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Next Fall Sets Broadway Closing Date

Next Fall Sets Broadway Closing Date

The Broadway production of Geoffrey Nauffts’ Next Fall will close on July 4 after 26 previews and 132 regular performances. According to a report in The New York Times, the play lost its entire $2 million capitalization.

After a summer 2009 off-Broadway run produced by Naked Angels, Next Fall opened on March 11 at the Helen Hayes Theatre and received ...

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Patrick Breen On How Next Fall Brings Two Worlds Together, Sans Rainbow Flags

Patrick Breen On How Next Fall Brings Two Worlds Together, Sans Rainbow Flags

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Next Fall is a Broadway rarity these days: a new American play, populated by a non-celebrity ensemble cast, written and directed by two Broadway newcomers (Geoffrey Nauffts and Sheryl Kaller, respectively, both of whom earned Tony nominations). Its transfer from off-Broadway (where it was produced by Naked Angels in the summer of 2009) to its current home ...

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Next Fall Fetes 100 Performances on Broadway

Next Fall Fetes 100 Performances on Broadway
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If you'd talked to the cast of Next Fall back in summer 2009, when the ensemble piece about the role of faith in a gay relationship was playing a limited off-Broadway run, everyone involved would have said they were proud of their powerful little show...but very few would have mentioned the "B" word: Broadway. Well, dreams do come true ...

What's Up, Sheryl Kaller? How Next Fall Transformed an Average Mom Into a Tony Nominee

What's Up, Sheryl Kaller? How Next Fall Transformed an Average Mom Into a Tony Nominee

Tony nominee Sheryl Kaller was an up-and-coming director when she made the choice to leave theater for motherhood nearly 16 years ago. In 2005, Kaller began working her way back into the scene with off-Broadway plays like Dangerous Beauty, opening the door for her to join the creative team of Geoffrey Nauffts’ faith-meets-sexuality drama Next Fall in 2009—which, as everyone ...

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Next Fall's Maddie Corman on Her Journey from Screen Teen to Broadway Mom

Next Fall's Maddie Corman on Her Journey from Screen Teen to Broadway Mom

Age: 40

Hometown: Irvington, New York

Currently: Co-starring as Patrick Breen’s sassy, wisecracking stage bestie Holly in the Tony-nominated drama Next Fall.

All in the Family: Corman’s extended family tree has branches all over show business: Her brother, Noah, grew up to be an exec at theater-centric Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records; husband Jace Alexander is a TV director; mother-in-law Jane Alexander ...

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Next Fall’s Sheryl Kaller on the Best Birthday Present Ever

Next Fall’s Sheryl Kaller on the Best Birthday Present Ever

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 2010 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Sheryl Kaller
Nominated for Best Director of a Play, Next Fall

“I was standing outside ...

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Next Fall Nominee Geoffrey Nauffts Fails to Sleep Through His Big Tony Moment

Next Fall Nominee Geoffrey Nauffts Fails to Sleep Through His Big Tony Moment

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 2010 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Geoffrey Nauffts
Nominated for Best Play, Next Fall

“I was planning on just sleeping in ...

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Straight Talk About Faith, Love and Gossip with Next Fall's Patrick Heusinger

Straight Talk About Faith, Love and Gossip with Next Fall's Patrick Heusinger

There are a few things Patrick Heusinger doesn't like to talk about. Religion is one. Politics is another. His personal life also tops the list (though not for the reasons you'd think). Which makes delving into his breakout role as devoutly Christian homosexual Luke in the notably religious, "unintentionally" political and deeply personal new drama Next Fall an ...

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Life, Death, Faith and Elton John: Next Fall's Big Broadway Opening

Life, Death, Faith and Elton John: Next Fall's Big Broadway Opening

Next Fall has had a wild ride since its initial off-Broadway run last summer. After three off-Broadway extensions, news of a Broadway transfer (with the entire cast intact) and the addition of superfan and superproducer Sir Elton John to the show's producing team, this new Broadway play took its Broadway bow on March 11, with Sir Elton and partner ...

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Did Word of Mouth Reviewers Sam, Phyllis and Deanna Fall For New Play Next Fall?

Did Word of Mouth Reviewers Sam, Phyllis and Deanna Fall For New Play Next Fall?

Intimate ensemble dramedy Next Fall drew rave reviews when it made its off-Broadway debut last summer, prompting a Broadway transfer and grabbing the support of big-time producers like Sir Elton John and David Furnish. A new play by a rising scribe (this is the first Broadway outing from playwright Geoffrey Nauffts, already a veteran actor) is always something to get excited about—but did the dark, comic story ...

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New Play Next Fall's Joyful Broadway Opening

New Play Next Fall's Joyful Broadway Opening
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New Broadway play Next Fall continued its fairy-tale journey to Broadway on March 11, 2010, following its March 10 VIP bash (hosted by producer Sir Elton John) with an even bigger event: its official Broadway opening at the Helen Hayes Theatre. Next Fall already moved audiences off-Broadway during an acclaimed run in summer 2009, and opening night on-Broadway was no exception. Guests ...

