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OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS WINNERS

   2009 – 2010

 

OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS

The Outer Critics Circle Award Winners were announced today.

 

The awards ceremony will take place on May 27, 2010.


FENCES won Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Actor in a Play (Denzel Washington) and Outstanding Actress in a Play (Viola Davis).
 
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES won Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge), Outstanding Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright).  
 
LEND ME A TENOR won the Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Award (Jan Maxwell).
 
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC won Outstanding Actress in a Musical (Catherine Zeta-Jones).
  
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET has won Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Levi Kreis).

NEXT FALL playwright Geoffrey Nauffts has won the John Gassner Award.

THE ORPHANS’ HOME CYCLE won Outstanding Off-Broadway Play and Outstanding Director of a Play (Michael Wilson).  
 
RED won Outstanding Broadway Play.
 
WISHFUL DRINKING has won Outstanding Solo Performance (Carrie Fisher).

TO READ THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES, CLICK HERE 

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Highlights of 2009-2010 Broadway Season

2009-2010 Broadway Season Officially Ends

HIGHLIGHTS OF A HISTORIC STAR-FILLED YEAR, PACKED WITH SHOWS:

Burn The Floor • Bye Bye Birdie • The Royal Family • Hamlet • After Miss Julie • Wishful Drinking • Ragtime • White Christmas  • A Little Night Music • A View From the Bridge • The Miracle Worker • A Behanding in Spokane •
Times Stands Still • Present Laughter • Next Fall • Looped • Red • Lend Me a Tenor • Million Dollar Quartet • La Cage aux Folles •  Sondheim on Sondheim • Fences • Collected Stories • Everyday Rapture


With the opening last night of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Everyday Rapture, the 2009-2010 Broadway Season officially comes to an end.
 
One of the busiest and exciting Broadway seasons in years included many moments that will make it truly memorable.  
 
Follow along with us on Twitter (@BBBway) as we look back at this electric, star-packed season.  
 
@OfficialBTF:
“Last summer, the Longacre heated up with the dancers of BURN THE FLOOR.  Maks and Karina from DWTS were a special treat for audiences.”
 
@B3onBroadway:
“The new Henry Miller’s Theatre opened in September with the first revival of the famous rock-n-roll musical BYE BYE BIRDIE.  Mayor Bloomberg cut the ribbon!”

@MTC_NYC:
“THE ROYAL FAMILY was so luscious, even the NY Times is still talking about it:   http://tinyurl.com/39yw4vg .”
 
@HamletBway09:
“Jude Law returned to Broadway last fall in the Donmar Warehouse’s mega-hit acclaimed production of HAMLET.”
 
@NightMusicBway:
“Celebrated stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury lit up Broadway this Winter in the first revival of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC.”
 
@RTC_NYC:
“Carrie Fisher had audiences rolling in the aisles as she told her sordid, martini soaked tale in WISHFUL DRINKING.”
 
@BBBWAY:
“The Neil Simon Plays: Brighton Beach Memoirs, directed by David Cromer, earns enthusiastic reviews, but plays briefly at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre.”
 
@RTC_NYC:
“Patrick Marber’s AFTER MISS JULIE brought Sienna Miller & Jonny Lee Miller together in an intoxicating tango.”
 
@SignatureTheatr:
 “Signature Theatre enjoys one of its biggest critical successes with the marathon trilogy production, Horton Foote’s THE ORPHANS’ HOME CYCLE, directed by Michael Wilson.”
 
@RagtimeonBway09:
“The celebrated musical RAGTIME returned to Broadway this Fall, breathing new life into the beloved American epic.”
 
@BBBWAY:
“IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS returned to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre this Winter, making it New York’s newest holiday tradition.”

@VIEWonBroadway:
“The new year began dramatically with Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson in a definitive production of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE.
 
@RTC_NYC:
“The dashing Victor Garber nailed the classic Noel Coward matinee idol role in a very funny revival of PRESENT LAUGHTER.”
 
@MTC_NYC:
“Donald Margulies’ newest play, TIME STANDS STILL earns rave reviews in its Broadway debut at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.”
 
@MiracleWorkerNY:
“THE MIRACLE WORKER brought Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin to Circle in the Square for her Broadway debut, alongside Tony nominee Alison Pill.”
 
@LoopedBroadway:
“Valerie Harper returned to Broadway in March in a tour-de-force performance as Tallulah Bankhead in LOOPED.”
 
@NextFall:
“Geoffrey Naufft’s new American play NEXT FALL opened in March and was lauded by critics for its humor, compassion and depth.”
 
@BehandingBWAY:
“March roared in like a lion with Chris Walken’s memorable portrayal of a one-handed man in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE.”
 
@MillionDQuartet:
“In April, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET became Broadway’s newest smash hit musical featuring a treasure trove of beloved rock and roll songs.”
 
