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Sunday Special: From the Screen to the Boards - This Season's Movie Stars on Broadway

From Broadway debuts to stage veterans, this season is swarming with big screen stars.

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN's Emma Stone just took her first bows in CABARET, Hugh Jackman returns to Broadway in THE RIVER (opening tonight!), LOVE LETTERS continues to act as a rotating showcase of silver screen greats, Michael C. Hall is balancing in HEDWIG's stilettos for an extended run, IT'S ONLY A PLAY wrangles a top-notch team of movie stars, and more.

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the backstory on this year's film-to-stage transplants. Scroll down to learn more, and be sure to let us who you're most excited to see on the Great White Way, plus which actors you'd like to make the leap!


Emma Stone

Where you can see her: at Studio 54 as 'Sally Bowles' in CABARET

How you know her: Golden Globe nominated actress Emma Stone recently reprised her role as 'Gwen Stacy' in the second installment of Columbia Pictures' franchise feature, The Amazing Spiderman 2. Stone was recently seen in the new Woody Allen film Magic in the Moonlight in which she stars opposite Colin Firth. She also stars in the dark comedy Birdman, starring opposite Zack Galifinakis, Michael Keaton and Edward Norton. Next year Stone will appear in the Untitled Cameron Crowe project forColumbia Pictures opposite Bradley Cooper and Alec Baldwin slated for release May 29, 2015. Stone's additional film credits include the Oscar nominated animated film, The Croods, for Dreamworks Animation, the period drama Gangster Squad, Easy A, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination and an MTV Movie Award for "Best Comedic Performance," the award-winning drama, The Help, the romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love Screen Gems Friends with Benefits, the independent drama Paperman, the Twentieth Century Fox animated comedy, Marmaduke, Columbia Picture's hit comedy Zombieland, the Warner Brothers romantic comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, theColumbia Pictures/Happy Madison hit comedy, The House Bunny, Twentieth Century Fox's The Rocker and the Judd Apatow comedy Superbad.

Her stage credits: Broadway debut!


Hugh Jackman

Where you can see him: at the Circle in the Square Theatre as 'Man' in THE RIVER

How you know him: Jackman made his first major U.S. film appearance as Wolverine in the first installment of the X-Men series, a role he reprised in the enormously successful X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand in 2006, as well as X-Men Origins: Wolverine in 2009 and in The Wolverine in 2013. Jackman reunited with the X-men team for X-Men: Days of Future Past. Other recent film roles: Warner Brothers' Prisoners, Jean Valjean in the film adaptation of Les Miserables, for which he earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Comedy/Musical, and an Academy Award nomination. Additionally, Jackman has starred in Shawn Levy's Real Steel, Baz Luhrmann's Australia, Darren Aronofsky's The Fountain, Christopher Nolan's The Prestige and Woody Allen's Scoop. He lent his voice to the animated features Rise of the Guardians,Happy Feet and Flushed Away. Other films in which he has had leading roles include Deception, Someone Like You, Swordfish, Van Helsing and Kate and Leopold, for which he received a 2002 Golden Globe nomination. On February 22, 2009, Jackman hosted the 81st annual Academy Awards. This wasn't Jackman's first foray into awards show hosting. He previously served as host of the Tony Awards three years in a row from 2003-2005, earning an Emmy Award® for his 2004 duties at the 58th annual ceremony, and an Emmy nomination for his 2005 appearance at the 59th annual ceremony.

His stage credits: The Australian native was most recently on Broadway in his one-man show Hugh Jackman - Back on Broadway in the fall of 2011. Jackman's dedication to the Broadway community was feted at the 2012 Tony Awards, where he received a Special Award from the Tony Awards Administration Committee, recognizing his accomplishments as a performer and humanitarian. He previously starred on Broadway in Keith Huff's play, A Steady Rain, opposite Daniel Craig, and as 1970s singer-songwriter Peter Allen inThe Boy From Oz, for which he received the 2004 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical as well as Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards. Additional theater: Carousel at Carnegie Hall, Oklahoma! at the National Theatre in London (Olivier nomination), Sunset Boulevard(MO Award, Australia's Tony Award) and Disney's Beauty and the Beast (MO Award nomination).


