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HERE LIES LOVE and NATASHA, PIERRE... Lead 2014 Lortel Awards Nominations for Off-Broadway; Full List!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 01, 2014

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 18 categories and one special award for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00pm EST, and hosted by acclaimed husband and wife actors and comedians, Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This year's event will once again benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

2009 Tony Award Winner: God of Carnage For 'Best Play'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2009

BroadwayWorld Congratulates God of Carnage, 2009 Tony Award Winner, 'Best Play' (more...)

BWW Discounts Gives You 'Reasons' to Save at 'REASONS'
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2009

Reasons To Be Pretty was recently nominated for 3 Tony Awards, including Best Play, 2 Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Outstanding New Broadway Play, 3 Drama League Awards, including Distinguished Production of a Play and 4 Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Play. Now BroadwayWorld.com brings you a 'reason' to be happy with our special discount code for the hit play. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Stars Visit REASONS TO BE PRETTY
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

Following the recent number of successful post-show talkbacks, the best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty welcomed a bevy of celebrity guests, including actor Andrew McCarthy and Tony Award nominee Raul Esparza. The production sent along some pictures of the star filled meet and greets that we are excited to share with you here on BroadwayWorld! (more...)

Cannavale and Weber Set for 'REASONS' Talkback Hosting Duties 5/24 - 25
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

Following a spate of successful post-show talkbacks, the best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty has announced that actor Bobby Cannavale will appear following Sunday's (5/24 at 3:00 p.m.) performance and actor Steven Weber will appear following Monday's (5/25 at 8:00 p.m.) performance. (more...)

Raul Esparza Set To Appear In REASONS TO BE PRETTY Post Show Talkback 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2009

Following a spate of successful post-show talkbacks, the best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty has announced that actor Raśl Esparza will appear following tomorrow, Tuesday's (5/19 at 7:00 p.m.) performance in a talkback with the entire cast of the Tony Award-nominated Neil LaBute play, including Tony-nominated Marin Ireland and Thomas Sadoski. (more...)

Julianna Margulies Hosts reasons to be pretty's Talk-back With Cast 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2009

Following a spate of successful post-show talkbacks, the best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty has announced that actor Julianna Margulies will appear following this Sunday's (5/17 at 3:00 p.m.) performance in a talkback with the entire cast of the Tony Award-nominated Neil LaBute play, including Tony-nominated Marin Ireland and Thomas Sadoski. (more...)

Julianna Margulies Hosts reasons to be pretty's Talk-back With Cast 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2009

Following a spate of successful post-show talkbacks, the best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty has announced that actor Julianna Margulies will appear following this Sunday's (5/17 at 3:00 p.m.) performance in a talkback with the entire cast of the Tony Award-nominated Neil LaBute play, including Tony-nominated Marin Ireland and Thomas Sadoski. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paul Rudd Hosts 'reasons to be pretty' Talkback
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2009

Following a successful weekend of post-show events with Andrew McCarthy, Christopher Meloni and playwright Neil LaBute, the best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty welcomed actor Paul Rudd who appeared following the Tuesday, May 12th performance. (more...)

Paul Rudd Set To Host reasons to be pretty Talk-back With Cast 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2009

Following a successful weekend of post-show events with Andrew McCarthy, Christopher Meloni and playwright Neil LaBute, the best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty has announced that actor Paul Rudd will appear following tomorrow's (Tuesday, 5/12 at 7:00 p.m.) performance in a talkback with the entire cast, including Tony-nominated Marin Ireland and Thomas Sadoski. (more...)

Meloni & McCarthy Moderate LaBute 'reasons to be pretty' Talk-backs 5/9-10
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2009

The best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty welcomes its playwright Neil LaBute to New York City this weekend for an unprecedented series of rare public appearances. Intimate post-show discussions with LaBute will take place on stage immediately following the Saturday, 5/9 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 5/10 3:00 p.m. performances. (more...)

2009 Tony Award Nominees: 'Best Play'
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2009

BroadwayWorld Presents The 2009 Tony Award Nominees: 'Best Play' (more...)

REASONS TO BE PRETTY Playwright LaBute To Make Rare NYC Appearances 5/9, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2009

The best new Broadway play of the season* Reasons To Be Pretty will welcome its playwright Neil LaBute to New York City this weekend for an unprecedented series of rare public appearances. LaBute and director Terry Kinney will participate in an event at Borders in the Time Warner Center (10 Columbus Circle) this Saturday, 5/9 at 5:00 p.m. (more...)

REASONS TO BE PRETTY Launches In-Theatre Texting Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2009

Audiences at Neil LaBute's smash hit, reasons to be pretty, now have an unprecedented way to interact with the best new Broadway play of the season. Running counter to conventional wisdom, audiences are encouraged to turn ON their cell phones prior to the performance to participate in a social experiment by texting ?pretty' to a special phone number. They are then given the opportunity to rate themselves - and the person sitting next to them - on a scale of 1 to 10 (from Carrot Top to Angelina Jolie). Results from that performance's participants are texted back at intermission and are posted online. Check www.reasonstobepretty.com to find how last night's audience rated themselves... and each other. (more...)

BWW TV Show Preview: reasons to be pretty
by Craig Brockman - Apr 22, 2009

Catch scenes from Neil LaBute's new play, reasons to be pretty starring Marin Ireland, Steven Pasquale, Piper Perabo and Thomas Sadoski. (more...)

REASONS TO BE PRETTY Website Offers 50% Off Thru 4/12 & $26.50 Student Rush Tix
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2009

Neil LaBute made his long-awaited Broadway debut with the new American play, reasons to be pretty, under the direction of Terry Kinney last week, and it's a smash hit. But that doesn't mean that young audiences can't get in to see the hippest, hottest and sexiest show on Broadway. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: 'reasons' To Be Wary, Audience Member Creates a 'Scene' at LaBute Play
by Rialto Chatter - Apr 05, 2009

PThe New York Times reports that a spokesman for the Broadway production of Neil LaBute's 'reasons to be pretty' revealed Sunday that the show's producers had beefed up the security detail at the Lyceum Theater following an incident at the Saturday evening performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'reasons to be pretty' Opening Night Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2009

Preview performances began, Friday, March 13, 2009 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) with an official opening night celebrated on Thursday, April 2, 2009. BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were there for all the opening night fun. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'reasons to be pretty' Opens on Broadway - Curtain Call at the Lyceum
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2009

Preview performances began, Friday, March 13, 2009 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) with an official opening night celebrated on Thursday, April 2, 2009. BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were there to cheer the 'reasons' gang on! (more...)

LaBute Hits Bdwy 'reasons to be pretty' Opens 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2009

Preview performances began Friday, March 13, 2009 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street) with an official opening night scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2009. (more...)

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