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Buried Child - 1996 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More


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Run Type:Unknown
Previews: April 16, 1996
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Closing:June 30, 1996

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Broadway)

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256 W. 47th St.
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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2020
EgoPo Classic Theater announces its 2020-2021 Season of Isolations, a festival of four radically intimate theatrical events experienced in innovative socially distanced formats.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022
George Bartenieff – actor, director, and co-founder of Theater for the New City – will be remembered at one of theatres he called home, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. Bartenieff’s life and work will be celebrated at Coffeehouse Chronicles #166 on October 1, 2022 at 3pm, at the Ellen Stewart Theatre.
by - Sep 26, 2021
Lois Smith has won the 2020 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for THE INHERITANCE.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
AstonRep Theatre Company is launching it 15th and final season with a revival of Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Buried Child directed by Ensemble Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing October 21 – November 19, 2022 at The Edge Theater.
by Paula Makar - Sep 19, 2021
I love it when I go to the theatre and there's a Vaccine Raffle! That's right, if you show your vaccine card you can be entered to win a prize! I feel like I'm back in a place where people care about the health of their community and do things like this to promote it. Crown Arts Collaborative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission of returning theatre and art to the historic Crown Uptown Stage, and to make art for the community, by like-minded artists in the community.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021
EgoPo's AWAKENINGS season goes down the rabbit hole this September 28-30, 2021 for its season opener, Alice: not your child's wonderland, a world premiere, site-specific adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.  
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022
AstonRep Theatre Company has announced casting for its revival of Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Buried Child directed by Ensemble Member Derek Bertelsen*. 
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022
The Magic Theatre’s first Home Resident Company- Campo Santo has announced a return encore engagement of the premiere run of OTTO FRANK, a new performance piece created and performed by star of film, television, and stage Roger Guenveur Smith.
by Michael Major - Oct 4, 2021
Harris and Madigan will play a pair of siblings with a dark past. Harris is a veteran who returns to his small hometown who reunites with his sister, a librarian at a local school for the blind. They both will confront these familial issues as they strive to solve the murder case of a blind student who disappeared years before.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022
AstonRep Theatre Company has launched it 15th and final season with a revival of Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Buried Child directed by Ensemble Member Derek Bertelsen*, playing through November 19, 2022 at The Edge Theater. Get a first look at photos here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022
First Floor Theater will conclude its Tenth Season with the Chicago premiere of Rehana Lew Mirza’s Kilroys’-lauded hit Hatefuck, directed by Arti Ishak, playing May 4 – June 10, 2023 at The Den Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022
The Magic Theatre has announced the 2023 Year Long Performance Passes are now available for purchase. The programming for the calendar year 2023 will include the World Premieres plays THE TRAVELERS by Luis Alfaro (February 15 – March 5, 2023), THE N* LOVERS by Marc Anthony Thompson (May 3 – 21, 2023), and more.
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As part of their 100th Anniversary Season, Old Academy Players is proud to present the electrifying drama, Agnes of God, as its second mainstage production for 2022-2023. Agnes of God, written by John Pielmeier, debuted at The Eugene O'Neill Playwriting Conference in 1979, and later made its Broadway debut in 1982 starring Elizabeth Ashley, Geraldine Page and Amanda Plummer.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2020
EgoPo’s innovative and highly intimate ISOLATIONS season goes Underground this December 2-6, 2020 for its next event: a world premiere multi-platform, virtual adaptation of Dostoyevsky’s masterpiece, Notes from Underground, starring Philadelphia’s own Damien J. Wallace. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Company will present the second show of its 2022-23 Season, an all-new take on the holiday favorite, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, written by Charles Dickens, adapted by Patrick Barlow (The 39 Steps) and directed by Jamie Torcellini. 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022
Billie! Backstage With Lady Day, the award-winning show with music and written and performed by Synthia L. Hardy. Directed by Bryan Rasmussen, presented by Sierra Madre Playhouse, running January 13- January 22, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020
The Finale of Mr. AD is about an Artistic Director in a mid-sized theatre company...Dapper Casanova Rocky Cheung, pressured by his boss, decides to adapt a popular Japanese detective manga for the stage. This commercially-minded move unsettles the entire company, even complicating his romantic liaisons, and the whole world turns topsy-turvy!
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by Team BWW - May 9, 2022
The Pulitzer Prize Board has just announced that Fat Ham has won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Other finalists included: Selling Kabul, and Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord.
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The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2022 award winners for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2021
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard's deeply unsettling, darkly funny family melodrama Curse of the Starving Class beginning May 5 centering on a family in a dire financial and emotional state, the play highlights the darker elements in the pursuit of the American dream. Disclaimer: Curse is recommended for mature audiences.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022
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by Gil Kaan - Apr 1, 2021
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Buried Child Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has Buried Child been nominated for?
Best Play , Best Costume Design for Allison Reeds and Best Direction of a Play for Gary Sinise.

What other awards has Buried Child been nominated for?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sam Shepard.

What other awards has Buried Child won?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sam Shepard.

What awards has Buried Child been nominated for?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sam Shepard.

What awards has Buried Child won?
The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sam Shepard.

What productions of Buried Child have there been?
Buried Child has had 5 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1978, Off-Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1996, Off-Broadway which opened in 2016 and West End which opened in 2016.