Glenn Close

Where you can see her: at the John Golden Theatre as 'Agnes' in A DELICATE BALANCE

How you know her: She is a six-time Academy Award nominee for her performances in the filmsThe World According to Garp, The Big Chill, The Natural, Fatal Attraction, Dangerous Liaisons, and Albert Nobbs (which she also co-wrote and produced). Miss Close won two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award for her performance on the TV series "Damages,"and an Emmy Award for her performance in the title role in "Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story," which she also co-produced. She appears in the feature film adaptation of Marvel Comics' Guardians of the Galaxy, currently in theaters. She recently completed filming on four features: Low Down, 5 to 7, Anesthesia, andThe Great Gilly Hopkins.

Her stage credits: Close won Tony Awards for her performances in Sunset Boulevard,Death and the Maiden, and The Real Thing. She made her professional theatre and Broadway debut in Harold Prince's production of Love for Love. Her early stage credits include The Crucifer of Blood, The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs(Obie Award), the musical Barnum (Tony Award nomination), and Benefactors.


John Lithgow

Where you can see him: at the John Golden Theatre as 'Tobias' in A DELICATE BALANCE

How you know him: On television, he is best known for his portrayal of Dick Solomon on the NBC series "Third Rock From the Sun," for which he won three Emmy Awards, the Golden Globe Award, two SAG Awards, and the American Comedy Award. More recently, he won an Emmy Award for his performance on "Dexter." Mr. Lithgow is the author of nine New York Times bestselling children's picture books and a memoir, Drama: An Actor's Education, which focuses on his early life and career. Lithgow's latest film, Love is Strange, is in theaters now, and he will next be seen on the big screen in Interstellar and The Homesman.

His stage credits: He won Tony Awards for his performances in The Changing Roomand Sweet Smell of Success. Mr. Lithgow received back-to-back Academy Award nominations for his performances in the films The World According to Garp andTerms Of Endearment.


Tony Danza

Where you can see him: at the Nederlander Theatre as 'Tommy Korman' in HONEYMOON IN VEGAS

How you know him: Perhaps best known for starring on some of television's most beloved and long-running series, including "Taxi" and "Who's the Boss?" Danza's big-screen credits include roles in Walt Disney's Angels in the Outfield, She's Out of Control, The Hollywood Knights, A Brooklyn State of Mind, and the critically acclaimed Don Jon.

His stage credits: Among Tony's stage credits is his exciting run on Broadway in Mel Brooks's hit musical The Producers, playing Max Bialystock, his theatrical debut in Wrong Turn at Lungfish (1993), which earned him an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, the critically acclaimed The Iceman Cometh, opposite Kevin Spacey, and Arthur Miller's Tony Award winning play, A View from the Bridge.


Michael C. Hall

Where you can see him: at the Belasco Theatre as 'Hedwig' in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

How you know him: His television credits include "Dexter" (SAG, Golden Globe awards; five Emmy nominations) and "Six Feet Under" (two SAG ensemble awards, Emmy nomination). On film, Hall recently appeared in Cold in July and Kill Your Darlings.

His stage credits: He recently starred in Will Eno's Broadway production of The Realistic Jones, directed by Sam Gold and co-starring Toni Collette, Tracy Letts, and Marisa Tomei. He made his Broadway debut in 1999 as the Emcee in Sam Mendes' revival of Cabaret and portrayed Billy Flynn in 2002 in the revival of Chicago. Off-Broadway, Hall's credits include the Roundabout Theatre Company's Mr. Marmalade, Cymbeline, Macbeth, Timon of Athens, and Henry V at the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival, The English Teachers for MCC, the Manhattan Theatre Club's Corpus Christi, Romeo and Juliet at Center Stage, R Shoman at Williamstown and Skylight at the Mark Taper Forum.


