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Dear Elizabeth - 2015 - Off-Broadway

DEAR ELIZABETH tells a tale of unconventional friendship and intimacy that spanned thirty years and more than 400 letters, with postmarks from Maine to Key West, from London to South America.

Schedule

Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes, with one intermission

McGinn-Cazale Theatre

(New York, NY)
2162 Broadway (4th Floor)

Dear Elizabeth Off-Broadway Cast



 

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by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2020
Journalist, fighter, and feminist Gloria Steinem is an indelible icon known for her world-shaping activism, guidance of the revolutionary womena??s movement, and writing that has impacted generations.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2020
Theatre Rhinoceros presents a FREE Zoom/Facebook Live presentation of OTHER LETTERS, created by Bryan Renaud and Carin Silkaitis on September 8, 2020 at 7pm for free. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2019
The Queen's Theatre Hornchurch is bringing Luke Norris' (Royal Court, Paines Plough) acclaimed So Here We Are home to its Essex roots this autumn. It plays alongside the world premiere of Sadie Hasler's (Pramkicker, Fran & Leni) hilarious comedy Stiletto Beach as part of Queen's Theatre Hornchurch's Essex On Stage programme from 4th-28th September.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2020
Hampstead Theatre has announced the cast for Harold Pinter's iconic play The Dumb Waiter.  Due to popular demand the production has been extended and will now run from 18 November 2020 until 2 January 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020
The 'Spotlight on Plays' series continues with David Mamet's RACE on Thursday, October 29 at 8PM EST/ 5PM PST. The cast stars Ed O'Neill, 2020 Tony Award nominee David Alan Grier recreating his Tony-nominated performance, Alicia Stith, and Richard Thomas also recreating his role from the 2009 Broadway production. Phylicia Rashad directs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020
The spring season of the 'Spotlight on Plays' series will also feature Lillian Hellman's WATCH ON THE RHINE. All proceeds for these events will benefit the Actors Fund, to aid during this time of unprecedented need.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019
For the first time in its twenty-five year history Jermyn Street Theatre is able to announce a full year of programming. Artistic Director Tom Littler, today reveals the full 2020 Season, with an array of work that ranges from world premieres to rare revivals, theatre legends to new talent and literary classics to new writing.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 16, 2020
With the health and safety of performers and patrons of greatest importance, the MainStage Irving-Las Colinas Board of Directors has replaced the previously scheduled production of the large-cast play A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder with the hilarious Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 13, 2020
The spring season of the a?oeSpotlight on Playsa?? series will feature four new productions by playwrights Adrienne Kennedy, Larissa FastHorse, Sarah Ruhl and Pearl Cleage. Additional details below. All proceeds for these events will benefit the Actors Fund, to aid during this time of unprecedented need. a??a??a??a??a??a??a??
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019
According to The New York Times, playwright Sarah Ruhl will release a memoir, titled 'Smile'.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 9, 2020
The lineup of plays for the spring season of the 'Spotlight on Plays' series is now complete. All proceeds for these events will benefit the Actors Fund, to aid during this time of unprecedented need.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2020
Hampstead Theatre's 60th anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter will now run from 3 December 2020 until 16 January 2021.  
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2020
Kenosha Unified School District has announced its upcoming digital lineup.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours.  Matthew Saldivar will be featured tonight, Monday November 30th followed Mia Katigbak next Monday, December 7th. Keen After Hours is free and open to all..
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 28, 2020
The Crown has held as one of Netflix's top series since the release of Season 4 on November 15 perhaps partly due to the stellar performances from its cast. Did you know that many of the company members have extensive background onstage in London and around the world.
by Marianka Swain - Nov 28, 2019
Ellen McDougall directs her vivid adaptation of Valeria Luiselli's dazzlingly original debut novel Faces in the Crowd, a bold and playful multi-layered story about identity, poetry, and nationality. 
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2020
A behind-the-scenes trailer is released for Hampstead Theatre’s 60th anniversary production of The Dumb Waiter ahead of the theatre reopening on 3 December 2020.  The production will now run until 16 January 2021. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2020
The 'Spotlight on Plays' series continues with Anton Chekov's UNCLE VANYA on Thursday, November 19 at 8PM EST/ 5PM PST. This is a world premiere of Neil LaBute's adaptation of Chekov's masterpiece, directed by Danya Taymor.
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2021
