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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown - Broadway

A musical version of Pedro Almodovar's acclaimed film comes to Broadway.

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Starry Women on the Verge Musical to Close Early on Broadway

Starry Women on the Verge Musical to Close Early on Broadway

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, a musical adaptation of the Spanish movie of the same name by Pedro Almodovar, will play its final performance at the Belasco Theatre on Sunday, January 2, 2011. The Lincoln Center Theater production, originally set to run through January 23, will have played 30 preview and 69 regular performances at the time ...

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Video Exclusive! A Private Women on the Verge Concert with Songwriter David Yazbek

Video Exclusive! A Private Women on the Verge Concert with Songwriter David Yazbek

Without a doubt, David Yazbek is one of the most exciting Broadway songwriters to emerge over the past decade. A former rocker, he turned a group of working class losers into believable musical comedy heroes in The Full Monty, wrote a scoreful of genuinely funny tunes for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and has now presented his most sophisticated and challenging score ...

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Hello, Patti? LuPone Rumored for Broadway Revival of Hello, Dolly!

Hello, Patti? LuPone Rumored for Broadway Revival of Hello, Dolly!

Will Patti LuPone’s next Broadway outing be the title role in Jerry Herman’s beloved musical Hello, Dolly!? The New York Times reports that Nederlander Productions is developing a revival of the show built around LuPone as Yonkers’ most famous matchmaker, Dolly Levi, a role made famous by Carol Channing. A spokesman for the Nederlanders and LuPone declined to ...

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Brian Stokes Mitchell on the Joys of Playing a Cad in Women on the Verge

Brian Stokes Mitchell on the Joys of Playing a Cad in Women on the Verge

Brian Stokes Mitchell is such a familiar presence at Broadway events from his years of service to the Actors’ Fund, it’s a jolt to realize that this Tony-winning star last acted on Broadway in the 2002 revival of Man of La Mancha. After that show closed, Stokes (as everyone calls him) became a first-time father at age 45, and ...

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Drama League to Honor Patti LuPone at Black-Tie Benefit

Drama League to Honor Patti LuPone at Black-Tie Benefit

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone will be honored at the Drama League’s 27th annual black-tie benefit gala on February 7, 2011. Dubbed “A Musical Celebration of Broadway,” the event will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Pierre Hotel, co-directed by Roger T. Danforth and Tony Award winner Cady Huffman.

The gala will include a post-dinner show ...

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Women on the Verge Cabbie Danny Burstein on Moonlighting in Boardwalk Empire

Women on the Verge Cabbie Danny Burstein on Moonlighting in Boardwalk Empire

Danny Burstein can’t share any scoop about the December 5 season finale of HBO’s hot new drama Boardwalk Empire, in which he plays the recurring role of casino boss Lolly Steinman. “I can’t even say whether I’m in the episode,” Burstein says with a laugh. “They’re very secretive.” But the two-time Tony nominee, now on ...

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Enter the Backstage 'Harem' of Women on the Verge's de'Adre Aziza

Enter the Backstage 'Harem' of Women on the Verge's de'Adre Aziza

“We’ve created a harem vibe in here,” de’Adre Aziza says of the dressing room she shares with Mary Beth Peil at the Belasco Theatre, home of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Onstage, Aziza is a buttoned-up lawyer, but offstage, the Passing Strange alum is charmingly bohemian, draping her dressing room with fabric and posters that ...

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Exclusive Photos: A Day with Women on the Verge Cutie Justin Guarini

Exclusive Photos: A Day with Women on the Verge Cutie Justin Guarini
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Justin Guarini is giving a standout Broadway debut performance as Carlos, the charmingly nervous son of Lucia (Patti LuPone) and Ivan (Brian Stokes Mitchell) in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. For those who know him only as the runner-up to Kelly Clarkson in the first season of American Idol, Guarini’s ease on the musical stage is ...

Danny Burstein and Ron Raines Join the Cast of Kennedy Center's Follies

Danny Burstein and Ron Raines Join the Cast of Kennedy Center's Follies

Two-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein and Broadway vet Ron Raines have joined the cast of the Kennedy Center’s forthcoming revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Follies. Burstein, currently on Broadway in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, will play Buddy Plummer, and Raines has won the role of Benjamin Stone. The production will run May 7-June 19, 2011 ...

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Chatting with the Stars on Opening Night of Women on the Verge

Chatting with the Stars on Opening Night of Women on the Verge

Nine leading actors, three creators and one superstar Spanish film director: Broadway.com talked to them all on opening night of the musical adaptation of Pedro Almodovar's Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Cast members Sherie Rene Scott, Laura Benanti, Patti LuPone, Brian Stokes Mitchell and more met the press at the Millennium Hotel, just steps away ...

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