Josh Radnor

Where you can see him: at the Lyceum Theatre in DISGRACED

How you know him: Radnor wrote, directed, and starred in two films, both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival before being released in theaters: The Audience Award-winning happythankyoumoreplease opposite Kate Mara, Malin Akerman, and Tony Hale and Liberal Arts opposite Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Allison Janney, and Zac Efron. He was last seen in Jill Soloway's Afternoon Delight (Sundance, 2013) opposite Kathryn Hahn and Juno Temple. Recently finished a nine-season run playing Ted Mosby on CBS's Emmy-nominated comedy How I Met Your Mother. His other television credits include guest appearances on ER, Six Feet Under, and Law & Order among others. He was a series regular on ABC's The Court starring Sally Field. He made his film debut in the original teen spoofNot Another Teen Movie.

His stage credits: On Broadway he played the title character in The Graduate opposite Kathleen Turner. Off-Broadway and regionally, he has appeared at the Manhattan Theater Club, The Vineyard Theater, and Baltimore Center Stage, among others. In Los Angeles, he appeared in the Ovation Award-winning world premiere production of Jon Robin Baitz's The Paris Letter. Most recently Josh appeared in New York Stage and Film's world premiere production of Richard Greenberg's The Babylon Line, directed by Terry Kinney.


Nathan Lane

Where you can see him: at the Schoenfeld Thatre as 'James Wicker' in IT'S ONLY A PLAY

How you know him: 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.

His stage credits: 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 Falls production 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.


Matthew Broderick

Where you can see him: at the Schoenfeld Thatre as 'Peter Austin' in IT'S ONLY A PLAY

How you know him: Films include: Max Dugan Returns, WarGames, 1918, On Valentine's Day, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Project X,Ladyhawke, Biloxi Blues, Glory, Family Business, The Freshman, The Lion King, Infinity (directed by Mr. Broderick and written by his mother Patricia Broderick), The Cable Guy, Addicted to Love, Inspector Gadget, Election, You Can Count on Me, The Last Shot, Marie and Bruce, Strangers with Candy, Wonderful World and the film adaptation of The Producers. TV: "The Music Man" on ABC and "Master Harold and the Boys" on Showtime. He also starred in Bee Movie, Then She Found Me, Finding Amanda and Tower Heist. He will soon be seen in Neil LaBute's Dirty Weekend, The American Side and the Untitled Warren Beatty Project.

His stage credits: Broderick made his stage debut at 17 in Horton Foote's On Valentine's Day opposite his father, James Broderick. Off-Broadway: Torch Song Trilogy (OCC, Villager Award), The Widow Claire. Broadway: Brighton Beach Memoirs (Tony®, OCC, Theatre World awards), Biloxi Blues, How to Succeed in Business... (Tony®, DD, OCC awards), Night Must Fall, Taller Than a Dwarf, The Producers (Tony®, DD, OCC nominations), Roundabout's The Foreigner, The Philanthropist and Nice Work If You Can Get It.


Stockard Channing

Where you can see her: at the Schoenfeld Thatre as 'Virginia Noyes' in IT'S ONLY A PLAY

How you know her: With a total of 13 Emmy nominations and three Emmy Awards, including those for her television roles in "The West Wing" and "The Matthew Shepard Story," she is currently seen in a recurring role on "The Good Wife." On the big screen, Stockard Channing received a London Film Critics Circle Award and an AFI Best Actress nomination for The Business of Strangers. Among her other films are Woody Allen'sAnything Else, Practical Magic, The First Wives Club, Moll Flanders, Up Close & Personal, Smoke and Grease, earning a People's Choice Award for her performance as bad girl Rizzo.

Her stage credits: Channing was most recently seen on Broadway in Other Desert Cities, for which she garnered a Tony® nomination. Receiving the Tony® Award for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, she is also Tony®-nominated for her roles in Pal Joey, The Lion in Winter, Four Baboons Adoring the Sun, The House of Blue Leaves and Six Degrees of Separation, for which she also received a Drama League Award, an Obie Award and an Olivier nomination, and was subsequently nominated for an Academy Award reprising her role for the 1993 film version. Other stage credits include The Importance of Being Earnest, The Little Foxes, Hapgood, Woman in Mind (for which she won a Drama Desk Award), The Rink, The Golden Age, They're Playing Our Song and Love Letters.


