Featured Reviews For The Price


Danny DeVito, With Egg, Makes a Storming Broadway Debut: Review of ‘The Price’ - Daily Beast
DeVito, playing the kind of irreverent, hilarious, irritation-generating dynamo that he also does so brilliantly on film-steals the audience's attention, especially when it comes to consuming an egg, the shell of which he cracks with his cane. He then eats it with the gusto that Cookie Monster attacks his cookies. His character is 89, and in a long, colorful life has been three times married and somehow acquired a discharge from the British Navy. But he, too, is hiding a family tragedy, and DeVito's emotional register shifts perfectly at the moment of its revelation. Hecht skillfully does as much as she can do with very little, Miller's vision of her seems beached between acquisitive shrew and frustrated peacemaker, with little shading in between-it is Hecht's subtle coquettishness that adds an edge to her interactions with Walter. Shalhoub is also unexpected: he looks as smooth as any stage villain should yet his desire for money isn't simple greed, and he doesn't patronize his brother, despite having materially achieved so much more. He puts the price of his beautiful coat at "two gallstones"-operated on "a big textile guy" who keeps sending him things.

'The Price' on Broadway: Mark Ruffalo and Danny DeVito star in a terrific revival - NJ.com
The actors are everything you might hope for with such a starry cast, intelligent and moving and honest, with particular props due to DeVito (in his Broadway debut) and Shalhoub. Solomon is the play's most comic figure, and DeVito scores serious laughs -- just watch him work slapstick wonders with a hard-boiled egg which he never seems to stop chewing. But the diminutive actor also conveys extraordinary gravity and mystery. What could have been played as stereotype and broad shtick ends up being a fascinating study of a man whose entire life has been about negotiation and dissembling. You'll be debating the meaning of his final laugh during the car ride home.


 

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by BWW News Desk - February 3, 2017
Arthur Miller's The Price will begin preview performances on Thursday, February 16, and open officially on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). The production has just unveiled a portrait of the cast - check it out below!
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2017
On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Danny DeVito talked about making his Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's THE PRICE.
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017
Arthur Miller's The Price will begin preview performances on Thursday, February 16, and open officially on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).
by TV - Press Previews - January 19, 2017
The company just met the press and you can catch up with the company as they begin their rehearsal process below!
by Walter McBride - January 19, 2017
The company just met the press and you can check out complete photo coverage from the big day below!
by Walter McBride - January 19, 2017
Arthur Miller's The Price will begin preview performances on Thursday, February 16, and open officially on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). Check out photos of the marquee below!
by Walter McBride - January 19, 2017
Arthur Miller's The Price will begin preview performances on Thursday, February 16, and open officially on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This is a limited engagement through May 7, 2017 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - January 5, 2017
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has just announced that three time Oscar- nominated, Tony nominated and Emmy & Drama Desk award winning actor Mark Ruffalo will return to Broadway to star in Arthur Miller's The Price. Ruffalo will join previously announced stars Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company co-founder, Terry Kinney. Ruffalo assumes the role of 'Victor Franz.' John Turturro has left the production due to his filming schedule.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced a new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Price, directed by Steppenwolf co?founder Terry Kinney.