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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

Tickets Starting At:

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

Currently not open; Beginning TBA:
Monday - Sunday: Noon - 6pm*

*When there is an evening performance, the Box Office will be open until 30 minutes after curtain.

The Box Office will open at 10am when there is a matinee performance.

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

Coat Room

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