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Valerie Harper stars as Tallulah Bankhead in this new comedy.

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Makeover Magic! See Looped Star Valerie Harper Transform into Tallulah Bankhead

Makeover Magic! See Looped Star Valerie Harper Transform into Tallulah Bankhead
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Valerie Harper’s fresh good looks and earthy charm do not immediately bring to mind the brassy, overly made-up Hollywood glamour of stage and screen siren Tallulah Bankhead. But stand back, dahlings! Harper invited Broadway.com into her dressing room at the Lyceum Theatre, where she is starring as the vulgar and vivacious Bankhead in Looped (through April 11). Get an ...

Broadway's Looped, Starring Valerie Harper, Sets Closing Date

Broadway's Looped, Starring Valerie Harper, Sets Closing Date

Matthew Lombardo’s Looped, which stars Valerie Harper as larger-than-life diva Tallulah Bankhead, will close on April 11. At the time of its closing, the comedy, directed by Rob Ruggiero and featuring Brian Hutchison and Michael Mulheren, will have played 27 previews and 25 regular performances at the Lyceum Theatre.

Looped tells the story of Tallulah Bankhead, the internationally celebrated actress ...

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Tallulah, Rhoda and Valerie: Looped Star Harper Answers Your Questions

Tallulah, Rhoda and Valerie: Looped Star Harper Answers Your Questions

Valerie Harper is so friendly, warm and real that she feels like a spunky neighbor you’d want to have over for coffee every morning. No, we aren’t mixing up the star of Broadway’s Looped with her famous character, Rhoda Morgenstern from The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda (are we?). We’re simply impressed by the real-life kindness embodied by this ...

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Tales of Tallulah: Getting to Know Looped's Brian Hutchison

Tales of Tallulah: Getting to Know Looped's Brian Hutchison

Age: “Thirtysomething.”

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Currently: Playing uptight editor Danny, who must perform the thankless duty of supervising the erratic, over-the-top Tallulah Bankhead (played by Valerie Harper) as she loops (or re-records) a line of dialogue for a film in Matthew Lombardo’s Looped on Broadway.

Unlocking Opportunity: A natural performer, Hutchison spent his formative years performing in plays and ...

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Valerie Harper Makes a Splash in Looped on Opening Night

Valerie Harper Makes a Splash in Looped on Opening Night

Oh, dahling! Tallulah Bankhead, the outrageous Hollywood party girl, is back! Valerie Harper (forever beloved as TV’s quirky Rhoda Morgenstern) channels the boozy, bawdy Bankhead in Matthew Lombardo’s new play Looped . The play follows one hellish day in the life of a film editor (Brian Hutchison) and a sound engineer (Michael Mulheren) trying to get the over-the-top star to loop ...

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Tallulah Makes a Broadway Comeback as Valerie Harper Opens in Looped

Tallulah Makes a Broadway Comeback as Valerie Harper Opens in Looped
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Matthew Lombardo’s new play Looped brings the deliciously bawdy Tallulah Bankhead back to life. The show, starring Valerie Harper (in a character far from the lovably spunky Rhoda Morgenstern from The Mary Tyler Moore Show for which she is famous), Brian Hutchison and Michael Mulheren, opened at the Lyceum Theatre on March 14. After the opening night performance, the stars ...

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Get Looped with Valerie Harper?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Get Looped with Valerie Harper?

Tallulah Bankhead was the kind of Hollywood bad girl that makes Lindsay Lohan look like Doris Day by comparison. A new play about the hard-living, foul-mouthed and outright infamous diva (who starred in films like Lifeboat and Tarnished Lady ) officially landed at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre on March 14, starring  Valerie Harper as Bankhead. The play, which follows Bankhead and an ...

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Ask a Star, Dahling! Looped Leading Lady Valerie Harper Is Taking Your Questions

Ask a Star, Dahling! Looped Leading Lady Valerie Harper Is Taking Your Questions

Boozy and brassy, Tallulah Bankhead was famous for her onstage (and screen) triumphs and infamous for her offstage antics. Now Valerie Harper, forever beloved for playing the spirited Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda, is taking on the role of the larger-than-life Bankhead in Matthew Lombardo’s Looped. Want to know what it takes for the warm ...

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First Look! Valerie Harper Takes on Tallulah in Looped on Broadway

First Look! Valerie Harper Takes on Tallulah in Looped on Broadway
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Talullah Bankhead, who was as infamous for her offscreen antics as she was for her onscreen triumphs, has been the subject of a number of plays. Bankhead’s over-the-top shenanigans are catnip for actresses looking for a meaty part. Now Valerie Harper is taking on Talullah, and she’s not just offering up witty one-liners (though there are plenty of those) from ...

Mary and Rhoda Reunite at Looped on Broadway

Mary and Rhoda Reunite at Looped on Broadway

Who can turn the world on with her smile? That's right, the one and only Mary Tyler Moore. The eternally sunny star, beloved for her eponymous show, reunited with her MTM co-star Valerie Harper (who will forever be known as Mary's spunky neighbor Rhoda Morgenstern) backstage at the Lyceum Theatre on February 24. Harper, who is starring as ...

