Photo Throwback: Nathan Lane Stars in A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM in 1996

Take a look back into BroadwayWorld's archives with this throwback from when Nathan Lane starred in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum in 1996! Check out the photos below!

Nathan Lane is currently starring in the Broadway revival of Angels in America. Lane most recently appeared on Broadway in The Nance, for which he received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations, and won the Outer Critics Circle Award and the Drama League Distinguished Performance Award, and at the Goodman Theater in Chicago as Hickey in the Robert Fallsproduction of The Iceman Cometh which will be presented at BAM in 2015.

He made his Broadway debut opposite George C. Scott in Present Laughter (Drama Desk nomination), followed by Merlin, The Wind in the Willows, Some Americans Abroad, On Borrowed Time, Guys and Dolls (Tony nomination, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards), Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Love! Valour! Compassion! (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards), The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Producers (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards, Olivier Award), The Frogs, The Odd Couple, Butley, November, Waiting for Godot (Outer Critics Circle nomination), The Addams Family (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations).

Off Broadway: (1992 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Performance) The Common Pursuit, The Film Society, The Lisbon Traviata (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards, Outer Critics Circle nomination), Lips Together, Teeth Apart, Love! Valour! Compassion! (Obie Award), Bad Habits, Dedication, Mizlansky/Zilinsky, Trumbo, Measure for Measure (St. Clair Bayfield Award), A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, She Stoops to Conquer, In a Pig's Valise, Love, Do Re Mi.

Television: Most recently recurring on "The Good Wife" and "Modern Family" (Six Primetime Emmy nominations, Two Daytime Emmy Awards, and a People's Choice Award). Over 35 films including: The Birdcage (Golden Globe nomination, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Awards), Ironweed, Frankie and Johnny, Mousehunt, Jeffrey, The Lion King, Stuart Little, Nicholas Nickleby (National Board of Review Ensemble Acting Award), The Producers (Golden Globe nomination), Swing Vote, Mirror Mirror, The English Teacher.

In 2006 he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in 2008 he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Throwback: Nathan Lane Stars in A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM in 1996
Nathan Lane during the Opening Night Performance of "Forum" at the St. James Theatre in New York City on April 18th, 1996.

Photo Throwback: Nathan Lane Stars in A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM in 1996
Nathan Lane starring in Forum, backstage at the Manhattan Theatre Club Spring Gala in New York City on May 13th, 1996.

Photo Throwback: Nathan Lane Stars in A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM in 1996
Nathan Lane starring in Forum, backstage at the Manhattan Theatre Club Spring Gala in New York City on May 13th, 1996.

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