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 […]

Top Ten TV Shows Featuring Broadway Actors, part 2

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Here’s part 2 of our ode to “Smash,” new musical series that features a league of extraordinary Broadway stars. Here, compiled, are the top five television shows that feature Broadway actors. Check out the other five here. These shows are ranked in accord with their received honors. 5. The Good Wife Stage credits […]