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Below are recent press releases and articles about the Shubert Organization and its productions.

February 3, 2014
Shubert Ticketing and Patron Technology Announce Strategic Alliance to Enhance Ticketing Technology for Hundreds of Clients and Venues
Shubert Ticketing and Patron Technology are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement to form a strategic alliance.
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January 16, 2014
Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan, starring Daniel Radcliffe, directed by Michael Grandage, opens April 20 at the Cort Theatre
The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage, will open on Broadway during the afternoon of Sunday, April 20 at the Cort Theatre.  arrow Read Article


October 1, 2013
Broadway's Shubert Theatre Turns 100 - September 29, 2013
by Robert Viagas in Playbill.com
A look back at the great stars and shows that graced the venerable playhouse on West 44th Street.  arrow Read Article


September 9, 2013
Manahttan Theatre Club by special arrangement with Colin Callendar, Robert Cole, Frederick Zollo, and the Shubert Organization Announce the World Premiere of Casa Valentina
Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer), are pleased to announce that Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement with Colin Callender, Robert Cole, Frederick Zollo and the Shubert Organization, will produce the world premiere of Casa Valentina, the play by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello.  arrow Read Article


February 21, 2013
Ben Foster to join cast of Broadway’s Orphans
The producers of the Broadway production of Orphans, Lyle Kessler’s play, directed by Daniel Sullivan, announced today that Ben Foster will join the cast immediately in the role of “Treat.”  arrow Read Article


February 14, 2013
The Shubert Organization's Phil Smith to be Honored at TDF Gala on March 4 - Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of TKTS in Times Square
Philip J. Smith, the Chairman and Co-Chief Executive of the Shubert Organization will be honored at Theatre Development Fund’s gala on Monday, March 4 which celebrates the 40th Anniversary of TKTS in Times Square. (TKTS Times Square will turn 40 on June 25, 2013).  arrow Read Article


February 11, 2013
ONCE wins Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album
Once, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, has received the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, it was announced last night at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The production, based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film, opened to rave reviews on Sunday, March 18, 2012.  arrow Read Article


January 7, 2013
Bette Midler stars in I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers
Bette Midler will star in John Logan’s new play, I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, directed by Joe Mantello, opening on Broadway on Wednesday, April 24 at a Shubert theatre to be announced. I’ll Eat You Last is produced by Graydon Carter, Arielle Tepper Madover, James L. Nederlander, and The Shubert Organization.  arrow Read Article


December 19, 2012
Broadway's Storied Cort Theatre Celebrates Centennial Anniversary December 20, 2012
Remarkable history began on December 20, 1912 with Peg O'My Heart current home of Grace. World premiere of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's is next.  arrow Read Article


December 11, 2012
Shia LaBeouf & Alec Baldwin to Lead Orphans on Broadway; Opens April 7 at Schoenfeld Theatre
Shia LaBeouf, the BAFTA and Emmy Award winning star of Transformers, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and Lawless will make his Broadway debut this spring in Orphans.  arrow Read Article


December 6, 2012
Once Nominated for 2013 Grammy Best Musical Theatre Album
Once, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, has been nominated for a 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album.  arrow Read Article


November 28, 2012
Dead Accounts Opens Tomorrow, November 29 at Broadway's Music Box Theatre
Production recently featured on "Live with Kelly & Michael," "NY Live," Vogue, Vanity Fair, Wall Street Journal, New York Observer, Playbill Magazine, Theatermania, Broadway.com  arrow Read Article


November 5, 2012
Previews Begin Tonight for Norbert Leo Butz & Katie Holmes in Dead Accounts
Opening night set for Thursday, November 29 at Broadway's Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street)  arrow Read Article


October 31, 2012
Due to Hurricane Sandy Dead Accounts Announces New First Preview of Monday, November 5
Producers & Graeter's Ice Cream offer free pint of Graeter's to audience of canceled Saturday, November 3 performance.  arrow Read Article


