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Fyvush Finkel, Victor Garber Meet David Hyde Pierce, Sigourney Weaver, and Broadway's Vanya and Sonia on Opening Night

Christopher Durang's Chekhov-inspired comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike makes its Broadway debut.

By New York City

The Broadway production of Christopher Durang's comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike celebrated its opening night on Thursday, March 14 at the John Golden Theatre. Following the performance, the cast and their guests headed to Gotham Hall for a swanky afterparty.

Helmed by Obie Award winner and frequent Durang collaborator Nicholas Martin, the Anton Chekhov-inspired comedy follows sadsack siblings Vanya (played by Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce) and his adopted sister Sonia (Obie Award winner Kristine Nielsen) as they deal with a visit from their movie-star sister Masha (Academy Award nominee Sigourney Weaver) and her new boyfriend Spike (Billy Magnussen), the unexpected appearance of a youthful visitor named Nina (Genevieve Angelson), and the disturbing visions of their prophetic cleaning woman (Shalita Grant). The production was originally commissioned and produced by the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey, and transferred to Broadway following a fall 2012 run at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.

Guests at the performance included Emmy Award winner Fyvush Finkel (Picket Fences), Tony nominee Victor Garber (Present Laughter), Paul Downs Colaizzo (Really Really), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), Hair stars Caissie Levy and Will Swenson, Dogfight castmates Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena, Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live), Lisa Kron (Well), Claybourne Elder (Bonnie and Clyde), Julia Murney (Falling), and more.

Click here to read TheaterMania's review of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

Click here to read TheaterMania's interview with Billy Magnussen.

Click here for more information and tickets to Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

Tags: BroadwayVictor GarberLinda LavinSigourney WeaverCaissie LevyWill SwensonRachel DratchDavid Hyde PierceVanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeKristine NielsenChristopher DurangBilly MagnussenShalita GrantGenevieve AngelsonFyvush FinkelPatti Murin

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