Rupert Grint

Where you can see him: at the Schoenfeld Thatre as 'Frank Finger' in IT'S ONLY A PLAY

How you know him: Rupert Grint is a British actor best known for his portrayal of Ron Weasley in the adaptation of J.K. Rowling's acclaimed Harry Potter(2001-2011) film series. He has since gone on to appear in a number of films including the indie thriller Cherrybomb (2009), the hitman comedy Wild Target (2009), the war drama Into the White (2012), CBGB (2013), Charlie Countrymen (2013) and Postman Pat: The Movie (2014).

His stage credits: Rupert recently finished on London's West End stage in Mojo alongside Danny Mays and Ben Whishaw, which saw him scoop Best London Newcomer at the acclaimed WhatsOnStage Awards.


Megan Mullally

Where you can see her: at the Schoenfeld Thatre as 'Julia Budder' in IT'S ONLY A PLAY

How you know her: Television includes: "Will & Grace" (2 Emmy Awards, 4 SAG Awards, 5 Golden Globe Nominations), "Parks And Recreation", "Childrens Hospital", "Party Down", "Web Therapy", "Bob's Burgers", "30 Rock". Recent film work: Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; Kings Of Summer; Ernest & Celestine; Smashed; Trouble Dolls; Somebody Up There Likes Me; GBF.

Her stage credits: Broadway: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Grease, Young Frankenstein. Off-Broadway: Carnegie Hall production of Guys And Dolls (Adelaide with Nathan Lane and Jack O'Brien), Annapurna (with husband Nick Offerman).


Bradley Cooper

Where you can see him: at the Booth Theatre as 'John Merrick' in THE ELEPHANT MAN

How you know him: Film credits include: Guardians of the Galaxy, American Hustle (Oscar nom, Golden Globe® nom, SAG ensemble award), The Place Beyond The Pines, The Hangover trilogy, Silver Linings Playbook (Oscar® nom, Golden Globe nom, SAG nom, National Board of Review Award), Limitless, Wedding Crashers, Wet Hot American Summer, Serena. Upcoming film: Untitled Cameron Crowe Project, American Sniper, Untitled John Wells Project, TV: "Alias," "Nip/Tuck," "Kitchen Confidential," "Sex and the City."

His stage credits: Cooper also starred in The Elephant Man at Williamstown Theatre Festival. where he also starred in The Understudy. On Broadway, he appeared in Three Days of Rain.


Patricia Clarkson

Where you can see her: at the Booth Theatre as 'Mrs. Kendal' in THE ELEPHANT MAN

How you know her: Film credits include: Cairo Time; Easy A; Whatever Works; Shutter Island; Good Night, and Good Luck; Far From Heaven (NYFCC Award); The Green Mile; The Untouchables; High Art(Independent Spirit nomination); The Station Agent (SAG nomination, National Board of Review Award); Pieces of April (Oscar, Golden Globe and SAG nominations, National Board of Review Award). Upcoming films: Learning to Drive; October Gale. TV: "Six Feet Under" (Emmy Award 2002 and 2006), "Parks and Recreation."

Her stage credits: The House of Blue Leaves, Eastern Standard. Off-Broadway: Three Days of Rain, The Author's Voice, The Vanishing Act, The Maiden's Prayer,Raised in Captivity. Kennedy Center: A Streetcar Named Desire.


