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BWW Interview: Nancy Zamit Talks GROAN UPS at the Vaudeville TheatreBWW Interview: Nancy Zamit Talks GROAN UPS at the Vaudeville Theatre
by Fiona Scott - September 29, 2019

Nancy Zamit is a member of Mischief Theatre, known for their haphazard and hilarious productions such as The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. She spoke to BroadwayWorld about Groan Ups, the first of three new shows from the company playing at the Vaudeville Theatre. (more...)
BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Des Moines Performing Arts, An Evening of Theatre That Goes Right!BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Des Moines Performing Arts, An Evening of Theatre That Goes Right!
by DC Felton - June 26, 2019

If you are coming to read a review of The Cornley University Drama Society production for The Murder at Haversham Manor,' this is the wrong review. If you've heard of this theatre company, then it is probably because you've seen a show called, 'The Play That Goes Wrong,' which is playing at the Civic Center this week as the closing of Des Moines Performing Arts Willis Broadway Series. (more...)
BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Goes Terribly Right at the Fox Cities P.A.C.BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Goes Terribly Right at the Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa - May 1, 2019

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG opened at the Fox Cities P.A.C. on April 30 for its Wisconsin debut, and it will continue to play through May 5. THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is over-the-top, uproarious, and full of surprises. In order to avoid spoiling the laughs, this review will be purposely vague, but suffice it to say the show is a hilarious treat. (more...)
BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at The Kennedy CenterBWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at The Kennedy Center
by Kelle Long - December 22, 2018

I cannot fathom willingly undertaking the escalating catastrophes of The Play that Goes Wrong night after night. The potential for disaster is, of course, the masochistic thrill of live theater. Anything can happen but how often do you actually see anything go wrong in a play? Yet, we are all tethered by this morbid curiosity for the possibility that things could at any moment fall apart. (more...)
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is the Second Longest Running Show at the Lyceum TheatreTHE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is the Second Longest Running Show at the Lyceum Theatre
by Stephi Wild - December 22, 2018

A lot has been going right for The Play That Goes Wrong! After announcing that the play will end its Broadway run in January, it was recently confirmed that it will transfer off-Broadway. Now, tipped off to us by Corey Brunish and confirmed on ibdb.com, we have just learned that it is the second longest-running show at the Lyceum Theatre! (more...)
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Finds a New Home to Wreak Havoc Off-BroadwayTHE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Finds a New Home to Wreak Havoc Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong will find new ill-fated life following the end of its Broadway run. The show will close at the Lyceum Theatre on January 6th, then move to New World Stages Off-Broadway on February 11th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Ned Noyes as Max in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGBWW Interview: Ned Noyes as Max in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by Kathy Strain - October 18, 2018

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is certainly a play that seems intriguing just by the title. "The Murder at Havernesh Manor" is the title of the play within the play that can't seem to stay on script. It seems that everything and anything goes wrong. This sets in motion so many mishaps, the audiences can't stop laughing from start to finish. Ned Noyes has enjoyed being part of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG from Broadway to the tour. BWW had a chance to chat with Ned as the show heads to Austin, Texas and the Bass Concert Hall. (more...)
BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Delivers the Comedy Goods for Nashville AudiencesBWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Delivers the Comedy Goods for Nashville Audiences
by Jeffrey Ellis - October 10, 2018

Everything that could conceivably trip up seasoned performers - who've been reciting monologues in front of their bathroom mirrors since they were toddlers, bring down a set considered to be a landmark in design for the stage (or in the history of architecture since the Greeks built their first temple and the Romans engineered their first aqueduct), and/or send scores of trembling thespians to the emergency room after but one performance - actually befall the cast and crew of The Play That Goes Wrong. (more...)
Everything's Going Right for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Evan Alexander SmithEverything's Going Right for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG's Evan Alexander Smith
by Jeffrey Ellis - October 5, 2018

"Two hours of uncompromising joy" is how Evan Alexander Smith describes the critically acclaimed The Play That Goes Wrong, the West End and Broadway comedy hit which just recently embarked on its first national tour of the USA, bringing its unique amalgam of theatrical artistry, uproarious humor and full-out laughter to audiences all over the country. (more...)
BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is Wildly EntertainingBWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is Wildly Entertaining
by Dylan Shaffer - September 21, 2018

The funniest play of the 21stcentury launches its National Tour in Pittsburgh this week. The Play That Goes Wrong is right as rain and will leave you crying with laughter and delight. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Disastrous New Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGPhoto Flash: Meet the Disastrous New Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2018

Fall semester has begun at Cornley University as Broadway's longest running comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, welcomes Toccarra Cash and Mara Davi to the Drama Society beginning tonight Tuesday, September 11th. (more...)
Mara Davi and Toccarra Cash Join Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG TonightMara Davi and Toccarra Cash Join Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2018

Fall semester has begun at Cornley University as Broadway's longest running comedy The Play That Goes Wrong, welcomes Toccarra Cash and Mara Davi to the Drama Society beginning tonight Tuesday, September 11th. Cash and Davi will join the cast as Annie and Sandra respectively. (more...)
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Goes Right and RecoupsTHE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Goes Right and Recoups
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2018

