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Based on the novel by Truman Capote

Martin Beck Theatre


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(New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.
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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2019
The Seth Rudetsky Broadway Concert Series presented by Mark Cortale returns to Parker Playhouse in 2020. The series, co-presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, delivers three intimate evenings of incredible music and hilarious conversations hosted and music directed by the Sirius XM Radio star, whom the New York Times dubbed a?oeThe Mayor of Broadway.a?? The series features three Tony Award winners and critically-acclaimed powerhouse talents: Kelli O'Hara (The King & I) on January 3, Stephanie J. Block (The Cher Show) February 22 and Santino Fontana (Tootsie) on April 3.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015
Tonight, September 28, 2015, Broadway stars Stephanie J. Block and Aaron Lazar will perform in 'A Cabaret Evening' at 54 Below, located at 254 West 54th Street. The evening is a joint benefit in support of The New York Pops PopsEd Programs and Ronald McDonald House New York.
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2019
Tickets are now on sale for Broadway star and the 2019 Tony Award winning, Stephanie J. Block's concerts at London's iconic Cadogan Hall in Sloane Square. The solo concerts take place on Sunday 12th April 2020, produced by Club 11 London and Take Two Theatrical.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2017
This December, some of Broadway's brightest stars Leslie Odom Jr., Andrew Rannells, Sutton Foster with special guest Jonathan Groff, and Stephanie J. Block will headline four special performances combining the intimacy of cabaret with the razzle dazzle of the Great White Way at The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Presented by Live From Lincoln Center, each evening showcases one of these leading voices of musical theater while illuminating their musical journeys to stardom, revisiting favorite songs, and offering glimpses of future projects.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 8, 2015
Midtown Direct Rep (MDR), kicks off its 2015-16 season at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) with Theatre in the Loft, a series of staged readings of new plays and musicals. The Impossibility of Now, written by Y York and directed by Will Pomerantz, will be performed for one night only on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 7pm at SOPAC (One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ, 07079).  The reading is $15 and open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at www.sopacnow.org or by calling 973-313-ARTS (2787).  For direct link to purchase tickets, please CLICK HERE.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 5, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen veteran Lenka Peterson passed away in her New Haven, Connecticut home on September 24. She was 95 years old.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 30, 2015
Announcing the return of the hilarious ??Ricky Ritzel?'s Broadway on Thurs. Nov. 19 at 7pm at Don't Tell Mama, 343 West 46th Street between 8th and 9th. For reservations contact: http://www.donttellmamanyc.com/home or call 212.757.0788 after 4pm weekdays.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Oct 12, 2014
Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents PUT ON YOUR SUNDAY CLOTHES - THE SONGS OF JERRY HERMAN, Sunday November 2, 2014 - 7:00 PM
by Stephi Wild - Nov 6, 2019
Tony Award-winner Stephanie J. Block makes her Café Carlyle debut, February 11 a?" 15. She has established herself as one of Broadway's most versatile leading ladies. Stephanie J. Block most recently starred in The Cher Show for which she won the 2019 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, and received a Drama League Award nomination. Previously, Ms. Block starred in the Broadway revival of Falsettos (Tony Award nomination), Little Miss Sunshine (Drama Desk nomination), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Tony Award nomination), Anything Goes, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, 9 to 5: The Musical (Drama Desk nomination), Wicked, The Pirate Queen, and The Boy from Oz. She also starred in the first national touring company of Wicked as Elphaba (Helen Hayes Award; Carbonell Award).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015
Announcing the return of the hilarious 'Ricky Ritzel's Broadway tonight, Nov. 19 at 7pm at Don't Tell Mama, 343 West 46th Street between 8th and 9th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015
The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will present an evening full of holiday cheer at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with help from Tony award nominees Stephanie J. Block and Brian d'Arcy James, set to make the season bright with a program of holiday favorites on December 18 and 19, 2015 at 8:00PM. The orchestra will also be joined by Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA.
by Behind the Curtain - May 6, 2018
For over forty years, Jim Morgan has been one of the most recognizable names in the New York theatre. For twenty years, Jim has served as the artistic director of the acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company, The York Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017
ZERO HOUR, Jim Brochu's acclaimed play about the life of theatre legend Zero Mostel, will return to its original home, the Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) for a limited engagement beginning June 2nd and continuing through July 9th only!  Opening Night is set for Wednesday June 14th (7pm).  The performance runs 90 minutes with no intermission.
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2014
Vulture.com welcomed actress Stephanie J. Block and composer Jason Robert Brown for 'The Art of Songwriting' at the first Vulture Festival, a weekend of pop culture events in New York City on May 10 and 11. During the event, Brown spoke to New York magazine theater critic Jesse Green about composing for musicals and played and sang some of his tunes with additional vocal accompaniment by Block. Song selections included 'Falling Into You' and 'Another Life' from The Bridges of Madison County and 'Still Hurting' from The Last Five Years. Click below to watch the full performance!
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2018
For our 87th show, it's May, it's May, the lusty month of May and we are doing our usual irreverent and wacky May show, where, as Cole Porter once said, anything goes. We have an amazing cast plus two great guest stars. You'll hear some very rare songs from shows like The Grass Harp, Grover's Corners, Personals, Bring Back Birdie, A Broadway Musical, plus some rare cut songs from shows, plus some classics, both from shows and The Great American Songbook.
by Tyler Peterson - May 12, 2014
Vulture.com welcomed actress Stephanie J. Block and composer Jason Robert Brown for 'The Art of Songwriting' at the first Vulture Festival, a weekend of pop culture events in New York City on May 10-11. During the event, Brown spoke to New York magazine theater critic Jesse Green about composing for musicals and played and sang some of his tunes with additional vocal accompaniment by Block. Song selections included 'Falling Into You' and 'Another Life' from The Bridges of Madison County and 'Still Hurting' from The Last Five Years. Check out their appearance below!
by - May 1, 2018
Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for May, 2018.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2017
SandRico Productions will present a musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of "From the Bodoni County Songbook Anthology:  A Musical Review (of sorts)" with original text and lyrics by Frank Gagliano and music by the late Claibe Richardson.  This free reading, featuring a cast of seven and directed by Melissa Martin, will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Stage (off the WALL productions), 25 West Main Street, Carnegie, PA 15106.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 1, 2016
Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the second installment in the new musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017
ZERO HOUR, Jim Brochu's acclaimed play about the life of theatre legend Zero Mostel, has returned to its original home, the Theatre at Saint Clement's (423 West 46th Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues) for a limited engagement through July 9th only.
by Courtnie Mele - Jun 8, 2014
Broadway legend, Barbara Cook, will be honored with The Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement at The Actors Fund's 18th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on June 8th, 2014.
by Michael Sterling - Jun 15, 2018
