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Broadway News Broadway's Appropriate Announces 3rd and Final Extension

The Second Stage Theater production is up for eight Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Play.

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The Second Stage Theater revival of Branden Jacobs-JenkinsAppropriate has announced a third and final extension on Broadway. Previously slated to close June 23 after a transfer to the Belasco Theatre, the production will now continue performances through June 30. 

Directed by Tony nominee Lila NeugebauerAppropriate originally opened at the Hayes Theater, where it closed March 3. Performances began March 25 at the Belasco. Read the reviews here.

Almost all of the original Broadway cast has continued with the transfer, including Sarah Paulson, Corey Stoll, Michael Esper, Natalie Gold, Graham Campbell, Alyssa Emily Marvin, Lincoln Cohen, and Everett Sobers. Ella Beatty assumed the role of River from original cast member Elle Fanning.

Appropriate is currently up for eight 2024 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for Sarah Paulson, Best Performance by an Actor in Featured Role in a Play for Corey Stoll, Best Direction of a Play for Lila Neugebauer, Best Scenic Design of a Play for dots, Best Lighting Design of a Play for Jane Cox, Best Costume Design of a Play for Dede Ayite, and Best Sound Design of Play for Bray Poor and Will Pickens

“We are beyond thrilled to extend Appropriate for one more week so additional audiences can witness this astonishing cast bring Branden’s brilliant play to life,” producers of Appropriate said in a joint statement. “The response from critics and audiences alike has been overwhelming, propelling the production from The Hayes Theater to an extended run at The Belasco and we feel lucky and extremely grateful for the support the show has received from the Broadway community.”

READ: 'Race Is a Hallucination': Sarah Paulson and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins on Appropriate

The work centers on a white family who, while closing out the estate of their late father, discover some disturbing artifacts that force them to confront their family's past. The play was previously produced in 2014 Off-Broadway at Signature Theatre.

The Belasco transfer gives the Second Stage Theater production a commercial run on the Main Stem, with Ambassador Theatre Group, Amanda Dubois, Annapurna Theatre, Bad Robot Live, Kristin Caskey, Mike Issacson, and Bee Carrozzini stepping in to produce in association with Second Stage.

READ: Despite a Tony Nomination, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Is Still Unsure If He's a Broadway Playwright

The Broadway run features scenic design by dots, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Jane Cox, and sound design by Will Pickens and Bray Poor. The production's fight director is UnkleDave's Fight House, the vocal coach is Kate Wilson, and the production stage manager is Barclay Stiff. Casting is by Jim Carnahan. General management is by 101 Productions, Ltd.


Photos: Appropriate at Broadway's Belasco Theatre

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