Gore Vidal's The Best Man

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A play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race for the presidency, Vidal's The Best Man is set at the national convention where two candidates are vying for their party's nomination during the primary season. It's an inside look at the dirt-digging, double-dealing, triple-crossing chicanery of presidential electioneering. Filled with Vidal's trademark verbal fire, this darkly satirical drama resonates today as an exploration of how political and personal agendas can change the destiny of a nation.

BWW Flashback: Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN Ends Broadway Run Today, September 9
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 9, 2012

The limited engagement of the Tony-nominated revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man gave its final performance today, Sunday, September 9, 2012 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Gore Vidal's The Best Man began previews on Broadway on March 6, 2012, and opened on April 1, 2012. Upon closing, the show will have played 209 performances. The critically-acclaimed revival about dirty tricks and double-dealing at a political convention recouped its investment just as the 2012 Republican National Convention began. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a flashback of images, video and important moments from THE BEST MAN's run on Broadway! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Primary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 4, 2013

Primary Stages continues its 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies (Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jake at Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America andThe Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs September 24 - November 1 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. Opening night is Tuesday, October 15 at 7PM. (more...)

Angelica Page to Replace Cybill Shepherd in THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2012

Golden Globe Award winner CYBILL SHEPHERD, who made her Broadway debut when she took on the role of Alice Russell in the 2012 Tony Award nominated Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man, has left the show due to her mother being ill. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/2/12
by - Sep 4, 2012

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/2/2012. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/4; MORMON & GUVNORS Break Records
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 4, 2012

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 9/2/2012. (more...)

Actors' NET Launches 17th Season with Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2012

Just days after the play's successful revival closes on Broadway, The Actors' NET of Bucks County presents Gore Vidal's The Best Man. (more...)

MATILDA Original Broadway Cast Album Available for Download
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

Broadway Records/Yellow Sound Label's original Broadway cast recording of the Tony Award-winning MATILDA THE MUSICAL is now available for digital download and will be available at the Shubert Theatre beginning tomorrow, September 27, 2013. The CD will be available in stores on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The album can be pre-ordered at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (more...)

Mark Blum, Diane Davis and More Star in Primary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

Primary Stages continues its 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies (Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jake at Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America andThe Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs tonight, September 24 - November 1 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. (more...)

Primary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT Begins Previews Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, September 24, Primary Stages continues its 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award-winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies (Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jake at Lincoln Center Theater,The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America and The Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs through November 1 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. Opening night is Tuesday, October 15 at 7PM. (more...)

Actors' NET Launches 17th Season with Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN Tonight, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2012

Just days after the play's successful revival closes on Broadway, The Actors' NET of Bucks County presents Gore Vidal's The Best Man. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at A.R.T.'s ALL THE WAY
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2013

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University announced today that the run of Robert Schenkkan's new play All The Way, directed by Bill Rauch, is sold out. A limited number of standing room tickets will be sold on the day of each show - in person only and only one ticket per person - at the A.R.T. Ticket Services Office. There will be no standing room for previews, Opening Night, or the final performance. The production begins performances on September 13 and runs through Saturday, October 12. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BEST MAN Plays Final Performance!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 10, 2012

Gore Vidal's The Best Man, the critically-acclaimed revival about dirty tricks and double-dealing at a political convention, concluded its limited engagement at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) lats night, September 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld was there last night for the show's final curtain call and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 9/9/12
by - Sep 10, 2012

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 9/9/2012. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/10; THE BOOK OF MORMON Hits Number One!
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 10, 2012

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 9/9/2012. (more...)

THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA Plays Final Performance Today, Sept 1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2012

The Last Smoker in America, with book and lyrics by Tony AwardŽ Nominee Bill Russell (Side Show) and music by Drama Desk Nominee Peter Melnick (Adrift in Macao), with direction by Tony AwardŽ winning producer and director Andy Sandberg (Hair; Gore Vidal's The Best Man), choreography by Tony AwardŽ nominee AC Ciulla (Footloose) and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Fred Lassen (The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess), will play its final performance this evening, September 1, 2012 upstairs at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). Previews began on July 11, 2012 with Opening Night on August 2, 2012. (more...)

