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As Is is a play by William M. Hoffman.The Circle Repertory Company and The Glines co-production, directed by Marshall W. Mason, opened on March 10, 1985 at the Circle Theatre, where it ran for 49 performances. The Broadway production, produced by John Glines, Lawrence Lane, Lucille Lortel, and the Shubert Organization, opened on May 1 at the Lyceum Theatre, where it ran for 285 performances following six previews. The cast included Jonathan Hadary, Jonathan Hogan, Lou Liberatore, Ken Kliban, and Claris Erickson.

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2022
Two new exhibitions are opening this weekend in New York City at the Princess Beatrix House. Learn more about them here!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022
After a virtual reunion organized by Florence Belsky Charitable Foundation, Jen Sandler and Michael Kushner produce an evening at 54 Below celebrating alumni and current campers to raise funds for the Hancock French Woods Arts Alliance. 
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 27, 2022
To open their fortieth season, The New York Pops pulls out all the stops.
by Review Roundups - Oct 26, 2022
The Almeida Theatre presents the world premiere of Tammy Faye, a new musical from Elton John, Jake Shears and James Graham, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold. The cast includes Katie Brayben, Andrew Rannells and Zubin Varla. Read reviews for the new musical below!
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 26, 2022
Rupert Goold directs a sanitised tale of faith, love, and financial fraud with a cast led by Andrew Rannells and Katie Brayben as the Bakkers - the couple who changed the face of American Christianity by broadcasting “24 hours per day, seven days a week until the second coming” in the 70s and 80s. It’s a camp production, clearly pre-packaged for the West End, that’s too abridged in its retelling of the story to hit the mark. 
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 26, 2022
With many years ahead of the producer’s career, this most definitely won’t be the definitive text on Mackintosh’s tangible contributions to London’s theatres, but it’s a remarkable “the story so far” on a figure who’s as admired as is criticised.
by Carissa Chesanek - Oct 26, 2022
Inside Washington Height’s brand-new Radio Hotel, you’ll find Jalao NYC, a vibrant Dominican restaurant serving traditional cuisine.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Rainbow Sun Productions in The Songs of Rankin/Bass on Friday, November 25, 2022. Rainbow Sun Productions invites you to kick-off your holiday season at Broadway’s Supper Club, 54 Below, as they take you on a musical journey through the songs featured in the Rankin/Bass holiday specials!
by Brooks Appelbaum - Oct 25, 2022
What did our critic think of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at Yale Repertory Theatre? James Bundy, Artistic Director of Yale Repertory Theatre and Dean of Yale School of Drama, often helms the first production of a season, and that production is often a classic play: Tennessee Williams' A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE; Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA; Samuel Beckett's HAPPY DAYS; and Edward Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE, to name a few. This season, he directs what many consider to be Albee's masterpiece, WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, and anyone who sees this production is fortunate indeed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022
Casting has been announced for Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts’ WORLD PREMIERE production of INVINCIBLE - THE MUSICAL, featuring the music of PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO, from November 22 to December 18, 2022, in The Wallis’ Bram Goldsmith Theater.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022
Scoogelicious, Peckham’s take on Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol takes centre stage this December, written by playwright and actor Geoffrey Aymer and presented by Theatre Peckham. 
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 24, 2022
BroadwayWorld has just learned that the full cast will return for two encore performances of The Last Match: A Pro Wrestling Rock Musical. The Pro Wrestling concert event will be returning November 14th, 2022 2:30 and 7:30pm at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, NJ.
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 22, 2022
Unfortunately, it all ends up looking like a fake play seen in a movie where the characters go to the theatre to advance the plot or reflect on life. “I cling only to now” George says at the end, but this iteration clings too much to the established reputation of the material to offer anything original.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2022
Eden Casteel brings Kahn Artist: Madeline And Me to Chicago on Friday, November 4, 8pm at Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret. In thirty seconds of comic, high-note humor, Kahn inspired Casteel to want to be just like her: 'wealthy, glamorous, with an unbelieveable singing voice.' (Well, two out of three ain't bad).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) kicks off the holiday season with Rochester's longest-running holiday tradition, The Nutcracker, in conjunction with Rochester City Ballet (RCB) for six performances: Wednesday, November 23 at 7 PM; Friday, November 25 at 2 & 7 PM; Saturday, November 26 at 2 & 7 PM; and Sunday, November 27 at 2 PM in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.
