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Tom Hanks makes his Broadway debut in Nora Ephron's drama.

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Tony Winner Courtney B. Vance Lands a Lucky Portrait on the Wall at Sardi’s

Tony Winner Courtney B. Vance Lands a Lucky Portrait on the Wall at Sardi’s
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First a Tony, now a Sardi’s portrait! Veteran stage actor Courtney B. Vance—who earned his first Tony Award this past June for his scene-stealing turn in Lucky Guy—received yet another amazing honor on July 2 when the folks at iconic NYC eatery Sardi’s unveiled a caricature of Vance to join the other star portraits hanging along the restaurant’s ...

Tom Hanks Drops By CBS This Morning to Chat About Lucky Guy

Tom Hanks Drops By CBS This Morning to Chat About Lucky Guy

You’ve only got until July 3 to see Tom Hanks’ magnificent Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, and that means you’ve also only got until July 3 to see Hanks continue to charm his way around the press! In an interview with CBS This Morning, Hanks was his usual delightful self while fielding questions about the pressure of being a ...

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Lucky Guy Indeed! Tony Nominee Tom Hanks Joins the Portrait Wall at Sardi’s

Lucky Guy Indeed! Tony Nominee Tom Hanks Joins the Portrait Wall at Sardi’s
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You may not believe that mega-celeb Tom Hanks didn’t already have a portrait of him hanging at iconic NYC hotspot Sardi’s, but now the Lucky Guy star and newly minted Tony nominee has officially made it onto the wall! Hanks received his very own Sardi’s caricature on May 23, and the cast of his box office-busting Broadway show was on ...

What's the Best Thing Lucky Guy Star Tom Hanks Has Ever Won? (Hint: It’s Not an Oscar!)

What's the Best Thing Lucky Guy Star Tom Hanks Has Ever Won? (Hint: It’s Not an Oscar!)

At the 2013 Tony nominee luncheon, Lucky Guy’s Tom Hanks revealed his dressing room fantasy, the greatest award he ever won, and why he considers himself the most 'perfect driver' on the planet.

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George C. Wolfe on Nora Ephron's Strength, Tom Hanks' Smarts & Why Audiences Adore Lucky Guy

George C. Wolfe on Nora Ephron's Strength, Tom Hanks' Smarts & Why Audiences Adore Lucky Guy

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One of Broadway's most honored and respected directors, George C. Wolfe has won Tonys for his work on plays (both parts of Angels in America) and musicals (Bring In 'Da Noise, Bring In 'Da Funk). Wolfe branched out into films such as Nights in Rodanthe in recent years, but luckily for NYC theatergoers, he returned this season ...

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Will Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Transfer to the West End?

Will Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Transfer to the West End?

Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut earlier this spring in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, and now the A-lister may have another splashy stage debut up his sleeve. The U.K.’s Daily Mail reports that Hanks is in early talks to transfer with the Tony-nominated play to the West End as early as spring 2014. A rep for the Broadway ...

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Exclusive! 'Shutterbug' Courtney B. Vance Shares His Backstage Lucky Guy Photo Scrapbook

Exclusive! 'Shutterbug' Courtney B. Vance Shares His Backstage Lucky Guy Photo Scrapbook
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Since the day Lucky Guy began rehearsals for its world premiere Broadway bow, three-time Tony nominee Courtney B. Vance has been snapping photos. “I got a new camera just as we began, and now people in the cast ask me, ‘Courtney, can you come take pictures of us?’” the actor tells Broadway.com. “I’m the shutterbug.” Vance is ...

Tom Hanks Calls Out Pippin and Kinky Boots on The Late Show with David Letterman

Tom Hanks Calls Out Pippin and Kinky Boots on The Late Show with David Letterman

Broadway musicals, watch out—Tom Hanks is calling you out! The all-star A-lister and Lucky Guy star stopped by The Late Show to chat with David Letterman about his fellow theater performers, encouraging some of his ailing colleagues to hit up the “magic doctor” to cure their stage-related pains. He’s been on Broadway for two months and he’s already dishing out ...

