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Good Boys and True - 2008 - Off-Broadway

Against a backdrop of 1980's privilege and power, a disturbing scandal at an all-boys prep school forces a mother to confront the truth about her son.

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Second Stage Theatre

(New York, NY)
307 West 43rd Street (at 8th Avenue)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017
On Monday, September 25, 2017, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 13 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, will present 26 awards for outstanding achievement in theatre at the 13th Annual New York innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony, Gerald Lynch Theatre located in the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
Shattered Globe Theatre has announced its 2017-18 Season, featuring three Chicago premiere productions!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
Steppenwolf Theatre Company is now accepting reservations to the public memorial event celebrating the remarkable life and legacy of influential and beloved Chicago cultural leader Martha Lavey. Featuring live musical performances and tributes, the event takes place Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7pm at Steppenwolf, 1650 N. Halsted St.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020
Second Stage Theater has announced new Board of Trustees members Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Mia Campbell, Dre Taylor Lindsay, Alice Pacthod and John Sorkin. They join the board as the company celebrates its 42nd season, returning to stages in the spring of 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2018-19 season with Mansfield Park, written by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen, and directed by Stuart Carden. Mansfield Park runs November 8 - December 16, 2018 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017
Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosted a warm and heartfelt public memorial celebrating the remarkable life and legacy of ensemble member and former artistic director Martha Lavey, who passed earlier this year at the age of 60. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2018-19 season with Mansfield Park, written by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen, and directed by Stuart Carden. Mansfield Park runs November 8 - December 16, 2018 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Friday, November 16, 2018 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017
Broadway is going to get hot in 2019. Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) just announced a new Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate starring Kelli O'Hara in the hilarious duo leading roles of Kate and Lilli Vanessi.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017
The Board of Directors of Raven Theatre has announced the appointment of Cody Estle as the company's Artistic Director effective immediately.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018
Raven Theatre is pleased to continue its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. This artful, surprising and often-funny memory play that explores how we are shaped by the people who hurt us will play February 7 - March 24, 2019 on Raven's 99-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2018-19 season with Mansfield Park, written by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen, and directed by Stuart Carden. Mansfield Park runs November 8 - December 16, 2018 at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie. The press opening is scheduled for Today, November 16, 2018 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of the world-premiere production Amy and the Orphans, by Roundabout Underground alumna Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone), with direction by eight-time Tony Award nominee Scott Ellis (She Loves Me, On the Twentieth Century).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Take Me Out has found its full Broadway cast! Second Stage Theater has announced full casting for the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out. Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Will Harrison, Carl Lundstedt, Ken Marks, Michael Oberholtzer, and Joél Pérez will join previously announced stars Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams. Directed by Scott Ellis, Take Me Out will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced that PATRICK J. ADAMS will make his Broadway debut opposite the previously announced Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jesse Williams in the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, TAKE ME OUT. Directed by Scott Ellis, TAKE ME OUT will begin previews April 2, 2020 and officially open on April 23, 2020 at Second Stage's Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). Mr. Adams will play Kippy Sunderstrom, the best friend of Darren Lemming (Jesse Williams).
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017
Second Stage Theater's (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) production of SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER has been extended by one week and will now play through Sunday, June 25.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is pleased to announce that casting is complete for the Los Angeles premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys starring Betsy Brandt (CBS' Life in Pieces, and AMC's Breaking Bad) as Elizabeth Hardy, and directed by Carolyn Cantor on the mainstage of Pasadena Playhouse. The production will play June 26 through Sunday July 21; the press opening is June 30 at 5:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017
American Theater Company (ATC) opens the world premiere of Dan Aibel's T. tonight, Thursday, May 25. The competitive ice skating saga is directed by Margot Bordelon and features Guy Massey (Al), Leah Raidt (T.), ensemble member Tyler Ravelson (Jeff), Kelli Simpkins (Joanne) and Nate Whelden (Shawn).  
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018
Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the cast and creative team for the final production in the 2017 - 2018 season, Bennett Fisher's Damascus directed by Cody Estle, May 11 - June 23, at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave. The Access Performance, featuring audio description, open captioning and a Touch Tour is Sunday, June 3 at 4 p.m., with Industry Night Monday, June 4 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018
THE BED SHOW will make its world premiere on Friday, June 1st; Saturday, June 2nd; Friday, June 15th; and Saturday, June 16th. There will be two showings a night at 7pm and 9pm. The show runs seventy minutes in real Brooklyn and NYC bedrooms. The address for the show will be released upon ticket purchase. The show is devised by Sean Pollock, Hana Mastrogiacomo and Jon Schuta. Tickets can be purchased online for $20 at https://thebedshow.brownpapertickets.com .
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018
THE BED SHOW will make its world premiere on Friday, June 1st; Saturday, June 2nd; Friday, June 15th; and Saturday, June 16th. There will be two showings a night at 7pm and 9pm. The show runs seventy minutes in real Brooklyn and NYC bedrooms. The address for the show will be released upon ticket purchase. The show is devised by Sean Pollock, Hana Mastrogiacomo and Jon Schuta.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018
Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the cast and creative team for the final production in the 2017 - 2018 season, Bennett Fisher's Damascus directed by Cody Estle, May 11 - June 23, at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018
I'm Smiling Because I'm Uncomfortable will premiere in kitchens in Brooklyn and Manhattan on Friday, May 18th; Saturday, May 19th; Friday, May 25th; and Saturday, May 26th. There will be two showings a night at 7pm and 9pm. The show runs fifty minutes. The address for the show will be released upon ticket purchase; tickets are $15. The play is written and performed by Emma Howard, and directed by Sean Pollock and Hana Mastrogiacomo. 
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 28, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, announces the Los Angeles premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys, directed by Carolyn Cantor. The production is Aguirre-Sacasa's fresh and revisited look at his previous work, Good Boys and True (world premiere, Steppenwolf Theatre Company), and will play from Wednesday, May 29 through Sunday June 23; the press opening is June 2 at 5:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018
