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The Big Knife

American Airlines Theatre, Broadway
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About this show

Richard Kind is nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role! Returning to Broadway for the first time since 1949, Clifford Odets' play The Big Knife depicts the struggle between Hollywood actor Charlie Castle (Bobby Cannavale) and the ruthless Hoff-Federated studio executives who will do anything to hold their star hostage. This includes blackmailing Castle with information they have been helping him cover up when he refuses to renew his contract. But when a woman uncovers this information, Castle must decide to what lengths he is willing to go to protect his secret. Student Rush: A limited number of half-price seats are sold a half hour before curtain. They are subject to availability and limited to 1 per person with a valid student ID. General Rush: A limited number of $32 tickets are sold when the box office opens on the day of the performance. Tickets are subject to availability and limited to 2 per person. Tickets are located in the rear sides of the mezzanine. Both cash and credit card are accepted.

Show Details

  • Running Time:2hr 25min (1 intermission)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:American Airlines Theatre, Broadway



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