Mourning Becomes Electra Revival 1972

Opened: November 15, 1972
Closing: December 31, 1972

Mourning Becomes Electra - 1972 - Broadway History , Info & More

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1633 Broadway at 50th St. New York, NY

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Wake Up With BWW 7/26: First Look at BACK TO THE FUTURE and THE SHARK IS BROKEN, and More!
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A Dutch production of Jesus Christ Superstar is headed to the Netherlands in 2024. Directed by Ivo van Hove and produced by Albert Verlinde, the musical will premiere in January 2024 at the DeLaMar Theater in Amsterdam.

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The Screen Actors Guild Awards were held last night, Sunday, Feb. 27 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, and aired on TNT and TBS. Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett presented Helen Mirren with the 57th Life Achievement Award, which was preceded by a montage of some of her most iconic screen performances.

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Helen Mirren Believes that Shakespeare Should Not Be Taught in Schools
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Helen Mirren has revealed that she does not believe Shakespeare should be taught in schools.

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Fun Facts About All 41 Broadway Theatres
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What makes a Broadway theatre? Technically any venue with 500 seats or more, located along Broadway in New York City's Theatre District is a Broadway theatre, and the art that is produced in these special places is widely considered the highest form of theatrical entertainment in the world. Today, forty-one theatres are technically Broadway houses, each with their own rich history. Below, we're giving you the scoop on the life of every one of them!

VIDEO: On This Day, July 26- Happy Birthday, Helen Mirren!
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Today we're celebrating the life and work of decorated star of stage and screen, Helen Mirren!

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Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Head Over Heels officially opens on Broadway tonight, Be More Chill begins previews off-Broadway, and more!

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Tony Winner Helen Mirren to Receive 'Legend Award' at Ischia Global Film & Music Fest
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On June 1 from 6-8 pm, The Shakespeare Society will host their third annual Playing Shakespeare Celebration at The Players (16 Gramercy Park South).

Photo Coverage: Sardi's Unveils Caricature for 2015 Tony Nominee Helen Mirren!
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Just yesterday, Sardi's Restaurant unveiled a new caricature for 2015 Tony nominee and star of The Audience, Helen Mirren. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special celebration!

God Save the Queen! Meet the Full Cast of THE AUDIENCE, Opening Tonight on Broadway
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Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will return to Broadway this spring as Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's The Audience, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. Opening Night is tonight, March 8, 2015; the limited engagement runs through June 28, 2015 at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Scroll down to learn more about the company!

Official: Helen Mirren Set to Return to Broadway in Peter Morgan's THE AUDIENCE; Dates and Theater Set
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 6, 2014

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre presents the world premiere of The Shadow of the Hummingbird, written by and starring Athol Fugard, with an introductory scene by Paula Fourie, and directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein.


Mourning Becomes Electra has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1931, Broadway which opened in 1932 and Broadway which opened in 1972.
Mourning Becomes Electra has been nominated for several awards. Colleen Dewhurst was nominated for Outstanding Performance at the Drama Desk Awards, and Pamela Payton-Wright was also nominated for Outstanding Performance at the Drama Desk Awards.
Mourning Becomes Electra has won the Outstanding Performance award at the Drama Desk Awards for both Colleen Dewhurst and Pamela Payton-Wright.