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Anna in the Tropics - 2003 - Broadway

In this beguiling story set in a Cuban-American cigar factory in 1929 Florida, cigars are still rolled by hand and "lectors" are employed to educate and entertain the workers. The arrival of a new lector is a cause for celebration, but when he begins to read aloud from Anna Karenina, he unwittingly becomes a catalyst in the lives of his avid listeners, for whom Tolstoy, the tropics and the American dream prove a volatile combination.

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 15 minutes with one intermission

Royale Theatre

(New York, NY)
242 W. 45th St. Seating Chart
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020
WP THEATER has announced the 15 artists selected for the 2020-2022 WP Lab. The two-year residency begins now and culminates with the biennial WP Pipeline Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021
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by Lorens Portalatin - Sep 12, 2021
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2020
WP Theater announced today that Rebecca Martinez and Cori Thomas will be joining the staff as BOLD Associate Artistic Director and Mellon Foundation Playwright in Residence, respectively.
by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020
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by Nicole Rosky - May 4, 2020
It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop has officially won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included: Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning and David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's Soft Power.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, Artistic Director Designate Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora announced changes to TheatreWorks's 2020-21 Season, which is now scheduled to begin in October 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2020
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by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 13, 2020
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by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 10, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2021
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by Robert Encila-Celdran - Mar 1, 2020
Joey Mendoza considers himself a private man. He balks at the attention and prefers to let his work take the stage - literally. He's in the public eye, nonetheless, because brilliant work inevitably betrays its source.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2020
Broadway producer Daryl Roth chatted with Page Six about what the Daryl Roth Theatre is doing to prepare to reopen, whenever that day may come.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021
The Acting Company today announces a presentation of Nilo Cruz's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2020
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, has announced that Daniel Banks has been awarded the Alan Schneider Director Award.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jun 11, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2021
A Noise Within, the acclaimed classic repertory theatre company, has announced its 2021-2022, 30th Anniversary Season with the theme THEY SHATTERED THE CHRYSALIS.
by Student Blogger: Noah Skurtu - Jul 7, 2020
For the artists, students, working professionals (which is no one right now), and those seeking future employment on Broadway, things seem hopeless. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021
San Diego Repertory Theatre and Amigos del REP announced today a live streamed reading of Anna in the Tropics, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Nilo Cruz. The play reading will be streamed on Monday, February 15th at 5 PM PST (6 PM MST, 7 PM CST, 8 PM EST), and will be available for viewing until Thursday, February 18th at 11:59PM PST.
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by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021
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by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.
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by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2020
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2021
Ground Floor Theatre has announced the return to live theatre with an updated 2021 season schedule along with two titles for the 2022 season, and the second quarter GFT In Residence Artist. After moving rain falls special on me and Anna in the Tropics from the 2020 season, GFT has now set dates for both.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2020
Kiln Theatre today launches Kiln Insight with free masterclasses with Artistic Director Indhu Rubasingham and Associate Director Susie McKenna.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021
The Acting Company today announces they will continue their Alumni Spotlight virtual programming series by producing a reading of Muse, a new play by Acting Company alum and Broadway mainstay Tom Alan Robbins.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021
New Normal Rep is continuing with its inaugural season presenting Two Sisters and a Piano, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony-nominated playwright Nilo Cruz (Anna in the Tropics). Streaming  on demand April 21 - May 23.