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Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!

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 from the cast on the way in to celebrate their opening night party!

Nora Ephron began her professional career as a reporter at The New York Post in 1962 and Lucky Guy marks a return to her journalistic roots. Her new play is 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). Lucky Guy is the third collaboration between Tom Hanks and Nora Ephron, following the films Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail.

From his sensational reporting of New York's major police corruption to the libel suit that nearly ended his career, the play dramatizes the story of McAlary's meteoric rise, fall and rise again.

Also starring are 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 Debby Krenek; Danny Mastrogiorgio as reporter Bob Drury and Stephen Tyrone Williams as Abner Louima. The production also features Paula Jon De Rose, Joe Forbrich, Thomas Michael Hammond, Andrew Hovelson and Marc Damon Johnson.

The production features scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, sound design by Scott Lehrer and lighting design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer. Projection design is by batwin + robin productions, and casting is by Jordan Thaler/Heidi Griffiths.

Photos by Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Tom Hanks

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Tom Hanks

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Maura Tierney

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Peter Scolari

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Courtney B. Vance

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Paula Jon DeRose

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Dustyn Gulledge

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Marc Damon Johnson

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Danny Mastrogiorgio

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Christopher McDonald

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Richard Masur

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Andrew Hovelson

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Brian Dysktra

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Deirdre Lovejoy

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Michael Gaston

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Peter Gerety

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Peter Scolari

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Maura Tierney

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Alice McAlary

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Dustyn Gulledge

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Danny Mastrogiorgio

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Peter Gerety

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Christopher McDonald

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Maura Tierney

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Peter Scolari

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Tom Hanks

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Rita Wilson

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Christopher McDonald & Eddie Hayes

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Danny Mastrogiorgio & Bob Drury

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Director George C. Wolfe & Tom Hanks

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Michael Gaston & Jim Dwyer

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Tonya Pinkins & Stephen Tyrone Williams

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Paula Jon DeRose

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Alice McAlary

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Michael Gaston

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Maura Tierney

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Deirdre Lovejoy

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Christopher McDonald

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Brian Dysktra

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Producer Colin Callender, Rita Wilson, Director George C. Wolfe & Tom Hanks

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Stephen Tyrone Williams, Brian Dysktra, George C. Wolfe, Tom Hanks, Christopher McDonald, Peter Scolari, Michael Gaston

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
Richard Masur, Stephen Tyrone Williams, Brian Dysktra, George C. Wolfe, Tom Hanks, Christopher McDonald, Peter Scolari, Michael Gaston, Peter Gerety, Danny Mastrogiorgio

Photo Coverage: Party with Tom Hanks & the Cast of LUCKY GUY!
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