256 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036

Relatively Speaking Poster
play videos

Relatively Speaking

5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating5 star rating

Closed January 29, 2012

A heartfelt and hilarious evening about mothers, daughters, husbands, wives, parents and children. Brand new to Broadway this show of three one-act comedies is not to be missed!

Why See Relatively Speaking?

Brand new to Broadway is Relatively Speaking, a show consisting of three one-act comedies about mothers, daughters, husbands, wives, parents and children. A heartfelt and hilarious evening revolving around the insanity that can only come from family!

Talk Therapy, in which Ethan Coen "uncovers the sort of insanity that can come only from family," includes Danny Hoch, Katherine Borowitz, Jason Kravits and Fred Melamed.

George is Dead, in which Elaine May "explores the hilarity of death," comprises Lisa Emery, Fred Melamed, Patricia O’Connell, Grant Shaud and Marlo Thomas.

Honeymoon Motel, in which Woody Allen "invites you to the sort of wedding day you won’t forget," features Caroline Aaron, Bill Army, Mark Linn-Baker, Ari Graynor, Steve Guttenberg, Julie Kavner, Jason Kravits, Richard Libertini and Grant Shaud.

Created by four-time Oscar winner Ethan Coen, two-time Oscar Nominee Elaine May and the undeniable talent that is Woody Allen, Relatively Speaking is not to be missed!

show content hide content

Additional Information


Previews from: 20 September 2011

Opening night: 24 October 2011

And before you stop reading

Regular Performance Schedule (starting 10/24/11)
Monday No performance
Tuesday @ 7pm
Wednesday @ 2pm and 8pm
Thursday @ 8pm
Friday @ 8pm
Saturday @ 2pm and 8pm
Sunday @3pm

Cast and Creative


Caroline Aaron
Bill Army
Katherine Borowitz
Lisa Emery
Ari Graynor
Steve Guttenberg
Danny Hoch
Julie Kavner
Jason Kravits
Richard Libertini
Mark Linn-Baker
Fred Melamed
Patricia O’Connell
Grant Shaud
Marlo Thomas


Director - John Turturro
Author - Ethan Coen, Elaine May & Woody Allen
Scenic Design - Santo Loquasto
Costume Design - Donna Zakowska
Lighting Design - Kenneth Posner
Sound Design - Carl Casella

What you thought

2 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

5.0 star rating

JG: “Fun AND provocative at the same time.....”

So pleasantly surprised by this production--three one-act plays, each... more

Kerry Stowell: “Marlo Thomas & Nora Ephron - only”

Nora Ephron's writing was superb. When have you ever heard a collective... more

Read all reviews Write a review


Venue home

Venue home







Additional Information

seating chart
SeatingSeating map

Spread the word!

Keep up to date!

Straight to your inbox

Please note: The term Brooks Atkinson Theater and/or Relatively Speaking as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other tradermarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Brooks Atkinson Theater and/or Relatively Speaking and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Brooks Atkinson Theater and/or Relatively Speaking and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.