The Front Page Stars John Slattery and John Goodman Receive Sardi's Caricatures
The actors were honored by the iconic theater-district restaurant.
The Front Page stars John Slattery and John Goodman received Sardi's caricatures on Tuesday, January 10. The event was emceed by Nathan Lane, who appears alongside them in the Broadway comedy at the Broadhurst Theatre.
Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's 1928 play features a cast that also includes Jefferson Mays, Holland Taylor, Sherie Rene Scott, and Robert Morse, along with Dylan Baker, Patricia Conolly, Halley Feiffer, Dann Florek, John Magaro, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Christopher McDonald, David Pittu, Joey Slotnick, Lewis J. Stadlen, Micah Stock, and Clarke Thorell. Set to play the final performance of its limited engagement on January 29, The Front Page runs at the Broadhurst Theatre under the direction of Jack O'Brien.
The play's plot is described as follows: "The press room of Chicago's Criminal Courts Building is buzzing with reporters covering the story of an escaped prisoner. When star reporter Hildy Johnson (Slattery) accidentally discovers the runaway convict, he and his editor Walter Burns (Lane) conspire to hide the man from the other reporters, while they chase the biggest scoop of their careers."
The Front Page features set design by Douglas W. Schmidt, costume design by Ann Roth, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, and sound design by Scott Lehrer.