@LendTenorNYC:
“Uproarious laughter has filled The Music Box since the April bow of Ken Ludwig’s madcap comedy Lend Me A Tenor, directed by Stanley Tucci.”
 
@RedonBroadway:
“Stage & screen vet Alfred Molina and Broadway newcomer Eddie Redmayne paint NY RED in John Logan’s new play, directed by Michael Grandage.”
 
@LaCageBroadway:
“LA CAGE AUX FOLLES opens to raves for Kelsey Grammer & Douglas Hodge and the ingeniously reinvented production, directed by Terry Johnson.”
 
@RTC_NYC:
“The adoration for Sondheim’s musical genius continued this spring in SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM.  Barbara Cook is a rare treat for Broadway audiences.”
 
@MTC_NYC:
“Donald Margulies’ COLLECTED STORIES premiered on Broadway at MTC, starring Linda Lavin, Sarah Paulson and directed by Lynne Meadow.”
 
@FencesBroadway:
“The first Broadway revival of FENCES, directed by Kenny Leon, opened to a chorus of raves for stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.
 
@RTC_NYC:
“Sherie Rene Scott finished the season off with a bang, wowing critics with her new musical EVERYDAY RAPTURE.” 

www.twitter.com/bbbway 
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Roundabout’s WISHFUL DRINKING concludes limited engagement 01/17

Final Week!

 

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

 

WISHFUL DRINKING

Created and performed by

CARRIE FISHER

 

Directed by Tony Taccone

 

concludes its limited engagement Sunday, January 17th, 2010

 

“Extremely funny full-frontal confession. Carrie Fisher makes you feel like you’ve arrived for a slumber party to swap confidences. You’re going to like it. A Lot.”  -Ben Brantley, The New York Times

 

“Winning and Hilarious! Carrie Fisher is witty, likable, acerbic, clever and wryly forthcoming about the warped reality of life in the celebrity bubble.” -David Rooney, Variety

 

 

On Broadway at Studio 54

 

Roundabout Theatre Company’s (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) limited engagement of Wishful Drinking will play its final performance on Sunday, January 17that 2:00 PM. Wishful Drinking is created and performed by Carrie Fisher and directed by Tony Taccone.

 

Wishful Drinking will have played 15 preview performances and 133 regular performances.  Previews began on September 22nd, 2009 and opened officially on October 4th, 2009 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th St). 

 

Alexander V. Nichols provides the scenic, lighting and projection design.

 

In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher recounts the true and intoxicating tale of her life as a Hollywood legend, told with the same wry wit she poured into bestsellers like Postcards from the Edge. The daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher became a cultural icon when she starred as “Princess Leia” in the first Star Wars trilogy at 19 years old. Forever changed, Carrie’s life did not stay picture perfect.  Fisher is the life of the party in this uproarious and sobering look at her Hollywood hangover.

 

TICKET INFORMATION & PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300 and online at www.roundabouttheatre.org.

 

Wishful Drinking plays Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00PM with a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2:00PM. 

www.roundabouttheatre.org

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WISHFUL DRINKING’s Carrie Fisher this weekend

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

WISHFUL DRINKING

 

Creator & Star 

Carrie Fisher

will be featured this Sunday

on

WCBS 2 News

Between 6:30AM-7:00AM on channel 2

 

and at

The New York Times “Times Talk”

at 6:00PM

Wishful Drinking plays on Broadway at Studio 54

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Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Jonathan Reinis, Jamie Cesa, Eva Price & Berkeley Repertory Theatre, is proud to present the Broadway premiere production of Wishful Drinking, created and performed by Carrie Fisher and directed by Tony Taccone at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th St).  

Wishful Drinking is a limited engagement through January 17th, 2010.

In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher recounts the true and intoxicating tale of her life as a Hollywood legend, told with the same wry wit she poured into bestsellers like Postcards from the Edge. The daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher became a cultural icon when she starred as “Princess Leia” in the first Star Wars trilogy at 19 years old. Forever changed, Carrie’s life did not stay picture perfect.  Fisher is the life of the party in this uproarious and sobering look at her Hollywood hangover.

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300 and online at www.roundabouttheatre.org.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Wishful Drinking plays Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00PM with a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2:00PM.  Prices range from $36.50-$126.50.

www.roundabouttheatre.org

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WISHFUL DRINKING’s Carrie Fisher in People Magazine

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

WISHFUL DRINKING

Creator & Star 

Carrie Fisher

FEATURED IN THE CURRENT ISSUE OF

PEOPLE MAGAZINE

On Stands Now!

Carrie Fisher, star of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway production of WISHFUL DRINKING, is featured in this week’s People Magazine. Carrie Fisher shares family photos and past experiences for the “My Life in Pictures” feature. The magazine is on stands now.

