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Grace Star Ed Asner Hopes For a High-Paying Job in the Year Ahead

Grace Star Ed Asner Hopes For a High-Paying Job in the Year Ahead

It’s time to wave goodbye to 2012, a year filled with cheerleaders, paperboys, porn stars and Patti. Before the big ball drops in Times Square, Broadway.com decided to poll your favorite Broadway stars to get their take on the high point of the year we’re leaving behind—and what they’re hoping is in store for the year ahead! Find out ...

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Anderson Cooper Gets 'Tickled By a Pickle' By Grace and This Is 40 Star Paul Rudd

Anderson Cooper Gets 'Tickled By a Pickle' By Grace and This Is 40 Star Paul Rudd

Plenty of people would love to sit down for a meal with hunky Grace star Paul Rudd, but turns out the actor might not make for the best dinner date. During a visit to Anderson Cooper's talk show with his This Is 40 co-star Leslie Mann and the film's writer/director Judd Apatow, Rudd recounted a hilarious dining story about his odd ...

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Watch Grace Star Paul Rudd Ogle Megan Fox & Embarrass His Daughter in New This is 40 Trailer

Watch Grace Star Paul Rudd Ogle Megan Fox & Embarrass His Daughter in New This is 40 Trailer

Grace star Paul Rudd is hitting the big screen in This Is 40, Judd Apatow’s much-buzzed-about Knocked Up spin-off. Rudd is reprising his role as Pete, a middle-aged record exec struggling to keep his love life with his wife Debbie (Leslie Mann) alive while maintaining a good relationship with his two daughters (played by Apatow and Mann’s adorable real-life kids ...

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Grace’s Paul Rudd Suits Up With His This Is 40 Co-Stars for Vanity Fair's Comedy Issue

Grace’s Paul Rudd Suits Up With His This Is 40 Co-Stars for Vanity Fair's Comedy Issue

It’s a four-ring circus on the January 2013 cover of Vanity Fair, featuring Grace star Paul Rudd and his hilarious This Is 40 co-stars Leslie Mann, Melissa McCarthy and Megan Fox. Rudd sports a royal blue jacket, a ruffled tuxedo shirt, bedazzled shoes and one heck of a mustache in the new issue—he hasn’t looked this stylish since Anchorman! In ...

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Paul Rudd Relives the Infamous Grace Vomit Incident on Today: ‘Hope It Wasn’t a Critique!’

Paul Rudd Relives the Infamous Grace Vomit Incident on Today: ‘Hope It Wasn’t a Critique!’

Vomit isn’t a common topic of conversation on daytime TV chat shows, but on November 29 Grace star Paul Rudd totally went there. The stage and screen star relived Grace’s now-infamous “vomit incident” with Matt Lauer on TV’s Today, recalling how an audience member seated in the balcony threw up on patrons seated in the orchestra below. In his ...

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Grace's Ed Asner Recalls Mary Tyler Moore Memories and Old Sex Partners on Good Day NY

Grace's Ed Asner Recalls Mary Tyler Moore Memories and Old Sex Partners on Good Day NY

Stage and screen legend Ed Asner took a trip down memory lane on November 20, when he stopped by Good Day NY to chat about his history with The Mary Tyler Moore Show and his newest role in Broadway’s Grace. As usual, the feisty octogenarian had no shortage of bawdy one-liners and innuendo, even jokingly referring to Mary co-star Cloris ...

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The Top 10 Reactions to a Puking Audience Member? Grace Star Paul Rudd Counts 'Em Down

The Top 10 Reactions to a Puking Audience Member? Grace Star Paul Rudd Counts 'Em Down

Grace star Paul Rudd learned the true meaning of the old adage “the show must go on” recently when a drunk theatergoer vomited during a performance of the dark comedy! Rudd managed to stay in character throughout the commotion, so he stopped by The Late Show With David Letterman on November 20 to finally speak out about the puke-filled evening ...

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Watch Grace Star Paul Rudd Take Viagra & Eat 'Special Brownies' in This Is 40 Trailer

Watch Grace Star Paul Rudd Take Viagra & Eat 'Special Brownies' in This Is 40 Trailer

Remember Pete and Debbie from Knocked Up? They’re back in This is 40, a much-buzzed-about new comedy by Judd Apatow. In the new spin-off movie, Pete (Grace star Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) try to spice up their sex lives, wrangle their two kids (played by Apatow and Mann’s real-life children, Maude and Iris) and of course, eat pot ...

