Audra returning to Broadway...?

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Posted: 8/28/18 at 3:16pm

Jordan Catalano said: "Thinking about this today, it would be smart of Audra to do a new musical this season, if only because she’d have virtually zero competition for her 7th Tony award. "

Somewhere Kelli O’Hara is saying “Bring me the head of Jordan Catalano !”

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Posted: 8/28/18 at 3:23pm
Ha! I totally forgot about that! Well then let it be a showdown between Audra & Kelli!
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Posted: 8/28/18 at 3:25pm

JSquared2 said: "Jordan Catalano said: "Thinking about this today, it would be smart of Audra to do a new musical this season, if only because she’d have virtually zero competition for her 7th Tony award."



I'm fairly certain she doesn't need to pick and choose her projects based on what awards she might get.
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duh.

 

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:09pm

She's rehearsing this now. It's not Glengarry. Her co-star is a male academy award and tony nominated actor.

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:10pm

MayAudraBlessYou2 said: "She's rehearsing this now. It's not Glengarry. Her co-star is a male academy award and tony nominated actor."

Rehearsals have begun for a Broadway show that hasn't been announced yet?

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:14pm

Is it a musical or a play?

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:16pm
Theyíre in rehearsals for a show thatís already been cast, (presumably if itís in rehearsal) has a theater, Director, production team and thereís been no word anywhere about it?
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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:19pm
The prom started rehersals today.

Torch song?
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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:22pm

Bwayfan292 said: "The prom started rehersals today.

Torch song?
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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:24pm
Torch song is a VERY small ensemble cast and every announcement re: cast, etc has been announced for a while. The cast photo shoot was released a few weeks ago. So this rules that out.
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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:25pm

Not Torch Song. It hasn't been announced yet. This was very early script work.

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 2:28pm

What theatre could this possibly be playing -- The Cort? The Kerr?

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 3:51pm

MayAudraBlessYou2 said: "Not Torch Song. It hasn't been announced yet. This was very early script work."

So it’s not in official rehearsals? Is there anything you can tell us about the timeline?

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:02pm

MayAudraBlessYou2 said: "She's rehearsing this now. It's not Glengarry. Her co-star is a male academy award and tony nominated actor."
 

This is the project I was referring to when I said "It's supposedly a revival of a play by a living writer. (It's not 'night, mother or a production that's been announced)" earlier in the thread.

When it opens, the writer will have two shows running simultaneously on Broadway. It's kind of an odd choice for a revival, but I'll be interested to see how it turns out!

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:20pm

SomethingPeculiar said: "MayAudraBlessYou2 said: "She's rehearsing this now. It's not Glengarry. Her co-star is a male academy award and tony nominated actor."


This is the project I was referring to when I said"It's supposedly a revival of a play by a living writer. (It's not'night, motheror a production that's beenannounced)" earlier in the thread.

When it opens, the writer will have two shows running simultaneouslyon Broadway. It's kind of an odd choice for a revival, but I'll be interested to see how it turns out!
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The only thing I can think of that meets these qualifications might be a Terrence McNally piece. Possibly "Lips Together, Teeth Apart" or "The Ritz"?

A different Mamet play could work as well but I can't think of any that fit all the descriptors stated above.

 

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:25pm

SomethingPeculiar said: "MayAudraBlessYou2 said: "She's rehearsing this now. It's not Glengarry. Her co-star is a male academy award and tony nominated actor."


This is the project I was referring to when I said"It's supposedly a revival of a play by a living writer. (It's not'night, motheror a production that's beenannounced)" earlier in the thread.

When it opens, the writer will have two shows running simultaneouslyon Broadway. It's kind of an odd choice for a revival, but I'll be interested to see how it turns out!
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Tantalizingly teased out. Who could it be? Aaron Sorkin? Harvey Feirstein? Kenneth Lonergan? Tarrell Alvin McCraney? Unless it's someone who did the book of a musical. Itamar Moses? 

 

Will now spend the next hour obsessing over what it could be!

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:37pm

I feel like there is a good chance it could be someone who did the book of a musical, which is why I suggested Terrence McNally. I didn't even consider Sorkin, but I suppose it could be "A Few Good Men". Kenneth Lonergan doesn't really have anything that would suit Audra. I'm not familiar enough with Moses' works to say if any of his plays would be the right fit.

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:40pm

I for one would love to see Casa Valentina on Broadway again (yea yea I know it's too soon). Audra would a phenomenal Rita opposite... oh the casting possibilities!

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:43pm

This is a fun puzzle.

Because Bernhardt/Hamlet closes so early in the season, I'm guessing it's not Theresa Rebeck.

Maybe Steven Levenson? Was If I Forget reviewed well Off-Broadway?

Maybe something from Lee Hall? According to his Playbill bio, he did an adaptation of Mother Courage... 

But I immediately went to Terrence McNally. Lips Together, Teeth Apart seems at least logical.

Whatever it is, I hope it gets announced soon.

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:44pm
You sure itís a play? Because I really want her to do SPIDERWOMAN. And that would be McNally who also has ANASTASIA on broadway.
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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:57pm

It is definitely Terrence McNally Audra returning to Broadway...?

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:58pm

MayAudraBlessYou2 said: "Not Torch Song. It hasn't been announced yet. This was very early script work."

Can you just tell us?

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 4:59pm

In my dreams, but Audra in THE RINK. 

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 5:03pm

Is it a Frankie and Johnny revival?

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Posted: 9/20/18 at 5:06pm

Doing a bit of research to try to figure out which show Audra will be in. The only problem is I'm not too familiar with plays so I need some help!

Criteria: Must be a play that has previously been on Broadway, as it is a revival, by a living writer, that will have two shows running simultaneously on Broadway, by the time this opens. (Thanks SomethingPeculiar!)

Here are the possibilities guesses by author! 

Terrence McNally (Anastasia) - The Ritz, Mothers and Sons, It's Only a Play, Deuce, And Things That Go Bump in the Night, Ravenswood, Dunelawn, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune (This show has a major male and female role, and according to SomethingPeculiar she has an Academy award and Tony-nominated acting co-star)

Rick Elice (The Cher Show) - Peter & the Starcatcher

Lee Hall (Network) - The Pitmen Painters

Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Torch Song) - Casa Valentina

Aaron Sorkin (To Kill a Mockingbird) - The Farnsworth Invention, A Few Good Men 

Kenneth Lonergan (Waverly Gallery) - This is Our Youth, Lobby Hero

Updated On: 9/20/18 at 05:06 PM