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Looped Scribe Matthew Lombardo on Loving Leading Ladies

Looped Scribe Matthew Lombardo on Loving Leading Ladies

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Playwright Matthew Lombardo has been professionally obsessed with great ladies for a long time. The scribe enjoyed success with his Katharine Hepburn bio-play, Tea at Five, starring Kate Mulgrew, which premiered at Hartford Stage and then played off-Broadway at the Promenade Theatre. Now Lombardo is making his Broadway debut with Looped. The show is another play based ...

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Get Loopy with Valerie Harper and Looped

Get Loopy with Valerie Harper and Looped

Are you ready for Valerie Harper to go over the top? The actress, who is best known for for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda, is getting ready to do just that in Matthew Lombardo’s Looped on Broadway. Harper will play outrageous diva Tallulah Bankhead in the piece, which is about the often-plastered performer’s attempts ...

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Like Bad Girls? Meet Valerie Harper and the Cast of Looped

Like Bad Girls? Meet Valerie Harper and the Cast of Looped
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Valerie Harper is anything but a bad girl. The Emmy-winning actress, who is famous for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda, is a straight arrow who doesn’t drink, smoke or do drugs. Nevertheless, Harper is about to storm Broadway as the often inebriated original celebrity bad girl Tallulah Bankhead. In Matthew Lombardo’s Looped. The play ...

Tickets Now on Sale for Looped, Starring Valerie Harper

Tickets Now on Sale for Looped, Starring Valerie Harper

Tickets are now available for Looped, starring Emmy Award winner Valerie Harper as over-the-top screen legend Tallulah Bankhead. Matthew Lombardo’s comedy begins performances at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre on February 19, with opening night set for March 14. Rob Ruggiero directs.

Looped tells the story of Bankhead, the internationally celebrated actress, being called into a sound studio in 1965 to ...

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Valerie Harper Opens in Looped

Valerie Harper Opens in Looped
Date
Mar 14, 2010
Where
Lyceum Theatre
Show
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Looped, starring Valerie Harper as Tallulah Bankhead, celebrates opening night at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre.

Written by Matthew Lombardo and directed by Rob Ruggiero, Looped tells the story of Bankhead, the internationally celebrated actress, being called into a sound studio in 1965 to re-record (or “loop”) one line of dialogue for what would be her last film, the dreadful Die, Die My ...

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Looped Lands on Broadway

Looped Lands on Broadway
Date
Feb 19, 2010
Where
Lyceum Theatre
Show
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Looped, starring Valerie Harper as Tallulah Bankhead, begins performances at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre.

Written by Matthew Lombardo and directed by Rob Ruggiero, Looped tells the story of Bankhead, the internationally celebrated actress, being called into a sound studio in 1965 to re-record (or “loop”) one line of dialogue for what would be her last film, the dreadful Die, Die ...

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Brian Hutchison and Michael Mulheren Join Valerie Harper in Looped

Brian Hutchison and Michael Mulheren Join Valerie Harper in Looped

Brian Hutchison and Michael Mulheren will join Valerie Harper to complete the cast of the forthcoming Broadway production of Looped. Previews of Matthew Lombardo’s comedy will begin at the Lyceum Theatre on February 19, with opening night set for March 14, directed by Rob Ruggiero.

In Looped, Harper stars as Tallulah Bankhead, the larger-than life actress who is being called ...

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Valerie Harper to Get Looped as Tallulah Bankhead on Broadway

Valerie Harper to Get Looped as Tallulah Bankhead on Broadway

Emmy Award winner Valerie Harper will return to Broadway in 2010, starring as over-the-top screen legend Tallulah Bankhead in the new Matthew Lombardo comedy Looped. Directed by Rob Ruggiero, previews begin at the Lyceum Theatre on February 19 in advance of a March 14 opening.

Looped tells the story of Bankhead, the internationally celebrated actress, being called into a sound ...

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Chad Allen Joins Valerie Harper in Looped, Replacing Jarrod Emick

Chad Allen Joins Valerie Harper in Looped, Replacing Jarrod Emick

Chad Allen will join Valerie Harper in the pre-Broadway engagement of Matthew Lombardo's Lopped, which begins previews on December 31 at the Ciullo Centre for the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. He replaces Tony winner Jarrod Emick, who "was released earlier this week," according to a press release issued on December 26. Allen had performed alongside Harper in ...

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Valerie Harper to Play Tallulah Bankhead in Broadway-Bound Looped

Valerie Harper to Play Tallulah Bankhead in Broadway-Bound Looped

Four-time Emmy Award winner Valerie Harper will portray Tallulah Bankhead in the pre-Broadway engagement of Matthew Lombardo’s new comedy Looped, set to begin previews at Florida’s Cuillo Centre on December 31, with opening scheduled for January 7, 2009. The show, directed by Rob Ruggiero, will run through February 15 in anticipation of a Broadway bow to be announced for summer ...

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