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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - 2001 - Broadway

A hit novel that became a hit play that became a hit film! Jack Nicholson played the leading role of McMurphy in the movie as a charming rogue who pleads insanity to get out of his latest prison sentence. Unfortunately, his plan backfires and he is sent to a mental institution where he clashes head on with a fierce disciplinarian by the name of Nurse Ratched. McMurphy and Ratched compete for the hearts and minds of the other patients in a power struggle of wits and charisma versus smarts and tyranny. He leads his fellow patients out of introversion, stages a revolt so that they can see the World Series on television, and arranges a rollicking midnight party with liquor and loose women. The play stands as one of the finest dramatic and heart-wrenching scripts in modern theatre and culminates in both a shocking yet somehow sweet ending. (Contains some adult language)

Schedule

Royale Theatre

(New York, NY)
242 W. 45th St.
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by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2020
Stephen's good friend Sarah Paulson makes her fifth appearance on the show, commiserating with our host about the challenges of performing without an audience and their shared love for Cate Blanchett.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents an ENCORE Virtual Play Reading of GREENWOOD by Coolidge Harris, Jr. and Directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, September 6th at 8PM EST.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020
Acclaimed artists, performers, authors, educators and top industry leaders share knowledge and career advice through demonstrations, workshops, panel discussions, master classes and more.
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020
They say you can never escape a mother’s love... but for Chloe, that’s not a comfort — it’s a threat.
by DC Felton - May 7, 2020
If you have been joining us on Broadwayworld the last few weeks, we have been highlighting artists in different productions that have been postponed or cancelled. This week we are starting a new series that talks with members of the boards of local Des Moines Theatres to see the effects of COVID19. We are excited to have spoken with Ankeny Community Theatre President-Elect Cheryl Clark, the difficult decisions they had to make with their productions, as well as an exciting new opportunity they have recently announced.
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
Today, GLSEN launched RESPECT EVERYWHERE, a series of innovative fundraising initiatives presented in short videos running from May 18-22. RESPECT EVERYWHERE promises to deliver the moving testaments from students and educators that have been the hallmark of the New York event, but to an even wider audience.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2020
Created and written by THREE-TIME Emmy Award winner Anthony Wilkinson, the infamous Housewives of Secaucus are making their Broadway Comedy Club debut March 11 spoofing your favorite shows you LOVE to hate.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Bergen County Players, one of America's longest-running little theater companies, is pleased to continue its 2019-2020 season with Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a loving homage to playwright Anton Chekhov's themes of heartbreak and hope. Directed by Alyson Cohn, this hilarious Broadway sensation will be performed at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell from March 21st through April 18th, 2020. Shows will be on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. Tickets can be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office at 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell during regular box office hours. Recommended for ages 14 and older. Contains mature language and situations.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
24th Street Theatre finds color in the lives of two orphan girls living in a silent film world of black, white and varying shades of gray. Debbie Devine directs the West Coast premiere of Kerry Muir's magical, surreal, dream-like movie-within-a play, The Night Buster Keaton Dreamed Me, for an April 11 opening. Performances will continue through May 31, with low-priced previews taking place March 28 through April 5.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
A dark comedy of reinvention, written by one of the most popular playwrights in the country right now, is the latest production by PRIME Productions, a professional theater in the Twin Cities that seeks to explore and illuminate the powerful stories of women over 50. THE ROOMMATE by Jen Silverman will take over the Andy Boss Thrust Stage at Park Square Theatre in the Historic Hamm building in St. Paul, May 7 a?" 24, 2020. 
by Katie Laban - Mar 26, 2020
Due to Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's' temporary ban on all large group events in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, theatres across the state are postponing and/or canceling performances. BroadwayWorld Detroit is doing its best to combine a list of those performances in one place for theatergoers. If a theatre or any information is missing, please email [email protected] for it to be added. *This is a developing story, with more information being added as it becomes available.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2020
Based on the recent mandate by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Flint School of Performing Arts (FSPA) lessons, classes and ensemble rehearsals will be closed for three weeks.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
Flint Repertory Theatre presents “ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST” by Dale Wasserman, adapted from the book by Ken Kesey. Performances begin Friday, March 13 and runs through Sunday, March 22. Tickets are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flint Institute of Music has issued an update regarding the current coronavirus outbreak:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Flint Institute of Music has issued a statement regarding the current Covid-19 outbreak:
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
BARD AT THE GATE, under the aegis of playwright, producer and educator Paula Vogel announced a new launch date and a re-ordering of the performance schedule.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel will open the virtual play reading series she has created and curated a?" Bard at the Gate - with Kermit Frazier's play KERNEL OF SANITY, to be webstreamed on Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. on YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
In response to the guidelines from the city and county government and the Center for Disease Control, Theatre Memphis has adjusted the upcoming 2020-21 season to be in compliance regarding the COVID 19 pandemic. Two shows scheduled for 2020, The Secret Garden and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, will be moved from the first half of the 2020-21 season to the 2021-22 season.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's new live streaming video series called MVT Live, features two veteran Manoa Valley Theatre actors, Shannon Winpenny and Therese Olival.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020
