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Father Knows Best: Shakespeare in the Park's King Lear, Starring John Lithgow & Annette Bening, Opens

Father Knows Best: Shakespeare in the Park's King Lear, Starring John Lithgow & Annette Bening, Opens

The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park production of King Lear opens officially at the Delacorte Theater on August 5. The outdoor mounting of the Bard’s tragedy, directed by Daniel Sullivan, stars Tony winner and Oscar nominee John Lithgow, Tony and Oscar nominee Annette Bening, Tony nominee Jessica Hecht and Jessica Collins. To commemorate the big night, Broadway.com resident ...

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Photos! All Hail John Lithgow, Annette Bening, Jessica Hecht & More in King Lear at the Delacorte

Photos! All Hail John Lithgow, Annette Bening, Jessica Hecht & More in King Lear at the Delacorte
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Click for photos from the Public Theater’s new Shakespeare in the Park production of King Lear, opening August 15, 2014 at the Delacorte Theater.

Blow, Winds! Shakespeare in the Park’s King Lear, Starring John Lithgow & Annette Bening, Begins Performances

Blow, Winds! Shakespeare in the Park’s King Lear, Starring John Lithgow & Annette Bening, Begins Performances

The Public Theater’s 2014 Shakespeare in the Park season continues with a starry production of King Lear, beginning previews on July 22. Tony winner and Oscar nominee John Lithgow stars as the titular father figure alongside Tony and Oscar nominee Annette Bening, Tony nominee Jessica Hecht and Jessica Collins as Lear’s three daughters. The production, directed by Daniel Sullivan, will ...

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Remy Auberjonois to Join Cast of Broadway's The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light & Jessica Hecht

Remy Auberjonois to Join Cast of Broadway's The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light & Jessica Hecht

Remy Auberjonois will step into the role of Jeff in Richard Greenberg's Tony-nominated play The Assembled Parties beginning July 9. He replaces current star Jeremy Shamos, who will play his final performamce on July 7. Directed by Lynne Meadow, the play will end its limited engagement at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on July 28. Starring two-time Tony Award winner ...

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The Assembled Parties, Starring Tony Winner Judith Light & Jessica Hecht, Extended a Final Time

The Assembled Parties, Starring Tony Winner Judith Light & Jessica Hecht, Extended a Final Time

Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties has extended its run at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for the third time. Directed by Lynne Meadow, the play will now end its limited engagement on July 28. Starring two-time Tony Award winner Judith Light, Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos, The Assembled Parties opened on April 17.

Set in 1980, The Assembled ...

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The Assembled Parties, Starring Jessica Hecht & Judith Light, Receives Three-Week Broadway Extension

The Assembled Parties, Starring Jessica Hecht & Judith Light, Receives Three-Week Broadway Extension

The party continues! Richard Greenberg’s Tony-nominated The Assembled Parties has extended for a second time at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, starring Tony winner Judith Light, Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos. Previously scheduled to perform through June 16, Manhattan Theatre Club's production will now play an additional three weeks, through July 7.

Set in 1980, The Assembled Parties tells the ...

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Squigs Sketches a Divine Portrait of The Assembled Parties, Starring Jessica Hecht, Judith Light & Jeremy Shamos

Squigs Sketches a Divine Portrait of The Assembled Parties, Starring Jessica Hecht, Judith Light & Jeremy Shamos

Jessica Hecht, Judith Light and Jeremy Shamos are confronting deep-seeded family squabbles in The Assembled Parties, a poignant drama by Richard Greenberg. Set in a sprawling Central Park West apartment, the Tony-nominated play tells the story of the Bascovs, a wealthy Jewish family who come together for their traditional holiday dinner in 1980. Twenty years later, as 2001 approaches, the ...

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Going for 2013 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Actress in a Play

Going for 2013 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Actress in a Play

It's Tony time on Broadway, and as always, we can't stop thinking about who'll be going for the gold on June 9! In anticipation of the 2013 nominations, which will be announced on April 30, we're clocking 14 of the top races. Take a look at our forecast, including frontrunners, hopefuls and a “shout out” to one performer or show ...

