It’s Only a Play Eyes Extension on Broadway

first_img Related Shows The production stars Tony winners Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick and Stockard Channing, Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham, Emmy winner Megan Mullally, Harry Potter alum Rupert Grint and newcomer Micah Stock, but there’s a Queen waiting in the wings for the Schoenfeld. Helen Mirren is scheduled to begin previews in The Audience at the venue on February 17, 2015. View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on June 7, 2015 It’s Only a Play is set on the opening night of Broderick’s character Peter Austin’s new play, as he anxiously awaits to see if his show is a hit. With his career on the line, he shares his big first night with his best friend, a television star (Lane), his fledgling producer (Mullally), his erratic leading lady (Channing), his wunderkind director (Grint), an infamous drama critic, and a wide-eyed coat check attendant on his first night in Manhattan. There’s no business like show business. It’s Only a Play has learned that It’s Only a Play, which was proving to be a stellar box office hit before it officially opened on October 9, is now eyeing to remain a little longer on the Great White Way. A spokesperson for Terrence McNally’s comedy said: “The producers would love nothing more than to extend. The demand for tickets remains incredible this morning.” The show, directed by Jack O’Brien, is currently set to play a limited 17-week engagement through January 4, 2015 at the Schoenfeld Theatre.last_img read more