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Photos! Raise a Toast to Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick & the Star-Packed Cast of It's Only a Play

Photos! Raise a Toast to Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick & the Star-Packed Cast of It's Only a Play
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It’s Only a Play had a starry opening night celebration on October 9, 2014, featuring Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, Rupert Grint, F. Murray Abraham, Stockard Channing and Micah Stock. Click for photos from the festivities at the Mariott Marquis, then catch the show at the Schoenfeld Theatre!

Photos! See Nathan Lane, Rupert Grint & the Insanely Starry Cast of It’s Only a Play

Photos! See Nathan Lane, Rupert Grint & the Insanely Starry Cast of It’s Only a Play
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Click for photos from the star-studded Broadway production of It’s Only a Play, opening October 9 at the Schoenfeld Theatre.

Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick & More Begin Broadway Previews in Star-Studded It's Only a Play

Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick & More Begin Broadway Previews in Star-Studded It's Only a Play

A whole crew of stage and screen bigwigs are ready to take the stage at the Schoenfeld Theatre on August 28, as It’s Only a Play begins performances on the Great White Way. The comedy, penned by Terrence McNally, stars Tony winners Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick and Stockard Channing, Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham, Emmy winner Megan Mullally, Harry Potter ...

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How Many Stars Can We Cram into One Video?! Meet the Cast of It's Only a Play

How Many Stars Can We Cram into One Video?! Meet the Cast of It's Only a Play

Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Rupert Grint, Stockard Channing and the rest of the super starry cast of It's Only a Play talk about opening nights, theater people and the comedy, which begins previews at the Schoenfeld Theatre on August 28.

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Photos! Rub Elbows with Matthew Broderick, Rupert Grint, Nathan Lane & the Starry Cast of It’s Only a Play

Photos! Rub Elbows with Matthew Broderick, Rupert Grint, Nathan Lane & the Starry Cast of It’s Only a Play
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It’s one bright star after the next in the new Broadway production of Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play, featuring Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Rupert Grint, Megan Mullally, Stockard Channing, F. Murray Abraham and Micah Stock. Click for photos of the cast’s breakfast meet and greet at Joe Allen on August 19, 2014, then see them in It’s Only a ...

Tickets Now On Sale to See Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Rupert Grint & the Starry Cast of It's Only a Play

Tickets Now On Sale to See Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Rupert Grint & the Starry Cast of It's Only a Play

Tickets are now available for the new production of Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play. The Jack O’Brien-helmed comedy will star Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, Rupert Grint, F. Murray Abraham and Stockard Channing. Performances begin at Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on August 28. Opening night is scheduled for October 9.

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Terrence McNally's It's Only a Play, Starring Matthew Broderick & Nathan Lane, Sets First Preview Date

Terrence McNally's It's Only a Play, Starring Matthew Broderick & Nathan Lane, Sets First Preview Date

We’re inking this date into our calendars! Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, F. Murray Abraham, Megan Mullally and Rupert Grint will begin performances in It’s Only a Play on August 28. As previously announced, Terrence McNally's comedy will open officially at the Schoenfeld Theatre on October 9. Jack O’Brien will direct.

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10 Broadway Points to Gryffindor! Rupert Grint Will Make Broadway Debut in It's Only a Play

10 Broadway Points to Gryffindor! Rupert Grint Will Make Broadway Debut in It's Only a Play

Another wizard is heading to the Great White Way! Harry Potter star Rupert Grint will make his Broadway debut in the star-studded comedy It’s Only a Play. Grint, who will play the show-within-a-show’s wunderkind director Frank Finger, joins a cast that includes the previously announced Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, F. Murray Abraham and Megan Mullally. The newly-revised Terrence ...

