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Lincoln Center Theater presents Christopher Durang's Chevhov-centric new play.

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Vanya Tony Nominee Shalita Grant Obsesses Over Google Maps, SVU and the City of New Orleans

Vanya Tony Nominee Shalita Grant Obsesses Over Google Maps, SVU and the City of New Orleans

Theater 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. Shalita Grant made her Broadway debut and received a Best Featured Actress Tony nomination for her role as the misguided psychic maid Cassandra in the Tony-nominated play Vanya and ...

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Vanya Star Sigourney Weaver Recalls Annoying Audience Members & Fan Interactions on The Talk

Vanya Star Sigourney Weaver Recalls Annoying Audience Members & Fan Interactions on The Talk

Christopher Durang’s Tony-nominated comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is slaying audiences and keeping its leading lady Sigourney Weaver in the best shape of her life. Weaver dropped by The Talk to chat with the ladies about the benefits of returning to the Great White Way. She also regales the ladies with a particular story about an annoying ...

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Vanya Standout Shalita Grant Makes a Naked Confession and Shows Off Her Confident Side

Vanya Standout Shalita Grant Makes a Naked Confession and Shows Off Her Confident Side

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’s hysterical star Shalita Grant reveals her competitve streak, exciting dream role, Sherri Shepherd connection and the other nominee she’s most rooting for.

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Vanya's Kristine Nielsen on Her 'Remarkable' Love Story and Tailor-Made, Tony-Nominated Starring Role

Vanya's Kristine Nielsen on Her 'Remarkable' Love Story and Tailor-Made, Tony-Nominated Starring Role

After two decades in the theater, Kristine Nielsen finds herself a first time Tony nominee for her hilarious and touching performance as spinster sister Sonia in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Nielsen has previously stood out in Christopher Durang’s Why Torture is Wrong and the People Who Love Them, Miss Witherspoon and Betty’s Summer Vacation, as well as ...

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Matilda & More Honored by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Matilda & More Honored by the New York Drama Critics’ Circle

Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike was named Best Play and Matilda, which features music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Dennis Kelly, won Best Musical at the 78th annual New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards. No work was honored with a Best Foreign Play prize this year.

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Nominated Director Nicholas Martin Calls Vanya the 'Happiest Theatrical Experience of My Life'

Nominated Director Nicholas Martin Calls Vanya the 'Happiest Theatrical Experience of My Life'

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is thrilled to be among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2013 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Nicholas Martin
Best Direction of a Play, Vanya and Sonia and ...

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'It's Like Christmas' as Vanya Star Kristine Nielsen Celebrates Her 'Unbelievable' First Tony Nomination

'It's Like Christmas' as Vanya Star Kristine Nielsen Celebrates Her 'Unbelievable' First Tony Nomination

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is thrilled to be among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2013 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Kristine Nielsen
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role ...

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Vanya Nominee Billy Magnussen Still Has to Work Out, Tony Nomination or Not

Vanya Nominee Billy Magnussen Still Has to Work Out, Tony Nomination or Not

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is thrilled to be among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2013 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Billy Magnussen
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role ...

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Tony Forecasts Threw Off Vanya Nominee Shalita Grant: 'I Read That Shit on Broadway.com'

Tony Forecasts Threw Off Vanya Nominee Shalita Grant: 'I Read That Shit on Broadway.com'

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is thrilled to be among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2013 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Shalita Grant
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role ...

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Martin Short Gets Silly With Vanya Stars Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & Kristine Nielsen

Martin Short Gets Silly With Vanya Stars Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & Kristine Nielsen
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No one knows more about cracking a great joke than stage and screen funnyman Martin Short, so he felt right at home with the crazy hijinks of Broadway’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike on April 24. After catching a matinee of Christopher Durang’s comedy, the Tony-winning actor and his son Henry headed backstage to laugh it up with ...

Barry Manilow Shares a Laugh with Vanya Stars Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & Kristine Nielsen

Barry Manilow Shares a Laugh with Vanya Stars Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & Kristine Nielsen
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Barry Manilow is making the rounds at some of Broadway’s most fun new shows. After visiting the flashy musical Kinky Boots, Manilow’s next outing was Christopher Durang’s acclaimed new comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Manilow dropped by the Golden Theatre on April 16 to check out the side-splitting performances by the show’s stars Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde ...

Boom! Vanya Standout Shalita Grant Takes Us Behind the Scenes at the Hit Broadway Comedy

Boom! Vanya Standout Shalita Grant Takes Us Behind the Scenes at the Hit Broadway Comedy

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike scene-stealer Shalita Grant gives us a laugh-out-loud backstage tour of the Golden Theatre complete with trash, props and co-star David Hyde Pierce.

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Carol Burnett Finds the Funny at Broadway's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Carol Burnett Finds the Funny at Broadway's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
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Who knows how to tickle the funny bone better than comic genius Carol Burnett? The Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress has done it all. From her Broadway debut as Princess Winnifred the Woebegone in Once Upon a Mattress in 1959 to her long-running self-titled variety show to her performances in the films Annie and Noises Off, Burnett has never ...

