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES is produced on Broadway by Scott Rudin, Jean Doumanian, Mary Lu Roffe/Susan Gallin/Rodger Hess, The Araca Group, Scott M. Delman, Roy Furman, Ruth Hendel,Jon B. Platt, Sonia Friedman Productions/Scott Landis, Stuart Thompson.

In THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, Ben Stiller is Artie Shaughnessy, a zookeeper and wannabe songwriter, who is trying to cope with a schizophrenic wife (Falco), an impatient girlfriend (Leigh) and a visit from the Pope, all while sustaining his dream of hitting it big. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES is a satirical take on celebrity, religion, and the frequent merging of the two.

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Matthew Broderick attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Nathan Lane attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Matthew Broderick & Nathan Lane attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Alan Alda attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Jay Baruchel attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Jay Baruchel attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Jay Baruchel attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Nate Berkus attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Nate Berkus attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Steve Coogan attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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China Chow & Steve Coogan attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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David Cromer attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
David Cromer attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Alan Cumming attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Alan Cumming attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Glenn Davis attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Glenn Davis attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Glenn Davis attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Melissa Etheridge attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Melissa Etheridge attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Linda Wallem & Melissa Etheridge attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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John Guare attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Max Baker & Geraldine Hughes attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Max Baker & Geraldine Hughes attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Stephen McKinley attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Stephen McKinley attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Liza Minnelli attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Liza Minnelli & friend attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Arian Moayed attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Arian Moayed attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Ryan O'Connor attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Colin Quinn attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Tom Riley attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Tom Riley attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Elizabeth Rodriguez attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Elizabeth Rodriguez attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Elizabeth Rodriguez attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Scott Rudin attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Annabella Sciorra attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Annabella Sciorra attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Annabella Sciorra attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Anne Meara attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Jerry Stiller attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Jerry Stiller attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Ann Meara & Jerry Stiller attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Anne Meara & Jerry Stiller attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Jerry Stiller attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Christine Taylor attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Christine Taylor attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Christine Taylor attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Christine Taylor attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals
Yul Vazquez attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Yul Vazquez attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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Tamara Tunie attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

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attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'The House Of Blue Leaves' at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES Opening Theatre Arrivals

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.