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The Goat Or Who Is Sylvia? Opened March 10Back to Broadway 3
John Golden Theatre, 252 W. 45th St. between Broadway and 8th Ave. 212-239-6200. $65-$75; Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; World Premiere of the new 4 character play by Edward Albee. ( A Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright ) Featuring Bill Pullman and Mercedes Ruehl. A ruinous affair plagues a successful 50 year old architect's family life, career and marriage.
I'm Not Rappaport Previews April 13th; Opens April 25th
Booth Theatre, 222 West 45th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue; 212-239-6200; Judd Hirsch and Ben Vereen star in this 1985 play by Herb Gardner ("A Thousand Clowns"). Also featuring Anthony Arkin, Mimi Lieber, Steven Boyer, Jeb Brown, and Tanya Clark. Directed by Daniel Sullivan.
Into The Woods Previews April 13th; Opens April 30th 2002
Broadhurst Theatre, 235 W. 44th St. Between Broadway and 8th Avenue; 212-239-6200; $40-$99; Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; Director James Lapine; Music & Lyrics Stephen Sondheim; Choreographer John Carrafa; "Into The Woods" is an original story of a Baker and his Wife who attempt to have a child and reverse the curse on their family. It is a blend of five Grimms' fairy tales. Features stories such as "Cinderella", "Rapunzel", "Little Red Riding Hood", and "Jack, The Giant Killer". Features Vanessa Williams as "The Witch", John McMartin as "Narrator/Mysterious Man", Laura Benanti as "Cinderella", and Gregg Edelman as "Cinderella's Prince". The musical "Into The Woods" originally opened at the Martin Beck Theatre on November 5th 1987.
Les Miserables Opened March 12th 1987
Imperial Theater, 249 W. 45th St. between Broadway & 8th Ave. 239-6200. $20-$90. Mon-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; 3 Hours. One intermission. Geffen cast album. Musical adaptation of Victor Hugo novel about persecuted Jean Valjean. J. Mark McVey is current Valjean, Javert is Philip Hernandez & Fantine is played by Jacquelyn Piro.
The Lion King Opened November 13th 1997
New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W. 42nd. St. Between 7th and 8th Ave. (212-307-4747). $30-$100. Wintertime schedule: Wed-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 1 and 6:30 PM. Summertime schedule, Memorial Day to Labor Day: Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; 2 hrs. 45 min. One intermission. Director Julie Taymor. Disney's new theater. Adaptation from animated screen. Cast of 46 sings the Elton John - Tim Rice score. Simba the lion cub destined to become king. Garth Fagan - Choreographer.
Mamma Mia Opened October 18th 2001
Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway at 50th Street. 212-239-6200; or, 212-563-5544; or, 800-432-7250. $55.00-$98.75. Mon-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Mamma Mia opened at London's Prince Edward Theatre in April, 1999 and was a fantastic hit that has broken every known British box office record and continues to sell out. The group ABBA has sold over 350 million records worldwide. Mamma Mia includes the hit "Money, Money, Money". Featuring Louise Pitre as Donna Sheridan, a single mother running a tavern on a fictional Greek island. Her friends, Rosie and Tanya are played by Judy Kaye and Karen Mason. They will all get together for the wedding of Donna's daughter, Sophie played by Tina Maddigan. Tina and Louise are making their Broadway debuts. Also featuring, Joe Machota, David Keeley, Ken Marks, Dean Nolen, Tonya Doran, Sara Inbar, Mark Price, and Michael B. Washington. A musical love story based on the music of ABBA. Produced by Judy Craymer, Richard East & Bjorn Ulvaeus for Littlestar in association with Universal. Music-Lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus. Playwright Catherine Johnson. Director Phyllida Lloyd. Choreographer Anthony Van Laast.
The Man Who Had All The Luck Previews April 19; Opens May 1st
American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street between Broadway & 8th Ave. 212-719-1300; $40-$65; Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; This Arthur Miller play was his first Broadway production, which originally opened on November 23rd 1944. "The Man Who Had All The Luck" was written in 1940 and takes place in 1938. It is a story of the justice of fate and involves the fortuitous young Midwestern man named David, played by Chris O'Donnell - while others struggle around him. With Samantha Mathis as Hester, Mason Adams as Dan Dibble, James Rebhorn as Pat, and Sam Robards as Gus. Directed by Scott Ellis.
Metamorphoses Opened March 4th 2002
Circle in the Square Theatre, 1633 Broadway at 50th Street. 212-239-6200; $30-$75; Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; This play by Mary Zimmerman, director, transforms the stage into a 30 foot wide pool of water in which classic Roman myths come to life. King Midas, Narcissus and his reflection, Orpheus, and Euridice. With Anjali Bhimani, Raymond Fox, Kyle Hall, Doug Hara, Felicity Jones, Chris Kipiniak, Louise Lamson, Erik Lochtefeld, Mariann Mayberry and Lisa Tejero. Original Music by Willy Schwarz.
Morning's At Seven Opens April 21st 2002
Lincoln Center Theater at the Lyceum, 149 West 45th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenue; 212-239-6200; $40-$65. Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; This revival of the 1939 play by Paul Osborn features Elizabeth Franz, Julie Hagerty, Buck Henry, Piper Laurie, Christopher Lloyd, William Biff McGuire, Estelle Parsons, Frances Sternhagen and Stephen Tobolowsky. "Morning's At Seven" is directed by Daniel Sullivan. It originally premiered at the Longacre on November 30th, 1939, and again at the Lyceum on April 10th 1980.
The Mystery of Charles Dickens Previews April 18th; Opened April 24th; Closed May 12th 2002
Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St. Between Broadway and 8th Ave. (212-239-6200, 1-800-432-7250). $25 - $65. Tue - Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; This new play by Peter Ackroyd will feature Simon Callow in his Broadway acting debut. It is directed by Patrick Garland. It had sold out seasons in London's West End. Simon is Charles Dickens and is also 49 of Dickens' most famous characters. Peter Ackroyd's play is a said to be a funny and compelling look at the life of one of the greatest writers in the English language.
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