New in 2010 A new musical based on the 1988 film, adapted by the team responsible for "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" and directed by Bartlett Sher, director of the critically-acclaimed revival of "South Pacific."
The Broadway production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown closed January 2, 2011. For current Broadway show listings and tickets, please click here.
From the producers:
Based on Pedro Almodóvar's internationally acclaimed 1988 film, "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" is a new musical set in Madrid in the 1980s. It tells the story of the intertwining lives of a group of women whose relationships with men lead to a tumultuous 48 hours of love, confusion and passion.
The cast is headed by Tony-winners Patti LuPone, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Laura Benanti. Ms. LuPone will not appear Fri 12/3 @ 8pm, Sat 12/11 @ 2pm & 8pm, Tues 1/4 @ 7pm, and Weds 1/5 @ 2pm; and Mr. Mitchell will not appear Fri 12/10 @ 8pm, Sat 12/11 @ 2pm & 8pm, Thurs 12/16 @ 8pm, Fri 12/17 @ 8pm, Sat 12/18 @ 2pm & 8pm, and Sun 12/19 @ 3pm.
This clip reel will give you a sense of the look and feel of the show: