Tom Hanks on returning to the stage after 32 years: “The nerves hit me about 5 o’clock in the morning”

I can’t wait to see him perform

Piers Morgan

Coming up this evening at 9, “Piers Morgan Live” welcomes one of the most-celebrated actors of the modern era, as Tom Hanks joins the program for an honest and entertaining interview that touches upon everything from his wife Rita Wilson and late friend Nora Ephron, to his early cross-dressing comedy series and current on-stage project.

Set to star in the upcoming play “Lucky Guy,” Hanks’ Broadway debut marks his first on-stage performance in more than 30 years:

“The last official play I did was in 1981 in Hayward, California. I was a guest artist for my alma mater, Chabot Junior College,” revealed the man who’s twice taken home the Academy Award for Best Actor. “We did ‘Charlie’s Aunt’ which was directed by an old teacher of mine named Herb Kennedy and I think we sold out 1,500 seats every night for a few weeks.”

Despite having starred in such…

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