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It's Only a Play (through 1/18/15) - Broadway

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

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That's Showbiz! It's Only a Play's Megan Mullally & Rupert Grint to Exit Stage Left

That's Showbiz! It's Only a Play's Megan Mullally & Rupert Grint to Exit Stage Left

Megan Mullally and Rupert Grint will depart It’s Only a Play on January 4, 2015, the date the show had initially been set to end its limited engagement. A production spokesperson had no word yet on who will be playing Julia Budder and Frank Finger when the Terrence McNally comedy extends, first at its current home, the Schoenfeld Theatre ...

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It's Official! Martin Short Will Replace Nathan Lane in It’s Only a Play; Show Will Move Theater & Extend

It's Official! Martin Short Will Replace Nathan Lane in It’s Only a Play; Show Will Move Theater & Extend

It's official! As Broadway.com first reported, Tony winner Martin Short will replace Nathan Lane as James Wicker in an extended run of the star-studded It’s Only a Play. Lane is set to headline BAM’s The Iceman Cometh in February. Short will begin performances in the role on January 7, 2015; Lane will play his final show ...

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Tony Winner Martin Short May Replace Nathan Lane in Star-Studded It’s Only a Play on Broadway

Tony Winner Martin Short May Replace Nathan Lane in Star-Studded It’s Only a Play on Broadway

It looks like Tony winner Martin Short may replace Nathan Lane as James Wicker in an extended run of the star-studded It’s Only a Play. Lane is set to star in BAM’s The Iceman Cometh in February; the remaining cast—Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, F. Murray Abrahm, Stockard Channing, Rupert Grint and Micah Stock—are reportedly in negotiations ...

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Odds & Ends: Debra Messing & Will Chase Split, Nathan Lane & Andrea Martin Reveal Their Fave Co-Stars & More

Odds & Ends: Debra Messing & Will Chase Split, Nathan Lane & Andrea Martin Reveal Their Fave Co-Stars & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today.

Debra Messing & Will Chase Split 
Broadway alums Debra Messing and Will Chase have ended their relationship after dating for two and a half years. Us Weekly reports that the pair, who found love on Smash, intend to remain close friends. In happier news, Messing’s new TV series ...

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It's Only a Play Headliners Nathan Lane & Matthew Broderick Are 'Mean' & Don't Know How They Met

It's Only a Play Headliners Nathan Lane & Matthew Broderick Are 'Mean' & Don't Know How They Met

The dynamic duo of Broadway, a.k.a. Tony winners Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, stopped by The View on October 17 to chat about their latest on-stage gig together, Broadway’s It’s Only a Play. We all remember their performances together in The Producers, but where did they first meet? Turns out, they can’t even get their ...

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The Starry Cast of It's Only a Play Feed Their 'F*cking Souls' on Opening Night!

The Starry Cast of It's Only a Play Feed Their 'F*cking Souls' on Opening Night!

Nathan Lane, Stockard Channing, Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, F. Murray Abraham, Rupert Grint...and Micah Stock! Talking with the hilarious cast of Terrence McNally's It's Only a Play on opening night.

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Photos! Raise a Toast to Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick & the Star-Packed Cast of It's Only a Play

Photos! Raise a Toast to Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick & the Star-Packed Cast of It's Only a Play
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It’s Only a Play had a starry opening night celebration on October 9, 2014, featuring Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, Rupert Grint, F. Murray Abraham, Stockard Channing and Micah Stock. Click for photos from the festivities at the Mariott Marquis, then catch the show at the Schoenfeld Theatre!

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Terrence McNally's Starry It's Only a Play Eyes Extension on Broadway

Terrence McNally's Starry It's Only a Play Eyes Extension on Broadway

Broadway.com has learned that It’s Only a Play, which was proving to be a stellar box office hit before it officially opened on October 9, is now eyeing to remain a little longer on the Great White Way. A spokesperson for Terrence McNally's comedy said: "The producers would love nothing more than to extend. The demand for ...

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Lights Up! Chart It's Only a Play's 36-Year Journey to the Great White Way

Lights Up! Chart It's Only a Play's 36-Year Journey to the Great White Way

Places, everyone! Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick are reuniting on Broadway in It’s Only a Play, an ultra-meta comedy about what happens after the curtain goes down on opening night. In this revamped revival of Terrence McNally’s 1978 play, Lane and Broderick play two best friends: Peter Austin (Broderick), a playwright with a brand new Broadway show, and ...

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Watch It's Only a Play Star Matthew Broderick Discuss Opening Nights, the All-Seeing Ferris Bueller & Balls

Watch It's Only a Play Star Matthew Broderick Discuss Opening Nights, the All-Seeing Ferris Bueller & Balls

It’s Only a Play star Matthew Broderick, on the eve of his own opening night, stopped by Late Night to chat with Seth Meyers about everything from good and bad reviews to Ferris Bueller to something about Nathan Lane and balls. “I had a Ferris Bueller poster in my bedroom growing up,” Meyers admitted. “You looked at everything I ...

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