The Play's the Thing Revival

Opened: July 9, 1995
Closing: August 17, 1995

The Play's the Thing - 1995 - Broadway History , Info & More

Criterion Center Stage Right
1530 Broadway at 45th St. New York, NY

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Review: LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE at JCC Centerstage Theatre
by Colin Fleming-Stumpf - Dec 1, 2023

The power of memory is a fascinating thing. We all have that one song that transports us back to our wedding day, or that TV commercial that immediately makes us think of our Dad, or a smell that evokes the comfort of Christmas morning. Nora and Delia Ephron’s play “Love, Loss and What I Wore” explores how that same emotional attachment exists with our clothes, and how—often unintentionally—we chronicle the many chapters of our lives, both the ups and the downs, through the clothes we wear.

What's New on Max This December 2023
by Michael Major - Nov 27, 2023

Stream Original Comedy Specials “Leo Reich: Literally Who Cares?!” For HBO And “Gary Gulman: Born on 3rd Base” For Max, Max Original Documentary “Oprah and The Color Purple Journey,” HBO Original Documentary Series “Murder in Boston: Roots, Rampage & Reckoning,” and more. Check out what's coming to Max and leaving Max in December 2023.

Feature: The Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Thirty - The Gold Standard
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 30, 2023

Today, we return to last year's Days Of Cabaret Gratitude with THE GOLD STANDARD.

Duran Duran Release Sixteenth Studio Album, 'DANSE MACABRE'
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 29, 2023

Duran Duran releases their sixteenth studio album, 'Danse Macabre,' featuring brand new songs and covers of Billie Eilish, Talking Heads, The Rolling Stones, Siouxie and the Banshees, and more. The album also includes collaborations with former band members and producers.

Drummer/Composer Mareike Wiening to Release New Album 'REVEAL' in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 29, 2023

Drummer/composer Mareike Wiening reveals her third album, 'Reveal,' featuring trumpeter Dave Douglas alongside her quintet. The album explores personal experiences and societal pressures, resulting in rich and deeply personal music.

SABBATH'S THEATER Extended Through Mid December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2023

Due to demand, The New Group has added two weeks for Sabbath’s Theater, adapted from the novel by Philip Roth by Ariel Levy and John Turturro.

by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 22, 2023

'Now's The Time: The Genius of Charlie Parker #3' will be released on vinyl, as part of Verve/UMe's Verve By Request series with Third Man Records. Get all the details here!

The Conscience Pilate Drop Latest Single “Hope” With B-Side “April Skies”
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2023

The Conscience Pilate (Toronto/Lisbon) releases their latest single 'Hope' with B-Side 'April Skies.' The Toronto indie art rockers return after a 25-year hiatus with monthly singles throughout 2023. Stream 'Hope' and watch the video now. Genre: Post-Punk, Alternative, New-Wave. RIYL: David Bowie, Manic Street Preachers, Suede, the Clash, New York Dolls, the Cure, New Order.

Broadway Buying Guide: October 9, 2023
by Team BWW - Oct 9, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, October 9, 2023.

Review: EVERY BRILLIANT THING at Geffen Playhouse
by Harker Jones - Sep 19, 2023

EVERY BRILLIANT THING is a deeply affecting meditation on grief and mental illness told with humor and a clear-eyed optimism that makes the message that much more powerful.

Find Out What Halloween Horror Is Coming to Peacock This October
by Michael Major - Sep 18, 2023

No tricks, just treats. With over 500 titles to explore, Peacock has something to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. Please see below for new and recently added titles as well as a scary line-up of seasonal content. Check out what TV episodes, movies, documentaries, specials and more you can stream on Peacock this October!

Which Actors Have Done Multiple Broadway Shows Together?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Sep 10, 2023

This time, the reader question was: Which Actors Have Done Multiple Broadway Shows Together?

