With 'The Producers,' the actor inscribed himself in theatrical memory. He's grateful, but he keeps redefining himself, now with a Tony nomination for 'The Nance.' NEW YORK — If you were to incarnate the spirit of Broadway — the talent, the showmanship, the stamina for roller coaster rides — Nathan Lane would likely be your man.
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Kinky Boots gets 13 noms, Lane is nominated for The Nance, and Kramer will receive an award for his activism. read more
The American Theater Wing announced the 2013 Tony nominees this morning, with Kinky Boots and Matilda leading the pack with 13 and 12 nominations, respectively. Tom Hanks earned a nomination for Lucky Guy, Nathan Lane picked up his fourth Tony nod with The Nance, and Phish's Trey Anastasio was nominated ... More »
Rocky the Musical is going to Broadway! While at first it may sound absurd, give it moment to sink in and you’ll realize just how genius it truly is. Picture Nathan Lane as the Burgess Meredith character. A beefed-up Matthew Broderick as Rocky … so dopey and so very masculine, but somehow so sincere at the same time. Maybe [...]Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Paradigm’s signing spurt continues. The agency has brought Nathan Lane into the fold, where he will be repped by Gotham stalwart Sarah Fargo after a long run with ICM. Lane is a triple threat–movies, TV and especially stage–and he is coming off an arc on The Good Wife and an Emmy-nominated guest role on Modern Family. Show More Summary
And the love story just makes your heart ache. As much fun as the gags and the bump-and-grind music are, and as interesting as the politics of 1937 were, this is a love story.
An excitingly ambitious new play by Douglas Carter Beane, The Nance is held back only by some poor casting and a modest lack of context. But it's essential theater for anyone who wants to see Nathan Lane -- one of the greats -- at the top of his game.
THE NANCE out of THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES 1/2 out of JEKYLL & HYDE 1/2 out of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE...
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Last night I attended a press event for The Nance, the Broadway show starring Tony-winner Nathan Lane that opened this week. From the four-star review in the New York Daily News: Set in 1937 New York, the action follows Chauncey Miles (Lane), a performer with a niche role in a ragtag theater company. Show More Summary
Nathan Lane fans, rejoice! The two-time Tony winner plays Chauncey Miles, a gay burlesque star of the 1930s living an underground
I hate to dub The Nance as a cautionary tale, but all history is cautionary. And not so splendid either, as we always prefer to think.
USC head football coach Lane Kiffin released a post-spring game depth chart on Monday and there weren't a lot of surprises. The two-deep depth chart: Offense Left tackle: AUNDREY WALKER^, Nathan Guertler, (Nico Falah ) Left guard: MAX...Show More Summary
Fan-favorites Kevin Conroy, Dana Delany and Nathan Fillion will reprise their roles as Batman, Lois Lane and Green Lantern, respectively, in DC's new animated feature Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, TV Guide reports, but some new voices... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
“The Nance,” a new play that deals in sexual identity on and offstage, opened Monday at the Lyceum Theater.
It’s no small thing to hand a great performer a great part. Did I say “small thing”? Did I say “great part”? Whaaat!? Welcome to the camp world of The Nance, in which Douglas Carter Beane has written Nathan Lane his best new role in years. (The play grows on ... More »
Plays conjuring Manhattan in the 1930s often take on the look of a live-action Edward Hopper painting. Not a bad thing. Actually, the effect is stunning when the curtain rises on The Nance.
The trailer and poster for director Craig Zisk's romantic comedy The English Teacher have come online and can be viewed below. The May 17 release stars Julianne Moore, Greg Kinnear, Nathan Lane, Michael Angarano, Lily Collins and Nikki...Show More Summary
As anyone who watched Nathan Lane?s recent story arc on The Good Wife can tell you, bankruptcy is an extremely complicated process that strips the broke business or individual of almost all decision making power and almost all assets. Show More Summary