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Joseph Papp Public Theater [Newman Theater] (New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street

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Drury Lane to Host 'Spooktacular' Halloween Brunch, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

?Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, will feature a special "Spooktacular" Halloween Brunch, on Sunday, October 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with festive fall brunch items and an extravagant trick-or-treat table. (more...)

Julianne Moore to Star in STILL ALICE Film
by Movies News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

Variety writes that Julianne Moore has signed on to star in the upcoming film adaptation of Lisa Genova's novel STILL ALICE. The movie is set to start filming early next year, directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland (The Last of Robin Hood). (more...)

Drury Lane Theatre to Host Father's Day Brunch, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

The newly renovated Drury Lane, 100 Drury Lane, provides the perfect setting to celebrate Father's Day. On Sunday, June 16 from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., Drury Lane features a lavish Brunch that diners of all ages will enjoy. An annual tradition, this year marks the first Father's Day Brunch following Drury Lane's extensive renovation of its lobby, lounge and ballroom spaces. Reservations are required by calling 630.530.8300 in advance. (more...)

Julianne Moore Joins Greta Gerwig in MAGGIE'S PLAN
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Deadline reports that Julianne Moore has signed on for Rebecca Miller's upcoming rom-com MAGGIE'S PLAN. (more...)

Cohen & West to Star in Churchill's 'Drunk Enough?' at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2008

The Public Theater continues its spring season with the U.S. premiere of Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?, a new play by Caryl Churchill presented in association with the Royal Court Theatre. This two-character play, directed by James Macdonald and featuring Scott Cohen and Samuel West, comes to The Public after an acclaimed run at the Royal Court in London last year. Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? will begin previews on Wednesday, March 5 and run through Sunday, April 6 with an official press opening on Sunday, March 16 at 7PM. (more...)

The Public to Host Valentine's Day Memorial for Alumna Margaret Whitton
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

A memorial service for Margaret Whitton, longtime Public Theater actress and director, who was also a loyal and generous donor to the theater, will be held on Tuesday, February 14 at 3:00 p.m. at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). (more...)

Julianne Moore & Zach Galifianakis to Join Ellen Page in FREEHELD
by Movies News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The film is based on the 2007 documentary, and tells the 'true story of the lateLaurel Hester (Moore), a New Jersey police detective whose world was shattered when she became terminally ill and government officials prevented her from assigning her pension benefits to her domestic partner, Stacie Andree (Page).' (more...)

Benanti, Neenan, And Poe Join Cast Of WHY TORTURE IS WRONG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced complete casting today for Christopher Durang's WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM. Laura Benanti, Audrie Neenan, and Richard Poe will join the previously announced Amir Arison, David Aaron Baker, Kristine Nielsen, and John Pankow in this world premiere comedy, directed by Nicholas Martin. WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM begins previews on March 24 and runs through April 26 with an official press opening on Monday, April 6 at 7 PM. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/3/2015 - THE WIZ LIVE! Airs Tonight, GIGANTIC Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 3, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE WIZ LIVE! eases on down the road tonight on NBC, and GIGANTIC opens off-Broadway! (more...)