Deuce's Angela Lansbury to Appear on "The Today Show" May 14

News   Deuce's Angela Lansbury to Appear on "The Today Show" May 14
Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury — who co-stars with fellow Tony winner Marian Seldes in the world premiere of Terrence McNally's Deuce on Broadway — will appear on NBC's "The Today Show," May 14.

Her segment will air between 9:30-10 AM ET on the talk show that is broadcast in the New York metropolitan area on NBC. Check local listings.

With the exception of a few one-night performances, Lansbury has not graced the New York stage since her 1983 turn in the revival of Mame. The four-time Tony winner of Sweeney Todd, Dear World, Gypsy and Mame returns to Broadway in the new McNally work playing a former doubles tennis legend reunited with her teammate at a championship match.

The actress also appeared on Broadway in Anyone Can Whistle, The King and I and A Little Family Business. She earned an Academy Award nomination for her screen debut in "Gaslight" and also played in "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Manchurian Candidate." She is known to television audiences for her lengthy stint in "Murder, She Wrote."

Michael Blakemore (Copenhagen) directs Deuce, which began previews April 11 and opened May 6 at Broadway's Music Box Theatre. The run will be a "strictly limited engagement" of 18 weeks.

Michael Mulheren and Broadway newcomers Joanna P. Adler and Brian Haley are also featured in the cast. Scott Rudin, Stuart Thompson, Maberry Theatricals, The Shubert Organization, Roger Berlind, Debra Black, Bob Boyett, Susan Dietz and Daryl Roth produce the Broadway run.

The design team for Deuce features Peter J. Davison (set), Ann Roth (costumes), Mark Henderson (lighting), Sven Ortel (video and projection) and Paul Charlier (sound).

Deuce performs at the Music Box Theatre, located in Manhattan at 239 West 45th Street. For more information visit

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