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Closing:September 02, 2001

John Houseman Theatre Studio

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450 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th)
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton. The production will star Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon and more.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021
The acclaimed cast will include actress and presenter Preeya Kalidas as 'Margo Leadbetter', Dominic Rowan as 'Jerry Leadbetter', and Sally Tatum as 'Barbara Good', joining the previously announced actor and comedian Rufus Hound as 'Tom Good'. Also featured will be Nigel Betts and Tessa Churchard.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
Johnny Berchtold will join the cast of the New York Premiere production of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee BESS WOHL (2ST’s Grand Horizons and Make Believe), directed by Tony Award-winner DAVID CROMER (The Band’s Visit, 2ST’s Man from Nebraska) at Second Stage Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022
Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER will begin previews on March 15, 2023 and will officially open on April 10, 2023 at Second Stage’s Off-Broadway home, the Tony Kiser Theater. The limited 8-week run will play through Sunday, May 21, 2023.
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2022
Philadelphia Artists’ Collective (PAC) will launch their 12th season with a production of Wine in the Wilderness by Alice Childress, performed at Poth Brewery. Presented in collaboration with TheBlackBestFriend as part of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, the show will run for a limited engagement from September 22 through October 9, 2022. 
by Michael Major - Oct 6, 2022
Watch the video trailer for 'Causeway,' a new film directed by Lila Neugebauer ('The Waverly Gallery') starring Jennifer Lawrence, Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell ('The Music Man,' 'The Humans'), Linda Emond ('Cabaret,' 'Death of a Salesman'), Stephen McKinley Henderson ('A Doll's House Part 2'), Brian Tyree Henry (“Lobby Hero,' 'The Book of Mormon').
by Gina Sarno - Oct 21, 2022
Nutley Little Theatre Veteran Penny Paul has returned to the stage as Professor Laurie Jameson in Wendy Wasserstein's THIRD, directed by Brendan Stackhouse. I had the pleasure of interviewing her.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022
Second Stage Theater’s Fall Gala celebration will honor Second Stage Board Chair Terry Lindsay and her husband, Bob Lindsay, Co-Founder and Chairman of Lindsay Goldberg. The gala event will take place on Monday, October 17, 2022. The event will feature Michael Urie, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brittney Mack and more.
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 - Oct 11, 2022
Second Stage will offer simulcasts of its upcoming Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton, for the final two weeks of its run, January 31 – February 12, 2023, allowing theater fans who aren’t able to attend in person the opportunity to witness a live Broadway performance from home.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Nov 29, 2021
Today's episode features James Calleri, who, with his partners Paul Davis and Erica Jensen, owns Calleri Jensen Davis, a creative casting partnership. They have been awarded 16 Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting.
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022
Tickets will go on sale for Second Stage Theater's simulcast performances of its Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton on Friday, November 11 at 12pm EST. 
by Gil Kaan - Nov 10, 2022
Next up at Theatre 40, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner opening November 17, 2022. Cate Caplin directs the cast of: Larry Eisenberg, Diana Angelina, Abigail Stewart, Marc Antonio Pritchett, Fred Dawson, Crystal Jackson, Patty Lewis, Jenn Robbins and David Hunt Stafford. The very busy Cate managed to find some time between rehearsals and pre-production to answer a few of my queries.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022
The Board of Directors of The Elite Theatre Company has unanimously voted to donate all proceeds from all Thursday evening performances in 2022 to UNICEF for their work to help children affected by the war in Ukraine. The performances will be held at 8:00 pm on May 19th (‘night Mother), August 4th (Lobby Hero), August 25th (God’s Country), October 6th (The LatinX Experience) and November 17th (Cover of Life).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
4th Wall Theatre Company has announced its 2022-2023 season lineup of four Houston Premiere productions. 4th Wall will open its 12th anniversary season just in time for Halloween with a spooky Regional Premiere of THE THIN PLACE by Lucas Hnath.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.
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. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the new musical HOOD. Five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane reunites with composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn, his Give it Up/Lysistrata Jones collaborator, to bring to life this hilarious and stirring new theatrical adventure.
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).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022
Playwright and director Richard Gustin today announced the casting for his tour de force world premiere comedy, Being Seen. Veteran Kansas City premiere actors Mark Robbins and Ashley Pankow will star in the exclusive Kansas City three-week engagement August 24 – September 11 at the Black Box Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
TFANA will present Alice Childress’s Wedding Band. Director Awoye Timpo’s new staging, running April 23–May 15, brings Childress’s masterpiece to New York audiences for the first time since 1972, when it made its New York premiere in a production directed by Childress and Joseph Papp.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater has announced its upcoming production of Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli.  Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022
Florida Repertory Theatre has announced its 25th Anniversary Season in the Historic Arcade and ArtStage Studio Theatres. The 2022-2023 Season opens to previews in the ArtStage Studio on September 20, and the nine-show season runs through May 21, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022
LOBBY HERO: Kenneth Lonergan's Tony Awards-winning play will be revived as part of City Gate Production's 2022 season. Running April 29 - May 8 at the Moose Lodge Theatre, 7215 Grand Avenue, Maspeth, Queens.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022
4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston’s home for extraordinary performances up close, is proud to present the Houston Premiere production of the explosive Pulitzer Prize Finalist play GLORIA by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022
