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Broadway's 'Back' in October

October 3, 2011 - New shows, as well as revivals, will begin performances on Broadway this October.

Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang explores the cultural barriers between America and China in his new comedy Chinglish. The play will start previews at the Longacre Theatre on October 11.

Stockard Channing and Rachel Griffiths will star in Other Desert Cities, which begins previews at Booth Theatre on October 12. The play tells the story of a prodigal daughter who returns home to announce that she is publishing a memoir exposing dark family secrets.

Godspell, Stephen Schwartz’s legendary rock musical, is returning to Broadway in a brand-new production. Performances of this much-anticipated revival will start on October 13 at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

Venus in Fur offers a behind-the-scenes look at an audition where a director and actress get entangled in a game of seduction and power. Nina Arianda and Hugh Dancy star, with performances beginning October 13 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Tony Award-winning Hugh Jackman returns to the Great White Way with Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, a one-man show, which critics in San Francisco and Toronto have already labeled “sizzling” and “awesome.” Performances begin on October 25 at Broadhurst Theatre, for a limited run of 10 weeks.

Alan Rickman stars in Seminar, Theresa Rebeck’s new play about a brilliant author teaching a very unusual writing class. Previews start on October 27 at the John Golden Theatre.

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