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Vanity Fair: Inside Come from Away

Inside Come from Away, a Musical About Airline Passengers Stranded After 9/11 BY JIM KELLY | JANUARY 19, 2017 When the F.A.A. shut down American airspace on September 11, thousands of passengers were diverted to an airport in Gander, Newfoundland. A singer-songwriter (and Canadian) couple bring the story of small-town camaraderie amid tragedy to Broadway […]

Jan 19 2017

‘Come From Away,’ Is Coming to Broadway

MICHAEL PAULSON | JULY 21, 2016 “Come From Away,” a small and unusual Canadian musical about a remote community’s heartwarming response to Sept. 11, will make its Broadway bow in February. The show is based on events in Gander, Newfoundland, when 38 planes carrying 6,579 people were forced to land there because of the terrorist attacks […]

Jul 21 2016

Review: ‘Shear Madness,’ Where Getting a Haircut Is Murder

By LAURA COLLINS-HUGHES – NOV. 11, 2015 Only $30 for a woman’s haircut at a Manhattan salon? That’s what they charge at Shear Madness, a wacky little shop that’s just opened on West 50th Street, though it looks as if it had been there forever. The walls are baby blue, the floor is linoleum, and isn’t that […]

Nov 11 2015

NYTimes: ‘Shear Madness,’ Detoured by Success

‘Shear Madness,’ Detoured by Success, Is Ready for Its New York City Debut By ANDREW R. CHOW – OCT. 19, 2015 In the end, the pope won out over “Game of Thrones.” It was the second day of rehearsal of “Shear Madness,” a zany little whodunit that happens to be the longest-running play in America but is about […]

Oct 19 2015

‘Vanya’ Recoups Investment

By PATRICK HEALY | The New York Times In another sign that Broadway’s 2012-13 season was strong overall for plays at the box office, Christopher Durang’s comedy “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” has recouped its $2.75 million capitalization and will have the rest of the summer to earn profits for its investors, the producers announced on […]

Jul 1 2013

Box Office Fires Up as Durang’s Tony Winner Becomes Hit

In “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” David Hyde Pierce bemoans the passing of typewriters, carbon paper, “The Adventures of Ozzie And Harriet” and people doing just one thing at a time. He must have struck a nerve: Christopher Durang’s wistful comedy, set in a Bucks County, Pennsylvania, farmhouse, is shaping up as a hit. […]

Jun 25 2013

‘Vanya’ Wins Best Play At Tony Awards

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Christopher Durang’s comical “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” has won the best play Tony Award. The play, which takes characters and themes from Anton Chekhov and sets them in present-day Pennsylvania, stars Sigourney Weaver, Kristine Nielsen and David Hyde Pierce. It centers on three middle-aged siblings uneasily negotiating with age and hysterically […]

Jun 9 2013

VANYA Receives 6 Tony Nominations (Including Best Play)

The nominations for the 67th annual Tony Awards were announced at 8:30 a.m. today. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike received 6 Tony Award Nomination, including Best Play. Best Play Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: David Hyde Pierce Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play: Kristine Nielsen Best Direction […]

Apr 30 2013