The Boys in the Band Revival 2018

Run Time:
One hour and 50 minutes, with no intermission
Ages: 12+
Opened: May 31, 2018
Closing: August 12, 2018

The Boys in the Band - 2018 - Broadway History , Info & More

Booth Theatre (Broadway)
222 West 45th St. New York, NY

In his upper eastside Manhattan apartment, Michael is throwing a birthday party for Harold, a self-awoved "32 year-old, pock-marked, Jew fairy", complete with surprise gift: "Cowboy" a street hustler. As the evening wears on, fueled by drugs and alcohol, bitter, unresolved resentments among the guests come to light when a game of "Truth" goes terribly wrong.


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‘The Boys in the Band’ Is Perfectly Lost in LGBT Time
7 / 10

Boys is a historical marker, a fascinating night in with a group of imperfect buddies, a dark night of the soul, and-in Mantello's supple charge-an exhilarating, investigatory night of many souls.

Theater Review: Can The Boys in the Band Work in 2018?
7 / 10

There are surely things to be enthusiastic about in Joe Mantello's glitzy, solidly acted revival, perhaps most of all the commitment of its producers, David Stone and the seemingly omnipotent Ryan Murphy, to assembling a complete cast of openly gay actors, a feat that would have been impossible when the original production shocked and captivated New York a year before Stonewall.

Broadway's THE BOYS IN THE BAND Recoups
by Julie Musbach - July 16, 2018


Producers David Stone, Scott Rudin, Patrick Catullo, Aaron Glick, and Ryan Murphy have announced that the hit Broadway production of Mart Crowley's groundbreaking play, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, has recouped its $3.5 million investment in just 11 weeks, with four weeks still remaining in the show's 15-week limited run.

THE BOYS IN THE BAND to Play Special Midnight Performance Benefitting The Actors Fund
by Julie Musbach - July 11, 2018


The Actors Fund announced today that The Boys in the Band has added a Special Midnight Performance for The Actors Fund. This benefit performance will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 11:59 pm at the Booth Theatre.

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Reveals How the Cast of THE BOYS IN THE BAND Remain Professional & More on THE LATE SHOW
by Macon Prickett - July 10, 2018


THE BOYS IN THE BAND star Andrew Rannells tells Stephen Colbert how he and co-star Jim Parsons are finding ways to keep the run interesting, on and off the stage on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Watch the clip below! 

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Limited Edition Script Now Available Through Samuel French
by Julie Musbach - June 19, 2018


In honor of Mart Crowley's The Boys in the Band, which was written in 1968 and made its Broadway debut this May, Samuel French is thrilled to announce a Limited Edition publication of this groundbreaking play.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: THE BOYS IN THE BAND Chat Broadway and Boyfriends with Andy Cohen
by Julie Musbach - June 15, 2018


The cast of The Boys in the Band stopped by the SiriusXM studios and sat down for a SiriusXM Town Hall special hosted by Andy Cohen for his exclusive SiriusXM channel, Radio Andy. Hear from the cast in the videos below and check out the photos from the event!

Win Tickets to THE BOYS IN THE BAND Plus Meet and Greet with Zachary Quinto and Andrew Rannells
by Julie Musbach - June 16, 2018


You're in for an unforgettable night as you get the best seats in the house to the extremely limited Broadway run of The Boys In The Band! After the show, you'll go backstage and have a meet and greet with stars Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells and other cast members as available! 

VIDEO: Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells Talk Theatre Etiquette, Awkward Headshots, & More on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE
by Macon Prickett - June 15, 2018


The Boys in the Band stars Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells share their dislike for theatre audience members who let their cell phones ring during a live performance, and more on Watch What Happens Live! Check out the clip below!

