Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus is Taylor Mac’s brand new play starring Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin as two servants ordered to clean up the bodies and the bloodshed that occurs at the end of Shakespeare’s lamentable tragedy!
Simon Wiesenthal did not look like a man who could bring some of the most notorious criminals the world has ever known to justice. But the diminutive man, who was known as the Jewish James Bond, made sure that more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals were tried. The play Wiesenthal celebrates the man who was dogged in his pursuit of justice for those who could not fight for themselves. Wiesenthal arrives in New York after winning the L.A. Drama Circle Award.
Ayad Akhtar’s play Disgraced, which won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, comes to the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway. Disgraced premiered at Chicago’s American Theater Company and received its Off-Broadway premiere in October 2012 at Lincoln Center Theater’s Claire Tow Theater.
The 1937 Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can’t Take It With You comes to Broadway with Tony winner James Earl Jones as Grandpa Vanderhof and Kristine Nielsen as Penelope Sycamore. This American classic, written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, asks us to question our ideas regarding success, love, and family.
Terrence McNally’s comedy It’s Only A Play comes to life on the Broadway stage with an amazing group of actors. Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane headline an all-star cast that includes F. Murray Abraham, Stockard Channing, Megan Mullally and Micah Stock. McNally has created a winning Broadway comedy about the comedy of Broadway. This is a wonderful comedy by a four-time Tony winner and directed by three-time Tony winner Jack O’Brien.
Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance, starring John Lithgow and Glenn Close and directed by Pam MacKinnon, comes to Broadway this fall. A Delicate Balance, which premiered on Broadway in 1966 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1967, offers insights into the unsettling existence of an upper-middle-class couple and members of their family who struggle to cope with life and its uncertainties.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, an adaptation by Simon Stephens of the popular mystery novel of the same name by Mark Haddon, which first opened at the National Theatre in London in 2012 and has enjoyed great success, occupies Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre starting in the Fall 2014. This is a mystery unlike any other and Stephens, who is well known for his translations of Chekhov and Ibsen, as well as his original plays, offers a vivid stage adaptation of this tale.
The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance returns to Broadway with Bradley Cooper as John Merrick and Patricia Clarkson as Mrs Kendal. When The Elephant Man premiered on Broadway in 1979, it captured the admiration of audiences and critics alike, winning the Drama Desk, Tony, and New York Drama Critic’s Circle best play awards.