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Watch Grace Star Paul Rudd Hit the Showers with Tina Fey in Admission Trailer

Watch Grace Star Paul Rudd Hit the Showers with Tina Fey in Admission Trailer

Paul Rudd fans can get a peek at the stage and screen hunk in his boxers in the dark Broadway comedy Grace, and now he’s taking it all off with Tina Fey in the new movie Admission. In the upcoming comedy Rudd stars as John, the founder of a New Hampshire high school, who falls for Portia (Fey), a Princeton ...

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Surprise! Ed Asner Celebrates His 83rd Birthday with Paul Rudd & the Cast of Grace

Surprise! Ed Asner Celebrates His 83rd Birthday with Paul Rudd & the Cast of Grace

Legendary stage and screen curmudgeon Ed Asner had nothing to complain about on November 15, when his Grace co-stars Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon and Kate Arrington presented him with a special birthday surprise! After the performance of Craig Wright's drama, the Mary Tyler Moore vet celebrated his 83rd birthday onstage in front of a cheering crowd of Broadway fans. Check ...

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Michael Shannon Weighs in on Grace's Notorious Vomit Incident on Good Day NY

Michael Shannon Weighs in on Grace's Notorious Vomit Incident on Good Day NY

Grace star Michael Shannon had a “perplexing” night on November 14, when a theatergoer seated in the balcony vomited onto audience members in the orchestra section below! Shannon headed to Good Day NY to chat about the bizarre experience of performing during the odd experience, admitting “nobody was really listening” to the play anymore. Shannon, who plays Sam, a reclusive ...

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Paul Rudd and His Grace Co-Stars Kept it Together as a Theatergoer Vomited All Over the Audience

Paul Rudd and His Grace Co-Stars Kept it Together as a Theatergoer Vomited All Over the Audience

Looks like ushers might need to start handing out umbrellas as theatergoers take their seats these days. Audience members in the orchestra section at Grace's November 14 evening performance were the victims of quite the unpleasant surprise when a theatergoer seated in the balcony suddenly vomited on the crowd from above. 

A patron, who was reportedly drunk and ...

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Designer Beowulf Boritt on the Stellar Rotation of the Grace Set & the Story Behind His Name

Designer Beowulf Boritt on the Stellar Rotation of the Grace Set & the Story Behind His Name

Set designer Beowulf Boritt shares his creative vision for Craig Wright’s Grace, starring Paul Rudd and Michael Shannon. Find out all about Borrit’s memorable design, which features a subtly rotating stage, a celestial backdrop and more.

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Stars Paul Rudd and Ed Asner Get Cozy with Cagney and Lacey Dames Backstage at Grace

Stars Paul Rudd and Ed Asner Get Cozy with Cagney and Lacey Dames Backstage at Grace
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Backstage was hopping at Broadway’s Cort Theatre on November 1. TV and stage stars Sharon Gless, Tyne Daly, Celia Weston and Arija Bareikis came out to see the dark comedy Grace. After the curtain, the ladies made their way backstage to fawn over stars Paul Rudd and Ed Asner. Rudd was only too happy to see his former Last Night of ...

Kate Arrington on Childhood Hair Memories and Co-Starring with Real-Life Love Michael Shannon in Grace

Kate Arrington on Childhood Hair Memories and Co-Starring with Real-Life Love Michael Shannon in Grace

Age & Hometown: 37; Raleigh, North Carolina

Current Role: A divine Broadway debut as Sara, a devout Christian housewife who has a monumental change of heart in Grace.

Let the Sunshine In: Growing up in the Bible Belt, Kate Arrington attended Bible camp, “not because I was Christian—it’s just what you did if you wanted to have friends.” At ...

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Grace’s Paul Rudd Throws a Strike for Kids Who Stutter at Starry Bowling Benefit

Grace’s Paul Rudd Throws a Strike for Kids Who Stutter at Starry Bowling Benefit
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Most Broadway stars spend their night off recharging for a demanding eight-show week. But on October 22, Grace leading man Paul Rudd donned his bowling shoes on behalf of a terrific cause: Our Time, a nonprofit organization that uses the arts to improve the confidence and communication skills of children who stutter. Founded by actor and director Taro Alexander, who ...