Broadway's longest running comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, announced today that the Tony Award-winning production has recouped its $4 million investment. (more...)
Evan Alexander Smith, Jamie Ann Romero, and More to Court Disaster in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG National TourEvan Alexander Smith, Jamie Ann Romero, and More to Court Disaster in THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG National Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2018

The Cornley University Drama Society is excited to announce they have found enough students willing to live out of a suitcase for a year to fully cast the first national tour of the Olivier & Tony Award-winning production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become longest-running play on Broadway. (more...)
Crisis Averted! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Extends Through January 2019Crisis Averted! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Extends Through January 2019
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong, announced today that the Tony Award-winning production has extended its run past its previously announced closing date Sunday, August 26. The show is now on sale until Sunday, January 6, 2019. Tickets will be available starting Friday, July 13 at noon. (more...)
Photo Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates 500 PerformancesPhoto Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates 500 Performances
by Jennifer Broski - June 14, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong celebrated its 500th performance on Broadway tonight, June 14th. Following tonight's performance, the cast went backstage for a celebration with a cake made by Dina Jawetz of Cakes By Dina. (more...)
The Hijinks Are Over! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to End Run on August 26The Hijinks Are Over! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to End Run on August 26
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The producers of Broadway's longest running comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong, announced today that the Tony Award-winning production will close on Sunday, August 26, 2018 prior to the launch of the National Tour opening in Pittsburgh, PA in September. Additional tour cities, dates, and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)
VIDEO: J.J. Abrams and Stephen Colbert Take THE LATE SHOW Audience to See THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGVIDEO: J.J. Abrams and Stephen Colbert Take THE LATE SHOW Audience to See THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2018

On a recent episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, J.J. Abrams appeared as a guest. When Abrams wouldn't share spoilers about any of his upcoming projects, he offered compensation by inviting Colbert to see The Play That Goes Wrong, which Abrams co-produced. Colbert asked if he could bring someone, then proceeded to invite the entire Ed Sullivan Theater audience of about 400. The crowd cheered and Colbert assured them that after the show, they would all be heading over to see the Broadway play. (more...)
Photo Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates One Disastrous Year On BroadwayPhoto Coverage: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates One Disastrous Year On Broadway
by Jennifer Broski - March 9, 2018

The Mischief Theatre production of The Play That Goes Wrong, the Tony and Olivier Award winning hit comedy and longest running play on Broadway, celebrates one year of hilarity on The Great White Way on March 9. (more...)
Photo Flash: Olympian Broadway Debut Gone Right at THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGPhoto Flash: Olympian Broadway Debut Gone Right at THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by Nicole Ciravolo - March 6, 2018

The 2018 Olympic Gold Medalists, US Curling Team champions attended the hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong and made their Broadway debut at their first ever Broadway show on Friday night. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Finds Immense Success In Olympic Curling!Photo Flash: The Cast of THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Finds Immense Success In Olympic Curling!
by Nicole Ciravolo - February 23, 2018

Oops, wait... that headline might be wrong.  The Broadway stars of the smash hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong got in the Olympic spirit in advance of the U.S. Men's Curling team going for the gold medal tonight against Sweden at the PyeongChang Olympics in the last must-see winter Olympics event of the season airing at 1:35am EST. Naturally…their attempt to master the sport of curling all went wrong at The Lefrak Center at Lakeside in Bryant Park, Brooklyn despite expert instruction from CurlNYC coach Dean Roth. (more...)
VIDEO: Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams Invite Entire Studio Audience to See THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONGVIDEO: Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams Invite Entire Studio Audience to See THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
by Stage Tube - February 22, 2018

J.J. Abrams appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, where he talked about the upcoming unnamed Star Wars film, and when he couldn't provide spoilers, he gave the audience a bit of compensation... (more...)
Photo Flash: Something Finally Goes Right...Mostly. PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates Fan Appreciation DayPhoto Flash: Something Finally Goes Right...Mostly. PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Celebrates Fan Appreciation Day
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2018

To celebrate The Play That Goes Wrong laughing into the New Year, the hit comedy saluted the audiences who have made them the longest running play on Broadway with a special 'Fan Appreciation Night' yesterday, January 11. In an official statement regarding the evening, the company said: 'The Play That Goes Wrong sincerely apologizes for this misunderstanding. We love our fans (and our fans).' (more...)
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Salute Fans with Appreciation Night Gone RightTHE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Salute Fans with Appreciation Night Gone Right
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2018

To celebrate The Play That Goes Wrong laughing into the New Year, the hit comedy will salute the audiences who have made them the longest running play on Broadway with a special 'Fan Appreciation Night' on Thursday, January 11 at 7:00pm. (more...)
More Chances to Catch the Disaster - PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Now on Sale Through July 1More Chances to Catch the Disaster - PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Now on Sale Through July 1
by BWW News Desk - January 3, 2018

The Tony Award winning hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong continues to go right into the New Year! The producers of the longest running play currently on Broadway have announced that a new block of tickets is now on sale through July 1, 2018 following its best week ever and highest gross yet of $707,315. for the week ending December 31, 2017. (more...)

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