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Margaret Colin on Why Audiences Will Empathize with the 'Trauma' of Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby

Margaret Colin on Why Audiences Will Empathize with the 'Trauma' of Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby

The American premiere of Dennis Kelly's intense docu-drama Taking Care of Baby is now off-Broadway. Star Margaret Colin explains why audience members are in for a surprise when they see MTC's production of this "experimental" play.

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Dennis Kelly's Drama Taking Care of Baby, Starring Margaret Colin & Reed Birney, Opens Off-Broadway

Dennis Kelly's Drama Taking Care of Baby, Starring Margaret Colin & Reed Birney, Opens Off-Broadway

The American premiere of Tony winner Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby, a provocative drama that explores the elusive nature of truth and the depths people will go to expose it, officially opens November 19 at New York City Center—Stage II. Directed by Erica Schmidt, the MTC production, starring Margaret Colin and Reed Birney, is scheduled to run through December ...

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McKellen & Stewart Are Waiting, Ethan Hawke Kills & Broadway Stars Hunger in This Week’s Datebook

McKellen & Stewart Are Waiting, Ethan Hawke Kills & Broadway Stars Hunger in This Week’s Datebook

Cancel all your plans, call up the babysitter and put on your cutest outfit, because this week in show biz is full of opportunities for steppin' out! Two of the most revered actors in the world open in Waiting for Godot and No Man’s Land, Sarah Jessica Parker returns to off-Broadway and Ethan Hawke has a bloody Broadway return in ...

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Take a Transfixing First Look at Margaret Colin & Reed Birney in Dennis Kelly's Drama Taking Care of Baby

Take a Transfixing First Look at Margaret Colin & Reed Birney in Dennis Kelly's Drama Taking Care of Baby
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Taking Care of Baby, Tony winner Dennis Kelly's psychological drama, has arrived at off-Broadway’s New York City Center Stage II. We've got a first look at stars Margaret Colin, Reed Birney, Amelia Campbell, Kristen Bush, Francois Battiste, Michael Crane, Ethan Phillips and Zach Shaffer in the documentary-style play. Directed by Erica Schmidt, Taking Care of Baby centers on Donna McAuliffe (Bush ...

MTC's Taking Care of Baby, Starring Margaret Colin & Reed Birney, Begins Performances Off-Broadway

MTC's Taking Care of Baby, Starring Margaret Colin & Reed Birney, Begins Performances Off-Broadway
Tony winner Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby begins previews on November 5 at Manhattan Theatre Club's New York City Center—Stage II. Directed by Erica Schmidt, the American premiere production, starring Margaret Colin and Reed Birney, is scheduled to run through December 8, with opening night set for November 19.

In addition to Colin as Lynn Barrie and Birney as ...
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Casting Complete for MTC's Taking Care of Baby, Starring Margaret Colin & Reed Birney

Casting Complete for MTC's Taking Care of Baby, Starring Margaret Colin & Reed Birney

Casting is now complete for the American premiere of Tony winner Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby. Manhattan Theatre Club's off-Broadway production, starring Margaret Colin and Reed Birney, will begin a five-week limited engagement on November 5 at New York City Center—Stage II. Directed by Erica Schmidt, the drama will officially open on November 19.

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Margaret Colin and Reed Birney to Headline Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby at Manhattan Theatre Club

Margaret Colin and Reed Birney to Headline Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby at Manhattan Theatre Club

Stage favorites Reed Birney and Margaret Colin will star in the American premiere of Tony winner Dennis Kelly's Taking Care of Baby, the latest addition to Manhattan Theatre Club's 2013-14 off-Broadway season. Directed by Erica Schmidt, the drama will begin a five-week limited engagement on November 5 at New York City Center—Stage II. Opening night is set for November 19 ...

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Cheers! Cocktails, Candles & Grits Keep Margaret Colin Feeling ‘Fabulous’ Backstage at The Columnist

Cheers! Cocktails, Candles & Grits Keep Margaret Colin Feeling ‘Fabulous’ Backstage at The Columnist

Margaret Colin, who plays John Lithgow’s buttoned-up wife in The Columnist, breaks loose when she steps offstage! Colin shows off the dried flowers, grits and liquor-laced Kombucha that make her dressing room to die for!

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The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Receives Third and Final Extension

The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Receives Third and Final Extension

David Auburn’s The Columnist has extended its run at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for the third time. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play will now end its limited engagement on July 8. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, The Columnist opened on April 25 and was originally scheduled to conclude its run July 1.

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Squigs Pens a Newsworthy Portrait of John Lithgow in The Columnist

Squigs Pens a Newsworthy Portrait of John Lithgow in The Columnist

David Auburn’s political drama The Columnist stars 2012 Tony nominee John Lithgow as Joseph Alsop, a king among columnists, beloved, feared and courted in equal measure in the early 1960s. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson took a seat at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre to capture Lithgow as Alsop along with (from top) Margaret Colin as Susan Mary ...

