The Shape of Things 2001

Opened: October 10, 2001
Closing: January 20, 2002

The Shape of Things - 2001 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

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GONE MISSING: A Musical About Losing Stuff Opens at Vivid Stage
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2024

Vivid Stage will present the New Jersey premiere of Gone Missing, a musical about losing stuff, with book by Steve Cosson and Music and Lyrics by Michael Friedman, from February 22 through March 3. Learn more about the show and find out how to get tickets here!

Interview: Choreographers Brett Ishida, John Wannehag, And Jeremy Galdeano Offers BroadwayWorld a Sneak Peek of KEEPSAKE at The Hobby Center
by Miranda Keating - Dec 19, 2023

The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts presents the world premiere of keepsake in collaboration with ISHIDA Dance Company featuring works choreographed by ISHIDA, French choreographer Jeremy Galdeano, and Swedish dancer and choreographer John Wannehag. We got to speak with the three choreographers, who gave us a sneak peek into their program.

Interview: Robert Petkoff of MOULIN ROUGE at Ohio Theatre
by Paul Batterson - Dec 18, 2023

“(Zidler's) a man with big appetites and that drives him to make bad choices. He’s dancing on the razor's edge, but thinks he can pull it off one more time. Robert Petkoff on his character

The Entertainment Community Fund Reveals 2023 Alex Dubé Scholarship Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 15, 2023

The Entertainment Community Fund has revealed the five recipients of the 2023 Alex Dubé Scholarship Program.

Review: LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Horizon Middle School Performing Arts Center
by Brian Michaels - Nov 20, 2023

What did our critic think of LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Horizon Middle School Performing Arts Center?

The Drama Book Shop Announces Upcoming Author Events
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2023

The Drama Book Shop presents a series of events featuring new theatrical literary works by authors and playwrights. Join them for inspiring discussions and celebrations of the power of American theater. Reserve your seat on their website.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Reveals Full Details for MACBETH, Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 31, 2023

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the location, cast, and creative team for the highly-anticipated spring production of Macbeth. Directed by STC Artistic Director Simon Godwin, Macbeth stars Tony and BAFTA Award-winner Ralph Fiennes and Olivier Award-winner Indira Varma as the leading lord and lady. Learn more about the location, cast, and creative team here!

Interview: Jai Rodriguez of JAI RODRIGUEZ: A THOUSAND SWEET KISSES at 54 Below
by Michael Walters - Oct 10, 2023

The OG Queer Eye culture vulture returns to NY for an evening of song and romance.

Review Roundup: BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL Opens On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2023

BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical officially opens on Broadway tonight, Thursday, August 3rd, 2023, at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre. Read reviews for the production!

Neil LaBute's THE SHAPE OF THINGS Will Be Available to Stream Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2023

Neil LaBute’s Olivier Award nominated dark comedy The Shape of Things, presented by Trish Wadley Productions in association with Bethany Cooper Productions and Park Theatre, will be available to stream on Original Theatre’s digital theatre website from 8 August 2023 at 7pm.

Eden Espinosa, Alison Pill, Asmeret Ghebremichael & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2023

Williamstown Theatre Festival has revealed the lineup for the WTF Cabaret, a cabaret series curated in partnership with Tony Award nominee and Festival mainstay Christopher Fitzgerald. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Allan Harris to Release First Live Album In Over A Decade: LIVE AT BLUE LLAMA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2023

Renowned vocalist and guitarist Allan Harris will release his new album, Live at Blue LLama.

Full Cast & Creative Team Set for THE TEMPEST at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre & the Unicorn Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2023

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and the Unicorn Theatre announced the full cast and creative team for The Tempest re-imagined for everyone aged six and over, revised and directed by Jennifer Tang. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Review: THE SHAPE OF THINGS, Park Theatre
by Abbie Grundy - May 31, 2023

Neil LaBute's, The Shape of Things is a black comedy that centres itself around the life of Adam, an awkward (and often naive) literature student, as he embarks upon his first serious relationship with Evelyn, a cooler, edgier postgrad who enters his life with the sole purpose of disrupting it. 

