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Stephen Adly Guirgis

 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Revival, 2017
Cinna the Poet
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
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Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Off-Broadway, 1995]
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Stephen Adly Guirgis Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Play
Stephen Adly Guirgis, Between Riverside and Crazy
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play
Stephen Adly Guirgis, Between Riverside and Crazy
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2015 - Best Play Gold Star
Stephen Adly GuirgisThe Motherfucker With The Hat
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2015 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Stephen Adly Guirgis, Between Riverside and Crazy
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Play
Stephen Adly Guirgis, The Motherf**ker With the Hat
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Play
Stephen Adly Guirgis, The Motherf**ker with the Hat
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Play
Stephen Adly Guirgis, The Motherf**ker with the Hat
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding One-Person Solo Performance Gold Star
Stephen Adly Guirgis, Our Lady of 121st Street
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - The BBC Award for Best New Play
Stephen Adly GuirgisJesus Hopped The 'A' Train
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
Stephen Adly Guirgis, Our Lady of 121st Street

Stephen Adly Guirgis News

Meet the Cast of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2022

Second Stage Theater's Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play, Between Riverside and Crazy, directed by Austin Pendleton begins previews  tonight, Wednesday, November 30th. Meet the cast here!

Video: Common and Company Get Ready to Bring BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY to Broadway Photo Video: Common and Company Get Ready to Bring BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY to Broadway
by In Rehearsals - Nov 26, 2022

In this video, Common and the company of Between Riverside and Crazy meet the press ahead of the show's arrival on Broadway on Wednesday, November 30. The play will officially open on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater.

Photos: The Company of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Meets the Press! Photo Photos: The Company of BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Meets the Press!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 18, 2022

See photos of the company of Between Riverside and Crazy meeting the press! BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY will begin previews Wednesday, November 30th and will officially open on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater.

MR. SATURDAY NIGHT Starring Billy Crystal to Premiere on BroadwayHD in December Photo MR. SATURDAY NIGHT Starring Billy Crystal to Premiere on BroadwayHD in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022

¬†BroadwayHD¬†will present the¬†exclusive streaming release of Billy Crystal‚Äôs five-time Tony Award¬ģ nominated¬†Mr. Saturday Night: A New Musical Comedy. Filmed during its Broadway run,¬†Mr. Saturday Night: A New Musical Comedy¬†will be available exclusively on BroadwayHD starting December 1st.

Tickets for BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Live Simulcast Viewings on Sale Tomorrow Photo Tickets for BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Live Simulcast Viewings on Sale Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

Tickets will go on sale for Second Stage Theater's simulcast performances of its Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton on Friday, November 11 at 12pm EST. 

Signature Theatre's SigSpace to Present Concert Response to MY BROKEN LANGUAGE & More Photo Signature Theatre's SigSpace to Present Concert Response to MY BROKEN LANGUAGE & More in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

Following HalfPint at Night, SigSpace will feature, on November 13 from 5:30-6:30pm, a concert response to Quiara Alegr√≠a Hudes‚Äô memoir¬†My Broken Language¬†from¬†Bushwick Book Club‚ÄĒthe theatrical adaptation of which is currently being performed in the Signature Center‚Äôs Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre (through November 27).

Phylicia Rashad Will Voice The Giant in INTO THE WOODS at Signature Theatre Photo Phylicia Rashad Will Voice The Giant in INTO THE WOODS at Signature Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022

Signature Theatre has announced that two-time Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad will give voice to The Giant in its upcoming production of the musical Into the Woods with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. 

Wagner College To Host Ceremony And Staged Reading of 2022 Stanley Award-Winner, MARI Photo Wagner College To Host Ceremony And Staged Reading of 2022 Stanley Award-Winner, MARILYN, MOM, AND ME
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2022

Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of the 2022 Stanley Drama Award is Luke Yankee for his play Marilyn, Mom and Me.

Cast Announced For Atlantic Theater Company's THE FAR COUNTRY Photo Cast Announced For Atlantic Theater Company's THE FAR COUNTRY
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of The Far Country, an Atlantic commissioned play by Guggenheim fellow Lloyd Suh, directed by Obie Award winner Eric Ting.

Michael Urie, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brittney Mack & More Set for Second Stage Theate Photo Michael Urie, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brittney Mack & More Set for Second Stage Theater's Fall Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

Second Stage Theater’s Fall Gala celebration will honor Second Stage Board Chair Terry Lindsay and her husband, Bob Lindsay, Co-Founder and Chairman of Lindsay Goldberg. The gala event will take place on Monday, October 17, 2022. The event will feature Michael Urie, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brittney Mack and more.

Stephen Adly Guirgis Videos

Video: Common and Company Get Ready to Bring BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY to Broadway Videoplay
Video: Common and Company Get Ready to Bring BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY to Broadway

by In Rehearsals - Nov 26, 2022

In this video, Common and the company of Between Riverside and Crazy meet the press ahead of the show's arrival on Broadway on Wednesday, November 30. The play will officially open on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater.

