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Little Miss Sunshine Musical on Tap for Off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre This Fall

Little Miss Sunshine Musical on Tap for Off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre This Fall

Expect lots of Sunshine this fall! A musical adaptation of the 2006 film Little Miss Sunshine is heading to off-Broadway’s Second Stage Theatre beginning October 15. Helmed by Tony winner James Lapine, the musical features music and lyrics by Tony winner William Finn and a book by Lapine. No official opening night or casting has been announced.

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Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Star from a Canceled TV Show Should Return to the Stage?

Weekend Poll: Which Broadway Star from a Canceled TV Show Should Return to the Stage?

We’re still reeling (and we bet you are, too) from the super depressing news of a bunch of TV shows getting cancellation orders this week. Shows like Smash, The New Normal, Go On and more all fell victim to the cruel hand of the network brass, leaving the Broadway vets who starred on these shows out of a job…but hopefully ...

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NBC's Deception, Starring Victor Garber and John Larroquette, Schedules Series Premiere Date

NBC's Deception, Starring Victor Garber and John Larroquette, Schedules Series Premiere Date

Deception, the new NBC series starring Tony nominee Victor Garber, will begin its run on January 7, 2013, according to Deadline.com. Tony winner John Larroquette will also appear on the series in a recurring role. This marks the second time the series has changed its name, as the show was first billed as Notorious, then Infamous

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John Larroquette to Play Victor Garber's Estranged BFF on NBC's Infamous

John Larroquette to Play Victor Garber's Estranged BFF on NBC's Infamous

Tony and five-time Emmy winner John Larroquette recently wrapped his run in the Broadway election drama The Best Man, and now he’ll return to the world of politics in Infamous, a new mid-season drama on NBC. According to Deadline.com, the Night Court alum will have a recurring role as Senator Dwight Haverstock, a stalwart politician with a mysterious history ...

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Farewell, Mr. President! The Best Man Stars James Earl Jones, John Stamos & More Take Their Final Bows

Farewell, Mr. President! The Best Man Stars James Earl Jones, John Stamos & More Take Their Final Bows
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On September 9, John Larroquette, John Stamos, James Earl Jones and the cast of Gore Vidal's The Best Man took their final Broadway bows at the Schoenfeld Theatre. Directed by Michael Wilson, the classic 1960 political drama tells the story of two candidates (Larroquette and Stamos) who are both fighting for their party’s nomination for president. After the convention, Larroquette ...

Starry Revival of Political Drama The Best Man Recoups at Broadway Box Office

Starry Revival of Political Drama The Best Man Recoups at Broadway Box Office

The Tony-nominated revival of The Best Man has recouped its initial Broadway investment during the week of August 26. Directed by Michael Wilson, the limited engagement is set to run through September 9 at the Schoenfeld Theatre. 

The drama currently stars John Larroquette, John Stamos, Kristin Davis, Cybill Shepherd, Elizabeth Ashley, Mark Blum and James Earl Jones, who earned ...

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Get a Presidential First Look at John Stamos, Kristin Davis, Cybill Shepherd & Elizabeth Ashley in The Best Man

Get a Presidential First Look at John Stamos, Kristin Davis, Cybill Shepherd & Elizabeth Ashley in The Best Man
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Broadway is welcoming four headliners to Gore Vidal's The Best Man, and we’ve got your first look at production photos of the new stars. In this onstage race for the presidency, John Stamos stars as Senator Joseph Cantwell, Kristin Davis plays his wife Mabel Cantwell, Cybill Shepherd stars as Alice Russell, and Elizabeth Ashley plays Mrs. Sue-Ellen Gamadge. Directed by ...

John Stamos, Cybill Shepherd & Kristin Davis Begin Run in The Best Man

John Stamos, Cybill Shepherd & Kristin Davis Begin Run in The Best Man

Stage and screen favorites John Stamos, Cybill Shepherd and Kristin Davis join the cast of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man on July 10. Stamos succeeds Eric McCormack as Senator Joseph Cantwell, Shepherd replaces Candice Bergen as Alice Russell and Davis succeeds Kerry Butler as Mabel Cantwell. The Best Man will play a limited engagement through September 9 at the Schoenfeld ...

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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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Bonus Photos! Celebrate the 78th Annual Drama League Awards With Audra McDonald, Steve Kazee & More

Bonus Photos! Celebrate the 78th Annual Drama League Awards With Audra McDonald, Steve Kazee & More
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Broadway had a lunch date on May 18, when starry guests from the Great White Way headed to the 78th annual Drama League Awards at the Mariott Marquis Times Square, hosted by John Larroquette and Stockard Channing. More than 50 of the season’s finest actors received nominations for the Drama League Distinguished Performance Award, with Porgy and Bess star Audra ...

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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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Starring Nick Jonas, to End Broadway Run

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Starring Nick Jonas, to End Broadway Run

The Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying will end its run on May 20 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Currently starring Nick Jonas and Beau Bridges, the musical will have played 30 preview and 474 regular performances at the time of closing. Jonas was set to star in the production, which recouped its initial investment ...

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Lavin's Magic Touch, the Whoopi Connection & More: 10 Fun Facts About the 2012 Tony Nominations

Lavin's Magic Touch, the Whoopi Connection & More: 10 Fun Facts About the 2012 Tony Nominations

After an exciting day of hearing the overjoyed reactions from this year’s newly minted Tony nominees, Broadway.com is taking a deeper look at the 2012 nominations. This year’s roster includes a historic first as well as some intriguing coincidences and trends. Below, we uncover 10 fun facts about the Tony contenders.

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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 ...

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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Stockard Channing and John Larroquette Will Host the Drama League Awards

Stockard Channing and John Larroquette Will Host the Drama League Awards

Tony winners and current Broadway stars Stockard Channing (Other Desert Cities) and John Larroquette (The Best Man) will host the 78th annual Drama League Awards. This year’s awards ceremony will be held at the Marriot Marquis on May 18.

The Drama League recently announced the 2012 Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in Theatre honors would go to Alan Menken, Diane Paulus ...

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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 ...

Watch The Best Man Star Eric McCormack Chat About Playing a ‘Serpentine’ Politician on CBS News

Watch The Best Man Star Eric McCormack Chat About Playing a ‘Serpentine’ Politician on CBS News

Emmy Award winner and Broadway vet Eric McCormack is best known for playing nice guy Will Truman on TV’s Will and Grace, but in the new revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, the actor shows off his sneaky side. On CBS News, McCormack described his newest role, politician Joe Cantwell, as a conservative “flip-flopper,” adding, “if 59 percent ...

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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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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 ...

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