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F. Murray Abraham & Stockard Channing Will Join Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane & Megan Mullally in It’s Only a Play

F. Murray Abraham & Stockard Channing Will Join Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane & Megan Mullally in It’s Only a Play

Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham and Tony winner Stockard Channing will return to the Great White Way in a newly revised version of Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play, joining the previously announced Tony winners Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick and Emmy winner Megan Mullally (who revealed her involvement earlier this week). Micah Stock will also appear in the comedy in ...

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Happy 35th Birthday, Grease! We’re Finally Old Enough to Understand You

Happy 35th Birthday, Grease! We’re Finally Old Enough to Understand You

The movie version of Grease turns 35 years old on June 15. Since it premiered, generations have grown up with Rydell High's Pink Ladies and T-Birds. And if you’re like us, you've been singing and dancing along to “Greased Lighting” and “Sandra Dee" since elementary school. But how could any youngster really know what this PG-rated (?!) musical is actually about ...

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Stockard Channing to Play Julianna Margulies' Radical Mom on The Good Wife

Stockard Channing to Play Julianna Margulies' Radical Mom on The Good Wife

Tony winner Stockard Channing will guest star on The Good Wife as the mother of Alicia (Julianna Margulies), according to Entertainment Weekly.

Channing will appear in at least one episode of the series, which returns to CBS for its fourth season on September 30. Channings character is described as "mercurial and influenced by her 1960s counterculture youth."

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Lyle Lovett, Chris Sarandon & More Complete Casting for Off-Broadway Return of The Exonerated

Lyle Lovett, Chris Sarandon & More Complete Casting for Off-Broadway Return of The Exonerated

Singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett, Broadway vet Chris Sarandon and more will join previously announced rotating cast members Stockard Channing, Brooke Shields and Brian Dennehy in The Exonerated. Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s chilling drama will be directed by Bob Balaban and run at off-Broadway’s 45 Bleeker Street. Performances begin September 15.

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Stockard Channing, Brooke Shields & Brian Dennehy Set for The Exonerated's Off-Broadway Return

Stockard Channing, Brooke Shields & Brian Dennehy Set for The Exonerated's Off-Broadway Return

Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s chilling drama The Exonerated will return to off-Broadway's 45 Bleeker Street in honor of the play’s 10th anniversary. Directed by Bob Balaban, the Culture Project production will begin performances September 15 featuring a rotating cast, including Tony winner Stockard Channing, Brooke Shields and two-time Tony winner Brian Dennehy. Sunny Jacobs, whose own experience inspired the ...

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Tony-Nominated Play Other Desert Cities to End Run June 17

Tony-Nominated Play Other Desert Cities to End Run June 17

Jon Robin Baitz's Tony-nominated play Other Desert Cities will end its run June 17 at the Booth Theatre. Directed by Joe Mantello, the show first ran off-Broadway at Lincoln Center's Mitzi Newhouse Theatre during the 2010-11 season. The show then transferred to Broadway and opened on November 3, 2011. 

In Other Desert Cities, once-promising novelist Brooke Wyeth (Elizabeth Marvel ...

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Other Desert Cities’ Scribe Jon Robin Baitz Receives a Sardi’s Portrait

Other Desert Cities’ Scribe Jon Robin Baitz Receives a Sardi’s Portrait
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It’s been quite the year for Other Desert Cities playwright Jon Robin Baitz. The play marked his Broadway debut, he earned a Tony nomination, won a Drama League Award and on May 31, he received his very own portrait at Sardi’s. His show's stars Stockard Channing, Judith Light, Stacy Keach and Thomas Sadoski, as well as the play’s director Joe ...

Bonus Photos! Celebrate the 78th Annual Drama League Awards With Audra McDonald, Steve Kazee & More

Bonus Photos! Celebrate the 78th Annual Drama League Awards With Audra McDonald, Steve Kazee & More
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Broadway had a lunch date on May 18, when starry guests from the Great White Way headed to the 78th annual Drama League Awards at the Mariott Marquis Times Square, hosted by John Larroquette and Stockard Channing. More than 50 of the season’s finest actors received nominations for the Drama League Distinguished Performance Award, with Porgy and Bess star Audra ...

