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8 November 2nd, 2017 OLTL Alum Tuc Watkins Joins GL Alum Matt Bomer And An All-Star Cast In Broadway Revival Of Boys In The Band!

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In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking play, Boys in the Band, a limited engagement of the theatrical production is scheduled next year from April 30–August 12, 2018 a the Booth Theatre on Broadway.

The cast will feature none other than former One Life to Live star, Tuc Watkins (Ex-David) and former Guiding Light star, Matt Bomer (Ex-Ben) along with Andrew Rannells, Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, and more.  The play will be directed this time out by two-time Tony winner, Joe Mantello.

The Boys in the Band centers around a group of gay men who gather in a New York City apartment for a friend’s birthday party. As the evening continues, the cracks beneath their friendships begin to show, exposing the self-inflicted heartache that threatens their solidarity.

This production is from none other than Ryan Murphy along with veteran Broadway Producer, David Stone.

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In a statement to Playbill, who broke the news of the casting and the revival, Murphy noted:”The significance of The Boys in the Band cannot be underestimated. In 1968, Mart Crowley made theatrical history by giving voice to gay men onstage, in this uncompromising, blisteringly honest, and wickedly funny play.”

Ryan went on to say: “The play was groundbreaking in its exploration of how gay men treated each other and how they were made to feel about themselves. And while some attitudes have thankfully shifted, it’s important to be reminded of what we have overcome and how much further we still have to go.”

Ticket information will be made available forthcoming on how you can get seats to the production if you are in, or set to, visit New York City next year.

So, what do you think of the all-star cast with Tuc and Matt? Comment below!

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  1. Chaz says:

    A MUST SEE event!
    Miss seeing Tuc Watkins,,,,why he isn’t on a tv show is unreal….talented actor.

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    Alberto replied

    Good question, Chaz.

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  2. Jay says:

    Definitely want to see this!

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  3. Jules says:

    The premise sounds really intriguing! And Tuc just seems like the nicest guy on the planet. I wish him lots of success in this production and hope it opens up new opportunities for him (hey, Ryan Murphy has a dozen things he needs casts for. This is definitely Tuc’s ticket in!). With big names like Parsons, Quinto and Bomer signing along too, it’s bound to do well in theaters.

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  4. Celia says:

    I LOVE you, Tuc……break a leg!!

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  5. Llanviewer717 says:

    Congratulations to Tuc. I know he will do a terrific job.

    I so miss seeing Tuc on TV. Some smart show needs go grab him. He’s a keeper.

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  6. jeffrie says:

    What a great cast i can’t wait to see this!!!!

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  7. Rebecca1 says:

    Sounds like a fantastic revival and a just as equally fantastic cast! Bomer is gorgeous and talented; Tus has the ability to take his good looks and use them to sexy perfection or goofy adorability.

    Kudos on landing a great role to all the actors…and…on a soap opera note, would LOVE to see Tuc pop in on GH.

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