Love Letters

Opened: March 27, 1989

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JP Saxe Drops New Album Ahead of Upcoming Tour Dates With John Mayer by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2023

JP Saxe has released his sophomore album ‘A Grey Area.' The 13-song collection was created alongside GRAMMY® Award winning producer Malay and features collaborations with five-time Latin GRAMMY® winner and two-time GRAMMY nominated Colombian musician Camilo, folk-pop trio Tiny Habits, Lizzy McAlpine and John Mayer.

Lillian Leadbetter Will Release Debut Album 'State of Romance' by Michael Major - Sep 19, 2023

Leadbetter has been creating and performing her own music for a decade. She studied at Berklee College of Music before earning a bachelor's degree in anthropology and music from the University of Vermont. Citing influences from Anaïs Mitchell and Josh Ritter to Lana Del Ray and Phoebe Bridgers, she’s creating a sound that’s already drawing notice.

Staged Reading of SUCH SMALL HANDS by Adam Szymkowicz to Close Out 2023 OTR New Works Series at Chance Theater by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2023

Chance Theater, Anaheim’s official resident theater company, will present a staged reading of a brand new play to close out our 2023 OTR New Works Series.

Australian Theatre Festival NYC To Honor Caroline O'Connor And Producer Neil Gooding At 2023 Gala by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2023

Get ready for the Australian Theatre Festival NYC 2023 Fundraising Gala, honoring Broadway and West-End icon Caroline O'Connor and Producer Neil Gooding. Join in for an evening of performances and celebrations, showcasing Australian stories and artists in NYC. Tickets and tables are still available for purchase.

Review: FAR EAST at On the Verge Theatre by Brett Cullum - Sep 4, 2023

The thing about FAR EAST is the emotional stakes are never high. Unlike MADAME BUTTERFLY where we are faced with a scorned woman and an illegitimate child, here we never see the soldier’s Japanese lover. And contrasted with FROM HERE TO ETERNITY where an affair is consummated on a wildly active beach, the soldier and his captain’s wife merely brush against each other almost politely rather than passionately.

Able Machines Announces Sophomore LP & Shares 'Evidence' by Michael Major - Aug 30, 2023

able machines announces their futuristic self-produced sophomore album Digital Precision. Alongside the announcement, the pair share the first taste of the project with 'Evidence' out now and its accompanying cinematic, self-directed video. With its Swedish pop influence, the latest track defiantly chooses self-love over a toxic relationship.

East Lynne Theater Co. Concludes Mainstage Season With A Rotating Cast In LOVE LETTERS by A.A. Cristi - Aug 29, 2023

Before East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC) revs up its fall lineup, the curtain prepares to close on its summer 2023 Mainstage Season with a six-week run of A. R. Gurney's “Love Letters”– but with a twist. From Sept. 6 to Oct. 14, the play will be performed by a real-life couple with a connection each of the six weeks: three married couples, an engaged duo, and two pairs who share a romantic past. 

West Coast Premiere of NOLLYWOOD DREAMS to be Presented at San Francisco Playhouse by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2023

Get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience as NOLLYWOOD DREAMS takes the stage at San Francisco Playhouse. Find out all the details about the show, including dates and ticket information, and secure your seats today. Don't miss out on this exciting event!

Martin Sheen and Melissa Fitzgerald to Star in LOVE LETTERS at the Kennedy Center by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2023

Don't miss Martin Sheen and Melissa Fitzgerald in the heartwarming play LOVE LETTERS at the Kennedy Center. Catch this limited engagement for a memorable theater experience.

Matthew Broderick, J. Smith-Cameron, Victor Garber, Brooke Shields & More Will Star in Encore Run of LOVE LETTERS at Irish Rep by Nicole Rosky - Aug 11, 2023

An encore run of Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, directed by Ciarán O’Reilly (Endgame), following sold-out performances this past spring. The encore run will take place this fall, featuring five performances with returning star, Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick, joined by Talia Balsam; eight performances with Emmy & Tony Award nominee J. Smith-Cameron and Emmy & Tony Award nominee Victor Garber; and seven performances with Golden Globe Award nominee Brooke Shields and Emmy Award nominee John Slattery.

