Dates Announced for This Year’s Easter Bonnet Competition!

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The 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on Monday, April 22 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, April 23 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre, home to the long-running musical Disney’s The Lion King. The Easter Bonnet Competition celebrates six weeks of intensive fundraising efforts by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring […]

GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN Recoups on Broadway

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Talk about timing! Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, the critically-acclaimed revival about dirty tricks and double-dealing at a political convention, has recouped its investment just as the 2012 Republican National Convention begins. The play will conclude its limited engagement at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre right after the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Sunday, […]

John Stamos will join the cast of ‘The Best Man’

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Emmy Award nominees John Stamos, Golden Globe Award winner Cybill Shepard, Emmy Award nominee Kristen Davis and Tony Award winner Elizabeth Ashley will join the cast of the Tony Award nominated Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man this July when original cast members Candice Bergen, Eric McCormack, Kerry Butler and Angela […]

Mark Blum to Permanently Replace Michael McKean in The Best Man

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Producers of the Tony Award nominated Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man have announced that Obie Award winner Mark Blum will permanently assume the role of Dick Jensen, the part was regularly played by Michael McKean. Blum, who originated the same role in the 2000 Broadway revival, appeared off-Broadway this past […]

James Lecesne steps into Michael McKean’s role in “The Best Man”

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Producers of the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man just announced that Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Academy Award winner James Lecesne will step into the role of Dick Jensen, the role regularly played by Michael McKean who was injured when struck by a car at the intersection of […]

Actor Michael McKean struck by car in NYC

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Actor Michael McKean, currently starring on Broadway in Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, was recovering Tuesday night in Manhattan hospital after having been struck by a car on the upper West Side, according to The New York Daily News. The actor, 64, suffered a broken leg, but is reportedly in stable condition. No […]

‘The Best Man’ Extends its Run

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Gore Vidal’s The Best Man has extended its run at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre. The production, directed by Michael Wilson, will now play through July 22 instead of its initial engagement through July 8. The production is nomintated for Best Revival of a Play at this year’s Tony Awards. James Earl Jones also received a […]

Bobby Cannavale to Return to Broadway in Clifford Odets’s ‘Big Knife’‎

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Bobby Cannavale, two-time Tony Award nominee last seen in The Motherf**ker with the Hat, will return to Broadway in a Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Cliffors Odet’s The Big Knife. Doug Hughes is set to direct the production, which will begin previews March 22, 2013 at the American Airlines Theatre. An official opening […]

Easter Bonnet Competition Pulls in $3.6 Million for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

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The 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised $3,677,855, the result of six weeks of intensive fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by 51 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. The grand total was announced April 24 at this year’s Easter Bonnet, which ended in two shows featuring original presentations, songs, dances and 18 elaborate, […]

Audra McDonald and Eric McCormack amongst those to appear at 26th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition

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The 26th Annual East Bonnet Competition has announced its line-up of presenters, judges, and participants. The list includes a four-time Tony Award winner, eight Tony Award nominees and more than 200 of Broadway and off Broadway’s most talented performers. The event takes place on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 at the […]