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Photos! Linda Lavin, Jennifer Westfeldt & the Cast of Too Much Sun Celebrate a Scorching Opening Night

Photos! Linda Lavin, Jennifer Westfeldt & the Cast of Too Much Sun Celebrate a Scorching Opening Night
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Celebrate the official opening night of Nicky Silver’s Too Much Sun, starring Linda Lavin, Jennifer Westfeldt, Ken Barnett, Richard Bekins, Matt Dellapina and Matt Dickson. Click for photos from the festivities at the Vineyard Theatre!

Nicky Silver's Too Much Sun, Starring Tony Winner Linda Lavin, Opens Off-Broadway

Nicky Silver's Too Much Sun, Starring Tony Winner Linda Lavin, Opens Off-Broadway

Too Much Sun: something we never thought we’d say after this winter. The world premiere of Nicky Silver’s play celebrates its official opening night on May 18 at the Vineyard Theatre. The show stars Tony winner Linda Lavin and nominee Jennifer Westfeldt.

Directed by Mark Brokaw, Too Much Sun tells the story of Audrey Langham, a celebrated actress who unravels ...

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Too Much Sun, Starring Linda Lavin, Starts Preview Performances Off-Broadway

Too Much Sun, Starring Linda Lavin, Starts Preview Performances Off-Broadway

The world premiere of Nicky Silver’s Too Much Sun, starring Tony winner Linda Lavin, begins performances at the Vineyard Theatre on May 1. The play recently announced that it has extended its run through June 22. Opening night is set for May 18.

Directed by Mark Brokaw, Too Much Sun tells the story of Audrey Langham, a celebrated actress who ...

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Nicky Silver's Too Much Sun, Starring Linda Lavin, Extends Off-Broadway Run

Nicky Silver's Too Much Sun, Starring Linda Lavin, Extends Off-Broadway Run

The world premiere of Nicky Silver’s Too Much Sun will extend its run at the Vineyard Theatre. The play, which stars Tony winner Linda Lavin and begins performances on May 1, will now run through June 22, as opposed to its originally scheduled final performance on June 8. Opening night is set for May 18.

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Jennifer Westfeldt Heads for Too Much Sun Off-Broadway; Tickets Now Available

Jennifer Westfeldt Heads for Too Much Sun Off-Broadway; Tickets Now Available

Tony nominee Jennifer Westfeldt will join the previously announced Linda Lavin in the cast for the world premiere of Nicky Silver’s Too Much Sun off-Broadway. Directed by Mark Brokaw, the play will begin performances on May 1 at the Vineyard Theatre prior to an official opening on May 18. Tickets are now available for the production.

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Tony Winner Linda Lavin to Star in the World Premiere of Nicky Silver's Too Much Sun at Vineyard Theatre

Tony Winner Linda Lavin to Star in the World Premiere of Nicky Silver's Too Much Sun at Vineyard Theatre

Tony winner Linda Lavin is set to return to the Vineyard Theatre in the world premiere of playwright Nicky Silver's new play Too Much Sun. Directed by Tony nominee Mark Brokaw, Too Much Sun will begin previews at the off-Broadway theater on May 1, 2014. Opening night is scheduled for May 20. The play reunites Lavin, Silver and Brokaw following ...

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Pilot Watch! Katie Finneran, Jonathan Groff and 15 More Broadway Stars Headed to TV This Fall

Pilot Watch! Katie Finneran, Jonathan Groff and 15 More Broadway Stars Headed to TV This Fall

Now that the major networks have announced their pilot pick-ups, the Broadway community can rejoice as as favorite stars hit the airwaves in some of this fall’s hottest new shows. Of course, they’ll be taking the place of recently cancelled series like The New Normal, Go On and Smash, all of which featured Broadway alums. But we can’t mope about ...

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Linda Lavin & John Lloyd Young to Announce Drama Desk Award Nominations; New Date Announced

Linda Lavin & John Lloyd Young to Announce Drama Desk Award Nominations; New Date Announced

Tony winners Linda Lavin and John Lloyd Young will announce the nominations for the 2013 Drama Desk Awards on April 29. The nominations were originally scheduled to be revealed on April 26, and Lavin is stepping in for the previously announced Jan Maxwell. The Drama Desk Award ceremony will take place May 19 at The Town Hall.

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Fall Plans for Harold Prince Musical Prince of Broadway, Starring LaChanze & Sierra Boggess, Scrapped

Fall Plans for Harold Prince Musical Prince of Broadway, Starring LaChanze & Sierra Boggess, Scrapped

Goodnight, Sweet Prince! The previously announced premiere of Prince of Broadway, a musical highlighting the career of legendary Broadway director Harold Prince, has been postponed indefinitely due to scheduling conflicts. Originally slated to open during the fall of 2012, the production was pushed back to the fall of 2013. No new premiere dates have been announced.

Co-directed by Prince and ...

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Linda Lavin to Play Sean Hayes’ Mom in New NBC Pilot

Linda Lavin to Play Sean Hayes’ Mom in New NBC Pilot

Alice and Jack are coming together on TV! Tony winner Linda Lavin has signed on to play Sean Hayes' mother in an untitled NBC pilot, according to Deadline.com.

Lavin will join Hayes (Promises, Promises, Will & Grace, Smash) in the new multi-camera comedy by Victor Fresco (My Name is Earl, Better Off Ted). Directed by James Burrows, the sitcom pilot ...

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Exclusive! Go Backstage with Laura Osnes, Victoria Clark & Linda Lavin at Cinderella’s First Broadway Preview

Exclusive! Go Backstage with Laura Osnes, Victoria Clark & Linda Lavin at Cinderella’s First Broadway Preview
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Fifty-six years after it premiered on television, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella finally arrives on Broadway! Starring Tony nominee Laura Osnes as the title character, Cinderella features a reimagined book by Douglas Carter Beane and co-stars Santino Fontana as Prince Topher and Victoria Clark as Ella’s fairy godmother, Marie. The musical played its first performance at the Broadway Theatre on ...

Linda Lavin Spills About Her Audra McDonald Dream, Annie Get Your Gun Influence & Bossa Nova Boogie

Linda Lavin Spills About Her Audra McDonald Dream, Annie Get Your Gun Influence & Bossa Nova Boogie

Tony and Golden Globe winner Linda Lavin returns to 54 Below with a second offering of her sold-out concert, Possibilities. Lavin (best known for her performances in TV’s Alice, as well as Broadway’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers, The Lyons and Gypsy) takes the stage January 8 through 12. Below, she talks about the icons who have influenced ...

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Norbert Leo Butz Lets Loose, John Lloyd Young Heads Back to Jersey & Broadway Has a Picnic in This Week’s Datebook

Norbert Leo Butz Lets Loose, John Lloyd Young Heads Back to Jersey & Broadway Has a Picnic in This Week’s Datebook

It's officially January, which means that there's a whole month of resolution making (and breaking) and, of course, exciting Broadway events ahead of us! Read on to see what we've picked as the cream of the crop from the week ahead, which includes opening nights for The Other Place and Picnic, a thrilling Jersey Boys return and a surfeit of ...

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Molly Ringwald, Michael Cerveris, Andrea McArdle & More to Kick Off 54 Below's 2013 Schedule

Molly Ringwald, Michael Cerveris, Andrea McArdle & More to Kick Off 54 Below's 2013 Schedule

54 Below is beginning 2013 with a bang! The popular Midtown nightclub announced performers for January, including Molly Ringwald, Evita's Michael Cerveris, Andrea Mcardle and other theater stars. The January lineup will include a celebration of New York City in the '70s with Donna McKechnie, the 54 Below returns of Linda Lavin and Andrea McArdle, a tip of the ...

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Jessica Chastain Can't Stand Movie Stars, Al Pacino Is F**king Raking It In and More Lessons of the Week

Jessica Chastain Can't Stand Movie Stars, Al Pacino Is F**king Raking It In and More Lessons of the Week

Before we board up the Broadway.com offices to prepare for the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, it's time to revisit another exciting week on the Great White Way! In the past seven days, we chowed down on Mama Morton's fried chicken, saw some Newsies magic tricks and dropped the F bomb with Al Pacino. What did we learn? Find out ...

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Audra McDonald, Harvey Fierstein, Raul Esparza and Linda Lavin Join Anne Hathaway’s Cabaret Concert at Joe’s Pub

Audra McDonald, Harvey Fierstein, Raul Esparza and Linda Lavin Join Anne Hathaway’s Cabaret Concert at Joe’s Pub

Broadway veterans Audra McDonald, Harvey Fierstein, Raul Esparza, Linda Lavin and more will join Oscar nominee Anne Hathaway when she takes the stage at Joe’s Pub on October 24 for the benefit concert, Perfectly Marvelous: The Songs of Cabaret with Anne Hathaway and Friends. (Clearly they weren’t kidding around when they said “and Friends!”)

