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NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Closes on Broadway Today; National Tour to Launch in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Nice Work If You Can Get It have announced that the Broadway production will play its final performance today, June 15, 2013 after 27 previews and 478 regular performances at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). The production began performances on March 29, 2012 and opened on Apr 24, 2012. A national tour will be launched in the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Begins Final Two Weeks on Broadway; Closes June 15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2013

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy starring two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and Tony Award nominee Jessie Mueller, is now in its final two weeks of performances on Broadway. The final performance will be Saturday, June 15. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, and is directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall. The production is playing at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). (more...)

NICE WORK's Jessie Mueller to Appear on NBC's TODAY, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2013

Tony nominated actress Jessie Mueller, currently starring in the Tony Award-winning musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, will appear on NBC's 'Today' tomorrow, Thursday, May 9th in the 10:00 a.m. hour as part of Kathie Lee and Hoda's 'Everyone Has a Story' segment. NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, is directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award-winner Kathleen Marshall. The production is playing at Broadway's Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) through Saturday, June 15. (more...)

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT to Close on Broadway on June 15; National Tour to Launch in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2013

The producers of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have announced that the Broadway production will play its final performance on Saturday, June 15, 2013after 27 previews and 478 regular performances at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). The production began performances on March 29, 2012 and opened on Apr 24, 2012. A national tour will be launched in the 2014-2015 season. (more...)

Jessie Mueller, John Treacy Egan and Conrad John Schuck Join Cast of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

The hit musical comedy Nice Work If You Can Get It welcomes Tony Award nominee Jessie Mueller, John Treacy Egan and Conrad John Schuck to the production today, March 29th in the roles of Billie Bendix, Chief Berry and Senator Max Evergreen (respectively). (more...)

Jessie Mueller, John Treacy Egan and Conrad John Schuck Join Cast of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT on 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2013

The producers of the hit musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have just announced that Tony Award nominee Jessie Mueller, John Treacy Egan and Conrad John Schuck will join the production on Friday, March 29th in the roles of Billie Bendix, Chief Berry and Senator Max Evergreen (respectively). Kelli O'Hara, Stanley Wayne Mathis and Terry Beaver played their final performance on Sunday, March 24th. (more...)

Official: Jessie Mueller Will Star in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Beginning 4/2; Matthew Broderick Extends Through 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

The producers of the Tony-winning hit musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have announced that two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick has extended his run in the production and will now perform through June 15th. His co-star four-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara will play her final performance on March 31st. Tony Award nominee Jessie Mueller will join the show in the role of 'Billie Bendix' on April 2nd. (more...)

THE HEIRESS to Recoup During Final Week of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2013

The producers of the new Broadway revival of THE HEIRESS have just announced that the production will recoup its $3 million capitalization during the final week of performances. The final performance is on Saturday, February 9th at 7:00 p.m. (note the new early curtain time) at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC). THE HEIRESS will have played 27 previews and 117 regular performances. (more...)

THE HEIRESS Moves Final Performance to 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

The producers of the new Broadway revival of THE HEIRESS have announced that the production will now play its final performance on Saturday, February 9 at 7:00 p.m. (note the new early curtain time). The previously scheduled Sunday, February 10 closing performance has been cancelled to enable Jessica Chastain, who plays the title character, to attend the BAFTA Awards (the British equivalent to the Academy Awards) where she is nominated for Best Actress on Sunday, February 10th in London. Ms. Chastain is nominated for an Academy Award and has already received Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards for her performance in the film Zero Dark Thirty. THE HEIRESS is currently playing at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W. 48th St. NYC). (more...)

Brad Oscar to Join Cast of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT on 1/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2013

The producers of the Tony-winning hit musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have announced that Tony Award nominee Brad Oscar will perform the role of ‘Cookie McGee' beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, January 8th during Michael McGrath's two month leave of absence. This reunites Mr. Oscar with Matthew Broderick for the first time since they starred together in the original cast of The Producers. (more...)

THE HEIRESS Sweepstakes Offers Tickets, Backstage Tour and Stay in NY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2013

The hit Broadway revival of The Heiress has partnered with GoldDerby.com on an exclusive sweepstakes where fans can enter to win round trip air travel for two to New York City, a two night stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan and a pair of tickets to The Heiress, plus a backstage tour of the Walter Kerr Theatre. For more information, go to www.goldderby.com/news/3804/the-heiress-contest-broadway.html. (more...)

Update: Jessica Chastain to Miss Four Performances of THE HEIRESS to Support ZERO DARK THIRTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2013

Previously, we reported that THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain would be missing performances on Broadway on January 10th, 13th and 27th to support her film Zero Dark Thirty at the Critic's Choice, Golden Globes and SAG Awards. Now, one more date has been added to the list, Tuesday January 8th, when she will be honored by the National Board of Review. (more...)

Jessica Chastain to Skip Jan 10, 13 & 27 Performances of THE HEIRESS to Support ZERO DARK THIRTY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2012

THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain announced on her Facebook page on Thursday that she will not be performing on Broadway on January 10th, 13th and 27th to support her film Zero Dark Thirty at the Critic's Choice, Golden Globes and SAG Awards. Her understudy Mairin Lee will be playing the role of 'Catherine' on those dates. (more...)

Blythe Danner Joins the Cast of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2012

Emmy and Tony Award winner Blythe Danner will join the cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It for 12 weeks only beginning today, December 18th and continuing through March 10th. Ms. Danner will assume the role of Millicent Winter, the mother of Matthew Broderick's character Jimmy Winter. The role was originated on Broadway by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons, who played her final performance on Sunday, December 16. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jessica Chastain Talks THE HEIRESS on THE VIEW!
by Stage Tube - Nov 09, 2012

On yesterday's episode of 'The View' on ABC, Jessica Chastain stopped by and discussed the excitement surrounding her first Broadway play, The Heiress. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain Chats THE HEIRESS on ABC's THE VIEW
by TV News Desk - Nov 09, 2012

On yesterday's THE VIEW on ABC, 'The Heiress' Jessica Chastain talked to the ladies about her film and stage career. Check out her appearance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens Chat THE HEIRESS on GMA
by TV News Desk - Nov 08, 2012

On this morning's 'Good Morning America' on ABC, Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens discussed the excitement surrounding their first Broadway play, THE HEIRESS. Check out their appearance below! (more...)

Blythe Danner Joins Cast of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2012

The producers of the Tony Award winning musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT are pleased to announce that Emmy and Tony Award winner Blythe Danner will join the production for 12 weeks only beginning Tuesday, December 18th and continuing through March 10th. Ms. Danner will assume the role of Millicent Winter, the mother of Matthew Broderick's character Jimmy Winter. The role is currently played by Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons, who will play her final performance on Sunday, December 16. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens Visit GMA
by TV News Desk - Nov 08, 2012

Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens of Broadway's THE HEIRESS appeared on this morning's 'Good Morning America' on ABC. Check out photos of the visit below! (more...)

THE HEIRESS' Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens Visit GMA & THE VIEW Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2012

The Heiress' Jessica Chastain & Dan Stevens will appear on ABC's "Good Morning America" tomorrow, Thursday, September 8th between 8:30AM-9:00AM on channel 7. Jessica Chastain will also appear on ABC's "The View" tomorrow between 11:00AM-12 noon on channel 7. Check local listings. (more...)

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