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Little Shop of Horrors

Get close – but not too close – to LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS when it returns to its off-Broadway roots this fall! Experience the iconic musical as it was meant to be seen, in an intimate 270-seat setting. 

This thrilling new production stars Emmy® Award winner Tammy Blanchard (“Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows“), Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff (Hamilton), and two-time Tony winner Christian Borle (Something Rotten!). Together they bring succulent new life to a show that has made three decades of theatergoers laugh, scream, and give up gardening for good. Featuring a book and lyrics by Oscar® and Grammy Award® winner Howard Ashman (The Little Mermaid), music by Oscar and Tony winner Alan Menken (Aladdin), and direction by Tony winner Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening), this LITTLE SHOP will bring you within biting distance of musical theater’s favorite man-eater. 

Seymour is a down-on-his-luck florist with a crush on his co-worker Audrey. When he discovers a mysterious – and voracious – plant, suddenly Seymour and Audrey are thrust into an epic battle that will determine the fate of the entire human race. 

Preview performances begin September 17, 2019 at The Westside Theatre Upstairs, 407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues, NYC with opening night on October 17, 2019. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

The Inheritance

The Inheritance, a critically adored and Olivier Award-winning drama for Best New Play is coming to Broadway following a successful West End run. Check out the amazing London reviews: 

  •  5 Stars! “HERE IS THE PLAY OF THIS YEAR AND LAST YEAR AND QUITE POSSIBLY NEXT YEAR AS WELL.” Evening Standard
  • “A GLORIOUS SAGA OF MODERN LIFE IN NEW YORK.” The Times (London) 
  • “IT WILL MAKE YOU LAUGH, THEN CRY, THEN SHAKE YOUR HEAD AT ITS SHEER BRILLIANT AUDACITY.” City AM
  • “THIS IS NOT SIMPLY THEATRE. THIS IS LIFE. AND, OH, HOW IT MAKES YOU WANT TO LIVE.” London Daily Express

The Inheritance is a brilliant re-envisioning of E. M. Forster’s masterpiece Howards End to contemporary New York. The Inheritance follows the interlinking lives of three generations of gay men searching for a community of their own – and a place to call home. Profoundly touching and wickedly hilarious, Matthew Lopez’s highly-anticipated two-part play asks how much we owe to those who lived and loved before us, and questions the role we must play for future generations.

Preview performances begin September 27, 2019 at the Ethyl Barrymore Theatre, 243 W 47th St. NYC with opening night on November 17, 2019. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

TINA: The Tina Turner Musical


TINA is the thrilling hit musical that arrives on Broadway this fall. The critically acclaimed new musical based on the life of Tina Turner transfers from London with Tony & Olivier Award nominee Adrienne Warren reprising her role as the legendary artist.

The show received RAVE REVIEWS from London:

  • “5 Stars!” The Telegraph, Daily Express, Metro, The Sun, Daily Mail
  • “POSSESSES A SEISMIC POWER! I’ve rarely heard an audience with this mighty a roar.” The New York Times
  • “A CELEBRATION OF TRIUMPH OVER ADVERSITY…THIS IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS.” The Guardian
  • “5 STARS! A POWERFUL TALE THAT’S SIMPLY THE BEST!” Daily Mail
  • “5 STARS! A JOYFUL, LUNGS BURSTING TRIUMPH! Carries a raw, emotional charge.” The Telegraph
  • “EVERYTHING IS JUST SO PERFECT. THERE COULDN’T BE A BETTER TIME FOR THIS STORY!”  The Stage

From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her transformation into the global Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. This new stage musical reveals the untold story of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of her age, gender and race.


Tickets now on sale. Preview performances begin October 12, 2019 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 West 46th Street with opening night on November 7, 2019. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here

Kelptocracy

Kleptocracy is the most dangerous play at Arena Stage this season,” shares Artistic Director Molly Kleptocracy, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer, Foolish Mortals ProductionsSmith. “Dangerous because playwright Kenneth Lin has taken us right into the heart of greed, manipulation and the rise of the wealthy and Putin in Russia in the ’90s and ’00s. It’s a fascinating prism through which to examine our relationship with Russia in the United States right now.”

Making their Arena Stage debuts, Max Woertendyke (Broadway’s A View From the Bridge, The Public Theatre’s Illyria) portrays Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the leader of the Oligarchs, and Christopher Geary (Geffen Playhouse’s These Paper Bullets!) plays a young, ladder-climbing Vladimir Putin.

“As a child growing up during the last of the Cold War, Russia, ever-present in our national consciousness, was always the ultimate, dangerous other – the funhouse reflection of everything that happens if you don’t buy into standard Western mores of politics, economics and philosophy. But, what you see in the funhouse mirror is still your own reflection,” explains Lin. “A work of fiction inspired by actual events, Kleptocracy tells the tragedy of how the West and Eurasia were nearly reconciled in the 1990s and the early aughts, but ultimately failed. The wake of that tragedy is the world in which we currently reside.”

