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Donna Murphy stars in this new musical by Beaches scribe Iris Rainer Dart.

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People in the Picture Star Donna Murphy on Playing a Bubbie and Not Doing ‘The White Color Purple

People in the Picture Star Donna Murphy on Playing a Bubbie and Not Doing ‘The White Color Purple’

If you need any proof that Donna Murphy loves a challenge, look no further than her Broadway resume. The versatile actress took home her first of two Best Actress Tony Awards in 1994 for creating the role of Fosca, a sickly, ugly and obsessive lover in Stephen Sondheim’s Passion. Two years later, she earned her second Tony as British ...

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Tony Nominee Chat: The People in the Picture Star Donna Murphy is ‘Wearing My Own Damn Hair!’ on The Red Carpet

Tony Nominee Chat: The People in the Picture Star Donna Murphy is ‘Wearing My Own Damn Hair!’ on The Red Carpet

It’s a time-honored Broadway tradition: the day after the Tony nominations are announced, the lucky nominees get gussied up to meet the press. Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek caught up with Broadway powerhouse Donna Murphy, who is up for Best Actress in a Musical for her time-traveling role in The People in the Picture. She plays a 1970s New ...

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Broadway Bookwriter Iris Rainer Dart on Her Intensely Personal The People in the Picture

Broadway Bookwriter Iris Rainer Dart on Her Intensely Personal The People in the Picture

About the author:
Author Iris Rainer Dart knows the advantage of a good adaptation—her second novel was the bestseller-turned-blockbuster film Beaches—so when she set her sights on writing the book of a Broadway musical, it would have been easy to plumb her existing work for material. Instead, she plumbed the depth of her own experience to create The ...

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Picture Perfect! A Day in the Life of The People in the Picture's Nicole Parker

Picture Perfect! A Day in the Life of The People in the Picture's Nicole Parker
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In her comedy career, Nicole Parker has played everyone from Ellen Degeneres to Kim Kardashian, so it’s no surprise that this MadTV alum made her Broadway debut opposite a fellow comedian in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me. After that show outed Parker as the Broadway belting talent she is, the actress was scooped up to shine as Elphaba in ...

Celebrating with Donna Murphy and Her Party People on Opening Night

Celebrating with Donna Murphy and Her Party People on Opening Night

The pages of theatrical history got more than one addition on April 28 when time-traveling new musical The People in the Picture opened at Studio 54, bringing a story of laughter in the face of historical tragedy to the stage, and bringing two-time Tony winner Donna Murphy back to Broadway. Leading a cast of seasoned Broadway vets like Nicole Parker ...

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The People in the Picture's Donna Murphy Offers Some Advice to a Sister Nominee

The People in the Picture's Donna Murphy Offers Some Advice to a Sister Nominee

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 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Donna Murphy
Nominated for Best Actress in a Musical, The People in the Picture


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A Picture Perfect Opening Night for Donna Murphy & Co.

A Picture Perfect Opening Night for Donna Murphy & Co.
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It’s a special night when a brand new musical bows on Broadway, and the mood was appropriately bright when Roundabout Theatre Company's original offering The People in the Picture gave its opening night performance at Studio 54 on April 28. Two-time Tony winner Donna Murphy, leading a cast of seasoned Broadway vets, stars as Bubbie, a grandmother in ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Want to See More of The People in the Picture?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Want to See More of The People in the Picture?

The colorful characters of Roundabout Theatre Company's The People in the Picture are settling into their new home on Broadway, led by two-time Tony winner Donna Murphy. She’s doing double duty as Bubbie, a grandmother in 1970s New York City telling her granddaugher stories of life as a Yiddish theater star in pre-war Poland, and Raisel, that selfsame ...

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Squigs Says Hello to Donna Murphy and The People in the Picture

Squigs Says Hello to Donna Murphy and The People in the Picture

As Broadway welcomes the new time-travelling musical The People in the Picture onto the boards, Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson set out to welcome two-time Tony winner Donna Murphy to her role as Bubbie, a grandmother and Holocaust survivor in 1970s New York City. Through her storytelling, Bubbie brings the people in a faded photograph (Alexander Gemignani, Joyce ...

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The People in the Picture’s Rachel Resheff on Stage Bubbie Donna Murphy and Future Hubby Daniel Radcliffe

 The People in the Picture’s Rachel Resheff on Stage Bubbie Donna Murphy and Future Hubby Daniel Radcliffe

Age and hometown: 10, Westchester County, NY

Current Role: Melting hearts as Jenny, precocious granddaughter of two-time Tony winner Donna Murphy as Bubbie in the new musical The People in the Picture.

Broadway Baby: At the tender age of 10, Resheff is on the fast track to a Broadway resume that many seasoned actors would kill for. After getting scooped ...

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