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Roundabout Theatre Company presents the revival of William Inge's comedy.

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Picnic’s Reed Birney on the Joy of Returning to Broadway 35 Years After His Debut

Picnic’s Reed Birney on the Joy of Returning to Broadway 35 Years After His Debut

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Reed Birney’s career proves that it’s possible to become the hottest stage actor in town on the far side of 50. Consider his resume in the past four years alone: Since his blistering performance as a sexual abuser in Sarah Kane’s Blasted, Birney has starred in new plays at Roundabout (Tigers Be Still, The ...

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What's Better Than Two Golden Crowns? Mare Winningham Reveals the Answer Backstage at Picnic

What's Better Than Two Golden Crowns? Mare Winningham Reveals the Answer Backstage at Picnic

When she’s not being motherly in Picnic, Mare Winningham has plenty of family keepsakes in her dressing room to remind her of home, including her beloved guitar, a memoir written by her mom and a pic of her grandma (who looks just like Mare!).

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Squigs Sketches a Steamy Summer Fling at the Broadway Revival of Picnic

Squigs Sketches a Steamy Summer Fling at the Broadway Revival of Picnic

It's a challenge to capture the red-hot chemistry between Sebastian Stan and Maggie Grace in Picnic, but leave it to Broadway.com’s sublime sketch artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson to get it oh so right! In this week’s Broadway Ink, Squigs lends his artistic talents to Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of William Inge’s Pulitzer Prize-winning ...

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Summer Lovin': How the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Picnic Turned Up the Heat on Broadway 60 Years Ago

Summer Lovin': How the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Picnic Turned Up the Heat on Broadway 60 Years Ago

A dashing drifter, a beautiful girl and the last day of summer… sounds romantic, no? Passion and propriety collide in William Inge’s Picnic, the 1953 dramedy that’s receiving a starry Broadway revival at the American Airlines Theatre. How did this steamy tale fare when it debuted, and how has it continued to thrill audiences for 60 years? Get ...

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Maggie Grace, Sebastian Stan & More Share the Secret to a Perfect Picnic

Maggie Grace, Sebastian Stan & More Share the Secret to a Perfect Picnic

Maggie Grace, Sebastian Stan, Ellen Burstyn, Mare Winningham and more star in the Roundabout Theatre Company revival of William Inge’s Picnic. Find out what the cast had to say about the steamy show on opening night!

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It’s a Scorching Hot Opening Night for the Cast of Picnic, Starring Maggie Grace and Sebastian Stan

It’s a Scorching Hot Opening Night for the Cast of Picnic, Starring Maggie Grace and Sebastian Stan
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Audiences are in for a night of romance and 1950s nostalgia when they treat themselves to the delicious drama of Picnic. Maggie Grace and Sebastian Stan crank up the sexual tension on Broadway in the hot revival of William Inge's play, which also stars Ellen Burstyn, Mare Winningham, Reed Birney, Elizabeth Marvel, Madeleine Martin and Ben Rappaport. As the ...

Sebastian Stan on the Challenge of Going Shirtless in Picnic and Going Mad on Once Upon a Time

Sebastian Stan on the Challenge of Going Shirtless in Picnic and Going Mad on Once Upon a Time

You definitely know Sebastian Stan. The 29-year-old rising star turned in memorable TV performances on Once Upon a Time, Gossip Girl and Political Animals, and he’s graced the movie screen in hits like Black Swan and Captain America. On top of that, Stan is an accomplished theater actor, having appeared on Broadway in 2007 in the Tony-nominated revival of ...

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Work Up an Appetite for Picnic?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Work Up an Appetite for Picnic?

Maggie Grace and Sebastian Stan deliver a passionate performance in Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Picnic. So what did Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Travis, Jane and Yiping think about the steamy new production?

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Picnic, Starring Maggie Grace and Sebastian Stan, Opens on Broadway

Picnic, Starring Maggie Grace and Sebastian Stan, Opens on Broadway

It’s opening night for Roundabout Theatre Company’s new revival of Picnic, the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramedy by William Inge about the languorous, lunching women in a small town in Kansas. Maggie Grace, Ellen Burstyn, Sebastian Stan, Elizabeth Marvel, Reed Birney and Mare Winningham star in the production, which opens on January 13 at the American Airlines Theatre. The limited ...

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Watch Steamy Show Clips of Maggie Grace, Sebastian Stan & More in a Passionate, Powerful Picnic

Watch Steamy Show Clips of Maggie Grace, Sebastian Stan & More in a Passionate, Powerful Picnic

The heat is rising on the stage at the American Airlines Theater, where Maggie Grace and Sebastian Stan are creating human fireworks as the romantically twisted leads in Picnic. Get your first look at scenes from this red-hot play!

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