Sunday, December 14, 2008

Looking Forward to 2009

The second half of the 2008-2009 season looks promising...

Hedda Gabbler Mary Louise Parker

Hedda Gabler

Christopher Shinn's adaptation of Ibsen's play, staring Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Cerveris and Paul Sparks.
Roundabout Theatre Company/American Airlines Theatre

Ten Blocks on the Camino Real

Target Margin Theatre Artistic Director David Herskovits stages an early version the Tennessee Williams play.
Ohio Theatre

The Third Story

MCC presents Charles Busch's triptych staring Kathleen Turner and Busch himself.
Lucille Lortel Theatre

This Beautiful City
Vineyard Theatre presents the NYC premiere of The Civilians' new play with music about the Evangelical movement.
Vineyard Theatre

Cornbury: The Queen's Governor
Theatre Askew presents William M. Hoffmann and Anthony Holland's play about the notorious cross-dressing New York governor Lord Cornbury. David Greenspan stars .
Hudson Guild Theater

Astronome: A Night At The Opera
A collaboration between Richard Foreman (theater) and John Zorn (music) dominated by ecstatic groans, grunts and babbling and explores the initiation of a group of people into a world where ambiguous behavior alone leads to freedom--perhaps under the tutelage of the necessary "false messiah."
Ontological Theater.


A new play by Lisa Loomer about parenting in the age of the Internet and Ritalin staring Cynthia Nixon. .
Roundabout Theatre Company/Laura Pels Theatre

33 Variations

Jane Fonda returns to Broadway in Moises Kaufman's play he story of Beethoven's fascination with a trivial waltz and the modern-day musicologist who sets out to discover the root of his obsession.
Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

Universal Robots
Mac Rogers freely adapted Czech playwright Karel Capek's seminal 1921 play R.U.R., which introduced the word "robot" to the world.
Manhattan Theatre Source

Blithe Spirit

Rupert Everett, Christine Ebersole, Jayne Atkinson and Angela Lansbury star in Noel Coward’s comedy. Michael Blakemore directs.
Shubert Theatre.

Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them
The world premiere of a new comedy by Christopher Durang.
Public Theater

Being Audrey
The Transport Group presents a new musical about a woman who is obsessed with films of Audrey Hepburn.
Connelly Theatre.

The Singing Forest
Craig Lucas' new play about three generations of a family whose lives are intertwined despite the secrets that have torn them apart. Mark Wing-Davey directs.
Public Theater

Our House
Theresa Rebeck's new play asks - What happens when news and entertainment are interchangeable?
Playwrights Horizons

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