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Democracy - 2004 - Broadway

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.


Running Time: Two hours and 35 minutes with one intermission

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
256 W. 47th St.


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).
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2005
The Michael Frayn political drama will close within the next few weeks
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.
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.
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).