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Opening Night Photos of Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall

Opening Night Photos of Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall
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Sophie Treadwell's Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, opens at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre on January 16, 2014.

Squigs Sketches the Shocking Scandal of Sophie Treadwell's Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall

Squigs Sketches the Shocking Scandal of Sophie Treadwell's Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall

Broadway.com's resident artist Justin "Squigs" Robertson recently ventured to Roundabout Theatre Company's American Airlines Theatre to sketch Rebecca Hall, Michael Cumpsty and Morgan Spector, the stars of Sophie Treadwell's play, Machinal. Written in 1928 and based on the true story of the life and death of Ruth Snyder, Treadwell’s intricate, sticky cobweb of a play ...

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Sophie Treadwell's Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall, Opens on Broadway

Sophie Treadwell's Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall, Opens on Broadway

The Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, will officially open on Broadway on January 16. Directed by Lyndsey Turner, the Sophie Treadwell play will run at the American Airlines Theatre.

Inspired by the infamous 1927 murder trial of Ruth Snyder, Machinal tells the story of a Young Woman who works as a stenographer in the industrial ...

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Get an Eerie First Look at Broadway’s Murderous Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall

Get an Eerie First Look at Broadway’s Murderous Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall
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Stenographer-turned-murderer Ruth Snyder is resurrected on Broadway in the haunting drama Machinal, a 1928 play by Sophie Treadwell inspired by Snyder’s true-life story. We’ve got a haunting first look at Roundabout Theatre Company's revival at the American Airlines Theatre, starring Rebecca Hall, Suzanne Bertish, Michael Cumpsty and Morgan Spector. Directed by Lyndsey Turner, Machinal tells the story ...

Hugh Jackman Almost Wasn't Wolverine, Bette Midler Used to Be a Real Monster & More Lessons of the Week

Hugh Jackman Almost Wasn't Wolverine, Bette Midler Used to Be a Real Monster & More Lessons of the Week

Another week has come and gone on the Great White Way, and as always, we've scoured the recent crop of headlines to deliver the most important lessons we learned. Before scouring the Black Friday sales circulars, feast your eyes on these valuable tidbits!


A Monsoon Is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Hugh Jackman
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Rebecca Hall and the Cast of Roundabout's Machinal Meet the Press

Rebecca Hall and the Cast of Roundabout's Machinal Meet the Press
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Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall (The Town, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) is about to make her Broadway debut in Roundabout Theatre Company's first-ever of Great White Way revival of Sophie Treadwell's Machinal. Co-starring The Winslow Boy's Michael Cumpsty, Morgan Spector and Olivier Award winner Suzanne Bertish, the play is inspired by the 1927 murder trial and execution of ...

Rebecca Hall & the Cast of Broadway's Machinal Tell the Crushing True Story Behind the Tense Drama

Rebecca Hall & the Cast of Broadway's Machinal Tell the Crushing True Story Behind the Tense Drama

The Roundabout's revival of Sophie Treadwell's Machinal is hitting Broadway this winter, so we chatted with stars Rebecca Hall, Michael Cumpsty, Morgan Spector and more to find out why this shocking real-life story makes for great drama.

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Complete Cast Announced for Roundabout Theatre Company's Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall

Complete Cast Announced for Roundabout Theatre Company's Machinal, Starring Rebecca Hall

Tony nominees Suzanne Bertish (The Moliére Comedies) and Michael Cumpsty (End of the Rainbow), Morgan Spector (Harvey) and more will round out the complete cast of Roundabout's revival of Machinal, written by Sophie Treadwell. Starring previously announced Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall, this dramatic tale of murder and execution, directed by Lyndsey Turner, begins previews at Broadway's ...

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Roger Rees, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio & the Cast of The Winslow Boy Ring In a Resplendent Opening Night

Roger Rees, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio & the Cast of The Winslow Boy Ring In a Resplendent Opening Night
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Edwardian-era England turns up on a Broadway stage in Roundabout Theater Company’s revival of The Winslow Boy, the Terrence Rattigan drama about a father's fight to clear his son's name after the boy is expelled from his naval academy after being accused of stealing. Roger Rees leads the cast as the determined Arthur, alongside Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ...

Head to the Royal Naval College with Footage of Rogers Rees in The Winslow Boy

Head to the Royal Naval College with Footage of Rogers Rees in The Winslow Boy

Roger Rees, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Michael Cumpsty lead the Broadway revival of The Winslow Boy, Terence Rattigan's drama about a Navy cadet who's accused of theft. Check out clips of this intense play.

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