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Cheyenne Jackson and Henry Winkler star in David West Read's new comedy.

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Thumbs Up! Get Your Kicks While You Can with The Performers' Priceless Performances

Thumbs Up! Get Your Kicks While You Can with The Performers' Priceless Performances

The Broadway sex farce The Performers may be a two-pump-chump, closing just days after it opened, but that doesn’t mean we didn’t leave completely satisfied. The new play about porn performers and their complicated love lives stars Broadway perennial Cheyenne Jackson as the dumb hunk with a heart of gold, Ari Graynor as his wife and fellow “performer,”  ...

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Sex, Skin & the City of Sin! The Stars of The Performers Get a Rise Out of Opening Night

Sex, Skin & the City of Sin! The Stars of The Performers Get a Rise Out of Opening Night

Audiences are turned on by the stars of Broadway's new porn farce The Performers, so we asked Cheyenne Jackson, Ari Graynor, Henry Winkler and the rest of the cast about getting down and dirty as they celebrated opening night. 

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Broadway Quickie! Porn Comedy The Performers, Starring Cheyenne Jackson & Henry Winkler, to Close Just Days After Opening

Broadway Quickie! Porn Comedy The Performers, Starring Cheyenne Jackson & Henry Winkler, to Close Just Days After Opening

The fun is over for the porn star crew of the new Brodway comedy The Performers. David West Read's play will hold its final performance on November 18 at the Longacre Theatre. The comedy opened on November 14. 

The Performers follows a tabloid journalist (Daniel Breaker) attending the Adult Film Awards in Las Vegas to interview a former high ...

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Star Performers Cheyenne Jackson, Ari Graynor & More Feel the Lust on Opening Night

Star Performers Cheyenne Jackson, Ari Graynor & More Feel the Lust on Opening Night
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The new passionate porn farce The Performers is a raunchy Broadway treat with plenty of skin and even more dirty talk. Partners are swapped, dresses are switched and double entendres are abound in David West Read's bawdy Broadway debut. Directed by Evan Cabnet, The Performers follows a tabloid journalist (Daniel Breaker) who is attending the Adult Film Awards in Las ...

Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Turned On by Porn Comedy The Performers?

Were Our Word of Mouth Panelists Turned On by Porn Comedy The Performers?

The new porn rom-com The Performers is a riotous raunchfest at the Longacre Theatre. Were Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Zander, Brittany and Brian stimulated by Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler, Alicia Silverstone and the rest of the cast? 

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Squigs Goes to Vegas to Capture Cheyenne Jackson and the Colorful Porn Stars of The Performers

Squigs Goes to Vegas to Capture Cheyenne Jackson and the Colorful Porn Stars of The Performers

When a play is set in Las Vegas on the day of the Adult Film Awards, you can bet it’s filled with colorful characters who have verrrrry few inhibitions. That’s certainly the case with The Performers, David West Read’s hilarious sex comedy of manners. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed to the Longacre Theatre to see the show ...

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The Performers Star Cheyenne Jackson Can't Get Enough of Revenge, k.d. lang, Costa Rica & More

The Performers Star Cheyenne Jackson Can't Get Enough of Revenge, k.d. lang, Costa Rica & More

Broadway stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, so Broadway.com decided it was high time to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors. Stage fave Cheyenne Jackson is currently rocking a loincloth as porn star Mandrew in The Performers, and offstage, Jackson relaxes with great TV shows, Patti Smith's awesome autobiography and ...

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From Facts About The Fonz to the Fun of Playing a Porn Star, The Performers' Henry Winkler Reveals All

From Facts About The Fonz to the Fun of Playing a Porn Star, The Performers' Henry Winkler Reveals All

The Performers star Henry Winkler answers your questions on everything from his favorite wacky porn title to The Fonz "jumping the shark" to co-star Cheyenne Jackson's enormous talent.

 

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Watch Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler, Daniel Breaker & More Get It On in the Porn Comedy The Performers

Watch Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler, Daniel Breaker & More Get It On in the Porn Comedy The Performers

Broadway hunk Cheyenne Jackson is showing some skin as porn star Mandrew in the new Broadway porn comedy The Performers. Watch him get down and dirty with co-stars Ari Graynor, Henry Winkler, Alicia Silverstone, Daniel Breaker and Jenni Barber. 

