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Dance of the Vampires Previews October 14th 2002; Opens 11/21/02Back to Broadway 2
Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue; 212-307-4100; Michael Crawford stars in this new musical based on Roman Polanski's 1967 film "The Fearless Vampire Killers". Directed by John Rando and choreographed by John Carrafa ("Into the Woods"), this book by David Ives, Jim Steinman, and Michael Kunze is about Count Von Krolock, a 19th Century Vampire. The vampire needs to win the heart and soul of an eighteen year old virgin.
Flower Drum Song Previews September 23rd 2002; Opens 10/17/02
Virginia Theatre, 245 West 52nd Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue; 212-239-6200; Lea Salonga stars in this new Broadway musical with a score by Rodgers & Hammerstein. This is the first major revival of this musical since it originally opened on Broadway on December 1st 1958 at the St. James Theatre. David Henry Hwang ("Madame Butterfly") has rewritten the original book. Based on the novel by C Y Lee. A San Francisco nightclub.
Frankie and Johnny in the Claire De Lune Opened 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 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. 2002 Tony Award : Best Play.
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 is Benjamin Braddock, 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.
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