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Ann Closing On Broadway: Holland Taylor's One-Woman Play Ends Soon (PHOTOS)

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ANN RICHARDS BROADWAY
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 15: In this handout photo provided by The Hartman Group, Emmy award-winning actress Holland Taylor stars in 'Ann,' an intimate portrait of former Texas governor Ann Richards, on Broadway at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater in New York City. 'Ann,' written by Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein, opened on Broadway March 7 and has been extended to run through September 1. (Photo provided by The Hartman Group via Getty Images) | Getty
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NEW YORK -- Actress Holland Taylor's one-woman portrait of Ann Richards, the former Texas governor with the cotton candy hair and down-home humor, will be moving along.

Producers said Wednesday "Ann" will close after the June 30 show following 19 previews and 132 regular performances at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater.

The silver-tongued Richards was a longtime champion of women and minorities in government. She died in 2006 at age 73.

Taylor, perhaps best known for playing the feisty grandmother on the CBS sitcom "Two and a Half Men," has previously taken her play to various theaters in Texas, as well as Chicago and The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

She earned a Tony nomination for best leading actress in a play.

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Online: http://www.theannrichardsplay.com

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