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Cactus Flower - Off-Broadway

Maxwell Caulfield and Lois Robbins star in the off-Broadway revival of Abe Burrows' comedy.

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Off-Broadway Revival of Cactus Flower, Starring Maxwell Caulfield, Sets Closing Date

Off-Broadway Revival of Cactus Flower, Starring Maxwell Caulfield, Sets Closing Date

The off-Broadway revival of Abe Burrows’ Cactus Flower will close on April 24 at the Westside Theatre Upstairs. The comedy, which began previews on February 24 and opened on March 10, will have played 17 previews and 52 regular performances upon closing.

Directed by Michael Bush, Cactus Flower stars Maxwell Caulfield, Lois Robbins, Jenni Barber, Jeremy Bobb, John Herrera, Anthony ...

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Cactus Flower Revival Blossoms on Opening Night

Cactus Flower Revival Blossoms on Opening Night
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The ’60s are back—onstage, at least, at off-Broadway’s Westside Theatre, where a revival of Cactus Flower opened on March 10. Abe Burrows’ 1965 romantic comedy has been given new life in a production starring Maxwell Caulfield as dentist with commitment issues, Lois Robbins as his loyal assistant and Jenni Barber as his kooky young girlfriend. After the first-night ...

Maxwell Caulfield & Co. Preview the Off-Broadway Revival of Cactus Flower

Maxwell Caulfield & Co. Preview the Off-Broadway Revival of Cactus Flower

A rarely seen romantic comedy is now delighting audiences at the Westside Theatre: Abe Burrows' 1965 confection Cactus Flower. Stage vet Maxwell Caulfield of Grease 2 fame plays a dentist with commitment issues, Jenni Barber is his kooky girlfriend and Lois Robbins is the faithful assistant who ends up pretending to be his wife. (See the play, which was a ...

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Today Ladies Kathie Lee Gifford & Hoda Kotb Laugh It Up at Cactus Flower

Today Ladies Kathie Lee Gifford & Hoda Kotb Laugh It Up at Cactus Flower

They bring smiles to viewers’ faces every morning as bubbly co-hosts of the fourth hour of Today, so it was only fitting that Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb would choose a classic comedy for a theatrical night out. On March 9, the ladies headed to the Westside Theatre to check out the final preview of Cactus Flower, the 1965 ...

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Jenni Barber on the Fun of Playing a '60s Free Spirit in Cactus Flower

Jenni Barber on the Fun of Playing a '60s Free Spirit in Cactus Flower

Age and Hometown: 27; Mansfield, Ohio

Current Role: Toni Simmons, a kooky record store clerk involved in a tangled relationship with a much older man (Maxwell Caulfield) in the off-Broadway revival of Abe Burrows’ 1965 comedy Cactus Flower.

Michigan Mafia: Her current starring role brings Barber full circle: She first stepped onto the Westside Theatre stage five years ago at ...

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Love in Bloom! First Look at Maxwell Caulfield, Lois Robbins & Jenni Barber in Cactus Flower

Love in Bloom! First Look at Maxwell Caulfield, Lois Robbins & Jenni Barber in Cactus Flower
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A love triangle is irresistible to audiences, as Abe Burrows realized when he wrote the 1965 Broadway hit Cactus Flower. This comic bonbon is being revived off-Broadway in a production starring Grease 2 heartthrob Maxwell Caulfield as a commitment-phobic dentist, Lois Robbins as his faithful office assistant and Jenni Barber as Caulfield's young lover. For a sneak peek, click ...

Show People: Cactus Flower Star Maxwell Caulfield on His Sexy Start, Keeping His Trousers On and (Yes!) Grease 2

Show People: Cactus Flower Star Maxwell Caulfield on His Sexy Start, Keeping His Trousers On and (Yes!) Grease 2

Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek was happy to have Maxwell Caulfield on Show People this week to talk up his latest vehicle, the sexy '60s romp Cactus Flower. But what he really wanted to talk about was Caulfield's unforgettable turn as an Aussie schoolboy turned "Cool Rider" opposite Michelle Pfeiffer in the cult classic Grease 2. Happily, the charming ...

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Meet the Stars Who Will Make Cactus Flower Bloom Off-Broadway

Meet the Stars Who Will Make Cactus Flower Bloom Off-Broadway
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Never mind an approaching ice storm: Broadway.com was happy to hike over to the Westside Theatre on February 1 to meet the cast of the forthcoming off-Broadway revival of Abe Burrows’ Cactus Flower. A huge Broadway hit back in 1965 (and, four years later, the movie that won Goldie Hawn an Oscar), the play is a charming romantic comedy ...

Jenni Barber Joins Maxwell Caulfield and Lois Robbins in Cactus Flower

Jenni Barber Joins Maxwell Caulfield and Lois Robbins in Cactus Flower

Jenni Barber will play the pivotal role of Toni in the previously announced off-Broadway revival of Abe Burrows’ Cactus Flower, joining Maxwell Caulfield and Lois Robbins. The production will begin performances on February 24 and open on March 10 at the Westside Theatre, directed by Michael Bush.

In addition to Barber, Emily Walton (August: Osage County) completes a cast that ...

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As Cactus Flower Returns to the Stage, Adam Sandler & Jennifer Aniston Prep to Open a Film Update, Just Go With It

As Cactus Flower Returns to the Stage, Adam Sandler & Jennifer Aniston Prep to Open a Film Update, Just Go With It

Attention, romantic comedy fans: February is Cactus Flower month. As an off-Broadway revival of the 1965 Broadway hit prepares to start previews on February 24 at the Westside Theatre, movie fans can enjoy the play’s storyline in Just Go With It, opening Valentine’s weekend with Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston.

These days, Cactus Flower is best known as ...

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