VIDEO: Jim Parsons of THE BOYS IN THE BAND Talks Breaking His Foot During Curtain Call and More on The Tonight Show
by Stephi Wild - June 12, 2018


Jim Parsons, currently starring in The Boys in the Band on Broadway, visited The Tonight Show last night. Watch as Parsons chats with Jimmy about his lovely rained out wedding day at 30 Rockefeller Plaza and why he thanked Britney Spears in his GLAAD Media Awards speech. Parsons also explains how he broke his foot during a curtain call for The Boys in the Band, and gets a functional candy cane from Jimmy and chats about his film A Kid Like Jake.

Mart Crowley, Laurence Luckinbill & More Look Back on the Origins of THE BOYS IN THE BAND-' It Was a Very Dangerous Time'
by Nicole Rosky - June 1, 2018


The Boys in the Band finally got its big Broadway opening last night.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh-In on THE BOYS IN THE BAND on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2018


Directed by Joe Mantello and produced by Ryan Murphy and David Stone, The Boys in the Band officially opens on Broadway tonight. Let's see what the critics had to say!

BWW Review: Fifty Years of Changes Makes Mart Crowley's THE BOYS IN THE BAND All The More Intriguing
by Michael Dale - May 31, 2018


A younger playgoer knowing nothing about Mart Crowley's classic 1968 Off-Broadway comedy/drama The Boys in the Band except, perhaps, that its original run is regarded as an important landmark in depicting gay men on stage, might be shocked to witness the happenings these days at the Booth Theatre, which now houses the piece's premiere Broadway production.

TV: Laura Benanti, Billy Porter & More Head to the Red Carpet for THE BOYS IN THE BAND
by Nicole Rosky - May 31, 2018


Below, we're taking you to the red carpet with some of Broadway's best, including Billy Porter, Laura Benanti, Mario Cantone, Anthony Rapp and many more!

Photo Coverage: Gang's All Here! The Company of THE BOYS IN THE BAND Celebrates 50th Anniversary
by Walter McBride - May 31, 2018


The Booth Theatre was the place to be last night as the company of The Boys in the Band, directed by Joe Mantello and produced by Ryan Murphy and David Stone, celebrated the play's 50th anniversary ahead of its official opening tonight, May 31. We're taking you inside the festivities below!

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of THE BOYS IN THE BAND!
by Walter McBride - May 31, 2018


Just last night, the production celebrated the play's 50th anniversary ahead of its official opening tonight, May 31. Check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

VIDEO: Jim Parsons Discusses His Foot Injury, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, & More on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan
by Macon Prickett - May 29, 2018


Jim Parsons visits Kelly and Ryan to discuss 'The Boys in the Band', how he injured his leg after one of the shows, the Big Bang Theory, & more!

Photo Flash: First Look at Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, Andrew Rannells & More in THE BOYS IN THE BAND!
by Nicole Rosky - May 29, 2018


Directed by Joe Mantello and produced by Ryan Murphy and David Stone, The Boys in the Band will play a strictly limited 15-week Broadway engagement at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street). Previews began Monday, April 30, 2018 and officially opens on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Matt Bomer Plays Charades With Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2018


Matt Bomer, currently starring in The Boys in the Band, appeared on last night's Tonight Show. During the show, Jimmy Fallon and Emilia Clarke have a showdown with Matt and The Roots' Tarik Trotter in a competitive game of charades. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Zachary Quinto Talks THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Star Trek 4, and More on The Late Show
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2018


Zachary Quinto, currently starring in The Boys in the Band on Broadway, appeared last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Quinto talked about his current Broadway role, the rumored Star Trek 4 film, and his thoughts on if there is life on other planets. Watch the clip below!

The Boys in the Band History

Other Productions of The Boys in the Band

1968   Off-Broadway
Off-Broadway
1996   Off-Broadway
Off-Broadway
2010   Off-Broadway Transport Group Revival
Off-Broadway
2017   West End West End Transfer Production
West End
2018   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway

The Boys in the Band - 2018 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
2019 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Robin De Jesus
2019 Tony Awards Best Revival of a Play Mart Crowley

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