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Holland Taylor, Robert Morse & More Join Nathan Lane & John Slattery for Broadway's The Front Page

Holland Taylor, Robert Morse & More Join Nathan Lane & John Slattery for Broadway's The Front Page

Read all about it! The complete cast is set for the Broadway revival of Ben Hect and Charles MacArthur's The Front Page. The previously announced lineup is already headline worthy: Nathan Lane as Walter Burns, John Slattery as Hildy Johnson, John Goodman as Sheriff Hartman, Jefferson Mays as Bensinger, Sherie Rene Scott as Mollie Malloy and Christopher McDonald as Murphy ...

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Emmy Winner & Ripcord Star Holland Taylor Discusses Her Relationship with a Woman: 'It's the Most Wonderful, Extraordinary Thing'

Emmy Winner & Ripcord Star Holland Taylor Discusses Her Relationship with a Woman: 'It's the Most Wonderful, Extraordinary Thing'

Stage and screen favorite Holland Taylor currently stars in Ripcord off-Broadway, and in a recent interview with WNYC, the Emmy winner opened up playing an assisted living resident, losing her mother and learning to discuss her relationship with a younger woman.

“The first weeks of rehearsal were very difficult because I was often very teary,” Taylor said; her mother ...

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Photos! Marylouise Burke & Holland Taylor Open in MTC's Ripcord

Photos! Marylouise Burke & Holland Taylor Open in MTC's Ripcord
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Holland Taylor and Marylouise Burke are battling nursing home roommates in David Lindsay-Abaire's latest play Ripcord at Manhattan Theatre Club. Click through the gallery to see pics of opening night!

Watch Footage of Holland Taylor & Marylouise Burke in Ripcord Off-Broadway

Watch Footage of Holland Taylor & Marylouise Burke in Ripcord Off-Broadway

Check out these video clips of Holland Taylor, Marylouise Burke and more starring in David Lindsay-Abaire's new off-Broadway comedy Ripcord, directed by David Hyde Pierce.

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Ripcord, Starring Holland Taylor & Marylouise Burke, Delays First Performance Off-Broadway

Ripcord, Starring Holland Taylor & Marylouise Burke, Delays First Performance Off-Broadway

The off-Broadway production of Ripcord, starring Holland Taylor, Marylouise Burke and more, has pushed back its first preview date to allow additional technical rehearsals. Directed by David Hyde Pierce, the new comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire will now begin performances on October 1 instead of September 29. Opening night remains scheduled for October 20 at Manhattan Theatre Club's New York City ...

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Photos! Meet Ripcord Stars Holland Taylor, Marylouise Burke, Rachel Dratch & More

Photos! Meet Ripcord Stars Holland Taylor, Marylouise Burke, Rachel Dratch & More
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Ready for a Rip-roaring new comedy? Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's world premiere Ripcord features two women of a certain age battling out in an assisted-living facility. Directed by Tony winner David Hyde Pierce and billed as "deliciously inappropriate," this comedy begins performances at New York City Center on September 29. Click through for pics!

Two and a Half Men's Holland Taylor Replaces Mary Louise Wilson in Ripcord Off-Broadway

Two and a Half Men's Holland Taylor Replaces Mary Louise Wilson in Ripcord Off-Broadway

An off-Broadway switcheroo has gone on at Manhattan Theatre Club! Emmy winner and Tony nominee Holland Taylor will replace the previously announced Mary Louise Wilson in Ripcord. Wilson has withdrawn from the production due to the extension of a book tour. SNL’s Rachel Dratch and Glenn Fitzgerald have also been tapped for the show, which stars Marylouise Burke. Directed ...

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Holland Taylor, Annaleigh Ashford & More Headline Broadway Salutes Celebration

Holland Taylor, Annaleigh Ashford & More Headline Broadway Salutes Celebration
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A happy gathering of theater professionals came together on September 24 for the fifth annual Broadway Salutes celebration, sponsored by the Broadway League and the Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds. In an afternoon event held at the Times Square Visitor Center, industry pros who have worked for 25, 35 and 50 years received special recognition. Broadway.com headed to ...

