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The Royal Family

A classic 1927 comedy of manners.

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What a Hoot! The Royal Family’s Ana Gasteyer on Everything from Defying Gravity to Lindsay Lohan

What a Hoot! The Royal Family’s Ana Gasteyer on Everything from Defying Gravity to Lindsay Lohan

We all know Ana Gasteyer was a hoot during her six seasons on Saturday Night Live . Now the multi-talented funny lady is gathering quite list of stage credits on her resume, including starring roles in Wicked, The Threepenny Opera, The Rocky Horror Show or Kimberly Akimbo . Gasteyer’s latest role is Kitty Dean in The Royal Family , George S. Kaufman ...

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On Opening Night, Broadway's Royal Family Has a Ball

On Opening Night, Broadway's Royal Family Has a Ball

A stellar cast, a beloved play, an eager audience—with a combination like that, hopes were high on opening night of Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway revival of The Royal Family. Luckily, everything came together for this delightful production, including the recovery of ensemble member Tony Roberts just in time for the October 8 first-night festivities. Broadway.com was on ...

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The Royal Family Gets a Second Extension on Broadway

The Royal Family Gets a Second Extension on Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a second extension of its Broadway revival of George S. Kaufman’s and Edna Ferber’s The Royal Family. The classic comedy, directed by Doug Hughes, will now run through December 13 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

The Royal Family centers on the Cavendishes, a famous family of stage stars, as they go about ...

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The Royal Family Exits

The Royal Family Exits
Date
Dec 13, 2009
Where
Samuel J Friedman Theatre
Show
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Manhattan Theatre Club's production of The Royal Family plays its final performance at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber's cpmedy centers on the Cavendishes, a famous family of stage stars, as they go about the drama of the day: choosing scripts, dashing off to performances, stealing kisses from handsome beaus. But what ...

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Rosemary Harris: My Royal Family Reunion

Rosemary Harris: My Royal Family Reunion

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Where to begin describing the career of Rosemary Harris? In 60 years (!) as an actress, she’s taken the stage opposite Laurence Olivier, Rex Harrison, Peter O’Toole, Richard Burton, Michael Redgrave, Charlton Heston, Paul Scofield, John Gielgud, Jack Lemmon and George Grizzard, to name but 10 leading men. The British-born Harris has made her mark onscreen ...

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All Hail The Royal Family! MTC's Broadway Revival Opens

All Hail The Royal Family! MTC's Broadway Revival Opens
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A classic comedy like The Royal Family is always welcome on Broadway, particularly when the cast is headed by Rosemary Harris, Jan Maxwell, Ana Gasteyer, John Glover and Tony Roberts! After a scary incident during previews in which Roberts became ill onstage at Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel L. Friedman Theatre, opening night on October 8 provided a happy ending ...

Did Angie, Kathleen and Matt Laugh Along with The Royal Family?

Did Angie, Kathleen and Matt Laugh Along with The Royal Family?

The Royal Family centers around theater people--wild, eccentric theater people who happened to be related. Of course, insiders of the Broadway community will find their quirks hilarious, but do regular theatergoers get such a kick out of this comedy, which was written in 1927? We sent office worker Kathleen, graphic designer Matt and student Angie (her first review for us ...

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Just in Time for Opening, Tony Roberts Returns to The Royal Family

Just in Time for Opening, Tony Roberts Returns to The Royal Family

Tony Roberts will return to the stage for the opening night performance of Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway revival of The Royal Family, press reps confirmed just after 4PM on October 8. The show is scheduled to begin at 6:45 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Roberts had fallen ill during the October 4 matinee, which was halted and ...

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Royal Family Star Roberts 'Doing Well' After Illness Stops Show; Opening Remains Set for October 8

Royal Family Star Roberts 'Doing Well' After Illness Stops Show; Opening Remains Set for October 8

Actor Tony Roberts is recovering from an illness that forced the cancellation of the October 4 matinee performance of Manhattan Theatre Club's revival of The Royal Family. The play will retain its previously scheduled opening night of October 8, directed by Doug Hughes.

“We hope for Tony Roberts’ quick and complete recovery," MTC artistic director Lynne Meadow and executive ...

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Before Opening, Broadway's The Royal Family Extends

Before Opening, Broadway's The Royal Family Extends

A week before opening night, Manhattan Theatre Club has extended its Broadway revival of George S. Kaufman’s and Edna Ferber’s The Royal Family. Tickets for an additional week of performances are now on sale for the classic comedy, which is set to open on October 8 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The Royal Family will now run ...

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