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Nathan Lane to star in 2005 revival of <I>Butley</I> (12216)


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Entertainment News
2004-04-27

Nathan Lane to star in 2005 revival of Butley





Playbill.com reports that a revival of Simon Gray's Butley, with Nathan Lane in the lead role, is likely to premiere on Broadway during the 2005-2006 season. Lane starred in a Boston production in the fall of 2003 and at that time told a Playbill.com columnist that a Broadway production was "just a matter of timing. We're aiming for the fall of 2005." The show deals with a literary professor who loses his wife and male lover in the same day; Alan Bates won a Tony for the original 1972 production before reprising the role on film.



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