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Lucky Guy’s Tom Hanks Gets Honest About Mike McAlary on CBS Sunday Morning

Lucky Guy’s Tom Hanks Gets Honest About Mike McAlary on CBS Sunday Morning

“Because I’m an actor.” That’s how Tom Hanks justifies his decision to take on his latest role, that of renowned tabloid columnist Mike McAlary in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy. But despite Hanks’ bravura performance (and his shiny new Tony Award nomination), the actor revealed that he had first hated the role when Ephron presented it to him years ago ...

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Lucky Indeed: Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Recoups on Broadway

Lucky Indeed: Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Recoups on Broadway

Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, which marks the Broadway debut of Tom Hanks, has recouped its $3.6 million investment just two months after beginning preview performances at the Broadhurst Theatre, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Lucky Guy follows the rise and fall (and rise again) of famed tabloid columnist Mike McAlary, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the corrupt police force ...

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Lucky Guy's Courtney B. Vance on His Third Tony Nod and Feeling 'Indebted' to His Director

Lucky Guy's Courtney B. Vance on His Third Tony Nod and Feeling 'Indebted' to His Director

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 thrilled to be among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2013 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Courtney B. Vance
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Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Extends Through July

Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Extends Through July

Tom Hanks is staying on the Great White Way a little longer! The Broadway premiere of Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy has extended through July 3, playing an additional 16 performances at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Directed by George C. Wolfe, Lucky Guy tells the story of famed tabloid columnist Mike McAlary, whose investigation of the scandal and corruption of 1980’s New ...

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HBO Developing Nora Ephron Documentary Everything is Copy

HBO Developing Nora Ephron Documentary Everything is Copy

The late Nora Ephron, whose new play Lucky Guy bowed on Broadway earlier this week, will be the subject of a documentary at HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Ephron’s son Jacob Bernstein will co-produce and direct the documentary (titled Everything is Copy) celebrating his writer/director mother, whose film resume includes classics like When Harry Met Sally, You’ve Got ...

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Stephen Tyrone Williams on Making Broadway Magic with Tom Hanks and Getting 'Primal' in Lucky Guy

Stephen Tyrone Williams on Making Broadway Magic with Tom Hanks and Getting 'Primal' in Lucky Guy

Age & Hometown: 31; Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Current Role: Breaking down opposite Tom Hanks as Abner Louima—a Haitian immigrant whose brutal assault by police earned national attention in 1997—in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy.

Mock Trial and Error: Thanks to a childhood spent watching crime procedurals with his grandmother, Southern gentleman Stephen Tyrone Williams pictured a future for himself in the courtroom—but ...

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Tom Hanks and the Cast of Lucky Guy Make Headlines and Honor Nora Ephron on Opening Night

Tom Hanks and the Cast of Lucky Guy Make Headlines and Honor Nora Ephron on Opening Night

Dozens of stars hit the red carpet to celebrate opening night for Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, starring Tom Hanks. We chatted with the cast of this New York drama as they sang the praises of Ephron and looked back on the long road to opening.

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Celebs Pack the House for Tom Hanks on Opening Night of Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy

Celebs Pack the House for Tom Hanks on Opening Night of Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy
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Film, TV and theater veterans and NYC literary bigwigs were eager to take a trip to the Broadhurst Theatre for opening night of Nora Ephron’s drama Lucky Guy. Friends and supporters of Ephron were on hand to remember the late playwright, as well as show some love for Oscar winner Tom Hanks as he made his long-awaited Broadway debut in ...

See Lucky Guy Star Tom Hanks Speak French, Praise the Ensemble and Talk About His 'Bittersweet' Opening

See Lucky Guy Star Tom Hanks Speak French, Praise the Ensemble and Talk About His 'Bittersweet' Opening

On opening night of Lucky Guy, star Tom Hanks offered up a peek into the rehearsal process for his Broadway debut, the "power of the ensemble"' and why the "heartbeat" of Nora Ephron is at the root of this New York drama.

