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Danny DeVito stars in this limited Broadway engagement with Roundabout Theatre Company.
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About I Need That on Broadway

Danny DeVito is back on Broadway! See the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning screen star in I Need That, a new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist Theresa Rebeck. You need I Need That tickets — get them now on TodayTix.

They say "one man's trash is another man's treasure," but what if a man's trash is his treasure? Such is the case for Sam (DeVito), a hoarder who never leaves his house, opting for the comforts of all his stuff. But when he's threatened with eviction if he doesn't declutter his property, he must finally draw a line between the two. The acclaimed playwright and director of 2018's Bernhardt/Hamlet reunite at Roundabout Theatre Company for this heartfelt comedy.

I Need That is on Broadway for a limited time only, so get tickets on TodayTix now. You'll need them!

Run time

1h 40m

Start date

October 13th, 2023

End date

December 30th, 2023

Categories

Age

13+

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2K+ Reviews

chris_

chris_

295 Reviews | 104 Followers
85
Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if Well acted family drama. Danny DeVito!

Don’t see it if A little superficial wrap up. Just three actors

Tatyana G

Tatyana G

291 Reviews | 88 Followers
84
Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful

See it if Danny &Co, great staging, some jokes, several sad moments, no intermission, friendship,father/daughter care for each other in their own way

Don’t see it if Dementia of the loved one, mental problem the military service make you uncomfortable. Hoarding and loneliness. Danny spitting when talks.

GreatAvi

GreatAvi

537 Reviews | 136 Followers
80
Predictable, Great set, Danny devito!!

See it if you're in the mood for a light drama with some humorous moments, led by DeVito who's had a long career playing these sort of characters.

Don’t see it if you're looking for complexity. The play's characters are single-note, there's not a whole lot going on, and especially the ending is weak.

Shira 6053

Shira 6053

322 Reviews | 93 Followers
83
Cluttered stage made me nervous, Thought-provoking, Great acting, Funny

See it if Danny devito was great, nice to see him act with his daughter. That made the ending more believable. Sorry game scene was the best

Don’t see it if The hoarding itself isn’t funny and the set can be triggering. Some of the story is repetitive. Still I enjoy Theresa rebeck storytelling.

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Stars on stage

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito

I Need That on Broadway cast and creative team

By: Theresa Rebeck
Director: Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Producer: Roundabout Theatre Company
Cast list: Danny DeVito (as Sam), Lucy DeVito (as Amelia), Ray Anthony Thomas (as Foster)
Design: Alexander Dodge
Costumes: Tilly Grimes
Lighting: Yi Zhao
Sound: Fitz Patton
Other info: Original music by Fitz Patton

Venue

Todd Haimes Theatre

227 West 42nd Street, New York, NY, United States, 10036

Accessibility

Orchestra & Mezzanine levels fully accessible for those with mobility disabilities

More information about I Need That on Broadway

Danny DeVito first revealed his involvement in I Need That in 2022, when he and his daughter Lucy participated in a reading at the Dorset Theater Festival in Vermont.

DeVito is best known for playing Louie De Palma in the sitcom Taxi, earning Emmy and Golden Globe Awards. His other best-known credits, on and behind the screen, include It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (as Frank Reynolds), Hercules (as the voice of Philoctetes) and Matilda (as Harry Wormwood, director, and producer). His Hollywood career has steadily continued since 1970, and he earned a Tony Award nomination for his 2017 Broadway debut in The Price.

That play was an Arthur Miller revival. Now, DeVito works with a contemporary playwright: Theresa Rebeck. She has had four previous plays on Broadway — Bernhardt/Hamlet, Mauritius, Dead Accounts, and Seminar — and has written more than 40 that have appeared off Broadway, nationally, and internationally. She's a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play Omnium Gatherum, which she co-wrote with Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros.

What to watch for

  • Danny DeVito stars opposite his daughter, Lucy DeVito, in I Need That on Broadway. She's making her Broadway debut, but she has performed off Broadway in Love, Loss and What I Wore and Hot Mess.
  • Moritz von Stuelpnagel, who directed Rebeck's Bernhardt/Hamlet on Broadway in 2018, also directs I Need That. Both productions also happened with Roundabout Theatre Company.
  • Rebeck inspired the character of Broadway writer Julia Houston, played by Debra Messing, on the 2011 NBC show Smash. Rebeck was also a writer on the show.
  • Danny DeVito has appeared in multiple productions off Broadway, making his debut with Shoot Anything With Hair That Moves and The Man With the Flower in His Mouth in 1969. He made his West End debut in 2012 with The Sunshine Boys in London.

Frequently asked questions

What is I Need That on Broadway about?

See Danny DeVito return to the stage in this new comedy by Theresa Rebeck. Opposite his daughter Lucy, he stars as Sam, a reclusive hoarder who must clean up his home and his life or risk facing eviction — and makes some treasured discoveries in the process.

Which theatre is I Need That on Broadway at?

I Need That on Broadway is at New York's Todd Haimes Theatre.

What is the running time of I Need That on Broadway?

I Need That on Broadway runs for 1h 40m

What is the age recommendation for I Need That on Broadway?

13+

How do you get tickets for I Need That on Broadway?

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Who wrote the I Need That play?

Theresa Rebeck wrote I Need That. The acclaimed playwright is a regular on Broadway — her past shows include Bernhardt/Hamlet, Dead Accounts, and Seminar, and her play Omnium Gatherum was a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Who directed I Need That?

Moritz von Stuelpnagel directs I Need That. The play marks his second collaboration with playwright Theresa Rebeck; he directed her Bernhardt/Hamlet on Broadway in 2018.

Is I Need That appropriate for kids?

I Need That is recommended for ages 13 and up. The show contains strong language.

Is I Need That good?

I Need That marks Danny DeVito's return to Broadway alongside his daughter, which is a rare event in itself. And since they're collaborating with an acclaimed writer and director, you need to see it.

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