By Adam Hetrick
20 Oct 2012
Ephron, the acclaimed writer-director known for the screenplays to "Sleepless in Seattle," "When Harry Met Sally" and "Heartburn," authored the play about late writer McAlary, who was a columnist for the New York Post and the Daily News.
Hanks, who appeared in Ephron's "Sleepless in Seattle," will make his Broadway debut in the play. His screen credits also include "Philadelphia," "Forrest Gump," "Cast Away," "Saving Private Ryan," "That Thing You Do" and the upcoming film "Cloud Atlas."
Tony Award-winning director George C. Wolfe will helm the production that will begin previews March 1, 2013, at the Broadhurst Theatre towards an April 1, 2013, opening night.
The Broadway production is produced by Colin Callender, Roy Furman, Arielle Tepper Madover, Roger Berlind, Stacey Mindich, Robert Cole and Frederick Zollo, David Mirvish, Daryl Roth, James D. Stern/Douglas L. Meyer, Scott and Brian Zeilinger, in association with Sonia Friedman Productions and The Shubert Organization.
The general public may purchase tickets beginning Nov. 3 via Telecharge.com.