The Elite Theatre Company is proud to announce its upcoming production of Lobby Hero – a play by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Cate Caplin. Lobby Hero runs for five weekends on the Main Stage from July 8, 2022 to August 7, 2022. 
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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced two new productions for its upcoming 2022-23 Season. Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl will return to the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) this Fall with the New York premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED. Spring 2023 will see the Broadway premiere of Larissa FastHorse's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY,
by Armando Urdiales - Jun 14, 2022
The fascinating aspects of the Houston theatre are almost too numerous to count. One of them is witnessing the amazing BIPOC and diverse range of people, places and theaters that inhabit Space City USA. One individual who is the personification of the best of Houston theater is Joseph “Joe P.” Palmore, who is mounting a poetic theatrical experience with the help of Houston staple, 4th Wall Theatre Company. We, as audience members, last saw Joe P., in the remount of 4th Wall’s of Stephen Adly Guirgis, Between Riverside and Crazy, and his performance then was stellar. Now, we get to witness Joe P.’s exquisite poetry along with his peers in Disturbing the Peace.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
Casting has been announced for Pittsburgh CLO's exclusive engagement of the wand-wielding Off-Broadway hit parody, PUFFS — which The New York Times proclaims 'a fast-paced romp through the 'Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.''
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022
On Monday, June 6th, Second Stage Theater will host the Fair Chance Job Fair. Fair Chance Hiring means that employers refrain from including questions about conviction history in the application process before a job offer is made. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022
Currently playing a long-awaited pre-Broadway engagement in Toronto, & Juliet will transfer directly to Broadway, with previews beginning October 28, 2022 ahead of a November 17, 2022 opening at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Tickets are available now!
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.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022
Single tickets are now on sale for Florida Repertory Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season in the Historic Arcade and ArtStage Studio Theatres. The 2022-2023 Season opens to previews in the ArtStage Studio on September 20, and the nine-show season runs through May 21, 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced that Laura DiLorenzo, who was serving as the organization’s Director of Marketing & Communications, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced its 52nd season, featuring six plays and musicals to be presented November 2022 through August 2023. Three of the season's productions will be mounted at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, and three will be staged at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. Subscriptions are now available; single tickets will be available in the coming months at
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
The Elite Theatre Company has announced its current production of Lobby Hero – a play by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Cate Caplin. Lobby Hero runs for four more weekends on the Main Stage until August 7, 2022.   
by Michael Major - Jan 4, 2022
The film is based on an original concept created by Chris Evans, following a 12 year old boy who works on the MGM Lot in 1952 and creates an imaginary friendship with the Gene Kelly while he works on his next film. Gene Kelly starred in iconic movie musicals, such as Singin' In the Rain, An American in Paris, On the Town, Xanadu, and Brigadoon.
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by BWW Awards - Dec 5, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Student Blogger: Elisa Kluger - Dec 30, 2021
It's that time of year again. 2021 is coming to a close and soon we will all be ringing in the new year. As a form of goodbye to this year, I am looking back at all the fun moments I've had that are related to theater and are now fond memories. I've seen so many shows with friends and family members, I've been to concerts with friends and I even met some actors. Here are my top five memories.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan, the first production of Paper Mill’s 2022-2023 season. The production will feature Linedy Genao (On Your Feet! on Broadway) as Gloria, and Brandon Espinoza (Broadway’s SpongeBob SquarePants) as Emilio.
by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2021
The film will be penned by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, writers of the Deadpool films and Zombieland. This will be Johansson and Evans' sixth film together, having previously starred in three Avengers films, as well as Captain America: Winter Soldier and Captain America: Civil War.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022
Second Stage Theater will kick off its 44th Season with the New York Premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee BESS WOHL, directed by Tony Award-winner DAVID CROMER. The production will feature SAWYER BARTH and LILY McINERNY, both of whom will be making their off-Broadway stage debuts.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2022
CreateTheater New Works Festival and JK Productions present OCEAN IN A TEACUP, a spiritual quest musical based on a true story. This Original Musical Set in India runs as part of CreateTheater New Works Festival, from April 28 through May 7, 2022, at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Second Stage Theater has announced that Deeksha Gaur has joined the Company’s Board of Directors as a Trustee. Additionally, the Board is announcing the appointment of Janet Lynne Knopf, who joined the Board as a Trustee during the pandemic shutdown.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Lincoln Center Theater is presenting Epiphany, a new play by Brian Watkins, directed by Tyne Rafaeli. Epiphany will begin previews Thursday, May 19 and open on Thursday, June 16 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street).
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022
Second Thought Theatre has announced their full production of Dry Powder. After a brief, COVID-related slowdown, Dry Powder will serve as the opening production of the 2022 season.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2022
The True, an intimate portrait of the bounds of love, loyalty and  female power in the male-dominated world of 1977 patronage politics, will open on Tuesday  April 5, 2022, at Capital Repertory Theatre (251 North Pearl Street) with previews starting on  Friday, April 1 and running through Sunday, April 24.  

Lobby Hero Frequently Asked Questions

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.