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Squigs Salutes Tom Hanks' Dramatic Debut in Broadway's Lucky Guy

Squigs Salutes Tom Hanks' Dramatic Debut in Broadway's Lucky Guy

You’ve definitely never seen Tom Hanks like this before! The A-list actor is the latest star to jump to the Great White Way, making his Broadway debut  in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy. That means Hanks is also the latest person to get the Broadway Ink treatment from our resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson, who offers up this dazzling take on ...

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Cheer On Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Cheer On Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy?

Broadway.com’s Word of Mouth panelists Elissa, Zander and Anna were lucky enough to catch Tom Hanks’ Broadway debut in Lucky Guy. So what did they think about Nora Ephron’s nostalgic journalism drama?

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He’s a Media Sensation! Get a First Look at Tom Hanks’ Broadway Debut in Lucky Guy

He’s a Media Sensation! Get a First Look at Tom Hanks’ Broadway Debut in Lucky Guy
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Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is set to make his Broadway debut in Nora Ephron’s New York drama Lucky Guy. Hanks stars as tabloid reporter Mike McAlary, who rose to fame (and in some cases, infamy) with his high-profile columns in the ‘80s and ‘90s. In the first batch of production shots from the show, Hanks gets into character alongside ...

Watch Tom Hanks, Maura Tierney & More Take the Stage in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy

Watch Tom Hanks, Maura Tierney & More Take the Stage in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy
Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy has found its home on Broadway! Watch clips from the show, starring Tom Hanks, Maura Tierney and a dozen more theater veterans.

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Just How Lucky is Lucky Guy's Tom Hanks? Ranking the Oscar Winner's Memorable Movie Roles

Just How Lucky is Lucky Guy's Tom Hanks? Ranking the Oscar Winner's Memorable Movie Roles

Tom Hanks makes his Broadway debut on April 1 in Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy, a show whose title is quite fitting for the famed actor. Life has been pretty good to Hanks: He's evolved from a sitcom star forced to wear a dress and giant wig each week to becoming a revered two-time Oscar-winning actor/director/producer whose films have ...

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Nora Ephron’s World Premiere Drama Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Opens on Broadway

Nora Ephron’s World Premiere Drama Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Opens on Broadway

Oscar winner Tom Hanks makes his Broadway debut as Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy officially opens on April 1. The scandalous, New York-set play began preview performances on March 1 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

In addition to Hanks, the cast includes Peter Scolari, Christopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Maura Tierney, Courtney B. Vance, Brian Dykstra, Michael Gaston, Dustyn Gulledge, Danny Mastrogiorgio and ...

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Director George C. Wolfe Recounts Working with the 'Fearless' Tom Hanks and Nora Ephron on Lucky Guy

Director George C. Wolfe Recounts Working with the 'Fearless' Tom Hanks and Nora Ephron on Lucky Guy

Everyone wants to work with Tony-winning director George C. Wolfe—and they have good reason. The veteran director's acclaimed work includes Angels in America and The Normal Heart, and now he's back at the helm again with Nora Ephron’s final play Lucky Guy, starring Tom Hanks in his Broadway debut.

In an interview with the New York Times, Wolfe ...

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Maura Tierney on Goofing Off with Tom Hanks and Braving the ‘Crazy’ Stage Door Crowds at Lucky Guy

Maura Tierney on Goofing Off with Tom Hanks and Braving the ‘Crazy’ Stage Door Crowds at Lucky Guy

Emmy-nominated actress Maura Tierney is well-known to TV audiences from her work on ER and NewsRadio; come April 1, she’ll reach a whole new set of fans when she makes her Broadway debut as Alice McAlary, the loyal wife of famed tabloid journalist Mike McAlary (Tom Hanks) in Nora Ephron’s final play, Lucky Guy. Tierney has earned her keep on ...

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