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Linda Lavin stars in the Broadway premiere of Nicky Silver’s family comedy

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The Lyons, Starring Linda Lavin, to Close on Broadway

The Lyons, Starring Linda Lavin, to Close on Broadway

Nicky Silver’s comedy The Lyons has set a July 1 closing date at Broadway's Cort Theatre. Directed by Mark Brokaw and starring 2012 Tony nominee Linda Lavin, the comedy will have played a total of 21 previews and 80 regular performances at the time of closing.

The Lyons stars Lavin as Rita Lyons, the indomitable matriarch of a ...

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Mad Men’s Charlie Hofheimer to Replace Michael Esper in The Lyons

Mad Men’s Charlie Hofheimer to Replace Michael Esper in The Lyons

Mad Men’s Charlie Hofheimer will assume the role of Curtis Lyons in Nicky Silver’s The Lyons beginning June 12 at the Cort Theatre. Hofheimer will take over the role from its originator Michael Esper, who will leave the production June 8 to begin work on the new NBC drama Do No Harm. Hofheimer joins a cast headed by ...

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Here’s to the Girls on the Go! Linda Lavin Welcomes Cindy Adams and Barbara Walters to The Lyons

Here’s to the Girls on the Go! Linda Lavin Welcomes Cindy Adams and Barbara Walters to The Lyons

Two iconic women in media, gossip maven Cindy Adams and TV journalist Barbara Walters, dropped by the Cort Theatre to check out Linda Lavin’s Tony-nominated performance in Nicky Silver’s hilarious new comedy The Lyons. After being shocked, amused and moved, the ladies made their way backstage to pay respects to the master, Ms. Lavin. She welcomed the two ...

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Secrets of the Tony Nominees! Which Nominee is The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Rooting For?

Secrets of the Tony Nominees! Which Nominee is The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Rooting For?

As the excitement builds for the 2012 Tony Awards, Broadway.com is presenting a series of exclusive video features in which your favorite nominated stars spill secrets about themselves, their stage faves and their preparation for Broadway's big night. Today's nominee is the incomparable Linda Lavin, who picked up her sixth Tony nomination as ruthless matriarch Rita Lyons ...

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Hear The Lyons Roar in an All-New Squigs Portrait

Hear The Lyons Roar in an All-New Squigs Portrait

Nicky Silver’s side-splitting comedy The Lyons stars 2012 Tony nominee Linda Lavin and Tony winner Dick Latessa as Rita and Ben Lyons, the unconventional and emotionally abusive parents of Curtis (Michael Esper) and Lisa (Kate Jennings Grant) Lyons. As the show begins, the Lyons family is at a crossroads as their patriarch lies dying and the three remaining family ...

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She’s One Ferocious Mother! Check Out Linda Lavin in the New Lyons Poster

She’s One Ferocious Mother! Check Out Linda Lavin in the New Lyons Poster

Best Actress Tony nominee Linda Lavin may appear mild-mannered in Nicky Silver’s acclaimed comedy The Lyons, but make no mistake, she is one ferocious beast! As Rita Lyons, Lavin casually discusses the time she bought a gun with intent to shoot her husband, sincerely asks if her grandson may be “a little bit retarded” and nags her son so ...

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The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Brings Solo Show to The Metropolitan Room

The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Brings Solo Show to The Metropolitan Room

The Lyons star Linda Lavin, who recently earned her sixth Tony nomination, will perform solo concerts at the Metropolitan Room on May 6 and 7. Accompanied by musical director Billy Stritch and a jazz combo, Lavin will perform selections from her debut solo album Possibilities. The set will include songs like "It Might as well be Spring," "There's a ...

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The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Savors the 'Garden Growing in My Chest' on Tony Nom Day

The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Savors the 'Garden Growing in My Chest' on Tony Nom Day

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!

Linda Lavin
Nominated for Best Actress in a Play, The Lyons

“It feels like ...

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Meet the Matriarch! Linda Lavin & Co. Celebrate the Opening of The Lyons

Meet the Matriarch! Linda Lavin & Co. Celebrate the Opening of The Lyons

Nicky Silver’s celebrated comedy The Lyons opened on the Great White Way on April 23, and the entire off-Broadway company couldn’t be happier to bring this show to the Main Stem. After the show’s hilarious and talented stars Linda Lavin, Dick Latessa, Michael Esper and Kate Jennings Grant took their bows, the cast joined their famous guests ...

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The Lyons Star Michael Esper Admits His Obsessions with Record Stores, Wizards & Hologram Tupac

The Lyons Star Michael Esper Admits His Obsessions with Record Stores, Wizards & Hologram Tupac

Broadway stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, so Broadway.com decided it was high time to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors. Hip stage star Michael Esper, who is currently giving an acclaimed performance as Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa's troubled son, Curtis, in The Lyons, took time out ...

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