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The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Extends Run For Second Time

The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Extends Run For Second Time

David Auburn’s The Columnist has extended its run at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for the second time. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play, which was scheduled to run through June 24, will now end its limited engagement on July 1. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, The Columnist opened on April 25.

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Watch John Lithgow and the Stars of The Columnist Wield the Power of the Press on Opening Night!

 Watch John Lithgow and the Stars of The Columnist Wield the Power of the Press on Opening Night!

It was a newsworthy opening night on April 25 as the stars of The Columnist proved they had the write stuff at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in front of a starry crowd. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, Tony winner Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin, Grace Gummer and Brian J. Smith dazzled as they brought to ...

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John Lithgow and the Stars of The Columnist Make Headlines on Opening Night

John Lithgow and the Stars of The Columnist Make Headlines on Opening Night
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The news was sensational indeed as The Columnist celebrated opening night April 25 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow and directed by Daniel Sullivan, the political drama from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Auburn tells the story of Joseph Alsop, a man who was beloved, feared ...

Was The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Newsworthy for Our Word of Mouth Panelists?

Was The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Newsworthy for Our Word of Mouth Panelists?

The world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist is making headlines at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow in the title role of Joseph Alsop, the play paints a portrait of the powerful political columnist who is beloved and berated, often in equal measure. Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Scott, Matthew and John ...

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Breaking News! The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Opens On Broadway

Breaking News! The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Opens On Broadway

The world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist celebrates its opening night April 25 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow and directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play ends its limited engagement on June 24.


A slew of guests are expected to attend the opening performance including Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Jane Curtin ...

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This Just In! Take a Video First Look at John Lithgow in The Columnist

This Just In! Take a Video First Look at John Lithgow in The Columnist

In Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist, feared and revered social scribe Joseph Alsop is accustomed to exposing the truth, but the man uncovering the secrets of Washington’s elite may be harboring the biggest secret of them all. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, David Auburn’s political drama stars two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow in the title role and also features Tony ...

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The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Extends Before Opening

The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Extends Before Opening

David Auburn’s The Columnist has extended its run at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play, which was scheduled to run through June 17, will now end its limited engagement on June 24. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, The Columnist officially opens April 25.



Set at a time when columnists are kings ...

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Extra! Extra! Watch John Lithgow, Margaret Colin, Boyd Gaines & Co. Spread the News of The Columnist

Extra! Extra! Watch John Lithgow, Margaret Colin, Boyd Gaines & Co. Spread the News of The Columnist

Two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin, Tony nominee Stephen Kunken and Grace Gummer are making headlines in  The Columnist. David Auburn's new play tells the story of Joseph Alsop, a man that was once the most powerful and feared journalist in the country. The stars joined the playwright as well as director Daniel ...

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The Columnist’s John Lithgow, Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin & More Meet the Press

The Columnist’s John Lithgow, Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin & More Meet the Press
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The dizzying and dazzling 1960s political world, where journalists were kings, is brought to life as the world premiere of The Columnist readies to make headlines on the Great White Way. Two-time Tony winner John Lithgow, who stars as the beloved and feared Joseph Alsop, was joined by four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin, Tony nominee Stephen Kunken ...

Boyd Gaines and Margaret Colin Join John Lithgow for Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist

Boyd Gaines and Margaret Colin Join John Lithgow for Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist

Boyd Gaines and Margaret Colin will join previously announced star John Lithgow in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist. The play will now begin previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 4 and open on April 25, directed by Daniel Sullivan.



The Columnist is set in mid-century America, when columnists are kings and Joseph ...

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Gossip Girl's Margaret Colin, Ann Harada, Mary Testa & More Headed to Love, Loss and What I Wore

Gossip Girl's Margaret Colin, Ann Harada, Mary Testa & More Headed to Love, Loss and What I Wore

Spotted: Gossip Girl's Margaret Colin, Avenue Q vet Ann Harada, Broadway regular Mary Testa, 30 Rock actress Anita Gillette and Pauletta Washington will join upcoming casts of the off-Broadway hit Love, Loss and What I Wore. The show, written by Nora and Delia Ephron, continues its run at the Westside Theatre.

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Justin Long, Margaret Colin & More to Play Leading Roles at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Justin Long, Margaret Colin & More to Play Leading Roles at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Rising screen actor Justin Long (He’s Just Not That Into You) and Broadway and TV vet Margaret Colin (Gossip Girl) will headline upcoming productions at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts. Long has been cast in the world premiere of Mat Smart’s Samuel J. and K. on the Nikos Stage (July 7-18), directed by Justin Waldman. Colin will play Ouisa ...

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Margaret Colin to Star in A Body of Water at Primary Stages

Margaret Colin, David Rasche and Laura Odeh will star in Primary Stages' New York premiere of Lee Blessing's A Body of Water. Previews begin at 59E59 Theaters on September 30 for a limited engagement opening October 14, and running through November 9, directed by Maria Mileaf.

A Body of Water tells the story of Avis Colin and Moss Rasche, who ...

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