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Longacre Theatre (New York, NY)
220 West 48th Street Seating Chart

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ďI wanted to crawl right into her skin, and I couldn't push her far enough away.Ē

Noted solo performer Lisa has written her first multi-character play, a riff on her and her mother Annís knotty history with chronic illness. But as she presents her story, nothing goes to plan. Ann wonít stay put in her recliner. The chorus canít keep track of their scenes. Childhood nemesis Lori Jones keeps popping up. As Lisa struggles to maintain control of the show and herself, she confronts her greatest fear: turning into her mother

Review - All's Well That Ends Well: He's Just Not That Into You
by Ben Peltz - June 28, 2011

While Shakespeare's canon includes many couples whose relationships are of questionable health - Kate and Petruchio, Beatrice and Benedick, Mr. and Mrs. Scottish - few are as discomfortingly mismatched as the lead pair of All's Well That Ends Well. (more...)

Review - Michael Dale is No Longer Unwell
by Kristin Salaky - September 18, 2009

Some seasons back Peter O'Toole starred in a venture titled Jeffrey Bernard is UnWell, where he portrayed the London journalist whose 'Low Life' column in The Spectator chronicled his alcohol-fueled adventures among the town's Bohemians. When the festivities interfered with his ability to meet a deadline, the title phrase would appear in the space normally occupied by his scribblings. Those in the know... Well, they knew. (more...)

Review - Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: The Concert Version: It Might As Well Be Spring
by Kristin Salaky - May 23, 2009

Let me put it this way... If Spring Awakening was the kind of show that made you feel good about the future of the American musical, I'd say there's a fine chance you'll enjoy Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: The Concert Version. On the other hand, if you couldn't for the life of you stand one moment of Spring Awakening, or at the very least was of the humble opinion that it was far from the ground-breaking musical theatre revolution so many proclaimed it to be, I'd say there's a very good chance you will looooooooooooooove Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: The Concert Version. (more...)

Review - Well Said, Mr. Prince. Well Said.
by Kristin Salaky - October 22, 2008

In today's Michael Riedel column, Harold Prince very nicely sums up his view on the state of the Broadway musical: (more...)

Review - Mark Nadler and KT Sullivan in A Swell Party: RSVP Cole Porter
by Michael Dale - June 16, 2008

'We are not here to tell the life story of Cole Porter,' Mark Nadler advised the Town Hall audience last Monday night. 'There are two excessively mediocre films for that. Indeed, if there was any educational value A SWell Party: RSVP Cole Porter, Nadler and K.T. Sullivan's return engagement of their dynamite Algonquin Oak Room tribute playing a one-nighter on what would be the golden child of Peru, Indiana's 117th birthday, it was in how to find unexpected shadings in songs we've known and loved forever. (more...)

Kron's 'Well' Arrives at Arena Stage 9/14
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2007

The 2006 Tony Award-Nominated comedy Well arrives to the Arena Stage, running September 14 to October 14 in the Fichandler. The press opening performance is Thursday, September 20 at 8PM. (more...)

BWW Video Show Preview: Tommy Tune in Dr. Dolittle
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2006

Catch scenes from Dr. Dolittle right now on! (more...)

NPR Feature on Lisa Kron's Well Now Available Online
by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2006

National Public Radio's feature on Lisa Kron's play Well is now available on NPR's website. The feature originally aired on Saturday, April 1 on NPR's Weekend Addition; site visitors can listen to the feature as Well as unaired interview footage with Kron and director Leigh Silverman (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron's Well Opens on Broadway
by Ben Strothmann - April 2, 2006

BroadwayWorld was at the Hard Rock Cafe on March 30th as Lisa Kron's Well celebrated its opening night at the Longacre Theatre (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Arrivals at 'Well'
by Walter McBride - March 31, 2006

An all-star crowd attended the opening night of 'Well' at the Longacre Theatre in New York City. March 30, 2006. (more...)

WELL Opens on Broadway Tonight, March 30
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2006

Well, a new comedy, will open on Broadway tonight, March 30. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rosie Visits 'Well'
by Ben Strothmann - March 30, 2006

Rosie O'Donnell visited the cast of Broadway's 'Well' March 29, 2006. (more...)

Jayne Houdyshell of WELL Wins Bay Area Critics Circle Award
by BWW News Desk - March 9, 2006

Jayne Houdyshell was awarded a San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Female Supporting Performance earlier today for her work in the American Conservatory Theater's production of Well. (more...)

Box Office Now Open for Lisa Kron's Well, Opening March 30
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2006

The box office opened today for Well, the Lisa Kron play opening on Broadway on March 30th (more...) Goes Live
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2006

The official website for Well, a new comedy written by Lisa Kron and directed by Leigh Silverman, is now live at (more...)

Full Casting Announced for WELL
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2006

Joining the previously announced Lisa Kron and Jayne Houdyshell in Well on Broadway will be Daniel Breaker, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, John Hoffman and Christina Kirk. (more...)

Lisa Kron's 'WELL' Opens On Broadway At Longacre March 30
by BWW News Desk - September 27, 2005

Well, the critically-acclaimed play written by Lisa Kron and directed by Leigh Silverman, will open on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48 Street) on March 30, 2006. (more...)