Zachary Quinto Raises a Glass, Sting Sails The Last Ship & Elizabeth Olsen Debuts in This Week’s Datebook

Zachary Quinto Raises a Glass, Sting Sails The Last Ship & Elizabeth Olsen Debuts in This Week’s Datebook

A starry week is headed our way on NYC stages! On tap: Joan Rivers, Zachary Quinto and Elizabeth Olsen, plus a star-studded Broadway Salutes special and a benefit concert from Sting. Read on to get the scoop on the most exciting happenings in theater, TV, concerts and films in our calendar of events for Broadway lovers.


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Emmy Winner Holland Taylor to Host Broadway Salutes at the Times Square Visitor Center

Emmy Winner Holland Taylor to Host Broadway Salutes at the Times Square Visitor Center

Emmy Award winner Holland Taylor, who last appeared on Broadway in her Tony-nominated  solo show Ann, will host the fifth annual Broadway Salutes on September 24 at the Times Square Visitor Center. Presented by the Broadway League and the Coalition of Broadway Unions & Guilds, Broadway Salutes is a unique celebration that honors artists and professionals who have made Broadway ...

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Holland Taylor Looks Back on the Greatest Moments & Memories from Ann's Broadway Run

Holland Taylor Looks Back on the Greatest Moments & Memories from Ann's Broadway Run

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are asked to sit through a sometimes grueling "exit interview" about their time at the company. Although that concept doesn't exist for Broadway performers, we think it's fun to check in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Below, Ann’s Emmy-winning and Tony-nominated playwright and star Holland Taylor (who ...

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Closing Time for Bette Midler, Tom Hanks & More! Six Great Shows to See Before They’re Gone

Closing Time for Bette Midler, Tom Hanks & More! Six Great Shows to See Before They’re Gone

As summer heats up, it’s time to say good-bye to six high-profile Broadway and off-Broadway productions set to close in the next two weeks. Below, our quickie guide to what makes these plays and musicals must-sees. Choose one (or more) and get tickets now!


Reasons to Be Happy
Best Reason to See It: Neil LaBute’s crackling dialogue and the quirky ...

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Wendy Williams Wigs Out in Chicago, Darren Criss Drives NYC Wild & Bette Midler Is Hollywood History in This Week's Datebook

Wendy Williams Wigs Out in Chicago, Darren Criss Drives NYC Wild & Bette Midler Is Hollywood History in This Week's Datebook

Looks like there are more stars in New York City this week than in the sky above! Two Broadway.com Audience Choice Award hosts, Glee’s Darren Criss and TV personality Wendy Williams, are making big splashy stage appearances, while screen stars Bette Midler and Holland Taylor wrap up their respective solo shows. Read on below for all the hottest ...

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Ann, Starring Tony Nominee Holland Taylor, Sets Broadway Closing Date

Ann, Starring Tony Nominee Holland Taylor, Sets Broadway Closing Date

Ann, written by and starring Emmy winner and 2013 Tony nominee Holland Taylor, will end its run at Broadway's Vivian Beaumont Theatre earlier than expected. The one-woman play about late Texas governor Ann Richards will play its final performance on June 30, rather than the previously announced September 1 closing date. At the time of its closing, Ann will have ...

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History & A Dance Party! Amy Poehler and Holland Taylor on How Ann Richards ‘Changed the World’

History & A Dance Party! Amy Poehler and Holland Taylor on How Ann Richards ‘Changed the World’

Three-time Emmy nominee Amy Poehler (Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation) dropped by Lincoln Center Theater’s Vivian Beaumont Theatre to chat with Ann star and playwright Holland Taylor about the incredible life's work of former Texas governor Ann Richards. Poehler and Taylor go inside Taylor’s dressing room for Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls to find out how Taylor handles fear and ...

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How Patina Miller, Tracy Letts, Holland Taylor and More Could Make History on Tony Night

How Patina Miller, Tracy Letts, Holland Taylor and More Could Make History on Tony Night

Fans of the Tony Awards (like us!) love to study the list of nominees to figure out how history might be made if certain shows or performers win. This year, for example, Matilda, Pippin, Cinderella and more are poised to break Tony records, should everything go in their favor. Just for fun, we’ve compiled a list of 10 ways ...

