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It may seem odd that an actor as firmly associated with New Yawk as Danny DeVito would wait till his early 70s to make his Broadway debut, in this year’s revival of Arthur Miller’s The Price. Mind you, DeVito -- who’s actually a Jersey boy, born in Neptune Township and raised in Asbury Park -- initially prepared for a stage career, graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and performing at major regionals and off-Broadway before landing the TV role, as dispatcher Louie De Palma on Taxi, that made him a star.
“I’d come close to doing Broadway a couple of times a while ago, but it didn’t work out,” says DeVito. “As an actor, you go where the work is” -- and DeVito’s had no shortage, between his seemingly endless film credits (as a producer and director as well) and his numerous television projects, among them the »
Barack Obama is officially back from vacation, and we couldn't be happier. On Friday, he and his eldest daughter, Malia, attended the revival of Arthur Miller's The Price on Broadway. The father-daughter duo linked up with the A-list cast backstage, including Mark Ruffalo, Danny DeVito, Tony Shalhoub, and Jessica Hecht. The Roundabout Theatre Company also shared an Instagram photo of the Obamas hanging out backstage, writing, "We are so honored to have had President @barackobama in our theater this evening for #ThePriceBway!" We love seeing Barack and Malia bonding and all, but hopefully next time they'll bring Michelle and Sasha along. Related:Here's What Barack Obama Has Been Up to Since He Walked Out of the White House - and Our Lives »
- Monica Sisavat
Barack Obama is enjoying life outside of The White House!
The former president, who left office after eight years last month, was spotted out and about in New York City on Friday, taking his eldest daughter, 18-year-old Malia, to see Broadway's The Price at the American Airlines Theater.
Watch: Barack Obama Rocks His Hat Backwards While Vacationing in the British Virgin Islands
It appears the two were having a blast during daddy-daughter date night, flashing gigantic smiles as photographers snapped their pic.
Looks like there were a lot of laughs backstage!
Before jet setting to the Big Apple, Barack and his wife, Michelle, enjoyed some quality time together in the British Virgin Islands.
Watch: Michelle Obama Wishes 'Favorite Island Mate' Barack a [link »
President Obama and Malia yukked it up Friday night with Danny DeVito and other stars from a big Broadway. The former Prez and his 18-year-old daughter hit up Arthur Miller's play, "The Price," in which DeVito co-stars with Mark Ruffalo, Jessica Hecht and Tony Shalhoub. Before the play they ate at Emilio's Ballato ... an Italian joint in the city. President Obama leaving 160 5th ave just now pic.twitter.com/kowtqnif9W — Allan Smith (@akarl »
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A stepped-up editing schedule on his new film Going Places has forced John Turturro to withdraw from an upcoming Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s The Price. Don’t expect to see long lines at the American Airlines Theatre demanding refunds, however. Stepping into the leading role of Victor Franz in the Roundabout Theatre Company production is Mark Ruffalo, joining a cast that includes Tony Shalhoub, Danny DeVito and Jessica Hecht. Steppenwolf Theatre Co. vet Terry… »
Mark Ruffalo has joined the cast of this spring’s Broadway revival of the Arthur Miller drama “The Price.” The “Avengers” star is stepping in for John Turturro, who had to withdraw from the production due to his filming schedule on “Going Places,” on which he is serving as writer, director and star — reprising his role from the Coen brothers’ “The Big Lebowski” as the Latin American bowler Jesus Quintana. Ruffalo, a Tony nominee in 2006 for an acclaimed revival of Clifford Odets’ “Awake and Sing!” will play opposite Tony Shalhoub, Jessica Hecht and Danny DeVito in the “The Price.” Also Read:. »
- Thom Geier
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