Ewan McGregor

Where you can see him: at the American Airlines Theatre as 'Henry' in THE REAL THING

How you know him: McGregor was recently seen starring opposite Naomi Watts in The Impossible, a drama based on a true story of one family's terrifying account of the 2004 tsunami and the compelling events as they fought to survive in the face of disaster. Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, McGregor brought to life the emotional journey of a husband and father vacationing with his family in Thailand when one of the most devastating catastrophes of our time took thousands of lives. Previously, the actor was seen starring in Focus Features' slice-of-life film, Beginners, opposite Christopher Plummer, and based on director Mike Mills' personal story. The film won for Best Ensemble Cast and Best Feature at the 2011 Gotham Film Awards, received the Best Feature nomination at the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards, and attention from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. McGregor also garnered acclaim for his recent performance in Lasse Hallström's moving film Salmon Fishing in the Yemen alongside Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas. The film premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and garnered McGregor a Best Actor Golden Globe nomination. From his breakthrough role as the heroin-addicted Mark Renton in Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting, to the legendary "Obi-Wan Kenobi" in Star Wars Episode 1, to starring as "Christian" opposite Nicole Kidman in the Oscar and BAFTA award-winning musical Moulin Rouge, McGregor's career has been highlighted by a continuous string of bold and daring performances.

His stage credits: McGregor was last seen on the London stage in 2008 starring as 'Iago' opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor's Othello at the Donmar Warehouse, in a role he reprised on BBC Radio 3 in May 2008. Prior to that he starred alongside Jane Krakowski, Douglas Hodge and Jenna Russell in the original Donmar Warehouse production of Guys and Dolls at the Piccadilly Theatre in London. For his performance in the leading role of 'Sky Masterson', McGregor received the LastMinute.com award for Best Actor and was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Earlier stage work includes a production of David Halliwell's Little Malcolm and His Struggles Against the Eunuchs, which was first staged at the Hampstead Theatre before transferring to the Comedy Theatre in London's West End.


Maggie Gyllenhaal

Where you can see her: at the American Airlines Theatre as 'Annie' in THE REAL THING

How you know her: She gained critical acclaim and an Oscar nomination for "Best Supporting Actress" for her portrayal of Jean Craddock in Crazy Heart alongside Jeff Bridges, further exemplifying her talent and versatility as an actress. After receiving rave reviews out of the 2002 Sundance competition for her starring role opposite James Spader in Lion's Gate's Secretary, she went on to receive a Golden Globe nomination for "Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical", an Independent Spirit Award nomination for "Best Actress", a Chicago Film Critics' Award for "Most Promising Performer", A Boston Film Critics' Award for "Best Actress", a National Board of Review Award for "Breakthrough Performance" and an IFP/ Gotham "Breakthrough Performance" Award. Maggie made her feature film debut in 1992, alongside Jeremy Irons and Ethan Hawke in Waterland. This was followed by a memorable performance as "Raven", the Satan-worshipping make-up artist in John Waters' quirky Hollywood satire, Cecil B. Demented, which led her to a co-starring role in Donnie Darko, a fantasy-thriller about disturbed adolescence. Years later, back at Sundance in 2007, Maggie starred in Sherrybaby; she played a female convict struggling to overcome her drug addiction and regain custody of her daughter. The film was well-received by critics and garnered her second Golden Globe nomination, this time for Best Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama. Gyllenhaal was also nominated for a 2006 Independent Spirit Award for her role in Don Roos' Happy Endings, opposite Lisa Kudrow and Tom Arnold. She was Rachel Dawes in the Warner Bros. box office hitDark Knight directed by Chris Nolan. She was also seen in Sam Mendes's Away We Go. In August 2006, Maggie was seen in Trust the Man with Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup and David Duchovny and in Oliver Stone's World Trade Center with Maria Bello and Nicholas Cage. She also starred in Marc Forster's Stranger Than Fiction with Will Ferrell, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah and Emma Thompson. In the past few years, she appeared in John Sayles' Casa De Los Babys with Daryl Hannah and Lily Taylor and Mike Newell's much-anticipated Mona Lisa Smile in which Maggie co-starred with Julia Roberts, Julia Stiles and Kirsten Dunst.