VIDEO: Sam Rockwell & Saoirse Ronan Investigate a West End Murder in the SEE HOW THEY Videoplay
VIDEO: Sam Rockwell & Saoirse Ronan Investigate a West End Murder in the SEE HOW THEY RUN Trailer

by Michael Major - Jun 29, 2022

Watch the trailer for the new West End murder mystery film See How They Run, starring Sam Rockwell and Saoirse Ronan. The film takes place in the West End of 1950s London, as plans for a movie version of a smash-hit play come to an abrupt halt after the film’s Hollywood director is murdered.

Video Flashback: Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman Videoplay
Video Flashback: Broadway Dims Its Lights in Memory of Philip Seymour Hoffman

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 2, 2018

Today we celebrate the life and career of actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away on this day in 2014. Beloved by audiences, and colleagues, Hoffman's death shook the artistic community. For his numerous contributions to the theatre, theatre owners dimmed the lights on Broadway in his memory. 

VIDEO: Netflix Announces Premiere Date for THE GET DOWN: PART II
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 23, 2017

Told through the lives and music of a ragtag crew of South Bronx teens, The Get Down is a mythic saga of the transformation of 1970s New York City. Part II launches April 7, 2017.

VIDEO: Official Trailer for Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN, Coming to Netflix
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 25, 2016

Below, check out the new official trailer for the Netflix original series THE GET DOWN from Baz Luhrmann. Part One of The Get Down, comprising six episodes, premieres Friday, August 12 on Netflix around the world.

VIDEO: Watch One of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Performances - A MOST WANTED MAN
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 11, 2014

The domestic trailer for director Anton Corbijn's adaptation of John le Carre's A MOST WANTED MAN has been released.

STAGE TUBE: Darren Criss and Sean Astin Appear in Judas Redux's THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT Ticket Promo
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2013

The Judas Redux team just announced casting and ticket information for its new production of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Julia Albain. The Last Days of Judas Iscariot will be presented at Stage 773, 1225 West Belmont in Chicago, for 18 performances, August 23 - September 8, 2013. The Press Opening is scheduled for Sunday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m. Click below to watch the official ticket announcement video, which includes surprise appearances by Sean Astin (as Dylan Saunders) and Darren Criss (who appeared in Albain's 2008 production at the University of Michigan)!

STAGE TUBE: JUDAS REDUX Creative Team Reacts to Reaching Kickstarter Goal
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2013

A Kickstarter campaign for the project was launched on Friday morning, March 29, and the goal of $36,000 was met on Monday evening, April 1, as of 11 p.m., approximately 82 hours after it went live. Below, check out a montage of the creative team's reactions leading up to the Kickstarter reaching 100 percent!

STAGE TUBE: Team StarKid Members Launch JUDAS REDUX Kickstarter Campaign
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2013

Julia Albain and Corey Lubowich (of Team StarKid fame) have announced a Kickstarter campaign for Judas Redux, a project that will include extensive behind-the-scenes content and a new production of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Julia Albain, and featuring Lauren Lopez, Joey Richter and Brian Rosenthal. If the goal of $36,000 is met, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot will be presented at Stage 773, 1225 West Belmont in Chicago, for 18 performances, August 23 - September 8, 2013. Watch Julia, Corey, Lauren, Joey and Brian talk about the new project below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Victory Theatre's THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2013

Producer Dee Smith's vision for doing THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT came to her during a trip to Rome, Italy long before Pope Benedict decided to call it quits. She had been cast in another LA production several years ago, but she, along with several other cast members left the production early in the process. On March 1st, the controversial and much talked about Stephen Adly Guirgis play opened at The Victory Theatre Center (Big Victory) and will continue through until April 6th. Click below to watch an interview with the production's creative team!


Stephen Adly Guirgis Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Stephen Adly Guirgis written?
Stephen Adly Guirgis has written 7 shows including Jesus Hopped the A train (Playwright), Our Lady of 121st Street (Playwright), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Playwright), The Little Flower of East Orange (Playwright), The Motherf**ker With the Hat (Playwright), Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven (Playwright), Dog Day Afternoon (Playwright).

What awards has Stephen Adly Guirgis been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Between Riverside and Crazy , Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for Between Riverside and Crazy , Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for The Motherfucker With The Hat , The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Between Riverside and Crazy , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Motherf**ker With the Hat , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Motherf**ker with the Hat , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Motherf**ker with the Hat , Outstanding One-Person Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Our Lady of 121st Street The BBC Award for Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train and John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Our Lady of 121st Street .

What awards has Stephen Adly Guirgis won?
Best Play (Evening Standard Awards) for The Motherfucker With The Hat The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Between Riverside and Crazyand Outstanding One-Person Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Our Lady of 121st Street.