“It has been an honor to play Atticus Finch on Broadway,” Daniels said in a statement. “And now this. Thank you, American Theatre Wing.”
Cranston, nominated for his turn as Howard Beale, said, “It’s hard to stay Mad as Hell when you’re nominated for a Tony! Thank you to the members of the American Theater Wing & the Broadway League for this recognition.”
The revival of Lanford Wilson’s Burn This is up for Best Revival of a Play and star Adam Driver earned a nomination for Best Actor for his high-energy interpretation of Pale, a role originated by John Malkovich.
“It’s hard to articulate the honor it is to be nominated,
The Off-Broadway League announced nominees for the 2018 Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway today. See the full list of nominees below.
This year’s awards ceremony, to be hosted by Laura Benanti and Jason Jones, who appear together on TBS’s The Detour, is set for Sunday, May 6, at the NYU Skirball Center. The evening will honor Tony-winning playwright and performer Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) with a Lifetime Achievement Award, and longstanding Off-Broadway company Wp Theater for their Outstanding Body of Work.
Also this year, the Lortel Awards will posthumously elect composer Michael Friedman onto the Playwrights’ Sidewalk in front of the Lucille Lortel Theatre in Manhattan’s West Village. The 41-year-old Friedman, who won an
“We were going to burn the hospital down,” Phillips revealed, after teasing that he and the writing staff completely changed their minds before the season began shooting.
“Nurse Jackie” is set in a New York City medical center.
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Naturally, Phillips wouldn’t divulge
“Edie is one of our finest actresses,” Showtime President David Nevins said in a statement. “We are so honored to have had her on the network. She creates indelible characters and Nurse Jackie Peyton is no exception. I know this final season will bring her story to a close that will satisfy the ever-growing number of loyal viewers who have been entranced and, at times, appalled by Jackie through the years. I want to thank Edie,
Showtime announced it is canceling the acclaimed comedy starring Edie Falco after its seventh season, which begins filming this week.
"Edie is one of our finest actresses. We are so honored to have had her on the network. She creates indelible characters and Nurse Jackie Peyton is no exception," said Showtime President David Nevins in a statement.
"I know this final season will bring her story to a close that will satisfy the ever-growing number of loyal viewers who have been entranced and, at times, appalled by Jackie through the years. I want to thank Edie, the incredible cast of Nurse Jackie and Clyde Phillips and Richie Jackson who have led the show to the success that it is today."
"Nurse Jackie" debuted in 2009 and in six seasons, racked up numerous Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. Falco and co-star
But, star Peter Facinelli will not be returning as a series regular, EW confirmed. Executive producers Clyde Phillips and Richie Jackson, referencing Facinelli’s Twilight roles, said: “In the Twilight of season 6, Peter asked to be released from his contract to pursue new creative challenges. Nothing will Eclipse the incredible contribution he made to the
After blurting out, “Holy sh*t,” to her costar Edie Falco, the “Nurse Jackie” starlet took the stage at the Nokia Theatre and simply stated, “Oh my God, thanks so much. Thank you so much. Um, I gotta go. Bye!”
Once backstage, Wever noted, "I wanted to thank a lot of people – it's happening again. I wanted to thank everybody at Showtime. I wanted to thank most of all Edie Falco. I wanted to thank David and Gary and Matt at Showtime. I wanted to thank Liz Brixius and Linda Wallem, Richie Jackson, and…I wanted to thank Edie Falco very badly. It's hard to do those [Sighs]. Sorry."
When asked how she felt, Merritt confessed, "I don’t know yet. I'm scared honestly.
TV Line reports that Eve Best has opted to walk away from the hit Showtime dramedy. "It was her choice," executive producer Richie Jackson tells the website. "She wanted to move back to London and devote time to theatre work there."
It turns out that Best, who's played the best friend and co-worker of Edie Falco's title character since the show's launch in 2009, actually returned to the UK before the show's current fifth season began. Her appearances were possible courtesy of a handful of pre-taped cameos.
The Season 5 finale of "Nurse Jackie" airs Sunday (June 16) at 9 p.m. on Showtime
Are you disappointed that Best (and her character) will no longer be a part of the "Nurse Jackie" world?
The actress - whose character was relocated to London for Season 5 after the actress herself moved back to her native country - arrived at this decision herself, executive producer Richie Jackson says tells TV Line.
“She wanted to move back to London and devote time to theatre work there," Jackson said.
Best has portrayed Jackie's close friend and confidant, Dr. Eleanor O'Hara, since the show premiered on Showtime in 2009.
It wraps up Season 5 on Sunday and was picked up last week for Season 6.
Eve Best will not be returning for Nurse Jackie‘s upcoming sixth season, TVLine has learned exclusively.
“It was her choice,” executive producer Richie Jackson says. “She wanted to move back to London and devote time to theatre work there.”
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Best — who played Dr. Eleanor O’Hara, the onscreen confidante and co-worker of Edie Falco’s title character, since the launch of the Showtime dramedy in 2009 — actually relocated to her native UK prior to the start of
If you are counting down, we are about nine days away from Nurse Jackie‘s season 5 finale, which happens on June 16th and has the title “Soul”. Doesn’t that sound alluring? Soak it up, because season 6 won’t launch until 2014.
Did you know the Showtime series was a co-production between the network and Lionsgate? It is. We like out Showtime characters nice and flawed and Edie Falco’s Emmy-winning character Jackie Peyton is definitely that. Clyde Phillips took over as showrunner following Season 4, and he will stick around for season 6, as will his fellow executive producers Caryn Mandabach, Richie Jackson and Tom Straw.
Phillips and Straw wrote the
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