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The Assembled Parties, Starring Jessica Hecht & Judith Light, Receives Two-Week Broadway Extension

The Assembled Parties, Starring Jessica Hecht & Judith Light, Receives Two-Week Broadway Extension

The party continues! Richard Greenberg’s The Assembled Parties will play for two additional weeks at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, starring Judith Light, Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos. Directed by Lynne Meadow, The Assembled Parties was originally scheduled to play through June 2. It will now play a limited engagement through June 16.

Set in 1980, The Assembled Parties tells ...

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It's an Electrifying Opening Night for Orphans, Starring Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster & Tom Sturridge

It's an Electrifying Opening Night for Orphans, Starring Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster & Tom Sturridge
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Audiences are in for a night of brotherly love and gangster hurly-burly when they treat themselves to the intense drama of Orphans. In the Broadway premiere of Lyle Kessler's play, Ben Foster and Tom Sturridge star as orphaned brothers living in a decrepit North Philadelphia row house who kidnap an older man (Emmy winner and Tony nominee Alec Baldwin ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Delight in the Festivities at The Assembled Parties?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Delight in the Festivities at The Assembled Parties?

Jessica Hecht, Judith Light and Jeremy Shamos deliver a passionate performances in MTC's The Assembled Parties. So what did Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Phyllis, Ruth and Zander think about the beauteous new production?

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Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & the Cast of The Assembled Parties Celebrate Opening Night on Broadway

Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & the Cast of The Assembled Parties Celebrate Opening Night on Broadway

The Assembled Parties stars Judith Light, Jeremy Shamos and Jessica Hecht celebrated the world premiere of Richard Greenberg's dramedy about an Upper West Side Jewish family. Watch the cast chat about the opening of this gripping new play!

 

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Savor the Sophisticated Opening Night of The Assembled Parties, Starring Jessica Hecht, Judith Light & Jeremy Shamos

Savor the Sophisticated Opening Night of The Assembled Parties, Starring Jessica Hecht, Judith Light & Jeremy Shamos
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In the world premiere of Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties, Tony and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Judith Light and Tony nominee Jessica Hecht star as sisters-in-law who bring their families together for a traditional holiday dinner. Twenty years later, as 2001 approaches, the family's seemingly picture-perfect life may be about to crumble. The play officially opened on April ...

The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & Jeremy Shamos, Opens on Broadway

The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & Jeremy Shamos, Opens on Broadway

Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties, starring Tony and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Judith Light and Tony nominees Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos, officially opens on April 17 at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Directed by Lynne Meadow, The Assembled Parties revolves around the Bascovs, an Upper West Side Jewish family in 1980. In a large Central Park West ...

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Gather Round! Check Out Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & the Cast of The Assembled Parties in Action

Gather Round! Check Out Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & the Cast of The Assembled Parties in Action

Get a first look at Judith Light, Jessica Hecht, Jeremy Shamos and the cast of Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties. See what kinds of delectable drama this Upper West Side family gets into in this new play.

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Get a Fanciful First Look at Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & More in The Assembled Parties

Get a Fanciful First Look at Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & More in The Assembled Parties
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Broadway is buzzing about the Manhattan Theatre Club production of Richard Greenberg's new play The Assembled Parties, starring Tony winner Judith Light and Tony nominees Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos. The show is set to open on April 17 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, where it will play a limited engagement run through June 2. Set in 1980 in ...

The Assembled Parties’ Jessica Hecht on Favorite Roles & Strong Male Co-Stars, From Liev Schreiber to Bryan Cranston

The Assembled Parties’ Jessica Hecht on Favorite Roles & Strong Male Co-Stars, From Liev Schreiber to Bryan Cranston

If there was a theatrical equivalent to baseball’s All-Star team, Jessica Hecht would be the starting shortstop. Her range encompasses comedy (Harvey, TV’s Friends), drama (Julius Caesar, a Tony-nominated performance in A View From the Bridge), supporting roles (the short-but-sweet revival of Brighton Beach Memoirs, Sideways) and star turns (regional productions of Talley’s Folly and A Streetcar Named Desire). Now ...

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Watch Norbert Leo Butz and Nathan Lane in the New Trailer for the High School Comedy The English Teacher

Watch Norbert Leo Butz and Nathan Lane in the New Trailer for the High School Comedy The English Teacher

It’s back to school for Nathan Lane and Norbert Leo Butz! The two Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winners unite on the big screen as the drama teacher and vice principal of a Pennsylvania high school in the Julianne Moore-led indie dramedy The English Teacher. The new trailer teases comedic takes on high school theater and an appearance from The ...

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The Assembled Parties' Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos to Host Obie Awards

 The Assembled Parties' Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos to Host Obie Awards

The Assembled Parties co-stars Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos will host the 58th Annual Obie Awards on May 20 at Webster Hall. Lois Smith and Francis Sternhagen will be presented with the Obie's Lifetime Achievement Awards by Meryl Streep.

Scheduled to present awards are Bobby Cannavale, Maggie Grace, Judith Light, Aasif Mandvi, Krysta Rodriguez, Duncan Shiek and Courntey B. Vance ...

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The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & Jeremy Shamos, Begins Broadway Performances

The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light, Jessica Hecht & Jeremy Shamos, Begins Broadway Performances

Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties, starring Tony winner Judith Light and Tony nominees Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos, begins performances March 21 at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Directed by Lynne Meadow, the Manhattan Theatre Club production will officially open on April 17.

The Assembled Parties revolves around the Bascovs, an Upper West Side Jewish family in 1980. In a ...

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Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson, Sierra Boggess, Judith Light & More Get in Touch with Their Silly Sides at MCC’s Miscast Gala

Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson, Sierra Boggess, Judith Light & More Get in Touch with Their Silly Sides at MCC’s Miscast Gala
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TV and stage stars Jonathan Groff, Jeremy Jordan, Christian Borle, Sierra Boggess and LaChanze were just a few of the famous faces that turned out on March 4 to honor Tony and Emmy winner Judith Light at MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala. The starry one-night-only extravaganza, hosted by Victor Garber, was held at the Hammerstein Ballroom and featured actors performing ...

Jessica Hecht, Judith Light & Jeremy Shamos Dish Out the Details of MTC's The Assembled Parties

Jessica Hecht, Judith Light & Jeremy Shamos Dish Out the Details of MTC's The Assembled Parties

Find out how The Assembled Parties stars Judith Light, Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos are taking on the family drama of Richard Greenberg's dynamic decades-spanning new play.

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Jessica Hecht, Jeremy Shamos, Judith Light & More Preview Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties

Jessica Hecht, Jeremy Shamos, Judith Light & More Preview Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties
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Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties, and we’ve got a sneak peek at the cast who plays the Bascovs, an Upper West Side Jewish family in 1980. In a sprawling Central Park West apartment, former movie star Julie Bascov and her sister-in-law Faye bring their families together for their traditional holiday dinner. But ...

Tickets Now On Sale for MTC's The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light & Jessica Hecht

Tickets Now On Sale for MTC's The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light & Jessica Hecht

Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties. Directed by Lynne Meadow, the play stars Tony Award winner Judith Light and Tony nominees Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos. Performances begin March 21 at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, with opening night set for April 17.

The Assembled Parties revolves around the Bascovs, an ...

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Complete Casting Announced for MTC's The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light & Jessica Hecht

Complete Casting Announced for MTC's The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light & Jessica Hecht

The complete cast has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Assembled Parties, the new play by Tony winner Richard Greenberg. Previews begin at Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on March 21. Opening night is set for April 17, directed by Lynne Meadow.

Joining previously announced stars Judith Light (as Faye), Jessica Hecht (as Julie), Jeremy Shamos ...

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