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Kevin Kline, Phylicia Rashad, Bobby Cannavale & More Will Take Part in Broadway's Best Shows SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS Spring Season

Plays for the 2021 Spring season will include The Thanksgiving Play, Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous, Watch on the Rhine, and more.

Jeffrey Richards has just announced Broadway's Best Shows will continue its "Spotlight on Plays" series this spring on Thursday, March 25, 2021 to benefit The Actors Fund.

The star-studded series will begin with The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa Fasthorse (March 25), directed by Leigh Silverman (Lifespan of a Fact); Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous by Pearl Cleage (April 9), directed by Camille A. Brown (Choir Boy). Future dates will be announced soon for Watch on the Rhine by Lillian Hellman, directed by Sarna Lapine (Sunday in the Park with George); Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy, directed by Kenny Leon (A Soldier's Play); Dear Elizabeth by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined); The Baltimore Waltz by Paula Vogel, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz (Marys Seacole) and The Sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein, directed by Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County).

The artists featured in the spring series include Debbie Allen, Ellen Burstyn, Bobby Cannavale, Kathryn Hahn, Kevin Kline, Audra McDonald, Phylicia Rashad, Keanu Reeves, Heidi Schreck, Alia Shawkat, Heather Alicia Simms, Alicia Stith and many more to be announced.

The "Spotlight on Plays" events will be livestreamed exclusively on Stellar at 8PM EST/5PM PST and available for a strictly limited amount of time. Season subscriptions for all seven plays are available now for $49 on Broadways Best Shows. Beginning March 15, individual plays can be purchased for $10-15. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to The Actor's Fund.

The Spring Series of "Spotlight" on Plays is produced by an award-winning team of producers including Good Productions/Patty Baker, Rebecca Gold, Jayne Baron Sherman, Iris Smith, Louise Gund,Willette Klausner,Judith Manocherian, Alix Ritchie, Jenna Segal, and The Shubert Organization with support from The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation. Associate Producers for the Spring Season include Rose Caiola, Barbara Freitag, Barbara Manocherian and Gabrielle Palitz.

"Spotlight on Plays" is created by Jeffrey Richards with Jacob Soroken Porter and Jim Glaub.

The play series launched in May 2020 with David Mamet's November; Joshua Harmon's Significant Other; and A.R. Gurney's Love Letters. In Fall 2020, seven plays were presented including Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Kenneth Lonergan's This Is Our Youth, David Mamet's RACE, David Mamet's Boston Marriage, a new adaptation of Uncle Vanya, a reunion with the original Broadway cast of Donald Margulies' Time Stands Still and Robert's O'Hara's Barbecue.


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