Actors' NET Launches 17th Season with Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Just days after the play's successful revival closes on Broadway, The Actors' NET of Bucks County presents Gore Vidal's The Best Man. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mark Blum, Kathryn Grody and More in Primary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2013

Primary Stages continues their 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies (Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jake at Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America and The Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs through November 1 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. Opening night is Tuesday, October 15 at 7PM. BroadwayWorld as a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Mark Blum Joins The New Group's THE GOOD MOTHER Off-Broadway, Now thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2012

Mark Blum has joined the cast of The New Group's The Good Mother, written by Francine Volpe and directed by Scott Elliott. He joins Darren Goldstein, Gretchen Mol, Alfredo Narciso and Eric Nelsen in the premiere of this new play, replacing the previously announced Bill Sage, who had to withdraw due to a scheduling conflict prior to start of rehearsals. Mark Blum's Broadway credits include Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Twelve Angry Men, A Thousand Clowns, Lost in Yonkers, and more. He has appeared previously at The New Group in Wallace Shawn and Allen Shawn's play/opera The Music Teacher, among others. (more...)

TURNING PAGE Ends Limited Run, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

Presented by The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director; Lucy DiRosa, Executive Director) and Barbara Ligeti, the world premiere of the new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony AwardŽ nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), will end its limited engagement this Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street) where performances began October 11, 2012. (more...)

Mark Blum Joins The New Group's THE GOOD MOTHER Off-Broadway, 10/29-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2012

Mark Blum has joined the cast of The New Group's The Good Mother, written by Francine Volpe and directed by Scott Elliott. He joins Darren Goldstein, Gretchen Mol, Alfredo Narciso and Eric Nelsen in the premiere of this new play, replacing the previously announced Bill Sage, who had to withdraw due to a scheduling conflict prior to start of rehearsals. Mark Blum's Broadway credits include Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Twelve Angry Men, A Thousand Clowns, Lost in Yonkers, and more. He has appeared previously at The New Group in Wallace Shawn and Allen Shawn's play/opera The Music Teacher, among others. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Primary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 16, 2013

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer;Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director), continues their 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies(Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jakeat Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America and The Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs through November 1 at Primary Stagesat 59E59 Theaters. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE MODEL APARTMENT Cast Celebrates Opening Night
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 16, 2013

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer;Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director), continues their 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies(Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jakeat Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America and The Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs through November 1 at Primary Stagesat 59E59 Theaters. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Primary Stages' MODEL APARTMENT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2013

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer;Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director), continues their 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies(Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jakeat Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America and The Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs through November 1 at Primary Stagesat 59E59 Theaters. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Angela Lansbury, Elizabeth Ashley Visit Private Theatre's TURNING PAGE
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 15, 2012

The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director; Lucy DiRosa, Executive Director) and Barbara Ligeti present the world premiere of a new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony AwardŽ nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). Performances begin Thursday, October 11, 2012 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). Angela Lansbury, Elizabeth Ashley, and Karen Allen visited the production last night, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the gathering below! (more...)

Primary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Primary Stages (Casey Childs, Founder & Executive Producer; Andrew Leynse, Artistic Director; Elliot Fox, Managing Director), continues their 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies (Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Opening night is tomorrow, Tuesday, October 15 at 7PM. Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jakeat Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), andHubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America and The Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs through November 1 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. (more...)

Angelica Page's TURNING PAGE Begins at Cherry Lane Theatre Tonight, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

Barbara Ligeti, by special arrangement with The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director) and Sacred Monsters, presents the world premiere of a new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony Award nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). Performances begin tonight, October 11, 2012 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

TURNING PAGE Begins Today at Cherry Lane Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

The Private Theatre (John Gould Rubin, Artistic Director; Lucy DiRosa, Executive Director) and Barbara Ligeti present the world premiere of a new solo show, Turning Page, written and performed by Angelica Page (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) with direction by Tony AwardŽ nominee Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore). Performances begin Thursday, October 11, 2012 for a limited engagement through Sunday, October 28, 2012 at The Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street). (more...)

Brooke Shields & Michael McKean Join Culture Project's THE EXONERATED, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2012

Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Founder & Artistic Director), in association with Innocence Project, Marc & Steven Kaplan, and Cheryl Wiesenfeld, will welcome Michael McKean (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) and Brooke Shields (The Addam's Family) to the rotating cast of the 10th anniversary production of the hit, award-winning play, The Exonerated, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, beginning October 2nd through October 7th at Culture Project (45 Bleecker Street at Lafayette Street) where performances began September 15th for a limited seven-week engagement through November 4th. (more...)

