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[Broadway, 2002]
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Nicky Silver Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Play
Nicky Silver, The Lyons
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
Nicky Silver - , The Maiden's Prayer
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Play
Nicky Silver, Raised in Captivity
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Play
Nicky Silver, Raised in Captivity
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1995 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play
Nicky SilverThe Food Chain
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Play
Nicky Silvers, Pterodactyls

Nicky Silver News

SANDRA Extended for One Week at Vineyard Theatre Photo SANDRA Extended for One Week at Vineyard Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced a one week extension of  Sandra, a one-woman thriller written by David Cale (Harry Clarke), starring Marjan Neshat (English and Selling Kabul) and directed by Leigh Silverman (Harry Clarke).   

Listen: Jennifer Westfeldt Discusses Her Stage and Screen Career on LITTLE KNOWN FACT Photo Listen: Jennifer Westfeldt Discusses Her Stage and Screen Career on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 21, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. This week's episode features Jennifer Westfeldt, who talks about her stage and screen career, current role in The Gett, and more!

Andrew Burnap, Phillipa Soo & Jordan Donica to Star in CAMELOT at Lincoln Center Thea Photo Andrew Burnap, Phillipa Soo & Jordan Donica to Star in CAMELOT at Lincoln Center Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Andrew Burnap will be Arthur, Phillipa Soo will be Guenevere, and Jordan Donica will be Lancelot Du Lac in its new version of Lerner & Loewe's Camelot, a fresh take on the classic tale.

Vineyard Theatre to Receive Proclamation From Mayor's Office to Celebrate 'Vineyard T Photo Vineyard Theatre to Receive Proclamation From Mayor's Office to Celebrate 'Vineyard Theatre Day'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2022

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel announced that the company will be receiving a proclamation from the Mayor’s Office on November 3 to celebrate Vineyard Theatre Day, recognizing the institution's contributions to the city of New York and its neighborhood of Union Square.

Edward Albee's THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY Comes to the Black Box This November Photo Edward Albee's THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY Comes to the Black Box This November
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

The Black Box has announced its next main stage show, an under-produced masterwork: Edward Albee's The Play About The Baby. The show opens on November 10 at The Black Box, 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, NJ with tickets on sale now.

Medeski Martin and Wood Percussionist Billy Martin Will Perform Solo Show at the Blac Photo Medeski Martin and Wood Percussionist Billy Martin Will Perform Solo Show at the Black Box Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022

On Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 7:30PM, Medeski Martin & Wood's Billy Martin -- a long-time Bergen County resident -- will perform another solo set utilizing percussion instruments, found objects, voice, flutes, bird calls, and more at The Black Box Performing Arts Center, 49 East Palisade Ave between Grand Ave and Dean Street. 

Vineyard Theatre's 2022-23 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Will be Presented to T. Adam Photo Vineyard Theatre's 2022-23 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award Will be Presented to T. Adamson
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that T. Adamson is the recipient of the 2022-23 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Adamson will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's Emerging Artists Celebration on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Tony Winners Rachel Hauck, Linda Cho & More Join SANDRA Design Team; Tickets on Sale Photo Tony Winners Rachel Hauck, Linda Cho & More Join SANDRA Design Team; Tickets on Sale Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

The design team has been announced for Vineyard Theatre's Sandra. The newly announced design team includes scenic design by Tony Award winner Rachel Hauck, costume design by Tony Award winner Linda Cho, lighting design by Thom Weaver, and sound design by Kathy Ruvuna.

The Black Box to Present CHERRY HILL and Neil LaBute's WOYZECK in Rep Photo The Black Box to Present CHERRY HILL and Neil LaBute's WOYZECK in Rep
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

The Black Box, NJ's prime incubator for new and under-produced works by world-class artists, will kick off the 2022-23 Season with acclaimed playwright/filmmaker Neil LaBute's adaptation of Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck, 'in rep' with Cherry Hill by Matt Okin this October.

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER to Premiere Off-Broadway in Spring 2023 Photo Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER to Premiere Off-Broadway in Spring 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER will begin previews on March 15, 2023 and will officially open on April 10, 2023 at Second Stage’s Off-Broadway home, the Tony Kiser Theater. The limited 8-week run will play through Sunday, May 21, 2023.