Picture Perfect! Sardi’s Pays Tribute to Grace Leading Men Paul Rudd, Ed Asner & Michael Shannon

Picture Perfect! Sardi’s Pays Tribute to Grace Leading Men Paul Rudd, Ed Asner & Michael Shannon
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It was a divine evening at Broadway hot spot Sardi’s on October 9, when Grace stars Paul Rudd, Ed Asner and Michael Shannon were honored with portraits on the restaurant’s famed wall. The trio currently stars in Craig Wright’s new dark comedy about a devout young couple who move to Florida to open a chain of gospel-themed motels. Rudd, Asner ...

It's a Divine Night for Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Ed Asner & Kate Arrington at the Opening of Grace

It's a Divine Night for Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Ed Asner & Kate Arrington at the Opening of Grace

Grace stars Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Ed Asner and Kate Arrington celebrated the official opening night of Craig Wright’s chilling dark comedy about the pursuit of faith. Watch this chat with the cast of this holy new play!

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Paul Rudd, Ed Asner, Michael Shannon & Kate Arrington Celebrate the Heavenly Opening Night of Grace

Paul Rudd, Ed Asner, Michael Shannon & Kate Arrington Celebrate the Heavenly Opening Night of Grace
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Stage and screen stars Paul Rudd, Ed Asner, Michael Shannon and Kate Arrington were in good company on October 4, when they kicked off the opening night of Grace, a divinely dark comedy by Craig Wright. Set in sunny Florida, Grace is the story of a devout young couple (Rudd and Arrington) who decide to open a chain of Gospel-themed ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Have Faith in Grace, Starring Paul Rudd, Ed Asner & Michael Shannon?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Have Faith in Grace, Starring Paul Rudd, Ed Asner & Michael Shannon?

Craig Wright's Grace is spurring debate about the meaning of faith at the Cort Theatre. Were Broadway.com Word of Mouth panelists Brad, Ruth and Jane convinced by Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Ed Asner and Kate Arrington

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Thumbs Up! Michael Shannon Reveals His Sensitive Side in Grace…and We Love It

Thumbs Up! Michael Shannon Reveals His Sensitive Side in Grace…and We Love It

Michael Shannon isn’t the cuddly type. In fact, after seeing his Oscar-nominated performance as schizophrenic son John Givings in Revolutionary Road and his steely turn as Nelson Van Alden in Boardwalk Empire, we'd give him an award for Most Likely to Scare the Crap Out of Us. He's also known for creeptastic stage performances in off-Broadway's Bug and Killer Joe ...

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Squigs Pens a Divine Portrait of Grace Stars Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Kate Arrington & Ed Asner

Squigs Pens a Divine Portrait of Grace Stars Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Kate Arrington & Ed Asner

Paul Rudd, Ed Asner, Michael Shannon and Kate Arrington are sparking a heated debate about the meaning of faith in Grace, a dark comedy by Craig Wright. Set in sunny Florida, Grace tells the story of Steve and Sara, a religious young couple who move south to open a chain of Gospel-themed motels. As Steve and Sara preach their beliefs ...

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Grace, Starring Paul Rudd & Michael Shannon, Opens on Broadway

Grace, Starring Paul Rudd & Michael Shannon, Opens on Broadway

Grace, a divinely dark comedy by Craig Wright, opens October 4 on Broadway. The production, which stars Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Ed Asner and Kate Arrington, is scheduled to play a limited engagement through January 6 at the Cort Theatre.

Directed by Dexter Bullard, Grace is the story of Steve (Rudd) and Sara (Arrington), a devout young couple who move to ...

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HBO Renews Boardwalk Empire, Featuring Broadway's Michael Shannon and Bobby Cannavale

HBO Renews Boardwalk Empire, Featuring Broadway's Michael Shannon and Bobby Cannavale

Good news for New York stage actors and their fans: HBO has ordered a fourth season of its Prohibition-era drama Boardwalk Empire, according to The New York Times. Set in Atlantic City in the 1920s, the show is filmed on an elaborate soundstage on the Brooklyn waterfront.

In addition to Emmy-nominated star Steve Buscemi as corrupt politician-turned-gangster Nucky Thompson, Boardwalk ...

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Grace Star Ed Asner on His Godly Aspirations, Mary Tyler Moore’s Chest & the ‘Beautiful’ Michael Shannon

Grace Star Ed Asner on His Godly Aspirations, Mary Tyler Moore’s Chest & the ‘Beautiful’ Michael Shannon

For the first time in 23 years, beloved TV curmudgeon Ed Asner is back on Broadway in Grace, a dark comedy about the search for faith. Asner made his Broadway debut in Face of a Hero in 1960, but he’s best known for his Emmy-winning turn as news producer Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its subsequent ...

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