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Halley Feiffer

 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons World Premiere, 2019
Cat
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Peggy Grant
  [Off-Broadway]
2econd Stage Theatre Production, 2014
Sarah
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Little Nun
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2009
Jessie / Lena / Nina / Sandra
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Joanne Smith
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Cleo
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Bee-Bee
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2002
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Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Writer

Writing

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Playwright
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Halley Feiffer Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Adaptation
Halley Feiffer, Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow
 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Halley Feiffer, The Pain of My Belligerence
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - John Gassner Playwrighting Award
Halley Feiffer, I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard
 
Theatre World Awards - 2011 - Performance Gold Star
Halley Feiffer, The House of Blue Leaves

Halley Feiffer News

How Female Playwrights Are Making the Industry Better Photo How Female Playwrights Are Making the Industry Better
by Cara Joy David - Nov 18, 2022

Other than a handful of playwrights 30 and under, all the playwrights spoken to for this piece believe their sex has impacted their careers in the theater. Women feel that they have trouble getting in the room and being taken seriously once there. But there is something more, a sense that when things get really bad -- beyond mansplaining bad -- there aren't many people to turn to in the theater.

Where Are All of the Female Theatre Critics? Photo Where Are All of the Female Theatre Critics?
by Cara Joy David - Nov 11, 2022

In this, the second installment in our series on women playwrights, the playwrights speak about critical interpretation of their work and the lack of powerful female critics. Please read Part I here, which discusses the more general issues female playwrights face.

Women Playwrights Speak Out on Life in the Theater: Part 1 Photo Women Playwrights Speak Out on Life in the Theater: Part 1
by Cara Joy David - Nov 4, 2022

In this three-part series, BroadwayWorld spoke to over 20 female playwrights who have been produced in major NY theaters about what life in the theater is really like for them -- and what can be done to make it better.

Theater for the New City Presents the World Premiere of COLD BLOODED Photo Theater for the New City Presents the World Premiere of COLD BLOODED
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022

Theater for the New City presents the world premiere of Joel Greenhouse's COLD BLOODED, directed by Joe John Battista, running November 10 - 27, 2022. Previews begin November 10 for a November 12 opening.

World Premiere of Joel Greenhouse's COLD BLOODED to be Presented at Theater For The N Photo World Premiere of Joel Greenhouse's COLD BLOODED to be Presented at Theater For The New City in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2022

Theater for the New City will present the world premiere of Joel Greenhouse's COLD BLOODED, directed by Joe John Battista, running November 10 - 27, 2022. Previews begin November 10 for a November 12 opening.

Review Roundup: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Pre-Broadway Run Opens in Chicago; What Did the Photo Review Roundup: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Pre-Broadway Run Opens in Chicago; What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Aug 8, 2022

The world premiere production of The Devil Wears Prada, The Musical has officially opened in Chicago! The production began performances on July 19th, and celebrated opening night last night, August 7th. Read all of the reviews for The Devil Wears Prada here!

ANNOUNCING THE 2022/2023 SEASON at Dezart Performs Photo ANNOUNCING THE 2022/2023 SEASON at Dezart Performs
by Kay Kudukis - Jul 4, 2022

Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.

MTC Announces Lineup for 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series Photo MTC Announces Lineup for 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club announced the lineup for the 2022¬†Ted¬†Snowdon¬†Reading Series. The readings kick off Monday, March 14 and will be held on Mondays through March 28. The readings will take place at¬†New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I¬†(131 West 55th¬†Street). All readings are free and open to the public, but space is¬†limited¬†and RSVPs are required.

Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing Photo Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2021

In the wake of Stephen Sondheim's passing, there has been an outpouring of grief from the Broadway community and beyond. Read them all here.

Halley Feiffer Videos

VIDEO: Micah Stock Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Videoplay
VIDEO: Micah Stock Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 27, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Tony Award-nominated stage and screen actor Micah Stock, who currently stars on Netflix's cult favorite, Bonding and Disney+/Nat Geo's The Right Stuff, in which he plays real-life NASA astronaut Deke Slayton.

