facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Slater makes U.K. debut

Aug. 11, 2004 at 6:00 PM   |   Comments

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Christian Slater, recovering from chickenpox, soldiered his way through his British stage debut in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Slater appeared in Tuesday night's public dress rehearsal of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," the BBC reported Wednesday.

Later, Slater thanked the audience for being "fantastically supportive".

The play's opening was delayed four nights after Slater, 34, became ill during rehearsals.

The play, adapted from the book by Ken Kesey, has been beset with problems, including director Guy Masterson quitting weeks before the scheduled opening night.

Masterson blamed stress for his decision to leave the production. He was replaced by co-directors Tamara Harvey and playwright Terry Johnson.

© 2004 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kendra Wilkinson to Hank Baskett: 'It's divorce time!' Kendra Wilkinson to Hank Baskett: 'It's divorce time!'
2
Amber Rose declares her love for Wiz Khalifa Amber Rose declares her love for Wiz Khalifa
3
Elizabeth Pena died of complications from alcohol abuse Elizabeth Pena died of complications from alcohol abuse
4
Beyonce, Jay Z reportedly renewed their vows Beyonce, Jay Z reportedly renewed their vows
5
Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel settle lawsuit against Heat magazine Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel settle lawsuit against Heat magazine
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback