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Tracy Letts' Man From Nebraska, Starring Reed Birney, Extends at Second Stage

Tracy Letts' Man From Nebraska, Starring Reed Birney, Extends at Second Stage

The critically praised New York debut of Tracy Letts’ Man From Nebraska, starring Tony winner Reed Birney and Annette O’Toole, will get a two-week extension at Second Stage, through March 26. The off-Broadway production, directed by David Cromer, opened on February 15 and was originally scheduled to close on March 12.

Man From Nebraska centers on Ken (Birney), a middle-aged ...

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Tickets Now On Sale to See Tony Winner Reed Birney in Off-Broadway's Man from Nebraska

Tickets Now On Sale to See Tony Winner Reed Birney in Off-Broadway's Man from Nebraska

Tickets are now available to catch Tony winner Reed Birney in Tracy Letts' Man from Nebraska off-Broadway. Helmed by David Cromer, the play will also feature Oscar nominee Annette O'Toole, stepping in for J. Smith-Cameron who, as previously reported, has departed the off-Broadway staging due to scheduling conflicts. The Second Stage production will begin performances at the Tony Kiser Theatre ...

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And It's Not Even Thanksgiving! The Humans' Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell Are Taking Your Questions

And It's Not Even Thanksgiving! The Humans' Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell Are Taking Your Questions

It's been a big year for Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell, who took home Tonys for their respective roles and stirring performances in Stephen Karam's Tony-winning play The Humans. After recently relocating to Broadway's Schoenfeld Theatre, the onstage couple will play a round of Ask a Star at Broadway.com HQ! Want to ask about performing in the production's new ...

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The Humans Family Steps Out to Celebrate Tony Nominees Jayne Houdyshell & Reed Birney's Sardi's Portraits

The Humans Family Steps Out to Celebrate Tony Nominees Jayne Houdyshell & Reed Birney's Sardi's Portraits

With six Tony Award nominations, The Humans' cast and creative team have much to celebrate. The stars, scribe Stephen Karam and director Joe Montello recently assembled at Sardi's Restaurant as Tony nominees Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney were honored with caricatures. The Theater District institution's owner Max Klimavicius presented the pair with their portraits. Houdyshell's Broadway credits include Fish ...

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Squigs Celebrates the Broadway Opening of Stephen Karam's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell

Squigs Celebrates the Broadway Opening of Stephen Karam's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell

Family tensions reach boiling point over Thanksgiving in off-Broadway hit The Humans, which will officially open on the Main Stem on February 18. Written by Stephen Karam and directed by Joe Mantello, the play is running at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

To celebrate, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned the above portrait of the cast. There's Reed Birney ...

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Stephen Karam's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell, Begins Performances on Broadway

Stephen Karam's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell, Begins Performances on Broadway

After a slight delay thanks to snowstorm Jonas, off-Broadway hit The Humans will begin performances on the Main Stem on January 24. Penned by Stephen Karam, directed by Joe Mantello and starring Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell, the production will officially open on February 18 at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

The Humans follows Mr. Blake, who, after a sleepless night ...

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Tickets Now Available for Broadway Transfer of Stephen Karam’s The Humans, Starring Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell

Tickets Now Available for Broadway Transfer of Stephen Karam’s The Humans, Starring Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell

Couldn't make it to hit show The Humans off-Broadway? Never fear, tickets are now on sale for the Main Stem transfer of Stephen Karam’s play. Directed by Joe Mantello, the production, starring Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell, will begin performances on January 23, 2016. Opening night is set for February 18 at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

The Humans follows Mr ...

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Stephen Karam's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell, Will Haunt Broadway

Stephen Karam's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney & Jayne Houdyshell, Will Haunt Broadway

Stephen Karam’s The Humans, which just opened officially off-Broadway on October 25, will transfer to the Great White Way next year. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the production will play Broadway in early spring 2016, with the cast from the current Roundabout production—including Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell—intact.

In addition to Birney and Houdyshell, the company includes Arian Moayed as ...

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Casting Switcheroo for Roundabout's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney, Off-Broadway

Casting Switcheroo for Roundabout's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney, Off-Broadway

A bit of a shakeup at Roundabout's off-Broadway premiere of Stephen Karam’s The Humans, starring Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell. Arian Moayed will now play Richard instead of Greg Keller and Lauren Klein will take on the role of Fiona “Momo” Blake, replacing Joyce Van Patten.

Joe Mantello will direct the production as part of Roundabout’s New Play Initiative. Performances ...

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Tickets Now Available for Stephen Karam's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell

Tickets Now Available for Stephen Karam's The Humans, Starring Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell

Tickets are now on sale for the off-Broadway premiere of Stephen Karam’s The Humans. The production, directed by Tony winner Joe Mantello, begins previews on September 30 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. Tony nominees Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell are set to star in the drama, which opens on October 25 ...

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Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell & More Tapped for Stephen Karam's The Humans Off-Broadway

Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell & More Tapped for Stephen Karam's The Humans Off-Broadway

Tony nominees Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell (who can currently be seen in Fish in the Dark) will star in the off-Broadway premiere of Stephen Karam’s The Humans. Joe Mantello will direct the production as part of Roundabout’s New Play Initiative. Performances will begin on September 30 at off-Broadway’s Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center. It ...

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Betty Gilpin & Reed Birney on Reviews with Teeth & the 'Weird But Wonderful' I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard

Betty Gilpin & Reed Birney on Reviews with Teeth & the 'Weird But Wonderful' I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard

From King Lear to Wicked, theater has always explored dysfunctional father-daughter relationships—but few are as psychologically disturbing as the co-dependent bond between an explosive alcoholic playwright and his impressionable actress daughter in Halley Feiffer’s I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard. Directed by Trip Cullman, the world premiere at the Atlantic Theater Company features Tony nominee Reed Birney as David ...

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Video! Reed Birney on Halley Feiffer's Bleak but Funny I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard

Video! Reed Birney on Halley Feiffer's Bleak but Funny I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard

Reed Birney talks about the dark humor and nightmarish sadness in Halley Feiiffer's new play, I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard.

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I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard, Starring Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin, Extends Off-Broadway

I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard, Starring Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin, Extends Off-Broadway

I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard, starring Tony nominee Reed Birney and Nurse Jackie’s Betty Gilpin, has extended off-Broadway through March 1; it had previously been set to play a limited engagement through February 15. The show, which explores the eternal struggle of parents and kids finding common ground, is written by Halley Feiffer and directed by Trip ...

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Photos! It’s a Family Affair For I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard Stars Betty Gilpin & Reed Birney on Opening Night

Photos! It’s a Family Affair For I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard Stars Betty Gilpin & Reed Birney on Opening Night
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Click for photos from the opening night of Halley Feiffer's I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard at Jake's Saloon. See the Atlantic Theater Company production through February 15, 2015 at Atlantic Stage 2.

I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard, Starring Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin, Opens Off-Broadway

I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard, Starring Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin, Opens Off-Broadway

I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard, starring Tony nominee Reed Birney and Nurse Jackie’s Betty Gilpin, officially opens on January 20. The show, which explores the eternal struggle of parents and kids finding common ground, is written by Halley Feiffer and directed by Trip Cullman.

The Atlantic Theater Company production follows Ella (Gilpin), a precocious and fiercely competitive ...

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I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard, Starring Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin, Begins Performances Off-Broadway

I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard, Starring Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin, Begins Performances Off-Broadway

I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard, starring Tony nominee Reed Birney and Nurse Jackie’s Betty Gilpin, starts preview performances on January 7. The show, which explores the eternal struggle of parents and kids finding common ground, is written by Halley Feiffer and directed by Trip Cullman. The Atlantic Theater Company production will officially open on January 20.

