Sunrise at Campobello 1958

Opened: January 30, 1958

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How Often Are American Presidents Depicted on Stage?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Feb 18, 2024

This time, the reader question was: Oh, Mary! currently has so much buzz off-Broadway. What is the history of American presidents being depicted on stage?

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld January 17, 2024
by - Jan 17, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is January 17, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

VIDEO: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate the Newly Dedicated James Earl Jones Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 14, 2022

Earlier this week, the Cort Theatre was officially renamed the James Earl Jones Theatre in honor of the iconic multi-award-winning American actor! Go inside the ceremony, which included special guests Brian Stokes Mitchell, Norm Lewis, Samuel L. Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Danielle Brooks, cast members from the Tony-winning Best Musical, A Strange Loop and more. Watch the full video!

Photos: Stars Turn Out for the 'James Earl Jones Theater' Dedication!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 12, 2022

The Cort Theatre was officially renamed the James Earl Jones Theatre in honor of the iconic multi-award-winning American actor! Check out photos from inside the ceremony, which included special guests Brian Stokes Mitchell, Norm Lewis, Samuel L. Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Danielle Brooks, cast members from the Tony-winning Best Musical, A Strange Loop and more!

Official James Earl Jones Theatre Dedication Ceremony to Take Place This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

The Shubert Organization, Inc. has announced that on Monday, September 12, the Cort Theatre will be officially renamed the James Earl Jones Theatre in honor of the iconic multi-award-winning American actor.

James Earl Jones Returns as 'Darth Vader' Voice in OBI-WAN KENOBI
by Michael Major - Jun 1, 2022

Take a first listen to James Earl Jones back as Darth Vader. Jones originated the voice of Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, starting with Episode IV – A New Hope. He has also been seen in The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Rise of Skywalker. Jones also voiced the character in in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and in the animated Star Wars Rebels series.

Broadway's Cort Theatre Will Be Renamed After James Earl Jones
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

The Shubert Organization, Inc., will rename the 110-year-old Cort Theatre to the James Earl Jones Theatre, in recognition of Mr. Jones’s lifetime  of immense contributions to Broadway and the entire artistic community. 

VIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Alan Henry - Feb 24, 2022

Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the National Tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. The tour will begin performances next month at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.

What's Coming to HBO Max Highlights in September 2020
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2020

Fall into the exciting new original series and A-list blockbuster movies arriving this September on HBO Max.

Breaking: Richard Thomas Will Play Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Tour
by Nicole Rosky - May 13, 2019

To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will launch its coast-to-coast National Tour in August 2020 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the heart of the nation's capital. The tour will be on the road for over two years. According to the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star Richard Thomas will lead the production as Atticus Finch.

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees!
by Alan Henry - Apr 30, 2019

Over the course of each Broadway season, unexpected and unique storylines inevitably pop up. This morning, with the announcement of the 2019 Tony Award nominations, a number of new narratives have come to life.

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2018 Tony Nominees!
by Matt Tamanini - May 1, 2018

The 2018 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few!

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala
by Christina Mancuso - Sep 20, 2016

Actor Richard Thomas will host Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala "The Night They Invented Champagne: Celebrating Lerner & Loewe" on Monday evening, September 19.  Performing the music of the legendary Broadway composing team will be artists Britney Coleman, Kristen Hahn, Robert Sean Leonard, Stephen Mark Lukas, Howard McGillin, Ciara Renee, Mary Testa, Richard Troxell, Max von Essen, Nicholas Ward, and members of the New York Theatre Ballet.  Gala Director is Chase Brock, with musical direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. 

Richard Thomas to Host Westport Country Playhouse's Lerner & Loewe Gala; Robert Sean Leonard to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Actor Richard Thomas will host Westport Country Playhouse's 2016 Gala 'The Night They Invented Champagne: Celebrating Lerner & Loewe' on Monday evening, September 19.

CAMP DAVID Opens Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

The Old Globe presents the Arena Stage production of Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright's thrilling new play CAMP DAVID, directed by Arena Stage's artistic director, Molly Smith.

Lawrence Wright's CAMP DAVID Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Old Globe presents the Arena Stage production of Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright's thrilling new play CAMP DAVID, directed by Arena Stage's artistic director, Molly Smith.

