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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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It's Tony Time! Kinky Boots and Matilda Top the 2013 Tony Award Nominations

It's Tony Time! Kinky Boots and Matilda Top the 2013 Tony Award Nominations

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster and Modern Family star and Broadway vet Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced the nominations for the 67th annual Tony Awards at the Library of the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center on April 30. Two new musicals dominated the nominations: Kinky Boots led the pack with 13 nods while the family-friendly Matilda followed closely on its (very ...

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

Going for 2013 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Featured 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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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 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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David Hyde Pierce to Host Drama League Awards; Honorary Co-Chairs Include Alan Cumming, Nathan Lane & More

David Hyde Pierce to Host Drama League Awards; Honorary Co-Chairs Include Alan Cumming, Nathan Lane & More

Tony and Emmy winner David Hyde Pierce, currently starring in Broadway’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, will host the 79th annual Drama League Awards at New York’s Marriot Marquis on May 17. This year’s awards will honor Tony winners Bernadette Peters and Jerry Mitchell, Madison Square Garden Entertainment and the Radio City Rockettes.

The Drama League also announced ...

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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 ...

Matilda Debuts, The Last Five Years Breaks Hearts & Caissie Levy Rocks in This Week’s Datebook

Matilda Debuts, The Last Five Years Breaks Hearts & Caissie Levy Rocks in This Week’s Datebook

New York theater continues to blossom the week of March 4 as Broadway welcomes Matilda, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike to the party. Meanwhile, off-Broadway audiences are getting set to fall in love all over again with the musical The Last Five Years, and a slew of Broadway stars, including Caissie Levy, Megan Hilty ...

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Edie Falco & the Cast of MTC's The Madrid Celebrate a Sensational Opening Night

Edie Falco & the Cast of MTC's The Madrid Celebrate a Sensational Opening Night
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Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Liz Flahive’s powerful dramedy The Madrid officially opened at off-Broadway’s New York City Center – Stage I on February 26. Directed by Leigh Silverman, the world premiere stars Emmy winner and Tony nominee Edie Falco and Tony nominee John Ellison Conlee, as well Phoebe Strole, Heidi Schreck, Christopher Evan Welch, Frances Sternhagen and Seth Clayton ...

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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Norm Lewis, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Honor Audra McDonald at Star-Studded Drama League Gala

Norm Lewis, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Honor Audra McDonald at Star-Studded Drama League Gala
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Broadway’s brightest stars gathered at the Pierre Hotel on February 11 to honor one of the Great White Way's greatest talents: five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald! The star-studded Drama League gala paid tribute to the Porgy and Bess, Ragtime and Master Class alum, hosted by her Private Practice co-star Taye Diggs and Phylicia Rashad, who starred alongside McDonald in A ...

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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Judith Light, Caissie Levy & More Join Drama League's Tribute to Audra McDonald

Judith Light, Caissie Levy & More Join Drama League's Tribute to Audra McDonald

A new crop of stars has been added to the Drama League's 29th annual Musical Celebration of Broadway gala, honoring five-time Tony winner Audra McDonald. Hosted by McDonald's former Private Practice co-star Taye Diggs and her Raisin in the Sun castmate Phylicia Rashad, the event will be held at the Pierre Hotel on February 11.

Newly announced celebrity guests include Judith ...

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Jeremy Jordan, Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Set for MCC’s 2013 Miscast Gala Honoring Judith Light

 Jeremy Jordan, Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Set for MCC’s 2013 Miscast Gala Honoring Judith Light

Tony nominees Jeremy Jordan and Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and more are among the stars slated to perform at Miscast 2013, MCC’s annual gala featuring actors performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. Victor Garber will host the one-night-only extravaganza at the Hammerstein Ballroom on March 4, which will honor Tony winner Judith Light (Other Desert ...

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Jeremy Shamos & More Join Cast of MTC's The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light and Jessica Hecht

Jeremy Shamos & More Join Cast of MTC's The Assembled Parties, Starring Judith Light and Jessica Hecht

Jeremy Shamos, Mark Blum and Sam Robards will join previously announced cast members Jessica Hecht and Judith Light in Richard Greenberg's The Assembled Parties. The Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production will begin previews on March 19, 2013 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Opening night is set for April 17. 

Directed by Lynne Meadows,The Assembled Parties centers ...

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Judith Light Signs on for TNT's Dallas Reboot as a Mysterious 'Controlling Battle Axe'

Judith Light Signs on for TNT's Dallas Reboot as a Mysterious 'Controlling Battle Axe'

Fresh off scoring a Tony for Other Desert Cities, Judith Light is ready to cause drama among another affluent family. The Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner is heading to Southfork as part of the cast of TNT’s hit Dallas reboot, TVLine reports. Light will play an unnamed "authoritative and controlling battle axe who will fight to the death to ...

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