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Sarah Jessica Parker sparkles with Matthew Broderick at opening night of Broadway's Plaza Suite


Sarah Jessica Parker sparkles in an ethereal pink gown with husband Matthew Broderick at opening night of Broadway’s Plaza Suite… after two-year shutdown due to the pandemic

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were overjoyed to finally bring Neil Simon’s Broadway play Plaza Suite back to life as they smiled on the red carpet at the Hudson Theatre in New York City on Monday night.

The 57-year-old actress simply shined wearing a gorgeous pink Prabal Rana Gurung gown covered in glittering silver stars for the opening night affair on West 44th Street in Midtown Manhattan.

Parker and Broderick star as three different couples in the three-act comedy directed by John Benjamin Hickey, which was first set to begin Broadway previews on March 13, 2020, the day after Governor Cuomo issued statewide mandates closing all theaters as cases of COVID-19 began rising just at the start of the global pandemic.

Back at it: Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were overjoyed to finally bring Neil Simon's Broadway play Plaza Suite back to life as they smiled on the red carpet at the Hudson Theatre in New York City on Monday night

Back at it: Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were overjoyed to finally bring Neil Simon’s Broadway play Plaza Suite back to life as they smiled on the red carpet at the Hudson Theatre in New York City on Monday night

SJP was thrilled to show off her dazzling dress, which included a silky pink dress that draped down to the ground with thick straps across her shoulders and was cinched at her waist.

Her arms were covered in a glittering sheer silver cape adorned with sparkling sequins and beads, with pleated elements along the neckline which gracefully cascaded down to the floor.

Sarah Jessica let her designer dress be the star of the show as she tied back her dark blonde hair into a tight updo created by Serge Normant.

Leading lady: The 57-year-old actress simply shined wearing a gorgeous pink Prabal Rana Gurung gown covered in glittering silver stars for the opening night affair on West 44th Street in Midtown Manhattan

Leading lady: The 57-year-old actress simply shined wearing a gorgeous pink Prabal Rana Gurung gown covered in glittering silver stars for the opening night affair on West 44th Street in Midtown Manhattan

Statement: Her arms were covered in a glittering sheer silver cape adorned with sparkling sequins and beads, with pleated elements along the neckline which gracefully cascaded down to the floor

Unique: SJP was thrilled to show off her dazzling dress, which included a silky pink dress that draped down to the ground with thick straps across her shoulders and was cinched at the waist

Unique: SJP was thrilled to show off her dazzling dress, which included a silky pink dress that draped down to the ground with thick straps across her shoulders and was cinched at the waist

Stepping out in style: Matthew, 60, looked equally as dapper wearing a dark brown suit with a white-button down and a green tie

Stepping out in style: Matthew, 60, looked equally as dapper wearing a dark brown suit with a white-button down and a green tie

Makeup artist Elaine Offers Woulard highlighted Parker’s already flawless complexion, and focused on her piercing blue eyes with a smoky shadow, rosy blush and bold brows. 

Parker teased on Instagram before the big event: ‘Just wait until you see the front. No words right now. I’m sure they’ll come later. See you in Suite 719.’

Matthew, 60, looked equally as dapper wearing a dark brown suit with a white-button down and a green tie.

The couple celebrated 24 years of wedded bliss in December and have three children together: James, Marion and Tabitha. 

Tamed tresses: Sarah Jessica let her designer dress be the star of the show as she tied back her dark blonde hair into a tight updo created by Serge Normant

Tamed tresses: Sarah Jessica let her designer dress be the star of the show as she tied back her dark blonde hair into a tight updo created by Serge Normant

Effortless: Makeup artist Elaine Offers Woulard highlighted Parker's already flawless complexion, and focused on her piercing blue eyes with a smoky shadow and bold brows

Effortless: Makeup artist Elaine Offers Woulard highlighted Parker’s already flawless complexion, and focused on her piercing blue eyes with a smoky shadow and bold brows

Plaza perfection: Parker teased on Instagram before the big event: 'Just wait until you see the front. No words right now. I’m sure they’ll come later. See you in Suite 719'

Plaza perfection: Parker teased on Instagram before the big event: ‘Just wait until you see the front. No words right now. I’m sure they’ll come later. See you in Suite 719’

Their play may have gotten off to a rocky start having to go on a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, but they’re both ready to be back on stage performing.  

‘We’re overjoyed to finally be able to welcome Broadway audiences to the Hudson Theatre to see Neil Simon’s celebration of New York, New Yorkers, and the wonderful ways they fall in love. We simply can’t wait,’ Broderick and Parker said in a joint statement. 

The Plaza Suite revival initially began preview performances in February to positive reviews nearly four decades after the original show premiered at the Plymouth Theatre Feb. 14, 1968.

The original show earned three Tony nominations, won a Best Direction of a Play for Mike Nichols’ work and played 1,097 performances before closing on Oct. 3, 1970.

Playbill described the new show: ‘Real-life couple Broderick and Parker play three different twosomes each spending an evening in the famed Plaza Hotel: one couple dealing with difficulties in their marriage on their 24th anniversary, a pair of high-school sweethearts reuniting after many years apart, and the frenzied parents of a jittery bride on her wedding day.’

'Real-life couple Broderick and Parker play three different twosomes each spending an evening in the famed Plaza Hotel: one couple dealing with difficulties in their marriage on their 24th anniversary, a pair of high-school sweethearts reuniting after many years apart, and the frenzied parents of a jittery bride on her wedding day,' according to Playbill

‘Real-life couple Broderick and Parker play three different twosomes each spending an evening in the famed Plaza Hotel: one couple dealing with difficulties in their marriage on their 24th anniversary, a pair of high-school sweethearts reuniting after many years apart, and the frenzied parents of a jittery bride on her wedding day,’ according to Playbill

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