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Brooks Atkinson Theatre (New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St. Seating Chart

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Rooted in shocking and fascinating historical truth, Democracy is a dazzling new work by Tony Award winner Michael Frayn, directed by two-time Tony winner Michael Blakemore. The story of former West German chancellor Willy Brandt, the play explores his downfall at the hands of an East German intelligence agent who becomes his assistant and confessor. Part thriller, part political expose, part human drama, Democracy is, in all, an endlessly gripping new play.

Democracy plays final performance April 17th
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2005

The National Theatre of Great Britain's critically acclaimed production of Democracy, a new play by Michael Frayn, directed by Michael Blakemore, will play its final performance on Sunday, April 17th at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street). (more...)

Democracy Announces Last Weeks, No Closing Date Chosen
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2005

The Michael Frayn political drama will close within the next few weeks (more...)

Democracy featured on '20/20' tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2005

Democracy, the acclaimed play by Michael Frayn, will be featured on tonight's episode of '20/20'. The program will include a story about the use of cell phones, and features an interview with Democracy star Richard Thomas, and a look at the production's 'cell phone symphony,' designed to curb the ringing of cell phones during the performance. '20/20' airs locally on WABC-TV, Channel 7 at 10:00 PM (ET). Check local listings. (more...)

Democracy director Michael Blakemore interviewed tonight on New York Close-Up
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2005

Democracy director Michael Blakemore will be interviewed tonight, Thursday, February 17, on 'New York Close-Up'. The program airs from 9:00-9:30 PM on New York 1. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peak at Democracy
by BWW News Desk - November 9, 2004

Democracy, the award-winning play by Michael Frayn, opens November 18th at 6:30 PM on Broadway. The production is currently in previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street). (more...)