Playbill.com has learned that host Chris Matthews will chat with David Hyde Pierce, who is currently on Broadway in the revival of La Bete, and James Earl Jones, who is currently starring in the Broadway revival of Driving Miss Daisy, on Dec. 30.
"Hardball," hosted by Chris Matthews, airs Monday-Friday at 5 PM ET on MSNBC with an additional airing at 7 PM ET; check local listings.
David Hyde Pierce won a Tony Award for his performance in Curtains and has also been seen on Broadway in Accent on Youth, Spamalot, The Heidi Chronicles and Beyond Therapy. He is also an Emmy winner for his work on "Frasier."
James Earl Jones won Tony Awards for his performances in The Great White Hope and Fences and was also Tony-nominated for his work in On Golden Pond. The actor has also been seen on Broadway in Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, "MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys, Othello, A Lesson from Aloes, Paul Robeson, Of Mice and Men, The Iceman Cometh, Les Blancs, A Hand Is on the Gate, Danton's Death, Infidel Caesar, The Cool Wind and Sunrise at Campobello. Jones' screen credits are numerous and include an Oscar-nominated performance in "The Great White Hope" and Emmy-winning turns in "Gabriel's Fire" and "Heat Wave."
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