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Julie White stars in the New York premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new play.

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Ask a Star: Tony Winner Julie White on Hot Co-Stars, Tiger Woods and The Worst Date Ever

Ask a Star: Tony Winner Julie White on Hot Co-Stars, Tiger Woods and The Worst Date Ever

It's common knowledge that Tony Award winner Julie White is about as funny and likeable as they come. But it wasn't until the star, best known for her trophy-winning role in 2006's The Little Dog Laughed,  off-Broadway turns in shows like Bad Dates and the blockbuster Transformer films, made her way to the Broadway.com studio that ...

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Got a Question for The Understudy Star Julie White? She's Ready to Answer!

Got a Question for The Understudy Star Julie White? She's Ready to Answer!

Fans of big-screen pyrotechnics and high-speed chases know her as Judy Witwicky, the wide-eyed, laugh-riot mom in the blockbuster Transformers films, but despite her movie resume (which also includes flicks like Michael Clayton, The Nanny Diaries and War of the Worlds), theater people like to claim Julie White as our own. A versatile actress with a wide range and a ...

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The Understudy, Starring White, Kirk and Gosselaar, Extends

The Understudy, Starring White, Kirk and Gosselaar, Extends

Theresa Rebeck's showbiz comedy The Understudy has extended its run by two weeks. The production, directed by Scott Ellis and starring Julie White, Justin Kirk and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, was originally slated to end its limited engagement on January 3, 2010. The show will now play through January 17 at the Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre. 

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TV Fave Mark-Paul Gosselaar Takes the Lead Onstage in The Understudy

TV Fave Mark-Paul Gosselaar Takes the Lead Onstage in The Understudy

Mark-Paul Gosselaar has survived the child star curse, television stardom, fatherhood and even competitive cycling, but there’s one thing that finally shook him up: a rehearsal room at the Roundabout Theatre Company. The 34-year-old actor, currently co-starring alongside Tony Award winner Julie White and Emmy Award nominee Justin Kirk in Theresa Rebeck’s comedy The Understudy, has spent nearly ...

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The Understudy Leaves the Stage

The Understudy Leaves the Stage
Date
Jan 17, 2010
Where
Laura Pels Theatre
Show
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Theresa Rebeck's The Understudy plays its final performance at off-Broadway's Laura Pels Theatre. Directed by Scott Ellis, the play stars Julie White, Justin Kirk and Mark-Paul Gosselaar.

The Understudy takes place behind the scenes during the Broadway run of a long lost Kafka play, introducing a cast of characters including a star who doesn’t understand the play ...

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Justin Kirk and Tony Winner Julie White Go On for The Understudy's Big Opening

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Justin Kirk and Tony Winner Julie White Go On for The Understudy's Big Opening
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Any time Tony Award winner Julie White sets foot onstage, you know you're going to laugh. Partner her with current Weeds funnyman and Broadway veteran Justin Kirk, longtime television star Mark-Paul Gosselaar, playwright Theresa Rebeck and director Scott Ellis, and send them all off on a comedic romp through the backstage goings-on of a fictional Broadway show and you ...

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Justin Kirk and Julie White Bring the Curtain Up on New Comedy The Understudy

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Justin Kirk and Julie White Bring the Curtain Up on New Comedy The Understudy

Playwright Theresa Rebeck's newest off-Broadway offering, The Understudy , is pretty clear regarding what the show is about (um...an understudy). But what you might not know is just how funny the new comedy is, or how much fun Tony Award winner Julie While, Emmy Award nominee Justin Kirk and television star/stage newbie Mark-Paul Gosselaar are having bringing this ...

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What's Up, Justin Kirk? The Weeds Star Dishes About Nudity, Pot-Smoking and Playing The Understudy

What's Up, Justin Kirk? The Weeds Star Dishes About Nudity, Pot-Smoking and Playing The Understudy

Justin Kirk hasn’t been onstage in New York since 2002, but he’s never been far from sight. Kirk had a three-season run on the comedy series Jack and Jill, gave an Emmy-nominated performance as Prior in Mike Nichols’ miniseries adaptation of Angels in America, then nabbed another major TV role, that of deviant, pot-smoking “Uncle Andy” on the ...

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The Understudy Hits the Stage

The Understudy Hits the Stage
Date
Oct 9, 2009
Where
Laura Pels Theatre
Show
The Understudy | Buy Tickets

Theresa Rebeck's The Understudy begins performances at Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre. Directed by Scott Ellis, the play stars Julie White, Justin Kirk and Mark-Paul Gosselaar.

The Understudy takes place behind the scenes during the Broadway run of a long lost Kafka play, introducing a cast of characters including a star who doesn’t understand the play, a disgruntled ...

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The Understudy, Starring Tony Winner Julie White, Prepares to See its Name in Lights

The Understudy, Starring Tony Winner Julie White, Prepares to See its Name in Lights

The Roundabout Theatre Company has secured plenty of starpower for its Broadway stagings of Bye Bye Birdie and After Miss Julie this season, but the company is making sure it shares the love off-Broadway as well. On September 11, Roundabout paraded out the already famous faces of its upcoming The Understudy, which stars Tony Award winner Julie White, Showtime's ...

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