“Extremely funny full-frontal confession. Carrie Fisher makes you feel like you’ve arrived for a slumber party to swap confidences. You’re going to like it. A Lot.” 

-Ben Brantley, The New York Times

on Broadway at Studio 54

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Jonathan Reinis, Jamie Cesa, Eva Price & Berkeley Repertory Theatre, is proud to present the Broadway premiere production of Wishful Drinking, created and performed by Carrie Fisher and directed by Tony Taccone at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th St).  

Carrie Fisher has received a 2010 Grammy Nomination in the Best Spoken Word Album category for her bestselling memoir Wishful Drinking.

Wishful Drinking opened officially on Sunday, October 4th, 2009. The limited engagement has been extended through January 17th, 2010.

In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher recounts the true and intoxicating tale of her life as a Hollywood legend, told with the same wry wit she poured into bestsellers like Postcards from the Edge. The daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher became a cultural icon when she starred as “Princess Leia” in the first Star Wars trilogy at 19 years old. Forever changed, Carrie’s life did not stay picture perfect.  Fisher is the life of the party in this uproarious and sobering look at her Hollywood hangover.

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300 and online at www.roundabouttheatre.org.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Wishful Drinking plays Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00PM with a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2:00PM.  Prices range from $36.50-$126.50.

www.roundabouttheatre.org

WISHFUL DRINKING’s Carrie Fisher receives Grammy Nomination

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

WISHFUL DRINKING

Creator & Star 

Carrie Fisher

RECEIVES GRAMMY NOMINATION

In the category of Best Spoken Word Album 

For her bestselling memoir Wishful Drinking 

“Extremely funny full-frontal confession. Carrie Fisher makes you feel like you’ve arrived for a slumber party to swap confidences. You’re going to like it. A Lot.” 

-Ben Brantley, The New York Times

on Broadway at Studio 54

The 2010 Grammy Nominations were announced this morning. Carrie Fisher received a nomination in the Best Spoken Word Album category for her bestselling memoir WISHFUL DRINKING.

For a full list of nominations: http://www.grammy.com/grammy_awards/52nd_show/list.aspx

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Jonathan Reinis, Jamie Cesa, Eva Price & Berkeley Repertory Theatre, is proud to present the Broadway premiere production of Wishful Drinking, created and performed by Carrie Fisher and directed by Tony Taccone at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th St).  

Wishful Drinking has been extended on Broadway through January 17th, 2010.

In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher recounts the true and intoxicating tale of her life as a Hollywood legend, told with the same wry wit she poured into bestsellers like Postcards from the Edge. The daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher became a cultural icon when she starred as “Princess Leia” in the first Star Wars trilogy at 19 years old. Forever changed, Carrie’s life did not stay picture perfect.  Fisher is the life of the party in this uproarious and sobering look at her Hollywood hangover.

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300 and online at www.roundabouttheatre.org.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Wishful Drinking plays Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00PM with a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2:00PM.  Prices range from $36.50-$126.50.

www.roundabouttheatre.org

WISHFUL DRINKING’s Carrie Fisher on WCBS News this Sunday 11/29

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

WISHFUL DRINKING

 

Creator & Star 

Carrie Fisher

will be featured on

 

WCBS 2 News

Sunday, November 29th

Between 8:30AM-9AM on channel 2

 

“Extremely funny full-frontal confession. Carrie Fisher makes you feel like you’ve arrived for a slumber party to swap confidences. You’re going to like it. A Lot.” 

 -Ben Brantley, The New York Times

 

“Winning and Hilarious! Carrie Fisher is witty, likable, acerbic, clever and wryly forthcoming about the warped reality of life in the celebrity bubble.”

 -David Rooney, Variety

 

on Broadway at Studio 54

This weekend, Wishful Drinking’s Carrie Fisher, will appear on WCBS 2 News on Sunday, November 29th between 8:30AM-9AM on channel 2. 

 

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), in association with Jonathan Reinis, Jamie Cesa, Eva Price & Berkeley Repertory Theatre, is proud to present the Broadway premiere production of Wishful Drinking, created and performed by Carrie Fisher and directed by Tony Taccone at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th St).  

 

Wishful Drinking opened officially on Sunday, October 4th, 2009. The limited engagement has been extended through January 17th, 2010.

 

In Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher recounts the true and intoxicating tale of her life as a Hollywood legend, told with the same wry wit she poured into bestsellers like Postcards from the Edge. The daughter of Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher became a cultural icon when she starred as “Princess Leia” in the first Star Wars trilogy at 19 years old. Forever changed, Carrie’s life did not stay picture perfect.  Fisher is the life of the party in this uproarious and sobering look at her Hollywood hangover.

 

TICKET INFORMATION:

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300 and online at www.roundabouttheatre.org.

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PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

Wishful Drinking plays Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00PM with a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2:00PM.  Prices range from $31.50-$111.50.

www.roundabouttheatre.org

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