Nicky Silver Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Linda Lavin Plays Hard-to-Please In-Law on Next Episode of MOM
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 5, 2016

Broadway's Linda Lavin guest stars on the next episode of CBS's MOM, titled 'Kreplach and a Tiny Tush.'

STAGE TUBE: Joy Behar Discusses One-Woman Show, ME, MY MOUTH & I on Morning Joe
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2014

Comedian and actress Joy Behar joins Morning Joe joins Morning Joe to discuss her new one-woman show ‚ÄúMe, My Mouth & I.‚ÄĚ Behar also sticks around to read some of the morning papers with Mika Brzezinski. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Joy Behar Returns to 'The View' to Talk New One-Woman Show ME, MY MOUTH AND I
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 5, 2014

Former co-host Joy Behar returned to this week's THE VIEW on ABC to talk about her new one woman show, ME, MY MOUTH AND I, beginning previews tomorrow at New York's Cherry Lane Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Vineyard Theatre's 30th Anniversary Campaign - Anthony LaPaglia, Nicky Silver, Rajiv Joseph and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2012

Vineyard Theatre, one of the nation's leading non-profit theatre companies, is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary. Several Vineyard artists, including Anthony LaPaglia and Kathryn Erbe (who appeared in the recent production of Doug McGrath's CHECKERS, which kicked off the current mainstage season), and writers Nicky Silver, John Kander and Rajiv Joseph appear in the Vineyard's just-released 30th Anniversary Campaign video. Click below!

BWW TV: At The 2012 Drama League Awards Part 2 - John Laroquette, Audra McDonald, Linda Lavin and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2012

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge brings you interviews with the stars in attendance at the 78th Annual Drama League Awards luncheon, held yesterday, May 18. Below, Ridge speaks with co-hosts John Larouquette and Stockard Channing, presenter Donna Murphy, honorary co-chairs Cynthia Nixon and Judith Light, nominees Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis (The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess), Linda Lavin (The Lyons), Nicky Silver (The Lyons), Russell Harvard (Tribes), Da'Vine Joy Randolph (Ghost), Cristin Milioti (Once), Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara and Joe DiPietro (Nick Work If You Can Get It) and more!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of THE LYONS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2012

THE LYONS debuted last fall at the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre and now begins previews on April 5, with an official opening night set for April 23. THE LYONS comes to Broadway with its entire original cast: Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa along with Michael Esper, Kate Jennings Grant, Brenda Pressley and Gregory Wooddell. The Vineyard Theatre production of THE LYONS will be presented on Broadway by producer Kathleen K. Johnson. Mark Brokaw directs. The cast and creative team met the press today, March 28, and BroadwayWorld brings you interviews from the big event below!

STAGE TUBE: Cheyenne Jackson on NBC's 30 ROCK
by Eddie Varley - Nov 13, 2009

FINIAN'S RAINBOW star Cheyenne Jackson is joining the cast of the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series '30 Rock.' Jackson's first episode on the hit comedy series was last night, Thursday November 12th. The episode is titled 'THE PROBLEM SOLVERS' and also featured Top Chef star Padma Lakshmi.

STAGE TUBE: The Logo Legacy Campaign - Cheyenne Jackson
by Eddie Varley - Oct 20, 2009

The Logo Legacy Campaign features prominent gays and lesbians in media, entertainment and advertising examining what it takes to build a legacy. The video we bring you today on STAGE TUBE features FINIAN'S RAINBOW star and BWW favorite Cheyenne Jackson.


Nicky Silver Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Nicky Silver written?
Nicky Silver has written 11 shows including Pterodactyls (Playwright), Raised in Captivity (Playwright), The Food Chain (Playwright), Fit to Be Tied (Author), The Maiden's Prayer (Playwright), The Eros Trilogy (Playwright), The Altruists (Playwright), Beautiful Child (Playwright), Three Changes (Playwright), The Lyons (Playwright), Too Much Sun (Playwright).

What awards has Nicky Silver been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lyons , John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Maiden's Prayer , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Raised in Captivity , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Raised in Captivity The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Food Chain and Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Pterodactyls .