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They Just Wanna! Leading Ladies Galore Celebrate 30 Years of ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’

They Just Wanna! Leading Ladies Galore Celebrate 30 Years of ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’

Ever imagine what Cinderella, Annie or Christine Daae would look like in a pair of flaming red boots?  Well, wonder no more. Broadway leading ladies Laura Osnes, Lilla Crawford, Chantel Riley, Holland TaylorSamantha Hill, Rebecca Faulkenberry and more joined TV legends Katie Couric, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O’Donnell, Kelly Ripa and more to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cyndi ...

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Weekend Poll: Which First-Time Tony Nominee Are You Most Excited For?

Weekend Poll: Which First-Time Tony Nominee Are You Most Excited For?

Now that the Tony nominations have been announced, there are a ton of Broadway performers (some veterans, some newbies) who have reason to celebrate! We’re always happy to see new faces earn their first nod for theater’s most prestigious award, and this year is no exception, with a whopping 21 first-timers in the race. From acting veterans like Tom Hanks ...

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It's Tony Time! Kinky Boots and Matilda Top the 2013 Tony Award Nominations

It's Tony Time! Kinky Boots and Matilda Top the 2013 Tony Award Nominations

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster and Modern Family star and Broadway vet Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced the nominations for the 67th annual Tony Awards at the Library of the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center on April 30. Two new musicals dominated the nominations: Kinky Boots led the pack with 13 nods while the family-friendly Matilda followed closely on its (very ...

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Going for 2013 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Actress in a Play

Going for 2013 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Actress in a Play

It's Tony time on Broadway, and as always, we can't stop thinking about who'll be going for the gold on June 9! In anticipation of the 2013 nominations, which will be announced on April 30, we're clocking 14 of the top races. Take a look at our forecast, including frontrunners, hopefuls and a “shout out” to one performer or show ...

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David Hyde Pierce to Host Drama League Awards; Honorary Co-Chairs Include Alan Cumming, Nathan Lane & More

David Hyde Pierce to Host Drama League Awards; Honorary Co-Chairs Include Alan Cumming, Nathan Lane & More

Tony and Emmy winner David Hyde Pierce, currently starring in Broadway’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, will host the 79th annual Drama League Awards at New York’s Marriot Marquis on May 17. This year’s awards will honor Tony winners Bernadette Peters and Jerry Mitchell, Madison Square Garden Entertainment and the Radio City Rockettes.

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Critically Acclaimed Ann, Starring Holland Taylor, Will Play Broadway Through September 1

Critically Acclaimed Ann, Starring Holland Taylor, Will Play Broadway Through September 1

Ann, written by and starring Emmy winner Holland Taylor, will end its critically acclaimed Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater’s Vivian Beaumont Theater on September 1. Directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, the one woman show about the late Texas governor Ann Richards opened on Broadway on March 7.

In the solo show, Holland Taylor plays Ann Richards, the famed and ...

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Jon Cryer Congratulates His Two and a Half Men Mom Holland Taylor Backstage at Ann

Jon Cryer Congratulates His Two and a Half Men Mom Holland Taylor Backstage at Ann
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Holland Taylor is currently starring on Broadway as former Texas Governor Ann Richards in Ann, but the Emmy winner is well known for her role as Evelyn Harper on TV's Two and a Half Men. Taylor plays the snobbish, overbearing mother of Jon Cryer's Alan Harper on the popular CBS series. Cryer, being the good son he plays on TV ...

Katharine McPhee Gets Evicted, Billie Joe Armstrong Loves the Bard and More Lessons of the Week

Katharine McPhee Gets Evicted, Billie Joe Armstrong Loves the Bard and More Lessons of the Week

As we prepare to say adios to another week on the Great White Way, we're looking back at some of the headlines that really grabbed our attention this week. From Matt Lauria finding love at the airport  to Kristin Chenoweth loving the sound of her own voice, this week was full of zany teachable moments. Read on below to get ...

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Bill and Hillary Clinton, Gabrielle Giffords & Meryl Streep Enjoy a Patriotic Outing at Ann

Bill and Hillary Clinton, Gabrielle Giffords & Meryl Streep Enjoy a Patriotic Outing at Ann

The audience at Ann certainly got their money’s worth on March 12: In addition to enjoying Holland Taylor’s acclaimed performance as former Texas Governor Ann Richards, they could gawk at one of the starriest collections of VIP guests imaginable. The (very) Hot Shot above says it all: former President, Secretary of State, three-time Oscar winner, congresswoman and astronaut. No ...

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