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Tickets Now Available to See Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin in I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard Off-Broadway

Tickets Now Available to See Reed Birney & Betty Gilpin in I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard Off-Broadway

Tickets are now on sale to see Tony nominee Reed Birney and Nurse Jackie’s Betty Gilpin in I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard. The show, which will explore the eternal struggle of parents and kids finding common ground, is written by Halley Feiffer and directed by Trip Cullman. The Atlantic Theater Company production will begin previews off-Broadway on ...

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Tony Nominee Reed Birney & Nurse Jackie's Betty Gilpin Set for I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard Off-Broadway

Tony Nominee Reed Birney & Nurse Jackie's Betty Gilpin Set for I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard Off-Broadway

Tony nominee Reed Birney and Nurse Jackie’s Betty Gilpin will explore the eternal struggle of parents and kids finding common ground in I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard. Written by Halley Feiffer and directed by Trip Cullman, the Atlantic Theater Company production will begin previews off-Broadway on January 7, 2015 and officially open on January 20. The world ...

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What Album Did Casa Valentina Tony Nominee Reed Birney Listen to a Lot as a Kid?

What Album Did Casa Valentina Tony Nominee Reed Birney Listen to a Lot as a Kid?

Casa Valentina Tony nominee Reed Birney reveals how much of his acceptance speech is written, the key to nailing his part and the craziest thing he ever did at an audition.

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Photos! Idina Menzel, Andy Karl, Neil Patrick Harris & More Stars Align at the 2014 Tony Honors Reception

Photos! Idina Menzel, Andy Karl, Neil Patrick Harris & More Stars Align at the 2014 Tony Honors Reception
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It’s Tony time! Idina Menzel, Ramin Karimloo, Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Karl and more Tony-nominated stars salute Joseph P. Benincasa, Joan Marcus and Charlotte Wilcox, the recipients of the 2014 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre. Click to see the celebration at the Paramount Hotel on June 2, 2014!

Reed Birney’s Photo Stash! The Casa Valentina Star Shows Off the Wig, Purse & Pills He Needs to Become Charlotte

Reed Birney’s Photo Stash! The Casa Valentina Star Shows Off the Wig, Purse & Pills He Needs to Become Charlotte

Reed Birney has tackled plenty of diverse roles over his four-decade career, but you've neer seen him like this before! The veteran stage and screen star is trying heels and a wig on for size in Harvey Fierstein's new play Casa Valentina, and he recently snagged a Tony nomination for his acclaimed portrayal of scheming crossdresser Charlotte. But Birney can't ...

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Party with the 2014 Tony Nominees! Photos From the Star-Studded Reception at the Paramount Hotel

Party with the 2014 Tony Nominees! Photos From the Star-Studded Reception at the Paramount Hotel
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Now that Tony nominations have been announced, it’s time to party! Click for photos of the 2014 Tony nominees all together for the first time at the Paramount Hotel in New York City on April 30.

The Catskills Can Be Such a Drag...Casa Valentina Opens On Broadway

The Catskills Can Be Such a Drag...Casa Valentina Opens On Broadway

Hey, fellas! Pack up your dresses and eyeshadow, because Harvey Fierstein’s Casa Valentina celebrates its Broadway opening on April 23 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The Manhattan Theatre Club production, under the direction of Joe Mantello, stars Gabriel Ebert, John Cullum, Patrick Page, Reed Birney and Mare Winningham.

To commemorate the play’s opening night, Broadway.com resident artist Justin ...

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They're All Dolled Up! Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina Begins Performances on Broadway

They're All Dolled Up! Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina Begins Performances on Broadway

Looking for an upstate escape? Try this one on for size. The Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of Tony winner Harvey Fierstein’s new play Casa Valentina begins preview performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 1. The all-star cast is directed by Joe Mantello and includes Gabriel Ebert, John Cullum, Patrick Page, Reed Birney and Mare Winningham. Opening night ...

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