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BWW Flashback: LUCKY GUY, Starring Tom Hanks, Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 03, 2013

LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Tom Hanks in the world premiere production of Nora Ephron's final work, has broken the record three times as the highest grossing play in Broadway history. The show was nominated for six 2013 Tony Awards, including Best Play, with Courtney B. Vance winning for Best Featured Actor in a Play, and Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer winning for Best Lighting Design of a Play. Directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe, LUCKY GUY opened April 1, 2013 at the Broadhurst Theatre, and closes today, July 3, 2013. BroadwayWorld takes you back to LUCKY GUY's beginnings on Broadway below! (more...)

Tom Hanks-Led LUCKY GUY Extends Through July 3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, will extend its run through Today, July 3 only. Lucky Guy, which opened April 1 to critical acclaim at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), is the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Chats LUCKY GUY on 'Letterman'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

On last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, Tony nominee Tom Hanks stopped by and told host Letterman how he got juiced up to perform on Broadway's 'Lucky Guy' with a cold. Check out clips from the appearance below! (more...)

LUCKY GUY Enters Final Week of Performances on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, is now in its final performances on Broadway. The production, the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe, was extended by popular demand through Wednesday, July 3 when it ends its record-breaking limited engagement at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). (more...)

LUCKY GUY Now Selling Tickets Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

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. (more...)

Tom Hanks on Taking LUCKY GUY to London: 'It's in Our Hearts If Not Our Pocketbooks - Yet'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2013

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, two-time Academy Award winner and 2013 Tony nominee Tom Hanks may be taking Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy to London. The actor is in talks for a West End opening in 2014, and he elaborated during an interview on tonight's Tonys red carpet, saying there are still 'no definite plans to take Lucky Guy to London', but that 'the idea's in our hearts if not in our pocketbooks - yet.' (more...)

LUCKY GUY's Vance & Wolfe Set for LEONARD LOPATE Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2013

LUCKY GUY Tony nominees, Courtney B. Vance and George C. Wolfe will appear on WNYC's "The Leonard Lopate Show" on Friday, June 6 at 1:00PM. Locally, the program airs on WNYC 93.9FM, AM820 and on www.wnyc.org. Elsewhere, check local listings. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Talks LUCKY GUY on MORNING JOE
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2013

LUCKY GUY Tony nominee Tom Hanks joined Tom Brokaw, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Mike Barnicle on "Morning Joe" this morning to discuss the play. Check out Hanks' full 25-minute interview below! (more...)

Tom Hanks, George C. Wolfe and More Talk LUCKY GUY on CHARLIE ROSE
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2013

LUCKY GUY Tony nominees Tom Hanks, Courtney B. Vance, director George C. Wolfe were joined by Nora Ephron's son, Jacob Bernstein for a panel on 'Charlie Rose' recently. Click HERE to watch the segment. (more...)

LUCKY GUY Will Be Published, Licensed by Dramatists Play Service
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

Dramatists Play Service will publish and license the acting edition of Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY, which has been nominated for six Tony Awards including Best Play. Founded in 1936 by the Dramatists Guild of America and the Society for Authors' Representatives, Dramatists Play Service publishes and licenses productions of plays in the United States, Canada and throughout the world. The company has published 18 of the last 25 Tony Award-winners for Best Play, including M. Butterfly, The Heidi Chronicles, The Grapes of Wrath, Dancing at Lughnasa, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Master Class, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Art, Side Man, Proof, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia, Take Me Out, I Am My Own Wife, Doubt, August: Osage County, God of Carnage, Red and Clybourne Park. (more...)

Tom Hanks May Bring LUCKY GUY to London
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

Two-time Academy Award winner and 2013 Tony nominee Tom Hanks may be taking Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY to London, The Daily Mail reports today. The actor is in talks for a West End opening in 2014, though it's reportedly far from a done deal. (more...)

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Chats LUCKY GUY on 'Letterman'
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2013

On last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, Tony nominee Tom Hanks stopped by and told host Letterman how he got juiced up to perform on Broadway's 'Lucky Guy' with a cold. Check out clips from the appearance below! (more...)

Tom Hanks Set for THE LATE SHOW Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2013

LUCKY GUY star and Tony nominee Tom Hanks will appear on "Late Show with David Letterman," on Tuesday, May 14. Locally, the program airs on WCBS2 between 11:30PM - 12:30AM. Elsewhere, check local listings. (more...)

LUCKY GUY Recoups; Becomes Highest Grossing Play in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2013

LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner and Tony Award nominee Tom Hanks, officially recouped its $3.6 million capitalization costs as of the week ending 4/28/13, eight weeks after beginning performances. The world premiere production of Nora Ephron's final work, which this week was nominated for six Tony Awards including Best Play, has also broken a record three times as the highest grossing play in Broadway history. (more...)

Tom Hanks-Led LUCKY GUY Extends Through July 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2013

LUCKY GUY, starring two-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks, will extend its run through Wednesday, July 3 only. Lucky Guy, which opened April 1 to critical acclaim at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), is the final work by three-time Academy Award-nominee Nora Ephron and directed by two-time Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FULL HOUSE Alums Bob Saget and John Stamos Get in Bidding War at LUCKY GUY!
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2013

Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut last week in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. At the Sunday, April 7, 2013, matinee Hanks auctioned off a reporter's notebook to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and 'Full House' stars John Stamos and Bob Saget were in the audience to bid against each other. Check out what went down below! (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: LUCKY GUY's Maura Tierney
by Walter McBride - Apr 09, 2013

Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut last week in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. Check out photos of his co-star Maura Tierney in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride below! (more...)

Review - Lucky Guy
by Michael Dale - Apr 06, 2013

In a time when discussions of rape culture and the possibility of the media slanting rape coverage against accusers are controversial subjects in our national conscious, its rather fortunate timing that the highest profile play of the Broadway season involves a New York tabloid reporter whose career was defined by two headline-making rape cases. (more...)

BWW TV: Tom Hanks, George C. Wolfe and LUCKY GUY Cast Celebrate Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 02, 2013

BroadwayWorld was on hand for the most star studded opening of the season, last night April 1, as Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chatted with Hanks and his castmates about the new play and you can check out what they had to say on opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out for LUCKY GUY's Opening Night
by Walter McBride - Apr 02, 2013

BroadwayWorld was on hand for the most star studded opening of the season, last night April 1, as Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. Check out photos below! (more...)

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