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John Lithgow stars in the world premiere of David Auburn's drama.

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Cheers! Cocktails, Candles & Grits Keep Margaret Colin Feeling ‘Fabulous’ Backstage at The Columnist

Cheers! Cocktails, Candles & Grits Keep Margaret Colin Feeling ‘Fabulous’ Backstage at The Columnist

Margaret Colin, who plays John Lithgow’s buttoned-up wife in The Columnist, breaks loose when she steps offstage! Colin shows off the dried flowers, grits and liquor-laced Kombucha that make her dressing room to die for!

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The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Receives Third and Final Extension

The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Receives Third and Final Extension

David Auburn’s The Columnist has extended its run at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for the third time. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play will now end its limited engagement on July 8. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, The Columnist opened on April 25 and was originally scheduled to conclude its run July 1 ...

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Squigs Pens a Newsworthy Portrait of John Lithgow in The Columnist

Squigs Pens a Newsworthy Portrait of John Lithgow in The Columnist

David Auburn’s political drama The Columnist stars 2012 Tony nominee John Lithgow as Joseph Alsop, a king among columnists, beloved, feared and courted in equal measure in the early 1960s. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson took a seat at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre to capture Lithgow as Alsop along with (from top) Margaret Colin as Susan ...

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The Columnist’s John Lithgow Dishes on Missing Woodstock and Plays Charades on Late Night

The Columnist’s John Lithgow Dishes on Missing Woodstock and Plays Charades on Late Night

John Lithgow may call himself the “the least cool member” of his generation, but having just nabbed his sixth Tony nomination for The Columnist, it appears he's doing just fine. On May 21, Lithgow dropped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to chat about his early days as an actor, including his decision to skip Woodstock and instead study ...

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The Columnist Star John Lithgow on 3rd Rock, Dexter and His Tony-Honored Fave Stage Roles

The Columnist Star John Lithgow on 3rd Rock, Dexter and His Tony-Honored Fave Stage Roles

John Lithgow’s Broadway career spans almost 40 years, bookended by a Tony Award for his 1973 debut performance as a British rugby player in The Changing Room and a 2012 Tony nomination for his dynamic star turn as closeted 1960s political journalist Joseph Alsop in The Columnist. In between, Lithgow has won a second Tony (for Sweet Smell of ...

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The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Extends Run For Second Time

The Columnist, Starring John Lithgow, Extends Run For Second Time

David Auburn’s The Columnist has extended its run at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre for the second time. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, the play, which was scheduled to run through June 24, will now end its limited engagement on July 1. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, The Columnist opened on April 25.

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The Columnist Star John Lithgow is Thrilled with His 'Miracle' Nomination

The Columnist Star John Lithgow is Thrilled with His 'Miracle' Nomination

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls 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 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

John Lithgow
Nominated for Best Actor in a Play, The Columnist

“I’m just ...

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Watch John Lithgow and the Stars of The Columnist Wield the Power of the Press on Opening Night!

 Watch John Lithgow and the Stars of The Columnist Wield the Power of the Press on Opening Night!

It was a newsworthy opening night on April 25 as the stars of The Columnist proved they had the write stuff at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in front of a starry crowd. Directed by Daniel Sullivan, two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, Tony winner Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin, Grace Gummer and Brian J. Smith dazzled as they brought to ...

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John Lithgow and the Stars of The Columnist Make Headlines on Opening Night

John Lithgow and the Stars of The Columnist Make Headlines on Opening Night
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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The news was sensational indeed as The Columnist celebrated opening night April 25 at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Starring two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow and directed by Daniel Sullivan, the political drama from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Auburn tells the story of Joseph Alsop, a man who was beloved ...

Watch The Columnist Star John Lithgow Discuss His ‘Role of a Lifetime’ on CBS This Morning

Watch The Columnist Star John Lithgow Discuss His ‘Role of a Lifetime’ on CBS This Morning

 The Columnist headliner John Lithgow took a break from toiling away at the typewriter to visit CBS This Morning on April 24 and chat about his newest role, real-life journalist Joseph Alsop. Lithgow spoke to hosts Charlie Rose, Erica Hill and Gayle King about the famed political columnist’s “flamboyant” accent, which proved too theatrical for the actor’s own ...

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