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Daytime TV Legends Barbara Walters & Judge Judy Take a Sneak Peek at the New Porn Comedy The Performers

Daytime TV Legends Barbara Walters & Judge Judy Take a Sneak Peek at the New Porn Comedy The Performers
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Barbara Walters and Judith Sheindlin (aka Judge Judy) aren't strangers to sensational drama, but nothing could have prepared them for the salacious goings-ons of The Performers. The daytime TV legends took in a preview performance of the new R-rated comedy on November 8 at Broadway's Longacre Theatre. After the show, Walters and Sheindlin went backstage to congratulate the cast and ...

The Performers Pair Cheyenne Jackson and Ari Graynor Drink and Dream About Their Lives as Porn Stars

The Performers Pair Cheyenne Jackson and Ari Graynor Drink and Dream About Their Lives as Porn Stars

Cheyenne Jackson and Ari Graynor are currently heating up the stage as married porn stars Mandrew and Peeps, respectively, in the new Broadway comedy The Performers. So what would the actors' own porn star names be if they ever chose to extend their acting abilities to the adult film world? 

"Mine is Conan Meadows," Jackson told Time Out ...

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Get a First Look at Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler, Alicia Silverstone & More in the New Comedy The Performers

Get a First Look at Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler, Alicia Silverstone & More in the New Comedy The Performers
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The Performers is set at Sin City's Adult Film Awards, and what happens in Las Vegas...ends up on a Broadway stage! The new romantic (and porntastic!) comedy from David West Read follows two high school buddies (Cheyenne Jackson and Daniel Breaker) who run into each other at the bawdy awards ceremony. Jackson plays adult film star Mandrew, while Breaker takes ...

Alicia Silverstone on Vamps, Vibrators & Why The Performers Is More Than a Porn Comedy

Alicia Silverstone on Vamps, Vibrators & Why The Performers Is More Than a Porn Comedy

Alicia Silverstone has come a long way since her iconic role as Cher in the 1995 hit film Clueless. These days, she’s all about Broadway! The California-based actress is appearing in the new romantic porn comedy The Performers, which opens on November 14 at the Longacre Theatre. A veteran of the Broadway productions of The Graduate and Time Stands Still ...

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See a Semi-Nude Cheyenne Jackson Get Prehistorically Porntastic in The Performers

See a Semi-Nude Cheyenne Jackson Get Prehistorically Porntastic in The Performers

If Hurricane Sandy didn’t wash away your libido, then Broadway has the perfect outlet for your Sandy-stemmed frustrations: porn star Cheyenne Jackson in tight leather! In a just-released production shot, Daniel Breaker and Jackson (in full caveman attire, no less) give us a taste of what we can expect from the scantily clad comedy The Performers, which follows two high ...

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Aaaaay! The Performers Star Henry Winkler Is Taking Your Questions

Aaaaay! The Performers Star Henry Winkler Is Taking Your Questions

Henry Winkler is currently showing off his comedic assets as porn star Chuck Wood in the new play The Performers, which revolves around two high school buddies who run into each other in Las Vegas at the Adult Film Awards. The romantic comedy marks the first time the actor has been on Broadway since 2000, when he starred in Neil ...

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Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers & More Get Intimate with the Stars of Porn Comedy The Performers

Liza Minnelli, Joan Rivers & More Get Intimate with the Stars of Porn Comedy The Performers
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Stage and screen legends Joan Rivers and Liza Minnelli headed to the Longacre Theatre for some risque fun on October 23! The Broadway vets took in the very first preview of the new comedy The Performers, starring Cheyenne Jackson, Alicia Silverstone, Henry Winkler, Ari Graynor, Daniel Breaker and Jenni Barber. Also on hand to cheer the cast of David Read ...

Porn Comedy The Performers, Starring Cheyenne Jackson & Henry Winkler, Begins Broadway Run

Porn Comedy The Performers, Starring Cheyenne Jackson & Henry Winkler, Begins Broadway Run

Previews of the new romantic porn comedy The Performers, starring Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler and Alicia Silverstone, begin October 23 at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre. Written by David West Read and directed by Evan Cabnet, the production officially opens on November 14. 

The Performers follows two high school buddies (Jackson and Daniel Breaker) who run into each other at the ...

