Two-time Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf now will be co-starring with Bruce Willis when he makes his Broadway debut this fall in the stage adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “Misery,” replacing Elizabeth Marvel who has a scheduling conflict.
The play, like the 1990 movie that earned Kathy Bates an Academy Award, is about a deranged fan Annie Wilkes who holds her favorite romance novelist (Willis) captive. It’s scheduled to run at the Broadhurst Theatre from Oct. 22 through Feb. 7 with a Nov. 15 opening night (dates are still tentative).
Stephen King wrote the novel “Misery” that William Goldman adapted for the screen and for the stage. Will Frears will direct. . Goldman’s work include his thriller novel “Marathon Man” and comedy-fantasy novel “The Princess Bride…
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