Sir Elton John and David Furnish Throw Next Fall a VIP Bash

Sir Elton John and David Furnish Throw Next Fall a VIP Bash
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Next Fall, the new play about the role of faith in one gay relationship, has had a dream journey to Broadway. What began as a five-week run off-Broadway in the summer 2009 quickly became a three-time extended hit, which propelled the intimate ensemble piece to a Broadway transfer. Then, as the show revamped for the Great White Way, even greater news: Sir Elton ...

Talking to Next Fall Before Their Next Step to Broadway

Talking to Next Fall Before Their Next Step to Broadway

When the new play Next Fall first opened off-Broadway last year, no one suspected that its funny and moving story would win over critics and audiences so completely it would move to Broadway. That's exactly what happened, however, and stars Patrick Breen, Maddie Corman, Sean Dugan, Patrick Heusinger, Connie Ray and Cotter Smith are moving with it. We talked ...

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Sir Elton John and David Furnish Join Producing Team for Broadway's Next Fall

Sir Elton John and David Furnish Join Producing Team for Broadway's Next Fall

In keeping with the celebs on Broadway trend, Sir Elton John and partner David Furnish have joined the producing team of Geoffrey Nauffts' Next Fall. The new Sheryl Kaller-helmed play, which enjoyed an acclaimed off-Broadway run in June 2009, begins previews at the Helen Hayes Theatre on February 16. Opening night is set for March 11.

“We are excited to ...

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Brave New Drama Next Fall Meets the Press Before Landing on Broadway

Brave New Drama Next Fall Meets the Press Before Landing on Broadway
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When Geoffrey Nauffts' comedic drama Next Fall first hit off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons in June 2009, audiences and critics alike were blown away. The show explores what happens when friends, lovers and family with differing life views and faith meet in a hospital waiting room and is now prepping for a Broadway run at the Helen Hayes Theatre, with its ...

Photo Exclusive: An Intimate Look as Next Fall Rehearses for Broadway

Photo Exclusive: An Intimate Look as Next Fall Rehearses for Broadway
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Audiences rarely get to see the work that goes on behind-the-scenes in preparing a show for Broadway. The upcoming drama Next Fall, however, has nothing to hide. After an acclaimed off-Broadway run at Playwrights Horizons in June 2009, this dramedy about what happens when one man's lover and loved ones converge when he falls into a coma is transfering to Broadway, beginning performances at ...

Next Fall Celebrates Opening Night

Next Fall Celebrates Opening Night
Date
Mar 11, 2010
Where
Helen Hayes Theatre
Show
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Geoffrey Naufft's Next Fall opens at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre.

Directed by Sheryl Kaller, Next Fall takes a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment and unconditional love. While the central story focuses on the five-year relationship between Adam and Luke (and Luke’s relationship with his conservative parents), Next Fall forces audiences to examine what it means to ...

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Tickets Now On Sale for Next Fall

Tickets Now On Sale for Next Fall

Tickets are now available for the Broadway premiere of Geoffrey Nauffts’ Next Fall, which arrives at the Helen Hayes Theatre on February 16 after an acclaimed off-Broadway production in the summer of 2009. Opening night is set for March 11, directed by Sheryl Kaller.

Next Fall takes a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment and unconditional love. While the ...

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Next Fall Arrives

Next Fall Arrives
Date
Feb 16, 2010
Where
Helen Hayes Theatre
Show
Next Fall | Buy Tickets

Geoffrey Naufft's Next Fall begins previews at Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre.

Directed by Sheryl Kaller, Next Fall takes a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment and unconditional love. While the central story focuses on the five-year relationship between Adam and Luke (and Luke’s relationship with his conservative parents), Next Fall forces audiences to examine what it means ...

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Original Cast to Return for Broadway Run of Geoffrey Nauffts' Next Fall

Original Cast to Return for Broadway Run of Geoffrey Nauffts' Next Fall

The five-person original cast has signed on for the previously announced Broadway transfer of Geoffrey Nauffts' Next Fall. The play will begin previews on February 16 at the Helen Hayes Theatre, with opening night set for March 11, directed by Sheryl Kaller.

Next Fall stars Patrick Breen (Big River, Celebration/The Room, Fuddy Meers) as Adam, Maddie Corman (films such ...

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Geoffrey Nauffts' Next Fall to Play Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre

Geoffrey Nauffts' Next Fall to Play Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre

Geoffrey Nauffts’ Next Fall, which was a hit off-Broadway over the summer, is coming to Broadway. The play, directed by Sheryl Kaller, will begin performances in mid-February at the Helen Hayes Theatre and officially open on March 11.

Next Fall opened to critical acclaim at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre on June 3 and extended three times before closing there ...

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