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THE GLASS MENAGERIE concludes limited engagement 6/13

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

Final Two Weeks!

THE GLASS MENAGERIE

By Tennessee Williams

Directed by Gordon Edelstein

With

Patch Darragh, Judith Ivey, Keira Keeley, Michael Mosley

 concludes its limited engagement Sunday, June 13th, 2010


“A terrific new production of Tennessee Williams’s fiercely moving and seriously funny play.  Director Gordon Edelstein’s thought-provoking approach is lightning-lit from within by Judith Ivey, giving what is surely the performance of her career.” – Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

“This is the kind of revival that becomes a golden yardstick by which all future productions of the same play are measured.” – Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal

Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

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Roundabout’s THE GLASS MENAGERIE wins two Lortel Awards

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

THE GLASS MENAGERIE

Wins Two Lucille Lortel Awards

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS: JUDITH IVEY

A terrific new production of Tennessee Williams’ fiercely moving and seriously funny play.  Director Gordon Edelstein’s thought-provoking approach is lightning-lit from within by Judith Ivey, giving what is surely the performance of her career.” – Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

“This is the kind of revival that becomes a golden yardstick by which all future productions of the same play are measured.” – Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal

Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

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Roundabout announces student winners of The Glass Menagerie contest

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

Announces winners in THE GLASS MENAGERIE student contest!

Special prizes awarded to students from Manhattan Theatre Lab High School
& Manhattan East School for the Arts & Academics.

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the winners of The Glass Menagerie student contest!
 
New York City students were invited to submit videos of their class interpreting a scene from Tennessee Williams famous play.  
 
First prize has gone to students from the Manhattan Theatre Lab High School.  They will receive a special workshop with a Roundabout education artist, tickets to see the show, autographed posters from the cast and a subscription to Roundabout Theatre Company for their teacher.  Roundabout was a founding partner at Manhattan Theatre Lab High School.
 
Second prize has gone to students from the Manhattan East School for the Arts & Academics.  They will receive autographed posters from the cast.
 
The video submissions from both schools can be seen at www.myroundaboutblog.com.

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THE GLASS MENAGERIE’s Ivey & Edelstein on “Leonard Lopate”

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY

The Glass Menagerie’s

Star Judith Ivey and Director Gordon Edelstein

will appear live on

WNYC’s “THE LEONARD LOPATE SHOW”

Tomorrow, Friday, April 23rd from 12:00PM-12:35PM

Channel 93.9FM and AM 820

“A terrific new production of Tennessee Williams’s fiercely moving and seriously funny play.  Director Gordon Edelstein’s thought-provoking approach is lightning-lit from within by Judith Ivey, giving what is surely the performance of her career.” – Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

“This is the kind of revival that becomes a golden yardstick by which all future productions of the same play are measured.” – Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal


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2009-2010 DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD NOMINATIONS

2009-2010 DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 76th annual Drama League Awards, celebrating excellence in Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre, were announced this morning.

AS YOU LIKE IT has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Play.
 
A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE
has been nominated for Distinguished Production of a Play, and Distinguished Performance (Christopher Walken).

BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Play.
 
COLLECTED STORIES has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Play and Distinguished Performance (Linda Lavin).
 
FENCES has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Play and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Denzel Washington and Viola Davis).  In addition, director Kenny Leon will be honored with the Julia Hansen Award for Excellence in Directing.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award (Judith Ivey).

HAMLET has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award (Jude Law).
 
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Musical and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Kelsey Grammer and Douglas Hodge).
 
LEND ME A TENOR has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Play and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Jan Maxwell and Tony Shalhoub).

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Musical and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Angela Lansbury and Catherine Zeta-Jones).

LOOPED has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award (Valerie Harper).

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET has been nominated for Distinguished Production of a Musical and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Lance Guest and Levi Kreis).

NEXT FALL has been nominated for Distinguished Production of a Play.

PRESENT LAUGHTER has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award (Victor Garber).
 
RAGTIME has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Musical and Distinguished Performance (Bobby Steggert).
 
RED has been nominated for Distinguished Production of a Play and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Alfred Molina and Eddie Redmayne).
 
THE ROYAL FAMILY has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award (Jan Maxwell). In addition, Rosemary Harris, a previous Distinguished Performance Award winner, will be recognized at the ceremony.
 
SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM has been nominated for Distinguished Production of a Musical and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Barbara Cook and Vanessa Williams).
 
TIME STANDS STILL has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award (Laura Linney).
 
THE UNDERSTUDY has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award (Mark-Paul Gosselaar).

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE has been nominated for Distinguished Revival of a Play and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Hecht).
 
WISHFUL DRINKING has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award (Carrie Fisher).
 
Not for profit company nominations:

ATLANTIC THEATER COMPANY has been honored with a nomination for Stephen Rea, a past recipient of the Distinguished Performance Award who will be honored on the dais for his work this season in AGES OF THE MOON.

MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB productions have been honored with four Drama League nominations: two nominations for COLLECTED STORIES, one nomination for THE ROYAL FAMILY and one nomination for TIME STANDS STILL.

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY productions have been honored with seven nominations including three for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, one for THE GLASS MENAGERIE, one for PRESENT LAUGHTER, one for THE UNDERSTUDY and one for WISHFUL DRINKING.
 

TO READ THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES, VISIT: http://tinyurl.com/y4wwz35 

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Roundabout celebrated on WOR’s “Joan Hamburg”, Tues 4/6

WOR’s “Joan Hamburg Show”

to celebrate

Roundabout Theatre Company’s

2010 spring season

with special guests

Todd Haimes (Artistic Director)

Barbara Cook (Sondheim on Sondheim)

Judith Ivey (The Glass Menagerie)

Sherie Rene Scott (Everyday Rapture)

Vanessa Williams (Sondheim on Sondheim)

Tom Wopat (Sondheim on Sondheim)

Tuesday, April 6th

12:00-2:00PM

WOR 710AM

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Tune in to WOR’s “Joan Hamburg Show” on Tuesday, April 6th from 12:00-2:00PM (710 AM) to listen as Joan celebrates Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2010 Spring Season.  Roundabout’s Artistic Director Todd Haimes, along with Barbara Cook (Sondheim on Sondheim), Judith Ivey (The Glass Menagerie), Sherie Rene Scott (Everyday Rapture), Vanessa Williams (Sondheim on Sondheim) & Tom Wopat (Sondheim on Sondheim) will be on-hand to discuss Roundabout’s exciting season.

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Roundabout’s The Glass Menagerie extends 2 weeks, through June 13

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY
Announces
TWO WEEK EXTENSION!
Through June 13, 2010

THE GLASS MENAGERIE
By Tennessee Williams

Directed by Gordon Edelstein

With
Patch Darragh, Judith Ivey, Keira Keeley, Michael Mosley

“A terrific new production of Tennessee Williams’s fiercely moving and seriously funny play.  Director Gordon Edelstein’s thought-provoking approach is lightning-lit from within by Judith Ivey, giving what is surely the performance of her career.” – Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

“This is the kind of revival that becomes a golden yardstick by which all future productions of the same play are measured.” – Terry Teachout, Wall Street Journal

Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director), is pleased to announce a two week extension of Tennessee Williams’ play The Glass Menagerie now through Sunday, June 13, 2010.

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