Her stage credits: Gyllenhaal starred as "Alice" in Patrick Mauber's award-winning Closer at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles for director Robert Egan, and previously at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre. She has also appeared in Anthony and Cleopatra at the Vanborough Theatre in London. In 2004, Maggie starred in Tony Kushner's play Homebody/Kabul, which ran in both Los Angeles and at B.A.M.


Cynthia Nixon

Where you can see her: at the American Airlines Theatre as 'Charlotte' in THE REAL THING

How you know her: Perhaps best known for her role as Miranda in the HBO series Sex and the City, Nixon will appear in upcoming projects including Richard Loncraine's Life Itself opposite Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton, as well as James White, an indie film written and directed by Josh Mond. She can currently be see in Amazon's Alpha House, and in the second season of NBC's Hannibal in a recurring role. She recently wrapped Nikole Beckwith's drama Stockholm, Pennsylvania, opposite Saoirse Ronan.

Her stage credits: She has starred in
Wit, Distracted, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Rabbit Hole, Children And Art and The Women. Off Broadway she has appeared in The Vagina Monologues, The Country Club, June Moon, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Kingdom of Earth, Indiscretions, The Scarlet Letter, The Illusion, Angels in America: Perestroika, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, On the Bum, The Balcony Scene, The Heidi Chronicles and many more.


James Earl Jones

Where you can see him: at the Longacre Theatre as 'Martin Vanderhof' in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

How you know him: Jones has won three Emmy Awards, including two in the same year in 1991, and he also earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role in the film version of The Great White Hope. He is also known for his voice acting, most notably as Darth Vader in the Star Wars film series and Mufasa in Disney's The Lion King, as well as many other film, stage, and television roles.

His stage credits: ones made his Broadway debut in 1957 and has won Tonys® for The Great White Hope, Fences; Tony® nom. for On Golden Pond; Drama Desk Awards for Othello, Les Blancs, Hamlet, The Cherry Orchard, Fences; Obie Awards for Clandestine on the Morning Line,The Apple, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, Baal; a Theater World Award for Moon on a Rainbow Shawl; the L.A. Critics Circle Award for Fences; and an Olivier Award nom for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Additional theater credits include: Broadway, London and Australian productions ofDriving Miss Daisy. Most recent Broadway: The Best Man for which he received a Tony® nomination.


Rose Byrne

Where you can see her: at the Longacre Theatre as 'Martin Vanderhof' in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

How you know her: She is best known for her performance as "Ellen Parsons" in the critically acclaimed television series Damages, for which she was nominated for an Emmy® and Golden Globe®. Byrne is also known for her performance as "Helen" in the film Bridesmaids, which won multiple awards including SAG, Critics Choice and a Golden Globe®, among others. Other film credits include: This is Where I Leave You, Neighbors, Insidious: Chapter 2, I Give it a Year, The Internship, Place Beyond the Pines, X-Men: First Class, Get Him to the Greek, Knowing, Adam, Marie Antoinette, 28 Weeks Later, Sunshine, The Dead Girl, Troy, Wicker Park, I Capture Castle, The Tenants, Two Hands and The Goddess of 1967. Other TV credits include: Casanova.

Her stage credits: Broadway debut!


Alan Alda

Where you can see him: at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as 'Andrew Makepeace Ladd III' in LOVE LETTERS (through December 18)

How you know him: Film: Martin Scorsese's The Aviator (Oscar Nomination); Crimes and Misdemeanors (British Academy Award nomination); Everyone Says I Love You; Flirting With Disaster; Manhattan Murder Mystery; Same Time, Next Year'; California Suite; The Seduction of Joe Tyman (which he also wrote); The Four Seasons; Sweet Liberty; A New Life; and Betsy's Wedding (which he also wrote and directed). TV: "The West Wing," "30 Rock," "The Big C," "The Blacklist," "ER," host of "Scientific American Frontiers" on PBS, "M*A*S*H" (played Hawkeye Pierce for 11 years, wrote and directed many episodes, won five Emmy Awards). Nominated for 30 Emmys; inducted into the Television Hall of Fame; won three Directors Guild Awards, six Golden Globes, seven People's Choice Awards; nominated for two Writers Guild Awards.

