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Highlights of 2009-2010 Broadway Season

2009-2010 Broadway Season Officially Ends


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.  
“Last summer, the Longacre heated up with the dancers of BURN THE FLOOR.  Maks and Karina from DWTS were a special treat for audiences.”
“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!”

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

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

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Roundabout’s AFTER MISS JULIE concludes limited engagement 12/6


in association with Sonia Friedman Productions and Ostar Productions

Final Week!

 Sienna Miller      Jonny Lee Miller

Marin Ireland



A version of Strindberg’s Miss Julie

By Patrick Marber

Directed by Mark Brokaw

concludes its limited engagement Sunday, December 6th

“A Toxic Tango”

Time Out New York, David Cote

On Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre

Roundabout Theatre Company’s (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) limited engagement of After Miss Julie will play its final performance on Sunday, December 6th at 2:00 PM.  Sienna Miller, Jonny Lee Miller and Marin Ireland star in this American premiere directed by Mark Brokaw, at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd St). 

After Miss Julie began previews on September 18th and opened officially on October 22nd. When the limited engagement ends on December 6th, it will have played 40 preview performances and 53 regular performances.

The design team includes Allen Moyer (Sets), Michael Krass (Costumes), Mark McCullough (Lights) and David Van Tieghem (Original Music & Sound).

After Miss Julie transposes August Strindberg’s 1888 play about sex and class to an English country house on the eve of Labour’s historic landslide in 1945. 


Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300, online at www.roundabouttheatre.org or at the American Airlines Box Office (227 West 42nd Street).   Ticket prices range from $66.50 to $111.50. 


After Miss Julie plays Tuesday through Saturday evening at 8:00 p.m. with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. 



2009-2010 Season 

Click here to find out about all the

stars and new shows coming to Broadway this season:


New Stars Added! 

New stars and shows have been announced for this season!

Joining previously announced productions are A Little Night Music, Million Dollar Quartet, Next Fall and Sondheim on Sondheim.

Here are some of the amazing stars who are performing this season on the Great White Way:

Dennis Boutsikaris (Brighton Beach Memoirs; Broadway Bound), Barbara Cook (Sondheim on Sondheim), Alan Cumming (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Anya Garnis & Pasha Kovalev of “So You Think You Can Dance” (Burn The Floor), Mara Davi (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas), Melissa Errico (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas), Carrie Fisher (Wishful Drinking), Nolan Gerard Funk (Bye Bye Birdie),  Victor Garber (Present Laughter), Ana Gasteyer (The Royal Family), Gina Gershon (Bye Bye Birdie), John Glover (The Royal Family), Alexander Hanson (A Little Night Music), (Rosemary Harris (The Royal Family), Douglas Hodge (La Cage aux Folles), Dee Hoty (Bye Bye Birdie), Jayne Houdyshell (Bye Bye Birdie), Bill Irwin (Bye Bye Birdie), Linda Lavin (Collected Stories), Angela Lansbury (A Little Night Music), Jude Law (Hamlet), Laura Linney (Time Stands Still), Jan Maxwell (The Royal Family), Laurie Metcalf (Brighton Beach Memoirs; Broadway Bound), Sienna Miller (After Miss Julie), Jonny Lee Miller (After Miss Julie), Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Larry Pine (The Royal Family), Tony Roberts (The Royal Family), Reg Rogers (The Royal Family), Alicia Silverstone (Time Stands Still), John Stamos (Bye Bye Birdie), Evan Rachel Wood (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Vanessa Williams (Sondheim on Sondheim), Tony Yazbeck (Irving Berlin’s White Christmas), Catherine Zeta Jones (A Little Night Music).



                                                        FIRST PREVIEW                      OPENING NIGHT

BURN THE FLOOR                   July 25, 2009                                       August 2, 2009

WISHFUL DRINKING              September 22, 2009                             October 4, 2009

HAMLET                                     September 12, 2009                             October 6, 2009

THE ROYAL FAMILY               September 15, 2009                             October 8, 2009

BYE BYE BIRDIE                      September 10, 2009                             October 15, 2009

AFTER MISS JULIE                September 18, 2009                             October 22, 2009

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS October 2, 2009                                October 25, 2009

RAGTIME                                October 23, 2009                                November 15, 2009

WHITE CHRISTMAS           November 13, 2009                             November 13, 2009

BROADWAY BOUND            November 18, 2009                             December 10, 2009

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC           TBA                                                     December TBA

PRESENT LAUGHTER            January 2, 2010                                    January 21, 2010

TIME STANDS STILL             January 5, 2010                                    January 28, 2010

A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE        TBA                                                     March 4, 2010

NEXT FALL                                        TBA                                                    March 11, 2010

SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM          March 19, 2010                                 April 22, 2010

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES                   March 2010                                         April 18, 2010

SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK     February 25, 2010                               TBA

COLLECTED STORIES                   April 6, 2010                                        April 28, 2010

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET                  TBA                                                    TBA

Boneau/Bryan-Brown Kicks Off “Theatre Thursday”




FOLLOW BBB AT www.twitter.com/bbbway


Boneau/Bryan-Brown is kicking off “Theatre Thursday” on Twitter, the micro-blogging website that is revolutionizing media and information distribution.

To be a part of “Theatre Thursday,” use the hashtag: #theatrethursday.

Below are links and information on the Twitter presence for Boneau/Bryan-Brown and our clients:

Boneau/Bryan-Brown:                         www.twitter.com/BBBway

The 39 Steps                                        www.twitter.com/39StepsBroadway

A Behanding in Spokane                       www.twitter.com/BehandingBway

Atlantic Theater Company: Oohrah!, Two Unrelated Plays By David Mamet: Keep Your Pantheon and School, Ages of the Moon, Gabriel


BC/EFA                                               www.twitter.com/BCEFA

Burn The Floor                                     www.twitter.com/OfficialBTF

Bye Bye Birdie                                     www.twitter.com/B3OnBroadway

God of Carnage                                    www.twitter.com/GodofCarnageBWY

Guthrie Theater                                     www.twitter.com/GuthrieTheater

Hamlet                                                 www.twitter.com/HamletBway09

Jersey Boys                                          www.twitter.com/JerseyBoysInfo

La Cage Aux Folles                              www.twitter.com/LaCageBroadway

Mamma Mia!                                       www.twitter.com/MammaMiaMusical

Manhattan Theatre Club: The Royal Family, Time Stands Still, Collected Stories, Nightingale, Equivocation, That Face


The Neil Simon Plays                            www.twitter.com/NeilSimonPlays

Ragtime                                                www.twitter.com/RagtimeOnBway09

Roundabout Theatre Company: After Miss Julie, Wishful Drinking, The Understudy, Ordinary Days, Present Laughter, The Glass Menagerie


Shrek The Musical                                www.twitter.com/ShreksterOnline

Signature Theatre Company: The Orphans’ Home Cycle


Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark            www.twitter.com/SpideyOnBway

Stomp                                                  www.twitter.com/StompNYC






 in association with Sonia Friedman Productions and Ostar Productions



 Sienna Miller

in a new Broadway production of



By Patrick Marber

Directed by Mark Brokaw


Preview performances will begin on September 18th, 2009

Opening night is October 22nd, 2009

On Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre



Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) in association with Sonia Friedman Productions and Ostar Productions announces the dates and theatre for the American premiere of playwright Patrick Marber‘s drama After Miss Julie, directed by Mark Brokaw.  Making her Broadway debut, Sienna Miller will star as “Miss Julie.”


After Miss Julie will begin preview performances on September 18th, 2009 and open officially on October 22nd,  2009 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This is a limited engagement through December 6th, 2009.


Additional cast members and the design team will be announced shortly.


After Miss Julie transposes August Strindberg’s 1888 play about sex and class to an English country house on the eve of Labour’s historic landslide in 1945. 


Mark Brokaw‘s production of Lisa Loomer’s play Distracted, starring Cynthia Nixon is currently in performances at Roundabout at the Laura Pels Theatre.  His other past Roundabout productions include the 2006 production of Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly Last Summer with Blythe Danner and Carla Gugino and The Constant Wife at the American Airlines Theatre in 2004.





Beginning July 2009, tickets will be available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300, online at www.roundabouttheatre.org or at the American Airlines Box Office (227 West 42nd Street).  

Ticket prices range from $66.50 to $111.50.



After Miss Julie plays Tuesday through Saturday evening at 8:00 p.m. with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. 




