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Giant - Off-Broadway

A new musical based on the classic novel by Edna Ferber.

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Giant to Release Original Cast Album Featuring Brian d’Arcy James and Kate Baldwin

Giant to Release Original Cast Album Featuring Brian d’Arcy James and Kate Baldwin

The epic musical Giant, which is nearing the end of its run at off-Broadway's Public Theater, will be preserved with an original cast album featuring the show’s sweeping score by Michael John LaChiusa.

In spring 2013, Ghostlight Records will release the album, which will boast the vocal talents of Giant’s all-star cast, including Brian d’Arcy James ...

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Thumbs Up! Off-Broadway’s Giant Finds a Priceless Pair of Strong Texas Women in Kate Baldwin and Katie Thompson

Thumbs Up! Off-Broadway’s Giant Finds a Priceless Pair of Strong Texas Women in Kate Baldwin and Katie Thompson

The majestic Texas-set musical Giant is receiving its off-Broadway debut at the Public Theater in a beautifully crafted production by Michael Greif (Rent; Next to Normal). Though each performance in the musical is solid and nuanced, you’d be hard pressed to take your eyes off leading lady Kate Baldwin or featured actress Katie Thompson. In order for Michael John ...

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Michael John LaChiusa on His Haunting and Lyrical Score for the New Musical Giant

Michael John LaChiusa on His Haunting and Lyrical Score for the New Musical Giant

Tony-nominated composer Michael John LaChiusa discusses the evolution and creative process behind his epic musical adaptation of Edna Ferber's Giant, now receiving a riveting and moving production at the Public Theater. 

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Get a Taste of Texas with Show Clips from the Public Theater’s Giant

Get a Taste of Texas with Show Clips from the Public Theater’s Giant

The great state of Texas is its own character in Giant, a sweeping new American musical starring Brian d’Arcy James and Kate Baldwin. Check out clips from the show that's all about oil, family, money, greed, power... and cowboy hats!

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Giant, Starring Brian d’Arcy James & Kate Baldwin, Extends Off-Broadway Run

Giant,  Starring Brian d’Arcy James & Kate Baldwin, Extends Off-Broadway Run

Don’t mess with Texas! Michael John LaChiusa’s new musical Giant has extended its run at off-Broadway’s Public Theater. The production was originally scheduled to run through December 2, but will now play a limited engagement through December 16. Starring Brian d’Arcy James, Kate Baldwin and P.J. Griffith, the musical is directed by Michael Greif and ...

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It’s a Rootin’, Tootin’ Opening Night for the Big Country Musical Giant

It’s a Rootin’, Tootin’ Opening Night for the Big Country Musical Giant
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The stars were most certainly big and bright deep in the heart of the sweeping new musical Giant, which tells the panoramic tale of a cattleranching couple (Brian d'Arcy James and Kate Baldwin) and their trials in the "Heartbreak Country" of Texas. The Public Theater's mounting of this new American musical opened on November 15, and the show ...

P.J. Griffith On Giant Boots to Fill, Playing the Villain & Battling Bane in The Dark Knight Rises

P.J. Griffith On Giant Boots to Fill, Playing the Villain & Battling Bane in The Dark Knight Rises

Age & Hometown: 32; South Windsor, CT

Current Role: Surly ranchhand-turned-oil tycoon Jett Rink, whose rivalry with a Texan cattleman drives the action in the Public Theater’s production of Giant.

He Will Rock You: Phillip James “P.J.” Griffith can remember the exact moment he began thinking about becoming an actor. At age eight, he and his two younger brothers ...

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Giant, Starring Brian d'Arcy James and Kate Baldwin, Roars Into the Public Theater for Opening Night

Giant, Starring Brian d'Arcy James and Kate Baldwin, Roars Into the Public Theater for Opening Night

Wrangle up a date and high-step down to the Public Theater for opening night of Giant, a musical adaptation of Edna Ferber’s novel that makes its New York premiere on November 15. Brian d’Arcy James and Kate Baldwin lead the cast of the Michael Greif-directed production, which boasts music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa and a book ...

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How the Mega-Sized Off-Broadway Musical Giant Dives Deep Into the Heart of Texas

How the Mega-Sized Off-Broadway Musical Giant Dives Deep Into the Heart of Texas

They say that everything is bigger in Texas…including the musicals! The Public Theater is presenting the NYC premiere of Giant, a musical based on the 1952 novel by Edna Ferber. We dug deep into the history of this Lone Star State saga (best known now for the starry 1956 film adaptation) and the epic musical it inspired.


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Wrangle Up a First Look at Giant, Starring Brian d’Arcy James and Kate Baldwin

Wrangle Up a First Look at Giant, Starring Brian d’Arcy James and Kate Baldwin
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In the Public Theater’s production of the new musical Giant, Texas springs to life in a sprawling story about money, power, greed and family in the Southwest heartland. Brian d’Arcy James, Kate Baldwin and P.J. Griffith star in the Michael Greif-directed production, which is based on the novel by Edna Ferber and the blockbuster 1956 movie. Lasso ...

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