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The Man Who Came to Dinner (2000)

Broadcast of a live performance of the Roundabout Theater Company's 2000 New York revival of the classic Kaufman-Hart comedy, about a famous (and famously acid-tongued) theater critic who ... See full summary »

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Moss Hart (play), George S. Kaufman (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Lane ... Sheridan Whiteside
Jean Smart ... Lorraine Sheldon
Harriet Sansom Harris ... Maggie Cutler (as Harriet Harris)
Lewis J. Stadlen Lewis J. Stadlen ... Banjo
Hank Stratton ... Bert Jefferson
Byron Jennings ... Beverly Carlton
Linda Stephens Linda Stephens ... Mrs. Stanley
Terry Beaver Terry Beaver ... Mr. Stanley
William Duell William Duell ... Dr. Bradley
Mary Catherine Wright Mary Catherine Wright ... Miss Preen
Stephen DeRosa ... Professor Metz
Ruby Holbrook Ruby Holbrook ... Harriet Stanley
Julie Boyd Julie Boyd ... Sarah
Jeff Hayenga Jeff Hayenga ... John (as Jeffrey Hayenga)
Mary Catherine Garrison ... June Stanley
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Broadcast of a live performance of the Roundabout Theater Company's 2000 New York revival of the classic Kaufman-Hart comedy, about a famous (and famously acid-tongued) theater critic who is forced to stay in a Midwestern couple's home and the havoc that ensues. Written by Tommy Peter

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The part of Banjo was based on Alexander Woollcott's good friend, Harpo Marx. Harpo thought so much of Woollcott that he named two of his children after him. See more »

Quotes

Sheridan Whiteside: I may vomit.
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Referenced in My Boys: Free Agent (2006) See more »

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What Am I To Do
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Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Byron Jennings
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Love having Broadway in my living room!
9 October 2000 | by kantinkSee all my reviews

We were unable to get tickets for this show while in NYC on vacation this summer, so it was a pure delight to have live Broadway brought into our home! We can only hope for more productions of a similar nature!!


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