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More Protests! Broadway's An Enemy of the People, Starring Boyd Gaines, Extends Run

October 19, 2012 - Playbill.com

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of An Enemy of the People, which officially opened Sept. 27 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, has extended its limited engagement by one week.

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Quick Questions: An Enemy of the People's John Procaccino

October 14, 2012 - HuffingtonPost.com

Every once and a while when the lights come up at the start of intermission of a play, I am confused because I feel like I haven't been sitting in the dark all that long. It feels too quick for an intermission. Such was the case at the Manhattan Theatre Club revival of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, starring Richard Thomas and Boyd Gaines and running through November 11 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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STAGE PORTRAIT: Richard Thomas and Boyd Gaines in Broadway's Enemy of the People

October 12, 2012 - Playbill.com

Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of Playbill.com.

This week Fallin captures Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of An Enemy of the People, which is currently playing the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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After Four Decades, An Enemy of the People Returns to Broadway

October 3, 2012 - WQXR.org

Nineteenth century Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen is a theatrical legend, but most of his plays are not that frequently produced today, with Hedda Gabler and Ghosts probably getting the most stage time in our era. 

But Manhattan Theater Club is currently reviving Ibsen’s 1882 drama An Enemy of the People. Four-time Tony winner Boyd Gaines stars alongside Richard Thomas, in a production directed by Doug Hughes that plays at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater through Nov. 11.

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PLAYBILL BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Kathleen McNenny, the Good Wife of An Enemy of the People

October 1, 2012 - Playbill.com

Meet Kathleen McNenny, the wife — on stage and off — of An Enemy of the People's Boyd Gaines.

There a small, lovely, marital moment in Act Two of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, that can fly by you it's so effortless.

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: An Enemy of the People; Boyd Gaines Against the World

September 28, 2012 - Playbill.com

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of An Enemy of the People.

Let the record show: Boyd Gaines closed the 2011-12 Manhattan Theatre Club season at Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in July by playing a brother in the politics-minded play The Columnist, and on Sept. 27 he opened the 2012-13 MTC season in the same venue playing another brother in another political morality play An Enemy of the People.

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Power to the People! Squigs Captures the Personal & Political Struggle in An Enemy of the People

September 27, 2012 - Broadway.com

Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas play dueling brothers in Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People.

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Boyd Gaines, James Earl Jones, Michael Learned, Richard Thomas, Sam Waterston at Opening of An Enemy of the People

September 27, 2012 - Theatermania.com

Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated the opening of its Broadway production of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People on Thursday, September 27. Doug Hughes directs Rebecca Lenkiewicz's new version of the drama, which runs at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, Starring Boyd Gaines at Center of Community Controversy, Opens on Broadway

September 27, 2012 - Playbill.com

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of An Enemy of the People, adapted by British dramatist Rebecca Lenkiewicz and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, opens Sept. 27 following previews from Sept. 4 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Tony winner Boyd Gaines plays the righteous title character, with Richard Thomas as his mayor-brother.

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An Enemy of the People Adapter Rebecca Lenkiewicz on Ibsen, the Presidential Election & the American Dream

September 25, 2012 - Broadway.com

Rebecca Lenkiewicz has the rare distinction of having made the transition from nightclub table dancer to the first living female playwright produced at the National Theatre’s Olivier Theatre. In addition to that honored play, Her Naked Skin, Lenkiewicz is the author of The Night Season, Soho, The Lioness, Stars Over Kabuls and The Painter, among others.

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Honoring Structure: An Interview with Richard Thomas

September 19, 2012 - SlantMagazine.com

Richard Thomas is back on Broadway in the Manhattan Theatre Club's revival of Henrik Ibsen's An Enemy of the People. The New York-born actor, who for many will always be associated with The Waltons, started his career as a child actor, making his first Broadway appearance at age seven in 1958.

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Richard Thomas Named Honorary Chair of the National Corporate Theatre Fund

September 18, 2012 - Broadwayworld.com

Film, television and Broadway Actor Richard Thomas, star of the current Manhattan Theatre Club production of Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People,” has been named Honorary Chair of the National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) as it moves forward with its National Theatre education initiative “Impact Creativity.”

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Real-life married couple star on Broadway

September 11, 2012 - Salon.com

NEW YORK (AP) — Few people should be able to accuse Boyd Gaines and Kathleen McNenny of not having any onstage chemistry. That’s because it’s undeniable in real life. The actors, who met 20 years ago this summer and went on to marry and have a child, are doing something new this month: Appearing together as a couple for the first time on a New York stage.

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Cue the Mob! Broadway's An Enemy of the People, starring Boyd Gaines, Richard Thomas, begins

September 4, 2012 - Playbill.com

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of An Enemy of the People, adapted by British dramatist Rebecca Lenkiewicz and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, begins performances Sept. 4 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Tony winner Boyd Gaines plays the righteous title character, with Richard Thomas as his mayor-brother.

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An Enemy of the People, starring Boyd Gaines and Richard Thomas, begins Broadway run

September 4, 2012 - Broadway.com

Performances are set to begin on September 4 for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway production of An Enemy of the People, featuring Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s translation of the classic drama by Henrik Ibsen.

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Broadway's An Enemy of the People mob to include Michael Siberry, James Waterston, Kathleen McNenny

July 31, 2012 - Playbill.com

The complete cast of Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of An Enemy of the People, starring the previously announced Boyd Gaines and Richard Thomas, was announced on July 31. Previews for the Rebecca Lenkiewicz adaptation of the 1882 Henrik Ibsen classic begin Sept. 4 prior to a Sept. 27 opening at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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