Kellie Overbey, Carmen Zilles & T. Ryder Smith to Star in Christina Masciotti's NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 8, 2023

Experience the riveting performances of Kellie Overbey, Carmen Zilles, and T. Ryder Smith in 'NO GOOD THINGS DWELL IN THE FLESH,' a compelling play by Christina Masciotti. Don't miss this powerful production that will leave you captivated.

Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC at Synetic Theater by Pamela Roberts - Aug 6, 2023

Synetic Theater’s wordless Cyrano de Bergerac is gorgeous to behold and packs a powerful emotional wallop.

EDINBURGH 2023: Review: THE GRAND OLD OPERA HOUSE HOTEL, Traverse Theatre by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 7, 2023

When shy Aaron joins the hotel’s ramshackle team he’s faced with emotionally volatile guests, apathetic staff and inept management. Not to mention the rumour of a pair of singing ghosts haunting the corridors.

Jonathan Slavin to Star in Comedy FREUD ON COCAINE at Whitefire Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2023

Get ready for laughs as Jonathan Slavin takes the stage in the uproarious comedy 'Freud on Cocaine' at Whitefire Theatre. Find out more about showtimes and tickets.

Daniel J. Watts, Nicole Ari Parker & More to Star in THE REFUGE PLAYS at Roundabout Theatre Company by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2023

Discover the complete cast for THE REFUGE PLAYS, the highly anticipated production at Roundabout Theatre Company. Get ready for an unforgettable experience as the talented actors bring this captivating play to life. Make sure to secure your tickets now.

Patrick Duffy, Tristan Gemmill & More to Star in TWELVE ANGRY MEN UK Tour by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2023

Get all the details about the upcoming TWELVE ANGRY MEN UK Tour featuring TV stars Patrick Duffy and Tristan Gemmill. Don't miss the opportunity to see this incredible cast in action!

Playwrights Announced For 2023 Ojai Summer Conference & New Works Festival by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2023

Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), under the leadership of new Producing Artistic Director Jeremy B. Cohen, today announced the selection of playwrights for its 26th Annual New Works Festival to be held August 2 – 6 in Ojai, CA.

World Premiere of QUANTUM LOVERS: THE MUSICAL to Explore the Turbulent Love Affair of Young Albert Einstein by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2023

Get ready to be swept away by the world premiere of 'Quantum Lovers: The Musical.' Follow the captivating journey of a young Albert Einstein as he navigates a turbulent love affair. Running at the West End Theater from September 15th to November 30th, this musical is not to be missed.

Dazzle and The Pec Legacy Project Collaborate on a New Venture by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2023

DazzleJazz is giving the El Chapultepec legacy project a home in its new Denver Performing Arts Complex location.  El Chapultepec was a historic jazz and blues venue that operated for 87 years at 20th and Market streets before closing in Dec. 2020. The building has since been sold and is slated for re-development by Monfort Companies.

Free Shakespeare to Return To Edgerton Park with MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 22, 2023

Elm Shakespeare will return for its 28th season of free Shakespeare in the park with professional artists from all around the country. This year's production of Merry Wives of Windsor, running August 17 - September 3rd, will be a wild romp guaranteed to make people of all ages laugh.

Guitarist Eric Johanson Releases New Single & More Samantha Fish Tour Dates by Michael Major - Jun 28, 2023

Filmed at Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Lounge, in New Orleans, LA., the video for 'The Deep and the Dirty' was directed by Kaylie McCarthy & Lizzie Smith with videography by Kaylie McCarthy and edited by Eric Johanson. About the video Johanson declared, 'On one level 'The Deep And The Dirty' is two references to the American South.

