Orphans starring Alec Baldwin announces closing as sales dry up, Broadway Grosses steady for rest of pack May 5, 2013


Broadway stayed steady the week ending May 5, 2013. Mostly things remained unchanged in the Broadway landscape although The Book of Mormon did take over the number two spot from Wicked. And Lucky Guy , starring Tom Hanks, remains the only play in the top ten and I’ll Eat You Last: A Cat With Sue Mengers starring […]

April 2013 on Broadway is jam-packed with shows and Awards announcements


Starting with the opening of Lucky Guy starring Tom Hanks, Broadway is poised for another busy April.  It is common for shows to plan for Spring openings, just after the bad winter weather and just before the awards cut-off dates. This April is similar to so many that have come before.  Below is […]

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Tom Hanks opens in LUCKY GUY on Broadway – Review Roundup

Lucky Guy - Tom Hanks

Tom hanks made his Broadway debut last night, April 1, 2013 in Nora Ephron’s new play about Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Mike McAlary titled LUCKY GUY.  The play is directed by George C. Wolfe and along with Hanks stars, Maura Tierney, Peter Scolari, Richard Masur, Christopher McDonald, Courtney B. Vance, Paula Jon De Rose, Peter Gerety, Joe Forbrich, Michael Gaston, Dustyn Gulledge, Tom Hammond, Marc Damon Johnson, Deirdre Lovejoy, Danny […]

Grosses are UP for the Week Ending March 17, 2013


Spring is in the air and Broadway loves the breeze. Grosses are up for the week ending March 17, 2013. While long-running standards like Wicked, Lion King and The Book of Mormon continue to dominated the Broadway box office, audiences came in droves to see the new musical Motown. Only in its first […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending March 10, 2013


Grosses are up a bit for the week ending March 10, 2013 in part due to the new play by Nora Ephron and starring Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy, which took more than $1 million for its first full week of previews. Matilda got off to a decent start, as well, for its first […]

Tom Hanks Begins Performances of Lucky Guy

Tom Hanks

Tonight is the night! Tom Hanks will finally grace the Broadway stage as previews for Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy begin at the Broadhurst Theatre on March 1. Lucky Guy will play a limited engagement at the Broadhurst Theatre, with an opening night on April 1, 2013. Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy marks a return to her journalistic […]

Additional Casting Announced for Lucky Guy on Broadway

Christopher McDonald

Additional casting has been announced for Lucky Guy on Broadway.  The production stars two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, making his Broadway debut, in a new play by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy marks a return to her journalistic roots in a new play about the scandal- and graffiti-ridden […]

Tom Hanks Will Make His Broadway Debut in “Lucky Guy”

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks will make his Broadway debut in March playing the New York tabloid columnist Mike McAlary in the world premiere production of Luck Guy, bio-play by Nora Ephron, producers announced today. Tom Hanks, a two-time Academy Award winner (“Forrest Gump,” “Philadelphia”) made his professional stage debut portraying Grumio in The Taming of […]

Tom Hanks could make Broadway debut


According to the New  York Post, Tom Hanks is in discussion regarding his Broadway debut next  season in the new play by Nora Ephron, Lucky Guy. The play deals with the life of the late Mike McAlary, who was a columnist for the Post and the Daily News. Lucky Guy, previously called Stories […]