"All of us must take some responsibility..."
They sure have changed!
When I first got the script, a very good friend of mine who is a big political guy- I'll do him the honor of remaining nameless
"Hey, we’ve got good TV these days! I’m in the embarrassment-of-riches category."
The absurdity inside many of Broadway comedies, a world where anything can happen, comes through in full force this season
JAs the vice president, Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) was just a heartbeat away from the presidency. Call it fate: the president has stepped down to care for his ailing wife, and Selina, whose bungling White House antics we've gleefully enjoyed on VEEP for three HBO seasons, now gets her shot at the most powerful post in the land.
The nosebleed Gary suffers was in the script, but most of the other details were born organically. "How Selina reacted to
First Nighter: Broadway's Richard Thomas, Anna Chlumsky, Café Carlyle's Cheyenne Jackson and the Duplex's Ben Rimalower
One of the Broadway season's very highest lights, the George S. Kaufman-Moss Hart You Can't Take It With You remains brightly illuminated now that replacements Richard Thomas and Anna Chlumsky have joined the hilariously accomplished ensemble under Scott Ellis's eloquent direction.
In addition to wanting to be Bernadette Peters growing up, I also wanted to be a paleontologist, a choreographer, a flight attendant, a horse dentist, a jockey, a journalist, and a zoologist.
"Playing her, I'll feel the gamut of impulses, but it's my job to express them as Amy would in the text. I think the struggle is fun to watch - as it is fun to play. Also, as a result, I fight plenty of shoulder tension."