After selling out more than half its run prior to opening, Raven Theatre is pleased to announce a two week extension for its world premiere of Philip Dawkins' provocative drama THE GENTLEMAN CALLER, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle, now playing through May 27, 2018 in Raven's intimate 55-seat West Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018
Strawdog Theatre Company is proud to announce the cast and creative team for the final production in the 2017 - 2018 season, Bennett Fisher's Damascus directed by Cody Estle, May 11 - June 23, at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice Ave.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018
ManyTracks presents the World Premiere of SHOOTER by Sam Graber. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, previews begin performances run though March 31 at TheaterLab. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is pleased to announce that casting is complete for the Los Angeles premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys starring Betsy Brandt (CBS' Life in Pieces, and AMC's Breaking Bad) as Elizabeth Hardy, and directed by Carolyn Cantor on the mainstage of Pasadena Playhouse. The production will play June 26 through Sunday July 21; the press opening is June 30 at 5:00pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018
The complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE has just been announced. Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey will be LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Von Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Mallory, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018
I'm Smiling Because I'm Uncomfortable will make its West Coast premiere in kitchens Wednesday, June 20th through Monday, June 25th as part of the San Diego International Fringe Festival. The show runs fifty minutes. The kitchen is located at 951 Fifth Ave (a five-minute walk from the Fringe Festival Hub!). The play is written and performed by Emma Howard, directed by Sean Pollock and Hana Mastrogiacomo, and produced by Alyssa Berdie.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017
Dorset Theatre Festival opens its 40th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs, starring brother and sister Tim Daly and Tyne Daly, who will be appearing together for the first time on the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017
Shattered Globe Theatre has announced its 2017-18 Season, featuring three Chicago premiere productions!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
Raven Theatre launches its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere of Rachel Bonds' drama SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON, featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle with music direction by Andra Velis Simon. This warm and delicate play with music is an honest look at the hard work of holding a family together and reconnecting with what we've left behind. Casting will be announced shortly.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017
MCC Theater today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its upcoming 2017-18 season: the NYC premiere of the acclaimed transgender-themed play Charm-inspired by the real-life story of Miss Gloria Allen.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Queens-based Rude Grooms announced today initial details for the company's second annual free summer production touring parks and art spaces in Astoria and Long Island City: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, led by actor-manager Montgomery Sutton (Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe) and produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance and is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, presents the Los Angeles premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys starring Betsy Brandt as Elizabeth Hardy, and directed by Carolyn Cantor on the mainstage of Pasadena Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019
Raven Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. This artful, surprising and often-funny memory play that explores how we are shaped by the people who hurt us will play February 7 - March 24, 2019 on Raven's 99-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018
TOOTSIE's story is hitting the stage! Scott Sanders Productions announced today that the world premiere of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, will play a pre-Broadway engagement this fall at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL) from September 11 October 14. TOOTSIE will come to Broadway in spring 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018
Raven Theatre is pleased to continue its 35th anniversary season with the world premiere of Philip Dawkins' provocative drama THE GENTLEMAN CALLER, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle, playing March 28 - May 13, 2018 in Raven's intimate 55-seat West Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018
Retro Productions, who was recently awarded the prestigious Caffe Cino Fellowship Award at the New York Innovative Theatre Awards (NYIT), follows up their hit 2017 season with the World Premiere of Gina Femia's play, We Are A Masterpiece. The production is directed by Retro company member, DeLisa M. White. We Are A Masterpiece runs April 7 - 21 at the 14th Street Y.
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Deadline reports that Broadway and screen actor Brian J. Smith has joined the upcoming 'Matrix' film, from Lana Wachowski.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019
Raven Theatre announces its 2019-20 Season, kicking off this fall with the Chicago premiere of Rachel Bonds' drama SUNDOWN, YELLOW MOON, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle and featuring music and lyrics by The Bengsons. This warm, delicate play with music is an honest look at the hard work of holding a family together and re-connecting with what we've left behind.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017
Raven Theatre is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for its world premiere of Philip Dawkins' provocative drama THE GENTLEMAN CALLER, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018
Raven Theatre is pleased to announce casting for Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017
MCC Theater presents the first show of its upcoming 2017-18 season: the NYC premiere of the acclaimed transgender-themed play Charm-inspired by the real-life story of Miss Gloria Allen.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a memorial to celebrate the remarkable life and legacy of Martha Lavey, who served as Artistic Director from 1995 - 2015, Monday, October 9th, 2017 at 7pm at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, announces the latest news on its spring and summer programming.  Academy and Tony Award Nominee John C. Reilly and an amazing ensemble of actors will create a spirited evening of Story Theater in Gather: Surprising Stories & Other Mischief, which Reilly has created with Patrick Murphy, who will also direct. The production will play Friday, May 24  through Saturday, June 22, in the Carrie Hamilton Theatre of the Pasadena Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018
Raven Theatre is pleased to continue its 35th anniversary season with the world premiere of Philip Dawkins' provocative drama THE GENTLEMAN CALLER, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017
California State University Long Beach (CSULB) Theatre Arts Department presents Good Boys and True, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and directed by Hugh O'Gorman. This probing family drama about a high school senior involved in an explosive scandal plays April 28 to May 13 in the Players Theatre, ending CSULB's eclectic season of self-discovery.
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Today, Quibi announced it is developing 'GOOD BOYS AND TRUE,' a new drama from Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ('Riverdale,' 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina', 'Katy Keene'), based on his play.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018
Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced additional casting for the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE.