Lobby Hero 2001

Ages: 13+
Opened: February 16, 2001
Closing: March 25, 2001

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These Stars of SUCCESSION Have Ties to the Stage
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2024

With Jeremy Strong making his Broadway return in An Enemy of the People this season, BroadwayWorld is exploring some of the others stars of the iconic series Succession, who have ties to the stage.

David Harbour, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ann Dowd, and Denis O'Hare to Perform in Signature Theatre Reading of Sam Shepard's TRUE WEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2023

Signature Theatre today will present an all-star benefit reading of Sam Shepard’s contemporary classic True West, led by acclaimed actors Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear, Girls) as Austin, David Harbour (Stranger Things, Black Widow) as Lee, Ann Dowd (The Handmaid’s Tale, Compliance) as Mom, and Denis O’Hare (American Horror Story, True Blood) as Saul.

Review: LOBBY HERO at Penfield Players
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Oct 29, 2023

What did our critic think of LOBBY HERO at Penfield Players?

Chris Evans Wants to Come Back to Broadway
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 15, 2023

During a panel interview at New York Comic Con, Chris Evans expressed his desire to return to Broadway as soon as next year.

Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO to Open Palm Beach Dramaworks' �¿2023-24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2023

Palm Beach Dramaworks will open its 2023-24 season on October 13 (8pm) with Kenneth Lonergan’s acclaimed Lobby Hero, a seriocomic exploration of ethics and moral relativism.

Producer Robert Boyett Will Receive Sardi's Caricature Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2023

Robert L. Boyett, one of Broadway’s most prolific and beloved producers and a creator, writer, and producer of some of the best loved television programs of all time, will receive the honor of a caricature on the hallowed walls of Sardi’s Restaurant. Learn more about Boyett here!

4th Wall Theatre's 2023-2024 Season Announcement
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2023

4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston's fastest growing professional theatre known for its extraordinary performances and intimate, high-quality productions, has announced its 13th season.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2023

Cleveland Play House will bring its 2022-2023 season to a close with the world premiere production of Ken Ludwig's Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Adventure. Running April 29 through May 21 in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square.

Full Casts & Complete Lineup Set for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2023

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete principal casts, creative teams, and events planned for the previously announced summer season.

OnTheRoad Rep Pays Tribute To Late Founder And Acting Mentor Alice Spivak With Festival Of Work In Her Honor
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2022

From October 11th-16th, we will be presenting multiple performances of four different plays, both new and from our repertory, in festival style with weekly all-access tickets available as well as tickets to individual performances. The works we are presenting were developed with our late Founder and Artistic Director Alice Spivak and continued in her honor by the ensemble she built.​

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the one-week extension of Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, directed by Goldman, and starring David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley; Nomadland; Good Night, and Good Luck).

David Strathairn to Star in New York Premiere of REMEMBER THIS: THE LESSON OF JAN KARSKI at TFANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Theatre for a New Audience will present Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, directed by Goldman, and starring David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley; Nomadland; Good Night, and Good Luck), September 10 – October 9, 2022.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Open Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

William Shakespeare's joyous and popular comedy Much Ado About Nothing will open at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, the professional theatre on the campus of DeSales University. The show previews July 13 and 14, opens July 15, and runs through August 7 in the Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts.

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by Grace Cutler - Jun 25, 2022

MTV News released an interview with Chris Evans where he shared information on the remake of Little Shop of Horrors.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

TFANA has extended the run of Alice Childress’s Wedding Band, directed by Awoye Timpo, to May 22. (The production, which began previews April 28—postponed from an original date of April 23 due to two COVID-19 cases—was formerly set to close May 15).

LOBBY HERO is Now Playing at the New National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022

The second work in the series 'Voices Stories exploring discussion, criticism, dialogue, and so on' is Lobby Hero, written by Kenneth LONERGAN, whose film Manchester by the Sea won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. 

Steppenwolf Announces 2022/23 Season Featuring 4 World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the 2022/23 Season today. With six Steppenwolf Membership Series productions and two SYA productions, the 47th season is the storied company’s first full season in its expanded home—welcoming audiences back to experience the next chapter of Steppenwolf’s bold, visceral and muscular work.