BWW Tonys Special: Hangin' with the Humans of THE HUMANS- Tony Nominees Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 6, 2016

Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney play husband and wife onstage- Erik and Deirdre Blake in Stephen Karam's The Humans. The play, which originated at the Roundabout Theatre Company last year, earned six Tony nominations, including nods for the duo (Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play). Before the big day, they checked in with BroadwayWorld to tell us all about how they're holding up!

Tony Awards Close-Up: THE HUMANS' Jayne Houdyshell & Reed Birney Find the Roles of a Lifetime
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2016

Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney play husband and wife onstage- Erik and Deirdre Blake in Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS. The play, which originated at the Roundabout Theatre Company last year, earned six Tony nominations, including nods for the duo (Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Featured Role in a Play). Check out why they couldn't be happier below!

VIDEO: Beth Behrs Talks New Play 'A FUNNY THING HAPPENED' on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - May 10, 2016

Below, the 2 BROKE GIRLS star talks to Seth Meyers about the new project and proves that she can say the entire name of the show by heart!

BWW TV: TWO BROKE GIRLS Star Beth Behrs Explains MCC's Next Play- A FUNNY THING HAPPENED...
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 21, 2016

Beth Behrs, the star of CBS's '2 Broke Girls,' will lead the cast of the world premiere of Halley Feiffer's comedy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big day below!

STAGE TUBE: Promos for USA's WHITE COLLAR, POLITICAL ANIMALS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 25, 2012

With a great slate of shows already on-air, USA Network had you covered for now. But just wait for July, when WHITE COLLAR and COVERT AFFAIRS premiere (Tuesday, July 10th) and USA Network's Limited Series Television event POLITICAL ANIMALS (starring Sigourney Weaver) premieres July 15th at 10/9c.

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Signature Theatre's MEDIEVAL PLAY - Josh Hamilton & More!
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2012

Signature Theatre began performances for MEDIEVAL PLAY, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, on May 15 in anticipation of a Thursday, June 7 opening night in The Irene Diamond Stage at the Company's new Frank Gehry-designed home, The Pershing Square Signature Center. Want to meet the cast? Click below to hear from Anthony Arkin, Heather Burns, Tate Donovan, Kevin Geer, Josh Hamilton, Halley Feiffer, and C.J. Wilson. David Pittu also stars.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat at Opening Night of THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES
by Robert Diamond - Apr 26, 2011

Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement opened last night, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Broadway Beat was there with host Richie Ridge to talk to the cast at the opening night party at Sardi's.

STAGE TUBE: BLUE LEAVES' Ben Stiller Visits TODAY SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2011

THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES was recently featured on NBC's 'The Today Show' and 'The Charlie Rose Show.' Click below to watch Ben Stiller talk to TODAY co-host Matt Lauer about returning to Broadway. Click here to watch Ben Stiller, director David Cromer and playwright John Guare talk to Charlie Rose about bringing THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES back to New York.

STAGE TUBE: BLUE LEAVES' Ben Stiller Visits Late Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2011

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES starring Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer, will open on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). The strictly limited 16-week engagement will begin previews on Monday, April 4, 2011. In the following video, HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES star stops by The Late Show to chat with David Letterman about the show.


Halley Feiffer Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Halley Feiffer been in?
Halley Feiffer has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Halley Feiffer been in?
Halley Feiffer has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Halley Feiffer been nominated for?
Outstanding Adaptation (Drama Desk Awards) for Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Pain of My Belligerence John Gassner Playwrighting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The House of Blue Leaves .

What awards has Halley Feiffer won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The House of Blue Leaves.

How many shows has Halley Feiffer written?
Halley Feiffer has written 5 shows including Young Playwrights XXII (Playwright), I'm Gonna Pray for You So Hard (Writer), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City (Playwright), Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow (Author), The Pain of My Belligerence (Playwright).