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The Nap - Broadway

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The Nap is a very funny look at the world of snooker - the British version of pool. Dylan Spokes, a fast-rising young star arrives for a championship tournament only to be confronted by the authorities warning him of the repercussions of match fixing. Before he knows it, Dylan's forced into underhanded dealings with a cast of wildly colorful characters that include his ex-convict dad, saucy mum, quick-tongued manager and a renowned gangster, to boot. It's a fast-paced comedy thriller where, in an exciting twist, the tournament unfolds live on stage.

Schedule

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

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

(New York, NY)
261 W. 47th St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For The Nap


'The Nap': Theater Review - The Hollywood Reporter
Sorry, but American actors can't do regional English accents. OK, maybe Meryl Streep and a handful of others. But too few of the people on stage in The Nap, in which many of the best lines acquire their flavor from colorful Sheffield vernacular. Effortful delivery is just one issue with the wheezy direction of Daniel Sullivan, whose forte is definitely not this kind of snappy, suspenseful comedy, in which timing is everything.

‘The Nap’ Cues Up For Long Con, Scratches: Broadway Review - Deadline
The Nap, Broadway's latest laugh from London, tries to fool us and sometimes does, though not in ways playwright Richard Bean might have intended. Teased with the appealing prospect of an evening of Martin McDonagh-lite, we're quickly handed a cartoon con job.


 



 

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by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes; Rabbit Hole; Proof) says farewell to Broadway today, November 11th.
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes; Rabbit Hole; Proof) is playing its final two weeks of performances. The play must close on Sunday, November 11th at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club will "Trans Visibility in the Theatre," a panel directly following the Sunday, November 4th matinee of The Nap. Come to an open discussion about increasing trans presence in the theatre, with panelists including Alexandra Billings (The Nap, "Transparent"), Kate Bornstein (Straight White Men, "I Am Cait"), Will Davis (India Pale Ale, Men On Boats), Alexa Fogel ("Pose" Casting Director), Bianca Leigh (The Nap, Transamerica), and Marquise Vilson (Charm). They will discuss how the arts industry can sustain and further the current push for greater trans presence and representation.
by TV - Opening Night Special - September 29, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season officially kicked off last night with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - September 28, 2018
Go behind the scenes with Antoine L. Smith of The Denver Center for the Performing Arts's Oklahoma! tomorrow, September 29th as he takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram! Smith will show followers what a two show day is like.' Smith stars as 'Curly' in the production.
by Jennifer Broski - September 28, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season officially kicked off last night with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast on the red carpet below!
by Jennifer Broski - September 28, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season officially kicked off last night with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the cast taking their opening night bows below!
by Michael Dale - September 27, 2018
British playwright Richard Bean made a riotous Broadway debut six years ago with the knockabout farce ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, but his newest hit to cross the Atlantic, The Nap, while full of good-natured fun, partakes in subtler eccentricities.
by Review Roundups - September 27, 2018
The Nap celebrates its opening night tonight at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street)!
by TV - Red Carpets - September 27, 2018
Tonight, we're going LIVE on the opening night red carpet at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Tune in at 6:30pm to watch!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - September 27, 2018
Go behind the scenes with The Nap's Alexandra Billings today, September 27th as she takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram to give a behind the scenes look at her day leading up to her Broadway Debut Opening Night TONIGHT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 20, 2018
The Nap is now in previews ahead of a Thursday, September 27th opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production below!
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2018
The Nap is now in previews ahead of a Thursday, September 27th opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production below!
by Walter McBride - September 7, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season has kicked off with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Check out the marquee below!
by Julie Musbach - September 5, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season has kicked off with the American premiere of The Nap, get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by BWW News Desk - September 4, 2018
Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season kicks off tomorrow as performances begin for the American premiere of The Nap
by TV - Press Previews - August 5, 2018
MTC will soon present the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean, the author of the rollicking, award-winning Broadway comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Opening MTC's 2018-2019 Broadway season at the Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre The Nap will now begin previews Wednesday, September 5, 2018 ahead of a Thursday, September 27, 2018 opening night.
by Jennifer Broski - August 2, 2018
MTC will soon present the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean, the author of the rollicking, award-winning Broadway comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2018
MTC has announced initial casting for the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean, the author of the rollicking, award-winning Broadway comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.