For its 22nd consecutive year, the west coast Actors Fund celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at their 22nd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Party on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. This year's gala honored Tony-nominated book writer ('Wicked') and Emmy-nominated writer and producer ('My So Called Life') Winnie Holzman with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. Kirsten Vangsness hosted with special appearances by Shoshana Bean, Wilson Cruz, Paul Dooley and Jessica Marie Garcia. BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling caught the action on the 'green' carpet with many of the night's celebrity guests for BWW TV Los Angeles.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 10, 2019
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway actress Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her critically acclaimed show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. Her twitter account @ilanalevine was named one of the ' 100 Twitter accounts to follow in 2018.
by Alan Henry - Jul 28, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block, and Rachel Bay Jones will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 14, 2021
A wise man once said that art isn't easy. Well, life isn't either, and since life inspires art, the performers of the small venue circuit of New York City may be leaning into the pandemic for source material, for a while. Or for as long as they need to.
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 23, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, January 23-24, 2020.
by Team BWW - Jan 19, 2021
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2020
Stephanie J. Block has released a statement regarding her concerts at Cadogan Hall in London on Sunday 12 April:
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2020
Mark Cortale, producer of the acclaimed Seth Rudetsky Broadway Concert Series, will present Stephanie J. Block, this year's Tony Award® winning Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her title role in The Cher Show, performing live at the Parker Playhouse on Saturday, February 22 at 8 PM. The series, co-presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, delivers intimate evenings of incredible music and hilarious conversations hosted and music directed by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, whom the New York Times dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway.' Ms. Block follows her fellow Tony Award® winner Kelli O'Hara's recent January season opener. Next up on April 3 will be Santino Fontana, this year's Tony Award® winner as Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his starring role in Tootsie. For tickets and information, please visit ParkerPlayhouse.com and Ticketmaster.com; by phone at 954.462.0222; in person at the Parker Playhouse box office Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and at the Broward Center's AutoNation Box Office in Holiday Park at 707 N.E. Eighth Street in Fort Lauderdale.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019
The Seth Rudetsky Broadway Concert Series presented by Mark Cortale returns to Parker Playhouse in January. The series, co-presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, delivers three intimate evenings of incredible music and hilarious conversations hosted and music directed by Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, whom the New York Times dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway.'
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Dec 3, 2016
Portland's Good Theater performs its annual musical revue, Broadway at the Good Theater this weekend bringing warmth, cheer, and an array of musical treats to mark the holiday season. Conceived, written, and directed by Brian P. Allen, this year's two hours of song and dance was devoted to the musicals of the 1970s.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014
Cole Mining: The Songs of Stephen Cole will be presented as part of Urban Stages' Winter Rhythms tomorrow, December 3, 2014 at 7pm at Urban Stages 259 W. 30th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015
The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will present an evening full of holiday cheer at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with help from Tony award nominees Stephanie J. Block and Brian d'Arcy James, set to make the season bright with a program of holiday favorites tonight and tomorrow, December 18 and 19, 2015 at 8:00PM. The orchestra will also be joined by Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that five award-winning stars of the stage and screen will join the January 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021
The series features three Tony Award® winners and critically-acclaimed powerhouse talents: Stephanie J. Block (The Cher Show) on January 7; Santino Fontana (Tootsie) on February 5; and Laura Benanti (Gypsy) on March 26.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 8, 2017
The Broadway community mourns the loss of legendary actress and recording artist Barbara Cook, who passed away on Tuesday, August 8th at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory on Wednesday, August 9th at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2019
Broadway star concert producers Club 11 London and Take Two Theatrical are excited to announce that Broadway star and the 2019 Tony Award winning, Stephanie J. Block will make a return London on Sunday 12th April 2020 for two solo concerts at Londons iconic Cadogan Hall in Sloane Square.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2021
The next Musical Theatre Melodies broadcast, hosted by Rob Morrison on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, August 31st will mark the 50th anniversary of Claibe Richardson and Kenward Elmslie's THE GRASS HARP (based on the novel and play by Truman Capote), the 1971 Broadway musical which starred Barbara Cook, Karen Morrow, Carol Brice, Russ Thacker, Ruth Ford and Max Showalter.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021
This is the unbelievably true story of the rise of the famous Catskills resort, Grossingers, through the efforts of that one-of-a-kind-woman, Jennie Grossinger. Laugh (alot), and cry, and cheer as Jennie and her family succeed, fail, and stun the world with their unprecedented and unrivaled success as premiere resort owners and the creators of The Borscht Belt.
by Michael Dale - Aug 22, 2016
Though he gained worldwide fame as the author of 'In Cold Blood' and 'Breakfast at Tiffany's,' you didn't have to be an avid reader to immediately recognize Truman Capote.
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 20, 2015
 On Monday, September 28, 2015, Broadway stars Stephanie J. Block and Aaron Lazar will perform in "A Cabaret Evening" at 54 Below, located at 254 West 54th Street. The evening is a joint benefit in support of The New York Pops PopsEd Programs and Ronald McDonald House® New York. The two organizations partner to provide music education programs that serve as creative outlets for the children and families in residence. Hosted by Steven Reineke, Music Director of The New York Pops, the benefit will start with a champagne reception at 5:30PM followed by dinner and performance at 6:30PM.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 18, 2020
Stephanie J. Block's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series is now available On Demand for the next two weeks!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2020
Stephanie J. Block's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Block singing 'Believe', which was cut from The Cher Show.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On August 14, he chatted with Tony winner Stephanie J. Block.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 14, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, August 14 (12pm ET), as he chats with Tony winner Stephanie J. Block.
by Walter McBride - Aug 10, 2017
The Broadway community mourns the loss of legendary actress and recording artist Barbara Cook, who passed away on Tuesday, August 8th at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York were dimmed in her memory on yesterday, August 9th at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016
How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals?
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2021
Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus joined Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, April 18 (3pm and 8pm). 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017
SandRico Productions will present a musical theatre work-in-development with a public reading of 'From the Bodoni County Songbook Anthology:  A Musical Revue (of sorts)' with original text and lyrics by Frank Gagliano and music by the late Claibe Richardson. 
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Apr 15, 2021
Watch as Richard chats with one of Broadway's favorite couples, Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, April 18 (3pm and 8pm).

The Grass Harp Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The Grass Harp have their been?
The Grass Harp has had 5 productions including Regional (US) which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, New York which opened in 1977 and Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1979.

What productions of The Grass Harp have their been?
The Grass Harp has had 5 productions including Regional (US) which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, New York which opened in 1977 and Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1979.

What songs are in The Grass Harp and what's the order?
Dropsy Cure Weather
Floozies
Think Big Rich
If There's Love Enough
Yellow Drum
Marry with Me
I'll Always Be in Love
This One Day
Call Me Babylove
Walk into Heaven
Hang a Little Moolah on the Washline
Talkin' in Tongues
Whooshin' Through My Flesh
Something for Nothing
Indian Blues
Take a Little Sip
What Do I Do Now?
Pick Yourself a Flower
The Flower Fortune Dance
Reach Out
The One and Only Person in the World
Takes All Kinds Parade
Brazil
I Trust the Wrong People
Pink

What is the order of songs in The Grass Harp and what's the order?
Dropsy Cure Weather
Floozies
Think Big Rich
If There's Love Enough
Yellow Drum
Marry with Me
I'll Always Be in Love
This One Day
Call Me Babylove
Walk into Heaven
Hang a Little Moolah on the Washline
Talkin' in Tongues
Whooshin' Through My Flesh
Something for Nothing
Indian Blues
Take a Little Sip
What Do I Do Now?
Pick Yourself a Flower
The Flower Fortune Dance
Reach Out
The One and Only Person in the World
Takes All Kinds Parade
Brazil
I Trust the Wrong People
Pink

What productions of The Grass Harp have there been?
The Grass Harp has had 5 productions including Regional (US) which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, Broadway which opened in 1971, New York which opened in 1977 and Off-Off-Broadway which opened in 1979.