Bebe Neuwirth to star in McNally's 'Golden Age'

July 26, 2012 - 2:37 PM
Theater-Bebe Neuwirth

FILE - This June 7, 2009 file photo shows actor Bebe Neuwirth arrives at the 63rd Annual Tony Awards in New York. Neuwirth has been picked to star in the New York premiere of "Golden Age" by four-time Tony winner Terrence McNally. Manhattan Theatre Club said Thursday, July 26, 2012 the Emmy- and Tony-winning former star of TV’s “Cheers” will appear in the opera-related drama “Golden Age” at New York City Center _ Stage I on 55th Street. “Golden Age” begins previews on Nov. 13 and open Dec. 4. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — Bebe Neuwirth has been picked to star in the New York premiere of "Golden Age" by four-time Tony winner Terrence McNally.

Manhattan Theatre Club said Thursday the Emmy- and Tony-winning former star of TV's "Cheers" will appear in the opera-related drama "Golden Age" at New York City Center — Stage I on 55th Street.

"Golden Age" begins previews on Nov. 13 and open Dec. 4.

The play reunites Neuwirth with Walter Bobbie, who directed her in the hit revival of "Chicago," which netted her a 1997 Tony for best actress in a musical.

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