Ages: 12+
Opened: January 6, 1983
Closing: March 27, 1983

Plenty - 1983 - Broadway History , Info & More

Plymouth Theatre
236 W. 45th St. New York, NY 10036

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Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Shedley Theatre
by Barry Lenny - Oct 8, 2023

The audience was enthusiastic in its laughter and applause,

PHILADELPHIA BOUND? Fall Presents Over 120 Festivals, Block Parties, Shows, Charity Events and More
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 3, 2023

Are you bound for the Philadelphia area this fall.  There’s so much to see and do that our readers will like to know about. 

Jane Lynch, Carrie Brownstein, Jenn Colella & More Featured in Alison Bechdel's DYKES TO WATCH OUT FOR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2023

Alison Bechdel’s “Dykes to Watch Out For,” the award-winning cartoonist’s iconic comic strip that ran from 1983 - 2008, was released as an episodic podcast in partnership with Audible today, led by a queer cast in time for Pride Month.

Schedule Announced For The 2023 CAPA Summer Movie Series At The Ohio Theatre, June 15- July 16
by A.A. Cristi - May 8, 2023

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, has announced the schedule for its 54th series of classic films and cult favorites. The 2023 series will run June 15-July 16 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and feature 19 films over five weeks.

Chicago STAR WARS Comedy Show Comes to The Suburbs
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2023

Chicago is well-respected as one of the premier theater cities in the country. Famous shows to get their start in the Windy City include Organic Theatre's Bleacher Bums, Steppenwolf's August: Osage County, Lookingglass Theatre Company's Metamorphoses, and one of the most successful musicals of all time: Grease! that got its start at the Kingston Mine nightclub.

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra Season Finale Will Feature Yulia Gorenman
by Stephi Wild - Apr 3, 2023

One might think it difficult for a performing arts group to have many new experiences after performing 77 seasons - not so for the exuberant Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, who have celebrated a season of firsts - their first season in 3 years with a full, in-person audience; the first season with new Music Director Elizabeth Schulze, and the first season with Ludek Wojtkowski as their new Concertmaster.

Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch to Star in 13th Annual SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the 13th Annual “A Swinging Birdland Christmas” – starring vocalists Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch – for six performances from Tuesday, December 20 to Sunday, December 25 at 5:30 PM.

by Barry Lenny - Aug 19, 2022

It all began with a WEA art appreciation course.

BWW Interview: Dan Fortune of NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS at Joe's Pub June 5th
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 5, 2022

When the NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS concert kicks off tonight, event producer Dan Fortune will be crazy busy... but this morning, Broadway World Cabaret has him for an in-depth interview.

Lindsay Duncan and Hilton McRae Will Star in the UK Tour of THE DANCE OF DEATH
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

Lindsay Duncan stars alongside Hilton McRae and Emily Bruni in the UK tour of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death, adapted by Academy Award-winning playwright Rebecca Lenkiewicz and directed by Arcola Theatre's Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen.

Matt Forde Adds Gary Neville, Lisa Nandy and Tom Tugendhat to West End POLITICAL PARTY Guest Line-up
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

It was announced today, x March, that Matt Forde (Spitting Image, Have I Got News For You, The Last Leg) has added Gary Neville, Lisa Nandy and Tom Tugendhat to the upcoming guest line-up of his West End Political Party fortnightly residency at The Duchess Theatre, while the Christmas special with Jacob Rees-Mogg and Rosena Allin-Khan has been rescheduled for the 11th April.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Desert Theatricals
by Kay Kudukis - Feb 24, 2022

Winners of the 1974 Eurovision with their song Waterloo, ABBA had a flurry of catchy tunes that dominated the pop charts for 12 years. In 1992, Abba released their album Gold, which has sold over 30 million copies and is one of the best-selling albums worldwide.

Review Roundup: MJ Opens on Broadway- See What the Critics Are Saying!
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2022

MJ is the new Broadway musical that takes audiences inside the creative process of one of the greatest entertainers in history.

St Helens Theatre Royal Announces Spring Season 2022 Programme
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

Hot on the heels of hugely successful Christmas pantomime Goldilocks And The Three Bears, St Helens Theatre Royal has unveiled its full Spring season of live shows. 

A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Will Play Twelfth Year at Birdland Starring Blackhurst, Caruso, and Stritch
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 21, 2021

Billy, Klea and Jim are back for a twelfth year with their smash-hit holiday show... and lots of Christmas lights.

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK Pantomime Show Coming to Wanneroo's Limelight Theater
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 13, 2021

 Popular pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk is branching out at Limelight Theatre, ready to provide plenty of laughs, dance and song. Written by Ben Crocker and directed by Gwen Browning, the story follows Jack who is in love with Princess Demelza – but the giant who lives in the clouds demands increased taxes and the princess’ hand in marriage.  

Uptown Players Announces 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

Uptown Players has announced its 2022 season at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. The season will feature regional premieres of the critically acclaimed 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Kinky Boots, and the regional premiere of the 2019 Tony nominated two-act revival of the original 1983 trilogy Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song.

Martin Jarvis and Clare Bloomer Reprise Their Roles in MAGGIE & TED at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2021

Staged as a radio play, the comedy-drama follows 'Ted' Heath and his hilarious and relentless feud with his successor, Margaret Thatcher.  For over 20 years Margaret Thatcher and Edward Heath enthralled and appalled the British public with their profound political disagreements, reinforced by their intense personal dislike for one another. Now Maggie and Ted are back!

BWW Review: PJ BERNSTEIN on the UES-An Excellent Deli Experience
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 4, 2021

PJ Bernstein on the Upper East Side is everything you want in a neighborhood delicatessen and restaurant. With the freshest house-made favorites, soups that are as good as you grandmother makes, sandwiches, platters and so much more, it’s worth the trip from anywhere in the city.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, February 9- with Lillias White and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 9, 2021

Today (February 9) in live streaming: Lillias White takes over at Stars in the House, Irish Rep presents The Weir, and more!

HBO Max Announces Highlights for January 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 23, 2020

Spread the word, Upper Eastsiders -- all six seasons of “Gossip Girl” are coming to HBO Max on January 1st.

Blitzen Trapper's 'Holy Smokes Future Jokes' Out Today
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 25, 2020

Blitzen Trapper’s highly anticipated new album, Holy Smokes Future Jokes, is out today on Yep Roc Records.

BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
by Peter Nason - Jun 24, 2020

Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!

BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!

Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Season Programming
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2020

Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra today announced plans for the ensemble's 2020-21 season.


Plenty has had 3 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1982, Broadway which opened in 1983 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2016.
Plenty has been nominated for several awards. Kate Nelligan was nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, as was Edward Hermann. Additionally, David Hare's play was nominated for the Best Foreign Play category at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards.
Plenty has won several awards, including the Distinguished Performance Award for Kate Nelligan and Edward Hermann at the Drama League Awards. Additionally, the play received the Best Foreign Play award at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for David Hare.



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