by TV Scoop - Oct 20, 2022
Get all the scoop on MONARCH, airing on FOX on Tuesday, October 25, 2022! The events leading up to the deadly night are revealed, as is the victim, leaving Albie to clean up a giant mess. Meanwhile, several weeks later, Nicky still tries to prove that she’s good enough to headline a solo tour in the all-new episode. Watch a video preview now!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Luke Islam on Friday, November 4th, 2022. Join Mighty Ducks: Game Changers star and AGT Golden Buzzer Winner Luke Islam in his first solo-show, as he returns from Hollywood to the NY stage.
by Brooks Appelbaum - Oct 19, 2022
What did our critic think of FUN HOME at TheaterWorks Hartford? The musical FUN HOME, based on Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir ('a family tragicomic') won five Tony Awards in 2015, including Best Musical. And Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) made history by being the first female duo to win a Tony. Oh, and by the way, the musical was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022
PrideArts’ holiday show will be the US Premiere of JACK OFF THE BEANSTALK written by Tom Whalley, arguably the leading panto artist of Great Britain. The show is recommended for ages 18 +. Press opening is Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 pm, following previews November 28-30.
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 14, 2022
Arts on Site will present JANIS BRENNER, dancer/singer/actress, in the premiere of her one-woman show She Remembers her Amnesia, based on true stories, and set to a musical score by Jerome Begin.  Three performances: November 9 at 8 PM and November 10 at 6:30 & 8:30 PM at Arts on Site.  Evening performances will be followed by a Q&A session.
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 14, 2022
Phil Bartlett presents the British première with a sinister wink and eerie humour, but the text is a mismatch of gothic tropes and too unsure of its identity for the production to come together well. It's astonishing how the narrative lack of focus is as prominent as the precision of the direction and technical side of the show is.
by Michael Major - Oct 14, 2022
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by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 9, 2022
There are parties and there are parties.  When the party is celebrating a stellar cast of performers for a great cause and they are put together with the Board Members and supporters of The BARBARA SINATRA CHILDREN’S CENTER, you have a special formula of merriment. See photos here!
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 6, 2022
The exciting performance schedule includes the Tony Award-winning musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder and the Pulitzer Prize-winning labor rights drama, Sweat. The first play, The Baby Monitor, written by Santa Fe resident David Stallings, opens March 4. 
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 5, 2022
Along with creating incomparable music, lyrics, and story, Reynolds & Price have ensured that the lucky listeners of their baby have everything they need to fully enjoy and UNDERSTAND the depth and breadth, and height their show can reach.
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Gloria Reuben in “A TIME FOR LOVE. CHRISTMAS WITH GLORIA REUBEN” on Thursday December 1, 2022 at 9:30pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2022
Presenting fans with an upbeat, multicultural sound, Chicago-based recording artist Jssan is back to uplift his listeners with a liberating new hit 'City of Mine'. Presented by TRIPTYCH VISUALS & Directed by Lawrence Mahone, the 'City of Mine' video pairs with a non-excusatory tale of a city that harps on its people, offering wide appeal as he speaks from the perspective of someone who has been a witness to the many trials and tribulations of the windy city.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022
The Actors Studio, now celebrating 75 years as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors & playwrights, will open its doors to the public to observe “Actors Studio In Process” on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 at 7PM.
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 3, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2022
Luis Alfaro has announced his departure from his position of Associate Artistic Director at Center Theatre Group. 
by Andrea Stephenson - Nov 27, 2022
This adorable show will have audiences of all ages laughing and believing in the magic of the holiday. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of this busy time of year and bring the family to ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 27, 2022
Writer and director Tony Cownie (The Venetian Twins, The Belle’s Stratagem) brings this famous festive story back to the city of its birth with a guest appearance from Edinburgh’s best-loved Victorian – Greyfriars Bobby! Join us on the snowy streets of the Old Town for a festive comedy as we revisit this celebrated Christmas tale of a miser redeemed.
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2022
CVC share new single “Sophie” taken from their debut album Get Real. They’ve had a bumper year, releasing their EP Real to Reel and sharing singles that will feature on the album: “Docking the Pay,” “Winston,” and “Good Morning Vietnam.” Plus, check out upcoming tour dates!
by Jay Pateakos - Nov 22, 2022
What did our critic think of SENSE & SENSIBILITY at Burbage Theatre Company? When it comes to Jane Austen, it's typically a love-hate relationship. My wife, so deep into the former category, worried how I would take Burbage's Rhode Island Premiere of Austen's SENSE & SENSIBILITY since I am not as familiar with Austen's work. But, in the end, she had little to worry about.
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 22, 2022
As the weather turns colder, New Yorkers turn to their favorite places and look for new spots to enjoy a hot chocolate. Chocobar Cortés in the Bronx is an ideal place for the warm, luscious drink.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, has announced that Josephine Beavers' will return to the club on December 6th and 29th, 2022. Beavers will perform hits from the Great American Songbook, seasonal and holiday favorites including her new single, “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Forever.” 
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 20, 2022
The revival of Funny Girl on Broadway has led to a new album for a new generation of fans, and it goes beautifully hand-in-hand with the 1964 original recording.
by Greg Kerestan - Nov 20, 2022
The gritty folk-opera sensation isn't the second coming of Hamilton, it's the second coming of RENT.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022
Repertory Dance Theatre's RING AROUND THE ROSE welcomes the artists from SAMBA FOGO back to the stage on December 10, 2022. These talented musicians and dancers will share the culture and art of Brazil and invite the audience to be part of the carnival!  
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 16, 2022
It all sounds quite dramatic on paper, but the piece becomes a relentless plod-along. It’s plotless and paceless. The characters are irredeemably broken and unchanged by their time on stage. Monica is an alcoholic, Jess is having an existential crisis, Jeff is a church-going gambler, and Matt’s grief for his mother rules his apathetic life.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022
 Ruthie Henshall has announced plans to open CAST, a new drama school offering a three-year diploma in Musical Theatre Industry Preparation; with its first intake in September 2023. 
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022
On Tuesday, the Cleveland Institute of Music announced the 12 scholars named to its 2023 Future of Music Faculty Fellowship (FMFF), a one-of-a-kind program nurturing the academic careers of young Black and Latinx professionals and a cornerstone in CIM's wide-ranging commitment to changing the face of classical music.  
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2022
The band is comprised of members Brian Baker (Minor Threat, Bad Religion, Dag Nasty), Michael Hampton (S.O.A., Embrace), Dennis Lyxzén (Refused, INVSN, The [International] Noise Conspiracy), Johnny Temple (Girls Against Boys, Soulside) and newest addition Brendan Canty (Fugazi, Rites of Spring).
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 14, 2022
Photographer Gene Reed shoots the latest LINEUP.
by Peter Danish - Nov 14, 2022
What did our critic think of PARLANDO ENSEMBLE: HEROINES AND HERETICS at Merkin Hall;?
by Cindy Sibilsky - Nov 13, 2022
Athens arrived in Brooklyn and transported myth and magic interwoven with the beauty & grotesqueness of humanity. Conceived & directed by Dimitris Papaioannou, dialogue-free and comprised of non-linear vignettes, Transverse Orientation is a dynamic dance theater tableau that creates a veritable feast of sumptuous delights & constant metamorphosis.
by Bobby Patrick - Nov 12, 2022
This third EP in his ROAD TO FIND OUT series (there has been an EAST, SOUTH & now NORTH editions with WEST next in line presumably) is a part of Ramin’s exploration of his self-termed style, BROADGRASS - a neologism (what? Bobby knows words!!) combining the conceptual make-ups of Bluegrass and Broadway.
by Andrea Stephenson - Nov 12, 2022
This production of Godspell is emotional and heartfelt. The sold-out opening night audience was brought to its feet in a well-deserved standing ovation.
by Review Roundups - Nov 10, 2022
Kimberly Akimbo celebrates its opening night on Broadway tonight! Read the reviews.
by Gary Naylor - Nov 10, 2022
Relationships are forged and fractured in the emotional fires of lockdown

As Is Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has As Is been nominated for?
Best Play , Best Direction of a Play for Marshall W. Mason .

What Tony Awards has As Is won?
Best Play, Best Direction of a Play for Marshall W. Mason .

What other awards has As Is been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Marshall W. Mason and Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for William F. Hoffman.

What other awards has As Is won?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Marshall W. Mason and Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for William F. Hoffman.

What awards has As Is been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Marshall W. Mason and Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for William F. Hoffman.

What awards has As Is won?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Marshall W. Mason and Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for William F. Hoffman.

What productions of As Is have there been?
As Is has had 4 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1987.