Tom Hanks is officially a Broadway star! The Oscar winner raises the curtain on his stage career as previews for Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, begin at the Broadhurst Theatre on March 1.
Joining Hanks in the cast are Maura Tierney, Peter Scolari, Christopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Courtney B. Vance and Richard Masur, as well as Paula Jon De Rose, Brian Dykstra, Joe Forbrich, Michael Gaston, Dustyn Gulledge, Tom Hammond, Marc Damon Johnson, Deirdre Lovejoy, Danny Mastrogiorgio and Stephen Tyrone Williams.
Set in New York in the 1980s, Lucky Guy tells the story of tabloid columnist Mike McAlary (Hanks), who investigates the scandal and corruption of the graffiti-ridden city.
George C. Wolfe directs the play, which features scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, sound design by Scott Lehrer, lighting design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer and projection design by Batwin + Robin Productions.
Lucky Guy opens officially on April 1—and Broadway.com will be there to cover all the red carpet action!