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The Orphans' Home Cycle Part 1: The Story of a Childhood - Off-Broadway

Part One of Horton Foote's The Orphans' Home Cycle.

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Orphans' Home Cycle and More Honored by the New York Drama Critics' Circle

 Orphans' Home Cycle and More Honored by the New York Drama Critics' Circle
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With the 2009-2010 theater season over and done, the New York theater scene has been busy honoring all the fine work from the last year…and if there’s anybody who’s seen everything it’s the critics! On May 10 the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards were presented at the Algonquin Hotel. As previously announced the group, comprised ...

The Orphans’ Home Cycle Wins New York Drama Critics' Circle Award

The Orphans’ Home Cycle Wins New York Drama Critics' Circle Award

Horton Foote’s The Orphans’ Home Cycle is the winner of New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play of the 2009-2010 season. No awards were given for Best Musical or Best Foreign Play.

Special Citations were awarded to Lincoln Center Festival for visionary international programming and Viola Davis for sustained achievement. Ann Emerging Artist Special Citation was awarded ...

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Virginia Kull Juggles Four Feisty Women in The Orphans' Home Cycle

Virginia Kull Juggles Four Feisty Women in The Orphans' Home Cycle

Age: “Twentysomething”

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Currently: Juggling four diverse roles—the hero’s mother, a flirtatious widow, a childlike young woman and an elderly spinster—in Horton Foote’s nine-hour-long The Orphans’ Home Cycle at Signature Theatre Company.

Lone-Star Gal: Kull’s first ambition was quite a bit different from where she ended up: “I wanted to be a neurologist ...

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Off-Broadway Run of The Orphans' Home Cycle Extends for Six Weeks

Off-Broadway Run of The Orphans' Home Cycle Extends for Six Weeks

The Orphans’ Home Cycle, a trilogy of nine one-act plays by Horton Foote, has extended by popular demand for the second time at Signature Theatre Company. All three parts will now play in repertory for an additional six weeks, through May 8. The extension includes the addition of two marathon performances in which the Cycle will be performed in a ...

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Horton Foote's Orphans' Home Cycle Eyes Fall 2010 Broadway Transfer

Horton Foote's Orphans' Home Cycle Eyes Fall 2010 Broadway Transfer

Rumors have swirled about a possible Broadway transfer for Horton Foote’s Orphans’ Home Cycle, the trilogy of nine hour-long plays that is currently running at the Signature Theatre Company. Producer Daryl Roth and director Michael Wilson now tell The New York Times that a Broadway production is being planned for fall 2010 to allow time to put a marketing ...

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Mayor Bloomberg Commits $25 Million to New Home for Signature Theatre

Mayor Bloomberg Commits $25 Million to New Home for Signature Theatre

In a ceremony held on December 22, New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg joined with officials from Signature Theatre Company and Related Companies to announce a $60 million partnership, including a $25 million contribution from the city, to create a new home for the off-Broadway company. Signature expects to move into its Frank Gehry-designed Signature Center, part of a ...

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A Look at Horton Foote's Epic Cycle

A Look at Horton Foote's Epic Cycle

Horton Foote’s epic The Orphans’ Home Cycle —a total of nine plays condensed into three evenings of theater—tells the story of Horace Robedaux, based partly on the life and childhood of Foote’s own father. As Robedaux ages through the decades, the plays tackle such issues as courtship, marriage, the building of families, war and death. Director Michael ...

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Horton Foote's Remarkable Orphans' Home Cycle Begins at Signature Theatre

Horton Foote's Remarkable Orphans' Home Cycle Begins at Signature Theatre
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In what is already being hailed as the theatrical event of the season, the first of three parts in Horton Foote’s Orphans’ Home Cycle has made its debut at Signature Theatre Company. This massive undertaking, involving nine plays and 22 actors playing multiple roles, follows Horace Robedaux (a character based on the late playwright’s father) from 1902, when ...

Casting Set for Horton Foote's Three-Part 'Orphans Home Cycle'

Casting Set for Horton Foote's Three-Part 'Orphans Home Cycle'

Casting is complete for “The Orphans’ Home Cycle,” the world premiere of a three-part compilation of plays by the late Horton Foote. The Cycle will be presented at Hartford Stage from September 3 to October 24, followed by an off-Broadway run at Signature Theatre Company from November 5 to March 6, 2010, directed by Michael Wilson.

Bill Heck (TV’s ...

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Tony Nominee Hallie Foote to Star in Horton Foote's Cycle

Hallie Foote will follow her Tony-nominated turn in Dividing the Estate by starring in another work by her late father, Horton Foote. She will headline the three-part, nine-play Orphans’ Home Cycle, a co-production of Connecticut’s Hartford Stage and New York City’s Signature Theater Company.

Set at the start of the 20th century, The Orphans Home Cycle centers on ...

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