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Contact Opened March 30th 2000Back to Broadway 2
Lincoln Center Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Broadway at 64th St. 212-239-6200 $55-$85. Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; 2 Hours; One Intermission; By John Weidman. Dance play of 3 sexual fantasies. Choreographed and Directed by Susan Stroman; First, "Swinging", A romance in 18th Century France involving a servant, an Aristocrat and a girl on a swing - "Did You Move", An unhappy Queens woman in the 1950's who dances to Puccini and Tchaikovsky for pleasure. - Finally, "Contact", an executive falls for a girl at a dance club.
Winner of 4 2000 Tony Awards including Best Musical.
The Crucible Opened March 7th 2002 through June 9th 2002
Virginia Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St. between Broadway & 8th. Ave. 212-239-6200; $40-$85; Tue-Sat 7:30 PM; Wed, Sat, Sun 2 PM; "The Crucible" is a new production of the 1953 play by Arthur Miller; Directed by Richard Eyre; Featuring Liam Neeson and Laura Linney. With Brian Murray, Helen Stenborg, John Benjamin Hickey, Christopher Evan Welch, Angela Bettis, Tom Aldredge, J R Horne, Paul O'Brien, Jeanne Paulsen, Jennifer Carpenter, Henry Stram, and Patrice Johnson. Original music by David Van Tieghem; "The Crucible" originally opened on January 22nd, 1953 at the Martin Beck Theatre.
Elaine Stritch At Liberty February 21st 2002 - May 26th 2002
Neil Simon Theatre, 250 West 52nd Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue. 212-307-4100 $40-$85; Wednesday-Saturday 8 PM; Sunday 5 PM; This Broadway legend, Elaine Stritch, tells her own story in song and monologue. Directed by George C. Wolfe. Script John Lahr and Stritch; Musical Director Rob Bowman; A must for longtime theater fans.
The Elephant Man Opened April 14th 2002 - Closed June 2nd 2002
Royale Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., Between Broadway and 8th Ave; 212-239-6200; $50-$75; Tue-Sat 8 PM; Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 & 7:30 PM; This play presents Billy Crudup and Kate Burton in a new production of this 1979 award winning play by Bernard Pomerance. "The Elephant Man" is a story of the life of John Merrick who lived in the late 1800's. The deformed, intelligent man was learned to be loved by society. Directed by Sean Mathius. Also stars Rupert Graves with Jena Stern, Ed Genest, Jack Gilpin, and James Riordon.
Fortune's Fool Opened April 2nd 2002
Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue; 212-239-6200; $55-$75; Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; Alan Bates and Frank Langella star in this 9 character play by Ivan Turgenev ("A Month In The Country"). This new adaptation by Mike Poulton is directed by Arthur Penn.
Frankie and Johnny in the Claire De Lune Previews July 26th 2002; Opens August 8th; 22 week engagement to December 29th, 2002.
Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St. Between Broadway and 8th Ave. Telecharge: 212-239-6200, 1-800-432-7250 Or, for Groups, call Showtix at 212-302-7000; $35 - $75; Tue - Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; A romantic drama of two lovers in a NYC apartment. Frankie and Johnny in the Claire De Lune was first produced in 1987 at Manhattan Theatre Club's Stage II starring Kathy Bates and F. Murray Abraham; The movie featured Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, and Nathan Lane; Frankie and Johnny in the Claire De Lune features Edie Falco, (Frankie), best known for her role as Carmela Soprano on HBO's "The Sopranos" for which she received Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Awards. Also known from HBO's "Oz", NBC's "Law and Order" and "Homocide". Edie Falco recently starred as the title character in the award winning film "Judy Berlin" and will be featured in John Sayles film "The Sunshine State" in the summer of 2002. Stanley Tucci (Johnny), received major acclaim in "Big Night" as producer, co-writer, and co-director with Campbell Scott; Written by Terrence McNally, a prolific American playwright, whose credits include "The Full Monty", "Ragtime", "Master Class" and many more! Directed by award winning Joe Mantello, who will also be directing "A Man of No Importance" in the fall.
The Full Monty Opened October 26th 2000
Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 230 West 49th St. Between Broadway and 8th Ave. 212-239-6200 $30-$85. Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; 2 hrs 30 min; A musical comedy based upon the 1997 movie where a group of construction workers from Buffalo, not England as in the movie, whoop it up and sing and dance naked. Directed by Jack O'Brien, written by Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by David Yazbek.
The Graduate Opened April 4th 2002
Plymouth Theatre; 236 West 46th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue; 212-239-6200; $41.25-$76.25; Tue-Sat 8 PM; Wed, Sat 2 PM; Sun 3 PM; Kathleen Turner as Mrs. Robinson, Jason Briggs, and Alicia Silverstone all star in the new play by Terry Johnson based on the novel by Charles Webb and the screenplay by Calder Willingham & Buck Henry. Directed by Terry Johnson. "The Graduate" screenplay was released in 1967 by AVCO/Embassy pictures and featured Dustin Hoffman in his first major role, Anne Bancroft and Katherine Ross. The score was crafted by Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel and Dave Grusin.
The Goat Or Who Is Sylvia? Opened March 10 2002
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.
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