NEUROSIS Opens Musical Mondays on Thursdays 2012-13 Season Today, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

Artistic Directors Bick Goss and Frank Evans and Board President Stephen Hanks announce the first presentation of their series of new musicals for 2012-2013: NEUROSIS: THE MUSICAL, with Book by Allan Rice ('New Adventures of Old Christine,' CBS), Music by Ben Green, Lyrics by Greg Edwards ('White House Christmas' music by Marvin Hamlisch.) Director is Andy Sandberg (LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA; on Broadway and London's West End as a producer of HAIR (2009 Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle Awards) and the recent revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 Tony Award Nomination). (more...)

NEUROSIS Opens Musical Mondays on Todays, Nov 8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2012

Artistic Directors Bick Goss and Frank Evans and Board President Stephen Hanks announce the first presentation of their series of new musicals for 2012-2013: NEUROSIS: THE MUSICAL, with Book by Allan Rice ('New Adventures of Old Christine' CBS), Music by Ben Green, Lyrics by Greg Edwards ('White House Christmas' music by Marvin Hamlisch.) Director is Andy Sandberg (LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA; on Broadway and London's West End as a producer of HAIR (2009 Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle Awards) and the recent revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 Tony Award Nomination). (more...)

Joy Hermalyn, John Walton West and Sue Mathys Join NEUROSIS at Musical Mondays, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2012

Artistic Directors Bick Goss and Frank Evans and Board President Stephen Hanks announce the first presentation of their series of new musicals for 2012-2013: NEUROSIS: THE MUSICAL, with Book by Allan Rice ('New Adventures of Old Christine,' CBS), Music by Ben Green, Lyrics by Greg Edwards ('White House Christmas' music by Marvin Hamlisch.) Director is Andy Sandberg (LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA; on Broadway and London's West End as a producer of HAIR (2009 Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle Awards) and the recent revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 Tony Award Nomination). (more...)

NEUROSIS Opens Musical Mondays on Thursdays, Nov 8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2012

Artistic Directors Bick Goss and Frank Evans and Board President Stephen Hanks announce the first presentation of their series of new musicals for 2012-2013: NEUROSIS: THE MUSICAL, with Book by Allan Rice ('New Adventures of Old Christine' CBS), Music by Ben Green, Lyrics by Greg Edwards ('White House Christmas' music by Marvin Hamlisch.) Director is Andy Sandberg (LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA; on Broadway and London's West End as a producer of HAIR (2009 Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle Awards) and the recent revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 Tony Award Nomination). (more...)

John Larroquette, Matt Lutz and Autumn Hurlbert Lead SUDDEN DEATH Short Film
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2012

Five time Emmy and Tony Award winner John Larroquette (Night Court, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Gore Vidal's The Best Man) appears alongside Matt Lutz (A Walk to Remember and Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde) and Autumn Hurlbert (Broadway's Legally Blonde and MTV's Legally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woods) in the multiple-award winning short musical comedy film Sudden Death! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Autumn Hurlbert, John Larroquette and More Star in SUDDEN DEATH!
by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2012

Five time Emmy and Tony Award winner John Larroquette (Night Court, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Gore Vidal's The Best Man) appears alongside Matt Lutz (A Walk to Remember and Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde) and Autumn Hurlbert (Broadway's Legally Blonde and MTV's Legally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woods) in the multiple-award winning short musical comedy film Sudden Death! Check it out below! (more...)

Mark Blum Joins The New Group's THE GOOD MOTHER Off-Broadway, 10/29-12/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2012

Mark Blum has joined the cast of The New Group's The Good Mother, written by Francine Volpe and directed by Scott Elliott. He joins Darren Goldstein, Gretchen Mol, Alfredo Narciso and Eric Nelsen in the premiere of this new play, replacing the previously announced Bill Sage, who had to withdraw due to a scheduling conflict prior to start of rehearsals. Mark Blum's Broadway credits include Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Twelve Angry Men, A Thousand Clowns, Lost in Yonkers, and more. He has appeared previously at The New Group in Wallace Shawn and Allen Shawn's play/opera The Music Teacher, among others. (more...)

MY NAME IS ASHER LEV Cast Comes to 92Y Tribeca, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2013

The cast of My Name is Asher Lev, Ari Brand, Mark Nelson, Ilana Levine, Naama Potok, and Jonathan Raviv come to 92YTribeca on Thursday, March 28 from 12-1pm for a conversation about this highly-praised new play based on the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok (author of The Chosen). The cast will also perform a few of their favorite excerpts from the show. (more...)