The “Spotlight on Plays” series just announced the full company for Wendy Wasserstein’s The Sisters Rosensweig starring Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein, Kathryn Hahn, Kathryn Newton, Tracee Chimo Pallero, Chris Perfetti and James Urbaniak.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 9, 2020
Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 8, 2021
Jeffrey Richards has just announced Broadway’s Best Shows, a home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway’s Best, will continue its “Spotlight on Plays” series this spring on Thursday, March 25, 2021 to benefit The Actors Fund.
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 23, 2021
The spring “Spotlight on Plays” series will soon welcome six celebrated, award-winning actresses. Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn & SAG nominee Carla Gugino will star in Watch on the Rhine, Emmy Award winner Kathryn Hahn will star in The Sisters Rosenweig, Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will star in Ohio State Murders, Tony Award winner Mary-Louise Parker will star in The Baltimore Waltz and Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will star in Dear Elizabeth.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020
The world premiere of Citrus graces the main stage of the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction February 26 - March 15. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021
Broadway’s Best Shows is proud to present the third season of Spotlight on Plays, a starry series of livestream readings of Broadway’s best plays to benefit The Actors Fund. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2021
Watch the trailer and find out how to watch the first two plays in the spring “Spotlight on Plays” series which will premiere with Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play on Thursday, March 25 and Pearl Cleage’s Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous on Thursday, April 9.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021
Who gets to tell the story of race, history and power in America? In this riveting, provocative play, a black student and her white professor - both brilliant - debate whether the legacy of slavery defines our past, and our present.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2020
The world premiere of Citrus will grace the main stage of the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction February 26 - March 15. For tickets and information, call (802) 296-7000 or visit northernstage.org. Tickets start at $34 for adults and $19 for students.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2020
Stars Theatre Restaurant will perform a virtual production of Dear Elizabeth, July 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021
The “Spotlight on Plays” series will conclude on Thursday, June 17 with Sarah Ruhl’s Dear Elizabeth starring Academy Award winners Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep with stage directions voiced by Polly Noonan.  Dear Elizabeth will premiere on Thursday, June 17 at 8PM EST/5PM PST and will be available for a limited time only.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2020
Rehearsals are underway for the world premiere thriller MIDWIVES, adapted by New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian from his celebrated novel. MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin January 21st.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin January 21st.
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2020
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES opened this past Friday at George Street Playhouse. Take a look at the new video trailer below!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2020
Chris Bohjahlian's first bestseller MIDWIVES was selected by Oprah Winfrey as one of the earliest entries to her book club upon the novel's publication in 1998. So it's a natural fit as this season's book club selection at George Street Playhouse.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2020
In addition to the previously announced world premières of Milky Peaks and For The Grace of You Go I, Tamara Harvey and Liam Evans-Ford, Artistic Director and Executive Director of Theatr Clwyd today announce further programming for their 2020 season, which will include a major revival of Steve Waters' The Contingency Plan a?" in a co-production with the Donmar Warehouse, the world première of Project Hush, and Beauty and the Beast, the company's twenty-third annual rock 'n' roll pantomime, which sees Harvey make her pantomime directorial debut. The company today also announces the full cast and tour dates for Seiriol Davies' Milky Peaks.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 21, 2020
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin tonight (Tuesday) at 8 pm, with the official Opening Night this Friday, January 24th.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2020
In 2020, Sierra Stages presents its 12th season of quality local theater in Grass Valley and Nevada City with three diverse offerings: a?oeBlithe Spirita?? by Noël Coward, a?oeSweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Streeta?? by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, and a?oeEscaped Alonea?? by Caryl Churchill.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020
Idle Muse Theatre Company (IMTC) continues its 2019-20 Season with In The Next Room (or The Vibrator Play), by Sarah Ruhl, directed by Morgan Manasa, March 9 - April 5, 2020 at The Edge Theatre Off Broadway, 1133 W Catalpa Ave. Previews are Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Monday, March 9, 2020 at 8 p.m. The regular performance run is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. with an added performance Wednesday, March 25 at 8 p.m. Industry Night is every Thursday during the run with $10 tickets for industry members. Tickets are $10 for previews, $20 regular adult ticket, $15 senior (over 65) and students (any age) and are on sale now at www.idlemuse.org; or by calling 773.340.9438.
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin next Tuesday, January 21st. In this brief rehearsal video, the production's leading ladies discuss Bohjalian's gripping new play.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2020
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES is set to kick off 2020 in George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Performances begin January 21st, with the official Opening Night set for January 24th. The author will be hosting three very special post-performance talkbacks immediately following next week's previews on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2020
Casting has today been announced for a new play by award-winning playwright Chloë Moss. RUN SISTER RUN, a co-production between Paines Plough, Sheffield Theatres and Soho Theatre, explores the lives of two sisters and the different directions life takes them in as they desperately hold onto their unbreakable bond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES opened January 24th to ecstatic notices.The cast celebrated after the opening night performance at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Chris Bohjalian's book, which has sold more than two million copies since its publication, was an early selection of Oprah's Book Club and its 2001 film adaptation starred Sissy Spacek.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2020
New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES will conclude its acclaimed limited run today (Sunday) at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. The production officially opened January 24th to unanimous rave reviews led by Broadway World which hailed it as a?oeengrossing and unforgettable!a?? Chris Bohjalian's book, which has sold more than two million copies since its publication, was an early selection of Oprah's Book Club and its 2001 film adaptation starred Sissy Spacek.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020
The fall season of “Spotlight on Plays” concludes with Robert O’Hara’s BARBECUE on Thursday, December 10 at 8PM EST/ 5PM PST. The company stars Carrie Coon, Colman Domingo, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Annie McNamara, S. Epatha Merkerson, Tony award winner Laurie Metcalf, David Morse, Kristine Nielsen, Tamberla Perry and Heather Simms.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019
The acclaimed drag queen, 2 time MAC Award winner singer and BroadwayWorld.com nominee, Doris Dear, packed houses uptown at The Triad Theater on December 19, 20 and 21st for the fourth year in a row with her a?oeDoris Dear Christmas Speciala??! The show has quickly become a holiday tradition in NYC and this year, the level of guests that dropped into the a?oeRumpus Rooma?? was a?oesimply amazing!a??, as was exclaimed by audience members. Each year Doris Dear fills her a?oeRumpus Rooma?? with friends and shares stories, traditions and songs of the season. From new takes on holiday classic songs to exciting original compositions, this show brought smiles, laughter and cheers!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020
 This evening following the “Spotlight on Plays” reading of Donald Margulies’ TIME STANDS STILL, NPR’s Deborah Amos will moderate a post-show discussion with the playwright and actors. The play reunites the original company Eric Bogosian, Brian d’Arcy James, Laura Linney & Alicia Silverstone directed by Daniel Sullivan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020
 The “Spotlight on Plays” series will continue with a first-time reunion of the original Broadway Manhattan Theatre Club production of Donald Margulies’ TIME STANDS STILL on Thursday, December 3 at 8PM EST/ 5PM PST. The play stars Eric Bogosian, Brian d’Arcy James, Laura Linney and Alicia Silverstone directed by Daniel Sullivan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020
With the health and safety of performers and patrons of greatest importance, the MainStage Irving-Las Colinas Board of Directors has replaced the previously scheduled production of the large-cast play Inherit the Wind with Sarah Ruhl's beautiful work Dear Elizabeth.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2020
From the team who created the Gate's critically acclaimed production of Dear Elizabeth, Letters is a funny and often moving reflection on the global situation we find ourselves in.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2021
The “Spotlight on Plays” series has announced Emmy Award winner Eric McCormack and Brandon Burton will join previously announced star Mary-Louise Parker in Paula Vogel’s The Baltimore Waltz, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.  The Baltimore Waltz will premiere on Thursday, April 29 at 8PM EST/5PM PST and will be available for a limited time only.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021
The “Spotlight on Plays” series announces the full company for Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine starring Academy award winner Ellen Burstyn, Alan Cox, Sasha Diamond, Alfred Enoch, Carla Gugino, Luca Padovan, Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil, Gabriella Pizzolo, Neel Sethi & Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos, directed by Sarna Lapine.