Definitely Not Clue is an ambitious, interactive murder mystery musical adventure developed for Twitch that combines live and pre-recorded elements with in-chat audience engagement for a truly unique and polished take on digital theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
The Board of Directors of RUBICON THEATRE of Ventura, California, has appointed Ovation, NAACP and Garland Award-Winner CHRIS BUTLER as the company's new Associate Artistic Director.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's live streaming video series called MVT Live, features two of Hawaii's most prolific actor/directors.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
The Housewives of Secaucus are back and DRAGGIER than ever! Catch a glimpse of the new HOS rehearse for their upcoming debut at the Triad Theater in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Tampa Repertory Theatre will present Thrice to Mine, an original and stirring imagining of the life of Shakespeare's Lady Macbeth written and performed by award-winning actor Roxanne Fay, in the Studio Theatre of HCC-Ybor City, on the corner of East Palm Ave. and Avenida Republica de Cuba, on January 24 and 25 at 8 PM. All proceeds from this special benefit performance will go toward paying the artists involved in TampaRep's spring production of Shakespeare's King Lear.
by Rachael Goldberg - Jan 24, 2020
Sir Matthew Bourne's 'Swan Lake' has a reputation as a beloved, fascinating, and powerful ballet. The latest production certainly justifies this reputation.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Rhode Island Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
Created and written by THREE-TIME Emmy Award winner Anthony Wilkinson, the infamous Housewives of Secaucus are making their Triad Theater debut January 23rd spoofing your favorite shows you LOVE to hate.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Producers Harriet Newman Leve, Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner have announced a 2020 Broadway bound production of Last Summer at Bluefish Cove.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Kevin Conway, actor and director on stage and screen, has died. He was 77.
by Walter McBride - Feb 9, 2020
Earlier today, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Kevin Conway, actor and director on stage and screen, has died. He was 77.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
The Orchard Project has announced its 2020 Gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, occurring Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Prince George Ballroom and honoring the work of TONY-Award winning producers Kristin Caskey and Amanda Dubois, OBIE winning writer Kyle Jarrow, and TONY-winning tap legend Savion Glover.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
The Minutes is officially in previews on Broadway! The cast of The Minutes includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
A star-studded cast including some of Australia's most celebrated television, film and theatre performers will join already announced Lachy Hulme and Roz Hammond in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, to be staged at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne for a strictly limited season from 23 May.
by Christine Swerczek - Feb 22, 2020
You'd be crazy to miss this one!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
After an abbreviated season in 2019 to accommodate renovations and expansion to add larger public spaces, upgraded concession areas, accessible lobby adjustments and more restrooms facilities, Theatre Memphis will open August 21, 2020 to begin celebrating a century of entertaining the community featuring eleven productions between two stages The 100 year milestone is one that very few community theatres can claim as continuously performing for that period of time.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
These are housewives like you've never seen before. These are the Housewives of Secaucus. In Drag! Come watch as they compete for best hat, woman of the year and more February 29th at The Duplex in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Australian actor and writer, Roz Hammond will play the chilling role of Nurse Ratched in a new stage adaptation of one of the world's most iconic stories, starring opposite previously announced actor Lachy Hulme (Offspring, Beaconsfield, Romper Stomper) as the anarchistic Randle Patrick McMurphy.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Circa Waves today unveil the video for 'Sad Happy', the eponymous first single from the Sad side of their forthcoming album Sad Happy (release on March 13, 2020). A banging, soulful track that drives along strummed chords and keyboard riffs, it's another  example of Kieran Shudall's ever developing songwriting, perfectly encapsulating the uptempo yet emotional tensions that cut right to the heart of the album Sad Happy. The video is directed by fast rising duo Bousher & Gee, and sees Shudall in the middle of a One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest-esque nightmare. Cutting between performance footage and the story of Schudall's descent as one of a group of heartbroken clowns going through increasing twisted therapy sessions, the video tracks his hellish inner turmoil and the brutal 'treatment' that eventually leads him to the point of no return.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, incoming Artistic Director Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announce the lineup for the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award-winning company's 2020-21 season, which launches this summer.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents Slow Food, by Wendy MacLeod and directed by Skip Greer, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 14 through February 9.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by TV News Desk - Aug 4, 2020
Netflix has shared the first trailer for Ryan Murphy's new series, Ratched, starring Sarah Paulson!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
The JOCUNDA MUSIC, FILM & THEATRE FESTIVAL will present a Virtual Play Reading of GREENWOOD by Coolidge Harris, Jr. and Directed by Van Dirk Fisher on Sunday, August 23rd at 8PM EST.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Philadelphia Theatre Company mourns the loss of Philadelphia cultural icon Suzanne Roberts. Roberts had a transformative effect on the landscape of Philadelphia, especially its vast arts and cultural community.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
In line with the latest government advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the producers have made the decision to postpone the 2020 production, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest .