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Amanda Seyfried, Paul Rudd, Nick Jonas, Sheryl Crow and More to Present at the 2012 Tony Awards

Amanda Seyfried, Paul Rudd, Nick Jonas, Sheryl Crow and More to Present at the 2012 Tony Awards

A slew of celebrites will serve as presenters at the 66th Annual Tony Awards including Les Miserables film star Amanda Seyfried, Paul Rudd, Diner composer Sheryl Crow and Nick Jonas (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying). Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the 2012 Awards are set for June 10 at the Beacon Theatre.

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NBC News Heads to the Theater with Legendary Broadway Octogenarians Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Joel Grey

NBC News Heads to the Theater with Legendary Broadway Octogenarians Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Joel Grey

Broadway.com recently celebrated the slew of talented octogenarians still delivering fantastic performances on the Great White Way (readers named Angela Lansbury their favorite!) and now NBC News is lauding Broadway's set of 80-years-old and over. On May 24, NBC's Chris Jansing sat down with The Best Man's Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones as well as Anything Goes ...

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Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Bernadette Peters Join Roster of Drama Desk Award Presenters

Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Bernadette Peters Join Roster of Drama Desk Award Presenters

Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Bernadette Peters will serve as presenters at the 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards on June 3 at Town Hall. As previously announced Brooke Shields and Brian d'Arcy James will host the ceremony. 

Other presenters set to appear include Martha Plimpton, John Larroquette, Julie Halston, Roger Rees, Alex Timbers, Doug Wright, Rick Elice, Maury ...

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The Best Man, Starring John Larroquette and James Earl Jones, Receives Second Broadway Extension

The Best Man, Starring John Larroquette and James Earl Jones, Receives Second Broadway Extension

The Tony-nominated revival of Gore Vidal's political drama The Best Man has been extended for a second time at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre. Starring two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones, Tony winner John Larroquette, Eric McCormack and five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury, The Best Man was originally scheduled to play a limited engagement through July 8. Directed by Michael Wilson, the ...

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Tony-Nominated The Best Man Revival Extends Broadway Run

Tony-Nominated The Best Man Revival Extends Broadway Run

The Tony-nominated revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man has extended its run at Broadway's Schoenfeld Theatre. Directed by Michael Wilson, the classic political drama was originally scheduled to play a limited engagement through July 8, but will now run through July 22. The Best Man stars two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones, Tony winner John Larroquette, Eric McCormack and ...

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Fans Have Their Say! 2012 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced

Fans Have Their Say! 2012 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced

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After a week of fan voting, nominations have been announced for the 13th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the only major theater prize chosen by Broadway theatergoers.

Topping the list of this year's nominees is the musical Newsies, which received a total of 11 nominations including Favorite New Musical. Leading man Jeremy ...

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Brotherly Love! Daniel Radcliffe Visits His Former Boss John Larroquette at The Best Man

Brotherly Love! Daniel Radcliffe Visits His Former Boss John Larroquette at The Best Man
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Daniel Radcliffe is gearing up to star as poet Allen Ginsberg in the forthcoming film Kill Your Darlings, but on April 27, he took a break from movie stardom for a Broadway reunion with his former How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying boss, Tony winner John Larroquette. After departing How to Succeed, Larroquette moved half a block west ...

Tony Eligibility Rulings Made for Newsies, Evita, Death of a Salesman and More

Tony Eligibility Rulings Made for Newsies, Evita, Death of a Salesman and More

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the fourth and final time this season on April 27 to determine eligibility for 18 Broadway productions.

The shows discussed included Death of a Salesman, Once, Jesus Christ Superstar, Newsies, The Best Man, End of the Rainbow, Evita, Magic/Bird, Peter and the Starcatcher, One Man, Two Guvnors, Clybourne Park, A Streetcar Named ...

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Follies and Death Takes a Holiday Lead 2012 Drama Desk Nominations

Follies and Death Takes a Holiday Lead 2012 Drama Desk Nominations

Nominations for the 2012 Drama Desk Awards were announced on April 27, and Death Takes a Holiday and Follies led the pack with a total of 10 nods each. The awards, which honor Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway productions, will be presented June 3 at Town Hall. Donna Murphy and Brian d'Arcy James announced the nominees, as well as special awards ...

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Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Nominations for the 78th annual Drama League Awards have been announced. The awards ceremony will take place May 18 at the Marriot Marquis, hosted by Stockard Channing and John Larroquette. The Drama League Awards recognize distinguished productions, performances and exemplary career achievements in musical theatre and directing. As previously announced the Drama League's 2012 Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in Theatre honors ...

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Nice Work If You Can Get It, Newsies & Once Lead 2012 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Nice Work If You Can Get It, Newsies & Once Lead 2012 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Nominations for the 62nd annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced on April 23, with the new Gershwin tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It leading the group with nine nominations. Newsies and Once, both new musicals, received seven nods each. Winners of the Outer Critics Circle Awards will be announced on May 14, with the annual awards ceremony ...

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Sondheim and His Tony-Winning Ladies Are Among Fans' Favorite Octogenarians

Weekend Poll Top Three: Sondheim and His Tony-Winning Ladies Are Among Fans' Favorite Octogenarians

With Anything Goes star Joel Grey recently celebrating his 80th birthday, the acclaimed actor joins a prestigious group of Broadway octogenarians still enjoying an exciting career on the Great White Way. Broadway.com asked readers which 80+ Broadway legend is their favorite. The results are in, and three of Broadway’s most recognized and acclaimed Broadway icons were among readers’ picks. Take ...

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Squigs Casts His Ballot For The Best Man, Starring Eric McCormack & John Larroquette

Squigs Casts His Ballot For The Best Man, Starring Eric McCormack & John Larroquette

Broadway.com's resident artist Justin "Squigs" Robertson stopped by the Schoenfeld Theatre to pen a political portrait of Eric McCormackJohn Larroquette and the rest of the star-studded cast of Gore Vidal's The Best Manincluding James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Candice Bergen, Kerry Butler, Michael McKean, Jefferson Mays, Dakin Matthews and Corey Brill. Set in 1960 at ...

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Raise The Best Man’s Approval Rating?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Raise The Best Man’s Approval Rating?

Gore Vidal’s 1960 political drama The Best Man is back on the Broadway election ticket in a revival starring John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury and more. In the high-stakes battle for the presidency, Secretary William Russell must decide whether to smear his opponent or try to win the nomination fair and square. Broadway.com Word of ...

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Celebrate Opening Night of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man with James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Eric McCormack & More

Celebrate Opening Night of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man with James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Eric McCormack & More
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On April 1, the star-studded cast of The Best Man opened on Broadway in a flurry of mudslinging, name-calling and dirt-digging in Gore Vidal’s classic 1960 political drama. After taking their first official Broadway bows, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Candice Bergen, Kerry Butler, Michael McKean and Jefferson Mays joined director Michael Wilson and starry guests ...

Gore Vidal’s Mudslinging Political Drama The Best Man Opens on Broadway

Gore Vidal’s Mudslinging Political Drama The Best Man Opens on Broadway

Gore Vidal’s 1960 political drama The Best Man opens April 1 at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre. Directed by Michael Wilson, the production will play a limited engagement through July 8. The Best Man stars Tony winner John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones, five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury, Candice Bergen, Tony nominee Kerry Butler, Michael McKean and Tony ...

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Take a First Look at Presidential Candidates Eric McCormack and John Larroquette in Gore Vidal’s The Best Man

Take a First Look at Presidential Candidates Eric McCormack and John Larroquette in Gore Vidal’s The Best Man
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The 1960 National Convention is underway, and we’ve got a first look at two candidates fighting for the presidency in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man. Featuring John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Candice Bergen, Kerry Butler, Michael McKean and Jefferson Mays, The Best Man opens officially on April 1 and will play an ...

See The Best Man Star Angela Lansbury Waiting in the Wings For Her Vanity Fair Close-Up

See The Best Man Star Angela Lansbury Waiting in the Wings For Her Vanity Fair Close-Up

Five-time Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury is back home on Broadway starring as lobbying busybody Mrs. Sue-Ellen Gamadge in Gore Vidal’s The Best Man. Photographer Annie Leibovitz captured Lansbury in her element, perched in the wings of Broadway’s majestic Schoenfeld Theatre, for the April issue of Vanity Fair. This is the Broadway legend’s first show at the Schoenfeld, but her ...

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Let the Voting Begin! The Best Man, Starring James Earl Jones & Angela Lansbury, Begins Previews

Let the Voting Begin! The Best Man, Starring James Earl Jones & Angela Lansbury, Begins Previews

The Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man begins previews March 6 at the Schoenfeld Theatre. Directed by Michael Wilson, the production is set to open April 1. The political drama features five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury, two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones, stage and screen favorite Eric McCormack and Tony winner John Larroquette, in addition to Michael McKean, Candice ...

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Tickets on Sale for The Best Man, Starring Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Eric McCormack & More

Tickets on Sale for The Best Man, Starring Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Eric McCormack & More

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s classic political drama The Best Man. The production stars two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones, five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury, Eric McCormack, Tony winner John Larroquette, Michael McKean, Tony nominee Kerry Butler and Tony winner Jefferson Mays. Directed by Michael Wilson, The Best Man begins previews March 6 ...

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Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones Have a Senior Debate at The Best Man Press Conference

Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones Have a Senior Debate at The Best Man Press Conference

Although rehearsals have just begun for the upcoming starry Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's presidential drama The Best Man, five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury and two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones are already going head-to-head. The distinguished actors humorously debated who has more seniority, during a White House-style press conference for the production on February 1.

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The Best Man Stars James Earl Jones, Eric McCormack, Angela Lansbury & More Meet the Press

The Best Man Stars James Earl Jones, Eric McCormack, Angela Lansbury & More Meet the Press
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Rehearsals have begun for Gore Vidal’s juicy muckraking political drama The Best Man, which will begin performances on March 6 at the Schoenfeld Theatre. On February 1, director Michael Wilson joined two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones, five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury, Tony winners John Larroquette and Jefferson Mays, Tony nominee Kerry Butler, and stage and screen favorites Eric McCormack, Candice ...

Angela Lansbury Makes a Heavenly Backstage Visit at Godspell

Angela Lansbury Makes a Heavenly Backstage Visit at Godspell
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Angela Lansbury knows her way around the Great White Way. With a career that has spanned eight decades, the five-time Tony Award-winning actress (for Mame, Dear World, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd and Blithe Spirit) is headed back to Broadway on March 6 in Gore Vidal's The Best Man. As she preps for her latest role, Lansbury enjoyed a night out at ...

Kerry Butler on Re-Entering the Mad Men Era in The Best Man: 'The '60s Have Been Good to Me'

Kerry Butler on Re-Entering the Mad Men Era in The Best Man: 'The '60s Have Been Good to Me'

The upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man has enough star power to keep Times Square burning bright through the election. The political drama, directed by Michael Wilson, will feature theatrical titans James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury, Candice Bergen, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack and Michael McKean. Broadway.com caught up with another of the show’s stars, Broadway darling ...

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Kerry Butler Joins James Earl Jones, Eric McCormack & More in The Best Man; Casting Complete

Kerry Butler Joins James Earl Jones, Eric McCormack & More in The Best Man; Casting Complete

Broadway favorite Kerry Butler completes the cast of the forthcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man. She will take on the role of Mabel Cantwell, joining previously announced stars James Earl Jones, Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack and Michael McKean. The play will begin previews on March 6 and open on April 1 at the ...

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