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The House of Blue Leaves - 2011 - Broadway

$57 - $132

The Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES will star Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh. The production, directed by David Cromer, will open on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). The strictly limited 16-week engagement will begin previews on Monday, April 4, 2011.



In addition to Ben Stiller as Artie Shaughnessy, Edie Falco as Bananas Shaughnessy and Jennifer Jason Leigh as Bunny Flingus, the cast includes Alison Pill as Corrinna Stroller, Christopher Abbott as Ronnie Shaughnessy, Mary Beth Hurt as Head Nun and Halley Feiffer as Little Nun. Additional casting will be announced soon.



In THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, Ben Stiller is Artie Shaughnessy, a zookeeper and wannabe songwriter, who is trying to cope with a schizophrenic wife (Falco), an impatient girlfriend (Leigh) and a visit from the Pope, all while sustaining his dream of hitting it big. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES is a satirical take on celebrity, religion, and the frequent merging of the two.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission

Walter Kerr Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
219 West 48th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For The House of Blue Leaves


Stiller Sings in 'Leaves'; Arianda Steals 'Yesterday' - Bloomberg News
Stiller needs more time to get a purchase on the role. Jennifer Jason Leigh is archly convincing as Bunny, dressed a la Jackie Kennedy, in David Cromer's sensitive x-ray of a production. It's Edie Falco who will steal your heart as Bananas...Gaunt, stringy and practically translucent, she's so emotionally open that it may be all you can do to keep from running onstage to wraps your arms around her.

Ben Stiller's The House of Blue Leaves - The Hollywood Reporter
It's impossible to ignore the nagging evidence that this is not a great match of director and material...The production frequently sings, particularly in some brilliant monologues, yet it cries out overall for a lighter touch. Bottom Line - David Cromer's production overplays the melancholy and under-serves the humor, but the enduring originality of John Guare's breakthrough play prevails.


 

The House of Blue Leaves Broadway Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2011
The critically acclaimed Broadway revival of THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, starring Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh, directed by David Cromer will conclude its Broadway run on Saturday, June 25th after 21 previews and 72 regular performances. The production opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street) on Monday, April 25, 2011.
by Broadway Beat - May 5, 2011
The 2011 Tony Award nominees were announced live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in New York City on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. Yesterday, the proud nominees gathered at the Millenium Hotel in Times Square to celebrate and meet the press. Broadway Beat was on hand, of course, to speak with all of the proud nominees. In anticipation of Tony night on June 12, 2011, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you new clips of the stars in conversation each week so be sure to check back! Below, we bring you Edie Falco, Best Featured Actress in a Play nominee.
by Walter McBride - April 26, 2011
Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement, opened last night, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the starry theater arrivals!
by Broadway Beat - April 26, 2011
Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement opened last night, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Broadway Beat was there with host Richie Ridge to talk to the cast at the opening night party at Sardi's.
by Walter McBride - April 26, 2011
Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement, is now in previews and opened last night, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the opening night party.
by Walter McBride - April 26, 2011
Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement, is now in previews and opened last night, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the curtain call.
by BWW - April 25, 2011
Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement opened tonight, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2011
Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement, is now in previews and opens tonight, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2011
Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement, is now in previews and will open on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street).
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 20, 2011
THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES was recently featured on NBC's 'The Today Show' and 'The Charlie Rose Show.' Click below to watch Ben Stiller talk to TODAY co-host Matt Lauer about returning to Broadway. Click here to watch Ben Stiller, director David Cromer and playwright John Guare talk to Charlie Rose about bringing THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES back to New York.
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 19, 2011
Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh star in the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, a strictly limited 16-week engagement, is now in previews and will open on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). View the video below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 24, 2011
Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES starring Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer, will open on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). The strictly limited 16-week engagement will begin previews on Monday, April 4, 2011. In the following video, HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES star stops by The Late Show to chat with David Letterman about the show.
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 11, 2011
Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES starring Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer, will open on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). The strictly limited 16-week engagement will begin previews on Monday, April 4, 2011. BroadwayBeat was on hand to meet the company on press day!
by BWW News Desk - March 1, 2011
Rehearsals begin today for the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES starring Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh. THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, directed by David Cromer, will open on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). The strictly limited 16-week engagement will begin previews on Monday, April 4, 2011.
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - February 8, 2011
John Guare's THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES stars Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Directed by David Cromer, the production will open on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The strictly limited 16-week engagement will begin previews on Monday, April 4, 2011. The marquee is up and appears below!
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2011
Tickets for the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES starring Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh are now on sale exclusively to American Express card members and to the general public beginning January 15.