Playwrights Announced For Ojai 2023 Summer Conference & New Works Festival by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2023

Playwrights receive a week-long workshop to develop their new plays followed by a public presentation in OPC's 26th Annual New Works Festival, August 2 - 6.

Interview: Laura Benanti on the 'Joy' of Filming a 'Raunchy Comedy' Like NO HARD FEELINGS by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2023

Laura Benanti is hitting the big screen in one of this summer's raunchiest comedies, No Hard Feelings. BroadwayWorld caught up with Benanti to discuss what drew her to the film and her 'full circle' moment with Feldman. Plus, the Tony winner teases the upcoming season of The Gilded Age and her Sondheim dream role.

SADEC 1965: A LOVE STORY Announced At The Toronto Fringe Festival by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2023

​​​​​​​SADEC 1965: A LOVE STORY, a solo show written and performed by DC-based storyteller Flora Le, is part of the 2023 Toronto Fringe Festival. This powerful storytelling piece is best described as Cheryl Strayed's Wild but on a motorcycle on the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

Film And Stage Actor Treat Williams Dies At Age 71 Following Motorcycle Accident by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2023

It has been reported that actor Treat Williams has died at the age of 71 in a motorcycle accident.

EISENHOWER: THIS PIECE OF GROUND Starring John Rubinstein Begins Performances Off-Broadway Tomorrow by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2023

Beginning on June 13, Tony Award winner John Rubinstein (Pippin, Children of a Lesser God) returns to the New York stage starring as President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground.

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Comes to ActorsNET by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2023

ActorsNET finishes its 26th season with a 1960s sitcom reboot of The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare, a bright and breezy comedy of sexual jealousy and overbearing egos set against a landscape of summer resort leisure and the “dirty dancing” music trend. 

Broadway Buying Guide: June 5, 2023 by Team BWW - Jun 5, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, June 5, 2023.

Photos: First Look at Laura Benanti and Matthew Broderick in LOVE LETTERS by Nicole Rosky - Jun 1, 2023

Performances are underway for Irish Repertory Theatre's Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, directed by Ciarán O'Reilly (Endgame), starring Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti. Check out photos of the cast in action!

KING JAMES, LOVE LETTERS & More Lead Top Off-Broadway Shows for June 2023 by Team BWW - Jun 1, 2023

What's happening off-Broadway? BroadwayWorld is helping you pick what to see next by rounding up our top recommended theatre each month. Coming up off-Broadway this June is a New York premiere, an immersive production, and much more!

Broadway Buying Guide: May 30, 2023 by Team BWW - May 30, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 30, 2023.

SADEC 1965: A LOVE STORY At The Montreal Fringe Festival by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2023

SADEC 1965: A LOVE STORY, a solo show written and performed by DC-based storyteller Flora Le, is part of the 2023 Montreal Fringe Festival.

The Royal Society of Literature's RSL Christopher Bland Prize Shortlist Revealed by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2023

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the voice for the value of literature in the UK, has unveiled the shortlist for the 2023 RSL Christopher Bland Prize. 

SNOW WHITE �" AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for Citadel Theatre 2023-24 Season by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2023

Citadel Theatre’s programming for 2023-24 will include a four-show subscription season, and two all-family musicals. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

East Lynne Theater Company Will Premiere TALE OF TWO CITIES, COBBLED TOGETHER BY THE BROTHERS LOVEJOY by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2023

Cape May’s famed East Lynne Theater Company’s new Artistic Director Craig Fols will open his inaugural mainstage season with his own original adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities” titled “A Tale of Two Cities, Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy”. Fols’ stage version of this world-renowned classic will make its world premiere on June 14.  

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Presents SHANKAR PLAYS SHANKAR by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2023

Family and tradition figure prominently in Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's season finale when sitarist Anoushka Shankar makes her LACO debut, under Music Director Jaime Martín's baton, with a performance of Concerto No. 3 for Sitar composed by her legendary father, the late Ravi Shankar, who brought the sitar into the mainstream through his pop music collaborations with The Beatles and others.

