facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Hanks and co-stars begin rehearsing Broadway play, 'Lucky Guy'

Jan. 14, 2013 at 11:28 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Rehearsals for the late Nora Ephron's new play "Lucky Guy," starring Tom Hanks in his Broadway debut, began in New York Monday, producers said.

Directed by George C. Wolfe, the show will play a strictly limited engagement at the Broadhurst Theatre. Opening night is set for April 1 and previews are to begin March 1.

"Nora Ephron began her professional career as a reporter at The New York Post in 1962 and 'Lucky Guy,' marks a return to her journalistic roots," a news release said. "Her new play is about the scandal- and graffiti-ridden New York of the 1980s, as told through the story of the charismatic and controversial tabloid columnist Mike McAlary."

The cast also includes Maura Tierney, Christopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Courtney B. Vance, Peter Scolari and Richard Masur.

The play is the third collaboration between Hanks and Ephron, following the films "Sleepless in Seattle" and "You've Got Mail."

Ephron died last year of cancer. She was 71.

© 2013 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
Kaley Cuoco on celebrity nude photo leak: 'You've gotta make fun of yourself' Kaley Cuoco on celebrity nude photo leak: 'You've gotta make fun of yourself'
2
Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman' Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman'
3
Natalie Dormer reveals her travel essentials Natalie Dormer reveals her travel essentials
4
Gerard Depardieu hangs out with dictators and can't drink less than 14 bottles of wine per day Gerard Depardieu hangs out with dictators and can't drink less than 14 bottles of wine per day
5
Jackie Chan's son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges Jackie Chan's son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback