LUCKY GUY Now Selling Tickets Through 6/16
Two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks will make his Broadway debut in the world premiere of three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron's play Lucky Guy, to be directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe.
The production will play a limited engagement at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street); it is now selling tickets through June 16, 2013 with an opening night on April 1, 2013. Previews will begin March 1.
Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy marks a return to her journalistic roots in a new play about the scandal- and graffiti-ridden New York of the 1980s, as told through the story of the charismatic and controversial tabloid columnist Mike McAlary (Tom Hanks).
Also starring will be Maura Tierney as Alice McAlary; Christopher McDonald as lawyer Eddie Hayes; Peter Gerety as editor John Cotter; Courtney B. Vance as editor Hap Hairston; Peter Scolari as columnist Michael Daly and Richard Masur as editors Jerry Nachman and Stanley Joyce; with Brian Dykstra as policeman Brian O'Regan; Michael Gaston as columnist Jim Dwyer; Dustyn Gulledge as Dino Tortoricci; Deirdre Lovejoy as reporter Louise Imerman and editor Debbie Krenek; Danny Mastrogiorgio as reporter Bob Drury and Stephen Tyrone Williams as Abner Louima. The production also features Paula Jon De Rose, Joe Forbrich, Tom Hammond, Andrew Hovelson and Marc Damon Johnson.