His stage credits: Broadway: Glenn Garry Glenn Ross, QED, Art, Jake's Women (Tony nomination), The Apple Tree (Tony nomination) and The Owl and the Pussycast.


Candice Bergen

Where you can see her: at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as 'Melissa Gardner' in LOVE LETTERS (through December 18)

How you know her: She starred for ten years on the critically acclaimed CBS comedy "Murphy Brown" (five Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards). Other TV credits: "Boston Legal" (two Emmy nominations, Golden Globe, SAG nominations), "Sex and the City," and "House M.D." Some film credits: Starting Over (Oscar nomination). The Sand Pebbles, Getting Straight, Soldier Blue, Carnal Knowledge, The Wind and the Lion, Rich and Famous, Gandhi, Miss Congeniality, Sweet Home Alabama, The Women, and Bride Wars.

Her stage credits: Candice made her Broadway debut in Hurlyburly, directed by Mike Nichols, and was last seen on Broadway in Gore Vidal's The Best Man.


Stacy Keach

Where you can see him: at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as 'Andrew Makepeace Ladd III' in LOVE LETTERS (December 19 through January 9)

How you know him: Keach's film work includes The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Nebraska, American History X, W., Imbued (also composed the score), The Bourne Legacy, most recently, Disney's Planes and Planes: Fire & Rescue, If I Stay, Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For, and Stephen King's Cell. TV credits include "Mike Hammer," "Prison Break," "Two and a Half Men", "Brooklyn 99", "Jennifer Falls", and most recently, "Law and Order: Special Victim's Unit

His stage credits: On stage he has starred in Other Desert Cities, Indians, Deathtrap, Solitary Confinement and The Kentucky Cycle.


Diana Rigg

Where you can see her: at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as 'Melissa Gardner' in LOVE LETTERS (December 19 through January 9)

How you know her: Television credits includes: "Game of Thrones" (Emmy nomination), "Rebecca" (Emmy Award), "The American," "Unexplained Laughter," "Mother Love" (BAFTA Award for Best Actress), "King Lear," "Hedda Gabler" and 'Emma Peel' in "The Avengers." Her film work includes: The Painted Veil, Heidi, Parting Shots, In The Beginning, A Good Man In Africa, Evil Under the Sun, A Little Night Music, On Her Majesty's Secret Service and The Hospital.

Her stage credits: Rigg's theatre credits include: Pygmalion (Garrick Theatre), Hayfever and The Cherry Orchard (Chichester Festival Theatre), Mother Courage, Humble Boy, The Misanthrope, Tom Stoppard's Jumpers, Phaedra Britannica and The Hollow Crown (National Theatre).


Anjelica Huston

Where you can see her: at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as 'Melissa Gardner' in LOVE LETTERS (January 10 through February 15)

How you know her: Academy Award-winning actress and director, Anjelica Huston continues her renowned family's legacy in film, which began with her grandfather, Walter Huston and her father, John Huston. Huston received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Prizzi's Honor, and in 2005, Huston received a Golden Globe Award for her role in HBO's original movie "Iron Jawed Angels." Huston most recently starred in the musical drama series "Smash" on NBC. Huston continues to voice the role of Queen Clarion in Disney's "Tinker Bell" franchise, and has starred in Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and The Royal Tenenbaums. Other film credits include 50/50, Gardens of Stone, Woody Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery and Crimes and Misdemeanors, Enemies: A Love Story, The Witches, The Grifters, Addams Family, Addams Family Values, The Perez Family, The Crossing Guard, Buffalo '66, Ever After and Choke. She also collaborated with her director/father on his final film, The Dead. Her directorial debut was "Bastard Out of Carolina," which garnered Huston critical acclaim, an Emmy Award nomination, and a Directors Guild Award nomination. Huston directed, produced and starred in Agnes Browne. Huston's television credits include "Covert One: The Hades Factor," "Huff," "American Dad," and Emmy nominations for "Medium," "Buffalo Girls," "Lonesome Dove," "Family Pictures" and "The Mists of Avalon."

