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Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Broadway)


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(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021
Charing Cross Theatre is to become a cinema for three weeks, screening some of the greatest movie stage and screen musicals.
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2020
Cynthia Nixon shares how the events of this year compare to the AIDS crisis, discusses how the political climate in New York has changed since she ran for governor and expands on her New York Times op-ed.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents The Niceties, by Eleanor Burgess and directed by Nicole A. Watson, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from October 22 through November 17.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2019
Geva Theatre Center presents The Niceties, by Eleanor Burgess and directed by Nicole A. Watson, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from October 22 through November 17. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 20, 2020
Cynthia Nixon calls in to the show to talk about her exciting role on the Netflix series 'Ratched,' how she's been trying to walk her cat during quarantine, and the creepy costumes that she and her kids have worn for Halloween.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the next production in its 25th Anniversary season: the New Faces Sing Broadway series. New Faces Sing Broadway 1956, hosted by Angela Ingersoll, directed by Brianna Borger and music directed by Chuck Larkin, returns to Evanston at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. and to The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2020
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Cynthia Nixon ('Sex and the City'; The Little Foxes and Rabbit Hole on Broadway, and A Doll's House at McCarter) joins McCarter's Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann for a moderated conversation about their careers, theatrical history, and activism.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022
Winner of both the Tony and Olivier Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for author Bruce Norris, Clybourne Park is a razor-sharp satire about the politics of race and real estate. The play returns to London following sell out runs at The Royal Court and in the West End.
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 23, 2020
Broadwayworld.com interviewed Gabor and SuzAnne Barabas, a charming couple who have been the driving force behind the beloved year-round theatre, New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep). In the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, it is essential to learn about our Garden State theatres and support them.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2021
The Dryden Theatre has announced that it will reopen its doors on April 2, after shutting down in January 2020, first for construction, and then due to COVID-19.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2019
Join BPA this March for Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS, a bold, brave and blisteringly funny new work about feminism, legacy and standing up for one's beliefs. Four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 1, 2021
As part of this spotlight page, viewers will get exclusive access to concerts, never before seen clips and interviews within their “Your Pass to Pride 2021” Collection, produced by Human by Orientation throughout the month.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022
Bonnie Lautenberg: Art Meets Hollywood is on view now at the Boca Raton Museum of Art until August 21st.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2020
Mad Cow Theatre has announced their virtual play reading series! This summer, they will be producing two full-length readings and corresponding Drama Club events via a virtual livestream. Both readings are free to the public with a $5 suggested donation, but patrons will need to reserve a spot to receive an access link.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 9, 2020
From Friday, February 7 through Thursday, February 20, BAM presents an exclusive New York run of a new 4K restoration of Horace Jenkins' romantic drama of race, family, history, and colorism, Cane River (1982). Stars Richard Romain and Tommye Myrick and Jenkins' son, filmmaker/journalist Sacha Jenkins, will appear in person for post-film Q&As Friday, February 7 at 7pm, Saturday, February 8 at 4:30pm and 7pm, and Sunday, February 9 at 2pm.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020
Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Oscar Wilde's classic comedy, A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE. Directed by Walnut Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, the production begins previews on January 14, opens January 22, and continues through March 1 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 6, 2020
Community Little Theatre held auditions for the Philip Barry classic, The Philadelphia Story. This sparkling comedy is a witty, sophisticated romp, a breezy and romantic story which explores family dynamics, class prejudice, and human frailty. The movie starred Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart (who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar).
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022
Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 22, 2021
BroadwayWorld had the absolute pleasure of speaking to Yeardley Smith, the actress who has voiced Lisa for over thirty years. Yeardley also hosts the true crime podcast 'Small Town Dicks.' 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2022
Having had to shut down the production of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park at final dress rehearsal in March 2020, Trish Wadley Productions and David Adkin, in association with Park Theatre, have announced that the production, originally planned for the play's 10th anniversary year, will open at the venue in March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020
From Friday, February 14 through Monday, February 17, BAM presents Long Weekend of Love, a Valentine's Day weekend program of great onscreen love stories, from first love to decades-spanning relationships, from classic Hollywood effervescence to tender contemporary stories of queer desire. BAM's world premiere run of Horace Jenkins' long lost Black independent cinema gem Cane River (1982) will also continue throughout the series.
by Michael Major - Jan 13, 2022
Film at Lincoln Center announces Joachim Trier: The Oslo Trilogy  celebrating the release of The Worst Person in the World, alongside a selection of companion films curated by director Trier and frequent collaborator Eskil Vogt. Check out the films being screened now!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2021
A New Chapter of 'Sex and the City” Executive Produced by Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon HBO Max has given a series order to AND JUST LIKE THAT..., a new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO series, “Sex and the City.'
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022
Joining the previously announced Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Andrew Langtree (Karl/Steve), Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin) are Katie Matsell (Betsy/Lindsey) and Aliyah Odoffin (Francine/Lena).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2021
This week's Theater Stories features the Shubert Theatre! Learn about one of the longest running Broadway shows of all time, A Chorus Line, the incredibly successful production of To Kill a Mockingbird, the star-studded revival of Hello, Dolly! and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020
The United Palace - one of five famed 'Loews Wonder Theatres' - is approaching their 90 year mark and there's no better time to officially introduce New Yorkers to the newly renovated and reimagined theater in the culturally rich neighborhood of Washington Heights, New York.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 4, 2021
HBO Max is spreading the love this Valentine’s Day with a dedicated spotlight page called “Straight From the Heart,” which is home to romantic-themed content. The “Straight From the Heart” spotlight page on HBO Max is the best destination for people to escape and rediscover what it means to fall in love… or celebrate being single.
by Julie Musbach - Feb 28, 2019
Walnut Street Theatre's 2018-19 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with an intimate portrait of Katharine Hepburn inKATE THE UNEXAMINED LIFE. Written by Rick Foster and directed by Peter Sander, the production begins previews on March 5, opens March 7, and continues through April 7.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Alisha Bailey (Francine/Lena), Maddy Hill (Betsy/Lindsey), Andrew Langtree (Karl/Steve), and Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), who join the previously announced Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019
Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has brought together an extraordinary group of artists to helm the five exciting productions planned this season: an All-American classic, a heart-warming musical tale, an electric dance-filled tuner, an extraordinary true story, and an inspirational journey that's sure to inspire. Single tickets for all five shows set for Goodspeed's 2019 season go on public sale this Sunday, February 17 at 10:00 a.m..
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway and television actor Christopher Pennock has died at age 76 following several days of hospitalized care.  
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2019
CANE RIVER restoration, Valentine's Day romance, Kelly Reichardt Selects, and more announced at BAM, in February and March 2020.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Student Blogger: Kyle Morales - Dec 15, 2020
All of this babble of Godspell reminded me of the 2011 Broadway revival, which played at the Circle in the Square Theatre from 2011-2012.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2021
Walnut Street Theatre continues its 213th season with Noël Coward's fiendishly funny comedy, BLITHE SPIRIT. Directed by Walnut Producing Artistic Director Bernard Havard, the production begins previews on January 11, opens January 19, and continues through February 13 on the Walnut's Mainstage.
by Michael Major - Dec 12, 2021
Sex and the City has returned for a new spin-off series, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis. Read about the many Broadway appearances from the casts of different incarnations of the beloved franchise, including Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Mario Cantone, and Kim Cattrall.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 1, 2020
The feel good Broadway musical, adapted for the screen, will arrive on December 11th. Find out what the critics had to say about the Ryan Murphy-helmed film, starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Keegan-Michael Key, Kerry Washington, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Rannells, and Jo Ellen Pellman, below!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
The Shark is Broken - one of the most successful plays of the 2021-22 London season - will launch the new Mirvish Theatre season in Toronto. The comedy, which received  both critical and audience acclaim when it ran at the Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End, will have its North American premiere at the historic Royal Alexandra Theatre, September 25 to November 6, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2019
Circle in the Square Theatre School (Paul Libin, President, E. Colin O'Leary, Executive Director, and Susan Frankel, Chief Operating Officer of Circle in the Square Theatre), Pigasus Institute (Zachary Spicer, Chairman), and Rachel Shuey, recently announced a new reading series, The Circle Series. Leading into the launch of the first reading next week, they are excited to announce members of the creative teams and a special partnership with citizenM Hotel.   Each Monday beginning in August, performers will bring Circle in the Square to life on its traditional dark night with The Circle Series.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 15, 2019
The producers of the new Monday night lineup of readings The Circle Series, which opened its doors on Oklahoma!'s stage August 5, have committed to a mix of new and classic works. Launching the classic end of programming on Monday, August 19 is Philip Barry's The Philadelphia Story, a play made famous by Katharine Hepburn's dynamic Tracy Lord in the 1940 film. Producers have kept castinga?"completed by Eisenberg/Beans Castinga?"under wraps, but director Em Weinstein says this reading's Lord family a?oewill keep you on your toes.a??
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021
Today's top stories: Broadway vaccination site opens next week, new Beatles musical She Loves Me premieres in Denmark in 2022, Heathers announces West End return and UK tour, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2020
Today's top stories: the Broadway shutdown has extended until June. This means that Beetlejuice has played its final performance.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2019
On this day we're celebrating the birthday of multiple Tony Award-winner, television star, and former gubernatorial candidate, the great Cynthia Nixon!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2019
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! First, we'd like to wish a great first performance to Ginna Claire Mason who joins the Broadway company of Wicked as Glinda tonight! Break a leg, Ginna!

The Philadelphia Story Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The Philadelphia Story have their been?
The Philadelphia Story has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1939, Broadway which opened in 1980 and Broadway which opened in 2014.

What other awards has The Philadelphia Story been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Cynthia Nixon.

What other awards has The Philadelphia Story won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Cynthia Nixon.

What productions of The Philadelphia Story have their been?
The Philadelphia Story has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1939, Broadway which opened in 1980 and Broadway which opened in 2014.

What awards has The Philadelphia Story been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Cynthia Nixon.

What awards has The Philadelphia Story won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Cynthia Nixon.

What productions of The Philadelphia Story have there been?
The Philadelphia Story has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1939, Broadway which opened in 1980 and Broadway which opened in 2014.