Tom Hanks discovers the heady pleasures of theater

April 26, 2013 - Enquirer Entertainment

We weren’t surprised when it was reported last December that, with more than 12 million viewers and a billion dollars in revenue, Broadway’s 2011-2012 season had turned out to be its best year ever. Even Hollywood’s superstars and A-listers are making a beeline for New...

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Tom Hanks Celebrates the Life of Nora Ephron

April 06, 2013 - Yahoo!

"Nora’s writing was about the world witnessed by her,” Tom Hanks said on Friday at the Women in the World Summit 2013. The actor, who is currently starring in Ephron’s posthumously produced Broadway play, “Lucky Guy,” delivered a loving tribute to his friend...

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Lucky Guy: Is It Time To Accept Tom Hanks As One Of The Greats?

April 04, 2013 - ContactMusic

Though the play has received mixed reviews, critics are unanimous in their praise for Tom Hanks in Nora Ephron's 'Lucky Guy'. Tom Hanks has always plied his trade in the upper rungs of Hollywood's big-budget movies. You want a good looking extravagant type, you try for Johnny...

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Tom Hanks' tears for beloved Nora Ephron

April 03, 2013 - The New York Post

  Tom Hanks says his Broadway debut, the opening night of “Lucky Guy,” was a bittersweet moment tinged with sadness at the loss of his longtime close friend, writer Nora Ephron. Hanks struggled to hold back tears as he got a standing ovation for playing the late New York...

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Tom Hanks' Broadway debut praised

April 03, 2013 - BBC

Actor Tom Hanks has received high praise from critics for his Broadway debut in Nora Ephron's play Lucky Guy. The Oscar winner, who acted in Ephron's films Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail, was hailed as "the star of the show" by The New York Post. Variety...

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Tom Hanks in Tears at Standing Ovation for Broadway Debut from A Tough Crowd

April 02, 2013 - Showbiz411

Tom Hanks got a wildly enthusiastic standing ovation last night as he made his Broadway debut with Nora Ephron’s “Lucky Guy.” The response was not just from friends and fans because they like Hanks, but because his portrayal of Mike McAlary is such a moving, funny, and lovely...

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At After-Party for Lucky Guy, Tom Hanks Speaks of the Two Truths to His Drunken Photobomb

April 02, 2013 - Observer

For a while, it looked like Bill Murray would be this nation’s greying Loki–the prankster god who pushes hipsters to the ground and whispers to them, “No one will ever believe you,” while pouring shots behind the bar at SXSW, crashing karaoke night and generally being a...

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Tom Hanks makes solid Broadway debut in so-so play

April 02, 2013 - Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tom Hanks impressed critics with his Broadway debut in "Lucky Guy", Nora Ephron's final play, but the late Hollywood writer and director did not fare so well with her newsroom-set drama that opened on Monday night. As tabloid journalist Mike McAlary, who...

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Tom Hanks is quite the headliner in 'Lucky Guy'

April 02, 2013 - USA Today

NEW YORK — Leave it to Nora Ephron to write a play involving police brutality, cancer and one of the world's most famously cynical professions — and make it a romantic comedy. The hero of her swan song, Lucky Guy (* * * ½ out of four), which opened Monday at...

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Review: Tom Hanks shines in Norah Ephron’s ‘Lucky Guy,’ but play is messy and overstuffed

April 02, 2013 - The Washington Post

NEW YORK — Nora Ephron’s last play is about the world of New York tabloids, and it’s a lot like the messy subject she looks at — overindulgent, overstuffed and raucous. That’s its charm as well as its undoing. “Lucky Guy,” starring Tom Hanks sporting...

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