October 9, 2012
Music Box Theatre Box Office Now Open for Norbert Leo Butz & Katie Holmes in Dead Accounts
Dead Accounts is now in rehearsals and will begin previews Saturday, November 3 in preparation for a Thursday, November 29 opening night at Broadway's Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street).  arrow Read Article


October 1, 2012
Once, Tony Award-winning Best New Musical
Once will begin a US national tour launched by The Road Company in the summer of 2013.  arrow Read Article


September 6, 2012
Complete Casting for Dead Accounts Announced
Norbert Leo Butz & Katie Holmes to be joined by Judy Greer, Josh Hamilton, and Jayne houdyshell in Dead Accounts  arrow Read Article


August 13, 2012
Once is a Hit!
Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical Recoups Capitalization in Under 6 Months  arrow Read Article


August 8, 2012
Two-Time Tony Award Winner Norbert Leo Butz to Join Katie Holmes in Theresa Rebeck’s New Comedy Dead Accounts
Production to Begin Previews Saturday, November 3, for a Wednesday, November 28 Opening Night at Broadway’s Music Box Theatre  arrow Read Article


November 2, 2010
Jason Miller's Tony and Pulitzer-Prize Winning Play That Championship Season on Broadway
Starring Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland; directed by Gregory Mosher; to open on Broadway in March 2011 in its first Broadway revival  arrow Read Article


October 12, 2010
A Beacon of Light in Dark Times
The Shubert Foundation Announces Record Giving of $18.2 Million Performing Arts Grants
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April 30, 2010
The Houses of Broadway
An interactive tour through the Jacobs and the Broadway theaters and an expanded interactive look at the histories of each theat
by Tom Jackson, Gabriel Dance, Erik Piepenburg, Erin Aigner, Patrick Healy and Frank O'Connell in The New York Times
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March 6, 2010
Lost and Found New York: The Lyceum
by James Stevenson in The New York Times
In 1941, the author saw his first Broadway show, William Saroyan's The Beautiful People, at the grand Lyceum Theater.  arrow Read Article


November 18, 2009
Broadway's Renowned Shubert Organization Enters Into Three-Year Development and Production Agreement with Robert Cole and Frederick Zollo
Philip J. Smith, Chairman of the Shubert Organization and Robert E. Wankel, President of the Shubert Organization, announced today that they have entered into a development and production agreement with Broadway producers Robert Cole and Frederick Zollo. The agreement, which has a three-year duration and is effective immediately, is the first development deal that the Shubert Organization has had with producers in more than 25 years.  arrow Read Article


June 1, 2009
The Shubert Foundation Announces Record Amount of Giving
More Than $17.5 Million in 2009 Grants
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May 26, 2009
Shubert teams with NYC & Co.
Shubert Ticketing and NYC & Company today announced an affiliate ticketing relationship between Telecharge.com and nycgo.com  arrow Read Article


January 14, 2009
Academy Award Winners Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon to Star on Broadway in Exit the King
Previews for the Eugene Ionesco play directed by Neil Armfield begin on March 7, 2009 at the Barrymore Theatre, with opening night scheduled for March 26, 2009  arrow Read Article


January 13, 2009
Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini, Marcia Gay Harden to Star in God of Carnage
Previews for the new Yasmina Reza play translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Matthew Warchus begin on February 28, 2009 at the Jacobs Theatre, with opening night scheduled for March 22, 2009  arrow Read Article


December 2, 2008
Shubert Announces Executive Appointments
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November 25, 2008
Gerald Schoenfeld, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Shubert Organization,dies at age 84 (September 22, 1924 - November 25, 2008)
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November 25, 2008
Gerald Schoenfeld, Theater Impresario, Dies at 84
from New York Times
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November 19, 2008
Shubert Ticketing Partners with Sapient to Revitalize Telecharge.com Online Brand
New Site Will Feature Improved Navigation and Multimedia Features To Guarantee A Faster and More Enjoyable Customer Experience
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May 3, 2008
On Broadway, Revivals Aren’t Only for Shows
by Glenn Collins in The New York Times
After a two-year and $12 million reconstruction, the Longacre Theater has been given an entirely renovated interior and a spruced up exterior.  arrow Read Article


April 9, 2008
Broadway theater, preview and opening dates announced for EQUUS in '08
Daniel Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths set to star
Daniel Radcliffe and Richard Griffiths will reprise their starring roles from the enormously successful 2007 London production of Peter Shaffer's EQUUS when the Tony Award-winning play begins previews September 5 and opens September 25, 2008 on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44 St.), it has been announced by The Shubert Organization, the play's producer on Broadway.  arrow Read Article


October 19, 2007
PASSING STRANGE announces move to Broadway in February 2008
Passing Strange-- the musical that was a breakout hit when it debuted at The Public Theater last season -- will transfer to Broadway, beginning previews February 8 prior to opening February 28, 2008 at the Belasco Theatre (111 W. 44 St.) in Manhattan.
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January 9, 2007
Deuce tickets go on sale Saturday, January 27
Angela Lansbury, Marian Seldes in DEUCE A World Premier Play by Terrence McNally
DEUCE, a world premiere play by four-time Tony Award® winner Terrence McNally, which will welcome four-time Tony Award® winner Angela Lansbury back to Broadway for the first time in almost 25 years.  arrow Read Article


October 5, 2006
Tony Award® Winners Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy Star In Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee's Inherit The Wind
Coming to Broadway
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July 27, 2006
Kimmel Center, Inc. and The Shubert Organization, Inc. to Collaborate on Legitimate Theatrical Presentations in Philadelphia Market
Presentations would take place at the Academy of Music or the Forrest Theatre, allowing both organizations the chance to perpetuate and enhance the presentation of legitimate theatrical attractions in Philadelphia.  arrow Read Article


July 3, 2006
Relics: A Broadway Haunt
by Nick Paumgarten in The New Yorker
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January 9, 2006
Julia Roberts, Paul Rudd, Bradley Cooper to Star in the Upcoming Broadway Production of Three Days of Rain
The limited 12-week engagement begins March 28 and will play through June 18 only, with an official opening scheduled for April 19 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre  arrow Read Article


January 31, 2005
Monty Python's Spamalot Coming to Broadway
Spamalot Begins Broadway Previews on February 14, 2005; Opens Mar. 17, 2005 at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre
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October 7, 2004
The Board of The Shubert Organization Announces the Renaming of Two Broadway Theatres
The Plymouth will become the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, the Royale will become the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
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December 12, 2002
Shubert Organization Marks Opening of the Little Shubert Theatre
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August 1, 2002
Amour, A New Broadway Musical Music By Michel Legrand, Directed By James Lapine Starring Malcolm Gets And Melissa Errico
Performances Begin September 20, Opening Night is October 20 at the Music Box Theatre
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May 6, 2002
Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre Renamed Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre; Shubert Organization and Cadillac Celebrate 100 Years of Excellence With New Partnership.
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July 30, 2001
Ian Mckellen and Helen Mirren star in Dance of Death, a new adaptation of August Strindberg’s play by Richard Greenberg. Directed by Sean Mathias.
Begins Tuesday, September 18th, 2001 at Broadway’s Broadhurst theatre. Opens on Thursday, October 11th, 2001.
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April 20, 2001
Dirty Blonde, Claudia Shear’s hit play about a gal, a guy, and Mae West to transfer to Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre
Critically acclaimed, popular success begins performances Friday, April 14 opening night scheduled for ‘Mae-Day’ Monday, May 1
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March 30, 1999
American Airlines and The Shubert Organization have announced a new association making American Airlines the official airline of The Shubert Organization.
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