Breaking News: Rupert Holmes' A TIME TO KILL to Open at John Golden Theatre on October 20!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

Producers Daryl Roth and Eva Price announced today that Tony Award-winning playwright Rupert Holmes' stage adaptation of A Time to Kill, John Grisham's best-selling novel, will open on Broadway on October 20, 2013 at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). This new Broadway play holds the distinction of being the first-ever John Grisham property to be adapted for the stage. Ethan McSweeny (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) will direct, with previews beginning September 28th. Additional information, including the complete casting and creative team, will be announced shortly. (more...)

Keegan Theatre to Open Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN on 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2014

The Keegan Theatre presents Gore Vidal's political corker The Best Man, opening January 25 at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. A play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race for the presidency, Vidal's The Best Man is set at the national convention where two candidates are vying for their party's nomination during the primary season. It's an inside look at the dirt-digging, double-dealing, triple-crossing chicanery of presidential electioneering. Filled with Vidal's trademark verbal fire, this darkly satirical drama resonates today as an exploration of how political and personal agendas can change the destiny of a nation. (more...)

Keegan Theatre Opens Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

The Keegan Theatre presents Gore Vidal's political corker The Best Man, opening tonight, January 25 at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. (more...)

BWW's Best of 2012: InDepth InterViews!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 31, 2012

Over the course of 2012, BroadwayWorld's Pat Cerasaro interviewed many among the best and brightest of stage and screen. Whether you missed an interview the first time around or just want to look back at some of the stars' insights, take a look back at 2012's InDepth InterViews below! (more...)

Broadway Lights Will Be Dimmed in Honor of Charles Durning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2012

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed actor Charles Durning, who passed away on Monday at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, Thursday, December 27th, at exactly 8:00pm for one minute. (more...)

THE BEST MAN Recoups on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

Gore Vidal's The Best Man, the critically-acclaimed revival about dirty tricks and double-dealing at a political convention, recoups its investment just as the 2012 Republican National Convention begins. The play will conclude its limited engagement at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) right after the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Sunday, September 9, 2012. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/26/12
by - Aug 27, 2012

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/26/2012. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/27; ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Going Out With a Bang!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 27, 2012

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 8/26/2012. (more...)

Mark Blum, Diane Davis and More to Star in Primary Stages' THE MODEL APARTMENT; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

Primary Stages continues its 29th season with a new production of their acclaimed 1995 OBIE Award winner, The Model Apartment, by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies (Shipwrecked!, Time Stands Still, Dinner with Friends, Sight Unseen). Directed by Evan Cabnet (A Kid Like Jake at Lincoln Center Theater, The Performers on Broadway), the production will feature Mark Blum (The Assembled Parties and Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway), Diane Davis (Old Acquaintance on Broadway, Regrets Only at MTC), two-time Obie Award-winner Kathryn Grody (The Marriage of Bette & Boo, Top Girls, A Mom's Life), and Hubert Point-Du Jour (Angels in America andThe Brother/Sister Plays Off-Broadway). The Model Apartment runs September 24 - November 1 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. Opening night is Tuesday, October 15 at 7PM. (more...)

THE LAST SMOKER IN AMERICA Plays Final Performance 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

The Last Smoker in America, with book and lyrics by Tony AwardŽ Nominee Bill Russell (Side Show) and music by Drama Desk Nominee Peter Melnick (Adrift in Macao), with direction by Tony AwardŽ winning producer and director Andy Sandberg (Hair; Gore Vidal's The Best Man), choreography by Tony AwardŽ nominee AC Ciulla (Footloose) and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Fred Lassen (The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess), will play its final performance Saturday evening, September 1, 2012 upstairs at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street). Previews began on July 11, 2012 with Opening Night on August 2, 2012. (more...)

THE BEST MAN to Conclude Limited Engagement 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

The limited engagement of the Tony-nominated revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man, currently playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street), will give its final performance on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 3:00 PM. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/19/12
by - Aug 20, 2012

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/19/2012. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/20; MORMON x2!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2012

Welcome to this week's edition of our WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 8/19/2012. (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Scott Ellis-Helmed YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Opens 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

According to the New York Times, James Earl Jones will return to Broadway later this year- this time in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can't Take It With You. The play will open at a Shubert theatre on September 28, 2014, with previews beginning in August. Scott Ellis is set to direct the revival. (more...)

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