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John Lithgow stars in the world premiere of David Auburn's drama.

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Was The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Newsworthy for Our Word of Mouth Panelists?

Was The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Newsworthy for Our Word of Mouth Panelists?

The world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist is making headlines at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow in the title role of Joseph Alsop, the play paints a portrait of the powerful political columnist who is beloved and berated, often in equal measure. Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Scott, Matthew and ...

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Breaking News! The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Opens On Broadway

Breaking News! The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Opens On Broadway

The world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist celebrates its opening night April 25 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow and directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play ends its limited engagement on June 24.


A slew of guests are expected to attend the opening performance including Meryl Streep, Glenn ...

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This Just In! Take a Video First Look at John Lithgow in The Columnist

This Just In! Take a Video First Look at John Lithgow in The Columnist

In Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist, feared and revered social scribe Joseph Alsop is accustomed to exposing the truth, but the man uncovering the secrets of Washington’s elite may be harboring the biggest secret of them all. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, David Auburn’s political drama stars two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow in the title role and ...

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The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Extends Before Opening

The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Extends Before Opening

David Auburn’s The Columnist has extended its run at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play, which was scheduled to run through June 17, will now end its limited engagement on June 24. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, The Columnist officially opens April 25.



Set at a time when columnists ...

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Stop the Presses! Take a Headline-Worthy First Look at The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow

Stop the Presses! Take a Headline-Worthy First Look at The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow
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The world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist is set for front-page glory, as Manhattan Theatre Club’s star-studded production heads toward its April 25 opening night on the Great White Way. Set in the dizzying political climate of 1960s America, when columnists were kings and Joseph Alsop wore the crown, the play stars two-time Tony Award winner John ...

Hot Off the Presses! Previews Begin for The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow

Hot Off the Presses! Previews Begin for The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow

The world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist begins previews April 4 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play stars two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow in the title role and will officially open April 25.

Set at a time when columnists are kings and Joseph Alsop (Lithgow) wears the crown ...

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Extra! Extra! Watch John Lithgow, Margaret Colin, Boyd Gaines & Co. Spread the News of The Columnist

Extra! Extra! Watch John Lithgow, Margaret Colin, Boyd Gaines & Co. Spread the News of The Columnist

Two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin, Tony nominee Stephen Kunken and Grace Gummer are making headlines in  The Columnist. David Auburn's new play tells the story of Joseph Alsop, a man that was once the most powerful and feared journalist in the country. The stars joined the playwright as well as ...

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The Columnist’s John Lithgow, Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin & More Meet the Press

The Columnist’s John Lithgow, Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin & More Meet the Press
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The dizzying and dazzling 1960s political world, where journalists were kings, is brought to life as the world premiere of The Columnist readies to make headlines on the Great White Way. Two-time Tony winner John Lithgow, who stars as the beloved and feared Joseph Alsop, was joined by four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin, Tony nominee Stephen Kunken ...

The Columnist Arrives

The Columnist Arrives
Date
Apr 4, 2012
Where
Samuel J Friedman Theatre
Show
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The Columnist, starring John Lithgow, begins performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

 Set at a time when columnists are kings and Joseph Alsop (Lithgow) wears the crown, The Columnist paints a portrait of a man who is beloved, feared and courted in equal measure by the Washington political world at whose center he sits. But as the 1960s dawn ...

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Go Behind the Scenes of The Columnist with John Lithgow

Go Behind the Scenes of The Columnist with John Lithgow

“Power, influence…changing the course of history, it’s all in a day’s work,” says John Lithgow, sucking on a cigarette as Joseph Aeslop. In new behind the scenes video footage from a recent photo shoot, the two-time Tony Award winner dishes on his juicy title role in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere production of David Auburn’s ...

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