Vanya's Billy Magnussen Is Obsessed with The Walking Dead, Cuddling & Bob Barker's 'Pimp' Days

Vanya's Billy Magnussen Is Obsessed with The Walking Dead, Cuddling & Bob Barker's 'Pimp' Days

Theater 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. Billy Magnussen currently stars in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike as Sigourney Weaver's onstage boy-toy, Spike. When this Broadway hunk isn't stripping down at the Golden Theatre ...

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Sigourney Weaver Goes on The Colbert Report to Talk Bra Burning and 'Slumming' on Broadway

Sigourney Weaver Goes on The Colbert Report to Talk Bra Burning and 'Slumming' on Broadway

Sigourney Weaver is back on the boards as a “deeply shallow” movie star facing a mid-life crisis in Christopher Durang’s acclaimed comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. The Tony and Oscar nominee dropped by The Colbert Report on April 1 for a fun but in-depth interview that covers everything from why a big Oscar-nominated film star is “slumming” ...

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David Hyde Pierce to Host Drama League Awards; Honorary Co-Chairs Include Alan Cumming, Nathan Lane & More

David Hyde Pierce to Host Drama League Awards; Honorary Co-Chairs Include Alan Cumming, Nathan Lane & More

Tony and Emmy winner David Hyde Pierce, currently starring in Broadway’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, will host the 79th annual Drama League Awards at New York’s Marriot Marquis on May 17. This year’s awards will honor Tony winners Bernadette Peters and Jerry Mitchell, Madison Square Garden Entertainment and the Radio City Rockettes.

The Drama League also announced ...

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Squigs Captures the Colorful Folly of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Squigs Captures the Colorful Folly of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce and Kristine Nielsen are back on the boards in Christopher Durang’s whimsical comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. When movie star Masha (Weaver) and her hot boy toy Spike (Billy Magnussen) drop in on Masha’s two sad, middle-aged siblings (Pierce and Nielsen), everyone’s lives are thrown into a tailspin. The roaring comedy reaches ...

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Celebrate Opening Night with Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & the Cast of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Celebrate Opening Night with Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & the Cast of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

The hilarious comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike celebrates its big opening night on Broadway on March 14. Join stars Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen and more for this electrifying evening.

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Have a Laugh with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Have a Laugh with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike?

Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce and Kristine Nielsen star as dysfunctional and hilarious siblings in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Find out if this trio won over our Word of Mouth panelists Jane, Brad and Anna.

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Starring Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce, Opens on Broadway

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Starring Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce, Opens on Broadway

Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike officially opens at Broadway’s Golden Theatre on March 14. Starring Oscar nominee Sigourney Weaver, Emmy and Tony winner David Hyde Pierce and frequent Durang collaborator Kristine Nielsen as a trio of dysfunctional siblings, the Nicholas Martin-helmed comedy is playing a limited 17-week engagement.

In addition to Weaver, Pierce and Nielsen, the ...

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Vanya Stars Sigourney Weaver & David Hyde Pierce Drop by The View to Discuss Their ‘Wild and Hilarious' Broadway Comedy

Vanya Stars Sigourney Weaver & David Hyde Pierce Drop by The View to Discuss Their ‘Wild and Hilarious' Broadway Comedy

Screen stars Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce are returning to their theatrical roots to star in the new Broadway play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. The Oscar nominee and the Tony winner dropped by The View on March 8 to talk to the ladies about their new show, tapping into the comedy’s silly, larger-than-life characters and their ...

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Shalita Grant on Being the 'Boss' in Vanya, Taking Charge in Life & the Slap that Changed Her Life

Shalita Grant on Being the 'Boss' in Vanya, Taking Charge in Life & the Slap that Changed Her Life

Age & Hometown: 24; Baltimore, MD

Current Role: Making her Broadway debut as the vengeful and protective psychic maid Cassandra in Christopher Durang’s comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

A Famous Friend: Few young actresses would turn down an ensemble role in The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino, but Shalita Grant recalls thinking, “I don’t want to ...

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Starring Sigourney Weaver & David Hyde Pierce, Begins Broadway Previews

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Starring Sigourney Weaver & David Hyde Pierce, Begins Broadway Previews

The Broadway transfer of Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike begins performances at the Golden Theatre on March 5. Headlined by Oscar nominee Sigourney Weaver ,Emmy and Tony winner David Hyde Pierce and frequent Durang collaborator Kristine Nielsen, the modern-day comedy officially opens on March 14, and is scheduled to play a 17-week engagement.

In addition to ...

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Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & the Stars of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Let Loose

Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & the Stars of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Let Loose

The five stars of Christopher Durang’s latest Broadway show, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, let loose and offer a hilarious look into this hysterical modern comedy.

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Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & the Cast of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Gear Up for Broadway

Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce & the Cast of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Gear Up for Broadway
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Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce and Kristine Nielsen play a trio of siblings so tragic, they’re hilarious in the Broadway premiere of Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. The cast of Lincoln Center Theater's off-Broadway smash are reuniting for a limited Broadway run beginning March 5 at the Golden Theatre. Directed by Nicholas Martin and co-starring Billy ...

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