Leading Ladies Carmen Cusack, Marin Mazzie and Lupita Nyong'o Take Their Final Bows

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The Know: What not to miss in theatre June 16-26.
Carmen Cusack in<i> Bright Star</i>
Carmen Cusack in Bright Star Nick Stokes


June 16: Performances begin for the Lincoln Center Theater production of J.T. Rogers’ Oslo, a political thriller about the secret talks that led to the 1993 peace agreement between Israel and the PLO. Bartlett Sher directs a cast that includes two-time Tony winner Jennifer Ehle (The Real Thing) and Tony winner Jefferson Mays ( A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder).


Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong'o

June 19: See the play that earned Frank Langella his fourth Tony win. The stage and screen veteran stars as a man falling into the grip of dementia in the limited Broadway engagement of Florian Zeller's The Father, translated by Christopher Hampton.

June 19: Danai Gurira's Eclipsed garnered a lot of buzz this season as the first all-female production—cast and creative team—on Broadway. The acclaimed new play about women being held captive in war-torn Liberia stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and was nominated for a string of Tony Awards, including Best Play, Best Direction and three actress awards. It took home the Tony for Best Costume Design over the weekend.

June 26: Don’t miss Broadway’s Bright Star, with music and book by Grammy and Emmy winner Steve Martin and music and lyrics by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell. The new original musical stars Carmen Cusack, who earned a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut.

June 26: It’s your last chance to see Marin Mazzie in her triumphant return to Broadway following her cancer battle. The leading lady stars in the acclaimed revival of The King and I at Lincoln Center Theater.

How Marin Mazzie’s Newest Role Has Been in the Making Her Entire Life


June 19: What happens when four women arrive in Paris for the funeral of a man that loved each of them? This is the premise of Israel Horovitz’ new Off-Broadway comedy, Out of the Mouths of Babes, starring five-time Tony nominee Estelle Parsons and two-time Tony winner Judith Ivey.


Barbara Cook
Barbara Cook Mike Martin

June 18: Tony and Grammy winner Duncan Sheik (American Psycho, Spring Awakening) and Tuck Everlasting creators, composer Chris Miller and lyricist Nathan Tysen, join composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown at his intimate concert at Subculture.

June 19: The Broadway Bares dancers are back with On Demand at the Hammerstein Ballroom. See more than 150 of the best male and female dancers in New York City in an evening of fun and flirty stripteases.

June 21: Help the legendary Barbara Cook celebrate the release of her memoir, Then and Now, with an intimate concert at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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