Review: Nora Ephron's 'Lucky Guy' is great news

April 02, 2013 - LA Times

The late author magnificently conjures the era of tabloid news wars, with a winning ensemble led by Tom Hanks in his Broadway debut. NEW YORK — In the program for "Lucky Guy," the play Nora Ephron raced to complete before her death last year, there's a note by the author...

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Tom Hanks revives old-school NY tabloids in Nora Ephron’s ‘Lucky Guy’

April 02, 2013 - New York Post

Nora Ephron’s “Lucky Guy” is a eulogy. A really fun, really entertaining eulogy. You may have heard that Tom Hanks, making his Broadway debut, is the star of the show — and he is, his Everyman-relatable charm coming through as strongly onstage as it does on- screen....

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Legit Review: ‘Lucky Guy’

April 01, 2013 - Variey

Tom Hanks makes smooth Broadway debut in Nora Ephron's warm ensembler.   Tom Hanks is a natural. Although he hasn’t trod the boards in years, the affable movie star takes to the stage like a fish to water in “Lucky Guy,” Nora Ephron’s affectionate...

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Tom Hanks is comfortably uncomfortable in 'Lucky Guy'

March 29, 2013 - NY Daily News

Tom Hanks battles butterflies. Before performances of “Lucky Guy,” the Broadway drama he’s starring in as departed Daily News Pulitzer Prize winner Mike McAlary, he frets and sweats. Fame brings adoration but also expectations. “Yeah. You can’t do a play...

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‘Lucky Guy’ with Tom Hanks strives to capture the look and emotions of Mike McAlary’s time

March 26, 2013 - NY Daily News

“Lucky Guy,” the Broadway play starring Tom Hanks as ace Daily News columnist Mike McAlary, is a stickler for detail. The star adopts late reporter's style, down to the mustache, and talks with his colleagues to prepare for role.w The show re-creates the day when McAlary...

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At Lucky Guy Rehearsals With Tom Hanks

March 24, 2013 - Vulture

Tom Hanks is practically a Broadway veteran. He lived on West 45th Street in his twenties, and “I’d walk past those theaters all the time,” he says. It just took him three decades to find his way onstage. Next month, Hanks, 56, makes his official debut on the Great White Way in...

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Tom Hanks in “Lucky Guy”: A Final Thank You to Nora Ephron

March 21, 2013 - ArtInfo

Tom Hanks has no understudy. That’s stating the obvious. The box office advance for “Lucky Guy,” the play about the fabled columnist Mike McAlary by the late Nora Ephron, stands at almost $10 million and it’s all about him. Last week, the drama took in nearly $1.3 million...

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Tom Hanks, With 2 Oscars, Will Make Stunning Transition to Broadway

March 18, 2013 - Showbiz411

Nora Ephron did a lot of things but she didn’t write plays. She did write, with her sister Delia, the omnibus “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” It was spoken, with scripts, by five women who sat on stools and didn’t really have characters or interaction. Nora wrote...

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'Do you still like wearing women's clothing?' I asked Tom Hanks

March 16, 2013 - Mail Online

Tom Hanks is one of my favourite actors, and a thoroughly charming man, but as a potential interviewee he’s proved more elusive than a photo of Lord Lucan riding Shergar side-saddle with Elvis. I was due to sit down with him 18 months ago, after months of negotiation, but he pulled out...

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Unreleased 'Captain Phillips' draws early Oscar buzz

March 15, 2013 - The Virginian-Pilot

Remember last SUMMER when Tom Hanks was in Virginia Beach filming scenes for his movie "Captain Phillips"? If so, you might remember that, at the time, the movie about the real-life Capt. Richard Phillips' encounter with Somali pirates was slated for a March 2013...

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