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It's Only a Play

— Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick star in Terrence McNally's comedy.


It's Only a Play is set on the opening night of Peter Austin's new play, as he anxiously awaits to see if his show is a hit. With his career on the line, he shares his big First Night with his best friend, a television star, his fledgling producer, his erratic leading lady, his wunderkind director, an infamous drama critic, and a wide-eyed coat check attendant on his first night in Manhattan. There's no business like show business.

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What Is It’s Only a Play Like?
The jokes fly fast and furious in playwright Terrence McNally’s farcical valentine to people who make a living (or try to) in the theater. One-liners skewer everyone from Liza Minnelli and Lady Gaga to Harvey Fierstein and Daniel Radcliffe, along with almost every ...

It's Only a Play Cast & Creative

  • Written by Terrence McNally
  • Director Jack O'Brien
  • Set Designer Scott Pask
  • Costume Designer Ann Roth
  • Lighting Designer Philip Rosenberg
  • Sound Designer Fitz Patton


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242 W 45th St New York, NY

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Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick star in Terrence McNally's comedy.

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