SIENNA MILLER (Miss Julie).  Born in New York, Sienna Miller spent the majority of her childhood in London and Wiltshire.  She went on to study drama at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.  In 2000 she starred in the off-Broadway production of Independence at the Neighbourhood Playhouse.  Sienna portrayed “Celia” in the Young Vic’s critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, at the Wyndhams Theatre in London’s West End.  She starred alongside Helen McCrory, Dominic West and Reece Shearsmith.  Sienna Miller will be presented with the ShoWest Supporting Actress of the Year Award on April 2nd, 2009.  Upcoming movies to be released in March 2009 include The Edge of Love with Keira Knightly, directed by John Maybury and The Mysteries of Pittsburgh opposite Peter Sarsgaard.  In August, Sienna can also be seen in the highly anticipated action film G.I. Joe: Rise Of The Cobra directed by Stephen Sommers in which she plays the baroness Anastasia DeCobray.  Sienna has starred in Interview opposite Steve Buscemi and played “Nikki,” a beautiful but unstable party girl, in Charles Shyer’s high profile remake of the1960’s classic Alfie. She starred alongside Jude Law, Susan Sarandon, Marisa Tomei, Jane Krakowski and Nia Long.  Sienna also starred opposite Heath Ledger in Lasse Hallström’s production of Casanova. She plays the part of Francesca, the only woman Casanova fails to seduce.  In addition to The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Sienna completed four other feature films in 2006, the most notable of which was Factory Girl directed by George Hickenlooper in which she plays the ill-fated Andy Warhol muse, Edie Sedgwick, opposite Guy Pearce.  In addition, she starred in Interview opposite Steve Buscemi, Camille opposite James Franco, and had a cameo in Stardust directed by Matthew Vaughn.


PATRICK MARBER (Playwright).  Patrick Marber was born in 1964.  Theatre:  His first play Dealer’s Choice opened at the National Theatre in February 1995. It subsequently transferred to the Vaudeville Theatre, London. It was revived at The Menier Chocolate Factory in 2007 and transferred to The Trafalgar Studios.  Dealer’s Choice received the 1995 Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy and the Writer’s Guild Award for Best West End Play.  His second play Closer opened at the National Theatre, Cottesloe auditorium in May 1997.  In October 1997 it transferred to the NT Lyttelton Theatre and then in March 1998 to the Lyric Theatre, London.  The play opened on Broadway in March 1999.    Closer received the 1997 Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy, the Critics Circle Award for Best Play and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play. The Broadway production won the 1999 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Foreign Play.  There have been productions of Closer in more than a hundred cities across the world.  Howard Katz opened at the National Theatre in June 2001. It received its New York premiere in March 2007 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Roundabout Theatre. After Miss Julie opened at the Donmar Warehouse in November 2003.  Patrick Marber’s play for teenage actors The Musicians premiered at the National Theatre as part of Shell Connections in summer 2004.  Patrick’s most recent play is Don Juan in Soho which opened at the Donmar Warehouse in November 2006.   As well as his own plays Patrick Marber has directed Craig Raine’s ‘1953’ (Almeida), Dennis Potter’s Blue Remembered Hills (NT, Lyttelton), David Mamet’s The Old Neighborhood (Royal Court, Duke of York’s) and Harold Pinter’s THE CARETAKER (Comedy Theatre). Television and Radio: “After Miss Julie”, which he adapted and directed for the BBC2 ‘Performance’ series in 1995.   He has co-written and appeared in the award winning comedy programmes “The Day Today”, “The Paul Calf Video Diary”, “Knowing Me, Knowing You…” with Alan Partridge and “Three Fights”, “Two Weddings and a Funeral”. His

short film The Egg (Dir. Richard Wilson) was shown on BBC2 in 2002, and his short radio play Hoop Lane was transmitted on BBC Radio 3 in November 2004.  Film: Old Street (short film, released 2004) directed by Angus Jackson and starring Ray Winstone. Closer was released in the US in December 2004 and in the UK in January 2005. It received two Golden Globes for Best Supporting Actor (Clive Owen) and Best Supporting Actress (Natalie Portman), and was nominated for Golden Globes for Best Picture, Best Screenplay (Patrick Marber), and Best Director (Mike Nichols). Clive Owen and Natalie Portman also received Academy Award nominations.  Notes an a Scandal from the novel by Zoe Heller (dir. Richard Eyre), starring Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett, opened in the UK in February 2007.  It received numerous award nominations; Patrick Marber for Best Adapted screenplay (Golden Globes, Oscars, BAFTAs), Judi Dench for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Golden Globes, Oscars, BAFTAs), Cate Blanchett for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Golden Globes, Oscars), Outstanding British Film (BAFTAs), Philip Glass for Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)  Love You More (short film, released 2008) directed by Sam Taylor-Wood was nominated for both BAFTA and Palme D’Or awards. It has won numerous prizes on the international festival circuit where it has been screened in more than fifty festivals world wide.  Patrick is currently working on a screenplay based on Ian McEwan’s novel Saturday.



MARK BROKAW (Director).  At Roundabout, Brokaw is currently represented with Lisa Loomer’s play Distracted, starring Cynthia Nixon at the Laura Pels Theatre.  Other Roundabout productions include the Off-Broadway production of Suddenly Last Summer, starring Blythe Danner and Carla Gugino & the Tony® Award nominated revival of The Constant Wife starring Kate Burton and Lynn Redgrave.  Other Broadway:  Cry-Baby the Musical.  Other recent New York revivals include Reckless (Manhattan Theatre Club and Second Stage at the Biltmore) and Baltimore Waltz (Signature Theatre Company). New York premieres include Paula Vogel’s The Long Christmas Ride Home and How I Learned to Drive (Vineyard Theatre), Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero (Playwrights Horizons and its UK premiere at London’s Donmar Warehouse and West End) and This Is Our Youth (New Group and Second Stage), Craig Lucas’ The Dying Gaul and Stranger (Vineyard Theatre), Douglas Carter Beane’s As Bees in Honey Drown and Music From a Sparkling Planet (Drama Dept.), Wendy Wasserstein’s Old Money (Lincoln Center Theater), Lisa Kron’s 2.5 Minute Ride (New York Shakespeare Festival) and Lynda Barry’s The Good Times Are Killing Me (Second Stage). Regional credits include the new musical Marty with John C. Reilly at the Huntington, A Little Night Music in the Sondheim Celebration at the Kennedy Center, as well as work at the Guthrie, Mark Taper Forum, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Hartford Stage Company, La Jolla Playhouse and the Gate Theatre in Dublin, Ireland. He is an Associate Artist at Roundabout Theatre Company, serves on the executive board of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers and is a member of Drama Dept. 



Roundabout Theatre Company is one of the country’s leading not-for-profit theatres.  The company contributes invaluably to New York’s cultural life by staging the highest quality revivals of classic plays and musicals as well as new plays by established writers. Roundabout consistently partners great artists with great works to bring a fresh and exciting interpretation that makes each production relevant and important to today’s audiences.


Roundabout Theatre Company currently produces at three permanent homes each of which is designed specifically to enhance the needs of the Roundabout’s mission.  Off-Broadway, the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, which houses the Laura Pels Theatre and Black Box Theatre, with its simple sophisticated design is perfectly suited to showcasing new plays. The grandeur of its Broadway home on 42nd Street, American Airlines Theatre, sets the ideal stage for the classics.  Roundabout’s Studio 54 provides an exciting and intimate Broadway venue for its musical and special event productions.  Together these three distinctive venues serve to enhance the work on each of its stages.


American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company.  Roundabout productions are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts; and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.  American Express is the 2008-2009 season sponsor of the Roundabout Theatre Company. 


Roundabout Theatre Company‘s 2008-2009 season includes Rodgers & Hart’s Pal Joey, starring Stockard Channing, Matthew Risch & Martha Plimpton, directed by Joe Mantello; Lisa Loomer’s Distracted featuring Cynthia Nixon, directed by Mark Brokaw; Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, starring Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Cerveris, Paul Sparks and Peter Stormare, directed by Ian Rickson; Christopher Hampton’s The Philanthropist, starring Matthew Broderick, directed by David Grindley; Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, starring (in order of speaking) Nathan Lane, Bill Irwin, John Goodman, John Glover, directed by Anthony Page.  Roundabout’s sold out production of The 39 Steps made its second Broadway transfer to the Helen Hayes Theatre on January 21, 2009.


Roundabout Theatre Company‘s 2009-2010 season includes Patrick Marber’s After Miss Julie, starring Sienna Miller, directed by Mark Brokaw; Michael Stewart, Lee Adams and Charles Strouse’s Bye Bye Birdie, directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom; Noël Coward’s Present Laughter starring Victor Garber, directed by Nicholas Martin.




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