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International Pop Star Sia Furler on How The Performers' Cheyenne Jackson Gave Her ‘Goosebumps’

International Pop Star Sia Furler on How The Performers' Cheyenne Jackson Gave Her ‘Goosebumps’

Australian chart topper Sia Furler has worked on some of 2012’s hottest songs including “Titanium” with DJ David Guetta and “Wild Ones” with rapper Flo Rida, but theater fans can also hear her talents on The Performers star Cheyenne Jackson's new debut solo album.

“I love [Cheyenne] because he’s funny, nice and so nice to look at,” ...

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The Performers' Cheyenne Jackson Meets the Munsters in Mockingbird Lane

The Performers' Cheyenne Jackson Meets the Munsters in Mockingbird Lane

Cheyenne Jackson is celebrating Halloween with quite the ghoulish gang. The Performers star will appear in the NBC holiday special Mockingbird Lane, an update of the classic TV series The Munsters. Jackson plays Scout Master Steve, a widower and leader of Eddie Munster's scout troop, who becomes smitten with the family's matriarch, Lily (played by Portia de Rossi). Check out ...

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Totally Buggin'! The Performers' Alicia Silverstone Isn't Clueless About How Playing Cher Changed Her Life

Totally Buggin'! The Performers' Alicia Silverstone Isn't Clueless About How Playing Cher Changed Her Life

As Alicia Silvestone prepares to take on the role of naïve Sara in Broadway’s new romantic comedy The Performers, the actress sat down with Entertainment Weekly to reflect on how playing California teen Cher in 1995’s Clueless changed everything for her and her castmates.

Unaware that writer/director Amy Heckerling based the comedy on Jane Austen's Emma, Silverstone said she ...

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As If! The Performers Star Alicia Silverstone Reunites with the Cast of Clueless

As If! The Performers Star Alicia Silverstone Reunites with the Cast of Clueless

Alicia Silverstone will always be remembered for her flawless performance as Cher in the 1995 teen flick Clueless. The coming-of-age classic launched dozens of catchphrases and, of course, Silverstone's career. Fans will be totally butt crazy in love with this shot of Silverstone and Stacey Dash, who played Cher's BFF Dionne, which appears on the cover of Entertainment Weekly's ...

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Grab a Pair! Tickets On Sale for Porntastic New Play The Performers, Starring Cheyenne Jackson

Grab a Pair! Tickets On Sale for Porntastic New Play The Performers, Starring Cheyenne Jackson

Tickets are now on sale for outrageous new romantic comedy The Performers. The stimulating new play stars Cheyenne Jackson and Daniel Breaker as old high school buddies who run into each other at the Adult Film Awards in Las Vegas. Jackson plays adult film star Mandrew, nominated for Male Performer of the Year, and Breaker is Lee, a tabloid reporter ...

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Does Size Really Matter? See The Performers' Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler & More Respond

Does Size Really Matter? See The Performers' Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler & More Respond

Find out how The Performers stars Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler and more "researched" the adult film industry for this hot new Broadway comedy.

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See Henry Winkler, Cheyenne Jackson & More at Porntacular Performers Event

See Henry Winkler, Cheyenne Jackson & More at Porntacular Performers Event
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The Performers are headed to Broadway! Set at the Adult Film Awards in Las Vegas, David West Read's new comedy stars Cheyenne Jackson and Henry Winkler as porn stars Mandrew and Chuck Wood, respectively, alongside Alicia Silverstone, Ari Graynor, Daniel Breaker and Jenni Barber. This top-notch cast of comic actors came together on September 25 at the Hard Rock Cafe ...

The Performers' Alicia Silverstone Shows Off Her Fangs in New Comedy Vamps, Co-starring The Heiress' Dan Stevens

The Performers' Alicia Silverstone Shows Off Her Fangs in New Comedy Vamps, Co-starring The Heiress' Dan Stevens

Alicia Silverstone, who returns to Broadway this fall in the porn comedy The Performers, is reuniting with Clueless writer/director Amy Heckerling for the new supernatural comedy Vamps. Silverstone plays Goody, a socialite vampire living in New York City, who tries to pursue love while evading vampire hunters. Downton Abbey star Dan Stevens, who's also headed to Broadway in ...

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