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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 You Can ...

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 Patrick Carroll ...

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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 playwright's longtime ...

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, some touching and ...

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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. Friedman Theatre—to capture McDormand ...

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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, directed by ...

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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 extensive theatrical resume in ...

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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 inspiring,” ...

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What's Up, David Lindsay-Abaire? The Good People Scribe on Nicole Kidman, South Boston's Mystique & More

What's Up, David Lindsay-Abaire? The Good People Scribe on Nicole Kidman, South Boston's Mystique & More

As David Lindsay-Abaire preps for the Broadway debut of his latest play, Good People, he’s also keeping track of this year’s movie awards. Nicole Kidman is an Oscar nominee for Rabbit Hole, the big-screen adaptation of the play that won Lindsay-Abaire a Pulitzer Prize. Meanwhile, Oscar winner Frances McDormand is in previews at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre ...

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Estelle Parsons & More Join Frances McDormand and Tate Donovan in MTC's Good People

Estelle Parsons & More Join Frances McDormand and Tate Donovan in MTC's Good People

Oscar-winning Broadway vet Estelle Parsons has joined the complete Broadway cast of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Previously announced stars Frances McDormand and Tate Donovan will headline Daniel Sullivan’s world premiere production, which begins previews on February 8, 2011, and opens on March 3.

In addition to McDormand, Donovan and Parsons, the cast ...

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Tate Donovan to Join Frances McDormand in MTC's Good People

Tate Donovan to Join Frances McDormand in MTC's Good People

TV favorite Tate Donovan will return to Broadway in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere Broadway production of David Lindsay Abaire’s Good People, joining previously announced star Frances McDormand. The play will begin previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on February 8, 2011, and open on March 3, directed by Daniel Sullivan.

Good People is set in Southie, a Boston ...

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Oscar Winner Frances McDormand to Return to Broadway in Good People Next Year

Oscar Winner Frances McDormand to Return to Broadway in Good People Next Year

Academy Award winner Frances McDormand is returning to the Broadway stage to headline David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People. As previously announced, the new play will be produced by Manhattan Theatre Club at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre starting in February 2011.

An Oscar winner for Fargo, McDormand was last seen on Broadway in the revival of The Country Girl in 2008 ...

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