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Belasco Theatre (New York, NY)
111 West 44th St. Seating Chart

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2 hours and 45 minutes, with one intermission

Tuesdays at 7pm
Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8pm
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2pm
Sundays at 3pm

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Sunday, January 2 at 2pm

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Based on Pedro Almodóvar's internationally acclaimed 1988 film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is a new musical set in Madrid in the 1980s. It tells the story of the intertwining lives of a group of women whose relationships with men lead to a tumultuous 48 hours of love, confusion and passion.

BWW TV Closing Night Flashback: WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWNBWW TV Closing Night Flashback: WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
by Broadway Beat - January 2, 2011

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher opened on November 4 at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway 111 West 44 Street and Broadway Beat was there to talk to the cast! (more...)

WOMEN ON THE VERGE to End Run Early; Show to Close January 2, 2011WOMEN ON THE VERGE to End Run Early; Show to Close January 2, 2011
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that its production of Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, the new musical based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar with book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher, will end its run this Sunday, January 2 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). The musical, which was originally scheduled to run through Sunday, January 23, will have played 30 previews and 69 performances. (more...)

BWW TV: Laura Benanti Talks Verge, Surgery, Gossip, Singing on Your Answering Machine and More!BWW TV: Laura Benanti Talks Verge, Surgery, Gossip, Singing on Your Answering Machine and More!
by Craig Brockman - December 5, 2010

Critically Acclaimed and Tony Award winner, Laura Benanti is currently starring in Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown. BroadwayWorld sat down with Laura as she was getting ready for an evening performance to speak candidly about playing Candela, working with Barlett Sher, her back injury (and the gossip that followed), how to get her to sing on your answering machine, and more! Click now to watch this entertaining interview! (more...)

TV: Broadway Beat Weekend Special - WOMEN ON THE VERGE, PEE-WEE & DIVINE SISTER!TV: Broadway Beat Weekend Special - WOMEN ON THE VERGE, PEE-WEE & DIVINE SISTER!
by Broadway Beat - December 4, 2010

The all new 21st Season of Broadway Beat is here! This week catch up with Broadway Beat at Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, The Divine Sister and Pee-Wee Herman! (more...)

Review - Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown & The Merchant of VeniceReview - Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown & The Merchant of Venice
by Ben Peltz - November 30, 2010

While there's certainly plenty to enjoy in the new musical version of Pedro Almodóvar's 1988 film, Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown - David Yazbek's jaunty Latin-based score, the winning performances of a star-studded cast (three Tony winners and four other nominees) and the kinetic flashiness of Bartlett Sher's kicky production - the show is also a prime example of how the sum of the pieces can add up to more than the whole when the missing ingredient is a strong book.  Not that the talented Jeffrey Lane doesn't make a game try at it.  Sticking closely to the source, his work is frequently clever and he and Yazbek concoct some quirkily fun musical scenes, but the odds are working against him in this one. (more...)

DEBUT OF THE MONTH: WOMEN ON THE VERGE's Justin GuariniDEBUT OF THE MONTH: WOMEN ON THE VERGE's Justin Guarini
by Nick Orlando - November 16, 2010

This month, Broadway World is showcasing actor and recording artist Justin Guarini, who is making his Broadway debut as Carlos in Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, based on the 1988 film of the same title. (more...)

Ken Fallin Illustrates: Patti LuPone in WOMEN ON THE VERGE!Ken Fallin Illustrates: Patti LuPone in WOMEN ON THE VERGE!
by Ken Fallin - November 12, 2010

BroadwayWorld.com is pleased to present illustrator Ken Fallin, who brings you original illustrations of everyone's favorite theatrical stars each week. This week's feature: Patti LuPone in Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gypsy Robe Ceremony for WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWNPhoto Coverage: Gypsy Robe Ceremony for WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
by Walter McBride - November 7, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher opened last night November 4 at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway. A long-standing opening night tradition on the Great White Way, the fabled Gypsy Robe is bestowed upon a veteran Broadway chorus member for each opening production. In what has now become a theatrical ritual, originating on Broadway 60 years ago, Julio Agustin was the given the robe. (more...)

BWW TV: Opening Night of WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWNBWW TV: Opening Night of WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
by Broadway Beat - November 5, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher opened last night November 4 at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway 111 West 44 Street and Broadway Beat was there to talk to the cast! (more...)

Photo Coverage: WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Opening Night PartyPhoto Coverage: WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Opening Night Party
by Walter McBride - November 5, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher opened last night (November 4) at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway (111 West 44 Street) and BroadwayWorld.com was there! (more...)

Review Roundup: WOMEN ON THE VERGE...Review Roundup: WOMEN ON THE VERGE...
by BWW - November 5, 2010

Based on Pedro Almodóvar's internationally acclaimed 1988 film, Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown is set in late 20th-century Madrid and tells the story of the intertwining lives of a group of women whose relationships with men lead to a tumultuous 48 hours of love, confusion and passion and now it's come to Broadway! (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Nina Lafarga of 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown'GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Nina Lafarga of 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown'
by Adrienne Onofri - November 4, 2010

Nina, who's danced with many pop stars, goes from the Heights to the verge for her 4th Broadway show. (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at WOMEN ON THE VERGE... On Broadway!BWW TV: Sneak Peek at WOMEN ON THE VERGE... On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 3, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher opens tomorrow night (November 4) at 6:45pm at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway (111 West 44 Street). (more...)

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Opens TomorrowWOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Opens Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - November 3, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, based on the film by Pedro Almodovar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher opens tomorrow night (November 4) at 6:45pm at The Belasco Theatre on Broadway (111 West 44 Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: WOMEN ON THE VERGE on Broadway - New Production Shots!Photo Flash: WOMEN ON THE VERGE on Broadway - New Production Shots!
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) began performances of Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown on October 8 at the Belasco Theatre. Opening night for the musical, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher, is set for November 4. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the official production photos! (more...)

LCT Postpones WOMEN ON THE VERGE Pre-Performance Talk 10/28LCT Postpones WOMEN ON THE VERGE Pre-Performance Talk 10/28
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater has announced the postponement of the opening talk of their Platform Series, a forum for public discussion between Lincoln Center Theater artists and interested theatergoers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: WOMEN ON THE VERGE in RehearsalPhoto Coverage: WOMEN ON THE VERGE in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - October 6, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that it's production of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, will now begin performances on Friday, October 8 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher, will remain as originally scheduled on Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm. (more...)

WOMEN ON THE VERGE Delays Previews Until 10/8WOMEN ON THE VERGE Delays Previews Until 10/8
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that it's production of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, will now begin performances on Friday, October 8 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher, will remain as originally scheduled on Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm. (more...)

BWW AUDIO: First  WOMEN ON THE VERGE Radio Spot!BWW AUDIO: First WOMEN ON THE VERGE Radio Spot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 24, 2010

Lincoln Center has released the first radio spot for Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown! The organization also announced today that in order to give the creative team additional technical stage time, it has rescheduled the first performance of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown. Previews, originally scheduled to begin on Saturday evening, October 2, will now begin on Tuesday evening, October 5 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical will remain, as originally announced, Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: New WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Promo Shots!Photo Flash: New WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Promo Shots!
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2010

Lincoln Center has released a full set of promo shots of Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown! The organization also announced today that in order to give the creative team additional technical stage time, it has rescheduled the first performance of the new musical Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown. Previews, originally scheduled to begin on Saturday evening, October 2, will now begin on Tuesday evening, October 5 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical will remain, as originally announced, Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm. (more...)

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