Review: JAGGED LITTLE PILL at Theatre Under The Stars
by Brett Cullum - Aug 31, 2023

JAGGED LITTLE PILL is half brilliant and half hackneyed, but there are moments when it is dizzyingly great.  A clever but overstuffed book married with challenging pop rock songs keeps the cast and audience on their toes, but when it hits the high it is worth it.  “You Oughta Know” and “Uninvited” are two of the most amazing pieces of musical theater acting I have seen in years.

TheSpaceUK to Welcome WHAT IF THEY ATE THE BABY?, LES MILLENIABLES, and More This Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 13, 2023

From pop-rock musicals to queer cabaret icons, cult classics to murder mysteries, and even Ghanian acrobatics alongside a cappella anthems. With over 50 new shows gracing the stages this week, seize the opportunity to take a chance and discover something that will entice, excite, and thoroughly entertain you at theSpaceUK.

aGLIFF Reveals Film Lineup for Prism 36
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2023

Discover the exciting lineup of LGBTQ+ films at aGLIFF's Prism 36. Don't miss out on this celebration of diverse storytelling and powerful narratives. Plan your movie marathon and be part of the vibrant LGBTQ+ community.

Cast and Creatives Set For Pearl Cleage's SOMETHING MOVING: A MEDITATION ON MAYNARD at Ford's Theatre Society
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2023

Ford's Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Pearl Cleage's Something Moving: A Meditation on Maynard, directed by Seema Sueko (Silent Sky).

J. Harrison Ghee, Steven Pasquale, Amber Gray, and More Will Lead Industry Reading of MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2023

MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL the 1994 iconic blockbuster book by John Berendt, which still holds a New York Times bestseller list record, is being developed into a new musical and will have an invitation only  industry reading on August 3rd and 4th, 2023 in New York City. Learn more about the musical, and find out who is starring in the reading, here!

The New Group to Present World Premiere of SABBATH'S THEATER Adapted from Philip Roth's Novel by John Turturro & Ariel Levy
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2023

Immerse yourself in the world of 'Sabbath's Theater', a world premiere play adapted from Philip Roth's novel by John Turturro and Ariel Levy. Don't miss this provocative and profound exploration of mortality and celebration of life.

Cape Cod Theatre Project Kicks Off With Sharr White Event On June 22
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2023

The Cape Cod Theatre Project (CCTP) starts its 2023 season this evening from 5-7 PM at the Falmouth Yacht Club, with a Q&A and mixer event honoring CCTP alum Sharr White (Pictures From Home).

Who Will Win at the 2023 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2023

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will take home the ultimate prize at the 2023 Tony Awards? We're breaking it down.

Robyn Nevin, Todd McKenney, and More Join WICKED at the Sydney Lyric
by Blair Ingenthron - May 28, 2023

On behalf of his co-producers Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone, John Frost for Crossroads Live has announced the talented lead cast in the Broadway Blockbuster musical WICKED, which flies into Australia's Emerald City at the Sydney Lyric from 25 August.

Door Shakespeare Announces 2023 Production Team
by Blair Ingenthron - May 21, 2023

Door Shakespeare has announced the production team for the 2023 season. Directors Scott McKenna Campbell and Leda Hoffmann return for their sixth and fourth respective seasons.

New Chaka Khan Musical I'M EVERY WOMAN Will Premiere in the West End Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2023

The life and songs of 10-time GRAMMY Award-winner Chaka Khan are being developed into a major new West End show - 'I'm Every Woman - The Chaka Khan Musical'. Learn more about the show here!

PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

Interview: Kareem Fahmy & Giovanna Sardelli of A DISTINCT SOCIETY at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Bring a New Play to Life That Makes the Political Personal
by Jim Munson - Mar 31, 2023

BroadwayWorld talks to playwright Kareem Fahmy and director Giovanna Sardelli about TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's world premiere production of 'A Distinct Society' inspired by the Muslim travel ban. The intensely moving play runs April 5th to 30th in Mountain View, CA.


The Play's the Thing has had 5 productions including Broadway which opened in 1926, Broadway which opened in 1928, Broadway which opened in 1948, Broadway which opened in 1973 and Broadway which opened in 1995.



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