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Birthday Candles Tickets

American Airlines Theatre

227 West 42nd Street

New York NY 10036

Birthday Candles Summary

Debra Messing (Will & Grace) returns to the stage in Birthday Candles, as Ernestine Ashworth, who spends her 17th birthday agonizing over her insignificance in the universe.

Soon enough, it’s her 18th birthday. Even sooner, her 41st. Her 70th. Her 101st. Five generations, dozens of goldfish, an infinity of dreams, one cake baked over a century. What makes a lifetime…into a life?

A writer of "freewheeling ambition" (Charles Isherwood, The New York Times), Noah Haidle makes his Broadway debut with a poignant new play as fearless in scope as it is tremendous in heart.

“A true gift. A lesson on survival and a bold reminder to live each day with zest and adventure.” - Ayanna Prescod, Variety

“Debra messing is exceptionally moving in this truly must-see show. It’s what Broadway is missing.” - Chris Jones, Daily News

“An icing-sweet pleasure!” - Greg Evans, Deadline

Birthday Candles Special Information

To purchase 10 or more tickets, visit Broadway Inbound.

Birthday Candles Cast Members:

John Earl Jelks, Debra Messing, Enrico Colantoni, Crystal Finn, Susannah Flood, Christopher Livingston

Birthday Candles Creative Team

Author: Noah Haidle
Director: Vivienne Benesch
Producer: Roundabout Theatre Company

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Birthday Candles Tickets

Running Time:

1 hour and 30 minutes, with no intermission

Audience :

Recommended for 13 + (Mature content and strong language.)
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
March 18, 2022 April 10, 2022