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Chris Rock, Sarah Paulson See Nathan Lane, John Slattery in The Front Page

The starry Broadway production also features Holland Taylor and John Goodman.

Holland Taylor, Sherie Rene Scott, John Slattery, Nathan Lane, and John Goodman take their bow on the opening night of The Front Page.
(© David Gordon)

Stars of stage and screen celebrated the Broadway return of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's 1928 comedy The Front Page on Thursday, October 20, at the Broadhurst Theatre. The production is directed by Jack O'Brien.

The Front Page features a cast that includes Nathan Lane, John Slattery, John Goodman, Jefferson Mays, Sherie Rene Scott, Holland Taylor, 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.

The guest list included Chris Rock, Sarah Paulson, Jon Hamm, and many others. Check out TheaterMania's photos in the gallery below.


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 (John Slattery) accidentally discovers the runaway convict, he and his editor Walter Burns (Nathan 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.

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