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The Explorers Club - Off-Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club presents a new madcap comedy by Nell Benjamin.

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Jennifer Westfeldt on Being Mad for Jon Hamm, Keeping an Eye on Kelli O'Hara and Playing with the Boys in The Explorers Club

Jennifer Westfeldt on Being Mad for Jon Hamm, Keeping an Eye on Kelli O'Hara and Playing with the Boys in The Explorers Club

Jennifer Westfeldt dishes about the "goofy, smart fun" of Nell Benjamin's The Explorers Club, what it will take for her to do another musical in New York and why she and Jon Hamm need to catch up on the last season of Mad Men.

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Good Things Going: MTC Extends The Explorers Club and Choir Boy Off-Broadway

Good Things Going: MTC Extends The Explorers Club and Choir Boy Off-Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club is keeping a good thing going by extending both its summer plays, The Explorers Club and Choir Boy, by two weeks each. Both limited runs were initially slated to end on July 21, but will now continue through August 4.

Penned by Nell Benjamin and directed by Marc Bruni, The Explorers Club is set in London in ...

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Jennifer Westfeldt, Lorenzo Pisoni & the Cast of MTC's Madcap Comedy The Explorers Club Celebrate Opening Night

Jennifer Westfeldt, Lorenzo Pisoni & the Cast of MTC's Madcap Comedy The Explorers Club Celebrate Opening Night
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Nell Benjamin’s comedy The Explorers Club, about London's prestigious Explorers Club in the midst of a dual crisis—their acting coach wants to admit a female, officially opened at Manhattan Theatre Club's New York City Center—Stage I on June 20. The MTC production stars Tony nominees John McMartin and Jennifer Westfeldt, Brian Avers, Max Baker, Steven ...

The Explorers Club, Starring Jennifer Westfeldt, Opens Off-Broadway

The Explorers Club, Starring Jennifer Westfeldt, Opens Off-Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club's new off-Broadway comedy The Explorers Club, starring Tony nominees John McMartin and Jennifer Westfeldt, opens June 20 at New York City Center—Stage I. The show will play a limited-engagement through July 21. 

Penned by Nell Benjamin and directed by Marc Bruni, The Explorers Club is set in London in the late 1870s and tells the ...

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Lorenzo Pisoni on Why MTC's Comedy The Explorers Club Has 'Something Real to Say About America'

Lorenzo Pisoni on Why MTC's Comedy The Explorers Club Has 'Something Real to Say About America'

The Explorers Club star Lorenzo Pisoni shares how Nell Benjamin's new play will surprise audiences with its fast-paced comedic bits and surprise ending, and why his co-stars are always making him crack up on stage.

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Get a Distinguished and Daring First Look at Manhattan Theatre Club's The Explorers Club

Get a Distinguished and Daring First Look at Manhattan Theatre Club's The Explorers Club
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Nell Benjamin's The Explorers Club tells the absurd tale of the prestigious club facing the worst crisis in their history: their acting president wants to admit a woman...and their bartender is terrible. The female candidate is brilliant, beautiful and has discovered a legendary Lost City, but it's London in 1879 and the decision to let in a ...

Nell Benjamin on Laughing at Bullies & the Sentimental Inspiration Behind Her Play The Explorers Club

Nell Benjamin on Laughing at Bullies & the Sentimental Inspiration Behind Her Play The Explorers Club

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Nell Benjamin co-wrote music and lyrics for Legally Blonde, which earned her and her husband, Laurence O’Keefe, a 2007 Tony Award nomination for best score. Benjamin and O'Keefe began collaborating while attending Harvard together, and their shows include The Mice, Sarah, Plain and Tall, Cam Jansen, and Huzzah! Along the way, she has won a ...

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MTC's The Explorers Club, Starring Jennifer Westfeldt & John McMartin, Begins Off-Broadway Performances

MTC's The Explorers Club, Starring Jennifer Westfeldt & John McMartin, Begins Off-Broadway Performances

Manhattan Theatre Club's new off-Broadway comedy The Explorers Club, starring Tony nominees John McMartin and Jennifer Westfeldt, begins preview performances on May 28 at New York City Center—Stage I. The show will play a limited-engagement through July 21. Opening night is scheduled for June 20.

Penned by Nell Benjamin and directed by Marc Bruni, The Explorers Club is ...

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Richard Easton and Steven Boyer to Headline MTC's The Explorers Club

Richard Easton and Steven Boyer to Headline MTC's The Explorers Club

Tony winner Richard Easton and Steven Boyer will star in The Explorers Club as part of Manhattan Theatre Club's 2012-13 season. Directed by Marc Bruni, the Nell Benjamin play will begin performances May 14, 2013 at off-Broadway's New York City Center-Stage 1. Opening night is set for June 4. Additional casting and creative team members will be announced ...

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