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Interview: George C. Wolfe Makes a Musical, Part 1

Steven Suskin | Posted 05.02.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

"My absolutely favorite time of working on a project is the time I spend not knowing what it is. Because the longer you live inside that period, the likelier you are to discover something new."

Tom Hanks Tears Up at the Theatre World Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Courtney P. Vance couldn't get over it. He was presenting a Theatre World Award to Tom Hanks, not only a two-time Oscar winner and beloved star of man...

Getting Lucky With Tom Hanks

Lonna Saunders | Posted 07.21.2013 | Arts
Lonna Saunders

So, how did I get the best seat in the house, an upper box hanging over the front of the stage? Just lucky, I guess.

The Awards Will Not Be Televised: Lucille Lortel Awards for Off-Broadway and On: Trip to Bountiful

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.12.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The sight of two men in giant clown shoes and oversized pants shuffling on a commuter platform lingers in the mind. From the Signature Theater's produ...

First Nighter: Tom Hanks, Other Talkative Tony 2013 Nominees Spark Their Press Brunch

David Finkle | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Harvey Fierstein was wearing kinky running shoes by New Balance because, according to him, "I have fat feet." Yes, but where was it that he especia...

Will He EGOT??

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

Tom Hanks received his first Tony Award nomination today for his leading role in Nora Ephron's play "Lucky Guy." Thanks to a flutter of responses on T...

Stage Door: Lucky Guy

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.17.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

In the heyday of New York's tabloid journalism, when newsrooms were boys' clubs and you could smoke and swear with impunity, the best reporters were on a mission to right wrongs. For these power-to-the-people crusaders, the 1980s and '90s were a hellava time.

'You Don't Hardly Get Them Kind No More'

Rex Reed | Posted 06.08.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

It's a play that grabs you by the throat, makes you laugh and cry, holds you transfixed for two hours, paralyzes you with excitement from start to finish, and leaves you cheering. I can think of no stronger motivation for getting off your duff and into the traffic to get an exclusive glimpse of what the theater is like when plays percolate and sizzle and hold your heart captive at the same time.

What I Never Told Nora Ephron About Mike McAlary

Gabriel Rotello | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Gabriel Rotello

I was glad to hear that Ephron left behind a new play called Lucky Guy, which opened this week in New York. And I was even more fascinated to hear that it's about Mike McAlary, the late columnist for the New York Daily News. It meant that we would have had at least one thing to talk about.

Tom Hanks' Mustache in Lucky Guy

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The mood at the Broadhurst Theater and at Gotham Hall for Lucky Guy's opening night on Monday was bittersweet exuberance.

How Many 'Lucky Guy' Actors Can You Name?

Julian Sancton | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts
Julian Sancton

Nora Ephron's last play, "Lucky Guy," would probably have been a hit even without Tom Hanks in the lead. Nevertheless, the thrill of sharing oxygen wi...

Tom Hanks Is A Very 'Lucky Guy'

Mike Hogan | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Mike Hogan

Lucky Guy feels like a telegram from history because the newspapers it celebrates don't exist anymore. Gone are the days when a single columnist could steer the municipal conversation with shoe-leather reporting on police malfeasance.

Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy on Broadway

Ken Fallin | Posted 05.29.2013 | Celebrity
Ken Fallin

This coming weekend, a new play by the late Nora Ephron will open on Broadway. Lucky Guy, starring two-time Oscar winner, Tom Hanks.

Twas the Night Before Christmas and You Still Need Gift Advice

Cara Joy David | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York
Cara Joy David

Some of you still want to give the last minute gift of theater tickets. It is always hard to recommend theater for people you do not know, but this season I have some generic recommendations for all.