Guildford Fringe Festival Reveals 10th Anniversary Year Line-up by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2023

Celebrating its 10th birthday this summer, Guildford Fringe Festival returns from 24 June until 15 July 2023 with a packed programme of theatre, comedy, poetry, music, visual arts, family-friendly shows, talks and free events – and a few special surprises in store! 

LOVE LETTERS Starring Matthew Broderick and Laura Benanti Adds Performances at Irish Rep by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2023

Irish Repertory Theatre has added five additional performances for Love Letters by A.R. Gurney, directed by Ciarán O’Reilly (Endgame), starring Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti.

Fountain Theatre Co-Founder Deborah Lawlor Passes Away at 83 by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2023

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Fountain Theatre co-founder Deborah Lawlor passed away on Tuesday, May 2, at the age of 83.

Cotuit Center For The Arts' Announces 2023 Outdoor Programming by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 30, 2023

This year’s programming includes a new Monday Night at the Movies film series, concerts, stand-up comedy, family programming and much more. The 2023 summer season will kick off with a special performance of A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters performed by award-winning actors John Weltman and Linda Monchik.

Brittany Bellizeare, Christiana Clark & More to Star in Candrice Jones' FLEX at Lincoln Center Theater by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2023

Lincoln Center Theater has announced the complete cast for the New York premiere of FLEX by Candrice Jones, directed by LCT Resident Director Lileana Blain-Cruz. 

Interview: Shaw Expert David Staller Talks DEAR LIAR at Irish Repertory Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 24, 2023

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with David Staller, who discusses starring in the Irish Repertory Theatre's Dear Liar, as part of The Letter Series.

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: AMANDA McBROOM IN CONCERT in May by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 22, 2023

Rubicon Theatre of Ventura will present the first event in the company's May Concert series on Saturday, May 13 at 7 p.m. – “AMANDA McBROOM: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL.” The legendary singer-songwriter and actress will captivate audiences with her stunning voice and masterful songwriting in an intimate and unforgettable performance.

Photos: First Look At SHE LOVES ME At The Milburn Stone Theatre by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2023

Love is in the air in Cecil County as the Milburn Stone Theatre presents the musical theatre classic 'She Loves Me'. See photos from the production.

East Lynne Theater Reveals 2023 Season by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

It’s a whole new mainstage season at East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC) in Cape May. Heck, it’s practically a whole new East Lynne! The theater’s new Artistic Director Craig Fols is breathing new life into this glorious 40+ year-old theatre located within the walls of the beautiful Cape May Presbyterian Church.

SHE LOVES ME to Open at The Milburn Stone Theatre This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2023

Love is in the air in Cecil County as the Milburn Stone Theatre presents the musical theatre classic 'She Loves Me'.

Gulfshore Playhouse Mainstage Closes The Season With Comedy MORNING AFTER GRACE by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2023

​​​​​​​Gulfshore Playhouse announces the cast and creative team of Morning After Grace by Carey Crim, directed by Kristen Coury, CEO & Producing Artistic Director.

Meet the Cast of SUMMER, 1976; Beginning Previews Tonight! by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2023

Summer, 1976 officially begins previews tonight, April 4, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meet the cast of Summer, 1976 here!

Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti, Melissa Errico & David Staller to Lead THE LETTERS SERIES at Irish Rep by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2023

Irish Repertory Theatre will present The Letters Series, featuring Dear Liar by Jerome Kilty & George Bernard Shaw, directed by Charlotte Moore. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!


Love Letters has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1989, Broadway which opened in 2014 and US Tour which opened in 2015.
Love Letters has been nominated for the Outstanding Director award at The Lortels. John Tillinger was nominated for this award.
Love Letters has won the Outstanding Director award at The Lortels for John Tillinger.



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