APPROPRIATE On Broadway Announces Final Extension

The production has added an additional eight performances only, extending for a third and final time after 26 weeks on Broadway.  

By: May. 30, 2024
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Due to popular demand, the critically-acclaimed Second Stage Theater  production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE, directed by Lila Neugebauer and starring Sarah Paulson, has added an additional eight performances only, extending for a third and final time after 26 weeks on Broadway.  

Currently nominated for 8 Tony Awards including Best Revival, Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Play,  Best Actor in a Featured Role in Play, and Best Direction of a Play, APPROPRIATE will now be performed through Sunday, June 30th at the Belasco Theater (111 West 44th Street). 

“We are beyond thrilled to extend APPROPRIATE for one more week so additional audiences can witness  this astonishing cast bring Branden’s brilliant play to life,” said the producers of APPROPRIATE. “The response from critics and audiences alike has been overwhelming, propelling the production from The  Hayes Theater to an extended run at The Belasco and we feel lucky and extremely grateful for the support  the show has received from the Broadway community.”  

APPROPRIATE opened to unanimous rave reviews at The Hayes Theater on December 18, 2023 and sold  out its initial run, adding a three-week extension due to popular demand. The production broke Second  Stage’s Hayes Box Office record, becoming the Company’s most successful Hayes production ever. Due to  overwhelming ticket demand, the production transferred to the Belasco Theater for an additional limited  13-week engagement. Upon closing on June 30th, APPROPRIATE will have played 194 performances and  23 previews. 

APPROPRIATE is one the most celebrated productions of the Broadway season, having received 8 Tony  nominations, including Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play  (Sarah Paulson), Best Performance by an Actor in Featured Riole in a Play (Corey Stoll), Best Direction of a  Play (Lila Neugebauer), Best Scenic Design of a Play (dots), Best Lighting Design of a Play (Jane Cox), Best  Costume Design of a Play (Dede Ayite), and Best Sound Design of Play (Bray Poor and Will Pickens). The  production received both the Drama League Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Revival of  a Play, and Sarah Paulson received the Drama League’s prestigious Distinguished Performance Award.  

Additionally, APPROPRIATE has been nominated for 7 Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival  of a Play, Outstanding Lead Performance in a Play (Sarah Paulson), Outstanding Featured Performance in  a Play (Michael Esper), Outstanding Direction of a Play (Lila Neugebauer), Outstanding Scenic Design of a  Play (dots), Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play (Jane Cox), and Outstanding Sound Design of a Play (Bray  Poor and Will Pickens

APPROPRIATE features Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story”), Corey Stoll (“Billions,” “House of  Cards”), Michael Esper (The Last Ship), Natalie Gold (“Succession”), Ella Beatty (“Feud: Capote vs. The  Swans”), Graham Campbell (Broadway debut), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Grey House), Lincoln Cohen  (Broadway debut), and Everett Sobers (Broadway debut). 

APPROPRIATE is produced by Ambassador Theatre Group, Amanda Dubois, Annapurna Theatre, Bad  Robot Live, Runyonland, Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson and Bee Carrozzini in association with Second  Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Lisa Lawer Post, Executive Director). 

APPROPRIATE features scenic design by dots, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Jane Cox, sound design by Bray Poor and Will Pickens. The Production Stage Manager is Barclay Stiff. Casting is by  Jim Carnahan Casting. General Management by 101 Productions, Ltd. 

APPROPRIATE is performed on the following schedule at the Belasco Theater: Tuesday, Thursday, and  Friday at 7pm, Wednesday at 1pm and 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. NOTE: the  performance on Sunday, June 16th will be at 1pm. 


Two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (An Octoroon) and Drama  Desk Award winner Lila Neugebauer (The Waverly Gallery, invite you to one helluva reunion in the darkly  comic American family drama, APPROPRIATE. 

It’s summer, the cicadas are singing, and the Lafayette family has returned to their late patriarch’s  Arkansas home to deal with the remains of his estate. Toni (Paulson), the eldest daughter, hopes they’ll  spend the weekend remembering and reconnecting over their beloved father. Bo (Stoll), her brother,  wants to recoup some of the funds he spent caring for Dad at the end of his life. But things take a turn  when their estranged brother, Franz (Esper), appears late one night, and mysterious objects are  discovered among the clutter. Suddenly, long-hidden secrets and buried resentments can’t be contained,  and the family is forced to face the ghosts of their past. 

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