EXIT THE KING Star Sarandon Featured in NY Mag
The article is a wonderful look at how the acclaimed actress is finding her way and shaping her performance as she marks her return to the Broadway stage, as New York Magazine explains, "The role isn't easy. She's onstage almost nonstop, whipping around a twelve-foot train. "I look like a poodle," she says, "like a cross between Marge Simpson and some Roman empress who poisoned her husband."
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EXIT THE KING is translated by Neil Armfield and Geoffrey Rush and directed by Neil Armfield, it began preview performances Saturday, March 7, at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) and will open on Thursday, March 26. This limited engagement will run for 14 weeks only, through Sunday, June 14, 2009.
Susan Sarandon (Queen Marguerite) won an Academy Award® for her performance in Dead Man Walking. She received a 2008 Golden Globe® nomination and a 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for her performance as Doris Duke in the HBO film "Bernard and Doris." She received Academy Award® nominations for her roles in Atlantic City, Thelma and Louise, Lorenzo's Oil and The Client. Her other films include The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Bull Durham, The Witches of Eastwick, The Hunger, Stepmom, Anywhere but Here, Cradle Will Rock, The Banger Sisters, Shall We Dance, Alfie, Romance & Cigarettes and Elizabethtown. Her upcoming films include The Lovely Bones, Peacock, Leaves of Grass and The Greatest. She has appeared in many TV films and mini-series and has made special guest appearances on "The Simpsons," "Friends," "Malcolm in the Middle," "Mad TV," "Chappelle's Show" and "Rescue Me." She received Drama Desk nominations for her roles in the Off-Broadway productions of Extremities and A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking and also starred in The Exonerated Off-Broadway and The Guys Off-Off Broadway.
She appeared on Broadway in Gore Vidal's controversial ensemble piece, An Evening with Richard Nixon, in 1972.