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Seminar - 2011 - Broadway

$51.50 - $126.50

In SEMINAR, four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with Leonard, an international literary figure. Under his recklessly brilliant and unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder, alliances are made and broken, sex is used as a weapon and hearts are unmoored. The wordplay is not the only thing that turns vicious as innocence collides with experience in this biting new comedy.

Schedule

Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

John Golden Theatre

(New York, NY)
252 West 45th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For Seminar


Alan Rickman is head of a talented class in 'Seminar' - USA Today
Thanks to these performances, Seminar proves an enriching study.

STAGE REVIEW Seminar - Entertainment Weekly
If, in the end, Seminar belongs to Hamish Linklater, it's not only because the actor does such a good job of creating, sustaining, and quietly intensifying Martin's full personality, building to the play's one honest dramatic climax. It's also because Rebeck has taken the care to make Martin a person, not a just a plot piece. Leonard would have something barbed to say about him — and then approve. C+


 



 

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by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2012
SEMINAR, the acclaimed comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, "NYPD Blue," NBC's hit series "Smash") and directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Big Meal, Look Back in Anger), will play its final Broadway performance in today's matinee, May 6. The World Premiere production opened on Sunday, November 20, 2011 and will have played a total of 191 performances and 26 previews at The Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012
SEMINAR, the acclaimed comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, "NYPD Blue," NBC's hit series "Smash") and directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Big Meal, Look Back in Anger), will play its final Broadway performance in this Sunday's matinee, May 6. The World Premiere production opened on Sunday, November 20, 2011 and will have played a total of 191 performances and 26 previews at The Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2012
Several Cast members from SEMINAR, now playing at The Golden Theatre, appeared at Two Boots in their Theater District Neighborhood location to sample the new SEMINAR-inspired pizza. The new slice will be called The Cross-Dressing Gang Leader (named after a reference in the play) and includes a white Grandma crust with Tasso, Red Onions and a criss-cross of Red & Green Pesto. See photos below!
by BWW News Desk - April 9, 2012
On April 3, Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (The Pillowman, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"), Justin Long (He's Just Not That Into You, The Break Up, Live Free or Die Hard, Dodgeball, "Ed"), and Zoe Lister-Jones (The Little Dog Laughed, The Marriage of Bette and Boo) took their official opening night bows in SEMINAR, by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Omnium Gatherum, "NYBD Blue," "Smash"). Check out the latest production photos below!
by Walter McBride - April 4, 2012
Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (The Pillowman, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), Justin Long (He's Just Not That Into You, The Break Up, Live Free or Die Hard, Dodgeball, 'Ed'), and Zoe Lister-Jones (The Little Dog Laughed, The Marriage of Bette and Boo) head the cast of the Broadway season's hit comedy SEMINAR, by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Omnium Gatherum, 'NYBD Blue,' NBC's new hit series 'Smash') beginning Tuesday, April 3.
by Stage Tube - April 3, 2012
Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park, Independence Day, 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), appeared on last night's 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' to discuss his starring role in Broadway's SEMINAR. Goldblum assumes the role of Leonard in the play tonight, April 3 for an 8-week run.
by BWW News Desk - April 1, 2012
Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) will play his final performance on Sunday, April 1 in SEMINAR by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, NBC's new hit series "Smash"), directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens, Kin, The Coward).
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 29, 2012
Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (The Pillowman, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), Justin Long (He's Just Not That Into You, The Break Up, Live Free or Die Hard, Dodgeball, 'Ed'), and Zoe Lister-Jones (The Little Dog Laughed, The Marriage of Bette and Boo) will join the cast of the Broadway comedy SEMINAR, by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Omnium Gatherum, 'NYBD Blue,' NBC's new hit series 'Smash') beginning Tuesday, April 3. The new cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld was there for the big event! Check out video with full coverage below!
by Walter McBride - March 29, 2012
Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (The Pillowman, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"), Justin Long (He's Just Not That Into You, The Break Up, Live Free or Die Hard, Dodgeball, "Ed"), and Zoe Lister-Jones (The Little Dog Laughed, The Marriage of Bette and Boo) will join the cast of the Broadway season's hit comedy SEMINAR, by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Omnium Gatherum, "NYBD Blue," NBC's new hit series "Smash") beginning Tuesday, April 3. The new cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld wa sthere for the big event! Check out photos of the new group below!
by Stage Tube - March 27, 2012
Broadway and film star Jeff Goldblum will assume the role of Leonard in SEMINAR on April 3. In the video below, he encourages fans to come and see him in this 'spectacular show.'
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2012
Yesterday, March 21st, SEMINAR partnered with Givenik.com for a special post-performance reception for audience and cast members at Glass House Tavern (252 West 47th Street). The evening helped to support the Lark Play Development Center. View photos below!
by Stage Tube - March 20, 2012
Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) will play his final performance on Sunday, April 1 in SEMINAR by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, NBC's new hit series "Smash"), directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens, Kin, The Coward). Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum will make his return to Broadway when he assumes the leading role of 'Leonard' on Tuesday, April 3 for 8 weeks only. Visit the photo shoot for SEMINAR on Broadway as Jerry O'Connell interviews fellow cast members Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long and Zoe Lister-Jones. Check out the behind the scenes video below!
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2012
Tomorrow, March 21st, SEMINAR will partner with Givenik.com for a special post-performance reception for audience and cast members at Glass House Tavern (252 West 47th Street). The evening will help support the Lark Play Development Center.
by Christina Mancuso - March 16, 2012
Jerry O'Connell, star of the Broadway play, SEMINAR, announces a special charity event through Givenik.com, donating 5% of proceeds from all ticket sales for the March 21st performance to Lark Play Development Center. Watch his YouTube video promotion here!
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2012
Television and movie legend William Shatner will bring his one man show SHATNER'S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT (www.shatnersworld.com) to the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles, CA for one performance only on March 10 at 8pm. Tickets go on sale February 4th at 10:00 a.m. The show comes to L.A. direct from Broadway, where it will play a three week run at the Broadway's Music Box Theatre from February 14 - March 4.
by BWW News Desk - March 6, 2012
Zoe Lister-Jones (The Little Dog Laughed, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, her own Codependence Is a Four-Letter Word, Salt, Breaking Upwards, NBC's "Whitney," Fox Searchlight's upcoming Lola Versus) will join Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (The Pillowman, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent") and Film and Television star Justin Long (He's Just Not That Into You, The Break Up, Live Free or Die Hard, Dodgeball, "Ed") beginning Tuesday, April 3 in the cast of the Broadway season's hit comedy SEMINAR by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, Omnium Gatherum, "NYBD Blue," NBC's new hit series "Smash").