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Robin Williams stars in Rajiv Joseph's darkly comic tale.

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Kirk Douglas Enters the Baghdad Zoo to See Robin Williams on Broadway

Kirk Douglas Enters the Baghdad Zoo to See Robin Williams on Broadway
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Rajiv Joseph’s Bengal Tiger at the Baghad Zoo began life at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, so it was only fitting that the man himself checked out the Broadway production of the play during a visit to New York. The 94-year-old actor and his wife, Anne, saw the June 11 matinee at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, then ...

Tony Nominee Chat: Bengal Tiger's Arian Moayed Doesn't Want to Clash with Al Pacino on the Red Carpet

Tony Nominee Chat: Bengal Tiger's Arian Moayed Doesn't Want to Clash with Al Pacino on the Red Carpet

As the Tony nominees ready to head to the Beacon Theatre for Broadway's biggest night on June 12, Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek caught up with this year's actors to chat about the honor. Arian Moayed scored a Best Featured Actor nominee for his debut Broadway performance in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. He may be a ...

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Video Flashback! Mark Rylance's Poetic Tony Acceptance Speech Is Music to Bengal Tiger Star Arian Moayed

Video Flashback! Mark Rylance's Poetic Tony Acceptance Speech Is Music to Bengal Tiger Star Arian Moayed

In the final days leading up to the 2011 Tony telecast, Broadway.com is posting videos of favorite Tony memories of this year’s nominees, with their own commentary. Arian Moayed, a Best Featured Actor nominee for Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, was charmed by Mark Rylance's not-so-traditional 2008 acceptance speech, in which the actor recited Louis Jenkins ...

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Tony Bennett, Marlo Thomas & More Watch Robin Williams Get Wild in Bengal Tiger

Tony Bennett, Marlo Thomas & More Watch Robin Williams Get Wild in Bengal Tiger
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With Robin Williams making his Broadway debut in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, plenty of the Oscar winner's famous friends are heading to the Richard Rodgers Theatre to see his acclaimed performance. Williams's dressing room was pretty packed on May 5 when 15-time Grammy winner Tony Bennett paid a visit alongside Marlo Thomas, Phil Donahue, Elaine May ...

Bengal Tiger's Arian Moayed Salutes the Troops After Earning a Tony Nomination

Bengal Tiger's Arian Moayed Salutes the Troops After Earning a Tony Nomination

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

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Nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad ...

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Jane Fonda Returns to Broadway to Visit Robin Williams at Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Jane Fonda Returns to Broadway to Visit Robin Williams at Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
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Moises Kaufman directed Jane Fonda to a Tony nomination in the 2009 play 33 Variations, so it's no surprise the Oscar-winning actress was eager to catch Kaufman's latest Broadway show, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. After Tiger's April 26 performance Fonda headed backstage to congratulate Kaufman and greet the show's leading man, fellow Oscar winner ...

Robert De Niro Has a Broadway Re-Awakening With Robin Williams at Bengal Tiger

Robert De Niro Has a Broadway Re-Awakening With Robin Williams at Bengal Tiger

It’s hard to believe two decades have passed since Robert De Niro and Robin Williams co-starred in the hit movie Awakenings. That Oscar-nominated film showed off Williams’ dramatic acting chops as Dr. Malcolm Sayer, whose patient, Leonard Lowe (De Niro, in an Oscar-nominated performance), awakens from a long coma. Williams is now giving an acclaimed performance as the title ...

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A View From the Zoo as Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar Visit Robin Williams at Bengal Tiger

A View From the Zoo as Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar Visit Robin Williams at Bengal Tiger

Whoopi Goldberg may be busy readying for Sister Act's April 20 opening night, but that doesn't mean the Tony-winning producer isn't interested in checking out Broadway's other new offerings. On April 15 Goldberg and her The View co-host Joy Behar ventured over to the Richard Rodgers Theatre to catch fellow comedian Robin Williams in Bengal Tiger ...

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Bengal Tiger's Arian Moayed on Taking Epic Risks in His Broadway Debut

Bengal Tiger's Arian Moayed on Taking Epic Risks in His Broadway Debut

Age and Hometown: 31; Glenview, IL

Current Role: A Broadway debut as Musa, an Iraqi gardener who takes a job as a U.S. translator after his world falls apart, in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo.

Mastering Musa: Born in Iran, Moayed moved with his family to the Chicago suburbs at age five. “My parents are Iranian with a ...

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It's A Starry Weekend at Bengal Tiger as Robin Williams Welcomes Michael J. Fox, Ben Vereen, Jennifer Grey and More

It's A Starry Weekend at Bengal Tiger as Robin Williams Welcomes Michael J. Fox, Ben Vereen, Jennifer Grey and More
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Now that Robin Williams is calling Broadway home in the new play Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, plenty of celebrities are heading to the Richard Rodgers Theatre to cheer him on. During the April 9 weekend Michael J. Fox and his wife Tracy Pollan paid a visit to the Zoo alongside fellow star couple Jennifer Grey and Clark Gregg ...

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