BroadStage Presents Jason Moran Next Month
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2023

Jazz artist Jason Moran is coming to the Eli and Edythe Broad Stage on Saturday, June 3 at 7:30pm, presented by BroadStage as part of their jazz music series.  

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsal For Neil LaBute's THE SHAPE OF THINGS From Park Theatre And Trish Wadley Productions
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2023

Trish Wadley Productions, in association with Park Theatre present the first major revival in 20 years of Neil LaBute’s acclaimed play The Shape of Things in Park200. See photos from inside rehearsal!

Carla Harrison-Hodge & Majid Mehdizadeh-Valoujerdy Join THE SHAPE OF THINGS at Park Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 17, 2023

Trish Wadley Productions, in association with Park Theatre, has announced full casting for the first major revival in 20 years of Neil LaBute’s acclaimed play The Shape of Things in Park200. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Amber Anderson and Luke Newton Will Lead THE SHAPE OF THINGS at The Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2023

Initial casting has been announced for the first major revival in 20 years of Neil LaBute's acclaimed play The Shape of Things in Park200. Nicky Allpress directs – Amber Anderson as Eve and Luke Newton as Adam, with further casting to be announced.

New Spring 2023 Productions Announced at the Park Theatre; THE SHAPE OF THINGS, LEAVING VIETNAM, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2023

Park Theatre have announced new shows in their Spring 2023 season, ranging from new productions about cancel culture and PTSD to revivals of classic plays by experimental writers Philip Ridley and Neil LaBute.

Performance Space New York Announces Spring 2023 Season of its HEALING SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022

Performance Space New York has announced the Spring 2023 season of its Healing Series, the second part of its year-long reflection on the political potency of healing and the role performance plays in it, in the midst of what feels like a momentous shift in art-making to foreground modes and practices of care.

World Premiere Of EL ÚLTIMO SUEÑO DE FRIDA Y DIEGO Opens San Diego Opera's Season In October
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

San Diego Opera will present the world premiere of Gabriela Lena Frank's El último sueño de Frida y Diego (The Last Dream of Frida and Diego) on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.

Paul Rudd Joins ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Season Three
by Michael Major - Aug 23, 2022

Paul Rudd has joined the cast of the upcoming third season of Only Murders in the Building. Rudd wil portray Broadway star Ben Glenroy in the new season after making a cameo appearance in the season two finale. It has not yet been revealed if Rudd will be a series regular or guest star.

Playwrights Horizons Announces Commissions of New Work by Dave Harris, Mia Chung & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

Playwrights Horizons has announced its most recent slate of commissioned artists, providing crucial support to today’s most imaginative writers, and to the realization of works that will shape the future of the American theater.

BWW Feature: The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts celebrates Thirty Years of Arts Education Excellence
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 16, 2022

This week marks a very important event for DC area arts education. On June thirteenth, The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts (TTL) held its very first class and co-founders Deb Gottesman, Buzz Mauro and Michael Rodgers never looked back. The organization has changed locations a few times over the years but the quality of the work that Theatre Lab’s instructors and administration have given to hundreds and hundreds of students has always remained at the top of its game.

Bringing Back Broadway: Situation's Stephanie Sciandra Smith on Leading Creative and Content
by Robert Diamond - May 31, 2022

Today, we talk to Senior Creative Group Director Stephanie Sciandra Smith who leads the agency's creative and content, helping to connect Broadway shows with their global fan bases for success on both Broadway and beyond. 

The Shape of Things FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Shape of Things has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2001.
The Shape of Things has been nominated for several awards. It was nominated for Outstanding Play at the Lortel Awards for Susan Quint Gallin, Sandy Gallin, Stuart Thompson, Ben Sprecher, and USA/OSTAR Theatricals. Gretchen Mol received a nomination for Performance at the Theatre World Awards, and Neil LaBute was nominated for Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards.
The Shape of Things has won several awards, including Outstanding Play at The Lortels for Susan Quint Gallin, Sandy Gallin, Stuart Thompson, and Ben Sprecher. Gretchen Mol received the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards, and Neil LaBute won Outstanding Play at the Drama Desk Awards. The production was also recognized by USA/OSTAR Theatricals at The Lortels.

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