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Enron - Broadway

Lucy Prebble's new play mixes political satire with modern morality in a multimedia spectacle.

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What's Up, Stephen Kunken? The Enron Tony Nominee on Playing a Devil and Coming Home to an Angel

What's Up, Stephen Kunken? The Enron Tony Nominee on Playing a Devil and Coming Home to an Angel

Stephen Kunken had a bittersweet week. The actor, who is starring on Broadway in Lucy Prebble’s Enron as lupine CFO Andy Fastow, learned he had been honored with a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play…and then later that day, he found out that his show would close on May 9. The accomplished actor, who always ...

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Financial Disaster: Enron to Close on Broadway May 9

Financial Disaster: Enron to Close on Broadway May 9

Lucy Prebble’s Enron, the multimedia theatrical extravaganza about the famous corporate financial disaster, will close on Sunday, May 9, 2010. The show, which is a hit on London’s West End, will have played just 22 preview and 15 regular performances at the time of closing.

Although Enron received four 2010 Tony Award nominations, it failed to be cited ...

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Stephen Kunken Screams Quietly Over His Enron Tony Nomination

Stephen Kunken Screams Quietly Over His Enron Tony Nomination

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook 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 2010 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Stephen Kunken
Nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Enron

"I started watching the ...

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Minding Their Business: An Opening Night Chat with the Stars of Broadway’s Enron

Minding Their Business: An Opening Night Chat with the Stars of Broadway’s Enron

It’s been nine years since the fall of Texas energy company Enron, but the tale of one of the biggest financial scandals in history is still relevant today. And although the story of Enron may be endless fodder for newspapers, it seems like an unlikely subject for Broadway. Enter playwright Lucy Prebble, director Rupert Goold, and their mesmerizing new ...

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A Dazzling Opening for the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels of Broadway’s Enron

A Dazzling Opening for the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels of Broadway’s Enron
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Whether you read the business section of the paper or not, you’ve surely been touched by the epidemic of corporate fraud in this country. Now British playwright Lucy Prebble and director Rupert Goold have brought their cautionary tale to the New York stage with Enron, which opened at the Broadhurst Theatre on April 27. Based on the true story ...

Buy or Sell? Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Take Stock of Enron

Buy or Sell? Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Take Stock of Enron

Broadway loves a good history play, but who would have thought such recent events as the Enron corporation scandal would make it to the Great White Way by 2010 (or at all)? There's no denying that financial fraud and the burst of an economic bubble are an unusual foundation on which to build a play, but the London hit ...

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Take Stock: Ask Enron Star Norbert Leo Butz a Question!

Take Stock: Ask Enron Star Norbert Leo Butz a Question!

Norbert Leo Butz won every award under the sun, including the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, two Broadway.com Audience Awards and the Broadway.com Star of the Year, for his performance in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Ironically, the title of that show and Butz’s signature number from it, “Great Big Stuff,” applies to the actor’s ...

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A First Look at Enron and the High Drama of High Finance

A First Look at Enron and the High Drama of High Finance
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If you’ve been following the news as recently as, say, this morning, you can see that the world is obsessed financial scandal. Now Enron, the company that’s become synonymous with ignominious collapse, has a Broadway show to razzle-dazzle audiences with its tale its rise and fall. Lucy Prebble’s Enron, directed by Rupert Goold, stars Tony winner Norbert ...

Enron Playwright Lucy Prebble on Turning Corporate Collapse into Broadway Razzmatazz

Enron Playwright Lucy Prebble on Turning Corporate Collapse into Broadway Razzmatazz

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Lucy Prebble knows how to get people talking. The young British scribe won the George Devine Award and the Critics' Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright for her debut play The Sugar Syndrome at the Royal Court Theatre. Then she got tongues wagging as the creator of TV’s Secret Diary of a Call Girl, a titillating ...

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Fraud, Finance and Footlights: Chatting with the Stars of Broadway's Enron

Fraud, Finance and Footlights: Chatting with the Stars of Broadway's Enron

What makes one of the biggest scandals in financial history a spectacular theatrical event? The stars of the new Broadway show Enron happily answered that question and more when we chatted with them at New 42nd Street Studios on March 26. Leading players Norbert Leo Butz, Marin Mazzie, Gregory Itzin and Stephen Kunken as well as playwright Lucy Prebble and ...

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