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James Earl Jones and Angela Lansbury star in Gore Vidal's political drama.

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Meet the Candidates! Get a Backstage Tour of The Best Man, Hosted by Donna Hanover

Meet the Candidates! Get a Backstage Tour of The Best Man, Hosted by Donna Hanover

Onstage (and offstage) reporter extraordinaire Donna Hanover takes Broadway.com behind the scenes at The Best Man. Get a backstage peek at James Earl Jones, John Stamos, Kristin Davis (and their clean underwear!) at the Schoenfeld Theatre.

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Angelica Page Replaces Cybill Shepherd for Remainder of The Best Man Run

Angelica Page Replaces Cybill Shepherd for Remainder of The Best Man Run

Angelica Page, who currently plays Catherine in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, will assume the role of Alice Russell in the classic political drama. Page succeeds Cybill Shepherd, who began performances July 10 in the classic political drama. Shepherd withdrew from the production due to the illness of her mother. Page will perform the role ...

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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 a ...

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The Best Man’s Kristin Davis on the Naked Cowboy, a Sex and the City Musical & Tweeting With John Stamos

The Best Man’s Kristin Davis on the Naked Cowboy, a Sex and the City Musical & Tweeting With John Stamos

Kristin Davis got her start as conniving villain Brooke Armstrong on Melrose Place, but she’s better known for showing her sweet side as Charlotte York Goldenblatt on Sex and the City. After playing Charlotte in both the TV and film incarnations of the influential comedy, Davis adopted a baby (Gemma), as well as an elephant orphan (Chaimu) whom she ...

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The Best Man Signs Off

The Best Man Signs Off
Date
Sep 9, 2012
Where
Schoenfeld Theatre
Show
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Gore Vidal's The Best Man plays its final performance at Broadway's Schoenfeld Theatre.

Set at the national convention, The Best Man is the story of two political candidates who are both fighting for their party’s nomination for president. Both candidates struggle with the decision to smear their respective opponent’s reputation or take the high road in ...

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The Best Man’s John Stamos on Full House Reunions, Disney Dream Roles & Kissing His Co-Stars

The Best Man’s John Stamos on Full House Reunions, Disney Dream Roles & Kissing His Co-Stars

John Stamos, who plays Senator Joseph Cantwell in The Best Man, describes James Earl Jones’ soft lips, reveals his boyhood dream of becoming a dentist and casts James Franco in a Full House reunion as he answers readers’ questions.

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Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Gore Vidal, Late Writer of The Best Man

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Gore Vidal, Late Writer of The Best Man

Broadway theaters will dim their lights for one minute at 8PM on August 3 in the memory of celebrated writer Gore Vidal, who passed away at his home in Los Angeles on July 31. He was 86.

Vidal’s play The Best Man is currently being revived at Broadway’s Schoenfeld Theatre. His plays A Visit to a Small Planet ...

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The Best Man's Elizabeth Ashley on Seducing Audiences in Barefoot in the Park, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof & More

The Best Man's Elizabeth Ashley on Seducing Audiences in Barefoot in the Park, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof & More

Elizabeth Ashley is endlessly entertaining in conversation, but don’t let her self-deprecating chitchat fool you: After more than 50 years in the theater, this lady knows plenty about what works on stage and can explain exactly why her talent is suited to the plays of Tennessee Williams and, more recently, Horton Foote. Ashley has just returned to Broadway as ...

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Gore Vidal, Celebrated Novelist, Essayist and Author of The Best Man, Dies at 86

Gore Vidal, Celebrated Novelist, Essayist and Author of The Best Man, Dies at 86

Gore Vidal, the acclaimed novelist, essayist and author of the Tony-nominated play The Best Man, died on July 31 at his home in Los Angeles of complications from pneumonia. He was 86.

Vidal’s prolific writing career spanned more than 60 years and included the novels The City and the Pillar, Julian, Myra Breckinridge, Burr, Kalki, 1876, Lincoln, Empire, Hollywood ...

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Which Sex and the City Co-Star Told The Best Man's Kristin Davis to 'Run, Run, Run' to Broadway?

Which Sex and the City Co-Star Told The Best Man's Kristin Davis to 'Run, Run, Run' to Broadway?

Kristin Davis is currently starring as bubbly senatorial wife Mabel Cantwell in The Best Man, making her the final member of Sex and the City’s fab four to debut on the Great White Way. Before deciding to join John Stamos on Broadway, the actress sought the advice of a very dear friend—Tony winner Cynthia Nixon. 

“I always run ...

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