‘Misery,’ with Metcalf and Willis, Sets Broadway Opening

June 23, 2015

‘Misery,’ With Metcalf Joining Willis, Sets Broadway Opening Date
by Scott Heller
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The stage adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “Misery” has an opening date and a new nemesis for Bruce Willis, who is making his Broadway debut in the play.

The producers announced on Tuesday that Laurie Metcalf, a Tony nominee and three-time Emmy winner, will play the deranged super-fan Annie Wilkes in the show, which is scheduled to begin a limited run at the Broadhurst Theatre on Oct. 22, with a Nov. 15 opening.  READ MORE