"The Best of the Tony Awards—The Plays" Set for May DVD Release; Fierstein Hosts

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Key scenes from 19 legendary Broadway plays will be seen on the upcoming DVD "The Best of the Tony Awards—The Plays."

Acorn Media will release the new DVD May 1 as part of its Broadway's Lost Treasures Collection. Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, most recently on Broadway in the revival of Fiddler on the Roof, hosts the 65-minute recording, which features performances by Morgan Freeman, Len Cariou, Joan Allen, Annette Bening, Maggie Smith, Gary Sinise and James Earl Jones, among others. The complete list of performances follows:

  • Morgan Freeman, As You Like It
  • Len Cariou, Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Kevin Kline, Hamlet
  • Ed Hall, Delroy Lindo, Mel Winkler, Joe Turner's Come and Gone
  • Viola Davis, Brian Stokes Mitchell, King Hedley II
  • James Earl Jones, Courtney B. Vance, Fences
  • Charles S. Dutton, Rocky Carroll, S. Epatha Merkerson, The Piano Lesson
  • Philip Bosco, Victor Garber, Lend Me a Tenor
  • Joe Mantegna, Ron Silver, Speed-the-Plow
  • Michele Lee, Linda Lavin, Tony Roberts, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife
  • Joan Allen, Peter Friedman, The Heidi Chronicles
  • Art Carney, Anna Manahan, Lovers
  • Robert Klein, Jane Alexander, Madeline Kahn, The Sisters Rosensweig
  • Annette Bening, Timothy Daly, Coastal Disturbances
  • Robert Prosky, Sam Waterston, A Walk in the Woods
  • John Lithgow, B. D. Wong, M. Butterfly
  • Maggie Smith, Margaret Tyzack, Lettice and Lovage
  • Gary Sinise, Tim Sampson, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, The Great White Hope The DVD also contains original Playbill cover art for all of the featured plays.

    "The Best of the Tony Awards—The Plays" has a retail price of $19.99. For more information visit www.acornonline.com.

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