Her stage credits: In 1969 Huston starred on Broadway in HAMLET.


Martin Sheen

Where you can see him: at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as 'Andrew Makepeace Ladd III' in LOVE LETTERS (January 10 through February 15)

How you know him: His feature film credits include Apocalypse Now, Catch 22, Badlands, Cassandra Crossing, The Subject was Roses, Catch Me If You Can, Rage, The Little Girl Who Live Down the Lane, Wall Street, That Championship Season, Man, Woman and Child, The Dead Zone, Eagle's Wing, Loophole, The Final Countdown Enigma, The Amazing Spider-man, The King of Prussia, Gandhi, Firestarter, The Believers, Da, and Judgment in Berlin. For television, Mr. Sheen has starred as John F. Kennedy in the mini-series "Kennedy," Robert Kennedy in "Missiles in October," Watergate principal John Dean in "Blind Ambition," and played President Jed Bartlet for seven season on "The West Wing" (Golden Globe Award, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards). Other TV includes starring roles in "The Execution of Private Slovik," "The Story of Pretty Boy Floyd," "That Certain Summer," "California Kid," "Catholics," "Sweet Hostage," "The Guardian," "Choices of the Heart," "Out of the Darkness," "Consenting Adults," "Shattered Spirits," "The Atlanta Child Murderers," "News at Eleven" and "Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story."

His stage credits: Martin made his New York stage debut in The Connection in 1959, followed by his Broadway debut in Never Live Over a Pretzel Factory. In 1964 he starred in The Subject was Roses for which he received a Tony Award nomination. He later played Hamlet in Joseph Papp's rock version of the play, as well as the NY Shakespeare Festival's Romeo and Juliet. Other Broadway credits include Death of a Salesman with George C. Scott, and The Crucible.


Bylthe Danner

Where you can see her: at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre as 'Anna Patterson' in THE COUNTRY HOUSE

How you know her: She won two Emmy awards for her role on Showtime's "Huff" and was nominated twice for roles on "Will & Grace" and in Joyce Carol Oates' "We Were the Mulvaneys." She received a Golden Globe nomination for Anne Tyler's Back When We Were Grownups. Her film roles include Woody Allen's Alice, The Great Santini, the Meet the Parents trilogy, What's Your Number? and Sylvia, a film in which she appeared with her daughter, actress Gwyneth Paltrow. Most recently Danner has appeared inThe Lucky One and Hello I Must Be Going, and she will next be seen in the films I'll See You In My Dreams and Tumbledown.

Her stage credits: She won a Tony Award for her Broadway debut in Butterflies Are Free and nominations for roles in Harold Pinter's Betrayal, Tennessee Williams' Streetcar Named Desire and Stephen Sondheim's musical Follies. She most recently appeared on Broadway in the musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, and Off-Broadway in The Commons of Pensacola.


Michael Cera

Where you can see him: at the Cort Theatre as 'Warren' in THIS IS OUR YOUTH

How you know him: He starred in the films Superbad, Juno, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, Year One, Paper Heart, Youth in Revolt, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Crystal Fairy, and Magic Magic. Michael played George-Michael Bluth on the FOX and subsequent Netflix series "Arrested Development," and recently starred alongside John Hawkes, Sally Hawkins, and Catherine Keener in "How and Why," a new Charlie Kaufman pilot for FX.

His stage credits: Broadway debut!


Kieran Culkin

Where you can see him: at the Cort Theatre as 'Dennis' in THIS IS OUR YOUTH

How you know him: He has appeared in the films Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Lymelife, Paperman, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, The Mighty, The Cider House Rules,Margaret (written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan), and Igby Goes Down.

His stage credits: He starred in Kenneth Lonergan's The Starry Messenger, Gina Gionfriddo's After Ashley at the Vineyard Theatre (Obie Award), Eric Bogosian's subUrbia at Second Stage Theatre, and James Lapine's The Moment When at Playwrights Horizons.



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