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The House of Blue Leaves

— Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh in the revival of John Guare's Tony-winning play.


Centered on the Pope's 1965 visit to New York City, The House of Blue Leaves follows Artie Shaughnessy, a zoo-keeper who dreams of being a big-time songwriter, whose middle-class Queens existence is filled with colorful characters including his schizophrenic stay-at-home wife Bananas, his vivacious mistress Bunny and an AWOL son with dreams of his own.

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What Is The House of Blue Leaves Like?
John Guare’s play, first performed off-Broadway in 1971, is a crazy mix of comedy and tragedy, truth and absurdity. This Broadway revival brings together movie star Ben Stiller (who played the son in a 1986 Broadway production of the play) as Artie ...

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