Columnist Broadway Play Tickets

The Columnist Tickets & Information

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

261 West 47th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

The Columnist Summary

Columnists are kings in midcentury America and Joseph Alsop (John Lithgow) wears the crown. Joe is beloved, feared and courted in equal measure by the Washington political world at whose center he sits. But as the ’60s dawn and America undergoes dizzying change, the intense political drama Joe is embroiled in becomes deeply personal as well.

The Columnist Cast Members:

John Lithgow, Margaret Colin, Boyd Gaines, Stephen Kunken, Marc Bonan, Grace Gummer, Brian J. Smith

The Columnist Creative Team

Author: David Auburn
Director: Daniel Sullivan
Producer: Manhattan Theatre Club
Press Agent: Boneau / Bryan-Brown

The Columnist Award Winners/Nominees

Nominated for 1 2012 Tony Award
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play - John Lithgow

The Columnist Related Links

The Columnist In the News

A Newsmaker in Every Sense of the Word

Joseph Alsop, the imperious political commentator, is the subject of  The Columnist, a new play by David Auburn.

The Columnist Quick Facts

Running Time:

2 hours and fifteen minutes, including one 15 minute intermission

Price Range

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Audience :

Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date On Sale Through
April 4, 2012 April 25, 2012 (begins 04/03)

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: Noon - 6pm
Sunday: Closed

November 20 - November 26:
Monday - Wednesday: Noon - 6pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday - Sunday: Noon - 6pm

November 27 - December 3:
Monday: Noon - 6pm
Tuesday - Wednesday: Noon - 7:30pm
Thursday - Friday: Noon - 8:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 8:30pm
Sunday: Noon - 7:30pm

There are no advance sales 1/2 hour prior to a performance!

Please Note: Tickets for Saint Joan are not available at the Box Office at this time.

Mail Order

The Columnist Mail Order
P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

A limited number of lockers are available at the theatre, subject to availability.