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Tate Donovan and Frances McDormand star in the world premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's comedy.

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Broadway Stars Take the Stage at MTC's Spring Gala

Broadway Stars Take the Stage at MTC's Spring Gala
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Manhattan Theatre Club knows how to throw a good party, and the company attracted some of Broadway’s finest for its Spring Gala, held on May 16 at Gotham Hall. In a benefit evening hosted by Good People star Tate Donovan and Tony nominee Lily Rabe (a vet of MTC’s The American Plan), cast members from Catch Me If ...

Good People, Starring Frances McDormand, Announces Second Broadway Extension

Good People, Starring Frances McDormand, Announces Second Broadway Extension

Manhattan Theatre Club has extended its world premiere production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People for an additional three weeks, through May 29. The play, which opened on March 3 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, had previously been extended through May 8. Good People stars Frances McDormand, Tate Donovan, Estelle Parsons, Renee Elise Goldsberrry, Becky Ann Baker and ...

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Meet Tate Donovan and More Good People on Opening Night of Broadway's Acclaimed New Play

Meet Tate Donovan and More Good People on Opening Night of Broadway's Acclaimed New Play

A new American play is always welcome on Broadway, and David Lindsay-Abaire has written a better-than-good one called Good People. With a cast led by Frances McDormand and Tate Donovan, the comedy centers on a group of South Boston natives, including middle-aged women living on the edge and a man who made it out of the neighborhood by becoming a ...

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A Salute to Good People as Frances McDormand, Tate Donovan & Co. Celebrate Their Broadway Opening

A Salute to Good People as Frances McDormand, Tate Donovan & Co. Celebrate Their Broadway Opening
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The first new play of the spring 2011 season, David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People, has made its Broadway bow. The story of an uneasy reunion between a middle-aged woman stuck in her working-class South Boston neighborhood (Frances McDormand) and a doctor who escaped (Tate Donovan), the comedy is being mounted by Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole collaborator, Daniel Sullivan, for the ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Find the Heart in Good People?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Find the Heart in Good People?

David Lindsay-Abaire's new play Good People brings audiences to the rough neighborhood of South Boston where star Frances McDormand's character Margie is trying to make ends meet. When she gets in touch with her high school boyfriend (played by Tate Donovan), who escaped the old neighborhood and built a better life for himself, memories and secrets—some funny ...

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Frances McDormand in Good People Inspires a Great Portrait from Squigs

Frances McDormand in Good People Inspires a Great Portrait from Squigs

Oscar winner Frances McDormand is back on Broadway in David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People as a hard-luck South Boston mom so desperate to find a job that she contacts an old flame (Tate Donovan) who escaped the neighborhood and became a doctor. Broadway.com’s resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson traveled to Southie—via Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J ...

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Before Opening, MTC's Good People Extends for Two Weeks

Before Opening, MTC's Good People Extends for Two Weeks

Ten days before its March 3 opening night, Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere Broadway production of Good People has been given a two-week extension due to popular demand. David Lindsay-Abaire’s play, which stars Oscar winner Frances McDormand and Tate Donovan, began previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on February 8 and will now run through May 8 ...

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Tate Donovan on Strong Women, TV Stardom & Good People

Tate Donovan on Strong Women, TV Stardom & Good People

Depending on how old you are, you may be a fan of Tate Donovan’s work on TV shows such as Damages (as Glenn Close’s doomed law partner Tom Shayes), The O.C. (as Mischa Barton’s shady dad) or Friends (as real-life former fiancee Jennifer Aniston’s boyfriend). What you may not realize is that Donovan has an ...

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Southie Pride! A Sneak Peek at Frances McDormand, Tate Donovan and the Cast of Good People

Southie Pride! A Sneak Peek at Frances McDormand, Tate Donovan and the Cast of Good People
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Oscar winner Frances McDormand and stage and screen vet Tate Donovan have returned to Broadway in Good People, a new play by David Lindsay-Abaire set in the rough-and-tumble streets of South Boston. The stars play high school sweethearts who went (very) separate ways after graduation, with McDormand stuck in the old neighborhood with her disabled adult daughter and Donovan in ...

Hard-Working Glee Cast 'Inspiring' to Good People Star Tate Donovan

Hard-Working Glee Cast 'Inspiring' to Good People Star Tate Donovan

Tate Donovan is currently going head to head with Frances McDormand in the Broadway premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People, but the popular actor has spent most of the past year directing episodes of TV shows such as Weeds, Gossip Girl, Damages and, most recently, the Valentine’s Day episode of Glee.

“Working with the cast of Glee was ...

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