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

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The House of Blue Leaves Sets June 25 Closing Date

The House of Blue Leaves Sets June 25 Closing Date

The Broadway revival of John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves will close on June 25 at the Walter Kerr Theatre, after 21 previews and 72 regular performances. The play, which stars Ben Stiller, 2011 Tony nominee Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh, opened on April 25 and had been set to run through July 9.

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Christopher Abbott on His Breakout Broadway Role in The House of Blue Leaves

Christopher Abbott on His Breakout Broadway Role in The House of Blue Leaves

Age and Hometown: 25; Stamford, CT

Currently: Giving a combustible Broadway debut performance as Ronnie Shaughnessy, an AWOL son with an attention-getting plan to greet the Pope, in the Broadway revival of John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves.

Movie Maven: Acting never entered Abbott’s mind as a kid, though he became a film buff as a teen ...

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Tony Nominee Chat: Blue Leaves Star Edie Falco Recalls Her Waitressing Past With a Fellow Nominee

Tony Nominee Chat: Blue Leaves Star Edie Falco Recalls Her Waitressing Past With a Fellow Nominee

You’d think awards shows would be old hat for Emmy winner Edie Falco. But the popular star of TV’s Nurse Jackie tells Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek that there’s something special about being nominated for a Best Featured Actress Tony for The House of Blue Leaves. Calling her first Tony nod “exciting in a very deep, genuine ...

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Squigs Enters The House of Blue Leaves to Pen Portrait of Ben Stiller, Edie Falco & More

Squigs Enters The House of Blue Leaves to Pen Portrait of Ben Stiller, Edie Falco & More

The wacky world of The House of Blue Leaves is currently delighting audiences at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre, where a revival of John Guare’s dark comedy stars Ben Stiller as would-be composer Artie Shaughnessy, Tony nominee Edie Falco as his wife, Bananas, and Jennifer Jason Leigh as his mistress, Bunny Flingus. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson ...

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Working Mom and Blue Leaves Star Edie Falco Hears Tony News at School Book Fair

Working Mom and Blue Leaves Star Edie Falco Hears Tony News at School Book Fair

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Edie Falco
Nominated for Best Featured Actres in a Play, The House of Blue Leaves ...

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House Call: The Stiller Clan & Starry Guests Gather Blue Leaves on Opening Night

House Call: The Stiller Clan & Starry Guests Gather Blue Leaves on Opening Night

John Guare’s dark comedy The House of Blue Leaves is back on Broadway in a starry revival led by Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Centering in a very eventful day in the life of would-be songwriter Artie Shaughnessy (Stiller), when Pope Paul VI has just landed in NYC, the 40+-year-old play remains one of Guare ...

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Did Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Make Themselves at Home at The House of Blue Leaves?

Did Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Make Themselves at Home at The House of Blue Leaves?

Movie star Ben Stiller and TV favorite Edie Falco lead the cast in the Broadway revival of John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves, an absurdist comedy set in 1965 on the day of the pope’s visit to New York. Stiller plays an aspiring songwriter (and full-time zookeeper) from Queens caught between the demands of his schizophrenic wife ...

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Rock The House! Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and the Blue Leaves Company Celebrate Opening Night

Rock The House! Ben Stiller, Edie Falco and the Blue Leaves Company Celebrate Opening Night
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Ben Stiller’s proud family and pals from his many hit movies lined the red carpet on April 25, opening night of the Broadway revival of The House of Blue Leaves. Returning to the play in which he made his Broadway debut in 1986, Stiller stars as aspiring songwriter Artie Shaughnessy alongside Edie Falco as Artie's schizophrenic wife, Bananas ...

Edie Falco on Blue Leaves, Motherhood and a Reunion with James Gandolfini

Edie Falco on Blue Leaves, Motherhood and a Reunion with James Gandolfini

TV fans revere Edie Falco for her Emmy-winning work in The Sopranos and compelling star turn in the current Showtime hit Nurse Jackie, but Falco is proud of her roots as a stage actress. Her performance as an unhinged wife in the 1998 off-Broadway debut of eventual Tony winner Side Man won a Theatre World Award, and she wowed critics ...

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Take a First Look Inside The House of Blue Leaves, with Ben Stiller and Edie Falco

Take a First Look Inside The House of Blue Leaves, with Ben Stiller and Edie Falco
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John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves is making a triumphant return to Broadway 25 years after it first debuted, with original cast member Ben Stiller leaping from his previous part of angry son Ronnie into the meaty role of patriarch Artie Shanghnessy. It is 1965, all of New York is gearing up for a Yankee Stadium rally and ...

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