Ned Eisenberg Joins The Old Globe's CAMP DAVID; Hallie Foote, Khaled Nabawy & Richard Thomas to Reprise Roles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its presentation of the Arena Stage production of Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright's thrilling new play CAMP DAVID, directed by Arena Stage's artistic director, Molly Smith.

BWW Interview: Richard Thomas Ignites in Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Naomi Serviss - Feb 1, 2015

The veteran actor joins the kooky Sycamore family and reunites with James Earl Jones in the play that's made audiences howl since the 1930s .

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cast Will Volunteer at God's Love We Deliver
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 13, 2015

To carry over the holiday spirit into the new year, cast members from the You Can't Take It With You Pulitzer Prize-winning revival by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman will be volunteering their time and working as a group at God's Love We Deliver. The cast will be helping prepare meals in the kitchen on Tuesday, January 20th for a three-hour afternoon shift.

The Laguna Playhouse Welcomes Emmy Award-Winner Ed Asner as 'FDR', Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, starring in the solo performance drama, FDR, based upon Dore Schary's Broadway hit 'Sunrise at Campobello', which ran 70 weeks on Broadway.

The Laguna Playhouse presents Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner as 'FDR' 11/19-23
by Anna Bencivengo - Nov 7, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, starring in the solo performance drama, FDR, based upon Dore Schary's Broadway hit 'Sunrise at Campobello', which ran 70 weeks on Broadway.

Richard Thomas to Star in A DISTANT COUNTRY CALLED YOUTH at The Old Globe, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The Old Globe today announced it will present Emmy Award-winning actor Richard Thomas ("The Waltons," Fifth of July, "The Americans") starring in A Distant Country Called Youth, an intimate look at the making of an artist, adapted by Steve Lawson from early letters Tennessee Williams sent to his family, friends, and professional associates. This one-night-only engagement takes place on Monday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Golden Globe Nominee Blair Underwood Will Star in The Old Globe's OTHELLO this Summer
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 9, 2014

The Old Globe today announced that two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Blair Underwood-who most recently made his acclaimed Broadway debut in the iconic role of Stanley in Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire and garnered rave reviews opposite Cicely Tyson in Lifetime's The Trip to Bountiful-will make his Globe debut in the title role of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Underwood's films include Something New, Deep Impact, Gattaca, and Rules of Engagement, and his television credits include 'Ironside,' 'In Treatment,' 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' and 'Sex and the City.' Joining him and also making their Globe debuts are the previously announced Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' 'The Waltons') as Iago and Kristen Connolly ('House of Cards,' The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona.

Richard Thomas & Kristen Connolly Set for The Old Globe's OTHELLO
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 21, 2014

The Old Globe today announced two of the stars of Shakespeare's classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe's 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Making their Globe debuts are Emmy Award-winner Richard Thomas ('The Americans,' 'The Waltons') as Iago and Kristen Connolly ('House of Cards,' The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona. Both artists continue collaborations with Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein that began in New York: Thomas starred in Edelstein's critically acclaimed production of Timon of Athens at The Public Theater in 2011, and Connolly in three Shakespeare plays that Edelstein helped produce at The Public. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Hallie Foote, Khaled Nabawy to Join Ron Rifkin, Richard Thomas in Arena Stage's CAMP DAVID
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 11, 2014

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full company for the world-premiere historical drama Camp David, penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright and directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith. Based on true events surrounding the 1978 Camp David Accords, the play follows the 13-day meeting between President Jimmy Carter, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat as they attempted to create the impossible: peace in the Middle East. The production features Tony Award nominee Hallie Foote (Broadway's Dividing the Estate) as Rosalynn Carter, Egyptian actor and activist Khaled Nabawy (Kingdom of Heaven, Fair Game) as Anwar Sadat, Tony Award winner Ron Rifkin (Alias, Broadway's Cabaret) as Menachem Begin and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas (The Waltons) as President Jimmy Carter. Camp David runs March 21-May 4, 2014 in the Kreeger Theater.

Sunrise at Campobello FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Sunrise at Campobello has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1958.
Sunrise at Campobello has been nominated for the Tony Awards in the categories of Best Play and Best Direction for Vincent J. Donehue.
Sunrise at Campobello has won the Tony Awards for Best Play and Best Direction for Vincent J. Donehue.
Sunrise at Campobello has been nominated for the Best Drama Performance award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Henry Jones.
Sunrise at Campobello has won the Best Drama Performance award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Henry Jones.

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