Photo: Chris Evans Wishes AVENGERS Co-star Robert Downey, Jr. a Happy Birthday!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2020

Chris Evans has wished his Avengers co-star Robert Downey, Jr. a happy birthday today! The actor shared a photo of the pair in front of the Avengers logo.

Utah Symphony Announces 2020-21 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

Music Director Thierry Fischer and Utah Symphony | Utah Opera and Interim President and CEO Patricia A. Richards today announced the Utah Symphony's 2020-21 season, sponsored by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, with highlights including a cycle of all five Beethoven piano concertos featuring world-renowned pianists in celebration of the composer's 250th birthday. American composer Arlene Sierra will be the Utah Symphony's 2020a?"21 Composer-in-Association, and in addition to having several works premiered or given their first U.S. performances by the orchestra, she will travel to Salt Lake City to engage with the community as an ambassador for contemporary music.

The 32nd Annual Virginia Film Festival Announces Lineup
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 25, 2019

The 32nd Annual Virginia Film Festival will feature a deep and diverse program of more than 150 films, including some of the hottest titles on the festival circuit today, and an array of special guests from throughout the industry, and from across the globe. This year's lineup includes award-winning actor, writer, and director Ethan Hawke, noted actor Ann Dowd, international bestselling author John Grisham, actor Dennis Christopher, acclaimed filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu - plus more than 100 filmmakers in all.

BWW Review: LOBBY HERO at Blank Canvas Asks, 'What is the Moral Thing to Do?”
by Roy Berko - Aug 24, 2019

Kenneth Lonergan is noted for writing about decent people who are unexpectedly challenged by issues of ethics. In his 'Lobby Hero,' now on stage at Blank Canvas, the 2016 Oscar winner for 'Manchester by the Sea' specifically asks, 'What happens when emotions come in conflict with principles.'

Regional Premiere THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Opens In Gloucester
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2019

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 40th Anniversary Season of professional theater with the regional premiere of The Lifespan of a Fact from August 30 through September 22 at Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Gloucester Stage is the first theater in the country to produce the critically-acclaimed The Lifespan of a Fact since the play's SRO smash hit world premiere Broadway run featuring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale closed in January 2019.

BWW Review: BIG FISH at Ritz Theatre Company Will CATCH Your Attention
by Amber Kusching - May 8, 2019

Ritz' production of Big Fish is whimsical, funny and charming. It is emotional tapestry of sentiments that will leave you undoubtedly laughing, smiling, and sometimes teary-eyed. This father-son musical is relatable, teaching us to 'be the hero of your story' (make the most of life and create your own destiny). Big Fish is a family musical about the important role of stories in our lives, and will make you appreciate your own family's anecdotes.

LITTLE KNOWN FACTS LIVE Podcast Series Returns to Atlantic Theater Company This Spring
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce that Little Known Facts at Atlantic, a live podcast hosted by Ilana Levine, will be returning as a full series this spring. Little Known Facts at Atlantic was originally presented as a one night only event featuring Atlantic Ensemble member Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson. Following the first event's success, three additional live podcasts have been announced.


What productions of Lobby Hero have there been?
Lobby Hero has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2001, Off-Broadway which opened in 2001 and Broadway which opened in 2018.
What awards has Lobby Hero been nominated for?
Lobby Hero has been nominated for several awards. Mark Brokaw was nominated for Outstanding Director - Play at the Drama Desk Awards. Kenneth Lonergan was nominated for Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards and also received a nomination for the John Gassner Playwriting Award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. The show itself was nominated for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and Mark Brokaw received another nomination for Outstanding Director at The Lortels.
What awards has Lobby Hero won?
Lobby Hero has won several awards, including the Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Brokaw and Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Kenneth Lonergan. It also received the John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Kenneth Lonergan and was recognized as the Outstanding Off-Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards). Mark Brokaw was honored with the Outstanding Director award at The Lortels for his work on Lobby Hero.