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No Man’s Land & Waiting for Godot, Starring Patrick Stewart & Ian McKellen, Extends & Changes Schedule

first_imgThe critically acclaimed hits No Man’s Land and Waiting for Godot currently running in repertory starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, have been extended through March 30 on Broadway. The limited engagement was slated to close March 2 at the Cort Theatre. Additionally, the final two weeks ending March 23 and March 30 have a modified schedule, with the number of Godot performances increasing to six and those of No Man’s Land decreasing to two. In addition to real life besties, Stewart and McKellen, Waiting For Godot and No Man’s Land stars Tony winners Shuler Hensley and Billy Crudup. Godot features Stewart as Vladimir, McKellen as Estragon, Crudup as Lucky and Hensley as Pozzo. No Man’s Land features Stewart as Hirst, McKellen as Spooner, Crudup as Foster and Hensley as Briggs. Star Files Waiting For Godot View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on March 30, 2014center_img Waiting For Godot tells the story of two wanderers who wait by a tree to meet with Godot, whom they hope will change their lives forever. No Man’s Land concerns two elderly writers who meet in a London pub and continue drinking through the night, until their relationships are exposed by the return of two younger men. Related Shows Ian McKellen Patrick Stewartlast_img read more

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Broadway Grosses: Matilda, Aladdin and More Kid Favorites Dominate

first_img UNDERDOGS (By Gross) 5. The Bridges of Madison County ($385,394) 4. Rock of Ages ($366,648) 3. Cabaret ($255,813) * 2. Mothers and Sons ($248,821) *** 1. Act One ($152,704) ** FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross) 1. Wicked ($1,874,352) 2. The Lion King ($1,828,835) 3. The Book of Mormon ($1,639,847) 4. Kinky Boots ($1,451,463) 5. Matilda ($1,163,417) FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity) 1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%) 2. Cabaret (101.70)% *  3. Matilda (100.55%)  4. Aladdin (100.16%) **** 5. A Raisin in the Sun (100.00%) *** Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending March 23: UNDERDOGS (By Capacity) 5. Mamma Mia! (74.13%) 4. Once (73.19%) 3. Jersey Boys (72.97%) 2. The Bridges of Madison County (65.37%) 1. Act One (61.07%) ** *Number based on 3 preview performances **Number based on 4 preview performances ***Number based on 8 preview performances **** Number based on 3 preview performances and 5 regular performances Spring Break is upon us and childhood mischief is popping up all over Broadway. Miss Trunchbull may think they’re just maggots, but the children of Matilda, along with family favorites Wicked and The Lion King found themselves in the top five grossing productions. Meanwhile Disney street urchin Aladdin officially opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre and kept up its previous preview weeks’ sky-high status by playing to more than 100% capacity. View Commentslast_img read more

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