Tom Hanks Lucky Guy Broadway Play Tickets

Lucky Guy Tickets & Information

Broadhurst Theatre

235 West 44th Street

(Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)

New York NY 10036 View on map

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Lucky Guy Summary

Two-time Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks makes his much anticipated Broadway debut in the world premiere of three-time Academy Award nominee Nora Ephron’s play Lucky Guy, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner George C. Wolfe.

Lucky Guy marks a return to Ephron’s journalistic roots in a new play about the scandal- and graffiti-ridden New York of the 1980s, as told through the story of the charismatic and controversial tabloid columnist Mike McAlary.

From his sensational reporting of New York police corruption, to the libel suit that nearly ended his career, the play dramatizes the story of McAlary’s meteoric rise, fall, and rise again, ending with his coverage of the Abner Louima case for which he won the Pulitzer Prize shortly before his untimely death on Christmas Day, 1998.

Lucky Guy Cast Members:

Tom Hanks, Maura Tierney, Courtney B Vance, Christopher McDonald, Peter Gerety, Peter Scolari, Michael Gaston, Dustyn Gulledge, Deirdre Lovejoy, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Richard Masur, Stephen Tyrone Williams

Lucky Guy Creative Team

Author: Nora Ephron
Director: George C Wolfe
Producer: Lucky Guy Broadway LLC
Press Agent: Boneau / Bryan-Brown

Lucky Guy Award Winners/Nominees

Nominated for 6 Tony Awards
  • Best Play
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play - Tom Hanks
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play - Courtney B. Vance - Winner!
  • Best Scenic Design of a Play - David Rockwell
  • Best Lighting Design of a Play - Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer - Winner!
  • Best Direction of a Play - George C. Wolfe

Nominated for 1 Drama Desk Award
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play - Tom Hanks

Nominated for 2 Outer Critics Circle Awards
  • Outstanding New Broadway Play
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play - Tom Hanks

Lucky Guy Related Links

Lucky Guy In the News

From Tabloid Myth to Opening Night

Jim Dwyer, a friend and competitor to Mike McAlary, the subject of Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy, recalls the circumstances behind the play.

Nora Ephron’s Final Act

The play Lucky Guy, Nora Ephron’s last completed work, is about a journalist who kept striving to do his best work even as he was dying of cancer. He was her inspiration to do the same.

Broadway's New Kid

Tom Hanks is making his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy written by his friend Nora Ephron.

Lucky Guy Quick Facts

Running Time:

Approximately 2 hours and 5 minutes, including one intermission

Price Range


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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 16 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
March 1, 2013 April 1, 2013

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm (When there is an evening performance, open until curtain.)

Mail Order

Lucky Guy
Telecharge Mail Order
P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.