Fans Have Their Say! 2012 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced

Fans Have Their Say! 2012 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced

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After a week of fan voting, nominations have been announced for the 13th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the only major theater prize chosen by Broadway theatergoers.

Topping the list of this year's nominees is the musical Newsies, which received a total of 11 nominations including Favorite New Musical. Leading man Jeremy ...

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Lavin's Magic Touch, the Whoopi Connection & More: 10 Fun Facts About the 2012 Tony Nominations

Lavin's Magic Touch, the Whoopi Connection & More: 10 Fun Facts About the 2012 Tony Nominations

After an exciting day of hearing the overjoyed reactions from this year’s newly minted Tony nominees, Broadway.com is taking a deeper look at the 2012 nominations. This year’s roster includes a historic first as well as some intriguing coincidences and trends. Below, we uncover 10 fun facts about the Tony contenders.

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Other Desert Cities Star Stockard Channing on How Tony Nomination Day is Like High School

Other Desert Cities Star Stockard Channing on How Tony Nomination Day is Like High School

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

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Nominated for Best Actress in a Play, Other Desert Cities

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Once, Porgy and Bess, Nice Work & Peter and the Starcatcher Top List of 2012 Tony Award Nominations

Once, Porgy and Bess, Nice Work & Peter and the Starcatcher Top List of 2012 Tony Award Nominations

Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth and Harvey star Jim Parsons announced the nominations for the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center on May 1. Once topped the noms with 11, while Peter and the Starcatcher is the play that garnered the most nods with ...

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Liza Minnelli, Bebe Neuwirth & More to Honor Legendary Composer John Kander at Dramatists Guild Fund Gala

Liza Minnelli, Bebe Neuwirth & More to Honor Legendary Composer John Kander at Dramatists Guild Fund Gala

With the help of theater icons like Liza Minnelli and Bebe Neuwirth, the Dramatists Guild Fund will honor legendary composer John Kander at their upcoming 50th Anniversary Gala. The celebration, hosted by Jon Cryer, will be held at the Mandarin Oriental New York on June 3.

In addition to Minnelli and Neuwirth, performances and tributes will be given by well-known ...

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Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Nominations for the 78th annual Drama League Awards have been announced. The awards ceremony will take place May 18 at the Marriot Marquis, hosted by Stockard Channing and John Larroquette. The Drama League Awards recognize distinguished productions, performances and exemplary career achievements in musical theatre and directing. As previously announced the Drama League's 2012 Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in Theatre honors ...

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Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Actress in a Play

Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Actress in a Play

It’s almost Tony time, and let's face it: We’re obsessed! In anticipation of the 2012 Tony nominations, which will be announced on May 1, the Broadway.com editorial staff clocked 12 of the top races. Take a look at our forecast, including frontrunners, hopefuls and a “shout out” to one performer or show we hope the Tony nominators won’t forget ...

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Stockard Channing and John Larroquette Will Host the Drama League Awards

Stockard Channing and John Larroquette Will Host the Drama League Awards

Tony winners and current Broadway stars Stockard Channing (Other Desert Cities) and John Larroquette (The Best Man) will host the 78th annual Drama League Awards. This year’s awards ceremony will be held at the Marriot Marquis on May 18.

The Drama League recently announced the 2012 Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in Theatre honors would go to Alan Menken, Diane Paulus ...

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Pal Joey’s Matthew Risch to Replace Justin Kirk in Other Desert Cities

Pal Joey’s Matthew Risch to Replace Justin Kirk in Other Desert Cities

Pal Joey star Matthew Risch will assume the role of Trip Wyeth in the Broadway production of Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities on March 27. He replaces Weeds star Justin Kirk, who will play his final performance on March 25. Directed by Joe Mantello, Other Desert Cities is currently running at the Booth Theatre.

Risch has understudied the role ...

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