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Falsettos - 2016 - Broadway

William Finn and James Lapine's groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS comes back to Broadway this fall in an all new production from Lincoln Center Theater. Lapine returns to direct an extraordinary cast featuring Stephanie J. Block (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Tony nom.), Christian Borle (Something Rotten!, Tony Award), Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon, Tony nom), Anthony Rosenthal, Tracie Thoms, Brandon Uranowitz (An American in Paris, Tony nom.) and Betsy Wolfe.

FALSETTOS revolves around the life of a charming, intelligent, neurotic gay man named Marvin, his wife, lover, about-to-be-Bar-Mitzvahed son, their psychiatrist, and the lesbians next door. It's a hilarious and achingly poignant look at the infinite possibilities that make up a modern family... and a beautiful reminder that love can tell a million stories.

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 40 minutes, with one intermission

Walter Kerr Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
219 West 48th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For Falsettos


Review: ‘Falsettos,’ a Perfect Musical, an Imperfect Family - New York Times
There's hardly a moment in the exhilarating, devastating revival of the musical "Falsettos" that doesn't approach, or even achieve, perfection. This singular show, about an unorthodox family grappling with the complexities of, well, just being a family - unorthodox or otherwise - has been restored to life, some 25 years after it was first produced, with such vitality that it feels as fresh and startling as it did back in 1992. The achievement seems almost miraculous, because in the intervening years, America has gone through cultural changes that might, in theory, have made the show, with its sweet-and-sour score by William Finn, and its economical book by Mr. Finn and James Lapine, seem a relic.

'Falsettos' fills Broadway with music, laughter and tears - NY Daily News
Finn's alternately lighthearted and poignant score in this mostly sung-through show is another major asset. While things get a bit heavy-handed as one man's life ends while another begins at a bar mitzvah, it's hard to grouse when you're being moved to tears. There are plenty of those - laughs, too - thanks to the uniformly wonderful cast. Borle, a two-time Tony winner, is very affecting as Marvin comes out and, finally, comes of age. Rannells, of "Girls," brings swagger and sweetness to the pragmatic Whizzer. Block is blessed with a couple of the show's best songs - "I'm Breaking Down" and "Holding to the Ground" - and does them proud. Both are stuck in my head. Even the scenery is eloquent in its own way. A huge gray Rubik's Cube-like set piece underscores the idea that the world is puzzling. Fitting since Trina sings: "Life is never what you planned." Plan on being deeply touched and richly satisfied at this show.


 



 

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by Danielle Ashley - January 8, 2017
All good things must come to a close, and the same can be said for the limited 14-week run of Lincoln Center Theater's new production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos. The beloved production will close on January 8th. In celebration of this revival, BroadwayWorld takes you on a journey of the show below!
by Julie Musbach - January 5, 2017
In order to prepare Falsettos for public broadcast, a Lincoln Center rep confirms that minor changes were made to lyrics containing explicit language during the filmed January 3rd and 4th performances.
by BWW News Desk - January 3, 2017
While no air date for the telecast has been announced, the revival of William Finn and James Lapine's musical will be filmed at the Walter Kerr Theatre during the January 3rd and January 4th performances.
by TV News Desk - December 21, 2016
BWW has confirmed that the current Broadway revival of William Finn and James Lapine's musical FALSETTOS will air as part of PBS' 'Live From Lincoln Center.'
by David Clarke - December 16, 2016
Surprise! Ghostlight Records just pulled a Beyonce. They dropped the digital edition of FALSETTOS (2016 Broadway Cast Recording) shortly after the stroke of midnight on December 16, 2016. To be fair, they did announce that the cast would be recording the score on October 26, 2016, but no hard date for release was previously set. Now, fans in the United States can purchase the lush score through iTunes (the digital version will be available internationally on December 23, 2016) while they wait for the physical version of the dual disc album to be released on January 27, 2017.
by TV News Desk - December 16, 2016
NBC has announced that tonight, December 16th, Falsettos star Andrew Rannells will stop by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING Jimmy Fallon.
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2016
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that the 2016 Broadway Cast Recording of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS – based on the Lincoln Center Theater production – will have a U.S. digital release today, Friday, December 16, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2016
As previously announced, the Lincoln Center Theater production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos has been preserved in a new Broadway cast recording via Ghostlight Records. The new two disc-set will mark the first time the landmark show has been recorded in its entirety - and you can be part of the cast's live-streamed, first-listen experience tonight!
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2016
As previously announced, the Lincoln Center Theater production of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Falsettos has been preserved in a new Broadway cast recording via Ghostlight Records. The new two disc-set will mark the first time the landmark show has been recorded in its entirety - and you can be part of the cast's live-streamed, first-listen experience this week!
by TV News Desk - December 13, 2016
NBC has announced that on Friday, December 16th, FALSETTOS star Andrew Rannells will stop by THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON.
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2016
Just in time for the holiday season, the Actors' Equity Foundation has revived the Stephen J. Falat Holiday Basket Project, which provides holiday cheer and quality of life items to men, women, children, and families living with HIV and AIDS in the New York metropolitan area.