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Norbert Leo Butz stars in the revival of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

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Tony Winner Norbert Leo Butz Lands a Role in NBC Pilot County

Tony Winner Norbert Leo Butz Lands a Role in NBC Pilot County

Two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz has been cast in the pilot of the upcoming NBC drama County, according to Deadline.com. The Jason Katims project, which will chronicle the lives of young doctors, nurses, and administrators in an underfunded and morally compromising L.A. County Hospital, will star Jason Ritter.

Butz joins the cast of the pilot as a ...

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Squigs Takes How I Learned to Drive Stars Elizabeth Reaser & Norbert Leo Butz Out For a Spin

Squigs Takes How I Learned to Drive Stars Elizabeth Reaser & Norbert Leo Butz Out For a Spin

Paula Vogel’s powerful, Pulitzer Prize-winning play How I Learned to Drive takes audiences through the back roads of rural Maryland and a young woman's memories, and Broadway.com’s resident artist Justin "Squigs" Robertson couldn't wait to take a ride with the show’s top-notch actors. Elizabeth Reaser stars as L’il Bit, a young girl growing ...

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How I Learned to Drive's Norbert Leo Butz on Trashy TV, Wicked Love and Kristin vs. Idina

How I Learned to Drive's Norbert Leo Butz on Trashy TV, Wicked Love and Kristin vs. Idina

Though he’s currently starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive off-Broadway, Norbert Leo Butz pulled over long enough to answer questions from Broadway.com fans, and boy, were there some good ones! The ever-candid and charismatic Butz dishes on his experience in the Broadway flop Thou Shalt Not and his undying love for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ...

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Second Stage Extension of How I Learned to Drive Canceled

Second Stage Extension of How I Learned to Drive Canceled

The previously announced extension of Second Stage's production of How I Learned to Drive has been canceled. The off-Broadway production had been announced to run through March 18, but will now end its run on March 11 as originally scheduled.

Starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser, How I Learned to Drive explores the complex relationship between Li’l ...

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Fiyero’s Tight Pants Led to Norbert Leo Butz’s Wicked Love Connection

Fiyero’s Tight Pants Led to Norbert Leo Butz’s Wicked Love Connection

In one of Broadway’s favorite real-life love stories, Norbert Leo Butz met his now wife Michelle Federer when they both appeared in the original Broadway cast of Wicked. The How I Learned to Drive star created the role of rakish bad boy-turned-love interest Fiyero, and Federer played Elphaba’s delicate younger sister Nessarose. Showmances are a dime a dozen ...

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How I Learned to Drive, Starring Norbert Leo Butz & Elizabeth Reaser, Extends Off-Broadway

How I Learned to Drive, Starring Norbert Leo Butz & Elizabeth Reaser, Extends Off-Broadway

The off-Broadway revival of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive has extended its run at Second Stage Theatre. The Kate Whoriskey-helmed production, starring Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz and Twilight’s Elizabeth Reaser, opened on February 13 and was scheduled to run through March 11. The production will now run through March 18.

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Paula Vogel on the Alaskan Summer That Inspired How I Learned to Drive

Pulitzer Prize Winner Paula Vogel on the Alaskan Summer That Inspired How I Learned to Drive

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Long before the earning the imprimatur of a Pulitzer Prize for How I Learned to Drive in 1998, playwright Paula Vogel wasn’t pulling any punches. In plays like The Oldest Profession, And Baby Makes Seven, Hot 'N Throbbing, The Mineola Twins and The Baltimore Waltz, Vogel has always sought to find the theatricality in stories with ...

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Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser Cruise to a Successful Off-Broadway Opening in How I Learned to Drive

Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser Cruise to a Successful Off-Broadway Opening in How I Learned to Drive
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Opening nights are always a thrill, but when Paula Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive bowed at Second Stage Theatre on February 13, there was something extra special in the air. In the first revival of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz is joined by TV favorite Elizabeth Reaser as Uncle Peck and his adolescent ...

See Norbert Leo Butz, Elizabeth Reaser & More Share Stories of How I Learned to Drive

See Norbert Leo Butz, Elizabeth Reaser & More Share Stories of How I Learned to Drive

Few plays have the ability to create conflicting—and conflicted—sympathies like Paula Vogel’s coming of age drama How I Learned to Drive. The Pulitzer Prize winner is back on the New York stage for the first time in 15 years, starring Elizabeth Reaser as Li’l Bit and Norbert Leo Butz as her Uncle Peck. Growing up in ...

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How I Learned to Drive’s Elizabeth Reaser on Her Bad Girl Days, Norbert Leo Butz Worship and Thinking Twilight Wasn’t a Big Deal

How I Learned to Drive’s Elizabeth Reaser on Her Bad Girl Days, Norbert Leo Butz Worship and Thinking Twilight Wasn’t a Big Deal

The Second Stage revival of How I Learned to Drive doesn’t just mark a return for Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, back in New York for the first time in 15 years. It’s also a homecoming for star Elizabeth Reaser. The Juilliard-trained actress hasn’t been on the New York stage since she played Perdita in The ...

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