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

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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 ...

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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Jefferson Mays, Donna Hanover, Dakin Matthews join The Best Man at the Schoenfeld Theatre

Jefferson Mays, Donna Hanover, Dakin Matthews join The Best Man at the Schoenfeld Theatre

Tony winner Jefferson Mays, Dakin Matthews and Donna Hanover are the newest additions to the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man. The production begins previews on March 6 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, with opening night set for April 1. The trio joins previously announced cast members James Earl Jones, Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury ...

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Will & Grace Star Eric McCormack Joins James Earl Jones & More in The Best Man

Will & Grace Star Eric McCormack Joins James Earl Jones & More in The Best Man

Emmy-winning Will & Grace alum Eric McCormack will join the forthcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man as presidential contender Joseph Cantwell. He joins previously announced stars James Earl Jones, Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette and Michael McKean. The play will begin previews on March 6 and open on April 1 at a Shubert Theatre to ...

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Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette & Michael McKean Join Broadway Revival of The Best Man

Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, John Larroquette & Michael McKean Join Broadway Revival of The Best Man

Emmy winner Candice Bergen, five-time Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury, Tony and Emmy Award winner John Larroquette and Oscar nominee Michael McKean will join previously announced star James Earl Jones in the forthcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man. The play will begin previews on March 6 and open on April 1 at a Shubert Theatre to be ...

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Will Five-Time Tony Winner Angela Lansbury Join the Ticket for Broadway’s The Best Man, Starring James Earl Jones?

Will Five-Time Tony Winner Angela Lansbury Join the Ticket for Broadway’s The Best Man, Starring James Earl Jones?

Will Angela Lansbury join fellow legend James Earl Jones in Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway? It looks like the actor spilled some casting news for the upcoming Broadway show, according to Variety. As previously reported Jones, who is headed to London to reprise his role in Driving Miss Daisy, will be returning to the Rialto to star in a ...

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Hail to the Chief! James Earl Jones Joins Broadway-Bound The Best Man

Hail to the Chief! James Earl Jones Joins Broadway-Bound The Best Man

James Earl Jones has signed on to play a former U.S. President in an election-year Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, according to The New York Times. Jones, who is currently starring in the Broadway revival of Driving Miss Daisy, will play Arthur Hockstader, who is torn between endorsing two potential presidential candidates. The previously announced revival ...

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Broadway Revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man in the Works for Election Year

Broadway Revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man in the Works for Election Year

The presidential election is more than 20 months away, but plans are already in the works for a 2012 revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man. The political comedy, first performed on Broadway in 1960 and revived in 2000, will be directed by Michael Wilson (The Orphans’ Home Cycle; The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore). No theater, casting or ...

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