He continues, “I cannot think of a theater and a city that are better to receive the first incarnation of this play than Arena Stage and Washington, D.C. Politics has been a central character in so much of my creative life. I am thrilled that it’s all finally coming together in Kleptocracy.”

Kleptocracy runs January 18 – February 24, 2019 in the Kreeger Theater, Washington, DC. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.  

Hello, Dolly! National Tour

Winner of: Hello, Dolly! National Tour, Wendy Federman, Broadwy Producer, Foolish Mortals Productions
  • FOUR TONY AWARDS (2017)
  • THREE DRAMA DESK AWARDS (2017)
  • FIVE OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS (2016-2017)
  • ONE DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD (2017)
  • TWO AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS (2017)
This incredible show is a revival of Jerry Herman’s classic 1964 musical and is now on National Tour. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird depicts Harper Lee’s open-hearted dissection of justice"To Kill a Mockingbird", Jeff Daniels, Wendy Federman, Broadway Producer, Foolish Mortals Productions and tolerance in the American South and is brought vividly to life on the Broadway stage. To Kill a Mockingbird received 8 awards! 
 
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD WON A TONY AWARD FOR: 
Best Featured Actress in a Play: Celia Keenan-Bolger
 
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD WON A DRAMA DESK AWARD FOR:
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play: Celia Keenan-Bolger
 
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD WON AN OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR:
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play: Celia Keenan-Bolger
 
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD WON 5 THEATRE FANS’ CHOICE AWARDS FOR:
1. Best Play
2. Best Direction of a Play: Bartlett Sher
3. Best Featured Actress in a Play: Celia Keenan-Bolger
4. Best Leading Actor in a Play: Jeff Daniels
5. Best Sound Design of a Play: Scott Lehrer 

Wendy Federman & Tony Award Winner Celia Keenan Bolger

Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning American classic To Kill A Mockingbird  opened on Broadway  to rave reviews: 

  • “A ‘MOCKINGBIRD’ FOR OUR MOMENT. Beautiful, elegiac, satisfying, even exhilarating.” The New York Times Critic’s Pick. 
  • “JEFF DANIELS IS PERFECT – AND THAT’S THAT. Harper Lee would be thrilled with the magnificent manner in which ‘Mockingbird’ has been brought to the stage.” New York Stage Review 
  • “RECONSIDER. EVERYTHING. Aaron Sorkin and Jeff Daniels deliver an Atticus for our times. This is the ‘Mockingbird’ of our collective daydreams.” Deadline
  • “JEFF DANIELS SOARS AS A TOWERING ATTICUS FINCH. When Aaron Sorkin’s words are uttered by Daniels, you’re inclined to a conviction that kindness in the world is still possible.” The Washington Post. 
  • “A GAME-CHANGING ‘MOCKINGBIRD.’  A genuinely radical new play that fits this riven American moment. This living, breathing ‘Mockingbird’ pulses with relevance.” Chicago Tribune 
  • “A NEW BROADWAY BLOCKBUSTER. Aaron Sorkin, Bartlett Sher and an impeccable cast 

    Wendy Federman at the opening night celebration of “To Kill A Mockingbird” with our esteemed writer Aaron Sorkin.

    have created something provocatively fresh and rustically elegant. Jeff Daniels offers a stirring, thoroughly original Atticus Finch.” Los Angeles Times

  • AARON SORKIN SPELLBINDS BROADWAY. A superbly entertaining, handsomely acted, abounding and energetic play of force and drive.” The Guardian
  • “MAGESTIC AND INCANDESCENT, this ‘Mockingbird’ is filled with breath and nuance and soul. THERE’S BRAVERY AND DIGNITY IN EVERY ONE OF THESE ACTORS AND THERE’S ALSO GENEROSITY.” New York Magazine
  • “A TRANSFIXING ACT OF THEATRICAL STORYTELLING that makes us hang on to every word as if experiencing the story for the first time.” The Hollywood Reporter
  • “‘TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD ‘ACHIEVES THE UNIMAGINABLE – it enhances this great work. They pull it off magnificently.” NY1

In a new adaptation by Aaron Sorkin, directed by Bartlett Sher and inspired by Lee’s own childhood in Alabama, To Kill a Mockingbird features one of literature’s towering symbols of integrity and righteousness in the character of Atticus Finch, based on Lee’s own father. The character of Scout, based on herself, has come to define youthful innocence – and its inevitable loss – for generation after generation of readers around the world.

Published in 1960, Harper Lee’s debut novel To Kill a Mockingbird was an immediate and astonishing success. It won the Pulitzer Prize and quickly became a global phenomenon, with more than 50 million copies in print to date. Considered one of the great classics of modern American literature, the novel has never been out of print since its original publication.
 
Performances at the Shubert Theatre, 225 West 44th Street, NYC. For for more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.