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DVR Alert: A DELICATE BALANCE's Glenn Close, John Lithgow Set for ABC's THE VIEW Today

ABC has announced that Glenn Close and John Lithgow, who currently star in Broadway's A Delicate Balance will drop by THE VIEW today, November 2nd. Singer and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson will also be a guest on the show, which airs 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET).

Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance officially opened on Thursday, November 20th. The production stars Glenn Close (returning to Broadway for the first time in twenty years), John Lithgow, LINDSAY Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, will run through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).

In A Delicate Balance, Agnes (Glenn Close) and Tobias (John Lithgow), a long- married couple, must maintain their equilibrium as over the course of a weekend they welcome home their 36-year-old daughter (Martha Plimpton) after the collapse of her fourth marriage, and give shelter to their best friends (Bob Balaban and Clare Higgins), all the while tolerating Agnes' alcoholic sister Claire (Lindsay Duncan).

A DELICATE BALANCE won Edward Albee his first of three Pulitzer Prizes for Drama when it opened on Broadway in 1966. This production marks Glenn Close's return to the New York stage after a twenty-year absence. Joining Miss Close are two-time Tony Award-winner John Lithgow, who starred last summer in the title role of the Public Theater's production of King Lear at the Delacorte Theatre, and LINDSAY Duncan, who last appeared on Broadway in Private Lives, winning a Tony Award for her performance.

A DELICATE BALANCE has scenic design by Santo Loquasto, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, and sound design by Scott Lehrer.


"The View" is a live, one-hour daily talk show from ABC (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET) featuring moderator Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace. It is the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations. "The View," broadcast in HDTV and produced in 2-channel stereo sound, is now available to watch online daily at 4:00 p.m., ET/1:00 p.m., PT on ABC.com. "The View" is owned and produced by ABC. Bill Wolff is executive producer. Brian Balthazar is co-executive producer. "The View" is directed by Ashley S. Gorman.

Photo Credit: Brigitte Lacombe

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