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Sophie Okonedo, Ben Whishaw, Saoirse Ronan & More Begin Performances in The Crucible

Sophie Okonedo, Ben Whishaw, Saoirse Ronan & More Begin Performances in The Crucible

A starry revival of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible begins performances on March 1. Directed by Ivo van Hove, whose work was last seen on Broadway in Miller's A View From the Bridge, The Crucible officially opens on March 31 at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

The cast will also include Olivier nominee Ben Whishaw, Tony winner Sophie Okonedo, Oscar nominee ...

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Tickets Now On Sale for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, Starring Ben Whishaw & Sophie Okonedo

Tickets Now On Sale for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, Starring Ben Whishaw & Sophie Okonedo

Tickets are now available for the upcoming production of Arthur Miller’s classic The Crucible. The drama, directed by Ivo van Hove and led by Ben Whishaw and Tony winner Sophie Okonedo, will begin previews on February 29, 2016 at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre. Opening night is scheduled for April 7.

Miller wrote The Crucible to parallel the McCarthyism of the ...

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The Crucible, Starring Sophie Okonedo & Ben Whishaw, Finds Broadway Home; Full Cast Set

The Crucible, Starring Sophie Okonedo & Ben Whishaw, Finds Broadway Home; Full Cast Set

The upcoming production of Arthur Miller’s classic The Crucible has found a new home. The drama, directed by Ivo van Hove and led by Ben Whishaw and Tony winner Sophie Okonedo, will play Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre. Performances are set to begin on February 29, 2016 with opening night scheduled for April 7.

Miller wrote The Crucible to parallel the ...

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Sophie Okonedo, Ciaran Hinds, Ben Whishaw & Saoirse Ronan Set for The Crucible Revival

Sophie Okonedo, Ciaran Hinds, Ben Whishaw & Saoirse Ronan Set for The Crucible Revival

Tony winner Sophie Okonedo, Game of Thrones' Ciaran Hinds, James Bond star Ben Whishaw and Saoirse Ronan have all been tapped for a revival of The Crucible on Broadway. Ivo van Hove (whose A View From The Bridge—also by Arthur Miller—will bow this fall) will direct. The production will begin previews on February 29, 2016, with opening night set ...

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Tony-Winning A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington, Recoups Broadway Investment

Tony-Winning A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington, Recoups Broadway Investment

Hot off the heels of winning the Tony for Best Revival of a Play, A Raisin in the Sun has announced that it has recouped its entire capitalization. The show, directed by Kenny Leon and starring Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo and Anika Noni Rose, began previews on March 8 and opened on April 3. It will play ...

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Odds & Ends: Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch, See Queen Perform at We Will Rock You's Last Show & More

Odds & Ends: Judi Dench Joins Benedict Cumberbatch, See Queen Perform at We Will Rock You's Last Show & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Benedict Cumberbatch Ambushes Judi Dench
As if we needed any more reasons to love Benedict Cumberbatch. The Sherlock star asked Tony and Oscar winner Dame Judi Dench in the middle of a Shakespeare masterclass: "Would you like to be in Richard III with me?" According to The Daily ...

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Tony Nominee Sophie Okonedo Will Star Opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hollow Crown

Tony Nominee Sophie Okonedo Will Star Opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in The Hollow Crown

We're not at all jealous about this. 2014 Tony nominee Sophie Okonedo will play Queen Margaret opposite Benedict Cumberbatch’s previously reported Richard III in the next series of The Hollow Crown. According to Variety, the Shakespeare adaptations, directed by Dominic Cooke for for the BBC, will shoot from late September through early 2015.

Queen Margaret is the wife of Henry ...

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Opening Night! Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun on Bringing the Powerful Drama Home

Opening Night! Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun on Bringing the Powerful Drama Home

Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose and the all-star cast of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun celebrate opening night of the new revival on April 3, 2014.

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A Raisin in the Sun Comes Home! Celebrate Opening Night with Denzel Washington & the Cast

A Raisin in the Sun Comes Home! Celebrate Opening Night with Denzel Washington & the Cast
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The Younger family is back on the boards! The new revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun opened April 3, 2014 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, starring Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo and Anika Noni Rose. Click for photos of the festivities!

Welcome, Younger Family! A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington, Opens on Broadway

Welcome, Younger Family! A Raisin in the Sun, Starring Denzel Washington, Opens on Broadway

The widely anticipated Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun opens on April 3 at the Barrymore Theatre with a cast led by two-time Oscar and Tony winner Denzel Washington and under the direction of Kenny Leon. To celebrate the opening of the new production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic, Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this portrait ...

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