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The Real Thing tells the story of Henry, a successful playwright who is unhappily married to Charlotte, the lead actress in his current play about a marriage on the verge of collapse. When Henry’s affair with their friend Annie threatens to destroy his own marriage, he discovers that life has started imitating art. After Annie leaves her husband so she and Henry can begin a new life together, he can’t help but wonder whether their love is fiction or the real thing.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jan. 4, 2015.

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Cynthia Nixon Talks Going from Daughter to Mother in The Real Thing
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Cynthia Nixon Talks Going from Daughter to Mother in The Real Thing
Opening Night Video! The Real Thing’s Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal
On the Scene
Opening Night Video! The Real Thing’s Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal
Photos! Ewan McGregor & the Cast of The Real Thing Have an Opening Night Love-Fest
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Photos! Ewan McGregor & the Cast of The Real Thing Have an Opening Night Love-Fest
Cheers to The Real Thing, Now Open on Broadway
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Cheers to The Real Thing, Now Open on Broadway
Get the Real Story Behind Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing!
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Get the Real Story Behind Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing!
See Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & Cynthia Nixon in Footage of The Real Thing
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See Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & Cynthia Nixon in Footage of The Real Thing
The Real Thing's Ewan McGregor is 'Terrified' of Broadway
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The Real Thing's Ewan McGregor is 'Terrified' of Broadway
Photos! Get a Glimpse of The Real Thing's Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal
First Look
Photos! Get a Glimpse of The Real Thing's Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal
Weekend Poll: Which Ewan McGregor Movie Would Make the Best Broadway Show?
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Weekend Poll: Which Ewan McGregor Movie Would Make the Best Broadway Show?
Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & More Begin Previews in The Real Thing
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Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & More Begin Previews in The Real Thing
Meet Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & the Stars of The Real Thing!
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Meet Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & the Stars of The Real Thing!
Alex Breaux & Madeline Weinstein to Make Broadway Debuts in The Real Thing
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Alex Breaux & Madeline Weinstein to Make Broadway Debuts in The Real Thing
Hot Shot! First Photo of The Real Thing's Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal
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Hot Shot! First Photo of The Real Thing's Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal
Josh Hamilton Will Join Ewan McGregor in The Real Thing on Broadway
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Josh Hamilton Will Join Ewan McGregor in The Real Thing on Broadway
Tickets Now Available to See Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & Cynthia Nixon in The Real Thing
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Tickets Now Available to See Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal & Cynthia Nixon in The Real Thing
Cynthia Nixon Joins The Real Thing with Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal
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Cynthia Nixon Joins The Real Thing with Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal
Maggie Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut in The Real Thing
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Maggie Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut in The Real Thing
Star Spotting! Movie Magnet Ewan McGregor to Make His Broadway Debut in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing
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Star Spotting! Movie Magnet Ewan McGregor to Make His Broadway Debut in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing
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