Fifth of July 1980

Opened: November 5, 1980
Closing: January 24, 1982

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223 W. 42nd St. New York, NY

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The Inspired Acting Company to Present TALLEY'S FOLLY in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2023

Join The Inspired Acting Company for their captivating production of TALLEY'S FOLLY, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play that explores themes of love, identity, and human connection. Don't miss this unforgettable performance in Walled Lake, MI.

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In May December, Elizabeth (Natalie Portman), a popular television star, has arrived in a tight-knit island community in Savannah. Here, she will be doing intimate research for a new part, ingratiating herself into the lives of Gracie (Julianne Moore), whom she’ll be playing on-screen, and her much younger husband, Joe (Charles Melton).

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While the series' recurring cast includes Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Donnie Wahlberg, and more, guest stars have included Audra McDonald, Kelli O'Hara, Joanna Gleason, Adrienne Warren, Jinkx Monsoon, Norm Lewis, Norbert Leo Butz, and more. Check out a list of Broadway guest stars on Blue Bloods now!

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BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out the selections for June featuring the LA Phil, Ahmanson Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Geffen Playhouse, and more.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

After a successful June, the Bryant Park Reading Room has announced July’s lineup during a monumental year celebrating Bryant Park’s 30th anniversary. “The Bachelor’s” Matt James joins this month’s Author lineup on July 13 at 12:30pm with his new book “First Impressions: Off Screen Conversations with a BACHELOR on Race, Family, and Forgiveness.'

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

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by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022

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by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2022

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by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

While best known for his roles in film, Hurt got his start on the stage in the 1970s. He appeared on Broadway in Hurlyburly in 1984, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Hurt also performed in various off-Broadway productions including Henry V, Fifth of July, Richard II and A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

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by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2020

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2020

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BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
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Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!

BWW Exclusive: THE BEATLES 101 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - Ranking the Best of John, Paul, George & Ringo (Including Their Solo Hits)
by Peter Nason - May 12, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Beatles songs, including some of the fab four's solo works. They're all here: 'Twist and Shout,' 'In My Life,' 'Helter Skelter,' 'Imagine,' 'Something,' 'Maybe I'm Amazed,' 'Let It Be.' See if your favorites made the grade!

Minnesota Orchestra And Jon Kimura Parker Unveil Plans For 2020 SUMMER AT ORCHESTRA HALL
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2020

Minnesota Orchestra Creative Partner for Summer at Orchestra Hall Jon Kimura Parker and President and CEO Michelle Miller Burns announced plans today for Summer at Orchestra Hall, a new take on the Orchestra's summer festival that will run from Friday, July 17, through Sunday, August 9, celebrating the Orchestra's home in the city and its proximity to the revitalized Peavey Plaza.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 19, 2019

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by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2019

Burning Coal Theatre Company is proud to present Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson, a story about how, despite all odds, love can bring the most unlikely people together.

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2019

Producer Suzi Dietz announced today that on the heels of its successful run in Los Angeles, Miss America's Ugly Daughter written and performed by Bess Myerson's only child, Barra Grant, will open in New York this winter. Miss America's Ugly Daughter is a darkly comedic, poignant two character solo show about the seismic mother-daughter relationship of Bess Myerson and Barra Grant and will be directed by Eve Brandstein.

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by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2019

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's popular 'Tales of the Victorians' returns for its thirtieth year! Take tea at a lovely venue, indulge in tantalizing treats, and listen to stories by famous American authors like O. Henry, Zora Neale Hurston, and Mark Twain read by ELTC performers for only $12.00. Children are always welcome, and ages 12 and under are free.

Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season Programming
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2019

Music Director Osmo V nsk and the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra today unveiled plans for the ensemble's 2019-20 season, which runs from September 2019 to June 2020, and includes Classical, Holiday, Live at Orchestra Hall, Chamber Music, Music and Mindfulness, Young People's Concerts, and Sensory-Friendly and Relaxed Family Concerts.

Fifth of July FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What productions of Fifth of July have there been?
Fifth of July has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1980.
What Tony Awards has Fifth of July been nominated for?
Best Play , Best Direction of a Play for Marshall W. MasonBest Lighting Design for Dennis Parichy and Best Scenic Design for John Lee Beatty.
What awards has Fifth of July been nominated for?
Fifth of July has been nominated for several awards. These include Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Dennis Parichy, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lanford Wilson, Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for John Lee Beatty, Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Dennis Parichy, and Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for John Lee Beatty.
What awards has Fifth of July won?
Fifth of July has won several awards, including Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Dennis Parichy, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lanford Wilson, and Outstanding Set Design (Drama Desk Awards) for John Lee Beatty. The show also received recognition for Lighting Design (The Hewes Awards) for Dennis Parichy and Scenic Design (The Hewes Awards) for John Lee Beatty.

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