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Watch Linda Lavin Get 'Swinging' at 54 Below and Hear Why She's Wild About Her Drummer

Watch Linda Lavin Get 'Swinging' at 54 Below and Hear Why She's Wild About Her Drummer

TV and stage star Linda Lavin returns to the world of New York cabaret with a new show at the swanky 54 Below. Get a preview of Lavin's eclectic set and find out why she has the hots for her drummer.

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The Ladies Who Belt: Julia Murney, Marin Mazzie, Patti LuPone and More Will Play 54 Below in September

The Ladies Who Belt: Julia Murney, Marin Mazzie, Patti LuPone and More Will Play 54 Below in September

54 Below, the swanky theater disctrict nightclub, announced additional acts for its August roster (including the new show Sondheim Unplugged!) and a star-studded lineup to kick off the fall. In September, the 160-seat space will welcome Broadway leading ladies Marin Mazzie, Julia Murney, Eden Espinosa, Linda Lavin and the return engagement of Patti LuPone. A full list of the September ...

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Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury & More Join Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore for Broadway Barks!

Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury & More Join Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore for Broadway Barks!

Broadway Barks!, the annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event hosted by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, will take place July 14 in Shubert Alley. Sponsored by the ASPCA, proceeds from Broadway Barks! benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. The 14th annual Broadway Barks! begins at 3:30 PM with the celebrity presentations beginning at 5 ...

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The Lyons, Starring Linda Lavin, to Close on Broadway

The Lyons, Starring Linda Lavin, to Close on Broadway

Nicky Silver’s comedy The Lyons has set a July 1 closing date at Broadway's Cort Theatre. Directed by Mark Brokaw and starring 2012 Tony nominee Linda Lavin, the comedy will have played a total of 21 previews and 80 regular performances at the time of closing.

The Lyons stars Lavin as Rita Lyons, the indomitable matriarch of a family at ...

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Corbin Bleu, Jessie Mueller & More Have a Headbanging Good Time at Rock of Ages Movie Screening

Corbin Bleu, Jessie Mueller & More Have a Headbanging Good Time at Rock of Ages Movie Screening
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On June 11, Broadway headed to the movies! Corbin Bleu, Linda Lavin, Paul Nolan and more joined the cast of Broadway's Rock of Ages at the Regal E-Walk Stadium Theatre in Times Square to see a preview screening of the new Rock of Ages movie. Based on the hit '80s jukebox tuner of the same name, Rock of Ages stars ...

Coconut Water and 10-Inch Heels: 2012 Tony Nominees Share Awards Season Survival Tips

Coconut Water and 10-Inch Heels: 2012 Tony Nominees Share Awards Season Survival Tips

Broadway’s brightest stars make waltzing down the red carpet look easy, but it’s tough to stay healthy (and gorgeous!) during awards season while playing a Newsie, the president of Argentina, a psychic or Judy Garland eight times a week. Now that the pre-Tony events are in full swing, even new nominees have become old pros at attending lavish, star-studded and exhausting ...

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Here’s to the Girls on the Go! Linda Lavin Welcomes Cindy Adams and Barbara Walters to The Lyons

Here’s to the Girls on the Go! Linda Lavin Welcomes Cindy Adams and Barbara Walters to The Lyons

Two iconic women in media, gossip maven Cindy Adams and TV journalist Barbara Walters, dropped by the Cort Theatre to check out Linda Lavin’s Tony-nominated performance in Nicky Silver’s hilarious new comedy The Lyons. After being shocked, amused and moved, the ladies made their way backstage to pay respects to the master, Ms. Lavin. She welcomed the two powerful ...

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Hal Prince Musical Prince of Broadway Shifts Start Date to 2013

Hal Prince Musical Prince of Broadway Shifts Start Date to 2013

Prince of Broadway, the previously announced musical highlighting the career of legendary Broadway director Hal Prince, has postponed its Broadway run until the fall of 2013. Co-directed by Prince and Susan Stroman and choreographed by Stroman, the production originally planned to open during the fall of 2012. No exact dates or theater have been announced at this time. 

The ...

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Secrets of the Tony Nominees! Which Nominee is The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Rooting For?

Secrets of the Tony Nominees! Which Nominee is The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Rooting For?

As the excitement builds for the 2012 Tony Awards, Broadway.com is presenting a series of exclusive video features in which your favorite nominated stars spill secrets about themselves, their stage faves and their preparation for Broadway's big night. Today's nominee is the incomparable Linda Lavin, who picked up her sixth Tony nomination as ruthless matriarch Rita Lyons in Nicky ...

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