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The Old Friends - Off-Broadway

Signature Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Horton Foote's drama.

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The Old Friends Star Betty Buckley Talks Bugs, Belting & Her Beloved Donkey on Side By Side

The Old Friends Star Betty Buckley Talks Bugs, Belting & Her Beloved Donkey on Side By Side

Betty Buckley spends the day with Susan Blackwell! The Tony winner sings her greatest hits, brags about how fast she can get into her Cats makeup and chats about playing an excellent drunk in The Old Friends.

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Cheers! The Old Friends Extends For a Third Time at Off-Broadway’s Signature Center

Cheers! The Old Friends Extends For a Third Time at Off-Broadway’s Signature Center

Horton Foote’s booze-soaked drama The Old Friends is sticking around a little longer! The acclaimed production, which was originally slated to run through October 6, will now play through October 20 at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center. Directed by Michael Wilson, the production stars Tony winner Betty Buckley and Tony nominees Hallie Foote and Lois Smith as three ...

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The Old Friends, Starring Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote & Lois Smith, Extends a Second Time Off-Broadway

The Old Friends, Starring Betty Buckley, Hallie Foote & Lois Smith, Extends a Second Time Off-Broadway

Get to know The Old Friends for one more week! The off-Broadway world premiere of Horton Foote’s drama has been extended for one week at the Irene Diamond Stage. The acclaimed production will now play through October 13 at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

Directed by Michael Wilson, The Old Friends stars Tony winner Betty Buckley, Tony nominees Veanne ...

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Raise a Glass to The Old Friends on Opening Night, Starring Hallie Foote, Lois Smith & Betty Buckley

Raise a Glass to The Old Friends on Opening Night, Starring Hallie Foote, Lois Smith & Betty Buckley
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The Old Friends threw a starry bash on September 12 to celebrate a very special occasion—opening night! The darkly funny drama by late playwright Horton Foote tells the story of two Texas farming families, and the generations of feuds and arguments that rise to the surface when Sybil (played by Foote’s daughter, Tony nominee Hallie Foote) arrives home ...

Thumbs Up! Betty Buckley & the Spirited Cast of The Old Friends Ignite Horton Foote’s Drama

Thumbs Up! Betty Buckley & the Spirited Cast of The Old Friends Ignite Horton Foote’s Drama

The drinks are flowing at off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center, and The Old Friends is one party you’ll definitely want to be invited to. Horton Foote's never-before-seen family drama, which opens on September 12, adds a darker dimension to the late playwright’s vast body of work. And what a fabulous bunch of alcoholics he has assembled ...

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They're Here! The Old Friends Premieres Off-Broadway, Starring Hallie Foote, Betty Buckley & Lois Smith

They're Here! The Old Friends Premieres Off-Broadway, Starring Hallie Foote, Betty Buckley & Lois Smith

Visitors have arrived at the Pershing Square Signature Center! The Old Friendsthe world premiere of Horton Foote’s posthumous drama opens September 12 at off-Broadway’s Irene Diamond Stage. Directed by Michael Wilson, the production stars Tony winner Betty Buckley and Tony nominees Hallie Foote and Lois Smith. The Old Friends will play a limited engagement through October 6 ...

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The Old Friends Star Cotter Smith on Bringing Horton Foote’s 'Holy Grail' to Life Off-Broadway

The Old Friends Star Cotter Smith on Bringing Horton Foote’s 'Holy Grail' to Life Off-Broadway

The Old Friends, by late playwright Horton Foote, is receiving its world premiere at the Signature Center. Cotter Smith, who plays Howard, recounts the joys of bringing the “dark and funny” drama to the stage for the first time.

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Betty Buckley on Her ‘Eclectic’ Career, Being Called a Diva & Starring in Horton Foote’s ‘Provocative’ Play The Old Friends

Betty Buckley on Her ‘Eclectic’ Career, Being Called a Diva & Starring in Horton Foote’s ‘Provocative’ Play The Old Friends

Over the last four decades, Tony winner Betty Buckley has enjoyed a celebrated career as a Broadway showstopper, creating unforgettable performances in Sunset Boulevard, Cats, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and more. But the versatile, Texas-born performer has also made her mark onscreen, playing sweet stepmom Abby Bradford on Eight is Enough and troubled country singer Dixie in Horton Foote ...

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Get a Glamorous First Look at Horton Foote’s The Old Friends, Starring Betty Buckley & Lois Smith

Get a Glamorous First Look at Horton Foote’s The Old Friends, Starring Betty Buckley & Lois Smith
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The Old Friends have arrived! The world premiere of Horton Foote’s posthumous drama is bringing a taste of Harrison, TX, to the Pershing Square Signature Center, starring Hallie Foote, Betty Buckley, Lois Smith, Veanne Cox, Cotter Smith and more. Directed by Michael Wilson, the drama tells the story of Mamie Borden (Smith), who nervously awaits the arrival of her ...

Hallie Foote on Her Father Horton’s ‘Divine’ Writing Talent & the Off-Broadway Premiere of The Old Friends

Hallie Foote on Her Father Horton’s ‘Divine’ Writing Talent & the Off-Broadway Premiere of The Old Friends

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It's always an event to see Tony-nominated actress Hallie Foote in a play written by her father, the late Horton Foote. Hallie's dry delivery is a perfect match for Horton's understated humor, and this irresistible combination is now on display in The Old Friends at Signature Theatre Company. As Hallie notes, it's fitting ...

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