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David Hyde Pierce Joining Bette Midler In Hello, Dolly! Revival

The actor will join previously announced star Bette in the Broadway production, producer Scott Rudin said on Tuesday (17May16). Based on Thornton Wilder’s farce The Matchmaker, Hello, Dolly! kicked off on Broadway in 1964 with...

David Hyde Pierce's Broadway Show To Close

Producers of the musical announced on Tuesday (30Jun15) that the curtain will fall on the wedding-themed show on 9 August (15), after nearly three months on the Great White Way. The production...

Netflix To Revive 'Wet Hot American Summer' For Eight Episode Series

It may have taken less than $2 million at the box office back in 2001, but comedy Wet Hot American Summer has gone on to become a cult classic thanks to its impressive cast list....

David Hyde Pierce To Direct Tyne Daly In New Broadway Musical Comedy

Actor David Hyde Pierce will make his directorial debut on Broadway by taking the reins of a new musical comedy starring Tyne Daly and Harriet Harris.It Shoulda Been You, written by Pierce's husband Brian Hargrove...

Frasier's 'Niles Crane' Joins Cast Of Cbs Drama 'The Good Wife'

In his first television role since the conclusion of Frasier in 2004, David Hyde Pierce - who played Niles Crane - has been cast in the sixth season of CBS drama 'The Good Wife'. Pierce...

Sigourney Weaver's Broadway Play Is Officially A Hit

Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce's hit Broadway comedy Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike has turned into a New York money-maker after recouping its entire $2.75 million (£1.77 million) investment.The show, co-starring Billy...

Tom Hanks Nominated For First Tony Award

Tom Hanks has been nominated for his first Tony award.The 56-year-old actor is up for Best Performance by an Actor for his debut role on Broadway in the play 'Lucky Guy'.Tom plays the lead role...

Pierce To Take Play To Broadway

Former Frasier star David Hyde Pierce has teamed up with his longtime partner to bring their play It Shoulda Been You to Broadway.The actor and Brian Hargrove will stage the musical in New York next...

Kelsey Grammer Marries Kayte Walsh

Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh have got married.The 56-year-old actor and the 29-year-old blonde tied the knot on Friday afternoon (25.02.11) at the Longacre Theater in New York City.Kelsey recently starred in the Tony Award-winning...

Pierce Slams Frasier Musical Rumours

Former FRASIER actor DAVID HYDE PIERCE has laughed off reports he's in talks to turn the hit TV show into a stage musical.The 51 year old, who has starred in both Broadway and West End...

Pierce Hosts Sondheim's 80th Birthday Tribute

DAVID HYDE PIERCE will lead tribute concerts to veteran composer/lyricist STEPHEN SONDHEIM this week (15/16Mar10), in celebration of the Broadway great's 80th birthday.The Tony Award winner will become an octogenarian on 22 March (10)....

Lumley To Make Broadway Debut

Veteran British actress JOANNA LUMLEY is set to make her Broadway debut when she joins FRASIER star DAVID HYDE PIERCE onstage for a revival of comedy drama LA BETE later this year (10).The Absolutely Fabulous...

Pierce Returns To Childhood Church

Former FRASIER actor DAVID HYDE PIERCE will be the star attraction on Sunday (11Oct09) when he returns to his childhood church to play the organ.The star recently joined forces with his three siblings to donate...

Hyde Pierce Angry At California's Gay Marriage Ruling

Gay actor DAVID HYDE PIERCE has blasted Californian lawmakers for threatening the legality of his marriage.The former Frasier star and his longtime partner, TV writer/director Brian Hargrove, took advantage of last May's (08) legislation allowing...

Hyde Pierce: 'Grammer Is A Tough Old Coot'

KELSEY GRAMMER is on the road to recovery after another health scare in New York at the weekend (27Jul08), according to his former FRASIER co-star DAVID HYDE PIERCE. Grammer was taken to a medical centre...

Pierce Rejects Return To Tv

Actor DAVID HYDE PIERCE refuses to return to TV - because his role on hit U.S. sitcom FRASIER has defined his career. The 49-year-old star enjoyed an 11-year run as Doctor Niles Crane on the...

Broadway Stars Celebrate Return

Broadway stars DAVID HYDE PIERCE and VINCENT PASTORE are thrilled to be back onstage after the 19-day stagehands strike ended on Wednesday (28Nov07). Major shows returned to New York on Thursday (29Nov07), after a deal...

Pierce Helps Fight Alzheimer's

Actor DAVID HYDE PIERCE has teamed up with America's Alzheimer's Association's Champions campaign to fight the disease both his father and grandfather suffer from. The former Frasier star hopes the campaign will recruit one American...

Hyde Pierce Comes Out

Former Frasier star DAVID HYDE PIERCE has revealed he is gay, after keeping his sexuality secret for decades. The actor, who played Dr Niles Crane in the long-running sitcom, has always refused to talk about...

Frasier Stars Reunite

FRASIER stars KELSEY GRAMMER, DAVID HYDE PIERCE and JOHN MAHONEY were reunited last week (ends04MAR07), after an American newspaper brought the three actors together for a photoshoot. The actors, who appeared on the American sitcom...

Azaria Leaves Spamalot To Return To Tv

Actor HANK AZARIA is leaving his role in the acclaimed Broadway show MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT to resume work on his TV show HUFF. Azaria, who also voices roles on THE SIMPSONS, will be replaced...

Pierce Once Worked As A Security Guard

Former FRASIER star DAVID HYDE PIERCE raises a laugh from pals whenever he discusses his past jobs - because he once worked as a security guard. Before finding success as an actor, Pierce enjoyed...

Spamalot Dominates Circle Awards

Comedy stage show MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT scooped the top honours at New York's OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS on Sunday (08MAY05), including the Best Broadway Musical prize. Former Python ERIC IDLE's theatre adaptation of the...

Spamalot Leads Drama Desk Nominations

Comedy stage show MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT is leading the nominations at this year's (05) DRAMA DESK AWARDS with 12 nods. The theatre adaptation of classic British comedy MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL, starring...

Idle Spamalot To Enrich Spam Firm

An American food company is planning to cash in on ERIC IDLE's forthcoming Broadway play MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT. Based on the British comedy collective's classic movie MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL, the musical...

Frasier Star Lands Monty Python Role

Former FRASIER star DAVID HYDE PIERCE and ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW actor TIM CURRY have been named among the cast of ERIC IDLE's new MONTY PYTHON musical. The acting pair and funnyman HANK AZARIA...

Starry End For Frasier

Long-running American sitcom FRASIER went out in style last night (13MAY04) with a show of stars. The regular cast was joined by ROBBIE COLTRANE, RICHARD E GRANT, LAURA LINNEY, WENDY MALLICK, JENNIFER BEALS and...

Frasier Stars 'Predict' Show's End

The cast of FRASIER teamed up for a surprise appearance on an American chat show this morning (13MAY04) - to pose as audience members guessing how their hit sitcom would end. As the hosts...

Grammer Considers Revising His Frasier Character

Actor KELSEY GRAMMER is considering the idea of bringing back his long-running character FRASIER CRANE on another TV series - after 20 years of playing the psychologist. The Virgin Islands-born screen star has discussed...

Jane Leeves Misses Mouldy Coffee Cup

British actress JANE LEEVES has a special item she's going to miss dearly now her hit show FRASIER has come to an end - a mouldy coffee cup with chewing gum stuck to it....

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