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The New York Idea - Off-Broadway

The world premiere of David Auburn's adaptation of Langdon Mitchell's 1906 comedy.

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David Auburn on Bringing The New York Idea Into the Modern Era

David Auburn on Bringing The New York Idea Into the Modern Era

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Playwright David Auburn picked up a Best Play Tony and Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for Proof, his emotionally resonant examination of mathematics and mental illness, but in his latest project, The New York Idea, Auburn finds himself in much more lighthearted territory. Sprucing up a rarely seen 1906 Langdon Mitchell comedy, Auburn breathes new life into the ...

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Smart Thinking! The New York Idea Opens Off-Broadway

Smart Thinking! The New York Idea Opens Off-Broadway
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Wedding bells are set to ring in Atlantic Theatre Company's production of The New York Idea, and what nuptials would be complete without a celebratory reception? On January 26 the cast of the bouncy romantic comedy (revised by Tony-winning playwright David Auburn from Langdon Mitchell's 1906 script) celebrated opening night by heading from the Lucille Lortel Theatre to ...

Take a Walk Down the Aisle With the Cast of The New York Idea

Take a Walk Down the Aisle With the Cast of The New York Idea

Spouse swapping, disapproving relatives, wild peacock-feathered ensembles...those are just some of the wedding day antics happening onstage in the Atlantic Theater Company's newly revised version of Langdon Mitchell's comedy The New York Idea. Broadway.com headed down to the show's off-Broadway home at the Lucille Lortel Theatre to chat with stars Jaime Ray Newman, Jeremy Shamos ...

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Atlantic Theater Company’s The New York Idea Extends Before Opening

Atlantic Theater Company’s The New York Idea Extends Before Opening

Before opening, the Atlantic Theater Company’s production of The New York Idea has extended its off-Broadway run. David Auburn's world premiere adaptation of Langdon Mitchell's 1906 comedy, which began performances on January 6, was originally scheduled to run through February 13 and will now run through February 26. It will officially open on January 26 at the ...

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Casting Set for Atlantic Theater Company's The New York Idea by David Auburn

Casting Set for Atlantic Theater Company's The New York Idea by David Auburn

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for its forthcoming world premiere production of The New York Idea, David Auburn’s adaptation of the 1906 comedy by Langdon Mitchell. The play will begin previews on January 6, 2011, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and open on January 26, directed by Mark Brokaw. The limited off-Broadway engagement is set to continue through ...

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